More reasons why I do not much care for the Liar Tony Perkins

More reasons why I do not much care for the Liar Tony Perkins August 27, 2012

Black-and-white photographs clipped from newspapers call to mind the distant past.

That’s particularly true when the content of the photo seems to show something from a bygone, shameful era in American history. For those of us born after the Civil Rights movement, the idea of something like White Citizens Councils seems like an ugly relic from the middle part of the last century.

But this photograph is from 2001:

That’s the Liar Tony Perkins there, smiling at the podium during a May 2001 meeting of the Council of Conservative Citizens in Baton Rouge.

The White Citizens Councils still exist, they’ve just rebranded, slightly, changing their name but not their agenda. They remain committed to white nationalism and white separatism. That’s who they are — the essential, unmistakable core of who they are, why they are, and what they are.

Does this mean that the Liar Tony Perkins is a white nationalist or a white separatist? No. But it does mean that he was willing to get chummy with white nationalists and white separatists, recently — here in the 21st century. They do not regard him as an opponent or as a critic of their views.

What has the Liar Tony Perkins been up to since chuckling with anti-miscegenation activists in 2001?

Well, it seems he’s been lying. A lot.

And, as John Aravosis explains, that habitual dishonesty is “Why the Family Research Council is a hate group“:

At one point, I had the Congressional Research Service send me a copy of every single document the Family Research Council had written about gays, and then I had CRS get me every single document listed in the FRC doc’s footnotes. I.e., all the “original sources” for the Family Research Council’s anti-gay claims.

And there were a lot of them. At the time, FRC’s list of footnotes could be nearly as long as the written part of the document itself.

What did I find when I went through the original sources cited in the footnotes? I found that nearly every single footnote was a lie. Not a lie in the conventional sense — meaning, they didn’t make up a source that didn’t exist. Rather, they did things like quoting a damning opinion from a judge in a court case without mention that the judge was in the minority, that the gays had actually won the case they were citing.

Or they’d quote a study with a hideous conclusion about gays and lesbians, only for you to realize later that the actual quote in the study was rather benign — instead, FRC “forgot” to put an end-quotation mark on the quote, added an ellipse, and then put their own damning conclusion.

…  These are not honest people simply expressing a contrarian view of politics, like Democrats and Republicans do every day in Washington.

And the FRC is branching out. Perkins has hired a new attack dog — former Army Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, a man rebuked by former President George W. Bush for his anti-Muslim hate-speech. The same thing Bush criticized Boykin for is what made Boykin attractive to the FRC: He’s willing to spew innumerable hateful lies about anyone he considers his enemy.

See for example, Boykin’s recent description of the Southern Poverty Law Center: “this anti-American, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic, Marxist organization called the Southern Poverty Law Center, which is just an evil group of people.”

Perkins and Boykin “are not honest people simply expressing a contrarian view of politics.” These are not honest people. Period.

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  • There’s also the Kennewick Man found by archaeologists in Washington state. Apart from evidence of Haplogroup R1a (Y-DNA) characteristics discovered in the Tarim Mummies, how do we know that they were truly of European descent or simply a mutation of the Asian migration into East Asia?

  •  Well I actually agree with you now, having read more closely your details on the population. Sorry for my misunderstanding, for my days have been busy lately.
    Implying that the “group will only get smaller” doesn’t attest to the facts. The Stormfront forum of white nationalists, for instance, has had a steady growth rate since the 90s (now nearing a couple hundred thousand), and as a result of the Internet, more people can share ideas about race and can change their beliefs from multicultural to racial separatist or vice versa.
    Because the population of separatists increases with multiculturalism, we cannot truly say that separatists will eventually become inbred. Perhaps if the U.S. economy collapses from its enormous deficit and inability to pay its debts to foreign countries,  money will not be usable for transactions. We could regress to tribalism which would then encourage separatist beliefs in general, since multiculturalism does not coincide with individuals living in a dog-eat-dog scenario.

  • myfanwy

    As the mom of two kids who waited tables in high school and beyond, I always overtip–to make up for the people who “forget” to tip at all.

  • Gary Jenkins

    Whites BUILT modern America. White ancestors did not work hard for the next generation to give the US away to non-Whites. (Only 2% of slave owners were White, and Jews owned most of the slave ships)

    Whites have brought freedom of speech and democratic values and freed slaves wherever they go, as well as raise living standards of ALL races, concepts and actions that non-Whites have yet to foster and cultivate.

    Non-Whites ADDED a little. (Including increased crime, new diseases, different customs, different habits, an increased tax burden, anti-White hatred, and an entitlement mentality)

    You can’t maintain a 1st world nation with low IQ, 3rd world immigrants. High national IQ corresponds strongly to a high average living. (Science is not racist)

    Racially diverse societies are a HUGE source of tension and conflict.

    Racially homogenous societies don’t suffer from racism and the BILLIONS spent annually on racism lawsuits.

    If diversity was so natural, why are BILLIONS spent annually on Diversity programs, Tolerance programs, etc., and yet NO improvements have been forthcoming?

    Science has proven (see Harvard Professor Robert Putnam, Bowling alone) that people in diverse societies: 1. TRUST EACHOTHER LESS (including their own race), 2. are LESS LIKELY TO GIVE TO CHARITY, and 3. are LESS HAPPY.


    Where are non-Whites going to get their welfare from when Whites become a minority? No welfare = HUGE Hispanic and Black riots.

    Non-Whites love White societies because Whites build the best societies.

    Only Whites are crazy enough to spend BILLIONS on illegal immigrant welfare. No other race is stupid enough to do that.

    Whites altruistic behavior and moral universalism is destroying their own civilization.

    Many Whites don’t realize, non-Whites don’t play by White rules, and never will.

    Will non-Whites give Whites minority benefits when Whites become a minority? NOPE !

    Most Whites lack a racial consciousness. Most non-Whites are loyal to their own race. BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER?

    Many Whites hate on their own race (Most are Liberals and have been instilled with WHITE GUILT by the anti-White media ). Liberals appeal to EMOTION, not SCIENCE.

    Would America have become a first world nation if Whites had never colonized it? NOPE !

    Most White immigrants assimilate after one generation. Most non-Whites never assimilate.

    Different races are suited to being governed by different sets of laws that suit their own racial attributes. Some races are COLLECTIVISTIC ex. Chinese; some races are INDIVIDUALISTIC ex. Whites.

    Liberals LOVE diversity, but usually choose to live in White neighborhoods.

    Many Whites STILL don’t understand, non-Whites view their own race as their nation. Blood is thicker than water. Nationalism trumps patriotism.

    QUESTION: What can Whites do to prevent themselves from becoming a minority? (Except for having more kids)

    Racial diversity = less Whites = more crime = more poverty.

    Racial diversity only benefits non-Whites.

    The USA is dying BECAUSE OF RACIAL DIVERSITY ! Taiwan, Japan, and China are thriving because they are racially homogenous, high IQ societies.

  • EllieMurasaki

    Cite your statements. All of them. I’m particularly interested in ‘only two percent of slaveowners were white’ and ‘Native Americans could not possibly have made the technological and economic advances white people did’, but cite sources for every statement you’ve made, because every last one sounds like utter bullshit.

  •  Shame on you.

  • Cribbing from The Leopard’s Spots, are we?

  • I’m not going to side with all of Gary’s statements, but I believe he may have a point about only 2% of whites owning slaves. Think about it. Owning a slave was something only the wealthy could afford, and most white southerners lived as poor farmers. His other comments seem sketchy, but the slavery one sounds right.

  • rikalous

     You’ve got it backwards. Gary didn’t say that only 2% of whites owned slaves. He said that only 2% of slaveowners were white, or in other words that 98% of slaveowners were nonwhite.

  •  Well okay then. But even so, it is true that only 2% of whites owned slaves.

  • Merci beaucoup. Je cliqueras cette link et liseras l’information. Je peux liser les articles français.

    I just noticed you conjugated your verbs wrong. If you’re going to show off, do it right.

  • Tu es persistant. mdr