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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

American Driving in 2021: Reckless and Wreckful
Steve Sailer

January 12, 2022

Evidence continues to pile up that the twin historic disasters of 2020—the dreaded Covid pandemic and the celebrated racial reckoning—have left Americans crazier and lazier.

Last week, I reported that my tabulation of year-end homicide counts from 44 of the 50 biggest cities found that killings were up 45 percent in 2021 versus 2019. This week, I find from a sample of 30 states and selected cities that have already reported year-end traffic fatalities that car crash deaths grew 17 percent from 2019 to 2021. Those are both unusually huge two-year increases.

All in all, America’s new normal is a pretty miserable one.

Here’s my collection of 30 early reporting states and a half-dozen cities in the other 20 states that haven’t yet posted their 2021 traffic deaths online or released them to local news media. Together, these places comprise 56 percent of the U.S. population.

Here’s the top of the table with the biggest two year increases in car crash deaths:

Read the whole table and whole essay there.

Americans appear to be getting themselves killed per mile driven about 20% more in 2021 than in 2019.

 
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  1. Watch this 18-second video.

    • LOL: JimDandy
    • Replies: @Pat Hannagan
  2. What’s the situation like in Canada, Australia, NZ, and Europe?

    Are these trends global or localized to America?

  3. Batman says:

    How much of the traffic fatality spike was due to intoxicated driving? A plausible story you could tell is the only thing keeping lots of addicts sober was 12 step meetings in a group setting. When groups could no longer gather due to COVID-19, a lot of addicts’ fell off the wagon hard.

  4. … the dreaded Covid pandemic …

    Not all of us dreaded the Covid pandemic. I, for one, knew well before the end of March of ’20 that Americans were being subject to PanicFest Infotainment.

    What I dreaded, Steve, was the Totalitarianism inherent in the powers to LOCKDOWN businesses and whole districts at will, ban events at will, proclaim curfews, and lately, force people to take part in a vaccine experiment, or else be banned from participating in society. I saw this coming early on. If you are so happy that “we’ve beaten this thing”, well, what we haven’t beaten is the new Totalitarianism. The precedents have been set.

    All in all, America’s new normal is a pretty miserable one.

    Yeah, forget your driving and murder stats. The new normal is more powers for the government and loss of almost all remaining liberty. That’s the new normal. Going along with the PanicFest enabled that new normal.

    When you point your finger, cause your plans fell through,
    you’ve got three more fingers pointing at you, yeah!

  5. Tim says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What’s the situation like in Canada, Australia, NZ, and Europe?

    Are these trends global or localized to America?

    That’s a good question. I would think that the increase is in direct proportion to police’s concern about getting called racist for pulling people over for speeding while black. No one wants to pull some guy over after a 110 mile an hour chase, just to get a smart phone camera in his/her face asking if he would pull over a white man going 110 mph. Especially, when the doughnut shop is giving police a 25% discount.

  6. JimDandy says:

    You’d have to be really crazy or desperate to ride the El these days, so maybe more moderately crazy/desperate people are driving. Also, in 2020 cops became roughly 3,500% less likely to pull people over for Driving While Black.

  7. Polistra says:

    Woke judge who sent Officer Kim Potter to the slammer saying she wouldn’t permit her to spend one last Christmas with her family: “I can’t treat this case any different from any other case” turns around and lets a young career criminal free to attend a family funeral, because reasons. He promptly vanishes.

    • LOL: J.Ross, El Dato
    • Replies: @Moses
    , @Alden
    , @Mike Tre
    , @G. Poulin
  8. Are accidents up similarly, or are the accident victims suddenly dying more often?

  9. Bravo for your consistent commentary on traffic deaths. Traffic safety is an unglamorous subject, but reckless driving kills and maims a huge number of Americans. I wish more serious minded people took the subject…seriously.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  10. Check your spreadsheet. Some of the city numbers look off.

  11. @Bragadocious

    So because more minorities drive like shit, the inanimate cameras are racist. Only in our current clown world would that be taken as a serious issue.

  12. Jacksonville, FL to San Diego, CA in ~24 hours in a Mercedes E63 AMG:

    Fake Cop Car (Audi S6) does Cannonball Run in 25:39 during Covid panic:

    • Thanks: Emil Nikola Richard
    • Replies: @HammerJack
  13. @Tim

    Ok. So if not for the de-policing prompted by the 2020 BLM riots/protests, perhaps none of the above would’ve happened? If not for the de-policing, the pre-2020 trendlines (with respect to crime, homicide, and traffic fatalities) would’ve just continued for the foreseeable future?

    Here’s another question. Many of the states with the largest increases in traffic fatalities (Vermont, Montana, Utah, South Dakota) have small Black populations. If Black agitation was the driving factor in creating conditions in which traffic fatalities could soar, wouldn’t we expect the above list of states (referenced in the blog post) to mostly include states with notable concentrations of Blacks?

    If this was a Red/Blue issue, would the above list include Montana, Utah, and South Dakota? It seems like political affiliation isn’t a determinative factor either.

    What exactly explains Utah, Montana, and South Dakota?

  14. Alrenous says: • Website

    Crime has been going up for nearly 150 years. I don’t think this week’s increment can be called a disaster.

    Again, something like 98% of crime is already reasonably preventable. This is already disastrous. Putting it to 98.5% or 99% is merely another layer of icing on the anarcho-tyranny cake.

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  15. Russia has defeated the U.S. In Kazakhstan.

    • Agree: James of Africa
    • Replies: @Paul Rise
  16. Altai says:

    It’s even more impressive when you consider that many of those months were during effective lockdowns and one would expect less conscientious people to be the ones on the roads and more conscientious people were still at home. And for there to be fewer pedestrians to hit.

    Indicating that the craziest ones were really going out there and getting themselves killed.

    Maybe less packed roads led to them taking advantage of the long straights to speed to their deaths?

    Society is filled with people for whom the rules aren’t a problem, they don’t think about them and it’s made up of people who see every letup as a chance to express their true self.

    I don’t think people have gotten crazier, I think the section of the population inclined to high risk taking and impulsive actions with a high threshold for arousal have just become a little bit less repressed by the ones who aren’t via the police and are more able to live their preferred lifestyle.

    • Agree: Alden
    • Thanks: Moses
  17. Moses says:

    From the Propublica article:

    Rodney Perry has been caught in the cycle of ticketing. The 28-year-old entrepreneur quit his job at a logistics firm last spring to build a digital marketing and production company. The work leads him to drive past the city’s cameras more than he did in his previous job. Last year, Perry received three tickets for running red lights and eight for speeding.

    Lol note the passive voice “…has been caught in the cycle of ticketing.”

    The jokes write themselves.

    How long do we have to keep pretending the emperor is wearing clothes? This is getting ridiculous.

    We can’t share a country with these people.

  18. Moses says:
    @Polistra

    File again under “Non-Whites hate Whites.”

  19. CW Acumen says:

    … I find from a sample of 30 states and selected cities that have already reported year-end traffic fatalities that car crash deaths grew 17 percent from 2019 to 2021.

    Clearly, this calls for a two week ban on driving to ‘flatten the curve’. I heard that technique works wonders.

    • Replies: @Anon7
  20. “Japan is a serious country”. But not a diverse one, so they don’t count.

  21. @JohnnyWalker123

    I think car accident rates in Australia and Canada are pretty steady. Interestingly, they have spiked up a bit in New Zealand, where the government is myopically focused on Covid and police tend to be hesitant to pull over Maoris in unregistered cars. It also probably doesn’t help that many New Zealanders are more worried about tidal waves than car accidents, even though there hasn’t had a deadly tidal wave in New Zealand for at least a thousand years.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Anonymous
    , @JMcG
  22. Ralph L says:

    COVID pushed a lot of big city commuters out of public transportation and into cars they weren’t used to driving. Then the masks they wore while driving alone reduced oxygen flow to their brains and they drove like idiots.

  23. The New Woke Army suddenly found itself capable of releasing a whole slew of non-diverse promo shots. For “Robin Sage” — its new domestic counter-insurgency training force. Guess who the targets will be?

    https://www.stripes.com/branches/army/2022-01-10/army-training-realistic-guerrilla-war-north-carolina-robin-sage-exercise-4244611.html

  24. J.Ross says:

    But the DOJ is doing “red folders” (faking white domestic terrorist actions) at a Clintonesque clip. More “insurrection” soon, like the uncalled-for gun rallies at the capitols of Michigan and Virginia. To be followed by swift resolute heroism celebrated in the lyingpress. Unto and until it is followed by dead feds.
    We’re back in Reno country. They will overreach until their fingers get burnt. For the sake of all that is good, let’s hope cops stay fetal. And may every single blind boomer who hopes things just kind of go back to normal on their own get SWATted by the FBI’s new war on white American citizens.
    Let’s not hope cops “come back.” If they come back they arrest Steve. Let’s either have order (starting at the border, and including the ruthless prosecution of corrupt politicians at all levels, and the summary firing of flag officers who think losing is smart) or let’s embrace disorder.
    ——
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    Biden: Hello?
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    Biden: I was wondering if maybe you could stop developing nuclear weapons and firing rockets.
    KJU: Oh cool, you saw that, awesome. In exchange for what?
    Biden: Uh, I was wondering if you could just do it.
    KJU: … in exchange for what?
    Biden: Please?
    KJU: [putting down ham] Joe, are you a woman?
    Biden: What?
    KJU: Are you a little sandwich making bitch?
    Biden: Uh …
    KJU: Do I look like a little sandwich making bitch?
    What is this %@^#!%& conversation about? Did you really just call me to discuss feelings?
    Biden: Well look, I was once dictator of part of Korea —
    KJU: No you weren’t you \$&\[email protected]^%# liar. Do you have something to offer, you doddering retard dog food golem?
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    KJU: Okay, I have to watch my soaps. Do call back if you think of anything to offer me.

  25. J.Ross says:
    @Batman

    Agree plus what about addicts not even in groups who now had nothing to do but indulge on the government’s dime?
    The lockdown was a murderous disaster and now the CDC has effectively admitted it was all for a lie. Let’s hinge all respect for and cooperation with cops on CDC prosecutions.

    • Replies: @dcthrowback
    , @clyde
  26. J.Ross says:
    @Tim

    Prediction: the trend is proportional to diversity, so Swedish areas of Sweden won’t show similar numbers but “refugee” areas of Sweden will.

  27. anonymous[371] • Disclaimer says:

    The 4chan /pol/ red deer prophecy – a famous posting from June 2021 – is that the escalating tide of irrational behaviour and accidents now, is largely associated with the brain- and life-destroying side effects of the covid vaccinations … People going crazy as spike proteins and prions destroy brain cells, but also dying as they have heart seizures whilst driving

    In heavily-vaccinated countries, we are running national death rates about 10-20% over normal now, and it is not ‘covid’ … all those hundreds of athletes suddenly having heart attacks on the field, like never before in history, hundreds of athletes dead, media saying it is ‘pandemic stress’ or ‘climate change’ or ‘sudden adult death syndrome’ lol … even the fully-vaxed President of the European Parliament, age 65 David Sassoli, also just died this week of ‘immune system failure’

    Real life timing is only somewhat delayed, but this is widely held now to be coming true:

  28. Except for Illinois, Massachusetts and Connecticut (Minnesota could go either way) these are escape-to states, not escape-from ones. How many of these accidents involve out-of-staters?

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Bill Jones
  29. @Batman

    Church attendance has markedly declined in person and recovery , especially in person, remains very uncertain.
    The disciplinary role community plays in forcing people to sober up/clean up/ keep the waist trim enough to squeeze into a suit x1 or x2 per week is underestimated …..

    Your point is a good one: even if meetings still occur, does social distancing make them less effective by making them emotionally cooler, less intimate, offering less accountability? Did AA facilitators (term??) relocate the meeting to larger rooms that were less familiar, and did that help or worsen ? Are recovering alcoholics less candid if their contributions are being broadcast to online attendees, and does that reduce meeting effectiveness?

    Keeping liquor stores open during lockdowns whist closing churches was a terrible message to society, especially vulnerable alcoholics……

  30. Mr. Anon says:

    OT – The contemporary college admissions racket: sociopathic liars compete to fabricate the most compelling sob-stories for academic prizes:

    ‘Rhodes Scholar’ claimed she grew up poor and abused — then her story started to unravel

    https://nypost.com/2022/01/11/rhodes-scholar-denied-honor-after-dishonesty-about-life-story/

    In the old days, such things were decided by grades, test scores, etc. Now they are awarded based on how many hard knocks you (claim to) have. I have no sympathy for the colleges in question. When they invite people “lie to me”, they shouldn’t be surprised that they get lied to.

    An important predictor of this girl’s behavior: she did not grow up with her father.

    A perhaps more important predictor: her name is “Mackenzie”.

    • Agree: Art Deco
    • LOL: AnotherDad
    • Replies: @bomag
  31. Anon[225] • Disclaimer says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Traffic violence is spiking in the US, but not so much in rest of advanced world. Traffic violence in the US now extraordinarily high:

    4x England and Germany
    2x Canada
    0.99x Mexico

  32. @anonymous

    “the escalating tide of irrational behaviour and accidents now, is largely associated with the brain- and life-destroying side effects of the covid vaccinations”

    So that’s why people went nuts in 2020!

    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @HA
  33. @Alt Right Moderate

    Yeah, but tidal waves are scary. So of my most memorable nightmares have been about tidal waves.

  34. @JohnnyWalker123

    South Dakota had a big increase in murders in 2020:

    but I don’t yet know what happened in 2021 since the state won’t tabulate murders until March.

    For some reason, a number of states are almost as quick as Japan in counting up traffic fatalities, but fewer seem to keep track of murders like that.

    To give some scale, there were 25k murders in 2020 nationally and around 42k traffic fatalities, so they are fairly comparable in scale.

  35. Mr. Anon says:
    @Batman

    There is also the simple fact that when people are cut off from having to interact with other people, they become more selfish and uncaring – they increasingly just don’t give a damn about other people. We see evidence of this in all those socially responsible humanitarians who display unrestrained gleefulness at the deaths of those filthy, un-vaxxed untermenschen.

  36. @Alrenous

    Crime has been going up for nearly 150 years.

    Crime was incredibly low in the 1940s and 1950s, at least in Europe and the U.S. (Not counting the little war.) Crime has been low in Japan for as long as I know.

    • Replies: @Alrenous
  37. OT – David Baddiel on why in general Gentiles shouldn’t play Jews, and in particular Helen Mirren shouldn’t play Golda Meir.

    https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jan/12/helen-mirren-golda-meir-maureen-lipman-david-baddiel-row-jews-bojack-horseman

    “… mightily abused on social media for saying it – which is what happened last week to Maureen Lipman, after she suggested, on being asked about the casting of Helen Mirren in a biopic of Israel’s former prime minister Golda Meir, that Jewish parts should perhaps be played by Jewish actors.

    I’m going to claim some credit – or, for those (and it seems there are many) who hate this suggestion, responsibility – for this, because I’m aware that Lipman (like Sarah Silverman, who said something very similar as regards the castings of Kathryn Hahn as Joan Rivers and Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg) has read my book Jews Don’t Count. It’s a polemic expressing my opinion that, over a period of extreme intensification of the progressive conversation about representation and inclusion and microaggression and what is and isn’t offensive to minorities, one minority – Jews – has been routinely neglected.”

    I think his argument, fast becoming THE argument, is that “minorities” should be played by minorities, but “majority” (i.e. white European) parts are for everyone.

    As witness the current RSC production of Much Ado About Nothing, whose setting is sixteenth-century Sicily.

    The director is this guy, Roy Alexander Wiese, who left college in 2011, has an MBE, is artistic director of the Royal Exchange in Manchester, and can talk with a straight face about his systematic oppression.

    https://www.manchesterworld.uk/whats-on/roy-alexander-weise-theatre-needs-to-reflect-the-audiences-we-want-in-the-building-3454489

    • Replies: @Emil Nikola Richard
  38. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Thank you for this irrefutable proof, Troof! Just as you’ve been saying—it’s dem white boys doing all the speeding. Huh? What?

    PS: Who thinks the cops in the USA drive Audis?

    • Replies: @Ralph L
  39. @Altai

    Society is filled with people for whom the rules aren’t a problem, they don’t think about them and it’s made up of people who see every letup as a chance to express their true self.

  40. @JohnnyWalker123

    At our morning Teams meeting one of my colleagues informed everyone he’d had “the booster”. Right after, another, my best company mate, said he’s getting his today.

    At that point the boss said how “on that note” he’s been getting lots of feedback from our customers and they’ll soon be implementing the government recommended 3 month “booster” after the first two shots. He then extolled the virtues of covid vaccines at length exhorting us all to get one as soon as we can to support our fellow Australians in this time of dire need (or similar cliche).

    Speaking to my parents over the phone they’re almost inchoate with rage at how Djokovic could run roughshod over our sovereign borders, endangering our lives with his flagrantly unvaccinated body.

    All of these people are rational, fully grown adults, with a lifetime of experience, lots of them highly intelligent, competent people who’ve completely thrown themselves over to media driven fear, or something else far more sinister.

    Whatever 2021 was, 2022 is going to be worse. At least this time I know I’m living in a nightmare, I just wish I could wake up and find myself back in 1984 again.

  41. Anonymous[149] • Disclaimer says:

    Japan, though, is a serious country

    Really?

    Not serious, just more cautious.

    See the bright side. Our roads are now more fun.

  42. @anonymous

    I think the athletes keeling over bit is quite likely, but I live in a heavily-jabbed area and so far there are no signs of the zombie apocalypse.

    If I want to see people in grocery stores screaming or cars parked sideways in the middle of the street I can visit the more diverse parts of our great cities, but they were already like that in 2019.

    One thing I do notice is that nearly every paper, be it the Daily Mail or the Stoke Sentinel, will have a feature somewhere about an unvaccinated person who is either dead or at death’s door, and quoted as saying “I really wish I’d had the vaccine – don’t be like me“. It seems orchestrated.

  43. AceDeuce says:

    I’ve been looking at this whole thing going on for the past couple of years–and, actually, for quite a few years before that-certainly the last 20-25 years, and have determined that The Man Upstairs has gotten tired of our growing misdeeds and cluelessness, and has taken to periodically launching His Divine Foot up our collective arse, hoping that we will wake TF up and right this ship before it’s too late.

    How many more kicks will it take? More than what we’ve gotten so far, that’s for sure.

  44. @JohnnyWalker123

    Everything in NSW is going swimmingly, all according to plan and expectation, no one is dropping in the streets, there are no dead bodies strewn across asphalt, jutting out of windows, blasted across windscreens.

    There’s a rising sense of hysteria that’s palpable in the wet humid constantly raining 30 degree summer air.

    There are no bushfires.

    The nights are balmy with cool zephyrs ghasped across your chest.

    Traffic is thin if somewhat angry and tailgating.

    Faint stale smells of beer hover like swamp gas at midday.

    I think we’re going to make 2022 our best year yet!

  45. @Steve Sailer

    Australian data

    https://theconversation.com/despite-lockdowns-1-142-australians-including-66-kids-died-on-our-roads-in-the-past-year-heres-what-we-need-to-do-170021

    I wouldn’t have guessed that more kids would be killed but maybe it goes with more speeding by young hoons. Of course the big less urbanised states are more dangerous.

  46. El Dato says:
    @anonymous

    People going crazy as spike proteins and prions destroy brain cells, but also dying as they have heart seizures whilst driving

    Quite an adventurous statement.

  47. Hodag says:

    Sam Zimbabwe seems like an alias, like Ron Mexico.

  48. OT, but are lesbian couples more likely to be criminal than women in general?

    I see het couples in news reports all the time for stuff like drug dealing or fraud, but not this sort of thing – using their NHS database access to target the terminally ill and steal their opiates.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10393597/Female-paramedic-couple-jailed-five-years-posing-nurses-steal-morphine.html

    Officers established at least 25 burglaries had been carried out by Lambert and Silvester over a period of nine months from December 2020.

    The investigation found they stole medication from three further properties by knocking on doors and convincing occupants they were collecting the medication for legitimate reasons after their loved ones had passed away.

    They also carried out multiple thefts from the ambulance service between 2018 and 2021.

    During their enquiries, police were able to return medical equipment to the NHS, valued at over £14,000.

    Detective Sergeant Jay Robinson from Kent Police’s Chief Constable’s Crime Squad said: ‘When reports came in regarding suspicious individuals visiting properties looking for medication, further work was carried out to review earlier burglary reports to Kent Police to see if they were linked. This led to the scale of Lambert and Silvester’s offending becoming clear.

    ‘These offences were an astonishing abuse of position. These two thieves, whose jobs were to care for those in need, were plotting and stealing crucial medication from terminally ill patients.’

    An awful lot of people have access to the NHS database, which will have a lot of pretty personal data on it, from people’s sexual habits to who’s being prescribed opiates (or viagra). I hope someone in charge is monitoring who accesses it and why.

    “Silvester’s login details were used 1,847 times to access the NHS computer system”

    • Replies: @kihowi
  49. @houston 1992

    1) Fewer new cars with new safety features were sold–perhaps 4 million . That may affect the numbers a little as old clunkers were repaired –perhaps less well than before Covid and driven harder than their age and maintenance level warranted ….

    2) were drivers distracted by watching Netflix on their larger screen smart phones?

  50. Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic and world 4x400m relay medallist Deon Lendore has been killed in a car crash in Texas at the age of 29.

    Lendore was driving home after coaching at Texas A&M university.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/59964476

    • Replies: @Emil Nikola Richard
  51. clyde says:

    You can blame getting The Jab and multiple Covid xyz Jabs for some of these accidents. These are called vaxxidents.
    Has a Twitter hashtag too >> https://twitter.com/hashtag/vaxxident
    Google search gives About 4,430 results for “vaxxident”.

    Due to Jabs or getting a real case of the Covids –
    Your brain gets turned into medicated goo in billions of nano-locations. Then you will be driving impaired. The hallmark of a vaxxident is that the vaxxed person piles up his vehicle on a clear day, with not much traffic around. His brain suddenly jerks and spazzes out. His feet and hands jerk. He does the old, jam on the gas pedal because you think it is the brake pedal. And off the road he goes, into the trees and bushes. Lesser vaxxidents are dinging other cars when trying to park

    You have tens of millions here getting these experimental (non-FDA approved as of now) injections, you will get tens of thousands doing experimental driving, getting in vaxxidents.

  52. El Dato says:
    @HammerJack

    I think Russia should get the UN Security Council on this case.

    Training for warfare against one’s own populace is not a good sign. The US should at least submit a detailed explanation what this is all about.

    Also, the Moderna booster dose (a half-dose) really hammers. Also, my heart inflammation risk is now probably through the roof, but what can you do.

  53. On topic, UK road deaths (measured for some reason to June each year) were down 11% July 2020-June 2021.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/reported-road-casualties-in-great-britain-provisional-estimates-year-ending-june-2021/reported-road-casualties-in-great-britain-provisional-estimates-year-ending-june-2021

    There were an estimated 1,390 reported road deaths in the year ending June 2021, a decrease of 11% compared to the year ending June 2020. There was a decrease of 22% compared to the 3 rolling year average for 2017 to 2019 (prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic).

    There were an estimated 24,530 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties in the year ending June 2021, a decrease of 6% compared to the year ending June 2020. There was a decrease of 22% compared to the 3 rolling year average for 2017 to 2019.

    It figures as road traffic dropped dramatically during the lockdowns. It was pretty nice driving (if you had to) during those months. At the same time people were being stopped by police for (say) driving to the Brecon Beacons for exercise.

    BTW I think Boris is toast – Dominic Cummings has hammered the final nail in his coffin by revealing that a civil servant close to him arranged for a “socially distanced drinks party” at No 10 in May 2020 – a time when everywhere was locked down, you couldn’t visit your elderly aunt in her care home and there weren’t such things as covid tests for the general public (or even many health staff).

    You never know… “events, dear boy, events” may come along and save him. But if the Tories get hammered in the local government elections in May (which seems nailed on) the quiet men in grey suits will be calling on him.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10390723/How-Dominic-Cummings-lit-fuse-latest-Number-10-party-row.html

    • Replies: @Stillderswine
  54. El Dato says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I am at the point where everything between end of 2019 and uh… 2022? Really? is a wash.

    What happened?

  55. I tried to read your Taki Mag thing but I could only glance through and hide my face away

    Evidence continues to pile

    In 2020,

    Thus, the number of motorists

    coincidence that there has been a Ferguson Effect an

    In other words, the Japanese.

    Japan, though, is a serious country while the United States is becoming ever more the land of wishful thinking and make-believe.

    Who are you appealing to?

    Who?

    This is a constant underlying premise of your posts that you’re an insider who’s appealing to the cooler heads of some club that we, the not privileged, who are not privy to the inner workings of this super, above our type big brained club has decided what’s in the best interests of us, some sort of inner sanctum which you’re representing on behalf of us.

    Who is your audience?

  56. Ann K. says:

    Americans are getting vaxxier and boostier.

  57. @Batman

    Let’s not forget that roughly 1/3 of drunk driving arrests are illegals – one could probably back into a solid linkage between increased illegals on our roads and drunk driving / traffic fatalities.

  58. Anon[378] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    When I was younger, tidal waves were my most memorable nightmares as well. Maybe like quicksand and electric eels, they were played up by media in the 70’s? Now my nightmares are about screwed up and lost college class schedules and huge papers due at end of semester (dreams I didn’t have while attending college at the time). Damn vaccines.

    • Replies: @JMcG
  59. @Bragadocious

    Not only are traffic cameras raysiss, they vaporize blacks’ valid driver licenses and proof of insurance!

  60. AndrewR says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    You know there are other countries in the world, right?

  61. @JohnnyWalker123

    Many of the states with the largest increases in traffic fatalities (Vermont, Montana, Utah, South Dakota) have small Black populations.

    I feel like we had a similar discussion about murders a year or so ago, but I can’t find it now.

    As I recall, the upshot was that a lot of it was just the law of small numbers. Basically, states with small black populations have very few murders (traffic fatalities) so a few extra/fewer incidents catapults these states to extreme ends of the percent-change column. Note that small non-black states also dominate the low/negative end of the percent-change spectrum: Wyoming, Hawaii, Nebraska, Maine, etc. States you might think of as the “usual suspects” were firmly clustered in the middle: Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri (the “middle” here is the 1/6th upswing Steve is talking about, which is still pretty bad).

    My recollection is that during the parallel murder discussion, I tracked down stats for all the murders in one of these small outlier states, and the biggest change was that the state’s tiny black population had gotten like 300% more murdery, which pushed the whole state out to the extremes of percent-change even though it was almost undetectable as absolute numbers (except to the victims and their families of course).

    Anyway, I suspect it is similar with driving fatalities.

  62. The number of people you see casually texting while hurtling down the interstate is insane. No regard for their surroundings or the lives of their fellow drivers, pedestrians, or even themselves. This behavior has to be de-normalized.

    • Agree: bomag
  63. AndrewR says:
    @blackbourn

    For many years I have taken traffic safety more seriously than anyone I know, so it’s nice to find someone of a similar mind. People who demand that guns be banned just because a couple dozen people per year die in mass shootings just shrug their shoulders when you point out that a single day on American roads produce more casualties than a year’s worth of mass shootings.

    At least part of it is the centrality of cars to American culture. Not only is this country designed so as to make life almost impossible for most people without a car, but car manufacturing and everything related to cars (including collision repair and medical care for crash victims) makes up such a big part of our economy. All I can do is shake my head and avoid driving as much as possible.

  64. @HammerJack

    Back in the 70s the Special Forces training battalions would dragoon Army truck drivers and cooks to serve as guerilla forces to oppose the trainees. The mock guerillas were told to wear civilian clothes and would run around Camp McCall with their SF handlers. On one of those campouts I met an SF Captain who had been in the Waffen SS during WWII, and was then in the U.S. Army. He drove a camoflaged Volkswagon “Thing” out in the field, which I thought was pretty funny. I believe his name was Capt. Hermann, which resonated with me because the black dudes had nicknamed me Hermann due to my resemblance to TV’s “Hermann Munster”. During one night airdrop he guided the C-130 over the trees instead of the drop zone we had setup so the trainees would be forced to do tree landings, which are quite hazardous. A couple of them ended up with broken legs and thus failed the course.

    Anther humorous memory was the urban black fellows who were told to wear civies to this assignment, and some of them showed up in brightly colored disco pants and platform shoes, which were not really conducive to pretend jungle warfare operations. Overall though I enjoyed the chance to get away from work and basically go backpacking for a few weeks, with some Hollywood ambushes thrown in to stoke our marshal fantasies.

  65. Alden says:
    @Polistra

    Judge Chu is a racist witch. It’s so naive and ignorant to believe that Asians will ever leave the people of color alliance against Whites.

    They bloc vote democrat without even noticing the candidates. Such as London Breed of San Francisco and Lori Lightfoot of Chicago De Blasio of New York and the radical politicians of Seattle and Minneapolis St Paul. Every radical progressive hell hole city in America has a substantial Asian minority. And they bloc vote democrat. Asians bloc vote for the pro criminal Soros prosecutors. Asians bloc vote for the hate White party; the democrats.

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
  66. David says:

    Vermont traffic deaths were higher in each of the years 2016 to 2018 than in 2019 and 2020. A line fitted to 2016 to 2021 indicates slight negative trend. If you change the time period to 2014-21, trend is positive, and to 2008-21, it’s negative again.

  67. Alden says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Very few highway patrolmen and driving 110 miles an hour on those very low traffic freeways might explain it. I’ve driven across the entire state of Utah east to west and not seen one highway patrol car in 2 days. 100 miles an hour and the locals tail gate you trying to make you go faster. Could also be parents allowing 14 year olds to drive because of the long distances.

    But Texas New Mexico and Arizona have the same sparse population long distances and 110 mile an hour drivers on the empty freeways. And don’t have the same highway deaths

  68. Alden says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Given what happened to Derek Chauvin and Kim Potter, I’d say Minnesota is an escape from state.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  69. Mike Tre says:

    Would be interested to see a breakdown between passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle fatalities during the same time period. Motorcycle fatalities as well.

    The fact that South Dakota and Montana increased so much but Wyoming decreased significantly is interesting. SD was one of the least lockdowned states, with a small negro population. Is marijuana legal there?

    Another interesting phenomenon is the 100% increase in car jackings since George Michael Pink Floyd committed suicide.

    Since almost all passenger vehicles the last 5-10 years sound an annoying alarm if the vehicle moves while the driver wears no seat belt, I’m guessing the ejection fatalities can be attributed to people driving older vehicles. And who loves their 2005-2008 era Nissan Altimas??

  70. Mike Tre says:
    @Polistra

    B, b, b, b, but… Asians are supposed to be the GOOD immigrants! Because they’re really smart!

  71. Wokechoke says:
    @Almost Missouri

    Wouldn’t surprise me. The New Mogadishu in New England might be the host or source of the driving fatalities uptick.

  72. Causation is always a difficult thing, but the 1960s-1990s urban crime wave and resultant flight to suburban redoubts certainly led to substantial growth in serious automobile accidents. This was probably partly a function of an increase in absolute miles driven, and partly a function of riskier driving (i.e., in the old neighborhood you patronized the corner taproom and stumbled home, whereas in suburban America you drove home from the bar soused).

    In this case, the trends are too sudden, so I’d lean towards cops making decisions with self-preservation in mind when it comes to the second most volatile/dangerous situation they regularly encounter (the first, as in the case of Jacob Blake, being a domestic dispute) where a mistake or some bad luck can make you the instantly most famous white man in the United States.

  73. Anon[369] • Disclaimer says:

    The laptop class has been driving less and in 2020 and 2021 there was a huge increase in grocery pickup and delivery. Sales went from 1.2 billion in 8/2019 to 4 billion in 3/2020 to 7.2 billion in 6/2020. By the end of 2021 it had leveled off to 6.4 billion but still a six-fold increase of pickup and delivery pre-COVID-19. So you had a huge percentage of the laptop class (more cautious drivers w/ Volvo SUVs) not driving around and much larger percentage of people who previously worked in stationary service jobs now making their money by driving their shitcan cars around picking up and dropping off groceries to the laptop-class shut-ins.


    Sales of grocery delivery and pickup in the United States in August 2019 and March to October 2021 (in billion U.S. dollars)

    Similarly, since COVID-19 outbreak there has been a major increase in independent Amazon delivery drivers, using their own shitcan cars to make as many deliveries as possible in a day. With the laptop class sitting on Zoom calls and ordering crap there has been a major demand for independent or contract Amazon drivers and they’re becoming less picky about who drives for them.

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-01/amazon-s-answer-to-delivery-driver-shortage-recruit-pot-smokers

    Amazon’s Answer to Delivery Driver Shortage: Recruit Pot Smokers
    Company urges contractors to halt testing for marijuana use
    Some delivery companies fear potential insurance, legal risk

    …Amazon delivery contractors are often outbid by school bus companies, where drivers can make more than \$20 an hour and are home for dinner. Amazon contract drivers typically earn \$17 an hour and often work late into the night to keep up with demand…

  74. @anonymous

    all those hundreds of athletes suddenly having heart attacks on the field, like never before in history, hundreds of athletes dead,

    Don’t know about that. In the USA of the approx. 2500-3000 pro athletes of the four major sports, the vast majority of whom are vaxxed, none has died. In NCAA sports, I know of one death (Jamain Stephens of Cal.)supposedly of a blood clot caused by Covid(maybe, maybe not). So in a population of several hundred thousand mostly vaxxed there is no epidemic of deaths. Color me skeptical that this exists elsewhere among athletes.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    , @Barnard
  75. For those of us who rely heavily on intuition, this is not a surprise. In fact, when I saw Steve’s headline, I thought it was simply a rehash of what we have been witnessing for some time now…

    Look: All of this stuff is the same rehash of what has been going on for a very long time. Steve is one of a few who are blowing their horns. We are listening, but what matters is, can you bring in new people who didn’t know these things? Then, can you please tell us what to do about it?

    That’s it: Could you, Steve, please suggest what we admiring readers can do about all this?

    Because, if you don’t, then of what value is all of your writing? Are you willing to go that far?

    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Jack D
    , @SFG
  76. bomag says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Interesting, thanks.

    Seems to be no remorse on her part; she’s filed a lawsuit against Penn for not believing hard enough:

    “Where I’ve landed is that I have a right to write about my experiences as I experienced them. Period.”

    Undergrad Political Science; maybe a Masters in Social Work. Just what we need more of. (sarc)

    Note also that schools are softening the definition of disadvantaged background to help the attractive upper middle class demographic: OMG! I broke a nail!

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  77. @HammerJack

    This is all about careers, retirements, pensions. The Biden admin and justice department are putting their political capital into combating white supremacy. Federal employees who want continued career gibs had better get with the program to elevate this threat. One can assume that any vocal white supremacy group is federally funded, and that any overt racist sentiments at Trump rallies are FBI or media fabricated.

  78. @HammerJack

    Giving the finger to diversity certainly makes it seem like they mean business, find a way to Metoo or cancel them! They look like a bunch of transphobes….where is Gen. Milley when you need him?

  79. @Almost Missouri

    The law of small numbers was what I suspected too, A.M., when I saw these States in question. Yes, everywhere has black people now, and if you get suddenly 10% more in a couple of years of the worst types, you could see big % increases.

    I also though about the “refugees” that the Lutherans and other evil, errr, compassionate groups have been importing into many western States. They may affect both the murder and driving stats, when you are dealing with small numbers. Many are dysfunctional as all hell when compared to traditional White society.

    • Replies: @Almost Missouri
  80. @Reg Cæsar

    My assumption was that they were killed while fleeing.
    Crazed Fear probably doesn’t make for safer driving.

  81. @Achmed E. Newman

    Biden announces every health insurance policy in America is hereby rewritten to pay 100% for up to 8 home covid tests a month. Rewriting private contracts is a road to economic ruin, protecting property rights lifted most of humanity out of horrible poverty.

    They didn’t even have congress pass some sort of law, legal procedure be damned.

    What do the elite think, that the CEO is going to be paying for all the tests out of his pocket? the shareholders?

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  82. Of course Sam Zimbabwe formerly Zimmerman uses ‘daylight’ as a verb. I’ll bet he pees sitting down.

  83. @Batman

    There are online meetings and some of them are pretty good. But it could be a small factor.

    I think the Biden bucks are a bigger factor. More money to pick up a few nips on the road and for that ridiculously strong pot they have now. I don’t think the people who voted to legalize pot everywhere understand how strong it is now. Not something you want drivers fighting through to concentrate on the road.

    • Replies: @Alden
  84. Paul Rise says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Was there an … INSURRECTION … in Kazakhstan?

  85. Anon7 says:
    @CW Acumen

    This is what I find so amazing about these traffic statistics. From mid-2020 to mid-2021, the general level of traffic on the roads had decreased to the point that I thought I was watching the start of The Omega Man, the 1971 Chuck Heston classic in which he was the last healthy man in Los Angeles.

    Actually, the dramatic news presentation of the disaster looks familiar, too.

  86. Alden says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    All these pro White pro heterosexual normality anti CRT Amren Paul Kersey reporting black crime websites are just group therapy where Whites can vent. Affirmative Action is here to stay. Most big and small cities are run by democrats who have ordered police to ignore black criminals and concentrate on giving traffic tickets to Whites.

    Talk about revolution and a peasant’s uprising is ridiculous. Because every revolution is either one faction of the upper class against another upper class faction. Or the upper upper middle class against the highest elites.

    For instance I believe the whole tranny thing was created by the gender change surgeons the psychiatrists psychologists counselors coordinators and consultants. And most of all by the pharmacy companies that manufacture the artificial hormones. Plus sellers of size 12 women’s shoes and dresses designed for football shoulders and flat chests.

    All we can do is sympathize about the fall of American Whites.

    • Agree: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  87. Wilkey says:

    “Fortunately, blacks aren’t on average as disastrous with cars as they are with guns. While they accounted for 56.5 percent of known murder offenders in 2020 FBI statistics, they comprised 19.7 percent of traffic deaths in 2020 NHTSA numbers.”

    Which means that blacks are about 1.67 times as likely as non-blacks to die in a traffic accident. That’s before even considering the fact that 1) blacks are less likely to drive overall, with more of them using public transit and fewer of them even having a job to drive to; 2) generally tend to live closer to their workplaces.

    The drop in Hawaii traffic fatalities is probably just thanks to the drop in tourism. The fact that it declined most in 2020, when it was almost completely shut down, then went up a bit in 2021, when it reopened to some degree, matches the tourism explanation. Decline in tourism might partly explain Maine’s and Wyoming’s drop, as well.

    And Wyoming’s drop may also be due to the fact that 2019 was, for whatever reason, just a really bad year for traffic fatalities there. Its 2019 fatality rate would have been about 25 per 100,000, which is insanely high – higher than the 2021 fatality rate for every available state. People drive a lot of miles in Wyoming, there is a lot of wind and snow, and its working class population almost certainly has higher rates of alcoholism and painkiller abuse. And Colorado, right next door, has had legal marijuana for several years now. Wyoming also has such a small population that a much higher percentage of its traffic fatalities are probably people from out of state.

  88. @Steve Sailer

    fairly comparable in scale

    Nearly everybody I have ever known has had some member of their extended family become a traffic fatality. I don’t know about murders. Maybe they all have had somebody in their extended family become a murder victim but I have almost never heard about it.

    Odd. Maybe I give off some personal vibe that the one may be mentioned but not the other. My grandma’s sister’s husband died in a traffic accident and my step-brother died in a solo motorcycle crash but zero murders as far as I know.

    If you die colliding with a road fixture all by yourself I suppose the insurance and government statisticians count that as traffic even if it’s 3:00 A. M. and there aren’t any other vehicles within a 1000 yards of yours.

  89. Alden says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    Right you are. Lots of statistics show a massive rise in traffic accidents a few months after a state legalized weed.

  90. @J.Ross

    lockdowns exacerbated all the behaviors that lead to shorter lifespans – lack of routine, drinking, eating bad food, not working out or being outdoors.

    almost as if they wanted us this way.

  91. @Batman

    Outwardly healthy NFL official dies of heart attack while driving home after reffing game.

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/carl-madsen-dies-died-nfl-official-dead-age-71-chiefs-titans-game/

    Carl Madsen, who worked as an NFL on-field umpire and then as a replay official, died Sunday. He was 71.

    The league confirmed Monday that Madsen, who had worked the Kansas City-Tennessee game, died on his way home.

    Madsen, 71, was driving home to Weldon Spring, Missouri, when he had an apparent medical issue. Police were first called at 4:46 p.m. CT about an SUV stalled in a lane on Interstate 65 North with the driver unconscious.

    ————

    On a side note, if someone dies unexpectedly like this (Bob Saget, Brian Blessing), I am blaming the vaxxxxx until otherwise shown it wasn’t. That’s how low my level of trust for TPTB and Big Pharma are.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @HA
    , @clyde
  92. G. Poulin says:
    @Polistra

    Our ruling elites are firmly on the side of the criminals and against normal people. Only a revolution can fix this.

  93. Jack D says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Our society, for various reasons, made some wrong turns starting after WWII – a whole bunch of them. We have been driving down the wrong road now for 60, 70 years. There are global forces at work here – fertility is below replacement level in almost every advanced industrial society. Meanwhile, there are billions of young people in the 3rd world who want the things that people in the 1st world have. You have capitalist greed, you have well meaning (and not so well meaning) socialists and communists who want to create an egalitarian utopia, you have forces of religious fundamentalism, etc.

    Even if we were to stop and turn around today (and we’re not – the people driving the bus just keep pushing the pedal harder) it would take us a long time (if ever) to undo the damage that has already been done. Once you have ground the cow up into hamburger, it’s really hard to turn it back into a cow.

    So to think that Guru Steve would have the Answer To All of Our Problems is asking too much.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    , @HammerJack
  94. Jack D says:
    @dcthrowback

    You can believe whatever you want and distrust whomever you want, but that’s not now science works. People died of heart attacks and strokes before the vaxxx. People who didn’t get the vaxxxx also die of heart attacks and strokes. Until someone does the science, it’s stupid to assume that it’s the vaxxx or anything else other than the fact that in the end we are all dead of one thing or another.

    If the US life expectancy for men is about 79 years (and it is) that means that half of all men will be dead before their 79th birthday. And they don’t all drop dead when they are 78 and 3/4th either. So if someone who is 65 or 71 drops dead, it should be no great surprise.

  95. Barnard says:
    @Steve Sailer

    As a South Dakota resident, I can tell diversity is happening and continues to happen to our crime statistics. Murders are going to be down in Sioux Falls at least, although there were a couple of small town murders that happened late in the year, which is very unusual. A lot of the murders have been drug related and the ones that happen in Rapid City tend to disproportionally involve Native Americans. Rapid City police said of 2020 homicides only one was not drug related. When you are starting from a low level of crime, it doesn’t take a lot to push the percentages much higher. The car thefts can be explained by a lot of people still having a small town mentality and leaving their cars running with the keys in them to defrost in winter.

    https://www.keloland.com/news/local-news/taking-a-look-at-2021-sioux-falls-crime-data/

    https://www.keloland.com/news/local-news/bonhorst-family-says-justice-was-done-as-pizza-joke-leads-to-maximum-sentence/

  96. Mike1 says:

    People are often driving with masks or have spent the day in a mask. Anyone doing this is getting CO2 poisoning. Every effect of excessive CO2 makes driving incredibly dangerous.

    • Replies: @anon
  97. @Achmed E. Newman

    Yeah, maybe we shouldn’t really call it the “Law of Small Numbers”, but rather the “Pattern of Small Numbers” or the “Corollary of Small Numbers” or something, as it describes the large percentage moves that happen when you’re looking at the changes in a small population, which isn’t so much a law as a habit.

    I see from s quick web search that the conventional thinkers are defining the “law of small numbers” somewhat differently,

    Law of small numbers, or hasty generalization, is a cognitive bias and refers to the tendency to draw broad conclusions based on small data

    The law of small numbers refers to the incorrect belief held by experts and laypeople alike that small samples ought to resemble the population from which they are drawn.

    which sound to me like the precursor chemicals for new “anti-racism” concoctions.

  98. @Jack D

    Agreed. So, our guru’s job is to continue reporting: “The Titanic is sinking. The aft end is under water. People are falling off the ship. The life boats are full. The band is still playing, so by the way, let’s talk about their music…”

    I get it.

    I’m with you. However, I don’t agree with others here that fertility rates among ourselves matter one whit. We don’t need to increase our numbers. We need to lower the numbers of others who are reproducing like rats and are infiltrating our home space. Like rats. Like the mice I periodically have to either trap or poison in my own house. Our household population does not change, and it does not need to, but the mouse population in the attic goes up and down — as I manage it.

    We need to manage. If only we would, things in our house would be okay. Would you agree?

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Wilkey
    , @rebel yell
  99. Twinkie says:

    Speaking of Americans getting crazier: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/01/12/crypto-versus-cash/

    And today’s pool of investors is increasingly diverse. A poll over the summer by NORC at the University of Chicago found that 44 percent of those who bought or traded cryptocurrencies in the past year were non-White, 41 percent were women and 35 percent had annual household incomes of less than \$60,000. The survey also found that the average participant was younger than 40 and did not have a college degree.

    For some established companies looking to get in on the action, that may be all the evidence they need that there is a future in digital money.

    Is this a sign one ought to get out of cryptocurrencies? Just asking for a friend.

  100. Rebunga says:

    If one accepts as true the hyptothesis that black murderousness is caused by interlocking systems of oppression, mass incarceration, and private ownership of firearms, then the current actions of the big city DA’s and mayors make perfect sense.

    The simple approach would be to a) dismantle the oppressive systems, b) end mass incarceration, and c) discourage private ownership of firearms. This means defunding police, eliminating the police task forces that actually investigate and suppress violent crime, no traffic stops or stop and frisks that may lead to drug or weapons charges, do away with cash bail, don’t prosecute any but the most obvious and violent crimes, publicized prosecution of anyone who uses a firearm in self defense, or tries to tackle a burglar who breaks into their car.

    Our major cities are engaged in a grand realtime experiment to test this hypothesis. And it’s not necessarily only in cities where there is black supermajority control (e.g. Jackson, MS), its also Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, New York. Basically, the progressive whites have accepted the black community’s hypothesis as true, or at least worth a try, even at the cost of a few hundred ordinary lives.

    How long can they continue the experiment as the bodies pile up? Well, they can point to confounding factors like the pandemic, or the ludicrous hypothesis that the increase in legally purchased guns since the pandemic has somehow fueled the murderous animal spirits of the community.

    Best practices is to remove oneself from the petri dish where these experiments are taking place. Have some popcorn and watch them make a horse race of it.

    • Replies: @bomag
  101. Rob says:

    What are the rates of traffic deaths in the third world homelands of new “Americans”? Maybe world total traffic deaths have declined? I have read that the developing world has a lot of deaths/mile driven. Maybe Mexicans are safer when they are here? After all, that’s what really matters.

    • Replies: @Ralph L
  102. In increase in crazy driving triggers my confirmation bias. I’ve noticed an excessive amount of reckless weaving at high speed and personally saw one pretty horrific highway incident on the interstate. Some blame lockdown fever, others suggest it’s related to the brain-fog of Covid hangover.

  103. @Twinkie

    No one should be in cryptocurrencies to begin with. They are not real.

    As to your point, I am reminded of a famous story from our American “Great Depression,” which began with a massive stock market crash in 1929: Some famous rich man who sold off and exited the market right before it fell was interviewed and quoted some time after, and he said (paraphrasing) “When the elevator operator in my building started talking to me about his investments in stocks, I knew it was time to get out.”

    He was right.

  104. TWS says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Quit sending blacks and Hispanics to small towns in red states. That and will work out the problem.

    There probably is some officers avoiding being visible. If drivers don’t get blue light fever they won’t get that jolt and slow down.

    Plus weed doesn’t improve judgement, driving, or reflexes. Who could have guessed?

  105. Rob says:
    @anonymous

    I am impressed. That was amazingly unhinged. Remember when the Soviets launched Sputnik, and America was all, “ZMG! The kids need to learn trig in high school!”? I think we need to have a zmg the kids need to learn basic immunology with their high school biology moment. As in, high school biology should be geared towards getting people to understand how vaccination works. I think the right would be less insane about this if they had some inkling of how vaccination works.

    • Disagree: Abolish_public_education
  106. Twinkie says:
    @Batman

    How much of the traffic fatality spike was due to intoxicated driving?

    The data are supportive:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7763183/

    https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/surveillance-covid-19/COVSALES.htm

    Figure 1. Percentage changes in monthly per capita sales of alcoholic beverages (in gallons of ethanol) in 2020 or 2021 compared to the 2017–2019 3-year average in 14 states combined (Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia).

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    , @Jack D
  107. Twinkie says:
    @houston 1992

    Keeping liquor stores open during lockdowns whist closing churches was a terrible message to society, especially vulnerable alcoholics……

    Par for the course for this upside down country.

    • Replies: @Brutusale
  108. SFG says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Volunteer with your local GOP. Run for school board, County sewer commissioner, whatever you have the time or energy for. Become a poll watcher.

    My career’s pretty lefty so I am in hiding, but I am watching the Hispanic numbers, and if they go up far enough I may take the leap and go to my local office to do some outreach. “Hey Jaime, you know what they’re telling the kids in school about there being more than two sexes?”

    While you are there, show them Steve’s stuff. I am sure some people could pick out some greatest hits.

    • Thanks: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  109. Anon[178] • Disclaimer says:

    We added at least a million new illegals to the US population in the last year, illegals from areas with lousy driving habits. Many illegals may have recently bought a car for the first time in their lives.

    How many of these accidents involve Hispanics.

  110. Barnard says:

    Non paywalled recap of 2021 Sioux Falls murders with names of murderer (if arrested) and victims. Drugs and diversity are the big drivers.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sioux-falls-area-had-7-114515466.html

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  111. @Twinkie

    Indeed this is big. Your graph shows the increased sales of booze. I have asked liquor store owners about this, and most say their sales have increased about 20% during this Terrible Plague.

    From personal experience, my wife and I can agree that there has been far too much time to sit at home and drink. I note for myself especially the steep-sloped, blue, spirits line. My wife would fall on the red, wine line, not for red wine but for white wine, like any good yoga pants wine lady.

    This is a real phenomenon.

    • Replies: @Brutusale
  112. Jack D says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    First of all, I don’t like to compare humans to vermin. Humans are humans, even the worst of them.

    Second, fertility IS a problem. More white people are dying than being born. The first requirement of a white society is that you need white people. America as a majority non-white society is going to be a different place. Maybe you don’t need more family members in your house but you probably don’t want any fewer either.

    3rd, if you have a problem with critters getting into your house, you have to look at the bigger picture. The modern approach to pests is not just poison but something called “integrated pest management”. Maybe your neighbors have been leaving garbage out and now there is an excess population of critters in the neighborhood and you need to get your neighbors to clean up their act. Maybe you haven’t sealed your house up properly. Maybe you have left the dog bowl out for your own dog but the critters see it as free food. Maybe you think that you have been invaded by mice but it turns out that someone in your house wanted to keep mice as a pet.

    Immigration is a complicated issue and complicated issues seldom have simple solutions. But yes, we have just had a big meal of immigrants in the last 50 years and maybe we need to digest that meal for a couple of decades before eating a lot more. This doesn’t necesssarily mean that we should fast for the next 50 years either but it may be time to go on a diet and consume only foods that are carefully selected to contribut to our heath instead of indiscriminately consuming junk food.

  113. Helmets mandatory for occupants of passenger vehicles; and public schools and buses.

  114. @Almost Missouri

    I found the old data, which was for South Dakota. I see my memory was pretty good, but not perfect. Black murders had gone from 4 in 2019 to 12 in 2020, so it did triple. OTOH, whites and Indians did their part too by each doubling their murders: Indians from 4 to 8, whites from 7 to 16. South Dakota’s population is 5/6 white, 1/12 Indian and 1/12 everybody else, with blacks about 1%. So SD blacks are about 50× as murdery as SD whites. SD Indians 5× as murdery as SD whites. Ergo SD Indians 1/10 as murdery as SD blacks.

    Or at least that’s the case in the non-Indian reservation part of SD. If you add in murders on Indian reservations, which appear to be all-Indian affairs, it pushes the Indian figures way up towards black levels. There is also some text in the Attorney General’s report that implies maybe the reservation authorities aren’t actually reporting all murders.

    Here are the sources:
    https://atg.sd.gov/docs/CrimeInSD2020.pdf pages 40-42
    https://sdcrime.nibrs.com/Publication/Archived/2.Crime%20In%20South%20Dakota%202019.pdf pages 39-40

    I’ve never been to SD, but it sounds like they are on the very thin edge of the wedge to ruin.

    Here is a South Dakota shooting you probably hadn’t heard about:

    A young man of race X encounters other young men of race Y at night. Altercation ensues. Race X man is unarmed but puts his hand behind his back and says he will count down to pulling out a gun. But race Y man really does have a gun, whips it out and shoots X five times.

    Or at least that’s the story. X didn’t live to testify. Police investigated and called this killing of an unarmed man a justifiable homicide. And no one heard a peep about it again, least of all from the DoJ and and the NYT.

    Quiz question: what is race X and what is race Y?

    Bonus question: would the outcome be the same with different race X and race Y?

    https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/crime/2020/02/04/no-charges-filed-fatal-aberdeen-shooting/4660023002/

    Answer to the quiz is line item 1 in the second table on page 41 of the 2020 data.

  115. clyde says:
    @J.Ross

    The lockdown was a murderous disaster and now the CDC has effectively admitted it was all for a lie. Let’s hinge all respect for and cooperation with cops on CDC prosecutions.

    What you are referring to is what CDC supremo Rochelle Walenky said on one of the Sunday interview shows. That half or more of Covidxyz hospitalizations were not really for Covid. That people were sick or injured, they go to the hospital, where all who are admitted are given a Covid test as a matter of course. Example: Man gets seriously injured in a car crash. He enters the hospital, gets Covid tested. Come up positive that he knew nothing about. He felt normal.

    His hospital marks him down as a Covidxyz hospitalization, due to the hospital getting Federal funds reimbursement for Covid patients.

    Wallensky let the cat out the bag.

    Walensky’s Astonishing Admission – by Sally Oh
    Search domain sallyoh.substack.comhttps://sallyoh.substack.com › p › walenskys-astonishing-admission
    The cat is clawing it’s way out of the bag, hoping we don’t notice. Last night, I watched a video during which CDC Director Walensky admitted something that oughta shake Dr. Science followers to their core.

    HOLY CRAP. The cat is clawing it’s way out of the bag, hoping we don’t notice.

    Last night, I watched a video during which CDC Director Walensky admitted something that oughta shake Dr. Science followers to their core. She tossed it into an interview as though it meant nothing… but it changes EVERYTHING.

    She said:

    “The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75%, occurred in people who had at least 4 co-morbidities so really these were people who were unwell to begin with.”

    • Replies: @El Dato
    , @Keypusher
  116. Barnard says:
    @kaganovitch

    In the USA of the approx. 2500-3000 pro athletes of the four major sports, the vast majority of whom are vaxxed, none has died.

    This is no longer true, a 28 year old catcher for Tampa Bay just dropped dead. There have been more incidents with European soccer players.

    https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/33046429/tampa-bay-rays-bullpen-catcher-jean-ramirez-dies-28

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
  117. Jack D says:
    @Twinkie

    BTW, if you look at the graph where they break out sales by state it makes it look as if people in Delaware are lushes but in reality a lot of people come over from PA to buy booze in DE because PA has state owned stores where the prices are higher and the selection is worse.

    I was surprised to see (in that other graph) how much more alcohol is sold as spirits vs. wine & beer (keeping in mind that they are calculating base on ethanol quantity not beverage quantity, so 1 liter of 80 proof booze would count as 400 ml of ethanol, whereas for 400 ml of wine ethanol you would need 3 liters of 13% alcohol wine or 8 liters of 5% alcohol beer). Even so, we go thru a LOT more wine in our house than spirits. At least a case of wine for every bottle of booze purchased.

    • Replies: @Twinkie
  118. Wilkey says:
    @Jack D

    Overall, between the ages of 65-74 you have a 1 in 42 chance of dying in any given year. That works out to about a 24% chance of dying anytime in that age range. It should hardly come as a shock that a 71 year old referee or a 65 year old comedian just happened to die.

    Take care of yourselves, folks. There is no guarantee that you will live to be 80. Just wander through your nearest cemetery and you will see plenty of markers for people who died in their 50s and 60s, long before the COVID vaccine.

  119. Anon[178] • Disclaimer says:
    @Twinkie

    Cryptos are just like any other investment. But like any investment, they can dump. All it takes is a panic-driven crypto-run like a bank-run. But as long as cryptos become the investment of choice for foreigners trying to shield their money from their lousy economies or inept governments, they’re likely to stay high.

    Cryptos are the only thing that may create a sizeable middle-class in the 3rd world for the first time, where all other investments have failed.

  120. Wilkey says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    I’m with you. However, I don’t agree with others here that fertility rates among ourselves matter one whit. We don’t need to increase our numbers.

    The fact that so many people in our society now apparently lack any desire to reproduce is a sickness – a sickness with multiple causes and multiple effects. The failure to adequately address this issue is going to destroy us.

    You may not care about increasing the population, specifically, but there is something serious going on here that needs to be addressed, and at every level.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  121. Ralph L says:
    @Rob

    Most 3rd world vehicles don’t meet 1st world crash standards, nor would their roads get past our lawyers. But we drive more and a lot faster.

  122. @Jack D

    I don’t like to compare humans to vermin.

    > compares humans to junk food

    Hey, just joshing Jack. But seriously, I don’t know if immigration is that complicated. All of the claimed benefits for Hart-Celler immigration have been ephemeral or illusory. I don’t even think we need more whites. After all, we won the War and went to the Moon with barely over 100m whites and 130m total. Now we have something north of 330m total, and we can’t win even easy wars and returning to the Moon is not looking so good either. It is hard to see what objective improvement the tidal wave of “wretched refuse” (not comparing, just quoting) has brought.

  123. @Twinkie

    “Is this a sign one ought to get out of cryptocurrencies? Just asking for a friend.”

    Yes, it is.

    You are welcome.

  124. Anonymous[214] • Disclaimer says:
    @Alt Right Moderate

    That’s a blast from the past. I haven’t heard the phrase ‘tidal wave’ since kidhood. At some point it got replaced with ‘tsunami’. Who decides these things?

  125. @Jack D

    It’s more a matter of fairness or consistency.

    If all deaths “with” COVID count as deaths from COVID, then all deaths “with” the vax must likewise count as deaths from the vax.

    • Agree: Redman
    • Replies: @HA
    , @Mr. Anon
    , @Redman
    , @Jack D
  126. Twinkie says:
    @Jack D

    Even so, we go thru a LOT more wine in our house than spirits. At least a case of wine for every bottle of booze purchased.

    In our twenties, my wife and I drank beer. In our thirties and early forties, we went through the wine phase (we still have a lifetime+ supply of Bordeaux reds in the basement). Since then we mostly drink spirits, in the form of cocktails.

    As I once wrote on Audacious Epigone’s blog:

    Every Friday and Saturday night, after the kids go to bed, I make an adult beverage each for my wife and me:

    2 shots of Tanqueray Rangpur gin
    A few juniper berry seeds
    1 shot of spearmint syrup (substitute with any Monin flavored syrup if desired)
    4-5 blocks of ice
    3-4 slices of grapefruit
    3-4 wedges of cucumber
    Top off with good quality tonic and stir well.

    It makes my wife relaxed and cheerful, which means it makes me happy. 😉

    Some weekend nights we splurge and make two for each!

    • Replies: @Jack D
  127. HA says:
    @dcthrowback

    “On a side note, if someone dies unexpectedly like this (Bob Saget, Brian Blessing), I am blaming the vaxxxxx until otherwise shown it wasn’t.”

    They DID show it, at least as far as myocarditis, which is what the anti-vaxxers seem most concerned with. In the UK, they did a cross-comparison with myocarditis and related deaths to try and determine where their source was.

    Yes, the vaxxxxxx does cause an uptick in myocarditis, but for just about everyone, that uptick is LOWER than what you’d experience from COVID itself — which was known to cause lots of clots even as early as April of 2020. So, if you’re bound to come down with COVID at some point, you’re better off vaxxed (though if omicron is mild enough, I suppose that might change the equation, so stay tuned).

    The only possible exception — and it’s still murky, given that it is still going through peer review — is for young males, and comes from a Dec-24 followup to that same earlier study. Although their myocarditis risk is tiny, with or without vaccine, the numbers indicate the vaccines increase myocarditis more than COVID does. But let’s remember there was a similar issue with flu vaccines and children. For a while the anti-vaxxers were claiming — (and the sleazier or stupider among them still do) — that kids who get vaccines for the regular are more likely to be hospitalized with flu. That was indeed what one study showed, so it’s technically true, but that finding was later contravened by a larger Canadian study that confirmed what the experts were suspecting, which is that kids who get a flu vaccine also tend to be kids with asthma and diabetes, because their doctors know they’re high-risk and pressure them to take precautions. Yes, the asthma and whatever else makes them high-risk means they are still more likely to wind up in the hospital from a breakout infection of flu, but the larger later study (which the anti-vaxxers of course ignore) show that they’re still better off getting the shot than they would be without.

    That may be what’s happening with the young males in the UK study so until all that is confirmed (and until they find out why those findings conflict with the larger FDA study used to approve Pfizer shots for kids) I’d be cautious as to those findings. The first teenagers in line who got a COVID vaccine in the UK were, I suspect, much more likely to be kids who also carry around asthma inhalers, epi-pens, and insulin. Even though they are for that reason more likely to get myocarditis from the shot, that doesn’t mean they’re still not better off getting the vaxx than being unjabbed and getting COVID itself (though like I said, omicron might change that equation).

    • Replies: @HA
    , @Jack D
    , @Twinkie
  128. LA cops aren’t at the doughnut shop. They’re in hot pursuit of our old friend, commenter Snorlax:

    • LOL: El Dato
  129. @SFG

    I have already worked the polls here at the request of our Republican registrar of voters, whom I know. The thing is, we have voter ID and our town is about 120% White, so there is not much to do. As for getting more into politics, it could have the same deleterious effect on my career and my wife’s as it could on yours.

    My grandfather was in California politics, and all I remember is my grandmother saying to us, “stay out of politics.” Interestingly enough, my wife’s grandmother in Romania said the same thing to her. We take the advice to heart.

  130. HA says:
    @HA

    Sorry, I garbled two links in the earlier comment, and the followup Canadian study about the vaccine for the regular flu that overturned the earlier one is actually here:
    https://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/2017/11/17/flu-vaccine-prevents-hospitalization-in-children/

    If anyone worried about myocarditis risks in teenage males wants to see whether that paper makes it through peer review, the main researcher has a twitter account that will probably discuss it.

    The earlier thread in question, that I also incorrectly linked, is actually here.

  131. @Jack D

    No, you don’t need more White people. This country did better with fewer of them, but it was about at least 85% White then. You and I can both remember.

    What we need is fewer people overall, and to get back to 85% White or better. Yes, that will never happen now, due to the differences in birth rates. So, what you are essentially saying is that we need to overpopulate our homeland with White people to compensate for the massive birthrates of the non-Whites we have already let in. Think. Think math. That means we must eventually overpopulate our homeland in order to remain majority White.

    Insanity. Stupidity.

    As for critters, you and I live in different places. Clearly you have always lived in densely populated areas, like the Philly or its outskirts you now inhabit. I have lived mostly in exurbs, like the one now. Three-acre zoning, and my neighbors and I don’t leave garbage on the streets. The mice live on the land, as they should, with gray wolves and foxes to manage them. My dog does indeed have not only a food bowl but also a water bowl and even a house. That is his, and he guards this propety — Because He Lives Here.

    He should not do anything about his food bowl just because some mice might want it, just as you and I should not do anything about the things we enjoy here just because outsiders want it and it may attract them. Latin Americans have Latin America. Africans have Africa. Asians have Asia. I have my house. Why can’t you and I have America — and keep the mice out?

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  132. A couple of days ago we were told;

    Half of Blacks Preferred to be Robbed or Burglarized Than to Have Unprovoked Contact with Cops

    The unanswered question (Perhaps because it was never asked) is if that was the half that actually does the robbing
    They, surely would just regard it as a cost of doing business?

    It is half, isn’t it? It can’t be some tiny subset working around the clock while the rest just laze around avoiding the police. -And that’s what ties it into today’s topic of indolence.

    My own personal preference btw would be to have all of my contact with the police unprovoked. They are dangerous enough before you provoke them.

  133. Anonymous[214] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    Aaah, I can feel it working….

    Calvin and Hobbes from calvinandhobbes

    • LOL: El Dato
    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  134. HA says:
    @Ben tillman

    “If all deaths “with” COVID count as deaths from COVID, then all deaths “with” the vax must likewise count as deaths from the vax.”

    But they generally don’t, and the exceptions (e.g. the motorcycle wreck that was labeled a COVID death) prove the rule. If there’s a rush of sudden cases of cytokine storms, organ failure, etc. and a substantial viral load, then yes, those are all going to be listed as COVID deaths even though the more precise cause of death in a given instance might be the bacterial pneumonia caused by the cytokine storm caused by the COVID. (That exact sequence of events was, by the way, how the first publicized COVID death in Florida came about, and one truther tried to argue with me at the time that that meant it wasn’t really a COVID death, even though cytokine storms and bacterial pneumonia were a well known side effect of COVID by that point.)

    I mean, HIV doesn’t kill you either — it just destroys your immune system so that something else can kill you that ordinarily wouldn’t, and maybe the pathology report should say “died of COVID related causes” the way it’s often phrased for patients dying of AIDS. But it won’t really change anything.

    With VAERS, anyone who dies a month after getting a vaccine gets entered — even if that person had a breakout infection of COVID that he got before the antibodies from the vaxx had a chance to form. So they should at least take care of the double counting, but in the meantime, it still winds up in the VAERS database.

    And as I already noted in my earlier comment, they actually did go through the effort of getting the math right, and the data so far indicate that whatever nasty side effects you suffer from the spike proteins associated with the vaccine (or whatever else is in there) aren’t as bad as what you have to go through when you get COVID itself (though, as noted, maybe omicron might have a different risk profile).

    • Replies: @Twinkie
    , @Dcthrowback
  135. the [bipartisan] 2002 No Child Left Behind legislation

    Every 20 years another public education gimmick comes along. The goal is to make gullible voters daydream that the educrats have really got it this time, and thereby give the non-reformable system another undeserved, extended lease-on-life.

    After many more millions of schoolkids have been ruined, trillions of tax dollars have been flushed, and zillions of statistical calculations have revealed that school performance, under the new regimen, has been just as sucky as that which existed under the previous one, the schoolies come back with yet another, “expert” plan (and a catchy marketing slogan to go along with it).

    [MORE]

    We’re due for another sweeping policy change (i.e. more of the same). The new, institutional imperative will need to address the continuing, academic devastation brought on by the “virus”. I predict the sell will involve vast, US DofEd-approved (tax funded), cloud-based resources and distance babysitting. “Prepped for the 21st Century!”, or some baloney like that. Prominent, Silicon Valley rich guys, from across the Big Government political spectrum, will parade out to support it.

    BTW, to those of you who support vouchers (i.e. welfare for the private schools), the schoolies thank you for your continued confidence in them. If the DEMs ever, begrudgingly, allow vouchers to become a normal part of the education scene (instead of a perk reserved for highly paid, government workers), the bureaucrats who have always lead the school system will be asked to work out the details. Then, after 20 years, when all the EBT-accepting, private schools have joined the traditional public schools in the Great Suck Out, the schoolies will attribute their latest failures to the private sector (schools). That will, of course, necessitate another, enormous, government intervention.

  136. Anon[178] • Disclaimer says:

    OT: I may be reading this graph wrong, but Figure 4 in this paper published in Nature says that African blacks are more closely related to bonobos and our original Pan ancestor than to European whites.

    https://www.nature.com/articles/nature11128#f4

  137. @Wilkey

    Plenty of White people have the desire to reproduce, and they are doing it. Our neighbors are White, and they have beautiful, White children. I see this all over our community.

    You imply that it is important to care about “increasing the population.” You are wrong. There have been plenty of White people, and far more others around the world, for a very long time. What you really mean is the racial proportions of Whites to others in our homeland. You have a legitimate concern, but your logic is flawed.

    You cannot ensure the well being of your Posterity by simply increasing its population as long as the population of its competition increases faster. That is the problem we have now, and there is no solution.

    And you wonder why some of us have lost our desire to go on… We have because it is hopeless. The damage is done, and it is irreversible. The people who hate you and want you to die and disappear know this, and they are watching the proportions change in what used to be your country and mine. They don’t care how many babies you have, because they will have more.

    If you simply try to race them in a baby-making competition, you and they will eventually bring America to a Malthusian limit.

    It’s over.

  138. Mr. Anon says:
    @Ben tillman

    I see that you and DC Throwback have prompted commenter “HA” to comment from his hermetically sealed plastic bubble in defense of the narrative of fear and hysteria he so obviously loves.

  139. @dcthrowback

    So true, the consequences of the clampdown on Americans will be felt for decades. The social isolation and disruptions of normal social interactions has resulted in increased anxiety and loneliness which has resulted in poor health and increased alcohol and drug use among Americans. While the number of homicides is up about 4,000 compared to 2019 the number of drug deaths is up 30,000 over 2019.

  140. El Dato says:
    @Tim

    Eurostat data goes only up at 2019

    https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/databrowser/view/sdg_11_40/default/table?lang=en

    The indicator measures the number of fatalities caused by road accidents, including drivers and passengers of motorised vehicles and pedal cycles as well as pedestrians. Persons dying on road accidents up to 30 days after the occurrence of the accident are counted as road accident fatalities. After these 30 days, the reason for dying might be declared differently. For Member States not using this definition, corrective factors are applied. The average population of the reference year (calculated as the arithmetic mean of the population on 1st January of two consecutive years) is used as denominator (per 100 000 persons).

    Romania reaches worst with 9.6 fatalities per 100’000 people in 2019.

  141. Wilkey says:

    It’s over.

    Ever so succinctly you explain why whites are losing, and why conservatives are losing.

    “Hey, the other side is winning. Let’s surrender!” I hear that from cosnervatives all the time. The Boy Scouts are turning to the Left, so let’s abandon them, rather than fight to fix them. Colleges are turning to the Left, so let’s abandon them rather than fix them. Don’t move to this state or that state – it’s full of liberals.

    You made a lot of assumptions about what I do and do not believe. No, I don’t believe that whites can outbreed the rapidly growing numbers of minorities we are taking in via mass immigration, nor do I believe that a breeding war is the way to go, or that en ever soaring population is a good idea.

    But declining birthrates and the acceptance of mass immigration go hand in hand. The sickness that’s causing plummeting birthrates is the same sickness that leads to acceptance of open borders and a lot of other crazy shit in our modern culture. Reversing the attitudes that are leading to plummeting birthrates will also reverse a lot of those other problems, as well.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  142. @Buzz Mohawk

    We need to increase fertility dramatically, not to increase the number of whites but to prevent the complete genocide of the white race

    The number of Whites is collapsing. If whites increased their fertility by 50% , from the current 1.6 back up to 2.4 the number of whites in America will continue to decline. We cannot maintain the current White population at 190 million even if white fertility goes to 2.5 because the number of fertile white females has collapsed below 40 million. Back in 1990 we had 60 million fertile white females. Even if all 40 million whites under the age of 40 had 3 children the white population will decline over the next 50 years.

  143. Jack D says:
    @Twinkie

    Does your cocktail have a name?

  144. @Wilkey

    The sickness that’s causing plummeting birthrates is the same sickness that leads to acceptance of open borders and a lot of other crazy shit in our modern culture.

    That’s quite an assumption. As I said, there are plenty of White people having beautiful White children. I wouldn’t be surprised if that number now is just as high as it’s ever been.

    My own take is a little bit different from yours. Our kind is so smart that we instinctively know how to control our own population. Having fewer children is not a sickness or a symptom of some cultural failure, but rather a natural reaction to having enough people of your own kind in your own homeland.

    As you correctly point out, immigration is the biggest problem. It’s gone too far.

  145. El Dato says:
    @Bragadocious

    That article is really for the low-IQ population.

    All this text to explain the basic logic is that blacks speed as fast as the road visibly allows, irrespective of the MPH dial or speed limits. They can’t help it.

    And the world has to accommodate for that. Doing otherwise is disproportionate impact.

    I reckon the camera has to detect where a black is driving and “let it go”.

    But the animation is funny. You can really hear the “sheeet….” of the driver.

    • Replies: @Bragadocious
  146. Truth says:
    @Steve Sailer

    South Dakota had a big increase in murders in 2020:

    BLM has a HUGE headquarters in downtown Sioux Falls. Almost a cityblock.

  147. Truth says:
    @Almost Missouri

    As I recall, the upshot was that a lot of it was just the law of small numbers. Basically, states with small black populations have very few murders (traffic fatalities) so a few extra/fewer incidents catapults these states to extreme ends of the percent-change column.

    Now I ain’t go to one of ’em fancy Yookneevursitees you went to, but I do know what “all-time high” means…

  148. Redman says:
    @Ben tillman

    The mindfuckery by our modern Pravda media has caused many of us to assume the opposite of whatever they say. We’ve been told so much bs, it’s impossible to remember it all.

    700,000 adverse events in the VAERS system now yet we never hear a peep from the MSM. And it’s estimated that it underreports by a factor of 5. Ford’s failed bubonic plague vaccine in 1976 had 60 Minutes and Mike Wallace all over that story.

  149. @Barnard

    Thanks.

    Homicides are typically summed up first in January at the city level while traffic fatalities are typically reported first in January at the state level, so it’s hard to get a quick handle on homicides in South Dakota where there is no dominant metropolis.

  150. Pay heed and use caution, be reckful;
    Dependable, upright, and feckful;
    Not shiftless, untrustworthy, feckless;
    Do like Eric Goulden, be wreckless.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wreckless_Eric

  151. Jack D says:
    @Ben tillman

    Two wrongs don’t make a right.

  152. MGB says:

    OT

    Attorney General Maura T. Healey’s office has issued its stamp of approval on an Arlington bylaw redefining domestic partnerships to include relationships consisting of more than two people.

  153. @Jack D

    So if someone who is 65 or 71 drops dead, it should be no great surprise.

    Except of course for the guy who drops dead. That has to be one hell of a surprise!

  154. Jack D says:
    @HA

    “Saget died from getting the vaxx.” Anti-vaxxers – yes totally, I believe that automatically. Everyone who got the vax is going to die any day now if they haven’t already, etc.

    “Saget died from getting Covid.” Anti-vaxxers – no way man. Where is your proof? It’s just the flu. No one dies from Covid, etc.

    https://people.com/tv/bob-saget-spoke-about-covid-diagnosis-before-death-at-age-65/

    • Agree: HA
    • Replies: @SFG
  155. @Buzz Mohawk

    Why can’t you and I have America — and keep the mice out?

    Because you already allowed in the mice like Jack D, ever eager to import huddled masses of wretched refuse when they’re not writing musicals about Melting Pots.

    But not in their Country, you understand.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Twinkie
  156. Twinkie says:
    @HA

    Yes, the vaxxxxxx does cause an uptick in myocarditis, but for just about everyone, that uptick is LOWER than what you’d experience from COVID itself — which was known to cause lots of clots even as early as April of 2020. So, if you’re bound to come down with COVID at some point, you’re better off vaxxed (though if omicron is mild enough, I suppose that might change the equation, so stay tuned).

    This. Some people seem unable to grasp the notion of comparative risk between vaccines and the relevant diseases.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  157. Twinkie says:
    @HA

    I mean, HIV doesn’t kill you either — it just destroys your immune system so that something else can kill you that ordinarily wouldn’t, and maybe the pathology report should say “died of COVID related causes” the way it’s often phrased for patients dying of AIDS. But it won’t really change anything.

    Pearls before swine, friend.

    • Thanks: HA
  158. @Buzz Mohawk

    Mr. Mohawk, I think you are looking for a political action type of solution. A couple of points to consider:

    -The Left is very successful at organizing, agitating, taking over meetings and institutions, getting their propaganda in the media, etc. They were good at this even when they didn’t have power and money on their side. “Political Activist” is a way of life for many of them and an army of these young activists is always working round the clock.
    -Normal people aren’t the types to become political activists. Normal people have stable personalities, work and vote, and expect their business leaders and elected representatives to provide good leadership. They have obviously been betrayed by their business leaders and by the democratic processes they believe in.
    -Money, Military and the Masses are now on the side of the Left. You aren’t going to beat that combination of power with arguments, voting, and propaganda efforts. Always good to vote for a Trump when they come along, but don’t expect results.
    -The opportunity for real change will only come when the US runs out of money and military power. If you want to inherit America, it will have to be a broken America.
    -Meanwhile, it is good to put arguments out there as to what a normal, good country should look like, so when opportunity does come along you’ve planted some good ideas in people’s minds.
    -Meanwhile, it is good for normal people to keep doing what they want to do as much as possible. Go deer hunting, join a shooting club, etc.
    -Make a lot of money if you can. Regardless of how the country turns out you and your descendants are going to need it.

    • Thanks: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @clyde
    , @Buzz Mohawk
  159. SFG says:
    @Jack D

    Saget didn’t kill himself.

    • LOL: Jack D
  160. clyde says:
    @Twinkie

    And today’s pool of investors is increasingly diverse. A poll over the summer by NORC at the University of Chicago found that 44 percent of those who bought or traded cryptocurrencies in the past year were non-White, 41 percent were women ……

    Is this a sign one ought to get out of cryptocurrencies? Just asking for a friend.

    Undoubtedly these jamokes fell for some huckster’s line to get into some of the new 2nd and 3rd tier crypto currencies that cost less per unit. A skell of the same ethnicity or goes to your church with his wife and children. Telling them to, Get in on the ground floor!!!

    The above mentioned cannot afford bitcoin and are suspicious of buying part of a bitcoin. They don’t know how to.
    When the crypto-ponzi-a-thon crumbles, BitCoin will go down the least. I own no cryptos, if I did it would be BitCoin.

  161. clyde says:
    @rebel yell

    “Political Activist” is a way of life for many of them and an army of these young activists is always working round the clock.

    Like termites, cockroaches and rats.

  162. Jack D says:
    @Bragadocious

    The article proposes the solution:

    They pointed to a pilot program that halves the costs of fines and allows for some debt forgiveness for low-income residents. That initiative, which was announced last year with no mention of the racial inequities baked into the camera program, is scheduled to start by the end of March.

    This is part of an increasing trend where, in order to make up for “systemic racism” we will have two sets of laws – one set for blacks (“low-income residents”) and one for everyone else.

  163. Jack D says:
    @Twinkie

    People vastly overvalue their own competence (and therefore ability to control risk) and undervalue that of others. Therefore, people will drive themselves to the airport but then worry about getting on the plane, even though the risk of getting killed on the way to the airport is vastly higher than the risk of flying. Somehow this ties in with the psychology of the vax – I control my risk of getting and dying from Covid (even though I don’t) but I don’t control the riskiness of the vax.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  164. clyde says:
    @dcthrowback

    On a side note, if someone dies unexpectedly like this (Bob Saget, Brian Blessing), I am blaming the vaxxxxx until otherwise shown it wasn’t. That’s how low my level of trust for TPTB and Big Pharma are.

    Same here. The ultra-vaxxxers are libs, Democrats, Pharma\$, hysterics and hypochondriacs. In Australia they have the sheeeple so panicked, they are getting their five year olds vaxxxed. I never want to be aligned with the above nut cases and Pharama\$ profiteers. F’em!
    How about all those public school teachers who are getting paid for doing nothing, except going through the motions via remote learning. Same going on in many universities, with professors doing zero class room teaching. These Edu. types are scammers who all vote Democrat. How can a student do chemistry and physics lab remotely?

    The internet says Bob Saget died from the jab until proven otherwise! — Bob Saget died vaccination — gets 42 million results on Google.

  165. @YetAnotherAnon

    “It figures as road traffic dropped dramatically during the lockdowns. It was pretty nice driving (if you had to) during those months.”

    I remember that period, but this in itself can cause reckless speeding/accidents. Like General Patton died because nobody in Germany owned cars and only soldiers were tearing ass down speeding Berlin Streets. Got into fatal accident.

    • Replies: @prosa123
  166. Jack D says:
    @Bill Jones

    Spielberg depicts Jews as mice in An American Tail (although I never understood why Fievel Mousekewitz wears a Russian style tunic). In Maus, more chillingly, Art Spiegelman depicts the Jews as mice. Maybe this is like black people calling each other nigga – you take away the sting if you use it yourself.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  167. El Dato says:
    @clyde

    You know, it rankles me a lot when the study of statistics (or even scientific study in general) is reduced to a game of gotcha relative to who said what and whether a press releases appeared and then disappeared.

    “The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75%, occurred in people who had at least 4 co-morbidities so really these were people who were unwell to begin with.”

    Like Floyd?

    But that (if La Walensky brought it over correctly and it was correctly reported but where is the Excel sheet and the writeup) tells us

    only

    that

    p(>=4 co-morbities exist|death with COVID) = 0.75
    p(<4 co-morbities exist|death with COVID) = 0.25

    i.e. comparatively healthy people are reaped to a lesser degree. But we know that.

    There is no cat. There isn't even a bag.

  168. Rooster12 says:

    First Homicides, Now Traffic Fatalities: Americans Are Getting Blacker.

    FIFY

  169. The reason there are so many accidents is because of the vaccine. The vaccine is causing people to have heart attacks and also is causing drivers to pass out. It is definitely the vaccine.

    The idea is to reduce the world population. The elites plan to implement as much AI/Robots as possible in which case there is no need to have a large number of people in your society.

    They envision a world with no more than 1 billion people living in high tech cities with large regions of the world untouched by development. There are already plans to reduce the size of many urban areas to let nature reclaim them once the population has been significantly lessoned around 2030 to 2040.

    The birth rate has been below replacement for over 50 years in most of the world and governments and other bodies have done nothing to reverse it. This goes in line with the vaccine. In 20 years there will be a lot less people walking around the world.

  170. @AndrewR

    [People] shrug their shoulders when you point out that a single day on American roads produce more casualties than a year’s worth of mass shootings.

    Government failures are obvious and everywhere — and often catastrophic (think the school system) — yet 96% of Americans have a big blind spot for them; the job of the MSM is to distract.

    When, year after year, at higher and higher tax cost, the schools produce functional illiterates, folks, as you observed, shrug their shoulders. “What can you do?” But, OMG: If the school cafeteria fails to stock organic bean sprouts? Boy! Parents go ballistic.

  171. Brutusale says:
    @Twinkie

    We have about 15 million alcoholics in the US. A rational decision was made back at the beginning of the WuFlu that liquor stores would remain open, as having EDs filled with Covid patients also having to deal with crowds of alcoholics in the throes of the DTs wouldn’t be an optimum solution.

  172. HA says:
    @Steve Sailer

    “So that’s why people went nuts in 2020!”

    Yes, of course — instead of keeping their eyes on the road, they were too busy tweeting everyone how terrified they were of the Trump vaccine:

    Seriously, would you let someone like that behind the wheel? At least Donald Trump has our backs.

  173. Brutusale says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Actually, the good yoga pants ladies have moved to the spiked seltzers (Truly, High Noon, etc.) and such. Fewer calories.

    It’s currently the fastest growing segment of the booze industry.

    My yoga pants lady has moved from white wine to dry ciders.

    • Replies: @Twinkie
    , @Buzz Mohawk
  174. vinteuil says:
    @Jack D

    Until someone does the science, it’s stupid to assume that it’s the vaxxx or anything else other than the fact that in the end we are all dead of one thing or another.

    So who’s “do[ing] the science” here? Is anybody in the Public Health bureaucracy seriously checking out reports of adverse events? Or are they all just covering their asses?

    Are they taking VAERS – the system they themselves set up to monitor adverse events – seriously? Or are they just dismissing it as purely anecdotal?

    Before all this recent unpleasantness, everybody took it for granted that VAERS probably under-reported adverse events. Now TPTB insist that it over-reports them.

    My onetime “What’s Wrong With the World” co-blogger Lydia McGrew showed up on Brett Weinstein’s podcast last week to share her awful story of the sudden onset of nerve jolts, debilitating pain &c. after taking the first Pfizer jab. You should check it out.

    My own older brother, who faithfully took both Pfizer jabs, has spent the last few months dealing with all the same problems. He now seems to spend most of his time with doctors & physical therapists, none of whom seem to come up with anything that helps much other than (God help me) Percoset.

    Bottom line: when it comes to what our “public health” officials are telling you, you should err on the side of caution: assume that they are lying.

  175. Wokechoke says:

    Thing that annoys me about the election in 2020 is that none of the Covid19 measures being implemented were ever addressed debated or discussed.

  176. Ralph L says:
    @HammerJack

    The Audi was done up to look like a final generation Ford Taurus.

    • Thanks: The Wild Geese Howard
  177. JMcG says:
    @Tim

    Montana isn’t full of blacks. I was very surprised to see those numbers.

  178. JMcG says:
    @Alt Right Moderate

    Traffic fatalities were down around 10% in the Republic of Ireland last year, from 145 to 130. Interesting, because international travel was severely curtailed and many people vacationed domestically. Lots of pub closures though.

  179. JMcG says:
    @Anon

    I don’t think I slept for a week after Killdozer aired.

  180. Twinkie says:
    @Bill Jones

    They are both “Fellow Whites”? 😉

  181. Twinkie says:
    @Brutusale

    the good yoga pants ladies have moved to the spiked seltzers (Truly, High Noon, etc.) and such. Fewer calories.

    It’s currently the fastest growing segment of the booze industry.

    My wife doesn’t do yoga (she runs, rows, and does kettlebell), but, darn it, she has a few of those seltzers in the fridge!

    They taste awful.

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @Brutusale
  182. Chester says:
    @anonymous

    Not sure if it will ever get that dramatic, but “brain fog” is an acknowledged side effect of the vax. There is also something to be said about micro-clots in the brain. If tiny parts of the brain are deprived of blood because of clots, it could lead to localized tissue death.

    The service industry is complaining people are extra rude, impatient and even aggressive. Low atmospheric pressure increases clotting and we see people freaking out on airplanes a lot lately.

    It is very likely a non-trivial percentage of the vaxxed are losing brain tissue.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @S. Anonyia
  183. @Jack D

    Now Jack, some Jews like Spielberg may see themselves as mice, but I do not. I hope you don’t. I doubt the mouse I heard in the attic the other night, which I will either poison or trap dead, is Jewish.

    Whatever pathetic analogies people put upon themselves belong to them, not to anyone else. Therefore, I can talk all day long about controlling the mice population on my property (a very easy thing to do) and I can analogize that to managing immigration into the country you and I own, without being guilty of anything at all but wanting my homeland — and yours — to remain ours.

    The mice have all of the land around me to inhabit, which they do, but not at all to excess. I bet few of my neighbors even know as much as I do about them, because I am a child of nature, you understand. LOL. The mice’s worst enemies are wolves and foxes, and even my dog, not me. (I once watched my dog detect a mouse evidently by sound alone, suddenly dig and catch and eat him.) Nature is life, and you and I need our environment, just as the mice and foreigners need theirs — which, by the way, they already have!

  184. @Chester

    So that’s why things are so much worse in 2021 than back in the clear-thinking good old days of 2020!

    • Replies: @Chester
  185. @Brutusale

    Thanks. I will inform my wife. Usually she is ahead, so I know she won’t want to fall behind the trend.

  186. @anonymous

    The 4chan /pol/ red deer prophecy – a famous posting from June 2021 – is that the escalating tide of irrational behaviour and accidents now, is largely associated with the brain- and life-destroying side effects of the covid vaccination

    LOL.

    Why would anyone smart enough to be attracted to Steve’s blog, think that was the slightest bit interesting. The huge bump is in 2020, basically no one is vaxed until 2021.

  187. @Steve Sailer

    Yeah, but tidal waves are scary. So of my most memorable nightmares have been about tidal waves.

    Fear not, Steve! If you look out from your closet, you’ll see there’s a big line of hills between you and the ocean.

  188. @Jack D

    I always hire a car to take me to the airport. Then I drink on the plane. Then I hire another car to take me to my destination (because, after all, I was drinking on the plane.)

    I have been vaccinated, because my career and my wife’s depended on it and also to avoid so many headaches.

    So give me a medal and call me a good comrade.

    I don’t give a shit.

    And I don’t know what to believe anymore. Anyone who thinks he knows the truth now is the real idiot who “overvalues his competence,” and that includes you.

  189. @Alden

    So, the real question for me is: How can I get in on that business for “size 12 women’s shoes and dresses designed for football shoulders and flat chests?” I remember as a curious, adventurous bachelor reading the Frederick’s of Hollywood catalog some girlfriend had. It seemed like ol’ Frederick had already cornered that market…

    🙂

  190. Chester says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I know, you’re scared. Denial is the easiest way out…

    Want to see something really scary? Take a D-dimer test. You can get it at any diagnostic lab for a couple hundred dollars. Share the results. Prove massive systemic blood clotting ain’t no thang.

  191. After skimming the whole table, I say let’s do whatever Wyoming is doing.

  192. @Obstinate Cymric

    Do people buy tickets to see that crap or does some government committee distribute pork and they play in a theater that is 20% filled with people who didn’t even pay for the tickets?

  193. @rebel yell

    My friend, I don’t think there is a political solution at this point. Maybe in the past there was, but it is too late. I think you know this. Only God can change this course, and God had done that before, so we can still hope.

    I will not ever write about what I know is the real solution, because it is immoral and I cannot condone it. This is the point at which we have been placed. If you believe, as my dear wife does, that God always has a plan, then I trust you will understand. I do not. I do not have the faith of my wife, and, at the same time, I am in no way willing to condone, write about, promote, support, or participate in what I think would be the only solution at this point.

    You see, those of us who have the mathematical sense to understand can already see that there is no way to protect and ensure our homeland without taking measures that we know are not normal. There is simply no way out of this at this point.

    You and I did not create this problem. My only goal now is to protect my wife and myself. We owe nothing to anybody, and I will state here, categorically, that we are not willing to participate in anything immoral or wrong.

    So, what is left to the rest of you to do? Seriously, as an intelligent, thinking man, I know there must be something to do, and no one will approve of what must be done.

    • Agree: Bill Jones
    • Thanks: rebel yell
    • Replies: @John Johnson
    , @Sam Malone
  194. @Henry's Cat

    They don’t have jack sh*t details available so it’s pretty safe to assume the worst. Sports reporting is like 10X orders magnitude more accurate than virtually any other subject. He was driving home from practice–there is no way he was drunk if that is accurate. His car went across the lane into oncoming traffic–was it a tesla on auto?

    The late 2020 Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver accident where he was @ 3 X the legal limit and his car computer had him @ 155 mph on a surface street in the city was a novel situation. Unfortunately he survived and an innocent bystander did not.

    At this point I forget if the Raider was named Riggs or Ruggs. That sucker is going to jail for a long time.

    • Replies: @Henry's Cat
  195. kihowi says:
    @YetAnotherAnon

    I remember seeing a LOT of lesbians on COPS.

  196. Not sure about the rest of the world but Americans are lousy at handling stress.

    You see the same thing around the holidays.

    People get stressed and start racing through parking lots.

    If the holidays stress you out then you are doing it wrong.

    Skip the party with the in-laws and order Chinese and sleep in. Mix it up a bit and stop worrying about the damn presents. My wife frets about presents and I just laugh. Presents are supposed to be for the kids. I’ll skip presents some years and my relatives still come over. What else are they going to do?

  197. bomag says:
    @Rebunga

    How long can they continue the experiment as the bodies pile up?

    There’s a satirical video where the main character confronts Karl Marx with the 110 million deaths attributed to Communism.

    “Who knew equality would be so cheap?” was Marx’s rejoinder.

  198. Brutusale says:
    @Twinkie

    Yes, they’re atrocious. Some of the tequila ones aren’t bad. My girl tried them, which is why she’s drinking dry ciders.

    She only does yoga every couple weeks to get a good, long stretch. She cycles and lifts.

    We’re lucky guys!

  199. @Buzz Mohawk

    My friend, I don’t think there is a political solution at this point. Maybe in the past there was, but it is too late. I think you know this. Only God can change this course, and God had done that before, so we can still hope.

    Why should God help us? Our idiot conservatives refused to face the reality of race and instead bowed to Mammon. Liberals have decided to wage a war against reality and though many here want to blame Jews the harsh reality is that MILLIONS of Whites support lying to their own children. Oh heavens if we tell them the truth.

    Why would God bail us out instead of other countries? Our leaders have decided that they can ignore nature CAUSE FACING REALITY WOULD BE BAD. That’s like telling God that we have voted and decided that gravity won’t be in our equations.

    Southern Whites brought Africans over as slaves out of greed and then Northerners decided that human biology doesn’t exist out of resentment and denial.

    This is our mess even if we had nothing to do with creating it.

    We can ask God for strength in facing our enemies but I see no reason to believe he will pull a reset.

    The only viable way out of this mess is to take conservatives and shove their noses in the s–t of reality until they drop their ridiculous Cosby fantasies. Whatever becomes of that will be at least a stronger platform. Liberals are hopeless as most of their leaders are fully aware that they are lying.

  200. Keypusher says:
    @clyde

    “The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75%, occurred in people who had at least 4 co-morbidities so really these were people who were unwell to begin with.”

    She was referring to 36 fully vaccinated people (out of 1.2 million studied) who died of COVID. Twenty-eight had four or more comorbidities.

    A lot of anti-vaccine crusaders have been lying about this.

    • Thanks: HA
    • Replies: @clyde
  201. prosa123 says:

    I drove on the Belt Parkway through Brooklyn and Queens 3x a week at night from November 2019 until transferring to a different worksite six months ago. Almost as soon as Covid hit hard in March 2020 many drivers became utterly insane. It wasn’t uncommon to see cars weaving through traffic at what I’d guess was close to 100mph on a road barely safe at half that speed. And needless to say I saw more than a few crashes.

    If I had to give reasons for this, I’d say they were (1) with far fewer cars on the road than usual many people took the opportunity to drive like lunatics; and (2) cops were nowhere to be seen, most likely because they were busy dealing with Covid-related calls. Of course this is just a guess, but I can’t really think of any other possibilities.

    Things began calming down in the late summer of 2020 but never got back to normal. There were still plenty of nutjob drivers, if not quite as many as before.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  202. Jack D says:
    @prosa123

    You are omitting the Floyd Effect. Somehow the Death of Floyd was interpreted in the communitay as meaning “Black people no longer have to comply with the law if they don’t want to. Laws are racis’ and should not apply to black people.” If you now have societal license to pop a cap in the ass of your enemies, you sure as hell have license to drive at any damn speed you want. Especially if the cops have been told that they are no longer supposed to pull over brothers for traffic offenses.

    • Replies: @prosa123
  203. @JohnnyWalker123

    Americans drive like lunatics. You can have unlimited speeds, like on some stretches of the autobahn, but with that comes certain responsibilities, like never passing on the right and generally being predictable. I drove north from Miami recently, and even at times hitting 90, there was still no shortage of impatient a**holes who didn’t let me get to the right and simply passed me on the right, continuing to weave around other traffic across four lanes at 100 or better.

    I must admit I had a bit of schadenfreude when I passed an accordioned Porsche that had plowed into the back of a semi just outside West Palm Beach. Darwinian justice, I guess.

  204. anon[276] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mike1

    Nearly every time I pass a D-bag driving 10-20 miles below the speed limit, he/she/it is wearing a mask while driving alone. Not sure if it’s causation or correlation.

  205. @Alden

    Lori Lightfoot of Chicago De Blasio of New York and the radical politicians of Seattle and Minneapolis St Paul. Every radical progressive hell hole city in America has a substantial Asian minority. And they bloc vote democrat.

    In Chicago’s Chinatown, if you walk from Wentworth & Cermack to Archer & Cermak and from Wentworth & Cermak to Wentworth & 24Th Place, you cannot spot a single Chicago Streets & Sanitation garbage can. There USED to be Chicago garbage cans years ago, but they are ALL gone.

    There are maybe 2-3 red PRIVATE garbage cans.

    So a PRIME tourist area populated by Democrat Asian loyalists is completely IGNORED by the Whites/Blacks/Hispanic Coalition of the Fringes.

    No wonder they can’t do anything but run Silent Marches.

  206. prosa123 says:
    @Stillderswine

    I remember that period, but this in itself can cause reckless speeding/accidents. Like General Patton died because nobody in Germany owned cars and only soldiers were tearing ass down speeding Berlin Streets. Got into fatal accident.

    Patton’s crash occurred in a rural part of Germany far from Berlin as he and his party were on their way to a hunting trip. It was a fairly low-speed crash, with no other injuries in Patton’s limousine or in the Army truck with which it collided. Patton somehow banged his head and broke his neck in a million-to-one case of bad luck.

  207. prosa123 says:
    @Jack D

    The nutjob driving started in late March 2020, two months before Floyd.

  208. @El Dato

    But the article is also great, because it puts the lie to the “driving while black” myth which has been rammed down our throats for 50 years. Now we know, we have empirical evidence from a non-human source that their driving really is much worse. Latinx’s, you’re busted too!

  209. @Moses

    The work leads him to drive past the city’s cameras more

    Blame the work!

  210. Alrenous says: • Website
    @HammerJack

    Crime was already 70%+ preventable in Europe by the 1950s. Already at least double the minimum rate.

  211. @Barnard

    From what I saw on twitter, It seems he shot himself. Unless the vax is the Derek Chauvin of cause of death, it should be off the hook.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  212. @Altai

    1980s”It’s even more impressive when you consider that many of those months were during effective lockdowns and one would expect less conscientious people to be the ones on the roads and more conscientious people were still at home.”

    You’re a fucking retard. I drove more miles during the CoronaHoax than before. Anyone with an IQ over 85 knew covid19 was a hoax in March of 2020.

  213. @Bill Jones

    OK, that’s an hour of my life I’m not getting back but a small price to pay for ‘assuaging my ignorance.’

    Permit me a couple of observations;A} The methodology employed in compiling the 300+ cases in the theburningplatform link appears to be bot trawling through the intertubes for terms ‘athlete’ ‘sudden’ ‘death’ and the like. That’s how you end up with one of your “young athletes” being the late great Hank Aaron, a wheelchair bound 86 year old, who shuffled off this mortal coil 2 weeks after getting vaxxed. Why his death is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma! B}8 of the cases are referees not athletes. C} 24 of the cases are over 50 years old in which heart attacks are not exactly unknown. D} 10+ had heart conditions that predated Covid epidemic, let alone vax. E} A few of them had cause of death as auto accident or collision. One of them (#110)even had Coke and Fentanyl in autopsy but are vax deaths for theburningplatform. The Derek Chauvin vax indeed!

    Leaving all this aside, the ‘database’ adds two cases to the college sports tally, Joe Bradshaw of Charleston Southern University and Tirrell Williams of Fort Scott Community College. Fwiw,Williams’ death is attributed to heat stroke in every source I could find.

    In any case this 2016 American College of Cardiology paper says 100-150 yearly sudden cardiac arrests for athletes is normal so I’m not sure their is any there there at all
    https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/06/28/07/06/sports-participation-and-sudden-cardiac-arrest

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  214. Corvinus says:
    @Steve Sailer

    “It’s not a coincidence that there has been a Ferguson Effect and now a Floyd Effect on both murders “and lethal wrecks”

    You mean tortured logic.

    In my decades of driving in the Midwest (Chicago area), the very aggressive, semi-reckless/reckless driving on the highways is invariably done by white drivers. The vehicle of choice? Pick-up trucks. Whenever I see a car wildly weaving in and out of lanes while speeding on the highway, it’s almost always a white driver. Now, do black aggressive drivers engage in dangerous weaves? Absolutely. They will also tailgate you in a large, often lifted, pickup truck, or speed on straightaways in sports or souped up cars, as well as use the passing lanes or an open lane to speed ahead. But, the high speed reckless weaving seems to be mostly whites. It’s called the Trump Effect.

    And I can’t believe that this data escaped your pattern recognition skills.

    https://www.mic.com/impact/how-cars-became-a-deadly-anti-protest-weapon-53291831/amp

    University of Chicago Ph.D. student Ari Weil examined in his masters thesis on the increase in vehicle ramming attacks over the last decade. In June, he created his own database to track incoming reports, using social media posts and local and federal court documents. According to Weil, between late May and early September 2020, there were 104 vehicle-ramming incidents at protests in the U.S. Weil speculates the rise in vehicle-ramming could, in part, is due to an increase in opportunity.

    Weil stresses that this trend is not a coordinated effort coming from “card-carrying extremists.” Instead, this is evidence of a greater normalization, through widely-shared memes on Facebook and Twitter, of violence against protesters. “None of these memes are new. The ‘run them over’ memes started six years ago with the start of Black Lives Matter protests,” Weil points out. “People were then joking about this online, that hashtag ‘all lives splatter’. I tracked those and saw them picking up again in late May, as the protests took off.” Memes joking about hitting protesters and about drivers’ “right to the road” contributed to a normalization of these actions, says Weil. “That discourse is a discourse about rights. ‘By being in the street, you’re giving up your rights, therefore, I have full liberty to drive right through you,’” he says, paraphrasing perpetrators’ logic.

    • Replies: @MEH 0910
  215. @Alden

    Given what happened to Derek Chauvin and Kim Potter, I’d say Minnesota is an escape from state.

    That’s the Cities. Nobody’s gonna follow you here, though:

    All the fish are above average!

    • Replies: @clyde
  216. clyde says:
    @Keypusher

    She was referring to 36 fully vaccinated people (out of 1.2 million studied) who died of COVID. Twenty-eight had four or more comorbidities.
    A lot of anti-vaccine crusaders have been lying about this.

    Think what you like, but by her language, I do not think she is referring to those 36.
    What she said was revolutionary and upsetting to the Covidxyz conventional wisdom. And you think head of CDC Wallensky said this based on 36 people? Doubtful.

    Hmmmm… https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/verify/coronavirus-verify/cdc-director-walenskys-good-morning-america-interview-shared-out-of-context/536-df3fef72-c341-4cfa-8a09-8d8bb9578a62
    I will look some more at this

  217. clyde says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Minnesotans go to their ice fishing shacks to get all liquored up away from their wife #1, and #2, to hang out with their liquored up buddies. This is why a few pick up trucks sink though the ice every spring, on the not frozen enough lakes.

    How do those frozen lake fish taste anyways? After thawing them out and cooking them.

  218. Mr. Anon says:
    @bomag

    Note also that schools are softening the definition of disadvantaged background to help the attractive upper middle class demographic: OMG! I broke a nail!

    Yeah, they don’t want real disadvantaged people – the kind with poor hygiene and violent tempers – who would make life on their campus less pleasant and more dangerous (and who probably can’t pay). They only want the faux-disadvantaged, who still bring a certain level of middle-class gentility to campus.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  219. Mr. Anon says:

    I hate to agree with Corvinus, and it probably won’t happen again, but the absolute worst drivers I see on the roads (in the sense of most dangerous and reckless) are white guys driving pick-up trucks. Not guys driving old beater trucks, like landscape contractors, but the (presumably) middle-to-upper-middle-class-guys driving shiny, brand-new \$50,000 pick-up trucks.

    Well, to be fair, they are the second most reckless group of drivers on the road.

    The first most reckless group are cops.

    • LOL: bomag
    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  220. @J.Ross

    Thanks. What’s the difference between vdare.com and vdare.net?

  221. @Jack D

    Our society, for various reasons, made some wrong turns starting after WWII – a whole bunch of them.

    Mistakes were made, Fellow White People! But this is supposed to be a happy occasion! Let’s not argue about who killed who!

  222. @Mr. Anon

    I almost got killed by a police car that ran a red light (without his light or siren on).

    • Replies: @Rahan
    , @Mr. Anon
  223. Rahan says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I almost got killed by a police car that ran a red light (without his light or siren on).

    Me too, 3 months back.

    • Thanks: Hibernian
  224. Been crossing the USA by vehicle for sixty years. The alien population making things worse starts growing noticeable (bad behavior; stupid or selfish indistinguishable) by the middle 1990s, and a substantial percentage of minority drivers in any given region (exacerbated by FAR higher car reliability for those too inept to maintain vehicles) makes those regions places where one MUST be aware of differing racial propensities.

    Jackson, MS is not Tucson, AZ is not Greenwich, CT. (Income is only part-explanation).

    The last five years things have gotten worse at an INCREASED rate. A few months can be telling. Those of us who drive for a living have to be sensitive to small changes as much rides on awareness.

    WHATS NEW FOR 2021? A refusal to dim high beams became universal (who cares what whitey wants?). Reckless disregard in lane-changes and using the shoulder to pass also brcame universal (nation-wide).

    Add these to the now universal (game theory) tail-gating and use of the passing lane as a travel lane THEN Vaxxidents . . . and incredibly bad habits (hello, divorce; baby-daddies didn’t teach co-operation much less risk assessment) are biting everyone in the ass as NEW accident types are occurring (loss of control type not previously seen).

    Highways are now The Perfect Storm where the factors are lining up against what’s occurred over primarily the past thirty years. (Margins cut to the bone). The better cars, the better roads aren’t protection in a nation with a declining IQ where instant cognition problems have been introduced by The Death Jab.

    My several conversations with State Highway Patrol and Sheriffs officers confirms the hunch accordingly. (Statistics don’t explain all; data base faults).

    I run 10-12,000 miles/month. “Safe operation” is pretty much Vehicle Separation Space. Look for fish school behavior, and fall away from it as it forms. Groups crowding both lanes of an Interstate WILL dissipate. Allow it to do so. Never be trapped ahead, behind, and beside. Expect, too, to be passed (turd worlders think driving a game; they’re 12-yr olds) and that they’ll slow ahead of you. And that others will join them. (They’ll speed to join any crowd up ahead. So fall away. 10-mph till they’re a quarter-mile ahead.

    Adapt to circumstance.

    .

    • Thanks: JMcG
  225. @Emil Nikola Richard

    Modern reporting can be very frustrating. Even without politically correct dictates, there’s a rush to print, and by the time the meat of the story emerges, they’ve usually moved on. The only remedy is to bookmark them and check back periodically.

  226. Jack D says:
    @kaganovitch

    The vaccine drives you insane – the spike proteins destroy your neurons, kinda like Mad Cow disease. And then you kill yourself. Any vaccinated person who kills himself from now on – it’s causa the vaxx.

  227. Mr. Anon says:
    @Steve Sailer

    I almost got killed by a police car that ran a red light (without his light or siren on).

    The closest I ever came to getting killed in a traffic accident was because of a cop too. A lot of them are a menace on the road.

  228. Janbar says:

    Just 1462 deaths on Britain’s roads in 2020 and the police long ago abandoned routine traffic patrols. You can drive hundreds of miles on the motorways and never see a patrol car – cameras are much more efficient revenue generators.

    • Replies: @JMcG
  229. Jack D says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Getting into a place like Penn (or becoming a Rhodes Scholar) is very competitive. People will scramble for any advantage. ESPECIALLY white upper middle class people who are otherwise at a disadvantage. Remember all those rich people who were willing to pay Singer hundreds of thousands of \$ to get their kids into mediocre schools like USC? So if you are privileged white girl who goes to a fancy private school and whose mother is a doctor, you are going to get ZERO leg up from that narrative. You better have 1600 SATs (and even that is no guaranty).

    Meanwhile kids who are TRULY disadvantaged mostly don’t want to go to Penn to begin with. A kid from a truly deprived background is usually not going to be able to do the work at the required level and is not going to enjoy the social environment.

    The schools are practically BEGGING you to make up a sob story. They ask you to write essays about some challenge that you have overcome. They keep stats about how many “first generation college students” they have. Meanwhile, they don’t have any mechanism for fact checking your story. This is even better than lying about your race. If you put down black and you show up with straight blond hair someone may ask questions. But if you say that your parents were abusive, how are they going to check this?

    It’s not at all surprising that whatever you incentivize, you get more of. What’s crazy here is that our society has created this upside-down, the last shall be first social structure. Communist countries (not coincidentally) used to do this too – if you wanted to go to college, it was better if you had a good proletarian background. If there were capitalists in your family history, forget about going. If you think about it, wanting your college to be filled with people from the MOST dysfunctional homes with the LOWEST educational attainment is kinda nuts.

    • Agree: Hibernian
    • Thanks: Johann Ricke
  230. @Chester

    People are rude and impatient because there have been long lines and arbitrary restrictions on movement/activities in most areas for almost 2 years. Also the media keeps screaming that the end is nigh.

  231. @kaganovitch

    Your original post seemed to state your honest lack of awareness of athlete deaths.
    I haven’t seen anything claiming comprehensiveness and every health statistic on the planet is, at best. doubtful because of government malfeasance and Old Media censorship. I have been struck by the number of professional soccer players in Europe having sudden heart problems. Eriksson’s literal death by heart attack in the middle of an International game was unique and within 24 hours a whole raft of media articles on “vaccine compliance” (an interesting term in itself) in Football had been memory-holed.
    Here’s a piece on RT on that.

    https://www.rt.com/sport/541515-football-players-collapsing-debate/

    That the “vaccine” does not work is apparent. The issue is why the psychotic insistence on it being universal.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @HA
  232. @Buzz Mohawk

    Buzz, you pump out a lot of trivial commentary, but every so often you also contribute something that really gets to the heart of things and makes us think. All of it is welcome.

  233. Jack D says:
    @Bill Jones

    That the “vaccine” does not work is apparent.

    I guess it’s just a coincidence that 90% of the Covid deaths now are among the unvaccinated.

    It would have been nice if the vaccines actually prevented you from being infected at all, but reducing hospitalizations and deaths by 90+% is not chopped liver.

  234. @Twinkie

    “44 percent of those who bought or traded cryptocurrencies in the past year were non-White, 41 percent were women and 35 percent had annual household incomes of less than \$60,000. The survey also found that the average participant was younger than 40 and did not have a college degree.”

    This sounds like the UK scratchcard demographic – do they have those in the US?

    From the Guardian:

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/jan/13/investors-sue-kim-kardashian-and-floyd-mayweather-jr-over-crypto-scheme-ethereummax

    The reality TV star Kim Kardashian and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr are among celebrities being sued over their promotion of an alleged “pump and dump” cryptocurrency scheme that investors say caused them to lose money.

    According to a class action lawsuit filed in a California court, executives of EthereumMax, in collaboration with Kardashian, Mayweather Jr and the basketball player Paul Pierce, sought to enrich themselves by making “false and misleading” statements to investors.

    Promotions by the company included an Instagram post to Kardashian’s 250 million followers that the head of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, Charles Randell, said may have had “the single biggest audience reach in history” for a financial product.

    The value of the company’s EMAX tokens increased by as much as 1,370% after the media marketing blitz before crashing to an all-time low, the suit claims.

    By using celebrity endorsements, the claimants say, EthereumMax’s executives, “touted the prospects of the company and the ability for investors to make significant returns due to the favourable ‘tokenomics’ of the EMAX Tokens”.

    If God didn’t want them sheared, he would not have made them sheep“. Don’t we all go to boxers and reality stars for our investment advice?

  235. HA says:
    @Bill Jones

    “I have been struck by the number of professional soccer players in Europe having sudden heart problems.”

    Maybe that’s because a third of 2021’s association soccer/football deaths happened just in December. Moreover, the numbers bounce around a lot, and we had a freakishly low number of soccer deaths in the previous year, so this may be a catch-up “harvest” year for overdue myocarditis, but it was indeed anomalous in and of itself. But if you group 2 year spans together, to even them out, then the 2020-21 toll is the same as the one for 2016-2017.

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

    2010 12
    2011 3
    2012 10
    2013 11
    2014 8
    2015 12
    2016 13
    2017 11
    2018 9
    2019 10
    2020 3
    2021 21 (6 of them in Dec)

    Like I said, the Oxford study I linked to previously does show a measurable risk of myocarditis from the vaccines, but except for teenage boys (word is still out on whether that anomaly holds up), the clotting risk from COVID itself is significantly greater than what you get from the vaccine.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  236. JMcG says:
    @Janbar

    I just drove 330 miles down the east coast of the US. Didn’t see one cop.

  237. @houston 1992

    And how did prohibition work out last time?

  238. @HA

    Wikipedia?

    • Replies: @HA
  239. HA says:
    @Bill Jones

    “Wikipedia?”

    As opposed to your selective anti-vaxxer memory that only remembers whatever feeds your confirmation bias? Yes, Wikipedia wins that contest in a heartbeat (so to to speak).

    That Wikipedia page has been up since 2016 — if you have any problems with it, tell us at which point that page became less credible than whatever it is you’re providing for us — once you get around to providing it, of course. And when you wow us with that better-than-Wikipedia list, why don’t you go through it and see if it matches up with the Wikipedia, and if it doesn’t, THEN complain about how Wikipedia isn’t as credible.

    If you can’t do any of that, stop trying to dig yourself out of a losing argument by pretending you’re more credible than Wikipedia, or the sources from BBC, Guardian, and other papers they list as references for every single name on the list.

    While you’re at it, have a look at the NFL deaths over the past couple of years, and NBA . How come there’s no bump there (once we factor out the two guys who died in car wrecks? If it’s the nature of soccer that it subjects its players to above-average cardiac arrest rates, maybe there’s something other than COVID and vaccines going on, since the NBA and NFL had to put up with a lot of the latter. Just saying.

  240. @Batman

    Another factor is driving while texting or googling or having a cell phone conversation. It’s very tempting to text while driving and it is very dangerous.

  241. Steve, you have closed comments on your articles and threads which a search tells me are those featuring Q Anon. Although you have yourself professed little knowledge of Q Anon oth threads attracted many comments and the subject is clearly important when considering the future of America, not least when considered as if it were a democracy and trying to remain so. So….. In llthe hope that this rather long series by Gabriel Gatehouse for the BBC won’t exhaust your patience I proffer the link to The Coming Storm in the hope that you will consider reviewing it.

    Gabriel Gatehouse journeys deep into the QAnon conspiracy movement in The Coming Storm – Media Centre

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/2021/radio-4-the-coming-storm

    BBC Radio 4 – The Coming Storm

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001324r

    (I think the latter link gets you right into it)

  242. MEH 0910 says:
    @Steve Sailer


    [MORE]

  243. MEH 0910 says:
    @Corvinus

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  244. Corvinus says:
    @MEH 0910

    Thanks for agreeing with my post.

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