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Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, available exclusively on VDARE.com

There was a rally last week in Montgomery, the Alabama state capital in support of U.S. senate candidate Roy Moore, who I very much want to win December 12th, mainly because he’s so not a Ryan-McConnell Establishment Republican donor puppet empty-suit-bot. The newsworthy thing about this rally: it was all-female. It was in fact organized by Kayla Moore, the candidate’s wife. Quote from her:

I have been married to my husband for over 32 years. He was a graduate of West Point and served our country in Vietnam and he has always been an officer and a gentleman. He is a loving father and a grandfather. Most important, he is a Christian.

[Women are standing up for Roy Moore, By Bob Fredericks, NY Post, November 25, 2017]

A poll published Thursday this week had Roy Moore up seven points over his liberal Democrat opponent for the senate seat. That’s shortly after a different poll showed him six points ahead.

So it looks as though voters may not give the charges of long-ago sexual harassment made against Moore much weight; just as they didn’t when they were made against Donald Trump last year, as they didn’t when made against Bill Clinton twenty years ago.

In politics at least, the sexual harassment charge just isn’t very potent.

Say what you like against democracy, but sometime the voters are the only ones showing any sense of proportion. Otherwise what my New York Post calls the Pervnado rages on, with angry or tearful women appearing out of the underbrush to accuse famous men of having groped them twenty or thirty years ago. TV actors and talk-show hosts get fired; movie-studio bosses take forced leave of absence; only politicians go on getting elected.

I confess I’ve lost interest in the whole silly business. The famous people are in any case less and less famous. My own acquaintance with celebrity culture is sketchy at best, and the latest tranche of defendants are mainly just names that I’m vaguely aware of but can’t confidently place in any context.

Some model, for example, has accused Russell Simmons of raping her in 1998. When I saw that headline I thought “Wha?” Isn’t Russell Simmons that annoying homosexual bloke who makes exercise videos? He raped a model? A female model? Is anyone expected to believe that?

But no, apparently that’s someone else. Celebritywise, I’m clueless.

Charlie Rose I’m a bit more sure of. He has some talking-head show on some network I never watch. Now I find out he’s a liberal, so plainly I haven’t been missing anything.

I do know who Al Franken is. He’s a senator from one of the midwestern states. Given his voting record, though—NumbersUSA has him an F-minus on immigration—I can’t work up much indignation about whatever it is he’s supposed to have done. It looks pretty picayune anyway—normal workplace horsing around the last time I was an employee, back in the Clinton administration.

Ah yes, the Clinton administration. That’s the one that was nearly brought down by accusations that Bill Clinton did the kind of things all these celebrity Liberals are being hounded out of their jobs for doing. Clinton was of course stoutly defended by, yes, Liberals.

Now Liberals, especially female ones who feel they need to get aboard the anti-male locomotive, are twisting themselves into pretzels trying to square their attitudes then with their attitudes now.

One of my own state’s senators, Liberal Democrat Gyno-American Kirsten Gillibrand, told the New York Times that she thought Clinton should have resigned after his affair with Monica Lewinsky became known. Then, having said that, she went into pretzel mode. Listen to her trying to jam her left foot into her right ear, quote:

“Things have changed today, and I think under those circumstances there should be a very different reaction. And I think in light of this conversation, we should have a very different conversation about President Trump, and a very different conversation about allegations against him.”

[Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair, Kirsten Gillibrand Says, By Jennifer Steinhauer, NYT, November 16, 2017]

See, the important thing is to redirect the hysteria towards President Trump. If that means an empty, meaningless, way-too-late swipe at Bubba, well hey.

Still, those of us Americans still grimly holding on to our sanity in all the swirling hysterias can take some slight comfort from the fact that up in the frozen tundra to our north, in what I grew up hearing called the Dominion of Canada, things are even worse.

The current moral panic up there is over pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, they. For reasons I can’t be bothered to understand, and which I most likely wouldn’t be able to understand if I could be bothered, it is now considered a gross moral failing up there to address a person by the wrong pronoun, where “wrong” is defined to mean “upsetting to the person.”

Why would a pronoun be upsetting? Well, if you are a guy but believe yourself to be a girl, hearing yourself spoken of as male is upsetting; and vice versa for girls who believe they are guys. So we are told.

How many such people are there, actually? The New York Times says it’s 0.6 percent of the adult population—say one in 170. [Estimate of U.S. Transgender Population Doubles to 1.4 Million Adults, By Jan Hoffman, June 30, 2016] How am I supposed to know one when I see one, so I can avoid giving offense? This no-one can tell me, not even the New York Times. Perhaps they wear a badge or something, I don’t know. I don’t get out much.

It seems. an awfully trivial issue to be roiling the Dominion, but roiling the Dominion it is—especially, of course, in institutes of higher education, where they speak of little else.

That’s the background to the creepiest video clip of the week out of Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario.

Laurier, as the university is known for short, has a Department of Communication Studies where, I quote from the website:

We study the intersection of language, media and culture from an interdisciplinary perspective and train students in the histories, theories, and methodologies of Communication Studies.

Young teaching assistant Lindsay Shepherd has been teaching a course to first-year students, a course on critical thinking skills. On November 1st she sought to use this topic of pronouns as a way for her students to exercise the critical thinking skills they were, one hopes, acquiring.

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She gave the students some information on various approaches to the issue. Among those various approaches was the approach of Jordan Peterson, Professor of Psychology at the nearby University of Toronto. Prof. Peterson has attained some notoriety in the Dominion by making public his view that the fuss about pronouns is a heap of moose dung. He has refused to accept the position maintained by the Canadian government, that referring to someone by the pronoun “he” when the person would prefer “she” or “they” or “xe” or “Fin-tim-lin-bin-whin-bim-lim-bus-stop-F’tang-F’tang-Olé-Biscuitbarrel,” is tantamount to genocide.

So Ms. Shepherd showed a brief video clip of Prof. Peterson explaining his position as part of her coverage of the issue to her class.

A week after playing that video clip to her class, Ms. Shepherd learned that some unknown number of her 48 students, quite possibly just one of them, had complained to the college administration that the video clip was a violation of the student’s human rights.

Ms. Shepherd was called into a meeting with three members of the Laurier faculty: Herbert Pimlott, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Nathan Rambukkana, an Assistant Professor in the department, and Adria Joel, manager of Gendered Violence Prevention and Support at the school. Yes, apparently that’s a job.

Ms. Shepherd took the precaution of secretly taping this interview. The tape is 43 minutes long, but if you can spare the time you should listen to it. It offers a terrifying glimpse into the Cultural Marxist mind that is absolutely dominant in academia, down here in the states as well as up there in the Dominion.

I’m working with a new computer here and a bit wary about downloads until I know my way around it, so I’ll just quote from the transcript at the National Post website. [Here’s the full recording of Wilfrid Laurier reprimanding Lindsay Shepherd for showing a Jordan Peterson video, by Tristin Hopper, November 20, 2017]

Here, for example, is Professor Pimlott, who to judge from his publication list is an old-line Marxist-Leninist—not merely a Cultural Marxist, an actual Dictatorship-of-the-Proletariat kulak-killer. He said, after Ms. Shepherd pointed out that Jordan Peterson is a public figure,

He’s a public figure, and a lot of people there like Richard Spencer of, I don’t like calling them alt-right, it gives them too much legitimacy, but Richard Spencer, right? The Nazis actually used, this is a historic … issues around the free speech idea in the 1920s in Weimar Germany as an issue around which which is what they’re using now. We know that someone like Richard Spencer is using theories and ideas that don’t have any academic credibility. He’s a public figure. But in terms of, if we introduce someone, we give them greater credibility in a certain condition. I agree that there are public figures out there that bring people, uh, bring hatred, target groups and if you look at statistically the degree of suicide attempts of trans people, young people, it’s the highest of any group in society. And, you know, it’s, you go through … Indigenous people … and so on. There are things that don’t have academic credibility and I just don’t think … personally think I have some problems., I have no problems. with the fact that these things are out there and people are going to engage them but we have to think of the atmosphere that we also create for the learning process.

Just to remind you: That lungful of illiterate turkey-gobble came out of an Associate Professor of Communication Studies in an accredited university.

Just one more. This is Assistant Professor Rambukkana, who as well as being the most fluent speaker of CultMarx jargon in the room, is also one of the scariest-looking critters I have ever set eyes on.

Quote from him:

“I understand the position that you’re coming from and your positionality, but the reality is that it has created a toxic climate for some of the students …”

When Ms. Shepherd tried to find out how many of her students had complained, the interrogation squad would not tell her.

We still don’t know.

We do, though, know where Wilfred Laurier University is coming from and their positionality. It is the same place of origin and the same positionality as the rest of the liberal-arts academy, there and here.

It’s the place of origin and positionality that has ultimately resulted in hysterical witch hunts like the Pervnado and against Judge Moore.

The case for destroying liberal-arts colleges and faculties by aerial bombardment, sowing the ground with salt, and assigning surviving faculty to hard labor for life on chain gangs in the Aleutian Islands, has been strong for some time.

With the release of that tape, it got stronger.

Listen to the dreadful thing and try to tell me you don’t agree.

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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.

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  1. Stick says:

    Well Derb, your time spent in Red China seems to have been fortuitous. I doubt you ever expected to see a Cultural Revolution in the US or Canada. I wonder if this university has a History Department? It would make a lot of sense to offer a course on China’s Cultural Revolution to warn the young innocents of what’s afoot.

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  2. Art Deco says:

    The solution to the problem is simple, and one that will never be implemented: dissolve the communications department and put all of its faculty out on the street.

    ==

    Re Moore: one reason he may triumph is that the whole mess of accusations was cooked up by the Washington Post. There are seven discrete accusations against him thus far, of which four incorporate material which renders them exceedingly untrustworthy if not discredited. The other three are weak broth, consisting of Moore taking out girls in their late teens and playing his guitar for them &c.

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    "There are seven discrete accusations against him thus far, of which four incorporate material which renders them exceedingly untrustworthy if not discredited. The other three are weak broth..."

    Shorter: the accusations that are credible are not serious, and the accusations that are serious are not credible.
    , @Dahlia
    If I remember correctly, there was just one alleged crime. Everything else is insinuated to be criminal, to bolster the one. This just isn't good journalism, especially given the serious nature of what's alleged. It should have been a red flag when the woman conditioned her story on them finding others. And then to honor this request by including two adults who were creeped out as though that implies he must be guilty of the serious crime? I think one must have a pathological hatred for the man to think this displayed good judgment.

    People can keep repeating that the WaPo story was good, but it doesn't make it so (the New Yorker article about the Mall was even more dreadful). They said the same thing about Sabrina Erdely's piece and we all remember the hell that rained down on us for questioning it at Steve's and Richard Bradley's blog.

    Personally, right now fwiw, I'd put my confidence that Moore is an innocent man at 85-90%.

    Anyway, what I wanted to say even more is that I'm getting concerned about the letdown in the MSM that is going to happen when Moore wins. And make no mistake, he will win.
    So much of this election brings back Hillary vs Trump, particularly the bubble that is DC, a place where Trump got only 4 or 6% of the vote.
    They see the polls. They know Alabama's voting history. And yet they still think Moore has a chance of losing.
    The hubris and provincialism get me the most, and again, these were features of 2016, but even more so here.
    To them, young marriage is *obviously* gross and a wide age difference between spouses is *obviously* predatory... yeah, that's not exactly the view most people have in the South. In Alabama. Where the election is taking place. I'm kind of laughing at how utterly insulting it's all been.

    Truth be told, I think this prejudice against these kinds of marriages in the South is what got the ball rolling on this allegation and not the other way around. There is a visceral, feminist hatred for them.
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  3. Svigor says:

    manager of Gendered Violence Prevention and Support at the school

    Both supporting and preventing gendered violence sounds like a very strange job, even if one assumes “gendered violence” makes sense.

    if you look at statistically the degree of suicide attempts of trans people, young people, it’s the highest of any group in society.

    Yeah, that couldn’t be because they have heads full of bad wiring, or anything.

    I’d’ve immediately interrupted this asshat to tell him that whites have much higher suicide rates than blacks. (And yes, whites are more neurotic than blacks, at least in the ways that lead to direct self-harm)

    The case for destroying liberal-arts colleges and faculties by aerial bombardment, sowing the ground with salt, and assigning surviving faculty to hard labor for life on chain gangs in the Aleutian Islands, has been strong for some time.

    With the release of that tape, it got stronger.

    Listen to the dreadful thing and try to tell me you don’t agree.

    I don’t need to listen, Derb; I agree. Sign me up for the Right-Wing Death Squads.

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  4. “train students in the histories, theories, and methodologies of Communication Studies.”

    My old Philosophy professor used to point out that to “train” was not equivalent to “educating”. “Train” evokes images of lions in cages or pigeons in Skinner boxes–not a bad analogy really. These kids are being trained to peck the right button. Red square=reward. White circle=disciplinary action.

    Coincidently–or maybe essentially–note the substitution of nouns for verbs in the description above. Students won’t learn history or study and formulate theory nor will they master the methods of communication. They will be trained in “nouns”, “nouns” and “nouns” of “noun”. They will study an “intersection”–another noun.

    What this tells us is that the method, the history, the theory have already been completely worked out and that all the student must do is to learn to repeat them by rote. An odd claim for a social science isn’t it? In undergrad Physics or Calculus we expect this. There isn’t much up for debate in the fundamental Laws and Rules. But in sociology or communications? Didn’t communication used to involve two people? Back and forth? Give and take? Not when controlling the behavior of a pigeon or rat in a box, it doesn’t.

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  5. Ivy says:

    Kafka’s “The Trial” is part of the Laurier personnel manual. How progressive.

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  6. David says:

    Derbyshire is on the right side of history to connect the heart-ectomatic ways of our Salvadoran guests to their ancestors, the ancient Maya, who excised hearts too. I’m pretty sure Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” was depicting Maya. There’s some good heart wrenching in that movie.

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  7. Renoman says:

    Go Roy!

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  8. If Roy Moore gets elected, it would be either because the public has lost all trust in the media, or that people despise the establishment so much they would rather elect a morally questionable anti-establishment to office. Neither the establishment nor the media will come off smelling like roses in this scenario.

    Academia is just like the media and Hollywood, brain dead and morally bankrupt, like all other institutions run by Jews.

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    If Roy Moore gets elected, it would be either because the public has lost all trust in the media
     
    This is Alabama, solid Republican state since 1984.

    Alabama victory margins
    +1 : Reagan '80
    +22 : Reagan '84
    +19 : Bush (Sr.) '88
    +7 : Bush (Sr.) '92 (and 11 to Perot)
    +7 : Dole '96 (and 6 to Perot)
    +15 : Bush '00
    +26 :Bush '04
    +22 : McCain '08
    +22 : Romney '12
    +28 : Trump '16
    +?? : Trump '20

    You will notice the closest margin since the Great Southern Realignment was complete by the early 1980s were the two Bill Clinton campaigns. If combining Dole and Perot votes, though, '92 was still R+18 and '96 was R+13.

    You will notice that Trump did better in Alabama, won by a more comfortable margin, than any Republican ever, exceeding even the great '84 avalanche victory for Reagan and Bush '04 (the former no doubt still had some White Dixiecrat holdouts voting D, all of whom were R by the 2000s). The Trump '16 margin pushes near +30 if assigning Jill Stein votes [0.4%] to D and Gary Johnson votes [2.1%] to R (Trump).

    The next closest margin to Trump's huge victory was Bush '04 (+26), in which third-parties had no net effect, i.e., the small number of Nader votes [0.4%] and Badnarik an Peroutka votes [0.3%] canceled each other out. But note that 2004 turnout was 55.5% and 2016's was 66%. (All this info is from Wiki). MAGA and Trump Politics is a big and easy winner in Alabama, and across most of the wide swathe of America (Trump nearly took Minnesota for God's sake). Why no one figured this out in past years would be, to the Martian observer and naive believer in democracy, just baffling.
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  9. Vinteuil says:
    @Art Deco
    The solution to the problem is simple, and one that will never be implemented: dissolve the communications department and put all of its faculty out on the street.

    ==

    Re Moore: one reason he may triumph is that the whole mess of accusations was cooked up by the Washington Post. There are seven discrete accusations against him thus far, of which four incorporate material which renders them exceedingly untrustworthy if not discredited. The other three are weak broth, consisting of Moore taking out girls in their late teens and playing his guitar for them &c.

    “There are seven discrete accusations against him thus far, of which four incorporate material which renders them exceedingly untrustworthy if not discredited. The other three are weak broth…”

    Shorter: the accusations that are credible are not serious, and the accusations that are serious are not credible.

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    That's just medium woke, I'm ok with this.
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  11. … as they didn’t when made against Bill Clinton twenty years ago.

    I don’t think that statement can be made, and there was more to it. In 1998, the voters were still not used to Presidents lying quite that blatantly to their faces as they wagged their fingers at the camera, yet. The story was about the lying more than the harassment bit, which came up during investigations into perjury by Pres. Clinton. Some outrage over the harassment may have helped get the Senate in a better position to start an impeachment process about this perjury though.

    Bill Clinton WAS impeached but not convicted. The harassment business wasn’t important in the next election, as this was during the middle of Clinton’s 2nd term, so we can’t tell if outrage over sexual harassment would have mattered.

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  12. Just stop making student loans and this shit comes to an end. Glad I could help.

    Judge Moore is not my cup of tea. But he is running against the establishment. I very much hope he will win. Compared to his enemies Judge Moore is the Prince Of Peace.

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    @Orwellian State
    If Roy Moore gets elected, it would be either because the public has lost all trust in the media, or that people despise the establishment so much they would rather elect a morally questionable anti-establishment to office. Neither the establishment nor the media will come off smelling like roses in this scenario.

    Academia is just like the media and Hollywood, brain dead and morally bankrupt, like all other institutions run by Jews.

    If Roy Moore gets elected, it would be either because the public has lost all trust in the media

    This is Alabama, solid Republican state since 1984.

    Alabama victory margins
    +1 : Reagan ’80
    +22 : Reagan ’84
    +19 : Bush (Sr.) ’88
    +7 : Bush (Sr.) ’92 (and 11 to Perot)
    +7 : Dole ’96 (and 6 to Perot)
    +15 : Bush ’00
    +26 :Bush ’04
    +22 : McCain ’08
    +22 : Romney ’12
    +28 : Trump ’16
    +?? : Trump ’20

    You will notice the closest margin since the Great Southern Realignment was complete by the early 1980s were the two Bill Clinton campaigns. If combining Dole and Perot votes, though, ’92 was still R+18 and ’96 was R+13.

    You will notice that Trump did better in Alabama, won by a more comfortable margin, than any Republican ever, exceeding even the great ’84 avalanche victory for Reagan and Bush ’04 (the former no doubt still had some White Dixiecrat holdouts voting D, all of whom were R by the 2000s). The Trump ’16 margin pushes near +30 if assigning Jill Stein votes [0.4%] to D and Gary Johnson votes [2.1%] to R (Trump).

    The next closest margin to Trump’s huge victory was Bush ’04 (+26), in which third-parties had no net effect, i.e., the small number of Nader votes [0.4%] and Badnarik an Peroutka votes [0.3%] canceled each other out. But note that 2004 turnout was 55.5% and 2016′s was 66%. (All this info is from Wiki). MAGA and Trump Politics is a big and easy winner in Alabama, and across most of the wide swathe of America (Trump nearly took Minnesota for God’s sake). Why no one figured this out in past years would be, to the Martian observer and naive believer in democracy, just baffling.

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  14. I’m listening to the recording. Miss Shepherd is doing great, considering she’s one against three, and that at least one of her tormenters is de facto her boss. It’s heartbreaking at the same time. The term “bullying” is much abused (and especially by twits like the ones here), but this is the real thing.

    I wish she’d just told them to f off.

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  15. Realist says:

    The question is what dumb ass sends their children to these crap universities?

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  16. “… Rambukkana, who as well as being the most fluent speaker of CultMarx jargon in the room, is also one of the scariest-looking critters I have ever set eyes on.”

    Yeah, I came across Hezbollah dudes in the ’80s, when they were still pretty rag-tag, who looked less evil than that, and at least they didn’t have unfettered access to brainwashing… er, educating our children.

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  17. Nathan Rambukkana is a Sinhalese immigrant from Sri Lanka. They’re a hard people, and I’ve met a couple of deconstruction “theorists” from the Indian sub-continent. They were notable for their impenetrable jargon and penchant for intellectual and personal bullying. Rambukkana is an example of a type.

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    Tangential question but: How did that affect the Civil War there? It appears to have been pretty brutal.
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  18. Benjaminl says:
    @PiltdownMan
    Nathan Rambukkana is a Sinhalese immigrant from Sri Lanka. They're a hard people, and I've met a couple of deconstruction "theorists" from the Indian sub-continent. They were notable for their impenetrable jargon and penchant for intellectual and personal bullying. Rambukkana is an example of a type.

    Tangential question but: How did that affect the Civil War there? It appears to have been pretty brutal.

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  19. Roger that, Commander Derb! Bombs away! As Christopher Walken puts it, “It’s time to kill.”

    Christopher Walken transcript:

    “You watch those nature documentaries on the cable? You see the one about lions? Look at this lion. He’s the king of the jungle, huge mane out to here. He’s laying down under a tree, in the middle of Africa. He’s so big, he’s so hot. He doesn’t want to move.

    “Now the little lion cubs, they start messing with him. Biting his tail, biting his ears. He doesn’t do anything. The lioness, she starts messing with him. Coming over, making trouble. Still: nothing. Now the other animals, they notice this. And they start to move in. The jackals, hyenas. They’re barking at him, laughing at him. They nip his toes, and eat the food that’s in his domain. They do this, and they get closer and closer, and bolder and bolder.

    “‘Til one day, that lion gets up and tears the s*** out of everybody. Runs like the wind, eats everything in his path. ‘Cause every once in a while, the lion has to show the jackals who he is.

    “It’s to late to be scared. It’s time to kill.”

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    Interesting remix of "the lion speech" from "Poolhall Junkies."

    There's just enough truth there to enlist a few ignorant, credulous & impressionable youngsters into the rag-tag army of guys who think Nazis are cool.
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  20. Laurier is a 4th -tier school AT BEST, and, like other academically uncompetitive Canadian universities facing declining enrolment, is trying to position itself to attract ANY applicant–the more delusional, the better. The proliferation, in these schools, of post-modern programs and BS degrees is a desperate attempt to stay alive. After all, the emotionally unstable and intellectually inferior need SOME academic validation, don’t they, you haters–you!

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  21. Vinteuil says:
    @Hank Rearden
    Roger that, Commander Derb! Bombs away! As Christopher Walken puts it, "It's time to kill."

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pk4XcOIAlog

    Christopher Walken transcript:

    “You watch those nature documentaries on the cable? You see the one about lions? Look at this lion. He’s the king of the jungle, huge mane out to here. He’s laying down under a tree, in the middle of Africa. He’s so big, he’s so hot. He doesn’t want to move.

    “Now the little lion cubs, they start messing with him. Biting his tail, biting his ears. He doesn’t do anything. The lioness, she starts messing with him. Coming over, making trouble. Still: nothing. Now the other animals, they notice this. And they start to move in. The jackals, hyenas. They’re barking at him, laughing at him. They nip his toes, and eat the food that’s in his domain. They do this, and they get closer and closer, and bolder and bolder.

    "‘Til one day, that lion gets up and tears the s*** out of everybody. Runs like the wind, eats everything in his path. ‘Cause every once in a while, the lion has to show the jackals who he is.

    "It's to late to be scared. It's time to kill."
     

    Interesting remix of “the lion speech” from “Poolhall Junkies.”

    There’s just enough truth there to enlist a few ignorant, credulous & impressionable youngsters into the rag-tag army of guys who think Nazis are cool.

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    Said the sad cuck fawning over his wife's son who thinks WWII was the "good war."
    , @El Dato
    You can say what you want, but Nazis ARE cool.

    Otherwise there wouldn't be any Nazi LARPing around.

    Their supremacism, dumb ignorant politics and bratty state employee internecine struggles sucked though, they deserved what they got.


    The case for destroying liberal-arts colleges and faculties by aerial bombardment, sowing the ground with salt, and assigning surviving faculty to hard labor for life on chain gangs in the Aleutian Islands, has been strong for some time.
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tnod9vtB4xA
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  22. pyrrhus says:

    You are being too soft, Derb. Nuke them from orbit…

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  23. Dahlia says:
    @Art Deco
    The solution to the problem is simple, and one that will never be implemented: dissolve the communications department and put all of its faculty out on the street.

    ==

    Re Moore: one reason he may triumph is that the whole mess of accusations was cooked up by the Washington Post. There are seven discrete accusations against him thus far, of which four incorporate material which renders them exceedingly untrustworthy if not discredited. The other three are weak broth, consisting of Moore taking out girls in their late teens and playing his guitar for them &c.

    If I remember correctly, there was just one alleged crime. Everything else is insinuated to be criminal, to bolster the one. This just isn’t good journalism, especially given the serious nature of what’s alleged. It should have been a red flag when the woman conditioned her story on them finding others. And then to honor this request by including two adults who were creeped out as though that implies he must be guilty of the serious crime? I think one must have a pathological hatred for the man to think this displayed good judgment.

    People can keep repeating that the WaPo story was good, but it doesn’t make it so (the New Yorker article about the Mall was even more dreadful). They said the same thing about Sabrina Erdely’s piece and we all remember the hell that rained down on us for questioning it at Steve’s and Richard Bradley’s blog.

    Personally, right now fwiw, I’d put my confidence that Moore is an innocent man at 85-90%.

    Anyway, what I wanted to say even more is that I’m getting concerned about the letdown in the MSM that is going to happen when Moore wins. And make no mistake, he will win.
    So much of this election brings back Hillary vs Trump, particularly the bubble that is DC, a place where Trump got only 4 or 6% of the vote.
    They see the polls. They know Alabama’s voting history. And yet they still think Moore has a chance of losing.
    The hubris and provincialism get me the most, and again, these were features of 2016, but even more so here.
    To them, young marriage is *obviously* gross and a wide age difference between spouses is *obviously* predatory… yeah, that’s not exactly the view most people have in the South. In Alabama. Where the election is taking place. I’m kind of laughing at how utterly insulting it’s all been.

    Truth be told, I think this prejudice against these kinds of marriages in the South is what got the ball rolling on this allegation and not the other way around. There is a visceral, feminist hatred for them.

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  24. KenH says:

    I’d love to be the predator drone operator unloading the ordnance on the liberal arts schools. Could also schedule a giveaway of Che Guevara t-shirts and mugs and when the shitlibs eagerly show up to collect them the hellfire missile will come a whistling down.

    (((Shitlib, Inc.))) has made such a mockery and mess of this nation that they should be shown no mercy.

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  25. RobinG says:

    The bell curve from Roy Moore to pedophilia – -

    Dr. Steve Pieczenik About Charlie Rose, Trump and…

    BTW, “…one of the scariest-looking critters I have ever set eyes on.” …This Derb fellow must be some sort of cowering wimp, eh?

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  26. @Vinteuil
    Interesting remix of "the lion speech" from "Poolhall Junkies."

    There's just enough truth there to enlist a few ignorant, credulous & impressionable youngsters into the rag-tag army of guys who think Nazis are cool.

    Said the sad cuck fawning over his wife’s son who thinks WWII was the “good war.”

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    OK, so you're trolling, and making a piss-poor job of it. Whatever.
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  27. Vinteuil says:
    @Hank Rearden
    Said the sad cuck fawning over his wife's son who thinks WWII was the "good war."

    OK, so you’re trolling, and making a piss-poor job of it. Whatever.

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    Trolling? I'm referring to an article critiquing the Brokawesque "Good War" right here on Unz. Maybe you don't read much?
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  28. There was a rally last week in Montgomery, the Alabama state capital in support of U.S. senate candidate Roy Moore, who I very much want to win December 12th, mainly because he’s so not a Ryan-McConnell Establishment Republican donor puppet empty-suit-bot.

    I get that, but tell me–apart from the Ten Commandments–what exactly is Roy Moore in favor of? I would find it a lot easier to support this guy if I knew what his positions on other issues were. In general, I’ve found most of the Christians to be big-time cucks (apart from social issues, of course). Is Moore really on board with the Trump agenda? (I mean Trump’s agenda back during the campaign, not the present Pau-Ryan-adulturated monstrosity.)

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    I’ve found most of the Christians to be big-time cucks

    Big Luther was a poster child cuck.

    Judge Moore has the potential to not be one.

    You have to take what you can get.

    He is definitely a loose cannon.
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  29. El Dato says:
    @Vinteuil
    Interesting remix of "the lion speech" from "Poolhall Junkies."

    There's just enough truth there to enlist a few ignorant, credulous & impressionable youngsters into the rag-tag army of guys who think Nazis are cool.

    You can say what you want, but Nazis ARE cool.

    Otherwise there wouldn’t be any Nazi LARPing around.

    Their supremacism, dumb ignorant politics and bratty state employee internecine struggles sucked though, they deserved what they got.

    The case for destroying liberal-arts colleges and faculties by aerial bombardment, sowing the ground with salt, and assigning surviving faculty to hard labor for life on chain gangs in the Aleutian Islands, has been strong for some time.

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    "You can say what you want, but Nazis ARE cool."
    They certainly had the coolest uniforms...& a lot of their weapons. were also quite "cool" too. However, they were a little too ... adamant for my taste.
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  30. El Dato says:
    @benjaminl
    Off-topic: Apparently the mathematical profession has become extremely Woke.

    https://www.quantamagazine.org/math-and-the-best-life-an-interview-with-francis-su-20170202/

    https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematician-federico-ardila-dances-to-the-joys-and-sorrows-of-discovery-20171120/

    That’s just medium woke, I’m ok with this.

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    Are there stages or degrees of Woke, like stirring, bleary-eyed, hit the snooze button, really gotta pee and such?
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  31. Ivy says:
    @El Dato
    That's just medium woke, I'm ok with this.

    Are there stages or degrees of Woke, like stirring, bleary-eyed, hit the snooze button, really gotta pee and such?

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  32. @El Dato
    You can say what you want, but Nazis ARE cool.

    Otherwise there wouldn't be any Nazi LARPing around.

    Their supremacism, dumb ignorant politics and bratty state employee internecine struggles sucked though, they deserved what they got.


    The case for destroying liberal-arts colleges and faculties by aerial bombardment, sowing the ground with salt, and assigning surviving faculty to hard labor for life on chain gangs in the Aleutian Islands, has been strong for some time.
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tnod9vtB4xA

    “You can say what you want, but Nazis ARE cool.”
    They certainly had the coolest uniforms…& a lot of their weapons. were also quite “cool” too. However, they were a little too … adamant for my taste.

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  33. @Vinteuil
    OK, so you're trolling, and making a piss-poor job of it. Whatever.

    Trolling? I’m referring to an article critiquing the Brokawesque “Good War” right here on Unz. Maybe you don’t read much?

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  34. Every time you see “served our country in Vietnam”
    You know you are dealing with a low IQ murderous piece of filth.

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  35. iffen says:
    @Seamus Padraig

    There was a rally last week in Montgomery, the Alabama state capital in support of U.S. senate candidate Roy Moore, who I very much want to win December 12th, mainly because he’s so not a Ryan-McConnell Establishment Republican donor puppet empty-suit-bot.
     
    I get that, but tell me--apart from the Ten Commandments--what exactly is Roy Moore in favor of? I would find it a lot easier to support this guy if I knew what his positions on other issues were. In general, I've found most of the Christians to be big-time cucks (apart from social issues, of course). Is Moore really on board with the Trump agenda? (I mean Trump's agenda back during the campaign, not the present Pau-Ryan-adulturated monstrosity.)

    I’ve found most of the Christians to be big-time cucks

    Big Luther was a poster child cuck.

    Judge Moore has the potential to not be one.

    You have to take what you can get.

    He is definitely a loose cannon.

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