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Weepy Globalist to be Replaced By Rumbustious Working Class Hero At Noon Friday
Can D.C. Suits Stand It?
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This is the Week of the Two Presidents—Donald Trump succeeds Barack Obama at noon on Friday January 20. Both men recently addressed major gatherings: Barack Obama made his official farewell to the nation, Donald Trump held his first formal press conference since being elected. Each event was highly characteristic. My take: I for one am glad we have heard the last of Obama. And Trump’s rumbustiousness is thrilling.

Obama stepped out in front of a huge audience in Chicago and delivered a long, gassy speech—51 minutes and 10 seconds. That’s 10 minutes longer than the Farewell Addresses of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ronald Reagan combined.

Bush 41 did not technically give a farewell address, although his speech to West Point cadets, the last of his presidency, is sometimes cited as such. I don’t know its duration, but the transcript runs to 3,300 words. The transcript of Obama’s farewell address is just short of 5,000 words, so he left Poppy Bush in the dust, too. This is a guy who really likes the sound of his own voice.

The gold standard in political speeches, so far as I’m concerned, was the one Calvin Coolidge delivered to the Massachusetts Senate 102 years ago, after being elected President of that body. It consisted of forty-four words, thus:

Honorable Senators: My sincerest thanks I offer you. Conserve the firm foundations of our institutions. Do your work with the spirit of a soldier in the public service. Be loyal to the Commonwealth and to yourselves, and be brief; above all things, be brief.

That makes the Gettysburg Address, at 272 words, look positively flabby. It makes Obama’s farewell address look morbidly obese.

What did Obama’s speech actually contain? Well, there was lots of “hope” and “change”: five “hopes” and sixteen “changes” by my count. I couldn’t actually pin down anything declarative about “hope”, but there was definitely a consistent theme on “change.” Change is good! Don’t be afraid of change! —

Constant change has been America’s hallmark; that it’s not something to fear but something to embrace … It [the antecedent for “it” seems to be the danger to us from terrorism and foreign dictators–JD] represents the fear of change; the fear of people who look or speak or pray differently …

If you fear change you are a bad person!

I’m sorry, Mr. President, but that is inane. Some change is good, some isn’t. Saying, “Change is good!” makes as much sense as saying, “Weather is good!” or “Vegetation is good!” If an asteroid were to strike the earth and wipe out the human race, that would be a major change, wouldn’t it? Not many of us would consider it good, though.

And just as change is not necessarily good, fear is not necessarily bad. We have the fear instinct for a very good reason: to preserve ourselves against dangers. We may argue about whether some one particular phenomenon is or is not dangerous, but fear itself is useful and valuable, not a failing or a weakness.

Take for example that “fear of people who look or speak or pray differently.” If people who look different from me in some one particular way have a homicide rate seven times that of people who look the same as me, and a robbery rate thirteen times, isn’t fear of those people rational? If violent acts of terrorism against innocent civilians are almost exclusively committed by people who pray a certain way, is not fear of people who pray that way justified?

And look at Obama’s illogical assumptions:

If we’re unwilling to invest in the children of immigrants, just because they don’t look like us, we will diminish the prospects of our own children—because those brown kids will represent a larger and larger share of America’s workforce.

Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown.

Note also the meteorological approach to immigration. It’s like the weather! Can’t do anything about it! In fact immigration is just a policy, that we can change at will. We could, without any offense to the Constitution, stop all immigration and require all noncitizens to leave our territory.

How would that be for “change”! To fear it would, of course, be weak and un-American.

And then there are Obama’s characteristic weaselly little half-truths:

I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans who are just as patriotic as we are.

I have no problem with the first half of that. I too reject discrimination against American citizens who are Muslims.

At the same time, and without any inconsistency I can see, I think we have all the Muslims we need. Islam doesn’t fit comfortably into non-Muslim nations. It creates problems that we’d be wise to avoid. Let’s stop all further settlement of Muslims in the U.S.A.

Again, I don’t know of any constitutional reason why we can’t do that.

But the second half, Obama’s assertion that Muslims are just as patriotic as we are, is open to question. It’s true in the sense that some Muslims, like some non-Muslims, are patriotic, while others aren’t. The proportions in each case bears examining. The non-patriotism of Muslim non-patriots is of a seriously different kind from the non-patriotism of Episcopalian, Catholic, Baptist, Congregationalist, Unitarian, Jewish, agnostic, atheist, and Wiccan non-patriots.

This slippery sleight of mouth is very Obamaesque. And personally, I could do without all the girlish emoting that Obama went in for towards the end of the speech. By the time he’d gotten through gushing over all the hope and change he’d generated, and over his wife and daughters, etc., there was, as several news outlets noted, not a dry eye in the house.[ Watch: ‘You Have Made Me Proud’ – President Obama’s Farewell Speech Is a Powerful Road-Map for Upholding Democracy , Black Entertainment Television, January 11, 3017]

From time to time I make a resolution never to vote for any person who has shed tears in public. Then I recall that this is somewhat un-American of me, and feel a bit ashamed. My fellow Americans mostly like that kind of thing, and I ought to yield to their taste.

I just can’t, though. I’m from a nation and a time that admired reserve, fortitude, and the stiff upper lip. “I have lost my leg, by God!” Lord Uxbridge told the Duke of Wellington on the field of Waterloo, as cannonballs whizzed by. “By God, and have you!” replied the Duke.

Those are my people. They’re dead now, or old, even in the Mother Country. But they had something that’s been lost, and the loss of which I regret very much.

Trump’s presser was comparable in wordage to Obama’s speech.

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The questions and answers, not counting the nested presentation by Trump’s lawyer, were seventy-four hundred words, of which by far the majority were Trump’s. So chances are Trump spoke more words than Obama. And they were pure Trumplish: unfiltered, demotic, boastful, pugnacious in self-defense, hyperbolic in praise, brutal in scorn, sometimes contradictory, occasionally nonsensical.

When he didn’t want to answer a question he just blustered. Would Obamacare guarantee coverage for current beneficiaries? Trump:

  • You’re gonna be very, very proud … of what we put forth having to do with health care … We’re going to be submitting, as soon as our secretary’s approved, almost simultaneously, shortly thereafter, a plan.
  • It’ll be repeal and replace. It will be essentially, simultaneously. It will be various segments, you understand, but will most likely be on the same day or the same week, but probably, the same day, could be the same hour.
  • So we’re gonna do repeal and replace, very complicated stuff. And we’re gonna get a health bill passed, we’re gonna get health care taken care of in this country … The plan will be repeal and replace Obamacare.
  • We’re going to have a health care that is far less expensive and far better.

Donald Trump’s News Conference: Full Transcript and Video, NYT, January 11, 2017

The information content of that answer is, let’s be frank, zero. You could in fact, in the spirit of Coolidge, you could make an economical translation of that 430-word answer from Trumplish into Coolidgean using just three words: “Wait and see.”

That’s OK, though. Donald Trump is by no means the first President to answer a reporter’s question with blustery evasion—by no means.

It was Trump’s style and demeanor at the presser that had us Trumpians clapping along with him. Those, and his one-liners. Four sample one-liners:

  • On the suggestion that Vladimir Putin helped Trump get elected: “If Putin likes Donald Trump, guess what, folks? That’s called an asset, not a liability.”
  • On the allegations in the BuzzFeed file about stuff he had paid those honey-trap hookers to do in Moscow: “I’m also very much of a germaphobe, by the way, believe me.”
  • On whether he thinks the American public is concerned about him not releasing his tax returns: “No, I don’t think they care at all.”
  • On Lindsey Graham proposing a bill for tougher sanctions on Russia: “I hadn’t heard Lindsey Graham was going to do that. Lindsey Graham. I’ve been competing with him for a long time. He is going to crack that one percent barrier one day.”

That’s the Trump we know and love. So was his reaction when a CNN reporter kept demanding to ask a question: “Don’t be rude. No, I’m not going to give you a question … You are fake news!

Similarly with BuzzFeed, which Trump said is, quote, “a failing pile of garbage.”

Along the lines of the old joke about Harry Truman and the word “manure,” I guess America should be glad he used the word “garbage.”

Of all the commentary on Trump’s presser, I think the one that got to the heart of the matter was Justin Webb’s in the Daily Mail, January 12th, pertaining to the point in the presser where Trump brought up his lawyer to explain about his business interests:

One of the reasons low-income Americans admire rich people is that they are do-ers who seem to live gilded lives, and not on the backs of the poor.

It’s the professional classes they don’t like—the lawyers and doctors and teachers, who invade their lives with bills and lectures. The people who look and sound like Hillary Clinton. Trump was showing that he, too, was under the cosh of the miserable lawyers—he even had one come to the podium.

And he was demonstrating that, despite this, he had admirably emerged with his businesses intact. I am no psychology professor, but this seemed to me to be playing to the gallery—i.e. those “ordinary” Americans who are so fed up with the political class—with something bordering on genius.

Bad news, Trump haters: This bonkers show has made him even MORE popular, writes JUSTIN WEBB. He played to the gallery with something bordering on genius…, By Justin Webb, The Daily Mail, January 13, 2017

Mailman Webb then goes on to warn that Trump might be too combative, too much the Alpha Male, for the suits in D.C. to put up with for long, so that they will find a way to force him out. Webb concludes:

If they succeed, it would be a bitter blow to the millions of working-class Americans who voted for Trump, folk who felt he alone among politicians understood their aspirations, and who would have been thrilled by his extraordinary, rumbustious performance this week. It would again confirm their view that the political establishment looks after its own—while the “little people” are brushed aside.

I don’t think I count as working-class. My hands are rather soft, and I only wear boots for hiking or shoveling snow. I’ll admit that I was thrilled by Trump’s performance, though, just as much as Justin Webb’s hypothetical working-class Americans.

And yes, like Webb, I worry that Trump’s don’t-give-a-damn rumbustiousness may be too much for the seat-warmers and log-rollers of Washington, D.C.—among which category I would include our intelligence agencies—to the degree that they will find some way to unseat him.

Watch your back, Mr. President-Elect. Richard Nixon was way less rumbustious than you are; but they took down Nixon.

And in case you’re wondering, listeners, “rumbustious” is indeed a word—I looked it up.

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’s had two books published by VDARE.com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and From the Dissident Right II: Essays 2013. His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.

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  1. Another great article by El Derbo. BTW an alternate version of Wellington’s reply to Uxbridge goes, “By Jove, so you have!” Whatever his merits the Duke was not strong on empathy. But if he was, w0uld he have been such a winning general?

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  2. Justin Webb was the BBCs US correspondent for years (as was his father) . He’s also one of the presenters of the R4 Today programme.

    (BBC is still in nonstop ‘take down Trump’ mode, every other day the headline starts ‘Donald Trump has provoked outrage’. Today on R4 we had the Observer’s literary editor in conversation about Trump with Malcolm Gladwell – I wonder if that was positive or negative?)

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  3. God bless Donald!!!

    However….the much larger issue….to quote Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz:”Toto…I don’t think we are in Kansas anymore…”

    Secession is just around the corner…it’s a comming.

    The demographic tsunami has already struck.

    The only viable option for The Historic Native Born White American Majority Working Class is hardcore Native Born White American Racial Patriotism that is economically populist and progressive….and isolationist and anti-war. I am talking about the hardcore racist late 19th century early 20th Century Native Born White American Working Class Labor Movement.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "Secession is just around the corner…it’s a comming."

    That is a pipe dream.

    Now, Derby...

    "This is a guy who really likes the sound of his own voice."

    Pot, meet kettle.

    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn't matter if you are white or non-white.

    "At the same time, and without any inconsistency I can see, I think we have all the Muslims we need."

    Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!

    "But the second half, Obama’s assertion that Muslims are just as patriotic as we are, is open to question. It’s true in the sense that some Muslims, like some non-Muslims, are patriotic, while others aren’t. The proportions in each case bears examining.

    Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?

    "The non-patriotism of Muslim non-patriots is of a seriously different kind from the non-patriotism of Episcopalian, Catholic, Baptist, Congregationalist, Unitarian, Jewish, agnostic, atheist, and Wiccan non-patriots."

    This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal. Now, using Derbs logic, the non-patriotism of Jew non-patriots is also noteworthy for being a "different kind". Because Jews cause all kinds of havoc, right?

    "Richard Nixon was way less rumbustious than you are; but they took down Nixon."

    Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. Certainly, Woodward and Bernstein and others employed questionable means during their investigation, but the LARGER issue was to expose the lies of an administration. Julian Assange and Edward Snowden merely copied the strategies of these two reporters, yet somehow they are lionized for their uncovering despite their covert means to obtain information?

  4. I’m somewhat less worried about Fort Marcy. Important difference between Trump and Nixon or Reagan: Trump has his own security forces, both physical and cyber. He doesn’t have to rely on the Deepstate-owned Secret Service.

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He’s been ‘controversial’ for decades and he’s been watching his back effectively for decades.

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    • Replies: @WorkingClass
    There will likely be gunplay at the Inaugural. At Maidan snipers shot people on both sides of the conflict. Maidan is the model for the coup against Trump. Either there will be an Erdogan style purge or Trump will be impeached, imprisoned or martyred.
    , @Miro23

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He’s been ‘controversial’ for decades and he’s been watching his back effectively for decades.
     
    The Zionists, CIA and FBI could finish with Trump in no time at all, but the problem is that it's not just Trump, he's only riding a wave. Eliminate Trump and they could get something much worse, so they probably calculate that it's better to try to corrupt Trump ( he's a dealmaker) despite his connection to the thing that they fear the most i.e. Radical Anglo Nationalism.
    , @JGarbo
    Only Trump (and his naive followers here) believe one man can run the US. The Deep State will soon educate him if he doesn't get it himself. He's a new player in an old game and the stakes are literally life or death..
  5. I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans who are just as patriotic as we are.

    Perhaps he accepts discrimination against Muslim Americans whose patriotism differs, or is less than, “us,” whoever that is? It’s a slimy, unctuous, political phrase.

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  6. Another good piece that ought to be gracing the pages of the Spectator and the Telegraph, if those publications were still traditionalist conservative and weren’t firmly in the grip of pc censorship and neoconnery.

    From time to time I make a resolution never to vote for any person who has shed tears in public. Then I recall that this is somewhat un-American of me, and feel a bit ashamed. My fellow Americans mostly like that kind of thing, and I ought to yield to their taste

    I agree entirely, and I don’t have the burden of having to try to assimilate to a foreign country’s culture, so I can say so without qualification. I don’t like men who openly display sentimentality and don’t respect them as leaders.

    Women are a different matter, but with a few unusual exceptions they don’t make good leaders anyway.

    By the way, here’s a matter that affects both your country of origin and your adopted one: how remarkable is it that supposedly serious people (“Theresa May’s advisers”) are reported as putting David Cameron forward as a candidate for Secretary General of NATO? The man who repeatedly displayed his complete unsuitability for any role in strategic decision making by not only pushing the disastrous destruction of Libya’s government in 2011 but, only two years later and with the costs of that earlier blunder in full view, actually wanted to do the same to Syria! Worse, not only did he evidently want to do it, but he lacked the competence to manage a compliant Parliament into giving him the required rubber stamp!

    Of course, it’s not all that remarkable if one ditches the naïve idea that those “advising May” are not either incompetent themselves or acting out of ulterior motives that are incompatible with any genuine British national interest.

    An optimist might suggest that perhaps clever subversion rather than stupidity is the explanation here. What better way to further undermine an institution that has long outlived its original purpose and has become a vehicle for troublemaking and disorder, yet has such deep institutional roots and serves such a useful role for nefarious US deep state purposes that it cannot be rooted out, than to put at its helm an individual so patently unsuited to such a role?

    But that is surely hopelessly optimistic. Most likely the obvious explanation is correct, that it is just another instance of the trademarked mix of incompetence and evil that seems to have been running US sphere foreign policy since the 1990s.

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    Weepy Globalist to be Replaced By Rumbustious Working Class Hero At Noon Friday
    Can D.C. Suits Stand It?

    One of the best headers ever.
    (Answer: yes, but barely. “It could be the end of think tanks as we know them”, they have been heard soughing.)

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  8. If we’re unwilling to invest in the children of immigrants, just because they don’t look like us…”

    This is precisely the error made by progressives immersed in the scuzzy identity politics bathtub. I don’t want to “invest” in the children of Irish illegal immigrants either. And they look a lot like me. Their parents are likely to be moronic leftists who arrived here with disdain and contempt for rule of law, no different than the parents of MS-13 gangbangers in Brentwood. Very basically, if you can’t stand in line like everyone else, you’re not worth investing in.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "Their parents are likely to be moronic leftists who arrived here with disdain and contempt for rule of law, no different than the parents of MS-13 gangbangers in Brentwood."

    That is an anti-white statement! Illegal Irish immigrants are BETTER than legal black residents! How dare you question the racial loyalty of the Irish toward the American white!
  9. @polistra
    I'm somewhat less worried about Fort Marcy. Important difference between Trump and Nixon or Reagan: Trump has his own security forces, both physical and cyber. He doesn't have to rely on the Deepstate-owned Secret Service.

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He's been 'controversial' for decades and he's been watching his back effectively for decades.

    There will likely be gunplay at the Inaugural. At Maidan snipers shot people on both sides of the conflict. Maidan is the model for the coup against Trump. Either there will be an Erdogan style purge or Trump will be impeached, imprisoned or martyred.

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  10. @War for Blair Mountain
    God bless Donald!!!


    However....the much larger issue....to quote Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz:"Toto...I don't think we are in Kansas anymore..."

    Secession is just around the corner...it's a comming.



    The demographic tsunami has already struck.


    The only viable option for The Historic Native Born White American Majority Working Class is hardcore Native Born White American Racial Patriotism that is economically populist and progressive....and isolationist and anti-war. I am talking about the hardcore racist late 19th century early 20th Century Native Born White American Working Class Labor Movement.

    “Secession is just around the corner…it’s a comming.”

    That is a pipe dream.

    Now, Derby…

    “This is a guy who really likes the sound of his own voice.”

    Pot, meet kettle.

    “Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown.”

    Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn’t matter if you are white or non-white.

    “At the same time, and without any inconsistency I can see, I think we have all the Muslims we need.”

    Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!

    “But the second half, Obama’s assertion that Muslims are just as patriotic as we are, is open to question. It’s true in the sense that some Muslims, like some non-Muslims, are patriotic, while others aren’t. The proportions in each case bears examining.

    Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?

    “The non-patriotism of Muslim non-patriots is of a seriously different kind from the non-patriotism of Episcopalian, Catholic, Baptist, Congregationalist, Unitarian, Jewish, agnostic, atheist, and Wiccan non-patriots.”

    This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal. Now, using Derbs logic, the non-patriotism of Jew non-patriots is also noteworthy for being a “different kind”. Because Jews cause all kinds of havoc, right?

    “Richard Nixon was way less rumbustious than you are; but they took down Nixon.”

    Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. Certainly, Woodward and Bernstein and others employed questionable means during their investigation, but the LARGER issue was to expose the lies of an administration. Julian Assange and Edward Snowden merely copied the strategies of these two reporters, yet somehow they are lionized for their uncovering despite their covert means to obtain information?

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    • Replies: @Skeptikal
    "Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. "

    Don't be silly.
    Read Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker, for the real story.
    The relevant chapters are available online at WhoWhatWhy.
    , @Mr. Anon
    "Pot, meet kettle."

    Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore.

    "Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn’t matter if you are white or non-white."

    Derb and his family are okay by me. You, however - I'd have no problem having you summarily deported.

    "Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!"

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    "Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?"

    Prior to 911? What's so special about that day? Gosh, what might have happened on that particular date. How many countries did Hitler invade before Czechoslovakia?

    "This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal."

    No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn't their country, it's just a place they happen to be.

    "Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate."

    You are a fool - a contemptible and stupid fool. Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy. He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone.

  11. @Bragadocious
    If we’re unwilling to invest in the children of immigrants, just because they don’t look like us..."


    This is precisely the error made by progressives immersed in the scuzzy identity politics bathtub. I don't want to "invest" in the children of Irish illegal immigrants either. And they look a lot like me. Their parents are likely to be moronic leftists who arrived here with disdain and contempt for rule of law, no different than the parents of MS-13 gangbangers in Brentwood. Very basically, if you can't stand in line like everyone else, you're not worth investing in.

    “Their parents are likely to be moronic leftists who arrived here with disdain and contempt for rule of law, no different than the parents of MS-13 gangbangers in Brentwood.”

    That is an anti-white statement! Illegal Irish immigrants are BETTER than legal black residents! How dare you question the racial loyalty of the Irish toward the American white!

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  12. Can you consult your ball and reveal next saturdays winning lotto numbers for a ten percent cut.

    Who the hell wants to paint such a horrendous scenario, what kind of sick sob are you.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist

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  13. Strangely enough, Trump has already done more to improve the lives of ordinary Americans by saving some jobs in Indianapolis, before he even takes office, than the last three presidents have accomplished in 24 years in office.

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  14. Trump is too thin skinned to last for 4 years. It will be fun for all watching him crash and burn. Working class hero my ass.

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  15. Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn’t enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion’s share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

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    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    " His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy ( actually extremely wealthy) white men"

    So it would have made you feel better if he had appointed a cabinet made up exclusively of poor people of color, right.
    I am thinking that you are German because your viewpoints are identical with the german leftist " Gutmensch" SJW worldview, and you simply do not comprehend that average Americans are not jealous or spiteful of "Wealthy" folks, on the contrary, they respect them and congratulate them for their status.
    You guys have no problem with wealthy "Old white men" as long as they are leftists, such as BC or B Sanders or WB, or BG.
    Myself I am an "Old white man" and I am not ashamed to be an "Old white man", so put that in your "Gutmensch" pipe and smoke it.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

    , @Autochthon

    For the first time in history we will have a [sic] oligarch in the White House....
     
    Despite my having voted for him and supported his campaign, I have my suspicions and reservations anout the man as well (I'm a cynic and a pessimist), but the statement above is complete horse-shit.
    , @Rurik

    The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? ... .... I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
     
    yea, we'd have been so much better off with Hillary, huh?

    but you're forgetting one thing about Trump's victory regardless of all of that-
    and that's how great it makes us deplorables all feel at watching Obama and Michelle and people like you going through your butt-hurt, existential crisis. Your angst and dread exhilarates us all and reminds us how wonderful the political process can be. How, in a word; satisfying.. it can be.

    so as your knickers are twisting over your equivocating gender bits, we're buoyed by your tears. In fact, I'd like to see a veritable ocean of your collective tears, and maybe sail a huge, obnoxious yacht from Texas to Kalingrad on it, flying a proud confederate, rebel battle flag. And I'll even name the ship The Deplorables, and when I've had my fill of Budweiser beer, Sherriff Joe and Vlad and I'll (I'd invite him too) relieve our white male piss into your ocean of tears, and watch as the salt mingles with the diversity. I'd be fun, no?

    Just watching Van Jones and Michelle and all those Hollywood snowflakes and SJW and castrating Maddow dykes and sodomites and race hustlers and La Raza pendejos and Kristol war pigs and entrenched ticks in DC- sucking the blood of the republic, and all the assorted butt-hurt losers and haters that have languished in smug certitude at the destruction of my kind, just seeing them all desolate and inconsolable, just that, makes the Donald Trump win a precious moment to savor and cherish.

    So please do keep posting, and telling us all how bad it's going to be. How indeed, calamitous and catastrophic! this all is. Where else can I relish such delicious and tasty morsels of sweet schadenfreude, than right here on the UR?
    , @woodNfish

    His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men.
     
    Obviously you are a dumbass racist or you would know that white people, especially white men are extremely smart and capable. Don't want to believe me? Pull your head out of your ass for a second and look around you - we created almost everything you see or use. Your modern world doesn't exist at all without us because WE created it from the constitutional laws you live by to the car you drive, cell phone you play Angry Birds on, to the computer and the software that runs it and lets you post to this site. Oh yeah - we also created the Internet. Yeah, that's right - White Men - the best thing that ever happened to this world and your shitty life. Get over yourself, racist!
    , @anon
    I agree with you, but Trump is not the Pat Buchanan Conservative Hero like Reagan but a political centralist that had to moved to the right on abortion. I think Trump is good he will in the long term bring back the moderate Republicans that support some nationalistic views on trade and immigration to the party and knock some of the influence of the right wing of the party. Listen to his speech I think this is true.. In fact he is for keeping society security and medicare which is not in the Reagan Vein since Reagan up the payroll taxes on the working class dude and also create the lower tips minimum wage which is at 2.13 per hour plus tips. Reagan also cut social security benefits at age 62, you use to get full benefits before Reagan.
  16. The disgrace (conundrum?), as it were, is that plenty of 30- and 40- and 50-something Americans find Obama’s shtick appealing, whether the self-referential I, me, my, or the weepiness–it’s not just dopey Millennials without the experience of time. They’ve all been inculcated with the idea that it’s the feelz that matters.

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    All this talk of Russian hacking and Russian interference emanating from the Progs misses the point.

    I don’t believe in most of it. But surely Russians did what they could to favor Trump.

    But what’s wrong with that, at least from our perspective?

    After all, didn’t the French welcome the American role in driving out German Occupation during WWII?
    Didn’t Philippines welcome the Americans in driving out the Japanese?

    The fact is the US is not ruled by Americans but by the GLOB, or Globalist Tyranny. Though the GLOB is a diverse bunch of globalist-elites, the top dogs are Zionists, homos, and Anglo-Cuck-Collaborators. And these people have ZERO feeling for the historical white majority of the Americans. Anglo-Collaborators are too cucked out to have any white sentiments. They are like Joe Biden who will sell his ma down the river for his cookies and creams. These cucks are willing to turn all historically white nations into EU and US into non-white majority nations AS LONG AS they and their children are assure of privilege and power in the New Order. They are globo-quislings.

    So, given that the US is under GLOB occupation, Americans should welcome ANY foreign interference that loosens this grip and empowers the historical white majority.
    Any people who are under alien tyranny should welcome other alien forces to counter-balance the alien force currently in power.
    It’s like the American Revolution wouldn’t have been possible without the crucial help of the French. The British were too powerful, and most of the major battles won by the Americans were actually fought by the French.

    Now, the Russian role in 2016 was nothing like French role in the War of Independence, but it may have tipped the balance. White Americans should rejoice and thank the Russians.
    After all, there are parallels. In the 90s, the globalists took over Russia and totally looted and plundered that country.
    It was nationalism that restored Russian sovereignty somewhat(though it still has long way to go).
    So, white Americans need to look to Russia and Russian-Americans. Indeed, just as Jewish-Americans feel closer to Russian-Jews and French Jews than to white gentile Americans(whom most Jews despise), white gentile Americans should feel closer to white gentiles all over the world than with Jews or other elements of the GLOB. White Americans and white Russians should regard one another as brothers. After all, white Russians don’t want to destroy White America. It is the Jewish globalists who have that agenda.

    Pan-Zionism and Pan-Jewish-ism govern Jewish mindset and power. Jewish Americans feel closer to Israeli-Jews, Hungarian Jews, French Jews, and British Jews than with gentile Americans.
    So, white gentiles need a pan-white-ism. If Jewish-Americans and Russian Jews work together to plunder both Russian gentiles and American gentiles, then gentiles in both nations should work together to defend themselves from avaricious globalist Jewish power. Why should only Jews have the right to create tribal networks all over the world?
    I say white gentiles also need to create pan-white or pan-European networks all over. They need to bury the hatchet because they face similar threats in both US and EU.

    If someone is holding you hostage, and another person saves you from your captor, should you blame the other person for having saved you? No, of course not. You should thank him.
    So, if Russia played a role in helping white Americans liberate themselves from the tyranny of the Glob, white Americans should be grateful.
    Jewish GLOB would like us to believe that their power & control is ‘American as bagel and cream cheese and lox’, but their power is alien and anti-American. After all, globalism is a neo-imperialist war directed at ALL nations. So, if alien Russian influence was crucial in 2016, it was in helping knock out the alien Jewish influence. While there are good decent patriotic Jewish Americans, most of Jewish Power in the US is not patriotic or nationalist but GLOBO-IMPERIALIST and committed to destroying the national sovereignty of all white nations. Consider what Jews tried to do to Hungary and Poland. They tried to force those nations to surrender to non-stop Muslim and African invasions caused by wars fomented by Neocons and their cuck-whores.

    Besides, even now, Russian influence in the US is minuscule compared to the power of the GLOB. Glob elites are just a tiny percentage of US population, but they control 90% of media, Wall Street, Hollywood, academia, and much else. The fact that such a small minority controls so much of American Power should be the real scandal.

    American Media are not American. It is mostly GLOB. And it means that as long as US is under Glob power, it is under alien tyranny. Indeed, even with Trump as president, the most powerful force in the US is Jewish-Glob power.
    So, gentile Americans should welcome ANY foreign/alien help to weaken the power of the alien GLOB that controls most of the institutions in America. Look how the whores of Congress pledge their main loyalty to Israel, Israel, and Israel.

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    • Replies: @Jay Igaboo
    That is indeed a well-informed comment, unsurprisingly made under anonimity.
    If I published the same comment under my own name here in the UK, it would be off to the gulag for me, as we do not have the admirable First Amendment of The US contitution.
    If you published this under your own name in America, it would "only" be punishable by a media hounding, career death and the sort of public vilification seen during The Cultural Revolution.
  18. And in case you’re wondering, listeners, “rumbustious” is indeed a word—I looked it up.

    Ha! Now you know how it feels!

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  19. @Corvinus
    "Secession is just around the corner…it’s a comming."

    That is a pipe dream.

    Now, Derby...

    "This is a guy who really likes the sound of his own voice."

    Pot, meet kettle.

    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn't matter if you are white or non-white.

    "At the same time, and without any inconsistency I can see, I think we have all the Muslims we need."

    Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!

    "But the second half, Obama’s assertion that Muslims are just as patriotic as we are, is open to question. It’s true in the sense that some Muslims, like some non-Muslims, are patriotic, while others aren’t. The proportions in each case bears examining.

    Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?

    "The non-patriotism of Muslim non-patriots is of a seriously different kind from the non-patriotism of Episcopalian, Catholic, Baptist, Congregationalist, Unitarian, Jewish, agnostic, atheist, and Wiccan non-patriots."

    This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal. Now, using Derbs logic, the non-patriotism of Jew non-patriots is also noteworthy for being a "different kind". Because Jews cause all kinds of havoc, right?

    "Richard Nixon was way less rumbustious than you are; but they took down Nixon."

    Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. Certainly, Woodward and Bernstein and others employed questionable means during their investigation, but the LARGER issue was to expose the lies of an administration. Julian Assange and Edward Snowden merely copied the strategies of these two reporters, yet somehow they are lionized for their uncovering despite their covert means to obtain information?

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. ”

    Don’t be silly.
    Read Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker, for the real story.
    The relevant chapters are available online at WhoWhatWhy.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "Read Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker, for the real story."

    You mean Fake News Story. His narrative is a carnival of conspiracy theory.
  20. Yo, Mr. Anon… Don’t be shy, don’t keep it bottled up, tell us what your really think/feel!

    What about those “good decent patriotic Jewish Americans” (probably only a handful)? At minimum, surely you’d agree that they should be transported to the Camps in regular railroad passenger cars; rather than the cattle cars appropriate for the rest of the Joooos? That would be mighty White of you!

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  21. @Binyamin
    Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn't enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion's share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

    ” His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy ( actually extremely wealthy) white men”

    So it would have made you feel better if he had appointed a cabinet made up exclusively of poor people of color, right.
    I am thinking that you are German because your viewpoints are identical with the german leftist ” Gutmensch” SJW worldview, and you simply do not comprehend that average Americans are not jealous or spiteful of “Wealthy” folks, on the contrary, they respect them and congratulate them for their status.
    You guys have no problem with wealthy “Old white men” as long as they are leftists, such as BC or B Sanders or WB, or BG.
    Myself I am an “Old white man” and I am not ashamed to be an “Old white man”, so put that in your “Gutmensch” pipe and smoke it.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  22. @Skeptikal
    "Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. "

    Don't be silly.
    Read Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker, for the real story.
    The relevant chapters are available online at WhoWhatWhy.

    “Read Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker, for the real story.”

    You mean Fake News Story. His narrative is a carnival of conspiracy theory.

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  23. I do think the “the fear of change” is a healthy element to have in a world that looks like “The Shockwave Rider” come true.

    Master Soda says: “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to statism. Statism leads to blank checks for politicians. Blank checks for politicians leads to welfare/warfare and micromanagement and control freakshows sold as progressivism.”

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    • Replies: @Jay Igaboo
    Never heard of "The Shockwave Rider" but it's true about how fear can be manipulated, although it's not just Lefty pols who exploit it.
    According to their creed, pols ramp up fears or damp down reasonable and prudent ones, according to their agenda.
  24. Black Entertainment Television, January 11, 3017

    That’s a pretty galactic date!

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  25. Mr. Derbyshire writes that “Saying, “Change is good!” makes as much sense as saying, “Weather is good!” or “Vegetation is good!”

    I have made the same point, but about different, more contentious words, for decades.
    Two of the words I said were silly to regard as good or bad were ” intolerance” and “discrimination”, words that for at least 30 years have, in the minds of many politicians, educators, executives and the brainwashed, morphed into synonyms for “bad!”, which is a truly dumb and gutless surrender of language, it’s and meaning and power of independent thought.
    A society, any society, anywhere on earth, falls by what it chooses wisely to discriminate against and what it refuses to tolerate. Sometimes these choices are contentious and harder to justify against the slogans and sound-bites that we have been relentlessly force-fed for a half century.
    Just mooting, that discrimination or intolerance are, of themselves, not necessarily bad, prompts the Pavlovian reflex of sharp intakes of breath and dutiful frowns from many listeners. Dare moot that “racism”, sexism or homophobia (a ridiculous word etymologically) of any of the other proscribed -isms and –obiahs are, in their milder degrees, sensible social phenomena, and vitriol flows from the mouths of PC believers as reason departs as readily as it does from believers of the ROP when their cult is challenged logically. One is labelled as irredeemably evil despite, and I repeat, ANY society, anywhere on earth, falls by what it chooses to discriminate against and what it refuses to tolerate just as much as it rises by what it encourages.
    What we choose to encourage or discriminate against is far too important to be treated as dogma.
    The rules that govern society should be open to rigorous debate and examination, not, as is the case here in the UK and most of Europe, “defended” by a cowed and complicit Fourth Estate, and enforces by imprisonment for so-called “hate speech.”
    Good luck America, I hope that Trump grows into the job and proves a much better President than the tactically-weepy O’Bummer.

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  26. @El Dato
    I do think the "the fear of change" is a healthy element to have in a world that looks like "The Shockwave Rider" come true.

    Master Soda says: "Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to statism. Statism leads to blank checks for politicians. Blank checks for politicians leads to welfare/warfare and micromanagement and control freakshows sold as progressivism."

    Never heard of “The Shockwave Rider” but it’s true about how fear can be manipulated, although it’s not just Lefty pols who exploit it.
    According to their creed, pols ramp up fears or damp down reasonable and prudent ones, according to their agenda.

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  27. @Anon
    All this talk of Russian hacking and Russian interference emanating from the Progs misses the point.

    I don't believe in most of it. But surely Russians did what they could to favor Trump.

    But what's wrong with that, at least from our perspective?

    After all, didn't the French welcome the American role in driving out German Occupation during WWII?
    Didn't Philippines welcome the Americans in driving out the Japanese?

    The fact is the US is not ruled by Americans but by the GLOB, or Globalist Tyranny. Though the GLOB is a diverse bunch of globalist-elites, the top dogs are Zionists, homos, and Anglo-Cuck-Collaborators. And these people have ZERO feeling for the historical white majority of the Americans. Anglo-Collaborators are too cucked out to have any white sentiments. They are like Joe Biden who will sell his ma down the river for his cookies and creams. These cucks are willing to turn all historically white nations into EU and US into non-white majority nations AS LONG AS they and their children are assure of privilege and power in the New Order. They are globo-quislings.

    So, given that the US is under GLOB occupation, Americans should welcome ANY foreign interference that loosens this grip and empowers the historical white majority.
    Any people who are under alien tyranny should welcome other alien forces to counter-balance the alien force currently in power.
    It's like the American Revolution wouldn't have been possible without the crucial help of the French. The British were too powerful, and most of the major battles won by the Americans were actually fought by the French.

    Now, the Russian role in 2016 was nothing like French role in the War of Independence, but it may have tipped the balance. White Americans should rejoice and thank the Russians.
    After all, there are parallels. In the 90s, the globalists took over Russia and totally looted and plundered that country.
    It was nationalism that restored Russian sovereignty somewhat(though it still has long way to go).
    So, white Americans need to look to Russia and Russian-Americans. Indeed, just as Jewish-Americans feel closer to Russian-Jews and French Jews than to white gentile Americans(whom most Jews despise), white gentile Americans should feel closer to white gentiles all over the world than with Jews or other elements of the GLOB. White Americans and white Russians should regard one another as brothers. After all, white Russians don't want to destroy White America. It is the Jewish globalists who have that agenda.

    Pan-Zionism and Pan-Jewish-ism govern Jewish mindset and power. Jewish Americans feel closer to Israeli-Jews, Hungarian Jews, French Jews, and British Jews than with gentile Americans.
    So, white gentiles need a pan-white-ism. If Jewish-Americans and Russian Jews work together to plunder both Russian gentiles and American gentiles, then gentiles in both nations should work together to defend themselves from avaricious globalist Jewish power. Why should only Jews have the right to create tribal networks all over the world?
    I say white gentiles also need to create pan-white or pan-European networks all over. They need to bury the hatchet because they face similar threats in both US and EU.

    If someone is holding you hostage, and another person saves you from your captor, should you blame the other person for having saved you? No, of course not. You should thank him.
    So, if Russia played a role in helping white Americans liberate themselves from the tyranny of the Glob, white Americans should be grateful.
    Jewish GLOB would like us to believe that their power & control is 'American as bagel and cream cheese and lox', but their power is alien and anti-American. After all, globalism is a neo-imperialist war directed at ALL nations. So, if alien Russian influence was crucial in 2016, it was in helping knock out the alien Jewish influence. While there are good decent patriotic Jewish Americans, most of Jewish Power in the US is not patriotic or nationalist but GLOBO-IMPERIALIST and committed to destroying the national sovereignty of all white nations. Consider what Jews tried to do to Hungary and Poland. They tried to force those nations to surrender to non-stop Muslim and African invasions caused by wars fomented by Neocons and their cuck-whores.

    Besides, even now, Russian influence in the US is minuscule compared to the power of the GLOB. Glob elites are just a tiny percentage of US population, but they control 90% of media, Wall Street, Hollywood, academia, and much else. The fact that such a small minority controls so much of American Power should be the real scandal.

    American Media are not American. It is mostly GLOB. And it means that as long as US is under Glob power, it is under alien tyranny. Indeed, even with Trump as president, the most powerful force in the US is Jewish-Glob power.
    So, gentile Americans should welcome ANY foreign/alien help to weaken the power of the alien GLOB that controls most of the institutions in America. Look how the whores of Congress pledge their main loyalty to Israel, Israel, and Israel.

    That is indeed a well-informed comment, unsurprisingly made under anonimity.
    If I published the same comment under my own name here in the UK, it would be off to the gulag for me, as we do not have the admirable First Amendment of The US contitution.
    If you published this under your own name in America, it would “only” be punishable by a media hounding, career death and the sort of public vilification seen during The Cultural Revolution.

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  28. Obama, the master liar. Today, he stated:

    “And it is important for the United States to stand up for the basic principal that big countries don’t go around and invade and bully smaller countries.”

    That was so bizarre I had to laugh, but noted the corporate press softball pitchers at this “news” conference didn’t even smile at that absurd statement. No need for a “fact check” news story. Hell, the USA don’t just bully and invade, it destroys and lays waste to entire nations on a yearly basis. Obama had dozens of foreigners murdered via drones and snipers each week, but perhaps that’s not considered a bully tactic.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/18/us/politics/obama-final-press-conference.html?_r=0

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    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    To be fair (why you might ask? But let me slide on) Obama did speak of not bullying small countries. I am not aware of any drone strikes on people who were government officials or otherwise representative of their small countries. Are you? Or of any other assassinations. Trade sanctions?
  29. “fear of people who look or speak or pray differently.”

    Typical SJW gobbledygook. First of all, no one looks, speaks, or prays like I do, so that’s right out the window. It may look that way to you, but that’s because you’re ignorant, racist, jealous, and un-American.

    Second, and much more important: It’s not fear that causes me to resist the trashing of my country. It’s love. I’m not remotely fearful of third-world refuse, but I’m definitely disgusted with the way the country I love seems to be circling the drain, and I’ll do just about anything I can to prevent it.

    That most definitely includes supporting a ‘rumbustious’ president who–despite offering genuine causes for concern–has made all the right enemies. Even if I agreed with him about nothing, I’d support him for that reason alone. What’s that? They’re threatening war? Nonsense. The war has been going on for half a century. But we have only begun to fight.

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  30. On whether he thinks the American public is concerned about him not releasing his tax returns: “No, I don’t think they care at all.”

    My favorite part of the whole press conference came right before this:

    Reporter: But every president since the ’70s has [released his tax returns] —
    Trump (sarcastically): Gee, I’ve never heard that. I’ve never heard that before.

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  31. @Corvinus
    "Secession is just around the corner…it’s a comming."

    That is a pipe dream.

    Now, Derby...

    "This is a guy who really likes the sound of his own voice."

    Pot, meet kettle.

    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn't matter if you are white or non-white.

    "At the same time, and without any inconsistency I can see, I think we have all the Muslims we need."

    Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!

    "But the second half, Obama’s assertion that Muslims are just as patriotic as we are, is open to question. It’s true in the sense that some Muslims, like some non-Muslims, are patriotic, while others aren’t. The proportions in each case bears examining.

    Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?

    "The non-patriotism of Muslim non-patriots is of a seriously different kind from the non-patriotism of Episcopalian, Catholic, Baptist, Congregationalist, Unitarian, Jewish, agnostic, atheist, and Wiccan non-patriots."

    This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal. Now, using Derbs logic, the non-patriotism of Jew non-patriots is also noteworthy for being a "different kind". Because Jews cause all kinds of havoc, right?

    "Richard Nixon was way less rumbustious than you are; but they took down Nixon."

    Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate. Certainly, Woodward and Bernstein and others employed questionable means during their investigation, but the LARGER issue was to expose the lies of an administration. Julian Assange and Edward Snowden merely copied the strategies of these two reporters, yet somehow they are lionized for their uncovering despite their covert means to obtain information?

    “Pot, meet kettle.”

    Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore.

    “Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn’t matter if you are white or non-white.”

    Derb and his family are okay by me. You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Prior to 911? What’s so special about that day? Gosh, what might have happened on that particular date. How many countries did Hitler invade before Czechoslovakia?

    “This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal.”

    No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    You are a fool – a contemptible and stupid fool. Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy. He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone.

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    "Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore."

    Debatable.

    "Derb and his family are okay by me."

    Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are "too many of them". Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you. Hypocrite.

    "You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported."

    Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.

    "No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be."

    It's the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    "Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy."

    But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.

    "He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone."

    Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.
  32. @Carlton Meyer
    Obama, the master liar. Today, he stated:

    "And it is important for the United States to stand up for the basic principal that big countries don’t go around and invade and bully smaller countries."

    That was so bizarre I had to laugh, but noted the corporate press softball pitchers at this "news" conference didn't even smile at that absurd statement. No need for a "fact check" news story. Hell, the USA don't just bully and invade, it destroys and lays waste to entire nations on a yearly basis. Obama had dozens of foreigners murdered via drones and snipers each week, but perhaps that's not considered a bully tactic.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/18/us/politics/obama-final-press-conference.html?_r=0

    To be fair (why you might ask? But let me slide on) Obama did speak of not bullying small countries. I am not aware of any drone strikes on people who were government officials or otherwise representative of their small countries. Are you? Or of any other assassinations. Trade sanctions?

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    One good thing about Trump presidency is the anti-war Left will be activated once again.

    Hopefully, they will prevent future wars.

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    One good thing about Trump presidency is the anti-war Left will be activated once again.

    Hopefully, they will prevent future wars.
     
    One would like to think that. However the entity that calls itself the Left has become remarkably fond of war. They've discovered that war could be a useful tool for imposing transgender bathroom rights on the entire planet.

    If Trump (God forbid) looked like starting a war with Russia would there be any opposition from an anti-war Left?
  34. @Binyamin
    Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn't enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion's share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

    For the first time in history we will have a [sic] oligarch in the White House….

    Despite my having voted for him and supported his campaign, I have my suspicions and reservations anout the man as well (I’m a cynic and a pessimist), but the statement above is complete horse-shit.

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  35. Trump’s tweets are an act of genius.

    He has rocked the whole liberal establishment by stating his own opinions and speaking directly to those who have been ignored for years.

    This is revolutionary, Trump could never have survived a Presidential run in the past, he would have been unable to fight back, no one would be able to hear him.

    Who would have thought that a President could ignore and ridicule major media players in an age where careers are destroyed by the media because they disagree with gay marriage.

    This bypassing of the media could lead anywhere, perhaps the wall of lies and immorality erected by the sybarites, atheists and corrupt will be breached in the coming years by men who are willing to state the truth.

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  36. ” the wall of lies and immorality erected by the sybarites, atheists and corrupt”

    Just wtf are you trying to imply with this bizarre “Atheist and corrupt” correlation, myself ,as a hard-core atheist, and person of the highest moral and ethical standards and someone who also pulled the lever for DT, I highly resent this crude implication, as religion as such ist most certainly not the only source of human decency.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  37. Nov 21, 2016 Trump Is An Inside Job

    “Statists are always gonna state and absolute power always corrupts absolutely. Trump is merely the right’s version of Obama. If you really thought the left-right paradigm was abandoned, that the powers-that-be would let an actual outsider not only run for president but win… well, I suggest you spend more time researching the new world order and less time voting for some power-hungry individual who claims to make everything great again.” – Dan Dicks

    https://youtu.be/VLHVikUN73s

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  38. @Mr. Anon
    "Pot, meet kettle."

    Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore.

    "Yes, but you and your wife are IMMIGRANTS. Unwanted. Undesired. Doesn’t matter if you are white or non-white."

    Derb and his family are okay by me. You, however - I'd have no problem having you summarily deported.

    "Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!"

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    "Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?"

    Prior to 911? What's so special about that day? Gosh, what might have happened on that particular date. How many countries did Hitler invade before Czechoslovakia?

    "This is gooblygook. Either a person is loyal or disloyal."

    No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn't their country, it's just a place they happen to be.

    "Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate."

    You are a fool - a contemptible and stupid fool. Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy. He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone.

    “Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore.”

    Debatable.

    “Derb and his family are okay by me.”

    Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are “too many of them”. Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you. Hypocrite.

    “You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported.”

    Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.

    “No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be.”

    It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    “Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy.”

    But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.

    “He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone.”

    Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.

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    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Derbyshire's wife is brownish-yellow, she is Chinese. Derbyshire is suffering from
    "Derbyshire Derangement Syndrome." He thinks his Asian wife and offspring are loyal
    to the West (i.e., Caucasian, Christian). His brownish-yellow wife and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. He gave his Asian offspring the "talk," where they should avoid blacks.

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks. Derb is suffering from full-blown DDS.

    , @Crawfurdmuir

    It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.
     
    It's quite deniable. The founding stock of this country were not "immigrants" - they were colonists. They never left the realms of the British monarch. They simply moved to his dominions beyond the seas. Thus they never had to be naturalized, since they were already his subjects. When they declared their independence, they made themselves citizens of their own country. Again, no act of naturalization was necessary.

    As Steve Sailer has often remarked, the story of these founders and patriots as colonists, frontiersmen, and pioneers has been allowed to fade from the public consciousness in favor of the narrative of the "wretched refuse of [the old world's] teeming shore..." Yet immigrants past and present enjoy American liberty and prosperity only because of the efforts of the original settlers to win them, and their willingness to share those blessings with deserving newcomers.
    , @Mr. Anon
    "Debatable."

    I don't think you'd find much debate here around the proposition that you are a tiresome bore.

    “Derb and his family are okay by me.”

    "Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are “too many of them”. "

    I don't care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem.

    "Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you."

    On the basis of what? I've certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it. You thought wrong. You think little.

    "Hypocrite."

    Asshat. You are basing that on nothing but your own false memory or prejudice.

    "Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations."

    For the likes of you, exceptions can be made.

    "“Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question."

    Your question is stupid. It's like saying: how many bullets ever killed you before you got shot? So what's your problem with bullets? It's meaningless. You are excluding a huge crime committed by muslims, and cheered by many muslims. I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country.

    "It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable."

    No, it really isn't for many of them. It's just a place to do business. They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them.

    "But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right."

    And so was Johnson. And so was Kennedy. So why weren't they deposed? I was not agreeing with you. I have never found cause to agree with you. You are never right.

    "Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity."

    As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don't seem to care about that. Hypocrite.

  39. Thanks for a lively piece Mr Derbyshire. As we gain experience in life we realize that there are probably twenty ‘good talkers’ for every ‘do-er’ jockeying for acceptance in positions of power – and we still get taken in by the talkers, even though they almost invariably have an insignificant track-record for the desired position. They end up departing with little accomplished, still talking: Obama being a perfect text book example.

    You say:

    And just as change is not necessarily good, fear is not necessarily bad. We have the fear instinct for a very good reason: to preserve ourselves against dangers. We may argue about whether some one particular phenomenon is or is not dangerous, but fear itself is useful and valuable, not a failing or a weakness.

    I remember, when running a company, there came one of those fashionable (and short-lived) management crazes promoting the ideas of W. Edwards Deming, an American whose philosophy helped to bring about a massive change in Japanese industry. Deming asserted that ‘quality’ had to be instilled into everything in the workplace and he had fourteen points for management – mostly sound common sense except, I could never get along with point number eight “abolish fear in the workplace”. Now, this sounds terrific and who could oppose it? Except that without a little bit of fear/uncertainty/insecurity, no organization can run well – people just get too comfortable and secure and discipline declines.

    But how the Hell can you ever admit to that in public? Or in a book? Of course you can’t!

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    W. Edwards Deming, an American whose philosophy helped to bring about a massive change in Japanese industry.
     
    Deming went to Japan to sell his ideas because American manufacturing wouldn't listen to him. His quality ideas are now instituted in the ISO requirements which every manufacturer adheres to if they want to sell internationally.
  40. Congrats USA.

    Nice article as always Mr. Derb,, but I think you are too optimistic.

    We will have to wait and see.

    From what little I know of USA polititcs, Trump is great because so many of his attackers are arseholes.

    Myths floating about

    The pallets of cash to Iran:simply a retum of stolen money,

    Much more to say. Too tired.

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  41. @Binyamin
    Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn't enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion's share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

    The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? … …. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.

    yea, we’d have been so much better off with Hillary, huh?

    but you’re forgetting one thing about Trump’s victory regardless of all of that-
    and that’s how great it makes us deplorables all feel at watching Obama and Michelle and people like you going through your butt-hurt, existential crisis. Your angst and dread exhilarates us all and reminds us how wonderful the political process can be. How, in a word; satisfying.. it can be.

    so as your knickers are twisting over your equivocating gender bits, we’re buoyed by your tears. In fact, I’d like to see a veritable ocean of your collective tears, and maybe sail a huge, obnoxious yacht from Texas to Kalingrad on it, flying a proud confederate, rebel battle flag. And I’ll even name the ship The Deplorables, and when I’ve had my fill of Budweiser beer, Sherriff Joe and Vlad and I’ll (I’d invite him too) relieve our white male piss into your ocean of tears, and watch as the salt mingles with the diversity. I’d be fun, no?

    Just watching Van Jones and Michelle and all those Hollywood snowflakes and SJW and castrating Maddow dykes and sodomites and race hustlers and La Raza pendejos and Kristol war pigs and entrenched ticks in DC- sucking the blood of the republic, and all the assorted butt-hurt losers and haters that have languished in smug certitude at the destruction of my kind, just seeing them all desolate and inconsolable, just that, makes the Donald Trump win a precious moment to savor and cherish.

    So please do keep posting, and telling us all how bad it’s going to be. How indeed, calamitous and catastrophic! this all is. Where else can I relish such delicious and tasty morsels of sweet schadenfreude, than right here on the UR?

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  42. @Corvinus
    "Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore."

    Debatable.

    "Derb and his family are okay by me."

    Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are "too many of them". Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you. Hypocrite.

    "You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported."

    Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.

    "No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be."

    It's the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    "Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy."

    But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.

    "He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone."

    Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.

    “Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown.”

    Derbyshire’s wife is brownish-yellow, she is Chinese. Derbyshire is suffering from
    “Derbyshire Derangement Syndrome.” He thinks his Asian wife and offspring are loyal
    to the West (i.e., Caucasian, Christian). His brownish-yellow wife and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. He gave his Asian offspring the “talk,” where they should avoid blacks.

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks. Derb is suffering from full-blown DDS.

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    "..brownish-yellow, she is Chinese"
     
    Nonsense! Middle and Northern Chinese have skin just as white as Englishmen - many whiter. "Yellow" is a misnomer unless they suffer from jaundice. I remember a California girl describing Englishmen as "pink and pucey" - looking at me all the while.
    , @woodNfish

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks.
     
    Many Asians, maybe even most, consider blacks to be sub-human.
  43. @attilathehen
    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Derbyshire's wife is brownish-yellow, she is Chinese. Derbyshire is suffering from
    "Derbyshire Derangement Syndrome." He thinks his Asian wife and offspring are loyal
    to the West (i.e., Caucasian, Christian). His brownish-yellow wife and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. He gave his Asian offspring the "talk," where they should avoid blacks.

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks. Derb is suffering from full-blown DDS.

    “..brownish-yellow, she is Chinese”

    Nonsense! Middle and Northern Chinese have skin just as white as Englishmen – many whiter. “Yellow” is a misnomer unless they suffer from jaundice. I remember a California girl describing Englishmen as “pink and pucey” – looking at me all the while.

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    I've seen a lot of Asians and they are brownish to dark. A "white skin" is desired but rare among Asians. And also their facial features are very unattractive (I'm being nice). All Asians have dark hair, slanted eyes - not pretty.
  44. @Binyamin
    Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn't enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion's share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

    His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men.

    Obviously you are a dumbass racist or you would know that white people, especially white men are extremely smart and capable. Don’t want to believe me? Pull your head out of your ass for a second and look around you – we created almost everything you see or use. Your modern world doesn’t exist at all without us because WE created it from the constitutional laws you live by to the car you drive, cell phone you play Angry Birds on, to the computer and the software that runs it and lets you post to this site. Oh yeah – we also created the Internet. Yeah, that’s right – White Men – the best thing that ever happened to this world and your shitty life. Get over yourself, racist!

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  45. @attilathehen
    "Note the patronizing conflation of “immigrants” with “brown kids.” I’m an immigrant; my wife is an immigrant; neither of us is brown."

    Derbyshire's wife is brownish-yellow, she is Chinese. Derbyshire is suffering from
    "Derbyshire Derangement Syndrome." He thinks his Asian wife and offspring are loyal
    to the West (i.e., Caucasian, Christian). His brownish-yellow wife and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. He gave his Asian offspring the "talk," where they should avoid blacks.

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks. Derb is suffering from full-blown DDS.

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks.

    Many Asians, maybe even most, consider blacks to be sub-human.

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    More than 75% of American Asians voted for the "sub-human black" Obama. That's what Derb's wife and daughter did.

    Alex Wagner a newscaster (1/2 white - 1/2 Thai) is dark and is very antiwhite. She married (((Sam Kass))), an Obama White House chef. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Wagner

    Blacks, Asians, Jews hate Caucasians.

  46. @macilrae
    Thanks for a lively piece Mr Derbyshire. As we gain experience in life we realize that there are probably twenty 'good talkers' for every 'do-er' jockeying for acceptance in positions of power - and we still get taken in by the talkers, even though they almost invariably have an insignificant track-record for the desired position. They end up departing with little accomplished, still talking: Obama being a perfect text book example.

    You say:

    And just as change is not necessarily good, fear is not necessarily bad. We have the fear instinct for a very good reason: to preserve ourselves against dangers. We may argue about whether some one particular phenomenon is or is not dangerous, but fear itself is useful and valuable, not a failing or a weakness.
     
    I remember, when running a company, there came one of those fashionable (and short-lived) management crazes promoting the ideas of W. Edwards Deming, an American whose philosophy helped to bring about a massive change in Japanese industry. Deming asserted that 'quality' had to be instilled into everything in the workplace and he had fourteen points for management - mostly sound common sense except, I could never get along with point number eight "abolish fear in the workplace". Now, this sounds terrific and who could oppose it? Except that without a little bit of fear/uncertainty/insecurity, no organization can run well - people just get too comfortable and secure and discipline declines.

    But how the Hell can you ever admit to that in public? Or in a book? Of course you can't!

    W. Edwards Deming, an American whose philosophy helped to bring about a massive change in Japanese industry.

    Deming went to Japan to sell his ideas because American manufacturing wouldn’t listen to him. His quality ideas are now instituted in the ISO requirements which every manufacturer adheres to if they want to sell internationally.

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    Certainly - but at least you don't see fellow management saluting you in the corridor with fourteen fingers anymore - it came and went in US as a fad lasting approximately two years but required more than ten for full implementation.
  47. @macilrae

    "..brownish-yellow, she is Chinese"
     
    Nonsense! Middle and Northern Chinese have skin just as white as Englishmen - many whiter. "Yellow" is a misnomer unless they suffer from jaundice. I remember a California girl describing Englishmen as "pink and pucey" - looking at me all the while.

    I’ve seen a lot of Asians and they are brownish to dark. A “white skin” is desired but rare among Asians. And also their facial features are very unattractive (I’m being nice). All Asians have dark hair, slanted eyes – not pretty.

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    'White' may be rare, but light skin among Asians is not.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but given how the porn industry is filled to the brim with Asian women, and more people look at internet porn than practically anything else on the 'net, there's clearly quite a few people who would disagree with global statements about Asians being unattractive. They don't have to employ Asian women; it's a business after all. And black women are several fold more common in the US but get way less interest.

  48. @woodNfish

    A white man who married a brownish-yellow Asian woman cannot tell his Asian offspring that they cannot date or associate with blacks.
     
    Many Asians, maybe even most, consider blacks to be sub-human.

    More than 75% of American Asians voted for the “sub-human black” Obama. That’s what Derb’s wife and daughter did.

    Alex Wagner a newscaster (1/2 white – 1/2 Thai) is dark and is very antiwhite. She married (((Sam Kass))), an Obama White House chef. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Wagner

    Blacks, Asians, Jews hate Caucasians.

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    Well, the only placed where Asians vote more Republican is in Republican Counties. Orange County, the Chinese split between the local Republicans and Clinton probably because they think the Donald will make it harder to get visas.
  49. @woodNfish

    W. Edwards Deming, an American whose philosophy helped to bring about a massive change in Japanese industry.
     
    Deming went to Japan to sell his ideas because American manufacturing wouldn't listen to him. His quality ideas are now instituted in the ISO requirements which every manufacturer adheres to if they want to sell internationally.

    Certainly – but at least you don’t see fellow management saluting you in the corridor with fourteen fingers anymore – it came and went in US as a fad lasting approximately two years but required more than ten for full implementation.

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    I have no idea what you mean by "saluting with 14 fingers", but ISO is not a fad. Drive around any area with manufacturing and you will see companies touting their ISO 9000 certification because of Deming. His ideas were good and he has had a lasting effect on manufacturing across the globe.
  50. @Anon
    One good thing about Trump presidency is the anti-war Left will be activated once again.

    Hopefully, they will prevent future wars.

    One good thing about Trump presidency is the anti-war Left will be activated once again.

    Hopefully, they will prevent future wars.

    One would like to think that. However the entity that calls itself the Left has become remarkably fond of war. They’ve discovered that war could be a useful tool for imposing transgender bathroom rights on the entire planet.

    If Trump (God forbid) looked like starting a war with Russia would there be any opposition from an anti-war Left?

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  51. @macilrae
    Certainly - but at least you don't see fellow management saluting you in the corridor with fourteen fingers anymore - it came and went in US as a fad lasting approximately two years but required more than ten for full implementation.

    I have no idea what you mean by “saluting with 14 fingers”, but ISO is not a fad. Drive around any area with manufacturing and you will see companies touting their ISO 9000 certification because of Deming. His ideas were good and he has had a lasting effect on manufacturing across the globe.

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  52. @Authenticjazzman
    " the wall of lies and immorality erected by the sybarites, atheists and corrupt"

    Just wtf are you trying to imply with this bizarre "Atheist and corrupt" correlation, myself ,as a hard-core atheist, and person of the highest moral and ethical standards and someone who also pulled the lever for DT, I highly resent this crude implication, as religion as such ist most certainly not the only source of human decency.

    Authenticjazzman, "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

    Jazzman, you might consider Pascal’s wager.

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    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    The trouble is Pascal's wager implies contradictions because it is simultaneously valid for any and every god or system that promises (infinite) rewards and most of those religions don't allow for the others to be true. Anyway the concept of one's sentient self without a body has surely been impossible to believe in for several generations at least.
    , @Authenticjazzman
    Okay this is the third try to get my response through, as the stalinist censors at this site simply do not want anything which does not fit into their despotic worldview to be publicized. :

    " Jazzman you might consider Pascal's wager"

    NO I might not as I do not give a shit about the opinions of "Philosophers", "Experts" , "Authorities", etc etc.
    The age of authoritarianism is now coming to an end and mankind will soon begin to realize that one is one's own " Authority", and that the great majority of "Authorities" through the ages were BS artists who were only looking out for their own personal gain.
    There are of course exceptions to every rule and of course there were great minds Goethe, Descartes and others coming to mind.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
  53. @Corvinus
    "Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore."

    Debatable.

    "Derb and his family are okay by me."

    Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are "too many of them". Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you. Hypocrite.

    "You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported."

    Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.

    "No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be."

    It's the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    "Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy."

    But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.

    "He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone."

    Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.

    It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    It’s quite deniable. The founding stock of this country were not “immigrants” – they were colonists. They never left the realms of the British monarch. They simply moved to his dominions beyond the seas. Thus they never had to be naturalized, since they were already his subjects. When they declared their independence, they made themselves citizens of their own country. Again, no act of naturalization was necessary.

    As Steve Sailer has often remarked, the story of these founders and patriots as colonists, frontiersmen, and pioneers has been allowed to fade from the public consciousness in favor of the narrative of the “wretched refuse of [the old world's] teeming shore…” Yet immigrants past and present enjoy American liberty and prosperity only because of the efforts of the original settlers to win them, and their willingness to share those blessings with deserving newcomers.

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    "It’s quite deniable. The founding stock of this country were not “immigrants” – they were colonists."

    I wasn't debating nor disputing this point. Mr. Anon pointed out that there are immigrants by which "America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be." He is other than accurate in his assessment. Those groups who emigrated here and are now citizens are part of this country. It is their country as well if they went through the process legally.

    "As Steve Sailer has often remarked, the story of these founders and patriots as colonists, frontiersmen, and pioneers has been allowed to fade from the public consciousness in favor of the narrative of the “wretched refuse of [the old world's] teeming shore…”

    Americans are generally aware of the founders of this country. However, immigrants like the Irish, Italians, and Slavs were considered to be "garbage" by nativists at various points in time. Millions of immigrants who came to the States had little money, but a strong work ethic and the willingness to embrace our customs and our political traditions.

    "Yet immigrants past and present enjoy American liberty and prosperity only because of the efforts of the original settlers to win them, and their willingness to share those blessings with deserving newcomers."

    Those original settlers included the British, the Dutch, and the Spanish, among others, who also forcibly removed tribal groups from their settled areas, as well as invaded the world and invited the world by instituting slavery in the Thirteen Colonies.

  54. Immigrant issue is the fig leaf under which certain brand of conservatives hide their frustration at the fact that the elite,the military-industrial complex , the colonizers of new age globalist and expansionist have not been to continue to provide them with the certainties and the beauties of creature comfort at a reduced affordable way as was the case until may be 1990 .
    Now they have to work like anyone else New age slavery has not exempted them from rigor of life and work as have been before. This current scenario also appeared during great depression They ,then did not have the fig leaf of blaming the immigrants to cover their naked butts that personify their mental make up and intellectual understanding of their current situation. . They went for Roosevelt’s They supported New Deal. They still love free stuffs and goodies Just look at the demands for Federal emergency relief program to get their butt out of the natural disasters .

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    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    Why hasn't Keynes's 1930 "Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren" worked out? With birth control and technologucal advances since 1930 all Americans could be living in great material comfort and with plenty of leisure time for most of their lives. Is it just the crude insatiability of most human beings untamed by the more ascetic traditions? Is it status seeking by too many? (That might include enjoying the greatest locations which can't be added to with more storeys). Is it widespread criminality and its costs? Or....?
  55. Mr. Derbyshire’s finger-crossing aside, I predict that we haven’t heard the last of Barack Hussein Obama.

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  56. Honorable Senators: My sincerest thanks I offer you. Conserve the firm foundations of our institutions. Do your work with the spirit of a soldier in the public service. Be loyal to the Commonwealth and to yourselves, and be brief; above all things, be brief.

    It’s nice to see a reference to Calvin Coolidge, IMHO Americas finest post 1900 President.

    He was Progressive when it meant things like women’s suffrage, opportunity for minorities and universal health care, but at the same time was a Conservative in the truest sense of the word with a great respect for the Constitution and the Founders of the US.

    He also had this really useful idea that most proposals for legislation derived from Special Interests (and needed to be excluded ), and that any legislation that did go forward had to have its downsides thoroughly checked beforehand.

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  57. Barak Hussein Obama has not returned the Nobel Peace (Piss) Prize. This demonstrates he lacks decency and self-respect.

    The warmongers Obama and Hitlery are THE fascists!!!

    Bush II, Obama and Hitlery to Nuerenberg!

    Long live PRESIDENT TRUMP!

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  58. @polistra
    I'm somewhat less worried about Fort Marcy. Important difference between Trump and Nixon or Reagan: Trump has his own security forces, both physical and cyber. He doesn't have to rely on the Deepstate-owned Secret Service.

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He's been 'controversial' for decades and he's been watching his back effectively for decades.

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He’s been ‘controversial’ for decades and he’s been watching his back effectively for decades.

    The Zionists, CIA and FBI could finish with Trump in no time at all, but the problem is that it’s not just Trump, he’s only riding a wave. Eliminate Trump and they could get something much worse, so they probably calculate that it’s better to try to corrupt Trump ( he’s a dealmaker) despite his connection to the thing that they fear the most i.e. Radical Anglo Nationalism.

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  59. @Hibernian
    Jazzman, you might consider Pascal's wager.

    The trouble is Pascal’s wager implies contradictions because it is simultaneously valid for any and every god or system that promises (infinite) rewards and most of those religions don’t allow for the others to be true. Anyway the concept of one’s sentient self without a body has surely been impossible to believe in for several generations at least.

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    2.2 Billion Christians in the world disagree with your ridiculous statement. The concept of you having a soul is difficult to believe, but underneath the arrogance and ignorance, even you have a soul. By the way, you don't think you're a real wizard, do you?
  60. @bunga
    Immigrant issue is the fig leaf under which certain brand of conservatives hide their frustration at the fact that the elite,the military-industrial complex , the colonizers of new age globalist and expansionist have not been to continue to provide them with the certainties and the beauties of creature comfort at a reduced affordable way as was the case until may be 1990 .
    Now they have to work like anyone else New age slavery has not exempted them from rigor of life and work as have been before. This current scenario also appeared during great depression They ,then did not have the fig leaf of blaming the immigrants to cover their naked butts that personify their mental make up and intellectual understanding of their current situation. . They went for Roosevelt's They supported New Deal. They still love free stuffs and goodies Just look at the demands for Federal emergency relief program to get their butt out of the natural disasters .

    Why hasn’t Keynes’s 1930 “Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren” worked out? With birth control and technologucal advances since 1930 all Americans could be living in great material comfort and with plenty of leisure time for most of their lives. Is it just the crude insatiability of most human beings untamed by the more ascetic traditions? Is it status seeking by too many? (That might include enjoying the greatest locations which can’t be added to with more storeys). Is it widespread criminality and its costs? Or….?

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  61. @Corvinus
    "Nonsense. Derb is an engaging and entertaining writer. You, on the other hand, are a tiresome bore."

    Debatable.

    "Derb and his family are okay by me."

    Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are "too many of them". Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you. Hypocrite.

    "You, however – I’d have no problem having you summarily deported."

    Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.

    “Why should an Englishman and a Chinese woman (race mixing, I thought that was a big no-no) be allowed to enter the United States? We already have too many of your kind already!”

    No, we have too many of your kind, whatever your kind may be.

    “Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.

    "No, they can simply be uninterested. I.e., America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be."

    It's the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.

    “Nixon took himself down by enabling his posse to spy on Democrats and use campaign money to buy the silence of those who were caught at Watergate.”

    "Nixon was no dirtier than either Johnson or Kennedy."

    But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.

    "He was taken down because the Washington Press Corps, the Democratic party (which he had humiliated), and elements of the Civil Service wanted him gone."

    Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.

    “Debatable.”

    I don’t think you’d find much debate here around the proposition that you are a tiresome bore.

    “Derb and his family are okay by me.”

    “Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are “too many of them”. ”

    I don’t care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem.

    “Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you.”

    On the basis of what? I’ve certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it. You thought wrong. You think little.

    “Hypocrite.”

    Asshat. You are basing that on nothing but your own false memory or prejudice.

    “Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations.”

    For the likes of you, exceptions can be made.

    ““Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question.”

    Your question is stupid. It’s like saying: how many bullets ever killed you before you got shot? So what’s your problem with bullets? It’s meaningless. You are excluding a huge crime committed by muslims, and cheered by many muslims. I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country.

    “It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.”

    No, it really isn’t for many of them. It’s just a place to do business. They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them.

    “But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right.”

    And so was Johnson. And so was Kennedy. So why weren’t they deposed? I was not agreeing with you. I have never found cause to agree with you. You are never right.

    “Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity.”

    As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don’t seem to care about that. Hypocrite.

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    "I don’t care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem."

    What part of NO immigration do you understand? We do not care if they are the "right kind". Any and all immigration must cease.

    "On the basis of what? I’ve certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it."

    If you support race mixing, then you are my ally. But you will now lack street cred among the white nationalists.

    "For the likes of you, exceptions can be made."

    There are no exceptions. I am white American like yourself who is protected by the Constitution.


    "I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country."

    A radical group of Muslims committed that heinous act, not the entire bunch. Prior to 911, there were little efforts to remove American Muslims from our shores. They were deemed generally as other than dangerous.

    "They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them."

    You forget that hundreds of thousands of black slaves imported to America were Muslims.
    Furthermore, nativists in the 1840's and 1850's and in the 1880's and 1890's made similar comments about the Irish, German, Slavs, and Italians than emigrated here, that these groups had virtually no common culture. Were the nativists wrong in their assessment?

    "As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don’t seem to care about that. Hypocrite."

    Again, you are engaging in distraction. Why are you supporting an individual (Nixon) who sponsored criminal activity?
    , @Immigrant from former USSR
    I hope that immigration of my family and of myself to our new home, USA,
    and independent (from our family) immigration of my older son
    (via his post-doc status at Harvard U., Physics)
    will turn out beneficial not only for us,
    but for the USA's founding stock population as well.
    Sure, we do not consider ourselves as "founding stock".
    Neither, I think, does Derbyshire's family, may God bless them.

    Clarification. My family and I, are religious-less.
    Still, it is said that
    He may listen even to those who do not believe in Him.

    Grateful to the USA, I.f.f.U.
  62. @Wizard of Oz
    The trouble is Pascal's wager implies contradictions because it is simultaneously valid for any and every god or system that promises (infinite) rewards and most of those religions don't allow for the others to be true. Anyway the concept of one's sentient self without a body has surely been impossible to believe in for several generations at least.

    2.2 Billion Christians in the world disagree with your ridiculous statement. The concept of you having a soul is difficult to believe, but underneath the arrogance and ignorance, even you have a soul. By the way, you don’t think you’re a real wizard, do you?

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    Lots of the christian figure is counting Catholics and many of them are not Christian in the third world but mixed catholic belief with paganism. There is at the most probably only 700 million Christians not 2 billion. There are some of us that are atheist or pagans, so why should everyone on the right be a christian. Heather Mcdonald is not a christian but writes for city journal on crime by blacks.
  63. @Mr. Anon
    "Debatable."

    I don't think you'd find much debate here around the proposition that you are a tiresome bore.

    “Derb and his family are okay by me.”

    "Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are “too many of them”. "

    I don't care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem.

    "Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you."

    On the basis of what? I've certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it. You thought wrong. You think little.

    "Hypocrite."

    Asshat. You are basing that on nothing but your own false memory or prejudice.

    "Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations."

    For the likes of you, exceptions can be made.

    "“Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question."

    Your question is stupid. It's like saying: how many bullets ever killed you before you got shot? So what's your problem with bullets? It's meaningless. You are excluding a huge crime committed by muslims, and cheered by many muslims. I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country.

    "It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable."

    No, it really isn't for many of them. It's just a place to do business. They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them.

    "But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right."

    And so was Johnson. And so was Kennedy. So why weren't they deposed? I was not agreeing with you. I have never found cause to agree with you. You are never right.

    "Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity."

    As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don't seem to care about that. Hypocrite.

    “I don’t care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem.”

    What part of NO immigration do you understand? We do not care if they are the “right kind”. Any and all immigration must cease.

    “On the basis of what? I’ve certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it.”

    If you support race mixing, then you are my ally. But you will now lack street cred among the white nationalists.

    “For the likes of you, exceptions can be made.”

    There are no exceptions. I am white American like yourself who is protected by the Constitution.

    “I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country.”

    A radical group of Muslims committed that heinous act, not the entire bunch. Prior to 911, there were little efforts to remove American Muslims from our shores. They were deemed generally as other than dangerous.

    “They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them.”

    You forget that hundreds of thousands of black slaves imported to America were Muslims.
    Furthermore, nativists in the 1840′s and 1850′s and in the 1880′s and 1890′s made similar comments about the Irish, German, Slavs, and Italians than emigrated here, that these groups had virtually no common culture. Were the nativists wrong in their assessment?

    “As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don’t seem to care about that. Hypocrite.”

    Again, you are engaging in distraction. Why are you supporting an individual (Nixon) who sponsored criminal activity?

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  64. @Crawfurdmuir

    It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable.
     
    It's quite deniable. The founding stock of this country were not "immigrants" - they were colonists. They never left the realms of the British monarch. They simply moved to his dominions beyond the seas. Thus they never had to be naturalized, since they were already his subjects. When they declared their independence, they made themselves citizens of their own country. Again, no act of naturalization was necessary.

    As Steve Sailer has often remarked, the story of these founders and patriots as colonists, frontiersmen, and pioneers has been allowed to fade from the public consciousness in favor of the narrative of the "wretched refuse of [the old world's] teeming shore..." Yet immigrants past and present enjoy American liberty and prosperity only because of the efforts of the original settlers to win them, and their willingness to share those blessings with deserving newcomers.

    “It’s quite deniable. The founding stock of this country were not “immigrants” – they were colonists.”

    I wasn’t debating nor disputing this point. Mr. Anon pointed out that there are immigrants by which “America really isn’t their country, it’s just a place they happen to be.” He is other than accurate in his assessment. Those groups who emigrated here and are now citizens are part of this country. It is their country as well if they went through the process legally.

    “As Steve Sailer has often remarked, the story of these founders and patriots as colonists, frontiersmen, and pioneers has been allowed to fade from the public consciousness in favor of the narrative of the “wretched refuse of [the old world's] teeming shore…”

    Americans are generally aware of the founders of this country. However, immigrants like the Irish, Italians, and Slavs were considered to be “garbage” by nativists at various points in time. Millions of immigrants who came to the States had little money, but a strong work ethic and the willingness to embrace our customs and our political traditions.

    “Yet immigrants past and present enjoy American liberty and prosperity only because of the efforts of the original settlers to win them, and their willingness to share those blessings with deserving newcomers.”

    Those original settlers included the British, the Dutch, and the Spanish, among others, who also forcibly removed tribal groups from their settled areas, as well as invaded the world and invited the world by instituting slavery in the Thirteen Colonies.

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  65. @Hibernian
    Jazzman, you might consider Pascal's wager.

    Okay this is the third try to get my response through, as the stalinist censors at this site simply do not want anything which does not fit into their despotic worldview to be publicized. :

    ” Jazzman you might consider Pascal’s wager”

    NO I might not as I do not give a shit about the opinions of “Philosophers”, “Experts” , “Authorities”, etc etc.
    The age of authoritarianism is now coming to an end and mankind will soon begin to realize that one is one’s own ” Authority”, and that the great majority of “Authorities” through the ages were BS artists who were only looking out for their own personal gain.
    There are of course exceptions to every rule and of course there were great minds Goethe, Descartes and others coming to mind.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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    @Binyamin
    Trump a working class hero? Are you mad? His cabinet appointees are almost exclusively wealthy (actually, extremely wealthy) white men. His nepotism is of the order of the despot of the glorious nation of Kazakhstan (to quote Borat, the fictional Kazakh journalist). He is about to authorize tax cuts for the very wealthy. He will reduce the burden of inheritance tax and who will be the beneficiaries? Why, his children off course. One of the little known and bizarre facts of the Trump transition period, not much reported in the media was when several taxi load of mega rich businessman from Mumbai came to see him within hours of winning the election. They were feted by Ivanka, a few papers published pictures of some of the grinning fat cats rubbing shoulder with the soon to be first daughter. When I saw it, my first reaction was what on earth is happening here? Heck, this guy is supposed to make white nationalists crazy with rapture but did he rub shoulders with any of the poor rednecks who voted for him as the new messiah after he won? Hell, no! The Indian connection is to do with the fact that the demented megalomaniac with narcissistic personality disorder has more business interest in India than any other country on earth. Grabbing the key to the White House isn't enough for him and he wants to ensure he keeps the lion's share of the proceeds from his business empire.
    The saddest bit is that on the whole wealthy America did not vote for Trump and ironically they will be the biggest beneficiary of his presidency. The dirt poor white middle Americans whose factories have closed and communities decimated, voted for him in droves and where are they now? Not gone but soon to be forgotten. I expect the poor whites who voted for him will soon realize that they have been mugged.
    Trump has been called all manner of names by his opponents but fundamentally, he is a oligarch. For the first time in history we will have a oligarch in the White House and oligarchs, whichever country they reside in, are psychologically incapable of caring about and showing compassion for the common salt of the earth.

    I agree with you, but Trump is not the Pat Buchanan Conservative Hero like Reagan but a political centralist that had to moved to the right on abortion. I think Trump is good he will in the long term bring back the moderate Republicans that support some nationalistic views on trade and immigration to the party and knock some of the influence of the right wing of the party. Listen to his speech I think this is true.. In fact he is for keeping society security and medicare which is not in the Reagan Vein since Reagan up the payroll taxes on the working class dude and also create the lower tips minimum wage which is at 2.13 per hour plus tips. Reagan also cut social security benefits at age 62, you use to get full benefits before Reagan.

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    @Rich
    2.2 Billion Christians in the world disagree with your ridiculous statement. The concept of you having a soul is difficult to believe, but underneath the arrogance and ignorance, even you have a soul. By the way, you don't think you're a real wizard, do you?

    Lots of the christian figure is counting Catholics and many of them are not Christian in the third world but mixed catholic belief with paganism. There is at the most probably only 700 million Christians not 2 billion. There are some of us that are atheist or pagans, so why should everyone on the right be a christian. Heather Mcdonald is not a christian but writes for city journal on crime by blacks.

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    You should all be Roman Catholics because it is the One True Faith founded by The Son of God. But barring that, you are certainly welcome to believe whatever you like. My point was a reply to the individual who thought it was preposterous to believe in a soul.
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    @attilathehen
    More than 75% of American Asians voted for the "sub-human black" Obama. That's what Derb's wife and daughter did.

    Alex Wagner a newscaster (1/2 white - 1/2 Thai) is dark and is very antiwhite. She married (((Sam Kass))), an Obama White House chef. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Wagner

    Blacks, Asians, Jews hate Caucasians.

    Well, the only placed where Asians vote more Republican is in Republican Counties. Orange County, the Chinese split between the local Republicans and Clinton probably because they think the Donald will make it harder to get visas.

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  69. @anon
    Lots of the christian figure is counting Catholics and many of them are not Christian in the third world but mixed catholic belief with paganism. There is at the most probably only 700 million Christians not 2 billion. There are some of us that are atheist or pagans, so why should everyone on the right be a christian. Heather Mcdonald is not a christian but writes for city journal on crime by blacks.

    You should all be Roman Catholics because it is the One True Faith founded by The Son of God. But barring that, you are certainly welcome to believe whatever you like. My point was a reply to the individual who thought it was preposterous to believe in a soul.

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    So when did Obama go from ‘fro to straightened hair? Had to have happened somewhere btwn here and 2008.

    I thought ever since Malcolm X days, this was viewed as being an ‘unauthentic black’ at least for males.

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    @attilathehen
    I've seen a lot of Asians and they are brownish to dark. A "white skin" is desired but rare among Asians. And also their facial features are very unattractive (I'm being nice). All Asians have dark hair, slanted eyes - not pretty.

    ‘White’ may be rare, but light skin among Asians is not.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but given how the porn industry is filled to the brim with Asian women, and more people look at internet porn than practically anything else on the ‘net, there’s clearly quite a few people who would disagree with global statements about Asians being unattractive. They don’t have to employ Asian women; it’s a business after all. And black women are several fold more common in the US but get way less interest.

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    "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder"

    That is one of the most ridiculous memes in circulation.

    The idea that there is a great percentage of attractive East Asian women who have not had cosmetic surgery and whose faces are not heavily made up is another. (OK, maybe one in ten. I'll be generous and grant you one in ten.)

  72. @Mr. Anon
    "Debatable."

    I don't think you'd find much debate here around the proposition that you are a tiresome bore.

    “Derb and his family are okay by me.”

    "Derb and his family are immigrants to America. By his own metric, there are “too many of them”. "

    I don't care about his metric. I care about mine. A few immigrants of the right kind are no problem.

    "Furthermore, he engaged in race mixing, which I thought was a big no-no to you."

    On the basis of what? I've certainly never said any such thing, nor do I believe it. You thought wrong. You think little.

    "Hypocrite."

    Asshat. You are basing that on nothing but your own false memory or prejudice.

    "Except I am white American citizen like yourself. This action would be a violation of my constitutional rights. So you are advocating something illegal and immoral. Congratulations."

    For the likes of you, exceptions can be made.

    "“Indeed, the proportions in each case bears examining. How many American Muslims committed acts of terrorism on American soil prior to 911?”

    Answer the question."

    Your question is stupid. It's like saying: how many bullets ever killed you before you got shot? So what's your problem with bullets? It's meaningless. You are excluding a huge crime committed by muslims, and cheered by many muslims. I think 911 is kind of important in considering the risk associated with admitting muslims to this country.

    "It’s the country of those immigrants who are naturalized, either recently or in the past. That fact is undeniable."

    No, it really isn't for many of them. It's just a place to do business. They have little or nothing in common with the Europeans who settled, founded, and even subsequently emigrated to this country. We have no virtually no common culture with them.

    "But he was dirty, which is the point. Thank you for agreeing with me. That took guts on your part to admit I was right."

    And so was Johnson. And so was Kennedy. So why weren't they deposed? I was not agreeing with you. I have never found cause to agree with you. You are never right.

    "Because under his watch he enabled his handlers to engage in criminal activity, and the American people had every right to find out the extent of that criminal activity."

    As they had every right to find out the criminal activity engaged in by Johnson and Kennedy. But you don't seem to care about that. Hypocrite.

    I hope that immigration of my family and of myself to our new home, USA,
    and independent (from our family) immigration of my older son
    (via his post-doc status at Harvard U., Physics)
    will turn out beneficial not only for us,
    but for the USA’s founding stock population as well.
    Sure, we do not consider ourselves as “founding stock”.
    Neither, I think, does Derbyshire’s family, may God bless them.

    Clarification. My family and I, are religious-less.
    Still, it is said that
    He may listen even to those who do not believe in Him.

    Grateful to the USA, I.f.f.U.

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  73. @Anonymous
    'White' may be rare, but light skin among Asians is not.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but given how the porn industry is filled to the brim with Asian women, and more people look at internet porn than practically anything else on the 'net, there's clearly quite a few people who would disagree with global statements about Asians being unattractive. They don't have to employ Asian women; it's a business after all. And black women are several fold more common in the US but get way less interest.

    “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”

    That is one of the most ridiculous memes in circulation.

    The idea that there is a great percentage of attractive East Asian women who have not had cosmetic surgery and whose faces are not heavily made up is another. (OK, maybe one in ten. I’ll be generous and grant you one in ten.)

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  74. @polistra
    I'm somewhat less worried about Fort Marcy. Important difference between Trump and Nixon or Reagan: Trump has his own security forces, both physical and cyber. He doesn't have to rely on the Deepstate-owned Secret Service.

    He clearly understands how these things work, as demonstrated by his discussion of paper messages vs email. He's been 'controversial' for decades and he's been watching his back effectively for decades.

    Only Trump (and his naive followers here) believe one man can run the US. The Deep State will soon educate him if he doesn’t get it himself. He’s a new player in an old game and the stakes are literally life or death..

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