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  • 5 Ways You Can Fight Back In The Cultural Civil War; Practical Ideas on how to oppose the radical agenda of the woke left

    07/02/2020 7:54:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/02/2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    Last week I wrote about how we’re in a cultural civil war and it’s time for conservatives—and really, anyone who’s not on board with the radical anti-American agenda of Black Lives Matter and the rest of the woke left—to fight back.But how? I was light on specifics, and subsequently heard from a number of readers who wanted to know what they could do, personally, to push back against the leftward lurch of the culture. Many said they feel powerless and overwhelmed, and with good reason.Silicon Valley, Hollywood, academia, the mainstream media, corporate America, and the entire Democratic Party (along...
  • Editorials: Archbishop Hughes and the Pope; The Palaver Over the Park (7/2/1860)

    07/02/2020 7:08:53 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 5 replies
    The Catholic Archbishop of New-York, having recently distinguished himself by an offer to die on the scaffold rather than register the names of the couples he married, has now come forward to explain to his faithful people how divine a thing is the right of Popes to govern wrong and to beg the money of American citizens for the support of a Government which has filled its prisons with political captives, makes the sale of the Scriptures a felony, and hires foreign mercenaries to compel with the bayonet the love, and fidelity of the subjects committed to its care, as...
  • FAKE HISTORY: USA Today Pretends Democrats Didn’t Found the KKK, Start Civil War (They Did)

    07/01/2020 8:01:54 AM PDT · by DFG · 31 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 07/01/2020 | Scott Whitlock
    Apparently, if you don’t like certain facts, you can just declare them false. That seems to be the thinking behind a USA Today “fact check” pretending that Democrats didn’t start the Civil War and found the KKK. But, they did. In a June 30 assertion USA Today rated “false,” the paper began, “Claim: The Democratic Party started the Civil War to preserve slavery and later the KKK.” The entire article essentially conceded that the Confederacy was run by Democrats, made up by Democrats, as was the KKK. But don’t blame the Democratic Party for that! USA Today writer Devon Link...
  • Fair Warning

    06/30/2020 7:59:47 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    rr ^ | 6/28/2020 | Daymond Duck
    The next election is now about four months away, and some commentators are saying things are going to get nasty. Words that come to mind as I read this are devilish, ugly, anarchy, orchestrated chaos, insurrection, planned wickedness, incitement of trouble, weaponized Antifa terrorists, Black Lives Matter, and others. Liberal Democrats (Pelosi, Schumer), Planned Parenthood, gays, etc., are desperate to retake the White House and prevent the loss of another seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Powerful globalists (Soros, Kissinger, Clinton, etc.) are passionate about world government, and they want to continue the surrender of America to meet the UN...
  • Harper’s Weekly – June 30, 1860

    06/30/2020 6:15:58 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
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  • Mr. Hamlin at Home: Speeches by the Next Vice-President and Hon. Mr. Washburn (6/30/1860)

    06/30/2020 6:08:17 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 2 replies
    On Wednesday evening last the Republicans of Portland, Me., welcomed home their Congressional delegation. Mr. MARK H. DUNNELL spoke on behalf of the citizens of Portland, and Hon. HANNIBAL HAMLIN responded for the delegation. He said: SIR: In behalf of the Maine Delegation you will receive our sincere and grateful acknowledgment for the kind and generous terms in which you have spoken of their official acts. And through you we would also tender to our friends present, who have given to us so cordial a welcome, our heartfelt thanks. It was always pleasant to get away from the cares and...
  • Can Anyone Tell Me Why FoxNews is Broadcasting an Anti-American Message of Hate on July 4th by Nation of Islam Cult Leader Louis Farrakhan?

    06/29/2020 6:10:26 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 66 replies
    nteb ^ | 6/29/2020 | Geoffrey Grider
    So let me see if I have this right. At this very moment, when America is being torn apart in a vicious race war planned and carried out by the radical Left, the supposed conservative news station, Fox, is going to feature race-baiting hate preacher Louis Farrakhan in a ‘sermon’ vilifying the United States. On July 4th. Are you kidding me? If you recall, we warned you way back in 2017, the year I stopped watching Fox, that they had gone Liberal to an extreme. Fox News is just as fake as all the rest. This absurd message of hate...
  • PRESIDENTIAL: Republican Ratification Meeting in Brooklyn (6/28/1860)

    06/28/2020 6:43:10 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 10 replies
    One of the largest political meetings ever held in Kings Country was held by the Republicans last evening, in City Hall Park, to ratify the nominations made by the Republican National Convention at Chicago. A few rockets, a calcium light and a band of music, aside from the speaking, were all the attractions offered to induce a large attendance. At the stand in the Park the meeting was organized by electing GEORGE FIELD, Esq., of the Thirteenth Ward, Chairman, and the usual number of Vice-Presidents and Secretaries. During the meeting the "Wide Awake" Battalion of the Rocky Mountain Club arrived,...
  • The California Overland Mail: Over a Million and a Half on the Way to New-York; Fight with the Indians (6/27/1860)

    06/27/2020 5:57:14 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 6 replies
    The Overland Mail has arrived here, and brings the missing package of telegraph news sent via Vtzalia on the night of the 5th inst. SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, June 5 -- 11 P. M.,Via Vtzalia. The steamer Golden Age sailed to-day for Panama, with 400 passengers and $1,690,000 in treasure of which $1,530,000 is for New-York. The regulars and volunteers under Col. HAYES and Capt. STEWART were attacked on the afternoon of the 2d inst. near Pyramid Lake. The Indians were defeated, with a loss of 70 killed and several wounded. Two volunteers were killed and three wounded. Capt. STORER was...
  • Oregon, Oregon State dropping 'Civil War' name for rivalry games

    06/26/2020 1:15:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 54 replies
    ESPN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Andrea Adelson
    Oregon and Oregon State will no longer use the phrase "Civil War" to promote rivalry games between the schools. In a joint announcement Friday, the schools said they made the decision after conversations with university officials and current and former student-athletes at both schools.
  • Editorials: The Presidential Election; Negroes Rescued from Slavers-Sending them back to Africa (6/26/1860)

    06/26/2020 7:15:58 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 5 replies
    Special Dispatch to the New-York Times. The Presidential canvass has at last fairly opened. The several political parties have taken their ground, all the candidates are in the field, and it is not difficult to foresee the result. The Republican ticket is morally certain to be elected. Strong in the public sentiment of the Free States, the Republican Party derives an immense advantage from the disruption and utter demoralization of its opponents.
  • PRESIDENTIAL; The Proceedings of the Disunited Democracy; TWO TICKETS NOMINATED (6/25/1860)

    06/25/2020 5:40:44 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 9 replies
    Special Dispatch to the New-York Times. BALTIMORE, Sunday June, 24. We have assurances from persons who ought to know that both BRECKINRIDGE and LANE will accept their nominations by the Convention of seceders. It is the game of the Southern wing to defeat an election by the people and carry it into Congress, where they think they are reasonably certain of electing BRECKINRIDGE. The Douglas men here speak openly of preferring LINCOLN's election to such a result. YANCEY and other extremists are delighted at the prospect. They say that they can either elect BRECKINRIDGE in the House and thus perpetuate...
  • Black Lives Matter leader states if US 'doesn't give us what we want, then we will burn down this system'

    06/25/2020 2:10:06 AM PDT · by familyop · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 24, 2020 | Victor Garcia
    Greater New York Black Lives Matter president Hawk Newsome joined "The Story" Wednesday to discuss the direction of the movement... "You ... have said that violence is sometimes necessary in these situations," host Martha MacCallum told Newsome. "What exactly is it that you hope to achieve through violence?"... "I said," Newsome told the host, "if this country doesn't give us what we want, then we will burn down this system and replace it. All right? And I could be speaking ... figuratively. I could be speaking literally. It's a matter of interpretation... At the conclusion of the interview, Newsome told...
  • Harper’s Weekly – June 23, 1860

    06/23/2020 6:04:11 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 12 replies
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  • PRESIDENTIAL; THE BALTIMORE CONVENTION; DOUGLAS CERTAIN TO BE NOMINATED (6/23/1860)

    06/23/2020 5:53:08 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 3 replies
    Special Dispatch to the New-York Times. BALTIMORE, Friday Evening. A good part of this, the fifth day of the Convention, has been spent in parliamentary manoeuverings, intended to gain time. When they finally got to work, the minority report was rejected, first as a whole, and then piecemeal, the Georgia case alone forming an exception. The majority report was then adopted, and the decks were cleared for action. All interest was concentrated upon the active members of the New-York delegation, who retired four times for consultation, each resulting in a diminution of Douglas strength. A mysterious announcement on the part...
  • TDOT DENIES REQUEST TO BLOCK NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST STATUE

    07/20/2015 3:14:50 PM PDT · by wardaddy · 38 replies
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Transportation has “respectfully denied” the Metro Council’s request to block the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue on Interstate 65. The council approved a resolution to ask TDOT to plant trees blocking its view to the public on July 8. The statue, which is surrounded by Confederate flags, sits on private property near the Harding Place exit. Monday, the department sent the following statement to News 2: TDOT does not plant foliage on its right-of-way with the sole intention of blocking items on private property based on what might be offensive to some and...
  • Tennessee declines to hide statue of First KKK Grand Wizard, Nathan Bedford Forrest with shrubs

    07/21/2015 11:37:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/21/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Just south of Nashville, Tennessee, along Interstate 65, there sits a statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest riding on horseback, surrounded by Confederate battle flags. For those with little more than a passing interest in American history, Forrest may be only known to you as the person after whom Forrest Gump was named in the movie. Others will know that he was a Confederate general and the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. It’s been sitting there on private land since 1998, but given recent events you can imagine that it’s become the target of renewed political interest. The Metro...
  • Panel axes bid to yank Confederate's bust from state Capitol [TN: Nathan Bedford Forrest]

    09/01/2017 8:14:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 1, 2017 3:57 PM EDT | Erik Schelzig
    A bid by Tennessee’s governor to remove a bust of Confederate cavalry general, slave trader and early Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol building was rejected Friday. The State Capitol Commission voted 7-5 against issuing a petition to moving the bust from the Capitol to the new state museum being built nearby. It would have been the first step in a lengthy process laid out by Tennessee’s “Heritage Protection Act” that limits the removal or changing of historical memorials on public property. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam called for the removal after last month’s deadly white...
  • Memphis City Council Orders the removal of Gen. Forrest Statue

    12/20/2017 5:18:48 PM PST · by vetvetdoug · 65 replies
    Self | 12-20-2017 | Self
    The Memphis City Council has ordered the removal of the NB Forrest Statue that sits on top of the graves of General and Mrs. NB Forrest. This action breaks several laws and the order of the State for Memphis to not make any action toward the historical monument and grave site.
  • Remains of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife will be removed from a Memphis park

    05/14/2020 6:27:53 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | May 15, 2020 | Melissa Alonso and Amanda Jackson
    (CNN) The remains of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife will be removed from a Memphis park where a monument of him once stood. The decision to move their remains came after the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a non-profit organization of male descendants of Confederate veterans, agreed to drop a pending lawsuit against park owners