US Warships Challenge Chinese Islands: FONOP

By: Denise Simon | Founders Code

USS Higgins

The US Navy sent two warships to a disputed archipelago in the South China Sea on May 28 in its latest symbolic protest against China’s claims there.

Reuters first reported that the USS Higgins and the USS Antietam ventured within 12 miles of the Paracel Islands in a demonstration the Pentagon calls a “freedom of navigation operation” or FONOP. The move signals US rejection of China’s claims of political control in the South China Sea.

The objective of their sail-by was a speck of land called “Woody Island,” where China has developed airstrips and port facilities in recent years as part of a broader strategy of establishing bases in these islands to demonstrate and exercise its political claims. This spring, China landed strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons on the island, a symbolic display of its deterrent power, and satellite imagery showed the arrival of surface-to-air missiles this month.


The Vietnamese government protested China’s move as a violation of its sovereign claim to the islands—exactly the language used by China to protest US actions today after sending its own warships to warn away the Americans.

** See more here.

The island is one of many that lay behind the “nine dash line,” a diplomatic term of art for China’s political vision for the South China Sea, which is at the center of a web of claims by nearby nations:

In March, the US sent a destroyer on a FONOP to the Spratly Islands. In response, China increased its naval activity there, including a parade of warships that was also captured by Planet satellites. Tensions in the South China Sea have been simmering for years, but are now complicated by China’s role in North Korean nuclear talks and growing trade disputes with the Trump administration.

*** Meanwhile in April of 2018:

Surveillance photos suggest it has already broken its promise to not land military aircraft on its artificial islands. And there are claims the facilities have begun jamming US forces.

Philippines news service The Inquirer has obtained an aerial surveillance photo taken back in January which appears to show two Chinese Xian Y-7 twin engine aircraft on the recently constructed artificial island of Mischief Reef — also known as Panganiban Reef.

These are military combat transport aircraft, built to rapidly deploy special forces troops and munitions to a battlefield.

The news comes amid reports that electronic warfare equipment recently installed on the islands were last week directed at disrupting the passage of the United States Navy’s aircraft carrier, the USS Roosevelt.


Mischief Reef is within the internationally recognized 370km exclusive economic zone (EEZ) that applies to the Philippines. It is one of seven artificial islands arbitrarily constructed within the disputed Spratly Islands cluster. Three of these have large, 3km long military-grade runways.

China refuses to accept the UN economic zone standard, established after World War II to reduce international tensions, as well as an adverse ruling in 2016 by an international court of arbitration on the matter.

Instead, it insists it holds sovereign territorial rights over the whole 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea, right up to 20km of the coasts of bordering nations including Taiwan, Vietnam, Borneo and Malaysia.

“If they could land transports now, in the future they might want to land more provocative and destabilizing types of assets such as fighter jets and bombers,” research fellow Collin Koh at Singapore’s Rajaratnam School of International Studies’ Maritime Security Program, told The Inquirer.


The Wall Street Journal reports US intelligence officers have identified radar and communications jamming equipment being installed on Beijing’s artificial South China Sea island fortresses.

Such electronic warfare devices are designed to block an opponent’s radar from ‘seeing’ what is going on, and prevent ships and aircraft from communicating with each other and the outside world.

Now, a US Navy pilot appears to have confirmed that these facilities are active.

Serving aboard the USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier which passed through the South China Sea to visit the Philippines last week, he implied the immense warship and its aircraft had been targeted by these disruptive devices.

“The mere fact that some of your equipment is not working is already an indication that someone is trying to jam you.” the pilot told the Philippines’ GMA News Online.

“And so we have an answer to that,” the naval officer cryptically told the journalist invited aboard for a tour of the ship.

DELVE DEEPER: How does China’s military compare with the US?

The USS Roosevelt had passed through the disputed waterway at the same time as a major Chinese naval parade was being staged on behalf of its new President-for-life, Xi Jinping.

The pilot reportedly flew one of the US Navy’s EA-18G Growler aircraft — a modified Super Hornet intended to provide electronic warfare support for accompanying ships and aircraft.

“This is not something that the US will look kindly on or think they can overlook.” military analyst Omar Lamrani at geopolitical think-tank Stratfor told Business Insider .

Lamrani said that even though electronic jamming was nothing like shooting a weapon, such activity was provocative and “could lead to an escalatory pattern that could be negative for both sides.” More here.


#WhereAreTheChildren: A Quick Primer on ‘Unaccompanied Alien Children’

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

Future Democrats riding on “La Bestia”

If it was not for Brandon Darby of Breitbart News, it is unlikely that anyone would have known about the “more than 125,000” “unaccompanied alien children” (government term) crossing the border into America after being lured by their own local newspapers. The surge in “children” (mostly male and mostly over 14-years-old) led to the federal government to “relaxing” identity requirements for foster parents.

On January 26 2016, the Washington Post reported:

“Andrea Helling, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes the Office of Refugee Resettlement…acknowledged that the agency briefly relaxed identity requirements for family members collecting children at the height of the surge in May 2014 to help place children more quickly.”

The inevitable result was that the Obama administration “failed to protect thousands of Central American children …leaving them vulnerable to traffickers and to abuses at the hands of government-approved caretakers.” The WaPo article was based on a 56-page investigative report initiated by Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) after “several Guatemalan teens were found in a dilapidated trailer park near Marion, Ohio, where they were being held captive by traffickers and forced to work at a local egg farm.”

Perhaps the most terrifying part of the investigative report was this:

“And once the children left federally funded shelters, the report said, the agency permitted their adult sponsors to prevent caseworkers from providing them post-release services.”


That same day, January 26, 2016, then-President Obama told Democrats during a retreat that another Democrat would be the next president, he claimed that he was going to tackle urgent issues like the so-called “gender wage gap” by hosting a summit for women at the White House and Obama also weighed in on the controversy of not enough people of color winning Oscar awards.

There was no hashtag for children on January 26 2016.

In case you need a reminder, Obama’s “immigration advisor” Eliseo Medina gives the reason why Democrats are so interested in giving amnesty to illegal aliens. It has nothing to do with compassion, and everything to do with a one-party state.

President Trump knows it, too.


#WhereAreTheChildren: The stunning hypocrisy over the 2014 ‘migrants in cage’ photo

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

Losing children is only bad if it happens on Trump’s watch.

If a reputable think tank or academic institution came up with the perfect experiment to prove anti-Trump hysteria, it would likely not compete with the breathtaking hypocrisy demonstrated this weekend over a photo showing unaccompanied alien children sleeping in a holding cell.

READ: #WhereAreTheChildren: A Quick Primer on ‘Unaccompanied Alien Children’

The photo was taken in 2014, but many people mistakenly thought they photo was taken recently and used the occasion to express typical over-the-top outrage at President Trump without knowing anything about the circumstances of the photo. While it is expected that socialists and racebaiters such as Shaun King, Linda Sarsour and Qasim Rashid or activist actors such as Mia Farrow and Rosanna Arquette would leap before investigating the facts, many other “twitter verified” (have the blue check mark next to their names) and otherwise prominent democrats and journalists also jumped in with both feet, using the photo to lament about Trump holding children in cages.

Some of these partisan hacks include Jon Favreau, Obama’s speechwriter, Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief of The New York Times Magazine, “award-winning journalist” Lauren Wolfe, NY Times Best-Selling Author of “I’M JUDGING YOU” Luvvie Ajayi, Senior investigative reporter Propublica T. Christian Miller, Editor of CounterPunch Jeffrey St. Clair,  The Rev. Leah D. Daughtry, the Chief Executive Officer of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and CNN Reporter Hadas Gold.

Here are some of the tweets (some are screenshots of deleted tweets) and stick around for a bit of commentary below.

Jon Favreau

CNN Reporter Hadas Gold

While Red Raccoon is not verified, he has a large social media reach:

Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA sums it up.

As an aside, when confronted by the fact that the article they are all promoting as an example of “Evil Trump” was from their God-King Obama, the reactions ranged from denial (deleting the tweet), to lashing out.

Lauren Wolfe, who writes for “The Nation” (the house journal of the oldest and most radical left think tank in D.C., the Institute for Policy Studies) had one of the most over-the-top “I am a victim” freak-outs about the whole thing, even creating a poll to illustrate how much of a victim she is.

Here is just a sample. Wow.

I have two takeaways from this:

  1. The circumstances don’t matter. The left really just wants to be outraged at Trump. This news story came out in 2014, and much worse came out in 2016 when it was revealed that Obama’s administration was not properly following up on the unaccompanied alien children, leading to repeated abuse. Those news stories barely registered as a blip in the news cycle. It is not about the kids, it is about ideology.
  2. One thing that genuinely surprised this author is that so many reflexively tweeted out the “migrants in cage” story without checking it. Is this evidence that these people genuinely believe the constant lies coming from people like Shaun King, who literally just deleted a bevy of tweets after he falsely called out a police officer -by name- for rape which turned out to be a completely fake story.

It is amazing that even after all this, the left does not understand why Americans distrust the mainstream media and voted for President Trump.


The Rainbow Conspiracy Part 5: Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition – Marxist/Maoist Model for Modern Democrats

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal

Part 4 here.

This unholy alliance is working on a new Rainbow Coalition. This time its called the “New  American Majority” – and its coming to a polling place near you.

Jesse Jackson for President 1984

Former Stanford University Marxist-Leninist student radical Steve Phillips is now a San Francisco lawyer and a Democratic Party power broker. Married into the billionaire Sandler family, Steve Phillips is using his wealth and influence to move the Democratic Party and the country permanently to the far left. He is funding stealth leftist candidates of color across the country and directing huge resources into voter registration drives among Black, Latino and Asian American communities to create an unbeatable “New American Majority.”

In his book, Brown is the New White, Phillips makes it very clear that there is an unbroken line between Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition of the 1980s, the Obama movement of 2008 and the emerging “New American Majority.”

Steve Phillips should know, he was involved every step of the way.

I was a delegate to Jackson’s 1984 and 1988 campaigns, and I took a year off from college to serve as the California student coordinator of his 1988 campaign. Through that baptism by political campaign, I learned some lasting truths about politics and social change. Before Barack Obama went to law school, before Spike Lee made his first movie, before Shonda Rhimes could even dream of writing television shows featuring actors of color, a forty-two-year-old Black civil rights leader shook up the political system by running for president of the United States of America. To get from Martin in 1968 to Barack in 2008, we needed Jesse in 1984 and 1988.

It was during the presidential elections of the 1980s that the seeds planted in the 1960s began to sprout and become visible in national politics. Jackson was fond of saying, “When the old minorities come together, they form a new majority.” The potential of this prophecy came into sharp focus in the 1988 campaign as Jackson won the presidential primaries in eleven states, led the race for the Democratic nomination near the halfway point, and finished as the Democratic runner-up with the most votes in history up to that time. The key to Jackson’s success—and Obama’s electoral victories twenty years later—was the power of connecting the energy of people of color and progressive Whites seeking justice, equality, and social change to a political campaign for elected office…

As a result of these types of efforts, millions of people of color and progressive Whites were inspired to register to vote and turn out at the  polls in 1984. Two years later, large and enthusiastic voting by people of color helped Democrats win closely contested U.S. Senate races in the heavily Black and Latino Southern and Southwestern states of Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, and North Carolina, capturing control of the Senate from the Republicans. Because the embryonic New American Majority had begun to flex its power in this fashion…

So, if Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition is the model for Steve Phillips’s “New American Majority,” maybe it might be be worth traveling back to the eighties?

The National Rainbow Coalition grew out of Jesse Jackson’s 1984 presidential campaign. During the campaign, Jackson began speaking about a “Rainbow Coalition,” an idea popularized by the late Chicago Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton.

At the 1984 Democratic National Convention on July 18, 1984, in San Francisco, California, Jackson laid out his plans with a speech entitled: “The Rainbow Coalition.”

According to Walter Shapiro:

The speech called for Arab Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, youth, disabled veterans, small farmers, lesbians and gays to join with African Americans and Jewish Americans for political purpose. Whereas the purpose of PUSH had been to fight for economic and educational opportunities, the Rainbow Coalition was created to address political empowerment and public policy issues. After his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic nomination in 1984, Jackson attempted to build a broad base of support among groups that “were hurt by Reagan administration policies” – racial minorities, the poor, small farmers, working mothers, the unemployed, some labor union members, gays, and lesbians.

After hobnobbing with foreign communists such as Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Cuban leader Fiden Castro and Palestinian terrorist leader Yasser Arafat, Jesse Jackson had no problem welcoming American Marxists into his movement.

Jesse Jackson, Fidel Castro, Cuba 1984

According to activists Tre Kwon and Jemena Vergara:

At the time of Ronald Reagan’s 1980 election, the political situation was moving rapidly to the right. The Democratic Party was in retreat, trying to find the way to recover from the blows. In 1984, the left wing of the Democratic Party and its satellite organizations attempted to win the primaries through the Rainbow Coalition, headed by known Civil Rights Movement figure, Jesse Jackson. The goals of the campaign were to oppose Reaganomics and gain support from Blacks, working-class people, immigrants, women, and the LGBT community.

A significant portion of the left found it necessary to back Jackson’s campaign, or risk missing out on an important political opportunity. Organizations like the League of Revolutionary Struggle (M-L), Communist Party USA (CPUSA), Line of March (LOM), the Communist Workers Party (CWP) and the Democratic Socialists of America endorsed Jackson’s candidacy.

The hard left didn’t just endorse the Rainbow, they ran it. It’s no exaggeration to say that the Rainbow Coalition was a “communist front.”

The Communist Party USA’s Daily World said on April 13, 1984, during the Presidential primaries:

The answer to Reagan and Bush is to redouble efforts to build and strengthen the all peoples’ front, a vital part of which is the campaign being waged on the issues by Jesse Jackson.

Communist Party vice presidential candidate Angela Davis chimed in:

The Jesse Jackson campaign is going to force the Democratic Party to speak on issues that they ordinarily would not address.

Leader Gus Hall, when asked who the Communist Party would support for President in the 1988 election, said:

As a political party we do not endorse candidates of other political parties. Communists as individuals work in the election campaign, even in the campaigns of other candidates, not only Communist candidates. I think our members will work for the candidates they think have the most progressive, most advanced positions. At this stage most members of the Party will be working for Jesse Jackson on the basis that he does have an advanced position. But we do not endorse any candidate, including Jackson.

A principal adviser to Jackson for more than 20 years was Communist Party USA veteran Jack O’Dell. O’Dell was International Affairs Director for Jackson’s Operation PUSH in Chicago from the early 1960s onwards and later for Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition, where he served into the late 1980s.

Frontline, November 9, 1987

Actor Ossie Davis, a longtime Communist Party supporter, served on the Rainbow Coalition’s National Board in 1987, as did “former” Party members lawyer Arthur Kinoy, Kentucky civil rights activist Anne Braden and Party supporter Rev. Ben Chavis. Longtime Communist Party supporter (now Congresswoman) Maxine Waters also served, as did Manhattan Borough President and Party supporter Percy Sutton, reportedly a “money man” during Jackson’s 1984 run for the  Presidency.

Coleman Young, Mayor of Detroit and a longtime Communist Party member, was also a Rainbow supporter. Harry Hay, a “former’ communist and founder of the gay rights movement, was a local founder of the Lavender Caucus of Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition during the early 1980s. Hay was “determined to help convince the gay community that its political success was inextricably tied to a broader progressive agenda.”

The Party was also active on the ground. For instance, longtime Iowa communist Ray Teeple was a leader of the state Rainbow Coalition, while Party supporter Tom Mohan was Iowa State Rainbow director.

Democratic Socialists of America largely missed the boat in 1984, but were all in by 1988.

Longtime Democratic Socialists of America supporter Heather Booth served on the 1987 Rainbow Board, as did DSA comrades Dolores Huerta of the United Farmworkers, Gray Panthers founder Maggie Kuhn, Hilda Hason of the Washington DC City Council and William Winpisinger, President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

DSA supporter Jan Pierce co-chaied the Rainbow’s Labor Commission. Shakoor Aljuwani became the DSA staff person working to build support for the Rainbow Coalition, focusing on building Labor for Jackson committees. In 1988, AFSCME leader and DSA comrade Stanley Hill was co-chair of the Jesse Jackson campaign in New York. DSAer Tim Carpenter was a “trusted aide” to the Rev. Jackson’s 1988 campaign, while comrade Rhys Scholes helped run things on the ground in Oregon. In Hawaii, DSA couple Nancie Caraway and future state Governor Neil Abercrombie were both prominent in the Rainbow Coalition.

Ben Nichols, Mayor of Ithaca New York, David Dinkins, Mayor of new York City, and Jim Scheibel, Mayor of St. Paul Minnesota, were all DSA comrades who owed their positions to the Rainbow Coalition.

Kurt Stand, a DSA comrade in Washington, DC helped the Spring 1988 issue of the Rainbow Organizer. At the time he led a spy ring, stealing military secrets for communist East Germany. He was later sentenced to 17 years in prison.

Rainbow Organizer Spring 1988

It was the Maoists however, who really ran the Rainbow organization.

The Communist Workers Party chased the Rainbow early on. Supporters of China and North Korea, the ultra-violent CWP originally disdained electoral politics, but changed tactics just in time to get behind Jesse Jackson’s 1984 bid. They mainly worked through their still existing New York front group Asian Americans for Equality.

In 1984, Asian Americans for Equality activist Bill Chong was National vice-chair of Asians for the Jackson Campaign. His comrade Linda Peng was New York State Asian American Jackson campaign coordinator. Regular contributor to the CWP’s Workers Viewpoint newspaper Mike Alexander became Mississippi state coordinator for the 1988 Jackson campaign.

In 1984, Communist Workers Party leader Phil Thompson toured the country rousing support for Jesse Jackson.

Phil Thompson Jackson tour

At a convention in mid-1985, the CWP formally dissolved itself, in its place arose a new organization, the New Democratic Movement, devoted to establishing “local power bases” inside the Democratic Party. There was nothing “democratic” about the new group. Jerry Tung, general secretary of the former CWP, explained his strategy to the faithful. “[O]nce you get people elected or appointed to office, you can award contracts to friends…. When you can raise money for political purposes, when you do it in the right place in the right atmosphere, and look right, and the [mainstream] party bosses are there, then that money makes them take you seriously.”

Former CWP members are still very powerful in the New York Democratic Party and also around Southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu.

Next in line to board the Jackson train was Line of March. Originally Maoist, by 1990, LOM was strongly supportive of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

Line of March held multiple key positions in the Rainbow. LOM activists in the Rainbow included Carla Wallace, steering committee Kentucky Rainbow Coalition and Clarence Lusane, a leading Washington, DC activist. In 1984, LOM supporter Josie Camacho was Rainbow Coalition co-chair in California’s 8th District; in 1989, Larry Hobson was co-chair of the USC-Fresno Rainbow Coalition; and Leni Marin was chairman of Filipinos for Jackson.

In 1984, Lillian Galedo was a leader of Filipinos in the Rainbow Coalition. In 1988, Pam David was co-chair of Lesbians and Gays for Jackson,  Romy Garcia was a member of the interim steering committee of the Washington Rainbow Coalition and Vicki Alexander was the co-chair of Rainbow Coalition Women’s Commission and a Rainbow National Board member.

Line of March’s Frontline, April 11 1988

Line of March was probably the second most powerful faction inside the Rainbow. The number one spot went hands down to Steve Phillips’ comrades in the League of Revolutionary Struggle.

The LRS was behind Jackson right from the beginning. League leader Amiri Baraka was urging Jackson to run for President in the pages of Unity  as early as January 1984.

Unity January 25 1984

The League and its supporters dominated the Rainbow in California, Boston and to a slightly lesser degree in New York and Chicago. Altogether the League probably had at least a thousand members working inside the Rainbow.

Notable LRS/Rainbow members include Mike Murase and Butch Wing, who both served on the National Rainbow Board and were trusted Jackson advisers. LRS supporters Sasha Hohri (New York Asians for Jesse Jackson) and Nebraska farm activist Merle Hansen, who doubled as Jackson’s agricultural adviser, also served on the National Board. LRS comrade Eddie Wong was national field director for the 1988 Jesse Jackson for President campaign.

Further down the food chain, LRS supporter Tracy Takano served as chair of the Hawaii Rainbow Coalition, while comrades Mae Louie chaired the Boston Rainbow and Cliff Joseph led Artists for Jackson in New York. The LRS permeated Jackson’s organization in both 1984 and 1988. Today many of them are involved in the new Rainbow Coalition – currently in production.

Unity August 3, 1984

One more Rainbow sub-group deserves mention, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization. Strong in the Midwest, Boston and New York, Freedom Road (or its ancestor groups) dedicated many of their cadre and supporters to both Jackson campaigns.

FRSO comrade Bill Fletcher was the Boston labor coordinator for the Jackson campaign. Comrades Patrick McCann and Mike Meiselman were Rainbow leaders in Maryland, Jon Liss manned the barricades in Northern Virginia, while Kris Penniston was active in the Madison Wisconsin Coalition.  Boston FRSO supporter Gene Bruskin served as the labor director for the Rainbow Coalition.

According to Freedom Road:

Jackson had the most left platform of any major party candidate in the 20th century. He won support from a “broad array of forces—African Americans, naturally, and other oppressed nationality communities, but also several unions, white family farmers in the Midwest crippled by the Reagan Recession, gays facing the first great wave of AIDS deaths, feminists, students and more. Much of the organized socialist left in the US, and an even larger section of unaffiliated reds and revolutionaries threw themselves into the campaigns”.

Jackson’s newly formed  National Rainbow Coalition, billed as an independent form that would fight inside and outside of the Democratic Party for a radical agenda, provided a common project for comrades to work on and around. Now we could test and strengthen the unity we had built. In 1988, Jackson won nearly a third of the delegates, and the “Democratic Party moved hard to co-opt him”.

When Jackson slid into the Democratic Party mainstream he tried to bring his whole campaign with him. But FRSO members joined others fighting to keep their state Rainbows independent until he dissolved them.

Freedom Road’s Forward Motion magazine circa 1988

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition earned a respectable 7 million votes in 1988. Most of his cadre were fired up to run again in 1992, but Jesse Jackson seemed more interested in moving “mainstream.” In 1990-91, the Communist Party split, as did the League of Revolutionary Struggle. The Line of March imploded in tandem with its beloved Soviet Union. The Rainbow’s base was severely weakened. There simply wasn’t the infrastructure to maintain the Rainbow and it soon collapsed.

The League of Revolutionary Struggle split two ways. The majority faction became the Unity Organizing Committee, remnants of which form the backbone of Steve Phillips’ PowerPAC+.

The smaller Socialist Organizing Network eventually folded into the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, which also absorbed some remnants of the Communist Workers Party and Line of March, to become a major player in today’s American left.

In 2017, Freedom Road entered into an alliance with the Communist Party USA and Democratic Socialists of America to rebuild the Rainbow inside and outside of the Democratic Party. Freedom Road is also close to Steve Phillips and PowerPAC+

This unholy alliance is working on a new Rainbow Coalition. This time its called the “New American Majority” – and its coming to a polling place near you.

Look for Part 6 coming soon: “From Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition to Steve Phillips’ ‘New American Majority'”

A book entitled “The Rainbow Conspiracy” will be released in October 2018.


The Gender Fluid Culture & It’s Impact on Children

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

Screenshot from Hype & Influence episode 2 featuring 10-year-old “drag kid” Desmond Napoles.

“The American College of Pediatricians urges healthcare professionals, educators and legislators to reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex. Facts – not ideology – determine reality.” – American College of Pediatricians, September 2017 

It is difficult to imagine anything more potentially damaging to a child’s psyche than the ridiculous normalization of the “gender fluid” movement, particularly as it is imposed on them directly. The American College of Pediatricians flatly refers to it as “child abuse.”

An organization called “Gender Creative Kids” in Canada “provides resources for supporting and affirming gender creative kids within their families, schools and communities.” They received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, as well as from TD Bank. One of the repeated goals of the organization is to combat “transphobia.”

They advertise a toy on their website for transgender kids. Watch:

One has to speculate about the rationale behind this effort to degrade gender identity. Is it to break down the family and therefore, the “patriarchy”? Is the goal to confuse children so that they become more malleable adults?

If adults are interested in a culture of drag, it is their choice. But imposing “gender fluidity” on children is becoming normalized by classrooms everywhere and such “mainstream” outlets as the New York Times, who published an article earlier this month titled: “My Gender Fluid Senior Prom.” Adults with common sense must stand up and fight to protect the most vulnerable among us.

Drag Queen Story Time:

Is this healthy?

Lactatia’s parents can be seen here (archived).

Here he is with his dad:

“Lactatia” with his dad.

The New York Times highlighting little boys wearing make up:

According to the American College of Pediatricians, “Reversible or not, puberty- blocking hormones induce a state of disease – the absence of puberty – and inhibit growth and fertility in a previously biologically healthy child.” They note that “[R]ates of suicide are nearly twenty times greater among adults who use cross-sex hormones and undergo sex reassignment surgery, even in Sweden which is among the most LGBTQ – affirming countries.”

They ask the question:

What compassionate and reasonable person would condemn young children to this fate knowing that after puberty as many as 88% of girls and 98% of boys will eventually accept reality and achieve a state of mental and physical health?

But Vice News fails to mention that:

There are many organizations seeking to promote transgender kids (many under the hashtag #TransYouth):

Watch this video featuring “Desmond the Amazing,” an adorable child who refers to himself as a “drag kid.”

In this author’s opinion, the best way to deal with children who are confused about their gender is to practice kindness, patience, and understanding. In time, they will pass puberty and learn who they are. The answer is not to sexualize them and God forbid, do not medicate them!


Memorial Day Parade in Trump Country USA

By: Lloyd Marcus

A year ago, Mary and I moved from Florida to Paw Paw, West Virginia (population 500) to be near our parents. Saturday was our first Paw Paw Memorial Day parade; patriotic Americana at its best. Both sides of Main street was adorned with flags – Old Glory proudly flying high waving in the breeze. The refreshing sound of Paw Paw school marching band’s excellent rendition of “America the Beautiful” filled the air. Remember the New York school principal who banned “God Bless the USA” on one occasion and “Stand Up for the Red, White and Blue” on another? https://bit.ly/2xq9puX

A leftist judge upheld a California school banning students from wearing American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo. Administrators claimed American flag shirts would inflame the passions of Latino students celebrating their Mexican holiday. https://bit.ly/2xh4V9F

A Virginia school board Chairman, Ryan Sawyers, decreed that students will not be required to stand for the National Anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance. https://bit.ly/2LzRhBG

Folks, leftists who control public education are intentionally undermining patriotism by demonizing America.

Judging by the demeanor and behavior of students as they walk pass our home everyday, Mary and I suspect Paw Paw school students are getting a no nonsense quality education. Unlike urban schools https://herit.ag/2INqvbe, I suspect Paw Paw students are not being taught that patriotism is bigoted and insensitive to illegals – taught that America is racist, sexist, homophobic and the greatest source of evil on the planet.

The parade featured antique cars, trucks and tractors – fire engines, a marching band from neighboring Berkeley Springs – floats from numerous civic organizations and churches. Kids excitedly scrambled for candy thrown from the floats. Many were pre-k children. My mind went to the Texas pre-k teacher who said under the “Welcoming Schools Program”, she must explain homosexuality to 4 year olds and teach them that “gay love is beautiful”. https://bit.ly/2sgVO3e Watching the toddlers laughing, playing and scrambling for candy, the thought of interrupting their innocence to indoctrinate them with confusing leftist propaganda is the height of wicked child abuse.

The parade float that truly moved me featured a female soldier in uniform who stood frozen at attention saluting our flag in the unforgiving sun and heat. The float had a hand written sign which read, “Stand for the flag”. This woman’s respect, discipline and commitment spoke a powerful silent message about how proud she is to be an American and what it means to be an American. As I watched the touching float move out of my sight, the soldier remained frozen.

Look at this woman’s display of extreme respect for our flag in light of NFL players’ ongoing displays of disrespect for our flag, country, police and military.

Last football season, Trump said it was shameful for NFL players to disrespect our flag. Sports media, democrats, Hollywood, NFL management and players joined in a gang assault attacking Trump. They blasted their narrative 24/7 that idiot president Trump picked a fight with the NFL. These leftists had no idea that outraged angry football fans and the American people would side with Trump. So this season, the NFL made a smart business decision not to permit players to, in essence, give America their middle fingers on the field.

The NFL rule this season is players who kneel during the National Anthem will be fined. Displaying remarkable arrogance and disrespect for fans who buy tickets, the NY Jets owner said he will pay the fine https://bit.ly/2scZzY0; in essence, coddling his spoiled brat, ungrateful and disrespectful millionaire players.

Paw Paw’s parade was an extravaganza of patriotism with red, white and blue – stars and stripes displayed on horses, floats, cars, people and even babies. Clearly, Paw Paw is love America Trump country;Trump election signs still live on a few lawns. And yet, none of my mostly white fellow Paw Paw residents called me the “n” word or tried to lynch me. Fake news, mainstream media relentlessly promote their lie that Trump voters are white supremacists who hate everyone not like them. The atmosphere of the Memorial Day festivities was laid back and friendly – families enjoying themselves.

Mary and I are a black/white interracial couple. Shortly after moving into our Paw Paw home, white neighbor Peggy knocked on our front door welcoming us with an apple pie. White neighbor Ron showed up one day with corn from his garden which he promised would be the sweetest we have ever eaten. Ron was correct. Elderly white gentleman Charley and his buddy George pulled in our driveway to personally welcome us to Paw Paw.

Paw Paw’s Memorial Day parade, antique car show and festivities were refreshing and delightful. It represents the real America that is demeaned, impugned and despised by leftists. These folks voted for Trump because they felt leftists’ tyranny and knew our country was swiftly moving in the wrong direction. Trump respects everyday real Americans and is working hard for us.

Mid-term elections are coming in November. If democrats take congress, the deep state will surely impeach Trump. As crazy as this sounds, the deep state does not want America made great again. We must stay engaged helping Republicans keep control of congress.

It was a great day in Paw Paw, WV, Trump country USA. I am extremely proud of my wife Mary for showing remarkable restraint, sticking to her diet by not purchasing fried dough covered with powdered sugar.

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American
Help Lloyd spread the Truth: http://bit.ly/2kZqmUk


Democrats Undermining Black Civil Rights Heroes’ Legacy

By: Lloyd Marcus

My four younger siblings and I have been taking turns caring for our 90 year old Dad who is in home hospice. After checking on Dad sleeping in his bedroom, I visited Dad’s office in the basement. Hung on the walls are numerous citations from governors and mayors, pastoral awards and service awards from civic organizations which tell the extraordinary tale of Dr Rev Lloyd E. Marcus’ life.

In 1952, Dad was among the first handful of blacks to become Baltimore City firefighters. In spite of humiliating racist working conditions, Dad won “Firefighter of the Year” two times. He was Baltimore’s first black paramedic and first black Fire Department Chaplin. Dad achieved numerous firsts for blacks. I began to understand and feel at peace about Dad saying he is ready to go home to Jesus. Dad’s work on earth is done.

But most enlightening was seeing Dad’s office walls plastered with pictures and laminated newspaper clippings chronicling achievements of his five kids and grand-kids. Two articles were about my baby brother winning two awards as a Maryland police officer – a photo of my daughter, Dad’s granddaughter, becoming an officer in the Navy – an article about a grandson who is 37 scoring a game winning touchdown when he was 10 years old. Clearly, Dad is extremely proud of his offspring. I pray and believe Dad’s legacy will live on via his kids and grand-kids.

Practically every room in Dad’s home features pictures of Jesus and civil rights icons; MLK, Malcolm X, Fredrick Douglas and numerous portraits of Obama. No matter how hard I tried to explain to Dad that Obama put implementing leftists’ agenda above helping blacks, Dad loves Obama. I guess it is a generational black thing.

My mom passed away 25 years ago. My sister recently told me she excitedly took Mom to see the home she and her husband purchased in a new community. Driving into the community, Mom saw a sign, “No Thru Access”. Mom panicked and demanded to be taken home immediately. Mom feared my sister’s family would be trapped if her white neighbors decided to attack. Mom’s fear sounded absurd to my sister and me. But it gave us an insight into the racial trauma many blacks experienced back in the day. Thus, I can understand blacks of Dad’s generation emotional ties to Obama – the first black president. Dad did vote for Trump.

Like the Virginia Slims cigarette slogan, America has “come a long way, baby” in race relations since Dad’s day. There is something extremely evil about fake news media, Hollywood and democrats relentlessly deceiving American blacks into believing very little has chanced racially since the 1950s. Democrats tell black parents to send their kids to school wearing bulletproof vests to protect them from racist cops. https://bit.ly/2LrfvxX Democrats teach students that whites are born racist https://nyp.st/2DBV1l8 and labor 24/7 conceiving ways to undermine black progress. Black millennials believing leftists’ lies is as absurd as my Mom’s fear of a mob of white neighbors attacking my sister.

It is extremely disrespectful to my dad and other black civil rights pioneers for Democrats to promote the lie that their hard work, suffering and sacrifices produced very little change in race relations and opportunities for blacks in America.

Democrats have abandoned Dad’s generation of black civil rights pioneers’ mission for an America of brotherhood and equal rights for all. As a kid, Dad took me to the 1963 March on Washington. https://bit.ly/1eQrspQ We heard Dr King say…

The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny. They have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom. We cannot walk alone.”

I have a dream that one day, down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification; one day right there in Alabama, little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.”

The crowd of 250,000 erupted in thunderous applause. Clearly, Dr King and his followers dreamed of racial unity. Today, leftists have transformed Dr King’s movement into demonizing whites while instigating racial division, hate and revenge. Democrats have so overtaken and twisted Dr King’s movement that blacks who do not resent whites or hate America are trashed by democrats; Kanye West, Candace Owens https://bit.ly/2J9kzbV, Dr Ben Carson, Justice Clarence Thomas and Herman Cain to name a few. Democrats are obsessed with punishing white Americans.

Dr King also said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

Old blacks say you had to have your act together to march with Dr King; clean, sober and well behaved. Democrats have thrown character out the window regarding blacks. Everywhere you turn Democrats seek to lower the bar for blacks. Obama’s PROMISE program blocked reporting crimes by blacks in schools. https://bit.ly/2IHd5h4 Despite needing a driver’s license for numerous transactions, Democrats say it is racist to require blacks to show a photo ID to vote. Democrat teachers lobby for black students to be allowed to speak Ebonics, claiming English is too challenging for blacks. Forty years of Democrats lowering the educational, moral and cultural bars for blacks has resulted in 70% of black kids growing up in fatherless households. Poverty is a whopping 37% in black families headed by a single female.


It is evil the way Democrats continue to undermine Dad and other civil rights heroes achievements. To further their lie that America will always be a racist hellhole for blacks, Democrats have falsely branded Trump a racist in the minds of many blacks. The truth is Trump is the best thing for blacks since sliced bread. Black unemployment is at an all time low. https://bit.ly/2CXyfRS

America is the greatest land of opportunity on the planet for all who choose to go for it!

Regardless of Democrat lies, Dad and his generation of civil rights pioneers transformed America, paving the way for blacks to enjoy extraordinary success today. And for that, I am extremely grateful and say thank you.

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American
Help Lloyd spread the Truth: http://bit.ly/2kZqmUk


WATCH: CAIR tries to shut down Bill Federer event in Iowa (video)

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

CAIR wants to silence dissenting viewpoints

The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Iowa Chapter (CAIR-IA) is advising their members to shut down an event held by the Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ, referring to it as “hateful toward Islam and Muslims.” The event, according to the Facebook invitation, features “Author and Historian Bill Federer” who has intensely studied the Qur’an and Islam.

Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ founder Judd Saul, also the director of Trevor Loudon’s films, told the author that his organization exists to “bring truth to the lies presented by the left.” He further stated that his group “will not be intimidated.”

Here is the text of the invitation:

Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ is proud to bring Author and Historian Bill Federer to Waterloo for a special event!

Bill Federer is a nationally known speaker, best selling author and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America’s noble heritage. As an accomplished historian, he has published many books including What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur’an – A History of Islam & the United States and Change to Chains-The 6,000 Year Quest for Control -Volume I-Rise of the Republic. His radio show called The American Minute features historical events “on this day in history”. Possessing a near encyclopedic knowledge of American and European history, his talks on Islam give a fascinating perspective on Islam’s 1400 year war with the West.

Bill be speaking on the truth and history of Islam. This is something that every American needs to hear.

The event is free of charge and we encourage you to bring your friends, family, and pastors.

CAIR is not impressed with the event and is calling on their members to contact the venue and get the event shut down. While nobody is asking CAIR to agree with Bill Federer or the Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ, the idea that CAIR’s default impulse is to shut down dissenting viewpoints is contrary to the spirit of the First Amendment. The better approach would be to read and seek to understand Bill Federer’s research and to dispute what CAIR believes to be false via a civil debate.

Watch a video of Bill Federer discussing his findings on Islam. This author would invite CAIR to respectfully address the author’s points.


#FreeTheHammonds PETITION: Ask President Trump to Pardon Political Prisoners

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

The Hammond Family


There is an incredibly sick affront to justice happening right now, under all of our noses. A father and son, Dwight and Steven Hammond, continue to sit in prison as victims of a massive federal bureaucracy that has been hounding the family, as well as other ranching families, for decades. The Hammond family happens to own property desired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and have been pressured for decades to sell their land to the federal government following in the footsteps of their neighbors, who all eventually gave in.

After numerous legal battles ostensibly designed to beat the family into submission, the ranchers were charged with arson under the “Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996” years after setting two fires that spread to “public” lands in 2001 (spread onto 139 acres of vacant land – which ultimately improved the land) and 2006, an emergency backfire set in order to protect their property in 2006 during a lightening storm which spread and burned an acre of adjoining “public” land.

According to a website dedicated to preparedness,

Backfiring is a way of reducing the amount of flammable material by starting small fires along a manmade or natural firebreak in front of the main fire. These small fires are started on the side of the firebreak closest to the oncoming fire. These small fires are designed to ‘burn back towards the main fire front’ and are usually burning and traveling against ground level winds. This widens the firebreak and helps to suppress the main fire by removing the fuel.

With this in mind, consider recent news stories where controlled fires set by the government ended up spreading to other areas:

The forest fires that sometimes result from controlled fires are not unusual, and when the government is the perpetrator, there are no charges of arson.

The documentation to pardon Dwight and Steven Hammond is in the White House as of May 19 2018.



Trapper’s Quote Of The Week

By: Trapper Pettit

They say it’s the woman who makes the man, but in some situations, it’s the woman who is “The Man.” And unless I’m missing something, “The Man” is still leading from behind. The next ploy… financial?