Friday, November 4, 2011
Social Activist Dick Gregory: "“This is outrageous and an insult! Tear down this wall!”
What if this man's name was inscribed in a memorial as a "victim," right along side all the names of those he had exterminated?
It would be inconceivable. Grotesque. Beyond unspeakable. No mass murderer, whether the slaughter was six million or a thousand people, could ever be honored. Unless, of course, the ones honoring the maniac were diehard Neo-Nazis or some other crazed, cultish group.
But believe it or not, two weeks from today in Oakland, California, this blood-thirsty monster will get his second official tribute, by what one critic calls the "New Peoples Temple Leaders."
Who are these people that could be so callous and deluded to memorialize a ruthless psychopath, some of them that even had close relatives--their parents, their children, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins--MURDERED by the Rev. Jim Jones??
There's of course no Holocaust memorial anywhere in the world featuring Adolf Hitler's name. But here's the name of the mastermind of the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, etched in stone along with those he brutally and senselessly killed.
James Warren Jones. Consider yourself now honored.
How is it possible for people to sink to the level of creating this travesty? And how much longer will they continue to get away with sticking this gigantic obscenity in our faces? In the two week countdown to the memorial service on November 18, it'll be a subject well-worth exploring.
Wouldn't you agree, Prof. "Cult Apologist" Moore? Or do you and the other perpetrators really think this is a positive step??
"The 'Jim Jones Honor Wall' impedes the healing process," charges Dr. Jynona Norwood, who lost 27 relatives, "for the families, the public at large and children who are being victimized today and provides no solace by this malicious act perpetrated by a handful of holdovers of the People’s Temple."
Sadly, Jynona, cult madness never seems to ever lose quite all of its toxic steam.