On Saturday, June 3, Robert Whitaker passed away in his sleep at the age of 76. His life should be commemorated by White Nationalists and the Alt Right given that he was one of the first to articulate white grievances against enforced multiculturalism in a way equal and opposite to how non-whites have always complained about whites. A palecon’s paleocon, Whitaker could be placed alongside Wilmot Robertson as an underground torch-bearer of white interests during the 1970s and 1980s. Most recently, however, he was best-known for his aborted presidential run in 2015 with the American Freedom Party, as well as his mantra, “anti-racist is a code word for anti-white,” which caused many people to think about white genocide and to become conscious of the anti-white racism of our establishment elites.
As a young man, Whitaker studied economics at the University of Virginia and eventually gravitated towards political activism. Early on, he seemed to share the same frustrations that people on the Right have with conservatives today. In his 1976 book A Plague on Both Your Houses, Whitaker takes a nigh-Marxist approach to historical American power structures and effectively skewers both Right and Left. The Left he describes as “the education-welfare establishment,” which is essentially an alliance of the upper-crust, academia, the media, and ambitious non-whites of all shades and colors. This coalition makes up what Whitaker calls the third great oligarchy of American history, and maintains itself by exploiting the white working and middle classes. Sadly, so little of this has changed since 1976. Much like the twenty-first century Alt Right, Whitaker ripped the conservatives of his day for providing ineffectual resistance to what he sarcastically referred to as the “human betterment industry.” Included among these conservatives was budding Republican star Ronald Reagan.
Oddly enough, the book’s publisher, Robert Luce, also published the very liberal New Republic, and its Foreword was written by National Review publisher William Rusher.
Like Marx, Whitaker makes class struggle the main focus of A Plague on Both Your Houses. In so doing, he aims the Left’s own cannons against it. This turned out to be a recurring theme throughout Whitaker’s life, and in 1976, he was just getting started.
After a stint on Capitol Hill, Whitaker edited the 1982 volume The New Right Papers, a collection of essays detailing the populist surge upon which Reagan rode into the White House. Again, Whitaker foreshadows our current troubles (and successes) and proves that he had a strong grasp on the whys and wherefores of America’s decline. In the same way that the modern Alt Right bypasses the Left-dominated media via the Internet, conservative strategist Richard Viguerie describes doing the same in pre-digital times through direct mail (Senator Jesse Helms was an ace at that as well). An essay by Rusher also makes an appearance, outlining how white blue-collar voters turned on the Democrats in the 1980 election and became “Reagan Democrats.”
Of course, the book wouldn’t be a characteristic Whitaker product without due criticism of conservatives. It is remarkable how his complaints echo the Alt Right’s today. According to Whitaker, the Republicans failed to keep the initiative after Reagan’s victory because they kept placing a greater emphasis on libertarian economics than on the pain and damage caused by forced racial integration and the erosion of the traditional American culture and character. In his essay, “Societal Property Rights,” Whitaker describes how the New Right, as he called it, considered the makeup of a society to be every bit as crucial for its success as economic factors.
The “makeup of a society” essentially means its racial makeup, although the authors don’t explicitly state this in the book. One does not have to overtly mention race when asserting that “demographics is destiny.” We all know what it means, and Whitaker did too.
Whitaker served until 1985 in the Reagan Administration’s Office of Personnel Management. Afterward, he focused on propagating his own take on American politics as an activist, writer, and eventually a blogger.
In Whitaker’s obituary, the Southern Poverty Law Center called him a “far-right propagandist” who was “linked to radical, often racist, populist campaigns for most of his career.” It goes on to say:
He once claimed to have had a swastika poster on his wall when he was young to protest desegregation. In fact, his advocacy of segregation and racist ideology seems rooted in his opposition to America’s early civil rights struggles.
Again, Robert Whitaker foreshadowed the future, both in word and in deed. He also never shied away from controversy.
Younger readers will be most familiar with Whitaker through his mantra, which first appeared on his blog in 2006, and then later on the National Vanguard Internet forum. Along with David Lane’s “14 Words,” Whitaker’s mantra gives a voice to the dispossessed majority and turns the tables on the Leftist elites who would like to dispossess them into oblivion. Very few were talking about white genocide before Whitaker.
Here is his mantra, word for word, and if there is a single thing white people can take from the life of Robert Whitaker, this is it:
ASIA FOR THE ASIANS, AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS, WHITE COUNTRIES FOR EVERYBODY!
Everybody says there is this RACE problem. Everybody says this RACE problem will be solved when the third world pours into EVERY white country and ONLY into white countries.
The Netherlands and Belgium are just as crowded as Japan or Taiwan, but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve this RACE problem by bringing in millions of third worlders and quote assimilating unquote with them.
Everybody says the final solution to this RACE problem is for EVERY white country and ONLY white countries to “assimilate,” i.e., intermarry, with all those non-whites.
What if I said there was this RACE problem and this RACE problem would be solved only if hundreds of millions of non-blacks were brought into EVERY black country and ONLY into black countries?
How long would it take anyone to realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem. I am talking about the final solution to the BLACK problem?
And how long would it take any sane black man to notice this and what kind of psycho black man wouldn’t object to this?
But if I tell that obvious truth about the ongoing program of genocide against my race, the white race, Liberals and respectable conservatives agree that I am a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.
They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-white.
Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white.