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Nancy Pelosi Compares Race-Oriented Kwanzaa to Christmas
5 years ago

by Gary DeMar

Nancy Pelosi asked, “Is there not an appreciation for the Jewish holidays? The Christmas holiday? Kwanzaa?

Ron “Maulana” Karenga created Kwanzaa in 1966 as the first specifically African-American holiday. Kwanzaa celebrates race. Anybody who argues that Kwanzaa is not comparable to Christmas is, of course, a racist. But Kwanzaa is all about race. It is a black-only celebration.

Kwanzaa is more than a celebration of black history and culture, something that Black History Month does. In 1965s, Karenga was a co-founder of “US Organization,” or “Organization Us,” as in “us and them,” a violent Black Nationalist group. The Black Panthers were ideological and political rivals of the US Organization, describing them as “United Slaves.”

In 1971, Karenga was convicted of felony assault and imprisoned for assaulting and torturing two women members of US. He spent five years in prison. As his trial, a "psychiatrist reportedly observed that Karenga talked to his blanket and imaginary persons, and believed he’d been attacked by dive-bombers.”

Ann Coulter writes:

“United Slaves were proto-fascists, walking around in dashikis, gunning down Black Panthers and adopting invented 'African’ names. . . . Kwanzaa itself is a nutty blend of schmaltzy ’60s rhetoric, black racism and Marxism. Indeed, the seven 'principles’ of Kwanzaa praise collectivism in every possible arena of life . . . .”

The Kwanzaa principles of “community” and “unity” are about Black unity and community: “Unity of family, community, nation and race” — an “us vs. them” worldview. Whites are the “them.”

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the post-exilic temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BC.

According to the Talmud, the Temple was purified and the wicks of the menorah miraculously burned for eight days, even though there was only enough sacred oil for one day’s lighting.

The first-century Jewish Historian Flavius Josephus describes the celebration in his book Jewish Antiquities.[1]

Christmas celebrates God becoming man in the person of Jesus Christ (John 1:1, 14). Jesus was born into a Jewish home of the tribe of Judah. While Jewish in human heritage, his message was for the world. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16). In the next chapter of John’s gospel, Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman, or I should say, a Samaritan woman encounters Jesus. She said to Jesus, “‘How is it that You, being a Jew, ask me for a drink since I am a Samaritan woman?’ (For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.)” (4:9).

Jesus united people of different ethnic and racial backgrounds (Acts 8:25–39).

After hearing her encounter with Jesus, “many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified ‘He told me all the things that I have done’” (4:39). They later testified, “this One is indeed the Savior of the world” (4:42).


This post was modified from its original form on 13 Dec, 9:49
5 years ago

Coulter gets to the heart of the distinction between Kwanzaa and Christmas: “Kwanzaa liberates no one; Christianity liberates everyone, proclaiming that we are all equal before God. ‘There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus’ (Galatians 3:28). Not surprisingly, it was practitioners of that faith who were at the forefront of the abolitionist and civil rights movements.”


  1. Jewish Antiquities xii. 7, § 7, #323. []

This post was modified from its original form on 13 Dec, 9:49
5 years ago

Tara Jane brought this to us.  It is really interesting that the shift has gone so far away from Christianity.  The Democrats are working to make the Christians (traditionally considered to be Republicans, but that is their mistake as there are many Democratic Christians, too, to make Christians feel like criminals and to get the general public to believe this as well.

I know that the Catholic Church has already seen this and especially with the assault on their believe regarding contraception and abortion.  The use of the gay movement is also an assault on Christianity and the Catholic Church sees this, too.  I hope the rest of the Christian population wakes up and sees this.  Where is the separation of Church and State when the sitting President and many of the majority party of the Senate and minority party of the House make it an issue every chance they get; supporting Muslims as often as they can against things that would never be alloed by them if it were the Republicans doing them.  They would speak out so harshly about Santorum and Bachmann's Christian leaning, turning that and even Perry's Christian position, they would use it against them politically.  

5 years ago

Nancy is a CINO.

5 years ago

Elizabeth -- Nancy Pelosi is also a hypocrite.  Her botox as gone to her brain. 


But she is perfect for this administration.  She does nothing except further their agenda.  She is absolutely power hungry and is just waiting around for her next chance to do some more power grabbing. 


For her to even mention that she is a Catholic - which she has done on occasion, is disgusting.  And, for her to mention ANY religion is against all the laws of separation of church and state. 


This administration is trying with all their might to change the picture and the Christian principles of this country. 


And, you are correct Linda -- There past and present voice against those who are Christian, for their own political agenda, has never been experienced in this country. 


Absolutely disgusting.

5 years ago

Nancy Pelosi is a freakin' loon.

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