• Trump Supporters Make Their Case For 2020

    Occidental Dissent - Aug 6th 2020 3:32pm EDT

    Editor’s Note: I’m listening to this while throwing darts against the wall. I couldn’t care less. Either way, the result is going to be same. Half the country is going to consider the winner illegitimate. The result will be a downward spiral into Crisis. There are no brakes on this train. Derailment is inevitable.

  • The Reactionary Revolution

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 28th 2020 6:43pm EDT

    Damon Linker thinks conservatives are drifting toward authoritarianism. The Week: “The conservative intelligentsia keeps returning to authoritarianism.Back in June of last year, I wrote a column about how the intellectual right was talking itself into tearing down American democracy. The occasion was a debate between David French, a social-conservative defender of the right to religious freedom […]

  • Ted Cruz Condemns The Proud Boys As “Bigoted Idiots”

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 27th 2020 10:42pm EDT

    Here is a great illustration of consensus antiracism: Lyin’ @tedcruz calls multicultural civic nationalist group Proud Boys ‘bigoted idiots’.Remember not to feel sorry for these fake right perennial losers when they get wiped out in November.pic.twitter.com/e9c00Ms2QH— Jason Kessler (@TheMadDimension) July 27, 2020 Ted Cruz condemns the Proud Boys as bigoted idiots. The Left pointedly refuses […]

  • Thomas B. Edsall: ‘The Whole of Liberal Democracy Is in Grave Danger at This Moment’

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 22nd 2020 7:27pm EDT

    In The New York Times, Thomas B. Edsall warns that the Right is drifting away from liberal democracy and toward authoritarian democracy. New York Times: “In the continuing debate over whether liberals or conservatives are more open minded, whether those on the left or the right are more rigid in their thinking, a team of […]

  • Why The Conservative Party Conserves Nothing

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 17th 2020 7:03pm EDT

    Conservative liberalism is a worldwide failure. It is the same way here and stems from the same causes.

  • The Tory Tradition

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 14th 2020 9:02pm EDT

    I’ve long hated the word “conservative.” I have never identified with mainstream conservatism in the United States. More recently, I have started using the term “conservative liberal” to describe these people in order to better contrast them with my own worldview. I’m a natural conservative but not in the same sense as those people. I […]

  • American History Series: Review: Sociology for the South, or, The Failure of Free Society

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 13th 2020 6:51pm EDT

    George Fitzhugh, Sociology for the South, or, The Failure of Free Society The 1840s and 1850s were a time much like our own. In the wake of the Second Great Awakening, an endless tidal wave of moral condemnation of the South poured forth from the Eastern press and Eastern politicians. Inspired by George Bancroft’s vision […]

  • Patrick Deneen: Liberalism Has Failed

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 11th 2020 9:41pm EDT

    Editor’s Note: Eventually, the woke mob will topple the Statue of Liberty for being offensive after blowing up Mount Rushmore and the Washington Monument. Yes, I have healthy Old English Tory sympathies which used to be present in the Old South, being brought here by way of Colonial Virginia, Barbados, Colonial South Carolina, etc. pic.twitter.com/uJyiNUehwc— […]

  • FOX News Cancels Tucker Carlson’s Top Writer

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 11th 2020 5:51pm EDT

    Tucker Carlson’s top writer has resigned from Fox News after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online. Fox News executives said they condemned Blake Neff’s “horrendous and deeply offensive” comments. https://t.co/gn4J2WjSle— The Associated Press (@AP) July 11, 2020 New: Fox News executives issue internal memo condemning the “horrific” behavior of former top Tucker Carlson writer […]

  • Letter From a “Racist”

    Occidental Dissent - Jul 6th 2020 12:21pm EDT

    I know what you think of people like us. I have watched you nearly every day for the past 20 years. In your view, we are “racists” and “white supremacists.” We are the “Alt-Right.” We are “White Nationalists.” We are “extremists.” We are skeptics and reactionaries wedded to the past. In contrast, you are not […]