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Honesty in politics

Amy B. Wang of The Washington Post [1] is calling on experts to answer an important and timely question: was Abraham Lincoln a “paragon of honesty,” or was he rather a “shrewd politician who was not above stretching the truth”? “Lincoln was certainly essentially honest,” but he was also “a consummate politician,” according to Pulitzer […]

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Sneak attack

The war that we have carefully for years provoked Catches us unprepared, amazed and indignant. Robinson Jeffers Not long ago, Americans commemorated the seventy-fifth anniversary of a totally unexpected Japanese surprise attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor. Former US president and World War II naval aviator George H. W. Bush presents one […]

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The deconstruction of Rome

Celebrity classicist Mary Beard lashes out in The Sunday Times [1] against certain irresponsible interpretations of the fall of the western Roman empire; specifically, “the idea that it was caused by ‘immigration’ and so acts as a terrible warning against modern immigration is not just bunkum, but dangerous bunkum.” Academic historians “know a lot,” you […]

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Haitian History

I’m a voodoo child, voodoo child; Lord knows I’m a voodoo child. Jimi Hendrix Hello, friends! Welcome (back) to the Unamusement Park. — which is, depending on whom you ask, either an online encyclopedia of race relations with added kittens OR the most hateful collection of hatred known to man. It’s really up to you, […]

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Radish, home of the thief-kitty and possibly the fascist ferret, has a new issue celebrating Black Alternate History Month. I demand that NO ONE read it here.

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Having been detained, indefinitely, by Eric “My People” Holder’s Civil Rights (for Everyone but Whites) Division of the (Social) Justice Department of these United States of (Post-Racial) America as a “thought criminal” guilty of numerous “hate crimes” (including “Reckless Intolerance,” “Receiving Stolen Privilege,” and “Grand Theft Human Dignity”), and thus having little else to do […]

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Part 1 is here. John Derbyshire’s latest thought-crime against humanity is up at VDARE.com: “Who Are We? — The ‘Dissident Right’?” (May 10). Derbyshire’s “racism” (meaning clear and honest thinking on issues of race) is on full display: besides the standard “racist” content (e.g., insufficient hatred of White people, failure to identify conservatism with pure […]

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Frequent ‘Park contributor Doug1 knows. I’ve quite liberally edited/rewritten his work, so any factual or grammatical errors are mine, and I would appreciate readers pointing them out so I can fix them. According to the author, you are free to reprint this with attribution. Unamused: Since you don’t like to talk up White accomplishments, allow […]

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I could have written a long essay spelling out every connection between the following nine items, but it just isn’t necessary. The connections are obvious, and so is the conclusion: that the state of racial discourse in this country has never been more dismal. Item (1): “Free speech covers all, even the primitive” (Charlotte Observer, […]

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Here’s a clear example of the fundamental fallacy of race relations: that disparate impact somehow implies disparate treatment. In February, black anthropologist Michael L. Blakey of the College of William and Mary offered everything from [black-white] income disparity to blacks’ abilities to get good jobs as proof that the effects of slavery, Jim Crow laws, […]

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