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The Saker writes that “the systemic collapse of the US Society has begun.” Actually, US societal collapse has been underway for a long time. What The Saker means is that now it is obvious.

Organized violence and looting in many American cities with pre-deliveries of bricks as weapons of destruction. Police and government officials kneeling in submission to the rioters, thus encouraging the rioters in their actions. The police unsupported and standing down. Destroyed businesses. Looters emptying even the big box stores. Enormous economic loss. As I wrote, “the external cost of one Minnesota cop is very high.”

I should have said, “the external cost of American police training is very high.” US police are trained in Israeli practices that view protesters as enemies justifying very aggressive restraint techniques. The training produces such a high level of police anxiety that police feel compelled to handcuff 5-year-olds before putting them in a squad car. I doubt the Minneapolis police officer meant to kill George Floyd by employing a restraint technique that is taught to the police. The Minneapolis cop was a catalyst, not the cause of consequences set in motion with the second round of Reconstruction imposed on the South.

The first Reconstruction had to be closed down because its excesses were giving rise to a guerrilla movement in the invaded and occupied South. The second Reconstruction was the integration of neighborhood schools by force rather than by persuasion. Force required denunciation, and the white liberals enjoyed their self-righteousness as they sowed the seeds of racial hatred. In the South I grew up in there was no hate. People don’t employ people they hate to look after their children, cook their meals, run their households, and people who hate don’t perform these tasks for those they hate.

As Richard Weaver said, “ideas have consequences.” We are now experiencing the consequences of decades of teaching black Americans to hate white Americans and of teaching white Americans to accept guilt for the black slave trade that originated in the black Kingdom of Dahomey in 1600. A black labor force was inherited by the United States and by the Confederate States of America. It was the gift of history. But in the history that is mistaught, the inherited institution of slavery was imposed on black people by white supremacy.

These lies that have been institutionalized in American education are inconsistent with a diverse multicultural society and are now visibly at work unraveling it.

The Saker thinks that there is no going back from George Floyd. Blacks have gotten away with massive looting. Antifa is not being held accountable for massive violence and property damage. The Democrat and media establishments are using the events against President Trump and all other public officials who tried to protect private property. Leftists have gone beyond justifying violence to glorifying in it.

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The Camp of the Saints is playing out before our eyes. We are living the novel. It is impermissible to put down violent protests of “stigmatized and marginalized” black Americans. But who is more stigmatized than white people, written off as “Trump deplorables” and “racist white supremacists”? It is white people, not blacks who have to be careful in their language, to be careful about what parts of what cities they can safely enter. It is white people who are fired, sanctioned, evicted from social media for offending a black person, not the other way around. A white player for the professional soccer team, Los Angeles Galaxy, was let go not because of anything he did, but because his wife posted an Instagram of a black looter holding a shoebox with the caption, “Black Nikes Matter.”

It is perfectly acceptable to offend white people. All is permissible. The governor of Virginia has ordered the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from Richmond, the Virginia capital that Robert E. Lee honorably defended for three years from being looted and burned by Union invaders. Thanks to Lee, Richmond escaped Atlanta’s fate, but Lee’s statue is being taken down. It was racist of Lee to defend his state and the property and lives of those in Virginia. The truth of the matter is that it is not blacks that have been genocided, it is Southern people and their history.

The New York Times’ 1619 Project is spreading this genocide of white history to all of North America. Northern cities are in flames, and Canada won’t escape. Nor will Europe. The idiot Northern liberals who think they can use black anger against the despised American South are going to find themselves flayed with the same whip.

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  1. Ideas have consequences: but so do interests.
    Interest cuts across all apparently unifying principles: family, kin, nation, religion, ideology, politics – everything. We unite with the enemies of our principles, because that is what serves our interest: like when the Crow tribe fought alongside the US army in the Great Sioux War; when the Ashanti and Yoruba nations participated in the slave trade; or when the two biggest Catholic dynasties in Europe fought against each other in the Thirty Years War; when France united with despotic Romanov Russia against Germany in the First World War; and when the Western democracies united with the totalitarian Soviet Union in the Second, again to defeat Germany.
    It is clear from history that interests are far more dangerous than ideas.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

    • Replies: @Weston Waroda
  2. Realist says:

    The Saker thinks that there is no going back from George Floyd. Blacks have gotten away with massive looting. Antifa is not being held accountable for massive violence and property damage. The Democrat and media establishments are using the events against President Trump and all other public officials who tried to protect private property. Leftists have gone beyond justifying violence to glorifying in it.

    Many on the right are lickspittles for blacks. One example Fox News (Evangelical Central) spent most of the day yesterday covering the eulogy of Floyd…a porn actor and felon.

    Otherwise your article is spot on.

  3. The truth of the matter is that it is not blacks that have been genocided, it is Southern people and their history.

    The winners get to write the history. That’s just nature. And history is almost always wrong.

    As far as Lee’s statue goes, the people who are now citizens of Virginia have the right to put up or take down any statue they like. The Confederacy is gone with the wind. Someone should write a book.

    At that time, 1860 to 1865, dissolution of the Union was not possible. Now, who knows. Eject California and Republican control of the government will be assured for a long time. Then the people of California can have the kind of government they deserve without all those conservative restrictions holding them back.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  4. Gunga Din says:

    The beginning of the end was forced integration of White schools. Our parents should’ve fought that like they fought in WW2.

  5. Awash says:

    PCR, what do you mean ‘gift of history’? There was slavery in Dahomy and other parts of Africa. In the u.s. slaves were used for capitalist plantations. The African chiefs were serving as compradors. All involved in slaving people should be condemned.

    Condemning the police is not a solution. They are molded by their training. Need to ask/review basic questions.

    Why do we need police for, the objective
    What is the context, nature of society
    How do we achieve the objectives
    What should the training of police include
    Who trains them
    How long the training should be

    Similar questions should be discussed by all concerned. It is possible to find good solutions.

  6. People don’t employ people they hate to look after their children, cook their meals, run their households, and people who hate don’t perform these tasks for those they hate.

    When I was young, we had a black housekeeper, Edna, whom I fondly remember, and she seemed to like us as well. We weren’t rich and coukd only afford the “luxury” of a housekeeper because my mother took a job to buy for us the clothes that an honest police officer’s wages could not quite afford. I always marvelled at how other cops could afford pools, RVs, and boats in an era where credit was still not that easy, while we had a tent-camper; now I don’t kid myself how that happened.

    If poor and middle-class whites and blacks realise they aren’t all that far apart in the scheme of things, and the blacks stop insisting on dominance rather than equality, the oligarchs who are currently stirring up this shit-show might discover the concept of unintended consequences.

  7. Excellent points by PC Roberts, thank you.

  8. Beb says:

    “The idiot Northern liberals who think they can use black anger against the despised American South are going to find themselves flayed with the same whip.”

    Lord, how I hope so!

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  9. @peter mcloughlin

    when France united with despotic Romanov Russia against Germany in the First World War;

    Well, that’s WWI writ small and stupid.

  10. Franz says:

    This just (sort of) in:

    Not The Onion: BLM Protesters Vandalize Abraham Lincoln Statue In London

    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/not-onion-blm-protesters-vandalize-abraham-lincoln-statue-london

    I was wondering how long it would take. Not long at all. Leftists have always known about Lincoln, and it was already a joke fifty years ago. Check out the sountrack to the Broadway hit Hair:

    Song “Abie Baby” —

    https://www.metrolyrics.com/abie-baby-lyrics-hair.html

    And Saker is wrong: This is not a “systemic collapse” of the USA, this is the start of the New Normal for all of what used to be Western Civilization. In England, statue defaced includes Churchill and (this really IS a riot) Gandhi.

    Nothing’s ending, minority rule has begun. We’re being put in our place by the people the billionaires brought in to replace us.

    • Replies: @Amerimutt Golems
  11. @Franz

    In England, statue defaced includes Churchill and (this really IS a riot) Gandhi.

    It wasn’t a spontaneous event. There was prior incitement by the usual suspects, exactly what PCR is saying above.

    In 2017 a “British” journalist, who was born in Norway to an African mother and a Jewish father of German descent, penned the below article in the left-wing Guardian.

    Lincoln and the Hindu were probably collateral damage.

    Toppling statues? Here’s why Nelson’s column should be next
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/22/toppling-statues-nelsons-column-should-be-next-slavery

    • Replies: @Franz
  12. @HallParvey

    Dissolution was quite possible in 1860, and it is a tragedy that the South didn’t succeed. It would have happened if not for the tyrant Lincoln, who killed more than 600,000 men (counting both sides) in order to prevent the South from peacefully seceding, which was its Constitutional right. Naturally Lincoln, who was hated in his time, and who destroyed the Constitution, is now usually considered our greatest President.

  13. @Beb

    It’s not just the American South. It’s all of rural white America, Hillary’s Deplorables. As the American military refuses Trump’s orders to defend the homeland, preferring to fight Israel’s wars, these rural whites (with guns) may be our last defense.

  14. As Richard Weaver said, “ideas have consequences.” We are now experiencing the consequences of decades of teaching black Americans to hate white Americans and of teaching white Americans to accept guilt for the black slave trade that originated in the black Kingdom of Dahomey in 1600.

    As George Orwelll noted, The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of history,

    This has been happening to white Americans for the last 50 odd years. Of course, the prototype of this was the Allied “denazification” of Germany after WWII. How many of those who participated in this realised this would be used against them and their posterity not many years after?

  15. Franz says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    Point taken.

    In Canada the rigging is even more interesting in that Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty were not made to be US news spouters, but sources of European news. (But with the Warsaw Pact gone, way past their sell-by date.) I notice the author’s name is Canadian elite.

    https://thegrayzone.com/2020/06/07/us-propaganda-censor-black-lives-matter-protests/

    As former Navy, I will protest anyone touching Nelson’s memorial.

  16. I have taken classes taught by black instructors and not one – not a single one ever advocate to hate white people. Even class taught by those with radical approaches.

    I have attended black churches and not a single one has ever even hinted at hating whites.

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