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From CNN:

Controversial Theodore Roosevelt statue outside of New York museum finds a home in North Dakota

By Laura Studley, CNN

Updated 9:39 PM ET, Sun November 21, 2021

Also, from the New York Post:

Thomas Jefferson statue removed from City Hall after 187 years

By Julia Marsh
November 22, 2021 7:48pm Updated

 
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  1. Rob McX says:

    Deportation of statues signifies a problem that can only be ended by the deportation/separation of peoples.

    • Disagree: Corvinus
  2. It’s not our country anymore. Why should our conquers honor white leaders from the past?

    If whites want to honor our people and our heroes, we’ll have to do it in our own communities. We can’t expect a society that hates us to do it.

    Oh yeah, I forgot. You still believe in your own version of Magic Dirt. Our Magic American Values will save the day.

    Citizenism to the rescue!

    • Disagree: Corvinus
    • Replies: @Moses
    , @profnasty
  3. For those nice people who do not yet realize that the old United States no longer exists as a constitutional republic, WAKE UP!!

  4. Did you guys see the Kyle Rittenhouse interview on Tucker Carlson’s show?

  5. Give them a statue of George Floyd instead.

    …carved by a leading black sculptor.

  6. First they came for Confederate statues,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Confederate.

    Then they came for statues of Founding Fathers,
    and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Founding Father.

    Then they came for my plastic, pink flamingoes,
    and there was no one left to speak for my lawn ornaments.

  7. Bill P says:

    I’m all for rural midwesterners despoiling coastal cities of their riches. Hopefully this is the beginning of a centuries-long trend.

    • Agree: Kronos
    • Replies: @Hannah Katz
  8. Kronos says:

    Should we tell the Abe Lincoln statue to start packing?

    • Replies: @Nathan
  9. zacie says:

    I guess we’re already drawing lines for Civil War 2.0

  10. Nathan says:
    @Kronos

    Yes, just a few short years ago that very statue was a recurring character in a successful series of family films. It was played by Robin Williams!

    And the scary part isn’t thinking about how far things have fallen, it’s realizing that there’s no bottom to this. It started with statues, but what’s next? Anyone wearing glasses, like in Cambodia?

  11. JohnnyD says:

    Maybe, they’ll put up a statue of the great Admiral Rachel Levine…

  12. Dear Medora, North Dakota:

    We’ll be coming for you soon enough.

    Dear white people:

    You can run but you can’t hide.

  13. @JohnnyWalker123

    Rittenhouse was actually more articulate than most of the talking heads paid to be on cable news.

    And he made clear that in supporting BLM he meant that he supported equal justice for all, not burning down cities.

    • Agree: Buzz Mohawk
    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  14. You gotta admit, it’s a wise choice. It’s right off the I-94, in what’s already the south unit of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park, and there’s the Badlands Inn, the Amble Inn, the AmericInn (BY Wyndham!), the Badlands Pizza Parlor, and Boots Bar and Grill all conveniently nearby. I’m guessing the Amble Inn is cheaper than the equivalent in NY City too!

    I’ve also taken the northern route, the US number 2 across and then the US-12, south of the I-94 another time. When you go out west, get off the damn interstate and see more… unless you want to see the statue, of course.

    • Replies: @Barnard
    , @LP5
  15. Anonymous[950] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Then they came for my plastic, pink flamingoes,
    and there was no one left to speak for my lawn ornaments.

    You think that’s bad? I still have a couple of black jockeys in my front yard. They’re antiques!

    Been with my family since the good ol’ days! They’ve been guarding our property since the yanks came riding into town like they owned the place!

    I’ll tell you what, sir: ain’t nothing sacred since the night they drove old Dixie down! ☹️

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
  16. Mr. Anon says:

    Controversial Theodore Roosevelt statue outside of New York museum finds a home in North Dakota

    Not the use of the word “controversial”. Was it really controversial? Or was it just a handful of loudmouths who managed to gain a little influence who objected to it. If a million people are for something and a 100 people are against it, is the thing really “controversial”?

    This is a common tectic of the dishonest media (by which I mean, pretty much, the media). Label something that’s not really controversial as controversial in order to start a campaign against it.

    • Replies: @Zachary Smith
  17. @Nathan

    What, with contacts and all, the next Pol Pot is going to have to handle it differently. He’ll likely start off with people who comment a lot on The Unz Review, then come to get them and get a part of his arm blown off.

    • LOL: mike99588
  18. Neat solution. It leaves a place where it isn’t wanted, and goes to another which presumably desires it.

    • Replies: @mike99588
  19. Clyde says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Finally you post a random comment that is useful.

    • Agree: JohnnyWalker123
    • Disagree: Paleo Liberal
    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  20. Clyde says:
    @Colin Wright

    Give them a statue of George Floyd instead.
    …carved by a leading black sculptor.

    And failing this, the funders can find the same Chinese Sculptor who hashed up MLK for the National Mall, to look like Mao Tse Tung.

    • Replies: @Richard B
  21. I’m no fan of TR, but I don’t see why the stupid Republicans keep giving free throws to the evil Democrats.

    • President TR for President FDR.
    • General Grant for General Lee.
    • Governor Ronald Reagan for Governor Earl Warren.
    • Senator Blackburn for Governor Blackface.
    • Oil drilling not allowed in the Arctic, but allowed off Nantucket.
    • Columbus Day for MLK Day.
    • Disenfranchisement of women in return for men.

    • Replies: @Woodsie
  22. Both of these removals were intended as insults and nothing else.

    • Agree: mc23, TWS
  23. @JohnnyWalker123

    I am really impressed with how poised and articulate this kid is. I was an idiot at that age.

  24. @Nathan

    That’s right, I remember, the statue came alive. Good family movie, enjoyed it a lot. These vandals have no souls.

  25. @Mr. Anon

    Not the use of the word “controversial”. Was it really controversial?

    I suggest you read a decent biography of the first Roosevelt. The man was a rich spoiled brat, very much like George “Codpiece Commander” Bush. By an odd coincidence, the two of them became President 100 years apart.

    As assistant secretary of the Navy, Roosevelt actively worked to start the Spanish American War. He sold the Kingdom of Korea down the river to Japan by ignoring a US treaty with that nation. He stole Panama from Columbia rather than negotiate a mutually agreeable deal. Check him out for yourself.

    His body count wasn’t nearly as high as the Texas Twit, and he did set aside all those parks. And he didn’t become President by means of the Supreme Court. Roosevelt … Bush – the call may well be in favor of TR, but both were jerks.

  26. As a symbol of the end of the United States, this retroactive cancel culture is disturbing. But it shows explicitly the status quo that we can’t ignore. Anyway, Teddy’s statue will be appreciated in North Dakota in a way it no longer can be in New York.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  27. Anonymous[691] • Disclaimer says:
    @Zachary Smith

    What’s wrong with Teddy Roosevelt getting the Panama Canal for his own country? America made it happen anyway.

    But beyond that, it’s like hating white settlers for “stealing” land from Native Americans. I mean, whose side are you on?

    Unless you’re a citizen of Columbia.

  28. Mr. Anon says:
    @PhysicistDave

    And he made clear that in supporting BLM he meant that he supported equal justice for all, not burning down cities.

    It was implied that he supports equal justice for all. I’m sure he does. He never actually said he supported BLM. He said that he supported their right to protest. The overwhelming majority of people believe that “black lives matter” in so far as they are people and people’s lives matter. BLM is an overtly Marxist organization; there are lots of good reasons for not supporting BLM. Even so, one can believe that they have a right to protest.

  29. @Etruscan Film Star

    Anyway, Teddy’s statue will be appreciated in North Dakota in a way it no longer can be in New York.

    Teddy and Trump are the only presidents born in the city.

    We spent a night in Medora last year. Practically nobody lives there; it’s all businesses. There. was something that looked like a school, but it may have been a day care.

    Rapid City now boasts a corner statue of every president, save the last two or three. That was actually more interesting than Mount Rushmore, which was under construction for 2020. They sure timed that right!

    • Replies: @Woodsie
    , @kaganovitch
  30. Mr. Anon says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Roosevelt … Bush – the call may well be in favor of TR, but both were jerks.

    I entirely agree. I think Roosevelt was highly overrated. As a proponent of overseas empire, he helped set America on its course to destruction. He always seemed to me to have been a tiresome busy-body. I don’t admire him. But the “controversy” over him is entirely due to a few leftists not liking him because he was a white old-stock American, not because he was a neocon Avant la lettre.

    • Agree: kaganovitch
    • Replies: @Ganderson
    , @Art Deco
  31. Anonymous[263] • Disclaimer says:

    When will George Washington be Damned and Obliterated in the Roman fashion?

    When will Martin Luther King be appointed the new Father of the Nation?

  32. Off-topic, off-meds: who’da thunk Sweden would honor sex differences more than France? Sweden, which now conscripts women.

    Let’s protect our daughters! A French mother documents a growing resistance movement against the trans ideology

  33. Moses says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    It’s not our country anymore. Why should our conquers honor white leaders from the past?

    Yes. This.

    Our non-White conquerors don’t care about Jefferson, Washington, Roosevelt et al. Why should they? It’s not their history. It’s not their people.

    How many Native American holidays, events or historical figures can you name? How many Native American hero statues do you see?

    Would Japan be Japan if Japanese were replaced with Mestizos, dot Indians and Haitians? Would it matter if we still called it “Japan”?

    America is bleeding out, dying out.

  34. @Zachary Smith

    Unlike other people who have started wars in the US, he admitted it, and actually fought in it.

  35. Anonymous[225] • Disclaimer says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    This kid is what Herrnstein (and Murray?) were talking in code about in TBC. I can’t even find thr article from Yggdrasil’s library, the link is down. I should have asked Ron Unz to host it here – those articles were great

    In any case, for those who hadn’t read the article, it was about how H&M were concerned about high IQ whites that weren’t going to university, they had the IQ to do something but not the indoctrination.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  36. Rob McX says:
    @Mr. Anon

    After Rittenhouse shot killed two whites, suddenly BLM supporters got converted to the “all lives matter” side.

    • Replies: @Brian Reilly
  37. Hhsiii says:
    @Nathan

    They’ll come for anyone not wearing glasses. Revenge of the nerds. 20/20 vision and you played varsity hockey? Not looking good.

    • Agree: Hugo Silva
  38. @Zachary Smith

    He stole Panama from Columbia rather than negotiate a mutually agreeable deal.

    We South Carolinians have never forgiven him for that!!

    • LOL: Old and Grumpy
  39. @Rob McX

    Rob, I think it is more accurate to say that after Mr. Rittenhouse dispatched a couple hired violent idiots with extreme prejudice that suddenly “protesting” people were converted to the idea that MY life matters.

    A couple dozen (max) dead idiots, early in the game, is all it would have taken to end the looting all over the country. And it would have to be accomplished not by the worse-than-useless police (capping a couple of them would end the riot as well, or at least the boys in blue would be in the scrum instead of sitting with their thumbs up their asses) but by people with real skin in the game, volunteers. Like Rittenhouse.

    Think about that when or if these paid mutts come into your town, and the cops encourage you to roll over for them. Remember that cops primarily want to keep getting paid, and could not care less about protecting and serving.

  40. @Buzz Mohawk

    As a Floridian, I’m concerned about attacks on pink plastic lawn art. Very concerned.

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
  41. Did Teddy charge up Mt. Rushmore?

    Seriously, read River Doubt then decide if we (non-woke) want to exile his statue or do we want to defend it.

    • Replies: @mc23
    , @Paperback Writer
  42. @Bill P

    Yes, but in North Dakota? Ever been there in the winter? More often than not, the weatherman says, “Better bring in the brass monkeys tonight, folks!”

  43. Clyde says:

    OT in the UK Daily Mail today>>
    DOJ to pay \$130M to Parkland massacre families after FBI failed to investigate tip that student Nikolas Cruz was planning a mass school shooting.

    ********Off the top of my head, this comes out to nine-ten million to each family.

    Another Mail headline>>>
    WHY was Darrell Brooks even on the streets? Waukesha Christmas parade killer with 22-year rap sheet was bailed TWICE this year alone and had bond lowered from \$7,000 to just \$500 in February: Cops admit they have NO motive for rampage either

    ********** No motive? He hated white people. Even idiots can see this.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Seneca44
  44. Woodsie says:
    @Abolish_public_education

    We gave up Lincoln’s Birthday for MLK, and reduced Washington’s Birthday to President’s Day in the bargain. Dump MLK and re-instate Honest Abe and the Father of Our Country, and while you’re we’re at it, stop dumping on Columbus (whose “Day” has been replaced in half the country already), the Wrong Way Corrigan of his time. It is more than ironic that Chris was originally honored with his own national holiday as a civil rights-type p.r. stunt to mollify Italian Americans after the lynching of nearly a dozen suspected members of The Black Hand in New Orleans.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  45. Woodsie says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Mount Rushmore… under construction for 2020.

    Prepping for the addition of The Donald?

  46. Ganderson says:
    @Mr. Anon

    A mixed bag, to be sure, at least he went off to fight in the war he championed/provoked. My beef is that he was the first big government president ( yeah, I know about Lincoln…), vastly expanding its reach, kinda like his distant cousin a few decades later.

    My favorite quote about him, possibly apocryphal, is that he was a bull who brought his own china shop around with him. And, he WAS spoiled rich kid, but he wasn’t a pussy. He would have kicked the shit out of “Corn Pop”.

    • Replies: @Alfa158
    , @GeraldB
  47. Woodsie says:

    TR may be credited with/accused of creating the American Empire, but no more or less than Jefferson (Louisiana Purchase) or Monroe (Monroe Doctrine); none the less he was one of the Great Men of his time, called the Man of the Twentieth Century at its outset. And his place at the museum was appropriate considering his contribution to the field. I happened to be in Oyster Bay, NY, this weekend (he is buried there, and his estate at Sagamore Hill is a National Landmark). Proud of their native son, the town sports a fine equestrian statue.

    • Agree: Old Prude
    • Replies: @Cortes
  48. Mike Tre says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    “This case has nothing to do with race…I support the BLM movement…”

    His cucking to BLM won’t save him, if it’s fear that motivated him to say that. If he is being sincere, then his efforts were all in vain.

    Unfortunate.

  49. prosa123 says:

    Destroying the statue would be a more merciful outcome. Instead, it’s going from an ultra-high-profile location to an obscure corner of an obscure state. In fact, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, North Dakota is the least visited state, defined as the one that the lowest percentage of US residents have ever seen (Florida is the most visited). I see this as a deliberate insult.

    There’s actually another case of NYC getting rid of an embarrassing statue by moving it out of sight. In 1922, the installation of a statue called Civic Virtue at City Hall became hugely controversial for its depiction of a skyclad man stomping on two female figures. In 1940 the city moved it to a municipal building in Queens, and then ten years ago it got hauled off to the sculptor’s gravesite in a Brooklyn cemetery.

  50. David says:
    @Mr. Anon

    “I’m not a racist person,” Rittenhouse said. “I support the BLM movement. I support peacefully demonstrating.”

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
  51. Bolsheviks did it, too. But, they replaced them with two sets of monuments: culturally significant figures, by then a bit marginalized; and with new mythologized Communist heroes, elevated to the rank of sanctity.

    Needless to say, most of the 2nd type monuments were gone after 1991.

    The problem with the woke is they don’t have figures of the first type. And they even don’t have the second type “heroes”, some pathetic, but still, in their perverted ways, heroic commissars. Antifa & BLM have only criminals, dopeheads, thugs & idiots.

    And they’ll be all removed when this lunacy burns itself out.

  52. I’m surprised there is no movement to tear down the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. I mean, slave owners. Right?

  53. @Mike Tre

    And what did you do during the riots last summer, Mr. Tre?

  54. @Buzz Mohawk

    I was impressed, too. Frankly, though I supported him, I’d misjudged him as something of a dummy. He’s nothing of the sort.

    I also loved the way he reamed those two MAGA vultures, Wood and Pierce. Mark Richards mentioned something about them as well. I think they may still have their mitts on his bail fund. I don’t know the details, though.

    I want him to go onto as normal a life as he can have but I also want him to Sandmann media outlets who keep lying about him.

    BTW most of those monsters still haven’t said a word about Waukesha. But we expected that.

    • Agree: Buzz Mohawk, S. Anonyia
  55. Teddy Roosevelt took on the corporations and won. I guess I see why he is being purged in our corporate-kleptocracy dictatorship. Wonder how long until we can no longer call the teddy bear teddy?

  56. Cortes says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    All is not lost, Shirley:

    • LOL: Buzz Mohawk
  57. @David

    “I intend to sue the m-fcking pants off all those m’fckers who lied about me.”

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  58. Richard B says:
    @Clyde

    And failing this, the funders can find the same Chinese Sculptor who hashed up MLK for the National Mall, to look like Mao Tse Tung.

    That was hardly a random accident. Blacks have long been a proxy of Jewish Supremacy Inc. and JSI and The CCP (both Asiatic, where conspiratorial behavior is an ancient art form they’re proud of) are pretty much dividing the world up between them.

    So anything having to do with anything from riots, to electing a new people, to replacing statues, is going to mirror that reality in a very calculated way. Just like the arranged marriage (very Asiatic, and in the West very pre-modern) between Mark Zuckerberg and his wife.

    The West might have made it were it not for the double-whammy of The Population Explosion and The Communications Revolution. Robert Browning said the latter would be the death knell of the West and Ortega spelled out better than anyone that the former was the nail in the coffin. It just took 100 years or more for the reality to catch up with the beneficiaries of those two disasters.

    • Thanks: Etruscan Film Star
  59. Charlottesville, VA is seriously considering havining their recently removed staues (generals Lee and Jackson; Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea) melted down, lest they be displayed elsewhere. If they don’t want no history, you can’t have no history. Any questions?
    And, yes, the idea is to have some POC forge the resultant ingots into a more acceptable work of public art; no doubt, some ghastly pile of junk to symbolize how awful the USA is. Experts can then write papers about how meaningful it all is. Catch phrase: “This is who we are.”

    • Replies: @Richard B
  60. Barnard says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Another article I read said they are adding a Teddy Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora set to open in 2026. I would guess the library proactively pursued getting the statue which was a good move for them. Hopefully they are able to raise enough money to stay on schedule.

    https://www.trlibrary.com/

    • Agree: Jack Armstrong
  61. mc23 says:
    @James Speaks

    Brian Keith does a great portrayal of TDR in the move The Wind and the Lion.
    I thought it had to have been done for dramatic effect but it was intriguing and I looked into TDR’s life. I came to conclusion that the actor nailed his character. Roosevelt’s life was a Soap Opera of action and adventure.

  62. Cortes says:
    @Woodsie

    There’s a good translation of the Nicaraguan Ruben Darío’s poem “To Roosevelt” at

    https://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/slatta/hi216/documents/dario.htm

  63. @Mr. Anon

    BLM is an overtly Marxist organization

    Maoist. Or Khmerist.

    The Birch Society once seemed mad for suggesting that Communists were puppets of an international oligarchy. Now it’s almost obvious.

    • Agree: mike99588
    • Replies: @Jack Armstrong
  64. @Clyde

    How is this useful?

    Someone from a Republican news outlet speculates on a Democratic president.

    This is no more useful than left-wing journalists who speculated on Trump.

    As far as pundits’ predictions go, someone had a chimp make predictions with a dartboard that were more accurate than many pundits. I think that was back in the late 1990s when many pundits, and every conservative pundit, predicted that Bill Clinton wouldn’t finish out his term.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    , @Getaclue
  65. @Woodsie

    …and reduced Washington’s Birthday to President’s Day in the bargain.

    On the surface. The underlying law has never changed.

  66. Jack D says:
    @Clyde

    This is just Biden being generous with your money – Democrats love to be generous with other people’s money.

    The law has always been that the government is not liable for shoddy police work. First of all, they didn’t commit the crime and 2nd if the government had to pay every time the cops failed to follow up on a tip or the cops responded to the wrong address or whatever, there wouldn’t be enough money to pay for all the damages.

  67. songbird says:

    Seem to recall that Teddy spoke of blacks in both very laudatory and condemnatory terms. And I think it was the same blacks (those in the army that went to Cuba.)

    I’m scratching my head, in order to try to explain the difference. Maybe, the positive stuff was in a speech, and the negative stuff in a book? Different audiences? Or maybe, he changed his platform, and the positive stuff came later?

    IIRC, he changed his opinion on Marx and Engels, from negative to positive, which I always thought was pretty shocking.

  68. LP5 says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Combine that trip to Medora, North Dakota with a swing by Sturgis, South Dakota next August. You’ll see a little more of America and Americans. Don’t forget Mount Rushmore.

    https://sturgis.com

    • Replies: @Jack Armstrong
  69. If we ever re-take the country, relocating statues of leftist heroes to the county dump, and renaming placenames and streets back to normal names; and restoring the statues of great Americans; should be one of the first acts.

  70. @Mike Tre

    You’re being dramatic, all this tells me is that Rittenhouse is a blue pill conservative. Which means absolutely nothing the media has claimed about him is true.

    At 18 he’s hardly cemented his personal beliefs.

  71. prosa123 says:
    @mc23

    Roosevelt’s life was a Soap Opera of action and adventure.

    Yet a short life. He lived only to 60, and in his final years was a doddering old man, physically more like an 85-year-old.

    His 1913 South American expedition greatly aged him. He spent most of the time deathly ill with some sort of fever, and would have died without the tireless efforts of his 20-something son Kermit at keeping him alive. His body was left greatly weakened and he deteriorated for the rest of his life. Interestingly, while Kermit was physically fine despite the rigors of the trip, something snapped inside his head. He struggled with alcohol and depression for many years and shot himself when he was in his early 50’s.

    • Replies: @Muggles
  72. Off topic:……………..Tucker Carlson obviously coached Kyle Rittenhouse to say that he likes Black Lives Matter..

    • Disagree: mike99588, Jack Armstrong
    • Replies: @Jack Armstrong
  73. @Paleo Liberal

    … someone had a chimp make predictions with a dartboard that were more accurate than many pundits.

    That was a simulation of a monkey picking stocks. Your idea is a good analogy, one dear to my heart (especially regarding investment analysts.)

  74. Getaclue says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    Biden’s demented and a puppet–front man for NWO Neo-Bolsheviks who are hiding behind him as they vandalize and destroy the USA to bring in the NWO (Satanic) Great Reset Agenda –by the time they are done with him and he is disposed of the USA will be Venezuela like or much worse– hopefully disgusting Leftists who think this is great get the full slam of what is coming that they brought on us all, the only upside….

  75. Alfa158 says:
    @Ganderson

    That’s an understatement.
    Ken Burns did one of his interminable documentaries on him. When Teddy was President, one of his ideas for recreation was participating in amateur boxing matches he held in the White House. Teddy lost most of the vision in his left eye after taking a punch, so he decided boxing matches were too dangerous. He switched to holding judo matches! I don’t think even Putin participates in boxing matches in the salon of the Presidential Palace.
    The documentary included a blurry photo of Roosevelt in his judogi throwing someone onto the hardwood floor. Even looking at the photo made me wince.

  76. GeraldB says:
    @Ganderson

    My favorite quote about him came from the Speaker of the House, who said TR had “no more use for the Constitution than a tomcat has for a marriage license”.

    • LOL: Escher
  77. @Reg Cæsar

    Rapid City now boasts a corner statue of every president, save the last two or three.

    The Vaes Dothrak of the USA.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  78. Different people, different culture, different history, different heroes.

    Why would anyone expect anything different?

  79. nebulafox says:
    @JohnnyWalker123

    He’s an 18 year old who hasn’t, to the best of my knowledge, displayed a interest in politics in his past life. People freaking out about this need to get a grip. It’s not like he’s saying he approves of CRT or wokeism.

    Personally, I think he handled things well-especially in his allusion to prosecutorial misconduct. This is a wise issue for the Right to embrace.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  80. mike99588 says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Teddy is free from the associated commies at last.

    Hyde Park was primarily for FDR and Eleanor, FDR’s hometown.

    In 100 years Teddy’s statue is more likely to be ok in ND than Hyde Park. We all know NYC is likely going to be a bigger disaster than Kurt Russell’s movie, and I’m not too sanguine about the 100 mile radius around NYC, probably being eventually stripped.

  81. @LP5

    I hope they take the time to stop for a selfie with the World’s Largest (concrete) Buffalo in Jamestown, ND. Just off I-94 ‘bout four hours east of Memora.

    • Replies: @Fidelios Automata
  82. @War for Blair Mountain

    He was coached by his lawyers — civil suits are coming.

    • Replies: @mike99588
    , @Ben tillman
  83. @Reg Cæsar

    Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos is donating \$100 million to the Obama Foundation in honor of Congressman John Lewis, a hero of the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s who died last year, the foundation said on Monday.

    As part of the gift, Bezos has asked that the plaza at the Obama Presidential Center be named the John Lewis Plaza, the foundation said in a statement.

    “Freedom fighters deserve a special place in the pantheon of heroes, and I can’t think of a more fitting person to honor with this gift than John Lewis,” Bezos said in the statement.

    Hmmm.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  84. Pixo says:

    BLM martyr narrative collapse concept hits the MSM!

    “ Since the video of a police officer firing seven shots into Blake’s back went viral in August 2020 — a moment when anger over the killing of George Floyd was still at its peak around the country — much of the media and political world has insisted on seeing the incident through the prism of Black Lives Matter. More than a year later, Wisconsin Democrats remain committed to that template, even though much of the original narrative surrounding the shooting of Blake has been discredited by subsequent investigations.”

    https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/11/22/wisconsin-democrats-kenosha-problem-523196

    • Replies: @Jack D
  85. Old Prude says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Teddy lived a large life, filled from start to finish with adventure and manliness. There are always small wheedling men willing to denigrate great men like Teddy, Winston and Abe. Sorry, no sale, Mr. Smith. There are good reasons people made statues of the man, and good reasons why he is on Mt. Rushmore.

    To compare Theodore Roosevelt to W. is to compare FDR to Obama: Giants to gnats.

  86. @Buzz Mohawk

    The stock picking chimp was the more famous chimp.

    The pundit chimp was a copycat, or perhaps copy chimp, experiment, to capitalize on the fame of the stock picker.

    There was a left wing blogger, now deceased, called “Bartcop” who loved poking fun at pundits he disliked by comparing their predictions to the pundit chimp.

    Thanks for bringing up the stock picking chimp. That was a classic, and the OG Chimp!

  87. @nebulafox

    We left wingers will say, somewhat glibly and often unfairly, that right wingers only care about reform of our justice system when right wingers are involved.

    To be honest, I am a bit skeptical of the motives of some of my fellow left wingers who seem to want to throw all their ideals out the window when right wingers are involved.

    There are still left wingers furious at Gerry Spence because of his work on the Ruby Ridge case.

    The fact is, Gerry Spence was a left winger who firmly believed that ALL defendants have rights, even if he disagrees with their politics.

    The fact is, the FBI acted like Mafia thugs in Ruby Ridge.

    The fact is, we either have civil liberties for all of us or none of us are free

    • Thanks: Muggles
    • Replies: @Art Deco
  88. I remember hearing that “teddy bears” were named after TR. who as an advid hunter, probably shot bears, and deer and moose and buffalo, but he did a lot to establish our National Park system.* We have the TR inaugural site in Buffalo. Maybe a bust there. We should dig a big pit, dig up the bones of all our historical figures and throw them in. Leave the pit open so you can stop by to piss on their bones. Tell schumer, pelosi, durbin, mcconnel,cuomo,lightfoot,di blasio, et al to save on their burial plans. We’re saving room for you. * Interior Deptment has found 100s of locations in the USA with the verboten word “squaw” in them. Working on changing those now. Stay save and I propose no statues to our host.

  89. Luke Lea says:

    As long as they don’t destroy those statues they can always be returned to their places. I see this as a great rallying cry, the way to begin a new Restoration.

    In the case of Jefferson in particular, people lose sight of the fact that he was born into a slaveholding society. He had no choice in the matter and, in fact, later in life it was clear that had he dared to free his slave (which unfortunately he literally could not afford to do on account of his debts) he would have been run out of Virginia society. So rather than condemning Jefferson over the issue of slavery, he should be celebrated for penning the words that are inscribed on the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC

    There is so much ammunition here. All that is lacking is the right figure to lead it.

    • Replies: @profnasty
  90. profnasty says:

    I paean the Rosenfelt statute.
    He was the firestarter for the abominable 20th Century.
    The sunufabitch installed woodrow wilson.

  91. Art Deco says:
    @Zachary Smith

    And he didn’t become President by means of the Supreme Court.

    Neither did Bush. The federal Supreme Court instructed the Florida Supreme Court that they could not continue to modify the tabulation rules over space and time until they got the result they wanted. Time’s up.

    He stole Panama from Columbia

    He did nothing of the kind. Panama was pleased to secede from Colombia and there has been zero manifest sentiment in Panama for being re-attached to Colombia at any time since. There was manifest separatist sentiment in Panama from the 1840s onward. NB, then as now, Panama could not be reached overland from any population center in Colombia. It was like an island.

    Partisan Democrats start every paragraph with a lie or a false accusation.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  92. Jack D says:
    @Pixo

    Are you saying that the MSM got the narrative wrong? YOU are wrong. They got the Narrative 100% right. The Narrative and the truth are two different things. If the facts do not fit the Narrative, the Narrative must prevail, every time.

    The Narrative is like the Bed of Procrustes – the facts must be made to fit. If they don’t they must be stretched or trimmed. Trayvon Martin is a 6 foot tall ghetto thug who wears ghetto style tooth grills? No problem, print angelic photos of him as a 12 year old. Michael Brown tried charge a cop like a raging bull? No problem, say that he had his hands up and was pleading with the cop not to shoot him. Etc.

    You see, the Narrative is what really counts. Who actually gives a shit about POS’s like Martin and Brown and Blake and Floyd? No one, usually not even their own families while they are alive. POS’s like them are a dime a dozen in the ghetto – other blacks shoot thugs like them every day in every ghetto in America over insignificant beefs and no one blinks an eye. They only become useful as Narrative serving pawns once they are dead.

    • Thanks: Johann Ricke
  93. profnasty says:
    @Luke Lea

    A story.
    Ted, when President, wanted to see a now rare American buffalo. After a long search they found one; standing alone on the Prarie.
    Theodore Roosevelt, being what he was, shot it.
    That is all you need to know about the Roosevelt family.

  94. Muggles says:

    Tearing down statues of former government leaders often happens after a violent revolution.

    Are they not telling us something? Is something going on?

  95. @JohnnyWalker123

    Fox News’ Brit Hume Doesn’t Think Biden Will Serve Full Term in Office: He’s ‘Clearly Deteriorating’ and ‘Senile’

    This is true but it’s been obvious now for a while and the signs were there in the campaign for people open to the notion (while Biden was kept away from the public as much as possible).

    You have to think that Biden is being given top level medical care including the best pharmaceutical cocktails necessary to slow his deterioration and suppress his symptoms. I really do think that modern medicine can wring another three years out of this bag of bones, while there is probably no constituency for a 25th Amendment type of relief of Biden from power other than Kamala, which probably means that the cabinet is against it solely for that reason.

  96. Kylie says:
    @Colin Wright

    Let them make do with this sculpture (“monument”) of Joe Louis’s fist made by a Mexican, located in the city once unironically known as the “Paris of the Midwest”.

    https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/19607

  97. Art Deco says:
    @Mr. Anon

    As a proponent of overseas empire, he helped set America on its course to destruction.

    The McKinley and Roosevelt Administrations acquired eight pieces of territory, one of which was almost immediately disgorged. Two of the remainder had populations which at the time they were acquired summed to about 16,000. A fourth was never intended to be retained permanently and was disgorged > 70 years ago. The land of a fifth was bought up via eminent domain procedures and populated with American colonists who had precise jobs there; it never had more than 60,000 residents and was disgorged > 40 years ago. Hawaii had in 1898 a polyglot population of about 130,000 and has never had any separatist sentiment of much significance.

    Ethnic Filipinos currently account for a whopping 1.1% of the population of the United States and mainland Puerto Ricans 1.6%. The latter have been a problem population, but that’s on account of one decision made just before Roosevelt’s death (granting them citizenship and the right to migrate to the mainland, not exercised much until a generation after Roosevelt’s death) and one > 40 years after his death during the Kennedy-Johnson Administration (plying them with welfare benefits which were in that local context absurdly generous). Hawaii Japanese are not destroying the United States.

    • Replies: @ATBOTL
    , @Mr. Anon
  98. Art Deco says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    The fact is, the FBI acted like Mafia thugs in Ruby Ridge.

    No they didn’t. La Cosa Nostra hit men are in and out in intervals which can be measured in seconds and seldom injure bystanders, much less pregnant women and juveniles. Mafia goons have a history of using strong-arm tactics on innocents to take control of businesses (licit and illicit), take control of union locals, and to build protection rackets. Otherwise, they tend to avoid disagreeable dealings with people who are not members or associates of one sort or another. Nothing of interest to any gangster on Mr. Weaver’s rural property.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke, JMcG
  99. Muggles says:
    @prosa123

    Yet a short life. He lived only to 60, and in his final years was a doddering old man, physically more like an 85-year-old.

    Yes, it is shocking to see photos towards the end and realize he died at 60.

    Prior to modern cardiac medicine (and far more knowledge about health) men often died in their 50s or early 60s. Teddy R. had the best doctors money could buy.

    There is a reason that Bismarck made unified Germany’s retirement age for men (and pensions) age 65. Few lived that long.

    FDR did the same for Social Security. Now of course soon you’ll need to be 70 before full benefits are awarded.

    Women usually lived longer than men (still do). Of course heavy smoking and bulking up were signs of manliness back then.

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    , @prosa123
  100. Muggles says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    As should be known to readers of this blog, random stocks above a certain capitalization usually outperform “managed portfolios” over a ten year period.

    So the “dartboard portfolio” as one business columnist used to do annually, is a pretty good thing.

    There are a tiny number of fund managers who can outperform the market averages given the same risk ranges. Over a ten year (or even shorter) period.

    Which is why mutual funds usually are specialized in some way.

    This market research was done in the 60s and early 70s, still holds up.

    Beating “beta” (the risk equivalent market basket of random stocks values) is the gold standard of money managers. Few do.

    So yes, a chimp can outperform a Whiz Kid.

    So now money guys specialize in different market segments, foreign/domestic, large cap/ small cap, and most money is in generic Index Funds or close to those. Private equity, REITs, etc.

  101. @Jack D

    Are you saying that the MSM got the narrative wrong? YOU are wrong. They got the Narrative 100% right. The Narrative and the truth are two different things. If the facts do not fit the Narrative, the Narrative must prevail, every time.

    Yes. There are stories we hear about, and newsworthy stories we never hear about or only hear about for a single news cycle before they’re swept under the rug.

    The Narrative consists of those stories we actually hear about from among the millions of others which make the best fodder for it; if there are facts and details that are inconvenient or contested, they simply don’t report them or report the side of the contest that they favor. Michael Brown had his hands up and was surrendering by saying “don’t shoot” in the telling of his criminal compatriot and contrary to the report of Wilson and other eyewitnesses. The Press repeated the claims of the criminal without identifying its source and compromised credibility.

    The Narrative is like the Bed of Procrustes – the facts must be made to fit. If they don’t they must be stretched or trimmed. Trayvon Martin is a 6 foot tall ghetto thug who wears ghetto style tooth grills? No problem, print angelic photos of him as a 12 year old. Michael Brown tried charge a cop like a raging bull? No problem, say that he had his hands up and was pleading with the cop not to shoot him. Etc.

    It’s likely much worse than this – I think it’s the common practice now that when something happens that could feed the narrative, left activists get on the scene quickly and help control the flow of information to Press outlets. Normies think that those civil rights attorneys “hired by the fambly” are just ambulance chasers out for a big payday. Well, they’re that, but they’re also a source of Narrative for the Press. Naturally, a false but politically salient Narrative repeated in the Press helps them extract cash from municipalities who may want to keep rioting to an absolute minimum.

  102. Art Deco says:
    @Jack Armstrong

    It’s another indication that Bezos is something of an idiot-savant. Builds an extraordinary business, then squanders his reputation being malicious and stupid.

    Lewis was a back bench member of Congress of no special distinction but one: he’d grown up in abnormally impecunious circumstances for a member of Congress. (Gov. LePage of Maine was practically a street urchin as a youngster, but that interests no one). He was a replaceable part: any random pol from Atlanta could have performed as well or better (a head case like Cynthia McKinney excepted). The only reason he might have had to remain in office past 2007 (when he was eligible for Social Security, Medicare, and a satisfactory pension) would be to use his salary to provide subsidies to his many siblings. He had only one child and died without any grandchildren.

    NB, the Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating Committee was over its existence (1960-68) run by seven people. One died quite young of an odd illness, three appear to have spent their adult lives on the patronage of higher education centers or NGOs of one sort or another, and two went into public office (but also had time on the higher ed / NGO dole). The two in public office were the ever meh Mr. Lewis and Marion Barry. Of all the core city mayors in the top-20 metropolitan centers over the last sixty years, Marion Barry may have been the most destructive, or the most after Coleman Young. Did I mention that one SNCC Chairman did open his own business? That was Rap Brown, who had 20-odd years as a grocer in Atlanta. For unaccountable reasons, the 57 year old Mr. Brown murdered a police officer in 2000 and is now doing life-without-parole in Reidsville, Ga.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    , @David In TN
  103. People here in the Dakotas love T.R., so it’s a good fit.

    Shame about the rest of the country gettin’ debauched, however.

  104. mike99588 says:
    @Jack Armstrong

    Somehow, I don’t think the 6 closest “victims” are likely to collect a cent.

    9 yr olds favorite Anal Man, – hahhahaahahhaahhaa (good riddance x 11 or 12)
    Anthony Gruber – rioter, attacked KR with deadly force, violent past with other criminal history – nah
    Ziminski the arsonist, inciter, Rosenbaum co-conspirator, and first shooter – nah
    the journalist putting himself in the line of fire behind Rosenbaum – nah
    jump kick man – probably not, rioter and violent career felon in “mistaken” attack mode, but a half black jury just might do for the 51% trick
    Gaige Grosskreutz – probably not, after all he did feint back after initial charge and then charged again with his pistol out in front for a head shot. Rioter, probable support staff or wannabe organizer in training, with multiple previous arrests and violence with expunged felony carrying a pistol in the middle of various crimes…

    • Replies: @Jack Armstrong
  105. Corvinus says:
    @Brian Reilly

    “Remember that cops primarily want to keep getting paid, and could not care less about protecting and serving”

    Except there were 120 arrests, so the cops weren’t sitting idly by. Furthermore, if you are serious about stopping idiots dead in their tracks, put your new found philosophy to the test. Grab your long gun for fun at the next civil unrest that is in your neck of the woods, guard a (white) business with or without owner permission (and regardless of police orders to vacate the vicinity), and record yourself on social media to prove your fealty to Kyle.

    That’s all it takes to bring your enemies down, right? I mean, it’s such a simple solution, why doesn’t anyone worth their salt do it to ensure we can have nice things?

  106. @Buzz Mohawk

    PS Apparently he and the MAGAts are arguing about the bail fund. I don’t understand much about it.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  107. @mc23

    “Brian Keith … TDR … The Wind and the Lion”

    Perfect casting. John Milius also cast the great and legendary John Houston as John Hayes, TDR’s secretary of state, in the film. An all is forgiven gesture after Houston swooped in and replaced Milius as director on The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean which Milius also wrote. The Wind and the Lion is a great adventure; a perfect film for a boy aged 10 and up. Anyone who enjoyed The Wind and the Lion should check out Milius’s Farewell to the King, another exotic adventure tale with Nick Nolte in the lead role.

  108. @Mr. Anon

    ‘…Even so, one can believe that they have a right to protest.’

    Perhaps after we’ve clarified the power relationship.

  109. @Muggles

    “it is shocking to see photos towards the end and realize he died at 60.”

    Could’ve had something to do with that assassin’s bullet lodged in his chest. TR lived a ridiculously eventful life. Just thinking about it makes me sleepy.

    • Replies: @prosa123
  110. Anonymous[166] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    I’m pretty sure leftists believe their own environmentalist propaganda – that going to college makes you smart and not going makes you stupid.

    (It’s why they’re so obsessed with sending blacks to college.)

  111. @mc23

    Brian Keith does a great portrayal of TDR in the move The Wind and the Lion.

    The usually silly John Davidson whipped up a one-man show about him in the ’90s, Bully: An Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt. He was perfect for the role, and it was pretty damned good. They shared a number of qualities, Teddy’s outward seriousness not being one of them.

    You didn’t want to sit too near the stage, though. Davidson got so into it that there was a frequent saliva spray.

    https://www.collegian.psu.edu/arts_and_entertainment/biographical-bully-to-entertain-educate-audience-on-roosevelt/article_25223d19-cfa8-5082-a434-60cdf2c16379.html

  112. @Paperback Writer

    “I intend to sue the 👩‍👧‍👦🛏 pants off all those 👩‍👧‍👦🛏s who lied about me.”

    That would be his next civic duty. Not for his sake, but for ours.

    Make the bastards feel pain.

    • Agree: PhysicistDave
    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
  113. @Art Deco

    Lewis was an Electoral College abolitionist in the 1979 Congressional debates when many black leaders such as Vernon Jordan favored its retention. Blacks were split down the middle; those in the north embraced their leverage in big swing states, while those in the South felt the sting of disfranchisement.

  114. @Corvinus

    Most of those arrested were released quickly and without charges.

    Additionally, you may be lucky! It seems that more and more will do so when pressed. I look forward to your posts of support when the next “Rittenhouse” happens.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  115. prosa123 says:
    @Muggles

    If you look at the ages at death of the presidents who served after the Civil War, even leaving out the assassinated Garfield and McKinley, it’s a pretty dismal story:

    A. Johnson – 66 (stroke)
    Grant – 63 (cancer)
    Hayes – 70 (heart disease)
    Arthur – 57 (kidney disease)
    Cleveland – 71 (heart disease)
    Harrison – 67 (pneumonia)
    T. Roosevelt – 60 (probable heart disease)
    Taft – 72 (heart disease, probable Alzheimer’s)
    Wilson – 67 (stroke)
    Harding – 57 (congestive heart failure)
    Coolidge – 60 (heart attack).

    Herbert Hoover (90, intestinal bleeding) finally broke the streak, but then things regressed with F.D. Roosevelt (63, stroke). Things have been much better since then, with L.B. Johnson (64, heart attack) being the only young death excluding JFK. And Jimmy Carter is in zero danger of dying young.

    • Replies: @Matt Buckalew
  116. @mike99588

    Kyle will be the plaintiff … ? Defamation? Malice?

  117. Hooray ND. New yorkers are woke morons.

  118. @kaganovitch

    The Vaes Dothrak of the USA.

    They plagiarized the Commonwealth’s flag:

  119. ATBOTL says:

    “Why should we care about those flags? Those are Democrat flags.”

    — Rush Limbaugh

  120. @Art Deco

    The federal Supreme Court instructed the Florida Supreme Court that they could not continue to modify the tabulation rules over space and time until they got the result they wanted.

    Different counties were doing it different ways.

    This is the fundamental flaw of both the late Ludlow Amendment (requiring a “national” referendum on war) and the current National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Suffrage qualifications and election laws can differ by state without any problem. It’s when you combine these votes that it gets unconstitutional.

  121. @Jack Armstrong

    Don’t forget worlds largest holstein cow in New Salem 30 mi west of Bismarck.

  122. ATBOTL says:
    @Art Deco

    Ethnic Filipinos currently account for a whopping 1.1% of the population of the United States and mainland Puerto Ricans 1.6%.

    The Great Replacement is made of up of simply adding all these 1-2% non-white immigrant groups together, plus Mexicans. Of course, you want the Great Replacement to happen. Let’s see Israel make 1.6% of its citizens Puerto Rican and 1.1% Filipino if it’s no big deal.

    Notice that Art Deco’s comments always take the tone of a serial killer strangling a victim while saying things like “don’t fight, it doesn’t matter, just go to sleep.” That’s the plan of these people. To try to repress white racial consciousness until it’s too late. Art Deco’s efforts here are in service of that agenda of running down the clock on white people.

    Angry about Art Deco and people like him? The easiest and most effective way you can fight back now is to support Palestine. Talk to your relatives over the coming holiday about what Israel is doing and has done to Christian Palestinians and the necessity of Christians supporting BDS.

    Time to take the gloves off with these people, boomers. Hit them where it hurts.

  123. Richard B says:
    @Mr. Peabody

    Experts can then write papers about how meaningful it all is. Catch phrase: “This is who we are.”

    Exactly. Meanwhile the cultural stagnation, impoverishment and societal collapse will continue, but by no means forever. Though they might think so.

    But, no problem there either. Because as long as they have breath in them they’ll continue to blame it all on – Drumroll!………………

  124. prosa123 says:
    @SunBakedSuburb

    Something else that may have shortened Roosevelt’s life was a serious leg injury he received in 1902. A trolley car crashed into his presidential carriage, fatally injuring a Secret Service agent and causing a deep gash in Roosevelt’s left leg. The wound soon became abscessed and required surgical drainage; Roosevelt was confined to a wheelchair for at least a month, during which time he gained a considerable amount of weight that he never was able to lose. The leg kept getting reinfected for the rest of his life, especially during the Amazon expedition.

  125. northeast says:

    The late great Sam Francis said after the low-hanging fruit of Confederate statues were removed from the land the founding Fathers and assorted other “evil” white men would be removed.

    So…here we are.

  126. @Moses

    Shhhh. Steve and most of his commentators believe that as long as those dot Indians and other non-whites have high IQs, they’ll magically become whites who love Jefferson, the Enlightenment and hate, hate, hate identity politics.

    Yes, I’m being serious. They really believe that. If they didn’t, they’d promote white identity politics, yet they don’t.

    Steve would rather watch the whole thing burn to ground than promote white identity politics.

    To be honest, it’s hard to watch. But hopefully, our comments can help some whites move past the HBD ghetto.

  127. Art Deco says:
    @Moses

    How many Native American holidays, events or historical figures can you name? How many Native American hero statues do you see?

    The population of aboriginals in the United States is modest and they’re divided into about 200 tribes, each of which has its own folklore. Why would anyone not a member know the answer to this? You do have discrete figures in the aboriginal population people might know the name of, but that’s on account of their leadership of their tribe in the course of back-and-forth with the white population.

    I don’t recall that white ethnics abstained from bicentennial celebrations in 1976. Remember Anton Cermak’s retort: “I didn’t come over on the Mayflower, but I came over as soon as I could”. But that was before our wretched chattering classes were at war with the rest of us.

    • Replies: @Moses
  128. Steve, these really, really, are not good public examples of the refrain “It’s Okay to be White.”

    If anything, this strongly suggests the opposite. And especially statues that honor the legacy of exceptional White [Not Sic.] men.

  129. @Reg Cæsar

    Also Kyle is positioning himself for a possible DOJ inquiry and civil suits from the “victim’s” families. He’s not out of the woods yet.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  130. Yngvar says:

    Systemic childishness.

  131. @Corvinus

    That’s all it takes to bring your enemies down, right? I mean, it’s such a simple solution, why doesn’t anyone worth their salt do it to ensure we can have nice things?

    Because it is normally done as a community with fellow members of the community to protect their community, which in turn will support and protect them.

    And the minoritarians have set about wrecking community and attacking those who would protect it–with the lemming like acquiescence of people like you.

    • Agree: PhysicistDave
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  132. @Jack Armstrong

    Who’s going to represent the plaintiffs? Neither the clients nor the defendant has any money. The lawyers have to get paid by someone.

    • Replies: @Ben tillman
  133. @Ben tillman

    Moreover, Rittenhouse will have counterclaims. The plaintiffs could easily wind up owing him money.

  134. Mr. Anon says:
    @Art Deco

    It is an empire, and it has lead to our ruination.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  135. @Corvinus

    Corvinus wrote:

    Grab your long gun for fun at the next civil unrest that is in your neck of the woods, guard a (white) business with or without owner permission (and regardless of police orders to vacate the vicinity), and record yourself on social media to prove your fealty to Kyle.

    That’s all it takes to bring your enemies down, right? I mean, it’s such a simple solution, why doesn’t anyone worth their salt do it to ensure we can have nice things?

    Well, it is not all that is needed, but it is a good start.

    Personally, I think the solution is to deport guys like you to North Korea. Just a suggestion. You’d like it there.

  136. @prosa123

    The wages of the self made man is often early death. Granted in a sample that small there is going to be of noise but if you were to graph the post-civil war to new deal era presidents, there would be a definite correlation between humility of origins and earliness of death. The fact that morbidly obese Taft lived the longest is a fairly good illustration of this. His dad literally started skull and bones.

  137. Moses says:
    @Art Deco

    Why would anyone not a member know the answer to this?

    Yes. That is exactly my point.

    Non-Whites do not care a whit about White American history. They couldn’t care less about Founder Thomas Jefferson’s statue being removed from NYC city hall after 187 years, or about Teddy Roosevelt’s statue being canceled. In fact, non-Whites made both those cancellations happen. They want Whites, and Whites history, gone.

    It’s their country now.

    Non-whites do not care about White history. Why would they?

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  138. Art Deco says:
    @Paperback Writer

    Since he’s not a public employee and was not co-operating with public employees, federal civil rights charges would be…creative. Barnes thinks there’s little chance of it, but who knows. (Barnes is also of the view that he will not obtain any defamation judgments and that such suits are hardly worth the time and aggravation in a case like his).

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
  139. Art Deco says:
    @Mr. Anon

    There is no Empire. In absolute terms, we were less invested in overseas dependencies than was Britain, France, Japan, or the Netherlands. Relative to the population of the metropole, we were less invested than Belgium and Germany as well. All of our continental acquisitions were lightly populated with disorganized aboriginal bands, with only a scatter of French and Spanish-speaking towns among them); compare that to the Tsarist or Hapsburg or Ottoman realms.

    And, no, small populations of Filipinos and Mainland Puerto Ricans and Hawaii Japanese are not ruining anything. Gassy ex cathedra pronouncements from you don’t change social fantasies into realities. There’s quite a bit of crime and welfare dependency in Puerto Rican populations. That can be dealt with readily, but Democratic politicians cannot be bothered for much the same reasons they refuse to adopt any other salutary policy. Immigration did not do that to our elite culture.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
  140. Art Deco says:
    @Moses

    Non-Whites do not care a whit about White American history.

    Liberal education doesn’t interest people in general. People have animated discussions of sports or popular music and have forgotten most of the history they ever knew.

    As for non-whites, Oriental grinds care very much for their own purposes. As for blacks, see a recent televised interview with the singer Gladys Knight. She’d give a performance which included patriotic music and been criticized for it. She said as a youngster, she’d said the Pledge of Allegiance every school day and was befuddled that people would object to her public performance. Blacks are being fed hate and contempt by creatures like Howard Zinn and some of them chow down on it. You can fix that problem by deporting our word-merchant intelligentsia and their dependents and hangers-on.

    • Replies: @Moses
  141. @Corvinus

    Corvinius, Please help yourself to some more Kool Aid.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  142. Corvinus says:
    @AnotherDad

    “Because it is normally done as a community with fellow members of the community to protect their community, which in turn will support and protect them.”

    But that’s what happened with 120 arrests. Would you refuse to obey police orders to leave immediately leave an area where there was civil unrest?

    “And the minoritarians have set about wrecking community and attacking those who would protect it–with the lemming like acquiescence of people like you.”

    Speaking about community wrecking…

    Do you condone the actions taken here against law enforcement?

    https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-election-threats/

    Do you condone the actions here taken against families and their children?

    • Replies: @Boomthorkell
  143. Corvinus says:
    @Boomthorkell

    “Most of those arrested were released quickly and without charges.”

    Citations required.

    “Additionally, you may be lucky! It seems that more and more will do so when pressed. I look forward to your posts of support when the next “Rittenhouse” happens.”

    Well, we can expect you and others here to not be like Kyle, but you’ll be at full throat living through he/she who pulls it off. That’s cowardly anyway you slice it…put your fellow white person in harm’s way but champion the cause as if you are in the front lines with them.

    • LOL: Boomthorkell
    • Replies: @Boomthorkell
  144. Mr. Anon says:
    @Art Deco

    You are a fool (this is not news). We clearly do have an empire.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  145. profnasty says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    Was TR White? FDR was certainly not White. Witness his Cabinet: He was a Jew.
    TR was young when finagled into VP.
    McKinley, now forgotten, was quickly thereafter assassinated. Hmm.
    Wilson (Previous to the BushBastard, our worst President) was only elected because TR split the ticket with his Bull Moose Party. Subsequently Wilson, under the Jew Col. House, began the annihilation of the White race, which continues apace (Aka WWI.) WW remembered as the birth of Bolshevik Communism (1917).
    Remember, TR was forcefully inserted by Emma Goldman’s boy, Leon Coglocz.
    TR a filthy Commie Jew?
    You decide.
    {For those who lionize Teddy Bare, remember, Hemingway was also a prick Commie.}

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  146. Corvinus says:
    @Brian Reilly

    Remember, YOU are the one who is supporting that men take a page from Kyle’s playbook. It all looks good on digital ink, but then when it comes to putting the rubber to the road, you’re opting out and hoping someone else takes your place. Probably best you sit on the sidelines. Remember what Ralphie’s mother said so famously?

    • Disagree: Boomthorkell
    • Troll: SnidelyWhiplash
  147. Corvinus says:
    @profnasty

    LOL, now I’ve heard it all. TR was a “filthy Commie Jew”. Man, this fine opinion webzine never disappoints!

    • LOL: Hhsiii
  148. @Art Deco

    Re the DOJ, did being sensible ever stop the Democrats from talking shit? Didn’t the DOJ investigate the shooting of Jacob Blake? (and found it was justified.) How did they get involved in a local LE matter?

    Re: Defamation, Turley agrees, and I agree with them.

    Re: civil suits, I was thinking about the parents of his “victims” and Grosskreutz. Horseshit? Agreed, but that never stopped an ambulance chaser and a venal plaintiff.

    Or maybe Kyle’s just a nice, normie 18 year old who thinks a lot of different things at once, sometimes clashing. Kids do that.

  149. Art Deco says:
    @Mr. Anon

    ‘Clearly do’ just where?

    • Replies: @ben tillman
  150. @Paperback Writer

    I just hope he does not become a tacky, profiteering symbol of things he has no control over. He is golden at this point. Pure, in my opinion.

    May God protect and guide him.

    • Agree: Lockean Proviso
  151. @Buzz Mohawk

    The WSJ had a contest for over 10 years where they would pick some stocks by throwing darts at a dart board and then compare how those stocks did compared to stocks picked by several professional money guys. The darts did quite well sometimes.

    http://www.investorhome.com/darts.htm

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
  152. @Brian Reilly

    Remember that cops primarily want to keep getting paid, and could not care less about protecting and serving

    .

    Unfair. These mutts have a permanent and non-trivial presence in Brooklyn, a part of NYC. They know how to provoke and pester cops. The cops did a good job in NYC containing them over the summer of 2020.

    I personally would not have minded if the cops had neutralized them all, but that wouldn’t have gone down well.

  153. @James Speaks

    No, that was Cary Grant & Eva Marie Saint.

  154. @Jim Don Bob

    Reminds me of the blind wine tasting. Three buck Chuck did quite well. So much bullshit!

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  155. @Art Deco

    Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, etc.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  156. jo shmo says:
    @Nathan

    it’s realizing that there’s no bottom to this.

    Gay marriage was the trial balloon.

    If they could get a population to fall for that, they would fall for anything.

    The vast majority of people are just not in touch with reality.

  157. @Corvinus

    Ha ha, the Virgin Citation Required vs. the Chad “actually lives in the world and does his research”

    Beautiful. I know it doesn’t matter to you either way, sources or not, because it would hurt your pretty little message for the people here and your job ; )

    I support every individual acting heroic when called upon for their community. Do it locally. You’re just sad some people are doing it = )

    Anyhow, keep it up. You sure do type like a person, but I wonder what’s under that skin suit? Well, it won’t matter much with what’s coming soon abroad. Good times ahead for us all!

  158. @Corvinus

    Yes.

    Political revolts are healthy and normal. Torching neighborhoods is low class and weak

    It’s a shame this “revolt” was mostly staged by the FBI, but that’s America for you.

    Being this was a government run operation, and I know how much you love this great, child-mutilating, Whore-of-Babylon, country (well, it’s current form), you should be happy for this!

  159. @Paperback Writer

    Yes! My wife and I drink a lot of wine, so this is dear to my heart. We have tried expensive wines, compared them to those that don’t weaken my expert financial plans, and, seriously, we cannot tell the difference!

    My wife comes from a place in Europe where it is common for many people to make their own wines. I, of course, have enjoyed those. I would say they are OK but not special, but the great thing is that you can go there in her country to a wine merchant with your own bottle and fill it up from the spout of a giant barrel. Where else can you do this?

    We did this very thing, getting our own wine in our own bottles, in preparation for our wedding. Thus we and all our wedding guests enjoyed endless wine. Endless wine and celebration! Is that not the reason?

    The point is that wine, first of all, is not supposed to be some kind of snobbish thing. One wonders how that ever happened. Furthermore, most people — including me — cannot percieve those snobbish distinctions. Wine is good if is okay. Okay?

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
  160. Moses says:
    @Art Deco

    Lol ok Art you like the trick where you point out a few exceptions to a generally true blanket statement like “Non-Whites do not care about White American history” to insinuate that there is no truth to the blanket statement “Non-Whites do not care about White American history.”

    It’s like saying “I know a law-abiding Black man so it can’t be true that Blacks are more criminal than Whites.”

    It’s an old trick.

    Most readers here are smart enough to understand population means, distribution and outliers. You are too.

    Enough of this schtick. You reinforce negative stereotypes of our people.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  161. Art Deco says:
    @ben tillman

    Huh? All three territories were lightly populated with aboriginal bands, then some token settlement. The number of Mexican peninsulares, criollos, and mestizos in Texas ca. 1835 was about 3,000; they were outnumbered by Anglophone settlers. Louisiana and its Francophone settlements were voluntarily transferred in 1803 (at which time it had a five-digit population). Oklahoma in 1890 had fewer people than Vermont.

  162. Art Deco says:
    @Moses

    Lol ok Art you like the trick where y

    And you offer no evidence at all.

    • Replies: @Moses
  163. Moses says:
    @Art Deco

    More easily disprovable nonsense and snark from you Art, like your false claims there are no Jewish Supremacists. It’s getting tiresome.

    Statues of legendary [White] men in American history are being canceled left and right, stripped of their places of honor.

    The very founding of America dismissed as entirely an exercise in White raycism and oppression.

    These movements all being led primarily by non-Whites and NYT owners.

    Really. Your routine untruths and dissembly here reinforce all the worst stereotypes of our people. Stop. It’s not good for us.

  164. @Buzz Mohawk

    but the great thing is that you can go there in her country to a wine merchant with your own bottle and fill it up from the spout of a giant barrel.

    Awesome!

    Okay?

    Okay!

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving – with lots of wine!

  165. @Art Deco

    The SNCC was highly publicized in the late 60s. One Stokely Carmichael was the member most publicized, Rap Brown was second. Carmichael was in the news constantly circa 1967-68. The MSM dropped him rather suddenly and he was rarely heard from again.

    Rap Brown vanished from the news about the same time. A year or so later he was robbing a store, then a grocer in Atlanta. The cop he killed was black.

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