The Second Civil War

Last Sunday, my friend Daniel Greenfield delivered a brilliant speech to the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention.

Daniel explains that no matter how many elections Republicans win, the Democrats, which is to say the radical left, always nullify the election by waging a ruthless a culture war that is a toxic mix of Orwellian Newspeak, and Bolshevik ruthlessness.

As the late great Andrew Breitbart said: “Politics is downstream from culture.”

Daniel is one of the smartest people I know. Thus, I hope that you will take the time to watch this video, or if you prefer, read the transcript below.

This is a civil war.

There aren’t any soldiers marching on Charleston… or Myrtle Beach. Nobody’s getting shot in the streets. Except in Chicago… and Baltimore, Detroit and Washington D.C.

But that’s not a civil war. It’s just what happens when Democrats run a city into the ground. And then they dig a hole in the ground so they can bury it even deeper.

If you look deep enough into that great big Democrat hole, you might even see where Jimmy Hoffa is buried.

But it’s not guns that make a civil war. It’s politics.

Guns are how a civil war ends. Politics is how it begins.

How do civil wars happen?

Two or more sides disagree on who runs the country. And they can’t settle the question through elections because they don’t even agree that elections are how you decide who’s in charge.

That’s the basic issue here. Who decides who runs the country? When you hate each other but accept the election results, you have a country. When you stop accepting election results, you have a countdown to a civil war.

I know you’re all thinking about President Trump.

He won and the establishment, the media, the democrats, rejected the results. They came up with a whole bunch of conspiracy theories to explain why he didn’t really win. It was the Russians. And the FBI. And sexism, Obama, Bernie Sanders and white people.

The rest of the transcript is at Daniel’s blog Sultan Knish

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  1. Posted February 1, 2018 at 6:18 am | Permalink

    The people around our very Obamaesque prime minister up here have been very clear that the goal of their government is not to change Canada as much as to change Canadians – a transformation not just of the country but of its people. By any means necessary. They won’t be happy, you see, until we’re all like them. Nothing else is acceptable.
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    Posted January 31, 2018 at 4:12 pm | Permalink

    Robert, very happy to see you back at the keys… missed your on-point straight from the heart honor the memory of your son efforts that you share from love and abundance and for this inclusion, I am at your service. As you know, we both experienced the initiation to the club of pre-deceased children and I live your happiness vicariously when I need a shot of genuine Jewish kitchen table love. One day, as time may allow, I will read your personal love story to your wife and partner who shares this horror we embrace through the blessing of memories. Finally, at the week following SOTUA and the global virtual Holocaust memorial week-end, to showcase Daniel’s video with such an opening statement from this political collective, it continues to inmspire and replenishment me that others better than I carry this truth forward.

    P. S. We also saw as a result of this week-end and these few days of this week why people are inclined to draft Polish jokes – they were not the Key West death Camps, were they, my friend? G-d bless you and your family and may your memories ALWAYS BE YOUR BLESSINGS.


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  3. Bill Brandt
    Posted January 29, 2018 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

    I am listening to Daniel as I type – and agree with much of what he is saying. As von Clauswitz said on war, “a continuation of politics by other means”. And we have had by his definition already 2 civil wars – one between subjects and Britain, and 2 North vs South –

    On Kamala Harris getting the Senate seat – because the people of California decided, in their wisdom (/ to not have the 2 winners of the parties by vote in the general election. but the 2 highest votes , party of no importance.

    I wonder why Trump hasn’t gone the Andrew Jackson route when it comes to rulings by Appellate judges” “You have made the ruling; now enforce it”.

    Except we have for the most part a gutless Republican Congress who wouldn’t block an impeachment attempt, I would suspect.

    Certainly the Founders would be aghast at what our Court system has done.

    But Daniel is pretty much spot on.

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    • Posted January 31, 2018 at 10:58 am | Permalink

      “And we have had by his definition already 2 civil wars – one between subjects and Britain, and 2 North vs South”

      No, the North vs South was not a civil war. By definition, a civil war is between two factions wanting to take over the rule of the one government. That’s not what happened with the N vs S. Even Daniel Greenfield says, “Two or more sides disagree on who runs the country.” The S didn’t want to run the country. It wanted it’s own. The war was more accurately the 2nd War for Independence because the S wanted to completely separate and run their own nation.

      N won and wrote the history their way. Mythology often supersedes history, but the history is available.

      Don’t take my word for it:

      “We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over the central government. Confederate President Jefferson Davis no more sought to take over Washington, D.C., than George Washington sought to take over London in 1776. Both wars, those of 1776 and 1861, were wars of independence.”

      Finally, Walter Williams, as above, also more recently wrote, “The challenges of rewriting American history are endless, going beyond relatively trivial challenges.”

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      • Barry
        Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:09 pm | Permalink

        Your comment covers most of the ground succinctly, but I think the proper tag for what we often call The Civil War is The War Between The States., which of course, is literally so.

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  4. alterbentzion
    Posted January 29, 2018 at 9:42 am | Permalink

    Welcome back!

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