From 1914 – 1918, Adolf Hitler was an amazing award-winning soldier in the German military. Later, as President, he developed one of the most effective anti-smoking campaigns in the world. Under his rule, Germany revolutionized the jet engine.

But you know, and I know, that those facts don’t mean a damn thing. He was a monster of a human being. Millions and millions of people were targeted and killed by him in one of the most horrific periods in human history. He was a hateful anti-Semitic bigot. Next year, he’ll still be a monster. In 2050, he’ll still be a monster. Hundreds of years from now, he’ll still be a monster.

Adolf Hitler is a monster who should never be honored.

Just as this is true for Hitler, it is true for any American President who ever owned human beings and forced them into a life of slavery. Mind you, the Holocaust was “legal,” but it was an unjust disgrace. Slavery is just the same.

Under every single circumstance, American slavery was an abomination. Being forced into a life of unconditional labor, torn apart from your loved ones as they were sold all over the place, unable to ever leave or move on, molested and used for breeding and/or sexual pleasure, and denied the most basic human and civil rights – slavery was terrible. Anyone who says otherwise is poorly informed.

While it may have been legal in this nation, it was always horrific. Its legality and its morality have nothing to do with each other. Anyone who sustained slavery was grossly inhumane and immoral. From the beginning of the system until the very end, good people always objected and refused to participate. It was an optional choice to own human beings. Those who chose to own people were monsters.

Refusing to allow a person to leave your property makes you a monster.

Forcing women to have sex with you makes you a monster.

Forcing strangers to have sex with one another for the purpose of breeding makes you a monster.

Whipping or beating people as a form of punishment makes you a monster.

Putting a price on a person’s life by buying or selling them makes you a monster.

Ripping families apart as they are bought and sold for profit makes you a monster.

Forcing people to work for free makes you a monster.

I could go on. Slavery was a monstrous system. Everybody who participated in it was evil for having done so. Period. No exceptions.

The Trans-Atlantic slave trade to African Americans is the Holocaust to Jews. No justification will ever be acceptable.

Yesterday, Donald Trump went out of his way to honor President Andrew Jackson. He should never be honored. Over his lifetime, he owned at least 300 human beings. This is terrible and no contribution he made in his life will ever outweigh this fact. To this very day, Andrew Jackson’s own estate openly admits that all of his wealth came from owning human beings and forcing them to work on his plantation.

Until the day he died he owned over 150 people. He was a full-fledged unrepentant bigot. The enslaved Africans on his plantation were routinely whipped and beaten. If they escaped, fugitive squads searched for them and returned to the plantation. One advertisement put out by Jackson for a runaway slave offered $10 for every 100 lashes given to the slave who was caught.

Is that not sick to you?

This makes Andrew Jackson a monster. Nothing he did as President of the United States is good enough to look past this.

The same holds true for every single American President who owned human beings, including George Washington & Thomas Jefferson.

The 12 Presidents who owned human beings represent over 25% of all American presidents. Each of those men have long, awful lists of the horrible stories of the men, women, and children they forced into bondage. The act of forcing a human being into slavery alone is awful all by itself, but each of the hundreds and hundreds of enslaved Africans forced into slavery by them had their own stories of cruel abuse.

And, to be clear, those twelve presidents, which went from the first president to the eighteenth president, were intermingled with presidents who refused to own human beings.

John Adams, the nation’s second president, refused. The next several presidents owned human beings, but John Quincy Adams, who was the sixth president and the son of John Adams, also refused.

It is telling that this nation is still so willing to honor these men. Just like Hitler, they do not deserve it.

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23 thoughts on “Facts Don’t Mean A Damn Thing

  1. Honestly on said:

    Don’t waste your time trying to reason with a cave n!@@er, kill it! These neanderthal apes only respect two things death and destruction. Their so called founders are burning in hell for the wanton genocide of Africans and Native Americans to enrich themselves. They should have never been let out of the caves of Europe.

  2. specialt757 on said:

    Anyone who owned slaves for the sole purpose of profiting from their labor is a monster. Chris your great-great grandfather was a monster; his name is Robert Byrd.

    • chris on said:

      I love ignorant people like you special. You can’t come up with a valid argument, so you attack the messenger. Your attitude is what is keeping you on the democrat’s plantation.

      • @chris
        And I got a strong dislike for idiot republicans like you chris who try to tell intelligent folks what political party they should support or who they should “follow”. And also idiots like yourself who try to instill in intelligent folks’ minds that they are on the massah plantation because they don’t fall the same ookie doke BS that you subscribe “make America great again”. I guess it has always been great for some white folks, unlike yourself, who by the way can’t be doing to great, sitting on a website created specifically for black folks. Do you even have a job or do you sit at a library all day jerking off?

      • specialt757 on said:

        @chris
        You know you remind me of the poor whites (the overseers) during slavery, who the masters think are almost equal to slaves themselves except for the color of their white pasty skin. But who feel as though they are so much better than the “n*****s” because they are white. You sound like poor white trash in the “fly over” states even though you say you live in the Bronx. GAFL loser!

    • Arthur Childress on said:

      Wow specialt…you really went in on that pathetic troll chris. I had to go and read his juvenile comment after I read your..RETORT…Lol! I don’t usually read or respond to his lunacy. Didn’t know you could Beast like dat! Great job!

  3. RACIST POS such as all of the Founding Fathers whose signatures are on the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution do not deserve to be HONORED.

    This also includes all of the US presidents that were SLAVE-OWNERS!!!!!!!

    The day that white folks can acknowledge THEIR UGLY PAST-HISTORY- will be the day
    this country can finally move on.

    As long they stay stuck on STUPID and in DENIAL-we will keep revisiting this s–t.

    • chris on said:

      I recognize and condemn American slavery. Satisfied? What about that it was Africans who sold other Africans into slavery? BTW, it is still going on today. What about Robert Byrd? Oh he was a democrat, my massahs on my democrat plantation say look the other way.

  4. Granidajohnson on said:

    Loved your article. America past is covered in blood of all races from a string of so call leaders of the free world. Very slowly landmarks, roads, bridges, school and etc. are being dismantle. Thank God for freedom as we truly know it now compared to where we came from of our past history, however we still have a long way to go and with the White House team and their ideology everyone will be set back in time. God bless America and the leaders we are under for now!👀🙏🏿

  5. And the Race Baiting and Grievance Industry goes on, what does Hitler’s first being honored and later his treatment of Jews have to do with Presidents owning slaves?
    Joseph Stalin an enemy of Hitler and Alley of the US killed just as many civilians as the
    Nazis and why do the race hustlers have to continue to harp on a 160 year old past?
    Prostitution was once legal cocaine was once legal America doesn’t own slavery it still goes on today and long before there was an America, the Romans enslaved whites European Christians were enslaved by Muslims in North Africa between 1530 and 1780

  6. Hypocrite Talcum X is at it again. He doesn’t want Jackson honored, I get it. But what about Robert Byrd?
    If we’re going to remove the Confederate flag from display, if we’re going to rename institutions because of ties to slavery, what about the more than 50 public buildings, bridges, roads, dams and highways named after Robert Byrd? He was a democrat who served a U.S. Representative from 1953-1959 and as a U.S. Senator from 1959-2010. Before his careering politics, Byrd created a new chapter of the Klu Klux Klan in West Virginia. Byrd became a KKK recruiter and was elected the top officer (Exalted Cyclops). He once said: “I shall never fight in the armed forces with a negro by my side. Rathe I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, then to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.”

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