04/14/17

How cute is this??? Socialists bowling for abortion

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal

How cute is this???  Democratic Socialists of America has started bowling teams all over the country to raise money for women who can’t afford abortions.

Cute names too!!!

  • Chicago, IL, The Bowletariats
  • Austin, TX, The PAP Smears
  • Seattle, WA, The Wildcat Strikers
  • Columbus, OH, The General Strikes
  • North NJ, The Jacopins
  • Austin, TX: Roll v. Wade
  • Austin, TX: Wildcat Strikes!

Caroline Reid in Washington DC explains the program.

04/10/17

“Punch Trump in the gut”: Kansas socialists back Congressional candidate James Thompson

By: Trevor Loudon | New Zeal

America’s largest Marxist organization, 20,000 strong Democratic Socialists of America, is intervening heavily in a special Congressional election to be held in the 4th District of Kansas.

DSA wants to “Punch Trump in the gut”…to deliver a shock defeat in the first Congressional election since Donald Trump won the presidency in November 2016. To this end, the socialists are heavily backing Democratic candidate James Thompson in a deep red district vacated by Trump’s CIA pick Mike Pompeo.

Regarded as an impossible mission only a few weeks ago, the April 11th election is now widely regarded as very much “in play.”

Candidate Thompson, a Bernie Sanders supporter,  plays to the middle, emphasizing his military background, but his Marxist supporters regard him as a “progressive Democrat,” very much worthy of their support.

Many Wichita Democratic Socialists of America supporters are actively supporting Thompson’s campaign. The most important is probably the candidate’s right hand woman, Field Director Rhonda Cox.

Rhonda Cox took on the important role of coordinating Thompson’s campaign volunteers in February, 2017.

In November 2016, Rhonda Cox joined the 400 member Wichita Democratic Socialists of America public Facebook groups and has signaled her intention to attend at least two Wichita DSA meetings since then.

Rhonda Cox has worked to enlist help from other “progressive” groups including Sister District and Moveon.org. She says “this is such an important race and a test of the Trump administration. If he (Thompson) can win this race in this red red state of Kansas it will be like punching Trump in the gut”.

Wichita Democratic Socialists of America seems to have made electing James Thompson a top group priority.

On February 8th, James Thompson participated in a debate with four other Democratic Party hopefuls, moderated by Friends University political science professor and Democratic Party activist Russell Arben Fox.

In recent days, the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) used Thompson’s alleged extreme pro-abortion views to attack the candidate in this ad.

The NRCC attributes its ad to statements allegedly made by Thompson at the February 8th event.

Russell Arben Fox

“That forum took place at Friends University, and I moderated it, and know exactly what was said about abortion that night, because I was the one who asked the candidates the questions,” says Russell Arben Fox.

“Thompson is pro-choice. But there was nothing – NOTHING – said that evening, by anyone, about “late-term abortions” or “sex-selective abortions.”

Thompson’s campaign has requested that the ad be pulled from a local TV station, but Matt Gorman, communications director for the NRCC, has said on Twitter that “the ad is still airing and is 100% accurate.”

No one unfortunately, has mentioned the fact that Russell Arben Fox has been a key leader of the Wichita Democratic Socialists of America for close to a decade.

02/4/17

Trump Joins Ranks of DNA Deniers

By: Cliff Kincaid | Accuracy in Media

At the March for Life, Vice President Mike Pence said, “Life is winning through the steady advance of science that illuminates when life begins, more and more, every day.” White House Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway said, “Science and medicine have joined religion and morality in causing many Americans to rethink just how fragile and how triumphant human life truly is.”

The DNA deniers at Planned Parenthood and in the Democratic Party are desperate to ignore the scientific fact that an unborn child has his or her own DNA, separate from the mother.

But in another area, human sexuality and the biological differences between men and women, the DNA deniers have not only just scored a major victory in the matter of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), but have demonstrated high-level sway with President Trump himself.

In a major setback for the facts of life and common sense, the BSA has decided to allow girls who think they are boys to join. The decision demonstrates that, despite Donald J. Trump’s victory, the forces of political correctness, or Cultural Marxism, are still on the march. Yet, in a flip-flop, Trump has just decided that Obama’s executive order protecting “transgenders” should remain in place.

The issue of Obama’s birth certificate, once a cause célèbre for Trump, has passed. But in welcoming “transgenders,” birth certificates don’t seem to matter at all.

The BSA statement says, “For more than 100 years, the Boy Scouts of America, along with schools, youth sports and other youth organizations, have ultimately deferred to the information on an individual’s birth certificate to determine eligibility for our single-gender programs. However, that approach is no longer sufficient as communities and state laws are interpreting gender identity differently, and these laws vary widely from state to state.”

In other words, the BSA is selling out to the DNA deniers. Girls can be boys, and vice versa.

In a previous column, we noted that the liberals and their media allies always claim they are in favor of science on matters such as global warming or climate change. But on the matter of human sexuality, science is denied and people are allowed to make up “facts” about themselves.

The New York Times headline proclaimed, “Boy Scouts, Reversing Century-Old Stance, Will Allow Transgender Boys.” The term “transgender boys” is made up. It is fiction. It’s like calling a tree a car.

Yet, The New York Times claims to have the ability to ferret out “fake news.”

The notion that a girl is a boy is one of the biggest examples of “fake news” we can find. If you can’t separate boys from girls, everything else is up in the air and anything goes.

When I took the Boy Scout Oath on my way to Eagle Scout, I pledged “to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.” How is “morally straight” compatible with an organization that allows members confused about their own sexual identity?

Since the BSA has abandoned traditional values, including the facts of science and biology, a new organization called Trail Life USA has been formed. It is a Christian scouting organization for boys and young men.

There is also an alternative to the Girl Scouts called American Heritage Girls. It, too, embraces Christian values.

Unfortunately, the new Trump administration has sided with the DNA deniers in deciding to maintain Barack Obama’s 2014 Executive Order that prohibits federal contractors from “discriminating” on the basis of sexual orientation or “gender identity.” The Washington Post says the order applies to 24,000 companies that collectively employ about 28 million workers—representing about a fifth of the U.S. workforce.

The decision to keep the Obama order, said The New York Times, was Trump’s personal decision.

Various self-declared sexual minorities were ecstatic. The homosexual magazine the Advocate declared that Trump broke a campaign promise in response to “mounting pressure from LGBT activists.”

Ryan T. Anderson of The Heritage Foundation noted that Trump’s decision to keep the Obama executive order threatens religious liberty.

“This perfectly terrible order requires all businesses to affirm the radical LGBTQ agenda as the cost of doing business with their own government,” commented Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth says he is “deeply disappointed that Mr. Trump has chosen to defend false LGBTQ ‘rights’ based on changeable homosexual and gender-confused behaviors.”

Obama’s CIA director, John Brennan, was a nemesis of President Trump during the transition, but it looks like the “diversity” policies he promoted will remain in place. Brennan told The Wall Street Journal in his final interview as director that “he would prefer his legacy be the way he fought to nurture a workforce that reflected America’s diversity.”

“During his tenure” as CIA director, the paper reported, Brennan had “put particular emphasis on promoting the interests of gay, lesbian, and transgender officers. He was the first CIA director to attend an annual social gathering of LGBTQ employees and has been known to wear a rainbow lanyard around the office as a symbol of solidarity.”

All of this was fashionable in the Obama administration. But why should DNA denial be carried forward in the Trump administration as an official policy? The Trump administration seems to recognize the facts of biology and DNA in how they approach the abortion issue. Yet, on matters involving “gender identity,” truth has been left behind and the Obama policy will apparently continue.

Such an approach in the field of intelligence can be suicidal. If intelligence officers can’t figure out their own sexual identity, how can we expect them to identify the nature of foreign threats to America?

Obama also forced on the U.S. military a policy of allowing “transgendered soldiers” and even paying for their sex change operations. One of those soldiers, Bradley Manning, who now claims to be a female, had his prison sentence commuted by Obama before he left office. He was in prison for espionage.

Republicans in general condemned the commutation, noting Manning’s role in giving classified documents to WikiLeaks. They should take a look at the role of sexual confusion over “gender identity” in Manning’s decision to betray his/her country. He was an open homosexual in the Armed Forces before deciding to become a woman.

When you allow mentally confused people in the ranks of the military or intelligence community, you are inviting treason and treachery. The Manning case proves the point.

If soldiers or intelligence analysts can’t figure out whether they are male or female, how can they be expected to understand right versus wrong? These people should be placed in a mental hospital, not the CIA or the Special Forces.


Cliff Kincaid is the Director of the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism and can be contacted at cliff.kincaid@aim.org. View the complete archives from Cliff Kincaid.

01/2/17

The ongoing progressive battle against the ‘surplus’ population

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

Screenshot from 2009 “Report” on Margaret Sanger from Planned Parenthood

“Society allows the diseased, the racially negligent, the thriftless, the careless, the feeble-minded, the very lowest and worst members of the community, to produce tens of thousands of warped, and inferior infants…” – Eugenicist Marie Stopes, who disowned her son for marrying an inferior woman (she wore glasses) and founder of the “Society for Constructive Birth Control and Racial Progress” Quote from “Radiant Motherhood,” 1920

“Birth Control propaganda is thus the entering wedge for the Eugenic educator….the most urgent problem today is how to limit and discourage the over-fertility of the mentally and physically defective.” – Margaret Sanger, “The Eugenic Value of Birth Control Propaganda,” Oct 1921

“Imprisoned Comrades of the working class have been saved again and again from the clutches of the monster Capitalism…” Margaret Sanger, 1914

Some people have an unhealthy obsession with population control and manipulation. Many initiatives pushed by the radical left intrusively seek to move people, limit people, or do away with pesky humans altogether, often in the innocuous  name of “environmentalism” or “family planning.”

Some of the ways to control and/or limit the population have included eugenics, control of the food supply, abortion, birth control, forced sterilization, euthanasia and urbanization. The decisions are made by the “elites” and their social experiments often end with quite devastating results.

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11/21/16

Abortion Extremist May Run for Top Democratic Post

By: Cliff Kincaid | Accuracy in Media

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With radical Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) already in the running for chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), another extremist is considering entering the race. Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, made a name for herself at the Democratic National Convention with a speech proclaiming that she had an abortion because a baby would interfere with her career plans.

“I wanted a family, but it was the wrong time,” Hogue said in her speech justifying her abortion.

A veteran of the “progressive” movement, she worked for David Brock’s Media Matters, a George Soros-funded group that works to push the media even further to the left by eliminating conservative news and viewers. She also worked for MoveOn.org, another Soros-funded group that got its name from a desire to “move on” from Bill Clinton’s disgraceful sexual affair with a White House intern, and stop the Republican Congress from impeaching the former president. Clinton was impeached by the House but not convicted in the Senate.

Hogue’s speech was described as the first time that a woman boasted about having an abortion at a national political party convention. Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood, which performs abortions, said she was “so proud” to watch it.

Hogue’s old employer, Media Matters, said the speech was designed to eliminate the “stigma” that abortion is morally wrong and/or socially unacceptable, and that the media should have given it more attention.

But the millions of Democrats who are pro-life, an estimated one in three, may not have appreciated the spectacle.

Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats for Life of America, says, “For years, Democrats have been eroding their base of pro-life voters as abortion opponents flee to the Independent category and Republican Party. Democrats for Life of America staff have done an analysis that shows a close correlation between loss of pro-life Democratic seats and the overall decline of Democrats in Congress. The recent election reflects the party’s shift to wholesale support for the abortion industry.”

She said the Democratic Party lost the November 8 election, “thanks in large part to the party’s extreme abortion position,” and that “the party is slowly dying and on the way to being irrelevant if it does not start a dialogue with its pro-life members.”

Hillary Clinton supported abortion up until the moment of birth and advocated taxpayer funding of abortion.

“Standing on a severe party platform on abortion, Hillary Clinton lost soft Republicans, anti-abortion Independents, and millions of pro-life voters in her own party,” the group said. “She lost key states, long part of the Democrats’ Blue Wall, such as Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin…” If the Democratic Party continues moving left on the issue, she said, it risks becoming “the party of coastal, urban elites” without support in Middle America.

Hogue’s group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, was established in 1969 as the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws. NARAL’s co-founder, Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson, was an abortionist who converted to the pro-life cause when he became convinced by science that the fetus was an unborn baby with the right to life. Later, he converted to Catholicism.

Another important item on Hogue’s resumé, her time serving as a “Senior Advisor” to the Soros-funded Media Matters, has become more significant after the release of one of the Clinton campaign emails by WikiLeaks. It shows staffers for Media Matters attending the national Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in order to discover and expose “truly crazy” views held by conservatives and wondering if any other liberals were there “on the sly” to secretly monitor what was going on.

The idea that women should celebrate abortion because it enables feminists to pursue careers may have been popular at the Democratic Party’s convention, but it is not considered morally acceptable by many people, including women.

“What Hogue and NARAL don’t seem to grasp is that their definition of feminism, along with the targeting of a weaker individual—a woman’s own child—diminishes women as a whole,” countered Carole Novielli at Live Action News. “The sign of a strong woman is not in how quickly she will sacrifice her own flesh and blood for personal ambition, but in how she maintains her dignity and that of her child while working through a challenging situation to find real solutions.”

Former abortionist Nathanson said in an interview that the abortion rights movement used deception and dirty tricks to make abortion legal and socially acceptable in the United States. One tactic, he said, was to depict Catholic opponents of abortion as “socially backward.” He said “the media drum-fired all this into the American people, persuading them that anyone opposing permissive abortion must be under the influence of the Catholic hierarchy and that Catholics in favor of abortion are enlightened and forward-looking.”

As revealed in the Clinton campaign emails released by WikiLeaks, the same strategy is still being used today. John Halpin, a senior fellow for the Soros-funded Center for American Progress, referred to Catholic beliefs on sexuality matters as “severely backwards.”

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput cited this and other material in the emails as evidence that the Clinton entourage was “riddled with anti-Catholic bigots.” He noted that Sandy Newman, president of Voices for Progress, had emailed Hillary campaign chairman John Podesta to ask about whether “the bishops opposing contraceptive coverage” in Obamacare could be the tinder for a revolution. “There needs to be a Catholic Spring, in which Catholics themselves demand the end of a middle ages [sic] dictatorship,” Newman wrote.

“Of course it would be wonderful for the Clinton campaign to repudiate the content of these ugly WikiLeaks emails,” Chaput said. “All of us backward-thinking Catholics who actually believe what Scripture and the Church teach would be so very grateful.”

Rather than repudiate the emails, a pro-abortion feminist who is proud of her abortion is now apparently in the running for the position of DNC chair.

If she does run, The Huffington Post says the DNC contest could be seen in “progressive circles as a proxy do-over of the Sanders-Hillary Clinton Democratic primary, with all the acrimony that came with it.” Ellison backed Sanders and Hogue supported Hillary.

Hogue was photographed on the verge of tears as the news came in on election night that Clinton was going down to defeat. Cheers, not tears, greeted her news at the convention that she had an abortion because having a baby was an inconvenience.


Cliff Kincaid is the Director of the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism and can be contacted at cliff.kincaid@aim.org. View the complete archives from Cliff Kincaid.

06/27/16

Ted Cruz: ‘Supreme Court sided with abortion extremists’

By: Renee Nal | New Zeal

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Addresses The Media At The Capitol

On Monday, Ted Cruz loudly denounced the Supreme Court decision to strike down Texas House Bill 2 from 2013 “that required all Texas facilities performing abortions to meet hospital-like standards — which include minimum sizes for rooms and doorways, pipelines for anesthesia…”

Cruz stated that the SCOTUS decision is political,

“Unfortunately, the Supreme Court sided with abortion extremists who care more about providing abortion-on-demand than they do protecting women’s health.”

President Obama, on the other hand, lauded the decision. He tweeted that “[E]very woman has a constitutional right to make her own reproductive choices…”

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04/3/16

Where’s the Scrutiny of Hillary Clinton on Abortion?

By: Cliff Kincaid | Accuracy in Media

GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is taking a beating from the press over his flip-flops on abortion. But the leading Democrat candidate for president, Hillary Clinton, has escaped serious scrutiny over her extreme position that would seem to prohibit any restrictions on the procedure.

Trump regularly compares his flip-flops to how Ronald Reagan changed on the issue. Of course, Reagan changed in a much more dramatic and thoughtful way. He actually authored a major essay, 3,600 words in length, which was made into a small book, “Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation.”

Trump has posted an eloquent 600-word statement that notes that he did not always hold the pro-life position, “but I had a significant personal experience that brought the precious gift of life into perspective for me.” He previously had said that “what happened is friends of mine years ago were going to have a child, and it was going to be aborted. And it wasn’t aborted. And that child today is a total superstar, a great, great child.”

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12/7/15

PP and MSM Condemning Decent Americans: Oh Please!

By: Lloyd Marcus

Planned Parenthood

The other day I thought of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. Many of you have probably forgotten who they are. Most likely, a majority have never heard of them. Liu and Ramos are two NYPD police officers assassinated in their police car late last year; shot in the head while eating lunch by a Black Lives Matter enforcer. http://bit.ly/1NFEQ5T

Officer Ramos’ 13 year old son, Jaden, posted an extremely moving tribute to his dad on FB. “Today, I had to say bye to my dad.” http://ind.pn/1PYfXm9

In Texas, Deputy Darren Goforth, husband and father of two children, 5 and 12, was shot at point blank range in back of the head while pumping gas into his patrol car. The BLM black shooter admitted he took-out Deputy Goforth because he was in uniform. http://nyti.ms/1EsXTwh

These are just a few of numerous attacks on cops and whites across America in which assailants proudly proclaimed their motivation to be BLM’s war on cops and whites. And yet, the BLM attacks on whites are purposely unreported along with the epidemic of black on black violence. Ironically, murders and shootings are highest in Democrat controlled cites that have the toughest gun laws. http://bit.ly/1EHh05K

For example: In Chicago over the Thanksgiving weekend 30 people were shot and 8 died. http://bit.ly/1dDaQnE Was this widely reported nationally? Heck no. And yet, every rare occasion in which a cop kills a black regardless of the circumstances is broadcast 24/7, made front page news.

This year, Baltimore broke its 43 year record for murders, mostly black on black. http://fxn.ws/1FLLwq4

Under-reported was the BLM rally in which BLM zealots marched down a New York street chanting, “What do we want? Dead Cops! When do we want it? Now!!!” http://bit.ly/1BMKT1t

I bet you are unfamiliar with hashtag “#killacop”

Hollywood director, Quentin Tarantino was at a BLM anti-cop rally throwing gasoline on the crowd’s fires of hate and revenge by calling cops murderers of blacks. http://bit.ly/1l583dZ

I can pretty much guarantee that the TMZ watching low-info-voters in my family have not heard about the video in which a black supremacist sent out a clarion call to BLM followers that it is open season on killing cops and crackers (white people). http://bit.ly/1Kzm6Uf

For the most part, the mainstream media and Democrats have sided with BLM, hiding the hate group’s violent intentions from the public. As a matter of fact, mainstream media and Democrats are active participants in the hate group’s campaign to demonize America’s police.

Thus, you can imagine how repulsive it is to watch Democrats, the mainstream media and Planned Parenthood arrogantly acting superior as though they have the moral high ground to condemn decent Americans. These Leftist zealots supportive of killing babies are trying to blame all who oppose abortion for the actions of a nut-case shooter at a PP dead baby body parts processing facility. http://bit.ly/1jxhyB0

Even after the release of numerous undercover videos exposing the shocking truth that Planned Parenthood has been illegally and callously harvesting dead baby body parts for profit, PP remains defiant. The latest undercover video catches an abortion doctor selling prized aborted baby heads. http://bit.ly/1lsvJZw

Undeterred, the mainstream media and Democrats remain rock-solid in their loyalty to PP. Remember, Democrats and mainstream media are secular progressive disciples. Abortion is their holy sacrament; must kill babies to save the planet (Goddess Earth).

Watching vile PP executives on TV condemning decent Americans is stomach turning. The same mainstream media, Democrats and PP executives who ignore the obvious connection between BLM and the murder of cops and whites are all over TV blaming Christians, conservative talk radio and pro life advocates for the actions of one crazy man. http://bit.ly/1TiStWT

The arrogance of these hypocritical evil vipers giving BLM a pass while condemning conservatives and Christians tells you everything you need to know about secular progressive zealots.

My fellow Americans, mainstream media, Democrats and PP executives are unworthy of our respect. Therefore, we should not allow ourselves to be put on the defensive or intimidated by them. We must double-down on challenging and defeating mainstream media, Democrats and PP’s evil.

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American
LloydMarcus.com

10/10/15

Sanders Adviser Calls for Repeal of Columbus Day

Cliff Kincaid
Accuracy in Media

Near the end of Mel Gibson’s film “Apocalypto,” we see Christian missionaries arriving in the New World to save the natives from a culture of death that celebrates beheadings and human sacrifices to pagan Gods. Gibson has said he based the dramatic landing scene on the fourth expedition of the great Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. But celebrating the spread of Christianity has become so politically incorrect that a New Age adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has called for repealing Columbus Day.

Marianne Williamson, a prominent supporter of Sanders and his “political revolution,” writes in her book, The Healing of America, that Columbus was “a murderer of indigenous peoples,” and says his life “was a model for the standard of enslavement and killings that came to characterize much of European settlement in the New World…”

She insists that Columbus Day, which was declared a federal holiday in 1937 by President Franklin Roosevelt, must be repealed.

“When it comes to celebrating Columbus or Columbus Day we should just say no,” she writes. She proposes that Columbus Day be replaced by “Immigrants’ Day.”

Williamson, founder of The Peace Alliance and the campaign to establish a U.S. Department of Peace, has been doing much in the political realm other than promoting Sanders and writing about his “revolutionary” vision on the Sanders campaign website. She is sponsoring a conference in Washington, D.C. this month featuring such luminaries as Phil Donahue and promoting “personal peace” and the teaching of “peace in schools.”

In this context, a former teacher who is the curriculum editor of a group called Rethinking Schools and the co-director of the Zinn Education Project hasproposed the abolition of Columbus Day and creation of what amounts to an “Indigenous Peoples Lives Matter” movement. The name “Zinn” refers to Howard Zinn, the Communist Party member who rewrote American history in favor of a “people’s struggle” against evil elites.

While Sanders has embraced Williamson, even speaking at one of her “Sister Giant” feminist conferences, it’s not clear if Sanders favors the tearing down of theColumbus Memorial Fountain, which is located at Union Station in Washington, D.C., just a few blocks from Sanders’ Senate office.

What’s more, there are images of Columbus throughout the U.S. Capitol complex. One shows Columbus examining a globe and chart, using an octant, mercury barometer, and magnetic compass to plan his voyages.

The attack on America’s history as a nation of European immigrants is not new, although the involvement of New Agers and Bernie Sanders supporters like Williamson in this assault doesn’t get any attention in the press. Sanders is usually portrayed as a nice man who believes in a “democratic” version of socialism, unlike the Soviet approach.

However, many Americans are tired of the trashing of their nation’s European roots and are now pushing back against the attempt to smear the reputations of those like Columbus who brought Christian civilization to natives who practiced savagery and barbarism.

An interesting historical fact is that the Columbus voyages were designed to counter the influence of global Islam. “By sailing west, Columbus was aiming to outflank Islam, gaining access to the riches of the East so as to finance the retaking of Jerusalem,” writes Ben Broussard. “Since the fall of Constantinople in 1453 [to Muslim armies], while Columbus was still a child, calls had come from all corners of Europe to renew the Crusade. Columbus saw himself as the instrument to fulfill the longed-for end.”

While the politically correct major media avoid the truth about the reasons for the voyages and what motivated the discovery of the New World, bloggers are stepping forward to answer the question, “Why was Columbus looking for a trade route to the East?” The Citizen Warrior blog notes that “during its second great jihad, Islam had invaded Central Asia and defeated Constantinople in 1453, cutting off the overland route for Europeans. Islamic armies continued their jihad northward, and conquered much of what is now Eastern Europe, until they were finally stopped at the gates of Vienna in 1683 (on September 11th).”

In his book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (And the Crusades), Robert Spencer confirms this, noting that the march of Islam had closed the existing trade routes to the East and that Columbus was trying to “bypass the Muslims” and make it possible for Europeans to reach India by sea.

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), an organization of  men and women of Italian heritage in the United States, has vigorously defended Columbus in a report entitled “Columbus: Fact Vs. Fiction.” However, the report notes that since 1992 “special interest groups” have “used this 15th century Renaissance navigator to further their 21st century political and social agendas.”

Of course, we know these “special interest groups” are the anti-American and Marxist-oriented organizations whose agendas include denigrating America’s Founding Fathers as white racists who oppressed the natives.

There was a time when Democrats and Republicans honored Columbus and didn’t bow to political correctness. In a statement on Columbus Day issued in 1940, President Roosevelt declared, “The courage and the faith and the vision of the Genoese navigator glorify and enrich the drama of the early movement of European people to America. Columbus and his fellow voyagers were the harbingers of later mighty movements of people from Spain, from Columbus’s native Italy and from every country in Europe. And out of the fusion of all these national strains was created the America to which the Old World contributed so magnificently.”

The OSIA report notes that while left-wing activists portray the New World at the time of the arrival of Columbus as an earthly paradise, the natives “practiced cannibalism, ritual human sacrifice and slavery and suffered from syphilis, hepatitis, addictive cocaine use and cancer, caused by smoking.”

The Gibson film “Apocalypto” depicts the human sacrifices in dramatic and graphic scenes, as human hearts are literally cut out of victims and offered up to their sun god. A Mayan priest then chops off a victim’s head, holding it high and then rolling it down a stairway.

In a review, Dr. Peter Hammond, Director of Frontline Fellowship, writes, “By the time the Christians arrive, we have a far greater understanding of what life was like in Central America before the blessings of European civilization brought an end to the incessant genocidal tribal warfare, rampant slavery and human sacrifices of idolatrous paganism.”

The bloody pre-Christian paganism that preceded the arrival of the Christian missionaries is what is now being sold as a Garden of Eden that America should be celebrating instead of Columbus.

With abortions being performed in the U.S. at the rate of over 3,000 per day, and baby parts being harvested for profit, as documented by the Center for Medical Progress, one can only conclude America is already well on its way back to barbarism.

But Marianne Williamson, who ran for Congress on a “pro-choice” platform, thinks honoring Columbus gives America a bad name. That Bernie Sanders embraces her and gladly accepts her advice says a lot about the nature of the Sanders socialist “revolution.” Williamson calls it a “Revolution of Love” against a “sociopathic economy” that requires meditation. “Ignite the change,” she concludes.

Who will defend Christian civilization and Columbus against this New Age socialist gibberish?