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Soon, the New York Times will be running op-eds by young women named Kim about how they deserve reparations for the times white people (such as their golf pro at the country club) asked them, “Where are you from?”

By the way, the phrase “reparations for Mexicans” doesn’t come up much on Google. The fifth-highest ranking version of this is our own Whiskey’s comment on Feb. 22, 2019:

The demands will get higher and higher as the candidates bid up for Black support, and likely Mexican support. Special reparations for Mexicans too.

The Establishment’s slogan should be “Making Whiskey Into a Prophet.”

 
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  1. Thomas says:

    “What reparations may look like for Mexican-Americans?” I think they’ve telegraphed this one pretty thoroughly over the years.

  2. Soon, the New York Times will be running op-eds by young women named Kim about how they deserve reparations for the times white people (such as their golf pro at the country club) asked them, “Where are you from?”

    Assume this is irony, since the NYT is way past that point already…

  3. anon215 says:

    Let them eat beans.

    • LOL: Bardon Kaldian
  4. When do Gentiles get reparations from the bankers?

  5. Snowgrass says: • Website

    Nice. I’ll take a combo plate #3 (2 enchiladas and a ground beef taco) in lieu of money though.

    If the stupid feds insist on giving me money, maybe I’ll just donate it to Proud Boys.

    • Agree: Redman
  6. “I’d rather give reparations to hispanics than to blacks.”

    I wonder if this would set the cat among the pigeons.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  7. More like reparations are due to American-Mexicans like the LeBaron clan and the retirees who had their savings accounts wiped out by Monex. But no, Fred Reed isn’t eligible.

  8. This country is done.

    The looting is starting on a massive scale.

    • Replies: @Neoconned
  9. If we give Colonia back to Mexico, Republicans might keep Texas for another generation.


    ABC Nightline = Leaning bitch… bleating chin… hinting: cable!

  10. Anon[203] • Disclaimer says:

    Mexicans can reperate themselves right back south

  11. anon[282] • Disclaimer says:

    This stupid shit is never going to end, is it?

    • Replies: @SFG
    , @bomag
    , @Zoodles
  12. @Thomas

    I forgot who said it but that border “just means they have a longer walk to cross into the US”.

    How about we give Texas to the Comanche and Arizona to the Apache. Two tribes that beat the Mexicans like red headed step children. It took Americans to beat both of those tribes.

    • Agree: JMcG
    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    , @Corn
  13. songbird says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Is there a wider, faster-moving river behind the Rio Grande that we can retrench behind?

    Nightline had already been on for too long, when it aired during the Iran Hostage Crisis.

    • Agree: Redneck farmer
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  14. syonredux says:

    How about French reparations? France lost a lot of territory to the Anglo-Americans….

  15. The more the merrier. Bring on the Asians and Native Americans too. Heck, I’m part Irish-American, and it’s accepted as conventional wisdom that “the Irish didn’t used to be regarded as white.” We can all pay reparations to each other for everything that ever happened, and it’ll all cancel out.

    • Replies: @Cutler
  16. syonredux says:

    What about the Dutch? They also lost a lot valuable territory….

    What about the Celtic Fringe of Britain? All of England used to be Celtic territory……Shouldn’t the Welsh and the Cornish get some kind of reparations?

  17. The Japanese Americans got cash and probably banked it and paid for their kids’ college. The Native Americans got casinos and tax free cigarettes. Give the blacks all the Popeyes and the Mexicans can have Taco Bell.

    • Replies: @BenKenobi
    , @FPD72
  18. newrouter says:
    @syonredux

    Who knew that Fort Duquesne was in Oil City PA?

  19. I’d be curious to hear someone who knows their history, because this is a case where someone might actually be able to prove they are owed reparations. Of course this would be limited to people who could prove they had ancestors living in the portions of Mexico that the US annexed in 1848.

    Were there Mexican citizens that had property rights or other rights guaranteed in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo violated? Can their ancestors prove this via deeds or other documentation?

    Must be a lawyer / history expert among ISteve’s readers that can shed some light on this.

  20. Escher says:

    The Viking-era English are also owes reparations for all the looting and pillaging they endured.

    • Replies: @Ancient Briton
  21. Charon says:
    @syonredux

    By a happy coincidence, I just remembered that I’m half Dutch and half French. Oh and part Latino, who can be of any race, or no race at all, should they so choose. But where’s the sport in that? Not to mention the gibs.

    • Replies: @syonredux
    , @Bardon Kaldian
  22. Mexican Americans had their land taken away..
    Now the price of giving it back

    Apart from the fact it was Mexicans, not “Mexican Americans” who had their land taken from them (apparently the view that there are no other nationalities, but just hyphenated Americans is taking over, except they’re omitting the hyphen in the animated image), the future will be full of interest indeed.

    • Replies: @Forbes
  23. SFG says:
    @Thomas

    Technically, we did swipe half of the country. I’d like to keep it, personally.

    Then again, this sort of thing turns into an infinite regress, because whoever you’re reparating usually swiped the land from *someone else* before that.

  24. SFG says:
    @anon

    Vote for Trump and at least it’ll be a kick in the face to them. The left had to drop military-bashing after it cost them in the 60s and 70s. Now they pretend to respect the troops.

    He really screwed up with COVID, though, you have to admit.

  25. Whiskey says: • Website

    Thanks for the kind mention Steve. That was an obvious call.

  26. @Chris Mallory

    Ron White’s got a very well thought-out plan:

    • Agree: bomag
  27. Anonymous[425] • Disclaimer says:

    From Reconquista to Reparasta?

    Just give them California. And New Mexico too.

    (And Oregon too and Washington too. Let the grungers live under Mexican rule.)

    • Replies: @Steele Crusader
  28. Anon[125] • Disclaimer says:

    If Mexicans start demanding reparations, I will vote for the party that promises to kick them all out of the country.

  29. Please don’t tell me you’re so bored you watch ladies golf, Steve

  30. I wonder how long it will be until ABC — and the NY Times and WaPo for that matter —
    is writing deeply concerned meditations on the need for Israel to pay reparations to the Palestinians.

    But I guess the USA would get stuck paying the tab for those, too.

  31. Anon[125] • Disclaimer says:

    The Jewish-owned media has begun to make me think Jews got kicked out of every country not because of religious or monetary reasons, but because Jews couldn’t stop themselves from constantly trolling their host countries.

    Mexicans in the US don’t complain 1/50th as much as Jews do. Jews not only complain 24/7, they feel they obligated to complain for everyone else on earth.

    Nobody likes a whiner.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  32. MBlanc46 says:
    @SFG

    Yes, we swiped it, but we swiped it fair and square.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  33. @songbird

    Is there a wider, faster-moving river behind the Rio Grande that we can retrench behind?

    The Rio Grande is a sewage ditch. Which American rivers aren’t wider, faster, or deeper? Or all three?

    They’re called wetbacks, not wetheads.

  34. tertius says:

    It reminds me of the old joke. A Gringo and a Mexican are having an argument. Finally the the Gringo asks the Mexican why he is so angry and hates Gringos so much. The Mex replies, “Because you stole half of our country. And you took the part with all the paved roads and safe drinking water”.

    • LOL: Gordo
  35. syonredux says:

    Howard Hawks addressed this question a long time ago….

    RED RIVER:

    Dunson: Tell Don Diego, tell him that all the land north of that river’s mine. Tell him to stay off of it.
    Mexican: Oh, but the land is his.
    Dunson: Where did he get it?
    Mexican: Oh many years ago by grant and patent, inscribed by the King of all of Spain.
    Dunson: You mean he took it away from whomever was here before. Indians maybe.
    Mexican: Maybe so.
    Dunson: Well, I’m takin’ it away from him.

    Mexican: Others have thought as you, senor. Others have tried.
    Dunson: And you’ve always been good enough to stop ‘em?
    Mexican: Amigo, it is my work.
    Dunson: Pretty unhealthy job.

  36. @SFG

    Technically, we did swipe half of the country. I’d like to keep it, personally.

    Get real, it’s not as if America took Mexico City or anywhere else that was built up or populated by Mexicans.

    What “right” did Mexico to have to any of those massive tracts of all but empty territory? It was little more than claim, much like today’s Argentina’s claims on Antarctica.

    • Agree: Tlotsi
    • Replies: @anon
    , @syonredux
    , @Adamant
  37. BenKenobi says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    Bad idea, Joe. The documentary Demolition Man conclusively proved that all restaurants in the future will be Taco Bell. We should hang on to them.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  38. @NJ Transit Commuter

    It’ll never happen because it would open the floodgates to other reparations claims, many more recent, the headliner being the Arabs who lost everything in the Nakba.

  39. @MBlanc46

    Yes, we swiped it, but we swiped it fair and square.

    H/T Sam Hayakawa.

    [MORE]



    And one for Joe:

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    , @MBlanc46
  40. Twinkie says:

    the New York Times will be running op-eds by young women named Kim about how they deserve reparations

    Yes, but when some young female SJW-wannabe surnamed Kim demands anything, does anyone other than someone surnamed Sailer really care?

    I don’t think even other people surnamed Kim pay attention. Are left-wing Korean (or even East Asian) women the real power behind the anti-white movement?

  41. J.Ross says:
    @silviosilver

    The thing is the mestizos at their worst would handle it more intelligently, and most would probably use it to develop their businesses, whereas all but the best blacks would let it slip through their fingers in thirty six hours. So this is the decision to make if you’re going off of reasonable expectation of actually helping people.

  42. J.Ross says:
    @Twinkie

    There was at least one at the NYT but her effectiveness was undermined by a sensible love of kiełbasa.

  43. Anon7 says:

    OT: Study proves that statements like “Trump / Pence” spread COVID 19 twice as much as statements like “Biden / Harris”.

    In particular, the enunciation of consonants releases very large droplets and the letters B and P stand out as the biggest aerosol spreaders,” says Malin Alsved, doctoral student of Aerosol Technology at Lund University.

    https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-09-covid–1.html

  44. newrouter says:
    @NJ Transit Commuter

    The government of 1850? Mexico is the only party affected by this BS.

  45. @syonredux

    I’m in that region and barely French but I’m down with it. Would probably be less insane and have better art/movies. The Gulf South has always been underutilized and under-appreciated by the rest of the America. Just give us residents of French America a little bit more of the Florida panhandle.

  46. Anonymous[422] • Disclaimer says:

    HAHAHA…… Telemundo TV news poll had Trump winning debate 66-34 over Biden. Like Univision competitor Telemundo is based in Miami and it is Cuban dominated not Mexican. (Says a lot that the MexAmericans don’t run and dominate any big spanish TV network out of LA.)

    Anyway the spanish debate poll is funny on multiple levels. Most of all it suggests that the cynical promotion man Donald Trump is FUTURISTIC.

    Sure older white voters wanted to see a Kennedy vs Nixon cerebral exchange. But that country is gone.

    This is now idiocracy. Forced latinization and a dumbing down of the culture. Don Trumpicano could be the perfect leader for the New America but could he stop a future conflict between La Raza and their hated paler rivals in Miami?

    Cubans seem to be able to make peace with various south american nationalities and form a winning coalition. None of them like the Mexicans though. Also I think the old white Spanish New Mexico contingent would side with Florida.

  47. Anonymous[136] • Disclaimer says:

    I support these reparations as long as they’re paid out in-kind with donkey shows. Each Mexican-American gets an admission pass entitling them to X number of free donkey show viewings.

  48. Redman says:
    @SFG

    No you don’t. The virus will virus.

    What leader in history is credited with stopping a virus? Let alone one that kills only elderly and sick people. This is made up nonsense by a party with no real issues to run on now that they killed Bernie off. For a second time.

    • Agree: Buffalo Joe, Neoconned
    • Replies: @Neoconned
  49. Mr. Anon says:
    @SFG

    Then again, this sort of thing turns into an infinite regress, because whoever you’re reparating usually swiped the land from *someone else* before that.

    Quite true. Mexico’s claim to the Southwest of the USA, and of much of Mexico too, derives from the claims of Imperial Spain. Their supposed right is nothing but an admission of the receipt of stolen goods.

  50. anon[316] • Disclaimer says:
    @silviosilver

    What “right” did Mexico to have to any of those massive tracts of all but empty territory? It was little more than claim, much like today’s Argentina’s claims on Antarctica.

    After independence from Spain the new government of Mexico did not have the resources to maintain order in these northern lands. The government invited Americans to settle in Texas hoping they would fight and defeat the Comanches who ruled there.
    Mexico never really held or ruled the land north of the Rio Grande.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Buffalo Joe
  51. res says:

    The Establishment’s slogan should be “Making Whiskey Into a Prophet.”

    So have we passed the event horizon of the Whiskey Singularity as well as that of the Onion Singularity now?

  52. It’s ridiculous how those vast, old, Spanish land grants in Alta California survived the Mexican-American War.

  53. @SFG

    He really screwed up with COVID, though, you have to admit.

    How so?

    The way Trump “screwed up” with the Xi virus was that he didn’t close the borders of the United States immediately upon hearing that a SARS variant was loose in Wuhan.

    That’s the only thing that would have actually contained this. Once the thing was here, uncontained, with no ability to mass test … it’s baked, just like it’s been everywhere else in the world. The rest is our “demographics”, our weight and diabetes issues.

    • Agree: bomag, Corn, Ben tillman
    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @nebulafox
  54. Not Raul says:

    There should be reparations for Italians in order to compensate for the crimes against Italian cuisine committed in this country.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
  55. Elli says:
    @SFG

    Mexico, like the US, was the successor to a European colonial power that invaded and conquered indigenous people. After independence, it was ruled and governed by men of European descent who took the vast share of its wealth.

    By the standards of the woke and Critical Race Theory, Mexico ought to be no more legitimate than the US.

    The Aztecs were a brutal imperial power and their subject tribes were glad to ally with the Spanish and bring them down.

    Maybe we should let enrolled members of US tribes decide the issue. Hopis and Navajo, Cherokee and Penobscot and Lakota, the south western states to return to Mexico, yes or no.

    • Replies: @Cutler
  56. J.Ross says:
    @AnotherDad

    And in fact he clearly wanted to and could not because of the geniuses brainlessly objecting to his every move and promoting tourism to Chinatown. This is the clearest of many sitiations where allowing the president to be the president would have been incomparably better for everyone.

    • Agree: Chrisnonymous, Charon
  57. FPD72 says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    and the Mexicans can have Taco Bell.

    No way we give them the phone company! Carlos Slim has enough already.

    • LOL: Buffalo Joe
    • Replies: @Tlotsi
  58. @Reg Cæsar

    That kind of reminds me of The Sound of Music:

    Maria: I don’t have another dress. When we entered the abbey our worldly clothes were given to the poor.

    Captain von Trapp: What about this one?

    Maria: The poor didn’t want this one.

  59. Andy says:

    My guess is that the Mexican government, who for the last 150 years have as one of their top objectives to keep the US from being too interested in their country, wouldn’ t like at all for this reparation nonsense to go forward and would prefer Mexican Americans to keep a low profile. Don’t get me wrong, Mexico’s leaders know the advantage of trade and investment with the US and want to have good relations overall with America, but they are not too thrilled when Mexico appears too often in the US news radar.

  60. syonredux says:
    @Charon

    That reminds me, what about people who are half-Black, half-Mexican? Do they get to double dip (Black reparations+ Mexican reparations)?And then there’s the trifecta, part-Black, part-Mexican, and part American Indian (North of the Rio Grande Amerind, as I’m assuming that Mexican Amerind ancestry wouldn’t count)……

  61. syonredux says:
    @silviosilver

    Get real, it’s not as if America took Mexico City or anywhere else that was built up or populated by Mexicans.

    And the overwhelming majority of the Mexicans in the USA are descended from people who arrived after World War II.

  62. @anon

    Santa Fe would be isolated from Mexico for decades at a time.

    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
  63. AndrewR says:
    @Anon

    Are you really just coming to this conclusion in late 2020??

  64. @SFG

    He didn’t shoot everybody in the non-Fox national media was His screwup.
    Like someone asked a local DJ, if you hadn’t been hearing about Covid-19 all the time the last months, would you know about it. The DJ admitted, no. Of people I actually knew who died with Covid-19: 1. My grandmother was 87 and asymptomatic, and 2. A buddy who was 68, but the lump the size of a volleyball on his pancreas was why he died.

  65. syonredux says:

    Slavery reparations from a state where slavery was illegal?

    Gavin Newsom:

    CA just became the first state in the nation to mandate the study and development of proposals for reparations.

    Our past is one of slavery, racism, and injustice. Our systems were built to oppress people of color.

    It’s past time we acknowledge that.

    The law establishes a nine-member taskforce to develop recommendations for how California could provide reparations to Black descendants of enslaved people and those affected by slavery, and would look into what form those reparations might take and who would receive them.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/30/california-slavery-reparations-law

    I see….You merely have to be “affected by slavery”…..

    • Replies: @peterike
    , @Neoconned
  66. @Steve Sailer

    The Californios paid a group of mountain men to kick out a governor they didn’t like so they could run California for themselves instead of Mexico City.

  67. Anon55uu says:

    Does Mitt Romney qualify?

  68. bomag says:
    @anon

    This stupid shit is never going to end, is it?

    It’s all too much fun.

    This looks like a troll of Black Americans: “we hauled in all these Mexicans to economically replace you; and we craftily termed them People of Color. Now you have to share the reparation pie with them. Ha ha ha!!! Just wait until we expand Reparations™ to include all Asians and Africans!”

  69. @Charon

    Patience, patience, I see your grievance profit prospect appearing on the horizon …..

  70. @NJ Transit Commuter

    I’m not inclined to research the issue, but usually the point of a treaty (Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo), inter alia, is to resolve these kinds of claims involving property or status. I suppose someone could claim a violation of rights confirmed by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, but I wonder if the statute of limitation hasn’t expired.

  71. nebulafox says:
    @Not Raul

    Don’t go down that road, or China will have us by the balls.

  72. nebulafox says:
    @AnotherDad

    Presiding over a massive transfer of wealth from small businesses and middle/working class Americans to monied interests and donors in the midst of a national crisis isn’t a good look, AD…

  73. @Thomas

    I thought they were DREEEEEMERZ … why not go for “54-40 or fight” and push on into Canada and take out that little stub in the Pacific Northwest?

  74. @Twinkie

    does anyone other than someone surnamed Sailer really care?

    I don’t think even other people surnamed Kim pay attention.

    Ah, but you’re paying attention to Sailer paying attention: Why are you so stressed about the noticing of Asian race warriors? Twinkie, you’ve been getting up Jack D levels of ethnic/racial hand-waving. Hate to see it. 😐

    • Agree: Charon
    • Replies: @Twinkie
  75. Dr. X says:
    @SFG

    Didn’t the Chosen swipe land from the Arabs for their Zion? Maybe they should be making reparations to the Palestinians, considering they’re the richest ethnic group in the world…

  76. Cutler says:
    @Admiral Assbar

    Noel Ignatiev went on and on about that and in practical purposes it was not true, All Europeans in the US were considered White or they would not have been here. Its more tribal divide and conquer bs.

  77. @syonredux

    What about New Sweden? The Dutch stole it from them.

  78. Zoodles says:
    @anon

    When you get conquered, you get plundered.

    • Agree: Ben tillman
  79. Adamant says:
    @silviosilver

    We most certainly did. We took it all, all the way to Guatemala. The US flag flew over Mexico City for four months. Then we gave a lot of it back and paid for what we kept, giving citizenship to the few Mexicans on our side of the line.

    • Agree: Ben tillman
    • Replies: @Ben tillman
  80. @syonredux

    My grandfather had a Y haplogroup I1, from the small group of indigenous Europeans who were conquered and practically wiped out by the Yamnaya invaders from western Asia (also known as Aryans and Indo-Europeans). The Yamnaya included the Celtic warriors who conquered and subjugated my ancestors, and then they were in turn conquered by Germanic warriors and pushed into the northwest corner of Europe. Can I expect reparations from the Celts? I doubt it.

    We are all descended from conquerors and the conquered. So get over it. As the Jackson Brown song says, “Nobody owes you nothin’” so sit down and shut up about reparations. I will not allow anyone to “guilt” me.

    • Agree: Forbes
  81. Corn says:
    @Chris Mallory

    I forgot who said it but that border “just means they have a longer walk to cross into the US”.

    If we ceded California, Oregon and Washington to Mexico on Halloween British Columbia would have an illegal immigration problem by Thanksgiving.

    • Agree: Chris Mallory
    • Replies: @Gordo
  82. Tlotsi says:
    @FPD72

    Wouldn’t it be great if phone service came with free tacos?

  83. Gordo says:
    @Corn

    If we ceded California, Oregon and Washington to Mexico on Halloween British Columbia would have an illegal immigration problem by Thanksgiving.

    If White people refurbished and moved into the abandoned whaling station in Grytviken, South Georgia, ‘refugees’ would start to arrive.

    • Agree: Charon
    • Replies: @Neoconned
  84. @syonredux

    Like the true natural whores the French are, the voluntarily sold it to the Anglos.

    • Replies: @Ancient Briton
  85. Hibernian says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    The history of the two high medium red counties with frontage on the Rio Grande would be interesting to study. I think Will Buckley the oil man father of WFB grew up not far away.

  86. @Adamant

    Hmm. Pressed “agree” on another comment, and it showed up on this one.

  87. Travis says:
    @NJ Transit Commuter

    California had very few Mexicans when we purchased the land. Only about 3,000 “Mexicans” lived there…but few of them would have identified as Mexican, they tried to succeed from Mexico soon after New Spain won their independence from Spain. Many Californios actually supported the American war against Mexico. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo with Mexico, in 1848, had guaranteed the land grants issued prior to 1848 would be recognized.

    By 1845, the province of California had a non-native population of about 1,600 Spanish and Latin American-born adult men along with about 1,500 women and their native-born children (who became the Californios). There were also around 1500 American immigrants. Nearly all of these were adult males and a majority lived in central and northern California.

    Able Stearns was a notable Mexican who settled in California. By 1860, Abel Stearns was one of the richest men in California. He traveled the oceans on trading ships, first as a sailor, and later as a supercargo or agent, responsible for buying and selling hides, tallow, and manufactured goods. In 1822, he began trading in Mexico, and in 1826 moved to Mexico City, where he became a naturalized citizen two years later.

    He came to California in 1829. In 1834 he established a warehouse and store above the harbor, where he dominated the Los Angeles trade for the next decade. In 1842 he bought the 28,000 acres and began his new career as a California ranchero. In 1841, Abel Stearns married Arcadia Bandini, the daughter of a prominent Mexican ranchero. After the United States purchased California, it most of the Mexicans were able to keep their land. Many of them , like Able Stearns became quite wealthy. https://www.ochistoryland.com/stearnsranchos

  88. peterike says:
    @syonredux

    I see….You merely have to be “affected by slavery”…..

    California may be setting itself up for a massive own-goal. Let’s say they announced that blacks — any and all blacks, of course, because racism — will be getting $xxx in gibs. There will be a massive migration of blacks to California to wet their beaks in the juicy gibs pot, possibly draining many other cities of many of their worst troublemakers.

    It’s a brilliant plan! Let’s start a Go Fund Me to buy one-way tickets to California for any blacks that want to move there permanently. The state is already doomed, so why not use it as a dumping ground.

    Sorry Steve, but it’s long past time you got the hell out of there anyway.

  89. @BenKenobi

    Ben, ok, but in WNY we have a local chain, Mighty Taco, beats Taco Bell hands down.

    • Replies: @Charon
  90. @anon

    ThreeOneSix, an area not well covered in American history classes, but Mexicans were being slaughtered by the Apaches and Comanches. The hope was that the US Army would control the two tribes.The Comanches drove off the Apaches, the Texas Rangers eventually diminished the Comanche threat.

    • Replies: @Ancient Briton
  91. @Reg Cæsar

    I miss having politicians like Hayakawa. He was funny and didn’t take himself too seriously.

  92. Forbes says:
    @gabriel alberton

    This claim is so off the mark as to miss the side of a barn.

    Mexican Americans had their land taken away..
    Now the price of giving it back

    The border between the US and Mexico was redrawn–the government over the territory changed hands. No land was confiscated. To “give it back,” the “price” would entail ceding the territory back to Mexico.

  93. Anonymous[112] • Disclaimer says:

    I predict that we will be hearing more about the deportation of Mexicans, many of whom were US citizens, during the Great Depression.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_Repatriation

    It is the first part of social battle strategy from the coalition of the fringes to instill a guilt trip on the majority population via the media.

    Previous examples of Installing guilt trip via media are movies and tv shows about slavery and the Holocaust.

  94. Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember the donkey shows in Juarez and Tijuana!

  95. Twinkie says:
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    Why are you so stressed about

    I’m not, no matter how much you wish I did.

    Sailer paying attention

    I’m calling out Sailer’s pet peeve – Asian woman-obsession – that is frankly a distraction from the real problems.

    Let’s get real. As annoying and silly as a young Korean female SJW is, is that demographic what’s driving the leftist movement? Are they the power behind the NYT, WaPo, Wall Street, Hollywood, etc.?

    Koreans voted for Trump 42-58 in 2016. They, along with Filipinos, are the most rightist of Asians (and setting aside Cubans, the most rightist among Asians AND Hispanics). Jews voted hot him 30-70. Koreans are pretty much politically powerless. That’s punching down since that’s another terminology often used around these parts.

    And why are YOU following me around and obsessing? Do you have an Asian obsession (only with men) too?

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  96. Guest194 says:

    If Modern Monetary Theory becomes mainstream, then even ordinary Democrat members might vote to hand out trillions in reparation money, first to blacks, and then to whichever other wheels in their coalition are squeaking.

    If people need it–and the dollar is, after all, the almighty dollar–then why not? /sarc

  97. @Jim Bob Lassiter

    Not quite. There was a little mater of the Seven Years War, known locally as the French & Indian war.

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  98. @Escher

    I’m on-board with that – hand over Minnesota.. On second thoughts, too many Somalis.

  99. @Buffalo Joe

    But the TRs couldn’t run off the BLM threat… Sad.

  100. @Twinkie

    I’m calling out Sailer’s pet peeve – Asian woman-obsession

    Huh? Are you saying the Asian billionaire owner of the L.A. Times is a woman? And that’s why Steve brought him to our attention? What about the past Asian “iSteve Man of the Year”? You’re as sensitive about criticism of Asians as Jack D is of “Joos”.

    Koreans are pretty much politically powerless. That’s punching down since that’s another terminology often used around these parts.

    “Punching down” is almost always used knowingly ironically in these parts. Sarcasm and irony are lost on you… not sure if for cultural and/or racial reasons.

    And why are YOU following me around and obsessing?

    We seem to initiate responses to each other about equally, and not too often (though there’s been a mutual uptick of late).

    As for obsession, get a load of this whining tough guy:

    Pray that there won’t be a civil war here – it’s a toss up between you and “Jenner Ickam Errican” on who gets it first from me if there is mayhem.*

    *Weasel words: AE, I am not in any way advocating real, actual violence. I am merely expressing humorously (to me, in any case) how I truly feel about a couple of commenters on Unz (answer: really, really annoying).

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  101. Twinkie says:
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    As I expected, you are all ad hominem/trolling and respond to none of the salient, substantive points. You are a waste of time.

    And you definitely should waste less of your time on researching my past comments. Reeks of online stalking/obsession.

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  102. @Twinkie

    the salient, substantive points

    Juche gotta be kidding me.

    And you definitely should waste less of your time on researching my past comments. Reeks of online stalking/obsession.

    Citing your past comments highlights your increasing hypocrisy, self-contradictions, and prissy demeanor over time—inconvenient if you don’t like seeing your own silliness quoted back at you, sorry. But if it really bothers you, become a more honest, smarter commenter and there will be no reason for me bring the (easily searched) ‘receipts’.

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  103. Anonymous[880] • Disclaimer says:

    In other words, the US is turning into just another Latin American country – but minus the right-wing death squads which serve to keep the crazier leftists under control in those other places.

  104. anon[272] • Disclaimer says:

    ThreeOneSix, an area not well covered in American history classes, but Mexicans were being slaughtered by the Apaches and Comanches.

    Uh, no. The Spanish and Mexicans held their ground along rivers. Mexico even expanded northward from Santa Fe / Taos into what now is Colorado.

    This man was remarkable. He led the expedition from Mexico to what is now San Francisco, although not the founder of that city, across difficult terrain with women and children in ox carts. It’s not dramatic, but it is a remarkable achievement.

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

    Later he was appointed governor of Nuevo Mexico. Note the dates: this is during the US Revolutionary war, so you know how the Spanish were armed: muskets and swords mainly. Pull up a map and trace the route of this expedition.

    Governor Anza led a punitive expedition against the Comanche group of Native Americans, who had been repeatedly raiding Taos during 1779. With his Ute and Apache Native American allies, and around 800 Spanish soldiers, Anza went north through the San Luis Valley, entering the Great Plains at what is now Manitou Springs, Colorado. Circling “El Capitan” (current day Pikes Peak), he surprised a small force of the Comanche near present-day Colorado Springs. Pursuing them south down Fountain Creek, he crossed the Arkansas River near present-day Pueblo, Colorado. He found the main body of the Comanche on Greenhorn Creek, returning from a raid in Nuevo México, and won a decisive victory. Chief Cuerno Verde, for whom Greenhorn Creek is named, and many other leaders of the Comanche were killed.

    The hope was that the US Army would control the two tribes.

    Not really.

    The Comanches drove off the Apaches, the Texas Rangers eventually diminished the Comanche threat.

    That’s Texas circa the 1830’s. At that time, Mexico still controlled all of what is now New Mexico, Arizona and California. But Spain occupied and governed parts of those areas from around 1600 to the 1820’s revolution.

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  105. syonredux says:
    @anon

    From time to time, things would get a little tough…

    The punitive missions of the Spanish against the Apache extracted a heavy toll of lives but were ineffective in halting Apache raids. The intensity of the conflict was at its peak from 1771 to 1776 when in Chihuahua and Coahuila “1,674 Spaniards were killed, 154 were captured, over one hundred ranches were abandoned, and over sixty-eight thousand animals were stolen.” Many of the Spaniard deaths recorded were probably mestizos and Christian Indians. Apache casualties were also heavy. In October and November 1775, a Spanish military operation headed by Hugo Oconór in New Mexico killed 132 Apache and took 104 prisoners.[6]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache%E2%80%93Mexico_Wars

    Comanche raids before 1840 had generally penetrated only a short distance south of the Rio Grande and had usually resulted in only a few deaths and the theft of a few thousand livestock. The threat, however, from the Comanche was serious enough in 1826 in northern Nuevo León, that the Governor issued orders that no one should venture out of villages into the countryside except in groups of at least thirty armed men.[17]

    In the 1840s, Comanche raids became larger, more deadly, and penetrated deeply into Mexico. In September 1840 and continuing until March 1841 came the first of the great raids. During this period six Comanche armies numbering between two hundred and eight hundred warriors invaded northern Mexico. The most far reaching of these raids reached the region of San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas 400 miles south of the Big Bend, their most common crossing point into Mexico. 472 Mexicans were reported killed and more than 100 captives were taken from these six raids.[18] Many others were left homeless, their livelihoods destroyed, their livestock stolen or killed. So much wealth did the Comanches obtain that the number of raids dropped off slightly for the next three years, but resumed even more intensely between 1844 and 1848—after the Comanches had made peace with Texas.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comanche%E2%80%93Mexico_Wars

  106. Neoconned says:
    @Thomas

    Exactly….this is why talk of reparations is so dangerous…..it literally is a bottomless pitt of claims and counterclaims….blacks want reparations and then Natives and Mexicans look at them and smile and say “you squatting on my land beeotch”….

    Whiskeys right….only Mexican reparations can mean 1 thing & 1 thing alone…..the return of the SW Atzlan and the dismemberment of this country….

    It was a joke on King of the Hill but if you travel via Amtrak from Houston to LA you see a LOTTA military bases on or within 200 miles of the border. They’ll never admit it but they’re there for a damn good reason
    …..to keep the Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase and Texas Republic firmly in Yankee hands….in case of a Chicano uprising of sorts or full on invasion by the Mexican army….make no mistake “we took that land and we aint giving it back….”

  107. MBlanc46 says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    I remember the old boy. That quote is perhaps the perfect definition of an international relations realist.

  108. Neoconned says:
    @allahu akbar

    Yeah but wtf is there left to loot? In all seriousness probably what? Half of Americans live in Chinese manufactured Mexican assembled crackerbox houses with structural issues that will be too expensive to fix rearing their ugly heads over the coming 20 yrs….the nation is 27 TRILLION – yes with a T trillion in debt…..

    Even if we give reparations to blacks or whatever by the time they cash the checks our foreign creditors will have called in our debts….payable in hard currency and/or precious metals etc and/or they’ll simply dump their dollars and dollar denominated assets.

    The Mexicans or the blacks or whoever may get their reparations funny money but it won’t be worth more than something to wipe their ass with. Foreigners won’t want that sh-t….

    Where are we going to get reparations money from? If you seize small time white investor’s 401ks or IRAs there will simply be a mass exodus from the markets and the currency….do these activists want Weimar toilet paper money as their reparations?

  109. Neoconned says:
    @Redman

    Exactly….once you remove Bernie and his policy proposals you have…..what? More neolib wars in Syria etc? Who gives a damn aboit that? Get rid of the cops? Then what? Who’s going to prosecute the vigilantes when they mow your gang of thugs down with rifle fire and hang the bodies up on power polls as a warning to other criminal elements?

    Without Bernie the Dems are what? Moar immigration and fight climate change….even though they dont have coherent policies to deal with either issue….?

  110. Neoconned says:
    @syonredux

    I wonder how all those latinos busting their ass to afford to stay in California and pay off their mortgage feel about gibs to…..jamaicans and Nigerians who arrived in the…..1980s?

  111. Neoconned says:
    @Gordo

    Are you a veteran of the Falkland Islands War? I’ve read 3 books on it over the yrs and your reference to the whaling station is quite obscure….

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  112. @Anonymous

    How about we send them all back to Mexico? Anyway A white antifa is better than some wetback.

  113. @Reg Cæsar

    Implying the Republicans aren’t the ones bring in immigrants. Both the DNC and GOP are both sides of the same Shekel.

  114. @Ancient Briton

    I’m not sure exactly what the French and Indian war had to do with the Louisiana Purchase.

    Please enlighten me.

  115. Charon says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    The very definition of “Damning with faint praise.”

  116. Gordo says:
    @Neoconned

    Negative, I saw that one out watching it on TV.

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