What is the Alt-right? - P.O.W. Report

Monday, October 3, 2016

What is the Alt-right?

[Originally Published for SitNews]

One of the things that I pride myself on is the fact that I try and provide my readers the cutting edge commentary on politics, culture, and technology. If you read me regularly you will glean brilliant gems weeks if not months before the mainstream media does.

I love politics (I did major in Political Science and worked for the Legislature after all), so when I started hearing about "the Alt-Right" I had to find out what it is and do the research that the Main Stream Media will not.

My impression is that the Alt-Right will not be going away after the Presidential Election and it will become the new political party and ideology in America superseding "Conservatives" and "Libertarians." After doing quite a bit of research, here are 16 points that are universally agreed upon by this new political movement:
The Alt Right is of the political right in both the American and the European sense of the term. Socialists are not Alt Right. Progressives are not Alt Right. Liberals are not Alt Right. Communists, Marxists, Marxians, cultural Marxists, and neocons are not Alt Right.

The Alt Right is an ALTERNATIVE to the mainstream conservative movement in the USA that is nominally encapsulated by Russell Kirk's 10 Conservative Principles, but in reality has devolved towards progressivism. It is also an alternative to libertarianism.

The Alt Right is not a defensive attitude and rejects the concept of noble and principled defeat. It is a forward-thinking philosophy of offense, in every sense of that term. The Alt Right believes in victory through persistence and remaining in harmony with science, reality, cultural tradition, and the lessons of history.

The Alt Right believes Western civilization is the pinnacle of human achievement and supports its three foundational pillars: Christianity, the European nations, and the Graeco-Roman legacy.

The Alt Right is openly and avowedly nationalist. It supports all nationalisms and the right of all nations to exist, homogeneous and unadulterated by foreign invasion and immigration.

The Alt Right is anti-globalist. It opposes all groups who work for globalist ideals or globalist objectives.

The Alt Right is anti-equalitarian. It rejects the idea of equality for the same reason it rejects the ideas of unicorns and leprechauns, noting that human equality does not exist in any observable scientific, legal, material, intellectual, sexual, or spiritual form.

The Alt Right is "scientody". It presumptively accepts the current conclusions of the scientific method (scientody), while understanding a) these conclusions are liable to future revision, b) that scientistry is susceptible to corruption, and c) that the so-called scientific consensus is not based on scientody, but democracy, and is therefore intrinsically unscientific.

The Alt Right believes identity > culture > politics.

The Alt Right is opposed to the rule or domination of any native ethnic group by another, particularly in the sovereign homelands of the dominated peoples. The Alt Right is opposed to any non-native ethnic group obtaining excessive influence in any society through nepotism, tribalism, or any other means.

The Alt Right understands that diversity + proximity = war.

The Alt Right doesn't care what you think of it.

The Alt Right rejects international free trade and the free movement of peoples that free trade requires. The benefits of intranational free trade is not evidence for the benefits of international free trade.

The Alt Right believes we must secure the existence of white people and a future for white children.

The Alt Right does not believe in the general supremacy of any race, nation, people, or sub-species. Every race, nation, people, and human sub-species has its own unique strengths and weaknesses, and possesses the sovereign right to dwell unmolested in the native culture it prefers.

The Alt Right is a philosophy that values peace among the various nations of the world and opposes wars to impose the values of one nation upon another as well as efforts to exterminate individual nations through war, genocide, immigration, or genetic assimilation.

TL;DR: The Alt Right is a Western ideology that believes in science, history, reality, and the right of a genetic nation to exist and govern itself in its own interests. (From Voxday)

Alaska is generally pretty insulated from political and cultural waves that come and go in the Lower 48. However, it is hard not to notice the "Identity Politics" that are happening nation-wide from Black Lives Matter, the Bernie Sanders movement, to "Social Justice". In response to these the Alt-Right was born. While it may be easy to discount this movement by the older-generations as a joke---make no mistake---the Millennials and Generation Z (who are the most polarized and anti-government generations in modern history) have already started to co-opt this movement. They have done this by using 'memes' and politically incorrect humor:

"Pepe" the face of the Alt-right movement

"Harambe" is another Alt-right symbol

It's only a matter of time before someone officially runs under the third party of "the Alt-Right". The question is, "Where and Who?"

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