Writing a column on race is the political equivalent of walking through a minefield or playing Russian roulette with
It is also a striking reminder of how political correctness, the fascist thought control of the Left,
has gained nearly complete mastery over the mindset of the American people. Ideological intolerance has choked off true discussion
and intellectual interaction on the troubles that do face various ethnic groups in the United States. But without exploratory
discussion and varied viewpoints true solutions and understanding cannot be accomplished.
I would like to introduce
you to Lisa McClelland, a current freshman at Freedom High School in Oakley, California. To Lisa the Caucasian Club was just
a logical step. If there is a Black Student Union for African Americans, a Latinos Unidos for Latin Americans and an ALOHA
Club for Asian Americans, then why can't there be a Caucasian Club at her school? She thought that the Caucasian Club would
be a place where students could talk about racial dynamics and how one's ethnic background affects people today. A forum to
discuss how her "whiteness affects those who aren't white. She believes that the racial injustices and prejudices of the past
belong in the past." Hardly sounds like a radical, right wing or racist agenda by any stretch of the imagination.
East County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People quickly reacted, saying it was "vehemently
opposed" to the name of the club. "It's not culturally sensitive to the community we're addressing, especially in light of
what had happened there before," said Darnell Turner, the chapter's vice president. "The club, in name, seems like a backdoor
approach to separation. From a historical perspective, this will bring up fears." I personally expected them to seize this
opportunity for embracing diversity, but I stand corrected. For the local branch of the NAACP to call the Caucasian Club "racially
divisive" is pathetically comical.
Lisa is not wrong for wanting to start a Caucasian club but for buying into the
mentality of tribalism promoted by the Left. One would think that high school students should be spending a little more time
learning about reading, riting and rithmatic, and a little less time being indoctrinated in Liberal views regarding repression,
racism and radicalism. There is nothing wrong with being proud of white heritage, culture, or accomplishments but a race based
high school club is a poor way to express it.
An academic support or historical appreciation group is one thing but
organizations based on race used as vehicles for ethnic, political or ideological attacks or as a platform to launch attacks
against whites is quite another. Undisputedly racist groups like La Raza, MEChA and the Nation of Islam are the new segregationists
and racial supremacists of the Left. And though controversial they are accepted and even supported by many politicians, churches,
and members of polite society.
Frankly, the innocent idiocy of an all inclusive racially based club is not Lisas to
bear. It is but an indictment of the politics of identity. It is the vast laundry list of cultural and class divisions perpetrated
by modern Liberalism. So much for the melting pot. Those of European descent are lucky if they will be allowed to share space
in the same salad bowl of American cultural groups. A racially based group by definition is divisive, exclusionary, and encourages
people to identify each other first and foremost by their skin color or racial heritage. I have seen white heritage properly
celebrated with a Celtic Festival, the Renaissance festival, various medieval reenactment societies, historical preservation
societies and the like. The obvious difference is the benign cultural or historical emphasis and the complete lack of a political
or ideological agenda at such gatherings.
Thats the tragedy of the Lefts perpetration of what they define as Multiculturalism
and Diversity. The Left in attacking the proposed Caucasian club and other similar harmless organizations reveals what has
long been suspected. It is a philosophy of separatism, division and segregationalism. Underneath it all is a deep and underlying
hatred of Western Civilization. College kookery is now becoming popular political culture.
The politics of self-segregation
and tribalism is sad. Those who so bitterly fought whites only food counters now desperately strive for racially segregated
lounges, student unions and campus clubs. How far and yet how little we have traveled. It is the conservative wing of American
politics which has embraced the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. for a colorblind society where little black children and little
white children would be allowed to play together. It is not those who instill the debilitating virus of victimization into
yet another generation of non-whites. If we prioritize race before all others the idea of a strong multi-ethnic society is
dead on arrival. Instead we will be faced with the reality that all that has been achieved is a Balkanized America mired in
its own web of racial suspicion, hatred, envy and blame.
If you reverse the phenomenon of a racially based culture
you get a sense of how far down the wrong path society has really gone. How about the White Entertainment Network, the NAAWP,
White Studies, Congressional White Caucus, White History Month, United Caucasian College Fund and Miss White America? The
obvious outrage this would cause should also be directed at those who merely inject a different crayola color in front of
each of these concepts.
Imagine a society where to have any self worth and any sense of identity one had to join the
Celtic club, the Aryan Alliance or People for the Ethical Treatment of Europeans (PETE). The best part about this little incident
is that it has exposed the hypocrisy of such race based clubs, organizations and events and the system that has put them into
place and practice.
While disguised as support groups, racial advocacy groups inevitably degenerate into studies of
primitive tribalism and beliefs, the celebration of pagan gods like Quetzalcoatl and the blood cults of the Aztecs, a rejection
of Christianity, political and territorial separatism, radical politics, the philosophy of victimization, support of illegal
immigration, fear of the tyrannical dangling chad and increased hatred of Western Civilization in general. Racial harmony
or understanding is never the outcome despite the propaganda and rhetoric surrounding them. Instead they fuel suspicion, ideological
intolerance, radical indoctrination and hatred.
On my college campus the groups exercising overt racial epithets,
racial intimidation, hostility and division was not the Klan or the White Aryan Resistance but the Black Student Alliance,
MEChA and a catch-all minority and liberal white student group called the Progressive Revolutionary Alliance. As a conservative
white male my status as a student organization leader, student senator and collegiate newspaper columnist guaranteed me and
my political allies a healthy helping of the brotherly love fostered by such inclusive racial organizations.
end America as a nation, culture and society must come to the same conclusions. First and foremost, we should look to the
future and not dwell in the past. There should be agreement across all ethnic and racial lines to strengthen our nation while
valuing its foundations and traditions. We should seek to improve our civilization, not dismantle it. Common sense dictates
that success, hard work and good grades should be encouraged and rewarded, not ridiculed as acting white. Pouting in the corner
or playing the blame game will not overcome the racism of the past and the prejudices of the present. To succeed in the modern
age one must learn the common language, sever ties with the mentality of the welfare state, cast off the oppression of the
ideology of victimization, and build upon the fundamental principles of liberty while seizing the opportunities of the American
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't
pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one
day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States
where men were free."
- President Ronald Reagan
”I will not cede more power to the state. I will not willingly cede more power to anyone, not to the state,
not to General Motors, not to the CIO. I will hoard my power like a miser, resisting every effort to drain it away from me.
I will then use my power, as I see fit. I mean to live my life an obedient man, but obedient to God, subservient to the wisdom
of my ancestors; never to the authority of political truths arrived at yesterday at the voting booth. That is a program of
sorts, is it not? It is certainly program enough to keep conservatives busy, and Liberals at bay. And the nation free.”
—William F. Buckley Jr.
"Liberals want to regulate just about everything: where we live, what fuels we use, what car we drive, whether we can
drive or be forced to use government mass transit, where we send our kids to school, what doctor we see, and even to what
extent we express our approval or disapproval of others’ lifestyles. It’s hard to find something liberals don’t
want to regulate. Is that a world you want to live in?”
"At such a time in history, we who are free must proclaim anew our faith. This faith is the abiding creed of our fathers.
It is our faith in the deathless dignity of man, governed by eternal moral and natural laws. This faith defines our full view
of life. It establishes, beyond debate, those gifts of the Creator that are man’s inalienable rights, and that make
all men equal in His sight. "
—Dwight D. Eisenhower
"And if we elect a government that subverts or weakens or ends our war against terrorism, we can count on this: We
will soon face enemies that will make 9/11 look like stubbing our toe, and they will attack us with the confidence and determination
that come from knowing that we don’t have the will to sustain a war all the way to the end."
- Orson Scott Card
"In response to skyrocketing gas prices, liberals say, practically in unison, 'We can’t drill our way out of this
crisis.”' What does that mean? This is like telling a starving man, 'You can’t eat your way out of being hungry!' 'You
can’t water your way out of drought!' 'You can’t sleep your way out of tiredness!' 'You can’t drink yourself
out of dehydration!' Seriously, what does it mean? Finding more oil isn’t going to increase the supply of oil? It is
the typical Democratic strategy to babble meaningless slogans, as if they have a plan. Their plan is: the permanent twilight
of the human race. "
"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go
home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains
set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."