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Whip A Nigger Today on the $3 Bill: Just a Historical Reference!

It’s not racist at all. No, really, it’s not! When the phrase “Whip A Nigger Today” appears on the $3 Bill, it is not intended to endorse racism or the re-establishment of slavery, but instead to acknowledge the nation’s heritage of slavery dating to the days of America’s founding fathers. Really. That’s all the phrase means: an acknowledgment of this nation’s history! Why would anyone want to remove the phrase? What do they have against history? Why do they hate heritage? Why do they hate America?

Oh, and while I’m on the subject, here’s a thought from Phil Gianfricaro:

…phrases like “One nation under God,” “In God We Trust,” and “So Help Me God” aren’t intended to endorse or establish religion, but instead acknowledge the nation’s religious heritage that dates to the days of American’s founding fathers.

As the late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist opined on the issue of God and the Pledge of Allegiance: “It is a secular act rather than an act of indoctrination in religion or expression or religious devotion.”

Gianfricaro is so right. Historical phrases like “In God We Trust” have nothing to do with the endorsement of religion or the expression of religious devotion. They just happen to pop up everywhere because they’re part of this nation’s historically historic history of heritage! Just like the heritage of slavery, hence “Whip a Nigger Today” on the $3 bill. Heritage! Just like “Women: Insufficient Non-Voting Chattel” on the $6 bill. By putting the declaration on the nation’s money, it’s not like our government is insulting women. No, no, no. It’s just a statement of this nation’s heritage.

5 comments to Whip A Nigger Today on the $3 Bill: Just a Historical Reference!

  • Jim, I know you think you’re terribly amusing, but you could have used this opportunity to explore just how far back in American history those Godly phrases actually go. For example, “Under God” has been in the Pledge of Allegiance nearly since the Founding Fathers — it was added five and a half decades ago, in fact!

    I’ve taken the task of doing that bit of homework for you and your readers (see link, if you so desire).

    You’re welcome. :)

  • Voltaire

    The pledge was written by a Fabian Socialist named Francis Bellamy in 1892, Bellamy had his own agenda in the creation of the pledge.
    I think that Bellamy would be very happy with what is happening with the National Economy! And that I think just shows how well tireless work can pay off!

  • Voltaire

    PM is correct about the 5 and one half decades part.

    The pledge thing is about the flag is a little creepy…..

  • So, that whole “Barack the Magic Negro” thing is really an historical homage.

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