President Trump Stokes Xenophobia

FILE - From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their "broken" countries, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

All my ethnic alarm bells went off when President Trump urged four Congressional critics to go back to where they came from. I thought of the abuses my teen-aged mother had suffered during her first years in North America and similar stories told by others in the predominately immigrant community of my youth. I also have researched the often violent xenophobia faced by Greek immigrants at the turn of the twentieth century. The message being sent had been: “You are …

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  1. Dan, I love your Xenophobia narrative suggest Donald Trump promotes.and the abuse it has on ethnic nationalities who came to America to get a job and make some money to provide for their families, and escape the ravages of civil wars thru out Europe , only to get a job ..and then return to Europe to fight more wars in World War 1 and 2.to represent the interests of a a bunch of American Arisotcrats in their share of the spoils of wars in Europe!

    But your hypocrisy..in failing to identify what the squad defined..was white supremacist anglo American and British societies who have practiced Zenophobia in America for centuries, but whose Racist culture has killed 22 million foreign ethnic citizens of the world since world war 2, including North Korean, Vietnamese, Panamanians, Grenada, Cuban, Yugoslavians, libyan, Syrian , Lebanese , Iraqi, Yemenese..Afghanistan Somalian, Sudanese, and waging economic genocide against Iran, North Korea, Venezuela…all funded by the ethnic immigrants of America who are free to create as much money as possible.to fund a White supremacist government of wealthy Aristocrates of Bankers, Corporate Oligarks, and Religious Special interest groups to monopolize all the world ethnic populations!

    You are a hypocrite in promoting regime change perpetual wars as humanitarian efforts of an entire government,when they are simply wars of conquest and ethnic genocide against Non Anglo citizens of the world!

    Xenophobia of the world !

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