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The perceptive human sciences reporter Jesse Singal of New York magazine is rightfully annoyed by the latest front in the War on Beckys: “Crosswalk Cathy:”

One suggestion I have for journalists in general is to stop having so much respect for Black Twitter. Credulity over the reliability of Black Twitter has gotten the MainStream Media into countless factual fiascos such as Innocent Baby Trayvon vs. the White Man and Ferguson’s Gentle Giant.

Stop assuming that if random black people around the country on Twitter are outraged over, say, how Michael Brown was gunned down in cold blood while raising his hands to surrender or how racist Crosswalk Cathy racistly tried to have a racist parking regulation racistly enforced, that has to be exactly what happened because they wouldn’t put it on Black Twitter if it weren’t the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

In reality, Black Twitter is not some exotic samizdat pipeline of suppressed pure truth. Instead, Black Twitter is much like overall Twitter, which is notoriously awful and stupid.

Update: The Three-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution states: “Congress shall make no law requiring black people to do anything they aren’t in the mood to do, like not parking in a crosswalk, because history. And racism. And white privilege.”

Legal scholars state that if you ask whether the Three-Fifth Amendment overrides the Zeroth Amendment (“Anybody from anywhere has the right to immigrate to America anytime, no questions asked”), or vice-versa, then you are a racist troublemaker and they have their eye on you.

 
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  1. Anon87 says:

    Twitter was the first place I noticed the groundswell over Trayvon. I was surprised when it became “real” news. If you are looking to pinpoint the beginning of the left losing it, this could be origin.

  2. kihowi says:

    See the thing with social change is that people will only go along with you part of the way. Which means you have to push for a ridiculous extreme way beyond what it is you really want, to get what you really want.

    So to get a situation where blacks are treated with kid gloves, you have to ruin the life of someone who, if things were different, could have targeted some blacks, even if she didn’t.

    Liberals understand this, conservatives don’t.

  3. Why is it that in almost every single case like this, it’s some species of Being an Assh*le While Black?

    You know, you’re not supposed to park on crosswalks. You take your chances with getting a ticket if you do.

    Always the complaint is that if you were Being an Assh*le While White, it wouldn’t happen to you? How in the hell are we ever supposed to know that?

    Advice: Stop Being an Assh*le, the problem goes away.

    Or can’t they stop themselves?

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @notanon
    , @bomag
  4. Not to mention Black Twitter seems to have a higher than average propensity to say “TWITTER DO YO THANG”.

    • Replies: @Anon
  5. trelane says:

    In war, truth is the first casualty.
    -Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist (525 BC -456 BC)

    And this includes the war on Beckys

  6. Anon[121] • Disclaimer says:

    I fully support the War on Beckys. Most of these people are proggy harpies themselves.

    No more reporting on bad black behavior. Let blacks overrun cities and turn them into little detroits.

    • Agree: Kylie, Johnny Smoggins
  7. Why are Bill Cosby’s accusers never called Beckys? Perhaps we should start doing that.

    • Replies: @TheBoom
    , @Jim Christian
  8. Anon[121] • Disclaimer says:
    @candid_observer

    But when blacks can get away with it at Starbucks, then Beckies must do.

    Starbeckies.

    • Replies: @Brutusale
  9. Watch out, or they’re gonna call you Secure-Sockets-Layer Steve for you continual hateful harassment of folks who are just tweeting while black.

    • Replies: @Bubba
    , @JeremiahJohnbalaya
  10. Ragno says:

    I refuse to call anyone ‘Becky” – now that we all know what it means.

    “Shaniqua”, on the other hand, doesn’t get called out nearly enough!

  11. anonymous[689] • Disclaimer says:

    She’s a racist for living in Portland. I am glad this topic has been breached because I need to tell you about Portland’s racist history…

    • Agree: Bubba
  12. Anon[121] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack Hanson

    Blacks are just morally spoiled or moroiled, so they act like black brats or blats. They feel morally entitled just because they are black and because blackness has been associated with neo-sacredness in America.

    • Replies: @Futurethirdworlder
  13. I have heard that it is fairly common knowledge that Black Twitter is currently mostly whites who are practicing cultural tourism by passing for Black online. Twitter Wiggers, as it were.

  14. Yeah, parking that way is crappy, but call the cops? That’s just lowdown. Why can’t honkies learn the right way to key a car? Then let Muhhammad-the-owner call the po-po to say he’d parked in a crosswalk and pedestrians ‘accidentally’ scratched trying to get around it.

    • Replies: @Danindc
  15. Hey, what about Daycare Delilah, who called the authorities on daycare workers who were just keepin’ it real?

    https://www.rt.com/usa/442868-fight-club-school-video/

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @AndrewR
    , @Danindc
  16. Man Steve, I thought you knew that Dred Scott was really about traffic laws!

  17. CTD says:

    I am not at all convinced that black twitter users can be any dumber than regular twitter users.

  18. AndrewR says:
    @Almost Missouri

    Not condoning the behavior of the staff, who deserved to be fired, but the mother is being a total drama queen here. Criminal charges are simply inappropriate in this case. Sounds like she just wants a payout.

  19. J.Ross says: • Website

    If Twits should be ignored for their stupidity, how much worse does that make those battalions of “scientists” whose method is to sign a petition?
    Anon has an archived link to BBC: Over 1600 “scientists” say gender does not exist, because Trump says it does.

    https://archive.is/odEkb

    Another has:

    https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/414457-1600-scientists-sign-letter-opposing-trumps-plan-to-redefine-gender

    From the original letter:

    As scientists, we are compelled to write to you, our elected representatives, about the current administration’s proposal to legally define gender as a binary condition determined at birth, based on genitalia, and with plans to clarify disputes using “genetic testing”. This proposal is fundamentally inconsistent not only with science, but also with ethical practices, human rights, and basic dignity.

    The proposal is in no way “grounded in science” as the administration claims. The relationship between sex chromosomes, genitalia, and gender identity is complex, and not fully understood. There are no genetic tests that can unambiguously determine gender, or even sex. Furthermore, even if such tests existed, it would be unconscionable to use the pretext of science to enact policies that overrule the lived experience of people’s own gender identities.

    >There are no genetic tests that can unambiguously determine gender, or even sex.

    >using “genetic testing”.
    >no way “grounded in science”

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
  20. @Hypnotoad666

    Twitter Wiggers, huh, and To Think that I Saw them on Mulberry Street!

  21. Bubba says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    LOL! Yes, the “black outrage mob” was instigated by a black guy to savage and destroy this NYC Becky (who was his liberal ally) for a dopey tweet…

    Tens of thousands of people angrily shared or responded to her tweet. The hashtag #HasJustineLandedYet began trending. By the time she reached her destination, she’d lost her job.

    https://nypost.com/2018/08/05/weve-got-to-stop-letting-outrage-mobs-get-people-fired/

    • Replies: @Lurker
  22. Anonymous[338] • Disclaimer says:

    Crazy that the only part of “white culture” blacks want to appropriate these days is drawing swastikas on synagogues

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
  23. Here in NYC, all you have to do is call 311 to make a noise complaint or report antisocial behavior. When they ask you if you’d like to leave your name, just say, ‘no.’

    The cops usually show up. But here’s the key: call the cops again the next time they do it. Because these reports are recorded, and the cops get annoyed at having to visit the same building or street corner repeatedly. They will let the building owner know that there are lots of complaints about their building, and contrary to perception, NYC landlords generally care if their building are getting lots of visits from the cops.

    People in the hood are inconsiderate and behave selfishly because they believe there are no consequences, and they have the mentality of insolent teenagers. Many have records, none of them want any police interactions. Eventually, they’ll go somewhere else where they can act stupid.

    It’s called ‘gentrification,’ and it’s the best thing that ever happened to America’s decaying neighborhoods.

    What makes good neighborhoods? Good neighbors.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Lugash
    , @Pericles
  24. Truth is, if she knew they were black, she probably wouldn’t have called the police. I know how Portlandia rolls.

  25. Anonymous[276] • Disclaimer says:

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  26. BenKenobi says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    And many of those are deep-cover Memetic Operatives who will one day create and direct negro flashmobs. What you’re seeing is advanced warfare.

    Completely OT: follow my sock account @TheWokestHotep

  27. Corvinus says:

    Well done, Mr. Sailer, with your delivery of “staccato grievance commentary”™.

    I suppose Beckys are at the forefront of keeping America safe from people who have their cars sticking out a half foot or so in front of the curb and therefore into the crosswalk. Her keen eye led her to report this heinous crime to a dispatcher with the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s parking enforcement hotline. We should all be celebrating her selfless act in diverting precious police resources from their normal routine of rounding up murdering darkies and their crack selling brownie sidekicks.

    Because, after all, if we were in that same situation, we would be championing her dogged efforts rather than cursing at her and threatening to run her over with our vehicle for being a busybody.

    • Troll: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Pericles
    , @Colin Wright
  28. donut says:
    @Anon

    You have no proof of that .

  29. @Anonymous

    I kind of like Tariq Nasheed. Yeah, he’s sort of a racist crazy man, but he’s his own man.

    • Replies: @notanon
    , @Miss Turnstiles
  30. donut says:

    You’re drawing flies Steve .

    • LOL: ic1000
  31. Andrew says:

    I only call 911 on black people because, at least where I live, they are the only ones committing crimes or causing public mayhem.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Danindc
  32. @Anon

    Alot of the stories blacks tell about being micro-aggressed against just boil down to not being treated with enough reverence by the help.

    Imagine the horror! The help isn’t just lacking in proper reverence but criticizing their behavior! The gall, the hubris. It’s beyond the pale

    I think some people are attempting to impress upon the public the idea that the slave has become the master. This could be seen as karmic justice if the slave master hadn’t been dead for 150 years.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  33. Buck says:

    After losing her job and having her house vandalized, a repentant Crosswalk Cathy sobbed, “How was I supposed to know they were black? Everyone knows there aren’t black people in Portland!”

    Territorial Oregon actually didn’t allow black residents and Portland redlined them to just a few blocks until WWII. Portland had a large KKK membership in the 1920′s. It’s about the whitest large city in America.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  34. JLK says:

    some of these people coming from South of the border will get over here and classify themselves as white, and align themselves with the Alt Right

    More accurately, some are social conservatives who will be repelled by the transgender etc. fixation of the left of center press. Sometimes it seems they are shooting themselves in the foot on purpose.

  35. pyrrhus says:

    Telling it like it is, Steve!

  36. Danindc says:

    #blacktwitter is a neighborhood I try to avoid

  37. And you can BBQ anywhere you damn well please, because Raaaaacism!

  38. Danindc says:
    @hooodathunkit

    I would somewhat agree but she actually called parking enforcement not the police. We also don’t know how bad the parking was. The car was in a crosswalk. This girls is a cyclist who wants to live in a nice neighborhood where people care about others and try and do the right thing. Turning a blind eye just makes it worse. Think broken windows policing.

    Steve tried to engage Singal and have him consider writing about false positives/false negative and Singal never responded because he’s a blue-check msm coward. Que sera sera

  39. Danindc says:
    @Almost Missouri

    Nice. Coulter had a bunch of these on Twitter “Deceased Debbie” white woman killed by black intruder after not calling the cops bc that’d be racist.

  40. notanon says:
    @candid_observer

    men “showing off” is part of r selection

  41. Danindc says:
    @Andrew

    Lol exactly. As I used to answer the question “why are you so racist?” “
    “Umm because I watch the evening news”

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
  42. notanon says:
    @Steve Sailer

    he has to couch it in an anti-white way to keep his audience but he knows what he’s about

  43. TheBoom says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Let’s not stop there. Ford is a Becky too.

  44. Lugash says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    Unless you’re complaining about people parking illegally, because the NYPD gets to sell indulgences for that:

    https://twitter.com/placardabuse

  45. Anonymous[385] • Disclaimer says:

    Hot take: although the rhetoric has always focused on “the man,” blacks viscerally have much more disdain for white females han for white males. I’m not sure why, exactly: one theory is that they frequently interact with prissy white female teachers as kids and thus tend to view them as martinets. Another is that white American women are simply a pain in the ass. This is a question to which scholars ought to devote significant attention.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  46. Lurker says:
    @Bubba

    Also this one:

    Self-hating white woman Tweets pic mocking white men and . . . gets destroyed by woke Twitter.

    • Replies: @Pericles
    , @Corvinus
  47. @Achmed E. Newman

    I don’t get the SSL joke. Besides, it’s been deprecated by TLS

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  48. I am anticipating that this relatively new vein of grievance against white women will eventually produce a “Gang Rape Rebecca,” in which a junior at a state college in Washington will be shamed, doxxed, whatever, for the high crime of alerting the police in the immediate aftermath of being sexually assaulted by several black members of the college’s basketball team, after she decided to leave a frat party early and walk back to her apartment right off campus.

  49. If history is any guide, I suspect that, horrible as Twitter is, Black Twitter is even worse.

    Go back and look at the cause of some of the worst riots (Watts ’65, Detroit ’67, Newark ’67). Unsubstantiated rumor spreads through the grapevine. Within hours the whole city is on fire.

  50. Anon[358] • Disclaimer says:

    One suggestion I might make for Red State America is to dramatically enhance privacy laws in order to allow Beckys to sue publications who print this kind of stuff should they do business in said Red States; obviously, it wouldn’t be quite as easy as that, but it could be done in some fashion none-the-less. This would have an ancillary benefit of deplatforming said publications.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  51. Anon[358] • Disclaimer says:

    “People are comparing Trump’s new campaign ad to the racist “Willie Horton” ad from the 80s.”

    The Left has been running one giant Willie Horton campaign for years now. What do you think BLM and this Becky hate thing are? Do these people have not a modicum of self-reflection?

    “I disagree with the comparison, because some of these people coming from South of the border will get over here and classify themselves as white, and align themselves with the Alt Right.”

    God, that’s next level stupid. Mexicans becoming “alt-right”? My IQ just fell 30 points. I hope it’s not permanent.

    • Replies: @Anon
  52. Anon[189] • Disclaimer says:

    “The hashtag #HasJustineLandedYet began trending.”

    The sad (or hilarious) thing about that Tweet is that the Tweetee was a white, left-wing SJW Becky who was attempting self-flagellation for the sin of being white privileged by means of self-deprecation. In other words, the “hope I don’t get AIDS” thing was her way of attacking fellow privileged whites for not having to worry about something that affects poor Africans. And THAT is why you don’t ally yourself with these Twitter idiots. They are morons who don’t get things like subtly. The girl probably thought that since her smart, well-educated urban hipster friends all get her sophisticated sense of humor, Walmart-shopper types on social media would, too. Big mistake.

  53. Anon[425] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Willie Horton?

    How did NYT treat Omar Thorton?

    Gee, did those whites deserve to get killed? Could it be that the black guy was driven by hatred spread by mass media?

    When the nutjob killed Jews in the Synagogue, that was pure evil, but when Thorton killed 8 whites, NYT had to wait and see if the dead deserved it.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  54. nobody says:

    A lot of rules that make a place nice to live in only get enforced by people complaining.

    Code enforcement, noise violations, historic preservation, blight prevention etc.

    This is how nice neighborhoods happen. It’s not a racial thing. It’s a giving-a-shit thing.

    If I notice something amiss, I take it upon myself to report it. That might be a gas leak. It might be a public disturbance. It might be a building violation.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  55. Pericles says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    What makes good neighborhoods? Good neighbors.

    That’s racist and anti-semitic!

  56. Pericles says:
    @Corvinus

    Think about that next time you see a car ‘corvinus parked’.

  57. Pericles says:
    @Lurker

    “Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia”.

    • Replies: @Lurker
  58. Twitter is one of the temples of Prog & Cuck world; Black Twitter is its most inner sanctum. It is always right, and you are always Alt-Right, ergo wrong.

  59. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    But are these things a function of intelligence, or of cowardice?

    I would guess that as soon as things went “viral,” her smart, well-educated urban hipster “friends” are the ones who dropped her like a rock.

  60. @kihowi

    you have to ruin the life of someone

    Instead of being doxxed, ‘Beckys’ could step just out of line-of-sight and audible range before dropping a dime on a scofflaw. And if they’re bored, they can stick around and watch the show without anyone the wiser.

    But some of these callers seem to want interpersonal drama and make the call in the presence of the scofflaw, which is stupid.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  61. @nobody

    AGREED, partially, Nobody.

    One of the two red lights for the eastbound land was burned out at an intersection near me. I told a guy from the city- street division the next time I saw one, because a) the other red was blocked by tree leaves, and b) redundancy is good. For the greens or yellow (not so likely) it wouldn’t matter as much, but I’ve seen one wreck and barely prevented one other at that intersection.

    OTOH, I wouldn’t bother anyone about motorcycles parked in odd places on sidewalks, or most anything regarding parking unless it is really a hazard, as I’ve done all the same myself. One time, I had to park the whole car on a wide sidewalk just to go inside the office to pay a parking ticket. “You gotta hurry!” I told them inside, “I’m parked in a bad spot.” Haha, good times …

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  62. @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Instead of being doxxed, ‘Beckys’ could step just out of line-of-sight and audible range before dropping a dime on a scofflaw.

    Very good point, Generic-Am. They really ought to heed this advice for (or to avoid) the next “incident”, but, as you say, it’s probably about drama. For a guy, it’s a matter of appearing like a coward, a totally different matter.

  63. @Anon

    AGREED!

    Very good point(s).

  64. @JeremiahJohnbalaya

    Oh, JJ, I just had to find something involving blogging/the internet that starts with “S”, that’s all. Since I had to explain it, it wasn’t a very good one, right? Tell me what TLS is again, I just paid some good money (probably didn’t have to, it turns out) to switch URL to https. Does that use TLS now? I am not up on any of this, so it’s a serious question.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  65. @Achmed E. Newman

    TLS is a successor to Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and is used to encrypt internet browser traffic. Regular http requests are done on port 80; TLS (https) uses port 443, IIRC.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  66. Corvinus says:
    @Lurker

    “Self-hating white woman Tweets pic mocking white men and . . . gets destroyed by woke Twitter.”

    Here is the context. The picture was a retweet from the parody account “OrNahhTweets” that shows a group of teens dressed in formal wear. The tweet apparently is from the Assistant Principal’s account. She–A BECKY–is new to the school. Appropriately, there was a student walkout.

    Regardless, this group of females are not “self-hating white women”. They are merely teenage young ladies who, like other Americans, make their own choices when it comes to dating.

    We have free speech in this nation. But free speech does not mean a person is immune to consequences for that speech.

    • Replies: @Lurker
    , @Colin Wright
    , @bomag
  67. Lurker says:
    @Anon

    Exactly, irony doesn’t work with morons.

    Exhibit B – the Tweet I posted up-thread.

  68. Lurker says:
    @Corvinus

    Geez. The point is the woman who used the photo, whatever its actual origin, was using it to virtue signal her anti-white credentials. Instead of getting high fives all round, she got trashed.

    The choices and motivations of those in the pic are not the point. It’s her caption that was the issue.

    • Agree: Bubba
  69. Lurker says:
    @Pericles

    Yes, a real school. The pic was not of students from there – it doesn’t matter for the purposes of the story whether they were or not.

    The the woman who worked there and the caption she wrote and how it played on Twitter are the story.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booker_T._Washington_High_School

  70. Anonymous[714] • Disclaimer says:
    @Lurker

    Why are you wasting time answering this faux-MOR troll? You already said it. Irony doesn’t work with morons. Cucky Corvy just doesn’t get it.

    In general, Cucky Corvy is too busy trying to expose Vox Day as the hand behind every comment he disagrees with to understand much of anything.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  71. Bubba says:
    @Lurker

    …using it to virtue signal her anti-white credentials.

    Indeed, she certainly drank that poisonous kool-aid by the gallons.

    Just a quick note – some iSteve commenters on a previous post pointed out that it is not virtue signaling, but it is actually vanity signaling. Virtue requires high moral standards of which the SJW/BLM Twitter loudmouths and mobs have none.

  72. I don’t see why this racist’s defenders are pointing out that she didn’t even know the owners of the car were black when she called the parking authority. Ignorance of the law is no excuse.

  73. @Steve Sailer

  74. Marty says:

    I did this, in a more direct way, about 3 months ago in Marin. What happened was, an obese black woman parked her gas car in a space reserved for EV’s, which was right in front of the ATM she was going to use. So I asked her to follow the rules, and she called me a racist mf’er. So I called her a fat pig. Which was overheard by a 50-ish white SJW who went ballistic. As I walked into TJ’s, the SJW followed me and tried to get TJ management to deny me service. Amazingly, they were unresponsive. When I came out of TJ’s, the black woman was gone but the white woman was there again to harangue me further about fat jokes. I told her she was out of shape too, and she called the cops. I hung around for a few minutes but they never came. I suspect that the black blob is a D.A. but I’m not sure.

  75. @Corvinus

    ‘…Because, after all, if we were in that same situation, we would be championing her dogged efforts rather than cursing at her and threatening to run her over with our vehicle for being a busybody.’

    Do you habitually park your car so that it blocks the crosswalk?

    If not, why are you defending the behavior? Would it even occur to you to do so if the perpetrator hadn’t been black?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  76. @Corvinus

    ‘We have free speech in this nation. But free speech does not mean a person is immune to consequences for that speech.’

    How does that differ from saying ‘we have free speech. You just have to accept that you may be punished for exercising it’?

    I can’t think of a single society that didn’t have free speech by that criterion.

  77. Corvinus says:
    @Lurker

    “Geez. The point is the woman who used the photo, whatever its actual origin, was using it to virtue signal her anti-white credentials. Instead of getting high fives all round, she got trashed.”

    We do not know as of yet her intentions. You are making the assumption here that she is “anti-white”. In essence, you are perpetuating a false narrative. For what purpose?

    “The choices and motivations of those in the pic are not the point. It’s her caption that was the issue.”

    Actually, the caption, the choice, AND the motivation are all interwoven here. The issue is that a woman–A BECKY–put in her two cents worth. Perhaps we will find out the reasons why.

    • Troll: Mr. Rational
  78. Corvinus says:
    @Anonymous

    “Cucky” has lost its meaning. And I am hardly a “troll”, as I regular comment here. As far as your Alt Right hero Vox Day, he exposes himself everyday with his own brand of virtue signaling and trash talking. I imagine that you are one of his “Vile Faceless Minions” coming to his rescue, like a good little White Knight.

    • Troll: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @SunBakedSuburb
  79. @Anon

    ‘…The girl probably thought that since her smart, well-educated urban hipster friends all get her sophisticated sense of humor, Walmart-shopper types on social media would, too…’

    Then there are people like me, who just frankly think it’s disgusting that young white girls are shown on terms of intimacy with black males. Quite right to post the picture, and indeed the fathers should be concerned.

  80. @Buck

    ‘…Territorial Oregon actually didn’t allow black residents and Portland redlined them to just a few blocks until WWII. Portland had a large KKK membership in the 1920′s. It’s about the whitest large city in America.’

    That’s why it’s so nice.

  81. @Marty

    ‘I did this, in a more direct way, about 3 months ago in Marin. What happened was, an obese black woman parked her gas car in a space reserved for EV’s…’

    God, that sounds typically black. It’s particularly typical of blacks living in white, liberal communities, because they’ve learned they can get away with almost anything, and no one will say anything.

    Your sow wouldn’t try that up here in Redneck land. She probably wouldn’t even try it in the Hood. But around white ‘Progressives’? She’s gentry. The rules don’t apply to her.

  82. @Achmed E. Newman

    ‘…OTOH, I wouldn’t bother anyone about motorcycles parked in odd places on sidewalks, or most anything regarding parking unless it is really a hazard, as I’ve done all the same myself…’

    Neither would I. However, I don’t think that anyone who behaves differently than me should therefore be vilified. I can think of all kinds of things others would tolerate that I wouldn’t, and conversely, all kinds of things that I’d tolerate that others wouldn’t. If you see something illegal that annoys you, you have a right to call the appropriate authority. If you choose to do something illegal, you’ve no right to kick if someone complains. Work to make it legal if you think it’s okay.

  83. @Lurker

    “The choices and motivations of those in the pic are not the point”

    Corv was too busy virtue-signaling to notice.

  84. anonymous[276] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    I never called you a troll and I never said I liked Vox Day. Hell, I never even read or watched him. Rid yourself of your VDDS* and pay attention to reality you phony MOR fool!

    * Vox Day Derangement Syndrome

    “Cucky” has lost its meaning.

    Yes, you most definitely are a meaningless cuck, Cucky Corvy.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  85. Never ventured into Black Twitter; don’t have the stomach for it. Regarding Beckys: In my ultra liberal environment I’ve tried to wake a select few Beckys to the racist bile spewed towards them by The New York Times and other liberal media outlets. I’ve tried to alert them that their beauty and ability to produce white babies drives the POC and their deranged non-POC comrades in the fight against whiteness mad with rage. Most think I’m exaggerating. White women, for all their wondrous traits, are the least tribal group in the U.S.A..

  86. @Corvinus

    Oh Corvinus, a.k.a. Pablum Puker, how you love it so when Vox Day exposes himself.

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
  87. Harlan Ellison wrote a story, “The Man Who Was Heavily Into Revenge”, in which the unanswered frustration and despair of the world’s billions mystically focuses upon one man who wronged another, and tears apart his life. And once he’s dead, with nothing actually fixed, it then moves on to do the same to someone else.

    Social media mob anger seems to be like that. First the social justice mob drove the woman in the picture off the Internet. Now the journalist responsible is getting a steady stream of Twitter hate. Though I guess equality won’t be reached until she too deletes her personal website.

  88. @Reg Cæsar

    Cosby was easy to throw away. Back when the crack wars were getting warmed up, Cosby called out the parents of his own race. While privileged, Cosby was still a commercial icon large enough to open his trap. But now, elderly, used up and with money to grab with these lawsuits, he became easy meat for feminist thieving via #metoo.

    • Agree: Jim Don Bob
  89. @Jim Don Bob

    OK, if I understand correctly then, if my site is reached via https, then I AM using TLS at this point, right?

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  90. @Marty

    That’s funny. Fat women are really sensitive about being called fat. I know a guy who uses “next time, mix in a salad” when dealing with one of these shrews. They never fail to erupt. It makes for great entertainment.

    “Just relax fatty” works well too. Its the perfect combination of condescending, insulting, and juvenile.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  91. @Marty

    I got everything except what “TJ” is. Is that Taco John’s? I thought Marin County was more upscale than that.

    Anyway, thanks for the anecdote, Marty. That was great to hear, seriously! If that black blob is the District Attorney, now you’re gonna have to watch your butt for a year or two, or move.

    • Replies: @CJ
  92. @Anon

    Darn . . . that ugly situation would cure the problem, wouldn’t it? As soon as a statistically significant number of the genuinely privileged ivory tower dwellers received the long-vaunted benefits of diversity, thereby losing their Kumbaya illusions, a generational tsunami would wash away the detritus of social engineering. Avast, mates, the tipping point! Row well, number 41.

  93. @Achmed E. Newman

    Maybe. Maybe not.

    If your connection starts with https://, then you are using some level of encryption. The client (you) and the host (the website) negotiate what security protocol to use when you first connect, and will use the highest common denominator. IOW, if you are running TLS 1.2 and the host is running TLS 1.3, then you both will use TLS 1.2.

    These protocols are constantly being tested by the guys in the black hats and the guys in the white hats because a lot of money and confidential information goes across the wire.

    Internet security is one of the main reasons OS’s, such as Windows XP, become obsolete. They were not written with this level of security in mind and simply cannot be patched. Also MS wants to sell you a new OS.

    This article is interesting and not too technical: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  94. @Jim Don Bob

    You really have nothing to worry about here. All the major browsers, all companies of any size, and all websites are constantly upgrading their crypto infrastucture, because no one wants to be on the front page of the NYT “ACME Widgets suffers major security breach. 110 million user accounts stolen”.

    IMNSHO, most of these thefts of user information are inside jobs. Find a guy who has got admin right to the database. Pay him $5000 to dump the user tables to a USB drive, erase the logs, and walk out. Or have a network guy open a port or set up a secret user account. That’s probably how the ChiComms stole 100+ million personnel records, including mine, from OPM.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_Personnel_Management_data_breach

    “Ars Technica reported that at least one worker with root access to every row in every database was physically located in China. Another contractor had two employees with Chinese passports.”

    The head of OPM was Katherine Archuleta who before that was the national political director of Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. She’s a Latina so we had the required diversity, which was evidently all that mattered.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  95. Corvinus says:
    @anonymous

    “I never called you a troll…”

    You called me a “faux-MOR troll”. Do you even remember what you say?

    “I never said I liked Vox Day.”

    That’s true. You LOVE him.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  96. Corvinus says:
    @Colin Wright

    “Do you habitually park your car so that it blocks the crosswalk?”

    No. Now, was the guy who the Becky was busting have that reputation?

    “If not, why are you defending the behavior?”

    Depends upon how one defines “blocking the crosswalk”. Was his car jutting slightly out causing such a stir that pedestrians and vehicles were in harm’s way? I don’t know. But what I am questioning is the need for a woman to make a federal case out of something that can be civilly handled.

    “Would it even occur to you to do so if the perpetrator hadn’t been black?”

    The Becky was focusing on the “egregious conduct”, and apparently not the race of the man. But the race baiters here and everywhere are having a field day on the matter.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  97. @Corvinus

    ‘…The Becky was focusing on the “egregious conduct”, and apparently not the race of the man. But the race baiters here and everywhere are having a field day on the matter.’

    It would appear that you feel women should never report trivial illegalities to the authorities.

    Is that only white women who should never do that, or would it apply to colored women as well?

    Either way, it’s an interesting position. I’d like to explore it further.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  98. Anon[362] • Disclaimer says:

    iSteve, do you know Jesse Singal?

    Your praise had me wonder…

  99. bomag says:
    @candid_observer

    Why is it that in almost every single case like this, it’s some species of Being an Assh*le While Black?

    I figure it’s Coalition of the Fringes paying off one of their cohorts.

    It’s not like Blacks are doing all that well under the Coalition: they are being gentrified out of some areas; displaced by immigrants in others; tokenism in many economic sectors.

    Getting a pass on vice and crime is a chit the handlers are offering.

  100. bomag says:
    @Corvinus

    They are merely teenage young ladies who, like other Americans, make their own choices when it comes to dating.

    Who young people date is rather important to the future. To pretend it is value neutral is rather naive.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  101. CJ says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Trader Joe’s.

    Now a division of Aldi BTW.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  102. @J.Ross

    It would be unconscionable to use the pretext of science to enact policies that overrule the lived experience of people’s own gender identities.

    This is curent leftism in a nutshell – you can’t allow objective facts to overrule people’s feelings.

  103. Corvinus says:
    @Colin Wright

    “It would appear that you feel women should never report trivial illegalities to the authorities.”

    What men AND women of any race or ethnicity should do is to carefully assess this particular situation based on a number of factors and decide if involvement of the parking authority or law enforcement is required, considering that precious police resources would be removed from those neighborhoods where the darkies run roughshod. OR, a man or woman of any race or ethnicity, in a civil manner, could walk into the establishment and state that there is a car that is seemingly blocking the crosswalk, and that it could pose an substantial risk if left unattended.

    Of course, if some on the Alt Right would get their way, the woman would have been at home tending to her (white) children. But that is an entirely different manner.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  104. Corvinus says:
    @bomag

    “Who young people date is rather important to the future.”

    THEIR future, not your future or my future.

    “To pretend it is value neutral is rather naive.”

    That would be your strawman. Of course what you are doing here is assuming that their choice has a definitive impact on your life in a profound, personal matter. Pro tip –> It doesn’t. It’s really none of our business.

  105. @CJ

    Ahaaa! Thanks, CJ.

    Aldi is the most efficient grocery store I’ve ever seen. They do a lot of smart things, but the cashiers (all 2 of them) work like mad.

  106. anonymous[263] • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    “I never called you a troll…”

    You called me a “faux-MOR troll”. Do you even remember what you say

    Exactly! A faux-MOR troll!

    “I never said I liked Vox Day.”

    That’s true. You LOVE him.

    Dude, you’re the one who is obsessed about him. He’s your dreamboat strawman whom you use to attack anyone who posts comments that don’t represent the viewpoint of cucks like you!

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  107. @Jim Don Bob

    Thanks for the info. J.D. Bob. Yeah, I held on to Windows 7 and an old Firefox version until I could no longer load any https sites. On the ones that it could, maybe there was no redirect set, so I could have probably gone to one of them, depending on the link.

    I’m not too worried about security, as much as people being able to load my site. I’d been told that the lack of a security layer would give people those [technical risk] (?) warnings, which would keep most away. The thing is, I never saw that myself on other computers and various browsers, strangely enough.

    On the security thing. I agree that most breaches are inside jobs. My friend reckons that credit card fraud is very much the same. You’ve got guys in Indian with access to all this stuff. Why wouldn’t one take a few years salary to capture ten thousand of them to give to whomever pays him? It’s enough money to live in luxury the rest of his life in rural Nebraska running a Jiffy-Mart for Uncle Ramalamadingdon. Come on, free burritos and blueberry squishies for life? It’s way too much of a temptation.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  108. @William Badwhite

    Its the perfect combination of condescending, insulting, and juvenile.

    It sounds like you’ve put a lot of thought into it. ;-} I’ve called my son “fatso” lots of times just when he shows his pot belly. (He could never get fat if he tried – genetics!) Sometimes, it’s in front of people, who may or may not be rather large – I don’t know what they think about that. “Oh man, if that’s fat, then I’d better … ” or “Call CPS, this is child abuse!”

  109. @Corvinus

    ‘What men AND women of any race or ethnicity should do…’

    And of course blacks and Hispanics who unreasonably call the authorities meet with your equally prompt and unequivocal condemnation.

    You can furnish us examples of this.

  110. @Achmed E. Newman

    Your site serves static web pages as does mine. No need for https.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  111. Corvinus says:
    @anonymous

    “Exactly! A faux-MOR troll!”

    I’m glad that you admitted you lied.

    Of course, I am middle of the road, a normie, aka the “mushy middle”.

    As far as Vox Day, I merely point out when needed his faulty logic. Its obvious you enjoy coming to his defense. But that’s what White Knighting is for!

  112. Brutusale says:
    @Anon

    My favorite Starbucks/crosswalk/stop being an asshole story.

    My local Starbucks is right in the center of town and it has the busiest crosswalk right outside its door. There’s also a fire hydrant there hard by the crosswalk and right before the entrance to the downtown parking lot behind the retail block. People running in for coffee occasionally park there, hoping the coffee run is shorter than the local cops’ drives down Main Street.

    I was outside at one of the cafe tables on a busy Saturday morning when a car pulled up and parked, rear bumper on the crosswalk line and front blocking the hydrant. A young Kardashian wannabe jumped out of the passenger door and got into the long line of people waiting for their coffee. After a few minutes, the driver (Celtics cap on backward, Kyrie Irving jersey and a few gold chains) got out and leaned on his car exuding attitude.

    A gentleman (a guy I know and he’s a state cop) came out of Starbucks, looked at the kid and the car, and told him that he was illegally parked. The kid responded with a request that the gentleman mind his own business and to go fuck himself. The gentleman reached into his pocket and pulled out his badge, whereupon the kid began to move to the driver’s door. The cop used his “cop voice” to tell the kid to wait right there, pulled his cell and called the local gendarmes to the scene.

    The two cops were very entertaining as they debated just how many violations the kid should be found in violation of. It got up to about $350 in fines before they were done.

  113. @Jim Don Bob

    Yeah any processing gets done at the server; there are NO scripts being sent, right. However, won’t some browsers see the like of https, and either give that “Technical Risk” warning, or at least not show the padlock just left of the URL text line? Is the browser designed to only give the warning when the there is client-side software.

    As I wrote, I’m not worried about security, but just that people don’t get turned away or turn away on their own out of fear from the warnings.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  114. @Achmed E. Newman

    I see the green padlock in the left of the address bar when I go to your website. What specific error are you worried about your “customers” getting?

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  115. @Jim Don Bob

    Oops, I meant to say if I still had just an http (no “s”) in the url, there’d be no little padlock, and sometime the “technical risk” errors. I have a redirect now to the secure site only to avoid that. On some really old browsers one CANNOT load, or at least display, many https sites, but I think not all of them. I was not able to view VDare.com for a little while with that older browser since they must have changed at that point to https.

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