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  1. I thought it was named after his brother, Ira.

  2. It will be remembered long after his seedy writing is wiped off infinity’s last bathroom mirror.

    • Agree: San Fernando Curt
  3. I’d raise a Bushmills, but that’s Prot.

    • LOL: songbird
  4. 3g4me says:

    Totally off topic: Steve, PLEASE report on Tommy Robinson situation – lots of demos in London right now; only Gateway Pundit (which banned me years ago) is reporting.

    FREE TOMMY ROBINSON! (Even if he’s cucky re Israel and Jews, he’s against total Muzzification of England.)

  5. Anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    I think they call Protestant “Prod” for short, not “Prot”.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
    • Replies: @BB753
  6. Dan Hayes says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Reg Caesar:

    Bushmills has two distinctions (one dubious, take your pick): perhaps being the world’s oldest operating whiskey distillery and never hiring a Roman Catholic. Although in recent years it has been part of different world-wide conglomerates.

  7. I thought David Lee Roth invented those IRAs.

  8. Anonym says:

    I have no idea why Tarantino casts him so much.

  9. J.Ross says: • Website

    If a cultural engineer sees a novelist as a mechanism of cultural engineering (and not a novelist), then why should a tool that has served its function be remembered?
    Forward, my land; let anything that is old be erased!
    But here is an iconic music video (from a great season for music videos) that remembers a culturally engineering novelist. It does a body good.

  10. Anon[218] • Disclaimer says:

    OT

    Depersoned Penn law professor and bourgeoisie promoter Amy Wax on Raj Chetty study, on the Glenn Show on Blogging Heads, roughly from 15:00:

    “There’s this weird dissociation between what the data shows and the conclusions that you’re allowed to draw from the data.”

    “It’s a very cagey discussion. He seems to be at pains to soft pedal and discount the cultural implications and the behavioral implications. The other factor is criminality, if you read between the lines …”

    Glenn thinks Chetty may be limited by his data, and is avoiding speculation.

    Amy Wax is a really sharp woman.

  11. It’s too bad that Gentiles are always thinking about money while Jews are always thinking about writing great literature.

  12. “Jennings is outside and he’s waxing wroth!”

    “Tell Roth to wax Jennings !”

  13. Anonymous[218] • Disclaimer says:

    OT

    I’m not a registered member here, so I haven’t gotten any emails about the GDPR. Has Ron done anything to comply?

    I like the L.A. Times approach, which is “Piss off, Europe!”:

    Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the EU market. We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all readers with our award-winning journalism.

    • Replies: @El Dato
  14. Anon[332] • Disclaimer says:

    27-year-old black mayor of Stockton (who got into Stanford and discovered that the only way to graduate was to major in black studies) is bribing criminal “youths” to not kill people:

    Stockton is about to award stipends of up to $1,000 a month to residents deemed most likely to shoot somebody. This program is called Advance Peace, and it’s modeled after a crime reduction program in the Bay Area city of Richmond.

    The idea is that a small number of people are responsible for a large percentage of violence, and offering them an alternative path — with counseling and case management over an 18-month period, along with a stipend if they stay the course — can be a good investment all around.

    He says it’s really just the same thing as the Alaskan pipeline fund.

  15. I found Portnoy’s Complaint to be a disappointing novel. My parents had it on the shelf and I looked for the dirty parts.

    • Replies: @El Dato
  16. Anonymous[127] • Disclaimer says:

    Getting completely off-topic, but important: the nation of Brazil is on the verge of collapse. 85% of all truck drivers in the country are on strike since this past Monday, complaining about the very high fuel tax. Since Wednesday there is no fuel left in any petrol station in the country, and food is starting to run out in supermarkets. There is an impending utter social and economic collapse looming. To make it worse, oil refinery workers have joined the strike.

    The government raised taxes on fuels 16 times over the past year as the only way to be able to pay salaries and pensions of public servants. The law prohibits the firing of most categories of public employees, and since the Central Bank strictly controls money supply for anti-inflationary reasons, printing money is not an option. They are facing a kind of Sophie’s Choice, because if they do the trucker’s biding, they won’t be able to pay the nation’s 6 million public servants, and they will cause massive civil unrest and overthrow the government; if they don’t, the economy will collapse completely in less than a month and the country will descend to the level of Namibia.

    Brazil collapsing is not the same as Venezuela collapsing. Brazil is either the World’s 6th or 7th largest economy in the World depending on how you measure GDP, and has a population of over 200 million people. The collapse of Brazil would have utterly devastating geopolitical consequences. How this would affect the U.S at this point besides the huge loss of money that American shareholders of Brazilian oil companies would suffer is unclear.

  17. @Dan Hayes

    Which brand of whiskey is from the Protestant distillery in Catholic Ireland and which brand is from the Catholic distillery in Protestant Ireland?

  18. Dan Hayes says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Steve,

    With regard to sectarian Irish whiskeys, as far as I know there is neither a Protestant distillery in Catholic Ireland nor a Catholic distillery in Protestant Ireland (although as already noted there is a Protestant distillery in Protestant Ireland, namely Bushmills in Northern Ireland).

    All the major Irish whiskeys except Bushmills are produced by Irish Distillers in the East Cork town of Midleton in the Irish Republic. Incidentally the Midleton brand is the best Irish whiskey. But the whole shebang is owned by various non-Irish conglomerates.

    • Replies: @Cagey Beast
    , @fitzGetty
  19. @Steve Sailer

    Protestant Ireland ain’t Ireland, twat.

  20. @Steve Sailer

    Stick with bourbon from Kentucky. It’s non-denominational and it has more flavor. (Maybe those two things are related!) I firmly believe in separation of church and drink.

  21. 36 ulster says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    No problem, Reg, I’ll do the honors.

  22. 36 ulster says:
    @3g4me

    “…….he’s against the Muzzification of England” (and presumably the rest of the UK). THAT is what matters; Israel will survive whatever Robinson or any of us believe–and those condemned to live under the occupation of Fatah or Hamas will stagger on with their tragic lives. We need to stop prancing and strutting about our purity and realize that Robinson and his ilk are on OUR side of the ideological DMZ. It is time to break out of our current formation–circular firing squad. Time to ‘form square,” preferably with weapons pointed outward.

    • Agree: Thea
  23. @Anon

    Paying people who are likely to shoot other people? What could possibly go wrong?

  24. Spaceman asks question:

  25. Brutusale says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Given the recent headlines, I question whether there are any bead slingers left in Eire.

    Raise a Guinness, the Muck ‘o the Irish!

    • Replies: @JMcG
  26. @daniel le mouche

    A lot of living and deceased Irish Protestants would disagree with you.

  27. Sunbeam says:
    @3g4me

    “Totally off topic: Steve, PLEASE report on Tommy Robinson situation – lots of demos in London right now; only Gateway Pundit (which banned me years ago) is reporting.

    FREE TOMMY ROBINSON! (Even if he’s cucky re Israel and Jews, he’s against total Muzzification of England.)”

    This is actually important.

    I can’t understand all the hoopla over the North Korean situation, when this story has just occurred.

    So let me get this right. The British Government snatched him off the streets. Gave him an insanely quickie trial with a 13 month prison sentence, and one in which he isn’t going to be allowed to communicate with the outside world.

    Apparently it was brought up at the “trial” that he stood a good chance of being killed by Muslims in prison (as has happened to others in the UK). And the casual respons was he knew what he was doing, and that would just be unfortunate of course.

    There has also been a protest or two over there. Apparently the police weren’t expecting this, and you can see videos of them being noticeably flustered and actually kind of being pushed around (no police had full riot gear and shields though, nor an organized force).

    My take is this has the potential to be earthshaking. Bigger than Brexit even if you ask me. I could be wrong, it would be great to hear from any UK posters here.

    But as an outside observer this sure seems like the kind of casual arrogance that could topple a government or something. Of course what that means with the UK’s system is still way murky to me.

    From the standpoint of anything important the Tories are the same as Labor. So I dunno.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  28. @Dan Hayes

    But the whole shebang is owned by various non-Irish conglomerates.

    Well that’s the thing: we all just live in different regulatory and marketing zones, not countries. More than a century and a half ago, the Fabian Society said we could get the same world transformation the bomb-throwers wanted but through gradualism.

    What’s this got to do with abortion and Irish whiskey? Well, the Fabian method got Ireland abortion and distilleries owned and regulated by international bureaucracies without the firing of a single Bolshevik bullet.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  29. @Anonymous

    Brazil is the country of the future and always will be.

  30. BB753 says:
    @Anonymous

    In Anthony Burgess’s memoirs, “Little Wilson and Big Dog”, he recalls how Catholic schoolboys in Manchester used to taunt Protestant kids by calling them “Paddy dogs”, to which they were met with “Cat licks!”.
    Burgess (real surname Wilson, from a long line of English Catholics) was raised Roman Catholic and remained a faithful if sinful Catholic all his life.

    • Replies: @BB753
  31. njguy73 says:

    And he was great in Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Rob Roy…

    …oh, wait, not that Roth?

  32. El Dato says:
    @Anonymous

    Pretty cool.

    Goes to show that if the Central Bank refuses to tax the poor and the unborn kids through the backdoor (as bipartisan consensus demands), real choices suddenly have to be made. Like, now.

  33. El Dato says:
    @Anonymous

    Here is a pretty good writeup btw:

    GDPRmageddon: They think it’s all over! Protip, it has only just begun: After months of hysteria, firms sure have their work cut out

    The run-up to the enforcement date of the GDPR has been accompanied by increasingly hysterical reports of non-compliance being hit with unpayable fines, a deluge of unnecessary emails and a suspicious increase in “GDPR certificated” consultants touting their wares on LinkedIn.

    The view of these firms – many of which have no doubt been given questionable advice – is that this is the only way they can continue to send people marketing communications once GDPR is enforced.

    However, they have overlooked the fact that such marketing is already regulated under the EU’s e-Privacy Directive – implemented in the UK as the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), most recently updated in 2003.

    And:

    https://twitter.com/mikarv/status/999654647341244417/photo/1

    At midnight CET, everyone other than American residents can submit a request to @uber [email protected] for a copy of their data, as Uber has confirmed (unlike FB) all non-US residents served from Amsterdam, so have GDPR rights. Americans can try too if they use Uber abroad.

  34. While we’re on the subject of Ireland, who had the bright idea of bringing a ship called the “Oliver Cromwell” to Dublin? Looks like it was intercepted by the Irony Navy.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5774945/Paddle-steamer-boat-MV-Oliver-Cromwell-sinks-Irish-Sea-Holyhead.html

  35. El Dato says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Same.

    However, it was next to a couple of SAS, which had harder sex, more rape, torture & sadism.

  36. @Anonymous

    How this would affect the U.S at this point besides the huge loss of money that American shareholders of Brazilian oil companies would suffer is unclear.

    First off, the U.S. government will open the door to 2.7 million Brazilian immigrants. Second, it will distribute them in the few remaining white-majority towns in the United States. Third, the federal bureaucracy will institute affirmative action programs for the “underserved” Brazilian-American population.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  37. @Buzz Mohawk

    I am looking forward to Jim Beam’s new Abortion Blend. Finishes with a hint of saline.

  38. Very OT, we know that Wikipedia’s not trustworthy where there’s the slightest hint of controversy, and that SJW editors routinely edit out hatefacts, but it looks as if on some topics (like why we shouldn’t perpetually be at war in the Middle East) it seems that more sinister forces may be afoot.

    https://medium.com/@caityjohnstone/wikipedia-is-an-establishment-psyop-c352c0d2faf

  39. Jack D says:

    McLellan forgets to mention Roth’s father, Hyman Roth, the Jewish gangster from the Godfather movie.

    • Replies: @Inquiring Mind
    , @Lot
  40. @Anonymous

    Found a nice visual to show exports/imports. Gives you an idea of who will be affected and how much.

    https://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/country/bra/

    They are facing a kind of Sophie’s Choice, because if they do the trucker’s biding, they won’t be able to pay the nation’s 6 million public servants, and they will cause massive civil unrest and overthrow the government; if they don’t, the economy will collapse completely in less than a month and the country will descend to the level of Namibia.

    That makes it sound like the winning move is either to sell out the country to the IMF and kick the problem to the next election or a government willing to gun down protestors in the street (maybe need a military coup to get the right people).

    Either of those in the cards?

  41. @Jack D

    Then there is Stanford professor Bernard Roth https://profiles.stanford.edu/bernard-roth, the Godfather of mechanism theory.

    I am surprised he doesn’t rate a Wikipedia page.

  42. 36 ulster says:
    @Dan Hayes

    Judging from the distillery’s location on the map, it would seem that the employment of Catholics would be problematic. Bushmills is located in far northern Antrim, a thoroughly Loyalist area of Northern Ireland. Most Catholics live well south, east and west of there. Also, a Catholic who did work there might want to drive a dogleg course from West Belfast or wherever, and be a little reticent to reveal his source of employment to his neighbors. And, of course, there would pressure for Bushies to hire “local” or “loyal” laddies…or lassies, as the case may be.

  43. Bill B. says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Jameson is the Catholic one you are thinking of.

    Wikipedia informs me that Jameson was the world’s best selling whiskey in 1805 when Dublin handily outpaced Scotland in global sales.

    Later, it claims, Irish whiskey makers were eclipsed by Scottish distillers following temperance in Ireland, prohibition in the US and the post-indepdence trade war with the UK and ergo the Commonwealth.

  44. @Anon

    I’d like to see that faggoty mayor get the Stockton Slap.

  45. @Steve Sailer

    I don’t know, but nowadays Irish Distillers (who do Jameson) is owned by Pernod, and Bushmills is owned by… Jose Cuervo. Both conglomerates are based out of Catholic countries.

  46. OT: two black guys beat each other up in latest phone-recorded airliner security incident. Media unsure how to paint this as the fault of whites.

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/american-airlines-passenger-sparks-mid-flight-brawl-after-denied-beer-threatening-to-kill-seatmate/ar-AAxQF03

    • Replies: @El Dato
  47. JMcG says:
    @Brutusale

    Arthur Guinness was no friend to Irish nationalism either. Always fun to explain that to those who insist on lecturing my wife as she enjoys a Bushmills while they are throwing down pints of the black stuff.
    I’d say the church in Ireland is about as dead as a church can be. I believe the pope is to visit in August. It will be interesting to compare and contrast his reception to that given to John Paul II in 1979.

    • Replies: @Brutusale
  48. Matra says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Willie Brown, the former mayor of San Francisco, once poured Bushmills whiskey down a drain for the cameras as part of a boycott campaign of the supposedly anti-Catholic distillery. (They actually have lots of Catholic employees but the town itself is pretty hardcore loyalist so most RCs probably wouldn’t want to spend much time there anyway). Irish-Americans liked to signal their super Irishness by refusing to drink it, even though most Catholics in Ireland had no trouble with it. John Hume of the Catholic SDLP (Social Democratic and Labour Party) called on Irish-Americans to stop their boycott and, if I’m not mistaken, eventually the Bushmills name ended up on jersey of the GAA team that son of Gerry Adams (or someone close to him) played on. It’s been a few decades since I heard of any controversy involving the company.

    Guinness was once known as ‘Protestant Porter’. The Guinness family were Unionist Protestants and though their beer was brewed in mostly Catholic Dublin they supposedly wouldn’t hire Catholics till some time in the 20th century. Beamish, the main competitor to Guinness, was also run by Protestants in the southern city of Cork.

  49. OFF TOPIC — FREE TOMMY ROBINSON!

    Peter Brimelow Thinks Systematically About Political Power:

    • Replies: @Old Palo Altan
  50. OT
    Remember in the 1980s and 1990s when things would go badly in the world and the US would pay for the peacekeepers – usually from France or some African country – but wouldn’t send it’s own troops?

    It was regarded as politically untenable to send US boots-on-the-ground to regions and situations with, at best, only an abstract relationship to US interests.

    Oh and it was always peacekeepers too. Sometimes they’d have a refugee protection mission. They weren’t supposed to take sides in the conflict but often did have a fact-finding mission to report back to the UN. The US would throw in the logistical support: ships, aerial transport, helicopters, etc.

    Our own forces and way-of-war was kept safely in the back pocket and not put out in the open to be studied by our enemies. It had a deterring effect.

    Things don’t work like that anymore.

  51. OFF TOPIC

    Elon Musk Muses About Who Owns The Press

    I say:

    Jews control NBC/Comcast

    Jews control CBS/Viacom

    Jews control ABC/Disney

    Murdoch’s Fox News Is Neo-Conservative Leaning

  52. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    It’s very true that only a small number of men are responsible for most of the crime. The best way to reduce a city’s crime statistics is to send them off for long prison sentences. It’s really noticeably in cities of less than half a million.

    No wonder Stockton has such a high crime rate. The black population is 12 percent. It’s exactly as it is in the country as a whole. 12 percent of the population causes 80 percent of the problems.

    The non black population is about half White half Hispanic. I wonder how a black mayor got elected? Maybe George Soros paid for the election. He’s targeting a lot of local elections In America

    If they have no income they would get monthly welfare for adults without children, probably $100-150 food stamps and $200 cash. That comes from San Joaquin County

    Will the city of Stockton’s $500 per month make them ineligible for the standard welfare benefit?

    The blacks are probably from the Black hell holes of Oakland Richmond and Pittsburg in the Bay Area.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  53. @Buzz Mohawk

    I firmly believe in separation of church and drink.

    Wiser words have never been printed on Unz.

  54. epebble says:
    @Anonymous

    There is another dimension – albeit a long one in coming- Brazil is held up as the model for post 2050 U.S. This is not looking good.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    , @Anonymous
  55. I’m from Ulster, but I know Scotch whisky is tastier than Irish whiskey. I keep a Balvenie in the cupboard to drink away the pain of being too cowardly to head up to Downing Street and protest for Tommy…

    J/K, I am actually on beer.

  56. Lot says:
    @Simon in London

    Does saying “Ulster” instead of NI identify you as a Anglo nationalist within the UK, the way saying Judea and Samara instead of the West Bank works for zionists?

    The media in the USA never say Ulster and most college educated people would not know what you are talking about.

    • Replies: @Matra
  57. @3g4me

    Free him? I thought he got a suspended sentence.

  58. @Anonymous

    Why don’t they raise income taxes and/or increasing government borrowing?

    I predict there’ll be no collapse.

    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @ben tillman
  59. Lot says:
    @Jack D

    It is interesting that Roth is a common name, but in English we only have black, white, green, and grey/gray as our colorful surnames.

    Russo/Rossi are common Italian names. But “red” surnames are absent from French and Spanish.

    Italian and Spanish both have blond surnames, but not English.

    • Replies: @Stan Adams
    , @AnotherDad
  60. Lot says:
    @Anonymous

    Brazil’s issues are from the right taking power and prosecuting Lula and Velma. Not very similar to Venezuela which suffered a gradual communist takeover that was careful to focus on purging the military of opponents.

    Also unlike Venezuela, Brazil has many internationally competitive industries.

  61. @Lot

    What about Brown?

    • Replies: @Lot
  62. eah says:

    People reluctant to engage with the JQ, or consider that organized Jewry acts against the interests of Whites, even malevolently so, should ponder the tweet below.

    Why do Jews want a guy exposing child rape gangs thrown in prison so badly? Why do Jews endorse the mass, industrial scale rape of White British children and want those complaining about it locked up?

  63. OFF TOPIC

    Donald Trump Jr. Alludes To The Political Imprisonment Of Tommy Robinson In UK

    Donald Trump Jr. Warns About UK Totalitarianism Coming To USA:

    • Replies: @El Dato
  64. @Simon in London

    The United Kingdom Has Gone Totalitarian

    FREE TOMMY ROBINSON NOW!

    The English ruling class must be removed from power

    The ruling class of the American Empire must be removed from power

    The UK Deep State Is Pure Treason

    The US Deep State Is Pure Treason

  65. Svigor says:

    OT: so Emilia Clarke’s in Solo. Because Game of Thrones or something; now she has to be in everything for a while? Is anyone else tired of her face precisely because of her role in that show? And it’s not like I can remember her doing any amazing acting – just lots of RBF. I can’t be the only one hoping one of her dragons eats her.

    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  66. Matra says:
    @Lot

    Does saying “Ulster” instead of NI identify you as a Anglo nationalist within the UK, the way saying Judea and Samara instead of the West Bank works for zionists?

    ‘Anglo nationalist’ is the wrong way of putting it but generally Protestants are more likely to use ‘Ulster’ than Catholics – all the political parties on the British side use the word as did most of the Loyalist paramilitaries. Catholics also say ‘Ulster’, but normally they do so in different contexts from Protestants. Actually, ‘Northern Ireland’ itself has always been more common with Protestants with many Catholics, particularly nationalists who don’t recognise the legitimacy of the NI entity, saying ‘North of Ireland’ (or ‘the Six Counties’) instead. My impression though is that since the 1998 peace agreement Catholics are more willing to say ‘Northern’ as most, I think, see it as a more or less legitimate entity now.

    • Replies: @Garlic
  67. Svigor says:
    @Anon

    Stockton is about to award stipends of up to $1,000 a month to residents deemed most likely to shoot somebody. This program is called Advance Peace, and it’s modeled after a crime reduction program in the Bay Area city of Richmond.

    This reminds me of the common argument that Jews are somehow deserving of an ethnostate, but Whites are not.

    • Replies: @Lot
    , @iffen
  68. El Dato says:
    @Roderick Spode

    Whites invented airliners, thus leading to conflict.

  69. El Dato says:
    @Henry's Cat

    Government borrowing is more correctly described as “money printing”. (Unless someone has lots of cash that he wants to exchange for IOUs, and for that, said government must have good credit rating). If the Central Bank doesn’t play ball, there will be no printing.

  70. El Dato says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    Autofellating “but we are better” nationalistic bullshit never gets old.

    Don’t tell this dreamer that the US has “free speech zones” and and is not averse to throwing the whole book at anyone who does something the establishment does not like (like protesting nukes or pipelines, actually blowing the whistle or even writing about things better left untouched). Pretty also have “regrettably died” while in prison, I’m sure.

    Can the US “brexit” from its own power structure?

  71. @Steve Sailer

    Which brand of whiskey is from the Protestant distillery in Catholic Ireland and which brand is from the Catholic distillery in Protestant Ireland?

    You’d think both Catholics and Protestants could put aside these sectarian quibbles and stand united as Gaels against being invaded by say Nigerians. Or when Germany offloads their “fair share” of these muzzies who don’t–in theory–drink whiskey at all, but will cause more crime and dysfunction than even a well lubed Irishman.

  72. @epebble

    Brazil is held up as the model for post 2050 U.S.

    Held up? epebble you have any sources/references/people in mind?

    My take is that the media narrative is that the US won’t change, in all the good stuff–same econommic dynamism, same rule-of-law, same low level of corruption, etc. etc.–the US will just get better and better by being “diverse”. No comparison is made to any less-developed nation like Brazil as that would undermine the narrative.

    As far as i can tell, it’s deplorable people like me who say “Brazil” because that’s the obvious trendline of our demographics and so goes demographics, so goes the nation. (India and the Ottoman Empire are also further afield but also have useful analogies to where we’re heading.)

  73. @Svigor

    Seems Solo is falling short of expectations. Word is that it’s less of a SJW s**tfest than The Last Jedi, but it’s still suffering from converged-franchise malaise.

    Denny’s has special “Millennium Falcon” kids’ cups for the occasion.

  74. @Lot

    It is interesting that Roth is a common name, but in English we only have black, white, green, and grey/gray as our colorful surnames.

    Fairly common: Reid or Read and Brown. Nothing for blond immediately pops to mind.

  75. Garlic says:
    @Matra

    Ulster and Northern Ireland are not the same thing.

    Ireland consists of four provinces: Leinster, Munster, Ulster, and Connaught. Each province consists of a number of counties.

    The province of Ulster consists of nine counties: six of them are in Northern Ireland, and three are in the Republic of Ireland. Confusingly, the northernmost county in Ireland (Donegal) is part of the ROI, and not part of NI.

    • Agree: Hibernian
    • Replies: @PV van der Byl
  76. BB753 says:
    @BB753

    Err, I meant “big God” of course. Neither did I meant “Bog” as used in the silly English/ Russian slang called Nadsat by Alex and his “droogies” in his book A Clockwork Orange.

  77. Dan Hayes says:
    @MEH 0910

    MEH 0910:

    The discussion of your cited article “ask-your-bartender-protestant-vs-catholic-whiskey” spanned some 8 years (2009-2017)!

    Obviously a topic of interest! Thanks.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  78. @Charles Pewitt

    Time for the witch May (and I think she is in fact a real witch) to disappear from the scene.
    But what can the decent British people do? They are disarmed.

    Americans: learn the lesson, and fight to the death (preferably that of your foes) to keep your arms.

  79. @Dan Hayes

    I usually wind up buying as a gift small bottles of both Bushmills and Jamesons in case the recipient has strong feelings on the subject on the Prod vs. Cat question.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
    • Replies: @BB753
  80. @Sunbeam

    This is the trial record I’ve seen, in which he got a three month sentence, suspended for 18 months:

    https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/coc-yaxley-lennon-20170522.pdf

    The problem with a provocateur like Robinson is that it’s difficult to believe that he’s acting in good faith, or to know whether he can or should be trusted.

    • Replies: @3g4me
    , @YetAnotherAnon
  81. BB753 says:
    @Steve Sailer

    Yes, my memory failed me. It was actually “proddy dog” vs. “cat lick”.

  82. Lot says:
    @Svigor

    To be fair, everything reminds you of Jewish perfidy.

  83. iffen says:
    @daniel le mouche

    Protestant Ireland ain’t Ireland, twat.

    Correct, it is part of the UK.

  84. iffen says:
    @Svigor

    This reminds me of the common argument that Jews are somehow deserving of an ethnostate, but Whites are not.

    But nobody has tried to genocide all of us.

    Wait, never mind.

    • LOL: Svigor
  85. Tiny Duck says:
    @3g4me

    I thought conservatives believed in the rule of law?

    • Replies: @3g4me
  86. 3g4me says:
    @daniel le mouche

    @19 daniel le mouche: “Protestant Ireland ain’t Ireland, twat.”

    Dreadfully sorry, Daniel, but ‘Protestant Ireland” is over 98% White and 89% of those were born ‘Protestant Ireland,’ with another 7% from the Irish Republic and Great Britain.

    In comparison, the Republic of Ireland is now more than 8% non-White (that was back in 2016) and more than 20% of its population was born elsewhere (i.e. India, Nigeria, etc.). In 2016 its birth-rate dropped below replacement level for the first time.

    Demography is destiny, and it seems Ireland has decided to abolish itself.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  87. Anonymous[382] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Your comment about “only a small number of men are responsible for most of the crime” reminded me of the following article from last summer. Apparently there are precious few black people in Madison, Wisconsin, but it’s a progressive city and the blacks are worshipped. Except that a few dozen of them, known and in violation of parole, but yet free because they are holy, are vexing the town by shooting it up and killing people. Finally the police chief comes up with a plan: arrest those guys. But the residents are not sure about the optics of that idea.

    http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/crime/madison-police-chief-plans-to-round-up-city-s-worst/article_435ac0a7-1b0b-5f81-a107-4b3d33c8bd18.html

    Madison police chief plans to round up city’s worst criminals

    A bold short-term plan to remove Madison’s most notorious criminals from the streets was announced by Madison Police Chief Mike Koval Wednesday because they are holding the city “hostage to our fears.”

    At the top of the most-wanted list are the city’s “most egregious offenders and gang members,” all of whom are currently wanted for various crimes or have broken their terms of probation, Koval said.

    The targets at the top of the list also are all African-American. Koval said he received calls Thursday from some people who told him his plan has racist overtones, particularly since less than 8 percent of the Madison population is African-American.

    “There are 40 to 80 people — principally men — who are flagrantly shooting and killing people and terrorizing an entire city. Tragically, eight of the 10 homicide (victims) this year are African-Americans and, tragically, African-Americans have been involved in all 10 homicides based on who has been charged or are suspects in these murders. That is the reality,” Soglin said.

    • Replies: @sayless
  88. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    My dad knew a Catholic Irishman who married a Prod woman. To avoid a family assassination, they converted to Mormonism on the theory that that way both families would be equally upset and would at least give them a neutral space. It worked. They had six kids and were still married 55 years later.

    The no booze thing was kind of a problem though.

  89. @3g4me

    otally off topic: Steve, PLEASE report on Tommy Robinson situation – lots of demos in London right now; only Gateway Pundit (which banned me years ago) is reporting.

    Is there a way to spin it as something other than genocide in progress?

  90. @Henry's Cat

    Why don’t they raise income taxes and/or increasing government borrowing?

    They don’t produce anything except what the article says they’re already taxing.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  91. @Steve Sailer

    It is important to understand that the Protestant/Catholic distinction among Irish distilleries has nothing to do with sectarian OWNERSHIP.

    Both the Bushmills distillery (in continuous operation since 1608!) and the Jameson distillery were founded by Irish Protestants. Yet, the latter has Catholic, or rather “Nationalist”, identity in IRA bars in the US, Canada, etc.

    This is because the TRADE UNION at Jameson’s is Catholic (practically if not legally), while the Bushmill’s (County Antrim, in the north) trade union is Protestant.

    Because distillery jobs pay higher than prevailing wages, there are always more job applicants than hires. So, to get a job at either the Bushmills or Jameson’s distillery, you had better to be some current employees’ son, brother, or , at least ,nephew.

    Hence, Jameson is a “Catholic” whiskey (note spelling) despite having been founded by a member (John Jameson) of the Church of Ireland (Episcopalian in American terms). Also, no one thinks of Guinness beer as “Protestant” despite the fact that founder Arthur Guinness was also a Protestant. That is because the trade union there prefers to hire Catholics. Well, recently, anyway.

    Indeed, for a long time, both “Protestant” Bushmills and “Catholic” Guinness were owned by the same international conglomerate, Diageo.

    So, these distinctions are rather arbitrary.

    Nevertheless, be careful about ordering Bushmills in certain bars on the West side of Manhattan or Southie in Boston. You just might get a knuckle sandwich, instead.

  92. Anonymous[283] • Disclaimer says:
    @Tulip Bulb Millionaire

    The Brazilian elite need to do what their counterparts in Mexico have already done: dump all their poor angry brown people in the U.S.

  93. Anonymous[283] • Disclaimer says:
    @epebble

    You’d think they would be a little wary of the country that gave the world right wing death squads.

  94. 3g4me says:
    @Tiny Duck

    @85 Tiny Duck: “I thought conservatives believed in the rule of law?”

    I’m not a loser TruCon, Tinydick, and neither ‘muh principles’ nor ‘muh constitution’ sway me. I am HARD RIGHT and I believe in the survival of the White race and the continuation of Western Civilization by any means necessary.

    I suggest throwing your Alinsky playbook at someone like the Littlest Chickenhawk Shapiro – he’d be more up your alley. I’m certain the racism card would work with him too.

    Good luck!

  95. 3g4me says:
    @Henry's Cat

    @79 Henry’s Cat: “The problem with a provocateur like Robinson is that it’s difficult to believe that he’s acting in good faith, or to know whether he can or should be trusted.”

    Do keep up, sugarbritches. Robinson was arrested for filming Muzzie pedophiles and livestream reporting on their trials, deprived of his attorney via official lying, denied any other due process of law, and carted off to prison for 13 months. Despite being reminded of the serious threat of death he faced in prison via said Muzzies, court authorities shrugged. After all, as you note, he’s been reported to be a provocateur, and besides, he’s merely a working-class White Englishman, therefore of no account.

    Don’t let the fate of a mere White Englishman deprived of his rights and unpersoned by the government trouble you in the least. You know where your priorities lie – with the right sort of people.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  96. @Simon in London

    I’m from Ulster, but I know Scotch whisky is tastier than Irish whiskey.

    Jeez, Simon!

    All Scotch has that Irish whiskey does not are burnt hydrocarbons (peat) in it. If you think that makes it tastier than either Bushmills or Jameson’s, you are quite welcome to it.

  97. @Garlic

    The province of Ulster consists of nine counties: six of them are in Northern Ireland, and three are in the Republic of Ireland.

    And yet, very few residents of Donegal, Cavan, or Monahan describe themselves as “Ulstermen.”

    • Replies: @Ulster_Man
  98. @Lot

    And not without reason, to be fair.

  99. Karl says:
    @Anonymous

    16 Anonymous[127] > How this would affect the U.S

    not legal for American guys, but for Japanese and Singaporeans: opens up freedom of choice for sex tourism!

    yellow-fever afficianados can go to Liberated North Korea

    Redbone afficianados can go to Brazil

  100. @Dan Hayes

    Hiring at Bushmills is decided by the trade union. Because of the relatively generous wages, Bushmills distillery jobs are not easy to get. One had better be the son, younger brother, or nephew of a current union member to get hired.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  101. @ben tillman

    Makes no sense. The world’s 7th biggest economy doesn’t rely on the production of fuel. Seen in the proper context, this crisis is nothing more than a local dispute between the truckers’ union and the government.

    Petrobras, the state-owned oil company, last June introduced a policy of adjusting fuel prices to daily shifts in international oil markets. This at first went unnoticed by truckers because of low oil prices at the time.

    But with recent rises in oil prices and emerging market currency turmoil caused by Argentina and rising US interest rates, Brent crude has since risen 57 per cent while the Brazilian real had depreciated 12 per cent since last June.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  102. @3g4me

    You’d best save the rhetorical flourishes, because on me, they’re wasted.

    I realise now that the court account I linked to – which I’d seen on Wikileaks’ Twitter account – referred to a similar case last year in Canterbury. I had read the whole thing but missed the date at the beginning! Sorry for that.

    But, if anything, this makes Robinson’s current behaviour harder to understand or sympathise with. What purpose does it serve? Frankly, I do not know whether his actions could really be said to constitute a threat to the ongoing grooming cases, but why even take that risk? Once the trials are over, he can say what he likes about them. The association between Muslims and paedophile gangs is so well established in the public consciousness that Lennon’s contributions are a drop in the ocean.

    As I said, I don’t trust Robinson, because I don’t know what his game is.

  103. @Henry's Cat

    a/c/t Gateway Pundit, he had a suspended sentence for a similar previous conviction, and that has been invoked due to the latest trial – so he IS in prison.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  104. @YetAnotherAnon

    Yes, I think I’m up to speed now. That conviction, though, was for three months, so I’m assuming the extra 10 months, as reported, was simply extra punishment added on.

  105. Anonymous[127] • Disclaimer says:
    @Henry's Cat

    It does make sense. 80% of all transport of goods in that country is done by truck. With trucks on strikes, goods cannot reach retailers from industry. That includes indispensable things like food and clothes. With trucks on strike, fuel does not get delivered to petrol stations. With no fuel on petrol stations, people cannot use their cars. If they can’t use their cars, it becomes much harder or impossible to go to work. If people can’t go to work, then all the goods and services they would produce at work won’t get produced. They also won’t be able to go to the mall, or restaurants, or whatever and all those services suffer. Services that depend on fuel like delivery, taxi, uber, etc, all cannot be done. See, it’s all interconnected. The *entire* economy collapses.

  106. @PV van der Byl

    Completely wrong, have you ever been to the three counties?
    Every single man would and do (including myself, all my family and every local who lives here) consider and call themselves Ulstermen. Why wouldn’t we, my family has lived in Ulster long before there were protestants in Ireland or anywhere else.

    Ulster is far older than NI and has its own identity, primarily renforced in modern times by the GAA’s Ulster championship.
    Rugby teams are also provincially based with a Ulster team.

    • Replies: @PV van der Byl
  107. Svigor says:
    @Lot

    So, when Gentiles do it, do they become Jewish for the duration, or is the effect permanent?

  108. vinteuil says:
    @Lot

    …everything reminds you of Jewish perfidy…

    Heh. True, that.

    But if you had to be marooned on a desert island with a frank anti-semite, wouldn’t you want it to be Svigor?

    • Replies: @Lot
  109. vinteuil says:
    @Henry's Cat

    So in this affair, it’s Tommy Robinson who you don’t trust, because you “don’t know what his game is?”

    Shame on you.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  110. @vinteuil

    The former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, has apologised for causing fear among British Muslims and for issuing bigoted, anti-Islamic statements during his time with the group.

    In an interview with the Guardian, Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, said he was sorry for helping to create a culture of “us and them” and for frightening the UK Islamic community.

    Pressed as to whether he now believed it was wrong to blame “every single Muslim” for “getting away” with the 7 July bombings, and for calling Islam a fascist and violent religion, he held up his hands and said: “I’m sorry, I’m sorry.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/11/edl-tommy-robinson-sorry-fear-muslims

    Tommy Robinson, Former EDL Leader, Claims Quilliam Paid Him To Quit Far-Right Group

    https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/12/03/tommy-robinson-claims-quilliam-paid-him-to-leave-edl_n_8710834.html?guccounter=1

    Yeah, like I said, I don’t trust him.

    The government, the media, etc, I don’t trust, but I know their game.

  111. Sunbeam says:
    @Henry's Cat

    “Once the trials are over, he can say what he likes about them. The association between Muslims and paedophile gangs is so well established in the public consciousness that Lennon’s contributions are a drop in the ocean.”

    Yet with link estabished nothing ever gets done.

    You think Poland would put up with this?

    “You’d best save the rhetorical flourishes, because on me, they’re wasted.”

    That’s nice and highly evolved. Such a reasonable position.

    Now this is the internet, not real life. But imagine if you will being confronted with someone who doesn’t give two figs about rhetorical flourishes or discourse.

    Everytime you open your mouth he punches you in the nose. No words, nothing. Just repeated blows.

    You gonna civilize your way through that? Nonviolent resistance only works if you have a very peculiar kind of aggressor, a Western European one frankly.

    So the question is, after getting punched, the age old one: What are you going to do about it? If nothing, he is just going to keep on hitting you.

    Police, sure, sure. But the police in the UK are the tools of traitor elites, and will arrest you because you assaulted someone’s fist with your nose.

  112. m___ says:
    @3g4me

    PLEASE report on Tommy Robinson situation

    How does he compare to Julian Assange as a policy maker? Please instruct me, seem to have missed completely out on him. No quality argument should be spared. Let’s organize a pageant.

  113. Brutusale says:
    @daniel le mouche

    As I say to the proud sons of Eire that surround me here in Boston, hie thee to the Olde Sod and take those Six Counties back from the Prods, boyo.

    Or sit there, pound down another Harp, and complain about the Brits.

  114. Brutusale says:
    @JMcG

    I just mock Guinness drinkers for its womanly alcohol content.

  115. sayless says:
    @Anonymous

    “Tragically, eight of the 10 homicide victims this year are African-Americans”

    Fortunately, two of the victims were not African-Americans. Maybe they were white, even!

    Let’s hope that it evens out next year!

  116. sayless says:
    @Henry's Cat

    ‘what Robinson’s game is’

    It’s possible that he’s been driven off the rails by his frustration and rage at the situation. Would be understandable if he has.

  117. @Ulster_Man

    I’m an Irish citizen, though not a resident.

    2nd cousins still own the family farm on the Cavan side of tbe Cavan/Fermanagh border. All relatives in that town, are and were strongly nationalist. While acknowledging that Cavan was part of historic Ulster, there was only one time any of them referred to himself as an “Ulsterman.” He was clearly joking–about Ian Paisley as it happens.

  118. Lot says:
    @vinteuil

    I’ll give him that he’s not a humorless crank, like…

    On the desert island scenerio, I’d take the young crazy-eyes cutey I saw in a long Red Ice video when they were still on youtube. Don’t remember her name.

  119. Hibernian says:
    @Dan Hayes

    On one episode of “What’s My Line?” Peggy Cass said her Dad was fond of Bushmills. Apparently drank whiskey distilled at a distillery where he coudn’t work. (That wasn’t in any way even hinted at.)

  120. Anonymous[283] • Disclaimer says:
    @Henry's Cat

    The association between Muslims and paedophile gangs is so well established in the public consciousness that Lennon’s contributions are a drop in the ocean.

    No, the British public associates paedophilia with Jimmy Savile and other white celebrities. Muslims aren’t in the picture.

    • Replies: @fitzGetty
  121. Hibernian says:
    @daniel le mouche

    The Republic of Ireland was proclaimed in the name of the Trinity but not as a Catholic confessional state. All of the people of all 32 counties are Irish because they are attached to the island of Ireland.

  122. fitzGetty says:
    @Dan Hayes

    … Tullamore Dew has a prod heritage …

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
  123. fitzGetty says:
    @Anonymous

    … the new revelations about moslem gang rape and grooming of sikh early teen girls is disturbing … all in England, of course …

  124. Dan Hayes says:
    @fitzGetty

    fitzGetty:

    Thanks. I was unaware of the fact that Tullamore Dew was protestant.

    Where else than The Unz Review can you learn such things?

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