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You’ve got to hand it to Donald Trump: He’s the anti-Mitt Romney.

Remember how spooked Ol’ Mittens was any time the Main Stream Media squealed at something he said? Remember when he endorsed “self-deportation”?—a perfectly sensible and humane concept. If we rigorously enforce the people’s laws on immigration, then illegal aliens won’t be able to get jobs, so they’ll go back to their countries of origin—self-deportation. Well, maybe they will and maybe they won’t, but the MSM spun it as cattle wagons rolling to the gas chambers. Mittens scurried for cover, and we heard no more about self-deportation.

That sure isn’t Trump’s style. Last Wednesday, The Donald told a rally that Barack Obama was the founder of ISIS. The following morning, on Hugh Hewitt‘s radio show, Hewitt [Email him] tackled him on that.

Clip: Last night, you said the President was the founder of ISIS. I know what you meant. You meant that he created the vacuum, he lost the peace.

DT: No, I meant he’s the founder of ISIS. I do. He was the most valuable player. I give him the most valuable player award. I give her, too, by the way, Hillary Clinton.

HH: But he’s not sympathetic to them. He hates them. He’s trying to kill them.

DT: I don’t care. He was the founder. His, the way he got out of Iraq was that that was the founding of ISIS, okay? [Transcript]

Personally, speaking as a professional writer with some dedication to the precise meaning of words, I’m shaking my head listening to that.

But then I reflect on how utterly un-Romneyish it is, And I further reflect on the fact that Romney’s Midwestern niceness was so uninspiring that millions of working-class white Americans who might have swung the election for him thought their time would be better spent staying home and watching Celebrity Apprentice instead.

So who knows? Romney lost; maybe this anti-Romney will win.

Trump’s a smart guy. I know, he started with a family business; but he expanded that business a hundredfold. That takes smarts. Perhaps he’s just treating the media the way his base thinks they should be treated, and exposing their general level of Leftist hysteria.

Did I mention that Romney lost? Against an inevitably hostile media, it’s time a candidate tried something different.

Which brings me to Peggy Noonan’s column last weekend. Title, at any rate in the New York Post version, Don In The Dumps. Subtitle: “The polls are in. Americans think Trump is Crazy.”

I always make time for Peggy’s columns. Yeah, yeah, I know: She’s Conservatism, Inc., hardcore Establishment, and missing a lot of the equipment needed to make sense of the world. She has no science or math, probably believes that black underachievement is the result of wrong parenting practices, or not enough religion.

She writes well, though, and she sure knows her way round that Establishment she’s a member of. She has more self-awareness than the average Conservatism, Inc. apologist, and occasionally offers penetrating insights into the mentality and workings of the GOP elite.

Peggy gave us the full GOP-Establishment disdain for Trump. He’s boorish; he acts like he’s insane; he’s not serious about running for President; he can’t process advice—Peggy means, of course, advice from Establishment types like herself and, oh, to pick a name at random … Mitt Romney. He’s shown disrespect to his own supporters, who’ve put themselves on the line for him. Hey, Peggy, we can handle it, don’t worry. And so on.

But then Peggy delivered one of those penetrating insights. Money quote, about three-quarters of the way through:

From what I’ve seen there has been zero reflection on the part of Republican leaders on how much the base’s views differ from theirs and what to do about it. The GOP is not at all refiguring its stands.

That again, to recycle my favorite Pat Buchananism, is right down the smokestack.

The veteran French diplomat Talleyrand is supposed to have said, concerning the kings of France’s Bourbon dynasty who were reinstalled by the allies after Napoleon’s defeat, quote: “They have learned nothing, and forgotten nothing.”

Just so with the GOP. They learned nothing from Romney’s failure in 2012; and they have learned nothing from Donald Trump’s success in this year’s primaries.

As for forgetting nothing: Well, if we are positing a Trump defeat in November here and making an analogy with the defeat of Napoleon and the restoration of the Bourbons, the main thing the Bourbons couldn’t forget was the reign of their man Louis XIV in the decades before 1715, when France was the politically, militarily, and culturally dominant power in Europe.

Ronald Reagan plays somewhat the same role in the GOP-elite imagination. “If only we could find another Reagan to rally our voters behind,” they sigh.

This is a different country from the America of 1980, though. Most notably, it’s less white, thanks to mass Third World immigration. Ronald Reagan himself couldn’t with a Presidential election in today’s America. He most surely couldn’t get elected Governor of California. [Peter Brimelow disagrees].

The Bourbons never did get another Louis XIV. Their dynasty sputtered out at last in a popular revolution and the Second Empire under Napoleon’s nephew.

Yes, Trump might fail in November and the GOP Establishment might regain power over the party. Things won’t be as they were before, though. They never are. Too much will have changed. The GOP elites will just be going through the motions, like the Bourbons after Napoleon.

Does Donald Trump have any nephews? I’ll check and get back to you …

Breaking news: I wrote the above before I’d read Peggy Noonan’s column of thisweekend.

ORDER IT NOW

I’m glad I cut Peggy some slack. Reading her column this weekend (How Global Elites Forsake Their Countrymen—subtitle “Those in power see people at the bottom as aliens whose bizarre emotions they must try to manage,” WSJ, August 11, 2016)—I see that she really does get it.

Peggy doesn’t make it easy to read her columns online without a subscription. That’s understandable and I respect it. You can’t expect everyone to be as free with the productions of their minds as we here at VDARE.com. It’s an important column, though, so with the hope that Peggy won’t sue me, I’ll give you a long quote from the very end:

Affluence detaches, power adds distance to experience. I don’t have it fully right in my mind but something big is happening here with this division between the leaders and the led. It is very much a feature of our age. But it is odd that our elites have abandoned or are abandoning the idea that they belong to a country, that they have ties that bring responsibilities, that they should feel loyalty to their people or, at the very least, a grounded respect.

I close with a story that I haven’t seen in the mainstream press. This week the Daily Caller’s Peter Hasson reported that recent Syrian refugees being resettled in Virginia, were sent to the state’s poorest communities. Data from the State Department showed that almost all Virginia’s refugees since October “have been placed in towns with lower incomes and higher poverty rates, hours away from the wealthy suburbs outside of Washington, D.C.” Of 121 refugees, 112 were placed in communities at least 100 miles from the nation’s capital. The suburban counties of Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington—among the wealthiest in the nation, and home to high concentrations of those who create, and populate, government and the media—have received only nine refugees.

Some of the detachment isn’t unconscious. Some of it is sheer and clever self-protection. At least on some level they can take care of their own.

I urge you to read the whole column. I especially urge you to do so if you are a decision-maker at the Republican National Committee. Peggy gets it.

From what I’ve been seeing so far in your response to the Donald Trump phenomenon, you guys don’t.

And neither, needless to say, does Mitt Romney.

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjectsfor all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. ) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He’s had two books published by VDARE.com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and From the Dissident Right II: Essays 2013. His writings are archived atJohnDerbyshire.com.

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  1. Jason Liu says:

    Trump isn’t very outrageous though. As far as mudslinging goes, all of his comments sound pretty mild to me, even if you were to replace “Mexican”, “Muslim” etc with “Chinese”. Either Americans are more delicate than I thought, or I’ve been shitposting for too long.

    Either way, the biggest problem is that the establishment right isn’t putting their weight behind their nominee. A slicker, more charismatic nationalist could probably get enough minority votes to win. But people like that are rare, and shouldn’t be counted on. It will take more years of suffering before Republicans Inc. realize that civility is unimportant when it comes to defeating egalitarianism.

    • Agree: Travis
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  2. gregdeane says:

    If Trump doesn’t win The White House, the Hildebeast will flood the country with Hispanics and Muslims so quickly that the Republicans would be lucky to have county sheriffs elected by 2024.

    DT is not a Ronald Reagan but he has the enemies of the West and their quisling allies spooked. The Muslims even try to blame him when a gunman shot dead an imam this week. The Muslims should blame themselves. They invade countries all over the world bringing nothing with them except demands for largess from the host countries, changes to dress codes, and religious concessions no one else receives, and random acts of violence. They are involved in crime and consequently over-represented in prisons up to ten times their proportion of the population. They demand halal levies on a vast range of food products and use the money to fund Islamic wars. They introduce sharia law by stealth with the intention of introducing a theocratic government in Western countries, just as they did in the Byzantine and Persian empires, starting 1400 years ago.

    Then they try to blame a courageous, outspoken white leader when one of their clerics is killed. In the meantime ISIS is crucifying Christian priests in the Middle East, and the Taliban is probably doing the same in Central Asia.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
    , @Corvinus
  3. The normally astute Mr. D should at least consider the proposition that the GOP “Establishment” entirely “get it”, but don’t give a shit.

    They are indifferent to the outcome of the election so long as they control a critical mass of support sufficient to resist Hillary. This would enable them to continue the extortion, favor-seeking, cronyism etc. (in other words, business as usual on Capitol Hill).

    The two-party system has arrived at a classic Nash Equilibrium wherein the GOP Elite would prefer to lose than see the profitable equilibrium upset by a third, outside force like Trump. They will happily watch him go down in flames, as this would discourage future usurpers. Meanwhile, their paymasters will reward them while they regroup for 2020.

    • Replies: @Seoulsurvivor
  4. the left are a bunch of pussies and the right is a tribe of knuckle-draggers. authors, such as derbyshire, rile up the right. authors for the left do the same thing. standard web stuff.
    if left & right citizens are constantly at war with themselves, the blame will never end up where it belongs – on the duopoly.
    most of america is not represented, and hasn’t been for decades. votes for trump or clinton will produce a continuation of the status quo: low wage jobs or underemployment; endless war; neoliberal economics; unhealthy healthcare system; regressive educational system; continued privatization; corporate rule; massive governmental corruption; dilettantes instead of representatives; imperial presidents; getting wealthy on government service; two tiered justice system…….
    americans are being played by the political class. our method of governance is rotten to the core. reform is useless. who expects the ruling class to reform itself? both parties are to blame.
    as jfk remarked: “those who make peaceful revolution impossible make violent revolution inevitable.”

  5. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    “Yes, Trump might fail in November and the GOP Establishment might regain power over the party. Things won’t be as they were before, though. They never are.”

    The Party can purge the managers and insiders.

    It cannot purge the voters. Voters made Trump.

    Btw, I don’t see what is ‘crazy’ about Trump.

    His policy proposals sound the sanest in a long time.

    WMD and Iraq War were crazy.

    Hysteria about Russia is crazy.

    Libyan fiasco and arming terrorists in Syria are crazy.]]

    Trump should go from ‘crooked hillary’ to ‘crazy hillary’.

    Also, the Clintons did most to increase policing against blacks.
    And Liberal urbanites did most to gentrify cities and drive blacks out.
    Funny they are running as friends of blacks when they support mass immigration to swamp the blacks.

    • Replies: @pyrrhus
    , @woodNfish
  6. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website
    @gregdeane

    “If Trump doesn’t win The White House, the Hildebeast will flood the country with Hispanics and Muslims so quickly that the Republicans would be lucky to have county sheriffs elected by 2024.”

    Well, here’s hoping Muslims vs homos. And Hispanics will drown out blacks.
    That is one good side to immigration.

    And more Muslims might mean more BDS and anti-Zionism.

    I think we should side with Mexicans against blacks and with Muslims against Jews/homos.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  7. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    The media hysteria about Trump goes to show that the media, deep down inside, know that he is sounder on facts and saner on issues.
    They can’t beat him on facts and issues, so they must beat him with “he is crazy”, “he is a madman”, and etc.

    If we go down the list on issues and facts, majority of Americans will agree with Trump.

    Immigration. Control it and reduce it.

    Illegal Immigration. No amnesty.

    Gun rights. Protect it.

    Constitution. Uphold it and the freedom of speech.

    World affairs. Choose peace and diplomacy over war and ‘new cold war’.

    Crime. Law and order over BLM.

    Economy. Favor American workers over corporate profit and ‘free trade’.

    Trump beats Hillary on all such issues. So, the media have to create the meme of TRUMP IS CRAZY.
    It’s purely emotive and goes against facts. Media get away with it cuz Trump’s style is ‘uppity’.
    He appears to Jewish elites the way a tough-minded negro looked to a white overlord. Like a ‘crazy ni**er’. Trump says things that politicians are not supposed to say. ‘Crazy’ is deviating from the globo-elite script.

    It’s Hillary who is crazy enough to say Putin is Hitler and push ‘new cold war’, but we are told it is Trump who might set off a nuclear war. It was Hillary who carried out crazy murderous wars in the Muslim world and praises Merkel’s crazy plan of ‘welcoming’ invaders. But that is ‘sane’ to the media.

    Huh?

    Facts say otherwise, but the Jewish media would have us believe that Trump is General Jack D. Ripper when he is the one calling for peace.

    Libs are funny. When Nixon met with mao, the killer of 50 million, they cheered the event.
    And they cheered Nixon’s detente with USSR too.

    But when Trump calls for peace with Putin, it’s the horror of horrors.

    The Libs have no credibility left, but Americans are so dumb that they fall for media hype.

    Of course, we know why media hate Trump and Putin. Media is run by Jewish Globalists, and they fear the rise of the uppity whites who won’t carry water for Jews anymore.

    • Replies: @map
  8. well, madame anonymny, a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

  9. It was the tiresome heavy metal ” singer ” Mr Ozzy Osbourne who coined the phrase, “At least I’m not f****** Sting.”
    I would not expect Mr Trump to stoop to that level, but surely there is an opening here for some entrepreneur. Badges, T shirts and the like could be emblazoned with The Donald’s likeness and the words, ” At least I’m not f****** Mitt Romney ”
    I’m sure they would go down very well with some of the younger Trump supporters.

  10. unit472 says:

    I like this bit from Peggy Noonan’s piece-

    “On Wall Street, where they used to make statesmen, they now barely make citizens. CEOs are consumed with short-term thinking, stock prices, quarterly profits. They don’t really believe that they have to be involved with “America” now; they see their job as thinking globally and meeting shareholder expectations.

    In Silicon Valley the idea of “the national interest” is not much discussed. They adhere to higher, more abstract, more global values. They’re not about America, they’re about … well, I suppose they’d say the future…”

    The refusal of Apple to help the FBI ‘hack’ the San Bernardino terrorist’s phone is an example. OK I get Apple’s concern over giving governments keys to the devices they sell to the public but can anyone imagine a US or UK company publicly refusing to help break German or Japanese codes in WW2? Could not have Apple simply said ‘give us the phone and we’ll see what we can do’? My guess is that is exactly what Apple would have done had it been the Chinese government asking for help after a terrorist attack there.

  11. “From what I’ve seen there has been zero reflection on the part of Republican leaders on how much the base’s views differ from their pay masters and what to do about it. The GOP is not at all refiguring its stands.”

    Fixed it for Peg and Derb. The donor class is the base of both parties. How can anybody not know this?

    • Replies: @Lagertha
  12. @Priss Factor

    Restrictive Immigration Policies, an Industrial Policy, blanket opposition to Neo-Liberalism. A large trade surplus. No blacks or Mexicans, an educated workforce. It’s the sort of one-party rule America needs!

  13. Binyamin says:

    Statistical evidence shows most incumbent US presidents go on to win a second term. Romney was fighting against a sitting incumbent so in that sense the tide of history and the balance of probability was against him. If Romney was standing against Hillary now he would probably win. We will never know. By the way, what a pity that half way through an otherwise interesting article, Derbyshire has to obey his inner white nationalist and mention black underachievement even though this is unrelated to the theme of the article. Incidentally, by black underachievement he presumably means African American underachievement?, since children of West African immigrant families are aspirational and are among the highest educational achievers.
    Derbyshire is however right in the sense that Trump cannot win by playing the polite, nice guy. Astonishingly and shamefully, for a large section of the electorate and Republican grassroots, his biggest selling point is his outrageousness and the fact that he is a overgrown playground bully and he is rude and abrasive, especially to women, the disabled, Mexicans, Muslims and immigrants (legal or otherwise). The only vulnerable members of society he is not rude to are the poor (and dirt poor) whites even though he has zero empathy for anyone but himself and his immediate family. Trump is a master at appealing to the lowest base instincts of a section of society, mainly but not exclusively the poor whites.
    Trump cannot change track now even if he thinks he has gone too far. To the question of whether Trump really believes in some of the nonsense he sprouts, one has one’s doubt. Heck, the guy grew up in upmarket Manhattan, surrounded by, yes, you have guessed it, Muslims, immigrants both legal and illegal, blacks, Mexicans, assertive women, disabled, gays etc. Trump feels mostly at home in cosmopolitan, multicultural New York and it is likely he never met a red neck until his election campaign started in earnest.
    The saddest aspect of Trump candidacy is that millions of desperately poor whites, apparently stuck is perpetual poverty and having witnessed their industrial communities decimated have now placed their hopes on the chances of a demented megalomaniac with zero empathy and zero compassion for others.
    However, the most astonishing thing about Trump’s candidacy is that a Manchurian candidate and possible Russian agent may be in the White House by next January. Perhaps Derbyshire, who is a trained mathematician, would like to calculate the probability of how rapidly civilization as we know it will come to an end once Trump enters the White House.

  14. pyrrhus says:
    @Priss Factor

    Yes, Trump’s positions are highly sensible, for the most part. Hillary is now adopting Trump’s trade positions, though she will break those promises if elected. But the old Republican party is finished…Trump has broken the media blockade on immigration, race, and economic decline. And the voters will not forgive Republicans who have not supported Trump.

    • Replies: @woodNfish
  15. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    Globerals are smugots, or smug-bigots.

    They are self-righteous do-goody supremacists. Their moral vanity is such that they HATE anyone who would dares to prick their bubble.
    They look in the mirror and say, ‘mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?’
    Themselves of course… even as they rig the system to prioritize their own privilege.

    Just like physical narcissists can’t stand people who don’t agree that they are beautiful, smug moral narcissists cannot tolerate anyone who doesn’t see how noble and wonderful they are. What a bunch of smugots.

    They get off by feeling they are so good and wonderful because of holier-than-thou sanctimonious attitudes that are supposedly unimpeachable.

    Narcissists hate those who dissent or challenge their high self-regard.
    Much of ‘progressivism’ isn’t about humanity or justice. Those are just empty slogans. It is about virtue-signaling or virtue-reflecting in front of a mirror.
    It is just ideological narcissism. Notice how these smugots attend the finest schools and want the best privilege(like in BLUE JASMINE) but also to signal to themselves and the world how superior they are in intellect and values to the rest of the world.

    These smugots hate Trump not because Trump is a narcissist but because he abandoned some of his former globo-narcissism to offer something to the American people who are hurting.

    Actually, the smugots prefer the former Trump who only seemed to care about himself and his personal empire.
    Trump risked much of his finances and well-being to do something for the people.
    In doing so, he exposed a giant hole at the core of globo-‘progressivism’ that talks the talk about n’justice’ but is little more than smugots grabbing everything for themselves.
    To the Globerals, that is unforgivable. Smugots want to own all the ‘virtue’ within the context and confines of their rigged system of rules called PC.

  16. unit472 says:
    @Binyamin

    I guess you didn’t notice the Gallup study ( based on 87,000 respondents) that Trump supporters are not low income or unemployed white trash. Many are like me, comfortably retired but concerned about the nation’s future.

  17. @Priss Factor

    Siding with Muslims on anything domestically is an ultimately suicidal game. No non-muslim’s Liberty and life are safe in the end as Muslims grow in numbers and belligerence in a society.

    • Replies: @anon
  18. @unit472

    And many Trump supporters are like me — a native-born American with a graduate degree, a good career, not even close to retirement, neither wealthy nor poor but moving slowly closer to well-off in the face of generally decreasing job prospects.

    Some other Trump supporters — not enough, but more than you’ll ever hear about from the racist white-hating, Christian-hating mass media — are like my wife. She is a non-white LEGAL immigrant who speaks fluent English, is grateful and loyal to America, industrious, and very afraid to see the USA descend into a corrupt bully State like her hom country.

    Like native-born Trump supporters, people like my wife are quite resentful of people who come here illegally, are too lazy or unintelligent or indifferent to become reasonably proficient in our language, demand ballots and food stamp / “Head Start” etc. applications in their own damn languages, refuse to drop their backwards cultures or savage “religions”, etc.

  19. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website
    @unit472

    Even if his supporters were ‘white trash’, nothing wrong with that. They need a voice and champion too.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  20. @Priss Factor

    We shouldn’t be using that hateful term about our people. But whenever someone uses the term white trash, ask them whether they use the term “BLACK trash.” If not, ask them why not. Embarrass the shit out of them.

    • Replies: @anon
  21. 5371 says:
    @Binyamin

    Trump grew up not in Manhattan but in Queens, where in those happier days he was not “surrounded by, yes, you have guessed it, Muslims, immigrants both legal and illegal, blacks, Mexicans, assertive women, disabled, gays etc”.

    • Replies: @Dissident
  22. that Talleyrand quote is a bit confusing.
    “They have learned nothing, and forgotten nothing.”

    the 2nd part implies to me they had not forgotten how the mob turned on and then overwhelmed them. The implication being they came back more ruthless than ever.

    But then if they had not forgotten what they had experienced then they would have learned something. Just saying. Don’t want to get in the way of a good quote.

    • Replies: @random observer
    , @Alden
  23. If John is now seeing Trump as too dumb and flawed to be President then readers are due an explanation of past enthusiasm. It is obvious from the quality of people in Trump’s orbit that he is not a serious public policy person. What we need is what a political party and philosophy provides. An agreed upon framework of where we want to be. And a cadre of candidates running for office who support and explain that framework to the voters.

    The Paul Nehlen episode was very disappointing. And revealing. Here was a guy running a credible campaign on the same ideas as Trump. Yet Trump not only does not speak on his behalf. He supports Ryan.

  24. woodNfish says:
    @Priss Factor

    Not securing our borders is crazy!
    Letting in more mulsims than we did before 9-11 is crazy!
    Letting illegals vote is crazy!

    We can do this all day. Crazy isn’t a concept, it’s government policy.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
    , @Rehmat
  25. woodNfish says:
    @unit472

    You should never believe the media lies anyway, and all they do is lie.

  26. woodNfish says:
    @pyrrhus

    for the most part

    Name some that aren’t, because I’ve read all of them and they are excellent positions designed to get this country back on its feet and out of the stupid zone where we are now.

    • Replies: @Steve Richter
  27. Marcus says:

    Romney is the archetypal GOP wimp, adopting a black kid to “diversify” his attractive white family, and worrying that Trump will cause “trickle down racism” (they really can never escape the Reagan shadow can they?)

  28. @woodNfish

    Name some that aren’t, because I’ve read all of them and they are excellent positions designed to get this country back on its feet and out of the stupid zone where we are now.

    I think the energy independence position is misguided. If the Saudis want to sell their oil cheap we should buy it. Save ours until later. Bombing the hell out of ISIS is bad policy. Will not destroy them. And after the destruction what then? More Muslim migrants? Trump does not talk about cutting spending – he want working class votes. And thinks he can get Black votes. But if we do not slash handouts like SSDI what is the incentive to work and be self reliant? Then Trump talks about growing the economy with tax cuts. Even if that does work the down side is a booming economy will attract more surges of migrants and immigrants.

    I like Trump’s positions a lot. Tariffs on imports. No birth right citizenship. Limit immigrants. Help rural counties to keep drugs out. Just do not think he has the focus to be president.

    • Replies: @woodNfish
    , @IA
  29. @Steve Richter

    I have generally taken it to mean that they had forgotten none of the arrogant assumptions of court life, the isolation of it, the focus on petty jealousies, and had added to them the vindictiveness of exile against both their traditional rivals and the people who overthrew them.

    Talleyrand, the master cynic, probably would not have said that if the Bourbons had satisfied them that they were capable of both learning from the failure of their former regime and the means of its downfall, and showing magnanimity to those who had ruled France in the interim.

    Oddly, the record showed that they did, to some extent. Louis XVIII conceded constitutional, parliamentary government along British lines [the revolution arguably exceeded that model already with the Legislative Assembly constitution of 1791] to stave off anything else, and left almost all the administrative and other reforms of the Napoleonic era intact. Many royalists, including younger ones born in exile, were ruthless. There was a period of White Terror. It seems only fair- their opponents had had several bouts of terror and tyranny of their own. Fair’s fair.

    His brother Charles X was a pretty good king, but he was generally worse than Louis in keeping up with the times. Not well served by his ministers and officials, who were likely worse. The British upper class of that era was much more effective at staying in power.

  30. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website
    @woodNfish

    When crazy is the new normal, sane is the new crazy.

    There is true sanity. Then, there is ‘sanity’ based on the power of narrative. This ‘sanity’ is defined by those with the power to do so. And most ‘respectable’ people want to be part of the power system. So, they become conformists with the ‘sane’ because it is associated with the power.

    • Replies: @woodNfish
  31. @Captain Willard

    “the GOP Elite would prefer to lose than see the profitable equilibrium upset”

    Couldn’t agree more. What I’ve said all along. They want the trough to stay in place and maintained at “full to the brim” with their heads buried up to their ears in the swill of largesse that the oligarchs it keep filled with. The republicans will gorge from the losers’ end but will gorge nonetheless.

    • Replies: @Ace
    , @Beefcake the Mighty
  32. The Clinton-Obama destruction of the Khaddafi regime and the movement of Libyan weapons to Isis terrorists by the triumphant jihadi element in Libya consolidated ISIS into a dominant element. Thus, Trump’s statement about the harpy and Obama are technically correct and can’t really be refuted. The death of the ambassador-coordinator of the arms shipments, Stevens, can be ascribed to blowback from this effort. Trump should continue to make this statement since, although the propagandists will continue to laugh, the essential truth of the statement becomes more convincing the more this becomes a campaign issue.

    • Replies: @Lagertha
  33. woodNfish says:
    @Steve Richter

    Trump is all about amerika doing well for amerikans and energy independence is part of national security. He understands that. We actually buy very little oil from the Arabs. Our largest supplier is Canada. Bombing ISIS is not bad policy and Trump doesn’t care about the destruction, they will have brought it upon themselves. Trump will end nation building so the ragheads can clean it up themselves. He has made very clear his stance on muslim immigration. And a booming economy is good for us citizens. It won’t attract immigrants if you aren’t letting them in.

    Trump doesn’t say he has all the answers, but he does say he has years of real world experience as a problem solver to get projects done on time and under budget – all true.

    Just do not think he has the focus to be president.

    Well you better rethink that or you are gong to have Hitlery for president because she and Trump are the only two choices. Everyone else is just the fringe and has no chance.

  34. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    Globerals are Mendacists. Mendacity rules among them.

    They are figots, bigots against factual figures and stats.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poacFc6nhLo

  35. @Binyamin

    Binyamin the traitor should move to Israel. We don’t need or want you parasites any more. Evil!

  36. anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Priss Factor

    Japan isn’t filled with third-world savages and sponges.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  37. anon • Disclaimer says:
    @RadicalCenter

    And for whites that’ s different from Hillary/liberals/Republicans because . . .

    The extermination policy has been pretty much turned up to 11 for the last 5o years, even civil war would be a better choice.

    • Replies: @Boris
  38. anon • Disclaimer says:
    @RadicalCenter

    Binyamin’s a concern troll. They’re not his people, they’re the people he wants to liquidate.

  39. Marty says:

    You didn’t say it, but maybe Trump’s poll numbers would jump if he cited those Virginia resettlement stats and suggested that the SWPL’s of NoVa take them instead?

    • Replies: @Steve Richter
    , @Lagertha
  40. Boris says:
    @Binyamin

    Derbyshire has to obey his inner white nationalist and mention black underachievement even though this is unrelated to the theme of the article.

    You noticed, huh? But I would point out that Derbyshire is essentially a white nationalist on the outside too.

  41. Boris says:
    @anon

    The extermination policy

    No one is exterminating you. You guys get more and more fragile by the day.

    • Replies: @Richard Steele
  42. @Marty

    You didn’t say it, but maybe Trump’s poll numbers would jump if he cited those Virginia resettlement stats and suggested that the SWPL’s of NoVa take them instead?

    He should do that. Push for states rights in general. States should be allowed to deport non citizens, opt out of federal programs like section 8 housing, limit imports from China.

    Have Cliven Bundy at his campaign events. Push for federal lands to be transferred to the states.

  43. @Boris

    [Use one handle and stick with it unless you want all your comments summarily trashed.]

    Yeah, and you become more of an obnoxious troll by the day.

    • Replies: @Boris
  44. Lagertha says:
    @WorkingClass

    How did people not know that there is no difference in the GOP & Dem party? Well, for several decades schools have preached “Diversity is strength/Globalization is dope/Multiculturalism is awesome, ” to young people, indoctrinating them to go along with an ever-regulated, socialist agenda with the top 1% paying 11-15% taxes. But, ooops, the elites forgot that money is necessary ( not their money, of course) for all people.

    The donor class do not know how to create industry that creates decent jobs for people of “diverse” levels of education, and the ever increasing immigrants pouring into the West. They just hoped that “stuff happens,” because SV happened. SV, like a Hogwart’s, has been used as proof that technology will soon create new, real (not social media & silly apps) industries (build stuff like engines that run on something other than ff) that will employ millions of people/create franchises for other nations to have…still waiting.

    Many people did notice that capital separated from labor…but some have just learned this scourge. There is no job security, too, and neither party can just will that to happen. Forget security, even finding a decent job is precarious. Wonder if all the global elite have had time to ruminate about all this while on vacation in Nantucket, or wherever their 3rd, 4th or 5th home is?

    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
  45. Lagertha says:
    @exiled off mainstreet

    Yes. Stevens death is key. Arms/guns/etc. – follow the money – more journalists need to bring this up, and fast. OT: I want to avoid WW3 with Russia, and depart from M.E. wars forever, asap. – this is my main criteria for voting for any presidents.

  46. Lagertha says:
    @Marty

    Bingo. Liberals have been hypocrites for decades…”choosing good schools in good neighborhoods,” since they can’t afford private schools…or, at least those not making a mil/annum in DC.

  47. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says:

    It could be many people are not going to vote for Trump for economic reasons.

    Most upper middle class people work in the globalized ‘free trade’ economy, and Trump’s national capitalism will upset their way of life and business.
    Also, there are many businesses that cater to the globo-clientele.
    So, if you run a restaurant in some globalized business area, you may vote for Hillary and globalism out of business interest. Even if you believe Trump is right and wants to do the right thing, your economic position has found a secure niche in the globalized economy.

    Trump’s ideas may be right, but they would be disruptive.

    Even if the US ship is heading in the wrong direction, too much will overturn and spill if the ship makes a turn. People don’t wanna lose what they got.

  48. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website
    @anon

    “Japan isn’t filled with third-world savages and sponges.”

    It will be. 75% of Japanese corporations are demanding open borders and massive immigration.

    Japanese are not having kids.

    Japanese women are globalized and look down on their men as losers and wanna have kids with white and black men. Japanese women now reject their own men who have to get brides from lower-IQ Philippines and Indonesia. Even when Japanese have kids, it’s one baby per family… which means no cousins, no aunts, no uncles. Culture is just cartoons and video games.
    Japanese have lost all connection with their deep past. Kurosawa warned of this.

    Japan will become one big California in about 50 yrs.

  49. Boris says:
    @Richard Steele

    You need some bubble wrap to protect those feelings.

  50. Corvinus says:
    @Jason Liu

    “Trump isn’t very outrageous though.”

    He is outrageous not in his positions, but how he articulates those positions.

    “Either Americans are more delicate than I thought, or I’ve been shitposting for too long.”

    The latter, not the former.

    “It will take more years of suffering before Republicans Inc. realize that civility is unimportant when it comes to defeating egalitarianism.”

    Civility is absolutely essential when trying to muster up support for a cause. And regarding the defeat of egalitarianism, it depends on what you mean by “defeating it”.

    • Replies: @Bill
    , @map
    , @IA
  51. Corvinus says:
    @gregdeane

    “If Trump doesn’t win The White House, the Hildebeast will flood the country with Hispanics and Muslims so quickly that the Republicans would be lucky to have county sheriffs elected by 2024.”

    Congress would have to change existing immigration laws for this “flooding” to occur.

    “They invade countries all over the world bringing nothing with them except demands for largess from the host countries, changes to dress codes, and religious concessions no one else receives, and random acts of violence.”

    In what specific ways do American Muslims fit this description? That is, for example, how have they enacted dress codes in mainstream society? How have they received religious concessions compared to other groups?

    “They are involved in crime and consequently over-represented in prisons up to ten times their proportion of the population.”

    Sources?

    “They introduce sharia law by stealth with the intention of introducing a theocratic government in Western countries, just as they did in the Byzantine and Persian empires, starting 1400 years ago.”

    As opposed to Christian law by force with the purpose to colonize inferior peoples. Right back at you.

    • Replies: @Bill
    , @Anonymous
    , @gregdeane
  52. Svigor says:

    The two-party system has arrived at a classic Nash Equilibrium wherein the GOP Elite would prefer to lose than see the profitable equilibrium upset by a third, outside force like Trump. They will happily watch him go down in flames, as this would discourage future usurpers.

    If that’s what they need to tell themselves to sleep at night, so be it. It’s bullshit, though. Bitchlapping the entire GOPe and stealing their nomination right under their noses can only encourage the next populist. Coming within striking distance of the White House, after trampling over the GOPe and the media to do it, is about as encouraging as it gets.

    Incidentally, by black underachievement he presumably means African American underachievement?, since children of West African immigrant families are aspirational and are among the highest educational achievers.

    No, dipshit, he means blacks. Blacks in west Africa, blacks in sub-Saharan Africa, blacks in the Caribbean, blacks in South America. Blacks everywhere. Not just your cherry-picked blacks.

  53. Ace says:
    @Binyamin

    Now that is some seriously overheated character assassination.

    Good job.

  54. Rehmat says:

    NOPE Derbyshire – there no difference between Donald Trump and Mitt Romney. They’re both Judas Goats when it comes to Israel, Muslims and non-White immigration.

    Who would know that better than Green Party nominee Jill Stein. In October 2012, she said that both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney that both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney had SLAVE-LIKE mentality toward Israel during a debate with Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson, the former Mayor of Salt Lake City. Both candidates supported the Islamic Republic of Iran for its efforts to seek a nuclear free Middle East.

    https://rehmat1.com/2012/10/24/jill-stein-obama-romney-are-israels-slaves/

  55. Bill says:

    Personally, speaking as a professional writer with some dedication to the precise meaning of words, I’m shaking my head listening to that.

    Indeed. The fetish for denotation over connotation, plain speech over metaphor, and low context over high context is a consequence of regnant corporate capitalism.

    People of varying backgrounds are hard to treat as faceless cogs. The intermediate term solution is to crush all particularity in favor of grey uniformity. Though America is well on its way to this, still there is some miniscule echo of particularity remaining, and so short term solutions are necessary as well. Figurative speech, pretty much by definition, requires that the speaker and hearer share backgrounds. If you can’t have that, then you are stuck with either eliminating figurative speech or dealing with constant misunderstanding.

    So, it’s a good plan to eliminate figurative speech. Any professional writer would agree.

    And who could object? If endless strip malls, interrupted only by giant billboards, are good architecture, then surely they are good language.

    Weird that Trump doesn’t agree.

  56. Bill says:
    @Corvinus

    Congress would have to change existing immigration laws for this “flooding” to occur.

    Mysteriously, flooding has been occurring under current law for fifty years now.

    • Agree: Auntie Analogue
  57. Bill says:
    @Corvinus

    Civility is absolutely essential when trying to muster up support for a cause.

    For example, the left have been, over these last few centuries, among the most civil people ever to walk the Earth.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  58. Bill says:
    @Binyamin

    Astonishingly and shamefully, for a large section of the electorate and Republican grassroots, his biggest selling point is his outrageousness and the fact that he is a overgrown playground bully and he is rude and abrasive, especially to women, the disabled, Mexicans, Muslims and immigrants (legal or otherwise).

    There is nothing either astonishing or shameful about this. Alexander burned his boats.

  59. Alden says:
    @Steve Richter

    Talleyrand didn’t like the Bourbon restoration because the didn’t keep him on as head of the state department when Louis 18 was restored

    It was similar to that Dick Morris, a Clinton operative who wrote anti Clinton books after they fired him.

  60. Rurik says:

    Affluence detaches, power adds distance to experience. I don’t have it fully right in my mind but something big is happening here with this division between the leaders and the led. It is very much a feature of our age.

    “elites are not the problem, people are the problem”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd5TPWXgOFQ

    But it is odd that our elites have abandoned or are abandoning the idea that they belong to a country, that they have ties that bring responsibilities, that they should feel loyalty to their people or, at the very least, a grounded respect

    it’s far worse than a lack of loyalty or even a shred of respect. Rather, indeed, the leaders of the West are chosen for their venality, cowardice and a visceral hatred of the people they presume to lead.

    Who here doesn’t understand that Obama passionately hates everything that (white) America represents? The entire US fecal government works feverishly for the destruction of traditional Americans at every opportunity.

    here’s this execrable German president saying all Germans are stained with the blood libel of the Holocaust

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN4rjxvU0gI

    and then look at all those sniveling cowards clapping for the unspeakable smear this POS would put on newborn German babies- born to German parents who had nothing whatsoever to do with any so-called holocaust. (In fact if they’re guilty of any genocide, it’s the one they’re being forced to support with their taxes in Palestine today- that this maggot president no doubt supports).

    **retch alert**

    http://www.dw.com/en/joachim-gaucks-vote-of-support-for-israel/a-18899287

    It isn’t that they lack loyalty, but rather they’re sinister, committed enemies of the people they rule.

    I remember when I was young and watched movies about the French Revolution, and wondered at how they would show the people of France cheering wildly when the guillotine blade fell, and a revolutionary would hold up the head of the aristocrat for all the throngs to cheer the grisly visage.

    Now, today I understand all too well why they cheered.

  61. Corvinus says:
    @Bill

    “For example, the left have been, over these last few centuries, among the most civil people ever to walk the Earth.”

    Great sarcasm. Listen, the left AND the right are capable of being civil and uncivil. Neither group has the monopoly on either one.

    • Replies: @Bill
  62. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    Trump is just like Romney, Hillary, Gingrich, etc at AIPAC Israel uber allies rallies.

    So many Jews complain about trump the hater and panderer to ‘white supremacism’.

    Why don’t they bitch about how Trump fuels and serves Zionist bigotry and supremacism?

    You see, Jewish gripe isn’t that trump is a supremacist and hater per se. It’s that his brand of ‘hate’ and ‘supremacism’ poses a challenge to the rule of american politics that says everyone must serve Zionist ‘hate’ and ‘supremacism’ as the only kind that matters and is worthy.

    Thou shalt have no other ‘supremacisms’ before ours.

    Trump’s pandering to Jewish supremacism and Zionist ‘hate’ is one thing that Jews NEVER complain about.

    But if trump just hints at the need of white American workers who’ve been fleeced by globalism, that is HAAAAAAAAAAAAATE!!!!! He is Hitler!!!!!

    Paradoxically, Jews want ‘Hitlerism’ only to serve Zionist interests.

    When dirtbag Romney hatefully berated a poor palestinian man, not even the most far-liberal Jews complained.
    So, Jews are not opposed to ‘hate’. They just want it to serve the power of Zion.

  63. Bill says:
    @Corvinus

    Great missing the point. In addition to being orders of magnitude less civil than the right, the left have been on a non-stop winning streak at least since 1789 and arguably much longer. So, “Civility is absolutely essential when trying to muster up support for a cause” is, uh, incorrect.

    The best way to muster up support for a cause is to show doubters the instruments of torture. That works every time.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  64. TheJester says:

    Romney was a M&A specialist from Wall Street, the worst kind of vermin for destroying companies and jobs. That was arrogance on the part of the Republican Party … thinking perhaps that we wouldn’t notice that Wall Street was running one of their own without even a veiled attempt at camouflage. I am a lifelong Republican and I did not vote for Romney.

    With Janet Yellen the head of the Federal Reserve, why not just run Lloyd Blankfein (CEO of Goldman Sachs) for President with one of his deputies as the Secretary of the Treasury and get all of this over with? Within the system, we spend way too much time agonizing over our powerlessness. The fact that the “coalition of the fringes” in the Democratic Party supports their oppressors as they “eat scraps off the table” in the form of calculated social distractions such as feminism, BLM, immigration, and LGBTxyz suggests that the deed is done within the two party system: Wall Street rules regardless of whether the Democans or Republicrats win!

    Our only salvation is someone with the guts to start an independent third party movement that opposes and exposes the vermin on Wall Street and in Washington … someone who can “clean house” across the Federal bureaucracy and the judiciary.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  65. Corvinus says:
    @Bill

    “Great missing the point.”

    You came across as being flippant.

    “In addition to being orders of magnitude less civil than the right…”

    In what regard?

    “the left have been on a non-stop winning streak at least since 1789 and arguably much longer.”

    What is this “winning streak” you are referring to?

    “So, “Civility is absolutely essential when trying to muster up support for a cause” is, uh, incorrect.”

    Since you haven’t offered background or context, my statement stands. In order to get things done, civility matters.

    “The best way to muster up support for a cause is to show doubters the instruments of torture. That works every time.”

    Examples?

  66. Corvinus says:
    @TheJester

    “The fact that the “coalition of the fringes” in the Democratic Party supports their oppressors as they “eat scraps off the table” in the form of calculated social distractions such as feminism, BLM, immigration, and LGBTxyz”

    Those aren’t calculated social distractions, but social movements in and of themselves. The “coalition of the fringes” in the Republican Party offers their own distractions–white nationalism, “race realism”, cuckservative memes.

    “Our only salvation is someone with the guts to start an independent third party movement that opposes and exposes the vermin on Wall Street and in Washington … someone who can “clean house” across the Federal bureaucracy and the judiciary.”

    You up to the task?

  67. Rehmat says:
    @woodNfish

    How could Trump be securing borders while licking AZZ of US traitors who hold US-Israel citizenship and give \$3 billions US taxpayers’ money to Europe’s unwanted Jews occupying Palestine while 46 million Americans who cannot afford education and basic medial-care.

    These were the American traitors who with the help of Israeli Mossad killed 2,864 Americans on September 11, 2001 while the ‘Lucky Jew’ received \$7 billions as compensation over the destruction of WTC.

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his book, Uprooting Terrorism, in which he speaks of plans to attack the United Nations building or the World Trade Center in order to unite Americans behind a ‘Clash of Civilizations’; non-stop wars between the Christian world and Muslim world to destroy Israel’s enemies.

    Since September 11, 2001, successive US administrations have blamed phony Al-Qaeda, Iraq, and Iran for the terrorist attacks. Now, Israeli poodles like Senators John McCain, Bob Graham and the rest of the AIPAC creeps, and the western media are trying to make Saudi Arabia scapegoat for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in order to protect Israeli crimes.

    https://rehmat1.com/2016/06/04/911-netanyahu-planned-it/

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  68. map says:
    @Priss Factor

    Just one minor correction: there will be no nuclear war with Russia. There will simply be the nuclear annihilation of the United States.

    See, Russia’s nukes actually work. They were not stupid enough to abide by the nuclear treaties signed under past presidents.

    Meanwhile, KGB agents infested all over the Democratic Party pushed the US into nuclear disarmament deals that were largely implemented in a one-sided way. The US is, effectively, disarmed already and has no capability to project nuclear power in any way.

  69. map says:
    @Corvinus

    hahahahahah

    More Corvinus bullshit.

    If people’s kids are old enough to starve, then they are old enough to hear Trump swear.

  70. IA says:
    @Steve Richter

    Just do not think he has the focus to be president.

    Can you name someone who has this “focus” stuff?

    • Replies: @Rurik
  71. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website

    This is pretty hilarious.

    There is cam-speech, or speech in front of the camera AND cam-off-speech, or speech when people think the camera is off.

    We are so used to watching politicians in front of the camera that many are ‘shocked’ when they see them talk like real people. When they talk honesty, it’s said to be ‘gaffy’.

    Gene Siskel’s rant about Wasps is classic cam-off-speech. I saw lot of Ebert and Siskel on TV, and they always spoke professionally, and I came to think they must be like that in real life. But their cam-off talk revealed their talk to be racier than Nixon’s in the White House. All these Libs feign outrage about Nixon’s blue language in office, but they talk shit too.

  72. IA says:
    @Corvinus

    Civility is absolutely essential when trying to muster up support for a cause.

    I agree. We should be very civil while throwing the traitors in jail.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  73. Rurik says:
    @IA

    Just do not think he has the focus to be president.

    Can you name someone who has this “focus” stuff?

    this election is between Trump and thecunt

    if you don’t want Trump to get elected = then you’d necessarily prefer the thecunt

    we don’t have a choice of ‘none of the above’, because we’re going to get one or the other

    so, what it boils down to, is that anyone at this point who doesn’t want Trump = would rather have thecunt

    it’s not rocket science

  74. TJM says:

    “From what I’ve seen there has been zero reflection on the part of Republican leaders on how much the base’s views differ from theirs and what to do about it. The GOP is not at all refiguring its stands”.

    Excuse me, but the reason they don’t change is the ones paying their way don’t want them to change.

    both parties are Israel first, the republican party rank and file are getting the message, sadly the dems are too self righteous to see how they are being manipulated, they are “too smart”.

  75. Anonymous • Disclaimer says: • Website

    You say Noonan would miss the point about black education by focusing on family and religion rather than some more deterministic scientific analysis of black abilities. But in my experience as a university teacher of mathematics, black students who come from stable families (and typically gone through Catholic grammar and high schools) have excellent work habits and self-discipline and do quite decently. I am convinced there is a causal relationship there that significantly alters the deterministic/genetic perspectives you have in mind.

  76. fnn says:

    As others have said, the Trump candidacy is a Black Swan event. Likely only someone as egotistical, outrageous (and wealthy and well-known ) as Trump could have made a credible run against the incumbent regime of banksterist globalism and imperialist war.

    It would be a big mistake to elect Hillary:
    https://off-guardian.org/2016/08/18/a-terrifying-glimpse-of-what-hillary-in-charge-means/

    America is a warrior nation, Hillary its most despicable exponent; her rage for war humanity’s greatest threat. WW III is too serious a risk to allow her to succeed Obama.

    She supported and encouraged all US premeditated belligerence since the 1990s Balkan wars and rape of Yugoslavia.

    As secretary of state, she orchestrated war on Libya and Syria, naked aggression against both countries – devastated by mass slaughter, destruction and displacement, along with unspeakable chaos and human misery.

    London’s Telegraph said her “first key task” as president, if elected, will be ordering a “full review” of America’s Syria policy to complete what she considers unfinished business, according to Jeremy Bash, her chief foreign policy advisor.

    On the phony pretext of combating the scourge of ISIS and like-minded terrorist groups Washington created and supports, Bash said Hillary’s top priority is getting Assad “out of there” – meaning forcefully through escalated war, risking direct confrontation with Russia, imperial madness too unacceptable to tolerate.

  77. fnn says:

    Other thoughts on the prospect of a Hillary govt:
    http://katehon.com/article/bloody-spectre-clinton-presidency-looms-over-world-stage

    In contrast, to Trump’s inward looking, Populist-Nationalist synthesis, Clinton offers Americans what is perhaps the most thoroughly pure version of Neo-Liberalism yet put forward on a national political stage. Consisting of both unapologetic support for international capitalist exploitation of labor as well as a virulent dedication to the continued unipolar geopolitical dominance of the United State’s burgeoning Imperium. Its explicit goal is not merely to enable its own citizens to live the good life of uninhibited, rootless hedonism (the American Dream) but also to impose this concept of “the good life” upon the rest of the world.

    This universal, imperialist programme of exploitation and domination is the explicit goal of the ideology of Neo-Liberalism, whose cause will seem all the more urgent to a newly elected and empowered Hillary Clinton. She will then have to face the reality of both a divided country at home and a rapidly decaying Neoliberal world order abroad. As Russia, China, Iran, and others begin to push back against the reign of U.S. led cultural Imperialism.

    A more cautious Trump presidency would likely approach the situation with a good deal of pragmatism by letting the United State’s moment of unipolar hegemony naturally fade away as the world slowly drifts into the more organic and sustainable state of Multipolarity.

    The same cannot be said, of course, for the path a potential Clinton administration would take, however. Clinton will have no choice but to throw all of her energies behind a shrill, last-ditch defense of the American Imperium, in both its physical, cultural and psychological manifestations.

    Though derided by her detractors as a dangerous, ideologically driven hawk on foreign policy and praised by her devotees as a steady, experienced hand, possessing considerable analytic acumen. The truth is that, in reality, both assessments are correct. It is important to note, however, that for Hillary Clinton, the latter merely acts as a veneer for the former. Her strategic acumen, however potent it may be, remains merely the servant of the powerful chthonic forces which drive her damaged psyche. Despite any appearances to the contrary, in her purest essence, she remains a genuine fanatic.

  78. Priss Factor [AKA "Anonymny"] says: • Website
    @Rehmat

    “Senators John McCain, Bob Graham and the rest of the AIPAC creeps”

    McCain saga continues.

    http://gotnews.com/breaking-senjohnmccain-not-duress-north-vietnam-blabbed-military-info-voiced-communist-propaganda/

  79. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Corvinus

    “Congress would have to change existing immigration laws for this “flooding” to occur.”

    No, they’d have to pull the same crap the government has been playing for quite some time. Ignoring existing laws, not following up on people here who are past their visas, releasing convicted felon illegals back into the community instead of deporting them, cutting down support for border patrol efforts and fences, overriding citizen referendums against providing amnesty and benefits to illegals, etc.

    We have existing laws that could seriously curb the abuse if the government weren’t beholden to interests besides those the public desires.

  80. Dissident says:
    @5371

    “Fifty-dollars paid the rent….Girls were girls and men were men, THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

  81. gregdeane says:
    @Corvinus

    You think you are so objective. But tell why what is this “Christian law” that has been imposed? But Sharia law is Muslim law under the jurisdictions of uemmas in mosques (which also serve as arsenals) Besides, when Europeans colonised other countries they did it by force of arms or because they were welcomed for the benefits they brought. But now the West is laying itself open to hordes of enemies with victim complexes.

    If you can’t be bothered seeing what’s before your eyes, I won’t explain the bleeding obvious to you.

    But here are statistics for Muslim rates of imprisonment in Britain: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-31794599

    For France: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11352268/What-is-going-wrong-in-Frances-prisons.html

    For Australia: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/in-depth/community-under-siege/muslim-jailhouse-converts-on-the-rise/news-story/641a2d8372fb45383fd7de4a8a97d879

    For the US: http://www.meforum.org/blog/2015/08/islam-prison

    Right back at you, cognitively dissonant person.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  82. @Lagertha

    Forget security, even finding a decent job is precarious. Wonder if all the global elite have had time to ruminate about all this

    Well, the global elite seems to think and live pretty much – – global**. It’s a seperate reality. Therefor I guess, it’s good to sometimes at least – : Call them global-dope(l)s!
    Could be they were less of a problem if the social questions you mention: What jobs are being created for those n o t beeing part of the elite-circle, would be more important and the geniusses of the east- or the west-coast would be looked upon with less love & admiration – and a little bit more with the focus on society as a whole.

    But this way of looking at things is not that glamerous and it’s much less fun than dreaming on from the perspective of the giants of wall-st. and/ or sv.

    ** I was a little bit disappointed, when I learned, that W Buffet joined the B & M Gates Foundation, which, in the long run, if things turned out bad, might just help to increase the number of the needy. Black thought. I admit that. I’m guilty of thinking dark thoughts. Terribly sorry (lament to be ctd. …). No light in sight – as long as I focus on the global-dope(l)s, which is bad character trait…

    (I’m a lover, I’m a sinner, I’m a midnight-grinner / Writing my stories in the sa – a – and…)

  83. Corvinus says:
    @gregdeane

    Out of the Muslim prison population in the United States, what percentage represents people from the Middle East who are Muslim compared to black Americans who converted to that faith?

    Moreover, in the sources you listed, it explained that it is the immigration underclass that are the troublemakers, not the immigrant middle or upper classes.

    • Replies: @gregdeane
  84. Corvinus says:
    @IA

    “I agree. We should be very civil while throwing the traitors in jail.”

    What traitors are you referring to?

    • Replies: @IA
  85. IA says:
    @Corvinus

    Oh, race/culture traitors. Ideally deport to Africa. Jail is way to good. But we’d be very polite.

  86. gregdeane says:
    @Corvinus

    It doesn’t matter what causes the sources attribute to Muslim crimes. Let them spew their excuses. The facts are in the numbers. The US source doesn’t provide a breakdown of American born Muslims and other Muslims; but the Muslims in the other countries cited are immigrants or the children of immigrants, where the ratios are not as high in the US. So it’s fair to assume the difference between the them and the US is made up by blacks converting to Islam.

    This is the last response I am giving you, no matter how hard you try to weasel out of accepting truth.

    Michelle Obama is a man.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  87. Corvinus says:

    “Oh, race/culture traitors. Ideally deport to Africa. Jail is way to good. But we’d be very polite.”

    So you want to deport whites to Africa merely because they are exercising their liberty to associate, marry, and have children with non-whites? How odd of you to make such a proposal.

    How do you propose to make this situation happen? What specific measures will be undertaken?What are the repercussions from a constitutional perspective?

    Furthermore, who is this “we”? You are really vague.

  88. Corvinus says:
    @gregdeane

    “It doesn’t matter what causes the sources attribute to Muslim crimes. Let them spew their excuses.”

    Actually, it does matter. How many Muslim-Americans are in prison compared to black Americans who converted to Islam are in prison? There seems to be a notion that “imported” Muslims to Americans are generally criminal. You need to break down the numbers to determine whether that claim is accurate.

    “Michelle Obama is a man.”

    Are you mentally ill?

    • Replies: @Beefcake the Mighty
  89. @Corvinus

    Michelle Obama unquestionably has the physical characteristics of a man. Maybe it’s a genetic fluke, but there is clearly evidence that “she’s” transgender. Combined with the obvious depravity of the US ruling class/oligarchy, it’s certainly a believable proposition.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  90. Corvinus says:
    @Beefcake the Mighty

    “Maybe it’s a genetic fluke, but there is clearly evidence that “she’s” transgender.”

    Ok, hotshot, show me that proof.

    “Combined with the obvious depravity of the US ruling class/oligarchy, it’s certainly a believable proposition.”

    The only depravity is believing that Michelle Obama is “unquestionably” a man.

    • Replies: @Beefcake the Mighty
  91. @Corvinus

    You really are a tool, BTW.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  92. Corvinus says:
    @Beefcake the Mighty

    The only tool here is linking to a neckbeard who has a video narrated by a woman spouting off pseudo-science.

    Michelle O’Bama (nee Robinson) was born a woman. There are no records indicating that she was born a man, nor had a sex-change operation. Now, if you want to be a conspiracy theorist, have at it!

    From the link–“It is virtually uncommon for a woman to have a longer ring finger than index finger.”

    Previous research has shown that ‘digit ratio’–defined as ring finger length divided by index finger length–is affected by hormone exposure in the womb regardless of sex. Thus, it is NOT “virtually uncommon”.

    • Replies: @Beefcake the Mighty
  93. @Corvinus

    That’s right, it’s a question of testosterone exposure, and as I said, there’s evidence she has male physical characteristics. You’ll probably also enjoy this video (from the same people) discussing pelvic indent of the Williams “sisters”:

  94. Corvinus says:

    “That’s right, it’s a question of testosterone exposure, and as I said, there’s evidence she has male physical characteristics.”

    Now you’re backtracking to indicate Michelle has manlike features. So do female Olympic swimmers. So, which is it, was she or was she not born a man and then had a sex-change operation?

  95. @Corvinus

    You are right, I should have chosen my words more carefully, I don’t believe the linked video makes claims that Michelle Obama is transgendered. But it is clearly wrong to say it’s “insane” to believe she’s a man, as there are multiple pieces of evidence. (Female Olympic swimmers don’t usually show off their junk through their dresses when they turn the wrong way.) This is especially true of the Williams sisters.

  96. Corvinus says:

    “You are right, I should have chosen my words more carefully, I don’t believe the linked video makes claims that Michelle Obama is transgendered.”

    Exactly why someone had to challenge you on your initial assertion. Michelle Obama is not transgendered, nor is she a man. She may have man-like features, but so what? Do you really have no life? Go to church and seek forgiveness…

  97. I can tell you’re pleased with yourself, perhaps you should get a life. Defending orthodoxy at Unz.com is thankless work, I guess.

    But nothing on the Williams “sisters” pelvic indent? And how about some Olympic swimmers whose junk shows through their dresses?

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