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Republicans’ Main Focus: Showing Off How Black-Focused They Are
For Republicans it is impossible to mention white suffering without dragging in the "black experience."
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For the longest time, the American People—an inchoate concept that sadly no longer means much—have endured great wrongs. Examples of these wrongs are en masse legal and illegal immigration, open-borders, the kind of multilateral trade deals that immiserate, impoverish, and hollow out communities once staid and settled. And now, vaccine mandates: Take the State’s hemlock or lose your job.

As a rule, private property—corporations—once shielded the individual from the State. No longer. American Big Business now gleefully enforces the State’s Law of Rule. There is nowhere left to run.

Ubiquitous black-on-white crime inflicted by a coddled criminal class, native born and energetically imported, is high on the list of State and corporate crimes against the citizenry.

Whether he postures on TV or on the Hill—the arguments advanced by the typical Republican front man against these defining depredations are, however, empty.

The “objections” put forth by Republicans in defense of their constituency are all theater and farce. It is essential to alert the voter to this void, mirrored, for example, in this columnist’s February 2019 warning that, “Every time a manifestly racist, anti-white event goes down, which is frequently, conservative media and politicians can be relied on to dub it ‘identity politics.’ ‘The left is playing identity politics,’ they intone. “They are dividing us,” they’ll lament.

However, “Whatever is convulsing the country, it’s not identity politics, but anti-white politics, pure, simple and systemic.

Identify the bogus argument—and you will have exposed the frauds who want you to send them to live off the fleshpots in Rome-on-the-Potomac. (Actually, as one wag perspicaciously pointed out, “The comparison to Rome [is unfair].” After all, Rome built two great civilizations and is a site of enormous cultural significance.”)

Although not exclusive to him, my example today comes from Fox News’s Jesse Watters. When speaking loudly over his guest—why invite them on, if you intend to drown them out?—Mr. Watters made the usual Republican straw argument against black crime. You hear it routinely from Hannity, Owens and the rest:

Democrats “only care when a white person takes a black life. If a black person takes a black life, they don’t even care at all.”

Likewise, it can be said that Republican don’t much care when a black person takes a white life.

Seldom mentioned in Republican argumentation is the real hate crime in the room: black-on-white crime which is invariably not reported, underreported, or if reported, masked as something other than what it really is, which is systemic, institutionalized, white-hot hatred of whites.

Republicans just can’t seem to protect or stick up for besieged whites and are forever searching their brains for ways to show off their Abe Lincoln pedigree.

Democrats are the real racists” has become a popular, mocking meme. Having originated it back in 2014, I’d argue that the line, “Democrats don’t care that blacks are killing blacks,” is a species of the “Democrats are the real racists,” black-centric fatuity.


In this way, by showing how black-focused and caring they are—Republicans hang on to institutional respectability, and on to the good graces of the Dominatrix Party by the hairs of their chinny chin-chins. The empty “arguments” of Republican frontmen are a way to stay in the political game.

The latest in this political genre comes courtesy of Johnny-Come-Lately conservative J. D. Vance, who had shunned Trump, but found religion on the president’s populism, when it became politically expedient:

“I don’t care if we are talking about a little black girl in 1965, or a little white girl in 2021, telling a little girl that she is evil because of her skin color is disgusting and vile.”

These words Vance thundered at a conference of self-anointed leaders of national conservatism, many of whom discovered national conservatism belatedly and opportunistically.

And what is my objection to what Vance said, you ask? It is very plainly this: It is not 1965! And the victims of white-hot hatred are white, not black.

For Republicans, however, it is impossible to mention white suffering without dragging in the “black experience.”

Again was this vintage Republican habit—using weasel words to preen politically and sound fair and impartial—on display in the Kyle Rittenhouse affair.

Even though Republicans assured us the Rittenhouse case was “not about race,” their quicksilver political instincts kicked in, telling them to reflexively bring in the “black experience.”

Republican Dana Loesch thus proved incapable of defending white Kyle on Fox News, without inserting the blandest of bromides about “black businesses” being burned in Kenosha during BLM riots, on that day.

Wearily familiar, then, was the substance of Ms. Loesch’s tweet, which was echoed on Fox News to Watters, Nov. 15, as she called for, “Justice for the black business owners whose businesses were burned to the ground by people like white convicted pedophile and racist Joseph Rosenbaum screaming slurs on camera or white domestic abuser Anthony Huber, or white Antifa member Grosskruetz brandishing a handgun?”

In Republican vernacular, white kid Kyle just doesn’t cut it as a cause absent the moral padding of the “black experience.”

WATCH: “Republicans’ Main Focus: Showing Off How Black-Focused They Are”:

Ilana Mercer has been writing a weekly, paleolibertarian think piece since 1999. She’s the author of Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011) & The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed” (June, 2016). She’s on Twitter, Gab, YouTube & LinkedIn; banned by Facebook, and has a new Podcast

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  1. Can anyone mention the persecution, murder, and rape of whites (lowercase) by Blacks (uppercase) in South Africa? Without mentioning the evils of apartheid and prior black suffering?

    And certainly nobody is allowed to mention anything positive about apartheid.

    Nothing negative must be said about “minorities”. This is written in media ethics codes since the 1960ies (see sincerity DOT net). Of course, 8% whites in ZA are NOT a
    protected “minority”.

    We must oppose all such PC gag orders and demand the permnission to speak the truth, including #HateFacts such as black crime.

    • Agree: ILANA Mercer, von Frey
  2. For those born yesterday, the GOP is the right-wing of the very left-skewed, Big Government party. A true opposition would oppose everything the DEMs stand for. For example, if the DEMs assert , incredibly, that 1+1= 2, a true opponent would challenge them.

    If you must vote (a waste of time), then don’t vote for any candidate who won’t make a credible pledge to work obsessively to reduce the size of government by at least 80% within two years; but that’s only a downpayment. (The GOPs won’t deliver small government before 2,299 CE.)

    • Agree: ILANA Mercer
    • Replies: @animalogic
  3. @Abolish_public_education

    Yer — small government….Wonder what would fill the void? Libertarian unicorns & rainbows….
    How about BETTER government? Government not beholden to Lobbyists & other sources of corruption? Government elected in transparent elections?
    Whoops — there I go with my own unicorns & rainbows….

    • Replies: @Getaclue
    , @Patricus
  4. SafeNow says:

    Ilana is correct, as far as she goes. but the point has been reached where personal consequences would very often ensue. Loss of job, pots and pans banging on one’s street during the wee hours, being ostracized by family and friends. For Ilana to complete her point, she needs to add: “…the possibility or even probability of very costly and unpleasant personal repercussions notwithstanding.”

  5. Secession of Red States is necessary. You don’t remain married to a spouse who announces they hate you and tries to kill you.

    • Replies: @Exile
  6. I’ve been saying this for a few years of my comments from a recent article…””””Like I said before. All this is …White Repub-Rhinos vying against the Demtards for the most magical kneegrow in all the land. See were not the racists , the Dems are the real racists. Bah…who gives a rat’s A. All of politics now is just about groid approval. Sick of all of it. Don’t bother voting. There is nothing in it for anyone. It’s all bread and circuses. And the clown car is full of kneegrows and White cucks, left and right,and we are stuck here in the middle with you.””””

    • Agree: Realist
    • Replies: @Ace
  7. Realist says:

    Republicans’ Main Focus: Showing Off How Black-Focused They Are
    For Republicans it is impossible to mention white suffering without dragging in the “black experience.”

    Excellent observation. They fear the label Racist as much as most Whites. This severely handicaps their struggle against the anti-White movement.

    Tucker Carlson is an exemplar of this with his constant parade of black guests.

    • Agree: ruralguy
    • Thanks: ILANA Mercer
    • Replies: @KenH
  8. ruralguy says:

    It’s time to return the blacks to Africa and the Hispanics to their home countries. It’s not good for them to be here and it’s not good for us.

  9. KenH says:

    Tucker Carlson is an exemplar of this with his constant parade of black guests.

    Every time Tucker gives it to blacky between the eyes in his opening commentary or sticks up for white people that usually means his first guest will be Candace Owens, Bob Woodson or some other black person to help whitey make sense of it all and so Tuck can can cover his fanny from charges of racism and white nationalism.

    The problem with Tucker is that he thinks he can browbeat and shame the left into rejecting wokeness and re-embracing 1990’s race blindless.

    • Agree: von Frey
    • Thanks: ILANA Mercer
    • Replies: @Realist
  10. Getaclue says:

    Never happen — any time you gorge off large amounts of $$$ from Tax Payers — or give the power to do so — you get what we have and a Congress that has such as AOC et al in it, economic illiterates who believe the supply of $$$ for their “causes” is endless — the only answer is to starve it down to essentials only — the ONLY “BETTER” Government is LESS — Roads, Sewage and such only — they can dump the “Standing Army” also and FBI etc. — all of these just cause trouble and create enemies and “criminals” to justify their existence….

  11. Patricus says:

    We did have a small federal government, and also small state governments, until Herbert Hoover’s administration. He doubled the federal government’s take then FDR quadrupled it. We never again managed to shrink the federal government’s take below 18%. Before Hoover the federal government took about 3% of GDP. Exceptions occured during the Civil War and World War I but the government quickly shrank back to 3% when these wars ended. During these years of small government America’s economy grew at extraordinary rates. By 1930 the country became the wealthiest in the world and by a long way. Ordinary people had household incomes nearly twice that of Britain’s population (the number two large nation),.

    Better government is a pipe dream. It was corrupt when small and just as corrupt when large, maybe worse. When the government is small the damage done to peoples’ lives by government can never be very significant. That’s the most compelling argument for libertarians. Their beliefs in things like open borders and free trade are devastated by reality.

  12. Exile says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    Form the society before you declare its sovereignty.

    Whites need to consolidate identitarian power regionally and locally and build replacement networks and institutions to resist intimidation, doxxing, deplatforming etc…

    Soviet dissidents had support to offer the “un-personed” – homes, jobs, etc…

    Unless and until White advocates can provide those things to their rank and file it’s too early to talk of formal secession or anything close to it.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  13. @Exile

    Whites need to consolidate identitarian power regionally and locally and build replacement networks and institutions to resist intimidation, doxxing, deplatforming etc…

    Your suggestion is optimal, but if we had such networks in place we would already be able to fight back or never let The Enemy gain hold.

    The ship is rapidly sinking. Conditions are never perfect. We need to rid ourselves of toxic parasites before we can heal.

    • Replies: @Exile
  14. Exile says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    You can’t get rid of anything without collective cooperative effort by White people who are unafraid and able to act. You need networks to do this.

    Formal declarations of sovereignty or secession are more likely to provoke a disproportionate retaliation by forces greater than we have available. Forcing the issue before you can handle the likely response just gets your community wrecked and serves as a demoralizing loss for like-minded Whites elsewhere.

  15. You can’t get rid of anything without collective cooperative effort by White people who are unafraid and able to act. You need networks to do this.

    Even trying to assemble such networks will provoke a disproportionate retaliation.

    However it happens, the plan will have weaknesses, but it has to happen.

    If fedthugs overplay their hand and swoop in prematurely, some Whites might be demoralized, the rest will at least know where they stand.

  16. Trinity says:

    Tucker’s Go To List For Top Guests

    1. Candace Owens
    2. Glenn Greenwald = some gay Jewish guy
    3. Some fat Black dude that used to “work” for ESPN or something
    4. That bald White guy that is some kind of “historian” but regurgitates crap from the (((HistoryChannel.)))

    People that will NEVER be a guest on Tucker
    1. Anyone who ABSOLUTELY TELLS THE TOTAL TRUTH. In other words don’t look for a guy like David Duke to be on Tucker’s show anytime soon. Wolf Blitzer tried that once and ran into “technical difficulties” just as Mr. Duke was making a point.

    IF you are a TRUTH SPEAKER you taint on Tucker’s calling list but call me, “call me Balboa.” hehe

    Cue: 777-9311 by The Time

  17. Trinity says:

    Rittenhouse probably saved future victims from Rosenbaum a convicted child rapist. What the hell was he doing out of prison? Speaking of child molesters and rapists, we have the Ghislane Maxwell trial coming up. I seem to never see actual photos of Jizzie in prison or in the courtroom, but only sketches that look like they were done by a 4th grade art student. At least if we are going to be privy to only sketches let some person with some sort of artistic ability draw Jizzie’s mug.

  18. Trinity says:

    In 1965 a Republican couldn’t have been elected dogcatcher in the Deep South. Now I see why. Of course the Dixiecrat is a dinosaur long extinct. George Wallace was a SERIOUS contender for POTUS until he was shot down by some loner in a Maryland parking lot or at least that is the story given. I wonder how some unemployed loner could afford to follow a Presidential candidate from state to state even in the early 1970s.

    People can thank republican Eisenhower for FORCING school integration on the Deep South. JFK, a democrat who was not going to be showed up by a republican carried the torch down to Alabama. My EDUCATED guess is the worst thing a Black girl would experience in the Deep South in 1965 would be having to endure the N-word and a few other disparaging remarks.

    A Black woman in 1965 could walk through a small “redneck” Southern town and didn’t have the slightest fear of being raped, beaten or robbed. I seriously doubt she would even endure any name calling for that matter. A lone Black lady can walk through a crowded downtown square full of nothing but Whites in any small “redneck” town in the Deep South or anywhere for that matter, and not be harmed in the least. In fact she will feel completely safe, be treated very well, I SEE IT ALL THE TIME WITH MY OWN TWO EYES.

    Now reverse the situation. Would a White woman or White girl have been safe in all Black neighborhood in 1965? Hell, would a lone White male or even a group of White males been completely safe in an all Black neighborhood in 1965? A lone White woman walking through an all Black neighborhood or a mostly nonwhite neighborhood in Baltimore, Philly, Detroit, take your pick, would either be robbed at the very least and more than likely be beaten, raped and killed in that order. You walk through an all Black or all nonwhite neighborhood, the best you can hope for is being called names.

    Hell, we saw what can happen to a White girl in a small Mississippi town with Jessica Chambers. The REAL Mississippi Burning not that comedy movie, “Mississippi Burning. REAL vs. REEL.

  19. Ace says:

    Pres. Hillary totally agrees with you about the futility of voting. She also appreciates your commitment to preemptive surrender. Why fight for anything?

  20. Ilana Issacsohn-Mercer

    needs to explain why 3 out of the 3 communist thugs

    that Kyle good’d


    Jews. Was Kyle anti-Jew? Or

    is Bolshevism Jewish?

    • Replies: @Trinity
  21. Trinity says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    Some dude on this site had an article where he stated it was “good Whites” aka white traitor trash vs. “bad Whites” aka all Whites who are not pro-White genocide. Of course he just worded it “good whites” vs. “bad whites.” Who knows. Maybe it is the “good Jews” vs. “the bad Jews.” Right.

    IF Ms. Mercer is truly a righteous person, that is for God Almighty to judge and rest assured all of us will be judged. I would like to think she is genuine but her avoidance of the JQ?


    Dear Comrades & Friends,

    Reading these two articles and the interviews that accompany them, the first with Mister David Vance of Northern Ireland and the second her own video comment, is it any wonder that Misses Ilana Mercer is both BLACK LISTED AND BLACK BALLED not just by THE LEFT establishment but also the THE RIGHT. Please no one refer me to Fox News or Fox Business News, and I do not give a damn about Mister Tucker Carlson. No excuse for his damaging ans harassing treatment of Doctoress Sidney Powell, Attorney -At-Law. No discussion. I have years of experience and I prefer to evaluate and not be MIND CLEANSED by way of BRAINWASHING! The cat is more than out of the bag. And Misses Mercer proves it. Read and pass on!

    God Bless, Aristo Boho

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