Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hindus For Trump


A strategic Hindu activists group who believes that Trump was and still is the BEST option for America, Hindus and the World. No, we're not "Trumpies" but we can also see the value a Trump presidency has already brought to the USA, India and Hindus around the world. #HindusForTrump helped put Hindus on the map politically in America and we want to continue with this momentum for a better future for us all.  We're not going to slavishly tow the Trump or Republican line, but we also know that the Left-Islamist world alliance is right now the most pressing threat against Hindus and humanity. We are open minded but obviously we are here to play politics. 

Trump, Hindus and Ezidis unite for Nebraska elections

If you believe in this plan, all you need to do is share this article, the rest is already in the works. The Hindu-Ezidi bond is already there, it's been there since the start, what we didn't have was official support.  If we want to get we have to give, we need to be ready to put our resources out first, in Nebraska that meeting our voting and cultural resources.  Trump is president yes, but he is still vulnerable and he needs all the allies he can get. An Ezidi-Hindu voting block in the heartland is sure to get the right attention, and a helping hand in return.  Let's make history, let's get an Ezidi State in Iraq with military and trade ties to the USA and India, not to mention saving the Ezidis from extermination... which politician would not want that under their hat? (SEE MORE)


So how and why did I get started in this rather controversial movement of "Hindus For Trump"? Obviously everyone within the Hindu community, and outside of it, knows by now that the movement garnered a great deal of attention both in the USA and India. Our "Hindus For Trump" internet poster was widely circulated through major news outlets, and we were even interviewed by the New York Times. Many have credited us as being the catalyst which activated groups like the Hindu Sena to support Trump in India and the eventual endorsement of Trump by the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC). Some loved what we did and were very supportive, others hated it and derided the movement, but everyone kept asking me... why?.... how?... and so here it is. (SEE MORE)


This Holi, many of us Hindus will likely be hanging out with our White friends who support Trump.  Like us, your White relatives are sick and tired of you and your hate mongering.  We will be making them very aware that we are extremely suspicious of these recent attacks on Hindus, and how they coincide with CNN's decision to come out with an anti-Hindu hate piece at this very critical time. There is much Narashima energy in the air these days, Whites and Browns are fed up with those who attack the pillars of secularism and democracy while at the same time get in bed with the Islamists who have built nothing but murderous and retrograde theocracies.  The evening before Holi we will be lighting bonfires to represent the burning of Holika, the witch who tried to kill Prahlada at the behest of her wicked brother Hiranyakashipu, but the next day we will celebrate the spring, new life, by throwing colors in the streets.  Just as we do in India, this Holi we will use our festivities to break down barriers of race and caste and class, and here in America we will further break down the barriers between White and Brown supporters of Trump.  This is the spring, the dawn of a new alliance, you don't control the narrative anymore, and you never will again. READ MORE


White America needs to know that the Brown Left does not represent India, they don't represent Hindus, they don't represent anyone.  The Brown Left is as treasonous here as they are in India. In America the Brown Left uses racism to divide society, in India the Brown Left uses religion to do the same, but both here and there the Brown Left is allied with Islam.  You don't need to fear the Brown Left, they are a paper tiger.  The Brown Left are hated by their own people, they have condemned millions to death, they are complicit bystanders to the rape of the future.  The Brown Left stands alone, because the Hindu has and always will resonate on higher levels.  Like our heroes Arjun and Rama, we will abandon our own race and work with anyone who is fighting for what is true and right and good in this world. You don't need to fear the Brown Left, you don't need to heed them, because now you have us.  SEE MORE


Here is what you need to understand, not that you need to come lecture us on race relations, but that the world is changing, new alliances are forming which transcend race.  The time has already arrived when whites have left the Leftists of their race behind, and browns have abandoned their Leftist racialists as well, we have done this in order to join hands with each other.  Guess what, you have no hold over us, your brown skin says nothing, your mentality is repellent, your trickery is old and played out.  Yes, millions of brown Hindus today could care less that you are about to be washed away with the tide of Islamic terrorism and tyranny, just as millions of whites could care less about the slow demise of the Leftists of their own racial community.  You cannot stop an idea whose time has arrived, ideological alliance now trumps racial alliance, especially in the face of Islamic terrorism and encroaching theocracy. Get up, get wise, get real or be gone, because that is where you are headed anyway. - SEE MORE


Hindus For Trump has shown people of every race that we as Hindus transcend ethnicity, we believe in higher ideals that unite the whole world.  If you want to blame someone for racism, blame yourselves, because it is you who are trying to lump all "Indians" together, it is you who care more about the color of the skin than the content of the character.  You are forcing a false South Asian identity and you are diluting the true spiritual expression of the "Indian" ethos which is pluralistic Hinduism, not imperialistic and insular Islam. Race means nothing, beliefs and actions means everything, that is what we are demonstrating.  What you are showing the world is that it doesn't matter how tyrannical the governmental system, it doesn't matter how barbaric the crimes, it doesn't matter what threat it poses to secularism and democracy, as long as it is brown, your defending it, because you are brown, and that is all you care about. Hinduism is a way of life, not a race, you have sold yourselves short with your racialist agenda, you will not bring us down with you. Truth Trumps Falsehood. - SEE MORE


Sunday, Dec 11th - nearly 100 Hindus rallied outside the White House to request that the outgoing Obama administration and incoming Trump administration voice for minorities who are currently being persecuted in the Islamic State of Bangladesh. They are also requesting that Bangladesh become a secular state. Due to an ever increasing ISIS contingency  in Bangladesh, non-Muslims have been experiencing an escalation in targeted violent attacks. Since late October, Islamic radicals have either vandalized or destroyed nearly 20 Hindu temples along with hundreds of Hindu homes and businesses. This year, Islamic extremists have carried out several deadly attacks against non-Muslims including the murder of elderly Hindu and Buddhist priests, the hacking to death of a Hindu tailor and a Hindu teacher, the murder of two Christians outside a prayer meeting, and the targeted slaughter of two gay rights activists. The demonstration follows similar protests held outside Trump Tower and the United Nations in November. - SEE MORE


Sunday, Nov 27th, members of the  NYC Bangladeshi Hindu community rallied at Trump Tower in Manhattan. The aim was to request that president-elect Donald Trump take public notice of the ongoing deadly persecution of non-Muslims in the Islamic State of Bangladesh. The "Save Bangladeshi Hindus" mantra, which also includes a coalition of Buddhists and Christians, is hoping to push the nation of Bangladesh to become a secular state and protect its minorities from radical Islamic terrorism as well as ISIS. The group will next rally outside the White House on Sunday, December 11th. - SEE MORE


On Friday, November 11th, dozens of Bangladeshi Hindus demonstrated outside the United Nations to oppose violence against Hindus in their homeland, and to rally the community to further support President-elect Donald Trump. The demonstrations come after a new wave of violence against minority Hindus by Islamic radicals in Bangladesh, a nation which borders India to the northeast. In the past weeks, nearly 20 Hindu temples have been vandalized or destroyed and hundreds of Hindu homes and businesses set on fire,damaged or looted. The Islamist violence is allegedly in response to a facebook post which was stated to be "offensive to Islam". Many influential members of the Bangladeshi Hindu community living in America supported Donald Trump during his campaign, hoping he would curb Islamist violence in the region (see video above). Trump reached out to the Hindu community during his campaign, stating that under his administration "Hindus will have a true friend in the White House,"  In October, Trump attended a charity event to raise funds for Bengali Hindu victims of Islamic terrorism. - SEE MORE


Hillary's scandals have been rocking the press here in the United States, but she also has some explaining to do in India. Namely, Hillary worked to falsely accuse the Prime Minister of India of genocide, the Clinton's "America India Foundation" stole more than $50 mil form Gujarat earthquake victims, and Hillary herself was shown to be in bed with DOW Chemical in avoiding compensation to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy. - SEE MORE


Trump is fresh on the political scene. He is not a trained politician with a sweet tongue as we all know but, whatever he thinks we are guaranteed to be told upfront, he does not say one thing and do another. Many of us, like our fellow Americans are tired of the political games going on in our government that seem to serve almost every other interest beside us, the American people. At least with Trump we can expect the raw truth. For far too long Hindus have had their heads in the sciences and not the social sciences, we need to understand and engage in the political scene to safeguard our interests and not flutter in the wind as soon as the dog whistle blows. - SEE MORE


So in conclusion we can say that Thenmozhi Soundararajan and her fellows as the Association for Justice and Accountability are simply manufacturing false accusation against Modi and against Hinduism.  Thenmozhi Soundararajan is a "Dalit" because she wants to call herself that, even though genetically she is closely related to every other Indian Hindu on earth, and many Hindus would never categorize her or themselves as any caste whatsoever... just as Hindus, period. As for Soundararajan's claim that Diwali celebrates south Indian genocide, well she will need to take that up with the south Indian poet who wrote the story, Valmiki.  In reality, the likes of Soundararajan and her ilk at AJA will have no logical explanation for their absurd theories, because they are not trying to show truth, they are simply anti-Hindu and will do anything to spread hatred of anything which does not fit their leftist narrative. - SEE MORE


In a mature Democracy, the right to criticize a government, leader, or group is certainly protected speech. But what many will find outright objectionable is the blatant disregard for their sacred symbols, and the complete lack of any condemnation from the media they have entrusted for fair and balanced reportage.  Ms. Bose may want to invest her time in reporting this real issue where a group deliberately misuses religious symbols. A word of heartfelt advice to Ms. Bose and the broader media fraternity is: please do not read defamation where there is none, and please do not invent stories for the sake of creating friction and divisions among the Hindu community. There are far more grave issues for you to focus on. - SEE MORE


Sources estimate that there are between 1.5 million and 2.5 million Hindus living in the USA. But is there any evidence that this growing demographic is organizing to support Trump?  Yes!  And this support is coming from some of the most influential and widely respected names within the Hindu community. - SEE MORE

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Trump, Hindus and Ezidis unite for Nebraska elections

Due to the fact that Hindus are traditionally (but not always) racial minorities, who have a track record of voting Democrat, and who are known to donate and volunteer for political campaigns in record numbers, when "Hindus For Trump" launched we and the Hindu community gained much political notoriety which had not been experienced previously. However, around the same time, we also launched our sister organization, "Ezidis For Trump", and despite the fact that we tried our best to gain attention for this cause, it never got any coverage above facebook and twitter comments, but why?


For those who have been following Middle East politics over the past few year, most specifically the rise of the "Islamic State" in Iraq, it would be difficult to have missed the world coverage placed upon the Ezidi People as they were and still are slated for extermination by the Radical Islamic regime. Ezidi (or Yazidi/Yezidi) is the name of a small 1 million strong ethnic population from northern Iraq who practice a religion called Yazdanism.  Traditionally, one can only be born an Ezidi as the religion is tribal, itself divided by three birth based castes.

The Ezidi have their own unique religion, however, it is admittedly a combination of several other religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism and ancient Middle Easter Paganism. The Ezidi have two holy book, the Black Book and the Book of Revelation, these books teach the Ezidi to gather knowledge from the Bible, Torah and Koran, but also to learn idolatry from Pagans.  The Ezidi cosmic kingdom is ruled by 7 angels, the most powerful being Melek Taus, an angel who comes in the form of a peacock.  Ezidi lore states that the Peacock Angel came to the Ezidi when they traveled to India during a time of calamity, and that upon their return Melek Taus became their prime  deity. 


Due to the fact that the Ezidi use Idols in worship and because many Abrahamic theologians identify their god Melek Taus with the Biblical Satan, the Ezidi have traditionally been called "Devil Worshipers" by outsiders; this is why ISIS has vowed to exterminate the Ezidi people, it is also why the Ezidi and Hindus have developed such a strong bond.  While the Ezidi are of course being slaughtered in record numbers in Northern Iraq, perhaps even worse is the large scale kidnapping, rape and sex slaving of their young daughters.  Because Ezidis are not considered "People of the Book" (Jew and Christians), according to Islamic scholars, like "pagan" Hindus, the Ezidi are open game, ripe for limitless pillaging.  

Ezidi girls and women share a common bond with the Hindu women of Pakistan and Bangladesh, they are subjected to the most barbaric forms of sexual degradation, including being sold naked in the streets, beatings, rape and torture.  When world Hindus saw the plight of the Ezidi, isolated, trapped, starving to death, watching as their sons were murdered and daughters stolen away, the Hindu heart went out to the Ezidi. Hindus and Ezidis united together outside the White House to pray for US intervention and a refugee program; Hindus also sent thousands of pounds of supplies to Northern Iraq and payed for Ezidi leaders to tour India. Thus was born a new alliance, however, under the Obama administration, nothing could and nothing did happen to save the Ezidis, or Hindus for that matter.

It should'nt be a shock to anyone that when the 2016 election candidates came around, once Trump announced his plans to crush ISIS, the Ezidid embraced him in mass, however, there are only approximately a little more than 2,000 Ezidi families living in the USA, and they are mostly concentrated in Nebraska, thus the "Ezidis For Trump" campaign fell short of gaining media attention. Also, the Ezidi accused the mainstream media of purposely blacklisting the Ezidi campaign for Trump so as not to give Trump his due minority credits. The end result of all this has been that the world has since forgotten about the Ezidi and their torture and their annihilation continues in North Iraq, and still there is no program to ensure their national sovereignty or any refugee program. 


Both Hindus and Ezidis believe in Karma and Reincarnation, we both know that no effort goes unnoticed, and just when it seems that all hope has been lost, now that the Ezidis are media pariahs, now that the initial enthusiasm to save them has worn off... now is the time when a new and more sturdy alliance between Ezidis and Hindus has begun to rise.  In the wake of the 2016 elections, due to the tremendous support Trump received from the Hindu community, he officially endorsed the American Hindu Coalition, a Washington DC based lobby group with incredibly growing membership and clout. Trump Team's official involvement with the group makes it highly influential and gives it muscle power. Hindus for Trump and Ezidis for Trump have contacted the American Hindu Coalition with a new plan, and they have accepted it!  All we need to do now is gain support among Ezidis and Hindus. 

  • Ezidis are most concentrated in the state of Nebraska. Neither Hindus nor Ezidis in this state have enough numbers to make a viable vote bank, but together, they can change elections, and that means power. The plan is to create a Nebraska Hindu-Ezidi Coalition (NHEC) to engage with local leaders and the federal government though the American Hindu Coalition.
  • The NHEC will work together to spread awareness of both the Hindu and Ezidi cultures and religions, as well as their shared plight of living under Islamic theocracy, the Ezidis under the Islamic State and the Hindus under Bangladesh and Pakistan.
  • The NHEC will work to build the first Ezidi Temple in the USA, a Temple which highlights some of the Hindu origins of the Ezidi Religion.
  • The NHEC will launch the world's first Ezidi Nationalist organization, a movement to return the land of Northern Iraq to the Ezidi people where they can exist as a sovereign Ethno-State with close ties to both the USA and India.  We will also push to establish an official refugee program to bring all endangered Ezidis to the USA with the aim of returning them to their homeland. 
  • Finally, the NHEC will prepare for the 2020 election and insure that the "Ezidis For Trump" brand cannot be negated by the mainstream media, we will insure that Trump can count on the Hindus/Ezidis of Nebraska to deliver him a 2nd win. 


If you believe in this plan, all you need to do is share this article, the rest is already in the works. The Hindu-Ezidi bond is already there, it's been there since the start, what we didn't have was official support.  If we want to get we have to give, we need to be ready to put our resources out first, in Nebraska that means our voting and cultural resources.  Trump is president yes, but he is still vulnerable and he needs all the allies he can get. An Ezidi-Hindu voting block in the heartland is sure to get the right attention, and a helping hand in return.  Let's make history, let's get an Ezidi State in Iraq with military and trade ties to the USA and India, not to mention saving the Ezidis from extermination... which politician would not want that under their hat? 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

How and why I started "Hindus For Trump"

By Vincent Bruno

Now that the inauguration is over, and Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, it is time for me to explain how and why I started "Hindus For Trump", an explanation many Hindus have been looking for since the campaign began. I have to say that for the most part, Hindus were rather civil during this election. Some sided with Hillary, some sided with Bernie Sanders, obviously many sided with Trump, however we did not cannibalize each other as many other groups did.  We all saw how the Cruz-Trump feud tore apart the Republican party, we all witnessed how vicious it got in the DNC between Sanders and Hillary, we all know how friends and even families were torn apart during the election, however I think we also all noticed that we Hindus for the most part avoided these turbulent seas. There was no tempest in the Hindu community, only ripples in the pond. I am happy to say I don't think I lost any friends during this election, and I think the same is true for most Hindus. However, it is time for me to explain why I did what I did, many have asked and it is a legitimate question. As Hindus we are always looking at the higher order, the question above the moment, how will current events effect the future, and so like many other Hindus, I got involved in this election cycle with the future in mind. 

So how and why did I get started in this rather controversial movement of "Hindus For Trump"? Obviously everyone within the Hindu community, and outside of it, knows by now that the movement garnered a great deal of attention both in the USA and India. Our "Hindus For Trump" internet poster was widely circulated through major news outlets, and we were even interviewed by the New York Times. Many have credited us as being the catalyst which activated groups like the Hindu Sena to support Trump in India and the eventual endorsement of Trump by the Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC). Some loved what we did and were very supportive, others hated it and derided the movement, but everyone kept asking me... why?.... how?... and so here it is.

Before this 2016 presidential election, I had never gotten involved in politics in any meaningful way. Yes I had held opinions about candidates and platforms, but I never really voiced these opinions to others nor did I ever endorse any candidate.  While I was always interested in politics and knew how important they were to our daily lives, I could never find a good reason to support anyone. The candidates agendas seemed so detached from my reality, I could not find a good enough reason to expend my energy.  This sentiment stayed with me even at the beginning of the 2016 elections cycle, the candidates lined up, I took notice but didn't support anyone. I carried on with my Hindu work as usual, knowing that Hinduism is the bigger answer, the larger quest, and no one seemed to fit into this quest at all.  I heard people talking about Trump running for president, some thought it was a joke, others thought it was funny, no one took it seriously, and I didn't take it that seriously either.

The summer of 2015 went by and nothing had stirred me to get involved in the election, but then something happened, something unexpected.  I had been invited by the "Indian American Intellectuals Forum" (IAIF) to attend the India Day Parade in Manhattan. The founder of the group, Narain Kataria, who has since passed on, had dedicated his life to saving the Hindus of Pakistan from Islamic tyranny and genocide, he also wanted to warn the West of the dangers of Radical Islamic terrorism.  When I first began my work as a Hindu activist and started "Justice For Hindus", Narain Kataria was my first supporter and mentor, he gave me much of his time and energy. I was asked to help distribute the IAIF's newly published newspaper "India World Geopolitics", a collection of articles written by Hindu activists highlighting the plight of Hindus living under Islamic regimes in Bangladesh and Pakistan.  Upon my arrival I was surprised with the fact that an article I had written about another activist friend of mine had been put on the front cover along with our pictures. I was very honored and shocked as my image was spread to the crowds by the thousands. 

As I thumbed through the newspaper I read the horrific headlines of persecution and misery brought on by Radical Islamic regimes in South Asia, yet as a Hindu activist myself, these facts and stories had become so familiar to me that I almost didn't flinch.  But then there was something that did catch my eye. On the back cover of the newspaper was a full page advertisement endorsing Donald Trump for president of the United States.  Now remember that at this time, in August of 2015, Donald Trump had not made many scandalous statements and his candidacy was viewed by most with amusement. I remember looking over the endorsement, Trump's face, Trump proclaimed as "America's Last Best Hope", because the world was facing unprecedented problems, and Trump needed "no favor from any quarter". 

This endorsement struck me, and not because it was Trump. Like most others at this time I had no strong opinions about Trump's presidency, he was a larger than life TV personality and real estate mogul, rude but funny, powerful but seemingly uninvolved.  No, it was not that the endorsement was for Trump, but that he was said to be "America's Last Best Hope"... BEST hope. Here Trump was not idealized, his platform not presented as some panacea to cure the ills of the days, he was no savior or divinely inspired hero, he was simply American's BEST hope for the future, and only because he was independent and would be less beholden by the current power structures.  Like most young Americans these days I could not be swept up by pure patriotism, our nation's nefarious international intrigues over the past several decades has taken much of the shine off of "Americanism", yet I was looking for a "secure world" and the "best hope" for the future possible. After skimming the horrific headlines in the newspaper, after seeing all the cries for security and help from Hindus, a cause which I have dedicated much of my life to, I came to this advertisement, not a promise of a glorious future, only a best direction to take in order to secure the world; and the endorsement was coming from men I held with great respect.  The advocacy was typically Hindu, nuanced, and so I was impressed, pleased by another Hindu insight, but still at the end of the day I was not moved, and I continued on with my work and life, sans politics.

My friends and I began realizing we needed to find a way to tie the Hindu cause and the Western cause together. The West was swiftly beginning to notice the dangers of Islamism, yet their response was confused and sluggish. We Hindus know how late the hour is, we understand the real danger, we are racing to save lives, and so we were looking for a way to hasten the West's inevitable conclusion, that Radical Islam is a deadly threat.  Then came the first of a series of major Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe.  In November of 2015 a stint of suicide attacks in Paris had left 130 people dead in one evening. The world shuttered and took attention. What had once been a fringe idea, that Islam is dangerous, was now at least entertained by many minds in America.  We moved as swiftly as we could to tie together the Western and Hindu agendas, we attempted "A HINDU-WESTERN ALLIANCE AGAINST ISLAM" campaign, it was perhaps a little too abrupt to gain traction. 

It was around this time that Trump began his controversial campaign promise of banning all Islamic immigration into the United States.  All of a sudden Trump's campaign was transformed from a comedy into a terror by much of the media and public. Trump was now a racist and a bigot, a reincarnation of Adolf Hitler. Trump also began making other comments which could have double meaning. Were there rapists and drugs dealers illegally entering the USA from Mexico, yes... was Trump saying that all Mexicans were rapists and drug dealers, who knew? Trump's hard line stance on Radical Islam seemed to jive with the Hindu activist scene, but many were also concerned that this was a prelude to an attack on all non-Christians and non-Whites.  I had no plan to get involved in the election or endorse anyone, and while I did see potential in Hindu support for Trump, I also understood the possibility of danger, and so as it had always been I didn't get involved.  

But then there began a constant murmuring in the Hindu community: should we support Trump, is he a racist, is he a Christian supremacist, does he really mean only Islam, what does he think about Hindus, should we support Trump? It was also around this time that the Republican Hindu Coalition was launched, this was no small event since Hindus in America had always traditionally voted Democrat. The arrival of the RHC at this very moment seemed to be a signal, a sign of our future direction. In early December a friend and I held a political Hindu book club in our New Jersey apartment. Prominent Hindu activists attended, afterward we had dinner and talked about current events. Of course talk turned to the election, and every single person still present at the time said they were supporting Trump.  Everyone believed that he was not a racist, that when he said Islamic immigration and Illegal immigration, that was what he meant, not non-Christians and non-Whites. No one believed that Trump was a fundamentalist Christian, but a reasonable nationalist who saw threats to the nation, threats which Hindus already understood; everyone suggested endorsing him. A few days later I received calls and words urging me to find a way to rally Hindus for Trump, and so I did. 

Now what went through my mind as I prepared to introduce the "Hindus For Trump" campaign to the Hindu community and the world?  This was December of 2015, Trump was now a shock and an outrage in much of the public square. To align with him was radical and dangerous, there seemed to be little hope of him winning the election.  Yet I did not think about winning or losing, I thought about perceptions and alliances.  How many Americans knew the difference between Muslims and Hindus?  Wouldn't many people assume that Hindus voted along minority/racial lines, that they were a granted vote to the democrats, the powers that be, the Clintons?  These perceptions in the minds of the American public were to myself and many of my friends, dangerous.  We wanted the world to know that Hindus are independent, critical and long term thinkers, that we are an ally against Radical Islam, that we had seen through the corruption of the current power structures and could be allies in forging a new way.  Even if Trump were to lose the election, if we made a determined effort to raise ourselves above the fray, we could attract the much needed attention and allies we had been looking for.  We designed our now famous internet poster, we began our campaign. 

This was December, we launched, and nothing.  Most were too afraid to publicly align themselves with such a contentious cause, the non-Hindu community, as usual, was not even looking our way. We posted articles about Islamic terrorism and tyranny in South Asia, we tried to show that Hindus were the natural social and economic allies of America, but the movement seemed flat, dead in the water. In January a group started the "Indian Americans For Trump" political action committee, and this gained some media attention. Then we remembered the Indian American Intellectual Forum's original endorsement of Trump in their newspaper. These newspapers had been distributed by the thousands to the American Hindu community and so we knew that many must have been aware of the endorsement.  IAIF President Narain Kataria was a well known and respected man, he had arranged for the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Madison Square Garden the previous summer, his funeral in September of 2015 was well attended by prominent members of the community; his endorsement of Trump would carry some weight. And now we had the formation of the Republican Hindu Coalition and Indian Americans For Trump, so we wrote a blog on American Hindu support for Trump, and this is when we got attention, negative attention. 

Our blog post was picked up by a reporter working for Huffington Post India. Adrija Bose, the reporter living in India, tried to very cleverly undermine our movement by falsely accusing us of deifying Trump, placing him on a Lotus like Lord Vishnu.  Many other news outlets followed Bose's lead, defaming "Hindus For Trump" for supposedly desecrating Hindu iconography. All of a sudden we had a bad name, we were cheapening the Hindu gods!  We had to fight back, we had never ever even thought that our poster could be misconstrued in such a fashion, we had simply borrowed similar iconography from Modi's campaign, him seated inside a lotus. We wrote back to Adrija Bose and Huffington Post India. We explained our true intention with the artwork and also turned the question around on them, why didn't they report on real desecration of Hinduism, such as the insulting portrayal of Shiva in a bathroom in the Indian movie PK, staring a Muslim actor? We didn't hear back from Adrija, but she had made the internet poster famous and it began making the rounds on the internet.  This is how we got our New York Times interview, the reporter said she had followed leads on the "infamous" poster!

Now the movement really began to take off. In India, the pronounced Hindu Sena began conducting havans (fire rituals) for Trump's victory. These publicity events garnered much media attention and helped snowball the "Hindus For Trump" movement into the mainstream. For months "Hindus For Trump" became a topic of discussion on blogs, internet forums and media, then finally the Republican Hindu Coalition officially endorsed Trump, with the group's founder, Shali Kumar, donating nearly $1 million dollars to Trump's campaign, and all this by the early summer of 2016. As the summer continued, Trump's poll numbers began to climb, and after the Republican National Convention, his prospects seemed promising.  But then his campaign was rocked by scandals, extremely lewd comments he had made about women surfaced, he also did very poorly in the first presidential debate. By this time, Hillary Clinton had snatched the Democratic nomination from Bernie Sanders, she was inching up in the polls, and it eventually began to look like she would win.

Now this raises the obvious question, why were we not supporting Hillary Clinton?  Why didn't we support Bernie Sanders as many young Hindus did?  Remember our agenda was to make the BEST choice, the choice that would do the most to end the suffering of Hindus in Pakistan and Bangladesh, the choice that would expose the true face of Radical Islam, the choice that would most propel Hindus into the American political limelight.  Bernie Sander demonstrated little to no understanding of the dangers posed by Islamism, he was preaching leftist populism, he didn't seem to see the bigger problem, he didn't notice the storm clouds on the horizon.  But by summertime Bernie's candidacy was no longer viable and so he was no longer a question.  Now it was between Trump and Hillary, which would it be?  Hillary Clinton was the establishment, she was the status quo, she refused to notice the threat of Radical Islam, she had no issue being funded by Islamic States like Saudi Arabia, she had no outspoken moral position on the discrimination and genocide faced by Hindus and non-Muslims in Pakistan and Bangladesh. But above all else she had proven herself to be an enemy of India's BEST hope, Narendra Modi.

Unbeknownst to the majority of the Hindu public, Hillary Clinton attempted to frame Narendra Modi for genocide.  As we all know, in 2002, when Modi was Minister of the Gujarat State, gangs of Muslims set fire to a train filled with women and children, killing dozens.  Because the crime was so heinous and targeted Hindus, spontaneous riots broke out across the state of Gujarat, many Muslims were killed during these riots. While any reasonable person could see that these riots were provoked by the act of terrorism, Hillary Clinton among others put in diligent efforts to try to frame Modi for the riots, seeing that he was set to become the next Prime Minister of India and it was believed that he would not be following the Western establishment's agenda. Hillary Clinton herself, as secretary of state, initiated the "Get Modi Plan", an attempt to find any evidence she could to bring Modi to trial. Hillary Clinton, using Scandinavian NGOs, found nothing save old buffalo bones in her vain search, and every agency in India cleared Modi of any crimes.  But still, the name of the plan, "Get Modi", shows that Hillary had obvious bias against India's BEST hope for security and prosperity. This along with other scandals of hers led our group to advertise her crimes using colorful posters and articles.

We did everything we could to expose Hillary's bias against Modi and India, as well as her funding from Islamic regimes like Sauid Arabia, but still she continued to rise in the polls.  There was no traction for the Hindu cause with Clinton We could not use her steam to advertise our plight, we could not compete with Saudi funding, we could not grab her heart or mind to see the travesty of Islamic governance in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Hillary was consumed with painting Islam as being benign, meanwhile she had done everything she could to bring down Modi who knew very well the hazard posed to India by unchecked illegal Islamic immigration, and the US backed Islamic regime of Pakistan on its borders.  Modi was the man Hillary wanted to take down, not the house or Saud, her loyalties were obvious, so were her "enemies". What could we do?  We just continued, hoping for something to happen, and then the break came. 

After all of the media hype, all the demonstrations and internet activity, "Hindus For Trump" was a subject of dispute, of mockery, of intrigue and confusion, but it was still a subject of discussion, we had met half of our goal.  This small roar of activity, the buzz, it was loud enough to make the impossible possible... the Republican Hindu Coalition arranged for Trump to give a speech at an event made specially for Hindus.  In late October, only weeks away from election day, when Trump had slumped in the polls, he came to Edison New Jersey to speak to a crowd of more than 5,000 Hindu supporters.  No presidential candidate in history had ever attended a purely Hindu event, Trump was the first.  He made it clear to the crowd that under his administration Hindus would have a true friend in the White House and that the USA and India would become "best friends".  The money raised during the event went to the Hindu victims of genocide in the Islamic State of Bangladesh. This was amazing!  The media reported and contorted and laughed and jeered, but they could not help but say the word "Hindu", a word we have rarely ever heard them say before.  Even if Trump didn't win, we had already brought the Hindu name and the Hindu cause for liberation to the forefront. For the first time Hindus were mainstream news, the world knew we were a power who commanded respect. Our group "Hindus For Trump" attended the event with large signs exposing Hillary, we also passed out newly printed information cards which became the topic of much discussion in the days before the election

Trump's poll numbers began rising once again, "Hindus For Trump" was a force to be taken seriously, Jimmy Kimmel derided us, the Republican Hindu Coalition began airing pro-Trump ads in battle grounds states targeting Hindu voters, Hindus who supported trump but had remained silent began openly showing their support.  Amazingly, Trump's daughter-in-law visited a Hindu temple for Diwali and his son Eric did aarti in a Hindu temple in Florida, all of this days before the election. Meanwhile our group traveled to Philadelphia to partake in a Black-Asian-Hindu coalition demonstration for Trump, I was also flown to Houston to give a pro-Trump speech to a Hindu group there, we kept up the momentum. Everyone knew by now that Hindus were supporting Trump, now they were asking themselves why, and that is exactly what we wanted. 

Election night came and went, Trump won, Hillary lost, but "Hindus For Trump" had won from the very beginning. Hinduism in politics is now something elected officials needed to think about, no one can take our vote for granted, we need to be courted, we need to be respected, we have money to spend, energy to spend, and reasons for doing so... but what are these reasons?  We took no time in using our victory and Trump's victory to our advantage.  only days after the election, on November 13th, Bangladeshi Hindus brought their grievances to the United Nations, begging for an international response to the ongoing targeted murders and persecution of Hindus living within the Islamic State of Bangladesh. Special appeals were made to President Trump, we now had a powerful man on our side, a name which got our cause attention, people began listening.  This was followed by demonstrations outside Trump Tower and finally the White House in December.  Each time we made it clear, we were invoking help from Trump himself, the now leader of the free world, a man who had said that he would be the best friend of Hindus. International media paid attention, our demonstrations made news in Bangladesh where they are usually ignored... we cannot be ignored anymore, our movement now has teeth, power, attention, all because we did our best to make the "BEST" choice. 

So then how did it all happen, why did it all happen?  It is strange to think that all of this may not have happened at all, since it was my initial inclination to not get involved in politics.  But it was that initial ad for Trump, the one in the newspaper where I was in the front and Trump was in the back, and all the horror of Islamic tyranny in between... yes that is what brought me here, the fight against Radical Islamic terrorism and oppression and the struggle to liberate Hindus and non-Muslims from the yoke of Islamic governance. Just like in the newspaper, you need to travel through the horror of Islamism to get from me to Trump.  However even that alone would not have brought me to support such a controversial candidate. It was the Hindu brand of political thinking that activated me, that made politics seem good and worthy of my time and energy.  Trump was introduced to me on the back page of the newspaper as the "BEST" hope, not THE hope.  As time went on, and we struggled to bind the Hindu cause and the Western cause, it became obvious that Trump was the BEST hope for this ambition, yet I did not come to this conclusion myself.  Every Hindu I knew and respected suggested Trump as the best course of action, he would ally with us against Islamic terrorism and make us an ally, our support for him would also gain us media attention and force the political establishment to recognize us.  And if Trump won, which he did, then we would have a name that would strike fear into the heart of our oppressors. Yes now the media in Bangladesh and Pakistan is worried about our protests, their leaders are threatening our organizers because they know "Hindus For Trump" has gravity, they know it is pulling the concerns of the West and Hindus together, they know this is an allegiance which cannot be undone, an allegiance between natural allies.  Yes of course I have my concerns about Trump and Pence, yes I can understand other people's concerns, however I see now for certain he is the BEST hope for a secure world and the BEST ally for the vitality of the Hindu cause. This here is how and why I supported Trump, and now I know to always look for the best course of actions, the one that will continue to propel our cause and religion forward into the future, a future where we are mighty and great, this has been my intention from the beginning.

P.S. - Hindus For Trump was specially invited to the Asian Pacific American Inaugural Galal and were provided with silver tickets to the inauguration itself!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Why CNN and the White Left hate Hindus


Have any of you heard of the outrage going on in the American Hindu community over CNN's "believer" series which, now at this most convenient time, has mocked and degraded Hindus and Hinduism? Yes, right now, as Hindus are mysteriously all of a sudden the victims of anonymous violence, and the white Left are trying to fearmonger our community into turning on Trump and his white supporters, yes now is when the white Leftist media at CNN decides to air stereotypical anti-Hindu propaganda.  To make matters worse, not only is CNN degrading and bashing Hindus and Hinduism for all to see, they put a brown Muslim up there to do it.  We can tell you right now that many Hindus are very suspicious, many of us worked very hard to get Trump elected, and now all of a sudden their is a spike in anonymous violence against us and CNN is normalizing Hinduphobia, very odd coincidence.  


So what is all the fuss about?  Why do Hindus feel slighted by CNN's believer series on Hinduism, which is hosted by the brown Muslim Reza Aslan?  The segment features the Aghori, a small sect of ascetic Shaivites (Shiva worshipers) who are famous for inhabiting cremation grounds and engaging in outrageous yet harmless behavior such as sometimes eating the flesh of dead bodies or ingesting their own excrement. The point of the Aghoris are to be a challenge to normative society, they mock the prevailing social customs to help us Hindus question ourselves, our ideas and our civilization. Just as some of the most visionary political and artistic movements in the West were born in the drug and orgy dens of Europe's bohemian renegades, so too Hindu society also has its acceptable outcasts, those who break tradition, and in doing so give us new ideas which help the society survive. When these social experimenters are White Leftists then it is fine, if they are Brown Hindus, it's an exotic mockery. 


It is certain that many of the White Leftist, 1960s holdouts who are currently operating CNN, in their hippie youth were dropping acid, sleeping with men women and maybe even animals, were running around on stage naked and perhaps even throwing shit at each others as some form of art.  Yes, you decrepit old White Leftists engaged in the most obscene and heinous activities of debauchery in your day, but why?  You did this to break your minds free of the prevailing conservatism of your day, you felt cramped, something inside you felt like you needed to break free from tradition, to experiment, to shock, to do something to open the way for a new path, and Hindus never blamed you for this.  Was everything you did in the 1960s and 1970s so good or healthy for society?  How many of you gave birth to drug babies, how many of you died of AIDS, how many youth were dehumanized by some of your more extreme forms of art?  Yes, you made mistakes in your struggle to find a new way, but you will never allow Hindus to do the same. Obviously you understand they stereotype of the "Ugly White Leftist Hypocrite". 


So here you are now, the reigning White Leftists, at the end of your tenure, used up, washed up and bitter because the teachings of your Marx inspired gurus didn't transform America into the paradise you were expecting, so what have you done?  You became the establishment, the White Leftists are the ideological face of the media (even if you don't always own it), you are the front face of the education system (even if you don't always run it), you are the think tanks behind today's entertainment industry (even if you don't always produce it).  Like an old painted opium whore, you sit in the shadows with your resentment, whispering your spells of decay and decline over the new youth, whom you have ensured will never be as bright or creative or adventurous as you were.  But why do you need to attack Hindus, why do you need to single us out?  Because you resent our success and the dynamism of our religion. 


Yes, you single us out, and every upright Brown Hindu perceives this with extreme sensitivity. Would CNN and the White Left ever produce a miniseries on the barbaric exploits of the Prophet Muhammad?  Would you ever go into the backwaters of Pakistan or Bangladesh and try to understand how Muhammad's recorded life of slavery, of rape, of iconoclasm, of degradation of the "pagan" has led to the anti-Hindu and anti-secular violence which are the prevailing motifs of these Muslim societies?  No, you don't even listen to Brown Muslims and Islamic governments themselves when they explain in plain language that they kill, that they enslave, that they rape and they destroy because they are following the path of Muhammad, no with the Muslim you always have your own convenient and rectifying explanation. In fact, on this matter the White Left engages in whole scale supremacist negationism, people are only following Islam if YOU believe they are following Islam... and who or earth are you? Unlike what you have presented with Reza Aslan in the "believer" series, you would never portray Islamic practices as bizarre or frighting, you would never do this because first you are scared of retaliation and second because on some level you resonate with Islam over Hinduism. 


But why do you hate the Hindu?  Because you wanted freedom and enlightenment, but you followed your sickly and insane White Prophet Karl Marx and his philosophical bastards.  You wanted paradise on earth, but all you are now is chewed up and spit out, your hopes have crumbled with the failed states of Russia and Cuba and Venezuela.  Your souls have been ossified in hard atheism, they are stuck forever in the cycle of dialectic materialism.  Here is why you hate Hindus, because your intellect can detect that over all our many gods and goddesses there transcends a rational non-theism, a conscientiousness that forces above our ability to define, these maneuver and sway society and individuals.  You wanted this power, you wanted our secular religion of "the force", but your Prophets were too concrete, too self-embodied and too fearful to present the abstract.  Like you we believe in the cyclical nature of reality, and evolution, but unlike you we did not trap our vision, we did not enslave it to our own personal egos, we did not command the cycle to deliver us to the Worker State! You hate us because we did not fall into the same trap as you did, despite the many possibilities of the formed we knew to always elevate first the formless, but you elevated the formed of your limited consciousness. Your vision of the future did not pan out, so now you think you are going to take it out on us. 


So what did you do, how did you decide to take revenge on the Hindus, because we supported Trump, because we dared to look beyond the current moment and mold our own future; how did your ugly White Leftist minds plot to undermine us?  Of course your not going to focus on the myriads of accomplishments of Hindu civilization, your not going to show the wonder of our ancient architecture, your not going to tell the story of how the invading Muslim armies burnt down our world renowned libraries and universities, your not going to show the world our groundbreaking advances in medicine and mathematics, your not going to explain how British colonialism led to many of the economic and social ills India faces today, your not going to highlight India's reviving Hindu middle class, your not going to garner sympathy for the Hindu by memorializing the 80 million who were murdered in Muslim pogroms, your not going to give us the respect we are due for influencing many of the world's most famous philosophers and scientists, your not going to give us the credit we are due for bringing yoga and meditation to the world, no you are not going to do any of this because right now you need to smear us for daring to buck your busted soulless asses. 


Rather than ever highlight our great accomplishments or our victimhood, you try and sadly fail to use one of our more eccentric but necessary traditions against us, and you send out one of your Brown Muslim lackeys to do it.  Reza Aslan sat like a foppish twit on the shores of  Vanarsi and acted like a snooty, pathetic, wilted hothouse flower as he surreptitiously mocked and degraded the Aghori men. We were so happy to watch our brothers who protect the margins of our society as they joked that if Aslan didn't shut his impish wimpy mouth that they would cut his head off, which we all know they would never do! Thank the gods we have these irreverent Hindu Social Justice Warriors (H-SJWs) to keep you over civilized and yeasty hatemongers in your place, and that includes your limp-wristed house Muslims. Our Aghori would outdo your Ozzy Osbourne and your KISS any day of the week, not matter how many live animals they eat on stage, no matter how much of their shit they throw in your mouths, so swallow that too while you are at it. You are are nothing but a pack of weak and pathetic haters. 


Here is what the pasty faced White Leftists who run CNN and Huffington Post need to know, the American Hindu community is VERY suspicious of the fact that all of a sudden there is an alarming rise in hate crimes against us, especially since the White population is acutely aware of the fact that Hindus supported Trump in significant numbers.  Unlike you, we attend White Trump rallies, and everyone knows that Trump came to a Hindu event in New Jersey and proclaimed that he would be the best friend of Hindus in the White House.  You wouldn't know this, because you pale ghosts only show up when it is time to malign us, but we Hindus have been joining majority White anti-Islamic Terrorism rallies for year. Yes, unbeknownst to you we have become a valuable addition to the anti-Leftists/anti-Islamists activist landscape.  Yes, White Trump supporters love the fact that we come with inside knowledge of the enemy and can articulate our history of oppression, we give the fight deeper meaning and context.  Everyone is suspicious of this recent spate of attacks, and you White Leftists are the ones coming to everyone's minds. We suspect you because we suspect our own Brown Leftists who play these kinds of games in India. 


And that brings us to the last reason why you hate us, why you seek to dehumanize and humiliate us, why you are trying to divide us from White America who has already begun to accept us.  You hate us because despite all the oppression and genocide and slavery we have suffered under Islamic and British Colonialism, we have still managed to rise to the occasion and become one the world's most educated and economically successful people on earth.  Here is something that every Brown person knows, Hindu and non-Hindu alike; you dying race of White Leftists want pets, you want damaged Brown people with no hope so that you can be their "champion" and mold them, you want Brown people to be the children you never had or who have abandoned you or who are now destroyed by the ugly druggy lazy culture you have inspired.  You love Brown Muslims like Reza Aslan because you know that Muslims need a crutch, they can't build their own vibrant secular democracies, they are abused slaves, they are needy, you want needy Brown people who will eat out of your wrinkly bloodstained hands.  The Hindu will never bow to you, we are more educated and more industrious than you could ever care to be, and that is why you hate us so much. 


Let's end this on a good note.  You ignorant bigots probably don't know this, but on March 13th we Hindus will be celebrating our spring festival of Holi. The message of Holi is apropos to this current situation.  According to our histories, there was once an evil king named Hiranyakashipu, he was evil because, just like you White Leftists, he could not see any power above his own stupid ego, he expected all of humanity to worship him as supreme.  Now this White Leftist prototype, Hiranyakashipu, he had a son named Prahlada who represents we Hindus very well, he was wise enough to know his father's ego was not all encompassing, and so Prahlada worshiped the power of preservation personified as Lord Vishnu as supreme above his father. Like you White Leftists, king Hiranyakashipu was very arrogant and murderous and duplicitous, and so he hatched a plan to kill his own son.  Just as you White Leftists have your Brown Muslim servants, Hiranyakashipu had his witch sister Holika, and the two devised a plan to kill Prahlada. Holika lured Prahlada onto a funeral pyre which she planned to set on fire.  Like your Brown Muslim co-conspirators, Holika thought that she was safe from the flames of her stupid and ugly hatred because she was wearing a magical cloak which she thought would preserve her from the flames. But the power of preservation, Lord Vishnu, he protected Prahlad and burnt "Holika" alive. Then there was Holika's task master to deal with.  Seeing that his plans had failed, king Hiranyakashipu tried to attack and kill Prahlada, but all of a sudden Vishnu burst out of a pillar in the form of Narashima (a man-lion) and ripped Hiranyakashipu  limb from limb. 


This Holi, many of us Hindus will likely be hanging out with our White friends who support Trump.  Like us, your White relatives are sick and tired of you and your hate mongering.  We will be making them very aware that we are extremely suspicious of these recent attacks on Hindus, and how they coincide with CNN's decision to come out with an anti-Hindu hate piece at this very critical time. There is much Narashima energy in the air these days, Whites and Browns are fed up with those who attack the pillars of secularism and democracy while at the same time get in bed with the Islamists who have built nothing but murderous and retrograde theocracies.  The evening before Holi we will be lighting bonfires to represent the burning of Holika, the witch who tried to kill Prahlada at the behest of her wicked brother Hiranyakashipu, but the next day we will celebrate the spring, new life, by throwing colors in the streets.  Just as we do in India, this Holi we will use our festivities to break down barriers of race and caste and class, and here in America we will further break down the barriers between White and Brown supporters of Trump.  This is the spring, the dawn of a new alliance, you don't control the narrative anymore, and you never will again.