Originally posted June 17, 2016
3. While politicians from both parties say they are concerned about terrorism, they have spent billions in taxpayer money supporting the very policies that have given rise to it. We are now reaping the fruits of more than a half century of Western domination of the Middle East and South Asia.
U.S. invasions, drone bombings and support for brutal occupations and dictators have caused a series of “failed states” with the chaos and violence forcing one of the largest mass migrations in human history. Some of these migrants are subjected to additional humiliation when they seek safety within the same United States that has made their homelands virtually uninhabitable!
If we in Chicago were being bombed by drones from a foreign power, killing our loved ones and destroying our city, who is to say that none of our 2.7 million people wouldn’t respond with violence against innocents of that other nation?
“Chicago 4 Orlando Against ALL Hate”
group in this year’s Pride Parade.