February 19, 2018

AMERICA’S SINGLE WORST CONSTITUTIONAL OFFENSE, BY A POPULAR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT WHO STILL LARGELY ESCAPES BLAME: A Date That Should Live in Infamy.

On February 19, 1942 — seventy-four years ago today — Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. With the stroke of his pen, the man who had earlier snubbed Jesse Owens after the Berlin Olympics used his executive powers to order the imprisonment of over 100,000 persons of Japanese ancestry (as well as thousands of German and Italian ancestry) for the duration of World War II.

Most of the internees were natural-born American citizens, whose “crime” was having a parent or merely a grandparent with Japanese blood. It was an act of naked, aggressive racism that damaged people and families, including my own, for generations.

Well, Democrats like big, dramatic civil-rights violations, as proof that they’re Doing Something about a problem.

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