I keep getting the hook stuck in my head
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I keep getting the hook stuck in my head
I don't see why is it necessary for my feet to get all tingly when I'm just looking at the photograph of a person taking a selfie at the top of a statue.
Canada seems to get overlooked.
Y'all got your shit together it seems. Besides that one mayor (Toronto?) who had a taste for crack XD
Well by having your shit together I mean, we hardly get any news of something bad happening in Canada.
Hilary Clinton is basically my Abuelita?
Lol this is funny.
Latino Rebels | Hillary Clinton’s Latest Hispandering Is Just Plain Insulting
I'm not American. But I know Latino migrants went to the US for the same reason my mum's family came to Australia: for a better life.There was real fear there. Mum remembers riding the bus one time and having it searched/inspected by military guys. Guns and all. She'll also tell you about how many neighbours went missing. It's fucked up shit man.From 1975 to 1977 military regimes in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina rounded up thousands of people who were suspected of having affiliations with radical leftist movements and put them into concentration camps and secret detention centers. Many "disappeared"--they were tortured, interrogated, executed and secretly buried.
Dissidents fortunate enough to escape their home countries were located, captured and interrogated through the efforts of Operation Condor, a multinational intelligence organization. Often, the dissidents were returned to the disappearance apparatus of the military governments they fled.
Through declassified archives, investigation and interviews, John Dinges, a reporter and professor of journalism at Columbia University, crafted this chilling account of Condor's overall development and repressive practices.
The discovery and release of previously secret documents, along with aggressive new judicial investigations, are shedding new light on South America's worst era of political repression. The US government is helping by ordering the declassification of long-secret files, but the new information also is confirming a more active cooperation with the regimes' antiterrorist activity than has been previously acknowledged.
Human-rights crime wave in South America's Southern Cone
For three years, 1975 through 1977, the countries in what is known as the Southern Cone of South America underwent a human-rights crime wave of a magnitude not seen before or since in the region. Military regimes in place for more than a decade in Brazil and Paraguay were joined by like-minded military rulers who overthrew civilian regimes in Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and Bolivia in the 1970s. Political police--described even by sympathetic US military observers as "Gestapo-like"--rounded up countless thousands of people who were suspected of affiliation with radical leftist movements.
Concentration camps and secret detention centers proliferated. The military carried out a political extermination campaign that resulted in the mass murders of more than 10,000 people in Argentina and more than 3,000 in Chile. A new word, "disappearance," was added to the vocabulary of international human-rights law. It referred to the process of secret arrest, torture and interrogation of suspects, followed by execution and secret disposal of bodies--often in makeshift crematoriums, in mass graves or at sea, where drugged prisoners were dumped out of helicopters. Similar tactics involving lesser numbers of murders--in the hundreds--were used in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia.
So this woman, the wife of a former US president. A woman who's privileged and white, is apparently just like my Abuela? My Abuela grew up poor, experienced political unrest and barely spoke a word of english.
I'm not even fucking American but even I know that's some hilarious bullshit right there.
Seriously, why aren't we all moving to Canada? Even the felons are nice!Inmates In A Canadian Prison Pooled Their Money To Buy Gifts For Needy KidsAs Christmas approached, some inmates at the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility decided “they wanted to participate in some kind of holiday initiative for the community,” social worker Hannah Cavicchi-Burrows told BuzzFeed Canada.
I can see it on travel posters: 'Canada! Even our criminals are nice!'
I should clarify. I know most people in prison aren't cold blooded killers. Just people who made bad mistakes.