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Islamophobia in America

Posted: December 20, 2015 in Islam, Islamophobia, USA
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Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.

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By: Garikai Chengu

Muslim-Americans are living in a totalitarian police state with worsening harassment, profiling, and surveillance. The United States’ government may claim liberty and justice for all; however, in practice, towards Muslims, it exhibits all four major characteristics of a totalitarian state:

  • A war on terror that targets Muslims abroad,
  • a totalitarian police state at home,
  • public executions by drones and gulags outside the rule of law,
  • and a strong reliance on propaganda and political demagoguery.

Read the full article here: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/11/the-rise-of-the-american-muslim-totalitarian-state/

Agent Orange — or Herbicide Orange (HO) — is one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S. military as part of its herbicidal warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand, during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. It was a mixture of equal parts of two herbicides, 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_Orange