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Jan 19 2021

Washington Post Introduces Multiracial Whiteness

Anyone who voted for Donald Trump is truly evil. Only white people are truly evil. Trump’s share of the nonwhite vote went up from 2016, despite 4 years of the media screaming that he is a racist. The Washington Post manages to make this compute by introducing the concept of “multiracial whiteness.”

Actual WaPo headline:

To Understand Trump’s Support, We Must Think in Terms of Multiracial Whiteness

Let the reader be forewarned that this is the reaction Not the Bee had to the article:

This balloonheaded, excrementitious propaganda from the Washington Post is so vile and yet simultaneously hilarious that after reading it I want to go scrub my face with paint thinner and razor blades.

Without further ado, let’s proceed to the wisdom passed down to us from thought cop Jeff Bezo’s personal newspaper. Cristina Beltrán, associate professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University, explains the guffaw-inducing concept of multiracial whiteness:

Rooted in America’s ugly history of white supremacy, indigenous dispossession and anti-blackness, multiracial whiteness is an ideology invested in the unequal distribution of land, wealth, power and privilege — a form of hierarchy in which the standing of one section of the population is premised on the debasement of others. Multiracial whiteness reflects an understanding of whiteness as a political color and not simply a racial identity — a discriminatory worldview in which feelings of freedom and belonging are produced through the persecution and dehumanization of others.

Have you ever triggered moonbats by disagreeing with their depraved and pernicious ideology? Then you too are guilty of “persecution and dehumanization.”

For voters who see the very act of acknowledging one’s racial identity as itself racist, the politics of multiracial whiteness reinforces their desired approach to colorblind individualism.

Colorblind individualism is of course racist.

Multiracial whiteness offers citizens of every background the freedom to call Muslims terrorists, demand that undocumented immigrants be rounded up and deported, deride BLM as a movement of thugs and criminals, and accuse Democrats of being blood-drinking pedophiles.

Let’s be fair, Cristina. Even deplorables know that not all Democrats are blood-drinking pedophiles.

These mental gymnastics will come in handy if Democrats’ Cultural Marxist coalition, which unites competing interest groups through a shared hatred of heterosexual white men, begins to fragment:

America’s racial divide is not simply between Whites and non-Whites. Thinking in terms of multiracial whiteness helps us recognize that much of today’s political rift is a division between those who are drawn to and remain invested in a politics of whiteness and those who seek something better.

According to liberal ideology, whiteness = badness. If you are bad, you are for all intents and purposes white. It follows that even white people could achieve redemption and become good if they just hate their own whiteness intensely enough; then they would no longer be white.

On a tip from Lyle.

Dec 27 2020

Transsexuals, Lesbians at Each Other’s Throats

The Cultural Marxist alliance is like a wrecking ball: only good for demolition, useless for building anything. Civilization is still partially standing, but already favored identity groups are at each other’s throats, prominently including lesbians and guys who say they are girls.

The Telegraph reports:

Lesbian are facing “extinction” because of the “disproportionate” focus on transgenderism in schools, a controversial campaign group for gay rights has claimed.

The LGB Alliance, which has been branded a “trans hate group” by Pink News and other vocal critics, was set up in October 2019 amid concerns that Stonewall, the UK’s leading gay rights charity, had become too fixated on gender identity.

Its founders, Kate Harris and Bev Jackson, claim to have been “cancelled” for questioning gender identity theory and airing their concerns about the erosion of women’s rights in the face of the transgender movement.

According to transgender militants, there is no concrete difference between men and women. You are whichever you say you are, or rather, you are wherever you say you are on an imaginary spectrum between them.

This dogma renders the term “lesbian” virtually meaningless, as it does the term “female.” Feminist who resist being redefined out of existence are denounced as TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists).

LGB Alliance’s Just Giving and Go Fund Me pages were taken down after homosexual Scottish National Party Member of Parliament John Nicolson proclaimed it to be “transphobic.”

So far, the more aggressive transsexuals have the whip hand, characteristically demanding obeisance and canceling those who refuse to kneel. But some feminists are pushing back. If this breaks into a shooting war, we should arm both sides.

On a tip from Steve T.

Dec 21 2020

Dalton School Demonstrates How Elite’s Kids Are Taught

A committee of “experts” advises the CDC that older people should be left to die on the grounds that they are more likely to be white. We hear demands that black votes count for twice as much as white votes. Critical race theory, which demonizes whites, is integral to political correctness, the religion of the ruling class.

How did we get to the point where people go along with dogma that is hostile to the majority population?

Brainwashing is how. Bad as it has been for decades, it is rapidly getting worse.

New York City shows how far liberal social engineers are taking it. It isn’t just the public schools run by racist de Blasio appointee Richard Carranza. The Dalton School is a posh private school from which quintessential liberal elitist Anderson Cooper graduated. K-12 tuition costs $54,180 per year.

For that kind of money, the most fashionable ideology is inculcated. But not even the Dalton School is far enough left to suit its teachers. Dozens of faculty members have signed a list of demands, including:

• Hiring 12 full-time diversity officers, and multiple psychologists to support students “coping with race-based traumatic stress.”

• Assigning a staffer dedicated to black students who have “complaints or face disciplinary action,” and a full-time advocate to help black kids “navigate a predominantly white institution.”

• Paying the student debt of black staffers upon hiring them.

• Requiring courses that focus on “Black liberation” and “challenges to white supremacy.”

• Compensating any student of color who appears in Dalton promotional material.

• Abolishing high-level academic courses by 2023 if the performance of black students is not on par with non-blacks.

• Requiring “anti-racism” statements from all staffers.

• Overhauling the entire curriculum, reading lists and student plays to reflect diversity and social justice themes.

• Divesting from companies that “criminalize or dehumanize” black people, including private prisons and tech firms that manufacture police equipment or weapons.

• Donating 50 percent of all fundraising dollars to NYC public schools if Dalton is not representative of the city in terms of gender, race, socioeconomic background, and immigration status by 2025.

Dalton teachers are reportedly “refusing to come back” until these demands are met. Then they will no doubt draft a new set of still more outrageous demands.

The moonbattery at Dalton is already so bad that kids have been forced to watch PBS:

Dalton kids were made to watch a PBS video called Being 12, in which “white kids are shamed for the sin of their skin color and told they are complicit in perpetuating racism.”

The petition insists that all school plays must have “antiracist” (i.e., racist in favor of blacks and against whites) narratives. Not even To Kill a Mockingbird is regarded as sufficiently woke, because it features a white man coming to a black man’s rescue.

This isn’t the only recent petition at Dalton, where the students are not even taught in person due to hysteria over COVID-19:

A petition signed by more than 70 lower-school parents asked for the return of on-campus classes, Bloomberg reported. “Zoom-school is not Dalton,” it said.

But that petition was seen by some as racist because faculty of color were more likely to live in the outer boroughs or neighborhoods with high rates of COVID-19.

If left-wing teachers don’t like something, it must be racist.

At least parents are getting some insight into the mentality they pay so extravagantly to have drummed into their children. Their kids have been drafted into a cult, according to which the universe revolves around the special favoritism owed to blacks as an award for their alleged oppression, and the need for whites to abase themselves for being politically unclean.

They may as well have Black Lives Matter rioters teach their children. After all, the mentality of the rioters was installed by educators with the same warped agenda as the Dalton School’s faculty.

On a tip from Bluto.

Dec 20 2020

Liberal Proposal: Black Votes Should Count Double

Moonbats have achieved dominance in part by using the word “racist” to club into submission anyone who resists their poisonous ideology. Meanwhile, we read headlines like this:

The Votes of Black Americans Should Count Twice

This is not a parody of leftist racism from the Babylon Bee, but the actual title of an article in The Nation, an influential liberal publication.

It was written by a racially correct law school professor named Brandon Hasbrouck. His demand for more power and privilege begins with the usual claim to be oppressed.

Black votes in this country are worth less than white votes.

This is blamed on the Electoral College. Without it, the USA would collapse into mob rule democracy. The parts of the country that provide food would be enslaved by more densely populated areas. Before long, this inherently unstable situation would result in dictatorship or civil war.

But from the liberal point of view, the Electoral College is all part of a racist plot by the nefarious Founding Fathers.

The Constitution’s framers set up the Electoral College to protect the interests of slave states. Along with the Senate, the Electoral College was critical in the endurance of slavery and its continuation by other means.

Note that the Senate also has to go. Because black oppression.

It may take time to abolish the Electoral College and the Senate. In the meantime, Hasbrouck proposes an interim solution:

We can implement vote reparations by double-counting ballots cast by all Black residents.

The experts confirm that black lives matter far more than white ones. So why shouldn’t blacks have more political power?

One of the largest objections to monetary reparations is the impracticality of implementing them on a scale that would meaningfully address the injustices. Vote reparations, in contrast, would be a simple, low-cost way to begin to make amends.

Then the voters could vote themselves as much money as they want.

Consider the way Detroit has been run since Coleman Young drove the Caucasians out. The whole country could be run like Detroit. Ejaculates Hasbrouck, “94 percent of Detroit voted for Biden!”

“Vote reparations” would not only ensure that left-wing Democrats win every election, but also punish America for being the font of all evil by reducing it to a crumbling wasteland.

Destroying our system of government and replacing it with a racial caste system with the majority population at the bottom would achieve what the author calls a “racially just society” — i.e., a society completely centered on vindictive racism. We move closer to this nightmare vision every time Democrats win an election.

On tips from Varla and FighttheBeast.

Dec 18 2020

Why Helen Keller May Get Canceled

Only those at the top of the victimhood totem pole are safe from cancelation. Disability is sacred to liberals, but less so than black skin, so even Helen Keller could be canceled. In a story honoring the International Day of Persons With Disabilities, Time intones,

[T]o some Black disability rights activists, like Anita Cameron, Helen Keller is not radical [i.e., a heroine] at all, “just another, despite disabilities, privileged white person,” and yet another example of history telling the story of privileged white Americans. Critics of Helen Keller cite her writings that reflected the popularity of now-dated eugenics theories and her friendship with one of the movement’s supporters Alexander Graham Bell.

Helen Keller (1) was white, (2) lived at a time when politically incorrect thoughts were prevalent, and (3) consorted with the inventor of the telephone. Case closed. Such sins overcome even being a member of the Socialist Party and helping to found the ACLU.

Gasps Catherine Mortensen of Americans for Limited Government,

We’re talking about Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing and as an infant and in childhood was written off by her parents as incapable of learning. Through grit and perseverance, the same Hellen Keller learned to read and write and eventually graduated from Radcliffe College (now Harvard University). Keller is an icon for all Americans because she is a testament to the fact that every human being has value and should be judged based on what they can do, not on what they cannot do.

All the more reason to cancel her. You are not supposed to overcome adversity through individual courage and effort. You are supposed to wallow in it by belligerently whining about how helpless you are and allowing leftists to exploit you to seize more power.

On tips from R F and Brian Brandt.

Dec 16 2020

Paris Authorities Fined for Not Hiring Enough Men

“Equality” is often used to euphemize identity politics favoritism. This becomes problematic when people take the concept too literally. Business Insider provides an example:

Paris authorities on Tuesday were fined $110,000 for employing too many women in senior positions in 2018.

The authorities put 11 women and five men in senior positions in 2018, meaning that nearly 70% of the appointments went to women. This breached a national law on gender parity.

The “Sauvadet law,” repealed in 2019, said no more than 60% of appointments at senior levels should go to one gender.

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has denounced the fine as absurd and unfair, not because people should be appointed based on more meaningful qualifications than gender, but because too much discrimination against men is still not enough.

Barks Hidalgo:

“We must promote women with determination and vigor because the gap everywhere in France is still very large. So yes, in order to achieve parity one day, it is necessary to speed up the tempo and make sure that in the nominations there are more women than men.”

Gender parity will not be achieved until all positions are held by women, just as racial parity will not be achieved until all positions are held by nonwhites.

On a tip from Bluto.

Dec 09 2020

Rhodes Scholarship Degenerates Into Farce

Robert Conquest famously noticed that any organization that is not explicitly right-wing sooner or later becomes left-wing. To that we can add the observation that anything that becomes left-wing sooner rather than later becomes a pathetic joke. This includes the formerly respected Rhodes Scholarship, which is now awarded on the same absurd basis Biden’s handlers use to pick cabinet officials: identity politics.

In a press release, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot F. Gerson describes this year’s class:

“This year’s American Rhodes Scholars … reflect the remarkable diversity that characterizes and strengthens the United States. Twenty-one of the 32 are students of color; ten are Black, equal to the greatest number ever elected in one year in the United States. Fifteen are first-generation Americans or immigrants; and one is a Dreamer with active DACA status. Seventeen of the winners are women, 14 are men, and one is nonbinary.”

Only one “nonbinary” scholar! Try harder, Rhodes Trust!

What kind of “scholars” do you end up with when you select on the basis of Cultural Marxism? An example from the winner biographies answers the question:

Wilfried J.K. Zibell, Noorvik, is a senior at Harvard College where they major in Comparative Literature and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. Wilfried comes from an Inuit (Nuurvik) subsistence village in the Alaskan arctic, and through education policymaking, language preservation and labor activism, has focused on the effects of colonialism. This past summer, he worked with his tribal association on its initial COVID-19 outbreak. His senior thesis compares comparative aspects of imperialism in Yiddish, in which he has done archival research, and Inupiat poetry. Wilfried served for two years on the Alaska State Board of Education and Early Development. At Oxford, Wilfried will do the M.Phil. in Economic and Social History.

Sounds fascinating, but what happened to his I mean their pronouns?

As Revolver notes,

Five of the thirty-two scholars will pursue a ridiculous masters degree in “Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.” Only a handful of honorees have biographies with no political buzzwords …

[A]n army of affirmative action choices and grievance politics specialists are presented as the best and brightest America has to offer. …

The Rhodes Scholarship is just a bauble for affirmative action beneficiaries and left-wing activists.

Like the Nobel Peace Prize and the New York Times, the Rhodes Scholarship has traded its prestige for moonbattery and is now a lame joke.

Maybe our woke ruling class is in on the joke, and passes out these awards so as to rub our noses in the debasement.

What was once an exercise in deception is now an overt humiliation ritual perpetrated against the public.

The solution is never to take seriously any award bestowed by the liberal establishment. In time, countermoonbats will develop their own, more meaningful awards.

On a tip from R F.

Dec 02 2020

Quota Craze Escalates

Having liberals in charge means mandated diversity — that is, systematic discrimination against whites, men, and those who do not publicly announce that they indulge in sexual deviancy. It means quotas.

Not all liberal tyranny is imposed by Big Government. Wall Street — which gave five times as much to Biden as to Trump, despite Biden’s Marxist rhetoric — can impose quotas on its own:

Nasdaq, the second-largest U.S. stock exchange, filed a proposal with the Securities and Exchange Commission that would mandate listed companies to have a minimum of two “diverse directors,” including one who “self-identifies as female and one who self-identifies as either an underrepresented minority or LGBTQ+.”

Meritocracy is no good because it discriminates against the unqualified. So our liberal ruling class is replacing it with an identity caste system that places hated white male heterosexuals at the bottom.

This form of bigotry will degenerate into total farce when normal white guys start “self-identifying” as gender-queer female Eskimos so as to keep their jobs.

The practice of requiring a quota for preferred sexual orientations and racial groups could run afoul of U.S. laws prohibiting discrimination based on race and sex.

That’s why it is so important that Democrats win the Georgia races and take control of the Senate. Then Harris I mean Biden can pack the Supreme Court. Laws will no longer be an obstacle to progress.

The rule would let foreign companies off easier than U.S. companies. Foreign companies would be able to fill the quota with two female directors, ignoring the requirement for an underrepresented racial minority or LGBTQ+ director.

Liberals are always more favorably disposed toward foreign countries, particularly hostile ones. For details, refer to Joe Biden’s foreign policy.

Companies that do not meet the quota would be forced to explain why they did not have directors with the preferred racial and sexual identities.

Not being able to find enough tokens who can compete on merit is unlikely to be accepted as an explanation. Companies will have to create dummy seats, paying people lavishly just to sit there and be diverse so that NASDAQ can impress us all with its devotion to coercive Cultural Marxism.

The announcement of the proposal included an endorsement by Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Once, the ACLU at least pretended to defend liberty. Now it openly advocates companies being forced to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, and sexuality.

NASDAQ’s President Nelson Griggs isn’t the only one who thinks candidates should be chosen by race:

House Majority Whip and South Carolina Congressman Jim Clyburn said in national media interviews this week he wants President-elect Joe Biden to appoint more Black people to prominent positions in the administration, Clyburn’s office confirmed.

Wonderful idea. Belligerently discriminating against people who aren’t black will end divisiveness and unite America.

Biden received 90% of the black vote. His constituents expect favoritism at everyone else’s expense. That’s how the identity politics game is played.

The quota craze isn’t limited to the USA. Consider the British government’s leftist propaganda service:

BBC Studios, the largest producer of content in Great Britain, is imposing a 20 percent diversity quota on all new productions…

The studio announced the quotas on Monday, saying in a press release that the new “inclusion rider” is effective immediately and will apply to on-screen talent and well as behind-the-scenes staff on all new BBC and third-party U.K. commissions. The rider targets so-called “BAME” individuals — black, Asian, minority ethnic people, as well as the disabled and low-income individuals.

Those in charge don’t need to worry that content produced by people chosen on the basis of politically favored identity rather than talent will degrade the quality of the output. Quality is to be judged according to quotas.

Society is not transformed by quotas alone:

“These initiatives are by no means a magic bullet and we’re also doing a lot of work on culture and education to make our teams more inclusive,” Ralph Lee, BBC Studios’ director of content, said in a statement.

You didn’t think the Cultural Marxist propaganda was going to let up, did you? Without a relentless barrage of brainwashing, the people being discriminated against might start to push back. One day, they might even grow bold enough to advance their own interests.

On tips from WDS, Chuck A, and ABC of the ANC.

Nov 30 2020

Willie Brown: California Senator Must Be Black Woman

The liberal establishment shrieks that anyone right of center needs to be silenced for being “racist.” The word “sexist” is also used as a cudgel. Meanwhile:

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is going on a media blitz demanding that California Gov. Gavin Newsom nominate a Black woman to succeed Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the United States Senate.

Maybe he should add another necessary qualification: being able to read and write. You might think that goes without saying, like the unspoken requirement that the candidate be a knee-jerk leftist. But with some of the candidates Democrats produce these days, you can’t be sure. Joe Biden can still read a teleprompter (usually), but we won’t know if he can write his name until he starts signing bills to ban firearms, hate speech, internal combustion engines, et cetera — and he doesn’t even have black woman status to compensate for his shortcomings.

Willie Brown isn’t just any former mayor. He’s a Democrat kingmaker — or queenmaker, in the case of Kamala Harris. No word on whether the black female Senate nominee has to go through his personal vetting process like Harris did.

Barks Brown:

“Why would you replace the only Black woman with somebody other than a Black person?”

Good thing whites don’t think that way. Since the USA was created by whites, no one else would be qualified for office. Fortunately for Willie Brown, Kamala Harris, and probably the next senator from California, white people are too racist to exclude other races.

On a tip from Bluto.

Nov 28 2020

Will Japan Embrace Dissolution by Diversity?

At least after Europe and the Anglosphere have finished flushing themselves into oblivion, Japan will still be around to keep alive the memory of Western Civilization. Then again, maybe not:

Toshimitsu Motegi is a politician for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and has served as the country’s Minister for Foreign Affairs since September 2019.

During a Q and A session, Motegi said his “national vision” meant “transforming Japan in the 21st century into a “diversified multiethnic society” by way of mass immigration from all over the world.

He even wants “resident foreigners” to vote. The LDP must follow the Democratic Party’s practice of redistributing taxpayer money to people from other countries in exchange for support.

Japan is 98.1 per cent ethnically Japanese, with the next most populous ethnicity being Chinese at just 0.5 per cent.

That’s one reason Japan hasn’t seen hundreds of race riots costing billions of dollars since coronavirus raised the pressure on social tensions.

The country has an extremely low crime rate and terrorism is very rare. Back in 2017, at the height of the refugee crisis, it was revealed that Japan had refused 99% of refugees, having accepted just 28 in 2016.

International pressure for Japan to walk the plank is underway. Motegi echoes the demand that the country obliterate itself.

They used to sing that there would always be an England. Thanks to mass immigration, we now know better. The same may hold true of Japan.

To survive, Japan needs to pick and choose what it takes from the West. By all means, adopt limited government, industrialization, capitalism, and the scientific method. But steer clear of Cultural Marxism.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Nov 27 2020

Unthanksgiving

Those of us who celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday are politically unclean and likely to incur the censorship inflicted by Big Tech. We were supposed to celebrate Unthanksgiving, as our information overlords at Google’s YouTube informed us:

Reading liberal propaganda sometimes requires a glossary:

Indigenous history = foolish propaganda glorifying Stone Age savagery in order to attack the legitimacy of Western Civilization.

Activism = Any form of public intimidation, from participating in Twitter mobs to shouting nonsense in people’s faces through a bullhorn to looting stores and setting fire to police stations.

Resistance = Culture war against all things American.

Big League Politics comments:

The holiday of Thanksgiving recognizes cooperation between New England Puritans and the American Indians living in the area. One would think this is something that liberals could get behind, but the Left has increasingly targeted the holiday for cultural destruction.

The last thing progressives want is for us to find common ground and work together constructively. The purpose of Cultural Marxism is not to build, but to destroy.

On tips from Stormfax and Kate P.

Nov 27 2020

Watermelons Are Now Inherently Racist

Under Cultural Marxism, a white guy like Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy cannot win. Heads, he’s a racist; tails, he’s a racist. It is an unforgivably racist faux pas to associate watermelons with blacks. However, it is also racist not to associate watermelons with blacks.

Via 'Nox & Friends:

[McCarthy] brought in a watermelon and smashed it with a sledgehammer to simulate what he wanted his defense to do when the Vikings had the ball in hand, and it worked.

His players loved it… all of his players, but the media heard about it and suddenly McCarthy is getting hit with the racist tag.

On behalf of the ultra-woke sports media, crybully thought cop Shannon Sharpe bellows that smashing watermelons “will not be tolerated”:

Per Shannon Sharpe’s decree, when we look at a watermelon, we must not see a watermelon. We must see only black people and their sacred oppression.

Watermelons are now inherently racist. Enjoy them while they are still legal.

On a tip from Dragon’s Lair.

Nov 17 2020

Harry Styles and the Two Marxisms

Paul Gottfried was right. Cultural Marxists are even worse than classical Marxist–Leninists. The latter only threatened us with slavery or nuclear obliteration. The former is turning Western men into Harry Styles:

Needless to say, the Twitter mob sneeringly and condescendingly denounced Candace Owens for believing that men should be masculine.

On a tip from Kate P.

Nov 17 2020

Four Core Principles of Leftism

Radicalized Democrats and the street thugs they egg on are not classical Marxists. Paul Gottfried holds that they are something worse still: cultural Marxists. Nonetheless, they advance the broader ideology of leftism, because they are driven by four defining leftist principles:

One is globalism or universalism, which in the case of the current left takes the form of a boundless revulsion for Western Christian society and its majority white population. …

The second quintessentially leftist principle that informs our cultural revolutionaries is the worship of equality as the highest value. …

The third leftist principle or practice is the call for expansions of what they call human rights, since the historically grounded natural rights do not advance equality or “human dignity,” by which they mean the extinction of social and historical distinctions. …

A fourth leftist belief concerns the putative fluidity and malleability of human nature, seen for example in the insistence that all gender identities are subject to change.

Classical Marxist–Leninists and modern moonbats are both driven by these principles to strive toward a globalist totalitarian dictatorship that will fundamentally transform us so that we are all the same, molded according to leftist specifications. The only difference between these groups is that since the Soviet Union fell, leftism has become ever more depraved.

As Gottfried observes, “Stalin, Castro, and Guevara would have precious little patience for today’s cultural revolutionaries.” Even that trio of fiends would have known enough to be disgusted by them.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

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