By Steve Sailer on 2019-04-12 11:03:00 -0400

Why Did Kidnapping for Ransom Decline in U.S.?

Why is kidnapping for ransom so rare in the United States in the 21st Century? To be precise, kidnappings in custody disputes and for sex crimes (or for other motivations in which the kidnapper wants t...
By John Derbyshire on 2019-04-11 16:46:00 -0400

Thoroughly Racist Millie

There's a little flap going on here in my home town of Huntington, Long Island. The local high school is doing a production of the 1960s movie musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. The movie was a fluffy b...
By John Derbyshire on 2019-04-11 15:36:00 -0400

Radio Derb Transcript For April 5 Up: No More "Bipartisan" Immigration Politics, Kirstjen Nielsen Doing Nothing, Rev'm Al Sharpton, And Thoroughly Racist Millie, Etc.

The Radio Derb transcript for April 5 is up. Go here to read or listen. Playlist: 01m58s  What divides the two big parties? (Begins with "Imm-," ends with "-tion.") 08m22s  Secretary Nielsen says it's ...
By Steve Sailer on 2019-04-11 12:28:00 -0400

British Bobbies (PC Mansoor Gul ) Crack Down on Limerick Hate

rom The Telegraph (UK): Man investigated by police for retweeting transgender limerick Camilla Tominey, associate editor Joani Walsh24 JANUARY 2019 • 10:00PM A docker from Humberside has been investi...
By Steve Sailer on 2019-04-11 11:48:00 -0400

"COYW" ("Come On You Whites") Ruled a Racist License Plate

Our society is increasingly concerned about the existence of Racist Objects. From Los Angeles Magazine: A USC Professor Is Suing the DMV for Rejecting His Vanity Plate Jonathan Kotler’s attempt to hon...
By James Fulford on 2019-04-11 11:22:00 -0400

U Of Tennessee Snapchat Blackface Students Correct: There Is "Free College" For Anyone Who Can Pass For Black

In Collective punishment at the University of Tennessee, April 8, 2019 Hans Bader argues against punishing all University of Tennessee students for what he describes as “a Snapchat image with a racist ...
By Washington Watcher on 2019-04-10 20:59:00 -0400

A NEW HOPE: Congressional Republicans Reintroduce RAISE Act. Trump Possibly Re-Discovers Immigration Patriotism

Congressional Republicans are finally doing something proactive on immigration. Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, David Perdue of Georgia, and Josh Hawley of Missouri reintroduced the RAISE Act on Wednesda...
By James Kirkpatrick on 2019-04-10 20:04:00 -0400

Chutzpah; ADL Studies Used To Justify Censorship Are Lies

Yesterday's tragicomic hearings in the House of Representatives about the need to censor the Internet so "white nationalists" don't murder everyone were a scandal. As James Fulford pointed out yesterda...
By James Kirkpatrick on 2019-04-10 19:44:00 -0400

Demographics Is Destiny; Israeli Edition

Israel is unapologetically a nation-state for a particular people. It has robust immigration law enforcement and a high birthrate among Jews. Israel's leaders also seem to be consciously managing demog...
By Steve Sailer on 2019-04-10 13:45:00 -0400

Poster Boy for Elimination of Cash Bail Arrested Again

From the New York Times (I rearranged the order of the paragraphs): Bronx Teenager Who Became a Symbol for Ending Cash Bail Is Arrested on Slashing Charge Pedro Hernandez, 19, who has accused the pol...