Many of them had relatives here. These were business people, professionals, who could have contributed to our society and to our war effort. Even that quasi-illiterate tinpot dictator Trujillo welcomed Jews from Europe into the DR.
Trujillo had a thing about white immigration - he massacred a lot of blacks in an effort to cleanse the Dominican gene pool. Compared to Trujillo, FDR was the soul of moderation.
posted on 04/07/2013 10:30:15 PM PDT
by Zhang Fei
(Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
To: Zhang Fei
That’s a canard - it wasn’t about ethnic cleansing. The Dominican Republic suffered under Haitian oppression for decades, there were border issues.
posted on 04/08/2013 12:13:54 AM PDT
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