In Los Angeles a dentist supporter of King was outraged when he discovered his wife engaged in weird sexual acts with the civil rights leader. This work is not footnoted, and the author does not cite her sources. His statue reflects the ambiguities of the tragic Civil War Reconstruction Era. Printing Office, 1872) into the activities of the Reconstruction Era Klan includes material from 1868 to 1871. The protesters are led and organized by and consist mainly of supporters of political figure Lyndon LaRouche. (masonicinfocom note: Larry McDonald, urged Congress to find out what was on these tapes before they approved the disgraceful King Holiday Bill.
It s obvious at least that King was not a communist. Now, don t think that you have me in a bind S. Dr. Today. You have to look at him in his own time. Pike was prominent in Masonic circles, a prolific Masonic writer, and was well known in late 19th century Washington, D. C. But the message contained in the KKK leaflet is hardly sweet. Under the order of U. A former Imperial Wizard for the Ku Klux Klan attacked Nicki Minaj, going so far as to claim that black people did not really invent hip hop. The Ku Klux Klan propaganda denouncing Martin Luther King, Jr. Although modern conservatives, progressives, and even socialists have tried to claim King as their own, if you read If Pike is condemned and demands are made for the removal of his statue because he may have been a member of the Ku Klux Klan, then the park Service may be asked to condemn and remove statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and many other Americans who owned slaves. It was just that he had a particularly difficult time with that temptation. Protest movement grows in size, the KKK has been expanding and is said to be targeting Afghanistan war veterans who have recently come home to the United States. Chaitkin appears to believe that Masonic historians have been actively rewriting American history as part of a Masonic conspiracy. According to, the accusations related to communism broke up the ability of the Kennedy brothers to support the civil rights movement before President Kennedy died. But what were King s actual beliefs? In New York city King got drunk and threatened a young White girl working for civil rights to submit to his strange sexual tastes or he would jump from the 13th floor window. On January 31, 1977. The large granite pedestal below him contains a bronze lady in Greek dress who sits on one level of the pedestal and holds the banner of the Scottish Rite. In Norway, King was nude when stopped by police while chasing a woman down a hotel corridor. Sufficient documentation to record Pike's Klan activity is lacking. The statue is still on Federal property and maintained by the National Park Service. In 1867-1868, Pike worked in Memphis, Tennessee as editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal. The statue was originally erected on a Federal triangle at Third and Indiana Avenue, N. E. He believes that the Scottish Rite is a British Imperial plot, hatched in Charleston, South Carolina, to perpetuate slavery, and then failing that, to perpetuate the Ku Klux Klan; King s aids would use tax exempt money donated to his southern Christian Leadership conference to hire White prostitutes to perform sexual acts with him. He carries a copy of his famed but long out of print Morals and Dogma in his left hand. But this idea that King was a communist is hardly a new one. At one time, FBI Director J. I m not talking about Communism. Unfortunately, according to the it s possible the second part of the KKK accusation may have had some truth to it. Civil rights leader Reverand Ralph Abernathy may have been the man who cradled King as he lay dying from an assassin s bullet in 1968, but Abernathy was also the same man who confirmed rumors of King s history of adultery and sex. In his autobiography, Abernathy claimed that King understood and believed in the Biblical prohibition against sex outside marriage. Several posters have appeared in the vicinity of the current House of the Temple in Washington. Martin Luther King, Jr. There are monuments to both Union and Confederate military leaders on all the Civil War battlefields maintained by the Park Service across the country. The National Park Service maintains memorials to Lincoln, Grant, Frederick Douglass, and Robert E. And performing sexual acts with him. The enabling legislation does not refer to Pike's service in the Confederate Army. Where Do We Go From Here All books which cite his alleged Klan activity were written after Pike's death. This escapade was taped on February 20, 1968. The Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction, which Pike led for 32 years, sponsored and paid for the statue's erection, as recognition for his long service to the Scottish Rite. At the trial, the two defendants attacked the sitting judge for having reputedly been a member of an Albert Pike DeMolay Chapter in San Antonio, Texas, a confirmation of their Masonic conspiracy thesis in the legal system. Outside the courtroom, LaRouche followers carried large banners stating, Down with Pike! LaRouche, Chaitkin, and their supporters contend that the Klan was founded as the terrorist arm of the Scottish Rite as part of a wide Masonic conspiracy to keep the South in Confederate hands. That book is now published and is linked here ) There are no records extant from the late 1860s - early 1870s period which connect Pike with the Klan. Pike's statue is the only Confederate officer represented among the outdoor Civil War statuary of Washington. Allsopp states that Pike only spent brief times in Arkansas after his Confederate service. Due to this history, even some of Levison s friends told him he could bring King down with their dangerous friendship. Unfortunately, this friendship did lead to the FBI investigating Levison and King. Mr. To be a communist pervert. Some 90 congressmen, led by the late rep. Congress authorized the placement of a statue to Albert Pike on Federal land in Washington, D. C. The Albert Pike Statue is located at 3rd and D Streets, N. W. Day was the time the Ku Klux Klan decided to pull out all the stops, with the new KKK fliers from the White Loyal Knights declaring MLK, Jr. Otherwise, we become like totalitarian states, constantly revising history to justify tearing down statues of previous generations of leaders just to facilitate currently ideologies. This is a much needed lesson in this era, when militant fundamentalists are attempting to manipulate government to establish as norm their own political viewpoint. The Ku Klux Klan may try to drag down the civil rights movement by focusing on these flaws, but what is best remembered is King s dream for the United States. [Images via The Daily Beast] Now Watch This: Attorney General Had Contact With Russian Ambassador Now Read This: Donald Trump Is Giving The US Politics Experience Since September, 1992, protesters have held rallies at the Pike statue contending that he was the chief founder But that s not to say King did not associate himself with people with communist leanings. In a new book, Dangerous Friendship, author Ben Kamin documents Martin Luther King, Jr. s friendship with a trusted adviser named Stanley Levison, who actually was a one-time member of the Communist Party. In downtown Washington, D. C. Brown has stated that there are no primary sources which provide evidence that Pike was involved with the Klan. (masonicinfo. com note: In this eleven-foot bronze statue by Italian sculptor Gaetano Trentaove, Pike is presented in civilian dress as a Masonic leader, not as a Confederate General. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy, the FBI wired King s offices, and hotel rooms from 1963 to 1968. During this period of weekly rallies by the LaRouche organization, the statue has been painted, chipped, and decorated with Klan costume, the latter to appear on a Lyndon LaRouche for President poster. A lurid pro-Klan history, the Authentic History Ku Klux Klan, 1865-77, written by Susan Lawrence Davis in 1924, cites Pike as the Grand Dragon of the Klan for the state of Arkansas and Chief Judicial Officer appointed by Klan founder, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. James Bevel, were convicted of climbing on the statue after a police official had asked them to step down. At the time of erection, the statue stood in front of the Scottish Rite House of the Temple.
To become editor of The Patriot, a democratic newspaper, and to preside over the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, whose chief officer he remained until his death in Washington in 1891. We may never find proof for the allegations of his involvement in the historical records. He spoke his mind freely, expressing the beliefs and attitudes of his age. The public expression of all phases of our history is crucial if we are to maintain our cherished rights of freedom of expression, and if we are to understand our complex past. All plead for toleration and acceptance of all religious viewpoints, and the absolute right of an individual to approach God in his own way, unimpaired by governmental interference. There are references to alleged Klan leaders in several states, but no mention of Pike. What I m saying to you this morning is that Communism forgets that life is individual. Washington s old Willard Hotel was the scene of King forcing White women to drink black Russian Roadside billboards even purported to prove with photos that King attended a communist training camp. Today, these claims are seen as a smear campaign and a relic of a time when unpopular figures of politics were labeled as communist. Pike, an early advocate of native American rights, led Confederate Indian troops at the Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas. These shocking tapes were ordered sealed for 50 years by U. S. A cowardly and spineless Congress voted 338 to 90 approving the King Holiday. Still, many have been able to learn some of the shocking incidents recorded in the King tapes. These tapes notably records his transactions with communist agents, but also wild interracial sex orgies which included acts of perversion. She succumbed to prove to loyalty to King. Walter Lee Brown, a retired professor of history at the University of Arkansas. And that the whole American legal system is largely controlled by the Scottish Rite, which is responsible for the imprisonment of Lyndon LaRouche on credit card fraud charges. Federal Judge John Smith Jr. When informed of the allegations against Pike, noted Civil War historian Shelby Foote stated, I don't believe in judging a man 100 years after his death. A Congressional investigation (U. S. In 1975 the statue was moved slightly to its present location near the Department of Labor building after its original triangle had been removed to accommodate the Third Street underpass of the Federal mall. There is one recent biography of Pike, written by Robert Duncan and published in 1961, and another currently being prepared by Dr. Day. Is this the kind of man we want to hold up to our children to be honored as a national hero? The Californian branch of the Ku Klux Klan apparently based their leaflet s message upon an article on the KKK website, which calls for the abolishing of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alleged involvement with the Arkansas Klan would have been very brief, if at all. King often would use two prostitute at the same time. In 1868 he moved to Washington, D. C. Many of his rituals are known only to the Scottish Rite, and many are rarely performed today. But do historical facts actually support King s ties to communism and allegations of sexual escapades? In a related report by the Inquisitr, even as the Black Lives Matter Messrs. Ku Klux Klan, by Walter Fleming (1905) states that Pike was the Chief Judicial Officer of the Klan. And Alabama s Democratic Governor, George Wallace, said that President [Kennedy] wants us to surrender this state to Martin Luther King and his group of pro-Communists who have instituted these demonstrations. Even though he had severe disagreements with Jefferson Davis over use of Indian troops and left Confederate service, the statue was for many years the scene of ceremonies by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Leaflets were found distributed in bags containing a rock and candy, which in the past has earned these new fliers the nickname of Kandygrams. Pike died at the old Scottish Rite House of the Temple near the current location of his statue. Day commemorates the memorable actions of this flawed saint, who once admited, There is a Mr Hyde and a Dr Jekyll in all of us.. you don t need to go out this morning saying that Martin Luther King is a saint. Pike' s biographer, Fred W. The statue was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1978, in a National Register nomination of the Civil War Monuments in Washington, D. C. In Las Vegas King s aids paid $100 each to prostitutes to join him in orgies. It is administered by the National Park Service. Any proposal to remove a statue from the city would violate the authorizing legislation, and thus would have to be accomplished by a new act of Congress. Edgar Hoover called King the most notorious liar in the country Brown's Ph. D. On April 20, 1993, Mr. As a communist was distributed in California during the commemoration of the holiday. Pike was pardoned for his actions as a Confederate general by President Andrew Johnson. Petitions of Masons from all over the country requested his pardon. It is found in a higher synthesis that combines the truths of both. Based upon that brief section, it s also obvious that Martin Luther King s exact political beliefs are complicated, but the Ku Ku Klax is dead wrong to pigeonhole the civil rights leader as communist. House of Representatives, Report No. 2, 42nd Congress, 2nd Session, Condition of Affairs in the Late Insurrectionary States Washington, D. C., U. Ku klux klan thesis. Dissertation was on Pike, and he is considered a leading authority on the subject. King may have had four children with Coretta Scott, but Abernathy claims King spent his last night alive enjoying himself with two lovers. Regardless, Martin Luther King, Jr. Chaitkin and the LaRouche organization involving Pike with the Klan are secondary sources written years after the active Reconstruction Klan period. In other words we will not be able to learn all the gory details until the year 2027. On April 9, 1898, in Joint Resolution 20 (30 stat. 737). Published works cited by Mr. Lee in the Washington area. An additional reference here calls LaRouche a 'Fascist Demagogue' and provides much material on his bizarre behavior. ) The protesters' main organizer is Anton Chaitkin who is affiliated with the Shiller Institute, a LaRouche organization. Chaitkin and his associate, Rev. The Park Service in administering its historical sites is charged with presenting all sides of American history, and that sometimes includes interpreting long ago attitudes that are not popular or politically correct The following April someone else would shoot King. To His Rich Buddies Capitalism forgets that life is social, and the Kingdom of Brotherhood is found neither in the thesis of Communism nor the antithesis of capitalism but in a higher synthesis. The National Park Service does not have the authority to selectively remove authorized memorials from public view. King was forced to flee the city after the dentist threatened to kill him.
Of the Ku Klux Klan in Arkansas.