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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.


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


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.


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.

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:


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.

Jun 25 2015

Nothing Is Sacred: Liberal Mob Now Targets Jefferson Memorial

If you couldn’t see where the explosion of liberal totalitarianism facilitated by the Charleston shootings is heading, this ought to help:

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial, which has stood near the banks of the Potomac River in Washington for more than 70 years, is a classical tribute to the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president.

This week, the Jefferson Memorial was drawn into the national debate about race following the shooting deaths of nine people in a predominantly black church in South Carolina last week. It joins other public statues depicting Southern or Confederate figures, including Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, that some are arguing represent the country’s racist past and should be removed.

The lunacy has reached the extreme of the establishment media denouncing Thomas Jefferson as a thought criminal for not complying with current standards of political correctness two centuries after his time.

CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield this week questioned whether the Jefferson Memorial should be taken down because Jefferson owned slaves.

A large percentage of the Founding Fathers were Southerners. The three most important ones — Washington, Jefferson, and Madison — were all Virginians, just like the hated Robert E. Lee. They will be erased to make way for new founding fathers: Marx, Lenin, Alinsky, Obama, Sharpton, et alia.

When they destroy our heritage, they are destroying our identity. They are destroying us. Liberals are fighting a war of total extermination against Americans, and due to lack of resistance they are winning.

The greatest of men will be torn down by the smallest.

On tips from Sean C and DinaRehn.

Jan 04 2019

Profiles in Moonbattery: Rashida Tlaib

Congratulations to the Democrats on the historic achievement of putting in power the first Palestinian-American Congresswoman, Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). Here she provides a quote for the history books:

“People love you and you win. And when your son looks at you and says, ‘Momma, look, you won. Bullies don’t win.’ And I said, ‘Baby, they don’t. Because we’re going to go in there and we’re going to impeach the motherf***er,'” Tlaib, a freshman Congresswoman, said to cheers.

That represents the caliber and the mentality of the leftists being positioned to rule over us as the deliberately engineered demographic transformation of America into a totally different country begins to bear fruit for the Democrats. No wonder they would rather shut down their beloved federal government indefinitely than provide a penny for the desperately needed wall.

You may well ask, impeach the democratically elected president on what grounds? The answer: on the grounds that he is a bully. The word “bully” in modern political usage means “anyone whose kneecaps leftist thugs want to shatter.”

Tlaib broadcasted where her loyalties lie by getting sworn in on a Koran. The liberal media is delighted by the idea of a Muslim being sworn in on a Koran that once belonged to Thomas Jefferson, as if this proves that Islam and American principles are somehow compatible. “Muslims were there at the beginning,” yells Tlaib. They sure were. They were our enemy from the earliest days of the republic.

Jefferson didn’t read the Koran because he wanted to take up murdering infidels; it was more likely to have been on a know your enemy basis. Muslims forced us to pay exorbitant tributes to lay off with the piracy, which entailed taking Americans as slaves. Jefferson sent over the Marines to put a stop to it. The Marine Corps Hymn refers to this with the line, “To the shores of Tripoli.”

You wouldn’t learn that from the Detroit Free Press, which instead opts to tell its readers this:

Jefferson wrote Virginia’s Statute on Religious Freedom — and intended it to apply to Muslims, Hindus and Jews as well as Christians — and that a large number of slaves brought into the U.S. were Muslim, which could also have piqued the interest of Jefferson, who was a slave owner.

So now the story is about how Americans enslaved Muslims. What was that old Soviet joke? The future is certain; it’s the past that keeps changing.

Tlaib’s fellow Muslim congresscritter Ilhan Omar, a Somali who wants to destroy Israel, apparently married her brother while committing immigration and student loan fraud. When Omar ridiculed Vice President Pence for his Christian faith, Tlaib liked the tweet.

It is a relief to know that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won’t get lonely, surrounded by white people and grownups. There will be plenty of people like her — more with each election.

Language alert — Democrat Congresswoman speaking:

On tips from 1-Bodhisattva, Dragon’s Lair, Stormfax, Chuck A, and TCS III.

Nov 12 2018

Vintage Countermoonbattery from John Wayne

Amazingly, old movies featuring countermoonbattery can still be seen on television. Turner Classic Movies ran Without Reservations just today. Try to imagine the current culture in Hollyweird producing a scene like this one featuring John Wayne:

Hopefully, someone other than the libs at TCM is storing a copy of these old treasures. If great historical figures (e.g., Christopher Columbus, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson) can be retroactively punished for violating current standards of political correctness, the same will inevitably come to be true of old movies. The only question is whether the films will be selectively edited or will just vanish altogether down the Memory Hole.

On a tip from Varla.

Oct 23 2018

Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia Flag

Kyrsten Sinema is not the only Democrat running for a prominent position who has publicly expressed contempt for her own state. Stacey Abrams has shown as much disrespect for Georgia as Sinema for Arizona:

Stacey Abrams, the Democrat who could be the first black woman to win a governor’s seat in U.S. history, admitted Monday that she burned the state flag on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in 1992.

She had no choice but to admit it, having posed for a picture that ran in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

At the time, the state flag included a Confederate symbol.

According to liberal supremacists, anything that reminds them of Southern heritage must be eradicated, thus securing a significant victory for the Left in the Culture War. That was the original cause for launching the War on Statues, which went on to target figures like Thomas Jefferson and Christopher Columbus, but initially went after the giants of Southern history.

Horrifyingly, this moonbat is only a couple of points behind Republican opponent Brian Kemp.

On a tip from 1-Bodhisattva.

Oct 09 2018

Astronaut Scott Kelly Issues Shameful Apology

It takes courage to be an astronaut. Apparently, it takes more courage to stand up to the leftist mob. In the context of bellyaching about Brett Kavanaugh having survived Democrat smear tactics, astronaut Scott Kelly (twin brother of the odious Mark Kelly) sent out a tweet quoting a giant of modern history, Winston Churchill:

As we know from the War on Statues that started with Robert E. Lee and quickly moved on to other great men including Christopher Columbus, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington himself, Cultural Marxists have been attempting to erase Western culture by demonizing and then unpersoning the heroes who define our heritage. Winston Churchill is too worthy of admiration to escape the hatred of progressives. They turned their ire on Kelly — who less than heroically responded with a cringing apology for quoting the thought criminal:

Using the phrase “educate myself” is the equivalent of crawling on your hands and knees in self-abasement before the depraved gods of political correctness.

There is only one thing more terrifying than the totalitarian mentality of liberals: the pusillanimity of the invertebrates who cower in the face of their bullying. If the nation Churchill led during the Battle of Britain had been made of the same soupy stuff as Kelly, their grandchildren would be speaking German now.

Even anti–self-defense zealot Piers Morgan is disgusted. He doesn’t think much of Taylor Swift allowing herself to be bullied into siding against the admirable Marsha Blackburn in the Tennessee Senate race either:

On a tip from Stormfax.

Jul 06 2018

Facebook Blocks Declaration of Independence as Hate Speech

The Vindicator found an apt way to honor the 4th of July this year. However, Facebook didn’t appreciate it:

Leading up to Independence Day, The Vindicator challenged its Facebook followers to read the Declaration of Independence. To make it a little easier to digest that short but formidable historic document, the newspaper broke the Declaration down into 12 small bites and one to post each morning from June 24 to July 4.

The first nine parts posted as scheduled, but part 10, consisting of paragraphs 27-31 of the Declaration, did not appear. Instead, The Vindicator received a notice from Facebook saying that the post “goes against our standards on hate speech.”

It was almost certainly this paragraph that alarmed Facebook’s robotic censors:

“[King George III] has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.”

“Dances with Wolves” hadn’t come out yet in Thomas Jefferson’s time. He couldn’t know that it would one day be politically mandatory to pretend that the Stone Age savages who constituted a daily mortal threat to men, women, and children were actually angelic beings capable only of goodness. This is one more reason for college moonbats to target the Declaration’s author as a thought criminal in their war on American heritage.

The Vindicator suggests that Jefferson should have replaced “merciless Indian savages” with “Native Americans at a challenging stage of cultural development” so as to meet with Facebook’s approval.

The Vindicator hesitated to put up any more parts of the Declaration, lest Facebook find them offensive and ban its page altogether. But in the face of negative publicity, Facebook restored the blocked content. The Vindicator was vindicated.

The appropriate lesson was learned: do not become reliant on Facebook.

On tips from 1-Bodhisattva and TCS III.

Jul 03 2018

Open Thread

The flames kindled on the Fourth of July, 1776, have spread over too much of the globe to be extinguished by the feeble engines of despotism; on the contrary, they will consume these engines and all who work them. - Thomas Jefferson
Jun 01 2018

Open Thread

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. - Thomas Jefferson
Apr 01 2018

Larry King Foolishly Proclaims Second Amendment Exists to Protect Slavery

After all these years, antediluvian moonbat Lawrence Harvey Zeiger a.k.a. Larry King continues to spew corrosive anti-American propaganda. In a world where we are forced to take malevolent cretins from the entertainment world seriously due to their political influence, we sometimes have to turn to TMZ for news. Watch as King denounces the Constitution and the NRA for defending it, while outlandishly proclaiming that the purpose of the Second Amendment was to put down slave rebellions:

Tie anything you want to destroy to slavery, and then have at it with a sledgehammer. The same strategy has been applied to America’s greatest heroes, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. This is easy to do when the target is not of recent vintage, since slavery was common throughout human history prior to the 20th century.

Larry King may be interested to know that the NRA was instrumental in defending the rights of blacks to defend themselves with firearms:

While African Americans were being terrorized by the Ku Klux Klan, where the Klan were sometimes aided by local law enforcement, the NRA setup charters to help train local African American communities to be able protect themselves. The most prominent case being in 1960 in Monroe, N.C. where the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People head Robert Williams also chartered an NRA Rifle Club that successfully defended an assault on one of their leader’s homes by the KKK without casualties.

Then again, since this fact does not advance the authoritarian Left’s phony narrative, he probably would not be interested at all.

On a tip from Jester. More at Negroes With Guns: The Untold History of Black NRA Gun Clubs and the Civil Rights Movement.

Mar 31 2018

How Soon Before George Washington Is Erased?

Thomas Jefferson isn’t the only Founding Father with his back to the Memory Hole. In this video from late 2016, Ami Horowitz found that a majority of George Washington University students he interviewed favored changing the name of the school because the Father of America was politically incorrect and deserves to be abolished:

The attitudes on college campuses soon become the attitudes of the media. From there, they become conventional wisdom — or rather, conventional foolishness.

Once progressives have demonized and erased the Founding Fathers, depriving us of our greatest heroes, we will be unmoored from our heritage. America will be over. A new country, based on the principles of sheer moonbattery, will be constructed in its place. Liberty will not be among its features.

On a tip from Lyle.

Mar 06 2018

Patrick Henry Denounced as Thought Criminal

You didn’t think they would stop at Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson did you? Or even with George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? The campaign to erase all the “racists” in American history is a campaign to erase American history, period. Without it, we won’t know who we are. That way progressive social engineers will have an easier time transforming this into a very different country. Every great person in American history must be discredited and destroyed — including Patrick Henry. From New Mogadishu, formerly known as Minneapolis:

Students at Patrick Henry High School are organizing to change the name of their school.

“#ChangeTheName” is picking up steam, and now alumni and members of the community are joining the movement.

Like many prominent Virginians of his time, Henry owned slaves. Ergo, he is bad and must be erased.

By the same logic, the entire Roman Empire needs to go down the Memory Hole.

[Students] Janaan Ahmed and Farhiyo Hassan [say] change comes by educating their peers about the damaging effects of upholding what they call oppressive figures, like Patrick Henry.

The Founding Fathers who created the country that has been synonymous with liberty for 2½ centuries are now “oppressive figures.” Cultural Marxism works amazing transformations.

“Patrick Henry and this institution was [sic] created at a time where integration was not allowed and segregation was promoted so if you look at the history and the demographics of people who are living in these neighborhoods, then you would understand the context to us, and why it is so important to us today,” student Farhiyo Hassan said.

Many of the people this young tool is referring to arrived from Somalia within the past 20 years as welfare colonists. Those who are taxed to charge up their EBT cards, who must watch their own cities deliberately reduced to ghettoes, and who must suffer the miserable indignity of seeing their proud history desecrated and erased are the ones who are oppressed, even if we are oppressing ourselves.

Henry is best known for proclaiming, “Give me liberty or give me death.” The modern equivalent would be “Give me countermoonbattery or give me oblivion.” With moonbats calling the shots, he will get oblivion.

BTW, Patrick Henry wanted to end slavery, calling its abolition “the furthest advance we can make toward justice” — as if that matters to teenage social engineers in hijabs like Janaan Ahmed and Farhiyo Hassan, or to the liberals pulling their strings.

Careful you don’t grind your teeth down to the gums while watching this:

On a tip from TCS III.

Oct 18 2017

Open Thread

I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious. - Thomas Jefferson
Oct 14 2017

Erased From History

To predict the future, look to the past. The defunct Soviet Union shows us the fate that awaits unpersons and unpersons-to-be from Harvey Weinstein to Günter Bechly to critically important historical figures like Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Christopher Columbus — assuming progressives prevail:

Think what Stalinists will be able to accomplish now that they have Photoshop.

On a tip from Artfuldgr.

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