Culture War
Many from both the right and the left bemoan the state of the American culture today. Whether it is the lack of positive images in TV, movies, music, politicians, sports figures, police in schools and more, freedom and morality are discussed as being in conflict with each other. Benjamin Franklin once wrote on the subject: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need for masters." This should ring true to you today as we debate not only our eroding culture, but the role of government in our lives. Are culture and the need for more government control more connected than we realize?

American destruction underway, a continuing list

8/11/20
from The Gray Area:
6/22/20: updated 8/11/20
Jacobin 2020. Think the French Revolution. France's attempt at copying the American Revolution, but it went terribly wrong. Ended up in the tyranny of Napoleon. Is that what we are watching evolve before our eyes in 2020? The destruction of the American Revolution in favor of (French) 'tbd' tyranny? A few quotes from the 'protests': "I'm not here to peacefully protest. I'm here to disrupt until my demands are met. You cannot rebuild until you break it al the way down. Respond to the demands of the people or prepare to e met with any mean necessary." - Jaiden Grayson, BLM.Antifa leader of the Seattle autonomous zone known as CHOP. Andy Ngo video, 6/17/20 "We heard you. You're right. We agree with you, protestors ... You won. You won! You accomplished your goal." - Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), ordering all 500 NY police forces to be 'redesigned' to satisfy 'communities' or lose state funding. NBC News, 6/13/20 "Yes, we mean literally abolish the police." - NYT op-ed, 6/12/20 Below is a list of history, art and other staples of American culture that are being destroyed before our eyes. This was also done during the French Revolution. Then replaced with new history, sculpture and art to match the tyrannical leadership's new found priorities. And we just sit and watch! Try to read through this list and not scratch you head or hit yourself in the forehead with astonishment at just how crazy this all is. Will we continue to watch until America is all gone? We will continue to add to this list, unfortunately, for as long as necessary, or as long as the protesting 'cancel culture' allows. Food -Land O Lakes -Eskimo Pie -Uncle Ben's Rice -Aunt Jemima -GOYA Foods boycott after CEO praises Trump Brands -Dixie Chicks change their name to just The Chicks -Lady Antebellum changed their name to Lady A -Jeep - Cherokee, Comanche, Mojave brands under attack, considered problematic. And by the way, Gladiator too. They were slaves. -Mastercard Changes Name To Equalitycard. This is a joke, but did you think it was real for a moment? -Amazon gets the guillotine. thought i was crazy using the French Revolution comparison didn't you. -Washington’s NFL team drops ‘Redskins’ name after 87 years -Cleveland Indians announce plans to consider name change -Texas Rangers team name must change -Here are seven institutions that many people may not know are linked to slavery:
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • Yale University
  • CSX Transportation
  • Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
  • Wall Street
  • The White House & The US Capitol
  • George Washington
-Masters golf tournament should change its name! (again you can't make this stuff up.) Statues & Art -Teddy Roosevelt -George Washington -Thomas Jefferson -Francis Scott Key -Caesar Rodney -Christopher Columbus -US Grant, who fought for racial justice -Robert E Lee -Abraham Lincoln statue in Boston to come down says Boston mayor -Wisconsin college students demand Lincoln statue be torn down because while he was ‘anti-slavery,’ he wasn’t ‘pro-black’ -Winston Churchill -Jefferson Davis -Edward Colston statue in UK -Mohandas Gandhi -Threats by BLM to destroy the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial -Upheaval over race reached Met -Texas Rangers statue must go -Albert Pike statue in Washington DC -Murals & stained glass windows of white Jesus & his European mother -Mount Rushmore glorifying white supremacy and Native American protests are planned for July 4th! I wish this was made up, but sadly, it is not. -The creator of Mount Rushmore’s forgotten ties to white supremacy -San Diego Museum of Man Announces Inclusive Name Change- Museum of Us TV/Movies -Gone With The Wind -Paw Patrol -Elmer Fudd & Yosemite Sam -10 Problematic Films That Could Use Warning Labels (remember this when Hollywood defends a 'problematic' film as artistic freedom) -Proposal to rename John Wayne Airport because of statements he supposedly made -The Simpsons will no longer have white actors voicing non-white characters. That makes sense in any era. But, it just adds to the list now. Books -The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Schools -Princeton to rename its 'Woodrow Wilson' Public Policy School, due to President Wilson's racist thinking and policies -White Fragility to be taught in schools -L.A. Teachers Union: Schools Can’t Reopen Unless Charter Schools Shut Down, Police Defunded -Georgetown student association condemns Conservative -Trying to remove Young Conservatives Chapter from UNT -George Washington University to consider shedding controversial Colonials moniker -Cancel Culture Victim Mike Adams’ Death Ruled Suicide Firings -Fender, the guitar company, fired a luthier after he retweeted a (tasteless) joke -The editors of Variety and Bon Appétit both lost their jobs after writing pieces in support of the recent protests and having their efforts judged insufficiently committed, i.e., for being the first people to stop clapping after Stalin’s speech. -The Kansas City Chiefs’ mascot was a crime against humanity. -An aide to the mayor of Washington was chased out of his job for describing a budget as “niggardly,” -NYTimes editor James Bennett forced to resign for Cotton Op-ed -Philadelphia Inquirer editor Stan Wischnowski fired for loss of buildings headline -Students, Faculty Target Professor for Writing Honest History of Black Lives Matter -University of Massachusetts Nursing Dean Fired After Saying “Everyone’s Life Matters” -Sen. Scott Jensen, MN, says he's under investigation by state medical board for COVID remarks. -The online mob came for Harald Uhlig,a University of Chicago professor and head of the Journal of Political Economy. What terrible thing had he done? -50% of "strong liberals" would support business leaders being fired for making campaign contributions to President Trump. -the far left is even going after their own, Pelosi under attack fro the far left for her corporate connections -Cancel Culture Victim Mike Adams’ Death Ruled Suicide -NPR Weatherman Fired for Accurately Describing Dystopian Seattle Churches & faith based -St. Junipero Serra statue in SF is torn down. Archbishop Cordileone offers exorcism prayers  -Florida man lights Catholic Church on fire with parishioners inside -Statues of Mary Vandalized in Weekend of Catholic Church Attacks -Statue of Virgin Mary beheaded at Tennessee parish -Jesus statue vandalized at Calgary church -Satanic symbol painted at church in parish where Knights of Columbus began -Church members searching for answers after statue of Jesus Christ is decapitated -Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches States -Rhode Island to change name -Mississippi State flag -Mississippi Senate votes to change state flag Media -Oops! The family that owns the New York Times were slaveholders: Goodwin. (I guess BLM doesn't care.) Miscellaneous -Uncle Sam billboard in Washington -changing names of US military bases -Princeton subjected a professor to a hate-speech inquisition for using the word “spooks” to refer to ghosts. -Oklahoma State football coach Gundy forced to apologize for wearing an OAN t-shirt -Drew Brees forced to apologize for supporting the flag and the national anthem -'Master' Bedroom is racist and should be eliminated in real Estate language. This is real. Can't make this stuff up. -Woman Shot And Killed After Group Says ‘All Lives Matter’ -John Wayne Exhibit to Be Pulled from USC Amid Student Protests -Scrabble bans bigoted words -Sleep Is Systemically Racist -"There is only one race, the human race," is a "racist microaggression." (University of California list of microaggressions.) -Four racist words and phrases that should be banished from the English language: Peanut gallery, Eenie meenie miney moe, Gyp, No can do. -Dress codes are open to dispute (except for mask wearing i guess?) -St. Louis couple charged for pulling, waving guns at protest -Oops! Liberal, progressive — and racist? The Sierra Club faces its white-supremacist history. -L.A. Mayor Threatens To Cut Off Electricity & Water to Private Homes Hosting Parties -New York City to start check points into the city   This leaves out all the daily censorship on social media! FIGHTING BACK against the mob! -Militia descend on Gettysburg to fight threat of violence and destruction of the battlefield memorial -Under pressure, but, the Chicago Blackhawks refuse to change their name -Loeffler sent a letter to WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, asking her to forget about the plans for players to wear warmup jerseys with “Black Lives Matter” and “Say Her Name.” Instead, she asked for all uniforms and apparel to have the American flag on it. -This 'cancel culture' is so nuts, even the crazies on the left are 'fighting back'. -Trump says Goya boycott backfired: ‘People are buying like crazy!’ -backlash against Goya CEO: 'He's giving people courage' to stand up to the mob -Black Lives Matter Murals Are Being Defaced In Cities Throughout The Country -“Back the Blue” rallies in support of embattled police officers are spreading throughout the nation. -Baby Lives Matter mural lasts less than ten hours - Backing the Blue: - Oklahoma - NYC -Police groups want to paint a 'Blue Lives Matter' street mural in New York City, too -As Confederate monuments tumble, die-hards are erecting replacements -Trader Joe's takes a stand! -NPR Weatherman Fired for Accurately Describing Dystopian Seattle -Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches More From a new book by Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch, coming in October:


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