House Report: Multiple Infants Under One Separated From Parents

At least 18 infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s family separation policy, and subsequently kept separated for weeks or months, according to a House Oversight Committee report on the policy released Friday.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1235021

I can’t imagine even the most virulent Republican mother can hear about that and think it’s okay. Otherwise, why on earth are they so fierce about advocating for forced births?

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   # Matthew 7:16-20 King James Version (KJV)

16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

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There’s your problem. The Evangelical version has a few edits.

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To quote Tom Lehrer (about Werner Von Braun) “Once the rockets go up, who cares where they come down, that’s not my department . . . “. Sadly, the RW only seems to care about women and children prior to birth. Once the kid is born, any amount of suffering is OK, and sometimes encouraged (particularly if the “wrong” race, ethnicity, or religion is involved).

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The only way for the most virulent of Republican mothers to get upset is if ORR/HHS allows a impregnated by rape migrant girl to get an abortion. Everything these infants, toddlers, young or old children go through is just God’s plan.

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Don’t worry, they watch Fox news, so they won’t hear it.

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"At least 18 infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s family separation policy…

The full number of separated infants and toddlers may well be much larger, the report acknowledged. It did not address potentially thousands of children separated from their parents before the Trump administration went public with its ‘zero tolerance’ prosecution initiative in April last year. It also didn’t account for any children separated after a federal judge intervened in the matter a few months later, in June."

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toga ! toga ! toga !

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It is trump’s deliberate policy to cause pain and suffering in any immigrant. The more vulnerable … the more pain.
And still our government allows this to continue. It is happening now, today, as I write this. And someone please tell me what anyone has done to stop it.
My solution would be to start at both ends. Find competent, caring, trained people. Get them assembled near all BP facilities and then get in and remove every BP agent. Fire the. Arrest them. But get them out. Then find these people preplanned housing away from the goddamned BP.
At the other end the DoJ needs to change its policy on indicting or charging a president. I’ve read their policy. You can find it as a .pdf on the DoJ website. The reasoning is deeply flawed.
Then charge trump with serial child abuse. And get him removed from office.
Drop the damned mike.

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On another thread, there is a taunt of Pelosi by Trump.

On the same day THIS story appears.

If Murrow was the one interviewing Trump, here’s how it would go:

Trump: “Nervous Nancy, AOC, yadda yadda yadda, etc. etc. etc…”

Murrow: “Yeah, I GOT that. What about the abominable conditions at the Border? Specifically, in this case, conditions resulting in the deaths of infants…”

Some fuck who a 0.001%-er stuck a mike in his hand is NOT a journalist. But there are some youngsters who are coming out of journalism schools who are learning what NOT to do.

It is OUR job to give those folks a platform and structure to ply their craft.

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These separations are traumatic for both the parents and the babies. The babies may never recover. All they have each other and even that is taken away from them. It’s got to stop.

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I’m going with this for now.

Leviticus 19:33-34.

When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God.

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This is an atrocity and a Crime Against Humanity.

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Don’t be surprised if Acosta is appointed to the board of the correctional facility running these child detention centers. He will fit in right along with John Kelly.

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Honest question. How many Blue Dog Democrats have visited these detention centers?

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I can imagine it very easily. After all, these aren’t little white babies we’re talking about.

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I cannot, for the life of my, understand the logic behind’taking young children from their parents’…what does it accomplish…they now have hundreds, if not thousands. of young children to care for…that’s is a very demanding job…it takes expertise…to expect men& women , who are trained as ‘border patrol’, to care for these very young children, is stupidity beyond comprehension…like some wrote, it seems the only reason is to inflict as much pain as possible on the migrant parents…I recall Newt Gingrich…sometime back, extolling the virtues of orphanages; maybe that is the plan? are we going to be getting videos of whatever ? being done to these children?

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Not only is what’s happening ‘God’s plan’ to some of the Evangelicals, but there also have been stories of some of these young children in foster care placements made by Christian groups being the subject of adoptions, particularly when the documentation linking adult and child can’t -or won’t- be found or the parent has been deported or is in another country and has no way to get back to the US.
Nice of them to adopt those little brown babies.

Yeah and that’s straight kidnapping.

Christians SMDH - Jesus save me from your followers.

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