Thomas Jefferson, banned by New York’s Democrats
The modern dark age: A commission appointed by New York’s Democratic Party mayor, Bill de Blasio, which is also headed by his wife, has quietly moved to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from the city’s council chambers, where it has stood since 1834.
The city is apparently going to indefinitely loan the statue — which is a plaster copy of the original that presently stands in the Rotunda of the Capitol in Washington — to the New-York Historical Society. The present plans call for it to be removed by October 21st, well before de Blasio leaves office at the end of this year.
The explanation for this action by Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-Queens) illustrates well the level of hate and ignorance about the United States and its noble history by our modern so-called elite:
“There’s so much about Thomas Jefferson and his own personal writings, memoirs about how he treated his slaves, his family members and things of that nature and how he perceived African Americans and slaves — that they lacked intelligence, that they were not to assimilate into society,” Miller told The Post.
As someone who has read all of Jefferson’s writings, I can tell you that Miller is an ignorant fool, who is expressly cherry-picking phrases from Jefferson to create a false slanderous picture of the man. Miller might be better to go to the Jefferson Memorial in Washington and read the words inscribed there:
I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Miller might also want to read, probably for the first time, the Declaration of Independence, He might even want to read the original draft as written by Jefferson, which condemned slavery outright, words that the southern representatives in Congress demanded be cut to get them to sign the document.
Those deleted words began thusly:
[King George] has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life & liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating & carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.
The real reason the leftist Democrats want to destroy Jefferson is because he represents everything they hate: limited government, the rule of law, and freedom. De Blasio, his wife, and Miller instead want tyrannical rule for themselves, and they can’t get it as long as a statue Thomas Jefferson stares down at them in their government chambers. It must be removed, as must all reference to American history and its dedication to individual liberty and individual sovereignty.
Sadly, in the states and cities controlled by the modern radical Democrat Party, they are winning. Not only are statues of great and just men being destroyed and removed, but the schools there have been enlisted as indoctrination centers to make sure the future population knows nothing about this country’s real history.
In the end, I can see no partnership with these fascist states. In the end, it appears the freedom-loving states will have to fight them, and either win freedom for their citizens, as the North did in the 1860s for the slaves of the South, or become as badly oppressed. We won’t have any choice, because the close-minded rulers of places like New York are not going to let the rest of us alone. Power corrupts, and the more power these petty dictators get the more they will want.