“The Nation that Forgets History is Condemned to Repeat It”

Patriots' Flag Chestnut Neck Revolutionary War Monument Winter 2017

On Facebook, my friend, superb artist Joy Kreves, ‘shares’ this sign, significant in the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.   These are described in that display as “early warning signs.”  I’ve decided to take this poster to the blog ‘airwaves.”

Sign now in Washington, former capital of the land of the free…

“Now we are engaged in…” a new Holocaust, with many races, and also poor, and most immigrants, as today’s victims.

Victimization has become our ruling force.

“Bring me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses straining to be free” (adorning our Statue of Liberty –    o, remember true liberty?   –  has been amended to, “And I will render you more tired, more poor, and may well send you back to your country of origin.”

If I had an American flag today, it would have to be the one with thirteen stars!

Where is my country?  Where is “this land is your land, this land is my land?”

“Where have all the flowers gone?”

What’s missing from this list of so-called ‘early warnings’ — but there were no early warnings in our situation, is the prevalence of rants and vindictiveness.

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3 thoughts on ““The Nation that Forgets History is Condemned to Repeat It”

  1. This is not true, Carolyn. Trump and his supporters, including us, are not Fascists. The truth is being distorted by the media.

    Said in love, Brenda

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  2. Thank you, Jean for your heartfelt response, and the courage to stand with me in telling the truth in our times. I keep waiting for the hero of The Emperor’s New Clothes to show up. I’m beginning to see that EACH OF US IS THAT HERO. Gratefully, c

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