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Richard Spencer

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Spencer in 2016. Notice the boy band haircut? Rock-solid proof that he's not a Nazi. Because he's definitely not a Nazi. He's a not-Nazi, see. (Not-zi for short).
Automatons led by a lunatic
Charlie Chaplin imitator

Nazism
Icon nazi.svg
First as tragedy
Then as farce
Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!
—a very non-Nazi thing to say[1]
Noted non-Nazi Richard Spencer getting some Roman salutesWikipedia's W.svg by non-Nazis at a rally that didn't glorify Nazism, because he's not a Nazi.

Richard Bertrand Spencer (born 1978) is not a Nazi, just like Ted Haggard is not gay. He is president of the National Policy Institute (NPI), a white nationalist think tank in Arlington, and of Washington Summit Publishers (WSP), a "human biodiversity" outlet in Whitefish. Both institutions are "supporters of identity politics for White Americans",[2] which is not at all like Nazism. He says it over and over, because he's NOT A NAZI, okay?! He also hosts AltRight.com, where Spencer is joined with fellow white supremacists including Brittany A. Pettibone, Jared Taylor, and Lana Lokteff.

Everything's Gonna Be Alt-Reich[edit]

For the White race, it's never over.
—Richard Spencer,[3] who has never ever whined about impending white genocide[4][5][6]

Richard Spencer has said many non-Nazi things, non-Nazily.

Today, in the public imagination, “ethnic-cleansing” has been associated with civil war and mass murder (understandably so). But this need not be the case. 1919 is a real example of successful ethnic redistribution—done by fiat, we should remember, but done peacefully.[7]
Tom Brady: Aryan Avatar #superbowl[8]
Brady and Belichick are about to win bigly for Trump, the #AltRight, and White America![9]
What blocks our progress is the meme that has been carefully implanted in White people’s minds over the course of decades of programming, from Mississippi Burning to Lee Daniel's The Butler—that any kind of positive racial feeling among Whites is inherently evil and stupid and derives solely from bigotry and resentment. And that the political and social advancement of non-Whites is inherently moral and wonderful.[10]
Immigration is a kind a proxy war—and maybe a last stand—for White Americans, who are undergoing a painful recognition that, unless dramatic action is taken, their grandchildren will live in a country that is alien and hostile.[11]
Europeans have been a source of light, strength, and vitality for the world over. It is European technology and medicine that have raised peoples out of squalor; it is the European scientific discipline that defines serious discourse and scholarship; it is European ideals of beauty that still reign supreme (despite the best efforts of critics like Ms. Sontag).

In this way, the dispossession of White Americans will have catastrophic effects for the entire world, not just for our people.

[....]

Rediscovering our identity—becoming who we are—is the central mission of The National Policy Institute.

We hope that you will join us in this world-historical struggle—for our people, our culture, our future.[12]
When we hear any professional ‘Latino’ support this or that social program, we sense in our guts that her policy proscriptions are rationalizations for nationalism. She might say ‘more immigration is good’; she means ‘The Anglos are finished![7]
Were our conflict to turn violent I suspect the long besieged whites of California would greet America's forces as liberators. Discuss.[13] [California whites believe immigrants "are a benefit to California because of their hard work and job skills".[14]]
[To journalist & CEO Jose Vargas:] You aren't welcome here. You have invaded our country and refuse to leave. It's freeloading, pure & simple. Leave.[15]
Richard Spencer is apparently a fan of Raw Story's journalism. We can't imagine why he likes this article.

And here's an article published on Spencer's website, titled "Is Black Genocide Right?"[16]

Instead of asking how we can make reparations for slavery, colonialism, and Apartheid or how we can equalize academic scores and incomes, we should instead be asking questions like, "Does human civilization actually need the Black race?" "Is Black genocide right?" and, if it is, "What would be the best and easiest way to dispose of them?" With starting points like this, wisdom is sure to flourish, enlightenment to dawn.

This might seem shocking to the usual gang of idiots, but right now very similar questions are being booted about and nobody seems to be batting an eye, all because the questions refer to White South Africans: "Does South Africa actually need the White race?" "Is White genocide right?" and "How many of the White devils do we have to rape, kill, mutilate, and bugger before the rest of them fuck off?"

[The article then spends 3 paragraphs supporting the South African genocide conspiracy theory.]

But why should Whites even be in a position where we are forced to consider such a possibility? The White race is history's victor. We conquered Africa and the Africans on the sheer merit of the superiority of our race, culture, and society, and in a land that was largely going to waste we built an affluent and modern society capable not only of supporting a large number of our own people but also a vastly larger number of Blacks than would otherwise have been able to survive there. Of course, Black labour helped, but if that hadn’t been there, we would have imported White, Indian, or Chinese labour and have done the job anyway.

Rather than asking about White genocide, it surely makes more sense by any objective standards of utility, morality, or progress, to ask whether there should be such a thing as Black genocide.

This is not just a tit-for-tat idea either. In the changing nature of the New South Africa, which is still essentially a collection of White-created-and-maintained institutions being gradually but inexorably Africanized – i.e. corrupted, ground down, and barbarized—we see the true nature of the society that will emanate from the continuing exaltation of the Black man; a world of savagery, disease, and death, replenished by a wild, thoughtless fertility; a world that will set no store on the higher values that have characterized the civilizations created by other races.

Although there are doubtless many South African Blacks who behave in ways that we could call decent, we have to wonder how much of this is real and not affected, when savagery of the worst possible kind seems to constantly lurk under the surface in even the most banal of situations.

[The article then spends 3 more paragraphs supporting the South African genocide conspiracy theory.]

Maybe it’s unfair to tar every Black in South Africa with the genocidal tar brush, but the support the majority have given to the ANC at least allows a reasonable case to be made for the kind of collective racial guilt that also serves as the basis of the ANC’s efforts to pull Whites down to the level where they can be raped, sodomized, murdered and mutilated.

Richard Spencer once stated that "One wonders if these people are people at all, or instead soulless golem." For once, Spencer was referring to the media, not Jews.[17]

Richard Spencer: Cringe Generator[edit]

Why can't America have as beautiful politicians as France's @Marion_M_Le_Pen?[18]
Anime—indeed, even anime porn—has done more to advance European civilization than the Republican Party.[19]
Also, homosexuality seems to be a kind of last stand of implicit White identity.[20]
"America's Wise WASPy Dad"[:] My perspective on #NeilGorsuch[21]
Spencer: What is that guy’s name? The one whom we almost killed?

A minion: No, no, we did not send that.
Spencer: We collectively almost killed him. Some alt-right shitlord.
[Spencer was referring to the alleged cyber attack by John Rivello against Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald that induced a life-threatening epileptic seizure].[22]

Richard Spencer uses chopsticks to deftly pluck slivers of togarashi-crusted ahi from a rectangular plate. He is sitting in the Continental-style lounge of the Firebrand Hotel, near his home in the upscale resort town of Whitefish, Montana, discussing a subject not typically broached in polite company. "Race is something between a breed and an actual species," he says, likening the differences between whites and people of color to those between golden retrievers and basset hounds. "It's that powerful." We are well into our third round of Arrogant Frog, a merlot that Spencer chose because its name reminds him of Pepe, the cartoon frog commandeered as a mascot by the "alt-right" movement that has been thrust from the shadows by Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Spencer says Pepe could also be seen as the reincarnation of an ancient Egyptian frog deity, Kek: "He is basically using the alt-right to unleash chaos and change the world," he says, looking slightly annoyed when I crack a smile. "You might say, 'Wow,' but this is literally how religions arise."[23]

He also thinks that football is bad because it encourages white people to admire black people.[24]

Richard Spencer: Punch Receptor[edit]

Right-wing extremist Richard Spencer got punched, but it was memes that bruised his ego
—The Verge[25]

Richard Spencer was punched.[2][26] In response, Spencer called for the alt-right to provide their own protection.[27] It's a good thing that fascist protection forces have never been employed by the Nazis,Wikipedia's W.svg because Richard Spencer isn't a Nazi.

Richard Spencer punched.gif

Richard Spencer: Great Liberator[edit]

Spencer stress-testing a blazer.
A Trumpian Greatness agenda: 1) Net-neutral immigration 2) Nuclear power 3) Light-rail, maglev train system 4) National parks expansion
—Richard "small government" Spencer[28]

Spencer hopes to use the anti-immigration bits of libertarianism (and the people it attracts) to gain support for his non-Nazi ideology. As a result, Spencer has been lurking in libertarian conferences for quite some time.[29][30][31] For whatever reason, the libertarians don't want him there.[32] We're sure it has nothing to do with Nazism -- just like Richard Spencer.

Richard Spencer: Sushi Penetrator[edit]

[About his Asian ex:] I would rather you didn't write about that. You are probably going to nail me with this... I think some people in the movement would probably find that terrible.
There is something about the Asian girls. They are cute. They are smart. They have a kind of thing going on. If I am looking at my own life objectively, it really doesn't surprise me that much.
—Spencer discusses his quest for the great Asian poon[23]

Not surprising that he is an Asianophile, like much of the Alt-Right.[citation NOT needed] He may bash Asians in his podcasts, but he conceded a lukewarm acceptance of the growing number of hapasWikipedia's W.svg who attend his white nationalist conventions.[33] The irony is that Asian-Americans, if they survive these struggles, are going to be the face of the country in 50 years.Wikipedia's W.svg

Richard Spencer: Massive Europhile[edit]

Spencer wrote an article in his own journal criticizing Brexit and Euroscepticism, as well as described himself as "pro-EU" on a podcast a few days prior to the referendum.[34][35] Spencer dislikes Nigel Farage and UKIP; he has said he has always been "highly skeptical of so-called Euroskeptics'". His reason for being pro-EU is as a racial pan-Europeanist (white nationalist), he opposes individual ethnic and cultural nationalisms within Europe and supports freedom of movement between European countries. Brexiteers have highlighted in their view problems with mass immigration from Poland (and other eastern-European countries) into UK; Spencer in contrast says he supports large-scale immigration into the UK from Poland since the immigrants are "white Europeans". His only opposition is to non-white immigration.

Richard Spencer: Technology Hater[edit]

Spencer wrote in his Twitter account criticizing technology[36], loathing Silicon Valley as "worshipping technology" being its end or the End Times.[37]

Welp.[edit]

The correct response to Spencer and to the alt-right is "wow, that's some fucking cringey racialist meme-Nazi bullshit".

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/11/richard-spencer-speech-npi/508379/
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/21/us/politics/richard-spencer-punched-attack.html
  3. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/828448918509846529
  4. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/825549591307177984
  5. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/290708935596453888
  6. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/624673021941288960
  7. 7.0 7.1 http://www.npiamerica.org/the-national-policy-institute/blog/facing-the-future-as-a-minority
  8. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/828447273008955393
  9. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/828443738808659969
  10. http://www.npiamerica.org/the-national-policy-institute/category/the-urbanity-of-evil
  11. http://www.npiamerica.org/the-national-policy-institute/category/limbo
  12. http://www.npiamerica.org/support/
  13. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/828903036642734080
  14. http://www.ppic.org/main/publication_show.asp?i=264
  15. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/848798924806561793
  16. https://web.archive.org/web/20120216183528/http:/www.alternativeright.com/main/the-magazine/is-black-genocide-right
  17. Quote with CNN chryon, Snopes explanation.
  18. Keep it in your pants, Dick. (Since deleted.)
  19. http://archive.is/0pBRE
  20. https://twitter.com/richardbspencer/status/417174306062217216
  21. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/828826028961304576
  22. His Kampf: Richard Spencer is a troll and an icon for white supremacists. He was also my high-school classmate. by Graeme Wood (June 2017) The Atlantic.
  23. 23.0 23.1 Harkinson, Josh, "Meet the White Nationalist Trying To Ride The Trump Train to Lasting Power", Mother Jones10.27.16 at 5:00 AM).
  24. http://uproxx.com/news/richard-spencer-ban-football-white-supremacist/
  25. http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/23/14356306/richard-spencer-punch-internet-memes-alt-right
  26. https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2017/01/20/white-nationalist-richard-spencer-got-punched-face-today/cnSZxhUyidG4gKISWPbOsO/story.html
  27. http://forward.com/fast-forward/360757/after-being-punched-by-anti-trump-protesters-richard-spencer-demands-alt-ri/
  28. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/847868422948085760
  29. Southern Poverty Law Center, "[PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel to Address White Nationalist-Friendly “Property and Freedom Society” Conference in September," June 9, 2016.
  30. Spencer, Richard (April 5, 2013). "American Renaissance Conference: Facing the Future as a Minority". The National Policy Institute. http://www.npiamerica.org/the-national-policy-institute/blog/facing-the-future-as-a-minority. 
  31. Spencer, Richard (May 6, 2013). "Richard Spencer kicks off the Fourth Annual HLMC Meeting". The Mencken Club. http://hlmenckenclub.org/2011-conference-audio/2013/5/6/richard-spencer-kicks-off-the-fourth-annual-hlmc-meeting. 
  32. Fleck, Mike J., "BREAKING: Richard Spencer Kicked Out of ISFLC ’17 After Jeffrey Tucker Confrontation", The Libertarian Republic 2.18.17.
  33. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4652&v=DZPoxNzxJ-E
  34. Spencer, Richard B. (May 25, 2016). ""Euro-Skepticism" Skepticism". Radix Journal. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  35. Alt-Right and Brexit. The Washington Spectator. June 28, 2016.
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