The Fatherland Betrayed by The Republic

Jean Raspail*

(Translated from the French By Peter Wakefield Sault)

I circled around this topic like a dog handler in the presence of a
parcel bomb. It is difficult to approach it directly without having
it explode in one's face. There is danger of civilian death. It is,
however, the main line of investigation. I hesitated. Especially as
in 1973, by publishing "The Camp of The Saints," I had already said
it all. I do not have a great deal to add except to say that the
deed is done.

Because I am convinced that the fate of France is sealed,
because "My house is their house" (Mitterand), inside "Europe whose
roots are as much Muslim as Christian" (Chirac), because the
situation is moving irreversibly towards the final swing in 2050
which will see French stock amounting to only half the population of
the country, the remainder comprising Africans, Moors and Asians of
all sorts from the inexhaustible reserve of the Third World,
predominantly Islamic, understood to be fundamentalist Jihadists,
this dance is only the beginning.

France is not the only concern. All of Europe marches to its death.
The warnings are precise - the UN report (which delighted some),
incontrovertible work by Jean-Claude Chesnais and Jaques Dupachier,
in particular - yet they are systematically buried and the National
Institute for Demographic Studies [INED] pushes disinformation.

The almost sepulchral silence of the media, governments and
community institutions on the demographic crash of the European
Union is one of the more striking phenomena of our time. When there
is a birth in my family or in the homes of my friends, I cannot look
at this baby of our house without reflecting upon that which
prepares itself for him in the negligent governments and what he
must confront in his manhood...

Without taking into account that those of French stock, bludgeoned
by the throbbing tom-tom of human rights, of "the welcome to the
outsider", of the "sharing" dear to our bishops etc., framed by a
whole repressive arsenal of laws known as "anti-racist", conditioned
from early childhood with cultural and behavioral "crossbreeding",
with the requirements of "plural France" and with all the by-
products of old Christian charity, will no longer have any other
means but to lower their children and to merge without kids into the
new mould French "citizen" of 2050.

All the same let us not despair. Without doubt, there will remain
what is called in ethnology some isolates, some powerful minorities,
perhaps about 15 million French - and not necessarily all of the
white race - who will still speak our language more or less unbroken
and will insist on remaining impregnated with our culture and our
history such as was transmitted to us from generation to generation.
It will not be easy for them.

Facing the various "communities" which one sees being formed today
on the ruins of integration (or rather on its progressive reversal:
it is us whom one integrates into "the other", now, and more the
opposite) and which in 2050 will be permanently and without doubt
institutionally installed, it will be to some extent - I seek a
suitable term - about a community of French continuity. This one
will be based on its families, her birth-rate, its endogamy of
survival, its schools, its parallel networks of solidarity, perhaps
even its geographical areas, its portions of territory, its
districts, even its places of safety and, why not, its Christian,
and catholic faith with a small chance if this cement still holds.

That will not please. The clash will take place some time or
another. Something like the elimination of the Kulaks by suitable
legal means. And then?

Then France will no longer be peopled, all confused origins, except
by hermit crabs who will live in shells left behind by the
representatives of a species gone forever which was called the
French species and unannounced, by one does not know which genetic
metamorphosis, that which in second half of this century will have
been clothed with this name. This process has already started.

There is one second hypothesis that I could not formulate otherwise
than privately and which would require that I consulted my lawyer
beforehand, it is that the last isolates resist until initiating a
kind of reconquest undoubtedly different from the Spanish but taking
as its starting point the same reasons. This will be a perilous
story to write about. It is not me who will be charged with this, as
I have already done my bit. Its author has probably not yet been
born, but this book will see the light of day at the appointed time,
I am sure...

What I cannot understand and which plunges me into an abyss of sorry
perplexity, is why and how so many informed Frenchmen and so many
French politicians contribute knowingly, methodically, I don't dare
to say cynically, with the certain immolation of France (let us
avoid the qualifier of eternal which disgusts the beautiful
consciences) on the altar of an aggravated utopian humanism.

I ask myself the same question in connection with all these
omnipresent associations of rights to this, rights to that, and all
these leagues, these think tanks, these subsidized headquarters,
these networks of manipulators insinuated into all the wheels of
State (political education, judiciary, parties, trade unions, etc),
these innumerable petitioners, these correctly consensual media and
all these "clever" folks who day after day and with impunity
inoculate their anaesthetic substance into the still healthy body of
the French nation.

Even if I can, at a pinch, credit them on the one hand with
sincerity, it sometimes saddens me to admit that they are my
countrymen. I feel the sting of the renegade word, but there is
another explanation: they confuse France with the
Republic. "Republican values" have deteriorated ad infinitum, one
knows it fully, but never with reference to France. However France
is from the outset a country of [common] blood. On the other hand,
the Republic, which is only one shape of government, is synonymous
for them with ideology, ideology with a capital "I", the major
ideology. It seems to me, to some extent, that they betray the first
for the second.

Among the flood of references which I accumulate in thick files in
support of this assessment, here is one which under the [deceptive]
appearance of a good child illuminates the extent of the damage
well. It is drawn from a speech by Laurent Fabius to the socialist
congress of Dijon, 17th May 2003: "When the Marianne [statue of
Liberty] on our town halls takes the beautiful face of a young
immigrant Frenchwoman, this day France will have crossed a line
while bringing alive fully thevalues of the Republic..."

Since we are [left] with quotations, here are two, to conclude: "No
amount of atomic bombs will be able to dam up the tidal wave
comprising human beings in their millions which one day will leave
the southernmost and poor part of the world, to erupt the relatively
open spaces of the wealthy northern hemisphere, in search of
survival." (President Boumediene, March 1974.)

And this one, drawn from the 20th chapter of 'Revelations': "The
thousand years is expired. Those are what departs the nations which
are at the four corners of the Earth and which are equal in number
to the sand of the sea. They will go forth in expedition across the
surface the Earth, they will surround the camp of the saints and the
beloved city."

 * Writer, novelist.

(1) The delicate iman [faith and trust in Allah] [perhaps 'Imam' was
intended - PWS] of Vénissieux, in accordance with the juice
of the earth, has engendered only sixteen small French citizens.

[Le Figaro magazine (France)  June 17, 2004]

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