|America First was coined 80 years before Trump|
By chance it happened hours after Donald Trump signed his controversial executive order blocking citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.
But the small town of 62,000 immediately came together.
Members of the one Jewish temple in the town, the Congregation B’Nai Israel, were the first to offer their house of worship. They handed their synagogue’s keys to one of the mosque’s founders.
“Our hearts are full of gratitude for the support” wrote Omar Rachid. “The outpouring of love, kind words, hugs, helping hands and financial contributions are examples of the true American Spirit and Humanity at its best”.
Pictures Showed students from a local Catholic high school holding signs of love and support.
The Victoria Islamic mosque was completely consumed by the fire.
Nearly 80 years ago an America First slogan was used by fascists to deter European Jews from fleeing to the USA.
It looks very much like that what the proponents of the “America First” slogan stand for now is just what they were stood for then.
All very evil.