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The World’s Most Important Map

Regular readers of VDARE will be familiar with what Steve Sailer calls The World’s Most Important Graph. That’s the one that shows the U.N. population projections, by region, through the end of this century.

If that’s The World’s Most Important Graph, I hereby nominate David Becker‘s “Global distribution of national IQs from psychometric measurements and international school assessment studies, supplemented by geographical averages” as The World’s Most Important Map.

The 21st century, like any other century, will deliver many surprises. I feel pretty sure, though, that if you want to keep the number of surprises to a minimum, a good strategy would be to put the two Most Importants together, TWMIG with TWMIM, and stare hard at them for a minute or so before breakfast every day.

The blessings of numeracy

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Relevant to the previous: When I was dropped by National Review in April 2012, Mark Steyn was one of those who defended me. He expressed his support here. I am for ever grateful to Mark for that, and will buy him dinner any time he’s in town.

Mark’s defense came with qualifications, though. Precisely:

I didn’t agree with Derb on many things, from Ron Paul and talk radio to God and science. For his part, he reckoned I was a bit of a wimp on what he called “the Great Unmentionables.” He thought that neuroscientists and geneticists’ understanding of race trumped my touching belief in “culture.” I’m not so sure: Why is Haiti Haiti and Barbados Barbados? Why is India India and Pakistan Pakistan? Skin color and biological determinism don’t get you very far on that.

A friend emailed in the other day asking whether I had ever answered Mark’s challenge. Why is Haiti Haiti, Barbados Barbados, etc.? Isn’t it just … culture?

I summon once again my geneticist friend who, when someone comes at him with this kind of argument, jeers back: “Culture? Culture? What are the upstream variables?

The upstream variables—the determinants of culture—are history, geography, and population genetics. The three are engaged in a complex dance down through the generations and the centuries, this one influencing that one, that one this one, back and forth, do-si-do.

Obviously history contributes to culture. Language is one aspect of culture: a lot of Europeans speak languages derived from Latin because their territory was part of the Roman Empire.

Obviously geography contributes to culture. Customary dress styles are an aspect of culture: the customary dress styles of Polynesia would not work well in Siberia.

Obviously pop-gen contributes to culture. A society is shaped by customary social behaviors: behavior is determined in part by genetics.

If you ignore pop-gen you are ignoring a key participant in the dance. List N countries with majority population sub-Saharan African: 0.9 N of them will be poor, corrupt, crime-addled s***holes. Now list N countries with majority population northwest European—above the Hajnal Line: 0.9 N of them will be stable, prosperous, low-crime, low-corruption social democracies.

(I actually think the proportion in both cases is greater than 0.9. I’m trying to be nice.)

Sure there are anomalies. In the human world, there always are. Why is North Korea North Korea and South Korea South Korea? Occasionally history and geography kick in big-time. Pop-gen is the way to bet, though.

Again: I love Mark Steyn as a man and a brother. I’ll buy him a dinner any time; and if he ever needs to crash in Long Island, though I don’t know why he would, the door is open.

However, there is a great black yawning crevasse between people who know science, math, and statistics and people who don’t. You simply can’t talk across that gap—I know, I’ve spent decades trying.

The unfortunate thing is that many of the great, important truths about the world—including the human world—are on the sci-math-stats side of the crevasse.

Strip-mining the smart fraction

Professor Amy Wax’s July 15th address at the National Conservatism conference, which I covered at length in my July 26th Radio Derb podcast, touched on a point I have been making for at least thirteen years, a point that gets too little attention in the immigration debates.

Here’s what the lady said.

Lately, there has been talk of reforming the law to favor skilled immigrants, as do countries like Canada and Australia. Although unskilled immigration should be reduced, I believe, replacing the less educated with higher-skilled foreigners is not the answer either. By draining talent and energy from places that desperately need them, and especially people who are educated at public expense abroad, an overly generous immigration policy will inevitably damage the countries left behind.

Once again, I would ask, what important conservative voices are emphasizing this point? Who is willing to fault the short-term thinking and moral preening behind our immigration regime, which however generous, cannot lift up the Third World, but only a fraction of the people from it? Who will emphasize that failed countries must, they have no choice but to, improve themselves by reforming cultural practices that impede progress, that instead of moving here, their citizens should concentrate on emulating what makes us great?

What we are doing when we take in skilled immigrants is, we are strip-mining other countries of their smart fraction.

A country’s smart fraction is defined at that link as the proportion of the country’s population with an IQ 108 or more. Plainly countries with a higher mean IQ will have a bigger smart fraction. A nation with mean IQ 108 would have a smart fraction of precisely one-half, i.e. fifty percent. On the latest numbers I can find (David Becker’s table at the end of this post), Japan at 107, Taiwan and Singapore at 106, Hong Kong at 105, and China at 104 are pretty close.

The U.S.A., with a mean IQ 97, has a smart fraction around 23 percent. A nation at the world overall average IQ, which is 82 (U.A.E., Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Macedonia, Albania, Lebanon, Philippines), would have a smart fraction of four percent. Nations with mean IQ 60 (Mali, South Sudan, Ghana, Nicaragua, Djibouti, Gambia, Guatemala, Sierra Leone, Nepal) have a smart fraction of 0.07 percent.

Even if you don’t take those numbers in perfectly precise literalness, there’s massive variation there. Immigration boosters love to pose as the moral superiors of us heartless restrictionists; but how is it moral to deprive a poor, struggling nation of its small quota of smart people?

In the case of nations at the top end there, like Taiwan, there may not be much harm done; but what about, say, Nigeria?

The boosters tell us that Nigerian immigrants to the U.S.A. are among the most successful and prosperous. If that’s true, we’re taking in a lot of smart Nigerians. But how many smart Nigerians are there? What’s the smart fraction?

The table I’ve been using, David Becker’s table, gives a mean IQ of 68 for Nigeria. That means a smart fraction of 0.4 percent, or one in 250.

I guess it’s great for us to be taking in these smart people from Nigeria—although it would be a whole lot greater if our lunatic system of chain migration didn’t encourage them to bring in their less-smart brothers, uncles, nephews and cousins for settlement—but … what’s it doing to Nigeria?

The case against any immigration

A Radio Derb listener takes the matter to its logical conclusion. He emailed me thus (slightly edited):

Dear Mr Derbyshire,

My view on international migration is very simple: there shouldn’t be any. People should grow up and die in the country in which they are born. If they live in an unattractive country and want to live in a better one, then they should improve the one in which they live. Nothing should give someone a greater incentive to improve his country than the awareness that he won’t be able to improve his position by emigrating.

The problem with international migration is always that it is an attempt to use foreigners to solve problems. Unlike international trade, international migration is usually asymmetric.

In trade there is exchange. For example, if Canada exports grain to Central America and imports tropical fruits and coffee from them, then there is exchange. On the other hand, if a large number of Central Americans come to Canada, but no Canadians go to Central America, then there clearly is an asymmetry and no exchange.

International migration creates demographic open systems. Open systems have the advantage that they allow the import of solutions, but they also have the disadvantage that they make the export of problems possible. The Canadian province of Saskatchewan solved its shortage of doctors by importing a large number of South African doctors. Obviously, thereby they only exported their doctor shortage to SA.

Among Chinese under forty the ratio of males to females is 116/100. Let’s assume that many Chinese men, unable to find a bride in China, will go to the Philippines and Indonesia to find a spouse. What they’ll then be doing is to export their gender imbalance to those poorer countries.

However, there are always exceptions. If a German and a Frenchwoman want to get married, they should be able to reside in the same country. So, either the German emigrates to France or the Frenchwoman emigrates to Germany.

Needless to say, in a world without international migration, there still could be international travel and temporary residence abroad. If an American professor is allowed to stay five years in, say, Thailand to help the Thais to set a certain university department and to train Thais in his field, that is not immigration. He will return to the U.S.

What, exactly is wrong with any of that? [Hand goes up at the back of the classroom.] Yes, Suzy?

Suzy: “Because that’s not Who We Are!”

Oh right, I forgot. Thank you, Suzy.

Numbers, numbers

Yoram Hazony, in his address to the National Conservatism conference, said the following thing:

We Jews are a nation, not a race. Anyone who is loyal to the Jewish people, its God and tradition, can go to a rabbinic court and become a Jew. That offer is open, and has been open to people of different races, since biblical times.

I’m sorry, but that’s disingenuous. Yes, I could become a Jew. It’s difficult, though. (I actually made inquiries once. I learned inter alia that although I was circumcised right after birth, I’d have to be circumcised again to become a Jew. The process was explained to me, but mercifully I have forgotten the details.)

Few Gentiles convert, and few ever have. That’s why Jews are genetically distinct; they have a mostly-common deep ancestry. Put it another way: They are a race. Hazony’s claim that Jews are a kind of “proposition nation” is nonsense.

As with the rest of Creation, numbers are of the essence. If ten million—heck, make it just one million (0.1 percent of the supply) sub-Saharan Africans applied for conversion and Israeli citizenship tomorrow, rabbinical doctrine and Israeli law would both change faster than you can say “olim.”

“Supermajority” is, or ought to be, a key word in any discussion of nationalism. For a stable, easygoing, open society under rational non-corrupt government you want a racial, and probably also ethnic, supermajority—ninety percent or more is the ideal, with no more heterogeneity in the supermajority than Switzerland’s. Even then, while supermajority is a necessary condition, it’s not a sufficient one: monoethnic societies can be fractious, civil wars can happen.

The supermajority is also a necessary condition—though again, not a sufficient one—for easygoing tolerance of racial minorities. (A friend of mine, telling me about the year he’d just spent in Japan, burbled that: “They actually like foreigners!”)

Mid-20th-century England, where I grew up, was blessed with a racial and ethnic supermajority. There had been no major demographic change since the Anglo-Saxon settlements of the fifth century. (You could count the 9th-century Viking settlements, I guess; but the Vikings were genetic cousins to the Anglo-Saxons.) The destruction of that supermajority by decades of mass immigration has been an act of colossal folly.

Social harmony and national solidarity are never easily won, but with an ethnic supermajority they can be won. With a demography that is twenty percent this, thirty percent that, ten percent this, fifteen percent that, … they can’t. All that gets won is endless tribal bickering.

Yearning for distinction

In September the Mrs and I shall be spending three weeks in China, visiting with her relatives and old college classmates. I haven’t been in the mainland since 2001, so I’m expecting a lot of changes.

To enter China we of course need visas. This has meant me riding the train into New York City, then taking long treks to the far West Side. The ChiCom consulate is on 12th Avenue, as far (I think) from a subway stop as it’s possible to be in Manhattan, and I’m too cheap to take taxis.

There were three of those treks: two in heat waves, one in a thunderstorm (for which I had of course not thought to bring an umbrella). The first trek was futile: we’d omitted some key supporting document the control-freak visa officer insisted on. On the second our applications were accepted. On the third I picked up the visas, which I now feel I have earned with the sweat of my brow, literally.

I’d been thinking they might deny me a visa. I’ve been publishing unfriendly things about the ChiComs for nearly forty years. We read so much about their social controls: the vast databases they have on all their citizens, complete with facial recognition, “social credit” scores, and so on. Why wouldn’t they include foreigners, at least foreigners they find obnoxious?

Apparently they don’t. I got my visa.

Then, thinking about it on the ride home, I got a perverse twinge of disappointment. To be banned from a country, especially a country as big and important as China, would, after all, be a distinction. It would be kind of cool, a conversation piece. It would tell me, albeit in a negative way, that I’m important. Heck, Jared Taylor‘s been banned from the entire Schengen Area—twenty-six European countries! What am I, chopped liver?

By the time I got back home I had actually, absurdly, managed to work up a kind of resentment over this. I voiced my feelings to Junior.

He: “Look on the bright side, Dad. Perhaps they’re waiting until you’re in-country before they arrest you.”

Me, with fist pump: “Yessss!

Virtual muster

It was six years ago this month that Junior joined the Army. They sent a minivan round to pick him up. I shook his hand, wished him well, watched them drive off, then went back inside and started emailing—more like e-wailing—to all my friends that, “They’ve taken my boy!”

He’s been out of the service nearly two years now, a member of the IRR.

Members of the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) are trained Soldiers who may be called upon, if needed, to replace Soldiers in active duty and Army Reserve units.

One responsibility of an IRR soldier that makes me smile every time I see the words in print is the Virtual Muster, notice of which Junior received the other day.

A VM is an electronic muster that allows you to update your personnel data as well as certify your medical readiness without having to report to a reserve center. You can complete the VM from your computer in about 15 minutes.

It’s all commendably efficient, I’m sure. There’s just something about the phrase that tickles my fancy. Virtual Muster.

Hey, maybe we could have a virtual war!

China sources

Because I’ve written a lot about China, I sometimes get asked about the best sources for keeping up with issues relating to that country.

I feel a bit impertinent offering advice. I’m not a trained sinologist, don’t read the language well, and don’t spend much time thinking about China topics.

I’ll generally stop and read articles in general-issue outlets that catch my interest, like this one from last year in qz.com that I only just spotted in my daily browse of the web: One of the most sought after jobs for rural Chinese women is to become a mistress.

Those random encounters aside, the only outlets I like enough to subscribe money to are the twice-yearly China Journal out of Australian National University, and Chris Chappell’s China Uncensored vlog.

China Journal is dry and academic, but there are generally a couple of gold nuggets in any particular issue. China Uncensored is witty, well-informed, professionally produced, and totally unillusioned about the communists and their methods.

No doubt I’ll have some fresh opinions of my own to air after the September trip … assuming, at that point, I’m not assembling iPhones in a labor camp on the Qinghai Plateau.

The myth of black poverty

Another email from a listener/reader:

Dear Mr Derbyshire,

I note with indignation that Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris would raid the taxpayer to support minority home ownership.

This $100 billion assault upon the public fisc would narrow the white/black wealth gap and address historical discrimination against blacks seeking homeownership, she says.

But I can demonstrate beyond all cavil, beyond all peradventure, that no such wealth gap has existence. I can further demonstrate that blacks face no discrimination whatsoever in the housing market. Quite the opposite, in fact. Blacks are clearly the most affluent demographic in America.

How do I know this? Because I have a television and a set of functioning eyes. Nearly every single advertisement—I exaggerate only slightly and perhaps maybe not at all—features blacks luxuriating in upper-middle class dwellings far beyond the means of most whites. A supermajority of blacks, it is obvious, reside within mansions.

And yet—and yet—we are told blacks are in a bad way.

How can anyone scream racism when blacks obviously command such a disproportionate slice of the nation’s premier housing?

I hope you join me in denouncing the obvious fiction that blacks are being discriminated against in the housing market. My goodness! Don’t these people watch television?

Math Corner

Time for the annual glimpse into that corner where math meets Diversity.

Yes, results are out from the 2019 International Math Olympiad for high school students, held July 10th-22nd in Bath, England.

Ranking for the six-member national teams began, from the top: China and U.S.A. tied 1st, South Korea, North Korea, Thailand, Russia, Vietnam, Singapore, …

Surnames for the U.S. team: Zhu, Tang, Huang, Wang, Robitaille, Wan.

Headcounts by sex in the top twenty national teams: Male 118, Female 2. (The IMO organizers cling stubbornly to the absurd, archaic, socially-constructed “two-sexes” paradigm.)

In the individual results, six participants got perfect scores. By surname: Xie and Yuan (China), Tang and Zhu (U.S.A.), Cho (South Korea), Fornal (Poland).

The highest-scoring female was Jelena Ivancic of Serbia, who missed a perfect score by just one point.

To judge by results, the hardest of the six problems posed was Problem 6:

Let I be the incentre of acute triangle ABC with ABAC. The incircle ω of ABC is tangent to sides BC, CA, and AB at D, E, and F, respectively. The line through D perpendicular to EF meets ω again at R. Line AR meets ω again at P. The circumcircles of triangles PCE and PBF meet again at Q. Prove that lines DI and PQ meet on the line through A perpendicular to AI.

There is a worked solution here.

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT(also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

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  1. If ten million—heck, make it just one million (0.1 percent of the supply) sub-Saharan Africans applied for conversion and Israeli citizenship tomorrow, rabbinical doctrine and Israeli law would both change faster than you can say “olim.”

    You mean, faster than you can say Depo Provera

    What we are doing when we take in skilled immigrants is, we are strip-mining other countries of their smart fraction.

    I’ve never been a fan of this argument. The reason is, if a leftard or an immigration-booster agrees with you that stripping developing countries of their smart fractions is unfair, they don’t conclude that there should be no immigration, they just tell you that, unfortunately for us then, we’ll have no choice but to take their less intelligent fractions. You simply must, must, must agree to accept immigrants, OK? So my position has been that as long as that assumption is as widespread as it is, I’d rather do as Australia does, and at least make some attempt to get better people, rather than settle for whatever riffraff show up.

  2. Alfa158 says:

    Congratulations to these kids. These seem somewhat bright, but really, how well would they do in the world Scrabble championships? Chisala says that’s the real test of intellectual horsepower.

  3. Old Prude says:

    “Immigration boosters love to pose as the moral superiors of us heartless restrictionists; but how is it moral to deprive a poor, struggling nation of its small quota of smart people?”

    I tried that arguement on liberal relatives. Their reply was, to summarize: “Who cares? Why should those people be stuck in those out-house countries?”

    As noted by Zman, the modern left is estranged from their past: These same virtuous liberals were arguing for military intervention around the globe to support international economics.

    The change in their thinking has been dramatic over the last ten years. I once could discuss with them immigration’s baleful effects on wages, the environment and social harmony. Now they forcefully assert “America’s economy would collapse without immigration!” Hard lefties supporting foreign wars and global capitalism. Strange days, indeed.

  4. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:

    “Hey, maybe we could have a virtual war!”

    Most Americans shamefully embrace that delusion already.

  5. Ganderson says:

    Russian, Czech, Slovak, Finnish, Swedish (and a smattering of German) hockey players and their hot wives and girlfriends. That’s my immigration policy.

  6. Rich says:

    I wouldn’t call the Jews a “race”. They are an ethnicity, like the English, Germans or Italians. Their race has to be Caucasian because they are usually among the palest people I know. My understanding is that there are three races Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid, unless these definitions have changed, the Jews are distinctly Caucasoid.

    When I was a kid, I remember people would refer to the English race or the Italian race, etc., so perhaps that is what Deb is referring to here when he call Jews a “race”. I generally go by what those in the Old Confederacy would consider White, those guys were pretty serious about race, and the Jews were considered White.

  7. There had been no major demographic change since the Anglo-Saxon settlements of the fifth century

    The Irish made a significant impact from about the mid-C18th to the mid-20th, which caused much Big Island political instability and also, arguably, Australia. A far graver matter.
    Although I bet the archaeogeneticists will say there’s not much of a difference between the substrate populations of the two islands as established in the very earliest bronze age (net of Sassenachs, Romans and the like). Cue Hibernian rage …

  8. Clemsnman says:

    I have oft noted that if one only watched American tv, one would naturally conclude that the suburbs are chock full of wealthy, intact black and mixed race families.

    It is clear that the progressive plan is to accept as many of the least bright that can get here. If the only the bright ones come, there’s a chance they may start voting for pubs.

    We should begin offering asylum to Venezuelans, the young attractive females anyway. They have lots of those.

  9. John

    You gave the CUCK-OUT argument against Asian LEGAL IMMIGRATION…..

    The only thing that matters is this:What are the consequences of importing Chinese and Hindu Legal Immigrants for THE HISTORIC NATIVE BORN WHITE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS MAJORITY?….ANSWER:WHITE GENOCIDE!!!!….And the Chinese “American” and Hindu “Americans” get to vote for WHITE GENOCIDE!!!!

    In a future post I will explain why your small fraction argument is false…

  10. List N countries with majority population sub-Saharan African: 0.9 N of them will be poor, corrupt, crime-addled s***holes.

    I’m wracking my brain trying to think of just one; Botswana gets an honourable mention, but even it has serious problems.

    Nearly every single advertisement—I exaggerate only slightly and perhaps maybe not at all—features blacks luxuriating in upper-middle class dwellings far beyond the means of most whites.

    I’ll take this one step farther: From what I see on telly, at least half the population is black, so how can they possibly be a minority?

  11. @silviosilver

    What we are doing when we take in skilled immigrants is, we are strip-mining other countries of their smart fraction.

    I’ve never been a fan of this argument…. I’d rather do as Australia does, and at least make some attempt to get better people, rather than settle for whatever riffraff shows up.

    As Obamacare continues to percolate through the American system, and particularly if any of the Dems win in 2020, you will get more up-close-and-personal experience with strip-mined talent, as imported doctors replace more and more home-grown talent who have thrown in the towel. If you think, “Oh goody, good thing we’ve strip-mined their best,” then read up on the quality of NHS service to disabuse yourself of that notion and go for a zero-immigration policy.

  12. Don’t feel too bad about getting that visa so quickly, Mr. Derbyshire*. I don’t think they check much out, from my experience. If you had done this deal in Chicago, I could have helped you. You don’t piss off the one girl on your left when waiting to get the visa back (this was when they had same-day service). The cutie next to her was OK.

    It was kind of random too, about getting a multiple-entry visa vs. a single-entry one. Maybe you just had to ask. This may not matter if you just plan on making this one trip. I hope to read much of your experience in China 18 years after the last time.

    .

    * You think you’re nothing but chopped liver? Peak Stupidity has not yet even been listed by the $PLC. Please help us reach our goal, by calling them up in the morning and ratting us out. “For the time it takes to get a fancy cup of vente latte expresso, you too, can help us become SOMEBODY.”

  13. @Old Prude

    You are pushing a stupid argument that allows liberals to win all the time……

    First of all, who are you to speak on behalf of all the Hindus on India… Chinese in China?

    Neither the Hindus in India and Chinese in China would agree with you or John…

    It was the late John Tanton who came up with John’s argument back in 1975 in an essay he wrote……It is a horrible argument

    John

    It’s a really stupid and foolish argument…abandon it…Now say HUWHITE a hundred times….as your penance….

    Interesting breakthroughs these days in the Rieman Hypothesis Realm….Hope you been keeping up…..

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  14. Old Prude says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    I was only road-testing the argument. When I said “immigration moratorium”, they audibly gasped with wide-eyed horror. These people, who I must say are a highly-educated, smart (both with doctorates in chemistry from top schools), charming and interesting upper middle-class white couple, have become beyond all reason. As someone once put it so pithily “We Are Doomed”.

  15. Derbyshire is going to China!!! Don’t forget to take your Chinese offspring with you.

    As usual, Derbyshire never fails to show off his stupidity. Derbyshire, give thanks to the Western males (who are not black/Asian/Jewish/Muslim) who invented the plane to let you fly to China. Otherwise, you’d be making the journey on a Chinese junk (pun intended).

    Derbyshire, why isn’t China a first world nation like Japan? Your attempt at answering this would be fascinating.

    As to the Jews, there you go again. You thought of converting? I think you better get your Chinese offspring to convert. Here’s a youtube on Jews of color:

    https://www.centralsynagogue.org/worship/sermons/detail/moses-married-a-cushite-woman-recognizing-the-many-colors-of-the-jewish-com

    As a reminder, Jews are not Western and had nothing to do with the development of Western civilization. When your Chinese offspring convert, they can go to Israel. They are not Western and do not belong in the West.

  16. The boosters tell us that Nigerian immigrants to the U.S.A. are among the most successful and prosperous. If that’s true, we’re taking in a lot of smart Nigerians. But how many smart Nigerians are there? What’s the smart fraction?

    As ‘people of color’ they just add to the affirmative action and equality cost that back in 1993 Peter Brimelow estimated at 4% of the U.S. gross national product (GNP), based on 1991 figures, in a piece titled When Quotas Replace Merit, Everybody Suffers.

    The problem with international migration is always that it is an attempt to use foreigners to solve problems. Unlike international trade, international migration is usually asymmetric.

    Migration is just a wealth transfer conduit. Through migrants money is flowing from rich countries to the ones El Trumpo called by a certain uncouth word.

    The World Bank estimated officially recorded annual remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries in 2018 at $529 billion. This figure was significantly larger than foreign direct investment (FDI) flows in the same year at $344 billion.

    $88 billion was for Latin America and the Caribbean, $62 billion for the Middle East and North Africa, $131 billion for South Asia and $46 billion for Sub-Saharan Africa.

    Among countries, the top remittance recipients were India with $79 billion, followed by China ($67 billion), Mexico ($36 billion), the Philippines ($34 billion), and Egypt ($29 billion).

  17. A homogeneous nation without much in the way of Rule of Law can still function because people have shared identity, customs, ways, and mores.

    But a diverse nation must have Rule of Law as the bond that holds together different groups because they have different looks, attitudes, customs, and cultures.

    This is why citizenship in the US must be defined by Rule of Law that applies to all and is respected by all despite their cultural differences. Polish-Americans, black-Americans, Hindu-Americans, Jewish-Americans, Arab-Americans, and Chinese-Americans have different and even contrasting & hostile cultural perspectives, and they could not become one people on the basis of culture/customs/habits. So, they must be bound by common understanding of and adherence to the law. And since Americanism is defined by citizenship, the rules of citizenship are of paramount importance. If immigrants want to be new citizens, they must obey the law, and the elites of American must enforce those laws. It must be Immigration Due Process, not Immigration Anarchy.

    If the rules of being an American Citizen goes out the window, the rule of what an American is also goes out the window. If anyone can just crash into America and become American, then ‘American’ has no meaning. It’s like property rights lose meaning if people are just allowed(and even encouraged) to trespass and squat. If homeless are allowed to enter anywhere, even the home-owners are effectively rendered homeless as their homes must allow Open Doors.

    Americanism is said to be about rights of privacy, and privacy requires one’s own space and the respect for that space by others and enforced by law. This is why the state cannot just barge into your house. And it’s illegal for anyone to trespass into your property. If we follow the logic of Open Borders where no nation has its security, the next step is Open Doors where no one should have privacy premised on private property. The next step would be Open Pooters whereby it’d be wrong for women to exclude any man because her ‘exclusionary’ vagina won’t put out to the world. So a rapist can complain, “No human is criminal. I didn’t rape her. I’m just a dreamer-creamer.”

    Under rule of law, individuals need privacy and nations need security. Indeed, the ironic thing is EVEN ILLEGALS seek out the West because they want to live under the Rule of Law that is so lacking in their anarchic crazy nations. But by violating West’s rules, they are bringing that very anarchy to the West. Worse, as fish rots from the head, we now have elites of America saying they value the invaders more than the citizens.

    US used to have a ruling class. The ruling class may be snobby, but they see themselves as owing something to the lower classes. The ruling class is not a world apart but part of a larger community of the nation. They rule the people of the nation.

    But US no longer has a ruling class but a Ruling Tribe, the Jews. Tribalism works differently than Classism. Upper class, despite snobbery, may regard lower classes as ‘my people’. In contrast, the people of the Tribe have a self-enclosed us-versus-them view of the world. Wasp ruling class saw themselves as rulers of all Americans. Jewish ruling tribe sees itself as existing for the good of the Tribe and hell with everyone else who are simply More ‘Palestinians’ to fool, cheat, and crush.
    The Ruling Elites should guard the Rule of Law, especially in a diverse nation like the US where, due to cultural and racial differences, all Americans must live under the common principles of the law.
    American History moved toward greater application of rule of law to more peoples, finally including blacks fully in the 60s. But since then, a kind of mythological thinking about immigration and Diversity overrode the need for Rule of Law. Suddenly, the act of coming to America was supposedly SO MAGICAL in its DIVERSITY-BOOSTING that it was more important than the law and due process. Anarchy from the bottom is bad enough, but it’s fatal when we have it from the top. Jews fear whites with pitchfolks, so they figure they must be swamped by non-white hordes with H1 Visas or dishwashing skills.

    Also, the rise of identity politics favored certain groups for holy status. It was first Jews and blacks. Jews were so holy-holocausty that they couldn’t be called out on anything. We just had to praise them and pledge to Israel. (When Jews simultaneously push on whites to give up racial identity AND to favor Jewish identity uber alles, it makes no sense. But just as God is above human laws, Jews as holy holocaust people became above the rules.) And blacks were always noble victims, and all their problems was explained in terms of ‘racism’. Finally, even homos got holy status. Only those three groups are protected by taboos: ‘antisemitism’, ‘racism’, and ‘homophobia’.

    Now, why did this poison the well? Because Diversity or People of Color were led to feel that the most important factor of Americanism is not the Rule of Law(that equally applies to everyone) but the Worship of Identity, especially Jews, blacks, and Homos. As time passed, more groups wanted holiness attached to their own identities in emulation of holy Jews, blacks, and homos.

    We see this most strikingly among Hindus, a people as tribal as Jews and shamelessly proud as the fruits. When Hindus bitch about whites, they are really complaining, ‘how come we great holy hindus don’t have the same wokemon points as Jews, blacks, and homos?’ Hindus now think that Bashing-Whitey has magical powers. After all, Jews and blacks always badmouth whites. And homos, though many are white, side with Diversity against whiteness. So, hindus think, “Jews and blacks bash whites, and they go so many holiness points. Let’s do the same and get holy too.” It’s like the Magic Hurt. Hurt whitey, and you get holy!

    But as it stands, no one cares about the people of dot. What Hindus fail to understand is that Jewish and Black holiness isn’t due to simply bashing whites. It’s a combination of victor/victim narratives. White folks, esp over millennium of Christian influence, feel most passionately about the Victor who was Victimized. Like Jesus who got whupped real bad but turned out to be the Son of God. The only reason why whites really feel strongly about blacks and Jews is because blacks who were once victims beat up whites in sports. And Jews who were once persecuted won out in culture, intellect, and business… and comedy. White Guilt doesn’t really care about having abused the losers. Who weeps for Palestinians? White Guilt only feels the burden of remorse when the victims turn out to be have been superior to whites in certain visceral areas, like sports or comedy.

    Hindus are not athletics, and they are not that funny. Ridiculous, yes, but not funny.

  18. However, there is a great black yawning crevasse between people who know science, math, and statistics and people who don’t. You simply can’t talk across that gap—I know, I’ve spent decades trying.

    Well, I know too, because I did hear what you’re saying. And I’ve studied literature and aesthetics and – – – philosophy and psychoanalysis and some such. I don’t believe in the gap at all. You could still call me a bot though. The question then was: Why would something created purely from mathematics and coding have wanted to cross the gap? – Maybe the bot felt lonely, just like wall-e?

  19. Hail says: • Website

    Why is Haiti Haiti, Barbados Barbados

    IQ estimates provided by Lynn & Vanhanan, 2006:

    Haiti: 67.

    Barbados: 80.

    Other IQ estimates put Barbados at 84.

    ______________

    Also, any or all of the following:

    – Different African population stocks forming greater or smaller shares of the Barbadian or Haitian gene pools, with Haiti getting the less-talented;

    – A far larger, more reliable caste of non-Blacks in Barbados. The CIA Factbook gives a full-Black population of 92.4% for Barbados, and full-whites at 2.7%. How many full-Whites does Haiti have? It looks very likely that full-White Haitian citizens are at 0.0%, rounding to the nearest tenth;

    – Significant levels of gene selection in the many generations of nativity in Barbados vs. Haiti (more eugenic in Barbados? vs. the Haitian dysgenic nightmare): This is where culture comes in and “intervenes” in genetics. British-Protestant legacy vs. French-Catholic-voodoo (and anti-White racial revolution) legacy.

    • Replies: @BengaliCanadianDude
  20. @Hail

    Barbados is a tiny cruise ship port, which relies on retirees, and tourism. It also has the oldest Synagogue in this part of the world, and it had sugar and other plantations long ago

  21. Good. No immigration. Now send your wife and half-Sino kids back.

    • Replies: @silviosilver
  22. Mr. XYZ says:
    @silviosilver

    I’ve never been a fan of this argument. The reason is, if a leftard or an immigration-booster agrees with you that stripping developing countries of their smart fractions is unfair, they don’t conclude that there should be no immigration, they just tell you that, unfortunately for us then, we’ll have no choice but to take their less intelligent fractions. You simply must, must, must agree to accept immigrants, OK? So my position has been that as long as that assumption is as widespread as it is, I’d rather do as Australia does, and at least make some attempt to get better people, rather than settle for whatever riffraff show up.

    Actually, there is a more effective response to the complaint that we’re strip-mining Third World countries of their most talented citizens. Specifically, you can ask the people who are making that argument as to why exactly they themselves are not personally moving to the Third World. After all, if they themselves are unwilling to actually move to and live in the Third World, why exactly should they actually expect smart Third Worlders to agree to stay in the Third World?

    • Replies: @silviosilver
    , @Old Prude
  23. how is it moral to deprive a poor, struggling nation of its small quota of smart people?

    I love your writing, Derb, but I detect more than a hint of concern trolling here. I don’t believe you really care about the effect on a poor country if we import its smart people; your worry–as you have expressed elsewhere–is the effect on the US if we import an overclass.

    • Disagree: Hail
    • Replies: @Hail
    , @Mr. Anon
  24. Anonymous[581] • Disclaimer says:

    Mr. Derb, what does the caption say below the photo?

    https://vk.com/photo404480909_457239229?rev=1

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  25. Hey, maybe we could have a virtual war!

    Davy and Peter, RIP.

  26. @Anonymous

    Mr. Derb, what does the caption say below the photo?

    Google can’t translate because it’s an image. But an image search brought up this headline:

    Woman Arrested After Filming Herself Stuffing a Full Chicken Inside Her Vaginal Cavity in Public Store

    That picture, which really doesn’t resemble the Chinese subway much, I will leave to your imagination.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  27. Tang and Zhu (U.S.A.)

    You welcome!

  28. @Mr. XYZ

    Sorry, that doesn’t sound like a very effective response at all. Leftards concerned about a third world brain drain don’t necessarily “expect smart Third Worlders to agree to stay in the Third World.”
    They just insist that developed countries should not attempt to poach them, as a matter of principle.

    For immigration restrictionists, it’s largely a waste of time and effort to get caught up debating the details of smart-fraction-stripping. It completely fails to cut to the heart of the issue, which is that immigration – any immigration, smart or stupid – does more harm than good and that people have every right to refuse it.

    Restrictionists need to frame immigration as an event, and resist attempts to frame it as a process.

    “Yeah, we once had mass immigration, but so what? That doesn’t compel us to have it forever. Mass immigration was a dumb idea back then, and it’s a many times dumber idea today. We should learn from our mistakes, not ‘celebrate’ and repeat them.”

  29. @BengaliCanadianDude

    Derb’s position is “no more immigration.” He isn’t issuing calls to send anyone back.

    (Derb isn’t, but I would. Starting with Africans and brown third world muslims, like Bengalis. Any sane white country would want to rid itself of such an obvious burden.)

    • Replies: @BengaliCanadianDude
  30. unit472 says:

    Like Mr. Derbyshire, I’m getting a bit long in the tooth, so when TWMIG meets TWMIM won’t be my problem but they will meet and merge and there isn’t enough to go around so one or the other will have to prevail. Either way most people will have to die. Japan or England can get along with half their present population. Maybe even thrive if they aren’t overrun by the world’s most important graph.

    I suspect that the issue of ‘climate change’ has become the euphemism for this problem. Better to blame some extraneous issue beyond man’s control than confront the reality that man can only control who not how. Either we decrease the number of low IQ people or the low IQ people will overwhelm the number of high IQ people the planet can support or we just capsize the lifeboat.

  31. Old Prude says:
    @Mr. XYZ

    …And also, why should they expect ANY Third Worlders to stay in the Third World? So here we are.

  32. sb says:

    Immigration is not going to go away ( more’s the pity ) We need some new thinking

    I’m rather intrigued by a a system, which I read somewhere , where newcomers must be sponsored by existing citizens for permanent residence to be granted .

    What about a system where wannabes require old stock citizen referees/sponsors /guarantors?

    In detail:
    Each person has one point for being native born and one point for every parent and grandparent who is native born . So everyone has a point score between zero and seven .
    Four points (out of max seven ) makes you a citizen by descent

    If you have less than 4 points you require someone to grant/gift/donate points to you to bring your total number of points to four ( and qualify for permanent residence/citizenship )
    But you can give any one wannabe only one point -so if you have zero points you need four people to each give you a point
    No questions are asked as to why a grant of a point is made ( so they can be purchased by the rich ) although there still may be some character test for the wannabe ( no mass murders say ).
    The sponsor is further required to pay for any ( excess ) public costs incurred by the person s/he sponsored ( I guess there might be insurance for this eventuality)

    Of course you can easily envisage some bleeding heart SJW giving away her points to some smart gamer with a sob story and then having to pay a major contribution to his prison costs . I am untroubled by this .

    Anyway just a thought . Gives immigration boosters something to do and minimises the power of the usual culprits

  33. @silviosilver

    Cool. But you’re also a third world brownie Hispanic so your opinion means next to nothing. And I’m not a Muslim either, Paco. Go pick some tomatoes

  34. Anonymous[179] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Google Translate can translate what is on an image. It translated it as:

    “Nanjing Line 2. Time: August 1, early peak. A black man squatted in a row of seats and slept, attracting the whole vehicle to despise the passengers. They turned their backs to it. No one dared to stop it, and their black uncles had to be careful.”

  35. Hail says: • Website
    @Rex Little

    I think the threats are more serious than you may believe:

    Guzzling up a good portion of a lower-IQ, relatively backward country’s nation’s cognitive elite creates a negative feedback loop, which is bad for the country, bad for for their neighbors, and bad for the world. Negative feedback loops that create failed economies, empower demagogues (filling the cognitive elite vacuum), create instability and thus further refugee pressure, not to mention the literal threat to regional and even world peace from failed states.

    Look at how bad Puerto Rico has done.

  36. Anonymous[370] • Disclaimer says:
    @attilathehen

    I agree

    • Replies: @attilathehen
  37. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Old Prude

    Hard lefties supporting foreign wars and global capitalism. Strange days, indeed.

    Are you talking about liberals or lefties? They’re two different animals. I still think of lefties as being people with, you know, actual left-wing views. I find it impossible to think of someone who loves capitalism as being a lefty.

  38. Mr. Anon says:
    @silviosilver

    It may not work on true doctrinaire leftists, however the strip-mining argument does work on cucks and not-so-political normies.

  39. Mr. Anon says:
    @Rex Little

    Think of it this way: IQ strip-mining will adversely affect the s**thole countries, making them even more s**tholey, leading to even more of them attempting to come here.

    • Agree: Hail
  40. @Rich

    Here’s an interesting article on Israel:

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/nobody-hijacked-israel-its-just-not-what-its-pioneers-thought-theyd-created/

    The Jews you are thinking about are the descendants of Jewish men who married women from what is now Italy, Germany and Eastern Europe–the Ashkenazim.

    Israel is apparently returning to its Semitic, Middle Eastern roots, both culturally and genetically.

    Yoram Hazony is fully bought in, with his Zionism, nine children, and Jewish Orthodoxy. Other, less traditionalist Ashkenazim are going to find themselves increasingly estranged from their Sephardic and Mizrahi cousins.

    • Replies: @Rich
  41. Bliss says:

    Derb of the Arctic wrote:

    Now list N countries with majority population northwest European—above the Hajnal Line: 0.9 N of them will be stable, prosperous, low-crime, low-corruption social democracies.

    But it wasn’t so long ago 1.0 N of northwestern Europeans were bog and forest dwelling savages who couldn’t create a civilization of their own even thousands of years after Grand Civilizations had been created by the natives of Africa (Egypt), Mexico (Olmec), Iraq (Sumer), India (Indus Valley).

    Explain that away…

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
  42. @Anonymous

    Thanks. Just when I think Derbyshire’s hit peak degeneracy, he manages to come up with something new. He has written that he is afraid of the Jews: http://jewcy.com/post/wrestling_with_derbyshires_law And yet, he had some bizarre idea about converting to Judaism.

    He was an illegal alien in the USA: https://www.johnderbyshire.com/Opinions/Straggler/005.html WOW!!!

    He doesn’t like Christianity. He has written that he doesn’t understand it. This from a cuck who grew up in an all white and devoutly Christian England. He will, however, help his Chinese woman with her pagan ancestor rituals.

    He has written that Asians are smarter than whites. They are not.

    The good news is that he, Peter Brimelow and Jared Taylor have now been exposed for the controlled opposition they are. This is why Jared Taylor is always babbling that Northeast Asians and Jews are smarter than whites. They are not. They had nothing to do with the development of Western civilization.

    Again, why does he remain in the West? He is free to leave.

    He’s just like Ilhan Omar.

    • Replies: @Hail
  43. Bliss says:

    Derb the Dumb does math:

    The table I’ve been using, David Becker’s table, gives a mean IQ of 68 for Nigeria. That means a smart fraction of 0.4 percent, or one in 250.

    Nah, that means it’s you who is hopelessly retarded for actually believing that Nigeria is a country of drooling retards (IQ 68 is well below that threshold). You are not smart enough to understand that data that leads to ridiculous conclusions is most likely fake data.

    Drive through some cities in Nigeria and West Africa, and educate yourself:

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @attilathehen
  44. Anonymous[382] • Disclaimer says:
    @Bliss

    Yeah, that psychometric bs doesn’t seem to hold up to even basic common sense scrutiny. Derb talks about his statistical and mathematical prowess yet a guy considerably smarter and more accomplished in the field of mathematics and statistics, Nassim Taleb, calls this IQ psychometrics total bullshit.

    • Agree: Bliss
  45. iffen says:

    Why wouldn’t they include foreigners, at least foreigners they find obnoxious?

    Apparently they don’t. I got my visa.

    I really don’t like being nasty, but sometimes after too many beers it happens.

    They are smart.

    Apparently they don’t believe you are much of a threat.

  46. Hail says: • Website
    @attilathehen

    So some website is claiming that John D. wrote the following in a Feb. 2007 interview with someone named Joey Kurtzman:

    Yes, indeed I was, and am, “afraid of offending Jews.” Of course I am! For a person like myself, a Gentile who is a very minor name in American opinion journalism, desirous of ascending to some slightly less minor status, ticking off Jews is a very, very bad career strategy. I approached the MacDonald review with great trepidation.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
  47. Rich says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    It’s difficult to get past all the politics when it comes to Jewish DNA, but the latest information I’ve come across shows Ashkenazi Jews having originated in Southern Italy and branching out from there. There is little, or no connection between the Ashkenazi and the Middle East, depending on the source. I’m sure there must be a lot of intermarriage between the Ashkenazi and Mizrahi and Sephardic, so in a few generations they will probably mostly have at least some connection to the Middle East.

  48. @Hail

    Derbyshire is a degenerate cuck. Even if he didn’t say the above (which he did), his Chinese family and what he has said about the West is proof that he does not belong in the West.

    • Replies: @Hail
  49. Hail says: • Website
    @attilathehen

    I don’t think the classic For Fear of the Jews political instinct, so well known to all who have dealt with with them since the time of Christ, would be (anywhere near) as influential on Derbyshire’s writing today. As of the late 2010s, I believe he is more open on it. FWIW.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
  50. @Hail

    You cucked Western males have got to get over your “Jew fears.” You let the Jews live rent free in your cuckische kopfs. You are the ones who build up the “Jew” to be some invincible foe. You are the ones who refuse to deal with the fact that it is your cowardice that is the root of the West’s problems.

  51. @Bliss

    Derb the Dumb has no clue about anything. Negroids do have a talented 10% and big cities in Africa are pulling in these people so that’s why there is some kind of Western style civilization.

    However, Africa is still a mess because most people have low IQs. Nigeria has a very high murder rate.

    Also, why aren’t black majority cities like Detroit, Baltimore, Philadelphia able to create cities like those in the youtube?

    The best thing is for black Americans to get their own state and have them develop their cities.

  52. johnm33 says:

    Intelligence of a nation is a function of it’s culture. The higher the rate of consanguity in marraige the stupider the progeny, on average. Girls being brought into motherhood young leads to robust early maturing overconfident individuals, who are a bit thick. Do both and establish it as the norm and a population of stupid confident robust individuals who will mature ever earlier will evolve. If you want to be intelligent make sure your maternal grandmother doesn’t breed until she’s about 25.

    • LOL: Twodees Partain
    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  53. @Bliss

    They can’t. They know everything, that’s why.

  54. @Rich

    Many Jews are Ashkenazim who are a Turkic people, so a mix of Mongoloid and Caucasoid.

  55. @Rich

    My understanding is that there are three races Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid

    That’s what I recall reading as a kid 50-60 years ago, and it didn’t make sense to me even then. Which box do South Asians (Indians/Pakistanis) fit into? Native Americans (yeah, they supposedly came over from Asia, but . . .)? Australian aborigines?

    Is there (or has there ever been–it’s probably been tossed down the memory hole in recent times) a formal, scientific definition of what constitutes a race, as opposed to a sub-racial ethnic group?

    BTW, if Jews are among the palest people you know, you must not have met many North Europeans. Jewish skin tone tends to be closer to Italian or Greek than to any other European ethnicity.

  56. @Old Prude

    “I tried that arguement on liberal relatives. Their reply was, to summarize: “Who cares? Why should those people be stuck in those out-house countries?””

    That tells me that the liberals know full well that the intelligent “cream of the crop” immigrants are not the ones being invited. The type of people being invited in are mostly indigents who would be indigent no matter where they lived because they are unproductive types, either too unintelligent to make lives for themselves or guilty of antisocial acts such as theft, violent assault, etc.

    It appears to be this way by design.

  57. @Rich

    “My understanding is that there are three races Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid”

    I don’t agree. That’s lumping the indigenous people of the Western hemisphere in with the mongoloids. Traditionally, the view was always that there were four races signified by their different colors: Red, Yellow, Black and White. This ‘three races’ idea is of recent vintage. It presumes that only the continents of North and South America had no aboriginal race and it’s based upon the absurd “out of Africa” theory; that all humanity originated in Africa.

  58. @attilathehen

    Please STFU at your earliest convenience.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
  59. @johnm33

    ” If you want to be intelligent make sure your maternal grandmother doesn’t breed until she’s about 25.”

    That is a brilliant idea. I’m going to do that right away.

  60. @Rex Little

    ” Native Americans (yeah, they supposedly came over from Asia, but . . .)?”

    Yep, the whole “three races” thing relies on the land bridge theory, but that doesn’t make sense either. Supposedly, when sea levels in what is now the Bering straits were lower (or some such thing) Mongoloids came out of Asia and crossed it into North America, but no “Caucasoids” or “Negroids” did any such thing. Only Mongoloids came over. Hmmmm…

    I guess we’re supposed to assume that, even then, Mongoloids were smarter and also more adventurous. What it looks like is that some scientists were persuaded to come up with a tale that would support a scheme for nullifying all those treaties made with Red people.

    The scheme went something like: “We’ll just claim that they are Yellow, and that there are no Red people, so there are no indigenous people on either continent of the western hemisphere, only immigrants from Asia. Genius plan, eh?”

    Of course that little scheme is secondary to the big scheme, which is claiming that we’re all actually Negroids who just wandered off and changed skin color and other physical characteristics.

  61. @Twodees Partain

    You must be another Derbyshire type. Are you involved with Asian females? I most definitely hit a nerve somewhere.

    Given your “witty repartee,” you have an IQ below 89 or are involved in some degeneracy which renders you unable to think clearly. Your inability to deal with the truth and facts is seen in your call for some kind of self-censoring on my part.

    Fortunately, I conveniently have time to keep “speaking.”

    You should name your name from Twodees to Twattledum.

  62. The boosters tell us that Nigerian immigrants to the U.S.A. are among the most successful and prosperous.

    That’s because they are children of middle class professionals who get to take full advantage of affirmative action intended for descendents of slaves. Even with an SAT of 1400, they are at the 99th percentile of blacks in the US. Every year there are usually around 8 to 10 kids who get accepted to all 8 Ivies plus Stanford, and majority are first gen. African immigrants, and their SAT scores are usually <1450. A Nigerian kid from my kid's high school got into Stanford this year, and she was totally average in every regard.

  63. How many times have we heard “Judaism is descended from maternal lines”? If it were strictly a religion there wouldn’t be such a provision. Anyone who claims it’s a religion not a race is just plain lying, but then that’s what Jews are good at.

  64. My son wanted to attend the Naval Academy after high school. I told him I didn’t raise him so he could risk his life defending the glory of Israel. Let the Jews go die defending their own homeland. Eff the US military.

  65. @Rex Little

    South Asians are predominantly Caucasoid

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