Monday, February 10, 2014

Scalia: Internment Camps Will Return

The Washington Times has reported that US Supreme Court Justice Scalia, during a recent visit to the University of Hawaii’s Law School,, “You are kidding yourself if you think the same thing will not happen again,” referring to the 1944 US Supreme Court case, Korematsu v. US, that upheld the law oordering the internment of Japanese-American citizens during the World War 2.

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Justice Scalia mentioned that he thought the ruling on Korematsu v. US 1944 was wrong.  However, he did not elaborate on why he thought the US government will resort to interning groups of people again if war were to break out. Some people, who believe that the US is becoming more of an authoritarian state, have interpreted Justice Scalia’s remark as a warning of things to come.  ALtenrtaive journalist Matt Drudge has also issued a cryptic warning on his Twitter “Have an exit plan…” . 

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