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For many years the United States has regarded itself as, and been, the world’s technological leader. One can easily make a long and impressive list of seminal discoveries and inventions coming from America, from the moon landings to the internet. It was an astonishing performance. The US maintains a lead, though usually a shrinking one, in many fields. But:

China has risen explosively, from being clearly a “Third World” country forty years ago to become a very serious and rapidly advancing competitor to America. Anyone who has seen today’s China (I recently spent two weeks there, traveling muchly) will have been astonished by the ubiquitous construction, the quality of planning, the roads and airports and high-speed rail, the sense of confidence and modernity. Compare this with America’s rotting and dangerous cities, swarms of homeless people, deteriorating education, antique rail, deindustrialized midlands, loony government, and the military sucking blood from the economy like some vast leech, and America will seem yesterday’s country. The phrase “national suicide” comes to mind.

A common response to these observations from thunder-thump patriots is the assertion that the Chinese can’t invent anything, just copy and steal. What one actually sees is a combination of rapid and successful adoption of foreign technology (see Shanghai maglev below) and, increasingly, cutting edge science and technology. More attention might be in order. A few examples: A few examples from many that might be adduced:

“China Confirms Scientist Genetically Engineered Babies”

Supposedly the intent was to make the twins resistant to AIDS. It was done using CRISPR-Cas 9, a gene-editing technique invented in the West by Jennifer Dooudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier but quickly mastered by China. It seemed odd that AIDS resistance would be the goal since the disease is easily avoided. Maybe, I thought, for some technical reason the insertion was particularly easy. But then:

“China’s Genetically Edited Twins May Have Enhanced Brains ‘By Accident’”

“By accident” indeed. Since the researchers admitted being aware of the neurologic effects of CCR5, the gene in question, the experiment sure looked like a shot at increasing intelligence. But maybe not. Then:

“Chinese researchers insert human brain gene into monkeys, making them smarter”

Whether the insertion in fact had the effect described, I do not know, and the story maybe or may not be sensationalized. Of interest are, first, that it was an attempt to engineer intelligence, second, that it involved inserting a human gene in a (presumably) lower primate, and third, that the Chinese did it.

“China, Huawei to Launch 5G network in Shanghai Station”

Though 5G is usually presented as an improvement to smartphones, it is far more, and the Chinese seem poised to jump on it hard. See below.

“World’s First 5G powered Remote Brain Surgery Performed in China”

It is interesting that China and South Korea are clear leaders in 5G. The US, unable to compete seeks to prohibit its European vassals from dealing with Huawei by threatening sanctions. Germany has refused to obey. .

Huawei’s 5G Dominanc e In The Post-American World – Forbes

Whether Forbes’ overstates the facts can perhaps be argued. That China has come from nowhere to be ahead in a crucial technology ought to be a wake-up call. That America has to rely on sanctions instead of better technology accentuates the point.

“More Than 510,000 Overseas Students Return to China”

This year. A couple of decades ago, Chinese students in the US often refused to return to a backward and repressive country. It now appears that Asia is where the action is and they want to be part of it.

“Chinese Bullet Trains Depend on Mega Bridges”

These things are everywhere. Click the link.Inmost countries roads and rails follow the contour of the land. China likes pillars.

Digging subways is expensive and disruptive, cutting highways through cities is destructive of homes and business, so China goes with sky-trains. Building these takes about half the land as roadways. The bridges are built offsite and then erected with a special crane.

“China Develops Infrared Light to Alter Genes of Cancer Cells”

A team led by Professor Song Yujun from the Nanjing University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences designed an infrared light-responsive nano-carrier to be used for the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool, which will have great potential in cancer therapeutics. The strong penetrability of infrared light enables scientists to precisely control the gene editing tool in deep human tissue”

I am clueless as to the function of IR in this but, as with so very many stories coming out of China, it does not suggest copycatting. increasingly, the Chinese seem to following from in front.

“China Breaks Quantum Entanglement Record at Eighteen Qbits”

In a new record, Pan Jianwei and colleagues at the University of Science and Technology of China, eastern China’s Anhui Province, demonstrated a stable 18-qubit state. The previous record of 10 qubits was set by the same team. The breakthrough was made possible by simultaneously manipulating the freedom-paths, polarization, and orbital angular momentum of six photons.

“The speed of quantum computing grows exponentially as the number of qubits in an entangled state increases … the achievement of an 18-qubit entanglement this time has set the world record for largest entanglement state in all physical systems,” Wan

(Noah’s ark measured 300 Qbits, but the (barely) antediluvian technology has bee lost.)

Shkanghai Maglev Train

Open Date: Dec. 31st, 2002
Total Length: 30 kilometers (19 miles)
Highest Speed: 430km/h (267 mi/h)
Duration per Single Journey: 8 minutes
Frequency: 15-20 minutes
Route: Longyang Rd. – Pudong International Airport (PVG

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Trains relying on magnetic levitation float on a field of magnetic repulsion, having no contact with rails. This reduces friction and ends wear on wheels and rails. China did not invent the technology but uses it well. Before this train, the trip from downtown to the airport took forty minutes to an hours. Now, eight minutes. The technology is German, the idea a century old, but the Chinese decided that they wanted it, and got it. The ability to make a decision and act on it without years of political wrangling and lawsuits gives China a major advantage over other countries.

The video is long, at 43 minutes, a bit ray-rah, and wanders briefly off into the history of elevated rail in Chicago but gives a good picture of the train, the technology at a non-specialist level, and the China in which it runs.

Rand: Chilling World War III Wargames show US Forces Crushed by Russia and China

“RAND Senior Defense Analyst David Ochmanek discussed the simulations at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) in Washington D.C. last week. “In our games, where we fight China or Russia … blue gets its a** handed to it, not to put too fine a point on it,” he said, during a panel discussion. Blue denotes U.S. forces in the simulations.”

The reasons for this are several and belong in another column. The military’s utterly predictable response is “Send m ore money” instead of “Maybe we should mind our own business and spend on our economy.” The point here is that the world is changing in may ways and Washington seems not to have noticed.

Conclusion

The list could be extended at length, to cover numbers of patents awarded, scientific papers published, quantum communications, investment in education and technological research and development, supercomputers and chip design and many other things. Beijing is clearly bent on Making China Great Again–as why should it not? Meanwhile America focuses more on transgender bathrooms and whether Bruce Jenner is a girl than on its endless and draining wars. China sends its brightest to the world’s best technical school while America makes its universities into playpens for the mildly retarded. The country crumbles but spends drunkenly of defective fighter planes it doesn’t need in the first place.

This won’t work a whole lot longer.

(Republished from Fred on Everything by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Figures. China isn’t blessed by the strength of diversity and dual citizenship. Their soldiers won’t turn their guns on each other at the first sign of trouble.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  2. @Sin City Milla

    It is shocking to me that a country with relatively low levels of diversity is such a STEM powerhouse. It’s almost like China has something that is even more useful than diversity. Hmmm…

    Good for China, the Middle Kingdom has been subdued for far too long. I’m absolutely enthralled by their progress on eugenics-related matters, unfettered as they are by PC culture.

  3. unit472 says:

    Choo Choo Trains were an early 19th century answer to the problem of moving people and freight where rivers and canals were not practical. One engine, in a world where mass production was not yet possible allowed a lone locomotive to pull a ‘train’ of carriages behind it on a single purpose right of way. It was a great improvement in land travel but it was difficult to network and most of the expensive to build track lay unused most of the time.

    Compared to an interstate highway it is obsolete and has been for a century but liberals and fools keep wanting to resurrect them.

  4. DFH says:

    Japanese and Chinese are certainly less productive per-capita than Europeans. Just look at how they do on the Nature index compared to even small European countries. But that still adds up to a lot of innovation in absolute terms, given more than a billion people.

  5. Quantum computing is more hype than reality. You can create a machine with x qubits but the hard part is solving decoherence (noise) so as to enable the technology to do useful work.

    Aside from this quantum computers are for high specialized applications of a probabilistic nature, so are most unlikely to completely replace the classical types.

    FYI:
    European (for now) Australia, with less people and less money compared to China, is a leading been pioneer in quantum computing research with names like Professor Michelle Simmonds. She probably escaped Londonistan where she was born to get away from her fellow Brits and their insane ‘diversity’ dictatorship.

    Dare I talk about D-Wave in Canada or the Maglev train technology that the Chinese ‘borrowed’ from Germany (Siemens and ThyssenKrupp).

    • Replies: @Jake Dee
  6. dearieme says:

    “A common response to these observations from thunder-thump patriots is the assertion that the Chinese can’t invent anything, just copy and steal.” As far as I know all the local industrial revolutions, except the first, worked by “copy and steal”. The American one certainly did.

    • Agree: Logan
  7. “It seemed odd that AIDS resistance would be the goal since the disease is easily avoided. Maybe, I thought, for some technical reason the insertion was particularly easy.”

    Remember, HIV is still a top ten cause of death in many countries. Living with HIV is also has significant downsides.

    He Jianku, the scientist in question, lived in a village 30% of whose people have HIV. He saw parents giving up their children to relatives outside the village to avoid infecting them.

    He Jianku’s conference presentation has the ethical issues mixed throughout the interview and question and answer period starting at about 1 hour and 28 minutes of the video.

    He claims a 0.5–2% risk of fathers infecting HIV-free children: a small open cut or sore of some while handling food, washing dishes or in any other way handling the child.

    Babies could end up swallowing various things or licking surfaces. This is a valid concern for the family unless the children are made HIV immune because otherwise they would be living with the risk of valid risk of HIV infection.

    He Jianku clearly believes he is helping the 30 families who were brought into the trial program.

    He does believe that he is helping the couple who are the parents of these children. He has compassion for these people and their situation. There was a situation which was improved by making the children potentially HIV Immune.

    He obtained the proper informed consent. The educated and informed parents made an informed decision to proceed with implanting the edited eggs versus untreated eggs.

    The parents had a passionate belief that their children would be better and safer with HIV-immunity and that they were avoiding non-trivial health risks.

    Much our our outrage stems from the fact that a Chinese doctor performed the procedure first.

  8. KenH says:

    Another big advantage is that China is not encumbered by a levantine religion like Christianity. So they don’t worship Jews as the chosen people and on’t feel it’s their holy mission to uplift the entire world . Therefore, they won’t be mass importing disease ridden barbarians from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.

    The future of America and the West under Jewish management looks very bleak.

  9. unit472 says:
    @Sin City Milla

    Well actually they did turn their guns on each other. More than once and there is still Taiwan.

    • Replies: @Alfa158
    , @obwandiyag
  10. China is ascendant. The U.S. is in decline. Is this not common knowledge?

    • Replies: @Anon
  11. lavoisier says: • Website
    @KenH

    The future of America and the West under Jewish management looks very bleak.

    This does appear to be true. I have often wondered why this seems to always follow a similar historical pattern–Russia under the Bolsheviks, Weimar Germany.

    The Jews can be a very innovative and enterprising group of people, but they do not do very well at maintaining or advancing a civilization once they gain control. It is fair to say that they are at the forefront of cultural changes that are destroying Western Civilization and the European people.

    Why is this so? Why are their efforts often so destructive and inimical to progress?

    One theory I have is that once they gain control over a previously functional society they work to discriminate against talent coming from outside the tribe. This discrimination invariably robs a society of the contributions of the best and the brightest and a previously functional society starts to decay.

    Of course there are likely other factors at work, including racism towards the Gentile population, but once a nation or culture is robbed of the talents of the best and the brightest it will inevitably decay.

    There are not enough talented Jews to run our civilization well, and this is becoming increasingly clear as our culture gets more and more decadent and dumbed down by the day.

  12. Biff says:

    But Americans have freedom dam it!

  13. Patricus says:

    Moving people by rail is not efficient. The train cars weigh many multiples of the people in the cars. Most energy is expended moving train cars. Trains are great for moving heavy freight like coal and lumber, even manufactured goods. It was a great technology in the nineteenth century and the template for future engineering efforts. Trains moving on magnetic fields is a silly example of pointless engineering, like an ox cart with GPS and 360 degree cameras.

    Let’s bring back horse carriages with lasers and 5G Wi Fi.

    Twenty fifth century way to move people from air ports to cities?….busses and roads!

  14. FWIW. More than 10 years ago my wife and took the Maglev train/airplane! to the Airport. I have a pic of the overhead display that showed our train speed. It was 505 Km/hr.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  15. Anon[372] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    No wonder all those people of dot want to come to the West. They are full of shit.

  16. Anon[372] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Compare this with America’s rotting and dangerous cities

    Certain parts of the cities are doing better than ever.

    The problem of crime and danger is all about blacks.

    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
  17. Anon[372] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    All those things you mentioned are micro-innovations, not macro ones.

    China hasn’t come up with a game-changer like the internet.

    But we must keep in mind that most of the West hasn’t been all that innovative either. Rather, there have been spurts and sudden explosions… followed by little activity.

    Look at the Greeks. So creative long long ago… but what happened to that fire during Byzantine yrs? And what are Greeks today? And Italians? And Renaissance was mostly about few parts of Northern Italy. Italy made some great films in the 20th century but hasn’t been a key player in much of anything.

    And most European peoples haven’t been all that innovative. It was only pockets of places in UK, France, and Germany mostly in the modern era. What big thing came out of Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, and etc? There are surely exceptions, but they weren’t major players.

    Innovations are about sparks. Sparks of inspiration, ingenuity. But for sparks to catch fire, there has to be dry wood. The problem for East Asia was it tended to suppress spark-mentality and, besides, the wood was wet with tradition and customs.

    But then, a nation that defines itself by genius and innovation alone will fail too. Why? Because only a tiny number of people are genius or innovative. Most people are ‘lame’. If a nation comes to define itself mainly by wealth, smarts, and genius, then most people will have no value. Also, the top smarties will identify mainly with smarties in other parts of the world than with their own ‘lame’ folks. This is why Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore are going the wrong path. They’ve emphasized excellence so much that only elites have value, and these elites feel closer to Western elites than with their own ‘lame’ masses who are to be replaced like white folks in US and EU.

  18. Anon[372] • Disclaimer says: • Website
    @WorkingClass

    The U.S. is in decline.

    US is both going up and down.

    Certain sectors are doing better than ever. Also, US continues to be the top magnet of talent around the world.
    But in other ways, it is falling apart.

    Much of US will end up worse but much of it will get richer.

    US will be like a hyper Latin American nation with great riches and great poverty.

  19. A common response to these observations from thunder-thump patriots is the assertion that the Chinese can’t invent anything, just copy and steal.

    Well, let’s do a thought exercise and simply assume that this is 100% true, that the Chinese can’t invent anything, just copy, steal and maintain what whites invent. Does that change your opinion that China will overtake the West? It shouldn’t.

    The West is slowly (at least for now) imploding. We are importing the 3rd world, while we demonize whites. The West has managed to avoid dramatic decline because whites were still a large majority of the citizens. That is changing. Whites are less than 50% of births in the United States. Non-whites account for 1 in 3 births in England. Muslims account for at least 20% of births in France with Sub-Saharan Africans making up between 5% and 10% of the births.

    We’ll reach a tipping point at some point where things start to noticeably decline. China doesn’t need to outdo the West. It just has to avoid declining with the West. If China simply maintains the technology and societal organization of the West while the West falls into tribal warfare – hot or cold – China will become the dominate power.

  20. Truth says:

    Frijole Fred, how many Yuan did it take for the Chinese Public Affairs Ministry office to steal you from the one in Mexico City?

  21. @Anon

    I’d agree with that. But under that scenario, China will still become the dominant world power. We’re on our way to be a sort-of Brazil of the North. Well, Brazil doesn’t do much on the world stage.

    We simply won’t have the money or talent to maintain a global military and cultural presence. Then again, we’ll probably still be run by Jews, so we’ll like remain a presence in the Middle East.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @dfordoom
  22. @Biff

    Freedom that is eroding–a consequence of a population that has tripled in less than 100 years.

  23. @Simply Simon

    Wrong. If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms. Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.

    Africans, Mestizos and Asians are different than Europeans. They create societies that fit their biology, just as we create societies that fit ours. It’s the hubris of whites that we just assume that everyone will become just like us if only they see the light. Baloney. They love our stuff, not us.

  24. “… America focuses more on transgender bathrooms and whether Bruce Jenner is a girl than on its endless and draining wars.”

    It’s all part of the secret plan: The PLA will think they’ve squared off against a bunch of girls, but will get their asses handed to them by men in skirts, just like the Scots gave it to the English from time to time.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  25. Ragno says:

    China doesn’t need to outdo the West. It just has to avoid declining with the West.

    No one will say it for fear of seeming Neanderthal? Ok, I’ll take the hit:

    Thanks, Jews!

    Thanks again for the relentless anti-white, anti-straight, anti-normality propaganda. Just think of where we could be – where we would be – if not for your insidious show of cleverness and racial one-upmanship fucking us all. It wouldn’t matter if it were the Chinese or the Chinooks….letting you money-change us into racial suicide, cowardice and treason could have only ever ended in our decline – as it has.

    Thank God the Asians can’t be cowed by Abrahamic superstition or invented genocides – never mind snarky editorials – into turning over the keys to the store to our One True Ally in this awful, awful world full of enemies. It will almost be worth joining the other dust devils of history, so long as you finally get cashiered out right after us, if not alongside us.

  26. @DFH

    Japanese and Chinese are certainly less productive per-capita than Europeans. Just look at how they do on the Nature index compared to even small European countries.

    Compared to Germanic countries of course because you guys are indeed doing very well. Compared to Slavic ones not necessarily. But yes we have a serious problem.

  27. @Anon

    All those things you mentioned are micro-innovations, not macro ones.

    I don’t deny that. We do have things such as XGBoost & LightGBM which the entire world use but yes you guys are doing much better especially per capita. I think the Hajnal line indeed matter a lot. Japan in fact does well compared to whites outside the Hajnal line per capita but yes most great things of not just the modern world or even before that are created by Caucasoids.

    We want to do well in the future, not rewrite history so that our ancestors did really great in the past.

    The problem for East Asia was it tended to suppress spark-mentality and, besides, the wood was wet with tradition and customs.

    Yep. Thankfully there is CRISPR and in the future genetic engineering. We have to fix that.

    • Replies: @Oleaginous Outrager
  28. @Godfree Roberts

    His name is He Jiankui, not He Jianku.

    Well, the fact that we reached that first is solely due to the fact that you guys are too afraid to be considered “muh Nazis” to do so.

  29. Anon[372] • Disclaimer says: • Website
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Wrong. If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms. Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.

    Not really. Sweden and Canada instituted censorship BEFORE diversity really took hold.

    Also, there are plenty of diverse Latin American nations with ‘anything goes’ attitude. No one’s gonna go to jail for saying ‘faggito’ in Peru. Indeed, many people from diverse nations are politically incorrect and say all sorts of crazy shi*.

    PC predated Diversity. Diversity, of course, makes things worse, not least because PC teaches non-whites to favor censorship over freedom. But if the ruling elites were for Free Speech, non-white immigrants might go with that instead.

    In a way, diversity can make for more freedom and tolerance. The rise of ethnic diversity in the US with mass migration made the nation freer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Anglo-Americans became more tolerant of differences, and immigrant groups valued the freedom of America that they didn’t have in their homelands in the Old World.

    And it’s possible that most non-whites might be for freedom IF the current ruling elites of Jews and white cucks were pushing free speech instead of PC.

    Consider. There was a time when the Democratic Party was more for free speech and tolerance than the GOP was. Back then, blacks and non-whites voted for Democrats. They were voting for more free speech and less censorship. So, what changed? It’s because Jews at the top decided they got the power, and free speech must be clamped down because it may criticize Jewish power.

    Most non-whites are sheep and just go along with what the elites say.

    The decline of free speech has less to do with Diversity than with Jewish Power at the top.
    Poland is still mostly Polish, but it has stringent ‘hate speech’ laws and why? Jewish influence.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @KenH
  30. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Wrong. If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms.

    Yep.

    (NE) Asians are different than Europeans. They create societies that fit their biology, just as we create societies that fit ours.

    Yeppo. We will try to fix the conformism problem in my race and hope that things will work out. Let’s be parallel civilizations.

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
  31. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    I’d agree with that. But under that scenario, China will still become the dominant world power. We’re on our way to be a sort-of Brazil of the North. Well, Brazil doesn’t do much on the world stage.

    Yep and just like Japanese people in Brazil we NE Asian people will not be able to tolerate living in an increasingly African and mestizo America.

    That’s why I support WN. If WN comes to power we will have to go because we aren’t white. If WN does not come to power we will still have to go because a mestizo America is just going to be so poor and dangerous that it will be uninhabitable for the NE Asian race. Since we have to leave at some point anyway I would rather prefer WN rule in America and Canada because it is better to the world.

    Anyway after commies get ousted in China and NK if the countries remain stable there will be no reason for me to remain here.

    • Replies: @Frau HausMaus
    , @Herald
  32. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Well, let’s do a thought exercise and simply assume that this is 100% true, that the Chinese can’t invent anything, just copy, steal and maintain what whites invent.

    Our invention rate per capita is indeed much lower than that of whites in the Hajnal line but it isn’t anywhere close to zero. The amount of Nobel Prizes in science per capita in Japan is actually higher than that in Russia and Poland.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_Nobel_laureates_per_capita#Scientific_prizes

    I estimate the NE Asian innovation rate to be about 20%-25% of the white one based on recent advances.

    China will become the dominate power.

    Well, nobody knows. Maybe Japan will. Japan has much higher social unity compared to China. If they use CRISPR to boost IQ to 150 and improve creativity first maybe they will rule the world. With future technologies that can actually change racial features nobody can predict the future.

  33. @Anon

    Also, there are plenty of diverse Latin American nations with ‘anything goes’ attitude. No one’s gonna go to jail for saying ‘faggito’ in Peru. Indeed, many people from diverse nations are politically incorrect and say all sorts of crazy shi*.

    I won’t say that they are necessarily politically incorrect, just that their taboos don’t overlap that much with taboos in liberal white countries.

    PC predated Diversity. Diversity, of course, makes things worse, not least because PC teaches non-whites to favor censorship over freedom. But if the ruling elites were for Free Speech, non-white immigrants might go with that instead.

    I love free speech. Well, I don’t really care that much about the Negroid-mestizo mess here any more since I can’t fix the mess and that there will be no way for NE Asian people to safely exist in a mestizo country any way. I just want the commies gone. Then a free NE Asia in general and a free China in particular will be the most modern and developed place on this planet. We will go back to the land of metros, skyscrapers and high-speed railways while watching the mess in shitholes (e.g. Negroland) on the internet as real life horror movies.

    • Replies: @Montefrío
    , @haole
  34. @Anon

    The U.S. is in decline.

    US is both going up and down.

    Certain sectors are doing better than ever. Also, US continues to be the top magnet of talent around the world.
    But in other ways, it is falling apart.

    Much of US will end up worse but much of it will get richer.

    US will be like a hyper Latin American nation with great riches and great poverty.

    Why? Because of cognitive diversity. Whites almost live like they were still in Europe. NE Asians almost live like almost we were still in NE Asia. Mestizos almost live like they were still in Latin America. Sub-Saharan Africans almost live like they were still in Sub-Saharan Africa. When all the peoples above live together the world is concentrated into a city or town. Of course there are great riches and great poverty.

  35. KenH says:
    @Anon

    Consider. There was a time when the Democratic Party was more for free speech and tolerance than the GOP was.

    Sure, but that was also a time when the Democrat party had much whiter demographics as did the entire nation.

    The rise of ethnic diversity in the US with mass migration made the nation freer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Not sure how you measure freedom at that time or prove that America was freer in 1915 with greater ethnic diversity (among Europeans) than it was in 1870. And correlation isn’t necessarily causation.

    The importation of diversity in the form of black African slaves led to a bloody civil war from 1861-1865 and the loss of Constitutional rights for those that displeased “honest” Abe Lincoln.

    Thanks to the presence of blacks and now masses of other non-whites, whites have no freedom of association and are denied homogenous schools, neighborhoods and work places. Whites were freer and better pre 1965 than post 1965 racially diverse America which saw whites and blacks effectively trade places.

  36. Biff says:
    @Simply Simon

    Sorry, I was being sarcastic.

  37. @Patricus

    Thank you for the comment. This subject has intrigued me for years. Have you published your research online? I would like to examine your data.

    • Replies: @Patricus
  38. Biff says:
    @Patricus

    Moving people by rail is not efficient.

    You’re bad at math.

    • Replies: @Sam J.
  39. Alfa158 says:
    @unit472

    That was true in the past, but I think “turning guns on each other” means that in China the people presently in charge don’t hate their legacy populace, are happy to let them thrive and won’t turn the guns on them as long as those people allow them to stay in charge.
    Meanwhile in USA the people presently in charge don’t care even if they are being left in charge. They aren’t taking any chances with the legacy population, want them subjugated and eventually replaced, and would be happy to turn the guns on them if needed.

  40. @Anon

    US will be like a hyper Latin American nation with great riches and great poverty.

    Fred will love it!!

  41. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    We simply won’t have the money or talent to maintain a global military and cultural presence.

    Maybe you don’t actually need a global military and cultural presence. Maybe you’d be better off without those things.

    The rest of the world would certainly be better off without the U.S. global military and cultural presence.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  42. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.

    That freedom is declining because it’s not in the interests of the mega-corporations and the banks that run the world for people to have freedom. Which is why freedom is being eroded throughout the western world.

    It has nothing to do with immigrants.

    There are lots of valid arguments against immigration but this is not one of them.

    • Agree: Herald
  43. @EastKekistani

    We will try to fix the conformism problem in my race and hope that things will work out.

    I wonder, though, how much that might end up undermining social cohesion, which is one of the greater strengths of East Asia.

    Let’s be parallel civilizations.

    Agreed!

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  44. anon[216] • Disclaimer says:

    does this mean all the black and brown parasites will be heading on over to China?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  45. @EastKekistani

    Thank you for your support.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  46. @Ragno

    Here’s an alt-right animation, “Yellow Dawn”, that playfully argues that white males would be better off as merely 2nd class citizens under Asian rule than 6th or so under: Jews, muslims, trans, gays, blacks and women:

    https://www.murdochmurdoch.net/video/?play=Yellow%20Dawn

  47. Patrick says:

    Thanks for clearing up the misconception about Asians not being creative. Asians ARE creative. Some people mistake Asian politeness for weakness, but Asian politeness is simply the desire to create a society that affords people enough breathing room to relax, if a person has to constantly guard themselves from being disrespected by rude people it creates a culture that is hard for people to sit and contemplate things. Being rude is important at certain times but a culture of rudeness is not a good idea because it can weaken the nation, national strength is based on cooperation.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  48. Tsigantes says:
    @unit472

    Trains may be obsolete in USA (your assertion) but they certainly are not in Europe, a smaller and much more densely populated place. Most suburbanites across the continent commute to work on various short legs of long distance trains and trains are the ideal inter-city transport. Europe has excellent highways but if everyone took to the roads (assuming they have cars, which a surprisingly large percentage don’t) the EU would grind to a halt and stay halted.

  49. @unit472

    Rubbish. When it comes to moving large amounts of freight between major centers which is 90% of freight movement in a country then rail is far ahead of roads. The cost per tonne per km especially including maintenance, energy and safety are all way ahead. Your silly thinking is what made the USA what it is today. A basket case living in yesterday’s Hollywood propaganda. Keep it up drongo.

  50. anon[423] • Disclaimer says:

    “Well, nobody knows. Maybe Japan will. Japan has much higher social unity compared to China. If they use CRISPR to boost IQ to 150 and improve creativity first maybe they will rule the world.”

    That’s a good point. Forced sterilisation of women with disabilities was only abolished in 1996 in Japan, and their courts now want to sterilise transexuals. I’m not necessarily endorsing that as it sounds quite inhumane, but it does possibly point to the possibility that they may adopt eugenic policies once the Chinese get started. The latter half of the 21st century could then be a contest between a newly ascendant Japan and her alliance with what’s left of the West vs. China.

  51. Well I see on review that many responses demonstrate exactly why the US led West is in decline and at the same time give beautiful examples of how the denizens of the system can be blind to its collapse in progress. Gorgeous really. I’m a Westerner manufacturing business owner. The product we make in plastics is now almost exclusively made in China, we’re the last standing manufacturer in our industry in our state in Australia. The Chinese may have copied our technology and products, they did, I was witness to direct theft disguised as investment interest in this very industry….but they now do it better and cheaper. They may be making a lower class product as far as materials go but this is only due to the fact their Western partners are requesting this level of quality. Much as I hate the fact, China is the rising power and the US led West or US Empire as I think of it, is finished.

    They might be known for making cheap sub-standard crap sold to the West but you may gave to look closer to home for the reasons for this. When it comes to the things they need to work, I suspect there will not be many problems.

    Their missiles will work fine, even if the US ones all fall from the sky because of cheap Chinese parts.

    • Agree: Miro23, Mr McKenna
    • Replies: @Sin City Milla
  52. @unit472

    What about that problem of the sand shortage? Opening up the billion-person nation of China, as American elites did to gain access to low-wage labor, has led to the loss of the US middle class. It has also caused a great swallowing of the world’s natural resources.

    A guy has written a book about sand, the main component of the reinforced concrete that is used to construct fancy bridges for high-speed rail and everything else that fuels China’s infrastructure frenzy. Apparently, sand is running out, and they can recycle concrete only at great expense.

    Another issue is the chemical composition of concrete, which turns out to have a shorter shelf life than non-man-made building products. Many American bridges need repair since they’ve received no attention in 50 years. Aging concrete might be a big part of it. The Chinese will face the same thing a few years down the road.

    As for their surveillance tech, you could call that progress or backtracking away from individual liberty, which used to be regarded as the cornerstone of human progress. American companies, too, are trying to hook people up to devices that monitor everything, removing all privacy, with the upside that we will all be safer.

    They will be able to detect illnesses and dangers, but after people have ceded all of their privacy and quality of life, they’ll see that the same problems are still there, including the issues of an unaffordable health care system and a police state that can crush liberty without protecting people from violence most of the time, etc., etc.

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
    , @Herald
    , @dfordoom
  53. @KenH

    Christianity is not a Levantine religion. It is a Galilean religion, the religion of El (Eloihim in the plural) a God of love, not hideous YHWH, the religion of the tribe of Judah. How you made the segue from Christianity to Jewish rule eludes me.

    Rather than Levantine, did you mean leviathan?

    Is today Let’s Be Dumb Day in America. Approval of Frankenchildren, dislike of Choo-choo trains, ignorance of causality in AIDS, “Levantine” religions, an assessment that the Chinese are just plain dumb. Wake up! This is Unz Review, you’re not only allowed to think here, you’re urged to do so.

    Let me tell you about the Levant. We get Oscars from the Levant.

  54. Franz says:
    @Ragno

    Thank God the Asians can’t be cowed by Abrahamic superstition

    Go easy on thanking Gawd there, pal.

    China has the largest bible factory in the world in their south… and they make them for local as well as international consumption.

    The docility of European civilization vis-a-vis Moishe’s volcano god was not lost on certain sectors of Chinese elites, it was said to me. False news? Not sure, because it could be discreetly allowed for the rural areas without much of anyone else knowing.

    Trust me on this, there is a China Card the Chosen will play, if one is required.

  55. Miro23 says:

    Beijing is clearly bent on Making China Great Again–as why should it not? Meanwhile America focuses more on transgender bathrooms and whether Bruce Jenner is a girl than on its endless and draining wars. China sends its brightest to the world’s best technical school while America makes its universities into playpens for the mildly retarded. The country crumbles but spends drunkenly of defective fighter planes it doesn’t need in the first place.

    The US is a very rare case of a successful Inclusive type society regressing to the failed 3rd World Extractive type. It crumbles with every kind of social pathology while it’s untouchable hyper rich elite loots everything of value.

    Where I don’t agree, is that it won’t go on a whole lot longer. 3rd World countries stumble on from one crisis to the next for decades/centuries – albeit with the important exception that they aren’t nuclear powers.

    In the worst case, the US becomes an irrelevant radioactive island situated a long way away between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

  56. Medvedev says:
    @unit472

    Wheel is a Neolithic technology. F*ck wheels!

    • LOL: utu, TomSchmidt
  57. WHAT says:

    Lol, Reed sees diminishing returns from shilling for latrinos, so he’s flexing on Robers’ turf. No cigar, this cucking lot is already taken Fred.

  58. Quite eine vernünftige Landschaft the Chinese enjoy.

  59. fred about to move to china?

  60. @unit472

    Your interstate highway is the great way to waste non renuable resources while hauling useless piece of ass wighting 200 lbs along with 2 tons of metal which is going to be replaced due to rust , wear and tear rather soon. Do not forget potholes and constant need to repair those roads. Various kinds of railed transportation and public transportation vehicles present much more economical and safe way preserving valuable resources for longer use. So, who is a fool?

    • Replies: @Wally
  61. I am pretty sure within few decades all this aspirations about Chinese rise will become another disappointment. The country is in demographic overshot ever since last century and depends upon the rest of the world to just keep going in terms of resources and those will not be given to China in the future. I see it as another cycle in Chinese history that is going to end. Interestingly, this sort of articles tend to proliferate when some trend is about to end. Be it Japan, real estate or China now.

    • Replies: @Vidi
  62. I was coming to USA 16-15 years ago and I did not like the country or people. Have not been there ever since despite living in Canada. Looks like things are a lot worse and USA is going deservingly down the drain. Fitting end for ignorant psychopathic nation that just cannot get along with anyone, has constant need to interfere in others affairs and is parasite on humanity neck.

  63. ‘murica got the Hyperloop it deserves.
    Greatings from the land of the real greatest generation.

  64. SteveH says:

    Napoleon said, “When China awakes, the world will tremble!”. This is just the beginning.

  65. Realist says:
    @jbwilson24

    It is shocking to me that a country with relatively low levels of diversity is such a STEM powerhouse. It’s almost like China has something that is even more useful than diversity. Hmmm…

    It’s called high IQ.

  66. Of course one reason that China seems to be overtaking the US is not racial*, per se, but ideological.
    China still has a nationalist identity — that is, individuals are encouraged to excel within the context of the national interest. The US has its “patriotism”, but no national plan, no unified endeavour.
    The US wastes 100’s of billions on wars. China… not.
    China has been actively going after corruption, the US has created a culture (a religion) of corruption.
    The US bullies allies; China seeks economic integration with allies (belt & road, the China investment bank etc).
    * Racial unity can be a great asset. Diversity can be a huge problem — ie the US. Diversity can work…however, it needs to be done slowly, cautiously & pragmatically. Most importantly, multiculturalism/immigration can not be ends in themselves — they must serve national interests (ie not the selfish interests of secretive ethnic groups or elites seeking cheap labour & low training costs etc)

    • Agree: NoseytheDuke
  67. Realist says:
    @lavoisier

    The Jews can be a very innovative and enterprising group of people, but they do not do very well at maintaining or advancing a civilization once they gain control.

    Enterprising yes….. innovative not so much. Jews are not so great at inventing save for coming up with financial products that make them rich at the expense of the goyim.

  68. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Biff

    Freedom of what ? freedom to buy coca cola or pepsi cola . you , slaves of the politically correct aberrations .

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
  69. Our army is controlled by the psychopathic bloodsuckers in Israel and their scumbag treasonous buddies here in the USA.

  70. Realist says:
    @Anon

    US is both going up and down.

    UIf that a euphemism for screwing everyone….I agree.

  71. @Anon

    Like Chicago. But now the [email protected] riot downtown! But its OK the police are very tolerant!

  72. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    China cooperates with other countries , or pretends to cooperate . China is offering ” routes of silk ” to Europe , Russia , Latinamerica , Africa , proposing win-win agreements .

    Presently the US is threatening most of the world with commercial sanctions , embargoes , legalistic dirty tricks , trade veto ,and coups and military actions ( 800 military occupation bases around the globe ), The US seems to believe in the philosophy that the winner ( meaning the US ) takes it all , and the losers ( the rest ) deserve nothing , what only can foster resistence to the US , and eventually counterattack .

  73. @Truth

    Maybe his mamacita is a chino!

  74. Bill P says:

    Fred, you only saw what China wanted you to see. Two weeks is nothing in China. It wouldn’t be much in the US, but in China it’s even less because China is a land of masks and illusions.

    The reason people are returning to China is purely for the money, which comes from what our own Western elites gave them. When they make their money they’ll leave again. Check the discussions about whether it’s better to live in China or Taiwan. Everyone says Taiwan is a much better place to live, but it’s hard to earn a good salary there, so a lot of people go to China for work. This is a result of Western economic treason, which I’m sure you are fully aware is rampant.

    Scratch the surface and you’ll find the harsh truth about China. It’s a dog-eat-dog society, free only for grift and social climbing. The innovations are haphazard, based on little physical, social or legal foundation. As always they are built on the backs of the struggling masses, who are annihilated one by one by the ruthlessness of the system.

    China produces exceptional people, but through a process of relentless grinding that crushes the best of their race. The genius of China lies in its profound tragedy, which hangs over the entire civilization like a shroud. No sparkling things can change that.

    God bless the Chinese. They will need it, and they deserve it.

    • Agree: Random Smartaleck
  75. @EastKekistani

    We want to do well in the future, not rewrite history so that our ancestors did really great in the past.

    So you wazn’t kangs? You’ll never make it in America.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  76. @EastKekistani

    Well, nobody knows. Maybe Japan will. Japan has much higher social unity compared to China.

    They both have pretty serious demographic issues, of different varieties. Counting one’s domestic fowl prior to their nascence is rarely a successful strategy.

  77. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    I think Mr. Simon’s and your reasons are both valid. It’s true that Libertarian values cannot survive when the population density gets to the level near, say, China for example. China has been overpopulated for so long (more people in the mid 1800’s then America has NOW!) that all concepts of freedom as Americans used to understand it has been long-ago bred out of them. All of that “a man’s home is his castle” stuff doesn’t apply much when people live cheek-by-jowl in teeming cities that most Americans would rightly not feel comfortable in.

    However, I completely agree, CoSC, that if we hadn’t been importing people for 50 years* that have no background genetically/culturally of understanding of the rule of law, not men, wouldn’t know freedom if it bit them on the ass, and will vote tribally before they could ever think of voting for what’s right per US Constitution (which they crammed on, for the citizenship test, if they even took it!). The idiots who write Reason magazine really ought to do a survey in the “undocumented community” and/or Chinatown (lots of overlap there) and find out how many new Reason subscribers they are likely to pick up there. I’d take a first guess at 1 in 100,000 – not quite enough to make it all worth it.

    The 1st population-based cause of our loss of liberties and the 2nd just add together, but I think the Socialist lawmaking in the 1960’s by WHITE PEOPLE beat hell out of all of that anyway. It’s just that with the new population level and demographics thereof, turning it around will not be possible.

    .

    * with a few exceptions – some of the Vietnamese that escaped in the mid 1970’s and arguably some of the Cubans (not the Muriel criminals) and the few E. Europeans that got out.

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  78. Herald says:
    @EastKekistani

    You should go now. There’s nothing to keep you here.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Truth
  79. @TheNorthStar

    I know I’m probably gonna get another argument from one of Godfree’s Commintards here, but that Maglev train, as fun as it is getting up near 300 mph for 8 bucks (round trip, if I recall right), does not make money and is a white elephant. It’s an impressive white elephant, but still. If that technology was the way to go, those high-speed rail routes all over China would have been done using it.

    Mr. Reed is right that the Chinese like to build up high. I think it’d be the best time and place ever in the world to be a civil engineer, right in today’s China. That doesn’t mean it’s all innovation, but just a hell of a lot of hard work, which the Chinese are good at. Americans have been known to work both hard and smart, even better, but we live in a system that does not encourage hard work or even being smart. Mr. Reed’s comparison of our transgender bathroom and other silliness attest to that in this age of Peak Stupidity.

  80. @Truth

    Fred is paid in pesos and it’s still much too much for the output.

    • LOL: Truth
  81. @Patricus

    For long-distance travel, it’s a matter of competing with jet airliners, Patricus too. The latter are obviously efficient enough, as they make money (lately!). Just as the airliners need that big infrastructure of the 1 1/2 to 2 mile long, > 2ft. thick concrete runways, taxiways etc., these trains are even more costly in sunk costs with that huge amount of elevated concrete place to hold those tracks. Therefore, the frequency of service if very important in the pay-off. Are there enough people that really need to go between the 2 cities daily to make it pay? I don’t know.

    Why would weight be that much of an issue, if you simply accelerate once, cruise for 2 hours or so, and then decelerate? I don’t think it’s much of a factor.

    The real difference, as Peak Stupidity described in “We all like trains”, followed up by “Trains in the Orient vs. America”, an important difference between our countries is that, due to black violence and disfunction, not enough Americans live in inner cities to make high-speed rail between those cities viable. Additionally, America has a whole lot of more open space between big cities that make flying more efficient. Read those links for a better explanation.

  82. anon[293] • Disclaimer says:

    Innovation includes Bacon.

    • LOL: MAOWASAYALI
    • Replies: @Sean
  83. One more comment, this one as a reply to Mr. Reed’s article itself:

    I remember hearing in the 1990’s that China was going to be the superpower of the 21st century, while America would decline. I’ve got to give those forecasters a lot of credit for recognizing potential. Potential was all they had to go by, as China still had, what 5 – 10% of America’s economic might back then.

    I will say, I was much younger then and didn’t see the big picture. During the dotcom 1.0 internet era, and after the Orient’s money crisis in ’98, it was even harder to believe the proponents of China’s ascendancy.

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
  84. @Oleaginous Outrager

    I could claim that I waz kang if I want to. In fact based on surname alone I may even have a legit claim. However I don’t. Why? Because I’m not a fucking Negroid pest.

    You will never make it in America.

    If “make it” means “Africanize” or “getting accepted by the Judeo-Negroid system” I don’t want to make it.

    If you meant “remain in America indefinitely” we can’t either simply for being NE Asian. America either will or will not become a WN state. In case it will NE Asian people will leave. In case it won’t NE Asian people will also leave simply because most of us (the kind who does not do business in Latin America and Africa) can not tolerate Mexican level of crime. Mestizos and Negroids are just violent enough to be unpredictable and dangerous to us. This is a key reason why I support WN.

  85. @KenH

    while America makes its universities into playpens for the mildly retarded.
    ———————————————————————————–
    “mildly retarded” – Bingo! all anyone has to do is have a small conversation with one of our “college graduates” and it is very apparent they are at least, mildly retarded.

  86. @Herald

    Well, Xi’s regime is erratic and actually even a bit Mao-like. Anti-“corruption” purges are really just political purges mostly against Jiang’s faction. A lot of business has closed. Moreover he has the stupid idea that confronting America is a wonderful idea.

    This is why I will wait until this fucker is gone. An actual republican China will definitely be better than the Africanized America. The best white and Indian minds and even the Silicon Valley itself will arrive at NE Asian countries such as Singapore for work and entertainment one day simply because white and Indian entrepreneurs and techies don’t have much higher tolerance for blackness and mestizoness compared to us.

    • Troll: Biff
    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @Reezy
  87. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Agreed–China does need spies or hackers. All they need to do is sit and wait. The corrupt US ruling elite is dumber than rocks–greedy and stupid is a dangerous combination.

    Of course corruption and ignorance is so human that the Chinese leadership may not be able to resist its lure.

  88. @anon

    does this mean all the black and brown parasites will be heading on over to China?

    Yes. Some of us are already worried about that. There are several online communities in China that are essentially just like Ni*germania because some of us know very well how awful Negroids are. I do believe we need to spread the videos about Negroids fighting more all over NE Asia (and in fact the entire non-Negroid world). I will do my part.

  89. @Frau HausMaus

    You’re welcome! We civilized high-IQ peoples have to stand together against the increasingly ludicrous Negroid problem.

  90. @EastKekistani

    Our invention rate per capita is indeed much lower than that of whites in the Hajnal line

    I was wondering why you bring the Hajnal Line in this context about innovation when it has nothing to do with it but rather biological procreative productivity; i.e the number of children, not the number of patents, one churns out.

    From wikipedia:

    The Hajnal line is a border that links Saint Petersburg, Russia and Trieste, Italy. In 1965, John Hajnal discovered it divides Europe into two areas characterized by different levels of nuptiality. To the west of the line, marriage rates and thus fertility were comparatively low and a significant minority of women married late or remained single; to the east of the line and in the Mediterranean and select pockets of Northwestern Europe, early marriage was the norm and high fertility was countered by high mortality.

    While this may have been true prior to 1965, I’d say it’s probably evened out by now, or even reversed as the immigrants who dominate western Europe are procreating at greater rates. Does this line even exist nowadays, and of what relevance is it in any context other than as a recent historical curiosity?

    Are you sure you are even familiar with the terminology you are using in your numerous posts?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  91. @EastKekistani

    “[T]here will be no way for NE Asian people to safely exist in a mestizo country any way.”

    That’s simply not so. Perú has a large and influential Japanese presence: one of them was president and his daughter nearly was. More and more small grocery stores are being bought up by Chinese in Argentina. The list goes on.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  92. Most Americans have no idea how wonderful cities can be. You guys allow Negroids to ruin them and then explain the mess by claiming that there is such a thing as “urban decay” any sufficiently advanced civilization experiences.

    Well, news flash: There is no “urban decay” in Japan and Singapore even though both are very developed countries. Why? Because they have almost no Negroids, Australoids or mestizos. When you have these interesting peoples in A you just have A destroyed. Since A tends to be a city in the West sociologists reached a wrong conclusion, namely cities inherently tend to decay. If they mostly concentrated in rural areas there would have been “rural decay” instead of “urban decay”.

    This is what you guys could have without Negroids.

  93. @Patrick

    Not all Asians are polite. I don’t think Chinese are particularly polite, and people in Hong Kong were probably the rudest I’ve come across (generalising of course, as we do).

  94. Sean says:
    @anon

    Pig farmers live as long as the average rock star. Bacon is the worst; the bowel tumours are bad enough, but it also increases the risk of the much feared pancreatic cancer.

  95. KenH says:
    @Macon Richardson

    It is a Galilean religion

    Galilee was in the Levant. Try again.

    How you made the segue from Christianity to Jewish rule eludes me.

    Put on your thinking cap for a minute. Christians generally view Jews as the chosen people and meekly defer to them. Fundamentalists worship them. Christians generally believe in the Marxist concept of racial equality adn they will tell you that gawd does not like (white) racists and that Jesus loves everyone except whites who don’t hate themselves, of course.

    This enables Jews and their insidious anti-white agenda in the American diaspora.

    Is today Let’s Be Dumb Day in America……

    Lots of incoherent rambling so I suggest you submit to a drug test.

  96. @unit472

    Neither rail transport nor highway transport are obsolete. Both have their uses and both can be used where they suit their respective purposes to greater advantage. This isn’t a case of either/or.

  97. @Achmed E. Newman

    The real difference, as Peak Stupidity described in “We all like trains”, followed up by “Trains in the Orient vs. America”, an important difference between our countries is that, due to black violence and disfunction, not enough Americans live in inner cities to make high-speed rail between those cities viable.

    Yes. Since I’m an NE Asian born in NE Asia I know the contrast very well. I was shocked about the negative impact of Negroids on America. Basically a lot of phenomena in America can not be explained unless we take Negroids into account.

    “Urban decay” is an example I mentioned in my last post. You have mentioned another one. One fact many know but do not dare to say is that American life for civilized peoples is to a large extant about Negroid avoidance. That’s right.

    For example Costco, Sam’s Club and other warehouse clubs are usually stores in suburban areas that only advertise in mail and through highway billboards. Why? In order to reduce the possibility that Negroids will visit them.

    Another example: Why do so many people live in suburbs but neither cities nor rural areas? Because cities are awesome and important everywhere on this planet and America is clearly not an exception. Americans needs cities but can hardly live there due to Negroids. Hence people move to suburbs that are essentially substitutes for cities non-Negroids can enjoy.

    One last example: Why do the richest areas tend to have no public transportation at all? Again it is about Negroid avoidance. Any place a bus or a train can reach is a place Negroids can easily move to. Since Negroids are the most important cause of decline in America allowing a bus or a train to arrive at a town is very dangerous.

    See, all of these are about Negroids, Negroids and Negroids!

    • Replies: @Truth
  98. theMann says:
    @Godfree Roberts

    The reason there are so many HIV positives in China is because of the use of, and reuse of, dirty acupuncture needles.

    A nation that still hasn’t gotten the hang of basic medical sanitation doesn’t strike me as being the future of… anything really.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Joe Wong
  99. @Montefrío

    That’s simply not so. Perú has a large and influential Japanese presence: one of them was president and his daughter nearly was. More and more small grocery stores are being bought up by Chinese in Argentina. The list goes on.

    Well, non-Japanese Peruvians don’t like Japanese ones that much so it is a situation not very different from Chinese folks in Thailand. Argentina (and Chile, Uruguay) has some Amerind ancestry but is certainly a lot more functional than a lot more Amerind countries such as Mexico and Paraguay.

    • Replies: @Republic
  100. KenH says:
    @EastKekistani

    People I’ve talked to who’ve traveled to Japan marvel that you can walk their city streets 24/7 without fear and there’s no such thing as “no-go” zones. But this is just unconscionable so the Japs need to import masses of violent negroes and Muslims so they can be enriched.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Miro23
  101. @Commentator Mike

    I don’t think Chinese are particularly polite, and people in Hong Kong were probably the rudest I’ve come across (generalising of course, as we do).

    Right. In China it is more about not openly contradicting what your boss says rather than politeness. But in fact not many people actually agree with what their bosses like.

  102. @theMann

    The reason there are so many HIV positives in China is because of the use of, and reuse of, dirty acupuncture needles.

    There aren’t actually many HIV positives in China though. The HIV positive rate is still fairly low. I won’t say that dirty acupuncture needles are a major cause. Instead it is more about poor people selling their blood in Henan using dirty and reused needles.

    A nation that still hasn’t gotten the hang of basic medical sanitation doesn’t strike me as being the future of… anything really.

    This is already being fixed. I don’t really worry about that in the long run.

    What I do worry about is a bureaucratic and conformist culture as a consequence of thousands of years of the Leviathan & intensive agriculture. This may require genetic engineering to fix. Well, we can afford that anyway.

  103. @dfordoom

    Agreed. That is one point made by Fred in the article.

  104. @KenH

    People I’ve talked to who’ve traveled to Japan marvel that you can walk their city streets 24/7 without fear and there’s no such thing as “no-go” zones.

    Same for China and Singapore. It is the existence of no-go zones that took me some time to understand after me entering them multiple times simply because I couldn’t believe that a dangerous city actually exists.

  105. anarchyst says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Today’s immigrants have no understanding of what it is (supposed to be) like to be an American. Today’s immigrants are here in the USA “only for the money”.
    In fact, their view on the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the united States of America is that it is an unnecessary distraction to their goal of “making money”. Today’s immigrants actually propose changes to our Constitution that are not only unconstitutional, but take away the uniqueness of our founding documents, good examples being the push for unconstitutional limits on “free speech” or the advocacy for “gun control”.
    The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the united States are the only documents in the world that declare that human rights are “endowed by our Creator” and are NOT NEGOTIABLE.
    That being said, even native-born Americans have slipped away from that realization that our rights are not “granted by government” but are inherent in our being born and alive, and that much of what the federal government does is clearly unconstitutional.
    Every other country has a “constitution” document of one sort or another, but in EVERY CASE, their “constitutions” that declare that “rights” are granted by their respective governments and can be limited or revoked by government at any time. This defines the rest of the world’s population as “subjects” of their respective governments–not “free men (citizens)” with inherent rights.
    There used to be a time when just about ANY immigrant who set upon the shores of America was not only grateful, but willing to shed his “old world” ways and support his adopted country. He might have not known the language, and found some American customs and practices “strange”, but he fully embraced the idea that he could be an AMERICAN. He not only embraced the American ideal, but made damn sure that his children fully appreciated the land in which they were born.
    Contrast that to today’s immigrant, who is only concerned about one thing–American dollars. Today’s immigrants care not about the founding principles of this country, the Constitutional principles in which our rights are endowed by our Creator, that our “rights” are not granted by government, and that the most important thing about being an American is the sense of freedom that he doesn’t want for himself or his offspring.
    Today’s immigrant brings his “old-world” customs and squabbles here, demanding that native-born Americans kowtow to him and change THEIR ways to accommodate his “old-world” ways. His children are not encouraged to become Americans and fully assimilate, but are required to maintain their “old-world” customs and ways, even if they run counter to American customs and mores. These old-world customs and ways quite often are criminal in nature, and do nothing to endear him to native-born Americans. He just does not want to assimilate.
    Today’s immigrants do not deserve to be here and should go back to where they came from.

  106. @Commentator Mike

    I was wondering why you bring the Hajnal Line in this context about innovation when it has nothing to do with it but rather biological procreative productivity; i.e the number of children, not the number of patents, one churns out.

    Well, I was addressing the assumption by @Citizen of a Silly Country because it is fairly inaccurate even though it does not affect his/her argument.

    I obviously care about the latter a lot more than the former. Since NE Asian productivity is rising all the time I’m obviously more and more focused on the few areas where we are still a lot behind the most productive people in the world, namely Germanic people. High quality papers in Science and Nature & Nobel Prizes are among them. We already have long lifespan, modern infrastructure and nukes. Living standards are improving. Now we need to fix innovation.

    Does this line even exist nowadays, and of what relevance is it in any context other than as a recent historical curiosity?

    I don’t know. Well I obviously consider the line to be genetic, not geographical. This is why it is still relevant. As you have said the phrase “those within the Hajnal Line” should now be interpreted as “those white people whose ancestors in 1950 were within the Hajnal Line”.

    • Replies: @Sam Coulton
  107. Quote from article:
    America’s rotting and dangerous cities, swarms of homeless people, deteriorating education, antique rail, deindustrialized midlands, loony government, and ahe military sucking blood from the economy like some vast leech, and America will seem yesterday’s country. The phrase “national suicide” comes to mind.
    ………………..
    I am certain that key is in LOONY GOVERNMENT.

  108. TG says:

    The Americans who insisted and demanded that we ship our entire industrial base to China – so that a handful of rich people could get even richer off of all that (then) lovely cheap labor – are guilty of treason.

    We can’t undo what was done, but it should now be crystal clear: “Free Trade” is not a legitimate economic opinion. It is a fraud. The hucksters shilling for these “Free Trade” agreements may have fake Nobel Prizes in Economics (doesn’t really exist: see Wikipedia), and a string of impressive sounding degrees, but it’s all fake.

    “Free Trade” is treason. We can’t undo what was done – the horse has left the stable – but we can at least be clear about what happened.

  109. Corvinus says:
    @jbwilson24

    “I’m absolutely enthralled by their progress on eugenics-related matters…”

    That would be the Chinese elites, not the peasants.

    If the American government imposed an official one-child limit on all citizens, including whites, I doubt that most rightwing white racialists with eugenic leanings would be pleased.

  110. Corvinus says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    “If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms.”

    Whiteness is not equated to levels of freedom.

    “Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.”

    Are you able to buy a gun? Speak your mind**? Vote in elections? Pursue your own occupation? Marry who you want? Of course you can. So this “freedom is declining” mantra of yours is utter nonsense.

    **Remember, “free speech” is never “free”. There have always been consequences.

    “Africans, Mestizos and Asians are different than Europeans. They create societies that fit their biology, just as we create societies that fit ours.”

    No, our environment helps to share the society that is created by a group of people.

    • Replies: @Mark G.
    , @By-tor
  111. anarchyst says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Nothing beats the automobile for the ability to go “where one wants, when one wants”. Trains and buses might be viable for extremely long distances or even city transportation, but the automobile is still the preferred method of transportation for most Americans. Nothing compares to the the freedom that the automobile enables.
    Those on the left, the “urban planners”, environmentalists, and other communist types HATE the automobile, as it is impossible to control those who have the ability to travel on a whim, not constrained by bus or train schedules.
    If the leftists, communists, and environmentalists had their way, most of humanity (after a scientifically-engineered plague) that survives would be herded into cities, living in soviet-style high-rise apartments, limited to using trains and buses for travel–no cars allowed for the masses-“for our own good”.
    Of course, the intelligentia would have cars to get to their country “dachas”-off limits for us ordinary humans.
    Folks, it’s always been about CONTROL–nothing more.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  112. Yet another pointless article from F. Reed. He describes superficialities but is unwilling or unable to investigate underlying causes. His conclusions are therefore devoid of any rational merit whatsoever.

    In addition, he persists in writing with a forced cutesy style. No doubt he thinks he’s droll. Does he really believe he’s performing some kind of informative and/or entertaining service with these articles?

    Note to Ron Unz: Take Fred Reed off your list of contributors, and never let him waste anybody’s time again.

  113. anarchyst says:
    @lavoisier

    It’s not “smarts” or “IQ” that gives jews an advantage over gentile whites, but is their rabid insistence on cultural and social cohesiveness, insularity and nepotism (but only for themselves) that gives them an “advantage”. This same cultural and social cohesiveness that is prized so highly by jewish interests is denied to gentile whites. Jews, to a man will fight to deny this same cultural and social cohesiveness to gentile whites that they themselves enjoy as it is a major part of the jewish purpose–the destruction of gentile white culture, which IS superior to any jewish cultural or social society. If jews did not possess this power, they would most likely be rag merchants, liquor merchants, or furniture merchants–nothing more. As I have previously stated, jewish success is based on cultural and social cohesiveness and insularity–NOT “smarts” or “IQ”. Once enough jews get into a position of power in the work world or education systems, they will hire and promote their own, even bypassing more qualified gentile white candidates.
    Jews have latched on to cultural cohesiveness and nepotism, as it serves their purpose exceedingly well.
    At the same time, jews pushed the concept of racial “equality”, (but only for gentile whites), backing it up with “civil-rights” and “equal accommodation” laws which are enforced by governments–but only against whites. These “civil-rights” laws are used as a “battering ram” against gentile whites to diffuse and fragment any semblance of gentile white solidarity and cohesiveness that may arise.
    A great reckoning dealing with the jews is coming. As gentile whites become more marginalized, the accusation of being tagged as “racist” or a “holocaust denier” is rapidly losing its “sting”.
    Increasingly, jews are more wary of being “called out” and recognized as “jews”. One can call a jew a shyster, shylock, bankster, criminal or ne-er-do-well, and it will roll off his back like water off a duck, BUT call a jew a “jew”, and he will recoil in horror, having been “found out”…

    • Agree: Sin City Milla
    • Replies: @Thinker
    , @Sin City Milla
  114. @Godfree Roberts

    Apparently the outrage is coming from the Chinese too:

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-09/gene-editing-scientist-he-jiankui-may-face-death-penalty/10702246

    He has denied these rumours, but still it isn’t clear whether no action will be taken against him, and seemingly he has been barred from doing more research. Does anyone have any genuine truthful update on the state of this scientist and his research in China?

    He Jianku, the scientist in question, lived in a village 30% of whose people have HIV.

    According to wikipedia he was born in Loudi a city of 3,785,627 inhabitants, and from his bio it isn’t clear that he ever lived in any village. There is an AIDS village in China, Wenlou, where according to wikipedia over 65% of the residents contracted HIV, while according to the following article it only works out to 22%:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/peoplesdaily/article-3345794/Inside-China-s-AIDS-village-Heart-breaking-reality-poverty-stricken-community-200-residents-died-HIV-two-decades-dodgy-blood-donations.html

    You write:

    He Jianku’s conference presentation has the ethical issues mixed throughout the interview and question and answer period starting at about 1 hour and 28 minutes of the video.

    Which video? I don’t see a link to one in your article. Are you sure you didn’t just copy and paste your comment from somewhere else without even reading it? Fred’s article links this case to following article:

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/22/18192961/crispr-genetic-engineering-baby-ethics-scientist-china-investigation-he-jiankui

    with this headline:

    “China confirms scientist genetically engineered babies — and more are on the way
    The scientist, He Jiankui, is likely to face criminal charges”

    which is also misleading as it states that the research has been suspended by the authorities so how come “more are on the way”?

    I know wikipedia can’t be trusted but can we get some better quality information here on UR? There is too much to go through in all these posts and comments and I can’t go checking and rechecking what everyone writes, I’d like to be able to trust most of the commenters here.

  115. Will someone inform the dog and cat-eating yellows about Viagra so they stop grinding up endangered animals for dick pills?

  116. Sean says:
    @EastKekistani

    The list could be extended at length, to cover numbers of patents awarded, scientific papers published, quantum communications, investment in education and technological research and development, supercomputers and chip design and many other things.

    Interviewed by Sam Harris, Eliezer Yudkowsky said he was worried the Russians might take developments of Western advances such as AlphaZero amp them up, remove safety features, and run an advanced AI experiment. It is much more likely to be China .

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  117. @Sick of Orcs

    Will someone inform the dog and cat-eating yellows about Viagra so they stop grinding up endangered animals for dick pills?

    Well, Japanese and most Chinese don’t eat cats. In fact you should try to locate a restaurant or supermarket that sell cat meat outside the southern provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi. It is possible but hard because people generally don’t consider cats food.

    http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2009-02-18/135917240364_2.shtml
    http://news.ifeng.com/society/2/200901/0114_344_968598.shtml

    Killing or torturing a cat is a good way to get you attacked by a lot of netizens in China. This actually dated back to at least early 2000s. People will actually try to harm you if people know that you boast that you have tortured a cat to death.

    I agree that TCM is retarded (so are other trad medicines). We already know about Viagra but there are some more trad people who actually believes that endangered animals are somehow “natural Viagra”.

  118. @Sean

    Of course. This is why we need a council of sufficiently tech advanced ethnic groups and races to discuss things crucial to all humans without Negro whining which means it has to be done outside the UN.

  119. Jake Dee says:
    @Amerimutt Golem

    If by “borrowed” you mean negotiated and then paid for a production license with technology transfer provisions, then Yes.

  120. gritzle75 says:
    @Ragno

    Maybe not so “immune” to Jewish influence?

    Mao’s revolutionary Jews

    https://wideawakegentile.wordpress.com/2013/12/18/jews-in-china-mao-era/

  121. @Biff

    “But Americans have freedom dam it!”

    Free to be anything you choose.

    Free to wait tables and shine shoes.

  122. Wally says:
    @Sergey Krieger

    Much ado about nothing, comrade.

    If / when any resource becomes scarce it’s cost will rise, therefore other resources become more attractive. ‘Necessity is the mother of invention.’

    All forms of transportation require maintenance & replacement.

    Most people want choice and freedom in transportation.
    Choice & freedom to travel when & how they like. Not at the whim of ‘government’ whose only interest is taxation & control.

    And what is it that the Chinese do to as they acquire more wealth?
    Yep, you guessed it, buy cars.

    https://www.statista.com/topics/1100/automobile-sales-in-china/
    “The total volume of automobile industry sales in China reached 28 million units in 2016, around 24 million units out of which were passenger cars.
    The passenger vehicle segment includes sedans, sport-utility vehicles and multi-purpose vehicles. In terms of sales volume, commercial vehicles only took up a small part of the car market in China. The leading automobile manufacturer in China was SAIC Motor Corporation, with around 6.5 million units sold in 2016. Dongfeng Motor Corporation and FAW Car Co. came in second and third place, with about four million and three million units sold in 2016. “

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
    , @Vidi
  123. It’s high time to ring the warning bell. However, it looks like the US elites are too far gone the way of degeneration, so bells won’t help w/o changing elites. The US economy is being bled dry by MIC profiteers. Nobody did more damage to the country than those greedy bastards, all those Bin Ladens, Kims, or Saddams don’t even come close. By rights, several recent administrations and the majority of former and current members of Congress should get lengthy jail terms for high treason. Instead, these sleaze-balls are filling the airwaves with their lies, the gist of which is always the same: give MIC even more money.

    This is, indeed, national suicide, unless the course is dramatically changed. When you run your country into the ground, China or someone else (or several of these “someone elses”) are bound to come on top. Sad thing is, Pax Sinica is likely to be just as disgusting as Pax Americana. Only multi-polarity can make the world a decent place.

    • Agree: wayfarer
    • Replies: @Vidi
  124. Truth says:
    @jbwilson24

    LOL; A stem powerhouse where half the country works making Nikes for .54 an hour.

    • Replies: @SteveK9
  125. Republic says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Dr William Luther Pierce

    The Mestizo menace

  126. @Commentator Mike

    I don’t see a link to one in your article.

    Should read: “I don’t see a link to one in your comment.”

  127. Truth says:
    @Herald

    Keki, as we used to say back home, “don’t let the door hit you, where the good Lord split you…”

  128. Miro23 says:
    @KenH

    People I’ve talked to who’ve traveled to Japan marvel that you can walk their city streets 24/7 without fear and there’s no such thing as “no-go” zones.

    There should also be no such thing as a “no-go zone” in any advanced Western country either.

    So called “no-go zones” could be easily be cleaned out with the political will and police action – and it’s a failure of government if they aren’t. Once one or two “no-go zones” are seriously cleaned out, the rest will probably also disappear.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  129. Truth says:
    @EastKekistani

    Most Americans have no idea how wonderful cities can be…This is what you guys could have without Negroids.

    A street with 71 Neon signs in a row? Boy have I missed out.

    • LOL: Bliss
    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  130. @EastKekistani

    I was told that eating snakes helps to get it up. They say snakes are a real delicacy and an aphrodisiac.

    • Replies: @Assimilate or go home
  131. Truth says:
    @EastKekistani

    For example Costco, Sam’s Club and other warehouse clubs are usually stores in suburban areas that only advertise in mail and through highway billboards. Why?

    Because there were still open lots there big enough to build them, and the parking lots the require, dummy.

    • Replies: @JMcG
  132. Anon[253] • Disclaimer says:

    Fred and others,

    I am really sick of people constantly blaming Washington, American Citizens at large and the American Government for all of the Shitstorm that has landed on our heads and the heads of many poor folks elsewhere on this planet. The problem is Greed, Capitalist Greed and that is organized by a single most Greedy Group also known as Jews. These Capitalist Pig Jews have taken over the Governments of the US and Western Europe and have been in charge for 50 to 100 years or more. This did not just happen overnight. Our countries were stolen from us and there really was nothing the citizens could do without armed revolt which may be in the near future.

    Eastern Culture looks for the greater good of Society over the importance of the Individual. While not perfect it is the best attempt at the Community of Man on this planet. Nothing is perfect but the Chinese are at least are trying. The Pigs of Israel and their sycophantic asslickers who know only money are the scourge of humanity and could bring about the end of it if allowed to continue. China and Russia are not going to get on board the train to nowhere. The US and Western Europe have the dumbest most corrupt leaders in their collective histories and they have 1000 times more power than any of their predecessors. This is a Fred might say, “A real bad combination.” The viciousness and savagery of the West is astonishing but maybe not something new. The Europeans and Americans have always been savages but now with 1000 times the power and the internet publishing and recording it for all to see it becomes breathtaking, but not in a positive fashion.

    Jimmy Carter gave a sermon at his Church outlining how China become so preeminent in things that matter to humans. Bottom line, they have not been at Elective War with some one the last 235 years, like the United States of America has been. Its amazing how much you can do with money people and resources when your are not trying to take over someone’s country.

    I personally am a product of the hiccup of American History when the US actually tried to do something of importance besides kill people. It was of course a side effect of the Sputnik Terror but Science and Engineering without preconceived limits was allowed. Children like myself were found and then Educated to Think far outside the box as there was no box for us. We were elementary school children doing College Level classes in Chemistry, Mathematics, Literature, Humanities and Western and Eastern Civilization. A Liberal Arts Degree for the Gifted Children ages 8-13 years old. It certainly changed me. We were never told how intelligent we were but were told we could likely do anything we set our minds to accomplish. Hard to believe America could actually be American. No worries though, they killed that program 50 plus years ago.

    At the same time there was nearly unlimited funding for Science and Engineering. Technology exploded and we did send humans to the moon and brought them back safely. The people who contest this are like the anti-Vaxer’s and the Flat Earther’s. Just proof that if you eat your own Shit long enough you’ll get brain damage and it starts tasting like Chocolate to you. All of the great advances in Science can be traced back to the period of the 50’s-80’s. That is when the US stopped funding Science and put all the money into killing people. National Laboratories like Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, and other Weapons Labs have become Black Holes for money. Yes look at China and ask what has your Government done for you. Sorry, but I had no control over where the money got spent or now tremendously misspent in Science and Engineering. The Jews took that over too. Remember, you needed to be a Jew to get into a top school. So who do you think controls where the money went and why? Pigs are never satisfied and neither are Jews. Gluttony is a sin and the uncontrolled Greed of these people for money and power will be the end of the West.

  133. Republic says:
    @EastKekistani

    That’s simply not so. Perú has a large and influential Japanese presence: one of them was president and his daughter nearly was.

    Alberto Fujimori and his daughter,Keiko Fujimori, who ran for President are both currently in jail for corruption.

    Another former President committed suicide a few days ago just before he was to be arrested for corruption.

    Another former President Kucznski was arrested this month also for corruption.

  134. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:
    @lavoisier

    Why is this so? Why are their efforts often so destructive and inimical to progress?

    Because they’re not nation-builders.

    They only know how to operate as minorities feeding off the majority. Once they gain control, it’s a feeding frenzy for what’s left of the pie that is continually diminishing. When it’s all but dead, they find another friendly host. And repeat.

    Thus they have no ties to land. No permanent loyalties. They’re nomads and wanderers.

    They say that nature abhors a vacuum. Everything has a niche. This is their niche.

  135. @Anon

    Who could possibly object to importing HinPoohs by the millions? Whether crapping in the streets or flinging cow shit at each other, they are who we are.

    Aren’t they?

  136. @Miro23

    Exactly. They all need to be cleaned up. Start from Washington, DC and NYC. I don’t think just cleaning up one or two is sufficient to get the rest to disappear though.

  137. How many maglev tracks are their in Germany?

    • Replies: @Daniel Chieh
    , @Mitleser
  138. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    The problem for East Asia was it tended to suppress spark-mentality and, besides, the wood was wet with tradition and customs.

    Really? From whence do you suppose traditions/customs emerge? In the beginning, wasn’t it creativity? What is new becomes normal. What is successful becomes common. What is often done becomes tradition/custom. Eventually, success leads to its own sclerotic failure.

    In the near/distant future, something reminiscent of this will be said of Europeans. (Of course, like your statement, their statements will be false. Just because something is, that doesn’t mean it always was.)

  139. @Truth

    You are a Negroid. So I really don’t even know how to explain the phenomenon of modernity to you. It is likely that what we consider dangerous areas are actually inhabitable to you. Moreover it is likely that what we enjoy are not what you want at all. If I can’t convince you to appreciate Tokyo there isn’t that much I can do.

    Well, I will still try. Do you like the Apple Park?

    • Replies: @Truth
  140. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:
    @DFH

    Japanese and Chinese are certainly less productive per-capita than Europeans.

    Japan is following the West into the morgue of decline. China is just getting started. Update us with the new stats in 20 years.

  141. Anonymous[403] • Disclaimer says:
    @EastKekistani

    Maybe Japan will.

    I’m afraid Japan hasn’t budged in about 30 years. They’re not doing anything in the foreseeable future.

  142. @KenH

    It’s called the “Kalergi Plan.” Which is proceeding quite nicely, I’d say. Problem is, who will fight Israel’s wars once the US has been destroyed?

  143. Bliss says:
    @EastKekistani

    Looks like Chinatown. What’s the big deal? Massage parlors? Gambling dens? Tiger penises?

    No comparison whatsoever to Las Vegas…

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  144. @Achmed E. Newman

    There are some of us in the libertarian camp who address issues of race realism at Reason’s blog.

    Far too many libertarians, though certainly not all, view anti-racism as a cornerstone of libertarian doctrine. They fail to understand that anti-racism is anti-liberty, anti-prosperity, and, inevitably, anti-civilization.

    For the bleeding heart libertarian crowd, it matters not that one can be racist and yet not violate the NAP. It hardly matters to them because they do not view the NAP as the bedrock of libertarian thought.

    The Mason-Dixon line dividing paleo-libertarians from the virtue-signaling, proggy variety is the ambit of freedom of association: Paleos posit that if it is to mean anything, Sean has a right not to associate with DeSean whereas faux libertarians think Sean should be forced to associate with DeSean and if he doesn’t like it, he would be raycist.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  145. @Bliss

    Looks like Chinatown. What’s the big deal? Massage parlors? Gambling dens? Tiger penises?

    Chinatown isn’t China lol. Chinese who are Middle class and richer rarely live in Chinatowns even though we often visit them for nice and cheap veggies in the grocery stores.

    You should see what China looks like, not what Chinatown looks like.

    It is also completely ridiculous to believe that Tokyo is a huge Chinatown. Sigh. Yeah it’s all about massage parlors, gambling dens and tiger penises…never about things such as HQs of big companies, restaurants and department stores.. Sigh Negroid..

    • Troll: Biff
    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  146. annamaria says:
    @Truth

    Why have you assumed such a pompous name?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Truth
  147. @annamaria

    Because he is a Negroid. Negroid “truth” or “truff” means “lie”.

  148. haole says:
    @EastKekistani

    poor or working class asians will have opportunities in “negroland” selling fried chicken and booze. Rich asians will live in the high rent sections of negroland and can return to asia.

  149. @anarchyst

    I agree with the gist of your comment, Anarchyst. Self-driving cars are the next step to enable more control of our movements (the tracking they’ve got pretty well down now, what with everyone carrying around a piece of iEspionage (scroll down) on him voluntarily).

    Still, even if we end up being able to drive the interstates under our own control for some more years, my comparison was about airline travel vs. passenger railroads (in the links in the previous post) – say distance of 500 to 3,000 miles within our countries.

  150. FB says: • Website
    @Patricus

    Your comment [and that of others here badmouthing rail] proves you know nothing about physics…

    A train’s work or a car’s work is against friction not gravity [trains and cars aren’t airplanes]…and the coefficient of friction of steel wheels rolling on steel rails is an order of magnitude less than a rubber tire on asphalt…which is why trains are far more efficient than automobiles…the comparison is ridiculous…

    Roads and vehicles are expensive and inefficient and they completely destroy the countryside and related flora and fauna…not to mention that you also need parking to go along with all of those vehicles…

    The Chinese strategy of lifting both railways and roadways above the terrain on pillars…and also cutting long tunnels through hills is far superior…it’s the way it should be, all things considered…

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
    , @Sam J.
  151. Agent76 says:

    Mar 16, 2019 Are Chinese Girls “Breed Ready?”

    A hacker discovers China’s database of “breed-ready women.” Is this the CCP’s plan to combat the disastrous consequences of their One Child Policy, falling birth rates and an aging population?

    Nov 12, 2018 The Dark Side of China’s Skyscraper Boom

    Skyscrapers are popping up all over China, and may be doing far more harm than good.

    • Replies: @last straw
  152. That gene-editing crap is unbelievably vile Frankenstein insanity.

    I thought you people thought you had morals.

    And 5G is going to kill us all. You actually think that high doses of radiation are good for you. Never heard of brain cancer. Worships “science” like “science” actually is something, instead of just people doing things, usually wrong-headed and not-thought-out-well-enough.

    Insane. Just insane. Worshiping insanity like you do is so insaner we need a new word for it like megainsane.

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
  153. The Chinese would have rebuilt the World Trade Center in six months. It took us 13 years.

    We no longer have private property in America. People are proud to stupidly call it a “democracy” instead of “liberty”. Not one blade of grass shall be trod upon without 135 million votes in America today.

    Were that property private, meaning no regulatory agencies or planning/zoning, Municipal + State + Federal overlapping agencies for environment, safety, the children and apple pie… we would beat the Chinese at everything.

  154. @Macon Richardson

    They aren’t even going to notice that you just pointed out how everything they think is wrong. They will just go on repeating the wrong things they made up in their heads only because they fit with their prejudices. Such dumbbells. Sheesh.

  155. @Endgame Napoleon

    OK. Bridges are wrong.

    But rail is right.

  156. @Rabbitnexus

    You are just plain right sir. As if you even had to say it. It’s so obvious. Duh.

  157. CanSpeccy says: • Website

    A lot here about how America must do better. But do those with the power to make the necessary changes care?

    If the American elites are for global governance, why would they care about shit on the streets of San Francisco, America’s intellectual degeneration, or the progressive replacement of America’s founding European population by people of alien race, religion and culture?

    Once a global system of control is established, the citizens of the US and every other country will no longer be of any account except insofar as they are needed as the technically expert Morlocks to serve the New World Order Eloi.

    In fact, the mass of mankind will be seen as non-productive, wealth-destroying, environment-harming vermin to be eliminated either through state-managed reproductive failure — already underway throughout the most developed parts of the world, or a more rapid means, for example a virus engineered for lethality and uncontrollable spread, the vaccine against which will be available only to certain persons.

  158. @Plato's Dream

    IIRC Germany has mag elevators

  159. @unit472

    Yeah, I love these boneheads like sin city that don’t know any history.

    Of course, the Chinese turned their guns on one another. Like crazy. And not that long ago.

    And I’ll bet you the US Army, on the other hand, will not fragment, no matter what. Brainwashing is much more advanced in the US.

  160. FB says: • Website
    @Anon

    You make some good points with which I strongly agree…first and foremost that advancing hard sciences can only be done by a socialist style method of top down central effort and planning…in the US the two big examples of that were the Manhattan Project and the Apollo Program…’free enterprise’ on its own would never have produced something like that in a zillion years…

    The Soviet Union, despite being literally destroyed by the war became a science and technology superpower in the space of a couple of decades…again due to a top down determination and the allocation of human and material resources in a planned and organized way…

    Education and the programmatic cultivation of gifted children is another strong feature of socialist thinking…the overall good of society is and must be the guiding principle…this is very much in evidence in communist China…

    The country has allowed a limited and controlled capitalism because it makes sense…and it has lifted millions of peasants and street level entrepreneurs to prosperity…there are billionaires too, but they are being kept on a leash, instead of the oligarch class keeping the entire people on a leash…the communist party which watches over everything carefully and wisely may again turn on a dime and decide that these billionaires need to be crushed, the moment they have outlived their usefulness…

    China has been highly adaptive in this way for centuries, if not millennia…also will note that some commenters think that China is an ethnically homogeneous society…this is of course ridiculous…China is and has been an empire of many ethnicities, languages and religions for at least a thousand years…a lot of quite ridiculous misconceptions here as usual…

    • Agree: dfordoom
    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
    , @Biff
  161. Herald says:
    @Endgame Napoleon

    There’s a long span reinforced concrete road bridge, near home, which was built in 1933. It has had the necessary maintenance over the years, but no major repairs have been carried out. It may well last another eighty years or so with similar care. Not all concrete structures are destined to fall apart in the short term.

  162. @KenH

    It’s beautiful to see American ignorance on an intellectual site. Jewish management moved to China 20 years ago Einstein and took everything with it. Do you really believe China has transformed from a peasant economy to a high-tech powerhouse on it’s own? The Jews moved into China and brought with them the Communist system after WWII. Mao’s Jewish advisers guided him along his path of murder and population control. He was so successful, David Rockefeller said “the Chinese system under Mao has been so successful, it’s the model by which every country should be governed. The Chinese success is their reward for following their Jewish masters orders.

    Instead of blaming religion and so called barbarians from L.A., Africa and the M.E. you should just accept the fact that the American cuckhold mentality is the only reason why the US has been in decline. Your AngloZionistBritishIsrael masters and their Communists agenda cleverly disguised as the JudeoChristian religion have brought you to this point. Do you really believe as Trump says, “this is the best economy ever”? You really must be stupid, when reality tells us that it is impossible! Manufacturing is almost non existing, the Jews moved them overseas, Technology, Banking, Investments, Insurance, Construction have all moved out or are in the process. America is being supported by the Petrol Dollar, Arms Industry and an Overvalued Stock Market. As long as the US is allowed to print fake money, you will maintain your head above water.

    Just like they did in Germany after WWII…when the Jews packed everything and moved it to the US. And the US used that German technology to become the worlds strongest economy. Now China is the benefactor of everything the Jews packed in the US and moved to their New Host! Every time the market crashed, the Bank bailout, the Dot.com bubble, the 2 trillion missing at Pentagon, the Iraq and Libyan gold, all of that money went into financing the China Miracle! China has constructed brand new cities complete with roads, these cities are not even occupied. Today the US can’t even replace a crumbling bridge!

    The Barbarian Latin American, African and Middle Eastern disease infested people, are being imported into the US by Trump and his Zionist Masters, poor people in Africa don’t have means to get to Mexico without the assistance of a government! The US chose to use their wealth to create endless violence and war. The saying what goes around comes around, comes to mind. Cry all you want and blame anyone you want, when it comes down to the nitty-gritty, it was “You” the racist, impotent, short bus riding fool who didn’t have the balls to do a fucking thing about it! Unlike most people in the world, you have the weapons and are too scared to use them…You have to hand it to your Master’s they even thought about that. You can’t use the we weren’t allowed to have weapons excuse.

    Realist, do you still agree with this nincompoop! KenH the only correct thing you wrote, was the future looks bleak!

    • Replies: @MAOWASAYALI
    , @KenH
  163. @Agent76

    Mar 16, 2019 Are Chinese Girls “Breed Ready?”

    A hacker discovers China’s database of “breed-ready women.” Is this the CCP’s plan to combat the disastrous consequences of their One Child Policy, falling birth rates and an aging population?

    Nov 12, 2018 The Dark Side of China’s Skyscraper Boom

    Skyscrapers are popping up all over China, and may be doing far more harm than good.

    China Uncensored is a production of Falun Gong, a U.S. State Department funded anti-China organization. They tend to spread the worst kind of anti-China propaganda.

  164. Herald says:
    @Monotonous Languor

    Note to Ron Unz : Please take no notice of Monotonous Languor.

    As to underlying causes Fred has already referred to loony government, little point in looking any further.

  165. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    Here’s another admirer of Chinese dictatorship. A problem with this for many people, though, is when the dictator is a psychopathic mass murderer like Hitler, Stalin or Mao, or just a moron.

    • Replies: @FB
  166. @last straw

    Yes, and the very fact that the US spreads this kind of anti-China lies indicates that is has lost already and knows it.

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
  167. @EastKekistani

    Hajnal’s line is not definitively proven, but merely one man’s hypothesis, and at least one resarcher has claimed to have debunked the east-west divide. Hajnal had a scarcity of data to work with when he formulated his ideas.

    https://www.ssoar.info/ssoar/bitstream/handle/document/3036/ssoar-hsr-2005-no_3__no_113-szoltysek_et_al-between_traditional_collectivity_and_modern.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y&lnkname=ssoar-hsr-2005-no_3__no_113-szoltysek_et_al-between_traditional_collectivity_and_modern.pdf

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  168. @Wally

    Good for Russia. They will sell more oil to China. It will probably even help for Iran.

  169. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Really,

    Tell me Mr. High I.Q. 100% white man how such a smart and cultured society can bomb and kill members of their own High I.Q. 100% white race (Germans)? Tell how this brilliant white race allowed a monopoly game fake money system control the destiny of a country of immigrants? It wasn’t the low I.Q. black slaves, the brown races not even the white low I.Q. people that most of you identify as being from Eastern Europe. No, Sir…It was the high I.Q. Anglo Saxon whites that allowed the Jews in to their country and manage their Banking System. The same Anglo Saxon white high I.Q. people have caused just about every war in modern history and oppressed the other races. I agree with you that Africans, Mestizos and Asians are different from Europeans. We don’t create societies that worship the Jewish race to the point of destroying their own country for the benefit of Israel. No, sir we prefer to be left alone and live our life, but for some fucking reason High I.Q. 100% White people keep wanting to take that away from us! No one wants to be like you, who would want to be like someone that allows gay marriage, pedophilia, pornography, sexual abuse of women, starvation of babies in Yemen and the list is endless. No sir, I’m over 90% of white European blood and really sir, that is nothing to be proud about! I rather identify as low I.Q. brown person. I sleep much better!

    • Replies: @FB
    , @Anon
  170. Thanks for another installation of Why Fred Likes China. Or just the same one rehashed.

    We get it, Fred. We get it.

    Here you sound like a teenager talking about the great new thing you just discovered that your parents can’t possibly know about:

    Anyone who has seen today’s China (I recently spent two weeks there, traveling muchly) will have been astonished by the ubiquitous construction, the quality of planning, the roads and airports and high-speed rail, the sense of confidence and modernity. Compare this with America’s rotting and dangerous cities, swarms of homeless people, deteriorating education, antique rail, deindustrialized midlands, loony government, and ahe military sucking blood from the economy like some vast leech, and America will seem yesterday’s country.

    We know, Fred. We know. Anyone who doesn’t must live under a rock.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  171. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    You simply have not bothered to educate yourself on the historical facts of Stalin’s and Mao’s achievements…you only know the indoctrination caricatures…

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
    , @CanSpeccy
    , @Jazman
  172. @anarchyst

    Todays immigrants know more about the constitution than your dumb ass. For one we know that there is a constitution free zone that encompasses 200 miles in from all US borders. That means 90% of the US is in that constitution free zone. We also know that the constitution was replaced when the US filed bankruptcy and incorporated as the Corporation of The United States of America. That is the reason this legal immigrant after 50 years, never became a citizen of the corporation. Read and learn please, I have more freedom in Mexico!

    Today’s immigrants do not deserve to be here and should go back to where they came from. “God”, the only smart thing you said!

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  173. FB says: • Website
    @J. Gutierrez

    I like the cut of your jib J…keep hammering on these UNZ morons…you may end up beating one or two into ship shape…LOL

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
  174. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    You simply have not bothered to educate yourself on the historical facts of Stalin’s and Mao’s achievements…

    Well, at least I have read not only the first and second volumes (the latter over 1100 pages) of Stephen Kotkin’s biography of Stalin, a history of a relentless mass murderer, and Frank Frank Dikötter’s account of Mao’s even more monstrous record of mass murder, which is probably more than you have done.

    But, sure, terror motivates the survivors.

    And as Marx noted, the capitalists were only too happy to sell the Communists the rope with which they were to be hanged. Koch built 16 oil refineries for Stalin, British and American companies sold designs for the latest model tanks to the Soviets, Henry Ford built mass production plants in Russia, initially to build tractors but later turned to the production of aircraft. And many other Western companies, including German companies, transferred the latest in industrial and military technology.to the Soviets.

    • LOL: FB
    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
    , @FB
  175. @Achmed E. Newman

    I remember hearing in the 1990’s that China was going to be the superpower of the 21st century, while America would decline.

    But let’s not forget that in the 1980s it was frequently declared that Japan was becoming an unstoppable economic superpower that would dominate globally for decades to come. There are always surprises.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  176. Thinker says:

    China is so advanced bla bla bla…

    If China is that great, why are their citizens immivading America? Come to the west coast and see, it’s almost a wholesale China takeover of Seattle, SF, LA. China crooks can’t wait to leave as soon as they’ve swindled enough money to. So many of their crooked corrupt millionaires are leaving it’s practically a stampede. They’re blanketing the west coast like locusts.

    • Replies: @annamaria
    , @foolisholdman
  177. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    And, FB, what you fail to acknowledge is that, although tyranny can achieve amazing results in the short run, it tends to sink into a state of festering corruption and decline once the initiating genius has quit the scene. Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, Konstantin Chernenko, remember those great Soviet leaders. On the other hand, a society guided by the rule of law and Christian values can achieve a great deal. England, for example, the country that led the world in technological innovation for several centuries.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @dfordoom
  178. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    You said that whiteness is not equated to levels of freedom. Various conservative and free market think tanks like Cato, Fraser and Heritage put out rankings of countries by levels of economic freedom. White countries will be all clustered near the top and nonwhite countries will be at the bottom. Usually the top ranking nonwhite countries will be Singapore and Hong Kong, former British colonies, and Japan and Korea which were both occupied by the U.S. I’m curious. You are always engaged in fisking comments on here. You make statements but don’t offer any supporting evidence for your statements. Why do you think anyone should agree with something you say just because you say it? Are you aware when you do something like that most people would not take you seriously?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  179. @EastKekistani

    I agree that TCM is retarded (so are other trad medicines).

    I wouldn’t be quite so dismissive of it. While TCM’s general paradigm may be quite flawed, there are still useful parts of it, such as its extensive cataloging and exploration of herbal medicines. There is still much worthwhile material to mine from it, no question.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  180. @FB

    The Chinese strategy of lifting both railways and roadways above the terrain on pillars…and also cutting long tunnels through hills is far superior…it’s the way it should be, all things considered…

    I agree in principle, but it may not be the best idea in a land prone to massive earthquakes.

  181. Thinker says:
    @anarchyst

    Couldn’t agree more. Jews succeed not due to IQ but clannishness and “chutzpah”, as Alan Dershowitz tells the world. English translation for “chutzpah”: shameless dishonesty. The dishonest always makes the honest look stupid by comparison. The first person to claim Jews have the highest IQ was a Jew, Richard Hernstein. Quite the coincidence.

    The holocaust was an evil genius tall tale concocted to keep the Jews loyal to the clan and support Israel. And it worked, thanks to draconian censorship of doubters.

    Jews can only “discover”, they cannot create or invent (anything that can be dropped on your toes, not tall tales or financial frauds) because they deplore manual labor. A&E Biography’s superb The Men Who Built America profiled Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and Cornelius Vanderbilt, all were men who rolled up their sleeves and worked in industries: auto, oil, steel, railroad. Not a single Jew in sight. These men were doers, not thinkers or talkers. Someday, they will do a show called The Men Who Killed America, and it will include all the thinkers and talkers, i.e. the Jews and their bought-and-paid-for politicians in congress.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  182. PeterMX says:

    As is stated in the article, the train is German technology decades old already. The German company Siemens sold the technology and helped Chinese engineers install it. A major maglev line was never made in Germany because the cost of the technology is too high, but for China the costs are acceptable. It was reported in the German media that once the Chinese acquired the knowledge of how to produce the technology they told Siemens so, told them they wouldn’t need them any longer and ended their contract with the company. The train is not just a sign of China and Asia’s rise to the top of the world in technology, but a sign of Europe’s and in particular Germany’s fall from being the most technologically advanced country in the world until a 1945.

    In addition to maglev trains, Germany invented the jet, missiles and rockets and their engineers and scientists (Werner von Braun, Arthur Rudolph and many others) put America on the moon. Until the end of WW II, Germany was the leader in all fields of science and had more Nobel Prizes (by far) than any other country in the world. Their decline is colossal.

    The first jets in combat. 150 mph faster than anything the allies had.

  183. Truth says:
    @EastKekistani

    Never been there, and as strange as you might find this, not interested.

    I have a Mac at home, but nothing good comes out of a cabal of Satan-worshipping homos.

    https://blog.kareldonk.com/apple-the-occult-secrets-behind-the-brand/

  184. Truth says:
    @annamaria

    …Because all of the humble ones were taken.

  185. @J. Gutierrez

    My name is Maowasayai. It’s not African like most people think; it’s actually English for “Mao was a Yali.”

    And this is why I agree with your comment, especially the (((David Rockefeller))) quotation:

    He was so successful, David Rockefeller said “the Chinese system under Mao has been so successful, it’s the model by which every country should be governed. The Chinese success is their reward for following their Jewish masters’ orders.

    • Replies: @MAOWASAYALI
    , @J. Gutierrez
  186. @obwandiyag

    And 5G is going to kill us all.

    I wouldn’t go that far, but the widespread obliviousness of and nonchalance about 5G’s very, very likely health effects is indeed appalling. And Huawei is certainly not going to give a damn about it…

  187. Agent76 says:
    @last straw

    You clearly did not view the video reports. These are in no way flattering and if you actually have put a minuscule amount of effort into just by listening you would have known this fact. Have a blessed day!

    • Replies: @last straw
  188. @CanSpeccy

    You mean formerly Great formerly Britain? Are you sure you don’t want to pick some other example?

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  189. @Random Smartaleck

    Of course there are useful things that can be obtained from TCM. The same applies to all other traditional medicines, even Negroid medicine.

    What is really harmful is TCM practitioners associating TCM with Chinese nationalism. This makes scientific inquiry into it very unpopular.

  190. @obwandiyag

    Of course, the Chinese turned their guns on one another. Like crazy. And not that long ago.

    Yep.

    And I’ll bet you the US Army, on the other hand, will not fragment, no matter what.

    I doubt it. Once The Shooting Starts among the populace, the Armed Forces will probably fracture along ethnic lines, with each fragment fighting for its respective side rather than the US as a whole.

    • Agree: Miro23
    • Replies: @Anon
  191. haole says:
    @Monotonous Languor

    Fred is more or less a visionary living the future haole existence. He lives a very comfortable life in a meztizo country and sees the chinese running things in the future. One of his personal goals is to stay away from negroes. He lives in your grandchildrens world. Your white grandchildren hopefully live as well as he does. Fred is the most important and futuristic writer at Unz.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Truth
  192. Thinker says:

    Asians can’t invent because they are just like the Jews. Asian kids are told to study hard and that’s all they know how to do, study. Tinkering with things or doing anything with your hands is seen as a waste of time, not going to help you get into Harvard. Asian boys in my upper middle class neighborhood do not mow the lawn, do yard work, paint the house, change tires, wash their parents’ cars, or even take out the garbage…they’re too busy studying, or learning a musical instrument. But tinkering is necessary to invent new gadgets, come up with new creations. All these kids do is study — about things other people created or discovered, that’s why they can only copy.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @annamaria
  193. @AnonFromTN

    Yes, and the very fact that the US spreads this kind of anti-China lies indicates that is has lost already and knows it.

    What are the lies, if you are going to declare this so boldly?

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  194. @MAOWASAYALI

    Oops. Noticed a typo. Let’s try that again.

    Hello, Mr. Gutierrez, nice to meet you. My name is “Maowasayali,” as in Mao was a Yale Man – A “Yali” with Skull and Bones

    http://mygen.com/users/ufo/Mao_was_a_Yale_Man.html

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
    , @MAOWASAYALI
  195. @last straw

    China Uncensored is a production of Falun Gong, a U.S. State Department funded anti-China organization. They tend to spread the worst kind of anti-China propaganda.

    The Falun Gong is not an anti-China entity. Instead it is essentially a traditionalist, semi-Buddhist branch of the Chinese Democracy Movement. It is actually friendly with Hu and Xi. Who they really hate is Jiang. They own several websites that are essentially anti-Jiang sites. The Falun Gong also hosts censorship circumvention tools that I have used in the past.

    I neither support nor oppose them.

    • Agree: Random Smartaleck
    • Replies: @last straw
  196. @haole

    He lives a very comfortable life in a meztizo country

    Mestizos are shit.

    One of his personal goals is to stay away from negroes.

    Same for mine. This is different from what Arabs do. Arabs don’t stay away from groids. On the other hand they regulate them.

    • Replies: @haole
  197. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    Andele Gutierrez , que viva Mexico cabrones , your european blood is spanish ?

    in Europe mainly the ones who think they are superior ( to the rest of europeans anf to the rest of mankind ) are the anglogermanics and some northern french , well …..look at Merkel , don`t you think she is a beautiful high IQ member of a chosen race ? hehehhehehe

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
  198. @Thinker

    Asians can’t invent

    We invent a lot less than Germanic people per capita. I won’t say “can’t invent” though. For example in machine learning XGBoost and LightGBM are clearly NE Asian racial products. Moreover they are used all over the world and clearly don’t suck. But yes the fucking conformism problem is a serious illness.

    Asian kids are told to study hard and that’s all they know how to do, study. Tinkering with things or doing anything with your hands is seen as a waste of time, not going to help you get into Harvard.

    Yep. This is why I advocate for things to be relaxed and opened up in NE Asia. The medicine we need and the medicine you guys need are almost the opposite of each other. The ideal state is somewhere between modern Anglos and modern NE Asia.

    Asian boys in my upper middle class neighborhood do not mow the lawn, do yard work, paint the house, change tires, wash their parents’ cars, or even take out the garbage…they’re too busy studying, or learning a musical instrument. But tinkering is necessary to invent new gadgets, come up with new creations. All these kids do is study — about things other people created or discovered, that’s why they can only copy.

    Exactly. Over-optimization leads to lack of creativity because usually what will turn out to be very useful in the future was fairly useless in the beginning.

    Thankfully I did things other than preparing for the fucking exams when I was a kid even though I was an A student.

  199. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “You said that whiteness is not equated to levels of freedom. Various conservative and free market think tanks like Cato, Fraser and Heritage put out rankings of countries by levels of economic freedom. White countries will be all clustered near the top and nonwhite countries will be at the bottom.”

    That is not about race, that is about ideology.

    “Usually the top ranking nonwhite countries will be Singapore and Hong Kong, former British colonies, and Japan and Korea which were both occupied by the U.S.”

    Hmmm, colonization and occupation. Putting into place by force one’s political and economic systems. That would be ideological in nature, with racial superiority being a contributing factor here.

    “You make statements but don’t offer any supporting evidence for your statements.”

    Actually, I do provide evidence when the situation calls for it. There is a difference between rhetoric and dialectic.

    “Why do you think anyone should agree with something you say just because you say it? Are you aware when you do something like that most people would not take you seriously?”

    You ought to then take your own advice. Regardless, I give you a 3/10 for attempting to philosophically shame me. Maybe on your second effort you can earn a higher score.

    • Replies: @Mark G.
  200. Truth says:
    @haole

    One of his personal goals is to stay away from negroes.

    Apparently white people as well, and women he can appeal to who walk without assistance, or else he’d be in Montana.

    Fred is the most important and futuristic writer at Unz.

    You read that Ron? When a blind 75 year-old Hillbilly gets that “honorable” distinction…

  201. @last straw

    …Falun Gong, a U.S. State Department funded anti-China organization.

    Their being “anti-China” [1] might just have a tiny bit to do with their ongoing oppression by the Party.

    [1] False; at most they are against the CCP’s policies targeting them. They can only be labeled as such if you believe the CCP’s propaganda that “The Party is China, and China is the Party.”

    • Replies: @last straw
  202. @Thinker

    Couldn’t agree more. Jews succeed not due to IQ but clannishness and “chutzpah”, as Alan Dershowitz tells the world. English translation for “chutzpah”: shameless dishonesty. The dishonest always makes the honest look stupid by comparison. The first person to claim Jews have the highest IQ was a Jew, Richard Hernstein. Quite the coincidence.

    Maybe they succeed due to both IQ and clannishness and chutzpah?

    Jews can only “discover”, they cannot create or invent (anything that can be dropped on your toes, not tall tales or financial frauds) because they deplore manual labor.

    What? I agree that this is harmful to innovation but can not really completely eradicate it.

    A&E Biography’s superb The Men Who Built America profiled Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and Cornelius Vanderbilt, all were men who rolled up their sleeves and worked in industries: auto, oil, steel, railroad. Not a single Jew in sight.

    Yes, they were great.

    These men were doers, not thinkers or talkers. Someday, they will do a show called The Men Who Killed America, and it will include all the thinkers and talkers, i.e. the Jews and their bought-and-paid-for politicians in congress.

    Well, intellectualism also has value.

    We do need to know how to properly read Jewish stuff though. My rule of thumb is only watching what Israel does (not what it claims). Jewish ideas in social science and humanities can be very sophisticated and complex but in the end they always exist as Jewish propaganda. On the other hand Jewish practices in Israel such as expulsion of groids is something we can all learn from.

    • Replies: @Abracadabra
    , @Abracadabra
  203. Zumbuddi says:
    @PeterMX

    US genius = we destroyed Germany, most advanced people on the planet, on behalf of Jews, who then took over Germany AND USA.

    Thanks, FDR.

    • Agree: Sin City Milla
  204. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Random Smartaleck

    In the Vietnam war there was ethnic fragmentation between whites , blacks and hispanics , remember ” fragging ” ?

  205. anarchyst says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    Your name-calling exposes you as a small-minded individual who needs to get out of your mother’s basement and GROW UP!
    If you are in Mexico, you are where you belong…
    I agree with you that the Constitution has been eroded and shredded, especially with the imposition of secret courts and the Constitution-free zone that encompasses the united States. It is immigrants who bring their old-world squabbles and totalitarian ideas with them and try to integrate them into American law.
    I stand by my statement that today’s immigrants care not about basic Constitutional principles and are here only for the money. I know too many immigrants (green card holders) who are just that…
    You are correct, that in today’s day and age, there are less restrictions to living in Mexico. However, there is one sticking point–the lack of the right to self-protection for ordinary citizens, there being only one legal firearms store in Mexico.
    I’m doing you a favor by advising you to lay off the name-calling. It is juvenile and has no place in adult discourse.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
  206. anonymous[359] • Disclaimer says:
    @EastKekistani

    I agree but how will corruption be eliminated? I was in China several years ago and the populace seemed extraordinarily obsessed with money and ripping off tourists. I was shocked when the scandals of poisoning their own citizens or schools collapsing came out. A lot of Chinese in the US and other regions engage in tax evasion and other crimes. Sure, you may not have the ultraviolence of the blacks but living in a corrupt society where everyone cheats each other is not good either.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  207. CanSpeccy says:
    @AnonFromTN

    You mean formerly Great formerly Britain?

    You seem to have misread what I said, which was:

    England, for example, the country that led the world in technological innovation for several centuries

    Note the use of the past tense.

  208. Republic says:

    I find China uncensored to be very informative. learned a lot about China. I don’t think there is a direct connection to Falun Gong. They actually have addressed this topic and it seemed creditable to me.

    Probably a lot more informative than Reed’s puff pieces on China.

  209. Vidi says:
    @Wally

    “The total volume of automobile industry sales in China reached 28 million units in 2016”

    Twenty-eight million vehicles a year is still rather microscopic, when you remember that China has 1.4 billion people.

    As for wasting non-renewable resources: The sales of New Energy Vehicles (electric, hybrid, etc) in China are growing at an incredible rate. From 2016 to 2018 inclusive, the sales have been 507,000 vehicles/year, 777,000, and 1,256,000 (link). That may not seem like much compared to 28 million, but if the more-than-fifty-percent annual rate of compound growth continues, the sales of NEVs will surpass that of conventional vehicles in less than 8 years.

    • Replies: @Vidi
    , @Wally
  210. @Random Smartaleck

    First, “democracy” is a lie. Chinese government is a lot more responsive to the desires and moods of the populace than the American one: here in the US our “representatives” represent their donors, not their voters. They don’t give a hoot what we think. Latest example: Trump was elected because he promised to focus on America, rather than stick the US nose into every hole in the world. Did he fulfil his promise? Fat chance. The US foreign policy is exactly the same as it was under Clinton, Bush Jr, and Obama. MIC funding keeps increasing, draining the lifeblood of the country to enrich greedy profiteers.

    Second, “innovation”. The US killed its industry and is currently in the process of killing its science (the Congress is administering “the death by a thousand cuts” to NIH, NSF, etc.). In contrast, China actually makes things (go to any store in the US and check labels), rather than blowing up the bubble of “financial services”. It increases investment in science. If the things keep going the same way, China is going to have better research than the US in 10-20 years.

    Third, “freedom of the press”. The level of uniformity of “opinion” in American MSM today was achieved only in the darkest years of Stalin’s Russia, Hitler’s Germany, and Mao’s China. The variety of views in the media in Russia and China today is much greater than in the US.

    I can continue in this vain, but these three examples should be sufficient to paint the picture.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @FB
    , @Random Smartaleck
  211. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    you only know the indoctrination caricatures…

    Yes, here’s part of what you would call the indoctrination caricatures. According to Kotkin, at the time Stalin was exporting grain to raise cash to buy Western technology and starving six or eight million Ukrainians in the process (plus millions of Russians and Karzachs) he ordered that anyone stealing even a single grain of wheat was to be shot. However, after some months of reflection, he relented, ordering that the penalty should by a mere ten years in the forced labor camps.

  212. Miro23 says:
    @PeterMX

    The first jets in combat. 150 mph faster than anything the allies had.

    Messerschmitt 262. A superb aircraft, but unfortunately for them too late, and it didn’t carry heavy enough armament. But still it’s amazing that the Germans were building jets at all in 1945 (even more so undercover of forests – pine cones found in the wings).

  213. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    Nice fairy tales for bedtime…unlike yourself I have a technical background and am not so easily fooled by propaganda…

    In the 1990s I happened to be working on an aeronautical project at NASA Ames in northern California…it was the time of planning the so-called International Space Station [more accurately Mir 2] so I got to talk to a lot of guys [and a few gals] involved with that…the core of the station, the Zvezda module, had already been started in Soviet times as the new and better Mir…it provides the station’s command and control and life support functions…everything else hangs off of Zvezda…it’s what makes the space station a space station…

    US had no space station technology…zilch…neither the brainpower…a lot of the guys roaming around were from Russia and they were the go to guys…

    Like I said, after Apollo the US went back to a capitalist ideology for NASA and the result was two Shuttle disasters…for reasons that the main goal was gravy for the MIC…as in the two solid fuel rockets that should never be on a man rated craft….things have only gone downhill since…

    Capitalism has never done anything for science…as for the foundation of our modern world based on electric power, we can thank a Serbian guy…Tesla…

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  214. Vidi says:
    @Vidi

    if the more-than-fifty-percent annual rate of compound growth continues, the sales of NEVs will surpass that of conventional vehicles in less than 8 years.

    Oops, I forgot that conventional vehicle sales are also growing, at about 15% a year. If conventional sales continue at 15% and NEVs at over 50% a year, then NEV sales will overtake conventional in 11 years. In 20 years, NEV sales will be almost ten times greater than conventional sales.

    The imminent overtake is probably why nearly every major automaker is beginning a production line for electric cars in China. See “China is owning the future of cars. German automakers want in” (link). Quote: “Top German carmakers including BMW (BMWYY) and Volkswagen (VLKAY) have inked a series of deals this week to continue developing electric and self-driving cars in China.” This article was written in mid-2018.

  215. FB says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    Another guy who knows nothing but indoctrination about Stalin and Mao…most of the rest of your comment is reasonably accurate…

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  216. annamaria says:
    @Thinker

    “why are their citizens immivading America?
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_diaspora

    There are no exact figures on how many Americans live abroad. In 1999, a State Department estimate suggested that the number may be between 3 million and 6 million. In 2016, the agency estimated 9 million U.S. citizens were living abroad. …

    … the U.S. the only developed country that does not even attempt a formal enumeration of expatriate citizens. …

    Increasing numbers of Americans are retiring abroad due to financial setbacks resulting from the 2008 financial crisis. Young Americans facing a tough job market due to the recession are also increasingly open to working abroad.

    • Replies: @Abracadabra
  217. @Monotonous Languor

    Just take Fred off the list of those whose articles you read. Problem solved. Of course, you could also just take yourself off the site if it bothers you so much how the owner runs it.

  218. annamaria says:
    @Thinker

    “Asians can’t invent…”
    — Are you serious? Paper, gunpowder, bronze, printing, compass, math, rockets… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chinese_inventions
    Do you have American education?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  219. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    Now you are making statements that are just nonsensical. “That is not about race, that is about ideology”- what does that even mean? You said whiteness is not equated to levels of freedom and I pointed out that white countries and nonwhite countries which are influenced by white countries by having been former colonies have higher levels of freedom. So the level of whiteness in a country is related to the level of freedom in a country, right? When you say things on here you usually seem to be blurting out something off the top of your head without any thought. Have you ever thought about spending a minute thinking before you say something? It might improve the low level of quality of the comments you make. I would imagine many regular readers here see your name on a comment and don’t even bother to read it. Do you really consider spending your time doing something like that a good use of your time?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  220. anonymous[359] • Disclaimer says:

    China building quality

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @last straw
  221. @anonymous

    Well, actually having high trust will be the best but it will be fairly hard without genetic engineering. China isn’t a Nordic country or Japan. Brutal civil wars selected for intelligence, grit, low time preference and …… ruthlessness. This has to be fixed by genetic engineering.

    To have less corruption and get people to cooperate in practice the most likely option will be doubling down on statism to make China a huge Singapore in terms of law enforcement. This is what Xi is doing. It is dangerous in the long run because it causes people to depend on the Leviathan even more.

    So yeah this can not be a priority unlike anti-conformism and innovation.

    • Replies: @Reezy
  222. @annamaria

    We didn’t invent bronze or math. However we invented paper money, exams, cast iron, repeating crossbows and trebuchets. These are what the Chinese nationalist propaganda left out.

    @Thinker does have a point, namely it is indeed true that NE Asians still innovate a lot less than Germanics per capita even though our new papers are on Science and Nature all the time. Yes, we do innovate. But we are not innovating enough.

  223. @anonymous

    Yes, the quality of construction is often low because people try to maximize their profits through claiming to use quality products while using shitty ones.

    However most buildings, railroads, etc in China don’t collapse like that so they are still generally reliable. At least we don’t do around fearing that buildings will collapse or a train ride will be fatal. Both are very unlikely scenarios.

  224. Vidi says:
    @Sergey Krieger

    I am pretty sure within few decades all this aspirations about Chinese rise will become another disappointment. The country is in demographic overshot ever since last century and depends upon the rest of the world to just keep going in terms of resources and those will not be given to China in the future. I see it as another cycle in Chinese history that is going to end. Interestingly, this sort of articles tend to proliferate when some trend is about to end. Be it Japan, real estate or China now.

    It is possible that China’s growth may stop because of a shortage of resources.

    However, I think it is more likely that China will simply learn to use existing resources more efficiently. For example, electric high-speed trains need far less energy than airplanes. And giant rice will produce 20% to 50% more food per acre of farmland.

    While China’s huge population might place enormous strain on the environment, the same gigantic but well-educated population will have lots of minds to think up ways of reducing the strain.

    In the end, I think some optimism is justifiable.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  225. @FB

    FB, Jajaja

    There are people on this site that wear what they believe to be a High I.Q. like a badge of some sort. They love to dish out the low I.Q. accusation, when they don’t have a response to things they get challenged on. One thing that is perfectly clear to me is, Education doesn’t make an ignorant person smarter, it just gives them a piece of paper of acknowledgement to having spent so many years in school. Perfect example is George W. Bush and Donald J. Trump, just wasted time in college. It was and is embarrassing to watch these fools at a news conference or speaking to the nation.

    When I first commented on this site, someone with an Anon handle tried to disagree with me on a comment I made. When I responded about his negative attitude about immigrants, he used his high I.Q. to claim Mexicans were dirty, vile people and I was one of them. You can see by my writing, how I would respond to this racist, gutless, sorry excuse of a man, jajaja. He closed our conversation by saying my response was typical of someone with a low I.Q. He left himself open to my heavy handed typing skills, and I let him know I had given him too much intellectual credit. My low I.Q. words, hate towards bullies, and street intellect kicked in to verbally paint a picture of an educated, racist, bitter little man that has nothing to contribute to the site, but hate.

    There are many very smart people on this site (Jacques Sheets, ChuckOrloski, GeoKat, Ahoy, Cloak and Dagger, Germanicus, RobinG, Grace Poole, renfro, etc.) that I really enjoy reading what they contribute about articles or other people’s comments. My brother Chuck has mastered a method of word placement and use… in response to certain comments or challenges, that would make a battle rapper proud! And then he usually pastes a song for your entertainment!

    I appreciate you taking notice of my comments…I will continue to expose high I.Q. dumbness for what it is….

    • Replies: @utu
  226. utu says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    The argumentum ad IQ is a primitive eristic device used by simpleminded people who reified the concept of IQ beyond the range of its applicability and certainly their own ability to understand the difference between what is and what isn’t, what is constructed and imputed as opposed to what is real.

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  227. @Liberty Mike

    I couldn’t agree more, Mike, and I’ll give you lots of credit here for arguing with the people on “Hit and Run”. I’d tried that 10 years back on the topic of immigration and felt I was wasting my time. Those bleeding-heart “libertarians” that you speak of are not libertarians at all because they really don’t understand the concept of freedom (freedom of association being one part of it).

    It should come down to WWAuH2OD?

  228. @MAOWASAYALI

    My brother I only speak the truth, facts and will defend the less fortunate against the accusations hurled at them by these privileged, spoiled, white people that will not accept the fact that they and only they are responsible for American collapse.

  229. By-tor says:
    @Corvinus

    That’s some funny Afro-centric BS: Round grass huts, ebola, tribal wars, medical care by shamans, famines and malaria. The Industrial Age was imported to African Negroes who could never have made such innovation possible on their own- not even in 10,000 years.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  230. haole says:
    @EastKekistani

    He has sex with mestizos, which i called living in a mestizo country. The choice for white men in the USA is asians, mestizos or maybe eastern europeans. Our own women are fuckable but dont dare marry one.

    ” same for mine”, see you and fred have a lot in common. Both race realists. Freds vision of the New World Order is remarkable close to yours, and you are a canadian asian and he is a gringo in Mexico but you both agree on many things.

    How is the youtube channel, you sound like a guy I follow on youtube.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  231. Rich says:

    If all of this is true, if Communist China is about to surpass the West, then war is inevitable. If war is inevitable, it’s necessary we fight this war now while we still have a military advantage. The US has enough nukes to make China a distant memory. If we wait it out, according to Mr Reed and many of the commenters, we are doomed to an existence of coolie slaves. I guess it really is time for war. If I take this article and the comments seriously.

    • Replies: @By-tor
    , @denk
  232. @Random Smartaleck

    No, respectfully, SmartAleck, I didn’t forget that either. I’ve written on this before (I believe under one of the older Reed posts on his visit to China). I don’t want to repeat the whole thing. We’ve all made light of “it’s different this time”, but, let me tell you, it’s different this time. China has 10X the population of Japan, and even during their prime years of manufacturing prowess, the US still had an economy 3 or more times the size of Japan’s, maybe 5X even, with plenty of manufacturing and less diversity (i.e., more unity).

    A big factor in the China situation vs. Japan is that American manufacturing was sold out for small money and favors by various Presidential administrations, with Bill Clinton’s being the prime culprit. The Most-Favored-Nation designation was the big impetus that got US manufacturing to start moving operations to China. I saw hardly a thing (consumer good) made in mainland China in the early ’90’s, while by only 10 years later it was 90% of items. By 5 years later, say 2008 or so, you’d be hard-pressed to find US-made stuff. Oh, it was a great deal … for the Clinton’s campaign finances, but not for Americans.

    There will indeed always be surprises of some sort.

  233. These “china miracle” stories always seem to come out right as the cracks start to show.

    China has printed more money than all the other CB combined over the last 10 years and the debt to GDP is actually surpassed the USA. China certainly isn’t going anywhere but to claim they are the next superpower or even close is misguided.

    If they are superior then why is the Yuan still pegged to the almighty dollar?

  234. @Sin City Milla

    Fred almost never gets it right. I don’t know if he drinks too much cheap Tequila below the border or what. As you said….diversity. Fred won’t admit we are being drained economically, socially,and environmentally by his Magic Mexicans, and Middle Americans who come here. They are just wonderful innovative people. Of course, there is the issue of the Magic Jews who control our economy and send our men and women off to war for a piece of land that they believe they own while telling us everyone owns America.

    And finally I bet China is sending Israel 380 billion dollars in aid just like we do because those Israelis are such damn nice people. Remember China is for the Chinese while America is for everyone who include all of Fred’s friends from South of the Border. Drink on Fred….just Drink on.

    • Replies: @Sin City Milla
  235. JMcG says:
    @Truth

    Right, whatever helps you sleep at night. Nobody, but nobody wants to be around blacks.

  236. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “I pointed out that white countries and nonwhite countries which are influenced by white countries by having been former colonies have higher levels of freedom.”

    So you choose to double down, huh. The observable fact is that freedom is an ideological, NOT racial, concept. Representative democratic traditions were the result of the work of Greek, Roman, and French-English philosophers, who viewed it as human advancement in reason and logic. In other words, freedom is a political construct. You are linking it to the concept of race, which in the 1800’s bore witness to change it from a general taxonomic to a strictly biological phenomenon. Certainly, there are a number of nations by which the majority population is white and uphold representative democratic traditions, but that is the result of citizens, white and non-white, who prefer that particular political ideology.

    Furthermore, in those nations where religion plays an integral role in a society, like Israel or Saudi Arabia, one could reasonably infer that freedom, or lack thereof, is based on theological doctrine, not race. Of course, one could try to argue that Israelites or Saudi Arabians are “not white”, but that could be a racial Catch-22 given identities involving nationality (Lebanese, Moroccan) or broader ethnic terms (Arab).

    “So the level of whiteness in a country is related to the level of freedom in a country, right?”

    It would be helpful if you would offer the metrics involved when it comes to “higher levels of freedom”. Consider there is a rising number Americans and Europeans who argue that their freedom in their own nation is being usurped by their fellow brethren (e.g. white elites) or is in the process of being usurped (e.g. white nationalists, the Alt Right). On this fine blog in particular, there are a plethora of posters who say that their liberties have been significantly curtailed, whether it be in the United States, England, or Australia.

    The challenges within democratic states have fueled the rise of “populist leaders” give short shrift to fundamental civil and political liberties, as extreme left- and right-winger gain votes and parliamentary seats in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Austria. Russia taken painstaking steps not only to step up internal repression, but also export its maligning influence to others (white) nations, which are increasingly mimicking their behavior and adopting their disdain for representative government. In these cases, the notion that freedom by citizens in these nations is disintegrating is ideological, not racial.

    “It might improve the low level of quality of the comments you make.”

    I would not expect you to admit my knack for expressing my position in a detailed, thought provoking manner.

  237. A pretty good article.

    Fred omitted China’s commitment to LFTRs and electric vehicles.

  238. @Vidi

    Vidi, I think China will be able to get all the resources it needs out of Africa. They have made big inroads into that continent. It’s wishful thinking, but I wish the US Gov’t Neocons would leave that place alone to the Chinese, and I can only say more power to them (the Chinese) in their extraction efforts there. It’d be really nice if the Africans have somebody else to bitch about and blame for all their problems rather than the white man from 5 decades ago and counting!

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  239. @anarchyst

    Anarchyst,

    You are right, my apologies for any name calling, but I reserve the right to do so when someone suggests I live in my mom’s basement. Jaja Yes I live in Mexico after 50 years in the US.

    Thanks to US gun laws some of us have chosen to arm ourselves. Most people in the US don’t realize that the Mexican constitution allows its citizens to own weapons. A verified citizen with no criminal record and permanent employment can purchase up to 10 rifles and shotguns for sport or hunting. They can also purchase 1 or 2 handguns depending if single or married, but it can not be of 9mm or higher caliber. You have to join a hunting and shooting club, fill out the paperwork and purchase the weapons at a Military Store in Mexico City.

    With your comments now answered, the only one left is immigrants not caring about basic principals of the US constitution and just want to make money. To that I say, Immigrants can’t eat constitution, can’t read it so the constitution that is basically non-existent for US citizens is last in their list of priorities. Making money to feed themselves and their family becomes number one on their list when arriving in the US.

    Take Care Brother – low I.Q. Immigrants will never be in a position that can effect anything negative to US economic standing in the world. Just really think about it, open your mind, you can do it! US economic standing can only be effected by high I.Q. white people that work in DC. They are the ones that decide to go to War, Sanction, Embargo, Tariffs and Cut Taxes. High I.Q. white people make the decisions to move US corporations to China, not immigrants. High I.Q. white people are the ones that promote Corporate interest ahead of its own citizens. What good is a high I.Q. if people are sleep walking through life. Immigrants are just what they are low wage workers, unless they’re Jewish and those immigrants have destroyed whole nations!

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  240. Wally says:
    @Vidi

    said:
    “Twenty-eight million vehicles a year is still rather microscopic, when you remember that China has 1.4 billion people.”

    Not when compared to:
    – those old / young enough to drive
    – the very recent economic success from which China is coming from compared to the west
    – you ignore the vast subsidies that China gives for electric cars, not likely to continue at the same rate, if at all

    – You also ignore what I was responding to, which was the claim that personal automobiles in general are wasteful, that roads and infrastructure repairs are bad. Please review.

    – I also remind you that China is leading the world in new coal fueled energy production. They are bringing new coal fueled energy plants online a weekly basis.

    – Electric vehicles are not “renewable resources” (a loaded phrase to be sure), far from it.
    Studies have shown that electric battery production is highly resource intense and very toxic, with massive negative side effects, which should drive ‘environmentalist” crazy if they were consistent.

    ‘Clean, Green’ Electric Vehicles Exposed
    https://principia-scientific.org/the-lies-about-clean-green-electric-vehicles-exposed/

    ‘Inconvenient’ Fact: Electric Cars Create More CO2 Than They Save
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-18/inconvenient-fact-morgan-stanley-says-electric-cars-create-more-co2-they-save

    Tesla battery, subsidy, and sustainability fantasies
    http://principia-scientific.org/tesla-battery-subsidy-and-sustainability-fantasies-2/

    Tesla Cars Aren’t As Carbon (And Taxpayer) Friendly As You Think
    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-10/tesla-cars-arent-carbon-and-taxpayer-friendly-you-think

    Tesla Car Batteries Not Remotely Green, Study Finds
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/21/delingpole-tesla-car-batteries-co2-not-remotely-green-study-finds/

    Tesla car battery production releases as much CO2 as 8 years of gasoline driving
    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/06/20/tesla-car-battery-production-releases-as-much-co2-as-8-years-of-gasoline-driving/

    • Replies: @Vidi
  241. @MAOWASAYALI

    No problem, Brother I understood what you were writing. Jaja I appreciate the info…I was unaware of that, but makes perfect sense now! America the education Mecca of world criminals. Americans can eat dinner tonight knowing Trump vetoed a bill to end all US support for the war in Yemen. Pictures of skin and bone children should be flashed on every TV in America every day at dinner time! Americans seriously believe they are the good guys doing “God’s” work! That couldn’t be further from the “TRUTH”>

  242. @haole

    He has sex with mestizos, which i called living in a mestizo country. The choice for white men in the USA is asians, mestizos or maybe eastern europeans. Our own women are fuckable but dont dare marry one.

    I understand why, namely Feminism.

    you are a canadian asian

    I’m a Chinese national in America who support WN and am completely disgusted by Negroids. I’m not a fan of mestizos and SE Asians who are basically dishonorary Negroids.

    but you both agree on many things.

    We definitely do. I’m very concerned about Africanization of the world. Basically right now we don’t even try to discipline Negroids any more (only Arabs do). I really don’t know what kind of mess they can create in the future.

    you sound like a guy I follow on youtube.

    Well, I’m not on Youtube. I may start a blog and explain East Kekistanism at some point.

    • Replies: @haole
  243. @Achmed E. Newman

    Vidi, I think China will be able to get all the resources it needs out of Africa. They have made big inroads into that continent. It’s wishful thinking, but I wish the US Gov’t Neocons would leave that place alone to the Chinese

    I hope so. That will be good for everyone. The main issue here is cuckedness of Chinese culture.

    and I can only say more power to them (the Chinese) in their extraction efforts there.

    I hope we will have the guts to actually colonize Sub-Saharan Africa.

    It’d be really nice if the Africans have somebody else to bitch about and blame for all their problems rather than the white man from 5 decades ago and counting!

    Well it’d be really nice if they will finally shut the fuck up.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  244. anarchyst says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    Thank you for recognizing that name-calling has no place in adult discourse. That being said…
    The Mexican Constitution allows for the possession of weapons by the citizenry, but it is so restrictive and onerous that many law-abiding Mexican citizens don’t bother going through official channels.
    Keep in mind, any “right” that is granted by government is no longer a “right” but a “privilege” that can be revoked at any time.
    You don’t mention the amount of time and money that it takes to legally possess weapons, as well as the fact that the only civilian “gun store” is located on a military base.
    As I previously stated, the united States Constitution is the only summation of “rights” that (is supposed) to limit what government may do. I realize that the united States Constitution has been largely ignored for the past hundred years or so, BUT it is still valid.
    Regards,

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
    , @Republic
  245. @Anon

    Yes Sir Spanish, with a little French/German living in Mexico. Merkel is a Zionist Jew Princes, that makes the good German People remember the false holocaust narrative. The AngloSaxonZionistBritishIsrael are the ones that think they are superior. Mexico has big German Mexican communities all over. They immigrated in the late 1700’s early 1800’s. A lot of them
    lost their lands in Texas because they fought on the Mexican side.

  246. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    Nice fairy tales for bedtime…unlike yourself I have a technical background and am not so easily fooled by propaganda…

    Yeah, and I have a technical background too. Not in aeronautics but in a field about which you know next to nothing.

    as for the foundation of our modern world based on electric power, we can thank a Serbian guy…Tesla…

    LOL.

    Long before him there was a guy named Franklin, an American free enterpriser who demonstrated that lightning and electricity were the same thing.

    Then there was a Brit named Faraday, who invented the electrical generator.

    And another free enterprising American, Tom Edisaon, who invented the light bulb among a great number of other things, and his partner, an Englishman named Insull who developed the electrical grid.

    So don’t think your bullshit blinds my vision.

    Stalin was a mass murderer. Yes, he got things done. It’s not really hard to get things done when you have an army of secret police to terrorize people, and when you can starve the people in order to buy the technology you want from abroad.

    Most tyrants get something done. Peter the Great, Frederick the Great, Henry VIIIth, Oliver Cromwell, and there there’s ol’ Adolph who built die autobahnen and the first ballistic missile and Musso who beat the Abyssinians and got the trains to run on time. Still they were bastards all.

    As for what you say about NASA and American space tech, it contradicts what you say about capitalist ideology. America is back in the space launch business because of action in the private sector, not because of NASA. Dunno whether the tech is good or not, but both SpaceX and Blue Origin have rockets that fly. Moreover, we know that Soviet tech could fail, as at Chernobyl, which happened at almost the same time as the Challenger disaster.

    Amusing in a macabre way, at Expo ’86 in Vancouver, the Russian exhibit focused on nuclear tech which had just gone spectacularly wrong, while the US exhibit was marked by a mock-up of the shuttle that had just crashed.

    • LOL: FB
    • Replies: @FB
  247. CanSpeccy says:
    @utu

    The argumentum ad IQ is a primitive eristic device used by simpleminded people

    You mean BS used by people of low IQ unable to formulate a logical argument!

  248. The question that springs to mind is: Does China Jew much?

  249. @MAOWASAYALI

    Who actually wrote Mao’s Little Red Book?

    Mao’s often quoted dictum Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun is probably the highest epitome of what E. Micheal Jones calls the “Jewish Revolutionary Spirit.” I can’t imagine a 19th-century Chinaman taught in the Confucian classics ever making such an anti-Confucian statement if indeed Mao ever made it in the first place. There were a lot of Jews at Yan’an in 1938, where Mao is said to have written that much-loved and much-quoted dictum of the ‘radical chic’ in the West during the late 1960s.

    However being an incorrigible “antisemite,” I suspect it was written by a Jew. Take your pick from David Crook, Israel Epstein, Jakob Rosenfeld or Sidney Rittenberg, the original Jewish “Gang of four.” Rittenberg didn’t go to Yan’an until 1944, but he was instrumental in editing and collating Mao’s “Little Red Book” of revolutionary quotes and sayings in the mid-1960s that paved the way for the so-called “Cultural Revolution,” which, incidentally, is exactly the same Psyop in play today in America. 

    There’s a long 2015 article in the Jewish Journal entitled “Mao Jews” and if you know how to read between the lines, as they say, you can easily detect just how gleeful the Jews are of their role in creating Mao and the founding of the PRC.

    Here’s the part pertaining to Rittenberg:

    Scion of a wealthy family that was a pillar of the close-knit Jewish community of Charleston, S.C., Rittenberg grew up in privileged circumstances worlds away from the factory workers and day laborers whose cause he would come to champion. Like Crook, Rittenberg excelled as a student and, although he did well enough to secure admission to Princeton, he too would never set foot on campus. However, Rittenberg’s failure to take advantage of higher education at one of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions was not the consequence of a reversal in family fortune, but the result of a conscious decision to reject an institution whose values, Rittenberg reasoned, were not aligned with his own. Rittenberg concluded that the academic environment provided by an elitist university whose students represented a privileged social class would not suit someone who was an active participant in labor strikes, had joined the Communist Party, and had even spent time behind bars as a consequence of his actions.

    [Charleston was a major slave-trading center in the 18th and 19th century. Were the Rittenbergs slave traders; if not, how did lowly Jews become so high and mighty?]

    Given Rittenberg’s age and circumstances, one might be tempted to dismiss such an unorthodox decision as an act of youthful rebellion, but as Rittenberg’s life unfolded, this inclination toward contrarian positions and strict adherence to principle emerged as a consistent character trait that surfaced at critical junctures and guided his most important decisions.

    This admixture of unabashed idealism and commitment to the socially disenfranchised informed a worldview that Crook and Rittenberg shared and that would ultimately bring them to China and sustain them in their darkest days.

    Rittenberg’s initial engagement with China was purely coincidental. Shortly after his conscription into the U.S. Army at the outset World War II, Rittenberg learned that his first tour of duty would, ironically, be in a classroom learning Chinese, a language he knew nothing about. Teaching new recruits Chinese was a tactical element of the Army’s broader efforts to build up the resources that would help strengthen its position in a country whose political landscape was shifting and whose strategic value was increasing. Much to his surprise, Rittenberg found that he enjoyed learning the language and soon reached a level of proficiency that qualified him for posting to China and assignment to a unit that was operating on the ground in Shanghai.

    Rittenberg’s rank in the US Army is never given, but it should be obvious that he was an Intelligence Officer and hence he studied Chinese. In fact, he became so fluent in Chinese that he worked for China Radio International (later Radio Beijing), the propaganda arm of the PRC. See Rittenberg’s page at Wikipedia which does not give his army rank but it nevertheless has SPOOK written all over it, especially this incredulous explanation of why he learned Chinese:

    In 1942, following the entry of the US into World War II—and after his leaving the Communist Party—Rittenberg joined the Army and was sent to Stanford’s Army Far Eastern Language and Area School to learn Japanese. Rittenberg did not wish to be assigned to study Japanese, and was able to be assigned to learn Chinese instead. This led to his being sent to China in 1944. Rittenberg said that one of the turning points in his life came shortly after he arrived in China.

     

    How many ordinary people do you know get to say “No” to the U.S. army and get to choose what they what to do or what language they want to study? Ordinary goys do not; only well-connected tribe members do. 

    Epilogue:

    Rittenberg was born in 1921 and is still alive today, which makes him 98-years-old this year. He spent 35-years in China and left in 1979 and like all Jewish Communists, there’s a happy ending with many big bags of shekels. He ended up as a wealthy capitalist and ‘China expert’ with his own consulting business that represented “some of the world’s biggest brands, such as Intel, Levi Strauss, Microsoft, Hughes Aircraft and Teledesic,” according to his Wikipedia page.

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  250. @FB

    Sorry to shatter your stereotypes, but I am 100% immune to all propaganda, communist and anti-communist, religious and secular. 33 years in the USSR taught me that anyone who claims to know the Truth with a capital T is a moron, a liar, or both. I don’t read Chinese, so my info about China under Mao is “hear say”, i.e., inadmissible in the court of law. But every Chinese I know says that in Mao times all media were controlled, and there were only two points of view, official and wrong, just like today in the US. I saw and read Soviet newspapers from 1930-s. They were just like NY Times today: 70% blatant lies, and 30% truth twisted beyond recognition. What’s more, all that lying and twisting was designed to point in only one direction, again, just like NY Times or CNN today.

    • Replies: @FB
    , @CanSpeccy
  251. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Endgame Napoleon

    As for their surveillance tech, you could call that progress or backtracking away from individual liberty, which used to be regarded as the cornerstone of human progress.

    The idea that individual liberty is the cornerstone of human progress is liberal propaganda.

    Firstly, the only people who genuinely have liberty are billionaires and bums. They can do whatever they want. If you’re a wage slave (which includes those who work in offices collecting salaries) your individual liberty is very very limited.

    Secondly, most people couldn’t care less about individual liberty. As freedoms have steadily been eroded the average person has reacted either with complete indifference, or with enthusiasm. Most people today are quite happy with the idea that speech and thought should be rigidly controlled.

    Thirdly, the cult of individual liberty has been one of the factors responsible for the descent of the West into chaos and degeneracy.

    Individual liberty is like human rights. Meaningless buzz words. Individual liberty is terribly important to the microscopically tiny minority of libertarians. And it’s a useful propaganda tool.

  252. Okechukwu says:
    @EastKekistani

    You should see what China looks like

    [MORE]
    w968h681

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  253. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    Now you are spouting nonsense…the alternating current grid used universally worldwide was developed by Tesla…look up current wars…Edison was a business man that never invented anything…

    As for your observations about the current commercial space efforts…how many people have they put into space…?

    I hadn’t realized you were so fluent at speaking out your rear end…LOL

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  254. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    ” Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples”
    That is certainly the case but I would rather say that the real damage is being done by the ways we are forced to react to the importation. The damage done by their presence is magnified by orders of magnitude by fatwahs imposed from above.

  255. @EastKekistani

    Thanks for the replies, BTW, E. Keki. I found nothing to disagree with. On this topic, Peak Stupidity has expounded on it with China vs. America and the local hardware store, a discuss of the always-decreasing manufacturing human capital and infrastructure, and DIY and mechanical aptitude in Americans vs. Chinese – self rebuttal, in which I rebut my first post. In the latter, I discuss the things I noticed about the Chinese’ and Indians’ (in America – been to China, but this is about America) lack of respect for guys who work with their hands.

    Like a lot of things, this attitude and motivation comes from the women. I believe (and feel free to correct me, Kekistani) that they respect some shyster guanxi-heavy(?) business man over an honest machinist or carpenter by a long ways. That’s a damn shame. All this is from personal experience, including watching a Chinese PhD mechanical engineer try to us-screw a round part with a crescent wrench, and an Indian engineering grad student who didn’t know how to hook up 2 wires to the back of an electronic box with screw terminals.

    Speaking of women, and on the much lighter side – silicone is lighter than water, isn’t it? – I present Sexy “cyborg” Miss Naomi Wu, who presents her big fake electric boobs, errr, BOOTS, in a vain (get it?) attempt to prove that girls who can wire up LEDs and flat screens to batteries and switches are engineers and should be taken seriously as such, and not for their boobs and mini-skirts! It’s hilarious, but I’d hit it (with AC or DC, I don’t care).

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  256. @Achmed E. Newman

    In the last long sentence in para. 2, I meant un-screw. No 5-minute [EDIT] window for me.

  257. @EastKekistani

    Well it’d be really nice if they will finally shut the fuck up.

    Haha, not agonna happen …

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  258. @Random Smartaleck

    We need to get back to basics (Darwin’s Finches) Environment drives evolution drives biology drives culture. ( In the case of Finches, nesting habits and song)

    We need societies of co-evolutionists.

  259. By-tor says:
    @Rich

    The Chinese have no intention of conquering the US, because the US population buys things Chinese industry makes for US corporations, and China would level Japan, Hawaii, Guam and the US west coast as well as ships of the US Navy. If the US military and its Neo-liberal psycho handlers currently have the military advantage, what are they waiting for?

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  260. dfordoom says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    England, for example, the country that led the world in technological innovation for several centuries.

    It’s worth pointing out that Britain was at its peak in terms of technological and economic power at a time when it was most definitely not a democracy.

    Britain became steadily more democratic in the late 19th century, which was the time that Britain started falling behind economically.

    Britain gave women the vote after World War I, and Britain at this time began its precipitous slide into impotence and irrelevance.

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  261. FB says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Your argument amounts to basically your own opinion…you haven’t actually read anything about Mao except the western propaganda and supposedly talking to some Chinese Americans, whom you accept as actually knowledgeable and authoritative…that adds up to a big nothingburger…

    As for reading Soviet newspapers in the 1930s, that would make you what…about 105…?

    Most Russians disagree with you and would consider you a ‘tupik’…as do I…and I’m not even Russian…LOL

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    , @AnonFromTN
  262. @anarchyst

    EXCELLENT COMMENT! (I missed it earlier and am out of [AGREE]s.)

  263. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @AnonFromTN

    FB needs to understand that history proceeds on the same basis as aeronautics, i.e., on the basis of facts and logic. If he considers Professor Stephen Kotkin’s portrait of Stalin as a tyrant who starved his own people to buy technology from abroad (chiefly from the US, Germany, and Britain) is a fairy tale, he should point out some verifiable facts or arguments that contradict Kotkin’s account.

    • LOL: FB
  264. War is a racket, read Smedley Butler.

    China invests in people, America invests in killing people. Evil commies!
    If China wants to continue to whup Americas ass, they should just do the exact opposite of everything that America does. Secret to success.

    War ain’t cheap folks, especially when the Pentagon casually “loses” trillions of dollars, money disappears into black holes in Afghanistan, Iraq, everywhere we go… Fraud and theft are the name of the game with the MIC. Israel and other puppet states receive billions and billions in bribes and handouts. The black budget of the CIA is probably the biggest bottomless money pit, who knows how many trillions they’ve stolen.

    The banks laundering drug money for the CIA willy nilly, funding terrorism. None of the politicians give a shit, they’re making their millions in kickbacks, Clinton Foundation! The consequences of all the criminality and corruption doesn’t affect them and they’re getting rich at the expense of America and its citizens, why would they care. It WILL come back to them eventually though, when SHTF, and the rope starts getting twisted up. Then the fun begins.

    Google/Youtube censoring Press TV:

    https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Youtube-Censors-Iranian-Press-HispanTV-Press-TV-Targeted-20190419-0013.html

    Capitalism flailing around taking its last breaths, its gonna get ugly.

    • Replies: @FB
  265. @FB

    Documentary on Mao I recently watched:

  266. @AnonFromTN

    That’s all well and good, but what are the “lies” promoted by China Uncensored? You referred to their reporting as “this kind of anti-China lies.”

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  267. OT but may be of interest to Mr. Unz

    Instagram Acts as Arm of US Govt, Bans Top Iranian Officials After IRGC ‘Terrorist’ Designation

    https://thegrayzone.com/2019/04/18/instagram-us-bans-iranian-officials-irgc-terrorist/

    Top Iranian government officials were suspended from Facebook-owned Instagram just hours after Trump dubbed the IRGC a “terrorist” organization.

    Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani was among those banned. (Soleimani drew public attention in November for using his Instagram account to comically respond to Trump’s threat of sanctions with a Game of Thrones-style meme.) IRGC commander-in-chief Mohammad Ali Jafari also saw his Instagram account suspended, as did Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour.

    Instagram additionally banned Iranian officials with no connection to the IRGC, including Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the former mayor of capital Tehran, who has not worked for the IRGC for nearly two decades. It even removed the page of Ezzatollah Zarghami, a former government minister and ex-director of Iran’s state media broadcaster; and the chief of Iran’s police, Kamal Hadianfar.

    The news site Al-Monitor reported, “Accusations that Instagram is practicing double standards and advancing a political agenda gained further momentum when the ban targeted non-IRGC figures, among them Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi, a conservative cleric who lost the 2017 presidential race to Hassan Rouhani.”

    IRGC Instagram accounts were popular among Iranians, particularly during the recent floods that saw several cities plunged into crisis. Al-Monitor noted, “Many Instagram users have praised the IRGC’s ongoing involvement in flood relief across Iran.”

    A pro-government newspaper, Javan, responded to the suspensions by sarcastically dubbing the social media company “Insta-Trump,” Al-Monitor reported.

    Instagram: “We work with the appropriate government authorities”
    This wave of censorship bolsters journalist Yasha Levine‘s argument that US tech corporations act as “privatized instruments of American geopolitical power.”

    Iran’s minister of information and communications technology, Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, condemned the Instagram censorship, tweeting, “When you tear out a man’s tongue, you aren’t proving him a liar, you’re only telling the world that you FEAR what he might say.”

  268. Biff says:
    @FB

    also will note that some commenters think that China is an ethnically homogeneous society…this is of course ridiculous…China is and has been an empire of many ethnicities, languages and religions for at least a thousand years…a lot of quite ridiculous misconceptions here as usual…

    Ni Hao?

    https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/nationality/

    As a large united multi-national state, China is composed of 56 ethnic groups. Among them Han Chinese account for 91.59% of the overall Chinese population and the other 55 make up the remaining 8.41% according to the Fifth National Population Census of 2000.

  269. @FB

    Sorry, two misses out of two shots. Quite an achievement.

    It helps to be able to read and comprehend what you read. I said: “I saw and read Soviet newspapers from 1930-s”, not that I read them in 1930-s, when I wasn’t even born yet. As to Chinese I talked to, all of them were fresh from the big China, either right from there (my grad student; very smart and diligent girl, who continued in academic career), or a few years from there (three of my post-docs; one of them is an Assistant Professor now at a different University).

    BTW, most Russians today feel that Stalin made positive impact on Russian history, but fewer than 10% want to live in Stalin’s times. I agree with the 90%.

    • Disagree: FB
  270. @haole

    Nope, that’s not me. I’m really not on Youtube.

  271. @Random Smartaleck

    what are the “lies” promoted by China Uncensored?

    The ones you quoted, for starters.

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  272. @Achmed E. Newman

    You know what? I’m fucking tired of groids. Their main contribution to humanity is forcing cucked peoples to exercise and become uncucked.

  273. FB says:
    @redmudhooch

    Excellent comment Hooch…

    I would just make a distinction between the actual military and the MIC…the latter being capitalist parasites that constantly amaze by inventing ever more creative forms of graft and corruption…

    The US military itself is actually the best part of the US by far…it is actually an oasis of socialism in a desert of capitalist hell…you are asked to do your job and if you show merit there is practically no limit to how far you can go…the reserves are an excellent deal that bring the same kind of opportunities…

    There is no free enterprise or entrepreneurship in the military…it’s only at the top…the general officer level that things go off the rails very quickly…

  274. Rich says:
    @By-tor

    I remember reading an old Roman newspaper where they indicated they had no intention of attacking the Gauls because of the vast amount of trade between them. The Mongolians also told the Russians they only wanted peaceful coexistence. The Turks assured the Eastern Romans that since they had all the money, all they wanted was trade. The English were only selling potatoes to the Irish, and the Spanish selling hats to the Dutch. I think you get my drift. Human nature says there will be war, better to fight when the advantage is with you, then to wait until the enemy is too strong. Pekingo delenda est.

    • Replies: @Biff
    , @Vidi
  275. @EastKekistani

    Maybe they[Jews] succeed due to both IQ and clannishness and chutzpah?

    How high do you think Jared Kushner’s IQ is? I’m guessing no more than 90. Yet he went to Harvard. His high school counselor said he was a C student. Harvard is run by Jews, and his ex-con dad paid $2.5m to get him in.

    Many Jews are highly educated, but it doesn’t mean they have high IQ. Lots of liberals are highly educated, but they are only good at regurgitating the liberal dogma. Jews own the Ivy League, they are way over represented in these institutions thanks to clannishness. Too many wrongly equate where people went to school to their IQ thanks to prestige worship.

  276. @EastKekistani

    Well, intellectualism also has value.

    Not much, esp. Jewish intellectualism, which is mostly lies and propaganda.

  277. @annamaria

    There are currently an estimated 71,000 Americans living in China, many are probably US citizens of Chinese origin. Comparatively, there are an estimated 4.0 million Chinese living in the US.

    71,000 out of population of 1.4 billion vs. 4 million out of pop. of 320 million.

    Not even close.

    Chinese (esp. those from China and HK) are the rudest people, loud, pushy, ill-mannered, extremely unpleasant to be around. Even the Chinese can’t stand being around other Chinese, that’s why they’re all trying to get out. Unfortunately when they get here, they act the same way, and turn the US into another China: dog-eat-dog, dishonest, LOUD, rude, uncouth, thoroughly unpleasant.

  278. @Sam Coulton

    Hajnal means very early morning. (Down)

  279. Biff says:
    @Rich

    I remember reading an old Roman newspaper

    Your eyes are floating.

    • Replies: @Rich
  280. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    FB, when your colorful insults are directed at others, I am sometimes slightly amused, but since you feel entitled to direct them at me, kindly go piss up a rope.

    As for Tesla, yes, I am perfectly well aware that he invented the AC generator (and, what you didn’t know, is that he gave the patents for it to George Westinghouse when Westinghouse claimed he would otherwise be forced into bankruptcy, meaning that the AC generating station he was building at Niagara Falls would be abandoned). That’s why Tesla finished up a poor man supported by a small pension from the Government of Serbia.

    And while we are getting things straight, let me point out that history, like aeronautics, proceeds on the basis of evidence and logic. Therefore, if you dispute Princeton University Professor Stephen Kotkin’s account of Stalin’s monstrous reign of terror, I suggest you indicate in what way Kotkin is in error.

    As to China versus America, the basic issues are these.

    1. China has five times as many workers as America and those Chinese workers are paid only a fifth of what American workers are paid. This represents a huge competitive advantage, whatever the form of government.

    2. America has long imported scientific talent, with many of the best in the world attracted to the comparatively huge salaries paid in America during the boom years immediately after WWII when America had half the world’s GDP. Now, however, there are many attractive places for the most talented people to do research with salaries comparable to those paid in America. Moreover, as American society sinks into racial strife and PC madness, even those from low-wage countries such as China and India must find the option of moving to the US of diminishing appeal.

    Therefore, as I maintained at #160, American strategy is to create a New World Order under which the plutocracy of the world will join together to trash the nation state, thereby eliminating the risk of nuclear armageddon, and placing the Money Power in a position to rid the world of what they undoubtedly see as a vast excess of humanity.

    In my view, Asian, and possibly European, nationalism will resist the New World Order, at which point America will either have to launch World War III, in an attempt to impose their desired system, or accept a much reduced status in a multipolar world. I suspect that Donald Trump’s is enough of a megalomaniac to give us WWIII.

  281. Fred Reed has a tourist’s view of China. In reality, it is a dog-eat-dog, every man for himself, eat the losers hellhole. Don’t believe me? Stand in the middle of Beijing and say through a loud speaker that you’ve got 10 free American green cards to give away, and watch these people whip themselves into a frenzy stampeding over children, women, old people, everybody, to get to you.

    Yeah, China’s great alright. That’s why every China man/woman can’t wait to get the hell out.

  282. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @dfordoom

    It’s worth pointing out that Britain was at its peak in terms of technological and economic power at a time when it was most definitely not a democracy.

    It was a democracy of the land owning class. That was the outcome of the Glorious Revolution (1689). Parliament, which had seized power from the King, was made up of the great landowners — the aristocrats in the house of Lords and the country gentlemen as Thomas Macaulay called them, the small landowners who sat in the House of Commons.

    The enlargement of the franchise during the 19th century did not alter the system initially, since the common people voted deferentially for the aristocrats who the parties put up for election. It was only in the 20th century that education gave the plebs the idea that they should actually decide the issues for themselves. In fact, the issues were decided by the newspaper barons whose publications dictated public opinion.

    Later still, government decided to brainwash the people through its control of K to 16+ education and the public broadcaster, the BBC, which has resulted in the emergence of a Fascist state that has dismantled the Christian church, and has set about destroying the fertility of the nation while replacing the native Brits by people of alien race, religion and culture. The objective is the New World Order, i.e., governance by the global institutions under the control of the Money Power.

    Britain’s slide into impotence and irrelevance is, however, not so much the result of poor government but the natural consequence of being a small country in a world of giants after the advantage of being the first to industrialize no longer gives any economic advantage.

  283. Hail says: • Website
    @unit472

    You gloss over some significant downsides to the personal automobile, some of which (generally technical/efficiency) have been touched on by other comments.

    I would also suggest a major cultural downside to personal automobile dominance.

    There were many initially opposed to the automobile when it began making its first inroads (so to speak) against rail-dominant society by about the 1910s, in earnest by the 1920s, and decisively/near-totally winning the battle by perhaps 1950. By the third quarter, and especially fourth quarter, of the twentieth century, rail was all but entirely gone from the American experience; perhaps more Americans rode the monorail at Disneyland and Disneyworld than made Amtrak-type inter-city rail trips by 20th century Q4. I don’t know the numbers but it wouldn’t surprise me.

    George Kennan, that classically American figure and one our best minds of the 20th century, was a lifelong opponent of the automobile and advocate of rail. It is telling that in his Around the Cragged Hill: A Personal and Political Philosophy (published 1993, writing began in 1991), he spends a full eight pages elaborating on the rail vs. automobile theme, which is 3.3% of the content book, a quite substantial share of the book given that the scope is “a personal and political philosophy.”

    Why did Kennan believe rail was socially better? In short, he believed rail brings unity while the automobile brings / is associated with disintegration. (Those of us many decades younger — Kennan was born in 1904 — who never knew a rail-oriented America, would still have to readily admit that White Flight was “associated with” the automobile, at least; Kennan argues something stronger, that it may even be causal.

    Below are some excerpts from Kennan on this:

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    Society, one way or another, was the loser…when what was by then the world’s greatest railway network, constructed at vast cost and representing a veritable triumph of American engineering and technology, was sacrificed, with…abruptness, recklessness, and abandon, to the compelling commercial intrusion of the automobile….[E]normous capital investments and material values lightheartedly sacrificed, to the ultimate detriment of society as a whole, but the trends of urban development, sensitive as these are to the available means of transportation, were whipsawed mercilessly by these abrupt and profound changes. […]

    [In the early 1920s,] when I was at Princeton, there appeared on campus a gentleman, whose name and identity I could not possibly now recall, but who left a lasting impression upon me by pointing out, in an evening lecture, that the railway and the automobile exerted diametrically opposite and conflicting disciplines on the development of the urban community — and that this, to the extent that one form of transportation was allowed to exclude or replace the other, was bound to have profound effects on American life.

    The railway, this gentleman pointed out, was capable of accepting and disgorging its loads, whether of passengers or freight, only at fixed points. This being the case, it tended to gather together, and to concentrate around its urban terminus and railheads, all activity that was in any way related to movements of freight or passengers into or out of the city. It was in this quality that it had made major and in some ways decisive contributions to the development not only of the great railway metropolises of the Victorian age — particularly such inland cities as Moscow, Berlin, Paris, and Chicago — but even of the great maritime turnover ports, such as London and New York.

    The automobile, on the other hand, had precisely the opposite qualities. Incapable, in view of its own cumbersomeness and requirements for space, of accepting or releasing large loads at any concentrated points anywhere, but peculiarly capable of accepting and releasing hem at multitudes of unconcentrated points anywhere else, the automobile tended to disintegrate and to explode all that the railway had brought together. It was, in fact, the enemy of the concentrated city. Thus it was destined to destroy the great densely populated urban centers of the nineteenth century, with all the glories of economic and cultural life that had flowed from their very unity and compactness. [….]

    The automobile, in short, has turned out to be, by virtue of its innate and inalterable qualities, the enemy of community generally. Wherever it advances, neighborliness and the sense of community are impaired. [….]

    • Replies: @unit472
    , @Escher
  284. @Agent76

    “You clearly did not view the video reports. These are in no way flattering and if you actually have put a minuscule amount of effort into just by listening you would have known this fact. Have a blessed day!”

    You really believe such a joke of propaganda? Anyone can claim a hacker has broken into some Chinese database and hold whatever ugly Chinese government dark secret they want to make up – it’s utterly meaningless without proof. And building more skyscrapers is a sign of economic weakness in a rapidly DEVELOPING (not a developed) country like China?

  285. @EastKekistani

    The Falun Gong is not an anti-China entity. Instead it is essentially a traditionalist, semi-Buddhist branch of the Chinese Democracy Movement. It is actually friendly with Hu and Xi. Who they really hate is Jiang. They own several websites that are essentially anti-Jiang sites. The Falun Gong also hosts censorship circumvention tools that I have used in the past.

    I neither support nor oppose them.

    Falun Gong is a cult. When it started, China’s public healthcare system had been dismantled. It used people’s fear of getting sick to engaging in cult activities. I do not like cults, especially the one that is used by the U.S. State Department to spread anti-China propaganda.

  286. @Random Smartaleck

    Their being “anti-China” [1] might just have a tiny bit to do with their ongoing oppression by the Party.

    [1] False; at most they are against the CCP’s policies targeting them. They can only be labeled as such if you believe the CCP’s propaganda that “The Party is China, and China is the Party.”

    Chinese government has an approval rating of approximately 80%. The government is a good representative of the country.

  287. Anon[217] • Disclaimer says:

    #EndtheInvasion

    Time to send them all packing. America is full up. China people go home.

  288. @anonymous

    China building quality

    There are tons of videos with positive views on China’s infrastructures on youtube. Why pick that two clowns’ video only?

    So does this site:

    Chinese cities:
    https://www.skyscrapercity.com/forumdisplay.php?f=803https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=331300&page=83

    Chinese highways:
    https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=232957&page=187

    Chinese bridges:
    https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=331300&page=83

    Chinese high speed rails:
    https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?s=805bfe85eb1a6429e41c655104c6abf1&t=1265631&page=635

  289. In the US: IQ is fake, don’t study it or talk about it or we will denounce you, everyone is equal so unequal outcomes should be blamed on pernicious & ubiquitous badism, “meritocracy” is a stalking horse

    China: IQ is real, let’s study it, select for it, cultivate it, and even genetically engineer it, meritocracy is over a thousand year tradition

    WHO WILL WIN?

  290. Okechukwu says:
    @CanSpeccy

    Now, however, there are many attractive places for the most talented people to do research with salaries comparable to those paid in America.

    It’s really not about the money with scientists. If they were interested in money they’d do something else.

    America is still, far and away, the center of science and research. Moreover, English is the language of science and research.

    Moreover, as American society sinks into racial strife and PC madness, even those from low-wage countries such as China and India must find the option of moving to the US of diminishing appeal.

    But there’s vastly more and often deadly ethnic strife in places like China and India. And both countries have their own versions of PC culture as well. It’s just a question of whether you agree or disagree with what is or isn’t politically correct. Political correctness isn’t a modern phenomenon. It has existed for as long as humans have. In the antebellum South, it was politically incorrect to express abolitionist sentiments.

    The big chink in the US competitive armor isn’t anything like racial strife (which is so mild as to be a Disneyland experience compared to other places) but rather how it treats its citizens in terms of family leave, maternity leave, healthcare and other quality of life indicators. My wife’s friend, also from Germany and a scientist, flew back there as soon as she got pregnant. By first world standards, the United States is not a good place to have babies. Pregnant women are forced to work right up to labor. And they’re forced to go back to work too soon after giving birth, and many of them contract infections and die because of it.

    The healthcare system is a mess. A minor visit to an emergency room can cost $10,000. And of course in this country, your primary care physician can’t see you on short notice so we are all forced to go to the emergency for everything.

    It’s all ideology driven. This idea that we are a land of free markets and individualism. Republican governors even refused the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare that would cover their poorest and most vulnerable citizens, just to remain ideologically pure.

    But anybody who is a genuine American patriot should take heart because the country is changing for the better. Politicians like AOC are the change agents Obama claimed to be but never was. Universal healthcare or Medicare for All will be implemented at some point in the near future. Western European-type maternity and family leave structures will be established. These are really the things America needs to do for its renewal and regeneration.

    • Agree: Bliss
  291. eah says:

    People who state flatly that the Chinese can’t innovate are of course being unfair.

    But the things cited here as examples of Chinese innovation (I assume that’s the intent — ?) really largely aren’t (trains running on concrete viaducts) — they are more incremental improvements on existing technology, or new applications of existing technology/tools (a kind of innovation I suppose), eg gene manipulation — 5G is another good example: it is based on an open standard developed under the auspices of 3GPP — in regular meetings, technical contributions are introduced and considered — pretty much any company, organization, or academic institution that wants to can participate — in the end, as in 3G and 4G (LTE), it will probably be QCOM, an American company, with the most IP (intellectual property) in the 5G TS (technical specifications), which are publicly accessible — link.

    Fred Reed is a kind of oddball whitey/America basher — that’s the obvious subtext of this particular effort.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  292. @MAOWASAYALI

    I remember reading something about one of Mao’s Jewish advisors. If I remember correctly, their relationship didn’t start off well. This guy was put in jail, like for a long while because Mao thought he was a spy. After his release he stayed in China to Mao’s surprise and they soon began to communicate. It might have been someone else, but reading your comment brought that to mind.

    Anyway, I appreciate you sharing a little history on Mao and his Jewish connection. I don’t know if you have ever researched or come across any information about a Jewish community that migrated to China back in the silk road days. Just thought you might know something about that group, if not I’m sure you will try and see what you find.

    Take care.

  293. “By about the year 2000 Communist China will be a “superpower” built by American technology and skill.”
    Antony C. Sutton, American Secret Establishment published 1984

    “Made in China” was made in America.

    Mao was Yale’s man in China,
    http://digital.library.yale.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/yale-ydn/id/135148/rec/14

    Ah- the easy source: http://mygen.com/users/ufo/Mao_was_a_Yale_Man.html

    • Replies: @MAOWASAYALI
  294. @anarchyst

    I have to agree with you on the point you make about our gun laws being more complicated. Having to join a Hunting and Shooting club before you can fill out an application to purchase a weapon is wasted money for a guy like me that stopped killing animals for sport a long time ago. I think the fees are around 300.00 dollars, but I’m not sure. Once approved you have a limited choice of weapons, that you are allowed to purchase, but prices are very close to what someone would pay for the same model in the US. The only outlet that is authorized to sell weapons is a Military Store that is located in the Mexico City Military base. It takes a couple of months once your paperwork is filed and you receive the approval to make your purchase. I think that fee is around 50.00 dollars, but I’m not sure.

    I guess what I’m trying to say is, at a time when governments are taking guns away from their citizens, (New Zealand, Australia, , etc.) at least someone in Mexico still has their right to have one, no matter how much of a hassle it is to buy one. We all know Mexicans need to have the ability to protect themselves and their loved ones from the violence.

    Take care, I appreciate the way you handled my comment…and you can expect non of that from me again.

  295. SteveK9 says:
    @Truth

    I’ve been a Scientist for 40 years, and I can tell you that the domination of ‘American’ Science, never mind China, by Chinese is well on the way. You can read paper after paper where there are 8 names given as authors, all of them Chinese, or maybe with one senior author with a non-Chinese name, although even that is disappearing as Chinese Scientists become full Professors at most of the elite institutions. Good or bad, it should certainly make you wonder what is happening in China. A lot of their best students came here to study, but I think that will dry up. If they can do that well here, I suspect Chinese Universities will be producing some outstanding research in the near term.

    • Agree: annamaria
    • Replies: @Joe Wong
    , @Joe Wong
  296. Brandon says:

    No need for overanalysis here. Change is inevitable…change happens. In the 1930’s the US was still something of an industrial/technological and economic backwater…relative to the emerging Axis powers Germany and Japan. More than anything, WWII is what made America Great… and most of the technological leaps we made in the 1950’s…especially the “Space Race”, the development of jet aircraft and satellites was due to stolen technology we obtained from the Nazi scientists. Fast forward 50 years and now the Chinese are stealing technology from us. It is entirely possible that they may match pace with, and ultimately overtake us. The reality for billions of people around the world has been that they live in countries that are not in first place. Why would we Americans have such a problem with that?

  297. FreeWilly says:
    @Anon

    At least they’re having some fun, unlike some.

  298. Rich says:
    @Biff

    You get it…
    Pekingo delenda est.

  299. Anonymous[346] • Disclaimer says:

    Does anyone else see this as being caused by vast differences in government philosophy, structure, and effectiveness?

    What we have in the US is a two-party system constantly fighting with each other and never able to get anything done. A philosophy of individualism that trumpets self-interest and greed.

    China has greater political stability, is run by engineers not lawyers, can think long-term, and actually values the whole. Capitalism w Chinese characteristics has been remarkably effective.

    Theirs is an organized system trying to raise the standard of living of the whole. Ours is a chaotic struggle of different interest groups competing against each other.

  300. Joe Wong says:
    @SteveK9

    The white Americans need not to worry that the American universities and labs will not be overtaken by the Chinese because the Chinese scientists and engineers in the USA are being arrested on the national security charges of spying for China in the accelerated pace. The American national security agencies want to lock all Chinese up like they locked all Japanese up in the concentration camp during the WWII.

  301. Joe Wong says:
    @SteveK9

    The white Americans need not to worry that the American universities and labs will not be overtaken by the Chinese because the Chinese scientists and engineers in the USA are being arrested on the national security charges of spying for China in the accelerated pace. The American national security agencies want to lock all Chinese up like they locked all Japanese up in the concentration camp during the WWII.

    The American does not need Chinese scientists and engineers, they only need anti-China Chinese talking heads to trash, smear and demonize China.

  302. Republic says:
    @anarchyst

    The Mexican Constitution allows for the possession of weapons by the citizenry

    What about permanent residents?

  303. KenH says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    Looks like I got inside your air filled head.

    No, Mr. tin foil hat goo-tearez, the Jews don’t run China like they do America but they have greatly facilitated its rise because it’s making them filthy rich. If Jews actually run China then the Chinese would not be providing military and financial assistance to Israel’s enemies like Bashar Al Assad and Islamic Republic of Iran. And (((neo-cons))) would not be ruminating and rhapsodizing about a possible near future war with China.

    David Rockefeller said “the Chinese system under Mao has been so successful, it’s the model by which every country should be governed.

    That’s not what he said. He said that “The social experiment in China under. Chairman Mao’s leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history”. Of course, Davie leaves out the fact that it came at the cost of nearly 80 million lives.
    https://www.nytimes.com/1973/08/10/archives/from-a-china-traveler.html

    ….poor people in Africa don’t have means to get to Mexico without the assistance of a government!

    More like assistance from moneyed (((private interests))) like (((George Soros))).

    Unlike most people in the world, you have the weapons and are too scared to use them

    But if and when we do use our weapons you then claim we are white supremacists intent on wiping out native people and perpetuating “white supremacy”. Unz review has many double talking trolls and you’re one of them.

  304. Interesting that not a single person has remarked on the fact that Zionists deeply embedded across all sectors of American business and government have stolen US technology for Israel who then turns around and sells our technology to the Chinese. The Jews can see they’re at the tail end of sucking their US host dry, and time to move on to a people whose life blood is becoming increasingly more robust.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  305. Jazman says:
    @FB

    He should read 9000 pages of Soviet penal system . Everything documented . Huge lies that Stalin killed millions everything is easy to debunk just to check population numbers . If he killed so much people how Soviet Union had so much success to repair destroyed country and to become intellectual and scientific superpower .In 1950 there were, according to Conquest, 12 million political prisoners! Armed with the true facts, we can readily see what a fraudster Conquest really is. Not one of his figures corresponds even remotely to the truth. In 1939 there was a total in all the camps, colonies and prisons of close to 2 million prisoners. Of these 454,000 had committed political crimes, not 9 million as Conquest asserts. Those who died in labour camps between 1937 and 1939 numbered about 160,000, not 3 million as Conquest asserts. In 1950 there were 578,000 political prisoners in labour camps, not 12 million. Let the reader not forget that Robert Conquest to this day remains one of the major sources for right-wing propaganda against communism. Among right-wing pseudo-intellectuals, Robert Conquest is a godlike figure. As for the figures cited by Alexander Solzhenitsyn – 60 million alleged to have died in labour camps – there is no need for comment. The absurdity of such an allegation is manifest. Only a sick mind could promote such delusions. Today in USA how many people are in prison ?

    • Agree: FB
  306. @J. Gutierrez

    It’s the same guy, Sidney Rittenberg. He explains in this interesting interview, first time six years in complete darkness, and later another 10 years in a Chinese jail:

    https://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/12/the-american-who-gave-his-life-to-chairman-mao/282647/

  307. @foolisholdman

    Yes I quoted it but never claimed it was more authoritative than wikepidia or what posters or commenters write here on UR.

  308. @Joe Wong

    The white Americans need not to worry that the American universities and labs will not be overtaken by the Chinese because the Chinese scientists and engineers in the USA are being arrested on the national security charges of spying for China in the accelerated pace. The American national security agencies want to lock all Chinese up like they locked all Japanese up in the concentration camp during the WWII.

    This is why we need to find a neutral country to flee to in times of trouble. Getting locked up in a concentration camp is awful, so is returning to an Axis country that is likely to be seriously harmed.

    I’m thinking of Latin America right now since it is fairly neutral.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  309. Che Guava says:

    They do steal.

    At the least, the Chinese govt. requested tenders for high-speed rail.

    Manufacturers for JR here, and for SCNF in France, hoped for some business from it.

    I suspect that our copanies have some profit flow from signalling systems and such. After all, the Chinese high-speed rail system is the only one to have the distinction of disasters.

    It is only a matter of time before Moslems in France make SNCF a target and cause a disaster there.SNCF lines are always on flat ground, at ldast in any high-speed segments.

    The difference being that the disasters in China were entirely from cheating, assumimg that, by using the sane approach as Japan without actually knowing .it, they would automatically succeed,

    The photo that Frederico is offering is exactly the same as one may see here in Japan, a bridge that resembles an aquaduct, and tunnels punching though mountains.

    The origin was Japan, not China, it is a copy.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  310. @EstherWatcher

    Interesting that not a single person has remarked on the fact that Zionists deeply embedded across all sectors of American business and government have stolen US technology for Israel who then turns around and sells our technology to the Chinese.

    From what I read on UR, many think Jews own USA, and if they “steal” I suppose it’s the way a colonial master (Israel) steals from a colony (US). But if they try the same with the Chinese they may get out-Jewed by the Jews of Asia.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  311. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @Okechukwu

    America is still, far and away, the center of science and research. Moreover, English is the language of science and research.

    Take a look at the The Center for World University Rankings data. Yes, the US is up there with the best in many fields, but it is not ranked No. 1, 2 or 3 in many areas. Europe, China and Russia are all there among the leaders in many fields. Moreover, the trend is not America’s friend. So how many will abandon a career with good prospects in Germany, say, or Switzerland, Japan, Australia, or Canada to live in country dominated by rabid anti-white racists like AOC, where a minor medical emergency could bankrupt you.

    As for English being the language of science, I don’t see how that is an incentive for scientists to migrate to the US. Educated people worldwide speak good English, better than the vast majority in England. Moreover, the dominance of English in science is probably a temporary thing. When I was an undergraduate, about half the scientific literature was in French or German, so PhD students in England were expected to be competent in both of those languages. Now, very little is published in those languages but in China, most scientific journals are published in Chinese. As China’s research effort continues to grow, scientists will have an increasing need to be conversant with Chinese and other oriental languages, something to be gained most readily by working in Asia.

    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  312. @Commentator Mike

    From what I read on UR, many think Jews own USA, and if they “steal” I suppose it’s the way a colonial master (Israel) steals from a colony (US). But if they try the same with the Chinese they may get out-Jewed by the Jews of Asia.

    Exactly. This is why we are not afraid of the Jews.

    From my experience Jews and Chinese are indeed very similar to each other. The proper way to handle Jews is never giving in. You need to set a red line and just don’t allow anyone, Jewish or not, to cross it. Jews will perpetually want to get more and more from you. Don’t let them cross your line, ever. No discounts, no favors, no slight violation of rules, no excuses, nothing. If you let them slightly cross your line they will just continue to push you around.

  313. @Che Guava

    They do steal.

    Of course. Nobody is denying that.

    I suspect that our copanies have some profit flow from signalling systems and such. After all, the Chinese high-speed rail system is the only one to have the distinction of disasters.

    Yeah but disasters are still very rare. Generally the trains are very reliable.

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  314. FB says:
    @CanSpeccy

    History has nothing in common with aeronautics or mathematics or any hard science…it is the very definition of bullshit and has been the primary means of indoctrination of the people…

    This Kotkin clown is the archetypal establishment boot licker…a member of the Hoover Institute and other such ‘politburos’…Stalin is merely a subject of demonization for the paranoid US establishment…same for Mao…if you believe they are going to get a fair treatment from their ideological and political enemies then you are hopelessly gullible…

    Here’s an example…much is supposedly made of Stalin supposedly starving millions of peasants…but what happened in the US in the same decade of the 1930s…?…ever read Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath…or even seen the great Henry Fonda movie…?…what about those dirt poor ‘Okies’ getting bulldozed off their land…what about the slave labor conditions they were subjected to on those California plantations…I have a hard time imagining how Stalin [or anybody] could have treated human beings with more utter cruelty and injustice…

    Rose’s baby is stillborn…in the final scene the Joads find refugee in an abandoned barn…a starving man and his young son are there…Rose offers her breast milk to the starving man…

    That decade was a demographic catastrophe for the US with a population shortfall of almost 10 million people when compared to the previous and subsequent decade…you can look up the decade by decade US population figures in Wikipedia and see the numbers staring you in the face…

    What happened in the dustbowl years in both the US and the plains of Russia was a decade of drought combined with previous decades of soil erosion due to improper [we now know] farming practices…both countries had large agrarian populations that were hard hit and both countries suffered similar demographic losses…those are the physical facts…

    The bullshit starts with clowns like Kotkin…who attempt to weave a narrative of cruel despotism on the part of their opponents…while ignoring the far greater cruelty that their own working class folks were subjected to by greedy bankers and petty bourgeoisie landowners…

    So yeah…I don’t believe a word of it…neither would Steinbeck…

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
    , @Sin City Milla
  315. @CanSpeccy

    Please do not talk about technical matters. You are total analphabet. I am not even going to Analise any of your technical comment because they are total idiocies.
    So far I only did check FB’s comments and they were all correct.
    You are an worthless impostor, concerning technical matters.

    • Replies: @Random Smartaleck
  316. @Commentator Mike

    Ooops, here I go misinforming. Rittenberg spent the first year of his six year sentence in complete darkness, not the full term. But apparently the rest of his time in jail was in solitary.

  317. Che Guava says:

    They do steal.

    At the least, the Chinese govt. requested tenders for high-speed rail.

    Manufacturers for JR here, and for SCNF in France, hoped for some business from it.

    I suspect that our copanies have some profit flow from signalling systems and such. After all, the Chinese high-speed rail system is the only one to have the distinction of disasters.

    It is only a matter of time before Moslems in France make SNCF a target and cause a disaster there.SNCF lines are always on flat ground, at ldast in any high-speed segments.

    The difference being that the disasters in China were entirely from cheating, assumimg that, by using the sane approach as Japan without actually knowing .it, they would automatically succeed,

    The photo that Frederico is offering is exactly the same as one may see here in Japan, a bridge that resembles an aquaduct, and tunnels punching though mountains.

    The origin was Japan, not China, it is a copy.

    Sure, from my reading, U.S.A. rail and other infractucture is a pile of shit, and mainly black people riding public transport make riding to avoid, good luck U.S.A.

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  318. @Thinker

    If China is that great, why are their citizens immivading America? Come to the west coast and see, it’s almost a wholesale China takeover of Seattle, SF, LA. China crooks can’t wait to leave as soon as they’ve swindled enough money to. So many of their crooked corrupt millionaires are leaving it’s practically a stampede. They’re blanketing the west coast like locusts.

    It is, of course, the merest speculation on my part, but could it be that the crooks are finding life in China much harder than life in the USA and much harder than it used to be. If it is any comfort to you, the Chinese authorities are trying very hard to get them and their loot back.

    • Replies: @Assimilate or go home
  319. denk says:

    EastKekistani

    Either the whites or muslims will dominate the future.

    I duno about the muslims but doncha know the
    whites are being genocided, even the much vaunted jews are to be supplanted by Indians….
    The next chosen people ?

    • Replies: @denk
    , @EastKekistani
  320. @anarchyst

    Well said. As Samuel Huntington said in his book Who Are We?, German immigrants even changed their last names to assimilate. Today’s immigrants no longer even bother changing their first names. The Indian names are esp. impossible to pronounce.

    We can thank the Jews for this multiculturalism over assimilation BS. Jews refuse to assimilate by becoming Christian, so they encourage multiculturalism so they no longer stand out as the only non-Christians in a Christian country. They engineered a change in our law to import as many of the third world horde as possible, tell each group they are a victim group (of White men’s racism) the minute they landed, encourage them to take pride and hang on to their own culture no matter how violent, degenerate, corrupt or misogynist their shit culture is, and drive division through all groups to weaken the core white group. This is how Jews repay us for taking them in.

    Economic migrants are leeches, like the Jews. They are only here to take, not to give. They’ll never be loyal to their host country. My kid’s China classmate told him that his dad says to him all the time, “China #1!”. “Vedic Cultural Centers” are popping up all over the place for Indian kids to go learn Hindi and stay in touch with their shit culture. Hispanics wave Mexican flags at soccer games or when they march to protest demanding citizenship for illegals. Our schools are encouraging this trend by hosting “Culture Nights”, so each group can go pedal their shit “native” culture, if that’s not racism I don’t know what is.

    As Woodrow Wilson once said, “There are no groups in America, America is a nation of individuals. Any man who thinks himself a member of a national group has not yet become an American.” How far we have steered from those wise words, to our own detriment.

    • Agree: Ilyana_Rozumova
  321. Che Guava says:
    @Che Guava

    I would add that the approach was also there in ceitain pre-high speed lines, one of the best examples long closed, though the remnant bridge is great.

  322. @foolisholdman

    Jet and Gas turbine ere two different things you retard.

  323. @foolisholdman

    The reason 99% of China people in America are corrupt is because they’re the only ones rich enough to emigrate, China is still a very poor country, 600m still live on <$2 a day. China's corrupt elites love it here because we have no extradition treaty with China. The NYT had a front page story a couple of years ago titled "Wanted in China, Living the Good Life in America". That's what's going on in a nutshell for 99% of China people in America.

    Chinese government's effort is half hearted at best, for they too, want more Chinese to emigrate here and conquer us through immigration. It's good for China.

  324. @Sick of Orcs

    Will someone inform the dog and cat-eating yellows about Viagra so they stop grinding up endangered animals for dick pills?

    Bwahaha…best comment yet. And these are supposedly high IQ people.

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  325. @Commentator Mike

    Asians eat the most disgusting shit. And the more they immigrate here, the more of this shit culture they’ll bring in. Soon penis soup, snake bile, dog meat, cobra heart and all other disgusting crap that they eat will be on menus of ethnic restaurants, and the biggest aficionados of these disgusting eats, aside from their own kind, will be the Jews, like Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern…always the Jews. Money, power, food and sex, that’s all the Jews care about. They are obsessed with them.

  326. Che Guava says:
    @EastKekistani

    I like it that you are East Kekistani. A bit like me. What I was saying, though, was that the two disasters in China were only because the govt. was trying to steal tech. through fake tender processes (intended only to steal know-how, they had no intention of awarding a contract to any tenderer, so at best, it was a cheap trick to steal know-how). Implementors in China thus had a very imperfect knowledge, because those from whom it had been stolen had no input, disaster as the result.

    I am sure that the lines would be safe now, cold comfort for the several hundreds sacrifiiced when that was not the case.

    As I was saying in the earlier post, only disasters on high-speed rail to now, and also both because of basic engineering errors.

  327. unit472 says:
    @Hail

    Actually I enjoy train travel and have taken several cross country trips on Amtrak but I get a ‘roomette’ as its takes more than 50 hours to go from Chicago to Seattle or Oakland and Amtrak trains will go over 80mph across much of the route which is about as fast as I want to go on a train. What slows the train down is stopping in small towns along the way because a congressman insists his constituents have the service available. That would happen with HSR too so going 200+mph wouldn’t cut as much travel time as one might think and adds greatly to the cost as you need a dedicated track for high speeds.

    As for social disintegration caused by the automobile. I don’t buy it. I grew up with the Drive In diner and movie theater. It was how teens socialized in my day but it wasn’t the mongrelized America of today. “Drive by shootings” ended with prohibition though I admit teens, cars and beer were a dangerous combination. Still suburbs weren’t the atomized communities we see today. I attribute that to immigration not cars.

  328. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    History … is the very definition of bullshit and has been the primary means of indoctrination of the people…

    Then you proceed to lecture me on the history of the United States. LOL.

    Outside your own specialty you are as much of an illogical ignoramus as that aeronautical engineering fantasist Ilyana_Rozumova.

    As for Profesor Stephen Kotkin of Princeton U., you say he is “a clown… the archetypal establishment boot licker…” whose topic of research, Stalin, “is merely a subject of demonization for the paranoid US establishment.”

    Very interesting — if true?

    But political discourse of any value, like historical discourse, or aeronautical discourse, must be based on facts and logic. And, unfortunately, though you offer a potentially interesting hypothesis, you have no facts to support it, only abusive statements about an individual who, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, is entitled to be regarded as an honest man.

    As for your diversionary abuse of America’s ruling elite, you might take note that your view of the elite is rather less critical than my own. As indicated at #160 above, I believe that their objective to be not merely the ruthless exploitation of the common man but elimination of the mass of the world’s population: a global and multinational genocide as prelude to the New World Order.

    • Disagree: FB
    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  329. @Anon

    Well said. Jews have finally hit the jackpot with America. These people caused multiple wars throughout Europe’s history, and now that they have total control of history’s foremost superpower, they will stop at nothing until Israel takes over the whole world (through America), even if they have to start WWIII to get there. God’s Chosen are here to lead us to the Promised Land, or hell, whichever comes first.

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  330. @Anon

    Remember, you needed to be a Jew to get into a top school.

    America’s problem begins and ends with the Traitorous Eight. The last 3 presidents who have done the most damage to America all went through Yale or Harvard (Bushobama and Jared Kushner, our real current president). None got in on his own merit, one through legacy, another through affirmative action, a third by buying his way in. This is a clear failure of our elite colleges, they are now the foremost institutions in America to perpetuate corruption, elitism, greed, rise of mediocrity and incompetence. It is what happens when Jews take over any institution, they invariably run it to the ground through their greed, dishonesty and clannishness.

    The only way to defeat this Bullshit Revolution by the Jews (both the loony left Jews and the neocon Jews) is to kill off the Ivy League, by devaluing its prestige, and devaluing the importance of college altogether. More parents should also homeschool their children, instead of sending them to public schools to get indoctrinated by the Jew run education system. That’s where we begin to take away their power: by rejecting their utterly corrupt indoctrination aka education system.

    • Agree: Sin City Milla
  331. FB says: • Website
    @PeterMX

    Your comments about Siemens and how they worked their deals with the Chinese on the rail technology are purely speculative since those kinds of commercial details are kept confidential…

    Also your story about German jets and other technology is very rudimentary…in the West both Hans von Ohain and Britain’s Frank Whittle are generally credited with independently developing the turbojet engine…in Russia Arkhip Lyulka filed the first turbofan engine patent in 1941..the configuration that has come to dominate the gas turbine propulsion field…

    Still there is no question that the years of National Socialism in Germany saw huge strides in science and many fields of applied technology…similar to the postwar Soviet leap…in both cases due to well organized state effort…

    After the war Russia leaped ahead dramatically, despite the fact that the US had poached the cream of German technical talent…the German scientists were never given the resources and organizational priority they had in the socialist German system…thus the US lagged behind severely…until adopting the same socialist style approach with the Apollo Program…as decreed by JFK and implemented as a national priority along the lines of FDR’s infrastructure initiatives…

    Today the US is falling behind badly…most laymen don’t realize that not all ‘research’ is the same…there is an incredible amount of fluff in stuff that is euphemistically called ‘science’…

    The major scientific advances were made in the first half of the 20’th century…in aerospace, propulsion, nuclear energy etc…microelectronics are not actually very important to anything other than consumer applications…all military and aerospace technology can work just fine with 1980s electronics…

    There is nothing historically odd about this burst of scientific advance, followed by long periods of only incremental or minor advancements…there is an awful lot of bullshit masquerading as science…and a lot of this stuff is actually harmful…like GMOs and glyphosate pesticides…and pretty much the entire pharmaceutical industry…

    I remember following keenly the Genome Project, starting in the early 1990s…the most voluminous and authoritative coverage was in the ‘Science Times’ section of the NYT…as the gene decoding project got rolling the experts were confidently predicting that the human body would contain about 100,000 genes…after a few years that was revised down to about 50,000…then 30,000 where it stayed for a number of years…currently the ‘estimate’ is about 17,000…read the Wikipedia article on this for a good laugh…

    So the biggest science project of the Capitalist Era turns out to be a not-so-exact science…LOL

  332. @J. Gutierrez

    Mr. Gutierrez,

    Thank you for your replies and interest in Mao, my sardonic namesake. 

    The guy you are thinking about is Sidney Rittenberg. Mao put him away 2 times in prison. The first time was on the advice of Stalin who warned Mao that Rittenberg was an (((American spy))). The second time was during the so-called “Cultural Revolution” in the mid-1960s for his part in storming and taking over Radio Beijing and trying to incite the masses to turn China upside-down and inside-out.

    It is my contention that what is happening now in America is “Cultural Revolution 2.0.” The American “Antifa” is the contemporary equivalent of Mao’s “Red Guards,” and the tearing down of “white European” historical monuments all across America is taken straight out of the (((Communist))) playbook of Mao’s Red Guards who destroyed all things traditional. The mad dogs even destroyed the gravesite of Confucius! 

    Regarding the Jewish community that migrated to China back in the Silk Road days… they were called “Radhaniites” who later became the “Kaifeng Jews” in the north-eastern province of Henan in China.

  333. @Anon

    And these are the “best and brightest”, “highly skilled” that Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jared Kushner and Andrew Yang want to bring in by the hundreds of millions to tend to our high tech industry, manage all our business, healthcare and government systems. Bill Gates can’t give them enough vaccines and vitamins to make sure every Indian woman’s 14 babies live to adulthood so they can invade America as “best and brightest”, “highly skilled”, because our tech plantation owners need more H1b slaves, even if they are better at flinging cow poops than coding.

  334. @CanSpeccy

    I won’t be surprised if the elites seek depopulation.

    How can they make sure that the masses will never threaten them? By eliminating high-IQ races (whites & NE Asians), races with sufficiently large high-IQ subgroups (Indians) and races with unusually high social unity (Middle Eastern Muslims). If these tribes aren’t completely wiped out the elites will never feel safe.

    If there is nobody but Negroids, Australoids, mestizos, SE Asians etc left. A world with a few elites and a lot of groids that can be policed by robots will of course be an optimal world.

    How to achieve that?

    I think the elites want to cause WWIII. Let whites, NE Asians, Muslims and Indians nuke each other and attack each other with other WMD such as ethnobioweapons and AI until we are all dead.

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  335. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @Assimilate or go home

    Jews have finally hit the jackpot with America.

    That seems to be the case, with the next Presidential election shaping up as a Jew versus Jew contest (Trump versus Sanders).

  336. Che Guava says:
    @Assimilate or go home

    What is wrong with eating dog and cat meat? I don’t, but I cannot see the problem. Cats, in particular, as a purely parasitic species, except in the now very rare cases where they take vermin on, why not?

    The number of times I have seen cats back down to rats in inner Tokyo, they are useless for the purpose for which they were semi-domesticated in the first place.

    If somebody wants to eat cat meat (I don’t), why not? Plenty of (too many) feral ‘domestic’ cats around.

    As for dogs, I read that some Polynesian populations had special dogs, expressly for eating, but many Polynesians would also eat people given the chance.

    I don’t know.

    However, an Indonesian friend (from Sulawesi) and a Sth. Korean friend both tell me that dog meat is delicious, if I had been with either when it was on the menu, I may have tried it.

    Glad that I was never in such a situation.

    A. Karlyn wrote a relevant essay here recently.

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  337. denk says:
    @denk

    hmm,
    kekistani [the ‘chinese’] where r u ?

    Havent been paying attention ?

    At ground zero, Indians are already running SV, the likes of Ajit Pai, Sundar Pitchai etc decide what’s best for
    murkkan netizens daily consumption.

    IN the 2020 , latest 2024, murkkans would likely get a Hindu prez.

    This is the way tptb wants it.
    That means all of USA’s vassals ‘allies’ would get a memo too.

    Exhibit A
    UK … done.
    As lord Archer observed.
    ‘Indians are taking over , they’r the new Jews’

    Exhibit B
    Canada,
    Every ‘ally’ has gotten the memo from Washington,

    its Open border for the new chosen people, babe….
    https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/international-business/canada-holds-doors-wide-open-for-indians/articleshow/68804155.cms

    https://www.linkedin.com/feed/news/canada-looks-to-woo-indian-techies-4394171

    BTW Do you know who’s the Canuck minister of Offense ?

    • Replies: @DB Cooper
  338. @Anon

    Asians do not innovate because like Jews, they worship wealth over innovation. The smartest Asian kids today want to major in computer science, medicine or economics, so they can be rich startup founders (by creating more useless apps), cardiologists or investment bankers, because that’s where the money is. They do not major in Physics, Music or Math because there’s no money there. Fewer and fewer are now majoring in engineering, because engineers are grunts who have to get their hands dirtied and make little compared to software startup founders, surgeons or investment bankers.

    That said, most innovations are incremental rather than disruptive. Who even remembers anymore who invented the first modern toilet, air conditioner, refrigerator, microwave, TV, CD/DVD player, radio, personal computer, the modern airplane, high speed trains, thumb drives, all the modern necessities we take for granted today? Were these inventions incremental? I’m sure they weren’t nearly as good as they are today when they first came out.

  339. DB Cooper says:
    @Anon

    Also drinking cow piss. Cow piss is regarded as a tonic in India.

  340. @denk

    Oh!

    Can Indians defeat Jews? I’m really not sure. India is very diverse with many very different groups with very different strategies.

    Moreover I don’t read Hindi at all so I really can not comment.

    • Replies: @denk
  341. @Che Guava

    You should never eat an animal eating other animals. Collects diseases,

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  342. DB Cooper says:
    @denk

    hmm,
    kekistani [the ‘chinese’] where r u ?

    I laughed when I saw the quotation marks. I have been thinking the same thing. He seems to have a lot of knowledge on China but his thought process is a little bit off. I have suspicion but wasn’t sure. I didn’t call him out but just reading his rants with amusement and I was wondering whether other people on this thread smell the same thing.

    • Replies: @denk
  343. Vidi says:
    @Wally

    Twenty-eight million vehicles a year is still rather microscopic, when you remember that China has 1.4 billion people.

    Not when compared to:
    – those old / young enough to drive
    – the very recent economic success from which China is coming from compared to the west

    Twenty-eight million gas-guzzlers a year is indeed microscopic when compared to the potential car market of 1.4 billion people.

    you ignore the vast subsidies that China gives for electric cars, not likely to continue at the same rate, if at all

    The subsidies for New Energy Vehicles (NEV) might possibly end. However, you ignore the fact that China’s government allows the sales of the gas-guzzlers; these sales could just as easily end, perhaps by increasing some fees. The rapidly growing NEV market clearly indicates that a cleaner environment is what the Chinese people want, and in China, what the people want (if reasonable) is what the government wants.

    You also ignore what I was responding to, which was the claim that personal automobiles in general are wasteful, that roads and infrastructure repairs are bad. Please review.

    Personal autos indeed are wasteful, if they guzzle gas.

    Electric vehicles are not “renewable resources” (a loaded phrase to be sure), far from it. Studies have shown that electric battery production is highly resource intense and very toxic, with massive negative side effects, which should drive ‘environmentalist” crazy if they were consistent.

    I don’t think anyone here has made the silly claim that electric vehicles are “renewable resources”. Certainly not me. I do believe, however, that electric vehicles are far less environmentally damaging than gas guzzlers.

    [lots of anti-electric propaganda, blah, blah, blah]

    The question is, when the choice is between an electric vehicle and a gas guzzler, which will damage the environment less? For me, the answer is clearly that electric vehicles are greener. They may not be as green as butterflies, but they are far greener than Detroit’s favorite gas-guzzling product.

    For that reason, I support China’s NEV program. As the hugely rising sales of these New Energy Vehicles attests (they will overtake conventional vehicle sales soon, and then totally dominate the auto market), most people in China probably agree with me.

  344. @AnonFromTN

    I have no idea what you mean – I didn’t quote anything from China Uncensored.

  345. @EastKekistani

    Most Americans have no idea how wonderful cities can be.

    Gandhi once said that urbanization is bad for Indians, because when lots of strangers congregate in one place and live in close proximity to one another, only bad things will happen – violence, selfishness, crime, greed, every man for himself, dog eat dog. He wanted Indians to stay in villages and stay agrarian.

    Then the whites came and told Indians that’s why they’re so damn poor, they need to get out of the villages and “industrialize, modernize”. They want to turn Indians into materialistic consumers like themselves because it’s such a huge potential market. Indians worship whites so they forgot about Gandhi and went to the cities, in droves, and created slums everywhere, turning all Indian cities into decrepit, corrupt, filthy, polluted, crime ridden sewer pits of humanity.

    The bigger the city, the less the human connection, and human connection is what you need to retain your soul. Big cities are for the soulless, money grabbing zombies. One of the popular trends in Tokyo today is “rent a friend”, you pay someone to pretend to be your friend and do (non-sexual) stuff with you for a day. How sad is that? While it’s true that blacks turned America’s inner cities into hell on earth, it’s probably a blessing in disguise. That’s why the midwest is America’s heartland, and why small town Americans are mostly conservative voters, these people still have their souls, they can see that the country is falling apart, through greed and materialism running rampant in the big coastal cities.

  346. denk says:

    kekistani [the ‘chinese’]

    Continuing on Indian century…

    Exhibt C,
    NZ..
    I understand the US deep state wanted wEllington to get tough with the chicoms, so they replaced the former whitey PM with their man, Jacinda Arden.

    Perhaps its just coincidence, NZ seems to be upstaging even Oz in their sinophobia ever since.

    hehehhe

  347. @Commentator Mike

    Chinese are indeed very loud and rude people. Everywhere they go they talk as if they have to talk over 1.4 Billion people. Even in close proximity, they yell and shout at one another or into their phones. You wonder if they all have a hearing problem.

    I used to think it’s because their country is so overcrowded, but Japan is also highly populated, and the Japanese manage to be civil and polite, they are the most introverted people around.

    I think it is the culture, like Italians and Jews are rude and loud compared to the Germans and English. Chinese are like Italians and Jews, Japanese are more like the Germans.

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    , @Vidi
  348. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    You are total analphabet.

    If you are going to insult him, you should at least use actual English words.

  349. denk says:

    ‘Can Indians defeat Jews’ [html not working !]

    Not defeat, they’r chosen.

    Indian century…

    Exhibt D

    Singapore..
    Being a US ‘ally’,
    Even ‘high IQ’ Singapore isnt immune,
    Its done, WMMed by Indians.

    YOu know that doncha ?

    Eastkekistani
    ‘I heard from a Pakistani ,even in Chinese dominated Sg, IMCF is four times CMIF”

    You’r prolly right, mind u, that could be a conservative estimate.

    BTW, that didnt includes the statistics of forced
    penetration .
    It got so ridiculous that whenever I came across a
    sex crime headline in SEA media, I make it a point
    to check whether the offender hailed from
    *you know where*, …….Guess what, more often than not….they do. 😉

  350. denk says:
    @EastKekistani

    ‘Can Indians defeat Jews’

    They’r chosen.

    Indian century….

    Exhibt D

    Singapore..
    Being a US ‘ally’,
    Even ‘high IQ’ Singapore isnt immune,
    Its done, WMMed by Indians.

    YOu know that doncha ?

    Eastkekistani

    ‘I heard from a Pakistani ,even in Chinese dominated Sg, IMCF is four times CMIF”

    You’r prolly right, mind u, that could be a conservative estimate.

    BTW, that didnt includes the statistics of forced penetration .
    It got so ridiculous that whenever I came across a sex crime headline in SEA media, I make it a point to check whether the offender hailed from *you know where*, …….Guess what, more often than not….they do. 😉

    zhou gong …….

  351. denk says:
    @DB Cooper

    Over the years I’ve developed a super sharp 6th sense for this kind of stuff. 😉

    • Replies: @DB Cooper
  352. @Assimilate or go home

    Chinese are indeed very loud and rude people.

    Of course. In a land with thousands of years of intensive agriculture, a centralized state, dog-eats-dog competition, lack of any stable aristocracy and frequent Hobbesian depopulations politeness is just not high on the priority list.

    This will gradually change as Chinese people become richer.

    I used to think it’s because their country is so overcrowded, but Japan is also highly populated, and the Japanese manage to be civil and polite, they are the most introverted people around.

    Japan had a feudal system with samurais in power.
    China had a centralized state with effeminate mandarins in power.

    That’s the difference.

  353. DB Cooper says:
    @denk

    🙂

    I have a hunch that he is a slum dog grew up in Hong Kong.

    • Replies: @denk
  354. Okechukwu says:
    @CanSpeccy

    Take a look at the The Center for World University Rankings data. Yes, the US is up there with the best in many fields, but it is not ranked No. 1, 2 or 3 in many areas.

    Chinese are desperate to get into US universities. Thousands have been rounded up and deported for cheating in admissions and cheating on coursework and exams. The Chinese recognize who’s on top, but you don’t seem to.

    So how many will abandon a career with good prospects in Germany, say, or Switzerland, Japan, Australia, or Canada to live in country dominated by rabid anti-white racists like AOC, where a minor medical emergency could bankrupt you.

    Save your canned white nationalist catchphrases and slogans. There is no anti-white anything in the United States. The United States is controlled by whites. If certain media elements poke fun at whites it is white people doing that and they are doing it from a position of extreme strength. Sure, there’s a different standard for weak and vulnerable protected classes. But that’s because they are weak and vulnerable protected classes. White people would never want to change places with.

    There’s nothing remotely anti-white about AOC. The notion, promulgated by white nationalists, that people have to espouse twisted white nationalist views in order not to be considered anti-white is really very stupid and only has any currency in white nationalist echo-chambers like Unz. It’s laughable outside of these echo-chambers.

    where a minor medical emergency could bankrupt you.

    The USA has issues, but those pale in comparison to the intractable issues facing China. It’s relatively easy to expand Medicare to a single-payer system for every American. China’s problems, of which there are many, are not so easy to remedy.

    As for English being the language of science, I don’t see how that is an incentive for scientists to migrate to the US. Educated people worldwide speak good English, better than the vast majority in England.

    You can’t knock the USA off its perch while English remains the language of science and technology. The USA is the headquarters of the English language.

    When I was an undergraduate, about half the scientific literature was in French or German, so PhD students in England were expected to be competent in both of those languages.

    Now it’s French and German scientists that are expected to be fluent in English, not just competent. Germany isn’t a country where English has virtually become the official language like, say, the Scandinavian countries. Germans hold fast to their language. Yet German PhD theses are written in English. And German scientific presentations are given in English.

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    , @Sin City Milla
  355. Vidi says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Sad thing is, Pax Sinica is likely to be just as disgusting as Pax Americana.

    I doubt there will be Pax Sinica. The Great Wall, a purely defensive structure built when China had more than enough power to attack, is very strong evidence that China will not conquer the world.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @AnonFromTN
  356. Patricus says:
    @Low Voltage

    Sorry but I have only had an amateur interest in rail. An old friend was born in Pennsylvania in a rural train depot town. He knew all the various engines and technology and most of what I know was from his explanations. I did have an opportunity to ride behind a couple of steam engines. Rail enthusiast love the sensation of feeling steam engine cinders on their faces while they stick their heads out the windows.

  357. Patricus says:
    @Rabbitnexus

    You are right that trains are wonderful for moving large quantities of freight. The US leads the world in railroad freight. Aside from some white elephants like Amtrak we have been fortunate to have a more market based rail system. Moving people by rail is not efficient and never was. In the nineteenth century railroads would add a passenger car, or two, not as a profit making enterprise but rather as a loss leader keeping the railroad brand in the public eye.

  358. @eah

    Fred Reed is a kind of oddball whitey/America basher — that’s the obvious subtext of this particular effort.

    Yes, that’s about the size of it. In my opinion, that’s his way of justifying to himself how good a move it was for him to go Down to the Banana Republics. I’m not saying it WAS a bad move for him, but these columns always have some inherent, often overt bashing of Americans. (Note the bolded “s” – I have not problem with people bashing the American Feral Gov’t.)

    I can see any expatriate getting this kind of attitude. It’s just a little too much for every other week’s column, that’s all.

    Steve Goodman wrote this great song, done here by Jimmy Buffett of his Changes in Latitudes album.

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  359. @Achmed E. Newman

    Dammit, can’t edit – should be “… no problem…” and “… off his Changes in Latitudes album.

  360. @Vidi

    I doubt there will be Pax Sinica. The Great Wall, a purely defensive structure built when China had more than enough power to attack, is very strong evidence that China will not conquer the world.

    Sadly China had never been expansionist at all since Tang Dynasty. This is why there are so many SE Asian and Oceanian shitholes on this planet that perpetually depend on white aid. Japan did try to fix Micronesia. However then they made the stupid and fatal mistake of attacking Pearl Harbor..

    The Japanese South Pacific Mandate used to be racially majority NE Asian, especially Saipan. Had WWII not taken place the Mandate would have been transformed into a great place.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Pacific_Mandate

    • Replies: @MAOWASAYALI
  361. @CanSpeccy

    In my view, Asian, and possibly European, nationalism will resist the New World Order, at which point America will either have to launch World War III, in an attempt to impose their desired system, or accept a much reduced status in a multipolar world. I suspect that Donald Trump’s is enough of a megalomaniac to give us WWIII.

    You are almost correct. Let me fix it for you:

    …Asian, and possibly European, nationalism will resist the New World Order, at which point Zionists will either have to launch World War III, in an attempt to impose their desired system, or accept a much reduced status in a multipolar world. I suspect that Donald Trump’s is enough of a Zionist puppet to give us WWIII.

  362. Patricus says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Thanks for the links Achmed (posting #84).

    Because of the steel rails and wheels trains reduce much of the friction in moving heavy weights overland. Friction is not eliminated and trains must have powerful locomotives, thousands of horse power, to move along. Just a one percent grade requires enormous power to move thousands or hundreds of thousands of tons.

    My old train enthusiast friend told me there has rarely been a profitable people moving rail system. For a short time some private trolleys were relatively efficient but the development of roads and automobiles put them out of business. In the nineteenth century railroads would add a passenger car, or two, and lose money doing so. It was just an advertising expense subsidized by freight.

    The most cost effective people moving trains systems are (were) the Paris to Lyon line and the Tokyo to Osaka line. These are the only ones that can cover operating expenses with fares. Neither comes close to covering capitalization costs, i.e. the building of rails, bridges, tunnels, cars and locomotives. It is possible the Chinese high IQ engineers have mastered the economics (I doubt it).

    We have Amtrak in the US but every ride is heavily subsidized by governments. No one would take the train if they had to pay the real cost. That is why all the trolleys and passenger rail disappeared in the US. There are idiotic light rail systems in cities around the country–all money pits. When I have ridden some of these I frequently sit alone in the car (granted non-rush hour).

    Our freight train business in the US is the most efficient in the world. It is all run profitably by private companies who bear all the costs. There were land grants in earlier years, subsidies for the railroads, so they are not truly private businesses. These are the most efficient in the world. It is not necessary to ship freight at 300 miles per hour, in fact that would greatly increase costs for constant track maintenance. Ship by air if you need next day delivery.

    If trains were reliable I would use these because I don’t really like flying. In most cases it doesn’t make sense for getting around the US so I drink three or four bourbons and face my irrational flying fears.

    Mexico has a wonderful system for getting around that country. They have luxurious private busses with plush seats, WiFi and TV screens at each seat. The fare cost is low. OK for a 200 or 400 mile trip. In my lifetime there were extensive American bus systems. Governments took over all the metropolitan systems and ran them into the ground. One can still take Greyhound busses around the country, if you can spare the time and don’t mind being left off in the shady parts of the city.

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  363. Someone says:

    Just really difficult to wade through endless piles of ignorant racist scum here. Then we have the rabid nationalists who just assume people from X nation are inferior and will always clamor to squeeze into America.

    Ironic because the topic of rail transportation and infrastructure investment is both hugely important and relatively easy to understand.

    Cause O’Hare, LaGuardia, BART, the MTA and all the countless other intentionally neglected, underfunded, and flat out mismanaged transit systems are the envy of the world. Then we have cities that DO NOT have transit. Then we have crumbling roads and piss poor Amtrak.

    You guys may disparage others, but you really should keep your mouths shut about both transit planning and political economy.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  364. @Commentator Mike

    More tall tales by the Jews, like the holocaust.

  365. @Okechukwu

    It’s really not about the money with scientists. If they were interested in money they’d do something else.

    It’s actually a major issue for most people. Few people major in Physics anymore in the US, because it’s hard to get a job with such a major and the pay is low. One reason most physics research is now taking place in Europe these days (CERN) is because Europeans are not as money worshipping as Americans, because they are not a Jew run society.

    America is still, far and away, the center of science and research. Moreover, English is the language of science and research.

    The WSJ had an article yesterday about how the US needs to spend more on STEM research because we are falling behind. The article said that almost all our scientific research these days goes to biomedical research, rather than physics or engineering.

    Europe actually has the most advanced research in Physics these days, like Switzerland’s CERN. If you are a serious physics researcher, that’s where you should be headed. Although, companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin are beginning to hire more physics majors.

    I remember reading that Huawei employs over 1,800 physics majors.

    Physics is a very neglected field in the US today, which is sad. It is key to future technological innovations. Top physics majors from MIT et al. often end up on Wall Street these days working as quants, after they get tired of making $50k a year as post-doc research grunts for their famous professors.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @FB
    , @Okechukwu
  366. @Joe Wong

    The American does not need Chinese scientists and engineers, they only need anti-China Chinese talking heads to trash, smear and demonize China.

    The smearing and demonizing of the Chinese has been going on for a very long time, at least 200 years; not continuously, of course, but intermittently, and always dependent on the geopolitical considerations of our Jewish Oligarchs.

    If eating dogs wasn’t wicked enough (I hear it tastes just like chicken) the Chinese are now portrayed as baby killers and cannibals. Sadly, most whites believe this. For a debunking of this black propaganda, read “The Demonization of China by the Usual Suspects” that appeared at the Lasha Darkmoon site in 2016.

    Of late, the demonization of the Chinese has ratcheted up rapidly and greatly and may very well be the prelude to WW3, as the publisher of this great website, Ron Unz, has warned.

    • Replies: @Republic
  367. @Vidi

    Well, if China won’t try to become a dominant Empire, than Orientals are indeed wiser than white people. We’ll see.

    • Replies: @Vidi
  368. @Commentator Mike

    Thanks Mike, the link was a good source!

  369. @Assimilate or go home

    Tell you what, the Congress is doing its level best to ruin American biomedical science, as well. Just this year’s increase in money wasted on Pentagon is greater than the whole annual budget of NIH plus NSF plus a few others. Another 10-20 years of these suicidal policies, and China would have stronger biomedical science than the US.

    We’d still have ridiculously expensive fighter planes that have trouble flying, grossly overpriced ships that break down right after launch, and air defense systems that have trouble hitting intended targets and learn about missile launches from newspapers (but hit unintended targets just fine).

  370. The world was a much nicer place when Mao kept Chinese from leaving. Then dumbass Carter had to go urge Deng to let them leave, which he famously replied, “how many Chinese do you want?” Now everywhere and anywhere you go, from coast to coast in the US, from Europe to Africa to Oceania, South America, Southeast Asia, you see a sea of Chinese faces and have to endure their loud, coarse language.

    Thanks Carter and Clinton(for the MFN status). Treasonous morons in chief.

  371. FB says: • Website
    @Assimilate or go home

    Do a search on engineer pay at Space X…they get about half of what other industry is paying and longer work hours with no overtime…the result is typical turnover of about two years…

    That’s Conman Musk’s idea of how to build an aerospace company…get a lot of money from the government and then end up with no engineers…we’ll see how many more years the US has to ride into space on Russian spacecraft…not to mention continuing to buy Russian rocket engines…that’s how capitalism works for science…at least while NASA was getting the money there was an actual manned space capability…

    Blue Origin being owned by an even bigger scammer hasn’t actually built anything that has gone into space…the New Shepard contraption is a suborbital craft with a maximum speed of Mach 3…about one tenth the velocity required to reach orbit…

    Russia graduates twice as many engineers as the US according to Forbes…even Iran puts out as many engineers as the US…becoming an engineer is hard and actually requires using mathematics so that eliminates most American young people right there…

    As for the laughable notion that America is ‘far and away the center of science and research’ …I’m sure that’s the case in important new fields like gender studies…

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    , @Vidi
  372. Ruckus says:

    Hey Unz, it’s pretty clear at this point Reed doesn’t give a crap about his or your readership. Why keep publishing him?

  373. Patricus says:
    @EastKekistani

    I don’t buy this notion that Asians, Mestizos or other races lack imagination. The Chinese did invent paper, gun powder, rockets and many other innovations. Like other civilizations they became inward and stagnant but that is passing. Western civilization underwent a long dark ages when less than 1% of the population could read and write.

    The Mayans and Incas developed impressive civilizations. The Mayan calendar was superior to the Julian calendar in use when the Spaniards conquered them. Their mathematics was impressive.

    Africans have yet to rise to the levels of other civilizations but there were a number of African empires with sophisticated organizations including the Nubians and Ethiopians. Geography might have a lot to do with limited African accomplishments. There were gigantic deserts and a lack of navigable rivers. We might see the rise of some dynamic African group, maybe in a lifetime.

    No race is that much better than another in the long run. There is no reason for all the members to have super high IQs. Just a few of these ‘leaders’ are needed and I believe Africans and others have sufficient numbers.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  374. @KenH

    KenH,

    I’ve been waiting on your response, I love reading comments from racist, right wing Trumpsters like you. Unlike you I don’t believe Trump was anointed by “God” or that Q is a secret agent working with Trump to crush the Deep State. No, Ken, I’m a 58 year old Man that see’s things for what they are, not a fluoride poisoned, Hormone deficient cuck-hold American Male that sits back and watches his country destroyed by it’s Jewish host. A host that has been planning your destruction as soon as the new host was identified, like I said around 20 years ago, but Maowasayali comments that it started right after WWII.

    The Rockerfeller quote, was meant to show the Elite mentality and no different from what you pulled from Google. Unlike some people here I write what I remember and how I took it. Like I previously said, Maowasayali a commenter on this site has shared a lot of information regarding the Chinese Jewish connection and names the Jewish players. If you don’t believe there is a Jewish connection in China that’s your problem buddy, I can’t expect a Trumpster to see things for what they are.

    The Rothshields signed a contract with the Chinese government that allowed them access to China’s huge banking and investment industry, for 20% ownership in the Rothshield Banking Cartel. Where do you think the money to build China’s huge manufacturing industry came from? No, Ken that type of money does no grow on trees, it comes from the US Central Bank in the form of Taxpayer Bailout for Too Big To Fail Banks, It comes from the Jewish Controlled Federal Reserve that prints endless amounts of dollars, it comes from Stock Market Manipulation in order to drive US Corporation’s value down so they can purchase for pennies on the dollar.

    There have been hundreds of confirmed instances where Israeli spies were caught stealing tech secrets from US firms. Pollard the Israeli spy is the main reason China and Israel have nuclear bombs. Israel has been caught selling secret military tech to China numerous times. China recently signed a deal with Israel giving China the 2 largest ports in Israel, China the told the US that any ship entering those ports have to completely disarm all weapons systems before entering.

    Where do you think the money from the Housing Bubble went? This doesn’t include money generated from the real criminal activity that Israel is a major player in. White Slavery, Opium, Cocaine, Prostitution, Organ Harvesting, etc. All that money is used to build the next “Host” into a strong economic force while slowly killing the previous “Host”. Trump was chosen because it’s going to take a criminal gangster mentality to do what has to be done when they decide to crash the dollar. Don’t believe me? Just watch how his two thugs talk about invading countries, how they talk about starving people with sanctions. Watch how they take another countries Oil Company, Their Investments, Their Gold. Ken, now that is “Gangster”!

    For your information, I have no problem with “White Supremacy” or “Black Supremacy” as long as it’s used for preserving your own race. I do have a problem when a White girl falls for a black guy and the Lynch Mob hangs the poor dude from a tree. Blacks, whites, browns, yellows, etc. have a right to want to be with their own race as much a right as someone that prefers someone outside their own race. I like and enjoy the different ethnic cultures, everyone is different and unique but that doesn’t give anyone the right to destroy or oppress another people because they are different. Or as people like you claim that the “Whites” have a higher I.Q. than browns so that gives you the right to belittle and attack them because they have a lower I.Q..

    The I.Q. argument is very easily debunked by just observing the people in the US. Just watch a Trump rally and the nonsense that is said by the Leader of the Free World, and then watch the reaction of his supporters. That is a perfect example of white people with high I.Q.’s being dumber than a box of rocks.

    My reference to using the guns that you own was not to use them against other citizens…it was that you “Will” not use them against the people that are destroying your country! And the Jews took the excuse of not being able to own weapons away from you by allowing you free access to weapons. They make money selling them to you and they count on you to give them back when they come to get them. Don’t you find it unusual that Jews control the Banks and China holds most of your debt. Don’t you think, the Jews can print dollars and sell that same debt to China to buy with those same dollars handing China a debt bond that is backed by “Real American Assets”! Assets like Land, Buildings, Bridges, Roads, People’s Taxes and Private Property? Ken try and get a 10,000 loan and see if you get it without putting something up for collateral or a signed promise to pay.

    So, much for your Jews don’t run China claim…you just confirmed my belief that Americans are living in a pretend world. The shock of not being on top will be worse than it was for the Germans. Tell me Ken who owned the Banks and Manufacturing in Germany and after its destruction move to the US with all their money and assets, the Jews! They always destroy the Host and build a Strong New Host when its time to move on, that keeps the old host weak and impotent.

    Ken, wake up…everything I say is true…stop drinking the water in the US it shrinks your balls and gets you in touch with your feminine side.

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
    , @KenH
  375. @Patricus

    I’m always glad to steer people to Peak Stupidity, Patricus, and thank you for the great reply. On the “friction” in transportation, we are really talking about rolling resistance, which is truly a different physical process, but, as you say, much lower with steel on steel. However, on the physics of it for just a second here, any large amount of energy put into the train in taking it up the grade is now potential energy for the way down. At slow speeds it’s a better deal as drag losses are less.

    I would think (though I’m sure your railroad friend could explain better or correct me) that the curves dissipate lots of energy, causing higher costs. Any change in direction is just another acceleration that costs energy. Though the wheel flanges don’t normally take the loads, as I read about somewhere (due to both track tilt and also the convex rail surface), forces toward the inside of the curve are generated as true friction and those forces x inward movement = energy spent.

    That was fun to think about, but neither here nor there. Yeah, Amtrac is a joke, if you’re planning on being anywhere at a certain time (excepting possibly the Washington, FS – Boston corridor). Don’t tell someone you’ll be in Oakland, CA at 7 PM – it’s more like: “It should be Thursday evening, but just make sure you can get me through noon on Friday”.

    You are right that for freight, most times anyway, speed is not necessary, and that saves a lot of money in all forms of transportation – even flying to a small degree (not talking about UPS/FedEx/etc., but say that big guppy-looking Dreamlifter that carries 787 parts. It doesn’t have to be a speedy plane, and I doubt it is, from the looks of that monster.)

    I have taken the hound a long ways in the middle of the night. I remember the driver telling a guy “hey, put that stuff out, or I WILL drop you off at the next gas station”. No, not cigarettes.

    What you wrote about regarding the buses in Mexico reminds me of taking a number on short hauls (50 miles or so) in China a number of times, Patricus. The price was very close to what it would have been where I lived in America in the 1980’s! The only think I didn’t like (especially on city buses) is the damn TV and advertising EVERYWHERE. China is one big mall, it seems.

    • Replies: @Patricus
  376. @J. Gutierrez

    KenH, I don’t want to confuse anymore than you already are, but I need to make a correction. I meant Jewish Parasite not Host…you are the Host…

  377. Sam J. says:
    @FB

    “…Chinese strategy of lifting both railways and roadways above the terrain on pillars…and also cutting long tunnels through hills is far superior…”

    I agree. I bet it’s a lot cheaper even accounting for the extra concrete. You could mass produce all the parts and save a fortune.

    The US should follow this path for every highway as it’s being redone.

    I also don’t believe that they can’t innovate.

  378. Sam J. says:
    @Biff

    Agreed. Tires have an enormous amount of friction.

  379. @Patricus

    The Chinese did invent paper, gun powder, rockets and many other innovations.

    Of course.

    Western civilization underwent a long dark ages when less than 1% of the population could read and write.

    When that happened the Middle East led the world. The world does not have many leading civilizations historically.

    Africans have yet to rise to the levels of other civilizations but there were a number of African empires with sophisticated organizations including the Nubians and Ethiopians. Geography might have a lot to do with limited African accomplishments. There were gigantic deserts and a lack of navigable rivers.

    Uh..Are the Sahara and the Kalahari worse than numerous deserts in the Middle East? Why are Middle Easterners doing fine despite their really horrible environment?

    Niger River, Congo River, Zambezi River, Orange River… Sub-Saharan Africa does not lack navigable rivers. They have plenty of lakes too. It is not Saudi Arabia and Saudis actually do fine..Yemenis don’t do well right now but historically they did some awesome things.

    We might see the rise of some dynamic African group, maybe in a lifetime.

    You mean Sub-Saharan African? Nope. If you meant “North African” then maybe..

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  380. @Someone

    Cause O’Hare, LaGuardia, BART, the MTA and all the countless other intentionally neglected, underfunded, and flat out mismanaged transit systems are the envy of the world.

    Dude, I invite you to NE Asia for a trip.

    If you think the MTA which is ugly and sometimes does not even have air conditioning (I have experienced that!) isn’t actually shitty you really need to take a plane to Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Beijing, Osaka, Shanghai, etc.

    There are things in America that are really awesome such as an armed populace, individualism, freedom, entrepreneurship and innovation. Transit systems are not among them.

    • Replies: @Someone
  381. @Assimilate or go home

    The world was a much nicer place when Mao kept Chinese from leaving. Then dumbass Carter had to go urge Deng to let them leave, which he famously replied, “how many Chinese do you want?” Now everywhere and anywhere you go, from coast to coast in the US, from Europe to Africa to Oceania, South America, Southeast Asia, you see a sea of Chinese faces and have to endure their loud, coarse language.

    Well we will have to leave sooner or later anyway. Even if there is no WWIII most NE Asian people can not endure mestizos or Negroids. North Mexico is not a place where we want to be.

    We can agree to leave and stay out of all white countries. However we won’t ever stay out of Negroland, Oceania other than Australia & New Zealand or SE Asia.

  382. Escher says:
    @Hail

    Living in a city with one of the best public transportation networks in the world, I can attest that it is completely ineffective in bringing the community together. How many New Yorkers strike up conversations with people around them in the subway?
    In addition, the ubiquitous smartphone has put paid to any small chances of people interacting with their fellow commuters.

    • Agree: eah
  383. denk says:
    @DB Cooper

    Doesnt sound like a so-called ‘high IQ’ Chinese, reeks like a ’80’ troll.

    The way he practically gloats on Indian sexploits in Singapore, my bet is an Indian sexpat living it up in Sg.

    BUt you never know these days,

    There’s an off chance, perhaps,
    he’s a whitey FF,
    even actually a ’70’ Chinese.

    hehehhe

    P.S.
    Biff smell it too.

  384. @Franz

    Trust me on this, there is a China Card the Chosen will play, if one is required.

    I trust you!

    But do you trust me when I tell you the Jews never left China, not since the days of the Macartney Mission in 1793?

    Do you trust me when I tell you China’s one-child policy was the brainchild (pardon the pun) of none other than President Nixon’s Jewish handler Henry Kissinger?

    Nixon’s visit to China in 1972 and the subsequent U.S. détente with China was 100% Rothschild-approved and kosher!

    • Replies: @denk
  385. @EastKekistani

    The Japanese South Pacific Mandate used to be racially majority NE Asian, especially Saipan. Had WWII not taken place the Mandate would have been transformed into a great place.

    You claim to be a Chinese nationalist. But are you really? I don’t know of any Chinese nationalist who would write something as asinine as you just did.

    The South Pacific Mandate is regarded by all Chinese nationalists as the biggest betrayal and injustice in modern Chinese history! The May Fourth Movement was a direct response to the South Pacific Mandate. Are you not aware of this?  

    Look it up: the May Fourth Movement of 1919 was arguably the most important and seminal event that shaped all the major political and historical events of China in the 20th Century.

    Incidentally, if you really are Chinese, please stop embarrassing your race with your incessant bashing of blacks and browns. Yes, they’re not as bright as whites and yellows but most of the readers at UR know this already, so you don’t need to spam the threads 24/7. It’s getting really old and really unpleasant.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @Okechukwu
  386. @KenH

    Thank you for taking the trouble to correct that dishonest misquote of David Rockefeller. It struck me as fishy but it needs someone with the energy to slap down UR’s too many toxic misquoters.

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  387. @EastKekistani

    Or you could try some little island nation; plenty of Chinese moving to them.

    It’s incredible how persistent the Chinese are. In 2006 the Chinese got burnt out of the Solomon islands by angry locals. They had to be evacuated in a joint effort by both China and Taiwan to save them from the mobs, yet I read that they’re back in force and stripping the forests of the islands at incredible unsustainable rates. Small island nations are being targetted for takeover by Chinese and Indians and there is little the natives can do to resist. Fiji has already long been taken over by Indians.

    Global depopulation may be necessary at some point but then nobody wants to be the one to get cut off. If the Masonic Georgia guidestones are to be believed they’re going to cut the population down to 500 million. Is that perhaps why, even unconsciously (in addition of course to seeking a way out of poverty and a revenge for colonialism and recent wars), Africans and Arabs are running to the West as they guess their home countries will get nuked when the master Masons decide to implement their programme and press the button?

    I have also heard it mentioned that the elites are importing the coloured races to the west in order to replace whites as apparently they’re easier to rule than whites. This latter I’m not so sure about. Africans and Arabs, and any mulattoes should these mix with whites, will be far harder to control than whites. The coloured races are far more unruly and whites seem to be far easier to control and are generally law abiding. The problem with the coloureds is that the’re disorganised and so it’s unlikely that they’ll present a significant threat to the ruling elite. But if the elites will replace the work force with robots why do they need them at all in the West? Or even in Africa or Asia for that matter.

    Some are dismissive that there is a race war going on, but violent crime statistics show otherwise. It’s just that it’s one sided in the West where it is predominantly black and muslim violence, while in the Middle East it is the white military. Blacks and Arabs tend to be more disorganised so this war in the west generally takes the form of random violence rather than something organised by specific groups with a programme, an HQ and an army, although criminal gangs and terrorist organisation that carry out a lot of the operations in this undeclared race war are providing a modicum of organisational hierarchy and operational command and control. On the other hand the whites being more organised just send out their military into Africa and the Middle East. There seems to be little prospect for future peace from street level to international level. I just hope that those places where there is still some form of social stability and a generally peaceful society are taking measures to preserve this and not copying or getting involved in what they can obviously see has been detrimental to other nations such as immigration and wars.

    The good thing about PR China and North Korea, despite their communist elites, is that they are independent. South Korea and Japan, despite all their progress, lose face in comparison as they’re still under US occupation with all those US bases on their soil. And as long as those US bases remain there, PR China and North Korea will have to spend inordinate sums of money on their defence instead of on something more useful, in North Korea’s case to the extent of starving their own people.

  388. Vidi says:
    @Assimilate or go home

    Chinese are indeed very loud and rude people.

    Here’s an almost randomly-chosen video of China’s high-speed trains. I used only two criteria: first, the video had to be reasonably short; and second, the video had to show some people.

    “Travel by BULLET TRAIN in CHINA” (link).

    See all the rude people shoving each other in the ticket queue? You didn’t? These people were lining up peacefully? Maybe they were too tired to shove.

    Before you jump up claiming that these are rich, upper-class people and therefore politer than the average, take another look at the video. Do these people look rich? Besides, the narrator explicitly said she bought second-class tickets.

    I think your prejudices are showing. China is huge and undoubtedly some people there are rude. But it is extremely unfair of you to claim that the behavior of a small group characterizes the whole.

  389. @jbwilson24

    I’m not so thrilled about China’s rise. I think that if they saw an opportunity they would genocide Japan n maybe anyone else who gets in their way. They had no qualms about letting the Cambodian civil war continue for 20 years just for Chinese realpolitik, letting hundreds of thousands of Cambodians die needlessly.

    Chinese clearly have a talent for engineering, but also clearly not so much for philosophy n ethics.

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  390. @obwandiyag

    The standard text on Chinese n Japanese history is Fairbanks, Reischaur. I suggest you read it. It’s a massive text but I read it twice in only a few months.

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  391. @niteranger

    Yes, like most Dems in the US, Fred doesn’t seem to understand that immigrant populations don’t cross the border as blank slates just waiting for liberal ideas to be written onto their empty brains. They actually have ideas already in their heads when they get here, n those ideas come from Mexico n Central America, not the US. IOW they may not respect constitutional democracy, free speech, free assembly, voting rights, or paying high taxes to support 80 million old retired white Boomers like Libs seem to think they will happily do.

  392. @Macon Richardson

    I mean specifically their military won’t fragment n start fighting among themselves rather than fight a declared enemy. The Chinese military was well-organized n performed well in the Korean War, almost destroying the best units that the US could field. They would be just as effective if they occupied Taiwan. Shooting down demonstrators is something all governments can do. That doesn’t reflect communal confidence in their government, even the Tsar’s soldiers could do that even while the Tsar’s armies were deserting the front.

    I’m saying that the US military today is riven by ethnic division as clearly demonstrated by the recent photos of black Annapolis students clumping together for group photos n indicated that they are far more dedicated to Black Nationalism than to American Nationalism. They are completely unreliable n would be more likely to turn their guns on their fellow white soldiers than to defend the US. China does not have this problem.

  393. @anarchyst

    Good observations. However, many psychometricians who should know state that Jews do score higher on IQ tests. Not much higher than whites, just a few points on average. But their areas of superiority are limited to verbal n simple math. In visual-spatial, they have no advantage over whites n are lower than East Asians.

    Most of their success I believe is due to nepotism n intra-tribal solidarity, i.e., discrimination against whites.

    As for morals, George Soros said it best, something like “I leave morals behind when I invest. Investment success is not possible if one brings morality into it.”

  394. @EastKekistani

    Agreed. What’s clear is that the global race for boosted IQ has begun. The CRISPR news was the opening shot. Makes me think of the H.G. Wells story Food of the Gods where renegade scientists fed the Food to their own babies creating a race of giants. Substitute IQs for size n we are there.

  395. @Rabbitnexus

    Yes, all of America’s problems are self-made n can be traced directly to bad government in DC. Muslims blowing up buildings was completely predictable for anyone who knew the least thing about Muslims, all DC had to do was keep them out. Black on white violence again was completely predictable a century ago for anyone who had ever lived around large numbers of blacks, all DC had to do was exclude them, either by setting up reservations for blacks like DC did for Indians, or by continuing their deportation to Liberia. Same with Jews, their behavior was absolutely known n predictable before they were allowed to immigrate in large numbers. I could keep going down the list, but our power-mad anti-white aristocracy will only have a hissy fit n do nothing to fix the problem.

  396. @Bill Jones

    Thanks for the links.

    Very few know Mao was a “Yali,” a Yale skull-n-bones spook.

    “Made in China” was made in America.

    Actually, “made in America” was first made in China insofar as Yale and many of the Ivy League Universities and arguably the American Empire were created from the profits of the Chinese opium trade.

    America’s great East Coast universities owe a great deal to opium profits. Much of the land upon which Yale University stands was provided by Russell family money. A Russell family trust still covers the budget of Yale’s skull and bones Society and Russell funds built the famously secretive club’s headquarters. Columbia University’s most recognizable building is the Low Memorial Library, honoring Abiel Abbot Low, who worked in China with Warren Delano in the 1830s. John Cleve Green was Delano’s immediate predecessor as a senior partner in Russell and Company, and he was Princeton University’s single largest donor, financing three buildings. (Green also founded America’s oldest orthopedic hospital–Manhattan’s Hospital for Special Surgery–from his opium fortune.)

    Source: The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia By James Bradley 

  397. Patricus says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Hello Achmed,

    Your reply made me curious about how the train wheels work. Here is a link with a pretty good explanation. Amazing this was developed in the 19th century.
    http://awesci.com/train-wheels-are-amazing/

  398. Che Guava says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    I agree, which is the real reason for never trying it, but the friends who were saying ‘it is delicious’ were real.

    I wouldn’t now, but at the time …

    Inclusion of cats was mainly to annoy ‘cat lovers’ and members of the moronic Internet cat cult, I am surprised that nobody took the bait, either far too late in the posts, or most Unz posters are too sensible to fall for the Internet cat cult.

    I do not know.

    Regardless of that, thank you.

  399. denk says:

    kistani

    Im a chinese national

    and Im jesus !

    hehehhe

    • Replies: @DB Cooper
  400. Patricus says:
    @EastKekistani

    I have read the African rivers are often broken by tall water falls. Trade by boat is impeded. The Sahara is the largest desert in the world and about 25% of Africa is desert. Unlike the Arabs the Africans rarely made use of camels.

    I have witnessed social disfunctions among African based people but have also met fine doctors and lawyers, etc., some sub-Saharan. My race is Irish and Europeans long thought we were knuckle dragging semi-barbarians. Only partially true if we bend our elbows to keep knuckles off the pavement.

    Ireland was long oppressed by the Brits and finally threw them out but remained backward for a couple of generations. In a single generation the decision was made to cut the corporate income tax to zero for 10 years. The backward country became wealthy in a single generation. This might be a good tactic for some developing African country or in other parts of the world. In my lifetime China and India appeared hopeless but they pulled out of it pretty well, China better than India so far. We all benefit when poorer countries become wealthy.

  401. @Sin City Milla

    Yep and this is good. Competition makes people stronger while monopoly allows people to stagnate.

  402. @MAOWASAYALI

    What?

    Most Chinese people don’t even know about the South Pacific Mandate. It did not harm the Chinese lol. It affected Japan, Germany, Austronesians but certainly not China or Chinese people, unlike the Second Sino-Japanese War.

    Are you talking about whether Japan should take Qingdao from Germany after WWI? That’s what the May Fourth Movement was about, not whether Japan should annex Palau.

    Moreover I’m not a Chinese nationalist. Instead I’m an NE Asian racial expansionist who really wants to NE Asianize SE Asia and FUBAR Pacific Islands. NE Asia needs multiple centers which we historically lacked. Just like Britain, France and Germany are all white, China, Japan and Mongolia are all NE Asian. Competition and having multiple great powers within a race makes the race more robust. I want China to continue to have nukes. At the same time I want Japan, South Korea and Taiwan to have their own nukes. The more the better. There will of course be rivalries not very different from Franco-German rivalry in Europe. Competition among white ethnic groups brought white dominance to almost the entire world (Japan was of course exempt and China was independent). Similarly competition within NE Asia will increase the power of the NE Asian race in SE Asia, non-white Oceania and Sub-Saharan Africa. After all, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all have investment plans in the FUBAR Third World.

    The worst enemy of the NE Asian race has always been the barbarian SE Asian race. Our ancestors conquered Southern China, Japan and Taiwan from them and peacefully took over Singapore which is why these places rock. We expelled and disciplined SE Asians and Australoids which is why Shanghai, Guangzhou, Taipei and Tokyo are not SE Asian hellholes. Right now through high TFR and high levels of violence the SE Asian race is attempting to rebarbarize southern parts of our racial territories. This must be stopped.

    • Replies: @MAOWASAYALI
  403. @Patricus

    I have read the African rivers are often broken by tall water falls.

    Congo River is indeed broken by several water falls. Yes, it is not easy to get to Kinshasa from the coast. However between Kinshasa, Kisangani and Bangui there should be no issues. In fact Congolese travel on barges in the Congo River all the time today.

    As for Niger River I fail to see where it is broken at all. From Timbuktu to the Niger Delta there should be no issues.

    The Nile is indeed unnavigable between Aswan and Khartoum.

    The Sahara is the largest desert in the world and about 25% of Africa is desert.

    Which part of black Africa is desert? We are not talking about whether Africa can develop. Of course it can. Ancient Egypt, Carthage, Roman Africa, Zanzibar, white South Africa… Instead we are talking about whether blacks as a race can develop.

    Lagos isn’t in a desert. Nairobi isn’t in a desert. Kinshasa isn’t in a desert. Maputo isn’t in a desert. Mombasa isn’t in a desert…

    Unlike the Arabs the Africans rarely made use of camels.

    Uh..Arabs and Berbers could use camels to cross the Sahara Desert and other deserts all the time. Why not the blacks? Tuaregs could use them, right?

    Most of Sub-Saharan Africa is fairly humid. So pretty much “blacks have this fucking desert but not camels unlike Arabs, hence they are miserable” theory does not hold.

    My race is Irish and Europeans long thought we were knuckle dragging semi-barbarians. Only partially true if we bend our elbows to keep knuckles off the pavement.

    Northern Eurasian barbarians, no matter whether Caucasoid or Mongoloid tend to be able to do fine after getting civilized. Blacks on the other hand are just perpetually uncivilized in any country from Iraq (Zanj) to America. About a thousand years of civilizing attempts by Arabs and Persians at most produced Somalia which was completely dependent on Ottoman Turks for weapons as well as Zanzibar which became a shithole after blacks murdered almost all local Arabs and mulattos.

    Ireland was long oppressed by the Brits and finally threw them out but remained backward for a couple of generations. In a single generation the decision was made to cut the corporate income tax to zero for 10 years. The backward country became wealthy in a single generation.

    That’s because backwardness of Ireland was artificial just like backwardness of Ukraine and North Korea today.

    In my lifetime China and India appeared hopeless but they pulled out of it pretty well, China better than India so far.

    India used to produce a lot of high-quality clothes and ships because the British Raj. China used to be a large and independent civilization.

    Today the only area comparable to your examples is the Middle East. Many people, even coddlers of blacks, hate Arabs and think that they are just savages. I strongly disagree.

    The only black areas remotely comparable to your examples are Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.

  404. @Patricus

    Yes, in reply to your reply, Pat, there is a lot more to mechanical things than most people know. In fact, before the digital electronic age, engineers/inventors had to be MUCH MORE clever with designs and materials to make things work than they can get away with now.

    As far as this comment of yours, I know your heart is in the right place, but I don’t think Africans are some 2 generation-behind Irishmen. We’d all like to believe that, but Africa is Africa because of Africans. Detroit is no longer the “Paris of the West” (no joke there) because of Africans who’ve been in the West for 4 centuries already.

    Peak Stupidity just reviewed a 23 y/o book by Black American Keith Richburg called Out of America, written after a 3-year stint by that reporter on the African continent – here is Part 2. Colonization by the Europeans, as exploitative as some of it was, was probably the best chance they were going to get, especially in the British-run lands, and all that social/political/infrastructural capital has been blown back into the stone age since then (at least without constant Western support). Good luck to the Chinese, as I wrote earlier. I wish it could all work out, but I doubt it.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  405. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @Okechukwu

    Now it’s French and German scientists that are expected to be fluent in English, not just competent.

    You seem to know little about either science or Europe.

    What’s the difference between language fluency and language competence?!

    What matters to a scientist is being able to fully understand the published literature. If you can do that competently, then you have fluency enough, and any German or French scientist of any standing has such English language competence.

    Germany isn’t a country where English has virtually become the official language like, say, the Scandinavian countries.

    This is just drivel.

    English is an official language of the EU, it is the language of business throughout the EU and it is understood by most adults throughout the EU.

    As for Scandinavia, upper class Swedes, as I recall from travelling there with my father in 1954, spoke excellent English, as they no doubt still do. But that is no different from Germany or France.

    If only the English themselves spoke such good English.

    You can’t knock the USA off its perch while English remains the language of science and technology.

    What’s that supposed to mean, even. The USA has already been knocked off its perch by China as the largest producer of cement, steel, high-speed rail, greenhouse gases …..

    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  406. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    That’s Conman Musk’s idea of how to build an aerospace company…get a lot of money from the government and then end up with no engineers…

    Seems like Musk is doing quite well under difficult conditions. According to this report, most American college graduates don’t know nuthin’, so the lack of “engineers” may be no particular obstacle:

    Less Than 25% Of College Graduates Can Answer These 4 Simple Money Questions

    Apparently, in America, a college degree is more of less a certificate of mental incompetence, though one hopes that an MIT degree in engineering still counts for something.

    • Replies: @FB
  407. @Achmed E. Newman

    As far as this comment of yours, I know your heart is in the right place, but I don’t think Africans are some 2 generation-behind Irishmen. We’d all like to believe that, but Africa is Africa because of Africans. Detroit is no longer the “Paris of the West” (no joke there) because of Africans who’ve been in the West for 4 centuries already.

    Black Africa is black Africa because of the blacks.

    Good luck to the Chinese, as I wrote earlier. I wish it could all work out, but I doubt it.

    It seems that as usual Chinese merchants everywhere are cucked and rely on natives to protect them. This is why it will probably be a repeat of the Filipino or Malaysian scenario instead of real colonization. That means it won’t work unless Chinese people finally decide to establish a military tradition and honor soldiers.

  408. denk says:
    @MAOWASAYALI

    uncle scam,

    ‘YOu Africans must beware of the Chinese ,
    they’r the new colonisers in town’

    Xi Jing PIng

    ‘Hell no, we’r here for win win deals, we dont need no economic hitmen like the whiteys’

    kistani [the ‘chinese’]

    China should send troops to colonise Afrcia , grab everything and get it done with’

    Wow, what a way to win heart and mind !

    With ‘chinese’ like this, who needs the CIA ?

    hehehhehe

    • LOL: MAOWASAYALI
    • Replies: @denk
  409. DB Cooper says:
    @denk

    If he [EastKekistani] is a slum dog grew up in Hong Kong, which I think he is, then he is technically right. 😉

    • Replies: @denk
  410. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @EastKekistani

    I won’t be surprised if the elites seek depopulation.

    How can they make sure that the masses will never threaten them? By eliminating high-IQ races (whites & NE Asians), races with sufficiently large high-IQ subgroups (Indians) and races with unusually high social unity (Middle Eastern Muslims). If these tribes aren’t completely wiped out the elites will never feel safe.

    No, you have that entirely wrong. The elites will want the best and the brightest to serve them and they will reward them well.

    There will be a legal system that ensures the security of property, i.e., the superior rank of the elite —who were the first to grab everything and who will establish themselves as a global aristocracy — and it will be enforced by very smart and very well rewarded police, who like all police, know their place.

    The techies who keep the system running will live far better than the upper echelons of the workforce today simply because resources on a depopulated planet will be essentially limitless, and with robots to perform all manual labor and manufacturing processes, the standard of living will be almost unimaginably higher than today.

    No one will be considered a pleb or a prole. The workers will have pride in their technical competence, and ample leisure and the means to enjoy it.

    For the survivors of the great dying, it will be a wonderful world.

  411. denk says:
    @denk

    that was meant for kistani the ‘chinese’ !

  412. @Wizard of Oz

    Have you ever thought… why do certain people see things different than you? Could it be that they don’t process a comment, quote or opinion the same way you and so many others do. Could it be that what David Rockerfeller said, is understood by certain people completely different from let’s say people like you. I care not what you think he says! When I read it, I see a man who is so impressed by what China has become, that he praises them. Do you think maybe when someone who reads such a horrible comment from a well know horrible person, they might automatically put everything together that this man has been involved in, and come to the same conclusion that I did.

    The important thing here is not what David Rockerfeller is “Quoted as Saying”. It’s what David Rockerfeller is “Saying” by pointing to China as a model of Social Success. When I commented on David Rockerfeller, the only obvious difference was, I added that it would be a model system for governing all societies. When you look at the programs, people and institutions that this man funded it becomes apparent what his goal was. If I would have said, “Quoting David Rockerfeller on China’s Success” you might have an argument, if you want to get technical about it.

    I listed a few of the marvelous things David Rockerfeller has been involved in throughout his filthy life, but I’m sure you are well aware of every one and support them.

    [MORE]

    1921. The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) was founded — mainly through Col. House’s influence. To build the needed network of globalist support groups, it would disperse tens of millions of dollars annually from the major tax-exempt foundations such as the Carnegie and Rockefeller foundations.

    1925. The Rockefeller Foundation funded the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Psychiatry in Munick, directed by Dr. Ernst Rudin. Additional funding was provided by the Harrimans, Warburg and the British Crown. It continued to sponsor the Institute and its Nazi leader throughout the devastating holocaust of World Ward II.

    1925. A Rockefeller Foundation’s grant gives birth to the International Bureau of Education.

    1932. Rockefeller Foundation president Max Mason tells trustees that “The Social Sciences will concern themselves with the rationalization of social control… the control of human behavior.”

    1932. Dr. Ernst Rudin, the Nazi director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Psychiatry (funded by the Rockefellers) was appointed president of the global Eugenics Federation.

    1934 (February). A Rockefeller “progress report” (by one of the division heads) asks, “Can we develop so sound and extensive a genetics that we can hope to breed, in the future, superior men?”

    1930-33. Hitler came to power and delegated Rudin to direct the Racial Hygiene Society, which called for sterilization or death of people considered “racially impure.” The Rockefeller Foundation funded an anthropological survey of the eugenically correct population by Nazi eugenicists Rudin and others.

    1939. Rockefeller Foundation helps launch the School-Health Coordinating Service.

    1940s. “Otmar Verschuer and his assistant Dr. Joseph Mengele together wrote reports for special courts, which enforced Rudin’s racial purity law against the illegal cohabitation of Aryans and non-Aryans. In the early 1940s, a large factory was built “at Auschwitz… to utilize the Standard Oil IG Farbin patents with concentration camp slave labor to make gasoline from coal. The SS guarded the Jewish and other inmates and selected for killing those who were unfit for IG Farbin slave labor…. Standard Oil and German President Emil Heilfeck testified after the war at the Nuremberg Trial that Standard Oil funds [Rockefeller]helped pay for the SS guards at Auschwitz. The Rockefeller Foundation defends its record by claiming that its funding of Nazi Germany programs during World War II was limited to psychiatric research.”

    1943: The Rockefeller Foundation helped fund the Allen Memorial Institute at McGill University in Montreal. Working with the Canadian military and the Office of Strategic Services (The OSS became the CIA in 1947), Dr. Cameron conducted torturous experiments on human guinea pigs in order to perfect the various mind control techniques. These brainwashing tactics included coercive interrogation, psychosurgery, drugs, hypnosis and “between 30 to 60 electroshocks over a short period” along with powerful tranquilizers to control anxiety. Cameron’s justification: his patients, “like prisoners of Communists, tended to resist and had to be broken down.” This is described in the 1989 book, Journey Into Madness: The True Story of Secret CIA Mind Control and Medical Abuse.

    1943. Joseph Mengele appointed medical commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
    1946 or 1947. (Both dates have been cited) Tavistock Institute of Human Relations is formed as an independent not-for-profit organization — with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, which “was interested in seeing if the kind of social psychiatry that had been developed during World War II could be relevant for the civilian society.”

    It would own the journal Human Relations. “Canadian-born psychologist and social analyst Elliott Jacques…. was the man who first identified the midlife crisis… Jaques was… a founder member of the Tavistock Institute.” http://education.guardian.co.uk/obituary/story/0,12212,934548,00.html

    1973. After a trip to China, David Rockefeller praised Mao Tse-tung who had slaughtered over 40 million people. His report, “From a China Traveler,” highlights the goals presented in UN reports such as “The Commission on Global Governance” and UNESCO’s Our Creative Diversity. Both focus on lofty ideals such as peace, harmony and unity in the communitarian “global” village — a vision that demands absolute control and universal participation in facilitated small groups (modeled by the hierarchy of “soviets” or councils in Communist lands):

    “One is impressed immediately by the sense of national harmony…. Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution it has obviously succeeded… in fostering high morale and community purpose. General social and economic progress is no less impressive….The enormous social advances of China have benefited greatly form the singleness of ideology and purpose…. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao’s leadership is one of the most important and successful in history.” New York Times, 8-10-1973.

    1974. In his book, Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution, Anthony Sutton “documented the fact that Rockefeller and Morgan banks provided the Bolsheviks with loans, while American industry provided them with the plants and the technology thy needed. Westinghouse, Henry Ford, Averill Harriman, Armand Hammer, Exxon, and other American firms built the infrastructure that allowed the Soviet Union to survive.” Dr. Stanley Monteith, Brotherhood of Darkness (Oklahoma City: Hearthstone Publishing, 2000)

    1979. Supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Institute of Education and the U.S. Department of Education, Schooling for A Global Age is published. In the Preface, John Goodlad wrote: “Enlightened social engineering is required to face situations that demand global action now. Education is a long-term solution…. Parents and the general public must be reached also… Otherwise, children and youth enrolled in globally oriented programs may find themselves in conflict with values assumed in the home. And then the educational institution frequently comes under scrutiny and must pull back.”2 Cuddy 65.

    1987. Among the notable members of the Study Commission on Global Education were (then) Governor Bill Clinton, AFT president Albert Shanker, Professor John Goodlad, CFAT (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching) president Ernest Boyer, and Frank Newman, president of the Education Commission of the States. Together, they prepared a report titled The United States Prepares for Its Future: Global Perspectives in Education. The Rockefeller, Ford and Exxon Foundations helped fund this report. In the Foreword, New Ager Harlan Cleveland, author of The Third Try at World Order.

  413. Corvinus says:
    @By-tor

    “That’s some funny Afro-centric BS: Round grass huts, ebola, tribal wars, medical care by shamans, famines and malaria.”

    No different than what Europe experienced in the 1400 and 1500’s–stone buildings, bloodletting, autocratic rule by monarchies, first and second cousin marriages, and Black Plague.

    “The Industrial Age was imported to African Negroes who could never have made such innovation possible on their own- not even in 10,000 years.”

    Africans were more advanced than you think. And, remember, without innovations from the various cradles of civilizations, Europe would have been stuck in neutral.

    Do you want to know more, citizen?

    • Replies: @By-tor
    , @Sin City Milla
  414. denk says:
    @DB Cooper

    As we all know, the 5liars led west is inherently anti Chinese, China’s traditional allies are found amongst Africa, ME…..South aMERICA. [1]

    yET this clown is bent on insulting, pissing off the Blacks, Mexicans, SEA….while sucking
    up to the whiteys.

    kistani

    we chinese must align with whites against the ‘groids’, ‘meztico’ blah blah blah…

    roflmao

    Where to find such a FUBAR Chinese ?

    [1]
    The latest poll shows almost 70% murkkans
    are anti chinese.

  415. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    Musk gets billions from the government…I’m saying the money could be better spent by NASA…

    A two year turnover for engineering talent is disastrous in the aerospace industry…it’s called institutional knowledge and is built carefully by nurturing people throughout their career lifecycle…from green-beaked graduate to revered mentor…

    The Space X ‘success’ story is 90 percent PR…let’s look objectively at the realities…

    1. Rocket engines…the Merlin engine is a small engine of about 100 tons thrust that uses 1950s NASA technology…it’s a simple ‘gas generator’ cycle that is not as efficient as the ‘closed cycle’ engines developed by Russia in the 1960s but never mastered by the US…

    The Merlin has about a quarter of the thrust and 10 percent lower efficiency than the Russian RD180 that is the mainstay of US mission critical launches…in addition, SpaceX does not even build the relatively simple turbopump that is the heart of any rocket engine…those are made by Barber-Nichols…

    In short, the engine is small and primitive in comparison to the state of the art…on the positive side…Space X has refined the simple architecture by applying modern manufacturing and materials technologies…the critical thrust nozzle cooling for instance incorporates the superior ‘Soviet’ technology of using an inner and outer shell brazed together, with the coolant passages machined into the ‘clamshell’ halves…this is far superior to the traditional US method of taking a whole bunch of stainless tubes and forming them into the correct bell shape of the nozzle…in fact they have taken the Russian method to new heights by applying some clever manufacturing techniques…[although I doubt the clever engineers responsible for that innovation are still with the company]…

    Incidentally the coolant circulating through the thrust chamber housing is the kerosene rocket fuel…it absorbs the extremely hot wall heat and also serves to vaporize the fuel as it is injected into the combustion chamber, after completing its cooling circuit…

    The engine is also quite well built and holds up well with very few failures…all in all it is a pretty good engine and definitely an engineering achievement to be proud of…

    2. The reusable boosters [which consist of the first stage engines]…this is pure PR schtick…the payload is reduced by up to 50 percent, due to the weight of the landing gear and the large amount of fuel required to set the rocket back down…considering payload fraction is typically only 3 to 4 percent anyway, cutting this in half is completely non-viable…

    3. Ability to compete in commercial launch market…this is a plus on the surface, but this is in effect heavily subsidized by the massive government funds Space X gets…

    Still this has been a way for the US to get back into the space launch business…at least the lower end…the higher end launches still require Russian technology…

    But the test will be staying power…Musk does not value engineering talent…that will be his downfall…aerospace has always been the domain of the visionary engineer…from Sikorsky to Kelly Johnson and many more in between…Musk is not cut from that cloth…

    • Replies: @Jazman
    , @CanSpeccy
    , @Ron Unz
  416. By-tor says:
    @Corvinus

    Stone buildings such as Notre Dame, St. Peter’s and the castles of Hungary: Are these the ones to which you are referring?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_castles_in_Hungary

    Blacks built nothing remotely comparable in the past, and without European, Arab or Chinese engineering and construction methodology, they never will. How were black Africans- not the Arabs on the Mediterranean N. African Coast- more advanced that I think they were? Do tell.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  417. Reezy says:
    @EastKekistani

    Anti-“corruption” purges are really just political purges mostly against Jiang’s faction.

    To a certain extent, this is definitely the case. But under Xi’s anti-corruption policy measures, 1000+ officials have been taken out (~1600 iirc). I don’t care who you are, no one has 1000+ enemies/rival faction members that are required to be purged. So to a large extent, the anti-corruption is also real. We can debate over which motive contributed more to the final result, but it’s reductionist to just label it as either one or the other.

    An actual republican China will definitely be better than the Africanized America.

    China on its current political trajectory right now, as uncertain as that might be, will be better than a Africanized/Brazilianized America.

    I’ve read through a few of your other answers, and while I’m no fan of the CPC (might come off as one to you in comparison, but I assure you that’s not the case), they’re still doing a net positive job by my assessment, and so I’m still content atm with them as the ruling dynasty. But as with all past dynasties, they will become decadent and detrimental to the survival of the people and civilization at some point, and that’s when they need to be thrown out. But now’s definitely not that time.

  418. stevecel says:

    There isn’t much hope for China. That country will cease to exist when WWIII comes to an end. The Chinese people will live on however. Ask the Japanese how hard it is to get rid of them.

    A lot of this stuff I’m reading now is similar to how Japan was projected to take over the world during the height of their boom economy, with the added bonus that they are also Japan in the 1930’s as well. Unlike Japan, their technocrats are probably more competent than the Japs’, surprisingly enough, but they are no match for the people who are running the West into the ground. China doesn’t really have the spirit to rule the world, or even Asia. Like the Japs and the Koreans, they are too weird. E. Kekistani is right in that these races belong together.

    The world will no doubt experience a biblical rebirth in this century. I don’t think what I’ve seen here of the Unz intelligentsia is enough to stop that.

    • Replies: @By-tor
    , @TheBoom
  419. Reezy says:
    @EastKekistani

    Well, actually having high trust will be the best but it will be fairly hard without genetic engineering.

    Definitely count myself as an advocate for genetic engineering as well, but we need to really tread carefully here. As it’s almost guaranteed that there will be unforeseen and unintended side effects.

    Increasing intelligence seems the most straight forward and safest application (when compared with tampering with other psychological and behavioral traits that is), but even that’s not guaranteed to lead to a desired outcome. For instance, when it comes to raising the average IQ of the Chinese people (while holding other traits constant as much as its possible), not only is there likely a point of diminishing returns, but there might even exist a point of negative returns, past which this cohort of newly cognitively engineered citizens would no longer act in the best interest of the Chinese nation as a whole. The elites of the West certainly do not appear to have the best interest of their nation and lower classed citizens in mind, so we know this is empirically possible. In fact, this should be the null hypothesis, since any identifiable group will try to further their own group interests, likely at the expense of others. That’s just talking about enhancing cognition, and albeit admittedly somewhat hand-wavy, I’m just trying to outline all the possible implications. Not saying we shouldn’t go forth with it, only that it requires orders of magnitude more thought and planning than what anyone, organization or nation has currently put in. Certainly not the likes of He Jiankui, whose greed for fame and recognition greatly undermined and setback China’s PR efforts on this front, so now any further efforts from China in advancing genetic engineering will be under greater international scrutiny. Sure, if and when China gains a sufficient lead in this, that won’t matter, but that’s certainly not the case right now.

    As to your suggestion of genetically engineering higher trust, I ask myself, if A) it’s necessary to do so via genetic engineering (after all, the Western Europeans simply did it through successive generations of outbreeding), and B) if that’s desirable. In a perfectly closed off system, and all else equal, a higher trust society absolutely is better, no disagreements there. But currently, the world the Chinese and other NE Asians are living in are far from being a closed off system. A society with a high level of trust is a double edged sword in a hostile world. This should be self-evident if we simply glance at the sad state of affairs much of the West has gotten themselves into. Before we solve the problem of how to effectively discriminate against those unworthy of granting our trust to, i.e. inbred Arabs, savage mestizos, and of course the plague that is the Sub-Saharan Africans, then we should stay vigilant, and if the price to pay is a relatively more cut-throat domestic society, then we’ll simply have to live with that. Such is the dilemma of dealing with normally distributed complex traits: we simply lack the skills to reap the benefits of having a high average level of any given trait, such as intelligence, trust, high parental investment, etc., whilst simultaneously being able to counter the negative maladaptive side effects brought about by the segment of the population residing towards the right-tail end, such as being too cerebral to the point of behaving like eunuchs (NE Asian males are very much like this), too high trust to the point of embracing utterly worthless third world subhumans (W Europeans and their kin), too highly invested in a very small number offspring as to have completely collapsed the fertility rate (both the NE Asians and the W Europeans).

  420. By-tor says:
    @stevecel

    Ask the Japanese how hard it is to get rid of the Americans.

  421. Vidi says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Well, if China won’t try to become a dominant Empire, than Orientals are indeed wiser than white people. We’ll see.

    I don’t know about the wisdom. But at least there has been a lot of consistency over the 2000 years since the Great Wall was built.

  422. Someone says:
    @EastKekistani

    You do realize I was being sarcastic and I referred to the MTA as a joke?

    Check my IP right now. I am in the center of Guangzhou. I wrote my previous comment in Beijing.

    The fact that the US ruling class has imposed austerity on the lower 99% while continuing to pour limitless resources into the military and various finance, monopoly, natural resource oligarchs is depressing.

    The fact that an endless number of commenters continually FAIL to notice this glaring, unavoidable reality yet blame every irrelevant scapegoat based on melanin or national origin is depressing.

    Mexico City actually has a kick ass subway–the typical dim bulbs here won’t acknowledge it, but then they can’t actually afford to go anywhere farther than the local Walmart.

    • Replies: @FB
    , @EastKekistani
  423. FB says: • Website
    @Someone

    Wow…an intelligent comment on UNZ…?

    Now wait for the whackos to rev up…especially this east kakadoodle moron…

  424. @Someone

    You do realize I was being sarcastic and I referred to the MTA as a joke?

    Oh! I didn’t.

    The fact that the US ruling class has imposed austerity on the lower 99% while continuing to pour limitless resources into the military and various finance, monopoly, natural resource oligarchs is depressing.

    OK. Does…say France have the same problem?

    The fact that an endless number of commenters continually FAIL to notice this glaring, unavoidable reality yet blame every irrelevant scapegoat based on melanin or national origin is depressing.

    I blame it on blackness. Could you please give me an example of a black nation or at least a black city that is actually functional and safe? Even Eko Atlantic is highly dangerous.

    Mexico City actually has a kick ass subway–the typical dim bulbs here won’t acknowledge it, but then they can’t actually afford to go anywhere farther than the local Walmart.

    Are upper class people overrepresented in Mexico City?

  425. Escher says:

    Western media said: the ghost cities of China will stay empty, till they started to get occupied.
    Western media said: the Chinese high speed rail system won’t work (after a couple of initial accidents) till now it is the worlds largest.
    Western media continues to say that the Chinese economy will collapse under the weight of its internal stresses. Let’s see how that prediction holds up.
    IMO China will see plenty of big downturns, as did the US during its rise. The long term upward trajectory, however, is impossible to stop.

    • Agree: Ron Unz
  426. KenH says:
    @J. Gutierrez

    Apparently you like to generalize and pigeon hole people based on one or two comments you’ve read which makes you look silly.

    If you don’t believe there is a Jewish connection in China that’s your problem buddy, I can’t expect a Trumpster to see things for what they are.

    You didn’t read what I wrote. Without a doubt the meteoric economic rise of China has been aided and abetted by American Jews because like I said, they are reaping the riches from our record trade deficits from China while impoverishing the hated white working class who’ve seen their good paying jobs go overseas.

    But this does not mean that Xi Jinping is subservient to the Jews and that they are the power brokers in China. The Chinese aren’t naive and gullible WASP’s and are “playing” and using the Jews as much as the Jews think they are playing and using the Chinese. The Chinese don’t view the Jews as a chosen people or Judaism as a “spiritual elder brother” as fundamentalist Christians tend to do, so they have their eyes wide open about who they’re dealing with.

    I know all about the intensive Israeli industrial espionage in the U.S. The Israelis even provided the Chinese with sensitive U.S. military technology regarding AWACS reconnaissance aircraft during the Dubya administration. They are no friend of the U.S.

    The Jewish people are indeed a parasite upon the gullible and sentimental white American hosts.

    That is a perfect example of white people with high I.Q.’s being dumber than a box of rocks.

    That’s one way of putting things, but more like they are terribly naive and gullible. This is why I enjoy talking to foreigners when I get the chance since they are not brainwashed or in the mental straight jacket that most white Americans are.

    • Replies: @J. Gutierrez
  427. Hail says: • Website
    @unit472

    @Ron Unz: I note with interest that unit472’s comment here elicited one of the most evenly-split reactions among the Unz Review commentariat that I have seen: Three ‘Agrees’ and three ‘Disagrees,’ with I think a similar split in full-form comments. Comments usually get lopsided reactions pro or against; I have never seen one evenly split like this.

    For that reason, this topic (automobile vs. rail) could be worth considering commissioning some articles on. Including a typical Unzean perspective, of course, i.e., including some commentary therein that is “largely excluded from the mainstream.” This topic is dealt with a lot but seldom if ever with (e.g.) a race angle.

    • Replies: @Biff
  428. KenH says:
    @Corvinus

    You’re just not that bright.

    And neither are you if you believe most of that tripe. Carthage was not black African civilization.

    The corvinus trolls of the future will be telling us about the Haitian empire and the Zimbabwean empire of the 21st century.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  429. @FB

    Hollywood movies, New York publisher propaganda, n Wikipedia versus a lifetime of the most in-depth scholarly research using original sources. LOL. Next you’ll be quoting The Great Gatsby, the movie The North Star, n that ineluctable source of verifiable facts The Nation.

  430. Okechukwu says:
    @MAOWASAYALI

    Yes, they’re not as bright as whites and yellows but most of the readers at UR know this already.

    If whites and yellows were uniformly composed of Sir Isaac Newtons, yes they would be brighter than blacks. But since whites and yellows are overwhelmingly composed of the average, the below average and the spectacularly stupid, I don’t think so.

  431. @Okechukwu

    Save your canned white nationalist catchphrases and slogans. There is no anti-white anything in the United States.

    I’ll try to remember this the next time I enter a local bank or business n see no white employees whatsoever, n a Paki explains with an embarrassed grin “Diversity.” Or when local colleges are forced to abolish every white-only scholarship while keeping every non-white scholarship.

    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  432. @Assimilate or go home

    you see a sea of Chinese faces and have to endure their loud, coarse language.

    How can you hear them over the sea to sea noise of loud, coarse Jewish chutzpah?

  433. @Patricus

    In a single generation the decision was made to cut the corporate income tax to zero for 10 years. The backward country [Ireland] became wealthy in a single generation.

    Then a generation later those same multinationals have bought the legislature n bribed them to flood Ireland with anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-European, anti-democratic, low IQ, semi-literate immigrants. Irish now miss the old days when all they had to worry about was Orangemen. It won’t be long before Ireland’s history n monuments will be erased as completely n violently as the American South. Was it worth it?

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  434. Okechukwu says:
    @Assimilate or go home

    It’s actually a major issue for most people. Few people major in Physics anymore in the US, because it’s hard to get a job with such a major and the pay is low. One reason most physics research is now taking place in Europe these days (CERN) is because Europeans are not as money worshipping as Americans, because they are not a Jew run society.

    Many of those foreign physicists will end up living and working in the United States. America fools around in a lot of areas but not when it comes to science. America’s institutions and labs are without peer.

    Top physics majors from MIT et al. often end up on Wall Street these days working as quants, after they get tired of making $50k a year as post-doc research grunts for their famous professors.

    This is true. They can find easier work making six figures. Even as a sales rep for big pharma for biology PhD’s. Many take this route because post-doc research can be very taxing and the hunt for research grants makes it more so. But bear in mind that a lot of the foreign-born pre and post-docs in the United States will end up staying. If and when that pipeline dries up would be the time to worry.

  435. @Sin City Milla

    Competition. Not quantum leaps. The latter leads to massacres n complete replacement.

  436. Okechukwu says:
    @CanSpeccy

    What’s the difference between language fluency and language competence?!

    There’s a big difference. Try holding a conversation with someone who is only “competent” in English.

    English is an official language of the EU, it is the language of business throughout the EU and it is understood by most adults throughout the EU.

    Be that as it may, most Germans and most French don’t/can’t speak or write English. I am particularly familiar with Germany because I visit there at least twice a year. Germans don’t do subtitles on foreign language films. Everything is dubbed in German. Even German hospitality workers (hotels, restaurants and such) generally don’t speak English. So it’s very difficult for Germans to become proficient in English even if they take English language classes. How many Americans become conversant in foreign languages from high school classes?

    When she was a teen, my wife’s parents would send her to English emersion programs in the US and UK during summer break. They needed to do this because the German language is so strong in Germany that it’s practically impossible to acquire passable English without such extraordinary measures.

    What’s that supposed to mean, even. The USA has already been knocked off its perch by China as the largest producer of cement, steel, high-speed rail, greenhouse gases …..

    China did so via all kinds of sneaky, underhanded schemes, not to mention slave labor. It remains to be seen how long it will last.

    There isn’t a large constituency for high-speed rail in the United States. No one cares.

  437. @Corvinus

    This is standard Liberal-land recitation with the usual dose of Magic Melanin fetish. You need to stop listening to NPR.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  438. Okechukwu says:
    @Rabbitnexus

    Rubbish. When it comes to moving large amounts of freight between major centers which is 90% of freight movement in a country then rail is far ahead of roads.

    Then why are trucks dominating freight transport to such a degree that trains appear to be on their last legs? It’s really hard for trains to compete with nimble, flexible vehicles that can turn left or right or around or do whatever the driver wants to do.

    The cost per tonne per km especially including maintenance, energy and safety are all way ahead. Your silly thinking is what made the USA what it is today. A basket case living in yesterday’s Hollywood propaganda. Keep it up drongo.

    Not so. Trucking often beats rail in straight up cost per whatever unit of measurement. Moreover, to use rail you need to truck your cargo to the rail hub, and that’s not free. Then you need to unload the truck and load the cargo onto train cars (also not free). Then at destination, you need to unload the train cars and load the cargo onto trucks (not free either). Then you need to truck to the ultimate destination (of course not free).

    As you can see, rail costs add up because while trucking works alone, rail can only work in tandem with trucking. Ultimately, trucking is not only more efficient and flexible, it’s also cheaper except for very, very long hauls. Say, crossing a couple of states. In fact, rail rates are only as low as they are in response to the competition from trucking. So in determining which method is superior, you have to understand that if trucks weren’t dominating transport, rail would be a great deal more expensive.

    Regarding safety, the good thing about trucks is they carry relatively small cargoes and can never get out of control. Trucks will never destroy an entire town like rail has.

    Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42548824

    Nishapur train disaster

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishapur_train_disaster

    San Bernardino train disaster

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Bernardino_train_disaster

  439. Okechukwu says:
    @Sin City Milla

    I’ll try to remember this the next time I enter a local bank or business n see no white employees whatsoever,

    That’s because all the whites are in middle and upper management. They generally don’t work as bank tellers.

    • Replies: @Sin City Milla
  440. Corvinus says:
    @KenH

    “And neither are you if you believe most of that tripe. Carthage was not black African civilization.”

    Of course not. But had you carefully read the sources, you would note that several black African civilizations were influential and advanced.

    “The corvinus trolls of the future will be telling us about the Haitian empire and the Zimbabwean empire of the 21st century.”

    Try next time to actually refute the material found in the source. Do you need assistance on how to muster up a cogent rebuttal?

    • Replies: @Mark G.
    , @KenH
  441. Biff says:
    @Hail

    For that reason, this topic (automobile vs. rail) could be worth considering commissioning some articles on.

    Yea, if you want to delve into the stupidity of rail being obsolete which was unit472’s original claim. I think the only reason nobody cares to take the time, and do a little rudimentary math to show how rail is so much more efficient, is because teaching at the third grade level is a fucking drag. Coupled with understanding that no amount of hard numbers presented will not sway the most powerful force of all – the will to believe.

    It’s also third grade politics how the lobbyists from the trucking industry keeps the rubber on the road.

    • Replies: @FB
    , @utu
  442. eah says:

  443. FB says: • Website
    @Biff

    Agreed…there are a couple more angles here…one is that manufacturers encouraged the trucking industry over far more efficient rail because the rail companies were big and could not be dictated to, either on price or anything else…this is not the case with trucking, which are mostly mom and pop shops…

    One of my friend’s sons decided he wanted to be in the trucking business, so the family put up the money for a down payment on a brand new semi trailer…he lasted about three years…when I listened to the actual details of how much they’re paid versus expenses etc it was just unbelievable…

    The other is government soaking ordinary car drivers with fuel taxes that pay for asphalt roads quickly destroyed by millions of 60 ton trucks…they do this because of lobbying by large corporations that want cheap transportation of their goods at taxpayer expense…

    There is also the issue of poor urban planning which places industrial parks near highways instead of railways…

    Any automobile driver who advocates for trucking has a hole in the head [not unlike the piss poor morons that defend tax breaks for Jeff Bezos]…if you eliminated truck traffic urban gridlock would disappear in a heartbeat…

    But this can only happen in a society like China that believes having smart and competent people in charge of planning development, urbanization and transport is preferable to a chicken running with its head cut off…

  444. Corvinus says:
    @Sin City Milla

    “This is standard Liberal-land recitation with the usual dose of Magic Melanin fetish. You need to stop listening to NPR.”

    Actually, I am a white American man who is able to make his own decisions about race and culture.

    See, those who have tried to engage with hardcore Alt Righters or white nationalists like yourself will have experienced a strange phenomenon where they–meaning you–appear to be strangely blind to certain topics. Something seems to have been altered in their brains that prevents them from seeing anything that contradicts their white superiority fantasy. It is an important fact for normies to accept. A lifetime of conditioning, perhaps generations of conditioning, have made it impossible for some people to ever see outside of their own perspective. I surmise it is an in-born trait, a chromosomal defect. You know, HbD in action.

    • Replies: @Sin City Milla
  445. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    When you say “influential and advanced” aren’t you exaggerating? They appear to be not much more advanced than Egypt three thousand years ago. You seem to be intellectually evasive about black and white IQ differences. A previous poster mentioned race in relationship to IQ and you then set up and knocked over a straw man by claiming that he said race by itself leads to freedom. You aren’t going to impress anyone with your intellectual brilliance spending time doing that. I think the argument would be that being able to formulate the idea of freedom and appreciate the value of it requires a certain IQ threshold, that whites have an IQ high enough to reach that threshold and that blacks don’t. Do you have any evidence that blacks as a group, not individual blacks, but as a group have the capability to appreciate the importance of freedom and how it leads to the increases in per capita wealth and life expectancy we’ve seen over the last three hundred years?

    • Replies: @Okechukwu
    , @Corvinus
  446. denk says:

    no way is this kistani [sic] a ‘Chinese’,

    He’s definitely a 6liar FF.
    Even has a youtube channel to spread his psyop.
    gawd damn.

    ———-
    Canspeccy once called me ‘aggressive Chinese
    propagandist’ even ‘supremacist’ to boot !

    FFS,
    All I did was calling out 6liars B.S.
    So I challenged him to show evidence.
    Never heard from him again.

    Now this kistani [sic] is practically dripping with god damned Han supremacy yet canspeccy is perfectly cool with that.

    Prolly cuz kistani declare he’s in league with the WTS.

    hehehehe

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  447. Jazman says:
    @FB

    Hi FB ,
    I think you are the best person to ask here about fighter jet engines . There is opinion that western fighter jets engines last longer then Russian and mid life servicing and overhauling of Russian jets is half time to that of Western . If you have time to explain me that process .
    Thanks

    • Replies: @FB
  448. FB says: • Website
    @Jazman

    Thanks for the question…just a brief comment here since the topic is China, not aviation…

    First of all the only opinion that counts when it comes to jet engines is that of the pilot flying the airplane…ask any Russian pilot and they will tell you they have supreme confidence in the engines they’re sitting on…American pilots will say the same…so will European fighter pilots, at least when it comes to the latest generation of aircraft…

    This has not always been the case…Me262 pilots were not thrilled that their engines could break, or flame out on a fairly regular basis…

    The point is that there is a hierarchy of engine performance parameters…abundant power is right up there…you can never have enough power…reliability is another one…today’s engines are incredibly reliable, but they still sometimes ‘blow a gasket’ while in flight…obviously in a dogfight this means game over…so the in flight dependability of the engine is much more important than whether the engine needs to be overhauled after 1,000 hours or 2,000 hours…the mechanics are in no danger of being shot at…

    To put it simply…this is not even the right question…except for amateur fanboys that fill up the internet comment sections or write for ridiculous magazines catering to these kinds of fools…

    Here is the main thing to remember…the Russians and Americans have quite different philosophies on combat aviation…Russian aircraft are designed to be rugged because ruggedness is important for any kind of machinery in a combat situation…combat situations are typically less than ideal…ie an airfield that a combat aircraft needs to take off from and land on may be improvised dirt rather than a pristine ribbon of concrete…

    One of the qualities American airmen admire about Russian aircraft is their ability to operate in these kinds of down and dirty conditions…you can count me among those who think this makes good sense…this includes engines that can obviously take things like ingesting a lot of dust and even larger particles without breaking…also more rugged landing gear etc…

    Another part of the Russian philosophy on fighter engines is to make them quickly and easily field replaceable…this is another very important factor…

    As to the time between overhauls it is true that US engines generally ‘win’ in this regard…but how important is this…like I explained it’s way down at the bottom…keep in mind that a fighter airframe has a set lifespan due to metal fatigue… typically not much over 5,000 hours…so what’s the point…?

    Again the engine’s in flight dependability is much more important than how many thousands of hours it’s going to last…here I, and most airmen I know, would rate the Russian engines very highly…they just don’t break…[neither do American engines for the most part]…

    These particular characteristics are not by chance either…they are engineering tradeoffs…Russians prefer rugged engines which means less complexity and less fragility…this means you are not building a Swiss watch that’s meant to last 100 years…those design choices are mutually conflicting…

    A general observation is that Russian engines generally have excellent power and excellent fuel consumption which is important to range…if you compare the F15 versus the Su27 air superiority fighters, the F15 lags in power and carries half the fuel…these are much more important yardsticks than overhaul interval…

    The F22 was supposed to leapfrog the Flanker, but that’s not even close to reality…the F35 is a much smaller airplane that isn’t meant for the air superiority role and is supposed to be a Jack of all trades [master of none]…

    Finally I just want to give a little perspective here…combat aircraft engines are the state of the art and the advances are then passed on to the civil jet engine industry…also the European combat jet engines are not in the same league as Russia and the US…

    There is much more interesting ground to cover, but that will wait for another time…

    • Replies: @Jazman
    , @J. Gutierrez
  449. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    Musk gets billions from the government…I’m saying the money could be better spent by NASA…

    You could be right. See Musk’s Crew Dragon just experienced an “anomaly” which generated “smoke seen for miles”. And his world saving electric car is less world saving that some people think.

    • Replies: @FB
  450. Okechukwu says:
    @Mark G.

    When you say “influential and advanced” aren’t you exaggerating? They appear to be not much more advanced than Egypt three thousand years ago.

    What are you blabbering about? How advanced were Europeans just 500 or 600 years ago? Do you want to pit some feudal, unwashed medieval European rabble against the Mali Empire?

    You seem to be intellectually evasive about black and white IQ differences.

    There is no valid black and white IQ differences that anyone has established. Mostly because, other than white nationalist pinheads, no one cares. Everyone knows that intelligence and race are unconnected.

    If you’re making your assessment based on Richard Lynn and other Pioneer Fund related material then you, ironically, are too stupid for this discussion.

    Do you have any evidence that blacks as a group, not individual blacks, but as a group have the capability to appreciate the importance of freedom and how it leads to the increases in per capita wealth and life expectancy we’ve seen over the last three hundred years?

    Seriously, you’re too stupid, man. I don’t think there is a single African on the entire continent that is this dumb.

    • Replies: @Rich
  451. @denk

    I’m not bullshiting. My views are fairly rare but they are sincere.

  452. Ron Unz says:
    @FB

    Musk gets billions from the government…I’m saying the money could be better spent by NASA…

    A two year turnover for engineering talent is disastrous in the aerospace industry…it’s called institutional knowledge and is built carefully by nurturing people throughout their career lifecycle…from green-beaked graduate to revered mentor…

    The Space X ‘success’ story is 90 percent PR…let’s look objectively at the realities…

    2. The reusable boosters [which consist of the first stage engines]…this is pure PR schtick…the payload is reduced by up to 50 percent, due to the weight of the landing gear and the large amount of fuel required to set the rocket back down…considering payload fraction is typically only 3 to 4 percent anyway, cutting this in half is completely non-viable…

    You seem pretty knowledgeable about this issues…or at least much more so than myself. And none of these seemingly important points have been raised in any of the hundreds of newspaper articles on SpaceX that I’ve probably read.

    If you’d write up an article on these matters, I’d be very glad to consider publishing it.

    • Replies: @FB
  453. Republic says:
    @MAOWASAYALI

    A great sinophobic book is Ways that are dark ,the truth about china, by Ralph Townsend

    A little dated but still a great read. A classic anti Chinese polemic.

    It is available as a free download

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
    , @utu
  454. @Sin City Milla

    Hey, Mr. Milla, I enjoy your comments and have agreed with about every one on this thread. Is it too much to ask though, that you replace the “n”‘s with the actual word “and”? It’s bugging me, and I don’t think anyone is worrying about a few extra letters on here. (I’d figure maybe you were using a user-unfriendly mobile device or something, but the rest of your text is good plain English.)

    Thank u in advance. Sir. ;-}

  455. @Republic

    A large part of what the book describes still hold. However hygiene in China has significantly improved. The level of critical thinking is low in China but it is also low elsewhere since in general the average person can not think independently without repeating simplified claims from one of the popular schools of thought. Modern China is not really obsessed with hollow rites more than the West because one of the rare benefits of the commies is that they accidentally destroyed the worst aspects of the trad culture in China.

    However the book failed to predict that the rise of NE Asia is not restricted to Japan. Basically the entire world outside the Hajnal line tend to share a lot of really awful traits. In this aspect China is nowhere near the worst even in issues we (and others) really complain about. For example people in modern China sometimes complain about excessive parental power over adult children. But compared to pretty much everywhere outside both white areas and NE Asian areas it is not that bad and is actually improving.

  456. utu says:
    @Biff

    “will not sway the most powerful force of all – the will to believe” – the anti railway arguments usually come form American libertarians which entertain a belief that the so called market forces will find the universal optimal solution. And their trick is to not define what optimal is or they use tautological sleight of hand that whatever market forces produce is optimal ex definition. And if you somehow succeed to convince them that a particular solution happens to be not optimal in some sense they will fall on their final and ultimate argument that it is only because the market was not free enough. Just liberate the market more and it will arrive at the optimal solution. The ideologues of communism used similar rhetorical methods except that they did not fall on liberty but on equality in their dogma: Why there are still thieves in the USSR? Because it is not communist enough?

  457. Rich says:
    @Okechukwu

    Mali empire? Really? That’s what you’re going with? Hilarious. You guys will believe anything. 500 hundred years ago your European “rabble” were sailing around the world, conquering everyone, including your African heroes. 600 years ago, approximately, Europeans invented the printing press, did Mali even have a written language? 5-600 years ago Europeans had mechanical clocks, windmills, paper, eyeglasses, chain mail, plate armor, cannon, trebuchet, longbow, crossbow, and a thousand other things sub-Saharan Africans never heard of. Just stop it.

    • Agree: By-tor
    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  458. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “When you say “influential and advanced” aren’t you exaggerating?”

    Not at all. A number of those civilizations had widespread trade networks and vast reserves of gold and ivory. Moreover, they had learned institutions and intricate systems of government.

    “You seem to be intellectually evasive about black and white IQ differences.”

    Of course there are differences. It is a matter of whether it is due to genetic or environmental factors. The debate is fierce in this area.

    “A previous poster mentioned race in relationship to IQ and you then set up and knocked over a straw man by claiming that he said race by itself leads to freedom.”

    You’re going to have to specifically link to that discussion so I am able to address the particulars.
    On that note, go back to comment 241, which you have neglected to address my points.

    “I think the argument would be that being able to formulate the idea of freedom and appreciate the value of it requires a certain IQ threshold, that whites have an IQ high enough to reach that threshold and that blacks don’t.”

    People formulate the idea of freedom. It is not contingent upon race or racial traits. If anything, white Europeans should have known better given their alleged high IQ that their “invading the world, inviting the world” mantra would be problematic. They spread their culture globally in the 1500 and 1600’s at the expense of the freedom of other groups of people, chiefly Africans and American Indians. Do you not think they were content with how they built up their societies? Do you not think they were “free”?

    “Do you have any evidence that blacks as a group, not individual blacks, but as a group have the capability to appreciate the importance of freedom and how it leads to the increases in per capita wealth and life expectancy we’ve seen over the last three hundred years?”

    You are offering a false premise. You assume that freedom in general is linked to an IQ threshold. Freedom is linked to a group’s political and cultural identity. Clearly, African tribal groups enjoyed their freedom prior to European intervention. They had their own territory and ways of doing things. With the “introduction” of colonialism and imperialism by the likes of Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Germany, African tribal groups had their freedom stripped.

    For generations, Africans were taught the Western concept of “tribe” as being a primitive system that ought to be abandoned with civilization, and were subsequently moved from their heritage territory by force to suit the European model. Africans vehemently opposed to this usurpation. The “Bushmen” did not refer to themselves as a tribe or Bushmen–that was a term used by outsiders. There are different groups of “Bushmen” which represent a wide variation of cultural and linguistic group. Each were “free”–free to marry, free to travel, free to engage in artistic endeavors. These tribal groups had created their own ways to govern without being subject to European interference in their sovereignty.

    • Replies: @Mark G.
  459. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    Thanks for that news…can’t say it comes as much of a surprise…notice the problem was with the small engines that blast the crew capsule to safety in the event of a launch mishap…

    Seems that Boeing is having difficulties with the emergency escape system also…this shows just how beautifully that aborted Soyuz launch last October unfolded…this is a perfect example of how US capabilities have atrophied…and how institutional knowledge has been simply discarded like the office wastebasket…both Gemini and Apollo had crew escape modules…now the logic is that Boeing and SpaceX are supposed to reinvent the wheel…

    Incidentally those plumes of smoke from the Draco escape system engines would be highly toxic…hypergolic propellants are used where absolute engine start reliability is needed…bacause the fuel and oxidizer combust spontaneously on contact…that’s why they were also used as the lunar ascent engine…

    [They are actually great rocket fuels because they are in the liquid state at room temperature, unlike cryogenic fuels which need to be cooled to hundreds of degrees below zero…they are also slightly more energetic and thus can give better performance…but they are incredibly toxic…Sergei Korolev categorically rejected their use for the Soviet manned program, saying that a rocket explosion would render the Baikonur launch site unusable for decades…this is why he rejected what many engineers consider the greatest rocket engine ever built…Valentin Glushko’s Rd-270 a 650 ton thrust monster, comparable to the Rocketdyne F1 in power but about 20 percent more efficient, due to its amazing full-flow staged combustion cycle, the only such engine ever built and tested…Musk’s Raptor is also said to be full-flow staged…but is still in development, and is much smaller…]

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  460. Okechukwu says:
    @Rich

    500 hundred years ago your European “rabble” were sailing around the world, conquering everyone, including your African heroes.

    500-600 years ago Europeans were so filthy (never bathing, dumping shit and animal entrails on the streets, etc.) that various plagues almost wiped them out. That’s not advanced by any stretch of the imagination.

    European “medicine” consisted of blood letting and superstitious nonsense. Contemporaneous Africans had sophisticated medical practices in comparison.

    And, no, 500-600 years ago Europeans could not conquer Africa. Rather they were confined to coastal enclaves as vassals and mercenaries to African kings. There were African ambassadors at European courts and the Vatican. Europeans only became strong enough to colonize Africa in the late 19th century with the introduction of modern weapons. Before then they were routinely defeated by African armies. And because Africans kept Europeans at bay for so long, Europeans never gained an adequate foothold and were easier to kick out.

    Mali even have a written language?

    Perhaps you’ve heard of the Great Library at Timbuktu.

    5-600 years ago Europeans had mechanical clocks, windmills, paper, eyeglasses, chain mail, plate armor, cannon, trebuchet, longbow, crossbow, and a thousand other things sub-Saharan Africans never heard of. Just stop it.

    People develop that which their environment calls for. Plate armor and chain mail in the African sun would kill the wearer faster than any enemy. Prior to the late 19th century, there was no weapon system that Europeans fielded that Africans couldn’t cope with. In addition to traditional weapons like poison arrows, lances, maces and such, some African armies had heavy cavalry and artillery. Some even manufactured their own guns.

    African kingdoms had strong centralized polities, many of which could marshall tens of thousands of fierce, well-trained and well-organized soldiers. There weren’t no Native Americans. Weak and disorganized European fiefdoms of the medieval era were no match for them.

    • Replies: @Rich
    , @anonymous
  461. FB says: • Website
    @Ron Unz

    Thanks for your interest Ron…I have been meaning to write several articles for my blog about interesting aerospace topics…so would be happy to dive into that as soon as I can devote a little quality time…the next couple of months looks a little less hectic…so we might actually get something serious written up [as opposed to a lot of noise on UNZ…LOL]

  462. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    In comment 24 : “If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms. Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.” Notice the word “IQ” is in there. In your response, notice the word “IQ” is missing. Why is that? You responded by saying whiteness is not equated with levels of freedom. I think you were being purposely obtuse and pretended you didn’t understand what he was saying. He wasn’t saying whiteness causes freedom. I believe he was saying whiteness is related to intelligence and freedom in a country is not possible without a certain average IQ level. When I said white countries were more likely to be free, I was saying there was a correlation there. I wasn’t saying whiteness in itself was the cause. I understand that freedom is caused by people holding certain philosophical beliefs. Hitler and Stalin were white but just being white didn’t make them believers in freedom or the countries they ruled over free. Sorry, I disagree with you that IQ in a country and levels of freedom in a country are not linked. To support that you said that African countries were free but had their freedom stripped by imperialist powers. Here you are engaging in a shift of the word “freedom”. They were free of European domination but not free in any economic sense. There were no libertarian or even semi-libertarian countries in pre-colonialist Africa. There was no African John Locke, no African political documents saying everyone has a right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. I mentioned previously freedom rankings of countries put out by Cato or the Fraser Institute. You might want to take a look at those rankings and ponder why so many African countries are clustered around the bottom. You also might want to look at rankings of IQ by country, compare those rankings to the Cato rankings and see if you can notice a relation between freedom levels and IQ levels.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  463. Vidi says:
    @Okechukwu

    I can’t find any writing on any of your slum pictures. If you know China, you will know that Chinese characters are absolutely everywhere, especially in cities. So I suspect that the pictures are from some place like Vietnam or the Philippines or even Taiwan, and not from mainland China.

    There is also no indication of when the pictures were taken. The date is important, of course, as China has grown rapidly.

    So this looks like another case of propaganda.

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  464. Vidi says:
    @Rich

    I remember reading an old Roman newspaper where they indicated they had no intention of attacking the Gauls because of the vast amount of trade between them. The Mongolians also told the Russians they only wanted peaceful coexistence. The Turks assured the Eastern Romans that since they had all the money, all they wanted was trade. The English were only selling potatoes to the Irish, and the Spanish selling hats to the Dutch. I think you get my drift.

    Two thousand years of the Great Wall says that China prefers to defend.

    Human nature says there will be war, better to fight when the advantage is with you, then to wait until the enemy is too strong. Pekingo delenda est.

    There is obviously no conventional way by which the US (or even all the West combined) can defeat China. So you must be referring to a nuclear war. Yes, the US has enough nuclear weapons to destroy China completely, but China also has ICBMs and submarine-launched SLBMs. If the US pushes the big red button — and the initiator would have to be the US; China’s had a “no first use” policy for nukes since 1964 — are you certain that it isn’t pushing the suicide button? Completely certain?

    • Replies: @Rich
  465. @Vidi

    This may be real. Why? Because of the nice buildings that Negroid failed to edit out. The overall layout looks fairly Sinic.

    That Negroid pointed out a poor area. I won’t call it a slum because it doesn’t have the same level of crimes and other nonsense real slums have. I used to live in a condo near two such areas. They are safe. We even bought food in the street market in one of them despite being upper middle class. You can’t do that in an actual slum. These regions with awful buildings in China and sometimes South Korea are a lot better than any real slum in Negroid, SE Asian or mestizo countries. Moreover even these areas are gradually cleaned up over time and replaced by new condos.

    This Negroid completely ignores the nice apartments near the poor areas as if they are not present. Look at the nice condos. They are actually almost everywhere in urban China, even in places such as Mohe, Heilongjiang.

    Mohe City, Daxing’anling Prefecture, Heilongjiang Province

    Luonan County, Shangluo City, Shaanxi Province

    http://i1.go2yd.com/image.php?url=0LBXh4V9iR

    Anshun City, Guizhou Province

    Heilongjiang, Shaanxi and Guizhou are fairly poor provinces. None of the places I mentioned is a great city..Anshun is at least a regional center but it is definitely nowhere near the richest place in Guizhou..

  466. KenH says:
    @Corvinus

    But had you carefully read the sources, you would note that several black African civilizations were influential and advanced.

    No, that’s your opinion and wishful thinking. What you posted amounts to exaggerated Afrocentrist claims about African civilizations to prove parity with some of the great European civilizations.

    Try next time to actually refute the material found in the source. Do you need assistance on how to muster up a cogent rebuttal?

    Take for instance the Axum empire in your second link. The writer claims that it was a “powerful kingdom” that “influenced other superpowers of its day”. Then in his last sentence admits that, “Still, little is known about this impressive African civilization”. If so little is known then how can he make claims about its supposed grandeur and influence?

    Then clocking in at #2, the Zulu tribe was cleverly remade into the Zulu “empire”. An empire exercises dominion over other nations and peoples spanning great distances. At most the Zulu tribe exercised dominion over a few smaller tribes in the Southern tip of Africa. Their greatest invention and gift to mankind was the iklwa spear. To serious historians this does not qualify them as an empire or civilization worthy of note.

    I don’t even think you know what’s in the links you provided. It just sounded good and you thought it would help you win a debate about past negro greatness on the world stage but it backfired. I think you need assistance on how to make a cogent argument.

  467. By-tor says:
    @Corvinus

    No Corvinus, you and are your African scholars of antiquity are not that bright. Because, while the natural resources to enter the 5th Century AD have been in Africa for over 100,000 years, the brains to do so were not.

  468. @KenH

    Ok, KenH,

    I agree with this response. One thing I do not support is racists comments, generalization of people, and stupid comments against the less fortunate among us, (Native Indians, Appalachian Whites, Southern Blacks, Latin American Indigenous, etc.) those people can’t defend themselves on UNZ’s site. Not because they are not welcomed, but because they just wouldn’t be able to if they were here. I came on this site not too long ago and had my first confrontation with an Anon commenter. Being new on this site I tried the smooth approach acknowledging his intelligent responses but suggested, he not be so hostile in his referencing minorities in his comments. He took it as weakness and proceeded to let me know how he felt about dirty, filthy Mexican’s and how I was one of them.

    Ken, I laid in on this piece of shit with my response. His brilliant come back, was that my response was typical of someone with a low I.Q. I followed with a barage of Intellctual Profanity that would have made Richard Pryor proud. He didn’t respond. I was seriously considering not logging on to this site, I was so pissed. But, the next day ChuckOrlinski and Jacques Sheetes sent me a comment saying they liked a few of my posts. They told me not to let negative comments discourage me from posting. To keep them comming because I had good things to say and being in Mexico, I could post infromation the MSM didn’t.

    So Ken, I’m here, I am a voice for minorities, I hate bullies, I lived in Chicago 25 years and Houston 30 years, I’ve traveled all over, I live in N. Mexico. I’m smart, too old to be scared of death, I will go toe to toe with 20,30,40 year olds, I can trace my family 500 years in Mexico. DNA from Spain, France/Austria with a little Native Amer.

    People that post stupid shit, with racial slures are going to get a piece of my mind. I’m not here to please any one here, most are old couch potatoes anyway, just waiting for the knock on the door. The friendly nieghborhood FEMA rep. I left the States five years ago but my brothers and sisters are still there, so are my kids. I saw this shit comming a long time ago.

    I’ll share something, I’m sure most of you people don’t know unless you live in California or Washington. They have been trying to start their own State Bank, they finally got it before the State Legislature for a vote. If States don’t tkae back their power you guys are doomed.

    If I post here is to try to teach the younger readers some history, they were too young to have been taught in school or to have experienced.

    • Agree: FB
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  469. Rich says:
    @Okechukwu

    You’re just a product of a poor educational system that had to make up a story of a sub-Saharan African empire so you could feel good about yourself, that’s okay. Ridiculous, but okay. I mean what else have you got? Baltimore? DC? Chicago? Haiti? Zimbabwe? Al Sharpton? I get it, but funny how you write about cleanliness of Europeans from 500 years ago when you folk only have indoor plumbing because we invented it, then let you use it. And I’ve lived in black neighborhoods, you guys barely use that indoor plumbing we gifted you. We have a hundred stories about modern black women and the smells that emanate from them, believe me, that coconut oil ain’t hiding anything. I understand why you guys stay away from them as best as you can. I really do.

    • Replies: @Okechukwu
  470. Vidi says:
    @FB

    Do a search on engineer pay at Space X…they get about half of what other industry is paying and longer work hours with no overtime…the result is typical turnover of about two years…

    Thanks for the eye-opener. I didn’t know that engineering turnover at SpaceX was that bad. You said later that this is disastrous for an institution’s accumulated knowledge, and I agree: young engineers fresh from college are potential disasters.

    That’s Conman Musk’s idea of how to build an aerospace company…get a lot of money from the government and then end up with no engineers…

    I was vaguely aware that SpaceX gets a lot of funding from government sources, but till now I had no idea now much. According to one article (link), $5.5 billion of SpaceX’s revenue comes from NASA and the Air Force.

  471. Rich says:
    @Vidi

    Perhaps the Chinese haven’t invaded other countries because up to this date they haven’t had the military capability. The “Great Wall” was built a long time ago, whatever the reason, it has about as much significance as Hadrian’s Wall today. You may be right and the Chicoms have no intention of invading other countries, but should we take that chance? Why are they building aircraft carriers? Why are they building advance bases in the South China Sea? Why do they continually threaten Taiwan?

    Many people agree with you that the Chicoms can’t be defeated in a conventional war, but there are several military strategists who believe the US could defeat China conventionally, and most believe the US has the first strike capability, at this time, to defeat Red China in a nuclear war. We all hope that doesn’t happen, of course.

  472. @Rich

    We really need separate spheres for whites and NE Asians. Seriously. This has to happen so that we won’t fight a retarded war for who gets to be #1 and who has to be #2. Shall we destroy each other for this competition which can cause humanity to be set back by at least 20 years?

    Chicom can not invade any country other than Taiwan not because it is communist but because the Han Chinese culture is as devoid of military traditions as Jews. We are a culture that sends the poorest and the most desperate into war while its bright and wealthy tend to be physically weak. We don’t honor our soldiers and veterans at all. Things have slightly improved since late Qing Dynasty in this aspect but it is still unusually bad compared to almost all other major civilizations. Indians honor their Kshatriya, Americans and Russians honor their vets, Muslims always honor jihadists and take care of their widows. China does not. Every single ethnic Han regime after Han Dynasty relies on foreigners, criminals etc.. This is why even in Sub-Saharan Africa we simply behave like a market-dominant minority instead of a colonizer unlike whites and Arabs.

    China can invade Taiwan though. That’s because Taiwan is ethnically Han and hence shares the same absence of military traditions.

  473. @Rich

    Let me tell you something about Chinese history.

    Almost all non-Sinosphere regimes historically expanded when they were strong. Yet other than minority-dominated dynasties Chinese dynasties after Han Dynasty are almost never capable of even protecting their own borders, let alone expanding into foreign lands. Some may say that Tang Dynasty was an exception. Nope. Many Tang generals who actually expanded the empire were minorities from Turks to Xianbeis and East Iranians.

    One particularly weird phenomenon is that the quality of military of Chinese regimes decrease over time. That is, in the beginning the military could at least deal with internal rebels easily and may and may not be able to fight against foreigners. However after 50 years of peace it almost always deteriorate to the level below Burma and Vietnam. In the end a foreign invasion or a successful domestic rebellion ends the regime.

    What happened?

    Well, that’s because we really don’t have a military tradition at all. Most civilizations honor their warriors. Europeans had an aristocracy that fought in wars. Japanese people had warriors from daimyos to ordinary samurais. Indians had Rajputs, Sikhs, Marathas, etc. Muslims have numerous warrior groups. In all these civilizations warriors have above average status and are honored. On the other hand China really doesn’t. Who the fuck man Chinese militaries? Foreigners/minorities, criminals and the poorest who are drafted. Almost no middle class dude and certainly almost no upper class dude wants to get into the military. Other than poor involuntary draftees who don’t want to be there and foreigners/minorities who may be unreliable almost nobody can man the military. This is why the military is fairly low status in China.

    BTW what do Chinese people actually honor then? Well, in the past the Confucian scholar-bureaucrats had the highest status among non-royals. That is, intellectuals and bureaucrats. Despite Confucian disdain for merchants we do have a mercantile tradition that is further developed after the Opium Wars. Hence now it is clear what Chinese people like to be, intellectuals, bureaucrats and merchants.

    Speaking of the PLA the same process that took place in older ethnic Han regimes also hold. Mao’s military could hold against America with Soviet assistance in the Korean War and defeated Indians in the Sino-Indian War. Deng’s military on the other hand could barely reach Lang Son in the Sino-Vietnamese War. Jiang’s military was basically a corrupt entity that loved money a lot more than weapons. Hu’s military….uh…consumed a lot of Maotai wine. Xi’s military… Just like the Beiyang Navy it is unreliable.

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  474. Joe Wong says:
    @theMann

    China did not have AIDS and HIV, they were brought in by the Western Gweilo (the American in particular) with weird sexual orientation just like the toxic Opium was forced upon Chinese by the Western Gweilo with evil intent and insatiable greedy desire.

    Though Western Gweilos are jealous, resentful and fear Chinese achievements, but they continue to indulge in wishful thinking. In their minds, China is still stalled in the old days of backwards post Opium war era, they cannot possibly fall behind Chinese in science, technology and finance. This is massive self-deception. When it comes to understanding China, Western Gweilo have allowed White supremacy and racial bigotry to trump mountains of empirical data. This is why they cannot even conceive of China becoming number one.

    • Replies: @stevecel
  475. Vidi says:
    @Rich

    Perhaps the Chinese haven’t invaded other countries because up to this date they haven’t had the military capability.

    China had enough military capability to fight the U.S. to a draw in the Korean War — which started in 1950, just a year after China had finished an exhausting civil war. China is not tired now, so good luck to anyone, including the U.S., who attacks her.

    The “Great Wall” was built a long time ago, whatever the reason, it has about as much significance as Hadrian’s Wall today.

    True, the Great Wall has little military significance today, as modern weapons can easily blow it to bits. But China is not depending on the Wall for her defense these days.

    The significance of the Great Wall is that China chose to build it rather than conquer Siberia — something she could easily have done if she had chosen to do so. But China did not, and for most of the last 2000 years since it was built has behaved well. This is a good omen for the future.

    • Agree: FB
    • Replies: @Simply Simon
  476. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “In comment 24 : “If the United States was still 90% white, we’d still have more or less the same freedoms. Our freedom is declining because we are importing low IQ or low-trust – and usually both – peoples.” Notice the word “IQ” is in there. In your response, notice the word “IQ” is missing. Why is that?”

    Because I focused on the first part of the sentence. My response was “Whiteness is not equated to levels of freedom”. I was not being obtuse, I was taking Citizen to task for something that is other than accurate.

    “I believe he was saying whiteness is related to intelligence”

    According to Who/Whom? IQ runs the gamut within the Caucasian race. Now, if that be the case, then why were Southern and Eastern Europeans allowed to enter our shores en masse? Were they not deemed inferior in this area? Moreover, are there not white elites

    “freedom in a country is not possible without a certain average IQ level.”

    Which is absolute nonsense, as I stated in my previous posts.

    “When I said white countries were more likely to be free, I was saying there was a correlation there.”

    You mean the more that a population believes in a particular system of government that promotes freedom, the more likely that group of people are free.

    “Sorry, I disagree with you that IQ in a country and levels of freedom in a country are not linked.”

    Great, we disagree.

    “To support that you said that African countries were free but had their freedom stripped by imperialist powers. Here you are engaging in a shift of the word “freedom”.”

    There is no shift here in the least.

    “They were free of European domination but not free in any economic sense.”

    No. Africans were dominated in every aspect of their lives when Europeans colonized and imperialized them. They were content with the life they created for themselves. They were free.

    “There were no libertarian or even semi-libertarian countries in pre-colonialist Africa. There was no African John Locke, no African political documents saying everyone has a right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”.”

    Assuming that Africans HAD to embrace the Lockean philosophy of freedom, that this definition of freedom is the end all and be all. Africans need not be bound by this narrow view of freedom. Rather, they enjoyed the fruits of their labor in their own community, like ANY people. They sought to protect their families and their ways of life. The Africans lost their freedom when Europeans came barging in for free stuff and gimmedats.

    “I mentioned previously freedom rankings of countries put out by Cato or the Fraser Institute. You might want to take a look at those rankings and ponder why so many African countries are clustered around the bottom.”

    It’s not about IQ, it’s about geo-political forces. More than 50 new nations were born in Africa during the great liberation in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Throughout the continent, Africans had high hopes for the future. People looked forward to rapid political and economic development. After decades of colonial rule, Africans were again in control of their destinies. But as with any new country, problems arose. A pattern developed:
    1) widespread economic disappointment that discredited initial democracies;
    2) the formation of political parties based on ethnic or religious loyalty;
    3) rival ethnic groups jockeying for position and power;
    4) political instability heightened by ethnic strife and civil war;
    5) the emergence of strict one-party rule or military dictatorship;
    6) a lack of an educated electorate and a middle class to counter authoritarian rule;
    7) trade deficits, poverty, and famine due to continued economic dependence on the West, with loans to modernize squandered by corrupt officials.

    This pattern is other than unique–Europe underwent a similar transformation in the 1300, 1400, and 1500’s as nation-states were forged.

    Scholars trace Africa’s recent problems to the colonial experience. Western imperialism had a complex and contradictory impact on Africa. Colonial rulers built roads, railroads, harbors, and cities. The new forms of transportation were meant to make the colonies profitable by linking cash crop plantations and mining operations to ports. For the majority of Africans, who were subsistence farmers, there was scant benefit from these facilities. To pay for expensive development projects, African nations exported minerals and agricultural goods to the industrial world; profits used to buy Western clothing, electronics, and automobiles.

    During the colonial period, Europeans undermined Africa’s traditional political systems. Even when they left African rulers in place, they dictated laws and told Africans how to govern. White officials shared the racial views of their day. They saw Africans as children who needed guidance, overlooking the fact that Africans had ruled themselves for centuries. Imagine that–Africans had been free! Europeans denied educated Africans top jobs in colonial governments. Suddenly, at independence, colonial powers expected African leaders to transform authoritarian colonies into democratic nations. African continental and regional stability today remains an ongoing process.

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    , @anonymous
  477. Joe Wong says:
    @EastKekistani

    If what you boasted is true how can the almighty non-Sinosphere regimes remains small, weak and third rated in the world including the unrepented war criminal Jap, while the American cannot win anything against the rag tag tribesmen armed with WWI rifles in Afghanistan after decades of war and trillions of dollars?

    American Navy collides with merchant ships around the world, while the latest jet fighters were falling off the sky like drunken ducks, they are hardly matching what you boasted about warrior non-Sinoshpere people. Fake news nation is trolling Chinese history to masquerade their anxiety about China rise?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  478. Jazman says:
    @FB

    Thank you very much for your quick response . I had argument with one Indian army officer and he is so happy that India got Rafal jets and blaming poor quality of Russian planes in IAF but he forgot to mention that HAL is responsible for parts quality plus poor maintenance . I have two friends in Serbian army retired Mig21 pilots one had score against EU Bell chopper 1991 . They had positive experience with 21 they said very reliable and easy to maintain . I hope we soon see operational Su57 engine lot of Western so called BS experts talking crap against Su57

    • Replies: @FB
  479. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    …this is a perfect example of how US capabilities have atrophied…and how institutional knowledge has been simply discarded like the office wastebasket…both Gemini and Apollo had crew escape modules…now the logic is that Boeing and SpaceX are supposed to reinvent the wheel…

    It has been claimed that they tossed the bluprints for the Saturn V rocket, but this is disputed. Apparently, “the Federal Archives in East Point, Georgia, has 2,900 cubic feet of Saturn documents,” and “Rocketdyne has in its archives dozens of volumes from its Knowledge Retention Program.” One might assume, therefore, that Musk and other NASA contractors have access to info. on the design of the Gemini and Apollo crew escape modules, in which case, they are not exactly starting from scratch.

    I don’t think there is any definite formula for success of R&D. Government in house work can be effective, especially if it is carried out by a newly formed agency created to deal with a national emergency, such as was the case with NASA and the US/SU missile gap. But government agencies tend to be captured by corporate interests with detrimental consequences for every aspect of their work including research. In addition, government agencies of any antiquity are most likely crippled by what Professor Northcote Parkinson termed injelitance, and also the operation of the Peter Principle.

    In a dictatorship, a hard working tyrant such as Josip Stalin can deal with problems of administrative degeneration by shooting people more or less at random pour encouragez les autres, as Napoleon put it. In democracies, however, government research tends to decline to the level of futility rarely to be found outside of a university, where hoards of fake Einstein’s shine in the reflected glory of a handful of stars.

    Corporate R&D can be highly effective where scientists, engineers, and management alike are motivated by the prospect of large payoffs. However, government funded contract research can be an efficient way of pouring money down the tubes.

    It’s not always obvious, therefore, how best to instigate R&D of national importance that for whatever reason is not being independently undertaken by the private sector. Today, in the matter of rockets, the US may just be going through a bad patch, with no adequate payoffs to induce truly independent private sector research, and an absence, perhaps, of satisfactory in-government or contract options to achieve the best possible results.

    Let’s just hope that the risk takers in the private rocket sector don’t emulate Boeing in the risks they take with passengers’ lives.

    • Replies: @FB
  480. @Achmed E. Newman

    I figure UR folk have no problem with a humble effort to bring some economy to English. If they can comprehend alleles, standard deviations, n the vagaries of statistical distributions, I think they can handle a simple innovation to match ‘y’ in Spanish, ‘et’ in French, n ‘i’ in Russian. It’s really much easier than constantly typing the bulky ‘and’. You should try it. It doesn’t kill brain cells.

    I would also like to type ‘t’ for ‘the’. But, altho brevity is t sol of wit, that’s probly more than t peple r redy for. It’s t English of t future.

  481. @Joe Wong

    Dude, we NE Asian people don’t need a race war against whites especially not in this age with nukes and AI. That will destroy them and us at the same time and cause human civilizations to be seriously downgraded if not outright destroyed.

    Similarly don’t pick a fight with Indians or Pakistanis. Just don’t. For the sake of humanity we don’t want a nuclear WWIII.

    We high-IQ tribes must be responsible members of humanity. That includes not trying to make relations with other nuclear capable tribes poor.

    Are you sure that Americans are fighting against “rag tag tribesmen” with WWI-era weapons? Pashtun, Uzbek, Hazara, Tajik and other tribesmen are not that poorly armed. Moreover America hasn’t won because it isn’t willing to be nasty in such an unimportant war, that is, they does not use Ancient Rome-style ethnic cleansing. We don’t want anyone to fight genocidal wars today.

    • Replies: @DB Cooper
  482. @Achmed E. Newman

    N thank you for your kind compliment, Achmed.

  483. denk says:
    @Rich

    if Communist China is about to surpass the West, then war is inevitable. If war is inevitable, it’s necessary we fight this war now while we still have a military advantage. The US has enough nukes to make China a distant memory

    So according to kistani the ‘chinese’,
    this is the kind of ‘high iq whites’ that ‘high iq Chinese’ should align with against all the ‘low iq groids‘.

    roflmao,

    Talk about unrequited love,

    hehehhehe

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  484. DB Cooper says:
    @EastKekistani

    What with India pick a fight with China?

    • Replies: @EastKekistani
  485. @Corvinus

    Your responses always amuse me. Can you spell ‘projection’? You just did that. Aside from your strawmaning the topic, your presumptions about myself are so wide of the mark that it’s laughable. I have always had you pegged as a mature white man in New England, maybe even Martha’s Vineyard, but definitely living in a virtually all-white environment n never having traveled much, i.e., lacking any significant daily interaction with non-whites. (Please don’t respond with personal info to confirm or deny, I’m not trying to doxx anyone.) I recall that you don’t even acknowledge the nationwide epidemic of black on white crime, despite the official crime statistics.

    As for me, I’ve attended 6 universities in 2 states, traveled the world, done graduate work in a developing country, speak 3 languages, n have 3 degrees including Anthropology n Law. I never heard of HBD until I was 60 years old. Until then I was just another good ‘liberal’, even voted for Obama twice. My ‘conversion’ is part of my discovery of significant info that, despite my years in college, was entirely omitted from every class. I don’t blame the universities too much, tho, most of HBD is new info only recently discovered via modern genetics. The colleges will get it eventually–if free academic research can be restored to the ivory tower. As a good general introduction, I recommend The 10,000 Year Explosion by Gregory Cochran & Henry Harpending. I’m pretty sure you haven’t read it. You might also look at Jayman’s Blog for an extreme interpretation of HBD data. FYI, Jayman is a liberal.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  486. @J. Gutierrez

    I agree with most of this. Many people here just don’t get out and about and spend too much in front of the screen. It can become just another distraction from real life, just like the old TV box.

    I was never one for PC language but I do find racial slurs uncouth and uncivilised. However travelling around the world I find that there is racism everywhere and racial slurs and insults are widespread, especially among third worlders (oops, even that “third worlder” is a racial slur these days), so it doesn’t bother me. I have to live with that terminology being in use, and in fact it is mostly the whites that seem upset by it. Also the levels of hate, and I don’t just mean hate aimed at whites but of various coloured groups at each other, are far greater than what they are in white countries (although perhaps here more subdued and unspoken, especially amongst the liberals promoting all this PC language). I suppose some of this racial hate is justified – depends in whose shoes you walk I guess.

    And the fact that different races stink to each other – there’s a comment in this very thread about blacks stinking. Sure they do, to high heaven, but I wonder if this guy knows that whites stink to blacks too. And Chinese, Indians, Arabs, etc. to whites, to each other, and whites stink to them all. It’s just the way it is. Some of it has to do with food, some with, I suppose, different biologies, and yes in some cases due to hygiene, but even if the cleanest of all races were to meet they’d notice that they smell different.

    Spending too much time on these threads doesn’t leave much time even for computer games or other internet activities, let alone for the healthy outdoor life. And then, we more traditionalist complain about people being glued to their mobile phones and how anti-social that is, especially those lovely chikas rushing around looking at nothing but the little screen.

    Do you remember when computers first came into general use, experts advised that people shouldn’t spend more than a few hours each day in front of a terminal (OK, someone will counter that those early models emitted higher radiation, but there’s also a psychological effect, just like with TV) and take frequent breaks? Well, that advice seems to have been thrown out of the window, and not because it was wrong but because it interfered with the marketing and advertising of these products and the sales that entail, and work productivity, all aimed at making more profits. And nowadays people spend a full working day in front of the computer, and others spend even more time voluntarily for recreational purposes.

    Check the lyrics to this great song:

  487. Anon[350] • Disclaimer says:

    “Freedom is an ideological concept, not racial”

    Funny how all the freest, highest-trust, happiest, and least corrupt democratic societies also just so happen to be among the highest IQ nations: https://www.photius.com/rankings/national_iq_scores_country_ranks.html

    “Of course not. But had you carefully read the sources, you would note that several black African civilizations were influential and advanced.”

    Which isn’t the point. Nice deflection, though. No sub-Saharan black African civilization was as powerful or as advanced as Rome or Carthage. Imagine someone deflecting from modern China’s success by saying that the Aztecs were advanced, too.

    “He didn’t even read his own links.”

    Well, what do you expect from a guy who quotes Starship Troopers and claims to be married with multiple kids, despite posting on this site at 2am?

  488. Corvinus says:

    “Funny how all the freest, highest-trust, happiest, and least corrupt democratic societies also just so happen to be among the highest IQ nations”

    I NOTICE on that list that Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Mongolia, and China (which is not democratic and is rife with corruption) are Asian countries. I thought freedom was linked specifically to the white race. So, which is it? Is there a stronger correlation between race and freedom OR between race and IQ? Make up your mind.

    Furthermore, I thought the United States and Western Europe in recent years were actually unfree, low-trust, unhappy, and more corrupt. At least that is what the Alt Right claims.

    “Which isn’t the point. Nice deflection, though. No sub-Saharan black African civilization was as powerful or as advanced as Rome or Carthage. Imagine someone deflecting from modern China’s success by saying that the Aztecs were advanced, too.”

    No deflection. Just stating fact.

    “Well, what do you expect from a guy who quotes Starship Troopers and claims to be married with multiple kids, despite posting on this site at 2am?”

    You do realize that the time stamp is messed up on this site, right?

  489. Corvinus says:
    @Sin City Milla

    “Your responses always amuse me. Can you spell ‘projection’? You just did that.”

    Look in the mirror, first.

    “Aside from your strawmaning the topic, your presumptions about myself are so wide of the mark that it’s laughable.”

    Maybe. Then again, perhaps not.

    “I have always had you pegged as a mature white man in New England, maybe even Martha’s Vineyard, but definitely living in a virtually all-white environment n never having traveled much, i.e., lacking any significant daily interaction with non-whites. (Please don’t respond with personal info to confirm or deny, I’m not trying to doxx anyone.)”

    Midwest normie. Traveled extensively. Many experiences.

    “As for me, I’ve attended 6 universities in 2 states, traveled the world, done graduate work in a developing country, speak 3 languages, n have 3 degrees including Anthropology n Law.”

    Anyone on a blog can make any claim about their background. Are you interviewing for a new job? Try LinkedIn.

    “My ‘conversion’ is part of my discovery of significant info that, despite my years in college, was entirely omitted from every class. I don’t blame the universities too much, tho, most of HBD is new info only recently discovered via modern genetics.”

    You mean people have interpreted the findings of recent genetic studies to suit a particular narrative.

    “I recommend The 10,000 Year Explosion by Gregory Cochran & Henry Harpending. I’m pretty sure you haven’t read it.”

    I am familiar with that work. They offered an interesting hypothesis. They admit that much work needs to be done to determine to what extent their conclusions are accurate.

    • Replies: @Sin City Milla
  490. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    The Lockean view of freedom is not a narrow view of freedom. It was the ideas of Locke and the other writers of the European enlightenment that led to the rapid increases in life expectancy and per capita wealth where they were adopted. You are saying the subsistence farmers of Africa were happy in their way of life. If Africans are so happy with their way of life why don’t they stay in Africa instead of crowding into boats to get to white countries? When Europeans came to Africa they merely replaced the despotic native rulers who exploited their subjects and when the Europeans left these countries were just once again taken over by native despots who lived a life of luxury while their subjects remained poor. They were not “free” either before the Europeans came or after they left. The wealth of Europe did not come from Africa. It came from expanding free markets and the industrial revolution. Part of the wealth was then used for expensive militaries that could be used for imperialistic adventures. So increased wealth caused imperialism, not vice versa. Imperialism, combined with domestic socialism, slowly impoverished these European countries and turned them into second rate powers. The same thing is happening currently in the U.S. which is wasting $800 billion a year on a military to engage in imperialistic adventures which only benefit members of the military-industrial complex. You haven’t offered any convincing evidence at all that there is no link between IQ levels and freedom levels in a country. Is this really the best you can do?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  491. @DB Cooper

    Due to the border dispute. It’s not a scenario that is likely to cause WWIII but it is still an issue.

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  492. @Sin City Milla

    Japan won’t be genocided because they are probably going to have nukes…or maybe they already have them.

  493. FB says: • Website
    @Jazman

    Did you consider that an ‘army officer’ is not the same as an air force officer…?

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  494. FB says: • Website
    @CanSpeccy

    Institutional knowledge is about people, not blueprints…

    Your mentioning the Rocketdyne F1 documentation is another issue altogether…in fact a very interesting one…no serious researcher has actually gone through those archives…but when the question is asked ‘why not build an F1 today’ the excuses are nonsensical…whereas the real reason is that the institutional knowledge has been lost…building a rocket engine requires more than blueprints…which don’t actually tell you anything about how to build that particular piece…

    The RS25 [Shuttle Main Engine] did not come very long after the F1, and it can be built at the drop of a hat…in fact the RS68 derivative is still being built for the Delta IV…that’s how it works…the RD180 is the derivative of the RD170…etc…

    As for your claim that private sector R&D works well…I’m sure it does…smartphones being a prime example…but I have no direct knowledge of the consumer electronics industry…I know what works in the aerospace industry…

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  495. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “The Lockean view of freedom is not a narrow view of freedom.”

    If you are using the Lockean view as the end all and be all, as the universal way that ALL people regardless of their racial, ethnic, and religious background must view freedom, then freedom is being narrowly viewed. Even if we agree that “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” is universal, then it is up to each society to determine for themselves how to meet those objectives individually and collectively.

    “It was the ideas of Locke and the other writers of the European enlightenment that led to the rapid increases in life expectancy and per capita wealth where they were adopted.”

    Their ideas certainly contributed to those developments, along with John Smith’s economic theories.

    “You are saying the subsistence farmers of Africa were happy in their way of life.”

    Indeed, why wouldn’t they be?

    “If Africans are so happy with their way of life why don’t they stay in Africa instead of crowding into boats to get to white countries?”

    Assuredly some Africans are leaving their nations in search of a better life, considering that there is political and economic stability there. No different than when Europeans in the 1500 and 1600’s left their homelands to settle in foreign lands. Why did not they stay there to build a better there rather than importing their problems overseas? Could they not have made their own nation better?

    Furthermore, the Americas, Africa, and Asia were not “white countries”. They consisted of different groups of people. Only until the 1500 and 1600’s did Europeans engage in colonialism, and in the 1800’s when they became imperialistic, then did those regions become “white”.

    “When Europeans came to Africa they merely replaced the despotic native rulers who exploited their subjects and when the Europeans left these countries were just once again taken over by native despots who lived a life of luxury while their subjects remained poor.”

    So might makes white? Are you employing the benevolent Europeans saving “savages” from themselves routine? You are assuming that the native rulers were despotic and were exploitative. Were not European monarchs from Spain and France cut from the same cloth?

    “They were not “free” either before the Europeans came or after they left.”

    Of course Africans were free. They lived their own lives. When the Europeans arrived, in a number of instances they were forced to do the white man’s bidding. Are you purposely being a clown here?

    “The wealth of Europe did not come from Africa. It came from expanding free markets and the industrial revolution.”

    With raw materials fueling the open markers and industrial revolution. That was the purpose of colonizing and imperializing. I did not realize that Europe had on its own soil diamonds, sugar, salt, gold, iron, cobalt, uranium, copper, bauxite, silver, petroleum and cocoa beans, but also woods and tropical fruits, to procure.

    “Part of the wealth was then used for expensive militaries that could be used for imperialistic adventures. So increased wealth caused imperialism, not vice versa.”

    No. Competition for natural resources led to nations to seek far distance markets. As a result of gaining new territory, nations built up their armed forces to protect that land and their trade routes.

    “Imperialism, combined with domestic socialism, slowly impoverished these European countries and turned them into second rate powers.”

    Great Britain became an Empire in the 1800’s as a result of their colonizing and imperializing. Several European nations followed suit.

    “The same thing is happening currently in the U.S. which is wasting $800 billion a year on a military to engage in imperialistic adventures which only benefit members of the military-industrial complex.”

    Yet, you seem to favor that “when Europeans came to Africa they merely replaced the despotic native rulers who exploited their subjects”. You do realize your hypocrisy, right?

    “You haven’t offered any convincing evidence at all that there is no link between IQ levels and freedom levels in a country. Is this really the best you can do?”

    I addressed it in my past posts. In essence, you created a false premise. I have explained how and why. It is right there for you read. As you stated, you disagree with me. That is fine.

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  496. stevecel says:
    @Joe Wong

    Have you met any Chinese people? They haven’t got the stiff upper lip of the English, the can-do attitude of the Americans, or even the suicidal spirit of the Japanese. They are a motley crew of merchants, peasants, and worker bees who can’t even stomach anything but Chinese “food,” not the ingredients for world domination by any means.

    The fact is China ceased to exist when it was conquered by no less ignominious a people than the Manchu so many hundreds of years ago. The modern China is a corruption, the reanimated corpse of a long lost civilization, brought to life by Frankensteinberg and co. to enact their cruel fantasies of the world’s end.

    Do you really think there will come the apotheosis of the Chinese people on the back of so many graphs and charts?

  497. @Mitleser

    Just as I thought – none.

  498. @stevecel

    Do you largely agree with Spengler’s view of history?

    Chinese and Jews are among very few examples of successful fellah populations. As a high culture China is definitely dead since at least Han Dynasty (actually more likely since the Qin tyranny). However the fellah population manage to live on and thrive from time to time despite the culture being a zombie. The size of China, the IQ & grit of the people and the extremely intrusive Leviathan allows what should have been impossible under normal conditions to be possible. A large people with no military tradition and extremely low levels of social unity surprisingly not only continue to exist for thousands of years which is already marvelous enough and also surprisingly actually manage to control a lot of territories which is even more unusual.

    China is sort of like a frozen version of the late Byzantine Empire that can hardly be rebarbarized into a young culture full of highly united and war-like people. Other places tend to go through real rebarbarization from time to time but not China..Instead of rebarbarizing China tends to Sinicize northern barbarians easily, that is, get their children to be school-loving, money-loving, bureaucracy-loving people who can’t fight.

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  499. @stevecel

    From what I know, the average “anti-terrorist” soldier in China has only fired hundreds of bullets. Just like the Beiyang Army and Beiyang Navy before it the military has always been the Achilles’ Heel of Sinic civilizations. Without a military tradition we won’t ever be respected by even Australoids ever. Even Papuans know that Chinese people can work, can earn money, can run businesses…but can not fight. Hence they murder our people for lulz regularly. A tribe that can not fight will never be able to rule over any place with the possible (but rare) exception of its home ever no.matter how smart, how wealthy and how knowledgeable its average members are.

    Yeah as I said before among all major civilizations China is the only one that dishonors its own warriors unless diaspora Jews count as a separate civilization. This is..very weird.

  500. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @FB

    Institutional knowledge is about people, not blueprints…

    Yes, person to person interaction is a key to knowledge transfer in any applied or experimental field.

    I was shewn how to grease the stop-cock of the Warburg apparatus by the lead author of the TCA-cycle paper that won the Nobel Prize for Hans Krebs, who was a student of two-time Nobel Prize winner, Otto Warburg, the inventor of the Warburg apparatus, who was a student of the Nobel Prize winning chemist Emil Fischer, who was a student of Adolf von Baeyer, founder of the German synthetic dye industry, who was a student of August Kekulé, who formulated the theory of chemical structure, and was a student of Justus von Liebig, considered the founder of organic chemistry, who was a student of Joseph Gay-Lussac, who discovered the gas laws, and was a student in Paris of Simon Laplace, author of among other works, the five-volume Mécanique Céleste, and who was a student of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, who demonstrated the role of oxygen in combustion.

    Oddly, I never won the Nobel prize.

    Thing is though, building rockets and space ships has, until now, been beyond the means of academic researchers and private individuals. Thus as you indicated, continuous state support for astronautical R&D is a key to preserving the relevant engineering culture, and the Soviet/Russian state appears to have been more consistent in providing such support than the US Government.

    And, as you note, Musk’s propensity for firing people is no way to accumulate expertise in the private sector. Edison displayed the same propensity when he fired Nikola Tesla.

    • Agree: FB
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  501. Jazman says:
    @FB

    That is how he represent himself maybe he is not officer at all. In today world so many experts but my favorite is Tyler Rogoway :)))

  502. Okechukwu says:
    @Rich

    You’re just a product of a poor educational system that had to make up a story of a sub-Saharan African empire so you could feel good about yourself blah blah blah…

    The important takeaway is you can’t refute anything I wrote.

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  503. jhan says:

    So true and so sad an article like this never found in the mainstream media.

  504. anonymous[191] • Disclaimer says:
    @unit472

    Trains are far more efficient from an energy savings point of view at moving freight that long-haul trucks are. As far as moving people, trains are far more efficient at moving them also than private cars. Interstate highways have their place, but for moving large amounts of people between cities less than 300 miles apart, nothing beats rail.

  505. @denk

    If people actually follow his line of thought (in fact there are actually a lot more people with similar ideas in China, we NE Asians are very sensitive to and very familiar with this line of thought so playing that game against us will lead to unprecedented destruction on both sides as opposed to a successful genocidal Blitzkrieg) it will lead to at least global stagnancy.

    This is the usual line of thought from autocrats and monopoly powers. They want to eliminate all their peers and potential competitors while allowing and even deliberately encouraging others to be incompetent. People pretend to be much weaker than they are and launch coups to suddenly oust startled others. Lack of competition leads to stagnancy and decline.

    The other line of thought which is mine is typical from competitive environments. In these environments the strong respect the strong even though their interests are sometimes in conflict. Everyone is encouraged to be stronger. Competition makes everyone better off in the long run.

    I sincerely hope that all nuclear capable tribes will support my approach. We are in the age of increasingly deadly WMD. We really can not afford to use the first approach or it may lead to the end of humanity.

  506. anonymous[191] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    I think that you’ve seen black panther too many times and you’re starting to mix it up with reality.

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  507. Mark G. says:
    @Corvinus

    Why wouldn’t Africans be happy as subsistence farmers? If you think it’s such a good idea then why don’t you get rid of your computer and internet connection and go be a subsistence farmer? Or is that only good for Africans and not for a superior being such as yourself? Do you know the meaning of the word “hypocrite”? If you don’t, I suggest you look it up in a dictionary because it applies to you. Are you being a clown saying Africans lived their own lives? They lived the lives their rulers wanted them to. You are too stupid to see that? If the subsistence farmer lifestyle and primitive African economic system you advocate were adopted by mankind in general there would be a die off of three fourths of the population and a return to the average 35 year life expectancy that existed in the pre-capitalist era. Are you for that? Instead of parroting leftist talking points you read somewhere, have you ever considered thinking for yourself? Are you incapable of thinking for yourself? When you were in college did you memorize and spout off similar nonsense so your liberal professors would smile at you and pat you on the head and tell you what a smart boy you were? How about considering supporting a free market economic system and individual rights for Africans instead of a mythical pre-colonial Africa of happy African subsistence farmers doing what they want?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  508. anonymous[191] • Disclaimer says:
    @Okechukwu

    Yes, Wakanda was a wonderful place, too bad it came out of the mind of a Hollywood producer. If you want to believe in it that’s your prerogative.

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  509. Okechukwu says:
    @anonymous

    Yes, Wakanda was a wonderful place, too bad it came out of the mind of a Hollywood producer. If you want to believe in it that’s your prerogative.

    Shut-up and refute what I wrote.

  510. @Vidi

    China did better than fight us to a draw in Korea. They drove our forces down from the Yalu all the way south of Seoul before the war finally stabilized at the 38th parallel. MacArthur made a terrible mistake pursing the North Koreans all the way north to the Yalu in winter. If he had drawn a defensive position just north of Pyongyang the North Korean army would have had to surrender in a short period of time, and I don’t believe China would have entered the war.

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    , @Vidi
  511. DB Cooper says:
    @EastKekistani

    So when is India going to cough back out the land it grabbed from China?

  512. Rich says:
    @Okechukwu

    In your mind nothing has been refuted, in reality, a couple of Mali tribesmen defeated a couple of other Mali tribesmen with spears. Not a big deal. They didn’t have toilets for crying out loud, the Romans had aqueducts. But, if believing in a fantasy gets you through the night, go with God. But why not believe in Wakanda if you need to build yourself up? Don’t worry, your grandkids will believe Wakanda is real, just like you believe in your fabled “Timbuktu”.

  513. Rich says:
    @Simply Simon

    The Chicoms were stopped cold at the 38th parallel, unable to oust the US from the peninsula. They, and their communist puppets in the North, invaded the South in order to unite the country under the horrors of communist rule, they failed. In fact, the South is doing great today, American troops remain to assist their free and prosperous ally, while those in the North starve.

    • Replies: @Vidi
  514. utu says:
    @CanSpeccy

    the Soviet/Russian state appears to have been more consistent in providing such support than the US Government

    It seems to be now but there is an opinion I heard many years ago that in 1960s the Soviet space program was less coordinated than American program. In the USSR there were design/research teams that competed against each other and the competition was not healthy/productive, perhaps because the ultimate decision makers were the ignorant party apparatchiks. So the US won the race to the Moon because its effort was more concentrated, more centrally coordinate and yes, more state planned than the effort of the USSR.

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
    , @FB
  515. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @utu

    So the US won the race to the Moon because its effort was more concentrated, more centrally coordinate and yes, more state planned than the effort of the USSR.

    Yes, which is consistent with that remark of Werner von Braun, designer of the Saturn V rocket engine that sent Americans to the Moon: “Our two greatest problems are gravity and paperwork. We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.”

  516. Corvinus says:
    @Mark G.

    “Why wouldn’t Africans be happy as subsistence farmers? If you think it’s such a good idea then why don’t you get rid of your computer and internet connection and go be a subsistence farmer?”

    Wow, that devolved quickly. I suggest you think more clearly next time. It’s a good idea for people to decide for themselves what occupation to pursue. It would be a good idea if that was my pursuit and my passion. However, I have chosen, of my own free will, a profession other than subsistence farming. To each their own, right?

    “Or is that only good for Africans and not for a superior being such as yourself?”

    Now you are erecting strawmen because apparently you lack the guile and gumption to address my specific points. The reality is that for some people, subsistence farming is what people want to pursue, or have no other options but to be subsistence farmers.

    “Do you know the meaning of the word “hypocrite”? If you don’t, I suggest you look it up in a dictionary because it applies to you.”

    And now you are resorting to ad hominem. That is other than surprising.

    “Are you being a clown saying Africans lived their own lives? They lived the lives their rulers wanted them to. You are too stupid to see that?”

    The reality is that Africans, like Americans and Europeans, live the lives they desire. You are of the mentality that this particular group of people lack agency, that they had to do the bidding of their rulers.

    “If the subsistence farmer lifestyle and primitive African economic system you advocate were adopted by mankind…”

    Except I am not advocating for its adoption by mankind. Another strawman on your part. Is this what you are resorting to?

    “Instead of parroting leftist talking points you read somewhere, have you ever considered thinking for yourself? Are you incapable of thinking for yourself?”

    Wow, again, that is devolving very quickly. Do you need some assistance in how to properly debate? Seriously, I can help you. It is not about “liberal talking points”, it is about crafting a cogent response based on evidence and an analysis of the evidence.

    “How about considering supporting a free market economic system and individual rights for Africans”

    I do support individual rights for Africans. Now, if they decide of their own free will to pursue a free market economic system, that would be wonderful. Would not forcing them to put into place this system be considered oppression IF they opposed it? Recall that you said that “when Europeans came to Africa, they merely replaced the despotic native rulers who exploited their subjects”. Now why would Europeans engage in this behavior? Is it not indicative of a “invade the world, invite the world” philosophy?

    “instead of a mythical pre-colonial Africa of happy African subsistence farmers doing what they want?””

    Another strawman. The fact is that in pre-colonial Africa, the peoples there had a wide range of occupations that they more than likely enjoyed. Why are you seemingly opposed to the pursuit of their own endeavors?

    So, are you going to address specifically some of the things I said with substance or not?

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  517. Corvinus says:
    @anonymous

    “I think that you’ve seen black panther too many times and you’re starting to mix it up with reality.”

    Looks like you are a secret king. Praytell, do you have the intellectual horsepower to actually engage in substantive debate, or are you here just for the snacks?

  518. FB says: • Website
    @utu

    There is a lot of truth to that…the American moon effort is the model for Big Science…organizing NASA into a central agency is something the Soviets only did later, after the untimely death of Korolev…

    The idea of competing design bureax is basically sound, but there has to be a central body in charge…in the absence of that, it is exactly as you describe…the non technical politicians-apparatchiks make the final calls…

    The fatal problem of the Soviet moon program was two dueling personalities…Korolev and Glushko, who just couldn’t work together…Glushko is certainly the most brilliant engine designer that ever walked the earth, having designed the hypergolic RD270 and later the kerolox RD170, the most powerful engine ever built…and the forebear of today’s high performance, high pressure engines…

    Korolev was the Big Guy…but he was a rocket designer, not an engine designer…think of it as the airframe versus the engines on an aircraft…ideally the two are going to work together not at loggerheads…but Glushko refused to build Korolev the kind of engine he wanted…while Korolev refused to use the kind of engine that Glushko decided to build…

    Turns out Glushko was right…and got a competing rocket designer, Chelomei, to build a rocket for Glushko’s engine…the mighty UR700 [which was to then grow into the UR900, which would have made the Saturn V look like a firecracker…it would have so much more power that it would be a direct ascent moonshot…ie fly directly to the moon and then take off in the same rocket…without need for a risky moon orbiter and a separate landing vehicle that would then need to successfully rendezvous in lunar orbit…a beautiful plan and one hell of a rocket…

    Not to mention those beautiful RD270 engines…but Korolev wrote a letter to the ministry invoking all kinds of falsehoods and bogeymen about the Chelomei-Glushkin design…and his clout carried the day…the engine was already built and performing beautifully in testing…running for more than an hour continuously [a lifetime for a rocket engine]…but the big beautiful UR 700 was cancelled…it would have used nine RD270s…for a total thrust of nearly double the Saturn V…

    Instead Korolev got Kuznetsov to build him the NK33, a much smaller kerolox engine…which itself proved quite a little gem and literally left American rocket engineers with their jaws dropped when a bunch of secretly mothballed engines was brought to the US in the 1990s [some of those remaining NK33s are still launching…LOL…I think the last one was a couple years ago…only about 50 years after the engine was built]…

    But this engine was way too small for the job…Korolev’s N1 used 30 of them [shades of Musk’s Falcon Heavy, using 27 even smaller engines…but Korolev didn’t have the time to work the bugs out…and the N1 failed on four test launches…Korolev died onthe operating table in the meantime…fittingly enough while undergoing colon surgery…Glushko took over and went on to build the RD170 s the mighty Energia that launched the Buran…

    After Korolev the whole program was put under one roof, as it should have been long before…but now we’ve got Bezos and Musk…LOL

    • Replies: @utu
    , @Vidi
  519. utu says:
    @FB

    V. interesting. Thanks.

    P.S. Anything happened to the surgeons operating on Korolev?

  520. FB says: • Website

    No idea about the surgeons…but I suspect karma was at work here…the ‘letter-report’ against Glushko and Chelomei was of such length and breadth and so chock full of shit that it surely must have been the cause of his colon troubles…a perfect illustration of how a space program is NOT supposed to work…

    [the letter itself is online in Russian for anyone interested in the details]

  521. @Corvinus

    I am familiar with that work. They offered an interesting hypothesis. They admit that much work needs to be done

    That is the kind of prearranged generic response one gets from tech support. Cochran & Harpending provide considerable data n many controversial hypotheses. Your comments suggest the work is unknown to you.