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“I really lose patience with white upper-class libs” by Shadow

I really lose patience with white upper-class libs sometimes. Their constant whining about how much they hate their country and how oppressed they are is so unattractive because, whether it’s conscious or not, it comes across as pure ingratitude.

So many of our problems are caused by an abundance of choice. Where should I live? Where should I go to college? Who should I date? Who should I marry? Which dog do I adopt? Which job do I take? What kind of school should I send my children to? What should I buy my mother for Christmas? Which car should I buy? Which house should I buy? Which phone should I buy? Which movie should I spend my evening watching? What color should I paint my kitchen? Which fun, trendy restaurant should we eat at this Friday? Where should we go on vacation this summer?

So many of our day-to-day problems are actually caused by having things that even the most privileged people living hundreds of years ago could only dream of, and that millions today still don’t have.

Oh, no, my faucet that delivers safe, clean water to me whenever I want it is leaking!

Oh, no, my device that allows me access to knowledge and speed of communication that would have been unheard of a couple of decades ago isn’t working fast enough!

Oh, no, the subway is going too slow!

Oh, no, my favorite coffee shop out of the hundreds in my geographic area isn’t serving the pastry I want today! And in this day and age, we’re such spoiled brats that we hardly ever think about how lucky we are to just be living in the 21st century, where we’re even in a position to say we have these problems and dilemmas to begin with. 

I realize that we’re not wired to contextualize things to that degree and deep down, as much as we like to consider ourselves highly evolved and enlightened, we are still the centers of our own little universes and we’re still subject to whims and impulses but if we just tried a little harder for a little perspective it would bring us a great deal more happiness. 

One of the things that bothers me the most about our modern politics is how antithetical it all is to the project of human happiness. If we found the Good Life, we wouldn’t even be able to enjoy it because we’re constantly being distracted by something new to be outraged about and something new to complain about and there’s always some new object of hatred, that’s the most poisonous thing, we are constantly being driven to hate, and hate, no matter how good it might feel in the moment, is very, very antithetical to inner peace and happiness. 


^ I wrote the above a couple of months ago, put it in drafts, and forgot about it. But as I delved into the fantastic work that James Lindsay, an American hero, is doing to expose the dangerous Marxist roots of much of the cultural changes we’ve been witnessing over the past few decades, I learned that part of the neo-Marxist program is to produce exactly this effect. They want to induce resentment and dissatisfaction in the masses, so that they stop being comfortable with their relatively safe, relatively easy lives and become fodder for the Revolution.

They make young women think that they’re still in ever-present danger of living under an oppressive patriarchy. They make black people think that they’re still in ever-present danger of violence from white supremacists. They make gay people think that they’re in ever-present danger of being taken back to the 1950′s. They make atheists think they’re in ever-present danger of living under a regressive theocracy. They tell everybody that they’re in ever-present danger of living under fascism and that their society is forcing them to live a repressed, inauthentic life.

Meanwhile, funny enough, people are more likely to be oppressed, in constant threat of harm by the state, and forced to refrain from expressing their true selves under a leftist dictatorship! 

That’s one of the reasons the left is so abominably evil. Their whole project is creating human unhappiness to justify their pursuit of some pipe-dream utopia. When people say that just living a peaceful, quiet life is an act of resistance right now, it’s true. So do that.

From silver and silent by Shadow. Late 20’s. New York. Conservative. Christian. Cat mom. In addition to politics (consider yourself warned), you’ll find random things like pictures of food, hawks, and bookshelves, gifsets from the latest movies I’ve watched, etc.

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  • ghostsniper March 11, 2022, 8:06 AM

    [NOTE: by Anna Von Reitz]

    People keep wondering what to think about the situation in Ukraine. Many are still believing what they hear on the news.

    When the old Russian Federation broke up, and Russia released the Ukraine as an independent country it came with the proviso that if there was evidence of criminality, genocide, international threats to Russia on Ukrainian soil, etc. Russia could come back in and secure the situation. This is part of Russia’s obligation to the rest of the world as well as a matter of Russian security.

    So, Ukraine was free to be its own country, with the understanding that they were going to be good little international citizens. And if they got out of hand, Russia would come back in and clean things up.

    Following Ukrainian independence in 1991, the Usual Suspects piled on. It was like a gold rush. Drug smuggling. Human trafficking. Arms sales. Counterfeiting. Organ harvesting. Oil privateering. Every sordid nasty dirty business in the world was imported to Ukraine, by all the Agencies, the “US Corp”, the DOD, the Mobs of various nations, and associated corporations like Blackwater and Halliburton and on and on and on. All the Dirty Deal Guys showed up like gangbangers.

    And everyone including Russia just shook their heads. It was business as usual for the Ollie Norths of the world.

    Predictably, some Ukrainian oligarchs floated to the top of the cesspit and became politicians.

    The whole situation took an exponential leap downward during the Obama Administration, when Joe Biden and members of the US CONGRESS got involved in paying the oligarchs tons of helicopter money for their personal support on one hand, and taking billions out of the Ukrainian economy on the other.

    It was just a shameless wholesale sell out of Ukraine and the people of Ukraine. Their oil pillaged, their trade policies manipulated, their entire country opened up to every kind of vice, but the final straw was the DOD opening up over a dozen bioweapon laboratories in Ukraine.

    So, Russia invoked its treaty proviso and came in to clean the situation up and as Vladimir Putin said, “take the garbage out” — not because they wanted to spend all that money and risk their lives and take all the abuse that the propaganda machine can throw — but because otherwise, they’d have all those stockpiles of chemical and biological weapon on their back door step, along with all the other nastiness that was already going on.

    We have to note that Ukraine was a backup roosting place for the Vermin in the event that their plans for China didn’t work out to their liking, but China woke up and decided not to eat the tapeworm, which took that port in a storm off the table and put the pressure back on Ukraine.

    What Russia is doing is perfectly lawful and legal and unfortunate. Nobody wanted it to come to this, but at the same time, the people of Ukraine had lost control and the crime syndicates and NATO idiots were endangering everyone in the region. Russia had the proviso and they exercised it, and nobody can say that all those chemical and bioweapon laboratories and all the rest of it, were not sufficient provocation.

    Oh. Except for the feckless News Media in this country and the spokespersons for the Biden Administration. (Think about that as a Career Killer — spokesperson for the Biden Administration?) They like to endlessly repeat their little catch-phrase about “unprovoked attack by Russia” and shake their heads as if they just can’t imagine why Russia would do such a thing? They know why Russia did it. They are the reason. They created the problem that Russia is stuck cleaning up. Joe and Hunter Biden were in there, as we all know, influence peddling, and threatening, and paying off payola left and right. So was Nancy Pelosi’s son. So was Mitt Romney’s son. Half a dozen members of Congress were directly up to their tidy whities in it, robbing the people of Ukraine, stealing “foreign aid”, etc., etc., etc. Yet, here are the Arch-Hypocrites, attempting to blame Russia for cleaning up their mess? Rich, isn’t it? I am ashamed to be from the same part of the world as Biden, Pelosi, and Romney. I am frustrated that people are still mistaking America for “the US” corporation cesspool. And most of all I am tired and anxious and shouting for the American people to wake up! We all wish that Ukraine could have and would have found the means to establish a strong and moral government for itself back in 1991, but we see what happened instead. They became a resource for pirates, endangered themselves, and by letting the crooks including DOD and NATO run rampant, they were also endangering the rest of the world. Tough as it is, say, aye, Vladimir Putin. Thank you, Russia. And to the people of Ukraine, we know you are, for the most part, innocent victims of the oligarchs and their western Sugar Daddies. Make it easy on yourselves. Stay home and step back. Let Russia clean out the Vermin for you. You’ll be glad you did. If the US/Ukrainian oligarchy had been allowed to continue, the vicious animals would have come in and used a pretext to engage in war on your beautiful land. They would have done what they did in Iraq and polluted it will dirty bombs and dirty artillery shells and ruined your land for farming for generations. Then they would have gone home and jerked up the price of food for everyone ten times over, because your produce, your wheat, and everything else wouldn’t be there to compete against them. These mean and diabolical criminals always have ten axes to grind. They always figure to win, if not one way, then by another. Take it from the Americans. We’ve been dealing with them for 160 years. We know what they do. We know how they think. And you are all better off letting Vladimir Putin take out the garbage for you. Believe it or not.


    • Rocky March 11, 2022, 4:08 PM

      Be gentle, Vanderleun!
      The only things that Ghost posts that make any kind of sense are the ones that he cuts & pastes.
      At least it’s better than the usual lying and bragging.

  • Anonymous White Male March 11, 2022, 8:20 AM

    “Their whole project is creating human unhappiness to justify their pursuit of some pipe-dream utopia.”

    Or to put it in a more hypocritical, absurdist way:

    “Their whole project is creating human unhappiness now to justify happiness in the future.”

    All the current scams seem to pursue some nebulous objective that “will” occur in the future if things aren’t done now. Forget the fact that no one EVER goes back to check and see if their miraculous cure prevented the disease, or spawned an even worse one.

  • John Venlet March 11, 2022, 8:24 AM

    Well, even with all the madness swirling around us, and the hate fest’s continued searching for something new to hate, I’m having a wonderful day. It snowed a touch last night, and I just shoveled St. Stephen Parish sidewalks and walkways, there’s a bit of sun breaking through the clouds, now, and I’m sitting in my reading chair with my dog, Elsa, curled up on her bed at my side. My children are healthy, as are my grandchildren, and my 7 other brothers and sisters. My blessings overflow, and I pray the same blessings for all who frequent these pages, even the trolls. This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

    • Terry March 11, 2022, 8:52 AM

      Thank you John. I plan on just absorbing a bit of sun between clouds today.

      The snow is almost gone and some green is appearing to welcome spring.

    • Mike Austin March 11, 2022, 9:39 AM

      I do not—and will never—understand pessimism, unhappiness, wallowing in self-pity, boredom, loneliness and those who work to make themselves miserable. Every day is a gift and a blessing—even here in Oklahoma City, which is covered in snow and prevents me from doing 16 miles on my bike. I hate snow. Oh well, guess I’ll spend the day in reading, cooking, indoor exercise, music and writing.

      Damn, I love being alive!

      • rocdoctom March 11, 2022, 10:38 AM

        I’m in Tulsa and we got some snow last night and this morning. I love snow and am the neighborhood shoveler. Task completed and I’m ready for a cigar and a beer.

  • Casey Klahn March 11, 2022, 9:04 AM

    Shadow is one of these young white female “libs” who wander off the reservation by thinking things out for themselves. She observes ingratitude (to say the least) among her social circle in NY, and she calls it out. Doesn’t she know there’s a camp waiting for her kind? For the benefit of the low-performing reader, I am speaking of the kind of camp the Left is designing for those who don’t support the global narrative. Like a Covid Camp, only more like a gulag.

    Ghost, with all respect, you deny all sources save a few that support your narrative, and call that being wise. Then, you have this idea that Russia has assurances for Ukraine’s behavior and they amount to license to kill. In point of fact, Russia bullies it’s neighbors (I’ve seen it first hand). Your comment lacks any context of what Russia does besides Ukraine. BTW, the current regime in Ukraine (as of this hour) is the anti-corruption regime. However, arguing Ukraine corruption is like arguing gravity and water – it’s fruitless. Biden/Obama: always on the swindle and Russia-lovers of the first order. You forget that the Left was all in with Russia (Bernie shirtless singing the Soviet anthem instead of romancing his new bride) until they needed a cudgel against Trump.

    Ukraine can eat Russian infants, and Russia can make a road for the second coming of Christ, and still there isn’t going to be a profile of world powers where Russia is the good guy. That doesn’t make Ukraine the good guy, but they are the guy fighting Russia alone. hmmmm. Sometimes the plain reading is the closest one to the truth.

    You’re absolutely right that CBS, MSBS-NBC, CNN, Reuters, the NYTimes, BBC – they are all so full of shit that they squeak. However, with enough data accumulated from every and any source, the evidence is that Russia bites logs of feces when it comes to military prowess. Which, incidentally, is what I said when the war started. Actually, I said it a few days before the war started.

    How did I get to this estimate? Reading Russia’s field manuals, and watching their actions at war in Georgia, Syria, Afghanistan, WWII, Finland, etc. They suck at the offense and it’s very plain to see, and yet they talk the exact opposite. It’s unseemly braggadocio on their part.

    The Rooskies will rape Kiev now, and topple the current government (unless it goes into a useless exile), but they will not obtain their larger goal of improved hegemony in central and eastern Europe. In fact, the opposite is already happening. Probably Putin will lose power, if not his whole office.

    • ghostsniper March 11, 2022, 9:21 AM

      Casey, one more time, TURN OFF THE DAM TV.
      Jeez dood, it’s embarrassing.
      Your rant above is straight off the CNN crawler, what Putin will do, how Russia thinks, so I’m surprised you didn’t cite unnamed sources and throw in a couple of “alleges”.

      Look, I flip rocks and see what’s underneath and if I see something interesting I’ll mention it here. If you don’t like it, don’t look.

      As far as my narrative goes in this subject matter, it’s the same as it’s been for many years. And it’s indisputable. The US gov’t is the largest criminal enterprise the world has ever known and there is not one goddam thing it has ever done that was not predicated upon that fact. It’s very existence is foundationed in massive crime. So no, I cannot support it in anything at all, ever. You, however, for reasons I cannot imagine, seem ready to kneel at the drop of a (lying) hat for anything US military – the point on the criminal spear. shrug…whatever dood.

      • KCK March 11, 2022, 9:58 AM

        ^ Vietnam Syndrome ^

        Fight the next war, not one from the distant past.

      • Rocky March 11, 2022, 4:31 PM

        Wow Ghostboy,
        Attacking the other posters here (whom, by the way have VALID and INTELLIGENT points and info) really isn’t helping whats left of your “social status.”
        Its bad enough that you brag, lie, and verbally attack others with infantile “that doods a fag” type of insults, but now insisting that you know what’s best (and claiming “it’s indisputable”) for others is a bit too far-reaching for most human tolerance endurance levels.

        You have a First Amendment right. So don’t think that makes it anyone’s “right” to verbally abuse everyone you communicate with.

        • ghostsniper March 11, 2022, 6:07 PM

          pedo trolls back
          just can’t stay away, keeps coming back for more

    • James ONeil March 11, 2022, 11:08 AM

      Yep, when I saw it as Russia attacking poor little Ukraine, I could understand your POV Casey.

      However now I see it as Russia attacking The New World Order, them there ‘you’ll own nothing and be happy folks, you must accept and obey, folks’, and while the enemy of my enemy ain’t necessarily my friend, he’s still the enemy of my enemy.

      • James ONeil March 11, 2022, 11:52 AM

        Let me rephrase that; I see it as the New World Order, them there ‘you’ll own nothing and be happy folks, you must accept and obey, folks’ attacking Russia.

        • KCK March 11, 2022, 12:13 PM

          The NWO is plenty dangerous, and I’d say as existential a threat as Soviet Communism ever was. But you can’t have party A attack Party B, and say it’s Party B doing the attackin’. I mean, you can say that, but it’s convoluted.

          I’m rather more disinterested than one may think, BTW. I like seeing Russia trip over its own spurs – that is funny. I like the underdog profile of Ukrainians. I hate with passion the Monetary Fund and it’s commie/totalitarian plans for my money and my ownership.

          One must admit, the profile of NATO has doubled in the past 2 weeks. It went from an adversary of Russia to, now, so much strength it dominates Russia. Quit a profound change.

    • james wilson March 11, 2022, 3:11 PM

      If all that you believe about contemporary Russia is true that would not unsettle my opinion, which is that Russia is climbing out of a sewer and we are descending into one. The present American ruling class is the greater danger to myself, America, and the world. It’s been a long ride from top to bottom, a century, or a century and one half depending on one’s level of Lincoln love. Yet Russia had already been trapped at the bottom for several generations. Russia may or may not find it’s way, but because it relied on brute force instead of pure deception it never become so sophisticated, manipulative, or intelligent as the entities that rotted America.

      Putin seeks to keep Nato, the shell of Nato, and the idea of Nato out of Eastern Europe, an American promise made post-USSR and quickly broken. He only needs to do this in Ukraine to accomplish this. As intended and unintended consequences spill out of this can of worms the one that stands out to me is that the de-dollarization of the world currency and all that entails is a ball that has now begun rolling. There is nothing so damaging to the Great Reset than that.

      Possibly without exception all my enemies support Ukraine in this play, and are demonstrating, once again, how to re-form public opinion on a massive scale.

      • ghostsniper March 12, 2022, 8:29 AM


  • Love It Or Leave It March 11, 2022, 2:47 PM

    Saw a great Matt Walsh tweet saying the same thing and calling them lower than low ungrateful brats.
    Airports, train stations, ports, highways are open, GTFO if you hate America so much.
    Soy bugpeople who support the latest thing while raging on behalf of the machine or the ultimate LARP poseurs.

  • Dirk March 12, 2022, 6:21 AM

    And some of us could care less. Sorry, just can’t get interested in another political war. Seems the political class is quickly becoming out of fashion.

  • Double XX March 12, 2022, 7:23 AM

    John Venlet; for a small taste of common sense. THANKS!!!

    • Gnawbone Jack March 12, 2022, 3:42 PM

      I too would like to thank John for his refreshing comment; it’s often the last line in my daily journal entry.

    • Bill Nissen March 13, 2022, 4:47 AM