Category Archives: Urban Studies

Robert Stark Interviews Bay Area Guy about the New American Civil Wars

Superb interview with Bay Area Guy, a former commenter on this blog who went off with another frequent commenter here to form their own site, Occident Invicta. Many of the more conservative commenters here actually followed BAG and Dota over to their new site, which is quite ok by me.

This interview is superb, and I agree with most things that Bay Area Guy says here. I wish BAG would not be so serious, but maybe that’s just the way he is. Radical Centrism sounds like something I could really get behind, and maybe a lot of you commenters could too.

Interview here.

Robert Stark and co-host Alex von Goldstein talk to Bay Area-based blogger Bay Area Guy of Occident Invicta.

Topics include:

How Bay Area Guy is one of the Alt-Right’s few Bernie Sanders supporters.
How Bernie Sanders was the only candidate to not attend AIPAC, and Bay Area Guy’s view that the Alt-Right gave Trump a free pass for pandering to AIPAC and the Neocons.
How the most crucial aspect of Trump’s campaign is his role in expanding the Overton window and undermining the establishment.
How Trump supporters are primarily anti-establishment rather than conservative ideologues.
How Donald Trump is running to the left of Hillary Clinton and whether he will appeal to disaffected Sanders supporters.
Red State article about Trump Democrats “ruining” the GOP, who are described as racist Democrats who want handouts for White people.
The decline of Conservative Inc.
How the political coalitions on the left are also breaking down.
How Bernie Sanders undermines the Neoliberal/Social Justice Warrior Alliance.
Thomas Frank’s (What’s the Matter with Kansas?) new book Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People
Social Justice, Social Darwinism, and the Curious Case of SF’s Housing Squeeze
Steve Sailer’s article San Fran Whitening Plan.
The civil war among the Bay Area’s Left on the housing issue, including wealthy NIMBY‘s, anti-capitalist anti-gentrification activists, and pro-density groups such as BARF.
Michael Hudson’s book Killing the Host about the FIRE economy based on the Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate sectors.
London’s new Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan, and how Bay Area Guy views him as another Identitarian neoliberal like Obama.
The California Senate Race and how the Democratic front runner Kamala Harris also fits that mold.
Why Bay Area Guy views the Democratic runner-up Loretta Sanchez as preferable to Harris.
Senate Candidate Ron Unz’ Radical Centrist Platform, which combines the best aspects of the Left, Right, and Libertarianism, and how Radical Centrism is an emerging trend in politics.


Filed under Britain, California, Capitalism, Conservatism, Democrats, Economics, Europe, Left, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Neoconservatism, Neoliberalism, Political Science, Politics, Regional, Republicans, Sociology, Urban Studies, US Politics, USA, West

Papuan Barbarism

Waltem writes: Read Lawrence Keeley. “Savage” warfare (like say, in New Guinea) is proportionately more lethal than “civilized” warfare.

Correct. Primitive man leads a short, nasty and brutish existence. As recently as the 1300’s in England, the homicide rate in the larger cities was 50 times higher than it is today in the US. Fifty times higher. We think Latin America is out of control because it has a homicide rate 10X hours. Now imagine a society that is 5 times worse than Honduras. That was urban England in the 1300’s.  Whites were unbelievably barbarous not so long ago themselves. So what happened? How did the homicide rate decline by 98%? Did our genes change? Come on hereditarians, let’s dish it up.

Yes, the Papuans engage in warfare continuously. At least until recently, they habitually molested most if not all of the children, and the children were exposed to incredible violence. Childhood was a time of frequent  beatings from your parents and even your siblings. You probably witnessed your mother murdering one of your newborn on 2-3 year old siblings. You may have even participated because some Papuans force the children to murder their own three year old siblings as some sort of an object lesson. There’s no escaping it warfare and violence in these places.

And when Papuans are put into modern culture, the result has been a complete catastrophe. They cannot function at all in modern society, and Port Moresby is one of the most brutal, savage, barbarous, and out and out dangerous cities on Earth. Many of the Papuans there have formed vicious street gangs and the city has one of the highest rates of violent crime on Earth. Port Moresby is worse than most cities in Africa.

These people are simply not suited for modern society, at the moment anyway, because they are too backwards, barbarous, savage, uncivilized, brutish, incompetent and violent. That 64 IQ no doubt does not help matters. African Blacks were not in a very different place centuries ago  with 67 IQ’s, but centuries in America had a profoundly civilizing effect such that hundreds of years out of Africa, a Black today would probably regard his ancestors from the 1700’s as so brutish and vicious that he probably would not to have anything to do with him.

I suppose 25% White genes in modern Blacks didn’t hurt, but that alone cannot be all of the story. The story is one of acculturation and the civilizing of a profoundly backwards and barbarous race. It is actually incredible how different US Blacks are from those early anthropologists’ findings of Africa. You almost wonder if humans can actually change that much, but apparently they can. Not everyone can become civilized, but people can sure get a Hell of a lot more civilized than they were before. It might take centuries, but it can be done.

All of you hereditarians, how can you possibly explain the almost unheard of transformation of these barbarous Africans into modern Blacks? Their genes are the same. You guys say everything is genes. Fine, well how did these people change so much then?


Filed under Africa, Anthropology, Blacks, Crime, Cultural, European, Europeans, History, Latin America, North America, Papua New Guinea, Papuans, Race Realism, Race/Ethnicity, Regional, Social Problems, Sociology, Urban Studies, USA, Whites

Successes of the Chavista Governments in Venezuela

Note: These figures are true even after the latest economic crash brought on by crashing oil prices and massive economic sabotage by the private sector.

  • Unemployment has dropped from 14.5% of the total labor force in 1999 to 7.6% in 2009
  • GDP per capital has risen from $4,105 to $10,801.
  • Poverty has decreased – in 1999, 23.4% of the population were recorded as being in extreme poverty, this fell to 8.5%.
  • Venezuela has one of the top proven oil reserves in the world and in 2011 OPEC put the country’s net oil export revenues at $60 billion. In 1999 it stood at $14.4 billion.
  • Before Chavez, most of the population had no access to medical care. None, zero, sip, zilch, nada. Now everyone does.
  • Massive numbers of the poor, millions of people have been lifted out of poverty into the middle classes, especially the lower classes. This has been a double edged sword as some of the poor, once lifted from poverty to the middle classes, started voting rightwing. This was one of the largest and fastest movements of masses of population from poverty to the middle class in recent history.
  • Everyone has access to education. Before, education was only for the rich. Education is now free through the graduate level at state universities.
  • Massive increases in electricity usage. It is true that there are problems with the electrical grid, but this is misleading. The electrical grid worked well when 90% of the population was in poverty. But with the incredible reduction of poverty under Chavez, electricity use exploded. So many more people were wired up to the grid who had had no electricity before. Most of the slums were wired up with electricity. In addition rising incomes enabled many of the former poor to afford TV’s, computers, microwaves,  and many other things that use electricity. Unfortunately this also was a double edged sword as the explosion in electricity use taxed a grid that had been set up for a tiny elite of rich people only. Hence there have been many blackouts and brownouts due to the massive income increases in the country!
  • The government done more to upgrade the oil industry than any previous government. Unfortunately a lot of work needs to be done.
  • State supermarkets buy goods at wholesale and sell to them to the poor for very low prices. Hence, many poor people have access to many foods that they could never afford before. The massively increased access to more foods has been truly amazing.
  • The state set up “My Happy Home” stores that purchased household items at wholesale and sold them at very cheap prices to low income people. Hence many low income who could never afford these household items were able to purchase these modern household items, often electrical items. This resulted in the upgrading of millions of poor homes with modern household items.
  • Poverty was massively reduced. When Chavez came in, it was 90%. It was later reduced to 25%. This is one of the largest and fastest poverty reductions seen in recent history. The poverty reduction was done via mass income transfer from the rich and upper middle classes to the poor and lower income groups. If you want to know why the Venezuelan Right is so hysterical about the Chavistas, that’s it in a nutshell.
  • Huge decrease in income inequality. Venezuela is how the 2nd or 3rd most equal country in Latin America, behind only Cuba. When Chavez came in, Venezuela was one of the most unequal countries on Earth.
  • Reduction in malnutrition. When Chavez came in, 90% of the population could afford only one meal per day. When he left office, nearly everyone had enough food to eat the caloric intake was excellent at 2,500-3,000 calories per day.
  • A very comprehensive labor law resulted in vastly increased protections for Venezuelan workers.
  • The largest and best increase in housing in the history of Venezuela. A huge amount of money was spent constructing new housing projects, mostly to house low income people. The idea was to dismantle the vast slums in the cities and replace them with housing projects. There was a large reduction in the size of Venezuelan slums.


Filed under Americas, Economics, Education, Government, Health, Labor, Latin America, Latin American Right, Left, Nutrition, Political Science, Regional, Social Problems, Socialism, Sociology, South America, Urban Studies, Venezuela

A Few Alt Left Positions on Race

RL: The Alt Left would be a movement that is pro-White, likes Whites and White culture and values the people and the societies they create. Also at least my wing would be nonracist. I would say that we should be antiracist, but antiracism has been so taken over by insane people that I do not want to identify with it anymore.

Not sure about the other wing – it looks White nationalist.

I would say that non-Whites can join, but only if they like White people, White culture and the societies that Whites create. No White-haters allowed.

Another William Playfair Web: That would take cutting the Cultural Marxist monopoly on the media, and involve not allowing things like Ferguson to happen, right?

Sure, but that will require another “Long March through the institutions” just like the Cultural Left did except in reverse. If we could just get a voice at the table, it might be nice.

As far as riots like Ferguson, that is a matter for city governments and local and even state law enforcement to deal with. The Alt Left will not take a stand on these riots other than to say that there is often very little justification for the rioting. They are usually rioting because another thug got shot dead by cops, typically in a justifiable homicide. That’s not a good reason to riot.

Another William Playfair Web: No affirmative Action.

No affirmative busing unless a student really deserves it.

The Alt Left would oppose affirmative action, but it’s already being outlawed in most states anyway, and corporations can do all the AA they want to and nobody can do a thing about it. And increasingly they do just that. The Alt Left will not take a stance on corporations practicing their own “goals” or AA or whatever it is they do. It’s their company, and it’s their business how they run it.

Busing Blacks into White schools has always been problematic. For one thing, it creates a huge number of White racists. Many young Whites, especially men, went to schools where Blacks were bussed in. These Blacks behaved horrifically and these Whites have been racist ever since. So busing in Blacks mostly seems to cause a lot of new White racists.

No tolerance for bad behavior for bussed in Blacks. Also I think they should be very selective about the Blacks they bus in. It should almost be a lottery where it is a privilege to be chosen. Whether or not you would be bussed would be based on your behavior at the Black school.

Another William Playfair Web: Maybe I am just too closed minded, but this “culture and values” stuff, is just too abstract. Whites in Ferguson or Kate Steinle’s family don’t give a rat’s ass about “White culture;” they just want a stop to crime/violence.

The media and the culture now say that White people and White culture are evils. We beg to disagree. We like and value White people, White culture and the societies that Whites create. The Alt Left is not so much pro-White but more that it is not anti-White. There’s no way to stop the crime and violence in Black ghettos anyway, so the Alt Left does not claim to have they key to that problem. We don’t care if Whites listen to us or not, but most Whites agree with the core positions. If you poll Whites on whether they like and value White people and White culture and whether White culture is worth preserving, 75% say yes.

Another William Playfair Web:…they just want a stop to crime/violence. I just can’t see indoctrinating NAM’s with White values stopping that.

We are not about indoctrinating NAM’s with White values. They can adopt them or not if they wish; it’s not something we care about. It would be nice if NAM’s stopped thinking that White culture and White people were evil things though. The NAM’s are not our target audience. The culture at large is. We are not so naive as to be believe that indoctrinating NAM’s with White values will ameliorate crime and violence in ghettos. We do not think it will do that, and that is not our intention anyway.


Filed under Affirmative Action, Anti-Racism, Blacks, Civil Rights, Culture, Education, Left, Political Science, Race Relations, Race/Ethnicity, Racism, Sane Pro-White, Social Problems, Sociology, Urban Decay, Urban Studies, Whites

Indians Have Created a Worse Environment than Africans

Jm8 writes:

RL: Even in the catastrophic environment of South Asia (often regarded as worse than Black Africa in many ways)…

In terms of disease burden, it does not seem to worse than in Africa but rather the reverse (Africa’s is significantly worse.). See the link below labeled Global Infectious Disease Deaths by Region 2004 from the work of Christopher Eppig, near the top.

What is the cause of all of these diseases? Simply living in a tropical country? Or is it living in utter filth? If Africans have lots of diseases simply due to living in a tropical country, then there is nothing to be done about this, and this is a problem that will go on forever. If they have all of these diseases due to living in utter filth, then that is a problem that could be remedied.

By all accounts, India is a much filthier place than Black Africa.

I agree that Africa has a garbage problem. The garbage, filth, stench and utter depravity of India is only mirrored in some places in Africa. I read a recent travelogue by some men who went to Africa, and as they approached the capital of Burkina Faso, they said the entire desert surrounding the city was covered with swirling garbage. They had to drive through what seemed like tornadoes of swirling garbage on the highway just to get to the city.

The beautiful white sand beaches of Ghana are often dotted with piles of shit because Ghanaians living near the beach are in the ages-old habit of going down to the beach and squatting at the tide line to take a dump.

You see something like an Indian-level collapse in some urban areas in Africa. Urban Nigeria approaches Indian levels of sheer filth, garbage and stench.

Look at Lagos:

Only 1% of the population of Lagos is hooked up to a sewer system. Shitting on streets and sidewalks is very common. Nothing works. The city has a lot of electricity due to oil, but there are continuous blackouts because the people who run the power companies steal most of the oil that is intended to power the city, so there is not enough to power Lagos. Most Lagos residents with any money invest in a generator.

Perhaps not coincidentally, urban Nigeria is also morally collapsed on something like an Indian level.

The slums of Nairobi are horrifying and insanely dangerous. The sheer filth and ruin of these zones approaches the level of a Mumbai slum.

Cities in the “new South Africa” are starting to degenerate into filth, chaos and in particular mass crime, especially violent crime. There is now horrible pollution on some South African beaches because sewer pipes break due to Black workers jerry-rigging things instead of fixing them. Then when the pipes beak, no one comes out to fix them for a few months, and the people who do come out to fix it don’t know how to repair them. South African beaches are now full of garbage.

The sort of collapse there looks something like a Detroit/Newark/Baltimore ruined war zone big city look. The city still functions much as Detroit still does, but it is a mess. Whether America’s urban slums are worse than India, I have no idea. But the entirety of America is not Detroit. And people don’t shit on the sidewalk in Detroit. There are no dead bodies floating in the rivers. There are no rivers of raw sewage flowing down the gutters. The police force is not corrupt and incompetent. There is no mass corruption and bribery in government and business.

This is a higher level of FAIL.

Something has gone seriously wrong in urban South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. Africans just can’t seem to do this modern urban thing.

However, if you look at basic health indicators, they are actually worse in India than in Sub Saharan Africa! Indicators like infant and maternal mortality, malnutrition, stunting and wasting, and especially access to toilets and shitting outdoors are all worse in India, typically much worse, than they are in Africa.

This shows me that Africans seem to care something about these problems. Your average African seems to be unhappy about high levels of infant and maternal mortality and surely malnutrition, stunting and wasting. Your typical African probably looks around his country and says that it sure would be nice if we had less starvation and deaths of mothers and babies in my country.

He probably considers it somewhat shameful that so many of his countrymen lack food and die in the process of childbirth or soon after. I doubt if your typical African hates most of his countrymen. You can say what you will about tribalism, but I do not think that even members of different tribes hate each other that much. I doubt if African Tribe A wants to see the children of African Tribe B starving and mothers and babies dying in childbirth. Perhaps he does, but I haven’t seen much evidence of it. Sure, they fight sometimes, but tribalism in modern Africa does not typically produce that level of sheer callous sociopathy.

I read a lot of articles about the toilet and sewage crisis in the 3rd World. In India, no one seems to care. Those guys shitting over there in the street? Who cares about them? Those are poor or low caste people who deserve to be living such lives of utter misery because their poverty and low caste is proof that they sinned in past lives, and now they are slowly working it off through many generations of purgatory.

Your average Indian looks at the starving, stunted, children, the diseased, deformed and limbless beggars, and the legions of men shitting in the streets and thinks that he could care less whether those people live or die. Now you just don’t see that sort of callous viciousness in Africa. Faced with such scenes of suffering by their countrymen, I think most Africans feel bad for these people who on some level they probably regard as brothers.

The articles all said that the shitting outdoors problem in Africa, while rather serious in a few countries, was nevertheless not nearly as bad as in India, and furthermore the societal response seemed to be completely different. African governments, confronted with reports that their countrymen were shitting outdoors and on the streets, regarded them with embarrassment and shame. Many governments said that they were aware of the problem and had ongoing programs to deal with it. And indeed, in a number of African countries, dramatic progress had been made on this question in the last 5-10 years.

Interviews with local Africans in countries like Ghana showed the same thing. Locals were ashamed, embarassed and humiliated that they or  their countrymen had to shit outdoors. Over and over, they told the reporters things like, “This is just terrible. I cannot believe we have to shit on the sidewalk like this. This is so humiliating. What is wrong with my country that we cannot fix this?” They reacted the same way that the government officials had. Their attitude was that shitting outdoors was embarrassing, shameful and humiliating for them as citizens of that country. They wanted this problem gone, now.

But in India, no one seems to care. The people who shit outdoors either say they like to do this, or they have been so browbeaten and downtrodden that they feel that they are scum for being low caste and that they somehow deserve this degraded fate to have to shit on a beach. Further, even if they thought this was a problem, almost no one seemed to think that anything would be done about it. There was a sense of total hopelessness about them.

It is these sort of things that I am talking about when I say that the environment is worse in India than in Africa and that honestly I think that most Africans are better human beings than Indians. There still seems to be some sort of a real soul and beating heart in there somewhere in most Africans. In India, I just don’t see it. It’s like those ultimate essences of humanity shriveled up and died.


Filed under Africa, Asia, Burkina Faso, Government, India, Nigeria, North Africa, Regional, Social Problems, Sociology, South Africa, South Asia, Urban Decay, Urban Studies, USA, West Africa

Mexifornia: What a City Overrun with Hispanic Illegal Aliens Looks Like

My city in the Central Valley of California is frankly completely overrun with illegal aliens. However, the city is not as devastated as you think. This is one of the largest agricultural regions in the US if not the world. Most if not all Mesoamerican illegal immigrants in this town are deployed in agriculture as field workers, where they get up early in the morning, take buses to work every day and then come home in the afternoon. These are hardworking men who work a full 40 hour week if not more at very difficult work, and they do not have much time or inclination to cause problems.

Furthermore, although it is little discussed, one reason that the illegal immigrant crime rate is not higher than it is is that many illegals are totally paranoid of law enforcement, live under the radar as much as possible and are terrified of deportation. As such many of them try very hard to obey the law as much as possible, as getting in trouble with police could lead to deportation. These people are more or less hiding and trying not to make waves or call attention to themselves.

If you talk about illegal aliens loudly around here, the Mexicans act like they want to fight you. It is a very emotional issue with them, and most of them are either illegals themselves, once were, or have family or friends who are illegals or once were.

A while back, many Mexican-Americans opposed the illegals. Now they all support them. There is nothing good about the illegals. Most are not bad people (I assume, or at least the ones I see them around here a lot, as this is a migrant labor town), but on the other hand, there is nothing positive about them. They are just poor, uneducated, backwards and not very smart working class and peasant types from the 3rd World. It’s not a first world population.

When a town goes from White to Hispanic as the illegals flood in:

The wages crash, all of the “jobs Whites won’t do,” which were actually all being done by Whites, disappear, as there is mass displacement of mostly working class Whites from low level jobs.

There really are no jobs Whites won’t do unless it’s working in the fields, and around here there are countless legal Hispanics working in the fields. It’s a lie that it’s all illegals in the fields. Migrant workers come here, get legalized, and then keep working in the fields because this is what they have always done.

Also it often pays by piecework now, so the Hispanics can often make a lot of money out in the fields. There is a corresponding rise in meth use by migrant workers in order to do their piecework faster. Mexican legal immigrants with green cards and Mexican-American US citizens (there are huge numbers of these people around here) continue to work in the fields as this is what they have always done. At times even the children of illegals (US citizens), who incidentally were often gang-associated, work in the fields! Around here I know a number of former gang associates aged 18-23 who are now happily working in the fields, as this is young man’s work. They are US citizens, born in the US.

Yes, Whites won’t work in the fields, but Mexicans will, and that includes illegal, legal and citizen Mexicans.

The crime rate rises as illegals displace working class Whites.

Housing becomes scarce and prices rise as illegals cause a demand rise in housing prices.

Gangs proliferate, usually the children of the illegals and not the illegals themselves. It’s a lie that illegals are criminals or mostly criminals. Most are workers, and they often work very hard. They are simple, backwards peasants from a 3rd World country who have no business in a first world country. The criminal and gang element instead comes from the children of the illegals.

Crime is often property crime. Business that hardly had a break-in before now suffer very frequent burglaries. A lot of the property crime is petty as Mexicans tend to be two-bit, penny ante, low value thieves who prefer to steal little stuff like a $25 hubcap or a $30 phone charger. You must lock your doors in a Mexican town or your car will be burglarized because Mexicans love to break into cars. After several years in a Mexican town, all of your hubcaps will be stolen because Mexicans steal hubcaps.

There is some violent crime in my town but not a whole lot. Most serious violent crime like homicide is done by legal residents, often gang member children of illegals. I am not aware of much sex crime around here. I know one guy who suffered an attempted robbery at 9:30 PM, but it was a cheap penny ante shakedown by an unarmed teenage gang type US citizen who did not even have the knife he claimed to have.

There are also beatings, muggings and robberies of paisas, which is what the illegal migrant workers are called around here. These happen from 10 PM-3 AM. The muggings are carried out by local gang members and associates. Paisas are targeted because they carry large amounts of cash around with them and are often walking around very drunk late at night carrying up to a couple hundred dollars. Roll a drunken paisa in an alleyway at 3 AM and score $200. That’s the typical violent crime around here. I do not think that the drunken paisas are injured very often in these robberies. The gangsters just knock them down and take their money. They want the money. They don’t want to seriously hurt them.

Anyway, when a city goes from White to illegal Hispanic, there is a transformation that might be best termed a decline. There is a general decline in the city or town that is hard to put your finger on, but is a combination of all of the things above. The decline is not severe or catastrophic, and many Hispanic towns are quite livable, but that fall is quite notable. I do not understand why we need to import a population that causes a decline in towns and cities. Why?

It would be wrong to say the Mexicans recreate Mexico because they do not. The resulting city is typically not Mexico Norte. Why this is is not known, but it seems just living in the US causes Mexicans to act a lot better than they act in Mexico. People assimilate to culture. In Mexico, Mexicans assimilate to a horrible culture called Mexican culture. Here they assimilate more towards a much better culture called American culture. They do not fully assimilate upwards, but it’s good enough. Instead what you end up with is what I might call “a somewhat upgraded version of Mexico.” It’s not the nightmare horror called Mexico, but it’s neither that great city on the hill called the USA. It’s something in between.

The city remains livable especially if there are still quite a few Whites (particularly moneyed Whites) around to keep the ship afloat. In such cases, there are enough Whites around to more or less run things and keep the show from badly falling apart, which is what typically happens in California when a town nears 100% Hispanic. I live in an agricultural region, and many of the White farmers around here are wealthy. There are farmer mini-mansions on the outskirts of town. At 25-30% White, an Hispanic town full of illegals is still livable if some of the Whites have money.

The Whites have enough competence and money to keep the show running, and they encourage competence in the Hispanic employees and citizens below them by example. Hispanics are not necessary bad citizens or employees, but they need guidance. As long as a city has that certain level Whites around to maintain society and keep the Hispanics acting pretty good by example, the decline is quite attenuated.


Filed under Agricutlure, California, Crime, Culture, Hispanics, Illegal, Immigration, Intoxicants, Labor, Legal, Mexicans, Mexico, North America, Race Relations, Regional, Social Problems, Sociology, Speed, Stimulants, Urban Studies, USA, West, Whites

What Happens When California Cities Become Close to 100% Hispanic

What happens is that town turns into Mexico. Or maybe worse than Mexico. The economy collapses. Corruption increases greatly. The town becomes broke, and there’s no money for anything. Infrastructure like roads, etc. starts to collapse. The water becomes unsafe to drink, and the sewage system starts to break down. Town government for all intents and purposes collapses.

We have a few towns like that around here, and they are almost like the municipality version of a failed state. The collapse is so bad that even a lot of the Mexicans can’t stand it, and they begin leaving in large numbers. It appears that at least this type of Mexican we have here in California needs at least a minimum number of Whites or similar racial/cultural types in town to keep the ship from sinking.


Filed under California, Hispanics, Mexicans, Race Relations, Race/Ethnicity, Regional, Sociology, Urban Decay, Urban Studies, USA, West

Violence at KKK Rally in Anaheim

Fighting broke out between KKK marchers and antiracist counterdemonstrators at a KKK rally in Anaheim. Three people were stabbed. One is in critical condition. 13 people were arrested.

Amazing. Fascist versus antifa rallies breaking out into violence. You would think you were in Germany where these festivities are celebrated on a regular basis.

We are turning into Europe more and more every day.

I come from this region. I know that area very well. We always called it Anal Slime for what it’s worth. But then we always called Garden Grove Garbage Grove too.

I had a girlfriend who lived there once. Her name was KS. She lived on Katella Avenue. She was only 18 years old and looked like a model. I saw her on the Net recently. She is 55 years old and still a total knockout. I should have married that chick.

I have been to Disneyland many times, once when I was 19, out of my head on magic mushrooms. Good times!

I also worked as a “maid” in a motel there once. I think that was when I was 18 also. The boss treated me like complete shit the whole day, berating my manhood. Then at the end of the day she fired me. Unfortunately, I did not kill her as I had left all my weapons at home. What an oversight!

More recently, in 1986, I worked as a strikebreaking scab during a teachers’ strike there.

One thinks of Disneyland when someone says Anaheim, but that place has always been a bit of a slum except for Anaheim Hills, where the 1% live.

And it’s long been known to have a virulent White racist contingent dating back to when I hung out there actually long before, all the way back to 100 years ago. The Klan actually ran the Anaheim City Government until 1924. 90% of the officers in the Anaheim Police Department were Klansmen. Anaheim’s leading newspaper, the the Plain Dealer, was a strong supporter of the Klan. Klansman patrolled the police, questioning passerby. One Anaheim Klan rally attracted 20,000 people. 90% of the cops in the Anaheim Police Department were Klansmen.The  police force always had a horrible reputation for police brutality, possibly related to its Klan legacy. Not sure if that changed.

Last time I was there, it was full of Mexicans, and in fact, the city, now 52% Latino and 28% White, has seceded from the US and joined Mexifornia. The White percentage is about the same as in this incorporated slum of 50,000 that I call my home. 28-29% Whites probably sounds awful to a lot of White people, but it is actually a quite livable number.

It’s just enough Whites to keep the city running fairly smoothly and to keep it from falling apart altogether. You do not need a vast percentage of Whites to hold down the fort.

There are some small towns around here which have gone almost 100% Hispanic and the result has been something that looks like societal collapse, or maybe Mexico, which is really the same thing. These Mexicans need Whites more than they think. We’re the main reason that so many of the cities that they gather in are halfway livable at all.

This city has always been run by rich White farmers, often Italians, Portuguese, Spaniards and Greeks. Rich White farmers run this city to this very day.Incredibly enough, this city was majority Italian in 1970! Before the invasion, that is. There’s still an old weather-beaten Italian-American Club downtown.


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Robert Stark Interviews Alt Left Writer Randall Burns


This is a most interesting interview. It was conducted by email and not by voice over Internet radio so there is only a transcript and nothing to listen to. Burns is quite an interesting fellow. He is a progressive person who nevertheless has been writing for the Hard Right Nativist and immigration restrictionist VDare website for a long time. I have a low opinion of Vdare due to their conservative ideology which I do not support at all, but I admit that they do have some interesting articles.

This Burns fellow seems to be a good example of what the Alt Left ideally should be about.

Up with the Alt Left!

Randall Burns is a graduate of the University of Chicago Department of Economics where his professors included Maynard Krueger and Arcadius Kahan. He worked for years in the tech industry and helped with the early database integration of what eventually became the world’s most popular credit card fraud detection system. He was the DBA supporting a team of auditors working on the investigation of convicted felon Bill Griffin, former CEO of a major insurance company.

He was a volunteer for the 1976 Carter campaign. In 1990, he published Rx for the Environment and the Economy in the Oregon Peaceworker, which proposed a revenue neutral tax shift to pollution taxes. An initiative advocating similar policies will be on the ballot in 2016 in Washington State. In 2004, he helped write the Kucinich Campaign’s statement on guest worker visas. His articles on Vdare can be found here: Randall Burns –

Topics include:

The tech industry and the impact of H1-B Visas.
Ted Cruz on H1-B Visas.
Donald Trump, his economic views, and why Randall prefers the old wealth-tax Trump.
Will Trump Renounce His (Legal) Use Of Indentured Immigrant Cheap Labor?
Bernie Sanders, his stance on immigration and Guest Worker Visas.
The minimum wage, immigration, and why it should be adjusted for cost of living on a regional basis.
The Guaranteed Minimum Income.
The Pollution Tax and how to implement it without encouraging outsourcing.
The progressive case against mass immigration, and why it’s difficult to get the Left on board.
Faux corporate progressives.
The Georgist economic philosophy.
The affects of immigration on real estate.
Income inequality
The European migrant crisis
How US foreign and economic policy contributes to mass immigration.

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Transcript of interview:

1. Can you talk about your background in the tech industry and whether that influenced your stance against the H-1B visas?

Randall Burns: I worked in the tech industry pretty steadily from 1981 to 2001. At that point I found that even with a very solid resume it was hard to find jobs that it would actually pay for me to accept. In 2000 I had worked at an HP group run by an Indian GM and saw the creation of entire projects where a major consideration was getting as many visas for friends and family as humanly possible. After 2001, my savings got rapidly depleted, but I was able to stabilize my situation.

2. The tech oligarchs such as Zuckerberg argue that there is a labor shortage in the industry and foreign labor is needed, when in reality many Americans and have been laid off and replaced with H-1B visa holders who work for lower wages. Can you point to some specific examples and data to back that up?

Randall Burns: I would suggest reading my article The Jobs Crunch. As far as billionaires: I would count on them to say whatever might make them money to say. Truthfulness is not a major selective criteria in creating a billion-dollar fortune.

3. You wrote about how Ted Cruz introduced a bill with Jeff Sessions to limit H-1B Visas by imposing a minimum income limit. But a while back he voted for a bill to dramatically increase foreign visas. Do you think Trump’s campaign is primarily responsible for pressuring other candidates to change their stance? I have noticed that mainstream conservative sites such as Breitbart have been addressing this issue, while in the past it was delegated to sites such as Vdare.

Randall Burns: Politicians as a group are enormously risk-averse. Nobody wants to be the first to try a particular tactic. Cruz at this point has a war chest and can focus on either getting the nomination or putting himself in position to be Trump’s running mate. Since Cruz is 44, VP is a great position to advance his career (I have read that Cruz may want a SCOTUS appointment as part of a deal).

The corporate media in general hates immigration issues because the rich make money from immigration, and ultimately the media’s business is selling advertising to corporations owned largely by the very wealthy.

4. Bernie Sanders has been skeptical of H1-B visas. However he also came out in favor of amnesty for illegal immigrants. My overall take on Sanders is that he is not controlled by corporate interests like Hillary but supports amnesty for personal ideological reasons. What’s your overall take on Bernie Sanders and his immigration stance?

Randall Burns: Sanders grew up as a Jew in Brooklyn and is thinking about immigration in a way that rather characterisitic of Jewish politicians. In the case of H-1B’s, the effects of job destruction are just too great for him to deny, so his Leftism takes over.

Bernie learned enough Economics at U of Chicago from Norm Thomas’ former running mate and Research Director Maynard Krueger to not be as ignorant of the topic as many liberals focused on social issues are. Bernie knows he is walking a tightrope. His relative lack of direct exposure to many working class rural White communities means he simply does not realize just how high the tightrope is and how hard the landing is.

I think immigration will become a very hard issue for Sanders if the race is Trump or Cruz vs. Sanders. My heartfelt advice is to read my articles carefully and ask me for help, which I would give.

5. You helped Dennis Kucinich write his platform statement on guest worker visas. Please explain more about that.

Randall Burns: In 2004, I wanted to do something political around the H-1B issue. Kucinich, like Nader, had always been sensitive to the issue of H-1B expansion. I volunteered on his campaign and wound up moderating the Economics section of the volunteer online forum. What that largely meant was when folks had a question on economics, I would try to find a relevant source for them.

On the guest worker visa issue, I volunteered for the job and nobody else really wanted it. The experience was eye-opening. Dennis was under intense political pressure to tone things down, and it took a bunch of revisions to create something acceptable.

Dennis Kucinich is a man of enormous courage and willingness to sacrifice for causes he believes in. We have differences on the issue of economic theory, but I would never question his integrity.

6. You have proposed a revenue-neutral tax shift to pollution taxes. Please explain more about that and how it would be implemented.

Randall Burns: In college, one of my professors encouraged me to read some original sources on Classical Economics, which is why I read Mill and George. The idea of pollution taxes were already being talked about then. In 1990 I wrote an article about a revenue-neutral tax shift which is one of the earlier such proposals. I got frustrated because at the time it was very, very hard to talk to environmental groups about these issues.

Pollution taxes have now been actually implemented, but not nearly as aggressively as I think they should be. One piece that is missing is folks do not appreciate how much the tax system and pollution combine to obscure the true economic impact of pollution.

Creation of basic pollution taxes is easy. The trick is get the costs just right. Aggressive use of pollution taxes is a tricky economic planning problem.

7. How do you address concerns that a pollution tax would encourage outsourcing of manufacturing jobs or create a barrier to bringing back those jobs from overseas?

Randall Burns: Any environmental regulation or tax can have the outsourcing effects you describe unless it is accompanied by careful regulation of imports from countries that do not have similar regulations or an imputation of the tax amount foreign producers should pay. I think the second option is easier to do.

8. Obviously from a progressive standpoint, mass immigration is a disaster for workers and the environment. I’m sure you have gotten a lot of slack from fellow progressive for writing for Vdare. Why do you think the Left is so hostile towards immigration control? They are totally oblivious to the fact that they are useful idiots for the corporate elite.

Randall Burns: I have had a mixed reception among progressives. I think Dennis Kucinich liked me and recognized my sincerity. Some of the other volunteers were very suspicious of me and my volunteer activities at

What folks miss is that folks like Appalachian coal miners were at one point a major part of the FDR New Deal Coalition. When rural whites bolted from the New Deal Coalition, it was reactively treated kind of like treason. Just for your information, I submitted The Jobs Crunch to every major Left publication and it was turned down by all of them. I came to the conclusion that most of those folks are either frauds or fools.

I actually know one of the board members of Mother Jones from U of Chicago. She is wife of Hyatt CEO Nick Pritzker. I like Sue, but her issues are not mine.

A lot of faux progressives are really just ethnocentric chauvinists. They hate White people who speak with a drawl (though they will make exceptions for attractive women). They also depend on corporate money just as much as conservative groups and lack the imagination to think what a world with real political, media and economic democracy might look like.

9. Do you have any hope for change on immigration coming from the Left? One thing I would like to see is an alternative “Centrist” movement combining the best aspects of the Buchananite Right and Naderite Left. However most people are caught up in the Left-Right divide. For example, Trump supporters and Sanders supporters bash each other as fascists or communists instead of focusing on opposing the Establishment.

Randall Burns: The big corruption we see in US politics is in the Center, not the Left or the Right. If money is taken out of politics and media control democratized, the Center would gradually be redefined. I think taking money out of politics would also gradually reduce the ideological fighting between those two camps that are fanned by corporate media.

We already have Thom Hartmann as a major figure on the Left who has questioned the wisdom of loosely regulated immigration. The thing is the Left of today is largely oblivious to economic issues – and most of those who are focused on economic issues have not had an original thought since FDR plagiarized the 1932 Kruger/Thomas Platform as the “New Deal.”

When the Left starts doing real, original economics again, they will need to address immigration. What conservatives can do is take a harder line around the excesses of the wealthy than folks like Clinton are doing to force the Left to get their act together.

10. Donald Trump in the past called for taxing the ultra-rich and getting rid of tax breaks for hedge funds. However his new tax plan calls for cutting taxes on the top income bracket. It’s important to point out that Trump is speaking out against outsourcing which enriches the elite by looting the middle class. What’s your overall take on Donald Trump’s economic policies?

Randall Burns: I do not think Trump is a deep economic thinker. In his personal life, I do not think Trump thinks much about money at all. They guy would have a much bigger net worth had he simply invested his inheritance in an index fund. What I think Trump cares about is building stuff he likes and taking care of the people that have been with him a long time. My guess is if Trump is elected, it will be a huge win for major real estate developers, and big chunks of other wealthy groups will take a serious haircut.

If elected, I think Trump will try hard not to mess with Social Security. Trump’s flat asset taxation has some perverse effects because it will not touch the uber-rich but would seriously sting the lower portion of the 1%. The thing is nobody visible has read my article showing why asset taxation needs to be highly progressive.

If elected, I think Trump will get serious around infrastructure. One big problem is I think Trump is environmentally naive. The guy doesn’t believe global warming is real even though Lloyd’s does. It doesn’t occur to him that his flood insurance rates are highly governmentally subsidized (and what a huge liability that is for the federal government).

I think Trump’s stand on trade is decent. I would like to see him embrace Buffet’s import certificates idea. Trump also needs to consider just what should replace deficit spending by the US as a stimulus for the global economy. If he doesn’t, there would be serious long-term problems.

11. What are your thoughts on Trump’ past use of foreign visas? Do you think Trump is a genuine populist or just an opportunist?

Randall Burns: Trump’s operation is big enough that he may not have known what was going on. He was careless in not addressing the issue up front. Howard Hughes once had an issue around lavish entertainment of military brass. He simply said he was playing by the rules laid out for him and would happily play by new rules if the authorities made new rules.

Trump can say something similar on this issue. That said: I do not think Trump is really an immigration restriction advocate. The material on his site is largely from Jeff Sessions (who is). I think Trump may not have even read the stuff carefully. Trump has said he would like to increase immigration. However, he is a law and order zealot who dislikes illegal immigration and immigration-facilitated crime.

12. As an economic progressive, do you agree with Milton Friedman’s assertion that you cannot have open immigration and a welfare state?

Randall Burns: There may be some exceptions to this rule. Public schools and hospitals existed when the US still had open immigration. I think part of the key is the resource base a country has. A second factor is whether there are selective criteria for immigrants. Even when the US had few formal regulations, there were quite a few informal regulations.

That said, recent US immigration policy is endangering the US safety net, and the faux progressives have been oblivious to the reintroduction of indentured servitude that has gone along with this.

If the US creates a major economic boom (say by Planetary Resources and similar companies seriously taking off), there might be room for substantially expanding selective immigration. Until then, we will continue to have big problems with mass immigration until they cannot be denied credibly.

13.What are your thoughts on the Georgist economic philosophy? What are some examples of Georgist solutions to economic problems?

Henry George is the greatest economic journalist in history. No other economic author has had the kinds of sales he has had without active governmental promotion. George did a good job of making J. S. Mill’s thoughts more accessible, and he contributed to areas Mill did not (technology prizes is one area).

I have to say that in every area where George deviated from Mill’s work, there are problems. Mill wanted to focus taxation on future increases of real estate values. George wanted to also expropriate existing values. That deviation by George made it much harder to get Mill’s ideas more widely utilized.

Mill is kind of the missing link between Libertarianism and Liberal Democracy. High-end taxation in the US is largely something that came of the writings of George (even if the implementation got messed up). The congressman that wrote some of the first progressive income tax legislation was in fact a Georgist.

If you look at things like how Hong Kong funds their transit system by creative use of eminent domain, that is something that evolved from Mill’s ideas pretty clearly. China has high taxes on both real estate and capital gains from sale of real estate – that is from Mill/George (via Sun Yat Sen).

Pollution taxes are a variant on George/Mills thinking. Proportional election systems were largely inspired by Mill. Mill and George did not create the cult of personality that Marx did, but their influence is pretty enduring even if credit is not widely given. George had a lot of respect for LaSalle, the founder of the SPD which eventually got largely taken over by Marxists, but if you look at the actual SPD policies that have stuck they owe a lot more to LaSalle than George. Marxists have a horrible habit of not giving proper credit to original thinkers.

14. What are your thoughts on raising the minimum wage? Would raising it discourage mass low-skilled immigration?

Randall Burns: I support a higher minimum wage if only because most folks want it. My main desire though is that:

a) the minimum wage be adjusted for local cost of living (which would mean a $19.30/hour minimum wage in Manhattan at the present base level).

b) the minimum wage for non-citizens by substantially higher than the effective minimum wage in every locale and that the minimum wage for non-citizens in ever major occupation category be substantially higher than the median wage in that occupation and experience level.

Failure to adjust the minimum wage by local cost of living means employers in places like New York City or Los Angeles do not have to provide living conditions similar to what employers in low-rent areas do. This is a major factor in the reasons why places like NYC have a high proportion of immigrants.

I do not think increasing the minimum wage is the right solution for rural poverty. I would rather see a guaranteed income or a significant increase of the EITC for that purpose. I think a minimum wage can be used very aggressively in major urban areas with high real estate prices because much of the cost of a higher minimum wage comes by restricting appreciation of commercial real estate.

My casual observation is that raising the minimum wage can raise consumer costs in area that may have negative effects from those costs (Iowa City, IA and Vancouver WA have similar living costs, but the minimum wage and stuff like fast food is higher in Vancouver than Iowa City). I am very hesitant to do anything to raise costs for middle class workers in this situation where things are getting worse for a big chunk of such folks. Raising the minimum wage may have issues around encouraging urban sprawl, but it is still a redistributive policy that has broad political support.

15. Those on the Right often come to the defense of the rich, while those on the Left defend illegal immigration. You have proposed making the rich pay for crimes committed by illegal immigrants. Can you reconcile both sides by making the connection that the rich are the biggest benefactors of mass immigration?

Randall Burns: Both major parties have specific “pet” upper middle class groups. Neither major party will really take on the uber-rich. Poll data documents the wealthy support mass immigration. We no longer have an economically-oriented Left in the United States that is truly active. The odd thing here is that Left icons like Chavez, Randolph, McCarthy and Jordan were all quite suspect of high immigration levels. The real power behind high immigration levels has been more oligarchs wanting to use the Left (i.e. like the Kennedy family) than anything else.

16. What would you say is the main cause of income inequality in America? Immigration, free trade, tax policies, or the banking system?

Randall Burns: We live in a world with enormous and growing inequality. It takes substantial effort for any country to contain that inequality. Clearly limited, selective immigration is compatible with limiting economic inequality in a specific country. Another major factor is that with the  global resource base under present resource constraints and present technologies, it is not feasible to deliver a US or EU standard of living globally.

Companies like Planetary Resources (an asteroid mining company) might play a role in changing those resource constraints. Space-based solar is another potentially important factor.

The fact the US no longer has inventors and engineers in positions of political leadership is a major problem. A bunch of attorneys cannot maintain the nation let alone improve it.

To avoid serious economic inequality in a world that is filling up you either need active government intervention (which can crash an economy if it isn’t done correctly) or steady technological advancement that increases the resource base. Basically marginal returns to capital/labor will decline at some point of development of a regional or global economy. We are facing a world where labor value worldwide is pretty low. You can replace the entire workforce in the US for a fraction of existing wages.

17. What are the effects of mass immigration on real estate markets?

Randall Burns: Obviously high population density is a major factor in real estate values, but so is governmental stability and the taxation and regulatory structure a location has. Singapore provides an example of high but fairly carefully selected immigration. I do not think the US even kept truly good statistics tracking how immigrants that meet various selective criteria perform according to a variety of criteria. Just collecting that data would be an important step towards more sensible decision making.

18. There is a debate about smart growth and development. Obviously growth is being driven by mass immigration. Do you see building denser within existing urban areas as an alternative to suburban sprawl?

Randall Burns: Obviously we have in the US at times had much denser cities than are typical today. Technology has influenced that change just by the mere availability of automobile technology that makes cities like LA possible. I would also argue than changes in US tax structure had something to do with these changes. When you look at buildings from the period before and after FDR, you can see that pretty obviously. After WW II there was a huge push to remove stuff like decorations and anything labor-intensive that was driven in part by direct and indirect tax costs.

19. While corporations and the rich have been the primary driving forces behind mass immigration in America, the migrant crisis in Europe is so disastrous it’s even having ill effects on the wealthy and business interests. In Europe do you see pathological altruism rather than economic greed as the primary motivator behind support for migrants?

Randall Burns: I would not use the term pathological altruism. The European Left are largely Marxists. They developed a party line and process years ago. It has been very, very hard for them to change key aspects of that ideological orientation. In Germany, the Greens were created because of the environmental inertia of the Socialist Party of Germany (or SPD). Folks are scared to death to do/say anything that will draw comparisons to the Nazi period.

20. I think it was Steve Sailer who coined the phrase “invade the world, invite the world.” How does our foreign policy effect immigration? I know a lot of Leftists say we have a moral obligation to take in refugees because we have such a horrible foreign policy.

Randall Burns: I am very critical of US foreign policy. Failure to create living conditions that are clearly and rapidly improving globally is contributing to mas immigration and the refugee crisis. Stuff like NAFTA cut a lot of folks loose in Mexico who wound up in the US.

When I was working construction jobs in Chicago, I met such people. I would agree the US has a moral obligation to help with the refugee situation. I think the best thing that can be done immediate is to fund emergency aid and major construction projects that would improve services and housing for refugees where they are or in countries that would take refugees and development funds or debt relief as a package.

Those same immigration rights that would be transferred to refugees could be auctioned on the open market to qualified purchasers (i.e. folks upon whom a reliable background check can be done and who have the ability to purchase insurance saying they will obey US law if they come here and insurance indeminfying any US victims of communicable diseases that are brought into the US because of immigration).

21. What are your thoughts on the US military’s foreign recruitment? Do you see historic parallels to Rome’s use of mercenaries to defend its empire?

Randall Burns: I think large-scale foreign recruitment has some serious dangers. Obviously, this is nothing new. The Revolutionary War included some high-level foreign military personnel involved at a important level. I had a great uncle who had been a Filipino Army Colonel who transferred to the US Army and kept his rank (this was rare). The thing is, I doubt a really good background check can be done on many of these foreign recruits. It is inherently a security problem. Risks are being taken to meet objectives not relevant to US security.

22.What are your thoughts on a basic guaranteed income? Will it became necessary due to globalization and automation?

I think the US needs to move towards a guaranteed income. I do not think this will happen all at once. The group that it might be easiest to start with are military veterans. That policy could be gradually extended to Peace Corps and Vista volunteers. I think one way a universal guaranteed income may be brought about is gradually creating enough options to get qualified that most of the population chooses one of them.

For example, I think that earning a PhD or MD in any discipline required for employment by government agencies might qualify. Providing caregiving services that reduce the need for long-term institutionalization might be another qualifying criteria. Automation is going to make this all worse, and the GAI is the simplest way to assure there is no real increase in poverty associated with automation.

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Primitive People Have Some of the Most Complicated Languages of Them All

On A Look at the Australian Aborigine Languages, Jason writes:

Perhaps they don’t have such a low IQ if their language is most difficult.

The people with the lowest IQ’s of all have some of the maddeningly complex languages out there.

Pygmies along with the Khoisan are said to have the lowest IQ’s on Earth, somewhere in the 50’s. The original Pygmy languages are gone, but we can see traces of the original languages in the Bantu languages that they now speak. The Bantu languages supplanted their original tongues, whatever those were.

Nevertheless, Bantu languages themselves are quite difficult. Many are tonal, and they feature such tonal bizarreness as tone terracing and terraced tones. They distinguish such features mark such things as + or – Advanced Tongue Root (ATR), which is quite strange among the world’s languages, and they often have a bafflingly long list of genders for noun classes. It is not easy for Westerners to learn Bantu languages and few bother or even try.

The Khoisan are said to have the lowest IQ’s on Earth, estimated in the 50’s. Most of them never go to school, and when they do, they tend to flounder and drop out. The Kenyan government has given up on trying to educate the Hadza. They do not to appear to be genetically or culturally adapted to the modern world.

However, their languages are insanely complex, consisting among other things of bizarre click sounds that no other languages on Earth have. They are almost impossible for non-natives to learn. Nelson Mandela said that he spoke one of those click languages most of his life and he never did learn to make those click sounds correctly.

The Australians have the next lowest at 62 IQ. They do very poorly in schools when they go to school at all, and they are rife with all sorts of pathologies. In short, they are simply not adapted genetically or culturally to the modern world.

Australian languages are wildly complex and in fact are so strange that they have been the source of many very controversial debates in Linguistics, especially the configurationality debate where Chomsky claimed all languages were configurational, yet the Australian language Warlpiri was said to violate this so-called linguistic universal. The configurational supporters claim dubiously that Warlpiri is actually configurational. But even if it is, it would still be crazily complex.

These languages are very difficult but not impossible to learn. One of the greatest polyglot linguists of all time,. Ken Hale, prided himself on his fluency in Warlpiri. Nevertheless, many non-aboriginal Australians are trying to learn some Aboriginal languages as part of an Australian cultural revival, and they are finding it quite hard going.

The Papuans have the next lowest at 64 IQ. However, one wonders just how stupid they actually are. Jared Diamond spent a lot of time with Papuans, and he said that they did not seem stupid at all to him.

Papuan languages are also crazy complicated, and few if any outsiders even bother to learn them.

Papuans are frankly failing at adopting to the modern world. The large city Port Moresby is full of Papuans who have completely failed the test of modernity. It has one of the highest violence rates on Earth, and it is so dangerous that I would not recommend that anyone go there. The entire city is locked in a wild gang war, and the gangs seem to have actual armies and modern weapons. Furthermore there is unbelievable amount of common crime such as robbery, rape and homicide. Clearly Papuans are not cut out genetically or culturally for modern life.

As you can see, some of the primitive people seem to have some of the most insanely complex languages on Earth. Linguistics has gotten so insane with PC that you cannot say that anymore. In fact, lunatic linguists insist that no language is more inherently complex or harder to learn than any other language.

One of my professors told me that primitive peoples are often bored and being highly intelligent humans, they look around for mind games to relieve their boredom. Many of them enjoy their complicated languages, and a favorite pastime especially of the men is to spend their time playing language games utilizing the complexity of their language.

Moronic linguists have falsely stated that I am saying that primitive people are bored so they make their languages more complex for something to do. But I never said that. Maybe they do, maybe they don’t. We don’t know.

However, certainly many of these languages are already crazy complex, and there does not seem to be a cultural trend to reduce the complexity of and simplify their language, as they seem to enjoy their complicated languages. And primitive peoples seem to defy that trend as their languages do not tend to simplify over time.

I believe that there is a trend that as a society and civilization develops, languages tend to simplify. This definitely seems to be true in our modern industrialized era. Time is money after all, and modern languages need to get their message across as quickly as possible in a way that is as easy to understand as possible. That is, unless you are an attorney for whom complex language is a form of information warfare against the opposing team of lawyers and the public in general.

Supposedly consensus among modern linguist idiots is that this is not true either and that languages do not get simpler as speakers modernize.

However, it is my opinion that linguistic consensus is sheer idiocy on many different levels.

The explanation for why primitive people often have very complex languages is that human beings are naturally highly intelligent, even those with IQ’s from 52-64. All humans seem to be born with a natural tendency to learn even the most complex languages and this ability is a base human feature that is independent of IQ. Further, primitive languages have no need to simplify to deal with the modern world and furthermore, they seem to enjoy their complex tongues as some sort of an intellectual exercise in what is often an intellectually impoverished life in the wilds.


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