Mr. Vice-President where is your outrage?
Richmond’s school board has just changed the name of its J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School to Barack H. Obama Elementary.
THEN THERE IS THIS POLL
The south-wide poll inspired by a trend in schools looking to ditch their association with general Robert E. Lee has declared Bruce Lee as the greatest Lee of all.
Schools can save a lot of money if they can retain the name “Lee High School,” or “Lee Elementary, etc. They can save their signage, uniforms, etc. Simply decalre that the “Lee” school is named after a different Lee, say Bruce Lee instead of Robert E.
LEFTIST OBTAIN PERMIT TO BLOCK FLAG RAISING
For three years in a row the South Carolina Secessionist Party has raised the Flag again on a temporary flag pole on the spot where it previously flew before being removed by Nikki Haley in 2015. The rally has occurred every year on the anniversary of its 2015 removal from the capitol grounds.
But this summer, the Flag may not be flying again in front of the State House’s north steps, because someone else has the space booked.
The Columbia group Showing Up for Racial Justice has reserved the north lawn of the State House – facing Gervais Street and including the Confederate soldiers monument – on July 10, the fourth anniversary of the battle flag’s removal from the monument area, permits show.
This was done to prevent any event in support of the Flag in that area.
We have reached out to subscribers in South Carolina who have told us that they have obtained permits to raise the Flag on an alternate date.
ILLINOIS CANCELS REENACTMENT – LIES ABOUT THE REASON
“Public safety concerns” are the official reason claimed for the cancellation of Lake County Civil War reenactment
“After consulting with local and state law enforcement agencies, we made the decision to cancel the event due to public safety concerns,” Ty Kovach, Lake County Forest Preserves executive director, said in a statement. “Our number one concern is the safety of participating Lake County residents and visitors, reenactors and vendors, as well as our staff and volunteers operating the event. They are our top priority.”
The event was scheduled for July 13 and 14 at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.
Now for the REAL reason the event was cancelled. On June 10, a cancellation notice was posted on the forest preserves website. At a board meeting the next day the director upheld the cancellation due to his “concerns”
Wayne Carle is on the planning committee for Civil War Days and is part of the 1st Illinois Battalion, which has close to 100 members who were planning on attending the event. He said Monday he was not happy with the event’s cancellation. “I’m sad and disappointed with the way things were done,” he said. “It’s turned into a political mess.”
NON-HERITAGE NEWS AFFECTING THE SOUTHLAND:
A Cracker Barrel in Cleveland, Tennessee, refused to host Knox County Sheriff’s Office Detective Grayson Fritts and his Baptist church group, citing the restaurant chain’s zero-tolerance policy for “discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort.”
Fritts and the members of All Scripture Baptist Church were kicked out of Cracker Barrel on June 29.
Cracker Barrel said “we disagree strongly with their statements of hate and divisiveness,” the Tennessee-based national restaurant chain said in a statement posted to Twitter Tuesday. “We serve everyone who walks through our doors with genuine hospitality, not hate, and require all guests to do the same,” the restaurant said.
In early June, Fritts made news when he was disciplined by the Sheriff’s department when the county became aware of a series of recorded sermons in which he declared sodomy to be sin.
Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler said Fritts would not be fired for his comments citing a fear of lawsuits. But Fritts remains on paid sick leave with the county sheriff’s office until he collects his buyout in July.
THE FIELD GROWS
Former congressman Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat to join the presidential race.
In a surprise announcement on Sunday, the former Pennsylvania congressman officially threw in his bid for the 2020 presidential run. He last ran for a Senate seat in 2010 and 2016.
AMERICAN FREE PRESS REPORTS
Senators on the intelligence committee were recently given a detailed briefing by the Navy on a series of encounters between U.S. Navy planes and unidentified aircraft, or UFOs. A spokes- woman for Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Commit- tee, confirmed the briefing to reporters, saying, “If naval pilots are running into unexplained in- terference in the air, that’s a safety concern Sen. Warner believes we need to get to the bottom of.” Earlier this year, the Navy revealed there have been reported sightings of UFOs hovering above top-secret military bases and flying near aircraft. The sightings came over the course of 2014 and 2015 and were reported to the Pentagon and Congress.
Rep. Dan Lipinski, a pro-life Democrat, was told by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Cheri Bustos that there would be no fundraiser for Lipinski solely because of his disapproval of abortion.
LAND OF LINCOLN LEGALIZES TOKING
Illinois officially becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana
On Tuesday, Governor JB Pritzker signed a bill into law which legalizes the use of recreational marijuana in the state of Illinois. The bill, which will take effect on January 1, will also “clear the cannibis-related records of nonviolent offenders.”
WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCES
Stephanie Grisham will be the new White House press secretary. Grisham, who is Melania Trump’s communications director, will replace outgoing Sarah Sanders.
Employees of the furniture retailer petitioned for the company to stop selling beds to a government contractor managing migrant camps at the southern border. The company responded saying, “it is standard practice to fulfill orders for all customers and we believe it is our business to sell to any customer who is acting within the laws of the countries within which we operate.”
It seems liberals prefer to make kids sleep on the floor than in a bed.
The Reparations Scam De Jour
by Al Benson, Jr.
Al Benson, Jr., is the Editor of the Copperhead Chronicle. In addition to writing for Southern Patriot and other publications, he is a member of the Confederate Society of America and the League of the South.
The reparations scam is like the proverbial bad penny-it keeps on coming back and back and back. And now we have a batch of Demoncrat congresspersons that want to try to foist it upon us yet again.
Do you think they know it’s a scam? Of course they do. They are trying to shaft the public, particularly the white public and they hope we are too stupid to realize that. Well, some are and some aren’t. The ones that are will just go along with it in the name of “racial equality” (which really has nothing to do with it) and the ones that aren’t will just be labeled as “racists” by the mainstream media. They think that labeling us all racists will automatically shut us up. It won’t, but in their omniscient wisdom they haven’t quite figured that out yet.
One of the sponsors of this pernicious legislation is Rep. Jerrold Nadler from New York. That fact alone should tell you that this bill has to be a project of the far left in the Demoncrat Party (although you have to wonder if there’s anything other than the far left amongst the Democrats anymore. Any Democrat who is not part of the far left is probably in hiding!
So this bill is supposed to create a commission to study slavery in the US all the way back to 1565 through the end of the War of Northern Aggression. Anyone want to bet that most of their main effort will cover the years from 1860-65 in the South? I didn’t think so.
So supposedly this commission will study the whole slavery banana. I hope that means they will take account of all the slavery that went on in the Northern states up until around 1830 or so-states like Massachusetts, Rhode Island. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and wherever else up there that slavery existed. It will be interesting to see how this commission goes about finding the descendants of slaves in Massachusetts in 1800. I could be wrong, but I’d bet they will end up deciding that is a non-starter and they will go to concentrating on slavery in the South after 1860.
Mitch McConnell in the Senate will supposedly ignore this bill. We’ll see. It’s easy to see how some of these elastic congresspersons end up getting “persuaded” to change their minds at the midnight hour.
Just so you all realize it, any reparations bill that ends up getting passed will be a bill that redistributes your wealth to some other group for a situation that, in our day, neither you nor they had any part in. Like so much legislation that gets passed in our day, it is little more than legalized theft.
I’ve asked these questions before, but I will ask them again because I have never heard a satisfactory answer to them. Will descendants of black slave owners have to pay reparations also?
What about people whose ancestors were not here during the slave days? Will they have to pay too, and if so, why? And please don’t tell me they also benefitted from slavery too. That’s a croc and we both know it. And what about whites that were slaves in this country? There were some-and we are not talking indentured servants here we are talking slaves. Do their descendants get reparations too? Bet they don’t. Bet they are not even mentioned or considered. And what about American Indians that were slaves-particularly in the North? Do their descendants get reparations? Bet they don’t!
If I had a suspicious mind, I might be tempted to think a reparations bill being introduced at this time might just be a crude Demoncrat attempt at buying the black vote for the 2020 election. Of course we all realize such would never happen-would it? Next question!
Discerning black folks need to be aware of smiling Demoncrat legislators bearing reparations gifts that leave lots of unanswered questions.
WAR WITH IRAN WILL BECOME TRUMPS WAR!
by Dr. Pat Buchanan
Pat Buchanan is a columnist who worked in the White House as a speech writer for Presidents Nixon and Reagan.
“Who wants a U.S. war with Iran? Primarily the same people who goaded us into wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen, and who oppose every effort of Trump’s to extricate us from those wars…”
President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran.
Such a war, no matter how long, would be fought in and around the Persian Gulf, through which a third of the world’s seaborne oil travels. It could trigger a worldwide recession and imperil Trump’s reelection.
It would widen the “forever war,” which Trump said he would end, to a nation of 80 million people, three times as large as Iraq. It would become the defining issue of his presidency, as the Iraq War became the defining issue of George W. Bush’s presidency.
And if war comes now, it would be known as “Trump’s War.”
For it was Trump who pulled us out of the Iran nuclear deal, though, according to U.N. inspectors and the other signatories – Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China – Tehran was complying with its terms.
Trump’s repudiation of the treaty was followed by his reimposition of sanctions and a policy of maximum pressure. This was followed by the designation of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a “terrorist” organization.
Then came the threats of U.S. secondary sanctions on nations, some of them friends and allies, that continued to buy oil from Iran.
U.S. policy has been to squeeze Iran’s economy until the regime buckles to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s 12 demands, including an end to Tehran’s support of its allies in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen.
Sunday, Pompeo said Iran was behind the attacks on the tankers in the Gulf of Oman and that Tehran instigated an attack that injured four U.S. soldiers in Kabul though the Taliban claimed responsibility.
The war hawks are back.
“This unprovoked attack on commercial shipping warrants retaliatory military strikes,” said Senator Tom Cotton on Sunday.
But as Trump does not want war with Iran, Iran does not want war with us. Tehran has denied any role in the tanker attacks, helped put out the fire on one tanker, and accused its enemies of “false flag” attacks to instigate a war.
If the Revolutionary Guard, which answers to the ayatollah, did attach explosives to the hull of the tankers, it was most likely to send a direct message: If our exports are halted by U.S. sanctions, the oil exports of the Saudis and Gulf Arabs can be made to experience similar problems.
Yet if the president and the ayatollah do not want war, who does?
Not the Germans or Japanese, both of whom are asking for more proof that Iran instigated the tanker attacks. Japan’s prime minster was meeting with the ayatollah when the attacks occurred, and one of the tankers was a Japanese vessel.
Writing in The Wall Street Journal Monday were Ray Takeyh and Reuel Marc Gerecht, a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a neocon nest funded by Paul Singer and Sheldon Adelson.
In a piece titled, “America Can Face Down a Fragile Iran,” the pair make the case that Trump should squeeze the Iranian regime relentlessly and not fear a military clash, and a war with Iran would be a cakewalk.
“Iran is in no shape for a prolonged confrontation with the U.S. The regime is in a politically precarious position. The sullen Iranian middle class has given up on the possibility of reform or prosperity. The lower classes, once tethered to the regime by the expansive welfare state, have also grown disloyal. The intelligentsia no longer believes that faith and freedom can be harmonized. And the youth have become the regime’s most unrelenting critics.
“Iran’s fragile theocracy can’t absorb a massive external shock. That’s why Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has, for the most part, adhered to the JCPOA (the nuclear pact) and why he is likely angling for negotiation over confrontation with the Great Satan.”
This depiction of Iran’s political crisis and economic decline invites a question: If the Tehran regime is so fragile and the Iranian people are so alienated, why not avoid a war and wait for the regime’s collapse?
Trump seems to have several options:
-Negotiate with the Tehran regime for some tolerable detente.
-Refuse to negotiate and await the regime’s collapse, in which case the president must be prepared for Iranian actions that raise the cost of choking that nation to death.
-Strike militarily, as Cotton urges, and accept the war that follows, if Iran chooses to fight rather than be humiliated and capitulate to Pompeo’s demands.
One recalls: Saddam Hussein accepted war with the United States in 1991 rather than yield to Bush I’s demand he get his army out of Kuwait.
Who wants a U.S. war with Iran?
Primarily the same people who goaded us into wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen, and who oppose every effort of Trump’s to extricate us from those wars.
Should they succeed in Iran, it is hard to see how we will ever be able to extricate our country from this blood-soaked region that holds no vital strategic interest save oil, and America, thanks to fracking, has become independent of that.
FROM THE EDITOR
Dr. Ed is a pastor, author, public speaker, radio personality, lobbyist, re-enactor, and the Director of Dixie Heritage.
Having grown up in and around Indiana I simply do not know how I missed this. But in the heart of Indianapolis’s Monument Circle a woman is trampling on the Confederate Battle Flag.
Now that I see it, it’s a shocking sight.
Indiana is a fine state that drips Midwestern blandness; it’s Alabama without accents or hills. Not to mention more of Indiana’s boys went to Kentucky to join the Confederacy than stayed to enlist or be drafted by the Union.
Back to the monument, designed by a German architect and finished in 1902, the Soldiers & Sailors Monument today is Indiana’s official memorial to its war veterans through the early 20th century. It was, and still is, a sobering celebration of “America’s” victory in what the monument calls the “War For The Union.”
The monument stands 284 feet, 16 inches high. Reaching the top requires climbing 330 steps or taking the elevator that only occasionally works. (Birmingham’s Vulcan, statue and base, is just 179 feet high.)
Lady Victory rises in bronze from the top. Sculptures on the monument’s four sides are themed – “War,” “Peace,” “The Dying Soldier,” “The Homefront” – with depictions of battles, suffering, gallantry and defeat.
On “War,” a goddess stands between soldiers during battle. Her right arm is skyward. Her hand carries a torch. Underneath her feet is a fallen Confederate Battle Flag, a dead soldier draping it.
This may very well be the ONLY monument with a Confederate Flag on it in our entire country that the Marxists are not demanding be removed.
Do we have any subscribers in Indiana? If so, please contact me! We will help you to cry aloud against this marble abomination that pollutes your State’s capitol.
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