Democrats are desperately trying to maintain political power by perpetrating a number of lies. The National Pulse has been on the forefront dissecting the lies, including The Russia Lie, The Charlottesville Lie and The Insurrection Lie, to name a few.
There is one lie, though, that exceeds all others because without it, the Democratic Party would cease to exist: The Racism Lie. This week, our editor at The National Pulse, Raheem Kassam, was banned from Twitter immediately after publishing an article critical of the Congressional Black Caucus. Merrick Garland spent his testimony before the Senate promising to make it a priority to prosecute white supremacists whom he suggests form the core of the Trump movement.
To celebrate Black History Month, The National Pulse provides the following, accurate account of the civil rights movement. In the end, it was black writers and thinkers, operating mostly in alternative media, who won the argument. The white Boomers atop the Oligarchy who silence political opponents under the banner of “racism” steal the valor of the real heroes for political gain.
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In the late 1960s, Democrats in coordination with media, academia and the most powerful institutions in America, performed the greatest political card trick in history. Until then, the upper echelons of the Democratic Party had a strong, historical association with racism. When they could no longer use government to keep black people from their schools, neighborhoods, and clubs, they shamelessly appropriated the civil rights movement to feign a phony moral superiority. Then they weaponized racism, turning the charge against their political opponents.
Merrick Garland is the latest shill in this long and contemptible history.
A History of Harvesting Ballots.
The Democratic Party came into prominence in the 1840s by harvesting three out of five uncast slave ballots to check the North’s attempts at abolition. When Northern Whigs and Abolitionists had enough of Democrat vote padding under the three-fifths compromise, they formed the Republican Party to finally stop slavery for good.
They elected the first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln, and Democrats seceded from the Union and launched a Civil War to preserve slavery. They lost, and to this day, the Democratic Party is the only American institution that ever launched armed insurrection against federal authority – in the 1860s and again in the 1950s – each time to deny African Americans basic civil rights.
During Reconstruction (federal postwar control of Southern states between 1865-1877), Republicans passed the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, the three-fifths compromise, and guaranteeing due process, equal protection, and voting rights. What did the Democrats do in response? They bided their time and used their political clout to work against the meaning of the law and to get milquetoast judges appointed to federal courts. When Democrats returned to Southern state governments after Reconstruction, they began to require official separation of the races in public enterprises, like schools, trains, buses, restrooms, water fountains, etc.
The laws were challenged in the courts, but in 1896 the politically tamed United States Supreme Court bowed to the resistance in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, ruling that “separate but equal” is a perfectly fine interpretation of the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection clause, even though it clearly was not. This purposeful misinterpretation of the Constitution led to a system of apartheid in America, where it was suddenly okay to separate blacks and whites in public, taxpayer funded, enterprises and accommodations. In the South, these were called “Jim Crow laws,” a pejorative description of black citizens meant to add insult to injury. The laws were designed to remove the political and economic gains black Americans had made in the Republican-led period of post-Civil War Reconstruction.
The Jim Crow era lasted several decades. In the face of lynchings, the Ku Klux Klan, and official oppression, African American leaders emerged to challenge the system. Black universities gained prominence, and black-owned newspapers like The [Boston] Guardian and The Pittsburgh Courier began to construct irrefutable arguments against segregation.
A History of Voter Suppression.
In 1912, the revitalized Democratic Party elected the despicable racist, Woodrow Wilson – who is still immortalized in Washington D.C. – as president. This victory was secured by suppressing black Republican votes in the South with literacy tests and the like, while Northern Republicans split their vote between Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. The stolen presidency of Woodrow Wilson had succeeded by 1914 in re-segregating even federal offices. President Wilson would make the pro-Ku Klux Klan film, The Birth of a Nation, the first White House movie screening, after which he would remark, “It’s like writing history with lightning. My only regret is that it is all so terribly true.”
These were wretched times for black Americans. Robert L. Vann, the Courier editor, wrote a groundbreaking editorial for the Christmas 1914 edition, promising to end “every vestige of Jim Crowism.” Then, something extraordinary happened.
The election-fixing, constitution-dissembling, Democratic Party lost the argument to the black thinkers. Black polemicists such as Vann, and W.E.B. Du Bois, and William Trotter convinced Americans of the immorality and unfairness of Jim Crow.
The change was bottom-up, emanating from the working class. In 1947, the “dees, doze, dat” fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers cheered the black-Republican baseball player Jackie Robinson, who had broken the color barrier and changed the world.
Civil rights was first advanced in lowbrow middle class endeavors like major league baseball and not in America’s blue-blooded institutions, which remained racist. Within a year of Jackie Robinson’s breakthrough in 1948, Princeton University named its public policy school after Woodrow Wilson, an elitist throw down on behalf of the school’s one-time despicable racist president.
That the middle class was the champion of racial understanding is especially noteworthy considering that its members were treated to constant racist brainwashing by Hollywood depicting black Americans as inferior. Hollywood has always been in the business of preserving America’s powerful institutions – and in the 20s, 30s and 40s there was no more entrenched, elitist institution in America than racism.
A Real Racist Insurrection.
In 1954, Thurgood Marshall – a black lawyer trained at Howard University – successfully argued Brown v. Board of Education at the United States Supreme Court, which overruled the ridiculous Plessy v. Ferguson decision the same court had made 58-years before. The Equal Protection Clause was finally going to be enforced on behalf of black Americans, 86-years after its initial passage.
Importantly, until then, it was ordinary citizens – skilled writers and thought leaders mostly working in alternative media – who changed minds, and not federal legislation and sprawling bureaucracies. Those would come later.
Never willingly bound by facts, the Democratic Party sought to switch the historical narrative, to make themselves – incredibly – the heroes of the civil rights movement. Texas Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson knew how to use legislation to construct a false consciousness. He backed civil rights legislation that would mostly codify the hard-won gains already made against Democratic opposition.
“They’re Getting Pretty Uppity.”
Before he became vice-president, Johnson commented to his fellow Democratic Senator from Georgia:
“These Negroes, they’re getting pretty uppity these days and that’s a problem for us since they’ve got something now they never had before, the political pull to back up their uppityness. Now we’ve got to do something about this, we’ve got to give them a little something, just enough to quiet them down, not enough to make a difference.”
As president (by way of the Kennedy assassination), he spearheaded the Civil Rights Act of 1964, passed mostly by Republicans, and opposed generally by Democrats.
The minority of Republicans who opposed the legislation had philosophical objections; i.e., if we create all-powerful federal bureaucracies to regulate equality the system will be abused to produce absurdities (they had not yet imagined boys dressing in girl’s locker rooms under compulsion of the law, but that sort of thing). It was an early example of the conservative movement placing abstractions ahead of smart politics, a losing approach that would hurt Republicans for the next 50-years.
Even though Republicans had presided over all of the major racial advances to that point, they would not get credit. By narrative sleight-of-hand, and a huge media-assist, Democrats appropriated the civil rights movement. President Johnson is credibly reported to have exclaimed upon passage of the law, “I’ll have those ni**ers voting Democratic for 200 years.”
Then, the serious race grift started.
Avoiding Valor, Stealing Honor.
Wealthy white baby boomers who could afford college deferments began to burn their draft cards and protest to avoid service in the Vietnam War, so that working-class whites and blacks would be sent in their place. In the jumble of history they later wrote, their war protests somehow merged with the black cause and made white, college-educated twits and not Vann, DuBois and Trotter, the heroes of the civil rights movement.
Today, civil rights is presented almost exclusively as a project of white liberals who came of age in the 1960s. Like all of their lies, this one is spectacular in its audacity.
The historically racist institutions portray themselves as progressive, while casting the working class – the entity with no institutional power during the dark days of Jim Crow – as the institutional racists. The race project in America is directed at fixing the mores and values of working class Americans who had little to do with institutional racism.
If you took a poll on college campuses and asked students why they are reflexively Democrat, their answer – if they were honest – would be “we’re not racist.” It has been one of the most successful propaganda efforts every launched.
How were they able to twist history? The simple answer in the modern political lexicon is: fake news.
NIMBYism When It’s Me. Racism When It’s Thee.
In the late 60s and early 70s, the federal government erected property-value-killing public housing in working-class neighborhoods (and not on Park Avenue) and forced working-class kids to board buses and attend schools miles away.
Coarse, poorly dressed, diction-deficient parents issuing fiery complaints in front of cameras were spliced onto the nightly news by well-dressed news commentators with some version of, “behold the stupid racists.” Basically, the powerful turned poor people against one another by intrusive policies (that never applied to the powerful), just so they could have someone else to blame for their racism.
Thus did America’s institutions shift the blame for the nation’s racist history from themselves to white families in the suburbs. The information op continues to this day. Washington’s top-down unisex bathroom and girl’s lacrosse roster requirements are designed to cause regular people to complain, so that the political establishment can say, “behold the bigots.”
Conservatives make a mistake when they argue that institutional racism does not exist. The truth is that the great racist institutions of this country never truly repented. They simply learned to redirect their ire. Now, instead of maintaining their elite perch by discriminating just against black people, they have adjusted to direct their bigotry and prejudice at the entire working class — the “basket of deplorables” whether black, white, or otherwise.
They have found new sources of slavery, notably in China, to make their iPhones cheaper and their hair extensions better,
They achieve political cover for their globalism by falsely claiming the civil rights high ground and setting poor people against one another.
Which brings us to this crazy historical moment: where’s the evidence that Trump’s gains among working class voters has anything to do with racism?
Trumped Up Charges.
Go to any of the deep-red counties in the Rust Belt and drive the back roads that connect the once vibrant small towns and you’ll feel a haunting desuetude, the palpable absence of the nation’s manufacturing base that has been sent to China. The people who live there are Trump’s base – his voters. They once voted Democratic but switched. The left, unable to explain this desertion, engages in the logical fallacy of post hoc ergo propter hoc: “we practice identity politics, they stopped voting for us, therefore they are racists.”
That libel is contradicted by the large presence of minorities in these boarded up towns, on the high school football and basketball teams, in the churches, and increasingly in families, as boy still meets girl who lives next door. The same integration of minorities cannot be found, except in token numbers, in the private schools and neighborhoods that surround America’s hedge fund capitals. Republicans have become the party of people who want more and better jobs, not the rich. Trump is one of the few Republicans who understands this, and he has worked it with political skill.
Contrast that with the political establishment.
By 2016, all of Washington had become dependent on the race grift. Democrats were defined by it, for the reasons mentioned above. But Republicans, too, had long-ago made a deal with the grift under the banner of “compassionate conservatism.”
Karl Rove Republicans essentially said, “Okay, we’ll support your working-class social engineering if you support our globalist corporatist initiatives.” When Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks of the “mob” he is talking about the working class voters who have figured that out.
Washington is protected by razor wire today because a political awakening is threatening the out-of-touch establishment. The Trump movement is called racist not because of anything its adherents do that is racist. There is certainly nothing racist in asking that America’s generous and progressive immigration laws simply be enforced.
No, Trump supporters are deemed racist because they are the middle class rejecting top-down regulation. Very simply, Trumpists threaten the race grift in America by telling the establishment to get lost. Trump voters are political heirs to those oppressed in the 1960s by Washington’s bulldozer of irrational public policy in their neighborhoods and schools.
The great divide in America right now is not between black and white. It is Washington, elite institutions, and the establishment, against the rest of us. It is such a profound divide that they have called in the National Guard and built a fence to make a physical demarcation. The January 6th rabble rousers are being investigated and imprisoned aggressively so the “behold the bigots” trick can be tried one more time. They are part of the fencing. Federal authorities have been slow to investigate and disclose facts that undermine the false insurrection narrative.
In 2020, Trump performed historically well among working class black and Hispanic voters, especially in those boarded up mill towns. The places he did not perform as well were generally in Democrat controlled cities in swing states: Atlanta, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Detroit. Rules were tweaked in those places under pandemic conditions to produce the sort of ballot harvesting among disengaged African Americans unseen since the three-fifths compromise.
Time Magazine helpfully told us that a consortium of the credentialed elite conspired to assure an outcome. As reported in that piece:
“It’s massively important for the country to understand that it didn’t happen accidentally. The system didn’t work magically. Democracy is not self-executing.”
In other words, nothing threatens democracy more than when the props of Boomer race conceits – black voters – begin to pull in a different political direction. That’s when powerful whites have to start filing lawsuits to “unsuppress” their votes, ahem.
The good news, from this vantage point, is that the razor wire in Washington is not some entrée to Communist revolution. No, it is the spoiled brats who govern us covering their ears and shouting, “We’re not listening!” Trump landed smack dab in the middle of their heroes’ journeys and wrecked lots of self-involved fantasies among those posing as principled. They cannot accept it, so they have to lie about insurrection.
The Boomer beneficiaries of Democrat lies have more power than ever, but less clout. That is dangerous, because they have shown a willingness to use federal police power to prop up ridiculous but self-serving political narratives. Attorney General Bill Barr’s failure to prosecute The Russia Lie has only emboldened the out-of-control bureaucrats. If you want to see Merrick Garland’s playbook and learn how he will go after political opponents on ridiculously phony premises, click on that link and READ IT! It is the complete, unvarnished story of Russian collusion that pulls no punches and identifies all culprits, Republican and Democrat.
How Boomerism Ends.
An aging and decaying aristocracy is its own brand of pathetic, which we are witnessing.
The once waifish Bruce Springsteen at 71, face lifted, hairline-improved, pumped full of GNC powdered proteins and amino acids after low impact dumbbell workouts to approximate the body-type of someone who drills a single screw into 300 Chevy Volts a day on his shift in Lordstown, Ohio, looked forlornly at the camera in the second half of this year’s Super Bowl and called for unity on behalf of Jeep.
He had one of those triple hoop earrings that you have to show your artist credentials to the girl at the Piercing Pagoda kiosk in the mall to even get, so — please know — this was coming from a place of creative angst one can only develop at a $10 million mansion in a Jersey suburb.
Except nothing about it worked. Barefoot girls on the hood of a Dodge sipping warm beer in the soft summer rain all over America looked at their TV and said in once voice: “Okay, Boomer.”
The Springsteen commercial played during a Super Bowl that featured 22,000 masked real fans interspersed among 50,000 mostly unmasked cardboard cutouts will someday be a cultural marker in the hippy, dippy end of Boomer rule. It is the moment 75-million Americans and counting turned to their 50-inch flatscreens and groaned.
This is the way Boomer-world ends, not with a bang, but with a senile president.
They are propped up by lies, none greater than the “Trump voters are a bunch of white supremacists lie.” Take that away and they are nothing. People are starting to catch on, which is their biggest problem. That explains the irrational political reactions America is witnessing.