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There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.
— Thomas Jefferson
Vol. 19 No. 10 October 2008

Preferences for the Majority


Malaysia may have lessons issue). Electronics and oil exports
Unlike Americans, who think black
for America. HCKNWTGTGSWKTGUCPGZRNCPCVKQPōCPFVJG First, though, what sort of country
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by Jared Taylor

I
n the United States, racial preferences
are for minorities. Most Americans
can hardly imagine preferences for
the majority and—if they even think
about it—assume that if whites become
a minority racial preferences will be
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Malaysia had preferences for the major-
ity Malays even before independence
in 1957, and has only extended them
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Indian population, complain bitterly,
and although there has been some talk of
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about to give up their privileges.
Over the course of several trips to
Malaysia I have been struck by how
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Malaysian policy of discrimination Malaysia: skyscrapers, open sewers, and a race problem.
against minorities may even be a warn-
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if we must some day live under laws much about why the Chinese do well of the island of Borneo, Malaysia has
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government. QXGTVJGSWGUVKQPOKIJVOCMGVJGOTG- Portuguese, who arrived in 1511, were
Malaysia is about 60 percent Malay, ƀGEVQPVJGKTQYPNCEMQHCDKNKV[+PCP[ VJGſTUVEQNQPK\GTU6JG&WVEJVQQMQXGT
25 percent Chinese, and 8 percent Indian. from them in 1641, but were run out by
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has done extensive work on population themselves run out by the Japanese in
differences in intelligence, the average colors, from chocolate 1942, but came back after the war and
IQs of both the Malays and Indians are brown to light tan, but granted independence in 1957.
about 87 while that of the Chinese is 103 the brown ones drive At that time, Malaysia was a sleepy
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and the two other races is therefore as it has developed rapidly in the last 50
wide as that between American blacks drive BMWs. years. Many Japanese companies have
and whites, with the inevitable result: built factories, and electronics are now
Chinese dominate the economy. Like ECUGVJG[FQPŏVNKMGDGKPINGHVDGJKPF /CNC[UKCŏUOCKPGZRQTV6JGEQWPVT[KU
the United States and every other multi- they have the power to do something UGNHUWHſEKGPV KP QKN CPF GXGP GZRQTVU
racial country, Malaysia faces the hard CDQWV KV UQ VJG[ JCXG 6JG TGUWNV KU C about 200,000 barrels a day, making
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use of Afrikaner monuments to their
ancestors, the men and women who built
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May 2004 issue (see “Afrikaner Sur-
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of the laager that held off the Zulu army
at Blood River (June 2004), to the vari-
ous shots of the soaring, awe-inspiring,
somber granite tower of the Voortrekker
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years. I doubt that I will ever see these
monuments in person, and I know about
them only because of American Renais-
sance6JGUGCTGDGCWVKHWNVTKDWVGUVQC
Letters from Readers started in El Salvador is more than will-
ing to smuggle al-Qaeda agents across
pioneering people, a people who carved
a country for themselves out of the
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prediction of an Obama victory (See much harm it does to this country, only cost in blood.
ő9J[ 1DCOC 9KNN 9KPŒ #4 #WI how many American dollars it can get And yet, what is most poignant about
2008) will frighten enough voters to into its greedy pockets. Of course, their them is the false sense of permanence
prevent his sky-is-falling prediction őTGIWNCTŒETKOGUKPENWFGFTWIVTCHſEM- they exude. One would not think that
from coming to pass. Even if Mr. Obama ing, rape, murder, and taking potshots at the people who built these monuments to
gets more popular votes than John Mc- civilian volunteers who patrol the Mexi- stand for the ages could ever have been
Cain, our one surviving Constitutional ECPDQTFGT6JGKTFTWIFGCNKPIECWUGUCNN XCPSWKUJGF #PF [GV GXGP VJG PCOGU
protection—the Electoral College—may sorts of other crime, but also hurts our they gave to cities and towns are vanish-
yet save the day for the unattractive GOP society by driving up medical costs and KPITGRNCEGFD[VJQUGQHVQFC[ŏUXKEVQTU
candidate. Since the next president will lowering worker productivity. 2TGVQTKCYKNNUQQPDGEQOG6UJYCPG#U
either be Mr. Obama or Mr. McCain, it Walter Sieruk, Harrisburg, Penn. /T-GORRQKPVUQWVVJGVQYPVJCVYCU
seems to me we must elect the one who named after Piet Retief has been sub-
has two white grandmothers. sumed by a city named after the village
.GQPCTF9KNUQP6QYPNG[#NC Sir — What strikes me, as I read of his murderer. It is only a matter of
AR articles about South Africa and time before these wonderful Afrikaner
the Afrikaners—the latest being your OGOQTKCNUōKPENWFKPIVJGOCIPKſEGPV
Sir — Your September review of Voortrekker Monument—will be pulled
4KEJCTF.[PPŏUThe Global Bell Curve down by blacks. It is too heartbreaking
reminds me of another reason I sub- to contemplate.
scribe to AR: the book reviews. I Walt Shanley, Portland, Me.
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books on my own, and the AR reviews,
by reporting the most interesting parts, Sir — It is common to conclude, as
CTG VJG PGZV DGUV VJKPI 6JKU RCT- Mr. Kemp does in his article about the
ticular review was especially valuable. Battle of Blood River, that the downfall
6JCPM[QWHQTVJKUUGTXKEG of the white man is his unwillingness
&6[TQPG%TQYNG[2TCVVXKNNG#NC to do manual labor, that bringing in
non-white underlings always leads to
dispossession. And yet, who was it that
5KTō+P6JQOCU,CEMUQPŏUTGXKGYQH forced South Africans and Rhodesians
The Immigration Solution (see “Irrefut- to hand their countries over to blacks?
CDNG #TIWOGPVUΠ#4 #WIWUV   It was other whites, many of whom
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/[TQP/CIPGVŏUQDUGTXCVKQPVJCVUQOG ingly white populations. Without those
parts of California have become “ethnic pressures, the whites in Southern Africa
enclaves that are ridden with crime, could have maintained their position as
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Inside the Voortrekker Monument. Visitors
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therefore conclude that living apart from
dealing gang from south of the border is Great Trek. other races and taking out their own
called MS-13. In addition to its garden- garbage is no guarantee that whites will
variety criminal activity, authorities ſPGEQXGTUVQT[D[#TVJWT-GORKPVJG keep their sanity.
believe this gang of thugs who originally September issue—is the pictures you Andrew Kennedy, Lexington, Ky.

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towers. Inside, there is the inevitable
high-gloss shopping mall. And yet, just
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is the same as that of Argentina, at ite diversion for people between the ages sense of poverty hovering just out of
(QTEQORCTKUQPVJGſIWTGHQT of 15 and 45—partly because malls are sight makes the prices in the shopping
the US is $45,800, for Britain $35,100, heavily air conditioned, which adds to malls seem all the more jarring.
Poland $16,300, Congo $300, and their appeal in a country just north of + GZRGTKGPEGF /CNC[UKCŏU EQPVTCUVU
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$10,000. areas that serve almost as community World stone in my breakfast, and was
Income is not at all evenly distributed centers, and put on events that are incon- leery about going to a Malaysian dentist.
in Malaysia, and people with money gruously Western. I saw break-dancing +UJQWNFPŏVJCXGDGGP&T%JWC
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like to show it. Most wealth is new, EQPVGUVUCVOCNNUKPDQVJ-WCNC.WORWT nese, of course, and trained in Australia)
and this probably explains the spirit of and Johor Bahru—a vivid reminder of JCF C XGT[ YGNNGSWKRRGF QHſEG
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unabashed consumption that rich Ma- the average Malay IQ of 87. shopping mall, of course) and gave me
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lavish shopping malls in the two main -WCNC .WORWT
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charged. I later learned the government
encourages medical tourism, and that
Malaysia treated 341,288 foreigners in
2007, mostly from Singapore and Indo-
nesia but also from Japan, New Zealand,
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means Malaysia is still a servant soci-
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bedroom, and many people import help
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government reports there are some
325,000 foreign maids in the country.
A temple of consumption.
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EKVKGUQH-WCNC.WORWTCPF,QJQT$CJTW as garish a place as any on earth, and abuse, and the authorities have tried to
All the major European and American looks like a Las Vegas casino. When regulate employment of foreign domes-
designer brands are on sale—at typical I was there, the main hall was turned tics, but without much success. Because
designer prices—and the country treats over to the Malaysian police, who had a the country is richer than its neighbors, it
malls almost like national treasures. JWIGFKURNC[QHJQTTKſEVTCHſECEEKFGPV also has an illegal-immigration problem.
Hotels run shuttle buses to them, and RJQVQITCRJU RGQRNGŏU JGCFU ETWUJGF Every so often the police roll up their
locals point them out with pride. Ma- by trucks, decapitated bodies, intestines sleeves and kick them out en masse.
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ads for $20,000 watches and $200,000 tention to what would have attracted a Crime is beginning to be a problem,
sports cars, devoted to the idea that life shocked crowd in the US. and people blame it on the stark gap be-

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tween rich and poor. Malaysia now even Saudi style, but their menfolk do not Ibrahim, the leader of the opposition,
has a few gated communities. Many YGCTVTCFKVKQPCNTQDGU6JKUOCMGUHQT QH DWIIGTKPI JKO 6JG EJCTIGU ECOG
crimes—including repeated illegal KPEQPITWQWUEQWRNGUCOCPKPC6UJKTV just before an important by-election,
immigration—are punishable by rattan YKVJJKUYKHG
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őUVTQMGUŒYJKEJCTGUCKFVQDGNCKFQP walking behind, wrapped completely in at least encouraged by the government.
with more than symbolic vigor. As to be black right up to the eyes. 2QNKVKEKCPUECPŏVUGGOVQMGGRVJGKTRCPVU
expected, crime is mostly a Malay and Malaysians, like everyone every- up, and the press takes as much joy in
where, prefer light sex scandals as in bribery accusations.
skin. Malays come 6JGIQXGTPOGPVUNCRUFQYPPGYURCRGTU
in all colors, from that get out of line, but they have to be
light tan to chocolate SWKVG HCT QWV QH NKPG PGYURCRGTU CTG
brown, but the brown VCDNQKFUK\GFCPFNKXGN[
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friends in the photo in schools, nor is there much in the way
below, is about three QH#+&5GFWECVKQP/CNC[YQOGPJCXG
shades lighter than an average of three children each, so
the average Malay. the population is growing at about 1.75
Color consciousness percent a year.
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who are light, but EQWPVT[VGCEJWUCDQWVTCEGTGNCVKQPU!
Typical Malay girls. is bad for the Indians,
Indian problem, with Chinese virtually almost all of whom are from south In- Article 153
absent from crime statistics. dia and are very dark. As in India, skin
Malaysia is a boisterous parliamen- lighteners sell well. When I marveled In the 19th century the British found
tary democracy, though the United at a strangely white Malay woman, a that the native Malays did not want to
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7/01  Chinese man I was working with told work in tin mines or on rubber planta-
sometimes with coalition partners, has OGEQPVGORVWQWUN[ő+ŏOUWTGUJGWUGU tions, so they imported people who did:
ruled the country since independence. UMKPDNGCEJΠ6COKNU HTQO +PFKC 6JG $TKVKUJ CNUQ
Politics is a notorious tangle of money, Malaysia is a long way from Africa, found that Chinese immigrants were
corruption, and nepotism, and most of and blacks are so rare they turn heads, much smarter and harder-working than
VJGVQRRQNKVKECNſIWTGUCTGEJKNFTGPQT but they have already
relatives of other politicians. made a name for them-
Malaysia has had an Anti-Corruption selves as crooks and
Agency since 1967 and occasionally swindlers. “African
it makes an arrest, but Nigeria has an Scam Gang Member
anti-corruption agency, too. In August, 5JQV &GCFΠTGCF VJG
chunks of concrete fell off a nine- headline of an August
[GCTQNFQXGTRCUUKPFQYPVQYP-WCNC 6 story in the New
Lumpur, nearly killing drivers below. Straits Times, which
6JG#PVK%QTTWRVKQP#IGPE[YGPVKPVQ did not follow prissy
action with great fanfare, vowing to New York Times rules
ƀWUJQWVVJGEWNRTKVUDWVVJG[FKFVJG of leaving out racial
same thing—with no results—when the KFGPVKV[ ő2QNKEG ſTGF
same overpass had to be closed in 2004 a warning shot but
and 2006 for safety reasons. the African lunged at the Miss Malaysia (second from right) with friends.
Islam is the state religion of Malay- RQNKEGOCPŒGZRNCKPGFVJGCTVKENG6JGTG Malays, and worried that Chinese would
sia, but it is a relaxed version of Islam. CTGPQDNCEMURQTVUſIWTGUQTGPVGTVCKP- EQORNGVGN[FQOKPCVGVJGEQWPVT[6JG
Most Malay women wear head scarves ers, and the general opinion of Africans colonial government therefore deliber-
CPFHWNNNGPIVJFTGUUGUDWVVJCVFQGUPŏV is very low. ately steered business to Malays and re-
stop young Chinese women from step- Pornography is illegal in Malaysia, ETWKVGFVJGOHQTIQXGTPOGPVLQDU6JG[
ping out in heels and hot pants. Many but women in advertisements are as feared—rightly as it turned out—that
Malaysian men wear Muslim caps, nearly naked as they are in the West. Malays would turn ugly if they thought
and it is not uncommon to see them Homosexuality is also against the law— Chinese were getting too far ahead.
in the traditional Malay loose shirt the crime is called “carnal intercourse 6JG$TKVKUJYCPVGF/CNC[UVQMGGR
and trousers known as baju melayu. A CICKPUVVJGQTFGTQHPCVWTGŒōDWVQPN[ getting a leg up even after independence,
few women—it was explained to me ƀCITCPVQHHGPFGTUCTGNKMGN[VQDGCTTGUV- so when they drafted a constitution for
that they would be foreigners from the GF6JKUUWOOGTKVYCUDKIPGYUYJGP the new country, they included Article
Middle East—cover up head to toe, a swish young man accused Anwar URGEKſECNN[VQőUCHGIWCTFVJGURG-

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EKCNRQUKVKQPQHVJG/CNC[UCPFPCVKXGUΠcame a few years later in Malaysia. names, such as New National Agenda
through preferences in education, the 6JG /CNC[TWP IQXGTPOGPV EQPVKP- and New Vision, so Malaysians still
civil service, and business licenses. ued to practice preferences, but the talk about the NEP. It is also known as
.KMGOQUVQHſEKCNRTGHGTGPEGRTQXKUKQPU %JKPGUGMGRVIGVVKPITKEJGT6JG[CNUQ the Bumiputra Program, from a Malay
Article 153 included mumbo jumbo that established ethnic political parties that, YQTF VJCV OGCPU őUQP QH VJG UQKNŒ QT
hinted at non-discrimination, but the through clever alliances with other op- őPCVKXGŒ
OGUUCIGYCUENGCT/CNC[UEQOGſTUV position parties, nearly brought down the #NN/CNC[UKCPUCTGQHſEKCNN[FKXKFGF
6JGEQOOKUUKQPVJCVFTCHVGFVJGEQP- UMNO government in the elections of into bumiputras, who get preferences,
stitution listed some of the colonial-era May 1969. After the
preferences and concluded that “Malays vote, the Chinese put
would be at a serious and unfair dis- on a victory parade
advantage compared with other com- VJTQWIJ-WCNC.WO-
munities if they [the preferences] were pur, but spontane-
suddenly withdrawn.Π6JG[ TGEQO- ously deviated from
mended, however, that “in due course the planned route
the present preferences should be re- and went through a
duced and should ultimately cease.Œ#U heavily Malay area,
in the US, the theory of preferences was where they taunted
that once low-achieving groups were up and jeered at the in-
to speed they could compete on their habitants.
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preferences do not raise IQ; programs parties later apolo-
that were advertised as temporary soon IK\GF DWV HWTKQWU
become entrenched. UMNO leaders held
After independence, the Malaysian a counter-procession.
IQXGTPOGPVOCFGKVKNNGICNVQSWGUVKQP As the Malay crowd
QTETKVKEK\G#TVKENGGXGPD[NGIKU- gathered for the march, there were Truth$8.00
in advertising: modest accommodations (about
a night) in downtown Kuala Lumpur.
lators in parliament, who are supposed rumors that Chinese had attacked
VQ JCXG KOOWPKV[ HTQO EGPUWTG 6JKU Malays several miles to the north who and non-bumiputras YJQ FQPŏV őBu-
prohibition is not enforced, but Article were on their way to the demonstra- misΠOWUV DG /WUNKO /CNC[ UVQEM
153 is still a touchy subject. VKQP 6JG OCTEJGTU RTQORVN[ MPQEMGF though they need not be from Malaysia.
Although the preferences were rela- two Chinese off their motorbikes and 6JKU OGCPU CP KOOKITCPV HTQO +PFQ-
VKXGN[OKNF%JKPGUGCPF+PFKCPUFKFPŏV MKNNGFVJGO6JKUUGVQHHCTCORCIGVJCV nesia gets preferences over Indians or
like them. Singapore became indepen- FKFPQVUVQRWPVKNōCEEQTFKPIVQQHſEKCN Chinese who have been in Malaysia for
dent from Britain in 1963 and joined ſIWTGUōRGQRNGYGTGFGCF,QWTPCN- IGPGTCVKQPU5QOGQHVJGURGEKſEUQHVJG
Malaysia in a political union, but its ists and others thought there were as NEP were that Malays got a 60 percent
majority-Chinese population hated OCP[CUFGCF6JGTKQVQH/C[ SWQVCCVWPKXGTUKVKGUFKUEQWPVUQPTGCN
estate, and a guaranteed 30 percent of
all new issues on the Malaysian stock
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reserve, companies owned by non-bumis
were barred from government contracts,
and it became even harder for Indians
and Chinese to get business licenses.
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to pay for overseas training for Malay
students and executives.
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Colonial-era administration building. The British knew the Malays needed help. harder than ever. Are they shut out of
#TVKENG6JGKTNGCFGTCPFNQPIVGTO 1969, was a turning point in Malaysian WPKXGTUKVKGU! 6JG[ UGPF VJGKT EJKNFTGP
RTKOGOKPKUVGT.GG-YCP;GYTCKUGF race policies. to school in Australia or the United
Malay hackles by warning that Chinese 6JG PGZV [GCT KP YJCV YCU YKFGN[ 5VCVGU %CPŏV LQKP VJG EKXKN UGTXKEG!
could hardly be loyal Malaysians if they seen as a reward for violence, the gov- 6JG[IGVDGVVGTRC[KPILQDUCUNCY[GTU
YGTG UGEQPFENCUU EKVK\GPU +P  ernment set up something called the accountants, and doctors in private
Malays in Singapore rioted against the New Economic Policy (NEP), designed hospitals. Have to sell 30 percent of the
%JKPGUG MKNNKPI  RGQRNG 6JG TKQVU to increase the Malay share of national company to bumiputras!6JG[UVKNNMGGR
were a big reason why Mr. Lee took his wealth from an estimated 3 percent in control, and use their legendary com-
city-state out of the federation and made 1970 to a target of 30 percent. It was mercial skills completely to dominate
it independent in 1965. supposed to last no more than 20 years, the wholesale and import/export trades.
6JG TGCN DNQQFNGVVKPI JQYGXGT but it has been continued under new 6JG[CTGQHEQWTUGVJGOQPG[DGJKPF

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the shopping malls. ways, which makes Indians furious. muddin Hussein brandished a kris, or
In 1970, when the NEP went into 6JG OQUV EQPUKUVGPV +PFKCP EQO- traditional Malay short sword, as he
effect, Chinese controlled 27 percent of plaint, however, has been about univer- warned that non-bumiputras had better
the wealth. By 2000, despite discrimi- UKV[SWQVCU+P'FWECVKQP/KPKUVGT PQVETKVKEK\Gketuanan Melayu of “Malay
nation, they increased their share to a 0CLKD 6WP 4C\CM VJG UQP QH VJG OCP UWRTGOCE[Œ
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remarkable 40 percent, mostly at the who set up the NEP 28 years earlier, QIPK\GKPVJGYQTFketuanan the Malay
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percent of university places. ECVKQP /KPKUVGT 5JCſG 5CNNGJ CUUWTGF
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were the same as in the Unit- miputrasŒ0QVUWTRTKUKPIN[7K6/FQGU
ed States. Preferences went not have as good an academic reputation
into a murky underground, as the University of Malaysia, which
and even more bumis ended NGVUKPCSWQVCQH+PFKCPUCPF%JKPGUG 
up going to college. As de- Both speakers got enthusiastic applause.
fenders of the Bumiputra 6JGIGPGTCNUGPUGCOQPI/CNC[UKUVJCV
Program have pointed out, this is their country, and this is the way
GSWCNKV[QHQRRQTVWPKV[ECP- they will run it; Indians and Chinese are
This house in the town of Kulim is for sale only to bumis.
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which saw their share drop from 63 of results can. If Malays are 60 percent
percent in 1970 to 25 percent in 2000. of the population they deserve 60 per-
Chinese merchants outmaneuvered the cent (or more) of everything.
British conglomerates just as their cous- 6JG [GCT SWQVCU YGTG CDQNKUJGF
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they have reached their target of 30 Malays are the masters of this land.
percent of national wealth, but the swag We rule this country as provided for
KUXGT[PCTTQYN[JGNF6JGBumiputra in the federal constitution. Anyone
Program does not take class into con- who touches upon Malay affairs or
sideration, so the children of Malay ETKVKEK\GU /CNC[U KU =QHHGPFKPI? QWT
Waving the kris.
millionaires invariably get the inside UGPUKVKXKVKGUŒ
track on boardroom posts, overseas A few prominent Malays have spo- 5QYJCVŏUCPQPbumiVQFQ!#UPQVGF
scholarships, business licenses, and ken out against preferences. No less a earlier, Chinese have found ways around
plum government jobs. A smart, ambi- person than the current prime minister, VJGU[UVGOCPFFQXGT[YGNN6JGTGKU
tious peasant can work his way into the Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, famously still a Chinese-dominated political party,
middle class or maybe even into the top UCKFKPő.GVŏUPQVWUGVJGETWVEJGU but it works in coalition and does not try
ranks, but this kind of social climbing for support all the time; the knee will to get its men named as ministers. When
is so rare it is written up in the papers. DGEQOGYGCMŒCFFKPIVJCVbumis could I asked about preferences, Chinese took
Even more than in most countries, if ſPFVJCVYJGPVJG[IQVQHHETWVEJGUVJG[ CRJKNQUQRJKECNXKGY6JG[OQTGQTNGUU
you are a Malay, it pays to choose your would need a wheelchair. Most Malays CEEGRV YJCV VJG /CNC[U UC[ +VŏU VJGKT
parents carefully. YGTG PQV COWUGF 6JCV UCOG [GCT country and they set the rules. In private,
6JG+PFKCPUIGVVJGUETCRU+P 7/01ŏU FGRWV[ RGTOCPGPV EJCKTOCP Chinese acknowledge their own success,
the year the NEP went into effect, they warned during a speech to parliament CPFFQPŏVJCXGOWEJU[ORCVJ[HQT+PFK-
controlled an estimated 1 percent of VJCVőPQQVJGTTCEGJCUVJGTKIJVVQSWGU- CPUő9GYQTMJCTFŒVJG[GZRNCKPő5Q
VJGEQWPVT[ŏUYGCNVJD[VJG[JCF VKQPQWTRTKXKNGIGUŒCPFVJCVCP[CVVGORV UJQWNFVJG[Œ
managed to increase that to only 1.5 to do so would be like “stirring up a ő9JCV KH VJG[ŏTG PQV CU UOCTV CU
percent. Many had lost their old jobs as JQTPGVUŏPGUVŒ,WUVVQDGUWTGGXGT[QPG [QWCTG!Œ+YCPVGFVQMPQY6JKUKFGC
rubber tappers or oil-palm farmers, as understood what that meant, he waved a FQGUPŏVUJQEMVJGODWVKVFQGUPŏVOCMG
plantations were converted to housing book about the 1969 riots as he spoke. them any more sympathetic, either. In-
estates and golf courses for rich Malays Malay politicians like props. In 2005, dians can go back to India any time and
and Chinese. A few Hindu temples have FWTKPI CP CFFTGUU VQ 7/01ŏU CPPWCN TGENCKOEKVK\GPUJKR/QUV%JKPGUGVJKPM
been torn down to make way for high- assembly, Education Minister Hisha- Indians have made a choice and should

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live with it without complaining. were demonstrating against the way the were littered with gas canisters.
+PFKCPU FQPŏV UGG KV VJCV YC[ #NN Malaysian government treats them but 6JG+PFKCPUECNNGFVJGFC[CUWEEGUU
whom I spoke to said the system was VJGKT QHſEKCN VCTIGV YCU )TGCV $TKVCKP “Malaysian Indians have never gathered
unfair, and they look down on Malays 6JGUVCVGFRWTRQUGQHVJGFGOQPUVTCVKQP KP UWEJ NCTIG PWODGTU KP VJKU YC[Œ
CU NC\[ CPF URQKNGF 6JG[ MPQY YJ[ was to march to the British embassy and UCKF7VJC[C-WOCTQPGQHVJG*KPFTCH
the British brought Indians over, and present a two-page petition addressed to QTICPK\GTU*GYGPVQPVQNKUVVJGUVCP-
they have no kind words for Malays 3WGGP'NK\CDGVJ dard complaints to Western journalists:
who glide into top schools, cushy gov- 9J[ VJG SWGGP! 6JTGG OQPVJU
ernment jobs, discount housing, and earlier, the Malaysian-based Hindu
cut-rate car loans just because they are Rights Action Force (Hindraf) had
bumiU+PFKCPUFQPŏVVJKPMJKIJN[QHVJG ſNGF C ENCUU CEVKQP UWKV KP $TKVCKP
%JKPGUGGKVJGT6JG[EQPEGFG%JKPGUG seeking $4 trillion in compensation
are clever but think they are thieves. HQTő[GCTUQHGZRNQKVCVKQPŒVJCV
On one of my trips, an Indian man is to say, for having brought over
took me to an outdoor fruit stand to +PFKCP NCDQTGTU *KPFTCH YCUPŏV
buy durian, a fruit with such a powerful CUMKPIVJGSWGGPHQTVJGVTKNNKQP
stink it is never sold in stores or even Instead, it wanted her to appoint and
CNNQYGF QP RWDNKE VTCPURQTVCVKQP 6JG pay for a lawyer to argue its case,
Chinese proprietor asked for a lot of UKPEG*KPFTCHFKFPŏVJCXGVJGOQPG[
money, but my Indian friend said noth- Some of the Indians waved posters
ing, so I paid. Later I asked him if that QH VJG SWGGP CPF OCTEJGTU ECTTKGF
was the right price. No, he said, it was C DCPPGT VJCV UCKF ő6JG 3WGGP QH
CDQWV ſXG VKOGU VQQ OWEJ DWV KV YCU England—the Symbol of Justice, We
important that I understand what cheats 5VKNN*CXG*QRGKP;QWŒ
the Chinese are. Everyone knows Indians came
Indians do not feel emotionally voluntarily to Malaysia, and that
Malaysian. I asked several whom they the real target of the demonstration
would root for if a Malaysian team met YCU VJG QHſEKCNN[ WPVQWEJCDNG #T-
the Indian team in the Olympics. For the VKENGCPFGXGT[VJKPIVJCVƀQYU
Indian team, of course, they explained— HTQO KV 6JG /CNC[UKCP CWVJQTKVKGU
though not in public. National loyalty were not going to put up with this.
goes only so far, however. When I asked Several days before the march they Hindu temple on a side street in Kuala
+PFKCPUYJ[VJG[FQPŏVIQDCEMVQ+PFKC QHſEKCNN[DCPPGFKVWPFGTCNCYCICKPUV Lumpur.
they invariably explained that even with CPVKIQXGTPOGPVTCNNKGU6JCVFKFPŏVUVQR ő6JG[=+PFKCPU?CTGHTWUVTCVGFCPFJCXG
its bumi problems, Malaysia has “better the Indians, who poured in from all over no job opportunities in the government
ſPCPEGŒVJCP+PFKCOGCPKPIVJG[ECP the country, but it did keep them from QTVJGRTKXCVGUGEVQT6JG[CTGPQVIKXGP
business licenses or places in univer-
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to pay a Malay front man every month
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permit.
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of attention but does not seem likely to
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to say, has kept her distance—and the
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/CNC[UKCP5VWFGPV.GCFGTUŏ5WO-
mit, Prime Minister Badawi jabbered
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because Malaysians love each other
and accept differences. Just nine months
after the Hindraf demonstration he told
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diversity and we must celebrate it as
Indian demonstrators get a whiff of tear gas. QWTUVTGPIVJŒ+PCNNQHſEKCNFGUETKRVKQPU
race relations are wonderful and every-
make more money there than in India. delivering their petition. About 5,000 QPGIGVUCNQPI6JG/CNC[UKC0CVKQPCN
Indians want a fair shake. Last No- Malaysian police blasted them with tear /WUGWOKP-WCNC.WORWTJCUCJKUVQT[
vember, an estimated 20,000 marched ICUCPFYCVGTECPPQP6JGTGYGTGFQ\- section that ends with a video of Malay,
KP-WCNC.WORWTCPFDTQWIJVVJGEKV[ ens of injuries and about 200 arrests, and Indian, and Chinese children playing
VQCUVCPFUVKNNHQTPGCTN[UKZJQWTU6JG[ by the time the streets were clear they happily together.

American Renaissance -7- October 2008


Ironically, the same issue of the New by a Chinese. Now, chances are it is have lived in substantial numbers: South
Sunday Times that reported the prime owned by a fellow bumi. If Malays still Africa and Zimbabwe. As soon as blacks
OKPKUVGTŏU DTQOKFGU CDQWV FKXGTUKV[ have a grievance, it is the systematic cor- had power, they set about dispossess-
TCP C EQNWOP D[ 6WPMW #DFWN #\K\ ruption that keeps wealth concentrated ing the high-IQ whites. Blacks justify
who warned that despite such claims, KPCHGYJCPFUDWVVJGTGKUPQQTICPK\GF discrimination by calling it redress of
“Malaysia is still groping in desper- effort to spread the wealth. grievances.
ate search of an identity. It is still very Some day, the Malays will have to What does this suggest about the
much a society in transition, subsisting CEEGRVVJGGXKFGPEGCPFTGCNK\GVJCVVJG HWVWTG QH VJG 7PKVGF 5VCVGU! +H YJKVGU
in the main on suspicion, intolerance, Chinese do better than they do because do nothing, low-IQ populations in the
CPFRTGLWFKEGΠthey are smarter. I predict it will make no United States will become a large-
In the same issue, yet another col- FKHHGTGPEG6JGKTXKGYYKNNUVKNNDGVJCV enough majority to pass laws and issue
WOPKUV 5WƀCP 5JCOUWFFKP YTQVG QH Malaysia is their country, and they will 5WRTGOG %QWTV TWNKPIU 6JG[ YKNN WUG
the dangers of ethnically-based political run it to their own advantage. their power legally to dispossess high-
parties. He fears Malaysian elections are 6JGTGKUUQOGVJKPIGNUGYJKVG#OGTK- IQ minorities. Any ruling alliance of
no more than racial headcounts in which cans would do well to bear in mind: DNCEMU CPF *KURCPKEU YKNN JCXG ſIJVU
voters ignore policy differences and vote Malays are a relaxed, easy-going peo- and disagreements, but they will agree
RNG&WTKPIUGXGTCN on one thing: that certain groups have
weeks in Malaysia more than they deserve and should be
on several different plucked.
trips, I never saw In America, the justification for
a harsh exchange preferences was originally redress for
between Malays, grievances but mutated later into promo-
and was impressed VKQP QH őFKXGTUKV[Œ 9JGP QWT NQY+3
by their pleasant minorities become the majority they will
demeanor. When I PQVYQTT[CDQWVLWUVKſECVKQPU6JG[OC[
ſTUV ƀGY VQ -WCNC VCNMCDQWVőGEQPQOKELWUVKEGŒQTCDQWV
Lumpur I laughed slavery and the Mexican-American
at the advice Malay- War, but their principle will be very
sia Airlines gives simple: Whites (and perhaps Asians)
ſTUVVKOG XKUKVQTU have wealth, blacks and Hispanics have
“How do you say power, so those with the power will take
ŎJGNNQŏ KP /CNC[- the wealth.
UKCP! ,WUV UOKNGΠIt is impossible to predict the details
+ FQPŏV NCWIJ CP[- of the policies a non-white America
more. Even in the would pursue, but there would be race-
cities, Malays are
An Indian in Malaysia. No preferences for him.
amiable and good-
only for their race. He did not call for PCVWTGF9J[FQ+RQKPVVJKUQWV!'XGP Blacks and Hispanics will
a ban on ethnic parties, but proposed a a good-natured people can be driven to agree that certain groups
complicated system under which can- murderous rioting in the name of race, have more than they
didates could stand for election only if and can be very hard-nosed about ethnic deserve and should be
they were in coalitions that included the interests.
right mix of all three races. I believe Malaysia conforms to what plucked.
6JGTG CTG PQ UKIPU /CNC[UKC KU IQ- may be universal principles. When they
ing to be the only country in the world are minorities, low-IQ groups welcome DCUGFRQNKEKGU6JG%GPUWU$WTGCWJCU
to solve the problems of race. Broad and even insist on preferences if a high- LWUV TGYQTMGF KVU ſIWTGU CPF RTGFKEVU
preferences for Malays will continue. IQ majority is willing to offer them. We whites will become a minority in 2042
Chinese will keep working the angles see this everywhere in white countries. TCVJGTVJCP6JCVKULWUV[GCTU
CPFYKNNFQſPG+PFKCPUYKNNEQORNCKP When they are the majority, low-IQ from now. Race will still be an intrac-
but they know that the next time 20,000 people grant themselves preferences table problem, and as Malaysia demon-
of them try to defy a ban there could simply because they have the power to strates, low-IQ groups will not lose their
be worse than tear gas and water can- FQUQ6JCVKUENGCTKP5QWVJGCUV#UKC taste for preferences just because they
PQP 6JGTG OC[ DG C HGY CFLWUVOGPVU where virtually every country tries to have become the majority. Blacks and
here and there for Indians, but so long control the Chinese. Hispanics may not set up a system as
as Malays remain the majority—and In black Africa we see the same exploitative as those in South Africa or
Muslim birthrates ensure that they thing. High(er)-IQ Indian minorities Zimbabwe but neither are they amiable
will—they will not give up their position face systematic discrimination, and in people in the mold of Malays. If whites
of dominance. 1972 Uganda under Idi Amin expelled do turn their country over to aggressive,
6JGFC[UQHTCEGTKQVUCTGQXGTHQTVJG its Indians. (Britain, not India, took low-IQ groups, they can anticipate a
Malays. As one Malay pointed out to OQUV QH VJGO KP  6JGTG KU U[UVGOCVKE broad system of legal exploitation that
me, in the 1960s, a bumi could burn a car discrimination against whites in the YKNNOCMGLQKPKPIVJG6JKTF9QTNFGXGP
or a nice house and be sure it was owned two black African countries where they more unpleasant.

American Renaissance -8- October 2008


Self-Segregation
Bill Bishop, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart,
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For Americans, race is was not much disagreement between “Compromise and cross-pollination are
the parties on abortion, school prayer, PQYTCTGŒYTKVGU/T$KUJQR
only the beginning. QTYQOGPŏUőTKIJVUŒ Another characteristic of our times
Fifty years ago Speaker of the House is that social clubs such as the Lions,
reviewed by Thomas Jackson Sam Rayburn would serve drinks at Masons, Elks, Rotary, Moose, etc. have
the end of the day to the Republican been losing members since the 1960s.

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hat happens when people leadership, and there was friendship 6JG[CTGDTQCFDCUGFITQWRUYKVJQWVC
have more freedom than ever RQNKVKECN CIGPFC YJGTG őDTQVJGTUŒ CTG
to choose their associates, likely to hold a variety of views. Now,
their churches, their news sources, their RGQRNGVGPFVQUQEKCNK\GKPITQWRUYKVJ
PGKIJDQTJQQFU CPF VJGKT UEJQQNU! &Q sharply defined political goals—the
they seek the joys of diversity, or the ACLU, the Federalist Society, the Club
company of people like themselves and HQT )TQYVJ '/+.;ŏU .KUVōCPF VQ
KFGCUNKMGVJGKTQYP!6JGCPUYGTHTQO spend hours in Internet discussions with
a racial point of view has been clear like-minded associates.
for years—Americans are essentially Fifty years ago, there were not many
no less segregated than they were 50 GZRNKEKVN[RQNKVKECNOCIC\KPGUQTPGYU-
years ago—but journalist Bill Bishop papers. Now, there is a profusion of
has found that we increasingly seek sharply partisan print publications, and
homogeneity that goes well beyond race. countless Internet sites that promote
He cites convincing evidence for what divergent views.
JGECNNUőVJGDKIUQTVŒVJCV#OGTKECPU Mr. Bishop writes that this sharpen-
are dividing themselves up not only geo- ing of ideological boundaries has come
graphically, but also in terms of politics, at a time of drastic loss of faith in tradi-
YQTNFXKGYCPFőNKHGUV[NGŒCPFUJWVVKPI tional authorities. In the late 1950s, 80
VJGOUGNXGUQHHHTQOQVJGTU6JKUDQQM percent of Americans said they could
is yet another powerful blow against the trust government to do the right thing all
idea that Americans (or anyone else) QTOQUVQHVJGVKOG6JKUHCKVJEQODKPGF
want diversity. and cooperation across the aisle. Now, with national consensus, explains how
according to a congressional barber the Johnson administration was able to
The political divide who has served decades of legislators, pass the Great Society legislation that
ő2GQRNGFQPŏVNKMGGCEJQVJGTVJG[FQPŏV inaugurated the War on Poverty, Head
Mr. Bishop writes that one of the VCNMVQGCEJQVJGTΠStart, Medicare, and Medicaid. By 1976,
sharpest and most recent divides is po- Mr. Bishop adds that as late as the only 33 percent of Americans trusted
litical, and argues that the United States U CU OCP[ CU C SWCTVGT QH XQVGTU IQXGTPOGPVCPFVJGſIWTGEQPVKPWGUVQ
has become much more partisan since were genuinely undecided and looked sink. At the same time, Americans lost
a period of bipartisanship that ran from candidates over carefully. Now, he says, faith in doctors, preachers, universities,
about 1948 to the mid 1960s. He writes 90 percent make up their minds on the newspapers, and big business.
that during that period there was much DCUKUQHRCTV[CHſNKCVKQPUQECORCKIPU 6JGTG CTG PQ UKORNG GZRNCPCVKQPU
less difference between Republicans for these changes, but Mr. Bishop is
CPF &GOQETCVU CPF HGY RGQRNG JCF Local majorities have convinced it has something to do with
the ideological fervor that is common material abundance. When people are
today. Only half of adults had a real
already passed laws that hungry they worry about survival; when
understanding of what was meant by the send clear signals to ra- survival is assured, they want self-
VGTOUőNKDGTCNŒCPFőEQPUGTXCVKXGŒCPF cially conscious whites. expression. People with full stomachs
only one-third of voters could explain SWGUVKQPCWVJQTKV[CPFCEVQPVJGKTQYP
how the two parties differed on the most CTG FGUKIPGF VQ OQDKNK\G UWRRQTVGTU political ideas rather than follow leaders.
important issues of the time. Unlike rather than win over doubters or build Mr. Bishop also believes that the turmoil
today, politics had no moral dimension: consensus. Passions run so high that it of the 1960s—Vietnam, the countercul-
No one thought his opponents were is no longer unusual for party fanatics ture, race riots, assassinations—helped
evil. Mr. Bishop notes that there was so VQ FGUVTQ[ VJG QRRQPGPVUŏ ECORCKIP destroy consensus and respect for au-
little difference between the parties that yard signs. Younger party activists are thority, but the entire industrial world
DQVJ4GRWDNKECPUCPF&GOQETCVUVTKGF more ideological than old hands, newly was losing faith in institutions.
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candidate for the 1952 election, and the ones they replace, and the women in opening observations are about a recent
that even as late as the early 1970s there Congress are more partisan than the men. tendency for Americans to move into

American Renaissance -9- October 2008


and form like-minded communities. 2004, it was 31 states. Consistent vote PQOKE TGCUQPU 6JG[ OQXGF VQ JKIJ
He notes that greater wealth and easier patterns give rise to the shorthand of wage areas only if the cost of living
transport mean people move much őDNWGŒCPFőTGFŒUVCVGU was not so great it wiped out the wage
more than they used to: 4 to 5 percent Localities take on personalities that CFXCPVCIG 0Q NQPIGT +P LC\\[ RNCEGU
of the population move every year, or go beyond politics. Homosexuals soon such as San Francisco, New York, or
100 million people in the last decade. learn where other homosexuals live and Portland, housing alone is so expensive
it wipes out any wage advantage, but
people move anyway for the cachet and
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is now a luxury product.
Businesses make similar calcula-
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costs of a tony address by getting better
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virtuous and vicious cycles, as one place
becomes Silicon Valley and another
DGEQOGU&GVTQKV6JGVTGPF[RNCEGUVGPF
to be politically liberal, and not very re-
ligious, and attract yet more people who
are liberal and irreligious. Migration is
self-selection.
Builders have cashed in on the desire
to club with the like-minded. Mr. Bishop
writes about the Ladera Ranch subdi-
vision in Orange County, California,
How each county voted in the 2004 election. Red is Republican.
which has a section called Covenant
Whether they are conscious of it or not, join them. Places such as Portland, Or- Hills for religious conservatives, and
Americans now tend to move to areas GIQP#WUVKP6GZCU4CNGKIJ&WTJCO 6GTTCOQT HQT NKDGTCNU %QXGPCPV *KNNU
VJCV TGƀGEV VJGKT RQNKVKEU *QY FQ YG and Palo Alto, California, get reputa- has a Christian school and the archi-
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Mr. Bishop studied how every county and attract the sort of people such places Montessori school and the houses are
KP#OGTKECXQVGFFWTKPIVJGNCUVFQ\GP attract. An area that puts out a signal trendy. Colleges have theme dormito-
QTUQRTGUKFGPVKCNGNGEVKQPU*GFGſPGF that makes the news—such as kicking ries, not only for different races but for
CUőNCPFUNKFGEQWPVKGUŒVJQUGKPYJKEJ QWV KNNGICN KOOKITCPVU QT NGICNK\KPI students who thrill to the environment
GKVJGTVJG4GRWDNKECPQTVJG&GOQETCV homosexual marriage—gets a national QTVQőRGCEGCPFLWUVKEGŒ
won by a margin of 20 percent or more. reputation that attracts more like-minded
In 1976, 26 percent of Americans lived people. The political tribe
in such counties; by 2004, 48 percent 6TGPF[NKDGTCNRNCEGUCVVTCEVEQNNGIG
FKF6QUQOGGZVGPVRGQRNGKPCEQWPV[ educated, creative people, and their Mr. Bishop points out that the stan-
OC[ JCXG KPƀWGPEGF VJGKT PGKIJDQTU economies thrive. Other places decline dard political profiles we take for
in one direction or another, but Mr. as they lose these people. In booming granted today are relatively recent. He
Bishop writes that the greatest source Austin, 45 percent of adults
QH KPETGCUGF EQWPV[NGXGN RQNCTK\CVKQP have a college degree. In de-
KUKPVGTPCNOKITCVKQP&GOQETCVUOQXGF clining Cleveland, only 14 per-
QWVQH4GRWDNKECPEQWPVKGUKPVQ&GOQ- cent do. By 2000, there were 62
cratic counties, while Republicans did metropolitan areas where fewer
the reverse. than 17 percent of adults were
San Francisco County is a good ex- college graduates, and 32 metro
ample of partisan migration. In 1976, areas where more than 34 per-
Republican Gerald Ford got 44 percent EGPVYGTG6JCVKUCIQQFICWIG
of the vote; in 2004, George W. Bush QHCPCTGCŏUF[PCOKUO
got only 15. Republicans did not all die An even better gauge is the
or convert; they cleared out. Mr. Bishop increase (or decrease) in pat-
offers an amusing example of the result. ents. Between 1975 and 2001,
“How can the polls say the election is the number of patents granted
Covenant Hills.
PGEMCPFPGEM!ŒJGSWQVGUCNKDGTCNő+ to people living in Atlanta doubled. In
FQPŏVMPQYCUKPINGRGTUQPYJQKUIQKPI San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle, it offers this contemporary cliché: anyone
VQXQVGHQT$WUJΠwas up 170 percent, 175 percent, and who drives a Volvo and does yoga is al-
6JGUCOGMKPFQHUQTVKPIIQGUQPCV 169 percent, respectively. Cleveland OQUVEGTVCKPN[C&GOQETCVCP[QPGYJQ
the state level. In 1976, either the Repub- was down 13 percent and Pittsburgh was drives a Cadillac and owns a gun is al-
NKECPQTVJG&GOQETCVYQPD[COCTIKP down 27 percent. most certainly a Republican. He argues
of 10 percent or more in 19 states. By People used to move house for eco- that before the 1970s there were no such

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be churchgoers, but this was not so 40 they have children, how many, and how but not about America. Here, churches
[GCTUCIQ6QFC[YQOGPXQVGTGNKCDN[ late in life they had them. have survived, in part by changing to
&GOQETCVKE DWV KP VJG U YQOGP Not surprisingly, the farther people accommodate the inclination of the like-
were more likely to vote Republican. live from neighbors, the more likely minded to herd together.
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has always been a city/country gap, Christian in America: those who thought
but people always assumed televi- religion was mainly a matter of personal
sion and the Internet would narrow it. morality, and those who thought it was
Instead, the gap has grown wider. At an instrument for transforming society.
the same time, with every 10 percent 6JG HQTOGTōVJG EQPUGTXCVKXGUōYCPV
decline in population density, there is to save the world by bringing more
a 10 percent increase in the likelihood people to Christianity, whereas the
that people talk to neighbors. City NCVVGTōVJG NKDGTCN őUQEKCNIQURGNŒ
people rarely do; country people al- Christians—want to reform the world
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Probably not Obama supporters.
means Republicans are more likely than Christian.
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Bishop notes that early in the voting, YJQſIJVUQWTYCTU+PVJG+TCS virtually all the mainstream Christian
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YKP9J[YGTGVJG[YTQPI!6JGRQNN was ten times that in San Francisco. every pet liberal project from integration
takers were young, collegiate-looking Even child-rearing is now political. VQJQOQUGZWCNKV[VQ%QOOWPKUO6JG
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tried to stop and ask everyone how he good manners tend to vote Republican, as a response.
JCFXQVGFDWV4GRWDNKECPUUK\GFVJGO YJGTGCUKPFWNIGPVRCTGPVUXQVG&GOQ- Since that time, both movements
WR CU &GOQETCVU CPF MGRV YCNMKPI cratic. Mr. Bishop says this was not have been eclipsed by a new kind of
&GOQETCVU UCY VJGO CU HGNNQY NKDGT- so 30 or 40 years ago, and that today, Christianity that has largely dispensed
als and stopped to talk. Self-selection
skewed the polls.
What people think about the Bible
now predicts a host of other views.
Fundamentalists naturally oppose ho-
mosexual marriage and abortion, but
they are also likely to be for low taxes,
a strong military, the death penalty, bal-
anced budgets, and small government.
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and think jobs are more important than
the environment. People who think the
Bible was not divinely inspired are like-
ly to be on the opposite side of all those
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whether they go to church or not.
Mr. Bishop notes that there has been
an association between religion and
conservatism in all industrial countries
but that, in most of the Western world,
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America between religion and conser-
The Crystal Cathedral in Anaheim, California.
vatism is unusual.
6JGRTQſNGUQH/T$KUJQRŏUőNCPF- parents with the most education tend to with theology, denomination, and the
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did not exist 40 years ago. In Republican The Christian tribe entrepreneurs decide where to found a
counties, 86 percent of the people are church by using the same marketing and
white, 57 percent are married, and half For three centuries, sages have been FGOQITCRJKEVGEJPKSWGUVJCVFGVGTOKPG
JCXGIWPUKPVJGJQWUG+P&GOQETCVKE predicting the end of religion. Voltaire where to put the next Wal-Mart or Home
landslide counties, only 47 percent are said it might last another 50 years. Freud, &GRQV6JGKFGCKUVQſPFYKVJKPGCU[
married, only 70 percent are white, and Marx, Weber, and Herbert Spencer all FTKXKPIFKUVCPEGCNQVQHRGQRNGYJQſV

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CEGTVCKPRTQſNGCPFVJGPTGCEJCUOCP[ to each other. He cites often-replicated cause hard-liners refuse to compromise.
as possible. If the marketing is right research showing that when people with 9JGP%QPITGUUYQPŏVCEVVJG2TGUKFGPV
CPF VJG RTGCEJGT JCU ƀCUJ VJG TGUWNV off-center views spend time with each and the courts take over, but so do
is a mega-church with a multimillion other they tend to go further off-center; local governments. Local autonomy
FQNNCTDWFIGVCPFC68CWFKGPEG5WEJ lefties become more lefty and conserva- is seeing a resurgence as states and
churches give people what they want: tives more conservative. Once a group cities deal unilaterally with illegal im-
undemanding, feel-good Christianity, has a distinctive tone, people gain re- migration, homosexual marriage, race
served up and consumed by people who spect and take the lead by trying to pull preferences, abortion, smoking bans,
are all the same race, social class, and it even further from the middle. stem-cell research, etc. Heightened
political orientation. Because of the self-sorting that is now RCTVKUCPUJKRRCTCN[\GU%QPITGUUYJKNG
6JKU KU HCT HTQO VJG VTCFKVKQPCN RCV- common, it is possible to avoid ever at the same time, building homogenous
VGTP&GPQOKPCVKQPUOCVVGTGF[GCTU having to talk to a political opponent. local majorities that can pass laws that
ago because Methodists and Presbyte- Many versions of the same research would be unthinkable in another state
show that people who never meet the or county. Local majorities, both lib-
other side have exaggerated notions of eral and conservative, are rehabilitating
its depravity or fanaticism. With enough UVCVGUŏTKIJVU
reinforcement from colleagues, partisan
publications, and Internet sources peo- Possibilities
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that they simply disbelieve anything— Local majorities have already passed
no matter how solidly demonstrated— laws that send clear signals to racially
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Partisans cannot see what should PQV CVVTCEVKXG YJKNG EKVKGU VJCV TGSWKTG
be objective, common realities. For police to enforce immigration law are.
example, just before the 2006 mid-term For the time being, these signals are not
rians did not believe the same things. elections, 70 percent of Republicans said explicitly racial, but if the country really
Also, churches served a neighborhood VJGGEQPQO[YCUFQKPIſPGYJKNG KUFTKHVKPIVQYCTFKPETGCUGFRQNCTK\CVKQP
of people who varied, if not in race, then RGTEGPVQH&GOQETCVUUCKFKVYCUKPFGGR eventually there will be localities that
in many other ways. Before the “social trouble. Even if they have different news consistently pass laws that have the ef-
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right, church members held varying must see the same economic statistics. white institutions.
political views, even if they agreed on 6JKU VGPFGPE[ VQ NGV RCTV[ NQ[CNVKGU 6QFC[ NCYU ECPPQV DG GZRNKEKVN[
doctrine. warp their vision is consistent with
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breed preachers care about market share, Many people choose a party more for
not doctrine, and know that pushing psychological than political reasons.
predestination or baptism by immer- /T$KUJQRSWQVGUUQEKQNQIKUV2CWN.C-
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still churches with doctrine, but they is a more striking feature of political
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hundreds, not thousands. 2GQRNGRKEMRCTVKGUKHVJG[ſVKPUQEKCNN[
Even for most mainstream churches, policy is secondary.
denomination has become so watered Mr. Bishop adds that people some-
down it means almost nothing. As Mr. times switch parties when their politics
Bishop points out, whether or not a change, but that it is more common to
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it is like than whether it is Baptist or means joining a family or adopting a
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wants a tribe, and people will not cross cal choice. QTVQYPVJCVCHſTOUCRQNKE[QHJKTKPIQP
lines of race, politics, erotic orientation, Shrewd political operators have merit alone or a school district that men-
or class to go to church. always understood the importance of tions crime rates during Black History
EQPHQTOKV[CPFDGNQPIKPI6JG[VT[VQ Month will attract certain people and
What does it mean? choose canvassers or precinct walkers repel others. Measures do not need to be
so that when someone comes to your dramatic to reverse current demographic
ő#OGTKECPUŒ YTKVGU /T $KUJQR door he is not only your race and social ƀQYUTGRWVCVKQPCNQPGECPUGVXKTVWQWU
“segregate themselves into their own class, but your neighbor. Emotion and cycles in motion.
political worlds, blocking out discordant loyalty drive politics more effectively Within the two-party system, it is
voices and surrounding themselves with than calculation. XGT[ FKHſEWNV VQ OCMG RTQITGUU CV VJG
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makes Americans incomprehensible that Congress is often deadlocked be- more potential. Once a town or county

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were secured, it could both lead by ex- action. Voluntary sorting works in our for larger, long-term purposes.
ample and provide a base for state-level favor. It is up to us to channel and use it

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Any crumbs left for white Colin Powell, Manhattan Institute President Bush who “strongly admon-
fellow John McWhorter, radio host ished his staff for inviting the same old
people? Armstrong Williams, and chairman of YJKVGIW[UVQGXGT[VJKPIŒ/KUU&CXKU
African Americans for [George W.] also complains that Mr. McCain is pur-
by Ellison Lodge $WUJ;XQPPG4&CXKU6JGNCVVGTVYQ suing Hispanics but not blacks:
said many other prominent black Repub- ő6JG /E%CKP ECORCKIP TGEGPVN[

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s the possibility of a Barack licans have privately told them they will launched a web site in all Spanish to
Obama nomination was be- vote for Mr. Obama. woo the Latino vote Bush courted and
coming a reality, a number of Most do not pretend their choice is enjoyed. McCain has a formidable
conservatives came up with a bright about anything but race. Many say they advisory board of Latino leaders from
idea: nominate former congressman J.C. feel obligated to “be on the right side across the country. . . . However, the Mc-
Watts for Vice President. It is unusual QHJKUVQT[ŒCPFXQVGHQTVJGſTUVDNCEM Cain website does not showcase African
for a four-term congressman who has who could actually become president. #OGTKECPUHQT/E%CKPŒ
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considered for this position, but the HQT /T 1DCOC COQPI őEQPUGTXCVKXGŒ acknowledge that President Bush did
reason, of course, was that abysmally with blacks de-
J.C. Watts was the last black spite his pandering. After
Republican elected to federal /T$WUJCRQNQIK\GFHQTVJG
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site and petition were set ing class whites to the GOP
up. Conservative columnist and gave Reagan and Nixon
Matt Barber wrote a column 49-state landslides, he was
saying Mr. McCain should rewarded with the lowest
choose Mr. Watts because percentage of the black vote
he “might attract minorities since Barry Goldwater op-
whose values—especially posed the Civil Rights Act in
on social issues—are more  6JG 0##%2 TCP CFU
closely aligned with those of virtually blaming Mr. Bush
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Julius Ceasar Watts, Jr.
lic, and the National Ledger. A blogger Groveling did not win black votes,
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promoted Mr. Watts, saying, “it makes Sowell, Ward Connerly, Walter Wil- HGYDNCEM4GRWDNKECPU/KUU&CXKUYJQ
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Until the Republican convention, Mr. a tiny minority. the 2000 and 2004 conventions, and
Watts was toying with endorsing Mr. One reason black Republicans give got a high-level position in the Bush
Obama. No less than 87 percent of self- for supporting Mr. Obama is that their administration. Mr. Watts received large
described black conservatives now say RCTV[FQGUPŏVFQGPQWIJVQCVVTCEVDNCEMU contributions from white Republicans
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ana, and North Carolina—the only states the Republican establishment is not NKECPEQPITGUUOCPCPFKPJKUſTUVVGTO
that track voter registration by race—all “serious about capturing more than got a prime-time slot at the Republican
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of token Republican blacks whose co- his support among Hispanics is all but FGEKUKQPUWRJQNFKPICHſTOCVKXGCEVKQP
racialists do not vote with them has led invisible, he still thinks they are worth Mr. Powell even implored Republicans
to the joke: “What do you call the one EQWTVKPI*KU&KTGEVQTQH*KURCPKE1WV- at the 2000 convention to “mend it, not
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the seventh generation [of Mexican- Senate he called for income tax exemp-
Americans], I want them all to think tions for blacks as a form of reparations
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So what does Mr. McCain offer It is therefore hard for conservative
YJKVGU!*GUJQYUPQUKIPQHTGXKXKPI Republicans or sensible whites to work
the Southern Strategy that Mr. Rove up much enthusiasm for Mr. McCain.
and Mr. Bush decided to abandon, and Some are even rooting for an Obama
he is guilty of a whole laundry list of victory, because they want to punish
sins—most notably his attacks on the
Confederate Flag and his vocal sup-
port of amnesty for illegal aliens. He
demanded that the North Carolina GOP
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white preacher, Jeremiah Wright, and he
denounced radio host Bill Cunningham
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middle name, Hussein.
Mr. McCain has ignored the issues
that are overwhelmingly popular with
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former lieutenant governor of Maryland and racial preferences, while promot-
Michael Steele and former Ohio Secre- ing pseudo free-market programs like
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leaders on how to increase black sup- education vouchers the “civil rights
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Association is raising money to help often means paying for inner city blacks
put up billboards saying “Martin Luther to go to private schools that were cre-
Juan Hernandez.
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get 25 percent of the black vote. from them. the Republican Party for nominating
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course, completely ignored blacks. At FQTUGF 9CTF %QPPGTN[ŏU CPVKTCEKCN presidency will create a white backlash.
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gave his acceptance speech, two African posed, since the Republican Party itself palatable on trade and foreign policy.
refugees sat with the McCain family, RTCEVKEGUCHſTOCVKXGCEVKQPKVKUJCTFVQ But the fact that even conservative
and Mr. Steele, the closest thing to a take him very seriously. Mr. Watts, Mr. blacks are putting race before ideology
prominent black McCain supporter, Steele, Miss Rice, and Mr. Powell—the should make it very clear to whites that
ICXGCJKIJRTQſNGURGGEJ highest ranking Black Republicans to they are the only group not looking after
Still, Mr. McCain saves his most JQNFQHſEGKPVJGNCUVFGECFGōCNNUWR- their own interests.
energetic pandering for Hispanics. Like port racial preferences. Miss Rice and Mr. Lodge works on immigration
Mr. Bush, he has been an outspoken /T2QYGNNDQVJJCFUQOGKPƀWGPEGQP issues on Capital Hill and is active in
advocate for Mexicans, and though the Gratz and Grutter Supreme Court Republican Party politics.

O Tempora, O Mores!
They Did it Their Way tion order—so-called absconders—who spent $41,000 advertising the program,
JCFPŏVEQOOKVVGFCP[QVJGTETKOGUUKPEG but says it saved money because the cost
In August, the US Immigrations and they got their deportation orders. Instead of keeping the eight in jail would have
Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) of going to jail, which is where they been $54,000.
NCWPEJGFCRTQITCOKPſXG75EKVKGUō would end up if ICE caught them, they Critics says ICE will use the failure of
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and Santa Ana—to encourage illegal to close out their affairs in the US before up workplace immigration raids, like the
aliens to turn themselves in and leave they left. ICE cancelled the program af- one in Postville, Iowa in May the netted
VJGEQWPVT[6JGQHHGTYCUQPN[VQVJG ter just two and half weeks because only 400 illegals. “It seems to me ICE used
457,000 illegals already under a deporta- eight illegals turned themselves in. ICE this as nothing more than a publicity

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ploy as a means to justify their harsh denied under oath that he was having an Going . . . Going . . .
GPHQTEGOGPVQHKOOKITCVKQPNCYŒUC[U affair with his chief of staff, Christine
%JCTNGU-WEMRTGUKFGPVQHVJG#OGTK- Beatty, but explicit text messages to her For some years now, the Census
can Immigration Lawyers Association. proved him a liar. Earlier this year he Bureau has been telling us that whites
=(GFU 5C[ 5GNH&GRQTVCVKQP 2TQITCO was also involved in a shoving match would become a minority by 2050 in the
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from ICE to clear out. According to associates, and he pleaded no contest to #WIWUVCPFő(CFGVQ$TQYPŒ#4
the Center for Immigration Studies an assault charge as part of the deal. April 2003), the assumptions used by the
KP 9CUJKPIVQP &%  RGTEGPV QH 6JGOC[QTYKNNUGTXGHQWTOQPVJUDG- Census Bureau were wrong. New data
them—1.3 million—have gone home on hind bars, reimburse the city no less than suggest whites will be just 46 percent of
their own since August 2007. “Remit- $1 million, surrender his law license, the population in 2050; they will become
tances, which is the money immigrants and will be banned from running for a minority in 2042, just 34 years from
send back to Mexico, have gone down QHſEGHQTſXG[GCTU/T-KNRCVTKEMYCU now. For comparison, Richard Nixon
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“Again, probably part the economy, but Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm KPYCUő*CRR[&C[UŒ0QPYJKVGU
also part enforcement, leading to fewer on whether the state should remove him are about a third of the population, up
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IGPGTCNKP&CNNCUUC[UOQTG/GZKECPU Cockrel, Jr., will take over as mayor in More than half of all American
are coming to him for the paperwork late September. children are projected to be non-white
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100 percent more this year than it was appropriate, since one if his early scan- Clinton took office 15 years ago, in
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Hubbard. Mexican President Felipe Cal- Navigator, at taxpayer expense, for her), Population Will Be Minority by 2042,
deron says he welcomes his countrymen /T -KNRCVTKEM FKF PQV GZCEVN[ UQWPF Government Says, Bloomberg News,
back, but worries that they “could drive contrite. He told a wildly applauding Aug. 14, 2008.]
down wages and put pressure on social throng of supporters and city employ-
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migrants Returning to Mexico in Record HQTVJGEKV[QH&GVTQKV$WVUQOGVKOGU
Numbers, Fox News, Aug. 22, 2008.] standing strong means stepping down . 6JG755VCVG&GRCTVOGPVNGVU#HTKECP
. . . I truly know who I am. I truly know TGHWIGGU DTKPI KP TGNCVKXGU 6JG TGHW-
Kwame Resigns YJGTG+EQOGHTQO+P&GVTQKV+MPQY gee—the anchor—applies on behalf of
who I am. And I know because of that, spouses, parents, minor children and sib-
&GVTQKV /C[QT -YCOG -KNRCVTKEMŏU VJGTGŏUCPQVJGTFC[HQTOG+YCPVVQVGNN lings, and they go through an interview,
colorful administration came to an end [QW&GVTQKVVJCV[QWFQPGUGVOGWRHQT medical screening, and a security check.
on September 4 when he pleaded guilty CEQOGDCEMŒ 4GEGPVN[5VCVG&GRCTVOGPVQHſEKCNUDG-
to obstruction of justice and resigned 6JG UQP QH %QPITGUUOCP %CTQN[P gan to think many people claiming to be
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history when he was EJGGMUYCD&0#UCORNG6JGUCORNGU
elected in 2001 at age went to a lab in the US, which found
31. As the AP puts it, many applicants were fakes. “We had
“His youth, energy high rates of fraud everywhere, except
and diamond stud ear- VJG+XQT[%QCUVŒGZRNCKPUCUVCVGFGRCTV-
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many blacks are sick false means; the integrity of the program
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not a role model. He is loose. “Some families are raising
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started investigating the mayor and his /C[QT5QQP1HHVQ,CKN6CNMUQH%QOG- Fox of Catholic Charities.
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1, 2007 to Nov. 31, 2008, the US has GZVGPV QH VJG NCYΠ(QT C HWNN CEEQWPV rape hoax has written a book, The Last
CFOKVVGF  TGHWIGGU 6JG EGKNKPI of the separatist movement in Hawaii, Dance for Grace: The Crystal Mangum
for Africans for that period was 16,000, UGG &WPECP *GPIGUVŏU ő&KXGTUKV[ KP Story. According to a press release, the
but by August only 6,780 had gotten *CYCKKŒKPVJG/C[KUUWGQH#4 DQQMKUCDQWVőVJGVTWVJCDQWV%T[UVCNŏU
in. [Miriam Jordan, Refugee Program [Activists Arrested After Hawaiian Pal- life, her account of what happened on
*CNVGFCU&0#6GUVU5JQY(TCWF9CNN CEG6CMGQXGT#2#WI? March 13, 2006, accusations and the
Street Journal, Aug. 20, 2008.] OQVKXGUQHVJGRGQRNGETKVKEK\KPIJGTŒ
Navy Diversity Miss Mangum graduated from North
Hawaii Update Carolina Central University last spring,
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cal instrument, a sort of wooden trum-
pet, used by Australian Aborigines in
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Daring Book for Girls, a cutesy manual
of what young women should know (an
imitation of The Daring Book for Boys),
includes instructions on how to play the
thing. According to Aboriginal custom,
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leaders warn that the book is putting
Australian girls in great danger. “We
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Iolani Palace in Honolulu.

Palace in Honolulu, forcibly evicting Fowler, superintendent of the United


the staff and chaining shut the doors. States Naval Academy in Annapolis,
As the protestors swarmed the build- Maryland, wants that same mix of mid-
ing an employee called the Honolulu UJKROGP 6YGPV[GKIJV RGTEGPV QH VJG
police for help, only to be told that the class of 2012 is non-white and female,
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police scaled the fence and arrested 20 comic book—to help recruitment this They say women should keep their distance.
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palace grounds on April 30. and that it will take another generation UVCTVQHKVTCPIKPIVQQVJGTEQPUGSWGPE-
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takeover, she promised to investigate the O[ FCWIJVGT VQWEJ QPGΠ6JG 8#'#
slow response by the police, adding that Crystal Mangum, Author calls the book an “extreme cultural in-
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prosecute the trespassers “to the fullest LWTGTCVVJGEGPVGTQHVJG&WMGNCETQUUG AFP, Sept. 3, 2008.]

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