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  • FLASHBACK: John Casor – The Case Of The “First Slave” (Northam Relevant)

    02/11/2019 12:26:27 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 9 replies
    Northam was right. Also, the first slave owner in America was a black man: John Casor was legally declared a slave for life on March 8th, 1655, thus becoming the first person ever to receive this treatment. Indentured servants Britain’s first colony in North America was Virginia. There, the officials of this state offered land for free to those colonist who would bring more colonists to Virginia. Many people were ready to take advantage of this offer, but they couldn’t afford the cost of the trip across the ocean. In order to attract more people, the wealthy colonists of Virginia...
  • 400th Anniversary of Forced African Migration

    02/11/2019 4:40:26 AM PST · by mabarker1 · 34 replies
    CSPAN3 on Television ^ | 02/11/20 | CSPAN3
    I’m awake early so I grab up My stuff and head out to the Living Room and fire-up the TV hoping to find some Vintage Cartoons that I know won’t won’t even be there and while scanning I find this. Never have a Road Runner and A Coyote when you need them...
  • Northam Calls Slaves ‘Indentured Servants from Africa’

    02/10/2019 6:37:02 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 261 replies
    ntknetwork ^ | 2-10-19 | NTK Staff
    "Just 90 miles from here in 1619, the first indentured servants from Africa landed on our shores in Ole Point Comfort," Northam said Embattled Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam (D-VA), referred to people that came to America as slaves from Africa as “indentured servants from Africa” during an interview with CBS News’ Gayle King on Sunday. Northam sat down with King for his first interview since the Virginian-Pilot published a photo from Northam’s medical school yearbook showing “two men, one in blackface and one in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood, on the same page as the governor.” King asked...
  • Man deported 4 times charged with 'transporting aliens for financial gain' in Utah

    01/31/2019 2:28:51 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    NBC-TV Local ^ | January 31, 2019 | by Adam Forgie
    A Guatemalan man who has been deported four times is charged with three counts of "transporting an alien for financial gain" by a federal grand jury. Rolando Gomez-Gomez was also charged with one count of "reentry of a previously removed alien." Gomez-Gomez was arrested in Summit County on Tuesday after a traffic stop by a Summit County Deputy Sheriff who is also a task force officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations. The deputy asked Gomez-Gomez, who was driving a van, for his license. The deputy says Gomez-Gomez gave him a fraudulent Guatemalan driver's license. During...
  • Social Justice = Slavery

    01/20/2019 5:04:58 PM PST · by huckfillary · 21 replies
    The Artful Dilettante ^ | January 19, 2019 | Thomas DiLorenzo
    Reading about all the young ignorant, uneducated, “millennials” who proudly label themselves “socialists” or “social justice warriors” (same thing) reminded me of a question posed by my old friend Professor Walter E. Williams in a speech he gave at my university several years ago. The question is: What would you call a system that used force, violence, coercion, and intimidation to compel one person to work for the benefit of another person or persons? Whenever I ask this of one of my undergraduate classes it usually takes about five seconds for someone to blurt out, “slavery!” Exactly. The class then...
  • Trump Signs Anti-Trafficking Law Named after Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

    01/20/2019 12:08:58 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 23 replies
    CBN news ^ | January 19, 2019 | Christian Ellis
    President Donald Trump has signed into law the Frederick Douglass Act, a bill authorizing $430 million to combat human trafficking. The measure, which was introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), is designed to boost government efforts to prevent sex and labor trafficking and protect victims both nationally and internationally... The release also included a statement from Kenneth B. Morris Jr., the great-great-great-grandson of Douglass. "If my great ancestor were here today, I believe he would be driven to lead the struggle against contemporary forms of slavery," Morris stated.
  • ‘Shame on them:’ Gavin Newsom reacts to word that unpaid federal workers can’t get unemployment

    01/17/2019 6:12:09 PM PST · by Mariner · 33 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | January 17th, 2019 | By Maddy Ashmun
    The Trump Administration has told California and seven other states that they cannot offer unemployment benefits to federal workers who aren’t getting a paycheck. Gov. Gavin Newsom last week encouraged thousands of California workers furloughed due to the federal government shutdown to apply for unemployment insurance, vowing that “we’ll cover you – we have your back.” But Wednesday, the California Employment Development Department was among those sent a memo from the Department of Labor which states that federal employees who are working without pay “are not unemployed and are, therefore, not eligible for UCFE” (Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees). Newsom...
  • The Scourge of Human Trafficking Cries out for another Appomattox

    01/18/2019 2:50:51 PM PST · by tjd1454 · 33 replies
    Project Real News ^ | January 18, 2019 | Timothy J. Dailey
    The bloodiest war that the United States ever fought did not take place on a foreign battlefield, but raged on American soil, as brother took up arms against brother over the issue of slavery. The war began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861, and ended in the Spring of 1865, when Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. The modest brick structure standing forlornly in a field in central Virginia belies the magnitude of the human tragedy, with an estimated 620,000 killed – almost as many as...
  • Dem Leader Demagogues Federal Shutdown [semi-satire]

    01/13/2019 8:45:27 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 Jan 2019 | John Semmens
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md) used the deferral of paychecks for federal employees due to Congress’ failure to approve the appropriation of funds to cover this expense as an inspiration to liken Trump to a pre-Civil War slave driver. “Back in 1860 millions of people were forced to work without being paid,” Hoyer observed. “We called that slavery. Now, with President Trump refusing to compromise by accepting our Party’s refusal to budge an inch on his request for $5 billion to fund border security as a precondition for Democrats to approve funds for ending the government shutdown, federal employees...
  • Black Caucus Demands Course Correction for U.S. [semi-satire]

    01/12/2019 1:09:11 PM PST · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 Jan 2019 | John Semmens
    Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif), chairperson of the 55-member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the most numerous in our nation’s history, has set the Caucus’ sights on “reversing the trauma inflicted on people of color by the Trump Administration over the past two years. We will use our tremendous power and influence to undo Trump’s evil plan to force millions of voters off of welfare and into the labor economy.” “The notion that a job is the answer to curing poverty and improving one’s life is a myth,” Bass contended. “Curing poverty has been the task of government since the 1960s’ Great...
  • Genocide, slavery and immigration: No New York Times, Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

    01/02/2019 1:17:56 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 01/02/2019 | Richard Rahn
    My New Year’s wish for the coming year is for more of my fellow Americans and others to learn some basic history and try to get a grip on reality. Someone who writes for The New York Times under the name of Michelle Alexander wrote a column published last week, “Who Deserves Citizenship?” One of her choice sentences: “But for slavery, genocide, and colonization, we would not be the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world — in fact, our nation would not even exist.” Hmm. Both North and South America were colonized by European countries that practiced slavery, and...
  • Congresswoman Hopes Reparations Bill is Path to ‘Repair Some of the Damage’ Caused by Slavery

    12/31/2018 6:39:35 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 157 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/30/2018
    WASHINGTON – Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) told PJM that the federal government should conduct a study of reparations for descendants of slaves to be able to determine the best way to “repair some of the damage" that slavery has caused to the African-American community. Jackson Lee became the lead sponsor of H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, after Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) resigned from Congress. The legislation seeks to “address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865...
  • Report: Kenya Risks Losing Port of Mombasa to China

    12/23/2018 6:20:59 AM PST · by AdmSmith · 55 replies
    The Maritime Executive ^ | 20DEC2018 | MarEX staff
    Kenya runs the risk of losing control of the Port of Mombasa if it should default on loans from state financial institution China Exim Bank, according to a new report from Kenya's auditor general. The terms of a $2.3 billion loan for Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) specify that the port's assets are collateral, and they are not protected by Kenya's sovereign immunity due to a waiver in the contract. "The payment arrangement agreement substantively means that the Authority's revenue would be used to pay the Government of Kenya's debt to China Exim bank if the minimum volumes required for [rail]...
  • Inside The Country Where You Can Buy A Black Man For $400

    12/16/2018 4:23:48 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 34 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 12/15/18
    BENIN CITY, Nigeria — Jude Ikuenobe sensed the car following him before he saw it. Heart pounding, he turned around. Under the Libyan desert sun, the highway stretching behind him was so hot it shimmered in the distance. Nobody’s there, he tried to reassure himself for the tenth time since he had stepped out a few minutes earlier in search of water, along with three of his friends. The sandy side streets were deserted, every shop and café shuttered. It was a Friday afternoon, which meant even the armed militias who ruled Sabha, a sprawling oasis city 480 miles inland...
  • Detailed history of racism in the Democratic Party

    12/11/2018 11:20:47 AM PST · by The Sheebler · 64 replies
    Sheeble Blog ^ | 11/8/18 | TheSheebler
    "One of the biggest arguments against the Democratic Party is centered around racism, so we ask the question, are the Democrats racist? Through-out the years, their members/affiliates have made blatant and also subtle racist remarks which the party does not deny (mostly). The interesting part, though, is that their main line of defense is a claim that doesn’t really have any grounds to it. The claim is that the Democratic and Republican parties have at some point switched stances in terms of racism." *Warning: This article was written by me, if posting it is not appropriate let me know and...
  • A preemptive step to avoid fines, possible jail time (city ordinance requires art for gay weddings)

    12/02/2018 6:17:41 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    One News Now ^ | Friday, November 30, 2018 | Chris Woodward
    Two Christian business owners in Phoenix are hoping their legal challenge to a local ordinance will usher in a happy new year for them. Artists Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski (pictured) believe in traditional, biblical marriage – a belief that brought them into conflict with a Phoenix ordinance as owners of Brush & Nib Studio in the capital city (see more details on this case). The Arizona Supreme Court will decide in January whether to rule in favor of Duka and Koski – or uphold a lower court's ruling that says the artists must comply with an ordinance that requires...
  • “In two years America will be land of Muslims and all Christians will be our slaves” (VIDEO)

    11/23/2018 2:12:33 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 77 replies
    tapainfo.com ^ | November 22, 2018 | admin
    Major Muslim leader makes this message to all Americans: “In two years America will be land of Muslims and all Christians will be our slaves” (VIDEO)
  • Child bride auctioned on Facebook in 'barbaric use of technology'

    11/20/2018 4:21:10 PM PST · by lowbridge · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | November 20, 2018 | Bianca Britton
    Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its site. An auction was held on the social media platform for a 16-year-old girl in South Sudan which sought payment for her hand in marriage. Facebook said the post was taken down as soon as the company learned of it, but that wasn't until after the girl was married. According to children's rights organization Plan International, the girl was bid on by five men, some of whom were reportedly high-ranking South Sudanese government officials. Activists are concerned that...
  • The Plan to Sell Texas to Great Britain

    11/18/2018 11:01:36 AM PST · by cowpoke · 34 replies
    JSTOR Daily ^ | 11/7/2018 | Mark Sussman
    In 1841, Andrews hatched a plan to make his political and moral beliefs a lived reality: He would convince Great Britain to buy up all the land in Texas on the condition that they free Texas’s slaves. The idea was not as outlandish as it might sound. In 1833, Great Britain had done something similar in abolishing slavery on its plantations in the West Indies. There, slaveholders were paid a total of $20 million sterling in recompense for their lost property, though they retained the land. And Texas had already reached across the Atlantic for economic aid. The South Carolina...
  • Vanity: Why Does Deep State/MSM Want us to Hate Saudi Arabia?

    11/17/2018 1:16:54 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 82 replies
    VANITY
    Saudis have always run a brutal dictatorship. We needed the oil. They owned the Bushes. We looked the other way. Obama bowed before them literally. We look the other way with China, which is an even more brutal dictatorship (in terms of murdering their own citizens). Why is the CIA leaking stories to CNN about Jamal Khashoggi's murder? Why is the MSM running story after story about this to shape American popular opinion? I'm confused why they want me to care. Please fill me in on the real explanation. Thanks.