January 30, 2003
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From: Eric Hilf
On The Brink“? [by
Anthony Browne] On the brink of what? Britain
couldn`t even get the illegal entry staging camp at
Sangatte in France closed without agreeing to accept
1200 "asylum seekers".
position it [the British National Party] has ever
held in a country normally very wary of fascism”?
I don`t know about this.
This is what we hear all the time – the BNP is just
a bunch of fascists. Or racists. Or xenophobes. Take
your pick. I don`t think it`s helpful to repeat this
smear on VDARE.COM.
You can check out what
the BNP stands for by visiting their
web site. I think many readers of VDARE.COM will
find themselves in agreement with some of their
I for one will believe
in meaningful change only when I see it. In the U.S.,
despite the hoopla over the inaptly-named "Homeland
Security" department, the flood of illegals (and
just who are they? where do they come from? what are
their intentions?) continues.
No mention from the Administration of any meaningful
effort to stop it. None.
In the last week I have
even seen an Arizona Daily Star
editorial (albeit a childishly-written one) imply
that efforts to stop illegal immigration, deny benefits
to those here illegally, and oppose acceptance of the
Matricula Consular card, are racist – as well as seeing
the better-late-than-never attempt to register and track
aliens from countries known to produce terrorists
described as racial profiling. (“New Battle On
Civil Rights Front,” by Emily Bazar, Sacramento
Bee, January 20, 2003).
The smearing of any
discussion of immigration in this way has been very
successful. And many more people see these sorts of
sentiments than the common sense and counter-arguments
that appear on VDARE.COM.
So I`m not holding my
But I am hoping.