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time to sit down with a hot cup of coffee and see what victor hanson is writing about this week — The Confederate Mind

Senator Elizabeth Warren has doubled down on her insistence that she is Native American.

THE NEW ONE-DROP FIXATION

In her past incarnations, she probably used that yarn in hopes of helping her win a law professorship at Harvard, which touted her as the law school’s first indigenous-American professor (and others apparently referenced her as Harvard Law’s “first woman of color”). She has refused to back down (and also refused to take a DNA test), even after Native American genealogists disputed her claim.

But what if indeed the pink and blond Warren were found to have 1/32nd or even 1/16th Native American “blood”? Why would that artifact magically make her “Indian,” much less a victim of something or someone, or at least outfitted with a minority cachet?

Does she have an idea of the absurdity of current progressive race obsessions and their creepy pedigrees? In wartime Western Europe, one of the justifications for making Jews wear yellow stars was that it was otherwise impossible to determine whether they were Jews at all, which of course made the entire Nazi edifice of supposed overt racial inferiority a nightmarish joke.

The Fascist and anti-Semitic French novelist Lucien Rebatet explained why the stars were needed for hard-to-identify Jewish citizens: “The yellow star rectifies this strange situation in which one human group that is radically opposed to the people of white blood, and which for eternity is unassimilable to this blood, cannot be identified at first glance.”

What is the moral of this sad reversion to the failed racist systems of the past? Warren is harkening back to the old South’s “one drop rule” of “invisible blackness.” Supposedly any proof of sub-Saharan ancestry, even one drop of “black blood,” made one black and therefore subject to second-class citizenship.

good — if not a bit heavy — stuff as always… i try to steer clear of most politics these days, since it can be just so damn tiring… like this never-ending mental exhaustion of sorts… but i have always found it rather interesting to note the roots and history of the democratic party here in the states.

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5 Comments

  1. Sin Gull-life is Awe sum (right??) March 23, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    “so damn tiring.” but you had so much fun with the last administration. i mean, you sound like a pussy. you’d hammer obama over shit all the time. it’s fucking crickets these days.

    i have this general thought that most folks who support trump or at least voted for him weren’t (and still aren’t) bothered by the shenigans, the racist comments, the lies on top of lies on top of lies. you fit well into this category of people.

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  2. lol wut is this comment above trying to say

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  3. it’s crickets these days cuz i just got tired and OD’d on it all… Obama still won not once, but twice… and now we have Trump.

    i’m just tired of the never ending cycle of political “news”, the obviously slanted viewpoints (on both sides)… it truly does never end, mang.

    btw… Sin Gull-life is Awe sum??

    #blink #huh

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  4. @brad yeah dude, i just read it twice… lol

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  5. Sin Gull-life is Awe sum (right??) March 24, 2018 at 9:29 am

    this: “i have this general thought that most folks who support trump or at least voted for him weren’t (and still aren’t) bothered by the shenigans, the racist comments, the lies on top of lies on top of lies. you fit well into this category of people.”

    single life = some folk’s perpetual reality.

    “obviously slanted viewpoints (on both sides)” jesus christ. spend 5 minutes reading your posts from 2008-2016.

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