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American Renaissance

There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.
— Thomas Jefferson
Vol. 13 No. 8 August 2002

The Wichita Massacre

The crime–and motive–the basketball practice around 9:15, and at shouting. Her boyfriend cried out in sur-
10:00, H.G. decided to go to bed. Be- prise as someone forced open the door
media ignored. fore joining H.G in bed, Mr. Befort made to the bedroom. H.G saw “a tall black
male standing in the doorway.” She
by Stephen Webster didn’t know how the man got into the
house, and police investigators have not

n September 9, Reginald Carr said how they think the Carrs got in. She
and his brother Jonathan go on says the man, whom she later identified
trial for what has become as Jonathan Carr, ripped the covers off
known as the Wichita Massacre. The the bed. Soon, another black man
two black men are accused of a week- brought Aaron Sander in from the liv-
long crime spree that culminated in the ing room at gunpoint and threw him onto
quadruple homicide of four young the bed. H.G. saw that both men were
whites in a snowy soccer field in armed. She said they wanted to know
Wichita, Kansas. In all, the Carr broth- Jonathan (left) and Reginald Carr. who else was in house, and the terrified
ers robbed, raped or murdered seven whites told them about Mr. Heyka in the
people. They face 58 counts each, rang- sure all the lights in the house were basement and Miss Muller in the other
ing from first-degree murder, rape, and turned off and all the doors were locked. ground-floor bedroom. The intruders
robbery to animal cruelty. Prosecutors Mr. Sander was sleeping on a couch in brought them into Mr. Befort’s bedroom.
will seek the death penalty. the living room while his former girl- “We were told to take off all of our
The only survivor of the massacre is friend slept in the second ground-floor clothes,” says H.G. in her testimony.
a woman whose identity has been pro- “They asked if we had any money. We
tected, and who is known as H.G. In said: ‘Take our money . . . Take what-
statements to police and in testimony at ever you want.’ We didn’t have any
an April 2001 preliminary hearing, the (money).”
25-year-old school teacher offered hor- The Carrs, however, were not at that
rible details of what happened on the point interested in money. They made
night of Dec. 14, 2000. That evening, a the victims get into a bedroom closet,
Thursday, H.G. went to spend the night and for the next hour brought them out
at the home of her boyfriend, Jason to a hall by a wet bar, singly or in pairs
Befort. Mr. Befort, 26, a science teacher for sex. In the closet—perhaps 12 feet
and coach at Augusta High School, lived away from the wet-bar area—the vic-
in a triplex condo with two college tims were under orders not to talk. H.G.
friends: Bradley Heyka, 27, a financial says that when the Carrs heard whisper-
analyst, and Aaron Sander, 29, who had ing they would wave their guns and
recently decided to study for the priest- shout “Shut the fuck up.”
hood. The Carrs first brought out the two
When H.G. arrived with her pet women, H.G and Heather Muller, and
schnauzer Nikki around 8:30 p.m., her made them have oral sex and penetrate
boyfriend Mr. Befort was not there, but each other digitally. They then forced
the two roommates were. A short time Four of their victims. Clockwise from top left: Mr. Heyka to have intercourse with H.G.
later, Mr. Sander’s former girlfriend, Jason Befort, Heather Muller, Aaron Sander, Then they made Mr. Befort have inter-
Heather Muller, a 25-year-old graduate Bradley Heyka. course with H.G, but ordered him to stop
student at Wichita State University who bedroom. Mr. Heyka slept in a room in when they realized he was her boyfriend.
worked as a church preschool teacher, the basement. Next, they ordered Mr. Sander to have
joined them. At about 9 p.m., H.G. went Shortly after 11 p.m., the porch light intercourse with H.G. When the divin-
to her boyfriend’s ground-floor bedroom came back on, to the surprise of Mr. ity student refused, they hit him on the
to grade papers and watch television. Befort, who was still awake. H.G. says back of the head with a pistol butt. They
Mr. Befort came home from coaching a that seconds later she heard voices, then Continued on page 3

American Renaissance -1- August 2002

initiative that gives one state a chance
to conduct its business differently from
other states. If the results are fairer for
whites, let us try to pass similar mea-
sures elsewhere. If we never try some-
thing like the racial privacy initiative in
at least one state we will never know if
it is useful or harmful.
Arthur Church, Redwood City, Cal.

Sir — Richard Lynn’s calm assess-

ment of charlatan Stephen Jay Gould
proves what many of us have long main-
tained—that the race issue, at its core,
is not so much about graphs, charts,
theories, and interpretations, as it is
Letters from Readers men wanted routes on black streets be-
cause so few people put out their tubs
about truth vs. lies. If ever a moral issue
existed in our civilization, this is it.
Sir — I was deeply impressed by the they almost never had to stop the trucks. Kelly Nicholson, Draper, Utah
breadth and depth of Richard Lynn’s Much as I admire Prof. Lynn’s article
scholarship in his article about racial nothing in it surprised me.
differences in psychopathic behavior. It Name Withheld, Louisville, Ky. Sir — I was interested to learn in an
appears to me that he has certainly found O Tempora item that according to one
the reason why people of different races school teacher, black students caught in
behave differently even when IQ is con- Sir — I was surprised by Stephen an infraction are likely to turn aggres-
trolled for. Taken in combination with Webster’s conclusion in his article about sive, whereas whites submit quietly to
average intelligence, psychopathic ten- the California Racial Privacy Initiative, reproval. Surely, this difference contin-
dencies surely explain essentially all the namely, that whites should oppose it ues into adulthood and explains why so
racial differences in outcomes that an- because it will make it harder to collect many blacks have violent encounters
guish the liberals. Imagine all the hand- information about the costs and deviance with the police. I suspect black crimi-
wringing, head-scratching, and breast- of non-whites [the initiative would for- nals are considerably more likely than
beating that would stop if the country bid collection by the state of almost all whites to resist, swear, run away, or try
would simply accept the facts as Prof. race-related statistics]. The information to steal an officer’s weapon when they
Lynn presents them. Prof. Lynn’s re- no longer available from California are caught, and this, rather than police
search is original and hugely important, would be available from other states, and misbehavior, explains a great deal.
but in today’s climate would be recog- could be assumed to apply to California I suspect also that most whites, deep
nized as such only if he were to find as well. If Hispanics in Texas, say, are down, know there are racial differences
personality differences that reflect badly three times more likely than whites to of this kind, but that in public they must
on whites. commit violent crimes, the same is pretend otherwise. I believe the knowl-
Peter Greene, Boise, Idaho likely to be true of Hispanics in Cali- edge that would change racial thinking
fornia. lies just below the surface, waiting for
At the same time, it is possible whites some dramatic event or charismatic
Sir — Prof. Lynn’s article on psycho- might gain from the initiative. If there spokesman to bring it into the open.
pathic personality reminds me of a con- were no official statistics on how many Anne Edelman, Charlotte, N.C.
versation I had years ago. Our city has a Hispanic lawyers there are in the state,
recycling program, and issues all house- it would be harder for La Raza to claim
holds three plastic tubs: one for news- that “the race” was underrepresented in Sir — I was fascinated by your ac-
papers, one for glass, and one for cans. judicial appointments, for example. If count of Dwight York and his Nuwaub-
When the system was first established, there are no statistics on the number of ian Nation of Moors. He was obviously
a few of my neighbors grumbled a little blacks in the schools, it will be hard for a sociopath and a pervert, but you have
about having to sort trash, but soon ev- blacks to claim they are not getting into to credit him for energy and organiza-
eryone got into the habit and, I think, honors programs and gifted programs as tion. Inventing languages and religions
was glad to be recycling. often as they deserve. The natural dif- isn’t easy, nor is maintaining the loy-
Once, on a hunch, I asked the men ferences in outcome that stem from ra- alty of hundreds of acolytes.
on the recycling truck on my route how cial inequalities will be harder to un- Why are there no 473-acre commu-
well the blacks in Smoke Town were cover, making it more difficult to de- nities of American racial nationalists
sorting their trash. They told me recy- mand government intervention. working together, homeschooling their
cling was a complete failure in black Over the years I think I have detected children, and shutting out the poison-
neighborhoods. They said blacks use the in AR an opposition to uniformity and ous “mainstream?” If crazy blacks can
tubs for laundry or as beer coolers, or centralized power. From that perspec- do it, why can’t sane whites?
just throw them away. All the recycling tive alone, you should be supporting any A. Todorov, Bucharest, Romania.

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Reginald Carr ordered H.G. to join him
American Renaissance in Mr. Befort’s truck, and Jonathan Carr
Jared Taylor, Editor drove the Accord with the three men in
Stephen Webster, Assistant Editor the trunk and Miss Muller inside. As Mr.
James P. Lubinskas, Contributing Editor Carr drove her off, H.G. noted the time:
George McDaniel, Web Page Editor It was 2:07 a.m., three hours since the
ordeal began.
American Renaissance is published monthly by the After a short drive, both vehicles
New Century Foundation. NCF is governed by section stopped in an empty field. Reginald Carr
501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; contributions ordered H.G. to go sit with Miss Muller
to it are tax deductible. in Mr. Sander’s car. A moment later, she
Subscriptions to American Renaissance are $24.00 per year. First-class postage is saw the men line up in front of the
an additional $8.00. Subscriptions to Canada (first class) are $36.00. Subscriptions
outside Canada and the U.S. (air mail) are $40.00. Back issues are $3.00 each. Foreign
Honda. In her testimony H.G. said, “I
subscribers should send U.S. dollars or equivalent in convertible bank notes. turned to Heather and said, ‘They’re
Please make checks payable to: American Renaissance, P.O. Box 527, Oakton, VA going to shoot us.’ ”
22124. ISSN No. 1086-9905, Telephone: (703) 716-0900, Facsimile: (703) 716-0932, The Carr brothers ordered H.G. and
Web Page Address: Electronic Mail: Miss Muller out of the car. Miss Muller
stood next to Mr. Sander, her former
Continued from page 1 to drive the truck to a bank, and told her boyfriend, while H.G. stood beside her
sent H.G. back to the bedroom closet and not to look at him as he crouched in the boyfriend, Mr. Befort. The Carrs or-
brought out Miss Muller, Mr. Sander’s back seat. “I asked him if he was going dered them to turn away and kneel in
old girlfriend. H.G. testified she could to hurt us and he said, ‘No,’ ” she says. the snow. “As I was kneeling, a gun shot
hear what was going on out by the wet “I said, ‘Do you promise you’re not go- went off,” says H.G. “[Then] I heard
bar, and when Mr. Sander was unable to ing to kill us?’ and he said, ‘Yes.’ ” Aaron [Sander]. . . . I could distinguish
get an erection one of the Carrs beat him H.G. got money from the cash ma- Aaron’s voice. He said, ‘Please, no sir,
with a golf club. Then, she says, the Carr chine and adds, “On the way back, he please.’ The gun went off.”
brothers “told [Aaron] that he had until said he wished we could’ve met under H.G. heard three shots before she was
11:54 to get hard and they counted down different circumstances. He said I was hit: “I felt the bullet hit the back of my
from 11:52 to 11:53 to 11:54.” The dead- cute, and we probably would’ve hit it head. It went kind of gray with white
line appears to have brought no further off.” When the two got back to the
punishment, and Mr. Sanders was re- house, Reginald Carr raped H.G. and “I rolled him over. There
turned to the closet. The Carrs then ejaculated in her mouth. Jonathan Carr was blood squirting ev-
forced Mr. Befort to have intercourse raped Miss Muller again, and then he
with Heather Muller, and then ordered raped H.G. one more time. Afterwards, erywhere. He had blood
Mr. Heyka to have sex with her. H.G. the intruders ransacked the house look- coming out of his eyes.”
says she could hear Miss Muller moan- ing for money. They found a coffee can
ing with pain. containing an engagement ring Jason like stars. I wasn’t knocked unconscious.
The Carrs asked if the victims had Befort had bought for his girlfriend. I didn’t fall forward. Then someone
ATM cards. Reginald Carr then took the “That’s for you,” he told H.G., “I was kicked me, and I had fallen forward. I
victims one at a time to ATM machines going to ask you to marry me.” That is was playing dead. I didn’t move. I didn’t
in Mr. Befort’s pickup truck, starting how H.G. learned her boyfriend planned want them to shoot me again.”
with Mr. Heyka. While Reginald Carr to propose to her the following Friday, As H.G. lay in the snow, the Carrs
was away with Mr. Heyka, Jonathan Dec. 22. drove off in Jason Befort’s pickup, run-
Carr brought H.G. out of the closet to At one point, says H.G., Reginald ning over the victims as they left. H.G.
the wet bar, raped her, and sent her back Carr “said something that scared me. He says she felt the truck hit her body, too.
to the closet. Reginald Carr returned said ‘Relax. I’m not going to kill you “I waited until I couldn’t hear any
with Mr. Heyka, and ordered Mr. Befort yet.’ ” more,” she says. “Then I turned my head
to go with him. Mr. Heyka was put back and saw lights going. I looked at every-
in the closet but said nothing about his The Final Ride one. Everyone was face down. Jason
trip to the ATM machine. Mr. Sander [Befort] was next to me. I rolled him
asked Mr. Heyka if they should try to The Carrs led the victims outside into over. There was blood squirting every-
resist, assuming they would be killed the freezing night. At midnight it had where, so I took my sweater off and tied
anyway, but Mr. Heyka did not reply. been 17.6 degrees, and there was snow it around his head to try and stop it. He
While Reginald Carr was away with Mr. on the ground. The Carrs let the women had blood coming out of his eyes.”
Befort at the cash machine, Jonathan wear a sweater or sweatshirt, but they In the distance, H.G. saw Christmas
Carr ordered Heather Muller out of the were barefoot, and naked from the waist lights. Barefoot and naked, with a bul-
closet and raped her. down. The men were marched into the let wound in the head, she managed to
When Reginald Carr returned with snow completely naked. The Carrs tried walk more than a mile in the freezing
Mr. Befort, H.G. volunteered to go next. to force all the victims into the trunk of cold, through snow, across a field and
Mr. Carr let her put on a sweater, but Aaron Sander’s Honda Accord, but re- construction site, around a pond, and
nothing else, and said he liked seeing alized five people would not fit, and through the brush, until she reached the
her with no underwear. He ordered her made only the men get into the trunk. house with the lights. She pounded fran-

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tically on the door and rang the door- apartment, and after several minutes a vestigation, but died of her wounds three
bell until the young married couple who white woman named Stephanie Donly weeks later, on January 2, 2001.
lived there woke up. “Help me, help me, opened the door. She was Reginald Wichita police confirmed the Carr
help me,” she pleaded. “We’ve all been Carr’s girlfriend, and shared her apart- link to all the crimes when a highway
shot. Three of my friends are dead.” (At ment with him. Police caught Mr. Carr worker found a black .380 caliber Lorcin
as he tried to slip out a window. semi-automatic handgun along Route
The police learned from Miss Donly 96, a highway near the soccer field
that Reginald’s brother Jonathan was where the massacre took place. The
driving a late model Plymouth Fury. Kansas state crime lab confirmed that it
Shortly after 12:00 p.m. they found the was the weapon used to kill Mrs.
car parked outside a house in a black Walenta and H.G.’s friends, and to shoot
part of town. Jonathan Carr was there out the tires of Andrew Schreiber’s car.
with his girlfriend of a few days, Tronda No one knows what other crimes the
Green. He bolted when he saw the po- brothers may have committed, but they
lice, but was caught after a short chase. certainly appeared guilty of these.
Fewer than 12 hours after the murders, The Carr trial is scheduled to start on
Reginald and Jonathan Carr were both Sept. 9, but has been delayed by defense
in custody. maneuvering. On June 13, Judge Paul
The fifth murder victim: Linda Walenta.
Clark denied a motion to move the trial
Other Victims out of Sedgwick County. The defense
the time, H.G. thought her boyfriend cited a poll showing 74 percent of
was still alive.) That night’s quadruple murder was Sedgwick County residents thought the
The couple wrapped H.G. in blankets, only the most gruesome of a series of Carrs were either “definitely guilty” or
and reached for the phone to dial 911, Carr brother attacks. Late on the night “probably guilty,” and argued the broth-
but she would not let them call. She was of Dec. 7, 2000—just one week ear- ers could not get a fair trial in Wichita.
afraid she would die, and wanted to tell lier—Andrew Schreiber, a 23-year-old However, no trial has been moved from
what had happened. She described the white man, stopped at a Kum and Go Sedgwick County in more than 40 years,
attackers and what they did, as the convenience store in East Wichita. and this one will stay.
couple listened in amazement at her Reginald and Jonathan Carr forced The defense wanted separate trials
courage and determination. Only when themselves into his car at gunpoint and because the lawyers for each brother will
she was sure they knew her story did made Mr. Schreiber drive to various
she let them call the police. Still think- ATM machines and withdraw money. “I Why did five young
ing she would die, she asked them to was just hoping if I did what they said,
call her mother—“Tell her I love her”— they’d let me live,” he says. The two
whites kneel obediently
and her boyfriend’s parents. She was split up, and one followed in another car in the snow, to be shot
worried about the children she teaches, as they made him drive to a field north- one by one?
and kept wondering “Who’s going to east of town. There they pistol-whipped
take care of the kids in school?” him, dumped him out of the car, and fled try to blame the crimes on the other. The
When the police arrived they ques- in the other vehicle after shooting out lawyers argued they will both be trying
tioned H.G. briefly before paramedics Mr. Schreiber’s tires. to help convict the other brother, so it
took her to the hospital. From her de- Four days later, the Carrs tried to hi- will be like having two prosecutors for
scription of Mr. Befort’s truck, they were jack 55-year-old Linda Walenta’s SUV each defendant. Prosecutor Nola Foul-
able to get the license plate number from while she sat in it in the driveway of her ston pointed out that many people ac-
the vehicle’s registration records, and suburban East Wichita home. The Carrs cused of committing crimes together are
put out an alert. As dawn broke, radio were looking for an SUV in which to tried together, and since the trial is ex-
and television stations were broadcast- drive people at gunpoint to ATMs. They pected to last a month and involve 70
ing the plate number. thought they could keep their victims out witnesses, two trials would be too much
H.G. did not know that after the Carrs of sight in a large vehicle as they drove expense and inconvenience.
shot her friends they drove back to the through town. One of the brothers ap- Jonathan Carr’s lawyers also tried to
triplex and loaded Mr. Befort’s truck proached Mrs. Walenta, apparently ask- get him declared unfit to stand trial, but
with everything of value they could find. ing for help of some kind. She was sus- on April 8, 2002, Judge Clark reviewed
They also committed their final killing. picious because she thought a car had the reports of two mental health experts,
The police found H.G.’s pet schnauzer been following her, and rolled her win- and ruled him competent. The reports
Nikki lying in a pool of blood on a bed, dow down just a little to hear what he are under seal, so the grounds for the
probably shot. was saying. He stuck a gun sideways motion are not known.
By 7:30 a.m., police had a report that into the opening, and shot her several If the Carr brothers’ lawyers do try
the missing truck was outside a down- times as she tried to drive away. Mrs. to blame each other’s client, the jury will
town apartment building, and that a Walenta, a cellist in the Wichita Sym- learn that both have long criminal
black man had been carrying a televi- phony Orchestra, survived the shooting records. Jonathan Carr’s appears to be
sion set up to one of the apartments. The but was paralyzed from the waist down. under seal but at least parts of his
police moved in to seal off the area. Two She was able to help police in their in- brother’s are public. In 1995, Reginald
officers knocked on the door of the Carr was sentenced to 13 months in

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prison for theft. He was also ordered to It is true that Reginald Carr had a ognizes the public’s right to observe the
serve six months each for aggravated white girlfriend, and it may be that the proceedings, and opened them to the
assault and subverting the legal process. race of the victims was unimportant to public. He did, however, agree to Mrs.
In 1996, he was sentenced to 28 months him. At the same time, Jonathan Carr Foulston’s motion for a gag order on all
on a drug charge. He was paroled on wore a FUBU sweatshirt, a brand popu- lawyers, investigators and witnesses.
March 28, 2000, but that November was lar with black rappers that is said to stand The order also prevents release of many
booked for drunk driving. A few days for “For Us, By Us.” Some blacks wear records that normally would be public,
later he was back before a judge, charged FUBU clothing as a statement of black including the EMS records, the reports
with forgery and parole violation. Po- solidarity if not outright rejection of on Jonathan Carr’s mental competence,
lice mistakenly let him out six months whites. and records of police interviews. Mrs.
early on Dec. 5, 2000, just two days be- Louis Calabro of the European Foulston says secrecy is necessary to
American Issues Forum (EAIF) and a ensure the Carrs get a fair trial, but what
former San Francisco police lieutenant, is in notes of police interviews, for ex-
has written to Mrs. Foulston describing ample, that is so inflammatory it could
the FBI’s guidelines for suspecting a prejudice the public? Evidence of racial
hate crime when perpetrator and victim hatred, perhaps?
are of different races. Among them are Mrs. Foulston did not ask for a gag
excessive violence, a pattern of similar order in the case of another quadruple
attacks, and the cold-bloodedness of an homicide in Wichita just eight days be-
execution-style killing. Combined with fore the Carr brothers’ massacre. The
the torture of forcing people naked into DA’s office says that case, in which
a freezing night, and the degradation the murderers and victims were black, did
Where the three men lived.
Carrs put their victims through, there is not generate nearly as many requests for
fore he robbed and beat Andrew Schrei- ample reason at least to suspect a racial public records, but in an open society,
ber, and started his week of crime. Had motivation. the more interest the public shows in
police followed correct procedures Ja- Of one thing we can be certain: If information the more available it should
son Befort, Bradley Heyka, Aaron whites had done something this horrible be. Mrs. Foulston’s secrecy has led crit-
Sander, Heather Muller and Ann Wal- to blacks, it would be universally as- ics to accuse her of covering up evidence
enta would probably still be alive. sumed the crime was motivated by ra-
cial hatred. From the outset, police and
“Has No Bearing” prosecutors would have investigated the
friends, habits, reading matter, and life
Although the perpetrators are black history of each defendant. If either had
and all their victims white, the Wichita ever uttered the word “nigger,” had a
police have dismissed race as a motive. drink with a Klansman, or owned a copy
Prosecutor Foulston says the Carr broth- of American Renaissance, this would be
ers chose their victims at random, not discovered and brandished as proof of
because they were white, and that the racial hatred. In the Carr case, there ap-
motive was robbery. “It reasonably ap- pears to have been no investigation at
pears that these were isolated incidents all. Instead of searching for possible ra- Where the bodies were found.
where individuals . . .were chosen at cial animus, the authorities have simply of racial animus. EAIF’s Mr. Calabro
random . . . a random act of violence,” declared there was none. believes the assaults and murders “were
she says. “The fact that the defendants Mrs. Foulston dodges the racial ques- racially motivated crimes that the DA
and victims happen to be of different tion by pointing out that Kansas does and city of Wichita have no interest in
races has no bearing. Let’s just look at not have a hate crime statute, but the pursuing.” Del Riley, a white Wichita
the underlying crimes.” The Wichita state does specify harsher penalties for resident who has followed the case, says
media consistently downplayed the ra- bias crimes. Given that the Carr broth- of his reaction to the DA’s secrecy, “I
cial angle. ers face the death penalty, this is a moot wouldn’t call it outrage, but I’d call it
However, as news of the crimes point, but Mrs. Foulston has made no suspicion. This gag order upsets me.”
spread across the Internet, many people attempt to apply these provisions. Once again, we can be certain that if
began to wonder if the Carrs would be Mrs. Foulston knows some whites are the racial cast of characters were re-
charged with hate crimes. In fact, it does pushing for a hate crimes investigation, versed, there would be no attempt to
not appear that Mrs. Foulston or police and wants to keep the proceedings se- close the court, and the media cover-
investigators even looked for a possible cret. She moved to close the court for age—virtually absent in this case—
racial motive. According to the testi- the preliminary hearings, saying “we’d would be deafening. A white-on-black
mony of the April 2001 preliminary have to let the Aryan Nations come in crime of this kind would be front-page
hearing, in which prosecutors deter- here if they decided they had an inter- news for days, and would probably
mined whether they had enough evi- est.” At one hearing, reporters heard one prompt official condemnation from the
dence to support charges, Mrs. Foulston of Mrs. Foulston’s aides tell the judge President and Attorney General on
never asked H.G. or Andrew Schreiber that the press are “interlopers,” and the down. As we know from the reaction to
if the brothers used racial slurs, or ex- public has no “substantial interest” in the murder of James Byrd, dragged to
pressed hatred of whites. the case. Fortunately, Judge Clark rec- death behind a truck, a crime of this sort

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committed by whites against blacks covered the case, the Wichita Eagle, At Heather Muller’s funeral, Rev.
would put the nation into an official state stores older articles in a fee-charging Matthew McGinness struck the same
of near hysteria. archive, so these sites are virtually the note, saying, “We must be like Christ,
What if the cast had been all-white? only way the public can learn about the who forgave his enemies.” He told the
It would still have been national news. massacre. congregation Heather’s mother felt the
In 1959, drifters Dick Hickock and Perry It will be surprising if the trial itself same way, and had told him, “Heather
Smith murdered the Clutter family in gets national coverage. Kansas permits would want us to pray for her murder-
Holcomb, Kansas. Like the Wichita television in courtrooms, but so far, the ers, and Heather was probably praying
case, it was a home invasion, apparently Court TV cable channel shows little in- for them at the moment of her death.”
motivated by robbery. Even without terest in the case despite e-mail requests To what extent does this turn-the-
spectacular sexual cruelty, the Clutter to its website at The other-cheek mentality explain why five
killings were front-page news and the whites failed to fight back against two
story was immortalized in Truman attackers? Three of the whites were
Capote’s novel, In Cold Blood. Had the
She was on her hands and young men, surely capable of serious
Wichita case involved whites only, the knees, and one of the resistance, and there must have been
heroics of H.G. alone would have en- Carr brothers was unzip- several opportunities for it. When one
sured wide coverage. She would have ping his pants. He laid a of the Carrs was out at an ATM machine
become a national hero, part of the folk- with a woman, it meant there were three
lore of strong womanhood. silver automatic pistol on white men in the house with a lone as-
What if perpetrators and victims had the floor two feet away sailant. While the man was busy raping
all been black? Some in the media would from her. She thought a woman, how difficult would it have
have promoted the heroism of the about making a grab for been to overpower him?
woman who lived to tell of the crime, At some point is must have become
but others would have stayed away from it but realized she had no obvious the Carrs intended to kill all
the story because such savagery reflects idea how to operate a witnesses. They could have had noth-
badly on blacks. gun, and instead submit- ing else in mind when they marched the
When blacks commit outrages group into the snow, and tried to stuff
against whites, media executives not
ted to rape. all five into the trunk of a car. There was
only downplay black misbehavior but no more money to be had from ATM
believe they must protect whites from Wichita Eagle will probably offer re- machines. All that was left was to make
“negative stereotypes” about blacks. If strained coverage. sure no one could testify against them.
they must report such crimes, they are The police and media reactions to Why, therefore, did five young
likely to link them to editorials calling these crimes—a refusal to think about whites—men or women—kneel obedi-
for tolerance, and pointing out that the race, draw larger conclusions, or even ently in the snow to be shot one by one?
criminals were individuals, not a race. express outrage—are typical of today’s Were their spirits completely broken
When whites commit outrages against whites, and in stark contrast to the sus- from hours of humiliation? Were they
blacks there are no such cautions; white tained fury we could expect from blacks so stiff from cold they could hardly
society at large is to blame. if the races were reversed. move? Or had they simply been dena-
The Carr brothers’ crimes were Not even the acknowledged error that tured by the anti-white zeitgeist of guilt
treated to a virtual media blackout. The resulted in Reginald Carr’s early release that implies whites deserve whatever
Chicago Tribune and the Washington seems to upset many people. Bradley they get? One does not wish to think ill
Times appear to be the only major non- Heyka’s father is angry, saying he is of the dead, but these three men showed
Kansas dailies ever to mention the story. “appalled a mistake like this could lead little manliness.
Their articles briefly described the facts to such severe consequences for so many It is worth noting that in the home of
of the case, and then focused on Internet people,” but Aaron Sander’s father is three young Kansas men there does not
discussions among whites who thought passive. “It is unfortunate this happened, appear to have been a single firearm. No
the Carr brothers were hate criminals. but we have to learn to get past that and doubt these men believed what they
The Associated Press ran stories on the let those things go and get on with our have been told: that guns are nasty
crimes, but they do not appear to have life,” he says. “We can’t deal with how things, best left in the hands of the po-
been picked up outside of Kansas. things should have been or could have lice, who will always be there to protect
Within the state, the media dutifully pro- been, we can only deal with today.” us. H.G., who is clearly a woman of
moted Mrs. Foulston’s categorization of There were even more cloying senti- great determination, testified that at one
the crimes as “random.” The networks, ments at the funerals of the young vic- point, when she was on her hands and
of course, were silent. tims. At Jason Befort’s service on Dec. knees and one of the Carr brothers was
Were it not for the Internet, the 21, 2000, Rev. James Diecker told the unzipping his pants, he laid a silver au-
Wichita story would have disappeared. congregation their attitude towards the tomatic pistol on the floor two feet away
It was only in chat-rooms and on web killers should be that of Jesus on the from her. She thought about making a
pages that the crimes had a national au- cross, when he said “Forgive them, Fa- grab for it but realized she had no idea
dience. Several sites, such as www. ther, for they know not what they do.” how to operate a gun, and instead sub- and www.JeffsArchive. He went on to call for “a victory of love mitted to rape and attempted murder.
com, have posted newspaper articles over hate . . . a victory of mercy over Had she known how to use a weapon,
about the crimes. The main paper that justice.” her four friends might be alive today.

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As for the question of hate crimes, authorities who have been so quick to daily expression in American crime sta-
racially conscious whites would see bias rule out bias. tistics and African tribal wars. It may
charges as at least some level of official However, it may be a mistake to very well be that the Carr brothers are
outrage at the shocking crimes commit- project white sensibilities onto blacks. so depraved they can commit on a whim
ted by these two blacks against a series It may be that trial testimony or unsealed brutalities that whites can imagine only
of exclusively white victims. It is natu- documents will show a clear racial mo- as the culmination of the most profound
ral for whites to assume that behavior tive, but it is also possible no evidence and sustained hatred. This view, along
so vicious and odious must have been of racial hatred will ever come to light. with whatever it may say about blacks as
driven by consuming hatred. Most It may also be that the Carr brothers are a group, is the one the Wichita authori-
whites cannot imagine treating another incapable of analyzing and describing ties have tacitly endorsed—and they may
human being the way the Carrs treated their own motives with enough intelli- be correct. It is a far darker view of the
their victims unless there were some ter- gence to make it possible for others to Carr brothers to assume that this is sim-
rible underlying animus. Moreover, it is judge them. ply the way they are, that they can com-
probably safe to assume that if the races The angry whites do not seem to re- mit unspeakable acts without any special
were reversed it could only have been a alize that what happened on the night of motivation, that the Wichita Massacre
crime of racial hatred, and this is prob- Dec. 14 may be only a particularly bru- was nothing more than two black men
ably why so many whites are furious at tal expression of the savagery that finds on a tear that went wrong. Ω

A Chronicle of Capitulation
Hugh Davis Graham, Collision Course: The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigra-
tion Policy in America, Oxford University Press, 2002, $30.00, 227 pp.
How we let in millions of versity, does not write from a racial per- surely among the most patriotic and
spective. He does not oppose the dis- truly conservative legislation ever en-
non-whites—and then possession of whites by non-whites, acted by Congress. Their object was to
gave them preferences. since he believes Third-World immigra- reduce immigration and to preserve the
tion has helped compensate “for falling existing ethnic and racial composition
reviewed by John Harrison Sims of the United States. Not only would
America remain a white country, it

uture historians will wonder why would remain predominantly Northern
a country that was democratic and and Western European. The 1924 law
overwhelmingly white voluntarily capped total immigration at 164,000 and
opened itself to massive non-white im- limited annual arrivals from particular
migration. They will wonder even more countries to three percent of the popu-
why whites then offered immigrants ra- lation of that nationality resident in the
cial preferences. Why, in other words, US in 1890. Thus, if Italian Americans
did a predominantly European nation made up two percent of the US popula-
commit suicide? tion in 1890, immigration from Italy
Hugh Davis Graham’s Collision could be no more than two percent of
Course is an excellent place to begin a the total. The law also banned all Asian
study of this question. The book clearly immigration. In 1952, Congress lifted
describes how non-European immigra- the Asian exclusion by passing the
tion and affirmative action became McCarran-Walter Act—a prelude to
policy despite overwhelming opposi- what was to follow. The justification was
tion. What interests Professor Graham Hugh Graham. that abolishing the “Asian barred zone”
is the legal and political process by would help win the Cold War, since the
which all this happened, and three ques- birthrates after 1965.” He does not un- Soviets were making propaganda in the
tions are central to his narrative: How derstand the significance of the changes Third World about the exclusion.
did the immigration reforms of 1965 he describes, but his description of the The legislators who pushed the 1965
lead to a revival of mass immigration political processes that brought them law assured the public that although they
when this was apparently not the intent about is detailed and useful. were dismantling the national origins
of the reformers? Why did the policy of system, the reform would produce nei-
affirmative action emerge so soon after The Disaster of 1965 ther a significant increase in immigra-
the 1964 Civil Rights Act? Why did the tion nor any alteration in the racial com-
federal government grant affirmative The Immigration and Naturalization position of the country. Such assurances
action—intended to redress the effects Act of 1965 replaced the national ori- were necessary because polls revealed
of decades of discrimination against gins quota system, enacted during the that the public opposed such chanages.
blacks—to newly arrived immigrants? 1920s, with a system of visa preferences Prof. Graham assures us that the reform-
Prof. Graham, who teaches history based on occupation and family connec- ers were sincere, and that the Third-
and political science at Vanderbilt Uni- tions. The 1921 and 1924 laws were World tsunami soon to roll over the

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country was unintended and unexpected. immigrants. If 40 years was not enough gally. Many millions, mostly Mexicans
Political/cultural elites simply thought for a largely European population, five and other Central Americans, simply
the old quotas were “racist,” and had to years will have little effect on non- sneaked across the southern border. Oth-
go. Legislators were more concerned whites. ers overstayed various temporary stu-
with demonstrating fashionable progres- The 1965 reform capped annual im- dent or tourism visas, and the INS made
sive values than in tracing out the logi- migration at 290,000 (170,000 for the only perfunctory efforts to find them.
eastern hemisphere and Prof. Graham fails to point out that
120,000 for the western). the refusal of the federal government to
Within these two quotas, vi- enforce immigration laws was, in effect,
sas would be awarded ac- a policy decision common to every ad-
cording to one of seven ministration since Lyndon Johnson’s, to
preferences (one refugee, increase immigration beyond the legal
two occupational, and four limits. He also fails to explain the effect
family preferences). These of granting automatic citizenship to chil-
seemingly simple provi- dren born on US soil even if their par-
sions set up the conditions ents were here illegally. Since they were
for endless chain migra- now parents of US citizens, they could
tions from the Third World. not be deported. Their children had a
First, professionals (doc- legal right to attend school, and the fam-
tors, scientists, and engi- ily was eligible for welfare.
Kept out until McCarran-Walter, 1952.
neers), most of whom were By the mid-1980s, the public was
cal consequences of what they were educated in the West, applied for skilled beginning to notice the country was fill-
doing. occupational visas granting permanent ing up with foreigners, and that Mexi-
Some groups, however, must have residency. They could then request vi- cans were spreading everywhere. Con-
known what would happen. The most sas for their spouses and unmarried chil- gress responded by passing the Immi-
influential lobbying group was the dren. Refugees could do the same. Once gration and Refugee Control Act of 1986
American Immigration and Citizenship our new residents became American (also known as the Simpson-Mazzoli
Council, an umbrella organization that citizens, they could get visas for their Act). Despite the reassuring title, it in-
represented Jewish, Catholic, liberal brothers and sisters. The brothers and creased immigration. The law had three
Protestant, and southern European eth- sisters then repeated the process by re- major provisions: a “temporary” guest
nic associations, as well as the commu- questing visas for their spouses and chil- worker program, an amnesty for illegals
nist-leaning ACLU and CIO. Prof. Gra- dren. By the 1980s, the admissions of who had lived in the country since 1982,
ham names Jewish leaders and organi- brothers and sisters of US citizens ac- and sanctions for employers of illegals.
zations as the “most important,” and counted for two-thirds of all family vi- Because the public was opposed to am-
“the driving force at the core of this sas. This was the main form of chain nesty, congressional supporters prom-
movement.” Voting in Congress closely migration. ised there would never be another, and
followed the patterns of lobbying: “Ev- It is important to remember that once that employer sanctions and guest
ery Jewish member of Congress in both an immigrant has American citizenship, worker programs would deter future il-
chambers voted for it, as did all Catho- he is entitled to bring in his wife, minor legal immigration. They were, to put it
lics in the Senate and all but 3 (of 92) in children, and parents automatically, and charitably, mistaken.
the House.” they do not count toward filling quotas. Prof. Graham argues that Congress
If Prof. Graham had looked at the The result was that by the 1980s immi- deliberately vitiated employer sanctions
sectional pattern of the vote he would gration exempt from the quotas was by creating a new justice department
have found that the chief opposition greater than immigration under the quo- agency—the Office of Special Counsel
came from the South and the Mountain tas themselves. For example, in 1985, for Immigration Related Unfair Em-
West, the two regions least affected by the ceiling for immigration was 254,000 ployment Practices—to prosecute and
the mass immigration of the late nine- but total legal immigration was 570,000. fine employers who “discriminated”
teenth century. Old-stock Protestants liv- Prof. Graham explains that immigration against “foreign-looking” workers when
ing in those parts of the country rela- expansionists invoked family reunifica- verifying their legal status. Congress
tively untouched by the previous wave tion as a mantra to disarm opponents. also required employers to accept any
of immigration wisely voted to keep This defense was false and misleading, two of 30 possible documents (all eas-
their country as it was. The immigra- because “every act of immigrant admis- ily obtained illegally) as proof of iden-
tion reform of 1965 was therefore passed sion in effect broke up a family and cre- tification. The much-vaunted employer
by the descendants of the “new” immi- ated a chain of potential ‘reunification’ sanctions were a sham, and the govern-
grants who came to America 50 to 80 claims.” If the goal was to keep fami- ment sent a coded message to the effect
years earlier. This means that even after lies together, a better policy would have that it would look the other way if com-
half a century and a 40-year moratorium been to prevent Third-World immigra- panies hired illegals.
on new arrivals, these new arrivals had tion in the first place. And, of course, if Big business had wanted a pool of
been only partially assimilated. Patrick their families are so important to them, low-wage, docile, union-resistant immi-
Buchanan has often proposed a five-year immigrants can always go home. grant labor, and Congress obliged. Vir-
moratorium on immigration to permit At the same time, ever-larger num- tually every major employer organiza-
assimilation of the 35 million post-1965 bers of foreigners were entering ille- tion supported Simpson-Mazzoli: the

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US Chamber of Commerce, the National the National Association of Manufac- to any individual or group on account
Association of Manufacturers, the Na- turers, fruit and vegetable growers, the of an imbalance which may exist with
tional Council of Agricultural Employ- meat and poultry processing industry, respect to the total number of or percent-
ers, the United Fruit and Vegetable As- the business press (especially the Wall age of persons of any race, color, reli-
sociation, the National Restaurant As- Street Journal), conservative think tanks gion, sex, or national origin.” Support-
sociation, and the Associated Builders (Heritage, American Enterprise Insti- ers cited this language to deny charges
and Contractors. tute), libertarian think tanks (CATO, the that the law would lead to racial quotas.
Over the next ten years, no fewer than Foundation for Economic Education,) Sen. Hubert Humphrey dismissed such
one million guest workers received le- the Christian Coalition, and the Repub- fears as a “bugaboo,” and vowed fa-
gal residency, three million illegal aliens lican Party. In the face of all these and a
were amnestied, and two to three mil- hostile media as well, it is clear why
lion illegals who had arrived after 1982 groups like the Federation for Ameri-
were also allowed to stay. Just as oppo- can Immigration Reform and the Ameri-
nents of amnesty had predicted, illegals can Immigration Control Foundation
poured into the country, and employers have had so little effect.
rushed to hire them. The new influx was Business and the Republicans are
so great that by 2001, there were at least now squarely on the side of more immi-
ten million illegals in the country, and gration. Not only have corporations
the Bush administration was pushing for funded the pro-immigration lobby, they
another amnesty. have themselves lobbied to open the
If the 1980s were a decade of defeat, floodgates. Since the 1980s, every im-
the 1990s were a rout. Only four years migration expansion and amnesty has
after Simpson-Mazzoli, Congress raised either been passed by a Republican Con-
Hubert Humphrey: gave us “civil rights.”
the legal ceiling from 500,000 to gress or signed by a Republican presi-
700,000, created new “diversity visas” dent. Corporations want more pliant mously to eat the pages of the civil rights
for people from “underrepresented workers, and many Republicans simply bill “one after another” if there were ever
countries,” and launched a new “tem- vote the way the Chamber of Commerce quotas. Yet before the end of the decade,
porary” worker program (H-1B) to is- tells them. At the same time, Republi- the federal government was pressuring
sue 65,000 visas a year to high-tech cans crave respectability, and nothing so private employers to adopt racial quo-
workers. Polls continued to show the terrifies them as the cry of “racism.” tas (disguised as goals and timetables),
public wanted less immigration, but When corporate interests and politically and to give preferences to non-whites.
Congress gave it more. In 1998, it raised correct ideology converged in the 1980s, Prof. Graham is shocked that “the
the annual number of H-1B visas to Republicans were quick to betray their EEOC, which in adopting race-con-
115,000, and in 2000 increased the fig- white voter base. scious remedies in the late 1960s, indis-
ure to 195,000. In late 2000, Congress putably violated its own founding char-
passed, and President Clinton signed, a The Civil Rights Revolution ter, Title VII, and got away with it.” He
law granting permanent legal residency does not understand that the logic of
to 500,000 illegal aliens and refugees Because so many post-1965 immi- quotas and preferential treatment was
from El Salvador, Guatemala, Hondu- grants were non-white, immigration in- inherent in the act itself. The only way
ras, and Haiti. evitably became caught up in the “civil to be certain an employer was not dis-
Why does Congress continue to defy rights” and preference debates. Still, criminating was to count his employees
the will of the majority? Prof. Graham’s Prof. Graham first wants to know how and make sure there were enough non-
answer is that the coalition of interest the civil rights movement, which he be- whites. Because blacks were broadly
groups in favor of immigration had lieves was about individual rights, equal less competent than whites, the only way
grown so powerful by the 1990s that it opportunity, and color blindness, so to hire enough of them was to discrimi-
could dictate policy. The left wing of the quickly turned into demands for group nate against whites.
coalition included the same groups as rights and racial preferences. His ac- This, of course, was not a publicly
in 1965—the ACLU, Jewish organiza- count of how it happened is quite good. acceptable justification for preferences.
tions, the US Catholic Conference, the The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a The theory was that because of the lin-
National Council of Churches, North- revolutionary piece of legislation. It gering effects of past discrimination, it
ern Democrats, the congressional Black banned racial discrimination in all pub- was unfair to expect minorities to com-
Caucus—and had grown to include im- lic accommodations (restaurants, hotels, pete equally with whites. Prof. Graham
migration lawyers, the AFL-CIO, the etc.), in the workplace (in companies recognizes that preferences were a de-
congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the with 25 or more workers), and created parture from the liberal ideals of color
new Arab, Asian, and Hispanic ethnic the Equal Employment Opportunity blindness, but he is far from displeased
lobbies produced by the post-1965 im- Commission to root out discrimination. with the results.
migration. Even the Sierra Club, the It was a huge expansion of government As Prof. Graham points out, it was
nation’s most powerful environmental power that subjected private business not Congress but the civil rights bureau-
lobby, joined the open-borders coalition and employment decisions to govern- cracy that started affirmative action, and
after opposing immigration for decades. ment scrutiny. Still, Section 703 (j) did so before any theoretical justifica-
The “right” wing of the coalition in- stated that the law did not require em- tions had even been proposed. In 1968,
cluded the US Chamber of Commerce, ployers “to grant preferential treatment the Small Business Administration

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(SBA) created the Section 8 (a) program Various forms of affirmative action Hasidic Jews (1979) and Iranians (1989)
to award grants and low-interest loans could not have survived had the federal were turned down on the grounds they
to “socially disadvantaged” persons, a courts not upheld them. Although the were white, but East Indians, Pakistanis,
euphemism for blacks and other non- Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbade pref- Bangladeshis (1982), and Indonesians
whites. In the same year, the EEOC be- erential treatment on the basis of race, (1989) joined the Asian category.
gan to investigate businesses not just for the courts disregarded this plain lan- All this was a natural outgrowth of
overt discrimination but for “under- guage and ruled frequently that race- the revolutionary 1964-65 legislation.
utilization” or “underepresentation” of conscious remedies were constitutional. Since the 1964 law said discrimination
minorities. Soon it was not enough for companies was unlawful on the grounds of “race,
The Office of Federal Contract Com- to prove they did not intend to discrimi- color, religion, sex, or national ori-
pliance at the Labor Department formu- nate; they had to avoid practices that had gin,”—and this was the basis for estab-
lated what became known as “the Phila- an “adverse” or “disparate impact” on lishing protected classes—all non-white
delphia Plan.” Federal contractors in non-whites. This principle was estab- immigrants could be protected. At the
Philadelphia had to take immediate steps lished by the 1971 Supreme Court case same time, the civil rights bureaucracy
to ensure that their work forces mirrored Griggs v. Duke Power, in which the created in the 1960s had the incentive
the proportion of minorities in the Phila- Duke Power Company of North Caro- of all government bureaucracies to ex-
lina was forbidden to use IQ tests to pand, so it was natural for it to extend
evaluate management trainees because programs to newly-arrived immigrants.
blacks got lower scores. IQ tests had a Third, the same apathy, lack of white
“disparate impact” and were therefore racial consciousness, and white guilt that
illegal. Employers soon learned that in kept whites from mounting any real re-
order to convince the civil rights police sistance to black affirmative action led
they were not discriminating against to acceptance of the same preferences
blacks they had to discriminate against for other non-whites. Whites preferred
whites. not even to notice that immigrants were
Prof. Graham appears to be shocked getting affirmative action.
that preferences were then extended to Of course, by this time, racial prefer-
non-white immigrants. After all, the ences had a new justification. It hardly
theory of compensation that supposedly made sense to claim that young blacks—
justified remedies for blacks did not who had lived their entire lives in the
apply to foreigners just arriving in the age of affirmative action—deserved
United States, but it didn’t take long for preferences to make up for past discrimi-
Richard Nixon: gave us racial preferences. other non-whites to get in on the action. nation. The new theory that emerged in
In 1967, the EEOC considered whether the late 1980s was that universities and
delphia area, which was then 30 percent. Asians should get preferences. At the corporations would benefit from the
Opponents of the Philadelphia Plan re- time, the median family incomes of mere presence of non-whites. This “di-
alized that if the program survived it Japanese- and Chinese-Americans were versity” justification could also serve to
would establish a precedent for propor- well above the national average, so the explain why Cambodians and Guatema-
tional representation and preferential EEOC chairman decided they should lans deserved preferences over whites
treatment for minorities. Public, con- not. All the same, he reclassified Asians (see the article on diversity on p. 12).
gressional, and business opposition was as a protected class for fear of pressure Prof. Graham’s book explains how
so great that the Labor Department from Asian-American interest groups absurdities of this kind come into be-
quickly withdrew the plan. However, and the press. Needless to say, there was ing: The bureaucracy, judges, corpora-
President Nixon revived the program his no press or interest group pressure to tions, and interest groups have far more
first year in office, and used all his in- protest this additional discrimination political power than the general public,
fluence to fight off congressional at- against whites. and when the four act together, as they
tempts to kill it. It was thus Richard In 1978, when Congress passed the have on immigration and affirmative
Nixon and the Republicans who saved Small Business Investment Act, which action, they can ignore the majority.
the Philadelphia Plan, which became the for the first time provided a legal basis Prof. Graham ably discusses how “iron-
model for all subsequent racial prefer- for the SBA’s 8(a) preferences program, triangles,” composed of federal agen-
ences. it left Asians out of its definition of the cies, interest groups, and congressional
The Nixon Labor Department quickly “socially disadvantaged.” Asian groups committees, have largely made govern-
issued Order No. 4 requiring all federal pressured the SBA for re-inclusion, and ment policy. When the public has tried
contractors everywhere in the country within a year, the SBA not only rein- to roll back racial preferences by legal
to submit goals and timetables for mi- stated Chinese and Japanese but in- challenge or popular referendum, fed-
nority hiring. It would not be long be- cluded newly-arrived Oriental immi- eral courts have stepped in to protect
fore the EEOC was requiring private grants such as Vietnamese, Koreans, them, as happened in California during
businesses to do the same. Why did Laotians, Cambodians, and Taiwanese. the 1990s.
Nixon do this? Prof. Graham reports that As immigration continued to grow, These racial policies are prime ex-
he suffered from the same delusion that both in numbers and variety during the amples of a “democratic” country flout-
plagues all Republicans: He thought he 1980s, more groups lobbied to become ing the will of the people. Neither mass
could win the black vote in 1972. government-recognized minorities. non-white immigration nor government-

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imposed preferences for blacks and im- erences to great applause at the 2000 been fed for decades on liberal anti-
migrants has ever enjoyed majority sup- Republican convention. white propaganda, preferences were just
port, nor have political leaders ever been Corporations have been as destruc- another advantage to be wrested from
open about the full reality of these two tive as the Republicans. They have demoralized whites. Preferences need
policies. There has not been a single funded non-white, anti-majority pres- never end, and if they can be supple-
national referendum or election cam- sure groups (including La Raza, MAL- mented with reparations for slavery or
paign that has centered on these issues. DEF, LULAC, NAACP, and PUSH), anything else that comes to mind, so
When affirmative action and forced in- lobbied the Reagan administration not much the better. Like most whites, Prof.
tegration have crept into a campaign, the to scale back affirmative action, em- Graham does not understand that blacks
public verdict has been negative. braced the new “diversity” rationale for seek advantage and gain, not justice.
The votes for Nixon in 1968 and 1972 preferences, and groveled to black and Other racial groups behave the same
were, at least in part, against school bus- Hispanic shakedown artists. way. If the white majority can be made
ing, but in return the public got busing Needless to say, Prof. Graham does to discriminate against its own children
and affirmative action. The vote in 1980 not grasp the deeper cause of the racial in favor of non-whites just off the boat,
for Ronald Reagan was, at least in part, revolution his book describes—the in- immigrants are delighted to reap the
a vote against affirmative action, but ability of whites to think in racial terms benefits. Preferences for foreigners are
Republicans have taken every opportu- or to believe they have a right to defend just one more example of what happens
nity to betray whites. President Reagan their country from invasion. And be- when whites lose any conception of their
could have significantly reduced federal cause he cannot understand the aggres- legitimate group interests.
affirmative action and “civil rights” en- sive racial consciousness of non-whites, The political details of how capitula-
forcement but did not. President George he cannot see the larger pattern of tion takes place are interesting and in-
Bush went on to sign the Civil Rights events. He is shocked that the non-dis- structive, and Prof. Graham describes
Act of 1991, which finally gave legisla- crimination movement of the 1960s them ably, but without grasping what is
tive sanction to the pernicious theory of grew so quickly into one of blatant ra- at stake. He is like a scientist studying a
“disparate impact.” Newt Gingrich’s cial preferences, and is baffled that non- beast of prey—without realizing that he
1994 Contract with America ignored white immigrants demanded the same himself is its favorite food. Ω
immigration and affirmative action. preferences. There is no mystery here. John Sims lives in St. Louis, Mis-
Colin Powell even endorsed racial pref- For blacks, whose racial hatreds have souri.

Matt Bruno Wins the Dashes

Whites find they care County. He had won his heats the day with such quickness that the crowd be-
before, and had recorded the day’s fast- gan buzzing. A black spectator, refer-
about race after all. est time in the 100 at 10.40 and the sec- ring to Mr. Bruno’s well defined, mus-
ond fastest in the 200 at 21.02. He was cular legs, exclaimed, “That boy’s
by Roger D. McGrath assigned lane five, the premier position, ripped!” Everyone, black or white,
for the 100 meter final. As the runners seemed to be thinking, “Can the white

he first of June saw 10,751 kid do it?”
fans pack the stands at The black runners appeared relaxed
Cerritos College in Norwalk and confident after completing their
for this year’s California high school practice starts. They chatted amiably
track and field championships. Prob- with each other, punctuating their con-
ably a quarter of those in attendance versations with a hand or arm gesture.
were black. For the last 30 years black Mr. Bruno, his jaw clenched, paced
sprinters have dominated the dashes, back and forth by his blocks. A fan
and black fans came to the finals ex- commented, “He looks like a caged
pecting more of the same. Matt Bruno, tiger.” When the starter called the run-
a 5’ 9” 165-pound senior from Tra- ners to their marks, Mr. Bruno clearly
buco Hills High School in south Or- stood out. To his left were four black
ange County, was the only runner ca- sprinters. To his right were four more.
pable of reversing the trend. During His brown hair, blue eyes, and very
the season he had been undefeated in The finish of the 100 meters. fair skin only made the contrast sharper.
the 100 meters and nearly so in the 200 When the gun went off, Mr. Bruno
meters, losing narrowly twice: once took their lanes and began positioning burst out of the blocks into an immedi-
when recovering from an injury and a their starting blocks, the tension in the ate lead. At the 50-meter mark he was
second time after staying out late at stands mounted. A runner took a prac- two meters ahead of the pack, his knees
night. tice start. Then another sped out of the high, accelerting into a headwind. A
Black fans were noticeably worried blocks. Several more did the same. Then huge roar rose from the spectators and
about the white sprinter from Orange Mr. Bruno exploded from the blocks continued as Bruno raced down the track

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and hit the tape well ahead of his near- what from the shock of the white sprinter uncharacteristically quiet. Blacks are not
est competitor. People were now stand- not just winning but demolishing the afraid to express their support for black
ing on the bench seats, yelling, stamp- field in the 100. Many black fans were athletes and even proclaim racial soli-
ing their feet, and applauding. When the now loudly voicing support for their fa- darity with their black brothers. Whites,
new state champion made his way back vorites in the 200, one or another of the on the other hand, have been condi-
past the grandstands to collect his black sprinters. tioned over the last several decades to
sweats, a group of friends began chant- The start of the 200 looked like a re- suppress, at least in public, the same
ing, “Bruuu . . .no . . .Bruuu . . .no . . play of the 100. Mr. Bruno blew out of natural feeling—an affinity for people
.Bruuu . . .no.” The crowd joined in and the blocks and made up the stagger on who look, sound, and act like them-
the stadium rocked. At least most of it two of the runners on the curve to his selves. The eruption of cheers and thun-
rocked. Black spectators were conspicu- outside before the race was more than derous applause for Mr. Bruno suggests
ously subdued. Some appeared sullen. 20 meters old. Another 20 meters and that the warped attempt at conditioning
If white spectators had behaved in a he caught the remaining two runners whites to behave in an unnatural, and
similar manner in the face of a black who had a stagger advantage. Those run- ultimately self-destructive, manner has
victory, the scene probably would have ners on his inside, meanwhile, had not entirely succeeded. White fans saw
been featured on the nightly news with gained little ground. Coming off the a kid who looked like their son, or
the headline, “Racist Reaction.” turn, Mr. Bruno had a solid lead. The brother, or how they remembered them-
Although Mr. Bruno was well off his crowd was again roaring. Could he hold selves in high school—and they roared.
best time, his 10.55 into the wind was the lead all the way to the tape? One With his victories Matt Bruno became
two tenths of a second better than sec- black sprinter in the middle of the the first white sprinter to win both
ond place, a stunning margin of victory straight closed to within a couple of dashes at the state track championships
in California state finals. Speculation meters but then could gain no more. Mr. since the legendary Forrest Beaty did so
now focused on how he would do, with Bruno won in a 20.82, the fourth fastest as a 16-year-old junior in 1961. Mr.
his short, powerful legs, in the longer prep time in the nation this year. Sec- Bruno, a fine student as well as an out-
200 meters, which favors a long, flow- ond place was more than a tenth behind standing athlete, has accepted a track
ing stride. By the time the runners were and third place more than three tenths. scholarship to attend UCLA. Ω
taking their marks, fifty minutes later, Again the white fans roared their ap- Mr. McGrath was a spectator at the
black spectators had recovered some- proval and again the black fans were championships.

Racial Preferences Survive in Michigan

Dishonest ‘diversity’ argu- a great deal of competition to get into cited in support of the constitutionality
the school, which set aside 16 slots for of preferences. He argued that racially
ments win the day. minorities. Alan Bakke, a white man discriminatory policies should receive
who was rejected for admission, sued, “strict scrutiny,” a test that requires that
by Stephen Kershnar claiming that the admission of less- the state’s reason for discrimination be
qualified minorities violated the Equal a compelling one, and that any discrimi-

he proponents of preferential natory policy be “narrowly tailored” to
treatment won a big legal battle achieve its goals. Powell argued that
on May 14th, in the case of Real diversity would have because racial diversity contributes to a
Grutter v. Bollinger . The Sixth Circuit favored admitting Marx- student’s education, it is a compelling
Court of Appeals ruled that racial diver- ists, fundamentalist state goal, and race may therefore be
sity of the student body is such an im- Christians, Afghans, considered as a plus factor for minority
portant goal that the University of applicants.
Michigan Law School is justified in dis- convicts, primitive tribes- However, he then determined that
criminating against whites. men, and transsexuals. Davis’s quota system was not narrowly
In order to understand this ruling it is tailored to this goal since it did not give
helpful to review the US Supreme Protection Clause of the Constitution applicants “individual attention.” By
Court’s decision in Regents of Univer- and Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights this he meant that diversity should have
sity of California v. Bakke. The court has Act. been considered as one of many factors
not revisited the question of racial pref- The Supreme Court split into three in a system in which all candidates com-
erences in university admissions since blocs. A liberal bloc of four held that peted for all available slots. Individual
this ambiguous split-decision of 1978, the Constitution and Title VI permit “be- consideration of applicants would take
and Bakke certainly shaped the Grutter nign” quotas. A second bloc of four held into account each one’s combined at-
decision. In Bakke, the Supreme Court that the program was illegal since it vio- tributes, which would include such
took up the preferential treatment pro- lated Title VI’s plain language forbid- things as compassion, a history of over-
gram used by the University of Califor- ding racial discrimination. This left the coming disadvantage, and an ability to
nia-Davis Medical School. With 3,000 late Justice Lewis Powell with the deci- communicate with the poor. The Davis
applicants for only 100 slots, there was sive vote, and his reasoning is frequently system failed the “narrowly tailored”

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part of the strict scrutiny test by hold- account how much diversity any one wrote that the Chief Judge’s procedure
ing open a certain number of slots for individual might contribute. For in- was routine given the understaffing of
non-whites only. Along the way, Powell stance, they noted that the school gave the Sixth Circuit and its heavy case load.
rejected the argument that preferential preference to a black graduate of Choate From the decisions themselves it is im-
treatment was justified as a means to and Harvard over a poor, rural white possible to tell who is right, though
correct past injustices, holding that such applicant, and questioned whether the Judge Moore did not dispute the point
an argument required a specific show- black really contributed more to cam- that the Chief Judge had deviated from
ing of past injustices by the institution pus diversity. Michigan appeared to be the court’s formal procedures.
practicing the preferences. There is now a clear split in the fed-
In Grutter, the University of Michi- eral appellate courts. The Ninth and
gan Law School, one of the best in the Sixth Circuits have held that they are
country, had adopted a system that gave bound by Bakke and that preferential
significant preferences to blacks, His- treatment is constitutional. The Fifth
panics, and American Indians. In effect, Circuit has ruled that preferences are not
the school automatically admitted mi- constitutional. The Eleventh Circuit
norities with grades and Law School ducked the issue of whether diversity is
Aptitude Test (LSAT) scores that for a compelling interest but held that even
whites and Asians almost always meant if it is, race may not be considered as
rejection. For candidates with the same the only thing that contributes to it. This
LSAT scores, for example, minorities split will almost undoubtedly force the
with a high B or low C average were let Supreme Court to face this issue.
in at the same rate as whites with an A
average. A middle-range applicant with Diversity or Uniformity?
an LSAT score of 164-166 and a GPA
of 3.25-3.49 had a 100 percent chance The diversity argument is obviously
of being admitted if he were black or a sham. As the dissent pointed out, the
University of Michigan Law School.
Hispanic; a 22 percent if he were white law school was really protecting slots
or Asian. The law school admitted that assuming that any minority applicant for blacks, Hispanics, and American
three out of four minority students would make a great contribution to di- Indians rather than seeking true diver-
would not have gotten in if applications versity while white applicants would sity of intellect or experience. Real di-
were colorblind. make little or no contribution. This sus- versity would have favored admitting
The majority in Grutter found this picion was supported by the fact that Marxists, fundamentalist Christians,
policy constitutional. It said the policy despite its claim to the contrary, Michi- Afghans, convicts, primitive tribesmen,
followed Powell’s guidelines, in that gan appeared to be using a quota sys- and transsexuals since they are likely to
educational diversity is a compelling tem. For example, between 1995 and have ideas and experiences sharply dif-
state goal, and that Michigan’s system 1998, the last four years for which data ferent from those of white students who
was narrowly tailored to achieve this were available, the law school enrolled recently graduated near the top of their
goal since it gave applicants individu- minorities at a rate of 13.5 to 13.7% of Ivy League classes. Instead, the law
alized consideration. the class. school recruited minority students who
The dissenters in Grutter attacked the Dissenting Judge Danny Boggs also often have the same experiences and
majority’s argument on several grounds. argued that the court had avoided stan- even ideas as upper-class whites.
They rejected the notion that Powell’s dard judicial procedure, and implied that But if we accept the view that blacks,
guidelines were binding, first, because this was an attempt to rig the outcome. Hispanics, and American Indians offer
they did not receive the support of a ma- In particular, he asserted that Chief the classroom something so valuable it
jority of justices in either the Bakke or Judge Boyce Martin, a Carter appoin- justifies racial discrimination against
later Supreme Court cases relating to af- tee, had bypassed the standard random- whites, what might that be? First, mi-
firmative action, and second, because selection of judges and assigned him- norities might help whites understand
the guidelines were not essential to self to the three-judge panel that would what they think (such as why blacks
Powell’s argument in support of Mr. hear the parties’ motions. The result of overwhelmingly vote Democratic, favor
Bakke’s claim. They then argued that one of these motions was temporarily big government, want reparations for
diversity is not a compelling state inter- to block the lower court’s decision slavery, etc.). Second, they might get
est. They noted that if the university re- against Michigan’s program. The Chief other members of the class to adopt their
ally wanted diversity it would discrimi- Judge also delayed telling the court’s beliefs. Third, they might have a spe-
nate against vastly overrepresented other judges that the university had pe- cial perspective on the subject matter
groups, such as Jews, and systematically titioned for a full-court review, until af- unrelated to these beliefs (such as intri-
favor people with genuinely unusual ter two Republican-appointed judges cate questions of corporate law or how
experiences, such as professional jazz had withdrawn from active service and the court’s procedural rules should
musicians. could therefore no longer participate in work). The third justification is doubt-
The dissenters wrote that Michigan’s the review. ful. It is hard to see what unique insights
admissions system was not narrowly Judge Karen Nelson Moore, who con- minorities are likely to have on substan-
tailored to achieve diversity, arguing that curred in the ruling, sharply attacked tive issues of law. In fact, given their
such an attempt would have to take into Judge Boggs’s procedural critique. She significantly lower qualifications, one

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would expect them to contribute less to be the very views held and promoted nents of preferential treatment and di-
than the whites who would otherwise by admissions officers and faculty, so versity promotion have failed to make
have taken their slots. what are called diversity campaigns are this argument against the idea of learn-
At the same time, the value of learn- really programs to promote certain ing from the oppressed because most of
ing about or adopting a group’s beliefs ideas. them accept all three of the above points.
depends at least in part on whether those We can imagine three points of view Why else would “conservatives” sup-
beliefs are true. Law schools do not give minorities might contribute to a law port laws that ban discrimination against
diversity preference to conspiracy theo- school, specifically. First, justice should minorities, women, and disabled
rists, fundamentalist Christians, or white be concerned with bringing about equal- people? Having adopted the very posi-
separatists because admissions officers ity. Second, certain minorities have been tions non-whites are likely to hold, they
do not think what they believe is true. denied claims to equality. Third, the gov- have disarmed themselves in the face of
Therefore, even if admissions officers ernment has a far-reaching mandate to those who want to promote “diversity.”
really were considering the diversity combat this injustice. “Conservatives” may oppose outright
value of what blacks and Hispanics ac- However, if we view these beliefs as discrimination against whites, but the
tually think, rather than using the diver- controversial and not obviously worthy ideas that this discrimination encourages
sity argument simply as a cover for out- of promotion (which is how admissions on campuses are ones with which they
and-out racial preferences, they would officers view the beliefs of Christians already agree. Ω
still be promoting a particular set of and conservatives), the case for this kind Stephen Kershnar is an attorney and
views. Needless to say, these are likely of “diversity” weakens. I suspect oppo- teaches philosophy at SUNY-Fredonia.

O Tempora, O Mores!
Indian Takers used to be divided into tribes of Mat- work their land. This was the deadline
taponi, Monacan, Pamunkey and Chero- Robert Mugabe’s government gave
Back in March, the US Department kee—all Indians native to Virginia— them to stop work, in preparation for
of Agriculture tried to bully the West will be Eagles, Snakes, Deer, Bobcats, complete evacuation of their farms by
Virginia 4-H into dropping all Indian and Owls. Powwows for the nine- to 13- August eighth. If the government en-
references in its programs for children. year-olds are now “cave meetings,” the forces the evacuation, about 95 percent
It said it was investigating whether us- “great chief” is now the “great bear,” and of the country’s white farmers will have
ing Indian names constituted racial dis- the campfire, which used to be the “great been thrown off their land.
crimination that barred the West Virginia light,” is now the “sacred light.” An Many farmers started packing up , but
program from receiving is annual $4.5 important 4-H camp in Front Royal, Vir- others kept working. Dairymen pointed
million in federal support. ginia, still has a large, white out that cows had to be milked or would
The department kindly pro- teepee standing behind the sicken and die. Even in the face of
duced two Indian activists to administration building, and threats of a two-year prison sentence for
explain just how awful it was 4-H has decided to risk con- continued farm work they refuse to ne-
to divide children into tinuing to use it as the class- glect their animals—even though they
“tribes” and to call their room for Native American will lose them when they leave the land.
meetings “powwows.” On Arts and Traditions. [Jon Other farmers continued working be-
March 22, West Virginia’s lo- War, Virginia 4-H Yields, cause they would not let food rot in the
cal 4-H chapter leaders an- Washington Times, June 28, fields in a country facing famine. The
nounced they would do away with all 2002, p. B1.] UN estimates half the country’s 12.5
Indian names and traditions. People who The usual argument is that Indian million people face starvation because
had been in 4-H as children were out- names and mascots demean Indians. of bad weather and the land seizures.
raged, and President David Hardesty of Oddly, when Southern schools use Con- Zimbabwe used to be a major food ex-
West Virginia University, who has offi- federate mascots, that glorifies the porter but will subsist next year on food
cial authority over the program, over- rebels, so that, too, must be banned. If aid, much of it from the United States.
ruled them. For the time being, 4-H in mascots are demeaning and America is There are shortages of many staples.
his state will remain unchanged, but Mr. hopelessly “racist,” why do no schools Mr. Mugabe routinely accuses Britain,
Hardesty could well overrule himself if ever call their teams “the Darkies” or white farmers, and multinationals of
the federal investigation eventually con- “the Nig-nogs,” and no youth camps deliberately trying to starve the coun-
cludes that tribes and powwows are ever divide children into tribes of try. In a speech on June 30, he said
“racist.” Hottentots and Ubangis? Zimbabwe’s largest food production
In the meantime, the threat has company was keeping salt off the mar-
worked elsewhere. 4-H representatives Zim Going Dark ket: “I want to say this to National
from Virginia sat in on the brow-beat- Foods. We want them to come out in the
ing in West Virginia and decided they At midnight, June 24, about 3,000 open and tell this nation why they have
didn’t want to wait for the results of a white farmers in Zimbabwe officially been hoarding salt. . . . If not we will
federal investigation. Now children who became criminals if they continued to take over their enterprises.” A National

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Food spokesman said the company rial Day, a drug store chain and a
has 2,000 tons of salt in storage, medical insurance company gave out
which would last the country two free passes, and 15,000 people came
weeks. It is all imported, and the gov- for free. Many of the blacks misbe-
ernment has ordered it to sell at a haved. A large number smuggled in
price that is half what the company beer and malt liquor despite a ban on
paid for it. The spokesman explained alcohol, and littered the grounds with
that National Food, which is in deep trash. People urinated in public,
trouble along with the rest of the food trampled flower beds, tried to feed the
sector, cannot afford to sell at a loss. animals, and deliberately plugged toi-
Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Minister lets. Parents dangled small children
Joseph Made says the food crisis has over the railings around the bear and
nothing to do with putting commer- lion pens despite clearly posted dan-
cial farmers out of business. He says ger warnings. People threw garbage
whites, who make up one percent of and even a baseball bat into the en-
the population, have fomented a cri- closures of the large animals, and
sis in an attempt to take power. Mean- someone started a grass fire in front
while, the European Union has ex- of the outdoor lion and tiger exhibit.
pressed concern—though not about In a special enclosure where visitors
ethnic cleansing. The “haphazard re- can walk among uncaged birds,
distribution of property,” it observed, people bent down the branches and
“could worsen the impending [food] let them fly up, throwing the birds off
crisis.” [Michael Hartnack, Zimbabwe it into the country they now have the their perches. Some people tried to steal
Emphasizes Farm Order, AP, June 27, right to stay. [Paul McMullen, Got Aids? birds. There were several fights, includ-
2002. White Zimbabwean Farmers Pro- Welcome to Britain, Sunday Express, ing one in which women maced each
test Order to Stop Working, New York April 7, 2002, p. 10.] other. Zoo staff and private security were
Times, June 26, 2002. Angus Shaw, out in force, but it was impossible to
Zimbabwe White Farmers Stop Work- Going, Going . . . maintain order. The zoo may discontinue
ing, AP, June 25, 2002.] its tradition of free admission on holi-
In the first quarter of 1992, the 15 days. [Tom Buckham, Mass Misbehav-
English Idiocy most common surnames of people buy- ior Leaves Zoo a Mess, Buffalo News,
ing houses in the nine-county San Fran- May 29, 2002.]
Third-World asylum seekers in Brit- cisco Bay area were, in the following
ain have found a new loophole that lets order: Wong, Lee, Smith, Nguyen, Business As Usual
them stay in the country. If they have a Chan, Johnson, Chen, Miller, Brown,
disease that cannot be adequately treated Tran, Anderson, Davis, Williams, Jones, On May 30th, 23-year-old Pablo
in their own countries the European and Martin. That was six Asian names Lopez Jarquin went to Rosy’s Market
Convention on Human Rights says they and nine “Anglo” names, though the top & Taqueria in Santa Cruz, California.
must stay. Such diseases include tuber- two were Asian (a few of the Lees may According to surveillance tapes, two
culoses, Ebola, and, of course, AIDS. have been white). men cornered Mr. Jarquin, and a third
Hindu Mwakitosi, a Tanzanian who By the first quarter of 2002, the top shot him in the back of the head, in what
has the AIDS virus, was the first test 15 names were, in the following order: police think was a gang-related slaying.
case. She was about to be deported when Nguyen, Lee, Garcia, Tran, Smith, The tape then shows people (race un-
someone tried the trick and it worked. Gonzalez, Wong, Johnson, Martinez, specified) calmly stepping over the body
“I am HIV-positive, I am HIV-positive, Rodriguez, Lopez, Hernandez, Sanchez, to take their purchases to the counter.
yes I am, most definitely!” she rejoices. Brown, and Chen. Asians were down to [Customers Continue Business Despite
“I have a certificate to prove it, and I five out of the top 15, though they still Dying Man on Store Floor, AP, May 31,
now have the right to stay in this coun- held the top two slots. The number of 2002.]
try.” “Anglo” names had dropped from nine
Retroviral drug treatments for HIV to just three, and there were now seven Smiling at the Verdict
carriers in Britain cost close to $20,000 Hispanic names in the top 15. A large
a year. When the disease advances to number of mortgage lenders now offer On August 30, 2000, group of Leba-
full-blown AIDS it can cost many times soup-to-nuts service entirely in Spanish. nese men approached a white 18-year-
that. Heterosexual AIDS is on the rise [Ethnic Shift in Bay Area Home Buy- old Australian girl on a train, and of-
in Britain, with 1,819 cases diagnosed ers, San Francisco Chronicle, May 19, fered her marijuana. She accepted and
last year. People like Miss Mwakitosi 2002.] got off with them. The men then spent
are the main cause; 71 percent of the six hours raping her, passing her around
cases were found in Africans. Which Were the Animals? among at least 14 friends. One called
Those with a black sense of humor the girl “an Aussie pig,” and another told
have pointed out that there are more The zoo in Buffalo, New York, has a her, “I’m going to fuck you Leb-style.”
AIDS carriers in Africa than the entire tradition of sponsor-subsidized free ad- Four of the assailants went on trial this
population of Britain. If they can make mission on major holidays. On Memo- year, and were convicted on June eighth.

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They grinned and waved as the jury de- help these people.’ What I’m saying is, Border Patrol chief agent. Mr. King be-
livered its verdict, and two got into a guys, you’re looking at it the wrong way. lieves it will take at least 20,000 soldiers
scuffle that stopped only when a court This is not a burden. This is essential. to secure the borders. “What’s mind-
officer put one in a headlock. All four This is an opportunity. In fact, maybe blowing to me,” he says, “is that many
mugged and carried on throughout the it’s more than just an opportunity.” [Bill of our troops are currently guarding bor-
trial. Two of the Lebanese have already Nemitz, State’s Future Looks Brighter ders and protecting the sovereignty of
been convicted in a similar gang rape of With More Color, Portland (Maine) other nations while our own borders are
two white girls. Press Herald, May 12, 2002.] incredibly in total disarray, wide open
Last year, gang rapes of white girls to any criminal activity imaginable,”
by Middle-Eastern men became some- Polling Mexicans [Dave Boyer, Troops for Border Sought,
thing of a scandal in Australia (see AR, Washington Times, June 19, 2002.]
Sept. and Oct., 2001). When Judge According to a Zogby poll taken in
Michael Finnane sent the case to the jury Mexico and released June 11, 58 per- Oops
he warned against racial considerations cent of Mexicans believe the southwest-
of any kind: “You have to put aside any ern United States rightfully belongs to Odeline Caroline Monestime, a 21-
view that you might have . . . about them, and 57 percent believe they have year-old black woman was struggling to
Muslims, either favorable or unfavor- the right to cross the border without US come up with the $700 a month she
able,” he said. The jury, he said, was “not government permission. In a poll taken needed to make the car and insurance
trying a class of persons or a race.” [Sa- in the United States, Zogby found that payments on her 1997 Toyota Camry.
rah Crichton, Gang Rapists Smile as 68 percent of Americans think the US A man who helped her fix a flat tire sug-
Guilty Verdict Delivered, The Age military should patrol the border. Sixty- gested she just burn the car, so early in
(Sydney, Australia), June 8, 2002.] five percent oppose amnesty for illegal the morning of May 6, Miss Monestime
aliens, and 58 percent believe the US poured gasoline over the interior. She
Maine Too White should cut back the number of legal tried to light matches, but couldn’t get
immigrants. Americans for Immigration one to strike. She then went back to her
The people of Maine have long wor- Control Inc. commissioned the poll, house to get a piece of paper to burn. In
ried that the state is losing population which was conducted in Mexico and the the meantime, fumes built up inside the
and that young people go out of state to US in late May. [Poll: US-Mexico Bor- car. As she came back to the car, the
college and never come back. Jim der Opinions Differ, UPI, June 12, 2002] fumes ignited and the car exploded. Fire
Tierney, who was the state’s attorney destroyed the Camry and two other
general for 10 years, thinks he knows Send in the Troops nearby cars, and Miss Monestime was
what the problem is: The state is too burned over 60 percent of her body.
Despite the poll numbers cited above, From her hospital bed, Miss Mones-
President Bush and Homeland Security time told the police that two men had
Director Ridge refuse to consider using tried to rob her, then put her in the car
troops to guard the borders. In early and set it on fire. When investigators
June, Gov. Ridge told lawmakers the determined that the evidence did not
White House opposed this for “cultural match her story, she admitted the arson.
and historical” reasons. “I want an ex- Police say they will not file charges
planation of these ‘cultural and histori- against her. [Luisa Yanez, Cops: Woman
cal’ reasons why we can’t protect our Lied, Set Self Afire, Herald (Miami),
nation’s borders,” says Rep. Tom June 5, 2002.]
Tancredo, Colorado Republican and
chairman of the congressional immigra- Cuis Custodiet
tion reform caucus. Rep. Tancredo an-
gered the White House when he criti- The INS has something called the
cized the president’s “open door” im- Transit Without Visa program, which
migration policy last April. Presidential allows foreigners to enter without a visa
Only white men on the state seal.
advisor Karl Rove told Rep. Tancredo if they are flying on to third countries.
never to “darken the door” of the White Airport security is supposed to make
white. “Many of our best Maine kids House again. sure they do not leave the airport. On
move away—perhaps for education or Lawmakers who want troops on the June 10, federal authorities filed charges
perhaps for work—and find a level of border cite a report by the Center for Im- against an INS inspector, two airport
energy and excitement in places where migration Studies in Washington that security personnel, and two others for
diversity is the rule and not the excep- says more than 481,000 immigrants smuggling illegal Filipinos in through
tion,” he says. “And they like it.” He have entered the United States illegally Los Angeles Airport. Maximiano
thinks the diversity of non-white immi- since September 11. A spokesman for Ramos, 53, an INS shift supervisor, and
gration will save the state: Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Tex.) the other four arranged to meet the Fili-
“Both liberals and conservatives view says proposed reforms of the INS and pinos on arriving flights and escorted
diversity the same way. Liberals see it border patrol “will give agents the tools them past airport security. [Kate Berry,
as, ‘We have to help these people.’ Con- they need” to improve border security. Airport Worker Arrested for Smuggling,
servatives see it as ‘We can’t afford to Not so, says William King, a retired AP, June 12, 2002] Ω

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