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Was Frank Borzellieri Fingered By the SPLC $ecret Police?
Is Obama’s Cultural Marxist America worse than Communist Eastern Europe? In Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Tomas, a renowned Czech surgeon, pseudonymously criticizes the Communism regime. After the Soviets crush the 1968 Prague Spring, the Party uncovers Tomas’ identity and has him fired and blacklisted. He is reduced to working as a window-washer.
But is even that option open to Frank Borzellieri, who legally changed his last name to Bella, coupling it with his middle name Mario, after being fired in 2011 as principal of a New York Catholic school solely because political opinions he had publically expressed years earlier were rehashed in a New York Daily News “expose"—but has now been fired again as a principal of a Pennsylvania Catholic school after another MSM expose revealed his history? [Ex-Bronx principal fired from Pennsylvania Catholic school after identity revealed by Edgar Sandoval and Corky Siemaszko, New York Daily News, January 28, 2014]
It is critical to realize that, although Bella is blamed for speaking at American Renaissance conferences—legal last time we looked—the only speech crimes he is specifically alleged to have committed are quotations from columns he wrote for a Main Stream Media outlet—the Queens Ledger—while he was an elected official.
Bella served three tumultuous terms on New York City's District 24 School Board from 1993-2004 (when the board was abolished and power centralized in the Mayor’s hands). Under its president Mary Cummins, a political liberal although depicted by the New York MSM as a raging reactionary, the Board fought off attempts by Schools chancellor Joseph A. Fernandez to promote homosexuality to children as young as six, via the so-called “Rainbow Curriculum.” [Queens School Board Suspended In Fight on Gay-Life Curriculum, By Steven Lee Myers, NYT, December 2, 1992]
In addition, Bella rightly called Martin Luther King Jr. an “anti-American” who was surrounded by Communists, and fought having a King hagiography in district school libraries, which he prodded to add patriotic literature; opposed permitting an open homosexual activist, who had “come out” to his nine and ten-year-old fourth graders, to continue teaching; and opposed “bilingual” a.k.a. Spanish-language education. (See "Aliens Have Taken Over": An American Confronts The New York City School System, and his book Lynched: A Conservative's Life on a New York City School Board).
This made Bella enemies who pursue him relentlessly to this day.
His fate is a salutary reminder that Political Correctness Enforcers don’t need no stinkin’ facts—they can whip up a Two Minute Hate out of nothing.
As an investigative reporter, reading about this latest atrocity raised two questions in my mind:
- Why would Daily News editors and reporters who purport to care about the education of “children of color” devote themselves to destroying the life of a man who selflessly gave of himself in said endeavor, while refusing since 2005 to report on highly-paid monsters like P.S. 106 no-show principal Marcella Sills [shown right] in my own Rockaways stamping ground, who continues to rob thousands of black and Hispanic kids of an education? [No books, no clue at city’s worst school, by Susan Edelman, New York Post, January 12, 2014]
To ask this question is to answer it.
My second question:
- Recall in 2008, when “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher got presidential candidate Barack Obama to admit that he believed in “economic redistribution,” Obama devotees committed crimes against Wurzelbacher and violated the privacy of his classified records, in their zeal to destroy him. (Of course, they were never prosecuted). [Pictured right, Helen Jones-Kelly, fired for searching Wurzelbacher’s records]
Did someone break the law to reveal privileged information about Bella in order to destroy his life…again?
Originally, I had believed that the New York Daily News, which reported on Bella’s firing on January 29, had broken this story.
But on February 14, the News’ legendary reporter and re-write man, Corky Siemaszko told me that the Daily News had merely followed up on the story by a local Pennsylvania outfit.
This appears to be the source:
PITTSBURGH—The former headmaster of a Pennsylvania Catholic school said Wednesday he was fired for politics, not performance, after officials found he'd been dismissed from another Catholic school because of his racist writings.
Mario Bella told The Associated Press that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie had no interest in his side of the story. He said church officials cared only about his personal politics after they found he had legally changed his name from Frank Borzellieri and omitted his firing by the Archdiocese of New York in 2011.
He says his job evaluations were pristine and his personal politics are behind his dismissal last week from DuBois Area Catholic School…
Bella said Wednesday that "when I am judged on my performance, I get nothing but good reviews, but when these cowards look at the politics it makes them shiver in their boots. They had no interest in my side of the story which was the truth. All they cared about was the politics. They never spoke to me about it"…
Last week, a school employee dug up information about Bella's past, and he was terminated Friday after diocesan officials learned he had omitted from his resume his 2011 firing by the Archdiocese of New York….
Church and school officials declined to identify the person.
Monsignor Charles Kaza, the school's interim president, said he believes the employee was simply curious about the new headmaster's background.
"We have a new person in here and let's see what we can find out about him, that kind of thing," Kaza said.
[Pa. diocese: Educator changed name, hid NY firing by Joe Mandak, Associated Press January 24
Monsignor Kaza’s explanation is utterly implausible.[Email Msgr. Kaza]
The Monsignor (who has not returned calls as of my deadline) hired Bella and had already done state and FBI background checks on him (which came up clean—because he has committed no crime). There is nothing natural about a subordinate being “simply curious” about his new boss and investigating him, especially in an institution as hierarchical as the Catholic church, and particularly considering that the “employee” would have had to go to the trouble and expense of hiring a world-class intelligence firm like Accurint (see my exclusive interview with Corey Siemaszko) to draw the connection between Borzellieri and Bella.
Where would a Catholic “school employee” get the idea to investigate his/ her new boss, and in so doing, go above and beyond state and FBI background checks, which revealed nothing?
Why would said newspaper’s top reporter speak of getting employee ID photos, which is probably illegal, to aid in such a manhunt?
Why would the aforementioned newspaper write of a man with no arrest history as if he were a convicted felon using aliases to commit fraud?
And why would national wire services, which routinely refuse to report on blood-curdling, racist mass murders, bother following up on said story?
As far as I could determine, it may have been Bella’s erstwhile boss, Monsignor Charles Kaza, who broke the story by contacting Erie-area media. But how he got the “story” is still unclear—perhaps (judging from the speed and comprehensiveness of the MSM reporting) a file compiled and delivered by some tax-exempt private secret police agency like the Southern Poverty Law Center ($PLC to VDARE,com).
I recommend this story to my fearless colleagues in the MSM.
Go to it, boy/girls/ LBGTQers.
My conclusion: Most whites are opposed to “diversity,” which is a code word for their racially-motivated disenfranchisement, dispossession, and physical destruction. So campaigns like the one waged against Bella are designed to terrify them into silence.
At the rate things are going, we will someday read headlines screaming “White Supremacist Caught in Window-Washing Job! Racist Somehow Fooled FBI Background Check!”
P.S. To quote John Derbyshire:
I know from my own experience that there are generous citizens willing to help victims of the PC inquisitors with financial assistance. I beg these people—bless them all!—to help Frank Borzellieri in any way they can, either by a direct donation or by purchasing his book. On Frank’s behalf: Thank you!
Nicholas Stix [email him] is a New York City-based journalist and researcher, much of whose work focuses on the nexus of race, crime, and education. He spent much of the 1990s teaching college in New York and New Jersey. His work has appeared in Chronicles, The New York Post, Weekly Standard, Daily News, New York Newsday, American Renaissance, Academic Questions, Ideas on Liberty and many other publications. Stix was the project director and principal author of the NPI report, The State of White America-2007. He blogs at Nicholas Stix, Uncensored.