One Ring to rule them all.
With Louis Farrakhan’s well-known anti-Semitism, hatred of whites, and alliance with the Women’s March and the Congressional Black Caucus being in the news, I am reminded of something startling that I talked about back in 2012.
When I was on my way to church this morning, I saw something very interesting near my house.
The “Church” of Scientology has been building centers in and around South Central Los Angeles and in Inglewood — something that had previously been unheard of. Today, being Fathers’ Day, I guess there was some big event at the center near me. But guess which organization was celebrating the day with them? The Nation of Islam. FOI, bean pies, and white “garments” (similar to burkas) all over the place!
Did a little research when I got home. There isn’t much to go on, but one website reports that, back in 2009, Louis Farrakhan said that there was some sort of “marriage” between the two organizations. Marriage, eh? One wonders who will get to be on top in the end.
(I recall getting a funny look when one of the FOI tried to give me an unsuccessful hard-sell on a bean pie. Yes, I recall that they are delicious, but I can’t in good conscience give my money to that organization.)
A “marriage?” Between those two? Bizarre doesn’t begin to describe it.
I don’t live in that house anymore and, therefore haven’t had an up-close view of the evolution of this relationship. So, let’s see what’s out there. Continue reading “These are Some Really Strange Bedfellows”