“What paleoconservatism tries to tell Americans is that the dominant forces in their society are no longer committed to conserving the traditions, institutions, and values that created and formed it, and, therefore, that those who are really conservative in any serious sense and wish to live under those traditions, institutions, and values need to oppose the dominant forces and form new ones.”
He was THE enemy of the Neo-Cons, describing them as ‘crypto-Trotskyites.’ Francis was very disdainful of the ‘movement conservatives’ who allowed the Neo-Cons to take over their movement and the Republican Party without a fight, let alone a shot being fired. Though too much a Southern gentleman to use the apt term ‘pussy’ in public, that’s no doubt how he felt.
Along with his good friend Pat Buchanan and the late Robert Novak, Sam Francis was one of the few conservative voices to oppose the War Against Iraq. He termed the war illegitimate.
The Web site of Sam Francis proclaimed that he wrote about terrorism, race, immigration, education and other issues that “no other nationally syndicated columnist, left or right, would touch.” Without apology, he opposed immigration, multiculturalism, miscegnation, et al. His column on the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1954 decision mandating integration termed the ruling as “the most dangerous and destructive Supreme Court decision in American history.”
A 1994 speech before the American Renaissance Conference caused him to be fired by the “Washington Times” newspaper. But he said what he believed. He linked American success with European demographics; he called for Eurocentrism.
In practical terms, he called for:
1) a long-term moratorium on all immigration,
2) the withdrawal of the federal government from involvement in all racial issues, and
3) the repeal of all federal laws and court decisions (including the civil-rights laws of the 1960s and the rulings of the Warren Court) that authorize such involvement.
Sam Francis opposed the New World Order and advocated AMERICA FIRST! bumper stickers be plastered all over hell. And, sorry libertarians, Dr. Francis argued that defense of capitalism was NOT a conservative issue.
The last column of Sam Francis, published January 27, 2005, lambasted Dubya’s Second Inaugural Address, accusing Bush of “pop idealism.” He attacked Bush for being identical with liberalism and allowing Neo-Cons to swallow up his administration. (I equated it with the monster from the movie “Alien.”)
Dr Samuel T Francis passed February 15, 2005 after unsuccessful surgery to repair an aneurysm on his aorta. He was only 57.
The man had balls.