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Twitter’s action was remarkable show of power over Donald Trump and Republicans. The company can interfere in elections and Republicans won’t do anything. The GOP’s capitulation is humiliating. However, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey (@jack) went further. He recently gave \$10 million to Dr. Ibram Kendi and the Center for Antiracist Research.

Dr. Kendi’s book, How To Be An Antiracist, is #20 on Amazon’s bestseller list, a decline from earlier this year, when he was vying for the top spot. He also modestly claims to have written “The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” called Stamped from the Beginning. He, along with Robin DiAngelo, has had a very profitable year. Unlike Miss DiAngelo, Dr. Kendi isn’t just a consultant. He wants an “Anti-Racist Constitutional Amendment.”

Dr. Kendi:

To fix the original sin of racism, Americans should pass an anti-racist amendment to the U.S. Constitution that enshrines two guiding anti-racist principals: Racial inequity is evidence of racist policy and the different racial groups are equals. The amendment would make unconstitutional racial inequity over a certain threshold, as well as racist ideas by public officials (with “racist ideas” and “public official” clearly defined). It would establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for preclearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won’t yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

Consider the implications. First, it simply declares, using the religious language of “sin,” that racial inequity is evidence of racist policy, and different racial groups are equal. An enormous amount of evidence suggests otherwise. Such an amendment would justify virtually unlimited government intervention. Test score gaps, wealth inequality, differences in lifespans, and everything else you can imagine could potentially justify criminal investigations. The federal government would be at war with nature.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (Credit Image: Montclair Film via Wikimedia)
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (Credit Image: Montclair Film via Wikimedia)

Who would determine what’s racist and what’s not? “Experts” from a permanently funded Department of Anti-Racism. These experts would naturally discover ever more racism to justify their existence and their budget. There would be endless investigations into “private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces,” because inequality is a fact. Unelected bureaucrats would have “disciplinary tools” to “wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.” Americans couldn’t even elect politicians to oppose forced egalitarianism.

Dr. Kendi supports defunding police, so it’s not clear who would enforce his proposed police state. He would change the Constitution from the people’s shield into the government’s sword, a weapon for imposing anarcho-tyranny. Americans have a moral obligation to revolt against any system that imposes anything like this. Ironically, the best way to avoid falling under the DoA’s brief would be to avoid non-whites altogether and the possibility of “inequities.” Dr. Kendi’s amendments justify white nationalism.

Of course, most whites would shrink from radical solutions. They might try to use the amendment for their own interests. If all groups are equal and any inequity means racism, whites could conceivably appeal to the DoA. There aren’t enough whites in some professional sports. Asians get better grades. Whites are underrepresented in government jobs. In a review of Dr. Kendi’s work, City Journal said that Nigerian-Americans massively out-earn Haitian-Americans. Does American society discriminate against Haitians, but not Nigerians?

Every possible identity group would look for evidence of “inequity” so it could receive government payouts or have the state crush its perceived enemies. New groups would be invented. The amendment would rip society apart.

Can these disparities be explained by racism? Should the government step in? (Credit Image: Roberto A. Ferdman / The Washington Post)
Can these disparities be explained by racism? Should the government step in? (Credit Image: Roberto A. Ferdman / The Washington Post)

It’s doubtful such an amendment will pass or be introduced, even if the Democrats win a crushing victory. However, we shouldn’t ignore this lunacy. Dr. Kendi enjoys massive institutional support, including praise from the New York Times Book Review, Time, NPR, the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, and other publications. He just received \$10 million from a man who won’t allow us to have a Twitter account. The System’s support for Dr. Kendi refutes his entire theory about white supremacy.

Nonetheless, such absurdities have never stopped our opponents. The “slippery slope” may be a logical fallacy but it is still a useful description of American politics. We’ve fallen far in just the last six months. Where will we be in six years? I question whether Mount Rushmore will still exist, let alone the First Amendment.

President Trump and Republicans won’t stop this decline. What can stop Dr. Kendi and those like him are Americans creating their own movement. However, that’s hard to do when they can’t organize online or promote their message. This makes Twitter’s censorship especially ominous. It’s not hard to find anti-white hatred on Twitter, but the GOP nominee in President Trump’s own district can’t even have an account. This isn’t just “election interference.” It renders self-government meaningless, because those like Mr. Dorsey determine what voters see and hear.

Conservatives should be making a huge stink about this. They should use state power against Twitter while they still can. They should denounce elite institutions supporting extremist, tyrannical proposals. Instead, some conservatives seem more concerned about QAnon, the harmless conspiracy theory that, if anything, encourages complacency and the wait for a savior.

QAnon is not the conspiracy theory that dominates American politics. “White privilege” is, but Republicans won’t oppose it. They won’t protect their supporters — or even their candidates — from being censored. They are asleep while their enemies lead us into despotism. Twitter just called the Republicans’ bluff, and almost all of them showed their bellies. How much longer will we?

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  1. Department of Anti-Racism (DOA)

    Nice double entendre. Much appreciated.

    Who would determine what’s racist and what’s not? “Experts” from a permanently funded Department of Anti-Racism.

    Ah, yes.


    • Replies: @Richard B
  2. Realist says:

    Twitter the Tyrant

    Yet Trump and the DOJ do nothing.

    • Replies: @botazefa
  3. Xendi’s description of his DOA sounds like a slightly-retarded 9th-grader’s.

    Next Year in Wakanda!

    • Replies: @Gunga Din
  4. Tyrannical Laura Loomer wants to ban BDS

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  5. Gunga Din says:

    What he espouses sounds like TNL (Typical Negro Logic).

  6. @Kent Nationalist

    Tyrannical Laura Loomer wants to ban BDS


    She’d likely have no problem with the DOA so long as it affected this and similar ends.

  7. Anonymous[312] • Disclaimer says:

    Instead, some conservatives seem more concerned about QAnon, the harmless conspiracy theory that, if anything, encourages complacency and the wait for a savior.

    It’s hardly harmless, it’s a poison pill that destroys the right’s credibility. If you call it harmless, you have no right to complain about the treatment of Brett Kavanaugh.

  8. botazefa says:

    Yet Trump and the DOJ do nothing.

    And the FCC, which has the legal authority to regulate the Internet. Why hasn’t the FCC taken action?

    • Replies: @Realist
  9. Realist says:

    And the FCC, which has the legal authority to regulate the Internet. Why hasn’t the FCC taken action?

    You tell me.

    • Replies: @botazefa
    , @paranoid goy
  10. botazefa says:

    Because the FCC is captured by the industry they regulate and they are funded by that same industry.

  11. Rich says:

    Stop using Twitter. That’s all. I don’t use it, don’t read it. Might as well be tumblr or Myspace to me. Just let the left play, ignore them and those that support them. I gave up professional sports and it turns out it was the best thing I ever did. Give up the nonsensical social media, unless someone comes out with something you feel comfortable supporting. Let these morons go broke.

  12. @Realist

    I tell ya: Computers communicate using a set, predetermined and specific set of rules called Transfer Communications Protocol or TCP. The internet specifically is built around the Internet Protocol, or TCP over IP (TCP/IP). For TwatFaceGram to utilise symbols like @ or #, the entire internet had to be reprogrammed to understand what that requires of the routers.
    Do you really think Dorksey or Stuporberg were so clever that they programmed the entire internet from their momma’s basement? These platforms were built and are operated by the owners of the internet, DARPA, Pentagon, Army. Why those people were chosen to run the cash register is for someone else to speculate upon, but know this: “Social Media” is a military weapon.
    Make peace with that, or stop using it, finis!

  13. Richard B says:

    Who would determine what’s racist and what’s not?

    Good question. The “experts” will certainly define it.

    But we need more than definitions. We need observables.


    The question to ask would be,

    What is there in the world that the word “racism” directs us to locate?

    And, more importantly, what is the relationship between racists?

    If that relationship exists we should be able to use our knowledge of it to point without hesitation to racist behavior.

    Both would require that the “experts” use their definitions to direct attention to observables. To something we could find in the real world.

    Otherwise, what are we talking about?

    This whole thing exists in the cloud-koo-koo land of high level abstractions.

    That’s why they have to abolish Freedom of Speech.

    Exactly because it would be so easy to reduce their entire explanatory system to rubble.

    The hostile elite and their proxies are operating 24/7 in the realm of the absolute.

    Which is so dangerous in politics.

    Because it leads to them demanding to be placed above criticism, valued unconditionally, and blindly obeyed.

    That’s not just privilege. That’s supremacy.

    Because they have the power to effectuate those demands.

    This explains why not a few of their public statements are so crypto-religious.

    Like this one,

    To fix the original sin of racism

    I thought they were Marxists.

    Anyway, this kind of thinking places the focus on belief, not reality, and leads to little verbal deposits like this gem

    with “racist ideas” and “public official” clearly defined

    Get that?

    They’re going to “clearly” define “racist ideas” without defining “racism” itself.

    Where will we be in six years?

    Another good question.

    And, speaking of observables, the best way to answer that question is to direct our attention to something we can all see.

    New York City (and not just New York City).

    As far as NYC goes the future has already happened.

    So, we’ll be where we are now. Only worse.

    NYC is probably the best evidence we have of what we’re really witnessing today.

    The Pyrrhic Victory Of The Hostile Elite

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