As the Poet
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind
Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness
grinds He all.
quarter-century ago (aargh!)
published The Patriot Game,
of the Canadian polity. At last, it appears the
development he predicted is being implemented in the
“…the Tories may be finally resorting to the strategy
by political scientist
Brimelow in 2005: `While
of every major government decision … the natural
conservative tendencies of [English Canada]
will continue to be frustrated. For the Canadian Right,
the road to power lies not through
five years, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has
disregarded this advice and courted the
surprise that in 2011 the Tories are setting their
Who needs Quebec?
National Post , Mar. 29, 2011
What Brimelow saw was that the much-vaunted
which under the
leftist Pierre Trudeau
caused a wholesale eradication of much-loved English
(including links with the U.K), and the imposition of
an absurd policy of bilingualism,
was a fraud. It was simply a deal whereby the Canadian
in Canadaspeak) Left bought the electoral support of the
large but intensely parochial population of Francophone
in the Province of Quebec.
The result has been the
plundering and oppression of the Anglophone segment of
the use of English was
repressed in Quebec through provincial legislation.
The parallel with
Left seeks to rule through a coalition of minorities, to
oppress and plunder the historic American nation –
a.k.a. Whites. Initially, of course, the strategy was
less blatant because of the size of the non-white
population. But the 1965 Immigration Act is fixing that.
The indicated response is the same: unify and mobilize
the Anglophone/White vote. At VDARE.com we choose to
call it the
To say the Patriot
Game analysis was before its time is an
understatement. It was greeted with a
combination of incredulity and rage
when Brimelow published
Alien Nation in the U.S.
But after about 15 years a politician emerged who made
it his business to merge the scattered English-Canadian
Quite early on he was
reported to have been influenced by
Since 2006 he has been Prime Minister of Canada,
although never with a majority in Parliament.
As the 2010 Congressional elections
just because a
certain coalition wins power for someone
does not mean its requirements will be respected. Harper
has compiled a contemptible record, doing nothing about
anti-Free Speech laws,
conniving at continued
massive third-world immigration
and, of course, as Tasha Kheiriddin notes, pathetically
pandering to Quebec.
In this, he unquestionably was following the preferences
of the Ontario Establishment, who play a similar
corrupting function as the
Inside the Beltway
crowd in American affairs.
But it hasn`t worked!
And apparently Harper has drawn sensible conclusions.
Kheiriddin reports in
Apr 1, 2011 (Note the Ontario Establishment hostile spin
on the headline).
Conservatives seem to be writing off
in this election. Quebecers are frankly puzzled by this;
it flies in the face of the usual coziness displayed
toward the province at voting time.
is consistent with the Plan B approach the Tories seem
to be adopting in their quest for a majority: go around
not through it. By appearing almost anti-Quebec, they
actually shore up their support in
parts of the country who have little regard
for la belle province.” [Links
In a fairly democratic state, just as in a fairly free
market, eventually the public`s needs are
accommodated—or to put it another way, eventually the
major fault lines show up. Peter Brimelow`s
first major piece on immigration
was published in 1992 and
in 1995. VDARE.com has stressed the political
consequences of the immigration deluge from
political system appears
less flexible than Canada`s
and there is some reason to believe the leaders of the
other side here are more
These things take time.
But on the Canadian showing, with the Anglophone/Quebec
servitude perhaps ending, we can look forward to an
important and interesting Presidential year in 2016.