The junior senator from Texas, born in Canada to a father who immigrated from Cuba in the 1950s, is the latest GOP candidate to claim that a significant number of those fleeing from a civil war are actually sleeper terrorists.
For what it’s worth I think that rhetoric like this is neither democratic nor Christian and breaks with the Bible and the Geneva Convention. Abhorrent and dangerous political posturing.
Cruz: Letting Muslim Syrian Refugees Into The U.S. Is ‘Crazy’
Banksy’s contribution to the #WithSyria campaign.
The civil war in Syria has been raging for 3 years now. At least 140,000 dead, 2.6 refugees from Syria and another 6.5 fleeing within Syria.
(via swstark; I first saw it here)
Saber-rattling. Increased presence of battle ships in response to a violent conflict in a third country. Decrees banning protests in Russia. Discussions of boycotting the Olympics in NATO countries.
Seems like after the popcultural retro phase, geopolitics are now going 80s.