Category: Cultural Stalinism

Thomas Jefferson holiday erased by fools

The Left’s war of cultural genocide rolls on. The fools who cast these votes likely do not realize what that they are helping the Left destroy America by erasing its history, heritage, and culture

The Charlottesville, Va. City Council voted on Monday to swap out an official holiday celebrating Thomas Jefferson’s birthday for a day recognizing the emancipation of slaves.

April 13 will no longer honor Jefferson, the third president and author of the Declaration of Independence who owned slaves in Virginia, following a 4-1 vote, The Associated Press reported.

The council unanimously decided in a separate vote that Liberation and Freedom Day will be celebrated on March 3, the day U.S. Army forces arrived in 1865 and emancipated enslaved people at the end of the Civil War, according to the AP.

Nothing wrong with adding the second holiday, but removing the Jefferson holiday? Fools! Damn fools!

Then the Cultural Marxists will come for our memories

A very insightful piece from a tremendous historical blog Battles and Bones

Why Some Young Southerners Still Learn of Their Heritage

While the practical aspects of moving on and recovering after the South’s defeat occupied most of the energies of southerners in the decades following the War Between the States, remembrance was also a very important aspect of that recovery. There was a sense of duty and obligation to remember the sacrifices of the sons, fathers and brothers who had marched so optimistically off to war in the spring of 1861, only to return to find, in the words of veteran H.H. Kerr, “the home he left so beautiful in blackened ruins…his stock killed…his money of no value, and a system of reconstruction which made the horrors of war pale into insignificance.”

That sense of duty often manifested itself in the erecting of monuments, statues, highway markers, plaques and other memorials that dot the South’s landscape to this day.

Why yes, the most important reason for these monuments was, to remember the sacrifice, the valor, and the men who took up arms. The left has targeted these men, and yes, thei memories of Southerners today who still wish to honor their ancestors. This campaign is insidious and unrelenting, and, if left unchecked will eradicate every last vestige of our collective history. And no, the monuments to Confederates will not be the last targets. The left understands that to destroy a nation requires the erasure of that nation’s history and heritage. That is their goal, and some day, every monument, to any US soldier or sailor will become to “problematic” or “insensitive” or “violent” to be left standing.  Some foolish “Conservatives” refuse to see this reality, and even applaud the removal of Confederate memorials.  These are the most damnable fools, for they should understand that the outrage mob and cultural marxists will never stop their current campaign. Cowardice and appeasement will not deter these miscreants. Our memories must not be taken

Yet while memories will fade, we should never let them die completely. I believe we should—and will—continue to teach our children and grandchildren what our fathers and mothers and grandparents have taught us and passed down for generations. We will continue to share our family history around the supper table as we eat harvest that was grown and nourished from the very soil that contains the blood of our kin—blood that was shed while defending their homes. We will continue to share our family history on the front porches of our homes in the fading light of summer evenings surrounded by great trees that were present when our ancestors lived. We will continue to share our family history before a crackling fire in our homes on cold winter nights with our children and grandchildren gathered close around us. We will continue to share the stories, the sadness, the injustices, the glory, the bravery, the love, the patriotism, the loyalty and the sacrifices of those who have gone before us. We do this, in part, so that we might “honor our fathers,” as the scriptures command us. And we pray that our children and our grandchildren will do the same when their turn comes.

More than twenty years ago, I wrote that one day the left call for the total removal of Confederate monuments, and many Americans would have called me a fool. Well, here we are. And now I am sadly proven correct. I also said that our Founders would be next, and, well, I think we see that happening as well. Maybe one day the left, in their tolerant way will demand the bulldozing of Confederate cemeteries. Maybe one day monuments to US servicemen will be deemed too violent, too offensive? Don’t think so? You damn well better think again. Allow me to include this quote from Chief Joseph, it fits our current time

“A man who would not defend his father’s grave, is worse than a wild beast.”

 

Alfred E. Nueman Yeah, we should take Thomas Jefferson’s name off of things

Via Moonbattery

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.

You can listen to Mayor Alfred’s entire statement below.

Then the Cultural Stalinists came for movies

The erasing of American heritage/history/culture/arts keeps moving along

Anything filmed earlier than last week probably violates some aspect of ever-evolving political correctness. Christian Toto notes that the movie purge is already getting started:

Two years ago, a Memphis theater nixed a screening of the 1939 classic “Gone with the Wind” because of its “insensitive” content.

Disney’s Oscar-winning “Song of the South” won’t be seen on the company’s forthcoming streaming platform. The 1946 film’s antiquated, and some say racist, portrayal of black life turned the movie into cultural poison. It’s never made it to home video, and that’s unlikely to change in the near future.

Once an actor has been unpersoned, anything he appeared in may be subject to erasure. For example, Bounce TV has pulled reruns of The Cosby Show, HBO disappeared all programming including Louis C.K., and Amazon declined to release Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York due to sexual shenanigans, which constitute political crimes in the #MeToo era.

What is next? Well, everyting!

Arizona Governor Ducey shows how to respond to Brown Shirts!

So, Governor Doug Ducey posted an Easter message on Easter, and BOOM! Sudden Atheist Outrage ensued!

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey responded after a secular organization demanded he delete an Easter message he posted on Facebook, citing a breach in the separation of church and state.

“We won’t be removing this post. Ever,” Ducey tweeted Thursday. “Nor will we be removing our posts for Christmas, Hanukkah, Rosh Hashanah, Palm Sunday, Passover or any other religious holiday.”

“We support the First Amendment, and are happy to provide copies of the Constitution to anyone who hasn’t read it,” he added.

Great for him!

How long until we take George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, etc. off of money, universities, streets…………?

Clearly that day is coming

The George Washington University student body voted Thursday to “remove and replace” its mascot, the George the Colonial.

According to the GWU Joint Elections Commission, 54 percent of students who voted in this spring’s Student Association elections supported the removal of the Colonial as the school’s mascot. It was not immediately clear what students plan to replace the Colonial mascot with or even if school administrators will act on the results of the referendum.

The original push to change the mascot started last spring with an online petition, which garnered over 500 signatures.  Ashley Le, who served as GW Student Association President at the time, encouraged university administrators to listen to students’ concerns on the matter. The total number of signatories that the petition has amounted to less than 2 percent of the GW student body.

So clearly, universities like James Madison, George Mason, George Washington will have to change their names soon right? I wrote more than 20 years ago, that the attack on Confederate symbols would be only a beginning, well, sad to say I was right.