Professor Weissberg Says There Really Is A (White) Population Explosion in Battery Park

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From:
Robert Weissberg [email
him
]

Re
James
Fulford
`s blog post


Border Control, Not Birth Control, Would Help Manhattan
Schools

I read James Fulford`s post about
New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black saying
that

local parents should practice birth control
and
that, in his opinion, she should have instead said we
should close our borders.

He had it totally wrong and it is
worth noting exactly why he has it wrong. Lower
Manhattan (Battery Park) is my neighborhood and I know
the local schools well. Nearly all the kids are whites
(or Asian) from wealthy, probably high IQ families. And
the schools are spotless, totally free of violence etc
etc.

Kids are everywhere down here, and
two and three children families are very popular. The
reasons center on (a) great schools with off-the chart
test scores (guess
why
) and (b) safety. We are a very isolated
neighborhood and resemble a lily-white suburb. We also
have great parks and everything an upscale parent could
want, from cram academies to ballet schools.

When Battery Park was built in the
1980s, nobody anticipated that it would attract young
couples who would endlessly multiply. But, given smart
people, good public schools, personal safety and decent
amenities, kids are now everywhere. No sooner do they
build a school than it is over-crowded, they build
another and it, too, is bursting at the seams.

I`m sure that this is what amazed
Cathy Black–hordes of little white kids galore, IN NEW
YORK CITY.



(Robert

Weissberg
is Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, University
of Illinois, Urbana and currently Adjunct Professor of
Politics (Graduate), New York University, and has
written for VDARE.com on

Affirmative Action
and

Madison, Wisconsin.
(See Steve Sailer`s
review of Weissberg`s Bad Students, Not Bad Schools)
)



James
Fulford
writes:


While I`m glad to hear of the
population explosion in Battery Park, my larger point
about

New York`s school system
remains. There would be
lots of money for schools if they had only Americans to
educate.
Steve Sailer
recently

noted
that

"With
crime in New York City way, way down as
African-Americans are economically cleansed,
American-born whites are resurgent across much of the
more desirable central part of the city, especially
recolonizing some convenient neighborhoods in northern
Manhattan and northern Brooklyn.

“Much
of the


Waiting for
“Superman”
-
style
frenzy over school reform has to do with NYC whites
trying to figure out how they can take back the

schools
as well as the streets — all without ever
coming out and articulating exactly what they are trying
to do."