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AMERICAN FLAGS

We expect our American troops to defend our current American Flag against all foreign enemies.

But if we don’t defend our historical American Flags against all domestic enemies, how can we be worthy of our American troops?

YOU SHOULD BE TIRED OF IT TOO

ON JUNE 17, 2015, DYLANN ROOF MURDERED NINE PEOPLE AT MOTHER EMANUEL A.M.E. CHURCH IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

“I know you’re a strong supporter of the Second Amendment–is there anything about this situation that makes you think, ‘Okay, should we rethink–is it time for some kind of change?'”
“ANY TIME THERE IS A TRAUMATIC SITUATION, PEOPLE WANT SOMETHING TO BLAME–THEY ALWAYS WANT SOMETHING TO GO AFTER…”

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

“THE HATE-FILLED MURDERER WHO MASSACRED OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHARLESTON [SOUTH CAROLINA] HAS A SICK AND TWISTED VIEW OF [THE CONFEDERATE FLAG THAT FLIES ON THE STATEHOUSE GROUNDS IN COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA]”
“TODAY WE ARE HERE…TO SAY IT’S TIME TO MOVE THE FLAG…”

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

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“I UNDERSTAND THE [FIRST CONFEDERATE] FLAGS ARE DOWN, BUT I WANT TO MAKE IT PERMANENT. I DON’T WANT ANY CHANCE OF THOSE FLAGS GOING BACK UP.”

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

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State workers take down a Confederate national flag on the grounds of the state Capitol, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Montgomery. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley orders Confederate flags taken down from state Capitol. (AP Photo/Martin Swant)

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

State workers take down a Confederate national flag on the grounds of the state Capitol, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered Confederate flags taken down from a monument at the state Capitol. (AP Photo/Martin Swant)

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

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The statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee is escorted after removal from its platform in Dallas, Texas, U.S., September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Rex Curry

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

Workers remove the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Dallas, Texas, U.S., September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Rex Curry

I AM SO TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED FOR HIS CRIME.

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YOU SHOULD BE TIRED OF IT TOO.

A DIFFERENT APPROACH

—Original Message—

Sent: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 4:53 pm

Subject: FROM SCOTT MAYO, RE TWO ONLINE PETITIONS I HAVE STARTED

I appreciate your time and consideration, in reading this email.

For a long time now, I’ve been very concerned about the direction our country, the United States, is taking.

Since 2012, I’ve been especially concerned about the destructive impact that unrestrained Digital-Age technology—particularly cellular technology (cellphones and smartphones) and social media (Facebook, Twitter, et al)—is having on our country.

And since June 22, 2015, I’ve been especially concerned about an ongoing trend of state and local politicians censoring their constituents’ historical flags, and destroying their constituents’ historical monuments—without their constituents’ consent.  This posthumous extermination of the Confederate States of America is destructive to the United States of America—and I have been doing all I can to bring awareness to it, and to elicit the help of my fellow Southern Americans, my fellow Americans, and my fellow human beings worldwide, in stopping this destructive trend.

I have started two petitions on the website, Change.org, on which I would appreciate your adding your signature to mine.

The first is to President Trump, requesting that he remove Nikki Haley from his presidential cabinet—because Nikki Haley is the initial perpetrator of this posthumous extermination of the Confederate States of America, and because Nikki Haley is being rewarded for her exploitation of a mass murder.

The second is to Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners to return the First Confederate Flag to its rightful place in Pensacola’s Five-Flags Displays—the historical flags displays of the five nations under which Pensacola, Florida, has lived and thrived.  These local politicians have censored the First Confederate Flag from our historical flags displays since June 24, 2015—without our consent.  They have not even let us vote on this.

Our country, the United States of America, is in serious danger of self-destruction.  The sociopolitical chaos our country is experiencing in this Digital Age is unprecedented in its history.  And this sociopolitical chaos—driven by unrestrained Digital-Age technology—is spreading all over our world.

Most of us seem to be pretending that everything is fine—as if our country’s problems will simply go away if we ignore them.  But this is never the case—no country’s problems simply go away, as if by magic.

Many of us are quite aware of the danger posed to our country, but feel so powerless to do anything about it that we just give up—we just do nothing, and look forward to our deaths, or to a Biblical event that will require no action on our part.

Of course, neither of these approaches is ever effective.

We can turn our country—and our world—around.  But we can only do this together—and with small, incremental actions.

And signing online petitions is a way of taking small, incremental actions together.

Please click on the links below, and—unless either of these petitions is against everything you believe in—add your signature to these online petitions.  Your signature will be greatly appreciated—perhaps more than you know.

https://www.change.org/p/president-trump-remove-the-dishonorable-nikki-r-haley-from-your-cabinet-immediately-so-you-can-immediately-restore-some-honor-to-your-cabinet

https://www.change.org/p/pensacola-mayor-grover-c-robinson-iv-and-escambia-county-board-of-county-commissioners-return-the-first-confederate-flag-to-its-rightful-place-in-pensacola-s-five-flags-displays

And if you want to learn more about the issues mentioned in this email, you are welcome to view my blog, Solosocial, at solosocial.wordpress.com, and to comment on posts, if you so desire.

Again, thank you so much for your time and consideration.

Scott Wesley Mayo

[Grover C. Robinson IV is now the Mayor of Pensacola, Florida, and Robert Bender is now the Escambia County Commissioner for District 4.  I have updated my petition to return our First Confederate Flag to our Five Flags Displays, to reflect these changes.]

HISTORY, CIVICS, AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY PENSACOLA’S FIVE-FLAGS DISPLAYS

HISTORY, CIVICS, AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY PART 3

GCROBINS@MYESCAMBIA.COM

Wrong.

The current state flag represents the State of Florida which was founded in 1845—twenty years before slavery was abolished in the United States.  Slavery was alive and well in the State of Florida from the very beginning.  The State of Florida was also only founded after countless Native Americans were slaughtered in the processes of the Indian Removal Act and the Seminole Indian Wars.  

Your replacement of the First Confederate Flag with the State Flag of Florida is also historically inaccurate, because Florida was only a nation (a republic) for no more than four weeks in 1861.  This short-lived Republic of Florida was represented by at least three flags—none of which even resembled the State Flag of Florida.

Our Five Flags Displays represent the five nations under which Pensacola, Florida, has existed—so using the State Flag of Florida totally defeats the purpose of the displays.

You can replace the State Flag of Florida with any of the flags used to represent the short-lived Republic of Florida—but then you will still have to return the First Confederate Flag, thus creating a six-flags display for Pensacola, Florida.  Wouldn’t that be a fantastic way of representing the City of Pensacola, Florida, to the rest of the country—and the world—with six historically-accurate flags?

When you take into account what was done to Native Americans and African Americans in our nation’s past, you have actually removed the flag of the least offending nation—or state—from our Five Flags Displays.

The State of Florida thrived on African slavery from the very beginning—as did the United States of America.

The United States of America inherited African slavery from Britain—and the Founding Fathers of our country made no attempt to abolish slavery.  In fact, it was protected in our United States Constitution from the very beginning.  The first twelve presidents of the United States were slaveholders.

And in what is now the United States of America, slavery most notably thrived in New England under British rule—at least 100 years before the American Revolution.  At one time, up to a quarter of New England families owned slaves—and Boston and New York City were major slave trading ports, that were literally built on the slave trade.

The only reason slavery was abolished in the Northern states first was that the first Industrial-Age machines to replace slaves—to make slavery obsolete—were those used for the processing of New World crops, as opposed to the harvesting of them.  This is why even if the Confederate States of America would have won its war, and maintained its independence, slavery would still have been abolished in the Confederate States too—as the machines for harvesting New World crops were developed.

And you know how the Northern slaveholders got rid of their slaves, once slavery was abolished in their states?  They sold their slaves to Southern slaveholders.

Slavery was also continued in the states of Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, and Missouri until the 13th Amendment was ratified by Southern and Northern senators and representatives on December 6, 1865.

Even Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation never freed a single slave—because he exempted the states of Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, and Missouri from the proclamation.  It was nothing but a piece of propaganda—and White Supremacist Abraham Lincoln made that very clear to Congress, from the very beginning.  

What about Spain, France, and Britain—why in the hell do you keep flags of those nations in our displays?

There were five European powers that brought African slaves to the Americas, in the first place—after attempts at enslaving Native Americans failed—the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, France, and Britain.

Portugal actually brought the most African slaves to the Americas—followed by Spain, Britain, France, and the Netherlands.

And the British had an especially sinister program—they had major slaving operations going, in both the Caribbean and New England.

The British soon discovered that the Sub-Saharan Africans had a low tolerance for alcohol, just as the Native Americans did—and they exploited this in a very sinister manner.

The British discovered that alcohol could be made from sugarcane—and they soon put their slaves to work processing rum, as well as harvesting the sugarcane.

The British would then take this rum to coastal African chieftains from whom they had already purchased countless African slaves; get those coastal African chieftains sloppy drunk on it; purchase, and even steal, more African slaves from the drunken African chieftains; then employ those slaves in the harvesting of sugarcane—and the processing of more rum to get more coastal African chieftains sloppy drunk, and get more slaves.

Commissioner Robinson, I appreciate your taking the time to reply to my communication—this is something neither Doug Underhill nor Ashton Hayward has ever done.

But this censorship of our First Confederate Flag from our Five Flags Displays has got to stop—now.

You have no idea what a hell I have been through since you seven public officials (including Jeff Bergosh) have censored our First Confederate Flag from our Five Flags Displays.

I live just down the street from the Five Flags display in front of the Osceola Municipal Golf Course.

So every time I leave my residence, I am confronted with this censorship—and every time I return to my residence, I am confronted with this censorship—and I am goddamned tired of being confronted with this censorship.

Commissioner Robinson, I am asking you to do the right thing—not the politically correct thing.

I am asking you to return our First Confederate Flag to our Five Flags Displays—now.

Scott Wesley Mayo

Pensacola, Florida, resident

Mobile, Alabama, native

Proud descendant of Confederate Veterans Mark Mayo, Frederick Mayo, and Francis Marion McCurdy, of the 15th Confederate Cavalry Regiment, Company E

Proud descendant of Korean War Veteran Louis Hampton Mayo, of the United States Air Force

Proud independent American voter since 2003

Proud Ross Perot voter in the 1992 United States Presidential Election

Proud American who is doing everything he can to prevent the self-destruction of his country

https://www.change.org/p/pensacola-mayor-ashton-hayward-and-the-escambia-county-board-of-county-commissioners-return-the-first-confederate-flag-to-its-rightful-place-in-pensacola-s-five-flags-displays

SAY NO TO CENSORSHIP

On June 24, 2015, Republican Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward censored the First Confederate Flag from Pensacola’s Five-Flags Displays.  He did this without the consent of his constituents.

Mayor Hayward stated, in a press release:

“While the Confederate Flag undeniably represents a part of Pensacola’s history, to many it is a painful symbol of racial hatred and intolerance.”

Mayor Hayward didn’t mention that the “Confederate Flag” he had censored was not the Confederate Battle Flag—but the First Confederate Flag.  This flag:

On June 25, 2015, Escambia County Democratic Women’s Club President Dianne Krumel made this demand of the Escambia County Commission:

“I understand the flags are down, but I want to make it permanent.  I don’t want any chance of those flags going back up.”

All five members of the Escambia County Commission—Republican Doug Underhill, Republican Grover C. Robinson IV, Republican Steven Barry, Republican Wilson Robertson (whose seat is now occupied by Republican Jeff Bergosh), and Democrat Lumon May—gave in to Dianne Krumel’s demand, and chose to keep the First Confederate Flag censored from Pensacola’s Five-Flags Displays.  They did this without the consent of their constituents—including me.

This government-imposed censorship of the First Confederate Flag, from our historical flags displays, continues—without our consent.

Yet now there is a way you can help me put a stop to this government-imposed censorship of our historical flags displays here in Greater Pensacola, Florida—and you don’t even have to be a resident of Greater Pensacola, Florida, to do it.

I’ve started an online petition to have the First Confederate Flag returned to its rightful place in Pensacola’s Five-Flags Displays:

https://www.change.org/p/pensacola-mayor-ashton-hayward-and-the-escambia-county-board-of-county-commissioners-return-the-first-confederate-flag-to-its-rightful-place-in-pensacola-s-five-flags-displays

Are you as opposed to government-imposed censorship as I am?

Then click on the link above, and sign the petition—and together we can say no to censorship.

THE ONLY POLICE WE SHOULD ALWAYS RESIST ARE THE THOUGHT POLICE

The only police we should always resist are the thought police.

RE: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Congressman Gaetz,

I know you didn’t send this email—it was sent by a robot.

But I hope somehow you can see this reply.

My Thanksgiving is miserable—in part because of some sociopolitical problems that are worsening by the minute, problems that you can probably do something to  help solve.

Congressman  Gaetz, willfully distracted drivers are getting away with murder in Florida because the politicians in Tallahassee refuse to pass any laws restricting mobile usage while driving.  A “law” against texting while driving—as a secondary offense—is not a law.

Please use your power and influence to persuade the Florida State Government to move texting while driving from a secondary-offense position to a primary-offense position—at the very least.  Please do something to stop this slaughter on our roads and highways—the death toll of which keeps rising.

Congressman Gaetz, the posthumous extermination of the Confederate States of America is destructive to the United States of America.

The local politicians here—namely Ashton Hayward, Doug Underhill, Grover C. Robinson IV, Steven Barry, Wilson Robertson (whose seat is now occupied by Jeff Bergosh), and Lumon May—have censored our First Confederate Flag from our Five-Flags Displays (Pensacola’s historical flags displays), since June 24, 2015.  Congressman Gaetz, our First Confederate Flag is still censored from our Five-Flags Displays—and we have never even been allowed to vote on this.

Please use your political power and influence to persuade these local politicians to cease and desist this government-imposed censorship—this local-government infringement on the First-Amendment right to freedom of speech of all Escambia County, Florida, residents, of all races and ethnicities.

Also, please use your political power and influence to persuade the Florida State Government to pass a law, similar to the one the government of my home state of Alabama has passed, protecting all Confederate memorial monuments from removal or destruction by anyone—especially by politicians.

Finally, Congressman Gaetz, because the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley perpetrated this posthumous extermination of the Confederate States of America, I hate her with all my heart.  This is my problem.

Yet because the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley exploited the mass murder committed by Dylann Roof, for her political career—from June 22 through July 9, 2015—she is ultimately guilty of the same crime as Dylann Roof.  And this is America’s problem.

And because the Incompetent Donald Trump has chosen to put the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley in his presidential cabinet—and to keep the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley in his presidential cabinet—the Incompetent Donald Trump is rewarding the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley for her criminal exploitation of Dylann Roof’s crime.  And this is humanity’s problem.

Please use your political power and influence to persuade the Incompetent Donald Trump to remove the Dishonorable Nikki R. Haley from his presidential cabinet (by doing so, President Trump can prove that he is not so incompetent anymore).

And if you use your political power and influence for good—by carrying out these urgently needed sociopolitical actions—my next Thanksgiving, as well as the next Thanksgiving of all good Americans, will not likely be miserable at all.

Scott Wesley Mayo

FLAG MEME FOR PENSACOLIANS

IF THIS FLAG OFFENDS YOU, YOU NEED A HISTORY LESSON.

 

IF THIS FLAG DOES NOT OFFEND YOU JUST A LITTLE BIT, YOU NEED A HISTORY LESSON.

 

IF THIS FLAG DOES NOT OFFEND YOU A LOT, YOU NEED A HISTORY LESSON.

 

IF THIS FLAG DOES NOT OFFEND YOU A LOT, YOU NEED A HISTORY LESSON.

 

IF THIS FLAG DOES NOT OFFEND YOU A LOT, YOU NEED A HISTORY LESSON.

 

 

IF THIS FLAG DOES NOT MAKE YOU MAD AS HELL, YOU MOST DEFINITELY NEED A HISTORY LESSON.


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