When Governments Inflict Lasting Psychic Trauma on Children as a Matter of Policy - Page One

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» Mika Goes Ninja-Like on Kirstjen Nielsen

Oh, look at Mika go here .. getting all ninja-like on Kirstjen Nielsen. I dont think that I have ever seen another thing quite like that.

She is calling out every single piece of bullshit that is being said .. right at the point where it is being said it. That has a cool effect when she does that.

It is a different topic, but Ana does a similar thing here. That was outstanding.

And here is Mr. Ninja himself talking about the devolving of language.

» Doctors Say that Toxic Stress Can Affect a Child for Their Entire Life

Shame on you, Kirstjen Nielsen. Shame the fuck on you and your shitty values and priorities. You are spineless.

Statement on the effects of separating children from their refugee parents by James Madara, CEO AMA

Woe unto you. "Here, hold this millstone for me."

And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. If anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to stumble. Such things must come, but woe to the person through whom they come.

Audio recording of immigrant child crying for her daddy

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» Playing Kafkaesque Semantics with Morally-Repugnant Shit

Somebody please tell Kirstjen that a policy to separate some, but not all, children from their parents .. is still a policy that separates.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) confronts DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over border separations (20 Dec 2018)

You are playing word games with morally repugnant shit. I wonder what Anderson thinks of that.

DHS Sec Kirstjen Neilsen talking some Orwellian-sounding wordplay before Congress (6 March 2019).

Morally repugnant shit that is being carried out in the name of the United States. And a merry fucking Christmas to you, too, Miss Four Pinocchios.

Four Pinocchios from FactCheck.org for DHS sec Kirstjen Nielsen's characterization regarding her administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents.

Do they forget that a federal judge in San Diego forced them to return the kids to their parents? .. which they had no plan to do .. for the thousands of poor, helpless, immigrant children.

Homeland Security Secretary  Kirstjen Nielsen's congressional testimony with Rep. David Cicilline of Rhode Island (20 Dec 2018).

I want to tell Rep. Cicilline that Kirstjen Nielsen does not know how many human beings have died while in the custody of the department that she leads .. because she does not give a fuck.

Kirstjen Nielsen playing words games with morally repugnant shit says Eric Lach of the New Yorker (6 March 2019)

The look on her face says that she could care less how many people have died while in her custody. This is why she couldnt even provide a rough, ballpark number. She obviously has more important things to tend to.

What is it about the Trump administration that sucks the soul out of people?

She is an embarrassment to the values and the principles that guided our nation's founders when they crafted the Constitution.

Kirstjen Nielsen's testimony to congress regarding child separations at the border was an utter embarrassment (6 March 2019)

I bet that Opheli knows what I am talking about.

» A Different Kind of Hearing is Coming for Kirstjen

I wonder what Rep Pramila Jayapal of Washington state thinks about this (at t=4:40).

At t=4:40 Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash) says, 'We will have DHS Sec Nielsen back again when Democrats have the gavel, and it will be a different kind of hearing. You'll see what I mean.'

Sounds like it will be a different kind of hearing for Kirstjen. I wonder what Jerry Nadler thinks of that.

A pivotal moment in our nation's history .. when it feels like the country is perched precariously close to the precipice of real national crisis. (21 Dec 2018).

She certainly can't say that she wasnt warned.

» The Life-Long Effects of Childhood Trauma

Here is a 16-min TedMed talk by Dr. Nadine Burke (pediatrician) titled » How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime (2015).

She was educated at Harvard, and UC Davis. She did her residency at Stanford in pediatrics. She specializes in adverse childhood experiences.

Bro did a 5-year residency in Trauma at Vanderbilt. Trauma is ER work. That's where you get the good experience, he says. If you need an operation, I can get you a good deal.

Remind me to tell you the story about what happened the time when bro came out to California for a convention ..

.. and we were sitting outside of Ti Amo Italian restaurant on PCH in south Laguna, waiting for a table. That's a story-and-a-half.

I drank two stiff lemon drop martinis when we finally got our table .. and barely felt them.

Very weird story. It is a story about two brothers .. one who made it, and another who didnt. ]

This is the kind of trauma, psychological trauma, that fucks you up so badly that you find yourself struggling your whole life to deal with it.

Somebody should put Kirstjen in contact with Dr. Burke .. as if Kirstjen really gives a fuck about the lasting psychic trauma that she and her administration inflict upon the most vulnerable.

(Ye shall know them by their fruit.)

The cruel psychic trauma is the whole point of their zero-tolerance policy. John Kelly knows what I am talking about .. back when he was the secretary of Homeland Security (6 Mar 2017) .. before he was replaced by Kirstjen Nielsen.

John Kelly using the word 'deterrent' as DHS Secretary with Wolf Blitzer when talking about separating immigrant children from their parents (6 Mar 2017)

Someday these fuckers are going to be on the receiving end of a zero-tolerance policy.

And then they will learn the meaning of "lasting psychic trauma." (They won't be able to say that I didnt try to warn them .. repeatedly. They will have no excuse.)

I can almost hear the weeping and gnashing of teeth now.

» Behold the SY$TEM at Work

This is exactly how the system works.

Jeff Sessions announces zero tolerance policy to separate refugee children from their parents (7 May 2018)

First they fuck you up when you are least able to defend yourself. Then, when you have trouble dealing with life, they wait for you to make the slightest misstep, so they can ship your ass off to jail or prison.

It's a racket .. if you happen to own a prison .. or run one, such as the Corrections Corporation of America.

» Not Recognizing America Right Now

Kirstjen Nielsen is the reason why Kevin Costner doesnt recognize America right now. One of the reasons, anyway.

Kevin Costner doesnt recognize America right now

He is referring to the values that you and your administration are revealing by your policies. Your unAmerican values.

Scripture says that, when the hearts of fathers are turned away from the children .. this makes God want to come and "strike the land with total destruction."

The Cruelty is the Point | Adam Serwer (3 Oct 2018)

I bet that Cormac McCarthy knows exactly what I am talking about. Ashley, too. And Michael Gerson. And Will Wilkerson. And Michelle. And the editorial board. And Manny Fernandez. And Andrew Cuomo. And Nicholas Kristof.

Isnt there a name for the cruel people who take pleasure in inflicting pain and suffering on others?

» The DHS Memo Signing Off on Policy to Separate Children from Parents

Here is a section of the DHS memo signing off on the policy to separate children from their parents.

DHS memo signed off on policy to separate children from their parents

I wonder what members of the Senate think of this.

Senator asks the FBI for a perjury investigation into statements made by Kirstjen Nielsen to congress regarding the family separation policy of the department that she leads (18 Jan 2019)

I so badly want to tell Kirstjen to go fuck herself .. but I should probably just bite my tongue.

I wonder what Kirstjen Nielsen thinks about Roger Stone's testimony before the congressional committee.

Roger Stone arrested for making deliberately false and misleading statements to congressional committee (25 Jan 2019)

The millstones are coming.

» Good Luck Trying to Wash Off THAT Slime

Your name, Kirstjen Nielsen, will forever be associated with a government who separates defenseless children from their refugee parents .. before caging them like animals.

Statement on the effects of separating children from their refugee parents by James Madara, CEO AMA

Good luck trying to wash off THAT slime. Miriam knows what I am talking about. Pilate knows what I am talking about.

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but rather that a riot was breaking out, he took water and washed his hands [to ceremonially cleanse himself of guilt] in the presence of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this [righteous] Man's blood; see to that yourselves." And all the people answered, "Let [the responsibility for] His blood be on us and upon our children!"

Some people like to target the weak and the poor and the helpless .. because they are the easiest to target. Because they are defenseless.

And here is Stephen stepping up in a big way. It helps to be able to laugh about this shit that is not the least bit funny.

Here is Krugman. When he is firing on all eight cylinders, he is a force. He says here that the administration is using sick fantasies to justify real atrocities.

» Zero Tolerance for the Weak and the Poor and the Helpless

I heard that some of these children may never be reunited with their parents .. ever.

There is no formal process or protocol for tracking parents and children

» The Control and Inventory of Radioactive Material

In the military, in the Navy, in the nuclear Navy .. we had a system for the control and inventory of all radioactive material onboard the ship. Key word » all.

Nuclear-powered submarine underway surfaced

We had to be able to account for every single piece of radioactive material.

A whole team of inspectors (called ORSE) would come from Washington once-a-year and spend a week with us (at sea), inspecting us on how we ran the reactor plant. On how we did business. The business of splitting atoms and turning matter into energy.

God help you if they ever found a stray piece of radioactive material, or if there was ever a piece of radioactive material that was not properly accounted for.

These ORSE inspectors would look over my shoulder while I was performing both reactor plant water (radioactive) and steam plant water (non-radioactive) chemistry samples for analysis.

( The captain stopped by the nucleonics laboratory afterwards, while I was cleaning up, and said, "He said you are a 'hotshot chemist.' I think he was impressed."  Here is where I contrast the cultures of the military with that of the commercial nuclear industry. )

So I am surprised that the government does not have in place a detailed system in place that can track and account for these children, linking them to their parents.

I have never liked working for organizations that dont have their shit together. They make you look bad, and they taint you with their fucked-up'edness. With their incompetence.

Howell Raines knows what I am talking about. Thomas Nichols knows what I am talking about.

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (March 2017)

If we would get people who had spent considerable time at a nuclear plant that was known for their bad habits .. you couldnt help but think, "I wonder how much of their bad habits did he pick up?"

» Stephanie Live on the Ground in McAllen, Texas

Check out Stephanie here .. live on the ground in McAllen, Texas. Wow. Was that not impressive?

First lady Melania says that kids should never feel hungry, stalked, frightened, terrorized, bullied, isolated or afraid (20 Sept 2017, New York)

Did she get a haircut? When girls get a haircut .. that means something. There is no telling exactly what it might mean .. but she certainly seems next-level to me.

And look at Mika go here. That seems hard to do .. to tread that line between friendship and disappointment.

This thing with separating kids from their parents speaks to the values and priorities of our federal government. And the things that it is saying are not good.

» Governor Inslee Says the Administration Does Not Intend to Reunite Families

The governor of Washington says that the administration is not even intending to reunite these separated familes.

These kids and their parents are going to cry out to the Most High God, to the living God .. over this unjust cruelty. And he will hear their cry.

7-year-old migrant girl taken into custody by Border Patrol dies of dehydration (13 Dec 2018)

The Psalmist writes » "The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and the needy, to slay those whose ways are upright."

He wrote that before Trump sent troops to the southern border. Do you see any parallels there?

The inability of some people to see the obvious thing right in front of their faces .. this is certainly the great mystery of 2018.

Dont say you werent warned. He who refuses to listen, let him refuse. That's what I always say.

I bet that Cormac McCarthy knows exactly what I am talking about.

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