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Stop Another Crystal Night — Never Forget

Greg Prince
5 min readFeb 12, 2019


True ignorance and history repeating itself.

It’s been said many times in many ways.

“Those that cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” by George Santayana.

In the great United States, we have semi-comfortable concentration camps. They go by a different name but their purpose is remarkably similar to the Nazi’s treatment of Jews before World War 2.

Refugees, immigrants, people seeking asylum are being treated like criminals and outcasts. Children separated from loving parents and traumatized for life. The United States is responsible for this atrocity of mind-blowing cruelty.

What is being done to remedy this situation? Not enough to nothing is the answer.

Except for fringe news, the majority doesn’t watch, not much attention is being paid to this situation. For a month it was a hot issue and now it’s a back-page event. Have we just moved on?

Where is the outrage?

This situation reminds me of a sensationally terrible anniversary marked today for a Nazi call to action 80 years ago. The night was titled Kristallnacht in German. That means Crystal Night.

The use of crystal is in reference to the copious shattered glass of broken windows and the mass destruction of that night.

Jews were expatriated and their passports revoked. Jewish businesses were not allowed to exist. Their citizenship suddenly vanished. The Nazi government then instigated a pogrom against the jews on November 9th and 10th, 1938.

This pogrom resulted in the killing of at least 90 jews and more than 30,000 were arrested and sent to concentration camps.

This is a Crystal Soul time for America now.

The lives of thousands fleeing from murderous gangs and torturous governments are being shattered by American policies.

Warehousing individuals from countries such as Honduras crack their hopes and minds, tearing hearts, and creating lost children.

These children become estranged from their parents after being separated from them and treated like imprisoned cattle. There is…



Greg Prince

Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.