February 01, 2024

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I read somewhere that Saint Kitts and Nevis, thriving democracies somewhere south of Miami Beach, are demanding reparations from the Brits because the bad old English owned slaves back at the time when owning black people was rather chic. What surprised me is that I haven’t seen any claims from descendants of slaves against African owners—who thrived in the vile economy that slavery produced—nor against any Arab states that were the main beneficiaries of slave product.

Now, I wonder why that is? I guess it’s because we whites are a soft touch and feel guilty as hell for having built places like the Parthenon and the Colosseum, not to mention the pyramids in Giza, with a little helping hand by those who were caught up in losing wars—back then they were given jobs for life and called slaves. But please don’t get the wrong idea. Back then slaves were not treated in the manner white American lesbian writers of today present their condition. It was more like Big Sam of Gone With the Wind than Uncle Tom’s Cabin. How do I know this? Because I still can read, despite the fact some lefties hint that I was alive and a slave owner back in those good old days.

The Romans even gave their slaves a free day off—Saturnalia—where slaves were free to eat and drink as much as their hearts desired and stomachs could stand, and as an added bonus, were served by their owners in brilliant role reversals. Many noble Romans and Greeks married their slaves, which is more than some of these Harvard types who poison young minds ever do as they always marry ugly transsexuals.

“Slavery throughout the ages has taken many forms, yet it is the American version of it that tends to dominate the way we think about it.”

Slavery throughout the ages has taken many forms, yet it is the American version of it that tends to dominate the way we think about and envision it. Latin America practiced slavery and it wasn’t all black, as did the Barbary Coast, and the latter were mostly white captives. The Greeks only used slaves they had captured in battle, and even then they were never slaves in the manner of Hollywood. The Romans were slave owners but certainly not racist. Their slaves came from all over the empire, and believe it or not, some slaves were volunteers. There were no welfare payments back then, and people were poor and slavery meant free room and board in some plush Roman villa, so why not? Slave Roman women were highly regarded and highly appreciated as mothers. In big cities during Roman times the slave population was around 20 percent, and despite what Hollywood teaches, slaves were an important investment, especially educated ones, and it was in the owner’s interest to look after them.

“Okay, what about Spartacus?” you might ask. There were slave revolts, but they were very, very rare, and this failed spectacularly, despite what Kirk Douglas did on screen. Modern-day phonies who believe what The New York Times writes will be appalled to read that once a slave was freed in ancient Rome and automatically became a Roman citizen, the first thing he did was purchase a slave. An endurable life by a slave depended on their owner, although if a slave worked in the gold and silver mines in Spain, their life was short even for the standards of that time.

There is even better news about being a slave: Because the Roman elite were not allowed to engage in sordid business deals like today’s Anglo-American tycoons are, slaves took their place and became very rich as a result. Mind you, they were tycoons on behalf of their masters, but they were able to engage in commercial enterprises and become doctors and bankers and all sorts of professionals. Apparently on a wall in Pompeii one slave, Faustilla, advanced loans with a very high interest rate.

Slavery was taken completely for granted back in those days, and it showed how advanced Romans and Greeks were to treat their slaves as almost equals. Going back in history, the early times of Mesopotamian and Assyrian civilization, as well as Egypt, Greece, Rome, Persia, and onwards, slavery was a fact. It was the Christians who were the first to argue against its evils, around 200 years before the Brits made slavery illegal in 1833.

The new so-called democracies of the Caribbean are banging the drums for reparations, the latest con to be exported by black American political leaders who want lotsa moola from our taxes to be paid to people whose ancestors were never slaves and not even in the country during slavery. Such are the joys of not being born white. Even the Frogs are at it. Back in 1642, King Louis XIII authorized the slave trade, as did his son, the Sun King, and now some French people of color are very angry that the royal tombs are left unmolested.

The French held some 4 million people in bondage over 200 years. Paris is famous for its historical statues and commemorative plaques and 130 museums, not to mention the streets named after past heroes. Black Lives Matter protesters recently splashed red paint on the statue of Jean Baptiste Colbert, being unaware that Colbert was a hero around 1685, and the French revolted in 1789, but then how would they know? BLM is a con even in France where people actually read and don’t always fall for bullshit.


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