Derb’s “Unpleasant Truths” 16 Years Later

Posted: December 12, 2018 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized


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John “The Derb” Derbyshire published his article “Unpleasant Truths – a conservative view of the world today” in the National Review on August 2, 2002.

What he wrote nearly twenty years ago might strike you as mild, but so will Steve Sailer’s or the late Lawrence Auster’s writing from that same time. The understanding of the political reality that we now take for granted was just getting worked out in public, when fundamental truths about our social arrangements were obscured by centralized media’s sixty-year monopoly on public discourse. He wrote that article when few understood that the monolithically centrist national consensus was splitting into two camps: the ruling globalist coalition on the Left and nationalist dissent on the Right. See the illustrations of how that split developed over the past three decades. Writing for globalists’ controlled-opposition magazine whose founding mission purported to serve the cause of tradition…

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