… McAllen, in (formerlyMexican) Texas…
Assuming these children and infants are not really Middle-Eastern or Moslem ne’er-do-well, we can confront the insistent presence of an uncomfortable past.
The predictable choreography of creating the illusion of reality would come when the Foreign Ministers of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras were summoned to Washington, DC. The usual US declamations of the need for action from ‘these people’ would have its embellished repetition on the US MSM , TV and print, as evidence of the resoluteness and leadership of the Obama administration.
On cue, the Presidents of those countries would promptly find themselves in Washington, DC, for the reinforcing of that illusion. They would meet with US officials and be given their instructions. Then they would appear before the media with the ‘finely-spoken’ US President who would use his spell-binding rhetoric to persuade US voters (as elections draw near) of his great leadership and that of his corporate Democratic party. Read the rest of this entry »
…meterse en honduras, did the US and very deeply so…
The US policy of forceful subordination of non-client states once implemented never quite ends – even if its media cooperates by choosing to ignore its damaging consequences. In Central America of Latin America, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua were special countries in which the art of torture and slaughter and destruction learned in the US or from its ‘advisors’ was enthusiastically practiced.
Thus, it should be only obvious that those dispossessed and desperate who value their own lives, lives not valued by the very authorities strongly supported by the US, should seek to find safe haven elsewhere. And such individuals or groups of individuals fleeing for their own safety or lives would be classified as refugees, most of all in that exceptional country that declares itself the kindest and most generous since the dawn of, well, dawn. Read the rest of this entry »