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Fuck your ancestors who fought to maintain slavery-I don't give a dry rat turd how nobly they fought

The Rude Pundit
Proudly lowering the level of political discourse

8/14/2017

A Few Comments on Hating the Hateful


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There are some things we need to agree on as a nation to move forward. The problem isn't that people think they're Nazis or neo-Confederates, per se; we're never eliminating stupidity. It's that we think there is something noble about tolerating Nazis; about trying to understand their ideology in an almost sympathetic way, about writing goddamned profiles about the new, sexy white nationalist movement, as if a fucking racist isn't just, in the end, a fucking racist, no matter how many times he wears an ill-fitting sports jacket.

And it is long, long past time to stop tolerating in any sense the idea that the Confederacy is a heritage worth honoring. I've said it before and I'll say it again: Fuck your ancestors who fought to maintain slavery. I don't give a dry rat turd how nobly they fought. They believed that human beings were property and could be beaten, raped, and killed. Fuck 'em. If you think there should be statues to them, then you're the asshole. If I found out my great-grandfather was a child molester, I sure as hell wouldn't want to honor him because he built a nice house. And I'd be appalled if anyone wanted to celebrate his architectural heritage.

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If we can't agree on our goddamned American history, if we can't agree that some ideas don't deserve a hearing beyond the half-human online scrawlings of some cretinous asshole with a frog avatar and a collection of concentration camp photos he jacks off to, then we're fucked. I want people to feel shame for believing these things. I want them driven out of the public square. I want them fired if they express it publicly, especially if they're cops or in positions of authority. You're free to say and believe what you want. And we're free to say your ideas are barbaric enough to tell you to change or get the fuck out of our society. This is about who we are as a nation.

You're allowed to hate Hate. You're allowed to be prejudiced against Prejudice. You're allowed to destroy the monuments to people who tried to destroy the country. You're allowed to say that support of genocide and enslavement isn't a position that deserves being heard in the modern United States. You're allowed to tell these tiki-torch-carrying vermin that they can kiss your American ass with their traitorous lips. We kicked them in the balls before and we'll do it again. Your Robert E. Lee statues are fucking done.


Go the fuck back underground. And take your shitty president with you.




http://rudepundit.blogspot.com/2017/08/a-few-comments-on-hating-hateful.html

He calls it "grandstanding". I call it having a soul.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/897478270442143744

Cartoon: When Heritage & History Hate

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Say It Loud

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Who's a good boy?




Richard Spencer Doesn't Buy Trump Denouncement: Only a Dumb Person Would Take Those Lines Seriously

Trump Declares Racism is Evil, Condemns White Supremacists in White House Statement

Richard Spencer, perhaps America’s most famous Nazi, says he doesn’t believe a word of it.

“His statement today was more kumbaya nonsense,”
said Spencer through his office, Business Insider reported Monday, “Only a dumb person would take those lines seriously.”

Spencer’s reaction was typical of what many mainstream figures had feared, that Trump’s condemnation coming 48 hours after a woman was killed by a white supremacist terrorist, would not be taken seriously by the organizations which fomented the violence.

After Trump’s similarly tortured and eventual denunciation of David Duke in 2016, the former Ku Klux Klan leader laughed it off, telling Fox News radio at the time that Trump should do whatever he needed to, to get elected.



https://www.mediaite.com/online/richard-spencer-doesnt-buy-trump-denouncement-only-a-dumb-person-would-take-those-lines-seriously/

Trump: "Backseat Driver"

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WTF? Where is Kelly?

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/897411177583702016

!POTUS aide who ended funding to stop White Supremacy Violence is Katherine Gorka, Sebastian's wife!

Wow. @POTUS aide who ended funding to stop White Supremacy Violence is Katherine Gorka, Sebastian's wife.

Controversial Trump Aide Katharine Gorka Helped End Funding For Group That Fights White Supremacy
Life After Hate works to de-radicalize neo-Nazis. The Trump administration decided it wasn’t a priority.





WASHINGTON ― Weeks before a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, led to three deaths and 19 injuries, the Trump administration revoked a grant to Life After Hate, a group that works to de-radicalize neo-Nazis.

The Department of Homeland Security had awarded the group $400,000 as part of its Countering Violent Extremism program in January, just days before former President Barack Obama left office. It was the only group selected for a grant that focused exclusively on fighting white supremacy. But the grant money was not immediately disbursed.

Trump aides, including Katharine Gorka, a controversial national security analyst known for her anti-Muslim rhetoric, were already working toward eliminating Life After Hate’s grant and to direct all funding toward fighting what the president has described as “radical Islamic terrorism.”

In December, Gorka, then a member of Trump’s transition team, met with George Selim, the DHS official who headed the Countering Violent Extremism program until he resigned last month, and his then-deputy, David Gersten.

Gorka told Selim and Gersten she didn’t agree with the Obama administration’s approach to countering violent extremism ― particularly the way the administration had described the threat of extremism, according to Nate Snyder, an Obama administration DHS counterterrorism official who was an adviser on Countering Violent Extremism efforts and was given a readout of the meeting. The Trump administration has repeatedly criticized the previous administration for avoiding terms like “radical Islam” out of concern that it could alienate Muslims in the U.S. and abroad.




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https://twitter.com/AnneFrankCenter/status/897449960743944193


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