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Saturday, May 27, 2017

What You Catholics Want

Catholics have particular hopes and wants.

You want to no longer sin. You want to find yourself justified to God, be a worthy follower, and have a meaningful existence in this world and the next. You want to go to Heaven, and you especially want your family to go to Heaven, your close friends, and many other people whom you have prayed for. You want your community, the majority of your nation, and even most of the world to make it to the Beatific Vision. Unrealistic hopes? Perhaps. Wide is the way to Hell, and narrow is the road to Heaven, after all.

But those are your spiritual hopes and wishes. You have other Catholic-brand desires. These desires are temporal, worldly, and not as spiritual as the previous list.

You want Islam to be actively fought and defeated. You want Leftists to either convert or go away somehow. Perhaps you want the Left to be defeated--publicly humliated, shamed, and shown to be unhealthy, a fraud, and a dead end.

You want prayer in schools. You want family-friendly businesses. You want television to stop airing gay-friendly programming. You want infanticide outlawed. You want crime to be brought down so that you're not a prisoner in your home.

Perhaps you want a Catholic confessional state. You want this nation to convert. You want to belong to a noble nation. You want the different ethnicities and cultures to put away their various tribal differences and accept the universalism of the One Universal Church, so that all people in the country can live together.

Perhaps you even want Catholics to have their own power base. You want the Catholics of this nation to come together, with different groups making alliances, and Catholics getting each other's back, always supporting one another. You want the Catholics to turn the tide against modernism and fight the corrupt wave of Leftism that has been washing over the West since the 20th Century. You want potential Catholic power bases to stop abdicating power to corruption. You want Catholics to be prominent, formidable, and unshakeable in the face of our Leftist enemies. You are tired of watching your people relinquish their positions, stepping down and becoming muddied with worldly compromises.

You hate seeing Catholic universities such as Notre Dame succumb to the religion of man. You hate seeing the Knights of Columbus partner up with the Church's Freemasonic enemies. You tire of watching Catholic institutions, such as hospitals, staff themselves with non-Catholics who care less about the very religion that inspired their company. You want the tide turned.
"Thou hast prepared a table before me against them that afflict me."  -From Psalm 22:5 
"Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool."  -From Psalm 109:1
If you are desirous of these things, you are not a conservative. There is nothing left to conserve. And, in any event, conservatism never conserved a thing. If you are desirous of these things--if you desire to gain not only spiritual achievements, but also temporal, cultural, political achievements for Catholicism--then you are not a conservative at all. You are a radical, and you are a counter-revolutionary. You wish to counter the revolution that has destroyed Christendom.

Such real world goals require real-world tactics. Power must be accumulated. Goals must be laid out. Swamps must be drained. A vetting process should be undergone to weed out internal enemies.

If you want the tide to turn in this modernist post-Christian world, then the time has come for you to consider tangible, real-world strategies.  

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Catholics Failed in Amerca Part 2: Oregon Country

Oregon Country
The Maryland colony of the early American colonial period is just one place where Catholics had an opportunity to establish a foothold in this realm, but lost it due to short-sighted tactics.

Another such example of a Catholic misstep lies in the other northern corner of the country: Oregon.

In the early 1800s, this part of undeveloped America was designated as Oregon Country.  The origin of the word "Oregon" is in dispute.  Some say that it is an Indian name for a river, while others speculate that the name comes from the French word "ouragan," which means windstorm or hurricane, and is based on Indian tales of the powerful Chinook winds of the lower Columbia River.

The Trapper's Bride
Not only did this region offer "green gold" in the form of endless timber, but it was also an excellent place for fur trading.  As of 1818, Oregon Country was jointly occupied by both the United States and Britain.  The far western portion of Oregon Country was overseen by the Hudson Bay Company, which had set up posts to trade pelts with the local Indians.

In 1824 this region had its chance to become a center of Catholic influence, when the Hudson Bay Company sent out Dr. John McLoughlin as a chief official.  This man, a Catholic convert, frequently gave aid to such Catholic missionaries such as Fr. John De Smet.  Charles Coulombe describes McLoughlin as a man with noble character, possessing an interest "not only to make profits for the Company, but the development of the land given to his care and the spiritual welfare of both the French half-breeds who worked for the H.B.C, and the Indians."

You were too nice,
When Dr. McLoughlin built Fort Vancouver, he had a chance to not only to spread Christendom and demonstrate the true quality of Catholic civilization, but he also had the chance of establishing a solid Catholic enclave on a continent that was completely hostile to the Catholic religion.

Imagine it.  Just a decade or two later, the violent Nativist Know-Nothings would emerge, claiming domination against all Catholics in the land.  This group would hearken back to their backward Puritan heritage, using that history to foment anger against all Catholic figureheads they saw fit to oppress.  These so-called Nativists would publicly ridicule, maim, or kill Catholics whenever they thought they could get away with it.

Waves of Catholic immigrants would flood the United States, enlarging the Catholic population decade after decade.  Wouldn't it have been something if McLoughlin would have succeeded where Maryland failed?  The Northwest could have been a refuge from the persecutions of intolerant Protestants.  Had McLoughlin succeeded in his partnerships with the various missionaries he hosted (they were known as "the blackrobes" to the Indians), Northwest Oregon Country would be a place where the Faith would freely thrive.  Vancouver, Washington would be a capital of Catholic culture and power in North America.  As a matter of fact, McLoughlin advocated for an independent nation that would be free of the United States during debates at the Oregon Lyceum in 1842.

Unfortunately, McLoughlin managed to make the same errors that Lord Baltimore made in Maryland two centuries earlier.  As Coulombe tells us in his book, Puritan's Empire, the good doctor failed to have a vetting process when it came time to welcome settlers:
"In 1829 he began the settling of Oregon City, welcoming all newcomers to the Oregon Country, regardless of nationality; he aided them all indiscriminately.  As with the Mexicans in Texas, the price of such aid would be high.  
"McLoughlin had helped Protestant Missionaries as well; in 1838 one of these returned with 50 more from the Eastern U.S., partially financed by the American government secret service fund.  By 1841 there were enough American settlers to form a provisional government.  British and Canadians were not pleased, but in 1843, 900 more Americans arrived from Independence, Missouri.  The next year there were 1400 new arrivals from thence, and in 1845, 3000.  These began to show great hostility to McLoughlin and the H.B.C.  The Western States began to agitate for annexation, and at the Democrat National Convention of 1844 it was declared that the U.S. had "clear and unquestionable" title to "the whole of the territory of Oregon."  The Party, referring to the parallel which formed the northernmost boundary of the Oregon Country, mad "Fifty-four forty or fight!" a campaign motto.  Polk was elected on the promise of obtaining it.  
"Negotiations were carried on, and at last it was decided to extend the frontier along the same line already dividing the two nations further east.  But the whole of Vancouver Island was conceded to the British; at its southern tip H.B.C. transferred its headquarters in the new settlement of Victoria.  McLoughlin ended his days in a mansion in Oregon City."  
To add insult to injury, his son John McLoughlin Jr. was murdered--his murderer acquitted for lack of evidence.  Also, one of Dr. McLoughlin's opponents succeeded in inserting a clause forfeiting his land claim in the Donation Land Claim Act of 1850.  He was, however, bestowed the Knighthood of St. Gregory by Pope Gregory XVI, and he is still a beloved historical figure to this day, known as "The Father of Oregon."  

Dr. John McLoughlin
That being said, the noble Dr. McLoughlin lost control of the domain.  He lost a war, not knowing the scope of the war he was fighting.  By not vetting who was coming into the territory, McLoughlin became easily subverted.  Was he surprised that the new non-Catholic American settlers began to show him hostility?  He fed the new masses from his hands, and in turn, they tried to cut his hands off.  This was sheer naivete.

Just as Maryland had failed to officially establish a religion, granting all incoming Protestants equality, so too did McLoughlin welcome all people with open arms.  Though he had a stern face, his actions were to the contrary.  But we've heard this kind of story before on The Hirsch Files.  As we discussed previously, in 1689 Maryland was settled by a majority of Protestants, and by 1690 the colony was taken over by the Protestant Association--a group that helped to make it illegal for Catholics to hold office.  It was in precisely this manner that the rug was pulled out from underneath McLoughlin.  He lost control, lost power, and became "a subject in the land he had once ruled so benevolently and so well."

Like the early Marylanders, McLoughlin was filled with ideology and utopian thoughts, lacking the necessary understanding of bureacratic warfare. His attempt to secure the area apart from the United States was too defensive and not aggressive enough.

If McLoughlin was to succeed, he should have flooded the territory with vetted subjects, rather than welcoming anyone and everyone. If Catholics are to hold onto any kind of territory in this world we live in, it is necessary for them to blatantly discriminate against all outsiders. As Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, "Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members." I would hasten to add that this is particularly true for Catholics.
Just can't cheer up.
If the people of the Catholic world want to have a place of their own with its own borders, its own power, and its own resources, then they simply are going to have to understand that the rest of the world has absolutely no intention of being nice to them.  

Apologists can cry and scream against tribalism and exclusivity all they want, but in the end, if we cannot keep the outside world away from the controls that belong to Catholics, then Christendom will be forever lost.  It takes both work and strength to not just gain a foothold, but also to keep it.    

Emerson also once wrote that "whoso would be a man must be a non-conformist."  I think that statement is all well and good.  However, I think the following applies much better to our circumstances:
"You better wake up. The world you live in is just a sugar-coated topping. There is another world beneath it. The real world. And if you want to survive it, you better learn to pull the trigger."


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Guest Post: Barbarians Will Solve Your Sterile Existence

Barbarians tearing down
the edifice of the West
Observe the picture on the left.  Take note of how the barbarians have defaced the Western art, and they are now subjugating the women violently, probably before killing them.

This work is done by a self-hating white man named Cleon Peterson, out of California.  In his art, it is clear that he has a subconscious desire for the destruction of white society.  In most of his work, there is always the theme of black male figures who mercilessly attack white figures.  Though victimized, the white figures are sometimes portrayed in a state of base depravity.

Always, the black figures are portrayed as victimizers of the whites.  In some artwork, the empowered black figures are even sometimes portrayed in uniforms, perhaps depicting the white abdication of power to a culture of people who hold a historical grudge.

Hardly ever do Peterson's works portray whites attacking the blacks.  Instead, it's always the blacks who attack and eviscerate whites, and sometimes each other.

Peterson has created his anti-Western art for such globalist figures as the Rothchilds, and his work is even featured on a mural beneath the Eiffel Tower in Paris.  I cannot think of any artwork more fitting for Paris, France, than something as insulting and obvious as this.

And so, with this week's theme of the West's own ceremonial suicide in mind, I would like to present this incredible article from Roosh, who has given me permission to repost it here on The Hirsch Files.

(And before you begin thinking this post is some sort of a white nationalist rant, I'd like to call to mind that Roosh is Armenian and Iranian, and that this is a commentary on Western culture as a whole.)

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The Barbarians Will Solve Your Sterile Existence  
By Roosh V

Why can't they be like us?
Why can't the Muslims, Africans, and Indians be more civilized like people in the West?  Why do they insist on endless breeding when their children have no chance of attending an Ivy League university? Isn’t there a way we can help them to see the light of civilization, rationale thinking, and clean hygiene? These are questions you may have asked at some point when looking down on the third-world barbarians, but from the perspective of nature, it’s not they who are the problem. We are the problem. We are the defects of nature that will be eradicated.

Nature does not care about education, “high quality” offspring, college degrees, equal rights, cleanliness, sustainability, philosophy, or the environment. It cares about fertility and might, and the species or race that is most fertile and most powerful will be rewarded with the bounty that the Earth provides. The people who are able to take over the planet in sheer numbers, regardless of their intelligence or manners, will come to rule the world, just like how homo sapiens came to overrun the more intelligent Neanderthals by breeding at a far superior rate. The most intelligent race on the planet can use their smarts to fortify themselves in caves as the more numerous barbarians take over the planet, even if they’re nothing more than mindless zombies.

Shall we be condemned for replacement?
Rational thinking from the enlightenment era, when taken to its logical end in proving that families, divinity, and traditional standards aren’t necessary, along with the notion that the individual is God, leads to the suicide of society. Rationale, in it’s beautifully cherished civilized form, leads to the end of any race who participates in it, while the stupid barbarians with IQs of 95 or lower, who follow a 1400-year-old book that implores them to conquer and chop off heads, continue to multiply and take over more lands.

We are the mistakes of nature. We are the grotesque. We have been condemned for replacement, forsaken by God for enabling over one billion abortions in just a few decades while we attempt to change the rules of nature, to declare man woman and woman man. Our goal is not one of spiritual enlightenment but of achieving the most vile feats of degeneracy.

Are we fated for destruction?
Because of our cultural and biological sterility, I believe we have been fated for destruction. Even though this end stares us right in the face, the best we can muster is a few rants on internet web sites, while the barbarians are raping, conquering, and breeding. I promise you they will win. History shows that the barbarians always win. They are the solution to a broken people. They faithfully worship their gods while we worship our Facebook likes and celebrities. We are so hopelessly sterile, so anti-life, that nature will celebrate when we are replaced by those who can barely read. But they will treasure the life of their kind, and that’s enough.

Even if we solve all the political problems of the day, and neutralize the most vulgar of our society, what are we left with? A shrinking population and citizens so atomized that they are even losing the ability to communicate with each other, who have to use computerized apps and alcohol to fornicate while the female is on sterility medication, which her parents awarded her upon turning 16 years old. Our punishment is coming. Lands of the West will be given away, and even if the barbarian horde can be beaten with technology, there will be a day where there’s no man left to stand against them to push the kill button. The barbarians will inherit the new world until they become civilized themselves and the cycle renews once more, like it has many times in the past.

Nature doesn’t care about your egalitarian laws or your superior IQ. It cares about reproduction and power, and what the barbarians lack in intelligence, they make up for in life energy. We are the anomalies, we are the mistakes, and unless we re-discover the ways of family, tradition, and God, we must be ready to accept the inevitable end, that it was us who became so weak as a people that we didn’t even bother having a gate, and that all the barbarians had to do was walk right in.

The West: an anomalous mistake?