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American RenaissanceThere is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.

— Thomas Jefferson
Vol. 14 No. 9 September 2003

Urban Law 101


What I Didn’t Learn in Law School
Adventures with black cli- spending time with blacks, and my cli- potential client will call several times,
ents are far from being the poorest and each time leaving a variation of the same
ents. least competent blacks. They are not in- phone number. I keep calling until they
digent criminals for whom I am a court- get it right. At first I thought I was tak-
by Donald Williamson appointed lawyer. They are people who ing down the numbers incorrectly, but
now I know better. With caller ID, it is

I
grew up in a suburb of a large north- clear when what the client says does not
ern city, and had no real contact with match the digital display.
blacks until I became a lawyer. Af- Some callers don’t even leave a num-
ter I got my law degree I naïvely looked ber. About a quarter of the messages
forward to a rewarding legal career. blacks leave do not include either a name
Little did I realize that 25 years later I or a number. Needless to say, many calls
would be a self-employed attorney do- are not returned.
ing domestic and civil litigation for a More than a handful of blacks who
clientele that is overwhelmingly black. have come to my office do not even
I didn’t plan it that way. I just wanted know their own home address (they
to do a lot of work in the courtroom, and move often). Many cannot tell me their
the best offer I got out of law school was own spouse’s names. Now I know to tell
with a small firm that specialized in clients ahead of time that they will need
bankruptcy. Most of its clients were this sort of information when they come
black. Several years later, I set up an can afford (or think they can afford) a in. Otherwise, if I ask for someone’s
independent practice and many of my lawyer to get a divorce, contest a cus- address he may look hurt and say, “If
former clients came to me for domestic tody judgment, beat a traffic ticket, etc. I’d known you were going to ask me that
work. Some are government employees who I would have come prepared.”
Most people do not realize this, but make $60 to $70 thousand a year, yet Many black men know their child-
outside the world of corporate or secu- even this group is vastly different from ren’s names but do not know how to spell
rities law, in any big city the legal pro- whites. them. With the proliferation of unusual
fession is to a large degree fueled by the names among blacks, I can only guess
pathologies of blacks and other Third- They Don’t Know at how they are spelled. One client who
World people. Of course, whites hire told me he couldn’t spell his children’s
lawyers, but in any city, especially one One of the most striking things about names said I would need an encyclope-
with a good-sized black population, most my black clients is the things they do not dia to look them up. Many men have
of the people who need lawyers are know. Many blacks, for example, do not admitted to me they are not even sure
black. In this respect, lawyers are like know their own telephone numbers. how to pronounce their children’s
police officers or social workers—they names. Black woman, on the other hand,
rarely deal with ordinary white people. My black clients eventu- often become incensed if you mispro-
To a large degree, I became racially nounce the very unusual names they have
conscious because of my black clients, ally destroyed all my given their children.
who eventually destroyed all my precon- preconceived notions The most unusual name I ever came
ceived notions about race. My awaken- about race. across was Iisszzttadda. I have never met
ing did not come from one or even a few a person, white or black, who could pro-
incidents, but from the accumulation of They may think they do but they don’t, nounce it correctly. To my surprise the
thousands upon thousands of small in- and the problem has gotten worse with name is pronounced, “I seize the day.”
teractions. the proliferation of cell phones. At least Iisszzttadda had siblings named Ra-
Day after day my clients continue to a third of the numbers they leave with heem, Utopian, Desiorme, Sid-Timothy,
amaze me. There is no racial education my receptionist or on my answering Kizzma, and Larilaril. I have occasion-
quite so thorough and convincing as machine are wrong numbers. Often, a Continued on page 3

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boost from reading the words of white
people (some of whom are admitted left-
ist) who are now seeing the light.
If former ACLU-types and civil rights
marchers can finally wake up, then all is
not lost. Indeed, that happened to South-
erners after the war. Having to actually
live under Negro rule (assisted by the
Yankee guns) made Southerners so anti-
black that we took the vote away from
them at the first opportunity. And my
guess is that the few English-speaking
South Africans who have not fled South
Africa have, by now, changed their
minds and would not vote for majority
rule again.
In other words, even whites can learn
clearly. A superb analysis. from mistakes although they do so very
Letters from Readers Wade Mackey, Spring, Tex. slowly. And, as those writers in AR
Sir — I read with interest Michael pointed out, it certainly is difficult for
Rienzi’s “Ethnic Genetic Interests” in the opinions to change when the whole cul-
February issue. The author emphasizes Sir — Mexican television has consis- tural apparatus keeps telling us the real-
the link between ethnic survival and a tently portrayed the conflict with Iraq as ity we see is an illusion. Still, some few
defensible territory: “In the long run, a fight between the white and brown have learned, and it’s my guess there are
only [emphasis added] territory ensures races. During the runup to the war, it ran many thousands more just like them who
survival . . . . The loss of territory, whe- images of Saddam Hussein and his as- are silent for now.
ther by military defeat or displacement sociates behaving in a business-like and Maybe speaking the truth and pub-
by aliens, brings ethnic diminishment or respectful manner, while President Bush, lishing the truth over a long period of
destruction . . . .” Vice President Cheney, Secretary of time can actually work. There just might
While this is logical and borne out by Defense Rumsfeld, et. al., were shown be some hope for us after all, especially
most of history’s ethnic winners and los- with screwed-up faces, yelling, scream- when the truths we publish are coupled
ers, there is one group that has defied ing, and acting unreasonable. Mexicans with the slow realization by many that
predictions of its demise, and survived have told me Mr. Hussein challenged Mr. “American” culture is falling apart and
and at times flourished over centuries Bush to a fist fight or dual, but our presi- they have been lied to.
without a territory. That group is, of dent, the coward, backed down. Thanks for the lift from AR.
course, the Jewish people. Name Withheld, Houston, Texas Lake High, Columbia, S.C.
Although I am Jewish, and cannot There will be more such accounts in
therefore frame the debate with a wholly a forthcoming issue. —Editor
dispassionate pen, I find it odd that eth- Sir — We all react (to a greater or
nic and population academics such as Dr. lesser degree depending on personality)
Frank Salter and writers like Mr. Rienzi to victory and defeat. Victory spurs us Sir — Being old enough, at age 68,
gloss over this discrepancy in what is on, and defeat tends to make us reluc- to remember quite a bit about the Sec-
otherwise a straightforward theorem. tant for the next fight. ond World War, I particularly enjoyed
I mention this not merely to poke Southerners, who have suffered an your January article on the Japanese re-
holes in other’s work, but rather to bring unbroken string of defeats since 1954 location camps. I’ve written on the sub-
attention to a situation in which one (actually since 1945 but the average man ject a few times, citing the same major
group successfully sails against the gen- doesn’t realize it) are, for the most part, points, but never had access to so much
eral headwinds of population theory. Is a beaten people. A few Southerners can detail. I would add only one more argu-
there some ingredient in the Jewish suc- get excited about emotional issues like ment made at the time for relocation: If
cess story that can enable those of Euro- the Confederate flag, but most realize there had been a Japanese landing on the
pean descent to survive the very specific that they are politically beaten and will West Coast, resident Japanese-Ameri-
headwinds that readers of AR are in- never be able to outvote the more nu- cans who were not loyal to the emperor
formed of on a monthly basis? merous Northerners. would have been mistreated by the Japa-
Daniel Popolov, Englewood, N. J. As a result of a long-term string of nese invaders. Japan’s policy was that
defeats for whites everywhere, I sense all ethnic Japanese owed loyalty to the
that our people are quite dejected— homeland, and it was in the interests of
Sir — I thought I would pass on some which is why I so much appreciated the those who considered themselves Ame-
praise and appreciation to Michael May issue. The cover story about how ricans to move them to safety.
Rienzi for his critique in the June issue whites woke up to race was different Jerry Prater, Cross City, Fla.
of “Race: The Power of an Illusion.” I from previous articles (I’ve been a sub-
am especially pleased that the mitochon- scriber for 10 years), and came as a
drial DNA fraud was pointed out so pleasant surprise. I got a psychological

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call repeatedly for new appointments,
American Renaissance making four, five or even six appoint-
Jared Taylor, Editor ments and then miss them all. I had one
Stephen Webster, Assistant Editor client who called more than 50 times
James P. Lubinskas, Contributing Editor before he finally came to my office.
George McDaniel, Web Page Editor Rarely do I ever get a call from a black
client canceling an appointment.
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New Century Foundation. NCF is governed by section would call clients in advance to remind
501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; contributions them of their appointments. They
to it are tax deductible. thanked me, but it made them no more
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Continued from page 1 papers in front of them. They may call many different excuses, but I never
ally asked clients the reasons for such for information, but never have a pen or heard, “I forgot,” or “I’m sorry I didn’t
unusual names, but the most common pencil ready to take it down. I have make it.”
answer is “I don’t know. It just sounded learned to ask direct questions: “What Since appointments mean so little to
good.” This is the answer I got from a is your name?” “What is the problem?” my clients, I decide each day when I am
mother who named her child Latrine. If a client cannot tell me in three min- available, and tell everyone to show up
(See sidebar for actual names of blacks utes or less what the problem is, I tell at the same time. On Saturday afternoons
I have encountered in my practice.) him to come to my office and bring a
I once had a client in my office who small retainer fee. That way at least I Some Names of
did not know his own name. He had been will have to listen to their ramblings only Blacks Encountered in
called by his nickname for so long he if they are prepared to pay. My Practice
couldn’t remember his given name. This Blacks with whom I have already spo-

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is not as shocking as it sounds. Some ken seem to think I should know instantly aja (pronounced Asia), Aca-
black names, like Phe-anjoy or Quith- who they are when they telephone. Af- cia, Ajeenah, Akai, Aqua-
reaun or JyesahJhnai, are so odd, it ter I get on the line, a typical conversa- nita, Aryan White, Baleria,
would be no surprise if they were never tion may go like this: Barbertha, Callie (pronounced
used and eventually forgotten. “Who am I speaking to?” Kelly), CaAndi, Chetiqua, Cloteal,
“I am your client.” Curly Top, Darhies, Dayphine,
“I have many clients, can you tell me Debrasharme, Derecio, Dertiteriesa,
Since appointments mean which one?” Dikueria & Dikuria (twins), Dildree,
so little to my clients, I “I am your divorce client.” Dishon, Dovanna, Duanita, Dyia-
decide each day when I “Can you tell me your name?” mond, Dwendolyn, Effillyne, Eliza-
“Rufus.” beth Taylor, Endrissa, Equandolyn,
am available, and tell Esaw, Everage, Floyce, Franshawn,
“Rufus, can you tell me your last
everyone to show up at name?” Ghia, Godzilla Pimp, Ivier, Jarta-
the same time. The conversation may go on for some vious, JyesahJhnai, Keithen, Kent-
time before I finally figure out who is nilla, Lafondra, La,poo (yes, con-
Names are not the only things blacks calling. tains comma), Latronia, Lemonjello
do not know. Once when I was filling I do not take personal injury or prod- & Orangejello (twins), L’Tonya, Ma-
out a form for a female client I asked if uct liability cases, but blacks are always choda, Nau-Quia, Mayima, Minute,
she knew how old her husband was. She asking about bringing suits of this kind: Miquel, Nethel, Omnipotence, On-
told me she didn’t know. I asked her the “My vacuum cleaner broke. Can you dra (pronounced André), Ozro,
next question on the form, which was help me?” Padraic, Pecola, Phe-anjoy, Precious
her husband’s birth date. Amazingly, she Most of my clients who are not black Unique, Queen Esther, Quithreaun,
knew it—and was genuinely surprised either show up on time for appointments Rincesetta, Sanja, Saranus, Shanieja,
when I told her she could figure out her or call if they must reschedule. Amaz- Sharicus, Shiquipa, SiJourna’i,
husband’s age from his birth date. ing as this may seem, only about five Silquia, Sinetra, Summer Love,
When potential clients call for the first percent of my black clients show up on Termicka, Tequilla, Timphanie,
time, often the hardest part is to figure time, and by that I mean within an hour Tryphenia, Tywana, Tzaddi &
out why they are calling. Usually they of the appointed time. Only one in five Tzavvi (twins), Ulheric, Undlia,
begin in the middle of the story. If you show up on the appointed day. A few Undrea (pronounced André), Wsam,
let them, they will go on and on, and say trickle in a day or two later. Most just Xiomara, XL, Yaw, Yuvodka Sha-
nothing. Clients may call about papers never show up. Missing an appointment rice, Wilida, Zaquan, Zufan, Zy-
they got in the mail, but never have the never embarrasses black people. They neene. Ω

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I can have as many as twenty appoint- the judge and I explained this to the cli- alized he wanted to know if I could file
ments for the same time. Usually it is ent. At the designated hour my client did a law suit against someone. Within the
not a problem because few show up and not come back to the courtroom. Later week I got another call asking if I “did
even fewer show up on time. Only once that afternoon I got a call from the judge, luggage.” Since I now knew about suit-
in the last 20 years did everyone show who told me my client had completely cases, I said yes, I do luggage.
up. misunderstood the instructions. He went I pride myself on doing good work
Many of my clients are unable to ex- to the nearest commercial movie house, for my clients, but I cannot remember
plain even the most basic facts. Often saw a movie, and brought back his movie even once being thanked or compli-
they must take the witness stand, and no ticket stub. mented by a black client. They do not
matter how many times we have gone Long ago I stopped asking my clients observe even the most common courte-
over the testimony in advance, I can be why they did something. It is not worth sies. Also, with rare exceptions, blacks
the effort. Most don’t know. The ones will never admit they made a mistake.
who know usually cannot give a coher- When things go wrong, as they inevita-
ent answer. Even if they can give a co- bly do, it is always someone else’s fault.
herent answer, it usually changes every The most common excuse blacks give
time you ask. is, “They are putting me through the
For example, one of my black divorce changes.” I have yet to figure out exactly
clients tried to hide assets from his what that means.
spouse—this is not uncommon. Through Most people tell lies because they
discovery it came to light that he had think a lie will help them. I have come
secretly bought a piece of property after to the conclusion that most of my cli-
the divorce had begun. He put his wife’s ents cannot distinguish between a plau-
name on the title, a very odd thing to do, sible lie and a wild fairy tale. They are
since he was trying to hide the property convinced people will believe anything
from her. I made the mistake of asking they say. Clients often tell me some fan-
Cats on a suitcase.
him why he did that. True to my previ- tastic story I cannot possibly defend in
ous experiences, he could not give an court. If I tell them what they are saying
surprised by what they say. Some are answer that made sense. is unbelievable the usual reaction is an-
simply lying and get tangled up in their Clients sometimes tell me they knew ger and screaming. Typically, they will
lies, but most have such low IQs, they they were being cheated, but signed the add, “I’m paying you. You have to be-
cannot describe even the simplest things. papers anyway. I have given up asking lieve what I say.”
Often they seem to say the first thing that why they signed, because I know I will Sometimes, despite my warnings, cli-
pops into their heads. When they are not get an intelligible answer. ents will get on the stand and tell obvi-
questioned further they cannot remem- My clients make mistakes in written ous, outright lies. The judge may inter-
ber what they said previously. and spoken English that are often comi- rupt the testimony and tell me to go out-
I once had a client whose wife was cal. One client in a criminal case told side with my client to “get your story
suing him for child support. In discus- me he was telling the truth, and was will- straight.” They are not going to sit in
sions before trial he told me he had two ing to take a “polyester test” to prove it. court and listen to fairy tales. I take my
children from a previous marriage. This Another told me he desperately wanted client outside and tell him he has got to
was favorable for him because it meant to see me, and needed an appointment tell the truth, or at least say something
he would probably owe his current wife “between Tuesday and Wednesday.” believable. My client then starts scream-
less money. At trial, his wife testified that One who bounced a check told me the
my client had no children outside of their problem was “insignificant funds” in his One client was willing
marriage. When I asked him on the stand account. I have had clients who have to take a “polyester test”
how many children he had before he “profiteering” plans at work, want an
married his current wife, he said he had “uncontestable” divorce (or a “detested” to prove he was
none. Later I asked him why he had an- divorce, or an “untested” divorce), had telling the truth.
swered that way, when he told me be- “insects” (incest) in the family, need an
fore that he had two other children. “Did “annoyment” (annulment), want a free ing. “Why are you talking to me this
I say that?” he asked. I never found out “flirtation” (consultation), ask about my way? You’re supposed to be on my side.”
which version was true. “container” (retainer), want to “consul- I once had a client testify about his
Many of my clients have a hard time tate” about a divorce, or had to meet with assets in a divorce case, in which the
following simple directions. Once I ap- “media people” (mediation counselors). court was to determine whether he
peared in traffic court with a client. In One man told me, “I own a car but it is should pay his estranged wife temporary
lieu of a conviction he was to see a traf- not mine,” and one who was accused of support. My client was a store-front
fic safety movie. The courtroom was on indecent exposure insisted, “I didn’t take preacher, and testified that he lived in
the second floor of the courthouse, and my stuff out of my pants.” the marital residence with his wife,
the traffic safety movie was shown on It took me some time to understand though in separate quarters. His wife tes-
the first floor. The client was to come certain kinds of black slang. Within the tified that he was out living with his “ho.”
back to the courtroom with proof— first month of my independent practice My client went on and on about how this
which would be given him on the first a man called to ask if I could “put a suit- was impossible because he was a Man
floor—that he watched the movie. Both case on a cat.” After much inquiry I re- of God. I thought he was lying. The

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judge ruled that if my client was living port, haven’t seen their children in years, divorce and I didn’t get one, so I should
with his wife he should share household and at best may have paid for some bas- get all my money back.”
expenses, which he was not currently ketball shoes. Once I sued a client who didn’t pay
paying. At this point, my client realized Children do not always seem to have me. I finally garnished his wages and was
there was a cost to pretending to be a the same importance for blacks that they paid in full. About six months later he
Man of God living with his lawful wife, do for whites. I was in bankruptcy court called to ask me to take his next case. I
and changed his tune. “Judge why are once waiting for my client’s case to be told him I didn’t want a client that
you believing me?” he said. “Believe my doesn’t pay his bills. He became indig-
wife. I am nothing but an old lying nant. He said I got all my money, so what
nigger.” No one in the courtroom could did I have to complain about.
stop laughing. To hear my clients tell it, banks are
constantly “messing” with their check-
Outside Kids ing accounts. At least that is what they
tell me when their checks bounce. Most
“Outside kid” cases are one of my of my clients do not have checking ac-
specialties. For those not in the know, counts, and pay cash. The ones who do
blacks call any child born out of wed- have accounts have no idea how much
lock an outside kid. Black men are good money is in them. Many clients have
at making children but not at supporting written me checks on accounts that were
them, and this can be a terrible burden Seventy percent are “outside kids.” closed.
under laws written with white people in called. A black debtor—not my client— Black clients yell and scream at me
mind. was before the judge trying to convince every day; I have learned that this is
In my state, the parent who does not him to approve his bankruptcy repay- normal. They are like young children
have custody—almost always the fa- ment plan. The judge told him he could who don’t get their way. I usually ignore
ther—pays a percentage of net income not afford both his Cadillac and his chil- these outbursts, though screaming back
to the parent with custody—almost al- dren, and had to give up one or the other. at them is usually more effective. I have
ways the mother. The mother gets 20 The debtor immediately said he could been threatened with physical violence
percent of the father’s net income for the not give up his car, and therefore the only twice, and once I had to call the
first child, 25 percent for two children, judge would have to take his kids. The police to escort a client out of my of-
and up to 50 percent for five or more judge threw up his hands and walked off fice.
children. What if a man has children by the bench. On another occasion, the My experience is hardly unique. Most
several women? Each mother gets 20 same bankruptcy judge told a black of the lawyers I know have practices
percent for the first child, so a man similar to mine. Most lawyers
with five children by five different therefore are racial realists even if
women is supposed to be paying 100 they do not admit it openly. Their
percent of his income in child sup- actions and comments are no dif-
port. I once had a client who had 12 ferent from mine. People who have
different children by 10 different daily contact with minorities, who
women. Theoretically, he owed 250 know first-hand that there are ra-
percent of his income. These laws cial differences, are likely to be the
simply don’t make sense for blacks. best prospects for any movement
Judges have to decide each case as that promotes racial consciousness.
More important than house or kids?
best they can. They don’t like dealing with blacks, but
Not surprisingly, the average black debtor he could not afford both his that is simply part of the business. If they
client will not pay child support unless Cadillac and his house. The debtor re- can’t take it anymore they get into some
it is deducted from his paycheck. Many plied, “You can live in your car but you other line of work.
refuse to work, or leave a job to avoid can’t drive your house. Take my house.” One lawyer I know moved to the
paying. Job turnover is very high among This was many years ago and tastes in country so he would have white clients.
blacks, and the court system has a hard cars may have changed, but I learned He had lived in the big city all his live,
time keeping up with them. Some blacks how important Cadillacs were to blacks. but was willing to pull up all his roots to
quit on purpose, and move to another In one respect my job is very differ- get a different clientele.
job so as to keep one step ahead of the ent from that of a policeman or social Recently the supreme court in my
collections. worker: I have to make sure I am paid. I state ruled that a lawyer can be disci-
Whenever I ask a potential client try to get paid in full before I agree to plined for communications that racially
whether he has paid court-ordered child represent a client. If I am not paid in full denigrate litigants. For that reason I can-
support he will almost invariably answer before the case is over I know I will not write this article under my own name,
with one or more of the following: “I never get any more money. Clients have much as I would like to. I must hide be-
always helps my kids.” “I gives the a hard time understanding they are pay- hind a pseudonym for fear of falling vic-
mother money whenever she asks.” “I ing for an attorney’s time. Invariably, if tim to our politically-correct supreme
am always there for my kids.” “I buys a client drops a case before it is over he court. Ω
my kids whatever they needs.” It almost asks for a full refund. Their reasoning Donald Williamson practices law in
always turns out they have paid no sup- goes something like this: “I paid for a the Midwest.

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ropean New Right. have been catastrophic: political unre- tal alternative to the current destructive
sponsiveness, bureaucratic tyranny, un- left-liberal order is almost unavailable
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he Scorpion is the leading publi-
cation in English about the think- For over 20 years The Scorpion has
ers and themes of the European worked to change this. Its goal is to make
New Right (ENR). It is edited by sense of the modern world, and find new
Michael Walker, an Englishman living ways to defend and advance such tradi-
in Germany, who is well-connected in tional concerns as people, culture and
Nationalist circles in Europe. American nation. It recognizes that the West has
Renaissance readers know him from his turned against itself, and that its leading
talk on “European Nationalist Move- tendencies are destroying the things that
ments” at the 1998 AR conference. have made it what it is. The publication
The ENR is the most important intel- therefore believes that its ultimate goal
lectual movement in Europe to oppose must be to help lay the groundwork for
the postwar liberal-to-socialist consen- a new European civilization based on
sus. It insists on discussing issues the different principles.
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about—like the importance of human issue of The Scorpion deals with a great
differences—and raises them in ways political or cultural theme: race, sex,
that make them hard to ignore. As Tho- education, ecology, nihilism, the nature
mas Jackson points out in his review of of the nation or the state. It includes a
Alain de Benoist long essay giving the editor’s thoughts,
Tomislav Sunic’s Against Democracy
and Equality (AR, December 1992), it all appearances—the impending death and also pieces, often by ENR thinkers,
has “played a central role in dislodging of the West. that offer a variety of other perspectives.
Marxism as the unacknowledged reli- Radical political dysfunction requires The style of the magazine is intelli-
gion of European intellectuals.” rethinking basic principles. Neither gent, well-read, and sometimes quite
Nonetheless, it remains all but un- cheerleading for the American Way nor demanding. Authors treat basic issues at
known this side of the Atlantic. Since conspiracy theories lead us anywhere. the level they demand, so the magazine
the Founding Era, Americans have had The similarity of problems on both sides is not intended for the mass market.
little interest in European political of the Atlantic means there is no longer Nonetheless, the attitude of the writers
thought, and this lack of interest has had a fundamental opposition between Eu- is far from academic. The survival of
some justification. America has mostly ropean and American politics. Instead, European man is at stake, and even when
had a free and stable government that the political history of Europe now discussing high theory—or “culture and
has brought its people peace and pros- makes European thought especially use- metapolitics,” as the magazine’s self-
perity. Europeans mostly have not. The description puts it—the concern is with
main political invention we have im- Europeans have been what to do about the very difficult situa-
ported from them recently has been the tion in which Europe finds itself.
welfare state. Why look to them for in-
forced by events to think Many of the articles are excellent.
spiration? through modern political Those by Alain de Benoist in particular
Times change. European politics are pathologies. Until recent are often very helpful introductions to
still no model to follow, but we are no decades, we have been ways of thought unknown in America,
longer free from its vices. On both sides while the editor’s essays add a touch of
of the Atlantic the state has become the spared that need. English commonsense, practicality and
enemy of people and culture. All West- fairmindedness to grand continental
ern governments now make it fundamen- ful, because Europeans have been forced theorizing (I should disclose that I am a
tal policy to abolish human distinctive- by events to think through modern po- contributor).
ness and thus the qualities that define litical pathologies. Until recent decades, In addition to the themes to which is-
their own peoples, in the name of effi- we have been spared that need. sues are devoted, the magazine has pub-
ciency, equality, and lifestyle freedoms. The other English-speaking peoples lished several series of articles explor-
To that end, pervasive bureaucratic con- are in the same position as we. Long- ing topics such as the stateless nations
trols have been established, obvious term stability and an insular location may and regional cultures of Europe, and the

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German “conservative revolution,” a and the Conservative Revolutionaries ernment. There are differences between
movement after the First World War that offer other theories. Government might, European and American political dis-
inspired the ENR and included such men for example, be viewed as a sort of course, and we must translate concepts,
as Oswald Spengler and Carl Schmitt. higher will that gives direction to social make allowances, and sometimes dis-
Other continuing interests include the life, or as the expression of the innate agree.
significance of science—especially ge- character of a people. Even if in the end The ENR seems to me wrong, for ex-
netics—and the search for a new reli- we prefer the more down-to-earth ample, to blame Christianity for the uni-
gious outlook. There is an extensive American view, additional perspectives versalism and egalitarianism that it cor-
book review section and a reader’s fo- are needed to sort through something as rectly believes are destroying the West.
rum, and the magazine also publishes multifaceted as politics. After all, can
manifestos of non-mainstream political something men are willing to die for, like
movements, provocative clippings from country and flag, really be explained by
the European press, and the occasional utility and practicality?
reviews of European restaurants. More generally, The Scorpion and the
The Scorpion handles its topics with ENR are useful because of the breadth
great freedom. Even though informally of their interests. The European com-
associated with the ENR, it toes no lines plaint is that Americans, especially con-
and feels free to publish anyone, debate servatives, are concerned with machin-
with anyone, and differ with anyone. ery, money, moralism, and not much else.
Above all, it emphasizes its indepen- The complaint is exaggerated but not
dence. It rejects party lines, pursues ar- invented. It is a serious mistake to aban-
guments as best it can, and presents don to the Left whatever goes beyond
thinkers who place the Western politi- the immediately practical. Politics de-
cal world in new perspectives—often, pends on its setting—not just econom-
for Americans, radically new perspec- ics and ethnicity, but also architecture,
tives. the arts, literature, philosophy, and the
As an example, The Scorpion has fea- natural environment. The long-term
tured the thought of the Italian writer prospects of the Right are poor unless it
Julius Evola and of the writers of the can seriously dispute the Left’s owner- Julius Evola
German Conservative Revolution. ship of these things. The Scorpion there- In fact, Europeans have been looking for
Those thinkers analyze government (or fore takes on not only the political and equal and rational universal principles
the “metapolitical,” but the seemingly since the pre-Socratics, and composing
nonpolitical: thinkers like Nietzsche and utopias since Plato. The wars of the last
Heidegger, cultural movements like ro- century, and the expanding role of the
manticism and nihilism, issues like ecol- European Union suggest that getting rid
ogy and the built environment. It mat- of Christianity only makes European
ters to a nation what music it listens to, secular utopianism more destructive.
how its people dress, what its public However that may be, what’s needed
buildings look like, and what its academ- today is not support for the views we
ics study. There are no quick fixes for already have or a ready-made program
these problems, but we should be aware for cultural reconstruction. What is
of them, and the Europeans have thought needed is a source of new perspectives,
about them much more thoroughly than and a forum in which important and of-
we have. ten speculative ideas can be discussed
The magazine has its limitations. freely and openly, without regard to
Much of the theorizing is at a consider- whether our rulers find them acceptable.
able distance from concrete politics. It For this, The Scorpion is an irreplace-
rarely deals with issues of immediate able resource. There is nothing else like
practical concern to Americans, al- it in English.
though it sometimes publishes articles There was a revealing debate some
about America, and has had a special years back in The Scorpion readers’ fo-
issue on this country. It is put together rum between the editor and several read-
for people who want to think about ba- ers who questioned the wisdom of pub-
sic issues, and so will be unsatisfying for lishing a couple of letters from national
Oswald Spengler anyone who wants ready-made posi- socialists. Might not such actions
rather the state) in ways that for Ameri- tions. And most of us will disagree with threaten the magazine’s respectability
cans are wholly unexpected. In this coun- some things in it. Writers close to the and ability to be taken seriously? Mr.
try we have a simple and utilitarian un- ENR often use America as a whipping Walker rejected the criticisms vigorously
derstanding of government, as the ad- boy for the problems of Europe, and their and at length—as indeed he had vigor-
ministrator of the will of the people or a discussions of economics and ecology ously taken issue with the national so-
regulatory body promoting prosperity sometimes ignore the need to put limits cialists—and summarized the credo that
and order. European thinkers like Evola on the jurisdiction and activity of gov- motivates his magazine:

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“Unlike [one of the readers], I am that celebrates “diversity” so as to abol- topics the magazine was discussing in
happy to say that I am neither “viscer- ish it in favor of the uniformity of eco- 1981 have dated. The “fast pace of mod-
ally anti-nazi” nor “viscerally anti-lib- nomics and bureaucracy. It promotes the ern life,” it seems, is only a distraction
eral.” I am viscerally anti-stupidity, and intellectual and cultural work needed for from the intellectual paralysis The Scor-
I am viscerally anti-totalitarian, I am vis- constructive political action to become pion has always fought. Ω
cerally anti-crudity and viscerally anti- possible. It should be heard.
ugliness . . . . These are the things we Independence, adventurousness, and
should be fighting, not liberals or nazis lack of concern for respectability come
but these things when they appear in at a price. The publication is at times
what they do and say, for in debate a man something of a one-man show, and is
should not be held to account either [for] perpetually underfunded. It comes out
what others say he is or even for what only once a year, and subscriptions are
he says he is; he should be held to ac- expensive—though issues run to 50
count for that he means and what he pages or so. There is a reasonable selec-
does.” tion of articles at its website (not func-
In a world of spin, hype, code words tioning at press time, but perhaps work-
and politically-correct censorship, The ing now). The magazine has also put out
Scorpion thus stands for discussion a CD with the 19 issues published from
among human beings. It stands for eth- 1981 through 1998. The CD is well James Kalb is a lawyer and indepen-
nic and cultural particularity in a world worth acquiring, since very few of the dent scholar who lives in New York.

O Tempora, O Mores!
Our Debt to Liberia? erra Leone’s civil war, even going so
far as to call rebel leader Foday
The Congressional Black Caucus, Sankoh another Nelson Mandela—de-
which voted almost unanimously spite the fact that Mr. Sankoh’s men
against the war in Iraq, is clamoring liked to cut people’s arms off to show
for George Bush to send troops to who was boss. Even William Clinton
pacify Liberia. Members like Sheila had enough, and in June 2000 finally
Jackson Lee hint broadly that the only fired his Special Envoy for Democracy
reason Americans aren’t there already and Human Rights in Africa.
is that Mr. Bush just doesn’t care Kenneth Timmerman, author of a
about black people. Rev. Jesse Jack- book-length exposé of Mr. Jackson
son is quite sure “racism” is the prob- called Shakedown, thinks that without
lem, and wants American soldiers on the reverend’s energetic boosting,
the ground as soon as possible. Two months later Mr. Jackson invited Charles Taylor would have been diplo-
Mr. Jackson’s role in promoting the the warlord to Chicago for a “reconcili- matically isolated and perhaps pushed
current Liberian warlord, Charles Tay- ation conference” that was meant to
lor, is not well known. In October 1997 showcase Mr. Taylor as a modern demo-
President Clinton appointed Mr. Jack- cratic leader. “It’s morning time in
son Special Envoy for Democracy and Liberia,” intoned Mr. Jackson, and urged
Human Rights in Africa, and he first flew Mr. Taylor’s opponents in Liberia to stop
to Monrovia to meet Mr. Taylor in Feb- publicizing government atrocities on the
ruary 1998. Mr. Taylor had just been Internet. “The international community
elected president after he sent his noto- frequents the Internet and takes note of
rious “Small Boys Units” out to threaten whatever information is disseminated on
to shoot anyone who voted the wrong the information superhighway,” he said,
way. Rather than lecture Mr. Taylor on “so, please stay off the Net.” The as-
human rights, Mr. Jackson became good sumption among Liberians was that only
buddies with the dictator. According to a paid promoter would be booming Mr.
an American embassy report, “Rev. Taylor so vigorously, but Mr. Jackson
Jackson met several times privately with denies he ever got money from Monro-
President Taylor and appeared to estab- via.
lish a strong personal bond with him.” In November 1998, Mr. Jackson once
Charles Taylor was like a Chicago gang again visited Mr. Taylor in Liberia, and
leader, said the reverend, who could be instead of scolding him for his deterio- out of power long ago. He also notes Mr.
“redeemed” with the right kind of per- rating record treated him like a states- Taylor had a habit of splashing out dia-
sonal stroking. man. He then went on to meddle in Si- monds smuggled from Sierra Leone

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whenever he needed something, and capital of the country, but is now just a “diversity.” More than 16 percent of
wonders if a few didn’t end up in Rev. footnote. With a murder rate of 54.5 per employees are Hispanic, and in 2003
Jackson’s pockets. [Kenneth R. Timmer- 100,000—up over 30 percent in one Hispanic Magazine named it for the sec-
man, Jesse, Liberia and Blood Dia- year—it is ahead of its nearest competi- ond year in a row to its “Corporate 100:
monds, Insight Magazine, July 25, tor, Washington, DC. With more than Best Places to Work for Latinos.” His-
2003.] two million people in jail, violent crime panic Business ranked it second in the
Now, Rev. Jackson, Condoleezza is generally down in the United States country among the “corporate elite,” for
Rice, Colin Powell, and the blacks in since the peak of the mid-1990s, and the number of Hispanic executives and
Congress are braying for the US to save there is only speculation as to why New managers. [Washington Mutual and the
Africans from themselves. They point Orleans is in the middle of a crime wave. National Council of La Raza Team Up
out that the French sorted out the mess Recently, two big public housing pro- to Increase Homeownership Education
in Ivory Coast, the British did the same jects were shut down, and the redistrib- and Opportunities for Latinos, Business
in Sierra Leone, so now it’s our turn. At uted miscreants got into turf wars. Wire, July 11, 2003.]
least they seem to recognize that Africa Because so many hardened felons are
is a hopeless place that cannot pull it- behind bars, the new criminals in the Big Fake Miracle
self out of barbarism unless white men Easy tend to be young—and female. In
show up with guns. a July 6 fracas, two 14-year-old girls The Houston, Texas, school district
jumped a 16-year-old and stabbed her has been the crowning achievement in
DC Sniper Hates Whites to death with a steak knife. The victim “the Texas miracle,” according to which
had been shot in the leg the year before, the state has made impressive progress
John Lee Malvo, the youngster who and could not run. Her cousin, who was with “at risk” students. It was largely on
spent last fall shooting up the DC area with her when she died, says the killers the strength of Houston’s glowing record
with his pal John Allen Muhammad, is knew her. “They was jealous,” she ex-
reported to have blabbed to prison plains, adding that her cousin was “the
guards shortly after he was locked up last cute type. Boys liked her.” The stabbing
October. Wayne Davis and Joseph came just one week after two other teen-
Stracke, guards at the “Supermax” age girls went to prison for killing a 16-
prison in Baltimore, Maryland, came year-old girl, also with a steak knife. A
forward recently to relay comments from number of black ministers have asked
Mr. Malvo that suggest a racial motive for National Guard patrols in the most
for the sniper attacks. Mr. Malvo ex- violent neighborhoods. [Jeffrey Gettle-
plained to the men—who are presum- man, New Orleans Struggles With a Ho-
ably black—that he hated white people, micide Rate That Belies Its Size, New
though “the shooting was mainly for York Times, July 11, 2003.]
money.” He told Mr. Stracke there were
“a lot of ghettos in America,” and the Promoting Dispossession
two “were trying to clean it up.” Mr.
Davis says Mr. Malvo told him many of Sixty-eight percent of Americans own
the shootings were in Montgomery their own homes but only 48 percent of
County, Maryland, because “that’s where Hispanics do, and National Council of
the rich people are.” Mr. Davis also re- La Raza wants more Hispanic home-
ports that one of the reasons for the owners. On July 11, at the national La
shootings was that Mr. Malvo thought Raza conference in Austin, Texas, the Rod Paige: fake miracles.
white people were trying to hurt Louis banking company Washington Mutual
Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam. [Tom announced it would contribute $1 mil- that Rod Paige, school superintendent
Jackman, Guards Say Malvo Described lion to La Raza’s “Empowering an from 1994 to 2001, followed George
Near Hits, Washington Post, July 25, American Community Campaign,” the Bush to Washington to become Secre-
2003, p. A1.] goal of which is to help 7,000 Hispanics tary of Education. Last year, the Los An-
These remarks were reported without buy houses next year through a “home- geles-based Broad Foundation gave
comment, deep in a story about Mr. buyer education program” conducted in Houston a $1 million prize as best ur-
Malvo in the Washington Post. It does Spanish and English. ban district in America, and “the Texas
not seem likely that Mr. Malvo and Mr. Washington Mutual’s $1 million miracle” was the inspiration for Presi-
Muhammad will be charged with hate means La Raza is just $5 million short dent Bush’s “No Child Left Behind”
crimes. of its goal of $30 million for its cam- education policy.
paign, which will do more than teach It now appears that much of the
Big, Bloody Easy Hispanics about down payments and in- “miracle” was a fraud. Texas schools are
terest rates. It will buy La Raza a new judged on standardized test scores, as
The population of New Orleans is just headquarters building, pay for continu- well as attendance and dropout rates. At
short of half a million, which means it is ing “advocacy and education efforts,” least some schools systematically forced
not quite a “big city” for purposes of and fund the first ever Hispanic civil their worst-performing students to drop
crime statistics. With another 14,000 rights museum. out, and then reported they had trans-
people it would officially be the murder Washington Mutual likes to parade its ferred. A recent state audit of 16 Hous-

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ton middle and junior high schools found claimed this was an unfair comparison Black Alliance for Progress says whites
that their record-keeping was so fraudu- because the states have high-achieving just can’t teach blacks about slavery:
lent it recommended 14 of the 16 be suburbs and the district does not. Com- “When you talk about slavery, students
downgraded all the way from top to bot- pare us with other big, non-white cities, need to understand it is not our fault. Our
tom rank. they said, and we will stack up just fine. ancestors did nothing wrong to be en-
Many schools have “bouncers,” who This year, NEAP calculated scores for slaved. How do you work through that
track down truants and trouble-makers, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Los Ange- when the person teaching it is the same
force them out, and claim they trans- les, and New York, as well as the dis- type of person who did the enslaving?”
ferred. A school may, for example, es- trict, and DC is still dead last. “Charter Parents at the high school have entered
tablish a rule that a student cannot re- schools,” which the district set up some an official complaint with the school
turn to classes after two absences, and years ago, and were to pull students out board. [Parents: White Teacher Should
enforce it only against undesirables. of the doldrums, had lower average Not Teach Black History, NewsNet5
Another trick is to keep obvious losers scores than other public schools. .com (Cleveland television station), July
from taking an important 10th grade William Caritj, assistant superinten- 28, 2003.]
math exam by holding them back in the dent for assessment and educational ac-
9th grade. Holding students back often countability, isn’t worried. He says the Scalp ‘um White Man
encourages them to “transfer” and dis- district is generally in the same league
appear. as the other cities and in many cases is As everyone now knows, California
Sharpestown High School seems to down by only a few percentage points. is struggling to cover a $38 billion bud-
have been particularly zealous about “DC is not doing a lot worse than these get deficit. As it happens, there is a whole
purging its worst students. “We go from districts,” he says. “The perception that class of Californians who do not pay
1,000 freshman to less than 300 seniors we’re somehow a lot lower
with no dropouts,” says Robert Kimball, than other cities is wrong.”
an assistant principal. “Amazing!” Jo- The city does have a dis-
seph Rodriguez, a former employee of advantage. It has practi-
the district’s office of research and ac- cally no white students:
countability, calls it “Enron accounting.” just four percent in the
When bad apples are culled, perfor- fourth grade and three per-
mance improves. In a third of Houston’s cent in the eighth grade.
30 high schools, scores on standardized Glad for any glimmer of
tests rose as enrollment dropped. Aus- good news, educrats point
tin High School, for example, shed more out that this handful of
than 500 students between 1997 and whites did better than the
2000, and saw pass rates for the remain- national average for
ing 2,200 students rise from 65 percent whites—but this means the Make him pay taxes.
to 99 percent. [Diana Schemo, Questions racial achievement gap is per-
on Data Cloud Luster of Houston haps the greatest in the country. [Justin taxes on business profits, and who are
Schools, New York Times, July 11, Blum, D.C. Tests Poorly in Reading, exempt from vehicle taxes: Indians.
2003.] Writing, Washington Post, July 23, Fifty-three California tribes run casinos,
Texans are in sack cloth and ashes 2003.] and the profits are tax-free. Governor
over this, but Houston actually had a Gray Davis, desperate for money, pro-
good policy. A sizable percentage of “in- Whites Don’t Get It posed a bill to freeze expansion of In-
ner city” students get nothing out of dian-owned casinos unless the tribes pay
school, and only make it hard to teach Blacks in Oberlin, Ohio, are in a tizzy $1.5 billion, but later reduced the pro-
the rest. It is just as well “the Texas at the thought that a white person might posal to $680 million. The Indians are
miracle” has been exposed as baloney, teach black history at Oberlin High fighting back—successfully. They pre-
but Houston’s methods do demonstrate School. The usual teacher—suitably fer to spend smaller amounts to influ-
the advantages of weeding out incor- black—has a scheduling conflict. A.G. ence state legislation. During the last five
rigibles. The state should formalize the Miller, who teaches African religious years, Indians have spent $120 million
process. history at Oberlin College, says the re- on lobbying and state politics. [Many
placement sends the wrong message to Indians Exempt From State Taxes, Fees,
DC: No More Excuses blacks: “that we are not concerned about Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2003.]
the importance of your historical back-
The National Assessment of Educa- ground . . . that that is less important than Gangstas to Pimps
tional Progress (NEAP) test is consid- a schedule conflict.” Michael Williams,
ered to be the most comprehensive and interim director of Cleveland State Ten yeas ago, black rappers tried to
consistent national evaluation of student University’s black studies program, says look like—and sometimes be—gang-
performance. Until now, it has released a black person is a better choice because stas. Now it is pimps. Typical, and in
average scores by state, with the District he “has the advantage of the culture” and some respects leading the transforma-
of Columbia as a separate category. DC “can understand the nuances of the cul- tion, is Snoop Dogg, who first appeared
was always dead last by a substantial ture.” in Crip-style baggy jeans and sneakers,
margin, but school administrators Phyllis Yarber Hogan of the Oberlin but now prefers the full pimp regalia:

American Renaissance - 10 - September 2003


pink pinstripe suits, two-tone shoes, symbol of pimpdom, and one of Jay-Z’s Granada, until King Ferdinand and
wide-brimmed hat, and curly hair down most popular songs is “Big Pimpin’.” Queen Isabella finally expelled them in
to his shoulders. Mr. Dogg explains the Even in the ’90s, The Notorious B.I.G. 1492. For the first time in 500 years,
rationale for his new look: was rapping: “Pimpin’ ain’t easy but it Spain has a new mosque, which was
“I wanted to look good and feel good sure is fun.” opened to worship in Granada in July.
about myself. Those are qualities that Real and former black pimps have Dignitaries from Arab and Muslim coun-
you get from a pimp that everybody’s become celebrities, thanks to documen- tries gathered for the occasion as Sheik
not really understanding. [People] just taries like HBO’s “Pimps up, Hos Sultan bin Mohammed al-Qassimi of the
think it’s take money from a girl and slap Down,” and a film by the Hughes broth- United Arab Emirates—which paid for
her and send her to the corner, but nah, ers, “American Pimp.” [Nekesa Mumbi half of the construction cost—inaugu-
it’s other things about this pimpin’ that Moody, Pimps: The New ‘Gangstas’ of rated the building, and a muezzin
you really don’t even know. Rap, MiamiHerald.com, Jul. 23, 2003.] climbed the minaret of the Great Mosque
Work is under way on a cartoon movie of Granada to call the faithful to prayer.
called “Lil’ Pimp,” about a nine-year- [Daniel Woolls, After 511 Years, a New
old boy who hustles hos around the Mosque in Spain, Chicago Sun-Times,
neighborhood. Sony originally planned July 11, 2003.]
to release it in theatres but got cold feet,
and it will go direct to video, cable, or Bantus Arrive in Phoenix
even the Internet. Here is a description:
“He’s a cute little whiteboy, he’s got On May 22, Arizona got its first batch
freckles, and he’s a pimp—Lil’ Pimp, of Somali Bantus—a couple with six
to be exact! Share the laughs, the magic children, along with the man’s mother.
and the seductive, brutal honesty each They are expected to be followed by 800
week as Mom, Dad, Lil’ Pimp and his more, who will be coming as part of the
pimpin’ pals Fruitjuice and Nagc- 12,000 the United States agreed to ac-
hampa—plus superfine ‘hos Yam Bas- cept as refugees (see AR, May 2003).
ket and Honeysack—fill your heart with In the 18th century, the Somali Bantus
warmth and your computer screen with were taken from what is now Tanzania
memories.” and Mozambique by Arabs, and worked
as slaves for the Somalis. They are
Eskimos, Too among the most primitive people on
Spiritual advisor.
earth, and have spent the last several
“It’s cool to look good, it’s cool to On July 8, a 17-year-old white girl years in a refugee camp in Kenya after
have girls on your arm, and get money waiting for a bus in Fairview, Alaska, fleeing clan battles in Somalia.
from them, and that’s a good feeling, you fell into conversation with three Eski- When Hassan Muse, 42, arrived with
dig? There ain’t nothing wrong with it. mos. The Eskimos persuaded her walk his family at the apartment a church
“We’re teaching people how to hustle with them, and she agreed, thinking she group had furnished for them in north-
and how to look good. I’d rather be a could catch the bus at one of the many west Phoenix, he asked when the next
pimp than a gang-banger, because I grew stops along the way. When the four got group of refugees was moving in; he
up being a gang-banger, and I tell you, to a field, one man pushed her to the could not believe three bedrooms and
you live longer being a pimp.” ground, and two raped her while the third two bathrooms were for his family only.
Mr. Dogg has even taken a former- stood watch. She struggled to free her- In camp, they lived in a one-room mud
pimp-turned-preacher as his “spiritual self, and was punched repeatedly in the hut with no electricity or running water.
advisor,” none other than the self-pro- face. One Eskimo told her she was stu- The apartment has beds, but for the
claimed king of pimps, Archbishop Don pid to have got herself into such a situa- first few nights, the Muse family slept
Magic Juan. The archbishop is now an tion, and another threatened to kill her huddled together on the living room
official part of the Dogg entourage, and if she made any noise. A police officer floor, the way they did in camp. After
sometimes goes on the road with the star. drove by during the assault and was spot- two weeks, the 14-year-old daughter,
The archbishop explains his philosophy: ted by the lookout. The girl managed to who does most of the cooking, still had
“[It’s] the jewelry, the style of dressing, break free, and ran, crying, to the officer, not mastered a can opener, and sat on
the cars, the houses—to be able to feel who arrested one of the men. Police are the floor, a can between her feet, stab-
like you’re doing it your way, nobody considering the rape a hate crime be- bing at it with a knife. Riding in auto-
tell you what to do. You can move and cause of certain remarks made to the girl, mobiles makes some of the Muses car
groove like you want to.” which they refuse to repeat. [Tataboline sick, but one new toy they have all mas-
“I stayed pimped out for 30 years,” Brant, Fairview Rape May be Hate tered is the television remote control.
he adds. “I always believed in it. Now Crime, Anchorage Daily News, July 12, Theoretically, Mr. Muse is supposed
that I say I don’t want to pimp no more, 2003.] to go to work after several months of
everybody wants to be a pimp!” charity, but he speaks no English, can-
Indeed, Mr. Dogg and rapper 50 Cent The Moor Returns not read or write in any language, has
co-star in a new video called “P.I.M.P.,” never driven a car, is blind in one eye,
Lil’ Jon struts about in a pimp costume For 800 years, Muslims ruled south- and is missing a finger. He and his fam-
with a jewel-encrusted chalice that is the ern Spain from the Moorish capital of ily suffer from malaria, which they

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brought with them, and his nine-year-old of them will no doubt be eager to come than $100 million per year.
son spent five days in the hospital be- to America. The US government con- A recent television ad for a product
cause of an attack. siders North Koreans to be citizens of called Fair And Lovely has set the coun-
Of all the things Grandma Muse has South Korea, so they are not eligible for try off on one of its periodic rumpuses
seen in her new country, the pet food refugee status in the US, but that may about the desire for white skin. Known
aisle in the supermarket has impressed soon change. “There is an exodus of as “the air hostess ad,” it starts with a
her most. She says American pets eat massive proportions taking place out of
better than she did in Kenya. [Pat Shan- North Korea,” declares Senator Sam
nahan, A Family’s Culture Shock, Ari- Brownback (R-KS). “South Korea really
zona Republic (Phoenix), July 20, 2003.] cannot be expected to take all of [them].”
Sioux Falls, South Dakota is getting Sen. Brownback—along with Sen.
a dose of Somalis, too, with perhaps 150 Edward Kennedy (D-MA)—recently
expected over the next two years. They sponsored a resolution making North
will be settled by Lutheran Social Ser- Koreans eligible for asylum in the US.
vices, which has already established a The Senate has already approved the
large number of refugees in Sioux Falls. measure, and the House of Representa-
Thanks to their efforts, Minnehaha tives is expected to pass it, too. Sen.
County had the fastest-growing percent- Brownback was also instrumental in
age of foreign-born residents of any bringing in the 12,000 Somali Bantu
metropolitan area in the nation; their refugees. He and Sen. Kennedy are
numbers doubled during the 1990s. [Ad- working with a coalition of human rights
ditional Somali Refugees Could be groups, refugee advocates, conservative Indian woman want to look like
Headed to Sioux Falls, AP, July 27, think tanks, and the Christian Coalition Aishwarya Rai.
2003.] to persuade the Bush Administration to man lamenting that he has no son, and
let the North Koreans in. that his daughter does not make enough
More Hmong, Too Chuck Downs, a consultant and hu- money to support him. She tries Fair and
man rights advocate specializing in Lovely, turns lighter, and gets a job as a
The Laotian Hmong are another North Korea, thinks policy will certainly stewardess. The father is happy.
primitive group that finds the United change. “There is a core group of State Brinda Karat, general secretary of the
States more congenial than the home Department and Defense Department All India Democratic Women’s Associa-
country. After the 1975 Communist take- officials who are very eager to see the tion, calls the ad “racist.” “Of course,
over in Laos, some 130,000 Hmong administration be responsive to this,” he there is a cultural base in India for this
managed to get to America, leaving says, “and I think they have the support kind of market,” she concedes. “[Fair
about 400,000 behind. Thai officials of the president.” And Lovely is] taking advantage of that
announced in July that we could be get- “We will see the United States adopt and exploiting that very backward un-
ting more, since the US says it will take very generous provisions for North Ko- derstanding.” She is pleased to note that
another 8,000 who have been languish- rean refugees, including relocating them the air hostess ad is off the air.
ing in Thailand ever since 1975. from China and South Korea into pro- Hindustan Lever, which makes Fair
US-based Hmong say some of their cessing camps in the region and into lo- And Lovely, says the spot is no longer
compatriots back in Laos have started a calities in the US,” he adds. Mr. Downs televised only because it ran its course,
low-level insurgency against the Com- wants as many North Koreans as pos- and notes that others that make the same
munist government, and have asked the sible. If the administration can be per- point are still on the air. They may not
US to airlift them to America. The Lao- suaded to bring in 9,000, he says that be for long. Rita Vorimer of the ruling
tian government denies there is any in- would mean “a tremendous loosening of BJP party, wants to ban ads of this kind.
surgency, but a Belgian journalist who the floodgates.” With as many as “They are polluting the minds of the
was just kicked out of the country says 300,000 waiting in the wings, it could younger generation,” she says. “Some-
he found some anti-Communist Hmong: be a deluge. [Marian Wilkinson, US Pre- thing must be done by the government,
“There were about 600, mostly women pares to Open Door to Flood of North and the government has a responsibility
and children. Maybe 40 guys with guns, Korean Refugees, Sydney (Australia) to stop all this nonsense.” [India Debates
but no ammunition,” says Thierry Falise. Morning Herald, July 30, 2003.] ‘Racist’ Skin Cream Ads, BBCNews
He adds that the Hmong were starving, .com, July 24, 2003.]
and hoping to be rescued by Americans. ‘Fair And Lovely’
[U.S. to Accept 8,000 Hmong, Reuters, Singapore Segregation
July 22, 2003.] Indian women, like all Third-World
Saving the Hmong could be our next women, want to lighten their skin. Mem- A six-month study of Singapore pri-
project after we save Liberia. bers of the highest castes have lighter mary schools has uncovered the obvi-
skin tones, and fair-skinned women ous: children prefer friends of their own
dominate billboards, magazine advertis- race. Chinese, Malay, and Indian stu-
Why Not Koreans? ing, fashion and movies. The Sunday dents mix in the classroom, but segre-
Famine and political instability may newspaper personals are full of marriage gate themselves by race during recess
soon produce a flood of several hundred ads seeking fair-skinned brides, and the and at lunch. To some degree, this re-
thousand North Korean refugees. Many sale of skin lighteners brings in more flects the fact that the three groups speak

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different languages at home. However, represent one area. I want to represent says if the effort fails, he may sue. An-
researchers found that the tendency to all races, all religions—it doesn’t mat- other supporter is Congressman Raúl
self-segregation grows stronger as chil- ter.” Grijalva (D-AZ), who says “It’s full
dren grow older, although they have all The Justice Department is undaunted. deadly force with the hollow-point, they
become more fluent in English. By sixth If it finds that an at-large system works explode inside of you, that’s the point.”
grade, 80 percent of Chinese and 70 per- to the disadvantage of Hispanics, it could Mr. Grijalva’s fellow Arizona congress-
cent of Malay and Indian students spend order dozens of California towns to rejig man, Republican Jim Kolbe, thinks law
their free time only with people of the their voting systems. [Beth Silver, Vista enforcement agencies should be left to
same race. The study found that extra- is Examined for Bias, Los Angeles choose their own ammunition. [Luke
curricular activities like sports and scout- Times, July 28, 2003.] Turf, Effort Mounted to Strip Border
ing can foster interracial friendships. Patrol of Hollow-Point Bullets, Tucson
[Sandra Davie, Pupils Aren’t Mixing, Bullets on the Border Citizen, June 17, 2003.]
Study Finds, Straits Times (Singapore),
July 27, 2003.] Like most law enforcement agencies, Quotas in Brazil
the US Border Patrol uses hollow-point
Why Not Proportional Re- bullets. Hollow-points, also known as Brazil is home to more blacks than
controlled expansion rounds, are de- any country outside Africa. While many
presentation? signed so the tip of the bullet expands of the country’s 180 million people are
Vista is a town of 90,000 residents in as it enters the body, causing massive hybrids, and the country prides itself on
San Diego County, California. It elects trauma to the target and delivering enor- “racial democracy,” the reality is that the
a mayor and four at-large city council- mous stopping power. Police prefer hol- upper classes are white. The government
men, but although 40 percent of its popu- low-points because criminals are less recently enacted American-style affirma-
lation is Hispanic, it has never elected a likely to be a threat once they are shot. tive action to make universities less
Hispanic. Hispanics have tried to run for Hollow-points are safer for the public white, doubling and in some cases tri-
city council. Last fall, Elvin Vega, who than the full-metal jacketed bullets used pling the number of black and mixed-
works for a tow truck company but has mainly by the military because they are race students (see AR, June 2003).
no political experience, planted signs in less likely to pass through the target, or “Last semester,” says law professor
Hispanic neighborhoods, but finished a door or wall, and hit bystanders. The Geraldo Monteiro of the State Univer-
fourth in a field of six. Frank Lopez has Department of Homeland Security, sity of Rio de Janeiro, “there weren’t
tried to run for city council twice but enough blacks in the law school to even
never made it. Neither man says there is mention. I’m generalizing only a little
anything wrong with the election sys- when I say that all of my students were
tem—they just didn’t get elected. blond, white and rich. A lot of those kids
Many people point out that even when are in court now, learning the law in a
there are a lot of Hispanics, many may different way: by suing the university.”
be illegal, others are too young to vote, White students denied admission un-
and many don’t care. This not good der the quota system have filed more
enough for the US Justice Department, than 300 lawsuits against the State Uni-
which is investigating Vista for possible versity. One of them is 19-year-old
violations of the Voting Rights Act of Gabriella Fracescutti, who wanted to
1965. Department spokesman Jorge study medicine. She scored better on the
Martinez says whites need not be trying which oversees the Border Patrol, is national college entrance exam than half
to keep Hispanics out, but if they tend seeking bids on a contract to supply 225 of the students admitted, but was rejected
to vote for whites, and the at-large sys- million rounds of .40 caliber hollow- because she is neither black nor poor. “I
tem works to the disadvantage of His- points—a five-year supply—to its en- just don’t understand how you can jus-
panics, the feds can order the town to forcement agencies. The Border Patrol tify someone with a lower grade getting
draw up districts, some with Hispanic- has used hollow-point ammunition since into the school, and turning me down.
majorities, to ensure Hispanics are the 1970s. Why, because I have blond hair?” she
elected. That troubles the Washington DC- asks. “I have friends who are whiter than
Not even the Hispanic activists in based Catholic Legal Immigration Net- me and didn’t study and didn’t do well
town are keen on the idea. Catherine work, Inc. (CLINIC), which supports on the test, but they wrote down they
Manis, who leads an advocacy group for “low-income” immigrants. “We don’t were black on the their applications and
Hispanics, says she never heard a com- think that [hollow-points] are necessary; they got in.”
plaint about the system until the Justice they cause massive injuries,” says Supporters of affirmative action like
Department came snooping around. She Donald Kerwin, executive director. its psychological effect. “The biggest
says if Hispanics can’t win elections it’s CLINIC has started a lobbying campaign advantage of this quota system,” says
because they run poor campaigns. Mr. to pressue Homeland Security Secretary Paulo Fabio Salgueiro, admissions di-
Vega, the failed candidate who plans to Thomas Ridge to switch to the military rector of the State University, “is that it
run again next year, is surprised by the round. has broken this myth of a non-racial so-
federal involvement, too. “I don’t like Congressman Joseph Baca (D-CA) is ciety. . . . [T]he debate over quotas has
that idea because I want to represent the circulating a letter to colleagues hoping forced everyone to confront the fact that
whole city,” he says. “I don’t want to just to drum up support for the change. He racism, discrimination and social exclu-

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sion are alive and well here.” [Jon Jeter, not have a license. The crowd pounced Jocelyn Burris says Somali students
College Affirmative Action Debate Stirs on him again, held him until sheriff’s bullied her son Todd all year. At one
Many-Hued Brazil, Washington Post deputies arrived, and then scattered. No point a group of them pushed him down
News Service, July 6, 2003.] one has been charged in the beating. the stairs, saying, “You’re native Indian,
[Motorist Beaten by Crowd After Boy’s we’re going to kill you.” Carmalita Ot-
Bone-Chilling Death on West Palm Beach Street, AP, ter Robe says Somali thugs yelling ra-
July 13, 2003.] cial insults cornered her son Russell
Workers in Chicago-area bum shel- Crow Ghost, and one of them hit him in
ters called police when large numbers It Must Be Love the eye with a padlock. Other parents say
of badly injured bums started showing bullying and racial taunts are common-
up. Police discovered the injuries were Kenyans appear to have strong views place, and fault the school.
part of an insurance scam in which con on the inadvisability of older women School officials say they are aware of
artists scoured skid row, marrying younger men. Wambui the racial tensions, but insist there is no
offering insurance settle- Otieno is a 67-year-old woman well widespread problem—just isolated in-
ment money to derelicts known in Kenya as a fighter in the cidents between small groups of stu-
who agreed to have their Mau Mau rebellion but also as the dents. Still, they say they will take steps
bones broken in simu- country’s most prominent feminist. this fall to improve cultural awareness
lated auto accidents. “On She has just married her handyman, and sensitivity. [James Walsh, Racial
the appointed day,” says 25-year-old Peter Mbugua, in a match Bullying Alleged at Middle School, Star
Detective Ken Bigg, that has set the country on its ear. As Tribune (Minneapolis), May 14, 2003,
“they would take them to one young Kenyan explained to a p. B3.]
a garage and put their arm Michael Garner, group of cheering men, “In Africa we
on a stone block. And the bonecrusher. all know that women are as old as they The Gang’s All Here
they would smash the arm [with an ax look. Men are as old as they feel. She’s
handle].” The preferred injury, accord- disgusting.” Rumor has it the groom The fastest-growing criminal gang in
ing to Mr. Biggs, was compound frac- married Miss Otieno for her money, and New York is neither the Crips nor the
ture with the bone protruding from the his 53-year-old mother was shown in Bloods, but the El Salvadoran MS-13.
flesh, since the gang thought gruesome news photographs wailing with grief and Police say the MS-13s are ultra-violent
injuries would win bigger settlements. disbelief. She died three days after the thugs who kill, steal, rape, and deal drugs
The scammers were afraid the insurance wedding, “of shock and sadness,” as without fear of either other gangs or the
companies would be suspicious if the Kenya’s leading daily, the Nation, ex- police. The gang got its start during the
only injuries were to arms, so they alter- plained. Many Kenyans believe her civil wars in El Salvador in the 1980s,
nated between breaking arms and legs. death is a sure sign the marriage is and moved to Los Angeles, where it ran
The gang took the battered men to cursed. protection rackets, stole cars and sold
pre-arranged accidents, complete with Miss Otieno’s first husband died 16 drugs. Members were arrested and de-
smashed cars, and dialed 911. Members years ago, and says she was lonely. Wid- ported, but many made it back to the US,
posed as relatives, saying they were des- owers in Kenya often marry young and now the gang is in California, Texas,
perate for money and wanted to settle women, but widows are shunned; they Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts,
quickly. Insurance settlements ranged do not even inherit their husband’s prop- Iowa, and Nebraska.
from $10,000 to $100,000, but the bums erty, which goes to his family. Miss They began moving to New York dur-
got $1,500 at most, and often nothing at Otieno had no fewer than 15 children ing the 1990s, and recruit heavily among
all. In June, Chicago police arrested six by her first husband, and has been feud- Hispanics (not just Salvadorans), offer-
people—all black—on charges of insur- ing with all of them. They oppose her ing them money, beer and marijuana. If
ance fraud. Michael Garner, known as second marriage to what they call a a prospect refuses to join, recruiters may
the bonecrusher, was the one who swung “boy,” saying she did it only to make sure stab him or beat him to death with base-
the ax handle. [Bryan Smith, Six Ac- they won’t inherit her property. [Emily ball bats. Initiation rites include being
cused in Bone-Breaking Insurance Wax, May-December Love With a Twist punched and kicked for 13 seconds, and
Scam, Chicago Sun-Times, June 8, 2003, Throws Africa for a Loop, Washington a new recruit may be forced to shoot a
p. 15A.] Post, July 25, 2003, p. A18.] member of the rival Salvadoran gang,
SWP-18.
Life in America Bullied by Somalis Members of MS-13 wear the number
13 on their clothing, and have it tattooed
Honorio Martinez, an illegal immi- As many as 200 young Somalis at- on their lips, tongues and foreheads.
grant, was driving without a license on tend Sanford Middle School in Minne- They wear blue and white—the colors
a rural road in West Palm Beach, Fla., apolis, and there are many more at other of the Salvadoran flag—and identify
when he hit and killed a three-year-old schools in the district. Sanford also has each other with hand signals, extending
black boy. More than a dozen men, who a large number of American Indian stu- the little and index fingers to form devil’s
are friends of the boy’s father, managed dents, and the two groups do not get horns. Meetings are held on the 13th of
to stop the car, pulled Mr. Martinez out, along. Last May, parents of Indian stu- every month, and dues are $13.00.
and beat him. Mr. Martinez staggered dents held a rally outside the school to Police say that while MS-13 usually
back to look at the three-year-old, and protest ill treatment of their children by preys on other Salvadorans, it attacks
then said he was leaving because he did Somalis. bystanders and other gang members.

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“We get Bloods and Crips who tell us, he tried to interview five non-whites for ernment refused to grant citizenship, but
‘Why don’t you do something about the job, but all turned him down after it did give the Black Hebrews temporary
those MS-13 guys—they’re crazy!’” was widely reported that Mr. Mariucci residency in 1992—on condition that no
says Long Island anti-gang taskforce had the inside track. more would come. Over the years, the
member Jason Robles. “The reason that On July 25, the NFL fined Mr. Millen Black Hebrews have attracted a number
they’re such a threat is that they’re vio- $200,000 for failing to honor the Decem- of high-profile supporters, such as Jesse
lent for no reason. They’ll fight over ber agreement. While NFL Commis- Jackson and singer Whitney Houston,
anything.” sioner Paul Tagliabue acknowledged who have lobbied the Israeli government
One member recently bit the face of that Mr. Millen had at least tried to in- on their behalf.
a Blood in a prison holding cell, despite terview non-whites for the job, he faulted In July, Interior Minister Avraham
being outnumbered 10-1, just to show him for not taking “sufficient steps to Poraz, following the recommendation of
how crazy he was. Last October, three satisfy” the December agreement. Pre- an interior ministry committee, awarded
members of the gang killed a patron out- sumably, he didn’t try hard enough. Mr. the Black Hebrews permanent residency.
side a nightclub on Long Island because Tagliabue added that any team failing Black Hebrews now will be able to serve
they were kicked out of the club. MS- to take “sufficient steps” in the future in the Israeli army and establish their
13 is not afraid of the police, either. Last could face a fine of $500,000 or more own residential communities, and may
year they formed a hit squad to kill a for “conduct detrimental” to the NFL. eventually become citizens. “We’re
random Fairfax County, Va., police of- The Lions are considering an appeal. ready to take on responsibilities and
ficer, just to raise their status (though the [Mike Householder, NFL Fines Lions obligations as permanent members of the
killing didn’t take place). MS-13 mem- $200K Over Coach Search, AP, July 25, community,” says Chicago native Adiv
bers took down the license plate num- 2003. Lions Execs Slam NFL for Hir- Ben-Yehuda, a former college basketball
bers of members of the anti-gang task ing Fine, AP, July 27, 2003.] player with two wives and 12 children,
force on Long Island and followed some who has lived in Israel for 30 years. [Pe-
to their homes. Police estimate there are Erratum: In the previous issue, we ter Enav, Israel Recognizes ‘Black He-
perhaps 2,000 members in New York, reported that 16 of the 19 Sept. 11 brew’ Community, AP, July 28, 2003.
and as many as 10,000 nationwide. hijackers were Saudis. The correct Jill Lawless, Israel OKs Status of ‘Black
[Marcus Baram and Brad Hamilton, number is 15. Hebrews’, AP, July 29, 2003.]
Toughest of Toughs: Bloodthirsty Latin
Gang Invades New York, New York
Post, June 1, 2003, p. 9.] Black Hebrews Another Shakedown
Back in 1967, Ben Carter, then a Chi- Several years ago, blacks got a lot of
Detroit Fumbles cago bus driver, says he was visited by money from Denny’s restaurants with
the angel Gabriel who told him he was suits claiming they were treated badly
Blacks have been complaining for God’s representative on earth. Mr. because they were black. The chain went
years that there are too few black head Carter, who is black, came to believe that on to “diversity” programs, and high-
coaches in the NFL (there are three). American blacks are one of the 10 lost profile blacks. Now it looks like the
tribes of Israel. He quit his job, changed Cracker Barrel restaurant chain is about
his name to Ben Ammi Ben-Israel, col- to get the same treatment.
lected followers, and led 350 of them to On July 30, 23 blacks in Little Rock,
Liberia. Two years later, he led those that Arkansas, sued the chain. They say
were left—now calling themselves Af- whites who came in later were seated
rican Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem— first, and that when they were finally
to Israel, where they settled in the desert seated they were stuck in the back of the
town of Dimona. The Black Hebrews, smoking section. They say they got slow
now 2,500 strong, wear fancy black- service, and that when they complained
striped self-made robes, practice po- to management, they were told there was
lygamy, shun birth control, and forego a Burger King down the street.
meat, dairy products, eggs and sugar. A spokesman for Cracker Barrel says
They sell crafts, make clothes, and op- the suit is an attempt to discredit the com-
erating “vegan” restaurants. They also pany. She says a judge has dismissed a
Tired of being threatened with litigation, run a factory that produces tofu ice similar lawsuit filed in Georgia. [David
the NFL owners adopted a policy last cream. In 1999 two Black Hebrew sing- Hammer, Bias Lawsuit Filed Against
December that requires all teams to in- ers represented Israel in the annual Cracker Barrel, AP, July 30, 2003.]
terview at least one non-white candidate Eurovision song festival.
for any future head coach opening, un- Most Black Hebrews arrived in Israel ‘Entirely Anti-Hispanic’
less the position is filled internally. on tourist visas and illegally overstayed.
In January, Detroit Lions owner Matt They have petitioned succeeding Israeli The Mexican government has been
Millen fired head coach Marty Morn- governments for citizenship under the pressuring American government agen-
hinweg, replacing him with former San Law of Return, which grants Israeli citi- cies, police departments, banks, and
Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci. zenship to nearly all Jews. Israel’s chief other businesses to accept ID cards is-
Mr. Mariucci, who is white, was the only rabbinate has ruled that the Black He- sued to its citizens in the US by Mexi-
candidate interviewed. Mr. Millen says brews are not really Jews, and the gov- can consulates. Many banks eager to

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profit from the immigrant cash economy suming and unlikely, residents must dis-
and police departments afraid of being
called racist have agreed. The FBI be-
AR Conference: mantle the barricades or pay the city to
tear them down. Jo’burgers are looking
lieves the cards, known as matricula Register Now for other ways to protect their homes.
consular, pose a security threat because [Toby Reynolds, Anti-Crime Barriers in

T
they are easily forged, as are the docu- he next AR conference Johannesburg Raise Hackles, Reuters,
ments, such as birth certificates, on the will be held over the July 16, 2003.]
basis of which they are issued. The FBI weekend of Feb. 20-22
worries the matricula could be attrac- next year. Speakers will include Wretched Republicans
tive to terrorists, since the only people the usual friends of AR—Sam
who need them are illegal aliens. Legal Francis, Sam Dickson, Jared Ward Connerly, the black business-
immigrants have visas and green cards Taylor—as well as a number of man who has steered anti-affirmative
issued by the US government. outstanding new speakers. Paul action ballot initiatives to success in
On July 16, the House of Represen- California and Washington, has his
Fromm, a distinguished immi-
tatives voted 382-42 to require Mexico sights on Michigan for 2004. Who op-
and any other government issuing con- gration control and free speech poses him? Blacks, of course, but also
sular identity cards to guarantee that the the Michigan Republican party. Besty
recipient really is a citizen of that coun- DeVos, state party chairman, has been
try, and to turn over the names and ad- full of mealy-mouthed nonsense: “The
dresses of each recipient. It would be potential for a racially divisive cam-
better to forbid the issuance of the cards, paign, complete with the typical kinds
but the Republicans were not up to that. of irresponsible rhetoric that often comes
Still, Democrats are denouncing the from both sides, is my chief concern.”
amendment as “entirely anti-Hispanic.” A measure to stop discrimination against
“While the Republicans claim that their whites might prompt “irresponsible
focus is broad in nature, this amendment rhetoric.”
exposes their true colors and sets a dan- There has been similar mush from the
gerous precedent,” says Robert Menen- leader in Canada, will report on party’s executive director, Greg Mc-
dez (D-NJ), chairman of the House conditions north of the border. Neilly: “What we need now, and what
Democratic Caucus and highest-ranking Syndicated columnist Joe So- would be best for our state, is to commit
Hispanic in Congress. “It is the brain- bran will diagnose the stupidity ourselves to reducing racial tensions and
child of certain Republicans,” he added, and perversity of the United focus on policy objectives that unite us
“who obsess over their fear and hatred States Government. Raymond as Americans.” A majority of Michigan-
of the immigrant community late at night Wolters of the University of ders oppose racial preferences. Why do
on the House floor.” [Stephen Dinan, Delaware, who writes coura- Republicans pretend they want to “unite
Democrats Assail Bill Restricting ID geous and honestly about “civil us as Americans” by throwing whites to
Cards, Washington Times National rights,” will offer a half-century the dogs?
Weekly Edition, July 21-27, 2003, p. 7.] “What nobody wants to acknowledge
perspective on what Brown v
is that this opposition is concerned that
Board of Education has done to [the initiative] will negatively impact
Barring Crime American society. Roger Mc- President Bush’s re-election,” says Leon
Johannesburg, South Africa is one of Grath will return with his acute Drolet, a Republican state representative
the most dangerous cities in the world. insights on trends in America, who supports the initiative. Michigan is
In 2000, it had 15,000 residential bur- and we are working to get other likely to be an important battleground
glaries and nearly 2,000 murders or at- top-flight speakers. in 2004, and the party is still smarting
tempted murders. The black government This conference will mark the because it couldn’t deliver the state to
cannot control lawlessness, so the city’s 10th anniversary of the first AR George Bush in 2000. Party hacks seem
more affluent—mostly white—residents conference in Atlanta in 1994, to think having a “controversial” initia-
have closed off access to their neighbor- and should prove to be the best tive on the ballot in November will bring
hoods with bars, gates and manned bar- out Democratic voters who could tip the
ever. It will be in northern Vir-
ricades on public streets. The first bar- balance against Mr. Bush.
ricades went up within days of the 1994 ginia at the same first-class ho- Mr. Drolet is not the only Republican
election that brought black rule, and tel that hosted us in 2000. Come office-holder who is crossing the party
there are now estimated to be 500. and renew old friendships, make line. “The primary job of the Michigan
There have been complaints that the new ones, and enjoy the un- Republican Party is to get Michigan can-
blockades are “racist,” restrict traffic, matched camaraderie of a week- didates elected,” says representative
and inconvenience domestic workers end with people who understand. Jack Brandenburg. “We have a national
who must show ID. The city council has For registration details please party to take care of the president.” He,
announced that residents must now sub- see the flyer attached to this is- too, is backing the initiative. [Steve
mit access control applications to jus- sue or call us at (703) 716-0900. Miller, Michigan GOP Leaders Oppose
tify barricades. Unless they get council See you in February! Race Initiative for Bush’s Sake, Wash-
approval, which is expensive, time-con- ington Times, July 30, 2003.] Ω

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