Lightning Round – 2016/07/27

Don’t give your word unless you mean to keep it.
Related: Dealing with failure.

Western civilization.

Toxic Arab masculinity.
Related: Ban assault trucks.
Related: Ideological statistics.

Meaning, globalism, and death.
Related: The demon of universal culture.

SWPL’s, Amerikaners, and the Alt-Right.
Related: Culturally tone deaf.

Progressive-approved colonialism.
Related: A HUD nightmare.

At the RNC.
Related: Alt-right at the RNC.

An analysis of Trump’s speech.
Related: On Trump’s nomination.
Related: Trump explains crony capitalism.
Related: The Trumpslide cometh.
Related: 5 reason Trump will win.
Related: Trump’s loyalty.

Conservatism in ruins.

DNC leaks and corruption.
Related: DNC Leaks: Bernie, Hispanics, and appointments.

Big sister and weaponized nerds.

Liberalism’s flying genetics monster.

Twilight of the Turkish secular deep state.
Related: Is Turkey now the fourth sovereign nation?
Related: Why Turkey’s coup failed.
Related: Why popular opinion can’t predict a coup.

The arc of Russia.

The necessity of the Butlerian Jihad.

Free trade is not conservative.

Power, sex, and suicide.

Complementarianism and the Duluth model. More.
Related: The evolving position on spiritual headship.
Related: Kierkegaard on Christian scholarship.

Getting off the reservation of the female imperative.

Data and sexual attraction.

Gamma is real.

Let the gold timers starve.

Science is downstream of politics.
Related: The crisis in science.

On Ashkenazi ancestry.

Some great newspeak from the NYT.

The Rabid Puppies ballot.

Waterstones: a bookstore that is thriving.

Waiting gets you killed.

The 6 civilizations.
Related: Quick notes on the big 6. Egypt.

Tor compromised.

 

Lightning Round – 2016/07/20

The final piece on Grant and Canadian tradition.

Conservative zugzwang.
Related: Stephen Douglas conservatives.
Related: The submission of Ross Douthat.

The future is arriving.

Hitlers in the Austrian judiciary.

National(ist) security.
Related: Nydwracu bows out.

The failure of separation of church and state.

It won’t be fun but you must endure.
Related: Advice for interesting times.
Related: Entropy and the pumps.

4GW in Dallas and a cop’s perspective.
Related: Fear & loathing in Dallas.
Related: Waiting for the singularity.
Related: America unravelling.

Politics: high, low, red, and blue.

The fall of anarch-topia.

Anti-Dem short takes.

The terrible legacy of Matt Drudge.

The dire problem.

America’s attempt at restarting the Spanish Civil War.

A tribal Catholic’s last straw.

Male sexuality through apes and dinosaurs.
Related: Boogie Nights.

Not like in the movies.

Study: No anti-women bias in tech interviews.

Problematic soccer fans.

The banks rigging the stock market.

Confessions of a neocon assassin.

Our dumb world.

Trump on the path to victory.

The white faces of BLM.

On Wheaton’s Mensa speech.

Is transgenderism related to autism?

Tanks for sale.

The wikipedian war targets Auerbach.

 

3 Thought on the Hillary Case

You’ve probably already heard that Hillary was let off scot-free for what would have gotten almost anybody else a few years in rape-me-in-the-ass prison. This is not what I say, by-the-by, it is explicit in the FBI statement:

To be clear, this is not to suggest that in similar circumstances, a person who engaged in this activity would face no consequences. To the contrary, those individuals are often subject to security or administrative sanctions. But that is not what we are deciding now.”

I’m not going to rant on how this is an injustice, because that is obvious. Instead, I’m going to comment on the commentors, particularly the conservative ones.

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First, a lot of conservatives have been going on about how rule of law is dead, Mr. Wright is the example I’ll use. No offence to Mr. Wright, I do like and respect him, but this is old news, the rule of law has been dead for at least a century, probably more.

We’ve had rule by judge since, at least, 1905 (Ted Colt points to 1886), when the Supreme Court decided to redefine the words ‘insterstate commerce’ to functionally mean ‘all commerce, including intrastate commerce, when the federal government wants to regulate it’. That rule of law is dead has been quite blatant since at least 1937, when Roosevelt tried to pack the Supreme Court so that judges would rule in his favour, that the judges ruled, not the law. Rule by judge is not rule of law however much confusion our system spreads around this issue.

Clinton being let off under prosecutorial discretion is just one highlight in this long-time reality.

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One a somewhat similar note, some conservatives, Matt Walsh being the example I’ll use, have wondered that if they have denounced Trump for his failings will the left reciprocate on Hillary.

The answer is, of course, no they won’t. The left aren’t as foolish and self-defeating as the conservatives. The left likes winning, while professional conservatives like preening about integrity. The leftists would happily rape their country to attain power, conservatives gladly watch their country be raped as long as they can pretend moral superiority.

“Sure, my wife may wake up crying each night but at least I didn’t stoop to dirtying my hands with her rapist’s blood, else I would have been just as bad as him.”

The left have their own principles and they don’t give a shit about yours. Just because you follow their principles does not mean they’ll follow yours.

That some conservatives will actually point out that liberals fail to live up to conservative standards like they are making a incisive and deadly criticism only shows their own foolishness and weakness. Catering to the enemy is not integrity, it is failure; turning on your own is not principled, it is disloyalty.

Remember, no enemies to the right.

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A lot of cuckservatives have also been commenting on how the news cycle moved from Hillary to Trump when Trump said something blatantly true about Saddam, that he was bad but he kept terrorists in check and the Iraq War destabilized the region.

Now, Trump’s being saying this exact same thing since last year. The media only jumped on it now to move attention away from Hillary’s corruption. Instead of pointing out the media’s blatantly opportunistic and biased pivot, the cuckservatives have instead followed the media’s lead in attacking Trump for keeping on his isolationist message

Somehow, the cuckservative’s know the reason for the pivot, but instead of attacking the pivot and those behind it are running with it and doing the left’s job for them. At this point, it’s getting hard to tell if the cuck’s are just gloriously incompetent or if they are actively agents of the left.

Lightning Round – 2016/07/06

Finding your mission.

Why the world is rebelling against experts.
Related: We don’t care about experts any more.

On hate.

On neocameralism.

Francis on McCarthy.

America is dead.

Give education to the RCC.

Brazilification.

She hates to say it.

Magical thinking doomed the Eurogeist.
Related: The spectre of nationalism.
Related: Elite in-fighting.
Related: Free trade as a bait and switch.
Related: Brexit explained.
Related:How to give effect to Brexit.
Related: The mask comes off.

Austrian election nulled after anti-nationalist electoral irregularities.

When State tried to end Vietnam in ’63.

Acquiring immunity to magic.
Related: Pygmy’s and cannibalism.
Related: Progress and demons.

The collapse of the Israeli left.

US options in the Ukraine.

What the 6-point star insanity is about.

Liberal club.

Right-wing Gramscism.

Despair in pastel.

Teaching boys to be beta.

In defence of all-male spaces.

Are young women sincere about wanting to be married?

Dalrock and Wilson on marriage counseling.

Eat, Pray, Love women divorces man she abandoned family for.

New book argues Europeans settled the America’s first.

MRI’s create too many false positives, rending thousands of papers wrong.

How to handle entryism.

On anti-GG wiki-editor Gamaliel.

On Yvette Felarca and BAMN.

Possible SJW convergence at Baen?

On Game of Thrones demographics.

Trump’s job plan speech.

H/T: SDA, VD

Lightning Round – 2016/06/29

The official NRx subreddit.

Owned government.

Brexit wins the referendum.
Related: The complications of Brexit.
Related: Mexit or Brexit: Vote leave.
Related: Cracks in Babel.
Related: All slopes are slippery.
Related: Immigrants for Remain.
Related: Soros on Brexit.
Related: Quotes on Brexit.

Mass shootings make sense in a democracy.
Related: 64% of the last 25 mass shooters were diverse.

Byzantium and the alt-right.

The Canadian tradition.

Restoring Brazil’s monarchy.

I’ve been listed in the nazi detector. Have you?

How many millions of Americans were internal refugees from crime?

Reflecting on a dead body.

The decline of entrepreneurship in America.

The death of white identitarian politics.
Counterpoint: The rise of nationalism.

Our evil elites.
Related: Elite disloyalty.

A short, illustrative tale.

The Ford Foundation New Voices Fellowship.

Literal cucks are mad.

Trump on Americanism and America First.
Related: Fact-checking Trump.

Xi’s purges.

On Garrison Keillor.

The Orthodox resist modernization.

The feminized police force and army.

The source of women’s discontent with housework.

A trainwreck of a marriage.

The problem of peer review.

AI’s “white guy problem”.

More on the pygmies.

SC blocks Obama’s amnesty plan.

Buzzfeed: Democrats literally crazier than Republicans.

Disney’s anti-father contempt.

USAF vet forcibly removed for mentioning God at flag-folding ceremony.

No Enemies to the Right

I’ve seen No Enemies to the Right (NEttR) come under scrutiny over the last while, most recently and prominently by Land. I’m going to clarify the issue a bit.

As I’ve written before, we on the right should point our guns at our true enemies, the left, and, occassionally, the traitorous moderates. We should avoid turning on each other. We should avoid attacking allies, even if they are overzealous, degenerate, wrong on certain base principles, or if they have tactics we disagree with.

When first formulated, NEttR had a slightly different formulation though than simply not attacking fellow rightests. When originally used a few years back (can’t find the links), it meant no attacking people from the left. You could not criticize people for being more right then you, ie. you never criticize from the left, always from the right. For example, you don’t criticize a anarcho-capitalist for insufficent economic justice, that would be criticizing from the left. It instead you criticize him for the problems created by a lack of legitimate authority, ie. from the right. Criticizing a 14/88er for being racist is from the left and is verboten; criticizing a 14/88er for being a nationalist rather than a thedist is fine as it is from the right.

I agree with both the old formulation and the new formulation. In that there’s a difference between attack and criticize. You don’t attack someone else on the right, but you can criticize, as long as your criticism is that they are insufficiently rightward. You never attack or criticize someone for being insufficiently left. (Remember, right is order, left is chaos. Any criticism should be that the person is not sufficiently promoting order).

We should always be signalling right. But we should not become stupid about it to the point where we devour our own or promote stupidity. Ideological purity is nice, but don’t be concerned to the point where it becomes counter-productive. Attacking everyone for some minor ideological deviation will only alienate people. Instead, try to encourage and convince them towards your point of view with reason and argumentation. As well, continually trying to one-up others in a “righter than thou” holiness competition is to be avoided. This is not a status game.

NEttR does not mean that we can’t criticize, it means we can’t criticize people for being more right than us. In Land’s case, we should not critize the assassin for excessive rightward zeal or for being an extremist. We can criticize him for promoting chaos (ie: promoting leftism), for promoting evil, or for his actions being strategically or tactically unsound. The attitude to others within the right should be “I admire his passion for the cause, but he went too far by committing this counter-productive evil.”

Criticism of other rightests should always be internal. We should never criticize other rightests to leftists. Never virtue signal to the left. Our public attitude towards our extremists to the the centre and left should be the Mutt and Jeff routine. When talking about rightests we don’t agree with to the left, our general stance should be “While I don’t agree with him and he went too far, you have to agree that he has some valid points. Maybe we could appease people like him by adopting [something moderately right].” One of the major reasons leftists win is because rightests denounce their extremists (ex: abortion-clinic bombers), while leftists play Mutt and Jeff with theirs (ex: communist and Islamic terrorists).

Similarly, some allies are ideologically impure, degenerate, or otherwise distasteful in ways other extremism. Milo, Roosh, and Spencer (Edit: Looks like I was confused. My apologies to Mr. Spencer) are some of the bigger examples. In these cases, the old Bedouin proverb comes in handy: “I against my brother, my brother and I against my cousin, and my cousin and I against the stranger”. We are not biological family, but we are ideological family. Just as in a real family, we may not like or agree with some people, we may find their choices distasteful or wrong, but they are still ours. We have concentric ideological circles, and at each circle, we should always rally facing outwards. When someone in one those circles outside us gets attacked from the left, we should support them for what right thing they have. Allies are useful and we have few of them. Extremists and distasteful allies should be used not rejected. Once the restoration has succeeded, then we can sort out our internal differences.

Finally, loyalty is a two-way street. There is no need to help traitors. Those on the right who are constantly attacking other rightests, especially if they’re doing so from the left, or who betray their allies deserve nothing. Disloyalty is chaotic and disordered, it is leftist and these rules don’t apply to them; feel free to attack (but always from the right). If they repent, let off and allow them to prove themselves.

So here’s the basic rules of No Enemies to the Right we should all follow:

1) Never attack or denounce a fellow rightest. Entryists, traitorous “moderates” and R(ightests)INO are fair game.

2) Never attack or alienate an ally. If you dislike them, ignore them.

3) Rational critique is not an attack.

4) Rational critique is not personal. Keep personal drama private.

5) Criticism of rightests should always have the audience of other rightests. Never criticize rightests to leftists.

6) All criticism should be from the right. Never criticize from the left.

7) Always signal right.

8) This is not a holiness competition. Don’t don’t be stupidly excessive when signalling right.

9) Don’t denounce extremists. Remember, Mutt and Jeff.

10) Zeal is good and should be commended, stupidity is not and should be criticized.

11) Always rally facing outwards at our concentric ideological circles.

12) Support those attacked from the left, even if the person is more left than you.

13) None of this applies to the disloyal or traitorous.

Lightning Round – 2016/06/22

Islam, men, and progressivism: divide and conquer.

Driving through dying blue towns.
Related: A desire to avoid Brazilification.
Related: Anarchy in the USA.
Related: Trump saying what others won’t dare.
Related: The impossibility of open borders.

Rival victimhoods in Orlando.
Related: The Orlando murderer was probably gay and theologically ignorant.
Related: The 3 hour wait and the police retreat.

Closing down the ghettos.

How King Tommen won like a boss.

The distrustful youth.

Jim on rape.
Related: The thorny issue of rape.
Related: Time for a temperance movement.

Don’t talk to the media.

The NYT does what it does best. More.
Related: Journalistic irony.
Related: Gersh Kuntzman on firing an AR-15.

Looking for love in the wrong places.
Related: The constitution con.

Land against the activists. More.

George Grant and the liberalization of Canada.

The fundamental skill of sociology.

Reactionary Tree makes a reading list.

On Brexit.

On apostasy.

Hook-up culture stats.

The Swiss draft.

On “harassment”.

Against dog whistles.

Twitter user @Real_PeerReview gone after doxing threats.

On pygmy’s.