Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Hate Whose Name We Dare not Speak

Right-wing tweet aggregator Twitchy is back with another disingenuous exposee of shocking black bigotry (here dancing about traditional Maypole Sarah Palin), veiling it as virulence from the "Left". The covert critique continues.

At least they don't say "liberal". It's time to formally divest the Left of any association with liberty. Classic liberalism is dead and discarded. There is no room for Locke and Mill among the factions of multiculturalism and its attendant demagogy. They are dead white males after all.

Liberty's assassins affect mourning for the passing of "civility". Meanwhile their black thug shock troops roam the streets defiling, destroying, making war on anything that smacks of civilization, which they find as effete and contemptible as the white weaklings they terrify with their mere presence. Who's to say they're wrong anymore? They make their assertion--society has no claim on me--and then go out and prove it.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Day Off

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I'm so scared! There's no escaping stale film references!
It's a cairn, dumbass.
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A good turnaround point.
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"Ah, when are they going to plug that up already?"

Monday, June 18, 2012

Bill's Bleeding Heart Show


Does Bill Maher think Matt Drudge is making up stories about black malice?

No. He condemns Drudge's editorial focus, not his veracity. Drudge pays undue attention to negative black behavior. Who decides what constitutes undue attention? Bill Maher says Bill Maher decides. But we already knew that.

Bill wants you to know Matt Drudge is a racist. Bill misses the point entirely. Who cares who's a racist anymore? It doesn't matter why Drudge insists on rubbing Bill's prominent proboscis in black misbehavior and violence (Maher "monitored" every disgusting post that week). Maher derides the relevance of Drudge's choices. But of what relevance is the reality of black malice?

Liberals will remind you violent crime generally remains down, and the average American still hasn't a reasonable fear of blacks as long as he stays out of their neighborhoods. So only the bad people, the Other White People, notice. It is a matter of proud indifference for Bill.  But the violence itself is the least of it; it's what that violence demonstrates: the Left's critique of race and civil rights is a thoroughgoing lie. Black, not white, Americans are failing at equality. Black America is rejecting the Western liberal tradition, to the extent it understands it.

Bill Maher thinks he's outraged by Matt Drudge's stereotyping of blacks; by his prejudice against them; by his lack of (what Bill refuses to call) Christian charity toward them and their problems. But we can see that's pure bunk.

What should fret Maher is what black violence and failure says about the myth of white racism, founding myth of the perverted Christianity that progressivism has become. Without it, and without its redemption fable--absolution by righting the ultimate wrong of white American slavery (with Barack Obama as a minor messiah)--the entire progressive edifice is threatened. As that messiah gives the tacit approval of silence to the violence while concurrently betraying every traditional (dread word!) progressive cause, it has to dawn, eventually, even on Bill, that black folk, and any elite that may come from them, want nothing whatsoever to do with his absolution. They can neither spell nor define the word. Bill is just another white chump taken in by the brothers. If only he was poor white trash he would have seen it coming.

Something John Derbyshire said in his Gawker interview  strikes me: the present anti-racist hysterics might be explained by the justified anxiety of the Left before the demographic carnage it has wrought. We all have to swim in the same waters. Or at least, insulation is expensive. But if one can't trust in that timeless American image of the noble, suffering black, if black America shoves him aside to celebrate such buffoonish monsters as, yes Bill, a Mike Tyson or Reverend Farrakhan, then what can one trust? The black-white reparations model has been adopted by all manner of political identity, culminating in the sudden domination of gay advocacy. All these other identities are invested in black Americans at least making a show of it.

When Bill snarls that Matt Drudge should look away or shut up, he is engaged in containment. Potential waves of disillusion threaten to cascade outward, leveling the theoretical architecture of the American Left. The oppression of the past explains the malice of the present, convention demands; the crime thinker wonders if the malice of the present doesn't in fact explain the oppression of the past. The Narrative wearies. The Left should be worried. They have created a model and a monster called Resentment, encouraging all to apply for a franchise.
Thee have conquered. Now what?

This presents an existential crisis for the individual. If black people really are their own worst enemy, and their neighbors' worst enemy, what's it all been about? For the faithful Bill Maher, all he's left with is a Godless world and a big lie.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Hate in the USA

Black folk on the Walker recall defeat.
Note how the site (Twitchy, which compiles political tweets from a Fox News-like "conservative" angle) sells this compendium as "angry libs" going off. Our furtive fascination with black American violence: the critique that dare not speak its name.

Monday, June 04, 2012

Not a Nation of Immigrants

Cultural survival for Bibi, not for thee, America.

We should commission a giant statue, with a plaque calling for the world's wretched, and ship it to Israel.

Friday, June 01, 2012

Shocked, Shocked

Prosecutors managed to revoke George Zimmerman's bail today over a financial disclosure technicality. They, and Martin family attorney Ben Crump, want to jail him until an expected trial next year. From the AP:
At Friday’s court hearing, De la Rionda and O’Mara also asked a judge to stop the public release of witness names and statements made by Zimmerman to police officers. Those documents normally are part of the public record under Florida law. 
“What’s occurring, unfortunately, are cases are being tried in the public sector as opposed to in the courtroom,” De La Rionda said. “We are in a new age with Twitter, Facebook, and all these things I’ve never heard of before in my career. Everybody gets to find out intimate details about witnesses that never occurred before. Witnesses are going to be reluctant to get involved.”
Nooooooo! Prejudicial media hype and intimidation?! After the hearing the prosecutors no doubt collected their winnings updated their social media pages.

Your google hits sir...

Of course, today's hearings were largely (and maybe primarily) an operation intent on prejudicing the prosecutor's "public sector" against Zimmerman, an opportunity to get this quote in the papers:
“This court was led to believe they didn’t have a single penny,” said De la Rionda. “It was misleading and I don’t know what words to use other than it was a blatant lie.”
I am unmoved. The AP helpfully shepherds us through the narrative:
Crump was asked if he thought that if Zimmerman would be willing to lie about his finances that he would be willing to lie about what happen the night Martin was killed.   
“We fully expect that the special prosecutor will make George Zimmerman’s credibility be front and center in this entire case,” Crump said. “And whatever dishonesty that comes forth by George Zimmerman that they can prove, you can best believe it will be the issue of this case and rightfully so.”
I'm sure there's enough integrity left in the courts that Zimmerman will be allowed to post a higher bond and remain free for the time being. Perhaps this prosecutorial stunt has something to do with negotiations behind the scenes--to apply pressure or make good a threat.

The original AP story's lead has been updated (Sat 6/2) to take up the narrative assault on Zimmerman's credibility:
The credibility of Trayvon Martin’s shooter could be an issue at trial after a judge said that George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their finances to obtain a bond, legal experts say.
At no point will an analysis of Zimmerman's accusers' credibility get its own news cycle, of course.