Der Movement in Der News: 10/21/17

It’s…Der Movement.

Consider this comment from a prominent Alt Right leader:

Spencer in Friberg [sic] are in a pickle here, because anything negative they say about Jorjani immediately raises the question: “Then why did you associate with him?”

Just substitute Johnson and Brimelow for Spencer and Friberg, and substitute Hermansson for Jorjani, and the statement has the same validity.

I’m not taking sides here.  A pox on BOTH your houses.

If you wonder why the “movement” rank-and-file supports failed leadership and enables an affirmative action policy, then consider what that rank-and-file consists of. Der Movement marches on.

Outsourcing panhandling:

Greg asked me to pen this week’s fundraiser update to bring a fresh voice and perspective.

This is an interesting, useful, and truthful analysis.

But we should turn the tables here.  Revenge and domination – really, revenge, since as separatists we don’t want to dominate others – can be motivating impulses for our side as well.  I remember an incident from my analog activism days; an older activist was explaining to a group of us younger fellows why he was an activist.  I paraphrase from memory:

Save the White race?  That bunch of losers?  The White race, today, is nothing.  Nothing.  I’m interested in REVENGE – revenge against the Jews and the others who are responsible for making Whites – MY race – into the losers that they are.

At the time, I thought this fellow – who was an “extremist” even among us racial nationalists – was a nutcase; today, two decades later, I have to admit that fellow was basically right, and we more moderate Nutzis were wrong.  It seems I’m getting more extreme with age, which goes against the mainstream paradigm.

I understand that “negative” comments like revenge go against the “oh, we really love everyone” meme that “movement” leaders have been trying to peddle to the mainstream.  But, hey, maybe the “youth culture” of the Alt Right would be more amenable to harder-edged memes.  Sure, the hard edge is not for the masses, but for the rest of us?  Why not?  But a hard edge doesn’t mean stupid ‘acting out” as described in the Florida link above.  It means instead highly disciplined behavior to overturn the System.  Wining is the ultimate revenge,

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Sheer Madness

Madness.  Madness.

These days I try and avoid linking to either side off the Alt Right feud, Counter-Currents or AltRight.com, but I figure no one would believe me if I talked about this without giving a link.

Johnson in blockquotes with plain font, Jorjani in italics.  Some relevant excerpts:

…I want to focus on some of the truly amazing background details that Jorjani gives linking his work with the Iranian Renaissance movement and the Altright Corporation to a shadowy network of power-brokers and influence agents with connections to business, politics, and secret societies that people today loosely call the “Deep State.” 

Among the figures that Jorjani names are Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, who served briefly as President Trump’s National Security Adviser; Walid Phares, a Right-wing Lebanese Maronite Christian who has advised both Mitt Romney and Donald Trump on Middle East affairs; former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon; Michael Bagley, president of Jellyfish, a private intelligence firm, and former intelligence director of the infamous Blackwater/ Xe /Academi mercenary company (founded by ex-Navy SEAL Erik Prince, brother of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Secretary of Education); and a mysterious London-based figure Jorjani refers to only as “X,” a fellow based in some sort of secret society with tentacles in many pies, including the White Nationalist London Forum, Iranian exile groups, billion-dollar petroleum deals, and overthrowing the government of Venezuela…

…To sum up: the London-based X and his associates control (in some shadowy, unofficial way) or at least influence the Blackwater-linked private intelligence firm Jellyfish. General Michael Flynn, who became Trump’s first National Security Adviser, worked unofficially for Jellyfish while crafting Trump’s policies for Iran and the Arab world. Another unofficial Jellyfish associate, Walid Phares, holds no official post in the Trump administration, but he is supposed to be the “shadow” Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson being a mere figurehead. Jorjani and his Iranian Renaissance associates hoped to use these connections to shape Trump’s Iran policy.

Let’s hear a bit directly from Jorjani here:

Together with X and Michael, a plan was hammered out to secure my position as the leader of the Alt-Right by creating a corporate structure that unified the major institutions of the movement, in both North America and Europe, bringing Richard’s National Policy Institute think tank together with Daniel Friberg’s European Arktos publishing house, and the Red Ice Radio and Television network founded by Henrik Palmgren. A major investment would allow me to become a majority shareholder both in this new Alt-Right Corporation, and in its would-be subsidiary, Arktos Media, replacing Daniel Friberg as its CEO. . . .

The funds for this investment into the Alt-Right Corporation, through yours truly, were going to be secured through a multi-billion dollar black budget for a classified project to be implemented by the Trump Administration. That project involved the construction of a vast constellation of “micro cities” in North Africa and Western Anatolia to contain the flow of migrants from the Islamic world into Europe, and to act as resettlement areas for illegal immigrants expelled from European countries. . . .

Back to Johnson:

There you have it. Jason Jorjani created the Alt Right Corporation, which aimed to somehow consolidate three of the most important Alt Right entities — Richard Spencer’s operations (Radix, NPI, Washington Summit Publishers), Arktos Media, and Red Ice — under a single corporate structure. He created it at the urging of a Deep State duo, Jellyfish president Michael Bagley and X, an international man of mystery. 

Here’s my hypothesis: If I wanted to harm the Iranian Renaissance movement and promote the neocon Iran agenda, I would try to destroy the Iranian Renaissance’s credibility by connecting it to something marginal and highly stigmatized like the Alt Right. 

Or how about the other way around – destroy the credibility of the Alt Right – which has unfairly taken on the mantle of “the movement” – by linking it to Jorjani’s Iranian ranting?

In closing, I must stress two things.

First, I am simply offering a hypothesis that makes sense of the statements revealed so far. I actually hope I am wrong. I actually hope, for example, that Bagley and the mysterious Mr. X really are on the right side, not promoting another catastrophic war in the Middle East, in which Americans and Iranians both will suffer and die for the benefit of Israel and the Saudi monarchy. Right now, we have nothing but a few astonishing statements, a lot of questions, and a little guesswork.

Which leads us to point two: we need more facts. Indeed, there is enough in this story to keep a team of investigative reporters following leads, digging up information, and dominating headlines for weeks. For starters, all of Jorjani’s statements need to be corroborated. It seems, however, that our “serious” journalists are more interested in combing Harvey Weinstein’s fat folds for missing starlets — which just presents the alternative media with one more enormous opportunity to scoop the mainstream.

Oh yes, more information is needed, indeed.

But, regardless of the outcome, this (predictably) is another disaster for Der Movement:

1. If any significant portion of this is true, it shows you how bizarre this whole enterprise and all its freakish players are and, more importantly, how easily leading Alt Right figures can be manipulated by the Deep State, led by the nose by promises of money (of course), access and influence, and, perhaps most psychologically compelling, ostensibly important people taking the Alt Right seriously.  Are these your “leaders?”  Are these the people to whom you would entrust “the movement” that is (for now) – like it or not (and I do not) – the only existing vehicle for actualizing pro-White interests?

2. If any of this is significantly true, then what does it say about Jorjani’s character that he is publicly wring about it for all the world to see?  Worse: what does it say about ALL the major factions of the Alt Right who, at one time or another, took this half-Iranian prima donna seriously?  Who trusted him?  Who even today say he has credibility?

3. If, on the other hand, much or all of this is delusion, distortion, or dishonesty, then again – what does it say about the Alt Right that they raised Jorjani high in their councils and made him an integral part of the currently predominant faction of American White nationalism?


In response to skeptical commentators, Johnson writes:


Jorjani’s story now is the same story that he told his prospective partners in the Alt Right corporation when the whole thing got started.


To be fair, that is sounds consistent with some of what the AltRight.com crew were saying about Jorjani after he broke with them: that he had made all sorts of promises of money and support that never materialized.  So, while we don’t know what really happened behind the scenes, one cannot dismiss Johnson’s comment as just his usual anti-Spencerism. So, again, back to my comment #3.  And a commentator at Counter-Currents writes:

Jason Jorjani strikes me as seriously self-aggrandizing and self-delusional. In his article, The Coming Persian War, he writes: “We lent the Germans and the Goths our Faustian (i.e. Zoroastrian) genius.” Yeah, right. The Western Faustian spirit is actually Persian (i.e. Zoroastrian) in origin. Give me a break.
He continues:”Rest assured that after we liberate ourselves and secure our future, we will bring the ever-living fire of true freedom to your bountiful continent as we once brought it to Greece.”
The Persians brought freedom to Greece? Read Herodotus. The Greeks were fighting to preserve their freedom against the despot Xerxes who was seeking to put his yoke on them.
Follow the money. For all of Jorjani’s fanciful tale-spinning, no actual cash was produced. None. Jorjani’s tall tales have as much credibility with me as the amount of cash that ended up being actually funneled to the Alt-Right. ZERO.


Alright then, once again I stress: in the last analysis, it doesn’t matter if Jorjani’s tales are absolute truth or absolute fantasy.  It does matter that this Persian supremacist, with all his strange ideas, was initially embraced by the Alt Right.  After all, he was making similar comments to this when he was part of the “Alt Right corporation.”  You just can’t make this up folks; truth is stranger than fiction.


And in case it sounds like I’m picking on the Alt Right corporation here, Counter-Currents doesn’t have “clean hands” here either.  First, Jorjani was a speaker at their private meetings, smoothing the way for his entry into the “movement.”  Second, and more importantly, consider the following.  When the Hope Not Hate infiltration was going on, the attitude of Jorjani – by that time with Spencer-Friberg and having thrown Johnson under the bus – was this (from Hope Not Hate):

I manage to convince Jason Reza Jorjani, co-founder of AltRight Corporation and editor of Arktos Media, to meet for a drink. I’m sitting across from him in an Irish pub in the shadow of the Empire State Building. The first thing he said was: “You’re not in touch with Greg [Johnson], are you?”
I assure him I’m not, knowing he would leave if he ever found out I had spent the last month getting to know people on the other side of the split, some of whom had recently accused Jorjani of being a CIA agent. “It’s like the SA and the SS,” Jorjani said. “A Night of the Long Knives (*) is coming though.”


But that was then and this is now, you see.  Now that Jorjani has broken with Spencer-Friberg, Counter-Currents now presents Jorjani as the equivalent of a bright-eyed innocent, just oozing with credibility.


You younger fellows may not know it, but this sort of thing has been going on “forever” in the “movement.” Yes, indeed, all the shifting alliances, people who vehemently denounce each other one day but then team up against another enemy the next day, the posing and posturing, the lack of dependability, zero accountability, the demands for loyalty from those who embrace enemies and scorn friends, the constant panhandling from the allegedly disinterested, the political backstabbing, the prima donna attitudes, the feuds…do you think it was in any way different, say, twenty or so years ago, when Pierce and Covington were going at it, and people were choosing sides?  Same story, just a different cast of characters. And you my friends are the types of people enabling it.  The “movement” rank-and-file also represents the same tired old story with a different cast of characters.

4. Therefore, ultimately I blame YOU dear reader – assuming that “you” are a typical rank-and-file “movement” activist – for supporting this motley crew of nitwits and nutcases.  You – the ones Jorjani called “White trash.”  You could end this nightmare overnight – if you simply withdrew your support from this amalgamation of quota queens, panhandlers, the easily duped, grasping strivers, defectives, fetishists, and folks so thin-skinned that the width of their epidermis would make an electron seem massive by comparison.

I blame you and you should blame yourself.

For shame.


* A comment that  students of the Third Reich could interpret on more than one level.

Of Cucks and Men

Something positive about the Alt Right.

I have been critical of the Alt Right, including Spencer, when called for, and will continue to do so (something about the latest Jorjani fiasco will be out soon).  But the converse is true as well: when these guys do something right, I’ll support them.

Even though the Florida speech didn’t go down in an optimal fashion, nevertheless, giving these speeches – or attempting to – is a good idea, and I have to give Richard Spencer credit for putting himself out there, physically, taking risks, speaking truth to power, and defending his people.  

Whatever else one can say about him, Spencer is a man, contrasted to mewling pathetic cucks like John McCain or George W. Bush (whose wife, in my opinion, should be indicted for murder for what she did in high school).

As for the scum in the Florida crowd, shouting Spencer down, I say this: Like it or not, the Far Right is here to stay. I don’t like the Alt Right nor the “movement” as a whole, but I do acknowledge that we are, broadly speaking, on the same side, and I certainly fully support Spencer in his quest to get racial nationalist ideas a fair hearing.

Now, I think he’d be more successful if he’d cut ties with the juvenile jackassery of the Alt Right, and not deal with the likes of Jorjani again, but I realize that when I give advice to the “movement” it goes in one ear and out the other.

Regardless, I’ll give credit where credit is due.

McCain: Genocidal Lunatic

Note to a lunatic.

 

Note to John McCain: Those who do not care about “blood and soil” will be replaced by those who do.  And those new people could care less about your “ideals.”

From the perspective of European EGI, McCain is a monster.  Optimally, he should be put on trial for crimes against humanity for both his anti-White genocidal politics (e.g., immigration) as well as his relentless warmongering. The man simply cannot be allowed to die from his disease with dignity; instead he must end his life in disgrace, humiliated and ruined.

The Despicable McCain

Sociopathic butcher.

I have written about John McCain a number of times, including linking to the excellent “ode to joy” post.  Here’s the latest about this filthy scum (emphasis added)

The Occupation Government in Washington has presided over the Death of the West. The world order McCain defends is, quite explicitly, built on the dispossession of the European-Americans who actually created the American polity. If our civilization or country is to survive in any meaningful sense, that order must be destroyed.
And that means replacing the political class, the enemy collaborators, exemplified by the likes of Senator McCain. His warmongering against a nuclear armed Russia is unhinged. His desire to hurt our own nation is so unrelenting and energetic one wonders if he is working under duress or threat of blackmail. I almost hope so. To think he actually believes these ideas is a terrifying possibility.
It is not polite to speak ill of the terminally ill. Yet this cruel, murderous and thoroughly despicable character poses a threat not just to the existence of the American nation, but to the very lives of people all over the world.
I wish the Senator no harm. I only offer a desperate prayer in self-defense that his retirement will be forthcoming and his media megaphone removed.
The political life not just of our country, but of the world, must be rid of this Man of Blood, this sociopathic butcher—who, shuffling to his grave, seems determined to drag us all down with him.

As Roissy continues to agonize about those nasty White ethnics, McCain’s ancestry is discussed here.

Legacy of Spies

Book review.

I have previously written about George Smiley in Le Carre books, and how it applies to my criticism of the “movement.”  I may as well make a brief statement about the latest (likely, last) Smiley book, Legacy of Spies.

I would give this book, at most, three stars out of five; it is a pale and weak successor to masterpieces like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Smiley’s People.  An insipid story premise, a flaccid structure and pace, and, finally, an ending that comes to no real conclusion whatsoever. Not good at all.

From a nationalist perspective, at the end of the book, Smiley (who must be over 100 years old at this point), is revealed as an anti-Brexit Europhile.

Now, one can be an anti-Brexit Europhile from the Far-Right, like Richard Spencer, but that’s not what we are talking about here.  Cornwell/Le Carre is a leftist, and so Smiley’s Europhilism is that of Angela Merkel, not that of Richard Spencer or of Francis Parker Yockey.

All in all a mediocre book, and one not compatible with European EGI.

The book does tie up two loose ends from the aforementioned previous Smiley books (no spoilers): the fates of Karla and of Jim Prideaux (including a definitive statement as to whether Smiley/Guillam knew Prideaux killed Jim Haydon and their opinion of that).

They’re Hopeless

They are incapable of learning.

An Alt Righter with sweaty fantasies about documented race-mixer Ann Coulter writes:

The Left thinks it has scored some recent victories by “infiltrating” our private gatherings and reporting on them. This includes the London Forum and the Counter-Currents-sponsored Northwest Forum. As Greg Johnson has already pointed out, all these infiltrators succeeded in doing was proving that we say the same things in private that we do in public.

The absolute cluelessness of Der Movement, it’s “rock stars,” and the pathetic fanboys of the rock stars, is stunning.  They still just don’t get it.  The fundamental take home lesson of the Hope Not Hate infiltration (no scare quotes necessary, you mendacious shill) is not what was revealed, or not revealed.  That’s not the point at all.  The point is what it tells us about “movement” “leaders” – feckless, mendacious, naive, with horrifically poor judgment, a complete inability to distinguish friends from enemies (embrace your enemies and give them the keys to the kingdom, “ban” your friends), freakishness (yes, let’s walk around in khaki shirts, drinking mead, blowing on Viking horns, and reciting poems in Old Norse), and the typical ethnic fetishism (“extreme vetting” vanishes when a Swede with a transparently flimsy cover story shows up).  Worst of all, the “leaders” cannot admit error, cannot take responsibility for what they have done, cannot accept accountability for their stupidity, but instead lash out at justified criticism and have shills write nonsense to defend them.  They’re hopeless. Hopeless.

But this infiltration has the potential to birth an even more important, and less obvious, unintended consequence (and this one is real Cunning of Reason stuff). After the infiltration of the Northwest Forum, the organizers have now decided to make these events public. Our movement already has annual or semi-annual conferences, such as AmRen and NPI. However, the vast majority of events are private, invitation-only affairs which rely on secrecy: vetting (sometimes none-too-successful-vetting, it seems), announcing the location at the last minute, etc. These infiltrations teach us that the way forward may be to end this practice, and make many of our events open to the public. This would make us more visible — more of a regular part of the social and political landscape.

That’s great.  If it is such a great idea, why weren’t the meetings public to begin with?  One must await how this new genius idea will work out. Who will be picked to arrange meeting security?  Tim Wise?  Noel Ignatiev? Antifa?  

Some will try and pass this all off as “the crazy and bitter Ted Sallis going on a tirade again.”  The fact is, I’m just as bothered – actually more bothered – by the reaction to the infiltration than the fact of the infiltration itself.  None of the primary victims have exhibited sufficient character to hold themselves accountable for what happened, or to even acknowledge how bad it all was.  Instead we get ‘spin” – the infiltrator was an effeminate nobody, inarticulate and forgettable (yet invited to give speeches and invited to assist in meeting vetting, and involved in “movement” activity for a year, meeting all sorts of “rock stars”), and he really didn’t accomplish anything.  Move on, move on, there’s nothing to see here.

Actually, the “movement” got lucky here, more damage could have been done if the Left was not so inept, and so navel-gazing that they thought that exposing some reasonable Alt Right viewpoints would somehow be a disastrous exposure.  The only disastrous exposure was to show how inept the Right is.

And, since I’m on this topic I’ll formally raise the following disturbing possibility: this incident is just the tip of the iceberg, perhaps even a distraction from a more troubling possibility indeed.  Perhaps Der Movement has its own Gerald/Bill Haydon (and maybe more than one) – not an infiltrator per se but an actual well-placed and deep cover mole.  Maybe one of the current or future “rock stars” of Der Movement is actually a dedicated anti-racist, well burrowed into the fabric of “movement” Nutzi antics.  Who knows what revelations there are to come?  Meanwhile, the run-of-the-mill “sincere” ineptness of Der Movement does enough damage.