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During The Great Awokening of the last 7 years or so, the use of virulent hate jargon like “racist” and “racism” grew exponentially in the Prestige Press.

Our next project after the current health crisis is over to restore our culture to health ought to be to #FlattenTheCurve on the exponential growth of intellectually debilitating terms like “racism.” We must radically lower the R0 in the Mainstream Media on the use of tendentious hate words like “racist” so these infections of angry jargon begin to die out.

I wonder if the curve on anti-white and anti-male viral jargon has already been getting flattened in the last couple of weeks as the surfeit of Real News has been pushing traditional Fake News, such as Hate Hoaxes, out of the news media?

Superspreaders like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Amy Harmon, Ibram X. Kendi, Angela Saini, Roxane Gay, Robin DiAngelo should be strongly encouraged to intellectually self-isolate until they stop displaying symptoms of hate and stupidity.

If you find yourself in close contact with a New York Times oped about how the real victim of the coronavirus crisis is women of color’s hair, back away quickly and then self-apply a sizable squirt of brain sanitizer.

 
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  1. This was a real story! I just paraphrased it a tiny bit.

    • Replies: @Anon
    This bitch is my congresswoman. She has an email newsletter. Literally every issue is to reassure illegal aliens or announce an appearance where she will discuss aid for illegal aliens. Normally she doesn't seem to care that much about black issues.
    , @Wilkey
    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude. I would desperately love to have another holiday. Hopefully he has a birthday in early June, that somehow always manages to fall on a Friday. That would be a nice day for another day off.

    Of course if it’s cured by a white or Asian dude, his name will he forgotten by Wendesday, unless he runs for office as a Democrat.
  2. Thank you Steve. Would never have seen this if you had not amplified it.

    It feels like the ultraleft idiots in college who were unserious jokes in the 00s have suddenly taken over the press and large parts of corporate America.

    Brave of young Mr. Goldberg to call himself a “Wokeness Studies Scholar.” No tenure for him at 97% of colleges.

    • Replies: @Polynikes
    Or it coincides with Obama's second term where he started really banging the racism drum.
    , @SFG
    I was wondering about that myself. I suspect he's planning to become a conservative pundit off the notoriety he's built on Twitter.
  3. pushing traditional Fake News, such as Hate Hoaxes, out of the news media

    If you like, I could go hang a “Whites only” sign on a drinking fountain, that should gin up some business!

    • LOL: Coemgen
  4. I would not be shocked to see a military coup removing Trump and Pence and putting most straight White males into concentration ER reeducation camps.

    The military is thoroughly pozzed. Anti White hatred will never die or even go down a bit. Not ever. It’s who we are.

    As long as there is a single feminist, single mom, lesbian or AWFL it will never die.

  5. Steve, I wish you read our site, sincerity dot net. It has an extremely parsimonious simple way of shunning dishonesty and demanding sincerity to cut through all PC crap. We sincerely belief such an approach could be world changing. It could remove the leftist “lying advantage”, if influential people like you would start promoting unwavering scientific honesty in media, police reports.

    Furthermore, 4Racism.org has a totally unusual way of proving that #RacismIsLove, when ‘ racism’ is defined as the media do. “Racist” stop and frisk, “racist” color blindness, all save lives, the economy, etc. #BlackLivesMatter2racists because we “racists” or race realists would save thousands of Black lives by avoiding the Ferguson effect.
    Truthrevolution dot net describes how the German AfD could, instantly, get majority vote, if only people started telling the truth.
    I appreciate if you can do some reading, do some commenting, and also if I could contact you more directly. Vk dot com would be very good, European patriots find refuge from political persecution at vk.

  6. There is no Jewish power or media power which keeps alive the humiliating, stupid, baseless, and unintentionally deadly Search for the Phantom Nazis. Respectable, normal, educated, often apolitical people, in all age cohorts, give life to this abomination because they do not understand how craven and dishonest the ADL, the SPLC, mainstream journalists, Woke Corporate, and other Phantom Nazi Finders truly are. A first lance was plunged into the heart of this monster with “It’s Okay To Be White.” There must be an aggressive, decentralized, and merciless education campaign to wound it further and finally kill it. Ideally every low-level ADL donor should be confronted with such meme-prepared facts as Dennis Prager’s complaints against the enemies of free speech or Horis the Avenger’s observation that the SPLC counted one guy in Michigan as a separate Phantom Nazi Apparatus for each of his projects to include a defunct newsletter.

  7. Cops bust FIFTH gathering in a New Jersey Jewish neighborhood in two weeks as community continues to ignore social distancing rules and hold parties

    Eliezer Silber, 37, and Miriam Silber, 34, charged with five counts of child endangerment and violating Gov Phil Murphy’s ban on gatherings

    Police arrived at couple’s home in Lakewood, New Jersey, to find 40-50 people on their lawn and in front of their house, including children

    Just hours later, police found 35 people inside a Lakewood school for talmudic study and charged two men with maintaining a nuisance

    Gov. Phil Murphy banned weddings and social events to curb the COVID-19

    Last month, police in Lakewood dispersed three weddings and charged their hosts for violating the governor’s executive order

    Across New Jersey, at least 161 people have died of coronavirus infection while statewide, there have been a confirmed 13,386 cases

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8168701/Cops-charge-homeowner-New-Jersey-throwing-party.html

    “Privilege”

    • Replies: @CCZ
    TOMS RIVER - An Ocean County deputy fire marshal is under investigation for derogatory statements about Lakewood and its residents that were posted under his Facebook account, county Administrator Carl W. Block confirmed.

    A series of posts linked to the account of John P. Pasola, employed with the county government since May 2002 at a current base salary of $56,042, called Lakewood a “—hole,” its residents “trash” and “Dirty ones,” in posts obtained by The Lakewood Scoop, which sources have confirmed to the Asbury Park Press as authentic. Lakewood’s Orthodox Jewish community accounts for about 70 percent of the township’s population of 102,682 and its leaders have denounced the comments as anti-Semitic.

    Block said he learned about the posts on Friday evening. He said he has asked the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office to determine if the posts violate the state’s anti-bias crime law. Block said his own office will begin an internal investigation Monday.

    In one image of a Facebook comment posted on the Scoop site, the account under Pasola's name commented about Lakewood police breaking up various social gatherings that violated statewide restrictions for “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The post read: “Really, you’re asking why are they consistently breaking the guidelines set forth by the state of New Jersey? The reason is because they think they are above the law. Like I’ve been saying for a while it’s time that the National Guard is deployed to that —hole town and take action because nobody else is …”

    In another Facebook post, the Pasola account stated Lakewood “needs to be a hole in (the) ground” and referred to the township as “the filth of Ocean County.”

    https://www.app.com/story/news/local/ocean-county/2020/03/30/ocean-county-investigating-deputy-fire-marshal-lakewood-facebook/2936861001/
    , @Kibernetika
    It's been interesting to watch the New York press hora dancing around this issue. I'm a horrible white person (TM), baptized and confirmed as a Lutheran. And a German-American into the bargain. God forbid! But all urban New Yorkers -- and many upstaters -- know that some NY orthodox Jews are resistant to government prescribed protocols. Protocols -- the plural noun ain't popular, for some reason!

    Some of these orthodox dummies are just as ignorant as any common schwartze public housing ingnoramous. Or their stubborness brings them to that state, despite their intelligence.

    Man, oh manischewitz.

  8. Perhaps instead of fighting against the current, we should go with the flow and shoot for the moon.

    We must not rest until the only word any major publications print is “racism”.

    E.g

    Racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism.

    • Replies: @Charon
    Unz needs a MORE RACISM tag.
    , @Gary in Gramercy
    "We are pleased to offer you admission to the Class of 2024 at The Leland Stanford Junior University. All of us in the Office of Admissions have been impressed with your accomplishments thus far, as well as your demonstrated commitment to Diversity, and we believe that -- should you decide to attend -- you will undoubtedly be an asset to the Stanford community."
    , @ben tillman
    That's anti-semitic.
  9. I was recently banned from Youtube for “hate speech”. That’s pretty funny. I had a serious video on homosexuality in which I presented the theory that it is caused by a microorganism. This is a theory of long standing. I thought at the time that the toxoplasm parasite was the most likely candidate. This was a hypothesis not a research finding but it was too outrageous for Youtube (which I suppose means the management of Google). They called it hate speech.

    I’m of course a racist at least in the sense that I believe humans have races – as do chimps and gorillas. All the great men of history have believed in races – George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Jesus Christ. The current stance of the leftists on race is quite odd. It seems to be a malignant quasi- religious notion.

    Blacks have different behavior from East Asians or European descended whites. Everyone knows this but somehow it has become a sin.

    • Replies: @Corn
    “I was recently banned from Youtube for “hate speech”.”

    I was wondering what happened to you! I was searching for your YouTube videos just the other day.
  10. does this mean the Great Boomer Threat of 2020 is turning a corner? Steve posting about something other than the virus.

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero’d out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.

    flu deaths will drop by thousands.

    so it can be done. if everybody hides in a cave. worth it? not even remotely.

    • Agree: Jonathan Silber, Hail
    • Troll: Corvinus
    • Replies: @Kronos

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero’d out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.
     
    Oh don’t worry. The Boomers will be back on the road soon enough...

    https://youtu.be/pqNmrpLHDQk
    , @obwandiyag
    I don't hate children like you. It's just that you are so fucking stupid. It's like Idiocracy.
    , @Mr. Anon
    Fewer people will have died this year from all that icky, unsanitary economic actifity.

    Let us all celebrate, with another helping of food-bank pasta and a swig of thunderbird out of the brown paper bag!
  11. @UK
    Perhaps instead of fighting against the current, we should go with the flow and shoot for the moon.

    We must not rest until the only word any major publications print is "racism".

    E.g

    Racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism.

    Unz needs a MORE RACISM tag.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Hahahaa!
  12. We must radically lower the R0 in the Mainstream Media on the use of tendentious hate words like “racist” so these infections of angry jargon begin to die out.

    That won’t happen until Bad Orange Man is out of office, at least. Until then, super-spreaders ‘gonna spread. That’s all they know how to do.

    By then, however, the R-word virus will be so pandemic in the MSM that Americans will have finally developed “herd immunity,” aided by various antibodies such as eye-rolling, mockery, and not giving a f*ck.

    The virus will then have to mutate into some more contagious form to keep spreading within its leftist cultural host. Perhaps accusations of “white supremacy,” or some as-yet-uncoined epithet will then take its place.

  13. @prime noticer
    does this mean the Great Boomer Threat of 2020 is turning a corner? Steve posting about something other than the virus.

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero'd out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.

    flu deaths will drop by thousands.

    so it can be done. if everybody hides in a cave. worth it? not even remotely.

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero’d out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.

    Oh don’t worry. The Boomers will be back on the road soon enough…

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
    This typically stupid child thinks that baby boomers are over 75. The pejorative, to his childish, and therefore feeble, mind,applies to all old people. Even WWII veterans. Because children can't tell the difference between wars. One of their salient characteristics, utter ignorance. Especially of history.
  14. As Samuel Johnson didn’t say,” Nothing concentrates a man’s mind like knowing he’s going to drown on a ventilator in a fortnight.”

  15. Good to see you getting your sense of humor back.

    • Agree: Dano
  16. It’ll be interesting to see if Covid-19 seriously helps or hinders gentrification efforts in urban areas. I’m a believer that movements like “Black Lives Matter” received major support due to them inciting black-on-black violence and inducing black flight (i.e. the desired effect.)

    Major gentrification outfits might find the “pox-infested blanket approach” a far more cost-effective means of freeing up valuable real estate.

  17. @Mr McKenna

    Cops bust FIFTH gathering in a New Jersey Jewish neighborhood in two weeks as community continues to ignore social distancing rules and hold parties

    Eliezer Silber, 37, and Miriam Silber, 34, charged with five counts of child endangerment and violating Gov Phil Murphy's ban on gatherings

    Police arrived at couple's home in Lakewood, New Jersey, to find 40-50 people on their lawn and in front of their house, including children

    Just hours later, police found 35 people inside a Lakewood school for talmudic study and charged two men with maintaining a nuisance

    Gov. Phil Murphy banned weddings and social events to curb the COVID-19

    Last month, police in Lakewood dispersed three weddings and charged their hosts for violating the governor's executive order

    Across New Jersey, at least 161 people have died of coronavirus infection while statewide, there have been a confirmed 13,386 cases

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8168701/Cops-charge-homeowner-New-Jersey-throwing-party.html
     
    "Privilege"

    TOMS RIVER – An Ocean County deputy fire marshal is under investigation for derogatory statements about Lakewood and its residents that were posted under his Facebook account, county Administrator Carl W. Block confirmed.

    A series of posts linked to the account of John P. Pasola, employed with the county government since May 2002 at a current base salary of $56,042, called Lakewood a “—hole,” its residents “trash” and “Dirty ones,” in posts obtained by The Lakewood Scoop, which sources have confirmed to the Asbury Park Press as authentic. Lakewood’s Orthodox Jewish community accounts for about 70 percent of the township’s population of 102,682 and its leaders have denounced the comments as anti-Semitic.

    Block said he learned about the posts on Friday evening. He said he has asked the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office to determine if the posts violate the state’s anti-bias crime law. Block said his own office will begin an internal investigation Monday.

    In one image of a Facebook comment posted on the Scoop site, the account under Pasola’s name commented about Lakewood police breaking up various social gatherings that violated statewide restrictions for “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The post read: “Really, you’re asking why are they consistently breaking the guidelines set forth by the state of New Jersey? The reason is because they think they are above the law. Like I’ve been saying for a while it’s time that the National Guard is deployed to that —hole town and take action because nobody else is …”

    In another Facebook post, the Pasola account stated Lakewood “needs to be a hole in (the) ground” and referred to the township as “the filth of Ocean County.”

    https://www.app.com/story/news/local/ocean-county/2020/03/30/ocean-county-investigating-deputy-fire-marshal-lakewood-facebook/2936861001/

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
    "In another Facebook post, the Pasola account stated Lakewood “needs to be a hole in (the) ground” and referred to the township as “the filth of Ocean County.”"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnHmUk_J6xQ
  18. traditional Fake News

    Fake news is already a tradition?

    I wonder if the curve on anti-white and anti-male viral jargon has already been getting flattened in the last couple of weeks…

    This was posted by TEDx Talks nine days ago:

    • Replies: @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    6:40 "... according to the 2016 census." I don't remember this census four years ago.
  19. @Lot
    Thank you Steve. Would never have seen this if you had not amplified it.

    It feels like the ultraleft idiots in college who were unserious jokes in the 00s have suddenly taken over the press and large parts of corporate America.

    Brave of young Mr. Goldberg to call himself a “Wokeness Studies Scholar.” No tenure for him at 97% of colleges.

    Or it coincides with Obama’s second term where he started really banging the racism drum.

  20. This backs up what I’ve anecdotally noticed: that the LA Times took the least radical turn of the major liberal papers.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    The LA Times is clearly decrepit compared to how rich it was in the 20th Century due to used car classifieds.

    But its political tone is currently relatively non-woke.

  21. @Lot
    Thank you Steve. Would never have seen this if you had not amplified it.

    It feels like the ultraleft idiots in college who were unserious jokes in the 00s have suddenly taken over the press and large parts of corporate America.

    Brave of young Mr. Goldberg to call himself a “Wokeness Studies Scholar.” No tenure for him at 97% of colleges.

    I was wondering about that myself. I suspect he’s planning to become a conservative pundit off the notoriety he’s built on Twitter.

  22. @Mr McKenna
    https://i.ibb.co/cXZMGj3/Congressional-Black-Caucus-Chairwoman-Karen-Bass.jpg

    This was a real story! I just paraphrased it a tiny bit.

    This bitch is my congresswoman. She has an email newsletter. Literally every issue is to reassure illegal aliens or announce an appearance where she will discuss aid for illegal aliens. Normally she doesn’t seem to care that much about black issues.

    • Replies: @Change that Matters
    Caring about Black Issues is a non-starter for most black politicians. The key to success is to care about White Privilege, by which I mean to say "thinking of ways to destroy it". Reassuring Illegals is one way of doing that. Trust me, she is all about Black Issues. She's just getting rid of you first.
  23. @Mr McKenna

    Cops bust FIFTH gathering in a New Jersey Jewish neighborhood in two weeks as community continues to ignore social distancing rules and hold parties

    Eliezer Silber, 37, and Miriam Silber, 34, charged with five counts of child endangerment and violating Gov Phil Murphy's ban on gatherings

    Police arrived at couple's home in Lakewood, New Jersey, to find 40-50 people on their lawn and in front of their house, including children

    Just hours later, police found 35 people inside a Lakewood school for talmudic study and charged two men with maintaining a nuisance

    Gov. Phil Murphy banned weddings and social events to curb the COVID-19

    Last month, police in Lakewood dispersed three weddings and charged their hosts for violating the governor's executive order

    Across New Jersey, at least 161 people have died of coronavirus infection while statewide, there have been a confirmed 13,386 cases

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8168701/Cops-charge-homeowner-New-Jersey-throwing-party.html
     
    "Privilege"

    It’s been interesting to watch the New York press hora dancing around this issue. I’m a horrible white person (TM), baptized and confirmed as a Lutheran. And a German-American into the bargain. God forbid! But all urban New Yorkers — and many upstaters — know that some NY orthodox Jews are resistant to government prescribed protocols. Protocols — the plural noun ain’t popular, for some reason!

    Some of these orthodox dummies are just as ignorant as any common schwartze public housing ingnoramous. Or their stubborness brings them to that state, despite their intelligence.

    Man, oh manischewitz.

    • Replies: @Lugash
    In Israel the non-ultra Orthodox are furious at the harademi(?) for relying on the Torah for protection. It's spilling out into English speaking American Twitter if you look.
  24. Anonymous[337] • Disclaimer says:

    Racist comments often spike during hurricane season…

  25. @Mr McKenna
    https://i.ibb.co/cXZMGj3/Congressional-Black-Caucus-Chairwoman-Karen-Bass.jpg

    This was a real story! I just paraphrased it a tiny bit.

    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude. I would desperately love to have another holiday. Hopefully he has a birthday in early June, that somehow always manages to fall on a Friday. That would be a nice day for another day off.

    Of course if it’s cured by a white or Asian dude, his name will he forgotten by Wendesday, unless he runs for office as a Democrat.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
    Oh, I guarantee you that this disease will be cured by a black person, preferably a black woman. Hollywood will see to it! The only other possibility will be that it'll be cured by a black person in league with an eminent chosenite. That's been known to happen, on TV I mean.

    https://www.unz.com/sbpdl/when-stopping-a-pandemic-take-a-backseat-to-fighting-imaginary-racism-best-selling-author-stephen-king-attacks-the-whiteness-of-president-trumps-coronavirus-team/#comment-3773397
    , @Realist

    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude.
     
    He won't be.
  26. @prime noticer
    does this mean the Great Boomer Threat of 2020 is turning a corner? Steve posting about something other than the virus.

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero'd out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.

    flu deaths will drop by thousands.

    so it can be done. if everybody hides in a cave. worth it? not even remotely.

    I don’t hate children like you. It’s just that you are so fucking stupid. It’s like Idiocracy.

  27. @Kronos

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero’d out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.
     
    Oh don’t worry. The Boomers will be back on the road soon enough...

    https://youtu.be/pqNmrpLHDQk

    This typically stupid child thinks that baby boomers are over 75. The pejorative, to his childish, and therefore feeble, mind,applies to all old people. Even WWII veterans. Because children can’t tell the difference between wars. One of their salient characteristics, utter ignorance. Especially of history.

    • Replies: @Kronos
    I don’t, but they are getting up there in age. Sixty isn’t the new thirty by any stretch.
    , @Mr. Anon
    Utter ignorance seems to be one of your hallmarks. It's the boomers who are locking themselves down and - largely - not driving as much. The Silents are quasi-locked-down anyway in their assisted living facilities, if not in nursing homes. The "Greatest Generation" are mostly already in the ground.
  28. I wonder if the curve on anti-white and anti-male viral jargon has already been getting flattened in the last couple of weeks as the surfeit of Real News has been pushing traditional Fake News, such as Hate Hoaxes, out of the news media?

    I warn you Steve, “racism!” is going to come roaring back soon.

    The last few weeks have been a brief interval when the press goons are worried about something on a personal level. But what’s happening now is that some “population groups” have hoarded all the social distancing, keeping it from other oppressed groups. So some groups will be bending the curve down dramatically, and others won’t. Which means that we’ll struggle to get it mopped up. Which proves that …

    racism is literally killing us!

  29. @Reg Cæsar

    traditional Fake News
     
    Fake news is already a tradition?

    I wonder if the curve on anti-white and anti-male viral jargon has already been getting flattened in the last couple of weeks...
     
    This was posted by TEDx Talks nine days ago:



    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=RlSwsE22nX0&t=1s

    6:40 “… according to the 2016 census.” I don’t remember this census four years ago.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    She probably meant Census Bureau estimates. They come out every year. Easily forgivable slip.
  30. @Charon
    Unz needs a MORE RACISM tag.

    Hahahaa!

  31. If you find yourself in close contact with a New York Times oped …

    Yeah, that’s gonna happen. See, again, I’m not at all susceptible. Are you wearing a mask now, Steve, as I sure don’t want to catch it indirectly from you.

    Thank you for a humorous post. I hope you are feeling more optimistic.

  32. @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    6:40 "... according to the 2016 census." I don't remember this census four years ago.

    She probably meant Census Bureau estimates. They come out every year. Easily forgivable slip.

  33. @Polynikes
    This backs up what I've anecdotally noticed: that the LA Times took the least radical turn of the major liberal papers.

    The LA Times is clearly decrepit compared to how rich it was in the 20th Century due to used car classifieds.

    But its political tone is currently relatively non-woke.

  34. Lastly, got an anecdote here, and it’s a little personal. I came back from a trip for my job today. My wife has been somewhat freaked out by this thing and just hates it when I say the things I write in my blog post about the Kung Flu (calling it an infotainment panic-fest and all…)

    Because I was in airports and on airplanes, my wife had me go to my shop, take off all my clothes there and put them in a bag to go straight into the washer. Then, I walked across the yard to the house with a towel on. That had to go in the wash too, and I then continued the decontamination process with a shower and mouthwash. I did say “you’re going crazy, you know?”, which is OK to say to someone you know is NOT actually crazy (otherwise watch TF out!)

    After that, we all ate dinner together and my son and I accidentally switched drinks. I’m supposed to use my same fork and plates now. Oh, we still all pet and play with the cat, who is not at all concerned.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
    Airports and planes are pretty gross. I always hit the vitamin c hard whenever I have to fly.

    Did you hear about that cat that caught the corona?

    Glad to hear she's not making you quarantine in the shop for like a month.
    , @Charon
    Ha! Pics or it didn't happen.

    Just kidding. Really, just kidding!

  35. @Kibernetika
    It's been interesting to watch the New York press hora dancing around this issue. I'm a horrible white person (TM), baptized and confirmed as a Lutheran. And a German-American into the bargain. God forbid! But all urban New Yorkers -- and many upstaters -- know that some NY orthodox Jews are resistant to government prescribed protocols. Protocols -- the plural noun ain't popular, for some reason!

    Some of these orthodox dummies are just as ignorant as any common schwartze public housing ingnoramous. Or their stubborness brings them to that state, despite their intelligence.

    Man, oh manischewitz.

    In Israel the non-ultra Orthodox are furious at the harademi(?) for relying on the Torah for protection. It’s spilling out into English speaking American Twitter if you look.

  36. @Anon
    This bitch is my congresswoman. She has an email newsletter. Literally every issue is to reassure illegal aliens or announce an appearance where she will discuss aid for illegal aliens. Normally she doesn't seem to care that much about black issues.

    Caring about Black Issues is a non-starter for most black politicians. The key to success is to care about White Privilege, by which I mean to say “thinking of ways to destroy it”. Reassuring Illegals is one way of doing that. Trust me, she is all about Black Issues. She’s just getting rid of you first.

  37. I read the LA Times every day. They are not non-woke. They have a daily podcast where Asians bitch about how oppressed they are! They deserve destruction just as much of the rest of them.

  38. @UK
    Perhaps instead of fighting against the current, we should go with the flow and shoot for the moon.

    We must not rest until the only word any major publications print is "racism".

    E.g

    Racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism.

    “We are pleased to offer you admission to the Class of 2024 at The Leland Stanford Junior University. All of us in the Office of Admissions have been impressed with your accomplishments thus far, as well as your demonstrated commitment to Diversity, and we believe that — should you decide to attend — you will undoubtedly be an asset to the Stanford community.”

    • LOL: UK
    • Replies: @Mike_from_SGV
    Please tell me this is a joke and not the actual acceptance letter, though I could believe it's real.
  39. @obwandiyag
    This typically stupid child thinks that baby boomers are over 75. The pejorative, to his childish, and therefore feeble, mind,applies to all old people. Even WWII veterans. Because children can't tell the difference between wars. One of their salient characteristics, utter ignorance. Especially of history.

    I don’t, but they are getting up there in age. Sixty isn’t the new thirty by any stretch.

  40. If you find yourself in close contact with a New York Times oped…

    Trouble is those articles give so many people a lot to talk about and a lot to mutually torment over.

  41. A lot of people on the right seem to think that this whole COVefe will somehow disempower PC/SJW/Wokeness. Right. Just like the AIDS epidemic set the whole homosexual agenda back years.

    Dream on.

    The social controls being instituted for this (many of which will probably never go away) are only going to accelerate the woketopia.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    A lot of people on the right seem to think that this whole COVefe will somehow disempower PC/SJW/Wokeness. Right. Just like the AIDS epidemic set the whole homosexual agenda back years.

    Dream on.

    The social controls being instituted for this (many of which will probably never go away) are only going to accelerate the woketopia.
     
    I don't know whether people on the right really feel wokeness will lift. (I do think it will sound more pathetic to people this year.) But your analysis is spot on.

    AIDS was a massive empirical demonstration that homosexuality is a "bug" and that male homosexuals are a debauched lot.

    But they managed to use the Jewish minoritarian playbook:
    The majority finding a minority's behavior to be unpleasant, annoying, or noxious ... means the majority are oppressive bigots and the minority are virtuous heroes.

    So the homos leveraged proof of their bad behavior ... into heroic homosexual victimhood, homo-normalization and homo-"marriage".

    ~~

    That the world is dealing with--yet another!--Chinese cooked up virus and that all the super-states--despite the billions they suck from their citizenry--were utterly incapable and ill-prepared is a giant, glaring rebuke to liberal-establishment globalism.

    Trump ought to be hammering this home daily and be developing specific nationalist proposals for how we can protect our nation in the modern world.

    But this epic fail of globalization will, of course, not be what we hear. We'll be given continual lectures that the "real lessons" of CoVId-19 are:

    -- we need more international cooperation
    -- borders are meaningless in this day and age
    -- nationalism and racism hold us back
    -- we need more funding!
    -- more funding! for the public health gals to lecture us
    -- more funding! for education
    -- more funding! for medical care
    -- more funding! for first responders
    -- more funding! for XYZ
    and of course most importantly
    -- more power to the super-state to "enforce necessary measures to protect the public" including fighting the epidemics of "gun violence" and "xenophobia" and "racism"
  42. @obwandiyag
    This typically stupid child thinks that baby boomers are over 75. The pejorative, to his childish, and therefore feeble, mind,applies to all old people. Even WWII veterans. Because children can't tell the difference between wars. One of their salient characteristics, utter ignorance. Especially of history.

    Utter ignorance seems to be one of your hallmarks. It’s the boomers who are locking themselves down and – largely – not driving as much. The Silents are quasi-locked-down anyway in their assisted living facilities, if not in nursing homes. The “Greatest Generation” are mostly already in the ground.

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
    And you want all of them to die.

    Ted Rall calls your lot psycho ageists. https://rall.com/comic/divine-retribution-in-the-age-of-coronavirus

    Let's hope Divine Retribution gets around to you.
  43. @prime noticer
    does this mean the Great Boomer Threat of 2020 is turning a corner? Steve posting about something other than the virus.

    by the way, car crash deaths are way down now that the economy is zero'd out. thousands less people will be killed in car crashes in 2020.

    flu deaths will drop by thousands.

    so it can be done. if everybody hides in a cave. worth it? not even remotely.

    Fewer people will have died this year from all that icky, unsanitary economic actifity.

    Let us all celebrate, with another helping of food-bank pasta and a swig of thunderbird out of the brown paper bag!

  44. @Wilkey
    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude. I would desperately love to have another holiday. Hopefully he has a birthday in early June, that somehow always manages to fall on a Friday. That would be a nice day for another day off.

    Of course if it’s cured by a white or Asian dude, his name will he forgotten by Wendesday, unless he runs for office as a Democrat.

    Oh, I guarantee you that this disease will be cured by a black person, preferably a black woman. Hollywood will see to it! The only other possibility will be that it’ll be cured by a black person in league with an eminent chosenite. That’s been known to happen, on TV I mean.

    https://www.unz.com/sbpdl/when-stopping-a-pandemic-take-a-backseat-to-fighting-imaginary-racism-best-selling-author-stephen-king-attacks-the-whiteness-of-president-trumps-coronavirus-team/#comment-3773397

  45. Not exactly OT:

    The New York Attorney General’s struggle continues.

    The videoconferencing app [Zoom] is under scrutiny by the office of New York’s attorney general, Letitia James.

    On Monday, the office sent Zoom a letter asking what, if any, new security measures the company has put in place to handle increased traffic on its network and to detect hackers, according to a copy reviewed by The New York Times.

    While the letter referred to Zoom as “an essential and valuable communications platform,” it outlined several concerns, noting that the company had been slow to address security flaws such as vulnerabilities “that could enable malicious third parties to, among other things, gain surreptitious access to consumer webcams.”

    Over the last few weeks, internet trolls have exploited a Zoom screen-sharing feature to hijack meetings and do things like interrupt educational sessions or post white supremacist messages to a webinar on anti-Semitism — a phenomenon called “Zoombombing.”

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/technology/new-york-attorney-general-zoom-privacy.html

    • Replies: @Neuday
    Curious about the "security flaws" I poked around and found this, from tomsguide:

    Earlier this month, The New York Times reported, prominent technology journalists Kara Swisher and Jessica Lessin hosted an open Zoom conference to discuss obstacles women tech entrepreneurs face.

    "They were forced to abruptly end the event after just 15 minutes of conversation because a participant began broadcasting the shock video '2 Girls 1 Cup'," the Times said.
     
    But here is all you have to do to prevent being zoombombed:
    Click the arrow next to "Share Screen" in the host controls at the bottom of the Zoom screen, then select "Advanced Sharing Options" and make sure the option to "Who Can Share?" is set to "Host Only".

    Maybe those women tech entrepreneurs and that AA NY Attorney General should learn how to use software.
  46. This must be a boom time for non-white models who earn a living posing in white coats in laboratories for stock photos. This looks uncannily like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

    • Replies: @Known Fact
    Stock photos of women peering into beakers of brightly colored liquid -- a business layout editor's best friend, and indispensable if you're putting together a corporate report with HR breathing down your neck
  47. @Gary in Gramercy
    "We are pleased to offer you admission to the Class of 2024 at The Leland Stanford Junior University. All of us in the Office of Admissions have been impressed with your accomplishments thus far, as well as your demonstrated commitment to Diversity, and we believe that -- should you decide to attend -- you will undoubtedly be an asset to the Stanford community."

    Please tell me this is a joke and not the actual acceptance letter, though I could believe it’s real.

    • Replies: @Gary in Gramercy
    It's a joke. I was referring to the obnoxious pajeet HS senior in New Jersey, a year or two ago, who grew up in upper-middle-class comfort (Dad runs a hedge fund). When he was applying for admission to Stanford, and had to write an essay about something important to him, Pajeet sent in a piece of paper with the legend "BlackLivesMatter" typed hundreds of times, covering the page. Of course, he was admitted. (Think he's visited East Palo Alto since enrolling at Stanford? My money's on... not.)
  48. @PiltdownMan
    Not exactly OT:

    The New York Attorney General's struggle continues.

    The videoconferencing app [Zoom] is under scrutiny by the office of New York’s attorney general, Letitia James.

    On Monday, the office sent Zoom a letter asking what, if any, new security measures the company has put in place to handle increased traffic on its network and to detect hackers, according to a copy reviewed by The New York Times.

    While the letter referred to Zoom as “an essential and valuable communications platform,” it outlined several concerns, noting that the company had been slow to address security flaws such as vulnerabilities “that could enable malicious third parties to, among other things, gain surreptitious access to consumer webcams.”

    Over the last few weeks, internet trolls have exploited a Zoom screen-sharing feature to hijack meetings and do things like interrupt educational sessions or post white supremacist messages to a webinar on anti-Semitism — a phenomenon called “Zoombombing.”
     

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/technology/new-york-attorney-general-zoom-privacy.html

    https://i.imgur.com/scHJuUp.jpg

    Curious about the “security flaws” I poked around and found this, from tomsguide:

    Earlier this month, The New York Times reported, prominent technology journalists Kara Swisher and Jessica Lessin hosted an open Zoom conference to discuss obstacles women tech entrepreneurs face.

    “They were forced to abruptly end the event after just 15 minutes of conversation because a participant began broadcasting the shock video ‘2 Girls 1 Cup’,” the Times said.

    But here is all you have to do to prevent being zoombombed:
    Click the arrow next to “Share Screen” in the host controls at the bottom of the Zoom screen, then select “Advanced Sharing Options” and make sure the option to “Who Can Share?” is set to “Host Only”.

    Maybe those women tech entrepreneurs and that AA NY Attorney General should learn how to use software.

  49. @Wilkey
    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude. I would desperately love to have another holiday. Hopefully he has a birthday in early June, that somehow always manages to fall on a Friday. That would be a nice day for another day off.

    Of course if it’s cured by a white or Asian dude, his name will he forgotten by Wendesday, unless he runs for office as a Democrat.

    OMG. I do so hope the doctor who finds a cure for this is a black dude.

    He won’t be.

  50. @UK
    Perhaps instead of fighting against the current, we should go with the flow and shoot for the moon.

    We must not rest until the only word any major publications print is "racism".

    E.g

    Racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism racism.

    That’s anti-semitic.

    • Disagree: UK
    • LOL: Twodees Partain
  51. Until the current mental health crisis abates, good luck with flattening this curve!

    Isolation. I’d prefer a trial.

  52. @Pat Boyle
    I was recently banned from Youtube for "hate speech". That's pretty funny. I had a serious video on homosexuality in which I presented the theory that it is caused by a microorganism. This is a theory of long standing. I thought at the time that the toxoplasm parasite was the most likely candidate. This was a hypothesis not a research finding but it was too outrageous for Youtube (which I suppose means the management of Google). They called it hate speech.

    I'm of course a racist at least in the sense that I believe humans have races - as do chimps and gorillas. All the great men of history have believed in races - George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Jesus Christ. The current stance of the leftists on race is quite odd. It seems to be a malignant quasi- religious notion.

    Blacks have different behavior from East Asians or European descended whites. Everyone knows this but somehow it has become a sin.

    “I was recently banned from Youtube for “hate speech”.”

    I was wondering what happened to you! I was searching for your YouTube videos just the other day.

    • Replies: @Pat Boyle
    I am as it happens one of those "vulnerable" people. You know old, heart failure, diabetes. In spite of membership in this class that the damn virus favors I thought I was doing pretty well. And I am. But I'm now hunkered down at home watching TV and reading books. It's a little boring.

    I do comment on Youtube videos from time to time but my comments often immediately disappear even though most of them are not political or controversial. Apparently Google has real time monitoring of my account and whips into immediate censorship mode so as to protect the public from my evil thoughts. There is no appeal from Google. You must submit.
  53. @Mr. Anon
    A lot of people on the right seem to think that this whole COVefe will somehow disempower PC/SJW/Wokeness. Right. Just like the AIDS epidemic set the whole homosexual agenda back years.

    Dream on.

    The social controls being instituted for this (many of which will probably never go away) are only going to accelerate the woketopia.

    A lot of people on the right seem to think that this whole COVefe will somehow disempower PC/SJW/Wokeness. Right. Just like the AIDS epidemic set the whole homosexual agenda back years.

    Dream on.

    The social controls being instituted for this (many of which will probably never go away) are only going to accelerate the woketopia.

    I don’t know whether people on the right really feel wokeness will lift. (I do think it will sound more pathetic to people this year.) But your analysis is spot on.

    AIDS was a massive empirical demonstration that homosexuality is a “bug” and that male homosexuals are a debauched lot.

    But they managed to use the Jewish minoritarian playbook:
    The majority finding a minority’s behavior to be unpleasant, annoying, or noxious … means the majority are oppressive bigots and the minority are virtuous heroes.

    So the homos leveraged proof of their bad behavior … into heroic homosexual victimhood, homo-normalization and homo-“marriage”.

    ~~

    That the world is dealing with–yet another!–Chinese cooked up virus and that all the super-states–despite the billions they suck from their citizenry–were utterly incapable and ill-prepared is a giant, glaring rebuke to liberal-establishment globalism.

    Trump ought to be hammering this home daily and be developing specific nationalist proposals for how we can protect our nation in the modern world.

    But this epic fail of globalization will, of course, not be what we hear. We’ll be given continual lectures that the “real lessons” of CoVId-19 are:

    — we need more international cooperation
    — borders are meaningless in this day and age
    — nationalism and racism hold us back
    — we need more funding!
    more funding! for the public health gals to lecture us
    more funding! for education
    more funding! for medical care
    more funding! for first responders
    more funding! for XYZ
    and of course most importantly
    — more power to the super-state to “enforce necessary measures to protect the public” including fighting the epidemics of “gun violence” and “xenophobia” and “racism”

  54. @Rob McX
    This must be a boom time for non-white models who earn a living posing in white coats in laboratories for stock photos. This looks uncannily like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

    Stock photos of women peering into beakers of brightly colored liquid — a business layout editor’s best friend, and indispensable if you’re putting together a corporate report with HR breathing down your neck

  55. Oh, don’t worry, we’re sure to get plenty of “anti-male” media. I’m predicting a wave of “domestic violence” features, women’s shelters struggling blah blah blah, maybe even someone in the “helping professions” noting that men become beasts when we don’t have TV sports as an outlet.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    It won't help to point out, of course, that women instigate the majority of domestic violence.

    It's just one more example of male privilege that women are no good at it.
  56. We’ll also be getting a new surge of hair-related op-eds as women of all hues cope with the COVID-forced closure of beauty salons.

  57. Isn’t tomorrow, April 1, White History Day?

  58. @CCZ
    TOMS RIVER - An Ocean County deputy fire marshal is under investigation for derogatory statements about Lakewood and its residents that were posted under his Facebook account, county Administrator Carl W. Block confirmed.

    A series of posts linked to the account of John P. Pasola, employed with the county government since May 2002 at a current base salary of $56,042, called Lakewood a “—hole,” its residents “trash” and “Dirty ones,” in posts obtained by The Lakewood Scoop, which sources have confirmed to the Asbury Park Press as authentic. Lakewood’s Orthodox Jewish community accounts for about 70 percent of the township’s population of 102,682 and its leaders have denounced the comments as anti-Semitic.

    Block said he learned about the posts on Friday evening. He said he has asked the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office to determine if the posts violate the state’s anti-bias crime law. Block said his own office will begin an internal investigation Monday.

    In one image of a Facebook comment posted on the Scoop site, the account under Pasola's name commented about Lakewood police breaking up various social gatherings that violated statewide restrictions for “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The post read: “Really, you’re asking why are they consistently breaking the guidelines set forth by the state of New Jersey? The reason is because they think they are above the law. Like I’ve been saying for a while it’s time that the National Guard is deployed to that —hole town and take action because nobody else is …”

    In another Facebook post, the Pasola account stated Lakewood “needs to be a hole in (the) ground” and referred to the township as “the filth of Ocean County.”

    https://www.app.com/story/news/local/ocean-county/2020/03/30/ocean-county-investigating-deputy-fire-marshal-lakewood-facebook/2936861001/

    “In another Facebook post, the Pasola account stated Lakewood “needs to be a hole in (the) ground” and referred to the township as “the filth of Ocean County.””

  59. @Mr. Anon
    Utter ignorance seems to be one of your hallmarks. It's the boomers who are locking themselves down and - largely - not driving as much. The Silents are quasi-locked-down anyway in their assisted living facilities, if not in nursing homes. The "Greatest Generation" are mostly already in the ground.

    And you want all of them to die.

    Ted Rall calls your lot psycho ageists. https://rall.com/comic/divine-retribution-in-the-age-of-coronavirus

    Let’s hope Divine Retribution gets around to you.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    No, I don't want anyone to die.

    And I don't care what Ted Rall thinks. Don't care what you think either.

    Given that in every post you make, one can almost see the spittle fly from your mouth as you rage against all and sundry, I hope you wear a mask.

    Lest you infect someone with coronavirus.

    Or rabies.
  60. @Achmed E. Newman
    Lastly, got an anecdote here, and it's a little personal. I came back from a trip for my job today. My wife has been somewhat freaked out by this thing and just hates it when I say the things I write in my blog post about the Kung Flu (calling it an infotainment panic-fest and all...)

    Because I was in airports and on airplanes, my wife had me go to my shop, take off all my clothes there and put them in a bag to go straight into the washer. Then, I walked across the yard to the house with a towel on. That had to go in the wash too, and I then continued the decontamination process with a shower and mouthwash. I did say "you're going crazy, you know?", which is OK to say to someone you know is NOT actually crazy (otherwise watch TF out!)

    After that, we all ate dinner together and my son and I accidentally switched drinks. I'm supposed to use my same fork and plates now. Oh, we still all pet and play with the cat, who is not at all concerned.

    Airports and planes are pretty gross. I always hit the vitamin c hard whenever I have to fly.

    Did you hear about that cat that caught the corona?

    Glad to hear she’s not making you quarantine in the shop for like a month.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    I did not hear about that cat - too busy watching funny cat videos ...

    She was talking about a quarantine, but then, how would stuff get done, is the only thing ..?

    On the first thing, the airplanes were only 10-15% full, and the airport terminal was very nice, as I didn't have to go around any groups of 3 waddling down the hall, not staying to the right (yes, the very same people that block the fast lane on the interstate doing 75 mph).

    Thanks for your concern. I hope all is well with the "Smith" family.
  61. The central fact is that there is now an academic-corporate-legal wokeness complex, and it is massive. Schools I think we all know about at this point. Corporations…look at the pitches flooding into HR for anti-“unconscious bias” training. Or the diversity tab on any website. Or Deloitte or McKinsey’s initiatives. Legal — the pot of gold that is an internal investigation or court-ordered monitorship to oversee some failure of diversity. There is so much money sloshing around…the articles and news stories, the silly controversies that occasionally come up — they’re just foam on the surface of a massive, deep-flowing river.

    To say that wokeness is going to go away is like saying professional sports is going to go away. The leagues, the franchises worth billions, the massive TV contracts are still around and will lurch back into motion as soon as this is over. The difference is that the wokeness complex hasn’t shut down. It never does, and it never will.

    • Replies: @keypusher
    By way of example:

    Interrupt Implicit Bias by Design:
    How Legal Organizations Are Using Inclusion Nudges and Embedding Bias Interrupters
     
    https://services.nycbar.org/EventDetail?EventKey=_WEB042120&WebsiteKey=f71e12f3-524e-4f8c-a5f7-0d16ce7b3314

    Pretty much everything at that link is utter crap, starting with the first sentence: "Unconscious bias is the biggest challenge to advancing diversity in the legal profession." The biggest challenge is the tragic shortage of non-sucky diverse lawyers. But there are a thousands of presentations just like that one, and thousands of enterprising mediocrities making a good living giving those presentations. That's why this is one curve that is never going to get crushed.
  62. @Mike_from_SGV
    Please tell me this is a joke and not the actual acceptance letter, though I could believe it's real.

    It’s a joke. I was referring to the obnoxious pajeet HS senior in New Jersey, a year or two ago, who grew up in upper-middle-class comfort (Dad runs a hedge fund). When he was applying for admission to Stanford, and had to write an essay about something important to him, Pajeet sent in a piece of paper with the legend “BlackLivesMatter” typed hundreds of times, covering the page. Of course, he was admitted. (Think he’s visited East Palo Alto since enrolling at Stanford? My money’s on… not.)

  63. @Known Fact
    Oh, don't worry, we're sure to get plenty of "anti-male" media. I'm predicting a wave of "domestic violence" features, women's shelters struggling blah blah blah, maybe even someone in the "helping professions" noting that men become beasts when we don't have TV sports as an outlet.

    It won’t help to point out, of course, that women instigate the majority of domestic violence.

    It’s just one more example of male privilege that women are no good at it.

  64. If you find yourself in close contact with a New York Times oped about how the real victim of the coronavirus crisis is women of color’s hair, back away quickly and then self-apply a sizable squirt of brain sanitizer.

    David Cole–one of our better Jewish commentators–has a good piece on this in the current issue of Taki’s.

    Well, I’ll be damned; the Chinese are now encouraging “cultural appropriation”! After telling whites that they can’t cook “Asian” food or open “Asian” restaurants or wear “Asian” clothes, because everything that comes from Asia belongs to Asians only, the Chinese are now willingly surrendering credit for the COVID-19 virus, even though it came from China as the by-product of specifically Chinese customs.

    https://www.takimag.com/article/speak-the-truth-shame-the-chinese/

  65. “During The Great Awokening of the last 7 years or so, the use of virulent hate jargon like “racist” and “racism” grew exponentially in the Prestige Press.”

    Similar to “race traitor”, ‘human biodiversity”, and “cuck” in the Alt Right press. Although, “Prestige Press” is simply your own lingo, Mr. Sailer.

    https://qz.com/1092037/the-alt-right-is-creating-its-own-dialect-heres-a-complete-guide/

    On a related note, here is a study called “Online influence, offline violence: Linguistic responses to the ‘Unite the Right’ rally”…

    https://arxiv.org/pdf/1908.11599.pdf

    Future research may focus on extending the present approach to measuring changes in linguistic sentiment on other social media platforms where alt-right supporters are active, such as 4Chan and Gab. It may also be of interest to measure concepts other than sentiment and video frequencies, such as hate speech and abusive language, in response to the Charlottesville rally and perhaps other events of interest

    and a study called “The Alt-Right and Global Information Warfare”.

    https://arxiv.org/pdf/1905.02712.pdf

    “Amidst the resurgence of fascism and authoritarianism in popular culture, there is a concurrent global information war afoot. State super-powers are warring through manipulating the information sources and social media discourses of different political groups in foreign nations. Our initial data suggests that the Alt-Right leans heavily on Kremlin controlled media sources as a critical backbone of their ideology, thus playing a role in their concomitant violence. Further scaling of data mining analysis of Alt-Right twitter networks will give greater insight into the shape and contour of fascist disinformation and influence networks in the age of big data. Undermining the instrumental rationality of authoritarianism through data analysis gives us the opportunity
    to push-back on the empowerment of proto-fascist movements across the globe.”

    Here was the original “curve crusher”…

    https://www.publicmedievalist.com/cuck

  66. @Adam Smith
    Airports and planes are pretty gross. I always hit the vitamin c hard whenever I have to fly.

    Did you hear about that cat that caught the corona?

    Glad to hear she's not making you quarantine in the shop for like a month.

    I did not hear about that cat – too busy watching funny cat videos …

    She was talking about a quarantine, but then, how would stuff get done, is the only thing ..?

    On the first thing, the airplanes were only 10-15% full, and the airport terminal was very nice, as I didn’t have to go around any groups of 3 waddling down the hall, not staying to the right (yes, the very same people that block the fast lane on the interstate doing 75 mph).

    Thanks for your concern. I hope all is well with the “Smith” family.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
    So my reply didn't show up as a reply, just a comment...

    Maybe it's that commenting after midnight thing again...(?)

    Or the UNZ commenting system played an april fools trick on me...(?)

    You can check it out 3 clicks under your message (comment 68)...

    Happy April 1st.
  67. @obwandiyag
    And you want all of them to die.

    Ted Rall calls your lot psycho ageists. https://rall.com/comic/divine-retribution-in-the-age-of-coronavirus

    Let's hope Divine Retribution gets around to you.

    No, I don’t want anyone to die.

    And I don’t care what Ted Rall thinks. Don’t care what you think either.

    Given that in every post you make, one can almost see the spittle fly from your mouth as you rage against all and sundry, I hope you wear a mask.

    Lest you infect someone with coronavirus.

    Or rabies.

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
    Yes you do too want everyone to die. Including the Greatest Generation. That's what you wrote in black and white. And you, therefore, are the real psycho.
  68. @Mr. Anon
    No, I don't want anyone to die.

    And I don't care what Ted Rall thinks. Don't care what you think either.

    Given that in every post you make, one can almost see the spittle fly from your mouth as you rage against all and sundry, I hope you wear a mask.

    Lest you infect someone with coronavirus.

    Or rabies.

    Yes you do too want everyone to die. Including the Greatest Generation. That’s what you wrote in black and white. And you, therefore, are the real psycho.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    I wrote no such thing. And you are evidently unhinged, or stupid, or both.
  69. I love funny cat videos… (Cats are awesome…) (Love my cats…)

    Even more than I love “my pet raccoon” videos…
    (raccoons tear shit up)(no joke)(still fun to watch)…
    Cats rock…

    She was talking about a quarantine, but then, how would stuff get done, is the only thing ..?

    That’s the thing about quarantine…
    Life does not stop for coronafest. Someone has to do the work…
    (unless you’re actually sick or something)(then a break is likely in order)

    My girl is wise, level headed and usually fearless…
    but lately she’s been like, “you don’t need to go to the store, because coronachan”…
    (she hasn’t been to the store in 3 weeks. she’s pretty sure Covid-19 is a bioweapon)
    (she’s probably right) “here, take these alcohol wipes”… “100 new cases in Georgia”…
    “wash your hands”… yada bla bla bla…
    Not that she’s wrong. Just cautious. Easy precaution.
    We already live like hermits enjoying what most would call self quarantine…
    Not a big deal to step it up a notch…

    I’ll be going to the store soon… (probably tomorrow)
    I need a knock sensor for the honda I’m fixing…
    And a few things on the shopping list… (wine and beer)(a few other things too)

    Good to hear the airplane was like 85% empty… must be nice that way…
    Remember when it was fun to fly… (seems so long ago)

    Thanks for your concern. I hope all is well with the “Smith” family.

    Glad to hear you made it home… Traveling is not as easy as it used to be…
    Maybe I’m just getting old… But… There’s no place like home…

    All is well here… We “Smiths” are doing great…
    Turned the magic dirt in most of the garden yesterday…
    (just a little more to go)
    Time to plant lettuce, spinach, arugula and bok choy…
    Last chance to throw poppy seeds…. (57 degree soil temp is perfect for germination)

    I can still work (or not work) at my leisure… (no lockdown here)
    It was 90 degrees in the shop the other day… (heatwave)
    Would have gone today if I wasn’t waiting on parts…

    Just sitting atop my mountain,
    High above the city of gold…
    eagerly awaiting spring…
    Which is springing before my eyes…

    Best wishes to the “Newman” family…

  70. Anon[211] • Disclaimer says:

    While humans are an interesting species, most ‘Mericans are more entertaining than two strutters in a bidding war to provide services during ShoreWeek.

    Since religion, ethics, morality, really any ideology or -ism, is less often a means of personal development and usually an effort at social extortion or control, I’m sure the managers of the masses will “educate” their followers with a new mantra of self-righteousness just as soon the “need” arises.

    We’re so much fun…

  71. @obwandiyag
    Yes you do too want everyone to die. Including the Greatest Generation. That's what you wrote in black and white. And you, therefore, are the real psycho.

    I wrote no such thing. And you are evidently unhinged, or stupid, or both.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    OB Wan may be both or more. It's all just pure solid stupidity out of Nigeria until he gets that UN guy who's in town to teach the village how to read and write to come into his hut and makes an occasional post ... part of the White man's burden and all. That's when you get the posts that are just unhinged.
  72. With this staggerng rate of growth, in a few short years entire publications likely consist only of the words “racist” and “racism”.

    RECOMMEND IMMEDIATE SHUTDOWN.

  73. @Achmed E. Newman
    I did not hear about that cat - too busy watching funny cat videos ...

    She was talking about a quarantine, but then, how would stuff get done, is the only thing ..?

    On the first thing, the airplanes were only 10-15% full, and the airport terminal was very nice, as I didn't have to go around any groups of 3 waddling down the hall, not staying to the right (yes, the very same people that block the fast lane on the interstate doing 75 mph).

    Thanks for your concern. I hope all is well with the "Smith" family.

    So my reply didn’t show up as a reply, just a comment…

    Maybe it’s that commenting after midnight thing again…(?)

    Or the UNZ commenting system played an april fools trick on me…(?)

    You can check it out 3 clicks under your message (comment 68)…

    Happy April 1st.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    I read your reply, Adam. (I never have really proved to myself whether it's my error or the site's on this very thing.)

    Thanks for the videos, too.
  74. @Keypusher
    The central fact is that there is now an academic-corporate-legal wokeness complex, and it is massive. Schools I think we all know about at this point. Corporations...look at the pitches flooding into HR for anti-“unconscious bias” training. Or the diversity tab on any website. Or Deloitte or McKinsey’s initiatives. Legal — the pot of gold that is an internal investigation or court-ordered monitorship to oversee some failure of diversity. There is so much money sloshing around...the articles and news stories, the silly controversies that occasionally come up — they’re just foam on the surface of a massive, deep-flowing river.

    To say that wokeness is going to go away is like saying professional sports is going to go away. The leagues, the franchises worth billions, the massive TV contracts are still around and will lurch back into motion as soon as this is over. The difference is that the wokeness complex hasn’t shut down. It never does, and it never will.

    By way of example:

    Interrupt Implicit Bias by Design:
    How Legal Organizations Are Using Inclusion Nudges and Embedding Bias Interrupters

    https://services.nycbar.org/EventDetail?EventKey=_WEB042120&WebsiteKey=f71e12f3-524e-4f8c-a5f7-0d16ce7b3314

    Pretty much everything at that link is utter crap, starting with the first sentence: “Unconscious bias is the biggest challenge to advancing diversity in the legal profession.” The biggest challenge is the tragic shortage of non-sucky diverse lawyers. But there are a thousands of presentations just like that one, and thousands of enterprising mediocrities making a good living giving those presentations. That’s why this is one curve that is never going to get crushed.

  75. @Corn
    “I was recently banned from Youtube for “hate speech”.”

    I was wondering what happened to you! I was searching for your YouTube videos just the other day.

    I am as it happens one of those “vulnerable” people. You know old, heart failure, diabetes. In spite of membership in this class that the damn virus favors I thought I was doing pretty well. And I am. But I’m now hunkered down at home watching TV and reading books. It’s a little boring.

    I do comment on Youtube videos from time to time but my comments often immediately disappear even though most of them are not political or controversial. Apparently Google has real time monitoring of my account and whips into immediate censorship mode so as to protect the public from my evil thoughts. There is no appeal from Google. You must submit.

  76. @Mr. Anon
    I wrote no such thing. And you are evidently unhinged, or stupid, or both.

    OB Wan may be both or more. It’s all just pure solid stupidity out of Nigeria until he gets that UN guy who’s in town to teach the village how to read and write to come into his hut and makes an occasional post … part of the White man’s burden and all. That’s when you get the posts that are just unhinged.

  77. @Adam Smith
    So my reply didn't show up as a reply, just a comment...

    Maybe it's that commenting after midnight thing again...(?)

    Or the UNZ commenting system played an april fools trick on me...(?)

    You can check it out 3 clicks under your message (comment 68)...

    Happy April 1st.

    I read your reply, Adam. (I never have really proved to myself whether it’s my error or the site’s on this very thing.)

    Thanks for the videos, too.

  78. @Achmed E. Newman
    Lastly, got an anecdote here, and it's a little personal. I came back from a trip for my job today. My wife has been somewhat freaked out by this thing and just hates it when I say the things I write in my blog post about the Kung Flu (calling it an infotainment panic-fest and all...)

    Because I was in airports and on airplanes, my wife had me go to my shop, take off all my clothes there and put them in a bag to go straight into the washer. Then, I walked across the yard to the house with a towel on. That had to go in the wash too, and I then continued the decontamination process with a shower and mouthwash. I did say "you're going crazy, you know?", which is OK to say to someone you know is NOT actually crazy (otherwise watch TF out!)

    After that, we all ate dinner together and my son and I accidentally switched drinks. I'm supposed to use my same fork and plates now. Oh, we still all pet and play with the cat, who is not at all concerned.

    Ha! Pics or it didn’t happen.

    Just kidding. Really, just kidding!

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Don't sweat it. I wouldn't do that to you, Charon! Now, funny cat videos are another story - I'd love to but am worried about doxxing Chairman Meow. I doubt other cats would dox him anyway, as most cats are pretty cool and won't say a mumblin' word:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZHSIhdYSZY
  79. @Charon
    Ha! Pics or it didn't happen.

    Just kidding. Really, just kidding!

    Don’t sweat it. I wouldn’t do that to you, Charon! Now, funny cat videos are another story – I’d love to but am worried about doxxing Chairman Meow. I doubt other cats would dox him anyway, as most cats are pretty cool and won’t say a mumblin’ word:

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