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Archive for October, 2007

VIDEO–Night On Bald Mountain

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 31, 2007

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Dark Walk

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 31, 2007


What is that next to the tree?
What is at the end of the walkway?

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Cart of Darkness

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 31, 2007

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Spooky News Reads

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 31, 2007

I woke up extremely late this morning (at 5am) and don’t have time for a post, so I’ll link here without much comment to some of the interesting things I found while updating West Carolina Report.

Hillary’s Crime

Dem Debate Four: The UFO Debate

Neo-Nazi Leader Organizing Ron Paul Youtube “gaming”

As you can see, there is no reason to dress up as a scary creature…they walk among us!

I posted on Folding the Flag on WNC Citizens Blog.

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More Fake News From Iraq Decapi-Gate 2

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007

This should be old news by now. When are the Old Media Types gonna learn? Or, are they so invested in the defeat of America, that they will run with any story that sounds bad?

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WCU Cheerleaders

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007


WCU had their Homecoming Parade last week (maybe the week before) and I got caught in the aftermath…not knowing to avoid downtown Sylva that evening. This is the one shot that is worth displaying.

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VIDEO–UK "Islam Is Peace" Campaign

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007

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West carolina Report For Oct 30

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007

I have updated West Carolina Report for today, and will probably update it until at least noon, as events warrant.


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Why Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007

Jim Quinn read from the excellent piece by Frances Rice this morning, so I thought I would post this again:

Why Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican

By Frances Rice

It should come as no surprise that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican. In that era, almost all black Americans were Republicans. Why? From its founding in 1854 as the anti-slavery party until today, the Republican Party has championed freedom and civil rights for blacks. And as one pundit so succinctly stated, the Democrat Party is as it always has been, the party of the four S’s: Slavery, Secession, Segregation and now Socialism.

It was the Democrats who fought to keep blacks in slavery and passed the discriminatory Black Codes and Jim Crow laws. The Democrats started the Ku Klux Klan to lynch and terrorize blacks. The Democrats fought to prevent the passage of every civil rights law beginning with the civil rights laws of the 1860’s, and continuing with the civil rights laws of the 1950’s and 1960’s.

During the civil rights era of the 1960’s, Dr. King was fighting the Democrats who stood in the school house doors, turned skin-burning fire hoses on blacks and let loose vicious dogs. It was Republican President Dwight Eisenhower who pushed to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and sent troops to Arkansas to desegregate schools. President Eisenhower also appointed Chief Justice Earl Warren to the U.S. Supreme Court which resulted in the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision ending school segregation. Much is made of Democrat President Harry Truman’s issuing an Executive Order in 1948 to desegregate the military. Not mentioned is the fact that it was President Eisenhower who actually took action to effectively end segregation in the military.

Democrat President John F. Kennedy is lauded as a proponent of civil rights. However, Kennedy voted against the 1957 Civil rights Act while he was a senator, as did Democrat Senator Al Gore, Sr. And after he became president, John F. Kennedy was opposed to the 1963 March on Washington by Dr. King that was organized by A. Phillip Randolph who was a black Republican. President Kennedy, through his brother Attorney General Robert Kennedy, had Dr. King wiretapped and investigated by the FBI on suspicion of being a Communist in order to undermine Dr. King.

In March of 1968, while referring to Dr. King’s leaving Memphis, Tennessee after riots broke out where a teenager was killed, Democrat Senator Robert Byrd, a former member of the Ku Klux Klan, called Dr. King a “trouble-maker” who starts trouble, but runs like a coward after trouble is ignited. A few weeks later, Dr. King returned to Memphis and was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

Given the circumstances of that era, it is understandable why Dr. King was a Republican. It was the Republicans who fought to free blacks from slavery and amended the Constitution to grant blacks freedom (13th Amendment), citizenship (14th Amendment) and the right to vote (15th Amendment). Republicans passed the civil rights laws of the 1860’s, including the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Reconstruction Act of 1867 that was designed to establish a new government system in the Democrat-controlled South, one that was fair to blacks. Republicans also started the NAACP and affirmative action with Republican President Richard Nixon‘s 1969 Philadelphia Plan (crafted by black Republican Art Fletcher) that set the nation‘s first goals and timetables. Although affirmative action now has been turned by the Democrats into an unfair quota system, affirmative action was begun by Nixon to counter the harm caused to blacks when Democrat President Woodrow Wilson in 1912 kicked all of the blacks out of federal government jobs.

Few black Americans know that it was Republicans who founded the Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Unknown also is the fact that Republican Senator Everett Dirksen from Illinois was key to the passage of civil rights legislation in 1957, 1960, 1964 and 1965. Not mentioned in recent media stories about extension of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is the fact that Dirksen wrote the language for the bill. Dirksen also crafted the language for the Civil Rights Act of 1968 which prohibited discrimination in housing. President Lyndon Johnson could not have achieved passage of civil rights legislation without the support of Republicans.

Critics of Republican Senator Barry Goldwater who ran for president against Democrat President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, ignore the fact that Goldwater wanted to force the Democrats in the South to stop passing discriminatory laws and thus end the need to continuously enact federal civil rights legislation.

Those who wrongly criticize Goldwater, also ignore the fact that President Johnson, in his 4,500 State of the Union Address delivered on January 4, 1965, mentioned scores of topics for federal action, but only thirty five words were devoted to civil rights. He did not mention one word about voting rights. Then in 1967, showing his anger with Dr. King’s protest against the Viet Nam War, President Johnson referred to Dr. King as “that Nigger preacher.”

Contrary to the false assertions by Democrats, the racist “Dixiecrats” did not all migrate to the Republican Party. “Dixiecrats” declared that they would rather vote for a “yellow dog” than vote for a Republican because the Republican Party was known as the party for blacks. Today, some of those “Dixiecrats” continue their political careers as Democrats, including Democrat Senator Robert Byrd who is well known for having been a “Keagle” in the Ku Klux Klan.

Read the Rest: National Black Republican Association

Commentary

This is all probably new to students who have suffered through history rewritten to match the point of view of Marxists…probably influenced by Howard Zinn.

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On Strangling The Counterjihad In The Cradle

Posted by Thunder Pig on October 30, 2007

I found this in my Google Reader this morning, and thought to share it with you regarding the idiotic blow-up between memebers of the Counterjihad, specifically the people at Little Green Footballs:

2:24 PM (11 hours ago)
A statement from Bat Ye’or
from Jihad Watch by Robert

The controversy over the Brussels Counterjihad Conference, and specifically the participation in it of people affiliated with Vlaams Belang and the Sweden Democrats, seems to be dying down. I have made my position clear here — I reject and repudiate all racist and neo-Nazi statements and individuals. And now the renowned historian Bat Ye’or, who also spoke at the Conference, has issued a statement that I agree with wholeheartedly, and believe could and should serve as the last word in this wrangle:

I want to make clear my position. I have said when I was invited and at the beginning of my lecture as well as in the conclusion, that I am not part of any political party, I am a writer, invited as such to give an insight into the current situation. I do not feel that I have to endorse all the ideas of each member of a group to which I do not belong; nor do I expect that they endorse all of mine. I am invited often by various different organizations, and I do not scrutinize each one’s political background to explain my views.

I consider that acquaintances with communists who have not apologized for their crimes and their racist antisemitism are shameful. Socialist parties supported the worst criminal tyrants: Arafat, Hafez al-Assad, Saddam Hussein, Iran, Sudan. They are responsible for the European antisemitic hate-culture and the destruction of Europe. Yet no one thinks that these politicians, their parties, their friends are criminals, and says that they stink. The responsibility of the Churches in those areas is no less. Who is the purist who will leave our debased planet to live alone in perfection? Everyone is drenched in a bloody history, not only Filip Dewinter, who was born in 1962. I think that Chirac is much worse, and think of Gunther Grass…

That said, I think that it is good that things are clarified, that people accept that those who recognise wrong policies and correct them should be respected and trusted, and not continually accused for their past failures.

Source: Jihad Watch
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Commentary

What’s Up? A Re-write of history?

I thought the Ye’or Statement was eloquent. If the Counterjihad Movement is to start being “prissy” when internal differences arise, then how are we to confront people who want to destroy our civilization? This is war, people!

After all, we did ally with Stalin to defeat Hitler, and history reveals that Stalin is responsible for more than ten times the deaths caused by Hitler. Sometimes, we have to take our allies where we can find them, and some of them do not have a pure and clean past. We aren’t hunting Unicorns, we are hunting jihadis, their enablers, and collaborators.

Beginnings are very delicate times, and to jump to conclusions without some exhaustive fact-checking will harm us more than it will hurt us. I thought you were an Anti-Idiotarian.

So, Charles Johnson, are the Sweden Democrats now racist?

All I see is evidence of past racism (the source itself leftist), and you had better take this into account…Vlaams Belang is the most reliably anti-jihadi party in Europe, not to mention the most pro-Israel. You have been victim to a Lefty smear Campaign, and damaged our movement by jumping to conclusions. The Expox.se is, after a lefty organization, and as such will lie, and overstate. I’d have to see independent verification and proof this party is what you claim it once was.

What I find unbelievable is that you have removed the very fine and upstanding blog Gates of Vienna from your blogroll, an act I would expect of an Idiot Supporter of Ron Paul, but not you. But…you sink to the level of Jim Robinson, and have begun banning commenters because they are not subsurvient to you. Shame on you Charles Johnson, for becoming an Idiot Anti-Idiotarian.

I still have you on my blogroll, and you, or any Lizard, are free to come over here without fear of being banned, or their comments deleted based on their opposition to me, or my pet theories.

Should you care to really learn about the other side, you can read this, and then this, and then this.

I’ll leave you with these words (lifted from the CVF Blog):

3. Many paths, no gates: Critics of Vlaams Belang, and of similar political parties with anti-islamisation platforms, state that the ” European anti-Islamization movement is making a mistake by allowing this group to participate.” We see it differently; that the citizens of every country have a right to self-determination, and that many of these groups have been actively working to preserve civil society against Islamisation for years. A two-day limited participation conference, however successful, is not a “European anti-Islamization movement.” Members of the dozens of political parties in each country will take whatever positions they choose to take on anti-Islamization and pretty much anything else. Far from being a single movement, anti-islamisation is a broad and widely diverse cultural and political response to the destruction of democratic human rights and freedoms by both assertive jihadists like the Muslim Brotherhood, and authoritarian multiculturalists like the European Union. Importantly, anti-islamisation includes Muslim reformers- several in Europe – who risk their lives by publicly opposing the imposition of shariah law, Islamic Imperialism and apartheid.

One might as readily say, of an earlier time, “the European enlightenment movement is making a mistake by allowing those followers of Locke (or Voltaire, Spinoza, Kant or any of those other extremists – Paine, Jefferson, Franklin) to participate.” We are not the gatekeepers of any movement; to our knowledge, there is no gate, and there are many movements, not one, working to protect western culture, laws and freedoms. You don’t have to apply to be part of history; it’s an open-admissions institution.

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