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Occasionally I will read articles on the ostensibly conservative web site, Indeed, my good friend Jack Kerwick has published some fine pieces there. Recently, Paul Gottfried forwarded on to me an essay written by a Neoconservative Republican operative, Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, “The Confederate Flag is Anti-American,” and I wanted to make a few comments on it while my blood pressure is sky high.

One of my bete noires continues to be the group of East Coast, mostly New York, largely (but certainly not exclusively) Jewish intellectuals who now dominate and generally control what is called “Conservatism.” This control extends to the point that just about any opposing conservative view, whether that of Pat Buchanan, Donald Trump, or Paul Gottfried, is condemned out of hand as “racist,” or “isolationist,” or “anti-immigrant,” or—and very ironically in Paul Gottfried’s case as he is Jewish–“anti-semitic.” The Neocons are now, in fact, the “brain trust” for the national Republican Party (although I use the term “brain trust” advisedly). What should be very disturbing to grass roots conservatives (but mostly isn’t) is that the Neocons propound a basic philosophy which, if anything, is over on the historic Left, and encompasses across-the-board-egalitarianism, moral relativism, and a zeal for imposing globally a system of governmental and economic control they label “liberal democracy.”

For some time, I have been documenting this situation in what passes for the American “conservative movement”: recently the managing editor of National Review, came out for same sex marriage(Jason Lee Steorts, “An Equal Chance at Love: Why We Should Recognize Same Sex Marriage,” May 19, 2015,” ); major leaders of the College Republicans have also endorsed it and warned GOP candidates not to oppose it (“Study finds 61% of young Republicans support same-sex marriage,”); on Fox News, the leading Neocon media organ in the nation along with The Wall Street Journal, Jonah Goldberg, Steve Hayes, and former Marxist Charles Krauthammer (again, how much Marxism has actually left him?) have endorsed same sex marriage, and George Will literally has been orgasmic about it (no pun necessarily intended). They may not agree with the unconstitutional means of achieving it, but they have no qualms with the end result.

These men and their journals and Fox TV network, and their Republican political camp followers in Congress, are supposed to be our “conservative leaders.” Even the supposedly “conservative” John Locke Society here in North Carolina had Krauthammer as their big anniversary speaker earlier this year, as well as the cretinous Fred Barnes a little earlier. (They scrupulously avoid social and cultural issues, as those might scare away their Chamber of Commerce supporters.)

This, you see, is what parades as conservatism nowadays. And in practical politics, let’s don’t forget the bumbling GOP leaders, including that character straight out of the “dark lands” of Lord of the Rings, Reince Priebus, whose minions got on the phone after the Charleston killings and demanded that the Southern GOP governors do away with CSA symbols, so as not to hurt ole’ Jeb Bush, who called those symbols racist and had suppressed them a few years back in Florida. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s announcement came just a couple of days after she had solemnly intoned that “now is not the time to discuss that question, not now as the funerals of the slain victims are beginning.” But when the RNC demands that these pusillanimous toadies jump, they respond: “How high?” Haley jumped the height of a flag pole.

These aforementioned types are our modern day American Orcs, again using Lord of the Rings imagery: filthy and loathsome creatures who have used and abused Southerners (and other Americans), “triangulated” and told us that “hey, you ain’t got no place to go: it’s either those totally evil Dems or us (who are only about 95% evil)!” And we Southerners, like the lemmings that most of us are, have followed along and voted for such greatconservative intellects like…let’s see…George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, John “Bomb’em All to Hell” McCain, and Mitt the Twit Romney, Nikki Haley and Lindsey Graham. And in the process the old country, what very little is left of is, has literally gone to hell in a handbasket.

You see, the conflict over the Confederate Battle Flag is only the tip of the iceberg: it symbolizes something larger and much deeper. It symbolizes a resistance dating from 150 years ago to the Enlightenment Idea of Progress, opposition to the Triumph of the Heresy of Equality, and standing athwart the march of an ideology which, while firmly ensconced on the Left, also forms the motivating principle of modern Neoconservatism, whose eventual goal is the same as that of the Cultural Marxists, just a bit slower and by another, more circuitous route.

The Neconservative genealogy is strictly Marxist in origin, or, rather Trotskyite Marxist. Back in the 1960s and then in the 1970s when I was assistant to the late Dr. Russell Kirk and was close friends with the great Southern scholar, Dr. Mel Bradford, I was pre-warned about the Neocon infiltration and subversion of an older conservatism and constitutionalism. I read Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, and others of that ilk. But, too many of our friends and leaders bought into the Neocon vision, and now, instead of honoring Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jefferson, or George Washington (the one-time father of this country, but, alas, a horrid slave owner!), we honor “the liberator” Abe Lincoln, the philandering plagiarist and communist Martin Luther King, and Karl Rove’s favorite historian, the hard core Stalinist Eric Foner.

So, in reading Jeff Jacoby’s screed, dripping with hatred against the “boobs” and rednecks who live south of the Mason-Dixon Line and in between Manhattan and San Francisco (i.e., all us who’ve not had the privilege of attending Harvard or Boston U., or taking cocktails with the glitterati on the Upper East Side in Noo Yawk City), I remember what Paul Gottfried wrote in great detail in his superb trilogy (After Liberalism, The Strange Death of Liberalism, and Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt), about the rise and triumph of Neoconservative ideology. I recall Russell Kirk’s excoriation of them at the old Heritage Foundation in 1988: “And not seldom it has seemed as if some eminent Neoconservatives mistook Tel Aviv for the capital of the United States”. Accordingly, he was attacked by Midge Decter as an “anti-semite.”

We have been used by these folks, looked down on by them, and now, over the issues of same sex marriage and the Confederate Battle Flag, their surrogates have let the mask slip off that hid their ulterior intentions. From the feckless inanities at the RNC to their inept Republican political puppets and hacks who got elected in states like South Carolina (the traitoress Nikki Haley) and North Carolina (the bumbling Pat McCrory), presenting themselves as “conservatives,” but who were little more than wolves in sheeps’ clothing hawking the tawdry and odiferous enticements of cultural corruption and defecation, they now stand revealed for all to see.

So, when I take a look at Neocon GOP hack Jacoby’s screed and cast my eyes on the photograph of the face of a modern day Orc, I see a denizen of the dark world, who serves “the Dark Lord” and whose attack is actually much broader than just attacking the Confederacy and the symbols of the old South. He represents an Evil conception of power and the state that will not be content until each and every one of us either fully accepts the pestilent template he pushes, or is safely six feet under.

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  1. yeah, well, that just, like, your opinion, man.

    yes, the establishment GOP is little different from the Dems, differing primarily, I suppose, to the degree to which they kiss up to minorities and immigrants, and the degree with which they lust after bombing various middle east nations.

    But this is all academic. Yeah, all this neocon and leftist dogma and the voluminous articles written by various GOP and Dem propagandists are all just rationalizations, covers, stalking horses for bare economics issues. The fact is that both the GOP and Dem establishments now have mass immigration, coupled with multiculturalism, as the centerpiece of their platforms….why? Because Big Business wants growth…wants profits…wants more workers and consumers. And Big Business owns both the Dems and GOP (with the apparent exception of Trump).

    All this prose written on various issues is just a cover for economics, and when I say the word ‘economics,’ I mean how to make the rich richer.

    That’s it. It’s all corporate revenues and profits. And all these articles that are generated by various political writers amount to nothing more than a facade.

    Anti-white multiculturalism is a weapon in the hands of the establishment, and the objective is to destroy and demoralize and intimidate and demonize those adherents of the traditional white american majority culture. Why? Because the traditional white american majority culture is an obstacle to the importation of a billion more third world human livestock. The last obstacle.

    And the fancy prose and citations of various canonical political literature is not going to erase that simple fact–this is about money and profits and growth and GDP…and how they get that is through mass immigration and anti-white multiculturalism.

  2. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    Don’t fight defense.

    Fight offense.

    Since Jews call for attack on Southern Identity, attack Zionism and Jewish interests.

    No more white folks sticking up for Jews when Jews attack white identity and push stuff like ‘gay marriage’.

    Offense time.

  3. The moral and intellectual degeneracy of the neocons/chickenhawks/Israel-Firsters is, of course, reprehensible. What a bunch of vermin. And piss on FAUX News and the Wall Street Urinal.

    The Confederate flag? Let it fly. It’s as much a part of American history as anything else. Good men fought under it, too.

  4. I was extremely proud of my fellow Oklahomans who greeted our Mulatto President in large numbers flying the Stars and Bars when he had the nerve to visit Durant, Oklahoma yesterday.

    • Replies: @Jeff77450
    , @Jeff77450
  5. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Great Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    Dear Unz Review Friends

    The Chatanooga Choochoo Muslim Male Yoot shooter of 4 Marines and 1 police officer was 100 percent completely avoidable.

    Here is how:

    1)No passage of The 1965 Immigration Reform Act….

    2)A National Origins Immigration Policy that completely excluded all Muslims…

    3)Mass deportation of all Muslims off of all Native Born White American Christian Living and Breeding Space….

    1-3=0 probability of the Chattanooga mass slaughter ever occurring ….0 probability of 9/11 ever occurring….0 probability of the Fort Hood shooting ever occurring…0 probability of Mohammad…The Chatanooga Choochoo Muslim American….Aboulazeez’s Large Muslim Family voting Whitey into a violently persecuted racial minority on Nov 3 2015…

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Capper
  6. A rousing call to arms! This is not about Southerners. It’s about all Americans who are truly conservative, Christian, nationalists, and love their history and ancestors. We must fight back or there will be nothing to pass on to our progeny.

    • Replies: @Jeff77450
  7. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Great Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    A few minutes ago on CNN…Secretary of Defense Ash Carter stated emphatically that the Chatanooga shooting must not be used as an excuse to keep young Muslim LEGAL IMMIGRANT MALES out of the US Navy….for if this were ever to happen, America will never have its first Muslim American nuclear submarine Commander….Commander Mohammad…and America’s first all Muslim Male Nuclear Submarine Crew.

  8. Realist says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    I fail to see what advantage Muslims are to this country.

  9. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Great Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    LEGAL IMMIGRANT MUSLIMS are imported into the US for one reason and one reason only:so they can enthusiastically vote White Christians into a violently persecuted racial minority on Nov 3 2016…quite possibly Whitey deserves this fate for being so monumentally retarded…

    No doubt we will have another round of Sailer PISA scores commentary as the reason why Muslims are not the right kind of immigrants….

    America 2015-and beyond=overpopulated majority nonwhite toilet bowl overflowing and clogged with e coli…..and real nasty archae….getting ready to take over the joint…a new tree of life….

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Jeff77450
  10. Biff says:

    To me the worst aspect of the GOP and the NeoCons is “Big Government all the time, to solve all the problems.” “Spend it all.” “Poor people are evil and deserve their fate.” “Rich people deserve handouts.” And what should be Rush Limbaugh’s tag line “We can spend the money better”
    And when Ron Paul tied for first place with Michelle Bachman in the Iowa Straw poll 2012, they wouldn’t even mention his name. persona non grata

    It’s a fish rotting from the head.

  11. Silverado says:

    That’s why their leaders should be rounded up like the law-breakers they are and jailed for “high crimes & felonies against the country”. If it really is them or us it needs to be them. The neocons and their hijacking of the military-industrial complex are a curse not only on our country but the entire world. And if the proverbial wooden stake through the heart is what we as a country need to do (to them) as this article shows, we need to get started.

  12. Evil is exactly the right word to describe the organized Jewish and Israeli influence in the U.S. and abroad. I don’t know a better way to describe these people. They are hate-filled, belligerent and crazy, and just plain evil.

  13. Jeff77450 says:

    That would be entirely consistent with the fact that they are no advantage to this country. If they all left tomorrow we would barely notice it; the economic impact would be minimal.

  14. EssEm says:

    The war against the Confederate flag is a proxy war against all White Southerners. White Southerners are a stand-in for all Whites. It’s not complicated. One more nail in the coffin they are building for all of us and that half of us, at least, are helping them build.

  15. Jeff77450 says:

    Gosh, we wouldn’t want to stand in the way of “progress.”

  16. Jeff77450 says:

    Sadly, I consider it likely that the SCOTUS decision on homosexual “marriage” was our Gettysburg. We may have some fight left in us but the momentum isn’t going our way. Quite the opposite, in fact.

    • Replies: @Hrw-500
  17. Jeff77450 says:

    A great many of their neighbors here in Texas are proud of them too.

  18. Priss Factor [AKA "The Priss Factory"] says:

    Jews really seized on the Dylann Roof case–let no crisis go to waste–and pushed for the purging of all Confed flags. It is like what the Jews did when they took power in Russia. They tried to demolish all the symbols of traditional Russia.

    In a way, Jews are nervous because they are so powerful.

    It just so happens that the Law of Power/Politics dictates that all the lesser powers will gang up against the greatest power.

    If there are 10 nations that are equally powerful, each will focus its attention on the nine other nations. But if one nation out of the 10 is most powerful, then the nine nations tend to come together to gang up against the ‘king of the hill’ nation.

    When USSR was very powerful, all the lesser European nations and even communist nations like China ganged up against Russia.

    Now that China is the great power in Asia, all the lesser Asian nations are seeking alliance with the US to gang up against China.

    But what is the greatest power in the world? US. Even though many nations look to US for aid, trade, and protection, they are also wary of American Power because it has done horrible stuff like toppling Gaddafi and making a total mess of the Middle East…. especially at the behest of… whom?

    The Jews.

    Since US is the most powerful nation and since Jews are the rulers of the US, the most natural thing is for all the nations/peoples around the world to gang up against Jewish power.
    And Jews fear this. So, even as Jews become richer and more powerful, they try to hide their power and often get hysterical when anyone talks about Jewish power. Jews bitch and whine that it’s all just an ‘antisemitic canard’.
    Jews fear that Jewish power will be identified as the greatest power in the world because the Natural Law of Power/Politics could lead the peoples around the world to gang up against Jewish power.
    To prevent this, Jews go out of their way to play divide-and-rule among the various groups, and so many gentiles are dumb enough to fall for this: just look at the Middle East where Muslims massacre Muslims while Jews laugh.

    And via the media, Jews have the created the stupid SWPL mind-set and divided the white population into anti-white and pro-white, with the anti-white getting more funding and support.

    Rather amusing is the fact that so many white nationalists, who are so loathed and hated by Jews, wave the Israeli flag(while Jews burn and tear the Confed flag) and support Israel in their boneheaded idea that Jews and white conservatives are natural allies. Jews are nationalist about Jewish interests, not white interests. If anything, Jewish conservatives work with Jewish liberals against the interests of white conservatives.

    While Jews demand that white nationalists support Jews against Palestinians, even Jewish conservatives will not support white nationalists against blacks and immigrants.

    Even Neocon Jews want to purge the Confed flag because they are morally embarrassed that people who wave the Confed flag tend to support Israel.
    As a result, many progressive types now associate Israel with the Old South.

    • Replies: @joe webb
  19. anon • Disclaimer says:

    If you concede the point that something associated with slavery must go then you concede that everything must go – including the kulaks.

  20. A racist gunman associates himself with the Confederate battle flag – and so the flag must be suppressed for ever, and anyone who flies the flag must obviously share the gunman’s racism and guilt.

    On a hundred separate occasions, a racist gunman associates himself with the Koran, and with the declaration of Muslim faith “There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.” Strangely enough, the lesson in this case is quite different: that the killings have nothing to do with Islam, which is a religion of peace.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Anon
  21. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @James N. Kennett

    That’s Jewish logic for you.

    Also, the entire Middle East has been messed up in the name of the Flag of Zion, but that flies high all over America.

    It is about time white Americans attack the Flag of Zion and cut all ties with Jewish power.

    • Replies: @Realist
  22. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    in actuality the confederate flag is anti-american as it represents the antithesis of what the united states had become at the time, and what it has metastasized into since the conclusion of the war of northern aggression.
    the confederate states of america (and her citizens) understood the constitution to be a binding contract between the execrable federal government and the people (and states) which created it. contained therein were prescribed remedies for all ills which were envisaged to eventually plague the nation. all the confederates states requested was that the constitution be followed; to the letter.
    the unionists saw the constitution as “some old piece of paper” which was malleable to the extent that it was rendered useless as a legal document. the prescriptions, and proscriptions, contained therein were stylistic prose of an antiquated time and of an antiquated governing philosophy which precluded the unionists from running roughshod over whomever they pleased; whenever it pleased them; and wherever it may please them.
    the southern states were the first to feel the brunt of the unionists efforts to reign supreme; followed closely by the indians (woo-woo not dot); the america taxpayer; proponents of unrestricted chemical elixir usage; proponents of unrestricted alcohol usage; japanese americans; the unborn; the 4th amendment, etc., etc., etc.
    the confederate flag represents the last visible and viable chance for americans to give the finger to those deluded, contemptible minions residing within the 10 sq. mile confines of the insane asylum affectionately known as the district of corruption.

  23. Anonymous • Disclaimer says: • Website

    With the denigration of the Confederate Battle Flag (A flag of freedom; from oppressive government) how soon will there be pressure on African Americans to change their European surnames? Washington and Jefferson but especially Jackson will be forbidden!

  24. Hrw-500 says:

    Their victory might be a phyrric victory if from what I read on Dave Hodges’ Common Sense Show website is concrete.

    Here the part about Personnal safety and gay rights then I quote: “American gay rights activists may want to pay close attention to what it is like to live in an Agenda 21 society. In South Africa, gays are murdered, particularly lesbians”; and there another commenter nicknamed “4 girlies” who mentionned a interesting point who was also worth to quote: “The homosexuals may dread the day they won legality thru marriage. There will now be a paper trail (marriage certificate/license) recorded in county records. When agenda 21 and the marxist/socialist government takes over the U.S.A. those records will be used to kill them as in So. Africa and Muslim countries.”

  25. Realist says:

    “That’s Jewish logic for you.”

    No, that’s Jewish opportunism for you.

  26. Nice article.

    One fly in the ointment: Your “French”.

    The plural of “bete noire” is “betes noires”. You can’t have a plural adjective modifying a singular noun.

    If you’re a conservative, and you mean it, then please help conserve just a little piece of Western Civilization, to wit: French grammar.

  27. joe webb says:
    @Priss Factor

    which white nationalists support Israel? I do no know any. Except those who like myself delight in Israel as the best thing that ever happened for the cause of anti-semitism. Joe Webb

    • Replies: @Anon
  28. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)

    Thank you, Mr. Tilley….somehow that error slipped through my editing, and I appreciate your correction. I do know better! I speak French, and for four years I studied in Francophone Switzerland. I have a deep and abiding love for the French and all Romance languages and literature. Again, my thanks.

  29. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @joe webb

    “which white nationalists support Israel? I do no know any.”

    Jared Taylor.

    Go to Amren and his site will delete any comment that is critical of Jews or Israel.

    And in Europe, it is often white nationalists who invoke safety for Jews as justification for ending immigration.

    Marine Le Pen and the rest of them.

    And then, there are many conservatives who may not be blatant white nationalists but still struggle for white interests. They will often sing hosannas to Jews and argue that we should oppose the Left because it is where the ‘real antisemitism’ is.

  30. Capper says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Yeah, but you need to add to the conditions to just leave them alone in their area of the world and stop messing with them at the behest of you-know-who …

  31. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @James N. Kennett

    The declaration is not “There is no God but Allah”, Allah is simply arabic for God. Arabic speaking christians and jews also refer to God as Allah. You could say “There is no God but God” or “There is no Allah but Allah” but to mix the two is misleading. Maybe muslims do believe in a different God than christians and jews, but it is not because they tend to read the Koran in arabic. Take some time and read the first commandment from the bible, “There are no other gods before me”, this is pretty much the same as saying “there is no God but God”.

  32. Zach says:

    It’s odd that Dylann Roof had the same objective as Charles Manson, a white/black war, but, in Obama’s view, was inspired by the Confederate flag while Manson wasn’t. Manson was inspired by Beatles songs, yet no one demanded those songs be taken off the radio. Michelle Obama, in fact, invited Paul McCartney to the White House and apparently never once asked what McCartney’s intentions were when he wrote “Helter Skelter.”

  33. @Eustace Tilley (not)

    You, Sir, are one of a dying breed: a true gentleman. I am honored by your comment.

  34. Pacific says:

    Jews are masters at getting us to mix up free-dumb of speech with freedom of speech

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