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Arkansas State Rep. Jon Hubbard Claims Slavery was a "Blessing in Disguise" for Black People

| by Michael Allen

Arkansas State Rep. Jon Hubbard has self-published a book, 'Letters to the Editor, Confessions of a Frustrated Conservative,' in which he claims slavery was a “blessing in disguise” for black people in America.

Rep. Hubbard also wrote that blacks would “someday be rewarded with citizenship in the greatest nation ever established upon the face of the Earth,” reports the Arkansas Times.

Rep. Hubbard wrote in his book:

The institution of slavery that the black race has long believed to be an abomination upon its people may actually have been a blessing in disguise. The blacks who could endure those conditions and circumstances would someday be rewarded with citizenship in the greatest nation ever established upon the face of the Earth.

Knowing what we know today about life on the African continent, would an existence spent in slavery have been any crueler than a life spent in sub-Saharan Africa?

Later Rep. Hubbard also writes how “legal and illegal” immigration will lead to "wars or extermination":

“The immigration issue, both legal and illegal… will lead to planned wars or extermination. Although now this seems to be barbaric and uncivilized, it will at some point become as necessary as eating and breathing.”