Tag: Slavery

Take Down All Racists Symbols on Public Grounds

slide_436620_5720398_free.jpgIf our country is going to take down all Confederate symbols from public grounds due to its past association with slavery and racism we should not stop there but take down all racist symbols on public grounds.  This would include the American flag, the Washington Monument, as well as the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were slaveholders and Lincoln was an avowed racist holding the opinion that white people where superior to black people

Outstanding Hypocrisy

neh9-2Chicago’s Governor announced recently that his city’s law enforcement officers would not enforce federal Immigration laws.  Other cities in California had previously refused to recognize federal Immigration law, proclaiming themselves cities of refuge.  This rebellion has a historical precedent, in Civil war times.  The southern States believed the constitution left matters that were not specifically addressed in the Constitution to the states.  When compelled to follow certain federal law, considered unauthorized specifically by the constitution, South Carolina seceded…