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trumpism
“It was all a game, or a way of making a living,” said Joe Sobran about the Conservative Movement. And what it a living it is. Paul Ryan is cashing out and will not run for re-election. [US House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire in blow to Republicans, BBC, April 11, 2018] Like his fellow... Read More
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The flagship organ of Conservatism Inc. is suddenly worried about intellectual diversity after The Atlantic fired former National Review contributor Kevin Williamson. David French thinks it is “cowardly” [On the cowardly firing of Kevin Williamson, April 5, 2018]. Jonah Goldberg thinks it is a victory for mob rule. [Kevin Williamson, Thought Criminal, April 6, 2018]
Whatever he does or does not accomplish, the campaign and administration of President Donald Trump were invaluable because they revealed the true nature of America’s institutions. Thus former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who took an oath to uphold the Constitution and was once entrusted to defend and interpret it, proclaims in the New... Read More
The administration of President Donald Trump and the Republican majority he relies upon to avoid impeachment is in critical danger. The Democrats have become more extreme and forthrightly anti-American, particularly in California, leading to a feeling of complacency among Republicans and Conservatism Inc. mouthpieces who simply assume Americans will react against it. [California Dems’ hard-left... Read More
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It was only two years ago that then-candidate Trump avoided the annual Conservative Political Action Conference [CPAC] because it looked likely he would be booed by “true conservatives.” At this year’s CPAC, both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were treated as conquering heroes, leading the Main Stream Media to declare the president’s... Read More
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It’s a truth of modern post-America that criticizing Political Correctness not only endangers your career, but enables Social Justice Warriors to demand concessions from your employers. Thus “conservative” Fox News pulled an op-ed by its own executive editor and executive vice-president John Moody which criticized the U.S. Olympic Committee for obsessing about “Diversity” a.k.a. Affirmative... Read More
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Pelosi’s Democrats Are Simply A Post-American Party
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi may occasionally forget who the current president is, but she just roused herself for an eight hours long speech about the need to give Amnesty to illegals. Her celebration reveals the terrible truth about the Democrat Party: it can no longer be called an “American” political grouping in any meaning... Read More
(Spoiler: Answer Is No If He Doesn’t Propose Taxing Remittances)
We will finally find out if the memes are real. In President Trump’s magisterial August 31, 2016 campaign speech on immigration in Arizona, he vowed he would “immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive Amnesties.” Today, President Trump says he is offering Democrats a “wonderful deal” on DACA, including a pathway to citizenship. The Donald... Read More
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President Donald Trump starts 2018 with a political win, as Chuck Schumer’s gambit to shut down the government to defend illegal aliens has collapsed [Schumer: We’re reopening government with commitment to vote on DACA if deal isn’t reached by February 8th, by Ian Hanchett, Breitbart, January 22, 2018]. The Democrats did win a supposed “commitment”... Read More
Democracy is decaying and it’s President Trump’s fault, according to the consistently hysterical Nicholas Kristof in America’s Paper of Record. Shilling for a new book, How Democracies Die, Kristof tells us Donald Trump has met every single criterion for an aspiring authoritarian. But if Kristof [Email him] was serious about who is the real threat... Read More
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Nobel Economics laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman [Email him] is famously always wrong [Krugman’s bad predictions, by John Lott, Fox News, April 12, 2012]. He will live forever for his 1998 prediction that “the growth of the Internet will slow drastically… by 2005 or so, it will become clear that the Internet’s... Read More
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The long-rumored Twitter purge is finally underway. In the guise of confronting “violence,” accounts are being banned by the platform [Twitter Rolls Out New “Hate-Speech Guidelines, WND, December 18, 2017]. Among today’s victims: American Renaissance and its Editor Jared Taylor (you can follow both at Gab.ai). Taylor was accused by Twitter of being “affiliated with... Read More
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If only Mo Brooks had been nominated. If the victory of Dave Brat over Eric Cantor was immigration patriotism’s biggest victory to date, the squeaker victory of Doug Jones over Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate is the Main Stream Media’s biggest victory since Donald Trump’s election. The MSM successfully created a fake issue to... Read More
roymooretweet
President Trump has just reiterated his support for embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore despite express instructions from the Main Stream Media and the Republican Establishment. [Republican Senators worried about Roy Moore’s impact as Trump continues support, by Terence Cullen, New York Daily News, November 26, 2017]There is obviously renewed concern MSM/ GOP Establishment concern... Read More
polandnationalists
“I hid in my bathroom from anti-Semitic marchers in Poland – in 2017” screamed Sam Rubin in The Forward, (November 13, 2017) triggered by the sight of tens of thousands of Polish patriots honoring their country’s independence in a march last Saturday November 13. Needless to say, despite the clickbait headline and ritualistic invocation of... Read More
generalleepopular
For immigration patriots, there’s a Narrative in place to explaining the crushing defeat of the GOP throughout Virginia on Tuesday night. “Establishment Ed” Gillespie, whose entire life story is a kind of Pilgrim’s Progress illustrating the utter pointlessness of the Beltway Right, didn’t push the Donald Trump agenda and so Trump’s voters didn’t turn out.... Read More
And The Historic American Nation
My title is an homage to Richard Perle et al’s famous 1996 paper outlining Israel’s geopolitical needs in the Middle East, which does indeed seem subsequently to have largely implemented by the U.S.) It’s telling that President Trump is under siege because of the alleged misdeeds, committed years earlier, of Paul Manafort, briefly Trump campaign... Read More
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The Inconceivable Evil Of John McCain—“Man Of Blood”
There is no hatred more complete and no malevolence more fanatical than that held by the American political class for the American people. The commissar’s rage against the kulaks, the jihadist’s fury against the infidel, the inquisitor’s wrath against the unbeliever, all of this pales in comparison to the genocidal bloodlust Senators and Congressmen have... Read More
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In post-America, holidays to honor what were once national heroes are now opportunities for iconoclasm. The black-clad communist terrorists known as “Antifa” have announced plans to spend Monday defacing and destroying monuments to the great Italian explorer who opened up America to large-scale European settlement [Antifa group plans nationwide ‘deface Columbus Day’ Actions for Monday,... Read More
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Enforcer For Democrats (And, Tacitly, Conservatism Inc.)
In the alien invasion movie Independence Day, the beleaguered President of the United States, hoping he can forge some kind of a peace which will at least allow the survival of the human race, pleads, “What is it you want us to do?” The alien’s response is simple. “Die.” The mind of a rational person... Read More
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He Must Return To Lead It
[See: “If Only The God-Emperor Knew: Using Trumpism Against The Trump Administration” by James Kirkpatrick] He must have known what was coming. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, a pillar of the cowardly GOP Establishment, announced he would not be running for re-election on Tuesday [Republican Sen. Corker announces he won’t seek re-election, by Richard Lardner... Read More
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Open debate in the West now hangs by a thread—even the social networking site Gab, the libertarian alternative to the increasingly Politically Correct Twitter, is now threatened with outright seizure of its domain for allegedly breaking Australian anti-discrimination laws. This may well be another example of the emerging Cultural Marxism-Big Business alliance: the crackdown comes... Read More
This a Little Rascals reference--a franchise that last produced a picture in the 1940s.
NATIONAL REVIEW, Kevin D. Williamson and the Pointless Persuasion
Argumentum ad hominem is usually characterized as a logical fallacy. But that doesn’t mean it’s not effective. Of course, if the best you can do is call your enemies losers, you better not be a bigger loser yourself. If you’re trying to dismiss your political adversaries as irrelevant, you better be more relevant than they... Read More
It’s Totalitarian, It’s Captured the Democratic Party, and It’s Coming for America
There’s an interesting moment in Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes’ book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign when two obscure Democrat operatives who involved in her presidential debate-prep sessions, Karen Dunn and Ron Klain, “stressed that Trump, contrary to popular opinion, had actually put forth a lot of policy ideas.” (VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow had... Read More
reginalddennyantifa
President Donald Trump finally did what no-one in the Conservative Establishment would: calling out the Antifa (the “Alt Left” in his words) for sparking violence at the legally-sanctioned demonstration in Charlottesville: “You had a group on the other side that came charging in without permit,” the President said. “They were very violent” [Trump Says ‘Both... Read More
Across The West, Patriots Face Cultural Marxist Soft Totalitarianism
President Trump’s masterful speech in Warsaw has flushed out the journalists and far-Left activists (but I repeat myself) eager to see the West’s culture and people extinguished. This we are told that President Trump had said something “shocking” because he defined the West by heritage, culture and identity rather than by “democracy and liberty.” But... Read More
Some patriotic Pole has brought a Battle Flag...
Donald Trump received a hero’s welcome in Poland on Wednesday, with a crowd of thousands chanting both his name and the name of our country [Trump Interrupted 6 Times in Poland With a Chant You Might Have Thought Would Only Be Heard in the USA, by Jason Howerton, Independent Journal Review, July 6, 2017]. Critically,... Read More
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It Better Be
As the Congressional Republicans indulge in their habitual incompetence by pushing a deeply unpopular health care bill, there are signs President Donald Trump may finally be returning to the immigration issue that put him in the Oval Office. Trump is boosting bills to end sanctuary cities and impose tougher penalties on deported criminals who re-enter... Read More
trumptraitor
This was inevitable. As of this writing, Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after being shot by a fanatically anti-Trump, Bernie Sanders supporting white male. Needless to say, after the Main Stream Media has spent months screaming Republicans are literal traitors in service to a foreign power and that the President of the United... Read More
katies
On the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, it appears only a cynic could say France and the United Kingdom “won” World War II. As this is written, news comes of a self-described “soldier of the caliphate” attacking police in Paris, trapping thousands inside the Notre Dame Cathedral [This is for Syria,’ Man attacks police outside Paris’... Read More
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Russia Crisis Means Trump Needs To Give His Base A REASON To Support Him
Donald Trump returned from a mostly successful trip abroad to another Main Stream Media-created scandal about Russia, this time involving son-in-law Jared Kushner [Trump returns to crisis over Kushner as White House tries to contain it, by Maggie Haberman, Glenn Thrush, and Julie Hirschfield Davis, New York Times, May 27, 2017]. American nationalists can’t help... Read More
Technically, this is flag desecration--but Olbermann has hate America for years.
“Traitor!” screamed Keith Olbermann after Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, though Olbermann himself was calling for Comey’s resignation months ago . [Olbermann: Yates An ‘American Hero,” Trump A ‘Traitor,’ by Amber Athey, Daily Caller, May 9, 2017] Protesters scream the president is a “traitor” at public rallies [‘Trump is a traitor!’ Protester forcefully... Read More
Lauren Southern, with MAGA helmet, on the front lines at Berkeley.
“Weimerica” is a common term for neoreactionaries and right wingers disgusted with the decadent culture and self-hatred of the modern United States. But it took on a whole new meaning Saturday when street fighting between organized groups of the Left and the Right broke out in Berkeley, California as antifa tried to shut down a... Read More
partnersinpolicng
The modern purpose of journalism is to police the Narrative. In a society where power is defined by who controls access to mass media (what Steve Sailer terms The Megaphone), journalists serve the same role and fulfill the same purpose as commissars did under the Soviet system that so many of them eagerly defended in... Read More
basedstick
See also: Trump Administration Must Use Civil Rights Law To Defend #BasedStickMan, Supporters Against Berkeley Anarcho-Tyranny America is not bound by blood or culture, we are told incessantly, but by a dedication to certain “ideals.” As we can’t even agree on what those ideals are, all that we have to hold us together is the... Read More
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Above, Marine Le Pen savages Angela Merkel in the EU Parliament. [See Also: Make Europe Great Again: Nationalism On The Rise—But Fast Enough?] No book has been as prophetic as Camp of the Saints, French writer Jean Raspail’s 1973 epic meditation on Western identity, masochism and the extinction of our culture through mass migration. But... Read More
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times for nationalism in Europe. Patriot parties are leading the polls in major European countries, though this mass support doesn’t prevent them from invariably being described as “Far Right” by the Main Stream Media. But it’s unclear if any of these parties have a... Read More
facingreelection
VDARE.com reader “Virginia Paleoconservative” writes: And American Thinker Editor Thomas Lifson confirms: Stunning media malpractice on Trump suspension of entry [January 29, 2017] This orchestrated refugee ranting is the latest proof of something I’ve been saying for over two years: the Main Stream Media is the enemy. As key Trump strategist and former Breitbart head... Read More
Before the election, the great Leftist fear was that Donald Trump would refuse to acknowledge his inevitable defeat, thus ensuring chaos. Just before the President-Elect is to be inaugurated, the new Leftist fear is that Democrats will recognize Donald J. Trump is in fact Commander-in-Chief, thus preventing chaos. What is taking place here is something... Read More
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If there is one promise Donald Trump will never be able to back away from and survive politically, it is The Wall. The Great Wall of Trump has taken on a kind of existential importance, both as a tangible symbol of Trump’s ability to keep his promises and as a concrete representation of the Historic... Read More
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THE BLAZE TV host Tomi Lahren’s November 30 appearance on The Daily Show seemed like a flashback from a previous era. As in snarky liberalism’s golden days under Jon Stewart, the host, now Affirmative Action comedian Trevor Noah, attacked Lahren’s “I don’t see color, Democrats are the real racists”-style talking points. Noah batted aside these... Read More
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Left Fights To Recapture Narrative—With Help From NATIONAL REVIEW
Well, that didn’t last long. For a few hours, the Main Stream Media seemed like it would reflect on the results of the presidential election and embark on some serious self-examination about why it missed the rise of Donald Trump, the issues that animated his candidacy, and the vast swathe of Middle American voters who... Read More
A tsunami is a natural phenomenon. Mass immigration is government policy. Credit: VDare.com.
Conservatives are fond of saying, “Being a liberal means never having to say you’re sorry.” Unfortunately, the same is true of Conservatism Inc. functionaries. They acknowledge conservatives are facing demographic extinction. They admit it is happening because of immigration. But they refuse to listen to the very people who warned them about this. Instead, they... Read More
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Turn Presidential Election Into Referendum On National Question
Donald Trump was visibly seething as Hillary Clinton and her pet journalists“moderating” the second presidential debate piled on. In what was turning intomore of a roast than a debate, it looked like we were going to get 90 minutes of Trump being hammered for talking bawdy in a private conversation more than a decade ago.... Read More
And Republicans Against Trump Are The Hijackers
There is no next time. This is America’s last chance. Donald Trump uttered this one forbidden truth that the Beltway Right cannot assimilate in his recent comments to CBN’s David Brody: At some level, everyone—even Republican consultants who pretend otherwise when they are on television—already know this. Throughout the 2016 election, we have been presented... Read More
The term “true conservative” became a punchline in the 2016 election, after #NeverTrump Conservatism Inc. functionaries constantly said Trump wasn’t a full member of what they apparently regarded as an Esoteric Reagan Mystery Cult.But it wasn’t always this way. “Conservatism” really did mean something once. It still does to the patriot grassroots struggling desperately to... Read More
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Like Jeb Bush, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine has a phenotype that generates involuntary disgust among normal people. And, like Bush, Kaine is clearly possessed by a deep self-loathing and a hatred for the people to which he belongs. Hillary Clinton has just claimed that all criticism of America’s immigration disaster is inspired by... Read More
benshapiroreal
“War” was the late Andrew Breitbart’s one-word analysis of how American patriots should treat the Lying Press. It’s a war that’s continued even after his death, under the leadership of Steve Bannon. And, as in all wars, the self-declared guardians of “true conservatism” are eager to call retreat. Leading the charge: the littlest neocon, Ben... Read More
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Even his most stalwart critics have to admit Donald Trump is a masterful troll. So it was nothing short of glorious to see what he said about not backing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in his Wisconsin primary against populist challenger Paul Nehlen. Of course, this was an echo of Speaker Ryan’s saying he... Read More
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"Events, dear boy, events,” British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan supposedly said when discussing what political leaders most feared. No politician, however skilled, can predict the future. But they can manage expectations and perceptions. And that’s precisely what Donald Trump did with his masterful speech at the Republican National Convention, creating a confirmation bias through which... Read More
PastClassics
The major media overlooked Communist spies and Madoff’s fraud. What are they missing today?
The “war hero” candidate buried information about POWs left behind in Vietnam.
The evidence is clear — but often ignored
The unspoken statistical reality of urban crime over the last quarter century.
What Was John McCain's True Wartime Record in Vietnam?