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If the definition of racism is deliberate discrimination based on race, color or national origin, Yale University appears to be a textbook case of “systemic racism.”

And, so, the Department of Justice contends.

Last week, Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband charged, “Yale discriminates based on race… in its undergraduate admissions process and race is the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year.

“Asian Americans and whites have only one-tenth to one-fourth of the likelihood of admission as African American applicants with comparable academic credentials…

“Yale uses race at multiple steps of its admissions process resulting in a multiplied effect of race on an applicant’s likelihood of admission.

“Yale racially balances its classes.”

Yale defends this admissions policy by claiming it considers the “whole person” — leadership, a likelihood students “will contribute to the Yale Community and the world,” and, says Yale President Peter Salovey, “a student body whose diversity is a mark of its excellence.”

Yet, somehow, when all these factors are considered, the higher-scoring Asian and white students invariably come up short, because the racial composition of Yale’s incoming classes remains roughly the same every year.

The Justice Department refused to wave its big stick — a threat to cut off tax dollars that go yearly to Yale. Incidentally, Yale sits on an endowment of some \$30 billion — second only to Harvard’s.

A court case alleging that Harvard emulates Yale, or vice versa, and admits Black and brown students whose test scores would instantly disqualify white and Asian students is headed for the Supreme Court.

At the heart of this dispute over diversity are basic questions, the resolution of which will affect the long-term unity of the American nation.

Is discrimination against white students in favor of Black students with far lower test scores morally acceptable if done to advance racial “diversity”?

And, if so, for how long? Forever?

Is it praiseworthy to advance Hispanic applicants over Asian applicants with far higher test scores and academic achievements?

Why? What did these Chinese, Korean, Filipino and Vietnamese high school seniors do to deserve discrimination in the country to which their parents came where, supposedly, “All men are created equal”?

President Lyndon Johnson first formally introduced this notion of benevolent racial discrimination. Addressing D.C.’s Howard University in 1965, LBJ said in a speech written by Richard Goodwin, “We seek… not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result.”

But what if equality of opportunity, an equal chance at the starting line, fails to produce equality of results?

What if Black Americans dominate America’s most richly rewarded sports such as the NBA and NFL, while Asians and whites excel in academic pursuits and on admissions exams at Yale and Harvard?

Why is it right to discriminate against working-class white kids from Middle America in favor of urban and middle-class Black kids in admissions to prestige colleges?

If so, what does social justice mean? Who defines it?

In California, the state legislature has put on the ballot a measure to overturn the ban on all racial and ethnic discrimination that was voted into California’s Constitution in Proposition 209 in 1996.

That prohibition reads:

“The state shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.”

What Californians said in 1996 was: No discrimination means no discrimination.

Civil rights activist Ward Connerly, who is fighting the repeal of Prop 209, argues that while street mobs may be tearing down statues, West Coast liberals are tearing down the principle of equality.

It is the character of the republic that is at issue here.

If Asian Americans, outnumbered 5 to 1 by Black and Hispanic Americans, can be indefinitely discriminated against, this would appear to be the very definition of “un-American.”

ORDER IT NOW

And if white Americans, the shrinking majority of the nation and a minority in our most populous states, can indefinitely be discriminated against in favor of people of color, they will eventually embrace the tribal politics of race and identity that would risk the breakup of the union, as is happening in Europe and around the world.

The taproot of progressive racism is LBJ’s Executive Order 11246. This altered the meaning of “affirmative action” from guaranteeing the equality of opportunity to bringing about an equality of “results.”

President Donald Trump, before or after Nov. 3, should convene with Ward Connerly and ask him to redefine “affirmative action” to mean exactly what its original author, JFK, intended it to mean.

As for Yale and other Ivy League universities, it is an indictment of conservatives who have held executive power often in the past 50 years that they have not chopped federal funding for these bastions of progressive racism.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

Copyright 2020 Creators.com.

 
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  1. Exile says:

    With two months to go before his second election, Trump’s DoJ only now files a case that looks like a superficial challenge to Affirmative Action and a “Reverse Discrimination” unicorn.

    Trump’s Supreme Court wunderkind Gorsuch only weeks ago endorsed a sweeping expansion of Title VII to include sexual deviants in “gender.”

    The only thing you might see out of this case is the final Supreme Court endorsement of the evolving doctrine that discrimination statutes, race-neutral in formulation, were really only intended to benefit “historically disadvantaged groups” – the critical theory “punching down” doctrine.

    More electioneering kabuki from the do-nothing Trump admin. Which dastardly Democrat are we going to blame this 11th hour day-late dollar-short failure on? Stay tuned for more copes and promises yet to be broken.

  2. Anon[421] • Disclaimer says:

    “Just under 26% of Yale’s class identified as Asian-American, and 49.3% identified as white. Another 11.8% identified as African-American, 15% as Hispanic, 3% as Native American and 9.5% as international, according to the university. Because students self-reported and some identified as multiple ethnicities, the percentages don’t add up to 100%”

    at least half of the accepted whites candidates are jews extrapolating them from other ivy league university studies like ron unz did in the past.

    Everyone is milking us to death

  3. Van Euro says:

    I’m the first commenter? Awesome! I like Pat’s writing style and this essay was no exception. The issue of racial justice and equality at the core of his comments brings to mind the beginning of a solution I always advocate for when this topic comes up: establish and fully empower a ‘truth and reconciliation commission ‘, as has been done elsewhere. In my view its the only possible format for the nation and the world to resolve these issues peacefully. Cheers!

    • Replies: @Realist
  4. artichoke says:

    The article either misspells White or it misspells black.

    • Replies: @Realist
  5. Escher says:

    How is ethnic diversity a marker of excellence?
    The last few pockets of merit will disappear soon.

    Can’t say I’m looking forward to Xi’s China leading the world.

    • Replies: @Dago Shoes
  6. Das1 says:

    Why is “black” being capitalized?

    • Agree: Johnny Smoggins
  7. President Lyndon Johnson first formally introduced this notion of benevolent racial discrimination. Addressing D.C.’s Howard University in 1965, LBJ said in a speech written by Richard Goodwin, “We seek… not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result.”

    ‘Equality as a result’.

    It deserves to be said that Richard N. Goodwin (writer of LBJ’s groundbreaking speech) was a passionately ‘anti-racist’ yet ardently pro-Zionist. Goodwin co-authored a famous speech delivered by Bobby Kennedy that denounced racial segregation in South Africa.

    Goodwin was married to PBS darling (and liberal ‘court historian’) Doris Kearns Goodwin. Richard N. Goodwin was Jewish.

    • Replies: @Happy Tapir
  8. Realist says:
    @Exile

    More electioneering kabuki from the do-nothing Trump admin. Which dastardly Democrat are we going to blame this 11th hour day-late dollar-short failure on? Stay tuned for more copes and promises yet to be broken.

    Exactly correct…Trump is a lying asshole…like all Deep State minions.

  9. Realist says:
    @Van Euro

    The issue of racial justice and equality at the core of his comments brings to mind the beginning of a solution I always advocate for when this topic comes up: establish and fully empower a ‘truth and reconciliation commission ‘, as has been done elsewhere. In my view its the only possible format for the nation and the world to resolve these issues peacefully.

    Silly idea…the Deep State will never allow that. The problems of this country will never be solved through peaceful means.
    …And you were not the first commenter.

  10. Realist says:
    @artichoke

    The article either misspells White or it misspells black.

    Always remember Buchanan is a cuck…he worked for Nixon.

  11. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Exile

    I would be proud to have written a comment half this good.

    Everything these days from “Mr. Paleoconservative” is best understood as either (domestic) Beltway puppet show or (international) Exceptional! whitewash.

    Let’s see, others have noted the Black/white stuff ….

    no George Floyd taking a knee …

    See everyone back here at the litter box Friday.

  12. Atila says:
    @Anon

    If you are not a progresive east coast millionaire with top tier contact its imposible for whites to enter in any ivy league university ,it doent matter how good you grades are .

    • Replies: @follyofwar
    , @Emslander
  13. Always remember Buchanan is a cuck…he worked for Nixon.

    You have no idea as to what you are talking about.

    PB advised Nixon against expanding Affirmative Action. In fact Nixon expanded AA beyond what the Democrats asked for. Nixon believed in buying off Blacks at the expense of Whites. Privately he didn’t believe in paint theory (race is only superficial) but had no loyalty to the White majority. Another US president that thought the masses couldn’t handle the truth about race and needed to be manipulated.

    It was PB that broke with mainstream Republicans to write Death of the West.

    However it seems to have sailed over the heads of most Republicans.

    • Agree: Jus' Sayin'...
    • Replies: @Jus' Sayin'...
  14. @Exile

    Trump doesn’t control the SC and you can’t stop affirmative action in the colleges.

    If you ban race as a criteria the schools just switch to arbitrarily defined qualities like “disadvantaged background” where race overlaps.

    You can also have unspoken AA when there are only a few like-minded people that make the decisions.

    I know of a med school that does in-person interviews for this reason.

    You cannot stop liberals from playing their games in the colleges.

    The only way I see out of this mess is to expose the truth about race and get it over with. Stop letting egalitarian Whites work from the assumption that all traits are evenly distributed and that they just need to fix the system with programs like AA.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  15. George says:

    Don’t take the bait Asians. Boston doesn’t have much use for a couple more Asians, especially if they are a notch less than spectacular. Go to the U where you will be the absolute top tier.

  16. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @John Johnson

    Are you so gulled that you can’t even keep your story straight?

    Trump doesn’t control the SC and you can’t stop affirmative action in the colleges.

    Yet here’s what you wrote in reply to me less than 48 hours ago, rationalizing a vote for President Trump:

    Another fantasist who thinks that the 2nd Amendment for some reason won’t be trashed like the rest of the Constitution.

    What exactly makes me a fantasist?

    The California magazine ban was just blocked by a Federal court. One of those judges was a GWB appointee.
    https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/512088-appeals-court-rejects-californias-ban-on-high-capacity-ammunition

    So yes the courts matter.

    Try reading and thinking more, writing less.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  17. Ronnie says:

    The egregious elephant in the room is that about 25% of the undergraduates at Yale and an even higher percenatge of graduate students are Jewish. In fact Hillel boasts about this. There may be more Jewish students than non-Jewish white students and Jews are only 2% of the population. If you say this in public you will be treated as if this is hate speech. You will be called an antisemite for stating the obvious truth. This is true for all the Ivy League schools except Princeton which has a alightly lower percentage of Jews. So all this talk of Asians being denied admission is not being played out with a full deck.

    • Agree: Miro23
  18. wesmouch says:

    Mr Buchanan fails to address another aspect of this discrimination. The current category of “whites” includes Jews. Jews are represented in Ivy League admissions disproportionately to what their numbers would be if admissions were based on merit alone. When this is considered it becomes even more obvious that “whites” aka European Christians, are heavily discriminated against while the admission scales are tilted to benefit Jews, Blacks and Hispanics. This leaves one with the peculiar irony that Jews complained bitterly about discrimination at the hands of the Ivy League in years past yet when they seize the commanding heights of power in the Ivy League they actively discriminate against the minority they hate the most: white Christians. Mr Buchanan may have failed to point this out because of fear of being called an anti-Semite but as Joe Sobran pointed out years ago “An anti-Semite used to be someone who hated Jews, now it is someone who Jews hate”

    • Replies: @turtle
    , @nokangaroos
  19. anon[150] • Disclaimer says:

    So Pat wants the Supreme Court, the laughingstock of apex courts worldwide, to restore meritocracy. That’s a hoot, but the underlying fallacy of this idea is the notion that glamour schools are meritocracies. They are about as meritocratic as post-colonial Treasuries in equatorial Africa. You’ve got pervasive Jewish nepotism and corruption, oafish cash-cow legacies, and a selection process that favors apple-polishing suckups too other-directed to question their indoctrination.

    This commenter got the best education money can buy and it took decades to overcome the brainwashing. The only realistic solution is to have a two-tiered admissions process: admission of manifestly extraordinary minds based on objective criteria, and random admissions for applicants meeting some objective threshold. That will accomplish three important things. It will reduce the importance of brand name schools in preferment. It will improve intellectual diversity – a broader variety of students will be easy to educate and hard to indoctrinate. And it will not discriminate. Now Harvard competes with Yale by offering the shiniest invisible halo. Let them put their obscene endowments to work by competing on price.

  20. @mark green

    Goodwin was also, I believe, the attorney responsible for taking down van Doren in the infamous Quiz Show controversy, cf. the excellent movie of the same name. Noticing how parties on all sides were of that persuasion, one gets the sense of some sort of orchestrated honey trap to humiliate and crucify a wasp Ivy League family.

    A really great book about affirmative action is Farron’s Affirmative Action Hoax. The depth of thought and consideration are unparalleled on the topic.

    As for affirmative action in elite college admissions, although it’s galling that the universities receive public funds, they are nevertheless private schools and should be able to construct student bodies according to their own premises. There are enough top colleges in the country that a bright and studious young person will get into some university from which xe can reach most any position in the civilization.
    What I find much more concerning is the rising racial preference systems in professional schools, particularly law and medicine, which is becoming more aggressive in recent years. Farron has good data on this too, especially about how the criteria are being weakened to admit sub par students. In addition to the danger unqualified persons pose in these professions, the slots are limited—if a white doesn’t get a position, xe will not be able to get into xeir chosen field! Moreover, blacks have the advantage of a number of traditionally black schools, such as Morehouse, Howard, and meharry! I find this to be a much greater issue for a larger swath of middle America. Greater civilizational impact.

  21. @Anon

    IIRC, Ron Unz compared the racial and ethnic distribution of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists to the same distribution of Ivy League admissions, admissions to other “first rank” colleges and universities using similar affirmative action selection criteria, and admissions to schools like MIT and CalTech, still using mostly Merit based admissions. Semifinalists are selected on thew basis of aptitude, achievement, scholarship, extracurricular achievement, and demonstrated leadership qualities. They are roughly 0.0% of all graduating high school seniors. These are exactly the students whom the Ivies claim to want and to select.

    Unz found that the Ivy League practiced gross discrimination against non-Jewish White applicants and Asians. They blatantly favored Jewish and Negro applicants. The racial and ethnic distribution of admissions among schools still using merit based applications mirrored that of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.

    • Agree: Miro23
    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  22. TGD says:

    Pat mentions the name of the Yale president, Peter Salovey, but studiously avoids revealing that Salovey is a Jew.

    When Jews gained the presidencies of the Ivies, they instituted policies to stop the merry-go-round of Wasp privilege: elite prep schools to the Ivy League to prestigious law schools to “white shoe” law firms or big wall street firms or the upper echelons of business or government or academia. Except for legacies whose parents are big contributors, graduating from one of the elite prep schools is no longer a guarantee of admission to one of the Ivies.

  23. @Atila

    Perhaps Pat is beating a dead horse. With colleges all over the country closing down their campuses and switching to online only, while still demanding the same tuition as before, they have signed their death warrants anyway. Any college student’s parents who pays these outrageous tuitions, just to have their adult child sit in front of the computer all day at home in their underwear, should have their head examined.

    College kids should go On Strike and take a Skip Year until things shake out. The imminent death of many colleges is at least one positive thing that will come from the Covid hysteria. Too bad that the much over-rated Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale, with their billion dollar endowments, will be immune.

    • Agree: Emslander, Escher
  24. @John Johnson

    Pat Buchanan has paid a heavy price for pointing out the inevitable disaster that the West’s power elite are creating with their policies of open borders, anti-White and anti-Christian discrimination, and export of industrial capacity and jobs to non-Western countries. He still fights the good fight. He deserves kudos, not brickbats, for this. That his efforts have failed to stem the tide is not his fault but that of those who quietly or loudly agree with him but refuse to take further, more definitive action.

    • Agree: SafeNow
    • Replies: @John Johnson
  25. Rurik says:

    says Yale President Peter Salovey, “a student body whose diversity is a mark of its excellence.”

    What does it say about Yale’s commitment to diversity that it’s never had a black president?

    Or that for the last 27 years the president has been a Jew?

    What does it say about Yale’s commitment to diversity, that a Jew was replaced with a Jew as president, in a nation where Jews are 2% of the population?

    What are the odds I wonder?

    Especially with a commitment to diversity.

    Or that the president of Harvard is also a Jew. As is the current president of Princeton University.

    How’s that for diversity, eh?

    And a quick look shows that all three of these universities reject the call to boycott Israel, because a commitment to diversity only goes so far, after all.

    http://www.stopbds.com/?page_id=1812

    Is discrimination against white students in favor of Black students with far lower test scores morally acceptable if done to advance racial “diversity”?

    And, if so, for how long? Forever?

    Perhaps it’s of note that when whitey became a disappearing minority in Miami Dade county, then Affirmative Action really kicked in. I listened to a meeting of the School Board, and they were all bragging that they’ve all hit their Affirmative Action goals of using non-white contractors in every instance. So even when whitey has been ethnically cleansed out, and is a shadow of his former ‘privilege’, that’s when they really pile on, and crush the nuts of the few remaining whites to teach them a lesson- but good, that racism/discrimination is wrong!

    How long Pat? Until the job is done. Duh.

    Why is it right to discriminate against working-class white kids from Middle America ..

    Now you’re being deliberately obtuse.

    You know that answer Pat. It’s because they’re racists! (you old fool!)

    Do you need that spelled out in crayon?

    They’re racists who had ‘restricted’ hotels, and lynched Leo Frank and hundreds of thousands of innocent black men, just because they were black. Exactly like we see today, with racist white men lynching innocent blacks on the streets of a systematically racist America right now!

    Does it really matter if the racist white man (redundant) uses a rope or a knee to suffocate the innocent black man? Does it matter if he was ‘lynched’ with a racist cop’s gun, with his hands up, pleading ‘don’t shoot’, or with a noose around his neck?

    This nation and this world will never be just until every single racist is gone. How can you have a just society when there are racists among the population?! Isn’t that a no-brainer?

    If so, what does social justice mean? Who defines it?

    Social justice is equality. Parity in outcome.

    It’s defined by our ((cultural elites)), because cowardly, venal Anglo shitbags sold out this nation and the white race for thirty shekels. You know the type Pat, like the guy who brought on the Arab Oil Embargo with Operation Nickel Grass, and took the dollar off the gold standard.

    It is the character of the republic that is at issue here.

    All I’ve ever had to know is that this republic would decide to officially fuck over a certain demographic, (working class white men) to mollify the blacks and feminists who hated them and wanted what meager stuff they had. So the white men in power, made common cause with the Jewish supremacists and blacks and feminists, to officially declare that all Americans were more equal than working class white men, who it wasn’t only legal to discriminate against in all things, but laudable, because these men were and are irredeemable and deplorable.

    That’s all I’ve ever needed to know about the so-called ‘charactor’ of this republic.

    Here’s a clue Pat: Without principles, a republic- exactly like a man- has the charactor of a worm. A sniveling, craven and opportunistic jackal.

    That’s the America I grew up in Pat. That’s the America that your generation bequeathed to us. A rotted out carcass of a republic. Sold down the river to placate Jews and blacks and feminists.

    Thanks for that, btw.

    And if white Americans, the shrinking majority of the nation and a minority in our most populous states, can indefinitely be discriminated against in favor of people of color, they will eventually embrace the tribal politics of race and identity that would risk the breakup of the union, as is happening in Europe and around the world.

    Please Pat. You’re giving me a boehner.

    As for Yale and other Ivy League universities, it is an indictment of conservatives who have held executive power often in the past 50 years that they have not chopped federal funding for these bastions of progressive racism.

    Have these conservatives who’ve held executive power.. ever done anything in the last fifty years that Jewish supremacists didn’t want them to do?

    And that goes for all of North America and Western Europe.

    Today conservatives who hold executive power in states like Florida or Texas or Michigan, tell the goyim that it’s verboten to criticize Israel – in the ‘land of the free, and home of the brave’.

    But it all started when America’s Anglos made common cause with the Zionists, and tossed working class white men under the bus, as America (and her so-called charactor) was sold out for shekels.

    We’re just watching what happens to a great nation that’s been betrayed, as the parasites feast on the dying carcass.

  26. @anon

    My utopian fantasy is a nationwide, universal, blind, admissions examination, which would test academic potential and achievement, perhaps supplemented with information on candidates’ extracurricular achievements and leadership potential. Schools would then select candidates for admission solely on their scores on this test and their stated preferences on the schools they would be willing to attend. The entire irreparable current admissions process and its bureaucratic parasites would be eliminated.

    While we’re at it we could test schools on the adequacy of the education they provide, i.e. how well their graduates do later in life compared to other graduates with a similar test ranking. Under-performing schools should at the very least lose all access to any government support including student scholarships and loans.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
  27. Ron Unz says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    IIRC, Ron Unz compared the racial and ethnic distribution of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists to the same distribution of Ivy League admissions, admissions to other “first rank” colleges and universities using similar affirmative action selection criteria…Unz found that the Ivy League practiced gross discrimination against non-Jewish White applicants and Asians.

    Yes, here’s an article of mine from late 2018 summarizing that part of my very long Meritocracy analysis:

    https://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-racial-discrimination-at-harvard/

    One of the ironic aspects of this Buchanan column is that back in 1998, the WSJ had published an earlier version of my Ivy League analysis:

    https://www.unz.com/runz/some-minorities-are-more-minor-than-others/

    At the time, PJB had picked up and quoted my findings in a couple of his syndicated columns, producing a huge firestorm of controversy. Indeed, during his subsequent presidential run, it was widely cited as the #1 proof that he was a “neo-Nazi.” Clearly, Buchanan has either decided to avoid that issue this time around, or (quite possibly) no longer actually writes his column.

    Ironically enough, Neocon Max Boot had been the WSJ op-ed editor who accepted and published my piece that got Buchanan labeled a “neo-Nazi”…

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @Ron Unz
    , @Rurik
  28. Anonymous[624] • Disclaimer says:

    Make the Ivy League 100% black and have it be done with.

    Consider it reparation. Let these hypocrites put their money where their mouths are.

    • LOL: Tono Bungay
    • Replies: @John Johnson
  29. @anonymous

    Yet here’s what you wrote in reply to me less than 48 hours ago, rationalizing a vote for President Trump:

    Trump doesn’t control every SC decision.

    Just because he nominates a judge does not mean that said judge will always vote as Trump would.

    But that doesn’t change the fact that when it comes to guns the SC nominee matters. History has proven this.

    I don’t see why you would think any of this is contradictory.

    Voting Trump for the sake of the 2A is completely rational. In fact there have been quotes from anti-gun groups that do not want Trump re-elected for that reason.

  30. @Jus' Sayin'...

    Pat Buchanan has paid a heavy price for pointing out the inevitable disaster that the West’s power elite are creating with their policies of open borders, anti-White and anti-Christian discrimination, and export of industrial capacity and jobs to non-Western countries. He still fights the good fight. He deserves kudos, not brickbats, for this.

    Agree and I don’t get why he gets bashed so much here. He was basically alt-right before it was a term. Even though I use the term at times I don’t care for it as it implies thinking around the same right/left continuum.

    The term “paleoconservative” really doesn’t describe him either because it implies traditional and rigid thinking.

    The traditional and rigid thinking is on the part of mainstream Republicans that embrace a myopic yet destructive combination of race denial and amoral capitalism.

    Pat broke away from that rigid thinking and was punished for it.

    The political pathway of California completely redeems everything he warned about. The California GOP thought they were going to sell Hispanics on freedom ‘n flags. They also never faced the fact that college Whites were being indoctrinated into psuedoscientific beliefs via the social sciences. So the GOP has been kicked out of California and they still drag their feet on any changes.

    • Agree: Emslander
  31. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ron Unz

    Mr. Unz, thanks for, again, publicly calling out one of your columnists (see also, John Derbyshire) for pulling punches, ChinaDidiotry, or other faux dissidence.

    It’s no mere coincidence that these keyboard weasels, whether in arrogance or shame, don’t respond.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  32. SteveK9 says:

    New Rule: All NBA teams must have 60% White players … exactly.

    • Replies: @turtle
  33. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    Which reminds me:

    What do you think so far about Ted Rall, who replaced Tom Engelhardt as the resident lightweight, NPRoggy columnist? He likewise ignores comments.

  34. turtle says:
    @wesmouch

    Howzabout we refine the “racial” categories to more closely reflect biological heritage.
    Not all Europeans are Christians, and, in fact, combining “white” with Christian conflates biological ancestry with religious confession. What about European pagans, or European agnostics (of which there are no doubt very many)?

    I propose Nordic European, or perhaps Germanic European, as one category.
    Old English is actually considered a Germanic language, AFAIK, so Germanic would include Anglo-Saxon, but not Celtic peoples. Therefore, Nordic European is likely more inclusive.

    “Aryan” has fallen out of favor for historical reasons, and I believe Iran translates as “land of the Aryans,” so it would be imprecise and confusing as well.

  35. turtle says:
    @SteveK9

    All NBA teams must have 60% White players

    Why not just rename it the Negro Basketball Association and be done with it?

    White men could form their own “affirmative action” league, maybe lower the basket a few inches to make the “white” game more exciting. But, I do believe Fred Reed has got it right re: “cultural appropriation.” Since “los Negros” didn’t invent the game, they should pay royalties to members of the affinity group which did. Fair is fair.

  36. Ron Unz says:
    @Ron Unz

    Well, just out of curiosity, I hunted around a little and dug up those two Buchanan columns from 1998 that had quoted my Ivy League analysis and generated a considerable media furor:

    https://buchanan.org/blog/pjb-the-dispossession-of-christian-americans-241

    https://buchanan.org/blog/pjb-our-self-selecting-elite-280

    https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/buchanans-ivy-league-lament/

    I remember that Bay Buchanan his sister once joked with me that I was always getting him into trouble.

    Back in 2010, he published another column emphasizing those same facts:

    https://www.creators.com/read/pat-buchanan/07/10/bias-and-bigotry-in-academia-

    Since he’s quite elderly and now seems to have “forgotten” the issue, I really wouldn’t be surprised if some assistant is writing his column this days…

    • Replies: @Rurik
  37. Rurik says:
    @Ron Unz

    Ironically enough, Neocon Max Boot had been the WSJ op-ed editor who accepted and published my piece that got Buchanan labeled a “neo-Nazi”…

    Perhaps Jews give other Jews a pass on such things.

    From your 1998 WSJ article:

    Thus, it appears that Jews and Asians constitute approximately half of Harvard’s student body, leaving the other half for the remaining 95% of America.

    Under these circumstances, chronic underrepresentation of other ethnic groups—with or without affirmative action—is mathematically inevitable, and the only real issue is the allocation of such underrepresentation. Since black and Hispanics are virtually guaranteed a certain number of slots, and Harvard also admits a considerable number of foreign students, the number of remaining slots is further reduced. In fact, it seems likely that non-Jewish white Americans represent no more than a quarter of Harvard undergraduates, even though this group constitutes nearly 75% of the population at large, resulting in a degree of underrepresentation far more severe than that of blacks, Hispanics or any other minority groups.

    Furthermore, even among non-Jewish whites there is almost certainly a severe skew in representation, with Northeastern WASPs being far better represented than other demographic or religious groups such as Baptists or Southerners. (It’s hard to know for sure, since Harvard doesn’t release breakdowns of the student body by religion.)

    These facts should make supporters of affirmative action very uncomfortable. Large numbers of rejected applicants from these underrepresented groups doubtless have much higher admissions scores than many black or Hispanic admittees–as well as the unique cultural experiences prized by diversity advocates–and are much farther from parity with their share of the general population. Thus, current affirmative action policies actually act to increase rather than decrease ethnic underrepresentation at the college.

    Surely Mr. Unz, you don’t indulge the flummery that “supporters of affirmative action” harbor any sentiments towards a more just and fair society, now do you?

    Come now.

    We all know the motivating principle of affirmative action was (and is) pure, malicious racial hatred for white men all along. Duh.

    Do you think Max Boot published your article because he agreed that not enough white men are going to Harvard, and that the situation is untenable. (lol)

    Or perhaps because he could quietly gloat to himself, (and to other J-supremacists), at just how fulsomely his tribe has f’d over the white man (Nazis).

    Can you imagine the hags on the View discussing white men’s lack of representation at Harvard and the other elite universities, with a general angst and demands that this unfair situation come to an end right now! Or would they prefer to discuss the next fake rape hoax ‘by’ a white male student on campus?

    Imagine Eric Swallowswell demanding that something be done!

    ‘It’s unfair to white men!

    He’ll be joined in sponsoring legislation for demographic parity in university admissions by Maxine Waters and Adam Schiff and Chucky Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, who declared at the podium that:

    ‘Affirmative Action was always about fairness, and today it’s being abused by minorities seeking unfair advantage over their white male counterparts. This must end now! White men are just as valid and deserving of all the opportunities that all minorities enjoy in our great Republic. And so we’re passing this legislation that makes it illegal to discriminate against white men in admissions, and seeks demographic parity in our elite universities; as all men are created equal in the eyes of our Creator, and in the hearts and will of America’s congress and institutions.’

    She was joined in sponsoring the legislation by ‘The Squad’ and the Congressional Black Caucus.

    The ADL and the SPLC praised the legislation as a powerful step forward towards justice for all citizens, no matter how despised, persecuted or downtrodden.

    • Thanks: mark green
  38. @Anonymous

    Make the Ivy League 100% black and have it be done with.

    This is the best idea so far. Genius in fact.

    Our egalitarian politicians can then brag about graduating from a Black college. Would be a win/win.

    I really don’t care if there are zero Whites at Harvard or Yale.

    I’d rather see all Whites go to large public schools and not waste their money on private degrees that are half BS anyways.

    I doubt the average Harvard graduate could tell you how Liberia was founded.

    But the same grad would “know” (read feel) that all African countries are victims of colonialism.

    My cousin got a scholarship to a famous private school and I was not impressed. He wrote a thesis that was basically a smorgasbord of social justice buzzwords. No real ideas or plans on fixing the race problem. His degree would have been something like 150k without scholarship funds.

  39. I also know a girl that was top of her class and went off to private school.

    She got a law degree and then decided that she didn’t like law.

    Got real messed up and confused from the White guilt classes.

    She had a real likeable boyfriend but then split with him and last I heard is still trying to “find herself” at like 28 by working at a non-profit. Does kooky stuff like sends random relatives political screeds.

    Basically a total disaster thanks to the left-wing garbage she absorbed. For White women especially it can really screw with their heads.

  40. @Jus' Sayin'...

    Too late, Jus … some tired old dead non-Black dood named Qín Shi-Huang Ti patented the idea several years ago; and you see where it has gotten them – can´t have that 😛

    tbh his intent was not so much holding Black bodies down as breaking the generational power of the Families (on which all others from Ivan IV to Otto the Great failed) so maybe it´s of continued relevance. With the Ivies devolving into institutions of learning secret handshakes, I say let them;
    MIT, CalTech and Stanford have been better for quite some time anyway.
    And don´t forget to heed Dick the Butcher´s words 😀

    • Replies: @Jus' Sayin'...
  41. @wesmouch

    I prefer Henry Louis Mencken …

    “An anti-semite is someone who hates the Jews more than absolutely necessary”. 😀

  42. @turtle

    “Aryan” has fallen out of favor for historical reasons,

    Historical reasons?

    Or BS Jewish reasons?

    If the latter, then isn’t giving ground to Jewish BS one major step toward the invisibilization of European cultures?
    When do we start resisting our own destruction?
    And in our Resistance, should we not — MUST we not uproot the weed root and branch?

    We were complacent, even collaborative in the taboo against Swastika, which is, after all, a form of the Christian Cross.

    Having given that ground, they went for Confederate flag

    Then Jefferson

    Next stop: Star of David to replace US Stars & Stripes???

    • Replies: @turtle
  43. anon[226] • Disclaimer says:

    Jus sayin’ re 26, yes, the one remaining part, the hard part, is admitting the one-in-a-million applicant on the basis of principles, integrity, brass balls notwithstanding criminal repression – e.g. the Ahed Tamimis standing up against Jew State genocide. That’s not an objective criterion, but that category of people will always be a negligible portion of any class, or any decade’s cohort.

  44. Rurik says:
    @Ron Unz

    From the 2010 Buchannan article:

    There is yet another form of bigotry prevalent among our academic elite that is a throwback to the snobbery of the WASPs of yesterday. While Ivy League recruiters prefer working-class to middle-class black kids with the same test scores, the reverse is true with white kids.

    White kids from poor families who score as well as white kids from wealthy families — think George W. Bush — not only get no break, they seem to be the most undesirable and unwanted of all students.

    Though elite schools give points to applicants for extracurricular activities, especially for leadership roles and honors, writes Nieli, if you played a lead role in Future Farmers of America, the 4-H Clubs or junior ROTC, leave it off your resume or you may just be blackballed. “Excelling in these activities is ‘associated with 60 or 65 percent lower odds on admissions.’”

    Writes Nieli, there seems an unwritten admissions rule at America’s elite schools: “Poor Whites Need Not Apply.”

    Reading that, I was reminded of something one of the very astute commenters wrote on this very article:

    All I’ve ever had to know is that this republic would decide to officially fuck over a certain demographic, (working class white men) to mollify the blacks and feminists who hated them and wanted what meager stuff they had. So the white men in power, made common cause with the Jewish supremacists and blacks and feminists, to officially declare that all Americans were more equal than working class white men, who it wasn’t only legal to discriminate against in all things, but laudable, because these men were and are irredeemable and deplorable.

    It was good to see Buchannan writing about how it’s undeniable that poor and working class white men are the most cheated and f’d-over demographic in the nation, because I frequently mention this lamentable fact, and I’m glad (and disgusted) to see it’s proven by the official numbers.

    If affirmative action was ever about fairness, then such things as economic advantages would be something to consider when handing out university slots and scholarships. But fairness and justice are not concerns, and never have been, as Obama’s daughters would get preferential treatment in all things vs. a white boy from Appalachia who grew up dirt poor, but who studied hard and got better SAT scores than Obama’s daughters.

    It was always about racial hatred for (especially poor and rural) white men and boys.

    The only people in this country whom is it legal to discriminate against in all things.

    And if we were looking for who to blame, then I’d put the guilt squarely on the pampered and drooping shoulders of white ‘men’ like David French, and George Will and the Bush crime family, et al. And all those Gentile university presidents and deans who countenance this inequity to stay in the good graces of the insidious pall of injustice that has ‘rotted the soul of our nation’.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  45. turtle says:
    @SolontoCroesus

    Star of David

    Already there on the Great Seal of the U.S.
    https://www.philadelphiafed.org/education/teachers/publications/symbols-on-american-money/
    Note that the silver coin of 1801-1807 shows 13 stars above the eagle’s head, a “new constellation,” but not arranged into the Jewish Star, as they are today.
    I wonder when the stars were rearranged. Does anyone here know?

    The swastika has been used as a symbol of good luck in other cultures as well, including Native American and Hindu (India). You can still find swastikas on Native American turquoise and silver Jewelry. In that context, it has nothing explicitly to do with NS Germany, although the NS “mystics” might have borrowed it from the Hindus.

  46. @Rurik

    It was good to see Buchannan writing about how it’s undeniable that poor and working class white men are the most cheated and f’d-over demographic in the nation, because I frequently mention this lamentable fact

    It’s never talked about.

    The establishment class decided that regular White workers must be holding back Blacks since the educated sect was shunning racism.

    It must be the mechanic at the local bar that is ruining our plans! His crass and blatant racism is making them feel like second class citizens.

    You see this in Hollywood movies where the local White blue collar worker has all sorts of offensive racial statements that the educated gentry would never tolerate.

    This also plays on long standing resentments from high school. Remember the bully from the blue collar family? He is part of the bad Whites that keep spreading racism!

    Christian conservatives bought into this garbage as well. Except their version is the heathenistic local racist who can’t control his immorality or is lazy.

    And all those Gentile university presidents and deans who countenance this inequity to stay in the good graces of the insidious pall of injustice that has ‘rotted the soul of our nation’.

    The alternative is unthinkable: Racial differences are as natural as rain which means those university presidents and deans have been presiding over a great and costly fraud. What they thought were “bad Whites” were actually the real academics.

    Must be the plumber. Has to be the plumber.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  47. Rurik says:
    @John Johnson

    You see this in Hollywood movies where the local White blue collar worker has all sorts of offensive racial statements that the educated gentry would never tolerate.

    I must have seen ten thousand different versions of the evil white racist from Hollywood movies.

    One of the most common is the evil white racist men are drinking in the bar or saloon, when an inoffensive Negro or ‘Indian’ or some such put-upon minority walks in just wanting a drink.

    This is a quintessential scene that has played out a thousand times on the silver screen.

    Often with a ‘good’ white guy to save the day, but just as often with the heroic Negro or Indian or Mexican killing the evil racist, and done so in a way that always makes the audience cheer for the death of the evil racist white man. Never in reverse. There are never any scenes where a white man goes into a black Juke Joint or nightclub and is made to feel unwelcome. Because we all know that white guys are always welcome in black nightclubs, huh?

    In fact just thinking about it, the closest I can think of where they’ve done that, was in Animal House, when the fellas mistakenly take their dates to see Otis, only to be confronted by less-than- welcoming blacks. But that was all in fun. In reality, imagine a white man going to an Apache or Comanche pow-wow and expecting to be welcomed to party with them as one of the tribe.

    But when whitey does it, it’s the most sinister and evil, racist thing that could ever, ever happen!

    And those scenes, and a thousand different versions of those scenes have been getting pumped out by Hollywood for generation after generation. TV show after TV show. And always, with the agenda.

    Racial differences are as natural as rain which means those university presidents and deans have been presiding over a great and costly fraud.

    I used to peruse a lot of the anthropology stuff years ago. It was a discipline I used to dable in.

    But one subject was always verboten. The subject of race.

    It seems that somehow, a guy named Franz Boas was able to curtail any discussion of racial differences in the subject of anthropology. He must have been like like our Bill Nye of the climate idiocy. And able to impose an Overton window on the subject of race- which Boas dishonestly posited- didn’t exist.

    OK, so you had some charlatan trying to tell everyone what was the acceptable parameters of discussion when it came to race. Fine. Laugh at him. Mock him for the idiotic scoundrel that he obviously was. But for God’s sake, don’t kowtow to him!

    Don’t shut off your brain, and parrot platitudes because some asshat tells you to.

    But this is what they all do. Across the entire spectrum of our human sciences and sociological disciplines, our academics and ‘intellectuals’ all self- censor lest they peep something politically incorrect. The moral cowardice is all pervasive in academia.

    And it was all set in stone by unwritten decree.

    I wonder if the reason they hate the working class whites so much, is because they haven’t self-lobotomized, and still speak the obvious truth, which must be like fingernails on a chalkboard to academia, whose intellectual cowardice must be soul-numbing at some level, and causes fits of self-loathing at what they’ve allowed themselves to become. An honest plumber speaking the obvious truth, must grind on their precious cognitive dissonance in ways that are existentially painful to a self-lobotomized coward.

  48. KenH says:

    The Justice Department refused to wave its big stick — a threat to cut off tax dollars that go yearly to Yale.

    Yale will just receive a light slap on the wrist. We can’t expect the DOJ, who is filled with leftists and woke sympathizers, to do what is right and cut federal funding from Yale and other public universities until they refrain from discriminatory practices against WHITES and Asians.

    We’re told that Asians are really smart yet roughly two out of three Asian voters vote for the Democrat party who support these discriminatory policies.

    Whites have no advocates, not even Donald Trump, so little if anything will get done to rectify the situation in our favor. But if blacks were being discriminated against Trump would be tweet storming and pandering like crazy.

    And if white Americans, the shrinking majority of the nation and a minority in our most populous states, can indefinitely be discriminated against in favor of people of color, they will eventually embrace the tribal politics of race and identity that would risk the breakup of the union,

    The only option is for Whites to embrace and practice in your face identity politics and tribalism like everyone else. Tucker Carlson is pissing in the wind and being disingenuous by preaching anti-identity politics and race neutrality every night. He arrogantly thinks he can shame the elites into embracing race blindness.

    It’s time for Whites to seek the breakup of the union by all means possible. The status quote is no longer beneficial to us. This (((union))) hates whites and its policies are killing us off by a variety of means so we should withdraw all moral support. We are viewed as tax paying slaves and nothing more.

  49. turtle says:
    @Rurik

    Classic examples:

    • Agree: Rurik
  50. they will eventually embrace the tribal politics of race and identity that would risk the breakup of the union, as is happening in Europe and around the world.

    they already have mssr buchanan.

    and why so much diversity?

    because short term greed of capitalists. that’s why black slaves, irish like yourself i suppose, italians, jews, then mexicans and the whole world.

    it’s capital vs workers and jew vs gentile.

    and why the neuroticism about disparities between ever smaller “identities”?

    because it serves as a distraction for the left behind and a way to disempower white gentiles.

    i hope you will see eventually that america IS capitalists selling the rope to hang themselves IRL.

    if you’re not a nationalist AND a socialist, you’re dumb.

    denmark wins!

  51. @Rurik

    It seems that somehow, a guy named Franz Boas was able to curtail any discussion of racial differences in the subject of anthropology.

    His original skull thesis was proven false.

    It’s not even disputed.

    Of course they won’t mention this in an Anthropology class. To the left he is a hero for taking down the establishment and his skull study is still taught as an example of debunking racial differences.

    Skip to the last two paragraphs
    https://news.psu.edu/story/140739/2003/05/01/research/boas-bones-and-race#:~:text=In%201912%2C%20Franz%20Boas%20stunned%20the%20world%20of,proclaimed%20that%20environment%2C%20not%20heredity%2C%20determined%20skull%20shape.

    Now read the first card
    https://quizlet.com/280753096/anthropology-test-2-study-guide-flash-cards/

    I also dabbled in the social sciences until I realized what a load of egalitarian BS it all is.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Ron Unz
  52. anon[272] • Disclaimer says:

    Rurik, in 47 is THAT what you got from the 2nd or 3rd biggest laff in Animal House? Are you telling me the whole joke went over your head? Don’t you remember that awesome line, “Primitive cultures?” Did you even hear it, were you on a date sucking face or something? Cause it sounds like you didn’t get it.

    Did you at least get it when they sat Pinto down with Haji and the blind guy?

    Sounds like you never ate the vomlette of even went to Dartmouth winter carnival. Is that it?

  53. Anonymous[401] • Disclaimer says:

    Why is it now kosher to capitalize “Black, Asian, Brown,” etc. but not “white”?

    • Replies: @botazefa
  54. anon[427] • Disclaimer says:

    So we want to force Yale and Harvard to admit more Whites on test scores but you don’t have to give Whites a job where they are the minority in California?

  55. @Escher

    Not to be argumentative — but just what do you consider ‘the last few pockets of merit’?

    I don’t see any …

  56. Emslander says:
    @Atila

    If you are not a progresive east coast millionaire with top tier contact its imposible for whites to enter in any ivy league university ,it doent matter how good you grades are .

    Then why would you want to be a part of such a crowd? Ivy League is just a pathway to the dying Protestant mob that’s brought us to the brink of dystopia. I certainly don’t want my children in such a club. They’re doing very well without all that disfunction.

  57. botazefa says:
    @Anonymous

    Why is it now kosher to capitalize “Black, Asian, Brown,” etc. but not “white”?

    Good setup. The punchline has to be “because Pigs ain’t Kosher.” Ha!

  58. Wyatt says:

    Who cares? Literally, who cares? The Ivy Leagues don’t actually teach you anything other than connections. Once they started letting in the Dark Ones and started excluding the nicey ricey ones at the behest of the big nosed ones, Ivy League education stopped being about rigorous testing and teaching and became a degree mill for line toeing yuppies and minorities who could barely hack it in community colleges to become papered in “I hate whitey” studies.

    When some dipshit like Cornel West becomes tenured and starts lecturing both the schools and the nation on why blacks haven’t been complete failures of their own accord, that should be the indicator that prestigious institutions no longer bear any relevance.

    • Agree: Emslander
  59. @anon

    I’d say rather that the answer is eliminating all government support for universities and above all eliminating the whole anti-discrimination legal apparatus. (I acknowledge the lack of support for this.) Let every university discriminate as it wants, just as every private person should be able to. But the government should be absolutely color-blind.

    • Agree: Emslander
  60. @turtle

    “Aryan” has fallen out of favor for historical reasons, and I believe Iran translates as “land of the Aryans,” so it would be imprecise and confusing as well.

    Then why have our PC elites replaced the once standard and precise nomenclature for dating historical events, BC/AD (Before Christ/Anno Domini) with the less precise and not all that accurate circumlocution BCE/CE (Before the Common Era/Common Era)?

    A little thought may suggest some commonality of intent in the elimination of “Aryan” and the creation of the neologisms BCE and CE. A little further thought may lead one to the conclusion that their is a certain group behind these changes, which prefers to surreptitiously forward its ultimate goals.

    • Replies: @turtle
    , @Observator
  61. Reverse discrimination seems the new American normal. Smart people should leave this racist country. If Kamala Harris and her running mate Joe Biden should win and the Republicans will lose the Senate, the future of the US will be gloomy.

    • Replies: @USA1943
  62. @nokangaroos

    The Chinese Civil Service Exam system was not that different from Talmudic scholarship. It relied entirely on two abilities: (1) the ability to memorize a permanently fixed set of texts, which were so old that they required special training to comprehend; (2) the ability to master certain methods of analyzing these texts and composing commentaries on them. It was essentially an IQ test, entirely weighted towards memory, logically reasoning, and verbal skills. It also functioned entirely to filter out those with the very highest g scores from everyone else. I think we can do a lot better today if we are serious and put our minds to it.

  63. American Citizen 2.0 says:

    The idea of “merit” has come under a lot of scrutiny lately so I don’t necessarily agree with this article anymore. I used to have opinions like those Pat is expressing too.

    White people have money generally speaking. That money translates into opportunity to climb the social ladder that can be passed down to kids as an inheritance. Since merit generally tracks how far you have climbed on various social ladders, white people are already ahead. When you consider the broad spectrum of degrees at a place like Harvard, merit really doesn’t factor into whether or not someone could earn the credential anyway. Poetry, just to give an example. Do we really think that Harvard couldn’t just pick anyone else but the person they actually picked to study Poetry? Or History. Or Philosophy. Since going to Harvard is really just a way of giving someone a free entry ticket into the elite, which means leadership roles, they can give those entry tickets to people who traditionally did not have access to them. So, you get more black Poetry majors. Who really cares. And ultimately, pretty much anyone can be a leader. There is no reason to keep giving white people access to every avenue of success when we have already shown time and again that we can just make our own success anyway. For the most part Harvard is just picking who they would like to introduce to wealthy Jews and the answer to that question is… black people.

  64. USA1943 says:
    @Ludwig Watzal

    Especially if the Democrats maintain the House, Biden has always been a Centrist and John Kasich a Republican who is also a good friend of Joe Biden said he sat down and talked with Biden a couple of Weeks ago, and said he does NOT believe Biden will Govern to the far Left.

    Still if the House and Senate are Democrat Majority, he will have to work really hard to prevent it from going left and if Biden does not go too far left, he will likely get a Primary Challenge from AOC in 2024 and AOC would really try to take the Country FAR LEFT. If you get AOC as President with Majorities in Congress and The Senate, The Country would turn into a FAR LEFT 3rd World Country, in that scenario a Wall would NOT be needed as nobody would want to come anyway.

    I will vote for President Trump in 2020 and Hopefully Tucker Carlson in 2024, we would not be in this situation with the FAR LEFT taking over if Pat Buchanan had 8 Years as President.

  65. @anon

    It will accomplish another thing: the quality of teaching.

    I read this article a while back. Most of the respondents spew nothing interesting, but Anastasia Berg has the right idea.

    https://www.chronicle.com/article/is-meritocracy-hurting-higher-education

  66. Rurik says:
    @John Johnson

    Skip to the last two paragraphs

    to wit:

    Boas’s immigrant study was the beginning of the demise of racial typology; I regard that as a good thing. Actually, I don’t think anybody is doing racial typology today. However, that does not mean that cranial morphology is meaningless.

    “Sometimes it’s hard to see how Boas reached some of his conclusions. I don’t know that Boas shaded his data. He put it all out there so people could study it. The amazing thing is that nobody has looked at it until now.”

    “I regard that as a good thing” = speaking the truth about racial differences is hurtful

    so it isn’t so amazing after all, considering that he himself agrees that we should all put our heads in the sand and pretend that all the races are exactly the same in every way.

    As the Negros burn down the cities, because if they’re exactly like white people in every way, then why do they languish behind whites academically and economically, unless they’re held back by racism?

    So the lies that academia imposes on itself, drives blacks to the brink of racial meltdown.

    Why not just tell the truth, and let the cards fall where they may?

    I have no problem with Asians being a bit smarter than whitey; my self-esteem can handle it. I’m sure blacks could too, except for the endemic cowardice and intellectual mendacity of our academics and ‘intellectuals’.

    They’d prefer their pretty lies to harsh truths all day long.

    Being ‘educated’ is anathema to thinking and admitting inconvenient truths to oneself.

  67. Ron Unz says:
    @John Johnson

    His original skull thesis was proven false…Skip to the last two paragraphs
    https://news.psu.edu/story/140739/2003/05/01/research/boas-bones-and-race#:~:text=In%201912%2C%20Franz%20Boas%20stunned%20the%20world%20of,pro

    Great catch. I’d been sure that Boas’s famous skull study was fraudulent, but it’s nice to have a solid academic reference.

    I think I remember reading that either Boas or one of his close allies even making the utterly ludicrous claim that skin color was largely determined by diet, but I can’t remember the source.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  68. @Ron Unz

    Gould was an even bigger fraud and yet is also a hero to the social sciences.

    http://johnhawks.net/weblog/topics/meta/gould-morton-lewis-2011.html

    • Replies: @Rurik
  69. turtle says:
    @Jus' Sayin'...

    neologisms BCE and CE. A little further thought may lead one to the conclusion that their is a certain group behind these changes,

    You may be right about that, but I would suggest there is more than one component of said group, all members of which are virulently hostile to Christianity. As well, I regard “Common Era” as not merely imprecise but obfuscatory, and, in fact, ridiculous.

    The point I wished to make regarding the term”Aryan” is that it has been used to describe some people of South Asian heritage, as well as some Europeans. In fact there have been recent posts here on unz.com debating that exact issue.

    So, in the interest of precision, I suggest a term which applies only to Northern (i.e. Nordic) Europeans, and cannot be mistaken for, or misapplied to, any other group.

    I am proud of my Northern European (specifically, Germanic) heritage, which I believe I have every right to be. If you are of Mediterranean, or Eastern European, or South Asian, Egyptian, or whatever other heritage, that, per se, is fine with me, and you have every right to be proud of who you are. Certainly it is possible to break such categories down even further, in the interest of precision.

    I object, and strenuously, to the disingenuous miscategorization of all light skinned individuals of European heritage as “whites,” primarily because it disrespects distinct (and laudable) cultures. Such sloppiness, laziness or willful obfuscation (take your pick) thus flies directly it the face of currently fashionable “politically correct” statements such as “diversity is our strength.”

    To cite a few examples,
    A) Natives of the Iberian peninsula may speak one of at least seven officially distinct languages, according to Wikipedia.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Iberian_languages
    B) Natives of the British Isles, according to Wikipedia, may speak any one of 11 languages (not counting sign languages).
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_the_United_Kingdom
    C) In Germany, Bavarians and Swabians in the south, and Ostfrieslanders in the north, speak dialects which are distinct from Standardhochdeutsch.
    D) Alsatian culture and language draws from French and German
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alsatian_dialect

    Etc.

    In my opinion, referring to all those of European heritage as “white” should be considered every bit as offensive as saying, “All you darkies look the same to me.”

  70. @Jus' Sayin'...

    The Common Era dating convention came into use by archeologists working in the Middle East, where Jews and Muslims use different calendars. It was intended to be a courtesy to people of other faiths.

    The BC/AD chronology is off by four years, because the 6th century monk Dionysius Exiguus, who introduced the new dating system, ignored the fact that the first Roman Emperor, Augustus, ruled in his own name for four years before accepting that title as his ruling name.

    New World archaeologists use the term BP, Before the Present, because the three superstitions of the Old World have no relevance to the ancient cultures of the western hemisphere.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
    , @turtle
  71. @Observator

    These absolute Quaternary dates (tree rings, varves, ice cores) are much dandier than Day Zero A of the Mayan calendar (which is more precise than ours BTW);
    just don´t forget ours is the Year of Our Lord 70 After Present 😀

  72. turtle says:
    @Observator

    My “honorary uncle,” (i.e. not a blood relative) was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq.
    When he was a boy, Iraqis used a lunar calendar, as I suppose the Chinese still do.
    So, in order to determine his birthday according to Western calendar, he had to do a bit of calculation.

    Thanks for the additional information.

  73. Rurik says:
    @John Johnson

    Gould was an even bigger fraud and yet is also a hero to the social sciences.

    back a lifetime ago when I was dabbling in anthropology, there was an unmistakable theme permeating the discipline.

    An imposed refusal to extrapolate certain measurable evidence from physical anthropology to suggest that these findings might somehow effect our cultural evolution and the myriad respective cultures we see all over the planet today.

    It was OK to notice that humans evolved from ape-like ancestors and as they did so, the use of tools and language and culture also evolved, in a kind of parallel line.

    From ‘Lucy’ to Kennewick man, our culture and accouterments evolved right alongside our physical development from ape-like to modern human. That much was OK to notice and even take for granted.

    But what about from Kennewick man to Stephen Jay Gould?

    What kind of forces and exigencies played a role in the tapestry of modern culture?

    What were the forces at play that resulted in one culture seemingly advancing to such subtle, nuanced sophistication,

    ..while others languished?

    If you’re a scientist, then these are not judgment calls, rather they’re objective, measurable differences, that beg to be studied and categorized and tallied and analyzed.

    But I found that doing so, was more or less verboten within the discipline. You could find all the books you wanted on physical anthropology, and/or cultural anthropology, but very few that dared to consider the latter, as a consequence of the former, with an entire realm of academic pursuit (how did these two developments play upon each other) basically verboten. And it seems to remain so to this day.

    Perhaps there’s a hint in why Stephen Jay Gould “misstated the evidence or simply made stuff up”.

    ‘he “had been brought up by a Marxist father..’

    ‘While attending Antioch College in the early 1960s, Gould was active in the civil rights movement and often campaigned for social justice.[19]’

    ‘he organized weekly demonstrations outside a Bradford dance hall which refused to admit black people. Gould continued these demonstrations until the policy was revoked.[20]

    Throughout his career and writings, he spoke out against cultural oppression in all its forms, especially what he saw as the pseudoscience used in the service of racism and sexism.[21]

    After completing graduate work at Columbia University in 1967 under the guidance of Norman Newell,[37] he was immediately hired by Harvard University where he worked until the end of his life (1967–2002).

    Here we tie in Harvard and it’s curious habit for hiring Jewish activists with a certain (almost predictable) political bent, shall we say..

    Gould also became a noted public face of science, often appearing on television. In 1984 Gould received his own NOVA special on PBS.[77] Other appearances included interviews on CNN’s Crossfire and Talkback Live,[78] NBC’s The Today Show, and regular appearances on PBS’s Charlie Rose show. Gould was also a guest in all seven episodes of the Dutch talk series A Glorious Accident, in which he appeared with his close friend Oliver Sacks.[79]

    Gould was featured prominently as a guest in Ken Burns’s PBS documentary Baseball, as well as PBS’s Evolution series. Gould was also on the Board of Advisers to the influential Children’s Television Workshop television show 3-2-1 Contact, where he made frequent guest appearances.[80]

    This is a doozy. It sort of says it all:

    Gould wrote:

    I grew up in a family with a tradition of participation in campaigns for social justice, and I was active, as a student, in the civil rights movement at a time of great excitement and success in the early 1960s. Scholars are often wary of citing such commitments. … [but] it is dangerous for a scholar even to imagine that he might attain complete neutrality, for then one stops being vigilant about personal preferences and their influences—and then one truly falls victim to the dictates of prejudice. Objectivity must be operationally defined as fair treatment of data, not absence of preference.[104]

    [my emphasis]

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

    So it seems that science wasn’t just recently corrupted by the Climate idiocy. And that certain scientific pursuits have been subject to systematic manipulation for generations, and presumably for centuries, if not millenniums.

    But what becomes rather clear in the realm of evolutionary psychology, is that an honest pursuit of this field has been subject to a campaign of hysterical disrepute, by certain ‘intellectuals’, and their promoters in the ivy league universities and media.

    As a young man so long ago, when I was simply delving into it all, the pall of political correctness was palatable. But what I didn’t know then, was that ironically, it was basically coming from the forces of evolutionary psychology itself, as Kevin MacDonald has since fleshed out.

    The demand that science defer and desist from looking too closely into evolutionary psychology, is a direct consequence of the forces of evolutionary psychology at work.

    Who’d a thunk it?

    • Thanks: turtle
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    , @Happy Tapir
  74. @Rurik

    Interesting paradox!

    • Thanks: Rurik
  75. HenryTJ says:

    The Ivy League schools are jewish institutions. Jews must be overrepresented by 15-20x and blacks and hispanics must be represented at their share of the population to avoid bad optics and preserve their status as left wing allies. That leaves 30-40% of the class spots for Asians and whites. The only reason these schools ahven’t been shut down as the most racist institutions in the US is because of the use of artificial and meaningless “white” category that masks jew overrepresentation.

  76. anarchyst says:
    @Rurik

    The “elephant in the room” that “shall not be spoken of” is those who own our mass-media, entertainment, financial institutions, and the like (the “chosen”) who own and are directly responsible for the coarsening and debasement of our culture.

    It’s all by design.

    The “chosen” are laughing their asses off at the “stupid goyim” who rabidly suck up the degenerate debasement of a once-proud and vigorous society. We truly live in an age of “bread and circuses”, where grown men openly espouse and make idols of useless “sports figures”, “rap stars” and other degenerate figures and institutions. As long as the beer is cold and the “big game” is on with their useless “sports heroes”, all is well with the world.

    What used to be considered “good” is now “bad”. Homosexuality, transgenderism, pedophilia, and other perversions are not only to be tolerated, but accepted, while those who strive to live a chaste life are seen as “bigots”, “close-minded”, intolerant individuals and are to be criticized and marginalized at all costs. At the “top of the heap” for derision and ridicule are heterosexual white males, especially those with families and a female spouse.

    Hopefully, these “successes” that the “chosen” are implementing will be short lived as more and more people realize that we are being manipulated for the benefit of the “chosen”.

    It is long overdue for our present-day “Weimar Republic” to fall on the ash heap of history”…

    It’s time to make preparation for expulsions #110

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  77. anarchyst says:
    @anarchyst

    All one has to do is observe “who owns Hollywood” and that they fear white gentile male power…

    Let’s look at American “popular culture” and see how the white gentile heterosexual American male is portrayed and treated.

    Today’s popular culture and the culture going back forty years or so has portrayed us white gentile males as bumbling idiots, controlled and insulted by, a know-it-all domineering “wife”, with snotty and bratty children insulting him at every turn.

    Us adult white gentile males are not looked upon as leaders and protectors of society and their families as we once were, but are relegated to the lowest level of humanity, to be used and abused by everyone else.All one has to do is observe “who owns Hollywood” and that they fear white gentile male power…

    It doesn’t stop there, Hollywood’s negative portrayal of white gentile males, with minorities being in positions of power and responsibility, the (inferior) white gentile male is always answering to a black superior, supervisor or leader, despite reality dictating otherwise.

    The “education system” is no better, being geared for females, who have totally feminized the system, relegating boys to the status of being dysfunctional, to be drugged and even ostracized, just for being boys.

    The condemnation and marginalization of us white gentile males is almost complete. It is long overdue to take back our rightful place in society. Start out by boycotting Hollywood and letting program sponsors know why…of course the “small hats” who own much of the sponsor organizations don;t care…

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