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War is coming here long since over, and lost

This. This right here.

I had an interesting conversation with a bunch of like-minded conservatives last month, and articulated something that in retrospect is obvious, but difficult to accept.

Islam is winning.

It has a coherent (to them) political philosophy, there is very little internal dissension, the vast majority of its adherents are supportive of its most savage and world-destroying goals, and they have successfully co-opted the natural antipathy of the West toward them and turned it on its head.

There are short-sighted economic reasons for the West to allow the immigrant invasions, but the grand scheme has nothing to do with economics and everything to do with the progressive drive to destroy traditional Western culture and replace it with…anything else. Islam, their allies of convenience, is happy to be of assistance, because they are confident that they will have the upper hand if the West falls to the globalist left.

And they will.

Alas, not “will,” CBD; HAVE, and/or DID. He links to an insightful, thought-provoking piece by one NS Lyons which opens thusly:

Cast Away Illusions and Prepare for Struggle
A response to old guard conservatism

Last fall the Claremont Institute’s venerable Charles R. Kesler published a lengthy essay critiquing National Conservatism and the “New Right” for, essentially, departing from the polite constitutionalist rhetoric of Bill Buckley-style American conservatism for a more definitive popular-nationalism. I was among those invited by Claremont to respond as part of a thoughtful symposium published last month. I’ve decided to republish my short contribution here (though I encourage you to go read the original essay and the full symposium). My argument is brief (and “nearly dismissive” according to Kesler, which I suppose is true): for decades old guard conservatives have for the most part completely failed to conserve anything, institutions of the republic included, no matter how frequently they’ve bandied about the Constitution and appealed to American exceptionalism; it will avail us nothing to continue in the same vein. Because of all this context and the intramural nature of the dispute I hesitated to bother posting this here at all. But given the “conservative”-leaning Supreme Court’s tragic decision yesterday to roll over and allow the gutting of the First Amendment (as predicted), the moment now seemed more appropriate to do so. – N.S. Lyons

To say the very least it is, if not already far too late to do anyone any real good. Continuing from there:

Mao instructed revolutionaries to seize power by struggling to control the “pen,” the “knife,” and the “gun” (that is, the propaganda and administrative institutions, the intelligence and security services, and the army). By this measure the progressive Left has already achieved near total victory. By contrast, old-guard conservatives have—for almost a century now—utterly failed to conserve much of anything, republic included. And none of their habitually muttered invocations of the Constitution’s sacred text have turned the tide in the least. Sadly, theirs is a god that failed—whatever regime we live under now, it is not the U.S. Constitution.

Meanwhile, this struggle is hardly confined to America’s shores. All across the Western world, regimes are converging on the same form of authoritarian managerial technocracy, treating popular sovereignty with disgust and brooking no dissent. New legislation in Canada proposes life in prison for “hate speech.” Britain already arrests hundreds of people per year for holding the wrong opinions. Germany’s interior minister says right-wingers who “mock the state” will be preemptively ejected from the financial system, have their business licenses revoked, and be banned from traveling. At the behest of the E.U., Poland’s new “centrist” government has cast aside the rule of law in order to arrest political enemies and purge the Right from all institutions.

Some of these countries have written constitutions, others don’t—it hardly matters. What they all share, along with the United States, is a near-identical ruling class of transnational managerial elites who believe they alone possess History’s mandate to reengineer society. And what they hate and fear above all else is the nation: the existence—and yes, the very idea—of a distinct and sovereign people that lies beyond the reach of their totalizing hunger for conformity and control. Hence, they hate and fear democracy, too—the self-governance of a nation. This global battle between transnational managerialism and sovereign democratic nationhood now defines 21st-century politics.

Agreed, for the most part, with my usual two (2) caveats:

  1. I still maintain that they do NOT fear us, not in the least; if they did, they’d be dealing with us in a quite different fashion than they have been since at least 2020, if not before. Rather, they despise us, hold us in contempt. And why shouldn’t they? So far, they’ve been given no reason whatsoever to think otherwise
  2. Can we please just dispense already with using The Enemy’s own terminology as if it had been mutually agreed upon as essentially accurate, applicable, and acceptable—ie, this never-ending “democracy” twaddle? I have another diatribe to be completed and put up later today (hopefully; no promises either expressed or implied) covering this very subject, so I’ll stop here on that and spare you folks the redundancy

Apart from those more or less pettifogging objections of mine, this short piece is another for the old must-read list, folks.

The normalcy bias which stubbornly (not to say “bitterly”) clings to the starry-eyed but nonetheless hopeless delusion that—despite the extremities of lawlessness, oppression, and bare-faced despotism Real Americans have been subjected to for lo, these many years—political business as usual somehow still offers meaningful recourse for the persecuted and misruled Serf Class must be abandoned toot sweet, lest all be well and truly lost. Surely it’s clear by now that petitioning the very government which is itself the author of our woes for redress of grievances, as if this were still America That Was rather than the contemporary, built-back-“better” Amerika v2.0, is nothing but a mug’s game.

5 thoughts on “War is coming here long since over, and lost

  1. It was never going to be solved without blood. I have lived in hope for many years, ever mindful that the system itself was engineered to reach certain end states, having been armoured against the very kinds of counters most people think of when they confront a societal-level problem.

    The first three boxes, each in their turn, have been revealed as the faint hopes they always were, as they were made to serve only a moral people. While each has been tested over the decades, vital and irreplaceable time has been lost in the testing. Those who depended on a useful result, have been disappointed over and again. Now they wring their hands, or more accurately, focus on the inconsequential and the irrelevant while telling themselves that one more election will turn things around, if we can just get the Libs out…

    We are come, then, to the last box in the collection Mr Douglass spoke of. The worst one, the one no sane person wants to take up, the one that means the end of all our hopes. For once begun, this will not end until the problem has been corrected. Oh, yes, the forces of right and virtue will be victorious, to be sure, but their victory will be scarce distinguishable from utter ruin, such will the necessary measures prove to be in the end.

    There is no stopping it now. The momentum has been building for most of the last thirty years, and it is by God not to be denied any longer.

    Mike in Canada

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    1. Dead on the money right down the line, Mike, and a hearty yo-ho-ho and welcome aboard to ye.

      1. This seems pertinent to what Mike in Canada is getting at:

        “The most terrifying force of death, comes from the hands of “Men who wanted to be left Alone”.
        They try, so very hard, to mind their own business and provide for themselves and those they love.
        They resist every impulse to fight back, knowing the forced and permanent change of life that will come from it.
        They know, that the moment they fight back, their lives as they have lived them, are over.
        The moment the “Men who wanted to be left Alone” are forced to fight back, it is a small form of suicide. They are literally killing off who they used to be. 
        Which is why, when forced to take up violence, these “Men who wanted to be left Alone”, fight with unholy vengeance against those who murdered their former lives. They fight with raw hate, and a drive that cannot be fathomed by those who are merely play-acting at politics and terror. TRUE TERROR will arrive at the Left’s door, and they will cry, scream, and beg for mercy . . . . but it will fall upon deaf ears. “

        ~ Author Unknown

  2. As the resident contrarian, I’ll disagree on the idea the war is over or lost.

    I can, today, get on a plane and go anywhere I wish, any country that grants me access. I can travel freely throughout the USA. I can say, and have quite often, fuck Joe Biden. And more, fuck the entire government of the USA. Granted, life has been made miserable for some that do these things, some are political prisoners as a result, but it is few, not many.

    They cannot stop us from fighting back. We are not hungry, therefore not desperate. We are not truly oppressed because the oppressors are incompetent at oppressing the likes of Americans, therefore we are not desperate.

    Men that are not desperate take measured action. As Kipling* knew, so do I. The time will come, later rather than sooner I think. But it will come.

    *The Beginnings

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