Monday, February 11, 2008

Today’s history lesson
In an effort to live up to the American idea of justice as far as possible, the Army laid down the rules for what they considered the safety of our West Coast. They demanded and they supervised the evacuation. A civil authority was set up, the War Relocation Authority, to establish permanent camps and take over the custody and maintenance of these people, both for their own safety and for the safety of the country.
— Eleanor Roosevelt

Because ‘progressives’ and their state know what’s good for you.

The first sentence is positively Orwellian about six years before he wrote his dystopian classic.

From LRC.

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