Merriam-Webster defines a “white supremacist” as, “A person who believes that the white race is inherently superior to other races and that white people should have control over people of other races.”
I would agree with this definition…, and by this definition, I would guesstimate the number of these people, in the United States, is a very small fraction of the people…, like .0001 percent.
I also feel safe in saying that the vast majority of “white people” in our country feel this ideology is wrong and divisive.
The democrats, however, have now hijacked, and are attempting to redefine the term, “white supremacist” to mean anyone who doesn’t agree with their extreme totalitarian ideology…, and especially anyone who supported, or supports, former President Trump, and conservatism in general.
So, in essence, they’re trying to dump 70 million plus of us, if not more, into a “white supremacist” barrel that previously only held up to like 35,000 people.
In addition, the democrats are attempting to redefine these people, who don’t agree with their extreme totalitarian ideology, as domestic terrorists!
This overt attempt at creating their own ideological police state is very dangerous, and scary, to be honest.
The Associated Press (AP) reports, “White supremacist propaganda reached alarming levels across the U.S. in 2020, according to a new report that the Anti-Defamation League [ADL] [An international Jewish non-governmental organization based in the United States.] provided to The Associated Press.”
“There were 5,125 cases of racist, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBTQ and other hateful messages spread through physical flyers, stickers, banners and posters, according to Wednesday’s report.” That’s nearly double the 2,724 instances reported in 2019. Online propaganda is much harder to quantify, and it’s likely those cases reached into the millions, the anti-hate organization said.”
What about the “hate speech” directed at President Trump?
I would venture to say the cases of this far exceeded 5,125 cases, AND THAT’S BY DEMOCRAT POLITICIANS ALONE!!!
And how about the “hate speech” directed at the supporters of President Trump?!
The cases of this by democrat politicians and the democrat propaganda mainstream media has to be in the thousands as well.
This doesn’t even take into consideration the number of “hate speech” cases by democrats in general.
But that’s okay, because we’re talking about President Trump and his supporters, here, and they deserve it, right?
“The ADL, which was founded more than a century ago, said that last year marked the highest level of White supremacist propaganda seen in at least a decade.”
Right back at ya with the anti-Trump and anti-conservative propaganda.
“Its report comes as federal authorities investigate and prosecute those who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January, some of whom are accused of having ties to or expressing support for hate groups and antigovernment militias.”
‘“As we try to understand and put in perspective the past four years, we will always have these bookends of Charlottesville and Capitol Hill,’ group CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said.”
Okay, we see where you’re coming from.
It is a matter of selective perspective.
‘“The reality is there’s a lot of things that happened in between those moments that set the stage,’ he said.”
There certainly was.
“Christian Picciolini, a former far-right extremist who founded the deradicalization group Free Radicals Project, said the surge in propaganda tracks with White supremacist and extremist recruiters seeing crises as periods of opportunity.”
‘“They use the uncertainty and fear caused by crisis to win over new recruits to their “us vs. them” narrative, painting the “other” as the cause of their pain, grievances or loss,’ Picciolini told the AP. ‘The current uncertainty caused by the pandemic, job loss, a heated election, protest over extrajudicial police killings of Black Americans, and a national reckoning sparked by our country’s long tradition of racism has created a perfect storm in which to recruit Americans who are fearful of change and progress.’”
These are also issues well worth being concerned about…, and being concerned about them doesn’t make someone a “white supremacist.”
“Propaganda, often distributed with the intention of garnering media and online attention, helps White supremacists normalize their messaging and bolster recruitment efforts, the ADL said in its report. Language used in the propaganda is frequently veiled with a patriotic slant, making it seem benign to an untrained eye.”
Ya…, we wouldn’t want any of this “patriotic” talk catching on!
Do you really want to go there regarding propaganda?
“But some flyers, stickers and posters are explicitly racist and anti-Semitic. One piece of propaganda disseminated by the New Jersey European Heritage Association included the words ‘Black Crimes Matter,’ a derisive reference to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with cherry-picked crime statistics about attacks on White victims by Black assailants.”
They actually said, “Black Crimes Matter?!
“A neo-Nazi group known as Folks Front distributed stickers that include the words ‘White Lives Matter.’”
They actually dared to say, “White Lives Matter?!
This cannot be allowed!!!
Do these people have no decency?!!!
“The propaganda appeared in every state except Hawaii.”
Aloha! “Pass the poi Mahalo!”
Good for Hawaii.
“The highest levels were seen in Texas, Washington, California, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania, according to the report.”
That surprises me, seeing that Washington, California, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania, are all such hotbeds of conservative thought!
Now please, please, don’t get me wrong…, I’m not downplaying or excusing the instances of real “hate speech” directed at any group…, but let’s get real here.
In America you’re allowed to have an opinion, regardless of how ignorant or how hateful it is. That’s the First Amendment, and that’s freedom of speech.
All I’m saying is let’s be honest with what’s going on here…, and let’s not try to hang all of this crap on the 70 million plus of us, whose only crime is loving our country and the American way of life.
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Thank you, MrEricksonRules.
Your defense of white supremacy is duly noted.
If I define everyone who doesn’t agree with me as a Nazi, are you a Nazi then? That’s my point.