I came across an article yesterday on Timeline.com: “The Nazi Breeding and Infanticide Program You Probably Never Knew About”. The article describes the Nazi breeding program that involved encouraging and forcing “pure Aryan” women to get pregnant from “pure Aryan” men and taking the babies to be educated by the SS, as well as the active euthanasia of “impure” babies.
There is a reason you may never have known about this. Continue reading
Posted in Emigration / Immigration, Government, Healthcare, History, Language, Media, Science, Society, World War Two
Tagged American history, ethnic minorities, Eugenics, euthanasia, healthcare, history, holocaust, immigration, mandatory sterilization, Nazi Germany, poverty, selective breeding, women's rights, World War Two, WWII
I wrote a short post about the angry goldfish and his demagoguery about illegal immigrants last week. Now that a few Islamic extremists have carried out some horrendous attacks in Paris, he has moved seemlessly to Syrian refugees and more: he wants to register all Muslims in this country and make them have some kind of identification as such. Continue reading
Posted in Government, High School, History, Politics, Society, World War Two
Tagged America, attacks Paris, Donald Trump, education, fascism, high school, history, holocaust, illegal immigrants, opinion, registration of Muslims, Syrian refugees, terrorism, World War Two
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Writing prompt 1984 asks about being locked in a room with my greatest fear. I suppose that having nightmares is a pretty good metaphor for being locked in a room with my fears.
When B was about six months old, we were staying with my in-laws for what was supposed to be a week to ten days, because the front windows in our house were being replaced. It ended up taking more than two months. But don’t get me started on construction work in South Texas . . . Continue reading
Posted in Books, World War Two, Writing Prompt Responses
Tagged dreams, holocaust, Les Miserables, motherhood, nightmares, persecution, The Hunchback of the Notre Dame, Victor Hugo, World War Two, writing prompt 1984, WWII