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Pope Francis’s four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph.

The crowds were immense, and coverage of the Holy Father on television and in the print press swamped the state visit of Xi Jinping, the leader of the world’s second-greatest power.

But how enduring, and how relevant, was the pope’s celebration of diversity, multiculturalism, inclusiveness, open borders, and a world of forgiveness, peace, harmony and love is another question.

The day the pope departed Philadelphia, 48 percent of Catalonia, in a record turnout of 78 percent, voted to deliver a parliamentary majority to two parties that advocate seceding from Spain.

Like the Scots in Britain, the Walloons in Belgium and the Italians of Veneto, they want to live apart, not together.

While the pope called on America and Europe to welcome the migrant millions of the Third World, Bishop Laszlo Kiss-Rigo, whose diocese stretches across the southern reaches of Catholic Hungary, says of those pouring into Europe: “They’re not refugees. This is an invasion. They come here with cries of ‘Allahu Akbar.’ They want to take over.”

The bishop hailed Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who denounced any open door: “Everything which is now taking place before our eyes threatens to have explosive consequences for the whole of Europe. We must acknowledge that the European Union’s misguided immigration policy is responsible for this situation.

“We shouldn’t forget that the people who are coming here grew up in a different religion and represent a completely different culture. Most are not Christian, but Muslim. … That is an important question, because Europe and European culture have Christian roots.”

The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland joined Hungary in voting to reject EU quotas for migrants. Under pressure from her allies in Bavaria, even Angela Merkel is re-imposing border controls.

A backlash against refugees, migrants and asylum seekers from Africa and the Islamic world is sweeping Europe. Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front, the strongest anti-EU party in Europe, has called on Paris to ship all migrants back across the Mediterranean.

This was the solution Dwight Eisenhower settled on in “Operation Wetback,” when he ordered Gen. Joseph Swing to send the million aliens in Texas illegally back to Mexico in 1954. Swing did as ordered.

Indeed, the call to repatriate the 12 million aliens here illegally has been a propellant behind the candidacy of GOP front-runner Donald Trump.

Behind this rising resistance to illegal and mass migration is human nature — the innate desire of peoples of one tribe or nation, who share a common language, history, faith, culture, traditions and identity, to live together — and to live apart from all the rest.

Such currents are stronger than any written constitutions.

That Global Citizen Festival concert in Central Park Saturday, featuring Beyonce, may have spoken to the globalist beliefs of Barack Obama, whose wife was there, and of the pope, who was flying to Philly.

But in the real world, nationalism, not globalism, is ascendant.

Though Gen. David Petraeus claims Vladimir Putin seeks to re-establish the Russian Empire, this misses the point. If Putin sought that, he would by now, 15 years in power, have annexed Belarus and Ukraine, but he has not even annexed the pro-Russian Donbass.

ORDER IT NOW

Putin is a nationalist who sees his country as one of the world’s great powers and sees himself as protector of Russian peoples everywhere. He believes Moscow should have its own Monroe Doctrine, and that rival powers should not be planting military bases on Russia’s doorstep.

Is that so hard for Americans to understand? How did we like having Soviet troops and bases in Castro’s Cuba?

China, too, which abandoned the world Communist revolution, is now a nationalistic power that seeks the same dominance of the waters around it — the Yellow Sea and Taiwan Strait, the East and the South China seas — that the United States has had for over a century in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, the Atlantic, and the Pacific from California to the China coast.

The stronger China grows, the more she will push us away, as we pushed the European powers and the Royal Navy out of our hemisphere.

While China is involved in territorial quarrels with Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines, none of her claims represents a threat to U.S. vital interests. Nor does Russia’s actions in reclaiming Crimea or in aiding pro-Russian rebels achieve autonomy in East Ukraine.

What is threatened today is the New World Order of Bush I, the “unipolar world” preached by the neocons and Bush II, and the “rules-based” world of Barack Obama.

Russia and China, and other rising powers, are going to play by their rules, the rules of the 19th and early 20th century, the rules by which we Americans became the first power on earth.

America’s “red lines” should be set down clearly in front of our vital interests. Then, we should inform our friends and allies that their defense is, first and foremost, their own responsibility.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of the new book “The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority.”

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  1. so, what are the vital interests? what are the red lines?

    • Replies: @Ttjy
  2. Ttjy says:
    @Astuteobservor II

    so, what are the vital interests? what are the red lines?

    Maybe our vital interests are our own shores.

  3. Jason says:

    So anyone notice that …

    diversity, multiculturalism, inclusiveness, open borders…

    are ONLY for White countries? How damn obvious does this have to be?

  4. shmiggen says:

    ever since we invaded iraq we’ve been out of control.

  5. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Great Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    The Catholic Pope in Rome is a filthy farting homo pedophile Whop Old Queen who prances around town with the Old Queen in a red dress Cardinal Timmothy Dolan.

    I’m Irish ex-Catholic…forever…..

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  6. Kat Grey says:

    The Pope is South American. Humped and dumped by Spain, the Latin Americans have always had their covetous eyes on the wealthier, whiter, and overwhelmingly more powerful Anglo-Saxon, Protestant nations to the north.

  7. Tom_R says:

    IMMIGRATION IS CANCER #1; POPE IS PUBLIC ENEMY #1.

    Thanks for the great article, Sir. You are very right and I agree with you on almost everything this time.

    If alienists like the Pope truly want to help in poor 3rd world countries, a better way is to send them help, such as foreign aid, sharing technology (such as water purification or improved agriculture) with them, helping them with birth control programs to help them manage their population, etc. By making their lives better in their own country, we truly help them without destroying their family bonds, their communities ties and their national fabric that immigration unleashes.

    Physically bringing 3rd world aliens into white countries is simply criminal as it serves no legitimate purpose and is designed for one and one purpose only—to exterminate whites. This is the Jewish ulterior motive behind alienism and it is clear the Pope is a criminal hit man for his Jewish masters.

    White nations must ban immigration and deport not only aliens, but those aliens admitted by our politicians without the full consent of the people, eg. Angela Merkel’s Germany. Whites must not tolerate or accept the alien invasion. The Pope is a disgrace. The alienism of the Pope is an important reason to consider getting out of Catholicism.

    Interestingly, the country suffering less from this alien invasion is Switzerland, because they have national referenda, which all white countries must institute (as binding superseding).

    See National Citizen’s Initiative for Democarcy: ncid.us.

  8. Realist says:

    “Pope’s World and the Real World”

    That’s always been the problem with religion. There is the religious world then there is the real world.

  9. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Great Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:

    I’m Irish ex-Catholic…all Unz Review readers have my permission to be anti-Catholic.

    The only viable game in town for The Historic Native Born White American Majority Working Class is:

    1)Racial Zenophobia

    2)Native Born White American Racial Nationalism

    3)Native Born White American Working Class highly racialized pro-Native Born White American Working Class economic populism

    4)Anti-interventionist foreign policy…..Say NO to the Homo-Pedophile Democratic-Republican Party labor policy of shipping off economically redundant Native Born White American Working Class Youth to the Middle East to be processed as canon fodder for Greater Israel…

    Let us become the greedy cheating multimillionaire Noam Chomsky’s….mansion on Martha’s Vineyard down the road from the Dershowitz’s….worst nightmare!!!!!

  10. It is very questionable that the donbass is pro-Russian.

    Our vital interests extend beyond our shores. What is going on in the West Philippine Sea is within our interests.

  11. @Quartermaster

    eheh, thanks for the being the guy who puts “national interest” above all guy. you support the hegemony 🙂

  12. There is no backlash.

    At least not in Germany. If tens of thousands of people each in major German cities, and one hundred thousand people in Berlin, were to take to the streets and demand that borders be secured and economic migrants be deported, politicians would take notice.

    It doesn’t seem such a tall order, does it? In a country of eighty million, could not one million of them express their will in peaceful rallies?

    Yet that does not happen. In the eastern German city of Dresden, every Monday evening some 5000 ordinary citizens get together under the banner of Pegida and demonstrate against Islamization. Everywhere else in Germany? Several hundred per rally, at most. Who are met by a thousand-plus demonstrators from the “Antifa” (some paid by the authorities) and pelted with a rain of rotten eggs, ziplock bags filled with cat urine, and rocks. The police are under orders to prevent only hands-on, up-close violence. After an hour of being hemmed in on all sides by the antifa, the police tell the anti-Islamization demonstrators they have to go home.

    I won’t detail the ugly, wrenching changes this invasion has meant for the populace, nor the worse change that will follow. Most Germans, in part because their state-controlled news media are distorting the truth, are not aware of the gravity of the situation.. or they do not want to be. Easier to go along with the party line. Don’t rock the boat. Remember last time someone spoke up and was immediately denounced as an extremist, a xenophobe, a defeatist. Don’t be that guy. Have trust in our leaders, surely they will see this is not what we wanted, surely they will listen to us. Any day now.

    • Replies: @oh its just me
    , @MarkinLA
  13. @Stubborn in Germany

    “If tens of thousands of people each in major German cities, and one hundred thousand people in Berlin, were to take to the streets and demand that borders be secured and economic migrants be deported, politicians would take notice.”
    The french did just that concerning gay marriage. MSM ignored it. Result?
    Remember the tea party rallies? result?

    we elect officials who promise change, they turn on us.
    we pass propositions and laws to prevent gay marriage, illegal immigration, judges overrule them or politicians ignore them.

    The system is broken, the elite are utterly corrupt, and they have broken all trust in process.

    What’s left?

    As Farage said, when you rob people of democracy, when you rob them of even the ability to express their opinions then what else do you leave?

  14. Corvinus says:

    “The Catholic Pope in Rome is a filthy farting homo pedophile Whop Old Queen”

    When you make these wild generalizations, few people will take you seriously.

    “The Pope is South American. Humped and dumped by Spain…”

    Now, why would Europeans have debased themselves and their society by engaging in coitus with allegedly lesser people? What does the Bible say about treating all people with respect?Galatians 3:28–There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

    “the Latin Americans have always had their covetous eyes on the wealthier, whiter, and overwhelmingly more powerful Anglo-Saxon, Protestant nations to the north.”

    Recall that it was the conquistadors who were covetous, pillaging and plundering their resources. What does the Bible say about coveting? Mark 7:20-23–And he said, “What comes out of a person is what defiles him. For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”

    “Physically bringing 3rd world aliens into white countries is simply criminal as it serves no legitimate purpose and is designed for one and one purpose only—to exterminate whites.”

    Memo–there is no systematic plan in place to eradicate whites. Of course, you will have to define “white”. Does that include the Irish? the Italians? What about those whites who do God’s work by bringing in “3rd worlders” to offer salvation? Are these whites “traitors”?

    “This is the Jewish ulterior motive behind alienism and it is clear the Pope is a criminal hit man for his Jewish masters.”

    You’re going to have to offer specific evidence that the Jews and the Pope are in league together.

    “White nations must ban immigration and deport not only aliens, but those aliens admitted by our politicians without the full consent of the people, eg. Angela Merkel’s Germany.”

    Full consent does not apply here. It is only the consent of the majority. That’s how civilized people have operated.

  15. Kat Grey says:

    There will no longer be a civilisation here in Europe once the demographics shift irrevocably in favour of these alien invaders beinging along their delightful baggage of terrorism, fundamentalism, misogyny, rape and honour killings.

  16. Renoman says:

    Mass immigration is a sure recipe for war. People don’t mix, it’s been tried in every way possible and it doesn’t work, why fight facts?

  17. MarkinLA says:
    @Quartermaster

    There is interest and there is INTEREST. One means we watch and do what we can without too much cost or risk. The other means we go all in including war. Most of the places in the world are places were it is really only interest. How ever we have too many people like you who think every place in the world is in our INTEREST.

    Once we gave the Fillipinos independence the Phillipine Sea stopped being a place of INTEREST and became a place of interest.

  18. MarkinLA says:
    @Stubborn in Germany

    Millions of Germans have to go to work to support these “refugees”, they don’t have time to demonstrate!!!.

  19. Illegal aliens should go home. Americans who knowingly hire them should be arrested. Having said that, we should thank the merciful Lord Jesus that our illegals are mostly Mexicans intent on bettering themselves, not Moslems intent on conquering us.

    Peace, love, truth,

    The Grate Deign

  20. Corvinus says:

    Kat—There will no longer be a civilisation here in Europe

    You and your boys through around terms like “white” and “civilization” and “barbarian”. Please define them specifically rather than engage in mere rhetoric.

    Renoman—Mass immigration is a sure recipe for war. People don’t mix, it’s been tried in every way possible and it doesn’t work, why fight facts?

    Considering that white Europeans came to the United States in waves, became part of the larger culture, and intermarried other white Europeans, your assertion is blatantly false.

    Mr. Anon–“What I said wasn’t simplistic. It was simply hostile – towards you, and with good reason.”

    Again, being vague and rhetorical. What “good reason” do you have?

    The Grate Design–Having said that, we should thank the merciful Lord Jesus that our illegals are mostly Mexicans intent on bettering themselves, not Moslems intent on conquering us.

    The Lord would NOT be taking sides as to what immigrant groups are “better” or “worse”. And it’s SOME Muslims who wish to conquer “us” (whoever is us).

  21. Buzz Mohawk says: • Website
    @Corvinus

    How’s the weather there? *

    ______

    * In fool’s paradise

  22. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Filthy Zionist, Catholic hating, porn besotted paid troll of the Devil here on earth, I salute your coming out…here in broad daylight,

  23. @Corvinus

    immigration only works if the immigrants assimilate, not form their own stupid ghettos. I understand the first generations having a hard time with assimilation but not the 2nd+ When immigrants refuse to assimilate, instead of adding to a country’s population, it is creating minorities in that nation = the creation of huge fucking problems.

  24. Corvinus says:

    Buzz, are you able to actually engage in a conversation?

    Astute observer—“immigration only works if the immigrants assimilate, not form their own stupid ghettos.”

    What’s so inherently wrong with newly arrived immigrants developing their own neighborhoods far away from whites? Do you want those dirty beasts to quickly intermingle with the natives? Or would you prefer that they remain where they are so as you and your family are supposedly safe? Make up your mind.

    “I understand the first generations having a hard time with assimilation but not the 2nd+”

    While I realize this source is from 2013, it is a valid argument against your assertion.

    http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/02/07/second-generation-americans/

    Second-generation Americans—the 20 million adult U.S.-born children of immigrants—are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socioeconomic attainment, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. They have higher incomes; more are college graduates and homeowners; and fewer live in poverty. In all of these measures, their characteristics resemble those of the full U.S. adult population.

    This second source, which is more current, also disputes your statement.

    http://theconversation.com/second-generation-immigrant-kids-have-an-edge-in-academics-39743

    “When immigrants refuse to assimilate, instead of adding to a country’s population, it is creating minorities in that nation = the creation of huge fucking problems.”



    Well, according to these sources, these immigrants are assimilating. Now, I am willing to listen to counter arguments. By all means, expound. That means offer an explanation. Do you understand?

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