A late report on this year’s Amren conference

Actually, the report itself wasn’t late, having been published in May, but I’m late in finding it (which I did purely by chance).

The article is by Rosie Gray of Buzzfeed, and it’s called “Inside A White Nationalist Conference Energized By Trump’s Rise.” Overall, it’s not a bad article, considering it was written by a member of the Establishment Left.

She writes:

One young alt-righter, Karl (not his real name), a twentysomething Texas man active in the Twitter community, seemed like a nice enough guy, friendly and polite. He said his favorite people to troll were Republican strategist Rick Wilson — a frequent target of alt-right trolls — and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol. (When I later found what I’m pretty sure is his Twitter account, I found a wall of hatred directed toward “faggots” and Jews.)

The implication is that there’s an undercurrent of hate, among certain members of the AltRight directed toward certain groups, including gays and Jews. And she’s, of course, right. It’s something I myself have addressed. We need to be more civil, even when we think we’re just communicating amongst ourselves, and even when we’re posting anonymously (or semi-anonymously) online.

If some of us have been challenged in this regard in the past, it’s not too late to change. But she should have also pointed out that Amren has always accepted gays and Jews. In fact, Amren has always accepted people of ANY ethnic group or orientation, as long as they behave themselves. Also, she should have pointed out that there were several Jews in attendance.

Oh, and did I mention that I’m now famous? Okay, not exactly famous, but she did mention me:

A second man came up, bearing a gift for Taylor: a round ceramic plate, about the size of a saucer, with markings on it. He made Taylor guess what it was. Part of a pulley system, maybe? No, the gift was a tribal Ethiopian lip plate, which the man had picked up on his travels. Taylor, who has written that Africa is an “utterly alien Africa of road-side corpses, cruelty, and anarchy,” accepted it with enthusiasm.

Yep. That was me. But again, if she’s going to bring up negative things Mr. Taylor has said about Africa, she should also bring up positive things he’s said, such as how he was received in West Africa as a white advocate. Taylor (I believe it was at last year’s conference) told us how he was treated with respect in Africa, in contrast to being a pariah in the US. Perhaps she was unaware of that.

On another note, now that Trump finally has the edge over Clinton, I think we should all mentally prepare ourselves for disappointment if/when he’s actually in office. Even if (and that’s a big “if”) he has every intention to follow through with his promises regarding the ongoing invasion from Mexico, there’s only so much he can do. So let’s prepare for the worst and hope for the best.

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9 Responses to A late report on this year’s Amren conference

  1. Lon Spector says:

    “Trump has an edge over Clinton?”
    Don’t be the “king” of wishful thinking. Even with a 5 point lead in the polls, it will be an
    electorial rout for Clinton.
    America is in route to hypnotized Third Worldism just like Europe.
    The women here don’t yet shrug their shoulders like German, Swedish, and English women
    and accept rape as the “new normal”, but give it time.
    The Western male has vanished like an ice cube on a 90 degree day. All that is necessary now
    is the actual implemention of the the order, which will come in the next year.

  2. Lon Spector says:

    Come late October, Trump will make some demented statement endoursing a “new”
    holocast against Jews, Blacks, Muslims or Gays. Or a sex tape will be produced.
    But this will only be necessary if Hillary is in real danger of loosing.
    Trump is nothing but a “Reality Actor” playing the role of a Presidental candidate.
    He will will self destruct at the proper time.
    The whole idea is to add an air of legitamacy to a rigged system.

  3. Zimriel says:

    Indeed, and many more Jews are with AmRen in spirit.
    Anyway I’ve never heard Taylor, and I’ve rarely read even his commenters, to lump Ethiopia (or Nubia) with the rest of [subsaharan] Africa. Usually when the alt-right discusses the Dark Continent they mean the Bantu territories and Somalia. Taylor is not an ignoramus who imagines that Africa is made up of one singular “black race”.

  4. Zimriel says:

    Rosie Gray should learn that “faggot” among the alt-right is meant in the way Payne in the nineteenth century meant it in his translation of “Arabian Nights”: a weakling, male or female, who whines for a strong man for protection and support. Usually Payne applied this to certain women. Women like Rosie Gray.

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  6. Lon Spector says:

    All over. No hope at all. Satan will not relinkwish control. You ain’t seen nothing yet.
    Carnage to beggar description.

  7. Lon Spector says:

    Why won’t you talk to us! Have they gotten to you?
    My God, what’s going to happen between now and “Election” (?) day.
    The words “white” and “male” won’t be strung together in the same sentence.

  8. Hey Reuben. This is Al/Eliyahu, the freight-rider you met at the 2014 Amren conference. I’m currently rolling out a novella I wrote, and you came to mind as somebody who might be interested in taking a look at it. It’s inspired by my freight-riding travels around the US, and centers on a romance between a “racist” societal dropout and a self-hating, “swastika-eyed” biracial girl. Lemme know if you want me to send you a pdf/epub.

    Here is my blog post about the novel:

    See you at NPI next month, if you’re going,

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