Dealing with Equality
Sometime in the not too distant past, the actor who plays "Kramer" on the Jerry Seinfeld show, made a u-tube video expounding on the special privileges given minorities, and in particular, Blacks, and the fact that any attempt to emulate what is so common, if done by Whites, would immediately see the racist charge thrown, and pursued to the death of who ever might have the courage to stand up and stand for equal standards
Every word he says is true, and I believe in truth. If we are going to proclaim equality, as most of us want to, pursued avidly, having worked to see come true, it's time we revert to our first principles, and simply start talking the talk and walking the walk, and let the chips lay where they fall.
In every situation, no matter what it is, the truth is always a powerful tool and proper for use. Granted, the truth has brought an end to many faux "peace" situations, some tacit, some specific, but all predicated on minority rights to complain, and majority responsibility to listen and keep shut up.
We are never allowed to expect the formerly imposed upon minorities, with truth in rightful claims of oppression, to recognize the exact same situation was true with Irish immigrants, Polish immigrants, Italian immigrants, and certainly not Jewish immigrants, and we can't fail to mention the Chinese immigrants, who, each in turn, were used for cheap labor, but who came here nonetheless, their situation here being a substantial improvement over where they lived.
At the same time, we can't expect minorities to live in full equality while they are free from any retorts, smart ass statements, suggestions of favoritism, all the charges leveled at the benefit of being White, until we are willing to return them, at will, any time it is appropriate.
For fifty plus years, we who did work for true equality, not political equality, have been told we have to accept the onus of the words, take them, grow a thick skin, all on the premise we have never been oppressed, we've never suffered under the same pressures; all while history shows there has not been any people who have not fully experienced slavery, non-person status, "Dhiminitude".
It's time we do more than pass the video around, its message is for Citizens who would be responsible enough to choose to be Sovereign Citizens, and any person who cannot face and confront this clear demonstration of inequality is not responsible enough to lay claim to Sovereignty, no matter what the standard, Sovereignty carries in it the full responsibility of State, and Nations fall when their sovereigns fail to keep them.
We established our Republic with careful consideration for who would be voters, with the intent of having those with vested interest in The Nation being those who vote. This issue was to gradually devolved down to "free men", and even this was seen as pernicious, for the lack of "dog in the fight" perception. It took over a century of abolitionists active to bring our Nation to the question of slavery, and it took a segregated Nation to bring us to war over principle for the future of our nation, and ultimately, confronting what we had deliberately overlooked to get our Nation started.
There was good cause for "a progressive effort" to force all of our Nation to deal with this, and in failing to stand absolutely together on principle, a "left", made up largely of good people, but infiltrated and controlled by the ideology of socialism, we allowed this be dealt with not to our own standards, but with a new standard applied, replacing self evident facts and natural truth.
The standard taken up by the "progressives" centers on the notion of situational ethics, moral relativity, and cultural relativity. The idea that there is good reason peaceful, civilized egalitarian government arose out of Judeo-Christian Western culture, while not establishing root equally among all cultures is absolutely abhorrent to them. The reason this is true can easily be found, but it demands an unbiased look at history, and serious consideration of why people act.
We take great effort to focus attention on rights, benefits, liberties, formerly denied prosperity, these realities had to be changed, however the progressive never considers the other side of citizenship; carrying the weight of our Nation, in the form the constitution defines our government as proper for The Republic, as self-governing, with the Citizens providing only their informed consent as the sole authority government is allowed to have.
It is all well and good to say we have killed Jim Crow, we have ended segregation, except tolerated self-segregation, and we have endeavored to provide a culture in which any person who strives to succeed can find their own place, and we have voluminous evidence to prove the absolute truth of this.
It is not enough to have ended an evil practice, not when one of the major forces used is antithetical to free and independent life, and the truth of Sovereign Citizenship. We must revoke the communist influence, the socialism allowed in, done so, to hasten the demise of deliberate oppression, we must root it out, for it has established deep roots in the almost two hundred years it has been of substantial influence.
The most fundamental thing any person can own is themselves, and the full fruits of their labor. There can be no "right" regardless of any past, in the taking of any person's labor, and giving it to another. Progress is necessary when something needs be fixed. At the same time, it is necessary to take the full responsibility to recognize when it has been achieved, and the special attention must then end, and equal opportunity must reign.
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