Former Federal PIG Predicts National-Anarchist Revolution in America Reply

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In decades, not centuries, we will split apart like the Soviet Union into a loose confederation of autonomous states. People will refer to us like they do that area of the Balkans now known as The Former Yugoslavia, or similarly to the way Russia and its old republics are now known, as the old Soviet Union.

If the goal of this nation is reflected in our motto of E Pluribus Unum, out of many, one; then truly this 200-plus year experiment in representative democracy and melding ethnicities has failed, and failed spectacularly.

Here are some similar sentiments from Michael O’Meara of The Occidental Quarterly and from Christian Reconstructionist Gary North. Read this stuff and then go back and watch the old videos of Jerry Rubin from my last post. Isn’t it interesting that the radical right is now saying a lot of the same stuff as the radical left from the 60s?

Remembering the Great Jerry Rubin Reply

This guy was a hero of mine during my youth. Watching this stuff again 25 years later, I can’t say there’s much that I don’t still agree with.

Rubin battles good liberal Phil Donahue: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four

Down with Schools! Part One, Part Two

On the Joe Pyne Show before he adopted his “crazed hippie” persona. Pyne was the Bill O’Reilly of that time. Btw, Pyne interviews George Lincoln Rockwell here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three

Rubin later became a yuppie businessman in New York. These are some interviews from that time. Btw, I met Rubin at a debate in 1987:

Yippie to Yuppie, On the Sixties

So Much for Liberal "Diversity" 1

Pat Buchanan nails it.

If Kagan is confirmed, the Court will consist of three Jews and six Catholics (who represent not quite a fourth of the country), but not a single Protestant, though Protestants remain half the nation and our founding faith.

If Kagan is confirmed, three of the four justices nominated by Democratic presidents will be from New York City: Kagan from the Upper West Side, Sotomayor from the Bronx, Ruth Bader Ginsburg from Brooklyn. Breyer is from San Francisco.

What kind of diversity is this—either in geography or life experience?

While Sotomayor went to Yale Law School, the other three liberals went to Harvard, though Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from Columbia. Seems a fairly narrow range for a party that once claimed to be America’s party.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tied for first in her class at Columbia, but neither Obama nominee is academically distinguished. Sotomayor called herself an “affirmative action baby” who, at Princeton, was urged to read children’s books in the summer to improve her reading and writing skills. Kagan never served as a judge, never litigated a case before being named solicitor general, never wrote a book or anything else anyone has turned up that manifests real legal scholarship.

From her Princeton thesis on the sad demise of 20th-century socialism, to her tears at the defeat of the radical liberal Senate candidate Elizabeth Holtzman in 1980, to her hostility to the U.S. military on the Harvard campus while dean of the law school, Kagan has revealed herself to be one more Ivy League leftist anxious to use a lifetime seat on the court, winning the plaudits of her peers by imposing her ideology on a nation that has never voted for it.

Updated News Digest May 14-16, 2010 Reply

“Marcuse Is Dead…And We Have Killed Him.” -Quagmire, ATS Reader

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Community Organizing and National-Anarchism presentation by Andrew Yeoman

Tribal Anarchism Video Series Parts One, Two, Three, Four

United Anarchism Vs United Nationism

Fall of the New World Order

The Tyranny of “Tolerance”

“Isn’t it ironic that the government can criminally charge citizens with ‘conspiracy’ (an agreement or a partnership, not an action), but when a citizen even mentions that there is ample evidence (provided by the government’s own documents) that the government can and does conspire to commit and does commit various felonies, they are mocked, vilified, and labeled as kooks?

When the government came for militia, I remained silent; I was not militia.
When they locked up the religious conservatives, I remained silent; I was an atheist.
When they came for the bloggers, I remained silent; I was not a blogger.
When they came for the Muslims, I remained silent; I was not Muslim. When the came for me, there was no one left to speak out.”

Eli Cryderman

“There’s no difference between cops and outlaws.” Kim Fowley

Wars Do Not Increase Our Freedom by Tom Mullen

The Erosion of Civil Liberties: This President is the Worst Yet by Glenn Greenwald

The Downward Slope of Empire Chalmers Johnson interviewed by Harvey Kreisler

Creating Times Square Terror by Stephen Walt

Is the War Coming Home? by Pat Buchanan

Ending the Neoconservative Nightmare by Daniel Levy

Sympathy for the Devil, BP by Kevin Carson

Anarchism and the Labor Movement by Anna Morgenstern

The Degeneration of America Into a Caste System by Kevin Carson

George Donnelly, Political Prisoner by Thomas Knapp

Strategic Murder by Darian Worden

Idiocracy Rising by William Norman Grigg

When the Personal is not Political by Maury2K

Tea Party Blows Its Cool by Maury2K

White Devil Theory of History by Maury2K

First Greece, Then the U.S. by Gary Barnett

The Death of the Euro by Jim Rogers

A “Duty to Die”? by Thomas Sowell

Elena Kagan, Gun Grabber by David Kopel

Stop Crazed PIG Raids by Paul Armentano

Bill Buckley: The Making of a Warmonger by David Gordon

The Great H.L. Mencken

PIGS on the Attack in Burbank by Tricia Shore

No, the System Did Not Work! by Bill Anderson

Iraq: The Endless Occupation by Justin Raimondo

Obama’s Drug War Strategy: Still a Long Way to Go by Ethan Nadelmann

NYC PIGS Forced to Apologize to Rape Victim by Graham Rayman

New Gay Sex Scandal on the Christian Right by David Rosen

Are Liberals Anti-WASP? by Pat Buchanan

Putting Whitey in His Place by Paul Gottfried

“Movement Conservative” Dinosaurs Still Stuck in the 80s by Dan Phillips

Pro-Immigration Activists Are Their Own Worst Enemy by Filmer

“The Italians were called wops, the Jews were called hymies, I was of course a greaseball, and every Hispanic was a spic. Well, we all got along famously! It was rough, but it was fine.”

-Taki Theodoracopulos

“The “clash of civilizations” is, in a very literal sense, a clash of God and Mammon. The Islamic revolutionaries are driven by a fanatical devotion to their god and the promises they believe he has made to them if only they take up arms on his behalf. The nations of the West are driven by an almost as fanatical devotion to Mammon, that is, to wealth, luxury, power, pleasure and privilege. Further, the culture of the West combines this unabashedly materialist ethos with rejection of strength and discipline in favor of a maternalistic emphasis on health, safety, “sensitivity”, “self-esteem”, “potential”, “personal growth”, “getting in touch with one’s inner child”, “feelings” and other concepts common to pop culture psychobabble. Of course, the socio-cultural ramifications of this is to create a society of weaklings, mediocrities and crybabies.”

-Keith Preston

See You in Hell by Grim Reaper

Wasted Years by Iron Maiden

Life is war and conflict, struggle and strife, from conception till death…Never shall the lion lie down peacefully with the lamb…”

Why are those who espouse Univeral Love, Tolerance, and ‘Human Brotherhood,’ usually the most screwed up people you’ve ever met, socially and emotionally? Not to mention some of the nastiest and most self-centered narcissists around?”

-Chris Donnellan

“What You Believe is Not as Important as What You Do.”

-Andrew Yeoman

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A Nation of Sheep, Ruled by Wolves, Owned by Pigs

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Liberty and Populism: Building An Effective Resistance Movement for North America

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“The king is most wounded by ridicule.” -Thomas Hobbes

C4SS: Find Your Political Philosophy 7

The Center for a Stateless Society has a new version of one of those “find your political philosophy” quizzes up. This is actually much better than most others I’ve encountered. There are more questions and the questions are more nuanced and varied in content. Here are my results:

67% Economic Leftist (Economic Leftist / Economic Rightist)
81% Anarchist (Anarchist / Statist)
100% Anti-Militarist (Anti-Militarist / Militarist)
74% Socio-Cultural Liberal (Socio-Cultural Liberal / Socio-Cultural Conservative)
77% Civil Libertarian (Civil Libertarian / Civil Authoritarian)

The True Colors of the Academic Left 6

Is the purpose of education to inform and to promote critical thinking? Not according to the late leftist-postmodernist philosopher Richard Rorty:

“It seems to me that the regulative idea that we heirs of the Enlightenment, we Socratists, most frequently use to criticize the conduct of various conversational partners is that of ‘needing education in order to outgrow their primitive fear, hatreds, and superstitions’ … It is a concept which I, like most Americans who teach humanities or social science in colleges and universities, invoke when we try to arrange things so that students who enter as bigoted, homophobic, religious fundamentalists will leave college with views more like our own … The fundamentalist parents of our fundamentalist students think that the entire ‘American liberal establishment’ is engaged in a conspiracy. The parents have a point. Their point is that we liberal teachers no more feel in a symmetrical communication situation when we talk with bigots than do kindergarten teachers talking with their students … When we American college teachers encounter religious fundamentalists, we do not consider the possibility of reformulating our own practices of justification so as to give more weight to the authority of the Christian scriptures. Instead, we do our best to convince these students of the benefits of secularization. We assign first-person accounts of growing up homosexual to our homophobic students for the same reasons that German schoolteachers in the postwar period assigned The Diary of Anne Frank… You have to be educated in order to be … a participant in our conversation … So we are going to go right on trying to discredit you in the eyes of your children, trying to strip your fundamentalist religious community of dignity, trying to make your views seem silly rather than discussable. We are not so inclusivist as to tolerate intolerance such as yours … I don’t see anything herrschaftsfreiHerrschaft [domination] of people like me, and to have escaped the grip of their frightening, vicious, dangerous parents … I am just as provincial and contextualist as the Nazi teachers who made their students read Der Stürmer; the only difference is that I serve a better cause.

"Kagan is the Last Person We Need on the Court." Reply

Yikes! Raimondo confirms my suspicions.

The “progressives” have spent a lot of time and energy, recently, trying to “expose” the “dark underside” of the Tea Party movement, and the liberal media has conducted a determined albeit unconvincing propaganda campaign against “right-wing extremism,” which is supposed to represent the main threat to our well-being at the moment. Yet I would argue that none of these movements – being out of power, and largely not the bigoted potentially violent knuckle-draggers their opponents characterize them as – are a tenth as dangerous as the we-know-what’s-good-for-you “progressives” of Obama’s Nanny State.

Married to the concept of an endless “war on terrorism,” progressives of Kagan’s sort represent an imminent menace: an authoritarian tendency that could usher in an era of internal repression such as only writers of dystopian science fiction have previously imagined.

Instead of abolishing the Bush era expansions of unlimited government power, they are building on them – and upping the ante. With their boundless faith in government power as an essentially beneficent force in the world, and their pathetic eagerness to prove their “national security” bona fides, this administration is potentially far more of a threat to our civil liberties than the Bush people ever were – and the Kagan nomination is yet more evidence this malign potential is being fully realized.

The final nail in the coffin of the Kagan nomination, as far as I’m concerned, is her close association, for a number of years, with the firm of Goldman Sachs, serving on its legal “advisory board.” This board is being portrayed, by Kagan’s defenders, as a chiefly ceremonial body, which held a few conferences and did nothing much else. This is given as a reason to downplay the Goldman Sachs connection, but it doesn’t ameliorate the moral meaning of her role in putting a legalistic face on the naked avarice and influence-buying engaged in by those crooks.

The Cultural Marxist Long March Continues 3

I’ve been trying to find out more info about Obama’s latest nominee to the US Supreme Court. Here’s her Wikipedia entry and some relevant commentary from David Yeagley. Assuming that the info in the Wikipedia article is accurate, this is what I find most interesting about Elena Kagan:

During her deanship, Kagan supported a long-standing policy barring military recruiters from campus, because she felt that the military’s Don’t ask, don’t tell policy discriminated against gays and lesbians. According to Campus Progress,

As dean, Kagan supported a lawsuit intended to overturn the Solomon Amendment so military recruiters might be banned from the grounds of schools like Harvard. When a federal appeals court ruled the Pentagon could not withhold funds, she banned the military from Harvard’s campus once again. The case was challenged in the Supreme Court, which ruled the military could indeed require schools to allow recruiters if they wanted to receive federal money. Kagan, though she allowed the military back, simultaneously urged students to demonstrate against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

In October 2003, Kagan transmitted an e-mail to students and faculty deploring that military recruiters had shown up on campus in violation of the school’s anti-discrimination policy. It read, “This action causes me deep distress. I abhor the military’s discriminatory recruitment policy.” She also wrote that it was “a profound wrong — a moral injustice of the first order.”

I’m all for barring military recruitment on college campuses. During my days as a student leftist in the 1980s, I was involved in the movement to oppose CIA recruitment on campuses. The reason for this was that the various destabilization and counterinsurgency campaigns in which the CIA played a principal role has resulted in the deaths of millions of people. The reasons to oppose military recruitment on campuses might include, say, the million or so people killed in the present Iraq war, or the invasion of Iraq under false pretenses.

Beyond that, a lot of military recruiting is also done under false pretenses. Some years ago, I was managing a restaurant that had an Army and Marine recruiting office next door. Many of the workers I supervised were high school and college aged, and every day the recruiters would aggressively pursue them as they ventured into the parking lot on their way to work. They would use the wildest lies imaginable as a recruiting tool, like telling one kid that military service would help him advance his preferred career as a rapper (I kid you not. They really said that.)

But apparently Ms. Kagan isn’t particularly worried about any of this compared with the great atrocity of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” In other words, it’s no big deal to recruit unsuspecting youth under false pretense to go engage in aggressive war under even greater false pretenses, and to kill millions of people in the process. But it’s an awful thing to refuse to allow out-of-the-closet homos to join in the fun. Some more examples of Ms. Kagan’s legal wisdom:

First Amendment Center and the Cato Institute later expressed concern over arguments Kagan advanced as a part of her role as solicitor general. For example, during her time as Solicitor General, Kagan prepared a brief defending a law later ruled unconstitutional that would have criminalized depictions of animal cruelty

At her confirmation hearing, Kagan also drew criticism for arguing that battlefield law, including indefinite detention without a trial, could apply outside of traditional battlefields.

This is consistent with what I have been saying for some time about the present direction of American society. The cultural hard left is in the process of becoming a new ruling class, and this is a process that has been building up gradually since the 1970s. This rising cultural hard left has in the process of its ascension abandoned the anti-establishment ideas of 60s radicalism, and instead made its peace with the forces of State, Capital, and Empire in return for ruling class support for the advancement of the hard left’s social agenda. This cultural hard left that is in the process of seizing power through its alliance with the plutocracy and banking cartels has no qualms about using the police/military state it has inherited from past regimes (like those of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, may they both rot in hell forever) to eliminate its political opponents. Hence, conventional civil liberties like free speech and the rights of the accused to a fair trial can be compromised or eliminated entirely, yet there must never be a hint of “discrimination” against groups favored by the Left. What this will eventually produce, of course, is a totalitarian state organized as a caste system where individual rights are based merely on group identity, and group rights are based on claims of having been oppressed according to PC ideology.

The Tea Party Jacobins Reply

This piece from the New York Review of Books is a relatively decent discussion of the growing anti-state movement, albeit from the disparaging perspective of an Establishment liberal. The main criticism I have of this is that it gives the Tea Party types too much credit for being more radical than they actually are.

What I Believe 2

This is a statement of my positions that I just posted during the course of a discussion on a Facebook friend’s page.

If I had to summarize my outlook in a few points, I’d say my current positions are a synthesis of these:

-Chomsky’s critique of US foreign policy fused with the neo-isolationism of Buchanan/Ron Paul/Lew Rockwell, etc.

-Thomas Szasz’s critique of the therapeutic state fused by Bill Lind’s and Paul Gottfried’s critique of Cultural Marxism

-Hans Herman Hoppe’s critique of welfare-statist mass democracy

-Kevin Carson’s critique of the relationship between the state and capitalism

-Richard Lawrence Miller’s critique of the domestic American police state

-The European New Right critique of mass immigration and multiculturalism

-Martin Van Creveld’s theories on fourth generation warfare and the decline of the state

-The traditional anarchist critique of the state as a criminal gang writ large; one of the best introductory essays I know of that provides a good overview of the anarchist position is Kirkpatrick Sale’s “The ‘Necessity’ of the State”

-Nietzsche’s critique of the impact of nihilism on Western civilization

-Carl Schmitt’s critique of the contradictions of liberalism

-The elites theorists ideas on the impossibility of egalitarianism

There are plenty of sidestreams to all of this, of course, but this is the gist of it. Most of my other writings or ideas have to do with strategic considerations, and the practical implications of the above.

Anarchists Attacked by Fascists in San Francisco 12

Watch the news report here. Read the story about it here. Felony criminal charges have been brought against two of the attackers.

[Note: This incident will likely generate a lot of activity through the state’s court system. Therefore, please do not place comments on the internet threatening retaliation, or discussing the details of the case beyond what is publicly available through ordinary media sources.]

It Takes a Tribe! 12

Spot on analysis of the Tea Parties from Andrew Yeoman at AltRight.

What’s most surprised me about the Tea Party phenomenon is the vitriolic manner in which prominent social commentators have attacked the protestors. Noam Chomsky, for instance, recently dismissed the Tea Party as a “fascist” movement. Though unlike the current President in office, the Tea Party isn’t demanding more government control over healthcare, the economy, and our daily lives.

Politically speaking, it would be far wiser for libertarian-minded and antiwar people to get behind the Tea Party. Same for Left wing anarchists who — despite what they call themselves — are against the Tea Party’s call for less taxes and less government.

At any rate, the best thing the Tea Party has done has been to provoke the “culture warriors” of the Establishment to show their true partisan colors. Eventually, Tea Party activists will notice who is consistently on their side and who is against them.

Most Tea Partiers Support the American Empire 3

So says an informal poll from the Code Pink ladies.

This is about what I would have expected. But there’s some light:

The 15 people who wanted to dismantle the web of foreign military bases included Josh Little, a college student from Alexandria, Virginia. Josh said that his grandfather helped overthrow Hitler, but that was 60 years ago and it was high time for us to leave Germany. “I’d say the same for Japan, Korea and all of Europe. They can take care of themselves.”

One of the most sophisticated people I talked to all day was 22-year-old college student Andrew Barth from College Park, Maryland. “The hawks represent the old guard — so do both the Republican and the Democratic parties. With a few exceptions, they all love war and empire. But a small-government movement worth its salt can’t just be anti-Washington, it has to be anti-empire. If not, I’m outta here.”

It sounds like the younger generation of right-wing radicals needs a new home. Here we are.

Chomsky's Slide Into Reactionary Liberalism Continues 18

“I have never seen anything like this in my lifetime,” Chomsky added. “I am old enough to remember the 1930s. My whole family was unemployed. There were far more desperate conditions than today. But it was hopeful. People had hope. The CIO was organizing. No one wants to say it anymore but the Communist Party was the spearhead for labor and civil rights organizing. Even things like giving my unemployed seamstress aunt a week in the country. It was a life. There is nothing like that now. The mood of the country is frightening. The level of anger, frustration and hatred of institutions is not organized in a constructive way. It is going off into self-destructive fantasies.”

Umm, excuse me, but since when does an anarchist get upset about “hatred of institutions”? And how in God’s name do the Tea Party dullards and Rush Limbaugh fans compare to the upheaval’s of the 60s? Those years included regular armed combat between the police and the Black Panthers, violent street fights between cops and student protesters, seizure of the grounds of major university campuses like Columbia and Yale by student rebels, gunning down student protesters by the National Guard at Kent State, assassinations of major public officials like the Kennedys and King, the Weathermen bombing the Capitol building in D.C., vigilante killings of civil rights protesters by the KKK, tens of thousands of Americans killed in Vietnam, antiwar protests with hundreds of thousands of marchers, COINTELPRO, assassination of radical leaders like Fred Hampton by the FBI, assassinations of cops by black militants, and too much more to mention.

I would agree with Chomsky that today the vanguard of militant protest has moved from the far Left to the far Right, which is why I’ve made a similar move throughout my radical career. Has Noam ever considered that maybe there’s a good reason for that? That maybe the Left and liberalism has become a reactionary force? That maybe there are issues that the Left is worthless on and does not address? Noam is starting sound a lot like right-wing conservatives talking about the antiwar movement in the 60s, and damn if Chomsky’s rhetoric doesn’t sound a lot like Bill Clinton.

Enemies of the State Reply

Good piece on AltRight today from Richard Spencer.

I posted this response, which is in the same vein as some of my other recent comments here:

“…there have certainly been “red scares” in the past, and “Islamic extremists” are on the loose, but the state’s enemies du jour are caricatures of traditionalist Middle Americans. “

I think much of this can be explained by the fact that as traditional forms of out-group hostility (the usual laundry list of isms, archies, and phobias) have become more and more socially unacceptable and politically taboo, the state has had to find new targets in its perpetual quest for self-expansion. The most easy targets are those groups who are unpopular with educated, affluent liberals and the cultural and intellectual elite: religious fundamentalists, “racists,” bizarre cults, gun nuts, poor whites, Southerners, rednecks, supposed “anti-Semites,” on down the line, perhaps intertwined with more conventional outgroups who never made it onto the Left’s Pantheon of the Oppressed: drug users, prostitutes, poor blacks (as opposed to the Obama carbon-copies that liberals prefer). Essentially, these kinds of groups comprise what amounts to “the new niggers” in the eyes of the liberal establishment.

Race and Drugs 2

Greg Johnson of The Occidental Quarterly has an interesting piece on drug legalization from a white nationalist perspective. Read it here.

It really sinks in what a scam the War on Drugs really is when even the “fascists” see through it. I’ve seen similar comments in the past from such figures as Tom Metzger and Gary “stone homos to death” North.

The drug war is one of those issues that really demonstrates the insincerity of liberalism. Many people are inclined to think of drug prohibition as a conservative, law and order project rooted in the values of religious puritanism.  That is not really the case. Drug prohibition has its roots in the “progressive” era of American politics, as did alcohol prohibition, and liberals have often been the most vocal supporters of the drug war. Liberal politicians like the late Tip O’Neill and Joe Biden authored some of the most onerous drug war legislation of the 1980s, and liberal New Yorkers like Charlie Rangel and Charles Schumer have been staunch drug warriors.

The Left likes to pride itself on its defense of traditional outgroups: blacks, Jews, Catholics, immigrants, gays, feminists, transexuals, on down the line. Users of those drugs disapproved of by the cultural majority (marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, etc. as opposed to alcohol, nicotine, prozac, and valium) certainly fall into this category. But for some odd reason drug users never really found their way into liberalism’s Pantheon of the Oppressed, the occasional left-libertarian, ACLU-type not withstanding.

Rarely does the Left raise this issue unless it can get some racial mileage out of it, e.g. by pointing out the racial disparity in drug arrests and rates of imprisonment. To be sure, there is no policy currently being pursued by the American regime that is more harmful to black Americans than the drug war. Yet, it is incorrect to understand the drug war in terms of race. First, there is the obvious feature that it is just as illegal for whites to use certain drugs as it is for the various racial minorities, and there are certainly plenty of whites in jail or prison today for drug “offenses.” Secondly, it makes no sense that in a society where open expressions of racism have become the ultimate sin that the drug war would be waged solely for the purpose of persecuting blacks.

A more reasonable explanation for the drug war is that as certain kinds of  traditional out-group hostilities have become less and less socially and politically acceptable, the state has had to intensify its attacks on other groups. This has been particularly true as the state has sought to radically expand its policing powers in recent decades. An interesting irony is that despite the Left’s persistent hysteria over “fascism” one of the policies currently being pursued by the American state that most closely resembles stereotypical fascism is one that the Left has been utterly useless in opposing. If the Left took its “anti-fascist” rhetoric seriously it would be shooting state agents dead in the streets and conducting liberatory raids on prisons. That’s how real revolutionaries do it.

Of course, the solution to the drug war, like the solution to most other social and political problems, is simple separatism. Divide the United States into a mosaic of the contemporary equivalent of “dry” and “wet” counties: West Amsterdam for the druggies, New Geneva for the prohibitionists.