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Racism's expansive definition

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Submitted by Reuben Horne (Australia), Nov 22, 2005 at 17:20

Dr Pipes,

This kind of high flung nonsense that the left wing have engaged in with their eternally expanding definition of racism has made a nonsense of the concept. Actual racist organisations have adapted very well to the hypocracy introduced by this fallacious and politically opportunistic spin on the debate. I can remember a candid interview conducted by Australian Jew John Saffran with the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The latter described their organisation as being more paramilitary now than it was in the past. I observed that it was more corporate than paramilitary - the office wherein it resided could have been the corporate headquarters of any number of legitimate organisations. The Wizard himself being a young clean cut well dressed individual who was well aware of the PC lexicon - turning it fully to his own advantage. They seemed very unthreatened by the evolution of the concept of racism - indeed its very inane nature seemed to strengthen them.

But lets face it this expansive definition is not aimed at actual racists - the left wing has more in common with these people than it would ever care to admit. Both they and the left place little value on the institutions, principles and laws that make western society a decent place to live. Both live their lives within self indulgent political fictions. According to the white supremicist the only reason the west is a decent place to live is because whites are still in the majority - then they systematically proceed to betray every one of the aforementioned variables that make the west a decent place to live. The new lefts agenda embraces a similar antagonism towards all of the aforementioned variables whilst enjoying the stability and superior lifestyle they produce. This abuse of the term "racism" is a political strategem that is aimed at the right wing - right wing moderates and anybody else of a more sane disposition that dare oppose them and their blundering bovine foray into self deleterious multiculturalism.

Cordially,
Reuben Horne.
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