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Status Competition, Jews, & Racialist Mainstreaming

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Author’s Note:

This piece was written in December of 2009 in response to an attack against Patrick Buchanan by Alex Linder of the Vanguard News Network. I am reprinting it here, essentially unaltered, because there are a few points here worth considering. And Alex is at it again.

Linder believes that writers who occupy positions somewhere between paleoconservatism and outright White Nationalism, or who define White Nationalism in a manner that does not explicitly exclude Jews, need to be singled out for especially “vicious” attacks. The aim of these attacks is to “polarize” the political field, forcing people to choose between conservatism and explicit, anti-Semitic White Nationalism.

Linder’s targets include writers like Patrick Buchanan, Samuel Francis, Jared Taylor, Peter Brimelow, Richard Spencer, and now Matt Parrot. Linder has even attacked Kevin MacDonald as an “implicit” conservative, which did nothing for Linder’s credibility.

A staple of Linder’s “vicious” attacks is to claim—based merely on speculation, of course—that Buchanan et al. are cowards, opportunists, traitors, and the like. Linder, of course, only pretends to know these people’s true motives. I don’t know these people’s hearts any better than Linder does, but in the following response, I offer an account of the strategic thinking that might explain their behavior.

Matt Parrott has offered the best critique Linder’s polarizing strategy. Polarization is only advisable if one is positioned to actually benefit from forcing a choice. One has to actually have an alternative to offer: an alternative political vehicle, not merely an online version of Arkham Asylum. Forced to choose between mainstream conservatism and VNN Forum, a lot of White Nationalists would prefer to drop out altogether.

My own critique of “polarization” is very simple. If we are going to create channels of influence and pull the whole political spectrum and the cultural mainstream in our direction, we need white advocates to fill every shade of the political spectrum and address every white group and sub-group, and we need to find ways of productively networking between them.

I make clear my reasons for thinking that any alliance with Jews is folly in my article “White Nationalism and Jewish Nationalism” and the associated comment thread.

I posted this as a reply to Alex’s VNN article on Buchanan, but it never appeared, so I am posting it here.

I always love it when Alex writes an essay. I don’t have time to sift through the discussion forum looking for his little gems. That said, I strongly disagree with his attitude here.

Pat Buchanan will not save us. Nor will Ron Paul. Nor will any politician. Nor will we be saved by race realist policy wonkery. I see no salvation for our race short of creating a new political system, either by replacing the US system as a whole or by seceding from it.

But Buchanan the writer and commentator has his virtues and his uses.

1. Linder constructs his argument about strategy in terms of crafting a message that gets to dim ordinary people. I am not sure that is the right audience. Historically speaking, dim masses don’t count for much, because they are easily controlled by elites with access to political power and the power to shape attitudes through education, religion, and the press. How would Linder’s strategy change if white nationalists focused on changing white elite opinion?

2. The white elites in the US are not dim. If dim is the average, the elites are above dim. Some of them are fiendishly intelligent. The white elites in the US can, however, be characterized by high degrees of individualism, conformism (the two actually go hand in hand), materialism, and insecurity about their status. The richer they are, the more insecure they are, because the more they have to lose.

3. They can lose status, of course, because in the US, status depends more on achievement than birth. In more traditional societies, one has status through birth, whether one is a street sweeper or an aristocrat. Here, one’s status is “earned.”

4. Now, in both kinds of society, it is other people who “grant” one’s status. If nobody will treat an aristocrat like an aristocrat, then he has no status. But for whatever reason, in a country like England, an aristocrat like Sir Oswald Mosley might take very radical political positions, and even go to jail for them, but enough people still recognized him as an aristocrat that his social standing was never destroyed. In the US, we are much more individualistic. We grant or withhold status based on what each person does or says, not who his parents were.

5. At first glance, that seems like a great system. There are certainly fewer barriers to upward mobility. In the United States, money buys anything.

6. Unfortunately, money also guarantees nothing. Thus the people who fight hard for upward social mobility are also haunted by downward mobility. They know that the very individualism that allowed them to rise also allows them to fall back. For if their business partners, social contacts, and others turn their backs on them, they can easily be ruined, and whether this happens is merely a matter of individual choice, based upon nothing more stable than calculations of self-interest.

7. Tocqueville long ago observed that American individualism goes hand in hand with a high degree of social conformity. Why is this? Here is my theory: human beings are social animals, with a need for social approval and recognition. In individualist societies, however, the extension of social approval and recognition is highly conditional and constantly re-evaluated. Therefore, one has to be more attentive to gauging and conforming to public opinion in individualistic societies. Thus a high degree of individualism and social mobility promotes a high degree of social conformism, because people also value social approval and social stability. (The ambitious love upward mobility, but once they get theirs, they want to hold onto it.)

8. This is why social mobility in individualist societies is most available to people who combine intelligence and ambition with a shallow, extraverted, conformist personality type. Frat boys with MBAs.

9. Furthermore, the more ambitious one is, the more one needs social approval and recognition, because one needs to secure the cooperation of more people to do bigger things. Thus as one approaches the pinnacles of the white money and power elites, one finds individuals who have higher and higher levels of ambition, aggressiveness, narrow cunning intelligence, extroversion, social conformism, and a pathetic, childlike insecurity.

10. No sane society should be ruled by people like this. But we were far better off when we controlled our own “symbolic realm”—the realm of ideas, ideals, honors, and opinion that governs the granting and withholding of social status.

11. Unfortunately, that realm has now been captured by an alien, hostile elite, the Jews, who have rigged a new status system to reward whites who betray their own kind and promote and engage in race-destructive behavior. The segment of society most controlled by this hostile elite is the entertainment industry, which is thus on the cutting edge of race destructive white behavior. Whites in Hollywood attain status through anti-natalism, feminism, homosexuality, miscegenation, adopting non-white babies, and the like. Where Hollywood goes, there goes America, if the Jews who are scripting our dispossession and extinction have their way.

12. The strategic question of White Nationalism, therefore, is: How do White Nationalists change elite opinion when our plutocrats tend to be shallow, extroverted, and insecure about their status, which happens to be determined by our polar opposites, the Jews?

13. The problem is compounded when White Nationalists themselves aspire to attain or hold onto elite status. Aside from the personal benefits of such status to White Nationalists, such status is also beneficial to the movement, since elite members have greater access to the elite.

14. I believe that this is the context in which one has to understand the strategies of such people as Samuel Francis, Patrick Buchanan, and Jared Taylor. If I wanted to (a) promote white nationalism to status-conscious, insecure elites, and (b) maintain my own status and thus access to these elites, I would give a wide berth to the Jewish Question, since the Jews now control the status system in our society, and if they felt sufficiently threatened by people like Francis, Buchanan, et al., they would shut them down and destroy any access they might have to their preferred audience.

15. If I were Francis, Buchanan, etc., I imagine I would play the following dangerous game with the Jews. Because they would work to shut down and marginalize anyone who was openly impervious to the Jews, one would have to signal a certain porousness to them, specifically by cooperating with whatever marginal Jews will associate with White Nationalism, e.g., Michael Hart, Michael Levin, Marcus Epstein, Paul Gottfried, etc. These Jews obviously think they are getting something by cooperating with White Nationalists, if only the chance to spy on our gatherings.

16. But we have to give White Nationalists some credit too, for they might think they are using these Jews to advance White Nationalism. Maybe they are foolish or naive to think this, but that is probably what they think.

17. If Francis et al. were merely working as fronts for the Jews, in order to mislead and sabotage White Nationalism, then why would they have any public affiliation with Jews? Wouldn’t that blow their cover? Wouldn’t that make their task more difficult?

18. The mere fact that at people like Buchanan, Francis, and Taylor interact in a collegial fashion with certain marginal Jews does not constitute evidence that they are working for “the Jews”—meaning the organized Jewish community. It does not follow simply as a matter of logic. In fact, it would make more sense for them not to associate with Jews at all.

19. It is certainly reasonable and prudent to be suspicious of the judgment of White Nationalists who think they can manipulate Jewish opinion to advance our cause. It is certainly reasonable to be cautious in dealing with such people. But suspicion is not proof, and using such people cautiously does not mean that they cannot be used at all.

20. As an introvert, I have little patience for extroverts, and highly extroverted, status-insecure elite members like George W. Bush strike me as especially soulless and contemptible. Frankly, I wish we could save our race without dealing with such people. In my darker moods, I wonder if a race that allows itself to be led by people who put trivial issues of personal status ahead of collective survival can be saved, or even if it deserves to be saved. There is something disgusting about people who have all the money in the world and permit themselves less freedom to speak their minds than a truck driver or short order cook. As N. B. Forrest once asked on VNN about Mel Gibson: How much money does one need to give the Jews the finger? I wish I could shame these people, but I cannot, for their sense of shame is held captive by our enemies. Thus I have little patience for efforts to soft sell these people on their own race’s survival. What kind of people need to be soft-sold their own survival?

21. That said, Pat Buchanan has his uses. I recommend his books to skittish, insecure, status-conscious mainstream conservatives to nudge them in the right direction. If they like Buchanan and become comfortable advocating his take on the world, then perhaps they can be brought further still, by reading Sam Francis’ Essential Writings on Race, then American Renaissance, then maybe Kevin MacDonald.

22. Even if Alex’s worst suspicions about Buchanan are true, that would in no way lessen the value of his books. Even if the Jews are using him to mislead, we can still use him to wean people away from mainstream Republicanism in the direction of White Nationalism. To think that such attempts would be doomed to failure is to underestimate our own power and to ascribe to the Jews some sort of occult force of invincibility that they simply do not have. That is how losers think.

23. I do not think Pat Buchanan is our competitor. I do not think he is our enemy. And even if he were, we are strong and clever enough to use him for our own ends.

An afterthought: The depressing truth I am struggling to come to grips with is that our race must be saved in spite of itself, and against its will. No healthy organism needs to be provided with a moral justification for its survival. But white people do. From a biological point of view, this is morbid and decadent. But since we are not in a position to simply remove this weakness, we have to deal with it. That is the most important strategic question.

 

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39 Comments

  1. Fisherman
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 5:49 am | Permalink

    Your observations about the elites are truer than I would have guessed in my younger, poorer and more naive youth:

    “. . .as one approaches the pinnacles of the white money and power elites, one finds individuals who have higher and higher levels of ambition, aggressiveness, narrow cunning intelligence, extroversion, social conformism, and a pathetic, childlike insecurity.”

    I would just leave out the adjective “white.” It is true of all of them–Jew and Gentile alike at this level. Unscrupulousness, mendacity, and hypocrisy are their other qualities. Other than that, though, they’re not bad. Of course they wouldn’t be this way if the system didn’t select for these qualities and reward these behaviors.

  2. Fourmyle of Ceres
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 9:00 am | Permalink

    Reading and watching most self-identified “White Nationalists” is to watch people who are more “White” than they are “Nationalists.” They do not want to be “Nationalists” in the mature, Adult sense of members of a nation, who are self-consciously members of that nation, and support the overarching values, and goals, of that nation. In short, for the most part they are (1) Losers, (2) who happen to be “White.”

    Essentially, there are two VNN’s, VNN 1.0, which is archived on VNN, and has excellent comments, analyses and suggestions of solutions and VNN 2.0, which is the Arkham Asylum where the best idea in the world attracts great people, terrifies them at the sight of the madhouse they have entered, and flee from all White Nationalism, define it how you will, has to offer. “Geoff Beck” is one example. There are others, a good many others. In effect, taking the Arkham Asylum metaphor as our foundation, we see two Linders – one, an excellent analyst, and a writer worthy of being called our Mencken, and the other, it would seem, a bitter, angry man who listens to Pierce, rather than writing what Pierce would have written if he was still here. (My opinions of Pierce, for the good he did, are a matter of record.)

    VNN defines all problems solely in terms of the JQ, and there is nothing wrong with that. The problem is, it ignores the path to effectiveness we can walk by accepting some sort of responsibility for our actions, and acting in the context of a metapolitical framework. This works beautifully for the Jews, it worked beautifully for the Roman Catholic Institution. For some reason, THIS, more than anything else, explains the more than ONE HUNDRED YEARS of bitter failure for self-identified White Nationalists. Our refusal to do what is the only way to be effective has two foundations.

    The first is institutional. All of the institutions have been little more than false flags, useful lightning rods to gather the unaligned energy of the politically disenfranchised, and ground it so it never gets to the critical mass it needs to become usable lightning, to be captured in an institutional jar.

    The second is personal. Greg Johnson has THE Insight on this one. We attract people who have already surrendered, and are attracted solely out of a nihilistic belief, grabbing onto our Ideals as drowning men grab at, well, anything at all, flotsam and jetsam included. This is the sum total of a century of deliberate demoralization which, as Bezmenov noted, is the foundation of Cultural Conquest. from demoralization to despair is fairly easy, and can only be countered by remoralization, active identification with a metapolitical Cause.

    Buchanan, Francis, and their like, are men of the Old System. They still think people are amenable to better ideas. They usually aren’t, because the ideas can not be expressed in five easy to remember words. Bob Whitaker gets this; from his conservative political background, he now identifies all political issues in terms of the genocide of the white Race. That is a much better meme than abstract lectures on democracy, Burke, and so on. It is also a meme that can easily be attached to political action. Kevin Alfred Strom dealt with this implicitly, and very effectively.

    “Status competition, Jews, and Racialist Mainstreaming” need to be defined in the context of effectiveness, both personally, in organizations, and in political organizations. VNN displays what is wrong with the Jews, and how they are defeating us at every turn. Yet, only Harold Covington has The Answer, in terms of the temporal bridge to the metapolitical order. Let me state what will get you banned from VNN forever.

    The only thing Jews are afraid of is Christianity.

    Not the kinder, gentler, gelded, Judeo-Christianity they formed and control at the Institutional level. No, this would be the Christianity of Joan, and Martel, cleansed of the Judeo-Feminist heresy, and reduced to is very powerful, transcendentally powerful, Core – the Gospel of John, with the power of the Pagan Masculine carrying it forward. The Old Testament is an irrelevant distraction, the rest of Scripture merely footnotes to the Gospel of John.

    Once again, for the Charlie Browns among us:

    The only thing Jews are afraid of is Christianity.

    The Jews do not give a damn about VNN, William Luther Pierce, Alex Linder, or anyone who believe and act the way they do. When VNN attacks the parody of Christianity Institutional Christianity has become, they do the work of the Jews, at the expense of the White Race. Arkham Asylum, indeed.

    The Jews live in fear of us organizing racially, in the framework of the Restatement of Christianity. THAT is the one form of racial organization they can not stop. With that as our foundation, the Race can be remoralized, and united in the fulfillment of a much greater common purpose. They could even form their own communities, and link them to form their own nation, ideally in a Northwest Republic, as part of the Imperium of the New Civilization.

    What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

    • WG
      Posted August 28, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Permalink

      Thank you, FoC, for submitting the sort of comments that keep me returning to (and donating to) Counter-Currents.

      I’ve long been disillusioned with Christianity. Going back might be a long, tough haul.

      • Fourmyle of Ceres
        Posted August 28, 2011 at 10:31 pm | Permalink

        WG in blockquote:

        Thank you, FoC, for submitting the sort of comments that keep me returning to (and donating to) Counter-Currents.

        Donating to Counter-Currents is tangible proof that you tangibly support the best tangible expression of the metapolitical order. That reminds me that the first of the month is upon us, and I will have to say “thank you” to Greg Johnson and Counter-Currents in the most tangible, and effective, way. Sending money to Counter-Currents is an excellent first step to overcoming the other deficiency we have had, accepting the Words and Definitions of our Racial Enemies.

        I’ve long been disillusioned with Christianity. Going back might be a long, tough haul.

        Don’t go back. Go forward. Start and STAY with the Gospel of John, and make The Word the Living Word by thinking how this deals with the vertical component of Race, and how Kinism ties into it. The christianseparatist website is a source of very useful information. From this, you could well imagine the foundation of a New Church, with appropriate Institutions within it, covering the entire gamut of what turns a religion into the living foundation of the New Civilization.

        As for it being a “long haul,” it is useful to recall an aphorism:

        “To a caterpillar, the end of the world. To a butterfly, the beginning.”

        Note also that the butterfly can float from mountain top to mountain top, while the caterpillar labors to move on the earth at all. Yet, in time, the caterpillar – what he THOUGHT he was, and what everyone told him he was, became what he was all along, the butterly who travels in Higher Realms unimagined by the caterpillar. There’s a new country up there, as well. The Northwest Republic seems like an excellent temporal bridge.

        Remember, Rome was the center of the greatest empire the world had ever seen, and the crucifixion of some rabble rouser in the middle of Nowhere was not worth recording in their formal records.

        Today, thanks to the Risen Savior, Rome is the center of a major religion that controls power and wealth far beyond the imagination of Roman Emperors. Come to think of it, tourists to the Vatican send more gold to Rome than the Empire’s army ever did.

        It all begins with an Idea. THAT is where Harold Covington has succeeded. The best Idea, in the abstract, needs a tangible expression to make it effective. Covington gives us something worth fighting FOR, that reaches from the Earth, to the Stars. (From such a perspective, Jews are merely stumbling blocks that we can easily turn into stepping stones. After all, they only have the power we give them.)

        A new Vatican, for a Race-based religion, embodying the Restatement of Christianity, based in, say, Kalispell? Now, THERE is an excellent idea, and it would all start with one person, with the right Idea, manifesting the best Ideals the world has ever seen. What other religion could offer its members, “Honor, Discipline, and the Stars?” What kind of people might be interested in hearing more about such a far-seeing Church? The kind of people you need to build a country, as part of the living foundation of the New Civilization. Their Children could form a new order of Priesthood, or even several Orders of Priesthood. One of these Orders might well have as their motto, “Without Fear, Without Favor, Without Apology and Without Remorse.” There are some very serious possibilities here…

        A motto for the Church’s Scout troop? “Do Better.”

        Covington is right; we have always thought too small. Creating the next phase of Christianity would go a long way to overcoming that deficiency.

        Why not you? Why not now?

        What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  3. Wandrin
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 12:31 pm | Permalink

    “I do not think Pat Buchanan is our competitor. I do not think he is our enemy. And even if he were, we are strong and clever enough to use him for our own ends.”

    Exactly. Even if it were true that he was being used as a kind of fishing lure into an idealogical dead-end (which i don’t believe in his case) we can still use him as a stepping stone. Direct people less radical than Buchanan to Buchanan and direct Buchananites to the next stop along the chain.

  4. Wandrin
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 12:45 pm | Permalink

    “The only thing Jews are afraid of is Christianity.”

    I think Jews live in permanent terror of everything. They do it to themselves as a method of maintaining group cohesion and their permanent state of war with everyone else (in order of percieved threat) is a consequence of this psychological self-mutilation.

    Just a theory.

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 27, 2011 at 2:23 pm | Permalink

      Wandrin in blockquote:

      “The only thing Jews are afraid of is Christianity.”

      I think Jews live in permanent terror of everything. They do it to themselves as a method of maintaining group cohesion and their permanent state of war with everyone else (in order of perceived threat) is a consequence of this psychological self-mutilation.

      Just a theory.

      And a pretty good theory, too. Jews have made their peace with all other religions, and all other Institutions. If they control the words you read and hear, and the pictures that you see, AND, better yet, THEY control the meta narrative, THEY get to tell you What It Means, then 1984 is here, with the softest, and most portable of prisons having been created by Enhanced Newspeak.

      Yet, their attacks on Christianity continue apace, and their attacks on non-Institutional Christianity, Patriarchal Christianity, No Damn Apologies Christianity, Martel and Joan Christianity, Christianity with the Pagan Masculine grounding it and pulling it forward, THAT is the Christianity that is under constant attack by the Jews.

      Note that VNN does the Jew’s work for him – inadvertently, I assure you – by attacking any and all Forms of Christianity, while offering nothing better, or, indeed, nothing half as good. This is the path to nihilism, the path to soft defeat, the path to the learned helplessness that is the hallmark of defeat before you even take to the field of battle…Charlie Brown.

      VNN’s style is bipolar – either Linder is Mencken-like in their commentary, and “Hugh” is the American Gramsci in terms of working within, and transforming, Institutions, or you have Arkham Asylum – nice homage to Lovecraft, that. Look at the VNN 1.0 archives, and see the quality of clear, forthright analysis and workable solutions being out forth. Listen to “Geoff Beck’s” “The Truth Is No Defense” podcasts. This is what the Idea and Ideal of White Nationalism called forth on VNN, at one point. They, and so many first rate Others, left. They left, I think, for two reasons: (1) VNN was stuck at the high school cafeteria level of cliques, substituting snark for Solutions, and (2) they all but admitted the Jews have won, by accepting the Jews as their frame of reference.

      This is their greatest failure. The New Arkhamists on VNN are reacting out of defeatism, and despair, striking out at anyone who dares suggest Real Solutions are available.

      Let me again ask The Question, first asked by the very wise Peter Shank, two years ago. “If all of the people you don’t like were removed, magically, from the face of the Earth, tomorrow at nine, What Would You Do? Why … Aren’t… YOU… Doing… That… NOW?”

      Enter Greg Johnson.

      Johnson has it right, particularly concerning the New Arkhamists. They are defeated, they have surrendered, and are acting out with the impotence of Charlie Brown against a team of very angry SPETSNAZ soldiers. They are now going through the motions, for the most part, wearing regalia that guarantees they get the attention they want – THEIR ineffective Form of validation – and frees them from the burden of Adult effectiveness. They are Children, because, to quote Steinbeck, they were not around when Men were needed. Worse, the role models of Men they have are the geldings, or the fools. Nothing less than what Christianity has to offer, an all-encompassing, metapolitical Framework, was needed that addressed the unique Talents of the White Race, transforming talents into capacities, and building the temporal bridge to the metapolitical order. This is something far beyond the talents of Pierce, far beyond the talents of Simpson, and openly despised by the New Arkhamists. Someone wiser than Pierce and Simpson was needed to define the Miracle we MUST accomplish, to fulfill our Destiny.

      Enter Harold Covington.

      Everyone after Rockwell, and before Covington, especially including Pierce and his Acolytes, did everything but the ONE thing that mattered. They never organized along explicit Racial lines, and they never repeat never organized along the lines of political effectiveness. That’s the Choice of Charlie Brown. I believe I know why Pierce never did; let’s just bury the dead with the dead, and discretely mention how circuit breakers seem to be tripped to stop the power we Created from getting to a critical mass, where personal and political effectiveness was seen not only as possible, for the first time, but as a duty to fulfill.

      The New Arkhamists fear the Jews. The Jews fear REAL Christianity, because REAL Christianity is the spiritual foundation for Civilization. The Institutional Christians fear the Pagan Masculine, because geldings fear REAL Men, the type who make – Create and Form – the vastly important QUALITATIVE difference that leads to success, one way or another, by any means necessary.

      This is the fear of all of the above, save the Pagan Masculine – that we will recognize that the table is tilted, the Game is rigged, and the Game is actively opposed to us. This frees us up to Create more effective forms (new bottles for new wine, if you will), and new organizations that address ALL issues in the same First Principle that works so well for the Jews, and will work so well for us:

      “Is it good for the Race?”

      Only Covington’s Northwest Republic STARTS with this as the first and foremost organizing principle. All others are simply tonight’s entertainment, at best, and open impediments, at worst.

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  5. Posted August 27, 2011 at 5:31 pm | Permalink

    Greg Johnson wrote in one of his critiques:

    12. The strategic question of White Nationalism, therefore, is: How do White Nationalists change elite opinion when our plutocrats tend to be shallow, extroverted, and insecure about their status, which happens to be determined by our polar opposites, the Jews?

    My good Mr. Johnson, I’m surprised that you of all people would be at a loss for an answer to this one. Simply go back to one of the books you reviewed in Harold Covington’s Northwest Quartet series, “The Brigade.” Begin re-reading from chapter XVII and continue for a good hundred pages or so.

    • Greg Johnson
      Posted August 28, 2011 at 1:28 am | Permalink

      Boy what a goof I am!

  6. Fourmyle of Ceres
    Posted August 27, 2011 at 8:03 pm | Permalink

    An afterthought from Greg Johnson in blockquote:

    An afterthought: The depressing truth I am struggling to come to grips with is that our race must be saved in spite of itself, and against its will. No healthy organism needs to be provided with a moral justification for its survival. But white people do. From a biological point of view, this is morbid and decadent. But since we are not in a position to simply remove this weakness, we have to deal with it. That is the most important strategic question.

    An afterthought on the most important strategic question. We must address the critical issue of the vertical component of Race (HT: Francis Parker Yockey). We must define the metastrategy of the Enemy, and develop a counter-metastrategy. After all, not all of our race wishes to be saved from themselves, and will pass from the face of the Earth as mindless hedonists. Don’t let them drag you down with them.

    The Enemy’s metastrategy is the genocide of the white Race, by any means necessary. Racial displacement, de facto economic and political dispossession, demoralization as the foundation of cultural War, any and all of the above, and much more, relentlessly driven around the clock.

    Our counter must be grounded in something the best of us want to live for.

    Our metastrategy must reverse the genocide of the white Race, starting with the remoralization of the white Race. This involves casting a lot of pearls before a lot of swine, hoping that their Children, if no one else, see what THEIR future looks like, and stars to follow OUR banner.

    The foundation of the remoralization of the white Race can be seen in displacing and replacing something that does not work, with something that does, all linked to the metapolitical objectives, the Creation of the metapolitical order. This, in turn, requires a Restatement of Christianity, as the spiritual foundation of a New Renaissance, and, in time, the New Civilization. Attacking Christianity, as the New Arkhamists at VNN do in a roll-on-the-ground frothing rage, guarantees they might be ideologically pure, by the lights of William Luther Pierce, but they will be politically ineffectual, openly scorned and mocked by their betters, of whom there are a great many.

    Covington hit on a telling point: given the right to choose, our people will choose to live, work and play around our people. A much stronger organic component to the Northwest Republic is already under way. We see this in microcosm every time the white race moved one more exit up the Interstate. We see this more clearly on Sunday morning, when the churches are the whitest places imaginable.

    The bridge to the metapolitical order starts with the Northwest Republic. The bridge to the Northwest Republic starts every time our people CHOOSE to be around our people. That the time when we are closest to God is when we are surrounded by our racial kinsmen can not be an accident, and we can use that to good effect.

    The “Racialist Mainstream” has been controlled by the symbolic realm forced repeat forced on them by our Enemies. Yet, we can replace their symbolic language with ours, and the strongest, easiest to control, and most effective tool to accomplish this is our own Churches. Whether you look at the example of the Roman Catholic Institution, or the Mormon Church, you can transform society at all Institutional levels by Creating and supporting your own counter-Institutions, operating in the framework of a church.

    Christianity offers the ideal framework for spiritual organization as a foundation to the development of Civilization. It does need a bit of a reworking, but that should not be that great a challenge. Rushdoony’s formulation of theonomism is one example of how this can be done. Useful practices from other Christian churches present themselves.

    Forming a new Mainstream, one for the organic racial elite, seems a worthy enterprise.

    From home churches to small churches, as the organic backbone of the New Communities, as the foundation of a new nation, in a new legal state, the Northwest Republic. This is all quite possible, and quite doable, but not if you are a new Arkhamist, resolutely rejecting Christianity in all of its Forms.

    We are here not to bitch and moan helplessly like Charlie Brown, validating his impotence with his deep knowledge of news and views about the (all-powerful) Jews. We are here to do BETTER, much damn BETTER, and the key is to remoralize those of our race who are ready to hear of something better.

    In an earlier comment I mentioned a novel by a famous conservative. In it, the Americans were offered the chance to be founding members of a new country, Jefferson, based around Montana and Wyoming. The novel ends with a wall of people fleeing to the new (White!) country of Jefferson with all of their possessions on the roofs of their cars; the new Okies, if you will.

    Linder made a most astute observation: Take the most desolate, God-forsaken states in the union, and make them “White Only.” Then stand back, as the wall of cars seeking this Dream will run you over. Using the examples of the Northwest Republic, take Montana and Wyoming’s forbidden landscape. THESE are the people who will transform it into suitable habitation for their Posterity, as their Ancestors did more than one hundred years ago.

    It’s what we want. We want the opportunity to Form a new Racial Mainstream, in our own Homeland, where none may make afraid. A new Church, based on what Christianity SHOULD be, would provide numerous opportunities for forming the support organizations needed for this.

    What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  7. George
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 8:35 am | Permalink

    I do not like some of the things Alex Linder does, but his opposition to the Jews, and pro-White “leaders” who do not oppose them, is the right thing to do. I am amazed that any pro-White activist could be against this!

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 28, 2011 at 1:12 pm | Permalink

      George in blockquote:

      I do not like some of the things Alex Linder does, but his opposition to the Jews, and pro-White “leaders” who do not oppose them, is the right thing to do. I am amazed that any pro-White activist could be against this!

      His “opposition” is correct, up to a point. That point is effectiveness. All of his excellent analysis is totally negated by his New Arkhamist ranting. Buchanan and Francis played The Game by The Rules they knew. White nationalists have nothing better to offer them, for now.

      Linder’s subpotent opposition to the Jews allows Judaism to run wild, and it does. Look at the archives for VNN 1.0. Now look at VNN. Smart people with SOLUTIONS in VNN 1.o, and babbling idiots (with few exceptions) for VNN today.

      Full marks to “Hugh,” and a few other posters on VNN. Yet, the New Arkhamists drove away such first rate people as “Geoff Beck.” Look at what “Beck” did, on his own, inspired as he was by what he saw. The reading of “Siege,” and his “Truth Is No Defense” broadcasts. Why did he leave? Why have so many others left? Well, it’s almost Piercian; great ideas, great Ideals, and New Arkhamists making sure they never organize politically.

      That makes VNN what it really is; lots of sound, lots of fury, and a guarantee the listeners will never organize in an effective political manner. That makes VNN the real heir to William Luther Pierce, and Charlie Brown loses again.

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  8. George
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 9:01 am | Permalink

    I cannot understand how anybody can think Christianity is the solution to the challenges Whites are facing. For crying out loud, have we not learned anything from Nietzsche! The ‘MIGHT IS RIGHT’ book is promoted on this website; get it, read it, and LIVE it! That book, not the Bible, has the solution.

    Christianity has failed us, and so has Odinism. It is absolute madness to cling onto religions that have SHOWN they did not have the ideological power to hold the line and repel our racial enemies.

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Permalink

      George in blockquote:

      I cannot understand how anybody can think Christianity is the solution to the challenges Whites are facing. For crying out loud, have we not learned anything from Nietzsche! The ‘MIGHT IS RIGHT’ book is promoted on this website; get it, read it, and LIVE it! That book, not the Bible, has the solution.

      There is no contradiction between Nietzsche, and what Christ practiced. Jews know their Enemies better than we ever did, and their absolute hatred of Christianity means there is SOMETHING there they do not want us to look for. I’ll take Martel, and Joan, over those men who wear dresses on Sunday, any day of the week.

      My criticism of “the Bible” remains. We take the Gospel of John, merge it with the Pagan Masculine, and form a new Church based on the Restatement of Christianity. The motto of one of our Orders might well be, “Without Apology, Without Fear, Without Favor, Without Remorse.”

      Nietzsche would approve.

      Christianity has failed us, and so has Odinism. It is absolute madness to cling onto religions that have SHOWN they did not have the ideological power to hold the line and repel our racial enemies.

      What Christianity has become has failed us, and “Odinism” failed the Vikings. The call for a Next Christianity as the foundation of a New Renaissance, linked with a national homeland – the Northwest Republic – linked to the New Civilization, the Imperium, offers us insurountable opportunities.

      Again, Peter Shank: “Take all of the groups you are opposed to. If they all went away tomorrow, what would you do? WHY aren’t you doing that?”

      Dealing with the Jews, and the Faithful Colored Companions? They only have the power over you that you allow them. Don’t complain. Take the advice of Harold Covington, pray to be a better man, and Do Better.

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  9. JJ
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Bob Whittaker, a man who spent his life in Washington, coined the term, Controlled Opposition. The concept is that the left controls the debate by choosing its opposition. In many instances it is this controlled opposition which legitimizes some of the most harebrained lefty causes. This is done by the left having a counterpart who treats the subject with respect. This counterpart is a white, middle age, erudite, serious man. This father figure has been an important prop for the left, one might say a necessary prop. One example of this is how the Right treated Communist sympathizer through lofty abstract discussions instead of the reality on the ground. So, if we understand this to be true then the person who sits in that chair should be under massive scrutiny. Now, Sam Francis and Buchanan don’t come to mind as the worse of the lot, but none the less, they have not come out and simply said whites have interest, too. I mean we are in a fantastic situation, here, and no one is willing to say a very basic thing. Perhaps Alex Linder’s approach is wrong — though no one much seems bothered by his Christian bashing — but there does need to be a method of ridicule toward any white male in the big tent, if not just mere laughter as his cowardice.

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 29, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Permalink

      JJ in blockquote:

      Bob Whittaker, a man who spent his life in Washington, coined the term, Controlled Opposition. The concept is that the left controls the debate by choosing its opposition.

      A critically important element is overlooked; the Left DEFINES the words and pictures used to frame the debate. This is done in support of a metapolitical end, which the debate specifically addresses only in very small part. The debate shows one small part of the big picture, but is totally defined in terms of fulfillment of larger political objectives.

      Given that framework, it is a matter of techniques to choose the appropriate useful idiot. The outcome of the debate has already been determined. Metapolitics in action.

      One example of this is how the Right treated Communist sympathizer through lofty abstract discussions instead of the reality on the ground.

      The “lofty abstract discussions” offered legitimacy, using the triangulation/salami slice technique. They kept you focused AWAY from the facts on the ground. Yes, Charlie Brown kept falling for it, even supporting them by wearing his green satin Klan robes – with pointed cap! – and displaying rotted teeth, as he made more of a fool of himself, and The Cause, than the other side could ever do.

      Again, if I ran Temple Israel, I would PAY to have the NSM “demonstrate” outside our sanctuary. My well-dressed, softly spoken and reasonable spokespeople would stand as masterfully effective counterpoint to the morbidly obese slobs wearing their ununiform uniforms. Again, Charlie Brown bites the dust.

      Now, Sam Francis and Buchanan don’t come to mind as the worse of the lot, but none the less, they have not come out and simply said whites have interest, too.

      I’ve read all of what Dr. Francis wrote, and can state he was moving in our direction when he died. That he did not have the Northwest Republic as an analytical model is the greater tragedy. Certainly, he would have been the first to promote the Northwest Republic, especially if he realized Covington offered what all repeat ALL other White Nationalists failed to offer – something to live FOR, to fight For, to die FOR, for the sake of your Posterity, your Children yet unborn, AS A STEPPINGSTONE TO THE STARS.

      Buchanan, it seems, is increasingly marginalized in the media. Note the total lack of a younger Buchanan on any media. We will be the poorer for this. Not only is Pat an excellent speaker, and speechwriter, he knows the reality of bareknuckled politics at the national level. Note that we have no plans to develop a bench that has tactical skills, and strategic depth. Now, the protoChurch I have discussed here could offer such opportunities…

      Perhaps Alex Linder’s approach is wrong — though no one much seems bothered by his Christian bashing — but there does need to be a method of ridicule toward any white male in the big tent, if not just mere laughter as his cowardice.

      No one is ATTRACTED by Linder’s Christian bashing, either, and that is the greater problem. Any organization beats disorganization, any day of the week. As to Linder’s “ridicule,” let me assure you that it has no effect whatsoever on Buchanan, who continues to write articles, books, and be invited to serious discussion groups, particularly on television. This is a burden we should all suffer from, as this is the price of effectiveness, in the fulfillment of a metapolitical objective.

      As one commenter noted, “Linder criticizes Christianity. Linder criticizes the one transnational organization that builds schools, churches, and hospitals around the world. It fights poverty and ignorance around the world. It is also the philosophy that united the warring tribes of Europe, allowing them to develop enough surplus resources to align as nations, and then, nation-states.”

      And what have White Nationalists done?

      I will consider it as proof that we are taking our Duty to the Race seriously when Counter-Currents gets the thermometer to its goal of $25,000.

      Kevin Alfred Strom had it right. We’re Going To Win! All we have to do is make the decision, I repeat, the DECISION, to win. The best techniques are offered for free by Bob Whitaker and Horus the Avenger. The best goal is offered by Harold Covington. The best people are waiting for us to present what they KNOW to be true, and offer solutions, in an effective manner, all in an “apple-pie, strictly legal, sort of way.” (HT: Jim “Strictly Legal” Giles)

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  10. Justin Huber
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 10:34 am | Permalink

    If it is possible, I kind of agree with both Greg and Alex on this matter. I agree with Greg in that Pat Buchanan is good starting point for “conservatives” who want to get a little bit out of the mainstream. I’d have to use myself as an example of this. However, I don’t blame Linder for getting mad at Buchanan for being lukewarm. Buchanan goes right to the edge of being radical then backs off. At least that’s how I see it.

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 28, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Permalink

      Buchanan’s being “lukewarm” gets him a place at the table, and, bluntly, a pretty nice lifestyle. “Lukewarm” is part of the price he has to pay to be effective, to the extent he can.

      Our firebrands? Only known by their impotent words, and not by the effectivenes of their deeds. Why? Most of the “firebrands” seem to be a Controlled Opposition, rather like William Luther Pierce certainly seems to have been.

      Ask these “firebrands” what they would do if their Opposition magically went away this afternoon. Then ask them why they aren’t doing that now. Ask them why that is. Please, for their sake, ignore the “Charlie Brown” sweatshirts they wear over their morbidly obese bodies.

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

  11. Posted August 28, 2011 at 11:34 am | Permalink

    Great post, Greg.

    Linder offers real insights and he is right to be wary of Jewish subversion as Jews do have much stronger group consciousness and are much more apt to be able to use other groups for their ends than they are to be used to attain benefits for other groups. But Linder is a bit too hotheaded at times and often gets carried away with his ad hominems that contribute nothing.

    As for the other person who has waded into this dispute, an unnamed Southern nationalist, who endlessly and mindlessly rehashes the canard that America is run by the blacks, he has even less to offer in this dicsussion than the ill-tempered Linder.

    Keep up the good work and don’t let the bastards drag you down.

    • Posted August 28, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

      @ “As for the other person who has waded into this dispute, an unnamed Southern nationalist, who endlessly and mindlessly rehashes the canard that America is run by the blacks, he has even less to offer in this discussion than the ill-tempered Linder.”

      In fact, these are the pearls of wisdom that the unnamed Southern is now offering us:

      • Jewish history is the story of the Jews declaring war on God… and God punishing the Jews.

      • My proposal is that we convert to Christianity and conservatism … we go about our business, get married, have children, build strong institutions in our communities, reconcile with our neighbors, enjoy our live, pretend to be “lemmings” … and eventually the Jews will simply die off

      • God always has the last word with the Jews. In the Old Testament, God punishes the Jews on countless occasions. Every time the Jews turn their back on God, he retaliates against the Jews and forces them into submission.

      • Southerners are Christians. They understand the Word of God. This gives us a massive advantage over the Jews (who the “real Jew” see as apostates) who have declared war on God. Unlike them, we have God on our side.

      • It is not our role to punish the Jews. God always judges and punishes his Chosen People. Do you honestly believe the Jews are going to get away with forsaking God?

      • Posted August 28, 2011 at 5:57 pm | Permalink

        Something is definitely not right with our southern nationalist friend. I used to be perplexed as to what kind of person can claim to be well-acquainted with the writing of Kevin MacDonald and William L. Pierce and yet manage to conclude that Blacks run America.

        Now I am beginning to suspect his role is merely to throw sand in people’s eyes. Some of that rhetoric is vaguely reminiscent of what Jews say about themselves – especially the nonsense about themselves having been persecuted and cursed by God for not having been dutifully obedient to his wishes.

        Anyone who is dumb enough to believe that America is presently run by Blacks is also liable to believe that until recently America was run by white Protestant Christian, that Jews must play a marginal role because we have never elected Jew to be President, and that our democratic republic truly does represent rule by, of, and for the people. Basically, this is a child’s understanding of who wields power and influence in our society.

        In his book, The Judas Goats Michael Collins Piper explains how FBI operatives in the WN movement were instructed by their handlers to avoid discussing Jewish power as much as possible. Hal Turner comes to mind as typical example. I think the same maybe true of our demented Southern nationalist friend. He may not be an asset of the FBI, SPLC, ADL or any of our enemies – but he is a JudasGoat.

      • Posted September 3, 2011 at 11:31 am | Permalink

        @Chechar: I followed your link and read the whole discussion. I don’t know who this Southerner is, and I may not agree with anything else he says, but the statements you quoted about God and the Jews make perfect sense.

        Jewish history is the story of the Jews declaring war on God… and God punishing the Jews.

        That *is* the story they live in. The “punishment” is something they do to themselves. In medicine, there is such a thing as psychosomatic illness, where your mind makes you sick. Likewise, the Jews bring disaster on themselves when the “God” voice in their internal dialogue tells them they deserve it.

        The Southerner continues,

        It is not our role to punish the Jews.

        Exactly right. We *cannot* punish the Jews. The only thing we can do is hold up a mirror and let them see that they are not following their own moral code. Then let events run their course.

      • Fourmyle of Ceres
        Posted September 3, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Permalink

        Chechyar:

        I must take issue with the quotes you cited. They lead us down the Path that has led us to the sad state of affairs we find ourselves in, which we let happen to us by not doing what works for the Jews, identifying ALL issues in terms of the One Commandment: Is it best for the Race?

        Cited in blockquotes:

        • Jewish history is the story of the Jews declaring war on God… and God punishing the Jews.

        It is also the history of the Jews parasitically destroying all nations they came into contact with. Most of us refuse to accept the fact that God does not call for us to be potted plants, certainly, Joan and Martel would take issue with the feminine passivity supported here.

        • My proposal is that we convert to Christianity and conservatism … we go about our business, get married, have children, build strong institutions in our communities, reconcile with our neighbors, enjoy our live, pretend to be “lemmings” … and eventually the Jews will simply die off

        Conservatism is simply “a racket to bluff the fools.” (HT: Savitri Devi) It has lost every repeat every policy battle since WWII, and this is not by accident. See what Sobran said Buckley said to him about this, and see how history supports Sobran. Conservatism is simply another false flag, impotence masked in Old Glory.

        “Christianity” has become perverted into Judeo-Christianity, and functionally represents the triumph of Marxist-Feminism.

        Note that, in Harold Covington’s terms, this simply offers us the Form of 1950’s America, without explicitly stating so. This will not return, but it is useful for our Enemies to have us chasing one more football, Charlie Brown.

        My comments on what Christianity should have been, and must become, are a matter of record on this site.

        • God always has the last word with the Jews. In the Old Testament, God punishes the Jews on countless occasions. Every time the Jews turn their back on God, he retaliates against the Jews and forces them into submission.

        That’s the Story of Man. This passive model of Christianity, the Marxist-Feminist “Let God Do It” model, ignores our clear responsibility to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. If God is going to do it all, what does He need us for? Judaism is the anti-Christianity, and we must not let them win by default, which is what the Marxist-Feminist and Judeo-Christians want to happen.

        Again, we see in this the fatalism that is a reaction to the demoralization we have been attacked with. “Why fight?” say the theologians. “Let God do it.” However, God called on Martel, and Joan. Good thing, too. No passivity in either one. He made it simple for Joan, too. “What do you have against the English?” “Nothing, except that they do not belong here. That is all that matters.”

        • Southerners are Christians. They understand the Word of God. This gives us a massive advantage over the Jews (who the “real Jew” see as apostates) who have declared war on God. Unlike them, we have God on our side.

        No. Southerners are Judeo-Christians. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed to license preachers who would what the Owners wanted them to say, from the pulpit, “in God’s Name.” The metatheme of their preaching was submission to the King. Yes, they were allowed to say, No King but Jesus,” but they were also told, “Until He returns, go along with what the Owners want you to do, anyway. Suffer graciously, as your physical poverty is simply the mirror of your moral and spiritual superiority.”

        And, Southerners don’t understand where the King James Version came from, much less the Word of God. They quote the verses that have been pounded into them from birth, without having the context into which the verses should be placed.

        And, for any “massive advantage over the Jews,” this sounds more like the errors of Dr. E. Michael Jones. “Advantage?” Look at the distributions of income, education and wealth of the Jews over the Southern Christians. You must be kidding.

        And, as for” having God on our side,” I remind you He expects us to be on His side as well, and to demonstrate this by doing what He wants us to do. He does not want us to be Jews, or the servants of Jews. Yet, that is what many Fundamentalists want, in fact, if not in name.

        Joan was on God’s Side, as was Martel. For that, we should be thankful.

        • It is not our role to punish the Jews. God always judges and punishes his Chosen People. Do you honestly believe the Jews are going to get away with forsaking God?

        It is not our role to be victims of Judaism, either. Your grasp of Scripture is in error. God “judges and punishes” everybody (see FLOOD, The see also SODOM and GOMORRAH)). As for the Jews “getting away with forsaking God,” that is between them, and God.

        That’s not my battle.

        Our battle is with Judaism, which is the EXACT opposite of Christianity. Jews are simply nodes through which this process works. That’s why Jews state that if one Jew remains, Judaism remains, and will win.

        That is, unless we DO SOMETHING about that. After all, we might not have plans for the Jews. The Jews certainly have Plans for us.

        What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

      • Posted September 4, 2011 at 12:08 pm | Permalink

        Fourmyle, I think “pearls of wisdom” was sarcastic. Chechar intended the quotations to demonstrate that the Southerner is an idiot. He may be an idiot, but some of what he says is true (although maybe not the way he meant it). Judaism as it exists today contains the seeds of its own destruction. Israel will implode regardless of what we do or don’t do. That’s not to say we should be passive, in general.

        Your grasp of Scripture is in error. God “judges and punishes” everybody (see FLOOD, The see also SODOM and GOMORRAH)).

        Hello?? Do you believe all that?

      • Fourmyle of Ceres
        Posted September 4, 2011 at 2:23 pm | Permalink

        Lyle Burkhead in blockquote:

        Fourmyle, I think “pearls of wisdom” was sarcastic. Chechar intended the quotations to demonstrate that the Southerner is an idiot. He may be an idiot, but some of what he says is true (although maybe not the way he meant it). Judaism as it exists today contains the seeds of its own destruction. Israel will implode regardless of what we do or don’t do. That’s not to say we should be passive, in general.

        Your grasp of Scripture is in error. God “judges and punishes” everybody (see FLOOD, The see also SODOM and GOMORRAH)).

        Hello?? Do you believe all that?

        Thanks for the insight. I simply overcompensate, for one of the purposes of Counter-Currents is not just to allow Others to be wrong, but to demonstrate why they are wrong, and what right looks like.

        Israel will implode, but they have sent their Posterity to occupy and control Los Angeles, New York, and Washington. Thus, the State of Israel will remain as a legal entity, with offices in Geneva. The nation of Israel will continue apace, fulfilling their Talmudic purpose. Judaism, as the direct opposite of Christianity, will continue to transform Christianity into its handmaiden whenever possible.

        As to a God who punishes, people who claim to understand God start with one God, or another. Nothing can be done about this, even as they seek to remake God in their image. However, this “kinder, gentler, nonjudgmental God” is a tool of the Owners, useful to keep the Church soft, Feminist, gelded, and very, very ineffective. It is useful to begin to reach them by pointing out the obvious, that THEIR God punishes.

        So, when they say, “God loves all,” it is helpful to SHOW them that God might love them, but not what they are doing. As a Child you are the result of many things; as an Adult, you are what you DO. That’s how God sees it, as I see it. Anyway, that’s how I see it!

        What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

      • Phil
        Posted September 8, 2011 at 6:48 am | Permalink

        He doesn’t say blacks run America. He says American is run for blacks by jews.

  12. Junghans
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 11:35 pm | Permalink

    Greg’s final paragraph, ‘an afterthought’, is indeed the crux of our racial & political dilemma. These innate, White-Anglo racial foibles have to be squarely faced, pondered and overcome, or else.

  13. Robert in Arabia
    Posted August 28, 2011 at 11:59 pm | Permalink

    Black Run America simply means that America is run for the benefit of Blacks in so far as this harms Whites. Who do you imagine orchestrates this? Leprechauns?

  14. Lew
    Posted August 29, 2011 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    I skimmed the article fast, and haven’t read the comments. I don’t think Buchanan is an enemy or the late Sam Francis.

    No major WNist writer as far as I know has ever dealt with the topic “who is the enemy”?

    It’s another area where there seems be intractable and possibly irreconcilable disagreement. And the unproductive circular firing squads are thus likely to continue.

    A loose definition of a clear non-enemy to me is any person or group who supports fewer non-Whites in European lands no matter what their motive or thinking behind it, or whatever other defects might exist in their overall thinking. A non-enemy is someone who again regardless of motive draws attention to the value of Western culture, who praises European achievement, or who draws attention to racial double standards and injustices against Whites such AA.

    By this definition, everyone from some of the more racially aware Tea Party folks, to Youth For Western Civilization, to the paleocons like Pat Buchanan, to Jared Taylor, all the way to the people who favor the ideal — a Jew-free ethnostate — should be regarded as non-enemies and thus not attacked by WNist who support the ideal. People at the far should critique their ideas, of course, but that’s different than maliciously attacking in a way that will likely alienate the supporters of those men and drive them away rather than toward positions further to the Right.

    Far right WNists instead of smearing Jared Taylor or Pat Buchanan as controlled opposition, for example, should just say something like “they’re right on immigration, but wrong on another important issue, Jewish influence, and here’s why.” Very simple.

    The whole spectrum should relentlessly the assault what I regard as the true enemy, people and groups who do the reverse of the things I mentioned. That would be groups who support more immigration, suppress the truth about Black crime and so on.

    • Greg Johnson
      Posted August 29, 2011 at 11:57 am | Permalink

      Lew,

      This is a VERY important topic.

      I am working on a piece on that very topic, entitled “Friends, Allies, and Enemies.” But it is somewhat down on the queue, as I want to bring some other pieces to conclusion first.

      But I agree entirely with your view here. What you mean by non-enemies encompasses both friends and allies.

      If we are going to function as a counter-current to the mainstream’s steady suck to the left, we have to be principled and critical of people who lie closer to the mainstream, but we also have to be fair-minded, collegial, and decent — not “vicious” and “polarizing.”

      Thanks again for your good work.

      • Lew
        Posted August 30, 2011 at 5:25 am | Permalink

        I fundamentally don’t get Linder’s argument, in particular the fact that he is essentially the same arguments as ten years ago (the canny Sammy argument transferred to new “enemies.”

        The man can cut a sentence, but ultimately there is something defective in his judgement. Not considering a change in approach after ten years of serious failure in meeting his own goals doesn’t make sense.

        If one is a radical WNist leader with a Jew-free ethnostate as the goal, and one has limited time and resources, who does make sense to broadside?

        If, for example, WNists agree with 40% – 50% of Buchanan, Brimelow, and Taylor’s ideas — just grabbing out a number out of thin air here to make a point — and DISAGREE with 100% of Potok and Wise’s ideas, who does it make sense to release the dogs on given limited time and resources?

        Moreover, no one knows for sure to what extent Buchanan is influencing the true elites with some of his harder edged stuff.

        His next book will supposedly be about a worldwide resurgence of ethnonationalism and the break up of the United States. It might premature to write off Buchanan as a supporter of some form of a White ethnostate. We will see.

      • Fourmyle of Ceres
        Posted September 3, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Permalink

        Some comments concerning Lew’s comments:

        Lew in blockquote:

        I fundamentally don’t get Linder’s argument, in particular the fact that he is essentially the same arguments as ten years ago (the canny Sammy argument transferred to new “enemies.”

        The man can cut a sentence, but ultimately there is something defective in his judgement. Not considering a change in approach after ten years of serious failure in meeting his own goals doesn’t make sense.

        Look at what I call “The Two VNN’s.” VNN 1.0 is archived on VNN, and contains a lot of excellent, well thought out ideas across the entire spectrum of organized human activity. Virtually all of those people left in frustration. VNN, to them, seems to have implicitly made promises, but did nothing to carry them forward.

        Like Pierce.

        VNN 2.0 – the asylum where the New Arkamists run wild – is little more than a pale reflection of VNN 1.0. The few diamonds, to the casual reader, are buried under a wall of delusional ravings. I used to think this was accidental. Yet, the incredible quality of the people who came to VNN, and left (“Geoff Beck,” for one) says that VNN is truly, in effect, the William Luther Pierce Electronic Newspaper. Period. Full stop. End of discussion.

        Why are the raving lunatics allowed full access, and even, it would seem, domination? It’s because VNN Forum should really never have been a forum; it really never should have been. VNN should have been an electronic newspaper, with judicious commentary, and well-written editorials. Indeed, the model might well have been Strom and Pierce’s American Dissident Voices broadcasts, where they would comment on some letters they had received dealing with earlier broadcasts.

        Looking for what White Nationalism COULD be, and SHOULD become, on VNN, is to look for the living among the dead. Over the years, VNN could have led to the foundation of a new nation, perhaps even a Northwest Republic. Now, it seems to be essentially oppositionally defiant, opposed to All That Is Not Pierce, and, it would seem, violently opposed to the most mature, Adult development of all, a White Ethnostate, a Northwest Republic. How very Piercian, that.

        If one is a radical WNist leader with a Jew-free ethnostate as the goal, and one has limited time and resources, who does make sense to broadside?

        If, for example, WNists agree with 40% – 50% of Buchanan, Brimelow, and Taylor’s ideas — just grabbing out a number out of thin air here to make a point — and DISAGREE with 100% of Potok and Wise’s ideas, who does it make sense to release the dogs on given limited time and resources?

        Accepting the good Buchanan, et. al., have to offer requires the Adult ability of mature discernment, taking what we can use from what is offered to us. Half a loaf is better than none, but that would require walking away from claims to ideological purity, to being a Keeper of the True Flame, and losing the claim to moral superiority that would seem to compensate for any lack of political effectiveness.

        Why attack Francis, who was well on his way to being one of us, instead of seeing what great analysis he had to offer, and pointing out, gently and graciously, that we have something a bit more to his liking, a White Ethnostate. He would have been perfect for helping to develop the political, cultural and Constitutional foundations for a Northwest Republic. Perhaps that is why he was so vilified. Dead, he can be safely scorned. Alive, he might have joined up with Harold Covington, and made the sort of difference the Conservatives would never have allowed him to make. Of course, he would be the sort of intellectual competition the Piercians lived in fear of.

        Oh.

        Moreover, no one knows for sure to what extent Buchanan is influencing the true elites with some of his harder edged stuff.

        His next book will supposedly be about a worldwide resurgence of ethnonationalism and the break up of the United States. It might premature to write off Buchanan as a supporter of some form of a White ethnostate. We will see.

        A very strong point. Remember, Buchanan certainly is a strong supporter of a White Ethnostate. THAT particular outworking of the White Racial Impulse would have been the original America, from Jamestown/Plymouth Rock to, say, 1860. Another outworking, from, say, 2050 on, would be the Northwest Republic. Buchanan would have enjoyed working on that with Sam Francis, I think.

        So would I.

        What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted August 29, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Permalink

      One quick thought.

      This thread mentioned Bob Whitaker, whose focus, for all of his life in politics, has been effectiveness, as the indispensable foundation of political purity.

      I realized what it is that Kevin Alfred Strom spoke of, and Harold Covington just GETS so well it hurts to realize how wrong we have been.

      Greg Johnson said the key to what is wrong with many of “us,” the self-identified White Nationalists, is that we have already been defeated. We have been so effectively demoralized that we have surrendered. The result is nihilism, and “acting out” in the functional equivalent of the hallmark of adolescence, oppositional defiance. The end result remains despair, and total ineffectiveness.

      What can we offer to correct this, we who speak of meditations involving mountain peaks, metapolitical orders, and laying the living foundation for a racial Homeland, as the temporal bridge to the metapolitical order, including, along the way, a Mars Colony?

      We can offer two things no one else has tried.

      Hope, and a new way of thinking, within a new framework of the temporal bridge to the metapolitical order.

      HOPE – the emotional foundation for the ACTIVE process of counterpoint to the systemic and systematic demoralization.

      All of our plans – new Churches, redefintion of Christianity, new triple bottom line economic thinking, consciously creating a new nation for the Racially Conscious Community – all of them come to naught if no one believes they are not only worthwhile, in the abstract, but worth working for, living for, and dying for, because of the common emotional thread of Hope that binds all of these initiatives.

      That, alone, will counter the feelings of despair that have been driven into us every time we engage the community at large. Hope, knowing that we CAN do this, and we WILL, we MUST, prevail, for the sake of our Posterity.

      Hope, and confidence, as the techniques to be effective are identified and put into effect for us, in the conscious fulfillment of the highest possible Destiny our Race can, and must, meet.

      Now, as to the Restatement of Christianity, and the Orders of Priesthood involved therein. The College of Polaris believes the Order of the Brotherhood of Orion should best spend its time…

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

    • Lew
      Posted August 30, 2011 at 5:39 am | Permalink

      Sorry for all the typos in comments. I don’t usually have time to sit in front of a computer to read blogs. I typed that one standing in line for coffee, and proofreading and editing on a phone is a pain anyway…

  15. Posted September 3, 2011 at 8:59 am | Permalink

    From the last paragraph, the afterthought:

    The depressing truth I am struggling to come to grips with is that our race must be saved in spite of itself, and against its will.

    This is a category mistake. A race is not the kind of thing that wants to survive, or wants to be saved, or wants anything else. A race does not have a will.

    No healthy organism needs to be provided with a moral justification for its survival. But white people do.

    People still care about their own survival, as individual organisms.

    I agree with what you are getting at here, but it needs to be stated carefully.

  16. Lew
    Posted September 5, 2011 at 11:12 am | Permalink

    Fourmyle of Ceres:

    VNN should have been an electronic newspaper, with judicious commentary, and well-written editorials. Indeed, the model might well have been Strom and Pierce’s American Dissident Voices broadcasts, where they would comment on some letters they had received dealing with earlier broadcasts.

    Yes, that would have been a great format for VNN.

    Another problem with Linder is that he has never explained in an easily digestible essay or book, as far as I know, why people intrigued by his intelligence and impressed by his rhetorical skill but repelled by his excesses should make time to listen to him.

    He just insults anyone disagrees with him.

    It is unfortunate because at any given time on VNN, one might find sheer brilliance like this…

    Alex Linder:

    Examining [the Jews] behavior is pretty close to foolproof. If you look at the behavior of jews who claim they’re pro-White what you find is they care about one thing mainly, not to say only: ridding White Nationalism of ‘anti-semitism.’ Which should cause you to emit a sick laugh. A jew who really was pro-White would do one of two things: 1) quit judaism and assimilate into the white population forever; 2) go to war with his fellow jews to rid them of their loxism. How can a pro-White (jew) complain about ‘anti-semitism’ among Whites when it’s a reaction to jewish behavior, and about 1 million times weaker than anti-Whiteism among jews? So these jews claiming to be pro-White are simply subverters. They’re trying, openly because they’re allowed to, and simultaneously through anonymous or pseudonymous comments on the handful of message boards and websites that matter, to steer genuine Whites into thinking jews aren’t a problem at all, aren’t the main problem, or are just a minor problem that can be turned around fairly easily.

    …which is great material that I wish I could stamp backwards on the forehead of every nationalist who insists on associating with Jews, so that they could read it in the mirror every morning.

    But the great material is usually buried in a lot of schoolyard stuff like this…

    Alex Linder in response to a conservative commenter at Majority Rights (my emphasis):

    [Winers] don’t ‘appeal’ or ‘try to get a hearing.’ Passive, passive, passive, wimpy, wimpy, wimpy, loser, loser, loser. Like most conservatives, you’re tone deaf….

    I hate to use a niggerism, but either go big or don’t go at all. This wimpy democratic-electoral appeal to lazy, cowardly, selfish middle-class khaki wearers is ridiculous.

    Loser, lazy, coward, selfish…

    No one is going to listen to that.

    • Fourmyle of Ceres
      Posted September 5, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Permalink

      Lew:

      Thanks for the comments re Linder and VNN.

      I have been thinking about a metaphor that could explain the dynamic between Pierce, who acted as a lightning rod AND circuit breaker for White Nationalism, and his acolytes, particularly Linder.

      Got it.

      It seems to resemble that phase in adolescence where you read “Atlas Shrugged,” and think, “Damn it! Here’s the truth at last. It has been kept secret from me, and now I know The Truth about how the world works. I ought to go to metal shop and try to make a belt buckle out of Rearden Metal. I also ought to go to Galt’s Gulch, and meet people like me, and women who look like Taylor Schilling.”

      Replace “Rand’ with “William Luther Pierce,” and you get the picture.

      When you look at the wide range of organized human activity, you realize Rand captures one small section of it perfectly, in a perfectly Platonic world. The Adult response it to take that, and Do Something with it to transform the world into the place our Race deserves, only our Race can create.

      Pierce spoke of, and wrote of, “White Zion,” a series of “archipelagoes” where our Race could live, work and play. That was a nice way to be ineffective, as he was suppose to be, past a certain point.

      In short, Pierce chose “Galt’s Gulch,” which you can visit today as a broken down mudhole in West Virginia. It’s a Child’s Idea of a super-secret playground, with our own Boy’s Secret Clubhouse, but certainly no preserve where the Race can recharge itself, recover its transcendental sense of Purpose in the fulfillment of Destiny, and come back, stronger, purer, cleaner and harder than ever.

      Don’t get me wrong. Nightly, I medtiate upon the symbol of Eddie Willers, staring at the headlight on the Taggart “Comet,” trapped helplessly on the prairies. I also meditate on the hidden communities people fled to, as Rand briefly mentioned in that section.

      That leads me to the man who succeeded where Pierce deliberately failed, Harold Covington.

      At Galt’s Gulch, SOMEONE has to cut the htrres, build the houses, place in the utilities, set up the fences – SOMEONE has to Do all of that. Rand is silent on the blue collar workers who did that. Galt’s Gulch is a world of magic. No Galt, no magic, no Galt’s Gulch. No Pierce, no White Nationalism, no White Archipelagoes.

      No way!

      Harold Covington saw this with the eyes of an Adult. Countries do no come into being overnight; even archipelagoes require a Guiding Concept to organize around. The eternal question- THE QUESTION – asked of all White Nationalists, “If all you say is true, THEN WHAT?” overcomes trivial, self-defeating exercises, like the magical creation of White Archipelagoes.

      The Question, continuously asked, leads to the Northwest Republic. As an analytical model, it is far superior to Galt’s Gulch – lots of work, decades, even centuries, of disciplined, hard work, leading to the Racial Homeland. The Pagans said, “You bring the battle, the Gods will bring the victory.”

      I consider Linder to be rather like Rand’s acolyte, Nathaniel Branden, in many ways. Both went up to the line defined by their mentors, and I do not think either ever crossed the line. Brilliant at one thing, that’s the one thing they have to offer.

      Pierce only spoke to the head, and only from the perspective of the learned helplessness of Charlie Brown before these vast, transnational forces that victimized us. His practice was to demoralize us into very learned helplessness, the one thing he had to offer. No hope, no Plan, and no activity. “Football, Charlie Brown? Pierce will hold the ball for you to kick. Go ahead WOOOPS! Sorry, Charlie. Try again? Good!” William Luther Pierce? VNN? “Demoralization ‘R’ Us!”

      Contrast this with Covington. Something touched the soul of Harold Covington when he stood outside Chapel Hill High School. Something has called him forward, living a life that, materialistically, is a pale reflection of what he could have lived, Calling him to Rhodesia, risking life and limb in the service of the Race.

      And Covington has succeeded far beyond where Pierce, and his acolytes, ever could have.

      I taught my Nephews, my Posterity, high school graduates, to read starting with “A Distant Thunder.” They would read a paragraph, mouthing the words slowly (God, the anger I felt when I realized this was the deliberate outcome of their school system!). They would finish a sentence, and we would discuss it, in the context of the preceding sentence, the paragraph, the chapter, and then the book’s themes. They can RELATE to Shane Ryan. They can RELATE to Rooney Wingfield. They can RELATE to the mythos Covington is weaving for them, and they can transform their lives in the Light Covington supplied. Covington’s White Nationalism is active, emotionally deep, and intellectually more than the equal of anything Pierce (and Linder) have ever done. You see, Covington speaks to the head, the heart, AND the Spirit, which united them in a common purpose, and calls them forward.

      I also read from the “Perspective” section from “Imperium” nightly, and meditate on my Duty. That includes sending money to counter-currents regularly, without fail.

      What’s In YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

      • Lew
        Posted September 6, 2011 at 6:18 am | Permalink

        Fourmyle,

        Good observations and a great parallel. You always say a lot worth responding to, and again I just don’t have the time. It’s always a pleasure reading your comments, however, and reflecting on what you have to say.

        IMO the fundamental lesson of Linder / VNNs utter failure is that radical nationalism wedded to misanthropy and contempt is a dead end.

        Even though it’s often painful to look up, see what Whites have become, and not let misanthropy creep into your head, expressions of contempt (rather than critique) just don’t do any good.

        We need more radicals, quite frankly, like yourself, ones who offer an unflinching critique of the conservatives but mixed with postivr alternatives (focus northwest) and humor (Charlie Brown) rather than unnecessary sneers.

  17. Fourmyle of Ceres
    Posted September 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Permalink

    Lew:

    Thanks for the kind words. Some observations:

    Lew in blockquote:

    IMO the fundamental lesson of Linder / VNNs utter failure is that radical nationalism wedded to misanthropy and contempt is a dead end.

    Let me go a bit further: nationalism that is not wedded to nation-building, and then the creation of a nation-state, in a racial Homeland – a country we call OURS, based explicitly on what is best for the Race – is doomed to be a tale told, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing that matters, in terms of effectiveness, in terms of the true exercise of political power.

    Pierce/VNN leave us with the impotence of those who have learned helplessness as their coping mechanism to the world around them, and rationalize this helplessness as proof of their moral superiority. Mockery is a poor form of criticism, and a very ineffective substitute for constructive criticism, and perhaps that is all it is meant to be. Like Pierce, VNN is Tonight’s Entertainment, and nothing more. Nothing has come of it, and that;s why tremendously talented people left.

    That’s where we come in.

    In politics, organization, no matter how little or inept, beats disorganization, every time. Organization is done for a purpose, to achieve a goal, one the members of the organization can gain from. Pierce/VNN – really, one and the same, for all practical purposes – leads to the impotence of anger, to no positive avail. The Enemy must rejoice, for the result is that we further demoralized, as we look at the compass that pointed to ineffectiveness.

    So, VNN demoralizes as well as Pierce did, offering the Form of criticism, without the substance of a Solution. Why am I not surprised? Why do great people join VNN, and leave, in bewildered disgust, at how the flash of Insight is seen as a flash in the pan, and THEN, the New Arkhamists attack anyone who might disrupt the status quo.

    “Let Pierce Be Pierce, and Let VNN Be VNN.”

    Let them rest in such peace as they choose.

    Dwelling on what THEY are doing to US is pretty much what THEY want. Yes, to a substantial degree, Metzger is right – we let this happen to us. Burnham’s “The Suicide of the West” is a good overview of the process at work. The end result, demoralization, lays the foundation for destruction, as Bezmenov so ably documented.

    The best alternatives are the metapolitical project, the Northwest Republic as a racial Homeland and as a temporal bridge for the metapolitical project, and a Restatement of Christianity, based on the Gospel of John, and a revitalization of the Eternal Masculine though transforming the same Pagan religious practices that worked for the Early Church.

    The reason these are the best altertnatives is (1) they give us a Framework to analyze what is wrong with the status quo, and (2) develop creative alternatives to a system that is dying, and wants us, and our Children, our Posterity, thrown on its funeral pyre.

    Remember, their goal is the genocide of the white Race, and the destruction of Western Civilization, particularly Western Civilization after the Enlightenment. Their goal is a New Dark Age, a transnational feudalism, reducing the planet to a dark, lifeless orb circling the Sun to no good effect.

    Only Harold Covington (and a precious few people at counter-currents!) realizes this, understands what must be done, and are removing all of our excuses, all of our rationalizations for our ineffectiveness.

    Incidentally, isn’t it just fascinating that people say they are totally opposed to what is coming, and yet these same people do not send anything at all to counter-currents? Lincoln, when informed of the statements of the secessionists of their willingness to shed the last drop of their blood for Dixie, remarked, in effect “They’ll have no say over the last drop. It’s the FIRST drop they do not want to shed.”

    Even a Hallmark card with any amount, given regularly, says “Thank you” more than you can know, and is deeply appreciated, more than you can know.

    What’s in YOUR Future? Focus Northwest!

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