When Nightmares Come True: The Return of Hillary Clinton


Democrats strategy to steal Election 2020: Stoke chaos, obstruct economic recovery, and hide Biden in the basement till Election Day

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Re-posted from the Canada Free Press By  —— Bio and ArchivesJuly 9, 2020

When Nightmares Come True: The Return of Hillary Clinton
The main goal of Election 2020 is not just to defeat President Donald Trump—it’s to exact revenge for the 2016 embarrassing defeat of Hillary Clinton by returning her to power with whatever means it takes.

Inflicting Hilary, virus-like, on the world is not only Clinton’s Big Comeback Dream but the demented dream of every Democrat, in office office—including over-the-top ‘Squad’ ones.

The Strategy of Dementia

The threat of the Covid-19 pandemic and daily anarchy out on the streets will hold full public attention while the Election 2020 campaign plays out the Democrats carefully orchestrated final hoax.

Time is on the side of the Democrat Revenge Team, as it has been ever since the pandemic replaced the Trump Impeachment hoax within days of Impeachment collapse—and they know it.

In the lead up to Election Day, the Democrats have managed to put Joe Biden on ice and have been able to keep him there while the mainstream and social media keep a largely unsuspecting public on a supposedly soon-to-come second virus wave and ongoing street violence, authorities don’t seem willing or able to stop.

No one describes what is happening better than National Review’s Victor Davis Hanson, writing ‘The Strategy of Dementia’. (National Review, June 30, 2020)

“Victor Davis Hanson: one of the most articulate and brilliant thinkers on the planet.  (Which is why you NEVER see him on fake news networks CNN, MSNBC, ABC, etc.),” wrote CFP pundit Don Klein.

“Sadly he is 100% correct on this.  Poor Joe who never really had it, has lost it completely.  The bag of sleaze known as the Democrat Party will put a shill in as VP and hope that they can defeat Trump by any means -all of them foul, and then install their shill as president.

“If that happens Western Society will cease to exist.”

Hillary Clinton, her mentor Barack Obama, his wife Michelle never did go quietly into the night

With all that has happened since Hillary Clinton’s inglorious defeat back in 2016, it’s not so hard to see what has been going on.

Hillary Clinton, her mentor Barack Obama, his wife Michelle never did go quietly into the night, but began their vengeful 2020 Election overdrive campaign the day after Donald Trump was elected.

One of them, Joe Biden didn’t go away, he was put away, hidden from public view in the basement of his Delaware home.

Hillary, Barack, Michelle, Biden.  Who’s missing from the staged comeback for Election 2020?

Not one of them!

With the world not exactly waiting breathlessly for the next ditzy digital appearance of Biden, Hillary Clinton and the Obamas have been in a frenzy of activity.

A re-invented Hillary, who James Woods described in a Tweet as “New teeth, another facelift, Vodka afternoon glow… She’s running!”, is holding another Joe Biden fundraiser today.

Barack Obama is commenting on everything other than the destruction caused by Antifa and Black Lives Matter

As “Donald J. Trump” (e-mail attached below) points out: “Last time this CROOKED duo held a fundraiser, they raked in over $2 MILLION in a single night thanks to their radical base of MEGA HOLLYWOOD DONORS.”

As far as vengeful Hillary is concerned, any job from Joe will do as long as it gets her back into the chain of command again.

Meanwhile, Barack Obama is commenting on everything other than the destruction caused by Antifa and Black Lives Matter.

Wife Michelle, along with celebrity Tom Hanks, is pushing the perfect way to steal election 2020 with a 100 percent VOTE BY Mail effort.

“The democrat frantic push for ‘mail-in’ voting is rife with fraud,” pundit Klein points out.

“The City of Paterson, NJ decided to hold its municipal election entirely by mail this year. They received a total of 16,747 mail-in ballots, but ruled that almost 3,200 of those ballots were fraudulent. That comes out to 19%. 1 in 5 mail-in ballots in this city alone were thrown out. Reports of fraud, voter intimidation, and ballot theft began flooding in.

“The state’s Attorney General announced that four men have now been charged with voter fraud, and his office is investigating more potential instances of fraud.

“And more news from the Garden State. A mail truck carrying mail-in ballots burst into flames, destroying ballots set to be delivered to as many as 100 addresses. The State is now warning everyone living in the mail route that their mail-in ballot may never arrive, and that they need to find another way to get a ballot.

 

Don’t Cry for Me America


Action Alert: Goya Foods CEO Responds To Leftist Boycott After Remarks Praising President Trump…


Yesterday during a White House Rose Garden event celebrating Hispanic business, Goya Foods President and CEO Bob Unanue praised President Trump for his commitment and economic action plan. Mr. Unanue previously appeared with President Obama at the White House; however, his remarks supporting President Trump drove the left-wing nuts bananas.

Immediately following Unanue’s remarks, the organized left-wing cancel culture machine starting demanding an immediate boycott of Goya Foods. Mr. Unanue responded to criticism earlier today.  He won’t back down from supporting President Trump.

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The insufferable leftists will lose this battle. Goya is a well known shopping staple amid Latinos because the products are really good. Additionally, if the uber-left thinks Hispanics, writ large, are in line with their identity politics, they’re in for a surprise. Faith and family are at the core of the Latino culture.

ACTION ALERT: Let’s turn this nonsense effort by the radical leftists into a positive opportunity. Thousands of supportive Americans have already started purchasing Goya products. Additionally, purchasing Goya products for donations to local food pantries is yet another way to create a positive outcome against the left-wing professional hate machine. I’m in.

 

 

 

Risk Seems to be Everywhere


QUESTION: Dear Martin,

Thank you for your commitment to helping others through this unsettling time.

Long before I found you, I was fascinated with the capital markets and historical financial crashes, in particular. I spent many years on Wall Street (and LaSalle ST) building and marketing trading systems for the listed options industry.

Through the numerous currency failures, be they inflationary or deflationary, running to private assets has been a lifesaver for some clever enough to figure it out or those lucky to be serendipitously well positioned. Yet, it is always about timing. That is the subject of this question.

If the value of a currency is based on the productive power of the people behind the currency, it makes sense that Socrates is pointing to private assets going forward. It seems to me that the very best private assets would be businesses that enjoy productive power (not so easy to predict/choose in this environment). Whether we are denominating in dollars, rice, or seashells, it seems that a solid business will crank out currency units in whatever form and be a good hedge.

Hugo Stinnes emerged after WWI as an industrialist. Controlling coal, steel, electricity, and other fundamental businesses, he was able to profit as the currency collapsed. Stinnes continued this work straight through the introduction of the Rentenmark and Reichsmark seemingly not skipping a beat. He possessed productive power but was also very politically connected, which is key to this question. Later, The Third Reich was notorious for shutting down or nationalizing businesses. We look to be headed in that direction.

For those accumulating profits in, for example, mining stocks during the commodity boom, or wheat contracts, or equities, the question is, how do we get out of those trades? What is the risk that we sell/trade at the right time only to have our assets seized? For example, do you foresee a day, here in the U.S., whereby the government liquidates a portion of an account’s common shares for a bail-in or wealth tax? If so, then illiquid private placements (productive real estate or businesses with durable Free Cash Flow) that are very hard to value (and liquidate) might be the only real safe haven.

The risk seems to be everywhere. The risk most concerning and most difficult to predict or quantify is Government Risk – even here in the U.S. I can understand why the very wealthy buy paintings and rare items. Such items represent a real possibility to function as a “time machine” to bridge this insanity.

I would love to hear your thoughts. Above all, Socrates is a lifesaver and I am humbled to have access.

With respect,
JC

Texas

ANSWER: Yes, I knew a client who bought up all the old coins for scrap metal. Then it turned out there was a shortage of metal so the old coins were deemed valid at a new exchange rate. He made a fortune. There are definitely commodities that will preserve wealth in times like this. We must be careful about the Socialists, for they will do the same as the Nazis and nationalize just confiscating assets.

I believe the best shot we have is Socrates — let it monitor the subtle shifts. The one thing you can count on is the greed of those in power. Just as I began to see the subtle shifts with the Repo Crisis last August 2019, thereafter the markets were showing something was not right. I stood up at the WEC in Orlando and warned that something was seriously wrong and that the market would undergo a serious correction with the turn in the ECM.

Historically, Socrates seems to pick up things we humans do not see because they are subtle. It is like playing chess. You have to come up with a strategy and play in your mind the next several moves. You will lose if you simply react on a one move at a time basis. This is what Socrates is doing. It is playing out strategies. It looks for the possible paths and then monitors the movements across the entire globe to determine the eventual path. This is why NOBODY can forecast the future with 100% accuracy. We cannot as humans see all the possibilities. Socrates is mapping out the future and it reveals the most likely path and course of action.

Things can change and we get cycle inversions. But it is always playing one region against another. This is why all of these pundits fail because they focus typically just domestically and never see the trends coming from external factors. Things are so bad in Europe and the politicians are deliberately blocking travel from the USA to Europe in an effort to overthrow Trump to further their New Green World Order. In the process, before year-end, they will bankrupt at least 20% of all small businesses and wipe out the tourist trade for Southern Europe. These morons think they can placate the public with minimal subsistence from Guaranteed Basic Income they are beginning in Spain.

They will NOT be able to defeat the Monetary Crisis Cycle no matter what schemes they come up with. This is totally insane. Nevertheless, we will be monitoring what markets we need to exit in advance to try to preserve assets. This is a game of survival of the fittest. We do not have to run around naked on some island eating bugs. But we may have to take precautions and move to safe havens outside of urban cities for sure.

BLM: A Morally Bankrupt Front for Democrats and Destruction


BLM is doing a great job as a fundraising front for the Democrat Party as well as providing a clever front that appears genuinely concerned about racial injustice

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Re-posted from the Canada Free Press By  —— Bio and ArchivesJuly 7, 2020

BLM: A Morally Bankrupt Front for Democrats and Destruction

Arecent article in Townhall, from writer Kevin McCoullough, breaks down 600 murders in six major cities in just six weeks. He briefly explains the decisions of the Democrat city mayors to defund their police forces. From another serious article in Townhall, ten of the 600 people murdered were innocent children killed just since the beginning of July. The tragic report details the murders of ten innocent kids. Their stories are heartbreaking.

Where was BLM to protest the black children who were senselessly murdered? Black lives matter? Where were the marches? Where were the protestors in the cities where such senseless killings took place? One man in Minneapolis with a criminal background was murdered and the whole nation is in an uproar. Ten innocent children were murdered and not a peep out of BLM, or Democrat supporters of BLM. Who cares?

Who cries for these innocent children?

Who cries for these innocent children? Who will make their names ring out loudly for true justice in this country?

  • Carson Walker, 4 years old, of Galivants Ferry, North Carolina;
  • Jace Young, 6 years old, of San Francisco, California;
  • Natalia Wallace,  7 years old, of Chicago, Illinois;
  • Royta Giles, Jr., 8 years old, of Hoover, Alabama;
  • Secoriea Turner, 8 years old, of Atlanta Georgia;
  • Natalia Wallace, 7 years old, of Chicago, Illinois;
  • Davon McNeil, 11 years old, Washington, D.C.;
  • Elayna Saidee, 12 years old,, and Makeliah Osorno, 11 years old, of Delano, California

Another 6-year-old boy from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a 14-yea-old boy from Chicago, Illinois were also murdered over the Independence Day weekend. The boy   in Chicago was shot in the back as he was watching a fireworks display. The reports indicate that four shooters approached a large group of people who had gathered to watch the fireworks and began shooting into the crowd just before midnight. An 11-year-old and a 15-year-old were also wounded in the attack.

If Black lives matter, how much more outrageous could the massacre of innocents be? Not a peep came from BLM, or Democrat supporters of BLM, or Democrat leaders. Who truly cares? Yet, who cries for the innocent children whose lives were destroyed all too early? There apparently is no value in crying over murdered children. In essence, BLM supports the murder of babies in the wombs of would be mothers, so morality is not a real issue here. For Antifa and BLM, it is more about raising hell rather than genuine concern for human life—except when an occasional balck guy is killed by a white cop.

One needs to realize that most of June was consumed with the violent protests from the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May. Antifa and Black Lives Matter terrorist groups essentially had their run of the streets with unrestricted violence that primarily occurred primarily in Democrat-governed states, in mainly 30 Democrat-run cities. From Floyd’s murder, Americans of all creeds, of all all races, of all national origins grieved; some were stirred enough to take their concerns to the streets in peaceful protests. But, genuine demonstrations of empathy over police brutality were hijacked by disingenuous and rabid anarchist, Antifa, and BLM mobs seeking destruction of whatever they could get away with, and they essentially raised hell—literally.

Black Liberation Theology and its origins in Marxist dogma

If regular citizens think that it was just a sudden emotional outburst by those concerned, this would be wrong. One month after Floyd’s murder, Hawke Newsome, a Black Lives Matter leader from the greater New York area, appeared on Fox News and boldly threatened to burn the country down if demands aren’t met: “If this country doesn’t give us what we want then we will burn down the system and replace it. All right. And, I could be speaking figuratively, I could be speaking literally. It’s a matter of interpretation.”

Well, no. It is definitely not all right—not his distorted history, nor the threat—veiled or otherwise. Newsome’s essential narrative was about America being born in violence. This comes from a simplistic view of history and from two foundations: Black Liberation Theology and its origins in Marxist dogma. In case regular citizens think that this is just one miseducated guy’s perspective, it is wrong. Antifa and BLM groups are Marxist oriented and trained—especially the leaders—someone like Mr. Newsome. A few years ago, a similar strong statement was made by a young BLM leader.

In 2016, during the election campaign, Blake Simons, who was at the time, the Deputy Communication Director of the Afrikan Black Coalition, wrote an article entitled “A New Constitution of the Bullet.” Simons stated that after months of participating in the “Black Lives Matter” movement, he came to the realization that “the Constitution is the root of virtually all our problems in America.”

He specifically revealed this political perspective:

The U.S. is a country that was founded on slavery, genocide, rape, and white male patriarchy. The colonizers that we condemn for enslaving Afikans and murdering indigenous peoples are the same people that produced and upheld the document we use to govern our nation to this day. Our bloodshed is rooted in this nation’s founding document, The Constitution.

Defunding the police reflects either a very naive view or one that is locked in to the BLM mantra to defund the police

Blake Simons is still organizing. He was at a rally in Berkeley, California, being a U.C. Berkeley alumnus, he was stirring up crowds in the midst of the Floyd debacle. He told a crowd, among other things, that change comes from direct action, not from the ballot box. Simons and Newsome must be making former community organizer and President Barack Obama quite proud. Why would that be? While he was in office, a while after the Ferguson, Missouri protests, President Obama welcomed representatives of BLM into the White House and praised the young activists. Obama explained at the time:

“They are much better organizers than I was when I was their age, and I am confident that they are going to take America to new heights.” He explained that they reminded him of older, existing civil rights organizations. Such a statement had little relevance to the main impetus behind the Civil Rights Movement as Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. never condoned violence. Rev. Dr. King was likely one of the most important catalysts for change regarding racial relations in the United States in his short lifetime. It is highly doubtful that King would have agreed with Obama in his assessment of BLM.

So, for those who are not clear, Obama was accepting, even condoning, the efforts of violence carried out by BLM militants. Some of the young activists that Obama praised are still around. Brittany Packnett was one of them. Obama said of Packnett at the time,  “her voice is going to be making a difference for years to come.” He was right. Recently, she appeared on MSNBC in an interview with Brian Williams and argued that defunding the police will “keep people safer.” This was a young person Obama appointed to his “21st Century Policing Task Force” and the “Ferguson Commission,” which apparently made little impact in reforming police forces across America.

In Packnett’s interview, she went on to say that defunding police “means moving the money from an institution that is killing people to the institutions that keep people well.” In 2019, records indicate that nine black men were killed by white police officers. Nine. And, all hell is being raised due to “systemic racism.” Yet more blacks die because of the black criminals than from corrupt police. Defunding the police reflects either a very naive view or one that is locked in to the BLM mantra to defund the police, which provides a prelude to continued, unabated, and senseless violence in the inner cities.

BLM leaders are indeed taking America to new heights: BLM is doing a great job as a fundraising front for the Democrat Party as well as providing a clever front that appears genuinely concerned about racial injustice. Taking away the police will only beget more violence and civil disorder—more confusion and chaos since it is an election year.

Harming White People Because They’re White isn’t Revolutionary!


Malcolm X never endorsed targeting random citizens as a misguided expression of racial grievance.

Nadra Enzi imageRe-posted from The Conservative Tree House By  —— Bio and ArchivesJuly 6, 2020

Harming White People Because They're White isn't Revolutionary!

Harming White people because they’re White isn’t revolutionary, it’s predatory. There’s no historic or ethical explanation for such violence. Insult to literal injury is added by elite liberals politically enabling it, including issuing “no arrest” mandates to police in cities under their control.

I’ve heard too many first person accounts as a grassroots security consultant. I’ve watched too much video, like this one, to dismiss this disturbing trend as an anomaly. I oppose such violence as a non racist Black nationalist promoting community autonomy (from elite liberal hegemony) and an open minded conservative working with grassroots leftists and mainstream conservatives to create local safety and homeless outreach.

Public brutality is never the answer

Public brutality is never the answer. If it’s wrong for White supremacists to do it then it’s wrong for us too!

If Black people aren’t disciplined and honorable, protective and productive, then what are they complaining about among themselves and to others?

Malcolm X never endorsed targeting random citizens as a misguided expression of racial grievance.

I say unequivocally that harming White people because they’re White is predatory, not revolutionary.

#capblacksafetycreator is Nadra Enzi aka Cap Black, Grassroots Security Consultant in the real life Gotham City of New Orleans.

Sing It Again, Sam, Sing It Forever


As Time Crawls By

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Re-Posted from the Canada Free Press By  —— Bio and ArchivesJuly 6, 2020

Believe it or not, July 6 is International Kissing Day, the day following the July 4th holiday weekend with anarchists kissing off Old Glory, hacking down statues and historical monuments, gunning down little children, and continuing to create mayhem out on city streets.

But kissing is dangerous to your health.

Because of Covid-19, mandatory mask wearing and widespread lockdowns,  today seems destined to go down in history as the day we kissed-off International Kissing Day.

As Time Crawls By

..”2020 is anything but normal and as the Coronavirus continues to rage on, everything from a formal kiss on the cheek, to a kiss hello and a kiss goodbye, is no longer the proper etiquette.

“National Today — the internet’s #1 authority on holidays — has some recommendations on what to do instead:

“1.  Tap Feet
The hip new greeting is a foot tap. Videos of the unique greeting taken in China and Iran have gone viral.

“2.  Bump Elbows
The Oxford Dictionary was recently updated to add this phrase, which is defined as “a gesture (usually of greeting or farewell) in which two people lightly tap their elbows together as an alternative to a handshake or embrace, esp. in order to reduce the risk of spreading or catching an infectious disease.”

“3.  Share Some Hand Sanitizer
Perhaps the most gracious of gestures would be to reach out and offer a bit of hand sanitizer upon greeting someone.

“If all else fails, a simple wave or nod will do the trick.”

But wait a minute, doesn’t “Bump Elbows” break the rules of Social Distancing?

As Time Goes By

Since 1931,  many people have gone around humming the strains of ‘As Time Goes By’, a song written by Herman Hupfield in that
year.

The song rose to fame when it was featured in the 1942 Warner Bros. film, ‘Casablanca’ performed by the endearing Dooley Wilson as ‘Sam’.

“It was also the title and theme song of the 1990s British romantic comedy series As Time Goes By.” (Wikipedia)

Back then, kissing as an acceptable form of affection was still part of being human.

Nowadays, no matter how hot and humid the weather, people are mandated to hide their lips behind face masks, although some of their lying eyes can still be seen above their masks.

But the words from a distant past will always be remembered in song.:

“You must remember this
A kiss is just a kiss
A sigh is just a sigh
The fundamental things apply
As time goes by
And when two lovers woo
They still say “I love you”
On that you can rely
No matter what the future brings
As time goes by
Moonlight and love songs
Never out of date
Hearts full of passion
Jealousy and hate
Woman needs man, and man must have his mate
That no one can deny
“It’s still the same old story
A fight for love and glory
A case of do or die
The world will always welcome lovers
As time goes by
Moonlight and love songs
Never out of…”

 

When I Grow Too Old To Dream

And then there’s the song ‘When I Grow Too Old To Dream’, sung by the late Dame Vera Lynn, Woolf Phillips and others:

“When I grow too old to dream
I’ll have you to remember
When I grow too old to dream
Your love will live in my heart
So kiss me my sweet
And so let us part
And when I grow too old to dream
That kiss will live in my heart.”

We’re never (thank God!) “too old to dream”, as even in these sad times, many still dream of better days to come.

Confined to our homes by Lockdowns, frowned upon for laughing, taking families to the summer beach; smeared as White Supremacists by a Democrat-complicit mainstream and social media, there will be NO KISSING, no peace in the valley.

As former talk radio talk show host Laurie Roth used to tell her multiple Democrat detractors: “You can kiss my grits!”

Meanwhile, Sing it again, Sam! Sing forever!”

The Lessons of History


Will freedom survive?

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Re-posted from the Canada Free Press By  —— Bio and ArchivesJuly 6, 2020

Lincoln, Gettysburg

Empires rise and empires fall.  They usually don’t end with a bang.  They end with a whimper.

Revolts become revolutions when those sent by the authorities to put them down instead join the revolt.  Is that what we’re beginning to see as police and National Guard troops kneel in submission before BLM and ANTIFA?  Many who railed against those who kneeled for the playing of our national anthem now kneel before those who showed their contempt for America.  Are the reins of power about to slip from the limp hands of the descendants of the Minutemen, the Grand Army of the Republic, and all the heroes who won the wars and enforced the peace?  Are the cultural, financial, social, and political structures we’ve known all our lives about to be upended?

Many readily admit they agree with everything Trump is doing and has done.  They acknowledge his policies led to the greatest economy the world has ever known and prosperity like we haven’t experienced since we all liked Ike.  And yet many of these same people say they won’t vote for him again because they don’t like the tone of his tweets or the combative manner in which he returns fire to the daily verbal broadsides from the Democrats who identify as journalists.

As you watch the blue cities burn and the blue leaders bow,  ask yourself, “For whom the bell tolls?”  Is the answer inevitably, “It tolls for thee.”  And if it is, what then shall we do?  Sit on our hands, quarantined in our homes, wearing our masks, watching in disbelief as thugs take over the streets, as the police are disbanded, waiting for Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, Sanders, and the rest of the millionaire plutocrats to raise the red flag from the White House?

If our fleeting moment upon the world’s stage as uncivil as it is, has become a civil war this November we will arrive at Gettysburg.  A climatic moment that will decide in which direction the war will flow.  Looking ahead, knowing there will be many casualties physical, political, cultural, and societal it might be the perfect time to recall the words which frame the actual Battle of Gettysburg for all students of History:

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

Will freedom survive?  Or will our Republic like the Romans before us morph into something completely different?  Instead of an empire we may become a dictatorship of the proletariat where those who dole out the equal shares paraphrase the haunting statement from George Orwell’s Animal Farm … “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

If the blues sweep the board in November, we may all end up singing the blues.

Those who don’t learn the lessons of History are doomed to repeat the mistakes of History.  Those who do learn the lessons of History are unfortunately doomed to watch everyone else repeat the mistakes of History.

Hunkered in the bunker.  Waiting for the rain.

Keep the faith.  Keep the peace.  We shall overcome.

Statues & Rewriting History & Ignorance


I find that the tearing down of statues has gone way too far. Tearing down Columbus because he discovered America, and that harmed the indigenous people, is really nuts. If that is how they really feel, then return their land to the Indians and go back to where their ancestors were from. Taking down Columbus’ statue but then enjoying the privilege of living here is insane. Then they removed a block where slaves stood and were sold. Why? That is like tearing down the Berlin Wall and pretending it never happened. I would think it supports history to show what slavery was about back then.

Then there is Thomas Jefferson who these people simply say was a slave owner and had children with a slave. The slaves were his wife’s from her former marriage after her first husband died. Some were skilled, but most were farmhands. If Jefferson released them all, they would have starved. Over 70% of the economy was agrarian. They would not have been able to find a job at Starbucks or something. It was a completely different world. There would be no employment.

It was Jefferson who actually began the entire immorality of slavery, which shows that these people do not know their history. There was a heated debate over Jefferson’s first draft of the Declaration of Independence and his phrase “all men are created equal” when there existed American slavery among many of the delegates. The Congress deleted nearly a fourth of Jefferson’s draft, which included a passage criticizing the slave trade. It was Jefferson who first brought to the surface the controversial “anti-slavery” passage. Jefferson had long been against slavery and argued in court for the abolition of a slave before he ever wrote the Declaration of Independence. It was Jefferson who first articulated the anti-slavery concept which would eventually lead to the Civil War.

Insofar as having children with a slave, this was after his wife died; the slave was mixed race and the offspring of his wife’s former husband. Jefferson freed them and they were skilled and did not work as farmhands.

There were ruthless slave owners and there were also moderate to benevolent masters. Jefferson was a man of the Enlightenment, but he also had to be practical in the world he lived in at the time.