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Homage to Pizza Hut
The restaurant news headline reads “300 Pizza Huts are Closing,” the articles came to me from a friend in the middle of the night, and I was up working, knowing what I would find before I opened the pieces. Pizza Hut closing 300 or so stores intersects directly with an area of study that concerns me more than most things, how the destruction of social capital and the decline of a strong, white working-class manifests itself in our daily lives. The reports confirmed a trend I've been watching play out in the real world over the past several years. The Pizza Hut locations that are closing as part of the bankruptcy of a restaurant holdings company are nearly all dine-in locations.[1] A special sub-set of pizza restaurants.
The old Pizza Hut dine-in locations were places even a low-income family could have a pleasant experience together. Good pizza came to your table on a hot iron skillet. There were arcade games to play, a jukebox to play your favorite music, solariums were even en vogue during one epoch of the company’s history. 
Nothing seems to be designed with the family in mind anymore. Everything is trending towards serving an atomized and lonely population. One devoid of a past, without much hope or vision for the future.
Back to the old Pizza Huts – those majestic tiffany style lamps, brick interior walls, coffered ceilings made of wooden beams, nice curtains adorning the windows, the build quality that went into a chain pizza place was tremendous! Quality and detail - the relics of a bygone era.
Old Pizza Hut Interior.
Eventually, the Tiffany-style lamps would be replaced with standard lighting you can find at any big box home improvement store. Brick walls are expensive; curtains are difficult to keep clean in a restaurant. I'm sure many of the custom lamps were broken over the years. The shift towards carry-out only stores progressed.
Articles discussing the closure of the dine-in stores mentioned a trend towards ordering online, delivery services, and of course, Covid-19 shutdowns and fallout. These explanations are acceptable if you want to discuss the terminal events or later contributory issues. Yet I find they are somewhat incomplete if you are trying to understand why a population went from enjoying sitting in a solarium in the winter, watching the snow quietly fall above you, warm and safe inside with your favorite Eddie Money song on the radio, kids playing a couple of arcade games safely nearby, to suddenly not. What kind of society gives that up in favor of eating at home alone with Netflix? Who would choose to have their pizza delivered late, cold, likely incorrect, by a foreigner you summoned from an app on your phone, instead of being offered on an iron skillet by a cute waitress that speaks the same language to your plush booth and checkered table cloth?[2]
While the bankruptcy almost exclusively affects the dine-in locations, the better performing carry-out locations will be sold or otherwise remain operational.[3]
Some of the old dine-in buildings will be torn down and the land redeveloped, some will be repurposed, like much of our history, they will exist only in our memories. I’ll still drive by where they used to stand and remember being a kid with a Book IT! ticket for a free pizza and my dad taking me for dinner.[4] I'll remember the local Pizza Hut being one of the first places I drove after getting my license, and being the lunch spot during a frigid November when I was working in construction, replacing a roof right before Thanksgiving. 
Pizza Hut closing hundreds of their dine-in locations leaves another barren space in what used to be part of our public life. The corner stores are violent, malls have the veneer of normalcy but scratch the surface and you often find the demographics and behavior of a third-world bazaar. One less Friday night spot friendly to our kind. One less place to spend time with friends, one less place to go on a date. One less place for a nice white family without much money to have a lovely experience together. 
Going to Pizza Hut after little league games (this used to be a popular commercial and selling point in the 1990s) and to birthday parties is a shared memory many of us have. With the decline of social capital exacerbated by increased racial diversity, the need for a traditional dining room also fades.

[Pizza Hut Little League Commercial at YouTube]
Pizza Hut is closing hundreds of their dining-room locations not because pizza generally or their product is not popular. Sales are still strong for the industry and the company as a whole. They are closing because the people who would once frequent their dine-in stores are now lonely, friendless, childless, without families. In short, they've nobody to sit around with and eat pizza. And those are of the demographic who remains, dine-in Pizza Huts tended to be in classic middle-American neighborhoods. Lower-middle or middle-class, white, with kids. And those places are becoming rarer with each passing year. 
For some years now, I have been looking for one of those tiffany-style Pizza Hut lamps. Never wanting to order from eBay due to excessive prices and the common feature I read about many times of the lamps arriving in far more than one piece, I hunted high and low offline. A person on Twitter who had been following my "Pizza Hut posting" for years sent me a message with a link to a Facebook post by a man claiming to have one of the relics for sale. I messaged him; he was about 500 miles away. A friend of mine and myself made a quick road trip out of it. Arriving mid-afternoon in an older apartment complex on the outskirts of a large city, we would find a man waiting with a nearly pristine example of what I would learn was the remnants of the Pizza Hut he managed for the better part of a decade. A light gossamer was covering the inside, showing its age and provenance. The former manager estimated it to be around 40 years old. It was a dine-in location, of course, which closed, and the building bulldozed. Shortly before the very last pizza was served, he and the staff each took a lamp as a souvenir. Because of Covid lockdowns, he could not find work and was selling the lamp to cover some bills. When he asked me what my "offer" was for the lamp, I handed him what he had asked for initially and carefully loaded the lamp into a box filled with packing peanuts. I’m not sure I’ve ever driven that carefully in my entire life as I did on the way back home with what I consider to be a piece of not only my personal history but all of ours. It is not unreasonable to consider the possibility that in the near future, there will be people living in the cities we grew up in and lived, and will have never experienced something like a dine-in Pizza Hut on a Friday night. 
Sure, maybe waxing poetic about a fast-food chain is lame to some out there. Maybe you "had to be there" to get it. Say what you want; I was there, in the solarium as it snowed, eating a buttery piece of crust with a red tumbler filled with Pepsi. And if you weren't, and you couldn’t possibly understand.  
In any event, if you walked into my kitchen and saw the old Pizza Hut lamp hanging above the table, I bet you’d want to know the story. 
In the end, my message is that once upon a time, in our society, even something as boorish as the chain pizza store, things were beautiful and elegant. Spaces were once designed with the family in mind. I might even go as far as to say a nice, white family in mind. From the inviting solarium to the cool gray box with cheap adornments as an afterthought, it's hard not to think we live in the husk of what used to be. It is not my belief that there will be some total collapse of civilization, casting us back into the stone age. Some cataclysmic or watershed event might happen, sure, yet I am more of the belief that we already live in the ruins of an era that was far more grand. 
There is something deeply disquieting about outliving so many of your old haunts. You start to lost track of where one life ended and the next began. You begin to wonder if you are the haunted or you are the specter. 
Maybe there is a white family in a Pizza Hut in some other world, some other time, dropping quarters in the jukebox and into the arcade, enjoying a hot hand-tossed pizza they can easily afford. Maybe there will be again. Until then, I will be under the dim glow of a Pizza Hut lamp, forcing a smile because it was all so real, if only for a fleeting season in my life. 
 
 
 
 
 
[1] Amelia Lucas. “Pizza Hut to close up to 300 locations operated by bankrupt franchisee.” CNBC. August 17, 2020. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/17/pizza-hut-to-close-up-to-300-locations-operated-by-bankrupt-franchisee.html [https://archive.is/UxIVm] [2] Kelly Weill. “Hundreds of Pizza Huts Are Closing. What Happens to Those Weird Buildings?” The Daily Beast. August 24, 2020. https://www.thedailybeast.com/hundreds-of-pizza-huts-are-closing-but-what-happens-to-those-weird-buildings [https://archive.is/59NiJ]  [3] Jordan Valinsky. “300 Pizza Huts are closing after a giant franchisee goes bankrupt.” CNN Business. August 18, 2020. https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/17/business/pizza-hut-closures-npc-international/index.html [https://archive.is/ntA5D] [4] Book-IT! Was a reading program started in the mid-1980s by a Pizza Hut president to encourage school children to read more books. 
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Quarterly Newsletter! – October 2021
I will continue to put out a quarterly newsletter (give or take a month here and there depending on workflows) that gives you an update on what I’m working on, what I’ve put out in case you missed it, and so you can see where your donations go!

Since the last newsletter I posted early July, here and some of the items I've put out:
1.     Notes on Video Games blog (will be the subject of a Dark Academia show)
2.     Finished and published the Who’s Dreaming graphic novel 
3.     New York City blog post (will be the subject of a Dark Academia show + more)
4.     Three-part series titled "Anarcho-Tyranny 2020 & Beyond: The Age of Covid, BLM, & Apex Parasites." The piece was just under 15,000 words, around 100 citations, published on Counter-Currents and audio format. This was very well received and was on the top of the C-C readership charts
5.     Counter-Currents Radio, argument clinic on “racism”
6.     Counter-Currents Radio, argument clinic on being called a “hater”
7.     Published an example legal exemption request for mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for university or workplace 
In addition to this more public-facing work product, I've been very active in the legal world. I've been providing a great deal of legal aid for people dealing with Covid related policies at work and university. I have written several successful religious exemptions and have helped to negotiate "reasonable accommodations" for those who are not willing to take the Covid vaccination at this point. I work very closely (daily) with one of the attorneys representing defendants for the upcoming Charlottesville lawsuit, which keeps me very busy. We are also working on a defamation lawsuit in a high-profile campaign that was launched against our people. There is a fundraiser for that lawsuit coming, a donor will match all donations towards the defamation lawsuit up to $5,000. As such, this month's support and any additional donations will be going towards that lawsuit. Public details will come when the time is right, after the complaint is filed. If you want to donate anything extra, let me know and I'll ensure it gets counted for the matching grant.
 
Moving forward, the lawsuits will keep me very busy until December. Some are not political, but interesting all the same, my memoirs one day will be wild. I never planned to be a litigator, wanted a more "behind the scenes" role, but it seems fate had other plans.

I'm working on the "War Against White Children" article today, hope to have that out soon, and a "witch" article for Halloween. 
More Vlogs and Dark Academia episodes are being outlined and written now; they will come once these trails I'm involved in have concluded most likely. Still working on the Conservatism book and everything I had ever talked about or planned is moving along. I have been researching and reading quite a lot for the next installment of the "Architecture As Enemy Warfare” series. Have been doing some prisoner outreach, sending books, I am now a  board member for a non-profit that helps our guys out with commissary and morale. 
I think that about covers it for now! I will return with more published items, all items mentioned can be found on this blog if you look at previous posts. 
Email or message with any questions at any time, I'm always working. Thank you for the continued support, I hope you find it well worth it!
Take care,
Rich 
 
 
 
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The Psychology of Credit Card Usury
Word count: 2004 ~8-9 minute read time
I have wanted to branch out more and more, as I did with my short story, and discuss things I'm interested in that others might like to read about and discuss as well. They are topics that may or may not be explicitly political or cultural, but perhaps exist on the fringes or are related via intersectionality. There was also some interest online on topics such as this, written by somebody well outside of the mainstream sphere of journalists that typically write about these things.

I’ve been interested in personal finance habits for some time now, probably have been reading about it off and on for 10 years or so. The psychology of spending and finance has always been of interest to me. Recently I re-read a couple of classics, The Richest Man in Babylon and Think and Grow Rich, as well as took a look at some of the research again. Not a lot has changed since the last time, it's always good to refresh any skills though, I have a friend that reads all of his financial books every other year or so, it's his "thing" and hobby. Personal finance is, of course, skill and discipline just like your health/diet, exercise, any sport or physical activity and so on, hence why I revisit it from time to time.
Here are a few concepts I found very interesting this time around:
Cash vs Credit – Pain
Research shows that paying with cash activates a pain response in our brains, a signal that we had to "lose" something in order to gain something else. Credit cards do not elicit such a response, and writing a check does cause a small amount of pain, but not nearly as much as paying in cash, which hurts the most. Paying cash signals to our brain that we have lost something of value. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/the-pleasure-of-consumption-and-the-pain-of-paying/article24436723/ see also; The Red and the Black: Mental Accounting of Savings and Debt, Prelec and Loewenstein (1995).
Carrying this idea forward, a 2000 study called Always Leave Home Without It: A Further Investigation of the Credit-Card Effect on Willingness to Pay, found through a series of studies that people were willing to pay significantly more for the same things if they were paying with a credit card over cash.  Some of the studies found people willing to pay 83% more if they were using a credit card, and similar studies have found people spend much more at the grocery store, at restaurants, and all-around when using credit cards over cash. https://www.valuepenguin.com/credit-cards/credit-card-spending-studies
This is a salient point because there are swaths of people who do not carry any balance on their credit cards, they pay them off each month and get some “bonus” to the tune of ~1% back or so. The thing these people are missing is that although they get their 1% back or whatever, they are almost guaranteed to be spending more at every place they use a credit card, and are depriving themselves of the pain and joy of using cash (Read Ernst Junger’s book On Pain, and learn to love the hardship.)
Interestingly, due to the extra mental anguish you feel through paying with cash, the things you do buy, be it coffee or durables, you enjoy more and value more. I assume, although I've not seen a study saying this, that it also would cause a person to care for their things more carefully as well and act more deliberately in terms of all things finance. https://www.forbes.com/sites/elizabethharris/2016/07/28/study-paying-cash-hurts-and-makes-you-value-your-purchase-more/
Coupling and Spending
Paying for things with a lower or no pain method, such as a credit card or check, you get the item you bought, but do not feel the pain of losing the money until later, when the bill comes, this essentially de-couples the pain from the transaction which leads to spending more as you do not “feel” the sting of letting the money go. The relationship between money leaving and buying things is de-coupled. All of this is by design. 
There is more money made on debt than anything else, and debt is one of the most heavily marketed products, if not the most, of all time. There are throngs of people working for all the large banks with one goal in mind, to get as much money from you as possible. I know people who think they are “outsmarting” the banks by using their points and “gaming” the system. They are not. The couple percent return they make, or the bonuses they get from moving money around to another card to the next 0% APR for 12 months offer or whatever they think they are getting, is nothing compared to what the merchant bankers get by having them play these stupid little games. Not only does all research show you spend more when you’re out than you would otherwise with credit cards, it’s wild to assume that banks would let people play their own rigged game and win. Just because they are not paying monthly interest does not mean they are not losing. They are giving the banks processing fees, allowing them to charge merchants more money for the “privilege” of accepting credit cards, but most importantly they are getting you to spend more on things you likely do not need thereby taking away funds that could be put to better uses. The opportunity cost of spending is rarely considered.
Opportunity Costs
Every dollar you spend on one thing, is a dollar you do not have for something else, and that something else may have a higher value to you. Not buying a new gadget or trinket is money that could go towards the future in the form of saving or some investment, maybe in yourself, maybe in this movement, whatever. It’s not just “what does this item cost?” It is also “what does buying this item prohibit me from doing later?” that should be added into the calculation of costs.
Parkinson’s Law / Lifestyle Creep 
Parkinson's law is the idea that "work expands to fill the time available for its completion". There have been many corollaries to this adage, such as data or "stuff" will expand to fill storage capacity, explaining things like no matter how much storage you have in your house, you run out of places to put things. Lifestyle Creep is a similar concept to Parkinson’s Law, it states that as income rises, our expenses rise to meet the new income due to spending money on things that were not necessary before. A typical example being when a person gets a raise or promotion, they trade in their paid-off car for a newer car with payments or a lease. They may go out more, spend more on clothing, whatever, but if they don’t pay close attention, the “extra” money from their income going up does not make its way to savings or a better use, it is engulfed by the new lifestyle, while levels of debt and security remain the same. The “downside” of Lifestyle Creep is when incomes go down, but people do not adjust quickly enough to the lower income, continue to spend the same, then go broke very quickly or end up in debt to finance their higher lifestyle. We see this constantly with lottery winners and professional athletes, most going broke within a few years after leaving the professional league or after winning a lottery, their incomes dropped, but the spending continued.

In The Richest Man in Babylon, one of the major takeaways is to always set aside money for the future, savings, investing, etc, first, the adage "pay yourself first" is meant to not only ensure the money gets set aside, but it acts as a bulwark to Lifestyle Creep harming you. If you’re always putting say 10% of your net income away first, the idea is that even if you spend the rest as it increases, you are still planning and saving for the future. Very low time-preference concepts, mostly. Most of what I’ve read about in personal finance comes down to having a low time-preference, delaying rewards/gratification, and thinking ahead. 
Hedonic Adaptation
Also known as the Hedonic Treadmill, this is a concept that observes humans return to a baseline level of happiness despite increases in lifestyle. For example, I drive an old car with a bunch of miles that has zero luxuries on it, suppose I went and financed or leased, or even paid cash, for a nice new Mercedes Benz with heated/cooled seats, a real smooth suspension, those mirrors that tell you when somebody is in your blind-spot, and whatever else nice cars have today. The new car would give me some temporary dopamine and a relative bump in happiness, however only for the short term. In a few months or a year or whenever, maybe after I become fully accustomed to the car, or after it gets older too, or when I get tired of making payments, my level of happiness will return to the same day-to-day place it was with the old car whose heat works when it feels like it. This is the adaptation, and the treadmill is then thinking "well if I just had that NEWER Benz with the even nicer creature comforts, then I would be happier and feel better." This concept of Hedonic Adaptation leads to “chasing the dragon,” if you will, in terms of consumer goods and spending.
Consumer Debt & Dissidents
I don't know why, but every source I look at to find levels of credit card debt in the USA has a different amount. Some are by the total "average" and others only the average of households with credit card debt, which changes the calculation. This study says 41%+ of households have credit card debt, with the average amount being $9,300  https://www.valuepenguin.com/average-credit-card-debt This source using the same average calculation says around $6,000 https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/average-credit-card-debt-household/ I’ve seen others claim somewhere around $15,000. In any event, it’s a lot. The average rates are saying from 15%-24%, meaning the monthly INTEREST alone is somewhere around $75-$140 for the low end depending on rates with carrying a $6,000 balance, and $115-$185 for a $9,300 balance. That is a lot of money that goes directly to making some of the evilest and vicious people to ever walk the Earth very wealthy, like obscenely wealthy. Like enough money to buy elections and fund billion-dollar media apparatuses and NGOs to destroy a nation.
There is a 2006 documentary called Maxed Out, about consumer debt, some of the players in the game, it shows the lives of people who had their life ruined by debt, and some of the people getting rich off of it. It's worth watching just to see how candid this one collection agency is with their total contempt for people. It features Elizabeth Warren and some other DNC members prominently. You see how the GOP sides so heavily with big finance and how there are issues, financial regulation being a large one, where we could take a third-position and win a lot of hearts and minds. The film is a bit slanted, but objectively, I found very little I disagreed with. It's quite eye-opening to some of the financial practices themselves, the impact on our people's lives, and the need for a strong third position to protect them from these predatory goblins.
So I'm up late (as always) writing this blog-post about interesting financial studies I was reading about spending habits, coupling, spending-pain and so on, and naively thought to myself "wow this is nice not writing politic things for once." then I went into about *WHO* is behind all this and what they do with their money. Ultimately this comes down to that old saying “a fool and his money are easily parted” and understanding predatory usury and who is behind both.
If everybody in our sphere cut up/canceled their cards, paid off all of their credit card debt, and stopped paying interest, it would not only deal a blow to the enemies of mankind, but would free up over $100 per month on average per person that could help support their own families, our own institutions and people. $1,200 by the end of the year in usury money alone. It just takes some discipline and pain, which after all, is how everything is ultimately paid. 

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NYC Trip - July 2021
The first time I found myself in New York City was nearly 10 years ago, a very cold winter in my early 20s with a close childhood friend. I would return a couple of times over the next few years, and then not make another appearance in Gotham until this month to meet with clients, supporters, and friends. 
There were not many "must-sees” on my list this trip. I had some meetings to attend and people to meet. However, the twenty-five-foot, seven-ton, bronze statue of an African tribesman was at the top of that list.
Going out for a late walk after the first day in the city I departed the hotel and made my way towards Rockefeller Plaza. I turned the corner and upon seeing the giant statue I could not help but have the biggest grin. I loved it. I genuinely and sincerely loved the bronze Negro.  If I was tasked with creating an art installation for The Rockefeller Center in 2021 after a year of BLM riots and Covid lockdowns, I can't think of a better piece than "Oracle" by Sanford Biggers. 
 

Adjacent in The Rockefeller Center is a similar scaled bronze statue of Atlas with the world on his shoulders. Atlas, as strong as he is, struggles under the weight of the world and all its drudgery. In contrast to our Oracle friend across the way, relaxing on his throne, tired perhaps only from carrying around his giant head filled with a brain of magnificent proportion.
 Another bronze sculpture featured in Rockefeller Plaza is of Prometheus, at eighteen feet tall (to give some idea of scale). Another Grecian figure, a Titan who would betray the wishes of the Gods and give fire to humans, igniting our civilization. For this transgression against the Gods, Zeus would sentence Prometheus to an eternity of torment. The bronze Negro is seen holding a torch - it is kept to himself. 

It is almost a caricature of itself, a giant head, bug-eyed, and alien. It's how I see the race as a whole. It's honest. And for its honesty, I appreciate it immensely. I guess that’s the thing about art, sometimes it is honest in ways that even the artist could have not understood, if you subscribe to the New Criticism anyway, which I do. In short, I do not care what the artist claims the work is about, it becomes a thing unto itself and I will decide what I think it means to me and the society at large.
I wondered if the way the ancient Greeks saw themselves in Atlas is the way blacks see themselves in the Oracle, I tend to think yes. To belabor the point, one civilization sees itself as having a duty to carry burdens for the sake of mankind. Another civilization thinks their existence alone should be worshipped and revered.
The duality captured is magnificent, the yin and yang, all things in perfect balance, total harmony, a magnificent equilibrium. Two bronzed statues on the same street, both facing Saint Patrick’s, giving us insight into the two groups living alongside each other. One is tasked to lift everything; one is lounging with an inflated cranium massively out of proportion for its accomplishments. 
An article from Smithsonian Magazine said the Oracle statue "subverts traditional sculpture," they meant this to be positive. Something about African art being whitewashed or Europeans stealing African art and ideas. I'm not sure.[1] But I do wonder if headlines that speak of African art “subverting traditional” art are not somehow aimed at people like us, almost as bait. Maybe as a way to gloat that they are "winning." If so, message received, and I agree, for different reasons entirely, reasons that would make any victory of the Oracle pyrrhic for those who hoped for our chagrin.
I will not go into the negative aspects of New York City here, not because they do not exist, or because I did not notice them, but because you already know of them. 
Indeed, H.P. Lovecraft was writing about the negatives of NYC over 100 years ago, and frankly, I have nothing to add to his criticism that;
The population [of New York City]is a mongrel herd with repulsive Mongoloid Jews in the visible majority, and the coarse faces and bad manners eventually come to wear on one so unbearably that one feels like punching every god damn bastard in sight. ––from a letter written November 19, 1931.

For all its faults and drudgery, NYC is still a tremendous city, unlike anything else. It is city engineering taken to the zenith. Contrary to common online and right-wing discourse, I do not think NYC or San Francisco, for that matter, needed to be nuked to be repaired. Some demographic incentives in the opposite direction, a few more street sweepers, and a fresh coat of paint in the subway and we are as good as new. 
I’ll tell you why I enjoyed NYC so much, more than before, more than I expected; there is a lot of beauty that remains. The gothic architecture is magnificent, the New York preservation societies have worked hard to ensure it does not all become steel and glass monoliths. 
If you do it right, that is, go to NYC with a group of right-wing bodybuilders, nobody bothers you, at all. You don’t get people asking you for money, nobody tries to sell you their mixtape or fake Gucci bags, nobody even gives you dirty looks. The cabbies are even friendlier. Nobody tries to hustle you; this is a markable distinction from previous trips to the city alone or with one other friend. 
Walking along the High Line public park was an experience. I both appreciated and hated it. The concept of a suspended rail-trail park with views of the city is wonderful. Seeing the Hudson Yard redevelopment mega-project in progress was something I appreciated. As both the Hudson Yard and the High Line were brought up often in city planning and landscape architecture classes I attended during undergrad. 
With that said, contrasting the glass monoliths to New York’s more native Gothic, Beaux-arts, and revival architecture gives one the impression you’re in two different worlds, two physical planets perhaps. Some of the buildings along the High Line through Hudson Yard are physically uncomfortable to look at. The Vessel looks like a bug-person pod, The Shed looks like an inflatable building, and The Edge observation deck located at 30 Hudson Yards, 100 stories from the street, with a cantilever design to the shard make the walk feel very alien. It’s all too unnatural, those with me brought up my architecture article on the topic.

Globalism in light of New York City is an interesting topic, something I will discuss more at a later date. For now, I will say there are misconceptions about the city on the whole and I learned a few new things about diversity in proximity. I also gained some nuance on multiculturalism. For one, of course, the people are alien, there are residents and tourists and businessmen from every corner of the planet, especially the dark corners. They wear foreign clothes, speak foreign tongues, look as radically alien as anything seen in science fiction films. But that's a good thing. They don't seem to integrate (of course they cannot, but they make no attempt to curb their foreignness), something about being surrounded by “others” with no visible hegemon makes your own identity more salient and special. Seeing these people in New York was less jarring than in my hometown in a flyover state. I’m not sure why that is.
There are many healthy ethnic enclaves, and for being a massive city with global mega-corporations calling it home, you can easily spend all of your time in small, family-owned restaurants, grocery stores, and shops. Despite the move towards the International style of architecture, the glass and steel towers that make all cities look similar, there is a strong preservationist movement in New York. After the destruction of the original Penn Station, a fascination with preservation took hold all over the world, with a special epicenter in New York. I appreciate that, other political leanings of these groups aside. 
Hierarchy seems to be alive and well in the city. Something I’m not sure I expected to witness. Perhaps it is due to how striking the disparity is in the city. There is a new Lamborghini and G-Wagon parked outside the Louis Vuitton flagship, in the bank lobby across the way a homeless person is sleeping. Maybe that's a bad example. That might be simply a person with paranoid schizophrenia in the bank lobby and a person with oil money visiting the city in the Louis Vuitton store. But maybe it is a good example, maybe a city with a district called "Billionaire's Row" that features penthouses in the tens of millions of dollars that look down on some of the most destitute is the perfect example. Perhaps the hierarchy on display is unnatural, a perversion of a proper society. Not because there are billionaires or homeless people in existence, as you often see in left-wing critiques of American society or of “capitalism.” But because there is a feeling that our “elite” are anything but. The feeling that something is a bit askew is bolstered by the type of politics and “intellectuals” that New York generally produces. One gets the feeling that these people don't believe in what they are trying to sell. I think what I am trying to say is that I got the sense that New Yorkers as a people and the culture of the city greatly respects wealth, power, and prestige. New York rewards winners and punishes losers, in perhaps the most magnificent and harsh ways a city can. There is something here that remains elusive and inexplicable to me, I will try to revisit this later. 
The place is full of mystery and allure. An abandoned island can be seen from the top of the Rockefeller Center, that’s where I discovered it anyway. Intricate rooftop penthouses, businesses above and below the city street level. 
People from our metapolitical milieu are often surprised to hear that I love New York City. And I do. I suppose one could see it simply as a hotbed of globalism and Semitism, and they wouldn't be wrong, nor would I argue those points. Yet there is still something to the city that makes it worth visiting. I left with feelings of hope and possibility, far from thinking "we're doomed, it's over," I was encouraged to re-double my efforts. If a rat can scurry onto a ship, make their way across the Atlantic, find themselves in a New York slum, and one day, maybe later in life, or maybe the next generation, find themselves looking over Central Park from a penthouse where they destroy and re-create the nation in their image, maybe I can too. 
The city is haunting in the right and wrong ways. You’re in Gotham, you’ve seen the hotels, the famous districts, the famous streets, in films, art, and more your entire life. There is history packed into every block, you realize before there was ever a place called Ellis Island, there was already a New York City that somebody must have built before those huddled masses appeared. And we know who it was that did the building. I felt alive in New York City, I’m not sure I slept much more than four or five hours in the 48 hours I spent in the boroughs. Not that I sleep much anyway, but in New York, you need even less. 
New York is an inspiring city. Something about the energy makes you want to strive higher, for more wealth, more power, more influence. After all, much of the city was built by industrialists who reached the pinnacle of American society, building what some call to be the greatest city on Earth, in their image. Sure, things aren't looking great for us at the moment, I will freely admit that. But who doesn't love a comeback? 
 
 
[1] https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/25-foot-tall-sculpture-debuts-new-york-citys-rockefeller-center-180977692/ [https://archive.is/j33d7] 
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Notes on Video Games
Video games are a common refuge for the white boy and man in modern society. This topic is something I’ve long thought about, it came up in a chat and I thought it a perfect time to explore further.
Intelligent white men have no real outlet to build and create in society anymore. The meme that we were "born too late to explore the planet, born too early to explore the stars," is a succinct expression of this. Video games serve as the perfect escape from the monotony of reality and allow the player to build, explore, and battle.
When I was in high school, I had a mild addiction to Halo 2, Halo 3, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. These games filled desires that could not be met within the confines of society, particularly for a teenager in high school. 
I craved, many of us do, action, danger, risk, reward, the chance to struggle and emerge. Society has largely robbed us of this.
Through the Halo franchise, I was given the chance to engage in combat alongside my close friends, face off against other groups, seen as out-groups and enemy tribes. There is nowhere in modern society that allows for this desire to be met. The desire to engage other groups in combat or competition, to strategize, plan, execute, and defeat them. Perhaps this is what so many people find equally enthralling and addictive about college and professional sports, it allows the desire for combat and competition to be vicariously satiated. The observer sees “their team” (Basking in Reflected Glory is the psychosocial concept at play here) taking on an out-group team, some other city or university or perhaps country, mirror neurons fire (another important psychological concept at play in this theory), and the need is met. But of course, these surrogate activities will always be less rewarding than an authentic experience. 
A friend of mine I grew up with had a Friday evening ritual, after the school week or work week had ended, we would order pizza and play Halo together. We'd have our soda, electronic music playing in the background, and would battle other players into the early hours of the morning until our motor skills grew too weary to win consistently any longer. Some of the more exciting moments in our friendship together were during intense matches of 2v2 or 4v4 in Halo, where the score was close near the end of the game, and we had to develop a strategy and make plays in real-time with many moving parts. We would yell commands back and forth at each other, relay information about weapon spawns, what enemy was where, what weapons they had, where our team was, what weapons they had, any power-ups in play, vehicles being used, while taking in dozens of factors we would calculate and communicate the actions needed to win, and then execute. 
In one particularly memorable 4v4 match on one of our favorite Halo 3 maps, Guardian, the score was 47-47, the enemy killed our two compatriots, making it 47-49 as the gameplay clock was nearly expired. Our opponents needed just one kill to win, we needed to kill three of the four of them, with only two of us alive. The situation was desperate. We saw an opening, an unguarded portion of their tower position, “what do we do?!” I yelled; my buddy replied “For Kvatch” referencing a somewhat obscure battle cry from The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion. I saw him make his way through the side tower entrance, I went to the front entrance, we laid siege to their tower, the game ended amid the confusion of grenade throws and Battle Rifle dispatches… a moment of unknown passed… “Victory!” was announced. We jumped from our seats in excitement. The feeling of nearly losing and then coming back to win in the last seconds of the game was honestly thrilling. We came together as friends and defeated the other players in such a climactic fashion. The thrills from that match alone would be difficult to replicate, particularly late on a Friday night. 
In Oblivion, there was a massive open world to explore. The chance to adventure, acquire wealth, develop new skills, obtain influence and power. A vast world that allows you to wander through dense forests, deep caverns, ice caves, snowy alpine terrain, lakeside villages, medieval-style towns, and castles is something that cannot be done for most of us. But you can in The Elder Scrolls series of adventure games. You can meet interesting characters with more interesting lore, uncover mysteries, help distressed citizens, accumulate riches, become stronger, faster, a better archer and swordsman, you can uncover secret societies of vampires, and help spirits find their final resting place. 
Of course, it is all fake. It wasn’t a real victory in any meaningful way. The houses I bought with video game gold are not real, all of my skills acquired in-game do not translate into anything meaningful. 
If you are longing for adventure and danger, risk and reward, how do you achieve such a thing in our society, especially as a white man? These video games seem to be filling desires that are deep within us, something primordial perhaps. Of course, it must be noted that the ability to gain riches and power in a video game is tremendously "nerfed" compared to the real world, even in a world where such a thing was possible. The dangers of exploring caves or an alpine forest are very real, in the game, they are anything but. 
Kids who might have once been great architects and city planners are now relegated to Minecraft and similar games as an outlet for their creative and constructive tendencies. Elegant buildings and lovely cityscapes in the real world have been replaced by the International style where roadways and walkability and human-scaling seem to be either an afterthought or shunned entirely. Thus, our people with such proclivities will naturally experience tremendous dissension with the real world, opting perhaps to find escape in a fantasy world where they can create as they may have been intended.

How does one do that now? Other than perhaps attempting to climb a corporate ladder filled with diversity quotas? Becoming a goofy YouTuber (read: court jester) seems to be a goal of many children in America today. The opportunities are limited, making the video game allure tremendous and thus dangerous. Our instinctual underpinnings remain, but we are being boxed out of society. An era rife with diversity initiatives and an increasingly oppressive corporate “culture” makes for hostile environments for our people. Opportunities for adventure, wealth, glory, skill, beauty, power, discipline, and honor grow thin. Worse, they are even shunned in modern society. Video games provide a quick fix, a pseudo-solution, a surrogate activity to a very real problem.
Many of us long for an era and lifestyle that simply put, is only accessible virtually. Be it by design or by happenstance, I’m not sure. What is perhaps often viewed as a refuge for losers and NEETs might be something much more interesting and troubling when looking at video games in terms of their purpose within the total society. 
It is my belief that the desires filled by video games are something that has been expressed in various ways in the past, and the “video game question” is something more profound and interesting than a case of bored weebs with poor social skills. 
These passages come to mind:
From Mishima: A Live in Four Chapters, “The average age for a man in the Bronze Age was eighteen, in the Roman era, twenty-two. Heaven must have been beautiful then. Today it must look dreadful. When a man reaches forty, he has no chance to die beautifully. No matter how he tries, he will die of decay. He must compel himself to live.” 
From Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, “We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives.”
Yukio Mishima said quite accurately that “We live in an age in which there is no heroic death."
Julius Evola wrote, "The blood of the heroes is closer to God than the ink of the philosophers and the prayers of the faithful."
All four represent a longing for an era that does not and perhaps cannot exist contemporarily. Perhaps we are the remnants of a warrior and explorer class that no longer has any use, suffering through our existence until we are ultimately erased by the forces of time and evolution. The process is called “relaxed selection,” an evolutionary phenomenon where traits that are no longer needed in a certain environment, that may have been useful once, in a different environment, become obsolete and are no longer selected by the species. Perhaps the opposite is true, maybe in the coming years and generations the only thing that will matter as pressures mount are the traits that make for great warriors and builders. Time will tell.
Un-ringing the bell of modernity seems unlikely if not impossible, one cannot help but think there is something more out there, some great adventure, some grand quest for wealth and power. For my own sake, and all of ours, I hope that adventure is somewhere to be found. Turning a race of explorers, builders, warriors, and conquerors into lemmings sitting in rush hour traffic after 9 hours in their cubicle or customer service job seems to be a tremendous waste of raw talent. Maybe society has advanced to such a degree that the old ways are obsolete, maybe our oldest enemies have engineered a society that the old ways would be sterilized out of fear. I’m not sure. Perhaps some combination of the two. 
I believe there is more to it than pure escapism. Which I completely understand, I often find myself needing an escape from this clown society too. One can only see so many BLM murals and nearly be in so many car accidents caused by Somali women in hijabs before fatigue sets in and your day is ruined. 
The most significant problem is video games provide a false sense of accomplishment, we can become far too wrapped up in our virtual existence and allow our real life one to slip into vacuity. My friend and I have had many interesting and exciting real-world experiences as well, difficult hikes, long bicycle rides and runs, foreign travels, bodybuilding, construction projects, helping each other in our careers, things that do translate into meaningful skills and economic benefits. Those wins are always slower, more deliberate, and require a longer horizon, naturally. Yet the allure of the virtual escape remains. 
 
 
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Citizens!! 
I will be putting out mostly (perhaps quarterly) newsletters again that detail what i've been working on and completed each month or so.
I've been adjusting to the new schedule a bit and transitioning from being a student to a professional. 
Some people have commented on my declined social media presence. I understand it may "look" like i'm not as active as i'm not online much or doing many streams. Basically, when i was in school i would be at my desk studying for long hours. I would read and study, and when i needed a short break i would stretch, maybe a couple posts, and get to work. My all-day rants and more common "takes" were a result of really having no opportunity costs to posting on twitter or even taking an hour or two break to do a live stream or podcast. It was fine to rant and troll and bantz for what looked like hours when my routine was to read a case, bang out a few tweets, take notes, few more tweets, study, few more tweets, rinse and repeat for the entire day that i was studying.
at this stage in my life, i think that is necessarily over. It's to the point where endless takes and trolling is almost "cringe" for me personally. Now that i have a law degree and license the opportunity costs to social media are much higher. When i was studying all day and needed a break, there was no loss to shit-posting. but now, i should be helping good people legally or trying to make money for the war chest and so on. I now DO have the option to do something "more useful," it would probably reflect poorly on me and my time management skills to not use what I have to make things better. socials have their purpose, but that era for me is passing.
in June, i finished the "Who's Dreaming" graphic novel project, I should have the physical prints this week. I am close to publishing an article that I have been working on for 15 months it's called "Anarcho-Tyranny 2020 & Beyond: The Age of Covid-19, Black Lives Matter & Apex Parasites". It will be published in 3 parts, the audio version will be included at print.
I'm working on a somewhat high-profile prisoner rights case, have been taking many calls weekly from people who have been visited by the FBI for their posts online or alleged ties to the January 6th DC protests. Have been very busy with taking Covid / vaccine related questions, on top of publishing the Memo on the topic. 

I just wanted to check in, let you all know I'm working on all of this daily, providing legal aid to our community, and if you don't see me online as much, i'm still here, just working away. You can always drop me a message here or on socials. I still check them all often to stay up to date, but usually get back to work quickly. 
I will post completed works here as always, and try to do a monthly newsletter again, I think I will do a once a month Dark Academia show again as well now that I'm getting settled into things.

The article i published now over 3 years ago called "The War against Whites in Advertising" is once again #1 on Counter-Currents for the month of June. It's one of the most read articles of all time on C-C and indeed the entire dissident sphere. I worked on that piece for over a year. Nice to see the legs some of these things have.
Thank you and see you soon! 
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I'm not paranoid but... These ads are reading my mind! 
The other day I was brushing my teeth and thought to myself  “I really don’t like this flavor, I need to pick up my old kind.” Then about an hour or so later I'm scrolling through Instagram and see a sponsored ad for the toothpaste I was thinking of buying! 
I stared at the screen, thunderstruck. My mind raced.
Did I search for the toothpaste online? No.
Did I speak out loud the need for toothpaste? Thinking perhaps the speaker on my phone was listening for keywords and matches them to a database of ads being run to sent to me? No.
Was BigToothpaste peering at me through the window? Okay, now I need to pull it together.
The tube was still mostly full, this detail matters because others have suggested that some algorithm simply tracked about how long I go in-between toothpaste purchases, there are several problems here.
I don't use those shopper cards and I pay cash for groceries. If I did use a shopper card, I suppose it's possible that there is a link between those cards, what you buy, how long ago you bought it and targeted ads. Reasonable. But none of those links were there. 
The brain sends messages via electric signals, there is neuroscience research that is astonishing, computers are interpreting those signals. People can be hooked up to a machine with electrodes on their heads, look at an image on a computer screen, keep it in their mind, and the electrodes can "read" the electric currents in their brain to re-create the image on another screen. This research was done over 10 years ago.
Suppose this can be done more accurately and wirelessly now? What if phones can pick up on these transmissions and read them? Then if what you are thinking about matches some ad in the database, you get it displayed soon thereafter.
A few of my twitter friends on the phenomena:
“Last year I went for a walk in the neighborhood. Thought about buying a Jetta for my next car. I didn’t talk or text to anyone about it. Back home after my walk, I open FB and there sits an ad for a Jetta. It for real creeped me out.”
“This happened to me! I bought a new kind of yogurt for the first time last week, never spoke about it or anything just had it in the fridge and would occasionally think of it and have some. Then like a day later I started seeing ads for that exact kind of yogurt on insta lol”
“I was the only person in a small cafeteria and they ran out of plastic forks. I thought about how I wish they had forks while eating my food with a spoon. An hour later Amazon recommends me a plastic utensil pack. I was alone, spoke to no one, voiced nothing, so yeah.”
Many people experiencing the same thing!! Thankfully, we're all going nuts together. Somewhat assuring. I suppose.
One twitter friend said: “When I still used to go to bars I’d notice the next morning I’d have ads on my social media for liver pills and hangover cures... I attributed that to the phone listening. Maybe your phone’s camera saw your empty tube of paste?”
This one I believe is due to location tracking. Your phone tracks millions of data points, much about location. That data can be used to track every move of a person. It stands to reason that is used to target ads.. and can be used for things far more sinister. It's not that his phone was "listening" but his GPS chip was, knew he was at bars, and sent him hangover cures. No need to "listen" or "look" via the camera here.
(Data point tracking article here: http://archive.is/6AzgK )
I thought it might be possible that before an actual ad or item is displayed to us, there are subliminal messages or ads which “prime” us to think a certain way, and then we later get the ad. The extra exposure might induce more purchases or behavior.
But that still does not explain the Jetta or the lack of forks in the café. I don’t think it would even explain my thoughts on wanting to switch toothpaste.
We know we get ads targeted based on things we search, this happens commonly. My friend even started to get ads for desks after I sent him a couple texts with desks. It's often been commented that people talking about things will lead to ads.
What we know for sure from the research is that neuroscientists can re-create images on screens that are held in our minds and that we are viewing, and that our phones can track us anywhere. This is simply what we know about currently. No doubt there is more out there hidden away.
At some point, this could be used for any number of things. Imagine having access to all the location data. You could figure out just with the raw data alone who a person is, for example, you can easily find the neighborhood a CEO lives in, and you know where his office is. You match those data points together to find him and identify the "anonymous" data, then look where else he goes. A random apartment on the other side of town? Is he having an affair? Can he then be extorted by the person holding the data? 
The police could catch criminals, say there was a string of bank robberies, how many actual customers would travel to all the locations that have been robbed? Can't be many. Pull all the data of all the people who went to them all, and you just narrowed down your suspect list from millions in a big city to a handful.
Hooking people's heads up to the electrodes and looking for any wrong thoughts they might have? Doing it remotely by capturing the electric waves through the air? Realizing political enemies are feeling depressed and ensuring all the news and post they see are curated to induce more depression and hopelessness? To induce panic? To derail them? Extort them like our CEO? These possibilities make it clear that this is powerful information and makes it all the more crucial we regain power.
Something is afoot, that is certain. I'm sure this will be a breaking news story at some point in the next decade, for now, we'll keep wondering what the fuck is going on, and maybe throw the phones in a river. I know for a fact I’ve gotten ads for things I’ve never searched, bought, or spoke about out loud, only thought. And I want to know what is going on.
I think I might send Ted a letter via carrier pigeon and ask for advice. But I'm pretty sure I'll know what he will say. Until then, I'm wrapping my helmet in aluminum foil. If anybody is going to decide to buy toothpaste, it'll be me.

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Citizens!!! 
I've received more calls and emails about this topic than anything else in the past several months. I took the last few days to research and write a memo covering many of the issues regarding your options and rights if you find yourself being forced to receive a vaccinations by your employer. 
If you have questions beyond what is covered or need more specific information, feel free to reach out. Please feel free to download, print, and share the memo around to others who may need help. Good people are being pushed around by the government and employers and I wanted to help. 
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April 18, 2021 - Robin DiAngelo – university diversity lecture

Recently I had the privilege of attending a seminar on diversity and racism, presented by Robin DiAngelo herself. The opportunity came via an invite from my alumni association, for which I am grateful.

DiAngelo is not the typical anti-racism advocate that travels about lecturing whites on their privilege or decrying every little alleged micro-aggression or instance of police brutality, she is the reigning high-priestess of anti-white advocacy. Though she stands on the shoulders of anti-white giants, most of whom are Jewish, DiAngelo has managed to enchant her audience and cast a wide net with her Kabbalist spell.

The seminar was not what I had expected in some ways, but exactly as expected in others. Opening statements were made by a university president and a provost who assured us that we would not be "doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past," referring to public policies such as the common practice of racially restrictive housing covenants, school segregation, allowing businesses and organizations the basic Constitutional right of freedom of association, and so on. Both university officials went to great lengths to assure the audience knew DiAngelo's book, White Fragility, spent 85 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. Perhaps at one point a book being on the NYT list meant something, but much like Nobel prizes and Ivy league admissions, the list is a political and social tool, access is granted through nepotism and bribery, not merit. It was an excessive bemoaning that was odd even for academia. It seemed that this indicated to the presenters that there is a changing tide in the USA, they were very excited to live in an era where a book about how awful whites are as a people (while simultaneously denying whites are a people at all), and due to their alleged crimes, both historic and contemporarily, they must give up their remaining power and privilege in society and their lives, to non-whites.

I was a bit surprised at how openly and freely the opening presenters spoke about race and their vision for the country. They had no hesitation in saying things like non-whites should have no debt upon graduation and they would work towards this goal, or that there should be more non-white professors on tenure tracts. They spoke with zero fear of any pushback coming from any direction. There was a certain duplicity to the messages, they would talk of "challenging the system" and of "white supremacy," while openly advocating for the displacements of whites, trusting they would have no opposition in the process.

In ways the presentation and lecture from DiAngelo were shallow and vapid, her reciting trite platitudes we've all heard incessantly as if they were somehow original or groundbreaking concepts. Then she would surprise me with something so radical I would sit there wide-eyed and thunderstruck.

DiAngelo started her lecture by saying "I'm white" and "my fellow whites, we need to challenge this system" within the first 15 seconds of speaking. All right, you have my attention.

The tone of the lecture was set by asserting everything is too white to the mostly white, college-educated, liberal audience. She presented slides and commentary to the effect that Congress, sports team owners, interns in the White House, the media, academia, and business leadership, every aspect of society is too white, according to DiAngelo.

White?

When speaking about the media, Television, films, books, and music, DiAngelo said, and I fully agree with her that, "those who write and direct films are our cultural authors, shape how we see ourselves, and others." She then presented a slide at which I struggled to not laugh out loud at the absurdity. According to DiAngelo, the group that owns the media, including the news, Hollywood, music industry, book publishing, and the owners of professional sports teams, are "white" men. I will not spend time belaboring this point or doing much more than a quick, back-of-envelope calculation and brief search. According to the Atlanta Jewish Times, at least 10 of the 32 professional football teams are owned by Jews.[1]

From The Forward, “There are only three Jewish players in the NBA, and no Jewish head coaches. Yet nearly half the principal owners of NBA teams are Jewish, as are the league’s current commissioner and its immediate past commissioner.”[2]

The major news agencies, film production studios, and major music labels, which DiAngelo claimed are owned by "whites", are nearly all Jewish, from the LA Times;
How deeply Jewish is Hollywood? When the studio chiefs took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago to demand that the Screen Actors Guild settle its contract, the open letter was signed by: News Corp. President Peter Chernin (Jewish), Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey (Jewish), Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger (Jewish), Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton (surprise, Dutch Jew), Warner Bros. Chairman Barry Meyer (Jewish), CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves (so Jewish his great uncle was the first prime minister of Israel), MGM Chairman Harry Sloan (Jewish) and NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker (mega-Jewish). If either of the Weinstein brothers had signed, this group would have not only the power to shut down all film production but to form a minyan with enough Fiji water on hand to fill a mikvah.[3]

The three major record labels are Universal Music Group, Sony Music, and Warner Music, the CEO of Universal is Lucian Grainge, Jewish, the Chairman of Warner, the one running the company, is Michael Lynton, the Vice-Chairman is Len BLavatnik, both Jewish. Rob Stringer, the CEO of Sony Music is Welsh. 

From the quick search and quicker math, it appears that from NFL ownership to the heads of Hollywood studios range from 30%-90% Jewish representation.

DiAngelo went on to mention that the majority of NBA and NFL players were not white, 70% or more are black, while the team ownership was not majority black, asserting that ownership should match player representation. I was initially taken aback by the blind hypocrisy and obvious internal contradiction – how could a person explain that the professional athletes, making millions of dollars per year in a system of "white supremacy", deserve to be in that position due to hard work and talent and being the supposed best at what they do, yet claim that ownership of the teams is somehow unfair? And if the ownership of the teams is disproportionately Jewish, not white, does that mean the Jews are benefiting from white privilege and should give up the team ownership? 

Then I realized later I was interpreting what DiAngelo was communicating all wrong. She was not making an argument that the talented or gifted or best should have the elite and privileged positions in society, that was never a consideration. DiAngelo is simply making an argument about power, which is that she believes whites have the power in society, and it should go to non-whites. That's it. There is no other underlying philosophy to her work beyond a naked power grab. The rest, all that is built on top of this foundation of wanting power to be stripped from whites is merely a way to achieve that aim.

What these slides displayed to me was that Jews are the ones who control an inordinate amount of power and wealth in society and control the media, as she alleged whites do. If Jews are white, then taking power and privilege and resources from whites also means talking from Jews, and if that was her position, antisemitism would be declared and her racket would dry up overnight. So her position thus must be to attribute Jewish wealth and success to whites alone, contend that whites must have their comfort and wealth removed, while Jews can retain theirs. In effect, the Jews would still be at the top, whites who are actually not in such a level of power as claimed, would see their material standings in society decline further, while the resources are transferred to Jews and non-whites. 

In the middle section of the presentation, DiAngelo spoke to an audience of nearly 1,800, one of the largest in years of these diversity lectures, about "anti-blackness", a term I found to be an interesting deviation from the typical language of “bias” and "racism.” DiAngelo explained that while "racism" is something we all participate in, even if we disagree with it, anti-blackness goes a bit further and has a history of violence. She presented a slide listing all of the alleged crimes against blacks at the hands of whites, and remarked that it was "legal to murder black people in this country," a statement so absurd it’s not worth addressing, and hauntingly, "blacks have not been in a position to do this to whites..." while the slide was displayed.
Really? They never do any of these things?
Next DiAngelo brings up the topic of racial socialization to exhibit how whites were "conditioned" to be racist from childhood, obviously ignoring all of the hard data about in-group racial preferences, even among infants.

She asked the audience to recall if their parents talked about "good and bad" schools and what that meant to them, as well as what anti-racism training they had in primary school. She went on, telling whites that if their wedding album was all white, they were comfortable with racism, the concept of wedding photos being too white came up several times, making others visibly uncomfortable. DiAngelo can make even the most woke-liberal feel guilty for being too white, to scowl at the thought that their "racist" parents wanted them in a "good school." Some of this I can agree on, if “racism” is defined as a system that separates races, a white person, even a devout liberal, comfortable in an all-white environment, is on some level in agreement with people like us. 


Concluding her lecture, I was able to look through the window into the mind of a radical anti-white agitator with her mask was off, she felt safe here. DiAngelo noted that the majority of white people have no close friends that are non-white, and then proclaimed "a segregated life is not a valuable life." There are several ways one can interpret this.

DiAngelo continued to call herself white as if to convince those who might begin to question this person with curly hair, a protruding witch-like chin, horn-rimmed glasses, and hooked-nose might be something other.

"I'm going to expose us, I'm going to break with white solidarity," she said proudly with an insidious grin. I was again thunderstruck. 

DiAngelo remarked that even "anti-racist" whites are very comfortable in a racist society, and that "we are not entitled to comfort and whites must become uncomfortable to progress." The slide of the alleged crimes against blacks rushed into my mind once again - rape, murder, slavery, employment discrimination, biased laws, mob violence… DiAngelo is suggesting that this is what may be in store for us, in our well-deserved future. A future that a white person is not entitled to any level of comfort in a nation their ancestors forged from nothing. It was then I realized that DiAngelo was not merely some anti-racist sociologist that is riding a wave of anti-white hatred, but something far more. DiAngelo is the high-priestess, the person responsible for getting elite whites in high positions in society to give up what is theirs, to hand it over to a racial out-group that has been told for generations they have been humiliated, abused, and extorted by whites, and that they should take what is "rightfully" theirs.
DiAngelo's presentation concluded, a university president, the host of the event thanked her, explained that as jobs are leaving the state en masse once again, we should not fear, but learn to "become citizens of the world" instead of trying to create jobs here or to prevent them from leaving.

The president then asked several curated audience questions to DiAngelo. One question was along the lines of "how can we make this university more anti-racist?" DiAngelo pitched her services of weekly one-on-one coaching with university top-brass, where she will spend an hour with them each week coaching them on what actions to take to turn the university against whites even more while making herself obscenely wealthy. Good gig, if you can get it.

Another question asked about how to engage others with these ideas who might not be so open to "giving up their privilege and comfort in society." The reply provided another window into the mind of a radical anti-white, in essence, it does not matter if a person does not accept this message, it is coming whether they want it or not, whether they discuss the issues or not, whether they are an ally to non-whites or not. 

My overall takeaway and message from DiAngelo was “allow yourself to be ruled by those hostile to your interests, learn to deal with it, learn to like it, or you’re a bad person.” These are dangerous people with bad intentions.

An integral part of the parasitic strategy of both those above and below us is to guilt us in to handing over everything to them without much of a struggle. They do not have the moxie to take things form us the old way, so they will spend careers, lifetimes, an obscene sums of money to convince us to lay down and die. To let them replace us entirely, to not even consider becoming an elite in society, while they suck up all of the resources like a tick on an exsanguinated host.

Our goal is a simple one – replace all of them before they replace us, become our own elite once more, and hold firm to everything that is ours. This war is unconventional, but it is war all the same. I hope to see Ms. DiAngelo again. Perhaps next time she will be in the audience, I’d be happy to take any of her questions. 

[1] “Who’s in the Owner’s Box? Jews!” Atlanta Jewish Times. January 20, 2019. https://atlantajewishtimes.timesofisrael.com/whos-in-the-owners-box-jews/ [https://archive.is/87BvO][2] Josh Nathan-Kazis. “Who are so many pro basketball owners Jewish?” The Forward. May 06, 2014. https://forward.com/news/israel/197643/why-are-so-many-pro-basketball-owners-jewish-like/ [https://archive.is/mHlKd][3] Joel Stein. “Who runs Hollywood? C’mon.” LA Times. December 19, 2008. http://articles.latimes.com/2008/dec/19/opinion/oe-stein19[http://archive.is/Qz9XP]
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If you are a current supporter, thank you very much for being here and especially being here so early! I’d like to explain what my work is and encourages others to join in for those who are new or unaware!
The tl;dr is pretty simple, something I’ve been talking about for years now, and it’s an organization similar to the ADL or SPLC, but for people of European stock. We need a legal organization that looks out for our interests which are often very different from other groups and from what the current mainstream will represent.
A bit about my work, past, present, and future. I’ve been writing publicly for four years now. I started writing during undergrad, working on articles and a book, I began to publish shortly thereafter with The Occidental Observer, Counter-Currents, and Arktos. My work has been re-published and mirrored on AmRen, Unz, Vdare, The Ethnic European, National Vanguard, and on sites in at least five languages throughout Europe from Spain to Norway.

I am building out a website to host all of my collected works and a site for the legal aid that will offer easier contact methods, testimonials of those we have helped, and a streamlined donation process.

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Liberalism Unmasked book to buy and free PDF – I offer everybody the free PDF to take a look at to see if it’s something they would like before purchase or to keep an easy to search digital version to find stats and sources. 
This thread on Twitter has a brief description of many of the articles. 
The best place to start is with my “Why I Write” article. It is part of the story of how I got involved here. A brutal crime in a small white town and watching it all crumble down around me.
Every Christmas season for the past several years I’ve done a clothing drive for families in need. It’s grown each year, this past year with the shirt and sweatshirt sales, I raised about $2,500 that I used to provide sweaters, hats, gloves, Christmas gifts, and to help families from our community that needed a bit. 
In addition to writing, I started a legal themed show called Dark Academia that has so far covered topics like free speech for political dissidents, the legal history of civil rights, firearm considerations for dissidents, red flag laws, and navigating legal options if your private employers require a covid-19 vaccine. Past episodes will be uploaded soon and will continue covering topics that are more specialized such as these. 
Writing throughout all of law school, I graduated and passed the bar on the first go. Now that I am licensed, I have been providing legal aid to the community. Everything from mediations to helping people being investigated by the FBI. This is the focal point of what I will do going forward and why funding is necessary. Things are quickly becoming very busy and the need for legal aid for our people is tremendous, and I expect it to only grow for some time as the current trajectory continues. 
Our people need help, and they often have nowhere to turn. I am changing that. But to continue to provide great care and to expand, I need help as well. Funding will go towards the day-to-day costs of running a legal aid operation. Research costs, filing and court fees if necessary, travel when necessary, and a very modest compensation. Beyond the basic requirements which the $1,400 goal would meet, which is a serious shoe-string budget, but most of these types of things always must start that way, will be expansion and building a “war chest”. I want to ensure I have a contact in every state so I can help our people anywhere they have trouble and enter into out-of-state courts if necessary, to represent them or sue companies / school boards / universities where necessary. Helping friendly travelers become licensed is part of this, as well as having lawyers in this community getting licensed in other jurisdictions, which is very expensive and time-intensive. The funds will go towards memos for the community, legal defense, offensive cases that come up, and more. 
Some people have asked why I simply don’t just work a normie job and do this in my spare time, the answer is that I already am and that my time is already stretched to the point of extreme discomfort to my personal life. I work 30 hours a week at a normie gig (which these people are trying to get me fired from) and put in 40 hours a week writing and providing aid to this community. Although this is somewhat sustainable, without additional funding, it will not grow to where it needs to be, to where It can be. There’s no reason to leave so much potential good on the table. If everybody chips in a bit, we can build something powerful and lasting, way beyond what I can manage alone. This sort of project is ambitions, is already causing a lot of anger among the right crowd, and is something that has high rewards to match the higher cost. Nobody is doing anything like this now, nobody else is prepared to either. It's very important to set a high standard and follow through.
My goal for 2021 is to hit the $1,400 monthly goal on the this blog, and then raise an additional $30,000 to work as the seed money for this project. The main expenditure goes towards legal aid and outreach. Beyond providing basic legal aid, we will grow into offensive legal actions to push back against Critical Race Theory being taught in schools and forced diversity training at employers. 
There is currently an ongoing and coordinated effort to have me fired and disbarred. Ruined essentially, for having the wrong views, according to these ghouls. I will not bend the knee and I will fight off every attack and defend myself and our people fiercely. There will be NO backing down to these freaks. With that said, I could use some help. Putting together a larger team of people is important. So is having the ability to weather any attacks and put more resources towards defensive postures. Here is a small example of the attacks. Well-funded NGOs, one based in Israel, with media connections are coming after me already, after a mere two-months of being licensed. A testament to what I am doing already. 
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This is something I've been working towards for many years now. When I would mention it in the past it was met with a lot of negativity by people who were frankly already defeated. We have made it a long way and taken all the slings and arrows. At this point there is no legitimate excuse. We will not be "shut down" or stopped. We are already helping people, making their lives better, keeping them safe, and we will continue to do so.
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