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A warning to the West. A warning to white America of what the Woke Terror leads to. [Columbia professor who fled communism resigns, says university is becoming communist: Pressured to admit transgender student, The College Fix, November 6, 2019]:

A Romania-born academic says he recently left his tenured position at Columbia University because the Ivy League school is “on its way toward full blown communism,” according to a Romanian TV interview translated by a Romanian-American immigrant.

Prof. Andrei Serban, an award-winning director, complained about the increasing social justice demands he faced in the theater department in the interview, which aired on Romania’s TVR1 Oct. 26. One prominent example he gave: pressure to admit a transgender applicant who auditioned as Juliet from “Romeo and Juliet.”

Andy Ionescu, a native Romianian speaker who immigrated to the United States in 1999, told The College Fix in a Twitter message that he translated the interview.

He said it was likely the first time that Serban made his resignation publicly known. Columbia still lists Serban as an active professor. Media relations did not respond to an email from The Fix, and Serban’s department did not return a voicemail. Serban did not respond to an email.

The TV host expresses incredulity at multiple points in the interview, seemingly shocked that the American higher education system is headed toward communism. Serban fled from the ideology, which ruled Romania for much of the 20th century.

Serban says in the interview that after a faculty member retired, the remaining professors in the department were called in to a meeting to discuss a replacement.

It was at this meeting that the dean of the art school told them that there were “too many white professors, too many heterosexual men,” and that it would be best to hire a minority or a woman, or a gay man.

Serban, who was the director of the hiring committee, says that he was told that it could not be someone like him because he is a man that has been “married, a heterosexual man who has children.”

The professor says that he then asked if they could choose a straight white male if the most qualified candidate happened to be so, and was promptly told that they could not. “I felt like I was living under communism again,” he said.

A second incident involving a male-to-female transgender student was the final impetus for Serban to resign, according to the translated video.

While reviewing applicants to the theater school, the transgender student prepared Juliet’s monologue from “Romeo and Juliet.”

Serban says that he could not believe that this person could become Juliet. After his colleagues expressed displeasure with him for stating as much, Serban resigned, saying that he could not violate his principles.

According to his faculty bio, Serban is an accomplished theater and opera producer who served as the director of the Romanian National Theater and won a Tony Award.

The Great Replacement, in every segment of our lives.

It’s happening in real time, right before our eyes.


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  1. Augustus says:

    Sounds like every institution must hire by discriminating against white people. Affirmative action is an admission of incompetence, and incompetence means failure. Job by job the nation slides and becomes less competent in all areas. Yes, the Great Replacement goes on, and will lead to collapse and failure. NEVER give up your 2nd amendment rights, and your weapons.

    • Agree: AWM
  2. This is not satire.

    They are Celebrating free bullet hole repair

    And in the same breath, stating that

    The real threat to the neighborhood is the White people moving in!

    • Replies: @Love Street
  3. The Great Replacement, in every segment of our lives.

    All the bad guys in this story are white. All the good guys are Transylvanian. It’s like Dracula in reverse.

    The beating and later murder of one Muhlaysia Booker in Dallas this spring may have been extreme, but at least many blacks still recognize sick as sick. The black defense attorney for the first crime wants to call the victim by the “deadname” Pierre, to emphasize that a fight between two men is a different animal than a man attacking a woman.

    The white prosecutor says no:

    The Hispanic judge agrees:

    • Replies: @El Dato
  4. Curious says:

    That’s a boomer take. There’s nothing with communism which is inherently anti-white. Much of Eastern Europe had much healthier social values during communism. Neoliberalism, under jewish aegis, has been the poison to the chalice. I’m no friend of communism as a system, but naming it is a sign of cowardice. The good professor wants to keep his job, and that’s fine, but it shouldn’t prevent the rest of us from being clear-headed about the disease. And it sure as hell isn’t “communism” or “cultural marxism”. Those are misnomers.

  5. Rahan says:

    Romania is also Best Europe.

  6. Franz says:

    The Berlin Wall fell thirty years ago and a truck driver where I work, who was a kid on the Other Side back then, told me straight up they were freer then than any American is now.

    I mean they were freer under the old regime than we are now. And it’s strange for fellows like him, old enough at the time to remember how the Warsaw Pact imprisoned sex deviants to see them getting special privileges on his dime now in this country.

    This has to be a strategy to drive us nuts because “transgender” cannot count for more than .001% of the population. There is no “proletariat” of yoyos.

    Something’s got to give.

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
  7. Do these lunatic morons have an invincible army surrounding a city that will be destroyed if their absurd demands are not met? By their own insistent statements, they are incapable of providing for themselves or defending themselves against real men. Why are they tolerated? It’s time for a smack down of apocalyptic proportions!

    • Agree: brandybranch, AWM
  8. Andrei Serban is the visionary stage director who, back in the 1970s at LaMaMa/Great Jones Rep in the East Village in NYC, created the epic Greek tragedy masterpiece known as “Fragments of a Trilogy”, which was a multi-night theater experience consisting of inter-related, extremely physical, highly environmental, Grotowski- and Artaud-flavored productions of “Medea,” “Elektra,” and “Trojan Women”, all performed in Ancient Greek, and a lot of it set to ancient-sounding music (scored by Elizabeth Swados if memory serves). It got revived several times in the 1980s and 90s, and went on various world tours, so there were opportunities to see it in different generational incarnations. I think I must have seen it five times or so, over the years.

    It was one of the most shocking things I’ve ever seen in my life, and I have both seen, and created myself, many shocking things.

    Forget for a moment the endless tiresome drivel caused by the POC juggernaut and the inane Great Awokening hooey. Andrei Serban is a man of great vision, great expertise, and singular accomplishments. He is a person whose considered artistic opinions are not to be disregarded on a whim. It is ridiculous that a bunch of unaccomplished nobodies would even dare to speak to him without the utmost deference, let alone denounce him. Anybody is free to disagree with anybody else if they’re all serious; but none of these Woke types are observably serious.

  9. Since you mention the “Great Replacement,” I want to mention that France Culture radio has a special report online about the phrase and its originator, Renaud Camus, and the title of the report is “Le grand remplacement, un virus français.” French radio is infinitely more adult and intelligent than American radio, but unfortunately it is just as PC.

  10. This, of course, is what is killing our nation. The abnormal has become the norm! What the man did was the correct action. His being bullied afterwards is not surprising. The college will replace him with a sexual deviate to be more diversive.

    • Replies: @Don
  11. Anon[380] • Disclaimer says:

    What Serban doesn’t understand is that the majority of white men enjoys being abused; they enjoy it richly, dearly, intently.

    Or it wouldn’t be happening.

    They’ll keep enjoying it; it’ll keep happening.

    • Replies: @Augustus
    , @Saxon
  12. Charon says:

    The Eastern European nations of the former communist bloc may end up the sole refuges of the white race on Planet Earth.

    He’s smart indeed to return to his homeland. North/Western Europe and the Anglosphere are quickly becoming full-tilt insane.

  13. Anon[380] • Disclaimer says:

    What Serban doesn’t understand is that the majority of white men enjoys being abused; they enjoy it richly, dearly, intently.

    Or it wouldn’t be happening.

    They’ll keep enjoying it, It’ll keep happening.

  14. Gunga Din says:

    If he would’ve refused to go along with the dean’s orders, he would’ve been fired. Sickening.

    • Replies: @Jim bob Lassiter
  15. You mean to tell me that the role of Juliet was going to be played by someone who was ONLY transgender? That has to offend the “woke” crowd. It should have been a black lesbian transgender dwarf with a club foot, hare lip, and severe whole body scarring from being burned in a house fire. That would be so woke, so meaningful and so thrilling to witness!

  16. We are well on our way to the USSA, brought to us by the same tribe who created the USSR murder machine. Will conservatives every get to the (((root))) of the problem?

    • Replies: @D-FENS
  17. unit472 says:

    What the left is aspiring to is far worse than mere ‘communism’. It is total societal collapse.

    I draw a distinction between men ( or women) who are homosexual and what is going on now. No one cares that Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, happens to be gay but if he announced company earnings or the debut of a new iPhone looking like Rupaul his career at Apple would be over. But this is exactly where the left is taking us but it is also what will save us.

    No one can take seriously people parading their sexual perversions ( gay or straight) in public. Try that in the USSR, Cuba or Mao’s China and one would quickly learn that ‘communists’ don’t tolerate that kind of behavior. They also don’t believe in giving indulgences to criminals just because they are a negro. I would rather live under communism that where the Democratic Party is heading.

  18. Poor guy–he came here for freedom–had to learn about American propaganda the hard way.

    • Replies: @JackOH
  19. Communism, Socialism, Theology share one thing in common, and that is they believe in joint ownership of means of production.
    The main problem is they will never work,because it is against Human Nature.
    Someone will want more of the goods produced than than their Fair Share, and others will want to do less than their fair share of Work. Simply put this is Greed, and it has destroyed every government in history.
    Greed is responsible for the difference in distribution of wealth in Capitalism.
    I can’t remember the name for it, but there used to be an acceptable maximum percent of profit a business could make and anything over that was unethical.
    In a perfect world, everyone would give, to the best of their ability,not all would have the same abilities, and take only what they need. This will never happen until the Second coming of Jesus Christ.
    People who worship power/money will never have enough to be as happy as I am hanging out with my Grandkids.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
  20. JackOH says:

    Justvisiting, I’ve heard immigrants say a thousand times in a thousand ways that the America they imagined they were getting is not the America they actually got. I don’t have a distilled summary anecdote, but there’s something of the sense that they know they’re being handled. They’re in something of a box, too. They’re grateful to be out of the shithole they came from—but they won’t be ass-kissing the Statue of Liberty either.

    I’d be damned grateful if my country, America, would get out of the human trafficking game altogether, whether it’s inordinate loosening of immigration laws to fatten labor-hungry elites, or wars of choice that create refugees.

  21. We are merely seeing the fruit of the seeds planted in the Sixties. In the name of sexual freedom, deviance and degeneracy are the norm. The abandonment of epistemic certainty and truth has led to harmful trends like the whole self esteem nonsense that flourished in the educational system for a time. And don’t get me started on the post-modern charade.

    An entire generation was severely crippled by parents who coddled them. Who lavished extravagant praise on them and kept telling them they were special and unique instead of teaching them that real self esteem comes from accomplishment and hard work.

    I admit I have little sympathy with christians who bemoan the state of the culture. I want to shout at them, “What did you expect? You subscribed to a false doctrine of escapism (the whole rapture/end times bullshit) and abandoned the culture. You sent your kids to schools which were openly hostile to your faith and values and you wonder why your kids turned away from the faith of their fathers.”

    My nature as a cranky, anti-social SOB would have me believe there is no hope. But I cannot believe the Holy Spirit would suffer the imputation to rest on His Holy Name that He was unable to convert the world. Some people say we are in a post-christian era. I like to think that we are in a pre-christian era. Who knows how good it could get?

  22. Augustus says:

    “What Serban doesn’t understand is that the majority of white men enjoys being abused; they enjoy it richly, dearly, intently.”

    What you don’t understand is the patience of the white race. They are the slowest to anger and strike back. Do NOT mistake that for cowardice or enjoyment of abuse.

    If you ever see white people finally angered enough to go to war, you’ll see that they really bring it, and not just with the heart but with the mind. No one out guns Uncle Sam. White peoples have many centuries of warfare as a tradition. They won’t lay down forever. Watch what happens if impeachment overturns or nullifies 63 million votes. Do the math.

    • Replies: @JuanWhoKnows
  23. Saxon says:

    I’m sure there’s no totalitarian state and constant repression of anyone trying to speak out or organize resistance. No no, we just just enjoy it. Some people don’t think that’s how it be, but it do.

  24. Augustus says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    A tranny is a great choice. Considering the personalities of transgenders, Juliet might really commit suicide on stage. They might have to hire several.

  25. Augustus says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    Shouldn’t Juliet also be Muslim and wearing a burka, or hajib, or whatever the socialist Ministry of Silly Costumes deems appropriate?

    • Replies: @Non PC Infidel
  26. I’m completely in sympathy with the thrust of this post.

    BUT Professor Serban picked a very odd place to draw his line in the sand.

    If he is familiar with theater history he is aware that in Shakespeare’s time and for decades after, all female rolls in English plays were played by males, in particular young males. In fact, many plays of that time, including those of Shakespeare contain joking references to this, i.e., when Hamlet is discussing the current state of theater in London with the company of players who will be performing “The Mousetrap”. In all early performances of “Romeo and Juliet”, Juliet was played by a barely post-pubescent young man.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  27. @Non PC Infidel

    There was some article I saw online about the actor they cast as Commissioner Gordon on some new Batman show……and he’s black.

  28. anonymous[557] • Disclaimer says:

    PC-cult-think is a secular religion which is a belief system unto itself, impervious to rational discussion. Many of the anti-white adherents are white themselves. Like communism it’s an intolerant ideology although communism didn’t go in for the freak show that current identity politics go for.
    Mr Kersey apparently realizes that there’s a relationship between allowing blacks to run riot and these other trends such as mass immigration from the third world and the mind-rot of PC-cult-think. It’s part of a whole that is attacking us from every angle. The ones pushing all this are primarily white. Without them in charge of the media, educational system and institutions none of this could happen.

  29. CENTURION says: • Website

    If he is tenured, how could they fire him?

    He was is a great position to make a HUGE stink about this.

    It was thr tenured, communist professors , in the 60′, that never backed down and created this mess today.

    • Replies: @anon
  30. HT says:

    It is absolutely true that we are witnesses to the events that will destroy the USA as we know it. Once the Left and their non-white pets finally have the numbers to take control of the political system, which isn’t that far away, socialism and then communism will happen. Only the blind and delusional can’t see it.

    • Agree: Gunga Din, brandybranch
  31. Svevlad says:

    Why yes, you can expect everyone originating from the balkans+surrounding area to start doing shit like this when they get served with increasingly retarded agendas. We’re not the sorts of people who can readily accept such garbage

  32. @Don Quixote

    (((Communism,socialism,theology and greed))) all against(gentile) human nature.
    Hurry Jesus!

  33. @Jus' Sayin'...

    Which readily distinguishes it from this case. He’s a straight-up adult MAN with mental illness, period.

  34. Anon[144] • Disclaimer says:

    The part this former professor gets wrong is when he states that Columbia is in the process of becoming communist. According to the known history of the University, he’s more than a step behind in his observation.

    • Replies: @Alden
  35. @Baron Munchhausen

    More gibs for subs. So heart warming too.
    They would never do that for whites.

  36. Icy Blast says:

    “…naming it is a sign of cowardice.” What? Try using English next time, Cowardly Hipster-Communist. You are the Establishment. Try to muster some courage.

  37. @Curious

    ” Much of Eastern Europe had much healthier social values during communism”

    Well myself having visited several east-block countries years before the wall came down , I must vehemently disagree with you, as I can vividely recall the morgue-like atmosphere of the grey cities and the dead eyes of the hopeless citizenry, the opressive feeling of being watched, scrutinized by anyone and everyone, and my elation at crossing the borders back into the west.

    You my friend being obviously a brain-washed leftist, as you are totally clueless as to the actual nature of communism, and the non-existant healthier social values manifested through it, one area being the rampant promisquity which was not condemned or denounced by the ptb, rather silently promoted.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, and pro jazz performer of fifty-years plus.

    • Replies: @Swamp Fox
  38. @Franz

    Now people are dragging their kids to Drag Queen Story Hour at their local libraries in major cities across America. That’s how deep the sickness goes.

  39. @Don Quixote

    That type of mentality works in bee hives and ant hills. Humans by nature are greedy and will always want a little more than their neighbor has. Even if everything we had today were to revert back to the Stone age, the person who owns 5 good pointy sticks, or has more shiny rocks will be better perceived than the person who owns 1 stick and no shiny rocks.

  40. JEG says:

    Under the Communist regime in Romania discrimination was by class not by race. For example in the 1950’s, faculties of higher learning would only admit children of peasants or workers. It was impossible for children from the “oppressive” upper classes to attend.

  41. D-FENS says:
    @Roberto Masioni

    “ Will conservatives every get to the (((root))) of the problem?”

    If the posters on FreeRepublic are any indication, no. They will contort themselves into rhetorical pretzels to avoid the obvious truth they’ve just tripped over. Just about every major enemy of Trump is a jew, despite his subservience to Israel. Yet they are “deep state liberals”.

  42. Yeah, Romanians are brilliant.

    And they never lie for pay or anything. Or make up crazy nonsense for pay either.

    But you fools quote it. Because it supports your inbred prejudices. Not because it has any semblance of reality.

    • LOL: Love Street
  43. @Augustus

    Juliet a Muslim in a hijab? Yes! I like it! Then, instead of committing suicide, she gets stoned to death in an honor killing by an enraged mob of muslims led by her father. Meanwhile, in another part of town, Romeo is attacked and killed by a woke mob of minorities for being a cis-gendered member of the racist white patriarchy who was plotting to oppress a muslim minority female by getting her pregnant with a white predator fetus. Then, in the closing scene, Romeo’s parents crawl across the stage groveling before the muslims and other minorities while profusely apologizing for their white privilege and the despicably racist conduct of their evil white offspring. Their shame is so great they immediately commit suicide to atone for their evil whiteness.

    The audience would go wild! Woketards would be so hysterical with joy and delight, they’d be popping brain fuses left and right and passing out in their seats from woke sensory overload.

    Man, I’m tellin’ you- this would go straight from the college stage to Broadway and then onto Hollywood and the big screen within a matter of weeks! Here comes da Oscar!

  44. hunor says:

    wakunda forever

    • LOL: AnalogMan
    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  45. @Curious

    Curious——–Life in Eastern Europe under communism was pretty bad,but look at it as a vaccination.Western Europe is becoming “vibrantly diverse” with Africans, Muslims,and shudder African Muslims pouring in.Eastern Europe will be able to resist this plague.

  46. Swamp Fox says: • Website

    Mensa qualified,
    yet can’t spell for shit.

  47. seth rich says:

    This has been going on in New England my whole life and I was born in the 1950’s. Much of New England has essentially communist governments (so called liberal) and they do nothing but put white heterosexual males at the bottom of the totem pole at every instance and black females at the top. Hence most of the urban areas are 3rd world countries with gigantic social services super high tax and illiterate masses.

    • Replies: @Anon
  48. By-tor says:

    So says the low-IQ Negro living in a white man’s country. You can always leave to go back to black privilege, IMF financed, Third World Africa. Why don’t you?

  49. What happens to Israel as the West devolves into an idiocracy? Can Israel exist without US knowledge, manufacturing and money? We have also seen a rise in supposed antisemitism in areas that have rapidly assimilated migrants from North Africa and the Middle East. Will there be the same willingness to support Israel in future Western societies?

  50. Raccoon says:

    Truth, HT, absolute truth!

    It’s all in the numbers, and the extent to which electoral fraud is allowed to fester.


  51. seth rich———I don’t remember the source of this quote,but i remember the quote,” You can have nuclear power,or you can have affirmative action.” America has been proving that since the 1960s. One of my past friends,now deceased,was a NASA engineer.He told me one of the driving forces for the space shuttle was the fact that it allowed you to orbit “diversity”. You no longer needed that astronaut ” right stuff”. You could be mission specialist “cargo”. Pissed my friend of no end to just go round and round rather than colonizing the moon.

  52. AnalogMan says:

    Nice. “Semblance of reality”. But, I fear, right over his nappy head.

  53. @obwandiyag

    Insightful post as usual Chief P O N.T.I.A.C.

  54. anon[217] • Disclaimer says:

    Sounds like he’s an old bloke who didn’t want to be escorted around campus by armed guards for the rest of his life.

  55. El Dato says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Apparently it’s not “Pierre”, it’s “Peirre”. How do you even pronounce that? “Pair?”

  56. El Dato says:

    Here is a hint for your black noggin :

    You seem to presuppose that “Romanians” are “Gypsies”. You are wrong.

    > inbred prejudices

    That adjective doesn’t go with that noun.

  57. Anon[119] • Disclaimer says:
    @seth rich

    I was at a mall in Salem, New Hampshire yesterday. I would say roughly 10% of the shoppers were white and majority of those were wiggerish or looked like characters out of Idiocracy. The rest of the shoppers were camp of saints types (Afro-Hispanics, blacks, mulattos, Pakis, Gulf Arabs, and a smattering of SE Asians). Saw quite a lot hijabs and a lot of brown babies.

    It was depressing. I can’t imagine this country continuing as even a second-world country in a generation. These peoples couldn’t make functional societies in their own natural environments- warm weather climates- so how on earth do they expect to function or even survive in inhospitable cold climates when whitey is no longer around to take care of them (keep power plants and power distribution infrastructure functioning and heating systems operating, etc.)?

    • Replies: @Justvisiting
  58. TBH, Andrei Serban’s biography on Wikipedia mentions he was living, as a child, near Gradina Icoanei. This is a beautiful, extremely central place in Bucharest, bordered by 2-stories historical buildings. It’s the sort of place that would exist if Boston’s Louisburg Square buildings would be transplanted in DC’s Dupont Circle. All the buildings in that area were confiscated by the Socialist authorities in 1945 (when Nazi collaborators were punished) or 1948 (when all factories and banks were nationalized, and their owners proscribed). The reason why Serban would have been able to play in Gradina Icoanei in the fifities would be that his parents got on well with the new Stalinist authorities.

    Similarly, he moved to New York, after being able to move in and out of Romania, at a time when the border guards would sit facing the inland, preventing escapees from crossing to “freedom”. As late as 1969, he had the freedom of movement my grandparents could not even imagine. I can only infer that De-Stalinization did not harm his position.

    After two decades of Communist privilege, he has the audacity to complain about Communism.

    Everything else he said these days could be bullshit.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  59. @Anon

    I used to spend a lot of time in New Hampshire back in the day.

    The locals in mountainous northern New Hampshire referred to folks in the southern part of the state as “Valley People”. It was clear they viewed the “Valley People” as morally depraved, dangerous, and stupid–and that was when the Valley People were mostly white!

  60. I wonder if there’s a correlation between shitlibs’ nepotistic hijacking of the American education system–pre-school to grad school–and the hard swerve toward communism.

    Just kidding, it’s obvious.

    • Agree: Gunga Din
  61. You know how in some popular literature and movies, Dracula’s name will be spelled backwards (Alucard) to try and disguise his real identity and what he’s all about? I figured out Obwandiyag might be doing a similar thing and possibly trying to disguise that he’s gay and belongs to the Idnawbo tribe. However, I can’t find any references to an Idnawbo tribe in Africa so I’m thinking Idnawbo might be some kind of weird shorthand for “I’d gnaw a bone.”

    Things that make you go “Hmmm?”

    • Agree: Swamp Fox
    • LOL: Gunga Din
  62. @Lancelot Link

    “Public transportation, it’s like a sewer line, it allows shit to travel.”

  63. Anon[271] • Disclaimer says:

    Hiring a gay professor? In the theater department? What’s next, a woman teaching home economics? Madness!

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  64. Hibernian says:

    Except for the incident described above, he’s the liberal from Central Casting.

  65. Hibernian says:

    He’s talking about openly giving them hiring preference because they are gay. Note that, artsy craftsy guy that he is, he’s straight and a native of a very conservative society. And he has personally experienced communism.

  66. Hibernian says:
    @Dacian Julien Soros

    I’ve worked with, or for, many people who navigated the paperwork jungle to transit from Iron Curtain countries to the US. Not a Communist or Communist sympathizer among them.

    • Replies: @Dacian Julien Soros
  67. Alden says:

    Right you are Columbia became a communist stronghold in the 1930s when so many German jew communists were hired. It’s been that way ever since.

  68. h5mind says:

    To paraphrase our pals in the CIA, “This disinformation program will continue until everything the average person believes is false.”

  69. Anon[347] • Disclaimer says:

    That’s a boomer take. There’s nothing with communism which is inherently anti-white. Much of Eastern Europe had much healthier social values during communism. Neoliberalism, under jewish aegis, has been the poison to the chalice. I’m no friend of communism as a system, but naming it is a sign of cowardice. The good professor wants to keep his job, and that’s fine, but it shouldn’t prevent the rest of us from being clear-headed about the disease. And it sure as hell isn’t “communism” or “cultural marxism”. Those are misnomers.

    This is too stupid a comment to respond to, with all of the obvious, well rehashed, and otherwise universally known contradicting information by the Right (and the elite Left), other than to make this disclaimer.

    If your comment represents a view that attempts to conclusively contradict what you state to be the perspective relegated to “boomers”, then your generation needs to be eliminated in favor of “boomers” for its willful or naive but unquestionable stupidity so that we can survive.

  70. Anon[196] • Disclaimer says:

    Yeah, Romanians are brilliant.

    And they never lie for pay or anything. Or make up crazy nonsense for pay either.

    But you fools quote it. Because it supports your inbred prejudices. Not because it has any semblance of reality.

    An impression of you aping our logic, in our language, while attempting to castigate us in an effort to stop us from rejecting you: Ooga booga booga.

    In human language and thought: its obvious to us (and should be to you) that we own you.

    Your protests are those of an animal whose range is limited by his life support apparatus and who, should we free him, would immediately die or, as an option in your case, revert to a new form that is much worse. Better to allow us to decide your fate than to constantly gnash at the hand. You just might force something that you didn’t bargain for, even if you believe that you want it, and that wouldn’t have otherwise been chosen for you by the people responsible for your existence in your current form.

  71. @Hibernian

    First, I did not comment on his sympathies. A majority of voters have sympathies similar of those of sports fans, reaching the same levels of madness and based on the same nonsense that should not matter for an adult. In Romania, just yesterday, lots of poor people voted for the party that will cut state support for the unemployed, elderly and children. It is quite likely that the beneficiaries of Socialism hated the leaders and the party, if only because they thought they deserve even more of the spoils.

    You worked with people like this Serban guy, nor with real people. In contrast to real people, directors, actors, writers, poets and other similar parasites happens to combine astuteness with a long history of being paid for what they say. People who play Juliet do not become Juliet. They merely get paid to pretend as well as they can, that they are Juliet, or they came under fire in Sarajevo Airport, or they have evidence on Rafael Cruz killing JFK. A farmer is paid if he brings in than many tons of grapes, or he milks that many cows. But a director is paid based on how much bullshit he makes up.

    So why would a “refugee” struggle when telling you that he hates the Communists? It’s just words, and they get paid to say words all the time.

    In addition to the gibs that a “refugee” from Eastern Europe could get, there’s the opposite angle. If there Serbans would have failed to prove they are victims of Communism, they would have been extradited. Not only they would have to return to Romania, but they would likely land in jail for breaking the rules of their exit visa. They would lose their precious Gradina Icoanei monument-house, with nothing to gain in exchange.

    So why would the Serban tell you that they liked Communism? Why would they even abstain from explaining detail how much they hated it. You don’t need two brains to understand where their statements would go.

    In other news, 99% of prostitutes detained by the police claim they were forced by their pimp. Even street women can “navigate paperwork jungles”, when gibs are within reach.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  72. @Augustus

    I suggest that all the inventions of the white male be taken away from everyone who discriminates against white people. They despise the culture, music, art and literature created by the white race so let them live without the conveniences. No phones, cars, washing machines/dryers, hair dryers, internet, the idiot box TV and so on and on ad infinitum. In any case, remove the white race and within a short time there will be total chaos.

    • Replies: @Augustus
  73. @Augustus

    Hundreds of years of sending their strongest fighters to die in ridiculous wars has skewed the white race. What remains are mostly the watered-down offspring or descendants of those who wouldn’t/couldn’t/didn’t fight in the past. Think about that for a bit.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  74. @JuanWhoKnows

    WTF are you talking about?

    You think because whites waged war on one another, it made them weaker?

    Holy shit, what a stupid concept.

    Watered down gene pool?

    Wait. Your name is Juan and you have one comment.

    Got me.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  75. @Jim in Jersey

    You think because whites waged war on one another, it made them weaker?

    When Napoleon sent his best into Russia where most of them died, he made the French people shorter up until the present day.  Lots of the European elites died in WWI and did not pass on whatever had put them on top; there’s no visible marker for this like height, but we’re seeing it in things like reaction times slowing.

    The past century, century and a half in the West has been dysgenic.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  76. @Mr. Rational

    If anything, I would tie that to the fact that we’ve moved away from the active, spartan lifestyle of a century ago.

    The draft took care of all those concerns. They weren’t pulling ‘elite’ out of anywhere. They were dragging conscripts off the street and putting them in uniform.

    Maybe the Mayans/Incans had it right. Pray to a big god and throw peasants to their death. Blood sacrifice is obviously much better for the gene pool.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  77. @Augustus

    I’m in full agreement with you, Augustus. Affirmative action’s indeed an admission of incompetence, and incompetence means failure. This is just what’s been happening in higher education, and the result’s been the job by job the nation slides and grows less competent in all areas. This indeed will lea to collapse and failure. Yes, NEVER surrender your 2nd Amendment rights, and any weapons you legally possess .. It could save your life someday.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational, Augustus
  78. Acting “chops” aside, weren’t most of Shakespeare’s plays originally performed by all-male, theater troupes? You know, on account of the whole, 16th century, “women are second-class citizens” thing?
    Downvote as you like.

  79. @Jim in Jersey

    I’d much rather that we “sterilize” the most-criminal 5% by incarceration during their effective reproductive lives, sterilize another 10% by making them prove their economic self-sufficiency before they get to have children of their own, and bias reproduction strongly toward the top tiers of people at least 3 generations from any immigrant status.

    As a rule, there should be NO second-generation welfare children.  If you were raised on public assistance, you should have to prove you can build a stand-alone family unit before making babies… and keep it going while raising them.  That would eliminate the generational problems, especially in “the community”.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  80. Hibernian says:
    @Dacian Julien Soros

    It’s well known that a large percentage of prostitutes were forced into this trade.

    My co-workers, or bosses as the case may be, from Eastern Europe, universally held views of the US domestic situation consistent with an overall conservative world view. When you work with or for someone on the night shift, or on a military deployment, you get to know them pretty well. That’s not to say that there might not have been an occasional closet socialist among them.

    • Replies: @Daniel.I
  81. @Svevlad

    I was born and lived in the totalitarian regime of NK communist-flavor courtesy of an east european state under soviet rule. Guess the country. Andrei Serban took this particular course of action because of one of the two main possible reasons: 1) he is all setup for retirement in RO and the job at ivy league was a drag at this point. Maybe he wants to use his renowed name and skills for touring with a group of highly skilled professionals and do the thing he enjoys most. All departments in university or college setup are filled with backstabbers, cowards, snitches that would sell you in a heart beat for their own survival at this point. Money is tight nowadays and if you just attempt to piss against the wind you are done. In the past they would sell you for money, material advantages and promotions. Budget cuts combined with stealth recession lowered the standards and we are here. The american folk is scared by the spectre of the fema camps because he read the true gulag stories from ussr. 2) Andrei Serban is the scarred for life soul that all of us that lived there those times are. This means most of the people minus imbeciles, retards and very low iq ones. When the commie shit show was brought to an abrupt end there was nobody to pay for the damage. We were told to never forget and that time will heal. The time does not heal, it helps you forget but not if the damage is so deep into your conscience. And we were told that, by the way, we cannot formarly indict communism. It was acknowledged that we were victims but the best thing we could do for us was to figure out our next steps in life. Also, al of a sudden the hideous religious head showed up asking us to forgive our abusers. The beneficiaries of the totalitarian regime, the secret service who propped up the system and the commie leadership became business class and us the victims of the commie system moved into the new position of victims of wild west capitalism. Every minute folk is leaving that country 30 years after the fall of the shit system. We lost and we still lose. Because no guilt and no wrong doing has been properly identified, because more than a few hundred thousand people died and millions were denied chances, because abuse way the way of life, Andrei Serban had enough. If that is the case, I salute him! We are millions and we are quiet. We do not forget and will never forgive! Amen!

  82. Augustus says:
    @Oddjob the Cat

    “I suggest that all the inventions of the white male be taken away from everyone who discriminates against white people.”

    How about if we tax them for cultural appropriation, or charge them reparations for custodial care that has improved their lives?

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  83. Daniel.I says:

    I don’t think you understand what you’re being told.

    People like Andrei Serban were privileged. The very fact that they were able to leave is proof of that (believe me, average Romanians could only dream of it).

    As such, it would be wise to be more cynical towards what they say.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  84. @Mr. Rational

    Well, like you I’d rather there was no public assistance at all. If I’m foolish with my money, it’s no ones fault but my own. If I don’t plan a retirement and put away enough, pay off everything and just live out my years, no government should step in to save me.

    Public assistance is no more than charity and the government has no place in charity. As Davey Crockett was reported to have said when a military widow petitioned the state for money, “Its not ours to give”.

    How that for refreshing?

    I fought all this hammer and tong in my youth. Later, I realized it would never change and just said ‘keep it coming… the whole thing will break soon enough’.

    Now here I am looking toward 60 and it won’t break and it can’t be fixed.

    The answer is obvious and it weighs 800 pounds and is shaped like a gorilla.

    It’s in the room right now but if I say it, PK will hold my comment forever.

  85. Worse in Britain – colleges, TV, “The Guardian”, party-line political parties.
    At least you still have free speech. Our few almost-dissidents (Liddle, Murray, Young) are smeared (and told they are not doing enough by transatlantic “occidental observers”).
    We have the Equality Act 2006 & all its totalitarian effects; developed and reinforced by the “Con” government, it enshrines the new state ideology of “equality, diversity, inclusion” which is the Marcuse x Gramsci step-child of “race, gender, class” in the USA.

  86. Hibernian says:

    People like Andrei Serban were privileged. The very fact that they were able to leave is proof of that (believe me, average Romanians could only dream of it).

    The people I spoke of were mainly, but not exclusively, Polish. They were almost all (Poles, Romanians, and others) STEM graduates, as I also am. The older ones were engineers, or in some kind of STEM occupation, in their countries of origin. I don’t suppose they could have held these jobs if they were dissidents, but I’m confident that any that were great actors and really liked Communism were rare exceptions, if there were any such at all.

    The Romanian family I became acquainted with moved to the US in the mid 80s. The system may have relaxed at least a little by then; it did in some E. European countries, anyway.

    Serban was also educated, in the humanities. Education would obviously be a help when you are navigating a jungle of red tape.

    Average Romanians might well have only dreamed of leaving. The people I knew from that part of the world were not average. That doesn’t mean they were collaborators.

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