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Texas-Sized “Safe Space”

We triggered them hard: Texas A&M President Michael K. Young announced Tuesday the university will host a campus-wide “Aggies United” event Dec. 6 in response to a planned appearance by…

We triggered them hard:

Texas A&M President Michael K. Young announced Tuesday the university will host a campus-wide “Aggies United” event Dec. 6 in response to a planned appearance by a controversial leader from the white nationalist movement.

Young said there has been “a significant outpouring of concern by members of the Aggie community and beyond” regarding the non-university affiliated event featuring Richard Spencer.

”Students, faculty, staff, former students and members of the community expressed their outrage over the speaker’s previously-expressed views and have roundly condemned everything for which he seems to stand,” Young said in a statement.

The “Aggies United” event is scheduled to take place at Kyle Field from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will be open to students, faculty and staff as well as the public.

So, I appear on campus for a causal talk and Q&A with students, and in response, the President of the University feels the need to fill a football stadium to create the largest known “safe space.” Nothing demonstrates the power of the ideal of European identity than a reaction like this. Young might think that such a rally harms the Alt Right; to the contrary, it makes us stronger than he could possibly imagine!

Below is the statement from Preston Wiginton, the brave man who organized the event.

First I’d like to thank Texas A&M and Dr. Young for allowing the Richard Spencer event to occur. What a unique opportunity for the Aggie community to hear and engage one of the most controversial figures of the day.

I hope that Aggie community can show the true qualities of being an Aggie and a Texan. The qualities of hospitality and good manners.

However I am very disappointed that Dr. Young will not be attending the event and also extremely disappointed that Dr. Young is holding an event counter to mine.

I have never met Dr. Young, nor has he ever met Richard Spencer. How does he know what I or Richard Spencer stand for other than some slanted newspaper and Internet articles.

I was truly hoping Dr. Young would attend. He just might learn something and by not attending he shows he is closed minded and does not set a good example for the students of Texas A&M.

Obviously Dr. Young didn’t get the message concerning the Trump election. White America made a statement!

The alt-right, which Hillary Clinton called deplorables, is nothing more than millions of white Americans who have been forced to cower and kiss the ring of political correctness for years finally declaring that enough is enough and that they are not going to take this anymore. It means we are done putting up with BLM, we are done having our communities ravaged by uncontrolled (and often illegal) immigration, we are sick of snowflakes telling us to check our privilege, we are sick of being passed over for jobs and in education in the name of “diversity”, we reject multiculturalism, and we are really sick of seeing the next generation of college kids being indoctrinated in the ways of anti-white Stalinism with our tax money or through loans guaranteed by our tax money. I would say that, most of all, this is about taking back the language. It is about saying that just because some kook liberals calls something “racist” – that doesn’t make it true!

The rise of the Alt Right is a reaction to the displacement of white Americans via mass immigration. Mass immigration of non whites into America.

I am often bedazzled how the world goes bonkers about the polar bear may potentially go extinct, but when it comes to the displacement of white people and the dwindling numbers of white people, nobody cares. Obviously Dr. Young doesn’t.

It also appears that Dr. Young does not care about education or current events, current events, mass immigration and race relations, that will drastically effect every American, regardless of their skin color.

Furthermore Dr. Young does not care about the concerns of white Americans. The Richard Spencer event was to be a dialogue of some of the most pressing events of the day. In not attending the Richard Spencer event and even encouraging the A&M community to not attend by hosting an event counter, Dr. Young makes a statement that spits in the face of white America!

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Spencer Speaks in Texas!

Preston Wiginton & Richard SpencerPrestonwiginton@gmail.com979-587-4745RadixJournal.com/contact-richard-spencer November 30, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Tuesday, December 6 at 7 PM, Richard B. Spencer—a cornerstone member of the Alt Right and the man…

Preston Wiginton & Richard Spencer
Prestonwiginton@gmail.com
979-587-4745
RadixJournal.com/contact-richard-spencer

November 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On Tuesday, December 6 at 7 PM, Richard B. Spencer—a cornerstone member of the Alt Right and the man who coined the term—will address the students of Texas A&M University. Mr. Spencer is President of The National Policy Institute (NPI) and Editor of RadixJournal. The event is hosted by long-time citizen activist Preston Wiginton.

Spencer will appear at the Memorial Student Center (275 Joe Routt Blvd). The exact room will be announced at a later time due to security concerns. He will discuss what the Alt Right is, why it’s important, and why every American must become conscious of his identity.

Great opposition has mounted to Spencer’s appearance. Thousands have signed a petition asking the university to prohibit the event, while others have threatened chaos and violence.

Under such pressure, the evening of December 6 will mark a major test of the University’s commitment to the First Amendment and students’ constitutional rights. In this way, the event is reminiscent of civil-rights protests of the ‘60s era, which were often met with such calls for censure and violence.

Spencer travels to A&M at a time when the Alt Right is being attacked worldwide. Last week, Spencer was banned from Twitter, despite the fact that he had a verified account, 22,000 followers, and never violated the terms of service. Both Spencer and Wiginton have been barred from entering the United Kingdom, not for any crime, but for their words.

Heretics and dissidents still exist. On December 6, one will visit Texas A&M.

For media inquiries, please contact Preston Wiginton at 989-587-4745 or prestonwiginton@gmail.com or visit RadixJournal.com/contact-richard-spencer.

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Red Ice NPI Coverage

Sad you missed the latest National Policy Institute conference? Well, don’t fret *Red Ice Radio* was there recording the whole thing and you can watch the speeches below:

Sad you missed the latest National Policy Institute conference? Well, don’t fret Red Ice Radio was there recording the whole thing and you can watch the speeches below:

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Radically Mainstream

In the wake of discussing “hailgate”, and other controversies it has become easy to forget what a triump the National Policy Institute’s *Become Who We Are 2016* conference was. Over 300 identitarians and Alt Righters desended on Washington D.C. for a two day celebration and exploration of the new vanguard on the American right.

In the wake of discussing “hailgate“, and other controversies it has become easy to forget what a triump the National Policy Institute’s Become Who We Are 2016 conference was. Over 300 identitarians and Alt Righters desended on Washington D.C. for a two day celebration and exploration of the new vanguard on the American right.

Over at Rolling Stone, and article titled “Radically Mainstream: Why the Alt-Right Is Celebrating Trump’s Win” gives a bit of flavor to the conference’s success, though not too much of course, after all, the ideological glass ceiling has to preserved:

At nearly 300 attendees, this year’s gathering – taking place less than two weeks after Trump’s upset victory – is his largest to date…Ten days earlier, I’m waiting outside a restaurant in Washington, D.C.’s trendy Logan Circle. It’s the day after the election, and Spencer has suggested we meet for lunch. The mood of passersby is desultory. Two men recognize and greet each other; when one asks how the other is doing, he shrugs sadly. The first man responds, “I know.”

But when Spencer arrives, he’s elated. He was out late drinking and celebrating the win, and says he got only three hours of sleep. He started his evening at the Trump Hotel and then just roved around the city, where he says he was stopped and greeted by fans. “I don’t want to get too indulgent,” he says, “but it is actually kind of wild where you’ll meet people and they’ll be like, ‘Oh, I love you.’…Over lunch, Spencer says that building white nationalism – or “identitarianism,” as he prefers to call it – poses enormous challenges, because the movement’s ideas are still considered taboo, even toxic, by many Americans. “You’re jumping off into the unknown without any assurance of a parachute,” he says of working in the movement. “Or that you’re kind of taking a leap off a cliff and hoping that your parachute works.” You do so knowing your job opportunities may be curtailed, your family ties strained. Funding, too, has been a struggle. “A multi-millionaire can fund a rather extreme left-wing group and suffer no social consequences for it. He’s not going to get disinvited from his cocktail parties, he’s not going to be denounced by his minister. But on the right – I think even you would admit it’s like that…”

“We’ve been legitimized by this election,” he says. While the campaign itself was a huge boost to the movement, Trump’s election, he says, has brought the Alt-Right to “a new level.” “Legitimacy is … an unmeasurable, intangible thing that is everything.”

He says he sees Trump as a symbol, a vehicle for white aspirations, in much the same way so many projected their hopes and dreams onto Obama. “That made him cool, it made him a force, and I think we’ve made Trump a force in that way. And you can’t measure how important that is…”

He imagines producing a series of white papers that would trickle up into conversations inside the White House, starting with one he produced in October on why NATO should be dismantled. “That is influence, where people are thinking things that they had no idea who planted this in their head,” he says. He likens his approach to the film Inception, in which Leonardo DiCaprio plays a thief who’s able to invade people’s unconscious thoughts. “It’s planting ideas,” he says. “People will come to the conclusions themselves, but the true influencer is the one who kind of helps them, that kind of leads them there.”

On the home front, Spencer expresses enthusiasm for Ivanka Trump’s proposal for paid family leave. “A lot of intelligent women who have great DNA, who are wasting it, in a way, by becoming career gals, and they’re waking up and they’re 45 and they’re living with cats,” he says. Paid leave would allow them to discover that “they really like kids and like being at home, and like babies.” When I say I hear in his words echoes of natalism – a political ideology that promotes childbearing – he agrees, saying he’d call it “natalist socialism.”

He talks cryptically about his contacts in the world of conservative think tanks and media. “They know who we are, we know them, like there is contact, there has been first contact.” He has high hopes for Washington’s younger thought leaders, because “when you talk about people over the age of 50, it’s sometimes hard to get them to create new neural pathways.”

“If you’re young and you’re edgy,” Spencer says, “you’re Alt-Right” – or, he hopes, you will be soon…

What has been “legitimized,” in the Alt-Right view, is the movement’s central creation myth: that white people are being “dispossessed” in contemporary America. Regnery tells me during a break in the conference, over coffee in the Reagan building’s food court, that he feels “a real sense of dispossession” because the country is no longer “90 percent white…”

Trump’s election is symptomatic, to Spencer, that “it is dawning upon millions of white Americans that their future is being cut off from them.” That’s why he’ll encourage his forces to make sure Trump fulfills his campaign promises to not only build a wall, but impose a “dramatic” and “lasting” impact on immigration. Deporting all “illegal immigrants,” he says, would “fundamentally make a difference in terms of the demographic trajectory of the United States.”

“We want to be radically mainstream – that is, we really want to enter the world, we want our ideas to be at the table, and people to listen to them,” says Spencer.

Now, he notes, “that is happening to a very large degree.”

Radically mainstream, we’re the future of the right.

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Hailgate

Mike Enoch of The Right Stuff joins Richard to discuss “Hailgate,” the 2016 NPI Conference, the trajectory of the Alt Right, and more. Sam Francis, Anarcho-TyrannyAlternet writer dies of Post…

Mike Enoch of The Right Stuff joins Richard to discuss “Hailgate,” the 2016 NPI Conference, the trajectory of the Alt Right, and more.

Sam Francis, Anarcho-Tyranny
Alternet writer dies of Post Trump Stress Disorder
“Dick Spencer, Go Away!” at Providence College
Tulsi Gabbard
Kobach / Trump easter egg photo
Robert Frost, “Mending Wall”
Hillary / Hilter
The Daily Shoah 112, 113

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Class of ’97

It seems that our beloved Editor-in-Chief, Richard Spencer, has gotten into a bit of a feud with his old prep school, St. Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas. St. Marks…

It seems that our beloved Editor-in-Chief, Richard Spencer, has gotten into a bit of a feud with his old prep school, St. Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas.

St. Marks was, in fact, an inspiriation for Wes Anderson’s film Rushmore, along with his own prep school, St. John’s of Houston. (Anderson’s friend Owen Wilson was a “Marksman” (class of ’87). Richard’s dressing down by the headmaster calls to mind Max Fischer’s travails in Anderson’s eccentric comedy.

But ultimately, condemnation by a headmaster years after graduation lies somewhere beyond satire. Indeed, such humourless thought policing is the reason satire is near dead in mainstream society. As such, it is only proper that we send up this type of behavior wherever it manifests itself—and as always, with joy!

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The Preppy Purge

The Brooks Brothers Brigade turns on one its own: The headmaster of St. Mark’s School of Dallas broke with the prep school’s policy of not commenting on its students after…

The Brooks Brothers Brigade turns on one its own:

The headmaster of St. Mark’s School of Dallas broke with the prep school’s policy of not commenting on its students after one of it’s alumni, alt-right leader Richard Spencer, led a Nazi-style salute last weekend.

“This has been deeply troubling and terribly upsetting to our whole school community,” headmaster David Dini wrote in a statement released Saturday, according to the Dallas Morning News. Though he did not mention Spencer by name, he did refer to the white nationalist’s “hateful, divisive, racist and anti-Semitic views.”

“At St. Mark’s, we reject racism and bigotry in all its forms and expressions,” Dini added.

The incident happened when Spencer gave a toast in Washington, D.C., last Saturday that drew approving Nazi-style salutes from several conferencegoers. “Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory!” boomed Spencer, popularizer of the term “alt-right” to describe white nationalists, at a National Policy Institute gathering in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

Spencer then extended his right arm with a glass to toast that victory. Most members of the audience cheered. Some can be seen in a video excerpt of a forthcoming documentary extending their right arms and palms instead in unmistakable Nazi-style salutes.

Spencer is a 1997 graduate of St. Marks. After a Mother Jones story linked Spencer to the prep school, members of the class of 1997 began an online fundraising effort “against” Spencer, which is raising money for the International Rescue Committee, an agency in Dallas committed to resettling refugees. As of press time, $40,000 have been raised.

The most revealing part of this story is that my classmates’ response to viewpoints they don’t like is to commit civilizational suicide even harder than before. They are raising money for resettling refugees in their city, damaging the lives of White people who lack their privilege.

When I attended St. Mark’s in the ’90s, the school was overwhlemingly Anglo-Protestant. (Not surprisingly, Jews were overrepresetned as a proportion of the population of Dallas.) Today, St. Mark’s official website boasts that the school is 45 percent “of color.”

If this episode doesn’t express the end stage of WASP decline, I don’t know what does.

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Roman Holiday

The past few days have been deeply affirming and deeply trying. Affirming in that our conference was a wonderful event. On Sunday morning, everyone I met was in great spirits…

The past few days have been deeply affirming and deeply trying.

Affirming in that our conference was a wonderful event. On Sunday morning, everyone I met was in great spirits and excited about the speeches, the press conference, and, in particular, the atmosphere on Saturday evening. The amount of excitement we’re generating means we’re making a breakthrough.

But these past days have been trying, too. And—let’s be honest—we must learn some important lessons from the media outrage that has resulted from my “Hail Trump!” toast and the handful of people in the crowd who gave Roman salutes.

One of the greatest qualities of the Alt Right is our irreverence and fun. Conservatives are dour and humorless. The Alt Right is boisterous and even outlandish.

As I began my speech on Saturday night, I said “Long Live the Emperor!” Another speaker, Matthew Tait, toasted the Egyptian deity Kek. When I was in Cleveland, Ohio, this summer, I was photographed giving the “other” straight-arm salute (the one with a clinched fist, which is apparently okay). One person photographed saluting with Tila Tequila observed, “As a half-Jew posing with an Asian, I figured it would be viewed for what it was, a joke.” Other people who took part in the exuberance have emailed me similar stories.

The other stiff-arm salute.

The other stiff-arm salute.

We should never allow our enemies to define what we can and cannot joke about. (For the record, I don’t care if BLM activists make ironic gestures towards Stalin or Mao; it doesn’t change what I think of them.)

But the fact remains, there are millions of eyes on us now. And what we do and say have more ramifications than they did before.

We are a movement that is challenging the Great Taboos of the age and, because of that, we will inherently run up against massive attacks from the mainstream media. This often inspires us to throw PC back in the faces of the chattering class. And, no doubt, the Roman salutes at the event were meant, not just as a celebration, but as a big “FU!” to the lying media (which, as we’ve seen, really does lie).

But we should always remember our goal of reaching that “Eternal Normie”—the people who grasp that something is profoundly wrong with the world . . . but who can’t quite articulate it . . . who are looking for a way out . . . and who have been psychologically programmed since birth to see anything related to Nazism as the seat of all evil. In other words, we must demonstrate discipline; this goes for me, as well those who attend public and private events. Since I began my career as an activist, I have recognized that the Alt Right will not succeed as a movement trapped in the past. This is 2016, as they say, and we must be fresh and new and engaged.

So let’s move upwards and onwards. No apologies, for we did nothing wrong. Despite all the media’s ridiculous fear mongering, it was our enemies outside the hall who were engaged in the most vile physical attacks. We were the ones celebrating, and we’ll be the ones who get the last laugh.

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Free Speech vs. the Capitalists

2016 was a great clarifier for the Right. 

First, Donald Trump separated those who genuinely care about the problems facing the West from the movement hacks who would rather impotently opine about “the Constitution” and “my principles” while their civilization crumbles around them. 

2016 was a great clarifier for the Right.

First, Donald Trump separated those who genuinely care about the problems facing the West from the movement hacks who would rather impotently opine about “the Constitution” and “my principles” while their civilization crumbles around them.

But over the past week, while Twitter intensified its alt-right purges, violent communist demonstrators attempted to shut down the National Policy Institute’s annual conference, and the left chose Richard Spencer for its newest Two Minutes Hate, another distinction became clear. The battle for free speech is fast becoming one of the most important battles of our time. And once again, events are separating those who actually understand the problem in its real, concrete form from those who focus on dogmas, platitudes, and fantasy worlds.

Speaking of the latter: Many of us first came to the alt-right through the libertarian movement, especially as influenced by Ron Paul, Ludwig von Mises, and Murray Rothbard. This tradition thinks of free speech only as property rights, defined by the non-aggression principle. According to them, I should be free to say whatever I want on my own property, so long as everyone else is free to do the same. If no one infringes on anyone else’s property rights, then no problem arises. Though my SWPL neighbors would drive me out of their homes if I brought up racial IQ differences over dinner, they can operate their property however they want, so my speech rights are not technically violated.

As a former libertarian myself, I can’t dispute the logic of this argument. And yet, it is completely inapplicable to the actual free speech battleground that exists today. Though legal protections for the freedom of speech are as wide as they have ever been, it has also never been more dangerous for a dissenter to speak his mind—eloquently demonstrated by the fact that people can face severe repercussions if they mention that they voted for the President-elect of the United States.

None of our modern speech-policing occurred through infringing anyone’s property rights. Instead, it came about in a new spin on the old Marxist view of property owners exploiting the propertyless. The only difference is that now the capitalists use their immense fortunes to silence the Right and to empower the Left.

The concerted attacks on Richard Spencer and anyone who dared attend his conference this past weekend are just as brutal and dishonest as anything ever leveled against Donald Trump. Only this time it is done against people without Trump’s resources and media savvy. Richard is smart and will likely weather the attacks. But what about a college kid who gets doxxed for attending his speech? In a libertarian world, CNN has every right to drag him through the mud and render him forever unemployable.

The same principle plays out countless times elsewhere. We see Twitter censor right-wing accounts, while Google and Facebook prepare to change their algorithms to make it harder to find the so-called “fake news” sites that they fear benefitted Trump. (At least one left-wing professor believes the “fake news” list should include Breitbart, the Drudge Report, and LewRockwell.com. We can be sure that many others share her sentiment.) On the flipside, Google can also ensure that a record of association with so-called “white nationalists” will remain the top search hit under anyone’s name who might rather it didn’t.

The threat of losing a job or becoming permanently blacklisted as a “racist” is the biggest roadblock to genuine free expression and prevents the corporate employee class from voicing opposition to egalitarian orthodoxy just as effectively as the old Soviet commissars ever could. Moreover, the “speech codes” that do exist today are imposed by private colleges and corporate HR departments, all of which are, in libertarian terms, just setting the rules for their own property in accord with the NAP. After all, as the Rothbardians never tire of saying, “no one forces you to work there.”

We can expect that the free speech battles of the twenty-first century will therefore barely involve the state at all. Instead, it will be a battle pitting free-thinking but scattered individuals of relatively modest means against well-funded private corporations, academic institutions, social media empires, and search engines.

In the worst case, the state may give some subsidies to the colleges and corporations that oppose us, making it marginally easier for them to employ the types of censorship they would have employed even in the absence of government funding. More likely, though, the state will simply step aside and let us fight amongst ourselves. Though libertarians live for fine, hairsplitting distinctions, the actual censors do not care exactly who is doing the censoring so long as the targeted views get silenced. If censorship can be outsourced to the private sector, then, from a lazy bureaucrat’s perspective, that’s just one thing less to worry about.

Then again, in the best case, the state may actually be our friend. The Trump administration would likely prefer us to the puritanical scolds who used the same social shaming and economic boycott tactics to push him into conforming with the leftist hive. And even the administrations that follow Trump will still have the First Amendment to contend with. This, combined with the fact that the state gets its tax money regardless of what the taxpayers think of it, means that it will be generally immune to economic pressure in ways a private business would not. When NPI came to Washington, the private Hamilton restaurant immediately canceled a dinner contract when antifa turned up the pressure. But the federal Ronald Reagan Building, constrained by the First Amendment and immune from market pressure, kept its bargain and allowed the conference to stay.

In the face of these new threats, the idea that Twitter or Google can do whatever it wants because it is a private company is increasingly meaningless. Sure, the idea accords with traditional notions of property rights. But who cares? If libertarian property rights empower the people who seek to destroy western White civilization by flooding it with alien cultures, while the dwindling remnants of the West dissipate their last hours with Snapchat, Porn Hub, and dildos, then why bother defending it?

The Right must fight the battles that actually exist. In 2016, everyone attacking free speech does so for the exclusive benefit of the Left. They want to silence us because they understand that if people are free to speak their minds, the Left will be exposed for the pretentious charlatans that they are. So if we want to save the West, we must first break down the barriers that make even discussing our goals prohibitively dangerous.

As we do so, we must remember that this battle has nothing to do with legalistic niceties like property rights or the NAP. Rather, it is a proxy fight in the most important issue of our time: whether the people who, as inventors of electricity, literally gave the world light, will survive. The Left understands this, which is why they fight so hard. So does the alt-right, which happily responds to Twitter purges with the full realization that leftist censorship is always evil and wrong, regardless of the process through which it is imposed.

Meanwhile, the rest of the Right—the libertarians, cuckservatives, paleocons, mainstreamers, and party loyalists—will have to choose. They can join us in the fight against left-wing thought control and help create a more livable society for themselves and their families. If they do, we should forgive them their past mistakes.

Or they can decide to cling to old dogmas that disempower them for the benefit of their enemies. In so doing, irrelevance is their only hope. If they help our enemies win, they will only end up as junior partners to a left-wing monolith—propped up by Third World immigrants—that will never leave them alone and will never stop hating them. On the other hand, if, God willing, the Right can take our country back from the managerial class who have ruined things for so long, then they will join their intellectual peers Jeb Bush, Glenn Beck, and Evan McMullin in the trash heap of pompous cowards irrelevant to the events transpiring around them. In other words: the moral equivalents of a man who debated metaphysics while his family died in a house fire.

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