Once again, Tyrell Bramwell is playing the victim, his favorite sport. Why is it the people who abuse America’s freedom of speech the most to publish their hate, are the first ones to cry victim when people refuse to do business with them?
Sure, in America, you’re allowed to be a bigot, a racist, a mysogynist, and if you’re a house of worship, we’ll even give you huge tax breaks for spouting your misguided hate.
But that doesn’t mean we have to support you or do business with you.
The first morning I saw this week’s sign, he was attacking the Wyott tribe, and I wondered what he was on about this time. Then later in the week it was changed to whining about the Bear River Casino.
It wasn’t until I read this week’s Enterprise that I learned what he had his panties all in a wad about. He was hoping to be able to sell 200 gullible people $75 tickets to listen to what some pastor from Denver has to say.
After someone must have informed him that the Wiyot tribe doesn’t own the Casino, he changed his sign. But it’s telling that his first thought wasn’t even to attack the business that turned him down, but instead he attacked a whole group of people, most of whom had nothing to do with the decision not to rent a room to him. Attacking people because of their ethnicity is called racism. It doesn’t matter if the group of people you’re attacking are Americans, and not white Europeans who migrated (invaded) here.
Tyrell Bramwell can’t be bothered to get his facts right, not when there’s an opportunity to rally his troops by portraying himself as the victim.
The Wiyot Tribe is a community that in 1860 was slaughtered by white Christians. You don’t have to be a Humboldt native to know the history of the Indian Island Massacre.
Bramwell in the past has come out in praise of Christopher Columbus, who didn’t discover America, but he sure murdered and enslaved a bunch of Americans. You think tribes might be a bit sensitive over suppporting someone whose idealogy wiped out their traditional existence?
Has Bramwell ever apologized for his insensitivity? No, he just keeps doubling down, stirring even more division, because that’s what stokes his ego. He wants to see his name in the papers, he want’s people talking about HIM.
He’s busy selling his books, pushing his podcasts, and posting his signs, not because he is trying to make this world, or even Ferndale a better place.
No, it’s all about his own notoriety, and making a buck.