the japanese ARE raping and pillaging!

we all KNEW they would turn out to be just like the haitians or the nawlanders!

well, suzanne goldenberg and her paper, the guardian, did anyway:

“‘It’s only natural that people get frustrated,’ said Yoshinori Sato, a spokesman for the [Ishinomaki] city council. ‘It’s because of the stress. People are hungry and frustrated. I’ve heard about people screaming and fighting over food.’

“There have been instances of looting at supermarkets and liquor stores. Sato had also heard reports about a stabbing and a rape in the town. ‘In some cases there were houses that were half-destroyed, and people would go in and look for anything they could find to use or to eat,’ he said….

“Several evacuees, as well as people still living in the rubble of their homes, reported that a burglar had been stabbed during a robbery. There were also reports of a sexual assault. Their accounts could not be confirmed as the local police post has been destroyed. But the sense of fear is real.

“Suzuki was burgled while he was in the house. The barber had gone back to pick up some belongings and check on the family shrine. In the short time he was there, a thief climbed up the ladder through which Suzuki entered his home and made off with his bank card and cheque book.

“‘I totally lost trust in everyone,’ Suzuki said. ‘My sense of trust is as badly destroyed as this landscape.’

“He is convinced, though, that the thieves had to be from outside the neighbourhood. ‘I was born and raised here and grew up here,’ he said. ‘I know everyone here.’

“Those bonds are what have sustained people since the tsunami: sharing food and water, and whatever warm clothes they can salvage from their homes….”

yup! see! events in japan unfolding juuuuust like they did in haiti and nawlins and pakistan.

there was (maybe) one rape!! and (maybe) one burglar stabbed!!

see!! it’s just like when hordes of criminals rampaged through the streets of port-au-prince with machetes, looting and raping all the women in sight! or just like when nawlanders looted necessary, survival items like tvs from best buy! it’s just the same! really!

thank GOD the guardian is there in japan to report on this for us!


previously: on the non-violent japanese of today

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hbd realism – a little anecdotal evidence

a couple of weeks ago, steve sailer asked Is there a Silent but Sensible Majority anymore? the inductivist (here) and the audacious (here and here) came up with evidence that suggests (alas, alack) no — at least, or especially, not amongst younger folks.

coincidentally, over christmas i discovered during a discussion that about half of my extended family are hbd-realists! i really had no idea! guess my family is just as odd as me. (~_^) (i come from a working-class background, btw. altho we’ve always kept the butter in the refrigerator.)

long story short, i found that one of my two parents, almost all of my aunts and uncles present (half of the total), and a majority of my cousins present (again, about half of the total in my family), all believe that “everybody is NOT the same” (direct quote from one of my aunts, her emphasis). following the patterns found by the inductivist and the audacious, more of the older folks in my family believe in hbd as opposed to the younger ones.

the discussion hadn’t centered around blacks but, rather, immigrants.

in a comment on the inductivist’s site, hail said:

“The easy criticism, as always, is that ‘this is what people say they think, not what they really think.’ Politely-PC Answers are more common in 2010 than 1977, of course.

“If you can find some hard data on what people do (rather than say), now that’s interesting. Black-white housing segregation, higher or lower in 2010 than in 1977?”


interestingly, and amusingly, two of my family members (one cousin and one of my parents) who are the most politically correct also lead lives that are the most separated from reality.

my one parent, who doesn’t like the recent arizona immigration bill because police might unfairly stop mexican-looking people (*facepalm*), lives in a gated community — really — and there are ONLY white folks living there. (not that there’s anything wrong with that, but then at least admit that you’re a waaaycist! *facepalm*) some mexican-looking people cut the grass, of course.

and my one cousin who believes “all people are the same” lives in a very nice neighborhood and sends her kids to a very expensive, private prep-school. of course she has to (claim to) believe that everybody is the same ’cause she wanted to move up out of the working class and get her kids into the upper-classes. and, so far, she’s succeeding. (yay for some of my genes! i guess.)

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oh, honestly!

boingboing gushes:

“Inside the Bronx high school [Bronx High School of Science] that produced seven Nobel-winning physicists—despite having sub-standard physics education while most of them were in school. According to this article, what the Bronx High School of Science lacked in specific-subject resources, it made up by creating an engaging environment that got kids excited about science, in general, both in and out of the classroom.”

never mind that 6 of the 7 are/were ashkenazi jews!:

Leon N. Cooper
Sheldon L. Glashow
Steven Weinberg
Melvin Schwartz
Russell A. Hulse (not jewish)
H. David Politzer
Roy J. Glauber


the pc-left is so clueless.

see also “bronx physics.” and here.

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