by Joe Jarvis
The Daily Bell
an you believe that there are at least three statues of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington DC? There is one in South Dakota too, another in Virginia, and even more in London.
It appears all these places are overrun by racists and fascist sympathizers. How can people celebrate a man who:
1. Literally Rounded Up 120,000 Japanese Americans, and put them in Concentration Camps.
Executive order 9066 authorized the arrest and detention, without charges, or American citizens of Japanese ancestry. Franklin D. Roosevelt signed it into law on February 19, 1942.
Two reports which Roosevelt commissioned in the years prior to their internment found that Japanese Americans posed little to no risk to the government. But FDR ignored the reports’ recommendations.