Red-Green Alliance and Concentration Camps

 

Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (socialist) called the facilities where our immigration service detains illegal immigrants “concentration camps,” and made it clear that she meant to compare the detention centers and the American civil servants to the Nazi concentration camps and guards. She did so by invoking the post-Holocaust battle cry “Never Again,” claiming that we were violating that moral imperative. Never mind that the new masses of illegal immigants, including the children, crossed our southern border because her party has conspired to use them as hostages and golden keys to subvert our laws for permanent ruling advantage.

AOC is comfortable expressing her loathing of America and trivializing the actual Holocaust, to say nothing of the gulags. She will pay no more price than her comrades, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib. She is operating safely within the interests of the red-green alliance. The radical left and political Islamism are both served by simultaneously demonizing American defense of the constitutional republic and diminishing the public perception of real eliminationist totalitarianism.

While “Never Again,” has been used both to refer to the particular horror of the attempted elimination of all Jews and to refer universally to genocide, the power, the punch, comes from the images, the video, the many accounts, of the Nazi eliminationist program. There were no camps used in the Rwandan Genocide. Rather there was mass murder by machete, directed by old-fashioned AM radio transmission, while President Bill Clinton and the Canadians ensured there would be no effective resistance by a small but competent military force. Apparently, the fine sounding phrase just did not apply.

As a member of Congress, AOC is perfectly well aware that both adults who entered our country illegally, or who made the well-coached false asylum claim while clutching their child hostages, and the conspirators’ child hostages, are being provided the best medical care of their lives, along with nutritious meals and clean, safe, sleeping quarters. American taxpayers are even footing the bill for millions of diapers. Her slander of this country and of the thousands of honorable immigration enforcement officers, who defend our sovereignty every hour of every day, is both casual and calculated.

Townhall has the AOC video story, including her video, embedded. The key passage is this:

“I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘never again’ means something,” Ocasio-Cortez continued in her live video. “The fact that concentration camps are now an institutionalized practice in the ‘Home of the Free’ is extraordinarily disturbing and we need to do something about it.”

When she was called out on what she had actually said, she pretended to be misunderstood:

That is when a fellow leftist jumped in, as you can see. So, “Auschwitz was a mixture of work and death camps.” No, they did not stop digging when Stephen Miller and others pushed back. The problem with the first rule of holes is that sometimes people think they are following a gold vein. Once you pass “through the wormhole with the DNC,” Holocaust minimization works to your benefit. Ask Jeremy Corbyn.

Notice that Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (Islamist) just blamed America for Iran bombing oil tankers. This is entirely consistent with her history of public statements. You are entitled to decide if her position on Iran, which is clear and consistent in its long-term plan to wipe the one majority Jewish state off the map, is motivated by Ilhan Omar’s feelings and beliefs about Jews.

Some have asked if AOC has hit the bottom of the hole she’s been digging. Jewish groups expressed outrage at AOC‘s comments, except of course those groups captured by the red wing of the red-green alliance. Well, hold her AOC Chardonnay:

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There are 18 comments.

  1. dnewlander Member

    Full-on insanity.

    What’s worse is that people are still supporting these idiots.

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    • June 18, 2019, at 9:51 PM PDT
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  2. DonG Coolidge

    I think everyone should be care about using the term “children” in the border crisis. A DNA study showed 30% of family claims were false. Also, without documentation, an adult can claim to be 17 years old. How old can an adult be? 30 for sure. 

    With California spending tax money on health care for illegal aliens up to age 26, how old can those people be? Can a 40 year old without documentation claim to be 26? Why not? Certainly not fear of being dishonest. The Middle Class is so screwed over on the Road to Serfdom.

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    • June 18, 2019, at 10:04 PM PDT
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  3. Hartmann von Aue Member

    Yeah, if the Trump administration had established concentration camps, AOC would already be in one. That’s the fact that most easily gives the lie to all of these Nazi comparisons and has been for decades now. Didn’t the Fat Bastard of American politics, Michael Moore, level the same slander against Bush? No, no, lefties. I’ve been to concentration camps. They didn’t have air conditioning, regular medical care or bunk beds with real mattresses. They did have gallows, whipping blocks and medical experimentation wards (after 41 I admit, rather late in camp development, but still…).

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    • June 19, 2019, at 1:01 AM PDT
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  4. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown Post author

    DonG (View Comment):

    I think everyone should be care about using the term “children” in the border crisis. A DNA study showed 30% of family claims were false. Also, without documentation, an adult can claim to be 17 years old. How old can an adult be? 30 for sure.

    With California spending tax money on health care for illegal aliens up to age 26, how old can those people be? Can a 40 year old without documentation claim to be 26? Why not? Certainly not fear of being dishonest. The Middle Class is so screwed over on the Road to Serfdom.

    This is why I referred to the children as hostages. We know children, who are obviously small children, are being rented out, trafficked for purposes of anchoring adults into this country.

    The claim by older people of minor status can be defeated by an X-ray of their wrist, showing whether bone growth is complete. This has been deployed to a limited degree in Scandinavian countries.

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    • June 19, 2019, at 1:10 AM PDT
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  5. Miffed White Male Member

    I remember reading about the hundreds of thousands of Jews who crossed the border illegally to get *into* Nazi Germany.

     

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    • June 19, 2019, at 5:03 AM PDT
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  6. Susan Quinn Contributor

    Her comments literally make me ill. The lack of a sense of decency, the ignorance of history and the facts, are unbelievable. And then when people try to defend her. Good grief. The woman is a nightmare.

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    • June 19, 2019, at 6:37 AM PDT
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  7. EJHill Podcaster

    But they’ve all watched the box set of Hogan’s Heroes so they’re pretty sure they got the history right. 

    This is it. The perfect storm of ignorance, hubris and squandered authority. The latter belongs to the media. Even if there were anyone left to call balls and strikes nobody is listening. 

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    • June 19, 2019, at 7:16 AM PDT
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  8. JamesSalerno Coolidge

    She has a history of backtracking on stupid stuff like this then blaming Republicans for “falling for it.”

    She did this when she said the Green New Deal document that leaked was a prototype and anyone who believes we would actually pay people who were unwilling to work is an idiot. Keep in mind, she never followed up with the corrected document.

    She did this when criminalizing abortion in Alabama was proposed. She said something dumb about how wrong it is to arrest women for getting abortions. When somebody corrected her and stated the woman getting the abortion would not be arrested, the doctor performing the abortion would, she backtracked stating what she meant was “it’s wrong to arrest a woman abortion doctor, dummy! What did you think I meant?”

    Because Republicans are so stupid. We are in a bad place when the media is bending over backwards to cover for someone this intellectually irredeemable.

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    • June 19, 2019, at 8:07 AM PDT
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  9. James Gawron Thatcher

    Cliff,

    None of this should come as a surprise. AOC is a perfect example of the new SJW generation. They have no clear idea of history and, frankly, a rather weak grasp of reality itself. That she is bouncing off the walls with gaff after gaff is exactly as should be expected. That cute googly eyed look and that little girl voice of hers brings out both the paternal and maternal instinct in those of an older generation. It is high time people realized that we aren’t talking about your 17-year-old niece but about a 30-year-old United States Congressperson. This is dangerous and may end badly.

    Regards,

    Jim

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    • June 19, 2019, at 8:26 AM PDT
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  10. Unsk Member

    James : “:None of this should come as a surprise. AOC is a perfect example of the new SJW generation. They have no clear idea of history and, frankly, a rather weak grasp of reality itself.”

    James’s comment goes to the heart of the matter; far too many Americans have not the sufficient grasp of not only history but current events and the proper workings of our Constitutional Republic to understand the consequences of what a commie buffoon like AOC says. My only quibble with James’s comment is that it’s not just the SJW generation but also a lot of older Americans, even millions who are allegedly college educated. 

    This very sad state of affairs is the consequence of the deliberate refusal of our schools, colleges and Universities to properly teach American history and American Civics. Instead those institutions, most of which are wholly or predominately taxpayer funded, have chosen, often illegally, to indoctrinate their students in Marxist ideology and brainwash them into the Marxist world view. These schools, colleges and Universities as presently constituted represent a direct threat to the proper functioning of our American Republic and the American Way of Life. 

     

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    • June 19, 2019, at 10:04 AM PDT
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  11. CJ Coolidge
    CJ

    I actually have some sympathy for what AOC is saying. If “concentration camp” is “mass detention of civilians without trial,” then she’s being accurate. I fully acknowledge it’s a load term–she knows this too, and that’s exactly why she uses it. It’s very effective rhetoric (she’s no dummy) and that’s part of what drives conservatives so crazy about her.

    The mass detention of illegal aliens is so jarring because it is the inherent violence of the State in action. People tend to love government violence when it is merely threatened (or distant, like the neocons do). As long as the threats are implicit, the State’s arbitrary edicts are dutifully obeyed.

    Of course, I don’t for one second believe that AOC is sincerely against “concentration camps” in principle. If there were ever a large scale income tax boycott, I have no doubt she would gladly support the IRS, instead of ICE, running them.

    Incidentally, people keep telling me that we need a State, otherwise we would be vulnerable to invasion from other nations…

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    • June 19, 2019, at 11:48 AM PDT
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  12. Brian Watt Member

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    • June 19, 2019, at 4:11 PM PDT
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  13. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown Post author

    James Gawron (View Comment):

    That cute googly eyed look and that little girl voice of hers brings out both the paternal and maternal instinct in those of an older generation. It is high time people realized that we aren’t talking about your 17-year-old niece but about a 30-year-old United States Congressperson. This is dangerous and may end badly.

     

    Yes. And. They are not gaffs. They are moving the acceptable assertions space, the Overton Window, along a vector desired by the red-green alliance.

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    • June 19, 2019, at 10:24 PM PDT
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  14. Jon1979 Lincoln

    CJ (View Comment):

    I actually have some sympathy for what AOC is saying. If “concentration camp” is “mass detention of civilians without trial,” then she’s being accurate. I fully acknowledge it’s a load term–she knows this too, and that’s exactly why she uses it. It’s very effective rhetoric (she’s no dummy) and that’s part of what drives conservatives so crazy about her.

    The mass detention of illegal aliens is so jarring because it is the inherent violence of the State in action. People tend to love government violence when it is merely threatened (or distant, like the neocons do). As long as the threats are implicit, the State’s arbitrary edicts are dutifully obeyed.

    Of course, I don’t for one second believe that AOC is sincerely against “concentration camps” in principle. If there were ever a large scale income tax boycott, I have no doubt she would gladly support the IRS, instead of ICE, running them.

    Incidentally, people keep telling me that we need a State, otherwise we would be vulnerable to invasion from other nations…

    But it’s AOC’s use of the term “Never Again” which locks her use of the words “Concentration Camp” into a specific type found in Europe in the first half of the 1940s. She might be able to get out of it in a Clintonian way by claiming the word “Nazi” was never used, but that’s also the reason why the public hates legaleese, and people who think they can deny they said what they said/did what they did, just because they can craft a reply that allows for wiggle room and some supposed escape hatch.

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    • June 20, 2019, at 3:47 AM PDT
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  15. James Gawron Thatcher

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):
    the red-green alliance

    Cliff,

    These are exceptionally dangerous people. They didn’t get the 20th-century memo that socialism results in tyranny and poverty. Stalin murdered millions, Mao murdered millions, Pol Pot murdered millions. NAZI stands for National Socialist Party. This is just another form of Statist socialism with a special eugenic twist. NAZIs didn’t need to wait to starve people to death like the Marxists they killed people right away. So-called democratic socialism is just socialism with a veneer of democracy to lull the people into a false sense of security. The Venezuelan people got suckered by this and are paying the price.

    Shallow ignorance whipped up by banal ideology. We thought this was cured after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Well, typhus is making a comeback in California, why not Marxism.

    Regards,

    Jim

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    • June 20, 2019, at 8:32 AM PDT
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  16. Susan Quinn Contributor

    James Gawron (View Comment):
    Shallow ignorance whipped up by banal ideology. We thought this was cured after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Well, typhus is making a comeback in California, why not Marxism.

    But golly gee, @jamesgawron, we’ll do it so much better than all those other places!

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    • June 20, 2019, at 9:42 AM PDT
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  17. James Gawron Thatcher

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    James Gawron (View Comment):
    Shallow ignorance whipped up by banal ideology. We thought this was cured after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Well, typhus is making a comeback in California, why not Marxism.

    But golly gee, @jamesgawron, we’ll do it so much better than all those other places!

    Suzy,

    Why of course we do. There’s nothing quite like blood dripping Marxist accusations camouflaged with the smiley-faced emoji. Also, we feel that diseases from the middle ages are part of our cultural heritage and should be enjoyed again by a new generation. Watch where you step in L.A. and San Francisco.

    Regards,

    Jim

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    • June 20, 2019, at 10:11 AM PDT
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  18. Hartmann von Aue Member

    Jon1979 (View Comment):

    CJ (View Comment):

    I actually have some sympathy for what AOC is saying. If “concentration camp” is “mass detention of civilians without trial,” then she’s being accurate. I fully acknowledge it’s a load term–she knows this too, and that’s exactly why she uses it. It’s very effective rhetoric (she’s no dummy) and that’s part of what drives conservatives so crazy about her.

    The mass detention of illegal aliens is so jarring because it is the inherent violence of the State in action. People tend to love government violence when it is merely threatened (or distant, like the neocons do). As long as the threats are implicit, the State’s arbitrary edicts are dutifully obeyed.

    Of course, I don’t for one second believe that AOC is sincerely against “concentration camps” in principle. If there were ever a large scale income tax boycott, I have no doubt she would gladly support the IRS, instead of ICE, running them.

    Incidentally, people keep telling me that we need a State, otherwise we would be vulnerable to invasion from other nations…

    But it’s AOC’s use of the term “Never Again” which locks her use of the words “Concentration Camp” into a specific type found in Europe in the first half of the 1940s. 

    If you’ve seen the real thing, you know how asinine and scurrilous AOCs comment was. If you can avoid it easily by walking in the other direction and were not dragged out of your house, your synagogue, your church or your workplace to be taken there, it’s not a concentration camp. If it has no Strappado or whipping block, no ward for medical experiments on humans, and no mass crematorium, it’s not a concentration camp. 

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    • June 22, 2019, at 2:28 AM PDT
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