The Borders of Decency

Published June 17, 2018 by Nan Mykel

Halleluiah is all I can say. Your post revved me up until the very end, and still does. I admire your intelligence, talent, courage and moral fibre. Thank you for speaking out so effectively.

The Green Study

I’ve been reading about the immigrant situation and the separation of children from their parents for the last two weeks. My response, from the safety of my own study, has been to sign petitions, send money to the ACLU, write testy letters to my own representatives, which in a purplish-blue state, involves preaching to the choir in some cases. It’s not enough.

canstockphoto46338616I believe the inhumane immigration policy enacted by this administration is the Japanese internment camp of our time. It will be our national shame for years to come. While we’ve already replaced our human rights high horse with a jackass on the world stage, I fear our grandchildren will ask “What did you do when they started putting the children in tent camps and warehousing them in a vacant Walmart?”

It is, unquestionably, an issue of morality. Not biblical morality, which is as whimsical and cruel as the…

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