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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
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ISIS files “cultural appropriation” complaint against ANTIFA with UN

Link here. The complaint, from ISIS High Command (“somewhere along the Syria-Iraq border”), begins as follows:

As you may know, there is a new category of outrage that “social justice warriors” the world over are fighting to stop: “cultural appropriation.” Loosely defined, this outrage occurs whenever a person, group or organization begins adopting the habits and mannerisms that originate elsewhere…. In this vein, we are writing to file a formal complaint with the UNHRC’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, regarding a matter that we consider most serious: the fact that the recently-organized, global “ANTIFA” movement has:

(1) Culturally appropriated what is clearly ISIS’s trademark black uniforms

(2) Culturally appropriated the terror-tactics we employ while wearing these uniforms

They then provide documented evidence, including photos, and then note, “Now, if you were to see one or the other of these groups marching down your street, would you be able to determine, at a glance, if they are with ISIS, or ANTIFA?”

Their solution?

You might mention to the ANTIFA punks that in quite a few aspects, we are at war with the very same people, organizations and ideas, and, in fact, Western civilization itself. So, if you could arrange a sit-down over tea with us, and them, it might serve all of our interests, and provide a holistic, inclusive resolution to our complaint. Thanks!

Makes perfect sense to me. I mean, really, these guys all seem to have the same goals.

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10 comments

  • Des

    @Robert
    The original article has [Satire] in its title, and is not a news report. Someone who just read your site and din’t read the linked article could think that you were reporting this as actual news.

  • wayne

    Des–
    oh, come on. have a little faith in your critical thinking skills!

    Meanwhile, this is not a parody….

    “At ITC hearing, two US solar manufacturers ask for tariffs on imported cells”
    https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/at-itc-hearing-two-us-solar-manufacturers-ask-for-tariffs-on-imported-cells/

    “the petition seeks a 40-cent-per-watt duty on imported cells and a 78-cent-per-watt floor price for imported modules,”

    https://www.usitc.gov/external_relations/documents/wl1_081417.pdf

  • wayne

    On the other hand…. this is parody.

    The Little Boy Who Cried ‘NAZI’!
    -Louder With Crowder 8-16-17
    https://youtu.be/PnrvDS7yvS0
    (4:14)

  • Des: I actually thought about this, and decided that the story was good satire, and good satire does not need to be labeled as such. It is obvious, on its face, that it isn’t actually true, though what it describes captures an aspect of reality perfectly.

    And if they are fooled, than it only serves to prove the point of the satire even more so.

  • Cotour

    Too, too funny. But it might as well be true seeing the extent these people on the left are being forced to push their agenda.

    As long as we are going down the crazy road lets have a national law passed that bans anyone from wearing any type pf mask or face covering or any type of protective equipment during any protest. And while we are at it lets ban any black clothing (It makes me feel uncomfortable and it all intimidated me).

    As a matter of fact lets pass a law where you can not receive a permit to protest unless the protest is done in the nude, or at least in your underwear. Result? An end to all violent protests.

  • Laurie

    Yes, I chuckled, but it’s really not funny at all. “It’s not wrong when we do it.”

    Ironic: ἀνίστημι => to rise (again), to rise against => resist in peace

    But, “the way of peace they do not know.”

    Hard to be an optimist these days.

  • Cotour

    This is how real change happens, its the chaos before the order.

    However, it is not certain what that “change” will be in the end. The interests, governmental, corporate and ideological we are seeing and discussing here are powerful and deeply embedded and are for the most part Amoral and have no patriotic alliances as we, the pedestrian American’s have.

    (IMO) In the big picture there are massive powers within our own government that have been driving us all towards fulfilling the “Globalization” agenda. These Globalization agendas, not to be confused with Global trade or similar terms, is a drive that in its conclusion demands that America basically hollow’s out its Constitution and surrender its sovereignty to a One World type Global government ala G. Bush seniors (Former CIA director) clearly laid out dream. And if you step back you will observe the fulfillment of that agenda by both party’s DNC and RNC leadership and presidents of both party’s, one in the same for the most part.

    Trump appears to resist this agenda by daring to say things like ” I will do things that are in America’s interests”, actually move in that direction. Outrageous!

    Laurie, stay calm.

  • wayne

    Cotour–
    -have to disagree on the [this is how real change happens] thought, way too French Revolution-esque for me!

    pivoting…..
    [‘cuz there’s nothing new under the sun]

    “Mr. Hitler”
    Leadbelly [Huddie William Ledbetter] 1942.
    https://youtu.be/VQva5wKSfzM
    (4:34)

  • Cotour

    Wayne, there are very few absolute statements that can be made, “There will be change” is one of them.

    You may not like the change, but it will come. That’s why the battle is so important, without it there will not be any counter balancing forces which to direct it in the direction that is preferred.

  • wayne

    Democracy in America
    Mark Levin discusses “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville
    2012
    https://youtu.be/BGd7A9-Nexg?t=65
    (15:08)

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