Tuscaloosa Burning

In 1956, University of Alabama students burn desegregation literature in protest of the enrollment of Autherine Lucy

I remember coming across this many years ago and want to post this here for future reference.

The Union occupation of Tuscaloosa would be an excellent subject for a movie. Maybe one day a Southern filmmaker will make “Tuscaloosa Burning” about the day the noble Yankees and the Black Undertow came through T-Town.

“Had occupation been only confined to such minor matters as socializing or the temporary displacement from homes, it would have been easy enough. Southerners quickly learned, however, that occupation was, indeed, an end to their liberties, especially with respect to property. In Tuscaloosa, the first terrifying night of occupation brought looting and burning and the destruction of the university, including its library with more than thirty thousand volumes. The campus also boasted one of the finest refracting telescopes in the country. Yankees smashed the priceless instrument to pieces. Black children were observed carrying off precious lenses given them by Federal soldiers.”

Almost a century later, the Yankees came back to Tuscaloosa.

Note: Someone ought to write a “Civil War thriller” about the South defeating the North in the War Between the States. The 14th Amendment is passed which establishes the racial basis of American citizenship and bans Radical Republicans from holding elected office.

The leading egalitarians like Thaddeus Stevens and Charles Sumner are arrested. William Lloyd Garrison is executed as a war criminal. The women’s suffrage movement is forced underground. Industrialization grinds to a halt. America remains a Jeffersonian agrarian society.

The South’s culture becomes America’s dominant culture. Public schools are built for Yankees where they are reeducated to believe in racial inequality. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is banned. Blacks are deported to Liberia following the mechanization of agriculture.

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  1. I get a particular kick out of posting these JFK clips on WN sites where he’s deemed some kind of a hero.

  2. I had just watched an ad for “Boardwalk Empire” just before I clicked on OD and saw the picture of JFK. The combination caused one of those epiphanies that they used to talk about in previous generations.

    For anyone unfamiliar with “Boardwalk Empire”, it is an HBO series about gangsters and politicians in prohibition era Atlantic City, NJ. For those of you unfamiliar with JFK, go play Farmville or something.

    Seeing JFK when I had prohibition on my mind brought a jarring thought to mind: If we hadn’t had the Volstead Act, “Kennedy” would never have become a household word and a political nightmare in America.

    If Old Jack hadn’t become a multi-millionaire through his rum-running endeavors, he would never have been able to buy high political offices for his lefty offspring. Without John, Bobby and Teddy, Americans, especially those in the South, wouldn’t have one foot on a roller skate and the other on a slippery spot right now.

    Without the Kennedys, Hubert H. Humphrey would have had to return to state politics in True Blue Minnesota to peddle his delusions of equality. Without Kennedys, few people outside Texas would have heard of that long-eared son-of-a-bitch named Lyndon Baines Johnson. For those of You who don’t remember HHH and LBJ, I will put them in perspective by telling you that they were bigger race traitors that that cripple marine in “Avatar”.

    Several Civil Rights Acts, the Immigration Act of 1965 and numerous anti-White Supreme Court decisions have Kennedy fingerprints all over them.

    Without prohibition’s gift of the Kennedys to American politics, we would be living in an entirely different country and world.

    Now I’m wondering what kind of gift we can expect from Nixon’s still running War On Drugs.

  3. As my father used to say “Freedom guaranteed by government is for slaves.” “Freedom”, about that time, cunningly eclipsing the word “independence” in the American dictionary.

    Good what-ifs on the 60s, above. I’m convinced that HHH was an idiot w/o a clue because he had no experience with what he professed. Whereas I’ve always wondered how LBJ escaped a noose early in his career. A student of bide-your-time Lincoln, no doubt.

    HW, an equally interesting book might be about what might happened had the South successfully repelled “the civil rights movement”. Tougher book to imagine but as far as I know the one never considered.

  4. Industrialization grinds to a halt

    Blacks are deported to Liberia following the mechanization of agriculture.

  5. There’s a difference between industrialization and technology. Industrialization could have been a good thing, and often was, but it was bound to fall under the control of politicos. Technology, otoh, is something that will continue because it is hard-wired into the White man.

  6. The only alternative history novels about the South winning (that I know of, there could be others) are written by Harry Turtledove. Unfortunately being a Judaic he quickly uses the Confederacy as an ersatz Third Reich. Minus possibly the first novel (“How Few Remain”) the Southern victory is a pulpit to preach the Yankee Social Gospel. I read his books years ago before being racially aware. You might be able to take something positive out of them, however.

  7. “Anyone else watching The Walking Dead tonight?”

    I watched a couple of hours of that show – to see what the latest degenerative crap is. Maybe it’s because I don’t care for Sci-Fi, or whatever, but it’s plain stupid. At least the premise for Breaking Bad wasn’t Sci-Fi.

  8. When I watch the show, I imagine it being a metaphor for life in the Atlanta area after the federal government goes bankrupt and can no longer subsidize the existence of black people.

  9. Yeah, the Asian kid is now involved in an interracial relationship with the farmer’s daughter. There is an anti-Christian slant to the show this season.

    Sophia was a walker in the barn!

  10. Why would any sane White man watch that shit? You know goddamn good and well what the message’ll be.


  11. Just to observe BRA’s imagination at work. In every conceivable human situation, the ideal of miscegenation and integration is promoted, and White people are portrayed as bigots and savages.

    In The Walking Dead, Merle Dixon is portrayed as a white trash redneck racist and meth addict. One of the female characters was a civil rights lawyer in Atlanta. Merle’s brother Daryl, who abandons the search for his own brother, has become her protector in the last few episodes.

  12. yeah i made sure to turn it off when they showed a white girl and a jap. in the real event, (peak oil/EBT doomsday) the first thing any “farming” (read:semi-traditional) family will do is not let japs in, why would you waste resources to protect a person whom you can barely understand? the marxists cooking this shit up are just so lost in their fantasy world, which unfortunately condones/fetishizes raping white women and killing white men.
    can you imagine a war in which the federal government could not conscript its troops to fight their brothers, in the name of liberal elites, oh wait you could just as easily that about world war two (in europe), jeese some “democracy”. imagine if the army of the potomac had only units from new york and philidephia and the rest of new england. imagine if they didn’t have all those dumb midwesterners absorbing southern bullets for them. in fact, the midwestern units took more casualties than any other units in the union army.

  13. “Just to observe BRA’s imagination at work. In every conceivable human situation, the ideal of miscegenation and integration is promoted, and White people are portrayed as bigots and savages.”

    We know that already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. I could easily run this entire blog around nothing but radical criticism of “mainstream” American culture. It would attract a lot more readers. Lately, I have been on a historical rip around here.

    There is so much to talk about. I don’t have the time to pursue all my various interests simultaneously: culture, history, politics, race, etc.

  15. I could easily run this entire blog around nothing but radical criticism of “mainstream” American culture. It would attract a lot more readers. .. HW

    that would also be interesting reading.

    Thanks folks for the warning about the walking dead. y’all just saved me time to do something more useful

  16. I always get a kick at that old photo of university students waving rebel flags and burning integrationist propaganda. Unfortunately, that same type of propaganda that they are burning is now preached in colleges and has infected the minds of white youth, even in Southern universities.

  17. “There is so much to talk about. I don’t have the time to pursue all my various interests simultaneously: culture, history, politics, race, etc.”

    Please, don’t stop. This is a graduate-level course in “Why the South IS Right.”

    Also, why do you all watch TV? It is an idolatrous mechanism, whereby the FILTH of miscegenation, sodomization, and egalitarian propaganda fill your mind with all manner of conscious and subconscious memes. Rather, get a ‘pre-digital’ TV, and only watch those videos you deem worthy of your eyes. Remember, the Good Book says, ‘Keep my eyes from watching what is worthless.” [Ps. 119:37] That phrase is typed out and pasted to my tv, for the entire family to watch.

    Playing Roots backwards, THANK YOU. Having been raised in MN, I thought until only a few years ago, that JFK, LBJ, and HHH were ‘good guys’. Your cogent historical time capsule, shows me that the ‘Drunk Irishman’ of the Kennedy family were all drunkards…. but it was not alcohol, but POWER they were addicted to. Even JFK, the ‘best’ of the lot. In my name and the name of my Irish Catholic Mother’s family, “Dear Lord, FORGIVE US for voting for the Kennedy empire.” Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa….

  18. A little problem there, you can’t have mechanicization of agriculture without industrialization. To replace surplus labor you must have labor saving devices. That is a problem with many neo-Confederates and Jeffersonians on the right. They don’t like industrialization and consider it morally inferior to agriculture. It is a fantasy to believe that the United States or the Confederacy could survive without industrialization. What would be the fate of an agricultural republic in a world of industrialized nations?

    It is clear though that the Constitution is not an agricultural document. It could survive in an industrial nation. However, since the election of FDR, the people of the United States, even before BRA, failed to uphold and defend it. Benjamin Franklin’s statement on the nature and future of America, “A republic, if you can keep it.” has been answered in the negative.

    However the failure was well before BRA, well before BRA was a glint in the eye of LBJ, MLK, Saul Alinsky, Bil Ayers, etc. It was the white electorate of 1932, 1936, 1940, and 1944 that sealed the fate of the real America. The withdrawl of troops from the South in 1872 and the Spanish American War proved that white America had come to terms with North and South. We were one nation then. However it was not industrialization that ended the republic, though there was correlation, but not causation. It was the rise of socialism. Once the white masses decided they would vote themselves a welfare check, the future was doomed.

  19. Hell On Wheels did jump the shark a little bit last night with IR pairing of the white prostitute with the nigger. Truthfully, the show had deteriorated somewhat since the first episode, which was actually quite good. I pretty much expected them to go there sooner or later. I figured it would be Mrs. Bell with that Indian convert, Joseph. But they seem to be setting her up to be the eventual love interest for protagonist Cullen Bohanan.

    The show is still watchable, and being half-Italian, I do love anything to do with a vendetta. So I’ll watch the rest of the season, but it wouldn’t surprise me if the series didn’t get renewed though… Also, “The Swede”?? Seriously? Now that really IS fucking Jewish — there were no Nazis in post-Civil War USA, so the the writers go and invent one. Ridiculous, but totally predictable.

  20. It was the rise of socialism.

    Indeed. Way too few WN appreciate the role of the State in our downfall. Many don’t see the problem with the paper money monopoly:

    >>>Keynes outlined the causes of high inflation and economic stagnation in post-WWI Europe in The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

    “Lenin is said to have declared that the best way to destroy the Capitalist System was to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. By this method they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily; and, while the process impoverishes many, it actually enriches some… Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.”

    Keynes explicitly pointed out the relationship between governments printing money and inflation.

    “The inflationism of the currency systems of Europe has proceeded to extraordinary lengths. The various belligerent Governments, unable, or too timid or too short-sighted to secure from loans or taxes the resources they required, have printed notes for the balance.”<<<


  21. While most Americans of the right consider anything remotely related to socialism a deadly sin, it must be understood that socialism, as they understand it, is a Jewish production. It is not anything like the socialist idea introduced in Europe over a span of centuries. Actually, Hitler’s National Socialism embodied it. It was aimed at directing the state to the interests of the nation, i.e. the people. The American-Jewish version means nothing more than communism, although it isn’t called that, obviously.

    IOW, “socialism” was originally a movement intended to support nations, i.e. races.

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