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Hockney, 1978

This week’s Biggest News Story in the History of the World has elicited learned disquisitions on the history of swimming pool bigotry for the delectation of the masses who like to get hot and bothered by Historical Racism Porn. For example, the New York Times features an op-ed:

Who Gets to Go to the Pool?
By BRIT BENNETT JUNE 10, 2015

IN a 1948 speech to fellow Dixiecrats, Strom Thurmond famously declared that the entire United States Army couldn’t force white Southerners to allow black people “into our theaters, into our swimming pools, into our homes, and into our churches.” …

In a YouTube video of a pool party that took place in McKinney, Tex., on Friday, a white police officer appears to shove, handcuff and pull a gun on a group of black teenagers. He grabs a black girl by her hair and drags her to the ground. He puts a knee on her back as she screams. According to the McKinney Police Department, officers responded to calls of a “disturbance” involving multiple juveniles “who do not live in the area or have permission to be there.”

The officer in question has reportedly resigned, and the department announced an investigation. Black teenagers at the party have told news outlets that before the police arrived, they were accosted by white adults who told the black children to leave the pool and “return to Section 8 housing.”

Water has long been a site of racial anxiety. Integrating city pools has led to riots, such as in 1931, when young black men in Pittsburgh were held underwater, dragged out and beaten by white swimmers while police officers watched.

The Atlantic beat the NYT to the punch, however:

McKinney, Texas, and the Racial History of American Swimming Pools

Backyard pools and private clubs only proliferated after municipal pools were forcibly desegregated.

YONI APPELBAUM JUN 8, 2015

… As African Americans fought for desegregation in the 1950s, public pools became frequent battlefields. In Marshall, Texas, for example, in 1957, a young man backed by the NAACP sued to force the integration of a brand-new swimming pool. …

Today, that complicated legacy persists across the United States. The public pools of mid-century—with their sandy beaches, manicured lawns, and well-tended facilities—are vanishingly rare.

I guess that’s why we can’t have nice things.

 
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  1. Hail says: • Website

    Bafflingly, the Texas swimming pool story was featured as a *top story* on the BBC World News TV broadcast.

    The same kind of “POS” incident probably occurs tens of thousands of times a day across the world. Why is this a top “World News” story? We ask.

    This pathetic incident barely even merits mention in local news (probably doesnt even there).

  2. Pat Casey says:

    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    • Replies: @anon
    @Pat Casey

    another article posted here raised an interesting point. If words like yacht are too obscure for minorities, why aren't words like black-bodies considered too obscure for the masses? Most people probably think that black body refers to black body radiation.

    Replies: @Pat Casey, @Immigrant from former USSR

    , @Kyle a
    @Pat Casey

    What a fine example of projection there Truman Capote

    Replies: @Pat Casey

    , @Blobby5
    @Pat Casey

    Hah! 'Too little body fat', I do agree with you on the 'floater' part though.

    , @Yak-15
    @Pat Casey

    Does this mean you have a black cuckholding fetish? Commenters like you on iSteve creep me out. There is a strange obsession by some on this site with black sexuality. Stop it. It's irrelevant.

    Replies: @jsm

    , @JSM
    @Pat Casey

    urp

  3. eah says:

    It’s instructive to read Brit Bennett’s Twitter history:

    I’m just so sick of black kids dying for what is essentially obnoxious teenage behavior. Just because it’s annoying doesn’t make it a crime

    I lived in a college town where white kids played obnoxious music at all hours and no one called the cops. No one was beat or killed

    “Read the whole thing there.”

  4. “Integrating city pools has led to riots, such as in 1931, when young black men in Pittsburgh were held underwater, dragged out and beaten by white swimmers while police officers watched.”

    I have no clue what happened in this incident, but I have a feeling that it was a bit more than “hey, a black guy! Get ’em!”.

    Just did a quick Google search and found nothing in the first 10 results.

    Found this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1931_riots

    But strangely enough, the Pittsburgh incident isn’t listed. Is the NYT just making stuff up? Does anyone have any info on this?

    • Replies: @jon
    @Nathan Wartooth

    I found this:



    On what racial conflicts at pools looked like
    “A particularly good example of this is the Highland Park swimming pool in Pittsburgh. This was the first municipal pool in Pittsburgh that was open to both males and females. And so when Highland Park Pool opened in 1931, on the first day that it was open, thousands and thousands of people from throughout Pittsburgh come to use it, including both whites and blacks.

    Now on that day, each and every identifiably black person was pulled out of the line, and asked to produce his or her health certificate. Well, none of the prospective black swimmers had the health certificate, and so all of them were denied admission to the pool. The next day, 50 prospective black swimmers show up. Once they entered the water, groups of white swimmers gathered around them, shouted threats at them, and then started punching them and dunking them underneath the water. The next day, four young black men, ages 14 to 16, come to try to swim at the pool. But this time, they’re met by a gang of white toughs, who beat them with sticks and clubs.

    Now, the police that are located at the pool largely ignored the beating. But then, once the beating had concluded, they actually arrested the black swimmers, and charged them with the speciously apt charge of inciting to riot.”
     
    http://backstoryradio.org/2015/04/01/divided-waters/

    Replies: @Ozymandias

    , @Dave Pinsen
    @Nathan Wartooth

    I have no idea about the 1931 incident either, but it's telling that they have to go back that far to get a result that fits the narrative. There was a much more recent incident of racial violence at a big NYC public pool that's been apparently memory holed.

    , @hbd chick
  5. I’m sorry, but The Atlantic part about sandy beaches being near pools doesn’t quite make any sense. Aren’t sandy beaches by definition near the ocean?

    Also, but after all these decades of integration, blacks still don’t make for the best swimmers in pools. Not very many NCAA Div I champs who are black. Must be something racist about that, too, and just maybe the whites left blacks with all the broken down and dirty (less chlorine) pools in the urban areas.

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    The only interpretation that makes sense to me is that they're talking about public swimming facilities beyond pools. For example, a town in my county has a pond or small lake where they trucked in sand to make a little beach around it, for residents too lazy to drive an hour to an actual beach.

    , @Buffalo Joe
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Yojimbo, there are great beaches along the shores of Lake Erie, on both the American and Canadian sides. Spent most of my youthful summers at the beach. We used to hitch hike up to Canada, so easy to cross the border then There were few if any blacks at the Canadian beaches and a handful on our side. I lived in a new , rent subsidized apartment in the shadow of Buffalo City hall, after I divorced. The complex had a very nice pool. There were probably less than 10% white tenants at the complex, but we had the pool all to ourselves . The black and brown tenants never used the pool. You need to be a resident of our town to use the public pool and all of the HOA developments around here require a resident ID or a Guest Pass. I don't think blacks like to swim or is that a stereotype ? The City of Buffalo put a huge splash pool in at MLK park...water is probably six inches deep but you can't actually swim there.

    , @gregor
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    In "the Sports Gene," David Epstein explains that Africans tend to have relatively longer legs while Europeans have longer torsos. Longer legs are superior for running events while a longer torso is better for swimming. One interesting fact Epstein notes in the book is that 6'4" swimmer Michael Phelps and some 5'9" runner who's name escapes me wear pants with the same inseam despite their height difference, just to give an idea of how much body types vary by sport at the elite level.

  6. The pool fiasco was started by a woman and daughter, both Black and in Section 8 housing, posting flyers about a party with a DJ. DJ set up illegally, tresspassing. Black kids swarmed the gated community climbing through back yards and fighting with each other and residents. Black non section 8 residents complained and are complaining still, about an illegal admission paying party on pruvate property.

    New trend, Section 8 renters creating pay for admission pool parties. Not even a gated community can keep the Black undertow away. Reports have over 200 ‘teens’ oh those teens in a small community pool area.

    Oh those teens!

  7. Why does the left focus so much on historical racism and police violence?

    This is why: if you looked at racial violence in America today, you will see blacks committing crimes against whites at far higher rates than vice-versa. This doesn’t fit with their narrative of blacks always being the victims and whites the oppressors. So to solve that problem, and to maintain the illusion that racial violence is something mostly done to blacks, they have to focus on either historical racism, or police violence.

    That the historical racism angle is just misdirection is obvious enough, but what about the focus on police violence? Black NYT columnist Charles Blow gives the usual explanation:

    And there is one important distinction to make here: the criminals don’t work for the people; the police officers do. It is right and proper for citizens to demand accountability from people whose salaries they pay.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/04/opinion/charles-m-blow-romanticizing-broken-windows-policing.html

    The error is clear, his “important distiction” is not important at all. It doesn’t matter that criminals “don’t work for the people.” We have the right to demand accountability from all citizens, both criminals and police. Justice applies to everyone.

    Including that whites have the right to demand accountability from black criminals.

    So while police violence can be a legitimate issue of concern, the left are just using it to distract from the reality of racial violence in America. And it seems to work. Holding the megaphone is nice.

    • Replies: @Ozymandias
    @Drake

    "This doesn’t fit with their narrative of blacks always being the victims and whites the oppressors. So to solve that problem, and to maintain the illusion that racial violence is something mostly done to blacks, they have to focus on either historical racism, or police violence."

    Excessive and manipulative focus on police violence has the added benefit that it can be used as a justification to call for police federalization.

  8. McKinney is only 10 percent Black. Are most of the Section 8 Blacks living there imported from Fort Worth and Dallas?

    I wonder if McKinney is a Ferguson in the making in terms of changing racial demographics, meaning 20 years from now can we expect McKinney to be a Chocolate suburb just like Ferguson due to a massive influx of Section 8 housing Blacks from urban inner city Dallas and Fort Worth? Will McKinney become Blacker while Dallas and Fort Worth gentrify more? That’s the plan right, Blacken the suburbs with Section 8 housing so that the big cities can SWPL gentrify. Seems to be a nationwide trend. Many of the East Bay suburbs are becoming Blacker due to Section 8 housing, while Oakland is becoming less Black.

    • Replies: @Marty
    @Jefferson

    A dozen years ago a black public school teacher in El Cerrito disclsed the plan, to a student of his that I knew. He said, "white people are gonna have to come down a few notches."

  9. My mom told me that in her small home town they were forced to let blacks into the public pool after desegregation. After about 6 months the city council voted to just shut it down. White parents shelled out for membership at private pools at a country club in a neighboring bigger town. My naive young self suggested that that seemed absurdly racist. She told me that I had no idea what I was talking about. I group up in a town of about 5K with one black family and one nice public and two private pools at the country club. Then I went to college and figured out what she meant.

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    @Bobby

    The city I grew up in was ~50% black, but the pool complex was nearly all black. My sisters and I and a few white neighbors had passes for a couple of summers. I don't remember anything terrible happening there, but it was always too crowded to swim (except for the small deep part of one pool), and there were slicks of cocoa butter on the surface.

    The lifeguards would try to limit the crowding by limiting access to boys or girls at some point, etc.

    One time we got invited to the private swim club our parents' friends were members of in the town next door. Night & day. We never went back to our public pool again.

    Replies: @Anonymous

  10. By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of “Pool party at Hockney’s house!” keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.

    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @Steve Sailer

    I'd rather take my chances at Hockney's place than at Michael Barrymore's.

    , @Kylie
    @Steve Sailer


    By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of “Pool party at Hockney’s house!” keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.
     
    I hope you have at least as much fun coming up with comments like this as I do reading them.
    , @Reg Cæsar
    @Steve Sailer

    The curator at the art museum in Bob the Builder's town is David Mockney.

    I don't know if Bob built a pool for him.

  11. @Pat Casey
    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    Replies: @anon, @Kyle a, @Blobby5, @Yak-15, @JSM

    another article posted here raised an interesting point. If words like yacht are too obscure for minorities, why aren’t words like black-bodies considered too obscure for the masses? Most people probably think that black body refers to black body radiation.

    • Replies: @Pat Casey
    @anon

    Yeah, and that reminds me of the danger of referring to black holes. Come to think of it, perhaps that's the effective ultimate function of Neil deGrasse Tyson, to save the term black holes from going the way of niggardly. But your example also makes me think that these bodies who consistently refer to black bodies are not in equilibrium with their environment. That is to say, they're not very self-aware of the way they're being ethno-eccentric.

    Like if I ever said, stop putting the Irish bodies in the paddy wagon on St. Paddy's day, no one would know how to take that phraseology except as simple blarney. But contra your point, I think everyone knows how to take talk about black bodies coming from black spokesmen, it's an intuitive slip on their part, and intuitively comprehensible otherwise, intuitively taken as suddenly and conspicuously injecting, in a subtle way, the mandingo image, the one racial stereotype that's a source of pride for blacks, as if to say, the bodies excuse the behavior. But I'm pretty sure the people spouting it are only aware of attempting to be poetic.

    can't begrudge 'em tho, it's just too funny, and somehow so typical.

    Btw, I recall Prof. Stow explaining that one of the solemn-sounding totem-people of black- amerika said Bill Clinton was the first black president, and then elaborated the point by bringing up the Starr Report, in the context of white people's historical and historic obsession with the black body. That elaboration would probably be worth tracking down but I don't recall which moron remarked it.

    , @Immigrant from former USSR
    @anon

    Sure, and estimate for energy density of black-body radiation,

    U [Joule/m^3] about k_B*T / lambda^3 ,

    where h_bar*omega === h_bar*2*pi*c/lambda = k_B*T ,

    jumps into mind momentarily.

  12. In the abscence of any recent fatal police shootings of unarmed ‘teenagers/children’ I guess you have to scrape the bottom of the barrel to keep the Hate Whitey bus rolling. Nothing better than to extrapolate & exaggerate a story that, as someone has already previously said, is essentially a story that does not even merit reporting, for the SJW/prog brigade to keep them warm & fuzzy at night. Until the next Michael Brown – Freddie Gray outrage festival: Black lies matter.

  13. iSteveFan says:

    Yoni Appelbaum might have scooped the NY Times about pools, whites and blacks; but Yoni did not scoop Mondoweis about pools, Palestinians and Israelis.

    On 7 April 2015, during Passover holidays, a group of hundreds of settlers accompanied by Israeli security forces came to Birkat al-Karmil – a natural pool close to the village of al-Karmil, which lies in the southern Hebron Hills within Area A. In 2011, Yatta Municipality renovated the site, creating a park there and restoring an ancient pool at its center.

    B’Tselem’s investigation found that at about 2:00 P.M., hundreds of settlers arrived at the pool accompanied by dozens of soldiers, Border Police, and representatives of the Civil Administration (CA). The security forces ordered the Palestinian bathers to leave the pool and remain on the edge of the park. They allowed the settlers, however, free and exclusive use of the rest of the park. At about 5:30 P.M., the settlers and the security forces left the area.

    Some were bathing in the pool, while others were relaxing in the park. Muhammad Mahaniyah, 20, a resident of Yatta, told B’Tselem field researcher Musa Abu Hashhash that when the settlers arrived, accompanied by the security forces, he was bathing in the pool with friends:

    A Border Police officer ordered me to get out of the water quickly. At first I refused and told him that I wanted to be in the pool and had a right to be there. I said that I had no problem with the settlers swimming along with me. He threatened to use force if I didn’t get out of the water quickly, so my friends and I had no choice but to get out. The soldiers ordered the Palestinians who were around the pool to move back to the edge of the park, to stay there, and not to approach the settlers.

    • Replies: @International Jew
    @iSteveFan


    B’Tselem’s investigation
     
    About the farthest thing from a reliable source. Just a heads-up..
  14. A Black thug recently murdered a Greek American guy and his entire family in Washington D.C, yet that news story did not even get 1/16 the national media coverage that the McKinney swimming pool incident is getting even though it did not result in any Black deaths.

    We have to rewind the clock back to 21 years ago for the last time White lives mattered when murdered by a Black perpetrator, I am speaking of Nicole Brown of course.

    • Replies: @William BadWhite
    @Jefferson

    "A Black thug recently murdered a Greek American guy and his entire family in Washington D.C"

    He was an immigrant to boot. From Guyana. More Immigration Success.

  15. Also, I lived for a couple of years in Addison in 2006-08, which is a short drive on the Dallas Tollway from McKinney. Had a good friend from college who lived there with his family at the time so I’ve been there quite a bit. It’s just a small town that absolutely exploded in the past couple of decades from white flight. Middle to upper middle class mostly (at least back then), but by no means “wealthy” as most would mean by that word. It’s really more of a suburb of Plano than Dallas, now that Plano has gotten fairly big and big corporations have moved there. Wealthy in Dallas is Highland Park, University Park, Preston Hollow, and parts of far North Dallas. This would have never happened at any of those places because outsiders, black, white or whatever, would never have gotten anywhere near the gates of the pool. Any “Make it Clap” party would be shut down by the cops in 5 minutes. And they’d send a lot more than one.

    • Replies: @tex
    @Bobby

    Exactly right.

    So, a friend of a friend says some guy was blasting music outside of the pool and tweeting that there was a pool party at that location. Then tons of people showed up, like a sort of flash pool party if you will. Then finally regular pool/neighborhood members figured out that it was not just a case of teens from the neighborhood who were invited by residents, rather something weird was going on.

    I have no first hand knowledge, but this is what my friend said her friend from the area reported to her.

    Friend also says the newspapers and news stations are not interested in hearing what residents have to say about what happened.

  16. Gee, no mention of what happened when Mayor Bloomberg renovated the historic McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn in 2012? A day after the grand re-opening a gang of black teens attacked the white life guards and the riot squad had to be called in to restore order. During the summer the pool is constantly being closed because of contamination from vomit or fecal matter.

    If I’m not mistaken the “White girl bleed a lot” incident occurred there.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @JimB

    Interesting... I lived within walking distance of that pool while it was being renovated, but moved just before it opened, so I wasn't up on what happened there. If you google it and read the Yelp reviews, it's pretty clear how the whole thing played out. When they first reopened in 2012 they were immediately overwhelmed by crime and general misbehavior. That's the time period that most of the news stories come from. Then they cracked down with major force: big police presence, very strict rule enforcement. A lot of the newer reviews complain that everything is regimented and the staff are humorless a-holes on power trips. But it seems to have more or less worked...a few complaints about stolen bags, but no chaos.

  17. My parents were both from east side South Chicago and moved for work reasons before I was born, but occasionally we’d go back. We’d drive around and see all these park areas with swingsets and such, which seemed perfectly normal, but there would always be this small brick building, symmetrical with doors on either end, in the middle of the place, with no signs. My dad explained that that was where the pool was, but when “the n*****s came in” (and that’s just what he said) the city tore out and filled in all the pools, in the late 50s or early 60s. The entrances were those buildings, women in on one side, men on the other, with the changing rooms. When they got rid of the pool they tore down the cyclone fencing but left the building as a storage shed.

    I thought that was mean and stupid until I finally realized that what the old people told me was true: the blacks acted in threatening and repulsive ways, were filthy, and were a danger to themselves and to the nonblack swimmers alike. Several drowned every year even with trained lifeguards around. The city was liable no matter what notices were posted or papers signed, so they claimed it was an outbreak of some mythical disease or newfound cracks in the cement or whatever and one spring, the pools just disappeared.

    The same thing happened in a lot of cities in that time frame.

    • Replies: @Threecranes
    @Alric

    Your's (Alric) is exactly the story I was going to tell. My (our's really since all my siblings and friends used it) childhood pool was within walking distance of our homes, cost a quarter to get in and we used it all summer, even stopping to snitch grapes and unripe pears from the old people's gardens on our way home, barefoot, clean and tired. What a treat!

    Then a new highway divided the city, high school districts were redrawn and what had been solid working class neighborhood went black.

    Returning after fifteen years away I was shocked when I drove by the pool one winter's day to find the bottom was literally covered in broken glass; liquor bottles thrown over the chain link fence apparently.

    A few years later the pool was gone and replaced with a small grass (glass littered) field. What a tragedy.

    Our pool was typical of small town Indiana. One of my friends went from our humble pool to swim for Indiana University back when IU won six consecutive NCAA championships in swimming.

    Thank you, black people.

    , @Brutusale
    @Alric

    The Showtime series Shameless, which is set in Chicago's South Side, actually had a story line about the pasty redheaded tween daughter practicing holding her breath so she'd be ready when the public pool opened and the black kids would be holding her head underwater.

  18. That top comment in The Atlantic article is great.

  19. jon says:
    @Nathan Wartooth
    "Integrating city pools has led to riots, such as in 1931, when young black men in Pittsburgh were held underwater, dragged out and beaten by white swimmers while police officers watched."

    I have no clue what happened in this incident, but I have a feeling that it was a bit more than "hey, a black guy! Get 'em!".

    Just did a quick Google search and found nothing in the first 10 results.

    Found this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1931_riots

    But strangely enough, the Pittsburgh incident isn't listed. Is the NYT just making stuff up? Does anyone have any info on this?

    Replies: @jon, @Dave Pinsen, @hbd chick

    I found this:

    On what racial conflicts at pools looked like
    “A particularly good example of this is the Highland Park swimming pool in Pittsburgh. This was the first municipal pool in Pittsburgh that was open to both males and females. And so when Highland Park Pool opened in 1931, on the first day that it was open, thousands and thousands of people from throughout Pittsburgh come to use it, including both whites and blacks.

    Now on that day, each and every identifiably black person was pulled out of the line, and asked to produce his or her health certificate. Well, none of the prospective black swimmers had the health certificate, and so all of them were denied admission to the pool. The next day, 50 prospective black swimmers show up. Once they entered the water, groups of white swimmers gathered around them, shouted threats at them, and then started punching them and dunking them underneath the water. The next day, four young black men, ages 14 to 16, come to try to swim at the pool. But this time, they’re met by a gang of white toughs, who beat them with sticks and clubs.

    Now, the police that are located at the pool largely ignored the beating. But then, once the beating had concluded, they actually arrested the black swimmers, and charged them with the speciously apt charge of inciting to riot.”

    http://backstoryradio.org/2015/04/01/divided-waters/

    • Replies: @Ozymandias
    @jon

    "And there was also the prevalent racial prejudice at the time, that black men were at the very least sexually undisciplined, and would try to act on their sexual aggression at pools, and would do so towards white women.”

    I wonder how these vicious stereotypes get started?

    @WowJustWow

    This afternoon I read an article from a budding young SJW regarding the Texas pool incident. He used the word "horrifying" three times in a single short paragraph.

  20. Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!

    • Replies: @Hapalong Cassidy
    @Ray

    The first thing I thought of when I saw that name was the Tribe Called Quest rap song "Bonita Applebum", which I always used to mishear as "Anita Applebaum".

  21. Swimming pools without deep ends, no high-dives and water slide rules which require the slider to completely exit the pool before the next one can go down. How much are black drowning deaths responsible for this nonsense?

    • Replies: @Ivy
    @ChaseBizzy

    The main cause of those swimming pool changes was the insurance cost. Look at hotel and motel pools and ask when was the last time you saw a diving board.

    Replies: @Casey

  22. Pools are some of the most important places to practice exclusion of people “who do not live in the area or have permission to be there” because it’s so easy to steal valuables that people have left unattended.

    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    @WowJustWow

    There's also the chance one of the knuckheads drowns in your pool and the family sues you.

  23. @Pat Casey
    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    Replies: @anon, @Kyle a, @Blobby5, @Yak-15, @JSM

    What a fine example of projection there Truman Capote

    • Replies: @Pat Casey
    @Kyle a

    Funny Reagan story. Forget the details, but when Reagan was governor there was some facile scandal that basically centered around a gay cabal in his administration. Naturally heads rolled, cause Reagan could extinguish you with a smile too. So the cabal is lately gone, when Capote comes to pay his pal Gov Ronny a visit, bearing that famous homosexual swagger in the way a jester entertains his king. They catch up in Reagan's office, whatever. So the famously slovenly Lyn Nofziger, obviously no metro, is leading Capote out down the hall, past wide-open office doors of loyalists well aware of who's in the building, whence Reagan shouts out: "Hey Lyn! why don't you troll Truman back down the runway to make sure we got rid of them all!"

  24. @Steve Sailer
    By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of "Pool party at Hockney's house!" keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Kylie, @Reg Cæsar

    I’d rather take my chances at Hockney’s place than at Michael Barrymore’s.

  25. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    I'm sorry, but The Atlantic part about sandy beaches being near pools doesn't quite make any sense. Aren't sandy beaches by definition near the ocean?

    Also, but after all these decades of integration, blacks still don't make for the best swimmers in pools. Not very many NCAA Div I champs who are black. Must be something racist about that, too, and just maybe the whites left blacks with all the broken down and dirty (less chlorine) pools in the urban areas.

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Buffalo Joe, @gregor

    The only interpretation that makes sense to me is that they’re talking about public swimming facilities beyond pools. For example, a town in my county has a pond or small lake where they trucked in sand to make a little beach around it, for residents too lazy to drive an hour to an actual beach.

  26. • Replies: @fish
    @Truth

    Wow.....it still looks stupid when a white wannabe tries it.

    Whoda thunk?

    Replies: @Truth

  27. @Nathan Wartooth
    "Integrating city pools has led to riots, such as in 1931, when young black men in Pittsburgh were held underwater, dragged out and beaten by white swimmers while police officers watched."

    I have no clue what happened in this incident, but I have a feeling that it was a bit more than "hey, a black guy! Get 'em!".

    Just did a quick Google search and found nothing in the first 10 results.

    Found this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1931_riots

    But strangely enough, the Pittsburgh incident isn't listed. Is the NYT just making stuff up? Does anyone have any info on this?

    Replies: @jon, @Dave Pinsen, @hbd chick

    I have no idea about the 1931 incident either, but it’s telling that they have to go back that far to get a result that fits the narrative. There was a much more recent incident of racial violence at a big NYC public pool that’s been apparently memory holed.

  28. @WowJustWow
    Pools are some of the most important places to practice exclusion of people "who do not live in the area or have permission to be there" because it's so easy to steal valuables that people have left unattended.

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen

    There’s also the chance one of the knuckheads drowns in your pool and the family sues you.

  29. Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Andrew

    Yoni is short for Yonatan (Jonathan). Jonathan Appletree is kind of like Johnny Appleseed.

    , @random observer
    @Andrew

    That was worth my first lol of the day, at least from the web. Much thanks.

    It sounds like an Indian Bond girl, which as it happens is something I would like to see more of. The only one I can think of was the unnamed hotel assistant in Delhi in an early scene of 1983's "Octopussy".

    Sadly, Hebrew is not Hindi. Yoni is a diminutive of Jonathan.

    , @Kevin O'Keeffe
    @Andrew

    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    "Yoni" is a nonsense syllable in standard English. It might mean "vagina"/"pussy" in some foreign tongue (I have no idea), but not to normal White Americans (or some Jewish couple, as the case may be).

    Replies: @Former Darfur, @Brutusale

  30. @Bobby
    My mom told me that in her small home town they were forced to let blacks into the public pool after desegregation. After about 6 months the city council voted to just shut it down. White parents shelled out for membership at private pools at a country club in a neighboring bigger town. My naive young self suggested that that seemed absurdly racist. She told me that I had no idea what I was talking about. I group up in a town of about 5K with one black family and one nice public and two private pools at the country club. Then I went to college and figured out what she meant.

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen

    The city I grew up in was ~50% black, but the pool complex was nearly all black. My sisters and I and a few white neighbors had passes for a couple of summers. I don’t remember anything terrible happening there, but it was always too crowded to swim (except for the small deep part of one pool), and there were slicks of cocoa butter on the surface.

    The lifeguards would try to limit the crowding by limiting access to boys or girls at some point, etc.

    One time we got invited to the private swim club our parents’ friends were members of in the town next door. Night & day. We never went back to our public pool again.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Dave Pinsen


    there were slicks of cocoa butter on the surface.
     
    In our city pool the oil slick on the surface of the water was Afro Sheen.
  31. Yesterday someone here at Unz.com posted an excellent piece of amateur journalism on this case: http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/06/08/the-full-story-of-the-mckinney-texas-pool-mob-inside-the-craig-ranch-subdivision/

    This really puts the paid media whores to shame. The still frames from the video showing the guy in tan shorts, a blue t-shirt and turquoise ball cap was especially interesting to me. Once his actions were pointed out, it becomes obvious the guy’s gestures are like someone going for a gun in his waistband. The cop should be commended for his restraint.

    It’s these little pieces of real, citizen journalism broadcast via the web that give us some kind of chance against the Megaphone. If somebody, somewhere does the work to counter their latest cause celebre then we have a chance to beat these cultural saboteurs.

    • Replies: @vinteuil
    @Cagey Beast

    The conservative treehouse has done great work on this incident, just as it did on the Trayvon Martin case.

    , @Chrisnonymous
    @Cagey Beast

    Respectfully, I disagree. I have watched the entire video several times.

    The stills obscure vital movement and timing cues. The man's approach does appear threatening, and the cop rightfully puts his hand on his firearm. However, by the time the cop has actually drawn, the man clearly has no weapon and is already retreating. Moveover, the cop chases away this man and a couple others by waving his gun at them. He then has the gun out while returning his attention to the girl in question. He does not point his gun at her, but the fact it is unholstered while he begins interacting with her is dangerous.

    I see no evidence of racial issues here, except on the part of the party-crashers. However, the cop's behavior is a little extreme for the situation. You can see the other cops that are with him modeling proper behavior. They don't escalate anything while keeping control of the situation.

    It's instructive to see what happens during the gun incident. Two blonde cops run up to this situation. One goes after the men, but the other runs up to the cop in question in obvious attempt to head off any problems. This should tell you that the other cops who were working with this guy knew either (a) his behavior was too extreme, or (2) he is typically a loose canon.

    Replies: @International Jew

  32. Ed says:

    I’m beginning to wonder if they have a template of these stories already written?Kind of like how obit writers have outlines for important people in a file somewhere.

    The race batters just fill in the blanks if an incident arises that is at best slightly related and rush it out to the net. What I found amusing by these op-eds is how they described the McKinney hood as “largely white” while the paper of the record called it “diverse”. They race baiters are so desperate for 2015 to be 1965.

  33. Re: nice things, indeed, the Commons is gone. Segregation was a last-gasp attempt at perpetuating it into the modern world. Anyone who has had to deal with bands of blacks loitering so as to obstruct entirely one of two entry passes to the train station and be a little too close to the other for comfort understands that segregation allocated to black people their safe spaces to pursue whatever moronic annoyance they wanted without making life hell for everyone else.

  34. @Pat Casey
    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    Replies: @anon, @Kyle a, @Blobby5, @Yak-15, @JSM

    Hah! ‘Too little body fat’, I do agree with you on the ‘floater’ part though.

  35. @Pat Casey
    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    Replies: @anon, @Kyle a, @Blobby5, @Yak-15, @JSM

    Does this mean you have a black cuckholding fetish? Commenters like you on iSteve creep me out. There is a strange obsession by some on this site with black sexuality. Stop it. It’s irrelevant.

    • Replies: @jsm
    @Yak-15

    He's being sarcastic.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

  36. Pat Casey says:
    @anon
    @Pat Casey

    another article posted here raised an interesting point. If words like yacht are too obscure for minorities, why aren't words like black-bodies considered too obscure for the masses? Most people probably think that black body refers to black body radiation.

    Replies: @Pat Casey, @Immigrant from former USSR

    Yeah, and that reminds me of the danger of referring to black holes. Come to think of it, perhaps that’s the effective ultimate function of Neil deGrasse Tyson, to save the term black holes from going the way of niggardly. But your example also makes me think that these bodies who consistently refer to black bodies are not in equilibrium with their environment. That is to say, they’re not very self-aware of the way they’re being ethno-eccentric.

    Like if I ever said, stop putting the Irish bodies in the paddy wagon on St. Paddy’s day, no one would know how to take that phraseology except as simple blarney. But contra your point, I think everyone knows how to take talk about black bodies coming from black spokesmen, it’s an intuitive slip on their part, and intuitively comprehensible otherwise, intuitively taken as suddenly and conspicuously injecting, in a subtle way, the mandingo image, the one racial stereotype that’s a source of pride for blacks, as if to say, the bodies excuse the behavior. But I’m pretty sure the people spouting it are only aware of attempting to be poetic.

    can’t begrudge ’em tho, it’s just too funny, and somehow so typical.

    Btw, I recall Prof. Stow explaining that one of the solemn-sounding totem-people of black- amerika said Bill Clinton was the first black president, and then elaborated the point by bringing up the Starr Report, in the context of white people’s historical and historic obsession with the black body. That elaboration would probably be worth tracking down but I don’t recall which moron remarked it.

  37. This all seems to be part of a larger plan to discourage white flight to the suburbs, in effect sending the message that there is nowhere to run to, so you might as well stay put and gentrify. The problem is affordable family formation. Even in the nicest gentrified neighborhood the school system is going to be terrible compared to that of a majority white suburb. It seems that there are always just enough NAMs remaining to make the schools sub-par. The type of whites that gentrify also don’t seem to have many kids, and many end up sending them to private school anyway.

    The best strategy going forward; try to find a suburb with a very wealthy upper class neighborhood at its core, surrounded by affordable middle class homes. The upper class residents are smart enough to know that bringing Section 8 into the surrounding middle class neighborhoods will adversely affect their own property values and quality of living, and more importantly, they have the political clout to keep it from happening.

  38. @Dave Pinsen
    @Bobby

    The city I grew up in was ~50% black, but the pool complex was nearly all black. My sisters and I and a few white neighbors had passes for a couple of summers. I don't remember anything terrible happening there, but it was always too crowded to swim (except for the small deep part of one pool), and there were slicks of cocoa butter on the surface.

    The lifeguards would try to limit the crowding by limiting access to boys or girls at some point, etc.

    One time we got invited to the private swim club our parents' friends were members of in the town next door. Night & day. We never went back to our public pool again.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    there were slicks of cocoa butter on the surface.

    In our city pool the oil slick on the surface of the water was Afro Sheen.

  39. Seems very appropriate.

  40. Salon, the Face of Hate White, has chimed in with the predictable charge that blacks can’t swim because of white racism. Would that a black pool party invade Joan Walsh’s gated community. She could certainly talk them down should they get rowdy.

  41. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @JimB
    Gee, no mention of what happened when Mayor Bloomberg renovated the historic McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn in 2012? A day after the grand re-opening a gang of black teens attacked the white life guards and the riot squad had to be called in to restore order. During the summer the pool is constantly being closed because of contamination from vomit or fecal matter.

    If I'm not mistaken the "White girl bleed a lot" incident occurred there.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    Interesting… I lived within walking distance of that pool while it was being renovated, but moved just before it opened, so I wasn’t up on what happened there. If you google it and read the Yelp reviews, it’s pretty clear how the whole thing played out. When they first reopened in 2012 they were immediately overwhelmed by crime and general misbehavior. That’s the time period that most of the news stories come from. Then they cracked down with major force: big police presence, very strict rule enforcement. A lot of the newer reviews complain that everything is regimented and the staff are humorless a-holes on power trips. But it seems to have more or less worked…a few complaints about stolen bags, but no chaos.

  42. Yoni Appelbaum might have scooped the NY Times about pools, whites and blacks; but Yoni did not scoop Mondoweis about pools, Palestinians and Israelis.

    It’s almost like a microcosm of the whole situation, right here in one thread, isn’t it?

  43. @Nathan Wartooth
    "Integrating city pools has led to riots, such as in 1931, when young black men in Pittsburgh were held underwater, dragged out and beaten by white swimmers while police officers watched."

    I have no clue what happened in this incident, but I have a feeling that it was a bit more than "hey, a black guy! Get 'em!".

    Just did a quick Google search and found nothing in the first 10 results.

    Found this:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1931_riots

    But strangely enough, the Pittsburgh incident isn't listed. Is the NYT just making stuff up? Does anyone have any info on this?

    Replies: @jon, @Dave Pinsen, @hbd chick

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @hbd chick

    Elsewhere on that page: "NEGRO'S THIRD VICTIM DYING: Second Death Feared in Attack on Society Girls"

    That one was datelined Birmingham.

    Alabama, that is. Birmingham, England didn't see this kind of stuff in 1931.

    Replies: @SPMoore8

    , @Nathan Wartooth
    @hbd chick

    Wow, thanks! I didn't even think about searching the newspapers. Great work!

    , @hunter gatherer
    @hbd chick

    That is the weirdest article. It says 5,000-8,000 were at the pool. I have never even seen 500 in the great big three pool complex down here. Also, when the Sharpstown area got run down enough, the city of Houston took over the Sharpstown Country Club pool. It has eight lanes and is 50 meters long. It is huge and open to the public free of charge close to where many blacks live, and there are so few people there that they probably don't break 100 in attendance daily. And Houston is hot!!

  44. The NYT is continuing to propagate the lie that this was a “pool party”. The “Get the Clap” event put on by this (likely) section-8 renter / party-promoter was essentially a for-profit scheme. She set up shop in a public park (without a permit) adjacent to a community pool, and preceded to hose down the area with loud gansta-rap. The section-8 flash-mob that showed up then preceded to run riot over the area. There was no party at the pool. The Times, along with most of the rest of the media, is just engagin in a lie.

  45. When I was in college, I lived in a brand-new apartment complex that had a pool in the back of the property away from eyesight of the office. Adjacent to the pool was a huge undeveloped area of land, with weeds that would often grow waist-high.

    About a mile or so away was a neighborhood with a handful of black residents. The black kids carved a path through those weeds to get to the pool, and from our balcony, you could see them walking to our complex in groups to swim, day after day. They would just hop the fence; who was ever going to challenge them?

    Once it was established that the pool “belonged” to these kids and teen-agers, no one from the complex ever used the pool.

  46. The McKinney story is just like all the other “racist” stories that permeate the media, in that the media is completely invested in perpetuating a lie.

    This idea that the party was some kind of “cookout” for neighborhood kids is repeated over and over, when the evidence — easily available online — clearly shows that the party-planner had no right to host a party at the adjacent park and that many of those in attendance were not from Craig Ranch.

    The reason all those kids were milling around when the cops broke things up is because they had been dropped off … and they had no way to get home.

  47. @Pat Casey
    If no one is going to say it then I will. This is all about the black bodies, once again. This is about the black bodies in bathing suits that barely fit the black physique. This is about being able to stare at dripping wet black bodies behind designer shades that make the eye-candy object even blacker, and the staring even stronger, perfectly guilt-free staring at beaming black bodies swimming about. This is about liberating the forbidden fruit of splashing black bodies, swimming in the deep end of desire, free-styling with their chiseled appendages in baking hot heat, nary a floater in sight, too much tone, too little body-fat, these black bodies. This outcry concerns nothing but the black bodies Steve, the ones we want to see when we want to see them the most, the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    Replies: @anon, @Kyle a, @Blobby5, @Yak-15, @JSM

    urp

  48. Bill Burr on blacks and swimming pools:

  49. Pat Casey says:
    @Kyle a
    @Pat Casey

    What a fine example of projection there Truman Capote

    Replies: @Pat Casey

    Funny Reagan story. Forget the details, but when Reagan was governor there was some facile scandal that basically centered around a gay cabal in his administration. Naturally heads rolled, cause Reagan could extinguish you with a smile too. So the cabal is lately gone, when Capote comes to pay his pal Gov Ronny a visit, bearing that famous homosexual swagger in the way a jester entertains his king. They catch up in Reagan’s office, whatever. So the famously slovenly Lyn Nofziger, obviously no metro, is leading Capote out down the hall, past wide-open office doors of loyalists well aware of who’s in the building, whence Reagan shouts out: “Hey Lyn! why don’t you troll Truman back down the runway to make sure we got rid of them all!”

  50. Just what percentage of black folks swim at all? I live in Florida. Close by is a pretty large population of blacks who don’t live all that far from the beach. Yet the beach is just about 100% white every single day of the year. Amongst the thousands of white bodies you will be lucky to see even one or two blacks. Biggest group I ever saw was about 10 well-behaved Haitian kids having a picnic at one of the beach pavilions.

  51. @hbd chick

    Elsewhere on that page: “NEGRO’S THIRD VICTIM DYING: Second Death Feared in Attack on Society Girls”

    That one was datelined Birmingham.

    Alabama, that is. Birmingham, England didn’t see this kind of stuff in 1931.

    • Replies: @SPMoore8
    @Reg Cæsar

    Interesting followup on the murder of Jennie Wood.

  52. @Cagey Beast
    Yesterday someone here at Unz.com posted an excellent piece of amateur journalism on this case: http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/06/08/the-full-story-of-the-mckinney-texas-pool-mob-inside-the-craig-ranch-subdivision/

    This really puts the paid media whores to shame. The still frames from the video showing the guy in tan shorts, a blue t-shirt and turquoise ball cap was especially interesting to me. Once his actions were pointed out, it becomes obvious the guy's gestures are like someone going for a gun in his waistband. The cop should be commended for his restraint.

    It's these little pieces of real, citizen journalism broadcast via the web that give us some kind of chance against the Megaphone. If somebody, somewhere does the work to counter their latest cause celebre then we have a chance to beat these cultural saboteurs.

    Replies: @vinteuil, @Chrisnonymous

    The conservative treehouse has done great work on this incident, just as it did on the Trayvon Martin case.

  53. the Mandingos in paltry loincloth, sweat dripping everywhere. Someone had to say it.

    You’re divorced from reality. A lot of black bodies are four hundred pounds of walking cellulite. Sure, some are athletic looking but not all.

  54. @anon
    @Pat Casey

    another article posted here raised an interesting point. If words like yacht are too obscure for minorities, why aren't words like black-bodies considered too obscure for the masses? Most people probably think that black body refers to black body radiation.

    Replies: @Pat Casey, @Immigrant from former USSR

    Sure, and estimate for energy density of black-body radiation,

    U [Joule/m^3] about k_B*T / lambda^3 ,

    where h_bar*omega === h_bar*2*pi*c/lambda = k_B*T ,

    jumps into mind momentarily.

  55. @Reg Cæsar
    @hbd chick

    Elsewhere on that page: "NEGRO'S THIRD VICTIM DYING: Second Death Feared in Attack on Society Girls"

    That one was datelined Birmingham.

    Alabama, that is. Birmingham, England didn't see this kind of stuff in 1931.

    Replies: @SPMoore8

    Interesting followup on the murder of Jennie Wood.

  56. @Andrew
    Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?

    Replies: @Anonymous, @random observer, @Kevin O'Keeffe

    Yoni is short for Yonatan (Jonathan). Jonathan Appletree is kind of like Johnny Appleseed.

  57. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    On Memorial Day 2011 a very popular public beach in Chicago, North Avenue Beach, was closed down by authorities after things got out of hand due to it’s invasion by hundreds of black youths. The chaos couldn’t be tamped down so the response was to just shut it all down. The official cover story was that it was because it was ‘too hot’. That’s why people go to the beach, because it’s hot and they can splash in the water so the story was just a cover-up. That’s been standard operating procedure, to lie and cover up whenever society’s holy cows might be seen to look bad.
    I knew trouble was brewing when I saw groups of dozens and dozens of black and rican youths swaggering around with their shirts off, displaying their gang tattoos, heading for that beach. They kept coming and from their body language anybody could see they were hyped up for some action. The south side beach areas have been all fixed up in recent years at considerable cost and are closer to ghetto types coming east so should logically be their first choice. But they preferred invading the mostly white north side beach just so they could act out, start fights and just generally trash the place.

    • Replies: @dcite
    @anonymous

    my God they do this in so many cities--just ruin celebrations or festivals, although they are certainly not barred from attending, and they would be as welcome as anyone if they behaved in a civilized way. There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn't have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don't know if they tried to re-start it.
    In another part of Baltimore, a shopping mall, Edmondson Village, used to put lights up on the trees lining the stores every Christmas. Exquisite, like fairyland. Then blacks started moving in. They broke the lights on the trees, so they couldn't do that again. Nobody was stopping them from freely walking the streets and enjoying the lights. But they just had to break them.
    I really can't look at blacks anymore, coming into a predominantly white environment in any numbers, and not feel a deep, sickening dread. There just are no examples of their presence not ruining things if they are present in more than negligeable numbers, and I say that despite knowing many good blacks who behave just fine. It doesn't seem matter once a large cross section of blacks move in. The majority rules.

    Replies: @Truth

  58. Perhaps the Pittsburgh incidents are from 1951 rather than 1931? I found this:

    https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1144&dat=19510719&id=AzAbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=d00EAAAAIBAJ&pg=1402,946896&hl=en

    though it doesn’t mention violence.

    • Replies: @steve at steve.com
    @steve at steve.com

    Original 1948 incident:

    https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=NtcNAAAAIBAJ&sjid=W2oDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1372%2C4262898

  59. One obvious reason for the historical racism thing is that it’s not easy get facts right about what really happened so long ago. Every time there’s an apparently unprovoked racist incident these days, there’s an inconvenient bystander who records things on his iPhone, or someone digs up some CCTV footage later. Michael Brown would be all but canonised by now if it weren’t for the footage of the incident with the cigars.

  60. Our politically correct ethos reaches even into the dark psyche of internet creeps, controlling their sexual drives and impulses. Three years ago, a popular porn category was ‘Shemale.’ You don’t see this much anymore. Thank God. Otherwise, we might have to see Caitlyn Jenner without pants:

    http://www.crass.us/2015/06/shemales-too-risque-for-porn-why-are-salacious-sites-suddenly-sidelining-the-transgendered/

    (Safe click: there are no pictures of shemales in that link.)

  61. Though Steve Sailer notes that advertisements showcasing outmoded ways of depicting race have the power of porn to titillate, the xxx version of ‘historical racism porn’ is harder to find. After Ted Danson had his career ruined when they wore blackface to Halloween parties a couple years back, it seems blackface has become the pictorial equivalent of the N-word. For a post I wrote earlier this week, I did a Google image search for ‘blackface’, and in the first few pages of results, no reputable sites contained historical pictures of white men in black face paint, in any context:
    http://www.crass.us/2015/06/are-republican-strategists-encouraging-gender-switching-as-a-way-to-increase-the-republican-share-of-the-womens-vote/

  62. @Jefferson
    McKinney is only 10 percent Black. Are most of the Section 8 Blacks living there imported from Fort Worth and Dallas?

    I wonder if McKinney is a Ferguson in the making in terms of changing racial demographics, meaning 20 years from now can we expect McKinney to be a Chocolate suburb just like Ferguson due to a massive influx of Section 8 housing Blacks from urban inner city Dallas and Fort Worth? Will McKinney become Blacker while Dallas and Fort Worth gentrify more? That's the plan right, Blacken the suburbs with Section 8 housing so that the big cities can SWPL gentrify. Seems to be a nationwide trend. Many of the East Bay suburbs are becoming Blacker due to Section 8 housing, while Oakland is becoming less Black.

    Replies: @Marty

    A dozen years ago a black public school teacher in El Cerrito disclsed the plan, to a student of his that I knew. He said, “white people are gonna have to come down a few notches.”

  63. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    I'm sorry, but The Atlantic part about sandy beaches being near pools doesn't quite make any sense. Aren't sandy beaches by definition near the ocean?

    Also, but after all these decades of integration, blacks still don't make for the best swimmers in pools. Not very many NCAA Div I champs who are black. Must be something racist about that, too, and just maybe the whites left blacks with all the broken down and dirty (less chlorine) pools in the urban areas.

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Buffalo Joe, @gregor

    Yojimbo, there are great beaches along the shores of Lake Erie, on both the American and Canadian sides. Spent most of my youthful summers at the beach. We used to hitch hike up to Canada, so easy to cross the border then There were few if any blacks at the Canadian beaches and a handful on our side. I lived in a new , rent subsidized apartment in the shadow of Buffalo City hall, after I divorced. The complex had a very nice pool. There were probably less than 10% white tenants at the complex, but we had the pool all to ourselves . The black and brown tenants never used the pool. You need to be a resident of our town to use the public pool and all of the HOA developments around here require a resident ID or a Guest Pass. I don’t think blacks like to swim or is that a stereotype ? The City of Buffalo put a huge splash pool in at MLK park…water is probably six inches deep but you can’t actually swim there.

  64. @steve at steve.com
    Perhaps the Pittsburgh incidents are from 1951 rather than 1931? I found this:

    https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1144&dat=19510719&id=AzAbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=d00EAAAAIBAJ&pg=1402,946896&hl=en

    though it doesn't mention violence.

    Replies: @steve at steve.com

  65. @Yak-15
    @Pat Casey

    Does this mean you have a black cuckholding fetish? Commenters like you on iSteve creep me out. There is a strange obsession by some on this site with black sexuality. Stop it. It's irrelevant.

    Replies: @jsm

    He’s being sarcastic.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @jsm



    [Pat Casey]'s being sarcastic.

     

    No, just Irish.
  66. @Jefferson
    A Black thug recently murdered a Greek American guy and his entire family in Washington D.C, yet that news story did not even get 1/16 the national media coverage that the McKinney swimming pool incident is getting even though it did not result in any Black deaths.

    We have to rewind the clock back to 21 years ago for the last time White lives mattered when murdered by a Black perpetrator, I am speaking of Nicole Brown of course.

    Replies: @William BadWhite

    “A Black thug recently murdered a Greek American guy and his entire family in Washington D.C”

    He was an immigrant to boot. From Guyana. More Immigration Success.

  67. There’s an element of present day porn here as well with the constant fevered emphasis of the “teenage girl in a bikini” aspect of the story with some people even comparing it to a sexual assault. I follow some college girls from KSA on twitter who were very distressed by this incident and one girl couldn’t decide which is worse, being a woman in Saudi Arabia or a minority in the US. They seemed equally bad to her. This is a very rich, world-traveling person.
    What also bugs me is the frequent speculation that this happens all the time, we were just lucky someone recorded this. How stupid are people?? Yeah just this one time someone happened to have one of those rare, fancy recording devices. Kids today always have their phones, pretty sure we would have the evidence if this happened every day.

    • Replies: @iSteveFan
    @Casey


    I follow some college girls from KSA on twitter who were very distressed by this incident and one girl couldn’t decide which is worse, being a woman in Saudi Arabia or a minority in the US. They seemed equally bad to her. This is a very rich, world-traveling person.
    What also bugs me is the frequent speculation that this happens all the time, we were just lucky someone recorded this.
     
    Too bad more of the third world really doesn't believe this crap. Who knows, it might have made a dent in our immigration figures.

    Instead the reality is that minorities get affirmative action and other bennies once they get in. And the entire third world can't wait to cash in.
  68. I thought the idea of having different nations and states is that each could be as “diverse” as they wanted to be; the idea that one could be a liberal metropolitan paradise and the other a Biblical backwater.

    My only point is that the culture war has evolved to the point of universal liberalism; all Western societies must be configured the same way on core issues (essentially no one can ever be discriminated against) and ultimately the West uses that as a tool to browbeat the rest of the world. I remember hearing in Uganda, an African saying that a century ago Christianity was the tool of the imperial overlords and now it’s gay rights, how times have changed!

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Zachary Latif



    My only point is that the culture war has evolved to the point of universal liberalism; all Western societies must be configured the same way on core issues (essentially no one can ever be discriminated against) and ultimately the West uses that as a tool to browbeat the rest of the world.
     

     
    That's monotheism in a nutshell.
  69. @Steve Sailer
    By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of "Pool party at Hockney's house!" keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Kylie, @Reg Cæsar

    By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of “Pool party at Hockney’s house!” keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.

    I hope you have at least as much fun coming up with comments like this as I do reading them.

  70. Hockney’s sybaritic California pictures were great. Then he went back to England and has been turning out awful work since, trying to be a modern Constable.

  71. @Alric
    My parents were both from east side South Chicago and moved for work reasons before I was born, but occasionally we'd go back. We'd drive around and see all these park areas with swingsets and such, which seemed perfectly normal, but there would always be this small brick building, symmetrical with doors on either end, in the middle of the place, with no signs. My dad explained that that was where the pool was, but when "the n*****s came in" (and that's just what he said) the city tore out and filled in all the pools, in the late 50s or early 60s. The entrances were those buildings, women in on one side, men on the other, with the changing rooms. When they got rid of the pool they tore down the cyclone fencing but left the building as a storage shed.

    I thought that was mean and stupid until I finally realized that what the old people told me was true: the blacks acted in threatening and repulsive ways, were filthy, and were a danger to themselves and to the nonblack swimmers alike. Several drowned every year even with trained lifeguards around. The city was liable no matter what notices were posted or papers signed, so they claimed it was an outbreak of some mythical disease or newfound cracks in the cement or whatever and one spring, the pools just disappeared.

    The same thing happened in a lot of cities in that time frame.

    Replies: @Threecranes, @Brutusale

    Your’s (Alric) is exactly the story I was going to tell. My (our’s really since all my siblings and friends used it) childhood pool was within walking distance of our homes, cost a quarter to get in and we used it all summer, even stopping to snitch grapes and unripe pears from the old people’s gardens on our way home, barefoot, clean and tired. What a treat!

    Then a new highway divided the city, high school districts were redrawn and what had been solid working class neighborhood went black.

    Returning after fifteen years away I was shocked when I drove by the pool one winter’s day to find the bottom was literally covered in broken glass; liquor bottles thrown over the chain link fence apparently.

    A few years later the pool was gone and replaced with a small grass (glass littered) field. What a tragedy.

    Our pool was typical of small town Indiana. One of my friends went from our humble pool to swim for Indiana University back when IU won six consecutive NCAA championships in swimming.

    Thank you, black people.

  72. iSteveFan says:
    @Casey
    There's an element of present day porn here as well with the constant fevered emphasis of the "teenage girl in a bikini" aspect of the story with some people even comparing it to a sexual assault. I follow some college girls from KSA on twitter who were very distressed by this incident and one girl couldn't decide which is worse, being a woman in Saudi Arabia or a minority in the US. They seemed equally bad to her. This is a very rich, world-traveling person.
    What also bugs me is the frequent speculation that this happens all the time, we were just lucky someone recorded this. How stupid are people?? Yeah just this one time someone happened to have one of those rare, fancy recording devices. Kids today always have their phones, pretty sure we would have the evidence if this happened every day.

    Replies: @iSteveFan

    I follow some college girls from KSA on twitter who were very distressed by this incident and one girl couldn’t decide which is worse, being a woman in Saudi Arabia or a minority in the US. They seemed equally bad to her. This is a very rich, world-traveling person.
    What also bugs me is the frequent speculation that this happens all the time, we were just lucky someone recorded this.

    Too bad more of the third world really doesn’t believe this crap. Who knows, it might have made a dent in our immigration figures.

    Instead the reality is that minorities get affirmative action and other bennies once they get in. And the entire third world can’t wait to cash in.

  73. About the reporter Yoni Applebaum, Ray (comment #20) says,
    “Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!”

    Sorry Ray, I don’t get the joke. Is this a reference to some children’s song?

    And Andrew (comment #29) says,
    “Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?”

    Heretofore, only Mormons and blacks have been in the habit of giving their children creative names. But Mr. and Mrs. Applebaum have outdone them. Does Yoni have a brother named Lingam?

    • Replies: @BurplesonAFB
    @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)

    In the growing online alt-right youth culture there is a meme in which Jewish names are made to echo for the purposes of humor and rapid identification.

    , @Richard of Melbourne
    @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)

    To be consistent in their gender-bending, sibling Lingam should be a sister - after all, Yoni in this case is a male.

    Perhaps they are inspired by Latin, where cunnus (gender: masculine) is the coarse word for a, um, yoni, and mentula (gender: feminine) is the coarse word for a lingam.

    , @pork pie hat
    @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)

    > “Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!”

    It's from therightstuff.biz, their DailyShoah - they make Jews' names echo (it's a pretty witty, entertaining show, usually more heat than light, but this one's pretty good: http://therightstuff.biz/2015/06/02/the-daily-shoah-episode-35-doolittle-doesitagain).

  74. @hbd chick

    Wow, thanks! I didn’t even think about searching the newspapers. Great work!

  75. Why are black neighbors so abhorrent to negros … maybe they know something or at least are allowed to think such thoughts.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Bob


    Why are black neighbors so abhorrent to negros … maybe they know something or at least are allowed to think such thoughts.
     
    America's Most Clueless Somalis™ ran off to lily-white Maine after the reality of Atlanta set in. Their cousins wisely chose whiter metro areas in which to settle.
  76. @Andrew
    Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?

    Replies: @Anonymous, @random observer, @Kevin O'Keeffe

    That was worth my first lol of the day, at least from the web. Much thanks.

    It sounds like an Indian Bond girl, which as it happens is something I would like to see more of. The only one I can think of was the unnamed hotel assistant in Delhi in an early scene of 1983’s “Octopussy”.

    Sadly, Hebrew is not Hindi. Yoni is a diminutive of Jonathan.

  77. @hbd chick

    That is the weirdest article. It says 5,000-8,000 were at the pool. I have never even seen 500 in the great big three pool complex down here. Also, when the Sharpstown area got run down enough, the city of Houston took over the Sharpstown Country Club pool. It has eight lanes and is 50 meters long. It is huge and open to the public free of charge close to where many blacks live, and there are so few people there that they probably don’t break 100 in attendance daily. And Houston is hot!!

  78. tex says:
    @Bobby
    Also, I lived for a couple of years in Addison in 2006-08, which is a short drive on the Dallas Tollway from McKinney. Had a good friend from college who lived there with his family at the time so I've been there quite a bit. It's just a small town that absolutely exploded in the past couple of decades from white flight. Middle to upper middle class mostly (at least back then), but by no means "wealthy" as most would mean by that word. It's really more of a suburb of Plano than Dallas, now that Plano has gotten fairly big and big corporations have moved there. Wealthy in Dallas is Highland Park, University Park, Preston Hollow, and parts of far North Dallas. This would have never happened at any of those places because outsiders, black, white or whatever, would never have gotten anywhere near the gates of the pool. Any "Make it Clap" party would be shut down by the cops in 5 minutes. And they'd send a lot more than one.

    Replies: @tex

    Exactly right.

    So, a friend of a friend says some guy was blasting music outside of the pool and tweeting that there was a pool party at that location. Then tons of people showed up, like a sort of flash pool party if you will. Then finally regular pool/neighborhood members figured out that it was not just a case of teens from the neighborhood who were invited by residents, rather something weird was going on.

    I have no first hand knowledge, but this is what my friend said her friend from the area reported to her.

    Friend also says the newspapers and news stations are not interested in hearing what residents have to say about what happened.

  79. @jsm
    @Yak-15

    He's being sarcastic.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    [Pat Casey]’s being sarcastic.

    No, just Irish.

  80. @Bob
    Why are black neighbors so abhorrent to negros ... maybe they know something or at least are allowed to think such thoughts.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Why are black neighbors so abhorrent to negros … maybe they know something or at least are allowed to think such thoughts.

    America’s Most Clueless Somalis™ ran off to lily-white Maine after the reality of Atlanta set in. Their cousins wisely chose whiter metro areas in which to settle.

  81. @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    About the reporter Yoni Applebaum, Ray (comment #20) says,
    "Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!"

    Sorry Ray, I don't get the joke. Is this a reference to some children's song?

    And Andrew (comment #29) says,
    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    Heretofore, only Mormons and blacks have been in the habit of giving their children creative names. But Mr. and Mrs. Applebaum have outdone them. Does Yoni have a brother named Lingam?

    Replies: @BurplesonAFB, @Richard of Melbourne, @pork pie hat

    In the growing online alt-right youth culture there is a meme in which Jewish names are made to echo for the purposes of humor and rapid identification.

  82. @Steve Sailer
    By the way, if you get an invitation phrased along the lines of "Pool party at Hockney's house!" keep in mind that should be classified as Niche Market / Special Interest.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Kylie, @Reg Cæsar

    The curator at the art museum in Bob the Builder’s town is David Mockney.

    I don’t know if Bob built a pool for him.

  83. Public swimming pools are still fairly common in Oregon. Wonder why? I guess it’s just one of those sweet sweet mysteries of life……..

  84. I’m reminded of something our deepest negro thinker once said about black kids and pools: “if I re-open a pool in New York, on a hot day, to much fanfare, I expect a crowd, I expect kids, and I expect beef. It is by no means shocking that some kids decided to rush a lifeguard instead of listening to him. You need cops there.”

  85. @Drake
    Why does the left focus so much on historical racism and police violence?

    This is why: if you looked at racial violence in America today, you will see blacks committing crimes against whites at far higher rates than vice-versa. This doesn't fit with their narrative of blacks always being the victims and whites the oppressors. So to solve that problem, and to maintain the illusion that racial violence is something mostly done to blacks, they have to focus on either historical racism, or police violence.

    That the historical racism angle is just misdirection is obvious enough, but what about the focus on police violence? Black NYT columnist Charles Blow gives the usual explanation:

    And there is one important distinction to make here: the criminals don’t work for the people; the police officers do. It is right and proper for citizens to demand accountability from people whose salaries they pay.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/04/opinion/charles-m-blow-romanticizing-broken-windows-policing.html
     
    The error is clear, his "important distiction" is not important at all. It doesn't matter that criminals "don't work for the people." We have the right to demand accountability from all citizens, both criminals and police. Justice applies to everyone.

    Including that whites have the right to demand accountability from black criminals.

    So while police violence can be a legitimate issue of concern, the left are just using it to distract from the reality of racial violence in America. And it seems to work. Holding the megaphone is nice.

    Replies: @Ozymandias

    “This doesn’t fit with their narrative of blacks always being the victims and whites the oppressors. So to solve that problem, and to maintain the illusion that racial violence is something mostly done to blacks, they have to focus on either historical racism, or police violence.”

    Excessive and manipulative focus on police violence has the added benefit that it can be used as a justification to call for police federalization.

  86. @jon
    @Nathan Wartooth

    I found this:



    On what racial conflicts at pools looked like
    “A particularly good example of this is the Highland Park swimming pool in Pittsburgh. This was the first municipal pool in Pittsburgh that was open to both males and females. And so when Highland Park Pool opened in 1931, on the first day that it was open, thousands and thousands of people from throughout Pittsburgh come to use it, including both whites and blacks.

    Now on that day, each and every identifiably black person was pulled out of the line, and asked to produce his or her health certificate. Well, none of the prospective black swimmers had the health certificate, and so all of them were denied admission to the pool. The next day, 50 prospective black swimmers show up. Once they entered the water, groups of white swimmers gathered around them, shouted threats at them, and then started punching them and dunking them underneath the water. The next day, four young black men, ages 14 to 16, come to try to swim at the pool. But this time, they’re met by a gang of white toughs, who beat them with sticks and clubs.

    Now, the police that are located at the pool largely ignored the beating. But then, once the beating had concluded, they actually arrested the black swimmers, and charged them with the speciously apt charge of inciting to riot.”
     
    http://backstoryradio.org/2015/04/01/divided-waters/

    Replies: @Ozymandias

    “And there was also the prevalent racial prejudice at the time, that black men were at the very least sexually undisciplined, and would try to act on their sexual aggression at pools, and would do so towards white women.”

    I wonder how these vicious stereotypes get started?

    This afternoon I read an article from a budding young SJW regarding the Texas pool incident. He used the word “horrifying” three times in a single short paragraph.

  87. @Alric
    My parents were both from east side South Chicago and moved for work reasons before I was born, but occasionally we'd go back. We'd drive around and see all these park areas with swingsets and such, which seemed perfectly normal, but there would always be this small brick building, symmetrical with doors on either end, in the middle of the place, with no signs. My dad explained that that was where the pool was, but when "the n*****s came in" (and that's just what he said) the city tore out and filled in all the pools, in the late 50s or early 60s. The entrances were those buildings, women in on one side, men on the other, with the changing rooms. When they got rid of the pool they tore down the cyclone fencing but left the building as a storage shed.

    I thought that was mean and stupid until I finally realized that what the old people told me was true: the blacks acted in threatening and repulsive ways, were filthy, and were a danger to themselves and to the nonblack swimmers alike. Several drowned every year even with trained lifeguards around. The city was liable no matter what notices were posted or papers signed, so they claimed it was an outbreak of some mythical disease or newfound cracks in the cement or whatever and one spring, the pools just disappeared.

    The same thing happened in a lot of cities in that time frame.

    Replies: @Threecranes, @Brutusale

    The Showtime series Shameless, which is set in Chicago’s South Side, actually had a story line about the pasty redheaded tween daughter practicing holding her breath so she’d be ready when the public pool opened and the black kids would be holding her head underwater.

  88. @Truth
    Uh Oh!... Part XXXV...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_2556682413&feature=iv&src_vid=SBP-LWv7ChA&v=S4HtcwtCjSw

    Replies: @fish

    Wow…..it still looks stupid when a white wannabe tries it.

    Whoda thunk?

    • Replies: @Truth
    @fish

    Whiskey says he's Alpha.

  89. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    I'm sorry, but The Atlantic part about sandy beaches being near pools doesn't quite make any sense. Aren't sandy beaches by definition near the ocean?

    Also, but after all these decades of integration, blacks still don't make for the best swimmers in pools. Not very many NCAA Div I champs who are black. Must be something racist about that, too, and just maybe the whites left blacks with all the broken down and dirty (less chlorine) pools in the urban areas.

    Replies: @Dave Pinsen, @Buffalo Joe, @gregor

    In “the Sports Gene,” David Epstein explains that Africans tend to have relatively longer legs while Europeans have longer torsos. Longer legs are superior for running events while a longer torso is better for swimming. One interesting fact Epstein notes in the book is that 6’4″ swimmer Michael Phelps and some 5’9″ runner who’s name escapes me wear pants with the same inseam despite their height difference, just to give an idea of how much body types vary by sport at the elite level.

  90. @Ray
    Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!

    Replies: @Hapalong Cassidy

    The first thing I thought of when I saw that name was the Tribe Called Quest rap song “Bonita Applebum”, which I always used to mishear as “Anita Applebaum”.

  91. @iSteveFan
    Yoni Appelbaum might have scooped the NY Times about pools, whites and blacks; but Yoni did not scoop Mondoweis about pools, Palestinians and Israelis.

    On 7 April 2015, during Passover holidays, a group of hundreds of settlers accompanied by Israeli security forces came to Birkat al-Karmil – a natural pool close to the village of al-Karmil, which lies in the southern Hebron Hills within Area A. In 2011, Yatta Municipality renovated the site, creating a park there and restoring an ancient pool at its center.

    B’Tselem’s investigation found that at about 2:00 P.M., hundreds of settlers arrived at the pool accompanied by dozens of soldiers, Border Police, and representatives of the Civil Administration (CA). The security forces ordered the Palestinian bathers to leave the pool and remain on the edge of the park. They allowed the settlers, however, free and exclusive use of the rest of the park. At about 5:30 P.M., the settlers and the security forces left the area.

    ...

    Some were bathing in the pool, while others were relaxing in the park. Muhammad Mahaniyah, 20, a resident of Yatta, told B’Tselem field researcher Musa Abu Hashhash that when the settlers arrived, accompanied by the security forces, he was bathing in the pool with friends:

    A Border Police officer ordered me to get out of the water quickly. At first I refused and told him that I wanted to be in the pool and had a right to be there. I said that I had no problem with the settlers swimming along with me. He threatened to use force if I didn’t get out of the water quickly, so my friends and I had no choice but to get out. The soldiers ordered the Palestinians who were around the pool to move back to the edge of the park, to stay there, and not to approach the settlers.


     

    Replies: @International Jew

    B’Tselem’s investigation

    About the farthest thing from a reliable source. Just a heads-up..

  92. Off-topic but I think that article might be insteresting about an initiative of an Hispanic restaurant owner in Colorado.
    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jun/11/white-appreciation-day-at-rubbin-buttz-bbq-makes-c/

  93. @Cagey Beast
    Yesterday someone here at Unz.com posted an excellent piece of amateur journalism on this case: http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/06/08/the-full-story-of-the-mckinney-texas-pool-mob-inside-the-craig-ranch-subdivision/

    This really puts the paid media whores to shame. The still frames from the video showing the guy in tan shorts, a blue t-shirt and turquoise ball cap was especially interesting to me. Once his actions were pointed out, it becomes obvious the guy's gestures are like someone going for a gun in his waistband. The cop should be commended for his restraint.

    It's these little pieces of real, citizen journalism broadcast via the web that give us some kind of chance against the Megaphone. If somebody, somewhere does the work to counter their latest cause celebre then we have a chance to beat these cultural saboteurs.

    Replies: @vinteuil, @Chrisnonymous

    Respectfully, I disagree. I have watched the entire video several times.

    The stills obscure vital movement and timing cues. The man’s approach does appear threatening, and the cop rightfully puts his hand on his firearm. However, by the time the cop has actually drawn, the man clearly has no weapon and is already retreating. Moveover, the cop chases away this man and a couple others by waving his gun at them. He then has the gun out while returning his attention to the girl in question. He does not point his gun at her, but the fact it is unholstered while he begins interacting with her is dangerous.

    I see no evidence of racial issues here, except on the part of the party-crashers. However, the cop’s behavior is a little extreme for the situation. You can see the other cops that are with him modeling proper behavior. They don’t escalate anything while keeping control of the situation.

    It’s instructive to see what happens during the gun incident. Two blonde cops run up to this situation. One goes after the men, but the other runs up to the cop in question in obvious attempt to head off any problems. This should tell you that the other cops who were working with this guy knew either (a) his behavior was too extreme, or (2) he is typically a loose canon.

    • Replies: @International Jew
    @Chrisnonymous


    The man’s approach does appear threatening, and the cop rightfully puts his hand on his firearm.
     
    That's what's amazing. Not only is the "bikini girl" resisting arrest, but other party-goers/crashers seem to be swarming in. I imagine cops don't like that, and become particularly nervous when people approach them from behind.
  94. @Zachary Latif
    I thought the idea of having different nations and states is that each could be as "diverse" as they wanted to be; the idea that one could be a liberal metropolitan paradise and the other a Biblical backwater.

    My only point is that the culture war has evolved to the point of universal liberalism; all Western societies must be configured the same way on core issues (essentially no one can ever be discriminated against) and ultimately the West uses that as a tool to browbeat the rest of the world. I remember hearing in Uganda, an African saying that a century ago Christianity was the tool of the imperial overlords and now it's gay rights, how times have changed!

    Replies: @ben tillman

    My only point is that the culture war has evolved to the point of universal liberalism; all Western societies must be configured the same way on core issues (essentially no one can ever be discriminated against) and ultimately the West uses that as a tool to browbeat the rest of the world.

    That’s monotheism in a nutshell.

  95. “A Black thug recently murdered a Greek American guy and his entire family in Washington D.C, yet that news story did not even get 1/16 the national media coverage that the McKinney swimming pool incident is getting even though it did not result in any Black deaths.”

    Welcome to the new normal.

  96. @Chrisnonymous
    @Cagey Beast

    Respectfully, I disagree. I have watched the entire video several times.

    The stills obscure vital movement and timing cues. The man's approach does appear threatening, and the cop rightfully puts his hand on his firearm. However, by the time the cop has actually drawn, the man clearly has no weapon and is already retreating. Moveover, the cop chases away this man and a couple others by waving his gun at them. He then has the gun out while returning his attention to the girl in question. He does not point his gun at her, but the fact it is unholstered while he begins interacting with her is dangerous.

    I see no evidence of racial issues here, except on the part of the party-crashers. However, the cop's behavior is a little extreme for the situation. You can see the other cops that are with him modeling proper behavior. They don't escalate anything while keeping control of the situation.

    It's instructive to see what happens during the gun incident. Two blonde cops run up to this situation. One goes after the men, but the other runs up to the cop in question in obvious attempt to head off any problems. This should tell you that the other cops who were working with this guy knew either (a) his behavior was too extreme, or (2) he is typically a loose canon.

    Replies: @International Jew

    The man’s approach does appear threatening, and the cop rightfully puts his hand on his firearm.

    That’s what’s amazing. Not only is the “bikini girl” resisting arrest, but other party-goers/crashers seem to be swarming in. I imagine cops don’t like that, and become particularly nervous when people approach them from behind.

  97. @fish
    @Truth

    Wow.....it still looks stupid when a white wannabe tries it.

    Whoda thunk?

    Replies: @Truth

    Whiskey says he’s Alpha.

  98. @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    About the reporter Yoni Applebaum, Ray (comment #20) says,
    "Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!"

    Sorry Ray, I don't get the joke. Is this a reference to some children's song?

    And Andrew (comment #29) says,
    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    Heretofore, only Mormons and blacks have been in the habit of giving their children creative names. But Mr. and Mrs. Applebaum have outdone them. Does Yoni have a brother named Lingam?

    Replies: @BurplesonAFB, @Richard of Melbourne, @pork pie hat

    To be consistent in their gender-bending, sibling Lingam should be a sister – after all, Yoni in this case is a male.

    Perhaps they are inspired by Latin, where cunnus (gender: masculine) is the coarse word for a, um, yoni, and mentula (gender: feminine) is the coarse word for a lingam.

  99. Sorry, Applebaum works in America, not Israel. I’m still calling him Pussy. Or maybe Vag.

  100. @ChaseBizzy
    Swimming pools without deep ends, no high-dives and water slide rules which require the slider to completely exit the pool before the next one can go down. How much are black drowning deaths responsible for this nonsense?

    Replies: @Ivy

    The main cause of those swimming pool changes was the insurance cost. Look at hotel and motel pools and ask when was the last time you saw a diving board.

    • Replies: @Casey
    @Ivy

    Interesting. I never heard the reason why, but the public pool in my suburban home town closed a few years ago and the town is still >90% white.

  101. @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    About the reporter Yoni Applebaum, Ray (comment #20) says,
    "Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!"

    Sorry Ray, I don't get the joke. Is this a reference to some children's song?

    And Andrew (comment #29) says,
    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    Heretofore, only Mormons and blacks have been in the habit of giving their children creative names. But Mr. and Mrs. Applebaum have outdone them. Does Yoni have a brother named Lingam?

    Replies: @BurplesonAFB, @Richard of Melbourne, @pork pie hat

    > “Yoni-ni-ni Applebaum-baum-baum!”

    It’s from therightstuff.biz, their DailyShoah – they make Jews’ names echo (it’s a pretty witty, entertaining show, usually more heat than light, but this one’s pretty good: http://therightstuff.biz/2015/06/02/the-daily-shoah-episode-35-doolittle-doesitagain).

  102. @Andrew
    Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?

    Replies: @Anonymous, @random observer, @Kevin O'Keeffe

    “Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?”

    “Yoni” is a nonsense syllable in standard English. It might mean “vagina”/”pussy” in some foreign tongue (I have no idea), but not to normal White Americans (or some Jewish couple, as the case may be).

    • Replies: @Former Darfur
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    "Yoni" is "Johnny" (rhyme it) in Semitic languages. "Yoni" (yoh-nee, long 'o') is the word in some Indian language, probably Sanskrit, for vagina. The penis is called the "lingam".

    Yonatan "Yoni" Netanyahu was an Israeli commando and the brother of current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He was killed in the Entebbe raid and is a national hero in Israel.

    , @Brutusale
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    I've lived in towns with between 6%-10% Jewish populations and attended a university with a 35% Jewish student body, but I've never met anyone with the nickname Yoni. I've read, and seen in movies concerning India, yoni and lingam numerous times. The first time, and only time until now, I heard it as a nickname was in an episode of Entourage, where the character was known as Big Yoni, an homage to the Sopranos character Big Pussy.

    "Yoni" is not nonsense syllables.

    Replies: @Anonymous

  103. @Ivy
    @ChaseBizzy

    The main cause of those swimming pool changes was the insurance cost. Look at hotel and motel pools and ask when was the last time you saw a diving board.

    Replies: @Casey

    Interesting. I never heard the reason why, but the public pool in my suburban home town closed a few years ago and the town is still >90% white.

  104. @anonymous
    On Memorial Day 2011 a very popular public beach in Chicago, North Avenue Beach, was closed down by authorities after things got out of hand due to it's invasion by hundreds of black youths. The chaos couldn't be tamped down so the response was to just shut it all down. The official cover story was that it was because it was 'too hot'. That's why people go to the beach, because it's hot and they can splash in the water so the story was just a cover-up. That's been standard operating procedure, to lie and cover up whenever society's holy cows might be seen to look bad.
    I knew trouble was brewing when I saw groups of dozens and dozens of black and rican youths swaggering around with their shirts off, displaying their gang tattoos, heading for that beach. They kept coming and from their body language anybody could see they were hyped up for some action. The south side beach areas have been all fixed up in recent years at considerable cost and are closer to ghetto types coming east so should logically be their first choice. But they preferred invading the mostly white north side beach just so they could act out, start fights and just generally trash the place.

    Replies: @dcite

    my God they do this in so many cities–just ruin celebrations or festivals, although they are certainly not barred from attending, and they would be as welcome as anyone if they behaved in a civilized way. There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn’t have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don’t know if they tried to re-start it.
    In another part of Baltimore, a shopping mall, Edmondson Village, used to put lights up on the trees lining the stores every Christmas. Exquisite, like fairyland. Then blacks started moving in. They broke the lights on the trees, so they couldn’t do that again. Nobody was stopping them from freely walking the streets and enjoying the lights. But they just had to break them.
    I really can’t look at blacks anymore, coming into a predominantly white environment in any numbers, and not feel a deep, sickening dread. There just are no examples of their presence not ruining things if they are present in more than negligeable numbers, and I say that despite knowing many good blacks who behave just fine. It doesn’t seem matter once a large cross section of blacks move in. The majority rules.

    • Replies: @Truth
    @dcite


    There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn’t have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don’t know if they tried to re-start it.
     
    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you'd have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.

    Replies: @anonymous

  105. @dcite
    @anonymous

    my God they do this in so many cities--just ruin celebrations or festivals, although they are certainly not barred from attending, and they would be as welcome as anyone if they behaved in a civilized way. There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn't have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don't know if they tried to re-start it.
    In another part of Baltimore, a shopping mall, Edmondson Village, used to put lights up on the trees lining the stores every Christmas. Exquisite, like fairyland. Then blacks started moving in. They broke the lights on the trees, so they couldn't do that again. Nobody was stopping them from freely walking the streets and enjoying the lights. But they just had to break them.
    I really can't look at blacks anymore, coming into a predominantly white environment in any numbers, and not feel a deep, sickening dread. There just are no examples of their presence not ruining things if they are present in more than negligeable numbers, and I say that despite knowing many good blacks who behave just fine. It doesn't seem matter once a large cross section of blacks move in. The majority rules.

    Replies: @Truth

    There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn’t have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don’t know if they tried to re-start it.

    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you’d have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    @Truth


    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you’d have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.
     
    Typical flippant response. Blacks create their own bad reputation.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

  106. @Kevin O'Keeffe
    @Andrew

    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    "Yoni" is a nonsense syllable in standard English. It might mean "vagina"/"pussy" in some foreign tongue (I have no idea), but not to normal White Americans (or some Jewish couple, as the case may be).

    Replies: @Former Darfur, @Brutusale

    “Yoni” is “Johnny” (rhyme it) in Semitic languages. “Yoni” (yoh-nee, long ‘o’) is the word in some Indian language, probably Sanskrit, for vagina. The penis is called the “lingam”.

    Yonatan “Yoni” Netanyahu was an Israeli commando and the brother of current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He was killed in the Entebbe raid and is a national hero in Israel.

  107. @Kevin O'Keeffe
    @Andrew

    "Yoni Applebaum? Seriously? Some Jewish couple named their child Pussy Appletree?"

    "Yoni" is a nonsense syllable in standard English. It might mean "vagina"/"pussy" in some foreign tongue (I have no idea), but not to normal White Americans (or some Jewish couple, as the case may be).

    Replies: @Former Darfur, @Brutusale

    I’ve lived in towns with between 6%-10% Jewish populations and attended a university with a 35% Jewish student body, but I’ve never met anyone with the nickname Yoni. I’ve read, and seen in movies concerning India, yoni and lingam numerous times. The first time, and only time until now, I heard it as a nickname was in an episode of Entourage, where the character was known as Big Yoni, an homage to the Sopranos character Big Pussy.

    “Yoni” is not nonsense syllables.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Brutusale

    How old are you? Among non-Orthodox American Jews, it has been a recent trend (last 2 to 3 decades) to give their children public Hebrew names, not just for use in religious services. Another possibility is that one or both of Mr. Appelbaum's parents are Israeli. Regardless, Yoni is an accepted diminutive of Yonatan.

  108. anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Truth
    @dcite


    There used to be something called the Flower Mart in Baltimore every Spring. Art, flowers, crafts, that kind of thing. Then in 1969/70, gangs of blacks started going through, wrecking things, harassing people, especially sexually. They couldn’t have the Flower Mart in the 70s. I don’t know if they tried to re-start it.
     
    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you'd have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.

    Replies: @anonymous

    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you’d have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.

    Typical flippant response. Blacks create their own bad reputation.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @anonymous

    The commenter known as "Truth", like so many black people, has no shame. So, his behavior is not unexpected.

  109. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Brutusale
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    I've lived in towns with between 6%-10% Jewish populations and attended a university with a 35% Jewish student body, but I've never met anyone with the nickname Yoni. I've read, and seen in movies concerning India, yoni and lingam numerous times. The first time, and only time until now, I heard it as a nickname was in an episode of Entourage, where the character was known as Big Yoni, an homage to the Sopranos character Big Pussy.

    "Yoni" is not nonsense syllables.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    How old are you? Among non-Orthodox American Jews, it has been a recent trend (last 2 to 3 decades) to give their children public Hebrew names, not just for use in religious services. Another possibility is that one or both of Mr. Appelbaum’s parents are Israeli. Regardless, Yoni is an accepted diminutive of Yonatan.

  110. @anonymous
    @Truth


    Hey Sport, sometimes you just have to look a little deeper and accentuate the positive, I mean, who here is not impressed that 50 years ago, knee-grows were such avid anthologists? I mean, hell, you start that event now, believe me you’d have it all to yourselves, brothers would be terrified to have the Homies see them there.
     
    Typical flippant response. Blacks create their own bad reputation.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    The commenter known as “Truth”, like so many black people, has no shame. So, his behavior is not unexpected.

  111. Late 50s. My Orthodox friends tended to be a bit more circumspect about the Biblical naming, going with the garden variety Eli, Benjamin, Jacob and Seth.

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