Archive | June 30, 2020

FOOD FOR THOUGHT—BLM–Part One


From: Hank Ashmore
The Deplorable Infidel

 

 

Black Lives Matter as a movement, or at least a slogan, recently has attracted broad support in favor of racial equally and opposition to police brutality. Two-thirds of Americans say they either strongly or somewhat support the Black Lives Matter movement, according to a Pew Research poll. However, at least one self-described “trained Marxist” founded the organization behind the movement, and that organization also has called for dismantling the nuclear family – something that likely extends beyond the goals of many supporters. “This hardcore cadre, they are parasitic on genuine outrage and genuine injustice,” Scott Walter, president of the Capital Research Center, an investigative think tank, told The Daily Signal in a phone interview. “I don’t know anyone on this planet who doesn’t think the George Floyd death was a injustice,” Walter said. “That’s why it was against the law. That’s why they are being prosecuted. Most of the people out protesting are going to be moved by the outrage of the moment. The problem is that you have this cadre.” Walter was referring primarily to the three founders of Black Lives Matter as well as a board member with Thousand Currents, the leading funder of the group.

There are four things to know about the founders and organization behind Black Lives Matter that has been written by Fred Lucas. FOOD FOR THOUGHT will present these four things in a series of posts beginning with the first one below.

 

ARE BLACK LIVES MATTER TRAINED MARXIST?

The Black Lives Matter movement began after the 2013 shooting death of Ttayvon Martin, 17, in Sanford, Florida, and picked up after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

The group’s co-founders are Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza, all of them black women. “The first thing, I think, is that we actually do have an ideological frame,” khan-Cullors said in a 2015 interview with Real News Network. “Myself and Alicia in particular are trained organizers. We are trained Marxists.” Khan-Cullors continued: “We are super-versed on, sort of, ideological theories. And I think that what we really tried to do is build a movement that could be utilized by many, many black folk. We don’t necessarily want to be the vanguard of this movement. I think we’ve tried to put out a political frame that’s about centering who we think are the most vulnerable among the black community, to really fight for all of our lives.”

 Khan-cullors, who serves as strategic advisor to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, is an artist and organizer from Los Angles, according to the group’s website. Khan-Cullors, 36, is also the founder of Dignity and Power Now, a group that advocates for incarcerated people and their families. A Fulbright scholar, she is the New York Times best-selling author of the book “When They Call You a Terrorist.”

Garza, an organizer in Oakland, California, is also special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, an advocacy group for domestic workers. Garza, 39, was named to the Root’s 2016 list of 100,African American achievers and influencers and is the recipient of the 2016 Glamour Women of the year award and the 2016 Marie Claire New Guard Award. She was recognized as a Community Change Agent at the BET’s 2016 Black Girls Rock Awards.

While two founders of Black Lives Matter are on the West Coast, Tometi works out of New York. The group’s website describes her as a “Nigerian-American writer, strategist, and community organizer” and a “transnational feminist.” Tometi, 35, created online platforms and social media strategy during the early days of the movement. She also is executive director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration and, according to the website, is featured at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.

Fred Lucas

 

WAKE UP AMERICA BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!

“If our country is to survive and prosper, we must summon the courage to condemn and reject the liberal agenda, and we had better do it soon,”
-Walter Williams-

 

“YOU JUST CAN’T MAKE THIS S**T UP” Category

The Minneapolis City Council voted to defund the police. Now, three of these idiots have gotten death threats. They would not dare ask for police protection, so the taxpayers had to pay $63,000 for private security to protect their liberal asses.

 

AN OPINION FROM THE DEPLORABLE INFIDEL

Can you imagine the outrage if someone attempted to create a National Museum of Caucasian History and Culture?

 

SIMPLE TRUTHS FOR TODAY

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

George Orwell

 

“One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.”

Golda Meir
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Bright Planetary Nebula NGC 7027 from Hubble
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Joel Kastner (RIT) et al.; Processing: Alyssa Pagan (STScI)

Explanation: What created this unusual planetary nebula? NGC 7027 is one of the smallest, brightest, and most unusually shaped planetary nebulas known. Given its expansion rate, NGC 7027 first started expanding, as visible from Earth, about 600 years ago. For much of its history, the planetary nebula has been expelling shells, as seen in blue in the featured image. In modern times, though, for reasons unknown, it began ejecting gas and dust (seen in red) in specific directions that created a new pattern that seems to have four corners. These shells and patterns have been mapped in impressive detail by recent images from the Wide Field Camera 3 onboard the Hubble Space Telescope. What lies at the nebula’s center is unknown, with one hypothesis holding it to be a close binary star system where one star sheds gas onto an erratic disk orbiting the other star. NGC 7027, about 3,000 light years away, was first discovered in 1878 and can be seen with a standard backyard telescope toward the constellation of the Swan (Cygnus).

Tomorrow’s picture: inverted Earth

THE SPHINX—NEW STATES FOR AMERICA

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https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/06/against-columbia-statehood/

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2020/06/26/gop-sen-kennedy-d-c-statehood-about-power-unconstitutional/

https://www.foxnews.com/media/gabriel-nadales-jerrold-nadler-claims-antifa-imaginary

https://nypost.com/2020/06/27/mark-zuckerberg-loses-7-2b-over-ad-boycotts-on-facebook/

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Here is the plan all public officials will use when you are left without a police force.  Kamala says no police force.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bronsonstocking/2020/06/27/after-voting-to-abolish-cops-minneapolis-city-council-members-hire-private-police-n2571462

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/06/28/at-least-20-people-shot-7-fatally-during-24-hours-in-mayor-lightfoots-chicago/

https://nypost.com/2020/06/28/11-people-shot-across-nyc-in-less-than-12-hours/

https://www.breitbart.com/

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This story from the New York Times is so fake that the TALIBAN says the Times is hurting the reputation of the Taliban.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2020/06/28/did-russia-offer-bounties-to-afghan-terrorists-to-kill-american-soldiers-n2571481

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The Ghost Of Marion Barry-Guest Editor:  Are we getting new states, LL ?

https://www.sfgate.com/nation/article/Mayor-regainedWashington-spotafter-prison-stint-5913049.php

Hawaii & Alaska Cat:  There won’t be any new states for a while, HI & Ak were the last ones.  There was a vote scheduled a few days ago.  Every time the dems run out of constructive legislation they want DC and/or Puerto Rico to become states.  The other time killer is reparations for slavery.

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/house-set-vote-dc-statehood-create-washington-douglass/story?id=71461781

If you don’t like DC move a few feet to Maryland or Virginia.  Another reason this failed was that the mayor of DC, Muriel Bowser is a Communist with no taste, style, or fashion.  She won’t protect statues.  The obscene thing was painting Black Lives Matter on the street with yellow paint.  It looks like a warehouse district in nowhereville, not the nations Capitol.

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=8wL2XtbABdG8tAawwqfIBQ&q=states+bordering+washington+dc&oq=states+bordering+dc&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQARgBMgIIADIGCAAQFhAeOgUIABCxAzoFCAAQgwE6BAgAEAM6BAgAEAo6CAgAEBYQChAeUIofWMBkYPV6aABwAHgAgAFuiAHCDJIBBDE4LjGYAQCgAQGqAQdnd3Mtd2l6&sclient=psy-ab

The Nazi in New York City has the same problem.  His real name is Warren Wilhelm Jr.

https://nypost.com/2020/06/26/de-blasio-blames-trump-for-blm-mural-by-trump-tower-controversy/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_de_Blasio

Puerto Rico is a lost cause. They are perpetually bankrupt, and after 121 years as a territory only  twenty-seven ( 27 ) people speak English.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico

TGOMBGE:    Is that all concerning new states, AHC ?

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-buy-greenland-us-island-12m-economic-development/story?id=70305163

Big Island Cat:  Trump is going to finish the deal on Greenland, the American troops leaving Germany are going to Greenland.

This is for the ghost of Marion Barry.