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Latest Victim Of Statue Hysteria: Catholic Saints
Townhall.com ^ | August 2017 | Matt Vespa

Posted on 08/20/2017 5:01:18 PM PDT by Kaslin

Over the past few days, Confederate generals have been placed in the crosshairs of the progressive Left. Statues to these Americans who fought on the losing side of our civil war, which bothered no one—and probably still don’t—are being targeted for demolition. Yet, why stop there? Abraham Lincoln, who actually kept the country together and abolished slavery through a constitutional amendment, has been vandalized in Chicago. Now, even statues to Thomas Jefferson and George Washington have to come down because they were slave owners. Forget that they helped found this great country. Forget that Washington ad Jefferson were our first and second presidents; they’re monsters whose legacy must be sanitized and erased because we must all become woke, or whatever the hell that term means. Now, Catholic saints have been vandalized in Mission Hills, California (via CBSLA)

Thomas Jefferson and George Washington have to come down because they were slave owners. Forget that they helped found this great country. Forget that Washington ad Jefferson were our first and second presidents; they’re monsters whose legacy must be sanitized and erased because we must all become woke, or whatever the hell that term means. Now, Catholic saints have been vandalized in Mission Hills, California (via CBSLA)

Several people stopped by a statue of Father Junipero Serra in a park across from Mission San Fernando on Thursday after a photo made the rounds on social media appearing to show the statue had been vandalized.

A picture circulating Facebook showed the statue spray-painted red and the word “murder” written on Serra in white.

While city officials would not confirm the authenticity of the photo or the clean-up, CBS2 reporter Crystal Cruz saw red paint on Serra’s arm and a swastika on the statue of the child standing next to him.

“Everyone’s entitled to their own public opinions and thoughts,” said Cristian Mendoza. “But once it gets to this level I don’t think it’s right.”

The Daily Wire wrote why there was such animus towards Saint Junipero Serra:

Ever since Pope Francis canonized Father Junipero Serra for Sainthood in 2015, the Left and SJW snowflakes claim he had a violent history toward Native Americans. The LA Times said that "glossing over Junipero Serra's inhumanity was insult to Native Americans."

Archaeology professor Reuben Mendoza of Cal State Monterrey Bay debunked this garbage during the controversy.

"When he died, many native peoples came to the mission for his burial. They openly wept. Others of his colleagues and even colonists believed that he would be made a saint because of the way he had lived his life, a self-effacing life of a martyr,” said Mendoza.

This is going to get worse, isn’t it?

H/T Daily Wire


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: catholic; kalifornia; politicalcorrectness; progressives

1 posted on 08/20/2017 5:01:18 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
It's not gonna stop!

QUOTE FROM "1984" by GEORGE ORWELL

"Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered, and the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute.

"History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right."

Was Orwell prescient...or was he dead-on prescient?

2 posted on 08/20/2017 5:10:12 PM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Kaslin
To all police departments, politicians, college presidents, et al. You morons best clamp down on this stuff, as in, police dogs and fire hoses circa 1960s, cause these faggots and animals are going to come after something your worthless dregs cherish.
3 posted on 08/20/2017 5:13:44 PM PDT by LouAvul (The most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.)
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To: Kaslin

First They Came for the Jews

First they came for the Jews
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the Communists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me
and there was no one left
to speak out for me.

~Pastor Martin Niemöller

Community and individuality are not opposites. People cannot survive on their own. When the odds are stacked against you, you must rally with the oppressed and hated.

When a growing oppressive regime is taking hold, you must act, otherwise you will soon face your enemy alone and hopeless.

Strength of community is a strength as much as individualism, as long you are willing to face weaknesses in your own community. Ignoring slacking values will mean that you will be rallied against by those you oppress.

Niemöller affirms we must rally against unhealthy organized regimes. We must also stay vigilant with those that appear to be good natured, as all organisation attracts corruption. Niemöller also warns us that if it is you who are corrupt, then you will face a stronger combined force of foe!

~Vexen Crabtree


4 posted on 08/20/2017 5:22:13 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Kaslin
Forget that Washington ad Jefferson were our first and second presidents;
Is it to much to ask to at least get facts right?
5 posted on 08/20/2017 5:50:30 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken)
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To: Kaslin

CAN’T PEOPLE SEE WHAT IS GOING ON HERE???


6 posted on 08/20/2017 6:00:45 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (#DeplorableMe #BitterClinger #HillNO! #cishet #MyPresident #MAGA #Winning #covfefe)
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To: NonValueAdded

Sure; they are erasing the WASP heritage of the South, and now they’ll erase the Catholic Spanish/Mexican heritage of the Southwest.

If people are truly angry about this, we may preserve our own cultures by breeding and passing that heritage on to the next generation. People who refuse to breed a next generation are bound to see their history erased...


7 posted on 08/20/2017 6:10:44 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: higgmeister

John Adams was the second President, and Jefferson was the that 3rd.

Just helping you get the facts right! :-)


8 posted on 08/20/2017 6:18:32 PM PDT by Alas Babylon! (Keep fighting the Left and their Fake News!)
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To: kearnyirish2

They will aim at Christianity next. Prepare.


9 posted on 08/20/2017 6:32:58 PM PDT by ReaganGeneration2
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To: ReaganGeneration2

That’s already started:

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/05/joan_of_arc_statue_graffiti_te.html


10 posted on 08/20/2017 6:46:29 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: kearnyirish2

So true. The best thing you can do is have children and pass on your heritage. I know so many people who had very few children or none at all. With out having children the culture dies.


11 posted on 08/20/2017 6:48:29 PM PDT by Carry me back (Cut the feds by 90%)
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To: Alas Babylon!
John Adams was the second President, and Jefferson was the that 3rd.

Just helping you get the facts right! :-)

Did that just jump out at you too? Why can't these so called journalists proof their work. Why don't the editors know all there is to know about the stories they edit?

12 posted on 08/20/2017 10:01:22 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken)
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To: Alas Babylon!
John Adams was the second President, and Jefferson was the that 3rd.

Just helping you get the facts right! :-)

Did that just jump out at you too? Why can't these so called journalists proof their work. Why don't the editors know all there is to know about the stories they edit?

13 posted on 08/20/2017 10:01:44 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken)
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To: higgmeister

It was pretty amazing that the author believed Abraham Lincoln to have been capable of amending the Constitution, too.


14 posted on 08/20/2017 10:06:33 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: ReaganGeneration2

What's this "next" you speak of?

15 posted on 08/20/2017 10:24:22 PM PDT by BlueDragon (Supper will soon be ready)
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To: ReaganGeneration2

They already do; look at towns that had to remove crosses not just from public property (even as part of veterans’ memorials) but from their very seals/crests. Remember the removal of the Ten Commandments from the AL courthouse? The attack on the Confederacy is a distant second.


16 posted on 08/21/2017 3:09:43 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Carry me back

Yes; children aren’t for everyone, and everyone can make their own decisions, but there are very real consequences to them.


17 posted on 08/21/2017 3:10:27 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: higgmeister

>> Why can’t these so called journalists proof their work. Why don’t the editors know all there is to know about the stories they edit?

Are you kidding? J schools have been degraded to the point that almost all of them are indoctrination centers for the radicalization of goons you now see in hate organizations such as Antifa and CNN!


18 posted on 08/21/2017 9:31:15 AM PDT by fortes fortuna juvat
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