The John Randolph Club comes to town and makes the right look left
George Bush, Pat Robertson, Ku Klux Klan, kindly step to the left where you belong, the Paleoconservatives are coming to town to set things right.
It's the 15th annual meeting of the John Randolph Club, an elite sub-group of the ultra right-wing sector the Rockford Institute, which publishes a magazine, Chronicles.
Yes, Thomas Fleming, former Austin banker David Hartman, and ethnic cleansing advocate Srdja Trifkovic will bring their own brand of beer hall conservativism to the Menger Hotel, adjacent to the Alamo, November 12 and 13, to discuss "The Enemies of the West, from the Alamo to Kosovo."
It's to be a weekend of "oratory, spirited debate, and conviviality," says the Randolph Club's Web pages at www.chroniclesmagazine.org, along with "themes ranging from the "culture war to states' rights," and a formal debate, ending with a "songfest around the piano, during which all of the old ballads they no longer teach in America's schools are revived," way down South, here in the land of cotton.
"We provide a forum for candid discussion of major cultural and political issues in the United States today," says spokesman Christopher Check. "The qualities and principles of early Texans who displayed a willingness to die for the political principle of self-government, something we also cherish, as being threatened not only from abroad, but from within."
"The Bush administration is bent on being an empire, not a republic, and there are consequences for the republic at home," he adds. "An empire ultimately destroys itself. We see the heroes of the Alamo as dying for principles that we hold dear."
The club is named in honor of John Randolph of Roanoke, Virginia, who served in the U.S. Congress in the early 1800s during the Andrew Jackson administration. (Remember the Trail of Tears?) "I am an aristocrat. I love liberty. I hate equality," was Randolph's most famous quote. He stood against the states rights' and the federalist advocates in American government. He once owned a 5,000-acre plantation, with hundreds of African slaves, and was said to have hated slavery (but you gotta make a living somehow).
"They are mostly Southern agrarians, old segregationists, and former poll watchers for George Wallace," says Ed Sebesta, a Dallas-area engineer who researches "upper-class hate groups." He says the conference will be about an "anti-Muslim, anti-Hispanic movement in Texas. They want ordered liberty, on a medieval model. To them, the Renaissance was a bad thing. These are the remnants of people who weren't happy with what happened after the year 1250. They are well-spoken, even charming. These guys are in the political system, in the Republican party, newspaper columnists, university professors, and they have a public influence."
On www.vdare.com, Chronicles author Sam Francis wrote that immigration leads to "extinction of the traditional culture and heritage of the nation that welcomes the immigrants. The real danger of (ethnic) diversity is that it makes the nation itself incoherent."
The John Randolph Club is coming to town, not to tout the merits of a return to Christendom as it was after the collapse of the Roman Empire, nor to reinstate slavery or take away women's right to vote, but to alert the world that San Antonio will be the next Kosovo, Yugoslavia, where Slobodon Milosevich and his cronies practiced ethnic cleansing against the immigrant Muslim population.
This time, it's the immigrants who cross our southern borders in droves, and who someday will rise against the "indigenous" whites in Texas, and reclaim the New Philippines for México - or even the king of Spain. You've been warned. •
By Michael Cary