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im10ashus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:09 PM
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Women for Aryan Unity keeps busy sending Christmas cards
This falls right under the category of :wtf:! AND they are based in Brookly, New York.

As the holidays draw near, Women for Aryan Unity keeps busy sending Christmas cards to incarcerated white supremacists and raising money for needy Aryans.

A Whiter Shade of Christmas
By Maria Luisa Tucker, AlterNet. Posted December 19, 2005.



The holiday song "White Christmas" is a favorite among the white supremacist set, for obvious reasons. May your days be merry and bright / And may all your Christmases be white. Put into the context of white nationalism, the tune becomes a jolly anthem for white pride and privilege. And don't think that racist activists can't be jolly or share a little holiday cheer.

In fact, there is an international organization of white supremacist women who devote their energies to holiday activities such as sending Christmas cards to their incarcerated "brothers," and raising money for needy Aryans. This year Women for Aryan Unity (WAU) is holding its 15th annual Yulefund, which has purportedly raised $2,000 over the last three years to buy gifts for children of incarcerated white supremacists. Women for Aryan Unity also publishes a cookbook, sends welcome packages to new mothers, and runs an Aryan Clothing Drive.

The idea of a nurturing neo-Nazi or a charitable skinhead is incompatible with most people's conception of racist activists. After all, a hate group is all about hate, right? Well, yes and no. For many women in the white supremacist movement, their public actions involve the nurturing of their own group. These facilitators of fundraisers, contributors to clothes drives, and community builders represent the "softer side" of hate. They are the "housewives who hate" as one person sarcastically noted on a white nationalist message board. While their actions may be more benign than that of their male counterparts, they are not necessarily less harmful.

WAU's charitable activities are "a way to try to keep the racist movement alive and try to paint as heroes," said sociologist Kathleen Blee, a leading researcher of hate groups. With the supportive admirers and mother figures WAU provides, prisoners are encouraged to stay active in their racist groups and continue their attacks on blacks and Jews from inside the walls of prison. Perhaps worse, the children of the incarcerated men are ensured a continuing Aryan influence. Women for Aryan Unity, and other female activists, are nurturing new generations of white supremacists in the spirit of a favorite Nazi Party maxim, "In the hand and in the nature of woman lies the preservation of our race."

cont'd...

http://alternet.org/story/29686/
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:10 PM
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1. Absolutely sickening.
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im10ashus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:17 PM
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2. This group should be on the government watch list.
If anyone should. It makes me sick.
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:21 PM
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3. I really hope there is a special place in Hell
for these monsters! :grr:
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im10ashus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:22 PM
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5. That would be a nice place for them.
I was thinking Gitmo had a special little corner for them.
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GrumpyGreg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:22 PM
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4. God almighty,I can't believe a group like this actually exists.
And they have a cookbook-----all white chocolate and angel cake recipes I assume.

Disgusting.
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BiggJawn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:44 PM
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6. Is Il Douche "monitoring" these little hunnies?
I'm in a foul mood today.
I'd *LOVE* to pollute their gene pool.
All those 1/2-Liberal kids running around....
:evilgrin:
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:48 PM
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7. Why in the hell would "Aryans" celebrate the birth of a Jew?
Odin is gonna be really pissed!
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bunkerbuster1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:50 PM
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9. not to mention the author of White Christmas...
stupid Klan-bitches.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:58 PM
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10. According to Christian Identity, Jesus was not a Jew.
He was a good Aryan, who happened to be living in the middle-east.

Still not sure how they say he got there.
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AntiCoup2K4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-19-05 01:49 PM
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8. I see the cartoon racist housewife has some gingerbread men.....
...on her cookie plate. Since gingerbread men are brown, wouldn't one be a "race traitor" by eating such an impure inferior color of cookie?

You would expect the KKKhristmas KKKookie KKKookbook to contain only plain WHITE sugar cooKKKie race-ipies :mad:

:sarcasm:
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