The Scorpion and the Frog In Germany

NYT op-ed columnist Roger Cohen argues for importing vast numbers [...]

Michael Lewis on Tom Wolfe as a Southern Conservative

One of the little-noticed patterns of the cultural world is [...]
This is a fairly typical presentation on "nativism" that ignores the fact that many of the nativists were right.

John Higham And “Nativism”–Sometimes The Nativists Were Right

Programs marking the golden jubilee of the nation-pummeling Immigration and [...]

“Europe Can’t Become A Fortress”–Merkel Unclear on Concept That Locking in and Locking Out Are Different

Remember that Ariel Castro guy in Cleveland who kidnapped three [...]
This picture of Renee Ellmers and Kevin McCarthy is from a January post.

Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of Speaker Race; No Explanation in NYT

The race among Republicans for Speaker of the House is [...]
The depleted Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California, in February 2014.

California Land Subsidence Hits Record Levels

The Golden Brown State’s fourth year of drought has brought [...]

Anthropologist: “I’ve Never Been So Disgusted with My Own Data”

From the New York Post: Americans make racist assumptions based [...]

SALON: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Caitlyn Jenner, Kim Kardashian, the Obamas, Etcetera Etcetera

In search of the reigning bad ideas, I don’t usually [...]
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Erickson Evicted From REDSTATE: NeoCon Control Undisguised

The inevitable has happened. Erick Erickson has been forced out [...]

German Poll: Support Crashes for Foreigner Flood of Refugees and Illegal Aliens

Chancellor Angela Merkel made it all sound so noble and [...]