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From the New York Times:

Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mob Native Elder at Indigenous Peoples March

By Sarah Mervosh, Jan. 19, 2019

They were Catholic high school students who came to Washington on a field trip to rally at the March for Life.

He was a Native American veteran of the Vietnam War who was there to raise awareness at the Indigenous Peoples March.

They intersected on Friday in an unsettling encounter outside the Lincoln Memorial — a throng of cheering and jeering high school boys, predominantly white and wearing “Make America Great Again” gear, surrounding a Native American elder.

The episode was being investigated and the students could face punishment, up to and including expulsion, their school said in a statement on Saturday afternoon.

In video footage that was shared widely on social media, one boy, wearing the red hat that has become a signature of President Trump, stood directly in front of the elder, who stared impassively ahead while playing a ceremonial drum.

So a child stood his ground while an adult banged a drum in his face?

Some boys in the group wore clothing associated with Covington Catholic High School, an all-male college preparatory school in Park Hills, Ky., near Cincinnati.

Probably some second cousins of Brett Kavanaugh went there, if you know what I mean.

The school had advertised that students would attend this year’s March for Life Rally, which took place in Washington on Friday. In a letter to parents, the trip was described as an opportunity for students to live out their faith and demonstrate in support of all life “born and unborn.”

In a statement, the Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School condemned the behavior by the students and extended their “deepest apologies” to the elder, as well as to Native Americans in general. …

Of course, that wasn’t exactly the way it happened.

“What is not being shown on the video is that the same youth and a few others became emotional because of the power, resilience and love we inherently carry in our DNA,” another organizer, Nathalie Farfan, said.

See, the aggressive drum-banging adult has good DNA while the self-restrained child has evil DNA. That’s all you need to know these days.

Update: This kind of thing seems to happen to this “Native Elder” a lot. From Fox2Detroit.com in 2015:

Native American claims racial harassment by EMU students dressed as indians

By: Dave Spencer
POSTED: APR 22 2015 12:01AM EDT

An Ypsilanti man says he was trying to teach a few students dressed in American Indian theme party about respecting Native Americans.

Not long afterward, Nathan Phillips said that an interaction with party-goers and students turned ugly.
Nathan Phillips says he was out for a noon walk on a Saturday in mid-April. He walked by a home where he saw Eastern Michigan University students dressed as Native Americans.

“They had little feathers on, I was just going to walk by,” Phillips said. “A group of them said ‘Come on over, come here.'”

He says he walked over to the fence and saw roughly 30 to 40 students involved in a theme party.

“They had their face painted,” Phillips said. “I said what the heck is going on here. ‘Oh we are honoring you.’ I said no you are not honoring me.”

It was a statement he says they took offense to.

“Then started whooping and hollering,” he said. “I said that wasn’t honoring, that was racist. Then at that time, it really got ugly.”

Phillips says he was bombarded with racial slurs.

“(They said) ‘Go back to the reservation, you blank indian,'” he said.

One student, he says, threw a beer can at him.

Nathan Phillips appears to surface in the media quite regularly. For example, here’s a video by some Scientologist called Skrillex that has 380 million views. It appears to star Phillips in a completely non-cliched role as the wise tribal elder. Warning: this music by Skrillex sounds as awful as you’d expect from how the name “Skrillex” sounds. It sounds like the B side of a 1979 Clash single. Didn’t musical styles used to change?

Phillips should do a Spanish-language public service announcement in which he cries at all the littering done by Hispanics.

And is he really a Vietnam Vet? When was he born? Wasn’t he born in 1955, which means he didn’t turn 18 until 1973, and the U.S. got out of Vietnam in the winter of 1973, when he’d still be at best in boot camp. (On the other hand, lots of guys are said to have joined the military before their 18th birthday. So, maybe …)

Granted, the concept of a “Vietnam Era Vet” can be pretty expansive. My cousin was in the military in the late 1960s, but instead of being sent to Vietnam, he served as a typist in a NATO headquarters in Venice, Italy. He commuted to the office each day in a gondola as if he were Don Giovanni. But he’s still a Vietnam Era Vet.

 
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  1. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

  2. So, did they accost him, or were they just gathering around to enjoy the diversity?

    • Replies: @Chris Mallory
  3. Anonymous[241] • Disclaimer says:

    Here you can see the vid of the Indian drummer approaching the (mostly) white Catholic school boys while they are seemingly doing their own thing:
    https://mobile.twitter.com/PredativePulse/status/1086729981315698689

    He is the “yellow vest guy” (but not like those yellow vests) and clearly approaches them, not the opposite.

    No disrespect to the Indian dude, but this is fake news.

    • Replies: @Russ
    , @Hypnotoad666
  4. a says:

    He was a Native American veteran of the Vietnam War

    They should have screamed “Baby killer!” at him.

    • LOL: reactionry
  5. Tough call. On the face of it, Protestants would get the most hate for the usual WASP-related reasons. But, the upper crust Protestants basically are the white leadership of the progressive movement, learning about intersectionality starting at a very young age at Sidwell Friends and so forth. So, I’m going to say Catholic schoolboys get the most ire for just being too small-minded for the luminaries of the NYT, parochial even.

    • Agree: Cleburne
    • Replies: @Logan
    , @Jake
    , @S. Anonyia
  6. Bubba says:

    Hands down it is Catholics. Way too much history to delve into here about it though. The NYT’s is just carrying on the liberal Jewish tradition of needless instigation and causing turmoil within small Catholic communities. It never ends.

  7. Is it easier for the NYT to bully WASPs into compliance.

    Ergo, they hate the Catholics more.

    • Agree: Mr McKenna
    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  8. Lot says:
    @Anonymous

    Next on the SJW agenda: expelling students and firing employees because of microaggresive facial expressions. It won’t just be smirks. Chortles and eye rolls will also be firing offenses.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
    , @Mr McKenna
  9. J.Ross says: • Website

    They did not surround him.

  10. @Bubba

    The Catholic prof. E Michael Jones has a series on the history of Catholics and Jews on YouTube – “The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit”.

    • Replies: @Bubba
    , @Anonymous
    , @Alec Leamas
  11. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

  12. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Is Alex DEVASTATED because the Havens won’t be a friend, or because one won’t be a boyfriend? I had a hard time in a nice high school and it was because of normal (physical) bullying and food thrown in my face, not facial expressions. I don’t remember any facial expressions. Is being DEVASTATED because of a facial expression the most girl thing besides a Mary Kay pink boudoir or group bathrooming?

    • Replies: @Russ
    , @SonOfStrom
  13. @Lot

    ‘Next on the SJW agenda: expelling students and firing employees because of microaggresive facial expressions. It won’t just be smirks. Chortles and eye rolls will also be firing offenses.’

    ? The lower orders of the future need to learn to be respectful.

  14. J.Ross says: • Website

    Do these guys not remember sending a man to prison for over four centuries because road-blockers attacked his car, at an event where four cops were effectively murdered by their activist leaders through overwork? How is anyone supposed to care about the nuddah shaoh that is “people stood near each other at a public rally” after that?

  15. Anonymous[274] • Disclaimer says:

    A bunch of obnoxious entitled young punks surrounding an older person and verbally abusing them…it all somehow seems so familiar

    • Agree: Percy Gryce
  16. Bubba says:
    @The Cruncher

    Thanks for that reminder! I’ve been meaning to watch his videos regularly and read his books for the past 2 years. The YouTube videos are interesting! Thanks again!

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
  17. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @The Cruncher

    Have the Orthodox Church(es) had the same problems as the Catholics and if not, have they dealt with them differently?

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @sayless
  18. Anonymous[274] • Disclaimer says:
    @Bubba

    I posted about this awhile ago but I think American Jewish attitudes towards Catholics can be broadly subdivided into two groups:

    1. Those who see Catholics as like-minded plucky upstarts unfairly held down by a mediocre WASP establishment. They may even find some of the more stereotypical elements of blue-collar Northeastern Irish Catholic culture to be worthy of emulating (think the young Jewish DA in Bonfire of the Vanities). Matthew Weiner I suspect is of this type (Peggy being the closest thing Mad Men had to a proper heroine).

    2. Those who see Catholics as obnoxious ill-bred interlopers and probably crypto-fascists as well. These types, not coincidentally, tend to see WASPs as aspirational figures rather than objects of derision. Diane Feinstein is clearly of this group (she can barely contain her scorn most of the time) and I suspect Paul Krugman is as well.

    As far as the NYT goes, everybody who works there is either a WASP, crypto-WASP or a WASP wanna-be.

  19. “Alex Cranz.”

    “Sam Vinograd.”

    No further questions, your honor.

    • Agree: MBlanc46
    • Replies: @Percy Gryce
  20. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

    Blade Runner 2049 screenwriter:

  21. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Orthodoxy in America is much smaller (and does have a cucked segment). The defrocked Orthodox priest Matthew Raphael Johnson (Orthodox Nationalist, Barnes Review, Voice of Reason Radio) has books and lectures floating around archive dot org, youtube, and so forth, on many subjects.
    Brother Nathaniel is a satirist (or a sapper) and not representative of anything.
    Catholics were the big target with the pedophile scandalization because
    >sheer numbers
    >high cultural visibility: Catholicism is mainstream and countercultural at the same time
    >Catholics are uniquely tied to education
    >Catholicism in the US used to be ethnic and have political implications.
    All of these things were successfully damaged.

  22. Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s Defining Presidential Run Moment.

  23. DFH says:

    How much of the outrage over this is due to strange High School resentments on the part of cat ladies?

  24. Jason Liu says:

    Why mob a native American though? how many SJWs do you think are natives?

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Chris Mallory
  25. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

    Is the Native admitting that he got in the kids’ faces because he didn’t like hearing “Build the Wall”?

    • Replies: @Neil Templeton
  26. @Anonymous

    Appears to have a bit of the Slav in him; and we all know how Slavs treat the ones making comments about this fake news.

  27. @Lot

    We had a lesbian English teacher in my high school who was like this. She had boys regularly sent to the principal’s office for what she called “disrespectful non-verbal communication” and this included looking at her, not looking at her, averting your eyes, not averting your eyes, inappropriate smiling, frowning, pretty much everything up to breathing. She was untouchable of course.

    • Replies: @Alec Leamas
    , @Bubba
    , @Anon
  28. @Anonymous

    As far as the NYT goes, everybody who works there is either a WASP, crypto-WASP or a WASP wanna-be.

    Ahh… you’re thinking of the old New York Herald-Tribune, which the NYT drove out of business back in the 1960s.

    Seriously, what a demonstration of the power of MSM propaganda.

    You pretty much have the entire society upside-down in your mind.

    • Replies: @ACommenter
    , @Art Deco
  29. @Anonymous

    We are all teachers. Someone taught these men to hate. Someone can try to teach them tolerance.

    Nice piece of postmodernist invective by Anonymous. Combines both anti-individualism with viciousness.
    * Anti-individualism (individual is created by the group): People are taught their basic emotions, and basic emotions can be re-taught. People are not even a blank slate, people metaphorically come with a reset button and a DVD player that can be used to load new software. But that only happens if “we all”, the teachers, press the reset button)
    * Viciousness: Attempts to destroy teacher who was trying to indoctrinate students to believe that all people and cultures are only trivially different.

    The use of a quote from Sam Vinograd is a nice touch also — avoids personal responsibility by Anonymous while seeming to cite an authority — a CNN TV personality.

    Old tricks get analyzed, and then they are just old tricks.

    Counterinsurgency

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  30. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

  31. anon[155] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jason Liu

    See the vid at #25.
    The old bloke had a mob of his own behind him, and he was sticking his beak in where it wasn’t wanted.
    Don’t worry, though, the SJWs will definitely destroy this kid’s life.

  32. @a

    They should have screamed “Baby killer!” at him.

    Yeah, that was a big one in its day. Many implications, utterly vicious. Typical Postmodern Leftist.

    And I think that was your excellent point: they haven’t changed much.

    But that suggested a related question: is it worthwhile to get inside the Postmodern Left’s propaganda and use it against them?

    As I see it, attempts to work within the Postmodern Leftist conceptual framework cannot succed. Here’s a story, maybe apocryphal, but it fits in to Stalin’s actions after Lenin’s death [1]

    Supposedly Lenin’s widow spoke with Stalin after Lenin’s death, and said that she would publicly opposed Stalin and use the authority of Lenin’s testament and her status as Lenin’s widow to destroy Stalin’s bid for leadership _unless_ Stalin immediately withdrew from the leadership conference.

    What happened next shows the futility of giving the opposition an opening when the opposition controls media.

    Stalin says
    “That might have worked if you had acted immediately, but now I’m warned. If you try to organize any public appearance, then I will produce Lenin’s real widow.
    State media will say that Lenin hated you, and acted otherwise only for the Party’s sake. He secretly divorced you, and married another woman. We will produce this woman, who will endorse me. You will be denounced as an enemy of the Party.
    Or, you can remain as Minister of Education and further the revolutionary cause to which you have dedicated your life.”

    So: No reference can be made to the past. The Postmodernist view is that there is no past, only history which is written (and re-written) by the winners. It’s the old HeeHoo argument from _1984_: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”, so the Left controls history as a first step after controling the present (march through the institutions yields both control of history and control of police, giving _1984_ levels of power. Hypothetically, at least. Note that the USSR isn’t here anymore.).

    A further note: Postmodernism is fairly recent, but it is part of something called the Counter-Enlightenment, which was also anti-realist and anti-individualist, but was not a belief held by embittered Marxists after Marxism was discredited c.a. AD 1955. Its most famous early advocate was Kant, who wanted to confine reason to make room for faith [2], and most widely held in Eastern Europe. Stalin, a former divinity student turned Eastern European revolutionary, would have been strongly exposed to Counter-Enlightenment thought.

    So: Chopping logic with an SJW is fruitless. Better to simply point out the viciousness of what effectively is a psychotic break.

    and ask whether the viewer wants to be ruled by people like that.

    Counterinsurgency

    1] “How Joseph Stalin became the leader of the Soviet Union”
    https://dailyhistory.org/How_Joseph_Stalin_became_the_leader_of_the_Soviet_Union

    2] Hicks
    _Explaining Postmodernism_
    Book and YouTube.com lecture.
    Recommended reading.

    • Agree: reactionry
    • Replies: @Joe Joe
    , @TomSchmidt
  33. @Anonymous

    Wonder what Mr. Blumenthal thinks of Afro-centric education?

  34. DFH says:
    @Anonymous

    As far as the NYT goes, everybody who works there is either a WASP, crypto-WASP or a WASP wanna-be.

    NYT Op-Ed columnists:
    Michelle Alexander (Jewish)
    Charles M. Blow (black)
    David Brooks (Jewish)
    Frank Bruni (homosexual but white)
    Roger Cohen (Jewish)
    Gail Collins (WASP presumably)
    Ross Douthat (Catholic convert but essentially WASP)
    Maureen Dowd (White Catholic)
    Thomas L. Friedman (Jewish)
    Michelle Goldberg (Jewish)
    Nicholas D. Kristof (Eastern European White)
    Paul Krugman (Jewish)
    David Leonhardt (Jewish)
    Bret Stephens (Jewish)

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    , @Forbes
  35. DFH says:
    @Anonymous

    With Jewish pundits, you really do lose either way. Either they are self-hating oddballs like Max Blumenthal, in which case they hate you, or they are neocon ultra-Zionists like Max Boot, in which case they also hate you.

    • Replies: @Hail
  36. George says:

    Catholic school students are violating the education monopoly by not attending public school. The article is an attempt to tarnish the Catholic school brand name.

    When the Ku Klux Klan Tried to Shut Down Religious Schools
    https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/evangelical-history/when-the-ku-klux-klan-tried-to-shut-down-religious-schools/

    Note the names on the vipers St Patrick is summoning.

  37. Anon[210] • Disclaimer says:

    I don’t have time to investigate this further, but for anyone else who wishes to:

    I peaked at articles about the native guy’s 2015 fifteen minutes of grievance. This time around he said he was a Vietnam vet, but that was not mentioned in 2015, when he was 60, according to the newspaper. The draft ended in 1973, and the war in 1975. Depending on exact dates and his birthday, it’s not impossible he served in Vietnam, but it seems like a possible “stolen valor” situation. But maybe not.

    • Replies: @Naval Gazer
  38. All joking aside, this is a genuinely terrible situation. There are other videos that show the incident is the exact opposite of what is being reported: the Indians approach the kids, the Indians are verbally aggressive towards the kids, and the group isn’t even aware of what is going on. I haven’t heard any chanting (‘Build the Wall’. etc) though I haven’t heard or watched every moment of the video.

    Its terrible in a minor way because the internet crowd is up in arms-on blog sites, on chat rooms, and so on.

    But its genuinely terrible because the mainstream media isn’t correcting it. When the Washington Post and New York Times have access to video disproving their own spin of events, and choose to ignore it-with regards to destroying an anonymous 15 year old kid’s reputation-it is really really disturbing. We would all expect NYT/WP to do that to Trump, or Paul Ryan (all is fair in love and war -and politics). They are literally destroying the public reputation of a random teenager, for no good reason whatsoever.

    joe

  39. Dtbb says:

    Any bets that this kid is some sort of captain at school?

  40. How dare that boy … um … stand there silently … with an unapproved expression on his face….?

    Is that really all it takes to get you reviled as a racist hater these days?

  41. Logan says:
    @Moral Stone

    For almost the entire 20th century Catholics were portrayed in the popular culture as the “good Christians,” while Protestants, when portrayed at all, were generally bigots and nativists.

    For instance, I suspect positive portrayals of Catholic priests in American movies up to the 90s or so runs at least 10:1 positive portrayals of Protestant ministers.

    I think this all changed as a result of the largely self-inflicted Catholic sex abuse wound of recent decades.

    • Replies: @Me
    , @Reg Cæsar
  42. What has Catholicism in America led to?

    Ted Kennedy
    Nancy Pelosi
    Joe Biden
    Paul Ryan
    The Berrigan brothers and Liberation Theology
    Ok, Father Charles Coughlin, but he’s ancient history, and FDR had him shut down.

    The elite Catholic universities (Georgetown, ND) have turned hard left. I wonder how much of it dut to left wing Jewish infiltration. I worked for several years in the 1970s in the law school of a Jesuit university. About half of the law faculty were Jews.

    See: http://fosterspeak.blogspot.com/2017/04/isit-possible-to-shame-whoever-is.html

  43. Joe Joe says:
    @Counterinsurgency

    That antifa punk in the video is unbelievable. Don’t they have laws against public swearing there???

  44. Jake says:
    @Moral Stone

    The Left surely does hate those church expressions of pure WASP culture: The Episcopal Church, the Quakers, the Unitarians-Universalists, the United Church of Christ, the Congregationalists. Just add up the cultural, moral, philosophical, and theological conservatism that is, and always has been, brimming from those quintessential WASP denominations, and you know why the Left fears them with every molecule of Leftist being.

    • Replies: @Counterinsurgency
  45. So, I take it another Boston Tea Party is out of the question?

  46. My cousin was in the military in the late 1960s, but instead of being sent to Vietnam, he served as a typist in a NATO headquarters in Venice, Italy. He commuted to the office each day in a gondola. But he’s still a Vietnam Era Vet.

    Very amusing, Steve, and that’s a good illustration of how people tell “lies of assumption”. To impress the girls, your cousin should have told them about his hairy experiences infiltrating the lowlands via the Po River delta via a small watercraft, kinda like a PBR, but not. “Don’t get off the f__ing boat!”

  47. Kirt says:

    Thanks to you and to Rod Dreher, Steve, for setting the record straight. I, one of my brothers, and many old friends are alumni of Covington Catholic High School.

  48. theMann says:

    I can honestly say that I cannot remember one day of my life, since I was old enough to notice, when Jews weren’t spraying out relentless anti-Catholic bigotry everywhere they had the Media power to do so. It is just background.( Whether they are the same way towards Protestants I cannot say, as I am not as inclined to notice.) This behavior is uniform throughout the West – par example, je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo- so, background. And if Jews want to go on about Priestly abuses, we can bring up the proportionally far greater abuses of Rabbis in the USA, Australia, etc.

    Call the bigots out, and call them out in no uncertain terms.

  49. The Z Blog says: • Website

    National Review also hates white people, so we can say bipartisan now means reaching across the aisle to agree on hating whites.

    https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/nathan-phillips-covington-catholic-high-school-march-for-life-mocking-students-spit-cross/

  50. Anonymous[920] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    OTOH Max Blumenthal is consumed with hating everything about Israel, so should be a hero here.

  51. @Anonymous

    She sounds attracted to their smirking.

  52. anon[166] • Disclaimer says:

    Here is the full context of what happened.

    You have:
    A group of loud, angry, combative Black-Activist Street Preachers that yell at and heckle everyone.
    A group of Native Americans there to promote their cause, banging on war drums and doing large circle dances.
    A group of high school boys wearing MAGA hats who congregate on some stairs and do a version of either a Viking dance or Maori haka dance (both are done in sports settings and the fad spread to high schools).

    First hour and eight minutes consists of the street preachers getting into verbal squabbles with various comers who have gotten tired of their schtick. A representative example is at 36:20 where they argue with a fed-up Native American man and call him an Uncle Tomahawk.

    At 1:08:30 the high schoolers are in the midst of congregating.
    At 1:12:30 the Indians march over banging the drums.
    All the meanwhile the Street Preachers are yelling at everyone.

    This is all a big nothing. It’s a chaotic carnival-like atmosphere similar to college sports fandom where, the night before a Bowl game, the schools have competing pep rallies and vie to be the loudest, invade the other’s space, and just generally annoy/insult one another.

  53. @Moral Stone

    Yep they like uppercrust and middle class Protestants because they have been re-educated by now and also their culture is pretty pliable/malleable…for lack of a better term. Aren’t as many deep roots and they aren’t as into the arts- they are happy to live their atomized existence and make money.

    Lower class Protestants (virtually all evangelicals at this point) the media gatekeepers either don’t think about or they make fun of. Also I suspect over time even the evangelicals will be rehabilitated in their eyes as the movement becomes increasingly multicultural (tons of Hispanics especially have left Catholicism for charismatic churches).

    Catholics are the wealthiest, most educated whites who haven’t been sufficiently reconstructed yet. Also they are more likely to enter a career field related to the arts, making them a source of annoyance for the Jews and PoCs who prefer to dominate cultural expressions these days.

  54. Russ says:
    @J.Ross

    “Is being DEVASTATED because of a facial expression the most girl thing besides a Mary Kay pink boudoir or group bathrooming?”

    Hee! Being devastated is analogous to taking offense, and taking offense is the only ticket to achievement in increasing numbers of circles.

  55. @The Alarmist

    Video at the Gateway Pundit shows the Indians and black groups approaching the white kids.

    The redskin walks along the line trying to find a victim and finally settles on the one kid.
    The white kid never moved or made any aggressive gestures after the wagon burner started trying to provoke him.

  56. eah says:

    I know, in an attempt to answer this very important question, let’s conduct a poll of the iSteve commentariat: if you think the NYT hates Catholic white boys more, ‘Agree’ with this comment; if you think the NYT hates white Protestant boys more, ‘Disagree’ with this comment; to abstain, express lack of interest, etc, or even to label me as a troll, mark this comment with ‘Troll’ — TIA.

  57. @Jason Liu

    They did not mob the Indian. The redskin approached the white kids.

  58. Busby says:

    I’m open to correction, but I remember it as policy during the war, 17 year olds could enlist but the only 18 year olds plus could be sent into the combat zone.

    There are a few factors that might explain the characterization as Vietnam Vet vice Vietnam Era

    1. He enlisted and lied about his age
    2. He served in Vietnam post withdrawal while assigned to duty at an embassy or consulate
    3. He was assigned to Vietnam Defense Attaché Office (the rebrand of MACV post withdrawal)
    4. He participated in the 1975 evacuation in some manner

    Under law, a service member must have served 180 days in country to receive recognition as a Vietnam Vet. Though I imagine there are rules applying to navy personnel who served aboard ship in the Vietnam area and pilots based in Guam or Thailand.

    Fun Fact
    I served in the Army with a Sergeant who spent 12 months in Thailand, hauling munitions from a port to an Air Force base. Because of the Status of Forces agreement, American soldiers could not operate vehicles off base. The US paid the Thai Royal Army for Thai soldiers to drive the trucks from the port to the base front gate. At which point the Sergeant would take the wheel and make the delivery.

  59. Russ says:
    @Anonymous

    “He is the “yellow vest guy” (but not like those yellow vests) and clearly approaches them, not the opposite.”

    Were I father to any of the boys approached, I’d be in the grill of whatever ass-kisser at that school issued the instantaneous apology.

  60. @The Cruncher

    The Catholic prof. E Michael Jones has a series on the history of Catholics and Jews on YouTube – “The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit”.

    Dr. Jones’ videos (and videos of others in which he appears) are routinely censored by Skynet from its platform.

    Perhaps given the similarity and synthesis between Dr. Jones’ theories and the recent work of Mr. Unz, Dr. Jones’ dissident videos could be hosted at this website?

    • Agree: TomSchmidt
  61. “Nathan Phillips”. Where have I heard that name before? Ah, I remember:

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

    “named for Nathan Phillips, mayor of Toronto from 1955 to 1962.” That Nathan Phillips sure does get around.

  62. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

  63. @Mr McKenna

    Next on the SJW agenda: expelling students and firing employees because of microaggresive facial expressions. It won’t just be smirks. Chortles and eye rolls will also be firing offenses.

    * * *

    We had a lesbian English teacher in my high school who was like this. She had boys regularly sent to the principal’s office for what she called “disrespectful non-verbal communication” and this included looking at her, not looking at her, averting your eyes, not averting your eyes, inappropriate smiling, frowning, pretty much everything up to breathing. She was untouchable of course.

    I think that we’re on a glide path to this sort of indictment of perceived white non-deference in our browned American future. Despite the resistance, Political Correctness has been so successful in forcing self-censorship (by whites, naturally) that the next frontier is to police the sincerity with which people outwardly defer to non-whites and Jews and to impute forbidden thoughts that they haven’t uttered (but they must have thought judging by their facial expressions) as a pretext to punishment. Don’t be the first to stop clapping during one of Premier Stalin’s speeches – that sort of thing.

    I’d venture a guess that these kids (there were some non-whites from the high school that have escaped notice by the critics) didn’t know that it was “Indigenous People’s March” judging by the half dozen marchers, and didn’t know what to make of this guy wailing on his buffalo skin drum out of nowhere. How do you suppose the behavior of these teen boys stacks up to the daily behavior of the, er, “indigenous” youth of Washington DC on a day to day basis? Yet this non-event merits coverage in the “paper of record?”

  64. Rod “Rush to Judgment” Dreher actually has the full story on this one:

    https://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/the-covington-catholic-bonfire-at-the-stake/

    • Replies: @res
    , @densa
  65. Mike P. says:

    White Catholics have more or less assimilated and don’t have the same sort of ethnic hangups (although of course there are some, e.g. the Northern Ireland issue in the 1990s). I haven’t ever heard a Catholic (and I am one) complain about grandpa being excluded from the country club, for example.

    Consider: around 1870 or so there were periodic conflicts over Bible-reading in schools. Catholics were against these practices because they did not want to read from the KJ version. But by the early 1960s, when the courts banned prayer and Bible-reading in schools, there was a different reaction: Catholics were basically against the decision (the Archbishop of Boston Richard Cushing said after the Engel decision that “the communists are celebrating today”). Jews were uniformly in support, to the point where America magazine controversially editorialized about it.

    And the fact that these kids were in DC for the March for Life shouldn’t be neglected. A great deal of the Jewish support for abortion is driven by the fact that opposition to abortion is mostly associated with white Christians.

    • Replies: @ACommenter
  66. RudyM says:

    Haven’t had a chance to watch this yet (and it will probably be pulled by the time I get a chance), but this is supposed to be a complete video of the events (with bonus Black Israelites to kick things off):

    It’s genuinely frightening to see how the MSM are running with the evil white boy slant.

    Why wouldn’t I, as a white man, want to become a minority in my country?

  67. @Anonymous

    That “elder” looks like he might be a Shinnecock Indian, i.e. double-plus holy.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  68. res says:
    @Percy Gryce

    Good article with actual evidence (a concept that seems foreign to the MSM). Thanks.

    Hopefully that gets wider distribution.

  69. Nathan says:

    “Didn’t musical styles used to change”

    Everyone knows rock attained perfection in 1980 with the release of the Clash’s Sandinista!

    I actually blame my generation (the older, early to mid 80s Millenials) for this. We never fully wrested control of pop culture away from Gen X. That’s why you see Nuno Bettencourt from Extreme playing guitar for Rhianna, and all the people on the radio are so much older than they used to be.

  70. Check out Rod Dreher’s blog at American Conservative today for a thorough correction of this TOTALLY false story.

  71. @Mr McKenna

    I was just thinking about that the other day – the downfall of the Herald-Trib was the beginning of the end of WASP power in NYC – for example chollie knickerbocker didn’t right it or a wedding announcement was not in it than the NYT ‘ was ‘fake news’ (trying to upsell jewish social climbers)

    It was explicit driven out of business by collusion between Jewish strike organizers and the Jewish owned NYT.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
  72. @Anonymous

    Funny I walked into a SWPL orgnanic store and on the chalkboard they had:
    “not paying your employees is facism’ – presumably about the shutdown..

    Really? It’s ‘facist’? How/

  73. @Anonymous

    “Fascist youth gang” sounds libelous to me.

  74. Bubba says:
    @Mr McKenna

    It’s amazing how there were non-stop comedy skits and even Broadway shows making fun of nuns for their authoritarian ways in the classroom 20 and 30 years ago. At least the nuns let their students think for themselves.

    But today, not even The Simpsons would dare risk making fun of any psycho lesbian or homosexual teacher who rule the schools today. Randi Weingarten has completely destroyed the public schools.

  75. BenKenobi says:
    @Alec Leamas

    “The Party had a name for it: Facecrime.”
    – Orwell, 1984

  76. sayless says:
    @Anonymous

    The Orthodox churches haven’t had quite the same problems with the press and the news outlets; they’re so much smaller, and not so tightly organized, not so visible.

    “Brother” Nathaniel is not a monk, not a priest, has been dismissed from at least one monastery, affects a truly weird ersatz-monastic outfit and has been disavowed by the Russian jurisdiction which turned him away as a novice. But they can’t do much about him. Maybe his videos are worthwhile, I don’t know.

    In the eighties, nineties and ‘oughts I noticed that stories in The NY Times which referenced Orthodoxy were always contemptuous, with a grotesque angle. (An Orthodox abbess told me that two other people had told her the same thing.) They even thought it amusing that after the Soviet fell, the people quickly rebuilt the Cathedral of Christ the Savior which had been blown up by the Communists.

    So they don’t get much notice but what there is, is ugly. In my experience.

  77. Blah, blah, blah, sure expulsion seems appropriate, oh, and in few months we will hear that some priests at Covington Boys Prep, prepped boys for their own pleasure.

  78. @International Jew

    IJ, my friend from the nearby reservation went to the US open at Shinnecock, he came back and told me…”Those guys are n****rs !”

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
    , @anonymous
  79. Bill P says:

    I could tell that the Indian hippie was being aggressive without having to see any additional evidence. It was obvious the boy was uncomfortable and just trying to stand his ground and keep his composure despite provocation.

    I have no idea why people interpreted it any other way, unless they really do seethe with racial and sectarian hatred against Christian white boys.

  80. @Anonymous

    Anonymous, Dear Alex, you certainly can fight that expression with a punch, but expect to get punched back. Hard.

  81. @Anonymous

    Anoymous, Fuck teaching them. Scalp them and burn them alive. That will learn them.

  82. @DFH

    Gail Collins is from Cincinnati and went to one of the Catholic girls’ high schools there and went on to Marquette. Collins sounds like Irish Catholic rather than the dominant German Catholics there. (When i was–as was often the case–in trouble, Father Felix, old school Cincinnati German, would tell my mom–Anglo-Germanic–that it was the Irish in me.)

    I think we can put Collins–at least by background–in the Catholic column. WASPs are *really* thin on the ground at the NYT.

    One of the notable things about modern America is that while there are old Yankee WASPs ambling around the corridors of power here and there, flyover country Protestants–essentially the nation’s core–are really absent from a whole lot of elite instutions of the nation they built. (Ex. the Supreme Court.)

    One would think one would want some “diversity” of background and opinion, but apparently that’s not who we are.

    • Replies: @EldnaYm
  83. Yak-15 says:

    This is a full video. The natives walked over and inserted themselves into the boys who were hanging around the area.

    1:12:00

    Insufficient deference is the new #racism.

  84. Anonymous[154] • Disclaimer says:

    The other day I heard “Straight To Hell” on the local community college radio station; I only knew it previously as a sample utilized by Tamil ultranationalist/terrorist/Spike Jonze accessory M.I.A. What struck me about the track was how timelessly terrible it is. I thought, “A lot of new garage/bedroom ‘indie” music sounds bad the same way this does.”

  85. @J.Ross

    Were the stakes for the boy’s futures not quite so high the histrionics from Ms. Cranz really would be quite hilarious – I envision her flinging herself on her bed, Judy Bloom style, and bawling into her diary, “it happened again! He’s with BECKY and they were SMIRKING!”

    Incidentally I saw a few other SJWs on Twitter captioning stills from the video of the boys smirkkng with the Blasey Ford quote about BKavs supposed laughter, sobtheyre really going to try to make this “happen” as a broken-glass type motif around these events.

  86. Anonymous[154] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    The biggest social change here since about the Clinton era is that now, for millions of bourgeois people, high school never ended…

  87. I find this so annoying, so one last thought. I thought suspension and expulsion were verboten because it puts boys into the school to prison pipeline. Wait, my bad, wrong type of boys.

    • Agree: RationalExpressions
    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
  88. “So a child stood his ground while an adult banged a drum in his face?”

    That is your assumption, unwarranted from anything written. I can as easily assume that the boys swarmed the old guy and started chanting. Do you have any proof either way?

    And what’s this “child” shit? Aren’t you the one who laughed at black women referring to 18 year olds as “babies”? As for the “adult”, he was a pretty wizened specimen.

    • Troll: Hibernian
    • Replies: @MBlanc46
    , @Pericles
  89. @a

    follow up on the fake news industrial complex taking “vietnam vet” status at face value:

    Omaha world Herald article from 200o on nathan philipps places his age then as 45.

    https://www.omaha.com/news/nebraska/omaha-tribe-member-nathan-phillips-in-spotlight-in-face-of/article_475ee455-cf4c-510a-a9a1-2d29b25eb0f2.html

  90. JMS says:
    @Anonymous

    Some Jews also found Catholic Italian mafia culture worthy of emulating.

    Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Segal certainly come to mind in this context.

  91. MPerry says:

    Here’s video shot by the Black Hebrew Israelites, the black guys shouting obscenities at the kids. The confrontation starts at about one hour in. I don’t see how anyone can watch this and say the kids were at fault.

  92. Whiskey says: • Website

    Not really discussed on iSteve is what happens when the old Jewish and WASP ascendancy is replaced by non-Whites such as Ilham Omar, Louis Farrakhan, and Ocasio-Cortez? Not to mention the Indian ascendancy at Google (Sundar Pinchai), Microsoft (can’t even spell the name), and so on.

    What happens when the ENTIRE leadership managerial class of the corporate, political, social, and entertainment world is either Black, Hispanic, Indian, or Muslim?

    This.

    It is now defacto but not dejure illegal for any White person, especially a White male, to show anything but groveling deference to any non-White who shows up. See Sanders, Bernie, and the BLM ladies at his rally. White people are unlikely to be made legally slaves but the legal dejure codification of being serfs and inferior in every way in terms of actions and deference is to be made legal. That is the whole point of the video.

    You might argue that the most valuable resource is the forced labor of High IQ Whites for various non-Whites. A Wakanda based on White serfdom. This is essentially what we are rapidly heading towards. Not the least of which is that non-Whites are only united in HATE HATE HATE of Whites particularly and especially White men.

    Nancy, Chucky, etc. won’t live forever. They won’t hold power forever. The future is Speaker Omar, or Speaker Cortez, and President Harris, and Louis Farrakhan as poet laureate of the US, and laws as in Edo Japan that require serfs (White males ) to bow down before their superiors. And likely labor in serf like conditions to provide the goodies and gibs for their non-White masters. Kevin Michael Grace has noted that the time of Whites as the compromise candidates for non-Whites who lacked the numbers to over-ride other non-Whites is over. Increasingly all candidates are Sikhs, or Jamaicans, or Haitians, or whatever.

    A non-White leadership class fractured by racial conflicts (Blacks vs. Hispanics vs. Muslims vs. Chinese) will find unity only in joining together to enserf White males for more gibs shared out among them. It is the only way to create unity — Black, Brown, Muslim, Indian, Chinese joining hands to make White men the enserfed money machine for top-down gibs patronage. Big Man politics writ racially.

  93. A complex question (not sure it’s worth too much discussing…). Judaist Jews don’t hate/loathe WASPs (much). These are both secular moneyed groups, generally rational, modern & “progressive”.

    They, at some deep level, loathe Evangelical Protestants- despite politics & the latter’s Israelophilia- because Evangelicals are pre-modern, fiery & fundamentalist aliens.

    As for Catholics, this too is mixed: Jews marry Catholics at much higher rate than Protestants; also, most Catholics stand for working-class marginalized Ellis Island immigrants like Jews.

    Just, spiritually & historically, Catholicism is- liberal pope & weakening of faith notwithstanding- completely alien to Judaism. It is, unlike Protestantism, the oldest magnificent continuous cultural institution (never mind China which is alien & marginal in influence); it is crusader & medieval & Inquisitorial, hence anti-Jewish; it is attractive in its supernaturalism & visual appeal & sexy perviness straddling centuries.

    Finally, there is something aristocratic in Catholicism’s essence, from music to architecture to paintings and literature and whole natural & supernatural culture which makes both Jews & milquetoast WASPs nothing more than successful nouveau riche yokels.

  94. densa says:
    @Percy Gryce

    Thanks for that. They’ve been victimized by a race hustler and anti-white media. Would be nice if their school gathered all the facts and defended them. As someone else said, Obama protected students of superior equality from having their lives ruined for much worse offenses than being accosted by racist supremacists while at a rally.

  95. @Anonymous

    He is the “yellow vest guy” (but not like those yellow vests) and clearly approaches them, not the opposite.

    No disrespect to the Indian dude, but this is fake news

    The NYT is such an absolute cancer.

    I sincerely wonder, do they really think they are doing honest reporting? Or do they know they are lying and propagandizing, but believe it is in the service of a greater good?

    Or have they developed some psychological delusion that their stories can be “false but true”?

  96. The sad and frustrating part about all of this is that most people bought the MSM narrative hook, line and sinker. They read the headlines, such as the one on the Daily Mail;
    ” ‘Display of blatant hate, disrespect, and intolerance’: Shocking moment Kentucky students wearing MAGA hats ‘mock’ Native American Vietnam vet singing and playing a drum at Washington rally” and didn’t read past it. That’s the scoop folks, nothing beyond the headline to see here.

    Tomorrow morning you might hear the usual suspects around the water cooler discussing the incident, eager to cast their stone of self righteousness; “Hey, did you hear about the raaaaaycist teens abusing that Native Vietnam veteran elder?” “we sure do have a lot of work to do” hyuck.

  97. @Bubba

    Hands down it is Catholics. Way too much history to delve into here about it though.

    I think it’s complicated.

    At the institutional and historical level it’s the Catholics–the unitary Church, uniting all people (i.e. the gentiles) is what the Jews (the Ashkenazi) chaffed against for 1500+ years.

    But at the individual level I think the it’s a specific Protestant: the pickup driving, gun toting southern–racist!!!–redneck who is basically an emotional stand in for the Russian peasantry.

    If you look through those Pew surveys the people the Jews hate most are not the Catholics but Evangelical Christians–the people who actually have the warmest feelings toward Jews.

    That said, I think there are demographic and generational splits here.
    — for previous generations of Jews, a lot of Golfocaust style hate was aimed at the high WASPs, the “white-shoe” law firm crowd. But that generation is mostly dead. Those high WASPs basically tossed the Jews the car keys in the 60s, and the remnant are the white group that goes to Ivy League with the Jews and intermarries with them.

    –the “blond fraternity boys” that so animated Sabrina Rubin Erdely probably generated a lot of hate across the spectrum in early generations, but I would guess now it really animates the ugly English major girl types like Erdely, and more Jewish guys–more integrated and sometimes in those fraternities–just don’t get as excited. (Some do, but i’m guessing not most.)

    — the ethnic Catholics were probably not as relatively big a hate target to earlier generations who might have seen them as fellow immigrant upstarts against the WASP establishment. But for the current generation they are just white gentiles–smirking guys in MAGA hats. And the ones who really take their Catholicism seriously are a much harder target–higher cohesion–than the typical white Prot.

    We’re got several smart Jewish guys here, it would be interesting to hear what they think about evolving patterns of American-Jewish ethnic resentment.

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
  98. Luke Lea says:

    Are there grounds for a defamation suit here?

    How about an anthem?

    • Agree: Redneck farmer
    • Replies: @Carol
    , @Perspective
  99. Forbes says:
    @DFH

    Michelle Alexander identifies as black (very fair skin tone), and admits no trace of Jewish heritage. She was married in a non-denominational ceremony in a Protestant church. At the time of her marriage (2002), her father-in-law was a director of The New York Times Company.

    • Replies: @DFH
  100. @Counterinsurgency

    Thanks for the story I did not yet know.

  101. Carol says:
    @Luke Lea

    Yes, that boy’s got a case and maybe the rest if them too. Though a liberal judge may find that they made themselves “public figures” by participating in the March. Which would be bogus.

    Has Steve written much on feather Indians? I would be curious as to average IQ. They seem functionally retarded to me. They’re rather like blacks, without the charisma.

  102. @AnotherDad

    And the ones who really take their Catholicism seriously are a much harder target–higher cohesion–than the typical white Prot.

    Bingo. Imagine the Amish but without Pacifism. (Or, for that matter, Christian Hasidic Jews.) that group could eventually grow large enough to support what the CultMarx crowd once called The Authoritarian Personality, as they limned Italians and Poles in their cohesive neighborhoods. More importantly, they could defend turf from predatory outsiders, which black Protestants seem unable to do. That will ALWAYS be a threat to the elite.

  103. @Bubba

    The books are too long. Someone ought to produce a concise edition. That having been said, they’re worth the reading.

  104. You have to wonder what fraction of the staff at the NYT, WaPo, NPR, BBC, Guardian, etc. have any regular contact with teenage boys.

    • Replies: @njguy73
  105. Even the edited video snippet the NYT published does not support their headline:

    Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mob Native Elder at Indigenous Peoples March

    and of course the longer video, which provides fuller context, shows it to be a lie.

  106. This statement from the Covington Diocese:

    We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students towards Nathan Phillips specifically, and Native Americans in general, Jan. 18, after the March for Life, in Washington, D.C. We extend our deepest apologies to Mr. Phillips. This behavior is opposed to the Church’s teachings on the dignity and respect of the human person.

    The matter is being investigated and we will take appropriate action, up to and including expulsion.

    is pathetic. At minimum act like adults–or at least adults of yesteryear–and say that you do not assume that a small edited video snippet contains all the facts. You can wrap that in all the Christian “dignity and respect of the human person”, but avoid selling out your own students until you know the facts.

    Even in the edited video i don’t see anything that’s worth apologizing for. You could say that the high school boys are acting like typical–white (not-violent NAMs)–high school boys. That’s it. To condemn them is to swallow the Jewish-minoritarian\SJW narrative and interpret everything going on as if that’s gospel.

    Catholics need to wrest back control of their institutions from the cucks. Natural selection is going on here and the gentile institutions that will actually survive and have a future are those that are willing to stand up to the abuse from Jewish minoritarianism and its fellow travelers.

  107. Daniel H says:

    Wasn’t he born in 1955, which means he didn’t turn 18 until 1973, and the U.S. got out of Vietnam in the winter of 1973,

    If by winter you mean late winter (February, March) this is true. The last US combat troops left South Vietnam in late March 1973, and it is most likely that no new combat troops were being mustered into South Vietnam later than June 1972. The probability that Nathan Phillips – born in 1955 – served any time in South Vietnam approaches nil.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  108. @Luke Lea

    I believe Lawyer Robert Barnes has said he will represent the children for free if they decide to sue the NYT. I really, really hope they do. The NYT, and the rest of the MSM, need to learn lies have consequences. They will keep bullying others (especially White males) if they keep getting away with it.

  109. Farenheit says:

    …Mormons…next question.

  110. Hibernian says:
    @AnotherDad

    More power to the laity and never trust the Jesuits!

    • Agree: Bubba
  111. Dan Hayes says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    Buffalo,

    I heard the same some years ago from a child who visited the “reservation”.

  112. Mike P. says:
    @AnotherDad

    This is all true, but it is worth bearing in mind that the sex abuse scandal has made church leadership hyper-sensitive to any sort of public accusations now, unless of course the accused cleric is a court favorite.

    The other point is that at least in the U.S. younger priests are overwhelmingly conservative, theologically and politically.

  113. @AnotherDad

    So you respond to the Church’s call to attend the March For Life, a bunch of professional provocateurs get in your face, you stand your ground with dignity and composure, and your diocese drops you in the crap. Disgraceful.

    They should have supported those boys. The cowards are afraid that they’ll become the targets if they do.

    “For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?”

  114. Icy Blast says:
    @Anonymous

    You’re kidding, right? You can’t possibly be this stupid. Tell me you’re just joking.

  115. Paul says:

    Nathan Phillips? Where did he get a name like that? It smacks of cultural appropriation. Outrageous!

  116. TGGP says:

    Robby Soave said the media got it wrong and the boys didn’t do anything to “surround” the man, he instead walked up to them while they were confronting a different group of people:
    https://reason.com/blog/2019/01/20/covington-catholic-nathan-phillips-video
    Soave was also one of the people calling BS on Sabrina Erdeley early on.

  117. @Anonymous

    “We never had walls.” You don’t need walls if you have a martial culture that is feared, rather than mocked. The Comanche ruled the roost over a great share of that country for a couple of centuries IIRC. Only when an equally ruthless and better equipped brand of borderers came along did their domination end.

  118. istevefan says:

    I was actually impressed that the kid held his ground and did not grovel, or become aggressive. Can you imagine getting into an “urban” youth’s face like that? Imagine if Mr. Phillips began to beat his drum in Trayvon’s face. He’d have found himself in a position like George Zimmerman toot sweet. Instead the young man remained very calm despite the tension that was increasing due to the crowd behind Mr. Phillips.

    If anything I am impressed that maybe there is hope for Europeans. Despite a lot of adults being cucked we have seen two recent examples of courage in this young man and Julian von Abele last month at Columbia.

  119. Bill P says:
    @AnotherDad

    The response is worse than pathetic. It shows a willingness to throw the faithful under the bus to please those who hate Catholics the most. Shows where the diocese’s priorities lie.

    This is why I don’t bother going to church anymore. I’m pretty sure the church would do the same to me and my kids on behalf of the left if given half a chance.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
    • Replies: @JMcG
  120. songbird says:

    Those who claim to have been the target of a can thrown by imaginary bigots belong to a large club, including former Obama-inspiration and late presidential hopeful Deval Patrick.

    Why is it always a can and never something that would leave a mark?

  121. JMcG says:
    @Bill P

    Amen, brother. You and me both.

  122. Anya says:

    And he’s been in a video too!

  123. istevefan says:
    @AnotherDad

    • Replies: @Hail
    , @Hail
  124. dan smith says:

    Nothing burger but catnip for libs who read the NYT.

  125. @Alec Leamas

    Yet this non-event merits coverage in the “paper of record?”

    The kids were white. EOS. The mind-blowing thing is that if it had been a gang of “teens” they could have killed the guy and it would have been a local story at most.

    (“Teens” is MSM jargon, for those few who don’t know.)

    • Replies: @Bubba
  126. That was a pretty hot take Steve. But I see your hot take and raise you:

    Teens in MAGA Hats Harassed a Native American Vietnam Veteran

    Teens in MAGA Hats Harassed a Native American Vietnam Veteran

    Posted by The Hodgetwins on Saturday, January 19, 2019

  127. anonymous[117] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    Well, yes, the Shinnecock are basically black people w/some tribal blood.

  128. Prusmc says:
    @Anonymous

    What ever happened to the “Noble Red Man” as an abstract type in America? Bandy in Zane Gray’s “The Vanishing American”.

  129. Nathan Phillips is also the name of Toronto’s first Jewish mayor, serving from 1955 to 1962. His great-grandson made news about a year ago after going after an immigrant family with a baseball bat in an Ontario parking lot: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/st-thomas-ontario-baseball-bat-attack-accused-1.4446289

  130. anonymous[185] • Disclaimer says:

    I’ve known a number of people who’ve used the ‘Vietnam-era’ phrase as a way of trying to leave the impression that they were actually there. Then there’s others I’ve known who were actually in-country but told me they never saw any action at all and spent much of their 0ff-time hanging out in bars. One guy who was in communications told me the only shots fired in anger that he saw was when some ROK troops shot some rounds into a PX store after some disagreement they had. Lot of BS and stolen valor going on with that war.

    • Replies: @curri
    , @Hibernian
    , @Corn
  131. anonymous[332] • Disclaimer says:

    Political correctness’ is just militant Anti White hatred

    Mass immigration, open borders, are ‘Privileges’ for whites ONLY!

    This are not required of ANY non white peoples ANYWHERE!

    Diversity’ is entirely ONE-WAY: taking white institutions and populations and turning them non white.

  132. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @AnotherDad

    Catholics need to wrest back control of their institutions from the cucks.

    That would be called a “reformation”.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  133. Hail says: • Website
    @istevefan

    You know, a lot of people are loose with their use of political Orwellisms, but it occurs to me that the Two Minute Hate really has arrived by the 2010s, and this is it. That is, this incident is one of our weekly Two Minute Hates.

    All the plugged-in, morally upright, and upstanding people across the USA (and further afield in the USA’s various cultural satellites), lined up obediently to join in with this racialized/politicized Two Minute Hate against these boys. No one seemed to care about critical inquiry or fact-finding, because Two Minute Hates don’t work like that.

    The Two Minute Hate concept some applied to Bin Laden or other shadowy, distant figures (which admittedly holds truer to Orwell’s Emmanuel Goldstein), but these domestic Two Minute Hates are much more significant and truer to the spirit of Orwell’s concept IMO.

  134. Racist white boys need to be crushed early before they grow up to become Hitler. If we would kill Hitler as a baby, we can easily doxx these white boy Catholic idiot teens and ensure they and their racist parents are unemployable.

  135. EldnaYm says:
    @AnotherDad

    Not a single WASP. Reminds me of the Supreme Court. This won’t stop some commenters here from complaining about how oppressed Catholics are.

  136. Hail says: • Website
    @istevefan

    Over-under date-and-time on when this controversy will first be addressed by Executive Tweet?

  137. Anonymous[163] • Disclaimer says:

    I’m sure I’m not the first to think that the focus on Catholics in the last couple of weeks (Knights of Columbus, now this) is battlespace preparation for Amy Coney Barrett. RBG must be sicker than we think.

  138. EldnaYm says:
    @Bubba

    Survey data tells you Jews dislike Evangelicals more than anyone.

    Jews hate Protestants more, for the simple reason that they are the historical population majority group. Seeking to undermine majorities is one of those anti-Semitic tropes that looks truer and truer the more one investigates.

    As for Catholics, they and Jews hate each other so much that they vote the same politicians in office, support the same open borders policies, and find themselves displacing Northwestern European Protestants in all American institutions. Irish Catholics who supported the IRA and sought to undermine U.S. foreign relations for their own interests are no better than Israel firsters.

    But that’s all peachy since some Catholic priests made anti-Semitic statements. Give me a break.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  139. jon says:

    Nathan Phillips appears to surface in the media quite regularly.

    Here he is protesting on the steps of the Trump International Hotel:

  140. curri says:
    @anonymous

    One guy who was in communications told me the only shots fired in anger that he saw was when some ROK troops shot some rounds into a PX store after some disagreement they had.

    I’m pretty sure I recall such an incident at Dong Ba Thin in 1968. Really.

  141. Hail says: • Website

    Nathan Phillips:

    Looks like a substantial amount of Amerindian blood, probably above the average for self-identified Amerindians in today’s USA.*

    It’s really a shame for the Red Man that their race’s most famous son-of-the-moment is a fight-picking, rabble-rousing, race-hustling, semi-homeless ne’er-do-well and malcontent.

    (By “most famous son-of-the-moment,” I mean as of Jan. 19, 2019, of course, to last for as long as this little Two Minute Hate lasts. And how long will it last? How far will Nathan Phillips’ star rise? Perhaps he’ll end up on the other side as an MSNBC guest analyst for Amerindian issues?)

    On that note, it’s a shame that David Yeagley, a bona-fide Amerindian tribal member (though apparently with substantial European blood) and one-time writer for VDARE, is no longer with us. The anniversary of his death is five years ago this March. Here is a VDARE tribute to him following his death.

    David Yeagley (1951-2014) R.I.P.
    ______________

    * Thoughts on how “genetically Amerindian” those who self-identify as such are today:

    [MORE]

    On Census 2000, 2.5 million Americans [0.9% of total] claimed to be “Amerindian or Alaska Native” alone; an additional 1.6 million claimed Amerindian plus some other race [0.6%]. Considering this 1.5% together, what is a likely ballpark on European vs. Amerindian ancestral components? I am thinking it could be 60-40 European-Amerindian (excluding the likely Subsaharan component in some tribes).

    – If the 0.9% ‘full Amerindians’ avg. 50% genetically Amerindian
    – If the 0.6% ‘partial Amerindians’ avg. 20% genetically Amerindian
    = would equate to 40% Amerindian for the 4.1 million Americans who claimed Amerindian racial background (full or partial) on Census 2000. (I just made up these numbers but they seem plausible; am open to correction if anyone has better numbers, which I doubt exist given the political sensitivity of the matter.)

    While I don’t have a good eye for such things to say with certainty, Nathan Phillips sure looks like he exceeds this 40% average, which puts him decently to the right of the Amerind bell curve, i.e., one of the USA’s most-Amerind individuals without any connection to Latin America.

  142. b.t.o says:

    The repeated willingness of the legacy media and blue checks to toss their credibility in the rubbish over the most inane non-events is one of the more bizarre aspects of the Trump era.

    I would say that journalists seem to be quite bad at their jobs but I suspect that I’m missing the point and their job are simply something quite different now.

    It’s striking how many people report that they were “red-pilled” for lack of a better word by the Trayvon fiasco — more so than the Duke or Rolling Stone hoaxes — and I think for good reason. There are obvious parallels here with this kind of remorseless whole cloth fabrication, and I will be interested to see if this is another recruiting bonanza for the wrong thinkers.

  143. Hail says: • Website
    @DFH

    With Jewish pundits, you really do lose either way

    While there are more than a fair number of iSteve commenters of at-least-partial Jewish ancestry who vociferously protest what you write there (“Not all Jews are like that,” etc.), I would just ask open-endedly, if the Blumenthals and the Boots are really so sore about living among so many of us deplorable White Christians, why haven’t they ever honestly considered emigration to Israel? Israel is a successful and modern nation with a decent standard of living and almost no European Christians at all.

    There is no way to ask this that won’t sound like I’m trolling, I know, but in fact I am not trolling. I’d honestly like to know, to ask Blumenthal & others of like mind:

    Why not move on to greener pastures in Israel?

    • Troll: Tiny Duck.
    • Replies: @Kaganovitch
  144. @Counterinsurgency

    You do realise your sobriquet automatically appears with every comment in a way which unmistakably attributes the comment to you, don’t you?

    Extraneous Pointless Redundancy

    • Replies: @Counterinsurgency
  145. Bubba says:
    @Mr McKenna

    LOL – “teens” that could be Obama’s sons.

    Good point – it would definitely another local story forgotten in minutes.

  146. Hibernian says:
    @anonymous

    Kudos to that commo guy for his humility but it was a war in which everyone in country was in danger for the most part.

  147. Hibernian says:
    @Anonymous

    There’s a long history of Catholics working for reform within the Catholic Church. Luther started out that way. early Jesuits (not like the later ones) proceeded that way all of their lives.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  148. Yngvar says:

    1st instance the New York Times mentions March for Life.

  149. @Hail

    Blumenthal specifically, is very anti-Israel ( which DFH referred to by saying self- hating)

  150. This is a face POC, LGBT folks, and women know well. The “I can do whatever I want to you, and there’s nothing you do about it” face. Maddening. Smug. Entitled.

    It can make you feel powerless. But we’re not powerless so long as we keep fighting for the dignity of all people.

    • Replies: @MEH 0910
  151. Anonymous[378] • Disclaimer says:

  152. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hibernian

    Luther did not intend to start a reformation, but a reform inside his own Church. But these things work out differently sometimes.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  153. @Daniel H

    Some guys finagled their way into the military during WWII a little before they were legally old enough to, but I don’t about during Vietnam.

  154. Did anything shake out of that earlier Wounded Knee Moment at EMU, or was it just a routine Haven Monahan atrocity?

  155. @Mike P.

    Consider: around 1870 or so there were periodic conflicts over Bible-reading in schools. Catholics were against these practices because they did not want to read from the KJ version……

    And the fact that these kids were in DC for the March for Life shouldn’t be neglected. A great deal of the Jewish support for abortion is driven by the fact that opposition to abortion is mostly associated with white Christians

    KJV rejection starts cultural decline – even Mark Helprin who is Jewish, recognized it as a cornerstone of our culture.

    100% agree – the shrill reaction by MSM , SJW etc is 100% projection.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  156. njguy73 says:
    @Henry's Cat

    You have to wonder what fraction of the staff at the NYT, WaPo, NPR, BBC, Guardian, etc. have any regular contact with teenage boys.

    No, there’s no way that statement could be misinterpreted.

  157. MBlanc46 says:
    @screwthealtright

    I’ve used my AGREE/LOL/TROLL quota, so I’ll have to comment, “Troll”

  158. Hail says: • Website
    @Stephen Paul Foster

    “Political Catholicism” varies by country, for sure, and in the USA varies too by ethnic group, region, and era. But speaking on the whole, I do agree that the Roman church in the USA has been more a force for the Left (that is, for the the incipient “Multicultacracy”) and against the nationalist-Right.

    For one thing, that church encouraged a coherent, sustained quasi-ethnic minority-grievance attitude among its members, something the USA had hitherto essentially not known but which it now knows well. (The USA’s political culture is now, it seems to me, almost entirely based on ethnoreligious minority grievance against the majority.)

    I see no trace of this in the Kentucky boys (born in the 2000-2004 period). They might as well be Protestants. There is nothing distinguishing them as Catholics. This is a good sign, a sign that the older and unhelpful strains of political Catholicism we see from the Kennedys and Paul Ryan are less and less relevant.

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  159. @ACommenter

    FWIW, another method employed was to threaten newspaper distributors (the ones who stocked newsstands etc) that if they continued to carry the NYHT they would no longer be permitted to supply the NYT. Naturally, they did this once they perceived they were gaining the upper hand, around the middle of the last century. If gentiles had done it, it would have constituted actionable restraint of trade.

  160. DFH says:
    @Forbes

    Thank you for the correction, I got her mixed up with someone else.

  161. @Justice Duvall

    Is it easier for the NYT to bully WASPs into compliance.

    Ergo, they hate the Catholics more.

    Butt the Catholics have a time honored tradition of boy buggering which the NYT absolutely loves..

  162. @Autochthon

    It’s a tradition, sort of like “Burma Shave”.

    Counterinsurgency

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  163. @Jake

    Right. Funny thing, that. I’d have to say that the Left does hate these denomination, and that this is self-referentially true (that is, these denominations, being on the Left, hate themselves). It would seem that this only increases the strength of the alliances in the following way:

    * Denominations hate themselves.
    * Attempt to atone for sin by sacrifice and following the life of Jesus, as per New Testament.
    * Attempt to atone for sin by sacrificing other people (people whom the Left hates).
    * Find that the “march through the institutions” means that they have to limit sacrificing themselves so that they can sacrifice more other people (people whom the Left hates) in what is often called “virtue signaling” but they think of as “preventing sin by punishing sinners”.
    * and therefore end up both rich and virtuous (and psychological messes with few children, but, hey, can’t win ’em all)

    In much the same sort of doublethink, I’ve seen it reported that the Imperial Chinese bureaucracy tended towards Taoism while practicing Confucianism or even Legalism. It was their way of being able to sleep at night.

    Just a guess, from my limited experience. However, it does fit every member of these denominations I’ve met so far (over several decades).

    Counterinsurgency

  164. @Anon

    From Vogue:

    He raised a wooden staff adorned with nine eagle feathers in the air as he addressed his security team, volunteers who had stepped back into familiar roles guarding gates at camp. They were outfitted in head-to-toe camouflage, masked by bandanas printed with the word Resist, and bearing walkie-talkies. “I have a relative here who said he’d lead the way and scout ahead for us,” Phillips continued, his voice breaking. “You know, I’m from Vietnam times. I’m what they call a recon ranger. That was my role. So I thank you for taking that point position for me.”

    Welp, I spent some time as a U.S. Navy officer, am pretty familiar with USMC matters and I never heard of a Marine “recon ranger.” “Vietnam times” sounds like he’s maybe fudging “Vietnam-ERA vet.”

    It’s possible the reporter misreported what the old crank said about being a “recon ranger.” It’s also possible that Phillips is full of sxxt. I find myself leaning towards the latter. “Lead the way” sounds like Ranger talk, whereas Phillips is claiming USMC, and the above passage strikes me as something a military fraud might say basing his little speech on war movie tropes.

    My prediction is that Phillips will claim he never made the “recon ranger” statement and that he never served in Vietnam: was just in while the war was going on, if at all. Might be a Semper Foni.

  165. Me says:
    @Logan

    Not until the 90s. Until 1968, when the Hays Code was done away with. Joseph Breen, who enforced the code, was Catholic.

  166. anastasia says:

    Two political groups, one using a drum, sings out his message, and the other political group, sings out their message. They came together, how, I do not know, and while one played drums and sang out strongly, the kids did what was natural – some swayed to the music, clapped and laughed.

    I’m supposed to think this means “hate”? They are gong to get “expelled” from school for that? Nothing short of Nuts.

  167. Those born in 1955 were the last subject to the active draft. I was in that Nixon-Ford bubble between the end of the draft and the (temporary) end of draft registration. My little brother didn’t have to register.

    Val Kilmer didn’t have to register, either. But had he been born a few hours later, he would have. Life and death can be so arbitrary.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  168. @Anonymous

    Luther did not intend to start a reformation, but a reform inside his own Church. But these things work out differently sometimes.

    Likewise, the Eighth could count to seven once:

  169. Which Kind of White Boys Does the NYT Hate Most: Protestants or Catholics?

    Silly question. It’s whichever one clinches the particular argument for them at any given moment.

    It’s the flip side of “who we are”.

  170. MEH 0910 says:
    @Tiny Duck.

    • Replies: @Hail
  171. @Logan

    I think this all changed as a result of the largely self-inflicted Catholic sex abuse wound of recent decades.

    No, their opposition to the new secular sacrament of abortion long predated that.

    As for positive portrayals, if Jewish screenwriters were anything like Jewish songwriters, they’d have had a thing for Irish chorus girls. No need to offend them.

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  172. Corn says:
    @anonymous

    I had a coworker years ago who was a Vietnam vet. He was a bartender or barback at the officers’ club on one of the larger bases.

    If I recall correctly he had some high school sports injury. A “fit enough to be drafted but not fit for combat” type deal. Or maybe he was perfectly healthy and just got lucky. I don’t remember.

  173. Pericles says:
    @Alec Leamas

    Yet this non-event merits coverage in the “paper of record?”

    The ‘permanent record’, if you will.

  174. Art Deco says:
    @Stephen Paul Foster

    FDR didn’t shut down Fr. Coughlin. The Holy See had his ordinary do so. Cdl. Pacelli was instrumental in that. Coughlin was an embarrassment, and later said it was a mistake to enter politics.

    The elite Catholic universities (Georgetown, ND) have turned hard left. I wonder how much of it dut to left wing Jewish infiltration. I

    It has nothing to do with the usual fantasia on these boards. You have several vectors. The most consequential has been the demographic collapse of the religious orders. The decline in the annual number of ordinations to the secular clergy (-55% between 1965 and 2002) was bad enough. You could make adjustments, though, by consolidating physical plant, redeploying manpower from teaching and administration to parish ministry, and off-loading functions onto lay employees and volunteers. Also, the sad decline in attendance at Mass meant there was less demand for the services of priests. The decline in the number of ordinations to the regular clergy was far worse (-90%), and the decline in the number of women professing their final vows was even more severe (-97% in one congregation of which I’m aware). Nothing you could do but shut down apostolates or secularize them. To add to the trouble, often the residue in the orders were deeply corrupt. One wag referred to the charism of the Society of Jesus as ‘single-malt scotch and sodomy’ (when they’re not pushing Marxism).

    To add to that, any lay Catholics recruited to the board or to the faculty proved ultimately useless on balance. The Catholic intelligentsia and the church-o-cracy are amply staffed with Vichy Catholics for whom religion is a discourse or a display or a social activity, not something which encompasses either metaphysics or morals. Look at Andrew Greeley’s writings and see if you can locate an affirmation on faith an morals that James Hashcookies Pike would have been unwilling to make. Of course, types like the Greeleys aren’t numerous enough anymore to run anything but parishes and offices in the diocesan chancery or the U.S. Catholic conference (and parishes have no need of intellectuals).

  175. Pericles says:
    @screwthealtright

    I see we’ve triggered a future LGBT judge of the 9th circuit. How about that.

  176. Art Deco says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    After 1970, you were subject to conscription the calendar year you turned 20. About 700 people from the 1953 cohort were drafted in 1973. They were the last.

    You have a few score people on the VietNam Wall who were killed after January 1973. They were embassy guards, or they participated in the final evacuation, or they were killed in incidents e.g. that at Mayaguez. A few were born during the years running from 1954 through 1957.

  177. Art Deco says:
    @Stephen Paul Foster

    The Berrigan brothers were always political activists in clerical garb, quite abnormal, really. Philip Berrigan was excommunicated in 1973. The young Nancy Pelosi may have been a serious Catholic. There’s no obtrusive indication of it in the lives of any of the others. In our own time, maybe 10% of the population of nominal Catholics sits in the confessional even once a year. (Once a year is obligatory, btw). Paul Ryan may be an observant suburban Catholic, but it’s never had much influence on his political thought (and, truth be told, Catholic Social Teaching is difficult to operationalize).

  178. @Counterinsurgency

    Let a thousand flowers blossom; I just thought it odd, but I don’t mind. At least it’s more concise and less bizarre than the Authentic Jizzman.

  179. Hail says: • Website
    @MEH 0910

    This is a face POC, LGBT folks, and women know well

    When you hear something like that, no need to read further because you know a third-rate Coalition of the Fringes fantasy / self-serving political (self-)delusion is next.

    The biggest delusion may be that, quote, “women” will ever fully join in @AlsionRFloyd’s weird little political hate-mob, at least to the extent its core constituencies do.

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  180. @Hail

    I think in this case the Papist influence is a variable lacking influence – what you see is the difference between people in Kentucky and those (like Ryan, Pelosi, Kennedy, etc.) in more depraved parts of the continent.

    • Replies: @Hail
  181. @Hail

    Imagine countless insulting diatribes invoking physiognamy – and that’s what these are – aimed at the archetypal, surly visage of any if the thousands of teenaged Negro rapists or the scowling, squining defiance popular among mestizo cholos caught at armed robbery, all delivered by upstanding European people. They would be denounced and pilloried for attacking children, and Unpersoned to a man.

    Invective against white children like this one, innocent of any wrongdoing short of minding his own business,however, earns praise and piling on.

    Those who continue to think the U.S.A. exists are deluded. It exists only inasmuch as a man continues to exist metely becsuse a corpse continuing to be identified by his name does.

    • Replies: @Hail
  182. @Reg Cæsar

    Any “self-inflicted sex abuse wound” seems grievous – Catholic or otherwise.

    Ouch.

  183. Hail says: • Website
    @Autochthon

    That fits for Pelosi and Kennedy, but Paul Ryan is of long Wisconsin origin.

    See: Ancestry of Paul Ryan [comment-75] and post-script on the ancestry of Paul Ryan (wife and children) [comment-76].

    I do think there is a lingering tendency for, all else equal, White U.S. Catholics to vote more D; no longer decisive and certainly an anachronism, but lots of people love their political anachronisms. This has long been part of the Catholic identity in the USA.

    I do agree that none of this really applies to the Kentucky situation. Their school’s address is literally “[number] Dixie Highway.”

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  184. Hail says: • Website
    @Autochthon

    Imagine countless insulting diatribes invoking physiognamy – and that’s what these are – aimed at the archetypal, surly visage of any if the thousands of teenaged Negro rapists

    The closest to this ever existing in the West that I can think of:

    The prole press in 1930s Germany (e.g., Der Stürmer).

  185. @Hail

    Wisonsin is doormat, Other-Worshipping, Nordic (“Midwestern Nice,” cf. Minneapolimolia).

    Kentucky is larglely piss-and-vinegar, good ol’ boy Scots-Irish; folks value individuality, home-rule, kith, and kin more than the relatively conformist and agreeable Nordics and Teutons of Wisconsin. Kentucky actually adopted an official stance of neutrality during the War of Northern Aggression, only effectively joining the U.S.A. after attempts by the Confederate Army to occupy it for obvious strategic reasons. Even still, a lot of Kentuckians fought for the C.S.A. – a lot.

    Thus, although not as historically depraved as Mexinchifornia or Massachusetts, Wisconsin is far and away more relatively so than Kentucky.

  186. Hibernian says:
    @EldnaYm

    “Irish Catholics who supported the IRA and sought to undermine U.S. foreign relations for their own interests are no better than Israel firsters.”

    True. Also true that such people are few in numbers. You’ll find many Irish names in the phone book, and zero IRA activity, in St. Louis, Milwaukee, Minny – St. Paul, etc., and it’s not all that prevalent in Chicago.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  187. Hibernian says:
    @ACommenter

    A major explicitly stated goal of public schools was to convert Catholics to Protestantism.

  188. Boomer says:

    Came here from Steyn on Line, and heartened that you wondered about Mr Phillips’ bona fides as a “Marine Vietnam Veteran”. Indeed, American troops were pulled out of Vietnam in 1973. Moreover, Marine combat troops were pulled out of Vietnam in 1971. It seems highly unlikely that Mr Phillips really served in Vietnam. Of course, in keeping with the times, perhaps all that matters (to Phillips, anyway) is that he “identifies” as a Marine Vietnam Veteran.

  189. Rebunga says:

    White student was too uppity for mainstream media tastes.

  190. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hibernian

    When i lived there in the seventies the St. Louis Irish, at least all I knew, regarded the IRA as scum, though they did prefer that the English would someday leave the North-in a peaceful transition.

    I remember when they blew up Mountbatten. I had an Irish social studies teacher and he thought it was an incredibly stupid thing to do and said so.

  191. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mr McKenna

    I assume yours was an all White school, no blacks. A White woman who tried that in a black school would have been beaten down and nothing would have been done.

    A mob of howling black mammas led by the local jackleg revun preacher trumps lesbian privilege any time.

  192. Art Deco says:
    @Mr McKenna

    Ahh… you’re thinking of the old New York Herald-Tribune, which the NYT drove out of business back in the 1960s.

    They might have imploded eventually, but it was a pitiless labor dispute which killed them off, not the competition. Cities a great deal smaller than New York could and did support multiple broadsheets in 1966.

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