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Good point, Bill. If only somebody with your foresight had been in positions of power and influence within the GOP since the 1980s.

 
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  1. When Demo leave the reservation, there are penalties. Here… he’s a joke, but really doesn’t care. He’s maybe not extraordinarily weatlthy, but nothing to sneeze at either. Better penalties would make for better Republicans.

    • Agree: Thea
  2. Thomas says:

    “In multiracial societies, you don’t vote in accordance with your economic interests and social interests, you vote in accordance with race and religion.” – Lee Kuan Yew. This may turn out to be one of the most valid political observations of the century.

  3. Bubba says:

    Bill Kristol – professional loser.

  4. Anonymous[262] • Disclaimer says:

    This is funny, but Feinstein’s only running a couple points ahead of Some Latino Guy in CA…

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  5. istevefan says:

    So Bill understands that demography is destiny. And he also understands what identity politics are. We are in a race whereby one party is using demographic change to shape the electoral battlefield faster than the other side adopts identity politics to more unify the white vote into a voting bloc.

    If the GOP can poach white voters from the democrats faster than the democrats can mint new voters, then perhaps some sane reforms can be passed. Since the size of the democrat’s white voter pool is quite large, there are a lot of votes that can be poached if the GOP endeavors to do so.

    This is the reason why we here all the laments recently about identity politics. The GOP is too stupid to understand, but their enemies are one step ahead. Like a chess master they are praying their opponent does not do a certain move that might set him up for the win. And their opponent so far is too dense to see that move.

    • Agree: NickG
  6. Bubba says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    LOL! But I think he has a country – it’s called Israel and he should go there and bring the entire NYT’s editorial staff with him.

    • Replies: @Moses
    , @Reg Cæsar
    , @Nachum
    , @BB753
  7. As if Bill Kristol didn’t know this all along. Don’t blame him. Blame silly White Gentiles who stuck their head in the sand, to the detriment of their own children.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Barnard
    , @ArayanZ
  8. vinny says:

    The GOP just had two years of control over all branches of the federal government, and what else could they have done? I’m glad they repealed the 1965 immigration act when they had the chance. It would have been unlikely with a Dem House coming in.

    • Agree: L Woods
    • LOL: AndrewR
  9. Anonymous[346] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    The Man Without a Country.

    Oh Bill has a country. What do you think all those wars in the Middle East were about? Oil?? Hahahaha

  10. Of course Bill. Now that you’ve made your bed, lie in it.

  11. njguy73 says:
    @Thomas

    No, it’s THE most valid political observation of the century.

    I challenge you to quote me one observation more valid.

  12. He is right and next time Democrats will win big. Clock is ticking for Republicans and it is a good thing.
    Corrupt , Dishonest Republicans got to go.
    I hate that Republicans have fooled the White Working Class into voting for them. It’s bad that Abrams lost in Georgia but your Kobach guy is gone. Yes.

    • Replies: @Moses
    , @AnotherDad
  13. Anonymous[346] • Disclaimer says:
    @RichardTaylor

    As if Bill Kristol didn’t know this all along. Don’t blame him. Blame silly White Gentiles who stuck their head in the sand, to the detriment of their own children.

    …and their combat boots…

  14. Anon7 says:

    Someone in the Democrat party is going to start thinking about how they can take advantage of their demographic destiny sooner. It’s stupid to have enough votes to take California twice over. When will Dems start encouraging illegals and DACA kids and legal immigrants to start moving to places where they can really change the voting maps?

  15. Anon7 says:

    Dems and Leftists and foreigners are already taking advantage of their demographic destiny:

    Illegal Migrants Boast of Aiding Democrats’ Campaigns

    The Democrats’ 2018 election campaign is being aided by illegal immigrants, including the younger migrants who received the quasi-legal DACA amnesty from President Barack Obama.

    DACA recipients “have talked to more than 600K voters!” according to a Tweet from Cristina Jimenez, an Ecuador-born migrant who is a co-founder of the United We Dream, a pro-amnesty group of illegals created by progressive lawyers and union organizers.

    Something similar to this happened in Florida during the 2016 campaign, but it wasn’t enough. Then.

    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
  16. Anonymous[239] • Disclaimer says:

    2016 was the last chance to save our demography. Trump was elected to do just that with mass deportations. Instead Trump cucked out and fired Bannon then embraced his liberal daughter and husband’s politics.

    This is like a third term of GWB.

    Troops still in Iraq/Afghan
    No wall or deportations
    Opioid epidemic still raging
    Love affair with Saudi Arabia
    No end to Common Core
    McConnell’s agenda intact: no budgets just omnibus bills
    Stock market bubble
    Federal debt still climbing
    Household debt at record
    Student debt at record

  17. anon[279] • Disclaimer says:

    I’m glad Kavanaugh got in when he did. We’re gonna need him.

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon
  18. istevefan says:
    @vinny

    Rush was right that the GOP was gaslit by the Russian-collusion hoax coming out of the gate. Recall after winning in Nov. 2016, Trump was almost immediately attacked with the Russia collusion crap. And there were all the leaks and guys like Flynn were getting caught up in the trap.

    The GOP really thought Trump was not going to last. They probably thought that Russian crap was real and he’d be impeached or forced to resign. And they proceeded to waste away much of the first year thinking that they were working with a lame duck.

    So in the end the Russian-collusion crap probably paid dividends for the democrats by totally sidetracking the new administration and keeping what should have been a friendly congress at arms length while they waited to see when it was safe to come out and work with Trump.

    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
    , @bomag
  19. his exile is going to be fun

  20. AnonyBot says:

    Republican senate candidates are just barely eaking out victories in Florida, Arizona, and Texas – states they generally had few problems in 20 years ago. They’ll probably lose in Nevada, and they never stood a chance in California. Not sure what all these states have in common, but it’s right on the tip of my tongue

    In the postmortem Billy Kristol and his fellow clowns will be telling us we really need to embrace open borders if we want to keep winning.

  21. Marty T says:

    While Kemp will probably win Georgia and Cruz held on in Texas, the barbarians are at the gate. Radical leftists almost won these races in the South, and they did well enough to bring Democrats into the House from those states.

    A lesbian won a House seat in Kansas and even Steve King had to sweat in Iowa. So the Senate went well tonight, but these suburban losses, from Richmond to Atlanta to Dallas, are a bad omen. Looks like a combo of “diversity” and pampered, status whoring suburban women.

    • Replies: @Rosie
  22. Rosie says:
    @vinny

    The GOP just had two years of control over all branches of the federal government, and what else could they have done? I’m glad they repealed the 1965 immigration act when they had the chance. It would have been unlikely with a Dem House coming in.

    Not true. The most High Holy SCOTUS is just now coming under Republican control, and the (((bought and paid-for))) Congressional Republicans have their own agenda.

    • Replies: @Bill
  23. AnonyBot says:

    The good news from this election is that in spite of all the huffing and puffing, in spite of the mid-terms generally favoring the party that doesn’t control the White House, the GOP managed to (again) exceed expectations. They may very well end up netting 4-5 seats in the Senate. They will probably lose the House, but not nearly as badly as some feared. From my local perspective, Mia Effing Love (R-Haiti) appears to be on her way out. I once called her office and threatened to vote against her even though I don’t live in her district (LOL).

    Hopefully Republicans will take away the right lessons from this election. Ever so slowly they seem to be coming around to the realization that taking a stand in the culture wars doesn’t hurt, and that defending the right to control our borders is actually a big plus.

    • Replies: @Marty T
  24. Marty T says:

    Oh and I would really love to talk to one of the many voters in Florida who voted Republican while at the same time voting for millions of felons to get their voting rights restored.

    How freaking stupid are you? Thanks for both keeping Florida red and ensuring it will probably never go red again.

    • Agree: Trevor H.
    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
  25. Anonymous[159] • Disclaimer says:

    Here’s the exit polls from today’s vote.

    Those who claim that demographics isn’t destiny are not ignorant. They are lying to you. They know damn well that it is, and they don’t mind the current trajectory. Kristol could just as easily be a democrat. He only cares about Israel.

  26. AnonyBot says:
    @Anon7

    Someone in the Democrat party is going to start thinking about how they can take advantage of their demographic destiny sooner. It’s stupid to have enough votes to take California twice over. When will Dems start encouraging illegals and DACA kids and legal immigrants to start moving to places where they can really change the voting maps?

    They seem to have done so. As of right now Mitt Romney is winning Utah with only (yes, *only*) 60% of the vote. In Salt Lake County he’s just 2.6% ahead of the Democrat. Orrin Hatch, who many Utahns were long tiring of, was ranging from 65-69% of the votes in most of his elections. You can attribute a big part of the difference to Californians and others who have flooded into Utah over the last six years. And of course there is Arizona and Nevada and Colorado, too.

  27. anon[279] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Have we reached peak Nazi yet?

    MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS enlisted man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, facing hundreds of counts of accessory to murder for alleged crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.

    Johann Rehbogen was pushed into the Muenster state court trial in a wheelchair, a wooden cane at his side and briefcase on his lap. He appeared alert and attentive as presiding judge Rainer Brackhane asked him questions, answering in slow, concise sentences.

    Rehbogen is accused of working as a guard at the camp east of Danzig, which is today the Polish city of Gdansk, from June 1942 to about early September 1944.

    There is no evidence linking him to a specific crime, but over 60,000 people were killed at Stutthof and prosecutors argue that as a guard, he was an accessory to at least hundreds of those deaths.

    The retired civil servant showed no reaction as prosecutor Andreas Brendel read the accusations against him, detailing the horrific way prisoners at Stutthof were killed. Some were given lethal injections of gasoline or phenol directly to their hearts, shot or starved. Others were forced outside in winter without clothes until they died of exposure, or put to death in the gas chamber.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @Trevor H.
    , @JLK
  28. Rosie says:
    @Marty T

    Looks like a combo of “diversity” and pampered, status whoring suburban women.

    How does one go “status-whoring” in a private voting booth?

  29. ZeroDay says:
    @istevefan

    GOP faces a demographic issue, and it’s not Mexicans. It is Boomers and older GenXers. They are the fiscal and electoral problem. The younger generations get it, even if opposed to Trump for stylistic reasons.

    Other problem is messaging. GOP needs to attract women. Quickest way to do this is with a strong, paternalistic message geared around protecting maternity benefits from subversive elements (immigrants, blacklivesmatter, et al). This would also peel away higher iq assimilated Mexicans, who are attracted to machismo and paternalistic government.

    Strange that on a board with so many apologists for 1930′s national socialists, there is also an obtuseness to their electoral success. It was women.

  30. J.Ross says: • Website
    @njguy73

    This.
    Maybe “deficits don’t matter” but I prefer Yew.

  31. J.Ross says: • Website
    @anon

    I don’t think you can improve on sentencing a non-German man exonerated by an Israeli court and against whom absolutely no evidence could be found.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Demjanjuk

    Or David Irving, whatever you might think of him, sentenced for “re-activating Nazism,” which might as well be a sentence for transmuting straw to gold and giving the local magistrate impotence.

    • Agree: Almost Missouri
    • Replies: @El Dato
  32. @Anon7

    They already have. The West has been turning purple and blue thanks to all the people fleeing California. That’s the story of this election.

    • Agree: densa
  33. Anon[354] • Disclaimer says:

    “GOP needs to attract women. Quickest way to do this is with a strong, paternalistic message…”

    Dropping the abortion stuff would go a long way, too.

    • Replies: @Marty T
    , @Bill
  34. El Dato says:
    @Anonymous

    > More aggro against Russia and China
    > More caravans
    > More hurricanes and interesting weather events
    > Puerto Rico still a dump
    > More F-35 which ain’t flying
    > No Shuttle replacement
    > Still printing money
    > USD 21 trillion debt, USD 115 trillion unfunded liabilities at http://www.usdebtclock.org/

    That’s going to be some strong kind of ugly

  35. anon[166] • Disclaimer says:
    @ZeroDay

    > protecting maternity benefits from subversive elements (immigrants, blacklivesmatter, et al).

    Makes no sense. How are immigrants and BLM threatening maternity benefits?

    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
    , @ZeroDay
  36. AndrewR says:
    @Thomas

    “Religion” is a key word here. Current year neo-leftism is a religion in all but name, hence why its adherents support policies and rhetoric so openly hostile to themselves. If people just voted based on ethnic lines then the US would be a single party state.

  37. eah says:

    It’s a natural phenomenon, like the weather — could not have been foreseen or prevented — finally, ‘nothing to see here’, goy — just your country disappearing before your eyes.

    • Replies: @syonredux
    , @vinteuil
  38. @anon

    The money spent on the immigrants and criminals could be spent on maternity leave benefits is what he’s trying to say, I think.

  39. Moses says:
    @Thomas

    Lee Kwan Yew was a brilliant, wise statesman. He saw reality unflinchingly.

    There’s a reason that Singapore actively manages its ethnic composition to keep it supermajority ethnic Chinese. They certainly understand that race matters. Ethnic Chinese Singaporeans do NOT want to live in a city state where they are not a majority.

    It’s refreshing…sigh. If only Whites could summon realness like that.

  40. @njguy73

    “When actor Ron Silver was an ardent Democrat in 1993, he made famous a verbal exchange he had while being involved preparing for the first Clinton inauguration. Seeing a display of military fighters overhead, he complained to a Clinton aide who told him that “those are our jets now.” “

    This blurb from https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2006/09/enough_is_en_make_that_too_muc.html was something that stuck in my cranium since the 1990′s. They didn’t build that, but they don’t hesitate to use it.

  41. Moses says:
    @Bubba

    Yeah. Didn’t Kristol’s son join the Israeli army instead of the American army?

    A real American patriot, that Kristol. Whoever said Jews put their ethnic interests before those of their fellow Americans was totally crazy and wrong.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @J.Ross
  42. Moses says:
    @Mike Krauthammer

    I hate that Republicans have fooled the White Working Class into voting for them.

    I know, right?

    White working class need people like us to tell them what to do. We know better.

  43. Moses says:
    @Rosie

    How does one go “status-whoring” in a private voting booth?

    Umm…they talk about it?

    That’s the whole point of status-whoring, Rosie — by definition it’s a public thing. If not inherently public, you make it so by posting to FB to show everyone what a GoodWhite you are, not one of those icky flyover BadWhites.

  44. eah says:

    OT (completely)

    TribLive — Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018Active shooter drill planned for Thursday night in Squirrel Hill, Darlington Road to close

    Pittsburgh and Allegheny County police along with the FBI will hold an active shooter drill Thursday night in Squirrel Hill…The drill will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave…Darlington Road will be closed from St. Edmund’s Way to Murray Avenue…Residents may notice a large police presence in the area…The exercise is closed to the public and the media.

    I think not many people know that the FBI et al held an ‘active shooter drill’ at the same location where people were (ahem, allegedly) shot and killed in a synagogue — I think even someone who does not regard himself as a ‘conspiracy theorist’ might find that to be an interesting coincidence — someone of the latter persuasion would call it a rehearsal, rather than a “drill”.

    In case the above online article goes away: archive link

    • Replies: @eah
  45. @Anonymous

    It must be said Trump has been better at making his base feel good than actually getting things done which will improve the lives of working America, though you have to acknowledge the huge institutional and internal GOP opposition he faces, quite apart from the Dems.

    I hope he won’t be the USA’s Mrs Thatcher – hated by the Left, adored by her base, inherited an economy based on making things, left one based on huge debt, service “industries” and selling houses to each other.

    On the other hand Thatcher didn’t even seem to see the culture wars, let alone take part – and she was big on “the open economy”. Can’t say Trump isn’t a culture warrior and his economic instincts are anything but globalist.

    Two years when much, much more could have been done.

    Where’s The Wall?

    (but still, who is there better? For good or ill, he’s the best there is. Trump 2020!)

  46. Trevor H. says:
    @anon

    I wonder if the next generation of Germans (by which I mean Africans and Arabs) will be quite so fanatical about prosecuting 90-year-old ex-prison guards.

  47. eah says:
    @eah

    Partial screen shot:

  48. Trevor H. says:
    @Anonymous

    He only cares about Israel.

    Your points are all good except for that one. He (and others like him) care very much about maintaining their control over the USA.

  49. @ZeroDay

    “on a board with so many apologists for 1930′s national socialists”

    Really?

  50. @Marty T

    But, but my cousin who got busted with crack in the 90s! I swear, he’s like super right wing now! Really!

  51. Marty T says:
    @AnonyBot

    And also that “racism” charges are meaningless. Ron DeSantis was down in every poll but pulled it out in Florida.

    Florida was one of the bright spots for the GOP. It’s a must win in presidential election. And 15 percent of voters somehow voted for both DeSantis and to extend the vote to millions of murderers and rapists. Conservatives never mobilized against the ballot measure. The Florida GOP better wake up and find a way to invalidate the measure.

  52. Marty T says:
    @Rosie

    I’m not sure but I bet many college educated white women voted for a skinny jeans wearing leftist who calls himself “Beto”.

  53. Marty T says:
    @Anon

    Republicans don’t really talk abortion much anymore. It’s immigration in the Trump era.

  54. tyrone says:
    @vinny

    Yes,it was so heartening to see Ryan, Mcconnell ,Mccain shoulder to shoulder with Trump …… HA HA ……my joke was as bad as yours.

  55. dearieme says:

    I’ve always disliked the phrase “demography is destiny” because it contains so much truth.

    It’s also an invitation to intervene in the demography, which is what the Labour Party in Britain did, with the intention (later admitted to) of getting rid of old Britain. Two can play at that game, though I don’t suppose they will.

  56. @Anonymous

    The Trumpettes are still in denial. It was always perfectly obvious that Trump’s only concern in any situation is how to monetize it to his advantage. He has been a lot of sound and fury, but not much in terms of concrete results in terms of his own agenda. He has pushed the mainstream GOP agenda of tax cuts for the rich, unnecessary military spending and putting more movement conservatives on the SC. There is a good argument that “the Trump show” has allowed the GOP to accomplish a lot more than it would have under a President Cruz or Bush, but in terms of being a “master persuader” or changing the social and demographic direction of the country Trump has been a complete failure.

  57. donut says:

    Spinning straw into gold .

  58. El Dato says:
    @J.Ross

    “Igor!”
    “Yes, master!”
    “Re-active … NAZISM!”
    “With pleasure!”

    (Throws titanic knife switch)

  59. Kristol: “…today, in America, demography sure seems to be destiny.”

    Or maybe “always, everywhere, demography certainly is destiny.”

    “Late you come, but still you come.”

  60. @ZeroDay

    Of course, the problem isn’t married women — they are on our side. The problem is single women who view the FedGov as their surrogate father/husband. They don’t have any concern about maternity benefits. They don’t have anyone with whom to reproduce.

    Here’s an approach for the single women. A tax credit for box wine and single payer healthcare for cats!

  61. lavoisier says: • Website

    Good point, Bill. If only somebody with your foresight had been in positions of power and influence within the GOP since the 1980s.

    I think he knew this all along Steve. It fits in with the plan.

    An unwise plan for sure. But that is a different subject.

  62. @Rosie

    You enjoy the frisson of engaging in a mass, civic ritual that tells you you rule yourself, and you get to brag to all your friends how compassionate you are with other people’s money.

  63. J1234 says:

    The repubs expanded their majority in the senate, in part (or maybe mostly) because of the Kavanaugh debacle. Of course, the media can’t talk about that. The dems taking the house has to be the big news. In one way, it obviously is, because it changes the direction of the house, but the narrative that the media wants is, “a repudiation of Trump.” They don’t want “a repudiation of ‘I am Spartacus!’ ”

    Nowadays, whenever the dems win, the media cries, “The people have spoken!” When the republicans win, the media cries, “The people have succumbed to the puppet masters of hate!” The governor races of Kansas, Georgia and Florida point this out. In Kansas, the people have spoken. In Florida and Georgia, fear mongering white supremacists were elected. Also, a black lesbian on the Yahoo election broadcast said that Rep. Steve King of Iowa “went to Europe to meet with neo-nazis.” (King won, thankfully. What a brilliant puppet master he is.)

    In the long term, last night’s election results most likely benefit Trump. A flamboyantly leftist and extremist house is exactly what’s needed over the next two years to get Trump reelected in 2020…just like an an extreme leftist judiciary committee helped the Senate become more Republican. The House will now spend most of it’s time trying to undermine the democratic process by nullifying the election of 2016, and will get little else done besides that. A lot of Americans aren’t going to like that.

  64. @Mike Krauthammer

    I hate that Republicans have fooled the White Working Class into voting for them.

    Yep, the Democrats’ program of importing massive numbers of low IQ, low skilled foreigners is far superior for the working class.

    Seriously “tricked”? The Republicans have done basically nothing to woo the white working class, they just don’t get out the pom-poms and pleated skirts and cheerlead beating them with immigration and affirmative action.

  65. kihowi says:
    @ZeroDay

    Buchanan’s book about Nixon, The Great Comeback, have him complaining about so many extremists in the party being women. They didn’t want to win, they wanted to destroy the opposition while hurting their feelings.

  66. Whiskey says: • Website

    We have a White women problem. They were the margin of victory in the House and want open borders and anti White male measures. The Oprah fan is a problem. We need fear and intimidation to bring them in line. It’s all women respond to and women despise niceness.

  67. @AnotherDad

    Have you really forgotten that until Trump came along the GOP was the party of cheap labor and bending over backwards to let businesses bring as many cheap foreigners as possible? It’s only been two years. Even Ronald „Amnesty” Reagan is in the living memory of most commenters here.

    • Agree: Bliss
  68. @istevefan

    It’s just a quibble, iSteveFan, but if a chess player has to pray to try to prevent his opponent from seeing a certain winning move, then he is no Master. A win would start from some move that is still 5 moves ahead that he didn’t forseen right yet.

    So, the ctrl-left are no chess masters, but you don’t have a chess master, just a guy that has learned the rules for moving each piece, to beat a retard who still loses at tic-tac-toe, aka, the Republican Party.

  69. Stick says:

    If you have a Manhattan apartment you have no need for a nation. Ahoy!

  70. eah says:

    ‘muh economy’ — ‘muh tax cuts’

  71. @El Dato

    I agree wholeheartedly with the rest, El Dato, and, for the most part, #239, but I don’t blame President Trump for Category 5 hurricanes. Put the blame where it lies – warm tropical-Atlantic sea water, low pressure troughs aloft, unfortunate steering winds, and a bunch of other inconvenient truths weather forecasting stuff that is just too scientific and boring to disucss on TV, unless the weather girl is REALLY REALLY HOT.

  72. AnonyBot says:

    I think the lessons of this election (and of 2016) for the GOP:

    1) Sticking to your principles wins votes.

    2) Hispanics (see: Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, California & Texas) will never be natural Republicans.

    3) Sounding too strident on immigration enforcement (unless you’re Donald Trump) is generally going to cost you, but being firmly pro-enforcement is both a winning issue and the only way that Republicans are going to continue to win in the future. The good news is that anyone sounding slightly less strident than Trump now actually sounds perfectly reasonable, and even moderate.

    4) And, finally, Trump needs to step down in 2020. He is not going to win re-election in two years. Republicans did lose the House, and lost several races they shouldn’t have.

    Trump has done a great job dragging (some of) the GOP kicking and screaming into reality on immigration, and he’s taught them some valuable lessons on the value of standing your ground in the culture wars, but his language and manner can be extremely caustic and he still turns off a whole lot of people the GOP needs if it wants to win elections. We need to win the House back in 2020, and the Senate map will not be nearly as favorable.

    And, yes, though I voted for him myself in 2016, I am one of those people who thought there was no chance in hell that he would actually win, so I could certainly be wrong. But he only barely won then (by ~80,000 votes) and he will not have the good fortune to be running against Hillary Clinton again.

  73. ZeroDay says:
    @anon

    Tie immigration to rising cost of having children and reduced ability for moms to stay at home in early years. Scrap “rapists and killer” rhetoric, which seems dumb to educated voters. Message should be “immigrants are steeling from you and your children.” Or “Your wife has to return to work after childbirth to pay for a caravan of illiterate Hondurans.”

    Agree that maternity benefits is too narrow. Should be a general sanctity of women. All of the transgender, radical feminist stuff could easily be flipped into a war on motherhood. The BBQ Becky stuff, a war on women’s ability to feel safe. The Dems, driven by dumb fringe elements, would double down.

    Pairing this with a motherhood-centric campaign and policy proposals in 2020 would be a winner for the GOP, and would provide a more palatable way of proposing immigration restriction.

  74. I looked up ODIOUS BASTARD in the dictionary and saw Bill Kristol’s photograph next to the relevant text.

  75. @Thomas

    Is it true in the US? 1 in 12 black Americans voted for Trump and 1 out of 8 black Americans with a college degree voted for Trump. In many American families the wife votes one way and the husband votes the other way. The fact that congressional districts (and other jurisdictions) switch from one side to the other seems to disprove the Singapore big man’s remark as holding for the US (and other advanced nations which go one way and then the other way).

  76. @Bubba

    Wrong. Kristol is a professional liar.

    He’s known damn well for decades that demographics is destiny when it comes to elections, at least in the aggregate. He wanted this because he felt that it was good for Jews and Israel. Simple as that.

    Actually, I have more respect for Kristol than most around here. He works for his people – rich Jews. And he’s done a masterful job of helping keep gentile White Republicans from seeing what was right in front of their faces, namely that importing millions and millions of Mexicans, Central Americans and Asians would doom the GOP and gentile Whites in general.

    Don’t get me wrong. He was working with a willing audience, but he still had to keep up charade.

    He can finally let down the mask because the game is over. The changing demographics of the country will grind down gentile Whites and the GOP. It’s over! Not today, not tomorrow, maybe not in a decade or even two, but non-Whites with just a little help from cuck Whites (and they will exist) will control the presidency and the House permanently in time, which means that they’ll also control the Supreme Court (though that will be slightly tempered by a decent number of GOP senators).

    Look at the demographics of Americans births. Whites are down to 50%. Add in continued immigration and Whites will eventually fall to less than 50% of the population. It won’t happen anytime soon, but it will happen.

    Put Whites at 60% of the population. Let’s assume that 75% of them vote. Now let’s say that 60% of non-Whites vote.

    That makes Whites 65% of voters and non-Whites 35%. Slam dunk, right. Wrong. Non-whites will vote 80% for the Dems. Giving them a guaranteed 28% of vote. The Dems will only need to get ~33% of White voters to win. Single White women will give them a lot of that, so they only need ~20% of other White voters – gays, single young guys, cuck urban/suburban Whites.

    What happens when Whites are 50% of the population, then 40%.

    Whites would have to have a massive awakening of identity to turn this ship around. It won’t happen – well, I should say, it won’t happen in time, though I do believe that it will happen.

    Suburban White women are the key, and they are very influenced by the media. Take a guess what the media would do if the GOP pushed stopping immigration. Video after video of poor kids being turned away at the border. No chance.

    Unfortunately, things will have to get a lot worse for whites to wake up and by then, it’ll be too late.

  77. Ibound1 says:

    After 9/11 Bush could have totally reformed immigration and had a Wall and proper visa system. As a national security measure the country was ready and willing, even eager to do it. That was the last chance. Instead he invited more immigrants and invaded Iraq. Lay the blame where it really belongs. Bush and Rove.

  78. @Peter Akuleyev

    Viewing this from the lens of history and immigration, I just don’t get the appeal of Reagan. Why do so many people on our side like him?

    • Replies: @Anon87
    , @Sarah Toga
    , @MarkinLA
  79. @South Texas Guy

    I think that you’re forgetting who actually runs and pays for the GOP. Kristol isn’t penalized because he didn’t do anything that they didn’t want him to do.

    Look at what happens to any White Republicans who shows even the slightly hint of pride in their heritage. They are punished severely.

  80. @Thomas

    Actually, we Whites are doing our best to prove this statement wrong – at least for our race. But that’s just hubris and vanity, which will vanish over time as reality rears its beautiful head. Unfortunately, I suspect that Whites will understand Yew’s wisdom too late.

    Alas, that’s just how it works. People seem hardwired to push things too far. Whites are no different. We’ve been on a 500-year winning streak. It’s made up cocky and arrogant – and, even worse, messianic in our believe that we can change the peoples of the world into our image.

    A reckoning is coming, and, as always, it won’t be pleasant. People around fear that the United States will become Brazil of the North. I’m beginning to wonder if that’s our best case scenario.

    • Replies: @Sgt. Joe Friday
  81. @istevefan

    And doesn’t Sessions bear a large measure of responsibility for the success of this Democrat scheme? He may be great on immigration, but he really dropped the ball on this one. Also, he seems to be more interested in covering up rather than exposing the corruption of the FBI.

    • Agree: Carol, densa
    • Replies: @Big Cheef
    , @keypusher
  82. Barnard says:
    @RichardTaylor

    You are giving Bill too much credit. He was a genuinely ignorant true believer that the minority outreach operations the Republicans ran would work long term. He doesn’t understand why the opportunity zones of Jack Kemp weren’t advantage of by thousands of inner city entrepreneurs. Don’t treat Kristol like he is some evil genius.

  83. @AnotherDad

    We’re pretty sure “Mike Krauthammer” (Hammer of the Germans?) is just a new gambit by Tiny Duck.

  84. @Anon7

    Already happening: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. Plus, look were the Refugee Resettlement Rackets are setting all those hostile immigrants: quiet red counties.

    • Agree: densa
  85. But looking at tonight’s results in detail, one has to say that today, in America, demography sure seems to be destiny.

    Considering Kristol’s expressed disdain for all things Trump and white working class, I don’t think he regards this as ominous. I think it cheers him up. In the same way it does Susan Goldberg, Bret Stephens, Jennifer Rubin, etc.

    • Agree: bomag, Colin Wright
  86. bomag says:
    @istevefan

    If the GOP can poach white voters from the democrats faster than the democrats can mint new voters, then perhaps some sane reforms can be passed.

    Good strategy, but Whites are incredibly inclined to act against their ethnic interests, e.g. all of Western Europe.

    After world wide migration has bred out and boiled off this pathological altruism, what is going to remain?

  87. @Almost Missouri

    Krauthammer doesn’t have webbed feet. So his penmanship and spelling are much better.

  88. @Almost Missouri

    Either way, who cares? Just add the name to your “commenters to ignore” option. I find it remarkable how much attention other commenters here give Tiny Duck. Your reactions are the oxygen on which he thrives.

    • Agree: William Badwhite
  89. bomag says:
    @istevefan

    Russian-collusion crap…

    Yeah, but if not that, then something else would have come up to fill the space.

    Too many repubs were anti-Trump.

  90. Bill Kristol punditry:

    1) Be stridently wrong about everything.

    2) Belatedly admit one fact that everyone else already figured out.

    3) Get paid.

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    , @Anon
    , @L Woods
  91. Bryan Caplan has a relevant tweet on this:

  92. Big Cheef says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    Making him AG was the biggest mistake of Trump’s presidency. Lost a senator and gained baggage.

    • Replies: @CCZ
  93. @Rosie

    One votes for the person approved of by one’s vapid, holier-than-thou-because-more-conformist circle of friends then brags about it at the water cooler the next day. Bumper stickers; t-shirt; and postings to Instagram, Friendface, Twitter are optional.

    It’s actually more important and fun to obnoxiously and incessantly blather abut how horrible and hateful the others fellow is to gain and retain status, but voting for the homosexual Amerindian never hurts, especially if you can get a selfie with her at a rally to post online.

  94. Anonymous[409] • Disclaimer says:
    @El Dato

    That’s going to be some strong kind of ugly

    What is?

  95. Travis says:
    @ZeroDay

    white boomers were much more inclined to vote forTrump than white Millennials. Even White Gen-X men were much more as likely to vote for Trump than the White male millennials.

    When the boomers are gone the demographics will no longer be destiny , but will be the reality. Boomers are still 80% white , and Millennials are just 60% white. Hard to see how the GOP keeps Texas as the half the boomers die over the next decade.

  96. @njguy73

    Bingo!! And herewith I offer my state, Connecticut, as Exhibit Number One. The outgoing Democrat governor, Malloy, had an approval rating of fifteen percent. FIFTEEN PERCENT!! The state is awash in red ink and businesses are fleeing for their lives. Seniors are getting pounded (social security and retirement is subject to tax). The response from the electorate was to vote in a new Democrat governor and a Democrat majority in both houses. And of course they returned Democrats Murphy to the US Senate and Himes etal. to the House. And where did the lion’s share of the votes come from? Bridgeport, New Haven etc.–cities whose majority population is minority.

    Kew’s words were most prescient.

  97. Lot says:
    @Anonymous

    Yeah man I am really angry at Trump not curing everyone’s opioid addictions!

    In many ways of course he could do better, but with a hostile House and friendly Supreme Court, and increasingly friendly Courts of Appeal, time for some executive action.

    In addition to Amnesty Yoder going down, here’s more good news:
    —-
    “Tuesday was a rough night for authors of the GOP tax law,” the Wall Street Journal reports.

    “Four Republican members of the Ways and Means Committee who all touted the law on the campaign trail lost their seats. Mike Bishop of Michigan, Carlos Curbelo of Florida, Erik Paulsen of Minnesota and Peter Roskam of Illinois won’t return to Congress next year.”

  98. @Bubba

    ‘Bill Kristol – professional loser.’

    ? Israel’s still riding high, wide, and handsome, isnt’ it?

  99. @vinny

    Re: control of House. There is a big difference between “control” and “majority.”

    The House was barely majority red. When you factor in the squishes like McCain, Collins, Flake, et al., who prevented passage of multiple pieces of legislation that might have fulfilled campaign “promises” like ending Obamacare, rationalizing immigration law, and moving faster on the border wall, then the allegation of “control” is laughable.

    • Replies: @ColoComment
  100. Well, let’s hope the Democrats continue with their mix of triumphalism, grossly exaggerated abuse of Trump, and race-baiting.

    It’s bound to pay off eventually.

  101. Tulip says:

    What intrigues me are the long-term vision of people like Kristol. The Reagan thing is dead nationally, and living on in farce in some local races. Hispanics, with the small exception of some elites fleeing Communist regimes, are not “natural conservatives”.

    How does the “Never Trump” GOP win an election beyond county dog catcher in Bill’s world? Is there a plan, or do you just play it like Max Boot and Team Trot just undergoes a makeover and tries to bore into the Democratic party at the elite level, leaving the GOP a bloodless corpse?

  102. Maciano says:

    Don’t forget Iraq, Bill. Remember that?

    Demography was destiny there, too.

  103. @Anon7

    Sun Tzu said that war’s about tricking;
    And it’s so for its twin, politicking.
    Though Somalis in Maine
    Clueless cucks can’t explain,
    The demography bomb’s loudly ticking.

  104. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:
    @istevefan

    Jews like DID(demo is destiny) because they feel free to incite POC animus against whites.
    So, Jews see DID as their mercenary horde army.

    Because ‘antisemitism’ is taboo while ‘scapewhiting’ is fair game, Jews see DID as an advantage. Both POC and whites(cucks and progs) remain mum about Jews while screaming about Jews.
    Also, when POC(esp blacks and Muslims) attack whites verbally or physically, Jews cheer. But when POC and Jews are at loggerheads, whites defend Jews.

    So, to change Jewish prizing of DID, whites must begin to break the taboo of ‘antisemitism’ by exposing Jews as the supremacist ruling elites. Whites must take up BDS. Whites must spread the truth as to why Russia was raped in the 90s and why the Middle East is up in flames. When the DID turns against Jews, Jews will think twice about it.

    Also, if Jews insist on a New People, we must insist on a New Elite. Why should the 2% have majority of power in the institutions?

  105. @Almost Missouri

    “Get paid.”

    Where do I sign up to be a professional bloviater? The amount of shekels these cretins rake in is appalling.

  106. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:
    @Thomas

    “In multiracial societies, you don’t vote in accordance with your economic interests and social interests, you vote in accordance with race and religion.” – Lee Kuan Yew. This may turn out to be one of the most valid political observations of the century.

    This is difficult in the US because the Democratic Party represents so many races and religions. It stays together only because Jews at the top can buy everyone off. Imagine the Dems without Jewish money and control. It’d be a total mess.

    Also, as Americanization, PC-ization, and globo-homo-ization undermines all racial and religious identities, it makes little sense for various groups to cling to identity. What identity? Pop culture has destroyed identities all over the world.

    Also, blacks and browns vote for economic interests. Blacks see Democrats offering them more. Browns see Democrats as offering more immigration and amnesty. As for Asians, the main reason is status. As colleges and hipster haute places are proggy, they just go that way.

    What applies in Singapore doesn’t really apply in the US, esp as even the majority of Dem candidates are still white. Why do POC vote for THIS white candidate over THAT white candidate? Gibs me dat or status.

  107. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:
    @Almost Missouri

    He wasn’t wrong. He was lying. He knows from Nakba that demography matters.

    Just look at California. People like Kristol were lying to fool whitey, and whitey sure is easy to fool… like Indians were easy to fool with whiskey and beads.

  108. @Bubba

    LOL! But I think he has a country – it’s called Israel and he should go there and bring the entire NYT’s editorial staff with him.

    Sending Kristol the Younger to Israel would be like sending Barbra Streisand to Canada. An act of war.

    • LOL: YetAnotherAnon
  109. L Woods says:
    @Anon7

    The Trump administration is the last gap of the (white) right at the national level. It is long past time for conservatives to divest themselves from the “country” (insofar as you can call it that), including and especially emotionally, and focus on local-level resistance.

  110. L Woods says:
    @Almost Missouri

    “Meritocracy” at work. This is why I am highly averse to the “loser” pejorative — the game is rigged, and cretins like Kristol are living proof. “Losing” it (or just not playing) should carry no stigma.

  111. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:

  112. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:

  113. Bill….nobody ever said that they were lazy.

  114. @Peter Akuleyev

    Wrong. Trump is free of never-Trumpers Corker and Flake, free of Paul Ryan, and McCain. The 40 plus R retirements in the House were RINOs or never-Trumpers or both. Obama lost 63 House seats in 2010, and Clinton lost 52 in 1994. Trump is close to Reagan’s mid-20s loss in 82.

    Trump has outperformed expectations, and now has control of the Republican Party. Instead of being an albatross around the neck of Republicans that supported him,

    Trump will continue to appoint judges and justices, which will be confirmed by the Senate. Trump will set administrative policy and drive the national conversation.

    Trump has shown himself to be a winner – again.

    • Agree: vinteuil
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  115. What’s Axios? These two claims sound pretty stupid together. Unless it’s because Congresscreatures are sworn in alphabetically by state.

    https://www.axios.com/2018-midterm-elections-races-made-history-0c44017a-7a09-4429-90b0-ca25a2629fbf.html

    Ilhan Omar, first Somali-American congresswoman

    Rashida Tlaib, first Muslim congresswoman

    I’d love to see how these chicks react should Bibi be invited to speak to Congress. By a Senator, of course. No way Nancy would embarrass them.

  116. JLK says:
    @anon

    Prosecuting old folks like this would be a good way of intimidating others from coming forward and saying “I was there and things weren’t quite the way we’ve been told.”

    They’re sure not getting sympathy from most people around the world with this policy, especially with so many other atrocities in the last century remaining unaddressed. It just sends a measure that some victims were more equal than others.

  117. Issac says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    The point stands. The GOP didn’t court the working class. Trump offered them a few tokens and they jumped because the DNC is effectively the most hostile to workers due to their embrace of infinite labor immigration and exporting all meaningful jobs to please the financial class. The fact they arrived at these positons in the post-Clinton era and not decades earlier is irrelevant.

  118. The purpose of people like Bill Kristin is to reassure conservative voters not to worry about being demographically replaced until the point of no return. We see this with the Dems mocking white anxiety over their plans for us.

  119. @Anonymous

    The numbers are pretty depressing. I’m beginning to see Trump’s 2016 win as Custer’s Last Stand. He didn’t even get the popular vote.

    Even with Trump’s win and Republicans in control of congress, they could do little to stop the major source of bleeding (legal immigration). And even if they could pass the RAISE Act it’s still not enough. A real change of course would require a revolutionary shift, not conventional Republicans winning elections.

    The only silver lining is that, among Whites, there’s a direct positive correlation between fertility and being politically on the right. Political ideology (or “social attitudes”) is about .50% heritable, so if this holds constant it will eventually lead to significant changes. (Someone who’s decent at math could figure out when and to what degree).

    Another interesting fact is that Asians are the group that has fluctuated the most, politically, in the last couple of decades. Swinging anywhere from Republican to left of Hispanics. I’m not sure how the recent influx of S. Asians has affected this. Regardless, I’m not too optimistic about Derbyshire’s ‘Ice People’ alliance.

  120. SMK says: • Website
    @Bubba

    No, he’s a winner, lamentably, rich and famous and powerful, for far too long. It took him 40-50 years to realize, or admit, the obvious and what it means for the country and Republicans. And notice the use of the word “seem,” as if it might not be true but only seem to be true that “demography is destiny.” Will other “cucks” and neocons -Max Boot, J-Pod, Charlie Sykes, David French, Mitt Romney, ad nauseum- have the same epiphany? Will they also realize, suddenly, that race matters. If so they’ll likely apologize the next day and return to joining the left in vilifying and demonizing Trump.

    The phrase “seems to minimize the capacity” for “reflection and choice.” One of the great minds of our time and of all times seems not to understand the difference between groups and individuals, which explains why race matters and demography is destiny, why Detroit is Detroit and Haiti is Haiti and Africa is Africa,and will be so forever.

  121. J.Ross says: • Website
    @El Dato

    And more fake Russia investigation, and more “emergency protective removal orders,” and more ballot proposals and laws with the express aim of destroying the country.

  122. Nachum says:
    @Bubba

    Give me a break. The New York Times hates Israel. There’s no such thing as “the Jews,” you know.

    • Replies: @Bill
  123. Nachum says:

    I’m a little confused here. Is Kristol *happy* about this? He might be. The never-Trumpers were going on and on about how it’s OK to vote for Democrats in this election, the cretins.

  124. syonredux says:

    Peter Beinart is fully on board with electing a new people:

    Every time Jews defend the right of American Muslims to follow sharia, we protect our right to follow halacha. Every time Jews reject politicians who demonize Latinos we make it less likely that those politicians will demonize us.

    Robert Bowers accused Jews of “bringing” Muslims and refugees to the United States. To him and all the other white nationalists Trump has emboldened, our answer should be: Damn right. We will demand a humane policy for people seeking refuge in the United States and defend those immigrants — no matter their race or faith — who are already here.

    https://forward.com/opinion/412866/the-special-kind-of-hate-that-drove-pittsburgh-shooter-and-trump/?attribution=author-article-listing-2-headline

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Reg Cæsar
  125. CCZ says:
    @Big Cheef

    Opportunity to correct, Sessions announces resignation.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns from Trump White House
    Updated 2:57 PM; Posted 2:52 PM

  126. Anonymous[166] • Disclaimer says:
    @syonredux

    He’s an idiot, but he’s a consistent idiot, since he wants the same thing – demographic replacement via immigration of the current national majority – for Israel. In fact he was pushing for it for Israel before he was pushing for it for us.

  127. istevefan says:

    Now that Sessions is out as Attorney General, does this free him up to seek his old senate seat in Alabama currently being kept warm by that slug Doug Jones?

  128. istevefan says:
    @Anonymous

    2016 was the last chance to save our demography.

    You have to study history. When you do you will find that your statement is not accurate.

  129. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:

    Sheeeeeiiiit!

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  130. keypusher says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    The administration shot itself in the foot by leading with the travel ban, which instantly got tied up in the courts (as anyone with half a brain and minimal acquaintance with the federal judiciary could have predicted) and allowed the media to paint the president and his staff as cruel and incompetent. I don’t think Sessions was the mover behind the travel ban, but correct me if I’m wrong.

    The media was dead right on the incompetence point. As far as I know the administration never got its act together sufficiently to even propose comprehensive immigration legislation.

    So, unless I’m wrong about the travel ban, Jeff Sessions is not to blame for Trump and the White House throwing away their first two years, which turned out to be the only two years in which Trump could have accomplished anything. I hope we get some good judges in the next two years, because 2020 is going to be a bloodbath.

  131. Corvinus says:

    The fact is that the results of the mid-term elections was about ideology.

  132. Corvinus says:
    @Charles Erwin Wilson II

    Your therapist did say you are delusional, so perhaps you do not even know what you are saying.

    Governorships in Nevada, Wisconsin, and Michigan for Democrats, which had been under Republican control.

    Democrats picked up 5-7 net gubernatorial positions.

    Democrats won the popular vote in all House races by 10%.

    Democrats gain 28 to 37 seats in the House.

    100+ women in Congress for the first time.

    States that Trump won by 10-15% in 2016 were decided by 1-3% in 2018.

    The extended majority in the Senate only solidifies what they would be doing anyways with that control.

    With a divided Congress, it would appear only clear bipartisan legislation will pass. So the added Senate seats then mean…what?

    Definitely high profile Senate races in Florida and Texas they lost, but historically close in Texas, and Florida has always been neck and neck in those contests. So perhaps there is drastic under appreciation, or an over evaluation, of what had happened yesterday.

  133. @vinny

    Your tongue-in-cheek point misses the mark since Kristol is – or, until recently, was – not only a Republican, but has a viewpoint which represents a non-trivial segment of the GOP.

    The business wing of the party and the Neoconners both want more immigration. And until recently they were in charge of the Republicans, both party propaganda and party policy.

    One or two elections won’t change that completely.

  134. @ColoComment

    I said House but meant Senate. Duh….
    But the House didn’t have enough of a majority to push through all those things, either. It was not big enough to strongarm the solid Dem block.

  135. Trump talks about “winning”.

    The definition of “winning” is to abolish immigration – plus – start mass repatriation.

    Let’s face it, anything less has the same consequence as losing a major war: End of USA.

    Can anyone deny that?

  136. @Moses


    Yeah. Didn’t Kristol’s son join the Israeli army instead of the American army?

    No. Joe Kristol joined the US Marines out of Harvard.

  137. Malcolm Y says:

    Isn’t this an attempt to become a BMOC again? Kristol said everyone who’s against a demographic catastrophe is a nazi, commie, racist baby killer then. Now that it may be too late to do anything about it and he will get what he wants i.e. revenge on those awful “white” people; he can say; Shazam! I guess I was mistaken about that. And since I’m the smartest guy in America I can tell you “white” people how to delay your descent into slavery to the “blacks” and hiSPanICs as long as possible. A natural con artist.

  138. Well, I have two takeaways from this election…

    The Good: Trump demonstrated the media no longer has any significant power. I have never seen the US media try harder to destroy a candidate/president than they have Trump — Richard Nixon included, and Nixon actually did something wrong — and they failed. Utterly. It was always likely that the Dems would take the House and that Trump outperformed his predecessors on that score, while at the same time increasing the Republicans’ hold on the Senate is undeniably a big win for him. He’s demonstrated the media is powerless to stop or harm him. This is excellent news — the gelding of the Democratic Party’s Propaganda Machine was long overdue.

    The Bad and the Ugly: That something like Stacey Abrams could actually make the GEORGIA governor’s race competitive, is horrifying. The only equivalent as bad for the enemy would be if Brian Kemp ran against Gavin Newsom in California for the governorship and made that race competitive.

    Unfortunately, I find the bad & ugly take much more relevant than the good one — chiefly because, unlike Kristol, I’ve never doubted that demography was destiny.

    But does anyone here really believe Kristol ever doubted that in the first place?

  139. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Moses

    You’re thinking of David Brooks. That said, I don’t see that giving a son to a bad war makes it a good war or exonerates its cheerleaders. Excuse me if the sacrifices and accomplishments of the Kristol family don’t choke me up. Stalin had a son, put him in a uniform, and refused special treatment when the son was captured. Stalin’s still Stalin.

    • Replies: @syonredux
  140. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Anon

    >hispanic
    I am loving Tariq right now, what do you want to bet everybody else is calling that kid “white”?

  141. ArayanZ says:
    @RichardTaylor

    Bingo! Every bit demographic change in the US is 100% the fault of the American People. Yet they see the problems associated with displacing themselves they continue to sit andand DO NOTHING as invaders 12,000 deep march towards their border to join the armies that will kill their children in a war for this country THAT’S ALREADY BEEN FOUGHT!!!
    It’s the dumbest f*cking sh*t I’ve EVER seen a people do!

  142. ATBOTL says:

    This election will slap some sense into conservatives about the demographic change that has already happened. They are in shock about how close the races in Texas, Florida, Georgia and Arizona were. It’s finally sinking in to some of the boomers and freepers that the low percentage of whites in so many sunbelt states matters. The 2020 census numbers are going to be another rude awakening.

  143. Bill says:
    @Nachum

    Bullshit and bullshit.

    • Agree: Bubba
    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  144. syonredux says:
    @eah

    In this country, Donald Trump has almost nothing but a national story, which he returned to with a vengeance in the closing days of this year’s campaigns. It happens to be a cramped, reactionary and racial story. Trump effectively defines America as a white ethnic nation

    Which is also how Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson, Woodrow Wilson, and FDR defined it…

    Trump’s blood-and-soil nationalism overturns the historical ideal of American nationalism, which was pluralistic — that we are united by creed, not blood;

    John Jay didn’t think so:

    With equal pleasure I have as often taken notice that Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people–a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in their manners and customs, and who, by their joint counsels, arms, and efforts, fighting side by side throughout a long and bloody war, have nobly established general liberty and independence.

    https://www.congress.gov/resources/display/content/The+Federalist+Papers#TheFederalistPapers-2

    that our common culture is defined by a shared American dream

    Yeah, the “American Dream, an idea that goes all the way back to 1931…..which means that fellows like Andrew Jackson and Benjamin Franklin had to muddle their way through life without it….

    pioneers settling the West,

    I believe that those people are now officially labeled “White racist scum”…

    immigrants crossing an ocean in search of opportunity, African-Americans rising from slavery toward equality.

    Uh-oh…..Failure to mention the Amerinds….Definite thoughtcrime…..

    The Republicans have flocked to Trump’s cramped nationalism and abandoned their creedal story. That’s left the Democrats with a remarkable opportunity. They could seize the traditional American national story, or expand it to gather in the unheard voices, while providing a coherent, unifying vehicle to celebrate the American dream.

    Case you haven’t noticed, Dave, the Dems do have a “unifying vehicle”: Hate YT. When it comes to bringing together Blacks, Latinx, and Muslims, it’s pretty effective….

    Here’s the central challenge of our age: Over the next few decades, America will become a majority-minority country. It is hard to think of other major nations, down through history, that have managed such a transition and still held together.

    In other words, it will become a majority POC country…..

    But if the Democrats are going to lead this transition, they’ll need not just a mind-set that celebrates diversity, but also a mind-set that creates unity. They’ll need policies that integrate different groups into a coherent nation, with shared projects, a common language and culture

    A common enemy usually works…..And the POC have agreed on the face of the enemy……

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/05/opinion/democrats-midterms-immigration-nation.html

    • Agree: Sarah Toga
    • Replies: @eah
  145. syonredux says:
    @J.Ross

    You’re thinking of David Brooks. That said, I don’t see that giving a son to a bad war makes it a good war or exonerates its cheerleaders.

    Quite true….Still, I like seeing the sons of elites enlist.Skin in the game.

  146. vinteuil says: • Website
    @eah

    It is hard to think of other major nations, down through history, that have managed such a transition and still held together.

    So, David Brooks, you’re aware of that – and yet you viscerally oppose every attempt to avoid such a transition?

    essere maledetto

  147. Anon87 says:

    I consider this and David Brooks’ similar take on demographics as their Die Hard, “They’re shooting at the lights” moment. Good job Dwaynes!!!

    Sorry, can’t find the clip on YouTube.

  148. Bill says:
    @Rosie

    The most High Holy SCOTUS is just now coming under Republican control,

    To echo the point, there has never been a moment from 1972 to the present in which Dem-appointed justices have constituted a majority on the Supreme Court. Republican majorities over that period have frequently been large. The Roe vs Wade court was 6-3 Republican, for example. For four years, the court was 8-1 Republican. If you don’t like SCOTUS jurisprudence over the last 45 years, then blame the GOP. It’s their fault.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judicial_appointment_history_for_United_States_federal_courts#Supreme_Court

  149. Bill says:
    @Rosie

    It’s easier to lie if you are telling the truth.

  150. Anon87 says:
    @Anonymous

    While I don’t disagree that these general rankings are right, why should anyone take exit polls as gospel? People are going to point to these numbers as hard facts (white women taking the heat at the moment) and quote them endlessly. Who really know how white women voted?!

  151. Bill says:
    @Anon

    Women aren’t noticeably more pro-choice than men (it varies from poll to poll, and the differences are usually small and sometimes go the opposite way of what you want). Not that you care about facts.

  152. Anon87 says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    I’m barely old enough to remember, but immigraton wasn’t as hot button then as the last 20 years. There was a little thing called the Cold War which occupied people’s minds.

    And although not the be-all end-all, his GDP numbers haven’t really been seen since.

    I believe the amnesty was his biggest regret. It doesn’t change what he did, but too bad no one else learned from it.

  153. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    You nailed it. A “soft landing,” i.e. turning into Brazil is the best case. Another good outcome would be the different factions (or “tribes” if you prefer) self-segregating into different regions, and with less and less in common in a sort of slow motion disengagement, eventually resulting in peaceful dissolution. Won’t happen within the lifetime of anyone reading this blog, but it’s a possibility.

    On the other hand, don’t underestimate the ruling elites’ willingness or even enthusiasm for showing the deplorables who’s boss. One party rule, sham elections, rampant corruption, and the use of violence to quash political opposition, all features of Latin American political life, are certainly possible, if not likely.

    Worst case scenario: we become a combination of Venezuela, Haiti, and Somalia writ large.

  154. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    One reason is he won 49 states. Also there were no significant conservative think-tanks until he got us a foothold.
    For a short time the new think-tanks helped. But their ideas were only feasible with the demographics of the day.
    Alas, the think-tanks degenerated down to “conservative, inc.” then have become “cuckservative, inc.” And RR got snookered into amnesty + enforcement-later.

    Reagan had a soft heart for the cliche “immigrant success story” mythology. We all did. I am also guilty. It was an emotional feel-good. An early version of virtue-signaling when a person cheered on that myth.
    That mythology was pumped up big time in 1976, Bicentennial and all. The Statue of Liberty was renovated, Lee Iococca raised the money. In hindsight we can see it was all part of a domestic Kalergi-style replacement plan.

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
    , @MarkinLA
  155. MarkinLA says:
    @Anonymous

    I voted against her and so did a lot of Republicans for her Kavanaugh stunt. He demise will be a blessing to every gun owner.

    People used to say that they wanted the crazy because it will bring the end quicker. Letting idiots like De Leon and Harris show the rest of the country what the future brings might make more people in the middle wake up faster.

  156. @Anon87

    Yeah, I was pretty young at the time as well, far more concerned with baseball and girls. Anyway, good points. The U.S. was pretty White at the time, and, I suspect, that most people thought that Mexicans were the new Italians. (The fact that Italy had produced numerous scientists, writers and businessmen throughout the ages while Mexico had produced nothing nor that Italian-Americans brought the Mafia to our shores didn’t seem to cross anyone’s mind, including my own for a very long time.)

  157. MarkinLA says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    It was his demeanor and their fond memories of him on TV.

    I doubt many people actually knew what his policies were. I constantly have to remind people that he started the free trade deals, his administration set the ground work for the guest worker visas, his administration spent like a drunken sailor, he brought in all those central American refugees (who never left) to save us from the commies, Iran Contra and on and on. Tell any of that to a Reagan fanboy and expect to be called a liar.

    As for the economy, then we were coming off a 16 year bear market. There was no place for the stock market to go but up. Jimmy Carter’s FED chief was the one who attacked the inflation. I think it was Murray Rothbard who commented that Carter was the most unlucky guy there was and Reagan the luckiest. You had the LBO craze and the S&L fiasco leading to the insolvency of a lot of big banks as well as the thrifts that artificially boosted things. However, the right people, made a lot of money and plenty of GOP pundits got rich writing Reagan hagiographies.

    About the only thing they remember is that he got shot and delivered a joke during a debate with Mondale. It is this bizarre selective amnesia that people have for people they liked personally.

  158. MarkinLA says:
    @Sarah Toga

    One reason is he won 49 states.

    He only did that because Mondale was such a loser that Webster’s was thinking about putting his name in the dictionary as a definition.

  159. MarkinLA says:
    @Sarah Toga

    We all did.

    Not as many as you think. If you can dig up the old articles from the Center for Immigration Studies on the 1986 amnesty, it was no sure thing. It had been hanging around Congress in one form or another since Carter’s term. It breezed through the Senate but took a lot of coercion to get it past the House. I read that it was going nowhere and Simpson came up with the idea for triggers to get past House Republican reluctance. The Reagan administration nixed that idea. I also saw on Breitbart that Reagan wrote letters to the ranking Dems, thanking them for helping get that bill through.

    I will admit that only a few border states had the necessary knowledge so it was easier to bamboozle the public and there was no internet but a lot of House members knew that there would never be only one amnesty.

  160. MarkinLA says:
    @Bill

    You need to turn on your sarcasm detector.

    • Replies: @Bill
  161. @Sgt. Joe Friday

    Agreed, but within our lifetimes, here’s my best guess for what to expect:

    1. Much higher taxes/higher costs on Whites to pay for welfare and healthcare for browns
    2. Housing policies that put blacks and Hispanics in White neighborhoods. We’ll, of course, pay for them living in our neighborhoods
    3. Government-mandated quotas for blacks and browns in colleges and business
    4. Mandatory acknowledgement by Whites of their historical racism and current White privilege, i.e. public groveling. There will be periodic seminars in high school, college and business environments where Whites will need to state that their ancestors were racist and they now receive unearned benefits from that racism. (For anyone who thinks that this is crazy; it’s already happening. It’s also what is minting new White identity people.)

    I don’t believe that TPTB will allow us to separate ourselves from them. You could see the outlines forming under Obama.

    My suspicion – and I used to think that this type of thinking was silly – is that either things will get violent or Whites will fade away. Maybe not. I mean, look at California and Texas. (Actually, Whites are fading away in those states, come to think about it.)

    I will push – in my little ways – against this, but I would love to get my kids to emigrate. The question is where? I’d gladly give up any wealth that I have to buy their way into a country where Whites can live and be proud of their heritage. Poland and Hungary come to mind, but they are very different than the U.S., different enough that I don’t suspect that my kids would want to move there.

    Interesting times.

  162. @Reg Cæsar

    they’ll stand up and applaud with

    the rest of the bought-and-paid-for shabbatz goyim

    or they’ll get Cynthia McKinney’d

    right quick.

  163. Anon[128] • Disclaimer says:

    “Women aren’t noticeably more pro-choice than men”

    So what? A majority of both genders support abortion, and up to 58% of women do. Dropping the endless anti-abortion rhetoric would go a long way towards getting some of those valuable votes, perhaps from both genders.

    “(it varies from poll to poll, and the differences are usually small and sometimes go the opposite way of what you want).”

    Again, so what? 1. these results are broadly true across a range of polls and, generally, support for abortion has increased since the 1970s – especially for women who believe it should be legal in all cases 2. it’s not the difference that matters but the absolute number of white females who support abortion, which usually exceeds 50% in nearly every modern poll sample.

    “Not that you care about facts.”

    Define irony. A guy who misinterprets his own data says that someone else doesn’t understand facts.

  164. Anon[130] • Disclaimer says:

    “I consider this and David Brooks’ similar take on demographics as their Die Hard, “They’re shooting at the lights” moment. Good job Dwaynes!!!”

    Unfortunately, these guys perhaps didn’t realize until too late that some of us in the dissident right who pointed out these inconvenient facts weren’t racist in the popular sense of the word (i.e. hateful), but were merely advocating caution considering historical precedent and current trends. I would similarly worry about the societal integrity of nations like Japan and South Africa should either be inundated with large numbers of non-natives. So would any fair-mined observer.

    • Replies: @Anon
  165. Guys and gals, it’s well established that Crystals do, really, heal, and kinda do good stuff:

    Bill’s playing in that intellectual league. Does anyone seriously listen to a dolt like that these days?

    • LOL: Bubba
  166. @Reg Cæsar

    Ilhan Omar was legally married to her biological brother until just last year, likely to commit immigration and student load fraud. Scott Johnson at PowerLine and David Steinberg at P J Media have proven this beyond any reasonable doubt.

    But no one in the MSM, including Fox and other mainstream conservative outlets, will pick this up and report it.

    It’s an incredibly juicy and revealing scandal, and it’s just sitting there in plain sight, being willfully and strenuously ignored. It’s a great illustration of how far the US media will go in order to maintain The Narrative.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  167. @Bubba

    If he loses 100 lbs and does a Lindsey Graham you and I both know he’s right back in.

    • Replies: @Bubba
  168. Anon[879] • Disclaimer says:

    “Agreed, but within our lifetimes, here’s my best guess for what to expect.”

    Well, depending upon how old you are now:

    5. Revocation of speech rights by broadly defining “hate speech”. This will lead to mass censorship of the internet and social media. This already happens in Europe and South Africa. We will be no exception, but it will be even worse here.

    6. A continual climate of fear will be promoted within the population to keep people in line. At any moment, if you say the wrong thing in public, the media will come down hard on you in your own “get Becky” moment.

    7. China will roll up the Empire in Asia as minorities vote to end the military-industrial complex in favor of free goodies for themselves and as white males also check out. Also, sensing that the US is becoming unreliable and perhaps even unstable, Japan and Korea may seek to make peace with China while their negotiating position is still relatively strong. Japan may accomplish this by evicting US military bases. In fact, you already get the feeling that Russia and China are like vultures circling a dying animal below, waiting for the final breath before striking.

    8. More of the kinds of leftist extremism we saw under Obama, but taken to new heights.

    In fact, it has already started. Leftist radicals camped outside of Tucker Carlson’s house in the wake of last night’s election hoping, perhaps, to attack or harass him on camera; the election results encouraged their violence just as Obama’s re-election encouraged radicals and Mao’s pliant press encouraged the Red Guards. Expect more Red Guard mobs to attack dissenters, Confederate statues, symbols and grave sites. There may even be a move to destroy Mount Rushmore; Slate published an article with exactly that title back in 2017, so this is not as unlikely as you might think.

    9. Punctuated reversals in the decades long murder rate as a result of several BLM incidents.

    10. Extreme political correctness in Hollywood and in video games will increase. Expect race swaps of white characters like Superman and Batman – and the media will justify this. Video game companies will begin inserting political propaganda into their games. Soros-funded media outlets have been pressuring companies for years to include anti-Trump and anti-white male rhetoric into their products; they will eventually succeed.

    11. Increasing government mismanagement and corruption as the democratic check of the ballot box is removed; no more republicans = no more check on excess. The debt will soar and finances will weaken as a result.

    12. California’s model will not be the future of the country, common misconceptions notwithstanding. California will be the exception and not the rule. California 1. draws in talent from around the country, something that can’t be replicated everywhere for obvious reasons (finite talent pool) 2. has never had the black/white racial strife of some tenuously balanced Southern states 3. has great weather 4. currently has a wealthy tech industry that likely won’t be replicated in the same manner elsewhere 5. has state electoral politics that are stabilized by having the threat of the GOP boogeyman elsewhere in the country, so all groups (minorities and high-faulting whites like Gavin Newsome) come together to defeat them; remove that and then accelerate current demographic trends and California may be in trouble 20 years hence 6. is no exception to the rule that history has a way of surprising us.

    Just at Americans puzzled over why they couldn’t simply impose their model onto Iraq and recoiled in horror when it failed, intellectuals will be similarly shocked when their attempt to impose California onto Mississippi fails horribly. Turns out, the world is actually pretty complicated with lots of independent variables that when altered, even in the slightest, can change the result.

    13. Revocation of gun rights by banks denying service to gun shops and, perhaps, even owners themselves. Also, increased prohibitions on certain types of ammunition and its manufacture.

    14. Possibly a war with Russia as a desperate attempt to unify a fracturing country. Perhaps this kind of scenario explains the Fermi Paradox.

    15. Massive increases in legal and illegal immigration as the brakes are taken off the process. America may actually come to resemble a third world country in large areas over just a couple of decades. Some of this immigration may be from Africa to satisfy black demands of racial balance with Hispanics.

    16. The EU will exit alliances with the US as the United States becomes more hateful of native Europeans and white Europeans increasingly feel culturally detached from that country. The EU may form an alliance with China and Russia against the US as a means of containing a dangerous, out-of-control America. Europe will gnash its teeth at what could have happened to the US. Some right-wing parties will truthfully answer this question, leading to more right-wing parties rising up to oppose immigration. There could even be a couple of military coups in the titanic wake of the fall of the US from global preeminence.

    17. Risk of a large war in Europe will once again increase due to failing US-EU alliances.

    18. The minority-run US will be tempted to start lots of small wars on behalf of various demographic groups in the coalition of the ascendant. They won’t feel restrained because most of the fighting will be done by whites, for a time at least.

    19. Affirmative action requirements along with heavy Chinese competition may severely damage the US tech industry and California’s economy.

    20. An intrusive surveillance state will be built and maintained to uncover dissidents and ruin them. The NSA has already begun this process by hacking Skype and various Microsoft and Facebook applications to surreptitiously take pictures for later processing via AI facial recognition. If you’ve ever taken your cloths off in front of a computer application, someone may have dirt on you.

    21. Hollywood will eventually become a thing of the past as photorealistic CGI technologies allow small teams of computer engineers to make movies more realistic than even the best looking modern blockbusters, all without human actors – and relatively cheaply. This revolution will give China enormous global cultural influence while the US loses a lot of its cultural influence.

    22. The US will be further destabilized by Chinese immigration. By 2060, the US could be a vassal of China due to a powerful ethnic lobby modeled on US Jews from within the United States.

    23. Professional occupations like medicine and law will worsen in quality dramatically under Affirmative Action requirements.

    24. Whites will start to move to other countries – mainly Europe, Asia, and Canada.

    25. The democratic party will collapse into extreme incompetence and racism as its aged leaders retire or die and are replaced by fringe individuals.

  169. Anon[347] • Disclaimer says:

    “Have you really forgotten that until Trump came along the GOP was the party of cheap labor and bending over backwards to let businesses bring as many cheap foreigners as possible? It’s only been two years.”

    The party leadership, yes. However, polls have indicated for a long time that the base did not feel the same way. As with the National Review, I wondered at the time if the GOP wasn’t just a controlled opposition project and Trump was just the guy who didn’t get the message.

  170. @syonredux

    Quite true….Still, I like seeing the sons of elites enlist.Skin in the game.

    That is a good point. But with Brooks, the elites think that he speaks for us. Nothing could be further from the truth. And I wish that PBS, etc. would stop pretending that he does.

  171. @MarkinLA

    Letting idiots like De Leon and Harris show the rest of the country what the future brings might make more people in the middle wake up faster.

    Let us hope so. But so many are not paying attention. And others just think they cannot make a difference.

  172. @Ghost of Bull Moose

    The Man Without a Country.

    The Man Without a Conscience.

  173. @Anonymous

    How much are you paid to be a shill. Are you on the Soros payroll? Or do you work for Bloomberg?

    And why does stupidity appeal to you?

  174. @Corvinus

    For a woman, you are pretty aggressive. Are you a Lesbian? Or a high-testostone transgender?

    Governorships in Nevada, Wisconsin, and Michigan for Democrats, which had been under Republican control.

    Governors come and go. The Republicans had a huge advantage, and with the relentless dishonest propaganda inflicted on a base of uninformed voters you have to know that there will be some turnover. No one knows better the role of dishonest propaganda than you do, right Corvinus?

    And BTW, your relentless dishonesty helps keep readers here on the right track, so thanks for that. But hey, as a shill for tyranny, you are better than average. I suppose your fantasy about your boot stomping on our faces keeps you going.

    Democrats won the popular vote in all House races by 10%.

    Your popular vote claim is especially stupid. I’ll bet when your football team gains more yards than their opponents you think you should be the winner. After all, everyone should get a trophy, right? America has been too smart to fall for the “one person one vote” idiocy. But I suppose you think that the “one-person-one-vote-one-time” school justifies your tyrannical bloodlust.

    It is undeniable that all the worst governed places in America are governed by Democrats. But I have to hand it to you, the felon vote in Florida may well assure your ascendance. The lobbying for criminals is the natural result of a criminal party. For you, it isn’t enough to be a tyrant, you want to be a wealthy tyrant and see our blood run up to your horse’s bridle. Because you are a queen, and no widow, you will stand astride your victims and reduce them to despair.

    But don’t be surprised when your plan doesn’t work out the way you thought it would. Everything you hope for will be swept away in the deluge. And that will happen even if you realize your goals. You should be pulling for us, but as a religious zealot, that is not a possibility.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  175. @The Last Real Calvinist

    Ilhan Omar was legally married to her biological brother until just last year, likely to commit immigration and student load fraud.

    If East Africans want to screw their siblings or circumcise their daughters, it is no skin off our backs (PTX) and none of our business. We have no right to judge them– which is why we have every right, even duty, to send them home.

  176. @syonredux

    We will demand a humane policy for people seeking refuge…

    Seeking refuge is inherently racist, as it assumes the sending country is unfit for human habitation.

  177. rob says:

    Hey Ron, why don’t new comments appear after old comments rather than appearing interspered with earlier comments? Conceptually, this would create a correspondence between the time the comment was posted and its position in the comment thread? Furthermore, rigid adherence to such a temporal relationship would ensure that comment numbers would not change when comments are added randomly within the thread. I feel that such a system is intuitively appealing and would be similar to how most other teams unthreaded comment systems work.

    Seriously, Ron, why have you not fixed this? Am I the only one irritated by this nonsensical flaw?

    Also, the blog page will say X new comments, and the comments page will have a lot fewer comments listed as new. Could that be repaired as well?

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  178. J.Ross says: • Website
    @rob

    Comments made to sit in moderation (for however long that takes) appear, if allowed, in something like their proper order.

  179. Bill says:
    @MarkinLA

    Mea culpa. Mea culpa. Mea maxima culpa.

  180. Anon[387] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    David Brooks: “After 30 years of multiculturalism, the bonds of racial solidarity trump the bonds of national solidarity.”

    Among Jews, tribal interests have trumped all else forever. As they say, ‘fish rots from the head’. If Jewish elites rule by “Is it good for Jews?”, others will follow.

    Jews bitch about rising ‘white nationalism’ but overlook that they, as the new elites, have been ruling in terms of Jewish identity and interests.

    But such lack of self-awareness.

  181. Corvinus says:
    @Charles Erwin Wilson II

    “For a woman, you are pretty aggressive. Are you a Lesbian? Or a high-testostone transgender?”

    I see that you have yet to conquer your Buffalo Bill complex.

    “Governors come and go.”

    Disqualify, disqualify, disqualify.

    “The Republicans had a huge advantage, and with the relentless dishonest propaganda inflicted on a base of uninformed voters you have to know that there will be some turnover. No one knows better the role of dishonest propaganda than you do, right Corvinus?”

    That is your code for –> American citizens, whom I disagree with politically, voted for whom they believed would best serve their interests, but I have to characterize this group as being “hoodwinked” by the media to make me feel better about myself.

    Praytell, what makes YOU so informed compared to your fellow whites?

    “And BTW, your relentless dishonesty helps keep readers here on the right track, so thanks for that. But hey, as a shill for tyranny, you are better than average. I suppose your fantasy about your boot stomping on our faces keeps you going.”

    So can I expect you to be in the front of the line or in the back of the bus come the impending “hot” Civil War? You have all of this pent up anger inside, are you prepared to go all “Saxon” on us? Or is it just an act given your female tendency to be overly dramatic?

    Me–”Democrats won the popular vote in all House races by 10%.
    You–”Your popular vote claim is especially stupid.”

    It’s not a claim, nor is it stupid, it’s just fact. More people preferred Democrats than Republicans. Now, will this number widen or drop come 2020? Great question.

    Of course, the rest of your comment wreaks of girlish solipsism. As your buddy Vox Day says, “It’s not about you”.

  182. Or is it just an act given your female tendency to be overly dramatic?

    Hmm, your womanly intuition isn’t working well, is it?

    Of course, the rest of your comment wreaks of girlish solipsism. As your buddy Vox Day says, “It’s not about you”.

    Who is Vox Day?

  183. It seems like Bill has been mugged by Reality.

  184. Bubba says:
    @Desiderius

    LOL! You are right! Thanks for pointing that out!

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