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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

Integration and Immigration

by Steve Sailer, July 23, 2019

Respectable opinion is trending toward once again viewing “segregation” as the great problem afflicting America.

For example, Senator Kamala Harris is demanding another round of busing in order to use white children to integrate distant schools. …

But one obvious problem is that America is running out of white students. While whites made up 84.5 percent of public school students in 1970, according to a 2014 Pew Research Center forecast America’s public schools will be only 46.2 percent white in the coming school year.

Similarly, economist Raj Chetty’s Big Data analyses of your tax returns have discovered that the best places to raise children are quite white cities like Salt Lake City and rural counties like Sioux County, Iowa. …

Even though the top of Chetty’s rankings for best counties in the U.S. are dominated by virtually all-white places in the northern Great Plains and Great Basin, he still blames “segregation” for bad outcomes. That leads him to call for more programs to move inner-city blacks to whiter neighborhoods.

For example, Chetty has tracked down what would be the last working-class white neighborhood within the city of Charlotte, East Forest, and is demanding slum blacks be moved there so he can find out if having white neighbors (at least until they flee) solves welfare blacks’ problems.

Of course, there aren’t many such white working-class refuges left in urban America to use in Chetty’s integration experiments. For instance, Chetty’s designated victim hood, East Forest, is today only 28 percent white.

One obvious policy response to The Establishment’s need for more white people to use in integration schemes would be to reform the immigration system to bring in more of that much-demanded commodity: whites. …

And yet reforming the immigration system in a manner that would increase white immigration is considered unspeakable in today’s intellectual world.

Read the whole thing there.

 
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  1. Whiskey says: • Website

    Peasants don’t matter.

    • Replies: @Bubba
  2. .. more programs to move inner-city blacks to whiter neighborhoods.

    That’s a “more government” approach to a problem caused by too much government, e.g. school zoning.

    If we’re to be stuck (cursed!) with a public school system, then the schools should be eligible to all comers, i.e. open borders, on a first-come/served basis.

    A poor kid from, say, North Long Beach should be admitted to a Beverly Hills public school, on any day of the week, so long as he’s willing to get there early enough, and on his own dime.

    Or maybe you think that kid should not be allowed to play basketball in Roxbury Park?

  3. Sean says:

    And yet reforming the immigration system in a manner that would increase white immigration is considered unspeakable in today’s intellectual world.

    I think this is a good reverse hypothetical to illustrate the racial meaning of real immigration that is actually occuring. However to seriously propose reforming the immigration system in a manner that would increase white immigration would be a dreadful mistake.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
  4. It seems “diversity” and “segregation” have evolved away from their old definitions toward a new common definition: lack of whites, period. The choice of which word to use depends only on the argument the speaker is trying to make.

    • Replies: @Forbes
  5. Dan Hayes says:

    In her presentation Prof/MD Amy used the phrase “magic dirt”. Did this phrase arise out of the fertile imagination of Steve Sailer? If so, I do not expect affirmation from SS who has a well-deserved reputation of hiding one’s light under a bushel.

  6. Steve, on the topic of immigration and a colleague of yours at TakiMag, Cole seems to have gone off the neocon reservation on immigration. Cole used to pretty much have the Jewish neocon view of immigration that… well its good for business already. But lately Cole has been sounding the alarm of the third world invasion that is California. What accounts for the change? Two years ago he would snigger at your assertions about immigration and now he’s as reactionary about it as I am… Could it be that being an Israel supporter, he is noticing that perhaps Muslim immigration in the form of people like Congresswoman Omar might one day change US policy towards the chosen country?

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  7. Just guessing, I’d say Amy Wax, like David Cole, knows when the anti-white pogroms begin, saying “I’m a Jew!” isn’t going to keep you from getting killed. Quite the opposite, as a matter of fact.

  8. newrouter says:

    paper Americans report:

    >Speaking to high school students in Washington, D.C., President Trump described Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib as ‘a crazed lunatic'<

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Hypnotoad666
  9. Ibound1 says:

    Whites will simply have to do double or triple duty. Go to two schools on alternate days, live in alternate homes in different neighborhoods, work two jobs every day. They must spread themselves around. They have no right to be a majority and they have no right not to be 80% of any group. The only way is doubling and tripling up. I look forward to shopping in three malls a day.

  10. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:

    If the magic is in the dirt, I say send them the soil. Or turn it into asphalt for easier handling.
    It was believed there was something about French dirt that made the wine better, so the dirt was exported to other nations.

    Well, if the dirt(or asphalt or cement or whatever) on which white folks stand gain in magical properties, I say send the dirt to non-white places. This can create new jobs for white folks. All they have to do is stand or walk on piles of dirt or asphalt to be shipped to blacks and non-whites.

    Have white folks walk on dirt/asphalt in Utah and ship the stuff to Detroit. Have blacks walk on it, and there you go! They will succeed in schools and act more orderly.

    Or, maybe it’s the air, or Magic Air. Suck in the air in Idaho and release it in El Paso, and watch all those Bean Folks become middle class. White folks exhale Magic CO2.

    But what about the Hindus? I hear they are quite successful in the US. So, they must be standing on super-magic-dirt. Then, the solution is to send blacks to where the Hindus are.

  11. Bubba says:

    I’m still laughing when you wrote about being on jury duty and the Bulgarian wouldn’t vote to convict the Iranian tax cheat. It reminded me of this… well, sort of…

    • Replies: @silviosilver
    , @Brutusale
  12. Anonymous[135] • Disclaimer says:

    An immigrant “comedian. writer. filmmaker. activist. educator. dj.” is accumulating tens of thousands of likes:

    twitter.com/MamoudouNDiaye/status/1152677406878195712

    what’s wild about people telling me to go back to Africa is that I have mad cribs back in Mauritania and inherited a date farm

    what I’m trying to say is that America is MY study abroad experience, I just need to take a picture with a village of white kids and I’ll be on my way

    might fuck around and plant a mosque in the middle of Long Island and bring the good kind white people of Ronkonkoma the word of Allah which roughly translates to “wash your legs every day”

    there was a coup in my country LAST month and we’re still more stable than America lmaoooooo you hate to see it

    If I’m hurt, don’t call an ambulance. hop on uber, go to destination, type in “Africa;” it will be cheaper and it won’t further drown me in debt

    at the end of the day, every immigrant is overqualified to work at this little startup called America

    we got 2+ cultures, 2+ languages, and all the flavor and rhythm while being treated like all we got is Microsoft Word in the resumé. hate to say it but America, you’re a flop

    I’m sick of people thinking the US isn’t a charity case. Half can’t read, other half intentionally misreads thing, we’re all depressed, our degrees are worthless, no one has healthcare, the social systems are crumbling. For the price of a cup of coffee, get your shit together USA

    His feed is mostly retweets of AJ+ and NowThis stories of POC being oppressed by white supremacy.

    Why isn’t this endless propaganda persuading them to stay over there??

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    , @HammerJack
  13. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:

    More broadly, we must ensure that bad habits from the Third World—lack of respect for law, rampant corruption and kleptocracy, despotism, weak markets, insecure property rights, lassitude, lack of enterprise, tribalism, superstition, distrust, rampant violence, misogyny, and unreason—are not allowed to infect and undermine the First.

    Yeah.. right.

    Lack of respect for the law. Like Epstein and Wall Street crooks like Madoff and Belfort. Or manipulation of the law to shut down events like Charlottesville. And use of antifa to bully and suppress dissent.

    Rampant corruption and kleptocracy. How much is the US sending Israel every year? And how about them creative accounting in Hollywood.

    Despotism. Who’s silencing dissent via media monopoly and deplatforming?

    Insecure property rights. Which group uses lawfare and politics of reputation to shame and destroy entire careers?

    Tribalism. Which group has been shaping US foreign policy to serve its tribal animus and arrogance?

    Superstition and Distrust. Which Democratic candidate of what ethnic background has been saying we need to apology to blacks to exorcise the bad vibes from American history? And which group has been most fanatical in pushing Russia Collusion Hoax and spreading distrust and division?

    Rampant Violence. Which group has been using its muscle to move blacks out of cities into white towns so that ‘teens’ and ‘youths’ can attack middle class and working class whites? And which group has been using US military to destroy entire nations?

    Misogyny. Which group controls pornography in the US. Which group owns Disney and uses it to produce the likes of Miley Cyrus?

    It must be the Eskimos! We mustn’t let Eskimos in Alaska to come to the American Mainland.

    Hazony proved to be a fraud. Wax is just another one. By ‘whites’, she means her own Tribe even as she is willfully blind of all the rottenness oozing from it.

    Also, the only white folks who should emigrate are the ones in South Africa. As white birthrates are low all over the world, white folks everywhere need to defend their own homeland, not move to the US while their own nations go empty and fill up with foreigners.

    • LOL: IHTG
  14. Forbes says:
    @WowJustWow

    Diversity and segregation are, roughly, antonyms in typical usage.

    Diversity, vis. the lack thereof, or desirous of more diversity, means not enough blacks, too many whites.

    Segregation means not enough whites, too many blacks.

  15. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:
    @newrouter

    Speaking to high school students in Washington, D.C., President Trump described Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib as ‘a crazed lunatic’

    What irony. Trump and Tlaib have something in common. Neither can stop the Caravan engineered by the same Tribe. Palestinians can’t stop the Zionist caravan, and Trump’s America can’t stop the Diversity Caravan, the Lazareans. Now, even Africans are coming to the US through the Mex border.

    • Agree: Sean
  16. Flip says:

    There will be even more white children in private schools if Harris gets her way. We could have “seg academies” in the North too.

    • Replies: @Whiskey
  17. dearieme says:

    How are you to get immigrants from Western Europe, though? The era when various groups of religious nutcases moved to North America because they had failed to impose their views on their countrymen are presumably long behind us. You could attract the unemployed of southern Italy, perhaps, and Greece too if you want to pretend that it’s a honorary part of Western Europe. But would you want them?

    I suppose you might wonder whether you could attract people unhappy with the prospect of their own countries’ cultures being submerged by Islam and Africa. But would they be reluctant to swap the frying pan for the fire?

    The problem is well summarised on that graph you are so fond of, Mr iSteve.

    • Agree: utu
  18. @Sean

    One obvious policy response to The Establishment’s need for more white people to use in integration schemes would be to reform the immigration system to bring in more of that much-demanded commodity: whites.

    With as with Sean above, i think this suggestion has some–minor–rhetorical interest, though pretty much only among people capable of forthrightly debating ethnic matters. As a practical suggestion and as a political point maker i think it’s just so far from where we are as to be a non-starter and basically useless.

    What seems obvious to me is the winner is to skip all the racial stuff and go straight to “immigration moratorium”.

    We’ve got 325 million people and are ticking up fast. That “we’re full” seems pretty obvious and i think everyone–everyone in the major metros–feels it.

    All we need is someone–a nationalist who isn’t a goober like Trump–to just say it:

    “We’re full up. We have 325 million people and with immigration our population is shooting up.

    Our cities are bursting. Our roads are congested. Commutes suck. Too many jobs are going to foreigners and wages are stagnant or depressed. Lots of American college graduates can’t find a good job. Yet, housing in our major coastal metros has become ridiculously expensive … and our own kids can’t even afford to buy a house and get started. Those that do often can’t afford for the wife to take time off to give birth and stay home with her baby. So they never start a family or have only a single child–then the mom rushes back to work–instead of the two or three or more they’d like to have.

    Americans are loosing what was their historic birthright–being able to work for good wages and afford a house. What Benjamin Franklin figured out over 200 years ago–life was good in America because land was cheap and labor was dear–we are now losing because of immigration. If we keep this up for another few generations, we’ll be living like Asians, like the Chinese or Indians–crowded, with low wages and sky high prices for housing.

    And then there’s the hit on the environment–sprawl, pollution, litter, water shortages, loss of open space, pressure on wildlife …

    We’re killing our nation–the land, the water, the wildlife and the ability of our children to have families and children. We’re killing our children’s American birthright.

    This immigration insanity must stop.”

    I think that message is one that everyone–ok, not JackD and his buddies at the Wall Street Journal–but most sane people, from a 100% founding stocker to a new immigrant (and certainly any mathematically competent people) could understand and relate to, without having to wade into all the racial issues at all.

  19. J.Ross says:

    In Matthew Maly’s Russia As It Is, the author attempts to describe the mindset of destroying your neighbor’s bike instead of buying a nicer bike for yourself.
    Has any interviewer asked Fakir Chetty if, given the skyrocketing success of Ashokan Americans, he has any feelings about forcibly injecting blacks into Indian neighborhoods?

  20. Lot says:
    @Dan Hayes

    “In her presentation Prof/MD Amy used the phrase “magic dirt””

    She’s used it before, not clear when. Burn the witch!

  21. For example, Chetty has tracked down what would be the last working-class white neighborhood within the city of Charlotte, East Forest, and is demanding slum blacks be moved there so he can find out if having white neighbors (at least until they flee) solves welfare blacks’ problems.

    One nasty aspect of the “diversity is our strength”, “spicy stew” people is that they just won’t leave us hell alone.

    If we have to live with JackD’s spicy stew “nation”–not actually a nation, but a “state”, a “marketplace”–it would at least be nice if we were at least allowed to live by ourselves. The Ottoman empire with it’s “manage your own group, pay your taxes and don’t cause trouble” ethic was actually more pleasant than what’s happening in the US today.

    All white people can’t move to Montana–well at least not yet, maybe eventually we’ll all be there!

    A great policy to push would be the right for any community to be allowed to regulate who is allowed to come into it. The good-thinkers would be in a pickle of good-think and would have to rely on their existing economic barriers. But white communities could actually decide–without necessarily being explicit about it–to protect themselves. This would result in a lot more community stability and just a better more relaxed life everyone having to swim in this stew.

    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
    , @Brutusale
  22. @Ibound1

    Great comment; it deserves both an ‘Agree’ and a ‘LOL’, although the latter would be ironically bittersweet at best.

  23. trelane says:

    We should look for nationalities where the gender gap in intermarriage rate is close to nil.

    The female is either dinner or a date depending on the season. Especially at 10am on a Monday morning when most people are at work.

  24. Kristol retweets a Vox article that criticizes Wax and expresses concern over the recent murder of Emmett Till.

  25. @Ibound1

    Whites will simply have to do double or triple duty. Go to two schools on alternate days, live in alternate homes in different neighborhoods, work two jobs every day. They must spread themselves around. They have no right to be a majority and they have no right not to be 80% of any group. The only way is doubling and tripling up. I look forward to shopping in three malls a day.

    Don’t give them any ideas!

  26. Anonymous[294] • Disclaimer says:

    Zack Beauchamp, the Jewish Vox reporter who has spearheaded the attacks on Amy Wax, is an obsessive Zionist. Who is he to object to the United States having an immigration policy that favors certain countries or ethnic groups or even races?

  27. @Dan Hayes

    Hide your light under a bushel, eventually it will catch fire.

  28. @Clifford Brown

    Kristol retweets a Vox article that criticizes Wax and expresses concern over the recent murder of Emmett Till.

    The people incapable of leaving us alone.

    A simple test of any political/social theory “Does it work if they just leave us alone?”

    “Do people actually want it?” “Would people opt for it?” “Do they choose it voluntarily?” “If people aren’t forced to do it or can opt out … does it still work?”

    This is how i knew as a kid that communism was a nasty ideology and–whatever our sins–we were the good guys. The commies had to build fences and make their people eat it.

    Pretty much everything we get from the establishment these days is in the same boat, it fails this basic test. White gentile Americans are unfortunately now just a punching bag. We’ve been stripped of decent options for opting out, so they are free to slap us around.

    • Agree: GermanReader2
  29. @Clifford Brown

    “What if, in truth, the conservative movement’s inability to self-police itself against racism and establish firm guardrails against racists in the movement has resulted in an American right increasingly beholden to racism and racist arguments?”

    The entire function of the “conservative movement” is to self-police itself against racism so that progressives will allow it to continue to exist.

  30. You have to be able to hold both these thoughts in your head simultaneously:

    “It’s awesome that America is turning brown!”

    “Send more White kids to school with our Brown children so they’ll learn better!”

  31. Bubba says:
    @Clifford Brown

    And the crowd cheered, “Send him back! Send him back!”

  32. Arclight says:
    @Dan Hayes

    It’s obvious that the bloggers at Instapundit and Powerline are readers as well.

  33. Or the government could merely adopt objective Big Data measures for assessing the potential impact of immigration applicants, such as their likelihood of evading taxes, going on welfare, being entitled to affirmative action, committing violent crime, drunk driving, littering, and so forth.

    This is a brilliant idea.

    It should be done by sampling all the immigrants who have come in previously and assessing their outcomes in America. Have they assimilated, started businesses employing Americans, paid a lot of taxes, served in the armed forces, in-demand professions, or otherwise contributed to the country? Or, have they ended up segregated, in jail, on welfare, or otherwise just being a drain on the country? These outcomes could be weighted and combined into a single Immigrant Value Added to America Score (“IVAAS Score”).

    Big Data could then perform a multivariate regression analysis to determine which immigrant characteristics (country of origin; education; age; income; IQ; English proficiency; network of relatives already in America; etc.), most accurately predict a high IVAAS Score. Future applicants could then be prioritized according to their expected scores.*

    This would probably yield some pretty interesting insights and would also focus the debate where it belongs — i.e., on what benefit the U.S. is supposedly getting out of immigrants.

    In addition, the purely objective nature of this analysis would at least partly shut up the usual suspects crying “racism.” In fact, to anyone who complains, we can just explain that we are following Harvard’s “holistic” admission process, which is supposedly ideal according to progressives.

    *In the best of all worlds, we could use a 23 & Me type genetic test and include a GWAS-style analysis as part of the predictive analysis.

  34. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:

    OT:

    You know, there are these people who say I’m this “Anti-Semite”.

    Leaving aside the question of what a Semite is, because I know they are using it as a synonym for “Jew”, which is bullshit, it’s funny, because I really don’t care if someone is a Jew or not, I care whether they are right or wrong.

    Sometimes Jews are wrong and I have criticized them, just as I have criticized every other group for something or other.

    But assuming this guy is telling the truth, and his writing does have the ring of versimilitude,
    his dad was in the right and American Airlines was in the wrong.

    https://narratively.com/the-man-with-the-golden-airline-ticket/

    • Replies: @utu
    , @Simon
    , @Jack D
  35. Canada’s immigration policy of choosing for quality is often cited.

    The Canadian immigration reality is Chinese and Indian colonists are rushing in to build ethnic communities and political power for themselves. Middle Eastern migrants are organised around extending their religion and amassing wealth, and blacks just want to live anywhere whites are in charge.

    • Agree: Mr McKenna
    • Replies: @Anonymous
  36. @Clifford Brown

    Kristol retweets a Vox article that criticizes Wax and expresses concern over the recent murder of Emmett Till.

    And in related news . . . Emmett Till is still dead.

  37. One smart criterion for choosing immigrants might be whether you are more likely to make a good spouse for an American, both because immigrants who marry Americans are likely to assimilate more thoroughly and because helping Americans marry is a good thing.
    We should look for nationalities where the gender gap in intermarriage rate is close to nil. For example, East Asian immigrant women are much in demand by American men, but American women don’t think too much of East Asian immigrant men. This leads to Bitter Asian Men. Similarly, the greater demand for black men leads to Angry Black Women.
    My impression is that the greatest equality of intermarriage is found among Europeans.

    Well, that is true but another group would be Hispanics. Both men and women tend to intermarry at similar (relatively high) rates. So, such a criterion wouldn’t be really gamechanging since it wouldn’t change today’s migration patterns (from a cultural PoV).

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  38. @AnotherDad

    All white people can’t move to Montana–well at least not yet, maybe eventually we’ll all be there!

    Can we do like the Palestinians and demand a “right of return” to where our ancestors came from?

    But then again, Sweden and Germany will be overrun shortly after we are.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Anonymous
  39. @newrouter

    After a solid week of a unified chorus of MSM, Republicans, and Democrats calling him out for his blatant, un-American racism . . . his poll numbers have gone up.

    Trump knows enough to go with what works.

    • Replies: @ben tillman
  40. @Dan Hayes

    Hey, I found the Magic Dirt!

    And it’s portable, so you can put it almost anywhere. Problem solved. Someone should send a palette of this stuff to Chetty.

  41. For instance, Chetty’s designated victim hood, East Forest, is today only 28 percent white.

    East Forest =

    Sets to fear.
    Foretastes.

    Faster toes.
    Roasts feet.

    Sorest fate.

    To eat serfs.

  42. @Anonymous

    we got 2+ cultures, 2+ languages, and all the flavor and rhythm while being treated like all we got is Microsoft Word in the resumé. hate to say it but America, you’re a flop

    Flop house, apparently.

  43. @Clifford Brown

    Yeah, the Vox article is profoundly stupid and supremely racist. Vox hates whites, period.

  44. @Hypnotoad666

    Does anyone here realize that Tlaib called for Trump to be deported FOUR YEARS AGO?

    The misuse of the word “offensive” to describe defensive things really pisses me off. But that’s why they monopolized the mass media. That’s 80% of the game.

    • Agree: HammerJack
  45. Whiskey says: • Website
    @Flip

    Don’t worry Harris will bus them too. No escape. It’s ok she’s Black.

  46. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    Sweden’s toast, but there are just enough Germans that remember the old songs that they might do what is needed and survive. Maybe.

  47. @Bubba

    I’m still laughing when you wrote about being on jury duty and the Bulgarian wouldn’t vote to convict the Iranian tax cheat.

    I’m glad you agree his also being a used-car salesman had nothing to do with it.

    Everyone knows that native-born Americans are the least antagonistic people in the world towards taxation. Immigrants will just never get it.

    • Replies: @Bubba
  48. @Ibound1

    Whites will simply have to do double or triple duty. Go to two schools on alternate days, live in alternate homes in different neighborhoods, work two jobs every day. They must spread themselves around.

    Maybe it would be easier to have one designated white person at each school or workplace and PoC could take turns sitting next to him under they have absorbed their daily recommended dose of whiteness.

    The plan could be fine tuned once scientists have isolated the precise mechanism by Whiteness Transmission works. I mean, how close do you have to get? Is the power of whiteness subject to the inverse square law? Do you have to actually talk to Whitey to get a full dose? Or, maybe rubbing against their white skin is all it takes? And does it help if the person is extra-white?

    I have confidence science will eventually answer these important questions.

  49. Kronos says:

    Is it possible to weaponize the homeless?

    After quickly examining the homeless problem in Portland OR, perhaps there’s a nefarious plan afoot? Sailer constantly points out that the inner city black population is constantly being hollowed out. Is it possible smaller cities (like Portland) are attempting to gather as many immigrants/homeless to avoid the coming “2nd Great Migration?” Utilize them as a shield from becoming the next Baltimore, Detroit, and Ferguson? Have those demographics suck up the majority of government assistance resources to avoid the nastiest of them all.

    Where would the “newly desegregated” blacks go? (Especially if armed with reparation money.)

    • Replies: @Kronos
  50. MEH 0910 says:
    @Clifford Brown

    Vox:

    A question for conservatives: what if the left was right on race?
    By Jane Coaston
    Jul 23, 2019

    ******
    Sometimes it is the racism of the benighted “racial realists” who arrived at the conclusion that nonwhite people are inferior and have spent the past several centuries working to backfill an explanation.

  51. MEH 0910 says:

  52. Kronos says:
    @AnotherDad

    But how much of an economic hit is acceptable?

    If kept out: wages would rise, employment would rise. But the Stock Market will decrease to pay for it. (I’m all for it, I don’t have many stocks.) but if 401ks shrunk by 10%, many people would go bonkers. Even if it improved the real economy.

    Thus the rise of these guys.

    • Replies: @Gabe Ruth
  53. utu says:
    @Anonymous

    “his dad was in the right and American Airlines was in the wrong” – Absolutely not. He was using his pass fraudulently because he was intentionally booking no shows to have an empty seat next to him in the 1st class because allegedly he was depressed and needed to cry w/o witnesses. One good thing though is that they did not mention Holocaust as the cause of his depression.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  54. @Hypnotoad666

    I came across that once at Orchard Supply and even took a pic with my phone with the intention of posting it here. Can’t remember if I ever did.

  55. @Hypnotoad666

    Magic Dirt™ is made from the clean fluffy fiber that remains after dairy and food waste has been heat treated in a patented DVO Two-Stage Mixed Plug Flow™ vessel. This oxygen free process is called anaerobic digestion. It captures methane gas to be used to generate renewable electricity, removes greenhouse gases from the environment and makes the fiber used in Magic Dirt™.

    Unlike peat moss, which releases methane gas into the atmosphere as it is harvested from bogs, the processing of Magic Dirt™ actually captures methane before it is released into the environment.

    When you use Magic Dirt™, you are helping clean up the environment, generate renewable energy and green the planet. Thank you.

    1. thank you hypnotoad
    2. I love the internet

  56. Anonymous[344] • Disclaimer says:

    Of course, there aren’t many such white working-class refuges left in urban America to use in Chetty’s integration experiments. For instance, Chetty’s designated victim hood, East Forest, is today only 28 percent white.

    According to the provided link, for under-18’s in that neighborhood, the white percentage is actually about 17, which doesn’t seem terribly useful for integration purposes. Unless maybe Chetty thinks that young black kids are going to get a leg up by mowing the lawns and weeding the flowerbeds of East Forest’s elderly whites.

    It would also being interesting to survey the current black residents of East Forest(especially the parents of school-aged children). How many of them moved there from blacker districts to escape dysfunction? If Chetty’s new East Foresters turn the area into another ghetto, what other options will these more established blacks have?

    I’m also not really sure why Chetty needs new experiments. Can’t he just look at the data coming from former big-city ghetto black kids whose families relocated to white towns via Section 8? The older members of that group must have reached adulthood by now.
    prof?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Autochthon
  57. Anonymous[344] • Disclaimer says:

    One smart criterion for choosing immigrants might be whether you are more likely to make a good spouse for an American, both because immigrants who marry Americans are likely to assimilate more thoroughly and because helping Americans marry is a good thing.

    We should look for nationalities where the gender gap in intermarriage rate is close to nil. For example, East Asian immigrant women are much in demand by American men, but American women don’t think too much of East Asian immigrant men. This leads to Bitter Asian Men. Similarly, the greater demand for black men leads to Angry Black Women.

    If integration through marriage is the desired option then maybe we should be looking at doing the exact opposite. You can’t force women to marry Asian men or black women unless they’re the only options. Instead of looking for equal marriage opportunities between Asian and African women and men, and if western countries are going to be inundated by Asians and Africans, then they should at least be trying to maximize the chances of those immigrants marrying outside their ethnicity(which in practice often means whites).

    If anything, it’s probably the best way to get the elites to go along with a more selective immigration policy. If the right says that intermarriage is a good thing(and what leftist will disagree with that?), then immigration policy should skew toward maximizing this as a good in itself. That would entail increasing the percentage of young and single immigrants, who all things being equal, tend to be more educated than their already-married parents, especially in countries where there’s been a lot of recent improvement in standards of living.

    Taking this to its logical conclusion would mean that different regions are assigned a gender and only single people from that gender can immigrate. For example, you could take only Indian men, only Chinese women etc. Immigrants and their progeny can’t very well marry within their own tribe if the gender ratios in their destination countries are totally skewed. If anyone says that’s a little extreme, the response will be that they clearly don’t like intermarriage and Antifa will be showing up at their door in 3…2…1

    Whites will benefit from a bigger marriage pool since the other races can’t really stand each other. Such a strategy might actually serve as a bulwark against future anti-white racism and mass violence, because there will be huge numbers of people who may not exactly think of themselves as white, but who will have parents, grandparents, and cousins who are without question white. The definition of white might have to be stretched a little, but a heavily-brown country that’s uniform as probably way better and more functional than a heavily-brown country where every race it pitted against one another.

  58. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @utu

    Rther thn discuss this apparent behavioral issue with him, (I mean, how did they know he was intentionally booking no shows?) they revoked his pass without telling him. I agree he was somewhat neurotic, but the bottom line was, they took his money and then later set out to renege on the deal. As it turned out, the deal wasn’t that great for AA, but that was not his problem.

    AA was looking to renege and digging for excuses.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
    , @Jack D
  59. @Anonymous

    Ferguson was transitioning from white to black at a pretty leisurely pace as white people got old and sold out to blacks who could come up with a little money. But then a big affordable apartment complex was built for Section 8s like Michael Brown’s family.

    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt
  60. Simon says:
    @Anonymous

    But assuming this guy is telling the truth, and his writing does have the ring of versimilitude,
    his dad was in the right and American Airlines was in the wrong.

    Thanks for passing this along. Fascinating piece. But how did you miss that the author — shown in photo after photo, and identified in the byline as “Caroline” — is a woman?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  61. Anonymous[277] • Disclaimer says:

    It took a lot of chutzpah to go public and say the things Wax said. Why is it so often the case amongst right wing types–who ostensibly value “traditional gender roles” and all that crap–that it ends up being women like Wax and Ann Coulter who stand up and speak truth to power whilst the men content themselves with tedious cuckery (David French) or pseudonymous internet trolling?

    • Replies: @Kronos
    , @Pericles
  62. Moses says:
    @Ibound1

    Everyone knows that Black children simply are unable to learn unless sitting next to White children.

    Perhaps sitting next to Jewish children would work even better. Has it been tried?

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  63. Where would Wax look to source her non-culturally distant new immigrants from? The total white population of South Africa is about 4.5m. The average western European lives well enough in a country where college and healthcare costs are free and they don’t need to work the long hours Americans accept. The average Eastern European can easily move across to western Europe to improve their lot and still not be too far from home. Countries like Greece and southern Italy aren’t particularly known for respect for the law, promptness with paying taxes, enterprise etc. America doesn’t really offer that great a deal unless you are exceptionally gifted in a high-demand field.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  64. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Simon

    My bad.

    • Replies: @Simon
  65. Anonymous[156] • Disclaimer says:
    @Beavertales

    Canada’s immigration policy of choosing for quality is often cited.

    The Canadian immigration reality is Chinese and Indian colonists are rushing in to build ethnic communities and political power for themselves. Middle Eastern migrants are organised around extending their religion and amassing wealth, and blacks just want to live anywhere whites are in charge.

    Please tell us more about this.

  66. Anonymous[156] • Disclaimer says:
    @Thulean Friend

    because helping Americans marry is a good thing.

    Uh no. It’s not a good thing when they marry foreigners or into other cultures. Their offspring will have a more tenuous connection to this culture, and will have conflicts of interest down the line.

  67. Anonymous[156] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    Can we do like the Palestinians and demand a “right of return” to where our ancestors came from?

    That would be like the Palestinians or like the Jews?

  68. @Stonewall Jackson

    But lately Cole has been sounding the alarm of the third world invasion that is California.

    California, huh? Well he’s only about 50 years too late on that one. Could it be that it’s safe to notice now that it’s far too late to do anything about it? You could slam the gates completely shut on Calif now and it wouldn’t matter one whit.

  69. @Moses

    Oy, again with the schvartzes you are. Sorry but no room at the shul.

  70. @Anonymous

    I see. The immigrants are now trashing us, because we have allowed ourselves to be trashed by immigrants. Seems legit.

  71. @Anonymous

    BS. He cheated AA six ways to Sunday for decades and when finally got caught he resorted to lawsuits–and lost. Now his daughter is re-trying the case in the mass media, where only the Rothsteins’ side is heard. We have a word for this: privilege. It needs a qualifier, as usual, but we dare not speak it. That’s even more privilege.

    Move to New York for awhile and you’ll see this sort of thing all the time.
    Or L.A., or Miami, or Chicago….

  72. Kronos says:
    @Anonymous

    While they’re both females fighting for the other side, the left can’t get too nasty trashing females. A white liberal male berating a female conservative (especially black) is still frowned upon as sexist. It’s something that liberal’s internal rivals will exploit.

    It’s stupid, but MSM news hysteria is a low-IQ blood sport. Contemporary msm news is a dead host with parasitic PR firm-worms all over it.

  73. JackOH says:

    Only had time for a quick scan of your good Wax article.

    Prof. Wax seems extraordinarily agile and morally her heart’s in the right place. She sees injury and she’s calling it.

    Shoe’s been on the other foot for a long time, what with Brown v. Board, Griggs, affirmative action, corporation approved mass immigration to lower wages by displacing existing workers with politically vulnerable outlanders, and God knows what else generating real injuries and real grievances.

    Yesterday my local paper published cost per pupil stats for local school districts. Two districts stick out. Both are nearly monoracial, one is 85% Black, the other 97% White.

    One district has per pupil costs of $18,000 annually.

    The other district has per pupil costs of $10,000 annually.

    Guess which district is Black, and which is White?

  74. Pericles says:
    @Anonymous

    that it ends up being women like Wax and Ann Coulter who stand up and speak truth to power

    Plenty of men have done so, like Joe Sobran, Samuel Francis, Lawrence Auster, John Tanton, John Derbyshire, somebody named Steve Sailer, Charles Murray, etc etc.

    or pseudonymous internet trolling?

    Thanks for your comments, anonymous[277].

  75. Gabe Ruth says:
    @Kronos

    The sooner the fairy gold of the stock market is made to disappear, the better off most people will be in the long run. You’re right the market will take a hit, 10% is wildly optimistic, but it will happen once way or another, better to get something out of it.

    • Replies: @Kronos
  76. As a resident of the San Fernando Valley, which has been inundated by ex-Soviets, I’d add that Second Worlders from Eastern Europe don’t always bring the neighborliest customs either.

    In the 90’s, Chicago got a lot of Easter Europeans coming in after the Soviet Union collapsed. Suddenly, a lot of tradesmen were out of work as the new immigrants didn’t mind working for half the union rate.

  77. Anonymous[153] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ali Choudhury

    Where would Wax look to source her non-culturally distant new immigrants from?

    Why is she calling for any immigration at all? Why even start this debate about culture? Immigration needs to end. Full Stop.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  78. Brutusale says:
    @Bubba

    iSteve subtext: interlopers (((Caesar))) and (((Berle))) vs. founders-stock, Scots-Irish Winters.

  79. @Anonymous

    The figures are always even more dire for children, and it highlights a huge part if the trouble, perhaps the biggest: K species and r species cannot ever be “integrated” because they one will always overwhelm the other – there will never be enough elephants to keep up with the cockroaches….

  80. Simon says:
    @Anonymous

    P.S. I was interested in a Jewish friend’s reaction to the article:

    “I was revolted by this man. And I’d be happier if his name wasn’t Rothstein. The story is a gift to anti-Semites. All the tropes are there: the wealth, the pushiness, the nerviness, the greed, the gross sentimentality, the litigiousness, the generosity which has a root in excessive neediness.”

  81. On the subject of integration using quotas: this story about early residential integration has fascinated me for a while. (Ctrl-F “quota” gets you to the relevant paragraph.)

    Basically – in a community that was explicitly developed and marketed as an integrated black-white neighborhood, and naturally appealed to Goodwhites – the association had to impose a 55:45 white:black ratio in its bylaws in order to reassure the whites that the neighborhood wasn’t going to become majority black.

    • Replies: @Chris Renner
  82. Jack D says:
    @Anonymous

    I don’t see how the fact that Rothstein is (presumably) Jewish has anything to do with his story. American offered him a stupid good deal ($250,000 for lifetime 1st class travel anywhere) and he bought it. He should have thanked his lucky stars he had gotten this great bargain but instead he grossly abused it by making thousands of no show bookings for himself and non-existent companions. The ticket itself must have cost American hundreds of thousands in losses but they might have lived with it – a deal is a deal. But the thousands of no show bookings must have skyrocketed it to millions and made the situation intolerable for them so they looked for a way out. As a Wall Street guy he should have known the old maxim that bulls make money and bears make money but pigs don’t make money. He was acting like a pig and he got what he deserved. The BS “I was depressed” defense holds no water. In any case, if you want people to feel sorry for, this man is WAAAY down the list. If you want to see “white privilege” this man had the real thing.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
  83. Jack D says:
    @Anonymous

    I mean, how did they know he was intentionally booking no shows?

    As per the article, “of the 3,009 flight segments Dad booked for himself from May 2005 to December 2008, he either canceled or was considered a “no-show” for 84 percent of those reservations. During the same time period, he booked 2,648 flight segments for travel companions, and 2,269 were either canceled or a no-show.”

    This covers a period of around 1,300 days so he was booking over 4 seats/day and not showing up for 9 out of 10 of them.

    C’mon, really? This guy had ample talented and well paid lawyers to raise his defense for him so he doesn’t need you. He lost at trial and he lost again on appeal. That’s how we know.

  84. Fascinating article about the AA ticket guy Rothstien. He was upset that the airline cancelled his contract for just cause. “They were mean”. Rothstein cannot admit he over-reached and was noticed.

    Reminds me of the one-sided version of history about Jews re-claiming European artworks they were “forced” to sell during WW2. No consideration for the Germans who originally sold them under duress during the hyper-inflation years.

  85. @Steve Sailer

    Honest Jew Hanna Rosin wrote in 2008 about the Section 8 Black Crime Wave that hit Memphis, Tennessee.

    Tweets from 2014:

  86. MEH 0910 says:

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  87. Kronos says:
    @Kronos

    Oh gawd, their on to me!

  88. Kronos says:
    @Gabe Ruth

    I stated 10% because it signifies a very low pain tolerance. I remember walking past a Country Club lounge/bar during my high school years in the 2008 Great Recession. The part when many stocks devalued by 50% within a 3-month time period. There were multiple shellshocked Baby Boomers getting plastered. A lot more people and booze then usual. It very much resembled a poorly designed suicide support group.

    I’d like to undergo tactical/survival training before the next economic crisis hits. When Uncle Sam fails to save the day like last time; those same people WILL go crazy.

  89. Anonymous[153] • Disclaimer says:
    @MEH 0910

    Beauchamp is an ardent Zionist. Totally infatuated with his “Jewish State.”
    What business has he lecturing Americans that their immigration policy shouldn’t favor certain groups?

  90. Bubba says:
    @silviosilver

    Everyone knows that native-born Americans are the least antagonistic people in the world towards taxation. Immigrants will just never get it.

    LOL! You may want to put down those comic books and read some history to find out why there was a revolution in America against King George III and then it was followed by the “Whiskey Rebellion.”

  91. I happen to be familiar with Charlotte, and with the East Forest part of town. My impression of the demographics is that whites are clearly a minority, and most of them are either older empty-nesters living in 1960s ranch houses, or singles living in “Office Space”-style apartment complexes adjacent to one of the big city parks. In other words, not a lot of people with school-age kids. How living in proximity to these people would benefit a black or Hispanic’s economic mobility isn’t clear (except that it’s probably better in some ways than living among a lot other blacks or Hispanics). Several years ago a lady from that part of town was convicted of running a high-end call-girl ring out of her house. A certain ‘roided-up ethnically-amibiguous pro golfer was rumored to have been a customer.

    I doubt Chetty would have factored this in, but there has been a pretty big gentrification push there in recent years. A huge apartment complex of @ 350 units, largely crime-ridden and section 8 (with matching demographics), was demolished maybe 6 or 7 years ago for “market-rate” housing and mixed use development. There are a few hipster-oriented stores and restaurants, and the city will be building a light rail line through it in coming years to further spur development.

    Whether the gentrification will be successful, who knows? I suspect that with demographics changing among the young, at some point in the not-too-distant future, it’s going to get a lot harder to spur economic development by luring lots of educated whites to move to a particular place. As with school integration, there won’t be enough of them.

    But one safe bet is that in 15 years East Forest will either have a significant white population or be low income, but not both.

  92. Bubba says:
    @Whiskey

    I agree, as a then-optimistic peasant in ’16 who voted for Trump it’s been obvious for 3+ years that we peasants certainly don’t matter to the self-appointed Orange God. And Trump reminds us of our useless 2016 vote for him every day. Good job Javanka! Trump may end up in a cell with his buddy Epstein after he loses in 2020.

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