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  • Virginia Military Institute Board Unanimously Votes To Remove Stonewall Jackson Statue

    10/30/2020 4:08:28 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/30/20 | MARY ROSE CORKERY
    The Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors has unanimously voted to remove the school’s Stonewall Jackson statue from campus. The move comes after Kaleb Tucker and other black alumni started a campaign for the statue’s removal, citing racism at the institute experienced by black cadets. The board concurred on forming a diversity office and diversity and inclusion panel, The Washington Post reported.Tucker co-created a petition five months ago which urges the school to “acknowledge racism” and remove the statue. It has received over 1,000 signatures, according to Change.org. (RELATED: Virginia Military Institute Superintendent Resigns After School Faces Racism Allegations)“If something or someone is in place that does...
  • On this date in 1862

    09/07/2020 7:59:03 AM PDT · by Bull Snipe · 8 replies
    Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn, The clustered spires of Frederick Stand, Green-walled by the hills of Maryland. Round about them orchards sweep, Apple and peach-tree deep, Fair as a garden of the Lord, To the eyes of the famished rebel horde, On that pleasant morn of the early fall When Lee marched over the Mountain wall, Over the mountains winding down, Horse and foot, into Fredrick town. Forty flags with their silver stars, Forty flags with their crimson bars, Flapped in the morning wind; the sun Of noon looked down, and saw...
  • Obama Presidential Center timeline moves forward after lawsuit dismissed (locals not done yet)

    08/30/2020 5:56:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Chicago Tribune via MSN ^ | 8/26/20 | Alice Yin
    CHICAGO - A lawsuit over the planned Obama Presidential Center’s campus in Jackson Park has stalled after a federal appeals court panel ruled the plaintiffs did not suffer actual harm and that many of their grievances were not within the court’s jurisdiction. The 7th Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals issued the ruling on Friday, more than two years after community group Protect Our Parks Inc. filed suit alleging the Chicago Park District and the city of Chicago improperly transferred public park land to the Obama Foundation for private use. The decision to remand the case means the lawsuit...
  • Jesse Jackson: Chicago Riot ‘Humiliating… Our Martyrs Cry Together in Shame’

    08/10/2020 4:00:54 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Aug 2020 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    Left-wing activist Rev. Jesse Jackson decried widespread looting in the Democrat-run city of Chicago Monday morning, calling it “humiliating, embarrassing, and morally wrong.” “This act of pillaging, robbing & looting in Chicago was humiliating, embarrassing & morally wrong,” Jackson wrote on social media. “It must not be associated with our quest for social justice and equality. #DrKing, #MedgarEvers & , our martyrs, cry together in shame.” Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago overnight after a police shooting on the city’s South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines, and...
  • Years-long federal review of the Obama Center in Jackson Park in final stages

    07/18/2020 6:11:18 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Chicago Suntimes ^ | 7/16/20 | Lynn Sweet
    There is an end in sight for a pair of years-long federal reviews of the Obama Presidential Center, and based on a Thursday briefing we now know City Hall will not insist on replacement land outside of Jackson Park to make up for the 19.3 acres the complex will occupy. **SNIP** It now looks like the reviews by multiple federal agencies mandated by the National Environmental Policy Act - known as NEPA - and the National Historic Preservation Act could be done - and agreements signed by the parties - by the end of 2020. The first meeting of the...
  • BLM Organizer Charged On Six Counts Of Child Sex Abuse, Possession Of Images Of Underage Girls

    07/16/2020 4:31:13 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 33 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | July 16, 2020 | Nick Regan
    CHRISTOPHER DEVRIES, ORGANIZER, AND LEADER OF A BLACK LIVES MATTER/DEFUND THE POLICE PROTEST HE NAMED ‘SKATE AWAY THE HATE’ HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON SIX COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF CHILD SEX ABUSE IMAGES. DeVries, a resident of Jackson, New Hampshire, served on the Municipal Budget Committee for the town of Conway in the Granite State. In addition to child abuse charges, he was also charged for falsifying physical evidence after he threw his cellphone from his porch when law enforcement arrived. The child abuse images allegedly show underage girls either in “lewd exhibition” of private parts, or engaging in sexual activity....
  • Michael Jackson's grim autopsy - from secret tattoos and bald patches to rotting feet

    07/11/2020 8:54:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 70 replies
    Daily Record ^ | 7/10/20 | Kyle O'Sullivan, Sophie Law
    **SNIP** As well as the surgery scars, Jackson also underwent some strange cosmetic procedures, including having his lips tattooed pink. While his eyebrows were black tattoos and the front of his scalp had also bizarrely been tattooed black to blend with his hairline. Meanwhile, the star's knees and shins were mysteriously bruised and he had cuts on his back, suggesting a recent fall. His body was also mottled with areas of light and dark skin, confirming he did indeed suffer from pigmentation disease vitiligo. But more disturbingly, his wavy, shoulder-length hair was found to be a wig that had been...
  • Roger Goodell shamefully silent about DeSean Jackson’s Hitler posts

    07/09/2020 6:39:28 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 9, 2020 | PHIL MUSHNICK
    You can come out, now, Roger! In his continuing role as the NFL’s Neville Chamberlain — the British prime minister who appeased Nazi Germany until it was too late to prevent World War II — Roger Goodell continues to pander to the bad acts at the risk of imperiling the good and welfare — and value — of the NFL. Goodell has proven he would rather offend the NFL’s most devoted, fair-minded fans than the league’s most offensive players.
  • Jackson, Mississippi city council votes to remove statue of namesake

    07/08/2020 12:35:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 8, 2020 | Barnini Chakraborty
    The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote. Jackson council members decided to relocate the statue as it becomes another city forced to confront the legacies of slave-owning presidents amid a cultural shift and national reckoning triggered by the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a White police officer in Minneapolis.
  • DC: Protesters trying to pull down Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Park

    06/22/2020 5:20:57 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 112 replies
    Preston Phillips @PrestonTVNews · 4m #breaking: Police clash with protesters in Washington D.C.’s Lafayette Park, police moving in to stop protesters from pulling down the equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.
  • The Father’s Day Obama Betrayed Black America

    06/21/2020 7:11:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | June 21, 2020 | Jack Cashill
    On Father’s Day 2008, candidate Barack Obama made his most honest speech on race, maybe his only halfway honest speech on race. The media barely noticed. The site was the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago. From the pulpit Obama spoke to the gathered voters -- excuse me, congregants -- with uncharacteristic audacity. He reminded his audience that too many black fathers were missing from “too many homes.” He knew something of the phenomenon himself given that his father “left us when I was two years old.” Yes, that con again. Putting aside for a moment his personal story, however...
  • Take ‘Em Down NOLA demands New Orleans remove Andrew Jackson statue

    06/17/2020 9:30:11 PM PDT · by amorphous · 34 replies
    The Quarter Rat ^ | 15 June 2020 | Dave Minsky
    A local grassroots organization whose efforts contributed to the removal of several Confederate statues in New Orleans demanded the city also take down Andrew Jackson during a protest in Duncan Plaza on Thursday. During a speech on the steps of City Hall, members of Take ‘Em Down NOLA issued several demands, including the immediate release of a timeline for the removal of the Andrew Jackson statue in the French Quarter. Other demands included abolishing police and having a community-led process of removing symbols considered to be white supremacist, including the names of schools, parks and street names. Thursday morning’s rally...
  • New Signs of a Trump Election LANDSLIDE

    06/15/2020 7:39:41 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 79 replies
    The Blacksphere ^ | 06/14/2020 | Kevin Jackson
    That amazing elation Americans felt pre-meltdown now returns. And it will manifest at the polls this November. Fear not; Trump will serve a second term. And he will enjoy both a Republican-controlled House and the Senate to get work done for the American people. Before I give you the reasoning behind my predictions, let’s look at what led up to the overwhelming support of President Trump, even as Democrats tried to destroy him in their latest attack on the economy and the race war they hoped to create. In what can only be described as a reign of terror or...
  • Making a federal issue out of the Obama Center lawsuit (Jackson Park)

    05/28/2020 5:29:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Chicago Reader ^ | 5/27/20 | Deanna Isaacs
    **SNIP** Thanks to the pandemic, this hearing, before a three-judge federal appeals court panel, took place in part via telephone. It was recorded, which means you can still listen in, on the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit website. If you do, you’ll catch University of Chicago (and NYU) law professor Richard Epstein asking for a reversal of last year’s decision by District Court judge John Robert Blakey to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the activist group Protect Our Parks that sought to keep the Obama Presidential Center out of Jackson Park. And you’ll hear city attorney Benna Ruth...
  • CA Senator to Unemployed Freelancers Begging to Work: You’re Upset Because We Took Away Your “Lollipops”

    05/15/2020 2:47:13 PM PDT · by DFG · 21 replies
    Redstate ^ | 05/15/2020 | Kira Davis
    Californian independent contractors and freelancers got quite a shock Thursday evening when a state senator compared lost jobs to “lollipops.” Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson represents the 19th District in western Ventura County and Santa Barbara County. In a Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement meeting officials heard arguments for and against pushing forward SB 806 and SB990. The bills — put forth by Republican senators John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) and Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) — aimed to immediately suspend and amend the disastrous AB5 legislation that killed independent contracting/freelance jobs across the state. Moorlach and Grove have been two politicians at the...
  • Governor Murphy Did Not Consider the Constitution, Now, Jackson Mayor, Council Want To Fine You $10,000 For Violating HIS Orders

    04/19/2020 10:06:13 AM PDT · by Trump.Deplorable · 31 replies
    Shore News Network ^ | 04/18/2020 | Phil Stilton
    JACKSON-The Jackson Township Mayor and Council on Tuesday passed a resolution supporting a bill that is currently going through the legislative process in Trenton that will turn being outside in public during Governor Phil Murphy’s quarantine from a misdemeanor penalty to one that could cost you as much as $10,000. That law states, “A person who willfully or knowingly violates any provision…declared by the Governor a penalty of not less than $5,000 and not more than $10,000.” Currently, violations of Murphy’s Law constitutes a disorderly persons offense carrying a potential sentence of up to six months in jail and a...
  • The Tiger Lady of Jackson

    04/10/2020 8:57:28 AM PDT · by Trump.Deplorable · 2 replies
    Weird NJ ^ | 04/04/2020 | WeirdNJ
    These days everybody seems to be talking about the Netflix documentary series ‘Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness’ and the eccentric character known as ‘Joe Exotic’. The series focuses on the little-known but deeply interconnected society of big cat conservationists and collectors in America, exploring the private zoos and sanctuaries they’ve set up for these unusual and deadly pets. Long before anyone ever heard of Mr. Exotic though, there was a real life Tiger Lady raising 450 pound Bengal tigers and terrifying local resident in the suburbs of Jackson, NJ During a New Jersey winter, wildlife sightings are not uncommon....
  • Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson endorses Sanders

    03/08/2020 10:45:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/08/20 | Justine Coleman
    Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for president, the campaign announced Sunday. "A people far behind cannot catch up choosing the most moderate path," Jackson said in a statement. "The most progressive social and economic path gives us the best chance to catch up and Senator Bernie Sanders represents the most progressive path. That's why I choose to endorse him today." Jackson said Vice President Joe Biden's campaign had not reached out or asked for his endorsement. Jackson said the Vermont progressive answered the concerns of the black community in his support of voting...
  • Campaign Targeting Jackson Township “Anti-Semitism” Buzzes Phones Across New Jersey

    02/28/2020 3:44:57 PM PST · by Trump.Deplorable
    Shore News Network ^ | 02/18/2020 | Phil Stilton
    JACKSON TOWNSHIP-An advertising blitz against Jackson Township elected officials and Ocean County GOP Chairman Frank “Frankie” Holman, III set mobile phones buzzing Wednesday night around 6:30 pm. Estimates report that between 30,000 to 40,000 people from Monmouth County down to Central Ocean County received the messages. “See Jackson Township’s targeted harassment of Orthodox Jews in our video hitting cable tv tomorrow,” the text read. “Please join our effort.” The text directed residents to visit a website, FamiliesForJacksonJustice.com. Upon arrival at the website, a YouTube video pops up with a one minute political commercial entitled, “Hate Stops Here”. The video details...
  • Corrupt Roger Stone Judge Attacks Tucker Carlson, He Utterly Destroys Her

    02/26/2020 7:56:21 AM PST · by montag813 · 18 replies
    24News ^ | 02-26-2020 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban On Tuesday Roger Stone and his lawyers appeared in court to request a new trial after it was revealed the lead juror was biased and posted tweets attacking Trump and Roger Stone. Stone’s lawyers asked for a new trial after it was revealed jury forewoman Tomeka Hart lied to the Court during her testimony when she claimed she didn’t really know who Roger Stone was. During the proceedings today demon Judge Amy Berman Jackson complained about critical media reports on her outrageous conduct in the courtroom -- singling out popular FoxNews conservative Tucker Carlson for criticism....