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  •  Your diary is spot on. The US has practiced (2+ / 0-)
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    CA148 NEWS, pitbullgirl65

    political and economic intervention in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, the countries the refugee children are coming from. The US has been supporting leaders in these countries who have been doing little or nothing about the gang violence and other lawlessness that the children want to escape. So the US has a responsibility to take them in.

    So many books--so little time. Economic Left/Right -7.88 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian -6.97

    by Louisiana 1976 on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 04:14:52 PM PDT

    •  There is a big question as to whether the children (0+ / 0-)

      are actually from Mexico and just told to say they are from elsewhere such that they will not be turned back.

      Does it not raise a question to anyone looking at this footage and comparing it against footage of real of real refugees in Africa, how these do not look malnourished or dehydrated.  I would think that after trudging 1000 miles their sneakers look suspiciously clean.

      If an 10 year old kid showed up at my door in Ohio, looking well fed and clean clothes and told me he just walked 1000 miles by himself, I would have a few questions.

      We are being bamboozled people!

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