Sunday, August 28, 2016

Never go full cuck

Andrew Klavan raises the Churchian flag and waves it proudly in defense of globalism:
Fantastic and irrational too is the philosophy of the alt-right with their smarmy pseudo-intellectual white isolationism (it's their make-believe belief that white people aren't necessarily better than other people, but only have an equal right to protect their "white" culture and territory). The alt-right website Vox Populi roundly declares "The Alt Right believes Western civilization is the pinnacle of human achievement and supports its three foundational pillars: Christianity, the European nations, and the Graeco-Roman legacy." What blithering silliness.

Should we leave aside the fact that these nationalist anti-semites revel in the worship of a globalist Jew? Nah, let's pause here to mock them for it. And these European nations that form one of their "pillars:" since those nations have been at war with one another for the last two thousand years, it seems important to ask which one they mean? The industrious Germans or the delightfully carefree Italians? The Spanish with their part-Muslim inheritance or the English with their pagan Viking mix? And while we're at it, which one of each of these people is representative? Is Hitler more Aryan than Thomas Mann who detested him? Is John Keats or John Christie the more exemplary Englishman?

The best reason to judge people, actions and belief systems individually is to keep from talking crap. I too believe that Western culture from around 1500 to 1915 was one of the pinnacles of human achievement. Part of its genius — I would say the core of it — lay in the loving universalism of its religion which ultimately led its free nations to welcome all people willing to participate in the secular version of that creed.
The genius of the West is not, and has never been, "the loving universalism of its religion". Klavan's grasp of the West doesn't even rise to the level of Wikipedia.

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western world, Western society or European civilization is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe. The term is applied to European countries and countries whose history is strongly marked by European immigration, colonisation, and influence, such as the continents of the Americas and Australasia, whose current demographic majority is of European ethnicity, and is not restricted to the continent of Europe.

Ancient Greece is considered the birthplace of Western culture, with the world's first democratic system of government and major advances in philosophy, science and mathematics. Greece was followed by Rome, which made key contributions in law, government and engineering. Western culture continued to develop with the Christianisation of Europe during the Middle Ages, the reform and modernization triggered by the Renaissance, and with globalization by successive European empires, that spread European ways of life and European educational methods around the world between the 16th and 20th centuries.

Christianity. The European nations. The Graeco-Roman legacy. Such "blithering silliness". Anyhow, it's clear that the cuckservatives and their (((friends))) are running with "the West is universal" theme in order to sell their globalist anti-nationalism.

And as for his notion of Jesus Christ as "a globalist Jew", it sounds to this Christian as if Mr. Klavan is more than ready to bow down and worship Antichrist, should he appear and dangle the prospects of world peace in front of everyone.

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Never donate to the Red Cross

I happen to know, from direct personal experience, that the Red Cross is entirely converged and totally corrupt, so it doesn't surprise me in the slightest to hear that the Red Cross is refusing donations in Louisiana unless they can profit from them:
“So as we are headed back home from the River Center in Baton Rouge volunteering our nursing services Dawn and I have come to the conclusion that neither of us WILL EVER volunteer or donate to the RED CROSS. The Red Cross basically takes over the shelters and starts refusing clothes, donations and various volunteer services UNLESS they are previously contracted. So what does that mean….well, 60 boxes of doughnuts were discarded this morning becuase the delivery vendor was not in contract, hot meals were refused becuase the entity providing wasn’t contracted, and medical supplies including medications were trashed for same reason. Clothes that were “donated” needed to be left on the street unless they were “furnished” by Red Cross. As of tomorrow, the shelter we were at will be completely over taken by the Red Cross other than the medical area because they couldnt have the actual room since LSU has a contract with state to provide medical care. Its sad when the military police were helping to “protect” the medical areas from the red cross when there are so many other issues at hand. Anyway, next time to want to donate or volunteer your services, do your homework.”
Don't ever donate to, or volunteer with, the Red Cross. They are fully SJW-converged and they have been for years. This is also why one should NEVER set up a non-profit. They are always quickly converged by the very people who have lots of time and are oh-so-eager to help.


In defense of 14 words

Now, I don't usually recommend this sort of dialectical response to a rhetorical attack like the one cited here. However, for those who are sufficiently bilingual in the black arts of philosophical persuasion, this may be a useful example of how to turn an attacker's rhetorical assault against him.

Notice how he initially attacks Point 14, but when called on his implicit endorsement of their negation, refuses to directly answer what aspect of it he opposes. This is what I mean by dialectic being useful for exposing pseudo-dialectic for rhetorical purposes.

It's a little confusing, I know, but don't be misled. This is, from start to finish, a rhetorical engagement. I am merely using dialectic as a rhetorical device to expose and manipulate him into publicly discrediting himself.

Supreme Dark Lord @voxday
Awful attempt by (((@CathyYoung63))) to critique my #AltRight platform. She calls the West "a mongrel culture".

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
You saw awful, but most would say accurate. @CathyYoung63 has nailed it. The #AltRight are nazis, pure and simple.

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
Here, @voxday means the Jews. (screencap of 10)

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
Here, @voxday uses that well known scientific term: sub-species. No racism to see here. Move along. (screencap of 15)

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
Well, the #AltRight are white supremacists. Isn't that right, @voxday?

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
Some are, most aren't. I'm an Indian. What part of this do you oppose? "We must secure the existence of white people and a future for white children"?

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
So you are a white supremacist then. Just another reactionary nazi.

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
You are, it seems. And no, I don't oppose the existence of PEOPLE.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
No, Charlie, I am not. I am an Indian who believes that the continued existence of white people is desirable. Why do you disagree?

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
Stop being disingenuous. It's a well known White Supremacist slogan. You know that.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
Answer the question. What part of it do you oppose? All of it? None of it?

Charles Ledley‏@ialmctt
I'll answer it if you acknowledge that it's a well known white supremacist slogan. Do you acknowledge that?

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
Of course. That's why it is point 14. Now, answer the question. Do you support all of the 14 words, some of them, or none of them?

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
I've answered this.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
No, you didn't. This is going on the blog, so don't be evasive. Which of the 14 words do you disagree with, if any?

Charles Ledley ‏@ialmctt
Put what you like on your blog. I answered your question

He didn't, of course, and we all know why. If he actually answered it, he would either be liable to his own charge of being a white supremacist for endorsing the continued existence of white people or he would be put on the record for calling openly for the extermination of the white races.

I believe this should settle the debate about whether Point 14 belongs on the list of core Alt-Right principles or not in favor of the affirmative.

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So raciss, MSNBC!

This may be - in fact, it almost surely is - the most entertaining thing ever broadcast on MSBNC. I love the look on the black guy's face when they go back to him. And is it just me, or was the Colonel in quasi-blackface there?

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(((Cathy Young))) critiques the #AltRight

Or to be more specific, my 16 points about the Alt-Right, in an article called "The Unbearable Dumbness of Being Alt-Right".
Unlike my friend Louise Mensch, I'm not very keen on the idea of polemics with Vox Day. In my view, it has about as much value as opening a correspondence with that lawyer who emails offering to make you the heir to his recently deceased childless client if you agree to split up the $100 million
A little rhetorical signaling is never a bad idea. She's too kind, actually, since correspondence with that lawyer is considerably less likely to result in the methodical evisceration of your intellectual pretensions and the exposure of your sophistry and false syllogisms. The important thing here is that she's attempting to simultaneously disqualify and explain away why she's doing something she claims to be of no value. This is conventional female rhetoric meant to create feelbad; one often sees gamma males utilizing it as well.
But the alt-right is suddenly the hot political topic of the day and is said to be Donald Trump's hardcore base, and Vox -- a.k.a. sci-fi writer, publisher and blogger GIVEN NAME -- is apparently one of its ideologues. Now, he has a blogpost discussing "what the alt-right is" with a 16-point outline of a "core alt-right philosophy." (Disappointingly, there's nothing in it about marital rape or keeping women out of college because too much schooling keeps them from breeding. But hey, according to GIVEN NAME, it's an early draft.)
See, she's just going with the flow, apparently. She, certainly doesn't think the Alt-Right is important, much less me, but since it's the hot topic of the day and all, she'll reluctantly play along. Discredit and disqualify. More rhetorical signaling. Then, interestingly enough, a projected fear of exposure. Did you know that "Cathy Young" is actually (((Ekaterina Jung)))? It turns out that of the 16 points, the ones that most bother her are 4, 5, 7, and 10. Especially 10, which states:

10. The Alt Right is opposed to the rule or domination of any native ethnic group by another, particularly in the sovereign homelands of the dominated peoples. The Alt Right is opposed to any non-native ethnic group obtaining excessive influence in any society through nepotism, tribalism, or any other means.
Somebody should do an alt-right Jeopardy skit. "I'll take 'ethnic identities' for $500, Vox." -- "Non-native ethnic group obtaining excessive influence in society through nepotism, tribalism, or by other means." -- "What are Jews?" - "DING!"
The Jews are certainly one of many such groups, as they are known to have obtained excessive influence in the Soviet Union before doing the same in the USA. (((Ekaterina))) herself is an example of that population transfer from the USSR to the USA. But there are also the examples of the British in India, the Chinese in Indonesia and Malaysia, the French in Algeria, the Indians in Fiji, the Lebanese in West Africa, the Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Japanese in Brazil, the Normans in England, and many, many others.

Point 10 is not a targeted matter of anti-Jewish or anti-Tamil prejudice. Thomas Sowell, who has written about the danger of overly influential minorities himself, cites Amy Chua's book World on Fire, in pointing out that democracy and free markets "are dangerous in those countries where some ethnic minority is dominant in a free market economy, while the majority population dominates politics through their votes."

If (((Ekaterina))) could pull her head out of her ample Jewish ass long enough to look at the rest of the world, she would realize that everything is not, in fact, about her own little ethnic identity. Non-native ethnic minorities that obtain excessive influence in a society reliably tend to trigger violent ethnic conflict, in Asia, in Africa, in Europe, and in the Americas.

Moreover, one wonders on what grounds she would defend the domination of a native ethnic majority by a foreign ethnic minority. The White Man's Burden? Money makes right? But she is merely pointing-and-shrieking, she's not even attempting to provide any rationale for the positions that her critique implies.
No. 15 is an amusing attempt to avoid the unpleasant "white supremacist" label (even though Vox assures us that "The Alt Right doesn't care what you think of it"). But it seems to contradict No. 4 just a tad. If Western culture is the pinnacle of human achievement and culture is inseparable from genetic heritage, then isn't the superiority of the white race a logical conclusion? (For what it's worth, I suspect that not only most mainstream conservatives and libertarians but many liberals would agree with Vox's estimation of Western culture while emphatically rejecting his equation of culture with genetics.)
There is no attempt to avoid the "white supremacist" label that (((Ekaterina))) and other opponents of the Alt-Right are so desperate to pin on it. I am an Anglo-Aztec-American Indian who is genetically superior to 99 percent of all blacks on the track and intellectually superior to 99 percent of all whites and Jews, so I'm not inclined towards white supremacy myself. Most of the Alt Right is pro-white and pro-Western Civilization, but it is not white supremacist for the obvious reason that it does not believe racial supremacy exists any more than equality does.

(((Ekaterina))) engages in a little Talmudry here by attempting to substitute a general claim of "supremacy" for a specific form of "superiority". Her syllogism is incorrect. If Western culture is the pinnacle of human achievement and culture is inseparable from genetic heritage, this does not indicate white supremacy, but rather, the necessity of the continued existence of white people if Western culture is to be preserved. 4 does not contradict 15, it explains 14.

The white race is observably superior at creating and maintaining Western culture, just as the Japanese race is superior at creating and maintaining Japanese culture. I have lived in Japan, I have studied its culture, and I even used to speak pretty good Japanese, but I do not understand it sufficiently well to be better able to maintain it or recreate it than a native Japanese, or even a sansei in Brazil, the Philippines, or the United States.

But (((Ekaterina))) is merely playing word games, as she undermines her own false logic in the very next sentence.
An even more salient point, however, is that Western culture is essentially a mongrel culture. To sing plaudits to Western culture while singing the virtues of unmolested ethnic homogeneity is a bit like holding a charity dinner for the promotion of vegetarianism at the Ruth Chris Steakhouse. In a macro sense, Western culture as we know it is the product of the cross-breeding of Christianity, a religion imported from a certain Middle Eastern nation -- or, as the alt-right would put it, (((Christianity))) -- with Graeco-Roman civilization. By the way, Christianity explicitly proclaims the triumph of universalism over ethnic tribalism, or does Vox's copy of the Bible somehow miss Galatians 3:28? (That would be the "neither Jew nor Greek" part.)

Of course, Graeco-Roman civilization was itself a rich and varied stew of ethnic and cultural elements. And once we get to European history as such, it's a history of constant migrations, conquests, shifting borders, and colonialism which meant the import of both people and ideas from outside Europe. Where in Europe was there genetic ethnic purity, long before current migration trends? (Okay, maybe in Finland.) So much for science and history.
(((Ekaterina))) is as ignorant of science and history as she is of Christianity. Western culture is, by no means, "a mongrel culture". It is the combination of the European nations with Christianity, which is why another, older name for Western Civilization is "Christendom". The Alt-Right is neither Nietzschean nor historical National Socialism, and we do not equate Christianity with "Jewish Bolshevism or call it (((Christianity))). Christianity is not Judaism and "Judeo-Christianity" is a 20th century anti-Christian invention that was an ecumenical product of post-WWII Holocaustianity.

She engages in more deceptive Talmudry when she claims that "Christianity explicitly proclaims the triumph of universalism over ethnic tribalism". That is an outright lie, which is one reason why she does not cite the full context of Galatians 3:28:

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

It's a bit ironic that one who glories in her ethnic identity as one of the Chosen People would appeal to the core of replacement theology, but the relevant point here is that this verse represents the triumph of Jesus Christ over sin and salvation through him, not "the triumph of universalism over ethnic tribalism". In fact, the Bible not only makes it clear that the nations are established by God, but that they have different spirits that rule over them and that those nations will persist to the end.

The material "triumph of universalism" is a Satanic concept, it is neo-Babelism, and it is the religion behind the ideological globalism that the Alt Right, both religious and irreligious, opposes.
It's interesting that Vox's manifesto for the alt-right, an American movement, never mentions America per se. America is, after all, the ultimate mongrel culture, and was one long before the shift toward more Third World immigration in the 1960s that many alt-righters see as a fateful turning point. The alt-right is a movement that purports to champion American nationalism yet rejects the opening proposition of the Declaration of Independence and embraces a fantasy of "unmolested" sovereignty/homogeneity that probably has its closest historical counterpart in medieval China -- wall and all.
America is not a mongrel culture. America is the Posterity of the English Founding Fathers, whose rights the U.S. constitution was written to secure. The substitution of state for nation, and United States for America is a 20th century lie, and white Americans are genetically the complete opposite of mongrels, as white Americans are genetically 98.6 percent European. This is more projection, as it is, in fact, (((Ekaterina))) who is the mongrel, being a half-Semite, half-Italian "Russian" immigrant now resident in the United States. She incorrectly claims America to be "the ultimate mongrel culture" in order to bolster her false claim to be "American", when in reality she is merely a United States citizen with, in her own words, "a special attachment to Israel".
Oh, and because the alt-right is totally not neo-Nazi or anything, Vox's manifesto includes the "14-word pledge": "The Alt Right believes we must secure the existence of white people and a future for white children." And it's No. 14.
Let it be noted that (((Ekaterina))) opposes the existence of white people and a future for white children. She wishes to portray a monstrous picture of the Alt Right, but all she succeeds in doing is providing everyone with an all-too-revealing self-portrait.


Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stefan explains the Hillary attack

On the Alt-Right.

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Cold War II

The Saker explains that while there is conflict between the Imperial USA/NWO and Russia, it is not a rehash of the rivalrly for global leadership that took place between the US and Soviet empires.
It is absolutely amazing how hard it is for so many people to understand the seemingly simple fact that Russia is not a USSR v2 nor an anti-USA. It is therefore absolutely essential to repeat over and over again that the Russia of 2016 has no aspirations to become an empire and no means to become a global challenger to the AngloZionist hegemony over our planet. So what does Russia want? It is simple: Russia simply wants to be a sovereign and free country. That’s it. But in a world ruled by the AngloZionist Empire this is also a lot. In fact, I would say that for the international plutocracy ruling the Empire, this Russian aspiration is completely and categorically unacceptable as it sees this Russian desire as an existential threat to the USA and the entire New World Order the Empire is trying to impose upon all of us. They are absolutely correct, by the way.

If Russia is allowed to break free from the Empire, then this means the end for the Empire’s global domination project as other countries will inevitably follow suit. Not only that, but this would deprive the Empire from the immense Russian resources in energy, potable water, strategic metals, etc. If Russia is allowed to break free and succeed, then Europe will inevitably gravitate towards Russia due to objective economic and political factors. Losing Europe would mean the end of the AngloZionist Empire. Everybody understands that and this is why the ruling 1%ers have unleashed to most hysterical full-spectrum russophobic propaganda campaign in western history. So yes, Russia and the Empire are already at war, a war for survival from which only one side will walk away while the other will be eliminated, at least in its current political form. This war is a new type of war, however, one which is roughly 80% informational, 15% economic and 5% military. This is why the ban on the Russian paralympic team is every bit as important as the delivery of US and British counter-battery radars to the Nazi junta in Kiev.

If militarily and economically Russia is dramatically weaker than the US led block of all the countries forming the Empire, on the informational front Russia is doing much better. It is enough to see all the hysterics of western politicians about RT to see that they are most definitely feeling threatened in an area which they used to completely dominate: information operations (aka propaganda).

The goals of Russia are quite simple:

a) military: to survive (defensive military doctrine)

b) economic: to become truly sovereign (to remove the 5th columnists from power)

c) informational: to discredit and de-legitimize the Empire political and economic basis

That’s it. Unlike the grandiose hopes of those who wish to see the Russian military intervene everywhere, these 3 goals are commensurate with the actual capabilities/means of Russia.

One cannot win a war by engaging in the kind of warfare the enemy excels at. You have to impose upon him the kind of warfare you excel at. If Russia tried to “out-USA the USA” she would inevitably lose, she therefore chose to be different in order to prevail.

There are still many out there who are nostalgic for the “good old days” of the Cold War when any anti-US movement, party, regime or insurgency would automatically get the support of the USSR. These are the folks who deeply regret that Russia did not liberate the Ukraine from the Nazi junta, who fault Russia for not standing up to the USA in Syria and who are baffled, if not disgusted, by the apparently cozy relationship between Moscow and Tel Aviv. I understand these people, at least to some degree, but I also see what they plainly fail to realize: Russia is still much weaker than the AngloZionist Empire and because of that Russia will always prefer a bad peace to a good war. Besides, it is not like there was a long line of countries waiting to defend Russia when her interests were affected. Does anybody know which countries, besides Russia, have recognized Abkhazia and South Ossetia? Answer: Nicaragua, Venezuela and Nauru! Yep, not even Kazakhstan or Syria… Isn’t friendship and partnership a two-way street?

The truth is that Russia does not owe anything to anybody. But even more importantly, Russia does simply not have the means to engage in a planetary zero-sum game against the AngloZionist Empire. Since Vladimir Putin came to power he achieved a quasi-miracle: he made Russia into a semi-sovereign state. Yes, I wrote semi-sovereign because while Russia is militarily safe she remains economically subservient to the AngloZionist Empire. Compared to the Empire, her economy is tiny and her armed forces only capable of defending the Russian homeland. And yet, just as the tiny Russian contingent in Khmeimim achieved results way superior to anything which could have been expected from it, Russia is still the only power on the planet who dares to openly say “niet” to the AngloZionist Hegemon and but to even openly challenge and even ridicule its legitimacy and so-called ‘values’.

The war between the Empire and Russia will be a long one, and its outcome will remain uncertain for many years but, as the Russian saying goes, “Russia does not start wars, she ends them”.
I think Hitler and Napoleon both had better chances of defeating the Russians than the crumbling US empire does. First, due to their desire to hold onto their hegemony of Europe, the globalists of the West are focusing on the wrong enemy; it is China that has global ambitions, not Russia. Second, their cultural Marxism, combined with decades of constant interventionism, has so weakened the US military that it is not even capable of defending Ukraine if Russia decided to take it.

Third, and most importantly, the Russians have absorbed one of the great lessons of history, which is that empire always enervates, corrupts, and eventually destroys. England would still be a world power if she had resisted the temptation to build an empire. The Third Reich would still dominate Europe today if Hitler had been content with Austria and the Sudentenland. The USA is already experiencing the inevitable consequences of imperial hubris and overreach; both Russia and China have to do little more to "defeat" the globalists' attempts to use the US military to enforce their institutional global hegemony than staunchly defend themselves and wait patiently for its collapse.

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Biology is a social construct

Pity these poor genetic scientists. Someone needs to inform them that race and ethnicity do not exist, and that gender is a social construct. Obviously there is no way that this so-called test can possibly work; they might as well claim to test for unicorn and leprechaun hair.
The crime-busting tools of science fiction are becoming a reality. A new forensic test can detect the ethnicity and gender of someone using nothing but a single hair, and in less than two minutes no less, according to a new study.

The study, published in the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, details how a new tool designed by scientists has shown a 100 percent success rate in identifying gender and ethnicity using a strand of hair.

This test reportedly trumps DNA testing currently used by law enforcement - which traditionally relies on blood to determine factors like gender and ethnicity. According to a Queen's University press release, the new test and tool also works in a fraction of the time of standard blood testing, getting highly accurate results in about 85 seconds.

According to the study, the test takes an unusual approach to DNA testing, in which a single hair is ground up and then burnt. The foul smelling vapor consequently produced is then analyzed to produce a DNA analysis that reportedly has had a 100 percent success rate.

"Our analysis process is very robust and can be used universally," co-author Lily Huang said in a recent statement. According to Huang, the incredibly fast test can distinguish between East Asians, Caucasians and South Asians, to name a few ethnicities, and is even accurate when analyzing hair that has been dyed.
Advances in genetic science terrifies the Left and the equalitarian "Right" alike. This response was particularly amusing:
Jon Matthews ‏@mrmatthewsjbhs
it was a graduate student's experiment that tested 13 hairs.  Groundbreaking! #altreich or #altright? 
Equalitarians make Flat Earthers and haruspices look scientifically advanced by comparison.


Red hot Babymetal

Mighty Japanese metal act BABYMETAL have been tapped as the unlikely — but very cool — special guests for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ upcoming UK tour. The three-piece, who released their Metal Resistance album this past spring, will open a string of dates in early December, including shows in London, Glasgow, and Manchester.

It wouldn't surprise me if this was a rehash of the Lollapalooza at which Psykosonik was supposed to play on the second stage - we didn't because Paul got lost on the way to the concert - where Ministry blew the Chili Peppers off the stage. Even in a small venue, Babymetal was one of the more entertaining bands I've seen live. And their instrumentalists are no joke.

They certainly also appear to have all their Illuminati-symbolism down, though whether it is knowingly purposeful or merely the usual Japanese imitation of mysterious Western customs, I cannot say, but it is so flawless that I assume the former. And yes, upon further review, this explains it: "The choreographer Mikiko of groups like Babymetal and Perfume is actually involved in the 2016 Olympics. Because Japan has a small part in the closing ceremony."

The Netherlands belongs to us!

The Party for Freedom is Geert Wilders's party and this is the election manifesto which is widely anticipated to lead it to victory this fall. Donald Trump could do a lot worse than to issue a similar manifesto for the Republican Party in the USA. Most of it was translated into English by an opponent here.

Millions of Dutch have had enough of the Islamization of our country. Enough of the mass immigration, asylum, terror, violence and lack of safety.

Here is our plan: instead of financing the entire world and the people we do not want here, we give our money back to the common Dutch person.

This is what the PVV will do:

1) de-islamize the Netherlands
  • Zero asylum seekers and no more immigrants from Muslim countries: we are closing our borders.
  • Withdrawal of all residence permits already granted to asylum seekers; asylum seeker centers closed down.
  • No more Muslim veils in public functions
  • Ban of overall Muslim expressions that are against the public order
  • Preventive incarceration of radical Muslims
  • Criminals with double nationality stripped of their Dutch citizenship and deported
  • Syrian fighters not allowed back in The Netherlands
  • All Mosques and Muslim schools are to be closed and the Koran banned.
2) The Netherlands will reclaim its independence. Therefore, we leave the EU.

3) Direct democracy: binding referendums, citizens have the power.

4) Deductible/excess in healthcare insurance is eliminated

5) Rents to be lowered

6) Age of retirement back to 65 years old. Pensions for everyone.

7) No more money for foreign aid, windmills, art, innovation, public broadcasters, etc.

8) Past budget cuts involving care will be reversed.

9) Plenty extra funds for defense and police

10) Lower income taxes

11) 50% reduction for vehicle ownership taxes

Financial benefits per point
  1. + 7.2 billion Euro
  2. to be calculated at a later date
  3. to be calculated at a later date
  4.  — 3.7 billion Euro
  5.  — 1 billion Euro
  6.  — 3.5 billion Euro
  7. + 10 billion Euro
  8.  — 2 billion Euro
  9.  — 2 billion Euro
  10.  — 3 billion Euro
  11.  — 2 billion Euro
This is a wonderful example of #AltRight transnationalism at work. The Party of Freedom manifesto is a uniquely Dutch nationalist program, but it has, I suspect intentionally, taken the motto of the young Sweden Democrats "Salute to the European Youth" as its inspiration and title. The Party of Freedom is expected to become the most popular party in the Dutch elections this fall, and although the other parties vow not to work with it, that refusal will only ensure the eventual dominance of the Dutch nationalists in the subsequent election.

So, to whom does America belong?

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Friday, August 26, 2016

So that's settled

Richard B. Spencer ‏@RichardBSpencer
I might quibble here and there, but @voxday’s definition of the #AltRight is quite sound.
Richard was a great guest at Brainstorm tonight. The surprising - and frankly, somewhat alarming - thing, was the discovery that the noble Person of Color was somewhat more out there on several of the Alt-Right aspects we discussed than the No Good Very Bad Nazi White Supremacist With Great Fashy Hair.

One of the great strengths of the Alt-Right is that it is not only intellectually inclined, but that it is open-minded and honest. We didn't agree on everything, in fact, it was clear that my outlook is considerably more pessimistic (or if you prefer, less pollyannish) than Richard's. It's also more European and ethnonationalist than his more American and civic-nationalist perspective.

But regardless, it was a good, substantive discussion.

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Top 10 signs your kid is #AltRight

These three were my favorites:

  • They refer to you as a “cuck” when you put on FOX News.
  • They refer to their curfew as “the downfall of Western civilization.”
  • When you ask them which Disney or Pixar character they want to show up to their birthday party, they scream at you and say: “I only want Pepe!”


The Grey Lady shivers in her bloomers

The New York Times addresses the Alt-Right:
As Hillary Clinton assailed Donald J. Trump on Thursday for fanning the flames of racism embraced by the “alt-right,” the community of activists that tends to lurk anonymously in the internet’s dark corners could hardly contain its glee.

Mrs. Clinton’s speech was intended to link Mr. Trump to a fringe ideology of conspiracies and hate, but for the leaders of the alt-right, the attention from the Democratic presidential nominee was a moment in the political spotlight that offered a new level of credibility. It also provided a valuable opportunity for fund-raising and recruiting....

Although the alt-right tried to put its best foot forward, there was plenty of venom directed at Mrs. Clinton, and the conspiracy theories ran wild. A popular attack was the continuing effort to raise questions about her health.

 Matt Forney @basedmattforney
She's winding down now. If she stays on stage any longer she might die. #AltRightMeans #AltRight #HillarysAltRightSpeech

By addressing the alt-right in such a prominent setting, Mrs. Clinton ran the risk of helping its cause. But Richard Cohen, the president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups, dismissed the idea that Mrs. Clinton was doing the public a disservice by drawing attention to the alt-right.

“I think every public official ought to denounce racism, and that is what Secretary Clinton did,” Mr. Cohen said, noting that the alt-right ideology opposes the notion that all people are equal.
I think it's interesting that the mainstream media is playing it pretty tame thus far. To be honest, the cucks and cons have been attacking the Alt-Right with considerably more vitriol than the mainstream media has to date.

My thought is that the conservatives are much more frightened of the Alt-Right than the Left is right now, because they know they are vulnerable to being replaced by it as the primary opposition to the Left. To the Left, on the other hand, the Alt-Right is actually seen as a preferable opponent, because it's not even necessary to caricature us, we really believe many of the things they only claim the conservatives believe.

The Left is mistaken, of course, because their perspective is based on the current status quo, whereas the Alt-Right's perspective is based on where the current trends are leading, and the likely reaction of the populace to those trends.

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National Dog Day

Spacebunny chronicles it at our household.

He's not bringing that stick to me or anyone else,
he has never brought it back.

Yeah, she's not bringing it to me either.

There's a stick?


"Judeo-Christian" is anti-Christian

"Judeo-Christian" is another false construct, not even as old as "the melting pot" or "a nation of immigrants". From Wikipedia:
History of the term
The term is used, as "Judeo Christian", at least as far back as in a letter from Alexander M'Caul dated October 17, 1821. The term in this case referred to Jewish converts to Christianity. The term is used similarly by Joseph Wolff in 1829, referring to a style of church that would keep with some Jewish traditions in order to convert Jews.

Use of the German term judenchristlich ("Jewish-Christian"), in a decidedly negative sense, can be found in the late writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, who emphasized what he saw as neglected aspects of continuity between the Jewish world view and that of Christianity. The expression appears in The Antichrist, published in 1895 and written several years earlier; a fuller development of Nietzsche's argument can be found in a prior work, On the Genealogy of Morality.

Promoting the concept of United States as a Judeo-Christian nation first became a political program in the 1940s, in response to the growth of anti-Semitism in America. The rise of Nazi anti-semitism in the 1930s led concerned Protestants, Catholics, and Jews to take steps to increase understanding and tolerance.

In this effort, precursors of the National Conference of Christians and Jews created teams consisting of a priest, a rabbi, and a minister, to run programs across the country, and fashion a more pluralistic America, no longer defined as a Christian land, but "one nurtured by three ennobling traditions: Protestantism, Catholicism and Judaism....The phrase 'Judeo-Christian' entered the contemporary lexicon as the standard liberal term for the idea that Western values rest on a religious consensus that included Jews."
Anyone who is using the term "Judeo-Christian" is referencing, consciously or not, left-wing anti-Christian agitprop. There are no historical "Judeo-Christian" values; to the extent there is overlap they are Christian values.

Note that "Judeo-Christian" in its post-1940s revisionist usage is a part of the same program as the 1965 Hart-Celler Act. It was adopted specifically to redefine America and destroy the historical fact of America having been founded as a de facto Christian nation.

It is also worth noting that despite Islam being related to both Christianity and Judaism in precisely the same manner, we do not hear much talk of "Judeo-Islam" or "Islamo-Christianity", much less take seriously the idea that Americans must defer to Muslims or grant them any special status on those grounds.

To claim "Judeo-Christian" is nothing more than recognizing Christianity's roots in the Old Testament is akin to claiming that "Communism" just means people sharing with other members of their community. Moreover, to claim that Christianity is "Judaic" in that sense is to erase the other tribes of Israel; it would be 12 times more accurate to say "Hebreo-Christian", "Israeli-Christian" or "Jacobite-Christian".

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Playing the Buckley card

No one who has read Cuckservative, or, for that matter, SJWAL, will be surprised by the reaction of the conservative opinion leaders to the rise of the Alt-Right.

Erick Erickson‏@EWErickson
Conservatives must again go Buckley against the alt-right.

(smiles grimly)

That which is dead can never die, though we are well assured that the cucks will try.

The problem conservatives are facing is that they can't kick out those who have already left. This reminds me of one SF-SJW's wailing about me, which some of you will probably recall: "How do you bring the weight of community disapproval on someone who isn't part of the community?"

Answer: you don't. You can't. Buckley doomed the Right's chance to preserve America by reading out the John Birch Society from the conservative movement. He and his successors have purged everyone from Sam Francis to Ann Coulter, all of the most intelligent and foresighted political writers on the Right. Now the most talented and innovative minds on the Right want absolutely nothing to do with conservatives or conservatism; we know perfectly well what they're going to do to us whenever we choose to believe our observations instead of their dogma.

Erickson is only one of many conservatives who don't understand that the Alt-Right doesn't give a damn about their sacred Constitution, their 10 Kirkean principles, their small government ideology that can't get rid of a single federal agency, their immigration amnesties, and their conservatism that hasn't conserved so much as women's bathrooms. We don't want positions at their think tanks, two-minute guest slots on Fox News, or book contracts from Thomas Nelson and Regnery for tedious my-eyes-glaze-over tomes with a picture of the author and an American flag on the cover.

Every member of the Alt-Right understands one thing: none of those efforts and none of that edifice matters one iota if the USA does not remain a heavily white country, because whites, and specifically, white Americans who are the posterity of the Founders, are the only people in the history of the world who have ever supported small government and individual liberty in statistically significant numbers.

Yes, it is certainly possible for an individual, of any race, culture, or heritage, to admire and accept and adopt the ways of another people. Hollywood loves to make movies about people who do sort of thing. But the observable fact throughout all of recorded human history is that those individuals are very rare. In fact, that's why they make movies about them. No other people, from the very numerous Chinese to the very smallest American Indian tribe, have shown any interest in adopting and living according to the ideals of 18th century Englishmen, the Common Law, or the Rights of Englishmen, no matter how much they enjoy, appreciate, and attempt to appropriate the fruits of that culture.

And it is the height of absurdity to believe that they will see fit to permit others to live according to them in any society that is even remotely democratic, as we have already seen from the previous waves of immigration.

As one guy rightly responded: "Buckley had a nation that was 90% white, you don't. That's why you need to listen to us."

More importantly, movement conservatives have proven, beyond any shadow of a doubt, that they will not fight for their so-called principles, not even limited government. So there is no reason to pay any attention to them at all. Whether they join Hillary Clinton and the Left in shooting at us or whether they suddenly begin playing "hello, fellow Alt-Righters", we're not going to follow their lead.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Belgian bombing

Looks that way, anyhow.

Reports are breaking of a powerful explosion at the Plaine Chalon sports complex in Chimay, Belgium.  Initial reports indicate the facility has partially collapsed with a number of people inside resulting in at least 1 fatality and multiple injuries.  The exact cause of the blast is unknown at this time. 

I can't imagine why very many people would have been in a sports facility after 2 AM on a Thursday, so I wonder if it is being used to harbor refugees or something.


Churchian theology

Erick Erickson ‏@EWErickson
Oh no, alt-Reich! It turns out the creator of heaven and earth is a Jew! Literally!! You are not His chosen people, they are!

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
Who are the "Jews who are not Jews"? And what is "the Synagogue of Satan?"

Since you're a theologian and all now.

I'm actually genuinely curious how people explain those two concepts from Revelation 3:9, whether they are preterists or more conventional eschatologists.

Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.

Moreover, my understanding is that Jesus was a Galilean, not a Judean. However, I don't see how it matters much, considering that we're in virgin birth territory anyhow.


Hillary live stream

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(((Ben))) bravely runs away... again

(((Ben Shapiro))) is such a masterful debater, so intellectually powerful and confident of his positions on free trade and antisemitism, that he has now ducked a second direct challenge from me.
Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
@benshapiro Since you were afraid to debate free trade with me, why don't we debate the nature of anti-semitism?

Trent Harmon ‏@harmTRON
I smell desperation from @voxday

 Supreme Dark Lord@voxday
@harmTRON @benshapiro You need to get your nose checked. (((Ben))) is the one running from me. It's not the other way around.

Ben Shapiro‏@benshapiro
I don't run from dog crap or debate it. I just wipe it off my shoe and move on.
I have to admit, I find it more than a little puzzling that people like Shapiro, Myers, and Scalzi genuinely seem to believe that they can run away from direct public challenges, but still maintain a credible public posture as a brave defender of their beliefs more than capable of defeating any challenger.

Anyhow, since we won't be debating, I see no reason not to point out that the whole "Judeo-Christian" heritage line, with which propagandists and rhetoricians like (((Ben))) have made so much hay among Christians, is even more bogus than "the melting pot". It doesn't even show up before 1840! Notice, in particular, the way in which usage takes off after 1965, at precisely the same time "a nation of immigrants" did the same.

UPDATE: This is telling.
Free Northerner ‏@FreeNortherner
Check @benshapiro 's blatant hypocrisy. 4 hours ago he mocked @piersmorgan for not debating @scrowder. 2 hours ago he ran away from @voxday.

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An actual Alt Right take

Richard Spencer contemplates why Hillary appears to be intent on increasing the Alt Right's media profile:
Hillary is trying to push the GOP into permanent minority status by empowering the Alt Right—and, believe me, she will be empowering us today. The Alt Right is, in a way, what people wrongly accuse the GOP of being: a nationalist party for White people. Hillary’s Alt Right speech will try to force the GOP to become what it is.

At Milo’s party last month, I made an outlandish self-fulfilling prophecy: “We’ve taken over the Right.” The fact is, the mass media—and now none less than Hillary Clinton—want us to take over the Right.

In fact, they are going to help us do it, if only we would let them.
It's an interesting take, although I've been saying that the GOP needed to become the White Party if it was going to survive. Otherwise, if it insists on trying to continue pretending to play ideological politics as the junior partner in the bi-factional ruling party, it will rapidly go the way of the Whigs in the new identity politics system.

In any event, we'll find out if he's right or not soon enough.

UPDATE: If you haven't re-upped for Brainstorm yet, now is definitely the time. Invites will go out as soon as we can confirm the time, but Richard and I will be debating white nationalism, white supremacy, and whether there is room in the Alt Right for non-whites at a closed Brainstorm session tomorrow night, tentatively scheduled for 7 PM Eastern.

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A tutu per tutti

Seriously, what is wrong with you people? I mean, sure, I've got the legs for it, but there is clearly something wrong with anyone who is willing to pay to see me in a tutu.

And now it is going to happen. It's all your fault!

Also, thank you. I wrote this a few days ago, but I suppose this is the right time to post it. Note that it was made possible, in part, by the same research team whose work you are supporting through the Color Run.

So, Ender played his first game with his new team. He had no idea where he would be playing, or even if he would be playing at all, since they have four goalies to divide among the two teams. The situation is in flux, as the presumed first team starter was dreadful in the first friendly, and lost his position to the first team number two. There was even speculation that he'd be sent down to the second team, which might well end up in Ender replacing him as the second team starter.

But when they suited up, the coach went with only one goalie, the club number three, who is surprisingly mobile despite being huge. I mean, we're talking 6'2", 280 at a minimum. Ender was dressed for the field, and assumed that he'd probably go in as either a defender or a wing, as those are the two field positions he's played before.

Now, keep in mind that I was his coach for the first four years of his soccer career and I've seen nearly every game he's ever played. He's a mediocre goalie and a slightly above average defender, which is why his insistence on playing goalie has always been a mystery to me. Decent size, good discipline, good awareness, below-average ball control, average speed, good toughness. Not a star player, not necessarily even a starter, but a solid and reliable player you can trust to come off the bench and hold his own without hurting the team. He's scored precisely one goal in his entire career, putting a pass from a corner kick into the upper right corner from just outside the left corner of the box.

He's also the youngest player on the men's team by at least a year. I still don't understand why he's not eligible for a junior team, but the ways of the national sports bureaucracy are byzantine and impenetrable. He also hasn't played on the field for more than two years; even in the practices in which he was able to take part for a while, he was playing in the nets.

The game started off reasonably well, but it soon became clear that the team has a fundamental problem. They have a fair number of skill players, and two with serious cannons attached to their legs, but they have no natural scorers. Despite generally controlling the game and creating multiple scoring chances, they were down 2-0 as their designated striker put the ball over the net, to the right of the net, and to the left of the net on three successive one-on-ones with the goalie. Forget the net, he couldn't even hit the keeper! He's a good player with good speed, but he simply cannot handle the pressure that being in scoring position places upon the player.

It was a friendly, so the substitutions were not limited. Ender was the third man in, and to my surprise, the coach put him in at striker. He didn't do much at first, and clearly didn't know what to do or where to go, except when his team was attacking. But when the midfield was in possession and brought the ball over the center line, his positioning was reliably excellent, which paid off after about 10 minutes when the other striker beat the left defender and fired over a knee-high cross that Ender redirected effortlessly into the net. 1-2. The team was totally fired up, redoubled their attack, and about five minutes later, Ender took a pass on the left side and returned the favor, sending a nice low cross to the other striker which he promptly put in the back of the net. 2-2. Fifteen minutes of playing striker and he'd already racked up one goal and one assist... talk about a flying start!

I was standing next to the coach, who nodded approvingly and mentioned how well Ender was playing. His expression, when I told him that it was the first time Ender had played up front, was downright comical. I'm not entirely sure that he believed me.

Unfortunately, the other team was very good and had two third-league players who promptly responded by carving up our defense to make it 3-2 at halftime. In the second half, Ender had a good chance that caught him wrong-footed, as well as a perfect cross that the striker somehow managed to whiff on in front of an empty net, after which he moved back to the wing, and then defense when one of the defenders got hurt. He played nearly the second half and was competent in all three positions. They lost 5-3, but everyone felt pretty positive about how the team had hung in there against what was observably a better team.

And despite the loss, I have to say that it was about as close to a perfect evening as one can hope to see in this world.

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Did Trump cuck on immigration?

I don't actually care what he did or didn't do, but since some of you obviously want to get into this, be my guest. But do it here, not in the other threads.

Go ahead and make your cases.

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(((Ben Shapiro))) attacks the Alt-Right

The Littlest Chickenhawk is quick to sense the way the wind is blowing. And in case it wasn't already abundantly clear, he wanted to stress whose side he isn't on:
As one of the leading antagonists of the so-called alt-right, I’m often asked to define the movement. Like all movements, the alt-right actually has several strains – they’re an agglomeration of self-appointed radical culture warriors, disenchanted paleoconservatives, and open anti-Semites and white supremacists. They’re united by a distaste for what they consider to be “political correctness,” although they universally seem to mistake “PC” for “not being a complete ass.” And they consider any resistance to actual racism and anti-Semitism to be “cuck” cowardice and social justice warrior whining.

Many of the most public members of the alt-right are leftovers from Gamergate, the scandal that rocked the gaming community in which leftist reviewers saw fit to stifle and savage any video game (or science fiction and fantasy book) that didn’t hew to radical leftist tropes. As a way of trolling such leftists, many anti-SJW bloggers began using deliberately offensive language, then celebrating themselves for violating taboo. This has carried over to support for Donald Trump – many of these same people think that Trump’s unfortunate habit of saying terrible things is just high politics’ version of their own trolling, that he’s standing up to the regime of political correctness. He isn’t. He’s just a jerk. And so are they, for following along. The conflation between tweeting hook-nosed Jew cartoons at Jews and fighting against the scourge of political correctness, which prevents honest discussions of serious issues, actually damages the cause of political incorrectness....

Their philosophy, however, is totally foreign to conservatism. It supposedly champions Western civilization, but in pretending to do so, it tears away at its most foundational principles in favor of a white tribalism that provides an ugly counterpart to the left’s racial divisiveness.
Shorter (((Ben))): The Alt Right is mean, see how mean they are to me, and they're NOT conservative either!

It's true, we are mean and we aren't conservative. It's funny how they ALWAYS talk first about Milo, given that Milo is not Alt-Right and makes it very clear that while he is favorably inclined towards us, he is not actually Alt-Right himself. Of course, it's probably difficult to talk reasonably about us at the same time that you're running from debate with us.

Now, it is obvious that our philosophy differs from conservatism, although it is not as totally foreign to it as (((Ben))) is to America. We don't hide the fact that the Alt-Right is an ALTERNATIVE to conservatism. It's right there in the name. But we do not "supposedly" champion Western civilization, we actually do champion it, and more importantly, it falls to us to do so because conservatives, cuckservatives, and non-Westerners such as (((Ben))) have been lying about Western civilization's foundational principles for over 100 years.

Western civilization rests upon three pillars: Christianity, the European nations, and the rule of law. A non-Christian, non-European lawyer such as (((Ben))) can neither speak for the West nor is likely inclined to defend it, indeed, (((Ben))) is simply following in the tradition of his tribal compatriots (((Emma Lazarus))) and (((Israel Zangwill))) in attempting to redefine the white Christian foundations of both America and the West on behalf of his own tribal interests.

White tribalism in America is not only necessary, it is the inevitable consequence of the success two invading tribes had in overturning the immigration standards in 1965. Not only did those who pushed the Hart-Celler Act lie to the American people about their intentions, as well as the obvious consequences of that 1965 revolution, they have subsequently attempted to hide their destructive actions behind an utterly false 20th century mythology concerning "the melting pot", "a proposition nation", and "a nation of immigrants". For more details concerning the complete falsehood of this 20th century mythology, read Cuckservative, by John Red Eagle and me.

And understand this. If you believe that any of those concepts are foundational American principles, you are a confirmed historical ignoramus. Here is a hint: cite the earliest significant reference to any of those phrases with relation to the United States of America.

1864: "a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."
1908: "the melting pot"
1958: "a nation of immigrants"

The creedal mythology is obviously false, particularly in light of 120 years of naturalization laws, exclusion laws, and Supreme Court decisions that are entirely in line with the Preamble to the Constitution's reference to posterity and the understanding that America was, and is, a white nation. How does one identify a "foundational principle", not only of America, but Western Civilization, from a concept articulated and popularized by John F. Kennedy in 1958?

Earlier today, (((Cathy Young))) also attacked the Alt-Right on Twitter, in response to one of my tweets.

Supreme Dark Lord @voxday
#AltRightMeans Knowing American history and that both "the melting pot" and "a proposition nation" are lies.

Cathy Young ‏@CathyYoung63
#AltRightMeans agreeing w/the far-left that "all men are created equal" is not the real America but "whites only" is

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
#AltRightMeans understanding that the Preamble to the Constitution and 120 years of laws trump the Declaration of Independence.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
@CathyYoung63 Since you believe all men are created equal, do you agree Palestinians and Arabs have the right to settle freely in Israel?

I know this will probably come as a complete surprise to all of you, but (((Cathy)))'s response was: *crickets*

She doesn't appear to understand that if all men are created Americans, then it necessarily follows that all Arabs are Jews.

UPDATE: (((Ben)))'s response, unsurprisingly, is to cry Holocaust.

Ben Shapiro ‏@benshapiro
From @voxday, demonstrating the full toxicity of the alt-right movement, complete with anti-Semitism.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
Not anti-Semitic. Pro-American. You don't understand the difference. Proud Israelis such as (((Martin van Creveld))) do. #AltRight

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ISIS is good for the Jews?

Therefore, don't destroy it, protect it from Russia, Syria, and Iran:
According to a think tank that does contract work for NATO and the Israeli government, the West should not destroy ISIS, the fascist Islamist extremist group that is committing genocide and ethnically cleansing minority groups in Syria and Iraq.

Why? The so-called Islamic State “can be a useful tool in undermining” Iran, Hezbollah, Syria and Russia, argues the think tank’s director.

“The continuing existence of IS serves a strategic purpose,” wrote Efraim Inbar in “The Destruction of Islamic State Is a Strategic Mistake,” a paper published on Aug. 2.

By cooperating with Russia to fight the genocidal extremist group, the United States is committing a “strategic folly” that will “enhance the power of the Moscow-Tehran-Damascus axis,” Inbar argued, implying that Russia, Iran and Syria are forming a strategic alliance to dominate the Middle East.

“The West should seek the further weakening of Islamic State, but not its destruction,” he added. “A weak IS is, counterintuitively, preferable to a destroyed IS.”

Inbar, an influential Israeli scholar, is the director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, a think tank that says its mission is to advance “a realist, conservative, and Zionist agenda in the search for security and peace for Israel.”
I think someone needs to explain the concept of "optics" to this guy. Does he really think it is a good idea for Israel to publicly ally with Islamic State? The Europeans are already less than entirely keen on Israel, and more and more Americans are beginning to question whether the Jews in their midst are on their side or not.

Coming out as ISIS allies strikes me as utter madness. But I'm not the strategic expert. The great Israeli military historian, and Castalia House author, Martin van Creveld is. It would be interesting to know what he makes of this, as he has written forcefully of how to fight Daesh.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The r/K perspective

Anonymous Conservative is dubious that the anti-Alt-Right campaign will have legs:
Now Hillary is calling attention to the most K-selected corner of the internet, at the very moment that the nation is increasingly turning K. Turning more people into Stefan Molyneux fans, or exposing more people to Castalia House Publishing, just as the nation is turning K, is not going to help Hillary. I think it a good sign that her persuasion specialists are so blinded by the rabbit-like psychology of the r-strategy that they are so completely out of touch with both the nation and reality.

Even better, it is a process that is accelerating. What they don’t realize is that as the nation’s rejection of them drives them more leftward, the psychologies of the nation are undergoing the natural shift toward K that was programmed in by nature. That is making the left vastly more repellant to everyone, the alt-right much more attractive, and leaves the left ever less able to understand the reality they need to understand to succeed. The political polarization created as the extreme left splits farther from the norm due to panic and the rest of the nation heads farther right on a K-shift, do not bode well for leftism’s ascent.

My guess is they will abandon this effort quickly, as soon as they realize that the nation has a large swath within it that will think this alt-right movement espouses a lot of commonsense things they find attractive, and the colorful personalities are very appealing. The alt-right hasn’t gotten this far for nothing.
Frankly, I wouldn't be surprised if Team Clinton was already rethinking the wisdom of this approach given the Alt-Right's gleeful reaction to the news that they'd be coming under media assault. After all, we all know how the anti-GamerGate campaign worked out for Gawker.

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The Tutu Threat

No, that's not a forthcoming book from Simon Hawke, it is what Spacebunny has promised she will make me do if we are able to hit her $5k for 5k target for research for the Crohn's MAP vaccine as part of the Color Run in which we are participating next month.

Personally, I thought it was bad enough to have to be dragged out of bed at some obscenely early hour and then forced to embark upon some hellish modern Trail of Tears while people yell at you, and apparently, dye you like an Easter Egg somehow; apparently they were inspired by Cersei's walk of shame from A Game of Thrones or something.

I tried to point out that running a 5k is something I have done precisely once in my life, and that perhaps a 100-meter sprint for charity might be more in order, but I was outvoted as my treacherous spawn sided with her. Then Spacebunny promised that if the $5k for 5k was raised, both of us would not only run the race, but do so in tutus as well. And that she would post the pictures on Twitter. And that I would post them here.

So, if you are either a) interested in supporting scientific research that may bring an end to the ongoing torture that is Crohn's Disease or b) looking to have a pretty good laugh at my expense, you can do so by supporting Spacebunny's Color Run Page at Justgiving. I have spoken with several members of the research team, it is a lean and efficient organization, and the funds will not be wasted.
Prof. Hermon-Taylor, together with Dr. Tim Bull and other members of the team at St George’s University of London and scientists at the Jenner Institute University of Oxford, developed a modern DNA vaccine against MAP, which is the bacteria suspected of being the primary catalyst for Crohn's Disease. Developing this vaccine took 10 years and cost around £850,000, much of it donated by the families of Crohn’s patients, without whom this new vaccine would not exist.

The Crohn’s MAP Vaccine is a modern, therapeutic vaccine against MAP. Preliminary studies in animals have shown it is safe and effective. Now a trial in humans is needed to take the vaccine from lab to clinic. If effective, the vaccine will not only protect people from developing Crohn's Disease, but will also serve as an effective cure for those already suffering from it.
The money will go to helping pay for the human trial of the vaccine which has already been developed.

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Korean fire drill

William S. Lind warns that the next flash point in Asia may not be Indonesia, the Philippines, or the old Japan-China rivalry:
By now, the Korean drill is familiar to all. We take some symbolic action against North Korea. The North responds with its Tasmanian Devil act, threatening “lakes of fire”, firing missiles into the ocean and maybe, at the limit, shooting some artillery at South Korea. Casualties, if there are any, are few. South Korea in turn tugs at its leash, which we hold firmly. Yawn.

This time may be different. We did the usual, announcing some meaningless new sanctions on the North, though this time targeting its rulers by name, which slightly ups the ante. The North is playing its part, shouting hyperbolic threats, including war.

But here is where the current case departs from the script. No one is paying any attention to North Korea’s tantrum. We’ve seen it too often. The world’s reaction is, “let ’em starve in the dark.” From the North Korean perspective, the act no longer works.

Except in South Korea. This is the second change from the usual script. The South is fed up with the North’s antics. The South Korean president’s mother and father were killed years ago by North Korean assassins. She has not forgotten. In every recent incident, the South has suffered more casualties (when there were any) than the North. The general South Korean attitude seems to be, “We’re not going to take it any more.”

What can South Korea do? Invade North Korea.
Yet another warning about the risks created through the arrogant foolishness of the US playing globocop.


What the Alt Right is

In the interest of developing a core Alt Right philosophy upon which others can build.
  1. The Alt Right is of the political right in both the American and the European sense of the term. Socialists are not Alt Right. Progressives are not Alt Right. Liberals are not Alt Right. Communists, Marxists, Marxians, cultural Marxists, and neocons are not Alt Right.
  2. The Alt Right is an ALTERNATIVE to the mainstream conservative movement in the USA that is nominally encapsulated by Russel Kirk's 10 Conservative Principles, but in reality has devolved towards progressivism. It is also an alternative to libertarianism.
  3. The Alt Right is not a defensive attitude and rejects the concept of noble and principled defeat. It is a forward-thinking philosophy of offense, in every sense of that term. The Alt Right believes in victory through persistence and remaining in harmony with science, reality, cultural tradition, and the lessons of history.
  4. The Alt Right believes Western civilization is the pinnacle of human achievement and supports its three foundational pillars: Christianity, the European nations, and the Graeco-Roman legacy.
  5. The Alt Right is openly and avowedly nationalist. It supports all nationalisms and the right of all nations to exist, homogeneous and unadulterated by foreign invasion and immigration.
  6. The Alt Right is anti-globalist. It opposes all groups who work for globalist ideals or globalist objectives.
  7. The Alt Right is anti-equalitarian. It rejects the idea of equality for the same reason it rejects the ideas of unicorns and leprechauns, noting that human equality does not exist in any observable scientific, legal, material, intellectual, sexual, or spiritual form.
  8. The Alt Right is scientodific. It presumptively accepts the current conclusions of the scientific method (scientody), while understanding a) these conclusions are liable to future revision, b) that scientistry is susceptible to corruption, and c) that the so-called scientific consensus is not based on scientody, but democracy, and is therefore intrinsically unscientific.
  9. The Alt Right believes identity > culture > politics.
  10. The Alt Right is opposed to the rule or domination of any native ethnic group by another, particularly in the sovereign homelands of the dominated peoples. The Alt Right is opposed to any non-native ethnic group obtaining excessive influence in any society through nepotism, tribalism, or any other means.
  11. The Alt Right understands that diversity + proximity = war.
  12. The Alt Right doesn't care what you think of it.
  13. The Alt Right rejects international free trade and the free movement of peoples that free trade requires. The benefits of intranational free trade is not evidence for the benefits of international free trade.
  14. The Alt Right believes we must secure the existence of white people and a future for white children.
  15. The Alt Right does not believe in the general supremacy of any race, nation, people, or sub-species. Every race, nation, people, and human sub-species has its own unique strengths and weaknesses, and possesses the sovereign right to dwell unmolested in the native culture it prefers.
  16. The Alt Right is a philosophy that values peace among the various nations of the world and opposes wars to impose the values of one nation upon another as well as efforts to exterminate individual nations through war, genocide, immigration, or genetic assimilation.
TL;DR: The Alt Right is a Western ideology that believes in science, history, reality, and the right of a genetic nation to exist and govern itself in its own interests.

The patron saint of conservatives, Russell Kirk, wrote: "The great line of demarcation in modern politics, Eric Voegelin used to point out, is not a division between liberals on one side and totalitarians on the other. No, on one side of that line are all those men and women who fancy that the temporal order is the only order, and that material needs are their only needs, and that they may do as they like with the human patrimony. On the other side of that line are all those people who recognize an enduring moral order in the universe, a constant human nature, and high duties toward the order spiritual and the order temporal."

This is no longer true, assuming it ever was. The great line of demarcation in modern politics is now a division between men and women who believe that they are ultimately defined by their momentary opinions and those who believe they are ultimately defined by their genetic heritage. The Alt Right understands that the former will always lose to the latter in the end, because the former is subject to change.

This is merely a very early draft. Discuss amongst yourselves.

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The tokens whine

Nnedi Okorafor, PhD ‏@Nnedi
I wish the media would discuss the stories we wrote more than the grumblings of&responses to a certain group of ppl I won't name.#HugoAwards

EscapeVelocity ‏@EscapeVelo
@voxday getting the last laugh, once again.

Supreme Dark Lord ‏@voxday
We do too. Because the stories you wrote are mediocre. An SJW-given affirmative-action award doesn't make them good. #HugoAwards

This is why Mr. ZFG is willing to spend more time writing more words about how the Rabid Puppies don't matter than he is on his overdue novels. Because the observable fact is that the only reason the media cares about the Hugos these days is because it is a cultural war battleground. It's just another futile attempt to spin the narrative.

Meanwhile, the affirmative-action recipients declare that they did too get there on merit, despite the fact that even their so-called fans have nothing to say about their work beyond expressing wonder that the dog can walk on its hind legs at all. The media doesn't want to talk about "Binti" because it is both a racist African revenge fantasy about white colonialism and a nasty, incoherent piece of work in which African hairstyles serve as a major plot point. They don't want to make the RP point for us, which talking about the winners is bound to do.

Remember, according to the SF-SJWs, that is the VERY BEST that science fiction had to offer in 2015. No wonder people have lost so much interest in it.

And speaking of the narrative, I'm very amused by the various SJWs proclaiming, yet again, how the Rabid Puppies have been defeated. After all, we're the ones desperately changing our rules as fast as possible at every opportunity, right? Forget not knowing the score, the SF-SJWs don't even understand the game being played.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The rise of the #AltRight

James Delingpole explains it, and why the #AltRight is not wrong, in The Spectator:
Should more mainstream conservatives be worried by this? Well yes, of course, but they have largely themselves to blame. It’s why the alt-right refers to them disparagingly as ‘cuckservatives’ — that is, cuckolds whose spinelessness, compromise and me-too virtue signalling has enabled the social justice warriors of the progressive left to take so much territory.

You could argue that what has happened to conservative politics is not dissimilar from what has happened in Syria and Iraq: when there’s a lawless space, a power vacuum is created which sucks in the most aggressive and committed players and in the process crushes all the moderates.

The alt-right are, if you like, the vigilantes of conservatism. The regular authorities didn’t do their job to protect the conservative community from the marauding gangs of social justice warriors (think Mao’s Red Guard — only with hipster beards or feminist–blue hair) strutting round the neighbourhood enforcing their oppressive rules. So the alt-right stepped in instead. And are now preparing to claim the spoils.
Or as Red Eagle and I put it in Cuckservative: How "Conservatives" Betrayed America:

What is now taking place in Europe is a microcosm of what is happening, on a larger scope and timescale, in the United States of America. Although the European population of 508 million is larger than the U.S. population of 320 million, the 28 member nations of the E.U. fit into about half the land taken up by the 50 united States. Moreover, unlike the heterogeneous American “nation of immigrants”, the European nations are homogeneous and distinct, with long histories, traditions, and collective memories that stretch back for centuries. That is why a much smaller number of immigrants arriving in a much shorter period of time has triggered the powerful nationalistic response that is already overturning governments and will ultimately shatter the European Union.

That is also why it is important to realize that the same divisive process is well underway in the United States, albeit at a larger order of magnitude. And one of the tragic ironies of American politics is that it is the very group of people who most proudly proclaim their loyalty to the U.S. Constitution and to the traditional values of America’s founding fathers, conservatives, who have helped lead the way to America’s decline and eventual collapse. They have done so by forgetting the central purpose of the very document they revere.

The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America contains an extremely important phrase that is almost always ignored by those who appeal to it, or to the men who wrote it, in defense of immigration. It states:

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

The key phrase is this: “to ourselves and our posterity.” The blessings of liberty are not to be secured to all the nations of the world, to the tired and huddled masses, or to the wretched refuse of the teeming shores of other lands. They are to be secured to our children, and their children, and their children’s children.

To sacrifice their interests to the interests of children in other lands is to betray both past and future America. It is to permit an alien posterity, like the newly hatched cuckoo in another bird’s nest, to eliminate our own, and in doing so, defeat the purpose of the Constitution. It is, like the cuckolded husband, to raise the children of another man instead of one’s own sons and daughters.

It is, in a word, cuckservative.

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Mass Racist: Andromeda

I don't see what The Rageaholic is upset about. They just hired NK Jemisin to help them with the story. She wouldn't join a racist organization unless... oh. Right.

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The Narrative shifts

Let us all share a moment of silence for the previous "the Alt-Right is a small group of irrelevant teenagers in their parent's basements" Narrative. Hillary Clinton is running as the American Angela Merkel.
Hillary Clinton will deliver a speech Thursday linking Donald Trump to the "extremism" of the "alt-right" movement. Clinton's campaign announced Tuesday morning that her Reno, Nev., speech would focus on Trump and his aides' "embrace of the disturbing 'alt-right' political philosophy."

"This 'alt-right' brand is embracing extremism and presenting a divisive and dystopian view of America which should concern all Americans, regardless of party," her campaign said.

The alternative right, or so-called alt-right, movement has generally been comprised as those opposed to multiculturalism and immigration, according to The Washington Post, and has gained mainstream attention during this year's presidential campaign as Trump seeks to maximize support among white voters.
Notice how, in nine months, the Alt-Right has scared the Democrats more than the entire conservative movement has since Ronald Reagan left office. This is for several reasons:

  1. The Alt-Right is already a potent force embedded in rising political parties in Europe.
  2. Multiculturalism and immigration are winning issues for the first party to embrace white American identity politics. Throw in gun rights, tax cuts, debt write-offs, and a credible anti-war stance, and you've suddenly got a party that is playing for keeps on the national stage. 
  3. The Alt-Right does not consist of professional politicians more interested in their Washington careers than their nations.
  4. The Alt-Right is not a Potemkin opposition, it is a genuine one.

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Souldancer is free

The Campbell- and Dragon Award-nominated author Brian Niemeier has made the second book in his Soul Cycle series, Souldancer, free this week. That means you can pick up both books in the series, which is described as "Space Pirates in Hell", for less than $4, as the first book, Nethereal, is only $3.99.

I should probably also mention that Brian is a Castalia-author-to-be, as we will be introducing a new science fiction series with him in 2017. And by new, I mean "mind-blowing".

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How PACs murdered the Tea Party

Keep the demise of the Tea Party in mind as the Alt-Right grows in popularity. Many, if not most, of these PACs are little more than scams with a political brand.
The Tea Party movement is pretty much dead now, but it didn’t die a natural death. It was murdered—and it was an inside job. In a half decade, the spontaneous uprising that shook official Washington degenerated into a form of pyramid scheme that transferred tens of millions of dollars from rural, poorer Southerners and Midwesterners to bicoastal political operatives.

What began as an organic, policy-driven grass-roots movement was drained of its vitality and resources by national political action committees that dunned the movement’s true believers endlessly for money to support its candidates and causes. The PACs used that money first to enrich themselves and their vendors and then deployed most of the rest to search for more “prospects.” In Tea Party world, that meant mostly older, technologically unsavvy people willing to divulge personal information through “petitions”—which only made them prey to further attempts to lighten their wallets for what they believed was a good cause. While the solicitations continue, the audience has greatly diminished because of a lack of policy results and changing political winds.

I was an employee at one of the firms that ran these operations. But nothing that follows is proprietary or gleaned directly from my employment. The evidence of the scheming is all there in the public record, available for anyone willing to look.... According to Federal Election Commission reports between 80 to 90 percent, and sometimes all the money these PACs get is swallowed in fees and poured into more prospecting. For example, conservative activist Larry Ward created Constitutional Rights PAC. He also runs Political Media, a communications firm. The New York Times reviewed Constitutional Rights’ filings and found: “Mr. Ward’s PAC spends every dollar it gets on consultants, mailings and fund-raising—making no donations to candidates.” Ward justified the arrangement by saying Political Media discounts solicitations on behalf of Constitutional Rights.

Let that sink in. Ward takes his PAC’s money and redistributes it to his company and other vendors for more messaging and solicitations, but suggests critics should rest easy since the PAC gets a discount on Political Media’s normal rate. Constitutional Rights PAC may be extreme but it’s hardly an outlier.

POLITICO last year reviewed the activity of 33 conservative PACs for the 2014 cycle. Combined, they raked in $43 million dollars, according to the POLITICO report. Of that, $39.5 million went to overhead including $6 million to entities owned by PAC operators; candidates got $3 million. Another report analyzed 17 conservative PACs from the 2014 midterm. It came up with different numbers than POLITICO, finding that the bottom 10 PACs in terms of the ratio of spending to actual candidate support received $54,318,498 and spent only $3,621,896 supporting candidates.
Don't even think about supporting any big-money Alt-Right PACs that come into being in the next 2-5 years. If the real Alt-Right figures want your support, we'll not only request it directly, but we'll do so for specific purposes and projects whose progress you can track for yourself. We don't play the "overhead" game.

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Why Worldcon changed the rules

Year: votes (nominations)
2012: 1922 (1101)
2013: 1848 (1343)
2014: 3587 (1923)
2015: 5950 (2112)
2016: 3130 (4032)

The number of nominations rose in 2014 and 2015 due to the appearance of Sad Puppies, then Rabid Puppies. The big influx of Supporting Members began in 2014, when the SJWs, alarmed, gathered the herd to No Award Larry Correia and the rest of the Puppy finalists. They made an even bigger effort in 2015 in response to the Rabid Puppies.

However, their morale suffered a terrible blow when, despite there being nearly four times as many nominations cast in 2016 than in 2012, the Rabid Puppies selected more finalists than the Sad Puppies ever did. While most RP's didn't bother getting MidAmericaCon memberships in order to vote, what's interesting is that over 2,000 SJWs didn't either.

Anyhow, the first stage is now over. The new award has been established and the Hugo rules have been modified and complicated, as anticipated. Now we're onto the second stage, which will last longer and promises to be more interesting than the first. RPs, be sure to keep your voting/nomination emails from Sasquan and MidAmericaCon, as you may need them next year if you are neither Brainstorm nor VFM.

We got here one year faster than I thought, as apparently a) we scared them worse than I'd expected and b) it turns out they care a lot more about me than they do about quality science fiction or science fiction history.

I wasn't surprised that Toni Weisskopf didn't win last year, but I was surprised that they voted her below No Award. This year, it doesn't even surprise me a little bit that they would No Award an objectively high-quality work such as Between Light and Shadow or accomplished, highly respected individuals in the field such as Larry Elmore and Jerry Pournelle, who reportedly had the longest book-signing line at Worldcon.

I wonder how many SJWs who were begging for Dr. Pournelle's signature had previously claimed that he did not merit a Best Editor award with their vote? Do tell us more about how the Hugo Awards concern quality and standing in the field, not SJW-driven politics.

951 No Award
766 Jerry Pournelle

893 No Award
497 Larry Elmore

That says it all about how seriously the awards deserve to be taken by science fiction readers these days. John Scalzi summed up the SF-SJW position rather well in a long diatribe yesterday. It's rather remarkable how he devotes nearly 1,500 1,887 words to informing the world that absolutely none of it is about me, and somehow manages to do so while giving absolutely zero fucks.

  • What [the man whose blog traffic is now 6x that of the erstwhile "most popular blog in science fiction"] is really doing at this point is trying to mitigate his own inability to have the status and influence he assumed would be his, by pathetically attempting to shoehorn himself into the history of others who have done more, and better, than he has.
  • An active association with [the man who exposed Scalzi as a fraud] is, bluntly, death for your Hugo award chances. I mean, it takes a lot for someone as esteemed in the field as Jerry Pournelle to finish below “No Award” in Hugo voting, and yet, there he is, sixth in a field of five in the category of Best Editor, Short Form.

Translation: Vox Day is totally irrelevant and pathetic and doesn't matter at all, so don't you dare to associate with him in any way, shape, or form, or it will kill your career, no one will ever give you a Hugo Award, and everyone will hate you. Please, please, don't do it!

What a masterpiece of its kind. As it is written, SJWs always lie. Just wait until Mr. ZFG learns what names are risking SJW disapproval to actively associate with Castalia House in 2017. But if an author doesn't want to associate with the publishing house that is the fastest-growing in the field and pays such high royalties that the much larger publisher who inquired about acquiring it begged me to consider reducing them, that's certainly their right. We don't publish SJWs anyhow.

I particularly enjoyed McRapey's attempt to cling to the original Narrative he'd tried to spin about the nomination of "Space Raptor Butt Invasion" being a devastating mistake on my part.

Rather than being appalled that Tingle had been nominated, the Worldcon community largely embraced him (or whoever Tingle is; no one is really sure). Here was someone who was nominated by a bigot to antagonize other people, who instead allied himself with those folks and was appreciated by them in return.

1508 No Award
659 "Space Raptor Butt Invasion"

Apparently those folks appreciate Mr. Tingle just about as much as they appreciate me. Did I not tell you that would happen despite the SJW's feigned joy over how terribly funny and brilliant they found Mr. Tingle's work?

Because, as we know, SJW's always lie.

UPDATE: Dr. Pournelle is quite clearly crushed, and duly penitent, in consequence of his well-merited rebuke at the hands of Worldcon's SJWs.

UPDATE: The Reverend 3.0 considers his failed prediction concerning "Space Raptor Butt Invasion" winning Best Short Story:
I was incorrect. And while I'm ready to tuck in and eat my words, it's interesting to look at where my logic broke down.

My logic was the following:
-Puppies will vote for it because they think it is hilarious, embarrasses the Hugos, and Chuck is one of them.
-Puppy Kickers will vote for it because they think it is hilarious, embarrasses the Puppies, and Chuck is one of them.
-If the two largest blocks vote for it, it can't lose.

But lo and behold, one of these two voting blocks failed to vote for SRBI and instead propelled Cat Pictures to victory and Noah Ward to second place. One of these two blocks was either lying to itself or lying through its teeth.

My prediction failed, and it failed because one of these two groups said one thing and then did another. So which group is the group of dirty liars? The Puppies? The Kickers? I'm sure the ballot numbers will tell.

Either way, learn from my mistake. Take that group's tendency to lie into account in the future.
Now, I wonder who might have been lying and putting forth a false Narrative? 

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