Politics is tribal. "Conservatism" is situational. And so you can get some "unlikely comic book crossovers" if looking at the world through country-specific ideological prisms. According to one recent poll, the most pro-vax Russians are United Russia (i.e. the most pro-Putin) voters, presumably reflecting the official state position which is and has always been pro-vaxx.... Read More
It's quite amusing that, read in the wrong (right?) light, this basically comes off as a paean to White Supremacy. It's the ultimate humblebrag. I think there's quite a lot of truth to this thesis of The Unbearable Lightness of White Supremacy. Regardless of which White faction "wins" this civil war, the power structure itself... Read More
To get really good at Scrabble, you have to grind at it. Sure, you can do that. Requirements are simple. As Chanda Chisala says, you only need a dictionary. You don't need a gaming PC or good Internet (or any Internet). And malnutrition impinges least on precisely verbal IQ, which is convenient. As is having... Read More
But let's move on to a far more important discussion: Raz of Chaz or MAGA Viking, who did the techno-barbarian warlord aesthetic better during their occupations of Capitol Hill and the Capitol, respectively? Both are very strong competitors to be sure. *** Points in favor of MAGA Viking: (1) Storming one of the key power... Read More
Funnily enough, I was Blocked from commenting on her Facebook page almost exactly a decade ago to the day for sarcastically suggesting to her that she personally hunt down Assange from her helicopter On Assange, as with many other things such as Russian Derangement Syndrome, the traditional lib/con positions have flipped, with the likes of... Read More
True elites: Rarely flaunt status or obsess over conventions - sometimes actively troll them, by dressing scruffily to formal events. Can be vulgar where appropriate, make no apologies about it. Don't make much of displaying their credentials ("we know the lion by his claw"). Proles misplaced into elites: Insist on proper norms and protocols. Are... Read More
Scan from pp.156 of the "Russian Calendar" for 1915, a yearly publication from Alexander Suvorin's publishing house that ran from 1872-1917* that has been making the rounds on Runet. Crimes committed /100,000 by ethnicity in late Russian Empire: Theft Admin Crimes Assault State crimes Robbery Murder Commercial Crimes Fraud Poles 25 11 12 2 4... Read More
Your tax dollars (as an American), hard at work supporting yet another grifter NGO: Just a few factual problems: The idea of putting beetroots into soups is hardly some great accomplishment. It is a "Ukrainian" dish only to the extent that they chose to emphasize that part of East Slavic cuisine. There are approximately zero... Read More
Joe Biden's victory marks a return to Enlightenment principles of science and rationality, from which it was only temporarily diverted by the dark forces of populist reaction and retrogression represented by Donald Trump. It is good that the US is not an obscurantist theocracy such as Iran that exalts its political leaders into the ranks... Read More
Many people have remarked that Trump has been an incredibly polarizing President. What's less remarked upon is that the effect doesn't isn't just work across the population, but across time within the hearts of his supporters. Come to think of it, wouldn't Qanon be the very immanentization of a zrada-peremoga cycle, where each "victory" (peremoga)... Read More
In May 2018, Navalny wrote: Here are the latest "developments": The poor guy even had his perfume stolen. *** It is generally America's vassal states that have been tripping over themselves to recognize Biden as President-Elect before the courts or the electors have made their positions known. As did their puppets: But considering Navalny's record,... Read More
So not only did Nicholas II have a cool dragon tattoo from his Japan trip... ... but was also ripped and looksmaxxed, esp. by 1900s standards. Imagine trading that glorious physique for Der Untermensch made flesh: Some wits on Twitter made the observation that perhaps the October Revolution, contingent as it was on a set... Read More
As the protests become more marginal and zmagar-dominated, they are also drawing an ever increasing mass of Russian Bioleninists. Not very important in the grand scheme of things, but it's amusing to observe. *** The Encounter: The liberal hipster Yuri Dud', who was recently in Poland, also ran into some Based Polish Nationalists there: But... Read More
Twitter HBD buff Ion Râmaru (Romanian, so not white) draws attention to the very diverse makeup of the Mankind Quarterly's editorial board. That's at least 12/20 who are not white, though it should really be 16/20 on account of the two Russians and two Serbs not being white either. Indeed, would this not constitute even... Read More
Kievan Rus was a historiographic term invented by 19th century historians in the Russian Empire. The people in Rus' ("na Rusi"), or the Russian lands ("Russkaya zemlya"), from Galicia to Vladimir-Suzdal called themselves "Rus." "Rossiya" is nothing more than than Greek for Rus' ("Ruthenia" in Latin). That cleared up, I really don't really understand what... Read More
Why should we choose freaks like Tikhanovskaya? Her IQ is 82 points - that's just a bit higher than an orangutan's! - Margarita Simonyan. Didn't post it yesterday as I thought it was fake, but it's a real quote and our Margo is much more based than we could have ever imagined. In fairness, while... Read More
Blavatskyy, Pavlo. 2020. “Obesity of Politicians and Corruption in post‐Soviet Countries.” Economics of Transition and Institutional Change 9 (July): 81. Obesity => corruption QED. "Correlation doesn't equal causation" is for nitpicking losers. Ringing endorsement of powerful Bronze Age Pervert proposal to filter aspiring politicians by physical prowess and physique.
Didn't blog about it at the time, but just a bit more than a week ago, Putin formally signed Russia's new immigration law easing citizenship requirements for Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, and Kazakhstan nationals (something that I long advocated). It's not an open borders project (the kneejerk hysterics of a few anti-Putin Russian nationalists aside). It's... Read More
The US has a problem. It has too many statues of evil white men, such as the Confederate generals, the Founding Fathers, Columbus, and even the first governor of Russian Alaska, Alexander Baranov. You may not personally consider it a problem, but plenty of your compatriots do, and they're usually more influential than you. Sucks... Read More
New monument to the Soviet soldiers who perished in the Battles of Rzhev (1942-43) during the Great Patriotic War. Putin and Lukashenko attended the opening ceremony in Rzhev yesterday. The lower half of the statue dissipates into a flock of cranes, referencing a famous song that is based on a poem by Dagestani writer Rasul... Read More
The action, in which LGBT activists draped their rainbow flag over the Motherland statue in Kiev, is called "Mother Understands and Supports." Ukrainians are about as homophobic as Russians, according to polls. But the cargo cult is more important. The wars in the comments - or khokhlosrach, as they are known in our parts -... Read More
Considering the type of people who take him seriously - hard right conservatives, Gog/Magog cultists, "Final Phase" conspiracy theorists, White Nationalists - it's pretty funny that this guy's complaints towards the USSR boiled down to them not letting him race mix with Indians.
Ol' Terrell J. Starr's... star... is shining bright! No doubt he deserves his six figure book deal, his struggles with elementary geography regardless. Because yes, Ukrainians now confirm, they were oppressed POC too. The face of the oppressed: Nor were Ukrainians the only othered POC in the former USSR. Why hello, fellow POC! Hello hello!... Read More
Racists, Russians, gamers, and now Karens are America's most persecuted minority. So if you tick four of those boxes, you can be sure that the Man will really be out for you. So far as I know, this is the first time in history that Valve - the parent company of Steam, the world's most... Read More
Aso: low virus death rate thanks to Japanese superiority Based. Though I suppose that some home-grown cucks don't see it that way: Aso's remarks instantly drew condemnation from opposition lawmakers for being tone-deaf and promoting national chauvinism. “Could you be any more condescending, Minister Aso?” Renho, a vice chair of the Constitutional Democratic Party of... Read More
The disgustingly obese Boomer Bannon, who has been sent packing by European nationalists, has gotten himself some Chinese emigre billionaire sugar daddy and is now making weird videos astroturfing the "New Federal State of China." What I take to be the new state's proposed anthem: This is reaching levels of cringe and Guaido that were... Read More
The Treaty of Trianon formally expired today, correcting one of the very greatest injustices of world history, which stranded three million ethnic Hungarians outside their country's borders. Worst day of every Hungarians' life is now formally annulled! Even as I write, reports are coming in that "Can't Turban the Orban" has ordered his armored divisions... Read More
This Bogdan Vechirko story is just perfect on so many levels of "meme convergence": > Be Ukrainian nationalist from Vinnytsia. > Leave for work in a Western country, just like any Ukrainian nationalist would given the chance. > Work intermittently as truck driver in US since 2015. > Become #MAGA chud. > Launch your very... Read More
One popular trope is that the US splits into its constituent "American nations" in the aftermath of some disaster or apocalyptic event. Alfred Twu has been tracking this for Corona, best thread here. Logical. In a country where states have so much power, much of the response would likewise be at the state level, with... Read More
Virgin Western "Russia expert" ranting about Putler suppressing the democratic opposition vs. the Chad loremaster of the most obscure and esoteric metapolitical sects. There is unironically more value in this one meme by /u/roastedfroggo than in dozens of Western political science/"transitionology" books and articles, which are in net terms negative value added. (That is, you... Read More
One interesting thing I observed is that there doesn't seem be any discernible ideological pattern to the decisiveness/quality of Corona responses across the world. Trump and Bolsonaro have performed atrociously, dismissing Corona as a hoax or a nothingburger before switching to proclaiming its too late to do anything anyway and "What About The Line", before... Read More
Leading intelligence researchers have just forwarded me this graph from an upcoming article on the relation between cognitive ability and sentiment towards Russia that will soon be published in a high impact psychology journal.
Greenland was infected a few days ago. Madagascar closed its ports. But their heresies did not avail them, for Our Lady will not be denied her mite. Her loyal servants took her munificent blessings to the people of Madagascar. So ensuring that the entire world is soon set free. Pray for your salvation while time... Read More
Though there have been some other, decidedly minor, world events that have pushed these developments off the front pages, we may confidently label March, 2020 as the final death of Russiagate v1.0 - the blockbuster hit that has spawned two official sequels to date, as well as an untold number of fan-made derivative works. First,... Read More
From a world-historical perspective, the bald syphilitic gave Germany a second chance at European (and world) domination. Which they screwed up, to be sure... but they couldn't have even made a go of it otherwise. By nullifying half of Russia's potential population even just within its current borders, and the vast bulk of its potential... Read More
Newspaper "Signal", Nov 13, 1917: Russia is ruled by a lunatic! We demand an investigation into the mental state of the "autocrat" Lenin! Reps of Army Committee of South-West Front said he's a madman after a conversation with him. … Save Russia from him … Or he will doom us!
As of this February, there is a 90% chance that the US President come 2021 will be Trump, Bernie, or Bloomberg. One of whom has been branded a Russian "asset" for the past 5 years. One of whom spent his honeymoon in the USSR. One of whom publicly sympathized with Russia's incorporation of Crimea back... Read More
Map of the Mongol Empire at/near its territorial peak. Map of the various variants of stuffed boiled dumplings (credit). Exogamous communitarian family systems (in red). The maximum territorial extent of Communism.
For years the now defunct Iron March forum was widely regarded as the most hardcore Neo-Nazi hangout on the Internet. It spawned the "Atomwaffen Division", which subscribed to a sort of Far Right Posadism that promoted race war through the cleansing fires of nuclear destruction. Its members wracked up five murders, a most impressive tally... Read More
Yesterday, something much more important than Brexit took place. It was the 30 year anniversary of McDonald's opening its first restaurant in the USSR and selling Big Mac Meals for three rubles to massive throngs of famished Soviet citizens. That was the price that your average samogon-swilling sovok was willing to sell away the country... Read More
Izvestia reports that Jarosław Kaczyński now also wants reparations from Russia. In an interview with German tabloid Bild, employer of the famous "Jihadi Julian" Röpcke, the PiS leader said: Though I'd say more, I already pretty much said everything that needs to be said a few days ago. Russia should pay up whenever the Poles... Read More
After an epic search for one of the ten Teremok restaurants in Moscow that serve the Немясо (Beyond Meat) patty... ... I finally found one and sampled it. It was OK, I guess. Quite edible. Might even be good with condiments. But it tastes *nothing* like meat, contra MSM pundits. Consequently, I am now convinced... Read More
I am a blogger, thinker, and businessman in the SF Bay Area. I’m originally from Russia, spent many years in Britain, and studied at U.C. Berkeley.
One of my tenets is that ideologies tend to suck. As such, I hesitate about attaching labels to myself. That said, if it’s really necessary, I suppose “liberal-conservative neoreactionary” would be close enough.
Though I consider myself part of the Orthodox Church, my philosophy and spiritual views are more influenced by digital physics, Gnosticism, and Russian cosmism than anything specifically Judeo-Christian.