If the Klu Klux Klan (KKK) still actively exists, their members must be exuberant about passage of Senate Bill 475, the "Juneteenth National Independence Day Act," approved 415-14 by the House of Representatives after unanimous consent in the Senate. Juneteenth (June 19) is old news. Congress has voted annually to recognize the day when slaves … Continue reading Juneteenth holiday doesn’t celebrate ending slavery, and ignores the true commemoration
A quote from a current candidate for the United States Presidency: As I speak, I am going to ask the white Americans in the room to please repeat after me. On behalf of myself and on behalf of my country, to you and all African Americans, from the beginning of our nation’s history, in honor … Continue reading When one of our Presidential candidates decides to apologize for being a “white” Jew, not a “black” Jew, America is in trouble
Rich or poor, religious or not, every leader of every Southern state in 1860 opposed tariffs and embraced slavery. In the North, where there was no slavery, everyone favored tariffs to protect both American industry and wage earners from unfair foreign competition. Today, Paul Ryan, Cato Institute or Heritage Foundation invariably promote cutting Social Security, … Continue reading CNN, Paul Ryan, Cato, NY Times, Paul Krugman, Heritage – one establishment voice against tariffs
The controversies over U.S. Civil War statues of Confederate leaders and plans to refashion the Jefferson and Washington memorials to reflect ownership of slaves, remind me of how soon some folks forget and how some never do. 18th century New England, for example, had tens of thousands of slaves - nearly all American Indians, yet … Continue reading Iran hates Jews. Germans killed millions of Jews. Surely this is the business agreement made in Hell.