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Despite unveiling a plan for the mass amnesty of illegal aliens in January, President Bush is still not satisfied that America is the"welcoming society" he likes to claim it is. Nor is his counterpart, President Vicente Fox of Mexico, with whom Mr. Bush palavered last weekend at what used to be American soil in Texas.... Read More
With mass immigration shredding what Harvard scholar Samuel Huntington calls the "Anglo Protestant core" of American civilization, the Open Borders lobby remains delighted with the benefits the shredding brings. Last week, just as news of Professor Huntington's magisterial article was about to break, historian Stanley Karnow warbled excitedly about the shredding in the Los Angeles... Read More
It was probably inevitable that sooner or later the truth about mass immigration and its impact on American culture would seep down toHarvard University. This week it happened, and a tip of the hat is in order to Harvard's distinguished scholar Samuel P. Huntington for arriving at much the same conclusion that I and many... Read More
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a self-appointed"watchdog" organization in Montgomery, Alabama that purports to keep a sharp eye out for "racism" and "hate." Despite its name, it doesn't seem to have much to do with either the South or the law, let alone poverty, other than avoiding the latter for its own officers,... Read More
With Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry now the obvious winner of the Democratic primaries, it has proved to be true once again that highly unified black voters determine the party's nominee. Last fall I wrote a column arguing this would be the case this year as it has been in every election since 1988 where there... Read More
With a majority of Republicans opposing President Bush's amnesty plan for illegal immigrants and even Republican lawmakers in revolt over it, the Open Borders Lobby has closed ranks and rallied behind it. Last week the Wall Street Journal editorial page, long the Pravda of Open Borders propaganda, published what purports to be a"Conservative Statement of... Read More
OK, so you don't much like President Bush's immigration plan that would grant amnesty to 8 to 12 million illegal aliens. You are not alone. Hardly anyone likes the plan, from conservative supporters of the president, to the Hispanic bloc to which he's pandering, to the Democrats who want his job. But there's nothing you... Read More
H.G. Wells once wrote a science fiction story entitled "When the Sleeper Wakes" about a man who goes to sleep and wakes up in the distant future. After 30 years of denying, ignoring and outright lying about the impact of mass immigration on this country, some long-term sleepers in today's chattering class also seem to... Read More
Sooner or later it was certain that the lawyers for black basketball player Kobe Bryant would start yelling "racism" in defense against charges that he raped a white woman. Just as O.J. Simpson's defense was able to get him acquitted of the double murder of two whites in 1995 with the same tactic, so lawyers... Read More
You can talk about the supposed benefits of President Bush's ill-advised plan for amnesty for millions of illegal aliens all you want but the fact is that the political motivations of the president and his advisers in designing it and unleashing it at this particular time are transparent. The main designer was political adviser Karl... Read More
What is that John Podhoretz, Jonah Goldberg, David Horowitz, Tamar Jacoby, Suzanne Fields and David Brooks have in common? They are all neoconservatives, and all—unlike most conservatives of other identities and backgrounds—support President Bush's amnesty plan for illegal immigrants. What does that tell us? What it tells I will consider momentarily, but first, let us... Read More
Nothing President Bush has done in his entire administration has more deeply alienated the conservatives who have supported him since his days as governor of Texas than the amnesty plan for illegal aliens he released last week—not the Iraq war, not his internal security policies, not even his Medicare reforms. The Washington Times, Human Events,... Read More
The holidays are over, and America slouches happily toward the next one, which is Martin Luther King Day in just two weeks. In Rocky Mount, North Carolina, the locals are already celebrating by a racial power struggle between whites and blacks. What the New York Times reported about the conflict last month tells us something... Read More
Something funny is going on inside the Bush administration on the issue of mass immigration and what to do about it. A couple of weeks ago, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridgemuttered some cryptic, unrehearsed and rather ambiguous noises that sounded like an endorsement of amnesty for illegals. His spokesmen immediately denied that amnesty was what... Read More
After two years of trying to deny that amnesty for illegal aliens is on the agenda of the Bush administration, one of the president's top advisers endorsed amnesty last week. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge in a speech in Miami pronounced that it was clear that "legalizing" illegal aliens is what we need to do.... Read More
"Malvo's Drawings Attack U.S. Racial Bias," the Washington Post'slead Metro story informed those readers who bother with the local news last week. [By Serge F. Kovaleski, December 5, 2003] "Racial bias" is the Post's way of covering up the dirty little secret painfully emerging from the trial of Jamaican immigrant Lee Boyd Malvo, charged as... Read More
Science marches on, and some of it marches right into a happy country that unites Alice's Wonderland to Orwell's 1984. The latest scientific finding from Dartmouth discloses a test that claims to be able to detect hidden "racism." The test's uses are obvious enough, and one has already been proposed—to screen police recruits to see... Read More
Ever since his victory in California election in October, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been the poster boy for the pushers of fake immigration control, mainly because his call for repeal of a new law giving illegal aliens access to driver's licenses was hugely popular with voters. Now, with the new governor wobbling on his campaign position,... Read More
Among the many benefits of the mass immigration the Open Borders Lobby has invited into the country are the diseases that wouldprobably all but have vanished from American and Western society but for the presence of Third World immigrants. Tuberculosis, rubella (German measles) and hepatitis are among themost serious, but last week the New York... Read More
"I do not like the Confederate flag," black pundit Shelby Steeleinformed the readers of the Wall Street Journal last week in a long commentary on Vermont ex-governor Howard Dean's recent remarkthat he wanted to be "the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks." "It excludes me, profoundly," Mr. Steele asserts. [Yo, Howard!... Read More
While President Bush was explaining why Americans must exportdemocracy to the rest of the planet last week, Mexico's President Vicente Fox was practicing his own version of democracy inside the United States. Virtually unreported in the national media, Mr. Fox's brazen lobbying of American elected leaders to advance his own agenda for amnesty of illegal... Read More
Back when conservatives started talking about the "culture war,"they generally meant the clash over issues like sex, abortion,homosexuality, feminism and religion. Now, having lost (or surrendered on) most of those issues, conservatives don't talk much about the "culture war" at all. That does not mean, of course, that the war is over. It's just that... Read More
It's hardly news when the Rev. Al Sharpton denounces a white politician as "anti-black," but when the veteran racial demagogue who gave the world the Tawana Brawley hoax blasted his fellow Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean last week, there was a ripple in the press. [Sharpton Calls Dean's Agenda 'Anti-Black,' By Brian Faler, Washington Post,... Read More
Welcome to the American Police State, my friends, where a law-abiding citizen has his door broken down, is hauled off to jail by a small army of some 60 officers, and is held without bail for four months. His crime: virtually nothing. Of course this is science fiction, you say. Well, not exactly. It happened... Read More
With no fewer than three lead articles on the California election in the next issue of the Weekly Standard, the neoconservative spin on the election's meaning is pretty much complete. As usual, the neocons manage to miss (or mask) the real meaning,misdirect conservatives and Republicans who pay attention to them and desperately try to clamber... Read More
Mexican President Vicente Fox's little visit with President Bush at the Asian summit meeting in Bangkok this week got a bit upstaged by Mr. Fox's Malaysian counterpart and his comments about Jews ruling the world, but what happened between the Mexican and American presidents at the summit may have been a good deal more important... Read More
If you want a vision of the future of the country (or, if you will, thecountry of the future), check out a story in last week's Washington Post Metro section by Linda Perlstein about the wonderful world of "diversity" in the D.C. area's Montgomery County and more especially its schools. If this is the future,... Read More
Does the California election prove that Republicans can now win the Hispanic vote? That's what some pundits are claiming because of the comparatively low support won by professional Hispanic candidate Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante (54 percent) and the supposedly high support captured by winner Arnold Schwarzenegger (30 percent). As usual, of course, the pundits are... Read More
The ink was not even dry on the California ballots before the Open Borders neoconservatives at National Review Online started pontificating about how Arnold Schwarzenegger's victory in California tells us what to say and think about immigration. "There are important lessons to be learned from this election about the right way and the wrong way... Read More
If recent polls on the California gubernatorial race are at all accurate, Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante will not win the election, but he will certainly come closer than most other candidates. That's because Mr. Bustamante enjoys an advantage most other candidates, including the (still) likely winner, Arnold Schwarzenegger, don't—namely racial solidarity. Because Mr. Bustamante is... Read More
With the presidential election only thirteen months away, the ten little Democrats are not the only ones running. President Bush is also cranking up for the race, and soon we can expect to hear from him and his surrogates how much of the black vote they expect to win next year. In the last election,... Read More
Hooray, Hooray! Federal judges, in their wisdom, mercy and benevolence, have now ruled that the people of California may indeedhold the election and recall that they decided to hold several months ago. It's just like democracy, isn't it, where the people themselves rather than unelected magistrates get to determine such matters? Nevertheless, after the staged... Read More
Well, if the good people of California can't have an election, at least they can have freedom of association. Well, then again, perhaps they can't. At a place rather ironically calledFreedom High School in Contra Costa a 15-year-old girl wants to start a student group called the Caucasian Club. That was enough to make national... Read More
With California's Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante now leading in the polls to be the state's next governor, the silence about his anti-white past is thunderous. Neither the mainstream press nor his comrades in the Democratic Party nor even most of his rivals in the election have mentioned it. As for the professional witch hunters of... Read More
The good news is that there probably won't be any amnesty for illegal aliens in the near future—at least not one under that name and covering all illegals. That's more or less the implication of what Secretary of State Colin Powell told the press last week after talks with his Mexican counterparton the immigration issue.... Read More
The big question among American Hispanics these days is not whichparty they should vote for next year or which candidate to support inCalifornia next month but rather what they should call themselves—Hispanics or Latinos? Last week the Washington Post devoted a long front page story to this burning issue, and the reasons why the latter... Read More
The 900-pound gorilla standing in the middle of the California governor's race that no one dares mention is not Arnold Schwarzenegger but the issue of immigration. Actually, quite a few do mention it, but so far not one of the major candidates has done so. The only people who talk about it are the candidates... Read More
With immigration smothering California, it tells us something about the state of American democracy that not a single major candidate for governor ever mentions the issue. There are minor candidates, like the intrepid Joe Guzzardi,schoolteacher and columnist, who grasp what's going on in California and don't hesitate to tell voters about it, but few seem... Read More
The man to see about immigration in California these days is not the oafish Arnold Schwarzenegger but military historian and classical scholar Victor Davis Hanson, author of a new book called " Mexifornia" that details—once again—what mass immigration (or some of it) is doing to his state. Mr. Hanson certainly has his virtues, but to... Read More
Having been momentarily distracted by the late unpleasantness of the9/11 attacks and two wars in Asia, the Republican Party can now get back to its real preference, which is taking care of business. A New York Times headline reported earlier this month that"Republicans put immigration laws back on political agenda." [by Rachel L. Swarns, August... Read More
Not the least of the evils of the improbable emergence of Arnold Schwarzenegger as a political candidate is that, after years of having to endure journalists' over-worked sport with Ronald Reagan's"Where's the rest of me" and Charlton Heston's roles as Moses and Ben Hur, we now must put up with an endless series of not-very-clever... Read More
With a Hispanic majority emerging in the near future of California and other western states (not to mention the entire country), it's high time the emerging white minority learned its proper place in the New America, and the Bush-Ashcroft Justice Department is on the scene to help them learn it. Last week the Los Angeles... Read More
With more than 40 American soldiers killed in Iraq since the "end" of the war, the World Liberator last week boasted of the "progress, steady progress" the United States has accomplished in what remains of that country. Meanwhile, the Liberator himself and his Secretary of State were planning yet another installment of liberation in Liberia.... Read More
With American troops getting ready to liberate Liberia, the World Liberator himself descended upon the continent of Africa earlier this month to prepare the way. Antiquarians may recall that some years ago, President Bush's predecessor, Bill Clinton, also traveled to Africaand declaimed sentiments on slavery not very different from those emitted by the current Liberator... Read More
Where exactly is it engraved in stone that blacks are the only people who get to be victims of white racial oppression? While many blacks are bellyaching about reparations for slavery, Hispanics in California have finally tumbled to the same racket. And why not? Since whites and their political and cultural leaders refuse to defend... Read More
The dim idea of the week comes from Washington Times columnistArnold Beichman, a 90-year-old neo-conservative wonderboy who has suffered a brainstorm--that the way for President Bush to win the election in 2004 is to demote Vice President Cheney to national security adviser and put current national security adviser Condoleezza Rice on the ticket. The purpose,... Read More
It probably occurs to very few Americans that when they visit an ATM machine or put together some gadget bought at K-Mart or Wal-Mart,they are witnessing the cultural disintegration of their own country. The reason is that ATM machines and the assembly instructions for most mass-marketed products now come in at least two, maybe more,... Read More
Having pulled the Confederate flag down from nearly every pole on which it fluttered, the anti-white lobby still isn't quite finished. The most recent symbol of the Old South to be reconstructed is the University of Mississippi's traditional mascot, a Confederate soldier called "Colonel Reb." The university is still run by whites, but the abolition... Read More
One way you can tell where a person believes his real home lies is where he wants to be buried. That was the subtext of the old Virginia state anthem, "Carry me Back to Ole Virginny," (play) now banned by the Thought Police, a dolorous ballad sung by an ageing ex-slave who misses the place... Read More
With the entire state of California rapidly on its way to join the Titanic at the bottom of a fiscal ocean, the political elite of the state is busily engaged in arguing which party should start rearranging the deck chairs. The Washington Post this week reports that California is "on the brink of a fiscal... Read More
Sam Francis
About Sam Francis

Dr. Samuel T. Francis (1947-2005) was a leading paleoconservative columnist and intellectual theorist, serving as an adviser to the presidential campaigns of Patrick Buchanan and as an editorial writer, columnist, and editor at The Washington Times. He received the Distinguished Writing Award for Editorial Writing of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) in both 1989 and 1990, while being a finalist for the National Journalism Award (Walker Stone Prize) for Editorial Writing of the Scripps Howard Foundation those same years. His undergraduate education was at Johns Hopkins and he later earned his Ph.D. in modern history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

His books include The Soviet Strategy of Terror(1981, rev.1985), Power and History: The Political Thought of James Burnham (1984); Beautiful Losers: Essays on the Failure of American Conservatism (1993); Revolution from the Middle: Essays and Articles from Chronicles, 1989–1996 (1997); and Thinkers of Our Time: James Burnham (1999). His published articles or reviews appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, National Review, The Spectator (London), The New American, The Occidental Quarterly, and Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, of which he was political editor and for which he wrote a monthly column, “Principalities and Powers.”