The internet reacts to John Kelly’s statement about the Civel War and a lack of compromise

John Kelly angered the internet on Monday after saying that the civel war wouldn’t have happened if the North and South compromised.
If John F. Kelly’s goal was trying to do damage control after the indictments of three of President Trump’s associates earlier in the day, it failed epicly. Now, mr. Kelly is getting shretted online after saying that Robert E. Lee was “an honorable man who gave up his country to fight for his state,” said that “men and women of good faith on both sides made their stand where their conscience had them make their stand,” and argued that “the lack of ability to compromise caused the Civil War. below is how the internet reacted:

Black People: hey hi we are not your property Southerners: yes the fuck you are John Kelly: damn shame they couldn’t meet in the middle

– Eric Haywood (@EricHaywood) October 31, 2017 Dear John Kelly: The United States of America exists because President Lincoln did not compromise.

– Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) October 31, 2017 It’s irresponsible & dangerous, especially when white supremacists feel emboldened, to make fighting to maintain slavery sound courageous.

– Be A King (@BerniceKing) October 31, 2017 John Kelly to trump: “I see your Nazi sympathizing and raise you one longing for the days of slavery. #RacistPoker

– TrumpSwamp (@SwampyTrump) October 31, 2017 The Civil War was fought over slavery The Civil War was fought over slavery The Civil War was fought over slavery. This will be on the test.

– Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) October 31, 2017 According to #Kelly , had Lincoln said, “Ok. You can have slaves on Tuesdays and Saturday. There wouldn’t have been a Civil War. #absurd

– David Liberman (@ElDavisimo) October 31, 2017 You’ll never be able to spin the Civil War into a both sides were good argument.

– (((Jammy))) (@Carlisias) October 31, 2017 ? Please stop referring to John Kelly as one of the “adults.

– Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) October 31, 2017 There was compromise before the Civil War. It was called – get this – The Missouri Compromise. Didn’t work out so well.

– Nick Swan (@guitarswan) October 31, 2017 Thread: Apart from being racist, Kelly’s claim the Civil War happened because of “lack of compromise” erases the MANY compromises pre-War.

– Alexander McBooOOo? (@AlexanderMcCoy4) October 31, 2017 John Kelly wanting to compromise with slave-owners actually tells you all you need to know about John Kelly’s moral framework.

– Colin Diersing (@cdiersing) October 31, 2017 “Our new govt is founded upon … the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man” -Alexander Stephens, VP of the Confederacy

– Matt O’Brien (@ObsoleteDogma) October 31, 2017 Great to see General Kelly has turned into Colonel Klink

– scott linnen (@ScottLinnen) October 31, 2017 With the express intent of preserving slavery.

– Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) October 31, 2017 Dear god, a US general is unsure whose side he’s on in the Civil War. How does Gen Kelly feel about WWII?

– John SCAREavosis (@aravosis) October 31, 2017 If really wondering what Civil War was about, read the actual declarations of secession. They made it clear.

– stuart stevens (@stuartpstevens) October 31, 2017 “The lack of the ability to compromise caused the Civil War” should be followed immediately by a reading of this:

– Derek Willis (@derekwillis) October 31, 2017 If you were wondering (which you shouldn’t be) yes, Slavery started the civil war.

– Kevin and Benedict (@kevandbenedict) October 31, 2017 If there was ever any doubt, we now know John Kelly is fully on board with the white supremacist Trump agenda.

– Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) October 31, 2017 The only way you can argue the Civil War should have been averted through compromise is if you believe black lives literally didn’t matter.

– Angus Johnston (@studentactivism) October 31, 2017 We call for the resignation of John Kelly. We won’t tolerate the defense of slaveowners.

– Omar Vaid (@omarvaid) October 31, 2017 John Kelly: Formerly: General Currently: Whore

– Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) October 31, 2017 Anybody that says John Kelly is the moral consciousness of the White House is gravely mistaken. John Kelly is the swamp. Fin.

– Shree ?????? (@shreec) October 31, 2017
Wow. Gen. John Kelly just said “the lack of ability to compromise led to the Civil War. Compromise on what, exactly? Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) Oct. 31, 2017
Nope. No. We’re not doing this. Slavery. Slavery was what they wouldn’t compromise over. SLAVERY. Jason Kander (@JasonKander) Oct. 31, 2017 John Kelly: “The dinosaurs should’ve compromised with the comet. Victor LaValle (@victorlavalle) Oct. 31, 2017
John F. Kelly should open his textbooks or read the “failing New York Times” they show where the nation compromised before the war:
“The Missouri Compromise, in 1820, admitted Missouri to the union as a slave state; in exchange, it admitted Maine as a free state and barred slavery in most parts of the Louisiana Purchase territory north of a specified latitude. The Compromise of 1850 eliminated the slave trade from Washington, D.C., but also required citizens of free states to aid in the capture of fugitive slaves. The Kansas-Nebraska Act, which replaced the Missouri Compromise in 1854, let citizens of Kansas and Nebraska decide whether to allow slavery.

And, of course, there was the compromise that aided the very passage of the Constitution: the Three-Fifths Compromise, which counted slaves as three-fifths of a person for the purposes of congressional districting.


quote for today – October 31, 2017

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Thought for Today: “There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. Andre Gide, French author and critic (1869-1951).

hollywood birthdays – October 31, 2017

Today’s Birthdays: Actress Lee Grant is 92. Former astronaut Michael Collins is 87. Former CBS anchorman Dan Rather is 86. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 80. Actor Ron Rifkin is 79. Actress Sally Kirkland is 76. Actor David Ogden Stiers is 75. Actor Brian Doyle-Murray is 72. Actor Stephen Rea is 71. Olympic gold medal long-distance runner Frank Shorter is 70. Actress Deidre Hall is 70. TV show host Jane Pauley is 67. Actor Brian Stokes Mitchell is 60. Movie director Peter Jackson is 56. Rock musician Larry Mullen is 56. Actor Dermot Mulroney is 54. Rock musician Mikkey Dee is 54. Rock singer-musician Johnny Marr is 54. Actor Rob Schneider is 53. Country singer Darryl Worley is 53. Actor-comedian Mike O’Malley is 52. Rap musician Adrock is 51. Songwriter Adam Schlesinger (SHLES’-in-jer) is 50. Rap performer Vanilla Ice (aka Rob Van Winkle) is 50. Rock singer Linn Berggren (Ace of Base) is 47. Reality TV host Troy Hartman is 46. Gospel singer Smokie Norful is 44. Actress Piper Perabo (PEER’-uh-boh) is 41. Actor Brian Hallisay is 39. Actress Samaire (SAH’-mee-rah) Armstrong is 37. Folk-rock musician Tay Strathairn (Dawes) is 37. Actor Eddie Kaye Thomas is 37. Rock musician Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) is 36. Actor Justin Chatwin is 35. Actor Scott Clifton is 33. Actress Vanessa Marano is 25. Actress Holly Taylor is 20. Actress-singer Willow Smith is 17.

no I don’t want pepper spray on my Chuck E. Cheese pizza

24-year-old Katarian Marshall in Louisiana got into an argument with some others and chose to wip out her pepper spray. And then use it. Times-Picayune reports a deputy working a security detail was at the front of the Metairie Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant on Sunday when someone notified him about an argument that was getting out of hand. The deputy spotted ms. Marshall “indiscriminately spraying pepper spray.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde says paramedics treated five adults and two children for exposure at the scene, reports the ap.
Police arrested Ms. Marshall and charged her with disturbing the peace by fighting. It’s unclear if she has a lawyer.

hollywood birthdays – October 30, 2017

Today’s Birthdays: Movie director Claude Lelouch is 80. Rock singer Grace Slick is 78. Songwriter Eddie Holland is 78. Rhythm-and-blues singer Otis Williams (The Temptations) is 76. Actress Joanna Shimkus is 74. Actor Henry Winkler is 72. Broadcast journalist Andrea Mitchell is 71. Rock musician Chris Slade (Asia) is 71. Country/rock musician Timothy B. Schmit (The Eagles) is 70. Actor Leon Rippy is 68. Actor Harry Hamlin is 66. Actor Charles Martin Smith is 64. Country singer T. Graham Brown is 63. Actor Kevin Pollak is 60. Rock singer-musician Jerry De Borg (Jesus Jones) is 57. Actor Michael Beach is 54. Rock singer-musician Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is 52. Actor Jack Plotnick is 49. Comedian Ben Bailey is 47. Actor Billy Brown is 47. Actress Nia Long is 47. Country singer Kassidy Osborn (SHeDAISY) (sh-DAY’-zee) is 41. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal is 39. Actor Matthew Morrison is 39. Business executive and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump is 36. Actress Fiona Dourif is 36. Actor Shaun Sipos (SEE’-pohs) is 36. Actress Janel (juh-NEHL’) Parrish is 29. Actor Tequan Richmond is 25.