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Comment #5949142 by Fred Jensen

Fred Jensen Mar 6th 2017, 2:21 PM #

“who said the revelations about the mother and baby home in Tuam are “a blatant example of the Church and the State’s cruel and barbaric treatment of women and children.”.

Except they mostly happened about a 100 years ago Brid, and the place closed in 1961.

Let’s not pretend that what happened in the past also happens today in order to advance your agenda. You cannot judge the past by todays values. In that case we should still be having a go at the Germans for their treatment of the Jews today.

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    Mar 6th 2017, 2:29 PM

    If new revelations about the cruelty of the nazis emerged, Germans wouldn’t be looking to deflect blame and attention away. I like that you compare the barbaric cruelty of the catholic church to the nazis, though.

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    Mar 6th 2017, 2:36 PM

    @Daisy Daisy:

    What she’s saying is equivalent to claiming that the Jews are being discriminated against and marginalised in todays Germany, and looking to advance policy based on that.

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