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Baby ritualistically abandoned, Saigon, 2018
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In Saigon, the foreign tourists stay mostly downtown, where they can patronize American bars, and restaurants serving Indian, Thai, Korean, Italian, Mexican and Middle Eastern food, not to mention McDonald’s, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Popeyes, Starbucks and Lotteria, the last a Japanese chain. With English as the lingua franca, they can be overseas, yet somewhat at home, and with their smart phones, they can be anchored further in the familiar. Once, traveling meant having virtually no news from home, and no choice but to be immersed in the alien. How many still remember picking up an International Herald Tribune to find out, say, if the Phillies won three days ago?

The salad bowl or cultural mosaic of downtown Saigon is, in fact, quite generic, for it echoes that which can be found all over the world. Far from celebrating differences, multiculturalism blunts distinctivenesses, for cultures tame, tint and distort each other when abutting. During French rule, Vietnamese stopped lacquering their teeth black, started wearing Western clothing, so now, the traditional head wears and tunics are rarely seen, especially on men. In Germany, many school cafeterias have removed pork dishes since their growing population of Muslim students can’t eat them. Putenwurst, anyone?

For two weeks in Saigon, I only went downtown twice, so saw almost no one of another race or even ethnic group, so almost no one who was unfamiliar with the infinity of Vietnamese traditions, habits and tics that make up this nation.

Most mornings, I was awakened by cockcrows, for Vietnamese keep chickens everywhere, even in army barracks and factories. I learnt to identity the sounds of two nearby roosters. For five days straight, however, I was also roused from bed, before seven always, by musicians entertaining funeral guests down the street. Sometimes, it was the funky sounds of Mekong Delta blues, or “nhạc tài tử,” with a supremely evil guitarist jamming away. Other times, it was a horn band, with two trumpets and two saxophones, that sounded like Nola, Motown or Sun Ra, or just plain schmaltzy. They also employed a guy who could balance a motorcycle on his head and shove a long steel rod up his nose. This is no way to send off the dead, you may think, but it’s perfectly normal in Vietnam, and all out in the open, for the entire neighborhood to see.

Another day, an eight-month-old baby was placed in a basket then ritualistically abandoned in an alley. Immediately found by a relative, he was brought home, where his new (old) family gushed, “Oh, what an adorable and sweet baby! He’s so easy to take care of! That’s why we’re adopting him!” The reason for this skit? The kid had been spitting out milk during feeding times.

Imagine either of the above scenarios taking place in Cupertino or Leipzig.

Being among your kind means there’s no need to explain a cultural or historical reference, where nothing is exotic, where conversations are subtle and freely allusive, where humor is constant and deft, where you never have to apologize for just being, but there are also niceties to observe and taboos to avoid, obligations that are ungraspable to nearly all outsiders.

It’s rare to find a man who’s equally at home in two cultures, much less several, but it’s an alluring myth, as testified by the popularity of the Dos Equis ads featuring “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” A suave and world-wearied middle-aged man golfs with bushmen in the African savanna, emerges from an Inuit’s fishing hole, bowls expertly in a Pakistani cricket match, jokes with locals while riding atop an Indian train, walks on hot coals while carrying a woman in the South Pacific, plays handball in Harlem, soaks with macaques in a Japanese hot spring. “He never says something tastes like chicken, not even chicken.” “He can speak French, in Russian.” “When in Rome, they do as he does.” “Locals ask him for directions.” Never out of his element, this impossible character is a globalist icon.

In reality, the vast majority of men can’t even order coffee in a second language, and would feel out of place in a strange bar, much less a foreign country, and that’s fine, for it has always been this way.

Not even war could chase millions of Vietnamese out of the country. Only Communism, a deeply alien ideology, managed to do so, but now that the Party has eased up on its dogmas, many Vietnamese are returning.

Those who have never been to the US, however, still harbor many fantasies about it, for American movies and music videos are hypnotically seductive. Even as it kills and commits suicide, the US tirelessly projects images of boundless wealth, virility and sexiness. Producing next to nothing, it sells dreams.

Last week, I witnessed a bingo game where each number was coupled with a humorous verse. While one man banged on a drum and cymbal, another guy sang, “Mamma, don’t marry me off too far away. The US or Canada is fine! Mamma, don’t marry me off nearby. I’ll visit often to borrow rice!”

Oh, exotic America! A mile from me, there’s a café called Cowboys’ Place, with a slogan in English, “Cowboy Up Your Life.” Its logo is a mean-assed sheriff with two Colt 45’s. What it offers, though, are lassis, matchas, yogurt shakes, Italian sodas, fresh juices and assorted queer, fruity concoctions. It’s clear that neither its owners or clientele have thought too much about the cowboy concept. It doesn’t matter. Cowboys are American, thus cool, and that’s enough of a selling point, apparently.

At a Lotteria, there’s this mangled evocation of America on a wall:

redneck bikers munching sliders look to the past for better riders stars and stripes and girls in stetsons cows in buns and boys in we sterns rock then roll for big check pay days mountain rang estenlane freeways this land is our land but once was their land the untamed food of gold rush miners the beef, the fries the roadside diners, oh say can you see from the nation of night its gift to the world

It’s like Whitman shredded, digested and pooped out. As the country implodes, its spastic myth still lights up the sky.

More sobering tales are filtering back, however. I heard one manicurist, for example, tell of witnessing the rioting in Ferguson, then being robbed at gunpoint three years later, then sued by an overweight customer who sort of fell inside his store.

A people can endure any travails if they still have a common culture and history. With these snuffed out, there’s no nation left to save. Just ask yourself, Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?

Linh Dinh’s latest books are Postcards from the End of America (non-fiction) and A Mere Rica (poetry). He maintains a regularly updated photo blog.

 
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  1. Truth says:

    It’s rare to find a man who’s equally at home in two cultures, much less several, but it’s an alluring myth, as testified by the popularity of the Dos Equis ads featuring “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” A suave and world-wearied middle-aged man golfs with bushmen in the African savanna, emerges from an Inuit’s fishing hole, bowls expertly in a Pakistani cricket match, jokes with locals while riding atop an Indian train, walks on hot coals while carrying a woman in the South Pacific, plays handball in Harlem, soaks with macaques in a Japanese hot spring. “He never says something tastes like chicken, not even chicken.” “He can speak French, in Russian.” “When in Rome, they do as he does.” “Locals ask him for directions.” Never out of his element, this impossible character is a globalist icon.

    I’m going to let you in on a little secret, Linhjo; that campaign was inspired by none other than yours truly.

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  2. 22pp22 says:

    I envy you. What we have lost!

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  3. anon • Disclaimer says:

    The Stranger within my gate,
    He may be true or kind,
    But he does not talk my talk—
    I cannot feel his mind.
    I see the face and the eyes and the mouth,
    But not the soul behind.

    The men of my own stock,
    They may do ill or well,
    But they tell the lies I am wonted to,
    They are used to the lies I tell;
    And we do not need interpreters
    When we go to buy or sell.

    This was my father’s belief
    And this is also mine:
    Let the corn be all one sheaf—
    And the grapes be all one vine,
    Ere our children’s teeth are set on edge
    By bitter bread and wine.
    – Kipling
    You can read the whole thing here

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  4. Hacienda says:

    Lotteria is Korean-Japanese. Founded in Japan by zainichi, and owned by the Lotte Group which is headquartered in Korea. Pure Japanese conglomerates don’t produce the crap English, mangled Americana advertisements Koreans specialize in.

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  5. “Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?”

    Who? Us, of course. We who don’t just want everything in the US, we want everything from everywhere. A hale, hearty, back-slapping, competent, confident American ready to frolic or fight at the drop of a hat, and the opposite a moment later is an impediment to that. We need America to be a shamed, regretful place, somehow still producing things worthy of the ambition of Arabs, Englishmen, Bushmen or Vietnamese hillbillies without the fight or frolic part.

    Our final aims are complete subjugation of all the parts of the globe we covet. Papua New Guinea, not so much, ditto for most of sub Saharan Africa and the Mideast.

    Good luck to us, I suppose. We will find out the hard way that there is a world (literally) of difference between desire and possession. We will learn along with the world, and (perhaps) die in the lesson

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  6. An excellent article. Multiculturalism is just another word for Globalization, i.e. the death of nation states. It also makes traveling redundant. Why bother going to see the world when the world is converging around you, wherever you are?

    The first place where convergence occurs is always in the food. “Fusion cuisine” was all the rage in the 90′s. Now it’s just called “New American”. New American is beef sous-vide with soy sauce and curry powder, then hibachi grilled, served with sides of arroz con pollo, brussel sprouts roasted with honey and Sriracha, paired with a California wine. The world is colliding. New American is followed by New Canadian, New Australian, New French, New English, New Scandinavian…all serving more or less the same food. Meanwhile there’s not a corner in the world you could go to without seeing American fast food, Starbucks, Chili’s, Pizza Hut. The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

    For two millennia Jews have always been the outside group in every western country they lived in, because they refused to convert and assimilate. Not surprisingly they are the biggest pushers of multiculturalism, encouraging every group to move to the west then hold on to their culture and language. When they are the only outside group they are targeted, but when every group is an outside group they will no longer be the lone outside group and targeted. The newcomers, be they Mexican, Chinese, Indian or Muslim, were once eager to learn the langugage and fit in, now that they are in such large numbers, they no longer need to, and are encouraged not to.

    First take over the financial system, then Hollywood, then the media, the education system, the deep state and gradually turn the United States of America into the DisUnited States of America, next force open borders and turn it into the DisUnited Nations of America, last turn it into The Federation as in Star Wars, one world one government, run from the world capital of Jerusalem. I’d say the plan is going well.

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  7. anon • Disclaimer says:

    Darwin’s absurd claim that isolation creates diversity, while the removal of this isolation, by e.g., artificial introduction of invasive species, or merging of landmasses, causes species extinction, hybridization and a loss of diversity, was just an atavistic White male pseudo-scientific rationalization for White supremacy; an attempt to justify the violation of the human right of non-whites to immigrate to White countries, and enrich them.

    Plurality of cultures on one landmass is diversity, the long-term consequences of this proximity to the survival of those cultures be damned. The existence of unique cultures on distinct landmasses is not sufficient to achieve multiculturalism. Propinquity of eclectic huddled masses is vital to the multicultural vision. We must blend to where we have eliminated all distinction, and the canvas is covered in a uniform gray coat. We will only have true multiculturalism when all cultures look the same. Then, when we have achieved perfect cultural-entropy, will we have utopia.

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  8. ‘…During French rule, Vietnamese stopped lacquering their teeth black…’ Not a bad idea, and during British rule the Indians stopped bride-burning. During Spanish rule Mexicans stopped taking people’s hearts out while alive. And during Yankee rule the South stopped having slaves and started having public schools. Yup things are tough.

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  9. BTW Why is Dinh writing all this on the ‘World Wide Web’ which for years now has been breaking down individual cultures? Shouldn’t he be writing this in Vietnamese on traditional Vietnamese paper?

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  10. republic says:

    I usually don’t pay much attention to Irish politics, but a few days ago I saw
    An article about the new head of Sinn Fein, a woman named Mary Lou McDonald,
    Then I saw her picture, for sure she is not ethnic Irish. Multiculturalism is rapidly accelerating in Ireland, there by mid century ethnic Irish will be in a minority position.
    Americans, Canadians, Australians and the British don’t really want to be a minority
    In their own house, but rootless cosmopolitans, a people that shall dwell alone, have decided
    Nationalism is to be destroyed because it is a threat to their interests.

    or The Wagner Hitler Loved

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  11. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @anony-mouse

    The internet is a tool. Why do Jews like yourself insist on breaking down individual cultures and imposing yourselves on other peoples?

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  12. @Realist 2018

    Multiculturalism is just another word for Globalization, i.e. the death of nation states. It also makes traveling redundant. Why bother going to see the world when the world is converging around you, wherever you are?

    Not really. Multiculturalism is just the attempt by one set of whites to gain leverage over another set of whites in various venues, particularly “politically correct” ones. Outside such surreal venues, “multiculturalism” often translates into such things as boilerplate Black History Month pablum- with the Martin King “Dream” speeches, which serve white purposes quite well, as they fob off the culluds and divert attention from the full scope of white duplicity to setback such culluds. And “multiculti” things like kids making pinatas in school are rather small beer, despite breathless claims of the “end of Western civilization.” “Multiculturalism” these days is a handle to advance mostly white sub-agendas, like the white gay agenda, which has piggybacked on legitimate civil rights themes that black people fought and died for, for over a century.

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    The first place where convergence occurs is always in the food.

    LOL not necessarily. The bedroom is often where a lot of “convergence” first takes place.

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    For two millennia Jews have always been the outside group in every western country they lived in, because they refused to convert and assimilate. Not surprisingly they are the biggest pushers of multiculturalism, encouraging every group to move to the west then hold on to their culture and language.

    Jews are not the only group pushing immigration. White Anglos have pushed for massive immigration in US history- in the matter of black slavery to begin with, but also as far as Mexican migration, so Anglo corporations and individual businessmen can reap the profits of cheap labor, enriching themselves. The cheap labor also contributes fulsome tax revenue to keep social security systems solvent for aging white populations.

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    The newcomers, be they Mexican, Chinese, Indian or Muslim, were once eager to learn the langugage and fit in, now that they are in such large numbers, they no longer need to, and are encouraged not to.

    Dubious. Who says Mexicans, Chinese etc “were once eager” to learn the language and fit in? And in fact, whites themselves often DISCOURAGED the outsiders from “fitting in” with discrimination in employment and government, and periodic massacres, mass deportations (Operation Wetback 1950s anyone?) and mass mayhem. Indeed, many white rightists heap scorn on Mexicans, Chinese etc 24/7, which is one reason many are not eager to “fit in” to the racialized order decreed, or advocated by said white rightists.

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    gradually turn the United States of America into the DisUnited States of America, next force open borders and turn it into the DisUnited Nations of America, last turn it into The Federation as in Star Wars, one world one government, run from the world capital of Jerusalem. I’d say the plan is going well.

    Keep in mind that many white nationalists actually WANT a DIS-united States, and indeed argue for a separate, pure, white Aryan state, with the remaining culluds to get a trivial slice of the worse land for their “nation states”- just as in classical South African “separate development” apartheid. Many White rightists actually WANT a breakup of the US.

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  13. Balaji says:

    Thanks so much for your work. I discovered you only recently and will not miss another of your columns.

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  14. grapesoda says:

    The USA used to have more of a culture before we started letting in people like Linh Dinh

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  15. “How many still remember picking up an International Herald Tribune to find out, say, if the Phillies won three days ago?”

    I remember Uncle Sam flying over 16mm films of baseball games already three weeks old to keep us entertained. Most of us rarely left the compound because there wasn’t much worth seeing on the economy, and we weren’t very welcome besides.

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  16. @anony-mouse

    Mr. Dinh is doing the Lord’s work, and I wish him much success in his ancient and charming homeland. May he write in English on the WWW for many more years.

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  17. Corvinus says:
    @Realist 2018

    “First take over the financial system, then Hollywood, then the media, the education system, the deep state and gradually turn the United States of America into the DisUnited States of America, next force open borders and turn it into the DisUnited Nations of America, last turn it into The Federation as in Star Wars, one world one government, run from the world capital of Jerusalem. I’d say the plan is going well.”

    The plan is going beyond anyone’s expectations. Tens of millions of everyday Americans have been duped–unlike yourself, so you must have a secret, do tell–to obey their Jewish masters. They have no free will, no agency, no ability to think for themselves.

    Looks like white people, in the end, are inferior to succumbing to outside temptation. It’s unfortunately in-born. We normies are doomed…

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  18. TG says:

    An interesting but somewhat rambling post. Let me go with this last bit: “Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?”

    I think it’s quite simple. Follow the money. One man’s prosperity is another’s ‘uncompetitive labor costs.’ The rich, as a class, want cheap labor above all else. Remember how in the American Civil war, Southern plantation owners fought a bloody civil war to maintain their slave-related profits?

    So American got rich, and labor was king. Salaries were sky high. This was not bad for the economy as a whole – far for it – but it was certainly bad for all those rich (or wanna-be rich) who didn’t have the talent to make if by efficient management. But it’s so easy to make money when you can take a business employing people for $20/hour, and replace them with people making $10/hour… and then $5/hour… That takes no talent at all. And the easiest way to get cheap labor is to flood that market, because nobody beats the law of supply and demand.

    Currently the rich have been sadly unable to convince Americans to have six kids each starting at age 14, so the rich are importing the surplus population of the third world instead. Economically, the same difference. Now a united American working class might fight back – indeed, did fight back, successfully, last time. But this time the rich are going full divide-and-conquer. Don’t let Americans think of themselves as Americans, the way the melting pot used to work. No, make Americans think of themselves as blacks and hispanics and Indian-Americans etc.etc. and distract them with identity politics. Break the idea of the nation, have us all squabbling for crumbs while the elites get the whole loaf.

    That’s how the ancient Roman empire ended. It’s an old story really.

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  19. Sam J. says:
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    ““Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?”

    Who? Us, of course….”

    That’s a total lie. It’s the Jews of course. The Jews constantly are doing this and then lying about it and pretending it’s anything but them.

    For this and many other reasons our only recourse is to get rid of them. If Whites are to survive we must kick the Jews out of our territories and never let them come back.

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  20. Sam J. says:
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    “…Not really. Multiculturalism is just the attempt by one set of whites to gain leverage over another set of whites in various venue…”

    The main people pushing this is the Jews. They provide most of the funding for this.

    “…Keep in mind that many white nationalists actually WANT a DIS-united States…”

    Well I’m a White Nationalist and me and a lot of others alike biggest thing we want is to get rid of the Jews, stop their deviant behavior and hatred towards us. I can deal with people of all races but not the Jews. They are determined to destroy Whites. Other races are not. If we stop mass immigration we can come to some agreement with the immigrants but not with the Jews constantly spewing hatred.

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  21. @TG

    “Southern plantation owners fought a bloody civil war to maintain their slave-related profits?”

    TG, when you use an erroneous statement as the basis for your reasoning, you’re going to come to an erroneous conclusion. I doubt that will change your reasoning, but it seemed worthwhile to try.

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  22. Miro23 says:

    Being among your kind means there’s no need to explain a cultural or historical reference, where nothing is exotic, where conversations are subtle and freely allusive, where humor is constant and deft, where you never have to apologize for just being, but there are also niceties to observe and taboos to avoid, obligations that are ungraspable to nearly all outsiders.

    A people can endure any travails if they still have a common culture and history. With these snuffed out, there’s no nation left to save.

    Ultimately this is true, but “your kind” could, I suppose, be an ethnic non-Vietnamese born in Vietnam with a Vietnam First attitude with a full commitment to Vietnam and Vietnam as the home of the Vietnamese people. In fact this person would be Vietnamese, and regard Downtown as a foreign place.

    That’s not to say that as a Vietnamese, they can’t have friendly relations with foreigners.

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  24. @Truth

    Very well said as usual, LD.

    I’d just quibble that more than two billion people in this world can easily “order coffee in a second language”, though that seems to be a fairly recent development in the scheme of human history.

    Hundreds of millions of people in India can converse in Hindi plus at least one other language (their local native language, such as Kannada in Bangalore), often two other languages (add English).

    Hundreds of millions of people in China can converse in Mandarin (which they are required to learn at school) and in their own local native language (such as Cantonese or Shanghaiese). (In Singapore, of course, they’re almost all fluent in both Mandarin and English at a minimum.)

    At least a couple hundred million people in Europe can converse in their own language plus English or some other European language.

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  25. @anony-mouse

    Public schools? American public schools? You might want to find a better example of Yankee progress and enlightenment. America’s government-run schools are a global embarrassment. The U.S.A ranks near the bottom of so-called developed nations in education. Children who were schooled in Afghanistan, in a mud-brick one-room schoolhouses without plumbing, score better on standardized math tests than American children.

    And you want to talk about creativity and innovation? I hear these words a lot, but I don’t see either art or innovation emanating from America’s public schools.

    And please don’t tell me again about some “magnet school” in Bedford-Stuyvesant. I’ve heard enough teachers’ union propaganda over the last forty years.

    Today’s American youth know nothing of their own history, and a political map of the world is apparently verboten. (It might lead to unclean, right-wing thoughts.)

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  26. Da Wei says:
    @Sam J.

    Viva Edward I

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  27. eah says:

    quite generic

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  28. eah says:

    A people can endure any travails if they still have a common culture and history. With these snuffed out, there’s no nation left to save. Just ask yourself, Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?

    Thanks for this Mr Linh Dinh.

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  29. helena says:
    @Sam J.

    A spokesperson for Milah UK, which campaigns to protect the right of the Jewish community to carry out male circumcision, described the practice as “a non-negotiable element of Jewish identity”. A ban would make “sustainable Jewish life in the country impossible,” he said.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/iceland-male-circumcision-ban-religious-leaders-outrage-mp-bill-proposed-a8217696.html

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  30. Da Wei says:
    @grapesoda

    Curb thy tongue, knave!
    Lest it be thought ye blame Linh Dinh for our demise.

    The fault, dear grapesoda, is not in the stars like Linh Dinh — himself a writer of great perception and wit — but in ourselves that we are underlings.

    What he writes here is for us to see and to use. It is all in the final paragraph, and as all good writers do, he expects us to fill in the blanks, solve the puzzle and thereby to infuse the answer with the energy of our own discovery.

    Just who has had the means and desire to hollow us out? Who has had the money and the banks, the media and the publishing houses and the best U.S. government money can buy?

    And what have they done with their power to hollow us out, to make us insipid? They have thrown away our jobs, broken our economy and taken our homes. They have enticed us with money handouts and patronizing false pity to label ourselves handicapped. They have turned us into a nation of lame brain drug store junkies and have told us we are smart and free and we’ve believed them. They have blown up our buildings, killed our people and scared hell out of us. They have told a welfare matriarchy of blacks with hordes of incarcerated black men that they have no duty of self care, that it’s all the fault of white people, and that they are victims. Now, just about everybody is a victim and it’s the fault of those white people! They have told those same white people that they are the cause of all the problems, and in believing that we have allowed ourselves to be hobbled by guilt and insecurity. There goes our common cultural core of Christianity and the strength that it once represented.

    They have sent their criminal leader to our own Congress, and our best paid whores have stood up to applaud our own undoing.

    No, our undoing is not from the coming of Asian people, or the likes of them. It is from those who weaseled in long before and took over our money system, our education system and our lame ass institutional thinking. It’s the cynical Jews. Say it while you can, because it may soon be illegal to do so. Now, lest we do something quick, it will be our fault, not theirs entirely that it happened.

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  31. helena says:

    I think Linh is right to focus on language. Language is potentially a potent driver of evolution but it seems to be treated as collateral.

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    Is it just me or is the Comment Archive not working properly?

    If you click for ‘earlier items’, the subsequent pages are the same as the latest page.

    For example:

    http://www.unz.com/comments/all/?commenterfilter=The+Alarmist

    http://www.unz.com/comments/all/page/2/?commenterfilter=The%20Alarmist

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  33. Bartolo says:

    Excellent article.

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    @Truth

    “inspired by” meaning what exactly? Who owned Copyrights?

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  35. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Sam J.

    Please assure us that you wiil be staying so I can book my ticket out with some assurance, even if I have to pay the surcharge for non Jews wanting to leave the dregs behind.

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  36. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Twodees Partain

    Is your point simply that the war started well before the Emancipation Proclamation? A good point I would say. Worth making repeatedly.

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  37. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @grapesoda

    If you didn’t want such a diverse nation, you and other whites shouldn’t have interfered with so many other countries.

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    @Sam J.

    What about the WASPS that are pushing the same agenda as the Jews?

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  39. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    I agree the Civil War was not primarily about slavery as we are taught in schools.

    But it definately played a large role, and Southern Slave Owners were definately fighting to maintain their profits.

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  40. @Kam Phlodius

    America’s public schools used to be good. In the late 1960s, though, they began deteriorating and are now pretty hopeless.

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  41. “Locals ask him for directions.”

    That’s happened to me a lot. It’s pretty strange, and usually I can’t help them.

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  42. @Anonymous

    Very sad to now admit that LDS Mormon political and church leaders are as bad as the Jews on mass immigration and also just go along to get along with the Jewish Neo Conservative Zionist war mongers.

    It s very important that we personally insult and Dox the worst LDS Mormon race traitors/immigration traitors like Mittens Romney and Rep. Flake in Arizona or just the regular White LDS Mormons in Arizona that kept re electing Sen. john McCain.

    These LDS Mormons like Mitt Romney look clean, healthy with nice White families, but they do not think and act like us. They are indifferent to the mass Muslim migrant invasions of Europe. Thousands of English girls getting raped in Rotherham England and Sweden , it doesn t register wi LDS Mormon leaders – the main mission in life is to dress neat, agree wi whomever happens to be in the room with them at the time (undocumented, Muslims the worst Jews) and eventually they can be like Mittens Romeny or the new 94 year old LDS President/prophet who s never kissed a woman who wasn’t t his wife, never smoked tobacco, MJ, had a beer or a glass of wine or even a hot drink cup of coffee.

    Don t try to use reason with these idiot cowardly Latter Day Sissies. Let s just take a page from Fidel Castro and clear out our jails and insane aslyums, TB infected homeless shelters and dump these criminal plague people,on Bountiful Utah.

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  43. Che Guava says:
    @Hacienda

    That is utter nonsense. Our companies continue to out-do the Koreans with nonsensical writing and bad slogans in Ingurishu.

    Though, you may be the visitor from a different version of the planet, like Charlton Heston in Planet of the Apes, so understandable on that.

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  44. gwynedd1 says:
    @EnnriiqueCardovaa

    Anytime anyone focuses on the political motivations of a particular group its usually true. However they often fail to take into account all of them. Whites as a whole are rivals of other races but races are not people. Most rivals among people are of the same race. Races hardly even operate at the conscious level. Such large groups of people would be lucky to operate at the intelligence level of a rodent. Its hardly my dynamic than a bacterial colony.

    Whites currently use brown people to create a moral framework which will put them at the top of the heap. Muh virtues. Take feminism as another example. Women don’t want equal rights. They are merely talking about themselves, not “women”. They fully intend to take leading positions to dominate other women.

    Some people like humanity, or claim to. I am not one of these. I like individual people better. Humanity is at its best when you interact with an individual. I find Humanity on the whole merely ferments like a crock.

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  45. Che Guava says:

    Well, Linh, I am very pleased to hear that you remain happy in the bosom of the motherland. I am repeating myself, but less than two years ago, you were directly telling me that even temp. return to Vietnam was impossible. Now you are married there.

    Sincere 祝、

    I wonder about the age difference between you and your very new wife. If she were your age, or close to it, she would not being able to conceive.

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  46. Corvinus says:
    @Jack Ryan OD

    “Don t try to use reason with these idiot cowardly Latter Day Sissies. Let s just take a page from Fidel Castro and clear out our jails and insane aslyums, TB infected homeless shelters and dump these criminal plague people,on Bountiful Utah.”

    You do realize how irrational is your suggestion, which makes you no different than the group you supposedly despise for engaging in similar behavior.

    “It s very important that we personally insult and Dox…”

    IF you are a Christian, how does your proposal fall in line with God’s message of peace and love? Please be specific.

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  47. Corvinus says:
    @Da Wei

    “No, our undoing is not from the coming of Asian people, or the likes of them. It is from those who weaseled in long before and took over our money system, our education system and our lame ass institutional thinking. It’s the cynical Jews.”

    Assuming this group is responsible for a myriad of problems in America, what are you personally doing to stop this threat?

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  48. Hacienda says:
    @Che Guava

    I know individuals and smaller organizations in Japan create ridiculous English, but I was talking about Korean vs Japanese conglomerate advertising. For example:

    https://tinyurl.com/y8wkvzes

    Beat that.

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  49. Che Guava says:
    @Hacienda

    OK, you are having one good xample, am understanding that you want me to post a ‘better’, there are many, but my need to sleeping. is the stronger.

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  50. Truth says:
    @eah

    Sounds familiar.

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  51. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @grapesoda

    And now, having taken the resources and time of the US, he leaves. He should at least pay for the cost of everything he got from us.

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    @Anonymous

    The Vietnamese like Manischewitz wine. I’m sure they like sloe gin. Just goes to show you that where ever you go the sweet booze is readily available for people who like it.

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  53. Hacienda says:
    @Che Guava

    You just posted an example of some ridiculous English. But, I want to see conglomerate examples.
    Will be waiting.

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  54. @Anonymous

    Definition of these people,
    They are called sayanims,
    They are mostly people in government and participants in politics.

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  55. Hu Mi Yu says:
    @anon

    Where did you learn about Darwin? In the Frankfurt School? Not by reading him, that is for sure.

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  56. @Che Guava

    My wife’s about thirteen years younger than I am.
    Congratulations, LD, you sly dog.

    What’s Vietnamese for “robbing the cradle”? ;)

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  57. @Corvinus

    “Christian” doesn’t have to mean “get trampled on without ever saying a naughty word or getting angry.”

    Screw Mittens Romney and any Mormons who are selling us and their own culture out with him.

    The lives, safety, freedom, and culture of our children MATTER more than Romney or his family’s feelings. They matter more than the apparent desire of some Christians to “talk nice” while the enemies are inside the gates and “our own” people are helping them take over.

    Anything that gets in the way must go if our posterity and our way of life are to survive and thrive. Christians who wish to live and thrive and leave something worthwhile for their children, must fight hard in politics and economic & social competition alike.

    To Hell with the Robert’s Rules of Order, and literally to Hell with those trying to harm and subjugate us — including traitor bitch Mitt Romney.

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  58. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Eased up Government usually means the slaves would prefer a master that never allows itself to be confused with Government. So the slaves want more laws, more restrictions, walls, and other Big Government intrusions to protect private property and rich people from the Government. It’s an unpleasant noise of message switching schizophrenia best overheard in any country near you, paid for by the Government and placed online to capture your output.

    We can’t get the truth about current events. What makes people think they can get the truth about the past?

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  59. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Che Guava

    Hi Che Guava,

    You’re superimposing a stereotypical fantasy onto my life. Who said I’m newly married to a young bride? I’ve been married for 17 years, and my wife is 45.

    Linh

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  60. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Are you paying to read my articles, you cowardly, anonymous, freeloading white man?

    And have you given any thought to the fact that Americans are paying for all that foreign goods with funny money, farted out of thin air from the Federal Reserve’s ass?

    Pensar antes de hablar, my slow stewing one.

    It’s morning in Phnom Penh. The beautiful people are outside. What a contrast they are to you. Enough of this free tutoring lesson. You’re welcome.

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  61. AaronB says:
    @Linh Dinh

    You live in Asia now and no longer in America?

    You lucky lucky man!

    I was in Phnom Phen a year ago – mornings by the river are sublime, and the cheerful crowds, the chaos, the restaurants – it’s all wonderful. An environment not shaped by human hands, like a wilderness, and soothing to the soul. The opposite of a sterile American suburb.

    Check out Kampot if you have the time, a scruffy, relaxed town an hour or two away.

    Enjoy yourself – and please continue to write your wonderful essays. They are a delight.

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  62. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Linh Dinh

    [Something the "Anonymous" handle is used for extremely crude and nasty "false-flag" attacks by the same IP used by a regular commenter who always provides perfectly thoughtful and level-headed remarks. I guess that's just the "trolling" temptation provided by the Internet.]

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  63. Corvinus says:
    @RadicalCenter

    “Christian” doesn’t have to mean “get trampled on without ever saying a naughty word or getting angry.”

    Absolutely.

    “Screw Mittens Romney and any Mormons who are selling us and their own culture out with him.”

    No one is selling anyone out. That is your imagination.

    “The lives, safety, freedom, and culture of our children MATTER more than Romney or his family’s feelings.”

    Our children, meaning white, correct? Well, perhaps for those who think along the same lines as yourself, assuredly. But not all white people believe in what you promote, nor should they.

    “They matter more than the apparent desire of some Christians to “talk nice” while the enemies are inside the gates and “our own” people are helping them take over.”

    There is no “enemy”, nor are white people committing acts of treason in assisting that “enemy”.

    “Anything that gets in the way must go if our posterity and our way of life are to survive and thrive.”

    White people are surviving and thriving.

    “To Hell with the Robert’s Rules of Order, and literally to Hell with those trying to harm and subjugate us — including traitor bitch Mitt Romney.”

    More drama on your part.

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  64. Da Wei says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Linh Dinh,

    I am in the dark here, so please clarify something for me. You are supposed to pay for this?
    I did not know that, nor do I know how to pay. How does that part work? In asking this, I
    do not want wise ass jeers from any kibitzer.

    I am asking you how I should have been paying. Or, were you being somewhat ironic?

    Da Wei

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  65. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Da Wei

    Hi Da Wei,

    All I meant was, the cowardly “anonymous” was getting something from me for free, yet he demanded that I reimbursed him. Just to be clear here, I don’t have to write for free for cowardly assholes. I don’t have to be on Unz at all.

    For nearly a decade, readers at my blog supported me, and that’s why I can afford to do this. If I feel that it’s no longer worth it, I can simply stop.

    Linh

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  66. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Da Wei

    Hi Da Wei,

    Way too often, the comments after my articles have nothing to do with the issues raised, but cheap shots at me, for these people are obsessed about race, and it colors all their thoughts. They would prefer Unz to be an all-white forum.

    Morons who fling shit anonymously disgrace not just themselves, but their race and civilization, not that they give a shit, and that’s why Craig Roberts no longer allows comments after his articles. Who can blame him?

    Linh

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  67. @Da Wei

    I think that Linh was being sarcastic in response to the troll’s comment. I added one anonymous commenter to my ignore list last year and now I don’t see posts by anyone posting as “anonymous”. Linh seems to have noticed nasty posting coming from someone using the anonymous handle and has deleted a comment with an explanation of why he did so.

    That’s good, Linh. I doubt that any of your readers want to be subjected to that kind of commentary.

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  68. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Twodees Partain

    Hi Twodees Partain,

    Since I don’t have moderation power, I can’t delete a comment, no matter how off-topic, idiotic or gratuitously insulting.

    Linh

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  69. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Twodees Partain

    Censorship? Sounds variously like Vietnam, or maybe the US. The suppression of words, images, or ideas that are offensive . This type of thing happens whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal political or moral values on others. That’s the whole point isn’t it?

    The Government usually uses private owners to do the censorship. Otherwise some wag would declare that the constitution forbids Government censorship. A proper authoritarian culture writes codes and invents rituals that are designed to allow what you’d casually assume they were intended to prevent.

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  70. Truth says:

    Damn, you guys done pissed Linhjo off!

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  71. Talha says:
    @Linh Dinh

    That’s too bad, Mr. Dinh – I definitely support you getting moderating power for your threads. There’s no reason why you should have to put up with nonsense under your articles.

    Peace.

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  72. Talha says:
    @Linh Dinh

    C’mon Mr. Dinh, the man just wants his 40 acres and a mule. Surely you can help him out with reparations seeing that Vietnamese oppressed White people in America for so long.

    Be a good sport send him some rice. And a mule. And 40 acres.

    Peace.

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  73. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Vietnam at the winter olympics? Not in the games as competitors but in a torch bearing ceremony in January.

    The torch symbolizes the gift of fire from Prometheus of Greek Mythology. The fire also symbolizes the goodwill and harmony of the games. Whichever turns you on.

    Supermodel sex symbol Thanh Hang – one of the Viet-participants – said she wanted to popularise the image of dynamic and confident Vietnamese women.

    Why didn’t Vietnam send a tranny? The upper classes have done the transgender thing for generations and want the rest of us to accept them while they get away with stuff in private. The modern world has so much gender confusion it is a surprise to see Vietnam fall so far behind at the Winter Olympics.

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  74. @Corvinus

    My children are about half-white, half-Asian, so no, I didn’t mean only all-white children. But most of the people who are realistic candidates for strong support of our traditional Anglo/European language, culture, and mores — and yes, for the rights and interests of white people who face increasing violence and discrimination — are white, have a white parent, or are married to a white person (like my wife).

    As for white people thriving, that is out of touch with the lives of many millions of white (and half-white ;) Americans. You can blame them to whatever degree you like, and surely some poor or declining white people have made foolish decisions to arrive here they are (longer-term underemployment or unemployment, opioid addiction, etc.) — just as some poor people of any race are at least partially responsible for their predicament. But those many millions of white Americans are definitely not thriving, and the number of those not thriving economically, socially, and medically seems to be growing (and not just because of the increasing average age of the white population).

    There is no enemy who targets white people in the USA? Okay, keep sticking your head in the sand if that helps you to avoid the “drama.”

    It is mostly white people in IT and other fields who are displaced by H1B foreigners, when the companies often can find an American to do the job if they advertise enough and pay enough. We have a close personal friend who was effectively replaced in his solid journalism job by a foreigner and has never been able to find an equivalent job despite wide networking and hard work in the years since. We have an acquaintance who lost his excellent IT job near LA and likewise has not been able to get back near that level of pay and responsibility for nearly two years. These are not lazy, poorly educated, poorly trained, or disagreeable people/employees in any way, and neither one of them was fired for poor performance, misconduct, or any other cause than the employer wanting to screw them to pay a foreigner less (and perhaps some racial or religious animus on the part of the Muslim supervisor who laid off my journalist friend).

    It is mostly white people who were beaten, threatened, and spit on by “antifa protestors” while police stood by and watched in Berkeley and many other places in the past couple years — for wearing political shirts that the LA thugs didn’t like, I myself was knocked to the ground and spit on, my wife AND OUR SMALL CHILDREN were expressly threatened, and the police here in LA did nothing during or after the incidents.

    It is white (and Asian) Americans who are openly disadvantaged in university admissions and job competition through the Orwellian-named “affirmative action.’

    It is whites whom police have proven more likely to shoot in an encounter, not blacks.

    The Democrats are glorified for openly favoring the interests of non-whites because they are non-whites, but the Republicans are pilloried if they do or advocate something that would tend to help white Americans — formerly known simply as AMERICANS — let alone actually mention that white people here in the USA have a culture and a record of achievement that are worth honoring, preserving, modernizing, and furthering.

    It is primarily whites — especially traditional heterosexual families, fathers, and Christians — who are relentlessly mocked and negatively portrayed in TV programs and advertisements, movies, and on the internet. Our own children are brainwashed to be ashamed of their European genetic and cultural heritage and to distance themselves from their own parents’ values and their own nation.

    Mittens Romney, the target of my invective, is condemning those of us who want to preserve / regain our culture, way of life, and not be ruled by unassimilable foreigners who are indifferent-to-hostile towards us and that culture. He will oppose meaningful border security and any effort to make this a civilized European country again. He is selling us out.

    But I wouldn’t want to be too dramatic.

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  75. jtl170 says:
    @RadicalCenter

    Outstanding reply!

    (I’d hit the “Agree” button, but I don’t have enough comments to do so)

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  76. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Anyone heard from Revusky and IF he will meet up with Linh and Barrett on Truth Jihad? Need a breakdown on how China figures in the Syria situation and how this might have far reaching effects for the natives on the ground in the ‘Nam.

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  77. iffen says:

    Just ask yourself, Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?

    Sad, LD, simply very sad.

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  78. jtl170 says:
    @Anonymous

    So the southern slave owners were the ones fighting on the front lines? I think not.

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  79. jtl170 says:
    @Anonymous

    In their defense, at least the white colonizers brought with them modern science, agriculture, medicine, education and political organization. Non-white immigration to white countries seems to bring terrorism, crime, poverty and racial resentment.

    Above all, your comment illustrates how quick the Left is to abandon the standard line that “diversity is our strength” and reveal its true colors: “Yeah, diversity sucks. But you deserve it, whitey!”

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  80. Corvinus says:
    @RadicalCenter

    “My children are about half-white, half-Asian, so no, I didn’t mean only all-white children. But most of the people who are realistic candidates for strong support of our traditional Anglo/European language, culture, and mores — and yes, for the rights and interests of white people who face increasing violence and discrimination — are white, have a white parent, or are married to a white person (like my wife).”

    You are trying to have your racial cake and eat it, too. Once you have crossed over to the “dark side”–the mixing of the races–your insistence on strictly adhering to traditional Anglo-European values goes out the door. There is an obligation to enable your children to at the very least experience their heritage from the East. That assures them that their identity to one side of the family remains. Certainly, they should be exposed to western culture and ideas, as that is also your duty. But in the overall scheme of things, most white Americans do not look at it through your lens. It is about American, not Anglo-European, culture.

    “But those many millions of white Americans are definitely not thriving, and the number of those not thriving economically, socially, and medically seems to be growing (and not just because of the increasing average age of the white population).”

    Among lower-class whites, among working class whites, among poorly educated whites, absolutely an argument could be made that they are experiencing a wide range of financial and health problems, but they are no different than their black or Hispanic counterparts. For starters, 10% of whites are considered poor, the white unemployment rate is relatively low, households headed by whites have experienced in increase in median net worth, and 88% of whites have health insurance.

    “There is no enemy who targets white people in the USA? Okay, keep sticking your head in the sand if that helps you to avoid the “drama.””

    It is oversold how the Jews and the elites are purposely engaging in ensuring the genocide of whites, at best, or the replacement of whites from important political and social positions, at worst.

    “It is mostly white people in IT and other fields who are displaced by H1B foreigners, when the companies often can find an American to do the job if they advertise enough and pay enough.”

    Absolutely. We agree.

    “It is mostly white people who were beaten, threatened, and spit on by “antifa protestors” while police stood by and watched in Berkeley and many other places in the past couple years — for wearing political shirts that the LA thugs didn’t like…”

    The protests at Berkeley were generally peaceful. Blacks, whites, and Hispanics, both from the right and the left, were beaten, threatened, and spit on by extremists. The police attempted to keep order and made arrests.

    “I myself was knocked to the ground and spit on, my wife AND OUR SMALL CHILDREN were expressly threatened, and the police here in LA did nothing during or after the incidents.”

    Taking small children to a protest rally where there is a distinct likelihood that there will be violence, given past experiences, to me is irresponsible on your part.

    “It is white (and Asian) Americans who are openly disadvantaged in university admissions and job competition through the Orwellian-named “affirmative action.’”

    Definitely see your point here.

    “It is whites whom police have proven more likely to shoot in an encounter, not blacks.”

    Statistics and sources?

    “The Democrats are glorified for openly favoring the interests of non-whites because they are non-whites…”

    In some cases, absolutely.

    “but the Republicans are pilloried if they do or advocate something that would tend to help white Americans — formerly known simply as AMERICANS — let alone actually mention that white people here in the USA have a culture and a record of achievement that are worth honoring, preserving, modernizing, and furthering.”

    Depends upon what is being advocated and how it is being advocated. Furthermore, the USA has a culture and a record of achievement from different racial and ethnic groups.

    “It is primarily whites — especially traditional heterosexual families, fathers, and Christians — who are relentlessly mocked and negatively portrayed in TV programs and advertisements, movies, and on the internet.”

    In some cases, yes.

    “Our own children are brainwashed to be ashamed of their European genetic and cultural heritage and to distance themselves from their own parents’ values and their own nation.”

    No, that would be Fake News. Besides, Generation Z celebrates their genetic and cultural heritage as Americans, and tend to embrace their the values of their parents and nation.

    “Mittens Romney, the target of my invective, is condemning those of us who want to preserve / regain our culture, way of life, and not be ruled by unassimilable foreigners who are indifferent-to-hostile towards us and that culture.”

    Remember, eastern and southern Europeans (and Asians) were in the same boat, as they were considered by nativists to be hostile and completely lacking in any ability whatsoever to immerse themselves in the American culture.

    “He will oppose meaningful border security and any effort to make this a civilized European country again.”

    Our nation is civilized, and it is European and non-European in character.

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  81. @Hu Mi Yu

    Nobody learns about Darwin by reading him anymore. I have yet to meet a contemporary Darwinist for who evolution is anything more than a vague, whateverish sense of natural change organized along hastily contrived fitness principles, and that includes the soi-disant geniuses at Sailer’s place.

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  82. jtl170 says:
    @Corvinus

    “It is about American, not Anglo-European, culture….Furthermore, the USA has a culture and a record of achievement from different racial and ethnic groups….Our nation is civilized, and it is European and non-European in character.”

    What a bunch of ahistorical “we are the world” hand-waving. American culture is OVERWHELMINGLY based on Anglo-European norms, from the English language to Protestant Christianity to a legal and political system built from English common law and Enlightenment political theory. As for achievements by “different racial and ethnic groups,” these have only occurred within an overarching framework of Anglo-European norms and a culturally and politically dominant white supermajority (90% as of the 1960s). I have no idea what you mean by our nation’s purported “non-European” character.

    For some info regarding disproportionate police shootings of whites:

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/black-lies-matter/article/2600164

    snip: “The facts are these: Last year, the police shot 990 people, the vast majority armed or violently resisting arrest, according to the Washington Post’s database of fatal police shootings. Whites made up 49.9 percent of those victims, blacks, 26 percent. That proportion of black victims is lower than what the black violent crime rate would predict….The most sophisticated lab study of police shoot-don’t-shoot decisions to date, published this year in Criminology and Public Policy, found that officers were three times less likely to shoot unarmed black suspects than unarmed white suspects and took significantly longer to decide to shoot armed black suspects than armed white suspects….James’ work anticipated a much-discussed working paper by Harvard economist Roland Fryer. He found that police officers in Houston were nearly 24 percent less likely to shoot blacks than whites….And an analysis of police use of force by the Center for Policing Equity concluded, consistent with James and Fryer, that whites were disadvantaged compared to blacks when it comes to lethal force. Officers’ use of lethal force following an arrest for a violent felony was over twice the rate for white arrestees than for black arrestees.”

    “Besides, Generation Z celebrates their genetic and cultural heritage as Americans, and tend to embrace their the values of their parents and nation.”

    It is hard to see how that is true when school curricula across the country are teaching children how evil white people are (https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=8556), how unfair the free market is (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/26/a-majority-of-millennials-now-reject-capitalism-poll-shows/?utm_term=.3311a28a0563) and how the US is a country founded on bigotry and racism.

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  83. @Linh Dinh

    Linh, sorry for the wrong assumption. I’m glad somebody trashed his comment, anyway.

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  84. Corvinus says:
    @jtl170

    “American culture is OVERWHELMINGLY based on Anglo-European norms, from the English language to Protestant Christianity to a legal and political system built from English common law and Enlightenment political theory.”

    English language? Yes.

    Protestant Christianity? In some areas of the Thirteen Colonies. In many other places, you had Roman Catholics, Baptists, Methodists, and Quakers, along with French Huguenots, Jews, Dutch Calvinists, and German Reformed pietists.

    Legal and political system built from English common law and Enlightenment political theory?
    Along with Greek and Roman influences.

    “As for achievements by “different racial and ethnic groups,” these have only occurred within an overarching framework of Anglo-European norms and a culturally and politically dominant white supermajority (90% as of the 1960s).”

    Originally, the Thirteen Colonies were influenced by British cultural standards. But there also regional cultures (refer to the work by David Hackett Fischer), and by the early and mid-1800′s American art and literature became unique. Of course, African, Native American, and Asian influences by the mid to late 1800′s once again transformed American culture.

    “For some info regarding disproportionate police shootings of whites…”

    Thanks for the information.

    “It is hard to see how that is true when school curricula across the country are teaching children how evil white people are (https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=8556)…”

    That is one class developed by an SJW, with normies generally ignoring that claptrap.

    “how unfair the free market is (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/26/a-majority-of-millennials-now-reject-capitalism-poll-shows/?utm_term=.3311a28a0563)”

    Considering how their parents have been screwed over, and how much in debt they personally have accumulated, along with a perception of the wealthy working overtime to generate income at their expense, certainly there is discontent with capitalism.

    “and how the US is a country founded on bigotry and racism.”

    In part, absolutely. Would you like to know more, citizen?

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  85. Weaver1 says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Unz would be a boring website if all white or otherwise homogeneous. It’s interesting, because Unz seems to welcome in all with challenging arguments, as well those who are suppressed by the powers-that-be.

    It’s common to argue for a white society, but a white website is a very different thing. Partly why it’s desired we have separate and distinct societies is so our differences can be appreciated. The world’s more interesting that way, and people come to feel they have a place of belonging, feel they are special rather than just another human resource. And elites, those in power, are then encouraged (from having a polity of their own) to actually care for society as a whole, rather than just themselves.

    People generally don’t know what they want. Since utopia is impossible, they are constantly reacting in one way or another, spinning like a top. People get emotional, struggle to express themselves, seek out another to blame.

    If I were in Vietnam, I hope I would meet some natives with enough piety for their society to be wary of my white influence there. If too many foreigners move to Vietnam, it will cease to be Vietnam.

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  86. Weaver1 says:
    @Corvinus

    The US was overwhelmingly (70%) English in 1790. It had additional Celtic descended citizens. So, the US was a very British society. I’m partly descended from French Huguenots, but they were not a significant part of the US.

    Today, the US population is not very British. Brits apparently didn’t like being British and voted to change our society. I’m still British descended (other than the small bit of French). Sam Francis (in his article on secession) once wrote how the US seems to have lost its identity after breaking away from Britain. I suspect he’s correct. I would say the Louisiana Purchase might have been a mistake. I know an amateur political writer who believes the US should have stuck with the Articles of Confederation (pre-Constitution).

    It’s difficult to know just where the US went wrong, because no moment in history is ever perfect.

    The regional differences within the US can be significant, but we’re still very similar. One can find significant differences between urban and rural in England today (among the English descended). Go most anywhere in the world, and you’ll find spiritual Yankees in the cities and spiritual Southrons in the country – especially in agrarian societies.

    The US isn’t more bigoted than most any other society. Slavery was disliked by many, but it was too successful. Those who embraced it thrived and rose to power. Those who rejected slavery largely did not thrive. The North’s embrace of the slave trade is difficult to see as better than actual slavery.

    The slave plantation is akin to the modern international corporation. It is generally acknowledged how corporations flood the US with cheap labour, how foreign workers are mistreated, how American workers will be mistreated in the future if we continue to chase wages and conditions down. Yet, the corporations cannot be defeated.

    And so, we embrace our enslavement, because we haven’t the power nor the political education to do otherwise. We couldn’t stop slavery from coming to the colonial US, and we can’t prevent our own enslavement in this day. Our guns and rights to speech will soon be taken from us, and this society in general does everything it can to exploit the dumb US citizen. There are even attempts to lower the voting age, because indoctrinated 16 yr olds are yet another easy group to manipulate.

    As Belloc warned, modern society is returning to the norm of slavery.

    America can, however, brag that it once ended slavery. For a time.

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  87. jtl170 says:
    @Corvinus

    “Protestant Christianity? In some areas of the Thirteen Colonies. In many other places, you had Roman Catholics, Baptists, Methodists, and Quakers, along with French Huguenots, Jews, Dutch Calvinists, and German Reformed pietists.”

    Let’s see: Methodists, Quakers, Huguenots and Calvinists are all Protestant (I don’t know about German Reformed).

    “Of course, African, Native American, and Asian influences by the mid to late 1800′s once again transformed American culture.”

    How so?

    “That is one class developed by an SJW, with normies generally ignoring that claptrap.”

    So-called “social justice” coursework villainizing whites is taught in schools and workplaces nationwide. Some universities are even making these courses a requirement for graduation. I picked one example at random, but it isn’t hard to find stories about this.

    “Considering how their parents have been screwed over, and how much in debt they personally have accumulated, along with a perception of the wealthy working overtime to generate income at their expense, certainly there is discontent with capitalism.”

    You are missing the point. I wasn’t disputing that there is “discontent with capitalism” (specifically, the crony capitalism that has become so dominant in recent times); rather, I was disputing your contention that young Americans “embrace the values of their parents and nation.” Free-market capitalism has been a fixture of American life since the founding, so a majority of young people failing to support it indicates that they are not in fact embracing traditional American values. An astonishing 33% support socialism, the economic philosophy of our pre-eminent geopolitical enemy throughout the Cold War.

    Your belief that the US was founded on bigotry and racism seems untenable; I don’t recall any of the principles expressed in the Federalist papers or the Constitution rendering any judgment about race, or it being a major issue during the founding.

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  88. jtl170 says:
    @Weaver1

    “Slavery was disliked by many, but it was too successful. Those who embraced it thrived and rose to power. Those who rejected slavery largely did not thrive.”

    If slavery was so successful, then how do you explain the poverty of the slave-reliant agrarian South relative to the industrialized North? If slavery was such a smashing success, one would expect the South to have been richer.

    On the level of the individual slave owner, I suspect you have the chain of causality backward. People did not become wealthy and powerful by owning slaves; rather, it was the wealthy and powerful who could afford to own slaves in the first place.

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  89. Corvinus says:
    @Weaver1

    “The US was overwhelmingly (70%) English in 1790. It had additional Celtic descended citizens. So, the US was a very British society. I’m partly descended from French Huguenots, but they were not a significant part of the US.”

    The point is that the United States had tremendous diversity at that time. Europeans viewed themselves as Europeans when comparing themselves to non-Europeans, i.e. Asians, Native Americans, Africans. However, when it came to continental relations, they looked at one another differently, as if each was a different “race” of people, and that there was a hierarchy of “preferred” and “not preferred” Europeans.

    “Today, the US population is not very British. Brits apparently didn’t like being British and voted to change our society.”

    No, there was no vote, just people moving freely to our nation from a wide range of places for a host of reasons.

    “Sam Francis (in his article on secession) once wrote how the US seems to have lost its identity after breaking away from Britain. I suspect he’s correct.”

    By 1750, the Thirteen Colonies had forged their own identity, and by 1830 citizens of our great land viewed themselves as Americans, as being unique to other groups of people.

    “I would say the Louisiana Purchase might have been a mistake. I know an amateur political writer who believes the US should have stuck with the Articles of Confederation (pre-Constitution).”

    That is all 20-20 hindsight.

    “The US isn’t more bigoted than most any other society. Slavery was disliked by many, but it was too successful. Those who embraced it thrived and rose to power. Those who rejected slavery largely did not thrive. The North’s embrace of the slave trade is difficult to see as better than actual slavery.”

    Absolutely.

    “And so, we embrace our enslavement, because we haven’t the power nor the political education to do otherwise.”

    You can embrace your own enslavement, to whatever you believe you are slave to.

    “Our guns and rights to speech will soon be taken from us…”

    That’s Fake News.

    “and this society in general does everything it can to exploit the dumb US citizen.”

    How do you define “dumb US citizen”? What metrics are involved? And, if you are including white people in this equation, you do realize that is an insult among the majority of the fine posters here.

    “There are even attempts to lower the voting age, because indoctrinated 16 yr olds are yet another easy group to manipulate.”

    A number of the fine posters here feel that everyone else is being indoctrinated and manipulated, when in reality people generally are fully aware of the decisions they make.

    “As Belloc warned, modern society is returning to the norm of slavery.”

    That would a personal opinion, one you are entitled to.

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  90. republic says:

    https://linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com/

    just saw Linh’s entry visa for Cambodia on his excellent blogspot.

    Linh entered Cambodia on a single entry visa, but if one gets a business visa at the border, one can extend that visa indefinitely. So Cambodia is one of the easiest countries in the world to get a long term stay without any hassles.
    It is possible to extend a visa inside Vietnam, but one is forced to pay a travel agencies for that extension. I am not sure if one can do that indefinitely as in Cambodia.

    Thailand use to be a easy place for Westerners to live, but as Thailand became richer it began to tighten up on visa requirements. Visa runs to Cambodia use to be very easy and many expats did that for many years. Foreigners still gets 30 days if arriving by air in Thailand, and 14 days if arriving by a land border.

    Thailand will give a long term visa to Westerners if they deposit around $20,000 in a Thai bank.
    Thailand is squeezing out poorer Westerners, who then move to Cambodia.
    In my last visit to Cambodia I met several people from the West who had to move to Cambodia, because cheap visa runs became impossible.
    I would be interested to learn if Linh has met many long term Westerner residents living in Vietnam?

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  91. @republic

    Good info. I’d offer that westerners are getting poorer as far as Thailand is concerned. Making a break for it to Southeast Asia must be on people’s minds when they see the storm clouds of impending US tyranny.

    In America “freedom” loving people love the cops who lock them up and shoot them dead in the streets. Then they ask impulsive questions like why the shooter wasn’t shot faster by the offical shooters. Crazy shit piled higher and higher.

    Any country that doesn’t have such a fucked up public and isn’t so upside down might be a worthwhile destination. Then all the little questions like “Do I continue to pay taxes?” can be handled over a modest meal in a quiet location far, far away from hell.

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  92. Weaver1 says:
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    The South was very wealthy. You are confusing raw military might with per capita wealth. China could easily destroy Switzerland or Hungary.

    The South was poor after having lost the war. Our cotton supplied England. When our cotton was cut off, England developed production elsewhere. After the war, Southern cotton once again flooded the market. Prices plummeted. Farming never seems to have recovered its profitability for whatever reason.

    Industry was developing in the South prior to the war. Had the war taken place 10 years later, we might have easily won.

    The South was also kept poor after the war. Reconstruction was Hell. We had to essentially fight a second revolution to throw out the Yankees. Yankee policies have continued to persecute the South and to stir up racial tensions here. Perhaps those in power are no longer “Yankees” in the same sense, but the policies remain the same.

    For example, no one outside the South wants to help blacks. What’s wanted is for blacks to be absolutely miserable, so they can then be used against Southern whites. Have a problem? Blame your white neighbor! We get blamed, though we’re not responsible for a variety of problems blacks face.

    The North would have adopted slavery, had a profitable use been found for the system. Slavery spread wherever it could in the US, as far as it could. You still had critics prominently wishing for its end. Jefferson described it as having the wolf by the ears: You couldn’t let him go, but you didn’t want to hold him there. Jefferson tried blaming the King for introducing slavery in the Declaration of Independence. That part was edited out, however.

    -

    Many made their fortunes from slavery. They arrived in America poor but died rich. America was carved from a wilderness, which yes Amerindians resided in. That’s why it’s called “land of opportunity”. The South certainly developed an established plutocratic planter elite, especially in my state. And that elite did possess some aristocratic qualities.

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  93. Weaver1 says:
    @Corvinus

    Corvinus,

    Look these 3 up on wikipedia:

    Naturalization Act of 1790
    Immigration Act of 1924
    Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

    1965 is what I meant by Americans voting to no longer want to be British, though I was really oversimplifying. We were really voting against remaining northwest European.

    “Xenophobia” was quite common as well. Americans generally wanted to remain English, generally wanted to remain northwest European after that. Today, white Americans generally want to remain majority white. There was significant persecution of Irish, for example. I see Irish as generally “British”, but the English conflict with the Irish.

    Somewhat Americans identified as distinct from the UK. But we were still British and saw ourselves as such. Look at how America fought together with the Brits in WWI and WWII. That was largely because of our shared blood. Someone will say Jews got us into WWII; well, they weren’t the only ones.

    Yankee WASPs used to be the strongest elite of the US. Today perhaps Jews are strongest, with Yankee WASPs only serving in a sort of support role. Jews are strong in part due to their group cohesion, historical memory, and traditional wisdom. Too many focus on IQ; they forget the real strength that enabled Jews to best the Yankees.

    Many immigrants were brought to the US for the same reason slaves were brought here: Cheap labour is profitable. The political struggle on immigration has largely been between those who profited and those who just lived here.

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  94. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    What country still has actual slavery in its Constitution? If you guessed the USA you got it right. If you guessed in the 13th Amendment you got that right too.

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  95. jtl170 says:
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    The 13th Amendment ABOLISHED slavery: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”

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  96. Corvinus says:
    @Weaver1

    “Look these 3 up on wikipedia…”

    The Founding Fathers enabled Congress to establish the criteria for immigration and citizenship. It is other than surprising that the standards were tightened or loosened to reflect citizen attitudes.

    “We were really voting against remaining northwest European.”

    No, the vote was really in favor of enabling people other than European to enter our shores.

    “Americans generally wanted to remain English, generally wanted to remain northwest European after that.”

    No, they generally wanted to have opportunities for other groups to become an American.

    “Today, white Americans generally want to remain majority white.”

    No, white Americans generally want to limit immigration regardless of race or ethnicity. Furthermore, throughout human history demographics change.

    “Look at how America fought together with the Brits in WWI and WWII. That was largely because of our shared blood.”

    Yes, we maintained ties with our former mother country.

    “Many immigrants were brought to the US for the same reason slaves were brought here: Cheap labour is profitable.”

    Immigrants came here for work, to escape persecution, or to meet up with family members who had already set up shop.

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  97. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @jtl170

    The USA has Actual Slavery in the 13th Amendment, but because schools “taught” the slaves the masters ended slavery, no one will listen. When I show the actual words to people, most just shrug. Some get angry and say prisoners deserve slavery and should work for free for giant corporations and keep wages down. I prefer the angry responses because at least those people have some emotions and brains left.

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  98. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Is tiny buddha staring at us? Should I have capitalized Buddha?

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  99. Truth says:
    @jtl170

    If slavery was so successful, then how do you explain the poverty of the slave-reliant agrarian South relative to the industrialized North? If slavery was such a smashing success, one would expect the South to have been richer.

    http://photobucket.com/gallery/user/UpchukCBR/media/cGF0aDovQXdKZWV6Tm90VGhpc1NoaXRBZ2Fpbi5qcGc=/?searchTerm=aw%20jeez%20not%20this%20shit%20again&page=1

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  100. Who has the power to hollow out America? Wash DC, Big Banksters in Manhattan, Hollyweed and the MSM, and global military empire. The only non-American source would be Tel Aviv, which has deep ties to everything I listed.

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  101. always good stuff linh..but we need you back here.

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  102. Che Guava says:
    @Hacienda

    You have to catching me when I am tired and/or drunk. Right now, neither, so my English is lucid on posts of this evening.

    Is your u-name after the nightclub?

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  103. Che Guava says:
    @Linh Dinh

    My sincere apologies Linh,

    You always wrote as if you were single (and anyone would say so), so I was naturally to assuming that you were recently married.

    Rather than my imposing a stereotype, I would say that you have engaged in deception, always writing autobiographically as if you were on your own, when that was not the case.

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    Hi “Che Guava,”

    I just got back to Saigon from Phnom Penh, hence this late response.

    After apologizing, you promptly accused me of lying, such is your sincerity.

    a) I write articles that address social and political issues, not a gossip column. If you’re interested in people’s sex life, I suggest you check out chaturbate.

    b) Less than a month ago, I stated that my wife and I were moving back to Vietnam, which means that we had been living in the US. You’re the only one to assume I was newly married in Vietnam to a young bride.

    c) As someone who signs his, her or its name “Che Guava,” and who presents his, her or itself as fluent in English, it’s clearly you who are deceptive, not me.

    d) In the future, learn some basic manners, and don’t accuse someone of “deception” without cause.

    Sincerely,

    Linh (my real name)

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  105. Che Guava says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Linh, that is a joke. I, alone among commentors here, when, as you were posing as single, I expressed sympathy for you when, in response to a sympathetic reply from me you when you were whining about never being able to return to Vietnam. … then later congratulations, as I say natural, because you were (1) pretending to be on your own in all of your writing and (2) to have been entirely rejec-ed by the Vietnam govt.

    Sorry, the false consciousness is wholely on your side, since both parts of your myth here seem to have been lies.

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  106. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Che Guava

    I never posed as anything, you lying moron. On February 29th, 2016, I wrote in “Gypsies“:

    From 2002 to 2004, my wife and I lived in Certaldo, Italy. Going to Florence often, we would see Gypsies all over [...] When a Gypsy woman stuck a hand into my wife’s purse, she had to slap it and shout to scare the Gypsy away.

    On June 10, 2016, I wrote in “Italian Lessons“:

    Steinbeck’s account is also close to home because my wife and I spent two years in Italy. Our stay in Certaldo, population 16,000, was the happiest of our lives. Although Vietnamese, we were a part of that town and, further, felt more embraced by the earth and time. History snuggled us. Certaldo’s walls of bricks from different centuries, stones and mortar immemorial reminded us, daily, that humanity endures and remembers.

    On October 31, 2017, I wrote in “Dak Lak”:

    When I told him I was simply a writer, and my wife a mere sales clerk, Thắng beamed a thousand watts as if he had just knocked me out in a cage fighting match.

    There are other examples, but I don’t want to waste any more time on your lying idiocy. In an article that has nothing to do with my marital life, you brought it up because of some lurid fascination, so I simply pointed out your misconception without rancor, but they you charged me with “deception,” which forced me to waste my time like this.

    Enough of this nonsense.

    Linh

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  107. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Che Guava

    P.S. As for my ability to return to Vietnam, the government here has no transparent policy as you can stay or not. Had I known I could have returned earlier, I would have, but maybe they wouldn’t have given me a visa sooner. You clearly have no idea how a system like this works. One’s status can change from moment to moment.

    I have risked everything to write what I’m convinced is true, yet I have to defend myself to a pseudonymous lying moron!

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  108. “Even as it kills and commits suicide, the US tirelessly projects images of boundless wealth, virility and sexiness.”

    This line reminds me of a scene from a science fiction novel I recently read where humans on distant planets were still receiving transmissions from Earth (due to the distance they had to travel) despite the fact that humans on Earth had long since destroyed themselves.

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  109. Iberiano says:

    What amazes me, even now in my early 50s, is how “ret-conned” American society, culture and people have been. It goes way beyond the usual “well, we were ALWAYS a melting pot”, to this idea and acceptance that you would see, for example, the American South full of brown Latinos, and Arabs and Ethiopians running around every airport, and other foreigners, I am sure some well meaning, but who nevertheless, don’t understand English, or typical American cultural and social cues–the kinds of things mentioned in this article.

    There was a time in which the only sensitivities related to and when speaking with, black folks. And it mostly was done out of politeness, not necessity. Now we find ourselves in constant miscommunications with foreigners who lack basic social etiquette or in other cases, bring their brash, unsophisticated or clannish behaviors from the old world (or born here from old world parents).

    I saw a black guy on Youtube, probably mid-50s, who seemed to get it. He was talking pro-Trump and really laid out how all the sudden, it seems, the Left has black folks ret-conned/memory holed to where they are going around talkin’ bout “DACA and Muslims” and all that. As if somehow, that was and always has been part of the common Black or White American experience. Jumping a wall, purposely missing court dates, speaking other languages at the work place or excessively praying in manner and volume that distracts from getting on about the business of every day life.

    Americans were boiled in the water so slowly, and coached by Hollywood and the education system so deeply, that they seem to think “America has always been like this”, when in fact, it has not.

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  110. bjondo says:

    The teeth blackening custom interesting.

    Found this:

    https://www.traveldudes.org/travel-tips/tooth-blackening-forgotten-tradition/14811

    World’s different cultures better off blocking Hollyweinswine delusions.

    Zionized Anglo-Amurderka – a dead end.

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  111. A people can endure any travails if they still have a common culture and history. With these snuffed out, there’s no nation left to save. Just ask yourself, Who have the means and desire to hollow out America? What are their final aims?

    the answer is obvious, but it will be dismissed from all censored forums as anti s.

    I still believe in assimilation.

    I have a jewish co worker. she doesn’t consider her self american but just a jew. I was baffled, but was careful enough to not show it :)

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  112. Che Guava says:
    @Linh Dinh

    You didn’t have to say anything, i would like to change my username here to ‘Pseudonymous Lying Moron’, sounding like a good username, but against site rules to switching user names. I am suggesting that someone else use it.

    That you write as if you are a person on your own most of the time, and by intention, for purposes of style, you cannot deny.

    That I was expressing hope that you could re-visit your homeland, and that you said you were not allowed, you cannot deny.

    Pseudonymous Lying Moron.

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  113. Che Guava says:
    @bjondo

    That is interesting, was knowing about betel nuts (which I doubt prevent decay), in Japan it was iron filings, which do, to some extent. Although available to very few, in most parts.

    The other ones, interesting. Had not heard before.

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  114. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Che Guava

    You are vain, dishonest, profoundly stupid and a waste of everyone’s time. Since it’s too painful for you to admit that your English is so poor, you can’t comprehend a basic sentence like, “My wife and I are preparing to move back to Vietnam permanently,” you must go on and on about something that has nothing to do with any issue raised by this article.

    As for my returning to Vietnam, there is a world of difference between my fear that it would not be allowed, to me insisting that it would never be allowed, which I never did.

    I’m sure you will look up each one of my words, including “a” and “the” several times, consult a dozen dictionaries, then be back on this thread to spew more dishonest idiocy in a couple days.

    There is no shame in not comprehending a foreign language, but it is repulsive to be stubbornly dishonest.

    There is a Vietnamese proverb:

    “Argue with a smart man, can’t win.
    Argue with a stupid man, can’t stop.”

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  115. üeljang says:
    @Linh Dinh

    On that tangent, has anyone been able to pin down Che Guava’s true sex, ethnicity, or country of origin? He/she/it has a habit of presuming to represent Japan in his/her/its comments, but his/her/its comprehension of written Japanese is very poor. I would not be surprised if he/she/it had no knowledge of the language at all and merely used Google Translate when pressed.

    In any case, it is clear that his/her/its native language is neither Japanese nor English.

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  116. Arawn says:

    “We must realize that our party’s most powerful weapon is racial tensions. We will aid the Negroes to rise in prominence in every walk of life, in the professions and in the world of sports and entertainment. With this prestige, the Negro will be able to intermarry with the whites and begin a process which will deliver America to our cause.”

    — (((Israel Cohen))), ”A Racial Program for the Twentieth Century”, 1912.
    Also in the Congressional Record, Vol. 103, p. 8559, June 7, 1957]

    source: https://www.darkmoon.me/2012/who-is-the-real-enemy-by-e-michael-jones/

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