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American Renaissance, May 2011. Will the South Rise Again?; The Case Against Affirmative Action; The Galton Report; The Eastern Migrations of the Aryans; O Tempora, O Mores!; Letters
American Renaissance, May 2011. Will the South Rise Again?; The Case Against Affirmative Action; The Galton Report; The Eastern Migrations of the Aryans; O Tempora, O Mores!; Letters

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American Renaissance - 1 - May 2011
Will the South Rise Again?
Vol. 22 No. 5
There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.— 
Thomas Jefferson
May 2011
American Renaissance
Opportunities for whiteadvocates.
by Gregory Hood
O
n April 12, 150 years ago, Con-federate forces in Charleston
red the rst shots in the name
of Southern independence. Five yearslater, the fact of secession had beenthwarted at the cost of 600,000 lives, butthe spirit of secession still lives in thehearts of many Southerners. What arethe prospects for Southern independence
a century and a half after the ring on
Sumter?It is the best of times and the worstof times for the neo-Confederate move-ment. At the Conservative Political Ac-tion Conference (CPAC) in Washington,DC, which plays host to presidentialcandidates and leading conservativeorganizations from around the country,the crowd cheered when Fox News’ An-drew Napolitano denounced AbrahamLincoln as a “tyrant.” States around thecountry are considering and even pass-
ing measures related to nullication,
state currencies, state authority basedon the Tenth Amendment, prohibitionson federal agents enforcing certain laws,and even outright secession. With therise of the largely white Tea Party move-ment, the Ron Paul-inspired Campaignfor Liberty, and intense popular dis-satisfaction with and even fear of the
Obama regime, erce opposition to the
federal government and the reclama-tion of state authority have becomeincreasingly mainstream talking pointsfor the conservative movement and itsalmost entirely white constituency. Animplicitly white political movement has been created that is largely in sympathywith the states’ rights, limited govern-ment rationale of the War for SouthernIndependence.On the other hand, the war on South-ern heritage continues unabated, withalmost constant defeat for the Confed-erate cause. The Colonel Reb mascotat Ole Miss was retired for fear of offending blacks, especially football players. Even at the University of SouthCarolina, football coach Steve Spurrier has complained about the “damn Con-
federate ag.” There have been repeated
attempts to rename buildings honoringConfederates at Vanderbilt, the Univer-sity of Texas, and even the Universityof Alabama. The Detroit branch of the NAACP gave an award to Kid Rock for his support of the city of Detroit, but faced a boycott because the whitemusician occasionally has a Battle Flagon stage during performances.
Whereas the ag once ew through
-out the South and even throughout thecountry, representations on clothingare now banned at many high schools,and military recruits with Confederatetattoos are turned away on suspicionof “racism.” Whereas the Confederate
ag was once apolitical, it is now con
-troversial even among white Southernconservatives and, perhaps even moreworryingly, Southern football fans.It is a familiar story: any implic-itly white movement provokes ever more frantic attempts—especially bywhites—to suppress explicit white
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Fierce opposition to thefederal government andthe reclamation of stateauthority have becomeincreasingly mainstreamtalking points.
Ready for new battles?
 
American Renaissance - 2 - May 2011
 Letters from Readers
Sir — Last year, with the assistance of AR, word went out that a Yankee Chap-ter of Friends of American Renaissancewas being organized in southern New
England. This rst call for members
was duly answered, and so far, YankeeAR members have gathered freely onseveral occasions at public locationswithin ten miles of the root of all evil:Harvard University!At these early meetings, we infor-mally exchanged ideas, observations, philosophies, and have also begun to bond as comrades—a vital step in forg-ing an activist organization. The nextstep for the Yankee Chapter is to buildup our membership as much as pos-sible. With this is mind, we are issuinga “Second Call to Breakfast” for AR readers in our region who have the faith,conviction, and steadfastness to join usin the work of defending our pricelessWestern Civilization.Please contact me at the address below. AR readers from outside the re-gion are invited to get in touch to shareadvice, information, and solidarity.R. J. Scrone, 15 Ferriter St., Quincy,Mass. 02169-1006Sir — I read Heinrich Zaayman’s ar-ticle about the faithful dog in the Marchissue, “Boxy Lays Down His Life,” andwas completely overwhelmed by it.There are two lessons here for Ameri-cans: Always be armed and willing touse force in self-defense; never sur-render your government and country to barbarians and savages.The question is this: Are Americansnow too stupid to learn these lessons?John W. Altman, Tuscaloosa, Ala.Sir — 
 New Scientist 
is a weeklymagazine covering developments in sci-ence. It is liberal-to-left in perspective,and in favor of government funding for everything. It eschews the slightest hintof eugenics and dashes away from any-
thing that smacks of quantiable racial
distinctions. It is the sort of magazinethat could easily call race a “socialconstruct,” although I have not yet seenit do that.Given all that, you can imagine mysurprise when
 New Scientist 
printed thefollowing on p. 35 of its February 12,2011 issue, in a sidebar to an article ongenetic recombination in egg and sperm production:“One surprising discovery is thatsome people do a more thorough job
of [genetic] shufing than others. . . .
What’s more, such differences extendto entire populations. For example, lowlevels of recombination are more com-mon in people of African descent—whoare more genetically diverse to beginwith—than in Europeans. This suggeststhat evolution strikes a balance betweenthe benefits of genetic diversity andthe risk of introducing genetic errorsthrough recombination.”Truth will out in the strangest plac-es.David Touchstone, Bossier City, La.Sir — Upon reading your cover storyin the March issue (“A Busy Monthfor American Renaissance”) about thesabotaged AR conference (it was not“scuttled;” scuttling is something youdo to your own ship), I was favorablyimpressed with the comments of all of the speakers except Sam Dickson.Mr. Dickson wants to discard theterm “race realist” and replace it with“race communitarian,” which comesfrom “commune,” which is inextricablyassociated with communism. His other choice, “racial idealist,” brings to mindthe failed utopian schemes devised byintellectuals who think they can dreama society into existence.Mr. Dickson also called for an eth-nostate that embraces homosexuals,whereas all of history shows that oncea civilization openly tolerates deviantsexual behavior, it is already in the process of collapse.Finally, Mr. Dickson says “racialidealists should be Euro-Zionists.”But the most shocking aspect of thearticle is that Mr. Dickson’s conclusion“was met with a sustained standingovation.” How could the best and bright-est of the movement be unable to seethrough Sam Dickson’s charade.Viktor A. Hisrchmann, Pensacola,Fla.Sir — Thank you for your report onthe annual Conservative Political ActionConference (CPAC) in the April issue
(“How Far Will They Go?”). The nal
sentence, “The Conservative PoliticalAction Conference will have to live up
to its name or it will nd it no longer has
a country worth conserving,” could not be more true.So, the only reference to race wasthe explicit denial of its importance? No surprise there, and no dissent either,
I’ll wager. Going with the ow makes
life easier. By your account, only two panelists came out swinging: former congressman Virgil Goode, who would be happy to reduce immigration toclose to zero, and Kevin DeAnna, whowisely separates the libertarian fromthe conservative-traditionalist when itcomes to defense of the West.It sounds as though it was mostly paeans to Ronald Reagan and a lot likeMr. Reagan himself: He abandonedMel Bradford in favor of the neo-cons,signed up MLK for a national day off,and started us down the path to amnestyfor millions of illegals.Steve J. Medve, Canton, N.Y.
 
American Renaissance - 3 - May 2011consciousness. As the Left demonizestheir symbols, whites retreat, and hopethe controversy will blow over. This isthe story of modern American conser-vatism and nowhere more so than inthe South.For now, however, the South iscertainly the most conservative part of the country and some Southern states
are practically one-party efdoms of 
conservative Republicans. Only in theSouth do whites vote as an ethnic blocfor the Republicans, thus overwhelmingthe similarly monolithic black vote for the Democrats.Whites in the South can thereforestill harbor the illusion that they are incontrol, and that each new concessionto the forces of egalitarianism will notfundamentally change the power struc-ture. But even in this extremely race-conscious area, white conservatives fear to speak in defense of their own group,and instead wrap themselves in a race- blind conservatism that emphasizes taxcuts, limited government, and rhetoricaladherence to Christianity.Unfortunately, as Marx said aboutcapitalists, Southerners are giving their enemies the very rope with which theywill be hanged. As Steve Sailer has pointed out, the low-wage, anti-unionvariety of capitalism in the Southencourages massive immigration bylow-skilled, mainly Hispanic workerswho then vote Democratic alongside blacks. At the same time, in a reversalof the Great Migration of 1910 to 1930, blacks are returning to Dixie in search of 
 jobs. Census gures show that Northern
whites are also moving into the South, bringing liberal delusions and either in-difference or outright hostility towards aSouthern heritage with which they haveno connection.White Southern politicians whothink they are in control at homesometimes fail to realize how muchthe rest of the country fears anddespises them. When MississippiSenator Trent Lott praised StromThurmond at his 100th birthday party in 2002, he was immediatelyset upon by “civil rights groups”and even by “conservatives” eager to protect themselves against chargesof racism. Anxious to preserve his statusas Majority Leader, Mr. Lott groveled,most notably on Black EntertainmentTelevision, but lost his position any-way.Last year in Virginia, RepublicanGovernor Bob McDonnell issued a proc-lamation honoring Confederate HistoryMonth, but was forced to withdraw andrevise it because it failed to mentionslavery and was therefore consideredinsulting to blacks. Blacks were hardlya constituency Mr. McDonnell needed to placate—he was elected despite losingthe black vote nine to one. It was criti-cism by whites that forced his hand.Haley Barbour, governor of Missis-sippi, is spoken of as a possible presi-dential candidate in 2012, but liberalskeep him under constant scrutiny for traces of “insensitivity.” Late last year,he praised the Citizens’ Council for having kept the Ku Klux Klan out of his home town of Yazoo City, but noone must say anything positive about agroup that supported segregation, so Mr.Barbour was forced to call the council’s positions “indefensible.”If race-neutral conservatives aredisappointing, overt Neo-Confederatesare more promising. The League of theSouth hosts conferences and meetingsopenly calling for secession. Predict-ably, the Southern Poverty Law Center calls the league a “hate group,” anddisapprovingly notes its reference tothe “Anglo-Celtic core culture” of theSouthland.Beyond the league and a few other overt political groups, there are “soft”Confederate groups, such as the Sonsof Confederate Veterans, the UnitedDaughters of the Confederacy, re-enac-tors, and other historical and heritage or-ganizations with hundreds of thousandsof members sympathetic to the Southerncause. Towns and cities throughout theSouth have memorials to those whofought and died for Southern indepen-dence. The newfound respectability of 
ideas such as nullication, secession,
and Civil War revisionism provide manyopportunities for outreach into the grow-ing libertarian movement.
Southern National Congress
In November 2010, the Southern National Congress, a self styled “voicefor the Southern people,” met in Tennes-see with several hundred delegates fromthroughout the South. The group claimsto be a kind of “government in exile,” or  proto-Congress for the Southern nation,
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Jared Taylor, Editor Caroline LeBlanc, Assistant Editor Ronald N. Neff, Web Site Editor 
Haley Barbour: can a Mississippian beelected president?League of the South activist.

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