Northern Slavery and Jewish Involvement in the Black Slave Trade

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Northern Slavery and Jewish Involvement in the Black Slave Trade

The southern white plantation owner is the stereotypical image of the slave master.

A more accurate image of the slave buyer, seller, trader, trafficker, and master would be the northern Jewish ship owner and rum distiller…

NYC Doesn’t Fly Confederate Flags, But It’s Still A Shrine To Slaveowners & Slave Profiteers

“In the two weeks since white supremacist Dylann Roof allegedly murdered nine people in a South Carolina church, activists, politicians, and everyday anti-racists have taken up the cause of removing Confederate flags and monuments from the public landscape. The campaign is a noble one—the flag was, after all, created explicitly for Southern white people to start a war to preserve slavery, and Roof posed with it in photos before reportedly trying to incite his own race war—but for some liberal New Yorkers, it has served as a self-congratulatory reminder that the South is a uniquely racist place with a disgusting past that has nothing to do with them.

“Of course, the problem with this line of thinking is that the whole country was built on slavery, not just the South, and we have yet to deal with its horrors on anything approaching the way, for instance, South Africa has reckoned with apartheid, or Germany has atoned for the Holocaust. Today, Americans can visit a national Holocaust museum in their own country, but not a national slavery museum…”

Continue reading: NYC Doesn’t Fly Confederate Flags, But It’s Still A Shrine To Slaveowners & Slave Profiteers http://bit.ly/1dHIKtQ

Slavery in the North

“African slavery is so much the outstanding feature of the South, in the unthinking view of it, that people often forget there had been slaves in all the old colonies. Slaves were auctioned openly in the Market House of Philadelphia; in the shadow of Congregational churches in Rhode Island; in Boston taverns and warehouses; and weekly, sometimes daily, in Merchant’s Coffee House of New York. Such Northern heroes of the American Revolution as John Hancock and Benjamin Franklin bought, sold, and owned black people. William Henry Seward, Lincoln’s anti-slavery Secretary of State during the Civil War, born in 1801, grew up in Orange County, New York, in a slave-owning family and amid neighbors who owned slaves if they could afford them. The family of Abraham Lincoln himself, when it lived in Pennsylvania in colonial times, owned slaves.

“When the minutemen marched off to face the redcoats at Lexington in 1775, the wives, boys and old men they left behind in Framingham took up axes, clubs, and pitchforks and barred themselves in their homes because of a widespread, and widely credited, rumor that the local slaves planned to rise up and massacre the white inhabitants while the militia was away…”

Continue reading: Slavery in the North – http://slavenorth.com/index.html

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Slave trade was Rhode Island’s ‘number one financial activity’

“Slavery was everywhere in Rhode Island, Rickman says. Slaves worked on South County farms and in the mansions in Newport. But it was the slave trade that was the “number one financial activity” for Rhode Island from 1720 to 1807.

“The slave trade started here with the spirits: Rhode Islanders would manufacture rum, which they would ship to Africa and sell or trade for slaves. “Rhode Islanders were really good at making rum,” he says.

“Then the Rhode Islanders would transport the slaves in the Caribbean and the southern colonies, which later became states, where the slaves would be sold or traded for sugar cane. “They would fill the boat with sugar” that was brought home to the Ocean State to make the rum, Rickman says.

“It was a trading triangle, he says. Slaves were packed below decks on the ships and many became sick and died. Their treatment was brutal and inhuman.

“Many Rhode Island residents were involved in the slave trade. There were “16 or 17 rum factories” in the state. “Newport had six,” Rickman said…”

Read more: Slave trade was Rhode Island’s ‘number one financial activity’ | Jamestown Press http://www.jamestownpress.com/news/2009-03-19/front_page/003.html

Filmmaker Uncovers Her Family’s Shocking Slave-Trading History, Urges Americans to Explore Own Roots

“As we continue our conversation on slavery, we are joined by a woman who uncovered that her ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Katrina Browne documented her roots in the film, “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North,” which revealed how her family, based in Rhode Island, was once the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. After the film aired on PBS in 2008, Browne went on to found the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery. We speak to Browne and Craig Steven Wilder, author of the new book, “Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities…”

Read more: VIDEO – Filmmaker Uncovers Her Family’s Shocking Slave-Trading History, Urges Americans to Explore Own Roots – http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/30/filmmaker_uncovers_her_familys_shocking_slave

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center, Silicon Valley

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Aaron Lopez: Newport, Rhode Island’s Wealthiest (Jewish) Slave Trader

“Aaron Lopez (1731–1782), born Duarte Lopez, was a Portuguese Jewish merchant and philanthropist. Through his varied commercial ventures, he became the wealthiest person in Newport, Rhode Island

“Lopez expanded his trade beyond the North American coastline and by 1757 had major interests in the West Indian trade. He also sent ships to Europe and the Canary Islands. Between 1761 and 1774, Lopez was involved in the slave trade. While The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews describes Lopez as “Newport’s leading participant in the Black Holocaust”, historian Eli Faber determined Lopez underwrote 21 slave ships during a period in which Newport sent a total of 347 slave ships to Africa, and Faber described Lopez’s ventures in the slave trade as “an infinitesimal part” of the British slave trade. By the beginning of the American Revolution, Lopez owned or controlled 30 vessels…”

Source: Aaron Lopez – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Lopez

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center





The Jewish Onslaught: Despatches from the Wellesley Battlefront, by Tony Martin – http://www.amazon.com/The-Jewish-Onslaught-Despatches-Battlefront/dp/0912469307

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The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews

“An accurate accounting of the history of Blacks and Jews from the Columbian era to the Civil War, including the extensive record of Jewish slave trading in the western hemisphere. 334 pages – 1,275 footnotes – More than 3,000 sources – Jewish journals, encyclopedias, newspapers & other publications – Jewish scholars & rabbis – Court records – Shipping records – Jewish wills – Runaway slave notices – Auction notices – Published sermons – Census data – Slave bills of sale – Tax records Full Index – Bibliography.”

The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews – http://www.amazon.com/Secret-Relationship-Between-Blacks-Jews/dp/0963687700

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Sephardic Pirates of the Revolutionary War (c) Jim Harlow and the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

Dutch rabbi: Jews were deeply involved in slave trade

“According to the JTA report, published Tuesday by The Times of Israel, in one area of what used to be Dutch Guyana, 40 Jewish-owned plantations were home to a total population of at least 5,000 slaves, he says. Known as the Jodensavanne, or Jewish Savannah, the area had a Jewish community of several hundred before its destruction in a slave uprising in 1832. Nearly all of them immigrated to Holland, bringing their accumulated wealth with them…”

Read more: Dutch rabbi: Jews were deeply involved in slave trade – http://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/europe/131231-dutch-rabbi-jews-were-deeply-involved-in-slave-trade




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Black on White Violence: Dylann Roof’s Motive for Murder

HOLD FOR DENIS PAQUIN Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Sheby Police Department in Shelby, N.C., Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Dylann Roof (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Black on White Violence: Dylann Roof’s Motive for Murder

The on-going attack upon all things Confederate is a distraction from the ugly truth: Dylann Roof’s motive for murder, which is something the media will never discuss…

“The event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case. I kept hearing and seeing his name, and eventually I decided to look him up. I read the Wikipedia article and right away I was unable to understand what the big deal was. It was obvious that Zimmerman was in the right. But more importantly this prompted me to type in the words “black on White crime” into Google, and I have never been the same since that day. The first website I came to was the Council of Conservative Citizens. There were pages upon pages of these brutal black on White murders. I was in disbelief. At this moment I realized that something was very wrong. How could the news be blowing up the Trayvon Martin case while hundreds of these black on White murders got ignored?” ~ Dylann Roof (emphasis added) (Source)

Council of Conservative Citizens – http://conservative-headlines.com/

American Renaissance – http://www.amren.com/

Colin Flaherty on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/ColinFlaherty712

White Girl Bleed A Lot: The Return of Racial Violence to America and How the Media Ignore It, by Colin Flaherty – http://www.amazon.com/White-Girl-Bleed-Lot-Violence/dp/1938067061

Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry: The Hoax of Black Victimization and Those Who Enable It, by Colin Flaherty – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1508585024

A compilation of violent black racism – Trayvon Martin and the Media Cover Up… https://youtu.be/M2ULVECUrzc via @YouTube

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Black on White Violence Is Accelerating in America

“Colin Flaherty is a noted journalist for 30 years, whose works have appeared in major newspapers including The New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, and has been published in 1,000 sites around the world and received 50 journalism awards. Flaherty made an appearance Nov. 3 at Atlantic Cape Community College to speak about black-on-white violence, a topic, he stated, which does not receive much press.

“The subject makes editors uncomfortable, Flaherty said. Liberals, he said, cringe at the idea of black-on-white violence and police underreport it…”

Continue reading: Black on White Violence Is Accelerating in America – Cape May County Herald http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/article/news/court+house/104036-black+white+violence+accelerating+america via @heraldnews

New Nation News – Black on White Crime – http://www.newnation.org/NNN-Black-on-White.html

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Black Power vs Confederate Flag

Black Power vs Confederate Flag

Black Power vs Confederate Flag

Black Power vs Confederate Flag

Political correctness is not about tolerance… it’s about power.

Why should we, as a society, tolerate protesters who wave Black Power flags while chanting “Take Down That (Confederate) Flag!”? Their doing so indicates they believe the Confederate flag controversy is a matter of Black Power over and against White Power; therefore we should not tolerate their racist perspective.

If the Confederate flag is racist, and needs to go, then so is the Black Power flag racist, and needs to go.

Logically, we can tolerate both, or we can tolerate neither, but there is no way we should tolerate the one (Black Power) and not the other (Confederate) as we are doing now.

Political correctness is not about tolerance… it’s about power.

And, in this case, political correctness is about Black Power over and against White Power.

Black Power is, in fact, a prime example of racism, hatred, bigotry, and intolerance of the worst sort.

Political correctness tells us: “Some intolerant racist bigots are more equal than others.”

VIDEO – Anti-Confederate flag Protesters waving racist Black Power flags

“A man was arrested Monday after a fight broke out near the Confederate Memorial at the State House.

“Video obtained by WIS shows a man getting out of his vehicle and approaching the group of “Take It Down” protestors when words were exchanged and a fight broke out…”  

Continue reading: VIDEO – Man arrested after fight breaks out during Confederate flag protest – http://www.wbtv.com/story/29437000/man-arrested-after-fight-breaks-house-during-confederate-flag-protest

A man raises his fist while marching down Calhoun Street in Charleston, S.C., to the front of Emanuel AME Church, Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

Racist Black Power flag in Charleston, SC

Protesters chanted “Black power!”

“Approximately 200 people, including members of the New Black Panther party, staged a march and rally in front of the Charleston, South Carolina, church where nine people attending a Bible study were shot to death last week.

“The march began at Marion Square and reached Emanuel AME Church about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. Protesters chanted “Black power!” and other slogans as police kept watch nearby.

“Among the marchers was Hashim Nzinga, national chairman of the New Black Panther party…”

Continue reading: Latest on Church Shooting: Marchers Gather in Charleston – ABC News http://abcn.ws/1g7veBQ

New Black Panther Party: http://www.cbpm.org/nbpp.html

Black Panther Flags - Source: Political Flags of Extremism - Part 1- http://www.loeser.us/flags/hate.html

Racist Black Panther Flags (Source: Political Flags of Extremism – Part 1- http://www.loeser.us/flags/hate.html)

Black Power (Red, Black, and Green) Flags - Source: Modern American Protest and Message Flags - Part I - http://www.loeser.us/flags/protest.html

Racist Black Power (Black, Red and Green) Flags (Source: Modern American Protest and Message Flags – Part I – http://www.loeser.us/flags/protest.html)

Get your [Racist] Red, Black, and Green flag today! - http://www.cbpm.org/store.html

Get your [Racist] Red, Black, and Green flag today! – http://www.cbpm.org/store.html

Black Power Flag on Amazon.com

Racist Black Power Flag on Amazon.com

Amazon sells racist Black Power flag

Get your racist Black Power flag today from Amazon.com – Black Power – African American Outdoor Flag – Large 3′ x 5′, 2-Sided Weather-Resistant Polyester – http://www.amazon.com/Black-Power-American-Weather-Resistant-Polyester/dp/B00563C7H0?

Black Panther flag on ebay

Racist Black Panther flag on ebay

ebay sells racist Black Panther flag

Get your racist Black Panther flag today from ebay – 3×5 Afro American Map Black Panther Flag 3’x5′ Banner Brass Grommets – http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/331521023066?lpid=82&chn=ps

Source: Flags of the American Civil War - http://www.loeser.us/flags/civil.html

Army of Northern Virginia Battle Flag (Source: Flags of the American Civil War – http://www.loeser.us/flags/civil.html)

Walmart, Amazon, Sears, eBay to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

“America’s leading merchants have spoken: The Confederate flag is coming off the shelves.

“Walmart, Amazon, eBay and Sears all announced bans on the sale of Confederate flag merchandise, amid an intensifying national debate over the use of the controversial flag…”

Continue reading: Walmart, Amazon, Sears, eBay to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise – http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/22/politics/confederate-flag-walmart-south-carolina/






Hired Black Lives Matter protesters start #CutTheCheck after being stiffed by ACORN successor group http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/may/19/hired-black-lives-matter-protesters-start-cutthech/#.VZKoavE6ZRA.twitter

George Soros funds Ferguson protests, hopes to spur civil action http://wtim.es/1EpTpTp

SOROS MONEY BEHIND GROUPS ORGANIZING AND AGITATING IN FERGUSON – http://themissouritorch.com/blog/2015/01/15/soros-money-behind-groups-organizing-and-agitating-in-ferguson/

Baltimore Riots: A Product Of The Soros Machine http://tinyurl.com/pdbr74a

Racist Black Power flag in Ferguson, MO

Racist Black Power flag in Ferguson, MO

Black Lives Matter = Lumpenproletariat

“In times of prolonged crisis (depression), innumerable young people also, who cannot find an opportunity to enter into the social organism as producers, are pushed into this limbo of the outcast. Here demagogues and fascists of various stripes find some area of the mass base in time of struggle and social breakdown, when the ranks of the Lumpenproletariat are enormously swelled by ruined and declassed elements from all layers of a society in decay.

“The term [Lumpenproletariat] was later used in the Communist Manifesto (where it is translated as “dangerous classes”) and in Class Struggles in France, and elsewhere.”

Source: Lumpenproletariat – http://www.marxists.org/glossary/terms/l/u.htm

Protesters - Charleston, SC

Racist Black Power flag in Charleston, SC

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The political incorrectness of all things Confederate

VA Flaggers - Karen Cooper

VA Flaggers – Karen Cooper

The political incorrectness of all things Confederate

In the wake of the recent murderous shooting spree in Charleston, South Carolina, throngs of politically correct (PC) iconoclasts are demanding the erasure and disappearance of Confederate icons.

Although the demands of the PC iconoclasts are focused upon the Confederate flag, which flies over the South Carolina State House grounds, the iconoclasts have it in for statues and street names, which commemorate Confederate persons, too.

All of these, we are told (although not in such plain language) must disappear down the memory hole of political correctness.

These PC iconoclasts are telling us (although (again) not in such plain language): “Future generations must never hear the name of Robert E. Lee (and his confederates) again!”

Once these icons are destroyed, and the history they symbolized vanished forever down the memory hole, these PC iconoclasts will pat themselves on their backs, tell themselves how compassionate and tolerant they are, and head to their favorite Starbucks in the wealthiest and whitest part of town for a skinny soy latte, which will be prepared for them by the poor colored (=Negro) staff.

Washington, DC is notorious for its wealthy white people at Starbucks with poor colored staff.

The current demand for removal of all things Confederate is symbolism over substance.

The on-going PC demand for the Washington Redskins to change their name and their logo is also an example of symbolism over substance. The PC iconoclasts don’t give a crap about how American Indians are actually doing (=substance), which is: not well. All the PC iconoclasts care about is a symbol (=symbolism).

Likewise, regarding all things Confederate, the PC iconoclasts don’t give a crap about blacks and how they’re actually doing (=substance), which is: not well. All the PC iconoclasts care about is a symbol (=symbolism).

“Take down that flag! So we can celebrate our PC victory at Starbucks while being served by poor colored people!”

A Confederate flag is one thing… a Confederate statue is another. Statues are not so easily removed. But we, as a society, seem to be headed in the direction of Confederate statue removal (and the renaming of mean streets with “oppressive” Confederate names).

Contrary to simplistic, politically correct, popular opinion, the US Civil War wasn’t fought to free the slaves. There were many factors that led to the war. Slavery and the political power attached to slave holding states being added to the Union before the war (and the representatives of those states being added to the US Congress) was only one of those many factors.

“Physical and social differences between North and South did not in themselves necessarily imply an irrepressible conflict. They did not mean that civil war had been decreed from the beginning by Fate. It came when problems arising from rapid growth and expansion got into such shape that they could not be solved by discussion, tolerance, and compromise…How this happened is not entirely clear. We only know that sectional rivalry in the nation turned into a struggle between…‘civilizations,’ between progress and backwardness, between right and wrong. Men ceased to reason, to tolerate, to accept compromise. Good men then had no choice but to kill and be killed.” ~ Avery Craven, The Coming of the Civil War (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1942, 1957, 1966; 1967) p. 1-2

If the PC iconoclasts are going to demand the removal of all Confederate statues and memorials, we’re going to have a lot of work to do, because there are many of them, including one in Washington, DC.

Gettysburg dead

Gettysburg dead

I was born in Washington, DC, grew up in Maryland, and presently live in Pennsylvania, about 15 miles from Gettysburg. The reality of the US Civil War never is — and never has been — far from my mind.

There’s a statue commemorating the Confederate soldiers of Montgomery County, Maryland in my hometown of Rockville, Maryland. Confederate troops went through Rockville on their way to Pennsylvania in 1863. Lee and his soldiers marched down the highway I live near (US 30) on their way to Gettysburg.

8,000 men and 3,000 horses lay dead on the field in the Pennsylvania summer sun after that battle was over. Left for the citizens of Gettysburg to bury.

I hope we never forget the horrors of that terrible war.

Removing flags and statues of the Confederacy will only help us to forget. It’s better we remember.

Confederate flag controversy amid S.C. grieving https://youtu.be/vkUlfDHI_rg


How The Charleston Shooting Is Linked To The Confederate Flag, According To A South Carolinian

“As journalists scrambled to unearth more information about Roof on Thursday morning, one piece of damning evidence emerged: A Facebook picture of him on top of his car bearing a license plate with different versions of the Confederate flag. In case it wasn’t clear, the flags were surrounded by the words ‘Confederate States of America’…”

Read more: How The Charleston Shooting Is Linked To The Confederate Flag, According To A South Carolinian http://thkpr.gs/3671684

Take Down the Confederate Flag—Now

“The flag that Dylann Roof embraced, which many South Carolinians embrace, endorses the violence he committed…”

Continue reading: Take Down the Confederate Flag—Now – http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/06/take-down-the-confederate-flag-now/396290/

charleston-statue-vandalizedConfederate Statue Vandalized Downtown Charleston

“CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — A Confederate monument at White Point Gardens was vandalized with graffiti.

“The graffiti was discovered Sunday morning as thousands gathered downtown to honor the victims killed at Emanuel AME Church.

Continue reading: Confederate Statue Vandalized Downtown Charleston – http://wjbf.com/2015/06/21/confederate-statue-vandalized-downtown-charleston/

Activists: State should end all Confederate memorials

“After changing the Georgia flag and removing statue of a racist in front of the Capitol, academic and activist want state to do more…”

Continue reading: Activists: State should end all Confederate memorials http://clatl.com/atlanta/activists-state-should-end-all-confederate-memorials/Content?oid=11620447

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The Case Against Vandalizing Confederate Monuments

“A history teacher argues that statues of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee deserve to be left alone…”

Read more: The Case Against Vandalizing Confederate Monuments http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/12/the-case-against-vandalizing-confederate-monuments/250337/

Albert Pike Statue – Washington, D.C.

Albert Pike (b. December 29, 1809, Boston – d. April 2, 1891, Washington, D.C.) was an attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason. Albert Pike is the only Confederate military officer or figure to be honored with a statue in Washington, D.C.http://www.dcmemorials.com/index_indiv0000360.htm

Rockville [Confederate] Civil War Monument – Rockville, Maryland

“The monument sits on the side of the courthouse in downtown Rockville. The statue faces south. It’s said to be the northernmost monument honoring the confederate soldier. The pedestal reads “To our heroes of Montgomery Co Maryland. That we through life may not forget to love the thin gray line…” –

Read more: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM6CQ8_Rockville_Civil_War_Monument_Rockville_MD

Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg

“The first Confederate monument on the Gettysburg battlefield was dedicated in 1884 to the 1st Maryland Battalion. It took years for the next to follow…”

Continue reading: Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg: http://gettysburg.stonesentinels.com/confederate-monuments/

See: List of monuments and memorials of the Confederate States of America – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_monuments_and_memorials_of_the_Confederate_States_of_America

PHOTOS – THE CONFEDERATE FLAG: International symbol for resistance to tyranny – http://www.confederateamericanpride.com/rebelflag.html

A superior culture cannot permit its foundations to be poisoned and destroyed http://wp.me/pPnn7-2jT via @wordpressdotcom

“Young men at college in the North are constantly exposed to the danger of imbibing doctrines subversive of all old institutions, and of all the established tenets respecting religion, law, morality, property, and government. Every village has its press and its lecture room, and each lecturer and editor, unchecked by healthy public opinion, opens up for discussion all the received dogmas of faith. Nothing is considered as settled, nothing is too venerable or sacred to be controverted. The intellectual rashness of Youth, and their love of novelty, predisposes them to reject old opinions, and accept, without sufficient investigation, what is novel and startling. It is not safe or prudent to expose young minds to the contagion of the conventions, the lectures, and press of Northern Isms. They naturally hate restraint and gradually embrace doctrines which teach them to throw aside all restraint, and give free reigns to inclination, appetite and passion, is the highest virtue.

“The great movement at the North, the great lesson, taught everywhere now in free society is that “Passional Attraction,” “Free Love,” “attractive Labor,” and “the Voluntary Principle,” are to be substituted for Law, Religion, and Government. It is but the failure and breaking up of free society, and may be alright and proper there, but would be quite out of place at the South, where society is healthy, vigorous, and flourishing.

“The North fifty years ago, was eminently religious and conservative. Then it was well to send Southern youth to her Colleges. She is now the land of heresies, infidelities, and superstitions, and not fit to be trusted with the education of our sons and daughters.

“As institutions of learning, the colleges of the South are equal to those of the North–the University of Virginia probably superior to any in the Union. Under these circumstances, it surprises us that moral, conservative and religious men at the North, who can afford it, do not send their sons to Southern schools. Their training would be moral, religious and conservative, and they would never learn, or read a word in school or out of school, inconsistent with orthodox Christianity, pure morality, the right of property, the sacredness of marriage, the obligation of law, the duty of obedience to government.”

Richmond Enquirer, December 29, 1855

Quoted in: Avery Craven, The Coming of the Civil War (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1942; 1957; 1966; 1967) pp. 301-302

VA Flaggers - Karen Cooper

VA Flaggers – Karen Cooper

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Violence, Nonviolence, and the #CharlestonShooting

“So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Behold the man!” When the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out, “Crucify him, crucify him!” (John 19:5-6)

Violence, Nonviolence, and the #CharlestonShooting

In reaction to the Charleston church shooting, Armstrong Williams says church folk need to arm themselves and keep a close eye on visitors to the church.

But what would Jesus do?

Jesus didn’t defend himself, nor did he allow his friend (Peter) to defend him.

Put up your sword Armstrong Williams.

He who lives by the sword dies by the sword, Jesus said.

Break the cycle of violence by imitating Christ and practicing nonviolence.

Armstrong Williams talks about his cousin who was killed in SC – https://youtu.be/ayikd5DvIco  (See: Church folk “need to arm yourselves” beginning at 4:30)


Following Jesus Into Non-Violence – https://youtu.be/fyF94gDF558 


Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof arrested

“According to witnesses, the suspect stood up and said he was there “to shoot black people.” A survivor told other media outlets that the shooter said, “You rape our women and you’re taking over our country. And you have to go.”…

“In a picture on his Facebook page, he is wearing a jacket with the emblems of apartheid-era South Africa and Rhodesia, which is now Zimbabwe…”

Read more: Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof arrested – http://www.counton2.com/story/29351721/fbi-identifies-charleston-church-shooting-suspect-as-dylann-roof

The flags in Dylann Roof’s Facebook profile photo are most definitely hate symbols

“After FBI officials identified the suspected shooter in Wednesday’s attack on a historically black church in Charleston as Dylann Roof, news outlets, including Slate, were quick to point out that Roof’s Facebook profile photo features him wearing two emblems of white supremacy: the Rhodesian flag and the flag of Apartheid-era South Africa

“Mark Pitcavage, the director of the ADL’s Center on Extremism, says South Africa is especially important at the moment to hate groups in this nation as well. American white supremacists “have convinced themselves, along with the help of some South African white supremacists, that ‘white genocide’ is actually going on in South Africa and that the rest of the world will follow,” Pitcavage told me…”

Read more: The flags in Dylann Roof’s Facebook profile photo are most definitely hate symbols: http://tinyurl.com/nz2u2d6

Why would an American white supremacist be fond of Rhodesia?

“After the alleged gunman in the racially motivated terrorist attack on a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina was identified today, a picture of him was found of him wearing a jacket with two defunct national flag patches: Those of apartheid South Africa and Rhodesia…”

Rhodesia and South Africa hold an important place in the online forums where neo-Nazis and other white supremacists gather. The experience of the two countries since the end of white rule – particularly the economic and humanitarian basket-case Zimbabwe has become – is held up as proof of the racial inferiority of blacks; and the diminished stature of whites are presented as an ongoing genocide that must be fought. Worries about miscegenation and white “genocide” abound…”

Read more: Why would an American white supremacist be fond of Rhodesia? – http://tinyurl.com/op8j8wa

White Genocide Project: http://whitegenocideproject.com/

White Genocide signs found near a school in South Carolina – http://whitegenocideproject.com/white-genocide-signs-found-near-a-school-in-south-carolina/

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The violent societal consequences of our government’s use of violence

“As I have walked among the desperate, rejected, and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems. I have tried to offer them my deepest compassion while maintaining my conviction that social change comes most meaningfully through nonviolent action. But they asked, and rightly so, “What about Vietnam?” They asked if our own nation wasn’t using massive doses of violence to solve its problems, to bring about the changes it wanted. Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today: my own government. For the sake of those boys, for the sake of this government, for the sake of the hundreds of thousands trembling under our violence, I cannot be silent… A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” ~ Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1967) (emphasis added) (Source)

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US Marines in Iraq

“The message our government sends us, by its own example, is: violence solves problems… Are we really surprised so many young men are using violence to solve their problems?”

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US Marines in Iraq

US Marines in Iraq

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#TransRacial #TransGender #TransSpecies #Truth & #Reality

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#TransRacial #TransGender #TransSpecies #Truth & #Reality

The transgender “tipping point” we, as a society, reached with the recent unveiling of “Caitlyn” Jenner  has, quite logically, thanks to Rachel Dolezal, now become a conversation about what it means to be a transracial individual.

What this means for the future of “truth” and “reality” is unknown…

Melissa Harris-Perry on Rachel Dolezal: ‘It Is Possible That She Might Actually Be Black”? – https://youtu.be/AsNWHpldrOA #TransRacial #TransGender


Rachel Dolezal breaks her silence on TODAY: ‘I identify as black’ https://youtu.be/zZRSFt7Rp-Y #TransRacial


Rachel Dolezal’s parents invoke ‘truth’ and ‘reality’ – https://youtu.be/N_4yySXBi6A 


Rachel Dolezal has a right to be black

“Dolezal is disturbing for many people because she marks a cultural fault line. Like it or not, we have entered into an era of elective race — a time when people expect that one has a right and dignity to claim the identity of one’s choice… People allow Caitlyn Jenner to change because she has some biological basis for believing she is female. But is this all identity is? Are we prepared to accept the implications of this view? … We should not have to be slaves to the biological definition of identity, and we should not use race or gender identities as weapons to punish one another.”

Read more: CNN: Rachel Dolezal has a right to be black – http://cnn.it/1FXETkm

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From Jenner to Dolezal: One Trans Good, the Other Not So Much

“By far the most intellectually and politically interesting thing about the recent “exposé” of Spokane, WA, NAACP activist Rachel Dolezal’s racial status is the conundrum it has posed for racial identitarians who are also committed to defense of transgender identity… How do we know that Dolezal may not sense that she is “really” black in the same, involuntary way that many transgender people feel that they are “really” transgender?”

Read more: From Jenner to Dolezal: One Trans Good, the Other Not So Much – http://goo.gl/hu9HRk

Try Switching Rachel Dolezal And Bruce Jenner In This Article

“For Jenner and, I fear, many other men, womanhood is mere stereotypical performance: jewelry, nails, clothing, and hair. It is not exposure to a sexually hostile world, or the mental work of cultivating dignity, fortitude and hope in the face of that hostility. Nevertheless, I hope the conversations we will surely have in the upcoming days about his “transgender status” will help us understand that there is no difference between pretending to be black and pretending to be a woman. Both are lies…”

Read more: Try Switching Rachel Dolezal And Bruce Jenner In This Article –  http://thefederalist.com/2015/06/16/try-switching-rachel-dolezal-and-bruce-jenner-in-this-article/ #TransRacial #TransGender 

Should We Still Applaud Blackface? – Rachel Dolezal and Transgenderism https://youtu.be/2sdwEhW4fg4 #TransRacial #TransGender


Pittsburgh Man Thinks He’s a Dog, Goes By Name ‘Boomer’

“Boomer the dog has a bone to pick with the world. He wants to be accepted for his doggie lifestyle…”

Read more: Pittsburgh Man Thinks He’s a Dog, Goes By Name ‘Boomer’ – ABC News http://abcn.ws/1Sm99Nv via @ABC

#TransSpecies – Dog trapped in man’s body – Dr. Phil – https://youtu.be/X50bLlu9uvw

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We’re being bamboozled by the physics establishment and the media

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We’re being bamboozled by the physics establishment and the media

The physics establishment and the media are telling us the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has “re-started scientific investigations after a two-year pause”.

But we need to ask: “Is this science?”

It may be hard for us to believe that everything we’re being told about particle physics today is nonsense, but, when we look into the subject, and we think about it, it appears we are, in fact, being bamboozled by the physics establishment and the media…

The Higgs Fake: How Particle Physicists Fooled the Nobel Committee

“Does Last Year’s Nobel Prize In Physics Make Einstein Turn In His Grave? The Higgs Fake – How Particle Physicists Fooled the Nobel Committee is a merciless critique of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and of the theoretical model on which the world’s most expensive experiment is based. Unzicker, a German physicist and award-winning science writer, argues that the reaction of the Swedish Academy to last year’s discovery appears to be a result of being beguiled by CERN’s attempts to justify the billions of dollars of public money being spent. The book starts off by claiming that the greatest physicists such as Einstein, Dirac, and Schrödinger would have considered the “discovery” of the Higgs particle ridiculous…”

BOOK – The Higgs Fake: How Particle Physicists Fooled the Nobel Committee, by Alexander Unzicker – http://www.amazon.com/The-Higgs-Fake-Physicist…/…/1492176249

Constructing Quarks

“Widely regarded as a classic in its field, Constructing Quarks recounts the history of the post-war conceptual development of elementary-particle physics. Inviting a reappraisal of the status of scientific knowledge, Andrew Pickering suggests that scientists are not mere passive observers and reporters of nature. Rather they are social beings as well as active constructors of natural phenomena who engage in both experimental and theoretical practice.”

BOOK – Constructing Quarks: A Sociological History of Particle Physics, by Andrew Pickering – http://www.amazon.com/Constructing-Quarks-Sociological-History-Particle/dp/0226667995

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is a 1962 book about the history of science by philosopher Thomas S. Kuhn. Its publication was a landmark event in the history, philosophy, and sociology of scientific knowledge and triggered an ongoing worldwide assessment and reaction in—and beyond—those scholarly communities. Kuhn challenged the then prevailing view of progress in “normal science.” Normal scientific progress was viewed as “development-by-accumulation” of accepted facts and theories. Kuhn argued for an episodic model in which periods of such conceptual continuity in normal science were interrupted by periods of revolutionary science. The discovery of “anomalies” during revolutions in science leads to new paradigms. New paradigms then ask new questions of old data, move beyond the mere “puzzle-solving” of the previous paradigm, change the rules of the game and the “map” directing new research…”

Continue reading: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Structure_of_Scientific_Revolutions

BOOK – The Structure of Scientific Revolutions – http://www.amazon.com/Structure-Scientific-Revolutions-Thomas-Kuhn/dp/0226458083

BBC News – Large Hadron Collider turns on ‘data tap’

“The Large Hadron Collider has re-started scientific investigations after a two-year pause.
Scientists are waiting for the first new data to begin flowing from the underground particle smasher, paving the way to a new era in physics.

“On Wednesday, the vast machine clattered proton beams together at much higher energies than were achieved during its first run in 2010-2013.

“This should allow physicists to hunt for signs of new scientific phenomena…”

Continue reading: BBC News – Large Hadron Collider turns on ‘data tap’ – http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32976838

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