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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:54 am 
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I'm from Chicago, which is pronounced shi-caw-go, not shi-caaah-go.


I'm from Little Rock, which is pronoucned Little Rock.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:04 am 
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It's the peculiarity of why Irish folks and now Jewish folks like Stephen Miller have become anti-immigrant.


I'm quoting myself because this just appeared in Politico and references Motor's point.

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.
If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story ... cle-219351

It begins at the turn of the 20th century in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in what is now Belarus. Beset by violent anti-Jewish pogroms and forced childhood conscription in the Czar’s army, the patriarch of the shack, Wolf-Leib Glosser, fled a village where his forebears had lived for centuries and took his chances in America.

He set foot on Ellis Island on January 7, 1903, with $8 to his name. Though fluent in Polish, Russian, and Yiddish he understood no English. An elder son, Nathan, soon followed. By street corner peddling and sweat-shop toil Wolf-Leib and Nathan sent enough money home to pay off debts and buy the immediate family’s passage to America in 1906. That group included young Sam Glosser, who with his family settled in the western Pennsylvania city of Johnstown, a booming coal and steel town that was a magnet for other hard-working immigrants. The Glosser family quickly progressed from selling goods from a horse and wagon to owning a haberdashery in Johnstown run by Nathan and Wolf-Leib to a chain of supermarkets and discount department stores run by my grandfather, Sam, and the next generation of Glossers, including my dad, Izzy. It was big enough to be listed on the AMEX stock exchange and employed thousands of people over time. In the span of some 80 years and five decades, this family emerged from poverty in a hostile country to become a prosperous, educated clan of merchants, scholars, professionals, and, most important, American citizens.

What does this classically American tale have to do with Stephen Miller? Well, Izzy Glosser is his maternal grandfather, and Stephen’s mother, Miriam, is my sister.

I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family’s life in this country.


I shudder at the thought of what would have become of the Glossers had the same policies Stephen so coolly espouses— the travel ban, the radical decrease in refugees, the separation of children from their parents, and even talk of limiting citizenship for legal immigrants— been in effect when Wolf-Leib made his desperate bid for freedom. The Glossers came to the U.S. just a few years before the fear and prejudice of the “America First” nativists of the day closed U.S. borders to Jewish refugees. Had Wolf-Leib waited, his family would likely have been murdered by the Nazis along with all but seven of the 2,000 Jews who remained in Antopol. I would encourage Stephen to ask himself if the chanting, torch-bearing Nazis of Charlottesville, whose support his boss seems to court so cavalierly, do not envision a similar fate for him. (*)

Like other immigrants, our family’s welcome to the USA was not always a warm one, but we largely had the protection of the law, there was no state sponsored violence against us, no kidnapping of our male children, and we enjoyed good relations with our neighbors. True, Jews were excluded from many occupations, couldn’t buy homes in some towns, couldn’t join certain organizations or attend certain schools or universities, but life was good. As in past generations there were hate mongers who regarded the most recent groups of poor immigrants as scum, rapists, gangsters, drunks and terrorists, but largely the Glosser family was left alone to live our lives and build the American dream. Children were born, synagogues founded, and we thrived. This was the miracle of America.

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Most damning is the administration's evident intent to make policy that specifically disadvantages people based on their ethnicity, country of origin, and religion. No matter what opinion is held about immigration, any government that specifically enacts law or policy on that basis must be recognized as a threat to all of us. Laws bereft of justice are the gateway to tyranny. Today others may be the target, but tomorrow it might just as easily be you or me. History will be the judge, but in the meanwhile the normalization of these policies is rapidly eroding the collective conscience of America. Immigration reform is a complex issue that will require compassion and wisdom to bring the nation to a just solution, but the politicians who have based their political and professional identity on ethnic demonization and exclusion cannot be trusted to do so. As free Americans, and the descendants of immigrants and refugees, we have the obligation to exercise our conscience by voting for candidates who will stand up for our highest national values and not succumb to our lowest fears.

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Dr. David S. Glosser is a retired neuropsychologist: formerly a member of the Neurology faculties of Boston University School of Medicine and Jefferson Medical College.

(*) BTW, this part of their family story is, of course, very similar to my own.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:09 am 
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Stephen Miller and Donald Trump are the same behavioral card, just on different suits. Both knaves, Trump in spades, Miller in clubs.

Clinically they have the same disorder...malignant narcissist.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:46 am 
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Stephen Miller and Donald Trump are the same behavioral card, just on different suits. Both knaves, Trump in spades, Miller in clubs.

Clinically they have the same disorder...malignant narcissist.


The people like Miller would be the first to see inside of a "Reeducation Camp". He would have served his purpose and when no longer needed be arrested.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:18 pm 
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The people like Miller would be the first to see inside of a "Reeducation Camp". He would have served his purpose and when no longer needed be arrested.


My professional experience tells me to never expect anything better out of somebody like Stephen Miller. Never, throughout the creature's entire lifespan...what is presented now is what it's going to be, all the way to the end.

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My professional experience tells me to never expect anything better out of somebody like Stephen Miller. Never, throughout the creature's entire lifespan...what is presented now is what it's going to be, all the way to the end.


Look at the board cons. They have seen a daily menu of unacceptable racism, hate, crimes, stealing, treason by not just rump but all GOP politicians. One of the thousands of acts by them committed by a dem would require that dem be kicked out of politics for life.

They dont care. KGB is white, KGB hates Gay people. They will gladly take KGB over DNC. Something I said YEARS ago but was routinely mocked for saying it.

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