The terror attack on a mosque by some white supremacist numbskull sickens me to the core. These people were doing nothing wrong. All they were doing was worshipping their god in their way. Why commit this heinous act?
Much of the heathen community is concerned about the terrorists use of “Valhalla” as a means of stating his intended destination upon his death. I totally agree that his, and much of the white supremacist organizations out there, use of our sacred symbols is disgusting. Heathenry has no room for bigots and racists. However, my biggest concern is how callous the human race has become. This type of stuff should not be common place, but it’s becoming so at an alarming rate. Why? What has made humanity so callous and so narcissistic? Because let’s face the facts about this terrorist, he did this while live streaming via a GoPro and that my dear readers is a sign of narcissism. With the increase of social media and streaming technology, this has become possible to live stream such wanton disregard for human life. Should we ban such technology? No, of course not, but everyone should be asking this most important question: why have we human beings become so callous? This is indeed an uncomfortable question to ask, but it needs to be asked and answered. If we are expected to have a conversation on race, a conversation on guns and so forth, why are we not having a conversation for the root of everything that ails our modern society: human callousness?
I hope to the gods that the victims of this horrible act are comforted and are given justice. I hope that New Zealand is merciless in their doling out of the law against this terrorist. And I hope, from all this tragedy, we human beings can become less callous and start loving each other regardless of our so-called differences. We are 7 billion people living on Mother Gaia, none of us are going anywhere. Therefore, we need to learn how to cooperate and get along with each other or we are doomed as a species.
For years, the dwellers of gated communities, chiefly those who the run the country, keep making decisions on OUR behalf that ONLY affect us. From ObamaCare to shipping illegals who may or may not be violent, diseased ridden or all of the above, into OUR communities the elite in power don’t care about their decisions and how it affects us. That’s because they feel absolutely safe behind the walls of their gated communities. And that is the crux of the problem, they are cut off from reality, they are cut off from the ordinary people they rule like kings over. We are in the middle of the new serfdom where the oligarchs tax us and say it’s for our benefit. Of course, in the course of taxation they pad their pockets with our money and give themselves raises for doing hardly anything worth while. The Republicans and Democrats are both fascists cloaked differently in order to prop up the illusion of democracy in this country. This isn’t some conspiracy theory nonsense, hell I don’t even like Alex Jones, it’s simply common sense backed by observation. Just observe the actions of the politicians from both sides of the aisle and you will see in plain sight the similarities between the two heads of the fascist hydra currently residing in DC.
Instead of the People realizing this and uniting against the fascism in this country the oligarchs pull our strings and make us dance to their whim whether it’s the class warfare cry or racial instigation to keep us thoroughly divided. If we can’t unite beyond petty differences like race, religion, political ideology and whatever else then the elitists in power have no fear of losing their grip on power. So, for now the elitists who behind their gated walls conspire to keep us complacent subjects by promising things they can never deliver, but that’s part of the illusion anyways.
A much as I believe that any Third Party that gains power will simply do the same I do believe as well that a Third Party candidate defeating a major party candidate will send shockwaves to the elitists that they are no longer safe from the consequences of their decisions on our behalf. I think the Libertarian Party, Green Party and whomever else willing to confront the oligarchs will rile up DC and get them realizing something: that they aren’t invincible. Oligarchs need to be reminded where the true power lies and it’s definitely not with them, but with us the common folk.
Those of us clamoring for a leader towards the future of Liberty and the vanquishing of fascism in this country need to become leaders ourselves. If no one else is going to step up to the plate then it is our sacred duty and honor to take the lead. We can’t wait any longer for a new George Washington or Ronald Reagan, but to become those people ourselves. We must look inside and find that leader in each of us and to create not followers, but new leaders. We must not ever become a nation of followers, but a nation of leaders. Followers progress us nowhere but towards tyranny.
Lead, Do Not Follow.
When the Roman Empire was in its infancy it held the policy of Romanizing immigrants into the Empire and securing the borders of the Empire to protect not only the culture of Rome but also it’s economic prosperity. The Romans knew that without cohesion in society with a common culture and especially a common language a prosperous Rome would not be a possibility. How can a society functional at all without the people having the ability to communicate properly? During the Empires waning years the policy became lax allowing unchecked immigration and not requiring the Romanization of those immigrants entering Roman society and the military. This eventually led to economic stagnation and attacks from within and without the Roman Empire causing the inevitable collapse of Roman society.
Lets explore some of the finer points of why amnesty is a bad idea with the back drop for this post being the Roman Empire.
As I’ve stated earlier that the Romans needed a common language to pervade throughout the Empire in order to secure social cohesion and economic prosperity. Once that line of communication began to dwindle the Empire began to rot from within allowing for the borders to become insecure and porous. In 21st Century America we’re starting to see the lines of communication breaking down as more illegals are allowed in and without any encouragement to learn the language of their host country. One example happened in New Jersey recently when a woman didn’t speak English was supposedly falsely arrested. The unfortunate grab here is that the blame is being placed on the police for not having a Spanish interpreter and not the other way around. In other countries, including my fathers country of Uruguay, requires you to learn the language of the host country and tends not to attend to you with bilingual signs. Out of respect for that country and for your success in that country you tend to learn the language. It’s simply common sense. Without encouragement from our coddling government newly arrived immigrants, especially illegal ones, will not bother respecting this country and its language by learning it. Instead, the government will give handouts to illegals in order to secure future votes. He who gives amnesty, gains more power.
The African-American Question
Perhaps one of the most looked over and largely ignored issue concerns the African-American community and securing of employment. Right now, all Americans are suffering from lack of jobs and one those hardest hit by the lack of jobs are African-Americans. Once amnesty is given to illegals we’ll have even less jobs because now they are virtually legal and grab any job they wish taking a huge swath of available jobs away from the African-American community. How is that fair when African-Americans by birthright are Americans will lose jobs to those who came here illegally and were rewarded for their crime with amnesty and access to jobs? It’s bad enough American companies hire migrant labor for pennies when Americans could be doing those jobs, but for the impending amnesty that will overburden the already lack of jobs is simply a crime in it’s own right. Why are most African-American organizations not rallying the African-American community against this? Why are they remaining complicit with the coming attack on the black community? Perhaps, because they are too involved with the political oligarchy that runs this country. They are in the pockets of the political elite, bought and paid for with taxpayers money. This is the bleak future African-Americans face when amnesty occurs and the organizations set up to protect them are betraying them with their deafening silence. Rally and fight it or ignore it and suffer. Your choice.
A Slap in the Face to Legal Immigrants
In 1976, my father moved here from Uruguay, South America. He knew little English, but he did his best to learn on his own. When he met my mother she began teaching him more English and learned enough to get a nice paying job as a truck driver to provide for her and me. He applied for citizenship and in 1998 became a full fledged American citizen. He did everything right when he came here. He knew that in order to survive he had to learn English like the rest of his fellow immigrants. Now, what’s happening is a continuous slap in the face to legal immigrants who went about achieving their goals in this country via the legal path. Today, the illegal path seems to be the way to get what you want with little to no effort on the part of the illegal immigrant. Once amnesty happens they’ll set for a better future than my father and other legal immigrants were ever offered. Once again the problem of how fair this is in reality comes into question. How is it fair that those who didn’t care enough to learn the language and integrate into our society are given rewards while those who integrated and learned the language are swept aside as if they didn’t matter? Why is it that those who clamor for fairness the loudest are the least fair? As this happens the government simply alienates those who have already paid more than their fair share into the system whie those who haven’t paid at all will be greatly rewarded off the blood, sweat and tears of citizens, legal immigrant and natural born. This is not what America is about.
Americans need to stop being cowards and start having a civil discussion about this issue and not allow the politicians to decide our future for us. This isn’t their choice since the only way it’ll affect them is by grabbing more votes in the future. The rest of us will suffer the consequences much more harshly such as even shallower pool of jobs for us to choose from and a lack of communication. None of the propaganda both Democrats and Republicans spew is to be believed because it’s their political future on the line, not yours. We are simply serfs to them to obey their bidding without question and to accept what putrid pile of garbage they place before us whether it’s amnesty for criminals or an already failing government healthcare plan. They never have to suffer their choices like we have to suffer. How much are we Americans willing to endure before we stand up and shout, “Enough is enough!!”? If we don’t do it soon, it will be too late. The oligarchs will win this one and we will suffer dearly for it.
Today politicians have unanimously stated that their careers matter first and that America and Americans matter not to them. We are simply an endless bank account for them to live lavishly and leisurely while we the People slave away to make ends meet. And we are also the ones that provide the pathway to their careers via a road paved with our votes. Yup, we elected self-serving ingrates who are only out for themselves making laws that apply only to us and not them. A great example is the fact that ordinary Americans have to buy into ObamaCare or be fined a hefty amount of cash if you don’t while The President and Congress are exempt from this “great” idea of ObamaCare. If it’s good for us then it’s good for them as well. If it’s not good for them then by the Gods it is NOT good for us! This is the question that needs to be asked by the American people but unfortunately instead they’re sheep-mindedly accepting this horrendous piece of garbage as law. Guess what? You are Americans and as an American you don’t have to accept this failure of a law. Wake up, the Democrats and the Republicans don’t care about you. The only ones who care are the ones being called extremists, the Tea Party movement. They want maximum freedom while have government limited and back into the bass of individual states as per the 10th Amendment of our Constitution, the real law of the land.