Hoover Planned Mass Jailing in 1950

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  1. solvs macrumors 603

    solvs

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/23/w...22df80200&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss

    I don't expect too many comments, just thought it was an interesting piece of history, oddly relevant today, that I thought others might find equally interesting.

    Notice though BTW that we didn't do this, possibly because of the fiasco that was the Japanese Internment.
     
  2. pseudobrit macrumors 68040

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    "They don't have to burn the books, they just remove them..."

    Why announce suspension of habeas corpus when you can just selectively do it and call it something else?
     
  3. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    Makes one wonder what documents will emerge 50 years from now...
     
  4. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    I do respect the level of gall....

     

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