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By Steve Sailer on 08/23/2019
As we all know from the works of financial whiz Ta-Nehisi Coates, the reason black people aren’t very rich today is because the federal government didn’t encourage them to go deeper into debt during the Redlining Era of 1937 to 1967. Events of the last 50+ years, such as the various federal government campaigns to get blacks deeper into debt, such as George W. Bush’s Increasing Minority Homeownersh...
By Peter Bradley on 08/22/2019

The image above is seen on many pre-Current Year Human Events articles...including one celebrating Ronald Reagan's centenary.

See, earlier ENOCH WAS RIGHT: Raheem Kassam Vindicates Enoch Powell

I was already dubious about the relaunch of Human Events, and the abrupt elimination of Global Editor In Chief Raheem Kassam by publisher/ backer (and now Editor In Chief) Will Chamberlain (Human Events Says Sayonara To Raheem Kassam, Daily Caller, August 8, 2019)makes think it’s going to be just another Alt-Lite gatekeeper—in which case it is doomed to fail.

Last year, I wrote an article for VDARE about the magazines and newsletters I read as a young stripling conservative in the pre-Internet days (mid-1990s). One of the publications certainly not on this list was the D.C.-based tabloid Human Events. I was familiar with the outlet and occasionally flipped through it at my local library. It was depressingly boring and full of boilerplate about tax cuts, balanced budgets, military spending and internal GOP politics. Why did it have such a solid reputation on the Right? Who would pay to read such things?

I would later discover that, while it was never all that great, it was at one point a fairly conservative magazine on racial and cultural issues.

Human Events was founded in 1944 by conservative writer Felix Morley. It started out with a focus on foreign policy but would later take a conservative/libertarian direction on economics and social issues when Frank Chodorov took over as editor in 1951. Through the years, the publication featured prominent contributors such as Murray Rothbard, Pat Buchanan, Phyllis Schlafly and Ann Coulter. Ronald Reagan was a subscriber and called Human Events his “favorite reading for years.” Despite these big names, the publication never reached over 40,000 subscribers.

And by the mid-1990s, all racially-tinged issues were off the table. Former Human Events Managing Editor Kevin Lamb explained why in a 2005 article for VDARE.com.

"Fix New Orleans, Then Drill for Oil" read the headline in the September 5 post-Hurricane Katrina issue of the venerable Washington D.C.-based conservative weekly Human Events.

This betrays the modern mindset of the Human Events editors: Focus exclusively on "energy policy" wonkery and avoid the notorious lawlessness that flourished in New Orleans —murder, rapes, assaults, pillaging and looting—because that might mean mentioning its racial component.

As the former managing editor of Human Events, I can recall several instances in editorial meetings and private discussions in which race was simmering just below the surface—whether crime rates in the nation's capital, immigration, or educational disparities in student achievement. When the conversation became increasingly awkward, one of the other top editors would caution: "I suppose we shouldn't discuss that." Then they would quickly move on to a safer subject.

Lamb was fired after three years at the publication when the Southern Poverty Law Center called Human Events editors and asked about his work with The Occidental Quarterly, a dissident academic journal. Editor Thomas S. Winter fired Lamb the same day.

By James Fulford on 08/22/2019
A recent blog by Federale referred to immigration "Judge" Ashley Tabbador as a Kritarch. (The quotation marks around "judge" are because immigration judges are Executive Branch bureaucrats, not Article III judges, and are actually represented by a labor union, believe it or not). We think the blog post was Bill Barr Moving To Control The Immigration "Judges" By Decertifying Their Union. We can't be...
By Steve Sailer on 08/22/2019
From the New York Times news section: Economic Antidote for a Shrinking America: Immigrants Eight in 10 workers at Yardbird Southern Table and Bar in Miami were born abroad. “The idea that legal immigrants are taking jobs away from residents of the U.S. is just not reality,” the head of its parent company said. By Patricia Cohen, Aug. 22, 2019 MIAMI — After finishing a particularly satisfying din...
By Patrick J. Buchanan on 08/22/2019

See, earlier, by Peter Brimelow: Greenland? Too Cold. Peter Brimelow's 1995 Modest Proposal: Buy Baja California!

To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and '50s, President Donald Trump's brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable tradition of American expansionism.

The story begins with colonial officer George Washington's march out toward Fort Duquesne in 1754 and crushing defeat and near death at Fort Necessity, where, according to myth, he fired the first shot of what would become the French and Indian War.  

With the British victory, Washington went home to Virginia, only to be called back in 1775 to lead the Continental Army in America's War of Independence, which lasted six years, until the victory at Yorktown.

With the 1783 Treaty of Paris, the Americans won title to all the land between the Atlantic and Mississippi, from Canada to Florida. 

Twenty years later, in 1803, President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison seized Napoleon's offer and bought for $15 million the vast Louisiana Territory extending from New Orleans into Canada and so far west it virtually doubled the size of the United States. 

In 1818, Andrew Jackson, hero of the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812, was ordered by President James Monroe to march south to repel the murderous forays by Seminole Indians from Florida into Georgia. 

By James Kirkpatrick on 08/22/2019
Needless to say, Pope Francis is not a defender of the West. His stewardship of the Church has been, shall we say, questionable. "Is the pope Catholic?" is no longer a rhetorical question and I'm far from the first person to recognize that [Is the Pope Catholic? by Robert Royal, Claremont Institute of Books, February 21, 2019]. Catholic Charities is a remarkably cynical scam wherein our tax dollars...
By Paul Kersey on 08/22/2019
Shot. 95 Percent Of Chicagoans Listed As Gang Members By Chicago Police Are Black, Latino, Watchdog Audit Finds, BlockClubChicago.org, April 11, 2019 Approximately 95 percent of the at least 134,242 Chicagoans listed as gang members by the Chicago Police Department are Black or Latino, an audit released Thursday by the city’s watchdog found. Chaser. Chicago on the Brink: A retreat from proactive...
By Audacious Epigone on 08/22/2019
The American media is failing spectacularly. If it is magnanimously granted that the corporate media’s primary job is to inform consumers of its content about what is going on in the world, that is. (Parenthetically, I do not grant as much.) Getting it this wrong cannot merely be the result of incompetence. Mendacity must be in play. Anyway, a Harvard-Harris poll last Spring asked respondents “ab...
By Steve Sailer on 08/22/2019
The Baby Boom is usually dated 1946 to c. 1964. While the spike in births in the U.S. can be dated precisely to 1946, there’s no obvious end date to this famous generation: fertility fell throughout the 1960s, so although 1964 is usually chosen, that date, like most in generational thinking other than 1946, is arbitrary. (In Britain, the Baby Boom was much less of a thing: there was a spike in birt...
By Brenda Walker on 08/22/2019
Illegal alien sob stories in the news media certainly are undergoing a renaissance under the porous borders permitted by the Trump administration. One frequently see emotive front page articles in the press with photos of cutesy and/or suffering kiddies to appeal to readers’ sympathy. One such appeared Tuesday in the San Diego Union-Tribune, complete with adorable foreign child who recently was “s...
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By Peter Bradley on 08/22/2019

The image above is seen on many pre-Current Year Human Events articles...including one celebrating Ronald Reagan's centenary.

See, earlier ENOCH WAS RIGHT: Raheem Kassam Vindicates Enoch Powell

I was already dubious about the relaunch of Human Events, and the abrupt elimination of Global Editor In Chief Raheem Kassam by publisher/ backer (and now Editor In Chief) Will Chamberlain (Human Events Says Sayonara To Raheem Kassam, Daily Caller, August 8, 2019)makes think it’s going to be just another Alt-Lite gatekeeper—in which case it is doomed to fail.

Last year, I wrote an article for VDARE about the magazines and newsletters I read as a young stripling conservative in the pre-Internet days (mid-1990s). One of the publications certainly not on this list was the D.C.-based tabloid Human Events. I was familiar with the outlet and occasionally flipped through it at my local library. It was depressingly boring and full of boilerplate about tax cuts, balanced budgets, military spending and internal GOP politics. Why did it have such a solid reputation on the Right? Who would pay to read such things?

I would later discover that, while it was never all that great, it was at one point a fairly conservative magazine on racial and cultural issues.

Human Events was founded in 1944 by conservative writer Felix Morley. It started out with a focus on foreign policy but would later take a conservative/libertarian direction on economics and social issues when Frank Chodorov took over as editor in 1951. Through the years, the publication featured prominent contributors such as Murray Rothbard, Pat Buchanan, Phyllis Schlafly and Ann Coulter. Ronald Reagan was a subscriber and called Human Events his “favorite reading for years.” Despite these big names, the publication never reached over 40,000 subscribers.

And by the mid-1990s, all racially-tinged issues were off the table. Former Human Events Managing Editor Kevin Lamb explained why in a 2005 article for VDARE.com.

"Fix New Orleans, Then Drill for Oil" read the headline in the September 5 post-Hurricane Katrina issue of the venerable Washington D.C.-based conservative weekly Human Events.

This betrays the modern mindset of the Human Events editors: Focus exclusively on "energy policy" wonkery and avoid the notorious lawlessness that flourished in New Orleans —murder, rapes, assaults, pillaging and looting—because that might mean mentioning its racial component.

As the former managing editor of Human Events, I can recall several instances in editorial meetings and private discussions in which race was simmering just below the surface—whether crime rates in the nation's capital, immigration, or educational disparities in student achievement. When the conversation became increasingly awkward, one of the other top editors would caution: "I suppose we shouldn't discuss that." Then they would quickly move on to a safer subject.

Lamb was fired after three years at the publication when the Southern Poverty Law Center called Human Events editors and asked about his work with The Occidental Quarterly, a dissident academic journal. Editor Thomas S. Winter fired Lamb the same day.

By Patrick J. Buchanan on 08/22/2019

See, earlier, by Peter Brimelow: Greenland? Too Cold. Peter Brimelow's 1995 Modest Proposal: Buy Baja California!

To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and '50s, President Donald Trump's brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable tradition of American expansionism.

The story begins with colonial officer George Washington's march out toward Fort Duquesne in 1754 and crushing defeat and near death at Fort Necessity, where, according to myth, he fired the first shot of what would become the French and Indian War.  

With the British victory, Washington went home to Virginia, only to be called back in 1775 to lead the Continental Army in America's War of Independence, which lasted six years, until the victory at Yorktown.

With the 1783 Treaty of Paris, the Americans won title to all the land between the Atlantic and Mississippi, from Canada to Florida. 

Twenty years later, in 1803, President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison seized Napoleon's offer and bought for $15 million the vast Louisiana Territory extending from New Orleans into Canada and so far west it virtually doubled the size of the United States. 

In 1818, Andrew Jackson, hero of the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812, was ordered by President James Monroe to march south to repel the murderous forays by Seminole Indians from Florida into Georgia. 

By Allan Wall on 08/21/2019

Laera

San Diego Hispanics Launch Anti-ICE Community Patrols

In San Diego, California, Mexico’s Excelsior has reported, the “locals” have organized a patrol to “protect the community”—but not from petty crime or even gang violence, like, say, New York’s Guardian Angels. [Arman equipo antirredadas; ayudan a migrantes en EU (“Anti-raid Team Organized, Aiding Migrants in the United States”), by Manuel Ocano, Aug. 9, 2019].

No, this unit has an altogether different job, as the logo on a “patrol car” proclaims: Protegiendo la Comunidad – No al Terror de ICE y la Policia (“Protecting the Community — No to the Terror of ICE and the Police”).

Another patrol-unit motto: A defender a nuestra comunidad del odio antimexicano—"To defend our community from anti-Mexican hate.”

The caption under Excelsior’s photo above explains succinctly what the organization does:

La agrupación recorre todos los días las localidades de California, en busca de agentes de migración uniformados o encubiertos, con el lema ‘Protegiendo a la comunidad’ y defendiendo a los mexicanos en Estados Unidos. Foto: Patrullas Comunitarias de Unión del Barrio de San Diego—"the group defends the neighborhoods of California each day, in search of uniformed or undercover immigration agents, with the motto ‘Protecting the community and defending Mexicans in the United States.’”

Make that “illegal-alien Mexicans in the United States!”

According to Excelsior, the activists patrol “in the early morning, at dawn and in the evenings in neighborhoods of working families.”

The organization, formed by workers, operates with its own resources to document the operations of immigration agents. By filming them and advising the neighborhoods at the same time, the group works within the law.

Bear in mind this is San Diego, which is, last time I checked, still part of the United States, even if it is in Mexifornia.

Since the administration of President Donald Trump revealed that ICE was preparing to deport “a million” undocumented persons, this group does daily patrols of neighborhoods such as Lindavista, Sherman Heights, Logan Barrio and the south of San Diego, in alliance with other groups.

That’s a laugh. I’ll believe that Trump will deport a million illegals when it actually happens.

Anyway, one of the group’s coordinators was totally upfront about its goals:

Benjamin Prado, one of the coordinators of the Community Patrols, explained that the biggest contribution of the project is to “frustrate the operations of La Migra, to prevent them arriving by surprise to separate working families.”

Of course, “frustrating the operations of La Migra” is a federal crime. See Obstructing a Federal Officer, 18 USC 111, and 8 USC 1324, harboring illegal aliens.

By Ann Coulter on 08/21/2019

Liars

https://prodimage.images-bn.com/pimages/9781591846567_p0_v2_s550x406.jpgEven before the New York Times launched its “All Slavery, All the Time” project, no one could accuse that paper of skimping on its race coverage, particularly stories about black males killed by white(ish) police officers.

Here’s one you haven’t heard about. I happened upon it by sheer accident.

Antwon Rose II was a 17-year-old boy shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer in June 2018 after he bolted from a jitney car that had been stopped by the officer. The Times published about a half-dozen stories on Antwon Rose—or as the Times calls him, “Antwon, who was unarmed.”

After the officer was acquitted on all charges in March of this year, the Times ran an article by Adeel Hassan on the verdict.

Here’s what you would learn from the Times:

  • Antwon was unarmed.
  • Antwon “was in his high school’s honors program.”
  • Antwon “played basketball and the saxophone.”
  • Antwon “volunteered for a local charity.”
  • In 2016, Antwon wrote a poem titled, “I Am Not What You Think!” which included these lines:

I see mothers bury their sons
I want my Mom to never feel that pain.

  • A policeman stopped the gold Chevy Cruze Antwon “was riding in” because it “matched the description” of a car “involved” in a drive-by shooting minutes earlier.
  • The jury consisted of nine whites and three African Americans.

If you read the Times piece, all you would know is that an honor student who loved his mom ... was KILLED for the crime of riding in a car similar to one that had just been used in a crime.

Wow. Just wow.

Here are some of the facts the Times left out:

By John Derbyshire on 08/20/2019

Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, available exclusively on VDARE.com

Race-denialism is all over the Western world—the notion that race itself is a sort of optical illusion; that different races can, after a bit of social engineering, be brought to present the same statistical profiles on all traits; that when they present different profiles the only possible explanation is malice on the part of white people; these are the great dogmas of our age [Antiracism, Our Flawed New Religion, by John McWhorter, Daily Beast, March 14,2017 ] carved on stone slabs and worshipfully preserved in the temples of our culture. Here's a cute example: the epidemic of knife crime that has been plaguing Britain for several years past.

Guns are hard to get in Britain (although not that hard). So the more commonplace types of lethal interpersonal violence—notably underclass gang warfare—are stabbings with knives.

Where the soundtrack to a warm night in Chicago, Baltimore, or Detroit features gunshots, the corresponding audio for London, Birmingham, or Manchester is of metal blades penetrating human flesh.

This is quite a new thing. Yes, yes, I know about Jack the Ripper. Statistically, though—culturally—knife crime has not been a British thing.

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