Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
THE LONE RANGER'S CREED - WORDS TO LIVE BY!
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:AdHocBOHICA:MV8yMDU1Njc1XzM0NTY2NzUwXzdDNDU0NTU5] [quote:MuzzleBreak:MV8yMDU1Njc1XzM0NTY2NjA0Xzc5RDFGMzI=] The Lone Ranger story has some similarities to that of Bass Reeves, a black US Marshall: http://www.librarything.com/topic/132044 Statue in Ft. Smith http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-8rfX4El_6vU/T_NisgjMy_I/AAAAAAAAHbo/GrU5lk1JUrM/s1600/Bass+Reeves+fortsmith.jpg http://jeromyprice.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/FSstatue_photo.jpg [/quote] Awesome example of a Man overcoming life's circumstances ! 50% Rule obeyed as best I can.......... Was the real Lone Ranger a former slave? African/African American Literature Join LibraryThing to post. 1quicksivaFeb 1, 12:58pm Was the real Lone Ranger Black? Ever hear of Bass Reeves? Read this review and decide. “It seems that the real life inspiration for the Masked Avenger of the Western Plains may have been an amazing giant of a man who really was the fastest-drawin', toughest, smartest lawman ever seen in the Indian Territory--and he had been born a slave. Bass Reeves was the name of this American hero, a name that has somehow been omitted from the pantheon of Wild West legends. But author Art T. Burton has sought to correct that oversight in the well-researched book, "Black Gun, Silver Star", published by the University of Nebraska Press. Reeves was a Deputy U.S. Marshall working out of Fort Smith, Arkansas in the years just after the Civil War, when the Indian Territory in what would later become Oklahoma was a no man's land of desperados, horse thieves, murderers, and outlaws. Reeves' career thus occupied the same time and space as that of the fictional Rooster Cogburn of True Grit fame. But Bass Reeves did in real life what John Wayne only play-acted at, and he did it in a way that combined elements of a number of fictional characters that would later loom large in our imaginations. Like the Lone Ranger, Bass Reeves would sometimes employ clever disguises as he sought the wanted men who haunted the Indian Territory. He learned from the Indians how to make himself look smaller in the saddle (he was 6'2" at a time when the average man was considerably smaller) and would adopt the clothing and mannerisms of the outlaws themselves to take them by surprise. According to Burton, Reeves also sometimes gave out silver dollars as calling cards (as opposed to the silver bullets of a certain masked man) and often rode a powerful white or grey horse. He was also often accompanied by an Indian posseman as he made his way through the dangerous wilderness that was this lawman's "beat". Burton also points out that many of those arrested by Reeves served their time in the Detroit federal penitentiary. And it was in Detroit that the Lone Ranger was first created, as a local radio show. So was Reeves at least partially an inspiration for the Lone Ranger? Burton suggests it might be so. [/quote]
As lived by the legendary lawman -
The moral code upheld by the masked man.
Print it off and keep it close. good words to live by...
The Lone Ranger's Creed:
The moral code upheld by the masked man
"I believe that to have a friend, a man must be one.
That all men are created equal and that everyone has within himself the power to make this a better world.
That God put the firewood there but that every man must gather and light it himself.
In being prepared physically, mentally, and morally to fight when necessary for that which is right.
That a man should make the most of what equipment he has.
That 'This government, of the people, by the people and for the people' shall live always.
That men should live by the rule of what is best for the greatest number.
That sooner or later ... somewhere ... somehow ... we must settle with the world and make payment for what we have taken.
That all things change but truth, and that truth alone, lives on forever.
In my Creator, my country, my fellow man."
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
President Obama has few remaining friends—either in his own party or in the media.
The Secret Playbook of Internet Trolls: What’s Confusing You Is the Nature of their Game
ST. LOUIS MEDICAL EXAMINER SLAMS BROWN FAMILY HIRE
California drought: 17 communities could run out of water within 60 to 120 days
Microbial life found living on the exterior of the International Space Station
ISIS strategizing to ‘Blow Up’ U.S. City
UN Grabs for the Internet
Raytheon & the NSA will now be recording everyone's license plate in Massachusetts
Teenage Slang Explained Again By Clueless Adults
Is this the face of the next Muslim terrorist?
Facebook Adds 'Satire' Tag to Fake News
Is California drought Setting the Stage for wave of earthquakes?
Volcanic Island in Japan may collapse and create Tsunami
Amnesty International Takes ‘Unprecedented’ Step in Sending Delegation to Ferguson
Boston Police Used Facial Recognition Software To Grab Photos Of Every Person Attending Local Music Festivals
‘Negro Spring’: Shots fired at police, media arrested, Nelly visits Ferguson (Photos, Videos)
Spy Tech "Stress Camera" Scans Crowds For Suicide Bombers
Early Use of Antibiotics Alters Immunity Later On
The Secret Science Boards of TED And The Question of Consciousness
How Various Law Enforcement Agencies Could Hack Your Computer Via YouTube Videos
AVERAGE PRICE OF GROUND BEEF HITS ALL-TIME HIGH
DOJ, COMMUNISTS, NEW BLACK PANTHERS HIJACK FERGUSON PROTESTS
How Much is $100 Really Worth in Your State? This Map Will Show You
GLPVC TheRawFeedLive - Wed Aug 27th 9pm est **Special Show** The Band "MADCO"
Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen – PA Included!
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.006s (5 queries)