“If you think those running our concentration camps in America will stop with immigrants, you don't know how fascism works.”
My guest Jemarc Axinto and I are mad. We’re mad because of all the human rights violations happening at the border while everyone is turning their backs. We’re mad because of the ICE raids. We’re mad that people are more upset that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the term, “concentration camps” than they are about the actual presence of concentration camps. We’re mad because Fox News reporters are shrugging them off and saying, “these are not our kids.”
Why won’t Americans admit that the human detention camps are concentration camps? There is an ideological divide between people who believe in the narrative of American democratic nobility and virtue and people who don’t -- the ones who don’t aren’t interested in American exceptionalism. After all, Nazis didn’t build the first concentration camps. Americans did.
Who are all the migrants, where are they coming from and why are they coming here?
And finally, there is no way to talk about the current immigration policies without talking about their architect, Stephen Miller. If Mitch McConnell is responsible for the trade war mess with China, then Stephen Miller is the responsible for the current extinction agenda going on right under our noses.
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