Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Charlie Daniels: It's Not About Race

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Recently, I've been telling my readers and our radio audience the energy that is driving this insanity of removing names, statues, symbols and other monuments that may offend someone---somewhere, is not about racism.

It's about something very different.

And it's time we call it what it is.

Fiddler and country music icon Charlie Daniels has identified exactly what it is, and I couldn't have said it better.

The following is his complete article.

Charlie Daniels: There’s a Name for This Radical Movement Bent on Chaos – It’s Called Fascism

I recently read a report about a young lady who went to Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Pidgeon Forge, Tennessee. It’s an entertaining wholesome show with outstanding horsemanship, specialty acts, comedy and a down home country dinner, an evening of good fun for the entire family.

Well this person went, not to enjoy the fun but to criticize and try to find some obnoxious racial element in the show or its surroundings, and after miserably failing to do so went to the press with inane bits and pieces of minutia and innuendo. This person was trying to sow seeds of dissention and division in a place where they will not take root, because Dolly’s popular dinner show, despite having Dixie in its name, is one hundred percent American, patriotic and uplifting, drawing an audience of all races.

And therein lies the true purpose of this radical movement. It is not a search for truth and unity, but a witch hunt for anything that can be construed or misconstrued to have the least racial overtones, a way to provoke chaos in America, a protest against a president they don’t like and remorse and anger for the candidate who would have carried on the secular socialist policies of Barack Obama.

If there were validity in this movement, a certain senator, who was a member of the KKK and has his name on roads, bridges and all manner of public places in his state would have been one of the first targets.

But, then again, he was a Democrat, so I guess he’s not on the list – as he well should not be. In fact, there should be no “hit list,” and, if you go down that road, you find that the Democrats, at one time, were the Party that supported slavery, Jim Crow laws and all manner of racial suppression. And that just doesn’t fit with the present-day narrative.

Even if every statue and monument was removed, every memorial highway renamed, every favorable mention of every Confederate General stricken from the history books and every Confederate battle flag burned, do you really think that the hardcore agitators who are ramrodding this movement would be willing to let bygones be bygones and live in peace and harmony every after?

In my estimation, the roots of this movement grow far deeper than historical reminders of the civil war and the ghosts and shadows of America’s shameful period of slavery.

This is the precursor of a battle to come, America’s own intifada, well financed and being, in many cases, carried out by people who couldn’t even begin to tell you what goals they are demonstrating for, or against, or whatever.

After all, they are just street soldiers, cannon fodder, to be used and discarded as the changing situational parameters demand. They are expendable, the bright-eyed young ideologues who man the ramparts, face the tear gas and rubber bullets and shout offensive slogans and get hauled off to jail, while their masters sit in safety and pull the invisible strings.

Peaceful protest is a constitutional right, but violent protest is not. When you look at the elements gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, coupled with the reticence of state and municipal officials to meet force with force, the collision was inevitable.

It was a different story in Boston where there was a determination not to turn their city over to chaos, and they met those bent on trouble with as good as they gave, diverting their intentions and keeping the peace, protecting life, limb and property just as their oath of office demands.

Where would this movement go if they reached their immediate goals? Would it then turn on citizens they for some reason don’t agree with, and what would the collateral damage be?

Would it be the Dolly Parton’s of this world – who has done nothing but good for her fellow man, is charitable, compassionate, a successful business woman, an employer, a mover and shaker in her profession and most beloved by peers and fans?

Would it be the more affluent who they are being told that part of what they have amassed should belong to everybody?

Or would it be just anybody who disagrees with their political and social opinions and need to be gagged, belittled and disgraced by society or by even more devious methods?

There’s a name for this tunnel vision philosophy.

It’s called fascism, look it up.

What do you think?

Pray for the military, our police and the peace of Jerusalem

God Bless America

Charlie Daniels

Be Informed. Be Vigilant. Be Blessed.


  1. I looked up fascism, and they called it a right wing deal, but it seems times are changing. So I wonder who is behind it all. Was anyone paid to show up at protests, and if so, who paid them? Whoever it was, they should be held responsible for any damages caused by people under their employment. If these people are cannon fodder, who owns the cannon?

  2. fascism - Dictionary Definition :

    >"Fascism is a way of ruling that advocates total control of the >people. ... Fascism comes from the Latin fascio, meaning “bundle, or >political group.” In fascism, the people are looked at as a bundle — >one body that must be controlled by the government with absolute >force."

    As it requires a powerful, all-controlling government (totalitarian autocracy or dictatorship) to keep the populace under its control, fascism is really a leftist ideology; the right-wing analog would be anarchy, or no government, viz. Judges: 21:25, "In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes."

    1. Hitler was not a leftist -you people can screw up anything!!!Charlie Daniels wants statues of people who spit on the flag and killed many people in the North who fought for biblical reasons. Stop listening to these fools on the radio and read books if you can read-maybe you should start with the Bible???

  3. I found one article on the internet about what was into the fascist Antifa going on here, and it was a conglomeration of the worst sort of sexual immorality groups, reminding me of James 4.

  4. Fascism came from Mussolini in Italy, and The NAZI "National Socialist Party" came from Hitler in Germany. Both men came into power promising the people that government was going to implement a massive Altruistic initiative to make everything better for them. Look at Mao in China, North Korea, Venezuela, etc. The Altruistic Government is a Socialist government promising the people they will take from those who earn and give it to those who do not earn but are entitled to receive anyway through the power of that government.. The masses are convinced "educated in schools and through the media" to embrace an "entitlement / victim" image and to act on ideologies which are "felt" but not logically or rationally founded. The more compromise, concessions, and accommodations are made to the charging mindless “Collective” the harder they charge and the more they demand.

    Conservatives and Christians are the quintessential opposite of Fascism and Nazis’. Unfortunately the puppeteers have convinced the mindless “Collective” that good is bad and bad is good. Conservatives and Christians are therefore their enemies.

    The solution is enforcement of law without exception, and the prosecution of those who provide clandestine management and funding of the Collective masses, who deceive, lie, manipulate, and corrupt. So long as there is no price to pay, the spiritual sickness will advance in Government, Judicial System, Schools, and even our Military. That is Satan’s M.O. …less resistance = advance – advance – advance – advance!

    When those millions of Christians who pay lip service to truth are willing to pray and stand in unison to boldly and openly defend and promote that truth in public, in the media, in their communities, (with gentleness and respect) , then the enemy will withdraw.

    It is our choice, and corporate prayer is our greatest weapon in what is clearly a spiritual battle.

    Our nation has asked our Father in heaven to take His hand off America, and He complied.

    Without His support, mankind self-destructs.

    2 Chron 7:14-15
    14 if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

    Truth is a lonely warrior…


    1. Very well put but totally bent! Not sure what world you live in but it has been shaped by small minded people with an agenda, using the Bible incorrectly to back whatever opinion they believe in. Really sad!!!!


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