Trump Goes After Brown Workers for the Crimes of Wealthy White Bosses

Thom plus logo In one of the most vivid examples of the year, Donald Trump's ICE has shown us how this administration protects the interests and lives of the wealthy while attacking people who are poor, defenseless, and powerless. ICE conducted raids across Mississippi arresting more than 600 undocumented workers, but not a single wealthy white employer was even detained, much less arrested.

Parentless children are in shock, poor people with no resources are being chewed up by our legal system, but wealthy white employers got a pass from this administration led by a billionaire who, himself, employed undocumented workers for decades without penalty. Children and babies were left at day care centers and schools with no one to pick them up, and in at least one case wandering the streets looking for their parents.

Meanwhile, the wealthy white people who own these companies probably wrote another check to the Trump campaign.

-Thom

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Willie W 1 week 1 day ago
#1

So, one administration lets them in and the next one kicks them out. (After they're established-got a job-kids in school.) Why are they allowed to get that far if they're not going to be allowed to stay? The rules keep changing. Enter at your own risk.... Maybe, that's the intended message.

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deepspace 1 week 1 hour ago
#2

You got it, Willie; that's exactly the intended message!

Trump is a sh*thole dictator wannabe, leading a sh*thole party of corporate fascists, undermining the greatness of America every day in every way. He and his cohorts in Congress have formalized a policy of cruelty designed to discourage any immigration at all, legal or otherwise, from those "dirty sh*thole countries" south of the border. In fact, Trump's ineffective, medieval wall is nothing but a gigantic monument to bigotry and racism -- a physical manifestation of government-sanctioned white nationalism.

Contrary to popular Republican dogma (i.e., gross falsehoods), Democrats are not in favor of "open borders" and never have been. But our legal immigration system is so hopelessly dysfunctional -- thanks to Republican intransigence -- that genuine immigrants seeking a better life and actual refugees seeking asylum are either turned away at the border after presenting themselves to authorities or thrown into "concentration camps." (Call them what they are.) Driven underground, God's children and their families are broken apart, called "illegals," and caged like animals in dystopian human zoos.

"It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones." -- Luke 17:2 (KJV)

Thoughts and prayers: Next November, let's do God's work and cast Trump and his Republican Party into the sea.

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