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Pieter Bruegel the Elder's painting Hunters in the Snow.

The Hunters in the Snow. Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565.

I remember December 31, 2009 like it was yesterday. I was driving back home from work, reflecting on my life during the last ten years. I also wondered just how the 2000s would be defined or characterized as a decade. The first thoughts that came to mind about the 2000s were the ongoing wars in the Middle East after 9/11, the US election of a black president, and the increasing importance of cell phones and the internet in our daily lives. Yet despite the changes in technology, at least from a cultural aspect, things didn’t seem so different when comparing my life from 2000 to 2009. The same cannot be said for the 2010s.

On December 31st, 2019, I also reflected on the passing decade. Looking back at all the radical changes that have occurred in the last few years, 2010 seems like a lifetime ago. It also seems like another world. To put it bluntly, a world that wasn’t so anti-white.

The current state that we as white people find ourselves in today would seem like a dystopian nightmare just several years ago. I keep asking myself: How the hell did we end up here? How did white people become the source of all evil, responsible for all the past, present and future injustices of humankind? How did we become minority populations in our own homelands? More importantly, how did we reach the point where having a positive identity, an in-group preference or sticking up for our own rights could jeopardize our friendships, careers or even safety?

Better minds and writers have already identified the sources of anti-white groups and propaganda. These great minds also explained that while most of the anti-white propaganda in our educational institutions, media and governments started decades ago, they were often kept at minimal levels. Looking back, it appears that anti-white sentiment in our current culture became overt during the last few years. This is why I have started to refer to the 2010s as the anti-white decade.

2010 – 2011

In cultural terms, 2010 and 2011 can be seen as a continuation of the previous decade. Yet there were some events that set a precedent for the future, particularly the legal battle between the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona and the federal government over immigration. The courts would ultimately side in favor of the federal government, giving them the final authority in enforcing immigration laws over local authorities. However, most people understood that the federal government was not interested in arresting illegal immigrants. It was an unspoken rule that federal agencies would often implement “catch and release” policies in specific areas. One needs only to recall the tragic deaths of Kate Steinle and Mollie Tibbetts to notice how often non-white illegal aliens get arrested for crimes, only to be released by federal authorities to commit more violence against white people.


During the 2012 US presidential campaign, strategists from both the DNC and Obama’s staff openly admitted to focusing their outreach strategies away from white middle class men. Instead, they planned on creating a new coalition with minorities, white women and college-educated whites as the focal point. Hence, they were only looking to court the votes of the “good whites.” These statements show that even back in 2012, racial demographics were changing to the point where a political party could effectively campaign and win an election without the core of the majority population: Middle class white men.

The Trayvon Martin – George Zimmerman incident would also make headlines throughout 2012 and 2013. The media depicted George Zimmerman, a Hispanic, as a white man who killed a black teen after a physical altercation. This wasn’t the first time that the media would cherry-pick a case to fit their narrative that innocent blacks are oppressed by evil, white racists. What made this case unique was the blatant bias in the media; various news outlets were caught modifying evidence, from deceptive audio edits to selective reporting of events and witnesses. Even more important, however, was the atmosphere that was created after the trial. Random white people were assaulted by blacks in response to the media coverage, yet these incidents were often ignored by the media.

2013 – 2014

In response to the Martin-Zimmerman media coverage, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement started in mid-2013. BLM would again cherry-pick cases to fit their anti-white narrative that innocent, young black males were constantly being killed by white “racist” cops. Despite statistics proving the exact opposite, BLM would hold protests throughout major US cities, often blocking traffic, while blaming the police and white society for “institutional racism.” Naturally, the “good whites” were required to virtue signal and show solidarity with BLM, especially in response to naive white Christians and conservatives who had the audacity to say “all lives matter.” It always made me wonder why self-hating whites would try to show solidarity to blacks when these same self-hating whites don’t even show solidarity to their own race.

A similar situation occurred in 2014 when police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown. What started as a typical example of a black male suspect resisting arrest ended up being another anti-white media frenzy. The media spun facts to their narrative, creating the slogan “hands up, don’t shoot,” despite forensic evidence confirming that Brown did not have his hands up while being shot. Again, this didn’t stop innocent white people from being attacked by blacks throughout the US in response to the trial verdict acquitting Officer Wilson. The media’s coverage also influenced the “Ferguson Effect,” where black criminality increased in major US cities as white police officers began to fear being accused of racial profiling.

On a more anecdotal note, I personally started to notice the rise in anti-white sentiment around 2013 and 2014. I remember being on dates where after having a disagreement on something, women would end up telling me that I had to check my “white privilege.” This, despite them also being white. Around 2014, I started to see the term “activism” advertised on dating and even LinkedIn profiles. The way these things were written, you could tell that they weren’t trying to save the spotted owl from going extinct. More than likely, they probably wanted white people to go extinct.


2015 would see the beginnings of the refugee crisis and the rise of Social Justice Warriors (SJWs). We would later find out the “Syrian” refugee crisis was an orchestrated effort by various NGOs, which the media would blatantly lie about; practically acting as its PR firm. Any time in the past that a large population of men entered a foreign continent, they were rightly identified as invaders. Those invaders were not labeled “asylum-seekers” or “refugees” as the media often called them.

Yet the media weren’t the only ones to blame. Why didn’t the governments and politicians of Europe consult its native white citizens first, before importing thousands of foreigners? It seems that the only people that really wanted these waves of immigrants were the Jewish-led NGOs that brought them there. By the end of 2015, Western European countries were reaping the rewards of diversity, as these “refugees” were already committing violent crime, rape and murder.

Despite all the sexual assaults committed by these migrants, we saw college students holding up signs that read “smash the patriarchy” and “refugees welcome” at the same time. While it’s tough to pinpoint the origins of SJWs, an early but infamous example was the 2015 struggle sessions of minority students at Yale condemning their professors and white classmates. Criticizing SJWs may seem like low-hanging-fruit, but let’s not forget the racial aspect. Most of the SJW campus fiascos started with non-white students shaming white professors and students. After all, intersectionality always meets at the crossroads of anti-white propaganda.

The Trump campaign started in the summer of 2015, but things didn’t really start to heat up until early 2016. While Trump did start talking about immigration and his potential “Muslim ban” early in his campaign, things were still civil enough that even Saturday Night Live had Trump as the main host in November 2015. That would all change soon enough.


By 2016, there wasn’t a week that went by where Trump and his supporters weren’t being smeared with all the classic slurs: Racist, fascist, white-supremacist. In this way, 2016 can be considered the boiling point of the decade. Antifa started harassing and attacking various people at Trump rallies. BLM protests also continued and would eventually incite violence, such as the fatal shooting of five Dallas police officers by a BLM protestor in July of that year. Even the “good whites” couldn’t escape harassment, as white feminists were constantly being criticized by minorities for not being “woke” enough (a term popularized in 2016). Perhaps Hillary Clinton’s so-called “deplorable speech” in September 2016 was her way of trying to be a strong white “ally.” Regardless, her speech encapsulated the resentment and disdain the ruling elites had with middle class white people. Nevertheless, white people had two big (albeit short lived) victories in 2016 with Brexit and Trump’s election. Both of these populist victories can be seen as a rejection of immigration and white displacement.


2017 was the year that the elites started striking back. Antifa protests and attacks became more prominent, leading to the violence caused at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. Here, the authorities shut down a lawful assembly, used police to force rally attendants into a violent crowd of Antifa protestors, and hoped for violence which they would then blame on pro-white activists. Immediately after the events of Charlottesville, numerous websites, YouTube channels and social media accounts were shut down. While many people refer to this initial period as “the great shuttening,” there would be more periods of deplatforming and censorship over the next few years.

In 2017 the Supreme Court once again ruled through its decision on Matal v. Tam that the term “hate speech” is entirely subjective. Furthermore, they reaffirmed that any hate speech laws limiting the First Amendment would be unconstitutional. Yet around this same time, various anti-white groups such as Hope Not Hate, the ADL, and the SPLC started lobbying and even working with tech firms to censor and deplatform hate speech. Of course, only white people are accused of hate speech. Companies have fired or refused service to white people accused of hate speech, despite the Supreme Court ruling hate speech laws to be unconstitutional. Maybe once and while you might get a minority that receives social shaming for criticizing Israel. But even then, they aren’t punished or censored to the same extent that white dissidents are.

2018 – 2019

The last two years of the decade brought more censorship and deplatforming. More importantly, both Brexit and Trump’s campaign promises would ultimately be stalled through activist judges and government bureaucracies. And while the trends of anti-white propaganda in entertainment have been prevalent throughout the 2010’s, they seem to have reached a pinnacle in 2018 and 2019. Most commercials now feature interracial couples and many book and movie franchises have had minority actors replacing historically white characters. Just look at Netflix’s Witcher series, or the recent cast photos of Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series. Whether it be film studios, book companies or video game publishers, our art and our hobbies have been weaponized against us. And for what? Diversity? To highlight other cultures or artists of color? Only white art and white artists are considered “problematic.”


Looking back on the previous decade can easily make a person depressed or “blackpilled.” But just as our ancestors survived the harsh northern climates against the odds, so too can we weather the harsh storms of our times. So much of our terms and concepts come from Orwell’s 1984, yet we often forget one of its most insightful passages: “Those who control the present, control the past, and those who control the past, control the future.”

Let’s call an ace an ace, and frame the 2010s as an anti-white decade that we survived and overcame. Despite the ruling elites’ attempts to outvote us, we still got anti-establishment referendums passed and candidates elected. Despite all the lies and propaganda of the media, we were able to report the truths that they didn’t want us knowing about. When they censored us and deplatformed us, we kept creating content and speaking out. And despite unending efforts in blackwashing our arts and entertainment, many people in our community are now creating our own works of art.

We survived a decade that was hostile to white people, and we should also frame the next decade in a way to achieve our goals. Let the next ten years be a rejection of globalization, forced immigration and anti-white propaganda. Let the next ten years be a proclamation of populism, ethnic nationalism and white solidarity. Let the next decade be the decade of white identity politics. When we reflect back on the 2020s and ask ourselves: “How did we end up here?” I want to be living in a homogeneous white society, and reply: “We got here thanks to the hard work of our people. We got here thanks to you.”


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  1. Posted January 27, 2020 at 8:09 am | Permalink

    While we’re on the topic of Sheriff Joe, he’s running for sheriff of Maricopa County again – at age 82! Are there no younger men able and willing to take up the mantle? What’s going on?

  2. c matt
    Posted January 27, 2020 at 8:42 am | Permalink

    I thought the quote went, “Those who control the past, control the future; and those who control the present, control the past” but have not checked it lately. Anywho, we survived the 2010s, but I would not yet claim we have overcome them.

  3. E. Perez
    Posted January 27, 2020 at 4:57 pm | Permalink

    The article starts with an interesting question, and ends with a prayer, but doesnt even come close to an answer.

    “But just as our ancestors survived the harsh northern climates against the odds,…”

    Yes, some thousand years ago. But these are not the same ancestors who brought us into this mess, empowering since some decades a hostile elite which openly declared its goal to make whites a minority and their countries multicultural.

  4. R_Moreland
    Posted January 28, 2020 at 12:30 pm | Permalink

    Back in the 20th century I was in Young Americans for Freedom (yeah, I know, YAF…). An occasional topic of discussion among YAFers was the need to get rid of affirmative action. And to counter the various campus minority advocacy groups. And to maybe limit illegal immigration. In part this was because minority politics were pushing a left of center party line opposed to Buckleyite conservatism.

    But there was something deeper.

    At a gut level rank-and-file YAFers knew that if something were not done to counter the rising tide of non-White activism, America would be so radically changed that the Buckleyite conservative-versus-liberal paradigm would be rendered irrelevant. Like Roman centurions holding some forsaken outpost on the Limes Germanicus as barbarian hordes swarmed westward over the Rhine, we waited for the Emperor to march the legions to our relief and restore the order of the world.

    We had Reagan, we had Gingrich, we had the Contract with America…but just about no one in the conservative establishment was addressing affirmative action, black “studies” (i.e., agitprop), third world immigration, the anti-apartheid (i.e., anti-White South African) insurgency. All of these issues came down to one thing: race. Because without Whites, there would be neither America nor Freedom. Even the great surge of patriotism following the events of 11 September 2001 did nothing to address the racial issue. Whites had bought into the civil rights agenda of “content of character” but minorities had doubled down on “color of skin”…and were pushing their racial interests.

    The point of this digression is that the anti-White surge of the 2010s was the payoff for decades of anti-White agitation.

    What happened in 2010+?

    It’s easy to blame the events of that decade on the second Obama administration. But really Obama was a continuation of the globalist Bush II and Bill Clinton and for that matter Bush I and maybe even Reagan. It just may be that whatever hostile-globalist elites who pull the strings on the politicians had determined that the racial balance of power had sufficiently shifted to bring the anti-White agenda to the next level.

    Consider how Black Lives Matter was the centerpiece of a wider anti-White insurrection, employing the full spectrum of operations: information warfare, civil disobedience, lawfare, open mayhem in the streets, the neutralization of law enforcement, the carving out of spheres of power in campus and corporate sectors. Same tactics as the “Spring” and “Color” revolutions which swept Arab and Eastern European countries during the early 2000s.

    Note that BLM was supported (and guided?) by the same forces which supported (and guided!) the Arab and Color revolutions: the mainstream media; corporatist-globalist financiers; shadowy NGOs; Hillary Clinton.

    The permanent revolution continues from Ferguson to Malmo and points worldwide.

    Think the Man behind the Curtain.

    And act Belisarius.

  5. GC Mandrake
    Posted January 28, 2020 at 3:20 pm | Permalink

    The Orwell quote is in fact: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

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