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  • Dems Mull Election Message [semi-satire]

    05/26/2018 1:43:40 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 May 2018 | John Semmens
    Democrats have yet to reach a consensus on what message might resonate most favorably with voters this Fall. Citing a poll finding that 60% of voters don't believe the Mueller probe has uncovered any crimes, Democratic strategist Jesse Ferguson suggested that "we need to focus our message on the successes of the investigation. Granted, there hasn't yet been any evidence of Russian collusion, but several people have been indicted for other crimes." Almost all of these "other crimes" involve lying to federal agents. The one seemingly significant crime not in this category is the charge that Paul Manafort engaged in...
  • Indentured Servitude and the Prison Industrial Complex

    Interesting lead up to the freedom in America. Why England really outlaws slavery before America.
  • The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

    05/11/2018 9:18:13 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 169 replies
    History.com ^ | 3 May 2018 | BECKY LITTLE
    Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving captive of the last slave ship to bring Africans to the United States. ... In fact, they are only now being released to the public in a book called Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” that comes out on May 8, 2018... he was only 19 years old when members of the neighboring Dahomian tribe captured him and took him to the coast. There, he and about 120 others were sold into slavery and crammed onto the...
  • Ex: Schneiderman called me his ‘brown slave,’ would slap me until I called him ‘Master’

    05/07/2018 6:02:35 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 84 replies
    State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called his Sri Lankan girlfriend his “brown slave” and wanted her to refer to him as “Master,” the woman says. Harvard-educated activist writer Tanya Selvaratnam told the New Yorker magazine that her yearlong affair with Schneiderman “was a fairytale that became a nightmare” — and quickly escalated into violence in the bedroom, even as he begged for threesomes. “Sometimes, he’d tell me to call him Master, and he’d slap me until I did,” Selvaratnam said. see also Ex-girlfriend says Schneiderman beat, choked her after night of drinking Ex-girlfriend says Schneiderman beat, choked her after night...
  • Proof Kanye West Was Right With ProBlacks Leaders Saying The Same Thing Slavery Was A Choice!

    05/04/2018 12:39:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    TNN News Raw2 ^ | May 2, 2018 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Proof Kanye West Was Right With ProBlacks Leaders Saying The Same Thing Slavery Was A Choice!
  • Alfie Evans' case shows that basic English rights are at risk

    05/01/2018 5:45:59 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1 May, 2018 | Noemie Emery
    "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" are the rights singled out by Thomas Jefferson as those most deserving the protection of government as he and his fellow founders sought to recover the ‘rights of Englishmen’ of which they felt they were being deprived. This makes it more than ironic that those rights no longer exist in the country of England, where two very young children no longer have life, after their parents had their liberty taken away and were deprived of the happiness that preserving their children’s lives had brought. Everyone knows that resources are finite and demands can...
  • Twitter Erupts After Kanye West Tweets About Republicans Freeing Slaves

    04/30/2018 10:45:46 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 105 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | April 30, 2018
    On Monday morning, Twitter erupted after Kanye West posted a screenshot of a text exchange he had with a friend about Abraham Lincoln. Twitter was set ablaze after Kanye West posted a screenshot of a text exchange he had with a friend named ‘Steve.’ “Abe Lincoln freed and protected the slaves and he was Republican,” Steve said to Kanye in a text message. “Republicans were the ones who helped black people; Democrats protected the rights of the slave owners of the south,” Steve continued. Kanye West replied, “I’m gonna tweet this” Steve responded with, “Those are facts”
  • Did you know this fact about slavery in America? (Dinesh D'Souza, 2 minute video)

    04/28/2018 9:05:05 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 96 replies
    Click here to => watch 2 minute video
  • Ft. Worth, Texas, Couple Charged with Forced Labor of Domestic Servant

    04/27/2018 7:29:12 AM PDT · by deport · 26 replies
    Department of Justice ^ | April 26, 2018 | Department of Justice
    Defendants compelled the unpaid domestic labor and services of a young, West African girl in their home for over 16 years until neighbors helped her escape Mohamed Toure, 57, and Denise Cros-Toure, 57, of Ft. Worth, Texas, appeared today in federal court in the Northern District of Texas on a criminal complaint charging them with forced labor, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas, and Special Agent in Charge Michael V. Perkins of the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service, Houston...
  • D.C. councilman defends Nazis after saying 'Jews control weather'

    04/21/2018 6:05:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 4/20/2018 | Art Moore
    Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. The D.C. council member’s visit to Washington’s Holocaust Museum was meant to be a “conciliatory” gesture to help repair relations after he sparked outrage for saying Jews control the weather. But Trayon White only compounded his problems when he defended Nazis during a guided tour of the museum Wednesday and then left early. D.C. Council member Trayon White White was at the museum viewing a 1935 photograph of a woman surrounded by Nazi soldiers with a sign hanging from her neck that read: “I am a German girl and allowed myself to be defiled by...
  • Texas eighth-graders told to list 'positive' aspects of slavery for history assignment

    04/20/2018 9:41:25 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 130 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 04/20/2018 | Matthew Martinez
    The lives of American slaves had both "positives," and "negatives." List them. That's what one San Antonio charter school homework assignment said. It was sent home with eighth-graders on Wednesday. "My wife picks [our son] up from school and as soon as they pull out of the parking lot, he showed her the assignment and was pretty distraught by having to perform such a classroom assignment," concerned parent Robert Livar told KABB. "Naturally my wife was upset, sent me the photo that went viral." ~snip~ On Thursday, the San Antonio charter school, Great Hearts, Monte Vista campus, issued an apology...
  • Revealed: Dream Democrat Agenda Includes Reparations

    04/19/2018 1:14:13 PM PDT · by detective · 55 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 19, 2018 | Brent Scher and Joe Schoffstall
    A wealthy Democratic donor club plotting the future of the liberal movement hopes to be fighting for reparations by 2022, according to a document obtained by the Washington Free Beacon from the Democracy Alliance's spring conference this week in Atlanta. The desire was stated in the invitation for a Monday reception during the annual spring gathering, which was attended by top Democratic Party officials such as DNC chairman Tom Perez, former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, and Reps. Raul Grijalva (Ariz.) and Mark Pocan (Wis.). The reception, "Way to Win: 2022 Victory Party," was presented as a look forward at what's...
  • "Terrorism" Turkish Style

    04/16/2018 3:23:59 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 8, 2018 at 5:00 am | Uzay Bulut
    "Erdoğan has cynically referred to these students as 'terrorists,' vowed to expel them from Boğaziçi University, and to deny them the right to study at any other university. We have heard this kind of verbal attack from Erdoğan before and it was followed by the detention of thousands of academics, journalists, artists, and human rights advocates." Ankara does nothing to prevent ISIS from selling Yazidi women and children in Turkey; allows unspecified numbers of people to use Turkish territory as a point of entrance into Syria and Iraq to join ISIS or other jihadist groups; hosts and aids Hamas,...
  • Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility

    04/16/2018 11:33:01 PM PDT · by familyop · 45 replies
    The New York Post ^ | April 16, 2018 | Ian Mohr
    Banking heir and cryptocurrency bigwig Matthew Mellon has died, a representative for his family said in a statement. Mellon, an early backer of global settlement network Ripple, was the ex-husband of Jimmy Choo guru Tamara Mellon and of designer Nicole Hanley, his second wife. A rep said in a statement: “Billionaire Matthew Mellon, 53, died suddenly in Cancun, Mexico, where he was attending a drug rehabilitation facility. Mellon made his fortune in cryptocurrency, turning a $2 million investment into $1 billion. He is survived by his three children, Force, Olympia and Minty. The family asks that their privacy be respected...
  • President Trump signs H.R. 1865...to Fight Online Sex Trafficking [IGNORED BY MEDIA!]

    04/14/2018 4:41:32 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    the you tube ^ | 4/11/18
    President Trump signs H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017. April 11, 2018. President Trump signs bill to combat online sex trafficking....which makes it a Federal crime to own, manage, or operate a website with the intent to promote or facilitate prostitution. H.R. 1865, the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017,” which makes it a Federal crime to own, manage, or operate a website with the intent to promote or facilitate prostitution.
  • Why 60 Minutes aired photos of lynchings in report by Oprah

    04/09/2018 10:59:58 AM PDT · by MacNaughton · 64 replies
    CBS 60 Minutes ^ | 4/08/2018 | Brit Farmer
    Wes Johnson was about 18 years old when he was murdered in a cotton field in southern Alabama. It was 1937, and according to newspaper reports at the time, a mob of men had dragged him from his jail cell before he could stand trial for the charge against him: assaulting a white woman. Today, only one photograph is known to exist of Johnson, a single picture to preserve his image for posterity—his lifeless body hanging from a tree. Bryan Stevenson wants to honor the legacy of Johnson, and thousands like him, with a new memorial for victims of lynching...
  • FRistory: What If In History ...

    04/08/2018 7:30:03 AM PDT · by Eagles Field · 106 replies
    4-8-18 | Eagles Field
    It’s 1864, The South has won the Civil War. How does this change the pages of history?
  • Attorney general probes nonprofit associated with NXIVM

    03/28/2018 9:41:35 AM PDT · by ptsal · 18 replies
    The state attorney general's office is investigating a nonprofit foundation associated with the NXIVM corporation that allegedly sponsored brain-activity and other human behavioral studies without any apparent oversight, according to court records. The nonprofit Ethical Science Foundation was formed in 2007 by Clare W. Bronfman, an heiress of the Seagram Co. business empire who has described herself as the operations director of NXIVM. Bronfman, who owns a horse farm in Delanson, is listed in public records as the trustee and donor of the Ethical Science Foundation. At the request of the attorney general's office, a state Supreme Court justice recently...
  • Maxine Waters promises 'reparations' if Dems take over in 2020

    03/27/2018 11:29:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 122 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/05/2018 | Rick Moran
    How radical can the Democrats get if they take over the government again? What used to be an extreme position - reparations to black people for slavery - is now entering the mainstream of Democratic party thought and could become a reality once the Democrats regain power. Reparations have been mentioned since the end of slavery, but in recent years, it has been elevated to a serious issue by liberal Democrats. Rep. Maxine "Mad Max" Waters, appears to want to make it a cornerstone of a run for the presidency in 2020. WATERS: “He’s a bully — he has...
  • Don't Condemn South Africa to Death...

    ‎Elsabe Hausauer‎ to Americans Against White Genocide in South Africa 23 hrs · Halliday, ND, United States · … Here is some good hard history of South Africa written by internationally recognized, multiple award winning Ph.D Defense & Aerospace physicist Dr Harry Booyens. If any liberal American/Australian is going to tell me one more time that we got what we deserve I seriously will lose all hope in the intelligence of humans!!!! The Europeans and Arabs all took slaves from Africa from as far south as Mozambique on the east coast, and as far south as Angola on the West...