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On a day the Trump White House celebrates #HispanicHeritageMonth SoS @SecPompeo announces Trump will cap refugee admissions at 30,000.

That's the lowest it's ever been. Why?…
Because of too many asylum seekers from south of the border. But, Pompeo reminds us, this has nothing to do with how we feel about welcoming refugees. It's just about public expense.

Hot off the press #Trumpaganda from the Ministry of Truth.
(To clarify: a refugee is one who obtains that status outside the US and is then allowed to enter. An asylum seeker comes into the US through other means, and obtains refugee status if they win their claim. The cap is on refugees resettling here, not on asylum seekers.)
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This is the language of genocide. Google for a video by neurosciencist David Eagleman on PBS called "Destroying Empathy" about how propaganda plugs directly into neural networks, enabling dehumanization. @usatoday
Here is the video referenced above:…
In our case, one of the tools used extensively is called "Stochastic Terrorism", which is a sort of "rolling the dice" approach to developing and activating lone wolves. It works and we have seen numerous example of late.
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