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As usual with the giant tech monopolies, it’s hard to get a straight story out of them regarding their censorship efforts. But it appears that the Youtube monopoly is today taking down a lot of videos promoting inappropriate views.

Ironically, as I pointed out in 2017, Susan Wojcicki, the censorious CEO of Google’s Youtube (Susan was the prime mover in getting James Damore fired), is the sister of Anne Wojcicki, founder of 23andMe, a Race Science DNA testing firm that blasphemes daily against the Race Does Not Exist dogma. Angela Saini, for example, laments:

Ancestry testing has taken the work of well-meaning scientists who only tried to do good in the world and inadvertently has helped reinforce the idea that race is real.

Here’s Anne’s (and presumably Susan’s) racial data, as advertised on the 23andMe website:

The Wojcicki Sisters are the daughters of a Polish gentile anti-Communist refugee who became chairman of the Stanford physics department, while their Jewish mother is a legendary teacher at Palo Alto HS.

Here’s actor James Franco’s tribute to his former teacher Esther Wojcicki. The Wojcicki sisters’ mom has a new book out: How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results.

Susan got her career start in 1999 by being the landlord of grad students Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Anne was later Mrs. Brin for awhile.

 
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  1. Totally OT:

    Ford vs. Ferrari Trailer:

    OMG OMG OMG this movie is 110, no 125%, no 150% about great moments in whiteness and white guys doing what they do best!

    “This isn’t the first time Ford Motors has gone to war…go to war Mr. Shelby!”

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  2. YouTube is simply being “jumped into” the Bilderberg gang. YouTube has been made to — or been made to want to — live in harmony with the preexisting powers-that-be. The people who inherited the Megaphone don’t want 2016 to ever happen again. Getting YouTube to shape up is critically important to them.

    • Agree: donut
  3. Arclight says:

    The left totally and utterly hates corporations and their control over society – unless said corporations are actively involved in suppressing speech they dislike.

    • Agree: Thulean Friend
    • Replies: @nebulafox
    , @Michael S
    , @KenH
  4. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Oh wow did I F up my first post with my secret love for Khaleesi…actual Ford v. Ferrari trailer is here:

    This is what happens when you pound six-packs of 7.2% ABV IPA on a worknight folks!

  5. nebulafox says:
    @Arclight

    On the contrary, it turns out that oligarchic rentier-state economics and the globalist-oriented modern Left go quite nicely together. Both naturally enhance the goals of the other, neither contradicts the priorities of the other.

    This explains why we seem to have such fierce debates about hot-button issues in Washington, but little actually changes on fundamental policy. The two parties are getting what they really want from each other. Everything else is for show.

    • Replies: @UrbaneFrancoOntarian
  6. OT NYU have cancelled (due to lack of interest) a course on “Reporting the far right”, by Talla Lavin, the former New Yorker fact-checker who falsely accused an ICE agent of having a nazi tattoo.

    She also recently harassed the family of 14 year old youtuber “Soph”, going as far as phoning her (Hillary-voting) dad at work to accuse him of raising a nazi.

    https://www.thecollegefix.com/adjunct-furious-at-article-on-cancelation-of-nyus-reporting-on-the-far-right-course/

  7. @nebulafox

    Voting is a farce. The constitution is a joke. The sooner the “right” realizes this the better.

  8. Anon[350] • Disclaimer says:

    Ironically, as I pointed out in 2017, Susan Wojcicki, the censorious CEO of Google’s Youtube (Susan was the prime mover in getting James Damore fired), is the sister of Anne Wojcicki, founder of 23andMe, a Race Science DNA testing firm that blasphemes daily against the Race Does Not Exist dogma.

    Actually, doesn’t Anne’s racial data support the Race Does Not Exist dogma?

    We’re told that a significant proportion of “Ashkenazi Jewish” DNA is Middle Eastern and not European. Thus if Anne is roughly 50% “Ashkenazi Jewish”, then she wouldn’t be 100% “European”. So either race indeed does not exist and Anne can be 100% “European”, or she is not roughly half “Ashkenazi Jewish”, or something was messed up during testing.

    • Replies: @Michael S
    , @Jimmy R.
    , @gregor
  9. Nathan says:

    This is SO dumb on YouTube’s part. Do they really think it’s a good idea to do this right as they’re coming under scrutiny from the FTC? Are they so convinced that the basic terms of being a business don’t apply to one side of the political spectrum?

    And I really hope YouTube’s hypocrisy comes to the full attention of the public. It’s bad enough to demonatize channels you don’t like arbitrarily, but it’s quite another to do it when your suggestion algorithms have built the platform by pushing a lot of *highly* questionable content.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Achmed E. Newman
  10. I watched a couple of streams about the fallout. A lot of fairly large dissident-right channels that you would think would get the ax (Red Ice, AmRen) are still up. In fact, almost all of them are. But a lot of relatively mainstream conservative channels like Steven Crowder and Jesse Lee Peterson got demonetized. This seems to have been more of a mass-demonetization than a mass-banning, at least so far.

    It’s possible that this was aimed more at conservative/non-narrative-compliant content creators in general and they’re just selling it as a crackdown on extremism.

  11. Michael S says:
    @Arclight

    This shouldn’t be a novel insight to anyone at this point. What we call “the left” is merely the conglomerate of people who wish to attain power and status by defecting, or who have already done so and want to maintain it.

    Everything a liberal/leftist/progressive claims as a principle is subordinate to whether or not said principle either (a) boosts their own status or (b) harms their enemies. That is why gay and/or black conservatives are thrown under the bus, and why Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert are rewarded for saying the exact same things that are used as a pretext to deplatform Jared Taylor and Steven Crowder.

    Trying to interpret lefty’s actions as any combination of principles whatsoever, even “anti-male” or “anti-white”, will only confuse and infuriate you. “Who, Whom” is the only principle they hold to.

    • Agree: Nathan, Ragno
    • Replies: @Arclight
  12. Lot says:

    “We’re told that a significant proportion of “Ashkenazi Jewish” DNA is Middle Eastern and not European.”

    It was 1900-2000 years ago that some of the ancestors of AJs were in the middle east. It was about 1100 years ago the AJ ethnicity was likely formed.

    23andme deals with ancestry groups as they were circa 1880-1950, as their “control group” are people with four grandparents of the same ethnicity, and mostly born in that period.

    If you’re interested in where your ancestors were 2000 years ago, you can download your raw 23andme results and have other sites analyze it, or download third party software to analyze it. Such sites will display AJs as partly ME ancestry.

    • Replies: @Jimmy R.
    , @Anonymous
  13. Michael S says:
    @Anon

    What are you talking about? Ashkenazi Jews have European origins but are genetically distinct from other European populations, for the same reason that African-Americans have African origins but are genetically distinct from other African populations. Hundreds or thousands of years of geographic separation, admixture and different selection pressures cause separate evolution. That’s where “race” comes from.

    Ashkenazi genes are probably European mixed in with some Mediterranean, which explains the higher-than-Euro gluten tolerance and lower-than-Euro lactose tolerance.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  14. L Woods says:
    @UrbaneFrancoOntarian

    I think the Constitution has a small but real positive effect — compare the state of things in the US to the UK. It’s not good here, but it’s even worse there.

  15. 216 says:

    The problem for dissidents is that deplatforming works. For now, at least.

    But there’s an ulterior benefit to banning increasingly more Conservatism Inc figures.

    If Ben Shapiro gets banned, that’s immensely beneficial for us.

  16. I will give YouTube this: at least they do a pretty good job filtering out porn. So they can take a consistent position that they’re not an “anything goes” medium.

    Most people don’t want anything really edgy when they go online; they just want to watch cat videos and get recipes and find out which Kardashian is throwing shade on which other ho. That’s fine. There are still venues where you can see controversial material, for now at least.

    But it’ll be interesting to see whether YT takes down black nationalist or Antifa violent videos or whether they just go after right-wing stuff.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Hunsdon
  17. @larry lurker

    BitChute has everything y’all ever need to know about.

    Wojcicki Falopian Sewer will eventually implode under the weight of all that Idiocracy driven domegemegrottebytes of recyclable garbage.

  18. The Establishment want to dial things back to 2006 or even 1998. They want to narrow the Overton window so that the folks in flyover country get no say in the future.
    They want a time when 90% of media is under their thumb, and no competing narratives get daylight. If the Democrats get back total control, hate speech laws will be implemented to tightly police the entire internet. The time for political solutions to defy “invade the world-invite the world” is running out.

  19. Anon[313] • Disclaimer says:
    @Nathan

    Youtube wants to get rid of all the right wingers in case Google is broken up. This way, there will be no right wing presence among any of the new branches of Google. They’re that much of a fanatical SJW mob.

  20. Arclight says:
    @Michael S

    Quite true – the thing with the political left in this country is that they have an insatiable desire to rule others, so really anything can be justified so long as it means the *right* people are making the decisions and imposing their rules on everyone else. I guess this isn’t all that surprising considering their intellectual forbears in the 20th century.

    That said, there are a lot of garden variety progressives walking around that don’t really understand that the people driving the bus on their side of the aisle are utterly without principle and will use whatever alliance they need to assert more control over the culture and politics. They actually think they are members of some kind of well-meaning and benign collection of people who really want what’s best for everyone.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  21. @The Wild Geese Howard

    I remember reading, as a kid, about the Ford v. Ferrari rivalry—at the time. I have to thank my mom for her Reader’s Digest subscription for my early awareness of this and other topics. Funny how the things you read as a kid tend to stay with you.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  22. Jimmy R. says:
    @Anon

    The Wojcicki sisters

    Sorry but that phrase is uncomfortably close to The Wachowski Sisters.

  23. Jimmy R. says:
    @Lot

    It was 1900-2000 years ago that some of the ancestors of AJs were in the middle east. It was about 1100 years ago the AJ ethnicity was likely formed.

    What happened 1100 years ago? Was there a conclave of some sort?

    • Replies: @Alec Leamas
    , @Lot
  24. @Nathan

    I really hope YouTube’s hypocrisy comes to the full attention of the public.

    I like your optimism, Nathan, but don’t you think it’s that much harder for this, or ANY anti-establishment truth, to come to the public’s attention when they can’t hear about it on youtube, twitter, facebook …?

    BTW, the FTC is part of the Party-Run Feral Government. Google, owner of youtube, is an unofficial part of the same. The FTC ain’t gonna do squat.

  25. SFG says:
    @Jimmy R.

    That’s 1/1d6 sanity loss, right there.

    • Replies: @Jimmy R.
  26. Anon[799] • Disclaimer says:

    Judging by his scientific output, Wojcicki the Man would have made an excellent HS teacher, were he not blessed with Chosen People genes.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @kaganovitch
  27. @Arclight

    They actually think they are members of some kind of well-meaning and benign collection of people who really want what’s best for everyone.

    “Useful Idiots” is the term that was used for last century’s Commies, and I see no reason to discard it for use with this century’s batch.

    • Agree: Arclight
  28. KenH says:
    @Arclight

    Radical, corporation hating leftists suddenly morph into libertarians when said corporations are marginalizing and discriminating against their right of center political enemies.

    • Replies: @216
  29. @UrbaneFrancoOntarian

    Voting is a farce.

    Voting elected Donald Trump, endorsed Brexit, elected Orban and Salvini

    The constitution is a joke.

    The Constitution is a lodestar. It provides orientation and a prescription for harmonious living.

    The sooner the “right” realizes this the better.

    If the “right” endorses your position, it will be for the worse.

  30. @larry lurker

    The right needs its own platform.

    • Replies: @NYMOM
  31. Anonymous[505] • Disclaimer says:
    @Lot

    Doesn’t this support the race as social construct view rather than strictly DNA view? Ashkenazi DNA can be identified and distinguished from say Italian DNA because AJ DNA’s particular non-European component. So if AJ DNA can be both non-European and European at the same thing, that would suggest social construction over genetics.

    • Replies: @bomag
  32. @PiltdownMan

    Later this summer I hope to import one of mes algeriennes for her first visit to the US.

    She wants to see the East Coast, and I’m praying I can rent a 5.0L Mustang GT to make the 2-week NYC to Miami run happen.

    And yes, she’s very much a carmelita.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  33. 216 says:
    @CrunchybutRealistCon

    We’re at the point where in a few years I expect:

    -Certification on your Form 1040 that you “do not boycott Israel”
    -If you check off that you do boycott Israel
    -You become ineligible for certain tax deductions/credits

    The “boycott Israel” precedent will be extended to all sorts of socially undesirable behavior.

    Your constitutional rights become effectively waived on the pain of paying considerably higher taxes.

    And what’s left of National Review and Conservatism Inc will argue that “tax credits are not a right”.

    • Replies: @CrunchybutRealistCon
  34. 216 says:
    @KenH

    The right is unwilling to use boycotts, both due to the corrupted nature of leadership, and the anti-collectivist strain of its followers.

    The left’s anti-discrimination theories are based around “immutable characteristics”, which is another example of “by liberals, for liberals, only liberals”.

    By all accounts, we are a class, if not an ethnic group, and even an occupied nation.

    The Right is the most despied minority in the country, while being the best minority.

    • Replies: @istevefan
  35. Jimmy R. says:
    @SFG

    The one on the left looks like that freak from Strictly Ballroom (the ad; I didn’t see the flick) and the one on the right is a dead ringer for Chris Farley. Remind me again what the point of going trans is?

  36. J1234 says:
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    Thanks very much for the heads up on this movie, The Wild Geese Howard. I will definitely watch it. Hopefully it lives up to the greatness of the story, and more importantly (as you mentioned) the greatness of the era.

    However, based on what I’ve seen in the trailer (and know about the GT40) the irony is that FoMoCo – at times an almost omnipotent giant in the auto industry – will likely be portrayed as a kind of “little guy” while boutique sports car maker Ferrari will be portrayed as the pushy big guy.

    My perception is that Enzo, as arrogant as he may have been, wasn’t willing to dance with all powerful Ford – and Ford was big and rich enough to deliver some serious payback. Maybe I’m wrong in my presumptions about the movie. We’ll see.

    Of course, the story will resonate with the public because ordinary people drive Fords and only rich people drive Ferraris. Still, you gotta love the GT40 and Carroll Shelby, and I actually love Fords, too.

  37. Jimmy R. says:

    The Wojcicki sisters’ mom has a new book out: How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results.

    For a tech-savvy SV type, Mom sure isn’t keeping a close eye on her Amazon reviews….

  38. RudyM says:

    This all sounds like much more extreme measures than what Youtube has already taken:

    In addition to removing videos that violate our policies, we also want to reduce the spread of content that comes right up to the line.

    https://off-guardian.org/2019/06/05/youtubes-latest-purge/

    Will dissidents have to resort to elaborate political allegory if they don’t want to be censored?

  39. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:
    @Michael S

    Most closely related to first, themselves, then northern Italians, then eastern Europeans. Broadly tracing their arrival in Europe in the Roman period and ultimate settlement and proliferation in modern day poland and Russia primarily.

    Their own genes are from the north eastern Mediterranean regions, Lebanon syria Israel etc.

  40. @Jimmy R.

    What happened 1100 years ago? Was there a conclave of some sort?

    The first copper penny was minted.

    I keed, I keed.

    • Replies: @South Texas Guy
  41. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Circa 1986, I drove a third generation Mustang GT 5.0 around the back roads of Colorado and Utah. A couple of the steeper roads were really challenging, because they were dirt, and the car was ill-suited to the task. I think one of the roads was called Falls River Road or some such. Great fun, though, on the properly paved and marked roads.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  42. Anon[104] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I apologize for being too subtle: I was implying Stanley Wojcicki has influenced science less than some of the grad students in that department. I don’t see why he got and kept his professorship, save for his Jewishness. (No, I don’t mean his yuuuge Jewish IQ, I mean his Jewish connections.) Worse, instead of being fired, he was given various administrative positions, in the university itself, or in other federal budget leeches, so that he could keep his professorship despite his obvious inability to publish important things.

    I think Bill Nye has better papers than Stanley Wojcicki.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Reg Cæsar
  43. @Anon

    Stanley Wojcicki, as you can see from his daughter being ~50% gentile, isn’t Jewish:

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

    He was an anti-Communist refugee from Stalinist Poland.

    • Replies: @Anon
  44. @PiltdownMan

    Oh my friend…modern Mustangs are a totally different animal:

    Then again, we now have SUVs that can do this:

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  45. Anonymous[421] • Disclaimer says:
    @Faraday's Bobcat

    There’s a fair amount of smutty stuff on YouTube that would have been considered porn pre-21st century, albeit softcore. They only seem strict in comparison to the social-media normalization of porn “stars” and the general pornification of movies/TV. If the pendulum ever were to swing prude-ward for some reason — Allah Akbar, hint hint — then YouTube would have to conduct a massive purge of lascivious music videos and vaping advertisement content

  46. 216 says:

    It’s time for nationalization, the Yukos solution

  47. Anon[663] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    That biography doesn’t make it extremely clear. There’s a Franciscan high school in there, but Sarkozy went to one as well. There’s the anti-Communism, but, as I write, hundreds of thousands of “anti-Communists” from various shithole countries are making similar “freedom-loving” statements in order to get into US. With that biography, he could be anything.

    I mean, what are the chances that a Polish citizen leaving in 1949 was a Jew? 30%? 50%? Isn’t there a special oy-vey for the early post-WWII years, when Polish Stalinists did not offer gibs to Poland’s Jews?

  48. I look back only 10 years ago when internet was much freer in amazement. A lot of very young kids will grow up in a fundamentally unfree environment.

    There are a lot of paralells here to the early days of radio. The big monopolies – mostly run by jews – shut down Father Coughlin too when he got too popular. We’ll see if internet is as easily controlled. One thing is for sure: all the “liberals” and leftist claiming to care about free speech, and human rights (of which free speech is a fundamental value) are exposed as frauds as they are either silent or cheering this on.

    The West is no different from the regulated internet of China and now soon Russia. It only differs in the content it censors/controls.

    • Agree: Lurker
    • Replies: @Hunsdon
  49. istevefan says:
    @216

    The right is unwilling to use boycotts,…

    It’s unreal that we can’t organize any significant boycotts. We have a tremendous amount of economic potential that is just going to waste because our side is unwilling to use boycotts.

    • Agree: Dtbb
    • Replies: @South Texas Guy
  50. What delicious irony. 23 and me is mainstreaming race differences the way the mass experience of pregnancy ultrasounds spread anti-abortion sentiment.

    • Replies: @Antonius
  51. Anon[377] • Disclaimer says:

    The timing of this is fortuitous. I think this pretty much ends the debate going on in “conservatism” at the moment and the David French side has definitively lost. As his critics have charged, the Left are indeed dangerous authoritarians who cannot be negotiated with; the guy who started this campaign has a long history of demanding his political enemies be deplatformed, harassed, and doxxed*, so his motives are clear. Unless these people are stopped using their own tactics, we’ll end up in a Soviet Union 2.0 by mid-century (probably much sooner)**. What they want: their political enemies destroyed and freedom of speech revoked for all but themselves and their propaganda officially supported on major platforms (already happening as YouTube gives preferential treatment to democrat-voting mainstream media and late night propaganda which nearly always has “Trump lies” in the video description); this includes possible legal sanction for problematic speech as many figures on the Left have publicly embraced European-style speech crimes laws.

    Why aren’t conservative legislatures working with Chinese companies to publicly fund alternatives to Google and YouTube and perhaps even physical aspects of the internet such as fiber optic cables and ISPs? Those same governments can’t then do to the left what they are doing to everyone else – ban them on grounds of promoting hate speech while simultaneously promoting material advertising our side? Why don’t conservative state legislatures enact policies purging Microsoft, Google, Twitter, and Facebook products off government computers, eschewing them for open source software when possible and Japanese alternatives when that’s not an option? Why not simply ignore the US government’s ban on Huawei phones and import them to provide healthy competition to Apple, a company whose CEO donated tens of millions of dollars to the SPLC? We can’t hurt Apple’s bottom line by passing right to repair laws that will be copied by others in short order? We can’t copy Chinese payment apps that cut out the banks – perhaps directly managed by conservative state legislatures to prevent deplatforming? That would immediately strike back against banks who deny service based on political belief. And what about a UBI that gives normal people a measure of financial protection against left-wing harassment?

    All it would take is a single guy to introduce the bill. The publicity alone would ensure copycats and eventual successful adoption elsewhere. Again, there are plenty of options for those with both the inclination and the imagination to do something.

    Further, why don’t we have groups dedicated to deplatforming left-wing hate and harassment websites? Or at least pressure their advertisers and reveal their funding? Leftists have been doing this for years, so fair is fair. We can’t accelerate anti-masking laws and mandatory minimum sentences to get antifa off the streets? If the FBI won’t prosecute their proxy thugs, what stops local republican DAs from stepping in and adding state charges or legislatures from enacting lengthy mandatory minimums? We can’t demand YouTube censor videos from Leftist creators who promote racist conspiracy theories such as “white privilege?” or put derogatory words like “loser” in the title of their videos when connected to our elected officials? How is it okay for TYT to harass DT with “loser” but I can’t call out some Vox POS with negative language? The point is that there are definitely lots of things that can be done if you have both the will and the imagination.

    Unfortunately, much of what people consider the right these days is merely controlled opposition – guys who advocate losing gracefully while ignoring policies that might hurt the financial interests of their donors or the federal government. The Washington Generals right still wants to be respected and still wants to be invited to cocktail parties while reveling in the self-esteem conferred by thinking they are socially influential. They have little or no faith in their values and merely want the social cache that comes with being famous (and the money, too). Conservatism is a class association, a lifestyle or maybe a hobby to guys like David French and George Will. In contrast, Leftism is a religion that determines who is worthy of continued existence to the radical Left.

    The genesis of any counteroffensive against these extremists starts with abandoning the David French / William Buckley ideology of the past. It’s a recipe not only for loss, but for oppression. That means embracing government power and employing the same unscrupulous tactics they use against us. The government has a place in this effort because it is the only area of life where we have even a modicum of influence. A salient, and recent, example of this comes from Texas. Leftist-wing fascists in Austin harassed Chick-fil-a because they didn’t like the personal opinion of someone connected to the company and the state legislature slapped them down in response. Why can’t we repeat that example elsewhere?

    How was it ever smart to allow the Left to base all our big media in just three democrat-voting cities – NYC, LA, and DC? How was it smart not to ensure conservatives have representation in the below-the-line positions at CNN, the NYT, and the WaPo? We can’t fund journalism scholarships for our people? How was it smart to allow big tech companies to amass effective monopolies over the public square without opposition or regulation? This action by YouTube and Vox proves the David French “muh private company” ideology wrong; no one person can fund an alternative internet infrastructure and the Left has already proved they will deplatform anyone who tries (Gab). Letting your enemy take the high ground was really dumb, but I’m sure it paid The National Review well.

    It also means abandoning civic nationalism / loyalty to the national government because that government is definitely not on your side. I wouldn’t be surprised if the intelligence services/secret police had something to do with this and merely used Vox as a front. The FBI, for instance, has had a long history of undermining the government’s political enemies: anti-war protestors, conspiracy theorists (who sometimes turn out to be right: TWA Flight 800 & Iraqi WMD), white racial groups, black racial groups (on the occasion the democrats need it to win elections), socialists … The government has also been caught paying journalists in the past to spread misinformation and they continue to fund social media disinformation efforts now: https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-suspends-funding-for-twitter-account-on-iran-that-trolled-critics/

    *He advocated those things for his enemies publicly but then complained when someone did it back to him. Funny how that works. It’s almost as if these people are all hypocrites who lack principles. How exactly does the right (normal people) fight back against that kind of thing while also having one hand tied behind its back with the doctrine of “muh private corporashuns”?

    **Consider what we already have seen: (1) the US government requires political commissars at nearly all large companies and sources of finance that could be used to oppose them through HR and diversity requirements; China does something very similar (2) selective social media censorship of the government’s political enemies (no censorship of MTV and their “Dear White People” hate speech content on YouTube) (3) under Obama, whites were chased off the campus of Evergreen State with the threat violence at the hands of Leftist students and his FBI did nothing in response (4) under Obama, we saw a dramatic decline in willingness to enforce standards of behavior, leading to a massive 23% increase in the murder rate in some big cities (5) BLM, antifa and other street thugs are routinely used as proxies by the US government to attack their enemies while the FBI offers sweetheart deals to perps and prosecutes targets of violence (6) political commissars now review newly authored manuscripts to make sure they don’t contain “problematic” content (7) an endless purity spiral results in a nearly continuous stream of “get whitey” (8) a mass invasion of the United States is under way while the military does nothing while Leftist judges and media do everything they can to facilitate the arrival of these future ballot box busting voter scabs (9) selective censorship of government critics (10) the US denies entry to people based on political beliefs …

    The list goes on. Either fight back using tactics that work or get yourself a new country.

  52. who did they ban or demonetize exactly? all the channels i normally watch are still there.

    now if they start banning kpop videos we’re gonna have an issue.

    • Agree: jim jones
  53. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Oh my friend…modern Mustangs are a totally different animal:

    Indeed. Cars handle way better today. Still, the 1980s were better than the 1970s, in that regard.

  54. Anon[128] • Disclaimer says:

    “Voting elected Donald Trump, endorsed Brexit, elected Orban and Salvini.”

    Donald Trump has accomplished next to nothing for his base while an immigrant invasion is ongoing, Brexit has yet to happen as the opposition plots a re-vote, and Orban and Salvini have come under mass assault from the EU and mainstream media. That’s hardly a track record to brag about. Voting also elected Emmanuel Macron.

    “The Constitution is a lodestar. It provides orientation and a prescription for harmonious living.”

    The constitution is a joke. It provides a means for the Left to justify its oppression with weasel words: “Hey, it only says the government can’t do it; get your own multi-hundred billion dollar internet company pleb.”

    “If the “right” endorses your position, it will be for the worse.”

    Alternative: Sit back and take it. Not all of us are cowards. Besides, worse for whom? From my vantage point, things could get a lot better, especially if we secede and form our own country. AI and automation will soon bring unprecedented productivity, so even small areas of the world could have relatively good living standards. What then is the motivation for red states to remain part of this oppressive union?

    • Replies: @NYMOM
  55. Anon[770] • Disclaimer says:

    What is the purpose of the Unz video section? It’s an aggregator of Ron’s favorite video channels with links? As far as I can tell, the videos are not being archived. If YouTube bans a channel, it’s gone from Unz also.

    • Replies: @Lot
  56. Tiny Duck says:

    Good

    Hate speech is unacceptable

    I wish all right wing white men were deplatforned

    No one wants to hear what you think

    • Troll: IHTG
    • Replies: @Chick Gandil
  57. anon[855] • Disclaimer says:

    “It’s unreal that we can’t organize any significant boycotts. We have a tremendous amount of economic potential that is just going to waste because our side is unwilling to use boycotts.”

    We can’t use boycotts because, unlike the left, we don’t have cover to do so from the government and the media. Also, much of the right is infected with National Reviewesqe grift; they took money from Google, IIRC, to oppose government regulatory actions. The right is also infected with libertarian individualism, which is a losing strategy in the long-run. In contrast, the left has the media and the government to shield them from boycott blow back and they have no such equivalent ideology to prevent them from acting in their group’s best interests. Conservatives of all stripes (left authoritarian, social conservatives, libertarians, economic populists, religious people) are also generally decent folks, so that additionally handicaps them. Extreme Leftists are dangerous because they have no moral restraints on their religious beliefs, leading them to ever greater acts of depravity.

    There is one way the right could effectively strike back, however. I would suggest we use our state and local legislative bodies to begin the effort to boycott and deplatform the left. That will set a copycat precedent among the general population while giving ordinary people cover for their own boycott efforts. We could start by nationalizing ISPs on the local level, and then following up by forming partnerships with Chinese tech companies to build state-funded alternative internet structures. Once we have a competing platform for Facebook, Twitter, Google, and YouTube, we can deplatform them under the guise of stopping leftist hatespeech or whatever.

    Here’s the rough draft of a plan conservative-controlled state legislatures could enact if not for libertarianism:

    1) Immediately nationalize internet ISPs on the state level.

    2) Work with Chinese tech companies to build additional internet architecture, including state-run and funded platforms to counter outfits such as YouTube and Facebook.

    3) Once those platforms are up and running, deplatform their competition. Also, deplatform the left in general using the guise of hatespeech – Huff Post, TYT, The Guardian and a slew of others can say bye bye on our internet.

    4) State governments should also announce they will no longer respect the Huawei import ban, nor will they cooperate with federal authorities in prosecuting companies and persons who – somehow – import the company’s technology and are able to use it. It’s not very practical, but this will at least serve as a morale blow to the deepstate while ingratiating ourselves with the Chinese.

    5) State governments should announce all government computers will dump Microsoft products for open-sourced alternatives such as Linux and Open Office. Additionally, Facebook, Twitter, Google, and YouTube will be blocked on these computers using any number of excuses (worker productivity). Duckduckgo will then be the default search engine. This will serve as an important morale booster similar to Doolittle’s Raid on Tokyo after Pearl Harbor: little actual damage but a confidence booster and a trendsetter for future bold action nonetheless.

    6) States can copy Chinese payment apps – run by the government – to cut out the ability of banks to deplatform the right. This would also damage opposition bank finances and at least some sources of left-wing funding along with them. It will likely also be popular among economic populists and racial minorities who can’t afford bank fees.

    7) States can pass right to repair laws which will greatly damage Apple’s bottom line while infusing local areas with jobs and wealth.

    8) Using the Israel boycott example, legislatures could make it a crime for any company to boycott our states over politics or doxx or fire our people. Even the worst case scenario of them not doing business with us could be mitigated by working with the Chinese to create local alternatives that keep jobs and money in the area.

    Why would the Chinese do any of this? Well, we’re paying them, obviously (and they get access to our market). But there is also the return on investment angle: it would be worth it to spend a relatively small amount of money and effort only to get lots of positive feeling and political capital on your enemy’s home turf in return (and perhaps a hedge against Washington belligerence in the future). Unfortunately, we’ll have to reach out first because the Chinese have a very limited, superficial understanding of the United States at the moment.

    • Replies: @Craig Nelsen
  58. @Jimmy R.

    The big difference is that Wachowski Sisters had never had to host any dicks in their garage to become rich, powerful, or famous.

    As a matter of facts, Wachowski Sisters had never had to have any dicks at all to become rich, powerful, or famous.

  59. Lot says:
    @Jimmy R.

    That’s when the Italian hybrid Jews moved up the Rhineland area and started breeding mostly among themselves.

  60. Lot says:
    @Anon

    “With that biography, he could be anything.”

    His daughter with a Jewish woman has posted her 23andme results and it shows her to be half AJ and half Slavic.

    • Replies: @Michael S
  61. Lot says:
    @Anon

    “What is the purpose of the Unz video section? It’s an aggregator of Ron’s favorite video channels with links?”

    As best I can tell.

    “As far as I can tell, the videos are not being archived. If YouTube bans a channel, it’s gone from Unz also.”

    You can easily save videos from YouTube. Hard drive space for thousands of them is trivially cheap. The problem for Unz if he wants to host them is that video streaming bandwidth is not so cheap. He could also expose himself to copyright violation suits if he rehosted videos without permission.

  62. @Anon

    Prof. Stanley Wojcicki’s wife appears to be virtually 100% Jewish

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

    and his daughter Anne’s DNA testing firm says she is about 50% Jewish, so arithmetic suggests that Stanley is virtually 0% Jewish. This really isn’t that complicated.

  63. @Anon

    Judging by his scientific output, Wojcicki the Man would have made an excellent HS teacher, were he not blessed with Chosen People genes.

    Dude, Woj the Man, was the gentile. Mrs. Woj was Jewish. Another beautiful theory slain by an ugly fact. Tragic..

  64. Michael S says:
    @Lot

    Thank you. Honestly, the obtuseness of wignats beggars belief. We literally have her DNA test results but “how do we know her Dad wasn’t really Jewish?”

    The only Jews pushing outright race denialism are the insane and stupid ones. All it takes is a little light reading on Tay-Sachs and Bloom Syndrome for one to understand the reality of heredity and population groups. You’re much more likely to get the standard paleoliberal line from them, that racial differences can be overcome with enough hard work and/or intervention – which is still largely untrue and corrosive to the social fabric, but fundamentally a different ideology.

  65. El Dato says:

    Something about the Facebook side:

    Facebook on trial for ‘censorship’ after deplatforming Polish nationalist pages

    We’d like to know what mechanisms Facebook uses to moderate content,” Swirski said. In interviews with Polish media, he pointed out that anti-Catholic and anti-Christian pages were permitted to remain on the site despite hosting much more offensive content than the pages Facebook removed.

    Facebook has already tried to move the trial to a sealed courtroom in Palo Alto, California, but the Warsaw court hearing the case refused the change of venue. While Facebook’s lawyers claim that as a private firm it is not obligated to publish any content, Swirski has argued the “global giant” is not a regular media company. The first hearing in the case took place on Wednesday, and the next one is scheduled for October 30.

    Swirski has previously attacked the international media for its negative portrayal of Polish Independence Day celebrations, calling a BBC report on last year’s celebratory parade a “sick joke” for its focus on “far right groups” and sensationalistic photos of handheld fireworks “that made Warsaw look like a riot zone,” adding that the prime minister had expressly warned “foreign neo-fascists or other agitators” to steer clear of the festivities.

    Facebook removed at least 27 Polish pages with nearly 2 million followers in the run-up to last month’s EU parliamentary elections, at the prompting of online “activist network” Avaaz, whose researchers claimed to have uncovered nearly 200 right-wing pages and groups spreading “divisive content” including – but not limited to – “false and misleading information.”

  66. @Anon

    I think Bill Nye has better papers than Stanley Wojcicki.

    Apparently so does one of his daughters, which is why she’s at YouTube.

  67. As far as I can tell, “Sons Of Kemet – Your Queen Is A Reptile” is still there. If that isn’t ‘hate speech’ pretending to be a song, I don’t know what is.

  68. @CrunchybutRealistCon

    If the Democrats get back total control, hate speech laws will be implemented to tightly police the entire internet.

    Not just the internet, but all public areas. People are being ‘investigated’ for saying what some might consider to be mean, uncouthful or even hateful stuff. What effect does that have when you yell at a black driver in the grocery store parking lot for taking up two spaces? You probably shouldn’t (as a matter of civility) yell, but when the cops knock on your door and ask you questions?

    Already seeing this with the (mostly liberal) white women being called out on social media for reporting black misbehavior, or at least non-normative behavior, i.e. selling water bottles on the street, or a student sleeping in the dorm common room.

    Deplatforming works, and lefties know this. They know that although they aren’t as powerful as they once were, they’ve got every major newspaper (NYT, WaPo, are givens, but Hearst and McClatchly, and AP are lib as hell), and every national TV outlet except Fox.

    I’m sure a bunch of you have told friends, fam, etc. (people you trust) ‘hey check out this Steve guy,’ and if they do, they then treat you like you wear a sheet on weekends. Long ways to go, still.

    • Replies: @CrunchybutRealistCon
  69. @Jimmy R.

    SFG won the comment. I had thought only one was a freak, not both. That pic is truly awful, as are everyone of of their movies except the first Matrix, I’ll give them that one. Not great, but did something original.

    *Sidenote. Are their hidden messages in the matrix movies about this? I was way too young to glom onto this at the time, but I read a Clive Barker book, and watched Hellraiser, and at the time, I had no idea how extremely, extremely gay they were. My thought was ‘wow, how extremely weird, and somewhat demented.’ What comes growing up in a small town, I guess. Also, in my defense, at the time I had no idea (again small kid) Freddy Mercury or Ian whatshisname from Judas Priest was gay.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  70. Anonymous[375] • Disclaimer says:

    I knew all the Wojcicki girls growing up since we lived in the same community and were at the same schools.

    I remember them from the community swim club and team.

    The sister who I often was in the same class with was Janet though. She was much more of a nerd than the other two.

    I see that she is now a professor in anthropology and medicine, with an apparent interest in Latinos and Sub Saharan Africans.

    http://www.amecenter.ucsf.edu/janet-wojcicki

    She seems to focus on race and health.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  71. @Alec Leamas

    The first copper penny was minted.

    And shortly thereafter, the invention of copper wire when two of them fought over one. Ba dum boom!

  72. @istevefan

    I agree about the boycott thing. But back in the 70s or 80s the religious right was able to do this and put some muscle behind it.

    Reminds me of some right leaning professors of 10-20 years ago stidently defending tenure rights. I really have to wonder if they just weren’t in it for themselves, or if they were hoping the alligator ate them last. After all, a 45 year old English phd has little income potential out of academia, or at least since the late 80s to early 90s.

    • Replies: @istevefan
  73. Antonius says:
    @Damaris Tighe

    I remember you from the Spectator.

  74. @Anon

    I mean, what are the chances that a Polish citizen leaving in 1949 was a Jew? 30%? 50%? Isn’t there a special oy-vey for the early post-WWII years, when Polish Stalinists did not offer gibs to Poland’s Jews?

    The anti-Zionist purges did not come until years after 1949.

  75. bomag says:
    @Anonymous

    So if AJ DNA can be both non-European and European at the same time, that would suggest social construction over genetics.

    The admixture is unique; was isolated and propagated; the differences between AJ and others are significant and important.

    Those who say “race is a social construct” want to believe there is only a superficial difference between such groupings.

  76. @Tiny Duck

    I wish all right wing white men were deplatforned [sic]

    No one wants to hear what you think

    My girlfriend brings up an overlooked point here. Deplatforming is the left’s Potemkin village. They don’t wanna know what’s really out there. They’ve had a very ugly taste of it since around 2012, when the comments section of every YouTube video turned into something that would have made Don Black $hit his pants. They don’t want to hear it. Their nerves can’t stand it. But it’s out there. And it ain’t going anywhere, whether they see it on YouTube or not.

  77. @larry lurker

    YouTube already de-monetized something as innocuous as deer hunting videos.

    This video is quite long – over 26 minutes – but in the beginning the channel owner talks about how YouTube has targeted him.

    Liberals: they want to stop you from having any fun or eating good venison.

  78. @Anonymous

    I see that she is now a professor in anthropology and medicine, with an apparent interest in Latinos and Sub Saharan Africans.

    Careful. Whiskey et al. are sure to misinterpret that.

  79. Hunsdon says:
    @Faraday's Bobcat

    If I was a betting man, I know which way I would bet.

  80. Hunsdon says:
    @Thulean Friend

    If I had posted enough comments recently to use the agree button, I would use the agree button.

  81. bjondo says:
    @larry lurker

    gotta be some kind of trick play by u tube.
    the 2 characters you mention
    are insanely pro israel and pro jew.

    watched each for a few unbearable minutes.

  82. gregor says:
    @Anon

    Interestingly, there’s at least one DNA company, Living DNA, that doesn’t have an Ashkenazi category. They instead give an actual mix, usually Eastern and Southern European along with Middle Eastern.

    http://www.beholdgenealogy.com/blog/?p=2645

  83. Anonymous[318] • Disclaimer says:
    @South Texas Guy

    Not great, but did something original.

    Well, yes.

    It was a very stylish remix of PK-Dickension (and other) ideas. Throw in Men In Black lore straight out of a Vallée book, a Gibsonian hacker, a Massive Black Guy Lead, gunplay for the US market and technologically enhanced violence, pumping music and you are good to go.

    The trenchoats were uncannilly congruent to the Columbine School massacre (although the Two Asswipes were not part of the “Trenchcoat Mafia”). One could probably pull a mind-control conspiracy out of that).

    Now watch some Oshii for the either the infinite or the moebius-banded matrix:

  84. @Jimmy R.

    The Wachowskis are mentally ill brothers; they are not sisters, as both are male.

    Stop torturing language in the cause of GloboHomo.

  85. @The Wild Geese Howard

    OMG OMG OMG this movie

    Looks like ‘camp’ for straight male Boomers.

    “Gimme Shelter” is classic classic rock, but should have been officially cinematically retired after The Departed, maybe earlier.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  86. NYMOM says:
    @Charles Erwin Wilson 3

    I agree a few different platforms in fact…

    But how would this be financed???

    Who or what would finance it?

    Could it be crowd funded or funded by a millionaire/billionaire.

    The problem with any individual funding this would be like what is happening to Fox News. When the father was in charge it was a real voice outside the mainstream media. But now he’s left his two sons in charge and it’s slowly heading back into the mainstream and not a real choice anymore…

  87. NYMOM says:
    @Anon

    Not true.

    Donald Trump has changed the makeup of the Supreme Court and done what he can within the limits of his power to slow down immigration…he also stopped the Democratic-run states from continuing to rip off the Federal government thru their large federal tax deductions…that alone was worth his election.

    Unfortunately he is working with a bunch of weak sisters in the Republican Party who try to undermine everything he does…

    I get the Democrats trying to undercut him but the Republican Senate too? It’s a little much already.

    For instance, the Republicans in the Senate have already stated they are against Trump imposing tariffs on Mexico in order to force Mexico to stop letting in Central American migrants and busing them up to the US border…

    So it’s not true he hasn’t done anything…he’s done what he can in the face of enemies on the left and the right.

  88. @larry lurker

    Totally worth it if it gets Varg to shut up.
    But somehow I doubt that will ever happen.

  89. @NYMOM

    You are full of it….Trump could appeal directly to his Working Class White Male Voting Bloc in an end-around-move….Trump by his constitution is a weak man….but he sold himself as a tough guy….

  90. istevefan says:
    @South Texas Guy

    The great thing about boycotts is that you don’t have to expose yourself publicly. Many on the right are terrified of going to a public demonstration, and with good cause. First, they are likely to get beat up by thugs who won’t face any repercussions. And second, they could harm their economic livelihood.

    But a boycott is a passive protest. You simply and privately refrain from an activity. So you can stick it to the man without arousing too much attention towards yourself.

    It’s a shame we are letting this go to waste.

    • Replies: @216
  91. @CrunchybutRealistCon

    Exactly – just like 2006 when colbert did that mocking tour of middle America. Or maybe it was stewart.

    This is why it’s so crucial to make IRL connections with like minded people, as well as become closer with friends and family.

  92. @Jenner Ickham Errican

    You’re not wrong. As a late Xer I am torn about your point.

    That said, the story of the Ford GT40 is one of those cool American hustles, and not something that could have happened in the 90s or the current era.

  93. 216 says:
    @istevefan

    Many on the right are terrified of going to a public demonstration, and with good cause.

    In prior years, recall various Tea Party and 2A protests. There was little to no violent counterprotesting by leftists.

    Attendance was rather sparse. This is because of the individualist mindset on the right. Demonstrators were expected to provide their own transportation, rather than having organizations charter a bus.

    This is part of the reason the largely non-partisan March for Life against abortion is successful. Religious congregations charter buses, or might even have their own bus. They also often provide box lunches, which is the origin of the “paid protestor” meme when done by leftists.

    There’s also an intensity divergence. Most of the Right is retired Boomers, who can protest but might find it too physically intensive. Their ability to boycott is also limited because retirees typically aren’t spending much, nor are they coveted by advertisers.

    Younger GenX people tended to stick to the “can’t protest have job”, or that their weekends were consumed by family. For various reasons the left is more eager to use paid time off to protest, and has less family ties that would compete for time.

    • Replies: @South Texas Guy
  94. @anon

    I think one serious obstacle to reversing our steady slide into the abyss is the use of the terms “liberal” and “conservative”, “right” and “left”. For many conservatives, liberals are defined generally as “the people who support stuff I oppose”, and vice-versa for liberals.

    One problem with the right/left view is the impermanence. There is nothing solid and immutable on which to base one’s views (today’s liberal position can become tomorrow’s conservative position, e.g., on free speech or states’ rights), which leaves us more vulnerable to demagoguery. By the same token, it becomes harder for rational argument to carry the day. You can easily show the folly of mass immigration into a welfare state, but you will have a hard time convincing a liberal to eschew the liberal position on mass immigration and the welfare state.

    But the most serious negative impact of the liberal / conservative political taxonomy is the role it plays in obscuring the identities of political actors and, thus, the motives behind their actions. If you believe the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act was the product of “liberals” who want to “destroy our country”, you are left hurling at no one invective that means nothing. But if you ditch the liberal/conservative labels, it’s far more likely you will understand the 1965 act was the product of Jews motivated by a desire to reduce the power of the white Christian majority.

  95. @216

    Based on the recent antics of the FL state legislators & Gov DeSantis, it seems you are onto something. What’s happening in FL is also being copied in many other states like TX.
    I wish we could go back in time and plant some folks at key positions at youtube, and other key platforms. Imagine if Jack Dorsey were pro-Trump. How long would it be till forces allied to the ADL framed him for something or did other tricks to force him out? Our opponents are ruthless and relentless.

  96. @South Texas Guy

    To introduce folks to this blog or other voices on the dissident Right, you need to point out that Sailer has been extraordinarily prescient about the error of our ruling class for the past 25 years & has a better batting average than 99% of other media pundits, analysts, luminaries.
    Folks need to reminded that there is no meritocracy in our Elites. It is a closed circle defended by ruthless nepotism and servility to a Donor Class. Our Elites stole the post-Cold war peace dividend for decades of manic interventionism, foreign aid, dumb trade deals, and treasonous open borders/cheap labor. Remind folks that most of the elites who advocated for the Iraq War are still richly remunerated in legacy media, and most have never uttered a peep of regret. They simply want to change the subject and move on to the next intervention scheme.
    Hold your frame when you tell people these things. Be calm but don’t apologize or back down.

    • Agree: South Texas Guy
    • Replies: @Anonymous
  97. Anonymous[102] • Disclaimer says:
    @CrunchybutRealistCon

    Could you write down a script for us that makes these concepts more specific? Specific lines, etc.

  98. @216

    Attendance was rather sparse. This is because of the individualist mindset on the right.

    Yeah, conservatives generally don’t do protests, not just well, but for the most part at all. Back in the 80s there was a bill headed towards the governor’s desk restricting 2A rights (Texas was blue till the mid 90s and only red after 2002), and my dad took me to a local convention center where gun rights advocates were gathering signatures for a petition, and offering instruction on how to send a letters to representatives. I was 12-13 or something, and he warned me that I may see some ‘weird’ people. Survivalists were the bogeymen back then. But it was basically all middle-class white dudes and about 30 percent hispanic.

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