| People don't get Donald Trump's Logic - FDR Halted German, Japanese Naturalization After Pearl Harbor - The Leftists are aiding and abetting the enemy even after Sepetember 11
| Wednesday, December 09, 2015
|A little bit of American history. After Pearl Harbor, the naturalization of enemy aliens was suspended for a time.
The myth popularized by the left is that after Pearl Harbor the United States began randomly going after Japanese-Americans because of racism. The actual reality is that the United States began relocating “enemy aliens” in the West Coast, which meant Germans, Japanese and Italians who were not United States citizens. Race wasn’t the issue. Fear of an invasion was.
|Japanese Internees WW 2|
FDR was quoting the law circa 1798.
Specifically, "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies". The more relevant one
at present is the Alien Friends Act. But since FDR was dealing with a
straightforward declared war, he went with the first of the Alien and
It's still the law today.
HT : Blazing Cat Fur
Whenever there is a declared war between the United States and any
foreign nation or government, or any invasion or predatory incursion is
perpetrated, attempted or threatened against the territory of the United
States by any foreign nation or government, and the President makes
public proclamation of the event, all natives, citizens, denizens, or
subjects of the hostile nation or government, being of the age of
fourteen years and upward, who shall be within the United States and not
actually naturalized, shall be liable to be apprehended, restrained,
secured, and removed as alien enemies. The President is authorized in
any such event, by his proclamation thereof, or other public act, to
direct the conduct to be observed on the part of the United States,
toward the aliens who become so liable; the manner and degree of the
restraint to which they shall be subject and in what cases, and upon
what security their residence shall be permitted, and to provide for the
removal of those who, not being permitted to reside within the United
States, refuse or neglect to depart therefrom; and to establish any
other regulations which are found necessary in the premises and for the
But here's some of the key language in FDR's proclamation.
(R.S. § 4067; Apr. 16, 1918, ch. 55, 40 Stat. 531.)
"All alien enemies are enjoined to preserve the peace toward the
United States and to refrain from crime against public safety, and from
violating the laws of the United States and of the States and
Territories thereof; and to refrain from actual hostility or giving
information, aid or comfort to the enemies of the United States or
interfering by word or deed with the defense of the United States or
political processes and public opinions thereof; and to comply strictly
with the regulations which are hereby or which may be from time to time
promulgated by the President." Read it all here..............
|posted by D.Swami Gwekanandam @ 6:06 PM