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For most people, “white nationalist,” like “racist,” is just a slur without any real meaning. But it does have a meaning. “White nationalism” is government concern for white interests. Ultimately, it would mean building a nation for whites.

The reason we have different nations is because peoples are different and have different interests. Peoples share a common culture, language, and ethnic background, even though identities can be fluid, imagined, or even created. Zionism, for example, was a deliberate political project that included the ambitious step of revitalizing Hebrew. However, any nationalist effort must build on something real; it cannot be a social construct.

A nation requires a shared race. I suspect it doesn’t even occur to Japanese, Koreans, or Africans that white residents might feel excluded from their national identities. The problems white Americans face are the same ones faced by white Englishmen, Germans, or Australians. “American” no longer means anything; I have more in common with a nationalist European than with an American such as Ilhan Omar.

For a country to be “white nationalist,” it must be defined by race. Leftists often claim this is true of America. It is not. If America were defined by white identity, we wouldn’t have these problems.

The main goal of a white nationalist state would be to protect its white citizens and establish conditions by which they flourish, but many questions about white nationalism do not have good answers.

  • How do we build a white nation?
  • Are racially conscious whites around the world a nation? Are we becoming one?
  • Should we support an Occidental Empire, a Western equivalent of the Chinese civilization-state?
  • Should whites try to renew existing nation-states, or create smaller ones?
  • Must a country be 100 percent white, or do we need only a white supermajority? Israel is explicitly a national state for Jews, but non-Jews can have political rights.

The Founders thought the United States was a white nation. They had a racial consciousness, even a specifically Anglo-American consciousness. Thomas Jefferson was especially proud of his Anglo-Saxon identity. He proposed the name of Cherronesus for a new state to be formed in the Mississippi valley. This was to honor the Cimbric Chersonesus of Jutland, from which his distant Saxon ancestors had crossed to Britain. He saw the United States as part of the Westward expansion of his people.

Thomas Jefferson (Portrait by Thomas Sully)
Thomas Jefferson (Portrait by Thomas Sully)

The nation’s first naturalization law limited citizenship to “free white persons,” even though blacks had served in the Continental Army. Some blacks voted even before the Civil War. Still, America’s leaders assumed this was a white country and would remain so. Unfortunately, they didn’t spell it out. America was founded on “implicit” whiteness. That wasn’t enough.

The late Samuel Huntington argued in Who Are We? that there have been four stages of American identity. The first, from 1607–1775, was ethnic (Anglo-Protestant), racial, cultural, and political. “Americans” were simply Britons in North America. The American Revolution severed the US from the Crown but retained other elements of American identity. After the near breakup of the Civil War, American identity returned to a shared sense of WASP ethnicity, white racial consciousness, and a shared culture. Huntington argues that the “WASP” core culture had broken down by 1940.

By 1965, racial identity was gone, and by 1990, a shared culture was gone. Now, all that holds “Americans” together is the formality of citizenship. We’re a group of people with a shared passport.

Table from page 39 of Samuel Huntington’s Who Are We?
Table from page 39 of Samuel Huntington’s Who Are We?

Still, whatever “America” is today, it was founded by a specific people. White Anglo-Saxon Protestants set the culture, built the institutions, and defined the country. This doesn’t mean that America was ever 100 percent WASP. However, John Jay expressed a profound truth when he wrote:

Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country, to one united people; a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in their manner and customs.

Minorities, white and non-white, could live here, just not in great numbers. They also didn’t define or create the country. American Indians were not “Native Americans” because America didn’t exist until whites established it. America would be far different had some other people — or race — colonized the East Coast.

The Oregon Pioneer sculpture that sits atop Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. (Credit Image: Andrew Nealon via Wikimedia)
The Oregon Pioneer sculpture that sits atop Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. (Credit Image: Andrew Nealon via Wikimedia)

I feel foolish even writing this because it is so obvious. Ordinary people understand why an ancient civilization spoke a certain language or used certain symbols. A state is created by a particular people, who embody a culture. To point out that this universal law applies to the United States makes you a “white nationalist.”

Consider Nick Fuentes and the America First meeting held alongside CPAC this year. Speakers included Jon Miller and Michelle Malkin, a black man and an Asian woman. Former congressman Steve King and current Congressman Paul Gosar also spoke.

Nick Fuentes said this:

If America ceases to retain that English cultural framework [that it was founded on] and the influence of European civilization, if it loses its white demographic core and if it loses its faith in Jesus Christ, then this is not America anymore. . . This country wouldn’t exist without white people.

The Hill said Nick Fuentes expressed “white nationalist” views. “GOP congressman headlines conference where organizers push white nationalist rhetoric,” said ABC News, putting “white demographic core” in scare quotes in the first paragraph. The Orlando Sentinel criticized the hotel for hosting a conference in which “organizers spouted white nationalist rhetoric.” The only example of this “rhetoric” was the Fuentes quote. Salon casually called Mr. Fuentes a “white nationalist agitator” and Paul Gosar the “GOP’s leading ambassador to white supremacy.”

Nick Fuentes speaks to his followers in Washington D.C. on November 14, 2020 (Credit Image: © Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via ZUMA Press)
Nick Fuentes speaks to his followers in Washington D.C. on November 14, 2020 (Credit Image: © Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via ZUMA Press)

Of course, what Nick Fuentes said was indisputable. If you remove any non-white group from American history, the country still exists. It would probably be better. If America continues its present course and whites become a minority, “America” becomes a name on a map.

The media made no attempt to explain why Nick Fuentes was wrong. That’s because he was right. They just wanted to call America First “racist” and scare Americans away from it.

Many conservatives say we shouldn’t talk about race. That strategy has failed for half a century. And now, everything white is racist. That’s the central pillar of Critical Race Theory.

The last year has shown that no American icon, whether George Washington or Abraham Lincoln, is safe from deconstruction. Nothing that is white is worthy. Those in power insult us, discriminate against us, and will replace us through mass migration.

June 25, 2020, Washington, D.C. : Park police stand guard as The National Park Service, in response to threats to topple Emancipation Memorial, fence it off to the public and provide security to deter any damage. The statue depicts Abraham Lincoln standing over a kneeling black slave. (Credit Image: © Panoramic via ZUMA Press)
June 25, 2020, Washington, D.C. : Park police stand guard as The National Park Service, in response to threats to topple Emancipation Memorial, fence it off to the public and provide security to deter any damage. The statue depicts Abraham Lincoln standing over a kneeling black slave. (Credit Image: © Panoramic via ZUMA Press)

The United States government is not America. The nation is the people, especially the whites who built and sustain the country. This is obvious, but to say so is taboo. We defend our people, not abstract principles or hollow symbols like some buildings in the federal capital.

I applaud media hysteria over Mr. Fuentes’s acknowledgement of our white identity. I hope at least some conservatives learn from Mr. Fuentes that if you ignore media outrage, you strip journalists of power. The frenzy over an obvious truth shows that egalitarians have no ideas, only emotions. Their house of cards may collapse sooner than we think.

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  1. Franz says:

    The Establishment is admitting this in their usual dishonest way.

    A recent Durden post is noting how some soldiers are annoying their politically appointed superiors by questioning the difference between BLM’s lawlessness verses January 6:

    “to make sure that military members understand the difference between Seattle and [the Jan. 6 riot in] Washington, D.C.,” Colón-López said. “But some of our younger members are confused about this, so that’s what we need to go ahead and talk to them about and educate them on, to make sure that they know exactly what they can and cannot do.”

    Confused: Disagree.

    Educate: Force them to accept the upper echelon lies.

    The traitors are acting like the mad Roman Emperors. Obsessiveness and power is a bad combination. If a “young soldier” became “confused” over the above article, he’d be given Diversity Counseling (brainwashing) till he, like Winston Smith, loved Big Sibling.

    • Replies: @hk416
  2. Franz says:

    Sorry for neglecting the link to the Zerohedge piece in my post above:

    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/defiant-us-soldiers-openly-questioning-why-blm-riots-werent-treated-capitol-insurrection?utm_campaign=&utm_content=Zerohedge%3A+The+Durden+Dispatch&utm_medium=email&utm_source=zh_newsletter

    I think it’s a good portent, honestly. Questions are being asked but the higher ranking people worried about their pensions are holding their tongues. The ones with less to lose are saying they agree on who built the country.

  3. Minorities, white and non-white, could live here, just not in great numbers.

    Agreed.

    I am an advocate for separation because I believe that reform is impossible and Whites, being a People, deserve a homeland. And I am a Nationalist because I prefer the continuation of Sovereign Nation States to the Globalist’s Neo-Feudalist vision of One World Government.

    The founding documents of any future Redstan should establish a color blind governance together with a guarantee of freedom of association with regard to it’s citizens. The same documents should establish a preference for White immigration.

    I am quite willing to let the woke have the shithole cities and the District of Corruption. They can keep their Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory and Trans Ideaology. We can coexist by treaty. I am not willing to look at my shoes while shufffeling to the back of the woke bus. I want OUT of woke jurisdiction.

    • Agree: WhiteWinger
  4. Aye, the Europoid race DID build America. The fact it’s even up for debate shows just how historical illiterate society is becoming! For the most part, the Nordic race built America. From the Dutch, the Northern Germans, members of the Britannic Race such as the Ulster-Scots and Anglo-Saxons, to the Gallic Race of La Louisiane. In fact, the only Europoids without Nordic racial extraction who helped build America were the Spaniards, the Celtic members of the Mediterranean Race.

    • Agree: Peläez
    • Thanks: WhiteWinger
  5. That’s one of the cheeky little questions I set to our obstreporous “new chums” when they start up with their insufferable snivelling (in the vain hope of a lazy simpletons’ payout).
    ‘K mate, I for one wish we’d let the Japs/Nazis/Maoists/Zulus or even worse, the French or Belgians have ye for subjects. After the War.
    Now then, my lads, how are youse off for cricket? The square is set, the boundary rope is done out a full chain, and the pavilion is chockfull of good ale in oaken casks. We’ll soon see what you’re made of. Whatever do you mean, a bit chilly, darkish and damp? We’re not toads or something.

  6. republic says:

    Non Whites will destroy the US.100 million new aliens in the next 10-20 years will finish the job

  7. For the greater part of three hundred years, even before it was officially a “country”, the whole world knew that Whites built the U.S. It was simply a given. White engineers schooled in the U.S. and Europe, white craftsmen, blue collar workers and contractors, built the U.S. Sure, some black people participated and possibly a few other minorities. But to say question whether or not white people built the U.S. is really a moot point to the educated, both here and around the world. The radical left has not yet succeeded in hiding the fact from honest scholars around the world that “whites created and built the U.S.”

  8. hk416 says:
    @Franz

    As a civilian you misunderstand what happens in a military setting. Maybe that is what happens in the nasty civilian world but not in the Armed Forces.

    Here is what really happens.

    The Command sends out an email and posts a paper saying that at 1300 for example all E6 and below will assemble for diversity training. Why E6 and below my civilian friend? Because the E7-E9 and Officers will just sign off that they went to the training because they are the ones making sure everyone attends. Then at the E6 and below training a about to retire E6 will openly state to the class that we have to go through this stupid training and let’s just get it over with. He will then read the documents or powerpoint verbatim in a mocking tone and it turns into a lets see who can make fun of this the most. Sexual harassment prevention training usually has a couple guys shout out “I’d fuck that” when videos are played.

    No “young soldier” (WTF is a young soldier? Servicemen are called by their Rank or Rating not age) would ever say they “were confused” by the article. The lower enlisted would say “this article is fucking gay as shit” or something to that effect.

    • Replies: @joe862
  9. Franz says:

    Then at the E6 and below training a about to retire E6 will openly state to the class that we have to go through this stupid training and let’s just get it over with.

    Same in the civilian world. I’ve lived in both. The US Navy, when I put my time in, was doing big noisy “drug lectures” and ALL the audience either slept or joked unless some sort higher-up was present, which was rare.

    Corporations are no different and I’m sad to say I witnessed lots of “diversity lectures” because I moved around a lot. But it was the same as the military. We do it because we must.

    My point above was not where, but why. It’s a mistake to think of it as “just get it over with”; it’s a lot more insidious than that. Liability law was one of my specialties, let me explain.

    The lectures (brainwash sessions), whether civilian, military or Godly (yes, churches do them too) is to get the “official party line” to everyone. Once your name’s on the list of attendees, they are free to bust your ass to pieces if you violate that party line. The lecture/presentation frees the organization from liability; hence it falls on the individual, having gotten the word. The military can bust you, civilian companies can fire you… and we’re seeing these things happen.

    Free countries tell you what not to do and punish violators; totalitarian countries tell you how to think.

    I think the US is past the slippery slope to totalitarianism, I even thought so years ago in the naval drug lectures. I’m sure Trotsky’s first Party Lectures were greeted with snickers in Petrograd by his followers. How many of them ended in the Gulags in the years that followed?

  10. joe862 says:
    @hk416

    I’d like to think that is true. But I worry, when is your experience from?

  11. ‘Yes, Whites Did Build This Country’

    Of course they did. The question is why is this even something that needs to be assserted?

  12. I personally know white people built this nation. My ancestors came here in 1630, my direct ancestor had his own ship who brought white people from England to these lands. His son was the Captain of the Godspeed. We built it. I got a dozen graves in the revolutionary war. We built it.
    The current invaders want to take what we built.

  13. Peläez says:

    Spanish explorers mapped the North American coastline north of Florida up to Newfoundland, Labrador, and Greenland by 1501. Ponce de Leon made the first major effort to establish a permanent settlement in North America in 1521. In the 1560’s, Spanish officials sent a military expedition inland that explored southwestern Virginia, and in 1570 Jesuit priests tried to establish a settlement on the York River.

    The English did not arrive at Roanoke Island for the first time until 1584. By the time investors in London started a settlement at Jamestown in 1607, the Spanish had been exploring, conquering, enslaving, converting, and settling at different places in the New World for over a century.
    http://www.virginiaplaces.org/settleland/spanish.html

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