Our Lady of Victory

 

Our Lady of Victory

 

On this momentous day, 444 years ago,  a fleet of Papal, Spanish, Tuscany, Genoan, and Savoyan ships, under the title of the ‘Holy League,’ defeated the invading forces of the Moslems off the coast of Lepanto. The effects of this battle cannot be overemphasised: the victory halted the invasion of the West by Islam and preserved an already fractious Christianity from certain subjugation.

The near-miraculous victory itself was rightly attributed to Our Lady, the Mother of the Incarnate God. Pope Saint Pius V, who had organised the Holy League, spent the morning of the 7th of October praying the Rosary at the Basilica of St Mary Major. Later in the day, he stopped his work, looked to Heaven, and proclaimed that God had granted victory to the Christian forces. Indeed, conservative estimates place the Turkish losses at two-thirds of their 300-strong fleet- something from which the Turks would never recover. Pope Saint Pius V proclaimed the Feast of Our Lady of Victory, upon whom all Christians should call for intercession against the forces of evil. Later, the feast would be rededicated to Our Lady of the Rosary.

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The Rosary itself was seen as the real weapon behind the victory by both St Pius V and Don John of Austria. Recognising the intercessions of Our Lady to God on our behalf, Catholics have proclaimed the Rosary as one of the greatest weapons against Turk, Pagan, and Modernist. Bl Pius IX, the Southerner’s Pope, said that, were he to have an army praying the Rosary, the Church would “conquer the world.” Pope St Pius X, scourge of modernists,  called the Rosary the “most rich in graces of all prayers.” Father Abram Ryan, Poet-Priest of the South (and undoubtedly a Saint in Heaven), lauds the Rosary as central to life in his hauntingly beautiful “Rosary of My Tears.” The apparitions of Fatima and Akita both called on the world to pray the Rosary in reparation for the grievous sins of the world.

Southerners would do well to remember this day, given us by God through the intercession of Our Lady, and proclaim and pray forever the weapon that routed the Moslems four centuries ago- the Most Holy Rosary.

U.S. Response to Jihad?

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It should be an important lesson to Southerners the South over to witness the great disparity in treatment that they have received in comparison to the Islamic community of the United States. While Southern symbols were banned by both Federal and State governments (usually by Scallywag Republicans betraying their voters), the symbols of Islam have been allowed to fly freely. While Southern symbols have been banned by mega-corporations, these same corporations see no problem in representing the signs of Islam.

It is the perfect juxtaposition; the South’s St Andrew’s Cross compared with the Islamic world’s ISIS flag. Both are battle-flags, only one has received public outcry.

The tragedy in Tennessee has served to show Southerners the blind hatred that the U.S. government and media have for their identity. This act was not representative of Islam, they maintain, even while Jihadists slay countless persons in Libya, Nigeria, France, and now Tennessee. While the actions of Roof were solely his own, how can the repeated acts of violence from countless Islamists go without condemnation? Why the double standard to Southerners, the lack of civility?

The lesson? The United States government, indeed, most of the Republican Party, cannot be trusted to treat the South in a fair manner. They would rather see Dixians displaced by men like Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez and witness the horror that follows than allow for the South’s interests to represented. After all, radical relativism and radical Islam are both edges to the same evil sword striking against the South.

Just as the acts of ISIS’ destruction of Assyrian monuments is an affront to the ancient Christian minority there, so also should the U.S. attacks on the South be seen as nothing less than our attempted genocide.

Feds Rule Against Marriage

 

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Federals Marching Boldly Forward

Our black-robed handlers have now decreed that Sodomite “marriage” is a right that is to be enforced in the states. As LifeSiteNews reports,

In a 5-4 ruling handed down this morning in Obergefell v. Hodges, the justices ruled that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to offer marriage licenses to homosexual couples. That overturns a ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Ohio, which held that the univerally recognized right to marry applies only as marriage has historically been understood: the union of one man and one woman.

Looking at the decay around us, especially at the cultural genocide being inflicted on our people, it comes as no surprise as to the court’s decision. The steps to ensure this egalitarian ecstasy had been laid long before our own time. In fact, one could trace the move (as the article above relates) back to the anti-Southern 14th Amendment, which provided the legal foothold necessary for advancing such a decadent decision. How will the states react? It is clear, just as Roe v. Wade has shown, that the Federal government never backs down from policies they implement- Republican or Democrat making little difference. There are two steps left as recourse. Firstly, the states must nullify these overreaches, and then they must declare independence as a means of safeguarding the Sacred Institutions and the culture at large.

The Federals have waged war on every aspect of Alabamian life, from our Sacraments to our symbols. Now is the time to act; there is no room for complacency.

Pax Christi

St. Andrews News

Bentley the Scallywag

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Our Governor, Robert Bentley, has ordered the Confederate flag removed from the Capitol grounds. The man is an embarrassment and clearly does not represent the people of Alabama. Steps must be taken to ensure he is held accountable for this traitorous action and that the flags may be returned to their proper places.

The South and the Hapsburgs

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the assassination of that Loyal Son of the Church, Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The House of Hapsburg (technically Hapsburg-Lorraine), as a ruling entity, would fail under the reign of Bl. Karl I four years later. While not obvious at first, the South does have connections to the Hapsburgs. It came during 1863, when Ferdinand Maximilian, younger brother to Kaiser Franz Joseph, accepted the crown offered him by Mexican nobles and the French Emperor Napoleon III. He ascended to the throne as Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico.

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Abraham Lincoln was well aware of the bulwark-that-could-be that was Mexico. Writing General Grant 3 months before Maximilian’s acceptance of the Mexican crown, Lincoln stated:

I see by a despatch of yours that you incline quite strongly towards an expedition against Mobile. This would appear tempting to me also, were it not that in view of recent events in Mexico, I am greatly impressed with the importance of re-establishing the national (Yankee) authority in Western Texas as soon as possible.

Maximilian, as one observer noted, had his sympathies (much like Bl. Pope Pius IX) with the South:

Maximilian expressed the warmest possible interest in the Confederate cause. He said he considered it identical with that of the new Mexican Empire … that he was particularly desirous that his sentiments upon this subject should be known to the Confederate President.

And Mexico would be a source trouble for the North-  not as great as it might have been, especially if the war had been prolonged, but still one that caused irritation for the Federals and limited refuge for the South. One liberal writer of the time stated that

… the Arch-duke Maximilian… firmly believes it is his divine mission to destroy the dragon of democracy and re-establish the true church, the Right Divine, and all sorts of games. Poor young man!

The nearness of an Imperial power, feuding with the Jacobin revolutionaries of the same cloth as Lincoln, could not be tolerated by the North. But the ongoing war of subjugation against the South and it’s Indian allies caused little action to be taken against Maximilian.

At our war’s end, Emperor Maximilian invited defeated Southerners to settle in Mexico. This group in the Confederate Diaspora included such individuals as the world-renown Commodore Matthew Maury and Generals Sterling Price and John B. Magruder.  These and others set up Southern enclaves in Mexico and readily served the Emperor, with General Magruder notably becoming a Major General in Maximilian’s army. Commodore Maury became a commissioner in the Imperial Service and was instrumental in creating the Carlotta Colony (near Veracruz) for Dixians.

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But with the fall of one enemy, the Yankees, “a traditionless and a homeless race,” began to look towards new conquests. Their icy stare met the Empire of Mexico, which flew in the face of the egalitarian and Jacobin principles.  As the official U.S. Department of State almost proudly notes,

As the Confederacy collapsed, U.S. leaders were able to shift resources to resisting French intervention in Mexico and to deploy troops along the Texas-Mexico border. …

U.S. Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Philip Henry Sheridan…. began covert support of Juárez along the Texas-Mexico border. By then, the intervention in Mexico had grown unpopular with the French public, and was an increasing drain on the French treasury. On January 31, 1866, Napoleon III ordered the withdrawal of French troops, to be conducted in three stages from November 1866 to November 1867. Seward, who had earlier been more cautious, warned the Austrian Government against replacing French troops with its own forces, and the threat of war convinced the Austrian government to refrain from sending Maximilian reinforcements. Without European support, Maximilian was unable to retain power. His capture by Mexican forces, court-martial, and sentence to be executed, marked the end of direct European intervention in Mexico. Seward hoped that U.S. support for Juárez would improve relations with Mexico, but as part of Seward’s broader strategy of U.S. expansion, he hoped that the improved relations would eventually convince Mexico to join the United States.

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That Juarez and Lincoln were similar there is no doubt. Some have even hailed Juarez as the “Mexican Lincoln,” the defender of democracy, liberty, and consolidation. Throughout the struggle the Yankee government continued to recognise the liberal Republicans as being legitimate and covertly supplied them with arms. As Texas was conquered, Federal troops were brought to the border as a show of might to frighten the French into retreat. With a looming American-Franco War, Napoleon III did just that and withdrew his forces from Mexico.

 

Those Southerners which did not flee following the French withdrawal met sad fates, as was the case of the Tuxpan Colony. A settlement of a few hundred, it was summarily destroyed by the U.S.-backed Republican forces following the murder of the Emperor Maximilian:

       The colony was destroyed almost overnight. The air thick with dust and smoke, the flames from their huts leaping skyward, the gunfire deafening them, Tuxpan’s terrified immigrants attempted escape by sea. With few weapons, supplies, and practically no earthworks, the Tuxpan colonist grimly dug hasty defenses along the beaches. Their only hope was to put up a delaying action while they prepared an escape in their pest-ridden, leaky old scows. The situation became progressively more desperate. Some of the boats on which the Confederates hoped to escape were captured by hostile natives who put the colonists to the torch and threw their corpses into the ocean.

 

John Foster, in his “Maximilian and his Mexican Empire,” illustrates Yankee-thought on the Hapsburg Mexican Empire. It can be quickly summed up as, “democracy is good, kings are bad, and the United States is the ‘City on a Hill.'” Interestingly, he does provide insight into what possibly could have been, and what indeed did occur:

There was only one possible contingency which could have made the Maximilian Empire a success, and that was the triumph of the Southern Confederacy and an alliance offensive and defensive between these two new governments, supported by their active sympathy of the European monarchies. But fortunately the Southern rebellion and the European intervention were disastrous failures, and the two sister republics, emerging from the terrible conflict of fire and blood, have each placed in the foundation principles of their governmental edifice a corner-stone omitted by the patriots who gained their independence and which brought untold evils upon their descendents, freedom to the slave and religious enfranchisement to the citizen.

Should the South ever embrace monarchy as a form of government, it need look no further than that loyal and noble line that is the House of Hapsburg.

 

Is the Fed Really That Incompetent?

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Possible Jihadist converts are praised, secession is scorned, and now convicted terrorists are being freed. It’s all part of the norm for the United States of Yankee America:

One al Qaeda suspect captured in Afghanistan is considered reformed because he took up yoga and read a biography of the Dalai Lama. Another is eligible for release because of his “positive attitude.”

And one longtime detainee, a former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden, is now harmless because he’s going to start a “milk and honey farm.”

The Periodic Review Board already helped clear 78 of the remaining 149 prisoners (of Gitmo) for release, documents show, and has scheduled more hearings for this summer.

No matter. The Fed can just exchange a few more top-notch terrorists for someone who is most likely a Jihadist convert. Bowe Bergdhal’s father has made many interesting remarks which seem to confirm just that. Pat Buchanan raises another question– if these persons were convicted terrorists (and not what the SPLC defines them as, but actual bomb-blowing and baby-killing murderers), why have they not been executed? Is the Fed too busy killing newly-wed Yemenis with drones to actually carry out justice on captured terrorists?

The wonderful Federal immigration system is also adding to the danger. Besides killing the culture that’s already here, it may serve as a weapon in the ambitions of the Jihadists:

The Texas Department of Public Safety informed the San Antonio Division Joint Terrorism Task Force that individuals of Middle Eastern descent are obtaining new Texas driver’s licenses with Hispanic surnames.

The irony is that most of these terrorists would have little opportunity to enter the States except for ludicrous immigration policies. The armament of Jihadists overseas to topple leaders like Assad and Mubarak have also shown the Yankee stupidity. These same Jihadists not only establish oppressive Islamic states, but spill over into new regions, destabilising that area even further.

So the cycle, spurred on by chaotic Federal ambition and bumbling, continues.

 

Detractors say that an independent Alabama would be a joke, ineffective and impotent. But any Southerner knows that we can do much, much better.

150 Years of Carolinian Ingenuity and Alabamian Workmanship

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It’s 150 years ago today since the CSS Hunley sank the USS Housatonic off the Charleston Harbour in 1864. It was the first submarine to sink a ship in the history of the world. The CSS Hunley was constructed at the Park & Lyons Machine Shop in Mobile, from whence it was shipped to South Carolina. There, it made history and pioneered the future.

Amazingly, some ‘news’ outlets aren’t covering the historic occasion. On those that do, anti-Southern commenters berate giving the Hunley any glory time. Some say this only “reminds the South” of this and that.

Utterly amazing.  The Hunley displays just what an independent South is capable of producing. And it continues to scare Yankees to this day.