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From New York Times’ columnist Roger Cohen’s reaction to the State of the Union speech:

Trump spoke of American grit, of “total American resolve,” of American heart and American hands, whipping his audience into chants of “USA! USA! USA!” Trump’s America is, in the end, a reflection of himself: male, militaristic, white, mean and macho.

… but his core message was nationalistic, nativist, harsh and defiant.

This was “Volk und Vaterland” in American guise …

And if there’s a border, we build a wall. And if there’s a chance to display bigotry, we seize it.

Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace. …

As for immigrants, the president had not a kind word. You would not guess from Trump’s words that a Cato Institute study of refugees admitted to the United States between 1975 and 2015 found that the chance of an American being killed in a terrorist attack committed by a refugee is 1 in 3.64 billion. … His so-called American Dream is made up of the nightmares he imagines and that now hang over the world.

Also …

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… Republicans’ problem is that since George W. Bush left town they’ve become the East Germans of the 21st century. They have embraced a cultural model that produces low growth and low dynamism. No wonder they want to erect a wall.

Progressives say Republicans oppose immigration because of bigotry. But it’s not that simple. It’s more accurate to say restrictionists are stuck in a mono-cultural system that undermines their own values: industry, faithfulness and self-discipline. Of course they react with defensive animosity to the immigrants who out-hustle and out-build them. You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

If Americans are turning into East Germans, it might have something to do with what their elites want to do to them. As the Communist East German playwright Bertolt Brecht noted in 1953:

The Solution

After the uprising of the 17th June
The Secretary of the Writers Union
Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee
Stating that the people
Had forfeited the confidence of the government
And could win it back only
By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier
In that case for the government
To dissolve the people
And elect another?

My less poetic response to David’s column is now up at Taki’s Magazine.

 
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  1. The New York Times is an ethnic, regional newspaper with its own quirks and inherited obsessions … and that’s okay. The rest of us just need to recognize that and conduct ourselves accordingly.

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    • Agree: Coemgen
    • Replies: @anon
    The rest of us just need to recognize that and conduct ourselves accordingly.

    The real problem is getting the average guy in the street to realize it.

    A lot of them have, to be sure. But far too many people out there still think that if the Times says something, it's true.
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  2. Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace. …

    “[T]he investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election” is not gathering pace. It is over. Everyone from “D” Congressmen to Savannah Guthrie will tell you that it’s an “obstruction of justice” investigation.

    How one can obstruct justice in relation to a bogus investigation of nothing is another question entirely.

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    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Isn't that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?
    , @Autochthon
    Yes, this canard has always stank to high heaven. The classic example is the man charged with resisting arrest when the police had no justifiable reason whatsoever to be arresting him (hence his resistance!): It's horseshit. It's why we have (and need) juries: the law is a ass.
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  3. If Americans are turning into East Germans, it might have something to do with what their elites want to do to them. As the Communist East German playwright Bertolt Brecht noted in 1953:

    You really pulled your punches on the Brooks thing, but that’s a great observation.

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  4. NYT Columnists Remind Us: Trump and His Voters Seem Suspiciously German

    Well, with the aid of a good dictionary, I can read German fairly well…..

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    • Replies: @SMK
    Most Jewish activists, politicians, journalists, intellectuals, etc., including neocons likes Brooks and Rubin and Kristol, fear and hate white gentiles. But Germans are uniquely malevolent. To quote the neocon-Zionist comedian Dennis Miller, on the Jay Leno Show, "If the Germans can do democracy, why not the Iraqis?" German-Aemrics are so assimilated that most probably don't even know the Germans are largest white-ethnic group in the United States, by far, 50-60 millions depending on various estimations. But I'm sure that the Jews above and their ilk know this, which is surely one reason, perhaps the paramount one, why they are so zealous in their support for massive nonwhite immigration that will soon turn the white-gentile majority into a dispossessed and disempowered minority and preclude the rise of a Nazi-like regime.
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  5. So we’re so German that we desire the historical aspiration of the German-speaking peoples, which is to be conquered by Russia? And again with the East Germans slamming the gas chamber door on tiny orphans in the snow? And the Mexican-distributed heroin epidemic has to be met with ever-increasing numbers of Mexicans? And we might add: the Second Amendment did not exist until the NRA invented it in the disco era, Ben Ghazi was about an offensive video, and no mind-blowing piles of money were reported missing on September Tenth 2001.
    Revolutions don’t happen when people are fed up, they happen when people look at their nominal superiors and feel unargued sincere superiority — not the daily gripe about “Warshingdon” or “lawyers,” but really seeing the Emperor naked.

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  6. Ironic thing, a disproportionate number of Cohen and Brooks’ “Volk” are direct line recent descendants from Germany.

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  7. @ben tillman

    Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace. …
     
    "[T]he investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election" is not gathering pace. It is over. Everyone from "D" Congressmen to Savannah Guthrie will tell you that it's an "obstruction of justice" investigation.

    How one can obstruct justice in relation to a bogus investigation of nothing is another question entirely.

    Isn’t that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?

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    • Replies: @ben tillman

    Isn’t that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?
     
    It doesn't matter whether that's how they got them. That has nothing to do with my question.
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  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    I’ve often wondered if 45 is related to Admiral Maarten Tromp, who was killed by a British sniper at the battle of Battle of Scheveningen. His death marked the rise of Britain as a dominant seapower, and resulted in William Penns father being given a huge land grant in the new world yo reward him for the victory. It would be an interesting connection if true.

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    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    Here's a recent movie about a different Dutch admiral. It's on Netflix in the US under the name "Admiral."

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiel_de_Ruyter_(film)

    I didn't watch it too closely but it seemed decent.

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  9. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    America was much more like Volk and Vaterland in the 19th century and early 20th century. So, why was it the #1 favored destination for Jewish immigrants?

    Funny that for their immigration destination, Jews chose the most volky-vater-nation, but then, tried to turn it as unvolky as possible. Why?

    To secure rule by Zion and Zeal.

    Btw, if Jews hate blood and soil so much, they should make the US stopping supporting blood and soil Israel.

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  10. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    East Germans tried to run to West Germany. It was Germans wanting to move to a part of Germany that was less under foreign occupation as US were nicer than Soviets.

    It was all in the family, and when Cold War ended, the Germanies reunited.

    But what the hell is Merkel doing unifying Germany with Africa and Muslim lands?

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  11. Ricky Vaughn [AKA "James Galtucher"] says:

    “Do not forget that these people want you broke, dead, your kids raped and brainwashed, and they think it’s funny.” -Sam Hyde

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    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
    Remember this?

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/us/shooting-texas-hoaxes.html
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  12. Kind of weird of the Russians to support the new incarnation of the man who wanted to make their country into an agrarian colony and expel them wholesale to Siberia, isn’t it?

    The historical illiteracy of these people never ceases to amaze.

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    • Replies: @Nigerian Nationalist
    You're reading them wrong. They aren't making historical allusions, Volk, Hitler and Germany simply translates to racist, evil and bound by sins of the Father in normal English.
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  13. @Anonymous
    I've often wondered if 45 is related to Admiral Maarten Tromp, who was killed by a British sniper at the battle of Battle of Scheveningen. His death marked the rise of Britain as a dominant seapower, and resulted in William Penns father being given a huge land grant in the new world yo reward him for the victory. It would be an interesting connection if true.

    Here’s a recent movie about a different Dutch admiral. It’s on Netflix in the US under the name “Admiral.”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiel_de_Ruyter_(film)

    I didn’t watch it too closely but it seemed decent.

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  14. @Ricky Vaughn
    "Do not forget that these people want you broke, dead, your kids raped and brainwashed, and they think it's funny." -Sam Hyde
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  15. The “Pol Pot” of the 21st Century – David Brooks et al.

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  16. anon • Disclaimer says:

    Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace.

    For Christ’s sake, gathering pace? What world is this guy living in? How does a man with so little intelligence and creativity get a job working for the New York Times? It makes no sense!

    To hear these people tell it, this investigation has been “gathering pace” for well over a year. Somebody better stop this thing soon, because it’s been accelerating for so long that it’s going to gain enough mass to become a black hole and wipe out the planet before long.

    And I know I’m going to lose a lot of friends over this, but I just don’t think a couple of hookers pissing on a bed is worth destroying the entire planet over.

    There. I’ve said it.

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    • Replies: @Kam Phlodius
    Especially since no such thing ever took place. I personally think Hillary wrote the so-called "dossier." It seems to incorporate elements of her personal life.
    , @Desiderius

    How does a man with so little intelligence and creativity get a job working for the New York Times? It makes no sense!
     
    It makes perfect sense. Pinch doesn't want the help showing him up and he's a blithering idiot.

    He didn't just regress to the mean, he blasted right on through it.
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  17. People around here are skeptical that Mr. Trump is playing, what is up to now, 17-dimensional chess?

    I am skeptical of the amnesty the president is proposing, but if I were a Democrat, I would jump on it. The Wall, what is a wall anyway that a future Democrat as president would slow-walk the completion or maintenance? Making immigration law more restrictive of who we let in? What are laws anyway as we learned from the previous president? But granting permanent residence status and a path to citizenship for 1.8 million people? That can never be taken away.

    I would jump on this because we have Mr. Trump’s spoken word on the matter, and a lot of immigration skeptics and immigration restrictionists are quite unhappy about this proposal. For the Democrats to team up with Mr. Trump, that would be the opposition party triangulating against the president.

    OK, show of hands, how many Democrats are going to be on board this this? Because to accept this deal, what is the word, they would be “normalizing” Mr. lost-the-popular-vote-schemed-with-the-Russians Trump. Sometimes you blow up a deal by offering the people across the table something arguably reasonable but what their pride and honor cannot simply choke down.

    Does anyone here think any Democrat of any importance will embrace this deal? Does anyone here think that we won’t go into the 2018 midterms with “I tried, really, really hard to be reasonable, but the Democrats would have nothing of it.” They really hate the man that much — I can’t see them even accepting this deal to “stick it” to him.

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    I am skeptical of the amnesty the president is proposing, but if I were a Democrat, I would jump on it.
     
    You wouldn't jump on it if your party's actual goal was to flood the U.S. with as many illegals as possible, then give them citizenship, thereby flipping Texas's 38 and Arizona's 11 electoral votes permanently blue, ensuring that your party would control the presidency for the next 50-60 years (or more)...
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  18. anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Cagey Beast
    The New York Times is an ethnic, regional newspaper with its own quirks and inherited obsessions ... and that's okay. The rest of us just need to recognize that and conduct ourselves accordingly.

    The rest of us just need to recognize that and conduct ourselves accordingly.

    The real problem is getting the average guy in the street to realize it.

    A lot of them have, to be sure. But far too many people out there still think that if the Times says something, it’s true.

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    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt

    The real problem is getting the average guy in the street to realize it.

     

    Forget that. Go for the gut on simple stuff and leave the harder to understand stuff be. The average guy won't ever get it. It is important to be able to repeat simple statements over and over again to reach a broader audience.

    Trump was accused of speaking on a high school or below level by his enemies. Trump didn't care, he wanted to reach as many people as he could on a GUT level with plain language.

    This is why White Core Americans will have to take over corporations such as Comcast, Google, Disney, Fox News, Viacom, Twitter and the like. The main power the ruling class has now is command and control of the propaganda apparatus. Take that away from them and they will be destroyed. Civil War II might just be a battle over control of the corporate propaganda apparatus.
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  19. Jesus they’re really testing how far they can push Goodwins law. They get that they’re desensitising everyone to actual Nazism right?

    They’re setting an ethnic divide and implying there is no way for peaceful reconciliation and then calling their ‘enemy’ Nazis. This will not end well.

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  20. Apropos of nothing: Steve, is it time to post that video of Senator Corey Booker dancing with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach again, in the wake of Senator Booker’s recent outburst in Congress regarding Holegate?

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    The first time I saw Boteach, Michael Jackson was still alive, he had not yet been popularly accepted to be into Italianate flatbread with tens of thousands of dollars of cheese, and Boteach was bemoaning how, when he presented Nobel Prize winning Holocaust surviving tenured scholars to the King of Pop (who is, perhaps, the least frum man who ever lived) Michael just wouldn't take it seriously. I thought bad things about Boteach's intellect that day.
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  21. George Lopez is quitting golf until Donald Trump passes the DREAM Act.

    http://archive.is/tTtH6

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  22. @nebulafox
    Kind of weird of the Russians to support the new incarnation of the man who wanted to make their country into an agrarian colony and expel them wholesale to Siberia, isn't it?

    The historical illiteracy of these people never ceases to amaze.

    You’re reading them wrong. They aren’t making historical allusions, Volk, Hitler and Germany simply translates to racist, evil and bound by sins of the Father in normal English.

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  23. @anon

    Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace.
     
    For Christ's sake, gathering pace? What world is this guy living in? How does a man with so little intelligence and creativity get a job working for the New York Times? It makes no sense!

    To hear these people tell it, this investigation has been "gathering pace" for well over a year. Somebody better stop this thing soon, because it's been accelerating for so long that it's going to gain enough mass to become a black hole and wipe out the planet before long.

    And I know I'm going to lose a lot of friends over this, but I just don't think a couple of hookers pissing on a bed is worth destroying the entire planet over.

    There. I've said it.

    Especially since no such thing ever took place. I personally think Hillary wrote the so-called “dossier.” It seems to incorporate elements of her personal life.

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    Are you saying Hillary hired hookers to pee on Obama's bed?

    BTW, any news in what bed Trump sleeps in at the White House?

    Scandal-mongers really missed that one. Probably all the personal furniture is turned over between any two prez, but they could have spun that into "Trump, following up on defiling Obama's bed in Russia, refuses to sleep in Obama's bed in WH."
    , @Thomas
    More likely: Russia's intelligence agencies consulted a psychological profile of Hillary that indicated she would latch on to an opportunity to humiliate Trump by exposing a deviant sex act, as vicarious revenge for the humiliation she endured as a result of exposure of her husband's deviant behavior, and worked it into their disinformation accordingly.
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  24. It’s Vaterland vs Promised Land

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  25. Here we go again… (((Cohen))) thinks Trump is Hitler.

    Again.

    This is getting old… can’t (((they))) come up with something more creative? Like “Trump is the Pharaoh who enslaved us?” Or “Trump is the King of Babylon?” No… it’s always “Hitler, Hitler, Hitler.”

    Sounds like a broken record. Give Adolf a break, already…

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  26. They really just don’t like us.

    As everyone knows, German is (still) the most, or one of the most, prevalent ancestries among Americans.

    German-ness is a good thing in America.

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  27. @Inquiring Mind
    People around here are skeptical that Mr. Trump is playing, what is up to now, 17-dimensional chess?

    I am skeptical of the amnesty the president is proposing, but if I were a Democrat, I would jump on it. The Wall, what is a wall anyway that a future Democrat as president would slow-walk the completion or maintenance? Making immigration law more restrictive of who we let in? What are laws anyway as we learned from the previous president? But granting permanent residence status and a path to citizenship for 1.8 million people? That can never be taken away.

    I would jump on this because we have Mr. Trump's spoken word on the matter, and a lot of immigration skeptics and immigration restrictionists are quite unhappy about this proposal. For the Democrats to team up with Mr. Trump, that would be the opposition party triangulating against the president.

    OK, show of hands, how many Democrats are going to be on board this this? Because to accept this deal, what is the word, they would be "normalizing" Mr. lost-the-popular-vote-schemed-with-the-Russians Trump. Sometimes you blow up a deal by offering the people across the table something arguably reasonable but what their pride and honor cannot simply choke down.

    Does anyone here think any Democrat of any importance will embrace this deal? Does anyone here think that we won't go into the 2018 midterms with "I tried, really, really hard to be reasonable, but the Democrats would have nothing of it." They really hate the man that much -- I can't see them even accepting this deal to "stick it" to him.

    I am skeptical of the amnesty the president is proposing, but if I were a Democrat, I would jump on it.

    You wouldn’t jump on it if your party’s actual goal was to flood the U.S. with as many illegals as possible, then give them citizenship, thereby flipping Texas’s 38 and Arizona’s 11 electoral votes permanently blue, ensuring that your party would control the presidency for the next 50-60 years (or more)…

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    You wouldn’t jump on it if your party’s actual goal was to flood the U.S. with as many illegals as possible, then give them citizenship, thereby flipping Texas’s 38 and Arizona’s 11 electoral votes permanently blue, ensuring that your party would control the presidency for the next 50-60 years (or more)…

    This is the sort of thing that confuses the hell out of me. The Democratic Party today looks vastly different from the Democratic Party of 1958. How closely will the Democratic Party of 2078 resemble that of 2018?

    Political parties change drastically, but your people are your people - assuming you ever bothered to have children - forever. I don't see Democrats madly rushing to marry off their children to Somalis and Salvadorans. So why do they feel it's so urgent to hand over control of their country to people from these places?
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  28. Common leftist meme: “Trump’s real name is Drumpf, so he has to be a Nazi!”

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  29. @the Supreme Gentleman
    Apropos of nothing: Steve, is it time to post that video of Senator Corey Booker dancing with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach again, in the wake of Senator Booker's recent outburst in Congress regarding Holegate?

    The first time I saw Boteach, Michael Jackson was still alive, he had not yet been popularly accepted to be into Italianate flatbread with tens of thousands of dollars of cheese, and Boteach was bemoaning how, when he presented Nobel Prize winning Holocaust surviving tenured scholars to the King of Pop (who is, perhaps, the least frum man who ever lived) Michael just wouldn’t take it seriously. I thought bad things about Boteach’s intellect that day.

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    https://twitter.com/Nederlandic/status/958540277366452224
    , @anon
    I don't understand why anyone would doubt Sally Kohn's patriotism. Doesn't everyone remember that one week where she was all obsessed with "Gold Star families" when that one Muslim guy was briefly in the news?
    , @Twinkie
    Two lies and a truth.
    , @Anonymous
    https://twitter.com/sallykohn/status/958547045987639298
    , @Hippopotamusdrome
    Sally Kohn weighs in on "USA" chants in 2012 and 2018...

    CNN’s Sally Kohn triggered by ‘USA’ chant at SOTU, but got ‘misty’ over it in 2012


    Sally Kohn
    @sallykohn
    Crowd chanting "USA! USA!" after anthem, and I'm misty. #DNC2012
    1:29 PM - Sep 6, 2012

     

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  31. The Achilles Heel of Jews is hubris. It’s not enough for them to win; they have to rub your face in it. Being successful in a society isn’t enough; they demand to change that society to fit their wants.

    The hatred that so many influential Jews show toward societies that accepted them is bizarre.

    I don’t know how all of this is going to turn out, but I do hope that the Chinese and Japanese are watching and learning. Of course, Jews will find it nearly impossible to play their games with the Asians for the simple reason that they don’t look like them. If this sounds antiquated, it’s not. It’s one thing for a Jew who looks exactly like any other European or European American to argue for this that or the other; it’s an entirely different ballgame for a Jew who looks nothing like an Asian to argue for immigration or whatever to an Asian audience. They will know instinctively that this person isn’t on their side. (That’s not to say that Asians won’t do business with Jews. That’s a different story.)

    I’m calling it now: Peak Jew.

    As white goys fade, Jews will face a less intelligent foe in the Americas and Europe, but a vastly more hostile foe.

    Jews seem determined to go back to the future. Pogroms. It’s almost as if Jews can’t live without them, as though Jews just can’t accept being accepted.

    I’ve know people like this. If they don’t have an enemy, they create one. These are generally very unhappy people.

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    "Jews seem determined to go back to the future. Pogroms. It’s almost as if Jews can’t live without them, as though Jews just can’t accept being accepted.

    I’ve know people like this. If they don’t have an enemy, they create one. These are generally very unhappy people."
     

    I too have known such people, and come to think of it, they were nearly all Jewish. A built-in "persecution complex" as the (gentile) girlfriend of one of my (((friends))) used to put it.

    Just last week the table next to me at a restaurant was a Jewish mother and daughter. The daughter was telling her mother that they were were starting on the 1930s in History class and covering "how everyone hates us", she said with a strange relish: not humor, not irony, more like the narcotic pleasure of a hen sitting on her eggs.

    These eggs will not hatch a wholesome brood, however.

    "This won't end well," is a frequent refrain here nowadays, and I agree. The opportunity windows to avert catastrophes are closing. I will do what I can to avert it, as I trust others do too. But I'm not optimistic.

    , @Corvinus
    In reality...

    The Achilles Heel of the Alt Right is hubris. It’s not enough for them to win; they have to rub your face in it. Being successful in a society isn’t enough; they demand to change that society to fit their wants. Vox Day typifies this attitude.

    The hatred that so many influential Alt Right members show toward their fellow whites by labeling them as cucks is bizarre.

    I don’t know how all of this is going to turn out, but I do hope that Normies are watching and learning. Of course, the Alt Right will find it nearly impossible to play their games with the Normies for the simple reason that the Normies know better. If this sounds antiquated, it’s not. It’s one thing for Normies to make their political decisions; it's an entirely different ballgame for Normies to refuse to heed the demands of the Alt Right to become "Good Whites".

    I’m calling it now: Peak Alt Right.

    As Normies become increasingly alienated, the Alt Right will face a highly motivated foe, who will give it to them good and hard.

    The Alt Right is determined to get their heads on pikes. It’s almost as if the Alt Right believes they are invincible, that race realism is on their side. It's like the Alt Right creates enemies purposely just because they desire confrontation. These are generally very unhappy people.
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  32. @eah

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    So sensitive.

    https://twitter.com/BillKristol/status/958750830894764032

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DU5mPsjUQAAN8ht.jpg
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  33. The bigots refuse to acknowledge that Trump’s mother was a Gaelic speaking native of the Hebrides–an endangered species of humanity. He’s probably far more a hard-scrabble salt-of-the-earth Scott than he is an orderly regimented German.

    But, of course, the bigots are really nothing but globalists trying to divide and conquer the West. They’ve got to lie about who Trump and his supporters are. Trump and his supporters stand in the way of the bigoted globalists control over the power of the West.

    Why don’t the globalists start with bringing up the standard of life in third world countries to first world standards before they even consider taking control of the West?

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    Talk about diversity, and open to new experiences, the Trumps excel. According to the Wiki article on Mary Trump, she was born into and raised in the Church of Scotland, married Fred Trump in a Presbyterian Church, her funeral service was held at Marble Collegiate Church (some type of Dutch Reformed congregation) and is buried, alongside her husband and son in a Lutheran cemetery in Queens, NY. I would like to see Brooks or Cohen match that diverse experience. Oh, but I case Mrs. Trump won't get any credit, because white diversity is not true diversity.
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  34. @eah

    I don’t understand why anyone would doubt Sally Kohn’s patriotism. Doesn’t everyone remember that one week where she was all obsessed with “Gold Star families” when that one Muslim guy was briefly in the news?

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  35. if there’s a chance to display bigotry, we seize it.

    That should replace “All the news that’s fit to print” on the masthead.

    You would not guess from Trump’s words that a Cato Institute study of refugees admitted to the United States between 1975 and 2015 found that the chance of an American being killed in a terrorist attack committed by a refugee is 1 in 3.64 billion. …

    You would not guess from Cohen’s words that a moment’s thought about German gentiles who immigrated to North America between 1492 and now would show that the chance of an immigrant or Jew being sent to a gas chamber in a concentration camp run by an American of German descent is zero.

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  36. You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks’ explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

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    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks’ explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.
     
    Touche.
    , @Harry Baldwin
    "Ouch, very ouch," as Austin Powers would say.
    , @Mr. Anon

    Also Brooks’ explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.
     
    Brooks lecturing on moral character reminds me of Gene Kelly's discourse on "Dignity":

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MhfKRiyvk4

    Dignity! Always.............Dignity!
    , @Chrisnonymous
    That deserves to go into the Twitter-sphere.
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  37. @eah
    https://twitter.com/Nederlandic/status/958540277366452224

    So sensitive.

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  38. My brother lives next to two Jews who are on the older side. Sometimes he will help them with his snow blower. One day, the guy asked what sort of beer he liked. He said German (which is true.) They got him a pack of Belgian beer.

    Incidentally, my earliest Jewish acquaintance is one of the people who call Trump, Drümpf.

    Offhand, I’d guess both my brother’s neighbors and my acquaintance descend from people who came off the boat around 1890 or so. One has a very WASP-like name.

    Of course, on the other hand, one of my earliest Jewish friends (still on the Left) took a vacation in Germany.

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    "One day, the guy asked what sort of beer he liked. He said German (which is true.) They got him a pack of Belgian beer."

    In fairness, Belgian beer is better than German beer.
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  39. @anon

    Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace.
     
    For Christ's sake, gathering pace? What world is this guy living in? How does a man with so little intelligence and creativity get a job working for the New York Times? It makes no sense!

    To hear these people tell it, this investigation has been "gathering pace" for well over a year. Somebody better stop this thing soon, because it's been accelerating for so long that it's going to gain enough mass to become a black hole and wipe out the planet before long.

    And I know I'm going to lose a lot of friends over this, but I just don't think a couple of hookers pissing on a bed is worth destroying the entire planet over.

    There. I've said it.

    How does a man with so little intelligence and creativity get a job working for the New York Times? It makes no sense!

    It makes perfect sense. Pinch doesn’t want the help showing him up and he’s a blithering idiot.

    He didn’t just regress to the mean, he blasted right on through it.

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  40. Sure are a lot of fish in the Grey Lady’s barrel these days.

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  41. “You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.”

    Hear that, stupid working class white people? Those lettuce pickers and dishwashers aren’t just better than you, they’re better than even your idealized version of yourself.

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  42. @songbird
    My brother lives next to two Jews who are on the older side. Sometimes he will help them with his snow blower. One day, the guy asked what sort of beer he liked. He said German (which is true.) They got him a pack of Belgian beer.

    Incidentally, my earliest Jewish acquaintance is one of the people who call Trump, Drümpf.

    Offhand, I'd guess both my brother's neighbors and my acquaintance descend from people who came off the boat around 1890 or so. One has a very WASP-like name.

    Of course, on the other hand, one of my earliest Jewish friends (still on the Left) took a vacation in Germany.

    “One day, the guy asked what sort of beer he liked. He said German (which is true.) They got him a pack of Belgian beer.”

    In fairness, Belgian beer is better than German beer.

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    "Belgian beer is better than German beer"

    Only if you like alcoholic soup. Belgian beer is about 7% alcohol, which does a fair amount of damage if you like to quaff three or four pints, which would be a standard (non-driving) English pub evening.

    If you go for "a few beers" in Belgium at 7pm, by half nine you need to find the hotel and lie down. Admittedly I'm not a heavy drinker.

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  43. @J.Ross
    Isn't that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?

    Isn’t that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?

    It doesn’t matter whether that’s how they got them. That has nothing to do with my question.

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    ... I don't see the question, but you're right.
    To clarify, neither Arpaio nor Flynn actually did anything wrong, but both fell afoul of procedural details that an objective judge or a good lawyer would have ignored or erased. They were victims of an unpurged, maximally hostile bureaucracy and judiciary, determined to convict on whatever they could find. Then both were bandied about in the media as dangerous criminals finally brought to justice. Remind me whether Trump has gotten around to purging the judiciary yet?
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  44. Of course they react with defensive animosity to the immigrants who out-hustle and out-build them. You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    If immigrants are truly an improved version of core Americans, why do 100% of them qualify for what is effectively a steep golf handicap in the form of affirmative action set-asides in education, hiring, contracts, etc.? Why do their children until the umpteenth generation qualify too?

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    And why do all these Übermenschen have to move to a country polluted with the likes of me to out-hustle and out-build me? What do they get by coming here? Proximity to David Brooks?
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  45. @eah

    Two lies and a truth.

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  46. @bgates
    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks' explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks’ explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    Touche.

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  47. @bgates
    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks' explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    “Ouch, very ouch,” as Austin Powers would say.

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  48. @ben tillman

    Isn’t that how they got Arpaio and effectively how they got Flynn?
     
    It doesn't matter whether that's how they got them. That has nothing to do with my question.

    … I don’t see the question, but you’re right.
    To clarify, neither Arpaio nor Flynn actually did anything wrong, but both fell afoul of procedural details that an objective judge or a good lawyer would have ignored or erased. They were victims of an unpurged, maximally hostile bureaucracy and judiciary, determined to convict on whatever they could find. Then both were bandied about in the media as dangerous criminals finally brought to justice. Remind me whether Trump has gotten around to purging the judiciary yet?

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    I'm amazed that I never knew until after the election that Trump has sister who is a judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
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  49. @Abe

    Of course they react with defensive animosity to the immigrants who out-hustle and out-build them. You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.
     
    If immigrants are truly an improved version of core Americans, why do 100% of them qualify for what is effectively a steep golf handicap in the form of affirmative action set-asides in education, hiring, contracts, etc.? Why do their children until the umpteenth generation qualify too?

    And why do all these Übermenschen have to move to a country polluted with the likes of me to out-hustle and out-build me? What do they get by coming here? Proximity to David Brooks?

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  50. You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    I’ll bear that in mind the next time he talks about Stephen Miller.

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  51. For a guy who is supposed to like foreigners, he’s pretty prejudiced towards Russians, and Germans for that matter. The Dems really need to get a handle on their Russophobia. It’s pretty hypocritical for liberal cosmopolitans to be demonising other nationalities.

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  52. @eah

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  53. Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace. …

    “gathers pace”………….that’s an interesting way of saying “the wheels are coming off”. The most flagrant illegal acts associated with the investigation into “russian collusion” seem to have been commited by the investigators.

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  54. @Coemgen
    The bigots refuse to acknowledge that Trump's mother was a Gaelic speaking native of the Hebrides--an endangered species of humanity. He's probably far more a hard-scrabble salt-of-the-earth Scott than he is an orderly regimented German.

    But, of course, the bigots are really nothing but globalists trying to divide and conquer the West. They've got to lie about who Trump and his supporters are. Trump and his supporters stand in the way of the bigoted globalists control over the power of the West.

    Why don't the globalists start with bringing up the standard of life in third world countries to first world standards before they even consider taking control of the West?

    Talk about diversity, and open to new experiences, the Trumps excel. According to the Wiki article on Mary Trump, she was born into and raised in the Church of Scotland, married Fred Trump in a Presbyterian Church, her funeral service was held at Marble Collegiate Church (some type of Dutch Reformed congregation) and is buried, alongside her husband and son in a Lutheran cemetery in Queens, NY. I would like to see Brooks or Cohen match that diverse experience. Oh, but I case Mrs. Trump won’t get any credit, because white diversity is not true diversity.

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  55. @bgates
    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks' explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    Also Brooks’ explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    Brooks lecturing on moral character reminds me of Gene Kelly’s discourse on “Dignity”:

    Dignity! Always………….Dignity!

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  56. We may have found two individuals to whom the “reprllent filth” epithet is apropos.

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  57. Roger Cohen wrote:

    Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it…

    Yeah, I agree: if I had been Trump, I would have made a big deal about the fact that I had the best relationship with Russia of any President in US history, that we are beginning a new era of peace and understanding with the (physically) largest country on earth, that we should all express our respect for a land that has created great works in music, literature, mathematics, etc., and that I am looking forward to ever-closer ties between our two great nations.

    Might have caused a lot of people in the pundit class to have coronaries. It woulda been fun.

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  58. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    One of the biggest canards in the current discourse(approaching hysteria, or hyscourse) is that Blood and Soil is about Nazism.

    If Nazism was really about Blood and Soil, there wouldn’t have been WWII. Germans would have been proud to be German in their own beloved nation-state. And there would have been peace with other nations. The very notion of Blood and Soil didn’t begin with Nazis. It goes back to the 19th century when Modern Germany was coming into being. And blood-and-soil was a sound formula for creating a nation. The idea was that Modern Germany should incorporate territories populated by German peoples. It meant Modern Germany should lay claim to German territories, no more and no less. Granted, it didn’t work out perfectly as some Germans remained in non-German lands and Germany had some non-Germans, but the basic idea was valid on moral, political, and pragmatic grounds. It was nationalist, not imperialist. Blood and Soil meant Germans of shared blood should unite German territories. It didn’t make claims on Spain, Italy, Balkans, Greece, Russia, and etc.

    If anything, the troubles that set off WWI began in Austro-Hungarian Empire that dismissed the blood-and-soil guidelines. In the end, the troublesome Diversity made it more like bloods-and-the-crips.
    As Austro-Germans ruled over different peoples, there was a lot of resentment and hostility(that went both ways). It was hardly surprising that Hitler was the product of Austria than Prussia.

    Blood-and-Soil is a great idea. When Japanese practiced it, they lived in peace with their Asian neighbors. But as a new imperialist power, they invaded China. In other words, they violated the principle of blood-and-soil by invading and colonizing other nations. Chinese anger boiled over, and Asia blew up. And what were the Chinese fighting for? Why did the KMT and CCP, which hated one another, come together? Because despite their ideological differences, they were united in the blood-and-soil idea of China for Chinese.
    And the great postwar anti-imperialist struggles were all about blood-and-soil. Kenyans and Indians told the British to go home. Algerians and Vietnamese told the French to do the same. Indonesians told the Dutch to get lost. Granted, some of these new nations were the inorganic geographic creations of European imperialism, and there was bound to be lots of problems due to their diversity, but they all wanted the European imperialists to go home. And both the US and USSR appealed to the Third World as supporters of national liberation and anti-imperialism. Indeed, the US accused the USSR of crushing the nationalist dreams of Hungarians. And the USSR accused the US of imperialism against the Vietnamese patriots.

    So, it was universal consensus was that the Third World peoples have a right to organize their own nations on the basis of blood-and-soil. And as the European imperialists returned home, they were back into the blood-and-soil mode. And this was great template for world stability and peace.

    The idea of fatherland and folk is nationalist. Even though Nazis invoked those concepts, Germany was not not destroyed by them. Those concepts were not the basis for the wars, invasions, and genocide. When Hitler was taking back Rhineland, it only seemed right. When Austro-Germans wanted to unite with Germany — most Austrians welcomed it — , it was Germans unifying with Germans. When Germans gained control of German-heavy Sudetenland, the world could see the justice in that. The problem began when Hitler got crazy with ambitions beyond the fatherland and was no longer content with being fuhrer of his own folk. He wanted the fatherland to rape the motherlands of other nations. And his empire would rule over other folks who were not German and had their own identities and heritages.

    The association of WWII with nationalism and blood-and-soil is a canard that must end. If anything, Nazis were defeated by the true nationalism of other nations. All resistances to Nazism were essentially nationalist. Czechs wanted to be free again. Poles hated German rule. Russians feared being wiped out and losing motherland forever. This was a time when even the left was fiercely nationalist.

    In Poland, the resistance was mostly right-wing because the rightist government refused to collaborate with Germans. Germany invaded Poland, and then leftist Soviets invaded too. So, the Polish Right became the main patriotic fighters. But in other nations, the right-wing regimes collaborated with Germany, and so, the resistance was bound to come from the Left. But even this Left that gained power after WWII was essentially nationalist, especially after those suspected of Zionist sympathies were purged in the late 40s and 50s.

    This attack on blood-and-soil is ironic because the detractors, mainly Jewish, are totally for blood and soil in Israel. Zionism is totally about blood-and-soil. To emigrate to Israel, one has to be of Jewish blood. And Israel has pro-Jewish natal policies. And Jews wanted to reclaim that piece of territory because it’s holy to them on the basis of history and religion.

    So, why do Jews, who totally support blood-and-soil in Israel, oppose it so rabidly and virulently when it comes to gentile nations? Consider the sheer hatred and hostility directed at Poland and Hungary for their simple insistence that Poland belongs to Poles and Hungary belongs to Hungarians. Now, who, in his right mind, thinks that such blood-and-soil sentiments are going to lead to WWIII and massive genocides? I mean seriously. It was imperialism and universalism that led to wars and conquests. Imperialists wanted to rule over other peoples to exploit resources and expand power. Universalists like communists wanted to spread the radical fire. Soviet Union was an empire based on a universal idea. Who grieves its passing from history?
    The breakup of the Soviet Empire was all about blood-and-soil. Non-Russians got weary of being living under the Great Russian yoke. And didn’t the US praise the fall of the Soviet empire and the rise of new national republics?

    So, why this hostility to blood-and-soil when Jews love it for Israel. Not only do they support it but they demand that all goyim in US, EU, Canada, and Australia support the Right of Israel to survive as a Jewish State.

    Of course, we know why. It’s not because Jews fear another Shoah or WWIII. It’s because they are now the great imperialist power in the world via networks of finance, media, academia, entertainment, and control of US as superpower. So, even as Jews love blood-and-soil for Israel, they see such as a barrier and obstacle for Jewish-globalist penetration and takeover. Deep in their hearts, Jews feel that they, as the smarter and prouder people, should have elite control of other nations, especially in the White World.

    WWII turned uglier and uglier because of Hitler’s imperialist and ultimately genocidal Lebensraum idea. German ambition to rule over non-Germans lit Europe on fire and led to the massive conflagration.
    Today, if any power is acting Nazi-like, it’s Jewish globalist power. Why can’t Jews see this? Are they so morally full of themselves as Eternal Victims of the Holocaust that they’ve become blind to their own evil? Are they so power-hungry that they’ve become nihilistic and amoral?

    Let’s look at recent history. Was blood-and-soil the basis of the terrible economic Rape of Russia in the 90s? Was blood-and-soil the basis of wars in Iraq, Libya, and Syria? (As I recall, ‘no blood for oil’ was closer to the truth.)

    No, if those nations had been left to themselves, there would have been no problem. It was globalist imperialism, disproportionately controlled by Jewish elements, that led to one disaster after another. Disasters that destroyed millions of lives.

    Now, it’s somewhat understandable why Jews want America to be a world power than a mere nation. The Jewish Narrative says Jews were helpless under the Nazis because the world wouldn’t do anything to defeat the evil Nazis. So, ‘isolationist’ America Firs meant Americans minding their own business while the Nazi empire expanded all over Europe and hunted down Jews. (But then, Jews had never insisted that the US must do something to save Ukrainians from Stalin or Armenians from the Turks. And I can’t imagine Jewish parents sacrificing their sons to fight in wars to save OTHER peoples. Indeed, isn’t it telling that so many American Jews would rather serve in the IDF than in the US military? If they must kill or die, it’s for Israel.) So, German Empire could only be defeated by other empires. If US remained in nationalist mode, it would close its eyes to world affairs. Only in empire-mode would the US strive to become a new hegemon and take on other empires for supremacy. And it was the rise of US as a military-industrial empire that allied with the USSR to defeat Nazi Germany.
    But Jews are overlooking one crucial point. Germany became dangerous not because of its blood-and-soil or fatherland/folk mentality. It was the shift to imperialist mode that turned Germany from a nation to a wanna-be-empire. So, even if it’s true that Imperial US defeated Nazi Germany, it was not a war on German nationalism but on German imperialism. In other words, if Germans had remained in nationalist mode, there never would have been a need for the war. Furthermore, the US had to revive German nationalism to some degree in the postwar era to push back against Soviet power.
    Also, what got Americans into the war? It was nationalist passion, not imperial ambition. Americans got riled up with patriotic fervor only when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
    After the war, if not for the Cold War, most Americans would have preferred return to nationalist America where ‘business of America is business’. It was the Cold War that transformed the US into an Empire, so much so that even after the Cold War, the US kept cooking up new rationales to keep Empire Inc. going. And what has this led to? Disasters in Korea and Vietnam. Bad blood with Iran and Central America. Big headaches in Latin America. And total disaster in the Middle East. A crazy ‘new cold war’ with Russia that would make no sense but for the egotism of a certain ethnic group and gluttony of the War State.

    Also, while we can understand why Jews see the American Empire as the essential savior of Jews from both Nazis and ultimately the Soviets(who turned against Zionism) — a more complicated matter because so many Jews had been initially pro-Soviet and hostile to Anglo-Right-wing ‘paranoia’ that set off the Cold War against the USSR, the great power that defeated the Nazis, until they realized that mediocritist communism doesn’t do much for Jews — , it’s ridiculous to analyze the present and future based on past premises. Jews no longer need America to save Jews from horrors around the world. Despite Neocon scare-mongering, the world is not full of ‘new hitlers’ and ‘new stalins’, and even if such exist, Jews are not in their harm’s way.

    Jews are now dependent on America-as-empire to gain dominance over other peoples. And if so many gentiles, especially Muslims, get mangled and slaughtered, Jews don’t care. And if many Russians are harmed by sanctions, again, no concern among Jews. ‘Save Soviet Jews’ was somewhat understandable due to blatant discrimination against Jews and also because there wasn’t much freedom for anyone in the communist system. But Jews have it so nice in the Current Russia where Putin goes out of his way to protect the Jewish community. So, why is there more hostility against Russia today than in the past? Because Jews are no longer worried about survival. They are addicted to power like crack or cocaine. They want the American Empire not as a stretcher to save Jews but as a hammer to threaten or crush any nation or people in the way of Jewish hegemony.

    Trumpism, if not so much Trump(who keeps shape-shifting), is about America as a nation than empire. Considering that both Germany and Japan got most dangerous as empires than as nations, it would seem that the lesson of WWII is a nation should take care of itself and meddle less in other nations.

    Also, if it’s wrong to invade and colonize other nations, it’s worse to allow the invasion of one’s own nation. This massive immigration was not wanted by the American people. It was imposed from above as a decree. When people rejected the invasion by votes, the elites used the power of courts run by whores of globalism and commissars of PC.
    SOME non-white immigrants add to the color of a nation. But TOO MANY is a full-blown invasion. It’s like SOME Jewish settlers in Palestine made the place more interesting. But TOO MANY turned Palestinians into People 1.0 to be replaced by People 2.0. If it was tragic for Palestine, why wouldn’t it be for Europe and America? And I don’t want to hear this stuff about America being different because it was founded as a proposition. If so, why are the globalists pushing the SAME PLAN on Europe and even Japan? But not on Israel.

    The lesson of WWII is that Germans failed morally & politically and committed great horrors because they betrayed the ideal of blood-and-soil, of fatherland and folk. They should have minded their own business in their own blood-and-soil nation. Instead, they stole the soil of other people and bloodied them all over.

    Gee, I wonder which nation acts like that today? Poland? Hungary? Iran? Which nation could that be? And who are the ruling elites of that nation?

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    And I can’t imagine Jewish parents sacrificing their sons to fight in wars to save OTHER peoples. Indeed, isn’t it telling that so many American Jews would rather serve in the IDF than in the US military?

     

    Yeah, this.
    , @Almost Missouri
    Priss Factor,

    Of all the Unz commenters, you are the one I'd like most to meet IRL.
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  59. From New York Times’ columnist Roger Cohen’s reaction to the State of the Union speech: This was “Volk und Vaterland” in American guise…

    Holy shit.

    Trump’s position on immigration is well to the left of what most Americans and our politicians believed back in 1945. You know – the Americans who had just handed the Third Reich its ass.

    Next time if we aren’t going to get any credit for saving (((these people))) remind us not to bother even trying.

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  60. @Kam Phlodius
    Especially since no such thing ever took place. I personally think Hillary wrote the so-called "dossier." It seems to incorporate elements of her personal life.

    Are you saying Hillary hired hookers to pee on Obama’s bed?

    BTW, any news in what bed Trump sleeps in at the White House?

    Scandal-mongers really missed that one. Probably all the personal furniture is turned over between any two prez, but they could have spun that into “Trump, following up on defiling Obama’s bed in Russia, refuses to sleep in Obama’s bed in WH.”

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  61. Progressives say Republicans oppose immigration because of bigotry. But it’s not that simple. It’s more accurate to say restrictionists are stuck in a mono-cultural system that undermines their own values: industry, faithfulness and self-discipline.

    I wasn’t aware that moral values had anything to do with property rights. You can sit in your home drinking bottle after bottle of vodka and watching porn and The View all day for all I care. Your home still belongs to you. Neither I nor anyone else has any right to take it from you because of the way you live your life, and David Brooks has no right to take the home of the American people away from Americans because he doesn’t approve of the way we live our lives.

    What an incredible douchebag,

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  62. Brooks drove through white non-immigrant communities, yet…

    they react with defensive animosity to the immigrants who out-hustle and out-build them… confronted with people who are…

    How are they getting confronted by these non-existant people?

    Also, I thought the official party line was that being confronted by the Other built empathy and understanding.

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  63. @bgates
    You’d react negatively, too, if confronted with people who are better versions of what you wish you were yourself.

    ^ Also Brooks' explanation of how his wife of 28 years took the news that he was dumping her for the 32 year old who was his research assistant for the book he wrote on moral character.

    That deserves to go into the Twitter-sphere.

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  64. @Dr. X

    I am skeptical of the amnesty the president is proposing, but if I were a Democrat, I would jump on it.
     
    You wouldn't jump on it if your party's actual goal was to flood the U.S. with as many illegals as possible, then give them citizenship, thereby flipping Texas's 38 and Arizona's 11 electoral votes permanently blue, ensuring that your party would control the presidency for the next 50-60 years (or more)...

    You wouldn’t jump on it if your party’s actual goal was to flood the U.S. with as many illegals as possible, then give them citizenship, thereby flipping Texas’s 38 and Arizona’s 11 electoral votes permanently blue, ensuring that your party would control the presidency for the next 50-60 years (or more)…

    This is the sort of thing that confuses the hell out of me. The Democratic Party today looks vastly different from the Democratic Party of 1958. How closely will the Democratic Party of 2078 resemble that of 2018?

    Political parties change drastically, but your people are your people – assuming you ever bothered to have children – forever. I don’t see Democrats madly rushing to marry off their children to Somalis and Salvadorans. So why do they feel it’s so urgent to hand over control of their country to people from these places?

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  65. Roger Cohen, you’re just phoning this stuff in.

    I know the paycheck is important, and this article required little work but it must hurt to humiliate yourself by writing such nonsense?

    Try harder. Only write what is actually true. And only write it in a clear and simple manner so it is understood.

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  66. @Anon
    One of the biggest canards in the current discourse(approaching hysteria, or hyscourse) is that Blood and Soil is about Nazism.

    If Nazism was really about Blood and Soil, there wouldn't have been WWII. Germans would have been proud to be German in their own beloved nation-state. And there would have been peace with other nations. The very notion of Blood and Soil didn't begin with Nazis. It goes back to the 19th century when Modern Germany was coming into being. And blood-and-soil was a sound formula for creating a nation. The idea was that Modern Germany should incorporate territories populated by German peoples. It meant Modern Germany should lay claim to German territories, no more and no less. Granted, it didn't work out perfectly as some Germans remained in non-German lands and Germany had some non-Germans, but the basic idea was valid on moral, political, and pragmatic grounds. It was nationalist, not imperialist. Blood and Soil meant Germans of shared blood should unite German territories. It didn't make claims on Spain, Italy, Balkans, Greece, Russia, and etc.

    If anything, the troubles that set off WWI began in Austro-Hungarian Empire that dismissed the blood-and-soil guidelines. In the end, the troublesome Diversity made it more like bloods-and-the-crips.
    As Austro-Germans ruled over different peoples, there was a lot of resentment and hostility(that went both ways). It was hardly surprising that Hitler was the product of Austria than Prussia.

    Blood-and-Soil is a great idea. When Japanese practiced it, they lived in peace with their Asian neighbors. But as a new imperialist power, they invaded China. In other words, they violated the principle of blood-and-soil by invading and colonizing other nations. Chinese anger boiled over, and Asia blew up. And what were the Chinese fighting for? Why did the KMT and CCP, which hated one another, come together? Because despite their ideological differences, they were united in the blood-and-soil idea of China for Chinese.
    And the great postwar anti-imperialist struggles were all about blood-and-soil. Kenyans and Indians told the British to go home. Algerians and Vietnamese told the French to do the same. Indonesians told the Dutch to get lost. Granted, some of these new nations were the inorganic geographic creations of European imperialism, and there was bound to be lots of problems due to their diversity, but they all wanted the European imperialists to go home. And both the US and USSR appealed to the Third World as supporters of national liberation and anti-imperialism. Indeed, the US accused the USSR of crushing the nationalist dreams of Hungarians. And the USSR accused the US of imperialism against the Vietnamese patriots.

    So, it was universal consensus was that the Third World peoples have a right to organize their own nations on the basis of blood-and-soil. And as the European imperialists returned home, they were back into the blood-and-soil mode. And this was great template for world stability and peace.

    The idea of fatherland and folk is nationalist. Even though Nazis invoked those concepts, Germany was not not destroyed by them. Those concepts were not the basis for the wars, invasions, and genocide. When Hitler was taking back Rhineland, it only seemed right. When Austro-Germans wanted to unite with Germany --- most Austrians welcomed it --- , it was Germans unifying with Germans. When Germans gained control of German-heavy Sudetenland, the world could see the justice in that. The problem began when Hitler got crazy with ambitions beyond the fatherland and was no longer content with being fuhrer of his own folk. He wanted the fatherland to rape the motherlands of other nations. And his empire would rule over other folks who were not German and had their own identities and heritages.

    The association of WWII with nationalism and blood-and-soil is a canard that must end. If anything, Nazis were defeated by the true nationalism of other nations. All resistances to Nazism were essentially nationalist. Czechs wanted to be free again. Poles hated German rule. Russians feared being wiped out and losing motherland forever. This was a time when even the left was fiercely nationalist.

    In Poland, the resistance was mostly right-wing because the rightist government refused to collaborate with Germans. Germany invaded Poland, and then leftist Soviets invaded too. So, the Polish Right became the main patriotic fighters. But in other nations, the right-wing regimes collaborated with Germany, and so, the resistance was bound to come from the Left. But even this Left that gained power after WWII was essentially nationalist, especially after those suspected of Zionist sympathies were purged in the late 40s and 50s.

    This attack on blood-and-soil is ironic because the detractors, mainly Jewish, are totally for blood and soil in Israel. Zionism is totally about blood-and-soil. To emigrate to Israel, one has to be of Jewish blood. And Israel has pro-Jewish natal policies. And Jews wanted to reclaim that piece of territory because it's holy to them on the basis of history and religion.

    So, why do Jews, who totally support blood-and-soil in Israel, oppose it so rabidly and virulently when it comes to gentile nations? Consider the sheer hatred and hostility directed at Poland and Hungary for their simple insistence that Poland belongs to Poles and Hungary belongs to Hungarians. Now, who, in his right mind, thinks that such blood-and-soil sentiments are going to lead to WWIII and massive genocides? I mean seriously. It was imperialism and universalism that led to wars and conquests. Imperialists wanted to rule over other peoples to exploit resources and expand power. Universalists like communists wanted to spread the radical fire. Soviet Union was an empire based on a universal idea. Who grieves its passing from history?
    The breakup of the Soviet Empire was all about blood-and-soil. Non-Russians got weary of being living under the Great Russian yoke. And didn't the US praise the fall of the Soviet empire and the rise of new national republics?

    So, why this hostility to blood-and-soil when Jews love it for Israel. Not only do they support it but they demand that all goyim in US, EU, Canada, and Australia support the Right of Israel to survive as a Jewish State.

    Of course, we know why. It's not because Jews fear another Shoah or WWIII. It's because they are now the great imperialist power in the world via networks of finance, media, academia, entertainment, and control of US as superpower. So, even as Jews love blood-and-soil for Israel, they see such as a barrier and obstacle for Jewish-globalist penetration and takeover. Deep in their hearts, Jews feel that they, as the smarter and prouder people, should have elite control of other nations, especially in the White World.

    WWII turned uglier and uglier because of Hitler's imperialist and ultimately genocidal Lebensraum idea. German ambition to rule over non-Germans lit Europe on fire and led to the massive conflagration.
    Today, if any power is acting Nazi-like, it's Jewish globalist power. Why can't Jews see this? Are they so morally full of themselves as Eternal Victims of the Holocaust that they've become blind to their own evil? Are they so power-hungry that they've become nihilistic and amoral?

    Let's look at recent history. Was blood-and-soil the basis of the terrible economic Rape of Russia in the 90s? Was blood-and-soil the basis of wars in Iraq, Libya, and Syria? (As I recall, 'no blood for oil' was closer to the truth.)

    No, if those nations had been left to themselves, there would have been no problem. It was globalist imperialism, disproportionately controlled by Jewish elements, that led to one disaster after another. Disasters that destroyed millions of lives.

    Now, it's somewhat understandable why Jews want America to be a world power than a mere nation. The Jewish Narrative says Jews were helpless under the Nazis because the world wouldn't do anything to defeat the evil Nazis. So, 'isolationist' America Firs meant Americans minding their own business while the Nazi empire expanded all over Europe and hunted down Jews. (But then, Jews had never insisted that the US must do something to save Ukrainians from Stalin or Armenians from the Turks. And I can't imagine Jewish parents sacrificing their sons to fight in wars to save OTHER peoples. Indeed, isn't it telling that so many American Jews would rather serve in the IDF than in the US military? If they must kill or die, it's for Israel.) So, German Empire could only be defeated by other empires. If US remained in nationalist mode, it would close its eyes to world affairs. Only in empire-mode would the US strive to become a new hegemon and take on other empires for supremacy. And it was the rise of US as a military-industrial empire that allied with the USSR to defeat Nazi Germany.
    But Jews are overlooking one crucial point. Germany became dangerous not because of its blood-and-soil or fatherland/folk mentality. It was the shift to imperialist mode that turned Germany from a nation to a wanna-be-empire. So, even if it's true that Imperial US defeated Nazi Germany, it was not a war on German nationalism but on German imperialism. In other words, if Germans had remained in nationalist mode, there never would have been a need for the war. Furthermore, the US had to revive German nationalism to some degree in the postwar era to push back against Soviet power.
    Also, what got Americans into the war? It was nationalist passion, not imperial ambition. Americans got riled up with patriotic fervor only when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
    After the war, if not for the Cold War, most Americans would have preferred return to nationalist America where 'business of America is business'. It was the Cold War that transformed the US into an Empire, so much so that even after the Cold War, the US kept cooking up new rationales to keep Empire Inc. going. And what has this led to? Disasters in Korea and Vietnam. Bad blood with Iran and Central America. Big headaches in Latin America. And total disaster in the Middle East. A crazy 'new cold war' with Russia that would make no sense but for the egotism of a certain ethnic group and gluttony of the War State.

    Also, while we can understand why Jews see the American Empire as the essential savior of Jews from both Nazis and ultimately the Soviets(who turned against Zionism) -- a more complicated matter because so many Jews had been initially pro-Soviet and hostile to Anglo-Right-wing 'paranoia' that set off the Cold War against the USSR, the great power that defeated the Nazis, until they realized that mediocritist communism doesn't do much for Jews -- , it's ridiculous to analyze the present and future based on past premises. Jews no longer need America to save Jews from horrors around the world. Despite Neocon scare-mongering, the world is not full of 'new hitlers' and 'new stalins', and even if such exist, Jews are not in their harm's way.

    Jews are now dependent on America-as-empire to gain dominance over other peoples. And if so many gentiles, especially Muslims, get mangled and slaughtered, Jews don't care. And if many Russians are harmed by sanctions, again, no concern among Jews. 'Save Soviet Jews' was somewhat understandable due to blatant discrimination against Jews and also because there wasn't much freedom for anyone in the communist system. But Jews have it so nice in the Current Russia where Putin goes out of his way to protect the Jewish community. So, why is there more hostility against Russia today than in the past? Because Jews are no longer worried about survival. They are addicted to power like crack or cocaine. They want the American Empire not as a stretcher to save Jews but as a hammer to threaten or crush any nation or people in the way of Jewish hegemony.

    Trumpism, if not so much Trump(who keeps shape-shifting), is about America as a nation than empire. Considering that both Germany and Japan got most dangerous as empires than as nations, it would seem that the lesson of WWII is a nation should take care of itself and meddle less in other nations.

    Also, if it's wrong to invade and colonize other nations, it's worse to allow the invasion of one's own nation. This massive immigration was not wanted by the American people. It was imposed from above as a decree. When people rejected the invasion by votes, the elites used the power of courts run by whores of globalism and commissars of PC.
    SOME non-white immigrants add to the color of a nation. But TOO MANY is a full-blown invasion. It's like SOME Jewish settlers in Palestine made the place more interesting. But TOO MANY turned Palestinians into People 1.0 to be replaced by People 2.0. If it was tragic for Palestine, why wouldn't it be for Europe and America? And I don't want to hear this stuff about America being different because it was founded as a proposition. If so, why are the globalists pushing the SAME PLAN on Europe and even Japan? But not on Israel.

    The lesson of WWII is that Germans failed morally & politically and committed great horrors because they betrayed the ideal of blood-and-soil, of fatherland and folk. They should have minded their own business in their own blood-and-soil nation. Instead, they stole the soil of other people and bloodied them all over.

    Gee, I wonder which nation acts like that today? Poland? Hungary? Iran? Which nation could that be? And who are the ruling elites of that nation?

    And I can’t imagine Jewish parents sacrificing their sons to fight in wars to save OTHER peoples. Indeed, isn’t it telling that so many American Jews would rather serve in the IDF than in the US military?

    Yeah, this.

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  67. Republicans’ problem is that since George W. Bush left town they’ve become the East Germans of the 21st century. They have embraced a cultural model that produces low growth and low dynamism. No wonder they want to erect a wall.

    Hmmm. Except that the purpose of East Germany’s wall was to prevent East Germans from illegally leaving, while the purpose of Trump’s wall would be to prevent foreigners from illegally entering. But least little details escape these liberals … and cucks.

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  68. @Kam Phlodius
    Especially since no such thing ever took place. I personally think Hillary wrote the so-called "dossier." It seems to incorporate elements of her personal life.

    More likely: Russia’s intelligence agencies consulted a psychological profile of Hillary that indicated she would latch on to an opportunity to humiliate Trump by exposing a deviant sex act, as vicarious revenge for the humiliation she endured as a result of exposure of her husband’s deviant behavior, and worked it into their disinformation accordingly.

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  69. How dare Trump overturn Obama’s powerless Exec Order on Gitmo he never even tried to accomplish!

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  70. @eah

    Sally Kohn weighs in on “USA” chants in 2012 and 2018…

    CNN’s Sally Kohn triggered by ‘USA’ chant at SOTU, but got ‘misty’ over it in 2012

    Sally Kohn
    @sallykohn
    Crowd chanting “USA! USA!” after anthem, and I’m misty. #DNC2012
    1:29 PM – Sep 6, 2012

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  71. Sally Kohn weighs in on “USA” chants in 2012 and 2018…

    CNN’s Sally Kohn triggered by ‘USA’ chant at SOTU, but got ‘misty’ over it in 2012

    Sally Kohn
    @sallykohn
    Crowd chanting “USA! USA!” after anthem, and I’m misty. #DNC2012
    1:29 PM – Sep 6, 2012

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  72. I get goosebumps when the Righteous speak in German. Cuz, Trump is a Nazi, man, its playing out exactly like it did when Hitler became Chancellor. The night of long knives is scheduled for next week.

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  73. @Impolitic
    "One day, the guy asked what sort of beer he liked. He said German (which is true.) They got him a pack of Belgian beer."

    In fairness, Belgian beer is better than German beer.

    “Belgian beer is better than German beer”

    Only if you like alcoholic soup. Belgian beer is about 7% alcohol, which does a fair amount of damage if you like to quaff three or four pints, which would be a standard (non-driving) English pub evening.

    If you go for “a few beers” in Belgium at 7pm, by half nine you need to find the hotel and lie down. Admittedly I’m not a heavy drinker.

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  74. The East Germans of the 21st Century

    David Brooks gives away the game when he compares White Core Americans who want to preserve the historic American nation by putting a stop to nation-wrecking mass immigration to East Germans. David Brooks doesn’t believe that any European Christian nation has the sovereign right to determine, by their own lights, who will and will not be allowed to immigrate to their nation.

    David Brooks is a Neo-Conservative Jew who constantly attacks the European Christian ancestral core of the United States.

    David Brooks, of course, thinks Israel should deport illegal alien infiltrator Africans and every other non-Jew who wants to flop, crawl or swim into Israel. But David Brooks thinks the United States and every other European Christian nation, such as Germany, Australia, France, Poland and others, have no sovereign right or national interest in matters related to immigration policy.

    SAME AS IT EVER WAS for Jews such as David Brooks.

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  75. @Anon
    One of the biggest canards in the current discourse(approaching hysteria, or hyscourse) is that Blood and Soil is about Nazism.

    If Nazism was really about Blood and Soil, there wouldn't have been WWII. Germans would have been proud to be German in their own beloved nation-state. And there would have been peace with other nations. The very notion of Blood and Soil didn't begin with Nazis. It goes back to the 19th century when Modern Germany was coming into being. And blood-and-soil was a sound formula for creating a nation. The idea was that Modern Germany should incorporate territories populated by German peoples. It meant Modern Germany should lay claim to German territories, no more and no less. Granted, it didn't work out perfectly as some Germans remained in non-German lands and Germany had some non-Germans, but the basic idea was valid on moral, political, and pragmatic grounds. It was nationalist, not imperialist. Blood and Soil meant Germans of shared blood should unite German territories. It didn't make claims on Spain, Italy, Balkans, Greece, Russia, and etc.

    If anything, the troubles that set off WWI began in Austro-Hungarian Empire that dismissed the blood-and-soil guidelines. In the end, the troublesome Diversity made it more like bloods-and-the-crips.
    As Austro-Germans ruled over different peoples, there was a lot of resentment and hostility(that went both ways). It was hardly surprising that Hitler was the product of Austria than Prussia.

    Blood-and-Soil is a great idea. When Japanese practiced it, they lived in peace with their Asian neighbors. But as a new imperialist power, they invaded China. In other words, they violated the principle of blood-and-soil by invading and colonizing other nations. Chinese anger boiled over, and Asia blew up. And what were the Chinese fighting for? Why did the KMT and CCP, which hated one another, come together? Because despite their ideological differences, they were united in the blood-and-soil idea of China for Chinese.
    And the great postwar anti-imperialist struggles were all about blood-and-soil. Kenyans and Indians told the British to go home. Algerians and Vietnamese told the French to do the same. Indonesians told the Dutch to get lost. Granted, some of these new nations were the inorganic geographic creations of European imperialism, and there was bound to be lots of problems due to their diversity, but they all wanted the European imperialists to go home. And both the US and USSR appealed to the Third World as supporters of national liberation and anti-imperialism. Indeed, the US accused the USSR of crushing the nationalist dreams of Hungarians. And the USSR accused the US of imperialism against the Vietnamese patriots.

    So, it was universal consensus was that the Third World peoples have a right to organize their own nations on the basis of blood-and-soil. And as the European imperialists returned home, they were back into the blood-and-soil mode. And this was great template for world stability and peace.

    The idea of fatherland and folk is nationalist. Even though Nazis invoked those concepts, Germany was not not destroyed by them. Those concepts were not the basis for the wars, invasions, and genocide. When Hitler was taking back Rhineland, it only seemed right. When Austro-Germans wanted to unite with Germany --- most Austrians welcomed it --- , it was Germans unifying with Germans. When Germans gained control of German-heavy Sudetenland, the world could see the justice in that. The problem began when Hitler got crazy with ambitions beyond the fatherland and was no longer content with being fuhrer of his own folk. He wanted the fatherland to rape the motherlands of other nations. And his empire would rule over other folks who were not German and had their own identities and heritages.

    The association of WWII with nationalism and blood-and-soil is a canard that must end. If anything, Nazis were defeated by the true nationalism of other nations. All resistances to Nazism were essentially nationalist. Czechs wanted to be free again. Poles hated German rule. Russians feared being wiped out and losing motherland forever. This was a time when even the left was fiercely nationalist.

    In Poland, the resistance was mostly right-wing because the rightist government refused to collaborate with Germans. Germany invaded Poland, and then leftist Soviets invaded too. So, the Polish Right became the main patriotic fighters. But in other nations, the right-wing regimes collaborated with Germany, and so, the resistance was bound to come from the Left. But even this Left that gained power after WWII was essentially nationalist, especially after those suspected of Zionist sympathies were purged in the late 40s and 50s.

    This attack on blood-and-soil is ironic because the detractors, mainly Jewish, are totally for blood and soil in Israel. Zionism is totally about blood-and-soil. To emigrate to Israel, one has to be of Jewish blood. And Israel has pro-Jewish natal policies. And Jews wanted to reclaim that piece of territory because it's holy to them on the basis of history and religion.

    So, why do Jews, who totally support blood-and-soil in Israel, oppose it so rabidly and virulently when it comes to gentile nations? Consider the sheer hatred and hostility directed at Poland and Hungary for their simple insistence that Poland belongs to Poles and Hungary belongs to Hungarians. Now, who, in his right mind, thinks that such blood-and-soil sentiments are going to lead to WWIII and massive genocides? I mean seriously. It was imperialism and universalism that led to wars and conquests. Imperialists wanted to rule over other peoples to exploit resources and expand power. Universalists like communists wanted to spread the radical fire. Soviet Union was an empire based on a universal idea. Who grieves its passing from history?
    The breakup of the Soviet Empire was all about blood-and-soil. Non-Russians got weary of being living under the Great Russian yoke. And didn't the US praise the fall of the Soviet empire and the rise of new national republics?

    So, why this hostility to blood-and-soil when Jews love it for Israel. Not only do they support it but they demand that all goyim in US, EU, Canada, and Australia support the Right of Israel to survive as a Jewish State.

    Of course, we know why. It's not because Jews fear another Shoah or WWIII. It's because they are now the great imperialist power in the world via networks of finance, media, academia, entertainment, and control of US as superpower. So, even as Jews love blood-and-soil for Israel, they see such as a barrier and obstacle for Jewish-globalist penetration and takeover. Deep in their hearts, Jews feel that they, as the smarter and prouder people, should have elite control of other nations, especially in the White World.

    WWII turned uglier and uglier because of Hitler's imperialist and ultimately genocidal Lebensraum idea. German ambition to rule over non-Germans lit Europe on fire and led to the massive conflagration.
    Today, if any power is acting Nazi-like, it's Jewish globalist power. Why can't Jews see this? Are they so morally full of themselves as Eternal Victims of the Holocaust that they've become blind to their own evil? Are they so power-hungry that they've become nihilistic and amoral?

    Let's look at recent history. Was blood-and-soil the basis of the terrible economic Rape of Russia in the 90s? Was blood-and-soil the basis of wars in Iraq, Libya, and Syria? (As I recall, 'no blood for oil' was closer to the truth.)

    No, if those nations had been left to themselves, there would have been no problem. It was globalist imperialism, disproportionately controlled by Jewish elements, that led to one disaster after another. Disasters that destroyed millions of lives.

    Now, it's somewhat understandable why Jews want America to be a world power than a mere nation. The Jewish Narrative says Jews were helpless under the Nazis because the world wouldn't do anything to defeat the evil Nazis. So, 'isolationist' America Firs meant Americans minding their own business while the Nazi empire expanded all over Europe and hunted down Jews. (But then, Jews had never insisted that the US must do something to save Ukrainians from Stalin or Armenians from the Turks. And I can't imagine Jewish parents sacrificing their sons to fight in wars to save OTHER peoples. Indeed, isn't it telling that so many American Jews would rather serve in the IDF than in the US military? If they must kill or die, it's for Israel.) So, German Empire could only be defeated by other empires. If US remained in nationalist mode, it would close its eyes to world affairs. Only in empire-mode would the US strive to become a new hegemon and take on other empires for supremacy. And it was the rise of US as a military-industrial empire that allied with the USSR to defeat Nazi Germany.
    But Jews are overlooking one crucial point. Germany became dangerous not because of its blood-and-soil or fatherland/folk mentality. It was the shift to imperialist mode that turned Germany from a nation to a wanna-be-empire. So, even if it's true that Imperial US defeated Nazi Germany, it was not a war on German nationalism but on German imperialism. In other words, if Germans had remained in nationalist mode, there never would have been a need for the war. Furthermore, the US had to revive German nationalism to some degree in the postwar era to push back against Soviet power.
    Also, what got Americans into the war? It was nationalist passion, not imperial ambition. Americans got riled up with patriotic fervor only when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
    After the war, if not for the Cold War, most Americans would have preferred return to nationalist America where 'business of America is business'. It was the Cold War that transformed the US into an Empire, so much so that even after the Cold War, the US kept cooking up new rationales to keep Empire Inc. going. And what has this led to? Disasters in Korea and Vietnam. Bad blood with Iran and Central America. Big headaches in Latin America. And total disaster in the Middle East. A crazy 'new cold war' with Russia that would make no sense but for the egotism of a certain ethnic group and gluttony of the War State.

    Also, while we can understand why Jews see the American Empire as the essential savior of Jews from both Nazis and ultimately the Soviets(who turned against Zionism) -- a more complicated matter because so many Jews had been initially pro-Soviet and hostile to Anglo-Right-wing 'paranoia' that set off the Cold War against the USSR, the great power that defeated the Nazis, until they realized that mediocritist communism doesn't do much for Jews -- , it's ridiculous to analyze the present and future based on past premises. Jews no longer need America to save Jews from horrors around the world. Despite Neocon scare-mongering, the world is not full of 'new hitlers' and 'new stalins', and even if such exist, Jews are not in their harm's way.

    Jews are now dependent on America-as-empire to gain dominance over other peoples. And if so many gentiles, especially Muslims, get mangled and slaughtered, Jews don't care. And if many Russians are harmed by sanctions, again, no concern among Jews. 'Save Soviet Jews' was somewhat understandable due to blatant discrimination against Jews and also because there wasn't much freedom for anyone in the communist system. But Jews have it so nice in the Current Russia where Putin goes out of his way to protect the Jewish community. So, why is there more hostility against Russia today than in the past? Because Jews are no longer worried about survival. They are addicted to power like crack or cocaine. They want the American Empire not as a stretcher to save Jews but as a hammer to threaten or crush any nation or people in the way of Jewish hegemony.

    Trumpism, if not so much Trump(who keeps shape-shifting), is about America as a nation than empire. Considering that both Germany and Japan got most dangerous as empires than as nations, it would seem that the lesson of WWII is a nation should take care of itself and meddle less in other nations.

    Also, if it's wrong to invade and colonize other nations, it's worse to allow the invasion of one's own nation. This massive immigration was not wanted by the American people. It was imposed from above as a decree. When people rejected the invasion by votes, the elites used the power of courts run by whores of globalism and commissars of PC.
    SOME non-white immigrants add to the color of a nation. But TOO MANY is a full-blown invasion. It's like SOME Jewish settlers in Palestine made the place more interesting. But TOO MANY turned Palestinians into People 1.0 to be replaced by People 2.0. If it was tragic for Palestine, why wouldn't it be for Europe and America? And I don't want to hear this stuff about America being different because it was founded as a proposition. If so, why are the globalists pushing the SAME PLAN on Europe and even Japan? But not on Israel.

    The lesson of WWII is that Germans failed morally & politically and committed great horrors because they betrayed the ideal of blood-and-soil, of fatherland and folk. They should have minded their own business in their own blood-and-soil nation. Instead, they stole the soil of other people and bloodied them all over.

    Gee, I wonder which nation acts like that today? Poland? Hungary? Iran? Which nation could that be? And who are the ruling elites of that nation?

    Priss Factor,

    Of all the Unz commenters, you are the one I’d like most to meet IRL.

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  76. @anon
    The rest of us just need to recognize that and conduct ourselves accordingly.

    The real problem is getting the average guy in the street to realize it.

    A lot of them have, to be sure. But far too many people out there still think that if the Times says something, it's true.

    The real problem is getting the average guy in the street to realize it.

    Forget that. Go for the gut on simple stuff and leave the harder to understand stuff be. The average guy won’t ever get it. It is important to be able to repeat simple statements over and over again to reach a broader audience.

    Trump was accused of speaking on a high school or below level by his enemies. Trump didn’t care, he wanted to reach as many people as he could on a GUT level with plain language.

    This is why White Core Americans will have to take over corporations such as Comcast, Google, Disney, Fox News, Viacom, Twitter and the like. The main power the ruling class has now is command and control of the propaganda apparatus. Take that away from them and they will be destroyed. Civil War II might just be a battle over control of the corporate propaganda apparatus.

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  77. @Citizen of a Silly Country
    The Achilles Heel of Jews is hubris. It's not enough for them to win; they have to rub your face in it. Being successful in a society isn't enough; they demand to change that society to fit their wants.

    The hatred that so many influential Jews show toward societies that accepted them is bizarre.

    I don't know how all of this is going to turn out, but I do hope that the Chinese and Japanese are watching and learning. Of course, Jews will find it nearly impossible to play their games with the Asians for the simple reason that they don't look like them. If this sounds antiquated, it's not. It's one thing for a Jew who looks exactly like any other European or European American to argue for this that or the other; it's an entirely different ballgame for a Jew who looks nothing like an Asian to argue for immigration or whatever to an Asian audience. They will know instinctively that this person isn't on their side. (That's not to say that Asians won't do business with Jews. That's a different story.)

    I'm calling it now: Peak Jew.

    As white goys fade, Jews will face a less intelligent foe in the Americas and Europe, but a vastly more hostile foe.

    Jews seem determined to go back to the future. Pogroms. It's almost as if Jews can't live without them, as though Jews just can't accept being accepted.

    I've know people like this. If they don't have an enemy, they create one. These are generally very unhappy people.

    “Jews seem determined to go back to the future. Pogroms. It’s almost as if Jews can’t live without them, as though Jews just can’t accept being accepted.

    I’ve know people like this. If they don’t have an enemy, they create one. These are generally very unhappy people.”

    I too have known such people, and come to think of it, they were nearly all Jewish. A built-in “persecution complex” as the (gentile) girlfriend of one of my (((friends))) used to put it.

    Just last week the table next to me at a restaurant was a Jewish mother and daughter. The daughter was telling her mother that they were were starting on the 1930s in History class and covering “how everyone hates us”, she said with a strange relish: not humor, not irony, more like the narcotic pleasure of a hen sitting on her eggs.

    These eggs will not hatch a wholesome brood, however.

    “This won’t end well,” is a frequent refrain here nowadays, and I agree. The opportunity windows to avert catastrophes are closing. I will do what I can to avert it, as I trust others do too. But I’m not optimistic.

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  78. @syonredux

    NYT Columnists Remind Us: Trump and His Voters Seem Suspiciously German
     
    Well, with the aid of a good dictionary, I can read German fairly well.....

    Most Jewish activists, politicians, journalists, intellectuals, etc., including neocons likes Brooks and Rubin and Kristol, fear and hate white gentiles. But Germans are uniquely malevolent. To quote the neocon-Zionist comedian Dennis Miller, on the Jay Leno Show, “If the Germans can do democracy, why not the Iraqis?” German-Aemrics are so assimilated that most probably don’t even know the Germans are largest white-ethnic group in the United States, by far, 50-60 millions depending on various estimations. But I’m sure that the Jews above and their ilk know this, which is surely one reason, perhaps the paramount one, why they are so zealous in their support for massive nonwhite immigration that will soon turn the white-gentile majority into a dispossessed and disempowered minority and preclude the rise of a Nazi-like regime.

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  79. @Citizen of a Silly Country
    The Achilles Heel of Jews is hubris. It's not enough for them to win; they have to rub your face in it. Being successful in a society isn't enough; they demand to change that society to fit their wants.

    The hatred that so many influential Jews show toward societies that accepted them is bizarre.

    I don't know how all of this is going to turn out, but I do hope that the Chinese and Japanese are watching and learning. Of course, Jews will find it nearly impossible to play their games with the Asians for the simple reason that they don't look like them. If this sounds antiquated, it's not. It's one thing for a Jew who looks exactly like any other European or European American to argue for this that or the other; it's an entirely different ballgame for a Jew who looks nothing like an Asian to argue for immigration or whatever to an Asian audience. They will know instinctively that this person isn't on their side. (That's not to say that Asians won't do business with Jews. That's a different story.)

    I'm calling it now: Peak Jew.

    As white goys fade, Jews will face a less intelligent foe in the Americas and Europe, but a vastly more hostile foe.

    Jews seem determined to go back to the future. Pogroms. It's almost as if Jews can't live without them, as though Jews just can't accept being accepted.

    I've know people like this. If they don't have an enemy, they create one. These are generally very unhappy people.

    In reality…

    The Achilles Heel of the Alt Right is hubris. It’s not enough for them to win; they have to rub your face in it. Being successful in a society isn’t enough; they demand to change that society to fit their wants. Vox Day typifies this attitude.

    The hatred that so many influential Alt Right members show toward their fellow whites by labeling them as cucks is bizarre.

    I don’t know how all of this is going to turn out, but I do hope that Normies are watching and learning. Of course, the Alt Right will find it nearly impossible to play their games with the Normies for the simple reason that the Normies know better. If this sounds antiquated, it’s not. It’s one thing for Normies to make their political decisions; it’s an entirely different ballgame for Normies to refuse to heed the demands of the Alt Right to become “Good Whites”.

    I’m calling it now: Peak Alt Right.

    As Normies become increasingly alienated, the Alt Right will face a highly motivated foe, who will give it to them good and hard.

    The Alt Right is determined to get their heads on pikes. It’s almost as if the Alt Right believes they are invincible, that race realism is on their side. It’s like the Alt Right creates enemies purposely just because they desire confrontation. These are generally very unhappy people.

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  80. Does Mr Brooks answer the question: If your car broke down where would you prefer to end up?

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  81. @eah
    So sensitive.

    https://twitter.com/BillKristol/status/958750830894764032

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DU5mPsjUQAAN8ht.jpg

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  82. @ben tillman

    Russia was the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Trump barely mentioned it, even as the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election gathers pace. …
     
    "[T]he investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election" is not gathering pace. It is over. Everyone from "D" Congressmen to Savannah Guthrie will tell you that it's an "obstruction of justice" investigation.

    How one can obstruct justice in relation to a bogus investigation of nothing is another question entirely.

    Yes, this canard has always stank to high heaven. The classic example is the man charged with resisting arrest when the police had no justifiable reason whatsoever to be arresting him (hence his resistance!): It’s horseshit. It’s why we have (and need) juries: the law is a ass.

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  83. @J.Ross
    ... I don't see the question, but you're right.
    To clarify, neither Arpaio nor Flynn actually did anything wrong, but both fell afoul of procedural details that an objective judge or a good lawyer would have ignored or erased. They were victims of an unpurged, maximally hostile bureaucracy and judiciary, determined to convict on whatever they could find. Then both were bandied about in the media as dangerous criminals finally brought to justice. Remind me whether Trump has gotten around to purging the judiciary yet?

    I’m amazed that I never knew until after the election that Trump has sister who is a judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

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