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Monday, June 25, 2018

Rejecting history, transforming America

Lest you are under the illusion there will be anything substantive left of America once the replacement population is sufficiently in control, consider this rejection of an important American children's writer by a literary award:
Laura Ingalls Wilder's name is set to be removed from a major children's book award after concerns were raised about the "Little House on the Prairie" author's depiction of certain races in the early-to-mid 20th century.

The Association of Library Service to Children's (ALSC) board voted unanimously on Saturday to rename the "Laura Ingalls Wilder Award" as the "Children’s Literature Legacy Award."

The association, which took the vote at its board meeting in New Orleans, said the vote "was greeted by a standing ovation by the audience in attendance."

Wilder is best known for her "Little House on the Prairie" novels, which the ALSC has stated "includes expressions of stereotypical attitudes inconsistent with ALSC's core values" based on Wilder's portrayal of black people and Native Americans.
This sort of gesture is an intentional public insult to American history and heritage. As a Native American, I am not offended by Wilder's portrayal of the Indian tribes that lived where she and her family settled, but I am greatly offended by this gratuitous insult to a woman whose literary contribution to American history will likely survive the country itself.

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Blogger JACIII June 25, 2018 8:11 AM  

They are tireless in the pursuit of virtue to signal. Such uselessly tiresome people.
Real Civic value = less than zero

Blogger Michael Maier June 25, 2018 8:13 AM  

Must've been accurate portrayals, then.

Blogger Solon June 25, 2018 8:13 AM  

Same story as blacks claiming Julius Caesar and the Egyptian Pharoahs were black.

Historical revisionism. Was it stereotypical of Wilder to portray Native Americans the way she did? Sure, but stereotypes exist for a reason, and the Native American tribes were NOT innocent. See for example: rapes, pillages, scalping.

A much more interesting argument is whether they were justified in their violent behavior toward white settlers (I would contend that they were, I mean, white settlers weren't exactly being nice by murdering then and taking their land either), but to suggest that "native Americans weren't like that" is utter poppycock.

As you said: a gratuitous insult to American literary heritage. Historical revisionism disgusts me.

Blogger Cecil Henry June 25, 2018 8:17 AM  


The agenda behind such actions is clear.

https://i.imgur.com/rErbl8r.png

Blogger Mr.MantraMan June 25, 2018 8:17 AM  

Battle of Little Big Horn day in case you gents need reminding. I don't really care what non-whites think of my ancestors, actually prefer they reject them instead of coopting them (and they will).

As for these tedious shit testing white libtard women, no I am not "triggered" at all, I would not mind asking them that with all this virtue signaling what do the people of color think of white liberals.

Blogger dienw June 25, 2018 8:19 AM  

Slightly O.T.:
An "American" singer plans to build Wakanda in Senegal.
And Akon says he's also planning to build a "crypto city" in Senegal which he calls "a real-life Wakanda".
Just like the fictional land of Wakanda in Marvel's Black Panther, Akon promises says his city will be a "futuristic environment".
The website says Akon has been "gifted" 2,000 acres of land by the President of Senegal to build the city - which is also named after himself.

Blogger buzzardist June 25, 2018 8:20 AM  

But of course. Laura Ingalls Wilder's novels define the American frontier for children. Promoting those novels and their author to children, among other cultural totems, has produced generations with a distinctly American outlook. For people who want to destroy America and Americanism, killing off important cultural totems, like Wilder, is paramount.

Start by complaining that the depiction of X is problematic. Then strip the name from a literary award. Then remove the books from schools and libraries. Then begin to pretend that Wilder and the American values contained in her books never existed.

Blogger CM June 25, 2018 8:21 AM  

As for these tedious shit testing white libtard women, no I am not "triggered" at all, I would not mind asking them that with all this virtue signaling what do the people of color think of white liberals.

Given how black people needed a black princess in the Disney pantheon, how many black people do you think read LIW?

Blogger Michael Maier June 25, 2018 8:23 AM  

dienw wrote:Slightly O.T.:

An "American" singer plans to build Wakanda in Senegal.

And Akon says he's also planning to build a "crypto city" in Senegal which he calls "a real-life Wakanda".

Just like the fictional land of Wakanda in Marvel's Black Panther, Akon promises says his city will be a "futuristic environment".

The website says Akon has been "gifted" 2,000 acres of land by the President of Senegal to build the city - which is also named after himself.


"I come with the concepts and let the geeks figure it out," he said.

"let".... yeah.

Blogger Mr.MantraMan June 25, 2018 8:31 AM  

I might have to read some of her work even though I have an aversion to women's writing styles.

I have enjoyed reading a few Mari Sandoz books, her mention of Indians is tame probably enough for the SJW to let her work rest for a few more years before it is dug up for trial for white witch craft. From what I can tell Sandoz's interactions came after the pass system off the reservation came into being to curb the "vibrancy" the Indians were rumored to be perpetrating near the rezs. Ingalls' preceding this time would have been colored by number of actual violent raiding and begging forays of starving Indians, so of course the SJW only context is their emotions and virtue signals.

Blogger Stg58/Animal Mother June 25, 2018 8:40 AM  

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Blogger Stg58/Animal Mother June 25, 2018 8:41 AM  

This reminds me I need to buy the boxed set of LIW for my boys.

Blogger Peter Gent June 25, 2018 8:44 AM  

Cecil Henry wrote:

The agenda behind such actions is clear.

https://i.imgur.com/rErbl8r.png

Which explains the how-to of the attempt at genocide of white America.

Blogger dvdivx June 25, 2018 8:45 AM  

Thanks to the Mexican/Central American invasion no real Native Americans will be around soon thanks to miscegenation. Most tribes near the southern border already are half or less. The worst offenders on this issue would be those who are white with a Native American ancestor. Real issues on reservations like meth or child molestation get ignored.

Blogger Daniel Paul Grech Pereira June 25, 2018 8:46 AM  

Mark Twain, Laura Ingalls Wilder... What is next, "Old Yeller"?

*performs internet search to see if it hasn't already come to pass*

Blogger Robert June 25, 2018 8:46 AM  

Seems to me like the "legacy" white organizations that are converging are abandoning symbol after symbol of real Americanism. Why not pick these symbols up and put them back to use, this time with real power and historical integrity? Like the Constitution, American history is not a suicide pact. The Constitution has been eroded from inside. Thanks to the idiocy of the progressives, Confederate history and the nature of real race relations now belong to the real Americans.

Liberals may regret that they discarded such powerful totems.

Couldn't Castalia start a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for reality-based children's books?

Blogger Ominous Cowherd June 25, 2018 8:47 AM  

Mr.MantraMan wrote:I might have to read some of her work even though I have an aversion to women's writing styles.

Laura Ingalls Wilder mostly wrote stories about little girls growing up on the frontier. A wmoman's writing style works well there. Farmer Boy is one exception, and I always had the impression that one was being narrrated by the protagonist's older sister. LIW's works are worth reading for culture more than content.

Blogger Peter Gent June 25, 2018 8:49 AM  

dienw wrote:Slightly O.T.:

An "American" singer plans to build Wakanda in Senegal.

And Akon says he's also planning to build a "crypto city" in Senegal which he calls "a real-life Wakanda".

Just like the fictional land of Wakanda in Marvel's Black Panther, Akon promises says his city will be a "futuristic environment".

The website says Akon has been "gifted" 2,000 acres of land by the President of Senegal to build the city - which is also named after himself.

Good luck with that. Trying to build a "futuristic environment" in a country with an average IQ of 76 is a prescription for failure. Good luck. Not!

Blogger Looking Glass June 25, 2018 8:54 AM  

@6 dienw

Akon is pretty much scum, but I wish the man well in this endeavor. Maybe he can finally add something valuable to humanity. Or at least go be someone else's problem.

On the topic, Librarians were a mistake, especially female ones. If you're not an Archivist, you're not useful!

Blogger Cederq June 25, 2018 8:54 AM  

I live near where Miss Ingels grew up and the stories come from and the local Indian population doesn't seem to mind or care one way or another.

Blogger Looking Glass June 25, 2018 8:56 AM  

Daniel Paul Grech Pereira wrote:Mark Twain, Laura Ingalls Wilder... What is next, "Old Yeller"?

*performs internet search to see if it hasn't already come to pass*


I honestly just had the same thought. Can't find any mention of it. Yet.

Blogger Amy June 25, 2018 8:58 AM  

They want to pretend violence never happens, or is never necessary.

Symptom of an even partly charmed life.

Blogger The Deplorable Podunk Ken Ramsey June 25, 2018 9:00 AM  

Mark Twain's _The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_ is one of the major anti-racist texts in American literature, and it's a seminal novel often listed as the first example of American literature worthy of the World Literature moniker. But it has the n-word, so it's been attacked and increasingly banned everywhere.

The fate has happened to _To Kill A Mockingbird_ even though it, like _Huck Finn_, has anti-racism as a central theme.

These books will mention stereotypes and even employ epithets as they go, and this is the lever the Left uses to banish quality literature.

So you might think that simply avoiding these things altogether is a rational response from writers. Nope, think again. _Moby Dick_ has come under withering fire from the feminists as being an anti-feminist text, even though it lacks a female character of any note at all. And that turns out to be exactly the critique. It's sort of too MGTOW.

You are damned if you do damned if you don't again. Best solution: sweep the evil Left aside. Utterly. Make that the goal!

Blogger Longtime Lurker June 25, 2018 9:11 AM  

Punish the Left.

Blogger Ledford Ledford June 25, 2018 9:12 AM  

Is Tarzan of the Apes still allowed to roam library shelves?

I suggest statues of Tarzan in front of every American university English department, or they lose State funding.

Blogger Looking Glass June 25, 2018 9:20 AM  

@23 The Deplorable Podunk Ken Ramsey

They're damned, that's why they do.

Blogger tz June 25, 2018 9:22 AM  

They already have purged Mark Twain's Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer.

Blogger VD June 25, 2018 9:34 AM  

Couldn't Castalia start a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for reality-based children's books?

That is not even in our top 500 priorities.

Blogger Ledford Ledford June 25, 2018 9:46 AM  

You know, building on "Right Ho, Jeeves," a revival of the old Classics Comics genre would be a lot of fun. Put that on the priority list, asap. I demand "Tarzan" first. Don't make me do it myself.

Blogger Jeff Burton June 25, 2018 9:47 AM  

You know who won't be 86'd? The crypto-lesbian Willa Cather, whose books have roughly similar themes and settings (though pitched at a bit higher reading level).

Blogger John June 25, 2018 9:48 AM  

I was raised on Laura Ingalls Wilder. Those books instilled in me a fundamental respect for American pioneers.

the vote "was greeted by a standing ovation by the audience in attendance."

Wipe them out.

Blogger Cloudswrest June 25, 2018 9:54 AM  

Jeff Burton wrote:You know who won't be 86'd? The crypto-lesbian Willa Cather, whose books have roughly similar themes and settings (though pitched at a bit higher reading level).

My wife also adds "Eudora Welty".

Blogger Pierre Truc June 25, 2018 9:57 AM  

Don't even bother trying to beat that, guys. My country just won the cucking contest. Aaaaargh.

Blogger Rabbi B June 25, 2018 9:58 AM  

Here in the great state of Virginia, a school board in Richmond voted last week to rename one of their elementary schools from 'Jeb Stuart Elementary' to ....waiiiiit for it .... 'Barack Obama Elementary'

I suspect Southern army bases will be next.

Blogger Warunicorn June 25, 2018 10:00 AM  

And they clapped and clapped and clapped...

Blogger Salt June 25, 2018 10:06 AM  

Obama's legacy is still at work.

“We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” — Barack Obama, October 30, 2008

“We are going to have to change our conversation; we’re going to have to change our traditions, our history; we’re going to have to move into a different place as a nation.” — Michelle Obama, May 14, 2008

Blogger Cataline Sergius June 25, 2018 10:31 AM  

The public library system is hideously converged.

I can't even bear to set foot in my local at this point. I have to wade past adorable tee-shirts that have "inspiring messages" painted on them by third grader SJWs in training.

On the other hand, I have no need of one at this point.

Between Project Gutenberg and Kindle Unlimited. I'm completely covered.

Blogger Ominous Cowherd June 25, 2018 10:35 AM  

Peter Gent wrote:Trying to build a "futuristic environment" in a country with an average IQ of 76 is a prescription for failure.

If he succeeds there, that will be proof that we could build a futuristic society ... of border collies. Just not in Africa, because collies deserve better that that.

Blogger AaMcavoy June 25, 2018 10:50 AM  

My anatomy professor taught us the original names of various anatomical landmarks, named after their discoverers, who were all European men. He also taught us the new, "more correct" names that were based off their location or qualities and were what some anatomy association had declared was the correct name. I didn't suspect it was connected to the replacement of Europeans, but that was the class where my (minority) classmates talked constantly about how evil whites were.

Blogger Brett baker June 25, 2018 11:00 AM  

For those of you haven't, you must read Steve Sailer's "Carved Upon The Landscape". It explains a lot.

Blogger Brett baker June 25, 2018 11:00 AM  

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Blogger Jack Amok June 25, 2018 11:06 AM  

This sort of gesture is an intentional public insult to American history and heritage.

That's what it's all about, the statue toppling, the anthem protests, the memory-holing of cultural icons. These jackals don't want us to have a heritage.

So, looks like we need to remove their future before they remove our past.

Blogger Starboard June 25, 2018 11:07 AM  

37 Cataline
"The public library system is hideously converged.

I can't even bear to set foot in my local at this point. I have to wade past adorable tee-shirts that have "inspiring messages" painted on them by third grader SJWs in training.

On the other hand, I have no need of one at this point.

Between Project Gutenberg and Kindle Unlimited. I'm completely covered."

I agree. Add in running the homeless gauntlet and the "What Happened" political best sellers up front, and visiting is just a joy and a half.

In addition to kindle unlimited and Project Gutenburg, I also use iBooks and Nook. The various collections have different offerings. And I buy hard copies of my favorites for the permanent collection. There's no telling how far the censorship will go before the reversal.

Blogger lazlo azavaar June 25, 2018 11:10 AM  

6.
The ensuing hilarity is gonna be classic!

Blogger Tars Tarkusz June 25, 2018 11:31 AM  

I've been considering this to be a sort of consolation prize. The invaders will not inherit Europe or America because they will no longer be Western nations.

Third worlders cannot maintain Western civilization. They cannot maintain our system of government, our legal system, our social norms or anything else which distinguishes the first world from the third world.

They will not even inherit the physical nation. They will be unable to maintain the complex systems that keep society functioning. We already see this in places like Detroit and Flint. As bad as those places are, imagine what they would be like if money and technology didn't pour into those places from the rest of America.
These places will be no different than Haiti or Mexico city should we lose!
This is why we MUST win!

Blogger Snidely Whiplash June 25, 2018 11:36 AM  

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Blogger Snidely Whiplash June 25, 2018 11:38 AM  

Was it stereotypical of Wilder to portray Native Americans the way she did?
Laura Ingalls Wilder is a primary source. She wrote about things that actually happened, things that she, herself, actually experienced, from the perspective of the child they happened to.
If they are stereotyped, then the Indians were stereotypical. It happens.
I'm also failing to see how the one Black person in the books (the doctor who treated them for malaria in what later became Indian Territory) was stereotypical. He was a real person, Dr. George Tann, who really did treat the family for malaria. Nothing of how Laura described him was stereotypical, he acted like a doctor. He even warned them off the watermelon, ffs.
Now as I think of it, I'm pretty sure a Black being a doctor on the 1860s frontier was stereotypical. Right?

Blogger MendoScot June 25, 2018 12:10 PM  

Warunicorn wrote:And they clapped and clapped and clapped...

...until the buzzer went off.

Blogger Johnny June 25, 2018 12:11 PM  



>>An "American" singer plans to build Wakanda in Senegal.

>>Good luck with that. Trying to build a "futuristic environment" in a country with an average IQ of 76 is a prescription for failure. Good luck. Not!

Aside from the above insurmountable difficulties…

Want to build Wakanada; come up with a source of wealth. You start with a mine that produces ore, or drill a successful oil well, or build a motor vehicle factory, or set up an oil palm plantation, or export cotton or tobacco or whatever. Then you have the resource needed to build and keep Wakanada, not before. Meanwhile if that singer is typical, he deprecates all the above possible solutions and perhaps sees them as the problem. Instead they want the consumption outcome, Wakanda, not the inputs needed to make it happen.

In the fictional Wakanda they solve the problem with vibranium. Well, want to get it done, come up with your particular vibranium. Until then forget about building Wakanada, because you ain't a gonna get it done.

Blogger Gen. Kong June 25, 2018 12:16 PM  

As for these tedious shit testing white libtard women, no I am not "triggered" at all, I would not mind asking them that with all this virtue signaling what do the people of color think of white liberals.

The Chinese already have a slur invented for them: Baizuo

Blogger English Tom June 25, 2018 12:17 PM  

@Buzardist

Yes. George Orwell called it rectification.

Blogger English Tom June 25, 2018 12:23 PM  

@Ominous Cowherd

I heard Akon is part tribe so I imagine be will have (((help))).

Blogger English Tom June 25, 2018 12:27 PM  

I grew up watching Little House on the Prairie. The left just will not stop. They need to be destroyed completely.

Blogger Warunicorn June 25, 2018 12:30 PM  

I can't even imagine how insufferable these people really are, what with all the virtue signaling going on. They see themselves as righteous. All I see is a bunch of closeted Stalin-era communists.

Blogger Miss Carnivorous June 25, 2018 12:32 PM  

If they hate Wilder that much, they must really hate Elspeth Huxley for The Flame Trees of Thika!

Blogger Sheila4g June 25, 2018 12:35 PM  

@47 Snidely Whiplash: "I'm also failing to see how the one Black person in the books (the doctor who treated them for malaria in what later became Indian Territory) was stereotypical."

They were probably referring to "Little Town on the Prairie," where Laura's father and two other men don blackface and sing and joke as 'darkies.'

I adored all of LIW's books as a child, I read them to both my boys, and I read them again a few years ago. They're a chronicle of settler America 1.0, free White people building a society. That's why they will be banned and/or burned.

Blogger pnq8787 June 25, 2018 12:40 PM  

Blessed be the foreigners, for they are the true Americans.

Thus spaeketh Judeo-Christ.

Blogger artensoll June 25, 2018 12:49 PM  

@53 English Tom "I grew up watching Little House on the Prairie"

Me too. Loved it. I didn't know at the time it was based on a series of books or I would have read them. I am about to rectify this as I found the first book on Kindle for 99p which I will read with my small person.

Blogger Lovekraft June 25, 2018 1:08 PM  

Meanwhile, the Koran and its many warlike and hateful passages get a free pass.

The simple fact is this is bullying. Bullies know they are cowards deep down when they pick easy targets like this.

Blogger Jack Morrow June 25, 2018 1:15 PM  

The same thing has happened in Trudeaupia, where the Canadian Historical Association recently voted to remove the name of the country's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, from an annual award they hand out. You can guess why.

Blogger Gen. Kong June 25, 2018 1:16 PM  

Here's an interesting list of factoids about Wilder and the books, gleaned from Inforgalactic:

Main author: Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957)
Secondary author: Rose Wilder Lane (1886-1968)

The Little House series of books were first published between 1932 and 1943 by what is now HarperCollins.

This is a good example of how the SJWs - like a cancer - use a host society and its benefits to destroy the it from within. The lion's share of the considerable revenue-stream generated by these books goes to the publisher, now an SJW controlled operation.

Harper was originally an independent US publisher but was ultimately absorbed by Murdoch's News Corporation in 1990. Thanks to the continual expansion of copyright terms worldwide, the Wilders books will be under copyright for a long time to come in many places around the world. As the original series of books were all first published before 1978, their dates of entering public domain in the USA range from 2028 to 2039 - assuming the Republicans who work for (((Pedowood))) don't extend the term again. Under the copyright system that existed in Wilders' lifetime (a 28-year first term plus a 28-year renewal, the last of the series would have been public domain by 2000.

Elsewhere in the world, where the term is based on the xx-years after the death of the last surviving author schema, they are locked up until 2019 - next year (China, New Zealand, Belarus and other 50-year countries), or 2039 (EUSSR and other 70 year jurisdictions). (((Disney and the rest of Pedowood))) have worked to extend terms worldwide of course, their finest example so far being Mexico (life plus 100 years) - not that much attention is paid to such things in Narcoland.

So unless you're operating out of Hong-Kong, Belarus or a similar locale, the original series is untouchable for a long time to come without paying the Murdoch gang, who seems to be cut from the same Satanic cloth as the other oligarchs. The revenue flow from this series largely is going to the very same folks who fund the SJWs to remove them from the public sphere. Nice racket.

Blogger Snidely Whiplash June 25, 2018 1:21 PM  

Sheila4g wrote:They were probably referring to "Little Town on the Prairie," where Laura's father and two other men don blackface and sing and joke as 'darkies.'


So they want to black-wash history? Minstrel shows were a thing that people did. Was Wilder supposed to lie about it. pretend that it wasn't popular, or sniff and pretend she and the rest of the townsfolk didn't find it entertaining? Or maybe she should have inserted an entirely ahistorical Black person in DeSmet South Dakota in 1880 to explain to the audience how evil RAAAACISSS is, like the TV show did.

Blogger Skyler the Weird June 25, 2018 1:36 PM  

Senegal doesn't have any Vibranium but has way too much Vibrantium.

Blogger Mr.MantraMan June 25, 2018 1:58 PM  

How soon will keeper of the flame Mr Benedict Rod Dreher denounce Ms Wilder in the name of respectability ?

Blogger Snidely Whiplash June 25, 2018 2:14 PM  

Now there's two threads I didn't expect to see tied together.

Blogger ace June 25, 2018 2:16 PM  

Nothing pisses them off more than the truth.

Blogger Ominous Cowherd June 25, 2018 2:39 PM  

English Tom wrote:I heard Akon is part tribe so I imagine be will have (((help))).

I doubt that all the tribe's help will be able to overcome the Vibrant Diversity which abounds in Africa. Seriously, he'd be better off building the society of the future with border collies: they can be trained.

Blogger Sheila4g June 25, 2018 4:31 PM  

@62 Snidely Whiplash: "Or maybe she should have inserted an entirely ahistorical Black person in DeSmet South Dakota in 1880 to explain to the audience how evil RAAAACISSS is, like the TV show did."

I never watched the TV show. Perhaps (((Michael Landon))) aka Eugene Orowitz had something to do with that? Who wrote their scripts?

Blogger Snidely Whiplash June 25, 2018 4:39 PM  

Landon was producer for the entire run. Basically it was his show. While it is unlikely he wrote it, he would have provided a synopsis for the story, as for instance the "Magical Genius Former Slave Who Knows Everything About Transporting Nitroglycerine Teaches The Bad RAAAAAACISS that RAAAAAACISS Is Bad" episode. The writers would produce a script, Landon would approve and film it.

Blogger Mr.MantraMan June 25, 2018 4:52 PM  

I am one vote for reprinting Jim Corbett stories of daring do as a game warden for the empire.

Blogger Matthew Morgan June 25, 2018 5:13 PM  

So we can add "children's literature" to the list of things conservatives have failed to conserve.

How long is this list now, anyway? I've lost count.

Blogger Don't Call Me Len June 25, 2018 8:16 PM  

Want to build Wakanada; come up with a source of wealth

He has, the new super cryptocurrency Akoin! All those sub-Saharan Africans will now be able to throw off the shackles of the barter system and use their cellphones to become billionaires by selling their, ummm, yams over the internet.

That's how crypto works, right? You give people certain collections of bytes and then they're rich.


By the way somethin', isn't using the term "black cloud" unbelievably racist, The East African?

Blogger Brett baker June 25, 2018 9:20 PM  

I second the motion.

Blogger Brett baker June 25, 2018 9:20 PM  

I second the motion.

Blogger S. Thermite June 25, 2018 11:15 PM  

Literally Hitler on the Praire

Blogger Peter Gent June 26, 2018 7:59 AM  

S. Thermite wrote:Literally Hitler on the Praire
Actually, since she came first, wouldn't Hitler be the Bavarian Wilder?

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