And then George Washington was erased by the Cultural Stalinists

One key to destroying a nation is to destroy its history, 

Ah the “safe space” argument, it is not just for college snowflakes anymore. Note carefully the statement from the church

Leaders at the church that George Washington attended decided that a plaque honoring the first president of the United States must be removed.

Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia will take down a memorial marking the pew where Washington sat with his family, saying it is not acceptable to all worshipers.

“The plaques in our sanctuary make some in our presence feel unsafe or unwelcome,” leaders said, a reference to the fact that Washington was a slaveholder.

“Some visitors and guests who worship with us choose not to return because they receive an unintended message from the prominent presence of the plaques.”

Well, certainly removing that plaque will make others feel unwelcome. I know I would never venture to that church again. So this is not about sparing feelings, or not offending someone. It is about one thing, erasing history.

Don’t look at me, I warned you, it would not stop with Confederate generals

I said, over twenty years ago, that if we allowed the left to destroy Southern heritage they would not stop there. As the efforts to erase all vestiges of Confederate history, and men like Lee, Jackson, Davis, and the common Confederate soldier, some have said this is progress. Even some on the right have placed capitulation to Cultural Stalinists as a worthwhile goal. Either these fools do not know any history, or they are just foolishly hoping they can sate the beast that is the left. Fools!

Abraham Lincoln stands too tall in American history not to be denounced as a thought criminal. As mentioned earlier, moonbats at University of Wisconsin–Madison have demanded that his statue be desecrated with a plaque denouncing him for his supposed oppression of sacred victims of color. The plaque would be a prelude to Lincoln following Robert E. Lee down the Memory Hole. One reason they want to erase Lincoln is that he has recently become a slave owner:

“Everyone thinks of Lincoln as the great, you know, freer of slaves, but let’s be real: He owned slaves, and as natives, we want people to know that he ordered the execution of native men,” said one of the protesters [at UW-Madison]. …

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg alsomade the mistake of saying Lincoln owned slaves last year.

If they can turn Lincoln into a Democrat, why can’t they turn him into a slave owner?

Understanding the left is not hard, they have one goal, to destroy Individualism, and supplant it everywhere with Collectivism. To do that they must destroy America, And to destroy a nation, they must destroy our border, which will destroy our sovereignty. They must destroy our history, so that they may rewrite it to delegitimize our nation. They must destroy the family, marriage, and every other traditional American institution. They must destroy all vestiges or individual liberty, especially the right to freedoms of speech, religion, and association. They must attack the right to own firearms. They must punish those who refuse to be part of a “identity”. They must destroy law enforcement as we know it. They must divide all of us into groups, then into sub-groups. This will ultimately divide us, fracture our national spirit and unity. When they have done all of those things, they may place all power in a government which will ensure a Marxist Utopia where all are equal. And, the equality they seek will be an equality without any freedoms the State does not allow. 

If you think I am being too extreme consider everything the Left is doing in America. Look at all their “causes”. Then think about what will be left of America if their causes are ever fully realized. Everything just written about is being attempted right now, by the left. This is not a theory, it is happening. 

Oh no! As Halloween nears cultural appropriation causing butt hurt for snowflakes

Face it, the left is at war with everything good, decent, and traditional about America. Halloween included

A bulletin board is urging students in a Kent State University residence hall to “stop cultural appropriation this Halloween” by eschewing costumes based on other cultures.

According to the display, located in Allyn Hall, cultural appropriation occurs whenever somebody “adopts aspects of a culture that’s not their own,” elaborating that “it is the adoption or theft of icons, rituals, aesthetic standards, and behavior from one culture or subculture by another.”

In addition, it says the term “also refers to a particular power dynamic in which members of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant group.”

Many fancy words that are made to sound profound, when in fact, cultural appropriation is nothing but a scam meant to foment resentment and divide people. Of course resentment, anger, false outrage and division is what the left pushes constantly isn’t it? The left has been dividing Americans by every possible means for decades. Now that venomous rhetoric is commonplace and sadly accepted by too many as legitimate. This is a dangerous time in America. It is crucial that we not allow these fallacies the left is pushing to go unchallenged.Truth is to Leftism what holy water is to vampires. Even Joe Biden gets it

Of course Crazy Uncle Joe is partly wrong. Leftists, there are very few legitimate liberals left, cannot debate their ideology because it has been proven a failure over and again. Therefore, they have two options. Either accept the failure of Marxist teachings, and evolve, or silence and attack the character of their opponents. I believe we all see very clearly which road they have taken.

So, we can forget Joe Biden’s vision of tolerant leftists, there is no such creature in existence frankly. The few actual liberals out there are as demonized by the new Brown Shirts as are Conservatives. An actual Liberal supports free speech, Leftists do not, and they never will. They never can because they have but one goal. That is the destruction of America and all its history, traditions, values, and economic systems. Morality, and fairness? Such notions do not dissuade leftists from pushing their agenda of Marxist Utopianism. The ends are all that matters to the left, the means? Whatever it takes to bring on the utopia, that is anything but

He nails it. Communism/Marxism/Collectivism are all evil and lead not to utopias but to slaughterhouses and slavery to the State.

*AUDIO* Mark Steyn: Trump Vs. The Global Warming Lunatics

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Erasing our history is Erasing America

Sam Houston you are next it seems

Liberal fascists must be running out of Confederate generals to banish to the memory hole. Now they are going after heroes of the Texas Revolution, starting at the top:

The Sam Houston statue has been at Hermann Park since 1925, but a group that calls itself Texas Antifa has started a campaign to take down this and any other landmark that bears the name Sam Houston. …

[Last] Thursday, the group posted on its Facebook page saying, “Texans agree the disgusting idols of America’s dark days of slavery must be removed to bring internal peace to our country.”

The group also suggested Mayor Sylvester Turner should back the removal of the statue, because of his ethnicity and political affiliation.

Erasing a nation’s history is one path to destroying the country itself. That is the agenda of the Left. Of course there are other paths too, all of which the Left agitates and advocates for. Consider what the Left is always attacking

National borders/national sovereignty

State sovereignty

The supplanting of rule of law in favor of social justice

Law enforcement

The right of self-defense, freedoms of religion, speech and association.

The right to own property

Parental rights

Traditional gender roles, and, in fact gender itself

The long standing definition of marriage

I could easily go on, and on, but try this. As an exercise, just make a list of anything that is traditional about America. Our culture, values, traditions, holidays, you name it. I can think of nothing about America the Left is not trying to destroy.

Just a reminder, Stalinists are erasing our history

Anger, sadness, disbelief, and fear for what will be left of American heritage, history, and culture in fifty years. Yep, that sums up my feelings upon reading this

Public Statement from the Board of Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc.
May 23, 2017
The Board of the Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. is sad to announce that the museum, located on Nash Farm Battlefield, which was funded and maintained by our group, will close effective June 1, 2017. The main reason is that the current District 2 Commissioner, Dee Clemmons, has requested that ALL Confederate flags be removed from the museum, in addition to the gift shop, in an effort not to offend anyone. For anyone who studies the American Civil War, or War Between the States, they realize there were two parties that fought in this war. We have always prided ourselves with being an unbiased museum that told the entire story of the battles that took place on this property, as well as being a voice of the people in Henry County and Georgia during this time. These stories were told mainly through primary sources, sometimes secondary, but never tertiary sources. To exclude any Confederate flag would mean the historical value has been taken from our exhibits, and a fair interpretation could not be presented to each guest. Confederate flags were on this hallowed ground, as were the Union flags. To remove either of them would be a dishonor.
Additionally, Commissioner Clemmons stated that this property, which the county spent in excess of $8 million dollars, has no historical significance per the current board. Interestingly, the Department of Interior has recognized this property as core battlefield and there is a primary source where a request is made that the government pay retribution for the damage to the property during the battle. This is clear proof of the historical basis of this property; yet, more could be provided if necessary. This property has the blood of Union and Confederate soldiers in the soil and needs to be preserved as the battlefield that it is.
The Board of the Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. complied when Commissioner Clemmons requested, soon after her taking office, that the entrenchments be removed from the property. When she had the Second National Confederate Flag removed from the flag pole where it has been flying since Henry County purchased the property, again we complied and did not create a disturbance in hopes that the museum would be left alone. The final order from Commissioner Clemmons is one that we cannot and will not comply with. We were told that we are at the “pleasure of the (Henry County) Commission”. Her directive is something we cannot comply with in good consciences.
To date, the museum, in its seven years of operation, has seen visitors from all 50 states and 15 foreign countries. Heritage tourism dollars have added money to the tax base in Henry and Clayton Counties, helping to fund many projects, including roads and schools. Prior to the recession, it was not uncommon to see over 2,000 students in a year; however, the yearly school day now has just shy of 500 students who visit not only the museum, but many different hands on stations to help to engage every student. Never have we had a teacher or student complain about the variety of flags or uniforms being presented in these educational settings. In fact, most teachers applaud our efforts to help them in the classroom.
The Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. has not only been active on an educational aspect, but has helped Henry County in many ways to manage this beautiful battlefield. We have worked with the Boy Scouts, Eagles Scouts, the Audubon Society, Master Gardeners, Civil War Trust, and other community groups. Our volunteers have put up split rail fencing, painted, cleared barbed wire, mowed, graded roads, picked up debris, fixed many “broken” things around the property, and so much more. Our mission was to assist Henry County, not only with the historical aspect of the property, but to make this a property the entire community could be proud of. To be honest, majority of the people in District 2 are proud of Nash Farm Battlefield.
There will be many who will think the Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. should have stood up to this censorship. Currently, the museum operates out of the old Nash farmhouse, which is owned by Henry County, and all utilities are paid by the county. The relics that were displayed, with the exception of a small amount that Henry County owns, were on loan to our group. When our key volunteer and donor made the decision to pull his relics, the Board had no other decision than to close the museum. We could have kept the doors open sporadically and showed beautiful display cases that were empty. When you engage in a conflict, your goal is to gain ground. The Board felt the only decision we had was to close the museum. This has not been an easy decision as many of our volunteers have donated much time, money, sweat, and tears to this property. The Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield was created after the Steering Committee was dissolved by the Henry County Board of Commissioners over 10 years ago. That is over a decade of work that some of our volunteers have contributed to this property.
As a Board, we ask that you contact not only Commissioner Clemmons, but also all the other Henry County Board of Commissioners, to let them know how you feel about the current political climate that affected the closing of Nash Farm Battlefield Museum. It is important that you voice your opinion to these politicians so they know there is public support for the historical aspect of this property.
Thank you to all the groups and individuals who have supported Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc. over the years. Our volunteers have been honored to work to preserve history and work diligently to improve the community. We can only hope that this property and its history will be sustained for future generations.
Respectfully Submitted by the Board of Friends of Nash Farm Battlefield, Inc.

One way to destroy a nation is to destroy its history. Think about this, we have been told that he Confederate flag belongs in museums, well, now, those same Cultural Stalinists are going to insist they must not be in museums. What is next you might wonder. The answer is simple, the American flag, the Founders, our national anthem, and so on are next. This is the price we have paid for not standing up to he bullies and thugs of the Left before. And we will continue to pay that price until enough of us say ENOUGH!

Thank you Rob Schneider!

Not all of Hollywood is Left of Lenin

It is good to see that someone in Hollywood has some sense, and this is not the first time Schneider has shown his ability to see past Liberal Speak

Last month, Schneider claimed that the Democratic Party had lost the “ability to reason,” urging them to blame themselves for Hillary Clinton’s defeat rather than the Russian government.

“2010 Dems lost the House, 2012 Dems lost the Senate, 2016 Dems lost the White House, 2017 Dems lost ability to reason, It’s not Russia, it’s YOU,” Scheider said.

No, I do not care if you are Gay, or if you are transgender

Years ago, I met a woman at a party, her name was Misty, and she was a Lesbian. How did I become aware of her sexual preference for women? Well, she told me, and I think everyone that would stand still that she was into women. I remember her face as she introduced herself to me. “I am Misty, and I am a Lesbian”, she said, beaming. “Hi”, I replied, “I am Doug and I do not care if you are a Lesbian!” The look on her face was priceless. She was stunned that her orientation might be, well of no real concern for other people. In short she was so wrapped up in her Lesbianism, that everything revolved around that. 

Here is a hint, for everyone. No one really wants to hear about your sexual orientation/religion/favorite sports team/race or you favorite charity constantly. People like that get old pretty quick frankly. So you might want to put a sock in it every once in a while, just saying. What brought this up was a story out of Jasper Indiana. There one high school student has had enough of the identity-obsesssed types 

The unidentified 16-year-old posted “Straight Pride” posters at Jasper High School last week, and the hilarious notices are not going over so well with school officials, the Dubois County Herald reports.

“Celebrate being straight at JHS by not annoying the heck out of everyone about your sexual orientation!” read the flyers, posted in the school’s hallways after classes last Thursday.  “It’s easy! Just come to the JHS, then you go about your day without telling everyone about how ‘different’ and ‘special’ you are!”

The straight pride posters were “brought to you by all the students that are sick of hearing about your LGBT pride,” they continued.

“Nobody cares about what you think you are,” the posters read. “If you want equality, stop shoving your ideas down our throats! We have nothing against your sexual orientation. We just don’t care!”

EXACTLY!! We do not care, your sex life is your business, have at it. You being gay, or trans, or pan-sexual, or whatever matters not to the vast majority of people. Of course school officials are wetting themselves to avoid causing an outbreak of Offendeditis

Greater Jasper Superintendent Tracy Lorey promised parents the notices do not represent the attitude of most students and staff at the school.

Oh stop, I would bet that is the very sincere feelings of most students, and parents, and likely most Gay people as well. The student who put up the posters wrote this to clarify their stance

“By saying that certain individuals are shoving ideas down other people’s throats, I did not mean that they should not have the right to practice their own freedom of speech. What was being referenced was the idea that whenever an individual decides not to support the ideas of another individual, they face being attacked, ostracized, and detested. What was being referenced was the fact that individuals who do not support progressive ideology are forced to accept or remain censored,” the student wrote.

“Reactionaries … simply want to be able to retain the right to not accept your views. I support the social ideology of equality for all people protected under the Constitution, but I also recognize the fact that my peers have the right to object to other people’s ideas without their ideas being censored even if it is seen as hate speech.”

“People simply want to let you know that they have the right to object to your ideas. People can love you and disagree with you at the same time,” the student wrote.

BRAVO!!!

Rise of the new “tolerant” Fascists: Does this emoji make me look racist?

The newest “trigger” for the modern day Brown Shirts is, it seems, something called “Cultural Appropriation”. This appropriation, and the Leftist freak out that follows, occurs when someone dares cook a dish or style their hair in a way that is deemed to belong to a certain race or color. Some examples include anyone who is not Black cooking greens, or fried chicken, or other Southern dishes. This is idiotic of course, because Southern is not a color, and Southerners of all races have been eating such foods for generations. It is also asinine because no Southerner in their right mind gets offended if a Yankee decides to make cornbread, collards and fried pork chops. Why the Hell would we get offended, if anything such an act would be a compliment. Further, why should we be putting up barriers between ethnicities and cultures? Is this not the polar opposite of being color blind? 

Today, however, being color-blind is no longer a value the Left espouses. In fact, the opposite is true. Now, being a person who judges people based on shared ideals and values rather than race are smeared as racists. It is the politics of division the Left champions now. It has even gotten so bad that, as actress, Ellen Pompeo found out that White people using “Black” emojis are attacked for RAAAAACISM!

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo has been criticized by woke social justice warriors after using black emojis on Twitter, with some users accusing her of overstepping her bounds as “a privileged white woman”.

It all started after the actress praised the A&E network for changing the title of its documentary about the Ku Klux Klan from “Generation KKK” to “Escaping the KKK: A Documentary Series Exposing Hate in America.” Pompeo thanked the network for “caring enough to make changes” adding black clapping and thumbs-up emojis.

No, this is not from The Onion, or any other parody site folks, this outbreak of racial Obsession Syndrome actually happened over, yes emojis!

One user, who has since set her account private, wrote: “It’s not fair to see a privileged white woman use [people of color] emojis just because you can.”

“It comes off as really obnoxious,” she added.

Obnoxious you say? As obnoxious as attacking someone because they do not segregate their emojis? REALLY! But, this miscreant was not alone in her outrageously outrageous outrage! Pompeo, being a reasonable person offered up this tweet

Of course, she was answered with more “tolerance”

This sparked further tweets directed at the actress accusing her of racism. After she said that it’s “sad to see racism is still alive and well on all sides,” people attacked her suggesting reverse-racism is real. One person wrote: “reverse racism isn’t real. White people don’t experience racism”.

To which Pompeo replied saying “I’ve been called a white B**** and countless other things 50000 times today what would you call it?”

Despite this, the people continued ganging up on the actress, saying “you literally said reverse racism exist JUST APOLOGIZE AND LOG OFF stop embarrassing and contradicting yourself”.

See? Tolerance! This is what the Left’s incessant message of identity politics, and grievance mongering has wrought. People so consumed with bigotry and bitterness that they attack people based on nothing more being the wrong color. I feel badly for Pompeo, she seems like a nice person, but being nice, nor being a Liberal are of any use when you transgress against the new Brown Shirts! Not at all. You must walk the line, or else! Of course, there is a positive here. The more the unhinged Left acts out the more Americans will reject such despicable attitudes and bigotry which permeate the Left.

The Left’s war on masculinity

Why, you ask, would masculinity be targeted by the Left. Two reasons. First, men have always fought wars, and traditionally, men are the protectors. Anything traditional has been under assault by the Left for decades now. Don’t believe me, look at what the Left is campaigning against right now. Traditional gender roles, the traditional family, men acting like, well, men. Hunting, prayer, competitive sports, ambition, the list goes on and on. Pretty much anything traditional in American culture is in the crosshairs of the Left.

Secondly, and most importantly it is for the same reason the Left targets firearms. They want compliance, not resistance, and men will stand, and fight, and lead others in defense of Individualism, and the Left loathes that. So, it comes as no shock that the political correctors are targeting masculinity as “toxic” Dave Blount sounds the alarm

Despite decades of politically correct indoctrination, men are still somewhat male. No worries, moonbats. Academia has been working hard to correct this:

For example, a class at Dartmouth College this semester, “The Orlando Syllabus,” identifies so-called toxic masculinity as playing a role in the mass murder spree at a Florida club during the summer. …

Other instances of combating toxic masculinity on campus can be found at both the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Duke University, which launched programs specifically designed for male students to delve into “violent masculinity” and “healthier masculinity” and discuss issues like gender fluidity.

At a mandatory freshmen orientation training at Gettysburg College in August, male students had to watch a documentary which stated in part that the “three most destructive words” a boy can hear growing up is “be a man.” …

The “Thrive” club, part of the Claremont colleges consortium which meets as a “safe space” to talk about mental health, advertises that “masculinity can be extremely toxic to our mental health, both to the people who are pressured to perform it and the people who are inevitably influenced by it.” …

Last year, Vanderbilt University hosted “Healthy Masculinities Week,” led in part by Jackson Katz, the first man to minor in women studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Katz has denounced men for having muscular physiques; he also dislikes “hyper-masculinized sporting culture.”

In short, Katz has serious issues, and wants everyone else to reshape themselves to accommodate his shortcomings and eccentricities. Katz, you see is special, and rather than admitting he has issues, he demands thateveryone else must change to appease his screwed up emotions.

Liberals and their history-free history

My Great-Great-Grandfather Allan Dean McWhorter fought Yankees with the 4th South Carolina Cavalry during the War of Northern Aggression. He was a “guest” at Point Lookout Prison Camp in Maryland, where conditions were horrific, with over 3,500 prisoners dying in the over crowded Hell hole in less than two years. So, I suppose Grandaddy Mac, as my Grandfather called him was lucky to get out alive. Anyway, I thought of my ancestor, one of many who fought for the Confederacy when I read this today

A South Carolina college is hosting a Confederate history event—but has banned the Confederate flag from being displayed.

York Technical College entered into a contract leasing space on campus to the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) for a convention in March 2017, and almost immediately after the information became public knowledge the school fell under intense scrutiny.

According to The Herald, the area NAACP chapter and other local citizens expressed concern that the Confederate flag would be publicly displayed and create controversy, arguing that a public institution should not agree to host any group that promotes the banner.

Oh, but of course the Leftist race baiters at the NAACP would take any opportunity to agitate and divide people instead of trying to fix actual problems facing Black Americans. Face it the NAACP makes bank on RAAAAACISM, even if they have to fabricate it, and their cash cow must be protected.

Local NAACP leaders were also at the conference, and assured the crowd they would be seeking legal counsel.

Member Jacques Days said the NAACP would hold York Tech accountable to its promise of prohibiting Confederate flags, but he also told the crowd there is still a possibility York Tech would not have to actually honor the contract, though he did not specify how that might be accomplished.

Days emphasized that the NAACP’s goal is to completely stop the convention from happening, citing the Confederate flag’s status as a symbol of “divisive history” and “division, racism, and hatred.”

See? History-free history! Stalin would be very proud. Again the Left shows itself to be an ideology of intellectual cowardice and an ideology of lies, and liars. Face it, if the bottom feeders at the NAACP were so sure history was on their side, they would welcome this event. Instead they seek, again, to erase history rather than to discuss or debate it. And, if the NAACP cared, truly cared about black people, they would be fighting to correct the obscene out of wedlock birth rate, the high violent crime rate, Black on Black murder, gangs, and other pertinent issues. That they are fighting to censor or silence historical events tells you every last thing you need to know about the NAACP

Safe Spaces not so safe for freedom of the press

By now, it is bloody obvious that the Left is anti-liberty. The latest example? Will Gu explains

The process of stifling free press begins right as a journalist walks through the doors into the safe space. While I was initially welcomed when I asked if I could record the event and take notes, further questioning revealed I was trying to cover the event for a student-run publication. Even then, the event facilitators extended their warm welcome, until it was brought to light that this student-run publication was The Claremont Independent, a conservative-leaning paper. No more warm welcome and no more recording allowed, but I was still permitted to take notes.

The death blow of free press in this “safe space” struck later, when I started to take notes on my laptop just as the event began. As I finished typing my second line of notes, I was informed that note-taking would only be permitted if it was approved by all participants of the event—if even one participant objected to my note-taking, I would not be allowed to take notes. Unsurprisingly, after a blindfold vote, at least one person voted against note-taking, and I was told to stop taking notes. I was told that taking notes made participants uncomfortable, and that I should respect the AARC as a “safe space.”

In a subsequent meeting with the director of AARC, I was told the AARC functions primarily as a “safe space” where participants should feel comfortable, and that people’s fears and concerns of an Independent journalist taking notes should be respected in this safe space, adding that the AARC does not want its views advertised to an audience the Independent could reach.

OK, a “safe space” it is. I wonder how “safe” these spaces really are for those with any views anywhere to the right of Lennin? About as safe as a man wearing honey soaked clothes in bear country

Despite making it clear that speech at this event should make all participants comfortable, attacks on capitalism and “capitalist violence,” the “heteropatriarchal” society, and traits of the “model minority” (like working hard and obeying the law) were left unchecked, without the slightest consideration of whether I, with differing political views, would feel comfortable listening to endless assaults to values which I hold dear. Yet with free press dead, who dares challenge this hypocrisy?

In the college campus “safe space,” with no freedom of the press, there is no check on the lack of ideological diversity, no way for “safe spaces” to promote their messages through an objective third party, and no way for the public to know about and effectively help pressure and protest against the hypocritical “inclusiveness” of safe spaces.

That is the point of course isn’t it? The Left’s model for debate, and discussion is for those on the Left to share their views openly, and for everyone else, even a Liberal who might disagree, even slightly, to simply shut up! There is no diversity on the Left. There is no respect for open minds, or diverse views. The Left’s ideal “safe space” is only safe from dissenting views and voices.

Go read the whole thing

Erasing Dixie, one symbol at a time

Alexandria, Virginia has begun an advance campaign of Cultural Cleanisng of all things Confederate because, it seems hey prefer Stalin’s approach of erasing history. Perhaps they should actually study that history? Here a few quotes, that will be ignored because the narrative of a war fought for the singular purpose of  freeing slaves must be protected. Read the quotes, then allow me to share the shameful actions of Politically Corrections in Alexandria

In this enlightened age, there are few I believe, but what will acknowledge, that slavery as an institution, is a moral & political evil in any Country.

Robert E. Lee

So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that slavery is abolished. I believe it will be greatly for the interests of the South. So fully am I satisfied of this, as regards Virginia especially, that I would cheerfully have lost all I have lost by the war, and have suffered all I have suffered, to have this object attained.

Robert E. Lee

“I tried in all my power to avert this war. I saw it coming, and for 12 years, I worked night and day to prevent it, but I could not. The North was mad and blind; it would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came, and now it must go on till the last man of this generation falls in his tracks, and his children seize the musket and fight our battle, unless you acknowledge our right to self-government. We are not fighting for slavery. We are fighting for Independence, and that, or extermination, we will have . . . Slavery never was an essential element. It was the only means of bringing other conflicting elements to an earlier culmination. It fired the musket which was already capped and loaded. There are essential differences between the North and the South that will, however this war may end, make them two nations.” 

Jefferson Davis

Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right, a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases in which a whole people of an existing government, may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionize, and make their own, of so much of the territory as they inhabit.

Abraham Lincoln

“Let the South go? Where then would we get our revenue?”

Abraham Lincoln

Now, back to Alexandria

As territory is conquered, the region’s history is scrubbed:

In a town that once took considerable pride in its Confederate past, the Alexandria City Council voted unanimously Saturday to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway and seek permission from the Virginia General Assembly to move a renowned statue of a Confederate soldier in historic Old Town. …

After a lengthy public hearing, the council agreed to try to relocate the “Appomattox” statue from the busy intersection of Prince and Washington streets, where thousands of motorists pass it each day. The pensive and unarmed south-facing Confederate soldier would be moved to a local history museum on the same corner.

…and from there to the city dump, when no one who might defend Virginia’s heritage is paying attention.

It was just a year ago that the city decided to end its practice of hanging three Confederate flags from traffic light poles at the “Appomattox” statue on Lee’s birthday and on Confederate Memorial Day.

We should all hang our heads in shame a nation that erases its own history is doomed

Sorry, but our “Inclusive” “Tolerant” Leftist Utopia cannot include or tolerate people like you!

Looks as if the Cultural Stalinists were in Austin recently, erasing history and demonizing Southerners

The University of Texas has quietly removed an inscription honoring the Confederacy and Southern pride from the South Mall nearly a year after UT President Gregory L. Fenves said that the inscription “will remain in place.”

Fenves told the American-Statesman this week that he decided this spring that the inscription had to go. The inscription is dedicated to “the men and women of the Confederacy who fought with valor and suffered with fortitude that states rights be maintained” and who were “not dismayed by defeat nor discouraged by misrule.” It makes no mention of slavery.

“It is inappropriate for our goal of diversity and inclusion on campus,” Fenves said.

Once again, the Left tends to redefine words to suit their own purposes. “Fair” to them means taxing people at different rates for example. “Sensitivity” means showing utter scorn and hate for anyone who views issues differently than the Left. “Free speech”? Well that is now defined as only speech the Left approves of. “Racism” means anything a Conservative says, police enforcing laws, and apparently being indifferent to race, and being White. “Rape” means a Feminist changing her mind AFTER having consensual sex it seems, and “inclusive” is now defined as totally exclusionary of some cultures. “Tolerance” is now defined as a complete hatred and intolerance towards anyone who dares think differently.

Take the monument that was removed “cleansed” at the University of Texas. In an inclusive, tolerant environment it would stand forever. People might discuss and debate the meaning of it, but no person genuinely invested in inclusiveness would ever seek to have it removed. 

There is nothing inclusive about removing the monument. In fact nothing could be more abrasive to open dialogue, or to learning history. The Left, however, is simply giddy because they have once again put division in front of true inclusion

“I think it is great news that the university has taken a positive step to make the university more welcoming to African-American students,” said Gary Bledsoe, president of the Texas NAACP. “Such inscriptions and displays are psychologically and emotionally harmful to many citizens, and they inhibit the university’s efforts to be widely considered to be a top international institution.”

Ah, more welcoming he says. How so? How is it welcoming, or beneficial to erase part of history? And at an institute oh higher learning no less. How will anyone learn anything by hiding history? As I said earlier, let people debate the War Between the States, it’s meaning, causes, heroes, villains, etc. That is positive, that enriches people’s minds and understandings. But, again, that is not on the Left’s agenda. That open dialogue the Left always encourages? They will never allow such a thing to happen. They will not because it is not a unifying, or breaking down of barriers they seek. Rather they seek to plant the seeds of discontent, resentment, and division because it benefits their end goals.

*VIDEO* Hillary Clinton’s Alt-Right Speech In A Nutshell

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday 06/15/16


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The EU Wants To Impose A Tax For Sharing Links On The Internet – Zero Hedge

No wonder the people of Great Britain are itching to rid themselves of this miserable, idiotic union.

TechDirt reports:

We’ve written plenty of times about ridiculous European plans to create a so-called “snippet tax” which is more officially referred to as “ancillary rights” (and is really just about creating a tax on Google).

The basic concept is that some old school newspapers are so lazy and have so failed to adapt to the internet – and so want to blame Google for their own failures – that they want to tax any aggregator (e.g., Google) that links to their works with a snippet, that doesn’t pay for the privilege of sending those publishers traffic.

As you may remember, Germany has been pushing for such a thing for many, many years, and Austria has been exploring it as well. But perhaps the most attention grabbing move was the one in Spain, which not only included a snippet tax, but made it mandatory. That is, even if you wanted Google News to link to you for free, you couldn’t get that. In response, Google took the nuclear option and shut down Google News in Spain. A study showed that this law has actually done much to harm Spanish publishers, but the EU pushes on, ridiculously.

As discussed a year ago, some in the EU Commission are all for creating an EU-wide snippet tax, and as ridiculous and counterproductive as that is, the Commission is about to make a decision on it, and the public consultation on the issue is about to close (it ends tomorrow)…

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Cryptic NY Filing Revealed Clinton Foundation Foreign Donations – Daily Caller
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Clinton Foundation officials used an obscure New York state charity board filing to disclose that the non-profit received nearly $17.7 million in donations from foreign governments while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The specific foreign governments were not identified in the document, entitled “Exhibit A.”

The latest filing was submitted last January before the public charity division operated by New York Attorney General Eric Schneidermann, a Democrat. The money was given between 2010 and 2013, the exact years when Clinton was America’s chief diplomat.

The January filings also were unusual in that the latest submission now constituted a third “official” revised version of the Clinton Foundation’s financial statements for the foundation’s activities while Clinton was in public office…

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Sanders: Don’t Blame Islam For Orlando Shooting – The Hill

Bernie Sanders on Tuesday lashed out at those who blame Islam for the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Speaking at an impromptu press conference outside his campaign headquarters, Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the gunman’s motives are complicated and remain largely unknown.

“Was he motivated by the ideology of some fanatic Islamic organization which believes it is somehow heroic to mow down innocent and defenseless men and women?” Sanders asked.

“Was he motivated by homophobia and hatred of the gay community? Was he motivated by some kind of hatred of Latinos? Was he suicidal and wanted to end his life by taking others with him? We may never know the answer to those questions.”

Sanders noted that the attacker was one person, not an entire people or a religion.

“The Muslim people did not commit this act. A man named Omar Mateen did. To blame an entire religion for the acts of a single individual is nothing less than bigotry, and that is not what this country is supposed to be about.”…

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Sources: Russian Government Intercepted And Will Release Hillary’s Emails – Breitbart
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Sources are reporting that the Russian government is prepared to release private emails that it obtained from Hillary Clinton’s email server, proving Clinton allowed classified information to end up in the hands of foreign adversaries.

Intelligence sources are bracing for the Russian release of Clinton’s intercepted emails, according to a report in the trade publication Oilprice.com:

Reliable intelligence sources in the West have indicated that warnings had been received that the Russian Government could in the near future release the text of email messages intercepted from U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server from the time she was U.S. Secretary of State. The release would, the messaging indicated, prove that Secretary Clinton had, in fact, laid open U.S. secrets to foreign interception by putting highly-classified Government reports onto a private server in violation of U.S. law, and that, as suspected, the server had been targeted and hacked by foreign intelligence services…

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Wikileaks Will Publish ‘Enough Evidence’ To Indict Hillary Clinton, Warns Assange – Russia Today

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange warns more information will be published about Hillary Clinton, enough to indict her if the US government is courageous enough to do so, in what he predicts will be “a very big year” for the whistleblowing website.

Expressing concerns in an ITV interview about the Democratic presidential candidate, who he claims is monitoring him, Assange described Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump as an “unpredictable phenomenon”, but predictably, given their divergent political views, didn’t say if he preferred the billionaire to be president.

He was not asked if he supported Green Party candidate Jill Stein, even though she said she would immediately pardon Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning if elected.

“We have emails relating to Hillary Clinton which are pending publication,” Assange told Peston on Sunday when asked if more of her leaked electronic communications would be published.

About 32,000 emails from her private server have been leaked by Wikileaks so far, but Assange would not confirm the number of emails or when they are expected to be published.

Speaking via video link from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Assange said that there was enough information in the emails to indict Clinton, but that was unlikely to happen under the current Attorney General, Obama appointee Loretta Lynch…

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Appeals Court Tosses Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M Award In ‘American Sniper’ Case – Breitbart
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A federal appeals court on Monday threw out $1.8 million in damages awarded to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who said he was defamed by the late author Chris Kyle in the bestselling book “American Sniper.”

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also sent a portion of the case – Ventura’s defamation claim – back to the district court for a new trial, saying Ventura’s attorneys made improper remarks and the trial court “clearly abused its discretion in denying a new trial.”

Messages left with Ventura, his publicist and his attorney were not immediately returned Monday. An attorney for Kyle’s estate had no comment and referred questions to publisher HarperCollins, which said it was reviewing the opinion and had no comment at this time…

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*VIDEO* AlfonZo Rachel: Venezuela And The Judas Effect

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Monday 05/30/16


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Why Is This Hardcore Conservative Not #NeverTrump? Because Hillary Is So Much Worse – Kurt Schlichter

I’ve got a lot of #NeverTrump friends. Heck, I bet most of my friends are #NeverTrump. Hell, my wife is #NeverTrump. I like #NeverTrump people, even though I think they’re wrong. We share the same goals. We just have really crappy choices and are making different ones.

I assume they all think I’m wrong too, and I’m not going to argue with them. For one thing, they’re my friends. I don’t want to argue with my friends. I want to mock stupid libs with my friends while consuming red meat and redder wine. The second reason is that I’m not going to change their minds, nor are they going to change mine (although Donald Trump himself still retains that power should he become sufficiently annoying).

So we should just sit down, have some beers, and talk about something else until November because we’re not going to change and fighting each other redirects the fire away from our real enemy.

That’s Hillary Clinton. She’s the real enemy.

So these aren’t arguments. These are reasons. Why am I giving my general election vote to somebody who is often demonstrably unconservative, can be dreadfully immature, and who has a past that’s absolutely bloodcurdling to any conservative? Well, I’ll tell you.

Hillary is worse.

It’s that simple.

Hillary is worse…

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Homeowner Fills Yard With Memorial Day Flags, Crosses Honoring Fallen Heroes – Fox News
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A Central California homeowner is turning his front yard into a fallen heroes memorial for Memorial Day.

Dan Joseph tells tells Fox40 the display in the front yard of his home in Modesto is dedicated to those from the Central Valley who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. He says it is the least he can do to honor their memory.

“I feel saddened, you know for the loss, but I also feel very grateful because it’s because of their sacrifice that we are free today,” Joseph told Fox40.

There are 55 flags and crosses on display, one for each Central Valley service member who was killed. There’s also a big sign that says “Here We Remember the Cost of Freedom.”…

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Vietnamese Communist Leader Says U.S. Anti-War Activists Helped Their Victory – Daily Caller

In the weeks leading up to Memorial Day and President Barack Obama’s scheduled trip to Vietnam, a prominent Vietcong communist leader privately thanked American anti-war activists for helping defeat the U.S.-allied government in Vietnam in the 1970s, saying protest demonstrations throughout the United States were “extremely important in contributing to Vietnam’s victory.”

For Vietnamese guerrilla leader Madam Nguyen Thi Binh, who sent the private letter from Hanoi dated April 20, “victory” meant the communist takeover of South Vietnam. The letter addressed veteran American anti-war activists who gathered in Washington, D.C., at a May 3 reunion of radical “May Day” anti-war leaders.

The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained a copy of the letter at the meeting.

Binh, now age 90, originally served as the highest ranking Vietnamese delegate to the Paris Peace Talks that imposed a ceasefire in the country in 1973.

The “Vietcong” was a ragtag group of communist guerrillas who were allied with the official communist government in North Vietnam. The country was cut in two in 1954, with the south seeking to build a democratic state allied to the West.

Binh’s frank admission highlights a secret side of the communist’s effective lobbying influence in the United States. Rather than live in the southern part of the country, which for decades she represented as a diplomat, it appears after the war Binh was living in Hanoi, the original capital of North Vietnam…

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Trump Exposes California Drought As Man-Made, Caused By Over-Protecting A 2-Inch Fish – TruthFeed
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Friday, during a rally in Fresno, California Trump asked farmers “Is there a drought?” he then exposed a little known truth “No, we have plenty of water. We shove it out to see.”

You see, radical environmentalists have been starving California farmers of water in order to protect a 2-3 inch fish called the “delta smelt.” The slithery fish is said to smell like cucumbers and is only found in the San Francisco Bay area.

In order to protect this little fish, California officials have been shutting down massive water pumps, depriving farmers of the ability to create food and choosing the fish over humans.

This problem has been ongoing for years. March 2014, the Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight field hearing in Fresno, CA on “California Water Crisis and Its Impacts: The Need for Immediate and Long-Term Solutions.”…

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Why The “Scar Tissue” Excuse For Hillary’s Document Destruction Fails – Paul Mirengoff

Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post offers a familiar excuse for Hillary Clinton’s insistence on using a private email server. According to Marcus, “the scar tissue built up over years of politically motivated attacks and endless investigations reinforced Clinton’s instinct for the protective crouch.”

Marcus’ explanation sounds plausible, but it happens to be false (except for the part about “instinct for the protective crouch”).

We know the explanation is false because Clinton engaged in similar behavior before she came to Washington as First Lady. I’m referring to her handling of her law firm’s billing records in the Castle Grande matter, which I discussed at length here,” in a post based mainly on the evidence developed by the Office of Independent Counsel that investigated “Whitewater.”

Clinton stole and/or caused to be destroyed the records that established her role as the attorney for participants in the fraudulent Castle Grande scheme. She did so to avoid the political price she feared would be exacted if, with candidate Bill Clinton decrying the “decade of greed” that had brought on the S&L scandals, she was exposed as having been the lawyer for a crooked S&L.

For this purpose, Clinton, working with Webster Hubbell and Vince Foster, stole hard copies of the billing records of the Rose law firm where they were partners. They erased the electronic version of these records. One set of the documents was later found in the White House, just outside Hillary’s private office, by an employee. Another set was found in Foster’s attic by his widow, some years after he committed suicide. Clinton’s time sheets (handwritten, as was the practice back in the day) were never found…

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Louisiana Lawmaker Labels Declaration Of Independence Racist In Debate – Fox News
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The Declaration of Independence came under attack from an unlikely quarter – a state legislator.

Louisiana lawmaker Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), argued that America’s founding document was racist during debate on a bill requiring public school students in the state to recite the Declaration of Independence daily, Fox & Friends reported Saturday.

“For the Declaration of Independence only Caucasians (were) free,” Norton, who is black, said Wednesday during the debate on the floor of the Louisiana House of Representatives. “And for you to bring a bill to require that our children will recite the Declaration of Independence I think it’s a little bit unfair.”

Rep. Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs) shelved the bill before lawmakers could vote on the proposal, which she sponsored…

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27-Year-Old Thug Arrested For Intentionally Driving Vehicle Over Memorial Day Cross Display – 100PercentFedUp

A Henderson, Ky. man has been arrested after he allegedly damaged more than 150 crosses in the city’s Memorial Day cross display with his vehicle early Saturday, according to officials.

According to Henderson Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond, Anthony Burrus, 27, was arrested in connection with the incident that took place in Central Park at around 6 a.m. Roughly 160 crosses were knocked down and about 20 were destroyed.

The vehicle Burrus was driving, a 1979 Ford Thunderbird, was found with pieces of a cross and ground stake embedded in the tires after he left it at the McDonald’s restaurant on South Green Street. Richmond said Burrus denied causing the damage in the park, but confirmed he was driving the vehicle earlier this morning and left it after it stopped working.

Henderson police officers and deputies from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident.

Burrus was found and arrested at his sister’s apartment complex on Zion Road, and is being held at the Henderson County Detention Center. He is charged with first degree criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident.

Richmond said a large number of tips, Facebook posts, and vehicle searches helped officers make the connection and arrest Burrus…

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Trump Vows To Undo Paris Climate Agreement – Daily Insider
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has unveiled his energy policy, calling for stripping back Environmental Protection Agency protections, reigniting the coal industry, increasing fossil fuel drilling and withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

On May 26, Trump delivered a speech outlining his energy plan in Bismarck, North Dakota. The policy proposals seemed to be a complete reversal of President Barack Obama’s energy achievements, The New York Times reports.

“We’re going to deal with real environmental challenges, not the phoney ones we’ve been hearing about,” Trump said.

The business mogul vowed to rescind the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, an ambitious effort to curb U.S. emissions of greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by 2025…

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As Charters Grow, Public Schools See Sharp Enrollment Drop – Associated Press

Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation’s second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.

“The financial future of Los Angeles is difficult,” said Zoller, a consultant hired by the district’s union. Board member Richard Vladovic leaned anxiously toward his mic.

“We are bleeding,” he said.

If current trends continue, the district could be significantly diminished in another 10 years – at least a third smaller than at the start of the century.

In financially struggling urban districts from LA to Philadelphia – and most notoriously, Detroit – the increasing popularity of charter schools, combined with family flight to the suburbs and declining birth rates, have caused enrollment to plummet. The changes have unfolded slowly for years and recently accelerated in some places.

“It’s come to a tipping point for many of these districts like Detroit,” said Ron Zimmer, an education professor at Vanderbilt University…

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