In Southern Ohio, there’s a Native American national historic site called Great Serpent Mound. It’s considered sacred by the tribes.
For right-wing Christian activist Dave Daubenmire, none of that matters. So on Sunday, the day of the Winter Solstice, members of his ministry went to the site to prayer against the “dark energy” that he claims is released there. That involved one member climbing onto the mound and essentially desecrating the site.
It led to a confrontation between the (mostly maskless) Christians and Philip Yenyo of the American Indian Movement of Ohio, who felt obligated to defend the space when he heard Daubenmire’s group was planning to go there. Yenyo said it was no different than if his group decided to perform a religious ceremony in Daubenmire’s church: You don’t desecrate someone else’s sacred space.
Over a fewvideosposted online, you can see that confrontation. Thankfully, the heat dies down, but not before it gets very tense, with Daubenmire’s group making absurd statements, as highlighted by the Cincinnati Enquirer.
“Don’t tell me to get out of the way on my own land,” Yenyo said. “It’s our birthright. It’s our sacred site.”
“It’s public land,” a member of the prayer group said. “This land will be taken in the name of Jesus.”
“This land was already taken a long time ago,” Yenyo said. “You people keep taking it.”
At one point, after Yenyo says he’s the executive director for the American Indian Movement of Ohio, one of the Christians responds, “Well, we’re an executive director for Jesus.” Whatever that’s supposed to mean.
No one was arrested, But it’s just the latest example of Daubenmire and his followers finding new ways to use their faith to hurt other people.
This scumbag piece of shit ChristoFascist Taliban “Pastor” Coach Dave Daubenmire would not like me. Because real soon? I am going to go to his “sacred space” and do exactly what he did to our sacred space, to his.
Far fucking past time these scumbag ChristoFascists like Coach Dave Daubenmire reap what he sows and have done exactly to him? As this piece of shit ChristoTaliban does to others and see just how the flying fuck he likes it.
This is a link to this ChristoFascist punk Dave Daubenmire website, full of his insane ChristoTaliban Fascist videos. Enjoy.
And now a personal message to this psychopathic ChristoTaliban named Coach Dave Daubenmire.
Hey Dave why don’t you come and attempt to invade my Native American sacred space and do the shit you just did here. But trust me, you go ahead and try. But before you do? Remember this warning.
YOU COME TO MY NATIVE SACRED SPACE AND ATTEMPT TO DESECRATE IT LIKE YOU DID TO THIS SACRED NATIVE SPACE? AND I WILL HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO FUCKING PROBLEM? GIVING YOU A FUCKING FULL FRONTAL LOBOTOMY WITH A 50 CAL DESERT EAGLE.
HOW YOU LIKE THOSE FOR APPLES. AND THIS IS A FUCKING THREAT THERE COACH FUCKSTAIN YOU CAN SURE COUNT ON. SO COME AND ATTEMPT TO INVADE MY SACRED NATIVE SPACE, AND ATTEMPT TO DESECRATE IT WITH YOUR EVIL CHRISTIAN BULLSHIT. JUST MAKE SURE BEFORE YOU FUCKING SHOW UP? YOU HAVE YOUR WILL WRITTEN OUT AND YOU HAVE KISSED GOODBYE TO YOUR INBRED LOVED ONES, AND GET YOUR FUNERAL ARRANGED TOO. CAUSE NEXT TIME YOUR INBRED CHRISTOTALIBAN LOVED ONES WILL SEE YOU? IS WHEN I SEND YOUR CORPSE BACK TO THEM, GIFT WRAPPED, IN A FUCKING BODY BAG.
“We have no hope; it will always be like this.” — Lakota Sioux resident of Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. ***
There are 7 million American Indians in the U.S., one-fourth living and dying on reservations under conditions rivaling third world countries. Most are Christian, many are Catholic. They are the poorest American ethnic group.
Pine Ridge is a microcosm of the worst of problems. Life expectancy is less than 44 years, 97% live below the poverty line, unemployment is over 80%. Most lack clean water and sewage, 40% lack electricity, addictions are rampant. Diseases – diabetes and cancer — are 800% higher than the national average.
The state of education is among the worst in the nation. Many schools are in need of repair with asbestos in the flooring and pipes, with lead-based paint and fire code violations. They lack basic supplies and fresh food.
The root cause of the economic situation is tied to the land, most held in trust by the federal government. They are the most regulated people on earth. Many only have the right to occupy the land. They do not own their homes and have little incentive or the money to repair them. How did it get this bad?
We must go back to the “doctrine of discovery” that first appeared in Spain, later adopted by the British, and then worked its way into the U.S. Constitution and federal legislation ever since. When the “New World” was being discovered, the question was: Who is to take possession of these newly discovered lands?
Acting under the international laws of Western Christendom, Columbus was to “take possession” of the land for Spain. These “laws” took shape from two papal bulls (1452 and 1493). The intent was to recognize and defend any Spanish claim and to bring the people of the new land to Christianity at a time when Islam was spreading across Europe.
The controversial 1452 bull, Dum diversas was written before Columbus without any knowledge of a new world or the existence of any indigenous people. Popes Nicolas and Alexander I did not intend that they should be mistreated or lose their land. Pope Paul III in 1537 (in Sublimes Dues) clarified that “Indians and all other people [discovered] are by no means to be enslaved, deprived of their liberty or the possession of their property, even though they be outside the faith of Jesus Christ.” Catholic social teachings have since repeated this stance.
Over time the driving force of this “doctrine” was money, later unfolding in U.S. Indian law and Supreme Court cases under Chief Justice John Marshall (1810, 1823 and 1835).
The General Allotment Act (1887) provided the means to take millions of reservation acres guaranteed to Indians and marked the beginning of misguided paternalism by the federal government toward Indian people that continues today. The Burke Act (1906) and the Reorganization Act (1934) and amendments to the Land Consolidation Act followed. Lands not fully owned by individuals were placed into a “trust” system wherein the government has final authority over land use.
The fractionated patchwork of land remaining with its restrictions is a major obstacle to housing and business development. Erosion of tribal powers to govern and manage their lands and resources continues.
The legal framework today is not only inconsistent with the Constitution but also with basic human rights, having adverse consequences for the Indians and their ability to correct the social and economic injustices. Toward self-sufficiency, tribes and their governments are trying to piece together their homelands through purchases, gifts and the return of government-held land. Indian cultures and languages are at stake when the land base is diminished.
“We have no hope. It will always be like this.”No hope leads to despair, and despair leads to many social issues such as suicide and widespread substance abuse. We must restore their hope that things will improve.
The reservation poverty issue touches the core of Catholic social teachings, as we find on the battlefields of pro-life and religious freedom. Responding to this social disparity is part of our Catholic identity and requires an effective social justice advocacy. Public awareness is crucial.
While credit has to be given to organizations such as Catholic Home Missions, charitable donations are just a Band-aid on the problem. A long-term solution requires major reforms at the federal level and begins with the church’s presence on Capitol Hill, supporting the tribes and pro-Indian legislation. It must become a national priority with all Americans engaged to solve it.
Besides the church’s role in evangelization, it includes the need for education, and to put pressure on Congress to reform federal Indian laws governing reservations. You are encouraged to review its content.
Let us all become involved; and this begins with prayer.
I really love this asshole. It was the Roman Catholic Church that participated in the mass genocide of us Native Americans. It was the Roman Catholics who helped kidnap our children and forced them into their Christian Industrial Schools, where these Christians raped them, tortured them, brutalized them, starved them, and outright murdered them. And funny how this asshole Roman Catholic refers to this as evangelism huh?
But if you look at the history of Roman Catholic “evangelism” you will see it was evanglism on the pains of death. Roman Catholics slaughtered millions in butchery during their 9 Catholic Crusades of forced conversion programs against the Pagans.
They did the same to us Native Americans.
In Canada? The Roman Catholic First Nation Industrial Schools? Over 30,000 First Nation children died brutal deaths in those schools. Again, they were raped, tortured, beaten and brutalized, and outright fucking murdered.
How dare this asshole Richard May of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston would spew this kind of shit. How DARE he call what his Roman Catholic Church of butchers, murderers and genocidal shitstains on the underwear of humanity DARE call this evangelican of Natives? How fucking DARE he minimize all the horror, all the pain and suffering, all the murders of us Native Americans by this cult of demonic scumbag pieces of shit on the underwear of humanity.
The Roman Catholic Church helped to commit mass genocide against us Native Americans and now again? Just like in their rapes of hundreds of thousands of children? Play apologetics and stupid bullshit over what they did and continue to do to us Native Americans to this fucking day.
A Christo gets his ass handed to him in my response to his hypocritical bullshit against me.
What a troglodyte Christian hypocrite you are.So I am supposed to be more Christian than you Christians and love those who hate me? Love those who demand I be put to death simply because I am an atheist and do not believe in your foul, evil god? Even if your god was real? THERE IS NO WAY I WOULD EVER BOW DOWN TO IT.
YOUR god? Is a child rapist, a child murderer and an advocate of child butchery. He is an advocate for the rapes of virgins. He is an advocate for slaughter and mass murder. Of course? YOU Christians? Demand we have no right to judge your psychotic, brutal, foul and evil god but he has every right to judge us? Yeah right.
And? YOU Christians? Feel in your hypocrisy? YOU got a right to judge others? But no one has a right to judge any of you.
Well? Suck it up and deal with it you troglodyte Christian. Go crawl back into your deep, dark cave of ignorance and superstition of our Bronze Age ancestors.
Oh and this? Is taken from your bible.And? It applies to ALL you Christians.
Galatians 6:7: Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Luke 6:31: And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
Matthew 7:12: “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
This? Is against you Christians? Judging ANY other human being.
Matthew 7:1-5: “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.
Matthew 12:36-37: 36 But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”
Luke 6:37-42: 37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
James 4:11-12: 11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister[a] or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it. 12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you—who are you to judge your neighbor?
Romans 2:1-3: You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. 2 Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. 3 So when you, a mere human being, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?
So? All your Christian Pastors of Hate and all their pew polishers who shout heart amens and praise the lords over their spewing hate and death and judging others? Will also reap what they have sown and be judged as they judged others and receive the exact same penalty that they? Rendered unto those? They judged. All you Christians? Will in fact? Reap back all you have sown and done unto others. like? Us Native Americans, or Pagans, or lgbts, or atheists, or many others? Christians have persecuted and continue to persecute to this very day. And all you Christians? Are actually? Not Christians yourselves if YOU spew one ounce of hate? Towards ANYONE. 1 John 2:9-17: 9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. 10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. 11 But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them. 1 John 3:14-15: 14 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death. 15 Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him. 1 John 4:19-20: 19 We love because he first loved us. 20 If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen Leviticus 19:17-18 You must not hate your brother in your heart. You must surely reprove your fellow citizen so that you do not incur sin on account of him. You must not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the children of your people, but you must love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. Proverbs 6:16-19 There are six things the Lord hates— no, seven things he detests: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent, a heart that plots evil, feet that race to do wrong, a false witness who pours out lies, a person who sows discord in a family. Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
So? As long as there is even one Christian out there? Preaching hate and death against others? Then? I will be all up in their faces and demand? As they sow? So shall they reap and as they want to do unto us atheists, or do to lgbts, or to Native Americans, or to Pagans? Shall be done right back unto them.
So? Suck it up and deal with it, cause I will stop hating on you Christians? WHEN ALL YOU CHRISTIANS? STOP HATING ON OTHERS.