Definitely not a concentration camp

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  1. RickDeckard

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  2. Bickendan

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    Fakeugees!!!
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    That's Fort Sill, Oklahoma. It has been a U.S. base for the three quarters of a century since some of the Japanese internees were housed there. I wouldn't characterize it as a "concentration camp" by any means.
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  4. RickDeckard

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    How would you define "concentration camp"?
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    At the very least something like that which was not serving a legitimate law enforcement function or being used for oppression or ethnic cleansing.
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    Hey I remember when this was all over the news and the usual suspects were wailing about it...

    .... oh wait. No I don't.
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    I hope America isn't using those Obama child cages again ! Trump should know better by now, especially after the last time he used Obama child cages on children.
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  8. Zombie

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    No he's not.

    Trump would never use Obama cages again. That was a mistake. Trump only uses the best cages. So this time the cages will be painted gold and be bigger. :techman:
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    It was established 150 years ago.
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  10. Dayton3

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    I know. I was referring to its continued use post Japanese internment.
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    Giving Dayton the benefit of the doubt (since it seems that there are those who would like people to assume that this was just a WWII era internment camp that was re-activated for use on migrant children), I *think* Dayton was just trying to point out that it had a different use for the 75 years between then and now, unrelated to internment, not give a comprehensive treatise on the facility's history.
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    This is a what a concentration camp looks like. Learn the difference

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    Er, no. You do realise that concentration camps pre-date their association with Nazis? The British were the first to use them.
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  14. Dayton3

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    In fairness to Rick, if you want to get technical the "concentration camps" that we associate with Nazis and the Final Solution were more accurately "extermination camps".
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    Fuck America, and Fuck every single American that either supports this or doesn't object enough to do something productive about this. :shrug:
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  16. Dayton3

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    Why? Refugees or not. Justified in coming here or not. There are still laws and procedures to follow. Why do you suggest should be done with criminals?
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    These are children.
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  18. Dayton3

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    So what should be done with the children of criminals? You can't just send them away without their parents. You can't just send them back to some foreign country unattended and unsupervised.
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    What else are we supposed to do with them? Until they can have their cases heard, family members found, ect. The most humane thing for them is to be housed in a place where they can be supervised, given medical treatment, food, and beds.
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  20. Forbin

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    What's a viable alternative? School gymnasiums? Somebody's basement? Hoovervilles? Released into the wild?
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    A camp retreat where you go to learn how to concentrate.
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  22. Diacanu

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    Hey, I bet the reaction you'll get is "this is fucking horrible!! Not in my America, goddammit! Time to vote the bastards out!! :mad:".

    *Reads thread*

    Hahah! Nope!
    Not this fucking crowd.
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  23. Diacanu

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    You got posrepped by Dayton for that.
    Get in the shower and cry for 4 hours.
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  24. Diacanu

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    They only rate when they're goo on the uterine wall.
    Born children let you down by being disobedient, or seeing through your bullshit, or having the wrong parents.
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    I'm sure you have a reasonable solution, why don't you share?
  26. Diacanu

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    No concentration camps with doggie cages.
    Anything else but that.
    There, that was easy.
    What a giant blackboard coating calculus problem.
    I'm bushed.
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    Disneyworld.

    Seriously I do get the association and my initial reaction was outrage, but then the fact my high school served as a PoW camp during the war popped into my head.

    On balance I'd rather a little more information (real, impartial information, not the WH party line) about the current conditions at this place before jumping to conclusions, it would be hard to imagine something worse than the cages.

    That doesn't mean I'm not skeptical, mind you, just opting against being trigger happy. The odds are strong this will turn out to be exactly what it looks like, a convenient and cheap way of storing vulnerable people whom much of the voting public cares little about provided they are out of sight.
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    Good thing this isn't a concentration camp with doggie cages, next.
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  29. K.

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    They're not criminals, and neither are their parents.
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    It's a military base where thousands of our men and women have been living for over a hundred years. Unless you can give me a valid reason why it's good enough for the military but not good enough for refugees ....
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