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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. 20 No. 1 January 2009

The Unknown Martin Luther King, Jr.


King was hardly the great- instances of plagiarism.” Journalist The- dissertation, the book-length project
odore Pappas, who has also reviewed required to earn a PhD, leading some to
est American. the collection, found one paper showing say he should be stripped of his doctoral
“verbatim theft” in 20 of a total of 24 degree. Mr. Pappas explains that King’s
by Benjamin J. Ryan paragraphs. He writes: plagiarism was a lifelong habit:

F
orty years after his death, the
popularity of Martin Luther King
remains extraordinary. He is per-
haps the single most praised person in
American history, and millions adore
him as a hero and almost a saint. The
federal government has made space
available on the Mall in Washington
for a national monument for King, not
far from Lincoln’s. Only four men in
American history have national monu-
ments: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln,
Franklin Roosevelt; and now King will
make five.
King is the only American who en-
joys the nation’s highest honor of hav-
ing a national holiday on his birthday.
There are other days of remembrance
such as Presidents’ Day, but no one
Martin Luther King, Jr. with his wife Coretta.
else but Jesus Christ is recognized with
a similar holiday. Does King deserve “King’s plagiarisms are easy to detect “King’s Nobel Prize Lecture was
such honors? Much that has been known because their style rises above the level plagiarized extensively from works by
to scholars for years—but largely un- of his pedestrian student prose. In gen- Florida minister J. Wallace Hamilton;
known to most Americans—suggests eral, if the sentences are eloquent, witty, the sections on Gandhi and nonvio-
otherwise. insightful, or pithy, or contain allusions, lence in his ‘Pilgrimage’ speech were
analogies, metaphors, or similes, it is taken virtually verbatim from Harris
Plagiarism safe to assume that the section has been Wofford’s speech on the same topic;
purloined.” the frequently replayed climax to the
As a young man, King started plagia- King also plagiarized himself, recy- ‘I Have a Dream’ speech—the ‘from
rizing the work of other and he contin- cling old term papers as new ones. Some every mountainside, let freedom ring’
ued this practice throughout his career. portion—came from a 1952 address to
At Crozer Theological Seminary No one else but Jesus the Republican National Convention by
in Chester, Pennsylvania, where he a black preacher named Archibald Car-
received a bachelor of divinity degree Christ has a national holi- ey; and the 1968 sermon in which King
in 1951, many of his papers contained day on his birthday. prophesied his martyrdom was based
material lifted verbatim and without on works by J. Wallace Hamilton and
acknowledgement from published of his professors complained about slop- Methodist minister Harold Bosley.”
sources. An extensive project started at py references, but they seem to have had Perhaps King had no choice but to
Stanford University in 1984 to publish no idea how extensively he was stealing use the words of others. Mr. Pappas
all of King’s papers tracked down the material, and his habits were well estab- has found that on the Graduate Record
original sources for these early papers lished by the time he entered the PhD Exam, King “scored in the second-low-
and concluded that his academic writ- program at Boston University. King est quartile in English and vocabulary,
ings are “tragically flawed by numerous plagiarized one-third of his 343-page Continued on page 3

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political class—into thinking women
are no different from men. It’s all about
getting women’s votes, and hardly any
so-called conservatives had the guts to
point that out.
Mr. Smith needs to ask himself this
question: Why was Sarah Palin a better
choice than a good conservative man?
W. Edward Chynoweth, Sanger, Calif.

Sir — Congratulations to Gregory


Hood for his very perceptive December
article about the false appeal of Ron
Paul. Your readers may be interested to
know that in his most recent “Straight
Talk,” Dr. Paul wrote the following:
Letters from Readers Palin-supporting Republicans want
to criminalize abortion. Their hold on
“I congratulate our first African-
American president-elect. Martin Luther
Sir — The December issue printed the Republican Party is so strong that King, Jr. certainly would be proud to see
three thought-provoking articles on when socially liberal Rudolph Giuliani this day. We are stronger for embracing
the presidential election. They do not, entered the race for the Republican diversity, and I am hopeful that we can
however, mention the crucial role le- nomination, he felt compelled to say continue working through the tensions
galized abortion has played in slowing that he supported the Hyde Amend- and wrongs of the past and become a
the growth of the non-white population ment, which prohibits Medicaid from more just and colorblind society. . . . A
of the United States and the world. Mr. funding abortions for women who are free society emphasizes the importance
Smith commends Gov. Palin for “her too poor to afford them. I have qualms of individuals, and not because they are
muscular evangelical faith,”  which is about government-enforced eugenics, part of a certain group. That’s the only
manifested, inter alia, in her refusal to but it is obscene for the government to way equal justice can be achieved.”
abort her Down-Syndrome child and force black and Hispanic women to have Peter Curtis, Reading, Penn.
her daughter’s refusal to abort her ille- children they do not want.
gitimate child. He quotes with approval Palin-supporting Republicans also
Pat Buchanan’s observation that Mrs. insist that abstinence should be the Sir — Thank you for your marvelous
Palin’s power base is among “lifers, preferred means of birth control in the coverage of the Austrian elections in
evangelicals. . . .”  United States and the rest of the world. your November issue. I do not believe
But black and Hispanic American In view of the inability of most blacks to such a careful and complete analysis
women have abortions at five times think in terms of long-term consequenc- could be found in any other publication
and three times the rate, respectively, es, abstinence as a means of limiting the in the English language.
of white American women. Fully 43 population growth of Africa is no more Harper McAlister, Montreal, Canada
percent of black American pregnan- than a bad joke.
cies end in abortion. The availability of Professor Steven Farron, Johannes-
abortion is undoubtedly the main (and burg, South Africa Sir — European nationalists gener-
maybe the only) reason why the fertility ally have an unfavorable view of the
rate of black American women between United States, and it isn’t hard to figure
the ages of 15 and 44 declined between Sir — Kudos for Jared Taylor’s criti- out why. Your article on Austria in the
1980 and 2005 from 91 to 67 births per cism of Reilly Smith’s enthusiasm over December issue lists a number of things
1,000 women while the fertility rate of Sarah Palin. I voted for John McCain the nationalists are against: NATO
white American women declined dur- with gritted teeth, but I tried for two membership; Turkish membership in
ing the same period only from 62 to 58 months to get the party to dump Gov. the EU, the EU itself, and Muslim im-
births per 1,000 women. The availability Palin from the ticket. migration. The US government supports
of abortion is also the main reason why Sarah Palin is lovely and appar- every single one, especially Turkish
the fertility rate of Puerto Rican women ently a good mother, but it is astonish- membership in the Union, which it sees
is now lower (1.83) than that of white ing that “conservative” Republicans as some sort of ridiculous fantasy of
American women (1.86). have attempted to transform her into Western-Muslim reconciliation. If Aus-
Indeed, John Donohue and Steven a great leader before she’s done any tria or any European country ever dared
Levitt have argued in a series of per- actual leading. They’ve been duped by cut off Muslim or non-white immigra-
suasive articles that the availability her siren song of “pro-life,” “family,” tion, the US would be the first to impose
of abortion “and the resulting radical “small-town values” into thinking that economic sanctions. Our government is
decline in the birth rate of poor, unmar- these mere slogans will somehow make no more a friend to the native peoples
ried, teenage girls” has been a crucial her a great “conservative” president. I of Europe than it is to the whites of the
factor in the decline in the American hope Mr. Smith will come to realize United States.
crime rate over the past several decades. he’s been gulled—like almost all of the Jim Marshall, Orlando, Fla.

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teasing remark, “Come on over here,
American Renaissance you big black motherf***er, and let
me suck your d**k.” FBI sources told
Jared Taylor, Editor Taylor Branch about a surveillance tape
Stephen Webster, Assistant Editor of King watching a televised rerun of
Ronald N. Neff, Web Site Editor the Kennedy funeral. When he saw the
famous moment when Jacqueline Ken-
nedy knelt with her children before her
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sneered, “Look at her. Sucking him off
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Continued from page 1 adulterous trysts. His first rendezvous King stated that the “vast major-
in the lowest ten percent in quantitative was at a woman’s house, the second in ity of white Americans are racist” and
analysis, and in the lowest third on his a hotel room. The source for this was that they refused to share power. His
advanced test in philosophy.” his best friend and second-in-command, solution was to redistribute wealth and
Ralph Abernathy, who noted that the power through reparations for slavery
Adultery second woman was “a member of the and racial quotas:
Kentucky legislature,” now known to “No amount of gold could provide
King lived a double life. During the be Georgia Davis Powers. an adequate compensation for the ex-
day, he would speak to large crowds, Abernathy went on to
quoting Scripture and invoking God’s say that a third woman was
will, and at night he frequently had sex also looking for King that
with women from the audience. “King’s same night, but found his bed
habits of sexual adventure had been well empty. She knew his habits
established by the time he was married,” and was angry when they
says Michael Eric Dyson of George- met later that morning. In
town University, a King admirer. He response, writes Abernathy,
notes that King often “told lewd jokes,” King “lost his temper” and
“shared women with friends,” and was “knocked her across the bed.
“sexually reckless.” According to King . . . She leapt up to fight back,
biographer Taylor Branch, during a long and for a moment they were
party on the night of January 6 and 7, engaged in a full-blown fight,
1964, an FBI bugging device recorded with [King] clearly winning.”
King’s “distinctive voice ring out above A few hours later, King ate
lunch with Abernathy and
discussed the importance of
nonviolence for their move-
ment.
To other colleagues, King
justified his adultery this way:
King with his best friend, Ralph Abernathy.
“I’m away from home twenty-
five to twenty-seven days a month. ploitation and humiliation of the Negro
F***ing’s a form of anxiety reduction.” in America down through the centuries.
King had many one-night stands but also Not all the wealth of this affluent society
grew close to one of his girlfriends in a could meet the bill. Yet a price can be
relationship that became, according to placed on unpaid wages. . . . The pay-
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Da- ment should be in the form of a massive
Georgia Powers, one of King’s lovers. vid Garrow, “the emotional centerpiece program by the government of special,
of King’s life.” Still, sex with other compensatory measures which could
others with pulsating abandon, saying, women remained “a commonplace of be regarded as a settlement.” Contin-
‘I’m f***ing for God!’” King’s travels.” ued King, “Moral justification for such
Sex with single and married women In private, King could be extremely measures for Negroes is rooted in the
continued after King married, and on crude. On one FBI recording, King said robberies inherent in the institution of
the night before his death, King had two to Abernathy in what was no doubt a slavery.” He named his plan the Bill

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of Rights for the Disadvantaged. Some repudiating statements that Negroes are pulpit, James, but that is what I really
poor whites would also receive com- biologically, in innate mental ability or believe.’. . . King wanted me to know
pensation because they were “derivative in any other way inferior to whites.” that he understood and accepted, and
victims of slavery,” but the welfare of The conclusions to be drawn from in fact agreed with, the ideas that I was
blacks was his central focus. his belief in across-the-board equality putting forward—ideas which were
King has been praised, even by were clear: failure by blacks to achieve fundamentally Marxist-Leninist. . . . I
conservatives, as the great advocate of at the level of whites could be explained saw him as a man whose ideas were as
only by white oppression. As King ex- advanced as any of us on the Left, but
plained in one interview, “I think we who, as he actually said to me, could not
have to honestly admit that the problems say such things from the pulpit. . . . King
in the world today, as they relate to the was a man with clear ideas, but whose
question of race, must be blamed on the position as a churchman, etc. imposed
whole doctrine of white supremacy, the on him the necessity of reserve.” J. Pius
whole doctrine of racism, and these doc- Barbour, a close friend of King’s at
trines came into being through the white seminary, agreed that he “was economi-
race and the exploitation of the colored cally a Marxist.”
peoples of the world.” King predicted Some of King’s most influential advi-
that “if the white world” does not stop sors were Communists with direct ties to
this racism and oppression, “then we the Soviet Union. One was Stanley Le-
can end up in the world with a kind of vison, whom Mr. Garrow called King’s
race war.” “most important political counselor” and
“at Martin Luther King’s elbow.” He or-
Communism ganized fundraisers for King, counseled
him on tax issues and political strategy,
In his public speeches, King never wrote fundraising letters and his United
color-blindness. They focus too nar- called himself a communist, instead Packinghouse Workers Convention
rowly on one sentence in his “I Have speech, edited parts of his books, ad-
a Dream” speech, in which he said he vised him on his first major national
wanted to live in a nation “where [my address, and prepped King for questions
children] will not be judged by the color from the media. Coretta Scott King said
of their skin but by the content of their of Levison that he was “[a]lways work-
character.” The truth is that King wanted ing in the background, his contribution
quotas for blacks. “[I]f a city has a 30 has been indispensable,” and Mr. Gar-
percent Negro population,” King rea- row says the association with Levison
soned, “then it is logical to assume that was “without a doubt King’s closest
Negroes should have at least 30 percent friendship with a white person.”
of the jobs in any particular company, What were Levison’s political views?
and jobs in all categories rather than only John Barron is the author of Operation
in menial areas.” SOLO, which is about “the most vital
One of King’s greatest achievements intelligence operation the FBI ever had
is said to have been passage of the Civil sustained against the Soviet Union.”
Rights Act of 1964. At the signing cer- Part of its work was to track Levison
emony on July 2, he stood directly be- who, according to Mr. Barron, “gained
hind President Lyndon Johnson as a key claiming to stand for a synthesis of admission into the inner circle of the
guest. The federal agency created by the capitalism and communism: “[C]api-
act, the Equal Employment Opportunity talism fails to realize that life is social.
Commission, now monitors hiring prac- Communism fails to realize that life is
tices and ensures that King’s desires for individual. Truth is found neither in the
racial preferences are met. rugged individualism of capitalism nor
Like liberals today, King denied in the impersonal collectivism of com-
racial differences. In a reply to an in- munism. The Kingdom of God is found
terviewer who told him many Southern in a synthesis that combines the truths
whites thought racial differences were of these two opposites.”
a biological fact, he replied: However, David Garrow found that
“This utterly ignorant fallacy has in private King “made it clear to close
been so thoroughly refuted by the social friends that economically speaking he
scientists, as well as by medical sci- considered himself what he termed a
ence, that any individual who goes on Marxist.” Mr. Garrow passes along
believing it is standing in an absolutely an account of a conversation C.L.R.
misguided and diminishing circle. The James, a Marxist intellectual, had with communist underground” in the US.
American Anthropological Association King: “King leaned over to me say- Mr. Garrow, a strong defender of King,
has unanimously adopted a resolution ing, ‘I don’t say such things from the admits that Levison was “one of the two

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top financiers” of the Communist Party nounced communism, he would not have of May 6, 1960 from Jack Childs, one
of the United States (CPUSA), which associated with former comrades, such of the FBI’s most accomplished spies
received about one million dollars a as CP officials Lem Harris, Hunter Pitts and a winner of the Presidential Medal
year from the Soviet Union. Mr. Gar- O’Dell, and Roy Bennett (Levison’s of Freedom for Intelligence, said that
row found that Levison was “directly twin brother who had changed his last the CP “feels that it is definitely to the
involved in the Communist Party’s name). He was also close to the highly Party’s advantage to assign outstanding
most sensitive financial dealings,” and placed KGB officer Victor Lessiovsky, Party members to work with the [Mar-
acknowledged there was first-hand evi- who was an assistant to the head of the tin] Luther King group. CP policy at the
dence of Levison’s “financial link to the United Nations, U Thant. moment is to concentrate upon Martin
Soviet Union.” Mr. Barron asks why Lessiovsky Luther King.”
Hunter Pitts O’Dell, who was elected
in 1959 to the national committee, the
governing body for the CPUSA, was
another party member who worked for
King. According to FBI reports, Levison
installed O’Dell as the head of King’s
New York office, and later recommend-
ed that O’Dell be made King’s executive
assistant in Atlanta.
King knew his associates were Com-
munists. President Kennedy himself
gave an “explicit personal order” to
King advising against his “shocking as-
sociation with Stanley Levison.” Once
when he was walking privately with
King in the White House Rose Garden,
Kennedy also named O’Dell and said
to King: “They’re Communists. You’ve
got to get rid of them.”
The Communist connections help
explain why Attorney General Robert
The march on Washington, 1963.
F. Kennedy authorized the FBI to wire-
tap King’s home and office telephones would “fritter away his time and risk his As Republican Senator Jesse Helms
in October 1963. Kennedy, like his career . . . by repeatedly indulging him- of North Carolina concluded in a Senate
brother John, was deeply sympathetic self in idle lunches or amusing cocktail speech written by Francis, King’s alli-
to King but also aware of the threat of conversation with an undistinguished ance with Communists was evidence of
communism. lawyer [Levison] . . . who had nothing “identified Communists . . . planning the
to offer the KGB, or with someone who influencing and manipulation of King
had deserted the party and its discipline, for their own purposes.” At the same
or with someone about whom the KGB time, King relied on them for speech
knew nothing? . . . And why would an writing, fundraising, and raising pub-
ordinary American lawyer . . . meet, lic awareness. They, in turn, used his
again and again, with a Soviet assistant stature and fame to their own benefit.
to the boss of the United Nations?” Senator Helms cited Congressman John
Other Communists who worked with M. Ashbrook, a ranking member of the
King included Aubrey Williams, James House Committee on Un-American
Dombrowski, Carl Braden, William Activities, who said: “King has consis-
Melish, Ella J. Baker, Bayard Rustin, tently worked with Communists and has
and Benjamin Smith. King also “as- helped give them a respectability they do
Mr. Garrow tried to exonerate King sociated and cooperated with a number not deserve. I believe he has done more
of the charge of being a fellow traveler of groups known to be CPUSA front for the Communist Party than any other
by arguing that Levison broke with the organizations or to be heavily penetrat- person of this decade.”
CPUSA while he worked for King, that ed and influenced by members of the
is, from the time he met King in the sum- Communist Party”—for example, the Christianity
mer of 1956 until King’s death in 1968. Southern Conference Educational Fund;
However, as historian Samuel Francis Committee to Secure Justice for Morton King strongly doubted several core
has pointed out, an official break with Sobell; the United Electrical, Radio beliefs of Christianity. “I was ordained
the CPUSA does not necessarily mean and Machine Workers of America; the to the Christian ministry,” he claimed,
a break with the goals of communism or National Lawyers Guild; and the High- but Stanford University’s online reposi-
with the Soviet Union. lander Folk School. tory includes King’s seminary writings
John Barron argues that if Levison The CPUSA clearly tried to influence in which he disputed the full divinity of
had defected from the CPUSA and re- King and his movement. An FBI report Jesus, the Virgin Birth, and the Resur-

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rection, suggesting that we “strip them from the dead, even though according above other Americans as a distin-
of their literal interpretation.” to Scripture, “And if Christ has not been guished orator and writer, but this short,
Regarding the divine nature of Jesus, raised, your faith is futile.” 5’6½” man often stole the words of oth-
King wrote that Jesus was godlike, but Two other essays show how King ers. People believe he was a Christian,
not God. People called Jesus divine watered down Christianity. In one, but he doubted some of the fundamentals
because they “found God in him” like he wrote that contemporary mystery of the faith. Our country honors King,
a divinely inspired teacher, not because religions influenced New Testament but he worked closely with Communists
he literally was God, as Jesus himself writers: “[A]fter being in contact with who aimed to destroy it. He denied racial
claimed. On the Virgin Birth, King these surrounding religions and hearing differences, but fought for racial favorit-
wrote: certain doctrines expressed, it was only ism in the form of quotas. He claimed to
natural for some of these views to be- be for freedom, but he wanted to force
come part of their subconscious minds. . people to associate with each other and
. . That Christianity did copy and borrow he promoted the redistribution of wealth
from Mithraism cannot be denied, but it in the form of reparations for slavery. He
was generally a natural and unconscious quoted the ringing words of the Bible
process rather than a deliberate plan of and claimed, as a preacher, to be striving
action.” In another essay, King wrote to be more like Jesus, but his colleagues
that liberal theology “was an attempt to knew better.
bring religion up intellectually,” and the Perhaps he, too, knew better. His
introduction to the paper at the Stanford closest political advisor, Stanley Le-
website says that King was “scornful vison, said King was “an intensely
of fundamentalism.” King wrote that in guilt-ridden man” and his wife Coretta
fundamentalism the Trinity, the Atone- also called him “a guilt-ridden man.”
ment, and the Second Coming are “quite Levison said that the praise heaped upon
Model of the 2-1/2-story statue of King that is
to go up on the National Mall. Chinese sculptor prominent,” but again, these are defining King was “a continual series of blows
Yei Lixin made a name for himself with heroic beliefs of Christianity. to his conscience” because he was such
statues of Mao Tse Tung. a humble man. If King was guilt-ridden
“First we must admit that the evi- Known and unknown might it have been because he knew bet-
dence for the tenability of this doctrine ter than anyone the wide gap between his
is to [sic] shallow to convince any ob- King is both known and unknown. popular image and his true character?
jective thinker. How then did this doc- Millions worldwide see him as a moral The FBI surveillance files could
trine arise? A clue to this inquiry may messiah, and American schools teach throw considerable light on his true
be found in a sentence from St. Justin’s young children to praise him. In the character, but they will not be made
First Apology. Here Justin states that United States there are no fewer than public until 2027. On January 31, 1977,
the birth of Jesus is quite similar to the 777 streets named for him. But King as a result of lawsuits by King’s allies
birth of the sons of Zeus. It was believed is also unknown because only a few against the FBI, a US district judge or-
in Greek thought that an extraordinary people are aware of the unsavory as- dered the files sealed for 50 years. There
person could only be are reportedly 56 feet
explained by saying of records—tapes,
that he had a father who transcripts, and logs—
was more than human. in the custody of the
It is probable that this National Archives and
Greek idea influenced Record Service.
Christian thought.” Meanwhile, for
Concerning the Res- those who seek to
urrection, King wrote: know the real identity
“In fact the external of this nearly untouch-
evidence for the authen- able icon, there is still
ticity of this doctrine is plenty of evidence
found wanting.” The with which to answer
early church, he says, the question: Was
formulated this doctrine Martin Luther King,
because it “had been Jr. America’s best and
captivated by the mag- greatest man?
netic power of his [Je-
sus’] personality. This Benjamin J. Ryan
basic experience led to is working toward a
King and President Lyndon Johnson.
the faith that he could PhD in Church-State
never die. And so in the pre-scientific pects of his life. The image most people Studies. For a fully footnoted version
thought pattern of the first century, this have of King is therefore cropped and of this article, please send $3.00 and a
inner faith took outward form.” Thus, incomplete. self-addressed, stamped envelope to our
in this view, Jesus’ body never rose In the minds of many, King towers address on page 2.

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The Human Animal
Richard D. Fuerle, Erectus Walks Amongst Us, Spooner Press, 2008, 340 pp. (large-format soft cover),
$45.95 at Amazon.com, free download at www.ErectusWalksAmongst.US
What evolution says about books in one, all written from a firmly hands for investigating surroundings,
race-realist perspective. It is a primer on making tools, and carrying things.
race. evolution and genetics, a catalog of how Australopithecus, who lived about
populations differ, an introduction to so- four million years ago, is considered
reviewed by Jared Taylor ciobiology and the concept of genetic in- the last bipedal ape in our lineage, and
terests, and a plea for white survival. At he gave rise some two million years ago

O
ver the past 10 or 15 years, it has its core is a sustained argument against to Homo habilis, the first member of the
become so much more difficult the now generally accepted theory that genus Homo. Habilis made primitive
to find mainstream publishers modern man appeared in Africa 50,000 tools and may have had rudimentary
for race-realist scholarship, that in retro- to 90.000 years ago, and went on to re- speech. He, in turn, evolved into Homo
spect the 1990s appear to be a period of place the primitive humans then found erectus, whose fossilized variants have
great openness. That was when commer- on the other continents. been found in Africa, Europe, and
cial and academic houses accepted the Southeast Asia. What may be a local
ground-breaking work of Arthur Jensen, variant of erectus, the three-feet-tall
Richard Lynn, Michael Levin, Phil Homo floriensis or “hobbit,” may have
Rushton, and Charles Murray. Librar- lived on some Pacific islands as recently
ies stocked their books and newspapers as 18,000 years ago, overlapping with
reviewed them. Today, there are still a modern humans.
few specialized journals that accept dis- Mr. Fuerle takes a particular interest
sident scholarship but book publishers in the distant ancestors of whites, among
have grown markedly more timid, and whom he includes Neanderthal man,
in the new decade even Arthur Jensen— who lived in Europe from about 300,000
one of the most respected figures in the to 30,000 years ago. Neanderthal was
social sciences—has had trouble getting adapted to the cold, with a stocky,
books published. heat-retaining build and short fingers
and feet. He was also much stronger
Greater intelligence than modern man, and well adapted for
comes at a high price; the hunting large animals. His skull capac-
ity was greater than modern man, but he
brain is metabolically the Mr. Fuerle is not a paleoanthropol- was less intelligent because he had a less
most expensive part of ogist—he is a polymath with degrees efficient brain. His skin was white, and
the human body. in math, law, economics, physics and Mr. Fuerle argues that he could probably
chemistry—but this may be an advan-
This does not mean race-realist schol- tage. He does not share the anti-racist
arship has come to an end, only that prejudices so common among social
there is more self-publishing and the use scientists, and he has written a clear and
of small, specialty houses like Wash- engaging book that benefits greatly from
ington Summit Press. There may even generous use of graphs and photographs,
be more good work than ever, and in almost all in color.
increasingly broad areas. Richard Lynn
continues to write seminal books on the Evolution
role of IQ in the success and failure of
nations, and Michael Hart recently wrote Because this book is about the emer-
an illuminating account of human his- gence of the races of man, it includes a
tory that explicitly considers racial dif- good survey of what is known about our
ferences in average intelligence. origins. Mr. Fuerle notes that according
Richard D. Fuerle’s Erectus Walks to surveys, only 40 percent of Ameri-
Among Us is another example of race- cans accept the theory of evolution—
realist scholarship that could not have a figure lower than in any European
found a place in today’s mainstream. country—but evolution is the book’s
It suffers from the short-comings of fundamental perspective. Evolutionists
A rough-looking European.
self-published books, but it is a remark- generally accept that perhaps the single
able excursion into some of the more greatest step forward in our lineage—bi- pass for a burly, rough-looking Euro-
obscure and taboo corners of the social pedalism—took place about 10 million pean if he were to appear today.
sciences. years ago. When proto-humans started There is much debate as to whether
Erectus Walks Among Us is several walking on their hind legs it freed their there was intermixture between Nean-

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derthals and Cro-Magnons, the imme- rich in energy and stable throughout were subjected to harsh requirements
diate ancestors of Caucasians. The two the year, and this encourages a large that put a premium on high intelligence.
groups coexisted in the same territory number of specialized, even bizarre The two most recent ice ages were a
for thousands of years, and Mr. Fuerle plants and animals that exploit narrow particularly demanding test.
marshals evidence to support the view niches. Temperate areas, where the sea- A huge eruption some 73,000 years
sonal differences in temperature are the ago of a volcano now known as Toba on
greatest, pose the greatest challenge to the island of Sumatra sent so much ash
survival, and animals tend to be gener- into the air that it blocked out the sun
alists. Further north, the environment is and caused a sharp drop in temperature.
harsh but also relatively stable because Evaporating sea water fell as snow that
it is cold all the time. Here we find ani- remained on land, and this lowered sea
mals like the polar bear and arctic fox levels. The resulting land bridges made
that are highly cold-adapted and much it possible for early man to migrate to
more specialized than their cousins in areas now cut off by the sea. The sudden
temperate regions. drop in temperature also killed many
Man is less specialized than his clos- inhabitants of the Northern Hemisphere,
est simian kin. He does not have the long especially in Europe, but had much less
that Neanderthal man contributed at arms or massive teeth and jaws of apes, effect on the tropics. This lead to a con-
least some alleles (distinctive forms of is not covered with protective fur, nor siderable boost in the intelligence of the
genes) to modern Europeans. can he swing through trees. His foot, surviving northern populations.
Mr. Fuerle suspects that the two however, has become specialized for
groups may have managed to share support only, and has lost its ability to
territory for such a long time because grasp things, which apes still retain.
their hunting strategies may have been Mr. Fuerle argues that human races
different, with Neanderthal hunting by also differ in levels of specialization,
night and Cro-Magnon hunting the same with Africans adapted to the heat, Asians
animals by day. In a one-on-one fight, adapted to the cold, and whites the most
the more powerful Neanderthal would generalized. The skulls of Africans,
have routed the slighter Cro-Magnon, for example, are narrow, front to back,
but the newcomers were smarter and which makes it easier to cool the brain
more generalized: less adapted to the whereas Asian skulls are more spheri-
cold and for hunting. When the mam- cal, thus retaining heat by offering less
moths and other large animals went surface area per unit volume. European
skulls are intermediate. Africans
have wooly hair that wicks sweat
away from the head, also helping to
cool the brain, and have dark skin
to protect against the sun. They are Another ice age that lasted from
also long-limbed, which makes for about 30,000 to 12,000 years ago had a
better cooling. Asians are stockier, similar effect: opening land bridges and
for better heat retention, and have severely winnowing northern popula-
fat evenly distributed around their tions for intelligence. The effects may
bodies, which protects against not have been so catastrophic as the
cold and gives them a “yellow” earlier ice age, however, because by
appearance. Again, Europeans are this time humans could control fire and
intermediate. make clothing.
Mr. Fuerle cites the general rule Mr. Fuerle points out that evolution—
that it is much easier for general- whether for intelligence or for any
ists to evolve into specialists than other trait—is not a continual process.
the other way around. He says it An organism can evolve to a more or
extinct, Neanderthal went extinct along would take much longer to breed a wolf less optimal state, and if the environ-
with them while Cro-Magnon found from a Chihuahua than a Chihuahua ment holds steady it need not change.
other ways to survive. from a wolf. This is one of the argu- Sharks, for example, evolved into very
This was a demonstration of one of ments he makes later against the Out of efficient, even optimal predators, and
a dozen or so rules of evolution, which Africa theory: that it would be unusual have remained essentially unchanged
Mr. Fuerle explains with considerable for heat-specialized Africans to have for millions of years.
clarity: the significance of specialized evolved into generalized Europeans or Why don’t animals constantly im-
vs. generalized populations. When an cold-specialized Asians. prove? Because improvements are not
environment is stable for a long time, Climate is undoubtedly the single without costs. More of one trait means
species tend to specialize, and when the most important environmental influence less of something else. More fast-twitch
environment is unstable they tend to stay on evolution, and it is commonly argued muscle means more speed and power but
general. A tropical environment is both that the races that evolved in the north less slow-twitch muscle, which means

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less endurance. their carriers are less likely to survive outer layers of the brain are called the
Greater intelligence comes at a par- and reproduce, but this means they can supragranular layers, and they increase
ticularly high price; the brain keep recurring. in thickness from the lower to the higher
is metabolically the most animals. Mr. Fuerle reports that the su-
expensive part of the hu- Race Differences pragranular layers are 15 percent thinner
man body. Although it in blacks than in whites.
accounts for only two It is therefore the differ- One important human characteristic
percent of adult body ent environments in which is that the sclera of the eyes (the area
weight, it uses 20 per- the races evolved that around the pupils) is white. This con-
cent of the body’s energy, gave rise to racial differ- trasts with dark pupils and makes it easy
making it 22 times more ences in both physiology to tell where a person is looking, and eye
costly than skeletal muscle. and behavior. Mr. Fuerle contact is a subtle and important form
In an infant, whose brain is has probably collected the of human communication. Non-human
already 25 percent of its adult most extensive catalog of primates have dark sclera. Some African
size even though its body is physical racial differences since and Australian aboriginal populations
only 5 percent of its adult Prof. John Baker of Oxford wrote are reported to have yellowish sclera
size, the brain consumes an his magisterial work Race in due to the presence of melanin.
astonishing 75 percent of 1974, and some of the most High levels of melanin in tropical
the entire body’s energy. interesting have to do with peoples are usually attributed to the need
Evolution does not care the skull. Africans tend to to block harmful radiation from the sun,
about intelligence per have heavy jaws and ex- but it may serve another purpose. It ap-
se; only reproduction. It hibit prognathism, which pears to act as a bacteriocide and fungi-
gave humans enough intel- means their jaws protrude cide, which may have been particularly
ligence to reproduce success- forward. This is consid- useful in the damp of the tropics, and
fully, but—within the broad ered a primitive trait left blacks are more resistant than whites to
limits of natural variation—no over from when our most skin diseases.
more than necessary. Prognathism (below).
effective weapon was our The light skin of Europeans is gen-
This is why other animals teeth, which, in order to be erally explained by the need to process
did not evolve huge, expensive brains. effective, had to be able to cut a swath sunlight—which would be blocked
A lion needs no more intelligence than that extended out in front of the face. by dark skin—to produce vitamin D.
it already has to catch prey. Greater Apes, for example, have extended jaws Why, in that case, do Eskimos not have
intelligence would mean a sacrifice in that let them meet an enemy with their the lightest skin? Mr. Fuerle explains
speed or some other quality that is more teeth rather than their faces. that they get vitamin D from fish, and
important to lions than intelligence. Africans also have a larger post- that slightly darker skin protects from
Mr. Fuerle points out that intelligence orbital constriction than whites, and that cosmic radiation in the Arctic and from
can decline if the environment changes of Asians is smaller. The constriction is ultraviolet rays reflected from snow.
in ways that make it less necessary. This a pair of left-right dents in the skull just One of the most obvious racial differ-
is thought to have happened to humans behind the eyes that leave room for jaw ences is in shape of the nose. Narrow,
12,000 years ago with the beginning of muscles. The larger the constriction, long noses evolved where the air was
agriculture. Hunters need cunning and the larger the chewing muscles and the cold or dry, so that it could be warmed
prowess whereas farmers need only more powerful the bite, but less room is or moistened before it entered the lungs.
steady effort, so although the transition left for the forebrain. Africans also have Asian noses are flatter to the face than
to agriculture led to a huge increase eyes set wider apart than Europeans or European noses as a protection against
in population, human intelligence and Asians. the cold. Apes have little of what could
physical stature declined. Another racial difference is in the be called a nose, and the nostrils open
The same thing can happen in other location of the foramen magnum, the almost directly onto the muzzle.
species. When wild dogs were domes- large hole in the skull, through which
ticated their brains shrank because they the spinal cord attaches to the brain.
could depend on humans to feed them. Since man walks upright, the hole is at
Wolves and foxes, which must hunt for the base of the skull, whereas in animals
a living, are smarter than domesticated that go on all fours the hole is at the
dogs, and when cats go feral they de- back. Apes therefore have the foramen
velop larger brains to cope with the chal- magnum farther back in the skull than
lenges of fending for themselves. humans, and in Africans, it is slightly
There is another reason why improve- farther back than in Eurasians. Mr. Fuerle points out that Somalis
ment is slow or even comes to a stop in The skull is made up of several large and Ethiopians are the most Caucasian-
an ancient species in a stable environ- bones that join along lines called su- looking of sub-Saharan Africans, and
ment. As Mr. Fuerle explains, beneficial tures. At birth the sutures are not fully explains that this is because the horn of
mutations are increasingly unlikely be- closed, and they close earlier in blacks Africa has long been easily accessible to
cause most of them have already been than in Eurasians. populations from outside the continent.
tried and retained. Harmful mutations There are important racial differences He argues that non-Africans entering
drop out of the population because in soft tissue as well as bone. The three from Asia mixed with the most easily-

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contacted Africans, giving them less percent more than blacks even when for choosing mates. They selected for
typically African features. they have the same incomes. beauty, which is a good proxy for health
Although this book is primarily con- Some of this book’s most provocative and fertility and this, according to Mr.
cerned with differences between the observations, however, are about mat- Fuerle, led to increased beauty in Eur-
major races of man, Mr. Fuerle has in- ing. An essential difference in the en- asian women.
teresting observations about the traits of vironments in which blacks and whites African men, on the other hand, chose
such sub-groups as Australian Aborigi- evolved, writes Mr. Fuerle, is that in the multiple wives on the basis of their abil-
nes, Andaman Islanders, and Bushmen, tropics there was so much food that a ity to gather food or raise crops rather
including speculation as to how those woman could, if necessary, rear a child than beauty. At the same time, polygamy
traits might have arisen. to maturity without the help of a man. meant that some men had no wives at
In the harsher north, a woman needed all, and the remaining, smaller number
a hunter—a man—to provide for her of women were in a position to take
and her children. This led to pair bond- their pick from among the men. Since
ing, because children could not survive African women, unlike northern women,
without it, and the tendency to bond was could support themselves, they chose
passed to future generations. Africans, men, not according to whether they
on the other hand, evolved less pair were “good providers,” but according
bonding because it was less necessary. to their beauty. Thus, writes Mr. Fuerle,
In primates with little pair bonding, African men are more handsome than
there can be much promiscuity. Males African women. This may also explain
therefore compete with each other not data that suggest African women have
only in the number of females they mate higher IQs than African men: Since
with but in the amount of sperm they women selected men for beauty rather
produce, because if a female has mated than ability, there was not as much of a
with several males, the one that deposits premium on intelligence.
the most sperm has an advantage. When Mr. Fuerle points out that Eurasian
chimpanzee females are in heat they are women who live in advanced societies
extremely promiscuous. As a conse- can now support themselves, and need
quence, male chimpanzees have evolved not mate with the men who can best pro-
the largest ratio of testicle weight to vide food and shelter. This means they
The gorilla is prognathic and its nose is body weight of any primate. can choose according to appearance—
mostly nostrils. Humans pursue similar strategies. In
Mr. Fuerle has compiled a tremen- the promiscuous tropics, men competed
dous amount of racial/anthropological by producing more sperm. Africans,
data but believes there is much more: therefore, have the largest testicles and
“Because research on racial differences, Asians have the smallest. Mr. Fuerle
except where they are medically impor- notes that testicles, like brains, are very
tant, has been effectively outlawed for costly, and increased size in either leaves
at least the last 50 years, there are no fewer resources for other organs.
doubt thousands of other racial differ- The fact that women in the tropics
ences that have not been discovered or could support themselves and their
published.” young may have had the sinister effect of
Mr. Fuerle notes that despite the making rape more biologically adaptive.
popular contention that race is a myth, In cold climates, where women and chil-
there is a magazine called Ethnicity and dren could not survive without a man,
Health that is devoted to racial differ- the impulse to rape was seldom passed
Women have been selected for beauty but
ences in medicine. It has been found, for on because any resulting child was likely now it may be men’s turn.
example, that blacks get lung cancer at to die. In the tropics, where mother and
far higher rates than whites even when child had a better chance of surviving, which means future generations of Eur-
they smoke the same amount. Mr. Fu- it would have been maladaptive not to asian men may be more handsome but
erle speculates that this may be because rape. This may explain high rates of rape less intelligent.
whites spent many thousands of years among African populations. Another racial trait that may have
living in smoky caves, whereas Africans Self-supporting females in the trop- been influenced by environment is the
either did not need fire or could make ics also meant that dominant men willingness to cooperate. In the north,
fires in the open air and therefore did not could maintain more than one woman, men had to work together to bring
build up a tolerance for smoke. whereas in the north, it was beyond the down big game and to establish rules for
One of the chapters of Erectus Walks abilities of most men to support more sharing meat. Cooperation and respect
Amongst Us is devoted to racial differ- than one woman and her children. In for rules were less necessary closer to
ences in intelligence and behavior. Mr. the north, because it was the sex that the equator, and this may explain high
Fuerle covers this ground capably and hunts that could offer or withhold meat, rates of crime and sociopathy among
thoroughly, including such details as it was men, rather than the women, who Africans.
the fact that American whites save 20 were in a better bargaining position All these racial traits add up to con-

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siderable genetic distance between Af- more attached to children who look Fuerle makes the provocative argument
ricans and other populations. Mr. Fuerle like them and with whom they share the that if there were no living Africans—
cites Frank Salter [see “What We Owe most genes. Abuse and neglect are more only their bones and DNA—scientists
Our People,” Jan. 2005.], who points out likely when it is obvious that parent and would classify them as a separate spe-
some of the surprising consequences of child come from dissimilar stock, which cies from Eurasians.
this genetic distance. The members of is usually the case with hybrids. A pref- Mr. Fuerle argues that Africans and
erence for mates from one’s own stock Eurasians are not only genetically dis-
Physical differences be- may also protect from infection, because tant from each other but that the distance
genetically similar people are likely to runs in a consistent direction:
tween human races are, have the same antibodies and not carry “[V]irtually all of the racial differ-
in many cases, vastly exotic diseases. ences between Africans and Eurasians
greater than the physical Mr. Fuerle points out
that the physical differenc-
differences between es between human races
animals classified as sepa- are, in many cases, vastly
rate species. greater than the physi-
cal differences between
stable breeding populations are geneti- animals that are classi-
cally close to each other and have many fied as separate species.
alleles in common. They are even closer There are species of birds,
to their immediate family members, but for example, that look so
this relation can be reversed by hybrid similar they can be distin-
crosses between parents from groups guished only by experts.
that are genetically far apart. Bantus, for They could produce fertile
example, are so genetically distant from young if they mated but
East Asians that the Asian father of an in the wild they never do. African women.
Asian/Bantu mulatto would be geneti- Chimps and bonobos are easier
cally closer to a random Asian stranger to tell apart, as are the two species of go- are in traits that are primitive; there
than to his own child. That is to say, he rilla, yet these pairs of species are closer are few, if any, African traits that are
would have more alleles in common to each other genetically and physically more modern than Eurasian traits. The
with any member of his own people than than are the more distant races of hu- evidence comes from a large variety of
with his own hybrid child. mans. It is not scientifically consistent very different traits: hard tissue, soft tis-
sue, physiology, behavior, intelligence,
accomplishments, and genes. And most
importantly, all of the evidence is con-
sistent. It is not the case that genes are
saying blacks are modern and bones are
saying they are primitive. All of the evi-
dence is saying the same thing . . . .”
It is often argued that crosses between
genetically distant groups result in an
advantage called “hybrid vigor.” Mr.
Fuerle devotes a chapter to this question,
in which he explains how this works.
When populations are thoroughly in-
bred, they have similar sets of alleles,
meaning that recessive traits—both
positive and negative—are likely to
appear. Crossing with another inbred
population can mix up the alleles in
a way that is beneficial, but the effect
lasts for only one or two generations. It
is because the benefit is short-lived that
farmers have to buy new kinds of hybrid
seeds every year.
Hybrid vigor is almost never found
in humans because the major races are
not nearly inbred enough to benefit
from distant crosses. On the contrary,
Negritos from the Malay peninsula.
genetically distant matches can result
This is not good for such children. to classify gorillas into two species but in health problems due to subtle genetic
Studies have shown that parents are lump all living humans into just one. Mr. incompatibilities that stable breeding

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populations ironed out long ago. In the traits and evolve the cold-adaptive traits genetic variation in some non-African
case of black-white mixes, regression to- characteristic of Asians. populations.
wards the mean draws hybrid children’s Furthermore, modern humans com- Out of Africa theorists have replies
IQs toward a point mid-way between ing from Africa are supposed to have to these arguments but Mr. Fuerle is
the black and white average IQs. Thus, replaced erectus populations that had so convinced they are wrong that he
the children of two white parents with been developing in their specialized en- accuses them of bowing to egalitarian
IQs of 100 will, on average, be smarter vironments for, in some cases, a million pressures to describe different popula-
than the children of one black and one years. Neanderthal man, for example, tions as more similar than they really
white parent, even if they, too, have had been in Europe for approximately are. This is not altogether fair. Vincent
IQs of 100. 300,000 years and was well adapted to Sarich of Berkeley and his occasional
his niche. Mr. Fuerle finds it hard to be- co-author Frank Miele [see “Science
Out of Africa or Asia? lieve that Africans could have displaced Strikes Back,” AR, April 2004] are
him, and points out that remains of early
The central question raised in this European man show no characteristics “A homeland is so vital
book is whether the Out of Africa theory that appear African or heat-adapted. In to survival that an ethnic
is correct. Most scholars now agree that any case, Mr. Fuerle does not believe
Homo sapiens sapiens evolved in Africa that the innumerable differences found group will go to almost
about 150,000 years ago and began to in modern human populations could any length to have and
migrate out of Africa some 90,000 to have arisen in 60,000 to 90,000 years. hold one.”
60,000 years ago. He then spread to Mr. Fuerle also wonders how Afri-
all corners of the globe, replacing the cans managed to get all around the world hardly egalitarian pushovers, nor are
variants of erectus that had arisen on when they were unable to get to some Richard Lynn and Phil Rushton. They
different continents. Racial differences of the islands off the coast of Africa. are well aware of the arguments, pro and
therefore appeared after modern man Madagascar, for example, is less than con, for Out of Africa, and conclude that
evolved, and the most recent common 300 miles from Africa but it was first it is the theory that best fits the facts.
ancestor of all humans would have lived settled by Indonesians, who had to sail One’s position on Out of Africa need
150,000 years or so ago. Mr. Fuerle thousands of miles to reach it. not detract from the appreciation of this
argues strongly that race began with Another well-known difficulty for or any other section of Erectus Walks
Australopithecus and that racial differ- Out of Africa is the fact that Asian Homo Amongst Us. Indeed, whether the evolu-
ences even predate the genus Homo. erectus had incisor teeth of a distinct tion of racial differences took three mil-
The most recent common “shovel shape,” and some lion years or just 65,000 does not reduce
ancestor of all men would modern Asians still have their number or significance—which is
therefore have lived some similarly-shaped teeth. the question of greatest concern.
three million years ago, Mr. Fuerle finds it improb-
and modern man first able that Africans would Separation and survival
evolved in Eurasia. have displaced Asian erec-
Readers will have to tus and then evolved their Naturalists appreciate nature’s diver-
judge Mr. Fuerle’s many own shovel-shaped inci- sity and go to great lengths to preserve
arguments for themselves, sors. He considers it more it. They separate animals in zoos so as
but here is a sample. He likely that Asian erec- to avoid hybrids that would not occur
finds it improbable that tus evolved into modern in nature, and rejoice at the rediscovery
modern man would have Asians. of any species that was thought to be
evolved in the least de- It is often pointed out extinct. They show no such concern
manding environment, that modern Africans have about humans, however, and condemn
namely the African trop- the most genetic variety, parents as bigots—especially if they
ics. He also doubts that which suggests they are are white—if they want their children
the migration out of Af- the oldest human popula- to marry within their race.
rica—60,000 to 70,000 tion, since older popula- The final section of Erectus Walks
years ago—would have tions have had more time Amongst Us is a plea to cherish human
begun just at the time to accumulate mutations. variation as much as plant or animal
of the Toba-eruption- Mr. Fuerle argues that the variation. Mr. Fuerle writes of the
induced ice age, when great genetic variation of unique alleles that have been sorted out
northern populations were Africans is due to repeated among the different races:
heading south, fleeing incursions into Africa of “[I]t takes only an instant of misce-
the cold. Mr. Fuerle also more modern lineages genation to scramble them up again.
emphasizes that Out of that evolved outside the The selection of some of those alleles
Africa appears to violate Shovel-shaped incisor from continent, leading him to required the suffering and death of hun-
modern Asian.
one of the general laws conclude that “the African dreds of thousands of people who did
of evolution: Heat-adapted Africans lineage did not so much evolve as it did not have them, so the creation of racial
would have been unlikely to become acquire.” He also argues that the ice differences was not without great cost.
generalized, like Europeans, and even ages killed huge numbers in the north To destroy this monumental natural
less likely to lose their heat-adaptive and that this artificially reduced the creation—us—so thoughtlessly and per-

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manently, is akin to desecrating graves, for the preservation of his people or be good at making discoveries in math
dynamiting ancient statues, bombing race is condemned as a “racist,” but it and science and at creating great works
cathedrals, and burning the library at is only by putting its interests first that of art, but they aren’t so good at making
Alexandria. What is the most valuable any group survives. Mr. Fuerle marvels more Caucasians which, as far as evo-
possession populations have that they at the mentality of whites who think it lution is concerned, is all that matters.”
can pass on to the next generation? It virtuous to decline in numbers while Mr. Fuerle clearly cares deeply about
is not wealth or even knowledge. It is others take their lands and inherit what the fate of his people, and this book
their genome, their ability to reproduce their ancestors built: “These white anti- concludes with a strong appeal to racial
themselves as the unique people that racists don’t like what they are. How consciousness, without which whites
they are. To squander that by miscege- could creatures evolve who are capable will disappear.
nation is the ultimate betrayal Erectus Walks Amongst Us
of one’s heritage.” is stuffed with so much in-
Today, whites are the only formation and so many good
major racial group that faces arguments it is a pity it suffers
oblivion through miscegena- from several flaws. First and
tion and sub-replacement fer- worst, the title and cover il-
tility, yet whites are also the lustration are so insulting to
only race that welcomes racial blacks—implying that they
aliens into their homelands. are primitives just down from
This is a new phenomenon in the trees—that one can hardly
human evolution because, as carry this book around in
Mr. Fuerle points out, it has public. The writing can also
always been the rule that “a be contemptuous of blacks
homeland is so vital to surviv- and of people who accept the
al that an ethnic group will go Out of Africa theory. No book
to almost any length to have that flouts as many orthodox-
and hold one.” He adds that ies as this one does can afford
“if whites do not defend their A pioneer Mormon family from the time when Caucasians were still to aid its critics by indulging in
homelands, they will soon good at making more Caucasians. intemperate language.
have no homelands, and not long after of not liking themselves? Surely, such Erectus Walks Amongst Us also has
that, there will be no more whites.” creatures would have been driven ex- an irritating stylistic peculiarity. It has
As he explains: “The carrying ca- tinct long ago by others of their kind more than 1,200 footnotes, most of
pacity of the earth will eventually be who do like themselves.” He adds: which include additional information
reached, and it has probably already “Why so many whites eagerly embrace rather than just a reference. The reader
been reached in some countries. When white-hating, however, remains to be must constantly look back and forth
that happens in white countries, our explained.” between the text and notes (which are
descendants will be in a life-and-death Mr. Fuerle suspects the problem may mercifully at the bottom of the page
struggle for survival with the descen- be altruism run amok. Whites rose to the rather than at the back). Most of the
dants of the non-whites that whites fool- top, not only through high intelligence material in the notes should have been
ishly let into their homelands . . . .” but through cooperation with and even worked into the text.
What is more, most of the newcom- sacrifice for others. When whites sacri- These are some of the consequences
ers have relatively low IQs. Mr. Fuerle ficed for other whites it promoted their of foregoing the help of professional
writes that their arrival in large numbers genetic interests, but today’s “promis- publishing, but these defects do not
will eventually make it impossible to cuous altruism” means sacrificing for detract from the vast collection of eye-
maintain modern civilization and that non-whites. opening information Mr. Fuerle has
the West will be hopelessly outstripped At the same time, aside from a few gathered. “This book contains material I
by East Asian nations that have carefully groups such as the Mormons, whites find absolutely fascinating,” he writes in
limited immigration. have become unable or unwilling to re- the Acknowledgements. Open-minded
Today, any white who speaks out produce themselves: “Caucasians may readers will certainly agree.

O Tempora, O Mores!
Hail to the Chief were over before having things named children from Africa and the Caribbean.
for them, but not Barack Obama. One During the campaign, students held a
It used to be bad form to name a Long Island school has already changed mock presidential debate and election,
school or public building after a living its name to Barack Obama Elementa- and asked the district superintendent if
person. Not now; many politicians have ry—before Mr. Obama has even been they could change the school’s name if
government buildings and highways that sworn in. The former Ludlum Elemen- Mr. Obama won. On November 20, just
bear their names. Usually, presidents tary School in Hempstead, New York, is two weeks after the election, the change
have had to wait at least until their terms nearly all black and Hispanic, with many was official, and a photo of Mr. Obama

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now hangs in the school office. “For me, The decline is due to hard times in the Ideology vs. Reality
we made history,” says Teonte Jack- United States and stepped up enforce-
son, 11, a fifth-grader who played Mr. ment. “There is no longer an American One of the first things Lynne Johnson
Obama in the debate. “I feel really proud dream, at least for the moment with the did when she became police chief of
to have an African-American president. economic situation,” says Victor Clark, tony, mostly-white Palo Alto, Califor-
I don’t think it’s a racial thing. I think he director of the Tijuana-based Binational nia, in 2003 was to start a community
will bring everybody together.” Center for Human Rights. “In small outreach program to reassure blacks
northern towns, the news is that that her officers never profile by race.
there is no work for Mexicans She also had video cameras installed in
in the United States.” He also all patrol cars after an incident in which
adds that “news of mass raids two white officers were prosecuted for
snowballs through towns that beating a black driver.
send a lot of migrants.” The There has been a rash of street robber-
Border Patrol also says fewer ies by blacks in Palo Alto, and in Octo-
illegals are coming in, and that ber, Chief Johnson explained at a public
the number of apprehensions forum how the department planned to
on the border has dropped 39 solve those crimes. In remarks that were
percent since 2005. recorded, she said she had told her of-
Fewer Mexicans means ficers that if they were in an area where
fewer remittances, which there had been a robbery, “and they see
are Mexico’s second largest an African American, you know in a
source of foreign exchange congenial way we want to find out who
after oil. The Mexican central they are.” She also told officers to be on
bank says monthly remittances the lookout for blacks wearing do-rags
fell 12 percent to $1.9 billion in because one of the robbers wore one.
August, the biggest drop since The screeching started immediately.
They must have role models.
record-keeping began 12 years ago. California state representative Anna
Ludlum is only the first school to be [Mexican Immigration to US Cut Nearly Eshoo said Chief Johnson had “dem-
named for Mr. Obama. Clear Stream in Half, AP, Nov. 20, 2008.] onstrated a profound lack of judgment
Avenue School in Valley Stream, New and leadership.” Palo Alto Mayor
York, plans to take Mr. Obama’s name, Bias Against Tests Larry Klein said her remarks were
as does a school in Portland, Oregon. “unacceptable, unconstitutional and
The Tacoma, Washington, school board One hundred and forty-four police un-American.” Jeff Moore, president
changed its naming policy to permit officers in Chesapeake, Virginia, took of the San Jose-Silicon Valley branch
naming a school after a president who exams in October to qualify for promo- of the NAACP, said, “This whole thing
has not yet served. In heavily-black tion to lieutenant and sergeant. Thirty-
Opa-locka, Florida, the city council is two blacks and women took the tests but
considering naming a street after Mr. none scored high enough for promotion.
Obama, and the prime minister of An- The 30 officers who did were are all
tigua and Barbuda says the country will white men. The city said it would throw
have its highest mountain, Boggy Peak, out the test results, but backed off after
renamed Mount Obama. [Christina Her- lawyers for two police organizations
nandez, Long Island School Renamed threatened to sue. Instead, the city hired
for Barack Obama, Newsday, Nov. 21, a consultant to review the tests for fair-
2008. School Changes Name to Barack ness. Michael Imprevento, a lawyer with
Obama Elementary, McClatchey News the Fraternal Order of Police, says that
Service, Nov. 22, 2008. Tacoma School is not necessary. “This test involved
May be Named for Obama, AP, Nov. knowledge of policies and procedures
25, 2008.] necessary to become a supervisor,” he has just exposed something we’ve been
says. “The same policies and procedures saying has been happening for years,
Silver Lining are available for all to review as police and her comments were hurtful and
officers. It is my view that any invali- frightening. Racial profiling happens to
According to the National Statistics dation of these results would be based young blacks and Latinos all day long,
and Geography Institute in Mexico City, strictly on race.” all over Northern California. . . .”
the number of Mexicans heading north Last year, Chesapeake settled a The chief apologized and claimed she
has dropped by 42 percent over the last lawsuit brought by the US Department was misunderstood. City manager James
two years, from 1.2 million in 2006 to of Justice, which accused it of using a Keene suggested she might keep her
814,000. The study does not differenti- math test that supposedly discriminated job if she groveled: “The next steps for
ate between legal and illegal immigra- against blacks and Hispanics. [Kristin her are to work at repairing the damage
tion and claims that by the end of 2007, Davis, Police Groups Say They’ll Sue if done by the misstatements. She needs
more Mexicans were going home than the City Tosses Out Tests, Virginian-Pi- to focus on reclaiming the confidence
were leaving the country. lot (Hampton Roads), Oct. 23, 2008.] of the community.” Chief Johnson duly

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prostrated herself before the congre- Standing Firm research from Dr. Michael Hlastala, a
gation of the black Jerusalem Baptist lung physiologist at the University of
Church but it was not enough. On No- Last summer, ten of California’s Washington, shows that the Intoxilyzer
vember 20, she announced her resigna- largest foundations agreed to hand over 5000 does not accurately test the blood-
tion, after five years on the job and 34 millions of dollars to so-called “minor- alcohol levels of black men. “They are
years on the force. Her critics aren’t ity-led” non-profits. This
satisfied. “The department still has a was the price they paid to
lot of work to do,” says East Palo Alto stop state legislation that
Mayor Patricia Foster. “We need to see would have required them
the practice of racial profiling by police to disclose the racial com-
stopped, please.” [Kevin Fagan, Police position of their boards,
Chief Denies Racial Profiling, Calls it staffs and grant recipients.
‘Immoral,’ San Francisco Chronicle, This shakedown was so
Nov. 1, 2008. Jessie Mangaliman, Palo successful that the group
Alto Police Chief Retires after Firestorm behind it, the Greenlin-
on Racial Profiling Remarks, Mercury ing Institute, is looking
News (San Jose), Nov. 20, 2008.] outside the state. In Oc-
tober, the institute invited
KKK in a box.
The Facts Don’t Change representatives from America’s top 50
foundations to a meeting at its offices in KKK in a box,” he says. “We really have
CQ Press used to publish lists of the Berkeley to discuss “diversity in philan- some racist machines here.” [Daniel
“safest” and “most dangerous” cities thropy.” It hoped to find out such things Tepper, Lawyer: Alcohol Testing De-
in America but stopped because cities as how much of the foundations’ money vice is Racist, Connecticut Post, Nov.
didn’t like being called “dangerous.” was in the hands of minority-owned 20, 2008.]
Now it publishes a list of cities with money managers. Not one foundation
highest and lowest crime rates. After showed up. Diversity Rules
adding up cases of murder, rape, rob- Undeterred, Greenlining now has
bery, aggravated assault, burglary, its sights on Pennsylvania. It lined up On November 4, 58 percent of Ne-
theft, and motor vehicle theft, CQ Press Pennsylvania State Rep. Jake Wheat- braska voters approved a measure to
figured out the most crime-ridden city: ley, a black Democrat from Pittsburgh, end racial preferences in public employ-
New Orleans, with 19,000 of the six as its front man to send letters to eight ment, education, and contracting, in yet
crimes (including 209 murders) for a Pennsylvania foundations, including another victory for black businessman
population of 250,000. It was followed Heinz Endowments and the William Ward Connerly’s Civil Rights Initiative
by Camden, New Jersey; Detroit; St. Penn Foundation. “I believe that it is (see “Why Michigan Needed to Ban
Louis; and Oakland, California. Need- important to start conversations early on Preferences,” AR, January 2007).
what philanthropy is doing to empower In the run up to the vote, Linda
minority communities,” he wrote, and Chavez’s Center for Equal Opportu-
went on to ask for “demographic”—i.e., nity released a study of discrimination
racial—information on grant recipients. against whites at the University of Ne-
Not one gave in. “We left blank the braska Law School. It found the school
column they were really looking for,” rejected 389 white applicants to the
says Brent Thompson of the William entering classes of 2006 and 2007 even
Penn Foundation, “and we have no plans though they had LSATs and under-
to keep that data going forward.” [The graduate GPAs higher than those of the
Latest Charity Shakedown, Wall Street average black. Over all, blacks were an
Journal, Nov. 5, 2008.] astonishing 442 times more likely than
less to say, CQ Press refrained from whites to be admitted with the same
pointing out what all these places have The Machine was Racist qualifications. “[T]he extremely heavy
in common. weight given to race by the University
The least dangerous cities with popu- On April 9, Connecticut state police of Nebraska College of Law is off the
lations over 75,000 are Ramapo, New arrested a black Norwalk resident, Ty- charts,” says Miss Chavez.
York (about 40 miles northwest of New rone Brown, for drunk driving. A breath Nebraska Law School Dean Steven
York City)—with only 688 crimes and analysis test determined that Mr. Brown Willborn says there is nothing wrong
no reported killings in a population of had a blood alcohol level of 0.188 per- with admitting non-white students if
about 113,000—followed by Mission cent, well over the state’s limit of 0.08. they have lower test scores than whites,
Viejo, California (in Orange County); In November, Mr. Brown’s lawyer, because they help add “diverse opinions
O’Fallon, Missouri (outside St. Louis); James O. Ruane, filed a motion to sup- to classroom discussions.” [Nebraska
Newton, Massachusetts (west of Bos- press the breathalyzer results, claiming Civil Rights Initiative Passes Over-
ton); and Brick Township on the New that the device used, the Intoxilyzer whelmingly, Center for Equal Oppor-
Jersey coast. [New Orleans Ranks High- 5000, discriminates against blacks. Mr. tunity, Nov. 10, 2008. Nebraska Law
est in Crime, Survey Finds, CNN, Nov. Ruane claims blacks have 3 percent School Dean Says OK to Admit Minori-
24, 2008.] less lung capacity than whites, and that ties with Lower Test Scores, Fox News,

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Oct. 9, 2008.] the continent are expected to make solid Miss Winter, who won her city coun-
gains. cil election, only grew in popularity, and
Euro-Cowardice Mr. Vanhecke can fight the charges she won a seat in the Austrian parliament
on several grounds. Bruno Valkeniers, in September. However, on November
European lefties continue to fight current head of the party, points out that 26, under pressure from prosecutors, her
nationalists in their usual craven way according to the law, if the author of fellow members voted to lift immunity
by charging them with “racism” when an offending text is known he must be so she could be charged with incitement,
they cannot defeat them at the ballot prosecuted before charges can be filed degradation of religious symbols, and
box. The current number-one target is against a supervisor. There is no secret religious agitation. Miss Winter met
Frank Vanhecke, former president of about who wrote the article, and Mr. the vote with her head held high. She
the Vlaams Belang (VB) and member Valkeniers also notes that Belgian pros- welcomed a trial, she said, because
of the European Parliament. In 2005, “only through the considerations of an
the local VB publication in the Flemish independent court can clarification be
town of Sint-Niklaas published a 130- obtained on this issue.” She denounced
word article claiming that Muslims were the charges against her as “political
vandalizing town graves and that Islam hatred by confused, self-proclaimed
was “a culture that has no respect for the thought-guards,” and said that such a
dead or for the symbols of a different prosecution could take place only under
faith.” The vandals were later identi- a “dictatorship of conscience.” She faces
fied as Belgians, and the VB publication up to two year in prison if convicted.
immediately issued a correction, but the [Baron Bodissey, Susanne Winter Loses
authorities still pronounced the article Her Parliamentary Immunity, Gates of
“racist.” Mr. Vanhecke did not write Vienna blog, November 27, 2008. Aus-
the article, nor did he see it before it trian Politician Faces Jail for Remarks
was published, but the Socialist mayor About Islam, MilitantIslamMonitor.org,
of Sint-Niklass brought charges of “rac- January 15, 2008.]
ism” against him because he was then
head of the party. Wale of Tears
Belgian authorities could not pros-
ecute Mr. Vanhecke immediately be- Suzanne Winter. The Valley Race Equality Council
cause of his immunity as a member of ecutors have admitted that if the attempt (Valrec) in Wales wants to protect the
the European Parliament. The Belgian to lift Mr. Vanhecke’s immunity had public from words it may find offensive.
justice minister therefore lobbied the failed they would not have charged the Forbidden terms include “half-caste,”
Euro-parliament to strip him of immu- author. Their motives are openly politi- “Negro” and “British.” Why British?
nity, which it did in an overwhelming cal. [Baron Bodissey, Open Season on “The idea of ‘British’ implies a false
vote on November 18. Mr. Vanhecke Frank Vanhecke, Gates of Vienna blog, sense of unity—many Scots, Welsh,
can now be tried, and faces up to two Nov. 19, 2008. Racisme: Immunité Par- and Irish resist being called British and
years in prison if found guilty of “rac- lementaire Levée Pour Frank Vanhecke, the land denoted by the term contains a
Nov. 18, actu24.be] wide variety of cultures, languages, and
Austria is putting a dissident politician
through the same tyrannical procedure.
Suzanne Winter represents the Austrian
Freedom Party—one of Europe’s most
dynamic nationalist parties—in parlia-
ment (see “What Happened in Austria”
in the previous issue). During municipal
elections in Graz last January, she said
that Islam was “a totalitarian system of
domination that should be cast back to
its birthplace on the other side of the religions,” say Valrec’s guidelines. The
Mediterranean,” that Mohammed had city council in Caerphilly, South Wales,
written the Koran during a series of “epi- has accepted the guidelines and no
leptic fits,” and that by today’s standards longer uses “British.” Tory MP David
Frank Vanhecke. he was a child molester because he mar- Davies accuses Valrec of propagating
ism.” He could also be stripped of civil ried a six-year-old. The president of the “narrow, nationalistic ideas,” adding,
rights for five years, during which time Islamic Communities of Austria, Anas “There is absolutely nothing offensive
he would be barred from elective office. Schakfeh, warned that Miss Winter had about describing people as British. This
This would be a great victory for the stirred up a “wrathful mood” among is political correctness gone mad.” [Neil
Belgian establishment; Mr. Vanhecke Muslims and that he could not rule out Sears, Council Ranks Term ‘British’
was to be the lead candidate on the VB violence. Indeed, Miss Winter had to with ‘Negroes’ and Bans It in Case It Up-
list for Euro-parliament elections in hire bodyguards when a threatening sets Scots, Welsh and Minorities, Daily
June, in which nationalist parties across video appeared on YouTube. Mail (London), Nov. 11, 2008.]

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