The Trucker Convoy Shows that All Resistance to Liberal Rule is Deemed “Racist”Robert Hampton
The Freedom Convoy shows no signs of capitulation. The grassroots populist revolt against Canada’s oppressive COVID rules continues to gain support and draw concessions from government officials. It’s a pretty big white pill to see ordinary white people taking matters into their own hands and effectively practice peaceful civil disobedience. It’s making waves not only in Canada, but throughout the world.
That explains why the powers-that-be in Canada are so desperate to clamp down on the peaceful protesters. The government pressured GoFundMe into deplatorming the convoy’s funds over the asinine accusation that the protest has become an “occupation.” (Compare this to GoFundMe raising money for Black Lives Matter, antifa, and other violent Left-wing groups.) Ottawa declared a state of emergency over the terrifying protesters, who are mostly hosting dance parties and honking their horns. In response, the media and politicians are rushing to condemn every minor infraction committed by the protesters — which includes a few incidents where truckers have yelled at reporters and some sightings of the Confederate flag — as abominations in the eyes of the Canadian majority.
But what may be the anti-Convoy crowd’s favorite tactic is to call the truckers racist. There have been no actual signs of racism. The protest itself ostensibly has nothing to do with race; it’s about unfair government restrictions and ordinary people wanting to live their lives without interference. This isn’t a protest against mass immigration or non-white crime — even though Canadians should definitely consider a similar demonstration against their government’s insane open borders policy. But no the Convoy is only about COVID policy.
The mere sight of ordinary whites flouting their liberal overlords’ authority draws racist accusations. There has to be something deeply sinister about all these white truckers gathering together and not following the rules, after all. The honking may even be a neo-Nazi code. (Yes, people are seriously suggesting this.)
Justin Trudeau’s regime has long sought to portray those who oppose his COVID mandates as white supremacists. “Yes, there is a small, fringe element in this country that is angry, that doesn’t believe in science, that is lashing out with racist, misogynistic attacks, but Canadians, the vast majority of Canadians, are not represented by them,” Trudeau said last September. Canada’s “anti-hate” groups have long sought to discredit lockdown critics with the racist tag, and they have only increased their efforts with the trucker convoy’s arrival.
Canadian liberals manipulated Big Tech’s algorithms to further this impression. The massively unfunny hashtag “FluTruxKlan” trended on social media to mock the truckers as modern-day Klansmen. There have even been unsubtle political cartoons depicting the trucks in white robes and brandishing tiki torches.
The system propped up its black lawmakers as the main assault force against the the anti-lockdown truckers’ “racism.” The sight of a few Confederate flags inspired one black parliamentarian to melt down before his colleagues. “The Confederate flag is a symbol for slavery,” Liberal MP Greg Fergus said in the House of Commons. “Whips deformed Black bodies, forced labor, mangled limbs, torture almost always preceded lynchings.” He then claimed that there haven’t been enough denunciations of the Confederate flag among the truckers, saying that that “scares” him. He hysterically added that some Canadians apparently think that “I am not equal nor should I be free. This is why I celebrate black history, black Canadian history, every February and throughout the year.” The House clapped uproariously in response.
He later shared them on Twitter and urged Canada to “eradicate hate”:
As a Canadian, I stand for our freedom of speech, for our right to protest peacefully and respectfully. The only way to eradicate all forms of hate in our society is to not passively stand by when it happens. 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/Q7Kvg3Gexj
— Greg Fergus (@GregFergus) February 2, 2022
The entire Black Parliamentary Caucus in the House of Commons later joined with Fergus in demanding government action against these racist truckers. “The ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest became an opportunity for white supremacists and others with extreme and disturbing views to parade their odious views in public,” the caucus said in a press statement.
The caucus also called for the ban of “hateful” symbols so that a black person will never have to see the Confederate flag in the Great White North again. The black lawmakers further demanded a full investigation into the trucker convoy’s funding. They argue that the money may end up going to support “domestic white supremacist terrorism.” There was no evidence given for that claim, but there’s likely none needed. These are black lawmakers talking to cucked Canuck politicians, after all; their audience won’t question their arguments.
The caucus also insisted that the police are being too nice to the truckers and claimed they would have treated them harshly if they were non-white. Any observer who witnessed how the police allowed Black Lives Matter to rampage throughout North America less than two years ago knows that’s a lie, but the truth doesn’t matter to these folks.
The convoy’s whiteness has also been upheld as proof that it’s not a “real” trucker or working-class protest. Since Sikhs now make up a large share of truckers in Canada, their relative absence from the protest makes the participating truckers appear phony. If the truckers want to come across as a more “genuine” workers’ protest, they need more Sikhs!
Unfortunately, these arguments got under the skin of the convoy and its supporters. Now its few media allies spend all their time trying to find non-white faces among the demonstrations. The few blacks or Sikhs participating are quickly turned into the face of the convoy and paraded around as proof that it’s not racist. This is a sad tradition among conservatives: Any time liberals call them racist, they desperately hunt for a minority token to shield them from this terrifying insult.
The response they should give is simply to laugh at it. There’s nothing wrong with a protest being nearly all white. As the famous slogan says, “It’s okay to be white!” There’s no need to grovel or find artificial tokens to hide your whiteness. Embrace it and make your enemies writhe in their hate. A large number of white people at an event in a white-majority country should obviously not detract from any movement’s legitimate concerns.
The overwhelming whiteness of the convoy does prove that it is an implicitly white revolt, however, even if it has nothing to do with race or demographics. These are the people who built Canada. They’re tired of their government giving away their inheritance to the entire globe and taking their freedoms. They want their country back — and it starts with ending the mandates. Over time, maybe this movement can direct its energies into challenging Canada’s demographic nightmare. Donald Trump was able to channel the Tea Party’s energy into our issues; someone could do the same in Canada.
The racist accusations against the truckers prove how powerful this smear is and how flagrantly it is being used. Being labelled a racist is almost as bad as being a registered sex offender. (In some areas, that label is likely worse than being a registered sex offender.) That’s why conservatives — who are repeatedly called racists in spite of their protestations — flail about and resort to idiotic responses to this tactic. But everything they do only further supports the power of the smear. “We’re not racists, we love people of all colors!” And so on.
To eliminate the power of this slander, you have to mock it — and perhaps even jokingly embrace it. Show the regime that their words no longer matter. In the eyes of the system, all whites are racist. It’s time to let our people know that it’s okay to be white — and therefore to be racist as well.
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This is a little off topic but did anyone else see Dave Chappell protesting the construction of affordable housing being proposed in his small whitopia? It took place at city hall. The media never speculated on why he was against it.
The same thing is happening in my upscale suburban neighborhood in Southern California where I rent with 3 other roommates, which none of us could afford individually. There is a ‘welfare house’ going up just blocks from us — I recognize it as such by its ‘barracks’ architecture style. But what a waste for the County — the lot alone was at least $500K! Wasted taxpayer money for welfare queens.
I have noticed these structures going up ever where in Southern California. They always remind me of the fascist/communist style of architecture known as Brutalism. LOL They are, as Jim Goad “might” say, “Butt ugly”.
The Canadian truckers are part of a vanguard of freedom worldwide, a front against the sinister machinations of the Gates/Soros/Schwab axis. The truckers know something is not right about the vaccine and this whole supposed pandemic. Just like during Jan 6. the overwhelming power of united white people terrifies them. Godspeed to these truckers.
I’m no expert, but surely the protesters are going to win. What else can Trudeau do ? His approval rating is in the toilet, and if the government chooses to send it any military, it will only make their optics much worse and instead increase support for the convoy.
“Every minute I stay in this room, I get weaker, and every minute Charlie squats in the bush, he gets stronger”. Capt Willard.
Politicians no longer care about approval ratings because when they get voted out of office the next guy/gal will just keep doing the same thing the guy before did. The modern western politician is just a placeholder who does what his paymasters bid.
Sad but true.
I hope you are right Stephen, but ZMAN who is a very smart guy, thinks the government will win. He said so on his latest broadcast.
I haven’t been able to find a reliable source on what percentage of Canadian truckers are white versus how many are Sikh. In Toronto and Vancouver, it seems like the overwhelming majority of truckers are Sikh, but in the interviews I’ve seen from Ottawa, only the white truckers are protesting.
In Winnipeg, Sikh drivers probably aren’t a majority, but they are still heavily overrepresented.
They’ve cornered the taxi and driver training industries and are quite numerous as bus drivers too.
This is strange, considering they tend to be lousy drivers.
A Sikh hit my car when it was parked in the middle of my family’s driveway a few years back. Me and my friend were inside. Fortunately, none of us were hurt. The guy ran off but left his car and ID behind.
Some conservatives support immigration of these people and brag about them because they’re not as bad as Muslims.
Not being a Muslim is an incredibly low bar for immigration. We need higher standards than that, if we are to have immigration at all.
Good point about the lousy drivers. Brampton, which is Sikh majority, has by far the most traffic accidents per capita in Canada, and yet virtually all truckers in the GTA are Sikhs.
Great ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ clip on the convoy.
As the threats and desperation get louder.
We should never embrace the antiwhite slur “racist.” This will only empower a word that is already used to control the masses of white people. Never take on the names our enemies give us. The person who uses the slur to hurt and defame is antiwhite.
This 8:22 animation video is for all the dumbass Europeans aka White People who are going to watch the Super Bowl while their homelands from Europe to Australia are being invaded.
The Freedom Convoy is a great exercise in the propaganda of the deed.
Consider the claim that the trucker convoy is a manifestation of Implicit Whiteness. One can, therefore, conclude that Implicit Whiteness means:
– Spontaneously organizing for the cause of freedom …
– Not relying on subsidies from globalist elites to run your organization …
– Conducting protests which really are mostly peaceful (i.e., how many statues did the truckers tear down? How many stores did they loot? How many buildings did they set afire?) …
Is this the reason why hostile elites want to replace White people in their own countries: to remove the White demographic which is actively fighting for freedom? Implicit Whiteness means carrying on in the tradition of the Magna Carta, the European Enlightenment, the American Revolution.
In psychological warfare it’s vital to maintain the initiative. The trucker protest has seized that initiative via direct action and has thrown the Regime onto the defensive. In reaction, the elites go bonkers and trot out the tired old formula of screaming (yep) “racism.” But the tantrums are not working and only reveal the intellectual bankruptcy of the elites. People are taking note of the difference in the Regime reaction to the transnational (and hostile elite supported) rioting of 2020 and the Trucker Drive of 2022.
The trucker affair demonstrates (once again) that hostile elites can dish it out, but they can not take it. And it goes without saying that more actions of this sort should be in the works.
As for reports of the Confederate battleflags being spotted amongst the 18 wheelers: might ask why the mainstream media and posturing legislators have shown no similar pearl clutching over the leftist use of communist iconography (such as red flags and clenched fist salutes). After all, the communists brought back slavery via the Lenin-Stalin Gulag and Mao’s cultural revolution. So why not hold lawmakers to their own book of rules and demand they denounce communist icons? Perhaps one tactic is to double down on the proscribed iconography and drive those elites into total hysterical dysfunction.
Look at the 6 January 2021 MAGA occupation of the US Capitol, and the Yellow Vests protests in Europe. These actions also have been proclaimed to be “insurrections” by the Regime. Superficially, such claims are hyperbole, conflating civil disobedience with armed uprisings. But a point to be made is that there is in the works a transnational echelon national-populist rebellion against the globalist elites.
One thing to consider is networking the anti-Covid actions with the Yellow Vests, MAGA movement, and the emerging wave of national-populism. Gets back to making this a struggle for freedom. Show up the hostile elites as enemies of freedoms. Seize the initiative and frame the issue such that the Regime has to respond and be revealed as increasingly ridiculous. Fight globalism with transnational activism.
Lots of lessons learned playing out in the streets of Ottawa and points south. And to be applied, worldwide.
The reports of Confederate flags (as well as mainstream media claims of Nazi flags being seen) have been used as a convenient excuse to smear the protesters. Amnesty International (AI) Canada doesn’t comment on the extrajudicial and extralegal freezing of bank accounts of the protesters nor the human rights dilemma these measures bring about. The Secretary General of AI Canada Ketty Nivyabandi merely stated: “Amnesty International Canada is deeply troubled by the reports of violence, harassment, intimidation, and hate speech which have surfaced since January 29th. Nazi flags, Confederate flags, and other symbols of racism and hate exhibited have no room in peaceful protests. Equally concerning is the affiliation of some of the Convoy organizers with overtly racist, white supremacist groups.”
Amnesty International USA has ignored what is happening to the protesters. Human Rights Watch as well as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights don’t seem bothered enough to comment on the abuses of power by the Canadian government.
Glenn Greenwald’s latest video on the freezing of bank accounts is titled “Banishment from the Financial System: the War on Dissent”
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