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From The Intercept:

BIRTH OF A RADICAL
White Fear in the White House: Young Bannon Disciple Julia Hahn Is a Case Study in Extremism

Peter Maass
May 7 2017, 6:45 a.m.

STEVE BANNON, WHO is no stranger to controversy, faced a torrent of reproval when it was revealed not long ago that he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India. The French novel is called “The Camp of the Saints,” and Bannon recommended it on several occasions when he was executive chairman of Breitbart News, to justify what he perceived as a mortal threat that whites face from immigration.

The book, published in the 1970s, had existed for decades as an obscure cornerstone of the utmost fringes of white racism. The Indian children in the novel were referred to as “little monsters,” and the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.” The novel ended with hundreds of thousands of them taking over France and, by extension, the West. When it came out in the United States, Kirkus Reviews noted that “the publishers are presenting ‘The Camp of the Saints’ as a major event, and it probably is, in much the same sense that Mein Kampf was a major event.”

Bannon, now a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, made his glowing comments during radio programs he hosted in 2015 and 2016. But his comments were brief and in passing. The most enthusiastic endorsement of the book from anyone at Breitbart, and certainly the longest endorsement, came from a young reporter who wrote a gushing 4,000-word article that said “all around the world, events seem to be lining up with the predictions of the book.” The article, which neglected to mention that “The Camp of the Saints” is widely regarded as utterly racist, merely described it as controversial, and made conspiratorial parallels between its fictional characters and Pope Francis, Marco Rubio, and even Glenn Beck.

The Breitbart reporter was Julia Hahn, a Bannon protégé who followed him into the White House as a special assistant to President Trump. … But Hahn has gotten almost no notice for writing what appears to be the longest and most laudatory article about “The Camp of the Saints” that has appeared in the American media in recent years.

Here’s Hahn’s Breitbart article:

‘Camp of The Saints’ Seen Mirrored In Pope’s Message
by JULIA HAHN 24 Sep 2015 Washington D.C.

Pope Francis is urging America to throw open her borders to thousands of impoverished migrants, in part to atone for the “sins” of the colonial era.

Back to The Intercept:

At a glance, Hahn is an outlier among outliers. She was raised in Beverly Hills, attended a private high school … She majored in philosophy at the University of Chicago, and the sole public trace of her time there is a video of a panel discussion in which she discussed Michael Foucault’s idea that psychoanalysis stigmatizes human sexuality.

Not long after she was appointed to the White House at the age of just 25, one of her college friends reacted by writing on Facebook, “It’s weird because she was always very nice and it’s disappointing when seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent.” Another friend asked, “WTF happened???”

The question of what happened offers an opportunity of sorts. There has been a lot of discussion about countering extremism and identifying extremists before they do something that harms themselves or the nation. How do young people become radicalized? The preferred means for answering these questions are not mysterious — find out the ideas that young people are exposed to, find out the social environment they are raised in, and work from there. This framework has been applied mostly to Islamic extremism, with the goal of figuring out why some Muslims become terrorists.

But the tools of “countering violent extremism,” as it’s known, work extremely well for figuring out the riddle of rich white kids who turn to the fringes of the right. … One of the first things you would seek to do, in the effort to understand the creation of this extremist, is to investigate the place where she was raised. It turned out that I didn’t need to search far, because I grew up less than a mile from Hahn’s home, and attended the same high school.

IN A WAY, Julia Hahn is the Patty Hearst of the far right, a daughter of privilege who veered wildly off the expected course. While she has said almost nothing about her journey to the virulent corners of white nationalism, and has not granted any interviews since starting in the White House (she turned down a request from The Intercept), the puzzle of her journey to the alt right can be assembled.

Hahn comes from fabulous wealth.

… The private school she attended (as I did, a generation earlier) is Harvard-Westlake.

When I was at Notre Dame HS in the flatlands of Sherman Oaks, Harvard-Westlake (then just Harvard) in Coldwater Canyon was our arch-rival in debate. (They usually won.)

It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles. The comfortable life she enjoyed was due, in no small part, to the immigrants she demeaned as a writer for Breitbart.

The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists.

It is possible that a few young people from Beverly Hills noticed the haranguing of Beverly Hillsians’ xenophobic hypocrisy and lack of patriotic spirit coming from the flatlands of The Valley and said, “You know, that guy may have a point.”

The dissonance appears to widen when you look at her secondary education. Harvard-Westlake is a model of West Coast liberalism. It is generally regarded as the most competitive school in Los Angeles, its student body drawing on the city’s entertainment and business worlds. … But the school has another alum who is more infamous than famous: Alex Marlow, the editor-in-chief of Breitbart.

Marlow graduated from Harvard-Westlake in 2004, before Hahn, and for a long time nobody at the school seemed to know or care where he had ended up. The school took notice in 2016, when Marlow was quoted in a New York Times profile of Bannon. A school official posted the story on Facebook. Parents and alumni of Harvard-Westlake were aghast. “This is an embarrassment to our school, and to our fantastic community,” read one of the comments on the post.

The controversy was duly reported by the school’s student newspaper, which published a story on Marlow and quoted some of his teachers who remembered him as a smart and polite student — just like Hahn. “I would never have imagined that he would get involved with an organization as deplorable as Breitbart News,” said his history teacher Dave Waterhouse.

The upshot is that a single school in Los Angeles was the breeding ground for two of the youngest and most vehement stars of the Trump movement. This raises the prospect of what is known, among experts who study extremism, as a cluster. It goes beyond Hahn and Marlow.

WHERE DO AMERICA’S far-right leaders come from? Hahn and Marlow, who grew up 5 miles apart, are clues to an intriguing fact of political epidemiology. A surprising number of alt-right leaders come from a single wealthy liberal enclave: the west side of Los Angeles.

Andrew Breitbart, who founded the site that bears his name, was raised in Brentwood, at the center of the west side, and was living there when he died in 2012. Bannon, before becoming famous as the chairman of Breitbart and then Trump’s ideologue, was a Hollywood producer who sent his daughters to a private school in Brentwood. Stephen Miller, the 31-year-old presidential adviser who has been wildly provocative on immigration issues, was raised in neighboring Santa Monica, also known as the People’s Republic of Santa Monica because of its liberal politics.

This might seem weird. …But look again. While Trump got far fewer votes than Clinton, California’s population is so large that the only other state where Trump got more votes was Texas (which he won). According to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center, California has more far-right conspiratorial “Patriot” groups, 81, than any other state in the country (Texas, the runner-up, has 79). California may be the “Left Coast,” but it is also the beating heart of the far-right coast. …

IN THE POPULAR telling, a common scenario of Muslim extremism occurs when a susceptible mind falls under the spell of a charismatic leader at a mosque or madrassa, though sometimes the contact occurs online (this happened with followers of Anwar al-Awlaki, for instance). …

This scenario isn’t true only for Islamic extremists.

The sheer existence of dissident wreckers like Hahn inspires goodthinkers feelings of revulsion and paranoia. Perhaps the subversive population of Harvard-Westlake isn’t under 1%, it could be 2%. Or, God forbid, 5%. We need some show trials to expose the saboteurs.

A couple of facts never mentioned in the article: Hahn’s September 2015 article about Camp of Saints followed by a few weeks Ms. Merkel’s decision to act the novel out in real life; and Ms. Hahn is Jewish and it’s quite possible she didn’t like the increasingly anti-Jewish tenor of Islamic terrorism in Europe.

 
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  1. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    “Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009″

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”

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    • Replies: @Broski
    Seriously? This is stupid. Trump himself, worth several billion dollars in 2009 and a ~9 year NBC reality tv superstar, called some potential investors and threatened their families? No.
    , @Paul Walker - Most beautiful man ever...
    “Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family"
    Lol. I'm disappointed Trump didn't follow through.
    , @Detective Club
    Speaking as someone of 100% Italian heritage, I feel personally insulted that Trump used the perfectly good Christian name of "Carmine" in such a cavalier fashion. In my personal experience, only Irish NYPD cops, working in concert with Jamaican or Haitian drug dealers, would stoop so low and use the telephone in such a manner in order to intimidate innocent property owners. Trump was obviously hanging out with the wrong people and picked up some really vile, filthy habits. He probably thought he was being funny. Trump has a really strange sense of humor.

    Come back, Little Sheba, all is forgiven! (In the Burt Lancaster movie, Little Sheba is a dog that ran away and never came back. Sheba was also the name of Jack Ruby's dog. He locked the dog in his car and 35 minutes later shot Oswald. There's a moral there, somewhere - - - but I'm still looking for it).

    Be honest now, don't you wish Trump would pull the same phone prank on Maxine Waters, nowadays!

    Is Marine Le Pen eligible to run for 2020 GOP presidential nomination? If not, the constitution should be amended, chop-chop! If Barry could use a fake Birth Certificate, why can't she?
    , @Jack D
    Kim Jong-Un picks up his phone in Pyongyang and hears the following spoken in a Queens accent:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”

    N. Korean intelligence traces the phone call to a phone booth on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.
    , @El Dato
    Be grateful it wasn't P.U.T.I.N. on the phone, threatening delivery of polonium sushi.
    , @Ferguis
    Dear #1:

    Seek help. Apparently you cannot read nor calculate an intelligent response to the article. It does seem you are most likely the author of it due to the indications of serious mental health issues both in the article and your comment.

    Try and focus rather than bray so much.
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  2. Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America…..

    Hence, it’s not surprising that some of us are “Woke” to what’s coming…..

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    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It's not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.
    , @Anon
    "Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America….."

    It's the Ticket.

    That is the ONLY intersectionality between globalist elites and Third World folks.

    There is no reason why Third World folks should feel love for globalist elites who are a bunch of sniveling snobs who rake it all in for themselves.
    So, why do the World's Wretched masses side with the princelings of globalism?

    The Western princelings offer them the Ticket to the West to replace their own native folks.

    The Third Worlders prize this Ticket so much that they will serve the Glob.

    Take Mexicans. They have no reason to love Hollywood big shots or Silicon Valley hipster snobs. So, why do they side with the Glob princelings and attack white American middle class and working class? Because the Glob offers them the Ticket.

    It's all about the Ticket. If Tickets aren't on offer, the Third World masses would have no love for the globalists.

    Indeed, during the Golden Age of Nationalism prior to West flinging its door open, the Third World masses hated the Western elites as imperialists. Now, they support the globo-imperialists cuz the Tickets are on offer.

    "Take me to America, G.I."

    , @415 reasons
    I'm moving out of California for a more pale, stale place on the Least Coast. We leave in 2 weeks. Achieved what I wanted job wise and now we are taking our daughter to raise her somewhere suitable for children before she learns to speak. I've seen the future and decided that I want to live in the past for as long as possible.
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  3. Brittany Pettibone is another girl of the same vintage, with similar politics and from California too, I believe.

    She and Lauren Southern spoke at Berkeley recently. Lauren herself is in France too right now embracing the Identitarians:

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  4. There are too many white apologists in the comments over there.

    There are 2 types of racism; one is “stamp out the others” racism and the other is “nice-to-know-you-but-I-cannot-marry-you” racism. The latter is the one where the so-called non-racists walk out their front door and go to work and be all nice and cordial.

    Racism in America and EVERYWHERE ELSE survives because of marriage. Sure, there are exceptions but ONLY for those who can AFFORD it. IF you marry a person of another race, prepare to be disinherited.

    Jobs. Being promoted to executive positions in regular private enterprises is near impossible if you are intermarried or of a different race. Again, such executive relationships are similar to marriage and family. I do not see that changing.

    Dating. Ever been accused of “taking their women”? Try dodging bullets because some other-race jealous and angry competitor or brother doesn’t want to deal with the differences.

    Slamming people together is not going to make racism vanish. The stability of europe is under attack because of what idiots in white america did. White people are the earth reshapers and the leave-the-planet-alone dwellers want the comforts that whitey has built – however poisoned they may be.

    What’s the matter with white people? They always seem to outsmart themselves, and that is not smart. It’s an anxiety whites are afflicted, born with it. Gotta have that luxury and dirt and hot sun dont cut it. White people are just different. And fyi, i do not trust white people, they lie too much.

    Then there is wallstreet, a predatory cartel that induces competition for life support and naturally that sort of competition demands an advantage.

    Teaching people not to be racist in a perpetual life threatening environment IS A WASTE OF TIME.

    have a good day.

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    • Replies: @anon
    Dating. Ever been accused of “taking their women”?

    Whoever "they" are, I feel 100% confident that you have never been accused of that, TD.
    , @black sea
    Tiny,

    It's painfully obvious when you copy and paste someone else's comments and present them as your own, because of the cavernous gap between what you are capable of stringing together as conscious thought, and what even the most mediocre commenter at another source can easily express.

    Please just provide a link to the other person's comments that you would like for us to read, or stick to what you've got.
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  5. As Hollywood becomes exclusively non White and very no go for Jews, Muslims and Blacks not keen on Jews …

    Expect more of this. Muslim and Black advancement in the elite can only come from denying those in it already their place.

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    • Replies: @Lagertha
    A major duh....more importantly, who makes money?
    , @jack ryan
    Dream on. Hollywood has never been as Jewish as it is now. So the Weinstein Brothers just crank out kill White people porn movies like "D'Jango Unchained" and open this filth on Christmas Day.

    Hollywood becoming no go for Jews?


    Ha Ha - - you're funny.

    "Who Runs Hollywood? C'mon"
    Joel Stein LA Times

    http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/19/opinion/oe-stein19
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  6. My question is, did the history teacher use “deplorable” before or after HRC’s “basket of deplorables” own-goal? If before, is there some common source on the Left for using that word? It’s not (typically) a super-widely used word …

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  7. The private school she attended (as I did, a generation earlier) is Harvard-Westlake. It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles.

    In short, Hahn is a “traitor to her class.” (For the youngsters, that is an accusation that was leveled at FDR.)

    Dave

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    • Replies: @Tex
    Last week I heard a masked communist call an Asian dude a "race traitor" to his face because he was protesting the commies.
    , @AndrewR
    Heaven forbid wealthy Californians hire Americans to do those jobs... Dios nos libre...
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  8. American terminology is confusing.
    What constitutes a Patriot Group?
    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?
    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?
    Are those unpatriotic?
    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?
    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?

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    • Replies: @Dave Shanken
    I agree. I am an American and have been following American politics for many decades. American ideological terminology is beyond confusing; it's incomprehensible to me.
    , @Seamus Padraig

    What constitutes a Patriot Group?
     
    They are armed groups that are politically active. Also known as 'militias'.

    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?
     
    Both.

    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?
     
    Most would indeed be categorized as 'conspiracy theorists' by the pro-establishment types.

    Are those unpatriotic?
     
    Not sure what you're referring to here.

    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?
     
    No. In SPLC-land, anyone to the right of Abby Hoffmann is a 'fascist' or a 'hatemonger'.

    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?
     
    The latter, I presume. I have never seen an SPLC report on the antifa thugs, for example, even though there are far more of them now than there are Klan groups.
    , @The Only Catholic Unionist
    It can be confusing because people use the term in different ways. I will refer to your questions by their order from top to bottom ("What constitutes...?" is 1, u.s.W)

    1) Most groups that refer to themselves as "patriot" in one way or another are groups that want to be closer to America as founded.

    2) I would say that most patriot groups care more about the country, believing that to move substantially away from the American way, as it's been traditionally understood, is to essentially destroy America, as much as it might still exist under the same name as an empty husk of what it was.

    3) In a very real way, those who would destroy America are the conspiratorial ones. They could not do what they want to do if they stated their goals openly, and so resort to subterfuge and tricks.

    4) I'm not sure what "those" refers to...

    5 (and also 6, if I understand the question) NO. To the SPLC, anyone who believes in things like assimilation, free association, an individual right to self-defense, limited government, government by the people and not by elites, that all of human history shows marriage is between one man and one woman, etc., are "extremist right-wing".

    Basically, imagine if the press in your country gave complete credence and credibility to someone who wanted to call the SVP neo-Nazis.

    (I'm assuming you are Swiss.)
    , @RobRich
    "American terminology is confusing."

    Americans are masters of polite euphemism and social cross-dressing combined with manly understatement that make the Japanese look like blunt oafs and European diplomats like the mentally retarded (which in the US is 'exceptional student.')

    In the US the far-left is really the far-right, the far-right is the far-left, the center is the Libertarians (actually, that's true worldwide) who're denounced as the other extreme by the extremes and the purported center is really the Stalinists and Hitlerites who call themselves Liberals, unless they're actually a Liberal who is a small-l libertarian. The progressive anti-racists are the racists, just not your race, sorry ('which means 'buzz off'). The conservative racialists are just trying to keep some idiot off their lawn.

    'Bless your heart' means 'Poison yourself and die' and 'wonderful, terrific' means 'don't ever call me again selling this junk.' 'Not bad' means 'excellent' and 'I don't know about the subject' means 'You clearly are an ignoramus, but talk away.'

    Except when they don't.
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  9. Oddly enough, absence (of immigrants) makes the heart grow fonder.

    If only all the California’s would get this woke.

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  10. I’ve been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus). You could say the same thing BTW about the Intercept.

    Breitbart has time as an ally.

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    • Replies: @Anonym
    Writers peak late relative to other endeavors.
    , @Anonymous
    Or one could say that this is not a problem at all and call it wisdom.
    Of course, not everyone becomes wise with age. In our society, it seems that most don't. But in a functioning society, pretty much everyone would recognize that the wisest tended to be older.
    , @Mr. Anon

    I’ve been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus).
     
    It doesn't matter how young you might be. You still have nothing of value to say.
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  11. “It’s weird because she was always very nice and it’s disappointing when seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent.”

    Ain’t that the truth sister. Always disappointing. Always. So sad.

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  12. “a detestable novel”

    What is detestable about it? Lots of novels describe terrible events, real or imaginary, this does not make them “detestable”. But one single novel discusses the evils of immigration, and it becomes a “detestable” work, forbidden to mention, much less to read or review.

    Lie down and die, White European Man. Nothing else will satisfy your current masters.

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    • Replies: @Paco Wové
    "What is detestable about it?"

    Well, its descriptions of third-worlders are pretty racist, almost comically so. I get the feeling that M. Raspail's gorge rises at the very thought of being in the same room as one of those filthy, dusky, depraved sub-humans.

    Which is unfortunate in that it permits the dishonest reviewer to to point to those bits of the novel and trumpet how awful they are, while ignoring the strikingly prophetic bits. And also the accurate and incisive portraits of the varieties of European cuckoldry.
    , @RobRich
    “a detestable novel”

    I agree. It's like people who attack Ayn Rand or the recent push on campus to NOT read 'evil dead white men' (i.e. Classics). When you see over-the-top but non-informative (and often reverse-of-the-truth ) likely over-the-top characterizations of the book, you know the book is doing something the Establishment dislikes.

    You can say a novel is well-planned but you disagree, fine. But when someone says the ideas are evil and, oh, also the writing is detestable and the cover a mess and the author has a gimp leg, they're trying to hide the book from you. Especially when they attack and smear anyone who even mentions the book.

    A couple of books a lot of people ahead of the curve were reading in those days was besides 'Camp' books like 'Vandenberg' by Oscar Lange.
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  13. Interestingly, this rambling piece from The Intercept never mentions the fact that Julia Hahn is Jewish. So maybe, instead of being a dangerous Neo-Nazi, Hahn is actually a patriotic American Jew, who doesn’t fear and loathe white Christians. Here’s an unintentionally hilarious post from The Forward expressing shock that a Jewish girl would work for Donald Trump and Steve Banon:

    http://forward.com/sisterhood/362397/whats-a-nice-jewish-girl-like-julia-hahn-doing-in-steve-bannons-white-house/

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  14. They prattle on about “infamous” graduates of Harvard-Westlake.

    How could they fail to mention the intrepid Heather McDonald?

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    I suspect that Harvard-Westlake's Charlie Munger, who was on the Board of Trustee or whatever it's called, has had a heretical thought or two out of all the zillions of thoughts he's had over the years.
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  15. Far-right = Militant advocacy for social hierarchy

    She doesn’t seem to fit that bill. The author’s being paranoid.

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    • Replies: @Opinionator
    Deceitful rather.
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  16. @syonredux
    Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America.....

    Hence, it's not surprising that some of us are "Woke" to what's coming.....

    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It’s not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.

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    • Replies: @Cagey Beast
    If sharia law rules the word "grok" to be haram then I might start to rethink my opposition to ISIS.
    , @SFG
    NYC is the designated immigrant entry point. It's the imperial city that looks out to the world, where the banks, embassies, and newspapers are--it's not *supposed* to be American. Back in the 50s it was Italian, Irish, and Jewish, and before that it was Irish and German. NYC being full of foreigners is normal--it's where you go when you get off the boat. Then your kids grow up there and want space so they move to the suburbs--but they've already learned to speak English and act American. Then their grandkids move further out--but now they've been here for two generations.

    LA, however, not so much, and you can see why Hahn, Miller, and Co. got upset. One of the first things that started me swinging toward immigration restriction was hearing about the huge plant full of illegals in Postville, Iowa. My reaction was, 'why send so many foreigners straight to Iowa? They're supposed to hang out in a big city and learn to be American first. This can't end well.'
    , @Chrisnonymous
    Maybe because of the relative types of housing and how they cause people to interact with the help.

    Living at the top of Trump tower, people all look like ants and the help is unseen, coming in to clean when the master is out.

    Living in a broad 2-3 story mansion, it's easy to see the brown people mowing and cleaning the pool, which they don't do, I assume, only when the master is out.
    , @Ed
    It would be visible to someone that grew up in Queens in the 50s & 60s though. During Trump coming of age, Queens was around 97% white. Now it's toutinely described as the most diverse place in the country. NJ was around 85% non-Hispanic white in the 1970 census. It'll be below 50% next census.
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  17. Not long after she was appointed to the White House at the age of just 25, one of her college friends reacted by writing on Facebook, “It’s weird because she was always very nice and it’s disappointing when seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent.” Another friend asked, “WTF happened???”

    It should be noted that Julia Hahn’s full name is Julia Aviva Hahn, and her boyfriend in college was latino.

    On the subject of Harvard Westlake, I know a person who works there (http://www.hw.com/about/Leadership), and he says the level of wealth there is astounding, lots of security measures too, if I recall correctly.

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    In my circle, it's considered normal to ascertain whether the person is 'Nazis/Nazi-adjacent' prior to committing to friendship.
    , @Opinionator
    It should be noted that Julia Hahn’s full name is Julia Aviva Hahn

    What is notable about her name?
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  18. Jean Raspail, the soon to be 92 year old author of The Camp of the Saints, is one of France’s most revered and respected novelists, on the Right certainly, but also on the literate Left. The Camp was published in 1973 and has, alas, proven to be strikingly prophetic. I recommend it, urgently, to all of Steve’s more serious readers.
    Maass is a crass ignoramus and should be laughed to scorn.
    Bully for Julia Hahn, and may Harvard-Westlake increasingly turn out people like her.

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    Yes, these new liberal inquisitors positively glory in their pious philistinism. There's no artist too brilliant that he can't be confidently dismissed for not anticipating the shibboleths of the current year, or anticipating them too accurately.
    , @Romanian
    Here is the book, for anyone who wants to read it. It's an English translation.

    http://www.jrbooksonline.com/pdfs/camp_of_the_saints.pdf
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  19. The above article quotes an attack on alt-right by ‘The Intercept’ which is run by the biggest alt-media fraud in the world, Glenn Greenwald, employee in turn of 3 billionaire families, Bill Gates, the Rothschilds & now Pierre Omidyar … Greenwald of course being the main pumper of what every government knows is a hoax -

    Edward Snowden, in fact a known CIA fraud run by intel agencies, as V Putin himself hints
    - there was little truly new in his ‘revelations’, much of it known years earlier
    - Snowden is partly fostering international black-mail, partly de-legitimising real dissidents who don’t have corp media promotion, partly against 9-11 truth (as is fellow hoaxer Assange)
    - the Snowden hoax may have helped identify & kill real dissidents duped into contacting Snowman’s media pumpers like Greenwald
    The intel agency report on the Snowden – Greenwald frauds:

    http://www.veteranstoday.com/2016/09/21/russia-govt-report-snowden-greenwald-are-cia-frauds/

    For those who would like an executive summary – Highlights of why Glenn Greenwald & Edward Snowden are frauds, are below

    After selling the Snowden hoax, CIA war criminal of Ukraine & billionaire Pierre Omidyar – who would never support a real major dissident – gave $50 million to Greenwald to do ‘The Intercept’ … where Greenwald produces very little except minor riffs on stuff everyone knows already … Imagine what Ron Unz could do with $50 million for ‘great brave journalism’

    Glenn Greenwald & Jimmy Wales of the CIA’s Wikipedia, both were p-rnography sellers before their current shticks, gay p-rn in Greenwald’s case … a business where the CIA recruits its shills

    Laughably, the official story is that Edward Snowden first ‘leaked’ to Dick Cheney’s friend & biographer at the Washington Post, anti-9-11-truth Bart Gellman … of course no real ‘dissident’ would ‘leak’ to Dick Cheney’s friend at a flagship CIA newspaper

    Snowden & ‘constitutional lawyer’ Greenwald & ‘not really living at Ecuador Embassy’ Julian Assange, not only all oppose 9/11 truth, but also, laughably refuse to discuss the USA Virginia federal judge court corruption about which they have specific files … the wide exposure of which would instantly make the extraditions of Snowden & Assange impossible … Ha!

    Glenn Greenwald and Eddie Snowden, even used the case of UK hacker Lauri Love to promote themselves, with Snowden tweeting about him, but then hid the USA judge bribery info that would have saved Lauri Love (or Edward Snowden or Julian Assange if they were real) or anyone else, from being extradited to USA … a UK court filing on this is posted on PasteBin
    ‘Hacker Lauri Love sold out to USA by lawyers, Greenwald, Assange, Snowden’

    http://pastebin.com/AdwKwPYC

    Snowden & Assange have likely helped identify, silence, maybe even murder real dissidents, who were duped into contacting NY Times / UK Guardian / Greenwald / Wikileaks
    Also:
    - Julian Assange has had Rothschild lawyers & Snowden & family CIA-tied lawyers, Plato Cacheris, Bruce Fein, who never represent real dissidents
    - Snowden’s revelations were not ‘new’, just more details on what was fairly fully on ‘conspiracy’ websites from 5+ previous NSA whistle-blowers & even in a 2008 book
    - Snowden & Assange were both creations pumped by CIA newspapers New York Times & UK Guardian, global kings of Fake News & continual CIA propaganda … both papers named in criminal charge complaints in Europe for libelling real dissidents from the USA
    More via link above

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  20. WHERE DO AMERICA’S far-right leaders come from? Hahn and Marlow, who grew up 5 miles apart, are clues to an intriguing fact of political epidemiology. A surprising number of alt-right leaders come from a single wealthy liberal enclave: the west side of Los Angeles.

    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist’s spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

    Nietzsche was a son of the manse; his father and both grandfathers were Lutheran ministers. As an adult, he gained fame (or infamy) as the man who said “God is dead.”

    Aleister Crowley was brought up in a strict Plymouth Brethren household. He became “the Great Beast,” England’s most notorious diabolist.

    On the other hand, Malcolm Muggeridge grew up in a secular Labour household; his father was a founding member of the Fabian Society, and a Labour MP. As a young man Muggeridge was attracted to Communism, but he was disillusioned by what he saw in the Soviet Union, and ended up a strong anti-communist, a Tory, and a Christian apologist.

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left; now he is a prominent critic of the left, his appearances on college campuses frequently triggering riots.

    Some fraction of persons raised in an atmosphere of stifling religious or ideological conformity will inevitably reject it and in the process embrace strongly opposed views.

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    He compares conservatives to Muslims who are just impressionables who fall under the spell of some charismatic leader -- it's beyond goofy.

    Basically, they've looked at the world and come to different conclusions than you. Nothing more sinister than that.

    For that matter if I were a Muslim, I probably wouldn't need a crazy cleric or a Saudi sponsored madras to understand that America and Israeli are my enemies. You simply look up and take note of who is dropping the bombs and invading muslim territories. Pretty simple, no need to reach for any big pop psychology explanations.
    , @Massimo Heitor

    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist’s spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

     

    Of course.

    Michael Anton, the intellectual who wrote the famous Flight 93 election essay and is now a top official on the National Security Council under the Trump administration, went to undergraduate at Berkeley and UC Davis. Berkeley is known for its far left culture. Clearly, he was a reaction to that.
    , @mukat

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left
     
    Let's take Horowitz's autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can't just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.
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  21. Speaking of Harvard-Westlake, the production of the new Billionaire Boys Club film, starting Ansel Elgort as Joe Hunt and Kevin Spacey as Ron Levin, appears troubled. Reshoots delayed its planned 2016 release and twitter fans are getting itchy that no trailer has been posted yet.

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  22. I always find it interesting that people automatically assume that California must be uniformly liberal. Didn’t California produce Reagan and Nixon? Didn’t California vote solidly Republican in the post-WWII era? Wasn’t Orange County previously considered a bastion of conservatism?

    It seems a lot of the fiercest brawls (between pro-Trump and anti-Trump forces) have happened in California (especially Southern California) – Huntington Beach, Anaheim, San Diego, Berkeley.

    Here’s an article on how California is full of pro-Trump intellectuals (such as Steve Sailer, Ron Unz, Mickey Kaus, Claremont, etc).

    https://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/10/06/how-the-golden-state-became-the-intellectual-capital-of-trumps-gop/

    Who are the Golden State thinkers who have helped build a sophisticated case for the proudly unsophisticated presidential candidate? In the northern half of the state, there’s Victor Davis Hanson, the celebrated Hoover Institution classicist who has favorably described Trump as a “D-11 bulldozer blade” against a bankrupt Acela establishment, and Ron Unz, an idiosyncratic Bay Area political activist and entrepreneur who publishes the Unz Review, a Trump-friendly, highbrow online journal with a devoted following.

    Curtis Yarvin, the software developer and founding blogger of “neoreactionary” thought—an anti-democratic ideology popular among a slice of Silicon Valley engineers—also lives in the Bay Area. Though Yarvin’s writings are more philosophical than political and he has never explicitly given Trump his stamp of approval, he is widely cited on the pro-Trump alt-right. In particular, he has been associated with Peter Thiel, the billionaire San Francisco author, entrepreneur, and lapsed libertarian granted a prime-time speaking slot at the GOP convention in Cleveland.

    Venturing hundreds of miles down the Pacific Coast, past the Monterey Bay and across the San Gabriel Mountains, there’s Steve Sailer, a controversial, widely read right-wing blogger based in Los Angeles known for pioneering the concept of “human biodiversity”—another pillar of the alt-right—and Mickey Kaus, the former New Republic writer and author-turned-anti-immigration wonk who started boosting the eventual nominee on his data-heavy blog early in the primaries.

    Finally, the Claremont Institute—a conservative think tank also headquartered in Los Angeles County—brings the most brainpower and organizational heft to the pro-Trump intellectual project. “Publius Decius Mus,” a pseudonymous writer for the Claremont Review of Books, made waves last month with a scorched-earth screed (“The Flight 93 Election”) in defense of the candidate and against the alleged impotence of New York-Washington conservative thought leaders in the face of the country’s relentless leftward march. The California publication followed up on this lengthy treatise with another piece, “After the Republic,” in which international relations scholar Angelo Codevilla pronounces the American democratic experiment dead and identifies the selection of a post-republican emperor as the sole remaining task for principled conservatives in 2016. A recently published list of pro-Trump intellectuals disproportionately consisted of signatories who were either Claremont scholars or alumni of Claremont Graduate University.

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    By the way, Southern California is now only 30% Non-Hispanic White. For those under the age of 30, the figure is 22%. If you subtract out "white" ethnic groups like Persians and Americans, that percentage drops even more. If you subtract out recent Eastern Euro migrants, the figure drops even more. Of the remaining White-Americans, a substantial number are Jewish.

    So White-American gentiles likely are under 20% of the population of SoCal. For residents under the age of 30, likely only 10%. Truly amazing.

    SoCal is usually thought of as being the best place in America to live. It's got beaches, amazing weather, nightlife, beautiful suburbs, large cities, etc. What a tragedy that Americans can't even live on the best real estate in America.

    Americans have basically been ethnically cleansed from the best real estate in their own country. A country their fathers/grandfathers fought for in WWII......... Go fight in WWII and when you come back home, give your prime living areas over to foreigners.

    It's not just SoCal. Whites are around 30% (20% for white gentiles) in NYC and South Florida too.

    Of the three best areas in America (SoCal, SoFl, NYC), whites are finished in all of them.

    What a country.

    , @DWB
    Yes - California was once a reliable Republican state. While Reagan is actually a transplant (from Illinois, I believe, not unlike the Iowan Herbert Hoover), Nixon actually was from California (Yorba Linda, then way out in the boonies south and east of Los Angeles).

    The state was (and to a degree, still is) a place where people with an independent streak who hail from back east go to escape. This ID-driven thinking still predominates in the rural areas of California (read anything by Victor Davis Hanson).

    Of course, increasingly, the huge coastal cities here increasingly have this hive mentality, so rather than independent, "leave me alone" folks with a libertarian streak, what San Francisco and Los Angeles are attracting is people who have consumed the multi-culti Kool Aid in gulps that would choke a horse.

    Add to that, as Steve has quoted Brecht, California has "appointed a new people."

    In 1994 (the year that often is touted as the turning point where the Democrats began their march to being a one-party ruling organ), the electorate in California was more than 80% white. Today, it is less than 50%.

    The consequences are obvious.
    , @Bill Jones
    I hope someone is preparing a vigorous defense against the "Highbrow" slur.
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  23. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn’t think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It’s obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I’m wondering where the money for it is coming from and who’s behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that’s a waste of cash.

    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.

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    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.

    That was the ideal when White, Christian gentlemen with a sense of fair play were the ones who set set the tone.
    , @JohnnyWalker123
    My guess is that The Regime feels its grip weakening and fears a large-scale revolt. So it's trying to persecute dissenters to prevent any rebellion from gaining critical mass.

    Once enough people say that The Regime is illegitimate, there is a real danger of our rulers being overthrown, jailed, and possibly executed.

    Remember what happened in Eastern Europe in the late 80s and early 90s? That could easily happen here too. Our rulers are working hard to prevent that.

    The purpose of the NSA surveillance state isn't to spy on terrorists. That's just nonsense. The purpose is to spy on Americans. The NSA spying allows our rulers to gather blackmail material on regime heretics, as well as arrest any radicals that attempt to bring down the government.
    , @CJ

    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.
     
    There was a thread last year discussing sayings you never hear any more. They included your two examples and others like "It's a free country", "There oughta be a law", and "It takes all kinds to make a world". They're either obsolete or out of fashion.
    , @Daniel Chieh
    The most successful witch hunters go on to fame and fortune, so its in their interests to strike down heretics and find devils in the works.
    , @Anonym
    Searchlight magazine, the ADL and SPLC have been doing the witchhunt thing for a while now. It doesn’t scale so well.
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  24. @JohnnyWalker123
    I always find it interesting that people automatically assume that California must be uniformly liberal. Didn't California produce Reagan and Nixon? Didn't California vote solidly Republican in the post-WWII era? Wasn't Orange County previously considered a bastion of conservatism?

    It seems a lot of the fiercest brawls (between pro-Trump and anti-Trump forces) have happened in California (especially Southern California) - Huntington Beach, Anaheim, San Diego, Berkeley.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97UxSGxw8Go

    Here's an article on how California is full of pro-Trump intellectuals (such as Steve Sailer, Ron Unz, Mickey Kaus, Claremont, etc).

    https://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/10/06/how-the-golden-state-became-the-intellectual-capital-of-trumps-gop/

    Who are the Golden State thinkers who have helped build a sophisticated case for the proudly unsophisticated presidential candidate? In the northern half of the state, there’s Victor Davis Hanson, the celebrated Hoover Institution classicist who has favorably described Trump as a “D-11 bulldozer blade” against a bankrupt Acela establishment, and Ron Unz, an idiosyncratic Bay Area political activist and entrepreneur who publishes the Unz Review, a Trump-friendly, highbrow online journal with a devoted following.

    Curtis Yarvin, the software developer and founding blogger of “neoreactionary” thought—an anti-democratic ideology popular among a slice of Silicon Valley engineers—also lives in the Bay Area. Though Yarvin’s writings are more philosophical than political and he has never explicitly given Trump his stamp of approval, he is widely cited on the pro-Trump alt-right. In particular, he has been associated with Peter Thiel, the billionaire San Francisco author, entrepreneur, and lapsed libertarian granted a prime-time speaking slot at the GOP convention in Cleveland.

    Venturing hundreds of miles down the Pacific Coast, past the Monterey Bay and across the San Gabriel Mountains, there’s Steve Sailer, a controversial, widely read right-wing blogger based in Los Angeles known for pioneering the concept of “human biodiversity”—another pillar of the alt-right—and Mickey Kaus, the former New Republic writer and author-turned-anti-immigration wonk who started boosting the eventual nominee on his data-heavy blog early in the primaries.

    Finally, the Claremont Institute—a conservative think tank also headquartered in Los Angeles County—brings the most brainpower and organizational heft to the pro-Trump intellectual project. “Publius Decius Mus,” a pseudonymous writer for the Claremont Review of Books, made waves last month with a scorched-earth screed (“The Flight 93 Election”) in defense of the candidate and against the alleged impotence of New York-Washington conservative thought leaders in the face of the country’s relentless leftward march. The California publication followed up on this lengthy treatise with another piece, “After the Republic,” in which international relations scholar Angelo Codevilla pronounces the American democratic experiment dead and identifies the selection of a post-republican emperor as the sole remaining task for principled conservatives in 2016. A recently published list of pro-Trump intellectuals disproportionately consisted of signatories who were either Claremont scholars or alumni of Claremont Graduate University.
     

    By the way, Southern California is now only 30% Non-Hispanic White. For those under the age of 30, the figure is 22%. If you subtract out “white” ethnic groups like Persians and Americans, that percentage drops even more. If you subtract out recent Eastern Euro migrants, the figure drops even more. Of the remaining White-Americans, a substantial number are Jewish.

    So White-American gentiles likely are under 20% of the population of SoCal. For residents under the age of 30, likely only 10%. Truly amazing.

    SoCal is usually thought of as being the best place in America to live. It’s got beaches, amazing weather, nightlife, beautiful suburbs, large cities, etc. What a tragedy that Americans can’t even live on the best real estate in America.

    Americans have basically been ethnically cleansed from the best real estate in their own country. A country their fathers/grandfathers fought for in WWII……… Go fight in WWII and when you come back home, give your prime living areas over to foreigners.

    It’s not just SoCal. Whites are around 30% (20% for white gentiles) in NYC and South Florida too.

    Of the three best areas in America (SoCal, SoFl, NYC), whites are finished in all of them.

    What a country.

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    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    , @Ajta
    I am a white American and you would have to physically enforce my long term stay in any of the places you mentioned. The company, cost of living, and traffic are generally infernal.
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  25. This totally ignores the relatively mainstream treatment of Jean Raspail and CoTS in France. It’s certainly not seen as Mein Kampf. It also ignores the entire premise and it’s actual manifestation in modern times. Raspail is still alive too, maybe quote what he thinks about all this? Bright side, even their crazed description of CoTS sounds better than most modern fiction, they just red pilled a bunch of people.

    A massive demographic replacement unprecedented outside war and genocide is happening and it’s happening without the consent of the people in France or the rest of Europe. It’s entirely the result of complex decisions by their ostensibly representative democratic governments.

    WHY?!

    But all the Intercept can think about is ‘brown immigrants’ and to point and sputter.

    I do love the prudishness, did the authors not read French post-war literature?

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    This.

    Also, you can actually buy what the Intercept likens to "My Kaampf" from amazon fr, no problemo:

    https://www.amazon.fr/Camp-Saints-pr%C3%A9c%C3%A9d%C3%A9-Big-Other/dp/2221123964/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1494260177&sr=8-1&keywords=le+camp+des+saints

    Maybe Greenwald should actually start to get good writers?
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  26. @Dave Pinsen
    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It's not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.

    If sharia law rules the word “grok” to be haram then I might start to rethink my opposition to ISIS.

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  27. What author Peter Maass wants is for Harvard-Westlake to set up a precrime recognition computer to keep out students who will turn into right wing thought criminals and deplorables. The disgusting author gets to name drop that he attended Harvard-Westlake.
    The McCarthyite left in action. Despising diversity of opinion since Stalin and Lenin.

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  28. @anony-mouse
    I've been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus). You could say the same thing BTW about the Intercept.

    Breitbart has time as an ally.

    Writers peak late relative to other endeavors.

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  29. “… he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India. The French novel is called “The Camp of the Saints” … “

    Detestable?! Come on, no matter what you think of Raspail’s political statement in it, it was one hell of a good book. I could barely put it down, but I had to do stuff. The translator (sorry, the name escapes me now) did a bang up job, as this was no action novel, and he had to convey people’s opinions and moods and such.

    OK, sorry, let me read the rest of your post, Steve.

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    “… he had praised a detestable novel..."

    He should have said deplorable.
    , @guest
    It's detestability isn't in the book's readability or literary quality. It's in the message, which runs against the Narrative. At least for this guy, who probably didn't read it anyway.
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  30. I think the University of Chicago needs to be interrogated as well. Didn’t Richard Spencer go there too?

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  31. Noblesse oblige is also enlightened self-interest. Should white society eventually figure out what has been done to it and start putting people up against the wall, it will be better to be the who than the whom, even if the current who and whoms are different.

    There is also the knowledge that your grandchildren will likely regress to the mean, so it is best to consider what sort of world they will inherit. A stitch in time saves nine.

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  32. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    Wait… if Maass’ argument is that the West should be demographically conquered by the Third World, is he arguing that past colonization was justified?

    Wasn’t the whole anti-imperialist movement about repelling European colonizers?

    OK, so Europeans came home. They are on their own homeland.
    So, why should they be colonized by the rest of the world?

    Isn’t this reverse-imperialism?

    If Maass’ argument is the West must not oppose this massive invasion, what is he saying for other nations around the world? They should also surrender to globo-open-borders demographic invasion? If Maass believes Europe should be invaded by foreign invaders, he must believe the same should apply for ALL nations.

    Maass’s ugly, vile, odious, hideous, and noxious globalist-imperialist bias say that nations have no right to preserve their people, culture, and heritage. All nations must surrender to globalist mass invasions of US military, finance, and Third World mobs.
    They must become Palestinianized. What did massive Zionist influx do to Palestine? It led to creation of Israel. Palestinians are still living under Occupation. If the current massive invasion of Europe continues, EU will become an extension of Africa and Arabia.
    Look what massive invasion did to California. It used to be a white state with lots of space and opportunities. Now, except for Hollywood and Silicon Valley, much of California might as well be Parts of Mexico and other Third World nations. This is what happened to the once-native majority of California thanks to mass invasion. So, this is what Europe should look forward to by welcoming massive invasion from Africa and Middle East? Why would Maass want this? Isn’t he white? Shouldn’t he defend white lands? I guess he’s too much of a virtue-vanity-preening ideological narcissist who inhales PC like an addict sniffs glue. He loves to feel ‘morally superior’ by virtue-signaling as a “caring compassionate and progressive white guy who rejects ‘racism’.” But, if ‘racism’ means a people defending ethnos and territory in their own homeland, what is wrong with ‘racism’? I mean, were the Vietnamese wrong to wage war on French, Americans, and Chinese for invading or occupying Vietnam? Are Palestinians in West Bank wrong to oppose continued incursions-invasions by Zionist colonizers?

    Also, PC has a perverse concept of Tolerance. Since every nation has some minorities, I would argue that it’s good to be tolerant of existing minorities. But PC demands more. It says the existing majority should adopt demographic policies that will turn them into a minority in their own ancestral and historical homeland!!! Like what happened to Palestinians and native Hawaiians. Crazy!

    Given what demographic imperialism does to a people, why would Maass support the invasion of the West?

    Non-white aggression against whites in the Age of Fanon and Sartre made sense. European invaders still held parts of Asia, Africa, and Near East. So, non-white aggression was necessary in order for non-whites(such as Kenyans, Vietnamese, Algerians, Zimbabweans, etc) to reclaim their homelands from white invaders and colonizers.
    And they won, and whites went home. Algerians, for example, expelled the French.

    Now that white Europeans are in their own homelands, what is the problem? If it was wrong for non-white regions to have been invaded by whites, why is it good for white nations to be invaded by non-whites?

    It’s like Russians, French, Poles, and others had every right to repel the German invaders in WWII. But once the Germans were out of their nations and defeated, there was no reason for them to deny the right of Germany to exist. Let Germans be German in Germany. As long as Germans are minding their own business in Germany, what right do other peoples to invade and occupy Germany?

    It’s like Japanese once colonized huge areas of Asia. Asians kicked them out with help of US and USSR. It was justified to attack and repel Japanese imperialists. But once Japanese are back in their homelands, there is no justification for other peoples to invade and take over Japan. Let Japan be Japan, and let Japanese have the right to make sure that their territory, heritage, and identity are preserved in Japan. After all, Japan is not the world. It is just one nation among many in the world. Globalism’s open borders imperialism threatens to turn every nation into a total mess like Brazil or Venezuela.

    INTERCEPT has done some good work in exposing abuses of the US government and empire. But all said and done, it is just another globalist-imperialist mouthpiece. Instead of supporting national sovereignty as the bulwark against Globalist-imperialism, it actually serves the Sorosian globalist project of smashing all national barriers so that the entire world will be exposed to US military domination, Wall Street takeover, and third world mobs who come for one thing only: free stuff and sex with white women.

    American nationalism is good. It means America minding its own business than playing sheriff of the world. US in globalist mode since the end of Cold War has led to horrors in Russia, Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and EU. US aided in the financial rape of Russia. Its intervention in Muslim world led to blowback and more invasions, and that led to massive influx of Muslims and Africans into Europe.

    Now, we have morons like Macron saying, “There is no French culture. There is just diverse cultures in France.” He sounds like some American moron in community college brainwashed by PC and Hollywood. So, this is what PC does to a culture and heritage as great as that of France. It turns everything into PC, rap, Hollywood, and celebration of homos.

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    On the left there is something called a "popular front" - an alliance of leftist political groups.

    In Europe at least they should form a pan European anti immigration party....

    If Le Pen, etc cant win elections then at least they can survive within the euro framework and keep out as many third worlders as possible
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  33. Maybe Richard Spencer and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi read The Triple Package, and were inspired by it?:
    By definition, superiority is “a deeply internalized belief in your group’s specialness, exceptionality, or superiority.”
    [...]
    Engineers of Jihad:
    The Curious Connection between Violent Extremism and Education

    Diego Gambetta & Steffen Hertog

    http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10656.html

    they find that a disproportionate share of Islamist radicals come from an engineering background, and that Islamist and right-wing extremism have more in common than either does with left-wing extremism, in which engineers are absent while social scientists and humanities students are prominent.

    http://www.unz.com/gnxp/our-magnificent-bastard-race/#comment-1538198

    Mr. Hart, in my opinion, correctly observed the Protestant nature of the Alt Right in his April 2016 article titled: Neocons Want To Destroy Alt Right, Bring Back Buckley-Style Excommunications. Too Bad. http://www.vdare.com/articles/neocons-want-to-destroy-alt-right-bring-back-buckley-style-excommunications-too-bad

    Significantly, if one wanted to make an analogy, much more relevant to American history, of a once-infallible religious leader facing threats from multiple schools of thought using a new technology to spread their message, Martin Luther, not Mohammed comes to mind.

    http://www.unz.com/article/what-can-msmclinton-say-about-alt-right-that-theyve-not-already-said-about-trumpgop/#comment-1561897

    Thinking too highly of higher ed
    By Peter Thiel November 21, 2014

    Learning from dropouts doesn’t require closing colleges but rather questioning them carefully. Higher education holds itself out as a kind of universal church, outside of which there is no salvation. Critics are cast as heretics or schismatics endangering the flock. But our greatest danger comes from the herd instinct that drives us to competition and crowds out difference.

    A Reformation is coming, and its message will be the same as it was 500 years ago: Don’t outsource your future to a big institution. You need to figure it out for yourself.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/peter-thiel-thinking-too-highly-of-higher-ed/2014/11/21/f6758fba-70d4-11e4-893f-86bd390a3340_story.html?utm_term=.b4eb7c1e501e

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  34. Middle aged witchhunter Peter Maass’s obsession with obscure 25-year-old staffer Julia Hahn can be better understood by knowing that Ms. Hahn is, by political standards, a hottie.

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  35. “More infamous than famous?” This pencil-necked stalker can’t even write. For the record I’m in favor of bombing west L.A.

    Also I take it this isn’t the same Maass who wrote about NYC mobsters…?

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    The other guy is Maas with one S. He was a pretty good writer, I do enjoy a good mobster saga.
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  36. @JohnnyWalker123
    By the way, Southern California is now only 30% Non-Hispanic White. For those under the age of 30, the figure is 22%. If you subtract out "white" ethnic groups like Persians and Americans, that percentage drops even more. If you subtract out recent Eastern Euro migrants, the figure drops even more. Of the remaining White-Americans, a substantial number are Jewish.

    So White-American gentiles likely are under 20% of the population of SoCal. For residents under the age of 30, likely only 10%. Truly amazing.

    SoCal is usually thought of as being the best place in America to live. It's got beaches, amazing weather, nightlife, beautiful suburbs, large cities, etc. What a tragedy that Americans can't even live on the best real estate in America.

    Americans have basically been ethnically cleansed from the best real estate in their own country. A country their fathers/grandfathers fought for in WWII......... Go fight in WWII and when you come back home, give your prime living areas over to foreigners.

    It's not just SoCal. Whites are around 30% (20% for white gentiles) in NYC and South Florida too.

    Of the three best areas in America (SoCal, SoFl, NYC), whites are finished in all of them.

    What a country.

    It’s interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places – SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it’s mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There’s hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it’s difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that’s nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There’s a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they’re lucky because the suburbs are “quiet” (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they’re lucky because the housing is so “cheap” (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they’re told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It’s not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

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    No, the whites are not fools, Johnny. You yourself know the reason for the situation. The safety aspect is primary over all the disadvantages that you mentioned about being in the burbs. That is, for parents and for old people, it's not worth the risk to live very close to the thugs.

    That's why you WILL find plenty of young adults living in, or wanting to live in, the inner city. The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    This site is all about this sort of thing. I do get your point that it's a shame, though. Someone much cleverer than me came up with "That's why we can't have nice things!" Go back 60 years and we still could - Detroit was "the Paris of the West", and that was not some joke. Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its "Paris of the West" nickname, but that'd be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.
    , @jjbees
    We call these people CUCKSERVATIVES.

    Always fleeing! Sickening!
    , @SFG
    Steve's said as much.

    It is a really good point, though. Certainly any intellectual conservative should appreciate the Met, the opera, the NYPL, the old classical-style architecture, and so on.

    For what it's worth, both Rush Limbaugh and William F. Buckley did live in NYC, though in an earlier era when politics was less virulent. Trump is from there. 8 million people means even with 10% conservatives you have 800,000 conservatives, which is probably more numerically than any other city. (It would be interesting to see at what point the number of conservatives maxes out if that's not the case, since smaller cities are more conservative.)

    The thing is that conservatism's always had a strong rural bias here, probably because of the lack of throne and altar as sources of conservatism (we have plenty of churches but no state church, which is probably for the best).
    , @27 year old
    You have a point with regard to Whites being forced out of economic opportunities, but other than that, I don't agree. What's so great about the big cities? Provo seems way nicer than Miami.
    , @Dave Pinsen
    Steve's made the same point, about how African Americans in the future may be amazed to learn their ancestors lived in such desirable places.
    , @Chrisnonymous
    Suburban and rural life used to be leavened by cultural activities whose decline is recorded in, e.g., Bowling Alone. These were always dependent on urban centers for their vitality even though people in the outskirts benefitted. The suburban band organizer is trying to re-create his urban music milieu. I'm sure the death of urban interest in Boy Scouts, churches, SAR/DAR, community orchestras, etc has contributed to the lack of things to do in the hinterlands.
    , @newrouter
    "There’s hardly anything going on"

    Just useful work rather than wealth redistribution by gov't fiat.
    , @black sea

    Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there.
     
    I guess tastes differ. You've drawn up a list of places where -- more or less -- I would like to live, and in the cases of Montana and Wyoming, have lived, albeit for relatively short periods. (Good work was hard to find).

    And I do wonder if you've ever been to Boise, or some of the other areas you've apparently written off as rural dumps.

    Boise vs. South Florida? For me, it isn't even a decision.
    , @Percy Gryce
    I believe I've made the point before that there is enough material for a dozen social-science dissertations (by brave grad students) on the ethnic cleansing of white Americans from those areas.
    , @Captain Tripps
    Johnny,
    I'm curious as to where you live. Your post sounds like you don't get out much beyond the big city you live in.

    Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff.
     
    All those things exist in medium/small cities and large/medium towns across the U.S. Only a highly biased view would consider only big-city culture worthy of the name. Gettysburg, a town of 7,620, has some amazing museums (Ike's retirement home is one of them), a National Military Park (actually THE National Military Park, for all intents and purposes; over 1 million visitors annually, as of 2010), great places to dine (a range of great cuisine from highly upscale dining to the Appalachian Brewing Company microbrewery. There is always something going on; sure, its oriented around the most famous battle in American history, but it is in the middle of rural Pennsylvania. Something is drawing a lot of people there on an annual basis, and, sure, the historical battle is the biggest reason. But I bet there are a lot of repeat visitors, both American and foreign, because of all the great things to see, do, and dine.

    http://www.destinationgettysburg.com/index.asp

    There are any number of places across the United States like this. You need to open your mind up to the possibilities. Yes, I've visited and lived in plenty of big cities in my life; they are fine as far as it goes. But you neglect to account for the bad side of the ledger about big-city life; cities are very crowded; most of them (particularly outside of the developed countries) are filthy and sources of mass disease outbreaks, as they have been all throughout human history; we've only had mass sanitation in the cities for the last 130 years or so; New York and Boston in 1870 were full of trash and animal waste in the muddy streets, and likely smelled as bad as, say Calcutta does today. Florida was a hot, humid backwater swamp that nobody wanted to visit until air-conditioning became widespread after World War II. And for every nice museum, opera house, sports stadium, and restaurant row, there are two or three poverty rows, lots of dive bars, pornographic theaters, prostitution districts and etc. Make sure you account for the bad and just don't praise the good. Every kind of living experience contains both good points and bad points; the cities exist, and are extremely dependent on all the raw materials mined and processed, and food that is planted grown and harvested in the rural hinterlands. Cities are filled with people that have highly specialized skills; out in the 'burbs or the country, you need to be more of a jack of all trades. There is a reason that royal families and aristocrats always had country estates to travel to when the crappiness of the city just became too much to handle sometimes.
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  37. “There has been a lot of discussion about countering extremism and identifying extremists before they do something that harms themselves …”.

    It is touching to know that the commie scum are just here to help us.

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  38. She praised Camp of the Saints! Quelle horreur! Heretic! Burn the witch!

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  40. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    No, the whites are not fools, Johnny. You yourself know the reason for the situation. The safety aspect is primary over all the disadvantages that you mentioned about being in the burbs. That is, for parents and for old people, it’s not worth the risk to live very close to the thugs.

    That’s why you WILL find plenty of young adults living in, or wanting to live in, the inner city. The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    This site is all about this sort of thing. I do get your point that it’s a shame, though. Someone much cleverer than me came up with “That’s why we can’t have nice things!” Go back 60 years and we still could – Detroit was “the Paris of the West”, and that was not some joke. Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its “Paris of the West” nickname, but that’d be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.

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    The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    Interesting. Do you think that, in addition to any delusion that may exist, women in fact face a lesser threat of violence than the men?
    , @Bill Jones
    "Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its “Paris of the West” nickname, but that’d be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore."

    Clever line, well done.
    , @JohnnyWalker123
    NYC and Southern California are both pretty safe. South Florida has crime issues, but is flyover country really insulated from the thugs? Is it insulated from drugs?


    That’s why you WILL find plenty of young adults living in, or wanting to live in, the inner city. The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.
     
    Actually, large parts of our cities are pretty safe. While there is crime, a lot of is gang members shooting each other over turf or disrespect. Cities would be even safer if there weren't so many "Vibrant" people there. It's utterly insane that we put our housing projects in big cities.

    This site is all about this sort of thing. I do get your point that it’s a shame, though. Someone much cleverer than me came up with “That’s why we can’t have nice things!” Go back 60 years and we still could – Detroit was “the Paris of the West”, and that was not some joke. Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its “Paris of the West” nickname, but that’d be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.
     
    One reason why flyover country whites (in U.S., France, England, etc.) hate the big cities so much is that they've become foreign places. Places reserved for the affluent and foreigners. There used to be a time when a working-class man could move to LA and have the SoCal dream lifestyle. Not anymore.
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  41. @Anon
    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn't think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It's obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I'm wondering where the money for it is coming from and who's behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that's a waste of cash.

    The concepts of 'live and let live' and 'mind your own business,' have utterly died in American civil society.

    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.

    That was the ideal when White, Christian gentlemen with a sense of fair play were the ones who set set the tone.

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    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."
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  43. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    “…Ms. Hahn is Jewish and it’s quite possible she didn’t like the increasingly anti-Jewish tenor of Islamic terrorism in Europe.”

    Jewish behavior sometimes seems like group PTSD. Understandable, maybe, but still PTSD and often not making sense. At all costs young Jews must not deviate from the party line that America is about to Holocaust them, any hour now. Like a horse that can’t separate the past from the present and can’t go down a road where something bad happened.

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    There's definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen). It's a huge waste of resources and energy all around.
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  44. @Anon
    Wait... if Maass' argument is that the West should be demographically conquered by the Third World, is he arguing that past colonization was justified?

    Wasn't the whole anti-imperialist movement about repelling European colonizers?

    OK, so Europeans came home. They are on their own homeland.
    So, why should they be colonized by the rest of the world?

    Isn't this reverse-imperialism?

    If Maass' argument is the West must not oppose this massive invasion, what is he saying for other nations around the world? They should also surrender to globo-open-borders demographic invasion? If Maass believes Europe should be invaded by foreign invaders, he must believe the same should apply for ALL nations.

    Maass's ugly, vile, odious, hideous, and noxious globalist-imperialist bias say that nations have no right to preserve their people, culture, and heritage. All nations must surrender to globalist mass invasions of US military, finance, and Third World mobs.
    They must become Palestinianized. What did massive Zionist influx do to Palestine? It led to creation of Israel. Palestinians are still living under Occupation. If the current massive invasion of Europe continues, EU will become an extension of Africa and Arabia.
    Look what massive invasion did to California. It used to be a white state with lots of space and opportunities. Now, except for Hollywood and Silicon Valley, much of California might as well be Parts of Mexico and other Third World nations. This is what happened to the once-native majority of California thanks to mass invasion. So, this is what Europe should look forward to by welcoming massive invasion from Africa and Middle East? Why would Maass want this? Isn't he white? Shouldn't he defend white lands? I guess he's too much of a virtue-vanity-preening ideological narcissist who inhales PC like an addict sniffs glue. He loves to feel 'morally superior' by virtue-signaling as a "caring compassionate and progressive white guy who rejects 'racism'." But, if 'racism' means a people defending ethnos and territory in their own homeland, what is wrong with 'racism'? I mean, were the Vietnamese wrong to wage war on French, Americans, and Chinese for invading or occupying Vietnam? Are Palestinians in West Bank wrong to oppose continued incursions-invasions by Zionist colonizers?

    Also, PC has a perverse concept of Tolerance. Since every nation has some minorities, I would argue that it's good to be tolerant of existing minorities. But PC demands more. It says the existing majority should adopt demographic policies that will turn them into a minority in their own ancestral and historical homeland!!! Like what happened to Palestinians and native Hawaiians. Crazy!

    Given what demographic imperialism does to a people, why would Maass support the invasion of the West?

    Non-white aggression against whites in the Age of Fanon and Sartre made sense. European invaders still held parts of Asia, Africa, and Near East. So, non-white aggression was necessary in order for non-whites(such as Kenyans, Vietnamese, Algerians, Zimbabweans, etc) to reclaim their homelands from white invaders and colonizers.
    And they won, and whites went home. Algerians, for example, expelled the French.

    Now that white Europeans are in their own homelands, what is the problem? If it was wrong for non-white regions to have been invaded by whites, why is it good for white nations to be invaded by non-whites?

    It's like Russians, French, Poles, and others had every right to repel the German invaders in WWII. But once the Germans were out of their nations and defeated, there was no reason for them to deny the right of Germany to exist. Let Germans be German in Germany. As long as Germans are minding their own business in Germany, what right do other peoples to invade and occupy Germany?

    It's like Japanese once colonized huge areas of Asia. Asians kicked them out with help of US and USSR. It was justified to attack and repel Japanese imperialists. But once Japanese are back in their homelands, there is no justification for other peoples to invade and take over Japan. Let Japan be Japan, and let Japanese have the right to make sure that their territory, heritage, and identity are preserved in Japan. After all, Japan is not the world. It is just one nation among many in the world. Globalism's open borders imperialism threatens to turn every nation into a total mess like Brazil or Venezuela.

    INTERCEPT has done some good work in exposing abuses of the US government and empire. But all said and done, it is just another globalist-imperialist mouthpiece. Instead of supporting national sovereignty as the bulwark against Globalist-imperialism, it actually serves the Sorosian globalist project of smashing all national barriers so that the entire world will be exposed to US military domination, Wall Street takeover, and third world mobs who come for one thing only: free stuff and sex with white women.

    American nationalism is good. It means America minding its own business than playing sheriff of the world. US in globalist mode since the end of Cold War has led to horrors in Russia, Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and EU. US aided in the financial rape of Russia. Its intervention in Muslim world led to blowback and more invasions, and that led to massive influx of Muslims and Africans into Europe.

    Now, we have morons like Macron saying, "There is no French culture. There is just diverse cultures in France." He sounds like some American moron in community college brainwashed by PC and Hollywood. So, this is what PC does to a culture and heritage as great as that of France. It turns everything into PC, rap, Hollywood, and celebration of homos.

    On the left there is something called a “popular front” – an alliance of leftist political groups.

    In Europe at least they should form a pan European anti immigration party….

    If Le Pen, etc cant win elections then at least they can survive within the euro framework and keep out as many third worlders as possible

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    On the left there is something called a “popular front” – an alliance of leftist political groups.
     
    These "popular fronts" and "people's fronts" have been around since the time of the Romans*, mate. They're nothing but a bunch of splitters!

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WboggjN_G-4


    And, BTW, what have the Romans ever done for us (besides the aquaducts)?
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  45. Whiskey says: • Website

    The struggle in California to evict White Middle and Working class Americans in favor of a permanent serf class of Mexicans and Jihadi Muslims etc. to attack the remnants is over. Now the struggle turns to the elite. If Harvard-Westlake churns out a few Alt-Righters, the establishment ought to ask why? The answer is of course Machiavellian, in that the elites who turned Alt-Right saw opportunity slip away as ethnic nepotistic networks crowd out all those EVEN IN THE ELITE who don’t belong to the in-group ethnic network: Armenian or Mexican or Black or Muslim or Guatemalan or Chinese or Indian it does not matter. Just the exclusion.

    This process is going on in Hollywood, as BLM activists get fewer and fewer Whites in lead roles, along with writers and directors. Soon every movie will be somewhere between “Get Out” and “Django Unchained” … as it already is trending on TV. It is also in politics, where after the failure of the Clinton Restoration, its clear that no White candidates need apply post-Obama. Imagine President Oprah or Samuel L. Jackson or Jamie Foxx or Kamala Harris. And Teaching as Steve has chronicled. And business. Purge those nerds!

    There is a limited number of elite spots available, in order to move non-Whites in, Whites need to be pushed out. That creates permanent enemies, nothing makes a person want to throw over the chess table than being a loser at the game and permanently excluded. So I say yes, fire every Nice White Lady teacher, every White writer, executive, producer and actor in Hollywood, every White business exec and politician. Make it all Black, Brown, Diverse, with attitudes out of Bombay and Shanghai. A more pre-revolutionary setting could not be devised by man.

    If Bannon had been a huge success in Hollywood, would he hold his views today? Well Hollywood certainly showed HIM! [OT all the non-White ladies at work of whom there are many LOVE LOVE LOVE "Get Out" for obvious reasons.]

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    Great post, Whisk ... whaaaa?!? Yeah, Whiskey.
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  46. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    We call these people CUCKSERVATIVES.

    Always fleeing! Sickening!

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  47. SFG says:

    She’s not just a traitor to her class, though: (((Hahn))), (((Marlow))), (((Miller))), (((Breitbart))) (not genetically). All his examples have something in common. (Do you leave off the echoes for the good guys?)

    I suspect while lots of areas in the more miserable parts of the heartland produce nativists, west LA produces Jewish nativists with the connections to do things like form alternative media outfits.

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    Membership has its privileges. Being Jewish and having dangerous opinions can get you a lot father than dangerous opinions on their own. We can see it in France with Eric Zemmour and Alain Finkielkraut, in Canada with Ezra Levant and in the US with a list too long to name. It's kind of the modern equivalent of being a liberal or radical member of the gentry back in the 18th or 19th century.
    , @Frau Katze
    I find the triple bracket thing a bit stupid. Just say they're Jews, if it matters, which is not as likely as you think.

    The Jew factor in Western countries aside from the US is not very great. There just aren't very many of them.

    But we've gone down the crappy same road.

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.
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  48. @Anon
    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn't think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It's obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I'm wondering where the money for it is coming from and who's behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that's a waste of cash.

    The concepts of 'live and let live' and 'mind your own business,' have utterly died in American civil society.

    My guess is that The Regime feels its grip weakening and fears a large-scale revolt. So it’s trying to persecute dissenters to prevent any rebellion from gaining critical mass.

    Once enough people say that The Regime is illegitimate, there is a real danger of our rulers being overthrown, jailed, and possibly executed.

    Remember what happened in Eastern Europe in the late 80s and early 90s? That could easily happen here too. Our rulers are working hard to prevent that.

    The purpose of the NSA surveillance state isn’t to spy on terrorists. That’s just nonsense. The purpose is to spy on Americans. The NSA spying allows our rulers to gather blackmail material on regime heretics, as well as arrest any radicals that attempt to bring down the government.

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    We'll have to sink a lot lower. There was an actually interesting (not in the usual "you have got to be kidding me" sense) article in the NY Times on why Maduro has not been overthrown yet in Venezuela despite the fact that people are literally starving to death. One big reason is that the society is so ideologically polarized that people cannot imagine joining the other team.

    Contrast this with E. Europe where the leaders were imposed by the Soviets and after 40+ years of them, there was really no one left who still believed the ideology.
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  49. SFG says:
    @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    Steve’s said as much.

    It is a really good point, though. Certainly any intellectual conservative should appreciate the Met, the opera, the NYPL, the old classical-style architecture, and so on.

    For what it’s worth, both Rush Limbaugh and William F. Buckley did live in NYC, though in an earlier era when politics was less virulent. Trump is from there. 8 million people means even with 10% conservatives you have 800,000 conservatives, which is probably more numerically than any other city. (It would be interesting to see at what point the number of conservatives maxes out if that’s not the case, since smaller cities are more conservative.)

    The thing is that conservatism’s always had a strong rural bias here, probably because of the lack of throne and altar as sources of conservatism (we have plenty of churches but no state church, which is probably for the best).

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    The tragedy is that even desirable conservative places (like Orange County) are no longer affordable. So conservatives have decided (lied to themselves) that the OC isn't all that. Where they really want to live is.......... Dallas!
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  50. @SFG
    She's not just a traitor to her class, though: (((Hahn))), (((Marlow))), (((Miller))), (((Breitbart))) (not genetically). All his examples have something in common. (Do you leave off the echoes for the good guys?)

    I suspect while lots of areas in the more miserable parts of the heartland produce nativists, west LA produces Jewish nativists with the connections to do things like form alternative media outfits.

    Membership has its privileges. Being Jewish and having dangerous opinions can get you a lot father than dangerous opinions on their own. We can see it in France with Eric Zemmour and Alain Finkielkraut, in Canada with Ezra Levant and in the US with a list too long to name. It’s kind of the modern equivalent of being a liberal or radical member of the gentry back in the 18th or 19th century.

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  52. I think California makes clear you have to have an unbelievably high discount rate/lack of concern about the future in order to affirm the dominant ideology. You can do it for your own self-aggrandizement (qua Mr. #BlackLivesMatterX100) but even a decent respect to the possibility of having your own family and feeling concern for their future welfare makes it almost impossible to endorse things going the way they’re going, even if you’re quite privileged.

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    Having a family probably helps to inculcate a 'future time orientation.' Meanwhile, the zeitgeist propounds "live for the moment/live in the present" in a way that encourages and justifies the lack of impulse control.
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  53. SFG says:
    @Dave Pinsen
    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It's not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.

    NYC is the designated immigrant entry point. It’s the imperial city that looks out to the world, where the banks, embassies, and newspapers are–it’s not *supposed* to be American. Back in the 50s it was Italian, Irish, and Jewish, and before that it was Irish and German. NYC being full of foreigners is normal–it’s where you go when you get off the boat. Then your kids grow up there and want space so they move to the suburbs–but they’ve already learned to speak English and act American. Then their grandkids move further out–but now they’ve been here for two generations.

    LA, however, not so much, and you can see why Hahn, Miller, and Co. got upset. One of the first things that started me swinging toward immigration restriction was hearing about the huge plant full of illegals in Postville, Iowa. My reaction was, ‘why send so many foreigners straight to Iowa? They’re supposed to hang out in a big city and learn to be American first. This can’t end well.’

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    NYC with its Dutch roots was always an anomaly.
    , @Dave Pinsen
    Historically, that's how it worked, but not so much anymore. There are still non-rich immigrants in the outer boroughs, but they're not learning how to "act American". They're hanging out in their own Blade Runnervilles.

    What I was referring to are a few things:

    1) Manhattan has lots of well-off immigrants, due to Wall Street, the UN, high-end medicine, media, etc. The non well-off ones are mostly there working (as busboys, delivery men, nannies, etc.), not loafing or committing crime.

    2) It's still pretty white below Harlem.

    3) Quality of life has gone up over the last quarter century.

    That third one's a biggie. Someone Hahn's or Miller's age growing up in Manhattan would have heard from their parents what crime was like in the Dinkins era and before. They'd have grown up seeing young women jog through the streets at night unafraid. Within the Manhattan bubble "American carnage" hasn't been as apparent.

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  54. @JohnnyWalker123
    My guess is that The Regime feels its grip weakening and fears a large-scale revolt. So it's trying to persecute dissenters to prevent any rebellion from gaining critical mass.

    Once enough people say that The Regime is illegitimate, there is a real danger of our rulers being overthrown, jailed, and possibly executed.

    Remember what happened in Eastern Europe in the late 80s and early 90s? That could easily happen here too. Our rulers are working hard to prevent that.

    The purpose of the NSA surveillance state isn't to spy on terrorists. That's just nonsense. The purpose is to spy on Americans. The NSA spying allows our rulers to gather blackmail material on regime heretics, as well as arrest any radicals that attempt to bring down the government.

    We’ll have to sink a lot lower. There was an actually interesting (not in the usual “you have got to be kidding me” sense) article in the NY Times on why Maduro has not been overthrown yet in Venezuela despite the fact that people are literally starving to death. One big reason is that the society is so ideologically polarized that people cannot imagine joining the other team.

    Contrast this with E. Europe where the leaders were imposed by the Soviets and after 40+ years of them, there was really no one left who still believed the ideology.

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    Maduro of Venezuela won't accept foreign food aid.

    Persistent hunger has a dampening effect on people. When you're literally starving you don't have the energy to figure out ways to get rid of Maduro & Co.

    All your efforts are going into trying to find food.

    And that's how socialism can easily turn out.

    Same thing happened in Russia shortly after 1917. Lenin had to backtrack (temporarily) as the hunger and lack of fuel in the cities was so bad.

    By the time Stalin was installed,the Communists were firmly in control and could just let the Ukrainians starve.
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  55. @Achmed E. Newman
    "... he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India. The French novel is called “The Camp of the Saints" ... "

    Detestable?! Come on, no matter what you think of Raspail's political statement in it, it was one hell of a good book. I could barely put it down, but I had to do stuff. The translator (sorry, the name escapes me now) did a bang up job, as this was no action novel, and he had to convey people's opinions and moods and such.

    OK, sorry, let me read the rest of your post, Steve.

    “… he had praised a detestable novel…”

    He should have said deplorable.

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  56. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    @JohnnyWalker

    Your interpretation of white flight as ethnic cleansing is not accurate. There is economic machinery that is grinding way and driving the racial trends in America.

    E.g. In 1990s Socal the powers that be drastically reduced the defense/aerospace footprint. This was one of many large drivers of demographic change. Those folks didn’t hang around for the vaunted Socal weather. They left for jobs in other states which was the reason their ancestors went to Socal in the first place.

    Also your description of Socal, Soflo, NYC as the best places in America is highly questionable. These places have major quality of life issues that impact even top elites. These places are chock full with people who hate where they live but feel they must keep living there.

    This is a complex subject. I suppose you could call it a form of ethnic cleansing when offshore Chinese/others buy up the real estate on the west coast, NYC, Florida. But nobody is being forced to sell and sellers are receiving a windfall payment for mediocre properties in most cases.

    It would indeed be accurate to say blacks have been ethnically cleansed in the literal sense from south LA. They are targeted with violence by La Raza and have not received windfall payments to move.

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    That last mention, la raza cleansing the blacks, would make an interesting documentary. Too bad Vice has lost its marbles.
    , @Bill

    Your interpretation of white flight as ethnic cleansing is not accurate.
     
    Bullshit.
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  57. CJ says:
    @Anon
    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn't think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It's obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I'm wondering where the money for it is coming from and who's behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that's a waste of cash.

    The concepts of 'live and let live' and 'mind your own business,' have utterly died in American civil society.

    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.

    There was a thread last year discussing sayings you never hear any more. They included your two examples and others like “It’s a free country”, “There oughta be a law”, and “It takes all kinds to make a world”. They’re either obsolete or out of fashion.

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    and "don't make a federal case out of it" to too many, things don't count until they are a federal case now
    , @RobRich
    'There was a thread last year discussing sayings you never hear any more. They included your two examples and others like “It’s a free country”, “There oughta be a law”, and “It takes all kinds to make a world”. They’re either obsolete or out of fashion.'

    I agree. My favorite 'Don't make a Federal case out of it.'
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  58. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    It’s bizarre that somebody who works for immigration restriction legally, using the governmental system can be spoken of in such over-the-top language.

    The words ‘extremist’ and ‘NAZI’ are thrown around so casually.

    The last Presidential election was WON on an platform of immigration restriction/reduction – these views are not extreme by any means. This writer would have sounded like a schizophrenic martian 15-20 years ago even discussing open borders.

    How can you even debate with somebody who is so crazed? They behave as if open borders is the official law of the land and any reactionary kook who says a word against it is so far gone they must be a member of the SS.

    I really don’t know what to make of this stuff.

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    I'm baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    But the odd thing is that it's happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    That those countries are excluded suggests it's been building since the sixties craziness.

    Then at some point in the past few years, opposing massive immigration of whoever shows up at the border suddenly you made you a Nazi.

    The ex-Communist countries had a harder life by quite a bit, I understand. Maybe this has made them more conservative (in the basic sense of the word). Live is tough. Don't ask for problems.

    Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems. Is this connected to how prosperous the West became post WW II? More prosperous than any society at any time in history.

    Isn't prosperity sometimes blamed for weakening societies and making them vulnerable for outside attack?

    In our case, attack wasn't even necessary. They were invited!
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  59. I guess this is proof that the left will not be satisfied with a 99% indoctrination success rate. It has to be 100%.

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  60. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    You have a point with regard to Whites being forced out of economic opportunities, but other than that, I don’t agree. What’s so great about the big cities? Provo seems way nicer than Miami.

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    I've lived in some big east coast and west coast cities with great locations, and lots of diversity. I've lived in places like Provo.

    Places like Provo are nicer in every respect despite lacking beautiful coast, mild weather, natural harbors, etc. The only reasonable explanation is that Provo must have magic dirt!

    The relative advantages of places like Provo are only getting greater as time goes on. If I want great classical music I don't need a local symphony; youtube has any classical piece you could imagine, any orchestra, instantly. I don't need a great library as long as Amazon delivers. I don't need a great coffee shop to discuss the issues of the day with the other radicals when I have iSteve. I'll grant that maybe a big city could be better for mate selection, but frankly I think that's an urban myth.

    Geographic determinism is real, just not in the obvious way: magic dirt isn't fertile soil, quite the opposite: it's soil that was unsuited to cotton cultivation in the 19th century. Rich, functional societies have a lack of natural resources, not abundance, which weeds out those who can't or won't contribute. Or used to, anyway.

    (up to a point of course, I don't expect McMurdo Station to become a great city anytime soon.)

    , @JohnnyWalker123
    More to do, less boring, more connected in with what's happening. When you get stuck in a place like a small town or a generic suburb, you get cut off from the excitement and activity.

    By the way, you'd really prefer Provo over Miami? What?
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  61. @Dave Pinsen
    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It's not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.

    Maybe because of the relative types of housing and how they cause people to interact with the help.

    Living at the top of Trump tower, people all look like ants and the help is unseen, coming in to clean when the master is out.

    Living in a broad 2-3 story mansion, it’s easy to see the brown people mowing and cleaning the pool, which they don’t do, I assume, only when the master is out.

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  62. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    Steve’s made the same point, about how African Americans in the future may be amazed to learn their ancestors lived in such desirable places.

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    And so affordably! One point I don't think I have seen raised is think how much money inner city African American homeowners could make if they were able to gentrify their own neighborhoods (and not sell out too early giving someone else most of the appreciation). There are plenty of reasons this won't happen, but it makes an interesting thought experiment. What a squandered opportunity.

    P.S. Thinking about this some more, did this happen in Harlem? The exception that proves the rule?
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  63. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Crawfurdmuir

    WHERE DO AMERICA’S far-right leaders come from? Hahn and Marlow, who grew up 5 miles apart, are clues to an intriguing fact of political epidemiology. A surprising number of alt-right leaders come from a single wealthy liberal enclave: the west side of Los Angeles.
     
    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist's spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

    Nietzsche was a son of the manse; his father and both grandfathers were Lutheran ministers. As an adult, he gained fame (or infamy) as the man who said "God is dead."

    Aleister Crowley was brought up in a strict Plymouth Brethren household. He became "the Great Beast," England's most notorious diabolist.

    On the other hand, Malcolm Muggeridge grew up in a secular Labour household; his father was a founding member of the Fabian Society, and a Labour MP. As a young man Muggeridge was attracted to Communism, but he was disillusioned by what he saw in the Soviet Union, and ended up a strong anti-communist, a Tory, and a Christian apologist.

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left; now he is a prominent critic of the left, his appearances on college campuses frequently triggering riots.

    Some fraction of persons raised in an atmosphere of stifling religious or ideological conformity will inevitably reject it and in the process embrace strongly opposed views.

    He compares conservatives to Muslims who are just impressionables who fall under the spell of some charismatic leader — it’s beyond goofy.

    Basically, they’ve looked at the world and come to different conclusions than you. Nothing more sinister than that.

    For that matter if I were a Muslim, I probably wouldn’t need a crazy cleric or a Saudi sponsored madras to understand that America and Israeli are my enemies. You simply look up and take note of who is dropping the bombs and invading muslim territories. Pretty simple, no need to reach for any big pop psychology explanations.

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  64. I stopped reading at”How-do- young- people- become- radicalized?”

    This graduate of Berkeley is not only full of Die Projektion,but also suffers from Munchausen syndrome:

    http://www.petermaass.com/books/love_thy_neighbor/a_checkpoint_arrest/

    Bigly.

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  65. @Anon
    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn't think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It's obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I'm wondering where the money for it is coming from and who's behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that's a waste of cash.

    The concepts of 'live and let live' and 'mind your own business,' have utterly died in American civil society.

    The most successful witch hunters go on to fame and fortune, so its in their interests to strike down heretics and find devils in the works.

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  66. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    Suburban and rural life used to be leavened by cultural activities whose decline is recorded in, e.g., Bowling Alone. These were always dependent on urban centers for their vitality even though people in the outskirts benefitted. The suburban band organizer is trying to re-create his urban music milieu. I’m sure the death of urban interest in Boy Scouts, churches, SAR/DAR, community orchestras, etc has contributed to the lack of things to do in the hinterlands.

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  67. So . . . Miss Hahn reads a “banned” book (figuratively speaking) and that makes her . . . far-right?

    Being literate defines us?

    The above is rhetorical. I know our enemies simply want to throw stones at all who do not reflexively worship their idol of open-borders-brown/black-only-mass-migration.

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  68. What an utterly dispicable article. Worthy of Der Stürmer at its vilest.

    Erect a strawman – Camp the Saints is a racist tome – that deliberately misses the point of the book. Assume that any deviation from an open borders narrative signals a spittle-flecked hatred of most of mankind.

    Stir in that you have identified a “nest of vipers”. Quote innocents who express shock that such ghastly people were walking among us.

    We know what do next don’t we readers…

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  69. @Crawfurdmuir

    WHERE DO AMERICA’S far-right leaders come from? Hahn and Marlow, who grew up 5 miles apart, are clues to an intriguing fact of political epidemiology. A surprising number of alt-right leaders come from a single wealthy liberal enclave: the west side of Los Angeles.
     
    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist's spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

    Nietzsche was a son of the manse; his father and both grandfathers were Lutheran ministers. As an adult, he gained fame (or infamy) as the man who said "God is dead."

    Aleister Crowley was brought up in a strict Plymouth Brethren household. He became "the Great Beast," England's most notorious diabolist.

    On the other hand, Malcolm Muggeridge grew up in a secular Labour household; his father was a founding member of the Fabian Society, and a Labour MP. As a young man Muggeridge was attracted to Communism, but he was disillusioned by what he saw in the Soviet Union, and ended up a strong anti-communist, a Tory, and a Christian apologist.

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left; now he is a prominent critic of the left, his appearances on college campuses frequently triggering riots.

    Some fraction of persons raised in an atmosphere of stifling religious or ideological conformity will inevitably reject it and in the process embrace strongly opposed views.

    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist’s spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

    Of course.

    Michael Anton, the intellectual who wrote the famous Flight 93 election essay and is now a top official on the National Security Council under the Trump administration, went to undergraduate at Berkeley and UC Davis. Berkeley is known for its far left culture. Clearly, he was a reaction to that.

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  70. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    “There’s hardly anything going on”

    Just useful work rather than wealth redistribution by gov’t fiat.

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  71. @anony-mouse
    I've been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus). You could say the same thing BTW about the Intercept.

    Breitbart has time as an ally.

    Or one could say that this is not a problem at all and call it wisdom.
    Of course, not everyone becomes wise with age. In our society, it seems that most don’t. But in a functioning society, pretty much everyone would recognize that the wisest tended to be older.

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  72. @SFG
    NYC is the designated immigrant entry point. It's the imperial city that looks out to the world, where the banks, embassies, and newspapers are--it's not *supposed* to be American. Back in the 50s it was Italian, Irish, and Jewish, and before that it was Irish and German. NYC being full of foreigners is normal--it's where you go when you get off the boat. Then your kids grow up there and want space so they move to the suburbs--but they've already learned to speak English and act American. Then their grandkids move further out--but now they've been here for two generations.

    LA, however, not so much, and you can see why Hahn, Miller, and Co. got upset. One of the first things that started me swinging toward immigration restriction was hearing about the huge plant full of illegals in Postville, Iowa. My reaction was, 'why send so many foreigners straight to Iowa? They're supposed to hang out in a big city and learn to be American first. This can't end well.'

    NYC with its Dutch roots was always an anomaly.

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  73. In my short time living in California I observed that the whites fell into three categories:

    1.) True believers. Genuinely believe a majority Hispanic California is better than the majority white California was. Almost always baby boomers. Often had substance use issues in their past but since it was a less cutthroat time didn’t end up on the bottom rungs. Often grew up during the majority white period and experienced the majority Hispanic period as an established adult, so their primary experience with diversity was cheap gardeners and ethnic restaurants. While welcoming to immigrants generally are less enamored with NW Asians. Can’t understand why their kids are doing poorly and seem to resent them when all they have done all their lives is love and accept everybody.

    2.) Resisters. Steven Miller, etc. Skew young.

    3.) Quislings. Realize that they have essentially been defeated and have commenced with the boot licking. To keep some semblance of dignity, they pretend to be 1.)

    Group 3.) is by far the largest. Fairly heterogeneous, though, some are complete cowards, some are biding their time.

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  74. @SFG
    She's not just a traitor to her class, though: (((Hahn))), (((Marlow))), (((Miller))), (((Breitbart))) (not genetically). All his examples have something in common. (Do you leave off the echoes for the good guys?)

    I suspect while lots of areas in the more miserable parts of the heartland produce nativists, west LA produces Jewish nativists with the connections to do things like form alternative media outfits.

    I find the triple bracket thing a bit stupid. Just say they’re Jews, if it matters, which is not as likely as you think.

    The Jew factor in Western countries aside from the US is not very great. There just aren’t very many of them.

    But we’ve gone down the crappy same road.

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.

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    And who tells these masses how to vote? Or are they yeoman types with fierce independent modes of thinking, as in a painting of a New England town meeting?
    , @Reg Cæsar

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.
     
    They elected Wilson and FDR and Kennedy in the US. All honored with street names in Paris!
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  75. Ed says:
    @Dave Pinsen
    Yeah, someone asked in the Trump open thread if Trump groks the threat of demographic change. Probably not as much as a Hahn or a Miller who grew up in the Los Angeles area over the last couple of decades. It's not as visible for someone living in Manhattan.

    It would be visible to someone that grew up in Queens in the 50s & 60s though. During Trump coming of age, Queens was around 97% white. Now it’s toutinely described as the most diverse place in the country. NJ was around 85% non-Hispanic white in the 1970 census. It’ll be below 50% next census.

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    True, but how much time has Trump spent in Queens in the last 30-40 years?
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  76. Even a solitary wrecker must be dealt with. This woman (maybe she doesn’t want servants) is clearly a traitor. She’s been shamed by this article, but it likely won’t be enough.

    That’s how Stalin saw it.

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    Jokes on the left, they fuck with one, they fuck with us all.....
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  77. @Old Palo Altan
    Jean Raspail, the soon to be 92 year old author of The Camp of the Saints, is one of France's most revered and respected novelists, on the Right certainly, but also on the literate Left. The Camp was published in 1973 and has, alas, proven to be strikingly prophetic. I recommend it, urgently, to all of Steve's more serious readers.
    Maass is a crass ignoramus and should be laughed to scorn.
    Bully for Julia Hahn, and may Harvard-Westlake increasingly turn out people like her.

    Yes, these new liberal inquisitors positively glory in their pious philistinism. There’s no artist too brilliant that he can’t be confidently dismissed for not anticipating the shibboleths of the current year, or anticipating them too accurately.

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  78. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there.

    I guess tastes differ. You’ve drawn up a list of places where — more or less — I would like to live, and in the cases of Montana and Wyoming, have lived, albeit for relatively short periods. (Good work was hard to find).

    And I do wonder if you’ve ever been to Boise, or some of the other areas you’ve apparently written off as rural dumps.

    Boise vs. South Florida? For me, it isn’t even a decision.

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    Agreed: I sojourned twice for a month each time in Rapid City, South Dakota and loved it.
    White, clean, and quiet (except when the Hells Angels were in town), and with beautiful big sky country in every direction.
    Since the internet keeps us so intimately in touch with everywhere else these days, I could even imagine living there.
    But I still prefer New York.
    , @JohnnyWalker123
    I've been to Boise. The downtown was tiny, everything was extremely spread out, and one o the best restaurants there was Sizzler. After 9PM, the city gets super quiet. There is very little going on there. While the population is around 220,000, it feels like a much smaller city.

    I stayed at the Red Lion.

    People were very friendly, full of smiles, and down to earth.

    Lots of young white families all over the place.
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  79. A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people’s
    lawns, maintain their pools, and clean their homes. No
    immigrants are needed

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    A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people’s
    lawns


    As a Midwestern native white American, I did that as a teenager. Lots of people did. I was kind of surprised to find that that wasn't the case everywhere.

    The kid in Can't Buy Me Love did it, and nobody seemed to think it was all that weird, so it couldn't have been that long ago that it was common elsewhere.
    , @FPD72
    I'm as white as they come but I've mowed lawns, cleaned pools, and cleaned houses. I've also washed dishes and done construction. When Bush talked about "jobs that Americans won't do" I was furious that he would consider me un-American.

    My two sons had a lawn mowing business in their teenage years. They had about 20 lawns they did on a weekly basis. This didn't seem to interfere with their academics or sports; both were captains of their respective athletic teams at their Class 6A high school in Dallas. But alas, they appear to have been the last of their kind. After they left I never saw another white kid in our neighborhood mowing lawns. It's all done by aliens now.

    I am still rankled by Rove's comment that he didn't want his kid working at a tomato processing plant. What's wrong with manual labor, especially as a way of earning some money while in school? This elitist thinking that some forms of labor are beneath us is a plague; it denies the dignity of work and has produced a generation of spoiled brats.

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  80. @27 year old
    You have a point with regard to Whites being forced out of economic opportunities, but other than that, I don't agree. What's so great about the big cities? Provo seems way nicer than Miami.

    I’ve lived in some big east coast and west coast cities with great locations, and lots of diversity. I’ve lived in places like Provo.

    Places like Provo are nicer in every respect despite lacking beautiful coast, mild weather, natural harbors, etc. The only reasonable explanation is that Provo must have magic dirt!

    The relative advantages of places like Provo are only getting greater as time goes on. If I want great classical music I don’t need a local symphony; youtube has any classical piece you could imagine, any orchestra, instantly. I don’t need a great library as long as Amazon delivers. I don’t need a great coffee shop to discuss the issues of the day with the other radicals when I have iSteve. I’ll grant that maybe a big city could be better for mate selection, but frankly I think that’s an urban myth.

    Geographic determinism is real, just not in the obvious way: magic dirt isn’t fertile soil, quite the opposite: it’s soil that was unsuited to cotton cultivation in the 19th century. Rich, functional societies have a lack of natural resources, not abundance, which weeds out those who can’t or won’t contribute. Or used to, anyway.

    (up to a point of course, I don’t expect McMurdo Station to become a great city anytime soon.)

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    If what you say is true, why does a condo in SF or NYC cost a gazillion $? If the Internet has made living in the sticks easier and more fulfilling, why do all of the elites want to live in a handful of big cities?
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  81. mukat says:
    @Crawfurdmuir

    WHERE DO AMERICA’S far-right leaders come from? Hahn and Marlow, who grew up 5 miles apart, are clues to an intriguing fact of political epidemiology. A surprising number of alt-right leaders come from a single wealthy liberal enclave: the west side of Los Angeles.
     
    The likeliest explanation is not that they fell under some charismatic alt-rightist's spell at Harvard-Westlake, but rather that they rebelled against its pervasive left-wing secular piety.

    Nietzsche was a son of the manse; his father and both grandfathers were Lutheran ministers. As an adult, he gained fame (or infamy) as the man who said "God is dead."

    Aleister Crowley was brought up in a strict Plymouth Brethren household. He became "the Great Beast," England's most notorious diabolist.

    On the other hand, Malcolm Muggeridge grew up in a secular Labour household; his father was a founding member of the Fabian Society, and a Labour MP. As a young man Muggeridge was attracted to Communism, but he was disillusioned by what he saw in the Soviet Union, and ended up a strong anti-communist, a Tory, and a Christian apologist.

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left; now he is a prominent critic of the left, his appearances on college campuses frequently triggering riots.

    Some fraction of persons raised in an atmosphere of stifling religious or ideological conformity will inevitably reject it and in the process embrace strongly opposed views.

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left

    Let’s take Horowitz’s autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can’t just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.

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    Let’s take Horowitz’s autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can’t just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.
     
    His parents were Stalinists. He spent his post-Columbia years in Europe cementing his marxist faith: He lived in Sweden for a year while writing his first book on american imperialism, and then worked at the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation in London, where he became close to Ralph Milliband and Isaac Deutscher.

    He was a real leftist.
    , @Jack D
    Or maybe he was sent by space aliens or the Comintern. You have the same amount of proof for all of these speculations (zilch) so they are equally plausible.
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  82. @anonymous
    "...Ms. Hahn is Jewish and it’s quite possible she didn’t like the increasingly anti-Jewish tenor of Islamic terrorism in Europe."

    Jewish behavior sometimes seems like group PTSD. Understandable, maybe, but still PTSD and often not making sense. At all costs young Jews must not deviate from the party line that America is about to Holocaust them, any hour now. Like a horse that can't separate the past from the present and can't go down a road where something bad happened.

    There’s definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen). It’s a huge waste of resources and energy all around.

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    • Replies: @Pericles
    Possibly the tragic flaw of the Jews.
    , @Mr. Anon
    There are just enough people like you to remind us why we dislike people like you and deem you to be untrustworthy.
    , @Johann Ricke

    There’s definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen).
     
    Actually, it's completely rational. Nobody thought Hitler was going to kill every single Jew the Wehrmacht could lay its hands on. The old anti-semitic modus operandi was to kill a few Jews for demonstration purposes, expel the rest and steal their property. Hitler set a brand new standard. Sure, a new Holocaust is a low probability event. But it's an event with catastrophic consequences. Insuring against things like that is why people buy fire insurance. It's also why, since 9/11, cockpit doors are bulletproof.
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  83. @Jack D
    We'll have to sink a lot lower. There was an actually interesting (not in the usual "you have got to be kidding me" sense) article in the NY Times on why Maduro has not been overthrown yet in Venezuela despite the fact that people are literally starving to death. One big reason is that the society is so ideologically polarized that people cannot imagine joining the other team.

    Contrast this with E. Europe where the leaders were imposed by the Soviets and after 40+ years of them, there was really no one left who still believed the ideology.

    Maduro of Venezuela won’t accept foreign food aid.

    Persistent hunger has a dampening effect on people. When you’re literally starving you don’t have the energy to figure out ways to get rid of Maduro & Co.

    All your efforts are going into trying to find food.

    And that’s how socialism can easily turn out.

    Same thing happened in Russia shortly after 1917. Lenin had to backtrack (temporarily) as the hunger and lack of fuel in the cities was so bad.

    By the time Stalin was installed,the Communists were firmly in control and could just let the Ukrainians starve.

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  84. Hahn, Miller, Marlow and breitbart are all Jewish. the author of this piece is clearly anti Semitic

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  85. OT: female Italian news anchor gets attacked by immigrant live on air. I don’t know how Europeans can keep voting for this nonsense. Do they have no tipping point?

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  86. @Anonymous
    It's bizarre that somebody who works for immigration restriction legally, using the governmental system can be spoken of in such over-the-top language.

    The words 'extremist' and 'NAZI' are thrown around so casually.

    The last Presidential election was WON on an platform of immigration restriction/reduction - these views are not extreme by any means. This writer would have sounded like a schizophrenic martian 15-20 years ago even discussing open borders.

    How can you even debate with somebody who is so crazed? They behave as if open borders is the official law of the land and any reactionary kook who says a word against it is so far gone they must be a member of the SS.

    I really don't know what to make of this stuff.

    I’m baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    But the odd thing is that it’s happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.

    Then at some point in the past few years, opposing massive immigration of whoever shows up at the border suddenly you made you a Nazi.

    The ex-Communist countries had a harder life by quite a bit, I understand. Maybe this has made them more conservative (in the basic sense of the word). Live is tough. Don’t ask for problems.

    Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems. Is this connected to how prosperous the West became post WW II? More prosperous than any society at any time in history.

    Isn’t prosperity sometimes blamed for weakening societies and making them vulnerable for outside attack?

    In our case, attack wasn’t even necessary. They were invited!

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    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.
     
    From recently reading​ Brian Burrough's Days of Rage, I learned how absolutely critical anti-racism was to the ideology of the radical left in the'70s. I also learned how absolutely the alumni of the Weather Underground escaped almost all consequences for their terrorist campaign--and instead are now firmly ensconced in the Establishment, particularly Academe. I'll let you connect the dots.
    , @Rod1963

    I’m baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?
     
    For the most part yes.


    But the odd thing is that it’s happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

     

    Not odd when you consider the MSM and Ivy League academia works in conjunction with the elites across the U,.S and Europe. People don't get that the elites have been networking for a over century. Goes back to Cecil Rhodes and J.P. Morgan

    And modern news media is little more than a propaganda organ for the elites. They all take their marching orders from the same source.


    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.

     

    That makes sense.
    , @Achmed E. Newman
    Frau Katze,

    Good comment and I hadn't thought about it like that: "Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems."

    I personally think that the "leaders" we have don't care about leading anyone but their fellow elites - they, perhaps only subconsciously, would like to destroy the middle class, especially white men. White men are the only ones who have been used to, in the past in America, controlling their own destinies and having enough powe to change the system if need be.

    So the problems they are begging for are problems for us, but solutions for them. That's why things keep moving in the same bad direction.

    Lastly, I did read your reply a while back about the "anon" posters. I see your point, however just using one handle on this site and not carrying over to other websites seems to be just the same level of anonymity. How about "anon-II" or something that can be remembered or followed by his readers. Anyway. I didn't forget your reply on that. Have a good evening Frauline.

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  87. Steve Sailer:

    “The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists”

    You clearly don’t understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the “pets” of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen’t. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can’t beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.

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    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn’t earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His “priviledge”, which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don’t bring this up again.

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    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law.

    To test that theory, why don't you try suing, say, George Soros with that attorney whose number you found on a billboard.

    But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did.

    So what you're saying is, the idea of "white privilege" is nonsense. I appreciate that, at least.

    I'd appreciate it more if you took advantage of our society's many opportunities to learn how to spell "privilege", but I'll take what I can get.

    , @Venator
    "An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever."

    That's, of course, BS. Please get your history right before chiding Steve. Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.
    , @black sea
    This is a quite original -- one might even say unique -- explication of the term.
    , @Alec Leamas
    Wow. Thanks for the most autistic take on Steve's fisking. Why not just imagine the warm feelings and concern you leftists have for everyone on Earth except your fellow countrymen, especially when those foreigners enter the U.S. illegally, and imagine that some people feel similarly towards their fellow countrymen.

    A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could).
     
    You are, apparently, entirely unfamiliar with the Kennedy political dynasty in the United States?
    , @guest
    "In a capitalist bourgeois society, there are no social obligations at all"

    You're not even trying, are you?
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  88. @Frau Katze
    I find the triple bracket thing a bit stupid. Just say they're Jews, if it matters, which is not as likely as you think.

    The Jew factor in Western countries aside from the US is not very great. There just aren't very many of them.

    But we've gone down the crappy same road.

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.

    And who tells these masses how to vote? Or are they yeoman types with fierce independent modes of thinking, as in a painting of a New England town meeting?

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  89. The article, which neglected to mention that “The Camp of the Saints” is widely regarded as utterly racist,

    Maybe she figured that since it was only “utterly racist” and not “virulently racist”, it was no big deal.

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    Maybe she figured that since it was only “utterly racist” and not “virulently racist”, it was no big deal.
     
    Plus, it was written in French. That alone lends it a touch of class.
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  90. anon • Disclaimer says:

    It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles. The comfortable life she enjoyed was due, in no small part, to the immigrants she demeaned as a writer for Breitbart.

    This may be true. And it’s interesting because, usually, when someone advocates for something that goes against their own interests, this is usually used as a sign that you really ough to listen to them. It would be like the CEO of a tobacco company arguing for higher tobacco taxes.

    For some reason, that general principle is overlooked in this case.

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  91. @SFG
    NYC is the designated immigrant entry point. It's the imperial city that looks out to the world, where the banks, embassies, and newspapers are--it's not *supposed* to be American. Back in the 50s it was Italian, Irish, and Jewish, and before that it was Irish and German. NYC being full of foreigners is normal--it's where you go when you get off the boat. Then your kids grow up there and want space so they move to the suburbs--but they've already learned to speak English and act American. Then their grandkids move further out--but now they've been here for two generations.

    LA, however, not so much, and you can see why Hahn, Miller, and Co. got upset. One of the first things that started me swinging toward immigration restriction was hearing about the huge plant full of illegals in Postville, Iowa. My reaction was, 'why send so many foreigners straight to Iowa? They're supposed to hang out in a big city and learn to be American first. This can't end well.'

    Historically, that’s how it worked, but not so much anymore. There are still non-rich immigrants in the outer boroughs, but they’re not learning how to “act American”. They’re hanging out in their own Blade Runnervilles.

    What I was referring to are a few things:

    1) Manhattan has lots of well-off immigrants, due to Wall Street, the UN, high-end medicine, media, etc. The non well-off ones are mostly there working (as busboys, delivery men, nannies, etc.), not loafing or committing crime.

    2) It’s still pretty white below Harlem.

    3) Quality of life has gone up over the last quarter century.

    That third one’s a biggie. Someone Hahn’s or Miller’s age growing up in Manhattan would have heard from their parents what crime was like in the Dinkins era and before. They’d have grown up seeing young women jog through the streets at night unafraid. Within the Manhattan bubble “American carnage” hasn’t been as apparent.

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    Do you think "American carnage" is a reasonably accurate term to describe America outside of Manhattan? I don't ask that rhetorically.
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  92. @Frau Katze
    I find the triple bracket thing a bit stupid. Just say they're Jews, if it matters, which is not as likely as you think.

    The Jew factor in Western countries aside from the US is not very great. There just aren't very many of them.

    But we've gone down the crappy same road.

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.

    While Jews are disproportionately libtards, there are simply masses of non-Jewish libtards. They just elected Macron in France. They elected the idiot Trudeau in Canada.

    They elected Wilson and FDR and Kennedy in the US. All honored with street names in Paris!

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  93. @Ed
    It would be visible to someone that grew up in Queens in the 50s & 60s though. During Trump coming of age, Queens was around 97% white. Now it's toutinely described as the most diverse place in the country. NJ was around 85% non-Hispanic white in the 1970 census. It'll be below 50% next census.

    True, but how much time has Trump spent in Queens in the last 30-40 years?

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  94. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @syonredux
    Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America.....

    Hence, it's not surprising that some of us are "Woke" to what's coming.....

    “Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America…..”

    It’s the Ticket.

    That is the ONLY intersectionality between globalist elites and Third World folks.

    There is no reason why Third World folks should feel love for globalist elites who are a bunch of sniveling snobs who rake it all in for themselves.
    So, why do the World’s Wretched masses side with the princelings of globalism?

    The Western princelings offer them the Ticket to the West to replace their own native folks.

    The Third Worlders prize this Ticket so much that they will serve the Glob.

    Take Mexicans. They have no reason to love Hollywood big shots or Silicon Valley hipster snobs. So, why do they side with the Glob princelings and attack white American middle class and working class? Because the Glob offers them the Ticket.

    It’s all about the Ticket. If Tickets aren’t on offer, the Third World masses would have no love for the globalists.

    Indeed, during the Golden Age of Nationalism prior to West flinging its door open, the Third World masses hated the Western elites as imperialists. Now, they support the globo-imperialists cuz the Tickets are on offer.

    “Take me to America, G.I.”

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  95. @anon

    The article, which neglected to mention that “The Camp of the Saints” is widely regarded as utterly racist,
     
    Maybe she figured that since it was only "utterly racist" and not "virulently racist", it was no big deal.

    Maybe she figured that since it was only “utterly racist” and not “virulently racist”, it was no big deal.

    Plus, it was written in French. That alone lends it a touch of class.

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  96. “the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”

    Does sound like a fucked up book.

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    Does sound like a fucked up book.

    No, Kaz, I wrote something on this but deleted it last minute as possibly too crude (albeit funny, in my mind). This writer has a fixation on the sex part, but it was a 1/2 page section and pretty nasty at that - not something from the Penthouse Diaries, as I recall them. The book was not fucked up; I wrote up above my praise for this book. OK, my self-deleted post said that you could pick this up at the county library, and the pages would be all nicely separated, as from the printers.
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  97. @Dave Pinsen
    Historically, that's how it worked, but not so much anymore. There are still non-rich immigrants in the outer boroughs, but they're not learning how to "act American". They're hanging out in their own Blade Runnervilles.

    What I was referring to are a few things:

    1) Manhattan has lots of well-off immigrants, due to Wall Street, the UN, high-end medicine, media, etc. The non well-off ones are mostly there working (as busboys, delivery men, nannies, etc.), not loafing or committing crime.

    2) It's still pretty white below Harlem.

    3) Quality of life has gone up over the last quarter century.

    That third one's a biggie. Someone Hahn's or Miller's age growing up in Manhattan would have heard from their parents what crime was like in the Dinkins era and before. They'd have grown up seeing young women jog through the streets at night unafraid. Within the Manhattan bubble "American carnage" hasn't been as apparent.

    Do you think “American carnage” is a reasonably accurate term to describe America outside of Manhattan? I don’t ask that rhetorically.

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    I used it because it was the term from Trump's inaugural. I think it's hyperbole. Decline would be more accurate.
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  98. @syonredux
    Well, California is the canary in the coal mine that is Anglo-America.....

    Hence, it's not surprising that some of us are "Woke" to what's coming.....

    I’m moving out of California for a more pale, stale place on the Least Coast. We leave in 2 weeks. Achieved what I wanted job wise and now we are taking our daughter to raise her somewhere suitable for children before she learns to speak. I’ve seen the future and decided that I want to live in the past for as long as possible.

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  99. STEVE BANNON, WHO is no stranger to controversy, faced a torrent of reproval when it was revealed not long ago that he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India.

    Why is the novel “detestable”? Because it could almost be prescient?

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    Probably in the sense of "Oh that detestable man. So smug, so white, so always right!" (smashes china against floors and walls)
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  100. This raises the prospect of what is known, among experts who study extremism, as a cluster.

    This is satire, surely. That sentence was my tipoff.

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    Yes, reads as complete silliness--unintended satire. Two occurrences merely connotes randomness. Clusters are formed from excess proportional frequency. For champions of diversity, the Left is sure puzzled when it makes an appearance. (Granted, their definition of diversity is rather constricted.)
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  101. @Frau Katze
    I'm baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    But the odd thing is that it's happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    That those countries are excluded suggests it's been building since the sixties craziness.

    Then at some point in the past few years, opposing massive immigration of whoever shows up at the border suddenly you made you a Nazi.

    The ex-Communist countries had a harder life by quite a bit, I understand. Maybe this has made them more conservative (in the basic sense of the word). Live is tough. Don't ask for problems.

    Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems. Is this connected to how prosperous the West became post WW II? More prosperous than any society at any time in history.

    Isn't prosperity sometimes blamed for weakening societies and making them vulnerable for outside attack?

    In our case, attack wasn't even necessary. They were invited!

    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.

    From recently reading​ Brian Burrough’s Days of Rage, I learned how absolutely critical anti-racism was to the ideology of the radical left in the’70s. I also learned how absolutely the alumni of the Weather Underground escaped almost all consequences for their terrorist campaign–and instead are now firmly ensconced in the Establishment, particularly Academe. I’ll let you connect the dots.

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    Certainly true in the USA.

    Less so in Canada, where I live.

    The French (who must been pretty white then) still recall the "soixantes-huitards" (68-ers).

    Anti-racism did play a big role, but more in that it was used in these almost-all white countries as a wedge to accept foreign immigrants from the world over.

    I guess it came from WW II. That was the final nail in the coffin for the West.

    If you wouldn't accept large numbers of absolutely anyone, you were...a Nazi...of course.

    The Commies killed way more but they always get a pass, for some reason I can't figure out.

    It must be the same reason that the Weather Underground and other 60s groups never faced any consequences. They and Stalin were on the side of angels. Or something.
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  102. @Anon
    I am growing more and more concerned by this crazy-ass urge on the part of leftists to stigmatize and go the whole Salem Witch Trials on everyone who doesn't think the way they do. This sort of behavior has only cropped up in the last generation. It's obvious that liberal journalists are being deliberately recruited, told who and what the focus their article should be by someone exercising editorial control, and being paid good money to churn out attack articles all over the place. I'm wondering where the money for it is coming from and who's behind it. A lot of sueing would curb these attack articles, but that's a waste of cash.

    The concepts of 'live and let live' and 'mind your own business,' have utterly died in American civil society.

    Searchlight magazine, the ADL and SPLC have been doing the witchhunt thing for a while now. It doesn’t scale so well.

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  103. @Amidar
    NYC with its Dutch roots was always an anomaly.

    In what sense?

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  104. @JohnnyWalker123
    By the way, Southern California is now only 30% Non-Hispanic White. For those under the age of 30, the figure is 22%. If you subtract out "white" ethnic groups like Persians and Americans, that percentage drops even more. If you subtract out recent Eastern Euro migrants, the figure drops even more. Of the remaining White-Americans, a substantial number are Jewish.

    So White-American gentiles likely are under 20% of the population of SoCal. For residents under the age of 30, likely only 10%. Truly amazing.

    SoCal is usually thought of as being the best place in America to live. It's got beaches, amazing weather, nightlife, beautiful suburbs, large cities, etc. What a tragedy that Americans can't even live on the best real estate in America.

    Americans have basically been ethnically cleansed from the best real estate in their own country. A country their fathers/grandfathers fought for in WWII......... Go fight in WWII and when you come back home, give your prime living areas over to foreigners.

    It's not just SoCal. Whites are around 30% (20% for white gentiles) in NYC and South Florida too.

    Of the three best areas in America (SoCal, SoFl, NYC), whites are finished in all of them.

    What a country.

    I am a white American and you would have to physically enforce my long term stay in any of the places you mentioned. The company, cost of living, and traffic are generally infernal.

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  105. @Cagey Beast
    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.

    That was the ideal when White, Christian gentlemen with a sense of fair play were the ones who set set the tone.

    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato’s “Republic.” I was rather struck to discover that Socrates’ definition of “justice” is translated variously as “minding your own business,” “not being a busybody,” and “not being meddlesome.”

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    Would an iSteve book group be something that would appeal to you? Would it fly?
    , @Cagey Beast
    Funny thing is I too only got to know Plato's Republic a few years ago and it was only by listening to it several times as an audio book. The version I heard was read by Patrick Horgan, whose English accent really helped me make the connection between Plato and the many little Christian gentleman who'd studied this before me.
    , @FPD72
    I don't know where in "The Republic" Plato discusses this concept of Socrates, but Peter makes a similar point to Christians in 1 Peter 4:15, where he instructs his readers that if they are to suffer, let it not be for being a "ἀλλοτριεπίσκοπος," which has been variously translated as "troublesome meddler" or "busybody." This instruction is near the end of an extended passage that extends over three chapters concerning strategies that Christians should employ to reduce conflict with the unbelieving world.

    It's sad that so much of the church has ignored this teaching.
    , @guest
    I remember it as "everything in its place " If you're a pig farmer, you do pig farming things. If you're a philosopher, you be a philosopher. Philosophers who spend their time pig farming are defective philosophers; they're betraying the nature of philosophical work. Betraying your place in the order like that, doing work that isn't your own, is being a busybody.
    , @Desiderius
    That's anti-social justice.

    He was too primitive to appreciate the wonders of social justice.
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  106. anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon 2
    A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people's
    lawns, maintain their pools, and clean their homes. No
    immigrants are needed

    A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people’s
    lawns

    As a Midwestern native white American, I did that as a teenager. Lots of people did. I was kind of surprised to find that that wasn’t the case everywhere.

    The kid in Can’t Buy Me Love did it, and nobody seemed to think it was all that weird, so it couldn’t have been that long ago that it was common elsewhere.

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    Even in places where this sort of work is still done by native born Americans, it's not usually done by teens anymore. Modern teens are too scheduled to have side businesses cutting grass. Maybe selling grass.
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  107. anon • Disclaimer says:

    the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”

    To be fair, I did always find that part to be the weakest part of the novel. It didn’t seem like it was really accurate, and it was unnecessary anyway. Even if the invaders weren’t pervs, it wouldn’t have made them any more necessary or desirable.

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    That part also rings hollow to me, based on my impressions of Indians I have met.

    However, Raspail was writing in the 1970s, and his impression of Indians was probably influenced a lot by the Indology of that period. Alain Danielou's Le temple hindou : centre magique du monde was published in the '70s too.

    I forget which of Danielou's books I read, but, in one, he recollected the impression that erotic temple carvings first had on him when he visited India from Catholic France.

    I suspect this--mid-20th-century shock over "Asian sun people" erotic art--is the origin of Raspail's description. It is, in fact, quite a good description of, for example, the carvings at Khajuraho, and the focus on sperm may reflect the assumption that India's extreme progeneration is related to this eroticism.
    , @Perplexed
    Jean Raspail gave an interview (maybe a year ago) in which he said that the invaders he had in mind were Muslims, but it would have been too dangerous to write it that way, hence the Indians. And no one can argue that Muslims aren't sex-obsessed.
    , @Perplexed
    Jean Raspail gave an interview (maybe a year ago) in which he said that the invaders he had in mind were Muslims, but it would have been too dangerous to write it that way, hence the Indians. And no one can argue that Muslims aren't sexual maniacs.
    , @Hippopotamusdrome
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  108. @PV van der Byl
    They prattle on about "infamous" graduates of Harvard-Westlake.

    How could they fail to mention the intrepid Heather McDonald?

    I suspect that Harvard-Westlake’s Charlie Munger, who was on the Board of Trustee or whatever it’s called, has had a heretical thought or two out of all the zillions of thoughts he’s had over the years.

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    Telling Buffett to buy non-cheap stocks was heretical to a Ben Graham disciple.
    , @Pericles
    Though it should be mentioned that Munger, Tolles & Olsen LLP is as painfully politically correct a firm as I have ever seen. Wow just wow.
    , @PV van der Byl
    Charlie's comments, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, from the Berkshire Hathaway board meeting last Friday:

    May 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm ET

    Munger Doesn't Pull Any Punches on Puerto Rico

    Earlier this week, Puerto Rico shocked some investors by filing for what amounted to the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.

    Mr. Munger asks: Who would have guessed a territory of the U.S. would be bankrupt?

    He then answers very matter of factly.

    "Well I would have guessed it because they behaved like idiots," said Mr. Munger.

    Leading into the question, the pair had been asked what they had learned lately. Mr. Munger said that buying Apple stock shows Mr. Buffett has learned something since previously he had basically sworn off technology shares.

    More importantly, though, it's what they don't forget.

    "We don't unlearn the old tricks and that is really important," said Mr. Munger, who then went into his Puerto Rico explanation and a similar predictive view of Greece.

    He closes his views by noting Berkshire didn't buy any Puerto Rico bonds.
     
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  109. @Nick Diaz
    Steve Sailer:

    "The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists"

    You clearly don't understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the "pets" of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen't. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can't beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.



    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn't earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His "priviledge", which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don't bring this up again.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law.

    To test that theory, why don’t you try suing, say, George Soros with that attorney whose number you found on a billboard.

    But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did.

    So what you’re saying is, the idea of “white privilege” is nonsense. I appreciate that, at least.

    I’d appreciate it more if you took advantage of our society’s many opportunities to learn how to spell “privilege”, but I’ll take what I can get.

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  110. @Opinionator
    Do you think "American carnage" is a reasonably accurate term to describe America outside of Manhattan? I don't ask that rhetorically.

    I used it because it was the term from Trump’s inaugural. I think it’s hyperbole. Decline would be more accurate.

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    Right, thanks. I'm aware of the source. Its employment has received so much criticism (even or especially lately), I am trying to get a sense of whether the criticism is justified.
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  111. @Jason Liu
    Far-right = Militant advocacy for social hierarchy

    She doesn't seem to fit that bill. The author's being paranoid.

    Deceitful rather.

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  112. @Steve Sailer
    I suspect that Harvard-Westlake's Charlie Munger, who was on the Board of Trustee or whatever it's called, has had a heretical thought or two out of all the zillions of thoughts he's had over the years.

    Telling Buffett to buy non-cheap stocks was heretical to a Ben Graham disciple.

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  113. @Achmed E. Newman
    No, the whites are not fools, Johnny. You yourself know the reason for the situation. The safety aspect is primary over all the disadvantages that you mentioned about being in the burbs. That is, for parents and for old people, it's not worth the risk to live very close to the thugs.

    That's why you WILL find plenty of young adults living in, or wanting to live in, the inner city. The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    This site is all about this sort of thing. I do get your point that it's a shame, though. Someone much cleverer than me came up with "That's why we can't have nice things!" Go back 60 years and we still could - Detroit was "the Paris of the West", and that was not some joke. Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its "Paris of the West" nickname, but that'd be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.

    The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    Interesting. Do you think that, in addition to any delusion that may exist, women in fact face a lesser threat of violence than the men?

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    Interesting. Do you think that, in addition to any delusion that may exist, women in fact face a lesser threat of violence than the men?
     
    No, I would say more, if anything for street crime. If you mean violence in the course of living amongst each other, I don't know.
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  114. @Percy Gryce

    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.
     
    From recently reading​ Brian Burrough's Days of Rage, I learned how absolutely critical anti-racism was to the ideology of the radical left in the'70s. I also learned how absolutely the alumni of the Weather Underground escaped almost all consequences for their terrorist campaign--and instead are now firmly ensconced in the Establishment, particularly Academe. I'll let you connect the dots.

    Certainly true in the USA.

    Less so in Canada, where I live.

    The French (who must been pretty white then) still recall the “soixantes-huitards” (68-ers).

    Anti-racism did play a big role, but more in that it was used in these almost-all white countries as a wedge to accept foreign immigrants from the world over.

    I guess it came from WW II. That was the final nail in the coffin for the West.

    If you wouldn’t accept large numbers of absolutely anyone, you were…a Nazi…of course.

    The Commies killed way more but they always get a pass, for some reason I can’t figure out.

    It must be the same reason that the Weather Underground and other 60s groups never faced any consequences. They and Stalin were on the side of angels. Or something.

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    It must be the same reason that the Weather Underground and other 60s groups never faced any consequences. They and Stalin were on the side of angels. Or something.
     
    It probably helped a great deal that the leadership were scions of wealthy and connected families.
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  115. @Dave Pinsen
    I used it because it was the term from Trump's inaugural. I think it's hyperbole. Decline would be more accurate.

    Right, thanks. I’m aware of the source. Its employment has received so much criticism (even or especially lately), I am trying to get a sense of whether the criticism is justified.

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  116. @Steve Sailer
    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."

    Would an iSteve book group be something that would appeal to you? Would it fly?

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    Would an iSteve book group be something that would appeal to you? Would it fly?

    So basically we would have books like COTS, Bonfire, and others presumably (why not put Half Blood Prince on there too ;D ) at a rate of say, one per month, with at least a week to read it and then we discuss in comments in a dedicated post after a week, on a slow news day? Sounds awesome provided not too frequent.
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  117. @Tiny Duck
    There are too many white apologists in the comments over there.

    There are 2 types of racism; one is "stamp out the others" racism and the other is "nice-to-know-you-but-I-cannot-marry-you" racism. The latter is the one where the so-called non-racists walk out their front door and go to work and be all nice and cordial.

    Racism in America and EVERYWHERE ELSE survives because of marriage. Sure, there are exceptions but ONLY for those who can AFFORD it. IF you marry a person of another race, prepare to be disinherited.

    Jobs. Being promoted to executive positions in regular private enterprises is near impossible if you are intermarried or of a different race. Again, such executive relationships are similar to marriage and family. I do not see that changing.

    Dating. Ever been accused of “taking their women”? Try dodging bullets because some other-race jealous and angry competitor or brother doesn't want to deal with the differences.

    Slamming people together is not going to make racism vanish. The stability of europe is under attack because of what idiots in white america did. White people are the earth reshapers and the leave-the-planet-alone dwellers want the comforts that whitey has built – however poisoned they may be.

    What’s the matter with white people? They always seem to outsmart themselves, and that is not smart. It’s an anxiety whites are afflicted, born with it. Gotta have that luxury and dirt and hot sun dont cut it. White people are just different. And fyi, i do not trust white people, they lie too much.

    Then there is wallstreet, a predatory cartel that induces competition for life support and naturally that sort of competition demands an advantage.

    Teaching people not to be racist in a perpetual life threatening environment IS A WASTE OF TIME.

    have a good day.

    Dating. Ever been accused of “taking their women”?

    Whoever “they” are, I feel 100% confident that you have never been accused of that, TD.

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  118. and Ms. Hahn is Jewish and it’s quite possible she didn’t like the increasingly anti-Jewish tenor of Islamic terrorism in Europe.

    Islamic terrorism in Europe actually has a decreasingly anti-Jewish tenor. It used to be basically 100% anti-Jewish/Zionist. Then they saw that it worked and they rolled it out for a wider audience. The same thing happened with campus no platforming/rioting.

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  119. @Tiny Duck
    There are too many white apologists in the comments over there.

    There are 2 types of racism; one is "stamp out the others" racism and the other is "nice-to-know-you-but-I-cannot-marry-you" racism. The latter is the one where the so-called non-racists walk out their front door and go to work and be all nice and cordial.

    Racism in America and EVERYWHERE ELSE survives because of marriage. Sure, there are exceptions but ONLY for those who can AFFORD it. IF you marry a person of another race, prepare to be disinherited.

    Jobs. Being promoted to executive positions in regular private enterprises is near impossible if you are intermarried or of a different race. Again, such executive relationships are similar to marriage and family. I do not see that changing.

    Dating. Ever been accused of “taking their women”? Try dodging bullets because some other-race jealous and angry competitor or brother doesn't want to deal with the differences.

    Slamming people together is not going to make racism vanish. The stability of europe is under attack because of what idiots in white america did. White people are the earth reshapers and the leave-the-planet-alone dwellers want the comforts that whitey has built – however poisoned they may be.

    What’s the matter with white people? They always seem to outsmart themselves, and that is not smart. It’s an anxiety whites are afflicted, born with it. Gotta have that luxury and dirt and hot sun dont cut it. White people are just different. And fyi, i do not trust white people, they lie too much.

    Then there is wallstreet, a predatory cartel that induces competition for life support and naturally that sort of competition demands an advantage.

    Teaching people not to be racist in a perpetual life threatening environment IS A WASTE OF TIME.

    have a good day.

    Tiny,

    It’s painfully obvious when you copy and paste someone else’s comments and present them as your own, because of the cavernous gap between what you are capable of stringing together as conscious thought, and what even the most mediocre commenter at another source can easily express.

    Please just provide a link to the other person’s comments that you would like for us to read, or stick to what you’ve got.

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  120. @Whiskey
    As Hollywood becomes exclusively non White and very no go for Jews, Muslims and Blacks not keen on Jews ...

    Expect more of this. Muslim and Black advancement in the elite can only come from denying those in it already their place.

    A major duh….more importantly, who makes money?

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  121. @Anonymous
    "Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009"

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”
     

    Seriously? This is stupid. Trump himself, worth several billion dollars in 2009 and a ~9 year NBC reality tv superstar, called some potential investors and threatened their families? No.

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    Apparently Trump was known to call up reporters in NY under a pseudonym, so calling in death threats would not have been a big reach. I don't believe it either without proof but I'm not a big believer in the "it's unimaginable to me that X could have done Y (because he is so rich, is a person of high character, etc), therefore he COULD NOT have done Y" defense. Maybe you are suffering from a failure of imagination. People do stuff that is "out of character" all the time.

    Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure.
     
    Yup, this reporter sure sounds like an unbiased neutral source to me.

    If you go back to the Buzzfeed source, it says that the recipient speculated that it was Trump's bodyguard, not Trump himself. Nor do we know whether the call was made at Trump's request or with his knowledge. So again "Tosten (what kind of name is that?) Burks spins the story to make it sound worse than it really was.
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  122. @Opinionator
    Would an iSteve book group be something that would appeal to you? Would it fly?

    Would an iSteve book group be something that would appeal to you? Would it fly?

    So basically we would have books like COTS, Bonfire, and others presumably (why not put Half Blood Prince on there too ;D ) at a rate of say, one per month, with at least a week to read it and then we discuss in comments in a dedicated post after a week, on a slow news day? Sounds awesome provided not too frequent.

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    I've been reading through 20th c. books as a project this year and I could use some fresh analysis on them. For instance:

    Fahrenheit 451 was the latest I read and it was actually a bit mysterious. Is it really just anti-book burning? Why was the Bible in there so prominently?

    Keep us apprised of how the iSteve book club is coming.
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  123. @Frau Katze
    I'm baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    But the odd thing is that it's happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    That those countries are excluded suggests it's been building since the sixties craziness.

    Then at some point in the past few years, opposing massive immigration of whoever shows up at the border suddenly you made you a Nazi.

    The ex-Communist countries had a harder life by quite a bit, I understand. Maybe this has made them more conservative (in the basic sense of the word). Live is tough. Don't ask for problems.

    Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems. Is this connected to how prosperous the West became post WW II? More prosperous than any society at any time in history.

    Isn't prosperity sometimes blamed for weakening societies and making them vulnerable for outside attack?

    In our case, attack wasn't even necessary. They were invited!

    I’m baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    For the most part yes.

    But the odd thing is that it’s happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    Not odd when you consider the MSM and Ivy League academia works in conjunction with the elites across the U,.S and Europe. People don’t get that the elites have been networking for a over century. Goes back to Cecil Rhodes and J.P. Morgan

    And modern news media is little more than a propaganda organ for the elites. They all take their marching orders from the same source.

    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.

    That makes sense.

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    https://archive.org/details/DoddReportToTheReeceCommitteeOnFoundations-1954-RobberBaron

    There was outrage about the activities of the Foundations- most especially the Rockerfeller Foundation back in the 1950's.
    No good came of it, of course.

    Hence the astonishing speech to the 1991 Bilderberger conference

    "The transcript from a 1991 Bilderberg group meeting in Baden, Germany, was released, proving how deluded Rockefeller’s views truly were. Bill Clinton also attended this meeting, I’m sure along with many other members of the elite class. Rockefeller stated:

    We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march toward a world government. . . . The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries. (source)"


    http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/03/21/the-new-world-order-david-rockefellers-chilling-1991-speech-at-a-bilderberg-meeting/
    , @Frau Katze
    Yes, they do network. They always have to some extent but it's way worse since the invention of jet planes and, of course, the Internet.
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  124. @Anonymous
    "Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009"

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”
     

    “Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family”
    Lol. I’m disappointed Trump didn’t follow through.

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  125. @Schweiz
    American terminology is confusing.
    What constitutes a Patriot Group?
    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?
    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?
    Are those unpatriotic?
    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?
    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?

    I agree. I am an American and have been following American politics for many decades. American ideological terminology is beyond confusing; it’s incomprehensible to me.

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  126. @anon

    the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”
     
    To be fair, I did always find that part to be the weakest part of the novel. It didn't seem like it was really accurate, and it was unnecessary anyway. Even if the invaders weren't pervs, it wouldn't have made them any more necessary or desirable.

    That part also rings hollow to me, based on my impressions of Indians I have met.

    However, Raspail was writing in the 1970s, and his impression of Indians was probably influenced a lot by the Indology of that period. Alain Danielou’s Le temple hindou : centre magique du monde was published in the ’70s too.

    I forget which of Danielou’s books I read, but, in one, he recollected the impression that erotic temple carvings first had on him when he visited India from Catholic France.

    I suspect this–mid-20th-century shock over “Asian sun people” erotic art–is the origin of Raspail’s description. It is, in fact, quite a good description of, for example, the carvings at Khajuraho, and the focus on sperm may reflect the assumption that India’s extreme progeneration is related to this eroticism.

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    I wonder whether there might be influence from Tom Wolfe? In "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" he wrote about a semen saturated platform/bed onboard the Merry Pranksters' bus. It was published in 1968, well before COS.
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  127. @Nick Diaz
    Steve Sailer:

    "The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists"

    You clearly don't understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the "pets" of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen't. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can't beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.



    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn't earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His "priviledge", which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don't bring this up again.

    “An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever.”

    That’s, of course, BS. Please get your history right before chiding Steve. Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.

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    Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.
     
    Which is precisely why it must be attacked.
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  128. Dear Steve
    Reviewed in the Sunday Times by Rod Liddle.
    The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray.
    This may be of interest to you.

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  129. @Judah Benjamin Hur
    There's definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen). It's a huge waste of resources and energy all around.

    Possibly the tragic flaw of the Jews.

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  130. @Mr. Anon

    STEVE BANNON, WHO is no stranger to controversy, faced a torrent of reproval when it was revealed not long ago that he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India.
     
    Why is the novel "detestable"? Because it could almost be prescient?

    Probably in the sense of “Oh that detestable man. So smug, so white, so always right!” (smashes china against floors and walls)

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  131. @Steve Sailer
    I suspect that Harvard-Westlake's Charlie Munger, who was on the Board of Trustee or whatever it's called, has had a heretical thought or two out of all the zillions of thoughts he's had over the years.

    Though it should be mentioned that Munger, Tolles & Olsen LLP is as painfully politically correct a firm as I have ever seen. Wow just wow.

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  132. It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles. The comfortable life she enjoyed was due, in no small part, to the immigrants she demeaned as a writer for Breitbart.

    Flirting with Kelly Osbournism there.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=xb92088Ckqs

    Why is it okay to openly shill for racial quasi-slavery? The descendants of the Puritans have turned into a bizarro version of the Antebellum South and it’s freaking me out.

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  133. @Steve Sailer
    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."

    Funny thing is I too only got to know Plato’s Republic a few years ago and it was only by listening to it several times as an audio book. The version I heard was read by Patrick Horgan, whose English accent really helped me make the connection between Plato and the many little Christian gentleman who’d studied this before me.

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    You can see places in The Republic where Adam Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Darwin, and Galton might have said: You know, Plato could have taken that bit a little further ...
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  134. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    I believe I’ve made the point before that there is enough material for a dozen social-science dissertations (by brave grad students) on the ethnic cleansing of white Americans from those areas.

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    I recall your comments, and those of others, from a few months ago. "Ethnic cleansing" of Whites from our major cities, where they'd invested much social and financial capital, seems not at all too strong a term.

    "White flight", the term as commonly used, seems to be always mildly derogatory of Whites, but very few thinkers and no mainstream politicians I'm aware of ask the obvious question: what was it that Whites believed they were fleeing from?

    , @Alden
    They wrote those books years ago. They were and are required reading in the ridiculous nonsense known as sociology.

    Those books blamed the working and middle class Whites who fled the terrorist take over of the cities for the destruction of black parts of the cities.

    Evil, evil Whitey!!!!!!!!!
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  135. @Nick Diaz
    Steve Sailer:

    "The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists"

    You clearly don't understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the "pets" of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen't. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can't beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.



    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn't earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His "priviledge", which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don't bring this up again.

    This is a quite original — one might even say unique — explication of the term.

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  136. OT: Deadhead donates million dollar guitar that used to belong to Jerry Garcia to a charity auction for the Southern Poverty Law Center.

    http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news/jerry-garcias-custom-wolf-guitar-be-auctioned-brooklyn/31132

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    Sad news- that guitar has a great sound. I believe he used it though '77 and '78, which in my opinion were the Dead's best years. Think how many old rich Jewish ladies they can scare with the proceeds. Also sad to learn it on the 40th anniversary of the Cornell show- 5/8/77
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  137. @Dumbo

    "a detestable novel"
     
    What is detestable about it? Lots of novels describe terrible events, real or imaginary, this does not make them "detestable". But one single novel discusses the evils of immigration, and it becomes a "detestable" work, forbidden to mention, much less to read or review.

    Lie down and die, White European Man. Nothing else will satisfy your current masters.

    “What is detestable about it?”

    Well, its descriptions of third-worlders are pretty racist, almost comically so. I get the feeling that M. Raspail’s gorge rises at the very thought of being in the same room as one of those filthy, dusky, depraved sub-humans.

    Which is unfortunate in that it permits the dishonest reviewer to to point to those bits of the novel and trumpet how awful they are, while ignoring the strikingly prophetic bits. And also the accurate and incisive portraits of the varieties of European cuckoldry.

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    Well, its descriptions of third-worlders are pretty racist, almost comically so. I get the feeling that M. Raspail’s gorge rises at the very thought of being in the same room as one of those filthy, dusky, depraved sub-humans.
     
    Raspail spent a big chunck of his life in the Third World:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Raspail

    During the first twenty years of his career Raspail traveled the world to discover populations threatened by their confrontation with modernity. He led a Tierra del Fuego–Alaska car trek in 1950–52 and, in 1954, a French research expedition to the land of the Incas. In 1981 his novel Moi, Antoine de Tounens, roi de Patagonie ('I, Antoine of Tounens, King of Patagonia') won the Grand Prix du Roman (award for a novel) of the Académie française.
     
    http://galliawatch.blogspot.com/2015/09/jean-raspail-we-are-only-at-beginning.html

    You can't spend your life traveling the world, be a member of the Society of French Explorers, meet I don't know how many endangered populations, and be a racist. That would be hard, it seems to me. When it came out in 1972 the book shocked people tremendously, and for a reason. There was a period, notably during the seven-year term of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing when a veritable intellectual terrorism was employed against right-wing writers.
     
    , @Bill Jones
    I hope someone is preparing a vigorous defense against the "Highbrow" slur.
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  138. Ms. Hahn is Jewish and it’s quite possible she didn’t like the increasingly anti-Jewish tenor of Islamic terrorism in Europe.

    So in the strictest sense of the term, this woman is nothing more than an anti-semite … Fact that she is clearly a right-winger makes her rabidly so. Right?

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  139. @CJ

    The concepts of ‘live and let live’ and ‘mind your own business,’ have utterly died in American civil society.
     
    There was a thread last year discussing sayings you never hear any more. They included your two examples and others like "It's a free country", "There oughta be a law", and "It takes all kinds to make a world". They're either obsolete or out of fashion.

    and “don’t make a federal case out of it” to too many, things don’t count until they are a federal case now

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  140. @Percy Gryce
    I believe I've made the point before that there is enough material for a dozen social-science dissertations (by brave grad students) on the ethnic cleansing of white Americans from those areas.

    I recall your comments, and those of others, from a few months ago. “Ethnic cleansing” of Whites from our major cities, where they’d invested much social and financial capital, seems not at all too strong a term.

    “White flight”, the term as commonly used, seems to be always mildly derogatory of Whites, but very few thinkers and no mainstream politicians I’m aware of ask the obvious question: what was it that Whites believed they were fleeing from?

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    "White flight" implies that whites were moving to greener pastures.

    Ethnic cleansing is a more accurate term. Whites were forced out by extreme issues with crime and real estate prices. So they moved to less desirable places.

    Only idiot Americans could believe that it's "privileged" to live in some remote suburb full of WalMarts, a tiny downtown, and tract housing.
    , @ben tillman

    “White flight”, the term as commonly used, seems to be always mildly derogatory of Whites, but very few thinkers and no mainstream politicians I’m aware of ask the obvious question: what was it that Whites believed they were fleeing from?
     
    Black attack.
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  141. @Nick Diaz
    Steve Sailer:

    "The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists"

    You clearly don't understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the "pets" of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen't. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can't beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.



    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn't earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His "priviledge", which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don't bring this up again.

    Wow. Thanks for the most autistic take on Steve’s fisking. Why not just imagine the warm feelings and concern you leftists have for everyone on Earth except your fellow countrymen, especially when those foreigners enter the U.S. illegally, and imagine that some people feel similarly towards their fellow countrymen.

    A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could).

    You are, apparently, entirely unfamiliar with the Kennedy political dynasty in the United States?

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    ... or with tolerated moslemic practice in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford etc etc ...
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  142. @JohnnyWalker123
    It's interesting that people always claim that minorities/immigrants are so under privileged. If you look at the places in America that minorities/immigrants end up, they often live in nice areas.

    Blacks, for example, are concentrated in the large cities. Near where all the action is going on. Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff. The inner city is often an amazing place to be. People act like Watts and Harlem are such horrible places to live, but nothing could be further from the truth.

    Immigrants (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Asian, Jamaican, Haitian) are particularly concentrated in the best places - SoCal, South Florida, NYC. How lucky they are. Poor peasants migrate to America and end up on our best real estate.

    In comparison, if you look at the places that are heavily working-class white, it's mostly rural backwaters without much going on. Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there. There's hardly anything going on. Minimal nightlife, no pro sports, nowhere to congregate, little activity from large businesses, not much of a cultural scene. How do people stay entertained and engaged?

    Being working-class white often sucks in America. You get stuck in Boise or Fargo.

    I suppose you could point out that whites still dominate in the suburbs of lots of major cities (not South Florida or SoCal though). The problem is that the suburbs are boring and still cut off from the activity. For example, if you live on Long Island, it's difficult (at least on weekdays) to enjoy the city. Even on the weekends, you have to deal with a painful commute and parking issues to get there. Lots of these suburbs are expensive too.

    Younger single whites sometimes get to live in the big cities, but that's nothing to brag about. A middle-class joe average American should be able to afford to raise a family in the big city, which is often not possible. How many average whites can afford to raise their kids in Chicago, NYC, Boston, LA, etc.? Not many. On the other hand, these cities are full of Latino, black, and even Asian families.

    I find it bizarre that blacks always complain about living in the inner city, as if the inner city is such a bad place to be. As if the suburbs are so much fun. As if whites are lucky to dominate small towns.

    White privilege means having the honor of living in the highly desirable city of Provo, while immigrants/minorities get sent to hellish places like Miami and New Orleans.

    There's a reason why the French (who just elected Macron) put their immigrants in the banlieus, but reserve the inner cities for the affluent and well-connected. White-Americans fled the inner cities for the suburbs decades ago, and think they're lucky because the suburbs are "quiet" (ie boring and sterile). White-Americans sell their homes in Orange County California and end up in the scorched desert of Phoenix or super humid Houston, and they think they're lucky because the housing is so "cheap" (ie tacky suburban sprawl). Then they're told to feel guilty because Mexicans have to live in LA.

    This is a country of fools.

    It's not just liberals who are stupid.

    Conservatives act like the loss of California means very little because they get to live in Atlanta and Dallas.

    LOL.

    Johnny,
    I’m curious as to where you live. Your post sounds like you don’t get out much beyond the big city you live in.

    Near the clubs, museums, nightlife, bars, businesses, sports games, and all sorts of fun and cool stuff.

    All those things exist in medium/small cities and large/medium towns across the U.S. Only a highly biased view would consider only big-city culture worthy of the name. Gettysburg, a town of 7,620, has some amazing museums (Ike’s retirement home is one of them), a National Military Park (actually THE National Military Park, for all intents and purposes; over 1 million visitors annually, as of 2010), great places to dine (a range of great cuisine from highly upscale dining to the Appalachian Brewing Company microbrewery. There is always something going on; sure, its oriented around the most famous battle in American history, but it is in the middle of rural Pennsylvania. Something is drawing a lot of people there on an annual basis, and, sure, the historical battle is the biggest reason. But I bet there are a lot of repeat visitors, both American and foreign, because of all the great things to see, do, and dine.

    http://www.destinationgettysburg.com/index.asp

    There are any number of places across the United States like this. You need to open your mind up to the possibilities. Yes, I’ve visited and lived in plenty of big cities in my life; they are fine as far as it goes. But you neglect to account for the bad side of the ledger about big-city life; cities are very crowded; most of them (particularly outside of the developed countries) are filthy and sources of mass disease outbreaks, as they have been all throughout human history; we’ve only had mass sanitation in the cities for the last 130 years or so; New York and Boston in 1870 were full of trash and animal waste in the muddy streets, and likely smelled as bad as, say Calcutta does today. Florida was a hot, humid backwater swamp that nobody wanted to visit until air-conditioning became widespread after World War II. And for every nice museum, opera house, sports stadium, and restaurant row, there are two or three poverty rows, lots of dive bars, pornographic theaters, prostitution districts and etc. Make sure you account for the bad and just don’t praise the good. Every kind of living experience contains both good points and bad points; the cities exist, and are extremely dependent on all the raw materials mined and processed, and food that is planted grown and harvested in the rural hinterlands. Cities are filled with people that have highly specialized skills; out in the ‘burbs or the country, you need to be more of a jack of all trades. There is a reason that royal families and aristocrats always had country estates to travel to when the crappiness of the city just became too much to handle sometimes.

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    All those things exist in medium/small cities and large/medium towns across the U.S.
     
    Not really. For example, in a lot of smaller cities/towns, the main nightlife is a few run-down bars and some 24-hr diners. The local sports team (assuming they're lucky enough to have one) is a minor league MLB club or AHL/ECHL. Shopping is a small outlet mall, whose main attraction is Sears.

    In these areas, "White privilege" means going to bed at 9PM because there's nothing to do. Then waking up at 6:30 to work in some gypsum factory. Then after work, going for dinner at Izzy's.

    When I drive across America, I'm often shocked at how boring much of the country is. However, other than Native reservation, it's usually whites that seem to live in these places.

    I'll acknowledge you're probably right about Gettysburg, but most of America isn't like that. The average flyover country suburb or small-town has little history or charm. It's mostly generic houses, WalMarts, and McDonalds. Very few places are Gettysburg or Monticello. Mostly you get places like La Grande, Oregon.


    But you neglect to account for the bad side of the ledger about big-city life
     
    True enough, but most of those issues were resolved by the 50s.

    Here's a famous song about returning WWI veterans.


    How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm
    (After They've Seen Paree)

    Reuben, Reuben, I've been thinking
    Said his wifey dear
    Now that all is peaceful and calm
    The boys will soon be back on the farm
    Mister Reuben started winking and slowly rubbed his chin
    He pulled his chair up close to mother
    And he asked her with a grin

    Chorus (sung twice after each verse):
    How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm
    After they've seen Paree'
    How ya gonna keep 'em away from Broadway
    Jazzin around and paintin' the town
    How ya gonna keep 'em away from harm, that's a mystery
    They'll never want to see a rake or plow
    And who the deuce can parleyvous a cow?
    How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm
    After they've seen Paree'

    Rueben, Rueben, you're mistaken
    Said his wifey dear
    Once a farmer, always a jay
    And farmers always stick to the hay
    Mother Reuben, I'm not fakin
    Tho you may think it strange
    But wine and women play the mischief
    With a boy who's loose with change

    Chorus (sung twice after each verse):
    How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm
    After they've seen Paree'
    How ya gonna keep 'em away from Broadway
    Jazzin around and paintin' the town
    How ya gonna keep 'em away from harm, that's a mystery
    Imagine Reuben when he meets his Pa
    He'll kiss his cheek and holler "OO-LA-LA!
    How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm
    After they've seen Paree'
     

    These days, flyover country isn't so wholesome anymore. It's awash with heroin and painkillers. It's also influenced (through tv and internet) b the same pop culture as the big cities.

    There is a reason that royal families and aristocrats always had country estates to travel to when the crappiness of the city just became too much to handle sometimes.
     
    If I had money, I'd buy a home in Huntington Beach and a summer place in Santa Barbara.
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  143. @Frau Katze
    Certainly true in the USA.

    Less so in Canada, where I live.

    The French (who must been pretty white then) still recall the "soixantes-huitards" (68-ers).

    Anti-racism did play a big role, but more in that it was used in these almost-all white countries as a wedge to accept foreign immigrants from the world over.

    I guess it came from WW II. That was the final nail in the coffin for the West.

    If you wouldn't accept large numbers of absolutely anyone, you were...a Nazi...of course.

    The Commies killed way more but they always get a pass, for some reason I can't figure out.

    It must be the same reason that the Weather Underground and other 60s groups never faced any consequences. They and Stalin were on the side of angels. Or something.

    It must be the same reason that the Weather Underground and other 60s groups never faced any consequences. They and Stalin were on the side of angels. Or something.

    It probably helped a great deal that the leadership were scions of wealthy and connected families.

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  144. @Anonymous
    @JohnnyWalker

    Your interpretation of white flight as ethnic cleansing is not accurate. There is economic machinery that is grinding way and driving the racial trends in America.

    E.g. In 1990s Socal the powers that be drastically reduced the defense/aerospace footprint. This was one of many large drivers of demographic change. Those folks didn't hang around for the vaunted Socal weather. They left for jobs in other states which was the reason their ancestors went to Socal in the first place.

    Also your description of Socal, Soflo, NYC as the best places in America is highly questionable. These places have major quality of life issues that impact even top elites. These places are chock full with people who hate where they live but feel they must keep living there.

    This is a complex subject. I suppose you could call it a form of ethnic cleansing when offshore Chinese/others buy up the real estate on the west coast, NYC, Florida. But nobody is being forced to sell and sellers are receiving a windfall payment for mediocre properties in most cases.

    It would indeed be accurate to say blacks have been ethnically cleansed in the literal sense from south LA. They are targeted with violence by La Raza and have not received windfall payments to move.

    That last mention, la raza cleansing the blacks, would make an interesting documentary. Too bad Vice has lost its marbles.

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  145. Is there something else going on between Maass and Hahn? Maass appears to have stewed over the Hahn article for a year and a half. He alludes to the fact that they grew up about a mile from each other (albeit at different times). He’s doing research into her personal background including delving into her FB and Instagram accounts.

    And now he comes out with this piece in The Intercept. Maass is really concerned and upset about this girl!

    Quite strange….Maybe Maass wanted to mentor Hahn, and she rebuffed him? I don’t know…but Maass’ article reads more like a call for help— an attempt to let others in on his stalking ambitions. Perhaps somebody who cares about Maass can step in and slow his roll before he does something stupid.

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  146. @Anonymous
    "Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009"

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”
     

    Speaking as someone of 100% Italian heritage, I feel personally insulted that Trump used the perfectly good Christian name of “Carmine” in such a cavalier fashion. In my personal experience, only Irish NYPD cops, working in concert with Jamaican or Haitian drug dealers, would stoop so low and use the telephone in such a manner in order to intimidate innocent property owners. Trump was obviously hanging out with the wrong people and picked up some really vile, filthy habits. He probably thought he was being funny. Trump has a really strange sense of humor.

    Come back, Little Sheba, all is forgiven! (In the Burt Lancaster movie, Little Sheba is a dog that ran away and never came back. Sheba was also the name of Jack Ruby’s dog. He locked the dog in his car and 35 minutes later shot Oswald. There’s a moral there, somewhere – – – but I’m still looking for it).

    Be honest now, don’t you wish Trump would pull the same phone prank on Maxine Waters, nowadays!

    Is Marine Le Pen eligible to run for 2020 GOP presidential nomination? If not, the constitution should be amended, chop-chop! If Barry could use a fake Birth Certificate, why can’t she?

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  147. @Old Palo Altan
    Jean Raspail, the soon to be 92 year old author of The Camp of the Saints, is one of France's most revered and respected novelists, on the Right certainly, but also on the literate Left. The Camp was published in 1973 and has, alas, proven to be strikingly prophetic. I recommend it, urgently, to all of Steve's more serious readers.
    Maass is a crass ignoramus and should be laughed to scorn.
    Bully for Julia Hahn, and may Harvard-Westlake increasingly turn out people like her.

    Here is the book, for anyone who wants to read it. It’s an English translation.

    http://www.jrbooksonline.com/pdfs/camp_of_the_saints.pdf

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  148. @Schweiz
    American terminology is confusing.
    What constitutes a Patriot Group?
    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?
    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?
    Are those unpatriotic?
    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?
    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?

    What constitutes a Patriot Group?

    They are armed groups that are politically active. Also known as ‘militias’.

    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?

    Both.

    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?

    Most would indeed be categorized as ‘conspiracy theorists’ by the pro-establishment types.

    Are those unpatriotic?

    Not sure what you’re referring to here.

    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?

    No. In SPLC-land, anyone to the right of Abby Hoffmann is a ‘fascist’ or a ‘hatemonger’.

    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?

    The latter, I presume. I have never seen an SPLC report on the antifa thugs, for example, even though there are far more of them now than there are Klan groups.

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  149. It is of course bizarre, but many people feel that Germania has failed to atone for its behaviour in the First and Second World Wars, both of which it caused directly… English cities, for instance, bombed to bits – why no reparations but rather the reverse ? …

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    Reparations got a bad reputation after WW I. Some people thought they helped get Hitler in power. You could argue about that for months, maybe years...it's that complicated.

    I've read a lot about it and I can't say one way or the other.
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  150. @Alec Leamas
    Wow. Thanks for the most autistic take on Steve's fisking. Why not just imagine the warm feelings and concern you leftists have for everyone on Earth except your fellow countrymen, especially when those foreigners enter the U.S. illegally, and imagine that some people feel similarly towards their fellow countrymen.

    A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could).
     
    You are, apparently, entirely unfamiliar with the Kennedy political dynasty in the United States?

    … or with tolerated moslemic practice in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford etc etc …

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  151. Noblesse oblige from the current ruling class of the American Empire? Ain’t gonna happen.

    I would suggest that all American Patriots refine their speaking voice to something approximating James Mason’s speaking voice. A more specific reference would be the voice James Mason used in the film “The Shooting Party.”

    You must defend your ancestors if you are to bring patriotism back to American politics. It does not matter whether your ancestors came in through the Northern, mid-Atlantic or Southern colonies, you must not dishonor your ancestors by judging them as the globalizers seem to do.

    It would help if you had some ancestors who made a little trip over to England in the year 1066. You need not be wealthy, but the bloodlines back to England are somewhat important to refute the “proposition nation” nitwits who hold the corporate propaganda megaphone.

    James Mason as Sir Randolph Nettleby in “The Shooting Party” :

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  152. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Speaking of WWII, I was at a luxe suburban Miami bar mitzvah this weekend. At the party/dinner afterwards, the bar mitzvah boy lit a candle for each of the people he wanted to honor and thank.

    After lighting one for his parents and one for his brother, he lit one for his doddering grandfather, saying he wanted to be just like his grandfather “except not join the [US] Army.”

    Reinstating the draft would be salutary.

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    All for the IDF, right?

    I hope an IED gets him.
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  153. By now, every European country is overrun not only by African invaders, but by the accompanying sob stories.

    In this recent one, a female journalist calls our attention on the plight of African & Maghreb men around an Italian train station and their inhuman living conditions.

    Don’t miss her change of heart at 1:19.

    (in Italian with English subtitles)

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    I saw that video, hilarious!! She didn't come across as a liberal, just another TV reporter and cameraman doing their job.

    But then they were attacked.
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  154. @Anonymous
    @JohnnyWalker

    Your interpretation of white flight as ethnic cleansing is not accurate. There is economic machinery that is grinding way and driving the racial trends in America.

    E.g. In 1990s Socal the powers that be drastically reduced the defense/aerospace footprint. This was one of many large drivers of demographic change. Those folks didn't hang around for the vaunted Socal weather. They left for jobs in other states which was the reason their ancestors went to Socal in the first place.

    Also your description of Socal, Soflo, NYC as the best places in America is highly questionable. These places have major quality of life issues that impact even top elites. These places are chock full with people who hate where they live but feel they must keep living there.

    This is a complex subject. I suppose you could call it a form of ethnic cleansing when offshore Chinese/others buy up the real estate on the west coast, NYC, Florida. But nobody is being forced to sell and sellers are receiving a windfall payment for mediocre properties in most cases.

    It would indeed be accurate to say blacks have been ethnically cleansed in the literal sense from south LA. They are targeted with violence by La Raza and have not received windfall payments to move.

    Your interpretation of white flight as ethnic cleansing is not accurate.

    Bullshit.

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  155. @Anonymous
    "Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009"

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”
     

    Kim Jong-Un picks up his phone in Pyongyang and hears the following spoken in a Queens accent:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”

    N. Korean intelligence traces the phone call to a phone booth on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

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    "Nice coupla million commie slaves ya got there, Mr. Kim, shame iffa something were to happen to em."
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  156. @PhysicistDave

    The private school she attended (as I did, a generation earlier) is Harvard-Westlake. It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles.
     
    In short, Hahn is a "traitor to her class." (For the youngsters, that is an accusation that was leveled at FDR.)

    Dave

    Last week I heard a masked communist call an Asian dude a “race traitor” to his face because he was protesting the commies.

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  157. @PhysicistDave

    The private school she attended (as I did, a generation earlier) is Harvard-Westlake. It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles.
     
    In short, Hahn is a "traitor to her class." (For the youngsters, that is an accusation that was leveled at FDR.)

    Dave

    Heaven forbid wealthy Californians hire Americans to do those jobs… Dios nos libre…

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  158. @anony-mouse
    I've been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus). You could say the same thing BTW about the Intercept.

    Breitbart has time as an ally.

    I’ve been saying for some time that one of the problems Unz.com has is that its articles are written overwhelmingly by half-centenarians plus (often very plus).

    It doesn’t matter how young you might be. You still have nothing of value to say.

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  159. Jean Respail’s Camp of the Saints if probably my favorite book ever. Fiction can be more true than non fiction.

    Jean Respail is brutally honest, accurate and so very funny. He even predicted a Liberation Theology Catholic Pope from South America who made welcoming the 3rd world masses to Europe his religious mission.

    Do others remember the brown Indian guy who took the White side? He was hilarious as a call in guest to some blathering liberal idiot going on and on about cultural enrichment from the Ganges river.

    “No you don’t know my people – they’ll kill you destroy everything”

    The Liberal radio show cuts him off and says something like:

    “Must be some high caste brahmin with obvious racial prejudice”

    And then the Indian guy somehow comes back in and says:

    “No, I’m as black as a nigh**** – my people will kill you and destroy everything”.

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  160. @Whiskey
    As Hollywood becomes exclusively non White and very no go for Jews, Muslims and Blacks not keen on Jews ...

    Expect more of this. Muslim and Black advancement in the elite can only come from denying those in it already their place.

    Dream on. Hollywood has never been as Jewish as it is now. So the Weinstein Brothers just crank out kill White people porn movies like “D’Jango Unchained” and open this filth on Christmas Day.

    Hollywood becoming no go for Jews?

    Ha Ha – – you’re funny.

    “Who Runs Hollywood? C’mon”
    Joel Stein LA Times

    http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/19/opinion/oe-stein19

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    Hollywood in the 1970s and earlier was far more Jewish than today. Not coincidentally the films were better, too...
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  161. @mukat

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left
     
    Let's take Horowitz's autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can't just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.

    Let’s take Horowitz’s autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can’t just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.

    His parents were Stalinists. He spent his post-Columbia years in Europe cementing his marxist faith: He lived in Sweden for a year while writing his first book on american imperialism, and then worked at the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation in London, where he became close to Ralph Milliband and Isaac Deutscher.

    He was a real leftist.

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  162. @Judah Benjamin Hur
    There's definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen). It's a huge waste of resources and energy all around.

    There are just enough people like you to remind us why we dislike people like you and deem you to be untrustworthy.

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  163. @PiltdownMan
    OT: Deadhead donates million dollar guitar that used to belong to Jerry Garcia to a charity auction for the Southern Poverty Law Center.

    http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-news/jerry-garcias-custom-wolf-guitar-be-auctioned-brooklyn/31132

    Sad news- that guitar has a great sound. I believe he used it though ’77 and ’78, which in my opinion were the Dead’s best years. Think how many old rich Jewish ladies they can scare with the proceeds. Also sad to learn it on the 40th anniversary of the Cornell show- 5/8/77

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    Good news is the IRS will strip them of the 501C3 statues for what they did during the election, and they tax them into the poor house. Uncle Sam LOVES "free money" and they have so much of it.
    , @PiltdownMan
    Impressive catch on the Barton Hall anniversary!
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  164. Steve should get a pulitzer for his ongoing coverage of America’s class war. (and write a book someday.)

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  165. @Anon
    "More infamous than famous?" This pencil-necked stalker can't even write. For the record I'm in favor of bombing west L.A.

    Also I take it this isn't the same Maass who wrote about NYC mobsters...?

    The other guy is Maas with one S. He was a pretty good writer, I do enjoy a good mobster saga.

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  166. @Anonymous
    "Report: Trump used a fake name and payphone to threaten a lawyer’s family in 2009"

    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/328191/trump-fake-name-payphone-kristopher-hansen-threat/

    Five days after Donald Trump resigned in 2009 from the board of his bankrupt casino holding company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure. Before filming the interview on February 18, Trump may have made a phone call under a pseudonym threatening an attorney representing the company’s bondholders, BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold reports.

    The call in question, according to FBI documents, came from a telephone booth located across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater at 2:05 p.m., around the time guests typically arrived at Letterman’s studio. According to the call’s recipient, Kristopher Hansen, who at the time represented a group of private investors who refused to buy out Trump’s failing company, a voice with a thick New York accent identified himself as “Carmine” and threatened Hansen’s family.

    The transcript, from the Holmdel police department report:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”
     

    Be grateful it wasn’t P.U.T.I.N. on the phone, threatening delivery of polonium sushi.

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  167. A detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India … an obscure cornerstone of the utmost fringes of white racism.

    It’s rather nice that we are being told upfront how to think.

    We might otherwise be totally lost in #BadthinkNovels.

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  168. @mukat

    David Horowitz was a red-diaper baby and an early adherent of the New Left
     
    Let's take Horowitz's autobiography with a grain of salt. Was he a true believer at Ramparts or was he sent by the CIA from Columbia U. to Ramparts? Who knows, but you can't just take his word for it that he was a real leftist.

    Or maybe he was sent by space aliens or the Comintern. You have the same amount of proof for all of these speculations (zilch) so they are equally plausible.

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    My suspicion arises from the historical fact that during the Cold War the CIA funded many American journalistic enterprises, from the mainstream to the wild extreme. CIA agents worked as journalists, too, including on the NYTimes with the full approval of Punch S.

    Paley, the legendary CEO of CBS, was old chums with the head of CIA.

    Columbia, Harvard, Yale were common recruitment sources for CIA.

    This is not new information, but it appears to be completely new to you.

    Perhaps you are not as well-read as you think.

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  169. @SimpleSong
    I've lived in some big east coast and west coast cities with great locations, and lots of diversity. I've lived in places like Provo.

    Places like Provo are nicer in every respect despite lacking beautiful coast, mild weather, natural harbors, etc. The only reasonable explanation is that Provo must have magic dirt!

    The relative advantages of places like Provo are only getting greater as time goes on. If I want great classical music I don't need a local symphony; youtube has any classical piece you could imagine, any orchestra, instantly. I don't need a great library as long as Amazon delivers. I don't need a great coffee shop to discuss the issues of the day with the other radicals when I have iSteve. I'll grant that maybe a big city could be better for mate selection, but frankly I think that's an urban myth.

    Geographic determinism is real, just not in the obvious way: magic dirt isn't fertile soil, quite the opposite: it's soil that was unsuited to cotton cultivation in the 19th century. Rich, functional societies have a lack of natural resources, not abundance, which weeds out those who can't or won't contribute. Or used to, anyway.

    (up to a point of course, I don't expect McMurdo Station to become a great city anytime soon.)

    If what you say is true, why does a condo in SF or NYC cost a gazillion $? If the Internet has made living in the sticks easier and more fulfilling, why do all of the elites want to live in a handful of big cities?

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    Two words:

    Foreign
    Money
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  170. @anon
    A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people’s
    lawns


    As a Midwestern native white American, I did that as a teenager. Lots of people did. I was kind of surprised to find that that wasn't the case everywhere.

    The kid in Can't Buy Me Love did it, and nobody seemed to think it was all that weird, so it couldn't have been that long ago that it was common elsewhere.

    Even in places where this sort of work is still done by native born Americans, it’s not usually done by teens anymore. Modern teens are too scheduled to have side businesses cutting grass. Maybe selling grass.

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  171. @Cagey Beast
    Funny thing is I too only got to know Plato's Republic a few years ago and it was only by listening to it several times as an audio book. The version I heard was read by Patrick Horgan, whose English accent really helped me make the connection between Plato and the many little Christian gentleman who'd studied this before me.

    You can see places in The Republic where Adam Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Darwin, and Galton might have said: You know, Plato could have taken that bit a little further …

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  173. @Frau Katze
    Even a solitary wrecker must be dealt with. This woman (maybe she doesn't want servants) is clearly a traitor. She's been shamed by this article, but it likely won't be enough.

    That's how Stalin saw it.

    Jokes on the left, they fuck with one, they fuck with us all…..

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  174. @Lord Jeff Sessions

    Not long after she was appointed to the White House at the age of just 25, one of her college friends reacted by writing on Facebook, “It’s weird because she was always very nice and it’s disappointing when seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent.” Another friend asked, “WTF happened???”
     
    It should be noted that Julia Hahn's full name is Julia Aviva Hahn, and her boyfriend in college was latino.

    On the subject of Harvard Westlake, I know a person who works there (http://www.hw.com/about/Leadership), and he says the level of wealth there is astounding, lots of security measures too, if I recall correctly.

    In my circle, it’s considered normal to ascertain whether the person is ‘Nazis/Nazi-adjacent’ prior to committing to friendship.

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  175. @anon

    the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”
     
    To be fair, I did always find that part to be the weakest part of the novel. It didn't seem like it was really accurate, and it was unnecessary anyway. Even if the invaders weren't pervs, it wouldn't have made them any more necessary or desirable.

    Jean Raspail gave an interview (maybe a year ago) in which he said that the invaders he had in mind were Muslims, but it would have been too dangerous to write it that way, hence the Indians. And no one can argue that Muslims aren’t sex-obsessed.

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  176. @Schweiz
    American terminology is confusing.
    What constitutes a Patriot Group?
    Do they care more about the country, or care differently?
    How does that differ from a garden-variety conspiratorial group?
    Are those unpatriotic?
    Are there non-far-right Patriot groups in the SPLC world?
    Do any of those conspire, or are they excluded by definition?

    It can be confusing because people use the term in different ways. I will refer to your questions by their order from top to bottom (“What constitutes…?” is 1, u.s.W)

    1) Most groups that refer to themselves as “patriot” in one way or another are groups that want to be closer to America as founded.

    2) I would say that most patriot groups care more about the country, believing that to move substantially away from the American way, as it’s been traditionally understood, is to essentially destroy America, as much as it might still exist under the same name as an empty husk of what it was.

    3) In a very real way, those who would destroy America are the conspiratorial ones. They could not do what they want to do if they stated their goals openly, and so resort to subterfuge and tricks.

    4) I’m not sure what “those” refers to…

    5 (and also 6, if I understand the question) NO. To the SPLC, anyone who believes in things like assimilation, free association, an individual right to self-defense, limited government, government by the people and not by elites, that all of human history shows marriage is between one man and one woman, etc., are “extremist right-wing”.

    Basically, imagine if the press in your country gave complete credence and credibility to someone who wanted to call the SVP neo-Nazis.

    (I’m assuming you are Swiss.)

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  177. @anon

    the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”
     
    To be fair, I did always find that part to be the weakest part of the novel. It didn't seem like it was really accurate, and it was unnecessary anyway. Even if the invaders weren't pervs, it wouldn't have made them any more necessary or desirable.

    Jean Raspail gave an interview (maybe a year ago) in which he said that the invaders he had in mind were Muslims, but it would have been too dangerous to write it that way, hence the Indians. And no one can argue that Muslims aren’t sexual maniacs.

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    Interesting, Perplexed. That would have made it even mote nasty. He didn't need that section, true.
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  178. @Ganderson
    Sad news- that guitar has a great sound. I believe he used it though '77 and '78, which in my opinion were the Dead's best years. Think how many old rich Jewish ladies they can scare with the proceeds. Also sad to learn it on the 40th anniversary of the Cornell show- 5/8/77

    Good news is the IRS will strip them of the 501C3 statues for what they did during the election, and they tax them into the poor house. Uncle Sam LOVES “free money” and they have so much of it.

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  179. @Spotted Toad
    I think California makes clear you have to have an unbelievably high discount rate/lack of concern about the future in order to affirm the dominant ideology. You can do it for your own self-aggrandizement (qua Mr. #BlackLivesMatterX100) but even a decent respect to the possibility of having your own family and feeling concern for their future welfare makes it almost impossible to endorse things going the way they're going, even if you're quite privileged.

    Having a family probably helps to inculcate a ‘future time orientation.’ Meanwhile, the zeitgeist propounds “live for the moment/live in the present” in a way that encourages and justifies the lack of impulse control.

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  180. This all comes closer and closer to the picture of an intellectual carnival with Hitler being the main attraction.

    So the PC-carnival arrives at the first postmodernist, poststructuralist, “nice” young Jewish women to be called: “Nazi/Nazi-Adjacent”.

    Thing is, journalist PeterMass, as the leader of the PC crowd at the Intercept, raging against Julia Hahn, seems to be nothing else but puzzled himself:

    “…seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent. Another friend asked, “WTF happened???”’

    If – I F – ok: If Peter Mass bothered to listen: “WTF” happens is a Nazi-inflation, which hopefully will end soon.

    Since there are a few lessons to learn from the total desaster, Hitler and his German/Austrian (French, Italian, Japanese…) fellows caused. But in oder to name them, you’ve got to know at least the tiniest little bit about WW I & Versailles, and the role, the international economic break-down following ’29 caused, and, and, and (concentration camps, extinguishing of “worthless life”, eugenics (going berserk) etc. etc. – the fact that big parts of the industrial elite and all (all!) of the communist leaders at the same time around 1931 1932 decided, that the Weimar Republic was a failure…).

    Erverything is still the way Paracelsus had it: “He who thinks all fruit are ripe at the same time, like the strawberries, knows nothing about the grapes. (…) He, who doesn’t understand, is worthless.”

    (= There’s no way to judge without a decent knowledge).

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  181. @Anonymous
    Speaking of WWII, I was at a luxe suburban Miami bar mitzvah this weekend. At the party/dinner afterwards, the bar mitzvah boy lit a candle for each of the people he wanted to honor and thank.

    After lighting one for his parents and one for his brother, he lit one for his doddering grandfather, saying he wanted to be just like his grandfather "except not join the [US] Army."

    Reinstating the draft would be salutary.

    All for the IDF, right?

    I hope an IED gets him.

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  182. @Steve Sailer
    I suspect that Harvard-Westlake's Charlie Munger, who was on the Board of Trustee or whatever it's called, has had a heretical thought or two out of all the zillions of thoughts he's had over the years.

    Charlie’s comments, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, from the Berkshire Hathaway board meeting last Friday:

    May 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm ET

    Munger Doesn’t Pull Any Punches on Puerto Rico

    Earlier this week, Puerto Rico shocked some investors by filing for what amounted to the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.

    Mr. Munger asks: Who would have guessed a territory of the U.S. would be bankrupt?

    He then answers very matter of factly.

    “Well I would have guessed it because they behaved like idiots,” said Mr. Munger.

    Leading into the question, the pair had been asked what they had learned lately. Mr. Munger said that buying Apple stock shows Mr. Buffett has learned something since previously he had basically sworn off technology shares.

    More importantly, though, it’s what they don’t forget.

    “We don’t unlearn the old tricks and that is really important,” said Mr. Munger, who then went into his Puerto Rico explanation and a similar predictive view of Greece.

    He closes his views by noting Berkshire didn’t buy any Puerto Rico bonds.

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  183. DWB says: • Website
    @JohnnyWalker123
    I always find it interesting that people automatically assume that California must be uniformly liberal. Didn't California produce Reagan and Nixon? Didn't California vote solidly Republican in the post-WWII era? Wasn't Orange County previously considered a bastion of conservatism?

    It seems a lot of the fiercest brawls (between pro-Trump and anti-Trump forces) have happened in California (especially Southern California) - Huntington Beach, Anaheim, San Diego, Berkeley.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97UxSGxw8Go

    Here's an article on how California is full of pro-Trump intellectuals (such as Steve Sailer, Ron Unz, Mickey Kaus, Claremont, etc).

    https://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/10/06/how-the-golden-state-became-the-intellectual-capital-of-trumps-gop/

    Who are the Golden State thinkers who have helped build a sophisticated case for the proudly unsophisticated presidential candidate? In the northern half of the state, there’s Victor Davis Hanson, the celebrated Hoover Institution classicist who has favorably described Trump as a “D-11 bulldozer blade” against a bankrupt Acela establishment, and Ron Unz, an idiosyncratic Bay Area political activist and entrepreneur who publishes the Unz Review, a Trump-friendly, highbrow online journal with a devoted following.

    Curtis Yarvin, the software developer and founding blogger of “neoreactionary” thought—an anti-democratic ideology popular among a slice of Silicon Valley engineers—also lives in the Bay Area. Though Yarvin’s writings are more philosophical than political and he has never explicitly given Trump his stamp of approval, he is widely cited on the pro-Trump alt-right. In particular, he has been associated with Peter Thiel, the billionaire San Francisco author, entrepreneur, and lapsed libertarian granted a prime-time speaking slot at the GOP convention in Cleveland.

    Venturing hundreds of miles down the Pacific Coast, past the Monterey Bay and across the San Gabriel Mountains, there’s Steve Sailer, a controversial, widely read right-wing blogger based in Los Angeles known for pioneering the concept of “human biodiversity”—another pillar of the alt-right—and Mickey Kaus, the former New Republic writer and author-turned-anti-immigration wonk who started boosting the eventual nominee on his data-heavy blog early in the primaries.

    Finally, the Claremont Institute—a conservative think tank also headquartered in Los Angeles County—brings the most brainpower and organizational heft to the pro-Trump intellectual project. “Publius Decius Mus,” a pseudonymous writer for the Claremont Review of Books, made waves last month with a scorched-earth screed (“The Flight 93 Election”) in defense of the candidate and against the alleged impotence of New York-Washington conservative thought leaders in the face of the country’s relentless leftward march. The California publication followed up on this lengthy treatise with another piece, “After the Republic,” in which international relations scholar Angelo Codevilla pronounces the American democratic experiment dead and identifies the selection of a post-republican emperor as the sole remaining task for principled conservatives in 2016. A recently published list of pro-Trump intellectuals disproportionately consisted of signatories who were either Claremont scholars or alumni of Claremont Graduate University.
     

    Yes – California was once a reliable Republican state. While Reagan is actually a transplant (from Illinois, I believe, not unlike the Iowan Herbert Hoover), Nixon actually was from California (Yorba Linda, then way out in the boonies south and east of Los Angeles).

    The state was (and to a degree, still is) a place where people with an independent streak who hail from back east go to escape. This ID-driven thinking still predominates in the rural areas of California (read anything by Victor Davis Hanson).

    Of course, increasingly, the huge coastal cities here increasingly have this hive mentality, so rather than independent, “leave me alone” folks with a libertarian streak, what San Francisco and Los Angeles are attracting is people who have consumed the multi-culti Kool Aid in gulps that would choke a horse.

    Add to that, as Steve has quoted Brecht, California has “appointed a new people.”

    In 1994 (the year that often is touted as the turning point where the Democrats began their march to being a one-party ruling organ), the electorate in California was more than 80% white. Today, it is less than 50%.

    The consequences are obvious.

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  184. @Altai
    This totally ignores the relatively mainstream treatment of Jean Raspail and CoTS in France. It's certainly not seen as Mein Kampf. It also ignores the entire premise and it's actual manifestation in modern times. Raspail is still alive too, maybe quote what he thinks about all this? Bright side, even their crazed description of CoTS sounds better than most modern fiction, they just red pilled a bunch of people.

    A massive demographic replacement unprecedented outside war and genocide is happening and it's happening without the consent of the people in France or the rest of Europe. It's entirely the result of complex decisions by their ostensibly representative democratic governments.

    WHY?!

    But all the Intercept can think about is 'brown immigrants' and to point and sputter.

    I do love the prudishness, did the authors not read French post-war literature?

    This.

    Also, you can actually buy what the Intercept likens to “My Kaampf” from amazon fr, no problemo:

    https://www.amazon.fr/Camp-Saints-pr%C3%A9c%C3%A9d%C3%A9-Big-Other/dp/2221123964/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1494260177&sr=8-1&keywords=le+camp+des+saints

    Maybe Greenwald should actually start to get good writers?

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  185. res says:
    @Dave Pinsen
    Steve's made the same point, about how African Americans in the future may be amazed to learn their ancestors lived in such desirable places.

    And so affordably! One point I don’t think I have seen raised is think how much money inner city African American homeowners could make if they were able to gentrify their own neighborhoods (and not sell out too early giving someone else most of the appreciation). There are plenty of reasons this won’t happen, but it makes an interesting thought experiment. What a squandered opportunity.

    P.S. Thinking about this some more, did this happen in Harlem? The exception that proves the rule?

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    I had the idea years ago that they could form a REIT to buy the real estate in poor, NAM inner city neighborhoods, have the poor NAM residents leave, sell or lease the land for redevelopment, and share the profits with the residents who left. It really doesn't make sense to subsidize poverty in major cities while the middle class has to commute an hour in to their jobs.
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  186. FPD72 says:
    @Steve Sailer
    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."

    I don’t know where in “The Republic” Plato discusses this concept of Socrates, but Peter makes a similar point to Christians in 1 Peter 4:15, where he instructs his readers that if they are to suffer, let it not be for being a “ἀλλοτριεπίσκοπος,” which has been variously translated as “troublesome meddler” or “busybody.” This instruction is near the end of an extended passage that extends over three chapters concerning strategies that Christians should employ to reduce conflict with the unbelieving world.

    It’s sad that so much of the church has ignored this teaching.

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  187. fnn says:

    Don’t overestimate the number of “based” Jews- even in Israel:

    http://www.timesofisrael.com/french-israelis-vote-overwhelmingly-for-macron/

    French-Israelis vote overwhelmingly for Macron Fear of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen seen as factor driving strong support for president-elect among Jews

    In a post on her Twitter account, Helene Le Gal said that Macron received 96.3 percent of votes in Israel. The vote was seen as an effort to block his opponent, the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Overall, Macron won 64% of the vote.

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  188. @Percy Gryce

    This raises the prospect of what is known, among experts who study extremism, as a cluster.
     
    This is satire, surely. That sentence was my tipoff.

    Yes, reads as complete silliness–unintended satire. Two occurrences merely connotes randomness. Clusters are formed from excess proportional frequency. For champions of diversity, the Left is sure puzzled when it makes an appearance. (Granted, their definition of diversity is rather constricted.)

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  189. @Jack D
    If what you say is true, why does a condo in SF or NYC cost a gazillion $? If the Internet has made living in the sticks easier and more fulfilling, why do all of the elites want to live in a handful of big cities?

    Two words:

    Foreign
    Money

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    Beat me to it.

    Also, people who have no choice but live there because that's where industry x is primarily located, combined with inelastic supply; this combination siphons off most of the value of industry x to whoever happens to own the real estate in the area despite its objective cruddiness. Workers have no choice but to fork over a big part of their paycheck for rent. If you just gave someone 500K to buy a place he's going to get the big house in Provo, not the dumpy studio in NYC.

    Regardless, price and value are not the same things and in many cases are only tenuously correlated. Which is more valuable, steel or gold? An original Rothko or a house? The average space to live in Provo is priced lower but is much more valuable than the average space to live in SF. If people stop believing in gold or Rothkos or SF real estate the price will soon reflect that of copper, canvas, and a house in Camden, NJ.
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  190. @a reader
    By now, every European country is overrun not only by African invaders, but by the accompanying sob stories.

    In this recent one, a female journalist calls our attention on the plight of African & Maghreb men around an Italian train station and their inhuman living conditions.

    Don't miss her change of heart at 1:19.

    (in Italian with English subtitles)

    I saw that video, hilarious!! She didn’t come across as a liberal, just another TV reporter and cameraman doing their job.

    But then they were attacked.

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  191. “This scenario isn’t true only for Islamic extremists.”

    Nor is it true only for Trump supporters either (as implied), based upon the results of the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.

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  192. @Lord Jeff Sessions

    Not long after she was appointed to the White House at the age of just 25, one of her college friends reacted by writing on Facebook, “It’s weird because she was always very nice and it’s disappointing when seemingly nice people turn out to be Nazis/Nazi-adjacent.” Another friend asked, “WTF happened???”
     
    It should be noted that Julia Hahn's full name is Julia Aviva Hahn, and her boyfriend in college was latino.

    On the subject of Harvard Westlake, I know a person who works there (http://www.hw.com/about/Leadership), and he says the level of wealth there is astounding, lots of security measures too, if I recall correctly.

    It should be noted that Julia Hahn’s full name is Julia Aviva Hahn

    What is notable about her name?

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    Aviva is a common Hebrew name, meaning "spring". Tel Aviv translates as "Spring Hill".
    , @Jack D
    Aviva is a Hebrew name and girls with that name are usually Jewish. It would be unusual for a Jew to be a Nazi .
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  193. @Percy Gryce
    I believe I've made the point before that there is enough material for a dozen social-science dissertations (by brave grad students) on the ethnic cleansing of white Americans from those areas.

    They wrote those books years ago. They were and are required reading in the ridiculous nonsense known as sociology.

    Those books blamed the working and middle class Whites who fled the terrorist take over of the cities for the destruction of black parts of the cities.

    Evil, evil Whitey!!!!!!!!!

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    Yes, that's what I mean: I'm urging the revisionist versions of those works.
    , @JackOH
    "Those books blamed the working and middle class Whites who fled the terrorist take over of the cities for the destruction of black parts of the cities."

    Alden, yep, my understanding of "White flight" is to lay blame on those Whites who could escape for the failure of fantastically arrogant Great Society schemes that upended the wary but cordial and voluntarist relations between Blacks and Whites for . . . for what.

    Call it "ethnic cleansing", "population transfers", or what you will, there seems to me to be no "civil rights" or "fair housing" in those laws that started or accelerated the destruction of America's cities.
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  194. FPD72 says:
    @Anon 2
    A friend tells me that in the Midwest native white
    Americans are perfectly happy to mow (other white) people's
    lawns, maintain their pools, and clean their homes. No
    immigrants are needed

    I’m as white as they come but I’ve mowed lawns, cleaned pools, and cleaned houses. I’ve also washed dishes and done construction. When Bush talked about “jobs that Americans won’t do” I was furious that he would consider me un-American.

    My two sons had a lawn mowing business in their teenage years. They had about 20 lawns they did on a weekly basis. This didn’t seem to interfere with their academics or sports; both were captains of their respective athletic teams at their Class 6A high school in Dallas. But alas, they appear to have been the last of their kind. After they left I never saw another white kid in our neighborhood mowing lawns. It’s all done by aliens now.

    I am still rankled by Rove’s comment that he didn’t want his kid working at a tomato processing plant. What’s wrong with manual labor, especially as a way of earning some money while in school? This elitist thinking that some forms of labor are beneath us is a plague; it denies the dignity of work and has produced a generation of spoiled brats.

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    “It’s hard to imagine a class of people who benefit more from immigrant and undocumented workers — who clean their homes, mow their lawns, maintain their pools, and cook their meals — than Hahn and other children of privilege in Los Angeles. The comfortable life she enjoyed was due, in no small part, to the immigrants she demeaned as a writer for Breitbart.”

    Did it ever occur to the author that the scenario which he lays out is precisely WHY this woman turned on her “class?”

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  196. @Venator
    "An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever."

    That's, of course, BS. Please get your history right before chiding Steve. Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.

    Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.

    Which is precisely why it must be attacked.

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    Yes, noblesse oblige is attacked by the elites, who are betting on anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-male identity politics. Why? Divide et impera. Let the peons do our work, we don't need no rednecks who snottily deem themselves our equals. So, kill off the white trash, get in the brown trash.
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  198. California has more far-right conspiratorial “Patriot” groups, 81, than any other state in the country (Texas, the runner-up, has 79). California may be the “Left Coast,” but it is also the beating heart of the far-right coast. …

    It’s almost as if (unlike insulated people in Ohio or Nebraska, or the rich in megalopoli, who like to gabble about what hardworking, nice people “immigrants” are) those of us actually forced to live and fight the Malthusian death match every moment of out lives are tired of suffering shit with a smile….

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  199. @Chrisnonymous
    That part also rings hollow to me, based on my impressions of Indians I have met.

    However, Raspail was writing in the 1970s, and his impression of Indians was probably influenced a lot by the Indology of that period. Alain Danielou's Le temple hindou : centre magique du monde was published in the '70s too.

    I forget which of Danielou's books I read, but, in one, he recollected the impression that erotic temple carvings first had on him when he visited India from Catholic France.

    I suspect this--mid-20th-century shock over "Asian sun people" erotic art--is the origin of Raspail's description. It is, in fact, quite a good description of, for example, the carvings at Khajuraho, and the focus on sperm may reflect the assumption that India's extreme progeneration is related to this eroticism.

    I wonder whether there might be influence from Tom Wolfe? In “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” he wrote about a semen saturated platform/bed onboard the Merry Pranksters’ bus. It was published in 1968, well before COS.

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  200. @Achmed E. Newman
    "... he had praised a detestable novel envisioning France invaded by an armada of brown-skinned migrants from India. The French novel is called “The Camp of the Saints" ... "

    Detestable?! Come on, no matter what you think of Raspail's political statement in it, it was one hell of a good book. I could barely put it down, but I had to do stuff. The translator (sorry, the name escapes me now) did a bang up job, as this was no action novel, and he had to convey people's opinions and moods and such.

    OK, sorry, let me read the rest of your post, Steve.

    It’s detestability isn’t in the book’s readability or literary quality. It’s in the message, which runs against the Narrative. At least for this guy, who probably didn’t read it anyway.

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  201. @res

    Noblesse Oblige is a great metaphor for one of the tenets of citizenism.
     
    Which is precisely why it must be attacked.

    Yes, noblesse oblige is attacked by the elites, who are betting on anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-male identity politics. Why? Divide et impera. Let the peons do our work, we don’t need no rednecks who snottily deem themselves our equals. So, kill off the white trash, get in the brown trash.

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  202. So what this hysterical condemnation is granting is that David Cole was right after all, and the revivification of the cultural and political right comes from Southern California?

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  203. guest says:
    @Steve Sailer
    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."

    I remember it as “everything in its place ” If you’re a pig farmer, you do pig farming things. If you’re a philosopher, you be a philosopher. Philosophers who spend their time pig farming are defective philosophers; they’re betraying the nature of philosophical work. Betraying your place in the order like that, doing work that isn’t your own, is being a busybody.

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  204. @Nick Diaz
    Steve Sailer:

    "The concept that America’s 21st Century rich ought to feel a sense of noblesse oblige toward their less privileged fellow American citizens simply doesn’t register in the conventional wisdom. Fellow American citizens would charge the residents of Beverly Hills more for servant duties than illegal aliens would, so screw them, those racists"

    You clearly don't understand what noblesse oblige is, or the social context of societies that practiced it.

    Old aristocratic societies had noblesse oblige because aristocrats had *higher legal status from birth*. Only they could exercise position in government, and they had literally powers of life and death over plebeians. An aristocrat could literally murder a commoner with no justification whatsoever. In those societies, aristocrats had an obligation to take care of commoners because those were the "pets" of the aristocrats.

    With the Enlightnment, everyone became equal before the law. In a capitalist bourgeoise society, there are no social obligations at all, because people relate to each other voluntarily and through contracts. Salaries are negotiated based on supply and demand, and on the skills you have to offer your employer.

    You supporting noblesse oblige for a society like the U.S is ridiculous because there is no inherited priviledge. Money is not priviledge because everyone is free to make it. Money inheritance is not the same as inheriting more political rights than others because a higher political status gives you true power over others while money does not. One gives you power of coercion over others, while the other doesen't. A rich man cannot kill you in cold blood and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). Sure, he can hire better lawyers, but he will face the same laws as everyone else. A rich man cannot go to your house and rape your daughter and get away with it(like an aristocrat could). He cannot put you in chains and force you to work for him(like aristocrats could). Having money only gives you power over others if they allow it to, such as in a work contract. But even then the power is very limited. Your boss can fire you if you do not show up to work, but he can't beat you or force you to work. Having a superior political status is a *whole* other ball game in terms of power than the power of money.



    Now, you can say that a spoiled rich brat who never worked a day in his life and inherited a fortune from daddy has an obligation towards others because he didn't earn his money. But that is a bad argument, because Society gave him nothing; his father did. This is not the same as the situation of a son of a duke in medieval France or England, who is inheriting from Society a higher status. In his case, the priviledge is given by the Society and not by his father. Being the son of his father is conditione sine qua non for him to inherit the priviledge, but it is not the father but the Society that gives the priviledge. So it is fair that he owes something in return for his priviledged status. But a rich boy is receiving nothing from Society, but only from his father, who used his freedom to choose to work hard, a freedom that everyone has equally, to make his fortune. So he owes Society nothing. If the rich boy runs over a bunch of people with his Lamborghini, he is in deep trouble even if all the people he ran over are all poorer than him. His "priviledge", which is vastly inferior to actual political priviledge, is given to him by an individual and not by the nation or Society. A poor man is also free to leave all his money to his kids, or to whoever he wants. Are those people priviledged as well and therefore have an obligation of noblesse oblige towards people that are even poorer than them, ssuch as street vagrants, even if they inherited only a trailer and make minimum wage?

    Advocating noblesse oblige for a Society such as the U.S.A is *wholly* inadequate. Please don't bring this up again.

    “In a capitalist bourgeois society, there are no social obligations at all”

    You’re not even trying, are you?

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  205. @Opinionator
    It should be noted that Julia Hahn’s full name is Julia Aviva Hahn

    What is notable about her name?

    Aviva is a common Hebrew name, meaning “spring”. Tel Aviv translates as “Spring Hill”.

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  206. @Broski
    Seriously? This is stupid. Trump himself, worth several billion dollars in 2009 and a ~9 year NBC reality tv superstar, called some potential investors and threatened their families? No.

    Apparently Trump was known to call up reporters in NY under a pseudonym, so calling in death threats would not have been a big reach. I don’t believe it either without proof but I’m not a big believer in the “it’s unimaginable to me that X could have done Y (because he is so rich, is a person of high character, etc), therefore he COULD NOT have done Y” defense. Maybe you are suffering from a failure of imagination. People do stuff that is “out of character” all the time.

    Trump visited “The Late Show with David Letterman” to feign confidence and duck responsibility for his latest business failure.

    Yup, this reporter sure sounds like an unbiased neutral source to me.

    If you go back to the Buzzfeed source, it says that the recipient speculated that it was Trump’s bodyguard, not Trump himself. Nor do we know whether the call was made at Trump’s request or with his knowledge. So again “Tosten (what kind of name is that?) Burks spins the story to make it sound worse than it really was.

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  207. @Opinionator
    It should be noted that Julia Hahn’s full name is Julia Aviva Hahn

    What is notable about her name?

    Aviva is a Hebrew name and girls with that name are usually Jewish. It would be unusual for a Jew to be a Nazi .

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  208. @Neoconned
    On the left there is something called a "popular front" - an alliance of leftist political groups.

    In Europe at least they should form a pan European anti immigration party....

    If Le Pen, etc cant win elections then at least they can survive within the euro framework and keep out as many third worlders as possible

    On the left there is something called a “popular front” – an alliance of leftist political groups.

    These “popular fronts” and “people’s fronts” have been around since the time of the Romans*, mate. They’re nothing but a bunch of splitters!

    And, BTW, what have the Romans ever done for us (besides the aquaducts)?

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  209. Oh that Peter Maass. The other and better Peter Maas would disagree.

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  210. @JohnnyWalker123
    I always find it interesting that people automatically assume that California must be uniformly liberal. Didn't California produce Reagan and Nixon? Didn't California vote solidly Republican in the post-WWII era? Wasn't Orange County previously considered a bastion of conservatism?

    It seems a lot of the fiercest brawls (between pro-Trump and anti-Trump forces) have happened in California (especially Southern California) - Huntington Beach, Anaheim, San Diego, Berkeley.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97UxSGxw8Go

    Here's an article on how California is full of pro-Trump intellectuals (such as Steve Sailer, Ron Unz, Mickey Kaus, Claremont, etc).

    https://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/10/06/how-the-golden-state-became-the-intellectual-capital-of-trumps-gop/

    Who are the Golden State thinkers who have helped build a sophisticated case for the proudly unsophisticated presidential candidate? In the northern half of the state, there’s Victor Davis Hanson, the celebrated Hoover Institution classicist who has favorably described Trump as a “D-11 bulldozer blade” against a bankrupt Acela establishment, and Ron Unz, an idiosyncratic Bay Area political activist and entrepreneur who publishes the Unz Review, a Trump-friendly, highbrow online journal with a devoted following.

    Curtis Yarvin, the software developer and founding blogger of “neoreactionary” thought—an anti-democratic ideology popular among a slice of Silicon Valley engineers—also lives in the Bay Area. Though Yarvin’s writings are more philosophical than political and he has never explicitly given Trump his stamp of approval, he is widely cited on the pro-Trump alt-right. In particular, he has been associated with Peter Thiel, the billionaire San Francisco author, entrepreneur, and lapsed libertarian granted a prime-time speaking slot at the GOP convention in Cleveland.

    Venturing hundreds of miles down the Pacific Coast, past the Monterey Bay and across the San Gabriel Mountains, there’s Steve Sailer, a controversial, widely read right-wing blogger based in Los Angeles known for pioneering the concept of “human biodiversity”—another pillar of the alt-right—and Mickey Kaus, the former New Republic writer and author-turned-anti-immigration wonk who started boosting the eventual nominee on his data-heavy blog early in the primaries.

    Finally, the Claremont Institute—a conservative think tank also headquartered in Los Angeles County—brings the most brainpower and organizational heft to the pro-Trump intellectual project. “Publius Decius Mus,” a pseudonymous writer for the Claremont Review of Books, made waves last month with a scorched-earth screed (“The Flight 93 Election”) in defense of the candidate and against the alleged impotence of New York-Washington conservative thought leaders in the face of the country’s relentless leftward march. The California publication followed up on this lengthy treatise with another piece, “After the Republic,” in which international relations scholar Angelo Codevilla pronounces the American democratic experiment dead and identifies the selection of a post-republican emperor as the sole remaining task for principled conservatives in 2016. A recently published list of pro-Trump intellectuals disproportionately consisted of signatories who were either Claremont scholars or alumni of Claremont Graduate University.
     

    I hope someone is preparing a vigorous defense against the “Highbrow” slur.

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  211. @Whiskey
    The struggle in California to evict White Middle and Working class Americans in favor of a permanent serf class of Mexicans and Jihadi Muslims etc. to attack the remnants is over. Now the struggle turns to the elite. If Harvard-Westlake churns out a few Alt-Righters, the establishment ought to ask why? The answer is of course Machiavellian, in that the elites who turned Alt-Right saw opportunity slip away as ethnic nepotistic networks crowd out all those EVEN IN THE ELITE who don't belong to the in-group ethnic network: Armenian or Mexican or Black or Muslim or Guatemalan or Chinese or Indian it does not matter. Just the exclusion.

    This process is going on in Hollywood, as BLM activists get fewer and fewer Whites in lead roles, along with writers and directors. Soon every movie will be somewhere between "Get Out" and "Django Unchained" ... as it already is trending on TV. It is also in politics, where after the failure of the Clinton Restoration, its clear that no White candidates need apply post-Obama. Imagine President Oprah or Samuel L. Jackson or Jamie Foxx or Kamala Harris. And Teaching as Steve has chronicled. And business. Purge those nerds!

    There is a limited number of elite spots available, in order to move non-Whites in, Whites need to be pushed out. That creates permanent enemies, nothing makes a person want to throw over the chess table than being a loser at the game and permanently excluded. So I say yes, fire every Nice White Lady teacher, every White writer, executive, producer and actor in Hollywood, every White business exec and politician. Make it all Black, Brown, Diverse, with attitudes out of Bombay and Shanghai. A more pre-revolutionary setting could not be devised by man.

    If Bannon had been a huge success in Hollywood, would he hold his views today? Well Hollywood certainly showed HIM! [OT all the non-White ladies at work of whom there are many LOVE LOVE LOVE "Get Out" for obvious reasons.]

    Great post, Whisk … whaaaa?!? Yeah, Whiskey.

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  212. Sorry for this off-topic sidenote but I wonder if we could classify Tom Kratman’s book “Caliphate” as a defacto sequel to “Camp of the Saints”?

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  213. @black sea

    Places like Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, upstate NY, Appalachia, New England. Nobody wants to live there.
     
    I guess tastes differ. You've drawn up a list of places where -- more or less -- I would like to live, and in the cases of Montana and Wyoming, have lived, albeit for relatively short periods. (Good work was hard to find).

    And I do wonder if you've ever been to Boise, or some of the other areas you've apparently written off as rural dumps.

    Boise vs. South Florida? For me, it isn't even a decision.

    Agreed: I sojourned twice for a month each time in Rapid City, South Dakota and loved it.
    White, clean, and quiet (except when the Hells Angels were in town), and with beautiful big sky country in every direction.
    Since the internet keeps us so intimately in touch with everywhere else these days, I could even imagine living there.
    But I still prefer New York.

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  214. @JackOH
    I recall your comments, and those of others, from a few months ago. "Ethnic cleansing" of Whites from our major cities, where they'd invested much social and financial capital, seems not at all too strong a term.

    "White flight", the term as commonly used, seems to be always mildly derogatory of Whites, but very few thinkers and no mainstream politicians I'm aware of ask the obvious question: what was it that Whites believed they were fleeing from?

    “White flight” implies that whites were moving to greener pastures.

    Ethnic cleansing is a more accurate term. Whites were forced out by extreme issues with crime and real estate prices. So they moved to less desirable places.

    Only idiot Americans could believe that it’s “privileged” to live in some remote suburb full of WalMarts, a tiny downtown, and tract housing.

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  215. @Steve Sailer
    I have to confess to only now finally reading Plato's "Republic." I was rather struck to discover that Socrates' definition of "justice" is translated variously as "minding your own business," "not being a busybody," and "not being meddlesome."

    That’s anti-social justice.

    He was too primitive to appreciate the wonders of social justice.

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  216. fnn says:
    @Paco Wové
    "What is detestable about it?"

    Well, its descriptions of third-worlders are pretty racist, almost comically so. I get the feeling that M. Raspail's gorge rises at the very thought of being in the same room as one of those filthy, dusky, depraved sub-humans.

    Which is unfortunate in that it permits the dishonest reviewer to to point to those bits of the novel and trumpet how awful they are, while ignoring the strikingly prophetic bits. And also the accurate and incisive portraits of the varieties of European cuckoldry.

    Well, its descriptions of third-worlders are pretty racist, almost comically so. I get the feeling that M. Raspail’s gorge rises at the very thought of being in the same room as one of those filthy, dusky, depraved sub-humans.

    Raspail spent a big chunck of his life in the Third World:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Raspail

    During the first twenty years of his career Raspail traveled the world to discover populations threatened by their confrontation with modernity. He led a Tierra del Fuego–Alaska car trek in 1950–52 and, in 1954, a French research expedition to the land of the Incas. In 1981 his novel Moi, Antoine de Tounens, roi de Patagonie (‘I, Antoine of Tounens, King of Patagonia’) won the Grand Prix du Roman (award for a novel) of the Académie française.

    http://galliawatch.blogspot.com/2015/09/jean-raspail-we-are-only-at-beginning.html

    You can’t spend your life traveling the world, be a member of the Society of French Explorers, meet I don’t know how many endangered populations, and be a racist. That would be hard, it seems to me. When it came out in 1972 the book shocked people tremendously, and for a reason. There was a period, notably during the seven-year term of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing when a veritable intellectual terrorism was employed against right-wing writers.

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  217. @Frau Katze
    I'm baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?

    But the odd thing is that it's happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

    That those countries are excluded suggests it's been building since the sixties craziness.

    Then at some point in the past few years, opposing massive immigration of whoever shows up at the border suddenly you made you a Nazi.

    The ex-Communist countries had a harder life by quite a bit, I understand. Maybe this has made them more conservative (in the basic sense of the word). Live is tough. Don't ask for problems.

    Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems. Is this connected to how prosperous the West became post WW II? More prosperous than any society at any time in history.

    Isn't prosperity sometimes blamed for weakening societies and making them vulnerable for outside attack?

    In our case, attack wasn't even necessary. They were invited!

    Frau Katze,

    Good comment and I hadn’t thought about it like that: “Instead, our leaders are just begging for problems.

    I personally think that the “leaders” we have don’t care about leading anyone but their fellow elites – they, perhaps only subconsciously, would like to destroy the middle class, especially white men. White men are the only ones who have been used to, in the past in America, controlling their own destinies and having enough powe to change the system if need be.

    So the problems they are begging for are problems for us, but solutions for them. That’s why things keep moving in the same bad direction.

    Lastly, I did read your reply a while back about the “anon” posters. I see your point, however just using one handle on this site and not carrying over to other websites seems to be just the same level of anonymity. How about “anon-II” or something that can be remembered or followed by his readers. Anyway. I didn’t forget your reply on that. Have a good evening Frauline.

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    Yes, the "leaders", the media, the universities, the "celebrities" are one big club.

    Step out of line and you are out, with them ganging up on you. And this club has a LOT of resources for making your life miserable.
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  218. @Rod1963

    I’m baffled too. Did the shift occur during the Obama administration?
     
    For the most part yes.


    But the odd thing is that it’s happening at the same time all over the West (excepting the ex-Communist countries).

     

    Not odd when you consider the MSM and Ivy League academia works in conjunction with the elites across the U,.S and Europe. People don't get that the elites have been networking for a over century. Goes back to Cecil Rhodes and J.P. Morgan

    And modern news media is little more than a propaganda organ for the elites. They all take their marching orders from the same source.


    That those countries are excluded suggests it’s been building since the sixties craziness.

     

    That makes sense.

    https://archive.org/details/DoddReportToTheReeceCommitteeOnFoundations-1954-RobberBaron

    There was outrage about the activities of the Foundations- most especially the Rockerfeller Foundation back in the 1950′s.
    No good came of it, of course.

    Hence the astonishing speech to the 1991 Bilderberger conference

    “The transcript from a 1991 Bilderberg group meeting in Baden, Germany, was released, proving how deluded Rockefeller’s views truly were. Bill Clinton also attended this meeting, I’m sure along with many other members of the elite class. Rockefeller stated:

    We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march toward a world government. . . . The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries. (source)”

    http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/03/21/the-new-world-order-david-rockefellers-chilling-1991-speech-at-a-bilderberg-meeting/

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  219. @Kaz
    "the adults were described as sexual maniacs who filled their ships with “rivers of sperm, streaming over bodies, oozing between breasts, and buttocks, and thighs, and lips, and fingers.”

    Does sound like a fucked up book.

    Does sound like a fucked up book.

    No, Kaz, I wrote something on this but deleted it last minute as possibly too crude (albeit funny, in my mind). This writer has a fixation on the sex part, but it was a 1/2 page section and pretty nasty at that – not something from the Penthouse Diaries, as I recall them. The book was not fucked up; I wrote up above my praise for this book. OK, my self-deleted post said that you could pick this up at the county library, and the pages would be all nicely separated, as from the printers.

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  220. @Perplexed
    Jean Raspail gave an interview (maybe a year ago) in which he said that the invaders he had in mind were Muslims, but it would have been too dangerous to write it that way, hence the Indians. And no one can argue that Muslims aren't sexual maniacs.

    Interesting, Perplexed. That would have made it even mote nasty. He didn’t need that section, true.

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  221. @Opinionator
    The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    Interesting. Do you think that, in addition to any delusion that may exist, women in fact face a lesser threat of violence than the men?

    Interesting. Do you think that, in addition to any delusion that may exist, women in fact face a lesser threat of violence than the men?

    No, I would say more, if anything for street crime. If you mean violence in the course of living amongst each other, I don’t know.

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  222. @Jack D
    Kim Jong-Un picks up his phone in Pyongyang and hears the following spoken in a Queens accent:

    “My name is Carmine. I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.”

    N. Korean intelligence traces the phone call to a phone booth on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

    “Nice coupla million commie slaves ya got there, Mr. Kim, shame iffa something were to happen to em.”

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  223. @Achmed E. Newman
    No, the whites are not fools, Johnny. You yourself know the reason for the situation. The safety aspect is primary over all the disadvantages that you mentioned about being in the burbs. That is, for parents and for old people, it's not worth the risk to live very close to the thugs.

    That's why you WILL find plenty of young adults living in, or wanting to live in, the inner city. The young men feel invulnerable, as I and you used to, or they may be pretty tough and carry concealed. The women usually just delude themselves into thinking everyone is a good person.

    This site is all about this sort of thing. I do get your point that it's a shame, though. Someone much cleverer than me came up with "That's why we can't have nice things!" Go back 60 years and we still could - Detroit was "the Paris of the West", and that was not some joke. Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its "Paris of the West" nickname, but that'd be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.

    “Well, come to think of it Detroit may yet regain its “Paris of the West” nickname, but that’d be due to Paris, not Detroit, and not a good thing anymore.”

    Clever line, well done.

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  224. @Judah Benjamin Hur
    There's definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen). It's a huge waste of resources and energy all around.

    There’s definitely some truth to that. But there are just enough people who hate Jews to keep the otherwise irrational fear going (see comments section at Unz or AmRen).

    Actually, it’s completely rational. Nobody thought Hitler was going to kill every single Jew the Wehrmacht could lay its hands on. The old anti-semitic modus operandi was to kill a few Jews for demonstration purposes, expel the rest and steal their property. Hitler set a brand new standard. Sure, a new Holocaust is a low probability event. But it’s an event with catastrophic consequences. Insuring against things like that is why people buy fire insurance. It’s also why, since 9/11, cockpit doors are bulletproof.

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