Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and the Survival of the White Race


            When James Callaghan was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the late 1970’s, he discovered, to his horror, that in the event of war with the Soviet Union, the UK had only two to three days of ammunition on hand with which to defend itself. When questioned, his Secretary of Defense admitted that Britain really depended on the joint defenses of NATO to defend itself in the event of a Soviet attack.


            Soon after coming into office, the British Prime Minister traditionally visits first Washington  and then Moscow to get acquainted with American and Soviet leaders.  Freeman Dyson, a British theoretical physicist with security clearance at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton who accompanied American and British politicians to high level meetings, wrote in The Scientist as Rebel about Callaghan’s visit to Moscow: “At the ;end of the second day he remarked that he was happy to discover that there were no urgent problems threating to bring the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union into conflict. Brezhnev then replied with some emphatic words in Russian. Callahan’s interpreter hesitated, and instead of translating Brezhnev’s remark, asked him to repeat it. Brezhnev repeated it and the interpreter translated: ‘Mr. Prime Minister, there is only one important question facing us, and that is the question whether the white race will survive.’ Callaghan was so taken aback that he did not venture either to agree or disagree with this sentiment. He made his exit without further comment.”


            This sentiment of Brezhnev’s is repeated by Dyson reporting on a meeting between the General Secretary and Margaret Thatcher, while Richard Nixon reported the same comment to C.L. Sulzberger of the New York Times. Parenthetically, at about the same time, for the 200th anniversary of the Bolshoi Ballet in 1976, the production of Romeo and Juliet had lavish church and clergy scenes in that supposedly godless communist country.


            The bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is based on their common defense and bias toward the white race. Trumps victory was based substantially on support from avowed racists.  When dealing with nations on our borders, Trump is hostile to Mexico and Mexicans (dark skinned people) while at least benign or even friendly to Canadians (white folks.) In international affairs, he is demonizing yellow people, the Chinese, while cozying up to the Russians, a truly stupid move given the fraught relations between Russian and China.


            In the Middle East, Trump is overtly and excessively partisan toward the mostly white Israelis and threateningly hostile toward the Iranians and Palestinian and dirty Arabs in general.


            So, is the Trump Administration racist? You bet.  Many people either pretended to be color-blind or were because it did not really matter when black people had no power.  Once Obama became president, it became possible to express racist feelings camouflaged by legitimate issues.


            Obamacare is a perfect example. Republicans and others are up in arms against Obamacare. They claim it is government overreach.  What they don’t mention is the health consequences, not for the poor people who have been able to get health insurance for the first time, but for themselves.


            During Obama’s terms in office, there have been two viral scares: the Ebola virus from Africa and the Zika virus from Central America. There is no known cure for the Zika virus. For those with short or no memories, almost a century ago, there was a global pandemic involving the H1N1 influenza virus, known as the Spanish Flu (not because it came from Spain, but because the Spanish newspapers were the first to admit that the epidemic was underway.)


            The Spanish Flu affected one-third of the world’s people, killed between 50 and 100 million, 3% to 5% of the world’s people, and lowered life expectancy by 12 years. Unlike most viruses that disproportionately kill the young, old and weak, the Spanish Flu was most lethal to the  strong and healthy. Speculation is that the Spanish Flue caused an overreaction of the body’s immune system, so those with stronger immune systems were affected more than those with weaker ones.


            Now, unlike global warming and climate science, there is no debating that the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic did occur.  And if it happened in the past, something similar can and certainly might happen in the future. The best protection against such an event is for everyone to have immediate access to health care. So, opposition to Obamacare is simply stupid medicine and endangers everyone’s health.


            So, why would people oppose Obamacare as governmental overreach without any reference to the health consequences of repeal?  Quite simply because many, not all, but many people in Congress and the Republican Party are racists.  Now that Obama is president, they can hide their racism behind “legitimate” issues. They can passionately oppose Obamacare for some technical reason while simultaneously claiming not to be racists.


            But they are lying to themselves. Like generations of poor whites in the south who voted against policies that would help them economically because it would benefit blacks also, we now have the same phenomenon among many middle-class and wealthy whites. Scrapping Obamacare is self-destructive stupidity, given the health threats of the twenty-first century. Any sane person would bend over backwards to make sure as many people as possible had instant access to health care.


            Donald Trump ran a campaign with an overtly racist appeal. He lost the race by almost 2.9 million votes, which can be interpreted to mean that the country rejected his message, but won the count by less than 100,000.  Now he has to govern. His current foreign policy posture is clearly racist. He will treat with non-whites, as long as they’re dictators like Duterte from the Philippines or Generals like Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Egypt.


            Like many white people, Trump thinks our superior killing technology is a sign of superior civilization. Many white people in the United States have persuaded themselves that they are an oppressed minority. Only people in complete denial of the facts could hold that opinion. But, then again, Trump ran a campaign where denying facts was commonplace. But because we now have all this political correctness in speech and hate speech laws on the books, the mainstream media will never analyze Trump’s administration or policies from the perspective of white racial superiority. The country is facing four rough years.


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