SLAVERY AND IMMIGRATION
Wednesday there was a “Reparations” hearing in Congress to discuss a payback system for African Americans whose ancestors were slaves. According to some Congress people, they African American descended from slaves were never able to catch up with everyone else here in the United States, therefore, they should have a handout.
Although there were those, such as Danny Glover and Te-Nihisi Coates, who argued the case for slavery reparations, the one who brought the House to chaos was Coleman Hughes, columnist for Quillete. https://clarion.causeaction.com/2019/06/19/black-democratic-writer-gets-booed-called-presumptive-by-white-liberal-rep-steve-cohen-after-opposing-reparations-in-house-hearing/
Hughes is an African American writer who finds the case for reparations insulting to “put a price” on the suffering of their ancestors. He admitted the horror of the era and told of how he was advised by many of either side not to speak a today’s hearing, yet he felt compelled to give his opinion of why reparations were not necessary.
He felt that trying to make up for the suffering of the past on the people of the present was ineffective, especially in his case as he grew up in a prosperous home and attended an Ivy League school.
This, of course, caused a riotous hally-balloo in the halls of Congress as no one is supposed to have an opposing opinion of a liberal idea.
Fried chicken eating, Democratic Representative and chairman of the hearing, Steven Cohen, called repeatedly for order and allowed that “even if he was presumptive, he still had a right to speak.”
(Cohen probably meant presumptuous, too much chicken in his mouth messed his vocabulary up. Could be that maligning him as he defended him confused the crowd.)
The treatment of this young man is the exact definition of racism. How dare a man of color chastise those who were trying to marginalize all people of color?
Slavery, without rant or rhetoric, is an unforgivable sin, and an abomination.
Generally, the those that were brought to the United States were Africans that were prisoners of war or criminals who were sold by the victors of local tribes or forcibly taken from their homeland to be slaves. http://www.africaw.com/africans-did-not-sell-their-own-people-into-slavery
There were incidents of slavery or indentured servants who did trade their freedom and autonomy for passage to the New World. These individuals did indeed gamble their very lives on the hope of a better future.
“Indentured servitude was a labor system in which people paid for their passage by working for an employer for a fixed term of years. It was widely employed in the 18th century in the British colonies in North American and elsewhere. It was a way for the poor in Britain and the German states to obtain paid passage to the American colonies.” https://www.bing.com/search?q=indentured+servants&form=PRUSEN&mkt=en-us&httpsmsn=1&refig=e31e007e7e5f4894b88cd5c33f2ebb8e&sp=1&ghc=1&filters=ufn%3A%22indentured+servants%22+sid%3A%22a623096e-fa52-5453-4ceb-e3a156dc21f1%22&qs=MB&pq=indentured&sc=8-10&cvid=e31e007e7e5f4894b88cd5c33f2ebb8e
An employer was contractually bound to release the person from his or her indenture at the completion of the agreed upon term. Sometimes, this didn’t happen and the people were considered property. As the dishonest employer was deeper of pocket than the servant, the outcome was often not favorable to those who were indentured.
Another forgotten group of slaves were the Irish. The first slaves in the British colonies were white slaves from Ireland. http://www.africaresource.com/rasta/sesostris-the-great-the-egyptian-hercules/the-irish-slave-trade-forgotten-white-slaves/
King James II and Charles I led a concerted effort to enslave the Irish. It began when James II sold 30,000 Irish slaves to owners the New World. His proclamation in 1625 stated that Irish political prisoners to be sold to English settlers in the West Indies. The Irish were considered human livestock for English merchants. The initial majority of slaves in the New World were Irish slaves.
If anyone mentions slavery in conversation it is almost a given that it is a reference to African slaves, which is not entirely true.
How it is that no one ever mentions how shabbily treated the Irish were treated by the English monarchs?
The Irish weren’t treated too much better at the turn of the century when the Potato Famine forced so many to immigrate to the United States, even though “donations” to buy ships and passage for the starving people were often death traps when corrupt people were involved in the transactions. Those for whom the charity was intended, never made it to the New World.
When they did arrive, finding a job was difficult when the “Help Wanted” sign ended with “No Irish Need Apply.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Irish_sentiment
Yet the Irish have not formed an” Irish Lives Matter” group or demanded reparations for the years their ancestors spent as slaves or second class citizens.
There were slave owners, who for reasons of conscience, manumitted their slaves. This often earned the undying ire of their neighbors. Another unfortunate part of being a freed slave was that someone could claim them as their property. Being unable to read and write, the free person had to have their manumission papers on them at all times, and be aware of those who would steal or destroy their papers.
Unless Congress is willing to reimburse all of the above types of slavery and their descendants this is yet another liberal tempest in a teapot, and for some, an insult to those who prospered in spite of the odds against them.
Psychiatrists have long harped upon the pitfalls women can experience if their father is not active and present in their lives. http://mamiverse.com/father-daughter-relationships-daddy-issues-13916/ Girls and boys need their fathers in order to develop properly. The value of a present, active father is often underrated in our society.
However, if you subscribe to some of the liberal thinking taught in Marquette University, you might disagree.
Many fathers are unknowingly practicing “benevolent sexism,” without even knowing it. This means that by treating their daughters with great care and affection it gives them the idea that they cannot support themselves financially. https://www.thecollegefix.com/daddy-guilty-of-benevolent-sexism-by-making-daughter-princess-marquette/
Even though the majority of the girls in the study who had a loving relationship with their fathers had higher self-esteem, the practice of treating them well, ‘encouraged traditional gender roles.”
Gasp! What horrors!
Having been highly influenced by my Dad, a retired chemical engineer, and seeing his teachings reflected in my own daughter, I can honestly say that I think more logically than most. He taught both of us analytical thinking and a boatload of common sense.
I reluctantly attended his classes of, “if you open it, shut it and turn the light off when you leave the room.” These are lessons that I find repeated to my own daughter, much to her displeasure. From my Father, I learned to budget and find sale prices to make money go farther.
I can say without reservation that my Dad was always my biggest fan and supporter. No matter what, no matter who, he has encouraged me to follow my dreams and stretch myself to new limits.
He is the one who gave me my work ethic. He worked every day that he was scheduled to do so. He did not call in sick, except the one week when he twisted his ankle so badly that he could not walk.
He is the voice in my head when I am tempted to call out.
When I was in school and played sick, he would look me dead in the eye and ask, “are you absolutely sure you just can’t make it?” I find that question rolls around in my head repeatedly when I am not feeling one hundred percent well. Ultimately, I decide that I can make it and go in to work anyway.
I believe women have rights. I want equal pay for equal work. It is called “Equity Feminism.”
That being said, there are roles that each sex is suited to do better than the other. Not to say that each CANNOT do both equally, but some things come easier than others.
I would say too that being treated well is a universal want we all have, and that is normal as well.
The love and care a girl receives from her father, and the love and care a boy receives from his mother and vice versa are important.
If both sexes do not see and receive love and affection within the family unit, how are they to build their own adult relationships?
Fathers are not an expendable commodity in the family life. They are key in the development of young men. Sons may be all for their moms until puberty sets in, then most young men seek the guidance of their fathers. This is how they learn to be a man. Hopefully, to learn how to take care of things in a responsible way and have a strong character that has been learned by example.
Gender roles have a purpose. If everyone is carrying their weight equally, no matter how it is distributed, life is easier and better. Children learn cooperation and how to depend on a marital partner and how to be dependable for the same.
Today’s obsession with “toxic masculinity” and “radical feminism” is responsible for the breakdown of families and traditional values, much to our society’s detriment.
Termites (Democrats) in the House
Democrat Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi is in California conniving with the fruitcake politicians at the California Democrat State Convention. Succumbing to the raucous chants of “Impeach, Impeach,” Nancy was obligated to agree to move in the direction of impeaching Donald Trump. Every story has a “but” behind it. But, hidden in the context of her rhetoric, she argued for building an “ironclad case” to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump.
It will die there because Nancy knows she will never, ever obtain anything “Ironclad” to remove the President let alone place a case before Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, that would even be considered let alone voted on. That leavers her the excuse she needs to beg off and do nothing, and she knows it.
The Democrats impeachment mantra, if pursued, very probably may destroy the Democrat Party as we know it. In the debris left in the wake of its demise, there will still be the radical Progressives, including most of those now running to be Democrat candidate to replace Trump. The slogging will be long, hard and arduous because they have no plans to carry America forward, except socialism. They are bereft of any vision to increase America’s productivity to levels higher than President Trump has brought them. They have nothing and they will lose!
The Democrat Party has work like termites in an old house to eat the core out of what made America Great. The great Termite Party made welfare a Right, not education to learn and advance, but a necessity to survive. Welfare was used specifically to enslave Americans of African Descent by destroying the Black nuclear family. The male head of the family must be employed or not in the household, otherwise, no welfare for the family. Thus, we have still have single Black mothers as heads of household with the uninvolved male hanging around to breed, leaving the fatherless household without male guidance, without hope and no future.
As a remedy, the party of Termites inflicted upon us their “Affirmative Action“ scheme thus reducing the quality of American production and all but destroying Americas once thriving “work ethic.” By their Progressivism, they have turned Americas Judeo-Christian codes of social morality to dust by characterizing Christian churches and the families who attended them as ignorant “clingers.” To compound the rot, the Termite Party has intruded into nearly every American youth program to modify children’s behavior by glorifying homosexuality, perversion and transgenderism as natural acts of love, debasing at the same time any moral objections on the grounds a silly premise and a false notion, It’s the “I’m okay, you’re okay!” mantra.!
To the rising crescendo of “Impeach, Impeach,” apart from her idiotic anti-Trump comments, Pelosi said: “President Trump will be held accountable for his actions. In the Congress, in the courts, and in the court of public opinion, we will defend our democracy.” When the said: “Our Democracy” she treads on a narrow path. Conservatives, especially those few left in the Republican Party, should cease using the word Democracy. The Democrats have ruined it, like the word “Gay!” Democracy means majority rule. The word is not found in the Constitution. Simply put, Democracy is “two wolves and a sheep discussing what to have for dinner.”
The Termite Party never expected the results of their rigged 2016 election. They got instead, a non-politician with practical business acumen to Make America Great Again and their program to “democratize” has thrown them totally off kilter. In their futile attempts to repair the damage, they only expose more of their hypocrisy. How do we get rid of Termites?
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!
Diagram for Civil War
What sane, logical thinking person, who isn’t a Progressive, could possibly believe the opusculum that was presented by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, opining publicly, in lieu of facing a Congressional Committee hearing with Republicans on it, the sanctimonious nonsense that fell from his lips. Complete rubbish! Mueller is and has always been a “never Trumper” and he proved it beyond all doubt. His role was integral to saving the Deep State.
By the speed with which the Democrats seized on Mueller’s twisted meanings, i.e.: “If we had confidence the president didn’t commit a crime we would have said so,” indicating that there was something indeed, Trump did that requires congressional over-site. It convinces me that the true believers who have feasted for so long at the table of the ‘Elite’ Deep State, believe we are all stupid and really need their guidance. That includes the insufferable Robert Mueller.
His comments obfuscated his official clearance of Donald Trump of colluding with the Russians, or obstructing the investigation yet, with the clever manipulation of words, he left the Democrat crazies and their Leftist media propaganda organs, armed with enough doubt to pursue their obstruction of government for another year and a half. Now, Nancy Pelosi’s Leftist crazies are demanding Trumps immediate impeachment. Clearly, Pelosi has lost control. The Democrat Party, including all its presidential contenders, have become a mere babbling rabble. Pelosi has a divided house and I cannot see her pulling it together again. In fact, it needs to be destroyed.
Their division illuminates what we all suspected, that the American body politic is infested by a cancerous disease, an elitist cabal that has eroded American values to the point that all that was good is now bad and etc.. They consider themselves our betters entitled to rule simply because they believe they know better how to make everything equal and fair for all people, except them of course, because they are our betters. Didn’t we read this story in Orwell’s Animal Farm?
We have two seriously competing ideas about how government should be run. First and definitely very American, is Representative government according to the Constitution that ensures all citizens their right to self-determination, freedom of speech, religion and assembly and even freedom of self-defense. The other is a completely opposite philosophy that firmly asserts that government, run by experts schooled according to the Gospel of Karl Marx, are better prepared to equalize government for all, and that all people have the same opportunity to serve the State which will then feed, house and educate them for free. “From You according to your ability, to you according to your need.”
The American ‘Left,’ having almost achieved their goal of complete success of altering American minds, an essential first step, while ignoring us simple deplorable’s in fly-over country, are now on the ropes, because we have been awakened by Donald Trump to see the real dangers facing us. America has arrived at the point for a reckoning. How will it develop? The Progressives, who have spent decades incrementally installing socialism into the fabric of American politics by attacking family values, American history and religion, have been stymied by Trumps ‘Bull in a China Shop” style of leadership. Backed into a corner and in danger of losing all, they won’t go without a fight, a real one if necessary, to hold on to what they got.
Right now, a coming civil war can be averted simply by the arrests, trials and convictions of the Deep State elites who had the audacity to violate their oaths and now stand suspected of treason against the US Commander-in-Chief. Their wicked plan has been thrust into the disinfecting cure of bright sunlight. The opportunity to strike back should not be squandered.
Who Should Govern, POTUS or Judicial Activists?
America is returning, kicking and screaming all the way, to the old original ideas of American Constitutionalism. Progressives, having been so successful for so long in altering the American mind and reducing American culture and moral standards to the levels of dysfunction, that they have come to assume that governing is their divine right because they’re good at it, and should never be challenged. Well, it’s being challenged! We voted for Trump, not a Federal Judge.
In their diligence to achieve for America the Utopian goal of a Marxist society, like the one that worked so well for Russia, they’ve left no stone unturned to protect their flakes by placing Marxist thinking judges on Federal benches where their political mischief could halt any turn of the law inimical to the Left’s goals of mongrelizing America.
This week, in a frenzy of crazed decision making, a Federal Judge in the Socialist State of California, blocked Trumps order to use DoD funds to fund the wall. This judges draws on the “Separation of Powers” as the anchor for his decision. He wrote: “The position that when Congress declines the Executive’s request to appropriate funds, the Executive nonetheless may simply find a way to spend those funds ‘without Congress’ does not square with fundamental separation of powers principles dating back to the earliest days of our Republic,” What I take from this is that It’s more important to find specific Congressional funding than to protect America. Federal Judge Haywood Gilliam of the Northern District of California was an Obama appointee. What would happen if the President should stop funding this judges court?
In February, Trump declared a national emergency. The goal was to obtain funding for the border wall since Congress was unwilling to protect America’s borders. If Trumps order was simply an arbitrary one, I might agree with the Judge but, America is being invaded by unskilled peasants, drugs, disease and criminal gangs so, I don’t agree with the Judge. His ruling stood against Border Security, in favor of crime, drugs and human trafficking.
Judge Gilliam also opined: that “”Congress’s “absolute” control over federal expenditures—even when that control may frustrate the desires of the Executive Branch regarding initiatives it views as important—is not a bug in our constitutional system.” Other Federal Judges, as we know, have stymied other of Trumps initiatives, even his trying to stop illegal ones that never made it into law, like Obama’s illegal “DACA” program.
How the progressives have been changing America, like the DACA thing, among others, is to appeal to our personal feelings, featuring heartbreaking and woebegone tales of manufactured anguish that alter our attitudes to rebel against heartless laws made by dead old white men. If we continue in this mode, America is doomed to socialism.
Remember, in his empathetic appeal to “Dreamers”, Obama said we had to let ‘em stay because, “It’s who we are!” That’s a shame because it’s not who we are, it’s who they’ve conditioned us to be. We do have laws that are simply being brushed aside because these hoards of poor downtrodden useless peasants swarming our southern borders “just want to enjoy the American Dream.” Well, the American dream doesn’t include welfare, free housing over unhoused Americans, free education for their children or free healthcare you and I have had to pay for out of our monthly salaries all of our lives. I’m getting sick and tired of this Socialist BS and the Federal Judges who promulgate it. Lets have an expedited appeal!
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go fight ‘em!
What’s the Crisis?
What is being revealed right before our very eyes is not, as Nancy Pelosi would have us accept, a Constitutional crisis, but rather, a crisis of government. We have too much government, too much money to be made being in government, too little work done for the benefit of American voters, and too many really stupid people who don’t realize they are really stupid people.
That’s the crisis that Donald Trump recognized when he decided America needed to be saved and he was the one who would do it. The moderate Republican party, no longer fulfilling its role as the champion of constitutional conservatism, is struggling to stay relevant to what America’s Marxists, disguised as the Democrat party, really want. The “Never Trumpers,” clinging to the political corruption that keeps them relevant, hate Trump because he won’t play the game their way. That’s the crisis. Neither do they see the tsunami coming that will overwhelm them.
What we are witnessing is push back from Trump like they’ve never experienced before! Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schemers trekked to the White House, supposedly for a meeting with the President on Infrastructure funding, but really with the intention to ambush the President. They attacked Trump on funding issues by throwing out threats of investigations, impeachment and cover-ups to queer the deal. President Trump doesn’t suffer fools and will not be bullied, so he walked out on ‘em. Expect the House, under Democrat leadership, to produce nothing for the next year and a half except more hysteria.
They lost, but Trump, they say, must be guilty of something. That uncouth Trump must be corrupt but, he ignores them by refusing to permit White House staffers to testify about their interactions with him. For the Democrats, a conservative, if not playing their game, is grounds for impeachment. The problem is, Democrats don’t have the evidence they want or any other reason to get rid of him. But, that’s not stopping ‘em! They have the House and its powers of oversight and by Gawd, they’re going to use it. I think Trump is safe and he knows it.
Consider the alternative. A Jeb Bush, John Kasich or any other of the “Never Trumpers” who fancy themselves ‘moderate’ Republicans, would immediately have rolled over onto their backs at Nancy’s first bark to acquiesce to Democrats demands while licking the hand that beats them. For some inexplicable reason the Democrats firmly believe the stupid American voters are with them in hating Donald Trump and in wanting him to be gone.
Consider what the Democrats have already given us. A return of infectious disease’s by opening the borders to illegals who are then, cost free, housed, educated, provided free medical care and food, just for their vote. Democrats have forced our children to face sexual perverts with this transgender BS, multi-sex restrooms, males in women’s sports, transgender classes in our schools, but, worse, condoning the evil of Islam to be taught in our schools, but not allowing the morals found in Christianity to even be recognized.
Upon what basis do Democrats believe they are not only fit to lead, but expect to lead because it is their divine right? Our political system was the best going. When even an unenlightened bartender, with some effort at campaigning against a career politician, can get elected to the deliberative body that is our Congress, that’s how it’s supposed to work. Muslims, who hate America, deny that our inalienable Constitutional rights beats Shariah Law. These wicked people are now in our congress, like a cancer. How much damage will they do before they’re exposed for what they really are, fifth columnist for Islam? That’s also a major crisis.
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!
In a wartime situation, a general might create a diversion on one side of the battlefield in order to perform a flanking movement on the enemy and take advantage of the element of surprise.
In Desert Storm, General Norman Schwarzkopf employed a series of deceptions in his battle plans.
He used many tactics to fool the Iraqi army. He would create publicized military maneuvers and release “news” to the press to throw a smoke screen as to his true intentions for his next attack.
In this way, he practiced deception and attacked at a completely different area, confusing his enemies. http://articles.latimes.com/1991-02-28/news/mn-2834_1_war-plan
The Florida election voter recount is an example of very devious sleight of hand with nefarious intentions. It would seem that the 2000 Presidential election was once again upon us.
Oh wait, maybe it is, Brenda Snipes is still in charge of the election process. Wouldn’t you think that she would have been canned for that 2000 boondoggle and if not, then destroying the ballots in the 2016 election for Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The total incompetence and or alleged corruption of Brenda Snipes is well known. She and her team have defied recent court orders nonchalantly with a blatant disregard for law as in previous instances.
The Governor’s race and the Senate race recount antics are a diversionary tactic to camouflage the Democrats real need to change the voting results of the Department of Agriculture Commissioner.
Why would such a big deal be made over a relatively minor position you might ask?
It is well known that the Democratic agenda is to one day abolish the 2nd amendment and disarm the populace.
Obama made it very clear that he was for gun control and expected to have prevented the people from defending themselves by the end of his terms. Hillary was to carry on this desire and finish the 2nd amendment off when she won the election they tried to rig in her favor.
2nd amendment followers did not acquiesce to their desires, in fact, most went out and bought several more firearms and more ammunition.
The Department of Agriculture is where the process is started to apply for open carry and concealed carry of firearms.
The department that owns the PROCESS has the power to slow walk anyone’s application.
It is reminiscent of the IRS scandal with non-profit organizations during the previous Democratic administration.
On November 8, 2018, Democrat Nikki Fried trailed Republican Matt Caldwell by more than four thousand votes. By end of day she was leading by two thousand, nine hundred and fourteen votes. https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article221362645.html
Fried has called for emergency donations and expects to lead the race to victory.
Has anyone heard anything about this particular race on the news?
While the public is focused on Scott and DeSantis, the crooked Snipes team is working its wiles on the Commissioner’s race for a Democratic win.
The people of Florida made their desires well known by the way they cast their votes on November 6, 2018.
Why is it so hard for the Democratic Party to accept the will of the people and try to gain power and position by ANY MEANS NECESSARY?
The races will be decided for Scott and DeSantis the way the people wanted. While the election committee grinds and dances, Nikki Fried will have been pushed up. Who knows if it is for real or if the race has now been contrived?
(NOT A BEER FEST)
May fifth commemorates the victory of the Mexicans over the French army in the Battle
of Puebla in 1862. It was a large victory for Mexico as they were able to defeat a the larger,
better equipped French army of 6500 with a small militia of 4500 men.
It was a short lived victory, as Napoleon III sent more troops from Europe and over a year’s time
was able to install Archduke Ferdinand Maximillian, his nephew, as ruler of Mexico.
It is not Mexico’s Independence Day as many may assume. Mexico’s Independence Day is
September 16. It celebrates Mexico’s independence from Spain. It is as important as our July 4 th
to the Mexican people.
After achieving independence from Spain in 1821, and experiencing subsequent wars thereafter,
Mexico had accumulated a large debt to many countries, France being one. It was for the
supposed unpaid debt that France felt the need to advance its empire. Mexico had reneged on
their debt to England and Spain, which caused these countries to withdraw support, allowing
France to invade.
The United States and Abraham Lincoln were very sympathetic to the Mexican cause, but
because of the Civil War, were unable to offer any real assistance against France.
After France had taken over the government of Mexico, Maximillian and his Empress Carlota
took up residence in Chapultepec Castle.
Chapultepec (cha pull te peck) is the Nahuatl Indian word for “at the grasshopper’s hill,” and
was located in the highest place in the City of Mexico.
The castle was initiated by Viceroy Bernardo de Galvez during the Spanish occupation of
Mexico. It was abandoned during the rebellion between Spain and Mexico, then later being used
for various purposes.
Maximillian brought craftsman and artists, along with various objects of art and furniture from
Europe to improve the castle and make it more livable. He also commissioned a long avenue of
approach and spectacular rooftop gardens.
Today it is a beautiful tourist attraction.
Many find May fifth a good reason to hoist a few and have a fiesta, but there is a real history
behind the beer fest it has become in recent years.