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Radio Derb Is On The Air: "Camp Of The Saints", Europe`s Nationalists, Obamacare, And The Shutdown: Republicans Putting Up A Fight!
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October 07, 2013, 10:25 PM
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Radio Derb Is On The Air: "Camp Of The Saints", Europe`s Nationalists, Obamacare, And The Shutdown: Republicans Putting Up A FigRadio Derb is on the air once more. This time it`s your eternally genial host John Derbyshire—the adjective changes every week, although he`s always genial. [Transcript/ Takimag/ MP3]

There`s a section on Greece`s "Camp of the Saints" experience—90 percent of Europe`s illegals enter through Greece, and they don`t always leave:

So let `em in, you might say. If you work for The Economist or the Wall Street Journal, that`s what you will say. Plainly Europe needs more young people, while Africa and West Asia have surpluses. What could possibly go wrong?

What could go wrong is that the numbers wishing to come are so great, and their cultural connection to Europe so slight, and the failure of their home countries to develop rational govenment so total, the smart money would have to bet on major social disruption, cultural conflict, and political collapse.

Read or listen to the whole thing.

Subjects:

01 — Intro.

02 — Camp of the saints.

03 — Europe`s nationalists.

04 — Obamacare — not unpopular enough.

05 — Republicans putting up a fight!

06 — Errata: Putin, possums, and precincts.

07 — Miscellany.

08 — Signoff.