Today’s post is inspired this tweet thread by Aphra Behn (@Shaker_aphra), who inspires and educates me on a daily basis. Visuals offered without commentary.
I realize some people think “Nazi” is just a snarl word. It’s not. People who are pointing out similarities between what’s going on here and other authoritarian, racist regimes are trying to jolt people out of the Dream of American Exceptionalism.
— Aphra Behn (@Shaker_aphra) May 24, 2018
During an Oval Office meeting last February, Trump acted as if he was at a rally, making up Hispanic names and noting crimes they might have committed — saying the crowd would roar for deportations. Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller laughed. https://t.co/3rLF1J73q4 pic.twitter.com/N9SqiJkg1d
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) May 25, 2018
SHE HAS A NAME: unarmed 20 year old, Claudia Patricia Gómez González, from Guatemala, was shot and killed by an ICE agent on Wednesday near Laredo, Texas. pic.twitter.com/mNTgaomOvD
— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) May 25, 2018
Highlights of the NFL’s expected new anthem policy: pic.twitter.com/a62Im2S5Ac
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 23, 2018
— George Ciccariello-Maher (@ciccmaher) May 25, 2018
A weeping mother has been forced to wear a yellow insignia (bracelet) as she is ripped away from her children indefinitely.
In the United States. By policy.
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) May 25, 2018
I cannot stress enough how important it is to recognize the domestic gag rule for what it is.
— Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) May 22, 2018
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) October 16, 2017
— Michael Semple (@mikesemple) May 24, 2018
The stage at an American Nazi rally where 22,000 Nazi supporters filled Madison Square Garden, New York, February 193 pic.twitter.com/SUWNdp5lK2
— Old Pics Archive (@oldpicsarchive) May 17, 2015
America needs out of this mess. This is the only way.
Show up. Vote. #VoteBlue
Bring friends. Register friends.
— Tony Stark 2018 💥 (@1IronMan2018) May 1, 2018