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Old 04-28-2013, 07:48 AM
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Folks,

Heard some time ago about the KKK in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Did some on line snooping. There was there a pile of them! By the looks of things found, there is still a lot of them around. I do know that there was Clavens all over Alberta/Sask.

Here is a copy of their manifest.

The Alberta KKK is incorporated in Alberta. Apparently the only place in the world it has legal standing. Go figure.

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The Invisible Empire Association of Alberta, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is a legally registered and incorporated fraternal lodge chartered through the Government of Alberta, Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Edmonton, Alberta.
The Klan in Alberta is completely separate from any other Klan organization anywhere.
Membership in the Klan is open to men and women of all races, religions and colors, provided applicants are in accord with the registered objectives of our Charter.
The Alberta Klan, therefore, invites all people, including blacks, Jews, orientals, whites, to join together to make our fraternity a truly united force for mutual understanding and social progress in this country.
If you believe in the following, the Invisible Empire urges you to join and assist in keeping Alberta a free, democratic place to live within Confederation:

If you:

BELIEVE IN GOD.
ARE AGAINST COMMUNISM; SOCIALISM; FASCISM; NAZISM.
WANT TO SUPPORT THE FIGHT TO PRESERVE SMALL BUSINESSES.
BELIEVE IN KEEPING ALBERTA STRONG WITH A POWERFUL VOICE IN DEALING WITH THE TRUDEAU LIBERALS.
BELIEVE IN SMALL "C" CONSERVATIVE POLICIES.
SUPPORT DEMOCRACY.
BELIEVE IN RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS INTEGRITY.
ARE AGAINST TERRORISM AND PERSON WHO PRACTICE IT.
BELIEVE IN FREEDOM FROM UNWARRANTED SEARCHES OR OTHER INVASIONS OF PRIVACY SUCH AS THE OPENING OF PRIVATE MAIL BY LAW INFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
SUPPORT FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND ASSEMBLY.
ARE AGAINST IRRESPONSIBLE JOURNALISTS AND NEWSPAPERS WHO TELL LIES TO THE PUBLIC AND SEEK TO INFLAME PERSONS TO COMMIT ACTS OF VIOLENCE.
ARE PROUD OF THE FREEDOMS AND BENEFITS THAT WE AS CITIZENS ENJOY IN ALBERTA.
WANT TO KEEP YOUR FREEDOMS FOR YOURSELF AND CHILDREN,

THEN, THE Invisible Empire Association of Alberta, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan extends a warm welcome to you to apply for membership.

Applicants may waite the Imperial Office at:

POST OFFICE BOX G574,
STATION "G"
CALGARY, ALBERTA.
T3A 2G4

KEEP ALBERTA STRONG: JOIN THE KU KLUX KLAN

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Old 04-28-2013, 07:53 AM
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Old 04-28-2013, 07:55 AM
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Grew up around it a lot in Caroline. Not much there now since Terry Long moved away but still has quite the rep around for it.
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This doesn't seem to be the Klan of the south ,the Klan of
Yesteryear .
Seems to be the ideology of any good red neck albertan .
The. Mixed races thing is confusing ,but I guess as long as your against
The Feds ,some law enforcement , for the little guy. Your good to go
Kind of a dichotomy.....if you have all these races ...then should have
Read. A God ....

Seems kind of benign if this is there Credo

1975 really ,good work Don....I use to get a paper at my door in Calgary
In late 80's that expounded these beliefs....definitely against the Feds ,
Paying fed taxes....but was for bettering the cause of whites.....

Obviously more of a social club ,you know like the knights of Columbus,
Kiwanis,Shriners,
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:21 AM
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Grew up around it a lot in Caroline. Not much there now since Terry Long moved away but still has quite the rep around for it.
Yup, he and Keegstra put Caroline and Eckville on the map. Half a dozen clowns in a back room don't mean much realistically, but as always, the Media can get a handle on it and you'd believe everyone thought that way.


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Old 04-28-2013, 08:25 AM
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At one time the KKK had more members than any other orginization in Saskatchewan, with the only exception being the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:32 AM
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They're alive and kicking in the States, my Step-Dad was invited in back when he joined the local Masonic Lodge during their spell living in east Texas, and naturally he declined. I wouldn't have a clue about their existence up here, I think if they do they sure keep a lower profile than the Neo-Nazi's and those type of hate groups.
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:43 AM
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I think the "racial and religious integrity" could mean no inter-racial or inter-faith marriages. In which case, the other race/religions would have to believe to keep their individual race/religion pure.

JMHO.

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Old 04-28-2013, 08:47 AM
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They're alive and kicking in the States, my Step-Dad was invited in back when he joined the local Masonic Lodge during their spell living in east Texas, and naturally he declined. I wouldn't have a clue about their existence up here, I think if they do they sure keep a lower profile than the Neo-Nazi's and those type of hate groups.
I have no idea how anybody could figure that Freemasonry and the KKK are even remotely connected?
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Even the honourable General "Stonewall" Jackson (founding memeber of the KKK) denounced that organization after its wayward activities and motives started taking place.
He retired a school teacher.

Even General Lee said if he had to do it all over....he would NOT have faught the confederate war. It was a huge meaningless waste of human life.
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:50 AM
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I have no idea how anybody could figure that Freemasonry and the KKK are even remotely connected?
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:54 AM
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They're alive and kicking in the States, my Step-Dad was invited in back when he joined the local Masonic Lodge during their spell living in east Texas, and naturally he declined. I wouldn't have a clue about their existence up here, I think if they do they sure keep a lower profile than the Neo-Nazi's and those type of hate groups.

WHAT??????
You don't have a clue what the Mason's are about!!!!!
I know several Masonic members in BC.
They are not connected to Neo-Nazi's
Do some research.....sheesh
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You've got me, and as a good fellow he did his part in not connecting them. FWIW I'm fairly certain the invite was extended casually from another member(s) rather than anything to do with the Lodge itself. He said it gave him the heebie-jeebies.
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WHAT??????
You don't have a clue what the Mason's are about!!!!!
I know several Masonic members in BC.
They are not connected to Neo-Nazi's
Do some research.....sheesh
I made no assertions that the Masons are an organization with any such views, that would be your own misinterpretation of what I wrote. I hold the organization in high esteem and I don't need to do some research, I've done plenty. You know some Mason's in BC, I know plenty right here........
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:03 AM
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I made no assertions that the Masons are an organization with any such views, that would be your own misinterpretation of what I wrote. I hold the organization in high esteem and I don't need to do some research, I've done plenty. You know some Mason's in BC, I know plenty right here........
Sorry
It seemed you were making a connection....that's my mis-interpretation then.
It's written as such....and you illuded to them as another hate group.
Why bring up the Masonic order in this thread?
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:06 AM
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It's kind of funny but we don't always associate the klan with Canada but it is/was here. There was one in NB, operating mainly out of Moncton into the late 60's early 70's I believe as well. I came across some of their documents in the local library doing some research.

The rhetoric was something concerning French Catholics and wife beating or some fool thing.

Flip side of it, same research turned up a personal journal of a baptist minister from about thirty years earlier. One entry discussed a Sunday afternoon visitation to a house with the deacons where the wife had missed a few services. They had a front porch chat with the man of the house about not striking his wife due to her appearance. Rather friendly however he did write down, "we remarked that we should not like to return as we'd be less then cordial in our wishes."
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:08 AM
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Even the honourable General "Stonewall" Jackson (founding memeber of the KKK) denounced that organization after its wayward activities and motives started taking place.
He retired a school teacher.

Even General Lee said if he had to do it all over....he would NOT have faught the confederate war. It was a huge meaningless waste of human life.
What "history" books have you been reading? Jackson was wounded in Chancellorville and died from to complications due to pneumonia after having his arm amputated -- a full two years before the first Klan was ever formed.

Hardly a "retirement".
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:17 AM
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It seemed you were making a connection....that's my mis-interpretation then.
It's written as such....and you illuded to them as another hate group.
Why bring up the Masonic order in this thread?

I corrected the apparent/implied connection in my reply to Cat, essentially predicting someone making the interpretation that you had at the same moment you were doing so. It was other members down there who extended my Step-Dad the invite, people he'd not have met were it not for becoming a Mason; I had just repeated what he told me of the event. I would feel pretty comfortable noting that those fellows probably aren't particularly good Mason's. I made the notation because that's how the notation was made to me by a Master Mason.
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aIt was other members down there who extended my Step-Dad the invite, people he'd not have met were it not for becoming a Mason; I had just repeated what he told me of the event. I would feel pretty comfortable noting that those fellows probably aren't particularly good Mason's. I made the notation because that's how the notation was made to me by a Master Mason.
This just goes to show that an oath of obligation means nothing to some people these days!
Like your step father,I would have been creeped out by the invitation as well!!
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If there was no history there, and I knew nothing about the KKK, on this add alone, I would think they are a group of stand up guys, and would consider if I were a man of god.....
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:43 AM
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Got a book on the KKK in Alberta. Author contends that the Government of Alberta was defeated by the Clan, if I recall correctly, in the '30's
Is there a parallel between the thinking of some folks west of Manitoba and the clans beliefs?
We are, after all, products of our families physical, religious and political beliefs. Do some of those beliefs still linger in Alberta?

Makes one wonder.

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If there was no history there, and I knew nothing about the KKK, on this add alone, I would think they are a group of stand up guys, and would consider if I were a man of god.....
Yeah until you get to that whole, "racial and religious integrity bit." Isn't purity a synonym of integrity?

Now where have I heard racial purity before?
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Even the honourable General "Stonewall" Jackson (founding memeber of the KKK) denounced that organization after its wayward activities and motives started taking place.
He retired a school teacher.

Even General Lee said if he had to do it all over....he would NOT have faught the confederate war. It was a huge meaningless waste of human life.
Actually it was General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Clan even got a very favorable presentation in the classic silent movie Birth of a Nation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Birth_of_a_Nation

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The KKK had a cross burning here in 1990....made pretty big news at the time. It was started by a guy who had moved here in the oilpatch, I think.....
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thankfully they wont let me join, due to my lack of racial integrity (Germanic x Gaul)
And my religious beliefs or lack there of....any groups for mongrels like me?
Oh wait that's called society!
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Neo nazi's and white supremacists are/have been active members of this forum.
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Actually it was General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Clan even got a very favorable presentation in the classic silent movie Birth of a Nation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Birth_of_a_Nation

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Remember my Grandpa and Dad talking bout the KKK, yes active here in Alberta many moons ago. If ya know what area I am from in Alberta, then ya know.
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