from a thread on Facebook, a bit from Mr. Correia on the subject:
internment was absolute bullshit. If there were 6k collaborators
yelling banzai, then you've got probable cause to believe those
individuals are a threat to national security.
For the rest? Yeah, apparently fuck those guys. As an added bonus as you
are ignoring their civil liberties you also get to confiscate all of
their valuable property in one of the now most lucrative real estate
markets in the US (which conveniently went to democrat developers).
What about the Japanese in the rest of the US? Do they own orchards we can build suburbs on? No? Meh. Leave them.
this all the republicans and half the democrats were saying WTF but
they couldn't do shit during a war against a popular populist
authoritarian administration, without getting labeled as weak on the
war. It took a while for it to make it through the courts.
said at least Manzanar was safe? And otherwise there would have been
lynchings? Extra bullshit. Because there were SO MANY other lynchings
across America of Japanese and Germans. That's America, always with the
I would invite anybody who thinks the
internment was so great to go visit Topaz during the winter and imagine
living in a shack there. Here's a hint. It really sucks. However bad you
think it is, it is actually worse.