BLM Wants You to Dream of a Black Xmas, but They're Missing the Whole Point

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As we previously reported, Black Lives Matter (BLM) attacked Thanksgiving, delivering a very inspiring message.

According to BLM, we were “eating dry turkey and overcooked stuffing on stolen land.” They continued that “colonization never ended, it just became normalized.”

That, of course, didn’t convince anyone to buy into their radical leftist ideology. Americans were perfectly happy to enjoy their turkey and stuffing.

The problem with radical leftists like BLM is that they will do anything they can to stoke division and unhappiness. It’s not really about whatever the current point of discord they are pushing is. The ultimate point is always about moving the country further to the left. That’s why it’s always about attacking America’s system or underpinnings — like holidays — because the basic principle is that until we go full-on radical, we are evil.

But I have a question for BLM: Aren’t they living on that “stolen land,” too? Aren’t most of their co-founder Patrisse Cullors’ multiple homes also on that “stolen land?” When is she planning on turning over those homes to the Native Americans?

Now, that BLM has done their best to be obnoxious about Thanksgiving, they’ve moved on to why Christmas is bad, as well. Did you know that it’s about white supremacist capitalism? No? Well, read on. Here’s what they have to say.

As we prepare ourselves for the holiday season, we are bombarded with ads that seek to whip us up into a consumerist frenzy. Black Friday sales are being rolled out weeks in advance of Thanksgiving and, at every turn, white-supremacist-capitalism is telling us to spend our money on things that we don’t need, to reap profits for corporations.

As BLMLA organizer, Jan Williams, reminds us, “Capitalism doesn’t love Black people.” In fact, white-supremacist-capitalism invented policing, initially as chattel-slavery-era “paddy rollers,” in order to protect its interests and put targets on the backs of Black people.

So capitalism is “white supremacist,” too, along with everything else — including breathing.

BLM challenged people to “dream of a #BlackXmas,” to intentionally use our economic resources to disrupt white-supremacist-capitalism by buying from and supporting black businesses.

Now, I don’t know if they understood what they just did with that argument. They attack capitalism but then their solution to the supposed evils of capitalism was more capitalism — buying from black businesses. They literally took apart their own claim with their response and they show that yes, capitalism leads to economic freedom. Meanwhile, socialism and/or Communism kill that freedom and lock you into eternal dependence on the state to provide for you. But when you have such a system, what invariably happens as we saw in the old Soviet Union — everyone ends up equally poor. Everyone ends up equally needy. It’s capitalism that has freed more people than virtually any other economic system on the face of the Earth because it allows anyone to rise to the top on the dint of their own effort or ability.

Christmas belongs to all who want to celebrate it, it isn’t about race or capitalism. It’s about the birth of Jesus Christ, an event meant for the salvation of all — a supremely un-racist holiday, embracing all. It’s perhaps the greatest act of love ever — showing God’s care for all humanity by sending his only son. That’s what we celebrate and that’s why it’s so special. BLM needs to open their eyes and truly see what they are missing in their attack. But then…they wouldn’t be radical leftists if they understood that.