Real Discussions on Race

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Planned Parenthood was founded by a rabid racist.

“We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don’t want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population. And the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members.”

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Che Guevara held racist ideas in his youth and may have carried them forward into la revolucion’. Not a living human knows for sure what was in the heart of Che’. What cannot be denied is that he was an exceptionally brutal, murderous and bloody revolutionary.

Nathan Bedford Forrest was the author the Fort Pillow Massacre. He was also a founding member of the Klu Klux Klan.

Forrest also went on to disavow the KKK. He helped shut the doors of the KKK in his lifetime. He also spoke against the murder of Black Americans by criminals. His words. He called them criminals. He advocated for more humane treatment of the freed slaves and advocated for their admission into law school in Tennessee.

“After only a year as Grand Wizard, in January 1869, faced with an ungovernable membership employing methods that seemed increasingly counterproductive, Forrest issued KKK General Order Number One: “It is therefore ordered and decreed, that the masks and costumes of this Order be entirely abolished and destroyed.” By the end of his life, Forrest’s racial attitudes would evolve — in 1875, he advocated for the admission of blacks into law school — and he lived to fully renounce his involvement with the all-but-vanished Klan.”

Forrest changed. He renounced his racist past. Compared to our age, Forrest more than likely went to his deathbed with what we would consider bigoted attitudes. Yet, he did more for Black Americans than your average Democrat or Republican of our time.

If Forrest and the Confederate Battle Flag should be purged from the American Landscape, so too should Margaret Sanger who agitated for the extermination of the Black Race and Che Guevara who wrote openly of his bigotry and murdered many more and in just as cold blood as Nathan Bedford Forrest.

If we are to “cure” America of racism via the purging of symbols and historical figures in some Maoist Cultural Revolution, we should look to all symbols of racism, hatred and bigotry. Targeting only the Right is not the answer. West Virginia’s Robert Byrd, Lyndon B. Johnson, Woodrow Wilson all were at least as racist as any leader of the Confederate States of America up to a point in their lives and possibly to the end of their lives.

Strom Thurmond was a Democrat turned Republican. He switched parties allegedly over the Civil Rights movement. Democrats make this statement despite the fact that Republicans voted FOR the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on average at an 80% rate while Democrats voted for the the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at a 63% rate.

Strom Thurmond also had a Black daughter which, I’m sure, helped to modify his racial attitudes. He put her through College at an HBC. He also supported her throughout her life.

Racial attitudes are rarely simple…rarely “black and white.” Race is a complex issue. The issues of Race, Racism, Bigotry and Discrimination cannot be brought to resolution simply by ridding ourselves of symbols and statues.

There must be real and open communication. Putting White Teens through guilt trip driven reality TV is no discussion. That will come to no good end.

The discussion must be open. It must be real. It cannot be one sided. There are millions of White folks out there who are not racist. There are millions of Black folks out there who aren’t racist. There are also other races in America who are often left out of the discussion. The discussion cannot be a “People of Color” against White People dialogue either. White Privilege only goes so far when you live in a Trailer Park and are dependent upon the government and educated in one of America’s Branches of Public Wage Slave Propaganda.

What must be realized is that racism will never go away. Bigotry will never go away. As long as there are two humans or two groups of humans, one will vie for supremacy over the other. In old Europe, Race was Class. One’s class determined one’s place in society. The Race that we recognize today is a product of Colonialism and European Oppression, Suppression and Exploitation of the world.

Yes, Slavery was a part of that. However, it was only a component.

If we are ever going to come to a place of understanding, we have to understand that how we understand and react to race is based upon the lies of Colonialism and that these race based ideologies were thrust upon us.

Once we begin to comprehend this, we can move towards a better understanding of who we are as a HUMAN RACE. The Color Line is as artificial as Jim Crow, Apartheid and Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

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Sex in the War Zone

Originally posted on Silk Roads and Siamese Smiles:

Prostitution wasn’t rampant on the bases in Afghanistan.  It was there, though.  The running joke was the “Thirty Five Dollar Haircut.”  The Army and Air Force Exchange Service or AAFES (Ay-feez) ran a Beauty Salon at the Post Exchange (PX) complex on Bagram Airfield (BAF).  All of the girls who worked there were from Bishkek or Karshi Khanabad in the Kyrgyz Republic.  Some of them were beautiful.  You could get a haircut, a manicure, pedicure or a massage.  For a month or so in early 2004, you could get a blow job.  All you had to do was walk in and ask for the 35$ hair cut.  Of course, it was illegal.  As soon as they caught the girls, they fired them and sent them home.

At about the same time, the Army caught a young, pretty Airman selling it for fifty bucks a pop.  This girl was caught in…

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Tamerlane Macabre

Originally posted on Silk Roads and Siamese Smiles:

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I was reading Tamerlane ~ Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World when I came across this passage.  I laughed out loud.  Unny was sitting beside me and looked at me funny.  So I “made” her read the passage. She looked at me like I was an idiot and asked me why it was funny.

I couldn’t really explain why?  It just was….

The book was a most entertaining read.  I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Justin Marozzi has a similar style to John Man.  Man writes exhaustively about Central Asia, China, Genghis Khan and his grandson Kublai.

Timur was a madman.  I love the guy.

We need a Timur or a Genghis in our age.  Someone with the balls to do what is necessary rather than politicize and haggle like clucking hens.

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Voices from Afghanistan

Originally posted on Silk Roads and Siamese Smiles:

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I had gone to the bazaar to buy a movie to watch. They were banned but you could still get them. While I was walking home, a talib stopped me. I had the movie in my hand which was tucked inside my jacket. He asked me what I had in my hand. I told him it was a movie. The talib told me to give him the movie and to come with him. I asked him where we were going. He told me he was taking me to his base. I refused. I told him; “I’m not going to just go with you.” He was carrying a big stick and he started beating me with it. He hit me on the back, across my face, on my head. A few other talibs joined in and beat me until I was bleeding about my head. My nose was busted. They took…

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Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Down and Dirty

Originally posted on Silk Roads and Siamese Smiles:

A Down and Dirty History of Operation Enduring Freedom

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BOHICA ~ Bend Over Here It Comes Again

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Operation Enduring Freedom ~ War Without End

On 11 September 2001, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center came tumbling down in an immense cloud of smoke.  Osama bin Laden hiding in his base camp in the mountains of Eastern Afghanistan had planned one of the most audacious attacks in American history.  Two commercial aircraft flew into the World Trade Center buildings, one flew into the Pentagon and, finally, a final hi-jacked commercial airliner went down in a field in Pennsylvania after the passengers onboard regained control of their 747 from the Arab terrorists.

A few months later, American CIA and US Army Special Forces, on the orders of George W. Bush, invaded Afghanistan.  The US CIA and Special Forces teams linked up with Rashid Doostum and other commanders of…

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Explosion on Jalalabad Road outside of Kabul

Originally posted on Silk Roads and Siamese Smiles:

A series of explosions rocked Camp Gazi, a Coaltion Base outside of Kabul, today.  The blast was felt as far away as Camp Alamo.   It was reported that the explosion was accidental.  They were set off by an engineer igniting a series of propane tanks while he was working near them at the Ford Plant on Jalalabad Road. Here’s an account on the ground: “Tuesday 3 July 1400 and I have just made the arduous 3 day journey back to camp Alamo from Canada after 21 days of glorious leave, yes back to the mundane grind of daily routine and dealing with mindless petty orders issued by our commanders.   So its just after lunch and the building shakes, a feint boom could be heard over the 2 air conditioners running on bust in the office,  “that was an explosion;” say’s our resident Romanian born Canadian HQ’s Cpl, “yes it was…

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America’s “New” Tyranny

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Honestly, I see no difference between the American Police and Thai, Cambodian, Afghan or Egyptian Police.

They are all Corrupt.

In America, they’re simply in denial.

American Police spend most of their time doing anything and everything except Law Enforcement.

American Police generate revenue 90% of the time.

Speeding Tickets, Parking Tickets, Civil Asset Forfeiture and anything else to make a buck or, as I like to call it, pilfer the Citizen.

American Prosecutors use lies, corruption, intimidation, bullying and harassment to persecute citizens and gain a plea deal. Many, if not most, citizens who plea do so, not because they are guilty of anything but because they cannot afford competent legal representation and/or are ignorant of the system.

Judges and Prosecutors will believe obvious Police lies over obvious Citizens truths in order to find guilt and sentence Citizens to prison or fine them.

Setting up speed traps is not law enforcement. It is a rigged system of revenue generation.

A Police Officer will endanger everyone else on the road to catch a speeding driver. How is that Public Safety.

The last time that I was in America, a Police Officer ran a red light to get to an accident that had zero fatalities and was no danger to any citizen. He was rushing over there to produce a traffic report. In doing so, he caused a five car collision that included me. I was able to stop in time. I barely bumped the car who had slammed on their brakes in front of me. However, a large oil truck slammed into the back of me spun off of my truck and hit two other cars causing me to ram the car in front of me and damage and injury to two citizens in two other vehicles.

It is my considered opinion that American Police are a menace to society.

I know many Police in America. I’ve heard the worst stories from them. I’ve heard grotesque racism. I’ve heard obvious violations of the law from them. I’ve witnessed them violate the law.

American Police are granted magical “qualified immunity.” This causes a situation wherein Police are above the law. That coupled with every Prosecutor and Judge in America being either afraid of prosecuting or outright sympathetic to Police regardless of their guilt or innocence in any given situation has created a huge imbalance of justice in America.

In reality, it is rare for a citizen to obtain justice when the Police, Prosecutor and Judiciary of America all act in concert to thwart the basic rights as represented by the guarantees in the US Constitution.

American Police feel that they are entitled to respect. They demand respect of their authority despite the fact that they are supposed to be public servants.

In America, Justice is nearly impossible.

At least, the “uncivilized” nations offer a path to justice in the form of small bribes for small crimes. In America, a small crime can land you in prison for 10 to 20 years simply because the Cop needs to fill his quota and the Prosecutor needs a win for his rating.

That is not justice.

That is tyranny.

The Lost Cause ~ Freedom

“This mythology of manners is adopted in lieu of the mythology of the Lost Cause. But it still has the great drawback of being rooted in a lie. The Confederate flag should not come down because it is offensive to African Americans. The Confederate flag should come down because it is embarrassing to all Americans. The embarrassment is not limited to the flag, itself. The fact that it still flies, that one must debate its meaning in 2015, reflects an incredible ignorance. A century and a half after Lincoln was killed, after 750,000 of our ancestors died, Americans still aren’t quite sure why.”

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a. Lincoln was a tyrant.

b. Secession was not illegal.

c. The War was over dollars. It was over taxes. It was another economic war. Dollars that had not yet been truly invented yet but were on the horizon. This was America’s first venture into Dollar Diplomacy. Lincoln’s War made everything that has occurred in the 20th and 21st Century possible.

No Lincoln. Probably no Versailles. No Versailles. No World War II.

No World War II. No Oil deal with the Wahhabist Saudi Arabia; no Iran, Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq War, Afghanistan.

Yes, the becoming of THE United States of America and the falling away of THESE United States of America made everything that you think of as evil possible.

The Civil War CENTRALIZED American Politics in a way that was not possible prior.

That Confederate Battle Flag while it was defending a reprehensible thing called slavery was also defending a decentralized State oriented, loose confederation that worked together but with unique identities; common goals but no overpowering entity at the top which could force the nation into foreign adventures of the type that became possible AFTER the Federal Government became the paramount power with little to no controls.

The Civl War or War Between the States aka The Invasion of the South by the Federal Government was about economics. The South was a slave economy. The South was an agrarian economy.

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“The Tariff of 1828 was almost more than [Vice President John C.] Calhoun and many other southerners could tolerate. The tariff was raised on imported textiles, manufactured goods, and a variety of raw materials produced in the West. The new tariffs were as high as 50 percent on some items. The south believed it saw no direct benefit from the tariff. The only items protected by the tariff were items the south did not produce. Because tariffs allowed domestic producers to charge more for their products, southerners understandably felt cheated. They believed the Tariff of 1828 was outrageous, calling it the “Tariff of Abominations.”

A debate raged on about the tariff for a few years until another tariff was passed in 1832 that increased taxes on manufactured cloth and iron, further enraging southerners.

South Carolina threatened to seceed but changed its mind when Calhoun suggested nullification. The state legislature agreed and nullified the tariff.

The federal government viewed nullification as treasonous and responded with a “force bill” that allowed the president to use Navy and Army power to enforce Congressional acts.

Finally, both sides reached a compromise, allowing the tariff to continue only if it decreased each year between the years 1833 t0 1842 until the tariff was at roughly the same rate as it was in 1816, according to the book “Causes of the Civil War”:

“Calhoun lost the battle over nullification. The Senator learned a valuable lesson, however: No state can stand alone against the federal government…Thus, the south in 1860 would respond very differently to the question of state’s rights and secession than it had in 1833.”

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“Though the tariff question remained an open sore from its inception in 1828 right up to the Civil War, many modern historians have dismissed the impact it had on the growing rift between the two sections of the country. But any careful reading of newspapers, magazines or correspondence of the era indicates that here is where the feud began to fester into hatred. Some Southern historians in the past have argued this was the root cause of the Civil War. It wasn’t, but it was a critical ingredient in the suspicion and mistrust Southerners were beginning to feel about their Northern brethren, and by extension about the Union itself. Not only did the tariff issue raise for the first time the frightening specter of Southern secession, but it also seemed to have marked a mazy kind of dividing line in which the South vaguely started thinking of itself as a separate entity—perhaps even a separate country. Thus the cat, or at least the cat’s paw, was out of the bag.”

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Slavery, yes, was a root cause of the Civil War.

But let us look Northward to the Corporate Towns that were slave plantations in all but name only.

It took another 70 years for the “slaves” of the North to rise up. It took another HB Stowe to write a book (Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle) to obtain Justice in the North and it took another President to force Justice on the Yankee Plantations. That President being Teddy Roosevelt.

The Civil War had nothing to do with honor. It had nothing to do with the goodness of mankind. It had nothing to do with humanity.

For a few thousand abolitionists, Slavery was the central issue. For Southern Plantation owners, slavery was a central issue.

Slave owners made up anywhere from 8 to 30% of the Southern Population. Why did the other 70% fight?

Why does anyone fight a war in which they have no real vested interests? They see an injustice. They see tyranny. They are propagandized. They are told half truths. They like violence. They fight because they are being invaded. They fight because their homes and people are being raped and pillaged.

And, yes, the Northern Armies did rape and pillage.

The Southern Armies? Not so much. The South fought most of the war in its own territory. Lee twice invaded the North. Antietam and Gettysburg.

There were battles in Kentucky which never officially seceded but had a population that was divided. Kentucky did send a delegation to the South and produced one Brigade led by John Breckinridge who won every Southern State in the 1860 Presidential Election.

My point is that the Civil War was not only about Slavery.

For you, Ingrid, and those like you, certainly, you concentrate on Slavery because that is all you know and you do not feel a need to know anything more.

The Civil War had many meanings and many sources. The North was no innocent child being attacked by a menacing South. No, it was not.

The North would go on to take over governance of the whole of the American body politic. It would crush the South and keep it down for a century.

The people of the South would blame Black people for their woes. They would also blame Yankee meddlers and carpet baggers.

There were no innocents in the War of 1861 to 1865.

There were also many folks who learned from the War.

Some of them were Southerners. Southerners such as Robert E. Lee and Nathan Bedford Forrest.

There are people such as myself who see what became of the United States after that war. We see how it was not all good that America became a centralized nation with soulless Corporations directing its every move.

While you claim that the South was evil no matter what because of Slavery. I see what the North and its Corporate Plantations did in enslaving millions for Profit and Greed.

I wonder what would have happened if the United States had been split in two. Would we still be enforcing the American Empire across the world via Dollar Diplomacy.

Would the Ottoman Empire have fallen and been splilt asunder by the greed of British and French Empire?

Would the United States be crushing its own Constitution in the name of “National Security?”

The South fought for State’s Rights which are human rights. The shame is that they also fought for slavery. The addition of Slavery tainted State’s Rights.

That is a shame. The States could have staved off the Corporate Oligarchy that now possesses the American Houses of Congress, the US Supreme Court and the Presidency. This is no longer possible.

Especially when ignorance about State’s Rights has so clearly and universally infested itself in so many of the Citizens of the United States of America. Especially those Citizens who vote for the Democratic Party of America.

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On the political front, Lee responded to a letter from British Prime Minister William Gladstone’s advisers. Acton was seeking Lee’s views on American postwar constitutional questions and the South’s political future.

Lee assured Acton that the South accepted the de facto results of the war and “the extinction of slavery,” but he was concerned that an overly powerful federal government would prove to be a threat to “the rights and authority reserved in the states and the people” and would result in a nation that was “sure to be aggressive abroad and despotic at home.”

The real Lost Cause — AMERICAN FREEDOM

The War of 1861 settled the issue of secession through brute force that cost 600,000 American lives. We Americans celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, but H.L. Mencken correctly evaluated the speech: “It is poetry, not logic; beauty, not sense.” Lincoln said the soldiers sacrificed their lives “to the cause of self-determination — that government of the people, by the people, for the people should not perish from the earth.” Mencken says: “It is difficult to imagine anything more untrue. The Union soldiers in the battle actually fought against self-determination; it was the Confederates who fought for the right of people to govern themselves.”

The War of 1861 brutally established that states could not secede. We are still living with its effects. Because states cannot secede, the federal government can run roughshod over the U.S. Constitution’s limitations of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments. States have little or no response.

Why do Gun Control Dogmatist Think That Massacres Cannot Happen Sans Firearms?

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Senator Sanders explained his support for the retail gun industry thus; “If somebody has a gun and it falls into the hands of a murderer and the murderer kills somebody with a gun, do you hold the gun manufacturer responsible? Not any more than you would hold a hammer company responsible if somebody beats somebody over the head with a hammer. That is not what a lawsuit should be about.”

There have been massacres with swords. There have been massacres with machetes. There have been massacres with axes. And, YES! There have been massacres with hammers.

Before Firearms were invented, they used all of these instruments to commit mass murders.

In Rwanda, they massacred hundreds of thousands of innocents with machetes as well as blunt objects. In the Balkans, a favored tool of death was a hammer. In Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge used every tool available to save ammunition. They used clubs. They used large rocks. They used machetes. And, again, YES! They used hammers.

History is replete with humans using weapons other than firearms to commit atrocities.

It is humans who do evil. It is not inanimate objects.

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As many as 2.5 to 3 Million souls perished at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. Many of them were murdered by their fellow Khmers using blunt object at the base of their skull.

The Travesty of Gender Pay Disparity

Gender Pay Disparity!

Equal Pay for Equal Work!

This is shameful.

Men and Woman should be paid equal wages for equal work.

There is no excuse for this Travesty of Social Justice!

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The History of Sir Loin

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Not a joke. The origin derives from the knighting of a loin steak by King James I of England on his return from Scotland in 1617, he stopped at Hoghton tower for three days, and was entertained with great hospitality by Sir Richard Hoghton. A full account of these festivities is still preserved. His majesty, in his appreciation of Lancashire beef, did thrice strike the joint with his sword and is said to have knighted the loin of beef served on that occasion. That portion of beef has ever since been called “Sir Loin.”

Arab-Israeli Cultural PTSD

Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, quoted in the New York Times in 1948:

“If the Jewish state becomes a fact, and this is realized by the Arab peoples, they will drive the Jews who live in their midst into the sea.”

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In 1948, the Arabs were not willing to allow an independent Israeli (Jewish) State. The Arabs wanted Arabs to rule the area as part of a Muslim Nation. Once the war kicked off after the Israelis declared independence, the Arabs attacked.

There was no mention of a Palestinian Nation. The Arabs immediately began to speak of massacre and running the Jews into the sea and turning the Mediterranean Red with the blood of the Jews. Prior to the Balfour and Sykes-Picot agreements, the Arab-Jewish relations were fairly calm and agreeable. Once the Brits pulled their various deceits, the bottom of the amity barrel dropped out into a pit of poisonous acrimony between Arab Muslim and Jew.

Once the Jews committed to Independence, war was all but inevitable. Golda Meir spoke with the Jordanian King and asked if amity was possible. He said no. Israel declared Independence nonetheless. The Arabs expected the Jews to allow themselves to be ruled by Muslims. They expected the Jews to be satisfied as subjects with little to no say about their governance. The Jews refused to accept this.

The Arabs refused to allow Israel to become a State without a bloodletting. The Arabs maintained a war of attrition against Israel until 1982 with the realization that Israel had a finite population. The Palestinian Statehood question only came about AFTER the sound defeat in 1967. Prior to that, the only Palestinian State was Trans-Jordan now called Jordan. (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan)

Arafat was posted in Palestine as the Head of he PLA. He was theretofore an Officer in the Egyptian Army. He maintained a home in El Arish until he died most likely from HIV/AIDS. (I’ve seen his home). The Arabs warred upon the Israelis constantly from 1948 until 1980s when Sadat made piece with Begin.  Whilst the peace between Israel and Egypt was being crafted, the PLO began its storied history of terrorism and general political murder of civilians.

There has been nearly 70 years of constant war between the Israelis and some body of Arabs. Yet, folks act as though they are surprised that the Israelis see the Palestinians as inhuman enemies. The Palestinian State is merely one more iteration of Arab animosity towards the Jews. It is a continuation of previous hostilities to the Jews/Israelis.

It is exceedingly difficult to view a people who have been trying to destroy you as humans. For many Israelis, they were born into war and have never known anything else. They have been attacked constantly in one form or another since May of 1948. And it surprises so many that a people who more than likely collectively suffer from PTSD would act insane and not give a damn about the state of the Palestinian people.

Amazing.

It has been recognized internationally that Khmers and Afghans suffer from collective cultural PTSD. I’m quite certain that both Israel and Palestine suffers similarly.

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Big Army, Pls Re-designate our Military Installations after Winners

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Fort Bragg: named after the worst Major Army Field Commander in American History

I have always questioned the designations of several Army Posts. For instance, Fort Bragg is named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg. Bragg may have been an honorable fellow who simply fought in a losing cause. That doesn’t matter to me. Point of fact, this guy lost every battle over which he held field command. He was a loser. Why would we the Post which hosts arguably the Army’s “Premiere Infantry Fighting Force” and US Special Forces Command to be named after a General who never tasted victory — a complete loser. Never mind that he was a Confederate General, the guy was incompetent and soundly defeated consistently in battle.

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Confederate General Braxton Bragg — Loser of the Battles of Perryville, Stones River, Chattanooga. He defeated only Rosecrans at Chickamauga and Rosecrans was a worst General than even Bragg. LTG U.S. Grant finally put paid to Braggs’ career at Chattanooga after which the idiot President Jeff Davis appointed Bragg Confederate Military Advisor. He advised Jeff Davis, thereafter, on how to suffer defeat soundly.

With that in mind, I would change the following Post’s names as shown below:

Fort Lee to Fort Montgomery C. Meigs (Quartermaster of the Union Army in the Civil War)

Fort Bragg to Fort “Slim Jim” Gavin (youngest Division Commander, made combat jumps in World War II, beloved Commander)

Fort Jackson to Fort Omar Bradley (Omar Bradley was the “Soldier’s General, Commanded D-Day invasion forces in Europe, World War II)

Fort A.P. Hill to Fort Phil Sheridan (Best damn Cavalry Commander in the Union Army from the 1860s to the 1880s)

Fort Knox to Fort G. S. Patton (America’s Armor General and Glory Hound, Old Blood and Guts, essentially won World War II single handedly…lol…I’m joking…sort of.)

Fort Meyer to Fort Winfield Scott (He actually named “The Old Guard.” Commanding General of the Army of the US, Hero of the War of 1812, his Anaconda Plan was eventually what won the Civil War even though he was ridiculed when he presented it and driven out into retirement)

Fort Hood to Fort Abrams (Got us the hell out of Vietnam, Father of the Modern Army for all intents and purposes)

Fort McClellan to Fort Eisenhower (McClellan was another loser and a political idiot. Ike was the exact opposite)

Fort Campbell to Fort Anthony “Nuts” McAuliffe (Answered the German demand for surrender in Bastogne with the one word reply of “Nuss” which is nuts in german, was acting commander of the 101st at Bastogne.)

Fort Benning to Fort Ridgeway (Commanded 82nd Airborne Division in WWII, brought Korea back from the brink after McArthur nearly lost it all to the Chinese)

Another possible name for Fort Knox could be Fort “Mad” Anthony Wayne or Fort George Rogers Clark.

I know that not all of these are CSA Generals. Still, better names overall. The guys after whom I would re-designate our Army Posts were all winners…even Abrams.

What do you think? I’ve never understood why we named so many Army Posts after losing Generals.

It’s as if we are tempting the GoDs. Perhaps, it explains why our wars have gone so poorly since Vietnam.



Why in the name of the GoDs would anyone name a post after Braxton Bragg? Braxton Bragg is quite possibly the worst Commanding General of a Major Field Army in United States History. I can’t think of anyone who lost more in history excepting Hitler. Do the Germans have a Hitler Kaserne? Do the Russians name their Military Bases after losing Commanders? Did Lt. Gen. Boris Gromov who lost Afghanistan get an Army Post named after him?

Hell, they’ve changed the names of their cities to rid themselves of the stink of incompetence and loss.

Why would the Army…..HOW could the Army defend the designations of these Army Posts?

That some of these guys were Confederate Generals doesn’t bother me so much. That many of them were incompetent fools is my point. Only in America do we honor our losers thusly.

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The Truth of White Privilege

hillary-clintonI broke the code.

I’ve figured out “White Privilege.”

White Privilege is the arrogance of descendants of Leftist European Persons, having decimated, colonized, raped, pillaged and conquered descendants of the poor of the European and American Continents as well as the African, Asian and Arab lands affirming that the world is exactly as it should be and arrogating to themselves the right and responsibility to ensure the status quo. These Elitists then use all means in their power to ostracize any and all other nations and/or peoples who use their own tactics against them and/or others.

White Privilege is an American-Euro Leftist Tactic of domination. It is a means of Leftist Socialists continuing to prey upon others of differing and opposing political, religious, cultural or racial makeup from themselves.

White Privilege is self righteous hypocrisy intended to keep the poor and “colored” people’s of the planet from rising up and throwing off the Slavers and Statists.

The perfect exemplars of this attitude are Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid and Barack “I’m Half White” Obama. Also, see The Bush Dynasty, Dick Cheney, Ronald Reagan.

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Explain that Gay Pride Thing

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Tom: “Can anyone explain all this gay pride thing. I just don’t get it. Are homosexual people not like other people and they need recognition for being not like other people ?”

Me: Since the Christians took over the West, Homosexuals have been told that they are freaks of nature and abominations. They’ve been murdered, raped, tortured, maimed, burned alive, lynched and otherwise treated as if they are unworthy of breathing.

Other than that, they’re pretty normal fuckers.

Another answer from a “friend:”

“It is just an attempt to counterbalance very low self esteem among gay people due to social rejection and condemnation. Be thankful you don’t need a a straight pride. Very high suicide rates, alcohol &drug addiction and self destructive behaviors in general.”

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On a different note, people have said that this Supreme Court decision on Same Sex Marriage was a distraction. I respectfully disagree. I have family directly affected by this.

The State should never have been involved in marriage in the first place.

However…comma…pause for effect….that we live in an imperfect world with an unwieldy, unyielding State that has been driven to madness by Christian orthodoxy into oppressing humans who are different simply because their God says that it should be so (when said God never made such a statement) means that we must fight the State.

Short of full on Civil War, it is steps such as this that relieves the oppressed that will have to do for now.

Until the people get fed up…

Which isn’t going to happen.

Now, if you made this Statement about the Confederate Flag, I would agree.

#LoveWins was not a distraction. This SCOTUS decision directly affected lives.

A positive change was made with this decision.

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The Hypocrisy of Pat Forde

forde-lol.png.pagespeed.ce.8FckQal1a3As occurred when John Calipari finished his first season with Kentucky, Draft Night was a huge success for Kentucky Basketball Athletes. Along with that occurred what was become an annual affair. Pat Forde railed against Kentucky Coach John Calipari’s insistence that College Basketball be not only centered on a successful National Championship run but a successful night at the NBA Draft. Calipari wants the players he recruits to have success in moving on to a successful career in the NBA. Pat Forde thinks this is a bad idea. Pat Forde thinks that this is bad for College Basketball.

Pat Forde seems to think that College Basketball should not be about the players themselves but about everything else. Pat Forde seems to begrudge the Athletes any success or monetary gain themselves. All the while, Pat Forde’s whole financial existence is predicated upon College Basketball athletes.

College Sports Columnists can make money off of College Basketball. The Coaches whom Pat Forde admires such as Rick Pitino and Bobby Petrino can rake in millions off of College Basketball. Mark Emert and the NCAA can make Billions off of College Basketball. Pat Forde, himself, makes hundreds of thousands of dollars each year off of College Basketball.

However, College Athletes are supposed to subsume their own financial well being for the greater good bottom line of the NCAA, College Basketball and College Sports Columnists.

Pat Forde loves nothing more than to crank yank John Calipari for not winning Championships with “the most talented roster” in College Basketball. Talent doesn’t always work out to the best team on any given night. Potential sometimes takes time. Some talent, such as Anthony Davis & Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, can make the leap from High School to College and reach the highest potential. Others take more time. One cannot tell this to Pat Forde. If Calipari has the most talent, he should have the best team. He should win the NCAA Tournament. We shouldn’t even play the games. We should just crown that team whom Pat Forde has deemed the most talented. Certainly…

Pat Forde rips on Calipari each year after Draft Night. Of course, he let that animosity slide to the background in 2012 when Kentucky won the National Title. One has to wonder how Pat Forde held in all of that hatred. It must have killed him. I suppose he consoled himself by ghost writing a hagiography about the Philandering Pitino and Petrino Brothers.

ReboundRules_hc_cCalipari says that Draft Night is important to Kentucky. Kentucky is a Player’s First Program. To Pat Forde that is anathema to College Basketball. Talented men (and one assumes women) should put the NCAA first. They should be students first. They should be everything first except human beings who wish to put their talents to use at the highest level of their chosen profession. God forbid that these human beings wish to profit themselves from their talents. These particular children of God should stay in the NCAA for four years and allow the NCAA to profit immensely while they themselves “earn” a degree that is mostly worthless and as they themselves take all of the risk upon themselves.

For it is a given that if a talented athlete suffers a “career” ending injury, the NCAA will throw them under the bus.

The morality of it all! Calamity of Calamities!

A Black Teenager or early Twenty Something using his talents to enrich himself. We can’t have that. That’s bad for the NCAA. Because it is bad for this to happen:

John Calipari accomplishes his prized goal: watching Kentucky players get drafted

That is the Column Title to the latest Pat Forde hit piece aimed at John Calipari.

Below are to more gems from the keyboard of the most hateful human in College Sports:

Fortunately he has educated the Kentucky fans on the miniscule nature of the national title mission. They now see the bigger mission: helping guys like Karl-Anthony Towns get drafted No. 1, because he surely wouldn’t have had a chance at being the No. 1 pick if he’d been coached for six months by a lesser man and smaller stone than Calipari. Imagine if Towns had made the monumental mistake of playing for Mike Krzyzewski, Bill Self or Roy Williams – he’d probably be an undrafted free agent.

And another:

Who said winning and getting your players drafted are mutually exclusive? Duke won it all and had three first-round picks Thursday night. Wisconsin played in the title game and had two in the top 20. Yet neither Krzyzewski nor Bo Ryan feel compelled to sell their fan base on the dubious premise that the draft is a higher goal than a national championship.

Apparently, winning is everything to Pat Forde. It is a zero sum game. Either Calipari wins the National Championship each year or he is a failure. Thus sayeth Pat Forde.

The irony! Oh, the irony!

This is the same attitude which Pat Forde uses as a weapon against the University of Kentucky Basketball Fan Base. When Kentucky fans were upset that Tubby Smith wasn’t getting to the Final Four much less the National Title game, columnists such as Pat Forde ripped into them. Kentucky fans were unrealistic. “No Coach can get to the Final Four or win a Title as much as Kentucky fans desire.” Kentucky fans were crazy. Kentucky fans were/are racist. Kentucky fans were bad people. Kentucky fans chased off a good Black Man because he was Black. These were all characterization made by Pat Forde and the National Sports Media. Yet, this is the exact same expectations that Pat Forde seems to have for John Calipari. Now, who is being unreasonable.

John Calipari has had an amazing run of success in the NCAA at Kentucky. He has 4 Final Fours, one Championship and a string of successful players transition to the NBA. His players have remained academically eligible. His players have been active in the community. There have been very few off the court issues. His four year players have graduated. And, yes, he has had Three (3) Number One NBA Draft Selections since 2010.

Of course, all has not been perfect. Aaron Harrison was not drafted. Daniel Orton was Daniel Orton. A couple of guys have transferred out for playing time or because they did not fit in well at the program.

Overall, Kentucky Basketball under John Calipari has been a smashing success and many attached to the program have gone on to success in the NBA and elsewhere.

I’m not certain why Pat Forde has such a problem with this…unless he just hates John Calipari.

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CONFIRMED: AMERICAN POLICE ARE STUPID

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WASHINGTON, DC — Police departments in the US will not hire prospective applicants as officers unless those applicants lack the ability to think logically and compassionately, a former CIA contractor has confirmed.

“There is a policy here in the United States that people of a relatively high IQ are not allowed to become police officers,” said former CIA contractor Steven Kelley in an interview with Press TV.

Evidently if an applicant shows signs of relatively high IQ — with excellent logical analytic abilities and a sense of compassion — that applicant will be weeded out of the hiring process.

The way that the applicants are weeded out is apparently by means of initial testing.

“There is actually a test given to applicants and if they score too high they are not eligible to join law enforcement,” Kelley said.

“They require people that are incapable of logical compassionate thinking.”

I’ve long suspected this.

I’ve never met a terribly bright Cop.

A man whose bid to become a police officer was rejected after he scored too high on an intelligence test has lost an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the city.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a lower court’s decision that the city did not discriminate against Robert Jordan because the same standards were applied to everyone who took the test.