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  • Gay Multimillionaire Buys ‘The Best-Looking Baby In The World’ From A Surrogate

    10/16/2020 9:13:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 16, 2020 | Libby Emmens
    No country should allow the sale of children or the intentional creation of orphans, which, make no mistake, is exactly what is happening with surrogacy. A British man living in the United States who has recently begun a romantic relationship with his daughter’s ex-boyfriend bought a baby and is being praised by media for it. Barrie Drewitt-Barlow paid about $100,000 for his new daughter, Valentina Willow. He is most proud of the baby girl’s looks.“Every parent thinks their baby is the best-looking baby in the world, but the truth is Valentina Willow is the best-looking baby in the world,” Drewitt-Barlow...
  • Thomas Sowell DEBUNKS the Legacy of Slavery Argument

    10/15/2020 3:22:22 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 10 replies
    You tube ^ | Oct 14th 2020 | Thomas Sowell
    In this video Thomas Sowell quashes the legacy of slavery argument that liberals use to explain disparities between blacks and whites in the United States.
  • Denver shooting victim identified as pro-cop vet, shot in front of son: family

    10/11/2020 7:44:37 PM PDT · by familyop · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 11, 2020 | Peter Aitken
    Lee Keltner was identified by his mother, Carol,... “My son Lee was at the patriot rally today in Denver,” she wrote to the group. “After the rally a person on the BLM and Antifa side went up to him said a few nasty words then shot him in the head. He was murdered because he backed the police.” “His 24-year-old son was with him. I moved to Arkansas because Colorado got too expensive and liberal,” she added. “The left has gotten out of hand.”
  • Welcome to Bergeron! (Article based on Harrison Bergeron" short story by Kurt Vonnegut)

    10/10/2020 5:49:17 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    Eric Peters Autos ^ | 10-6-20 | Eric Peters
    America is becoming Bergeron – a new country based on the principles laid out in Kurt Vonnegut’s depressingly prescient short story, Harrison Bergeron. It is a country in which – as in the book – you may not act if anyone of lesser strength or ability or drive cannot act at the same level. You must accommodate yourself to their level. Everything is leveled – ever downward. Decades before the locking-down of the healthy population to protect the unhealthy portion of the population, it became common practice – in government schools – to limit the progression of instruction of the...
  • Three Cheers for 'Land of Hope': An American history textbook that you want your kids to learn from.

    10/04/2020 8:42:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/04/2020 | Bruce Bawer
    We are living through a year when the consequences of more than a generation of poor parenting and terrible education can be observed, in all their odiousness, in the streets of American cities. The young rioters, vandals, bullies, thugs, arsonists, and statue-topplers who pose as anti-fascists and racial-justice warriors do not just hate Confederate Civil War generals and certain specific institutions that, after sober and informed consideration, they have judged to be ethically inexcusable; they hate our country itself, and they hate its history, every bit of it, although they actually know next to nothing about either the country...
  • A Zek Remembers Stalin’s Camps

    10/04/2020 5:23:32 PM PDT · by robowombat · 42 replies
    Tablet ^ | SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 | TIMOTHY SNYDER
    Long but fascinating. This is what the left really wants to do with those who don't share its vision of a 'radiant future'. A Zek Remembers StalinÂ’s Camps A new foreword to Julius MargolinÂ’s stunning, recovered memoir of the gulag TIMOTHY SNYDER SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 Wikipedia Political prisoners eating lunch in the Intalag coal mineWIKIPEDIA We speak of memory, but memory is empty without witness. It is too much to expect that all who suffer speak. Yet without witness, memory devolves into propaganda that serves the moment. Julius Margolin asks whether the real Russia is the one that celebrates victory...
  • California, Which Entered U.S. as Free State in 1850, to Study ‘Reparations’ for Slavery

    10/01/2020 6:46:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/30/2020 | Joel B Pollak
    The State of California will study reparations to black Americans, thanks to a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. AB 3121 will create a nine-member “Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans, with a Special Consideration for African Americans Who are Descendants of Persons Enslaved in the United States,” according to the text of the bill.
  • California task force will consider paying reparations for slavery

    09/30/2020 6:30:19 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/30/20 56 mins ago | Louis Casiano
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill Wednesday that will establish a task force to study and develop proposals for paying reparations to the descendants of enslaved Black people. Assembly Bill 3121 calls for a nine-member body to make recommendations on what type of compensation, if any, should be awarded and who should be eligible. In addition, the group can recommend to the state Legislature how California can offer a formal apology "for the perpetration of gross human rights violations and crimes against humanity on African slaves and their descendants" and the elimination of state laws that disproportionately...
  • California task force will consider paying reparations for slavery

    09/30/2020 2:44:25 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 85 replies
    SACRAMENTO — With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature, California became the first state government in the country on Wednesday to adopt a law to study and develop proposals for potential reparations to descendants of enslaved people and those impacted by slavery. Newsom said the new law and bipartisan support for its passage is proving “a paradigm that we hope will be resonant all across the United States.” In a year of national protests against racial injustice, state lawmakers approved Assembly Bill 3121 to force the state to begin to confront its racist history and systemic disparities that persist today. Although California...
  • End Human Slavery, Worldwide

    09/27/2020 1:48:14 PM PDT · by Great Awakening · 16 replies
    Earth United Global ^ | September 7, 2020 | Jessie Perez Casanova
    . No More Government Enslavement, Earth Is Uniting In A World Wide Revolution .
  • Joe Biden misreads teleprompter and says he 'Got To The Senate 180 Years Ago'

    09/26/2020 7:40:03 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 46 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 26, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    77-year-old Joe Biden misread his teleprompter on Saturday during a virtual event. Biden said he got to the Senate “180 years ago.” That explains a lot.
  • Coffee, A Story of Two Beans

    09/25/2020 9:23:20 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 11 replies
    The American Council on Science and Health ^ | 09/16/20 | Chuck Dinerstein
    Bad Beans Coffee initially came from Ethiopia, through Yemen’s port of Mocha, an area under the control of the Ottoman Empire. As the demand for coffee in Europe increased, so did the price levied by the Ottomans. The Dutch East India company saw a business opportunity, planting and then importing coffee from their holdings in Java, as well as Ceylon. Within a nine-year period, imports had shifted so that 90% of coffee now came from their holdings. And while coffee proved to be a lucrative import for them, it was not the case for the farmers who received little of...
  • Language and Thought

    09/23/2020 5:07:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | September 23, 2020 | Walter E. Williams
    Seventeenth-century poet and intellect John Milton predicted, "When language in common use in any country becomes irregular and depraved, it is followed by their ruin and degradation." Gore Vidal, his 20th-century intellectual successor, elaborated saying: "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate." Sloppy language permits people to get away with speaking and doing all manner of destructive nonsense without being challenged. Let's look at the concept of "white privilege," the notion that white people have benefited in American history relative to, and at the expense of, "people of color." It...
  • Harris Criticizes Biden [semi-satire]

    09/15/2020 3:37:25 PM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 September 2020 | John Semmens
    A photo that appeared in CNN's "Fight for the White House: Joe Biden's Long Journey," showed Biden and his son at a Redskins' football game during the 1970s. His vice-presidential running mate sought to distance herself from what she called "an extremely upsetting demonstration of racial insensitivity on so many levels." "First, there is the egregious exploitation of Native Americans," Harris charged. "Using these noble savages as a team 'mascot' insults their culture. I am shocked that Joe would be a fan of this team and that he would expose his young son to such filth. It is no wonder...
  • Southern Baptist Convention leaders dropping 'Southern' from name over slavery connection

    09/15/2020 9:26:17 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09 15 2020 | Celine Castronuovo
    Leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are steadily removing the “Southern” part of their name in an effort that Convention President J.D. Greear said is essential following a summer of Black Lives Matter protests and increased calls for racial justice reform. In an interview with The Washington Post published Tuesday, Greear said there has been more support to adopt the new name “Great Commission Baptists,” both because of the changing climate in the U.S. and because many have long believed the “Southern Baptist” title no longer adequately encompasses the approximately 50,000 churches that now exist around the globe. “Our Lord...
  • What if White Americans had been sold as slaves to Africa?

    09/09/2020 10:06:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/09/2020 | Michael Brown
    What if the roles had been reversed? What if it was White Americans who were sold into slavery in Africa? What if it was Whites who, to this day, many decades after their emancipation, had lower family incomes, diminished educational opportunities, and higher crime rates than the Black majority? How would we, as White Africans, view this? Jewish historian Eli Faber, in his book 'Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade: Setting the Record Straight', which demolishes the lies of the Nation of Islam about the allegedly dominant role of Jews in the slave trade, paints a powerful picture of the...
  • George Washington the Abolitionist

    09/05/2020 10:26:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | September5, 2020 | Stephen Smoot
    In historiography, one learns that historians take facts and evidence to create interpretations of why events happened. The “what” is important, but the “why” serves as history’s lessons. The worst sin a professional historian can commit lies in holding a person, place, or event’s historical period against them. Marcus Aurelius, for example, served as Rome’s finest emperor. Through his wise and restrained government, Rome knew peace, prosperity, and security that it rarely saw again after his death. Christian civilizations have dutifully honored Marcus Aurelius in historical works and statues, choosing to overlook his zeal in persecuting faithful followers of Jesus...
  • "Blacks Never Treated as Fully Human" [semi-satire]

    08/31/2020 1:05:55 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 August 2020 | John Semmens
    Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif) used the shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer while he was resisting arrest to bolster her charge that "black lives have never been treated as fully human in America. It is yet another instance of an innocent black man being victimized by police brutality and another reason why voters need to elect Joe Biden and me to bring an end to this sorry history." President Trump lost no time in challenging Harris' notion that blacks would be better off under a Biden Administration. "In the last three years, my Administration...
  • California to Set Up Task Force to Examine Slavery Reparations

    08/31/2020 6:54:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 08/31/2020
    The California Assembly will vote before Monday on a state Senate bill that creates a task force to look at the question of slavery reparations. The measure passed the state Senate in a bipartisan vote. The radical left is getting ready for a Biden presidency and a Democratic Party takeover of the U.S. House and Senate by laying the groundwork for their agenda at the state level. Slavery reparations will be close to the top of the radical’s wish list if Biden wins.Associated Press: “Let’s be clear: Chattel slavery, both in California and across our nation, birthed a legacy of...
  • If The Founders Didn’t Compromise On Slavery, The Constitution And United States Wouldn’t Exist

    08/29/2020 12:59:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 29, 2020 | Guy Chet
    For a country formed as a marriage between free and slave states, the Constitution was a compromise. Why are Americans debating whether the Constitution is a pro-slavery document more than 150 years after the abolition of slavery? Can it be that, after decades of disinterest, Americans have suddenly realized history is fascinating?Historical debates are usually fairly esoteric, more likely to bore than to excite the general public. When historical debates inflame passions beyond the circles of academic history, it is a sign that the debate is not really about the past, but about the present. So it goes with the...