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Remembering the fallen

This month of course ended with Memorial Day, when we remember those who died serving in our country’s armed forces. The Derbs got a more forceful reminder at the very beginning of the month.

Around noon on Tuesday, May 1st my son Danny came into the study to tell me a soldier from his former unit had been killed in Afghanistan the previous day.

The fatality was Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, killed April 30th by small-arms fire in a district northeast of Kabul “while providing security for a U.S. Special Operations unit.” A second U.S. soldier was wounded in the same operation.

Spc. Conde was serving with the 3rd Battalion of the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment. That was Danny’s unit too, until his four-year term ended last year. They were actually in the same company (though different platoons). Danny knew Spc. Conde quite well. The unit has since been deployed in Afghanistan.

Spc. Conde came from Loveland, Colorado. He was the second U.S. combat fatality in Afghanistan this year, the first having been Sgt. Mihail Golin of Fort Lee, NJ, killed on New Year’s Day while on patrol near Jalalabad in the far east of Afghanistan.

If military schedules had been different by a few months, that could have been Derb, Jr. under fire April 30th. As parents we have the obvious parental feelings about this. What his feelings are, I don’t know. He has maintained a proper soldierly reserve. In any case he mainly keeps his feelings to himself, like his Dad.

What Spc. Conde’s parents are feeling, I think I can imagine. Our heartfelt condolences to them in their grief, and to all who mourn loved ones on Memorial Day.

The Forever War (1): Light at the end of the tunnel

It’s hard to read of Spc. Conde’s death without feeling anger at our damn fool stupid brainless politicians.

Military.com ran a headline that tells it all: Gabriel Conde Was 5 When the War That Took His Life Began. It Shows No Signs of Ending. [By Richard Sisk, May 3, 2018] From the article:

Army Spc. Gabriel D. Conde’s short life spanned the history of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001, from the euphoria over the fleeting early successes to the current doubts about the new strategy to break what U.S. commanders routinely call a “stalemate.”

When Conde was six years old, then-National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said the Taliban had been defeated and the Afghan people were now free “to create a better future.”

[There follow eight more paragraphs of cheery uplifting talk about light at the end of the tunnel from Donald Rumsfeld, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.]

Last week, the Taliban announced the start of its 16th annual spring offensive.

Politicians are of course necessary to the functioning of an orderly nation. No doubt most of them are decent enough in their private lives. Some appear to be quite intelligent. Plenty of them are clearly trying to do the best for the country, each by his own lights.

There are times, though, there are times when the only thing you want to say about politicians is: God damn them all to Hell.

The Forever War (2): Is there a case for it?

“I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.” I’m always ready, in a spirit of proper epistemic humility, to yield to Oliver Cromwell’s beseechment. So in that spirit I ask: Is it possible that I am wrong, that the war in Afghanistan is not a futile waste of American lives and money?

One approach here is to seek out commentators whose opinions you generally respect, to see if any of them makes a plausible case for the opposite of what you believe.

OK: here was Daniel Greenfield, who I agree with much more often than not, posting at FrontPageMag.com on Memorial Day. Title of the post: “How Can We Honor the Soldiers of an Endless War?.”

The era of wars that began and concluded neatly, with declarations, speeches, rules, objectives, deciding battles and signed peace accords, ended before the oldest active duty soldier serving today was born.

The men and women who fight and die, leaving their families never knowing if they will return, and in what form, serve not in wars, but endless police actions, peacekeeping missions, terrorist pursuits and nation building exercises …

The Islamic resurgence has placed us in a state of permanent war. We may debate over which fronts that war should be fought on, but only the left can deny that the conflict itself is inescapable. We may fight it in Iraq or in New York, in Syria or in Sweden, the front lines may shift, but the war won’t go away.

And yet, paradoxically, this form of fighting takes us back to the origins of our military.

The heritage of the US Army goes back to the provincial regiments that fought in colonial territorial disputes with the French and defended the colonies against Indian raids … If you think the Afghanistan and Iraq wars are endless, the Indian wars arguably went on for 300 years …

That’s not much of an argument. Those wars that “concluded neatly” did so because we applied massive and relentless force, to the point where the enemy knew they were thoroughly beaten. We don’t do that any more. Rubble doesn’t make trouble.

I’m obliged to Greenfield for permission to “debate over which fronts that war should be fought on.” Here’s my contribution to that debate.

Let’s stop all Muslim immigration and require all resident Muslim non-citizens to leave. We may still have issues with our own Muslim citizens, but I see no reason those issues couldn’t be handled by ordinary law-enforcement procedures under our Constitution.

As for “the Indian wars arguably went on for 300 years” Well, yes, arguably they did, because they were conflicts over the ownership of territory. Were North American lands to be settled and farmed by Europeans, or kept as the hunting and tribal-war preserves of the indigenes?

Are Americans clamoring to be allowed to settle and farm in Afghanistan and Iraq? First I’ve heard of it.

Daniel Greenfield is a smart guy who writes a lot of thought-provoking good sense. This piece, though, is a turkey.

Be as diverse as you can be

Still on the military beat: Last month I commented on some recruiting pamphlets a friend had showed to me. He passes by a recruiting booth on his way to work every day, and, although much too old for service himself, has developed an interest in the esthetics of these brochures.

This month he passed on some more.

Exhibit A: LEADERS FOR LIFE: The Making of an Army Officer. This is a beautifully-produced sixty-page booklet showing on the cover a white female, an East Asian male, and a black male.[Abridged PDF here.]

To be fair, the interior illustrations aren’t as distorted as that. I counted an actual majority of white males, 65 to 43; and that is not counting the scattering of historical photographs from the World Wars. The two-page spread on Special Forces (pp. 46-47) shows nine soldiers, every one of them a white male.

There is some slight discounting needed for the care with which the booklet’s publisher lets us know, by showing uniform name patches, that some of the white guys are Hispanic (Alvarado, Martinez) or Arab (Farid).

Exhibit B: A 34-page U.S. Army Education Program Guide. On the cover, a female who I think is East Asian. Of the 48 people I could identify on a quick scan through, only twelve were white males. Females were an actual majority: fourteen white, twelve black.

Exhibit C: The Making of a Soldier, a light 24-page introduction to the Army. The cover shows a black male. White males are comparatively well-represented inside, though: I counted nineteen out of thirty.

My summary: While the interior illustrations to these publications are merely unbalanced, the cover art is flagrantly, unashamedly anti-white-male.

The disappearing white male

As with Mars, so also with Venus.

The Mrs and I had the idea to take a weekend break at one of those adults-only hotels in the Poconos. You know the kind of place: heart-shaped jacuzzi, view over a lake, a bowl of strawberries dipped in chocolate waiting in your room, that sort of thing. Yeah, yeah, I know it’s corny. We’re an old-fashioned couple; corny works for us.

I accordingly went on the internet and googled “romantic weekend getaway poconos.” There they were, a good choice of hotels. Heart-shaped jacuzzi, check: view of lake, check: chocolate-dipped strawberries, check.

The thing that struck my eye, though, in the promotional websites for these places, was the extraordinary numbers of photographs showing a black man with a white woman. I put together a montage without trying very hard at all. (Looking closer, I think one of the ladies there may be high yaller; but she’s still way paler than the guy.)

I have nothing against miscegenation — how could I have? — but do they really have to bang us over the head with it like this?

And perhaps I shouldn’t pick out the love hotels for special scrutiny. It’s like this all over. Audacious Epigone tweeted this the other day:

Taken from too far away and observation’s blasé but as I walked the dog tonight I did a census on the posters lining the outside of the Walgreens down the road from home:

4 black women
2 black men
2 white women
1 asian woman
1 hispanic woman
0 white men

City is 80% n-H white btw

Louis Farrakhan, tweeting on May 27th, called for an end to white men. It looks like the people who prepare advertising and promotional displays are way ahead of him.

Medieval booze

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As mentioned in Radio Derb’s royal wedding coverage, I have been reading Ed West’s book 1215 and All That. It’s great fun; a sort of grown-up version, with a good bibliography, of the Horrible Histories my kids used to enjoy.

West is very good on how boozed-up the Later Middle Ages were. Writing about the reign of King John (1199-1216), he tells us that:

As a basic rule, everyone in medieval Europe was drunk most of the time, with the typical English peasant consuming on average eight pints of beer per day. There was often no clean water to drink in cities, and it was not until the seventeenth century that coffee and tea brought alternatives to slowly getting off one’s face all day long. Besides which, few people had jobs that required intellect and sobriety and life was pretty awful when sober.

The actual process of getting drunk eight hundred years ago doesn’t sound like much fun.

Beer at the time would have been absolutely disgusting, close to the texture of porridge as it wasn’t until the fourteenth century that hops were introduced from the Low Countries … Not even the most daring hipster has ever tried to recreate thirteenth-century ale as a statement of irony or quirkiness.

The upper classes at least had wine to drink, though, right? Well:

Peter of Blois wrote of the wine at Henry II’s court that “it turned sour and moldy, thick, greasy, stale, flat and smacking of pitch … I have sometimes seen great lords served with wine so muddy that a man must need [to] close his eyes and clench his teeth, wry-mouthed and shuddering …”

Hoo boy. It would of course be annoyingly Pinkerish of me to observe that we are very fortunate to be living in 2018 rather than 1918, or 1618, or 1218.

And possibly, on the gripe homeostasis principle, the general level of human dissatisfaction with life has not varied much through history.

Possibly. I can report, though, that after reading Ed West’s book my dinner-time glass (all right, glasses) of supermarket Pinot Grigio seemed strangely to taste better than before.

It’s OK to be John! (cont.)

Our thirteenth-century ancestors may have endured wretched lives in a drunken stupor, but surely they had the consolations of faith, didn’t they?

Not all of them. Ed West:

Peter of Cornwall, prior of Holy Trinity, Aldgate, complained in 1200: “There are many people who do not believe that God exists, nor do they think that the human soul lives on after the death of the body. They consider that the universe has always been as it is now and is ruled by chance rather than providence.”

King John was likely one of those people.

He apparently did not take Holy Communion after childhood, nor did he receive it at his coronation, which was considered shocking for the time. He openly ate meat on Fridays and hunted on feast days, blatantly breaking religious rules. Like his father, he found attending church unbelievably boring and he didn’t even pretend to make an effort.

I have nursed a mild personal resentment against King John since my schooldays. It seemed unfair that the only English King with whom I shared a name was such an unprincipled rogue, which indeed he was. We all knew A.A. Milne’s lines:

King John was not a good man —
He had his little ways.
And sometimes no one spoke to him
For days and days and days.

Subsequent Johns in the British royal line haven’t fared well. There have been very few Johns in line of succession to the throne since the thirteenth century. John of Gaunt (1340-99) was the only really noteworthy one. He never made it to the throne, but he begat the Lancastrian line of kings that provided Shakespeare with so much material.

In recent centuries there have been few royal Johns. The present queen’s father had a brother John, but he was an epileptic and died aged 13. The Windsors seem otherwise to have shunned the name John.

The New York Times may be vexed by John supremacy but royalty-wise, we Johns are an under-represented minority.

Work without meaning

Say what you like about medieval life, there was plenty for everyone to do.

Medieval Europeans were traditionally placed in one of three classes: those who fought, those who prayed, and those who worked. The lords and knights didn’t go fighting every day, and not many of us would think of praying as work. Women mostly minded the house and raised children. Only peasants and artisans did work-work — work as we nowadays understand it.

Here’s a new book that poses the interesting question: How much of the work we do today actually has any point?

Some of it does, of course. Cops, surgeons, farmers, and plumbers do things that need doing. David Graeber, however, the author of Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, thinks a great deal of today’s work is pointless. Graeber[Email him] is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics.

From the Amazon blurb:

There are millions of people — HR consultants, communication coordinators, telemarketing researchers, corporate lawyers — whose jobs are useless, and, tragically, they know it. These people are caught in bullshit jobs.

I haven’t read Graeber’s book, but I read the summary in the May 20th New York Post and didn’t find much to disagree with. Here are the top seven bullshit jobs according to that summary:

  1. Compliance workers in banking and finance.
  2. Student-paper writers. “Writing essays and term papers for college students is now a huge industry in the United States, with agencies employing thousands of paper writers.” Really? I honestly did not know this.
  3. Telemarketers. “I don’t know if I’ve ever met a single call-center worker who didn’t both hate their job and felt everyone would be better off if no one had to do it.” This I believe.
  4. Middle management. “Most middle managers secretly feel they might as well be digging holes and then filling them in again all day.” Never been one but I’ve reported to several, and … yep.
  5. Corporate lawyers. Only corporate ones?
  6. Movie executives. Huh?
  7. Academic administrative staff. “There are hosts of new provosts, vice chancellors, deans and deanlets and even more, who all now have to be provided with tiny armies of assistants to make them feel important.”

The only surprise to me in that list is that college administrators are at number seven. If there is any place in our society where the sheer density of bullshit jobs is high enough to warp spacetime, it surely has to be the administrative buildings of an average college.

Is there any institution of higher education anywhere in the U.S.A. today that does not have a Dean of Diversity and Inclusion with a raft of Associate Deans, Sub-Deans, Directors, Assistant Directors, Administrative Assistants, and Deputy Administrative Assistants to keep the place flawlessly diverse and inclusive?

I’d argue in fact that the contribution these jobs make to the gross national well-being is not merely null — you could say that of a lot of jobs; if you wanted to be unkind, you might even say it of mine — but actually negative. If they were all laid off tomorrow, we’d be a better country.

Heard around the house (cont.)

In last month’s diary I included a segment titled “Heard around the house,” in which I played back some idioms and catch-phrases I heard from my parents’ generation when I was a child.

Here’s one I missed. It came up in the news this month. An English gent, name of Jim Booth, 96 years old and a veteran of D-Day, was attacked by an intruder.

Joseph Isaacs, 40, knocked on Jim Booth’s door and offered him a good rate on roof repairs on November 22 last year.

When Mr Booth refused, Isaacs launched his attack, hitting the veteran with a claw hammer on his head and arms while shouting “money, money, money.”

The reason it’s just now in the news is that Isaacs was sentenced on May 25th: twenty years for attempted murder.

What got my attention was Jim Booth’s philosophical attitude to the attack: “Worse things happen at sea,” he told reporters.

That was my mother’s stock reaction to minor household calamities: burst pipes, broken glassware, childhood scrapes and bruises: “Worse things happen at sea.”

I’ve used it around my own household. For some reason my daughter, born 1993, took a strong dislike to it.

Thump! or Crash! as someone or something fell or broke.

Me: “Never mind, honey. Worse things happen at sea.”

She: “Da-ad! Don’t say that!

Is this a generational thing, I wonder? Are we geezers better attuned to the fact that life includes an irreducible portion of small misfortunes? Do youngsters, on the other hand, derive some kind of psychic nourishment from indignation or resentment at the world’s imperfections?

Do they? It might be so.

Math Corner

The Daily Mail frequently posts a brainteaser. Most are trivial; this one is comparatively challenging.

On the coast there are three lighthouses.

The first light shines for 3 seconds, then is off for 3 seconds.

The second light shines for 4 seconds, then is off for 4 seconds.

The third light shines for 5 seconds, then is off for 5 seconds.

All three lights have just come on together.

When is the first time that all three of the lights will be off together?

When is the next time that all three lights will come on at exactly the same moment?

2010-12-24dl[1]John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. ) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com:FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

(Republished from VDare by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Rational says:

    ADS SHOWING WHITE WOMEN WITH BLACK MEN MAKE ME VOMIT….SYMPTOM OF A SICK SOCIETY.

    Yes, they really do. They make physically ill. They make my stomach churn and my blood boil.

    I have actually vomited on a few occasions.

    In fact, there was a study where the effects of disgust on seeing such race mixing ads were detectable on PET scans of the brain.

    Companies that produce these sort of ads are sick disgusting companies.

    We must boycott these businesses. Let your disgust be known.

    Yes, white men are dying–by smoking, drinking, drugs, whoring, careerism, not having kids, marrying late, etc. etc.

    Give them negative yelp reviews. And never give them a penny.

    Both are symptoms of a sick society.

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    ADS SHOWING WHITE WOMEN WITH BLACK MEN MAKE ME VOMIT….SYMPTOM OF A SICK SOCIETY.

    Yes, they really do. They make physically ill. They make my stomach churn and my blood boil.
     
    Friendly peice of advise, Sport...

    Get a hobby.
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  2. Re: bullshit jobs: as ever, The Simpsons got there first:

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  3. Societies as a whole are not rational. If they were, Graeber’s “Bullshit Jobs” “theory” would be some kind of surprise.

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  4. llloyd says: • Website

    I get called a monkey in China. My own Chinese wife sometimes calls me that. I put it down to my Jewish simian shape and maybe appearance. But in China, the monkey is an elevated animal. So I laugh it off. Now if they called me a dog, that would be insulting and intended so. A dog is completely despised in China. VJ has a simian appearance. Poor Roseanne was just being crude and provocative. She said she did not know VJ was black. She may be telling the truth. Methinks society protesteth too much.

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  5. Anon[183] • Disclaimer says:

    I was camping in far northern Maine and the parks brochure had a picture of a black kid on its’ cover.
    It would be interesting to do an imaginary follow up piece to those bi- racial couples. Domestic violence, single motherhood. Burn the coal pay the toll.

    Some great series on YouTube from the BBC, Tudor Farm, Edwardian Farm. Tough lives, nasty brutish….

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  6. Work without meaning

    Though no one has ever accused me of being bright or insightful, I noticed the phenomenon of the uselessness of most paid work almost as soon as I entered the workforce as an adult. I always admired those who understood how ridiculous their daily activities were in contrast to the pride of those who wielded their “power” with breathtaking insolence.

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    Though no one has ever accused me of being bright or insightful...
     
    Well, technically you may be correct, but I distinctly remember commenting on one of your comments that it was "high power," i.e. possibly low voltage but very high amps. I still think the author of that comment was both bright and insightful!

    I always admired those who understood how ridiculous their daily activities were in contrast to the pride of those who wielded their “power” with breathtaking insolence.
     
    I'm still in awe that their insolence is exponentially proportional to both their ignorance and incompetence, and it's always been a never ending source of wonder to me as to how that works. After a couple of stints at wage earning as a kid, I rejected that path, and have never, not even for a single brief moment, regretted it and I highly recommend it. I say that if ya wanna live, do anything but punch a time clock or grovel for a salary. I'd rather beg for handouts, but fortunately never came close to needing to.
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  7. Truth says:

    I have nothing against miscegenation — how could I have? — but do they really have to bang us over the head with it like this?

    Tillie, I think we’ve come to a crucial point in you and Derb’s relationship. Derb; good for you man, I’m rooting for you in the future.

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  8. Two observations: (1) Cider was another common alcoholic drink of the Middle Ages. It was so bad that hermits drank it as a form or penitence. (Modern cider from Brittany and Normandy is much better.)

    (2) Aside from jobs that are entirely bogus, I wonder how much time is spent even in productive jobs on actual work. The economics literature of the 1940s and 50s predicted a 25-hour work week by the 1980s or so. Arguably many people working a 40-hour week are actually performing work for only 25 of those hours and the rest is sort of standing around.

    “They also serve, who only stand and wait.” John Milton

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  9. It’s hard to read of Spc. Conde’s death without feeling anger at our damn fool stupid brainless politicians.

    While I loathe politicians, the real damned fools are the parents who raise kids who join any sort of bureaucracy, including the military, my parents included. After I had been properly brainwashed and “dun my dooty” I learned that it’s pretty much all bullshit, and proceeded to “learn” my kids and a lot of other kids right.

    Now, before the toughies start filling their shorts while puffing their chests, I’m all for defending myself and those I care about, but that hardly ever means joining the military. Let the Republican, 2 time Medal of Honor winner Major General Butler tell you how it works.:

    “… I spent most of my [33 years in the Marine Corps] being a high class muscle- man for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers.

    In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for [crony] capitalism.”

    Major General Butler USMC, War is a Racket, 1935

    http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html

    It’s the parents’ responsibility to get that concept into their own heads and then get it into their children’s and their childrens’ children. Teach them to ask questions and to learn how to recognize the real enemy. Hint: The worst enemies are often within, and that has long been the case for the now Commie States of America.

    Pay attention, kiddies!

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  10. @Low Voltage

    Work without meaning
     
    Though no one has ever accused me of being bright or insightful, I noticed the phenomenon of the uselessness of most paid work almost as soon as I entered the workforce as an adult. I always admired those who understood how ridiculous their daily activities were in contrast to the pride of those who wielded their "power" with breathtaking insolence.

    Though no one has ever accused me of being bright or insightful…

    Well, technically you may be correct, but I distinctly remember commenting on one of your comments that it was “high power,” i.e. possibly low voltage but very high amps. I still think the author of that comment was both bright and insightful!

    I always admired those who understood how ridiculous their daily activities were in contrast to the pride of those who wielded their “power” with breathtaking insolence.

    I’m still in awe that their insolence is exponentially proportional to both their ignorance and incompetence, and it’s always been a never ending source of wonder to me as to how that works. After a couple of stints at wage earning as a kid, I rejected that path, and have never, not even for a single brief moment, regretted it and I highly recommend it. I say that if ya wanna live, do anything but punch a time clock or grovel for a salary. I’d rather beg for handouts, but fortunately never came close to needing to.

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    Well, technically you may be correct, but I distinctly remember commenting on one of your comments that it was “high power,” i.e. possibly low voltage but very high amps. I still think the author of that comment was both bright and insightful!
     
    I stand corrected! :)
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  11. Peter of Cornwall, prior of Holy Trinity, Aldgate, complained in 1200: “There are many people who do not believe that God exists, nor do they think that the human soul lives on after the death of the body. They consider that the universe has always been as it is now and is ruled by chance rather than providence.”

    The fact that Peter of Cornwall in the so-called Age of Faith knew that some people held these opinions shows that atheism has probably always existed in some form across the ages; and that individuals could arrive at this conclusion from different starting points by following their own inquiries.

    This would seem to discredit the argument that atheism as a thinkable idea only arose in the last 400 years or so, as an unintended consequence of Descartes’s project of trying to rebuild philosophy from scratch after the birth of modern science and the stalemate in the wars of religion threw the traditional Christian world view into doubt.

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  12. expat47 says:

    Miscegenation. Born and raised in the U.K . I could care less about it. I lived in a very rural part of Virginia, where it was totally against it. After church my wife and I would go to Golden Arches for a burger and coffee. There we met a handsome white lady of our age, we were in our eighties, and we would join her for lunch. She mentioned her daughter, who had married a black man, which surprised us, because that kind of thing was usually left unsaid. A couple of years later my wife was having chemo for breast cancer and that we saw a black man was also having chemo. He was uglier than an English pug and his very handsome white wife was holding his hand. Contact with her mother verified that, yes, he was being treated with chemo, and yes, that was her daughter. Like I said, I could care less, and maybe the guy, as a young, was a good looking stud with king sized you know what and that was the attraction at that time. Maybe they really loved each other. Maybe white, American males don’t like miscegenation; rarely see a white male with a black lady. Just saying.
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    "...rarely see a White male with a black female. Just saying."

    that's because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    Black males pursue White women because, on the evolutionary scale, it's a step upward for the Blacks. Also, White women don't stink like she-boons.

    this said, and before ascending to race-realism, I once had an attractive young she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called, her mom answered...from my vocal inflection, she immediately ID'd me as White. And I still remember the mother ape's exact words:

    "my dawtuh do'n date no whyte boyz. I see you, I shoot you."
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  13. The anarchist writer Bob Black anticipated David Graeber’s thesis when he published an insightful critique of work back in the 1980′s:

    https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/bob-black-the-abolition-of-work

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  14. bro3886 says:

    As long as whites keep joining the military, particularly the ground forces, the scum that run this country will continue with their foriegn adventures and continue to see themselves as more of a part of a global elite than delegates of the American people. (Certainly part of being a member of the global elites is being anti-white.) Without military muscle nobody would care what these clowns think. Bring them home; whites refuse to join the Army or Marines. The culture of America has been anti-white since the 1960s, and the culture controls the political sphere. The government of the U.S. is a white-hating institution. Don’t die for it, don’t be maimed for it, don’t kill for it. Don’t be a fool. It’s like blacks dying for the Klan. No, it’s worse than that – as far as I know the Klan never had a plan to exterminate blacks. Let the government fight their useless wars with Pedro and Laquisha, if they can.

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  15. Heymrguda says:

    Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Has all the subtlety of a sledge hammer, it’s obviously part of a well-orchestrated program.

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    Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Has all the subtlety of a sledge hammer, it’s obviously part of a well-orchestrated program.
     
    Obviously, yes. All part of a Khazar program. OK so that is settled.

    The question now becomes, "what do you plan to do about it?"

    Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?

    No, great, then you are part of the problem. Kindly stop whining and STFU.
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  16. Sunbeam says:

    “It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse.”

    They need to get really kinky and go Asian Male/Black Female.

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    That's actually becoming a thing, and when you think about it, it's surprising it took so long, for obvious reasons:

    They need to get really kinky and go Asian Male/Black Female.

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wd739w/inside-the-asian-men-black-women-online-dating-scene-456
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  17. David says:

    West’s comments on beer seem wrong. First, staying drunk all the time would require more calories than were available to all but a very privileged few.

    Then, the porridge-like beer is only porridge-like at the top. The mash floats, that’s why Egyptians are pictured drinking through straws. And there are old pitchers that pour off from the bottom to leave the mash behind (like those measuring cups for pouring off broth but retaining the fat).

    One advantage to consuming grain as beer is you don’t need to remove the bran, but then the mash is too fibrous to be drunk or eaten. It was animal feed.

    Usually when people talk about plowmen getting eight pints of beer a day, they’re talking about 0.5 to 1.0% alcohol content “small beer.” But that’s never pointed out to keep the wow effect.

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  18. anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:

    I’ll be honest. I simply detest the likes of Derbyshire, them incorrigible white racist pagan degenerates and Islamophobes… it is a visceral kind of hate.

    I know the feeling is mutual, but that is good because I am simply glad I am on the opposite side of such paganism and degeneracy (that is not to say I am a saint, you understand ;) ).

    This is the reason why such essays of lament from white racists tastes of sweet schadenfreude.

    As long as the the rape and plunder from far off lands was much profitable, with nary a regard for the phucked, white racist scum applauded and enjoyed the evil gotten gains.

    After all those “savages” were sub-human, insects to be crushed, yeah? Their suffering meant nothing. E.g. half a million children die of starvation and disease, due to inhuman sanctions, and it was all “worth it.” Such satanic evil is mind-boggling. It means nothing whether some supported those inhuman actions or not, for they are all the same… Derbyshire, Albright… white racist degenerates.

    So, anything which gets racists’ numb nuts in a twist sounds so good. :D I am thankful for these small favours. Keep them coming Derbyshire.

    He wishes for politicians to be damned to Hell. He for sure will get that wish. But, he forgets that his pagan hide too will be roasting with those damned.

    There is that intense feeling of schadenfreude again. Enjoy Derbyshire… for a little.

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    I wouldn't say I agree with you 100% Sir, but you are definitely on track.
    , @KenH
    Madeline Albright is behind the deaths of 500,000 Iraqis in the 1990's and she's Jewish and Jews aren't biologically white Europeans nor do they consider themselves as such unless it's expedient to do so. Likewise, Israel and diaspora Jewry are driving America's wars against Muslim nations. And you blame the entire white race for this?

    You whine about Derb's Islamophobia because he doesn't think a large Muslim community in the West is desirable then treat us to a rant that amounts to Anglophobia.

    Tell us what you are if you're man enough so I can cite crimes committed by your people and we can lay a collective guilt trip on you.
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  19. Truth says:
    @Rational
    ADS SHOWING WHITE WOMEN WITH BLACK MEN MAKE ME VOMIT....SYMPTOM OF A SICK SOCIETY.

    Yes, they really do. They make physically ill. They make my stomach churn and my blood boil.

    I have actually vomited on a few occasions.

    In fact, there was a study where the effects of disgust on seeing such race mixing ads were detectable on PET scans of the brain.

    Companies that produce these sort of ads are sick disgusting companies.

    We must boycott these businesses. Let your disgust be known.

    Yes, white men are dying--by smoking, drinking, drugs, whoring, careerism, not having kids, marrying late, etc. etc.

    Give them negative yelp reviews. And never give them a penny.

    Both are symptoms of a sick society.

    ADS SHOWING WHITE WOMEN WITH BLACK MEN MAKE ME VOMIT….SYMPTOM OF A SICK SOCIETY.

    Yes, they really do. They make physically ill. They make my stomach churn and my blood boil.

    Friendly peice of advise, Sport…

    Get a hobby.

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  20. Truth says:
    @Heymrguda
    Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It's always black male - white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Has all the subtlety of a sledge hammer, it's obviously part of a well-orchestrated program.

    Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Has all the subtlety of a sledge hammer, it’s obviously part of a well-orchestrated program.

    Obviously, yes. All part of a Khazar program. OK so that is settled.

    The question now becomes, “what do you plan to do about it?”

    Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?

    No, great, then you are part of the problem. Kindly stop whining and STFU.

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    Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?
     
    I can't say that I agree with the rest, and especially with the ignorant anon-339 (#18), but that excerpt there is right on the money. (at least about the TV, I mean - some of the stuff you CANNOT AVOID without living with the Amish, and yes I can do framing, but I need my internet!)

    HeyMr.Guda, I agree with your sentiments, but yeah, it's time to quit playing their game. Start with cutting the cable (if you haven't), then the small acts of rebellion, as per my comment above, then at least the young folks can try to learn how to raise hell.

    NO, MILLENIALS, TWEETING TO PEOPLE IS NOT RAISING HELL!
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  21. Truth says:
    @anonymous
    I'll be honest. I simply detest the likes of Derbyshire, them incorrigible white racist pagan degenerates and Islamophobes... it is a visceral kind of hate.

    I know the feeling is mutual, but that is good because I am simply glad I am on the opposite side of such paganism and degeneracy (that is not to say I am a saint, you understand ;) ).

    This is the reason why such essays of lament from white racists tastes of sweet schadenfreude.

    As long as the the rape and plunder from far off lands was much profitable, with nary a regard for the phucked, white racist scum applauded and enjoyed the evil gotten gains.

    After all those "savages" were sub-human, insects to be crushed, yeah? Their suffering meant nothing. E.g. half a million children die of starvation and disease, due to inhuman sanctions, and it was all "worth it." Such satanic evil is mind-boggling. It means nothing whether some supported those inhuman actions or not, for they are all the same... Derbyshire, Albright... white racist degenerates.

    So, anything which gets racists' numb nuts in a twist sounds so good. :D I am thankful for these small favours. Keep them coming Derbyshire.

    --

    He wishes for politicians to be damned to Hell. He for sure will get that wish. But, he forgets that his pagan hide too will be roasting with those damned.

    There is that intense feeling of schadenfreude again. Enjoy Derbyshire... for a little.

    I wouldn’t say I agree with you 100% Sir, but you are definitely on track.

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  22. As I’ve said before, I wish your “diary” posts were broken apart (w/permission of Unz) to allow commenting to be more coherent.

    Anyway, on part 1 about Memorial Day and your son’s fallen comrade, you wrote that it was 2 soldiers lost this year – in THAT one of the endless wars, that is. Loosely extrapolating to 4/year makes this something the average non-military family, especially with no draft, would never come in contact with, even with 2 or 3 degrees of connectivity. At 4/month, it’d be the same. It’d only be at 4 soldiers per day, that’s 15oo or so each year, that the voices to end this nonsense would be loud and clear to the Feral Gov’t warmongers. That would only be 1/3 of the average killed and missing in Vietnam by the way.

    That said, I am in complete agreement, per this Peak Stupidity post on Memorial Day.

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  23. JackOH says:

    “If there is any place in our society where the sheer density of bullshit jobs is high enough to warp spacetime, it surely has to be the administrative buildings of an average college.”

    LOL. True, very true. massively very true.

    There’s a staffer at our local state university, maybe in his mid-30s. Call him Ordax. When Ordax was only a student, he had a 4-page resume posted online with all the HR mumbo-jumbo. “Change agent”, all that. He affected an abstracted air about him that seemed to imitate a professor deep in thought about the Big Things. After graduating with a business degree, he took a job at the only place where a poseur like him could thrive. His alma mater.

    I named two new units of measurement after Ordax:

    (1) an ordax is the least amount of work one can do and still be paid, or alternately,

    (2) an ordax is a unit of anti-work, such that one ordax exactly cancels one unit of productive activity done by a worker who actually works.

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  24. KenH says:
    @anonymous
    I'll be honest. I simply detest the likes of Derbyshire, them incorrigible white racist pagan degenerates and Islamophobes... it is a visceral kind of hate.

    I know the feeling is mutual, but that is good because I am simply glad I am on the opposite side of such paganism and degeneracy (that is not to say I am a saint, you understand ;) ).

    This is the reason why such essays of lament from white racists tastes of sweet schadenfreude.

    As long as the the rape and plunder from far off lands was much profitable, with nary a regard for the phucked, white racist scum applauded and enjoyed the evil gotten gains.

    After all those "savages" were sub-human, insects to be crushed, yeah? Their suffering meant nothing. E.g. half a million children die of starvation and disease, due to inhuman sanctions, and it was all "worth it." Such satanic evil is mind-boggling. It means nothing whether some supported those inhuman actions or not, for they are all the same... Derbyshire, Albright... white racist degenerates.

    So, anything which gets racists' numb nuts in a twist sounds so good. :D I am thankful for these small favours. Keep them coming Derbyshire.

    --

    He wishes for politicians to be damned to Hell. He for sure will get that wish. But, he forgets that his pagan hide too will be roasting with those damned.

    There is that intense feeling of schadenfreude again. Enjoy Derbyshire... for a little.

    Madeline Albright is behind the deaths of 500,000 Iraqis in the 1990′s and she’s Jewish and Jews aren’t biologically white Europeans nor do they consider themselves as such unless it’s expedient to do so. Likewise, Israel and diaspora Jewry are driving America’s wars against Muslim nations. And you blame the entire white race for this?

    You whine about Derb’s Islamophobia because he doesn’t think a large Muslim community in the West is desirable then treat us to a rant that amounts to Anglophobia.

    Tell us what you are if you’re man enough so I can cite crimes committed by your people and we can lay a collective guilt trip on you.

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  25. Re Part 3 (I guess), with nothing to say about Part 2 due to complete agreement:

    I went into a small gym last week. Once I got the TV unplugged (nobody else was there at that hour) and settled in to workout, I noticed the artsy B&W photography on the walls. There were 7 framed photos of people working out and sweating. Let’s see, as I recollect – 2 black guys, 1 hispanic gender-forgotten, 2 black women, and 2 white women.

    I was the only one working out, and I’m a white guy. Hmmm? Don’t get me wrong. I don’t ask for photographic quotas in the gym to match the membership rolls. It’s just that if you’re gonna act like I’m not welcome there, I’m gonna act like I’m not welcome. I mean, I will still go to workout, but I won’t clean the machines. I didn’t. I’m apparently not part of their gym scene, so I see no reason to act like it. Fuck you people, I think that’s the phrase I was looking for.

    BTW, I wonder if a lady poster going by “3G4me”, or something close to that, is still a reader here on unz. If you are, we have a lot in common as far as our attitudes. I appreciate your stories of your spunk regarding the BS some people don’t fight in ANY way. I hope you come back on to write comments.

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  26. Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?

    No, great, then you are part of the problem. Kindly stop whining and STFU.

    The best thing a person can do for himself and his family is to trash the TV and all other mass media and “entertainment”. It’s garbage and it’s unhealthy, and just plain stupid.

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  27. @expat47
    Miscegenation. Born and raised in the U.K . I could care less about it. I lived in a very rural part of Virginia, where it was totally against it. After church my wife and I would go to Golden Arches for a burger and coffee. There we met a handsome white lady of our age, we were in our eighties, and we would join her for lunch. She mentioned her daughter, who had married a black man, which surprised us, because that kind of thing was usually left unsaid. A couple of years later my wife was having chemo for breast cancer and that we saw a black man was also having chemo. He was uglier than an English pug and his very handsome white wife was holding his hand. Contact with her mother verified that, yes, he was being treated with chemo, and yes, that was her daughter. Like I said, I could care less, and maybe the guy, as a young, was a good looking stud with king sized you know what and that was the attraction at that time. Maybe they really loved each other. Maybe white, American males don't like miscegenation; rarely see a white male with a black lady. Just saying.
    .

    “…rarely see a White male with a black female. Just saying.”

    that’s because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    Black males pursue White women because, on the evolutionary scale, it’s a step upward for the Blacks. Also, White women don’t stink like she-boons.

    this said, and before ascending to race-realism, I once had an attractive young she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called, her mom answered…from my vocal inflection, she immediately ID’d me as White. And I still remember the mother ape’s exact words:

    “my dawtuh do’n date no whyte boyz. I see you, I shoot you.”

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    that’s because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    I once had a ...she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called,...

    ...Ok, another weak, butt-hurt-by-a-woman, lying, piece of useless fecal matter, beta-male.

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  28. @Truth

    Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Derb, you are on with the black man / white woman campaign. Virtually every ad, movie and tv show features it. It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse. Has all the subtlety of a sledge hammer, it’s obviously part of a well-orchestrated program.
     
    Obviously, yes. All part of a Khazar program. OK so that is settled.

    The question now becomes, "what do you plan to do about it?"

    Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?

    No, great, then you are part of the problem. Kindly stop whining and STFU.

    Obviously if you have seen these ads on TV shows, you are, well, watching TV. Do you pledge to stop watching TV, totally, completely, and 100%, until this subsides?

    I can’t say that I agree with the rest, and especially with the ignorant anon-339 (#18), but that excerpt there is right on the money. (at least about the TV, I mean – some of the stuff you CANNOT AVOID without living with the Amish, and yes I can do framing, but I need my internet!)

    HeyMr.Guda, I agree with your sentiments, but yeah, it’s time to quit playing their game. Start with cutting the cable (if you haven’t), then the small acts of rebellion, as per my comment above, then at least the young folks can try to learn how to raise hell.

    NO, MILLENIALS, TWEETING TO PEOPLE IS NOT RAISING HELL!

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  29. @jacques sheete

    Though no one has ever accused me of being bright or insightful...
     
    Well, technically you may be correct, but I distinctly remember commenting on one of your comments that it was "high power," i.e. possibly low voltage but very high amps. I still think the author of that comment was both bright and insightful!

    I always admired those who understood how ridiculous their daily activities were in contrast to the pride of those who wielded their “power” with breathtaking insolence.
     
    I'm still in awe that their insolence is exponentially proportional to both their ignorance and incompetence, and it's always been a never ending source of wonder to me as to how that works. After a couple of stints at wage earning as a kid, I rejected that path, and have never, not even for a single brief moment, regretted it and I highly recommend it. I say that if ya wanna live, do anything but punch a time clock or grovel for a salary. I'd rather beg for handouts, but fortunately never came close to needing to.

    Well, technically you may be correct, but I distinctly remember commenting on one of your comments that it was “high power,” i.e. possibly low voltage but very high amps. I still think the author of that comment was both bright and insightful!

    I stand corrected! :)

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  30. Truth says:
    @Haxo Angmark
    "...rarely see a White male with a black female. Just saying."

    that's because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    Black males pursue White women because, on the evolutionary scale, it's a step upward for the Blacks. Also, White women don't stink like she-boons.

    this said, and before ascending to race-realism, I once had an attractive young she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called, her mom answered...from my vocal inflection, she immediately ID'd me as White. And I still remember the mother ape's exact words:

    "my dawtuh do'n date no whyte boyz. I see you, I shoot you."

    that’s because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    I once had a …she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called,

    …Ok, another weak, butt-hurt-by-a-woman, lying, piece of useless fecal matter, beta-male.

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  31. We used to say we were defending Mom, Apple Pie and Chevrolet. These days, no such pretense exists. A majority of Moms are divorced sluts, apple pie is in a wax paper with the label Hostess (like the whore) and Chevrolet is a bent shit can imported from China. Free speech? That sailed 30 years ago. Not a society worth defending. You only do it if you’re desperate for a job. Any other reason is in vain. Even the defenders, say one wrong word (as defined on the spur of the moment as feminists define the wrong word with no penalty to themselves) they’re dead. Feminists can say cunt, not men. The problem started with giving fat chicks of feminism a say. Fat chicks that contribute nothing, defining our rights to free speech. We used to ignore fat chicks. How did fat chicks come to matter to anyone but chubby-chasers?

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

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    LOL, dude.:)

    You may want to hold off signing up for the New American Caliphate. It won't be old school, that's for sure, what with remnant WASPs wanting their fingers in the pie with some high-minded legalistic mumbo-jumbo, big-city ethnics wanting to know how the Prophet is going to deliver jobs for the boys, Jews claiming they want an extension on a special deal they got under Caliphate 1.0, and Louis Farrakhan's Brothermen claiming they invented the whole thing anyway.

    Plus, do you really want to see a revolutionary brigade of mouthy, American chicks dressed Patty Hearst-style and led by octogenarian ditz Gloria Steinem? Plus, you gotta sort out the Shia from Sunni action before you sign on the dotted line.
    , @KenH

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.
     
    You'll need to move to Europe to enjoy the coming Caliphate. Here in America you'll need to get yourself a sombrero, some tacos and enjoy a Latin American style democracy.
    , @njguy73

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.
     
    As Mark Steyn put it in America Alone, regarding the possibility of an Islamic takeover of the U.S.:

    Whenever I make that point, lefties always respond, “Oh, well, that’s typical right-wing racism.” In fact, it ought to be the Left’s issue. I’m a “social conservative.” When the mullahs take over, I’ll grow my beard a little fuller, get a couple extra wives, and keep my head down. It’s the feminists and gays who’ll have a tougher time. If, say, three of the five judges on the Massachusetts Supreme Court are Muslim, what are the chances of them approving “gay marriage”?
     
    https://coldread.wordpress.com/2012/05/10/america-alone-by-mark-steyn/
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  32. Jim Christian- the last line in your comment had me laughing. What you say is true as far as my observations. These service members since 2001 have been dying and getting maimed while the US was becoming more and more politically correct and denying US citizens rights that we once took for granted. Free speech? Forget it- PC will cause you to lose your job or if in the military you will probably not get promoted.

    Most of the dead and badly wounded have been in the Marine Corps and Army. These young men and women (far more men than women) get killed and maimed while fighting for “freedom” and “American values” while more and more of our rights as US citizens were being stolen from us.
    From 2008 to 2016 this thing called the law did not apply to those who were warmongering and working in high positions in the US government. These leaders were the kind of garbage that these young military were dying for and getting lifelong problems from devastating injuries.

    There are many dedicated African Americans in the military especially males in combat arms jobs as well as support like truck drivers and running supply and many other needed MOSs (military occupational specialties).
    The large majority of infantry soldiers (11 Bravos) are whites. The blacks in the infantry are usually very dedicated. After 9-11, hundreds of thousands of college age men joined the military- I am mostly familiar with the Army having served around infantry divisions since 2001 as an Army Reservist and as a civilian (had served on active duty 80s-90s). I knew USMC in late 60s.

    Derbyshire’s son served in a prestigious unit- 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment (that is what 3/509 means). Gabriel Conde was a paratrooper as was Derbyshire’s son. It is our dedicated, idealistic, usually well mannered but tough young men who are paying the price. It bothers me every time I read about these men. But America hears very little about what is going on in the war zones. Most are too busy watching the stupid sitcoms given to us by the culture makers.

    The mainstream media shows little interest in telling Americans about military units. We will hear far more about these Hollywood made celebrities than we ever will about Conde and about paratroopers like Derbyshire and what their outfits are doing in Afghanistan. We are a dumb society.

    I attended a citizenship ceremony in Afghanistan years back. My memory is not so good but there were some 40-50 military (mostly Army) becoming citizens. Of this group, four were in the infantry. Two were fair haired Russians, one was Scottish, and I think the fourth was Irish.
    There are many of Spanish ancestry in the combat arms branches.

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  33. We continue to fight in Afghanistan because if we stopped, we’d have to admit we lost.

    Happily, we are both rich enough and indifferent enough to our own losses that we needn’t do that. So we continue to fight. It’s a war to avoid the awkward truth.

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  34. The interesting thing about miscegenation in advertising is that it’s very, very recent.

    Of course billboards et al have had the obligatory one white, one black, one other trio and variations on that theme for decades — but up until a few years ago not merely few inter-racial couples but none at all.

    There was a definite if tacit taboo. I remember noticing that. Well, we seem to have entered a brave, bold new era. Black men getting it on with white women all over the place — and relatively speaking, all of a sudden.

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    In UK advertising these days, you see a lot of white-male/black-female couples, though the BF component look often like admixtures as well.
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  35. JackOH says:
    @Jim Christian
    We used to say we were defending Mom, Apple Pie and Chevrolet. These days, no such pretense exists. A majority of Moms are divorced sluts, apple pie is in a wax paper with the label Hostess (like the whore) and Chevrolet is a bent shit can imported from China. Free speech? That sailed 30 years ago. Not a society worth defending. You only do it if you're desperate for a job. Any other reason is in vain. Even the defenders, say one wrong word (as defined on the spur of the moment as feminists define the wrong word with no penalty to themselves) they're dead. Feminists can say cunt, not men. The problem started with giving fat chicks of feminism a say. Fat chicks that contribute nothing, defining our rights to free speech. We used to ignore fat chicks. How did fat chicks come to matter to anyone but chubby-chasers?

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

    LOL, dude.:)

    You may want to hold off signing up for the New American Caliphate. It won’t be old school, that’s for sure, what with remnant WASPs wanting their fingers in the pie with some high-minded legalistic mumbo-jumbo, big-city ethnics wanting to know how the Prophet is going to deliver jobs for the boys, Jews claiming they want an extension on a special deal they got under Caliphate 1.0, and Louis Farrakhan’s Brothermen claiming they invented the whole thing anyway.

    Plus, do you really want to see a revolutionary brigade of mouthy, American chicks dressed Patty Hearst-style and led by octogenarian ditz Gloria Steinem? Plus, you gotta sort out the Shia from Sunni action before you sign on the dotted line.

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  36. “Worse things happen at sea.”

    My grandmother’s last husband was a quiet lutheran preacher who was in the Pacific with the Navy during WW2. He didn’t talk much about those times, with the big exception of recounting how one very annoying officer went missing one night.

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  37. @Colin Wright
    The interesting thing about miscegenation in advertising is that it's very, very recent.

    Of course billboards et al have had the obligatory one white, one black, one other trio and variations on that theme for decades -- but up until a few years ago not merely few inter-racial couples but none at all.

    There was a definite if tacit taboo. I remember noticing that. Well, we seem to have entered a brave, bold new era. Black men getting it on with white women all over the place -- and relatively speaking, all of a sudden.

    In UK advertising these days, you see a lot of white-male/black-female couples, though the BF component look often like admixtures as well.

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    What I find curious is how sudden the transition was, at least in the US.

    As I said, you've long had the obligatory racial trios in advertising. However, one never had black/white couples. It was very striking, particularly as black/white couples aren't exactly unknown in real life.

    Then seemingly overnight, black/white couples in advertising were everywhere. One would have to be insanely paranoid to assume some conscious, explicit decision was made somewhere, yet it was almost as if it had been. Suddenly, the dam broke. It was as if all these advertising types had been yearning to portray black men being intimate with white women for decades, and now, at last, they could.

    It's really very bizarre -- and all the more bizarre for happening almost without comment. As studies have shown, people are very much aware of interracial couples. Surely, everyone has seen. Yet it's passed almost without discussion.
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  38. KenH says:
    @Jim Christian
    We used to say we were defending Mom, Apple Pie and Chevrolet. These days, no such pretense exists. A majority of Moms are divorced sluts, apple pie is in a wax paper with the label Hostess (like the whore) and Chevrolet is a bent shit can imported from China. Free speech? That sailed 30 years ago. Not a society worth defending. You only do it if you're desperate for a job. Any other reason is in vain. Even the defenders, say one wrong word (as defined on the spur of the moment as feminists define the wrong word with no penalty to themselves) they're dead. Feminists can say cunt, not men. The problem started with giving fat chicks of feminism a say. Fat chicks that contribute nothing, defining our rights to free speech. We used to ignore fat chicks. How did fat chicks come to matter to anyone but chubby-chasers?

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

    You’ll need to move to Europe to enjoy the coming Caliphate. Here in America you’ll need to get yourself a sombrero, some tacos and enjoy a Latin American style democracy.

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  39. John

    You must rethink the Cold War-Anti-Commie Cold War Crusade…For this was-is the world view foundation of post-1965 race-replacement Immigration Policy and Native Born White Christian American Teenage Male Canon-Fodder Labor Policy.

    Back porch yesterday:folded dark green caumoflage and desert caumoflage uniforms….green canteens…duffle bags…..Army boots….

    Trump is the POTUS….and his allegiance is only to Jew-Only Israel….Trump is a Traitor…

    Now distracting myself reading about Polar codes and the Shannon Limit….Getting harder to distract myself…..

    Right down the street from Renaissance Technologies…Antiwar protest since the second invasion of Iraq every Saturday morning….ISIS was a direct creation of the second invasion of Iraq….

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  40. I’ll take a crack at the “light math” (without asking my mathematician wife for help).

    The first time all lights will be off together is for 1 second between the 5 and 6 second points:

    After 5 seconds, the light with the longest cycle will go off. The other two lights will be off. All 3 will be off for 1 second, at which point (6 seconds) the light with the 3-on, 3-off cycle will go on, and then the 4-on, 4-off light will go on (at the 8 second point). So all three will have been off together for one second.

    The first time all lights will go on together again is at the 120 second mark:

    Lowest common multiple of all the full cycles, 6,8,10 is 120. So all lights will start over and go on at 120 seconds.

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  41. John

    When you take Mrs.Derbyshire out for a ride into the country to Lilly White Shelter Island on the weekend:Exit 53 LIE…… memorial to 19 year old Michael Esposito killed in action Afghanistan……Sag Harbor-Noyak Bridge:19 year Justin Haerter killed in action Afghanistan….Shelter Island Ferry:John Theinert 21 killed in action Afghanistan……The bridge into West Hampton beaches:24 year old Irish Catholic Chaminade High School graduate…Navy Seal…hacked to pieces by the Taliban when he fell out of the back of a Chinnock helicopter….You can google the video of this Chaminade High School Grad falling out of the back of a Chinnock helicopter…grabbed by the Taliban-and hacked to death with Taliban machetes….

    “War is Racket”….two time congressional Medal of Honor winner…USMC General Smedley Butler…

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  42. @The Alarmist
    In UK advertising these days, you see a lot of white-male/black-female couples, though the BF component look often like admixtures as well.

    What I find curious is how sudden the transition was, at least in the US.

    As I said, you’ve long had the obligatory racial trios in advertising. However, one never had black/white couples. It was very striking, particularly as black/white couples aren’t exactly unknown in real life.

    Then seemingly overnight, black/white couples in advertising were everywhere. One would have to be insanely paranoid to assume some conscious, explicit decision was made somewhere, yet it was almost as if it had been. Suddenly, the dam broke. It was as if all these advertising types had been yearning to portray black men being intimate with white women for decades, and now, at last, they could.

    It’s really very bizarre — and all the more bizarre for happening almost without comment. As studies have shown, people are very much aware of interracial couples. Surely, everyone has seen. Yet it’s passed almost without discussion.

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  43. When a nations leaders send our men to self destructive wars they never intended to win, the way we honor our dead is to bring the soldiers home with parades to honor their valor, reverently remember those who died to honor their sacrifice, then burn at the stake the warmongering lunatics who sent them to destroy for no honorable purpose.

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  44. TheJester says:

    My wife and I probably watch too much TV. Retired WASPs. We are in the top 5% of net worth in the United States (actually, you can get into the top 5% fairly quickly; then, the graph goes vertical), yet we find our race and culture relatively invisible in the MSM and on TV. I especially like the adds selling something to black males with white wives and mulatto children who live in multimillion-dollar homes we can’t afford … followed by the ones marketing diamonds to young black couples.

    I wonder at times …

    Are these adds behind a lot of the racial hatred in this country? I read that blacks (including children) watch more TV than whites (including children). Blacks are in the lowest income demographic in the country … behind Asian, Whites, and Hispanics. Yet, blacks (12.3% of the population) seem to command about 60% of the adds in the MSM and on TV. Ghetto blacks see these adds marketing to young black males with white wives living in multimillion-dollar homes and selling diamonds to young black couples and wonder, “They got their “gibsmedats” … where’s mine?” More white male oppression? Riots anyone?

    The point is that it makes no economic sense to market to blacks with white wives living in multimillion-dollar homes or trying to sell diamonds to the lowest income demographic in the country if this is at the expense of marketing to Asians, Whites, and Hispanics … the “invisibles” with higher relative incomes … unless there is an agenda.

    My suspicion: The agenda has nothing to do with economics or marketing. It is thinly veiled social re-education program riding on the crest of waves of fake news. I wonder (((who))) is responsible for all of this? Who has the wealth, the power, and the motive to pull this off? Who? Whom?

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  45. Anonymous[135] • Disclaimer says:

    The recent film “12 Strong” about the first U.S. special forces into Afghanistan has one of the 12 a heroic and compassionate Negro and another a mestizo. There were no such persons in the real thing. These soldiers were all white and toward the fairer end. A society that lives on lies is in serious trouble.

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  46. To The Jester: there certainly is an agenda and as others pointed out, the black male- white female ads came on quick and in abundance. Divide and conquer as usual. Before the ads and for years we had the massive MM and SJW protests that white cops were constantly hurting innocent black males. There is always an agenda.
    I’ll put a little more thought into this but it was a no brainer to see how the MM is partners in all of this. For the power people and the MM , it is do as I say not as I do.

    In my time in the military I was on the scene about five times when black fathers got incredibly mad at their black sons marrying white women. I guess a lot of black fathers wanted to keep their line pure and have grandchildren that resembled ancestors but of course the media never tells you that part.
    I am nearing 70- most of us former enlisted saps no longer care about the military but we do care a lot about the youth who join the military and then are lied to and betrayed. Many of us were row house cannon fodder.
    The powers to be wasted to0 many men in WW2 with whites the huge majority. The MM doesn’t give a damn about the 440,000 military who died during WW2. The UK lost 288,000. I believe that includes UK soldiers from many countries but of course, England and Scotland by far sacrificed a lot of men.
    War from Blair Mountain- when I visit a friend in Hauppauge, NY I see Mike Esposito’s name on highways in Long Island. He served with the 10th Mtn. Division at Fort Drum.

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  47. Here in Boston, it’s the Black professional athletes, high-income Black men, who are pulling White women. No Black men are getting White chicks except maybe toothless Black men picking off the disgusting obese, tatted, pierced, blue-haired White Whales of WalMart. To them, maybe these are preferable to the bitchy, nasty-assed attitude of the Black, obese, ill-behaved ghetto-mama, the lowest-value of ALL women. Black men have no standards, however, given no one, they WILL bed the nastiest of the nasty ones.

    The far more common occurrence around Boston is White men with dark Mexican women and Black women. The White men are working guys, most of them with a little polish on them, driving Acura SUVs, shopping at Costco with Mrs. Dark and a mud-baby or two in tow.. Credit to the dark women: they’re SKINNY, tight-bodied little things. So white men aren’t marrying white obesity cases, by and large and White women of any high value aren’t marrying Black men of no wealth. Each is picking off the highest value of each race. White people are SO greedy!

    Miscongenation, sure, but I hate the notion of sleeping with a fat-White Land-Whale worse than sleeping with a skinny dark chick. I’d not produce children with either, nor would most men with a scrap of pride. But between the twin evils, fatties are the greater evil as long as children are out of the picture.

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  48. KenH says:

    ….but do they really have to bang us over the head with it like this?

    (((They))) are waging war against white genes and are utterly shameless in the methods they use. The end justifies the means. This is why if and when pro-whites ever gain power in this nation our policy should be to flood Israel with Africans and Muslims and force them to strike down their ban against marriage to non-Jews. We will also force them to appoint an Arab Muslim as their president so they can languish under the yoke of their enemies just like they are doing to whites in the West.

    We, the white people of the West must be at the forefront of multiculturalizing Israel and Jewish living spaces around the world. Back at ya Babs Lerner Spectre!

    Most commercials these days feature interracial couplings, usually a black or dark skinned male with an attractive white female with super wide smiles and their frizzy headed, coffee colored spawn although I’m seeing more with black and Latino women with white males. One commercial, can’t remember which, featured a white father, a Latino female or mother and a Nordic looking male child. Science needs to explain that one. Maybe she’s the step mom.

    The Making of an Army Officer. This is a beautifully-produced sixty-page booklet showing on the cover a white female, an East Asian male, and a black male.

    Rampant diversity in the military just might lead to the downfall of the exceptional nation’s military and a crack up of the empire. This is good as we won’t be able to project power worldwide and if we are we’ll likely get routed by the far more homogeneous militaries of China, Russia and Iran who aren’t subjecting themselves to insane social engineering. But maybe we’ll find a tranny Patton by then to keep things rolling along.

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  49. Girlfriend–Git yo’self a buck and head for the clean mountain air and cool clear lakes. Then join the army an’ beez all yous can beez!

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  50. I’ve noticed the bi-racial thing, too, and while I certainly don’t have any problem with mixed marriages, the blatant virtue signaling irritates me. It just seems stupid to pretend that black-white couples are any more than 10% of the population – probably less than that.

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    Try one or two percent.
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  51. So a Professor of Anthropology wrote a book about bullshit jobs, huh?

    The ironic irony is so iron-like, it might as well be made out of iron.

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  52. Strangely enough, it’s not just the US Army:

    It’s almost like – I dunno – kind of a plan or something…

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  53. Terrell says:

    Every 480 seconds

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    Every 480 seconds
     
    No. Least common multiple--120. The 2 factor in both the 6s cycle and 10s cycle are "excess baggage"--covered by the 8s cycle.
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  54. @Truth

    ADS SHOWING WHITE WOMEN WITH BLACK MEN MAKE ME VOMIT….SYMPTOM OF A SICK SOCIETY.

    Yes, they really do. They make physically ill. They make my stomach churn and my blood boil.
     
    Friendly peice of advise, Sport...

    Get a hobby.

    Physician, heal thyself.

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  55. RodW says:

    I’ve done a lot of jobs including soldier, and nothing beats soldiering for bullshit, from every point of view.

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  56. RodW- I don’t know time frame you soldiered but the bullshit gets worse every year. More E-7s opt to retire at 20 years. They are afraid to raise their voices at female soldiers. Some women are so sensitive (like borderline personalities) that just about anything will upset them. Dedicated, unselfish NCOs were once safe in the combat arms branches but that has changed too.

    The biggest problem is that the die hard careerists put their families and careers well ahead of the truth and welfare of their troops. They will always use enlisted troops and low ranking officers as scapegoats whenever they need to. Yes, this has been going on for the ages but it is worse.

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  57. @Truth
    that’s because most she-boons are ugly and smell bad.

    I once had a ...she-boon come on pretty strong. Slipped me her phone# w/o my even asking. When I called,...

    ...Ok, another weak, butt-hurt-by-a-woman, lying, piece of useless fecal matter, beta-male.

    ??

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  59. njguy73 says:
    @Jim Christian
    We used to say we were defending Mom, Apple Pie and Chevrolet. These days, no such pretense exists. A majority of Moms are divorced sluts, apple pie is in a wax paper with the label Hostess (like the whore) and Chevrolet is a bent shit can imported from China. Free speech? That sailed 30 years ago. Not a society worth defending. You only do it if you're desperate for a job. Any other reason is in vain. Even the defenders, say one wrong word (as defined on the spur of the moment as feminists define the wrong word with no penalty to themselves) they're dead. Feminists can say cunt, not men. The problem started with giving fat chicks of feminism a say. Fat chicks that contribute nothing, defining our rights to free speech. We used to ignore fat chicks. How did fat chicks come to matter to anyone but chubby-chasers?

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.

    As Mark Steyn put it in America Alone, regarding the possibility of an Islamic takeover of the U.S.:

    Whenever I make that point, lefties always respond, “Oh, well, that’s typical right-wing racism.” In fact, it ought to be the Left’s issue. I’m a “social conservative.” When the mullahs take over, I’ll grow my beard a little fuller, get a couple extra wives, and keep my head down. It’s the feminists and gays who’ll have a tougher time. If, say, three of the five judges on the Massachusetts Supreme Court are Muslim, what are the chances of them approving “gay marriage”?

    https://coldread.wordpress.com/2012/05/10/america-alone-by-mark-steyn/

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    More to the point, what’s the chance that those judges will uphold laws condemning people to prison or death for homosexuality? Pretty good, I’d wager.
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  60. John, you’re wrong about the medieval monks. They did their prayers in addition to their work, which they did to survive.

    Monasteries made huge contributions to the economic development of Europe in the Middle Ages.

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  61. wraith67 says:

    I’m not sure what term should be used to describe Afghanistan, but “stalemate” isn’t it. All of the senior leadership of the Taliban and various warlords reside full time in Pakistan and never venture into Afghanistan. They’re so used to our not going after them in Pakistan, they’ve dispensed with the notions of OPSEC. They have an annual Shura (meeting) in Quetta just before spring, where all the leaders of the various factions make the war plan for the fighting season. One 2000 lb. JDAM (bomb) would eliminate 99% of the problem there. But we don’t do anything about it. To make matters worse, Pakistan has an official policy of keeping Afghanistan destabilized so they don’t ally with India. The Paki ISI trains, funds, and arms insurgents (in fact has training camps literally on the AF/PAK border), then sends them back in to Afghanistan to raise hell, and kill whoever, including our own people. We’ve known about this through our intelligence collection platforms for over a decade, and yet we still send the Pakis $millions. The idea that we’re there to “prevent Afghanistan from becoming a terrorist safehaven” is preposterous at this point, the entire country of Pakistan is the terrorist safehaven. Maybe a better term for Afghanistan would be debacle.

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  62. @Terrell
    Every 480 seconds

    Every 480 seconds

    No. Least common multiple–120. The 2 factor in both the 6s cycle and 10s cycle are “excess baggage”–covered by the 8s cycle.

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  63. @Fidelios Automata
    I've noticed the bi-racial thing, too, and while I certainly don't have any problem with mixed marriages, the blatant virtue signaling irritates me. It just seems stupid to pretend that black-white couples are any more than 10% of the population - probably less than that.

    Try one or two percent.

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  64. @njguy73

    I eagerly await the Caliphate.
     
    As Mark Steyn put it in America Alone, regarding the possibility of an Islamic takeover of the U.S.:

    Whenever I make that point, lefties always respond, “Oh, well, that’s typical right-wing racism.” In fact, it ought to be the Left’s issue. I’m a “social conservative.” When the mullahs take over, I’ll grow my beard a little fuller, get a couple extra wives, and keep my head down. It’s the feminists and gays who’ll have a tougher time. If, say, three of the five judges on the Massachusetts Supreme Court are Muslim, what are the chances of them approving “gay marriage”?
     
    https://coldread.wordpress.com/2012/05/10/america-alone-by-mark-steyn/

    More to the point, what’s the chance that those judges will uphold laws condemning people to prison or death for homosexuality? Pretty good, I’d wager.

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    More to the point, what’s the chance that those judges will uphold laws condemning people to prison or death for homosexuality? Pretty good, I’d wager.

    I'd actually wager the opposite. Just look at Nancy Pelosi, a typical Roman Catholic politician:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/us/politics/in-pelosi-strong-catholic-faith-and-abortion-rights-coexist.html

    Muslims will go the same compartmentalized route as Catholics. Just look at Kieth Ellison.
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  65. Anonymous[150] • Disclaimer says:

    Friendly tip: Keep the lives of your children out of your public writings. They don’t like it, don’t want it and won’t thank you for it.

    (Source: my mother is a writer)

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  66. What’s really funny is seeing a black guy in a boat. How much did they have to pay him for that?

    And you should have something against miscegenation, at least the k-selected variety (#BleachRight represent).

    I realize it’s difficult at 70 but you can admit you were wrong.

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  67. @Sunbeam
    "It’s always black male – white female, never (or hardly ever) the reverse."

    They need to get really kinky and go Asian Male/Black Female.

    That’s actually becoming a thing, and when you think about it, it’s surprising it took so long, for obvious reasons:

    They need to get really kinky and go Asian Male/Black Female.

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wd739w/inside-the-asian-men-black-women-online-dating-scene-456

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    I'll bet this dude gets a lot of black tang... But then he would take most of ya'll broads, and probably Derb's wife too...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lx-3Ex2AxU
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  68. @RadicalCenter
    More to the point, what’s the chance that those judges will uphold laws condemning people to prison or death for homosexuality? Pretty good, I’d wager.

    More to the point, what’s the chance that those judges will uphold laws condemning people to prison or death for homosexuality? Pretty good, I’d wager.

    I’d actually wager the opposite. Just look at Nancy Pelosi, a typical Roman Catholic politician:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/us/politics/in-pelosi-strong-catholic-faith-and-abortion-rights-coexist.html

    Muslims will go the same compartmentalized route as Catholics. Just look at Kieth Ellison.

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  69. Truth says:
    @Ray Huffman
    That's actually becoming a thing, and when you think about it, it's surprising it took so long, for obvious reasons:

    They need to get really kinky and go Asian Male/Black Female.

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wd739w/inside-the-asian-men-black-women-online-dating-scene-456

    I’ll bet this dude gets a lot of black tang… But then he would take most of ya’ll broads, and probably Derb’s wife too…

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    That's cool. I wish there was a white guy who was a great rapper...
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  70. @Truth
    I'll bet this dude gets a lot of black tang... But then he would take most of ya'll broads, and probably Derb's wife too...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lx-3Ex2AxU

    That’s cool. I wish there was a white guy who was a great rapper…

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