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By Steve Sailer on 07/24/2019
One of my long time themes has been that our culture is drifting away from grown-up thinking toward more childish thinking: e.g., Who? Whom? thinking basically depends upon a 6-year-old’s confidence in know who are the Good Guys and who are the Bad Guys? And now, we are seeing the spread of grown-ups having extremely ifntense My Favorite Color opinions. From Complex.com, which is not an Onion/Bab...
By Federale on 07/23/2019
In 1996, Congress passed and President Bill Clinton signed the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA), a significant reform, for the better, of American immigration law. The law imposed harsh penalties on illegal aliens, restricted the ongoing amnesty of illegal aliens, and provided the strongest immigration law enforcement tool ever available, Expedited Remov...
By Allan Wall on 07/23/2019

Amlodemo

My family and I recently returned from our annual summer visit to Mexico, which coincided with Mexico’s crackdown, inspired by President Trump’s threat of escalating tariffs, on Central American illegal aliens passing through to jump the U.S. border. But before getting to that—and a welcome poll that shows why Mexicans likely approve—I’ll detail two observations from our sojourn south of the border: how Mexico handles voter registration, and what protesting Mexicans said during a demonstration against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO).

Our family visit lasted less than a month. Our 16-year-old son drove most of the way there and back. The driver chooses the music, but that was fine because my son likes the same kind of music as his old man. Our elder son wasn’t with us. He stayed home to work on an internship related to his college major.

My wife and I stayed with some friends in an urban area where we used to live. The husband is an engineer retired from Telmex, the Mexican telephone company. They live comfortably, so Carlos Slim must have given him a good pension. Our younger boy stayed with his maternal grandparents.

We had a good stay in Mexico, visiting with friends and family, and eating out and going to the movies a few times. Mexico has nice movie theaters. We also took a few drives in the country and visited tourist attractions. In other words, we do in Mexico what most Americans do when they vacation.

My wife, a Mexican citizen, had to get a new Mexican voter ID card, a process we Americans could profitably and constructively emulate given that American voter registration is a joke.

In Mexico, you can’t vote without a valid photo voter ID, which includes a photograph, fingerprint, and a holographic image to prevent counterfeiting. Getting one requires a voter to prove his identity and citizenship. Every Mexican polling station has a book that contains the photograph of every voter in the precinct. In other words, poll workers and observers from various parties can check the name and photograph on the card against the name and photograph in their registry.

By Michelle Malkin on 07/23/2019

Dante de Blasio is the son of Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has abandoned his crime-wracked city (but not his public office, tax-subsidized salary or perks) for a quixotic presidential bid to become America's social justice warrior-in-chief. Calculated to promote his race card-playing dad's campaign, Dante stoked anti-cop hysteria a few weeks ago with a widely disseminated USA Today op-ed. [Dante de Blasio: My dad gave me 'the talk.' When someone called police, I felt the fear, July 1, 2019]Dante's screed came just days after de Blasio declared at the first Democratic debate:

"I'm different from all of the other candidates in this race in that I'm raising a black son in America."

De Blasio reminds audiences that Dante is black as often as former GOP presidential candidate John Kasich reminded every unfortunate person within earshot that his dad was a mailman. A Google news search for "De Blasio black son" yields nearly 85,000 hits. We get it. We get it. We get it.

Because his pigment and political bloodline give him the special privilege of making blanket assertions about, well, anything, Dante was rewarded with a major media platform to ply a kinder, gentler version of the vile "Cops=pigs" narrative to an audience of millions. Police officers are menaces on the streets who pose a greater threat to "people of color" than unknown strangers, homeless people and drug addicts, Dante de Blasio argued. He had "no fear on a night walk until the police came," the op-ed declared darkly.

"We're taught to fear the people meant to protect us, because the absolute worst-case scenario has happened too many times. This reality cannot continue."

But actual reality smacked NYPD officers in their heads in two viral videos this week that had non-white witnesses in the 'hood laughing and jeering hysterically. In Harlem and Brooklyn, cops were attacked with buckets of water while onlookers hooted, hollered and incited chaos. A brazen young thug, not paralyzed in the least by the anxiety that de Blasio conjured up for his column, hurled a bucket that hit one of the LEOs in the back of the head. Members of the neighborhood mobs where the attacks occurred—similarly unaffected by Dante's manufactured disquietude—whipped out their phones to share their glee and cheered like they were watching an episode of "WWE RAW."

 

By Steve Sailer on 07/23/2019
From my new column in Taki’s Magazine: Integration and Immigration by Steve Sailer, July 23, 2019 Respectable opinion is trending toward once again viewing “segregation” as the great problem afflicting America. For example, Senator Kamala Harris is demanding another round of busing in order to use white children to integrate distant schools. … But one obvious problem is that America is running ...
By VDARE.com Reader on 07/23/2019
Re: James Fulford's blog item Minority Occupation Turba (Mob) Goes To Home Of White Judge Who Sentenced Corrupt Black Female Judge From: Betsy [Email her] In case you thought that the white county prosecutor, Joe Deters, was going to maintain his integrity during this debacle, please note that he has caved entirely.  He even took it upon himself yesterday to beg the Governor to commute Hunter’s se...
By James Fulford on 07/23/2019
After black judge Tracie Collins was sentenced for massive corruption in Ohio, she had to be dragged out of court. It was turmoil and chaos in the Cincinnati courtroom following the sentencing of former Hamilton County Juvenile Court judge Tracie Hunter’s to six months in jail. Hunter had to literally be dragged out of the room to begin serving her sentence while more than two dozen supporters how...
By Steve Sailer on 07/23/2019
From the Detroit News a couple of years ago: Mich. man who led anti-immigration fight nearly forgottenFrancis X. Donnelly, The Detroit News Published 12:00 a.m. ET March 15, 2017 Petoskey — Some say John Tanton is a visionary. Others call him an ogre. But the most common response to his name might be a blank stare. The last is surprising given he single-handedly started a social movement — and no...
By Paul Gottfried on 07/22/2019
Christopher DeGroot has launched a web journal, The Agonist, and those who have read this diverse writer at Taki’s Magazine and elsewhere probably won’t be surprised by the publication’s contrarian philosophy and spirit. One meaning of agonist is “one who is engaged in a struggle,” and The Agonist, where I’m a contributing editor, is battling political correctness and other prejudices that have ens...
By Brenda Walker on 07/22/2019
Sunday’s Los Angeles Times has an upbeat front-page article about a Guatemalan town that has been transformed for the better by illegal immigration. The residents love America for its jobs and free stuff, shown by a “proliferation of U.S. flags” and new houses built in a style called “remittance architecture.” Indeed, the money sent back as remittances is a lifeline to the poor country: Guatemala...
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By Allan Wall on 07/23/2019

Amlodemo

My family and I recently returned from our annual summer visit to Mexico, which coincided with Mexico’s crackdown, inspired by President Trump’s threat of escalating tariffs, on Central American illegal aliens passing through to jump the U.S. border. But before getting to that—and a welcome poll that shows why Mexicans likely approve—I’ll detail two observations from our sojourn south of the border: how Mexico handles voter registration, and what protesting Mexicans said during a demonstration against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO).

Our family visit lasted less than a month. Our 16-year-old son drove most of the way there and back. The driver chooses the music, but that was fine because my son likes the same kind of music as his old man. Our elder son wasn’t with us. He stayed home to work on an internship related to his college major.

My wife and I stayed with some friends in an urban area where we used to live. The husband is an engineer retired from Telmex, the Mexican telephone company. They live comfortably, so Carlos Slim must have given him a good pension. Our younger boy stayed with his maternal grandparents.

We had a good stay in Mexico, visiting with friends and family, and eating out and going to the movies a few times. Mexico has nice movie theaters. We also took a few drives in the country and visited tourist attractions. In other words, we do in Mexico what most Americans do when they vacation.

My wife, a Mexican citizen, had to get a new Mexican voter ID card, a process we Americans could profitably and constructively emulate given that American voter registration is a joke.

In Mexico, you can’t vote without a valid photo voter ID, which includes a photograph, fingerprint, and a holographic image to prevent counterfeiting. Getting one requires a voter to prove his identity and citizenship. Every Mexican polling station has a book that contains the photograph of every voter in the precinct. In other words, poll workers and observers from various parties can check the name and photograph on the card against the name and photograph in their registry.

By Michelle Malkin on 07/23/2019

Dante de Blasio is the son of Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has abandoned his crime-wracked city (but not his public office, tax-subsidized salary or perks) for a quixotic presidential bid to become America's social justice warrior-in-chief. Calculated to promote his race card-playing dad's campaign, Dante stoked anti-cop hysteria a few weeks ago with a widely disseminated USA Today op-ed. [Dante de Blasio: My dad gave me 'the talk.' When someone called police, I felt the fear, July 1, 2019]Dante's screed came just days after de Blasio declared at the first Democratic debate:

"I'm different from all of the other candidates in this race in that I'm raising a black son in America."

De Blasio reminds audiences that Dante is black as often as former GOP presidential candidate John Kasich reminded every unfortunate person within earshot that his dad was a mailman. A Google news search for "De Blasio black son" yields nearly 85,000 hits. We get it. We get it. We get it.

Because his pigment and political bloodline give him the special privilege of making blanket assertions about, well, anything, Dante was rewarded with a major media platform to ply a kinder, gentler version of the vile "Cops=pigs" narrative to an audience of millions. Police officers are menaces on the streets who pose a greater threat to "people of color" than unknown strangers, homeless people and drug addicts, Dante de Blasio argued. He had "no fear on a night walk until the police came," the op-ed declared darkly.

"We're taught to fear the people meant to protect us, because the absolute worst-case scenario has happened too many times. This reality cannot continue."

But actual reality smacked NYPD officers in their heads in two viral videos this week that had non-white witnesses in the 'hood laughing and jeering hysterically. In Harlem and Brooklyn, cops were attacked with buckets of water while onlookers hooted, hollered and incited chaos. A brazen young thug, not paralyzed in the least by the anxiety that de Blasio conjured up for his column, hurled a bucket that hit one of the LEOs in the back of the head. Members of the neighborhood mobs where the attacks occurred—similarly unaffected by Dante's manufactured disquietude—whipped out their phones to share their glee and cheered like they were watching an episode of "WWE RAW."

 

By John Derbyshire on 07/22/2019


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

See also: Turkeys Vote For Christmas—GOP Votes To Import Leftist Indian Overclass (And Also Depress Tech Wages)

The House of Representatives recently passed H.R.1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act. It’s now in the Senate’s Judiciary committee and could be voted on by the full Senate by September. Javanka is said to favor it, so the chances that President Trump will veto it (as he should) are probably low.

The adjective "high-skilled" is misleading—intentionally so, of course. The immigrants being favored by this act are lower-middle-class drudge workers, mainly computer programmers, most from India and China. They know languages like JavaScript, which anyone with above-room-temperature IQ can learn in 24 hours, or PHP and C++, which I'll allow are harder but which a few months in trade school will get you capable at.

I know whereof I speak. I spent much of my working life doing the kind of work—commercial computer programming—that these immigrants are being brought in to do. It is, indeed, not rocket science.

To paraphrase Lloyd Bentsen’s much-hyped exchange with Dan Quayle: I was a computer programmer. I know computer programming. The Indian programmers that the Treason Lobby wants to import are no Alan Turings—they’re just cheap.

By Patrick J. Buchanan on 07/22/2019

Blowvstrump

"Send her back! Send her back!"

The 13 seconds of that chant at the rally in North Carolina, in response to Donald Trump's recital of the outrages of Somali-born Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, will not soon be forgotten, or forgiven.

sendherbackThis phrase will have a long shelf life. T-shirts emblazoned with "Send Her Back!" and Old Glory are already on sale on eBay.

Look for the chant at future Trump rallies, as his followers now realize that the chant drives the elites straight up the wall.

That 13-second chant and Trump's earlier tweet to the four radical congresswomen of "the Squad" to "go back" to where they came from is being taken as the smoking gun that convicts Trump as an irredeemable racist whose "base" is poisoned by the same hate.

Writes the New York Times' Charles Blow [Tweet him] in a column that uses "racist" or "racism" more than 30 times: Americans who do not concede that Trump is a racist—are themselves racists: "Make no mistake. Denying racism or refusing to call it out is also racist."

But what is racism?

 

By John Derbyshire on 07/21/2019

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

Marc Thiessen had recent op-ed column poking fun at all the stern pronouncements we've had from senior Democrats like Nancy Pelosi and Elizabeth Warren that "no-one is above the law." [Democrats say no one is above the law — except on immigration, Washington Post, July 16, 2019]They are, of course, speaking in reference to supposed misdeeds by President Trump. Meanwhile, from the other side of their mouths, they are hyperventilating about how cruelly barbaric it is—"a crime against humanity" according to Kamala Harris, to enforce the people's laws on immigration. [Kamala Harris: Immigration Raids Are 'A Crime Against Humanity', by Susan Jones, CNSNews, July 12, 2019].

The notion of fair laws impartially administered is one of the great glories of Anglo-Saxon civilization. As a reminder of how things go elsewhere, I refer you to an article written by President Xi Jinping of communist China, published over there February 19th:

We must never follow the path of Western "constitutionalism," "separation of powers," or "judicial independence."

Xi: China Must Never Adopt Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, or Judicial Independence,  by Charlotte Gao, Diplomat.com, February 19, 2019

Mockery quotes there around those three terms

That's what he said: I checked the original Chinese: 决不能走西方 "宪政"、 "三权鼎立"、 "司法独立" 的路子.

But now our own Ruling Class seems to agree with President Xi. Those lofty ideals of judicial independence and equality under the law are looking pretty ragged in the U.S.A. right now.

Equal justice under law? Illegal alien scofflaws enjoy the favor and protection of the most powerful people in the land. Violent anarchist gangs own the streets of Portland, Oregon, and no-one in authority wants to prosecute them.

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