Jon Hubbard, a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, has written a new book in which he says slavery was "a blessing" for African-Americans, among other questionable statements.
“… the institution of slavery that the black race has long believed to be an abomination upon its people may actually have been a blessing in disguise. The blacks who could endure those conditions and circumstances would someday be rewarded with citizenship in the greatest nation ever established upon the face of the Earth.” (Pages 183-89)
African Americans must “understand that even while in the throes of slavery, their lives as Americans are likely much better than they ever would have enjoyed living in sub-Saharan Africa.”
“Knowing what we know today about life on the African continent, would an existence spent in slavery have been any crueler than a life spent in sub-Saharan Africa?” (Pages 93 and 189)
“Wouldn’t life for blacks in America today be more enjoyable and successful if they would only learn to appreciate the value of a good education?” (Page 184)
“… one of the stated purposes of school integration was to bring black students up to a level close to that of white students. But, to the great disappointment of everyone, the results of this theory worked exactly in reverse of its intended purpose, and instead of black students rising to the educational levels previously attained by white students, the white students dropped to the level of black students. To make matters worse the lack of discipline and ambition of black students soon became shared by their white classmates, and our educational system has been in a steady decline ever since.” (Page 27)
“… will it ever become possible for black people in the United States of America to firmly establish themselves as inclusive and contributing members of society within this country?” (Page 187)
...the immigration issue, both legal and illegal... will lead to planned wars or extermination. Although now this seems to be barbaric and uncivilized, it will at some point become as necessary as eating and breathing." (Page 9)
"American Christians are assuming a similar stance as did the citizens of Germany during Hitler's rise to power." (Page 158)
Republican Legislator: ‘Slavery Was A Blessing In Disguise’
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
Sometimes something bad that happens will lead to something good.
But that's an idiotic way to say it.
HB1292 - TO PROHIBIT ILLEGAL ALIENS FROM RECEIVING ANY STATE BENEFIT EXCEPT IN INSTANCES OF EMERGENCY OR WHEN LIFE-SAVING MEASURES ARE REQUIRED.
HB 2006 - CREATING A CRIMINAL STATUTE INVOLVING THE TRANSPORTATION AND HARBORING OF ILLEGAL ALIENS, THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW CREATING THAT CRIME, AND CREATION OF A CIVIL ACTION.
HB 2007 - TO REQUIRE THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE TO BE ADMINISTERED IN ENGLISH ONLY.
HB 2008 - TO REQUIRE A MOTOR VEHICLE TO BE IMPOUNDED IF THE DRIVER AND THE VEHICLE ARE IN VIOLATION OF THE MINIMUM LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS.
HB 2009 - THE ARKANSAS LEGAL WORKER'S ACT.
HB 2010 - TO REQUIRE THE CONSIDERATION OF FACTORS IN ADDITION TO AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP BEFORE FORCING THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
HB 2011 - TO PROVIDE ONE-HALF OF PER-STUDENT FUNDING TO A RESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR A STUDENT WHO IS A HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENT OR IS ENROLLED IN A PRIVATE ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL AND ONE-HALF TO THE STUDENT.
HB 2012 - TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY FOR MAKING DESEGREGATION EXPENSE DISBURSEMENTS TO A SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER COURT-ORDERED DESEGREGATION.
HB 2019 - TO PROVIDE THAT STATE PUBLICATIONS SHALL BE PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY IN ENGLISH.
HB 2020 - AN ACT REQUIRING CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF THEIR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE.
I would say the positives are far outweighed by the negatives. Slavery was the stupidest thing our country ever did, that's for sure.
Slavery was good for black people:
If you think slavery was bad, you should have seen Africa:
Black people are ignorant:
Integration was bad for white people
It's basically hopeless.
Immigration is bad.
Don't forget Nazi Germany.