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Jul 03 2019

Charlottesville Shoves Thomas Jefferson Toward Memory Hole

Meanwhile, as patriotic Americans prepare to celebrate the magnificent document Thomas Jefferson bestowed upon our country, moonbats are erasing him from his hometown:

Charlottesville, Virginia, will no longer celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as an official city holiday and instead will observe a day recognizing the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans.

That will stick it good to Jefferson, who like most Virginia landowners of his time owned slaves.

Jefferson, the third President of the USA and among its greatest, founded the University of Virginia, which is located in Charlottesville.

Charlottesville will now mark Liberation and Freedom Day on March 3, the day U.S. Army forces arrived in the city in 1865.

That is, Virginians will now celebrate their ancestors losing the bloody Civil War.

If progressives prevail, only foreign historians will be able to name the author of the Declaration of Independence a generation from now. At least it is reassuring that scholars in other countries may continue to revere this titan of history, even after he has been frog-marched down the memory hole by his vast inferiors in the country that he played such a major role in creating.

On a tip from 1-Bodhisattva.

May 18 2019

Buttigieg Calls for Erasing Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, played a role rivaled only by George Washington and James Madison in defining America. These three are the greatest men in our history. Even adversaries of America must respect them. Only the most committed enemies of America would want to erase them — by which I mean vermin like Pete Buttigieg:

Buttigieg, who is running in a crowded Democratic field for president, said on Friday he believes renaming events and things named after President Thomas Jefferson is the “right thing to do.”

Like virtually all landowners in 18th century Virginia, Jefferson owned slaves. This is the pretext leftists have used to demand he be frog-marched to the Memory Hole. Washington and Madison also owned slaves; they will soon follow.

To judge the people of the 18th century according to 21st century cultural mores is of course preposterous. Romans owned slaves too; maybe we should abolish Little Caesars pizza.

The actual objective is to make us ashamed of our own heritage so that it can be obliterated and replaced with something that we will never tolerate so long as we have any pride.

Due to end-stage cultural decay, Buttigieg managed to get elected mayor of a nondescript town in Indiana. He is running for the presidency on the strength of the media’s adoration of his in-your-face homosexuality. Evidently calling for Thomas Jefferson to be unpersoned is his attempt to outflank other Democrats on the left. They will respond by continuing to escalate the moonbattery.

Already they have left all reasonable people behind in their race toward the farthest limits of the lunatic fringe.

On a tip from Varla.

Apr 04 2019

Thomas Jefferson Subjected to Hate at Hofstra University

Thomas Jefferson personifies what the term liberal used to mean. Then progressives commandeered the word and twisted it to mean its opposite. Consequently, Jefferson now personifies what “liberals” want to marginalize, demonize, and eradicate:

Students at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, demanded [last] Friday that the school remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson, arguing that it is not possible for the university to have the statue on campus while also being an institution that “prides itself on diversity and inclusion.”

“Diversity and inclusion” require a homogeneously far left environment that excludes anyone an ultraleftist would not admire — including the greatest men in history like America’s Founding Fathers.

Hofstra University students held their second annual “Jefferson Has Gotta Go!” protest of a Thomas Jefferson statue on campus…

“Jefferson Has Gotta Go” recalls the famous Stanford University “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go” associated with Jesse Jackson. The objective is the same: to eradicate Western Civilization. That is now the purpose of higher education, the entire institution having fallen under the near total dominance of the malevolent left.

For 200 years, Jefferson was known as the author of the Declaration of Independence. Now, young people have been trained to know him as a racist, a sexual predator, and worst of all, a Dead White Male. If the cultural vandals who call themselves “liberals” prevail, he will join George Washington down the Memory Hole.

On a tip from 1-Bodhisattva.

Mar 30 2018

Fight to Save Thomas Jefferson at Hofstra University

Too few stood to defend Robert E. Lee, so now we have to defend Thomas Jefferson:

JaLoni Owens, a Hofstra student and Black Lives Matter activist, released a petition calling for the statue’s removal on March 17, proclaiming that Jefferson has been embraced as an “icon” by “white supremacist and neo-nazi organizations,” like the Ku Klux Klan.

Shortly thereafter, more than ten Hofstra student organizations, including the Democrats of Hofstra University, Queer and Trans People of Color Coalition, The Gender Identity Federation, and Young Democratic Socialists of Hofstra, jointly planned a “Jefferson Has Gotta Go!” protest for March 30, demanding the statue’s removal.

Now that our backs are to the abyss, people are finally putting up resistance:

Hofstra student Richard Caldwell released a counter-petition titled, “KEEP The Jefferson Statue at Hofstra University,” voicing support for keeping the statue on campus.

As the counterpetition notes, tyranny was the normal state of affairs for the human race prior to Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence, which gave birth to a nation that has pushed back tyranny for over 2 centuries. To the extent any human anywhere lives without someone else’s boot on their face, this key Founding Father deserves a large share of the thanks.

If progressives can subject even Thomas Jefferson to the demonize-then-erase treatment, they can do it to anyone. They can erase America itself, which is their intention.

Sep 13 2017

War on Heritage Predictably Escalates: Leftists Target National Anthem and Thomas Jefferson

When they say they hate “racism,” they mean they hate America. If that wasn’t obvious from the beginning, it sure is by now. From Baltimore, where Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics to the Star-Spangled Banner while held captive by the British during the War of 1812:

Exactly 203 years after [Francis Scott Key] penned the poem that would later become the national anthem, the city awoke to find the words “Racist Anthem” spray-painted on the Bolton Hill monument and red paint splashed on it.

We could fight off the mighty British Empire, but we are having less luck against the rot that is destroying the country from within.

There are no plans to remove the monument for now, but also no plans to protect it from inevitable future attacks. Police have no suspects.

The liberals running that once great city had already snuck out by night to remove monuments honoring Confederate-era heroes. But too much is never enough to satisfy totalitarians. Baltimore progs are also among the many who have gone after Christopher Columbus for bringing Western Civilization to the New World.

If you want to put up a statue without it getting vandalized, it will have to be either MLK or Vladimir Lenin — until it occurs to liberals that MLK was a Republican and Lenin was white.

Nothing could be more emblematic of what liberalism is doing to America than this.

That is a statue of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, shrouded in black by leftists at the university he founded:

With some sporting “Black Lives Matter” signs and many others chanting, the crowd cheered as three protesters climbed the Jefferson statue, adorning it with signs that dubbed the former president a “racist” and “rapist.”

While chanting mantras that have become routine in anti-racist protests, the common chant “No Trump, No KKK no fascist USA” was tweaked, swapping “fascist USA” with “racist UVa.”

Any pushback in defense of America and its proud heritage will be denounced by the media as “racist.” That single word has enabled the bad guys to accomplish more harm than the entire Red Army ever dreamed of.

On a tip from J.

Aug 24 2017

Thomas Jefferson Targeted at University He Founded

Mr. Magoo could have seen this coming. The elimination of Confederate memorials isn’t even complete and already liberals are coming after the Founding Fathers.

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and one of the three greatest men in American history (along with two other Virginia slaveowners, George Washington and James Madison), founded the University of Virginia. Militant students at that school have issued a list of demands that include the official demonization of Jefferson.

The Minority Rights Coalition (MRC) at UVA, a coalition of minority student groups, hosted the “March to Reclaim Our Grounds” on August 21 to “send a message to the university that we demand more from them [sic] in these times.”

Taking that vow literally, the MRC members delivered a ten-point list of demands during the rally articulating the steps they believe UVA must take to “reclaim” the campus…

One demand is that plaques acknowledging University of Virginia students and alumni who died in the Civil War be removed. For leftists, it is not enough that an enemy was defeated going on 2 centuries ago. Each soldier’s personal sacrifice must be forgotten. No wonder they hate Christianity; progressives are devoid of grace.

Another item on the list, conversely, asserts that the statue of Jefferson on UVA’s campus “serves as an emblem of white supremacy, and should be re-contextualized with a plaque to include that history”…

That is, a plaque to denounce Jefferson as a white racist, which is currently regarded by the establishment as the worst thing imaginable. Before a thought criminal is erased, he must be discredited.

In addition, the MRC ultimatum asserts that “all students, regardless of area of study, should have required education on white supremacy, colonization, and slavery as they directly relate to Thomas Jefferson, the University, and the city of Charlottesville,” complaining that the existing curriculum only mandates such classes for students in the College of Arts and Sciences, and even then allows them “to focus in on aspects of difference of their choice.”

Future generations will take no pride in living in a country founded by men as great as Thomas Jefferson. Cut off from their own history and heritage, they will have no basis for pride.

Everything sacred is profane to leftists, just as everything profane is sacred.

On a tip from J.

Nov 15 2016

Thomas Jefferson Is Persona Non Grata at His Own University

Thomas Jefferson, a primary founder of the United States of America, author of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the greatest men in world history, is a step closer to being frog-marched down the Memory Hole.

Among his innumerable accomplishments, Jefferson founded the University of Virginia, whose current president is Teresa Sullivan. Surreally, she is at the center of a firestorm for mentioning Jefferson’s name in a postelection email.

In the email, Sullivan encouraged students to unite in the wake of contentious results, arguing that University students have the responsibility of creating the future they want for themselves.

“Thomas Jefferson wrote to a friend that University of Virginia students ‘are not of ordinary significance only: they are exactly the persons who are to succeed to the government of our country, and to rule its future enmities, its friendships and fortunes,’” Sullivan said in the email. “I encourage today’s U.Va. students to embrace that responsibility.”

Some professors from the Psychology Department — and other academic departments — did not agree with the use of this quote. Their letter to Sullivan argued that in light of Jefferson’s owning of slaves and other racist beliefs, she should refrain from quoting Jefferson in email communications.

How about if in light of Jefferson’s owning slaves and allegedly holding views that would not be fully compatible with 2016 standards of political correctness, sniveling fools who have no respect for him clear the hell out of the country he founded?

A total of 469 moonbats signed the vile letter proclaiming Jefferson’s very name to be the equivalent of an obscenity, including both students and professors. The former should be expelled, the latter fired.

The letter was excreted by Assistant Professor of Psychology Noelle Hurd.

“I drafted the e-mail because when Jefferson was referenced in emails related to the election, it communicated to me a message of exclusion,” Hurd said.

All reference to Thomas Jefferson must be excluded from the university he founded because he has been judged guilty of “exclusion” by those who unworthily inherited what he created.

This lunacy is act of vandalism not just against Jefferson, not just against America, not just against human history, but against decency and sanity.

Progressives don’t mean to take over America. They mean to erase it and replace it with something loathsome.

On a tip from Steve A.

Jun 20 2016

Gun-Grabbing at the Local Level in Thomas Jefferson’s Hometown

They say all politics is local. Virginia Citizens Defense League provides a chance to do some good at the local level by sounding off against Charlottesville bureaucrats who want to try their hand at infringing on the right to bear arms:

Tonight Charlottesville City Council is going to hear a gun-control resolution that was added at the last minute to the agenda!

“5. RESOLUTION* Calling for Statewide and National Gun Control Legislation and Local Control Over Gun
Regulations (1st of 1 reading) – 20 mins”

The apparent objective is to override preemption, which gives regulatory power to higher levels of government when it comes to guns. That would allow local bureaucrats in college towns like Charlottesville to ram through gun-grabbing initiatives too radical to pass muster at the state or federal level.

ACTION ITEM NO. 1 – EMAIL

We need to flood City Council with emails opposing the resolution:

Email: council@charlottesville.org

Suggested subject line: Please OPPOSE the entire resolution on gun control

Suggested message:

Charlottesville City Council Members:

I urge you to OPPOSE the resolution calling for “Statewide and National Gun Control Legislation and Local Control Over Gun Regulations” on the agenda for tonight.

Gun control does NOT make America safer. The massacre in Orlando was in a “gun-free zone.” Without anyone inside the club able to shoot back at the terrorist, he had THREE HOURS to do as he pleased, and a lot of defenseless people were slaughtered accordingly.

The gun-control capitols of the U.S., Chicago and Washington DC, are also the most dangerous. Both cities have universal background checks and gun registration, the kind of things the resolution is calling for.

The good people of Charlottesville have a right to be able to protect themselves during a terror attack or other such emergency. Government should stand behind that right, not interfere with it. There is no doubt as to what side Thomas Jefferson would stand on.

[YOUR NAME]

Those in the Charlottesville area are encouraged to attend:

The meeting starts at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers, located at:

605 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Charlottesville was the home of Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. They are not resting easy in their graves these days.

On a tip from Jack S.

Dec 29 2015

Thomas Jefferson Weighs In on the Obama Administration

Before liberals banish him to the memory hole for being racist, let’s hear what the great Founding Father Thomas Jefferson had to say about Obama:

“Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing [a people] to slavery.” –Thomas Jefferson: Rights of British America, 1774.

The Framers saw the decay personified by Obama coming more than 2 centuries in advance. That’s why they left us with the Constitution as a defense.

If Jefferson were alive today, chances are good Obama would have found some pretext to incarcerate him, as he did with Dinesh D’Souza. It wouldn’t be hard. Due to the grotesque hypertrophy of Big Government that would have horrified and disgusted Jefferson, the average American now commits three felonies per day.

On a tip from Torcer.

Jul 24 2015

Connecticut State Democrat Party Begins Erasing Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson

Looks like Alexander Hamilton won’t be the last dead white male to get nudged off our currency. Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson have been deemed politically incorrect:

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson are history in Connecticut.

Under pressure from the NAACP, the state Democratic Party will scrub the names of the two presidents from its annual fundraising dinner because of their ties to slavery.

Party leaders voted unanimously Wednesday night in Hartford to rename the Jefferson Jackson Bailey dinner in the aftermath of last month’s fatal shooting of nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C.

A mentally ill maniac named Dylann Roof didn’t commit the murders. The South did — or so we are led to believe. That’s why the liberal establishment reacted by repressing the flag of the South. Great historical figures from the South will follow the Rebel Flag down the memory hole just as quickly as Democrats can acquire the leverage to make it happen.

By a remarkable coincidence, most of the primary Founding Fathers were Southerners. They will be erased, along with their works, so that a new, more impeccably politically correct society might take the place of ours.

Ironically, the great Andrew Jackson, a key figure in our victory in the War of 1812, was the first Democrat president. How fortunate for him that he didn’t live to see what his party has become.

The decision is believed to be unprecedented and could prompt Democrats in other states with similarly named events to follow suit.

“I see it as the right thing to do,” Nick Balletto, the party’s first-year chairman, told Hearst Connecticut Media on Wednesday night.

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, is now reviled as a thought criminal. It would be impossible to overstate the significance.

“You can’t change history, but you don’t have to honor it,” Balletto said.

True enough, you can’t change history. But you can erase it and substitute a forgery in its place. That’s how those who control the present control the past, and through it the future.

On a tip from Stormfax.

Jul 29 2013

Obama Links Communist Tyrant Ho Chi Minh to Thomas Jefferson

You will search the annals of history in vain for a villain more irredeemably evil than communist revolutionary Ho Chi Minh, the man primarily responsible for Southeast Asia’s descent into genocide and collectivist slavery. This is what our president has to say about him:

“Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson.”

Ho Chi Minh used unlimited totalitarian government to inflict slavery and genocide. Thomas Jefferson used limitations on government to create freedom and prosperity. Obama lumps them together.

Estimates run as high as half-a-million killed in Ho’s effort to consolidate power after his communist forces drove the French out of Indochina. The killing of landlords and bourgeois-class merchants was famous even in its day and since then has been documented in even more horrifying detail.

In Obama’s credulous citing of the Constitution as an inspiration, there is particular historical dissonance.

And those who carried his banner forward following his death in 1969 – he remains “Uncle Ho” even to this day – built upon his brutal regime. Following the final U.S. retreat from Vietnam untold thousands of Vietnamese, deemed collaborators by the regime, were put to death. He and his Leninist regime used V.I. Lenin’s tactics: murder, terror and “reeducation” to obtain, maintain and expand power.

Ho Chi Minh’s legacy consists of the millions who were killed by their own communist governments in the region after the USA withdrew, as well as the hundreds of thousands of boat people who escaped his version of Hope & Change by setting off on the ocean aboard anything that would float. To this day, the Vietnamese live in poverty as government slaves — despite the 60,000 American lives lost defending freedom there.

Possibly more appalling even than Obama yet again spitting on America, its traditions, and its heroes, is the likelihood that in his mind, Thomas Jefferson really was no better than a blood-soaked communist butcher.

It isn’t just Obama who has betrayed both the Founding Fathers and the heroes both American and Vietnamese who died defending freedom in Vietnam; it is every fool who voted for him — or rather for the anti-American ideology he personifies.

vietnam-war-memorial
According to Obama, they died for nothing.

On tips from G. Fox, Matt L, Tax Slave, Byron, and Big Petey.

Aug 24 2017

Professor Proclaims All Republicans Are “Racist Scum,” Wants Statues of Washington and Jefferson Torn Down

When liberals preen themselves on their tolerance, they may be referring to what founding father of political correctness Herbert Marcuse of the Frankfort School called repressive tolerance:

“All trump supporters, nay, all Republicans, are racist scum,” Assistant Professor of Human-Centered Computing Bart Knijnenburg wrote in a recent Facebook post.

Knijnenburg teaches at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Surely he doesn’t mean all Republicans? Yes he does:

“All republicans? Yes,” he confirmed in the comments section. “Your complacency made this happen. Pick a side: denounce your affiliation, or admit you’re a racist.”

What exactly is so racist about all Republicans? Knijnenburg elaborates:

“The republican ideology of ‘everyone is equal and nobody deserves a handout’ is naive at best, covertly racist at worst.”

Thinking of people as equal is racist; that is, not being a racist is racist.

As for what needs to be done about all this racism,

Knijnenburg explicitly endorses violence in one post, stating, “I admire anyone who stands up against white supremacy. Violent or non-violent. This needs to stop, by any means necessary. #PunchNazis”

This post gives further insight into his mentality:

Bart-Knijnenburg-tweet

In this context, “racism” can be defined as “any resistance to the ultra-left agenda.”

Knijnenburg endorses the extralegal removal of Confederate statues, and makes clear that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson memorials are next on the hit list.

Leftists in academia are like cockroaches. For each one that scuttles out into view, you know there are a thousand more just like it, breeding in the walls.

On a tip from Sterling B.

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