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From NBC News’ opinion section:

Noah Berlatsky Trump voters motivated by racism may be violating the Constitution. Can they be stopped?

Republicans and Democrats alike have been unwilling to reprimand voters or to hold them accountable. But racist voting isn’t an accident.
Image: Donald Trump

Jan. 17, 2020, 1:30 AM PST
By Noah Berlatsky

If the Trump era has taught us anything, it’s that large numbers of white people in the United States are motivated at least in part by racism in the voting booth. …

Terry Smith, a visiting professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, offers a different response in his new book, “Whitelash: Unmasking White Grievance at the Ballot Box.” Rather than excuse racist voters or try to figure out how to live with their choices, he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

This sounds radical. But Smith argues that it’s in line with the Constitution and with years of court rulings. For example, Smith points out that racist appeals in union elections are illegal and that an election in which one side uses racist appeals can be invalidated by the National Labor Relations Board. Similarly, in the 2016 case Peña v. Rodriguez, the Supreme Court ruled that when a juror expresses overt bigotry, the jury’s verdict should be invalidated.

“When voters go to the booth, they’re not expressing a mere personal preference,” Smith told me. According to Smith, voters who pull the levers to harm black people are violating the Constitution. If the Constitution means that overt racist appeals undermine the legality of union elections, it stands to reason that they undermine the legality of other elections, as well.

So how can you tell when voters are acting out of prejudice? Again, Smith says, employment discrimination law provides a useful analogy. In discrimination cases, courts look for pretexts. If someone gives a reason for a hiring decision that is obviously false or makes little sense in context, the court has good reason to believe that prejudice or bias may have influenced the hiring decision.

Trump’s unprecedented, compulsive, easily documented lying during the 2016 campaign made him an irrational choice. It’s reasonable to conclude that voters were willing to swallow the falsehoods because they liked what they heard: overt racist appeals and incessant lies about rising crime rates.

The total number of murder victims in the United States increased a record-setting 24.8% during the Black Lives Matter era of 2014 to 2016.

No lie.

… Even more ambitiously, Smith suggests expanding the Voting Rights Act to address the racist patterns of voting in Senate elections in the South. Because the majority of white voters in the South vote Republican, and because they outnumber black voters, there isn’t a single Democratic senator from the Deep South other than Doug Jones in Alabama, who may well lose his seat in 2020.

… Still, Smith points out, in the long term, “these remedies are a lot more practical than a lot of people might think.” Republicans won’t always control the presidency and the Senate, and judges don’t live forever. Democrats could also expand the number of seats on lower courts or even on the Supreme Court — another controversial proposal known as court-packing. If Democrats decide that responding to racist voting is a vital priority, they could, in time, take steps to do something about it.

Why not just arrest voters red-handed for voting Republican? Haul them out of the voting booth in handcuffs.

… Racist voting isn’t an accident. It’s a choice that may violate the principles of our Constitution and our legal system. We should say so, and then we should find ways to reduce the harm it causes.

Noah Berlatsky is a freelance writer and cultural critic based in Chicago. He edits the website The Hooded Utilitarian and is the author of several books, including most recently “Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948.”

Okaaaay …

 
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  1. The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    • Replies: @Realist

    The core of the problem is immigratiom.
     
    The core of the problem is there are just too many goddamn idiots in this country.
    , @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?
    , @indocon
    And right now 2 million Sharma's are coming to this country, you will have to deal with the problems created by their descendants 50 years from now.
    , @Anon

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,
     
    🤦‍♂️

    https://www.phillyvoice.com/most-popular-baby-names-emma-noah-decade-2010s-list-social-security-adminstration/

    Most popular baby names of the 2010s: Emma and Noah top the list
    Virginia Streva
    PhillyVoice Staff
     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XogEjXK0nHk
     
    , @Anon7
    There is a surprising opinion piece running in the NYT today - I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted.

    But the real battle for hearts and minds is being fought in the comments, check them out.
    , @Mr. XYZ
    1 million Noahs and 1 million Sarahs, to be more specific.
  2. Someone who writes books about sexual fetishes in comic books is obviously an expert in politics and voting law. He definitely should be placed in charge of deciding who gets to vote in elections.

    • LOL: jim jones
    • Replies: @Mister.Baseball
    Reads like an extension of his bondage fetish.
    , @SFG
    He actually is right about the comic books, ironically enough. Marston was big into female domination, saw Wonder Woman as a way to decrease war (an obvious concern in the 1940s when the comic came out) by getting boys to submit to women, who would be less violent.

    He was also an early feminist (one of WW's early enemies 'Dr. Psycho', was based on his thesis advisor, Hugo Muensterberg, who opposed woman suffrage) and also lived in a polaymorous triad relationship with two women. SJW before his time!
    , @Pericles
    Isn't it great that the MSM editor for some reason turned to an obscure fetish comic enthusiast for the topic of voting?

    It's a bit like what you can read about the recently deceased Elizabeth Wurzel. Respectful obituaries all over the place, even though she was a quite minor writer and a completely narcissistic PITA who went through friends like nachos on a friday night. Oh, and she also was Jewish.
  3. @NJ Transit Commuter
    Someone who writes books about sexual fetishes in comic books is obviously an expert in politics and voting law. He definitely should be placed in charge of deciding who gets to vote in elections.

    Reads like an extension of his bondage fetish.

  4. Unvarnished Stalinism.

    • Replies: @Jake
    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.
    , @Johnny Smoggins
    No. Unvarnished Judaism.
    , @Achilles Wannabe
    More like Bolshevism. We should stop blaming blaming Stalin for everything. That offers a certain Noah like people cover
    , @SMK
    Republican are behooved to "repirmand" voters for voting Republican! "Racist voting...is illegal" and "unconstutional." And "the government has the ability, and the reposnibility, to address it." How is the left and the state going to make it a "illegal" and "address it" without abolishing the secret ballot and simply making it a crime to vote Republican, since how do they know if the voter is "motivated by racism" and "white supremacy"? Are they omnescient, can they read mines, or is the FBI going to invade the homes and privacy of tens of millions of Americans to determine if they're so "motivated"?

    And where's the rush, where's the urgency? Can't they wait untel Nov. 3 of this years. I'm not as certain as "the Derb" that Trump will lose in 2020, probably to Hillary Clinton rather than Joe Biden, but it's surely possible, perhaps even likely. If Trump loses to Hillary this year, it's likely that no Republican will ever be elected president again given the demagraphic transformation of the U.S., white-majority to nonwhite-majority, and the electorate, with older whites dying and non-whites and young whites far more likely to vote democratic. And unless Hillary's first term is culturally and economically disastrous, I doubt that any Republican, much less a Trump-like outsider, will ever be elected president again, not in 2024, almost surely, and surely not in 2018.

  5. “… he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

    This sounds radical. But Smith argues that it’s in line with the Constitution and with years of court rulings.”

    Smith is correct: the end game of American race-based civil rights, the logical stage to which ‘civil rights’ moves, is to outlaw every expression by whites that is not directly supportive of the dispossession of whites who are not part of the very small ruling cabal, the Elite of the anti-racist Anglo-Zionist Empire.

    The Yank WASP making then Negro Numinous does mean that whites despised and/feared by Yank WASP Elites, and their BFF partners the Jews, eventually must be stripped of everything that might provide a cultural foundation, an identity, from which to resist.

    This process, of course, began long before Marx wrote The Communist Manifesto, but once the Brit WASP Empire Part 1 allowed Marx to live his life in, and disseminate his ideas from, London, Marxist analysis of what is wrong with the world in its capitalist phase became mixed with WASP notions of how to treat non-WASP whites.

    • Agree: Desiderius
    • LOL: Stan Adams
    • Troll: Hail
    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    , @Stan Adams
    I didn’t do that LOL.
  6. @Hibernian
    Unvarnished Stalinism.

    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.

    • Replies: @syonredux

    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.
     
    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans.....Then a new school of historians arrived.....

    Eric Foner (/ˈfoʊnər/; born February 7, 1943) is an American historian. He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party, African-American biography, Reconstruction, and historiography, and has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982. He is the author of several textbooks commonly used in college-level American history courses across the United States.
     

    Foner is a leading contemporary historian of the Reconstruction period, having published Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877 in 1989 and more than 10 other books on the topic.[1] His online courses on "The Civil War and Reconstruction", published in 2014, are available from Columbia University on ColumbiaX.[2]
     

    Foner was born in New York City, New York, the son of Jewish parents Liza (née Kraitz), a high school art teacher, and historian Jack D. Foner, who was active in the trade union movement and the campaign for civil rights for African Americans. Eric Foner describes his father as his "first great teacher," and recalls how,
     

    deprived of his livelihood while I was growing up, he supported our family as a freelance lecturer. ... Listening to his lectures, I came to appreciate how present concerns can be illuminated by the study of the past—how the repression of the McCarthy era recalled the days of the Alien and Sedition Acts, the civil rights movement needed to be viewed in light of the great struggles of Black and White abolitionists, and in the brutal suppression of the Philippine insurrection at the turn of the century could be found the antecedents of American intervention in Vietnam. I also imbibed a way of thinking about the past in which visionaries and underdogs—Tom Paine, Wendell Phillips, Eugene V. Debs, and W. E. B. Du Bois—were as central to the historical drama as presidents and captains of industry, and how a commitment to social justice could infuse one's attitudes towards the past.[8]

     

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Foner
  7. If I vote for Trump, can I be hauled off to one of President Bernie’s re-education camps please?
    Rather the gulag in Alaska, than Noah’s bondage dungeon with him in his Wonder Woman costume.

  8. SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That’s what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    • LOL: Desiderius
    • Troll: Twodees Partain
    • Replies: @Calvin Hobbes

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    Well, that’s what all the testing says, at least with respect to whatever sorts of intelligence are tested by the tests.
    , @Hans
    No, blacks are just as intelligent as everyone else it's just that everyone else is more racist than blacks. If everyone else would mimic blacks, everything would be great.
    , @Sgt. Joe Friday
    Tiny duck, is that you?
    , @Johnny Smoggins
    "You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites"

    That's because blacks are less intelligent than Whites. On a good day dolphins are more intelligent than blacks.
    , @Jack D

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    I can't even...

    The differences in average intelligence between the races has been scientifically documented in every study that attempted to measure it. I thought you guys believed in science.
    , @Desiderius

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.
     
    Yep. That's why we vote Trump to oppose it and whites like yourself who uphold it.

    Run on along back to your gated community now and tell me again how much I deserve Open Borders.
    , @Kad
    That's because it's proven. Get a copy of the Bell Curve by Charles Murray. One in five US blacks has a retard level IQ. Btw, whites are less intelligent than Asians. Race matters. Race is real.
    , @Pop Warner
    If Republicans were as racist as you claim they'd win a lot more election. But they're too obsessed with black unemployment and cheap foreign labor while they censure the few pro-whites in their ranks (Steve King)
    , @JR Ewing 78

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    No, we think - and the empirical data show - that the AVERAGE black is less intelligent than the AVERAGE white.

    Just like the AVERAGE man is stronger than the AVERAGE woman. Or the AVERAGE homosexual is more promiscuous than the AVERAGE heterosexual.

    That you can't understand that doesn't mean that we're wrong. It means you are less intelligent than the AVERAGE white. (And/or probably more mendacious, too)

    Not all that complicated (or evil) unless you purposely want it to be.

    , @Colin Wright
    'You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites'

    Yeah. I also suspect the earth really does revolve around the sun. The evidence is pretty conclusive on that point as well.

    Australia exists, I'm probably not going to live forever, and blacks are on average less intelligent than whites.

    , @Kevin O'Keeffe

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    On average? Yes, I do.

    Because that is what the data indicates.
    , @Buck Ransom
    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    Oh balderdash. It's unanimous. Everyone agrees that Jay-Z and Lil Kim are right up there with Aeschylus, Vergil, Milton, Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo.
    , @Curle
    “ white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    White supremacy as you define it is a concocted scapegoating and rent seeking delusion used by underperforming groups to shift attention and blame away from the most viable blame agent for the group’s comparative failure, the group themselves, to the white ethnic group collectively. It, of course, relies social accommodation of the discredited notion that cultural forces like racism 1) exist; and 2) have power to disrupt people’s lives in significant ways.
    , @Loosely Speaking

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    You mean on average? How could anyone possibly believe that?
  9. . . . and they always wonder why pogroms spring up.

    • Replies: @bigdicknick
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Go1WDJbdV4
  10. So the next step: from a “racist” being a morally defective person to now being a criminal. Which measured by the 2016 election means that around half the U.S. population are criminals.

    Things are not looking up.

  11. https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/yom-kippur-2019-best-thing-about-judaism-according-jewish-atheist-ncna1063986

    Yom Kippur 2019: The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist

    I’m not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together.

    Oct. 9, 2019, 1:31 AM PDT

    By Noah Berlatsky

    When I was 13 and preparing for my bar mitzvah

    Every.
    Single.
    Yom Kippur.

    • Agree: Cloudbuster
    • Replies: @Tomislav II
    STOP NOTICING THINGS, GOY!!!
    , @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew
  12. Throw the Noah down the well so my people can be free!

  13. I keep seeing Trump referred to as a racist and white supremicist, but I don’t really see much evidence of this. He seems to get along fine with black people and Jews who don’t attack him. He’s made half hearted efforts to secure the border, but he wants to increase (non-white) legal immigration and H1B visas from India.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  14. Meanwhile Israel is an apartheid state with illegal nuclear weapons and American synagogues look like KKK meetings.

    No wonder these people invented the word chutzpah.

    • Replies: @Right wing jew
    Tbf in another article the author criticizes Jews for being skeptical of Jews of color
  15. Time to Make Voting Democrat Illegal Because It’s Stupid

    FIFY

    If the Trump era has taught us anything, it’s that large numbers of POC in the United States are motivated at least in part by dumbassery in the voting booth. …

    FIFY…again.

  16. I’ve unfortunately been acquainted with Berlatsky’s work for quite some time, and he is a race-obsessed nut that wants whites reduced to irrelevancy, although if I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school…and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.

    Anyway, this is a useful reminder of the endgame of progressive politics – whites (other than the right kind, sitting atop a coalition of blacks and Latinos) have no right to have their political or cultural preferences implemented if it’s not what minorities want. If the Democratic party is successful in assembling an enduring coalition of aggrieved groups, its entire agenda will revolve around taking money and power from whites and handing it over to others. I have my doubts that it will actually happen because I don’t think Latinos are particularly motivated by the the racial appeals that are so successful with lefty whites and blacks, and many will ultimately find they don’t want to be in a political coalition with a very vocal and troublesome minority group, just like they don’t want to be in the same schools or neighborhoods.

    • Replies: @nymom
    I agree 100% with the Hispanics ultimately leaving the coalition, probably not always allying with Blacks or White but forming their own coalition and moving from one to the other as the various issues come up that they feel impacts them...

    This hasn't been clear to a lot of people as the overarching issue of immigration has made Hispanics always support the Democratic Party candidates; but, over time this too will probably change.

    I don't see any natural affinity with Blacks and Hispanics especially on the school issue as you mentioned.

    I was reminded of this when I watched the Mind of Aaron Hernandez on Netflix recently. Everyone of his victims was black. Additionally if he had not been arrested when he was I believe he was getting ready to be killed by a black man who he had shot in the face while he was sleeping; but, the man survived. The man wouldn't give police Hernandez's name as he wanted to ambush him and kill Hernandez himself.

    Anyway I agree with your assessment.
    , @No Jack london
    May have a point. In the CA recall election Bustamante ran as a Chicano "home boy" against the White outsider and terminator. It didn't work as planned, apparently many Latinos viewed thier guy as on the effeminate side and Arnold as a real macho-man. Swarzy proved the image by getting it on with the maid. Unfortunately, there was no one like Kamala Harris running to provide a viable black alternative choice.
    A recent test of this hypothesis would be in Dade, Broward, Seminole,Orange, Osceola and Hillsborough counties in Florida for the 2018 gubernatorial election as well as the 2016 presidential race.
    , @kaganovitch
    I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school…and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.
    No, he did follow his principal, who was after all, progressive - it's his principles that he didn't follow.
  17. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    The core of the problem is there are just too many goddamn idiots in this country.

  18. Noah should write a comic book about stereotypes:

    Egads.

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
    If you sketched Berlatsky, people would demand you stop with the anti-semitic caricatures.
    , @fish
    Noah Berlatsky is the embodiment of a moms basement dwelling handing out crudely prepared tracts at the bus terminal guy.....

    We should enjoy him in that spirit!
    , @Lockean Proviso
    We can't see his hands, but he's undoubtedly using mutual palm friction to keep them warm...
    , @Bert
    The glare and sneer were naturally-selected in medieval Poland. They really helped the Jewish tax farmer to get that last copper szelag from the ragged Slavic peasant.
  19. Professor Terry Smith, the author of the book that Noah Berlatsky uses as the premise for this article, left his prior employer, DePaul University, in a cloud of scandal a little over a year ago:

    Distinguished Professor of Law Terry Smith agreed to part ways with the university following an agreement with the university’s lawyers to end his civil rights lawsuit. Smith had been a professor at the College of Law [COL] since 2010. Before he left, he was one of only two tenured black male professors. The only one remaining is the law librarian….Smith said in his lawsuit that he had “suffered significant abuses” in retaliation for his outspokenness on racial issues within the law school. The university defended itself by saying Smith had acted aggressively and inappropriately toward other faculty members.

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    Smith is now a “visiting professor” at the University of Baltimore.

  20. Yes, because nothing will suppress bad voter supression like good voter suppression.

  21. @Hunsdon
    . . . and they always wonder why pogroms spring up.

    • Replies: @Hunsdon
    Why did I imagine Robert Shaw as Quint saying we're going to need bigger ovens?
  22. You know, “racism” might be a terrible thing for individuals to be afflicted with. Or a hundred individuals. Or a thousand. Or even a million.

    But at some point it shifts from being an individual sin to becoming just another voting bloc. And it’s no longer about “I hate _______s”. Instead it’s, “We prefer _______s”, and, “We think _______s is better for us”.

  23. The unspoken (?) assumption in that piece is that whites voting for whites is racist, while blacks voting for blacks is “anti-racist.”

    Which means “racist” is just a slur for “white person.” “Anti-racist” is just a code word for anti-white.

    Calling a white person a “racist” is no different than calling a black person “the n-word.”

    • Replies: @jsm
    Yes, good. Let's start calling "racist
    "the "R" word.
    , @Right wing jew
    Indeed, i noticed that awhile ago. It's the white version of nagger. Both words are used to intimidate their subject into submission. Maybe one day we can produce country music where we can each other racist. Sup racist, how you been?
    , @Hunsdon
    Any stick is a good stick to use to beat the white man.
  24. If the Republicans weren’t the stupid party, they would use this as an excuse to pull all credentials for NBC News employees. Don’t let them cover the convention, don’t let them into the White House.

    • Agree: sayless
    • Replies: @Maple Curtain
    The Republicans are the Bought Party not the Stupid Party.
    , @ben tillman
    Three years ago, NBC was telling millions of viewers each morning that "Russia hacked the election".
  25. @Jake
    "... he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

    This sounds radical. But Smith argues that it’s in line with the Constitution and with years of court rulings."

    Smith is correct: the end game of American race-based civil rights, the logical stage to which 'civil rights' moves, is to outlaw every expression by whites that is not directly supportive of the dispossession of whites who are not part of the very small ruling cabal, the Elite of the anti-racist Anglo-Zionist Empire.

    The Yank WASP making then Negro Numinous does mean that whites despised and/feared by Yank WASP Elites, and their BFF partners the Jews, eventually must be stripped of everything that might provide a cultural foundation, an identity, from which to resist.

    This process, of course, began long before Marx wrote The Communist Manifesto, but once the Brit WASP Empire Part 1 allowed Marx to live his life in, and disseminate his ideas from, London, Marxist analysis of what is wrong with the world in its capitalist phase became mixed with WASP notions of how to treat non-WASP whites.

    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    • Replies: @Anonymous

    Sumi Cho, a law professor and ally of Smith’s, was also brought up on this misconduct charge. “It’s no coincidence that a black man and Korean woman were the first targets of a misconduct charge involving a pattern of extreme aggression and intimidation of colleagues,” Johnson said.
     
    Smh, NE Asians casting their lot with NAMs. Good luck with that in the long run.
    , @Heymrguda
    I got so tired of seeing that BS I blocked the guy. Tired also of anti Protestant prop on Rockwell and American conservative.
    , @Desiderius
    Confession is good for the soul. We fucked up. We need to own it. That’s what Christianity is for. We’ll rise again.

    Jews dialed it to eleven, and Catholics are showing us just how stupid we were in their usual efforts to mimic us, but we were the the ones who came up with this shit.

    , @Alden
    Right you are. Can’t blame WASPS for everything.
    , @Hibernian
    De Paul is about as Catholic as the current Pope.
  26. I guess step one will be to outlaw the secret ballot. Then they can publish the names and home addresses of those who voted Republican with obvious results.

    Or maybe they will just outlaw all political parties but the Democrats and thus force the country to function as a one party state, like the good old Soviet Union. Everyone would be forced to vote, upon penalty of law, but there would only be one candidate for each office. The ruling class and their government bureaucrats would love this. None of them like accountability to the citizens whose taxes support them in high style.

  27. “The total number of murder victims in the United States increased a record-setting 24.8% during the Black Lives Matter era of 2014 to 2016. No lie.”

    “Why not just arrest voters red-handed for voting Republican? Haul them out of the voting booth in handcuffs.”

    Sailer Pro Bono–Accuse your opponent of exactly the machinations you allegedly disdain, yet religiously employ. [Perhaps we can raise Lee Atwater from the dead and craft Southern Strategy 2]

    • Replies: @fish
    Help us Corby Won Kenobi.....you’re our only hope!
    , @R.G. Camara
    lol. I love when Corvinus the paid Media Matters troll engages in his projection again!
  28. The Americans in Germany in 1946 and the Chinese in Xinjiang right now have set the standard for modern political indoctrination. Most of us are compliant enough that it might require only a few months in an educational facility to set us straight.

    Or maybe they can keep at it with the social engineering until they get it right. Clearly what they have been doing for the last seventy years is not yet fully functional.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    The Americans in Germany in 1946 and the Chinese in Xinjiang right now have set the standard for modern political indoctrination.

    While it wouldn't be necessary to point this out to a normal human being, see Erik v. Kuehmelt-Leddhn's letters from Austria published in Commonweal around that time. He was, in one such letter, critiquing measures administratively excluding quondam Nazi Party members from participating in elections. Don't do that, he said. Insist instead that they wear Nazi uniforms and preface their remarks with excerpts from Hitler's most boastful and bombastic speeches. The rediculousness of it all will discredit them.

    There's nothing like living in a ruins in an occupied country and eating the tulip bulbs from your garden to disabuse you of the notions that brought you to that state. No indoctrination requried.
  29. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    Well, that’s what all the testing says, at least with respect to whatever sorts of intelligence are tested by the tests.

  30. • Replies: @ben tillman

    Saw this on Tucker last night.

    https://harvardlawreview.org/2020/01/pack-the-union-a-proposal-to-admit-new-states-for-the-purpose-of-amending-the-constitution-to-ensure-equal-representation/
     
    The author's statement of possible objections to the proposal: (1) those about the legality of the proposal, and (2) those about its desirability.

    The author can't even entertain the most fundamental objection: that his proposal is morally wrong, being flagrantly at odds with the concept of self-government.
  31. Considering how often black people vote Democratic, I would say that any time a black person votes for a Democrat it is ipso facto racist. At least white people put some thought into their vote.

  32. You laugh, but there is legal precedent for cancelling the votes of those who are deemed to have exercised wrongthink in making their choice.

    For example, California’s Prop 8 banning gay marriage was annulled because a judge decided that the “yes” voters must have been motivated by irrational anti-gay bigotry rather than a sincere desire to uphold traditional marriage.

    Indeed, Prop 8 would have been a far better legal precedent for Mr. Bertlasky to have cited rather than NLRB-supervised union elections, which involve private organizations that are micro-managed by statute.

    Perhaps he didn’t want to go there because Prop 8 was spiked by a gay, white judge who cancelled out the mostly black and Hispanic “yes” votes.

    • Agree: International Jew
    • Replies: @Desiderius
    It was Kennedy's "animus alone" mindreading in Obergefell which opened those floodgates.

    Heckuva job, Tony!

    They'll do this shit as long and as much as they can, then backrationalize it later with bullshit like this article. Only way to stop it is to stop them.
    , @Dube
    ... California’s Prop 8 banning gay marriage ...

    The proposition very simply affirmed the definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. There was no "banning" - that stern concept and term were introduced by then Attorney General Jerry Brown for the Voter Information Booklet that he approved. It's said that he knew it would sound off-putting, hostile and unfair.

    The pro-8 campaign was favorable to Civil Unions as an alternative, with existing California law held as advanced in that regard. However, it's not disputed that the honorific in the term "marriage" was a key element for both sides in the struggle.

    So the pro-8 effort is properly described as advancing a precising definition, as done when use of a term shows problems of vagueness or ambiguity.

    But "banning?" Well, any unmarried man and unmarried woman would continue to be eligible, and I am sorry that Civil Unions lost a victory that could have been won in a respectable reality.
  33. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    No, blacks are just as intelligent as everyone else it’s just that everyone else is more racist than blacks. If everyone else would mimic blacks, everything would be great.

  34. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    Tiny duck, is that you?

  35. @Arclight
    I've unfortunately been acquainted with Berlatsky's work for quite some time, and he is a race-obsessed nut that wants whites reduced to irrelevancy, although if I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school...and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.

    Anyway, this is a useful reminder of the endgame of progressive politics - whites (other than the right kind, sitting atop a coalition of blacks and Latinos) have no right to have their political or cultural preferences implemented if it's not what minorities want. If the Democratic party is successful in assembling an enduring coalition of aggrieved groups, its entire agenda will revolve around taking money and power from whites and handing it over to others. I have my doubts that it will actually happen because I don't think Latinos are particularly motivated by the the racial appeals that are so successful with lefty whites and blacks, and many will ultimately find they don't want to be in a political coalition with a very vocal and troublesome minority group, just like they don't want to be in the same schools or neighborhoods.

    I agree 100% with the Hispanics ultimately leaving the coalition, probably not always allying with Blacks or White but forming their own coalition and moving from one to the other as the various issues come up that they feel impacts them…

    This hasn’t been clear to a lot of people as the overarching issue of immigration has made Hispanics always support the Democratic Party candidates; but, over time this too will probably change.

    I don’t see any natural affinity with Blacks and Hispanics especially on the school issue as you mentioned.

    I was reminded of this when I watched the Mind of Aaron Hernandez on Netflix recently. Everyone of his victims was black. Additionally if he had not been arrested when he was I believe he was getting ready to be killed by a black man who he had shot in the face while he was sleeping; but, the man survived. The man wouldn’t give police Hernandez’s name as he wanted to ambush him and kill Hernandez himself.

    Anyway I agree with your assessment.

  36. @Hibernian
    Unvarnished Stalinism.

    No. Unvarnished Judaism.

  37. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    “You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites”

    That’s because blacks are less intelligent than Whites. On a good day dolphins are more intelligent than blacks.

    • Replies: @Hunsdon
    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.
  38. Why not just arrest voters red-handed for voting Republican? Haul them out of the voting booth in handcuffs.

    It’s our humanitarian duty to criminalize whiteness and punish thought criminals!

  39. What does it even matter? Whether you vote Democrat or Republican, you end up plagued by Berlatskys regardless.

    We should combine his outlaw-Republicans essay with his Yom Kippur/bar mitvah essay and begin hauling them out of Chinese restaurants on Christmas Day in handcuffs; and deputize the Black Israelites to do the hauling.

    • LOL: Kolya Krassotkin
    • Replies: @Art Deco
    You're not plagued by Berlatskys. The man is 48 years old and doesn't admit to ever having been employed by anyone. His LinkedIn profile states he's been a 'freelance writer' for 25 years. He is inconsequential. (I did once know someone who earned a living as a freelance writer. He wrote ad copy).

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by 'layers and layers' of editorial control at NBC.

  40. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    I can’t even…

    The differences in average intelligence between the races has been scientifically documented in every study that attempted to measure it. I thought you guys believed in science.

    • Replies: @Redneck farmer
    Good Science, Jack, they believe in Good Science.
  41. Anonymous[388] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    Sumi Cho, a law professor and ally of Smith’s, was also brought up on this misconduct charge. “It’s no coincidence that a black man and Korean woman were the first targets of a misconduct charge involving a pattern of extreme aggression and intimidation of colleagues,” Johnson said.

    Smh, NE Asians casting their lot with NAMs. Good luck with that in the long run.

    • Replies: @Hail

    Sumi Cho [said] “It’s no coincidence that a black man and Korean woman were the first targets
     
    This is really weird.

    In what mental world does she inhabit where, I presume, a White (WASP?) power structure singles out Black men and Korean women for harassment and suppression?

    Is this a purely cynical power-play? Might she really believe it?

    Over here in the world of reality, East Asian women are among the most privileged groups in the US.
  42. Disenfranchising “racists” using convoluted legal reasoning is right in the totalitarian playbook. Keep in mind that (for the most part) everything that was done in the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany) was done under color of law.

    • Agree: Hibernian
    • Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.
    , @Oscar Peterson

    "everything that was done in the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany) was done under color of law."
     
    As is the implementation of apartheid Jews-only West Bank infrastructure, the demolition of Bedouin villages and all sorts of other conniving malfeasance in Judeosupremacist Israel.

    So why does the US taxpayer have to subsidize all that?
  43. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    What about Smith’s? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    • Replies: @Thomas
    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/
    , @anon
    Smith and Berlatsky have the same bad views.
    Smith is a nasty abolitionist Yankee.
    Berlatsky is a nasty Marxist Jew.
    Can't I hate them both?

    Cultural Marxist Jews are an organized political force (ADL, AIPAC, NYT, Hollywood studio execs) and are a legitimate target for critisim.

    In the 19th century people recognized the existence of "the slave power". They were referring to the political power of slave owners and the southern business and social institutions that were organized in the interests of the slave owners. The Slave Power was a real force in US politics.

    What Another Dad calls Minoritarianism is real, and it's history is closely tied to specifially Jewish groups. I don't like the views of Smith or Berlatsky, and I don't like the role the Jewish Power has played in pushing those views.
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    Smith's relevant ancestors got here sometime between 1618 and 1808. They caused and and continue to cause intractable problems.

    We should have learned from this that allowing Berlatsky's relevevant ancestors into the country circa 1880 to 1920 would likely cause more intractable problems. And it has.

    Two prime examples are: (1) A pollution of political theory and practice by extreme ideologues, exemplified by Berlatsky and his ilk; and (2) The catastrophic lock on US foreign policy exercised by the neocon/Zionist fifth column in this country.
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    Smith's relevant ancestors got here sometime between 1618 and 1808. They caused and and continue to cause intractable problems.

    We should have learned from this that allowing Berlatsky's relevevant ancestors into the country circa 1880 to 1920 would likely cause more intractable problems. And it has.

    Two prime examples are: (1) A pollution of political theory and practice by extreme ideologues, exemplified by Berlatsky and his ilk; and (2) The catastrophic lock on US foreign policy exercised by the neocon/Zionist fifth column in this country.
    , @Oscar Peterson

    "What about Smith’s? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?"
     
    Well, Smith is an. incompetent, black, affirmative-action academic, so he is certainly a problem--of a sort. But the Jew media operative--Berlatsky--and the Jews who run NBC are providing media exposure to promote Smith's half-baked, totalitarian ramblings. It is the power to promote, attack or ignore whatever they please that the Berlatsky's of the world wield with such destructiveness.

    In short, the conniving, malicious Jew is a greater threat than the witless negro any day of the week. Anyone who is not willfully blind can understand that basic truth.
    , @Aguynamedme
    i can criticize smith and not be called an 'antisemite' or 'racist.
    Smith isn't supporting an ethno nationalist state for his own people while encouraging other races to deconstruct their own race.
    , @joe2.5
    The question is not if they are a problem or not.

    Both call for totally crazy dictatorial measures against free speech and free political expression.

    Berlatsky, if he is the same one who wrote the "Purim" piece, has declared himself a racist of the worst kind, by identifying himself with a religion that he doesn't follow. Even though he states that he is an atheist, he considers himself fully Jewish, to the point of participating in a religious festival (which, by the way, celebrates an atrocious massacre committed on behalf of Jews.)
    There is nothing remotely "ethnic" or "cultural" in this: Not even a reference to any non-liturgical Ashkenazi customs or language. As a result, it clearly proves Berlatsky to be a racial supremacist of the very worst kind: a Zionist. He at least fully believes religion to be inherited...

    We have no such data re Smith..

    , @AnotherDad

    Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?
     
    IQ?
  44. “In multiracial societies, you don’t vote in accordance with your economic interests and social interests, you vote in accordance with race and religion.”
    [SPIEGEL Interview with Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew: “It’s Stupid To Be Afraid”, August 8, 2005]

    To keep the multicultural society lumbering along, these exhortations to not vote racially are usually hoping to target one group….YT. It usually works, appealing to the present Majority’s better nature. So while Whites breakout when voting 45/55 (Dem/Gop), other ethnic groups like Blacks are voting RACIALLY 90/10(Dem/Gop) or Hispanics 70/30(Dem/Gop) and even Asians are 70/30(Dem/ Gop) voting as ethnic blocs, id est, they vote racially or as racists if you believe the article. And even the Jewish vote, the author’s co-ethnics, usually breaks 80/20(Dem/Gop),  not to mention their political contributions which are much more significant than their votes. Half of Dem $  is from these very same co-ethnics. I think it was only Reagan who got 30% of the Jewish vote, otherwise it would seem Jews vote as a racial? religious? bloc(it depends upon the argument). There are exceptions to these White suicidal voting patterns.  Like Noah hints at, it is the bad bad bad South. It does not make sense to some YT voters in a democracy to handicap yourself with idealistic blindness (as most other idiotic Whites do). The YT voters in the much despised southern states know this. They are like the English soccer team Millwall whose well known chant is “You dont like us? We don’t care” and in states like Miss, Ala, La. the YT voters vote like an ethnic group. They vote like a normal ethnic groups, sometimes 20/80(Dem/Rep)(in Miss) and they win! They look at elections as a contest to win, not to as a demonstration of theirbien pensant, idealistic, hoped-for-good status. And so precisely because they vote like an ethnic group should in a multicultural society, they win.

    If you want to call White voting ‘racist’ then why not call all other ethnic groups ‘racist’ for voting their interests?

  45. Would the votes of anti-white Jews and blacks also be cancelled? Can we get court decisions that have negative disparate impact on whites nullified? By whom? Who gets to decide which votes were cast from bad motives?

  46. @Jack D
    Disenfranchising "racists" using convoluted legal reasoning is right in the totalitarian playbook. Keep in mind that (for the most part) everything that was done in the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany) was done under color of law.

    Just out of curiosity…

    What, precisely, was done in “Nazi” (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany “under color of law” that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been “bad” for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You’re basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I’m certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these “Nazi” guys do that was so “wrong”, in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    • Troll: ScarletNumber
    • Replies: @theMann
    1. Forced Euthanasia of the retarded.
    2. Confiscation of private property whenever it suited them.
    3. Forced labor, including the scientific community .
    4. Arbitrary restriction of movement, both citizens and non- citizens.
    5 construction of a continent wide system of labor camps + torture + plus intended neglect of inmates.
    6. Invading Russia, granted, more stupid than evil.

    Lethal force against life and property, gee, why is it wrong?
    , @Jack D
    Puhlease. If you don't understand that what the Nazis did was wrong I can't help you. Even Martians know this.
    , @Mr. Anon
    Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder.

    Or do you not consider those things to be wrong?

    , @Desiderius
    It was as if Sherman decided to march to the sea through New York.
    , @vinteuil
    Missed this, before.

    So I was right all along: The Germ Theory of Disease was just trolling.
  47. I have long said that I have no doubt Democrats would endorse the idea that all eligible – forget cumbersome “registered” – voters will be automatically considered to have voted Democrat for every candidate in every election unless they appear on Tuesday morning at the local board of elections and file an affidavit to ‘change’ their vote.

    • Replies: @nymom
    As I understand it, about 30% of voters are 'unaffiliated' or Independent now. Trump actually won with some unaffiliated voters which is probably why the media didn't realize how much support he actually had until the end, since those voters are harder to poll...

    So your scenario is possible but unaffiliated voters makes it more difficult to win even with your scenario.
  48. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    And right now 2 million Sharma’s are coming to this country, you will have to deal with the problems created by their descendants 50 years from now.

  49. I have an idea.

    Most things that exist can be complex, they tend to have moving, inter-locking parts that need a whole-istic understanding to fully comprehend. To then make capable and long term choices involving the best use or practice of things it’s best to have good minds full of reason, morals and true intellectual ability in positions of leadership.

    Or we could just call everything we don’t want racist and exclusionary and continue whit corruption.

    Let the En-stupidation continue!

    Viva El En-stupidation!

  50. Anonymous[270] • Disclaimer says:

    What about Smith’s? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    Because the Smiths are proxy warriors of the Berlatskys. Berlatsky citing Smith’s to support his argument is like the FBI using media reports of intelligence leaks (by the FBI) as a basis for FISA requests.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    You're saying that Smith has no agency?
  51. @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    I got so tired of seeing that BS I blocked the guy. Tired also of anti Protestant prop on Rockwell and American conservative.

    • Replies: @hhsiii
    I don't mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I'm just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.
  52. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    Yep. That’s why we vote Trump to oppose it and whites like yourself who uphold it.

    Run on along back to your gated community now and tell me again how much I deserve Open Borders.

  53. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?
    • Replies: @Jack D
    He doesn't look very Ellis Island to me.
  54. @Hypnotoad666
    You laugh, but there is legal precedent for cancelling the votes of those who are deemed to have exercised wrongthink in making their choice.

    For example, California's Prop 8 banning gay marriage was annulled because a judge decided that the "yes" voters must have been motivated by irrational anti-gay bigotry rather than a sincere desire to uphold traditional marriage.

    Indeed, Prop 8 would have been a far better legal precedent for Mr. Bertlasky to have cited rather than NLRB-supervised union elections, which involve private organizations that are micro-managed by statute.

    Perhaps he didn't want to go there because Prop 8 was spiked by a gay, white judge who cancelled out the mostly black and Hispanic "yes" votes.

    It was Kennedy’s “animus alone” mindreading in Obergefell which opened those floodgates.

    Heckuva job, Tony!

    They’ll do this shit as long and as much as they can, then backrationalize it later with bullshit like this article. Only way to stop it is to stop them.

    • Replies: @SafeNow
    Excellent point about Justice Kennedy’s “animus” being an incubator. I had forgotten about this “reasoning.” So here we are, where physical handcuffs are not needed to marginalize, to punish, someone as presumptively deplorable.
  55. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    🤦‍♂️

    https://www.phillyvoice.com/most-popular-baby-names-emma-noah-decade-2010s-list-social-security-adminstration/

    Most popular baby names of the 2010s: Emma and Noah top the list
    Virginia Streva
    PhillyVoice Staff

  56. Without knowing anything about the opinion author, I’m guessing he’s a Jewish Urbanite.

  57. anon[296] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    Smith and Berlatsky have the same bad views.
    Smith is a nasty abolitionist Yankee.
    Berlatsky is a nasty Marxist Jew.
    Can’t I hate them both?

    Cultural Marxist Jews are an organized political force (ADL, AIPAC, NYT, Hollywood studio execs) and are a legitimate target for critisim.

    In the 19th century people recognized the existence of “the slave power”. They were referring to the political power of slave owners and the southern business and social institutions that were organized in the interests of the slave owners. The Slave Power was a real force in US politics.

    What Another Dad calls Minoritarianism is real, and it’s history is closely tied to specifially Jewish groups. I don’t like the views of Smith or Berlatsky, and I don’t like the role the Jewish Power has played in pushing those views.

  58. @Barnard
    If the Republicans weren't the stupid party, they would use this as an excuse to pull all credentials for NBC News employees. Don't let them cover the convention, don't let them into the White House.

    The Republicans are the Bought Party not the Stupid Party.

    • Agree: ben tillman
  59. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    That’s because it’s proven. Get a copy of the Bell Curve by Charles Murray. One in five US blacks has a retard level IQ. Btw, whites are less intelligent than Asians. Race matters. Race is real.

    • Replies: @Days of Broken Arrows
    I'm not doubting these I.Q. findings, but want to chime in to say there must be more to being smart than just I.Q. Not only do whites innovate more than Asians (from what I see), but it seems like quite a few Asian countries have seriously repressive governments.

    If a group of people are that smart, maybe one of things things they'd prioritize would be human liberty. Quality of life matters. Reducing entire segments of humanity to money-making machines and puppets of their government is a unique form of stupidity.
  60. Anonymous[976] • Disclaimer says:

    I’d be fine with outlawing votes cast with “racist intent,” so long as the definition of “racist” was comprehensive and objective, and so long as it was evenly enforced (which of course wouldn’t be the case).

    NAM’s commit a disproportionate percentage of all criminal and socially undesireable acts, so there’s no reason to think that’s not the case with racist voting.

    But of course again it comes down to a fair definition of racism, equally enforced. Some significant percentage of leftists, who want felons and illiterates and non-citizens to vote, seems to think that outlawing “racist” motives for voting is a reasonable or fair thing to do.

  61. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    Smith’s relevant ancestors got here sometime between 1618 and 1808. They caused and and continue to cause intractable problems.

    We should have learned from this that allowing Berlatsky’s relevevant ancestors into the country circa 1880 to 1920 would likely cause more intractable problems. And it has.

    Two prime examples are: (1) A pollution of political theory and practice by extreme ideologues, exemplified by Berlatsky and his ilk; and (2) The catastrophic lock on US foreign policy exercised by the neocon/Zionist fifth column in this country.

  62. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    Smith’s relevant ancestors got here sometime between 1618 and 1808. They caused and and continue to cause intractable problems.

    We should have learned from this that allowing Berlatsky’s relevevant ancestors into the country circa 1880 to 1920 would likely cause more intractable problems. And it has.

    Two prime examples are: (1) A pollution of political theory and practice by extreme ideologues, exemplified by Berlatsky and his ilk; and (2) The catastrophic lock on US foreign policy exercised by the neocon/Zionist fifth column in this country.

  63. Comrade Berlatsky proposes a far too complex procedure for dealing with these racist wreckers. A much simpler approach would be to invalidate the ballots of these deplorable scum by discarding votes for Trump or other evil candidates when votes are counted. The ballot choices of these voters clearly indicate their vile racism. If voters were required to sign their ballots, vote counters could also generate lists of racist voters for later reeducation or liquidation.

    • Replies: @Charon
    Good thinking. Let them vote, just throw away their ballots. Electoral shadowbanning.
  64. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    If Republicans were as racist as you claim they’d win a lot more election. But they’re too obsessed with black unemployment and cheap foreign labor while they censure the few pro-whites in their ranks (Steve King)

    • Agree: ben tillman
  65. These prodigies of pilpul will not be satisfied until the universe is reduced to homogeneous gray goo as demanded by their moral arc.

    This means the USA will produce its own Hitler eventually, prepare accordingly.

  66. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    1. Forced Euthanasia of the retarded.
    2. Confiscation of private property whenever it suited them.
    3. Forced labor, including the scientific community .
    4. Arbitrary restriction of movement, both citizens and non- citizens.
    5 construction of a continent wide system of labor camps + torture + plus intended neglect of inmates.
    6. Invading Russia, granted, more stupid than evil.

    Lethal force against life and property, gee, why is it wrong?

    • Replies: @Bert
    1. The morality of this one depends on how severe the retardation is.
    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany's economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.
    3. Part of the war effort in a war forced on Germany by Britain.
    4. Ditto. The building of autobahns and government sponsorship of a people's car, the Volkswagen, was the pre-war policy regarding movement in Germany.
    5. Continent-wide is untrue. There were no labor camps in France, Spain, Portugal, Greece.
    6. There is substantial documentation that Stalin had nearly completed preparations for an invasion of central and western Europe, and that the German invasion was preemptive to counter that threat.
  67. Dude’s a regular political scientist:

  68. istevefan says:

    The root of the issue for all those proposing this and other changes to our electoral system is the fact Whites break for the GOP in an increasing way. If the White vote tilted democrat, or was just evenly split, we wouldn’t hear the need for changes because the dems would easily win making such ridiculous proposals unnecessary.

    The irony is that dems are behaving like children with all these rule change proposals while being on the verge of electoral domination due to the unprecedented demographic transformation of this nation. Within a couple presidential cycles they may obtain control in DC like they have in California. They are literally a few years away from complete victory, which is already baked in the cake, and yet are more agitated at temporary losses now than they were in the 90s. It’s like the closer they get to cementing their winning hand, the more aggitated they get when it has not yet come.

    • Replies: @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco
    They fear that Trump will convince Enough Blacks to question open borders , which is certainly possible.

    Trump has been able to expose the democrats open border agenda , which resulted in Democrats attacking Trump for trying to reduce illegal immigration. Most blacks would like to see less illegal immigration from Latin America and Asia....They certainly will not be excited to vote for politicians who are more concerned with illegal aliens than American born citizens. If Trump causes the GOP ...some of the smarter blacks must realize that importing 60 million Latinos and Asians does not help African-Americans and actually reduces their political power.
  69. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    Puhlease. If you don’t understand that what the Nazis did was wrong I can’t help you. Even Martians know this.

    • Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease
    How do you know what Martians know?

    What does "wrong" mean in your Earthian context?

    If what the NSDAP (again, "Nazis" is a purposeful slur, designed and intended to mislead and misdirect) did was so obviously, inarguably wrong, then you should have no problem at all in demonstrating this incontestible fact.

    So do it. Should take less than five minutes.

    Show a Martian what the "Nazis" did wrong.

    Should be easy. Why are you dodging the easiest task in the world?
    , @Maple Curtain
    As he said, "Take your time."
    , @Desiderius
    Maybe going axiomatic isn’t the most anti-fragile way to achieve neveragainness.
  70. @Anonymous

    What about Smith’s? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?
     
    Because the Smiths are proxy warriors of the Berlatskys. Berlatsky citing Smith’s to support his argument is like the FBI using media reports of intelligence leaks (by the FBI) as a basis for FISA requests.

    You’re saying that Smith has no agency?

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    He has no impact without a sponsor.
  71. @Heymrguda
    I got so tired of seeing that BS I blocked the guy. Tired also of anti Protestant prop on Rockwell and American conservative.

    I don’t mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I’m just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    I don’t mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I’m just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.
     
    The only states to reject the Eighteenth Amendment were in New England.


    The suffrage fight was particularly intense in the Northeast precisely because it was controversial there. Opponents were powerful enough to stall. Western states had had women's suffrage for decades-- five in the case of Wyoming and Utah. (Damn Mormons!)

    Somebody here owes Yankees an apology.

  72. @Thomas
    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    He doesn’t look very Ellis Island to me.

    • Replies: @anon
    He doesn’t look very Ellis Island to me.

    He isn't. He is a perpetually aggrieved black man who attacks YT, sometimes physically.
    The perpetually aggrieved Ellis Island fellow then takes his notions and attacks YT from a different direction.

    It's almost as if different perpetually aggrieved tribes are in an alliance against the YT majority. But that can't be, surely, because YT is always ready to buy the world a Coke while singing "KumBaYah"!

    , @Tony
    He looks more upstate to me.
  73. @Jack D
    Puhlease. If you don't understand that what the Nazis did was wrong I can't help you. Even Martians know this.

    How do you know what Martians know?

    What does “wrong” mean in your Earthian context?

    If what the NSDAP (again, “Nazis” is a purposeful slur, designed and intended to mislead and misdirect) did was so obviously, inarguably wrong, then you should have no problem at all in demonstrating this incontestible fact.

    So do it. Should take less than five minutes.

    Show a Martian what the “Nazis” did wrong.

    Should be easy. Why are you dodging the easiest task in the world?

    • Troll: ScarletNumber
  74. once Democrats take permanent control of the White House, won’t this be what happens, for practical purposes?

    as if you couldn’t tell by the way thing are going, they will make it defacto illegal to vote Republican. voted Republican? i think we’ll cancel your account.

    once Republicans are no longer a national party, why WOULDN’T democrat allied companies start punishing or even firing employees who they found out voted Republican? who is going to stop them?

  75. @Jack D
    Puhlease. If you don't understand that what the Nazis did was wrong I can't help you. Even Martians know this.

    As he said, “Take your time.”

  76. Noah Berlatsky has some interesting notions regarding Scarlett Johansson…..

    The Jewish Aryan Contradictions Of Scarlett Johansson

    In “Rough Night,” she still looks the part of onscreen goddess, but the script calls for her to slum it up. She’s the ideal white girl, fallen from grace. The thing about Johansson, though, is that she’s not exactly the ideal white girl. Johansson’s mother is Jewish. And as in “Rough Night,” many of her roles, if you look closely, play with the idea that Johansson is both the white American ideal and a step outside it. She’s a paragon who acknowledges in one way or another that as a paragon she’s constructed — built up, artificial. As such, her body of work can be seen as grappling with the successes and failures of Jewish assimilation.

    Johansson’s status as white ideal is established early in her breakout role as cynical teen Rebecca in “Ghost World.” Rebecca is much more conventionally attractive than her best friend, Enid, played by Jewish actor Thora Birch. The film goes out of its way to comment on the fact that boys like Rebecca better.

    It also goes out of its way to link Enid’s weirdness and frumpiness to her Jewishness. One of Enid’s friends is an a[**]hole racist; he greets the girls by sneering, “Enid and Rebecca, the little Jewish girl and her Aryan friend.” Viewers are supposed to be disgusted by the open anti-Semitism, yet “Ghost World” in many ways cosigns the stereotypes. Rebecca gets a job and finds an apartment on a boring suburban street after graduation. Enid, for her part, thrashes around uncomfortably, going out with an older, nerdy guy and listening to old blues, like Alan Lomax and many a disaffected Jew before her. Enid can’t assimilate — in part, the film suggests, because she’s Jewish. Rebecca can, in part because she’s Aryan — or appears so.

    https://forward.com/culture/film-tv/374940/the-jewish-aryan-contradictions-of-scarlett-johansson/

    Why ScarJo’s Whitewashed ‘Ghost’ Is A Jewish Assimilation Parable

    If the film really saw uniqueness as a virtue, it could have chosen a Japanese-American actress to play the Japanese lead role of Major. Instead, the filmmakers did the least unique thing possible, and cast Scarlett Johansson as the android with the perfect body, because Scarlett Johansson is always playing some android or alien or superhero with the perfect body. Ignoring its own moral lesson, the film erases Major’s particular history, and replaces it with the same default white Aryan ideal as ever.

    Johansson herself, though, isn’t technically an Aryan at all. Her mother is Jewish. The film not only whitewashes Major’s Japanese-ness; it also whitewashes Johansson’s Jewishness. Asians and Jews have both been considered model minorities; both have been told that if they work hard and fit in, they can be accepted into whiteness. “Ghost in the Shell,” inadvertently, shows exactly what that promise is worth.

    “Ghost in the Shell” is a near future cyberpunk parable about identity and self. Major is a human whose consciousness has been turned into data and placed, like a ghost, into a superpowered android shell. In an American context, with a Jewish actor, it’s easy to see this as a metaphor for cultural and racial assimilation.

    Major’s memories are manipulated by the scientists who give her the android body. She is cut off from her past and from her family. “Everyone around me seems connected,” she says, but she herself feels nothing. In order to become perfect and white, she loses her ethnic specificity, not to mention much of her affect. Johansson wanders through the film blankly, a cipher who barely reciprocates when the scientist who constructed her expresses affection or concern. In one odd but telling scene, Major hires a black sex worker, asking her what it’s like to be human. To become white, Major has lost her own roots, so she people projects a nostalgic fetish of authenticity onto a black woman. When you’ve lost touch with your own humanity, you dehumanize others.

    “Ghost in the Shell” is supposedly set in a future Japan, but really it shows a distinctly American present, in which Jewish people and Asian people will only be valued insofar as they can make themselves white. That scramble for assimilation can be seen as a zero sum game; Johansson got the part, after all, and Asian actresses did not.

    Jewish memory and Jewish identity, though, can also be a way to see that uniqueness is a virtue. From that perspective, a threat to Asian uniqueness is a threat to Jewish uniqueness as well. Without that solidarity, Jews may wake up one day to find themselves turned into ghosts, looking out blankly from inside a white shell.

    https://forward.com/culture/368518/why-scarjos-whitewashed-ghost-is-a-jewish-assimilation-parable/

    • Replies: @Anon

    Asians and Jews have both been considered model minorities;
     
    Generally according to Jewish owned media outlets. Whites have long and loudly complained about both. Talk about white-washing the truth.

    both have been told that if they work hard and fit in, they can be accepted into whiteness
     
    That statement has always been more of a very reluctant concession.

    “Ghost in the Shell,” inadvertently, shows exactly what that promise is worth.
     
    Its not uncommon for minorities to wipe their feet on the gift of proximity and acceptance.

    “Ghost in the Shell” is a near future cyberpunk parable about identity and self. Major is a human whose consciousness has been turned into data and placed, like a ghost, into a superpowered android shell. In an American context, with a Jewish actor, it’s easy to see this as a metaphor for cultural and racial assimilation.
     
    So this racist is against racial assimilation, which reveals his article against racial voting to be racially self-interested and hypocritical agitprop.

    Without that solidarity, Jews may wake up one day to find themselves turned into ghosts, looking out blankly from inside a white shell.
     
    That non-Jewish Whites are "shells" is a racist, Orthodox Jewish theological dog whistle that is meant to completely dehumanize non-Jews through its referent in Jewish religious texts. In those texts, non-Jews are "empty shells".

    This Jewish character is typical and his example is revealing. He is highly religious, racist, nationalist, imperialist, and thus targets the primary outgroup that he lives among.

    , @Lockean Proviso
    This Berlatsky's racist propaganda follows the line that 'white people have no culture', that they're ghosts, androids, inhuman. However, it is the Jews that parasitized European culture, emulating and appropriating it. Europeans are historically romantic and given to notions of honor, transcendence, chivalry, and tragedy, rising above animal self-interest like no other people. If humans are defined by being above animal nature, then whites are definitely all too human– as now tragically demonstrated by pathological altruism.
  77. @Desiderius
    It was Kennedy's "animus alone" mindreading in Obergefell which opened those floodgates.

    Heckuva job, Tony!

    They'll do this shit as long and as much as they can, then backrationalize it later with bullshit like this article. Only way to stop it is to stop them.

    Excellent point about Justice Kennedy’s “animus” being an incubator. I had forgotten about this “reasoning.” So here we are, where physical handcuffs are not needed to marginalize, to punish, someone as presumptively deplorable.

  78. ((( berlatsky )))

    I’m not saying every single time, but what I am saying is every single time.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
    Came here to make sure someone said this.
  79. @Jake
    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.

    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.

    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans…..Then a new school of historians arrived…..

    Eric Foner (/ˈfoʊnər/; born February 7, 1943) is an American historian. He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party, African-American biography, Reconstruction, and historiography, and has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982. He is the author of several textbooks commonly used in college-level American history courses across the United States.

    Foner is a leading contemporary historian of the Reconstruction period, having published Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877 in 1989 and more than 10 other books on the topic.[1] His online courses on “The Civil War and Reconstruction”, published in 2014, are available from Columbia University on ColumbiaX.[2]

    Foner was born in New York City, New York, the son of Jewish parents Liza (née Kraitz), a high school art teacher, and historian Jack D. Foner, who was active in the trade union movement and the campaign for civil rights for African Americans. Eric Foner describes his father as his “first great teacher,” and recalls how,

    deprived of his livelihood while I was growing up, he supported our family as a freelance lecturer. … Listening to his lectures, I came to appreciate how present concerns can be illuminated by the study of the past—how the repression of the McCarthy era recalled the days of the Alien and Sedition Acts, the civil rights movement needed to be viewed in light of the great struggles of Black and White abolitionists, and in the brutal suppression of the Philippine insurrection at the turn of the century could be found the antecedents of American intervention in Vietnam. I also imbibed a way of thinking about the past in which visionaries and underdogs—Tom Paine, Wendell Phillips, Eugene V. Debs, and W. E. B. Du Bois—were as central to the historical drama as presidents and captains of industry, and how a commitment to social justice could infuse one’s attitudes towards the past.[8]

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

    • Replies: @bigdicknick
    the moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends towards open borders for Israel.
    , @J1234

    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans…..Then a new school of historians arrived…..
     
    That's a pretty accurate description of a general trend. The early 20th century historian William Archibald Dunning, who had been revered for half a century for attempting to counteract the standard "history is written by the victors" narrative by analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye, is now dumped into the general (and incredibly convenient) category of white supremacist by a large number of academics (who go by the title of "historian") for...analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye.

    Eric Foner, by contrast, can be fawned over and celebrated by interviewers of the openly leftist/ socialist publication The Nation and never have his impartiality as an historian questioned even a little.
  80. Anonymous[263] • Disclaimer says:

    The article is just another vicious shot across the bow in the culture war. They are ethno centric Trotskyites and they mean business they mean to have a violent Bolshevik revolution in this country.

    Obviously they are building toward a new set of Nuremberg Laws to completely disenfranchise “bad” whites in America. Of course after you take care of the bad whites then the good whites are sitting ducks.

    Hyper aggressive political articles like this demonstrate that Civil War is on the horizon.

    I’ll say it again: IF THIS IS WHAT THEY’RE PRINTING IN MAJOR PUBLICATIONS THEN JUST IMAGINE WHAT THEY ARE DISCUSSING IN PRIVATE

  81. @BannedHipster
    The unspoken (?) assumption in that piece is that whites voting for whites is racist, while blacks voting for blacks is "anti-racist."

    Which means "racist" is just a slur for "white person." "Anti-racist" is just a code word for anti-white.

    Calling a white person a "racist" is no different than calling a black person "the n-word."

    Yes, good. Let’s start calling “racist
    “the “R” word.

    • Replies: @ben tillman

    Yes, good. Let’s start calling “racist" the “R" word.
     
    Don't forget the other "N word" -- the one with four letters.
  82. @JohnnyWalker123
    https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/yom-kippur-2019-best-thing-about-judaism-according-jewish-atheist-ncna1063986


    Yom Kippur 2019: The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist

    I'm not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together.

    Oct. 9, 2019, 1:31 AM PDT

    By Noah Berlatsky

    When I was 13 and preparing for my bar mitzvah
     
    Every.
    Single.
    Yom Kippur.

    STOP NOTICING THINGS, GOY!!!

  83. anon[210] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack D
    He doesn't look very Ellis Island to me.

    He doesn’t look very Ellis Island to me.

    He isn’t. He is a perpetually aggrieved black man who attacks YT, sometimes physically.
    The perpetually aggrieved Ellis Island fellow then takes his notions and attacks YT from a different direction.

    It’s almost as if different perpetually aggrieved tribes are in an alliance against the YT majority. But that can’t be, surely, because YT is always ready to buy the world a Coke while singing “KumBaYah”!

    • Agree: HammerJack
  84. (((Noah Berlatsky))) is definitely playing with soap.

    It’s when certain people start going into this direction with their (((helpful suggestions))), that they suddenly start transforming into lampshades.

    Which, is, of course, a legit lifestyle choice, and who are we to judge someone who is obviously bent on transitioning into a lampshade or a bar of soap. In fact, we as society should help in any way we can.

    They’re repressing the urge, but signalling how much they really want it. It is our duty.

    • Replies: @Sarmatian
    I think Noah actually longs to be strapped onto one of those homicidal masturbation machines that were in Treblinka. His writings scream for it.
  85. MB says: • Website

    Ah yes, the Revolution must continue.
    Much more, the Revolution will continue.
    You can count on it.

    “Off with their heads.”
    Thus saith the Red Queen.
    The deprogramming will continue as soon as the firing squad has a chance to reload.
    How benevolent of our proglib betters.

    Some things never change.
    From the French, to the Russian, arguably the Germans to China to the US.
    The Revolution always needs a cause and a corresponding scapegoat and we have a superfluity these days.
    Social justice, climate change, capitalism, racism, whyte peeple and nazis.

    “Get your licks in before they come for you” is the recruiting slogan for our Red Guard, if not “Hate is good and justifies anything, as long as it’s us and not them doing it.”
    Gotta love the chutzpah of these sociopaths. Mental illness/paranoia is a sign of health and moral superiority.

  86. MB says: • Website

    The total number of murder victims in the United States increased a record-setting 24.8% during the Black Lives Matter era of 2014 to 2016.

    No lie.

    IOW The Big Lie of Black Lies Matter is not a white lie, never mind its dual corollary:
    All Whyte Peeple Be Nahtzees/Only Wite Pipple Be Rayist.

  87. @Anonymous

    Sumi Cho, a law professor and ally of Smith’s, was also brought up on this misconduct charge. “It’s no coincidence that a black man and Korean woman were the first targets of a misconduct charge involving a pattern of extreme aggression and intimidation of colleagues,” Johnson said.
     
    Smh, NE Asians casting their lot with NAMs. Good luck with that in the long run.

    Sumi Cho [said] “It’s no coincidence that a black man and Korean woman were the first targets

    This is really weird.

    In what mental world does she inhabit where, I presume, a White (WASP?) power structure singles out Black men and Korean women for harassment and suppression?

    Is this a purely cynical power-play? Might she really believe it?

    Over here in the world of reality, East Asian women are among the most privileged groups in the US.

  88. Noah Berlatsky = Ahoy, blaks! [My booty’s for] rent!

    Noah Berllatsky*, NBC News = Black, brown, slant, sheeny [vs. white]

    Noah Berlatsky, Terry Smith = Hymie brat rattles honkys

    *I snuck in an extra l.

  89. The name “Noah Berlatsky” reminds me of bagels and lox. Just sayin’.

  90. This is such nonsense …………97% of a certain group voted for a certain candidate in 2008 and then again in 2012……is THAT racism? Of course not because only one group of Americans can be racists………..AND THE BELIEF IN THAT IS RACISM

  91. @MikeatMikedotMike
    Noah should write a comic book about stereotypes:

    https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/authors/b/noah-berlatsky/headshot/original.JPG

    Egads.

    If you sketched Berlatsky, people would demand you stop with the anti-semitic caricatures.

  92. But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK. Yeah, that’s not racist at all. Meanwhile, 95% of all candidates for political office over our history have been white, and magically, whites voted for them (there being no other). And what is the explanation for all the votes Alan Keys or JC Watts, and other semi-freedom-loving blacks received from mostly white voters?? Are those crickets we all hear??

    • Replies: @anon
    But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK.

    In some precincts, particularly in Philadelphia, more than 100% of blacks voted for Obama.
    More than 100% of possible voters. Such enthusiasm!

    However it is forbidden to notice this particular vote fraud, because if you do?

    http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/042/354/thats-racist.gif
    , @cthulhu

    And what is the explanation for all the votes Alan Keys or JC Watts, and other semi-freedom-loving blacks received from mostly white voters?? Are those crickets we all hear??
     
    And there’s the racism directed at Watts in his first statewide election (running as a Republican) in Oklahoma. His Democrat opponent ran a TV commercial featuring Watts’ high school yearbook photo, featuring Watts with a huge Afro hairdo, clearly playing on racial stereotypes. No squawk from the Democrat party. Watts deftly turned it around by outwardly not taking offense and good-naturedly reminiscing about how proud he was of that Afro (it was the early ’70s after all) and then proceeded to win the election, later winning a seat in the House of Representatives. But the Democrats and the media never made peace with a freedom-loving black man who was a Republican.
  93. Whenever we talk about something violating the Constitution we either mean attacking the Bill of Rights (tell your bubba friends to start using the term “Bill of Rights” instead of “Constitution,” it’s more accurate and stronger anyway) or we’re talking about non-controversial procedure; whenever they talk about something “violating the Constitution” they are consistently referring to the sabotage they secreted with the later illegitimate “equity law” amendments, which are “Constitutional” in the same sense that an anchor baby is “American.”
    The Constitution proper lays out a framework. The Bill of Rights is a direct revelation from the Founders laying out what society should look like in a crystalline structure from which supposedly individual pieces cannot be removed. The later amendments are not always but often graffittied profanity spray painted by drug addicts: random examples of Christmas List Law, indefensibly bad ideas, and landmines at odds with earlier principle and intended to foment crises to enable progressivism.
    With these liars doing with the word “Constitution” what they did with “I’m a gun owner, but” and “I believe in free speech, but,” our response should be to look them in the eye and let them know that we’re not interested in upholding every idiotic last piece of the Constitution.

  94. @Hypnotoad666
    You laugh, but there is legal precedent for cancelling the votes of those who are deemed to have exercised wrongthink in making their choice.

    For example, California's Prop 8 banning gay marriage was annulled because a judge decided that the "yes" voters must have been motivated by irrational anti-gay bigotry rather than a sincere desire to uphold traditional marriage.

    Indeed, Prop 8 would have been a far better legal precedent for Mr. Bertlasky to have cited rather than NLRB-supervised union elections, which involve private organizations that are micro-managed by statute.

    Perhaps he didn't want to go there because Prop 8 was spiked by a gay, white judge who cancelled out the mostly black and Hispanic "yes" votes.

    … California’s Prop 8 banning gay marriage …

    The proposition very simply affirmed the definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. There was no “banning” – that stern concept and term were introduced by then Attorney General Jerry Brown for the Voter Information Booklet that he approved. It’s said that he knew it would sound off-putting, hostile and unfair.

    The pro-8 campaign was favorable to Civil Unions as an alternative, with existing California law held as advanced in that regard. However, it’s not disputed that the honorific in the term “marriage” was a key element for both sides in the struggle.

    So the pro-8 effort is properly described as advancing a precising definition, as done when use of a term shows problems of vagueness or ambiguity.

    But “banning?” Well, any unmarried man and unmarried woman would continue to be eligible, and I am sorry that Civil Unions lost a victory that could have been won in a respectable reality.

    • Agree: Kevin O'Keeffe
    • Thanks: sayless
  95. @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    Confession is good for the soul. We fucked up. We need to own it. That’s what Christianity is for. We’ll rise again.

    Jews dialed it to eleven, and Catholics are showing us just how stupid we were in their usual efforts to mimic us, but we were the the ones who came up with this shit.

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    I only confess my own sins. Keeps me busy enough.
  96. @Ragno
    What does it even matter? Whether you vote Democrat or Republican, you end up plagued by Berlatskys regardless.

    We should combine his outlaw-Republicans essay with his Yom Kippur/bar mitvah essay and begin hauling them out of Chinese restaurants on Christmas Day in handcuffs; and deputize the Black Israelites to do the hauling.

    You’re not plagued by Berlatskys. The man is 48 years old and doesn’t admit to ever having been employed by anyone. His LinkedIn profile states he’s been a ‘freelance writer’ for 25 years. He is inconsequential. (I did once know someone who earned a living as a freelance writer. He wrote ad copy).

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by ‘layers and layers’ of editorial control at NBC.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Bingo.

    One wonders what degree of sublimated anti-Israeli nationalism goes into those decisions. Got to prevent Americans from getting any nationalist ideas from Jews.
    , @anon
    You’re not plagued by Berlatskys. He is inconsequential.

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by ‘layers and layers’ of editorial control at NBC.

    Self-contradict much?

    If he is truly inconsequential, like some Deplorable in Flyover, then he can't get to the Megaphone

    If he gets handed the Megaphone, then he is not truly inconsequential.


    Someone chose to amplify his opinion with the Megaphone.
    Stop trying to elide that fact.

    , @anonymous
    "He is inconsequential."

    I don't agree. He has been handed the megaphone by a NBC, which has nation-wide (at least) influence. There are many people who will be interested in his bigoted lunacy, and will find support for their own angry worldview.


    He was impotent...now he is important.
  97. @MikeatMikedotMike
    Noah should write a comic book about stereotypes:

    https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/authors/b/noah-berlatsky/headshot/original.JPG

    Egads.

    Noah Berlatsky is the embodiment of a moms basement dwelling handing out crudely prepared tracts at the bus terminal guy…..

    We should enjoy him in that spirit!

  98. @Corvinus
    "The total number of murder victims in the United States increased a record-setting 24.8% during the Black Lives Matter era of 2014 to 2016. No lie."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn_PSJsl0LQ

    "Why not just arrest voters red-handed for voting Republican? Haul them out of the voting booth in handcuffs."

    Sailer Pro Bono--Accuse your opponent of exactly the machinations you allegedly disdain, yet religiously employ. [Perhaps we can raise Lee Atwater from the dead and craft Southern Strategy 2]

    Help us Corby Won Kenobi…..you’re our only hope!

  99. @Jack D
    Puhlease. If you don't understand that what the Nazis did was wrong I can't help you. Even Martians know this.

    Maybe going axiomatic isn’t the most anti-fragile way to achieve neveragainness.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
    No, Jack D’s response was perfect.

    The atrocities committed by the Germans in World War II, including but by no means limited to the Holocaust, are so well documented that anyone who claims not to know what the poor, put upon Germans did is either a monster or an idiot. Possibly both. And there is absolutely no use in engaging anyone in either category.
  100. @JohnnyWalker123
    https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/yom-kippur-2019-best-thing-about-judaism-according-jewish-atheist-ncna1063986


    Yom Kippur 2019: The best thing about Judaism, according to a Jewish atheist

    I'm not going to be in a synagogue this Yom Kippur, but like the diaspora, Jewish people on the high holy days are always together.

    Oct. 9, 2019, 1:31 AM PDT

    By Noah Berlatsky

    When I was 13 and preparing for my bar mitzvah
     
    Every.
    Single.
    Yom Kippur.

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew
     
    Benjamin Netanyahu has stated publicly that he doesn't believe in God.

    Is the Prime Minister of The Jewish State "not a real jew"?
    , @anonymous
    Most of the Jews that I have met are, at most, agnostics. Very few attend religious services, although most of the men were bar mitzva'd as boys.

    Nearly all, however, see themselves first and foremost as members of the Tribe, and are suspicious of any expression of Christianity.
    , @anon
    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew

    https://infogalactic.com/info/No_true_Scotsman
    , @Thea
    Gengrik Yagoda was baptized and yet it did his victims no good.
    , @Anon

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew
     
    What a dumb, tired tack again resurrected by scheming Jews.

    Your texts state the goals that you are accused of.

    Your Messianic period goal is shared by all Jews, and the goals are the same for all Jews: the destruction of all other nations and world rule. This is the only condition that will bring about your Messianic Sabbath. This is plainly stated throughout your texts.

    The entirety of your religion is predicated on hostility to, dehumanization of, genocide of, and eventual hegemony over any remaining non-Jews.This is made clear throughout the Tanakh, Zohar, and Talmud.

    There is no spirituality. There is no metaphysical heaven or hell. Judaism is not a religion. It is a hostile, nationalist political program. This is clear in your texts. You have no "religious" holiday that is not about your forever-conflict with everyone else, because that conflict is your "religion's" operating principle.

    If Judaism were nationalist / Right Wing for their host nations, you would have allowed Germany their nation. You didn't. And so here we are, and there you are. And nothing will change that.

    Every day, the degeneracy of this post WWII World plainly vindicates the Germans in the mind of every moral person. Every day, we live their vindication.

  101. @Art Deco
    You're not plagued by Berlatskys. The man is 48 years old and doesn't admit to ever having been employed by anyone. His LinkedIn profile states he's been a 'freelance writer' for 25 years. He is inconsequential. (I did once know someone who earned a living as a freelance writer. He wrote ad copy).

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by 'layers and layers' of editorial control at NBC.

    Bingo.

    One wonders what degree of sublimated anti-Israeli nationalism goes into those decisions. Got to prevent Americans from getting any nationalist ideas from Jews.

  102. @Morton's toes
    The Americans in Germany in 1946 and the Chinese in Xinjiang right now have set the standard for modern political indoctrination. Most of us are compliant enough that it might require only a few months in an educational facility to set us straight.

    Or maybe they can keep at it with the social engineering until they get it right. Clearly what they have been doing for the last seventy years is not yet fully functional.

    The Americans in Germany in 1946 and the Chinese in Xinjiang right now have set the standard for modern political indoctrination.

    While it wouldn’t be necessary to point this out to a normal human being, see Erik v. Kuehmelt-Leddhn’s letters from Austria published in Commonweal around that time. He was, in one such letter, critiquing measures administratively excluding quondam Nazi Party members from participating in elections. Don’t do that, he said. Insist instead that they wear Nazi uniforms and preface their remarks with excerpts from Hitler’s most boastful and bombastic speeches. The rediculousness of it all will discredit them.

    There’s nothing like living in a ruins in an occupied country and eating the tulip bulbs from your garden to disabuse you of the notions that brought you to that state. No indoctrination requried.

    • Replies: @Morton's toes
    https://www.vox.com/world/2017/8/16/16152088/nazi-swastikas-germany-charlottesville

    In googling for german anti-nazi laws almost the entire search results pages were about nazi anti-semitism and this was the only link I could readily access referring to modern German anti-nazism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.
  103. …including most recently “Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948.”

    We’re dealing with a serious political theorist here.

    …overt racist appeals and incessant lies about rising crime rates.

    Somehow Fr Pfleger is always given a pass on this. He acts like there is a crime problem in Chicago.

    Chicago gun violence protesters close major interstate near downtown

    Two dozen protesters picketed Chuck’s Gun Shop in south suburban Riverdale, Ill., calling it a symbol of the problem of gun violence.

    “It represents gun shops and gun dealers and gun sellers across this country who are selling military-style assault weapons to ordinary citizens,” Rev. Janette Wilson, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, said.

    https://wgntv.com/2018/03/03/gun-control-advocates-protest-in-front-of-suburban-gun-shop/

    Clearly, ordinary citizens are the problem. But don’t worry, any say they may have in the matter is rapidly slipping away.

  104. I’ve been writing since the 2004 election that Democrats would come to believe that “separation of church and state” required that all believers be denied suffrage.

    • Agree: Hibernian
  105. Racist voting is a problem. Any group that votes more than 75% for members of its own group (example: blacks voting for Obama) should be denied suffrage for the next four elections.

  106. Terry Smith, a visiting professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, offers a different response in his new book, “Whitelash: Unmasking White Grievance at the Ballot Box.” Rather than excuse racist voters or try to figure out how to live with their choices, he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

    This is an example of the credentialism that the left relies so heavily on, though this particular example is admittedly worse than most. Leftists are forever on the hunt for university professors to propose bizarre and profoundly unconstitutional policies that benefit the left because a PhD behind one’s name gives legitimacy to any idea that can be dreamed up (they believe.) Predictably, and laughably, the author claims that this unconstitutional pretext is necessary to fight unconstitutional pretext, much like the leftist philosophy that the best tool for fighting inequality is inequality.

    The good news is that absurdly extreme ideas like these are more often intended to create sensationalism to sell books – a political sideshow – and usually don’t go anywhere. Of course, there’s always the possibility that a few catch on with significant segments of the far left, but for all of their socially destructive intent, most people on the left don’t want a civil war any more than anyone else. (Nullification of voting in one form or another seems to be a line that needs to be crossed for civil war in the US…at least nowadays.)

    The problem is in the perceptions of the right; they (we) see genuinely crazy crap like open borders become the mindset of millions of leftists in just a few short years so they (we) tend believe anything is possible…even political sideshows. This idea won’t go anywhere, but it does perpetuate the deep distrust of the far left that the right and middle has and keeps us all wondering, what will be moral or immoral next year in the eyes of the left?

  107. @Jack D

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites
     
    I can't even...

    The differences in average intelligence between the races has been scientifically documented in every study that attempted to measure it. I thought you guys believed in science.

    Good Science, Jack, they believe in Good Science.

  108. @Neo-Socratic
    Meanwhile Israel is an apartheid state with illegal nuclear weapons and American synagogues look like KKK meetings.

    No wonder these people invented the word chutzpah.

    Tbf in another article the author criticizes Jews for being skeptical of Jews of color

  109. @Desiderius
    Maybe going axiomatic isn’t the most anti-fragile way to achieve neveragainness.

    No, Jack D’s response was perfect.

    The atrocities committed by the Germans in World War II, including but by no means limited to the Holocaust, are so well documented that anyone who claims not to know what the poor, put upon Germans did is either a monster or an idiot. Possibly both. And there is absolutely no use in engaging anyone in either category.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_M%C3%BCnch

    "During an interview Münch, asked about the negationist claim that Auschwitz was a hoax, wearily responded..."


    "When someone says that Auschwitz is a lie, that it is a hoax, I feel hesitation to say much to him. I say, the facts are so firmly determined, that one cannot have any doubt at all, and I stop talking to that person because there is no use. One knows that anyone who clings to such things, which are published somewhere, is a malevolent person who has some personal interest to want to bury in silence things that cannot be buried in silence."
    , @Desiderius
    No I think (and you can see by his subsequent comment) that he's attempting to recontextualize what they did, not to deny it. Of course that is a common strategy of some who wish to get to denial, but so is breathing or speaking English.

    One of the downsides of the axiomatic/sacralization strategy is that now most of us who are commited to never letting it happen again no longer are familiar with that documentation so are boxed into merely asserting its existence and the bad faith of anyone asking, as if we were Amy Harmon or something.
  110. anon[210] • Disclaimer says:
    @MrLiberty
    But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK. Yeah, that's not racist at all. Meanwhile, 95% of all candidates for political office over our history have been white, and magically, whites voted for them (there being no other). And what is the explanation for all the votes Alan Keys or JC Watts, and other semi-freedom-loving blacks received from mostly white voters?? Are those crickets we all hear??

    But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK.

    In some precincts, particularly in Philadelphia, more than 100% of blacks voted for Obama.
    More than 100% of possible voters. Such enthusiasm!

    However it is forbidden to notice this particular vote fraud, because if you do?

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    There are something like 378 counties in the US which have more registered voters than adults.
  111. anon[210] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art Deco
    You're not plagued by Berlatskys. The man is 48 years old and doesn't admit to ever having been employed by anyone. His LinkedIn profile states he's been a 'freelance writer' for 25 years. He is inconsequential. (I did once know someone who earned a living as a freelance writer. He wrote ad copy).

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by 'layers and layers' of editorial control at NBC.

    You’re not plagued by Berlatskys. He is inconsequential.

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by ‘layers and layers’ of editorial control at NBC.

    Self-contradict much?

    If he is truly inconsequential, like some Deplorable in Flyover, then he can’t get to the Megaphone

    If he gets handed the Megaphone, then he is not truly inconsequential.

    Someone chose to amplify his opinion with the Megaphone.
    Stop trying to elide that fact.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    There is no contradiction.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential. NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky's piece, but it wasn't because Berlatsky has a name.
  112. @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew

    Benjamin Netanyahu has stated publicly that he doesn’t believe in God.

    Is the Prime Minister of The Jewish State “not a real jew”?

  113. Okay, stop voting for interests that favor Jews over Palestinians. How ‘racist’ can you get?

    What Jews mean by ‘racism’ is whites caring about whites than about Jews uber Alles.

  114. Noah Berlatsky is a freelance writer and cultural critic based in Chicago. He edits the website The Hooded Utilitarian and is the author of several books, including most recently “Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948.”

    Okaaaay …

    Steve, have you heard about the DISC assessment?

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

    It’s a popular organizational psychology fad nowadays and is sold to a lot of large companies and government agencies. Upper management is pushing it on middle management and even on rank-and-file employees. It is based on the work of this Marston guy, a psychologist and early “male-feminist” who was apparently into bondage and is best known today as the creator of “Wonder Woman”.

    In light of the Marston’s interests, the categories in the DISC assessment are……………interesting. More proof, if yet more proof were needed, that most shrinks are themselves screwed-up in the head.

  115. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder.

    Or do you not consider those things to be wrong?

    • Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease
    "Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder."

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and... the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP's snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it's some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?
    , @nymom
    That's the nature of the beast Mr. Anon. That is how every civilization operated until fairly recently "Might is Right", the strong over the weak, etc.,

    Even the UN recognizes the theory of nations through conquest...Most recent example being Yugoslavia...

    Don't get selective with your self-righteousness and just target the West.
  116. @Art Deco
    The Americans in Germany in 1946 and the Chinese in Xinjiang right now have set the standard for modern political indoctrination.

    While it wouldn't be necessary to point this out to a normal human being, see Erik v. Kuehmelt-Leddhn's letters from Austria published in Commonweal around that time. He was, in one such letter, critiquing measures administratively excluding quondam Nazi Party members from participating in elections. Don't do that, he said. Insist instead that they wear Nazi uniforms and preface their remarks with excerpts from Hitler's most boastful and bombastic speeches. The rediculousness of it all will discredit them.

    There's nothing like living in a ruins in an occupied country and eating the tulip bulbs from your garden to disabuse you of the notions that brought you to that state. No indoctrination requried.

    https://www.vox.com/world/2017/8/16/16152088/nazi-swastikas-germany-charlottesville

    In googling for german anti-nazi laws almost the entire search results pages were about nazi anti-semitism and this was the only link I could readily access referring to modern German anti-nazism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    You mean you fancy if it weren't, we'd have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You've watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.
    , @Anon

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.
     
    Which is another way of stating that you can reside on this land but no longer claim it, nor defend yourself on it against any takers.

    Its a dispossession / genocide order.

    Its the very thing that the National Socialists were claiming were Jewish goals,

    but that the Jews denied and still deny.

    Just like the modern social degeneracy is the very thing that the National Socialists claimed were Jewish goals, but that the Jews denied.

    74 years later and those degenerate values define the West, existing alongside massive protection for the Jews that vote for those values at a greater percentage than any other religious group.

    , @Morton's toes
    Did anybody ever tell you it is rude to make up shit that the other person never said?
  117. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    There is a surprising opinion piece running in the NYT today – I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted.

    But the real battle for hearts and minds is being fought in the comments, check them out.

  118. @Desiderius
    Confession is good for the soul. We fucked up. We need to own it. That’s what Christianity is for. We’ll rise again.

    Jews dialed it to eleven, and Catholics are showing us just how stupid we were in their usual efforts to mimic us, but we were the the ones who came up with this shit.

    I only confess my own sins. Keeps me busy enough.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    If it’s all about you alone, why are you getting worked up about people saying things about Protestants in general?

    https://youtu.be/qdlQyNe_9tE
  119. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    No, we think – and the empirical data show – that the AVERAGE black is less intelligent than the AVERAGE white.

    Just like the AVERAGE man is stronger than the AVERAGE woman. Or the AVERAGE homosexual is more promiscuous than the AVERAGE heterosexual.

    That you can’t understand that doesn’t mean that we’re wrong. It means you are less intelligent than the AVERAGE white. (And/or probably more mendacious, too)

    Not all that complicated (or evil) unless you purposely want it to be.

  120. @Corvinus
    "The total number of murder victims in the United States increased a record-setting 24.8% during the Black Lives Matter era of 2014 to 2016. No lie."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn_PSJsl0LQ

    "Why not just arrest voters red-handed for voting Republican? Haul them out of the voting booth in handcuffs."

    Sailer Pro Bono--Accuse your opponent of exactly the machinations you allegedly disdain, yet religiously employ. [Perhaps we can raise Lee Atwater from the dead and craft Southern Strategy 2]

    lol. I love when Corvinus the paid Media Matters troll engages in his projection again!

  121. it is racist if 60% of whites vote Republican but not racist if 90% of Blacks vote for Democrats…

    • Agree: Unladen Swallow
  122. @Art Deco
    You're not plagued by Berlatskys. The man is 48 years old and doesn't admit to ever having been employed by anyone. His LinkedIn profile states he's been a 'freelance writer' for 25 years. He is inconsequential. (I did once know someone who earned a living as a freelance writer. He wrote ad copy).

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by 'layers and layers' of editorial control at NBC.

    “He is inconsequential.”

    I don’t agree. He has been handed the megaphone by a NBC, which has nation-wide (at least) influence. There are many people who will be interested in his bigoted lunacy, and will find support for their own angry worldview.

    He was impotent…now he is important.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    And if NBC forgets about him, he'll go back to being unimportant. Wm. Kristol in his prime was far more consequential than this boob will ever be. Now he's the eminence grise of a website kept afloat by Pierre Omidyar in order to provide a quote mine for liberals.
  123. @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew

    Most of the Jews that I have met are, at most, agnostics. Very few attend religious services, although most of the men were bar mitzva’d as boys.

    Nearly all, however, see themselves first and foremost as members of the Tribe, and are suspicious of any expression of Christianity.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    Where and when I grew up, Reform Judaism with a baseline of observance was the order of the day. The synagogue in town with the largest census was a Conservative congregation. I think 'ere I was 20 I might have been tangentially acquainted with two families which were secular.
  124. Now the neo commies don’t even bother to pretend to believe in “democracy.” See, the problem is that they might not always win every election.

    So why bother having them?, according to this logic. Real commies don’t like free elections since this promotes “splittism” or deviation from the Central Committee’s dictates. So in Real Communism voting is mandatory (or you are punished if not) but only with one set of choices.

    That ways the “racists” or class enemies or Trotskyites, etc. might win. Can’t let that happen.

    What is shocking and sad (maybe not so shocking, just sickening) is that some supposedly “real” news outlet like NBC prints this garbage. And we are supposed to think that this is part of “the conversation” these creeps are always claiming to want. No, not conversation. Just shut up and obey.

    Collectivist idiocy is the flavor of the month.

  125. @Paleo Liberal
    No, Jack D’s response was perfect.

    The atrocities committed by the Germans in World War II, including but by no means limited to the Holocaust, are so well documented that anyone who claims not to know what the poor, put upon Germans did is either a monster or an idiot. Possibly both. And there is absolutely no use in engaging anyone in either category.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_M%C3%BCnch

    “During an interview Münch, asked about the negationist claim that Auschwitz was a hoax, wearily responded…”


    “When someone says that Auschwitz is a lie, that it is a hoax, I feel hesitation to say much to him. I say, the facts are so firmly determined, that one cannot have any doubt at all, and I stop talking to that person because there is no use. One knows that anyone who clings to such things, which are published somewhere, is a malevolent person who has some personal interest to want to bury in silence things that cannot be buried in silence.”

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    The question was broader than just the Holocaust. For most of our lives people who’ve talked like that have been doing so in bad faith, but that works less well with each passing generation who don’t share our experiences.

    At some point free inquiry except WWII and Blacks isn’t cutting it.
  126. @hhsiii
    I don't mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I'm just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.

    I don’t mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I’m just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.

    The only states to reject the Eighteenth Amendment were in New England.

    The suffrage fight was particularly intense in the Northeast precisely because it was controversial there. Opponents were powerful enough to stall. Western states had had women’s suffrage for decades– five in the case of Wyoming and Utah. (Damn Mormons!)

    Somebody here owes Yankees an apology.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island weren't very Yankee anymore by the time Prohibition was enacted.
  127. @Kad
    That's because it's proven. Get a copy of the Bell Curve by Charles Murray. One in five US blacks has a retard level IQ. Btw, whites are less intelligent than Asians. Race matters. Race is real.

    I’m not doubting these I.Q. findings, but want to chime in to say there must be more to being smart than just I.Q. Not only do whites innovate more than Asians (from what I see), but it seems like quite a few Asian countries have seriously repressive governments.

    If a group of people are that smart, maybe one of things things they’d prioritize would be human liberty. Quality of life matters. Reducing entire segments of humanity to money-making machines and puppets of their government is a unique form of stupidity.

  128. @BannedHipster
    The unspoken (?) assumption in that piece is that whites voting for whites is racist, while blacks voting for blacks is "anti-racist."

    Which means "racist" is just a slur for "white person." "Anti-racist" is just a code word for anti-white.

    Calling a white person a "racist" is no different than calling a black person "the n-word."

    Indeed, i noticed that awhile ago. It’s the white version of nagger. Both words are used to intimidate their subject into submission. Maybe one day we can produce country music where we can each other racist. Sup racist, how you been?

    • LOL: Charon
  129. So let me see, US Senator Tim Scott (R) SC, and also a black man is in reality a white racist? This black man, who is at the same time a white man, was voted for by white racists? I believe South Carolina is a majority black state. So the black voters who elected Trump and Tim Scott are in reality white racist voters. OH I get it, the black folks in SC are really white folks in permanent blackface. The most bigoted, racist people I have ever met are all liberals/progressives/socialists. The truth hurts the most.

  130. @bigdicknick
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Go1WDJbdV4

    Why did I imagine Robert Shaw as Quint saying we’re going to need bigger ovens?

  131. @MrLiberty
    But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK. Yeah, that's not racist at all. Meanwhile, 95% of all candidates for political office over our history have been white, and magically, whites voted for them (there being no other). And what is the explanation for all the votes Alan Keys or JC Watts, and other semi-freedom-loving blacks received from mostly white voters?? Are those crickets we all hear??

    And what is the explanation for all the votes Alan Keys or JC Watts, and other semi-freedom-loving blacks received from mostly white voters?? Are those crickets we all hear??

    And there’s the racism directed at Watts in his first statewide election (running as a Republican) in Oklahoma. His Democrat opponent ran a TV commercial featuring Watts’ high school yearbook photo, featuring Watts with a huge Afro hairdo, clearly playing on racial stereotypes. No squawk from the Democrat party. Watts deftly turned it around by outwardly not taking offense and good-naturedly reminiscing about how proud he was of that Afro (it was the early ’70s after all) and then proceeded to win the election, later winning a seat in the House of Representatives. But the Democrats and the media never made peace with a freedom-loving black man who was a Republican.

  132. @BannedHipster
    The unspoken (?) assumption in that piece is that whites voting for whites is racist, while blacks voting for blacks is "anti-racist."

    Which means "racist" is just a slur for "white person." "Anti-racist" is just a code word for anti-white.

    Calling a white person a "racist" is no different than calling a black person "the n-word."

    Any stick is a good stick to use to beat the white man.

  133. @Johnny Smoggins
    "You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites"

    That's because blacks are less intelligent than Whites. On a good day dolphins are more intelligent than blacks.

    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.

  134. @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew

    https://infogalactic.com/info/No_true_Scotsman

  135. @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew

    Gengrik Yagoda was baptized and yet it did his victims no good.

  136. @anonymous
    "He is inconsequential."

    I don't agree. He has been handed the megaphone by a NBC, which has nation-wide (at least) influence. There are many people who will be interested in his bigoted lunacy, and will find support for their own angry worldview.


    He was impotent...now he is important.

    And if NBC forgets about him, he’ll go back to being unimportant. Wm. Kristol in his prime was far more consequential than this boob will ever be. Now he’s the eminence grise of a website kept afloat by Pierre Omidyar in order to provide a quote mine for liberals.

  137. @anonymous
    Most of the Jews that I have met are, at most, agnostics. Very few attend religious services, although most of the men were bar mitzva'd as boys.

    Nearly all, however, see themselves first and foremost as members of the Tribe, and are suspicious of any expression of Christianity.

    Where and when I grew up, Reform Judaism with a baseline of observance was the order of the day. The synagogue in town with the largest census was a Conservative congregation. I think ‘ere I was 20 I might have been tangentially acquainted with two families which were secular.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    OK, we have different experience(s). Mine are in New York state, mostly NY metropolitan region, and Central New York.
    Your mileage may vary.
  138. @Morton's toes
    https://www.vox.com/world/2017/8/16/16152088/nazi-swastikas-germany-charlottesville

    In googling for german anti-nazi laws almost the entire search results pages were about nazi anti-semitism and this was the only link I could readily access referring to modern German anti-nazism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.

    You mean you fancy if it weren’t, we’d have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You’ve watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    You mean you fancy if it weren’t, we’d have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You’ve watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.
     
    Particularly the pilot, where Wally Cox takes off his shirt and reveals the results of the regimen he kept hidden from the public.


    Mr. Peepers, your mission if you should decide to accept it.


    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - "The Pilot Episode" (1966)


    Not from MI, but Wally could easily lift his pal Marlon:



    https://i2.wp.com/arnoldzwicky.s3.amazonaws.com/CoxBrando.jpg?zoom=2



    https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/29/wally-cox/
    , @Known Fact
    Early MI seasons were indeed overly fixated on foiling neo-Nazis. But in one of their finest episodes they convince the villainous Aryan he's trapped undersea on a doomed U-Boat, with Peter Graves as the stern captain -- all cleverly staged with a high-tech rig Barney sets up on dry land.
  139. @Hunsdon
    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.
    • Replies: @Anonymous


    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.

     


     
    Lou Reed sang


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ehoomjQjfI

    I wanna be black


    have a sense of rhythm....shoot twenty feet of jism too..
     
    But it seems that it's male dolphins that can ejaculate, if not twenty, at least fourteen feet.

    Who knew?
  140. @NJ Transit Commuter
    Someone who writes books about sexual fetishes in comic books is obviously an expert in politics and voting law. He definitely should be placed in charge of deciding who gets to vote in elections.

    He actually is right about the comic books, ironically enough. Marston was big into female domination, saw Wonder Woman as a way to decrease war (an obvious concern in the 1940s when the comic came out) by getting boys to submit to women, who would be less violent.

    He was also an early feminist (one of WW’s early enemies ‘Dr. Psycho’, was based on his thesis advisor, Hugo Muensterberg, who opposed woman suffrage) and also lived in a polaymorous triad relationship with two women. SJW before his time!

  141. @Sick of Orcs
    ((( berlatsky )))

    I'm not saying every single time, but what I am saying is every single time.

    Came here to make sure someone said this.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
    Yes Sir,

    It's our duty to notice (((every single time))) every single time.
  142. @Art Deco
    You mean you fancy if it weren't, we'd have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You've watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.

    You mean you fancy if it weren’t, we’d have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You’ve watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.

    Particularly the pilot, where Wally Cox takes off his shirt and reveals the results of the regimen he kept hidden from the public.

    Mr. Peepers, your mission if you should decide to accept it.

    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – “The Pilot Episode” (1966)

    Not from MI, but Wally could easily lift his pal Marlon:

    https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/29/wally-cox/

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24JKL80boso


    Wally was in real life a good friend of MM.
  143. @Morton's toes
    https://www.vox.com/world/2017/8/16/16152088/nazi-swastikas-germany-charlottesville

    In googling for german anti-nazi laws almost the entire search results pages were about nazi anti-semitism and this was the only link I could readily access referring to modern German anti-nazism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.

    Which is another way of stating that you can reside on this land but no longer claim it, nor defend yourself on it against any takers.

    Its a dispossession / genocide order.

    Its the very thing that the National Socialists were claiming were Jewish goals,

    but that the Jews denied and still deny.

    Just like the modern social degeneracy is the very thing that the National Socialists claimed were Jewish goals, but that the Jews denied.

    74 years later and those degenerate values define the West, existing alongside massive protection for the Jews that vote for those values at a greater percentage than any other religious group.

  144. @Jack D
    Disenfranchising "racists" using convoluted legal reasoning is right in the totalitarian playbook. Keep in mind that (for the most part) everything that was done in the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany) was done under color of law.

    “everything that was done in the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany) was done under color of law.”

    As is the implementation of apartheid Jews-only West Bank infrastructure, the demolition of Bedouin villages and all sorts of other conniving malfeasance in Judeosupremacist Israel.

    So why does the US taxpayer have to subsidize all that?

  145. Anon[377] • Disclaimer says:
    @Right wing jew
    The key here is that he's an atheist, not a real jew

    The key here is that he’s an atheist, not a real jew

    What a dumb, tired tack again resurrected by scheming Jews.

    Your texts state the goals that you are accused of.

    Your Messianic period goal is shared by all Jews, and the goals are the same for all Jews: the destruction of all other nations and world rule. This is the only condition that will bring about your Messianic Sabbath. This is plainly stated throughout your texts.

    The entirety of your religion is predicated on hostility to, dehumanization of, genocide of, and eventual hegemony over any remaining non-Jews.This is made clear throughout the Tanakh, Zohar, and Talmud.

    There is no spirituality. There is no metaphysical heaven or hell. Judaism is not a religion. It is a hostile, nationalist political program. This is clear in your texts. You have no “religious” holiday that is not about your forever-conflict with everyone else, because that conflict is your “religion’s” operating principle.

    If Judaism were nationalist / Right Wing for their host nations, you would have allowed Germany their nation. You didn’t. And so here we are, and there you are. And nothing will change that.

    Every day, the degeneracy of this post WWII World plainly vindicates the Germans in the mind of every moral person. Every day, we live their vindication.

    • Agree: Johnny Smoggins
  146. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    “What about Smith’s? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?”

    Well, Smith is an. incompetent, black, affirmative-action academic, so he is certainly a problem–of a sort. But the Jew media operative–Berlatsky–and the Jews who run NBC are providing media exposure to promote Smith’s half-baked, totalitarian ramblings. It is the power to promote, attack or ignore whatever they please that the Berlatsky’s of the world wield with such destructiveness.

    In short, the conniving, malicious Jew is a greater threat than the witless negro any day of the week. Anyone who is not willfully blind can understand that basic truth.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  147. If this story appeared in The Babylon Bee I would roll my eyes and think they were going too far. The problem with fiction is that it has to be believable. Fact has no such limitation.

    • Agree: Colin Wright, sayless
  148. Noah Berlatsky @nberlat – 7:42 AM – 18 Jan 2020>7:42 AM – 18 Jan 2020 pro tip: if you want me not to think you’re racist, you should probably ease up on the antisemitic slurs.

  149. Anon[861] • Disclaimer says:
    @syonredux
    Noah Berlatsky has some interesting notions regarding Scarlett Johansson.....



    The Jewish Aryan Contradictions Of Scarlett Johansson

    In “Rough Night,” she still looks the part of onscreen goddess, but the script calls for her to slum it up. She’s the ideal white girl, fallen from grace. The thing about Johansson, though, is that she’s not exactly the ideal white girl. Johansson’s mother is Jewish. And as in “Rough Night,” many of her roles, if you look closely, play with the idea that Johansson is both the white American ideal and a step outside it. She’s a paragon who acknowledges in one way or another that as a paragon she’s constructed — built up, artificial. As such, her body of work can be seen as grappling with the successes and failures of Jewish assimilation.
     

    Johansson’s status as white ideal is established early in her breakout role as cynical teen Rebecca in “Ghost World.” Rebecca is much more conventionally attractive than her best friend, Enid, played by Jewish actor Thora Birch. The film goes out of its way to comment on the fact that boys like Rebecca better.

     


    It also goes out of its way to link Enid’s weirdness and frumpiness to her Jewishness. One of Enid’s friends is an a[**]hole racist; he greets the girls by sneering, “Enid and Rebecca, the little Jewish girl and her Aryan friend.” Viewers are supposed to be disgusted by the open anti-Semitism, yet “Ghost World” in many ways cosigns the stereotypes. Rebecca gets a job and finds an apartment on a boring suburban street after graduation. Enid, for her part, thrashes around uncomfortably, going out with an older, nerdy guy and listening to old blues, like Alan Lomax and many a disaffected Jew before her. Enid can’t assimilate — in part, the film suggests, because she’s Jewish. Rebecca can, in part because she’s Aryan — or appears so.

     




    https://forward.com/culture/film-tv/374940/the-jewish-aryan-contradictions-of-scarlett-johansson/




    Why ScarJo’s Whitewashed ‘Ghost’ Is A Jewish Assimilation Parable

    If the film really saw uniqueness as a virtue, it could have chosen a Japanese-American actress to play the Japanese lead role of Major. Instead, the filmmakers did the least unique thing possible, and cast Scarlett Johansson as the android with the perfect body, because Scarlett Johansson is always playing some android or alien or superhero with the perfect body. Ignoring its own moral lesson, the film erases Major’s particular history, and replaces it with the same default white Aryan ideal as ever.

     


    Johansson herself, though, isn’t technically an Aryan at all. Her mother is Jewish. The film not only whitewashes Major’s Japanese-ness; it also whitewashes Johansson’s Jewishness. Asians and Jews have both been considered model minorities; both have been told that if they work hard and fit in, they can be accepted into whiteness. “Ghost in the Shell,” inadvertently, shows exactly what that promise is worth.
     

    “Ghost in the Shell” is a near future cyberpunk parable about identity and self. Major is a human whose consciousness has been turned into data and placed, like a ghost, into a superpowered android shell. In an American context, with a Jewish actor, it’s easy to see this as a metaphor for cultural and racial assimilation.

     


    Major’s memories are manipulated by the scientists who give her the android body. She is cut off from her past and from her family. “Everyone around me seems connected,” she says, but she herself feels nothing. In order to become perfect and white, she loses her ethnic specificity, not to mention much of her affect. Johansson wanders through the film blankly, a cipher who barely reciprocates when the scientist who constructed her expresses affection or concern. In one odd but telling scene, Major hires a black sex worker, asking her what it’s like to be human. To become white, Major has lost her own roots, so she people projects a nostalgic fetish of authenticity onto a black woman. When you’ve lost touch with your own humanity, you dehumanize others.

     


    “Ghost in the Shell” is supposedly set in a future Japan, but really it shows a distinctly American present, in which Jewish people and Asian people will only be valued insofar as they can make themselves white. That scramble for assimilation can be seen as a zero sum game; Johansson got the part, after all, and Asian actresses did not.

     


    Jewish memory and Jewish identity, though, can also be a way to see that uniqueness is a virtue. From that perspective, a threat to Asian uniqueness is a threat to Jewish uniqueness as well. Without that solidarity, Jews may wake up one day to find themselves turned into ghosts, looking out blankly from inside a white shell.
     
    https://forward.com/culture/368518/why-scarjos-whitewashed-ghost-is-a-jewish-assimilation-parable/




    http://images.fandango.com/images/fandangoblog/Lucy-Scarlett-Johansson.jpg

    Asians and Jews have both been considered model minorities;

    Generally according to Jewish owned media outlets. Whites have long and loudly complained about both. Talk about white-washing the truth.

    both have been told that if they work hard and fit in, they can be accepted into whiteness

    That statement has always been more of a very reluctant concession.

    “Ghost in the Shell,” inadvertently, shows exactly what that promise is worth.

    Its not uncommon for minorities to wipe their feet on the gift of proximity and acceptance.

    “Ghost in the Shell” is a near future cyberpunk parable about identity and self. Major is a human whose consciousness has been turned into data and placed, like a ghost, into a superpowered android shell. In an American context, with a Jewish actor, it’s easy to see this as a metaphor for cultural and racial assimilation.

    So this racist is against racial assimilation, which reveals his article against racial voting to be racially self-interested and hypocritical agitprop.

    Without that solidarity, Jews may wake up one day to find themselves turned into ghosts, looking out blankly from inside a white shell.

    That non-Jewish Whites are “shells” is a racist, Orthodox Jewish theological dog whistle that is meant to completely dehumanize non-Jews through its referent in Jewish religious texts. In those texts, non-Jews are “empty shells”.

    This Jewish character is typical and his example is revealing. He is highly religious, racist, nationalist, imperialist, and thus targets the primary outgroup that he lives among.

  150. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.

    Lou Reed sang

    I wanna be black

    have a sense of rhythm….shoot twenty feet of jism too..

    But it seems that it’s male dolphins that can ejaculate, if not twenty, at least fourteen feet.

    Who knew?

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    But it seems that it’s male dolphins that can ejaculate, if not twenty, at least fourteen feet.
     
    Yeah, but they called him "Flipper, Flipper, faster than lightning" for a reason.
  151. @Hibernian
    Unvarnished Stalinism.

    More like Bolshevism. We should stop blaming blaming Stalin for everything. That offers a certain Noah like people cover

  152. @Mr. Anon
    Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder.

    Or do you not consider those things to be wrong?

    “Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder.”

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and… the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP’s snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it’s some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?

    • Replies: @SFG
    While I'll freely admit the whole 'uniqueness of the Holocaust' bears comparison with, say, the Ukrainian Holodomor, Belgium's actions in the Congo, or the death tolls in early Communist China, in terms of overall actions, Adolf Hitler played a huge role in starting the largest war in human history, way ahead of the Mongol conquests or the period of the Three Kingdoms in China.

    Go back to complaining about Jewish anti-white propaganda, where everyone admits you have a point, and stop defending old Adolf. He probably did more to hurt the white race than anyone else, by ending European domination of the globe and making everyone obsessed with avoiding 'racism'.

    , @Stebbing Heuer
    It's wrong, no matter who does it, when or where or how.
    , @Mr. Anon

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust?
     
    With equal disgust? Some of them "Yes", others "No", but all of them with some degree of disgust. So, what is your point?
    , @Desiderius
    They Chose poorly.
  153. @jsm
    Yes, good. Let's start calling "racist
    "the "R" word.

    Yes, good. Let’s start calling “racist” the “R” word.

    Don’t forget the other “N word” — the one with four letters.

  154. @Reg Cæsar

    You mean you fancy if it weren’t, we’d have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You’ve watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.
     
    Particularly the pilot, where Wally Cox takes off his shirt and reveals the results of the regimen he kept hidden from the public.


    Mr. Peepers, your mission if you should decide to accept it.


    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - "The Pilot Episode" (1966)


    Not from MI, but Wally could easily lift his pal Marlon:



    https://i2.wp.com/arnoldzwicky.s3.amazonaws.com/CoxBrando.jpg?zoom=2



    https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/29/wally-cox/

    Wally was in real life a good friend of MM.

  155. There are people at the very margins of society—and then there’s Noah Berlatsky.

  156. @Anonymous


    Yeah, man, but dolphins are at least as rapey as blacks are.

     


     
    Lou Reed sang


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ehoomjQjfI

    I wanna be black


    have a sense of rhythm....shoot twenty feet of jism too..
     
    But it seems that it's male dolphins that can ejaculate, if not twenty, at least fourteen feet.

    Who knew?

    But it seems that it’s male dolphins that can ejaculate, if not twenty, at least fourteen feet.

    Yeah, but they called him “Flipper, Flipper, faster than lightning” for a reason.

  157. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    "Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder."

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and... the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP's snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it's some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?

    While I’ll freely admit the whole ‘uniqueness of the Holocaust’ bears comparison with, say, the Ukrainian Holodomor, Belgium’s actions in the Congo, or the death tolls in early Communist China, in terms of overall actions, Adolf Hitler played a huge role in starting the largest war in human history, way ahead of the Mongol conquests or the period of the Three Kingdoms in China.

    Go back to complaining about Jewish anti-white propaganda, where everyone admits you have a point, and stop defending old Adolf. He probably did more to hurt the white race than anyone else, by ending European domination of the globe and making everyone obsessed with avoiding ‘racism’.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
    • Replies: @Art Deco
    King Leopold was running a private concern for his own benefit. The scandals over conditions in the Congo induced the Belgian government to take it away from him.
    , @Colin Wright
    '...Belgium’s actions in the Congo...'

    It's irrelevant to your point, but that 'Belgium's actions in the Congo' were genocidal or anything like it is this recent fiction that seems to stem almost entirely from an uncritical reading of the claims in Adam Hochchild's (sp?) King Leopold's Ghost.' He asserts -- almost entirely without evidence and in defiance of the all the logical and logistical probabilities -- that the merry men of the Congo Free State deliberately murdered ten million Congolese.

    They couldn't have, and they wouldn't have. They were a few thousand freebooters, trying to make their fortune -- not kill as many as possible -- in a trackless wilderness. So many tens of thousands killed? Quite likely. A hundred thousand? Could be.

    Ten million? No. That's really the most improbable nonsense -- but it's made its way into 'fact.'

    It's all most annoying.
  158. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    "Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder."

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and... the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP's snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it's some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?

    It’s wrong, no matter who does it, when or where or how.

  159. @Hibernian
    Unvarnished Stalinism.

    Republican are behooved to “repirmand” voters for voting Republican! “Racist voting…is illegal” and “unconstutional.” And “the government has the ability, and the reposnibility, to address it.” How is the left and the state going to make it a “illegal” and “address it” without abolishing the secret ballot and simply making it a crime to vote Republican, since how do they know if the voter is “motivated by racism” and “white supremacy”? Are they omnescient, can they read mines, or is the FBI going to invade the homes and privacy of tens of millions of Americans to determine if they’re so “motivated”?

    And where’s the rush, where’s the urgency? Can’t they wait untel Nov. 3 of this years. I’m not as certain as “the Derb” that Trump will lose in 2020, probably to Hillary Clinton rather than Joe Biden, but it’s surely possible, perhaps even likely. If Trump loses to Hillary this year, it’s likely that no Republican will ever be elected president again given the demagraphic transformation of the U.S., white-majority to nonwhite-majority, and the electorate, with older whites dying and non-whites and young whites far more likely to vote democratic. And unless Hillary’s first term is culturally and economically disastrous, I doubt that any Republican, much less a Trump-like outsider, will ever be elected president again, not in 2024, almost surely, and surely not in 2018.

  160. @Morton's toes
    https://www.vox.com/world/2017/8/16/16152088/nazi-swastikas-germany-charlottesville

    In googling for german anti-nazi laws almost the entire search results pages were about nazi anti-semitism and this was the only link I could readily access referring to modern German anti-nazism.

    It is against the law in Germany in 2020 to promote National Socialism.

    Did anybody ever tell you it is rude to make up shit that the other person never said?

  161. Noah Berlatsky.

    ‘…when I was thirteen and preparing for my bar mitzvah…’

    That didn’t take long.

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
    …when I was thirteen and preparing for my bar mitzvah…’

    As your bar mitzvah happens when you turn thirteen, Noah seems to have been somewhat slow..
  162. Meanwhile, back at the ranch…

    Don’t talk shit about America.

    It turns out Trump whacked Soleimani because he was ‘saying bad things about our country.’

    https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/trum … fundraiser

    It’s enough to make one yearn for the days when it was all just light humor: transsexual bathrooms and blacks being encouraged to run amok.

  163. NBC is providing a platform for someone to openly state that the people who voted for the current president should be disenfranchised. This is a lot crazier then anything recently uncovered by project veritas.

  164. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    ‘You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites’

    Yeah. I also suspect the earth really does revolve around the sun. The evidence is pretty conclusive on that point as well.

    Australia exists, I’m probably not going to live forever, and blacks are on average less intelligent than whites.

  165. @Hhsiii
    I only confess my own sins. Keeps me busy enough.

    If it’s all about you alone, why are you getting worked up about people saying things about Protestants in general?

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    Worked up? I think it was pretty light-hearted. I don’t really blame Lord Calvert for this black professor’s stupid ideas.
  166. @Jack D
    He doesn't look very Ellis Island to me.

    He looks more upstate to me.

  167. @anon
    You’re not plagued by Berlatskys. He is inconsequential.

    The interesting question is how this nonsense piece got by ‘layers and layers’ of editorial control at NBC.

    Self-contradict much?

    If he is truly inconsequential, like some Deplorable in Flyover, then he can't get to the Megaphone

    If he gets handed the Megaphone, then he is not truly inconsequential.


    Someone chose to amplify his opinion with the Megaphone.
    Stop trying to elide that fact.

    There is no contradiction.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential. NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky’s piece, but it wasn’t because Berlatsky has a name.

    • Replies: @anon
    There is no contradiction.

    lol! Yes, there is.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential.

    Sez you. NBC sez otherwise. Do you have a network ?

    Berlatsky is now consequential because NBC says so. That's how this whole Megaphone thing works, as I believe you already understand.

    NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky’s piece, but it wasn’t because Berlatsky has a name.

    You admit to not knowing something? Never thought I'd see it.

    Most likely an editor selected Berlatsky's piece because it is likely to get attention, as clickbait, and also possibly because he / she / it agrees. Either way, now Berlatsky has a name, as "The guy NBC chose to hand a Megaphone to". That's how this works. Remember?

    Art Deco again:
    Wm. Kristol in his prime was far more consequential than this boob will ever be.

    Are you claiming to be omniscient now? How does that fit in with not knowing something?

    Anyway, feel free to further elide the reality of this piece. You can always dig the hole you're in just a bit deeper. It won't change the facts.

    , @SFG
    For some reason they picked him out. My guess is he knows all the right people from his time at Harvard or wherever he went to college.

    The fact that there is a heavily Jewish contingent of Ivy Leaguers pushing this crap in the media does not negate the fact that there are Jews who don't like any of it. But the second group doesn't have the megaphone.
  168. @SFG
    While I'll freely admit the whole 'uniqueness of the Holocaust' bears comparison with, say, the Ukrainian Holodomor, Belgium's actions in the Congo, or the death tolls in early Communist China, in terms of overall actions, Adolf Hitler played a huge role in starting the largest war in human history, way ahead of the Mongol conquests or the period of the Three Kingdoms in China.

    Go back to complaining about Jewish anti-white propaganda, where everyone admits you have a point, and stop defending old Adolf. He probably did more to hurt the white race than anyone else, by ending European domination of the globe and making everyone obsessed with avoiding 'racism'.

    King Leopold was running a private concern for his own benefit. The scandals over conditions in the Congo induced the Belgian government to take it away from him.

  169. @Jus' Sayin'...
    Comrade Berlatsky proposes a far too complex procedure for dealing with these racist wreckers. A much simpler approach would be to invalidate the ballots of these deplorable scum by discarding votes for Trump or other evil candidates when votes are counted. The ballot choices of these voters clearly indicate their vile racism. If voters were required to sign their ballots, vote counters could also generate lists of racist voters for later reeducation or liquidation.

    Good thinking. Let them vote, just throw away their ballots. Electoral shadowbanning.

  170. anon[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art Deco
    There is no contradiction.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential. NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky's piece, but it wasn't because Berlatsky has a name.

    There is no contradiction.

    lol! Yes, there is.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential.

    Sez you. NBC sez otherwise. Do you have a network ?

    Berlatsky is now consequential because NBC says so. That’s how this whole Megaphone thing works, as I believe you already understand.

    NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky’s piece, but it wasn’t because Berlatsky has a name.

    You admit to not knowing something? Never thought I’d see it.

    Most likely an editor selected Berlatsky’s piece because it is likely to get attention, as clickbait, and also possibly because he / she / it agrees. Either way, now Berlatsky has a name, as “The guy NBC chose to hand a Megaphone to”. That’s how this works. Remember?

    Art Deco again:
    Wm. Kristol in his prime was far more consequential than this boob will ever be.

    Are you claiming to be omniscient now? How does that fit in with not knowing something?

    Anyway, feel free to further elide the reality of this piece. You can always dig the hole you’re in just a bit deeper. It won’t change the facts.

  171. @Art Deco
    Where and when I grew up, Reform Judaism with a baseline of observance was the order of the day. The synagogue in town with the largest census was a Conservative congregation. I think 'ere I was 20 I might have been tangentially acquainted with two families which were secular.

    OK, we have different experience(s). Mine are in New York state, mostly NY metropolitan region, and Central New York.
    Your mileage may vary.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    My experience was suburban Rochester, ca. 1970. I lived in Central New York as well, but a generation later and in small towns where the nearest synagogue was at some distance .
  172. Berlatsky.

    Too many of my Fellow Jews believe that our White Gentile American countrymen are always a hair’s breadth away from turning into Cossacks and coming after us Jews with pitchforks.

    It saddens me.

    America is the best deal Jews ever had or will have.

    • Agree: Jim Don Bob
    • Replies: @Bert
    It sure was, but the xenophobic psychology selected for when eastern European Jews had Slavic peasants at their mercy just couldn't be turned off. Ostjuden have been undermining American interests for well over a century despite this country having given them refuge and opportunity. That probably means that the xenophobia is genetic and therefore impossibe to restrain even though restraint would have been in the interest of all Jews. Now the damage done is too great for a reconciliation.
    , @Achilles Wannabe
    Do you talk to your fellow Jews about this? Do you talk to media or in any way get your opinion into the public forum? I ask because when I criticize Jewish Power I am often reminded of Jews like you by my fellow gentiles. But I do not SEE or HEAR Jews like you. I only see and hear Jewish Power types. There is a Cossack within white gentiles. More so within blacks and Hispanics but it is there in whites. Just buried very deeply. Let's not let it get out. I am not threatening you. I am entreating you. White antisemitism really has been growing in the past 20 years. But it is just the recognition by one tribe that another tribe has no sense of boundaries, no respect, no empathy.
  173. @nebulafox
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_M%C3%BCnch

    "During an interview Münch, asked about the negationist claim that Auschwitz was a hoax, wearily responded..."


    "When someone says that Auschwitz is a lie, that it is a hoax, I feel hesitation to say much to him. I say, the facts are so firmly determined, that one cannot have any doubt at all, and I stop talking to that person because there is no use. One knows that anyone who clings to such things, which are published somewhere, is a malevolent person who has some personal interest to want to bury in silence things that cannot be buried in silence."

    The question was broader than just the Holocaust. For most of our lives people who’ve talked like that have been doing so in bad faith, but that works less well with each passing generation who don’t share our experiences.

    At some point free inquiry except WWII and Blacks isn’t cutting it.

  174. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    "Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder."

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and... the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP's snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it's some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust?

    With equal disgust? Some of them “Yes”, others “No”, but all of them with some degree of disgust. So, what is your point?

  175. @MikeatMikedotMike
    Noah should write a comic book about stereotypes:

    https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/authors/b/noah-berlatsky/headshot/original.JPG

    Egads.

    We can’t see his hands, but he’s undoubtedly using mutual palm friction to keep them warm…

  176. @Rahan
    (((Noah Berlatsky))) is definitely playing with soap.

    It's when certain people start going into this direction with their (((helpful suggestions))), that they suddenly start transforming into lampshades.

    Which, is, of course, a legit lifestyle choice, and who are we to judge someone who is obviously bent on transitioning into a lampshade or a bar of soap. In fact, we as society should help in any way we can.

    They're repressing the urge, but signalling how much they really want it. It is our duty.

    I think Noah actually longs to be strapped onto one of those homicidal masturbation machines that were in Treblinka. His writings scream for it.

    • Replies: @dvorak
    Moment of silence for the victims of the Treblinka jerkoff torture machines.
  177. @Mr. Rational
    Came here to make sure someone said this.

    Yes Sir,

    It’s our duty to notice (((every single time))) every single time.

  178. @Desiderius
    If it’s all about you alone, why are you getting worked up about people saying things about Protestants in general?

    https://youtu.be/qdlQyNe_9tE

    Worked up? I think it was pretty light-hearted. I don’t really blame Lord Calvert for this black professor’s stupid ideas.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Of course we're light-hearted, that's what the gospel is for. If that precludes one from getting worked up then that's Niceanity, not Christianity, against which these NBC editors are likely attempting to rebel, however ham-handedly (Christianity without Christ being predictably like a chicken with its head cut off).

    Lord Calvert is responsible for the institutions which hired that professor, and should be held accountable as well. If you're going to be Roman Catholic, beRoman Catholic, not Protestant-flavored catholicism for the American market.
  179. @syonredux
    Noah Berlatsky has some interesting notions regarding Scarlett Johansson.....



    The Jewish Aryan Contradictions Of Scarlett Johansson

    In “Rough Night,” she still looks the part of onscreen goddess, but the script calls for her to slum it up. She’s the ideal white girl, fallen from grace. The thing about Johansson, though, is that she’s not exactly the ideal white girl. Johansson’s mother is Jewish. And as in “Rough Night,” many of her roles, if you look closely, play with the idea that Johansson is both the white American ideal and a step outside it. She’s a paragon who acknowledges in one way or another that as a paragon she’s constructed — built up, artificial. As such, her body of work can be seen as grappling with the successes and failures of Jewish assimilation.
     

    Johansson’s status as white ideal is established early in her breakout role as cynical teen Rebecca in “Ghost World.” Rebecca is much more conventionally attractive than her best friend, Enid, played by Jewish actor Thora Birch. The film goes out of its way to comment on the fact that boys like Rebecca better.

     


    It also goes out of its way to link Enid’s weirdness and frumpiness to her Jewishness. One of Enid’s friends is an a[**]hole racist; he greets the girls by sneering, “Enid and Rebecca, the little Jewish girl and her Aryan friend.” Viewers are supposed to be disgusted by the open anti-Semitism, yet “Ghost World” in many ways cosigns the stereotypes. Rebecca gets a job and finds an apartment on a boring suburban street after graduation. Enid, for her part, thrashes around uncomfortably, going out with an older, nerdy guy and listening to old blues, like Alan Lomax and many a disaffected Jew before her. Enid can’t assimilate — in part, the film suggests, because she’s Jewish. Rebecca can, in part because she’s Aryan — or appears so.

     




    https://forward.com/culture/film-tv/374940/the-jewish-aryan-contradictions-of-scarlett-johansson/




    Why ScarJo’s Whitewashed ‘Ghost’ Is A Jewish Assimilation Parable

    If the film really saw uniqueness as a virtue, it could have chosen a Japanese-American actress to play the Japanese lead role of Major. Instead, the filmmakers did the least unique thing possible, and cast Scarlett Johansson as the android with the perfect body, because Scarlett Johansson is always playing some android or alien or superhero with the perfect body. Ignoring its own moral lesson, the film erases Major’s particular history, and replaces it with the same default white Aryan ideal as ever.

     


    Johansson herself, though, isn’t technically an Aryan at all. Her mother is Jewish. The film not only whitewashes Major’s Japanese-ness; it also whitewashes Johansson’s Jewishness. Asians and Jews have both been considered model minorities; both have been told that if they work hard and fit in, they can be accepted into whiteness. “Ghost in the Shell,” inadvertently, shows exactly what that promise is worth.
     

    “Ghost in the Shell” is a near future cyberpunk parable about identity and self. Major is a human whose consciousness has been turned into data and placed, like a ghost, into a superpowered android shell. In an American context, with a Jewish actor, it’s easy to see this as a metaphor for cultural and racial assimilation.

     


    Major’s memories are manipulated by the scientists who give her the android body. She is cut off from her past and from her family. “Everyone around me seems connected,” she says, but she herself feels nothing. In order to become perfect and white, she loses her ethnic specificity, not to mention much of her affect. Johansson wanders through the film blankly, a cipher who barely reciprocates when the scientist who constructed her expresses affection or concern. In one odd but telling scene, Major hires a black sex worker, asking her what it’s like to be human. To become white, Major has lost her own roots, so she people projects a nostalgic fetish of authenticity onto a black woman. When you’ve lost touch with your own humanity, you dehumanize others.

     


    “Ghost in the Shell” is supposedly set in a future Japan, but really it shows a distinctly American present, in which Jewish people and Asian people will only be valued insofar as they can make themselves white. That scramble for assimilation can be seen as a zero sum game; Johansson got the part, after all, and Asian actresses did not.

     


    Jewish memory and Jewish identity, though, can also be a way to see that uniqueness is a virtue. From that perspective, a threat to Asian uniqueness is a threat to Jewish uniqueness as well. Without that solidarity, Jews may wake up one day to find themselves turned into ghosts, looking out blankly from inside a white shell.
     
    https://forward.com/culture/368518/why-scarjos-whitewashed-ghost-is-a-jewish-assimilation-parable/




    http://images.fandango.com/images/fandangoblog/Lucy-Scarlett-Johansson.jpg

    This Berlatsky’s racist propaganda follows the line that ‘white people have no culture’, that they’re ghosts, androids, inhuman. However, it is the Jews that parasitized European culture, emulating and appropriating it. Europeans are historically romantic and given to notions of honor, transcendence, chivalry, and tragedy, rising above animal self-interest like no other people. If humans are defined by being above animal nature, then whites are definitely all too human– as now tragically demonstrated by pathological altruism.

    • Replies: @Bert
    Your description of West-Caucasian traits is spot on. Here's a particular example. I was in the countryside of central Alabama in the days before GPS. The map I had was not detailed and didn't show the county road I was looking for. At a four-way stop, I pulled up to the stop sign just as another car, a beater in today's parlance, stopped across from me. It was driven by a haggard-looking middle-aged white man. I waved for him to stop so I could ask for directions. When he hear the number of the county road I was looking for, he said, "Follow me. I'll show you." I did, but the distance we traveled began to be substantial. After five miles and several intersections, he pointed to the road and waved goodbye. You don't find that degree of courtesy in cities of course, and not in anyone who is not Caucasian. Rising above animal self-interest indeed.
  180. Trump legal team calls impeachment ‘brazen’ attempt to overturn election
    [The Guardian].

    Lawyers are supposed to be intelligent, but sometimes they are as thick as bricks.

    If Trump is convicted at the impeachment trial, Hillary Clinton will not enter the White House. All that will happen is that Trump will be removed and the man Trump nominated as his deputy will take over for the months until the November 2020 election. No one else who was on the ballot in November 2016 will lose their job.

  181. @PSR
    I have long said that I have no doubt Democrats would endorse the idea that all eligible - forget cumbersome "registered" - voters will be automatically considered to have voted Democrat for every candidate in every election unless they appear on Tuesday morning at the local board of elections and file an affidavit to 'change' their vote.

    As I understand it, about 30% of voters are ‘unaffiliated’ or Independent now. Trump actually won with some unaffiliated voters which is probably why the media didn’t realize how much support he actually had until the end, since those voters are harder to poll…

    So your scenario is possible but unaffiliated voters makes it more difficult to win even with your scenario.

  182. The more I learn what the Noah’s of the world have to say the more I realize 60,000,000 Germans were right all along.

  183. @Mr. Anon
    Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder.

    Or do you not consider those things to be wrong?

    That’s the nature of the beast Mr. Anon. That is how every civilization operated until fairly recently “Might is Right”, the strong over the weak, etc.,

    Even the UN recognizes the theory of nations through conquest…Most recent example being Yugoslavia…

    Don’t get selective with your self-righteousness and just target the West.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon

    Don’t get selective with your self-righteousness and just target the West.
     
    I'm not. I don't. And what is self-righteous? Simply pointing out the wrong-doings of wrong-doers? Do you subscribe to a rigourous amorality as a guide to public affairs? Is nothing to be considered right or wrong?
  184. @anonymous
    OK, we have different experience(s). Mine are in New York state, mostly NY metropolitan region, and Central New York.
    Your mileage may vary.

    My experience was suburban Rochester, ca. 1970. I lived in Central New York as well, but a generation later and in small towns where the nearest synagogue was at some distance .

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Suburban Rochester = Alinsky ground zero
  185. @syonredux

    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.
     
    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans.....Then a new school of historians arrived.....

    Eric Foner (/ˈfoʊnər/; born February 7, 1943) is an American historian. He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party, African-American biography, Reconstruction, and historiography, and has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982. He is the author of several textbooks commonly used in college-level American history courses across the United States.
     

    Foner is a leading contemporary historian of the Reconstruction period, having published Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877 in 1989 and more than 10 other books on the topic.[1] His online courses on "The Civil War and Reconstruction", published in 2014, are available from Columbia University on ColumbiaX.[2]
     

    Foner was born in New York City, New York, the son of Jewish parents Liza (née Kraitz), a high school art teacher, and historian Jack D. Foner, who was active in the trade union movement and the campaign for civil rights for African Americans. Eric Foner describes his father as his "first great teacher," and recalls how,
     

    deprived of his livelihood while I was growing up, he supported our family as a freelance lecturer. ... Listening to his lectures, I came to appreciate how present concerns can be illuminated by the study of the past—how the repression of the McCarthy era recalled the days of the Alien and Sedition Acts, the civil rights movement needed to be viewed in light of the great struggles of Black and White abolitionists, and in the brutal suppression of the Philippine insurrection at the turn of the century could be found the antecedents of American intervention in Vietnam. I also imbibed a way of thinking about the past in which visionaries and underdogs—Tom Paine, Wendell Phillips, Eugene V. Debs, and W. E. B. Du Bois—were as central to the historical drama as presidents and captains of industry, and how a commitment to social justice could infuse one's attitudes towards the past.[8]

     

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

    the moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends towards open borders for Israel.

  186. @Art Deco
    My experience was suburban Rochester, ca. 1970. I lived in Central New York as well, but a generation later and in small towns where the nearest synagogue was at some distance .

    Suburban Rochester = Alinsky ground zero

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
    Rochester has also been described as the San Francisco of western NY State.
  187. @Hhsiii
    Worked up? I think it was pretty light-hearted. I don’t really blame Lord Calvert for this black professor’s stupid ideas.

    Of course we’re light-hearted, that’s what the gospel is for. If that precludes one from getting worked up then that’s Niceanity, not Christianity, against which these NBC editors are likely attempting to rebel, however ham-handedly (Christianity without Christ being predictably like a chicken with its head cut off).

    Lord Calvert is responsible for the institutions which hired that professor, and should be held accountable as well. If you’re going to be Roman Catholic, beRoman Catholic, not Protestant-flavored catholicism for the American market.

  188. @Sarmatian
    I think Noah actually longs to be strapped onto one of those homicidal masturbation machines that were in Treblinka. His writings scream for it.

    Moment of silence for the victims of the Treblinka jerkoff torture machines.

    • LOL: 68W58
  189. @Art Deco
    There is no contradiction.

    Berlatsky is inconsequential. NBC is consequential. No clue why an editor selected Berlatsky's piece, but it wasn't because Berlatsky has a name.

    For some reason they picked him out. My guess is he knows all the right people from his time at Harvard or wherever he went to college.

    The fact that there is a heavily Jewish contingent of Ivy Leaguers pushing this crap in the media does not negate the fact that there are Jews who don’t like any of it. But the second group doesn’t have the megaphone.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Guy is 48 years old and has been out of school since 1994. He admits to no employer during the last 25 years.
    , @Achilles Wannabe
    I do think it is about time - long past actually - when the Jews who do not like the Semitic storyline find their megaphone. Think of how the ordinary German has been criticized by Jews for letting the "Nazi" monopolize the public space.
  190. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    It was as if Sherman decided to march to the sea through New York.

  191. @Arclight
    I've unfortunately been acquainted with Berlatsky's work for quite some time, and he is a race-obsessed nut that wants whites reduced to irrelevancy, although if I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school...and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.

    Anyway, this is a useful reminder of the endgame of progressive politics - whites (other than the right kind, sitting atop a coalition of blacks and Latinos) have no right to have their political or cultural preferences implemented if it's not what minorities want. If the Democratic party is successful in assembling an enduring coalition of aggrieved groups, its entire agenda will revolve around taking money and power from whites and handing it over to others. I have my doubts that it will actually happen because I don't think Latinos are particularly motivated by the the racial appeals that are so successful with lefty whites and blacks, and many will ultimately find they don't want to be in a political coalition with a very vocal and troublesome minority group, just like they don't want to be in the same schools or neighborhoods.

    May have a point. In the CA recall election Bustamante ran as a Chicano “home boy” against the White outsider and terminator. It didn’t work as planned, apparently many Latinos viewed thier guy as on the effeminate side and Arnold as a real macho-man. Swarzy proved the image by getting it on with the maid. Unfortunately, there was no one like Kamala Harris running to provide a viable black alternative choice.
    A recent test of this hypothesis would be in Dade, Broward, Seminole,Orange, Osceola and Hillsborough counties in Florida for the 2018 gubernatorial election as well as the 2016 presidential race.

  192. @Desiderius
    Suburban Rochester = Alinsky ground zero

    Rochester has also been described as the San Francisco of western NY State.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    The Warmed-over District
    , @Art Deco
    By someone who has never lived there. Alinsky was in and out of town in 1964 and instigated the founding of a couple of political action groups that eventually dissipated. The prime mover of one of them was a dentist named George McVey, who is still alive. He's 92 years old.
  193. @Arclight
    I've unfortunately been acquainted with Berlatsky's work for quite some time, and he is a race-obsessed nut that wants whites reduced to irrelevancy, although if I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school...and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.

    Anyway, this is a useful reminder of the endgame of progressive politics - whites (other than the right kind, sitting atop a coalition of blacks and Latinos) have no right to have their political or cultural preferences implemented if it's not what minorities want. If the Democratic party is successful in assembling an enduring coalition of aggrieved groups, its entire agenda will revolve around taking money and power from whites and handing it over to others. I have my doubts that it will actually happen because I don't think Latinos are particularly motivated by the the racial appeals that are so successful with lefty whites and blacks, and many will ultimately find they don't want to be in a political coalition with a very vocal and troublesome minority group, just like they don't want to be in the same schools or neighborhoods.

    I remember correctly he refused to send his kid to the local diverse Chicago public school and instead sent them to a progressive private school…and he felt really, really bad about it, but not enough to follow his supposed principals.
    No, he did follow his principal, who was after all, progressive – it’s his principles that he didn’t follow.

  194. Noah Berlatsky is a name that will be long remembered. He is the man who wrote the single dumbest political essay in the 50+ year history of the internet. And quite possibly, of all time.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    I have a feeling that this article is going to be read out loud in a courtroom at some point in the future.
  195. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    On average? Yes, I do.

    Because that is what the data indicates.

  196. Anonymous[120] • Disclaimer says:

    Laugh all you want, but the people in charge of this society will do what benefits themselves, and use whatever tattered reasoning available to them to justify it.

    The United States is under occupation. It is not a free country, and it does not value you or your opinion on the matter.

    This reasoning is no more laughable than the legally recognized principle of “disparate impact” or that for some unwritten reason, white people can never use anti discrimination laws in their own favor, regardless of the facts and whether they were discriminated against.

    The pillars of power in the “USA” serve an outside entity, not its own people.
    The courts, legislative bodies and governors of this land are illegitimate.

  197. @Colin Wright
    Noah Berlatsky.

    '...when I was thirteen and preparing for my bar mitzvah...'

    That didn't take long.

    …when I was thirteen and preparing for my bar mitzvah…’

    As your bar mitzvah happens when you turn thirteen, Noah seems to have been somewhat slow..

  198. @theMann
    1. Forced Euthanasia of the retarded.
    2. Confiscation of private property whenever it suited them.
    3. Forced labor, including the scientific community .
    4. Arbitrary restriction of movement, both citizens and non- citizens.
    5 construction of a continent wide system of labor camps + torture + plus intended neglect of inmates.
    6. Invading Russia, granted, more stupid than evil.

    Lethal force against life and property, gee, why is it wrong?

    1. The morality of this one depends on how severe the retardation is.
    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany’s economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.
    3. Part of the war effort in a war forced on Germany by Britain.
    4. Ditto. The building of autobahns and government sponsorship of a people’s car, the Volkswagen, was the pre-war policy regarding movement in Germany.
    5. Continent-wide is untrue. There were no labor camps in France, Spain, Portugal, Greece.
    6. There is substantial documentation that Stalin had nearly completed preparations for an invasion of central and western Europe, and that the German invasion was preemptive to counter that threat.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany’s economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.

    'Acquired' through ordinary business and professional activities. To the detriment of native Germans only in the imaginations of people who are damaged.
  199. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    "Conquest and enslavement of an entire continent. Wide-scale expropriation of resources. Mass-murder."

    Sounds an awful lot like the history of Turkish Anatolia, various Caliphates, the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, the Celestial Empire of China, whatever it was that Timur the Lame called his outfit, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and... the United States of America.

    Or am I missing something here?

    Do you also object to all those entities with equal disgust? Or is it just the NSDAP's snazzy uniforms that get under your skin?

    Or maybe it's some other particular thing that renders them so uniquely evil in your sight.

    Hmm, what could that be?

    They Chose poorly.

  200. @Moses
    Berlatsky.

    Too many of my Fellow Jews believe that our White Gentile American countrymen are always a hair’s breadth away from turning into Cossacks and coming after us Jews with pitchforks.

    It saddens me.

    America is the best deal Jews ever had or will have.

    It sure was, but the xenophobic psychology selected for when eastern European Jews had Slavic peasants at their mercy just couldn’t be turned off. Ostjuden have been undermining American interests for well over a century despite this country having given them refuge and opportunity. That probably means that the xenophobia is genetic and therefore impossibe to restrain even though restraint would have been in the interest of all Jews. Now the damage done is too great for a reconciliation.

  201. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    i can criticize smith and not be called an ‘antisemite’ or ‘racist.
    Smith isn’t supporting an ethno nationalist state for his own people while encouraging other races to deconstruct their own race.

  202. @Lockean Proviso
    This Berlatsky's racist propaganda follows the line that 'white people have no culture', that they're ghosts, androids, inhuman. However, it is the Jews that parasitized European culture, emulating and appropriating it. Europeans are historically romantic and given to notions of honor, transcendence, chivalry, and tragedy, rising above animal self-interest like no other people. If humans are defined by being above animal nature, then whites are definitely all too human– as now tragically demonstrated by pathological altruism.

    Your description of West-Caucasian traits is spot on. Here’s a particular example. I was in the countryside of central Alabama in the days before GPS. The map I had was not detailed and didn’t show the county road I was looking for. At a four-way stop, I pulled up to the stop sign just as another car, a beater in today’s parlance, stopped across from me. It was driven by a haggard-looking middle-aged white man. I waved for him to stop so I could ask for directions. When he hear the number of the county road I was looking for, he said, “Follow me. I’ll show you.” I did, but the distance we traveled began to be substantial. After five miles and several intersections, he pointed to the road and waved goodbye. You don’t find that degree of courtesy in cities of course, and not in anyone who is not Caucasian. Rising above animal self-interest indeed.

  203. @MikeatMikedotMike
    Noah should write a comic book about stereotypes:

    https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/authors/b/noah-berlatsky/headshot/original.JPG

    Egads.

    The glare and sneer were naturally-selected in medieval Poland. They really helped the Jewish tax farmer to get that last copper szelag from the ragged Slavic peasant.

  204. @SFG
    While I'll freely admit the whole 'uniqueness of the Holocaust' bears comparison with, say, the Ukrainian Holodomor, Belgium's actions in the Congo, or the death tolls in early Communist China, in terms of overall actions, Adolf Hitler played a huge role in starting the largest war in human history, way ahead of the Mongol conquests or the period of the Three Kingdoms in China.

    Go back to complaining about Jewish anti-white propaganda, where everyone admits you have a point, and stop defending old Adolf. He probably did more to hurt the white race than anyone else, by ending European domination of the globe and making everyone obsessed with avoiding 'racism'.

    ‘…Belgium’s actions in the Congo…’

    It’s irrelevant to your point, but that ‘Belgium’s actions in the Congo’ were genocidal or anything like it is this recent fiction that seems to stem almost entirely from an uncritical reading of the claims in Adam Hochchild’s (sp?) King Leopold’s Ghost.’ He asserts — almost entirely without evidence and in defiance of the all the logical and logistical probabilities — that the merry men of the Congo Free State deliberately murdered ten million Congolese.

    They couldn’t have, and they wouldn’t have. They were a few thousand freebooters, trying to make their fortune — not kill as many as possible — in a trackless wilderness. So many tens of thousands killed? Quite likely. A hundred thousand? Could be.

    Ten million? No. That’s really the most improbable nonsense — but it’s made its way into ‘fact.’

    It’s all most annoying.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    The precise numbers thrown out do seem like a meme game. Someone pulls a number out of his rear end and it gets cited and the citations get cited. I don't think there's any disagreement that the Congo Free State was a gruesome enterprise, though the precise death toll is not known.
  205. @The Wild Geese Howard
    Rochester has also been described as the San Francisco of western NY State.

    The Warmed-over District

  206. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    The question is not if they are a problem or not.

    Both call for totally crazy dictatorial measures against free speech and free political expression.

    Berlatsky, if he is the same one who wrote the “Purim” piece, has declared himself a racist of the worst kind, by identifying himself with a religion that he doesn’t follow. Even though he states that he is an atheist, he considers himself fully Jewish, to the point of participating in a religious festival (which, by the way, celebrates an atrocious massacre committed on behalf of Jews.)
    There is nothing remotely “ethnic” or “cultural” in this: Not even a reference to any non-liturgical Ashkenazi customs or language. As a result, it clearly proves Berlatsky to be a racial supremacist of the very worst kind: a Zionist. He at least fully believes religion to be inherited…

    We have no such data re Smith..

  207. @Paleo Liberal
    No, Jack D’s response was perfect.

    The atrocities committed by the Germans in World War II, including but by no means limited to the Holocaust, are so well documented that anyone who claims not to know what the poor, put upon Germans did is either a monster or an idiot. Possibly both. And there is absolutely no use in engaging anyone in either category.

    No I think (and you can see by his subsequent comment) that he’s attempting to recontextualize what they did, not to deny it. Of course that is a common strategy of some who wish to get to denial, but so is breathing or speaking English.

    One of the downsides of the axiomatic/sacralization strategy is that now most of us who are commited to never letting it happen again no longer are familiar with that documentation so are boxed into merely asserting its existence and the bad faith of anyone asking, as if we were Amy Harmon or something.

  208. @Barnard
    If the Republicans weren't the stupid party, they would use this as an excuse to pull all credentials for NBC News employees. Don't let them cover the convention, don't let them into the White House.

    Three years ago, NBC was telling millions of viewers each morning that “Russia hacked the election”.

  209. OT: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-51166873

    Whites cannot wear their hair in cornrows, but blacks and Asians are free to dye their hair blond and/or wear weaves (cough cough, Beyoncé).

  210. @anon
    But its ok that 90% of blacks voted for Obama SIMPLY BECAUSE HE WAS BLACK.

    In some precincts, particularly in Philadelphia, more than 100% of blacks voted for Obama.
    More than 100% of possible voters. Such enthusiasm!

    However it is forbidden to notice this particular vote fraud, because if you do?

    http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/042/354/thats-racist.gif

    There are something like 378 counties in the US which have more registered voters than adults.

  211. @Dtbb
    Saw this on Tucker last night.
    https://harvardlawreview.org/2020/01/pack-the-union-a-proposal-to-admit-new-states-for-the-purpose-of-amending-the-constitution-to-ensure-equal-representation/

    Saw this on Tucker last night.

    https://harvardlawreview.org/2020/01/pack-the-union-a-proposal-to-admit-new-states-for-the-purpose-of-amending-the-constitution-to-ensure-equal-representation/

    The author’s statement of possible objections to the proposal: (1) those about the legality of the proposal, and (2) those about its desirability.

    The author can’t even entertain the most fundamental objection: that his proposal is morally wrong, being flagrantly at odds with the concept of self-government.

  212. @SFG
    For some reason they picked him out. My guess is he knows all the right people from his time at Harvard or wherever he went to college.

    The fact that there is a heavily Jewish contingent of Ivy Leaguers pushing this crap in the media does not negate the fact that there are Jews who don't like any of it. But the second group doesn't have the megaphone.

    Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Guy is 48 years old and has been out of school since 1994. He admits to no employer during the last 25 years.

  213. @The Wild Geese Howard
    Rochester has also been described as the San Francisco of western NY State.

    By someone who has never lived there. Alinsky was in and out of town in 1964 and instigated the founding of a couple of political action groups that eventually dissipated. The prime mover of one of them was a dentist named George McVey, who is still alive. He’s 92 years old.

    • Disagree: The Wild Geese Howard
    • Replies: @Desiderius
    https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/full-alinsky-michael-walsh/
  214. @Jack D
    You're saying that Smith has no agency?

    He has no impact without a sponsor.

  215. @nymom
    That's the nature of the beast Mr. Anon. That is how every civilization operated until fairly recently "Might is Right", the strong over the weak, etc.,

    Even the UN recognizes the theory of nations through conquest...Most recent example being Yugoslavia...

    Don't get selective with your self-righteousness and just target the West.

    Don’t get selective with your self-righteousness and just target the West.

    I’m not. I don’t. And what is self-righteous? Simply pointing out the wrong-doings of wrong-doers? Do you subscribe to a rigourous amorality as a guide to public affairs? Is nothing to be considered right or wrong?

  216. @Art Deco
    You mean you fancy if it weren't, we'd have a large Nazi movement in Germany? You've watched too many antique episodes of Mission Impossible.

    Early MI seasons were indeed overly fixated on foiling neo-Nazis. But in one of their finest episodes they convince the villainous Aryan he’s trapped undersea on a doomed U-Boat, with Peter Graves as the stern captain — all cleverly staged with a high-tech rig Barney sets up on dry land.

  217. @Jake
    "... he argues that racist voting is not just immoral, but illegal. The government, Smith says, has the ability, and the responsibility, to address it.

    This sounds radical. But Smith argues that it’s in line with the Constitution and with years of court rulings."

    Smith is correct: the end game of American race-based civil rights, the logical stage to which 'civil rights' moves, is to outlaw every expression by whites that is not directly supportive of the dispossession of whites who are not part of the very small ruling cabal, the Elite of the anti-racist Anglo-Zionist Empire.

    The Yank WASP making then Negro Numinous does mean that whites despised and/feared by Yank WASP Elites, and their BFF partners the Jews, eventually must be stripped of everything that might provide a cultural foundation, an identity, from which to resist.

    This process, of course, began long before Marx wrote The Communist Manifesto, but once the Brit WASP Empire Part 1 allowed Marx to live his life in, and disseminate his ideas from, London, Marxist analysis of what is wrong with the world in its capitalist phase became mixed with WASP notions of how to treat non-WASP whites.

    I didn’t do that LOL.

  218. It may one day become illegal for whites to vote white, but the media spin on tomorrow’s 2A rally in Va. is that it should also be illegal for whites to peaceably assemble. It must be a hate rally, right?

  219. @syonredux

    Yes, but also unvarnished Reconstruction Radical Republicanism.

    One thing that Trotskyites and Stalinists have always agreed on regarding America is that Reconstruction needed to be doubled or probably tripled in scope and intensity and maintained for at least 20 more years.
     
    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans.....Then a new school of historians arrived.....

    Eric Foner (/ˈfoʊnər/; born February 7, 1943) is an American historian. He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party, African-American biography, Reconstruction, and historiography, and has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982. He is the author of several textbooks commonly used in college-level American history courses across the United States.
     

    Foner is a leading contemporary historian of the Reconstruction period, having published Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877 in 1989 and more than 10 other books on the topic.[1] His online courses on "The Civil War and Reconstruction", published in 2014, are available from Columbia University on ColumbiaX.[2]
     

    Foner was born in New York City, New York, the son of Jewish parents Liza (née Kraitz), a high school art teacher, and historian Jack D. Foner, who was active in the trade union movement and the campaign for civil rights for African Americans. Eric Foner describes his father as his "first great teacher," and recalls how,
     

    deprived of his livelihood while I was growing up, he supported our family as a freelance lecturer. ... Listening to his lectures, I came to appreciate how present concerns can be illuminated by the study of the past—how the repression of the McCarthy era recalled the days of the Alien and Sedition Acts, the civil rights movement needed to be viewed in light of the great struggles of Black and White abolitionists, and in the brutal suppression of the Philippine insurrection at the turn of the century could be found the antecedents of American intervention in Vietnam. I also imbibed a way of thinking about the past in which visionaries and underdogs—Tom Paine, Wendell Phillips, Eugene V. Debs, and W. E. B. Du Bois—were as central to the historical drama as presidents and captains of industry, and how a commitment to social justice could infuse one's attitudes towards the past.[8]

     

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

    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans…..Then a new school of historians arrived…..

    That’s a pretty accurate description of a general trend. The early 20th century historian William Archibald Dunning, who had been revered for half a century for attempting to counteract the standard “history is written by the victors” narrative by analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye, is now dumped into the general (and incredibly convenient) category of white supremacist by a large number of academics (who go by the title of “historian”) for…analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye.

    Eric Foner, by contrast, can be fawned over and celebrated by interviewers of the openly leftist/ socialist publication The Nation and never have his impartiality as an historian questioned even a little.

    • Replies: @Achilles Wannabe
    I was in grad school for history in the 70's. The professors systematically eliminated earlier historians from required reading. The were pushing contemporary books and viewpoints.
  220. “I say, the facts are so firmly determined, that one cannot have any doubt at all, and I stop talking to that person because there is no use”

    Exactly my attitude for 40 years. Then I decided to check a few of the facts. And then a few more. And then a few more after that. Deborah Lipstadt, THE Professor of Holocaust Studies, likes to say that it is “the most documented event in history”. I would like to say that it is the most asserted event in history – asserted in countless books, articles, movies and “documentaries”. If the public ever finds out about how firmly Holocaust facts have been determined, someone better watch out

  221. @J1234

    Pre-1960s American historians typically tended to hold negative views regarding the Radical Republicans…..Then a new school of historians arrived…..
     
    That's a pretty accurate description of a general trend. The early 20th century historian William Archibald Dunning, who had been revered for half a century for attempting to counteract the standard "history is written by the victors" narrative by analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye, is now dumped into the general (and incredibly convenient) category of white supremacist by a large number of academics (who go by the title of "historian") for...analyzing post-civil war reconstruction with a critical eye.

    Eric Foner, by contrast, can be fawned over and celebrated by interviewers of the openly leftist/ socialist publication The Nation and never have his impartiality as an historian questioned even a little.

    I was in grad school for history in the 70’s. The professors systematically eliminated earlier historians from required reading. The were pushing contemporary books and viewpoints.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  222. @SFG
    For some reason they picked him out. My guess is he knows all the right people from his time at Harvard or wherever he went to college.

    The fact that there is a heavily Jewish contingent of Ivy Leaguers pushing this crap in the media does not negate the fact that there are Jews who don't like any of it. But the second group doesn't have the megaphone.

    I do think it is about time – long past actually – when the Jews who do not like the Semitic storyline find their megaphone. Think of how the ordinary German has been criticized by Jews for letting the “Nazi” monopolize the public space.

    • Agree: Charon
  223. @Moses
    Berlatsky.

    Too many of my Fellow Jews believe that our White Gentile American countrymen are always a hair’s breadth away from turning into Cossacks and coming after us Jews with pitchforks.

    It saddens me.

    America is the best deal Jews ever had or will have.

    Do you talk to your fellow Jews about this? Do you talk to media or in any way get your opinion into the public forum? I ask because when I criticize Jewish Power I am often reminded of Jews like you by my fellow gentiles. But I do not SEE or HEAR Jews like you. I only see and hear Jewish Power types. There is a Cossack within white gentiles. More so within blacks and Hispanics but it is there in whites. Just buried very deeply. Let’s not let it get out. I am not threatening you. I am entreating you. White antisemitism really has been growing in the past 20 years. But it is just the recognition by one tribe that another tribe has no sense of boundaries, no respect, no empathy.

  224. @Colin Wright
    '...Belgium’s actions in the Congo...'

    It's irrelevant to your point, but that 'Belgium's actions in the Congo' were genocidal or anything like it is this recent fiction that seems to stem almost entirely from an uncritical reading of the claims in Adam Hochchild's (sp?) King Leopold's Ghost.' He asserts -- almost entirely without evidence and in defiance of the all the logical and logistical probabilities -- that the merry men of the Congo Free State deliberately murdered ten million Congolese.

    They couldn't have, and they wouldn't have. They were a few thousand freebooters, trying to make their fortune -- not kill as many as possible -- in a trackless wilderness. So many tens of thousands killed? Quite likely. A hundred thousand? Could be.

    Ten million? No. That's really the most improbable nonsense -- but it's made its way into 'fact.'

    It's all most annoying.

    The precise numbers thrown out do seem like a meme game. Someone pulls a number out of his rear end and it gets cited and the citations get cited. I don’t think there’s any disagreement that the Congo Free State was a gruesome enterprise, though the precise death toll is not known.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  225. @Bert
    1. The morality of this one depends on how severe the retardation is.
    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany's economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.
    3. Part of the war effort in a war forced on Germany by Britain.
    4. Ditto. The building of autobahns and government sponsorship of a people's car, the Volkswagen, was the pre-war policy regarding movement in Germany.
    5. Continent-wide is untrue. There were no labor camps in France, Spain, Portugal, Greece.
    6. There is substantial documentation that Stalin had nearly completed preparations for an invasion of central and western Europe, and that the German invasion was preemptive to counter that threat.

    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany’s economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.

    ‘Acquired’ through ordinary business and professional activities. To the detriment of native Germans only in the imaginations of people who are damaged.

    • Agree: Desiderius, cthulhu
    • Replies: @Fox
    Art Deco:
    Perhaps your opinion on some occurrences in recent history would be enlightening to some readers of your comments: The complete taking of Eastern Germany by Poland, Russia and in a small part Lithuania, the German areas in Bohemia by the Czechs after they were given free reign in 1945, the German areas in Russia, Yugoslavia, Hungary and Romania after the war, the seizure of German assets in Germany and without its borders after both the first and the second War (remember the great patent haul), including the savings of German maids in Britain after "Versailles" (I think I read that in one of Francis Neilson's books). All of this concerned or concerns people who did not profit big-time from any inflations or speculations.
    The Havara agreement did allow Jews to transfer their assets to Palestine in case of emigration. Seems like a fair measure to me, even if unwelcome in some cases because of a pressure to emigrate. Yet much better than a gang coming with a rifle and driving you off your property as was done by Poles and Czechs to at least 10 - 15 million Germans.
    Your opinion, please!
  226. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    Oh balderdash. It’s unanimous. Everyone agrees that Jay-Z and Lil Kim are right up there with Aeschylus, Vergil, Milton, Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
    'Oh balderdash. It’s unanimous. Everyone agrees that Jay-Z and Lil Kim are right up there with Aeschylus, Vergil, Milton, Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo.'

    Jay-Z and 'Lil Kim' look like mulattoes or quadroons to me. We need to sample some full-on blacks to get a sample of the true potential of the black race.

    To be completely fair, you've got one presentable Supreme Court Justice. However, I submit he represents the far right end of the curve (pun not intended).
  227. @Buck Ransom
    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    Oh balderdash. It's unanimous. Everyone agrees that Jay-Z and Lil Kim are right up there with Aeschylus, Vergil, Milton, Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo.

    ‘Oh balderdash. It’s unanimous. Everyone agrees that Jay-Z and Lil Kim are right up there with Aeschylus, Vergil, Milton, Shakespeare, Dickens and Victor Hugo.’

    Jay-Z and ‘Lil Kim’ look like mulattoes or quadroons to me. We need to sample some full-on blacks to get a sample of the true potential of the black race.

    To be completely fair, you’ve got one presentable Supreme Court Justice. However, I submit he represents the far right end of the curve (pun not intended).

  228. @Art Deco
    By someone who has never lived there. Alinsky was in and out of town in 1964 and instigated the founding of a couple of political action groups that eventually dissipated. The prime mover of one of them was a dentist named George McVey, who is still alive. He's 92 years old.
  229. @Jack D
    What about Smith's? Berlatsky cites Smith as the main support for his views. Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    Why are Berlatskys a problem but not Smiths?

    IQ?

  230. @Art Deco
    2. Confiscation was focused on an ethnically alien group that had acquired disproportionate control of Germany’s economy and culture, much to the detriment of the native Germans.

    'Acquired' through ordinary business and professional activities. To the detriment of native Germans only in the imaginations of people who are damaged.

    Art Deco:
    Perhaps your opinion on some occurrences in recent history would be enlightening to some readers of your comments: The complete taking of Eastern Germany by Poland, Russia and in a small part Lithuania, the German areas in Bohemia by the Czechs after they were given free reign in 1945, the German areas in Russia, Yugoslavia, Hungary and Romania after the war, the seizure of German assets in Germany and without its borders after both the first and the second War (remember the great patent haul), including the savings of German maids in Britain after “Versailles” (I think I read that in one of Francis Neilson’s books). All of this concerned or concerns people who did not profit big-time from any inflations or speculations.
    The Havara agreement did allow Jews to transfer their assets to Palestine in case of emigration. Seems like a fair measure to me, even if unwelcome in some cases because of a pressure to emigrate. Yet much better than a gang coming with a rifle and driving you off your property as was done by Poles and Czechs to at least 10 – 15 million Germans.
    Your opinion, please!

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    My opinion is they lost and so many people were killed in each victors justice was never going to be pretty. But hey, they did pretty well post WWII relative to most of history’s losers. Japan too. No vanquished people ever had it so good.
  231. @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    Right you are. Can’t blame WASPS for everything.

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    Jews, wasps, Muslims, blacks, Catholics, commies. Who’s left?
  232. @istevefan
    The root of the issue for all those proposing this and other changes to our electoral system is the fact Whites break for the GOP in an increasing way. If the White vote tilted democrat, or was just evenly split, we wouldn't hear the need for changes because the dems would easily win making such ridiculous proposals unnecessary.

    The irony is that dems are behaving like children with all these rule change proposals while being on the verge of electoral domination due to the unprecedented demographic transformation of this nation. Within a couple presidential cycles they may obtain control in DC like they have in California. They are literally a few years away from complete victory, which is already baked in the cake, and yet are more agitated at temporary losses now than they were in the 90s. It's like the closer they get to cementing their winning hand, the more aggitated they get when it has not yet come.

    They fear that Trump will convince Enough Blacks to question open borders , which is certainly possible.

    Trump has been able to expose the democrats open border agenda , which resulted in Democrats attacking Trump for trying to reduce illegal immigration. Most blacks would like to see less illegal immigration from Latin America and Asia….They certainly will not be excited to vote for politicians who are more concerned with illegal aliens than American born citizens. If Trump causes the GOP …some of the smarter blacks must realize that importing 60 million Latinos and Asians does not help African-Americans and actually reduces their political power.

  233. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    “ white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    White supremacy as you define it is a concocted scapegoating and rent seeking delusion used by underperforming groups to shift attention and blame away from the most viable blame agent for the group’s comparative failure, the group themselves, to the white ethnic group collectively. It, of course, relies social accommodation of the discredited notion that cultural forces like racism 1) exist; and 2) have power to disrupt people’s lives in significant ways.

    • Agree: Hail
  234. @Jeffbender
    SNark all you want but Voting for Trump was a racist act, though. and of course people are allowed to question you. That's what free speech is for.

    If you vote republican you vote for guns low taxes law enforcement segregation

    white supremacy is, in part, a moral system that posits that white people deserve to be insulated from the predictable consequences of their own actions.

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You guys literally think Blacks are less intelligent than whites

    You mean on average? How could anyone possibly believe that?

  235. What does Noah Berlatsky think should be done to Jews who support Israel to the detriment of the indigneous Palestinian people? Does he think something should be done to the Jews, or is he just another Zionist hypocrite?

  236. @Hhsiii
    Professor smith was at Fordham for 16 years. They then must have foisted him on DePaul. He then caused problems there, he sued them, they settled (some of that story is hilarious; he called a rule against aggressive behavior towards colleagues racist). Now he’s visiting prof in Charm City.

    So sorry, but those are Catholic universities. And Lord Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, also Catholic. Stop blaming my peeps!!

    https://depauliaonline.com/37504/news/following-civil-rights-suit-law-professor-leaves-depaul/

    De Paul is about as Catholic as the current Pope.

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    Nevertheless!

    Lol, when my boss asked why an associate wasn’t billing more hours, I said because he’s a reserve serving in Afghanistan, he answered “Nevertheless”

    And De Paul is at least nominally Catholic. If that defense is allowed then all the WASP complaints are countered by hey they ain’t even Christians. I can’t help it if da pope is some kinda sjw.

  237. @Reg Cæsar

    I don’t mind when Steve goes into the whole Yankee connection between prohibition and suffrage, etc. Most of it, Jake, I’m just kidding around with him. People take it to extremes. Hobby horse.
     
    The only states to reject the Eighteenth Amendment were in New England.


    The suffrage fight was particularly intense in the Northeast precisely because it was controversial there. Opponents were powerful enough to stall. Western states had had women's suffrage for decades-- five in the case of Wyoming and Utah. (Damn Mormons!)

    Somebody here owes Yankees an apology.

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island weren’t very Yankee anymore by the time Prohibition was enacted.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island weren’t very Yankee anymore by the time Prohibition was enacted.
     
    Massachusetts ratified, and fairly early, at that. Still, half the Confederacy and heavily (relatively) Indian Montana and the Dakotas beat them to (outlawing) the punch.



    The other state to reject was Connecticut. The Italians reinforced the Micks on Long Island Sound.

    Literal Rhode Island (i.e., Narragansett) was still Yankee, I think, and might have supported the amendment. So ratification was blocked by Providence Plantations, not Rhode Island.


    Massachusetts, along with Vermont and New Hampshire, ratified the 16th after it had the necessary 36 states. What was that about?

    Connecticut and Rhode Island rejected that one, too. Pennsylvania and Florida just ignored it.
  238. @NJ Transit Commuter
    Someone who writes books about sexual fetishes in comic books is obviously an expert in politics and voting law. He definitely should be placed in charge of deciding who gets to vote in elections.

    Isn’t it great that the MSM editor for some reason turned to an obscure fetish comic enthusiast for the topic of voting?

    It’s a bit like what you can read about the recently deceased Elizabeth Wurzel. Respectful obituaries all over the place, even though she was a quite minor writer and a completely narcissistic PITA who went through friends like nachos on a friday night. Oh, and she also was Jewish.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    It’s a bit like what you can read about the recently deceased Elizabeth Wurzel. Respectful obituaries all over the place, even though she was a quite minor writer and a completely narcissistic PITA who went through friends like nachos on a friday night. Oh, and she also was Jewish.
     
    If she was Jewish, wouldn't she don't on Thursday night?

    Anyway, she made a statement the dairymen among the iSteve commentariat would certainly appreciate:

    She said of her double mastectomy and reconstruction, "It is quite amazing. They do both at the same time. You go in with breast cancer and come out with stripper boobs."

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Wurtzel#Illness_and_death
     
  239. What does Noah Berlatsky think should be done to Jews who support Israel to the detriment of the indigenous Palestinian people? Does he think something should be done to the Jews, or is he just another Zionist hypocrite?

  240. @Fox
    Art Deco:
    Perhaps your opinion on some occurrences in recent history would be enlightening to some readers of your comments: The complete taking of Eastern Germany by Poland, Russia and in a small part Lithuania, the German areas in Bohemia by the Czechs after they were given free reign in 1945, the German areas in Russia, Yugoslavia, Hungary and Romania after the war, the seizure of German assets in Germany and without its borders after both the first and the second War (remember the great patent haul), including the savings of German maids in Britain after "Versailles" (I think I read that in one of Francis Neilson's books). All of this concerned or concerns people who did not profit big-time from any inflations or speculations.
    The Havara agreement did allow Jews to transfer their assets to Palestine in case of emigration. Seems like a fair measure to me, even if unwelcome in some cases because of a pressure to emigrate. Yet much better than a gang coming with a rifle and driving you off your property as was done by Poles and Czechs to at least 10 - 15 million Germans.
    Your opinion, please!

    My opinion is they lost and so many people were killed in each victors justice was never going to be pretty. But hey, they did pretty well post WWII relative to most of history’s losers. Japan too. No vanquished people ever had it so good.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    In the West, yes. In the East, no.
  241. @Hibernian
    De Paul is about as Catholic as the current Pope.

    Nevertheless!

    Lol, when my boss asked why an associate wasn’t billing more hours, I said because he’s a reserve serving in Afghanistan, he answered “Nevertheless”

    And De Paul is at least nominally Catholic. If that defense is allowed then all the WASP complaints are countered by hey they ain’t even Christians. I can’t help it if da pope is some kinda sjw.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
    I was a reserve in Afghanistan myself, 15 years ago.

    Sure, the Catholic Church and especially the Catholic lay alumni who give large sums of money deserve blame for letting De Paul and other Catholic universities go downhill. The alumni are a lot more interested in the sports programs, especially basketball. (Football disappeared from urban Catholic universities with postage stamp sized campuses many years ago.)

    My only American WASP complaints on this thread were towards a few posters who seemed to be proclaiming WASP supremacy; i.e., send everybody back who's descended from anybody who came after 1840.

    I make no secret of the fact that I'm not a fan of the British Empire and British policy towards Ireland pre-1990.
  242. @Alden
    Right you are. Can’t blame WASPS for everything.

    Jews, wasps, Muslims, blacks, Catholics, commies. Who’s left?

  243. @Hhsiii
    My opinion is they lost and so many people were killed in each victors justice was never going to be pretty. But hey, they did pretty well post WWII relative to most of history’s losers. Japan too. No vanquished people ever had it so good.

    In the West, yes. In the East, no.

    • Replies: @Hhsiii
    Oh yeah. Whoops.
  244. @Hibernian
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island weren't very Yankee anymore by the time Prohibition was enacted.

    Massachusetts and Rhode Island weren’t very Yankee anymore by the time Prohibition was enacted.

    Massachusetts ratified, and fairly early, at that. Still, half the Confederacy and heavily (relatively) Indian Montana and the Dakotas beat them to (outlawing) the punch.

    The other state to reject was Connecticut. The Italians reinforced the Micks on Long Island Sound.

    Literal Rhode Island (i.e., Narragansett) was still Yankee, I think, and might have supported the amendment. So ratification was blocked by Providence Plantations, not Rhode Island.

    Massachusetts, along with Vermont and New Hampshire, ratified the 16th after it had the necessary 36 states. What was that about?

    Connecticut and Rhode Island rejected that one, too. Pennsylvania and Florida just ignored it.

  245. @Pericles
    Isn't it great that the MSM editor for some reason turned to an obscure fetish comic enthusiast for the topic of voting?

    It's a bit like what you can read about the recently deceased Elizabeth Wurzel. Respectful obituaries all over the place, even though she was a quite minor writer and a completely narcissistic PITA who went through friends like nachos on a friday night. Oh, and she also was Jewish.

    It’s a bit like what you can read about the recently deceased Elizabeth Wurzel. Respectful obituaries all over the place, even though she was a quite minor writer and a completely narcissistic PITA who went through friends like nachos on a friday night. Oh, and she also was Jewish.

    If she was Jewish, wouldn’t she don’t on Thursday night?

    Anyway, she made a statement the dairymen among the iSteve commentariat would certainly appreciate:

    She said of her double mastectomy and reconstruction, “It is quite amazing. They do both at the same time. You go in with breast cancer and come out with stripper boobs.”

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Wurtzel#Illness_and_death

  246. @Bill Jones
    The core of the problem is immigratiom.

    Between 1880 amd 1920 2 million Noahs immigrated into the US,

    1 million Noahs and 1 million Sarahs, to be more specific.

  247. @J.Ross
    In the West, yes. In the East, no.

    Oh yeah. Whoops.

  248. @The Germ Theory of Disease
    Just out of curiosity...

    What, precisely, was done in "Nazi" (the word is a slur, as I am sure you know) Germany "under color of law" that you find distasteful, or reprehensible, or wrong for any reason? What are your exact reasons for viewing it as such? Just looking for a good solid explanation of some sorts of things which you appear to presume, a priori, without any further explanation, to have been "bad" for some rather atmospheric reason which has not been made clear. You're basically invoking black magick here, or voodoo, or witchcraft or something. What was the reason, or reasons?

    Please note that I am not trying to defend any of the actions of NSDAP Germany, and I'm certainly not endorsing them. I have, effectively, no solidly grounded opinions on the matter. Just treat me like a neutral Martian observer.

    What exactly did these "Nazi" guys do that was so "wrong", in your view? And what was the directionality of this wrong? In other words, WHY was it wrong?

    Take your time.

    Missed this, before.

    So I was right all along: The Germ Theory of Disease was just trolling.

  249. @Hhsiii
    Nevertheless!

    Lol, when my boss asked why an associate wasn’t billing more hours, I said because he’s a reserve serving in Afghanistan, he answered “Nevertheless”

    And De Paul is at least nominally Catholic. If that defense is allowed then all the WASP complaints are countered by hey they ain’t even Christians. I can’t help it if da pope is some kinda sjw.

    I was a reserve in Afghanistan myself, 15 years ago.

    Sure, the Catholic Church and especially the Catholic lay alumni who give large sums of money deserve blame for letting De Paul and other Catholic universities go downhill. The alumni are a lot more interested in the sports programs, especially basketball. (Football disappeared from urban Catholic universities with postage stamp sized campuses many years ago.)

    My only American WASP complaints on this thread were towards a few posters who seemed to be proclaiming WASP supremacy; i.e., send everybody back who’s descended from anybody who came after 1840.

    I make no secret of the fact that I’m not a fan of the British Empire and British policy towards Ireland pre-1990.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    The problem has been the demographic implosion of the religious orders and the intellectual and moral decay of those who remain in them. Between 1965 and 2000, the annual number taking their final vows in the religious orders declined by 90%. A number of orders are deeply corrupt. It's a reasonable inference that the California province of the Jesuit order is a gay cult, and wide swaths of the order are all but apostate. See Anthony Esolen's account of his tangles with the Dominicans who run Providence College. There simply isn't the manpower to maintain these institutions as they were. And, of course, the pool of faithful lay Catholics who might work at these places and study therein is a fraction of what it was in 1962. Maybe 6 million baptized Catholics meet their obligation to have a session in the confessional annually. In 1960, the number who did so was easily 30 million.
    , @hhsiii
    De Paul is actually decent this year in basketball again.

    I went to UNC-Chapel Hill, but my local team is Fordham. Oy.
  250. @Hibernian
    I was a reserve in Afghanistan myself, 15 years ago.

    Sure, the Catholic Church and especially the Catholic lay alumni who give large sums of money deserve blame for letting De Paul and other Catholic universities go downhill. The alumni are a lot more interested in the sports programs, especially basketball. (Football disappeared from urban Catholic universities with postage stamp sized campuses many years ago.)

    My only American WASP complaints on this thread were towards a few posters who seemed to be proclaiming WASP supremacy; i.e., send everybody back who's descended from anybody who came after 1840.

    I make no secret of the fact that I'm not a fan of the British Empire and British policy towards Ireland pre-1990.

    The problem has been the demographic implosion of the religious orders and the intellectual and moral decay of those who remain in them. Between 1965 and 2000, the annual number taking their final vows in the religious orders declined by 90%. A number of orders are deeply corrupt. It’s a reasonable inference that the California province of the Jesuit order is a gay cult, and wide swaths of the order are all but apostate. See Anthony Esolen’s account of his tangles with the Dominicans who run Providence College. There simply isn’t the manpower to maintain these institutions as they were. And, of course, the pool of faithful lay Catholics who might work at these places and study therein is a fraction of what it was in 1962. Maybe 6 million baptized Catholics meet their obligation to have a session in the confessional annually. In 1960, the number who did so was easily 30 million.

  251. @Hibernian
    I was a reserve in Afghanistan myself, 15 years ago.

    Sure, the Catholic Church and especially the Catholic lay alumni who give large sums of money deserve blame for letting De Paul and other Catholic universities go downhill. The alumni are a lot more interested in the sports programs, especially basketball. (Football disappeared from urban Catholic universities with postage stamp sized campuses many years ago.)

    My only American WASP complaints on this thread were towards a few posters who seemed to be proclaiming WASP supremacy; i.e., send everybody back who's descended from anybody who came after 1840.

    I make no secret of the fact that I'm not a fan of the British Empire and British policy towards Ireland pre-1990.

    De Paul is actually decent this year in basketball again.

    I went to UNC-Chapel Hill, but my local team is Fordham. Oy.

  252. @Kevin O'Keeffe
    Noah Berlatsky is a name that will be long remembered. He is the man who wrote the single dumbest political essay in the 50+ year history of the internet. And quite possibly, of all time.

    I have a feeling that this article is going to be read out loud in a courtroom at some point in the future.

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