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    • Replies: @Anon
    Orson Welles had fun with the Nazarenos/KKK comparison in his movie "Mr. Arkadin."
    , @snorlax
    IIRC those were an inspiration for the Klan Kostume.
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  2. Video of students haing a loud anti-Trump protest at a library. Asian student interrupts, “Hey! This is a library!”

    Hilarious.

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    • Replies: @Percy Gryce
    Yeah, Steve posted that a couple of days ago:

    http://www.unz.com/isteve/the-past-vs-the-future-on-campus/
    , @Feeeney
    No, he says: "Hey, this is library!"

    Much funnier/sadder.
  3. Teen-girl self-criticism:
    “Supporting Trump goes beyond a political belief or platform; it is mutually inclusive with racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia, misogyny, anti-Semitism, ableism, fascism, state violence, bigotry, discrimination against all marginalized groups, and the rejection of truth.”

    http://www.rookiemag.com/2017/01/an-apology/

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    • Replies: @Daniel Chieh
    Such a glorious struggle session.
    , @unpc downunder
    Supporting Clinton goes way beyond a political belief or platform, it is mutually inclusive with anglophobia, leukophobia, misandry, class prejudice, mob violence, nation-state phobia, urban privilege, the persecution of politically marginalised individuals, and the rejection of honesty and common sense.
  4. The problem with American liberals is that you can’t even parody them anymore…

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  5. We’re at the beginning of a very interesting time I history, when the vast majority of new young people have an awareness of politics, culture and history, even reality itself, that is barely better than that of a propagandized North Korean population. How do you rationalize with someone who has the same reasoning abilities as a hysterically crying idiot in front of a statue of the dear leader?

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    • Replies: @Seneca
    Great comment. I work with several young people in their late twenties just beginning their university teaching careers. Most are European. They are all just under thirty and totally brainwashed.

    They have no understanding of history and are completely clueless. Like you said it is as if they grew up in North Korea.

    As an American I am shocked by how they view values like freedom of speech (in their opinion it is overrated if it is a conservative traditionalist talking) and other values I grew up cherishing in the USA.

    I am convinced that most of the Millennial generation has been totally hijacked. They don't seem to have much respect for their elders. They are like the Red Guard of the Cultural Revolution.

    Talking with them is almost hopeless, because they are so badly informed and poorly educated in any argument style other than sloganeering (it is all Black Lives Matter, blah blah blah) .

    Best solution I have found (if you can stomachache it and don't have to worry about job security too much LOL) is go full Alinsky on them and personalize the argument by calling them names like "heartless bastard" or "left wing fascist."

    It shocks them (words really hurt these snowflakes) and causes them to listen to the points you are trying to make and the "hate facts" that you need to carefully explain to them . That is if they don't stop talking to you completely LOL (picture some of them literally blocking their ears and saying "I can't hear you.").

    You need to explain to them how, for the most part, the Left (and the Right at least until Trump arrived) has been captured by the top 1% a/k/a of the New Oligarchs.

    Basically you need to deprogram them from the Economist, New York Times/Washington Post, Main Stream Media and Left Academic messages they have internalized over many years of invade the world, invite the world, in debt to the world, Black Lives Matter, Pussy Riots in churches and Gay parades everywhere uber alles.

    The commentator named Anon (Mr. Tarantino?) talked about this problem on another thread in a lengthy post that was very good and worth reading if you can find it.

    It would be great if Steve devoted a couple of threads to this problem with the Millennials you and Anon have mentioned.

    It reminds me of the Grimm Brothers fairy tail of the Pied Piper of Hamelin who leads the children out of the town when he is not paid for cleaning the town of rats. The 1958 movie version starring Van Johnson is a great version of this story.

    Basically, it is as if the young in the USA and Europe have been charmed by a Pied Piper of the SJW variety and taught to hate and disrespect their culture. I blame Leftists in academia, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue for creating a youth culture that completely disrespects traditional authority, experience, and wisdom (not that all authority or old people are worthy of respect mind you).

    Okay, now I have had my rant.

    "Oh yeah, and you kids had best stay off of my grass and out of my yard and.... no you can't have your ball back ....now get out of here before I call your parents."

    There I feel better...sigh.

    Actually it would be funny if it wasn't so damn serious and dangerous.
    , @Olorin
    You accept that reasoning skills are not equally distributed in the population.

    You figure out how to proceed from a space of emotional engagement and transformation. Praise Kek.

    You remove their fetish objects and/or remove those who fetishize them/those who mill out those objects.

    Simply enforcing laws on racketeering, terrorism, and incitement to violence would go a long way to that end.

    Then you stop rewarding and incentivizing and romanticizing parentless and single-parent families.

    Then you start paying top wages to people who work, produce, cooperate, dissent in the manner of thinking adults, and act in every minute in the interests of their loved ones (i.e., grown ups) and larger society rather than in spontaneous-but-coached effusions of infantilism.

    You reward grownups rather than screeching infants.

    IME, these SJW Millennials are a materialistic lot. They are the ones that have championed things like auctioning off their virginity on "social" media. They want money and they want things and they want them now.

    That can be worked with. The leftist and globo foundations have been working with this for my entire life: these youngens will do ANYTHING for grant money.
  6. Modern progressivism is mass hysteria combined with narcissism on very public display.

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  7. These kids have been so influenced by TV, movies, school, and authority figures portraying Hitler, the Klan, and Haven Monahan around every corner it’s messing with their wee minds and making them delusional.

    Is there some kind of mass deprogramming we can do, before these kids start accusing the town minister of being a witch and pressing Giles Corey underneath a rock? (Whoops, too late. The hate hoaxes and rape hoaxes have been going on a while now. The only thing we can hope for is that they don’t reinstitute the death penalty for rape and hate accusations.)

    P.S. Monahan and the Hitler Klan would be either a great name for a metal band or a great name for an “ironic” hipster band.

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    • Replies: @Faraday's Bobcat
    If my son and his friends are any indication, high school boys still have a keen ability to detect and reject teacher bullshit (along with everything else anyone over 25 tries to tell them).
    , @inertial
    People who cry KKK are not delusional. It's a power play. If you are a member of a designated victim group and you cry victim you gain power. You may find this case idiotic but from now on white academics will have to start worrying about how they drape their microscopes. And so it goes, inch by inch.
    , @Pericles
    Monahan and the Kool Kids Klan.

    First record: Boys 'n' the Hood.

  8. So the top story on the NYT homepage is a story about a dreamer. There’s the usual stuff, but there are amusing tidbits if you are a noticer:

    In a recent book, “Lives in Limbo,” Roberto G. Gonzales, an assistant professor at Harvard’s graduate school of education, writes that academically successful Dreamers are far outnumbered by those who become casualties of “the deeper and more far-reaching consequences of being undocumented: living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being undocumented, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.”

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html

    Of course the implications of that paragraph don’t really register with your average NYT reader. Interestingly, the author of this piece also wrote a book called “The Prize” about Zuck’s $200 million dollar donation to the Newark school system, and how it was a flop.

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    • Replies: @Autochthon

    ...living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being poor and white, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.
     
    Fixed it for him.
    , @Yak-15
    The comments tear this article up.
    , @kaganovitch
    Shorter Gonzales "Jason Richwine was right"
  9. The actual microscope looks mostly white. Is it a “white privilege” microscope? Where are the Black Lives Microscopes? Where are the microscopes of color? Is this an example of racism masquerading as science laboratory equipment or even racist science? Perhaps a diversity team needs to thoroughly investigate.

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    • Replies: @inertial
    The Microscope of Color is in the Administration where they use it to magnify microagressions.
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    @Crawfurdmuir
    I wonder what the SJWs in Bowling Green would make of these -

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capirote#/media/File:Not_what_you_may_think_-_these_are_nazarenos_(hooded_penitents)_in_the_Holy_Week_parade_in_Granada_(IMG_5519a).jpg

    Orson Welles had fun with the Nazarenos/KKK comparison in his movie “Mr. Arkadin.”

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  11. Hey just wondering but who has seen the demonstration of the KKK on a pack of marlboros, and the two hoods?

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  12. As of right now, the link to this story on Breitbart’s front page is captioned “Hate Hoax.” The Stevosphere ever expands!

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  13. That lab equipment constitutes a racist micro-aggression and should be removed.

    You may think it’s funny, but this is exactly how White culture and its artifacts traumatize students of color.

    No wonder most of them can’t handle academic rigor (which itself is another White aggression, a barrier-to-entry designed to exclude non-Whites).

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  14. The viewer did not know, perhaps, what a gray binocular microscope covered with a white translucent plastic cover looked like.

    It shows how little some of our STEM-bereft students know. As His Imperial Divine Majesty Donald J. Trump has taught us, they are “…deprived of all knowledge”.

    We have been flirting for far too long with Idiocracy. We almost went over the cliff of cultural cohesion and rationality into full-on insanity. I am not exaggerating one whit.

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    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk

    ...Trump has taught us, they are “…deprived of all knowledge”.
     
    Obviously our schools are failing them. If only they had taxpayer-funded charter schools to go to, then they'd know what a microscope looks like.

    Sorry, but this is one area where I disagree with my president. When people are as dumb as a pile of bricks, no school will help them.

    (And every public high school has lab equipment, but crappy kids don't bother to learn about it.)

    Hardly anybody in America gets the education issue right. A president who did would promote my Three S Program: Sit down, Shut up, and Study. Apply discipline in public schools, and lower the tolerance for lack of effort in studies. In other words, be free to fail those who don't study, and expel those who ruin things for everybody else.

    That, of course, would lead to disparate impact, and we can't have that, can we?

  15. @Lord Jeff Sessions
    So the top story on the NYT homepage is a story about a dreamer. There's the usual stuff, but there are amusing tidbits if you are a noticer:

    In a recent book, “Lives in Limbo,” Roberto G. Gonzales, an assistant professor at Harvard’s graduate school of education, writes that academically successful Dreamers are far outnumbered by those who become casualties of “the deeper and more far-reaching consequences of being undocumented: living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being undocumented, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html

     

    Of course the implications of that paragraph don't really register with your average NYT reader. Interestingly, the author of this piece also wrote a book called "The Prize" about Zuck's $200 million dollar donation to the Newark school system, and how it was a flop.

    …living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being poor and white, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.

    Fixed it for him.

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  16. The “student” who saw the cover (BTW wasnt there a book about something like this,a few years ago:”The Man Who Mistook His Hat For A Klansman”?) seems to be a very dumb,unqualified to be in college black hip hop loving layabout fool. I could be wrong… At least she had a smart phone,unike those poor black and muzzie females who were attacked by Trump supporters.

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  17. Well, I suppose they could put a black hoodie on the microscope. You never know how that might play out ……

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  18. @robot
    Teen-girl self-criticism:
    "Supporting Trump goes beyond a political belief or platform; it is mutually inclusive with racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia, misogyny, anti-Semitism, ableism, fascism, state violence, bigotry, discrimination against all marginalized groups, and the rejection of truth."

    http://www.rookiemag.com/2017/01/an-apology/

    Such a glorious struggle session.

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  19. @Eustace Tilley (not)
    The viewer did not know, perhaps, what a gray binocular microscope covered with a white translucent plastic cover looked like.

    It shows how little some of our STEM-bereft students know. As His Imperial Divine Majesty Donald J. Trump has taught us, they are "...deprived of all knowledge".

    We have been flirting for far too long with Idiocracy. We almost went over the cliff of cultural cohesion and rationality into full-on insanity. I am not exaggerating one whit.

    …Trump has taught us, they are “…deprived of all knowledge”.

    Obviously our schools are failing them. If only they had taxpayer-funded charter schools to go to, then they’d know what a microscope looks like.

    Sorry, but this is one area where I disagree with my president. When people are as dumb as a pile of bricks, no school will help them.

    (And every public high school has lab equipment, but crappy kids don’t bother to learn about it.)

    Hardly anybody in America gets the education issue right. A president who did would promote my Three S Program: Sit down, Shut up, and Study. Apply discipline in public schools, and lower the tolerance for lack of effort in studies. In other words, be free to fail those who don’t study, and expel those who ruin things for everybody else.

    That, of course, would lead to disparate impact, and we can’t have that, can we?

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  20. @Crawfurdmuir
    I wonder what the SJWs in Bowling Green would make of these -

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capirote#/media/File:Not_what_you_may_think_-_these_are_nazarenos_(hooded_penitents)_in_the_Holy_Week_parade_in_Granada_(IMG_5519a).jpg

    IIRC those were an inspiration for the Klan Kostume.

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    • Replies: @Crawfurdmuir
    The penitents' robes may have been the inspiration for the costume of the second (Simmons) Klan founded in 1915, but the surviving pictures of Reconstruction-era Klan disguises bear little resemblance to them. See:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ku_Klux_Klan#/media/File%3AMississippi_ku_klux.jpg

    Almost all the costume and ritualistic hugger-mugger, including cross-burning, that we associate with the KKK today come from that second Klan, and these from D.W. Griffith's 1915 film The Birth of a Nation which in its turn was an adaptation of Thomas Dixon's popular novel The Clansman (1905). If there is a better example of life imitating art I do not know it.

    Dixon derived the cross-burning ritual from one of the novels of Sir Walter Scott, in which a flaming cross was placed on a hill to summon the clans to battle. Many years ago while in Australia I was given a box of Scottish shortbread. On the wrapper was depicted a flaming cross on a mountaintop, of course in allusion to Sir Walter's romantic tales of mediaeval Scotland. I wish I had saved it, as an example of how the same image can mean such different things to different people.

  21. @Lord Jeff Sessions
    So the top story on the NYT homepage is a story about a dreamer. There's the usual stuff, but there are amusing tidbits if you are a noticer:

    In a recent book, “Lives in Limbo,” Roberto G. Gonzales, an assistant professor at Harvard’s graduate school of education, writes that academically successful Dreamers are far outnumbered by those who become casualties of “the deeper and more far-reaching consequences of being undocumented: living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being undocumented, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html

     

    Of course the implications of that paragraph don't really register with your average NYT reader. Interestingly, the author of this piece also wrote a book called "The Prize" about Zuck's $200 million dollar donation to the Newark school system, and how it was a flop.

    The comments tear this article up.

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  22. @robot
    Teen-girl self-criticism:
    "Supporting Trump goes beyond a political belief or platform; it is mutually inclusive with racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia, misogyny, anti-Semitism, ableism, fascism, state violence, bigotry, discrimination against all marginalized groups, and the rejection of truth."

    http://www.rookiemag.com/2017/01/an-apology/

    Supporting Clinton goes way beyond a political belief or platform, it is mutually inclusive with anglophobia, leukophobia, misandry, class prejudice, mob violence, nation-state phobia, urban privilege, the persecution of politically marginalised individuals, and the rejection of honesty and common sense.

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  23. Bowling Green, Ohio is a really nice, Midwestern college town. On I-75 south of Toledo. Very white area of the state, I might add…

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  24. @CCZ
    The actual microscope looks mostly white. Is it a "white privilege" microscope? Where are the Black Lives Microscopes? Where are the microscopes of color? Is this an example of racism masquerading as science laboratory equipment or even racist science? Perhaps a diversity team needs to thoroughly investigate.

    The Microscope of Color is in the Administration where they use it to magnify microagressions.

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    • Replies: @CCZ
    Very good point!! Perhaps the only time social justice warriors approach a scientific instrument. I see a new trademarked tool for "social justice" and gender studies centers, Microscopes For Microaggressions (TM).
  25. @whorefinder
    These kids have been so influenced by TV, movies, school, and authority figures portraying Hitler, the Klan, and Haven Monahan around every corner it's messing with their wee minds and making them delusional.

    Is there some kind of mass deprogramming we can do, before these kids start accusing the town minister of being a witch and pressing Giles Corey underneath a rock? (Whoops, too late. The hate hoaxes and rape hoaxes have been going on a while now. The only thing we can hope for is that they don't reinstitute the death penalty for rape and hate accusations.)

    P.S. Monahan and the Hitler Klan would be either a great name for a metal band or a great name for an "ironic" hipster band.

    If my son and his friends are any indication, high school boys still have a keen ability to detect and reject teacher bullshit (along with everything else anyone over 25 tries to tell them).

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  26. @whorefinder
    These kids have been so influenced by TV, movies, school, and authority figures portraying Hitler, the Klan, and Haven Monahan around every corner it's messing with their wee minds and making them delusional.

    Is there some kind of mass deprogramming we can do, before these kids start accusing the town minister of being a witch and pressing Giles Corey underneath a rock? (Whoops, too late. The hate hoaxes and rape hoaxes have been going on a while now. The only thing we can hope for is that they don't reinstitute the death penalty for rape and hate accusations.)

    P.S. Monahan and the Hitler Klan would be either a great name for a metal band or a great name for an "ironic" hipster band.

    People who cry KKK are not delusional. It’s a power play. If you are a member of a designated victim group and you cry victim you gain power. You may find this case idiotic but from now on white academics will have to start worrying about how they drape their microscopes. And so it goes, inch by inch.

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    • Replies: @Olorin
    Bingo.

    It's the low-IQ version of gaslighting.
  27. @inertial
    The Microscope of Color is in the Administration where they use it to magnify microagressions.

    Very good point!! Perhaps the only time social justice warriors approach a scientific instrument. I see a new trademarked tool for “social justice” and gender studies centers, Microscopes For Microaggressions (TM).

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  28. Black comedy revolves around around buffoonery and vulgarity, and black political commentary revolves around screaming. Satire is rarely seen in either. Satire is for those who can distinguish between reality and absurdity.

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  29. “You people” have a pretty flippant attitude about these clans of microscopes in the labs, hooded or unhooded. Have you ever seen the longer-focal length lenses on some of them? If a student just over-focuses the smallest amount, that low-power lens will go smashing into the slide, killing, maiming, and dismembering 100′s of thousands of bacteria, viruses and un-named other downtrodden creatures of the germ world in one fell swoop! The hatred “our people” receive from some of these microscopes makes lynching look like a day at Chuck E. Cheese.

    “Our people” still speak in horror, in the (yeast, not social) media about the CDC massacree of ought-six, when one affirmative-action technician alone slammed a lens into a slide full of amoebas-of-color, causing the deaths of millions, with the women and children hardest hit. “The Horror, The Horror!” The last thing many of “our people” saw were a swarm of antibodies holding burning cross-shaped amino acids with hate in their mitochondria.

    This is not to mention the many years when we had to ride in the back of the bus – “OK, we’re all just bacteria here, let’s try to get along. Pretend we’re all green, OK? Alright, now light green in the front, dark green in the back.”

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  30. Yeah, I think people are starting to catch on what the NYT is up to.

    I liked these ones:

    I understand this is Indira’s story, and in many ways it is an inspiring one.

    But there’s a reason only 15 percent trust the US media.

    If you’re a doctor, married to a doctor, and you live in a dangerous area, why don’t you just move? How is that possibly worse than moving here illegally and struggling to make a living?

    Also, if you’re educated people with a medical background struggling to support yourselves, why have 6 or 7 kids?

    Those questions just leap out to the reader but not apparently to the interviewer. And it’s exactly that kind so stuff that makes people think they’re at best getting an incomplete story and at worst being lied to.

    And that, in turn, leads to things like a Trump.

    What i don’t understand is why they just didn’t go to Mexico City, if they were afraid of violence in their town. They were both doctors and could have done very well, there is something fishy about this story. Told to elicit maximum sympathy with minimum reporting

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    • Replies: @AnotherGuessModel
    Those are racist inquiries. To evade hatefacts, one must not ask hatequestions.
  31. @Lord Jeff Sessions
    So the top story on the NYT homepage is a story about a dreamer. There's the usual stuff, but there are amusing tidbits if you are a noticer:

    In a recent book, “Lives in Limbo,” Roberto G. Gonzales, an assistant professor at Harvard’s graduate school of education, writes that academically successful Dreamers are far outnumbered by those who become casualties of “the deeper and more far-reaching consequences of being undocumented: living in poverty, having parents and family members who also bear the burdens of being undocumented, watching friends moving forward but being unable to join them, watching opportunities pass you by, navigating a world of exclusions while constantly looking over your shoulder.”
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html

     

    Of course the implications of that paragraph don't really register with your average NYT reader. Interestingly, the author of this piece also wrote a book called "The Prize" about Zuck's $200 million dollar donation to the Newark school system, and how it was a flop.

    Shorter Gonzales “Jason Richwine was right”

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  32. @Lord Jeff Sessions
    Yeah, I think people are starting to catch on what the NYT is up to.


    I liked these ones:


    I understand this is Indira's story, and in many ways it is an inspiring one.

    But there's a reason only 15 percent trust the US media.

    If you're a doctor, married to a doctor, and you live in a dangerous area, why don't you just move? How is that possibly worse than moving here illegally and struggling to make a living?

    Also, if you're educated people with a medical background struggling to support yourselves, why have 6 or 7 kids?

    Those questions just leap out to the reader but not apparently to the interviewer. And it's exactly that kind so stuff that makes people think they're at best getting an incomplete story and at worst being lied to.

    And that, in turn, leads to things like a Trump.
     


    What i don't understand is why they just didn't go to Mexico City, if they were afraid of violence in their town. They were both doctors and could have done very well, there is something fishy about this story. Told to elicit maximum sympathy with minimum reporting
     

    Those are racist inquiries. To evade hatefacts, one must not ask hatequestions.

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  33. @snorlax
    IIRC those were an inspiration for the Klan Kostume.

    The penitents’ robes may have been the inspiration for the costume of the second (Simmons) Klan founded in 1915, but the surviving pictures of Reconstruction-era Klan disguises bear little resemblance to them. See:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ku_Klux_Klan#/media/File%3AMississippi_ku_klux.jpg

    Almost all the costume and ritualistic hugger-mugger, including cross-burning, that we associate with the KKK today come from that second Klan, and these from D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation which in its turn was an adaptation of Thomas Dixon’s popular novel The Clansman (1905). If there is a better example of life imitating art I do not know it.

    Dixon derived the cross-burning ritual from one of the novels of Sir Walter Scott, in which a flaming cross was placed on a hill to summon the clans to battle. Many years ago while in Australia I was given a box of Scottish shortbread. On the wrapper was depicted a flaming cross on a mountaintop, of course in allusion to Sir Walter’s romantic tales of mediaeval Scotland. I wish I had saved it, as an example of how the same image can mean such different things to different people.

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    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
    I expect those lab ghouls to replace the hoods with bluidy serks labcoats.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bidding_stick#cite_note-14
  34. There was a white sheet scare several years ago at Oberlin, that well-known center of Klan activity. I am reminded of Ohio, the Crosby Stills, Nash and Young classic. I have changed the lyrics to fit the times. I am sure CSNY would approve.

    Deplorables with Trump coming
    We’re finally on our own
    This winter I hear the drumming
    White sheets in Ohio.

    Gotta get down to it
    White sheets lynching us now
    Should have been stopped long ago
    What if you saw those
    White sheets all around
    How can you be quiet when you know?

    There was also a white sheet scare several years ago at a campus in Indiana, where the purported KKK member turned out to be a Catholic priest wearing the white robe of his order.

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    • Replies: @Prof. Woland
    Trump will have a golden opportunity sometime in the next four years to seize on a fake hate crime that comes unglued and troll the shit out of the perps. In fact, he won't have to wait four years. He will be accused of everything under the sun but it will just be seen as him being reflexive when he fights back but he can use a botched attack on someone else as the moral high ground. The ultimate troll now has the ultimate bully pulpit and woe to anyone who incurs his wrath.
  35. @Jimi
    Video of students haing a loud anti-Trump protest at a library. Asian student interrupts, "Hey! This is a library!"

    Hilarious.

    https://youtu.be/zLxAzPgrH6k

    Yeah, Steve posted that a couple of days ago:

    http://www.unz.com/isteve/the-past-vs-the-future-on-campus/

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  36. @Jimi
    Video of students haing a loud anti-Trump protest at a library. Asian student interrupts, "Hey! This is a library!"

    Hilarious.

    https://youtu.be/zLxAzPgrH6k

    No, he says: “Hey, this is library!”

    Much funnier/sadder.

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  37. @SPMoore8
    Well, I suppose they could put a black hoodie on the microscope. You never know how that might play out ......

    Or a burka.

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    It would be most amusing to introduce a snazzy long point for the most fashionable of muslim burqas.
  38. @Gringo
    There was a white sheet scare several years ago at Oberlin, that well-known center of Klan activity. I am reminded of Ohio, the Crosby Stills, Nash and Young classic. I have changed the lyrics to fit the times. I am sure CSNY would approve.

    Deplorables with Trump coming
    We're finally on our own
    This winter I hear the drumming
    White sheets in Ohio.

    Gotta get down to it
    White sheets lynching us now
    Should have been stopped long ago
    What if you saw those
    White sheets all around
    How can you be quiet when you know?

     

    There was also a white sheet scare several years ago at a campus in Indiana, where the purported KKK member turned out to be a Catholic priest wearing the white robe of his order.

    Trump will have a golden opportunity sometime in the next four years to seize on a fake hate crime that comes unglued and troll the shit out of the perps. In fact, he won’t have to wait four years. He will be accused of everything under the sun but it will just be seen as him being reflexive when he fights back but he can use a botched attack on someone else as the moral high ground. The ultimate troll now has the ultimate bully pulpit and woe to anyone who incurs his wrath.

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    No doubt the hate crime trollin is in Trump's arsenal, awaiting the appropriate time to jack up the CNN fools.
  39. @Bleuteaux
    We're at the beginning of a very interesting time I history, when the vast majority of new young people have an awareness of politics, culture and history, even reality itself, that is barely better than that of a propagandized North Korean population. How do you rationalize with someone who has the same reasoning abilities as a hysterically crying idiot in front of a statue of the dear leader?

    Great comment. I work with several young people in their late twenties just beginning their university teaching careers. Most are European. They are all just under thirty and totally brainwashed.

    They have no understanding of history and are completely clueless. Like you said it is as if they grew up in North Korea.

    As an American I am shocked by how they view values like freedom of speech (in their opinion it is overrated if it is a conservative traditionalist talking) and other values I grew up cherishing in the USA.

    I am convinced that most of the Millennial generation has been totally hijacked. They don’t seem to have much respect for their elders. They are like the Red Guard of the Cultural Revolution.

    Talking with them is almost hopeless, because they are so badly informed and poorly educated in any argument style other than sloganeering (it is all Black Lives Matter, blah blah blah) .

    Best solution I have found (if you can stomachache it and don’t have to worry about job security too much LOL) is go full Alinsky on them and personalize the argument by calling them names like “heartless bastard” or “left wing fascist.”

    It shocks them (words really hurt these snowflakes) and causes them to listen to the points you are trying to make and the “hate facts” that you need to carefully explain to them . That is if they don’t stop talking to you completely LOL (picture some of them literally blocking their ears and saying “I can’t hear you.”).

    You need to explain to them how, for the most part, the Left (and the Right at least until Trump arrived) has been captured by the top 1% a/k/a of the New Oligarchs.

    Basically you need to deprogram them from the Economist, New York Times/Washington Post, Main Stream Media and Left Academic messages they have internalized over many years of invade the world, invite the world, in debt to the world, Black Lives Matter, Pussy Riots in churches and Gay parades everywhere uber alles.

    The commentator named Anon (Mr. Tarantino?) talked about this problem on another thread in a lengthy post that was very good and worth reading if you can find it.

    It would be great if Steve devoted a couple of threads to this problem with the Millennials you and Anon have mentioned.

    It reminds me of the Grimm Brothers fairy tail of the Pied Piper of Hamelin who leads the children out of the town when he is not paid for cleaning the town of rats. The 1958 movie version starring Van Johnson is a great version of this story.

    Basically, it is as if the young in the USA and Europe have been charmed by a Pied Piper of the SJW variety and taught to hate and disrespect their culture. I blame Leftists in academia, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue for creating a youth culture that completely disrespects traditional authority, experience, and wisdom (not that all authority or old people are worthy of respect mind you).

    Okay, now I have had my rant.

    “Oh yeah, and you kids had best stay off of my grass and out of my yard and…. no you can’t have your ball back ….now get out of here before I call your parents.”

    There I feel better…sigh.

    Actually it would be funny if it wasn’t so damn serious and dangerous.

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  40. @Prof. Woland
    Trump will have a golden opportunity sometime in the next four years to seize on a fake hate crime that comes unglued and troll the shit out of the perps. In fact, he won't have to wait four years. He will be accused of everything under the sun but it will just be seen as him being reflexive when he fights back but he can use a botched attack on someone else as the moral high ground. The ultimate troll now has the ultimate bully pulpit and woe to anyone who incurs his wrath.

    No doubt the hate crime trollin is in Trump’s arsenal, awaiting the appropriate time to jack up the CNN fools.

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  41. The big prize – in light of all the Antifa action – is to determine the size of the stone is inside the kkkrazy glued papier mache ball.
    There are some recent polls showing how non whites are more likely than whites to favor restrictions on speech they deem hateful, but there is precious little data on other metrics of avant garde hardcore leftism.

    Here is one first go at it…..
    Given the record legal & illegal immigration levels in recent decades, you might think it a bit extreme if someone wanted this increased yet further. Perhaps some of this small demographic (22%) is genuinely libertarian, or just ruthlessly in pursuit of cheap labor. But that fraction is likely to be very small. Surely at least 80% of that increase immigration demographic simply wants to transform America asap into something else. Yeah, I am willing to speculate they ain’t crazy about whites, and harbor at least moderate animus about the relatively homogenous America of 1980.
    You can tease out a few possibilities at this link-

    http://www.gallup.com/poll/171962/decrease-immigration-increase.aspx

    A best guess: 15-17% of US Adults (35-39 million) are hardcore Lefties. That is the demographic that would likely justify violence against Trump supporters, or at least the Alt Right.
    Most of them wouldn’t perform the violence themselves, but they would be supportive of it in the “you had it coming” mindsnark. This is going to be a long 8 years.

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    Most of them wouldn’t perform the violence themselves, but they would be supportive of it in the “you had it coming” mindsnark.
     
    The first time I read that, I read the last word as "mudshark."

    Yeah, that woke me up.

    A best guess: 15-17% of US Adults (35-39 million) are hardcore Lefties. That is the demographic that would likely justify violence against Trump supporters, or at least the Alt Right.
     
    THEY are not justifying violence. They are (((echoing))) the violence they consume from the MSM. They aren't doing it, exactly as you say, but they are cheering-on its agents. It makes them feel potent. The potency of betas in many species revolves around mobbing.

    A few RICO prosecutions would go a long way toward turning off the burner under this overboiling cauldron. We should start with those who are paying people/busing them in/etc. to inflict violence on others. It is domestic terrorism and should be treated as such.
  42. Among many other sad phenomena of the times that this incident reveals, one big one is that many people, probably a majority, will be awarded a university degree without ever having seen a what microscope or any other piece of laboratory equipment looks like, or having any math beyond remedial courses, or any computer science whatsoever. We are certifying people to be educated who have none of the knowledge or wisdom necessary to make coherent sense of the modern world.

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  43. @whorefinder
    These kids have been so influenced by TV, movies, school, and authority figures portraying Hitler, the Klan, and Haven Monahan around every corner it's messing with their wee minds and making them delusional.

    Is there some kind of mass deprogramming we can do, before these kids start accusing the town minister of being a witch and pressing Giles Corey underneath a rock? (Whoops, too late. The hate hoaxes and rape hoaxes have been going on a while now. The only thing we can hope for is that they don't reinstitute the death penalty for rape and hate accusations.)

    P.S. Monahan and the Hitler Klan would be either a great name for a metal band or a great name for an "ironic" hipster band.

    Monahan and the Kool Kids Klan.

    First record: Boys ‘n’ the Hood.

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  44. @Prof. Woland
    Or a burka.

    It would be most amusing to introduce a snazzy long point for the most fashionable of muslim burqas.

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  45. @Bleuteaux
    We're at the beginning of a very interesting time I history, when the vast majority of new young people have an awareness of politics, culture and history, even reality itself, that is barely better than that of a propagandized North Korean population. How do you rationalize with someone who has the same reasoning abilities as a hysterically crying idiot in front of a statue of the dear leader?

    You accept that reasoning skills are not equally distributed in the population.

    You figure out how to proceed from a space of emotional engagement and transformation. Praise Kek.

    You remove their fetish objects and/or remove those who fetishize them/those who mill out those objects.

    Simply enforcing laws on racketeering, terrorism, and incitement to violence would go a long way to that end.

    Then you stop rewarding and incentivizing and romanticizing parentless and single-parent families.

    Then you start paying top wages to people who work, produce, cooperate, dissent in the manner of thinking adults, and act in every minute in the interests of their loved ones (i.e., grown ups) and larger society rather than in spontaneous-but-coached effusions of infantilism.

    You reward grownups rather than screeching infants.

    IME, these SJW Millennials are a materialistic lot. They are the ones that have championed things like auctioning off their virginity on “social” media. They want money and they want things and they want them now.

    That can be worked with. The leftist and globo foundations have been working with this for my entire life: these youngens will do ANYTHING for grant money.

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    Agreed on the materialistic thing. Though, I think Boomers really got this going in dramatic fashion. But Millennials are no better and if history's pattern is any indication, will be breathtakingly worse. The clinical obsession with oversized pickup trucks and luxury SUV's in my town is a pretty good example.
  46. @CrunchybutRealistCon
    The big prize - in light of all the Antifa action - is to determine the size of the stone is inside the kkkrazy glued papier mache ball.
    There are some recent polls showing how non whites are more likely than whites to favor restrictions on speech they deem hateful, but there is precious little data on other metrics of avant garde hardcore leftism.

    Here is one first go at it.....
    Given the record legal & illegal immigration levels in recent decades, you might think it a bit extreme if someone wanted this increased yet further. Perhaps some of this small demographic (22%) is genuinely libertarian, or just ruthlessly in pursuit of cheap labor. But that fraction is likely to be very small. Surely at least 80% of that increase immigration demographic simply wants to transform America asap into something else. Yeah, I am willing to speculate they ain't crazy about whites, and harbor at least moderate animus about the relatively homogenous America of 1980.
    You can tease out a few possibilities at this link-
    http://www.gallup.com/poll/171962/decrease-immigration-increase.aspx

    A best guess: 15-17% of US Adults (35-39 million) are hardcore Lefties. That is the demographic that would likely justify violence against Trump supporters, or at least the Alt Right.
    Most of them wouldn't perform the violence themselves, but they would be supportive of it in the "you had it coming" mindsnark. This is going to be a long 8 years.

    Most of them wouldn’t perform the violence themselves, but they would be supportive of it in the “you had it coming” mindsnark.

    The first time I read that, I read the last word as “mudshark.”

    Yeah, that woke me up.

    A best guess: 15-17% of US Adults (35-39 million) are hardcore Lefties. That is the demographic that would likely justify violence against Trump supporters, or at least the Alt Right.

    THEY are not justifying violence. They are (((echoing))) the violence they consume from the MSM. They aren’t doing it, exactly as you say, but they are cheering-on its agents. It makes them feel potent. The potency of betas in many species revolves around mobbing.

    A few RICO prosecutions would go a long way toward turning off the burner under this overboiling cauldron. We should start with those who are paying people/busing them in/etc. to inflict violence on others. It is domestic terrorism and should be treated as such.

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  47. @inertial
    People who cry KKK are not delusional. It's a power play. If you are a member of a designated victim group and you cry victim you gain power. You may find this case idiotic but from now on white academics will have to start worrying about how they drape their microscopes. And so it goes, inch by inch.

    Bingo.

    It’s the low-IQ version of gaslighting.

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  48. @Crawfurdmuir
    The penitents' robes may have been the inspiration for the costume of the second (Simmons) Klan founded in 1915, but the surviving pictures of Reconstruction-era Klan disguises bear little resemblance to them. See:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ku_Klux_Klan#/media/File%3AMississippi_ku_klux.jpg

    Almost all the costume and ritualistic hugger-mugger, including cross-burning, that we associate with the KKK today come from that second Klan, and these from D.W. Griffith's 1915 film The Birth of a Nation which in its turn was an adaptation of Thomas Dixon's popular novel The Clansman (1905). If there is a better example of life imitating art I do not know it.

    Dixon derived the cross-burning ritual from one of the novels of Sir Walter Scott, in which a flaming cross was placed on a hill to summon the clans to battle. Many years ago while in Australia I was given a box of Scottish shortbread. On the wrapper was depicted a flaming cross on a mountaintop, of course in allusion to Sir Walter's romantic tales of mediaeval Scotland. I wish I had saved it, as an example of how the same image can mean such different things to different people.

    I expect those lab ghouls to replace the hoods with bluidy serks labcoats.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bidding_stick#cite_note-14

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  49. @Pericles
    It would be most amusing to introduce a snazzy long point for the most fashionable of muslim burqas.

    In white for wearing in summer.

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  50. @Olorin
    You accept that reasoning skills are not equally distributed in the population.

    You figure out how to proceed from a space of emotional engagement and transformation. Praise Kek.

    You remove their fetish objects and/or remove those who fetishize them/those who mill out those objects.

    Simply enforcing laws on racketeering, terrorism, and incitement to violence would go a long way to that end.

    Then you stop rewarding and incentivizing and romanticizing parentless and single-parent families.

    Then you start paying top wages to people who work, produce, cooperate, dissent in the manner of thinking adults, and act in every minute in the interests of their loved ones (i.e., grown ups) and larger society rather than in spontaneous-but-coached effusions of infantilism.

    You reward grownups rather than screeching infants.

    IME, these SJW Millennials are a materialistic lot. They are the ones that have championed things like auctioning off their virginity on "social" media. They want money and they want things and they want them now.

    That can be worked with. The leftist and globo foundations have been working with this for my entire life: these youngens will do ANYTHING for grant money.

    Agreed on the materialistic thing. Though, I think Boomers really got this going in dramatic fashion. But Millennials are no better and if history’s pattern is any indication, will be breathtakingly worse. The clinical obsession with oversized pickup trucks and luxury SUV’s in my town is a pretty good example.

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