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Sunday, September 04, 2016

Action (((Reaction)))



Action: It is our duty to preserve our nations for our children.

(((Reaction))): redefine "preserve", "nation" and "children".


What most Americans don't realize is that (((globalist propagandists))) are now pushing the same deceitful game of redefinition in their attack on the nations of Europe that they successfully pushed in the United States in the 20th century.

But even the dumbest, most maleducated and historically ignorant American, who blithely accepts the idea that George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin believed their posterity to consist of Bantu tribesmen, cannibals from Papua New Guinea, and Chinamen in founding "a nation of immigrants", will tend to raise his eyebrows in befuddlement at new and outlandish claims about "Britain is a nation of immigrants", "the Judeo-Christian identity of the Swedish nation" and "all nations are nations of immigrants".

I cannot stress this enough. All four of the following phrases are ahistorical lies, and moreover, they are lies that are now being recycled to attack Europe in the same way they were used to destroy the genuine historical concept of the American nation.
  • The melting pot
  • A proposition nation
  • A nation of immigrants
  • Judeo-Christian values
  • "all men are created equal" means "everyone is an American"
And the European nationalists all know it too.



"If we could just get our definitions straight I'm sure we'd find we actually AGREE on the important points"
- Saint Cuck the First

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76 Comments:

Blogger pyrrhus September 04, 2016 1:47 PM  

From Ralph Raico:
The New York Times hack wrote that Donald Trump in his immigration speech “all but deported the Statue of Liberty.” This degree of historical cluelessness is a new low even for the Times. The lady in New York harbor has nothing to do with immigration, that little poem by Emma Lazarus was tacked on some years later. The statue was a gift from the French people on our hundredth birthday, in 1876. Her name is “Liberty Enlightening the World,” which is why she’s carrying a torch. What she’s enlightening the world with is shown on the book she’s holding in her left hand, marked “1776″–the ideals of the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence. As amplified by Washington and Jefferson, these included no entangling alliances with other powers and no foreign wars. These are views much more aligned with Donald Trump’s position and the opposite of the position of the Queen of Chaos.

Blogger #7139 September 04, 2016 1:47 PM  

I look to the Trumpageddon on Nov. 8 and the beginning of the end of immigrant imperialism.

Blogger Robert Divinity September 04, 2016 1:48 PM  

Along with the route of Merkel's Christian Democrats tonight and the ascendancy of the AfD throughout Germany, excellent news. I don't expect if these parties coordinate efforts to hear much from Luegenpresse on the joys of political globalism.

So when will Chancellor Merkel announce she will not seek re-election and when can we expect to see a German face in that mix?

Anonymous fish September 04, 2016 1:50 PM  

Looks like the Germans may have had enough of it!


http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-election-exitpoll-idUSKCN11A0UX?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=57cc5b4504d30152db7bd70c&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

Blogger Robert Divinity September 04, 2016 1:55 PM  

*(also the Christian Democrats' rout)

Anonymous paleopaleo September 04, 2016 1:57 PM  

The melting pot - A proposition nation - A nation of immigrants - Judeo-Christian values

A simple four paragraph, junior high level refutation of these ideas would be helpful. Something that's easy to remember and easy to distribute. These ideas so appeal to suburban whites.

Anonymous Wyrd September 04, 2016 1:59 PM  

Looks like the Germans may have had enough of it!

Gott im Himmel! What a glorious day!

Blogger J Melcher September 04, 2016 2:08 PM  

Distinctio? "Posterity" versus "Progeny" ? Or compare the Hebrew word "neked" ?

Blogger LurkingPuppy September 04, 2016 2:12 PM  

The Mongol hordes are a nation of immigrants.

The Huns are a nation of immigrants.

The Vandals are a nation of immigrants.

The Mexicans are a nation of immigrants.

(((A certain tribe))) is a nation of immigrants.

We're not the nations that are immigrating to anywhere.

Anonymous David September 04, 2016 2:18 PM  

2.) I hope Trump follows through on his promises after the Trumpslide, but what I REALLY want to see are all the LeftProg heads exploding.

Blogger Servant of the Chief September 04, 2016 2:24 PM  

The tactic here in Ireland is slightly different, no one buys the 'nation of immigrents' bile by virtue of the only historical immigrents being other white people or 'judeo christian' by virtue of being an embarassingly Catholic country. Instead we are guilted into accepting more immigrants because 'we were a nation of emigrants and it is our duty to help those emigrating from their countries'. Yes they will literally use a country's own past tragedies against them in order to push this crap.

Anonymous Genera September 04, 2016 2:27 PM  

@ paleopaleo:

"The melting pot - A proposition nation - A nation of immigrants - Judeo-Christian values

"A simple four paragraph, junior high level refutation of these ideas would be helpful. Something that's easy to remember and easy to distribute. These ideas so appeal to suburban whites."

Don't forget "American exceptionalism".

Blogger Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus September 04, 2016 2:36 PM  

One of these days, Geert Wilders will have a starship named after him.

Blogger buwaya puti September 04, 2016 2:39 PM  

Le Pen and Farage and of course Petry are the best looking of this set of the new right. Wilders always looked rather the oddball. Farage is a very fine speaker, Le Pen does very well also, but I cant judge French rhetoric very well, other than to say it is generally on a much higher level than American. Those people, like the British, are trained to think on their feet.
Orban does everything in Hungarian (though it seems he does speak English) and thats a total blank to me.

Blogger The Other Robot September 04, 2016 2:39 PM  

We didn't start the movement with many of the usual suspects.

Blogger The Other Robot September 04, 2016 2:40 PM  

@15: Orban stopped the Syrians, wouldn't let the Muzzies in!

Anonymous Philipp September 04, 2016 2:46 PM  

Orban is already in power and put fences guarded by soldiers and policemen around the borders of his country.

Farage achieved a huge triumph when the British voted to leave the EU this June.

Let's hope that Le Pen will get elected president next year and that the AfD will do well in the general election in Germany in a year's time.

Anonymous DT September 04, 2016 2:49 PM  

@10 - I hope Trump follows through on his promises after the Trumpslide, but what I REALLY want to see are all the LeftProg heads exploding.

Can you even begin to imagine? Hillary's face during her concession speech. The reactions on CNN and MSNBC. The left Twitter feeds.

It will be...glorious.

Anonymous DT September 04, 2016 2:51 PM  

Also, Vox, Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.

Some of these guys built the railroads.

OpenID b1bae96e-6447-11e3-b6bb-000f20980440 September 04, 2016 3:00 PM  

You don't really need paragraphs. Just some pointed counter-questions

If America is a nation of immigrants, why was Colonial America ruled by the British Crown instead of the American Indian Chieftains living here at the time?

If America is a proposition nation, are people that are born here no longer citizens if they don't believe in the proposition?

If America is a melting pot, how could it value multiculturalism and diversity?

If America has Judeo-Christian values how could it support equality for sexual deviancy, abortion, heresy, etc?

OpenID kbswift September 04, 2016 3:06 PM  

@6 paleopaleo wrote:A simple four paragraph, junior high level refutation of these ideas would be helpful.

Write it then.

Blogger buwaya puti September 04, 2016 3:09 PM  

Asian-American is not very useful. It may have been an invention of Japanese Americans in the postwar internment argument, trying to make it seem (to whites) there were more of them than there actually were, as there were many more Chinese and almost as many Filipinos even in those days, neither lot being very sympathetic to the Japanese. In Hawaii the Democrat Japanese and the Republican Filipinos were the core of the two parties there, and much of politics was ethnic.

Blogger ZhukovG September 04, 2016 3:21 PM  

@19 No, Asian-American is not preferred. They may identify as Chinese-American, Korean-American or Japanese-American. But the -American is just for the benefit of 'Round Eyed Devils' and not something they think of themselves in general.

I cannot imagine any Chinese person being proud of an ancestor building a railroad in America. Now building a railroad in China, that would be something for a Chinese person to be proud of.

Blogger buwaya puti September 04, 2016 3:25 PM  

The proposition nation was exactly that, in parts anyway. Much of the US (various states) was never ethnically dominated by any sort of white tribe of a single nature. Hawaii has never had a white majority. California always had such a mishmash of recent immigrants that I dont think it could ever have been so characterised. San Francisco for instance was a pan-national Catholic city at the time when it was fully built out in the 1920s. As a long time resident of San Francisco I can see this clearly in all the Catholic churches strategically situated and designed to be oriented to their native congregants, South Germans, Italians, Irish, Portuguese, Latin Americans, Slovenians, and more, besides large numbers of Russians, Jews and Armenians. All of this is still written here in stone and wood. Most of those people are gone now, swamped both by Asians and Mexicans, but earlier and moreso by presumably non-proposition "American" internal immigrants post-1945.

Anonymous A Paradigm Is More Than Twenty Cents September 04, 2016 3:33 PM  

Afghani immigrant tries to rob Minnetonka bank but needs interpreter.

Immigrants doing the work Americans won't do, robbing the banks Americans won't rob. Diversity enrichment at work.

OpenID denektenorsk September 04, 2016 3:51 PM  

Also, Vox, Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.

Some of these guys built the railroads.


I prefer Ching-Ching Ding-Dong myself.

OpenID denektenorsk September 04, 2016 3:53 PM  

Ching-Chong Ding-Dong... Autocorrect for the win.

Anonymous Sean Fielding September 04, 2016 4:00 PM  

I don't think Wilders has kids of his own. OTOH, that's probably good considering all the death threats, and not trivial ones. If so, he's like a lot of pro-Whites - his children are the children of the nation.

Anonymous DT September 04, 2016 4:17 PM  

@23 - Here's my point dude...

@25 - Immigrants doing the work Americans won't do, robbing the banks Americans won't rob. Diversity enrichment at work.

First they outsource IT, then they outsource crime. How is an American citizen supposed to earn a buck?

His note was hilarious. It read like one of those emails from a Nigerian prince.

Anonymous tublecane September 04, 2016 4:32 PM  

@6-Okay:

Melting pot: We've been cooking black people forever and they still taste bad.

Proposition Nation: I propose the U.S. becomes China. Then it wouldn't be the U.S. anymore, you say? What's to stop me; it's just a proposition. You're just lucky I don't make the U.S. self-identify as a black, lesbian, transgender woman.

Nation of immigrants: Just shut up.

Judeo-Christian Values: Slightly better than Judeo-Muslim values!

All men are created equal: Therefore, there are no such things as adults and children, and if you won't let me have sex with 14 year-old boys you're a Nazi.

Anonymous tublecane September 04, 2016 4:35 PM  

@12-

American Exceptionalism: My mommy says I'm special.

Anonymous Gypsy September 04, 2016 4:40 PM  

We a nation of immigrants.

Please to be shitting on your country.

Blogger Thucydides September 04, 2016 4:47 PM  

That preference cascade had better start soon, or Clinton will pretty much walk away with the Election, and with it our freedoms and our nation

Anonymous #8601 September 04, 2016 5:25 PM  

@19 Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature

This aggression will not stand, man.

My Mommy says I'm special

My Mom says I`m handsome


Blogger Noah B September 04, 2016 5:38 PM  

@33 Here's a white pill from Breitbart that Ricky Vaughn posted. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/09/01/la-times-poll-trump-45-3-clinton-41-9/

Basically Trump is strong with people who were too disgusted to vote in 2012.

Blogger Gaiseric September 04, 2016 5:44 PM  

DT wrote:Also, Vox, Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.

Some of these guys built the railroads.

If you're trying to make a joke, it's not nearly outrageous enough to be funny. If you're actually serious, you're a moron.

Anonymous tublecane September 04, 2016 5:50 PM  

@35-I stopped voting in 2010, but I guess that includes me, because I kept being disgusted through 2012. Trump appeals to me, though I'm still not voting. Not because I'm disgusted, but just because

Anonymous tublecane September 04, 2016 5:52 PM  

@36-Did it occur to you that you don't get the joke?

Are you a (((Coen Bros.))) fan, perchance?

Blogger Dexter September 04, 2016 5:54 PM  

America is a proposition nation.

The proposition is: Fuck you, whitey.

Blogger Dexter September 04, 2016 5:55 PM  

Historians have shown that America was founded on the proposition of mass African and Arab immigration plus tranny bathrooms and gay marriage.

Anonymous BGKB September 04, 2016 5:56 PM  

Can you even begin to imagine? Hillary's face during her concession speech.

For just $2700 your kid can read a card with an approved question for Hilldoghttp://www.infowars.com/hillary-lets-children-ask-her-questions-for-2700-apiece/

Asian-American is not preferred. They may identify as Chinese-American, Korean-American or Japanese-American.

Groids can't even tell Asians apart from whites. http://www.amren.com/news/2016/08/youre-asian-right-why-are-you-even-here/

OT when I see HilLIARy and Hammered in the same sentence taking hammers to 13 blackberries is not what I thought.
https://www.lewrockwell.com/political-theatre/cnn-stunned-hillary-hammers/

YouTube taking away money for bad think https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/09/no_author/youtube-become-one-giant-safe-space/

Anonymous Delmar September 04, 2016 5:58 PM  

If you're trying to make a joke, it's not nearly outrageous enough to be funny. If you're actually serious, you're a moron.

This ain't no laughing matter, Everett.

Blogger Zeroh Tollrants September 04, 2016 6:42 PM  

Why was the original video of this, with lyrics, removed from YouTube? It had been up for months, until a week or so ago.

Blogger Phillip George September 04, 2016 7:01 PM  

You can't build science on evolution.
You can't build global warming on plant fertilizer.
You can't raise children on boys equal girls.

You can't build Muhammadism full stop. Jesus' statements exclude it at point blank range.

Just kill relativism. Relativism stupefies.

Truth matters is a club. Join that one. The Resurrection is history; is European history, never didn't matter, is the only way forward.

Extrapolate to education to law to nation then beyond.

Cathedrals-for-Saudi-Arabia.com.

Blogger Phillip George September 04, 2016 7:15 PM  

In information technology, message signal to noise ratio, nothing has been more important to God than defending the information content integrity. Word.

He is reliable is understatement. This jurisprudence.

Anonymous Elrod September 04, 2016 7:21 PM  

Man. I've concluded after reading through Vox Popoli that if this is an accurate portrayal of the Alt Right then the only possible hope it's followers in America have of implementing its values is nuclear attack and the complete destruction of all infristructure and 99% of its people while all Alt Right followers hide out underground.

Nothing else could convince Americans to support such a philosophy.

Blogger LurkingPuppy September 04, 2016 7:27 PM  

buwaya puti wrote:Asian-American is not very useful.
It's the only sensible term for the mixed-race and/or English-speaking Asians who don't have any other homeland to go back to. (I'm inclined to let them have California; they'll put a stop to the misbehaviour of certain desert tribes.)

Blogger Gaiseric September 04, 2016 7:28 PM  

Well. On the other hand, maybe I don't recognize a movie quote from a movie that I've never seen, which would make me the moron in this instance.

Anonymous BGKB September 04, 2016 7:38 PM  

Vox Popoli that if this is an accurate portrayal of the Alt Right then the only possible hope it's followers in America have of implementing its values is nuclear attack and the complete destruction of all infristructure and 99% of its people while all Alt Right followers hide out underground.

Actually cut off the food stamp cards and the free stuff army will destroy every die verse city & cannibalize the leftists living in them for us.

Blogger bob k. mando September 04, 2016 8:06 PM  

11. Servant of the Chief September 04, 2016 2:24 PM
Yes they will literally use a country's own past tragedies against them in order to push this crap.



ah, but isn't it INTERESTING how EVERY nation of Western European heritage is having a policy of the *same* valence ( unlimited immigration now! ) pushed on it?

gosh amighty, you'd almost think this was a coordinated effort.

((( who ))) would do such a thing?

Blogger bob k. mando September 04, 2016 8:10 PM  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyTiISVmSf0

Anonymous Joe Blowe September 04, 2016 8:12 PM  

Elrod wrote:Nothing else could convince Americans to support such a philosophy.

What we believe in was common sense for the most part before the 1960's and certainly before WWII. We just have to reverse engineer what the (((social engineers))) did to change that philosophy. They had and still have the TV, the Movies, the Radio, and the Newspapers to spread their Lies. They had it good when those were the only game in town. We have the Internet and the Truth. They don't stand a chance.

Alt-Right Forever

Blogger Keef September 04, 2016 8:21 PM  

Very good points Pyrrhus, no doubt the (((liberal))) media purposefully obfuscates those ideals

Blogger Keef September 04, 2016 8:24 PM  

I always thought American exceptionalism had some merit to it. I always thought it was the idea that American achieved great things because they were free to do so, and because high achievers were able to enjoy the fruit of their labor etc...

NOT because we were diverse or anything like that

Anonymous Spartacus xxxxx September 04, 2016 9:06 PM  

DT wrote:Can you even begin to imagine? Hillary's face during her concession speech. The reactions on CNN and MSNBC. The left Twitter feeds.

It will be...glorious.


Ain't gonna happen. She'll be in Bolivia by then.

Anonymous BGKB September 04, 2016 9:24 PM  

ah, but isn't it INTERESTING how EVERY nation of Western European heritage is having a policy

WikiLeaks- US embassy in Estonia shitting on children's minds, targets schoolchildren
https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/06TALLINN576_a.html

OT:UK no routine surgery for smokers or fatties. https://www.rt.com/uk/358145-obese-smokers-routine-surgery/

Blogger Demonic Professor El September 04, 2016 10:00 PM  

How about the Patton-LeMay Proposition Nation?

Grease the tank treads with the guts of our enemies, and when we kill enough of them, they'll stop.

That may not be the redefinition (((they))) are looking for, heh.

Blogger Sheila4g September 04, 2016 11:08 PM  

@56 BGKB: "WikiLeaks- US embassy in Estonia shitting on children's minds, targets schoolchildren"

That is utterly typical of State now and absolutely despicable. Because State is now aggressively multikulti, the US Ambassador had the $PLC over to teach Estonians how to deal with racial diversity. How special. And a Fulbright "school administrator," a Negress from Chicago, came and spoke to 10 schools. "In many cases, Frazier was bot the first American" and the first Negro these Estonian children had ever met. Even more special.

My evening has been officially ruined.

Anonymous US Embassy September 04, 2016 11:42 PM  

Please to be shitting on Estonia.

Anonymous Anonymous September 05, 2016 12:17 AM  

Emma Lazarus wrote New Colossus, a poem which definitely is associated with immigration. So too is Ellis Island associated with immigration — the island on which the statue rests.

Anonymous rubberducky September 05, 2016 12:36 AM  

Re: American Exceptionalism -- The WaPo editors today came up with a shocking opinion of it that had me guffawing out loud.

As Vox says, they have taken to redefining terms, today the WaPo redefined American exceptionalism.

Now, the haughty professorial left of which Barack Obama is the most prominent member is completely allergic to the idea of American exceptionalism and also deeply offended by it. To them it's the base, jingoistic notion of the Great Unwashed. And kinda racist, but of course.

The WaPo today redefined it entirely to mean the believe that America, as the indispensable nation, has the duty to carry on with international leadership and also interventions. It's our duty to be the world's moralist and the world's policeman. And, they eagerly point out, Hillary Clinton understands this, she gets American exceptionalism. Trump doesn't.

What a load of bs, from such sickening sophists and preeners.

Anonymous tublecane September 05, 2016 12:46 AM  

That doesn't sound like a redefinition to me? They're simply picking up the mantle of insane, radical, Puritan global messianism which has forever been in the American bloodstream but really took off with WWI. Democrats have it when they need it, like how they suddenly become the party of Wall Street and everyone pretends not to notice.

Though neocons owned the actual words "American exceptionalism" the idea is shared.

Blogger LP9 Solidified in Gold! Rin Integra September 05, 2016 2:12 AM  

This is somewhat worthy of a review ALT RIGHT versus the vampires: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/09/jack-kerwick/neocons-vs-alt-right/

Anonymous DT September 05, 2016 2:29 AM  

@38 - Are you a (((Coen Bros.))) fan, perchance?

Obviously he's not a golfer.

@46 - Nothing else could convince Americans to support such a philosophy.

You might be surprised at what Americans support after the Federal credit card hits its limit and the hate whitey / America be rayciss / gibs-me-dat crowd starts rioting and tearing civilization apart.

As Vox has pointed out with the situation in Europe, one does not wish for the violence that may come. But one will be able to blame the violence entirely on the liberals, SJWs, and globalists who created the situation in the first place.

Blogger Elder Son September 05, 2016 3:32 AM  

God created the tongues and nations for a reason and set principalities over them, (then created Israel as His people etc.) and will, in His time, through Christ, bring peoples of all tongues and nations back to Him.

This is Satan's attempt to pre-empt God, and bring all the tongues and nations to himself, to recreate Babel.

...so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God. The people worshiping the beast and his image. Just as the people tried to do at Babel, build a temple and demand God come to them, to make a name for themselves. The devil, deceiving the nations, is only to happy to oblige.

Like Babel, the people of Babel wanted to bring God down to them. The devil (and his people) is always trying to put together what God had put asunder, and put asunder, what God has put together.

Watch Rome. It will lead you to Babel.

https://youtu.be/bZ-OwSH7IYM?list=PL_G5NZ-sJ7t8JPrwLZGgJzjSHN0Vg5uBo

Anonymous Takin' a Look September 05, 2016 3:50 AM  

Yeah,yeah, Alt-Right 14 words, White Power!

Feetsball and African Tree Hockey are coming on, time to show our daughters how much we love the Africans and our sons how they need to cuck and wigger-fag themselves out with herpes-ridden assholes and vags before they are 18.

Get those Jersey #s!

Blogger VD September 05, 2016 4:25 AM  

Feetsball and African Tree Hockey are coming on, time to show our daughters how much we love the Africans and our sons how they need to cuck and wigger-fag themselves out with herpes-ridden assholes and vags before they are 18.

Always nice to get the Gamma male's perspective on sports. Look, it's not our fault that you can't run, throw a ball, or kick one. Or that the women still ignore you.

Anonymous Godfrey September 05, 2016 9:52 AM  

The real racists are those that have been supporting and pushing the destruction of brown people's countries in the Middle-East and Africa for the last quarter of a century.

Anonymous Godfrey September 05, 2016 9:54 AM  

End the wars the racists wage in the Middle-East and Africa.

Tear down Israel's racist wall and allow the Palestinians refugees freedom of movement.

Anonymous Takin' a Look September 05, 2016 11:47 AM  

@ VD

Yea, bad mood on my part. As for sports, I was not allowed on any teams, the coaches all thought I'd be a risk, I'll leave it at that.

Blogger JaimeInTexas September 05, 2016 11:48 AM  

Beware if you dress funny. Momma may have lied.

Blogger Were-Puppy September 05, 2016 12:00 PM  

@62 LP9 Solidified in Gold! Rin Integra

This is somewhat worthy of a review ALT RIGHT versus the vampires: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/09/jack-kerwick/neocons-vs-alt-right/
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What these idiot necons don't get is the scenario they are entwined in.

It's like that old saying "You can't fire me, because I QUIT!"

Blogger Were-Puppy September 05, 2016 12:03 PM  

@68 Godfrey
End the wars the racists wage in the Middle-East and Africa.

Tear down Israel's racist wall and allow the Palestinians refugees freedom of movement.
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If only I could view the alternate reality where this actually happened !

Blogger Were-Puppy September 05, 2016 12:15 PM  

"and their memory was a bitter tree which bore crimson fruit in the years to come."
-- Queen of the Black Coast - REH

This little snippet jumps out at me as the alt-right gains - but I hope that nothing of the sort happens.

Anonymous Discard September 06, 2016 4:26 AM  

19. DT: No, the Chinese did not build "the railroads". The Central Pacific, which ran about a thousand miles, from Sacramento to Utah, was built largely with Chinese labor. I have read that the Northern Pacific used some Chinese labor as well. The other 200+ thousand miles of track in this country were laid by Whites and in some parts of the South, by Blacks.

This is not pedantry. Apparently millions of people have been taught this anti-White slander, and accept the poison without question. Whites need to learn to vomit.

Blogger Deplorable September 10, 2016 7:45 PM  

Like some other commenters above, I hope to understand the inaccuracy of the following terms. I'll post my understanding and hope others will let me know if I'm right or wrong.

1. The melting pot. This idea was popularized after Emma Lazarus's poem. Prior to that, Americans didn't mix outside their European cultures of origin. Or if they did, it was within their own race. Or maybe they did, but it wasn't really a fundamental part of America.

2. A proposition nation. I think this means that America is an idea or concept to be accepted or not. If you agree with the idea, BAM! you're an American. Or maybe it's if you *claim* to agree. A problem with this could be changing propositions. For example, if America was not founded as a melting pot, what if we now proposed that it *is* a melting pot? Another problem, I think noted above, is what happens to one who stops accepting the proposition.

3. A nation of immigrants. The early colonists were immigrants (maybe there's a better term?) to the American land, but by the 1770s, the colonists were born *on* this land. The fact that America has since accepted immigrants does not mean that that is a fundamental part of its character. A core identity had been established as in the European nations, and immigrants were expected to have the same. (Now I wonder if this naturally flowed into the concept of a proposition nation.)

4. Judeo-Christian values. A blog post today seems to explain this. Jewish and Christian values are different. We interpret the same Biblical texts differently (But how, other than parts related to the messiah?). Jews get their teachings mostly(?) from rabbis. Christians obviously don't.

5. "all men are created equal" means "everyone is an American". I'm not sure what to say about this. People seem to disagree on what is meant by "equal". All I will say is that "equal" is not "same".

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