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Hundreds of thousands of citizens assemble for Trump rallies and not one Air Jordan is looted.

In other news, will Kamala Harris be the first retired sex worker to be elected Vice President?

Not in the news, but this photo of Joe Biden re-enacting Billy Crudup’s famous “I am a golden god” pool scene from Cameron Crowe’s rock band tour movie Almost Famous for an appreciative but puzzled crowd who have never watched Almost Famous is worth reposting:

 
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  1. Altai says:

    Something I wonder about is if the lockdown will increased turnout in both the kinds of Democrats who defected to Trump and the Democrats least likely to vote for Trump.

    In Ireland Sinn Fein won a massive amount of votes in the last election that wasn’t predicted in large part due to the election being unusually held on a Saturday. The core Sinn Fein voter looks a lot like the core otherwise-Democrat Trump voter.

    With so many working from home, put on furlow or unemployed, people who are demoralised and depressed will have a lot more time to make it to the polls. The less time taken up with other things the higher the likelihood they’ll get there. Add in the ability to do mail voting so easily, it’ll be a very interesting result.

    It’s actually surprising to me that the Dems don’t make holding elections on weekends or making them a holiday a core agenda.

  2. I think they should hold elections only on Saturday mornings from 6:00 am until noon. That should eliminate most of the drunks, and also the attacks on voters standing in line.

  3. @Altai

    Sinn Fein have a long tradition of vote fraud north of the border.

    Vote early, vote often” was the mantra.

  4. From The Australian, a hint of cynicism among the TDS.

    • LOL: Hibernian
  5. In Trump’s America, the shoe-store shelves remain well-stocked with sneakers, but gun-store shelves are stripped of all but the most obscure ammunition. If you’re packing a .17 HMR, Cabela’s has your ammo needs covered.

  6. theMann says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    Shooting somebody with a .17 HMR would likely just really piss them off.

    But that is always the trade-off – real stopping power guarantees penetration and some difficult managing a weapon.

    I extremely hope all the people buying up weapons and ammo never use any of it.

  7. Ano says:

    Oh yeah, Mr Sailer, but you don’t say how many Muslims were beheaded by these hundreds of thousands of US citizens at these Trump rallies.

    Come on Mr Sailer. Why won’t you say? How many?

    Yours,

    The Associated Press

    • LOL: Bardon Kaldian
    • Replies: @bjondo
  8. Imagine not realizing it’s a self own to point this out

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
  9. Hundreds of thousands of citizens assemble for Trump rallies and not one Air Jordan is looted.

    You ever think that maybe that’s the problem? That the left is willing to go “full spectrum” so to speak, using both legal and illegal methods to move their agenda forward?

    I know people like to celebrate when someone says they won’t be afraid, when they say they are emboldened by leftist violence to become even more right-wing. But don’t you think for every person newly energized by leftist violence, there are a hundred who actually do back down because, hey, “it’s not worth it”?

    When one group uses by any means necessary, and the other group says that certain means are off limits, who will win?

  10. I’m no fan of looting and no fan of blacks, but black people do, undoubtedly, have a vastly superior political consciousness and sensibility than whites do. Blacks get results from the political system that whites can’t even dream of, but instead have to come up with ridiculous justifications explaining why they’re not even desirable. So I’m not so sure that cheering on Trump in some disease ridden auditorium after the last 4 years is all that much more impressive than looting a Target.

  11. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:

    One fantasy of mine is that during election day popular music playing commercial radio stations should play on the hour, every hour The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again”.

    Apart from the fact that it is, surely, hands down, one if top five rock song’s ever recorded, it is also one of the very very best political songs, of all stripes, ever written, the profundity and deep meaning, yet simplicity and lived experience of the lyrics have never been quite matched, in reams and reams of political writing.

    To add even more, you had one the greatest rock bands *ever* in their absolute pomp and prime. The force of nature that was Keith Moon showcased his absolutely superlative drumming. John Entwhistle, best bass guitarist ever, Roger Daltrey, surely the best rock vocalist of all time, that great primal scream in the middle has never been matched. And then you have the genius that is Pete Townshend, windmilling and charging his way through.

    Strongly recommend the YouTube 1978 ‘Shepperton’ video of the performance.

    – and let’s not forget Pete Townshend’s evocative and haunting organ solo introduction to this magnificent magnum opus …

  12. Trump’s barnstorming whistlestop+peaceful protest rally campaign has been brilliant PR.

    Above all else, it gave many that have been locked down with community, church, music, or other gatherings something to DO.

    • Agree: jim jones
  13. @Harry Baldwin

    The sneakers are free to any and all takers, but the ammo will cost your money or your life. Equal rights? And it’s not Trump’s America, or even Americans’ America. It’s clear whose it is. “All I want for Christmas . . . ” – or any other day – is my country back.

  14. @TestAcctforUnz

    Political violence does frighten many from participating in the political process. This is why rioting has been decriminalized in Democratic controlled states. It is a form of intimidation and it works to some degree, but often risks a backlash when enough people realize what is going on. This is why the media suppressed news about the violence. The media is fully supportive of the Democrats, so avoids reporting on the riots to mislead the American people about what is occurring at these peaceful protests.

  15. The real miracle is the lack of Coronavirus fatalities among the millions attending Trump rallies this year. Either these boomer whites are immune or god is looking out for them.

    • Disagree: The Wild Geese Howard
  16. Just voted. The CPS school is serving two voting precincts instead of one normally. The extra precinct seemed to have a bunch of Black voters, and this was right after the polls opened at 6AM.

    Nothing to do except wait the results.

    Relax. Enjoy some music from Karen & Richard Carpenter.

    [36:20] KC, quintessential Nice White Lady.

    A gift to us from RC. (Dec 7, 2018)

    KC, forever young. (2018)

    President Nixon introduces to dignitaries at the White House. (May 1973)

    • Thanks: Voltarde
    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
    , @G. Poulin
  17. Cortes says:

    A transcript of Biden’s final campaign speech was supplied by a commenter at the Conservative Treehouse:

    “margarite1 says:
    November 3, 2020 at 2:30 am
    If you missed the Biden event today, here’s a copy of the speech:

    Mnbshgvgaj kdewddfhgjiik kljnippoooih dsfqweah jghftttyub lkphjjgds!”

    • LOL: Kolya Krassotkin
  18. As the Muslims say, “violence works.”

    Or, as Chairman Mao put it, “true power comes from the barrel of a gun.”

    You know what doesn’t work?

    Grillin’ n chillin’, havin’ a couple beers, watchin’ a little sportsball…

  19. AndrewR says:
    @TestAcctforUnz

    Trump has openly endorsed violence and encouraged his supporters to commit illegal acts. Stop acting like both sides aren’t pouring fuel on the fire. I do concur that the left is MORE violent, or at least that they have been. But you seem to be ignoring how eager many Trump supporters, or at least right wing militia types, are for violence.

  20. @TestAcctforUnz

    When one group uses by any means necessary, and the other group says that certain means are off limits, who will win?

    Ask Gandhi

    • Replies: @Jus' Sayin'...
    , @Lazlo
    , @J.Ross
  21. Yngvar says:

    With social distancing strictly enforced and a hard ceiling on how many can be in a polling place at once, Democrat organizers can have a lot of republican ‘I vote in person, thank you very much’ voters still on the curb queue when it’s times up and the doors shut close.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  22. Anon[385] • Disclaimer says:

    Corporate HR offices and equity training offices have put up plywood barriers. And I hear that Jerry Kang has helicoptered out to Laurene Powell’s aluMINium yacht, Venus, which is circling Catalina.

  23. @Hannah Katz

    Election Day should be moved to April 15th.

    • LOL: bruce county
    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Barnard
  24. @TomSchmidt

    Maybe he means it’s time for core Americans to start using the tactics of the anti-American, anti-White Left.

    Looting, as it is being used now, is a weapon.

    It is not just a way for losers to get free stuff. It terrorizes decent (mostly White) middle-class citizens who have the talent and work ethic to build businesses or to just go to work at them.

    The old military practice (as I understand it) is correct: Looters should be shot on sight. So should arsonists and thugs who beat people they disagree with or who are the wrong color (White.)

    Kyle Rittenhouse now has bail set at $2 million and is charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. There is lots of comment on this blog about buying ammo and defending ourselves, but notice that self-defense is now illegal for White people.

    White people, or others too, frankly, have been abused and charged for just defending their businesses or property.

    Think about it. We are indeed the suckers now, making own goal after own goal. We are under attack from the powers that be. We are being forced to respond. (Maybe that is what they want. Let’s think and be careful before we act.)

    • Agree: Hangnail Hans
    • Troll: Supply and Demand
  25. Altai says:

    More stuff from Zoom calls of antifa who work in FedGov planning mass disturbances and the abuse of their positions in the event of a close election or victory for Trump.

    • Replies: @Frank McGar
  26. @Guy De Champlagne

    What they “achieve” is due to others’ weaknesses & not a result of their own strength. If W is for white & B for black, then W can live on their own; B can’t.

    It’s like praising children’s superior social consciousness, especially in the case of wimpy parents.

    • Agree: kaganovitch
    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  27. My 19-year old niece has voted twice for Biden in Wisconsin so far. I sent her $500 for her trouble and an early thanksgiving present.

  28. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Use of the term sports ball is probably more correlated with not having fucked in high school than is claiming to not have fucked in high school.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Stan d Mute
  29. @Hannah Katz

    Given the choices, who can vote sober?

    • Replies: @petit bourgeois
    , @Kronos
  30. Redman says:
    @Anonymous

    All very true. One of the best songs, although IMO another on the album Who’s Next is even better: Baba O’Reilly (teenage wasteland).

    But Moon’s drumming in WGFA sounds like a full fledged military gunfight. And when Daltrey comes in with the two primal screams, it’s like a bomb has been dropped. It’s the martial song for the modern age.

  31. @The Wild Geese Howard

    The same Nazis that attacked Althea Bernstein are attacking Jewish people everywhere from Austria to Michigan now, trying to get their literally Hitler person re-elected. Where do you stand on this important issue?

    https://mol.im/a/8908265 [Daily Mail]

    • Replies: @anon
  32. @TestAcctforUnz

    Relax.

    No one’s gone “full spectrum” yet except for a few sperg trolls in the comments.

  33. JMcG says:
    @Anonymous

    And let’s not forget that he’s a fan of child pornography. Won’t get fooled again, indeed.

    • Replies: @bruce county
  34. Thirdtwin says:

    No Air Jordan, instead Fire Fauci, but mostly peaceful.

  35. Altai says:

    Also OT: New paper shows 80% of new covid cases in UK (And plurality or majority in the rest of Western Europe) come from strain imported from Spain since travel restrictions and quarantine rules were loosened in July/Aug. Most likely due to young holiday-makers Though quite possibly due to the large Spanish diaspora working in Britain and cheap Eastern European seasonal workers who move around from country to country. The current outbreak in Spain is suggested to have been incubated among migrant farm workers from Eastern Europe and the subsequent primitive working conditions they have. Immigrant contract workers who are employed or sent out to many different nursing homes is also likely how so many died in countries where that practice is common.

    You’d think it’d just be cheaper to cancel Spain’s debts but it’s very critical that Spain’s tourism industry gets minor relief in a way that makes the massive efforts, that worked to suppress Covid utterly worthless and which threatens Christmas. (Do you expose the grandparents to risk of serious illness or do you restrict them from seeing the grand children?)

    Anyway, this was the point when experts suggested doing nothing. It was predicated on there being no restriction in travel. Yet restrictions did occur (And due to them having little impact on the daily life, will likely continue for a long time) and the local lockdowns brought Covid under control.

    Why were holiday flights to Spain (Or quite possibly actually cheap season farm workers moving from country to country) more important than literally everything else?

    https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.25.20219063v1.full.pdf

    • Replies: @Jack D
  36. Even given their proclivity toward violence, blacks are 1) safer than ever
    And 2) safer than whites and Hispanics. Something you won’t read in the MSM

    Blacks now less likely to be violent-crime victims than Whites, Hispanics

    https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/2/blacks-now-less-likely-be-violent-crime-victims-wh/

    Violent crime against Black Americans has dropped 43% over the past 14 years, and they are now less likely to be victims of violent crime than White or Hispanic people, according to data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

    [MORE]

    Although the bureau didn’t study the race of violent crime perpetrators, Mr. Reilly said, the reduction in violent crime counters the activists’ claims.

    “You see racial justice advocates say violence against Black people is constant and coming from the White side of the fence,” he said. “But the truth is, there is an extraordinarily small amount of police violence against Black Americans and there is an extraordinarily small amount of White violence against Black people.

    • Replies: @res
    , @John Johnson
  37. Tom F. says:
    @Anonymous

    Yes, a great song. For those in a rush, Sammy Hagar does all the good parts here in 2 min., instead of 9 min. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyMAJ8JGxkU”

    OT, but Wesley Snipes in 2020 Guardian is responding to a comment from 2012 by a supporting actor from a troubled film he made in 2004, during which he attacked the director. Details don’t matter, but this quote is a perfect example of Sociopathic adoption of the nomenclature of social justice, to be used against the victims. “This is part of the challenges that we as African Americans face here in America — these microaggressions,” he added. “The presumption that one white guy can make a statement and that statement stands as true! Why would people believe his version is true? Because they are predisposed to believing the Black guy is always the problem.”

  38. anon215 says:

    White people tend to wear work boots or shoes.

  39. @Bardon Kaldian

    B can’t live on their own (outside sub-Saharan Africa) and all their media-promoted terror can’t happen without non-B help and instigation either. It never has.

    If they were any good as a people at rising up and fighting for their own interests without help from others, they would have done something down South here in the US sometime before a the White man did it for them a hundred and sixty years ago.

    On their own, in their own, African environment, they still practice slavery and pirating in some places, and they reproduce via r-selection to the point of Malthusian starvation. They are essentially passive parts of whatever larger environments they inhabit, just like most other animals.

    There should be a scale of human nature ranging from passive to pro-active. It would be interesting to see where everyone falls on that. One group of people clearly tends to be more pro-active — to the point of circumnavigating the Earth and the Solar System.

    • Replies: @Cho Seung-Hui
  40. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Had the feel more of a farewell tour. He can rest easy now. For a while, at least.

  41. Alden says:
    @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco

    Or vastly more likely, Covid is a hoax foisted upon the world for I know not what nefarious purpose.

  42. Dr. X says:

    Hundreds of thousands of citizens assemble for Trump rallies and not one Air Jordan is looted.

    That’s a “hatefact.”

  43. OffT, but perhaps somewhat OnT:

    Over the weekend my family had a little Halloween party at my aunt’s house. (My “family” being me, my mother, my aunt, my cousin, my cousin’s black husband, and my cousin’s two mulatto kids.)

    My cousin’s son has just turned nine. He’s obsessed with video games, most especially GTA V, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Fortnite. When he’s not playing games, he’s watching videos about them on YouTube (LazarBeam, etc.).

    I showed him how to turn on Director Mode in GTA V. (DM allows you to customize many aspects of the game. You can become, for all intents and purposes, an invulnerable killing machine beholden only to your own twisted whims.) He was tickled pink at the prospect of being able to perpetrate all sorts of mayhem with impunity.

    When I play the game, I enjoy killing NPCs. I drive out to the middle of a freeway at rush hour, get out of the car, and start blasting explosive bullets at every passing vehicle. Before long, the asphalt is littered with flaming wreckage and charred corpses.

    (Hey, it’s all in good fun. Who among us hasn’t yearned to enliven a boring commute with a horrific bloodbath?)

    I assume that most people are at least as depraved as I am, so I wasn’t surprised to find that my cousin’s kid enjoyed killing pixel people, as well. But I was a bit disturbed to discover that he only wanted to kill white police officers.

    In fact, at one point, I accidentally blew up a police car with a black cop at the wheel, and he screamed at me: “No! You’re not allowed to kill black people! Only white people can die in this game!”

    Another thing that disturbed me was his method of killing.

    I prefer impersonal bombs to intimate bullets. In GTA IV – which I still play – I typically use the shoulder-fired missile. (GTA IV is set in fake New York. Somehow, it’s more satisfying to massacre uptight New Yorkers than it is to dispatch laid-back Angelinos.) I fire a missile into a crowd and watch three or four bodies plop to the ground. It’s about as cold and antiseptic as mass carnage can get.

    My cousin’s kid, on the other hand, deliberately and methodologically seeks individual victims so he can shoot them in two places: once in the head and (I am not making this up) once in the crotch. He typically aims for the crotch first, and then for the head, all while squealing “Crotch shot! Crotch shot!”

    The kid is not stupid, but he does very poorly in school. He’s basically illiterate.

    To enter Director Mode in GTA V, you need a phone number (you “call” it on your in-game phone). When he asked me for the code, I showed him on my real phone. He began writing it down, but after a minute or so he still hadn’t managed to reproduce all of the digits correctly. When I told him he was missing two numbers, he wrote them in the wrong order. (Dyslexia?) In the end I had to write it for him.

    The kid has serious issues. He’s extremely rambunctious and impossible to control. My mother thinks he’ll end up as a juvenile delinquent.

    My mother, for all of her faults, is HBD-aware and pro-Trump, so at least we have that much in common. She believes that, after the cities are torched over the next couple of days, BLM will start making a long march through the suburbs.

    My aunt and my cousin are ardently anti-Trump. My aunt, in particular, wouldn’t shut up about it. She kept regurgitating CNN boilerplate about how Trump’s rallies were sparking a new wave of Corona-chan. Arguing with her would have been pointless, so I just kept my mouth shut.

  44. botazefa says:
    @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco

    The real miracle is the lack of Coronavirus fatalities among the millions attending Trump rallies this year. Either these boomer whites are immune or god is looking out for them.

    For those rallyers not becoming sick, Occam’s Razor is instructive. It’s no miracle. The coronavirus just isn’t as bad as people believe.

    So many cases. Relatively few are symptomatic. Recall the initial CDC guidance that we neither wear masks nor be tested if not symptomatic. Why was that the guidance then? Are we to believe that in the time it took to reverse both guidances scientists had definitively proven that masks were effective and on-demand testing was medically necessary?

    The situation we are in now looks to me like coronavirus is endemic and part of the normal flora of many people’s upper airways. Eventually we all may be carriers.

    People really need to look at this rationally. Skeptically.

  45. Jack D says:
    @Yngvar

    Democrat organizers can have a lot of republican ‘I vote in person, thank you very much’ voters still on the curb queue when it’s times up and the doors shut close.

    The rules may vary in different places but in most jurisdictions, if you are in line at the time that the polls are supposed to close, you are allowed to vote.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  46. Anon[167] • Disclaimer says:
    @Abolish_public_education

    Election Day should be moved to April 15th.

    Hmmm … I wonder …

    What is the breakdown on people who get their returns filed early and those that wait until the last second, by class, race, political party, urban/suburban/rural residence, etc.

    I think the well-off people are on autopilot and their accountants just mail them the returns to sign and mail in in February. Contractors get their 1099’s and a lot of them also just send it to an accountant. Poor people probably wait. What about Ivy-educated young writers and journalists living from hand to mouth in New York? Maybe they put it off too since they are verbal high, math low?

    At any rate, I think this is a very complex problem to solve about which side would benefit.

    • Replies: @Coemgen
    , @Anon
  47. Jack D says:
    @Altai

    Think of Spain’s southern coast as the UK’s Florida. Even more so because even at the height of summer, UK beaches suck. Ryanair will take you from London to Malaga for $27 round trip and the flight time is almost identical to NY-Miami (3 hrs). The experience is affordable to people of all social classes. It doesn’t feel like you are undertaking a cross border journey to a strange foreign country – it’s more like taking a Spirit flight from one US state to another. This is especially so because parts of the Costa del Sol are Brit enclaves where it’s easier to get fish and chips than pescaíto frito. You don’t need to speak a word of Spanish.

    Now maybe this all should have stopped with Covid but it’s hard to break normal routines. This has been going on for the last 50 years.

  48. @Jack D

    Here’s an interesting question for you: What do you think of “stay-at-home” orders of the type GIVEN JUST YESTERDAY, THE DAY BEFORE THE ELECTION, by the governor of Massachusetts?

    Though not necessarily specific to voting times and dates, this order comes after most people had the opportunity to vote by mail, so it could disproportionately scare and influence Americans who planned to vote today, in person.

    I’m not saying it’s a conspiracy, but what do you think? Keep in mind, the conventional wisdom (admittedly flawed as it is) says most people who have already voted by mail are Democrats.

    My take from the beginning of this has been that stay-at-home scare tactics and media sensationalism disproportionately depress Republican voters, many of whom are older and justifiably more afraid of the Wuhan Flu. Of course, this whole Corona-chan panic has served the interests of the powers-that-be anyway, so this latest chapter is just one volley in a barrage.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
  49. JimDandy says:
    @theMann

    I assume you mean that you hope they will never NEED to use any of it.

  50. @botazefa

    For those rallyers not becoming sick, Occam’s Razor is instructive. It’s no miracle. The coronavirus just isn’t as bad as people believe.

    No the simple answer is that most of the rallies were outside or in well ventilated spaces.

    It really doesn’t spread outside but everyone seems to be ignoring this.

    • Agree: Old Prude
    • Replies: @botazefa
  51. @Supply and Demand

    My 19-year old niece has voted twice for Biden in Wisconsin so far. I sent her $500 for her trouble and an early thanksgiving present.

    None of those things actually happened.

  52. @Supply and Demand

    Hey, “Supply and Demand,” it is interesting that you labeled me a “•Troll” on this thread just for stating the truth and defending what is still the majority of American people. Please explain why I am a troll. Clicking the button does not an argument make. You must prove here that I am a troll, or your attempt means nothing.

    I am waiting for your eloquent and logical reply.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  53. @Guy De Champlagne

    Black political power is buttressed by liberal whites including most Jews. A mob of gullible, brainwashed pawns that are unaware of what each other thinks is necessary to create the social dynamic in which people are afraid to criticize blacks.

    You’ll notice this if you have a one-on-one conversation with a black in a situation in which your interlocutor cannot compromise your employability. This needs to happen on the internet or outside the United States. Usually, they will revert to “most people think this”, or “we all know that…” when referring to the equality of races.

    Without a social contract to obey the word of blacks, they become nothing.

  54. Mr. Anon says:

    WaPo warns about white election violence…………………..

    …………………………………………………..a hundred years ago:

    A White mob unleashed the worst Election Day violence in U.S. history in Florida a century ago

    https://www.chron.com/news/article/A-White-mob-unleashed-the-worst-Election-Day-15693837.php

    I didn’t check to see if they mentioned Emmett Till, but I’m sure he’s in there somewhere.

    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
  55. Jack D says:
    @botazefa

    Recall the initial CDC guidance that we neither wear masks nor be tested if not symptomatic. Why was that the guidance then?

    As a public health authority you don’t want to require people to do the impossible. At the time they felt that there were not enough masks and that they should be reserved for medical personnel. Likewise there was not enough testing capacity so they wanted it reserved for the symptomatic. I’m not saying that it was good that we didn’t have enough PPE or testing capacity or that it was right for them to lie, but sometimes you have to lie to the public in an emergency when resources are scarce or you’ll create panic and end up making the crisis even worse. The media has accused Trump of “lying” when he was doing just this.

    The situation we are in now looks to me like coronavirus is endemic and part of the normal flora of many people’s upper airways. Eventually we all may be carriers.

    That’s not how it works. It’s just like other coronavirus’s (some strains of the common cold). You don’t carry the virus unless you are actively infected (this phase only lasts a few days). However, at any time (especially in the winter) there are enough infected people to keep spread it around to others. However, even if you don’t gain lifetime immunity, once everyone has had Covid (or has been vaccinated) then the next time you get it, you experience it as a cold and not a fatal disease. Keep in mind that Covid is fatal mainly to the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. The reason that it is deadly is because these people have no existing immunity to this novel virus and their immune system is not good enough to fight novel infections.

    Little kids experience Covid as just another common cold because their immune system functions is at the top of its game. Kids are born without immunity to anything so if they didn’t have top of the line immune systems they would never make it past childhood. Eventually all little kids will get it from each other at preschool and you won’t even know because it will appear like any other common cold that kids bring home. Then later in life when they get it again they will have immunity and will experience it as a cold again, even if they are older. I imagine that thousands of years ago when the common cold made its leap to humans the same thing must have happened – it killed off a bunch of the most vulnerable and then it settled into coexistence with humans. The same thing is going to happen with Covid eventually, but first it has to burn its way thru the population so that everyone who survives (which is 99% of the infected) has some immunity either from infection or vaccination. So the people who are saying it’s just the flu are wrong. It’s really just a cold but even a cold can kill you if you are an adult with no immunity.

  56. @Buzz Mohawk

    As mentioned in another comment, American blacks need others. This becomes incredibly obvious outside the West.

    A certain set of circumstances are necessary for the social dynamic in which you have to manifest political correctness. Besides the black, you need a group of whites that don’t know each other, or at least aren’t collectively aware who is and who is not red-pilled. If so, you’ve entered a low-trust environment in which any non-PC statement runs the risk of compromising your employability. You now have to at least feign a belief in a universe in which systemic racism oppresses blacks, and that they have the moral high ground. Blacks know this and pounce on it. But it is important to know that this environment ONLY EXISTS BECAUSE WHITES LET IT. In this situation, the social contract dictates that you MUST OBEY BLACKS.

    How to insulate yourself from these situations is the million dollar question; the best way I’ve found is to study a foreign language (most blacks don’t speak foreign languages well) and thus gain yourself the ability to communicate in a non-censored language. Everything and everyone that speaks English is compromised at this point.

    • Replies: @Cho Seung-hui
  57. Rob McX says:

    OT: Very interesting piece here comparing pre-election suppression of news and allegations in 1988 and 2020.

    • Replies: @Redman
  58. epebble says:
    @Altai

    Trump seems to be a perfect example of Rashomon Effect. This is the observation of the British writer Nate White: Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?

    https://londondaily.com/british-writer-pens-the-best-description-of-trump-i-ve-read

    And this from Tucker Carlson: Why Donald Trump’s supporters love him so much

    https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-2020-election-trump-supporters-love-him

    Amazingly, both seem to make perfect sense.

  59. Mr. Anon says:
    @AndrewR

    Trump has openly endorsed violence and encouraged his supporters to commit illegal acts.

    When? How?

  60. @Barack Obama's secret Unz account

    As George Orwell pointed out in his essay on Gandhi, the reason that Gandhi was successful was precisely because his opponents were morally restrained. Thought experiment: Imagine how Gandhi’s tactics might have worked in Stalin’s Soviet Union, Hitler’s Germany, Mao’s (or for that matter Xi Jinping’s) China, or Castro’s Cuba.

  61. You can get good info on the likely outcome here:

    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2020/11/early-county-review.html

    This is related to Vox Day’s post on the Swing-Key system and Key Counties and Democrats holding back votes in key counties until they see what they need to win:

    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2020/11/the-key-counties.html
    http://voxday.blogspot.com/2020/11/the-swing-key-system.html

    • Replies: @vinteuil
  62. botazefa says:
    @John Johnson

    It really doesn’t spread outside but everyone seems to be ignoring this.

    I agree with you.

    And I’ll double down on my “it’s not as bad as people believe” bet. I heard on the Today show yesterday that 1/3 of people tested in Wisconsin are positive for Coronavirus. Ot’s endemic, it’s immunological novelty is wearing off, and it remains a serious threat only to a minority in vulnerable populations.

    China took it easy on us with this one, if indeed they are intentionally at fault. A warning shot across our bow.

    • Replies: @Polynikes
  63. @Guy De Champlagne

    Negroes naturally adopt “Big Man” forms of social organization. These fundamentally undemocratic and corruption-generating systems are perfect for organized bloc voting and selling such voting blocs to those who bid the most for the support of Negro “Big Men”. It’s a major advantage for Negro leaders but ultimately doesn’t generate much benefit for the mass of their followers.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  64. @Anonymous

    The problem is that all of them are fooling us. No matter whom one votes for, one will be fooled again.

  65. Art Deco says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    I’m no fan of looting and no fan of blacks, but black people do, undoubtedly, have a vastly superior political consciousness and sensibility than whites do. Blacks get results from the political system that whites can’t even dream of, but instead have to come up with ridiculous justifications explaining why they’re not even desirable. So I’m not so sure that cheering on Trump in some disease ridden auditorium after the last 4 years is all that much more impressive than looting a Target.

    What ‘results’? More people employed as school administrators, social workers, postal workers, and bus drivers?

    Black politicians accomplish very little bar getting some swag for their clientele and engaging in onanistic displays. North of 40% of the black population lives in neighborhoods badly in need of more public order in the schools and on the streets, as well as a redistribution of the tax burdens promoting the decay of the built environment. They might also benefit from a rebalancing of effort in both primary and secondary schooling in the direction of (1) mastery of certain basic skills and (2) vocational instruction. They might benefit in turn from welfare policies which emphasized subsidies to earned income rather than subsidies to mundane consumer consumption. They’re not getting any of these things, in part because delivery of these things is predicated on more thorough observance of certain standards among the population in question, and that’s ‘disrespectful’. So, in the name of R-E-S-P-E-C-T we have terribly crime-ridden neighborhoods which don’t have any commerce other than dirty shebeens, disorderly schools which teach little of value; and broken windows, trash, and graffiti everywhere. Results.

  66. @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco

    Perhaps it has something to do with the virus not being very deadly and the way the medical care has evolved. One has over 99% chance to live if they caught the virus.

  67. res says:
    @Hangnail Hans

    Here is a link to the 2005-2019 statistics.
    https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=7126

    2018 and 2019 are the only years blacks were less likely to be victims of violent crimes than whites. It is an interesting shift (especially given the “most crime is intraracial” mantra along with higher black offender rates).

    This seems worth a deeper dive, but I don’t have time to do it right now.

    P.S. Here are 2018 and 2019 FBI UCR Table 43 links for the racial offender rates.
    https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018/tables/table-43
    https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2019/crime-in-the-u.s.-2019/topic-pages/tables/table-43

    • Replies: @Technite78
  68. @Jack D

    I don’t think that is true about the masks. The reason being that healthcare providers obtain things like masks through medical suppliers, not by running down to Walmart, or by buying them off somebody standing on a street corner.

    If there was to be intervention in the supply chains for masks, it would have been much higher up in the supply chain, to ensure that mass produced masks were not diverted from medical supply houses to retail chains.

    It is rather similar to the issue of toilet paper. Institutions and businesses do not obtain their toilet paper from supermarkets, and it is often supplied in different formats and different packaging

    • Replies: @Johann Ricke
  69. I would say that Harris was more of a sugar baby than a sex worker, if one may make such a fine distinction.

    However she would not be the first retired sex worker in the White House, as there are at least a couple of first ladies who would probably qualify, not to mention a number of staffers.

    And anyway, historically, there have been a number of high-profile courtesans who have eventually moved into political office. When you think about it the one may be a good training for the other.

    • Agree: Liza
  70. I would say that Harris was more of a sugar baby than a sex worker, if one may make such a fine distinction.

    A sugar baby is a sexual relationship that most likely wouldn’t exist if the man didn’t have money.

    But there is still a relationship.

    Kamala was a straight up whore for Brown. The guy is a total creep and loser but she was willing to get under his desk for a political career.

  71. @Guy De Champlagne

    Blacks get results from the political system that whites can’t even dream of, but instead have to come up with ridiculous justifications explaining why they’re not even desirable.

    What the heck are you talking about? You must not be paying attention.

    White liberals don’t even make promises to Blacks anymore. In many areas they have pretty much abandoned the schools.

    Black leaders are fine with Democrats that do nothing but blame Whites and guns.

    Blacks are afraid that Republicans will cut welfare and EBT so they support the alternative. They have low expectations for Democrats and vice versa.

    Most urban White Democrats have basically given up on Blacks and want to dilute them with Hispanics. That is why Democrats flip out on anything related to immigration.

    • Replies: @Guy De Champlagne
  72. The natural history of Covid-19 may end up being a bit similar to tuberculosis.

    By the end of the 19th century a very significant percentage of all deaths were caused by tuberculosis, which was recognized to be spread in substandard living conditions where there was overcrowding.

    However by the end of world war II the number of deaths from tuberculosis had substantially declined, due to public health measures such as social distancing, even before the first effective treatment, which was streptomycin, became available in the late 40s.

    A number of countries have used the BCG vaccination, although the United States never has, so again there are similarities to what we are seeing with covid-19 in terms of what communities believe about immunity and disease prevention.

    George Orwell was a bit of a TB denier, and for experimental and experiential reasons spent nights in homeless shelters listening to people with hacking coughs spreading the disease, which he eventually died from at the age of only 48.

    He did actually get streptomycin near the end of his life, but he suffered from an allergic reaction to it and was not able to continue the course. Otherwise he might have lived until 1984 and been available for television interviews.

    • Replies: @Londoner
  73. Anonymous[262] • Disclaimer says:

    Oh! To be the proverbial ‘fly on the wall, during one of many ‘meaningful and involved’ meetings between Kamala Harris and Willie Brown where doubtless deep and penetrating insights were being made, that is if Willie’s long frog like tongue stopped attending to duties and swiped me off the wall.
    ‘Frog’s Porn’ some might label it.
    But, doubtless, ‘Frog’s Spawn’ is a more fitting description.

  74. tyrone says:

    What makes you think Kamala is retired from “sex work”?….or…..who did she blow to get the VP slot?…..Come on man ,she’s a horrible campaigner and a horrible person.

  75. @epebble

    Nate White must be some sort of f**got to have written this:

    A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no self-awareness, no humility, no honour and no grace – all qualities, funnily enough, with which his predecessor Mr. Obama was generously blessed. So for us, the stark contrast does rather throw Trump’s limitations into embarrassingly sharp relief.

    To claim that Obama has self-awareness and honor suggests the author is somewhat of a moron!

    • Agree: Redman
  76. Lazlo says:
    @Barack Obama's secret Unz account

    Ask Gandhi

    So… your strategy is to lie down and take our beating until Germany invades Poland, thus overburdening our oppressors so that they abandon their genocide of us, allowing us to kill Muslims without the political/pragmatic complications. I see.

    Question: When taking your morning leak, how do you avoid pissing on your
    head every single time?

    Oh… you just don’t worry about it. I see.

  77. Coemgen says:
    @Anon

    Hm, due to side income, I always owe taxes beyond those held by my employer. I always wait until the “last minute” to file. Does anyone who owes pay before they need to? If so, why?

    On the other hand, I don’t know anybody who is due a refund who also waits until the “last minute” to file.

  78. tyrone says:
    @Supply and Demand

    Wow, your “niece” must be really good at $500 a pop…..winks as good as a nod

  79. Barnard says:
    @Abolish_public_education

    To most people that is just another day. The ones you want to discourage from voting for the Democrats already have their tax refund by then. Many of them for more than they had withheld in the first place

    • Agree: Coemgen
  80. @Hangnail Hans

    The more likely explanation is that Black areas plea-bargain most of their violent crimes into lesser charges.

    I can dig up an article if you want where a Baltimore prosecutor talks about how they plea bargain cases in an assembly line. They take lines of Black men and make plea deals within minutes. It’s insane.

    The author also doesn’t explain how he accounts for unreported crimes. If a gangster shoots at another and misses that is normally unreported because the victim won’t talk. How exactly would that be excluded from his study?

  81. anonymous[122] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art Deco

    Blacks owe a lot of their middle class to affirmative action in government hiring and government investigations against employers for alleged discrimination. If blacks don’t keep on voting for Dems they stand to lose affirmative action and employment discrimination investigations, shrinking their people’s middle class.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  82. Lot says:
    @Harry Baldwin

    “If you’re packing a .17 HMR, Cabela’s has your ammo needs covered.”

    • Replies: @Kronos
  83. botazefa says:
    @Jack D

    As a public health authority you don’t want to require people to do the impossible. At the time they felt that there were not enough masks and that they should be reserved for medical personnel

    You are describing their backward looking rationale for not recommending masks when it became socially expedient for those in authority to appear to be doing something, anything, in the face of novel coronavirus. Surgical masks don’t protect the wearer from infection. Only N95 masks do that. Infectious disease control has never called for surgical or cloth masking as a means to prevent infection. Masking the infected, however, has always been part of the protocol. Universal masking is about giving people the feeling of safety and preventing panic. It is not, and has not, prevented the virus from spreading.

    You don’t carry the virus unless you are actively infected (this phase only lasts a few days).

    I think you are defining ‘infection’ too narrowly. Initially the media was reporting active ‘case’ counts, notably not using the word ‘infection.’ Recently the media has started to rename cases as infections, but they are very different things. People can be carriers of virus/bacteria without ever showing signs of infection. For whatever reason, the virus gets onto their mucosa but never replicates sufficiently to cause disease, COVID-19 in this case. We see exactly this happening in the high numbers of asymptomatic positive coronavirus cases, do we not?

    Kids are born without immunity to anything so if they didn’t have top of the line immune systems they would never make it past childhood.

    Citation? How would we know if children are born as immunological blank slates? Hard to test. One observation is that most survive infancy, which implies some level of inherited immunity. Breast milk is said to be loaded with antibodies. I don’t know much about this topic, but it seems reasonable to be skeptical of your claim.

    It’s really just a cold but even a cold can kill you if you are an adult with no immunity.

    If it is a novel virus no one can have immunity, no? We have to rely upon our immune systems to seek and destroy the virus. Those with compromised immunity, primarily elderly people, are more at risk. But most elderly aren’t. If only we knew who was most at risk, we could formulate policy directed at protecting those people. Our nation is not handling this well. We’re throwing out the baby with the bathwater.

    Sweden seems to have handled things pretty well, but they are a fairly homogenous protestant nation.

    • Replies: @res
  84. Whiskey says: • Website

    Black people through violence have abolished any police or laws applying to them while criminalizing self defense. The lowest street thug has the right to do what he will to ordinary White people.

    That is true power.

    You will pay and pay to Stevie Wonder, Oprah, and LeBron for oppressing them.

    That’s power.

    You will be in a concentration camp with black people abusing you.

    That’s power.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @The Alarmist
  85. TWS says:
    @AndrewR

    Not even close. You saying Trump has called for violence does not make it true. You are truly a troll.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
    , @AndrewR
  86. tyrone says:

    Deplorables like New Balance.

    • LOL: Gary in Gramercy
    • Replies: @Gary in Gramercy
  87. AF, excellent in so many ways, did a great job of exposing the “business of cool”.

    The movie’s pool scene, depicted above, fell flat. The writer could have depicted the debauchery in more powerful fashion had he shown the guitarist involved with yet another underaged girl, though compared to his main squeeze, one immature, ditzy, and more vulnerable.

    [MORE]

    The miracle will be if my local school district bond question gets defeated.

    It’s the usual story: A few years beforehand the district sold a bond ballot measure by representing that the millions of dollars raised would pay for a whole slew of capital projects. Of course only a portion of the projects were undertaken (due to mismanagement and diversions), so now the district is firing up voters by asking them to “finish the job” (double-down on waste).

    The gullible taxpayers bought it last time, perhaps thinking that the district was run by cagey businessmen who could really stretch a buck.

    One might think taxpayers had learned their lesson: “ten times burned, once shy”. Also, with the relatively large number of home schools in the area, that the bond would be a tough sell.

    Unfortunately, the more likely outcome is “fool me eleven times, shame on A_p_e”. And it turns out that homeschoolers are indifferent to the question, or often even supportive of it; something to do with civic pride.

    Also, since voters include parents of school kids (i.e. recipients of free babysitting) and building contractors who would make out like bandits, school districts always have a natural advantage in getting bonds passed.

  88. Londoner says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    It’s a pity he didn’t live at least a few years longer, as (barring a remarkable but not impossible discovery in an archive somewhere), no recording of his voice survives. There is allegedly a piece of film featuring him while at school, but this is less interesting – we know what he looked like.

    I wonder if anyone who knew him is still alive and able to describe his voice and manner. There may be a handful left.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
  89. @Art Deco

    What ‘results’?

    Growing numbers, in absolute and relative terms, and a massive transfer of wealth and well being from whites to blacks.

    Yes they’d benefit even more from a post WW2 style egalitarian economy and social conservatism tied to modern civil rights facilitated expropriation from whites, but the real powers that be are not going to allow an egalitarian economy so they get what they can within what’s allowable.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  90. @Anonymous

    Second your comment, and wanted to add — although it should be obvious — that the proper version is the original one on Who’s Next, and not the heavily-edited version for 45 single release.

  91. @Altai

    Wow, this is great coverage. These people have become so comfortable and bold to think they can do this as government employees without consequences. Couldn’t help but notice how female-centric these groups of “organizers” tend to be. Agitation as a political tactic is very feminine as well, which makes sense from an evolutionary perspective.

  92. Kylie says:
    @theMann

    “I extremely hope all the people buying up weapons and ammo never use any of it.”

    I extremely hope all the people buying up weapons and ammo never need to use any of it.

  93. @John Johnson

    Most urban White Democrats have basically given up on Blacks

    Have you been in a cave for the last six months? Come on, man….

    You’re veering dangerously close to Dems R the Real Racists territory.

  94. Icy Blast says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    You sound disease-ridden…specifically, you have senile dementia, like your guy Joe.

  95. Polynikes says:
    @botazefa

    China took it easy but won anyways as they watched us and the rest of the west burn down our democracies.

    • Thanks: botazefa
  96. J.Ross says:
    @Barack Obama's secret Unz account

    Remind me, how did he die?
    The reason we have heard of Gandhi (and not about the American he kinda sorta killed) is a long term British Imperial propaganda project intended to persuade third worlders to reject violence. “It worked for him.” You can see how widely it was adopted in Africa Addio or several recent documentaries about South Africa.

  97. syonredux says:

    Glenn Greenwald:

    This idea that everyone can relax and go to sleep and stop paying attention once the Good Parents, Joe & Kamala, are in charge is creepy and authoritarian but is exactly what happened on 1/20/2009 when the anti-war, civil liberties & anti-corporatist movement vanished overnight.

  98. @Stan Adams

    Do you think his anti-White animus might eventually be expressed against his mother?

    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  99. anarchyst says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    Agree about the “big man” form of “government” that blacks thrive under…

    The DNA of the black African is not wired for future planning, exploration, or the concept of freedom and individual responsibility.

    The only form of “government” that blacks thrive under is the “strongman” dictatorial form of “government”. The higher the status of the individual “citizen”, the closer he is allowed to sit to the “chief”. Attempting to impose a constitutional representative republican type of government on blacks is a recipe for abject failure.

    Blacks are “wired” differently than other races, and cannot grasp or comprehend the advantages of having a representative form of government.

    The “strongman” type of government is the only way blacks can have a somewhat functional society…as any digression from their societal “norms” is punished almost immediately without resorting to courts or any “legal system”.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  100. Redman says:
    @Jack D

    For the most part this seems accurate. But you leave out that there is a strong indication that many people who get infected already have existing T-cell immunity from other similar coronaviruses, which would possibly explain the high rate of asymptomatics. So many people get it, yet don’t even know they were infected.

    I got Covid in early March, and it did not present like a cold at all. More like a flu, with initial nausea followed by extreme fatigue and body aches for over a week. I had no “cold” symptoms whatsoever, e.g. sore throat, congestion, cough, runny nose, etc.

    Two days after feeling ill, I went to a walk-in clinic about one mile from the first area in America put under quarantine by governor Cuomo (a square mile circle in the city of New Rochelle). I suspected I might have had CV. The quarantine had been instituted the same day I got ill. But the doctor had no test to give me, so he tested me for the flu instead. Negative. He then told me I probably didn’t have CV “because I didn’t have a sore throat.” Which would now be considered laughable as a medical diagnosis.

    This week I tested positive for the antibodies as I expected, 8 months after getting sick.

  101. Jack D says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    “This time the advisory will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.”

    Unless people are voting at night, I don’t see how it has a direct impact. I understand that some people may get the overall message “STAY HOME” and interpret this as a reason not to vote.

    I don’t know that mail voting is only a Democrat thing. Maybe there are some (or many) Republicans who felt that mail voting is like mask wearing – another symbol in the culture wars. However, those are the same Republicans who would NOT be deterred by health advisories from Democrat governors and who would show up today to vote in person come hell or high water.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  102. @John Johnson

    Kamala was a straight up whore for Brown. The guy is a total creep and loser but she was willing to get under his desk for a political career.

    You may not respect him, but he could ring it. He didn’t back down from conflict.

    https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/227180

  103. Dennis Dale says: • Website
    @Guy De Champlagne

    This is idiotic. Black people aren’t in charge of anything. Their “vastly superior political consciousness” constitutes responding to demagogy with rioting and maintaining a level of dysfunction the demagogues can exploit.
    From a cynical point of view this makes a lot more sense than buying into Republicans’ schtick about self-empowerment and enterprise. It delivers. But it isn’t the result of some level of political sophistication.

  104. @Altai

    Dems would have a streaming 24/365 referendum on everything until they got what they want and then they’d close the polls.

  105. Jack D says:
    @epebble

    For instance, [Trump] has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no self-awareness, no humility, no honour and no grace – all qualities, funnily enough, with which his predecessor Mr. Obama was generously blessed.

    It’s amazing what you can see if you look at the world thru partisan glasses. All of these qualities are personal qualities that have little or nothing to do with leadership or government policies (and it is the latter that is important – there have been many great leaders who were miserable humans).

    Obama was an empty suit. The suit had a sharp crease in its pants but it was empty. Obama is a great guy to have a beer with but not so great as the leader of a nation. Under his rule, the house continued to rot. He did nothing to stop the rot. If anything, he let a few more shingles peel off the roof so that the rot accelerated even more. Trump, for all his deficiencies as a human (and there are many) at least realizes that there is a problem.

    • Thanks: Johann Ricke
  106. Liza says:
    @Jack D

    Keep in mind that Covid is fatal mainly to the elderly and those with compromised immune systems

    .

    Which is why those two groups are the only ones who should be quarantined (if they wish) while the rest of us go about our business. It is sheer madness to focus on attempts to avoid the virus, when the emphasis should be on improving individual health (zinc, vitamin c, etc. etc. + a good diet and all-around clean life). “Immune system” is just proxy for overall health.

  107. El Dato says:

    In other news, will Kamala Harris be the first retired sex worker to be elected Vice President?

    Kamala’s soon-to-be founded “marching united for citizen wellness & occasional removal of problem cases” Youth League will probably drop by just for this.

    Random OT: Pretty funny

  108. Charlotte says:
    @Anonymous

    They could add Steve Earle’s Snake Oil for variety.

    Ladies and gentlemen, attention please
    Come in close so everyone can see
    I got a tale to tell
    A listen don’t cost a dime
    And if you believe that we’re gonna get along just fine

    Now I’ve been travelin’ all around
    I heard trouble’s come to your town
    Well I’ve got a little somethin’
    Guaranteed to ease your mind
    It’s call Snake Oil y’all
    It’s been around for a long, long time

    Say, your crops’ll burn if it don’t rain soon
    Ain’t seen a drop since the tenth of June
    Well I can open up the sky
    People never fear
    If you ain’t impressed yet, just tell me what you wanna hear

    Well you lost your farm so you moved to town
    You get a job, they shut the factory down
    Now you sit around all day long feelin’ sad and blue
    You need Snake Oil y’all, tell you what I’m gonna do

    I can heal the sick, I can mend the lame
    And the blind shall see again, it’s all the same

    Well ain’t your President good to you
    Knocked ’em dead in Libya, Grenada too
    Now he’s taking his show a little further down the line
    Well, ‘tween me and him people, you’re gonna get along just fine

  109. Anonymous[277] • Disclaimer says:

    BWAAAAAHAHAHAAAAA

    @CharlotteAlter Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon: “We continue to have multiple pathways to 270 electoral votes” says they can win 270 even without PA and FL…

    Senators don’t beat POTUS incumbents. Biden=Corbyn.

    Gruesome Newsom’s calendar didn’t quite match up right to have governor experience and also run in 2020. But he is the type who might have had a real chance against Trump. Younger fresh face DC outsider with exec experience.

    The good news for libs is that Trump will likely mess up his new term as bad as Boris is messing up in the UK.

  110. ATBOTL says:

    “Get dem Jordans!” is the slogan of 2020.

    • LOL: John Johnson
  111. Redman says:
    @Rob McX

    This is an interesting piece indeed. Of course I don’t remember the incident in 1988 despite having voted in that election.

    There is one difference between 1988 and 2020 not mentioned, which I think shows more about the changing role of the MSM than about leftist politics. In 1988 the MSM was all there was for news. There was no free wheeling internet with zillions of independent and free news sources to choose from. The MSM and its prestige was not threatened in any way, so there could be a vigorous argument for the MSM to publish as much as possible.

    Today’s MSM is fighting a losing battle to preserve it’s prestige, as the recent Hunter Biden laptop story exposes. The MSM’s role today is not to gather and report the news, but to maintain the Overton Window. It’s more of a curator for the moderate center (mainly the elite center in blue states). It maintains this role by (1) deciding what’s acceptable to publish, and (2) denouncing everything it deems not newsworthy as “conspiracy theories” or “unverified.” But it has no real interest or curiosity in trying to “verify” what it has already deemed unpublishable. And worse, has no interest in verifying what it deems is publishable (see Steele Dossier)

    This recent piece by Ross Douthat in the NYT sort of makes this point, but in a way that lauds rather than shames the MSM. https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/the-medias-hunter-biden-conundrum/

  112. @Londoner

    He sounded like your usual Old Etonian trying to talk working class. Like Prince ‘Arry. Didn’t have a deep voice. Coughed a lot.

    He died the year before I was born, so our paths did not cross.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  113. @Cho Seung-Hui

    I don’t like responding to my own comments, but re: my language comment I’ve been looking into Esperanto:

    Might there be any speakers on this site?

  114. res says:
    @botazefa

    Might be worth reading up on the difference between innate and adaptive immunity.
    https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care-and-Research/Research/Professional-Development/Research-Primers/Innate-and-Adaptive-Immunity

    Note that the adaptive immune system has substantial genetic variation.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_leukocyte_antigen

  115. I would like to know why the cities are boarding up stores if Joe is a shoo in? Although it seems both the National Guard and Antifa is in place for what exactly?

  116. I wonder how Biden got up on that lifeguard chair.

    • Replies: @epebble
  117. @John Johnson

    So he was paying her for sex on each encounter? How do you know this?

  118. anon[418] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    Imagine how Gandhi’s tactics might have worked in Stalin’s Soviet Union,

    No need to imagine. Read Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archapelago volume 1. It’s in there.

  119. @Corvinus

    Now, for example, he says, if someone would attack him physically, he would go boom, “boom, boom” – with his fists – – – . – – – – What’s wrong with that? – Except for being a tad non-Buddhist (I’d accept that).

  120. Art Deco says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no self-awareness, no humility, no honour and no grace – all qualities, funnily enough, with which his predecessor Mr. Obama was generously blessed.

    That’s the most bizarre description of Obama I’ve ever seen. The real Barack Obama was notable for his inability to build relationships of any kind with members of Congress or conduct negotiations with them. He was also notable for having a very short list of friends, most of them recruited by Valerie Jarrett. He had no discernible interest in charitable activities, and neither did his wife. While he was in office, one of his father’s other children was living as a vagrant in Boston. While his mother lay dying in Honolulu, he was in Washington attending some inanity called the Million Man March. As for his ‘humility’ and ‘self-awareness’, one amusing game his detractors played was counting the number of uses (always copious) of the 1st person singular in his speeches. Very few politicians reflect publicly in ways that are instructive to others, and Obama is no exception (Spiro Agnew and Daniel Patrick Moynihan were the exceptions). It’s doubtful Obama’s ever had the occasion to do anything honorable in his life. And, no, most people don’t find him ‘credible’ either. Obama’s superficiality, spite, and secretiveness are not acknowledged here.

    • Replies: @Coemgen
  121. @Corvinus

    Corvinus is by far the most head ache inducing poster on UNZ.

    “Inciting violence”? Good God!

    • Replies: @fish
  122. @theMann

    Shooting somebody with a .17 HMR would likely just really piss them off.

    You are very, very wrong. .17 HMR is a high velocity varmint round, usually used in scoped rifles. It takes coyotes easily at 100-300 meters. It will ruin your (last) day to get hit with one in the chest or the head.

    • Agree: BB753, Stan d Mute
  123. Art Deco says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    He sounded like your usual Old Etonian trying to talk working class. Like Prince ‘Arry. Didn’t have a deep voice. Coughed a lot.

    ???

  124. donut says:

    Yeah , but who will be our President tomorrow ?

  125. @res

    2018 and 2019 are the only years blacks were less likely to be victims of violent crimes than whites. It is an interesting shift (especially given the “most crime is intraracial” mantra along with higher black offender rates).

    Those violent crime statistics seem to exclude murder… which by its nature has the most accurate statistics, and which show the murder rate is far higher for black victims than white victims. I’d be tempted to argue that the declining rates of “violent crime” (excluding murder) against black victims has more to do with fewer of the actual crimes being reported.

    • Replies: @res
  126. Art Deco says:
    @anarchyst

    The only form of “government” that blacks thrive under is the “strongman” dictatorial form of “government”.

    The Anglo-Caribbean states are middle-income countries who’ve maintained parliamentary institutions for decades. Their notable problem is an excess of street crime. (NB, the French dependencies in the Caribbean are affluent, constitutionalist, and fairly safe).

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  127. gcochran says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    Harry Turtledove wrote a story in which the Germans have won WWII and Gandhi faces Model.

    Doesn’t end well.

    • Thanks: MEH 0910
    • Replies: @MEH 0910
  128. MEH 0910 says:
    @Anonymous

    Strongly recommend the YouTube 1978 ‘Shepperton’ video of the performance

    The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again (Shepperton Studios / 1978)

    The Who’s iconic anthem from 1971’s Who’s Next album performed here on B-Stage at Shepperton Studios on 25 May 1978 Filmed by Jeff Stein for the closing sequence of The Kids Are Alright. Sadly this was to be the very last performance ever by Keith Moon.

    • Agree: Bugg
    • Thanks: Achmed E. Newman, MBlanc46
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Stan d Mute
  129. MEH 0910 says:

    Second your comment, and wanted to add — although it should be obvious — that the proper version is the original one on Who’s Next, and not the heavily-edited version for 45 single release.

    Won’t Get Fooled Again

  130. Jack D says:
    @John Johnson

    The guy is a total creep and loser.

    For someone who is a total creep and a loser he did rather well for himself. Saying that someone with whom you disagree with is a loser is very Trumpian. I don’t really like Willie Brown but I would not call him a loser at all. You might disagree with him but you have to admire him and his chutzpah, just as you have to admire Trump’s.

    • Agree: YetAnotherAnon
  131. Coemgen says:
    @Art Deco

    I hadn’t heard of an Obama half-sibling living Boston. Of course, Aunt Zeituni and, to a lesser extent, Uncle Onyango Obama, received some media coverage:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeituni_Onyango

    https://www.framingham.com/news/tag/onyango-obama-framingham/

    Barak Obama apparently stayed with his uncle in Massachusetts for a time but I don’t think Barak ever invited him to the Whitehouse.

  132. danand says:
    @Altai

    “It’s actually surprising to me that the Dems don’t make holding elections on weekends or making them a holiday a core agenda.”

    Altai, today was made a holiday for Cisco (CSCO) employees; to ensure they could make it out to the polls, and cast their vote for president in (short) waiting Kamala Harris. Makes some sense I guess as close to half their staff is now of East Indian origin:

    kamala 2021

    Perhaps this election really just comes down to hair, whose you like better, Kamala’s, or the Donald’s.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  133. @epebble

    Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?

    He’s half-Scot and half-Jerry. Except for guns and taxes (and healthcare policy), he’s practically everything they dislike in their own Northerners. Plus, that accent…

    Even the English Queen his county was named for wasn’t English herself, but Portuguese. (Oh, well, that’s a lot better than French or Spanish. Oldest allies and all that…)

    The British class structure encapsulated in a single photo:

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @YetAnotherAnon
    , @Jack D
  134. Anon[487] • Disclaimer says:
    @Matt Buckalew

    I use the term sportsball and i became a father in high school.

  135. Alden says:
    @Whiskey

    You’ve got it exactly right. Blacks and their handlers rule the country. Whites are the untouchable caste. Can’t be hired can’t get a business loan or contract by order of the courts.

    And we can be abused up to murder at any time by blacks. Just like untouchables.

  136. res says:
    @Technite78

    I wouldn’t be surprised if there is some artifact like that causing it.

    But in this case, they are using NCVS (National Crime Victimization Survey) data so I’m not sure the actual reports matter.

    There might be different standards in play, for example. Some people routinely get in fights. Others might file assault charges for being touched. Then there are differing sexual norms between races…

    P.S. You are right about the murder exclusion and that is worth emphasizing. I assume that is because you can’t survey murder victims.

  137. J.Ross says:

    I’m doing my part. Only Democrats I marked were inconsequential and running unopposed, although I suppose the fact that one is a descendant of a famous general and dictator kinds of makes it up.

  138. anon[300] • Disclaimer says:

    Here’s a question I am totally sure everyone has been pondering.

    Who will Kanye vote for?

    https://pagesix.com/2020/11/03/kanye-west-unsurprisingly-is-voting-for-himself-on-election-day/

  139. Jack D says:
    @danand

    It’s funny that we haven’t heard any Kamala hair stories. You have to understand that like all black (and most partly black) women, her hair requires a lot of constant effort to resemble Caucasian hair (cultural appropriation, no?) and that her natural hair (as you can see from photos of her as a child) was black and wooly and nothing like her current silky blond streaked tresses.

    Maybe when she become POTUS and the Madame Mao in her comes out from behind the smiling mask, she will drop the charade and we will get to see what her hair really looks like. If you see her in an Afro you will know that it’s gonna get bad now.

    Steve has often noted that although white to black transracialism (in itself no more stupid than transgenderism) is frowned upon, as blacks become more successful they tend to get whiter looking.

  140. @Peripatetic Commenter

    The brain-dead Greta worshiping Germans adore him and his wife and they have declared him to be the most intelligent person to have been born on planet Mirth. They are hoping and praying that through some trick of fate she MO ends up in the OO and then proceeds with the project to transform the US into a Worker and farmers paradise.
    Germany is convulsing under the most severe case of DTS to be found anywhere.
    AJM

  141. @Jack D

    I don’t really like Willie Brown but I would not call him a loser at all.

    I’d call him the opposite of a loser. Brown is unusual among black pols for his reputation as a builder rather than a wrecker of the areas entrusted to his care. Not my favorite pol but probably one of the greatest black pols this nation has ever seen.

  142. epebble says:
    @allahu akbar

    Biden, surrounded by young black children in swimming trunks and one-pieces, reflected on his time at the pool before climbing up a ladder to sit in the lifeguard chair, suited arms outstretched.

    https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/politics/Joe-Biden-recalls-lessons-learned-as-the-only-white-lifeguard-at-Wilmington-pool-in-1962.html

  143. Anonymous[638] • Disclaimer says:

    Bannon warroom GOP insider says Senator Mondale is looking shockingly weak … in … wait for it … Virginia.

    THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS TO AWFUL CANDIDATES. No safe ground.

    ChinaJoe/Kamaltoe 2020 ticket is going down as one of the dumbest political ideas ever.

  144. @Mr. Anon

    in the entire article not one mention of the political party that the KKK and other perpetrators represented… wonder why????

  145. Alden says:
    @John Johnson

    Willie Brown is one of the most successful men in America whether you like him or not. Speaker of the California assembly for 30 years. California, the 5th or 6th largest economy in the world, not Rhode Island or Spain.

    He’s made millions as one of the most successful attorneys in California real estate investments etc. Good father too. Skilled handyman home remodeler. In many ways he was more powerful that the governors. He was approached many times about being a democrat Vice President candidate. Incredible people skills Law school years before affirmative action. Passed the bar exam first time not easy in California.

    Physically he has a very ugly face stocky build short. But he’s very attractive to women because he just exudes charm.

    Best thing he ever did for San Francisco was put Harris in as a law and order District attorney. Her predecessor was Terence Hallinan, 3rd generation communist radical who fired most of the DAs soon after he took office and replaced them with pro black criminal SJW radicals. Hallinan was far far worse than any Soros DA.
    Harris was tough on crime, especially black street criminals.

    Harris was attorney general of California . As AG she fought a federal court order to release criminals from state prison because of over crowding to the very end. Now she claims to be a pro criminal liberal.

    Brown also stood up for and encouraged the White gay men who took back one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city, Fillmore from the black criminals who seized it by force and terrorism during and after WW2 By beautiful, I mean 1880s houses that survived the earthquake.

    Brown isn’t the usual black preacher activist mayor type at all. He is incredible. He would have succeeded no matter what he did. Good verbal skills, he went into law school and politics. In addition to representing the high and mighty, he also ran a little neighborhood general practice sliding scale of fees. Excellent for small businesses.

    Quite a guy. And I say that as a White Nationalist.

  146. MEH 0910 says:
    @gcochran

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Article

    https://turtledove.fandom.com/wiki/The_Last_Article

    http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/The_Last_Article

    The Last Article [PDF]

  147. @Jonathan Mason

    I don’t think that is true about the masks. The reason being that healthcare providers obtain things like masks through medical suppliers, not by running down to Walmart, or by buying them off somebody standing on a street corner.

    That is flat out wrong. They were making supply runs to retailers.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/bracing-for-coronavirus-cash-strapped-rural-hospitals-buy-masks-from-hardware-stores/2020/02/29/a2f16330-5988-11ea-ab68-101ecfec2532_story.html
    https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/3/17/21183310/amazon-coronavirus-n95-masks-fba-inventory-seller-vendor-restrictions
    https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/18/ppe-shortages-health-workers-afraid-scouring/

    And medical suppliers buy from the same sources. It comes down to who can pay the highest price. Given that multiples were being offered, and not just 5% or 10% differences, the choice was simple. Ethically-speaking, it’s not as if some difficult decision was being made. Non-medical staff aren’t a lower form of life. They also deserve protection.

    • Thanks: Coemgen
  148. @AndrewR

    Andrew, something for you to ponder…Corvinus “Agrees” with you.

    • LOL: YetAnotherAnon, res
  149. Alden says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    I bet the pair pretending to be King and Queen are two of the many body doubles paraded about during the war.

    Even Hitler wasn’t such a master of propaganda as Churchill and the royals.

  150. Is Biden reenacting the Corn Pop episode here?

    • Replies: @Pontius
  151. @Jack D

    Jack, the border with Canada is closed except for essential travel. Passed under the Peace Bridge on Saturday and not one car or truck on the span. Wonder what happens when all the Canadian snow birds want to travel to their southern USA homes and condos. Or does all this go away with a Biden win?

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  152. @Buzz Mohawk

    Buzz, lots of new commentors today, most interesting.

    • Agree: Buzz Mohawk
  153. MEH 0910 says:
    @Corvinus

  154. @Jack D

    “This time the advisory will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.”

    Yes, as I wrote, “Though not necessarily specific to voting times and dates, this order comes after most people had the opportunity to vote by mail…”

    Thank you for your thoughtful reply. That is what I was asking for. I really do endeavor to read other ideas here. All in all, I think we agree that we live in interesting times.

  155. Lazlo says:

    Meanwhile, Liberal Philly Scumbags doing what they do best across the city…

  156. @Jack D

    For someone who is a total creep and a loser he did rather well for himself. Saying that someone with whom you disagree with is a loser is very Trumpian. I don’t really like Willie Brown but I would not call him a loser at all.

    A married 60 year old who uses his political position to get sex from a 29 year old is a total loser.

    I could care less about how much money he made. Wealth isn’t a measurement of a man.

    It wasn’t just Harris. The guy was also accused multiple times of fraud.

    A slimeball affirmative action mayor if there ever was one. Probably only second to Barry.

    You might disagree with him but you have to admire him and his chutzpah, just as you have to admire Trump’s.

    He was certainly skilled at manipulating guilt ridden Whites of California and avoiding corruption charges. Not sure if I would call that chutzpah. I don’t speak yiddish so the word doesn’t come to mind anyways.

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Jack Armstrong
  157. @Jack D

    Malaga is a nice city, and where else can you see the Spanish Foreign Legion in full choral flow with their regimental anthem “The Bridegroom Of Death”? Magnificent singing, enough to make a Brit concede Gibraltar, were it not that the Spanish Government is equally as cucked as the British.

    You can see why the Spanish Civil War was a bit of a rough-house.

    No one knew his story,
    Yet the Legion knew
    That a great pain gnawed
    Like a wolf, at his heart.

    Yet if anyone asked who he was
    He would reply reluctantly and sternly:

    I am a man whom fortune
    Struck with a beast’s claws;
    I am death’s bridegroom
    Who is to be joined in a strong bond
    With such a faithful sweetheart.

    • Thanks: Voltarde
  158. @Cho Seung-hui

    Thank you.

    It is interesting that the Esperanto speaker in your video is a Hungarian woman, like my wife, speaking to us from Budapest. I have known about Esperanto almost all of my life, longer than half a century, but I have never met anyone who spoke it. To me, Hungarian is a challenging language, and I think Esperanto would be easy in comparison.

    I agree with you that using a non-English language here in America would help us, if only we shared the same one.

    PS: Don’t worry about replying to your own comments. The purpose is understood, and I have embarrassingly had to do it numerous times. So far I’m still okay.

    • Replies: @Cho Seung-hui
  159. @Cho Seung-hui

    (on Esperanto)
    Might there be any speakers on this site?

    Probably not.

    Most of us want to discuss the great lie and the resulting political problems we find ourselves in.

    Using a language other than English just distracts from this.

    This isn’t some theoretical issue for those of us in the US.

    Most of us give 1/3 of our income to the government and we get scolded by the same government for pointing out how the programs we are funding aren’t working.

  160. Anonymous[383] • Disclaimer says:
    @MEH 0910

    Thanks.

  161. @Reg Cæsar

    “The British class structure encapsulated in a single photo”

    I must have missed those snaps of Hillary standing in the ruins of the Benghazi Embassy.

    (My mother spoke Esperanto – it was the coming thing in the 40s and 50s. Probably the only thing she had in common with George Soros)

  162. @Art Deco

    The Anglo-Caribbean states are middle-income countries who’ve maintained parliamentary institutions for decades. Their notable problem is an excess of street crime. (NB, the French dependencies in the Caribbean are affluent, constitutionalist, and fairly safe).

    Those are not countries managed by Blacks. They are mixed race and heavily dependent upon hospitality and finance industries that are managed by White people.

    There is only one country in the Western hemisphere that is managed by Blacks and that is Haiti. They are dependent on UN aid and have not managed to match the sanitation standards of Rome. Egalitarians tell us there is nothing to infer.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  163. Jack D says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Yes, when all that is left of your society is broken rubble, some people will be standing ON TOP of the pile of rubble and others will be standing in the bomb crater below them. The former group we call UPPER class.

    • Agree: BB753
    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  164. AndrewR says:
    @TWS

    Trump isn’t gonna sleep with you bro

  165. BB753 says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    Blacks get a lot of free stuff working the system, I’ll give you that. But otherwise, they’re totally irrelevant politically except as urban shock-troops for the Democrats. I’ll call that being used and discarded as soon as Dems don’t need them anymore.

    • Replies: @Guy De Champlagne
  166. Remco says:

    Good… fucking… lord…

  167. peterike says:
    @Peripatetic Commenter

    For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity, no self-awareness, no humility, no honour and no grace

    Lol! Nate White is, as the British would say, a giant twahhht. I can assure you Mr. White has spent less than five minutes actually watching Trump — but he has read a great deal of other people’s lies about him. This is the most absurd description imaginable. Ten minutes of watching Trump at one of his rallies would disabuse you of every single one of these absurdities.

    • Replies: @Graham
  168. BB753 says:
    @Cho Seung-hui

    Why not learn Latin? It’s not that difficult and unlike Esperanto, it’s a real language which has been in use for over 2 thousand years. There are countless methods and free stuff to learn to speak it online, and there’s a growing number of fluent speakers of Latin outside of Vatican City.
    Even “Latinos” won’t understand what you say, save a few words, I guess.

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU1WuLg45SiwIqVslmhJrSc9mUGQ9OVn4

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU1WuLg45Siw2bcwgjIj8FgQoJuGTM70j

    • Replies: @Alice in Wonderland
  169. @Jim Bob Lassiter

    There’s a lot of decent primal screaming in classic rock.

    Troggs – I Can’t Control Myself
    Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friends
    Bill Oddie – On Ilkley Moor Baht ‘at (parody of the above)
    Lots of Janis Joplin

    and that’s before you hit Plant/Ian Gillan/Rob Halford etc.

  170. @Jack D

    Yes, but that is in the cities where they make their ways and always have.

    Let them go out to the mountains and countryside after their natural, urban habitats have been reduced to rubble. They will not be so welcome, and they will not stand on top of anything — for they have NOTHING to contribute to the efforts there to support life.

    They are naturally weak without fellow city-dwellers to stand on top of.

    Americans are not supposed to be like the British. We were never an urban or cosmopolitan people, who here are the exceptions, the unusual ones.

    Oh, maybe I’m wrong. Maybe all that has changed, but these are the sentiments from a displaced native of the mountains. (Who BTW has nothing against British royalty, what with their good manners and all. They and others like them just don’t belong here and are not a good analogy for Americans, not at all.)

  171. @Buzz Mohawk

    Wow, you have me intrigued. Two questions:

    1) How did you learn Esperanto in the first place? And when? You said you’ve never met anyone that speaks it, so I guess you’ve never had the chance to use it.

    2) You say your wife is Hungary– have you ever thought of moving there? I remember hearing somewhere that if someone wanted to go somewhere “White”, Hungary could be the place. Of course, the most recent Hungarian I met was a decidedly left-leaning, hopelessly conventional academic in Japan.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  172. theMann says:
    @Cloudbuster

    No, the bullet blows up on your blubber, most likely, and the almost certainly drug addled miscreant gets very annoyed.

    High velocity small bullets are extremely unpredictable in their effects – they blow up, they tumble, they fail to expand and just leave a little tiny hole in somebody, they do all kinds of crazy things. A whole lot of American GI’s find this out the hard way when they pop someone 4 or 5 times with a .223 without putting them down. Sure, they will bleed out and die, but not before they kill you.

    • LOL: Cloudbuster
    • Replies: @JMcG
    , @Cloudbuster
  173. Blacks get a lot of free stuff working the system, I’ll give you that. But otherwise, they’re totally irrelevant politically except as urban shock-troops for the Democrats. I’ll call that being used and discarded as soon as Dems don’t need them anymore.

    The Democrats don’t want to deal with them anymore.

    That is why Democrats want open immigration with Central America.

    They want to fill Black areas with Guatemalans to cut the Bantu genes.

    Liberal Whites at the highest levels are racial realists and have concluded that is the only option. Without immigration there is too much risk of Whites figuring it out and voting based on their interest.

    So they want to bring in the browns and bury unwanted information like test scores. Outvote the opposition with Hispanics and then deal with pesky internet White spoilers down the road. That is the plan.

    The common “good White” liberals aren’t aware of this. They buy into left-wing propaganda and really believe that it’s a problem of racist cops and underfunded schools. The liberals are the higher levels are nasty people that consider the “good White” liberals to be naïve idiots. I’ve been in debates where the two sides start arguing with each other. The racial realist liberals think the “good White” liberals are idiots for debating anything related to race. The realists know they are lying to begin with and see nothing fruitful from it.

  174. Alden says:

    I do believe Supply and Demand is the latest handle for our friend Jeff Striker. No longer is he prosperous middle class in Thailand. Now he’s the consort of the Crown Princess of Manchuria

  175. @Matt Buckalew

    more correlated with not having fucked in high school

    A putative adult concerning himself with who fucked in high school is either a pedophile or married to a homely land whale with a cellulite ass.

  176. Redman says:
    @Jack D

    I think “loser” is just a softer form of “douche.” Both being effective, and oft used, examples of figurative language employed as generic put downs. Not to be taken literally.

    Others include scum, jerk, putz, scrub, a’hole, bastard, etc.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  177. hhsiii says:

    They are boarding up the shops on Madison Avenue near The Carlyle Hotel right now. And it ain’t in case Biden wins.

  178. In other news, will Kamala Harris be the first retired sex worker to be elected Vice President?

    Why do assume she’s retired?

    • LOL: bruce county
  179. Thomas says:

    As of right now (4:51 PM EST), both Bitchute and Vdare are down.

  180. LA shopowners shamelessly attempt to deprive peaceful protestors of their right to whatever.

    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-11-03/boarded-up-stores-across-l-a-reflect-an-anxious-unprecedented-election-day

    For the record, plywood burns just fine.

  181. hhsiii says:

    OT:

    Here’s a tweet thread (sans comments) and original tweet (with fawning replies) of some kind of Native American farmer and her (I believe) apparent generalization of all whites as soulless and beyond the pale strivers. Guess she’s a race realist. Reminds me of Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies.

    https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1305733863889608705.html

  182. Alden says:
    @John Johnson

    Willie and Bernice legally separated around the time he started his second term in the assembly. Supported her and the kids in luxury. So he was legally and morally entitled to screw around. Kamala was just one of many.

    Feinstein /Blum Jerry Brown Boxer Shorenstein Hennessy and the rest of the old San Francisco Powers that run California politics had as much as Willie Brown did in making Kamala DA AG Senator and VP candidate

    Disapprove of his sex life as much as you like. The man’s multi talented and certainly made his mark in Ca politics

    I suspect Harris went to 6th rate Howard not really a University to get in with the sacred exalted blacks. Probably went to law school in SF with the help of her father’s commie friends

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  183. Alden says:
    @John Johnson

    Seems as though you’re jealous of Brown having his way with Harris. I do believe you have a thing for her.

  184. @Buffalo Joe

    I have been following the US-Canada border closing because the family has a cottage north of Toronto, which I didn’t get to go to this year. ;-(

    The closing has little to do with the US President. Polls show that the Canadian public is overwhelmingly opposed to opening the border, and who can blame them given the terrible job Cuomo has done in NY.

  185. @Redman

    Others include scum, jerk, putz, scrub, a’hole, bastard, etc.

    Hey! “Putz” is a golf term, as in “he wants to get his putz in the hole.”

  186. Bernard says:

  187. @Supply and Demand

    My 19-year old niece has voted twice for Biden in Wisconsin so far. I sent her $500 for her trouble and an early thanksgiving present.

    Sorry to hear you payed. She’s been giving out freebie sexual favors around the corner from the local polling station. Sadly, she’s had few takers. She is obese and break-the-mirror ugly.

    • LOL: Achmed E. Newman
  188. @MEH 0910

    It’s hard for me to listen (harder still to watch and listen) to The Who after exposure of Townshend’s child molestation. It’s pretty devastating to learn that your hero was raping kids while you were busy admiring him.

    • Replies: @curtis dunkel
    , @MEH 0910
  189. @Cho Seung-hui

    1) I only know some Esperanto, picked up by reading, just as I only know some Hungarian, which is harder, learned from my wife.

    2) My wife is from the western part of Transylvania, which was part of Hungary before the Treaty of Versailles (Trianon to them.) We have friends in Budapest and an apartment in Transylvania, Romania. We do not consider that area as a good alternative to my homeland of America, for several reasons, but if things get so much worse here, we could always go. Most people there are realistic about race and politics, no matter what your recent acquaintance might express.

    Thank you.

  190. Not Raul says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    As George Orwell pointed out in his essay on Gandhi, the reason that Gandhi was successful was precisely because his opponents were morally restrained.

    Begin’s opponents were morally restrained, too.

    • Agree: Dissident
  191. @Buzz Mohawk

    I think that Governor Baker (We call him Tall Deval here, referring to his predecessor, the near-pygmy sized Deval Patrick.) is a pompous ass and that his renewal of the lock down in Massachusetts will cause enormous amounts of avoidable suffering and death. However, the new lock down is NOT targeting the election. It doesn’t take effect until this weekend. https://boston.cbslocal.com/2020/11/02/massachusetts-coronavirus-reopening-gov-charlie-baker-covid-19-latest-news/

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  192. Charles says:

    I don’t know who Bill Crudup is nor have I seen “Almost Famous”. However, Robert Plant in Stephen Davis’ “Hammer of the Gods: the Led Zeppelin Saga” is credited with shouting “I am a GOLDEN GOD!” as he stood on an L.A. hotel balcony which was across the street from a billboard, with said billboard advertising Zeppelin’s tour at that time.

  193. V. Hickel says:

    home boy looks like C3P0 with the Ewoks

  194. V. Hickel says:

    home boy looks like C3P0 with the Ewoks!

  195. Anonymous[638] • Disclaimer says:

    How do you let a feeble loser wet blanket like Biden get your party’s nomination?

    Because it was the only way to block Crazy Bernie Sanders.

    Watch Sen Malarkey lose a bunch of states Hillary won. MN NH NV who knows how ugly this will get…

    Keith Ellison @keithellison · 40m If you’ve voted, great! Can you please call a friend? Spend a little time getting friends, fams, and folks out to the polls. We don’t have all of the votes we need quite yet. So, help a friend (even a brand new friend) vote. Right now would be awesome…

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  196. It’s hard to see anything but a Trump victory what with this year’s odds way closer than 2016 when Trump as an unloved 10 to 1 outsider heading into dawn on that devastating election day.

    However, if 2016 was Trump as Secretariat could 2020 see Trump as Phar Lap?

    Let’s hope not! Best of luck to you all, may you see 4 more years of Trump.

  197. @Stan d Mute

    Yeah. I wish there was some indicator that would have tipped us off.

  198. V. Hickel says:
    @Stan Adams

    how does that thing about the toll go? some clever rhyme?

  199. @Anonymous

    “Won’t Get Fooled Again” was part of my political awakening growing up.

    It was November 5, 1980, and I was getting ready for school (freshman in high school) and I was listening to the rock station KMET (94.7-Los Angeles) and the DJ was lamenting about a total landslide victory for Reagan, and then played the song.

    It was the first time I became policially aware of the whiny left.

    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
  200. @Bill Jones

    This is precisely the reason why all alcohol sales are banned in Mexico on election day.

    Also, in Mexico, in order to vote, you have to have a voter ID card, which is nearly impossible to forge with all of its security features.

    This is why we can’t have nice things in the USA.

  201. Art Deco says:
    @John Johnson

    Those are not countries managed by Blacks. They are mixed race and heavily dependent upon hospitality and finance industries that are managed by White people.

    They have mulattoes in their population, but the populations are overwhelmingly black. I’ve seen the assertion on these boards that the management of major enterprises on those islands is white. Never seen it substantiated.

    • Replies: @Johann Ricke
    , @Thoughts
  202. Muggles says:
    @Corvinus

    Notorious iSteve troll here conveniently omits the numerous and constant threats and boasts made by Joe Biden to “beat up” Trump, engage in fights, physically challenge anyone who questions his fitness, etc.

    He has an odd (perhaps dementia related) quickness to go aggro in his offhand comments or during questions. He has even showed this belligerence to public attendees in campaign events. Even the Good Doggie MSM have noted this behavior.

    But somehow in Clown World Trump is depicted as the hostile angry man.

    I guess the Corn Pop confrontational boasting has been Memory Holed by Trump haters like Corvinus.

    Odd asymmetry though. There are Trump haters but no real Biden haters (among conservatives, etc.) And Trump fans but no real Biden fans. Being a bold leader Trump engenders emotions.

    Biden is like a too old head of cabbage in your veggie bin. You can’t really muster any enthusiasm about that one way or another. At best you want it gone.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  203. Kronos says:
    @Bill Jones

    Elections call for uppers, not downers.

    Pass around Coca Cola will real cocaine that’s only allowed during Presidential elections.

  204. @Buzz Mohawk

    Yes, you are wrong. Americans are by no means as well-educated as British or any Western Europeans. OF COURSE they belong here. It’s not going to be a monarchy, even a constitutional monarchy, because we hardly go back very far, not even 3 centuries. And that’s not just Paris and London either, just to take 2 examples. You meet people in the English or French countryside and there is no comparison with what you find in rural places here. I know, because I grew up in SE Alabama and, not even considering what I just said about Europe, New York City has scum living in it, but that is not the same as knowing next to nothing as most in my former hometown do. If you are lucky enough to live in a Whitopia like I do, there’s almost nobody without at least reasonable education.

    PLUS all the entertainment that you consume in your mountain area or small-town area is made in the media cities, NYC and LA, rightly hated for some things, but I have noticed that country people are just fine consuming TV made in NYC and LA. When I’ve visited my family in Alabama, I’ve noticed they never see the credits and ask themselves anything about who made the shows they’re totally addicted to.

    Cosmopolitan America is very much a major part of America. It’s not like Ireland which, due to years of oppression by Britain, never became urban (those who have been to Dublin say it still has a rural feel.) The super-powerful cities of America are definitely the equal or beyond of any in Europe. New York is usually called the Cultural Capital of the World, even more than London.

    America is *both kinds*.

  205. @Jus' Sayin'...

    I drove into Massachusetts last week from New Hampshire on my way to Providence. My cell phone went off just minutes after crossing the MA border with a “please remember to quarantine blah blah blah” message. So the cell phone companies/Google are selling your location data to governments as well as other companies. Bastards.

    • Replies: @Yngvar
  206. anon[175] • Disclaimer says:

    Creepy Joe Biden introduces his son, Beau, to a crowd in Philadelphia….

  207. Art Deco says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    Growing numbers, in absolute and relative terms, and a massive transfer of wealth and well being from whites to blacks.

    Again, blacks reproduce at the replacement rate. Their numbers have increased from 10% to all of 13% of the population over two-and-a-half generations, and some of that is from mechanical increase. (NB, West Indians have a mixed opinion of regular blacks). Their reproductive patterns owe nothing to political actions. There have not been ‘massive transfers of wealth’. Blacks are notable for a dearth of property. Their wealth is in their human capital, which is not transferrable. Material well being, of course, is not fixed, and improvements in it require no transfers at all. The improvement in the civic and social status of blacks was largely a function of the solicitude of bourgeois whites. Larger minorities are routinely ignored by the political class in this country.

    • Replies: @Guy De Champlagne
  208. Ragno says:
    @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco

    My own pet theory is that Bezos went out of his way to request the virus not be too lethal – just lethal enough to trigger an economic shutdown sufficient to triple his net worth in a matter of months…..which it did. As Xi likes remarking (in Min dialect, natch), “One hand wash the other – and both hands eat the live bat.”

    Of course, Bezos probably did not figure on powertripping Democratic governors literally weaponizing their virtue-signaling by ordering the sick to bunk with the old and vulnerable, but hey – can’t make an omelet without breaking 30 or 40,000 eggs, right? Not that I can picture any tech-lord experiencing anything so prosaic as guilt, but still, I’m sure Jeff breathed a sigh of relief when those medical plantation-runaways began spilling the beans on how every dead American over a six month period magically got classified as ‘COVID deaths’. Not only did it lift a bit of the gloom off those New Zealand getaway weekends, it never put a dent in the self-righteous armor of the Trump-hatin’ rank and file. As Xi chuckled, “That what we call win/win, roundeye!”

  209. @Art Deco

    I’ve seen the assertion on these boards that the management of major enterprises on those islands is white. Never seen it substantiated.

    With one exception, the wealthiest non-showbiz, non-athlete figures in Jamaica seem to be white, if this list is at all accurate:

    http://volcanikwebradio.com/news/these-are-the-wealthiest-living-jamaicans-and-their-net-worth-in-2020-314

  210. Kronos says:
    @Lot

    The pain is real…

    Even snap-caps are hard to find. SNAP-CAPS!!

  211. @Alden

    I bet the pair pretending to be King and Queen are two of the many body doubles paraded about during the war.

    What are you talking about? I looked at the connected posts and saw Edward VIII and Simpson. Are you talking about Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip?

    • Replies: @Alden
  212. @Corvinus

    What about moving the embassy to Jerusalem? Was that a call to violence? Violence by whom?

    Oh, and there was that prosecution of the immigrant doctor in Michigan for “female mutilation”. I’m confused– was that a call for violence, or just white supremacy?

    I say the latter. Why is Trump interfering with how non-whites bring up their daughters? How is it his business?

    The record of the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations clearly shows that the 1995 law was never really meant to be enforced. It was meant as a going-away gift to Patricia Schroeder.

    It took a racist like Trump to bring it to life.

  213. Ragno says:
    @Cho Seung-hui

    I recommend the film INCUBUS (ca. 1966), to my knowledge still the only movie filmed entirely in Esperanto, and starring William Shatner – which for some reason does not surprise me in the least.

  214. Graham says:
    @peterike

    Very probably he is a twat, but we don’t pronounce it twahht. A strange misconception.

  215. @Altai

    The Wuhan Death Cooties are a myth fully subscribed to by Biden voters, but ignored by Trump voters, generally speaking. The Cooties will suppress Biden turnout even more than the fact that their candidate is a repellent weirdo with senile dementia and a history of extreme corruption.

    As usual, Trump voters have it dialed in. If I have a 99% plus chance of surviving the Cooties, regardless of my age, why would I give a shit? In my very conservative neck of the woods, I heard a couple of elderly (mid 70s) women talking. One said to the other “Oh, I’m not worried about Covid-19. I haven’t gotten through Covid-11 yet. Hahahaha!”

    Biden voters are the sort of people you see driving down the road with the windows rolled up and a face mask on. These are the sort of people that wear a condom to bed alone, just in case some stranger invades their bedroom and has sex with them. Why would Biden voters want to leave their basement shelters and expose themselves to almost certain death from the Cooties by voting. “Let Orange Man have another 4 years, if it saves my life.”

  216. @Whiskey

    You will be in a concentration camp with black people abusing you.

    You might not like it, but those identifying as womyn and other people with vaginas filling in the circle for Harris/Biden secretly long for it.

  217. Alden says:
    @botazefa

    Last week of February 2 physicians told me those surgical masks are useless and I needn’t wear one even in airports and packed in planes with 100 others.

    10 days later, masks and 6 ft distance was universal.

    • Thanks: botazefa
  218. JMcG says:
    @bruce county

    The establishment that covered up for the likes of Jimmy Savile also went easy on Pete Townshend? Shocking. Did you read the article? He claims to have used his credit card to access child pornography for “research purposes.”
    I used to be a big fan, but the facts are what the facts are.

  219. Thoughts says:
    @Art Deco

    I was on the islands and I did see White Blacks as Accountants/Upper Execs

    Imagine a white person who is black

    I remember making eye contact with a white black woman and she knew Exactly why there was so much shock on my face

    It was like looking at my White Black Doppelganger…

    I have no doubt she was a highly intelligent, competent woman who anyone would be happy to hire

    From my limited experience, I think it was substantiated. White owners, black black everyday type job people, White Black Upper Execs/Accountants etc etc

    Ftr, everyone on the islands was very nice. The black blacks had a certain Elegance and Confidence that American blacks lack that I found very impressive. Be curious to go to successful African countries and compare my experience

    Lol on a different island I ran into mulattos who taught me that Protestants really don’t like Catholics LOL Didn’t think that would happen! Mulatto Protestants with as much high-falutant attitude as any WASP…totally unexpected!

    And on a different island…I ran into White/Black/Hispanic Natives that made Aborigines look intelligent…a bit scary….but that was an extreme outlier

  220. @Buzz Mohawk

    …for they have NOTHING to contribute to the efforts there to support life.

    The British gentry, what with their foxhunting and safaris, are probably more ready for the harsh rural life than are the inhabitants of even the smallest towns. Sort of a Teddy Roosevelt thing.

    They and others like them just don’t belong here and are not a good analogy for Americans, not at all.

    Funny, I’ve observed that the British, Canadians, and Australians who would be most suited to traditional American republicanism just happen to be the staunchest of monarchists.

    JJ McCullough talks of “left-wing nationalism” in Canada, but that’s mostly a reaction to the big Bertha next door. (Warning: extreme Canadian pronunciation of out and about.

  221. Dissident says:

    For Any iSteve Readers Who May Be Knowledgeable Concerning Voting in New York: (On the admittedly slim chance that this will appear and generate replies that I will see within a very short time*.)

    Any thoughts on whether there would be any benefit, in New York, to voting for Trump and any other Republicans on that State’s Conservative Party line?

    In the 10th Congressional District, Jerrold Nadler is being challenged by Cathy Bernstein (who appears both on the Republican as well as the Conservative line). Given how utterly odious Nadler is, I’m inclined to think it would be worth registering a protest with a vote for Bernstein, in spite of her own odiousness in a number of areas (not least of which, Bernstein’s rabid Zionism*).

    For the judicial slots on the ballot, I am completely unfamiliar with any of the candidates and highly skeptical that I would want to lend my endorsement to any of them via my vote. Thus, barring my learning some consequential info within a very short time, I intend to do write-ins as I have done in the past. Robert Bork is the first name I have thought in to write-in. Any suggestions for additional ones?

    *Evidenced rather blatantly right on the homepage of her web site. Bold-text emphasis is mine in quote below. It’s not a candidate merely being Zionist, per se, that is necessarily such a problem but rather the emphasis and priority of that commitment that is evidenced right at said source. As our gracious host Mr. Sailer has said, last I recall in response to an intra-Zionist controversy over one of President Trump’s typically colorful pronouncements, the real story concerns the prominence held by a foreign country altogether in domestic US politics.

    [MORE]

    https://bernsteinforcongress.com/

    Cathy Bernstein has lived on the Upper West Side for the past 35 years, and she is witnessing the city decline again due to the progressive policies of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Jerry Nadler of the 10th Congressional District. As a fellow constituent, Cathy cares deeply about the quality of life in the 10th Congressional District.

    Cathy is a SUNY Albany Business graduate and CPA, Cathy has worked at a Big 8 accounting firm specializing in taxation and now works as a Financial Consultant. She is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs and has served on its Taxation of Individuals Committees.

    Cathy has devoted decades to her social activism ideals through various political, religious, and civic-based community groups. Her volunteer and fund-raising work for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Ambassadors Against BDS, Republican Jewish Coalition, and National Council of Jewish Women affords her the opportunity to have her ear to the ground on many issues. Her involvement with the East End Hospice, Harlem Junior Tennis and ACC of New York in Harlem, Liaison for Community Service and Security Council after 9/11 for Central Synagogue, Tzedakah Drives for the Homeless and the NY City Residents Alliance speaks to a wealth of community knowledge.

    Cathy Bernstein is a fourth generation New Yorker, age 57, who has dedicated her life to charitable and political causes while raising a family and working in her New York Community.

    This also raises the question, for all or at least most individuals who claim to be as committed to the Zionist cause as they do, of why they choose to reside outside of the Zionist State.

    *Yes, I’ve likely been remiss in waiting to the last minute to do any homework, and in remaining so ignorant of local politics. But frankly, a big part of the reason is how demoralizing I find it.

  222. Oh – and Joe Biden’s free-style remembrances of the time when his father drove him to the place where he once served as a pool guard assistant and everything – how stunned he was to see the two black men kissing – oh – – the two Black men kissing each other and how his father remarked that they just loved one another – and how all this somehow relates to Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous – Allman Brothers Band / Rolling-Stone movie – – – – glittering sparkles from a reality which is composed of partly truth and partly fiction. // And of lots of contradictions/ And of lots of contradictions.

    So, – the above reference to the swimming pool scene in both Cameron Crowe’s movie and Joe Biden’s – ? – memory? – is a particle fallen into its perfect place in space and time today. – – – A true pleasure for the happy few around here.

  223. JMcG says:
    @theMann

    GIs are using fmj. The .17 is a serious cartridge.

  224. Hey, I’ll pay a dollar a ball. As long as the proceeds don’t go to retire his campaign debts.

  225. @Art Deco

    Black wealth is in their citizenship and relationship with whites, because both those things allow them to consume what they didn’t create and wouldn’t have access to if left to their own devices. Even what human capital they do have, which like their property holdings isn’t much, is largely due to whites giving them education and employment they wouldn’t have otherwise. That relationship with whites is one that blacks know they must support and strengthen politically because for all their faults they have a superior political consciousness to that of whites.

    Whites not only do not use the the political system to take advantage of other groups like blacks do, but use it to enthusiastically support their own abuse and dispossession. And they goto rallies and cheer Donald Trump, a man who sold himself as someone who would finally stick up for them and completely failed within the first month of taking office with his initial set of appointments and failed continually from there. And then they lash out when people point out how pathetic and self defeating they are online.

    I think maybe you just have a very pedantic and incorrect idea of what wealth is. If there’s a law that says that I get 15% of everything you make until you die, my wealth goes up and yours goes down. But who even cares, just call it income, and say there are transfers of income, it’s a pointless thing to obsess over and makes you look dumb.

    • Agree: Hangnail Hans
    • Replies: @Art Deco
  226. @Jus' Sayin'...

    As George Orwell pointed out in his essay on Gandhi, the reason that Gandhi was successful was precisely because his opponents were morally restrained.

    This is precisely why I mentioned him. People here are getting caught up worrying about bloodthirsty communists like Bill Ayers, and Antifa, and so on, but they are nothing by themselves: their success is ultimately contingent on the support of millions of ordinary, well-meaning, morally restrained Americans. The path suggested by the commenter I replied to would do nothing but horrify these people, to the ultimate benefit of the commenter’s enemies.

    What I mean by “support”: most of the morally restrained Americans I mentioned do not support bloodthirsty communists directly. In fact, they likely reject them. But those communists have the benefit of the support of the media, most politicians, big business, high finance, the universities, the intelligence agencies, the civil service, etc, etc, and they in turn have the support of the aforesaid morally restrained people.

    You are not in Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, Communist China or Communist Cuba. You’re in liberal America.

  227. Pontius says:
    @Gilbert Ratchet

    They are all eagerly awaiting the birth of a nation.

  228. @Lazlo

    lol, I fucking knew some smartarse would come in with the “well hacckshhually Gandhi blah blah blah”

    Question: when you take your morning shit, does it lower your IQ?

    (It’s a “shit-for-brains” joke)

  229. @tyrone

    “Deplorables like New Balance.”

    I know I do.

  230. Cortes says:
    @bruce county

    Indeed.

    At the time the papers did a decent job of debunking the “Townshend Defence” of conducting research. They documented how specialist investigation units within the police routinely provide bona fide researchers – professional, academic and amateur – with assistance in controlled access to some of the materials that are “on the market.”

  231. @J.Ross

    Every time I try to be pithy on the internet, it backfires. There’s always a couple of people quite determined to miss the point. Can’t you people just insert all the other names of successful nonviolent political campaigners and deduce my point therefrom? If you need it spelling out further, see my other comment

    • Replies: @anon
  232. @BB753

    Why not learn Latin? It’s not that difficult and unlike Esperanto, it’s a real language which has been in use for over 2 thousand years. There are countless methods and free stuff to learn to speak it online, and there’s a growing number of fluent speakers of Latin outside of Vatican City.

    picture this, some couple, who both know and love latin, decide to speak latin exclusively to their kids, so the kids become native speakers of latin.

    • Agree: BB753
    • Replies: @BB753
  233. MEH 0910 says:
    @Stan d Mute

    Posting videos of The Who doesn’t make Pete Townshend my hero.

    [MORE]

    Townshend has not been accused of any child molestation or rape that I know of. What he did admit to, he made pretty dubious excuses for:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Townshend#Legal_issues

  234. Corvinus says:
    @Muggles

    “Notorious iSteve troll here conveniently omits the numerous and constant threats and boasts made by Joe Biden to “beat up” Trump, engage in fights, physically challenge anyone who questions his fitness, etc.”

    I see, so you are of the “oh yeah, well he does it do” crowd. Are you five years old?

    “But somehow in Clown World Trump is depicted as the hostile angry man”.

    You got triggered by Trump’s own words, ma’am.

    “There are Trump haters but no real Biden haters”.

    To the contrary, there is intense hating on both sides.

    “Biden is like a too old head of cabbage in your veggie bin”.

    And Trump is spoiled meat. Together, you have a meal!

  235. @BB753

    Blacks aren’t even irrelevant to Republicans! Trump wouldn’t shut up about how he great he was for letting all those black people out of jail and how awful Biden was for putting them there. And that rhetoric is in large part meant to appeal to whites, which is a perfect illustration of my point that whites have a deformed, self defeating political consciousness.

    People don’t appeal to black voters by talking about all the great things they did for whites. People do appeal to white voters by talking about what they did for blacks.

    I even detect a hint of that in your comment, where blacks are the poor abused wife, and you’re the man that really lovers her and is waiting to sweep her up off her feet when the democratic party has finally had it’s fill and abandons here and then she’ll see how the republicans were the better man all along. Even if you don’t feel that way, many many republican whites do. It’s pathetic.

    • Replies: @BB753
  236. Art Deco says:
    @anonymous

    Blacks owe a lot of their middle class to affirmative action in government hiring

    We’ve been over this before on these boards. About 17% of the working black population are government employees v. 14% of the general population. It’s not that important. They’re abnormally common in the Postal Service, metropolitan transit authorities, the corps of school administrators (not teachers), and social service departments. If you look at professional jobs where licensing and certification examinations are common, you find as a rule that about 6% of those working in those fields are black. The odds ratio = (6/94) / (13/87) = 0.427. You look at jobs with above-the-median compensation (among which licensing and certification exams are atypical) and you see something just shy of that odds ratio ~27% of the black workforce rather than about 30%. AA generates compliance costs for institutions and distorts and disfigures their purposes, but it’s doubtful it’s all that beneficial to anyone but a few lottery winners like the Obamas.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  237. anon[418] • Disclaimer says:

    Nate Silver isn’t trusting exit polls. That’s….interesting.

  238. Anonymous[348] • Disclaimer says:

    I guess this is the closest we have to an election thread? I’ll start it off:

    “What, the American people didn’t like Trump’s not building the wall and doing a shit job on coronavirus? It can’t be! He must have REALLY won!”

  239. @Paleo Retiree

    Vote for senility!

    As noted before, today Joe Biden has lived exactly the number of days Ronald Reagan had lived on his last day in office.

  240. Anyone *not* watching the returns right now?

    I steadfastly refuse to watch any national news outlets. Fortunately, one of my local TV stations is producing its own coverage, with frequent updates on the national numbers. The local reporters keep the overt political commentary to a minimum.

  241. @Anonymous

    I remember reading somewhere that John Entwistle and Keith Moon were not happy with the 1971 Who album, Who’s Next. They felt that the sound engineer, Glyn Johns, toned down the bass guitar and drums throughout the record.

    • Replies: @Agathoklis
  242. MEH 0910 says:

  243. Did Paul Revere and the Raiders predict the election 55 years ago?

    Hey, our candidate was standin’ in a good position, he started to do things right
    But along came the doctor shinin’ up a pistol with a platform in his sights
    Pretty soon he was a listenin’ to ev’ry word that the doctor was laying down
    And before he could do any good for the people, he was tryin’ to bring them down
    Well, I don’t know what the world’ll soon be but only soon the Doctor know you have a better chance to be free

    I’ve been thinking twenty-two years all about it
    Closer I get to the truth, the more I doubt it
    Don’t step out of your rut, my friend
    You’ll mess the master plan
    And you’ll end up like I am
    I am an undecided man

    Break my body, mind, and soul for recognition
    Wondering every hour, is it the right decision?
    The cards are stacked by Madam Fate
    But we must play our hands
    You can end up like I am
    I am an undecided man

  244. @Alden

    Willie and Bernice legally separated around the time he started his second term in the assembly. Supported her and the kids in luxury. So he was legally and morally entitled to screw around. Kamala was just one of many.

    Yes that is when it was official. As if anyone believes he was loyal to his wife up until then.

    And that still doesn’t make it ethical to hire someone to have sex with them. That is the corruption you are missing here. It was sex for hire.

    Disapprove of his sex life as much as you like. The man’s multi talented and certainly made his mark in Ca politics

    Yes he “made his mark” as in got plenty of attention but what did he do for the people of SF?

    He is just another California scumbag politician that did nothing to solve major problems like transportation, homeless, drug use, etc. The people of SF don’t have anything nice to say about him. Just dig up a SFGate article about him and look at the comments. They hate him and Harris.

    Brown started the trend of drug tolerance which brought in junkies and dealers from around the country.
    https://www.city-journal.org/html/willie-brown-shows-how-not-run-city-11908.html

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  245. Mr. Anon says:
    @Corvinus

    Saying he approves of people defending themselves is inciting violence?

    I guess that’s what it is in Corvinusworld (also known as Clownworld).

  246. epebble says:
    @Paleo Retiree

    Matthew Dowd had a funny take on that this morning:

    • Replies: @Ron Mexico
  247. @John Up North

    Putting aside the accusations against Pete Townsend, history has shown as that Roger Daltrey was right all along. The Who should have toned down the silly attempts at intellectualism and rocked out more.

  248. @theMann

    Shooting somebody with a .17 HMR would likely just really piss them off.

    No one is buying 17 HMR for home defense. His point was that there is very little on the shelves and 17 HMR seems to be everywhere.

    But with that said I really doubt anyone can take 3 shots of 17 HMR to the chest at close range and keep charging.

    Not a great defense round but would be fine in a semi auto.

  249. Now it’s time to ask Thomas Frank’s question: What’s the matter with Kansas? And Texas, and Ohio, and North Carolina? I’m following WSJ.com, which is free tonight.

    Maine and Nebraska may both split tonight. That’s never happened. They’ll cancel each other out.

    I saw Carter campaign in Maine in ’76. The state was important enough to visit back then. He should have stayed home– Maine went to Ford early in the morning. And the state to Reagan twice. As goes Maine…

  250. anon[370] • Disclaimer says:
    @Barack Obama's secret Unz account

    Every time I try… always a couple of people… Can’t you people just insert… my point therefrom? If you need it spelling out further, see my other comment

  251. @Anonymous

    Keith Ellison @keithellison · 40m If you’ve voted, great! Can you please call a friend? Spend a little time getting friends, fams, and folks out to the polls. We don’t have all of the votes we need quite yet. So, help a friend (even a brand new friend) vote. Right now would be awesome…

    Only should Allah wish it thus. As it says in the “so manifest a forgery” upon which you took your oath.

  252. anon[354] • Disclaimer says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    I’m no fan of looting and no fan of blacks, but jewish people do, undoubtedly, have a vastly superior political consciousness and sensibility than whites do. Jews agitating for blacks get results from the political system that whites can’t even dream of

    FTFY

  253. Mr. Anon says:

    OT: The White Supremecy of Black Gold.

    New York Times Reporter thinks that the Petroleum Industry is inherently white-supremecist:

    NYTimes Keeps Reporter On Energy Beat Despite Tweet Linking Industry to ‘White Supremacy’

    https://delawarevalleyjournal.com/nytimes-keeps-reporter-on-energy-beat-despite-tweet-linking-industry-to-white-supremacy/

  254. Slightly off topic. I live in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on Chicago’s Northside. Chicago has become a dreary place to live. Just about everyone is wearing masks in public. People wear masks jogging, bicycling, and driving alone in their cars. Mayor Lightfoot has yet again banned indoor seating at restaurants and bars. Once lively nightlife districts now look like ghost towns. I’m afraid this may go on for years unless business owners appeal to the courts. Sadly, I would bet that most restaurant owners voted for all Democrats today.

  255. Alden says:
    @Lace the Artist Formerly Known as Race

    The post 141 picture is King George and consort Queen Elizabeth blessing their bombed out subjects with their sacred presence.

  256. @Joe Stalin

    Karen Carpenter did a cover of “Desperado,” with the lines,
    “Now it seems to me, some fine things
    Have been laid upon your table
    But you only want the ones
    That you can’t get…

    Desperado
    Oh, you ain’t getting no younger
    Your pain and your hunger
    They’re driving you home.”

    Eerie, eh?

    • Replies: @John Up North
  257. Kamala wasn’t the first; chain-migration married-into-the-visa Epstein’s top-rainmaker Melania, beat her to it.

    Yet again, a more talented black woman is beat to the punch by a Slavic Karen. Sad. They can’t win even when lying on their backs.

  258. @petit bourgeois

    “KMET” The Mighty MET! Remember Dr. Demento?

    • Replies: @petit bourgeois
  259. Mr. Anon says:
    @John Johnson

    I heard from people in San Francisco that when Willie Brown became mayor, he was shocked at the filthy homeless encampment in front of City Hall. He certainly didn’t want to have to walk a throng of junkies and piss-bums every morning. So he had the cops roust them out. They all ended up elsewhere in the city. He didn’t fix the problem; he just moved it away from HIS front-door.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  260. @Corvinus

    Trump’s looking like he’s gonna romp this one in, with Biden now blown out to $3.6 and Trump in at $1.29!

    Corvinus, even someone like me can see from this great distance that voting for Trump is better than a kick in the nuts.

    Perversely, that’s exactly the choice the Democrats gave in this election!

    Time to accept defeat gracefully, mate.

    • Replies: @Pat Hannagan
  261. @epebble

    At least Trump is non-denominational. Biden brings the priest closer to sin by offering him Holy Communion.

  262. Anon[237] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    I do a tax preview when I get my W2 and 109xs. If I’m getting a refund I file early. If I owe then let the bastards wait.

  263. @Harry Baldwin

    I remember listening to The Carpenters on my am radio when I was a kid in the 70s. Karen Carpenter had a haunting, melodic voice.

  264. MBlanc46 says:
    @AndrewR

    I trust that you’ve accomplished your goal, AR. You’ve gotten Corvinus to agree with you.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  265. @Pat Hannagan

    Speaking of that disastrous choice offered, I wonder what effect the media’s attack on “Karens” had on the vote?

  266. Panther says:
    @theMann

    A well placed HMR .17 round will dispatch a 60lb. Beaver, a 50lb. Coyote, any squirrel, coon or rabbit.
    In a case of do or die, I’m pretty sure an HMR .17 headshot can take down a buck.
    It’s a fast, flat trajectory.
    Shot placement.

  267. MBlanc46 says:
    @Alden

    That’s very high praise, indeed, Alden.

  268. AndrewR says:
    @MBlanc46

    It’s not my fault this place sounds like a Trump fan club so much. I didn’t vote at all so I’m not invested in any outcome. Half of the people here act like they would be suicidal if Biden wins

  269. Pontius says:

    We live on borrowed time, hope turned to dust,
    Nothing is forgiven we fight for every crust.
    The way we are is not the way we used to be my friend,
    All things come to he who waits, the waiting never ends.

    We are the chosen few; we are the frozen crew,
    We don’t know what to do, just wasting time.
    We don’t know when to quit, we don’t have room to spit,
    But we’ll get over it, get back in line.

    Stuck here ten thousand years, don’t know how to act,
    Everything forgotten, specially the facts.
    The way we live is running scared; I don’t like it much,
    All things come to he who waits but these days most things suck.

    We are the chosen ones, we don’t know right from wrong,
    We don’t know what’s going on, don’t know enough to care.
    We are the dogs of war; don’t even know what for,
    But we obey the law, get back in line.

    We are trapped in luxury, starving on parole,
    No one told us who to love, we have sold our souls.
    Why do we vote for faceless dogs? We always take the bait.
    All things come to he who waits, but all things come too late.

    We are the sacrifice, and we don’t like advice,
    We always pay the price, pearls before swine.
    Now we are only slaves, already in our graves,

    And if you think that Jesus saves, get back in line.
    If you think that Jesus saves, get back in line.

  270. @theMann

    That was not Kyle Rittenhouse’s experience with .223/5.56.

    Calling 5.56 ineffective on humans just makes you sound uninformed.

  271. @Ron Mexico

    I do but that was jr. high before I grew out of it. It was on Sunday nights. It was considered so weird that my friend’s parents forbid him from listening to it.

    For example, Dr. Demento discovered weird Al Yankovic and was the first to play his “My Bologna” on accordion recorded in a men’s room at the Cal State Long Beach campus, set to the tune “My Sharona” by The Knack, when I was in 8th grade, circa 1979:

    Dr. Demento is 79 now and has a record collection that exceeds 85,000. A lot of old timey 78s.

    You remember fish heads?

  272. @Alden

    Yes, I wasn’t looking closely enough, and have never known her as anything other than the old Queen Mother, but with my reading glasses and holding it closer, I can see the features are hers. Amused I confused her with Wallis Simpson, though–not to mention not very bright, because what would Edward and Wallis in front of bombed-out area. I’ve also forgotten both how King George and Edward looked, and the current Queen has been the only one of the royals who has ever interested me–totally unflappable, and was beautiful in her 40s–she and Philip came to NYSTheater at Lincoln Center for 1976 Bicentennial; I was about 20 ft. from them, but I also had much better vision then. Otherwise, I haven’t been one of those royal-watchers, never paid any attention to the scandalous youngsters, although Andrew certainly has done a star turn as persona non grata. Thanks.

  273. BB753 says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    OK, but these days you can’t run on an explicitly anti-Black platform unless you wanna end up in jail. Even if you say you’re fine with Hispanics, Asians and others.

  274. BB753 says:
    @Alice in Wonderland

    Is that a marriage proposal, lol?

  275. Anonymous[370] • Disclaimer says:

    Actually, Pete Townshend was the *victim* of child sex abuse.
    The rock opera ‘Tommy’ was largely based in his personal trauma.

    Townshend claimed that the trauma of his abuse led to an urge to investigate the matter of child sex abuse as purely an academic matter.

  276. bjondo says:
    @Ano

    Wrong place.

    For beheadings or similar go to Democratic events
    like those in Seattle, Portland, Kenosha, Minneapolis.

  277. Yngvar says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    Yes, I got one off those too, here in Norway. A buddy came visiting — fine himself, but from a ‘red zone’ — and just as he enter the room a text from the health authorities arrived on my phone: “Remember to social distance”. They know.

  278. G. Poulin says:
    @Joe Stalin

    When I was a teen, me and my buddies used to razz my gay next-door neighbor mercilessly because he liked to listen to the Carpenters. Now that I’m older and wiser, I have to admit that the little faggot had excellent taste in music.

  279. @Alden

    Lighten up.

    King George and consort Queen Elizabeth refused advice that the family go to Canada. They stayed in London. Buckingham Palace was not bomb proof.

  280. Art Deco says:
    @Guy De Champlagne

    Black wealth is in their citizenship and relationship with whites, because both those things allow them to consume what they didn’t create and wouldn’t have access to if left to their own devices.

    Their own devices? It doesn’t seem to have occurred to you that 90% of the black population in this country is attributable to natural increase on the part of people who were present here in 1810.

  281. Art Deco says:
    @Mr. Anon

    He didn’t fix the problem; he just moved it away from HIS front-door.

    You can’t fix the problem. Some vagrants are troublesome in ways sufficiently discrete that they can be involuntarily committed. Some are obnoxious enough that they belong in jail. For the rest, what you can do is assiduously enforce laws contra loitering and disorderly conduct so they aren’t congregating and making too much of a nuisance of themselves. Regulatory changes which allow the re-emergence of old-style housing options (flop houses, rooming houses, shared kitchens, bed-sits &c) can shave off some of the population. In re the rest, you have emergency shelters, soup kitchens, and food cupboards run by private charity, with some security provided by local police. When people are free, they sometimes fail spectacularly at life, and that’s manifest in vagrancy.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
  282. @Alden

    yeah? what do you know?..so are you.

  283. @Art Deco

    I like the Switch you pulled there”
    17% of “the working black population”
    versus ” the general population”.

    How about the percentage of “the working non-black population”?

  284. An interesting analysis of the Penn. situation. Seems to me to be about right.
    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/why-trump-will-triumph-pa-litigation

  285. @Cho Seung-hui

    Any views on Mandarin?

    Seriously. I recall Jim Rogers moved to Singapore and hired a non-English speaking nanny to ensure his then newborn kids fluency.
    In a previous life I did a lot of travel and during business meetings the inability to speak what others were conversing in was a clear disadvantage.

    Removing that tool from the rising yellow horde would seem wise.

    • Replies: @Cho Seung-Hui
  286. @Bill Jones

    I speak Mandarin, but what I would say is that there is no need to move to Asia to learn Chinese. It’s fully possible to learn the language via online language learning.

    Now, there will certainly be certain cultural cues that you would never get outside of China. But that would be true whether you were in Singapore, Taiwan, or even Hong Kong. You really have to be there to get the whole thing.

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