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Resignation of Racist Rep Lynn Greer

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On or around Wednesday, May 17, 2017 a racist allegorical e-mail entitled, "Politics Psychology" which was forwarded to many in the State of Alabama Senate, House of Representatives and citizens of Alabama from a sitting State of Alabama Representative Lynn Greer.  This type of inappropriate behavior does not need an apolo-lie but rather his resignation. WE Demand Rep Lynn Greer's resignation!   It is no possible way that we can sit idly by as this racist rhetoric whether written or verbal continue to loom the halls of Alabama's State House where the Latin words appear, "Audemus jura nostra defendere — Latin for "We Dare Defend Our Rights" or "We Dare Maintain Our Rights" — is the state motto of Alabama and is depicted on the official Coat of arms of Alabama."  As citizens of Alabama, We Dare Defend Our Rights and will not tolerate racist injustices to continue to plague us since the days of the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1901 where Rep. Greer's behavior appears to be a result of the belief of Day 2 of the Constitution Convention called White Supremacy by Law still on the books today.  

On or around Wednesday, May 17, 2017 a racist allegorical e-mail entitled, "Politics Psychology" which was forwarded to many in the State of Alabama Senate, House of Representatives and citizens of Alabama from a sitting State of Alabama Representative Lynn Greer.  This type of inappropriate behavior does not need an apolo-lie but rather his resignation. WE Demand Rep Lynn Greer's resignation!   It is no possible way that we can sit idly by as this racist rhetoric whether written or verbal continue to loom the halls of Alabama's State House where the Latin words appear, "Audemus jura nostra defendere — Latin for "We Dare Defend Our Rights" or "We Dare Maintain Our Rights" — is the state motto of Alabama and is depicted on the official Coat of arms of Alabama."  As citizens of Alabama, We Dare Defend Our Rights and will not tolerate racist injustices to continue to plague us since the days of the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1901 where Rep. Greer's behavior appears to be a result of the belief of Day 2 of the Constitution Convention called White Supremacy by Law still on the books today.  

Rep. Greer also stated in the Montgomery Advertiser and Al.com that the e-mail was misunderstood, although the title of the poem is "Political Psychology" where monkeys are referred to as a racist term for African Americans.  No doubt if you read this poem the imagery depicts racial rhetoric of slavery and injustices against African Americans especially in the South.  The poem entitled Politics Psychology seems to mesh well with the psychology of a racist individual who appears to have the Jim Crow mentality exhibited by him forwarding a hateful email but insult over injury coming up with a mendacious apology.  His pusillanimous apology to the Black Caucus should not be accepted because he did not initiate the apology he initiated his racist political psychology by sharing the following poem:

Politics Psychology

You start with a cage containing four monkeys, and inside the cage you hang a banana on a string, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana.

Before long a monkey will go to the stairs and climb toward the banana.

You then spray ALL the monkeys with cold water.

After a while, another monkey makes an attempt.  As soon as he touches the stairs, you spray ALL the monkeys with cold water.

Pretty soon, when another monkey tries to climb the stairs, the other monkeys will try to prevent it. 

Now, put away the cold water.  Remove one monkey from the cage and replace it with a new monkey.  The new monkey sees the banana and attempts to climb the stairs.  To his shock, ALL of the other monkeys beat the crap out of him.  After another attempt and attack, he knows that if he tries to climb the stairs he will be assaulted.

Next, remove another of the original four monkeys, replacing it with a new monkey.  The newcomer goes to the stairs and is attacked.  The previous newcomer takes part in the punishment - with enthusiasm - because he is now part of the "team".

Then, replace a third original monkey with a new monkey, followed by the fourth.  Every time the newest monkey takes to the stairs, he is attacked.

Now, the monkeys that are beating him up have no idea why they were not permitted to climb the stairs.

Neither do they know why they are participating in the beating of the newest monkey.  Having replaced all of the original monkeys, none of the remaining monkeys will have ever been sprayed with cold water.

Nevertheless, not one of the monkeys will try to climb the stairway for the Banana.

Why, you ask? Because in their minds, that is the way it has always been!

This is how today's House and Senate operates, and this is why from time to time ALL of the monkeys need to be REPLACED AT THE SAME TIME!

DISCLAIMER: This is meant as no disrespect to monkeys.****

 

Day 2 of the State of AL Constitutional Convention of 1901

"WHITE SUPREMACY BY LAW"
     But if we would have white supremacy, we must establish it by law--not by force or fraud. If you teach your boy that it is right to buy a vote, it is an easy step for him to learn to use money to bribe or corrupt officials or trustees of any class. If you teach your boy that it is right to steal votes, it is an easy step for him to believe that it is right to steal whatever he may need or greatly desire. The results of such an influence will enter every branch of society, it will reach your bank cashiers, and affect positions of trust in every department; it will ultimately enter your courts, and affect the administrations of justice."

http://www.legislature.state.al.us/aliswww/history/constitutions/1901/proceedings/1901_proceedings_vol1/day2.html

WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS! WE DEMAND REP. LYNN GREER'S RESIGNATION.

"WHITE SUPREMACY BY LAW
     But if we would have white supremacy, we must establish it by law--not by force or fraud. If you teach your boy that it is right to buy a vote, it is an easy step for him to learn to use money to bribe or corrupt officials or trustees of any class. If you teach your boy that it is right to steal votes, it is an easy step for him to believe that it is right to steal whatever he may need or greatly desire. The results of such an influence will enter every branch of society, it will reach your bank cashiers, and affect positions of trust in every department; it will ultimately enter your courts, and affect the administrations of justice."

http://www.legislature.state.al.us/aliswww/history/constitutions/1901/proceedings/1901_proceedings_vol1/day2.html

WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS! WE DEMAND REP. LYNN GREER'S RESIGNATION.



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