From: Ronald Kyser: (e-mail him)
A good slogan for the GOP: "Contain McCain"—that is, stop him and/or make him behave.
For Republicans like me, our only chance for a friendly White House before 2013 would be if the GOP forced McCain to accept an immigration restrictionist Vice President, followed by McCain's early retirement.
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, the GOP convention host, might be McCain's perfect Vice President— he's been mostly tolerable on immigration, is already on the Senator's team, a working class Slav who appeals to swing states from Wisconsin to Pennsylvania and is the same age as Barack Obama but with a ton more executive and legislative experience.
Another possible motto: "Remember William Henry Harrison."
If McCain gets into the White House, I can see after he serves a year or two, his doctors offering him a choice: "Die in office or live long in retirement".
And we all want McCain to live longer than poor Harrison who lasted a mere 30 days after he took office.
We do, don't we?
Kyser claims—and we believe him—that he has read every word of each VDARE.COM columnist since the website first hit the Internet. His previous letters are archived here.
From: Baltazar Fedalizo (e-mail him)
Using the lessons learned from Bill Clinton's impeachment, we can negotiate the obstacles ahead of time and nullify McCain from the beginning.
With McCain ousted from the White House, Romney, a moderate on immigration and other Republican priorities, would be president.
In addition to owning several small businesses, Fedalizo is a chef and ensign in the US Navy reserve.
From: Tim McCoy (e-mail him)
Re: An "Anonymous Attorney's" Letter: A Lawyer's Advice To Victimized White Men: Sue! Now!
Here's my message to the surreptitious solicitor: legal-schmegal, for us cents-less hoi-polloi the law stinks!
I am a computer programmer and my nemeses are foreign-born H-1B visa holders. When I was in my early 60s, an Indian H-1B worker approached me to suggest that I was too old to be useful and that I should retire to make room for more of his countrymen.
He was smart enough to make sure no credible witnesses were within listening distance.
Legal action takes money that is better spent enjoying Montana's pleasures than engaging in a lawsuit with an iffy outcome in a stacked courtroom.
Things have a way of changing. I like to think that the tables will soon turn on the smug H-1B workers.
Who knows? Maybe immigration law will be enforced and those thousands who have overstayed their visas will be sent packing.
From: Daniel La Doll (e-mail him)
I have an engineering degree and was downsized—and out—at one of the big Fortune 500 companies. Age discrimination was the culprit.
In order to get my severance, I had to sign an agreement not to sue.
For a while, I worked as a substitute teacher. Under the impression that the U.S. is desperately short of teachers, I did the necessary course work to get my full-time certificate.
That was a waste of time and money.
Although my excellent resume got me dozens of interviews, in the end I was rejected every time. I purposely omitted my year of graduation, military service, or anything else on my resume that would give away my age.
At many interviews the principal or superintendent told me to my face that all of their "baby boomers" had retired. I was often asked about my former employer's retirement plan and why I felt the need to continue working.
I didn't sue my corporate employer because I signed an agreement. And how can someone like me realistically sue dozens of school boards? I didn't tape record our conversations so I can't prove a thing.
Unfortunately for me, I am not black or Hispanic. If I were, I would have the full support and power of the federal government behind me.
Like many other white parents, I am sadly watching my kids and their friends being rejected for jobs even though they graduated with honors and A-grade averages. Meanwhile, their black and brown classmates are all working.
I'm disgusted, angry and looking for cold revenge.VDARE.COM note: Perhaps readers who have experiences similar to McCoy's and La Doll's but are skeptical about initiating expensive legal recourse could consider saber rattling? Often the mere threat of a lawsuit can produce the desired results without incurring the costs of actually filing a lawsuit. And such suits do occasionally bear fruit—see Juan Mann's report here, in which he reports that "A 1995 civil rights class action lawsuit on behalf of white males against the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and its Chief Immigration Judge Michael J. Creppy has been settled for an undisclosed sum of taxpayer dollars, potentially in the millions."
From: Sara Miller (e-mail her)
Since it touches on the deteriorating quality of public education, political correctness and immigration, all subjects of great interest to VDARE.COM, I thought you would get a laugh (or a good cry) out of this joke making the rounds in my small school district.
Fifty Years of Math 1957 - 2007
His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His production cost is 4/5 of the price or $80. What is his profit?
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living?
Topic for class participation after answering the question: How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? There are no wrong answers.
Un hachero vende una carretada de madera para $100. El costo de produccion es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?