The Ron Paul Institute is Moving to Texas

Great news! The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity has moved from its former location in Washington, D.C.’s Virginia suburbs down to its new headquarters in Clute, Texas. The Institute is setting up its office next door to Ron Paul’s FREE Foundation and not far from the Ron Paul Channel.

What a relief to escape the corrupt corridors of Mordor! A beachhead of peace and liberty is expanding in south Texas. And if you’re wondering why Texas and not D.C., it is because we are not trying to play nice with the Beltway elites. Our audience is informed readers like yourself, who continue to question the pablum served up by politicians and the mainstream media.

The move down to Texas means that the Institute will be working much more closely with its founder and CEO, Dr. Ron Paul. A book is on the near horizon as well as a couple of other media-related projects. And of course, the Institute will continue its main focus: bringing hard-hitting analysis of important news events that readers will not see in the mainstream media. As people continue to turn off the mainstream media, we want to be the resource they turn to.

Dr. Paul has also invited more Ron Paul Institute participation in the Ron Paul Channel — what a great new way to get our message out!

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I have mixed feelings about this. I’m sure the move is a good thing for the reasons stated above, but DC really does need a non-interventionist presence. This is not a criticism, because everyone has there niche, it’s just an observation. If the Institutes audience is us readers, then it is doing a lot of preaching to the choir. Non-interventionism needs someone in the fray attempting to influence the debate. National politicians already have many organized voices pulling on their ear. There are very few organized voices for non-intervention countering that message.

No Emmy Nominations for The Walking Dead or Longmire?!

This is an outrage!!!

Seriously, surely The Walking Dead deserves a nomination for best dramatic series. And surely David Morrissey (a Brit) deserves a best supporting actor nomination for his portrayal of The Governor and Robert Taylor (an Aussie) deserves a best leading actor nomination for his role as Sheriff Walt Longmire.

The Emmys did get it right by recognizing Fargo with multiple nominations. If Billy Bob Thornton doesn’t win his category, something is wrong with the world.

On a side note, as Dr. Clyde Wilson has pointed out before, it is probably of interest to our “thing” to note that so many stereotypically masculine American males (for example, The Gov. and Sheriff Walt) are played by foreigners.

The NBA goes localist…

The NBA is generally the last sport, well, save soccer, where one finds a story relevant to dissident conservatives–and we have now had two in a matter of months.

LeBron James, the present day, best player in the game, has decided to sign with his hometown team, and he explains his reasoning in an essay carried by Sports Illustrated.

It is my opinion that he had a ghostwriter put it together for marketing reasons, but the key points have the smell of sincerity.  Cleveland hasn’t won anything since Frank Gifford played running back for the Browns.  LeBron writes:

My presence can make a difference in Miami, but I think it can mean more where I’m from. I want kids in Northeast Ohio, like the hundreds of Akron third-graders I sponsor through my foundation, to realize that there’s no better place to grow up. Maybe some of them will come home after college and start a family or open a business. That would make me smile. Our community, which has struggled so much, needs all the talent it can get.

In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.

I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.

Juxtaposed with Black Americans: The True Casualties of Amnesty.

 

Pro-Abort in Action

This video has been making the rounds. I’m not sure that I agree that graphic pictures of aborted babies is really the best way to win hearts and minds and make political headway. But that said, just how out of touch and ensconced inside a leftist Cultural Marxist bubble do you have to be to think that calling a pro-life activists a misogynist and accusing him of privilege is actually a persuasive arguing technique? Her Burger King uniform suggests she is a working woman, but surely she is attending college somewhere, because only a clueless mush brain routinely bathed in such Cultural Marxist PC nonsense could actually think that a normal guy is going to care if you accuse him of privilege. What did she expect? “Oh my! I didn’t realize I was guilty of privilege. Thanks for informing me. I’ll go on and take these pictures down now.”

Nixon, Yankees and Cowboys

Hawthorne will like this.

Here is a link to a Lew Rockwell post by Charles Burris. Burris is the LRC blogger who frequently posts about Elite theory. I believe he calls it Libertarian Class Analysis. I post this for the post itself, but also for the links. Since we are likely to be discussing the virtues and flaws of Nixon a lot with the release of Pat Buchanan’s new Nixon book, I think this is an important aspect for understanding Nixon and his milieu.

There is a link to a Kirkpatrick Sale column that can be read in whole. Sale seems to be more overtly leftist at this point in his life, and that bleeds through into the article, but it still transmits a lot of knowledge and sets the stage. There is also a link to the underground classic, The Yankee and Cowboy War, by Carl Olgesby, also a leftist but a somewhat eclectic one. The book is prohibitively expensive on Amazon. (I wonder why someone doesn’t reprint it.) The most I have found available online is part of the introduction, but even that gives you a sense of what the book is about.

Basically the idea is that there was a feud between Northeastern old money elites (Yankees) and what Sale calls Southern Rim (essentially the California through Florida Sun Belt region) new money elites (Cowboys). I don’t know if it is really the conspiracy/Elite Unified Field Theory it is presented as, but it explains the shift in the base of the GOP as much as does racial issues, and it clarifies the Nixon milieu. IMO, Nixon’s paranoia and other personal quirks can not be understood without understanding his deep seated resentment against the Yankee Establishment.

I’m really curious to see how much Buchanan covers of this vs. just Nixon’s political comeback, which is what the book is billed as being about. Buchanan is too loyal to disparage his old boss, but hopefully we will get a feel for the man’s personality from someone who was close to him.

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Blasts US For Incompetence In Iraq

Maybe this interview will cause Catholic pundits like Michael Novak and George Weigel to take notes, and do a lot of earnest soul-searching about having supported the neoconservative foreign policy program.

The Americans were here and made many mistakes. The present situation is their fault. Why replace a regime with a situation that is worse? That happened after 2003. The Americans deposed a dictator. But at least back then under Saddam Hussein we had security and work. And what do we have now? Confusion, anarchy and chaos. The same thing happened in Libya and Syria.

But I wouldn’t hold my breath.  Novak & Co. are at least as likely to accuse the patriarch of flirting with bigotry, since he makes the “racist” claim that “[i]t is impossible to establish here a democracy on the Western model.”

Personally, I think His Excellency errs in criticizing the West’s lack of interest in the situation.  Were I in his shoes, the last thing I’d want is more deranged Western busybodies poking their noses into Iraq.  In lamenting the flight of Christians from the troubled region and warning that “[o]ur identity is threatened,” the patriarch reveals that he doesn’t really understand his Anglo counterparts.  A few honorable exceptions aside, American Catholic leaders are no different from other members of the Western political elite, in that they see the elimination of inherited identity and historic community as a good thing.  Hoo-ray diversity!

Penn vs. Edgar

I’m conflicted about this one also. I like Edgar and Penn, but I’ve liked Penn for longer so I guess I’ll be rooting for him. But I’m predicting Edgar.

I’m curious to see how Penn does at 145. That’s where he should have been fighting all along. (How long has 145 been around?) He has so much natural talent that it let him get away with fighting at a higher weight than he should have been.

Murrieta Invasion Protests

From: “Murrieta[, California,] immigration protests: 6 arrested“. The Desert Sun.:

Ideology:

The two carried a small yellow sign that read, “Nation of immigrants.”

Compassion:

“These people are here because of foreign policy. They’re refugees.”

Suicidal Twisted Religion:

Linda Hendrickson said she’s here “strictly for religious reasons.”
“I’m here out of my religious duty,” she said, which is to help the poor and the oppressed.

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Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs – Updated 2010

Mass immigration drives down wages, expands the wealth gap, reduces American security, draws on social services intended for citizens, and taxes the environment. The Third World remains unaided by the opening of America’s borders; the only tangible result is the ruination of our own quality of life.

America was never founded as a nation of immigrants. The Founders were slave-holding. Citizenship was originally restricted by ethnicity and religion and tied to the individual states, not to the federal government. The 1960 estimate is 85% white, the 1790 census shows 70% English, and the colonies precede 1776. Virginia Dare was born in 1587, in North Carolina.

However revolting such a past might be to some Americans, such is our true founding, our true history. There is no justification for opening our doors to mass immigration. Say no to The Last Chance Armada! Americans deserve a tolerable standard of living; America is a real nation with as much right to exist as has any other nation.

Reagan’s 1986 amnesty to 3 million illegal colonists has only encouraged more to enter from our south. If the dream is a nonwhite majority, such a future is already inevitable. The only beneficiary of mass immigration is big business.

Machida vs. Weidman

I’m conflicted about this one. I really like both fighters. I rooted for Weidman during his two bouts against Silva, who I don’t like. But I have liked Machida for years. I like his Karate style. So I guess I’ll be rooting for and predicting The Dragon.

And as usual, I’ll be rooting against Rhonda Rousey. She’s good, but I don’t like her attitude. Plus. She hit Miesha Tate in the face. IMO, hitting Miesha Tate in the face should be punishable by life in prison without the possibility of parole. Such animals need to be off the street.

Obama’s Two-Front War

Interesting, isn’t it, how tactics and objectives dovetail in D.C.’s ever-escalating war to impose multiculturalism at home and abroad? In defense of the principle of “inclusion” in Iraq, Obama is quietly ramping up efforts to prop up D.C.’s puppet regime in Baghdad:

Monday of this week, the first combat troops came, with the promise now shifting to a “no combat missions” one.

Even that seems absurd, as the Pentagon sends Apache attack helicopters into Iraq for the combat troops to use in these “non-combat” missions. The administration appears to recognize the unpopularity of a new Iraq War, but seems determined to escalate quietly until it is no longer a potential move to warn against, but a simple reality.

Similarly, Obama’s response to the invasion of our southwest border is to present defenders of traditional America with a fait accompli of a Third-World occupation that will impose “inclusiveness” on the American people:

“Either we’re going to enforce our laws and remain strong, economically or otherwise, or we ignore the rule of law and go to being a Third World country,” Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Republican, told Fox News. “You’ve got to follow the law. You cannot bring hundreds of thousands of people in this country without destroying the country. Then there’s no place that people can dream about coming.”

No one knows this better than Barack Obama. Making the United States over into a Third World country is exactly what this president is about. He is of the Third World. He spent his formative years in the Third World, and when his mother, obsessed with the Third World, brought him back to America, he sought out the company of those who dreamed of making America over into the world’s largest welfare state.

You have to feel for the patriotic protesters in Murietta standing up to the government’s importation of tax-consuming invaders. But they’re trying to defend a nation that NO LONGER EXISTS. It’s past time trying to reform D.C. and imagining we’re going to shame the federal government into protecting and representing us. That’s exactly the opposite of what the powers that be want.

It’s time for a hundred mighty secession movements to rise up and form governments that represent them and their interests. The first step is to recognize the utter illegitimacy of the corrupt regime in D.C. The good news is that only 21% of Americans believe the federal government is based on the consent of the governed. Do the math, and you’ll see that we’re half-way to the goal of self-determination.

Will Putin Save the Ukraine?

Russia has long been one of the great hopes of two overlapping groups: white racial nationalists and Christian traditionalists. Russia is one of the few European/Colonial polities that doesn’t enact anti-white policies. It’s large and powerful. And it’s conservative, traditional, and authentically Christian. Additionally, Russia was able to defeat the Neocon-backed Chechnyan terrorists/secessionists, prevent war in Syria, and at other times defy and even defeat Neocons, Neocons are of course sworn enemies of remnant real Americans. Where American power serves evil causes, there’s usually a Neocon at the helm, so busy writing history and so full of hate that he hasn’t time to think on just what in the Hell he’s doing.

Yes, Russia suffers from corruption and many ills, has many faults. Yes, the US Far Right (true Right) has largely opposed every war and foreign intervention since Vietnam, which it should have also opposed. (One noteworthy addition: We rightfully supported Pinochet’s coup.)

So, returning: Russia was one of our great hopes, and Putin enjoyed a positive reputation, globally, for thwarting Obama’s war with Syria. Then the Neocons score a victory with the violent expulsion of the President of The Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. Neocons support democracy only when their candidate wins. Following this revolution, which shifts control of the Ukraine away from Russia and towards the EU, Putin takes Crimea and is portrayed as a bad guy.

Today, we have conflict between pro-Russian and anti-Russian Ukrainians. The Ukrainians are ultra-nationalist; the Russians have embraced condemning “racism”, accusing the Ukrainians of genocide, of dehumanising Russian-Ukrainians for not being white enough.

Regardless of who is right or wrong in this conflict, results include: Russians are now firmly anti-racist, Ukrainian-Russian hatred is hot, and conservative whites throughout the world are sharply divided, often siding with the Ukrainians. I clearly side more with the Russians.

I don’t like seeing traditional people fighting in general, provided they’re within their rightful lands; but I especially don’t like seeing whites fighting whites. Nationalists have long argued that nationalism is inward looking, peaceful. All of our work is seemingly undone with this ethnic strife. We see nationalism in power; but rather than resolving ethnic division with peaceful secession, it wants bloodshed. The wider nationalist movement’s dream is to preserve Europe, not to expand one piece at the expense of another.

Some of us suspect the Ukrainian nationalists are merely acting as tools of the Neocons. It wouldn’t be the first time conservatives/nationalists fell for propaganda and served their enemies. The greater impact of the Ukrainian nationalists seems to be the destruction of the wider nationalist pro-white movement. And I should add: For every Ukrainian who condemns Russians for being mixed, there’s an Englishman who views Ukrainians as mixed. If Nordicism has accepted European preservation, Ukrainian nationalists should also drop their territorial ambitions.

As foreigners it’s difficult to know what news is true, but Russia Today reports that Ukrainians are wanting to genocide Russian-Ukrainians from within the borders of the Ukraine. As I understand it, Russian-Ukrainians are about a third of the population, maybe more.

Is Putin going to save the Ukraine? If he enters with military force, will conservatives in Europe and America grow to hate Russia? Will Russia embrace an anti-racist ideology in reaction? Will Russia’s economy be crushed with sanctions and Putin driven from power?

Russia is moving in the wrong direction, away from preservation, and this conflict is confusing conservatives. The Right has never been good at thinking. We’re good at following tradition, upholding duty. This Ukraine-Russia conflict makes nationalism appear violent rather than inward looking and traditional and is generally not good for the wider pan-nationalist movement,

An additional risk: The Identitarian debate between Christians and pagans previously concluded in favour of the Christians. If “Ukrainian nationalists” take to battling “Russian Christians”, we risk a reversal of this outcome.

Quick, Somebody Call the Police! Buchanan’s Column has been Hijacked by an Imposter!

Buchanan’s latest column is cringe worthy. It’s supposedly a defense of Richard Nixon against the charge of racism. While everything in the column is technically correct, it’s PC pandering. It is a common trick of PC phobic “conservatives” to claim that Republicans supported Civil Rights and Southern Democrats opposed it. Yes, because Southern Democrats were the more conservative element at the time. And all those white Southern Democrats became Republicans as the parties somewhat switched roles. Buchanan is better than this. I’m really disappointed.

Wrestling and MMA Phenom Ben Askren Knows What It’s all About

From BloodyElbow.com:

“When I’m thinking of sports, when I’m thinking of a boy growing up and being a man, I’m thinking of three things – honor, integrity, and toughness. And a grown man, faking an injury, rolling around on the field fails all three of those tests. Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.”

Anne Coulter Gives as Good as She Gets

Anne Coulter has a follow-up to her much criticized soccer column. Dang! She sure knows how to give it back as good as she gets it. This is great stuff.

The massive and hysterical response to my jovial sports piece proves how right I was. Nothing explains the uniform, Borg-like caterwauling, but that soccer is a game for beret-wearers. Most of the articles attacking me are verbless strings of obscenities, their subject matter identified only in the title.

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Liberal Cognitive Dissonance on Hobby Lobby Decision

Here is a prime example of liberal cognitive dissonance: atheist Darwinian liberals decry the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision on birth control. Ummm geniuses … isn’t reproduction kind of a Darwinian imperative? I’ve got news for you. Creationists Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are kicking your rear in the Darwinian race. This counts as both cognitive dissonance and sweet irony. Another absurdity is people claiming that contraception is an essential part of health care. No it isn’t, because reproducing your species is not a disease. Contraception is a modern convenience. Whether it’s a good or bad one is for a different post.

Attempt at “Honour System” Coffee Shop in North Dakota

In North Dakota, a coffee shop called “The Vault” is operating with minimal supervision – no employees. It runs on the honour system.

From The Vault’s website:

Would an honor system coffee shop work anywhere? Probably not. The good people of Valley City make it possible.

According to Wikipedia, Valley City, ND, has 6,585 people, 95.2% white (2010 census).

“Baseball, hotdogs, apple pie and Chevrolet”

Here is my Facebook post for today. So far it has 3 likes and 3 positive comments:

As I recall, the jingle went “baseball, hotdogs, apple pie and Chevolet,” but you could replace each element with, for example, “football, hamburgers, pecan pie and Ford,” and it would still ring just as true. However, if you said “soccer, hotdogs, apple pie and Chevrolet” you would sound like a fool. Ergo, soccer is un-American and should be shunned by all true patriots.