I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because throughout my life I’ve never kept one. But I do have hope in 2016.
My hope is: 1) We destroy the lie that “racism” exists, 2) Americans unite and wipe out the scourge of radical Islam and 3) we rebuild American families and our economy.
Racism is a lie
After I finished writing my book, “The Antidote: Healing America from the Poison of Hate, Blame, and Victimhood,” I came to the realization that the idea of racism is one of the biggest lies ever conceived.
I’ve done countless interviews since then, including appearing on Sean Hannity’s show, arguing the point that racism doesn’t exist and never has existed. Most people are shocked by this idea because the lie is so prevalent and it’s hard to admit that we’ve been conned. They say, Jesse, blacks were enslaved because of the color of their skin. Isn’t that racism?
No, blacks were enslaved for economic reasons just like other ethnic groups that were enslaved before them. Slavery in America was about cheap labor and economics, not about racism.
If we can dispel the lie that racism exists, then we can finally dismiss Black Lives Matter, Barack Obama, Louis Farrakhan, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, the NAACP, the CBC and all the modern-day “alchemists” (People in the 12th century who tried to transform lead into gold).
During the Christmas holiday, more than 1,000 black youths started a riot at the Mall St. Mathews in Louisville, Kentucky, and shut down the mall. The actions of these black thugs is similar to Black Lives Matter supporters who blocked roads to airports in Minneapolis and San Francisco as part of their “Black Xmas” protests against what they say is an epidemic of “racism” and “police abuses.”
What Black Lives Matter and others call “racism” is the judgment or hatred that people harbor against one another. When human beings judge, we fall into the darkness of our imagination. Instead of admitting the anger in our hearts, the mind begins to create physical solutions for spiritual problems such as coming up with the idea of “racism.”
Modern-day alchemists have convinced many Americans that slavery and “institutional racism” are to blame for skyrocketing crime rates, out-of-wedlock births and joblessness in the black community. The more Americans believe this lie, the more control they give to these race hustlers. Whether it’s blacks hating whites, whites hating blacks, etc. – it’s all judgment. It’s never about the skin color. It’s always about the lack of character of the person judging and the one being judged. Both have been deceived into believing it’s a race issue.
In 2016, I’d like to see the races come together as just Americans and start dealing with other issues that threaten the very existence of our nation.
Protect America and crush radical Islam
The Islamic terrorist attacks in Paris shook the world, but the San Bernardino attacks that killed 14 people brought the threat to our doorstep. As a result, most Americans don’t feel safe. We’re under attack from Islamic terrorists who want to kill us because of our faith and our support for Israel. In their eyes, we’re the “big Satan.”
As we saw in San Bernardino, the enemy is here and can attack us at any time. That’s why I’m in favor of a national right-to-carry law. Texas recently expanded gun rights by passing an open-carry law. May God bless Texas! Security is a major issue in the upcoming presidential election, and whoever can articulate a clear plan to protect the American people will win convincingly.
Revive the American spirit
Finally, we need to rebuild families and restore our great economy. There’s no greater crisis than the breakdown of the family – especially the black family. But this problem is also impacting white families. Parents getting married and raising their children in the right way is key to restoring America. Parents must set the example so that kids can see the right way to live and how to treat themselves and others. We must also demand respect for police and for the judicial process.
I write about this in depth in “The Antidote.” There’s an antidote to the problem, and it works for all people of all races!
We need jobs to come back to America. I counsel and speak with people who are suffering due the lack of jobs and income. We need lower taxes so we can get rid of the barriers for small businesses to start and expand. God willing and the creek don’t rise, we will have a new president who will be a friend rather than a foe to American small businesses.
In 2016, we need to destroy the lies and illusions that are hurting the country and build on truth to restore the good things that will unite us as a nation. If we do these things, then America will truly be great again and it will indeed be a Happy New Year!
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is the most courageous, outspoken critic of the “civil rights” establishment in America today. Raised without his father on a plantation near Tuskegee, Alabama during the Jim Crow era, Peterson has lived a part of America’s history few have experienced. After a spiritual transformation, Peterson founded BOND, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to “Rebuilding the Family by Rebuilding the Man.” Peterson is also the founder of The BOND Leadership Academy, a private school in Los Angeles. He’s a radio talk show host, speaker, and the author of SCAM: How the Black Leadership Exploits Black America, and From Rage to Responsibility. Peterson writes a weekly column for WND.com and appears as a media commentator on Fox News Channel, CNN, and other national TV and radio networks. For more information, visit http://www.bondinfo.org.
Editor's Note: This piece was originally published by WND.com.