Thursday, March 23, 2006

Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?

Remember those Hallibuton Concentration Camps and that "immigration emergency"?

By Juan Santos in dissident voice Brown Skin/Yellow Star: Turning the Corner Toward Fascism

People in Los Angeles know; over half a million people in LA are expected to march against these anti-migrant laws on March 25th. The march is being promoted on all the Spanish language media.

This essay is both a plea and a demand: you must march with us on the 25th; somehow you must take action...

We won't need a yellow star.

The color of our skin will mark us as suspects, as felons, as threats to "the homeland." Any cop will be free to stop us at any time, under any pretext, to check -- not for dope -- but for our "papers."

At first it won't seem like much. Quietly, at first, a few of us will begin to disappear, just like some 60 thousand immigrants of Muslim and Arabic descent have disappeared since the onset of the Patriot Act; without a word. Like them, we will become targets of the so-called "war on terror."

First it will be dozens, then hundreds, then thousands, then tens of thousands.

Mothers will disappear walking to the corner store. Fathers will never come home from work. Children will be left behind, sobbing in apartments empty of food, warmth, money and life. The neighbors will be afraid. The tens of thousands could readily become millions. read more

1 Comments:

At 6:33 PM, Anonymous Jodi said...

well connected; totally horrifying.

 

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