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Today’s blacklisted American: Thomas Jefferson blacklisted by NY mayor de Blasio

Thomas Jefferson banned in New York
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.

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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.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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23 comments

  • Cotour

    His final Leftist gesture to his Leftist “Progressive” audience that he and all the rest of them play to.

    He is almost gone, and good riddance to him.

    A vial, Leftist / Marxist, self righteous man.

    He sees himself as governor of NYS, just like he saw himself as the president.

    “I have a lot to offer”, said Bill DeBlasio.

    No thank you, no one in their right mind wants what you have to offer.

  • Col Beausabre

    “He is almost gone, and good riddance to him.”

    Maybe he’ll go back to the fascists in Nickaragua that he loves so much

    They can keep him

  • Andrew_W

    I’ve a suspicion that those of us today who haven’t turned vegan will been seen in a similar manner by some of our descendents as many today see cannibalism.
    I’ll stick with moral relativism, people should be judged relative to the societies they live in.

  • Chris Whiting

    Robert,

    You have a typo in your last paragraph. I know there was a lot going on during the 1960’s, but I do not remember the Civil War back then (though I was just a child at that time).

    Thank you for your site and postings. They are all informative, though many are often very scary.

  • Chris Whiting: Thank you. Typo fixed.

    I make many typos. I thank God I have intelligent readers who let me know about them, with kindness, so I can fix them.

  • wayne

    “Warren Wilhelm Jr.”

  • Alton

    Sur Bob,
    As one who loves reading large tomes including ones like Samuel Elliott Morison’s The History of the US Navy in World War 2 (27 Volumes), Both The Colombia and Challenger Commission Reports, The Three Mile Island Commission Report, The 911 Commission Report, the Warren Commission Report and lastly the Pearl Harbor Commission Report..
    It took several DECADES OfCourse!
    But I have yet to Complete the University of Virginia’s 33 volume (so far)( still publishing) or their 83,000 plus page online CACH of Thomas Jefferson’s Papers…….

  • Bill-OrionArm

    It’s very decent of you to give Mr. Miller the benefit of the doubt and to assume that he is just “an ignorant fool”. This is possible given the current intellectual level of elected Democrats. But there is another more sinister possibility. And that is that he knows perfectly well that he is lying and is doing it deliberately to further weaken America and the West and to strengthen our enemies in formerly communist, totalitarian China and the theocratic tyrannies of the Muslim world. The irony is that they claim to be so upset about slavery from earlier centuries that they support communism/socialism that wants to enslave the world today. The amount of needless suffering and misery caused by communism in the 20th century is immeasurably vast. An estimated 100 million murdered doesn’t begin to cover it. And the alliance between the Soviet Union and the National Socialists in Germany made World War 2 seems much more appealing.

  • Arthur Glunt

    “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.” Robert Zimmerman.

    My new favorite quote!

  • Arthur Glunt: Thank you. You are free to quote me, but I ask two things. Don’t cut and past my entire posts if you do, only quotes. And please always link back to my work so people will not only see your source but you will give them an opportunity to read my work.

  • Arthur Glunt

    “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.” Robert Zimmerman.

    My new favorite quote!

    https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/todays-blacklisted-american-thomas-jefferson-blacklisted-by-ny-mayor-de-blasio/

    Better?

  • Arthur Glunt: I wasn’t referring to your requote of me here, in your comment. I was only asking that if you quote me elsewhere that you credit me.

    However, adding the link is exactly right, wherever else you use the quote.

    Thank you regardless!

  • Cotour

    SLIWA? OR A DEBLASIO / SHARPTON ACOLYTE?

    Are you going to choose to vote for a “Progressive” Democrat for mayor who is without doubt aligned with and will further the pro crime and “Politically Correct”, Leftist agendas of the likes of Bill (I am a Marxist) DeBlasio and Al Sharpton?

    https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?url=https%3A%2F%2Fth.bing.com%2Fth%2Fid%2FR.db21e5eaeda2a82308bb3661c8a699ff%3Frik%3DOBEjGNYajPFtwg%26riu%3Dhttp%253a%252f%252fkfmbam.images.worldnow.com%252fimages%252f15432501_G.jpg%26ehk%3DWSoGzEKYoyhTtur1wdBnAO9cKKtcjEyRNVwQJRZJvZw%253d%26risl%3D%26pid%3DImgRaw%26r%3D0&t=1634742107&ymreqid=dc7face7-d905-7706-2f2c-5a01d1012c00&sig=oJBa_mc.u5uTwIh31jSI6g–~D

    Or will you choose a true New Yorker who has fought crime in the streets for the last 40 years? What do you believe New York needs most?

    I think you know who I support. New York desperately needs an Angel.

  • Cotour

    UNDERSTANDING THE NYS PROPOSALS TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION

    Proposal #1 to change the NYS Constitution to count all people regardless of legal citizenship status. Vote NO IMO.

    Proposal #2 to change the NYS Constitution to give the right to sue the state related to environmental issues. This proposal is too broad and vague IMO. Vote NO IMO.

    Proposal #3 to change the NYS Constitution in order to establish same day voter registration. Vote NO IMO.

    Proposal #4 to change the NYS Constitution in order to enshrine no excuse absentee voting. Vote NO IMO.

    And exactly what are proposals to change the NYS Constitution numbers 1, 3 and 4 about? Connecting the illegals flooding the borders and headed to the American cities where there exists $ocial $upport $ystems and their ability to vote in some way shape or form in future elections in order that the Democrat party machine be eternally empowered. The Democrats are attempting to buy votes with your own tax money.

    In order for the Democrat party to remain relevant and empowered to some degree they MUST have these kinds of manipulations and they dilute the American citizens ability to effect the results of elections. Have no doubt.

    1.8 million illegals’ flood the U.S. border, so far 10 months in under, Joe Biden and the desperate Leftist Democrat party machine. How many will be installed by the end of the Biden administration? 5 million? More? And now you understand why Trump had to be removed from office at any cost, desperation on the part of the Democrat party machine.

    https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?url=https%3A%2F%2Fth.bing.com%2Fth%2Fid%2FOIP.o51RfmkPew6vz4C8Y-b3mwHaHa%3Fw%3D171%26h%3D180%26c%3D7%26r%3D0%26o%3D5%26dpr%3D1.25%26pid%3D1.7&t=1635344960&ymreqid=dc7face7-d905-7706-2f2c-5a17fa012c00&sig=YFOU8p2JKkqtKib5eCBLnQ–~D

  • Cotour

    I have an interesting observation regarding the Founders:

    I call the Founders true Progressives of their day. I designate the “Progressives” of today as being too subjective and self serving in their quest to usurp our Founding documents and country.

    But I happen to be involved in an on going conversation with a Liberal Lady of color and I have had occasion to reread the declaration Of Independence as she is apparently obsessed with knowing why T. Jefferson was relevant and I found this among the list that Jefferson made regarding the offences the King was conducting against the Americans :

    * “He has endeavored to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.”

    It seems the Founders were also using immigration as a political weapon in order to grow their numbers and the King apparent was resistant to this condition. Today immigration, the illegal kind, is being used by one political party in order to skew numbers and to manufacture new reliable voters in order that they retain and acquire political power.

    Whats old is new, I laughed when I reread this.

  • Questioner

    Cotour:

    Here report from Germany:

    “Authoritarian Stat State forming in Germany – A shocking report of mob scenes”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jX605TURHc

  • Cotour

    Questioner:

    Nazi leader’s son: ‘Don’t trust us’ Germans – BBC News

    https://youtu.be/SSMemfHh7Og 2 MIN.

    It is their nature, they can not help themselves, its in their blood.

    “YOU WILL COMPLY!”

  • Questioner

    Cotour:

    Is the mentality of the people in your country really different when it comes to that Covid mania? I do not think so.

  • Cotour

    In much of the country it is very different.

    The only politicians who seek to replicate the Germans and the Australians are those politicians in Democrat controlled cities and states. But I have not seem much even there. Although in NYC there are these new mandates by the Marxist DeBlasio two weeks before he leaves office. I suspect that the new mayor may be more reasonable. Eric Adams is so far making the correct noises and seems to be choosing competent people, but noises are noises. We wait.

    We will see what the next couple of weeks bring with this Omicron version of Covid, but it should shake out as primarily a flu. We wait.

  • Questioner

    Cotour:

    The belief in authority and state worship here in my country absolutely sucks! That is certainly much better in the States. To hell with the state. But your America has other major deficits (I cannot explain that here, otherwise Mr. Z will throw me out).

    Btw, did you listen to the report in comment above? The talking man did some effort in it. .

  • Cotour

    I did listen to it, it was quite stark. We are all now better aware of the bed rock concepts contained in the Constitution given how the politically empowered powers that be are choosing to subjectively interpret their fiduciary responsibilities.

    This coming soon to a country near you?

    “North Koreans are banned from LAUGHING or drinking for 11 days to mark tenth anniversary of former leader Kim Jong Il’s death”

    What can you not say or discuss on BTB? Just don’t use curse words. “A man has got to know his limitations”, Clint Eastwood.

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