How Donald Trump Fought Antisemitism And Racism In Palm Beach Two Decades Ago

One has to ask the obvious. Who are the real racists here? The Democratic Party has a long and disgraceful history of out and out racism. Right from the beginning of its history, what became the American Left was on-record supporting slavery, segregation, lynching and, as noted by historians, used the Ku Klux Klan as the military arm of the party to enforce its racism. It was Franklin Roosevelt who issued the infamous Executive Order 9066 that rounded up Japanese-Americans — which is to say legal American citizens — and sent them to internment camps merely because of their race. When a Japanese-American fought the internment in the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States, six of FDR’s liberal court appointees upheld the racist executive order. The opinion, in fact, was written by Justice Hugo Black — who held a “golden passport,” a lifetime membership, in the Ku Klux Klan.
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“Trump is a racist!” was the mocking cry from an off-stage Larry David when Trump recently hosted Saturday Night Live.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Nearly twenty years before he decided to run for president of the United States, Donald Trump created a huge stir of a different kind in Palm Beach. Back in those days, the rich elites who ran the town wouldn’t allow Jews and blacks to use the golf and country club facilities. When he bought Mar-a-lago, he went to court to end that discrimination, won in court and forever changed how minorities are treated in Palm Beach. That’s the real Donald Trump.

The David bit was designed to make fun not of Trump but Trump’s critics. In this case a left-wing group calling itself deportracism.com which, without the slightest sense of irony, put together a thoroughly racist ad having children spewing obscenities as they proclaimed their allegiance not to America and its ideals but rather to their race. A chilling reminder of all those fresh-faced young Germans of long ago pledging allegiance to their Aryan race.

All of this is already old news. But there is a much older “old news” story about Trump that has now resurfaced — a story that paints a highly accurate portrait of the real Donald Trump — the guy who has no time for racism and anti-Semitism and stood up in public to fight both.

The story, linked by a group calling itself Zionists for Trump, was published in the Wall Street Journal — in 1997. It revolves around Trump’s purchase and operation of the famous Mar-a-Largo estate, built in the 1920s by Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post. Trump had recently purchased the sprawling, seaside estate and turned it into a club. This being located in upscale Palm Beach, Florida, there were other prestigious clubs in the area, clubs that catered to the old order of upper crust Palm Beach society. The problem? Quietly, these other clubs had long barred Jews and African Americans — which is to say they practiced a quiet but steely racism.

The Zionists for Trump headline:

How Trump Fought Antisemitism and Racism in Palm Beach Two Decades Ago

The WSJ story that is linked focuses on the battles Trump faced as a new arrival to Palm Beach, including his new competition with the social clubs of the old order. The story, which quotes Abe Foxman, the longtime head of the Anti-Defamation League, says, in part, the following:

Mr. Trump also has resorted to the courts to secure his foothold here, and many residents wince at the attention his legal battles with the town have drawn — to the town in general, and to the admission practices at some of Palm Beach’s older clubs in particular.

…The culture clash began to approach a climax last fall, when Mr. Trump’s lawyer sent members of the town council a copy of the film “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” a film that deals with upper-class racism. Mr. Trump then approached the town council about lifting the restrictions that had been placed on the club. He also asked some council members not to vote on the request because their membership in other clubs created a conflict of interest.

Last December, after the council refused to lift the restrictions, Mr. Trump filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Palm Beach, alleging that the town was discriminating against Mar-a-Lago, in part because it is open to Jews and African-Americans. The suit seeks $100 million in damages.

… Mr. Foxman seems pleased that Mr. Trump has elevated the issue of discriminatory policies at social clubs. “He put the light on Palm Beach,” Mr. Foxman says. “Not on the beauty and the glitter, but on its seamier side of discrimination. It has an impact.”

In recent weeks, Mr. Foxman says, the league has received calls from Jewish residents telling of how Palm Beach clubs are changing. Locals concur that in the past year, organizations such as the Bath and Tennis Club have begun to admit Jewish patrons. The Palm Beach Civic Association, which for many years was believed to engage in discriminatory behavior, this month named a Jewish resident as its chief officer.

In other words? In other words, long before he was running for president, there was Donald Trump battling racism and anti-Semitism in Palm Beach society. Using every tool at his disposal.

The film he chose to send the Palm Beach town council was no accident. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner was released in 1967 and starred film legends Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, and Sidney Poitier. The Oscar-winning story revolved around a liberal, upper-class older couple who are stunned and discomfited when their daughter, played by Katharine Houghton, brings her new fiancé — Poitier — home to dinner and an introduction to her white parents. As liberals, her parents were staunch supporters of racial equality and had raised their daughter accordingly. Yet suddenly, in comes the very personal reality of equality when their daughter waltzes in the door after a vacation with husband-to-be Poitier, a black widower and doctor. Soul searching about just how devoted to equality they really are ensues.

Thus it was no accident that Trump selected this movie to tweak the members of both the Palm Beach town council and the larger white society it represented. Trump understood exactly what the game was and he would have none of it. In addition to sending a copy of the movie, he launched his lawyers, who filed that $100 million lawsuit “alleging that the town was discriminating against Mar-a-Lago, in part because it is open to Jews and African-Americans.”

This is the same Donald Trump who employs hundreds of Hispanics in the Trump Organization at its various properties across America and around the globe.

Yet here comes the utterly predictable charge of racism from deportracism.com

One has to ask the obvious. Who are the real racists here? The Democratic Party, as we have noted in this space repeatedly, has a long and disgraceful history of out and out racism. Right from the beginning of its history, what became the American Left was on-record supporting slavery, segregation, lynching and, as noted by historians, used the Ku Klux Klan as the military arm of the party to enforce its racism. It was Franklin Roosevelt who issued the infamous Executive Order 9066 that rounded up Japanese-Americans — which is to say legal American citizens — and sent them to internment camps merely because of their race. When a Japanese-American fought the internment in the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States, six of FDR’s liberal court appointees upheld the racist executive order. The opinion, in fact, was written by Justice Hugo Black — who held a “golden passport,” a lifetime membership, in the Ku Klux Klan.

In today’s world the Left demands racial quotas and supports illegal immigration. What all of these things have in common is that they are designed to divide Americans by race, to divide by skin color. Which is precisely what Donald Trump stood up and fought against when no one other than Palm Beach society was paying attention.

The harsh reality of the racism charge against Trump is not only that it is bogus, utterly false from start to finish. The reality is the charges of racism against Trump are coming from the one political force in the country that has a long, deep, and immutable history of racism. A racism that is no relic of a long ago past but both current and visceral, used now as it has always been used — to divide and judge by skin color for political profit.

The good news here that in Donald Trump someone — finally — is standing up to fight back. Just as he fought back all those years ago in Palm Beach when no one was looking. source

NTEB is run by end times author and editor-in-chief Geoffrey Grider. Geoffrey runs a successful web design company, and is a full-time minister of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to running NOW THE END BEGINS, he has a dynamic street preaching outreach and tract ministry team in Saint Augustine, FL.

  • Jesus accepted all people regardless of skin color and so should we. The Bible preaches that it is wrong and sinful to be racist and Anti-Semitic.

    • Sour Dove

      A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession.” Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, “Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.”

      He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.”

      The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.”

  • Which trump is not a racist

  • Larry/vietnamvet1971

    what do we expect from these Evil, Liberal, DemonRats they will not talk nothing but Balderdash, Factoids & BS because there is NO TRUTH in them. I was listening to this liberal economic Guru and he bad mouth hillary and I said now it is good to hear him then he says BUT I will still vote for her.

  • DeniseC

    “When a Japanese-American fought the internment in the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States, six of FDR’s liberal court appointees upheld the racist executive order. The opinion, in fact, was written by Justice Hugo Black — who held a “golden passport,” a lifetime membership, in the Ku Klux Klan.”

    Wow, a justice that could not separate his personal beliefs from what is fair and right. Kinda like having SCOTUS justices Kagan and Ginsburg performing same-sex marriage and then voting for it…

    Today Christians are the ones living with discrimination. I pray that Trump does win and shows the same passion fighting for our rights.

    • Ron

      So true Larry and Denise! Which is what we can expect and worse if Hillary gets in and all the supreme court justices that are conservative

      suddenly die off and get replaced with hardcore left leaning liberals. Guns, Christians, Conservatives, and Patriots will be her first targets thru

      that court.

      God Bless You Both and Go Donald Trump.

  • Tracy

    The folks speaking out against Trump are helping me make up my mind a little more every day!!!!

    Is he the Perfect Candidate whose thoughts mirrors mine on all fronts? NOPE

    Does he say everything the way I wish he would say it? NOPE

    Am I absolutely sure that his motives are absolutely Pure? NOPE

    Can I point to any other Dem Politician that I like better? NOPE

    Is there any of the other RINO Politicians I like better? NOPE

    Am I going to sit home, refuse to Vote, and let Hillary win; because he is NOT Perfect? NOPE

    Do I like what I have seen for the last 7-1/2 years with the Jerk that sleeps in my White House? NOPE

    Do I like the “fundamental changes” that same Jerk has brought about in MY America? NOPE

    OK, your turn to decide what you are going to do in about 5 months!

    The Trumpster’s presidential qualifications.

    Obama is against Trump… Check

    The Media are against Trump… Check

    The establishment Democrats are against Trump… Check

    The establishment Republicans are against Trump… Check

    The Pope is against Trump… Check

    The UN is against Trump… Check

    The EU is against Trump… Check

    China is against Trump… Check

    Mexico is against Trump… Check

    Soros is against Trump… Check

    Black Lives Matter is against Trump… Check

    Move On is against Trump… Check

    Koch Brothers are against Trump… Check

    Bushes are against Trump … Check

    Planned Parenthood is against Trump….Check

    Hillary & Bernie are both against Trump … Check

    Illegal aliens are against Trump … Check

    Islam is against Trump … Check

    Kasich & Cruz are against Trump … Check

    Hateful, racist, violent Liberals are against Trump.. Check

    NOW THAT BEING SAID…

    It seems to me, Trump MUST BE the Best Qualified Candidate we could ever have.

    If you have so many political insiders and left wing NUT CASES— all SCARED TO DEATH that they all speak out against him at the same time!

    Most of all, it will be the People’s Choice…

    PLUS

    He’s not a Lifetime Politician…Check

    He’s not a Lawyer…..Check

    He’s not doing it for the money…Check

    He’s a Natural Born American Citizen born in the USA from American parents. .
    Bonus points . . !

    Whoopi says she will leave the country…

    Rosie says she will leave the country…

    Sharpton says he will leave the country…

    Gov. Brown says California will build a wall…

    Cher says she will leave the country…

    Cyrus says she will leave the country…

    The Constitution and the Bill of Rights will prevail….

    Hillary will go to jail…..

    The budget will be balanced in 8 years….

    Americans will have first choice at jobs…..

    You will not be able to marry your pet….

    You will be able to keep your gun(s) if you qualify… (Not a criminal or crazy, etc.)

    Only live registered U.S. citizens can vote….

    You can have and keep your own doctor…..

    You can say whatever you want without being called a racist, Islamophobic, xenophobic, etc….

    He will make AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!

    Come to think of it, we have no place to go, but UP!

    • Good post tracy.

    • Ron

      Excellent Comments Tracy!

    • Larry/vietnamvet1971

      I agree Tracy, JERK & JOKE is his name.

      Sorry (not really) I will not be PC.

  • Rudy Ray

    Tracy, great write up. May I borrow it?

    • Tracy

      @Rudy Ray, I forgot to type COPIED at the top of my post, but I agree it’s a good one that’s why I shared it.

  • CHAR

    Maybe if the Hildabeast wins (I know, slap my face), then we are even closer to the Lord’s return. Wouldn’t it be great if He calls us home on Inauguration Day? That would be awesome! Even sooner would be even more awesome(r). Election night is going to be better than Super Bowl Sunday! Especially if Trump wins! I really want him to win, but isn’t the Obamanation Clan soooo corrupt that they can cheat and win, just like she got out of this email fiasco? That’s what’s in the back of my mind, that she will win from cheating…..Eek, nightmare!

    • Ron

      CHAR our Father decides who gets elected not obama or hillary. If God tells Satan trump will be elected and satan comes back to them

      with that then they have to obey their daddy Satan because he is in their chain of command. God says who will be king of any nation.

      Let Us pray that it is so with Trump over hillary.

      God Bless You CHAR!

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