A Happy Easter to All our Readers
March 26, 2005, 04:00 AM
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Fans of our ever-popular annual competition to determine the most egregious attempt to abolish Christmas will not be surprised that Easter is being abolished too, even in its most inoffensive furry form. ['Easter' Bunny Gives Way To 'Spring' Bunny: Local Mall Goes P.C. For Religious Holiday, Dallas-Fort Worth nbc5i.com]

Needless to say, this inspires us at VDARE.COM to wish all our readers a determinedly incorrect Happy Easter.

The theme of personal and civilizational resurrection and redemption was explored for us on a previous Easter by Chilton Williamson.

More recently, I myself used the coincidence of Easter Sunday and the thirty-fifth anniversary of Enoch Powell's great speech on immigration into the U.K. to explore his themes of national death and rebirth in the context of imperialism—reproduced uncannily in the geopolitical experience of the U.S. today.

The American nation—and the West—continues to pass through its Calvary. But on Easter we have faith that it will ultimately prevail.

Meanwhile, for those who know my own little family, I offer this memento from our just-concluded vacation. My email correspondence will (hopefully) now resume its glacial pace.

Peter Brimelow is editor of VDARE.COM and author of the much-denounced Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration Disaster (Random House - 1995) and The Worm in the Apple (HarperCollins - 2003)