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Head of KKK: ‘We are Not Haters, We are Non-Violent Christian Group’

Frank Ancona, whose official title is Imperial Wizard of the Traditional American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, is spreading the word the KKK are not a group of haters, they are just misunderstood.

“We don’t hate people because of their race. I mean, we’re a Christian organization,” he said on Thursday.

The Klan leader blames a couple of no-gooders in the organization for their reputation as racists. “Because of the acts of a few rogue Klansmen our Klansmen are supposed to be murderers and want to lynch black people, and we are supposed to be terrorists, and that is a complete falsehood,” Ancoma stressed, pointing out people in his ‘Christian organization’ simply are not like that.

His organization, however, is to blame for blanketing communities in Virginia and elsewhere with fliers talking about the superiority of the white race, including one claiming “many people have experienced the blacks firsthand” and have seen the “savagery and animalism in many of these people.”

Another flier passed out by the ‘Christian group’ during a late-night flyer raid also outlined their ‘not-violent Christian’ mission to protect the white race by “exalting the Caucasian race and teaching the doctrine of white supremacy.”

Not surprisingly, few are convinced that the KKK has changed its tune, even if Ancona claims the fliers are intended as a ‘recruitment tool’ and not to intimidate their non-white neighbors who just happen to wake up to find the pro-white propaganda on their lawns.

“It’s the same old nonsense,” Virginia  resident Marion L. Bines said. “I thought this stuff was extinct by now. I didn’t think people were still going around with this ignorance.”

Pointing out that the Klan’s paper raid was not going to make her go anywhere, she added that if the group was really doing the Christian thing, they would not have to be doing it under the cover of night or hoods.

“I think it’s a … disgrace,” Bines said. “It’s too bad we didn’t see the person who actually threw it. I would have probably cussed him out and given him a few choice New York words.”

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  • LyndaLBD

    Not until the last person who remembers all that happened …. will there be no one left to object to the KKK and their true nature. But the truth will prevail.

  • Conswela Johnson

    Christians do not teach hate but Love!

  • Troy Coates

    If the government can dismember the Black Panther party of the 60s then they can dismember the Klan but they’re not. The Black Panthers did not have any weapons of any kind they were a peaceful group but the Klan isn’t can I move into your neighborhood I am a person of color and I’m Jewish The answer is Hell no or you’re going to burn a cross on my lawn and throw a Molotov cocktail through my window. While me and my family is sleep hoping like hell we die in the fire. Or put up for sale signs and move the fuck out The first week y’all teach your children this hatred its destroying America. Move forward and leave That hatred bullshit alone.

    • Rory

      they didnt they are still here!

  • Rory

    See the attack Christian is up against…Did you think KKK members didnt go to a place they called church?

    • Luis Alfredo Martinez

      Sure they do, to a church that claims that Jesus was white and they would not permit any other race in there all white church.

      • Rory

        It’s a attack on true Christian, I said that because true Christian are not part of a KKK. They are about love. But KKK do attend church and it’s all white AND NOW THEY LOOKING FOR ANOTHER WAY IN.

  • Dewenda Cooper

    They use the cover of being Christians just like they use their sheets, to hide their true nature to reel in whites that believe their bull. All i have to say is they are not Christian, they are still the same today, yesterday and forever!!!!!

  • Isaiah Liggins

    A Black Preacher tried to enter into an all white KKK “Christian” church and was rejected on three occasions. The preacher asked God, why won’t they let me in? God’s reply, they won’t let Me in either. while this is not a true story, it points out the irony of them calling themselves Christians.

    • Dewenda Cooper

      Love this Isaiah, this metaphor speaks volumes of their false cover of non violent and Christianity. If they were sincere why take on the same hate filled image of violate klans men from years back?

      • Isaiah Liggins

        Thanks Dewenda. You’re so right. Why wear hoods to hide behind. They must have hired a PR agent to “mask” (pardon the pun) their true beliefs. It won’t work. They have been exposed (another one).

  • highflier

    Those people are cray cray.

  • clever_sobriquet

    They’ve always lynched their victims in the most loving way possible.

    • Misty Braden

      Shouldn’t have laughed; laughed a lot.

  • Judy

    Why cover your faces then and why not grow up? Is that Ted Cruz and Paul Rand in that picture?

    • Dewenda Cooper

      Lol Judy!

  • paulmsmith

    This is merely a PR stunt. Don’t be fooled for a moment that these folk are any less virulent and hate-filled against anyone who is not like them.

  • Naithom

    List of some of the crimes committed by this “Christian” organization. As Ms Bines eloquently stated, if you were doing godly work you wouldn’t cover your faces.


  • Geno Anderson

    I don’t care what anyone says, I am digging the hat and cape. It’s like SUPER DUNCE with a boy’s scout badge!

  • SylviasDaddy

    No group preaching hatred, bigotry, or the supremacy of any ethnic group has a right to use the Confederate Battle Flag. All such
    uses are spurious and unauthorized.

    The flag that we know as the Confederate Battle Flag was used by many (but by no means all) Confederate military units during the
    War for Southern Independence (1861-1865). It was the Confederate soldiers’ flag, and they alone had the right to interpret its meaning.

    When the War was over, the Confederate soldiers became Confederate veterans. They formed an organization known as the United Confederate Veterans. The Confederate Battle Flag was still their flag, and they alone had the right to interpret its meaning.

    In 1896, since many of the Confederate veterans were aged, infirm, and dying off, the Sons of Confederate Veterans was formed as the
    successor organization to the United Confederate Veterans. The legacy and authority of the United Confederate Veterans was transferred to them over the next ten years. This transfer of power culminated in a speech given 25 April 1906 at New Orleans, Louisiana by Stephen Dill Lee, Confederate lieutenant-general,
    and commander-in-chief of the United Confederate Veterans, wherein he delivered the following charge:

    “To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will
    be given the defense of the Confederate soldier’s good name, the guardianship of his history, the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish. Remember: It is your duty to see that the true history of the South is presented to future generations.”

    Since 25 April 1906, therefore, the Confederate Battle Flag has been the flag of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. They alone have the right to interpret its meaning. They have interpreted its meaning, and
    explained (repeatedly!) that meaning – and it is not hatred, nor is it bigotry.

    Those who decry the Confederate Battle Flag as a symbol of racism, hatred, or bigotry are at best ill-informed, and at worst malicious.

    Anyone other than the Sons of Confederate Veterans who uses or attempts to define the Confederate Battle Flag does so on grounds
    at best shaky, and any interpretation so given is questionable.