Letter from a Prisoner

How can any human being be decreed to be “illegal” on stolen land?!

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PRLF [Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund],

Now I can just hear these reactionary fools saying, ‘Well, Bob, answer me this. If this country is so terrible, why do people come here from all over the world? Why are so many people trying to get in, not get out?’...Why? I’ll tell you why. Because you have fucked up the rest of the world even worse than what you have done in this country. You have made it impossible for many people to live in their own countries as part of gaining your riches and power. (BAsics 1:14)

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of ICE being forced out of the fascist regime is being described by the media as just another one of Trump’s “Shake-Ups” rather then calling it out for what it is... a further hammering into place a vicious American fascism with a program of white supremacy, misogyny, and xenophobia at the helm. In short, Nielsen and company weren’t Nazi enough, even as we all witnessed in horrified outrage the rounding up of thousands of immigrants, the snatching of children from parents, the tear-gassing of asylum seekers, Walmarts being transformed into concentration camps overnight, and U.S. troops being given the order to shoot any “rock throwers.” On top of all this, Trump now has declared to the world that he plans on going in a “tougher direction” in dealing with immigration and refugees so that they don’t treat their flight from American made hellhole conditions as a “picnic” or a “trip to Disney World.”

Based on the whole historical development of the United States from genocide to slavery and the basic nature and functioning of the capitalist-imperialist system, it should be clear that a “Viva! Beto” rally and the Democrats as a ruling class party as a whole, have no solution to the situation involving masses of immigrants, refugees, and the rise of fascism as embodied in the Trump/Pence regime. In fact, when asked by reporters about the barbaric measures of separating children, Trump responded, without skipping a beat, that we had Obama to thank for that idea—the same Obama that infamously became known as “The Deporter-in-Chief” and who insisted that “We, Democrats and Republicans, are on the same team.” (See Bob Avakian’s THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO!)

How can any human being be decreed to be “illegal” on stolen land?! As The Get Organized for an ACTUAL Revolution Tour call powerfully states:

The Republican Party Is Fascist
The Democratic Party Is Also a Machine of Massive War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
This System CANNOT Be Reformed—It MUST Be Overthrown!
We Need an Actual Revolution

Revolution—Nothing Less!

Prisoner from Illinois, April 10, 2019

Why do people come here from all over the world?

From REVOLUTION: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About, A Film of a Talk by Bob Avakian. Watch the film here.

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