Yearly Archives: 1994

The Horcher Affair

“The Horcher Affair” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, December 1994 If Californians had not already grown completely cynical and disgusted with their elected officials, the current battle for Assembly Speaker should achieve that result. But if cynicism and disgust lead … Continue reading

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Value Added: Why National Review Is Wrong

“Value Added: Why National Review Is Wrong” by Ron K. Unz Immigrants are a net benefit to the nation and a natural Republican constituency—if the party doesn’t blow it National Review, November 7, 1994 This journal has performed a valuable … Continue reading

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Sinking Our State

Sinking Our State, by Ron Unz Reason, November 1994 If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, then the Save Our State immigration initiative on California’s November ballot represents a superhighway. At first glance, the measure, which prevents … Continue reading

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Against Prop. 187

Against Prop. 187, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, October 3, 1994 In 1942, during a period of sharp wartime hysteria, Californians blackened our state’s good name by overwhelmingly endorsing the imprisonment of all Japanese Americans, most of them native-born U.S. … Continue reading

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Immigration or the Welfare State?

Immigration or the Welfare State?, by Ron Unz Which Is Our Real Enemy? Policy Review, Fall 1994 Immigration has recently become a lightning rod for America’s deepest fears of social chaos and national decline. Millions worry that immigration is rapidly transforming … Continue reading

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Brown Betrays Her Ignorance of Economics

Brown Betrays Her Ignorance of Economics, by Ron Unz Her ill-conceived plan to boost business is grounded in politics and geared to ‘correctness’ Los Angeles Times, July 28, 1994 Sometimes a single phrase can summarize an entire political philosophy. Early in … Continue reading

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Worker’s Comp: The Big Ripoff

“Worker’s Comp: The Big Ripoff” by Ron Unz San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, July 17, 1994 Hidden taxes represent the deadliest threat to the economic well-being of a society. A clear example is our own state of California, where prosperity … Continue reading

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How to Grab the Immigration Issue

How to Grab the Immigration Issue, by Ron Unz Wall Street Journal, May 24, 1994 The Republican Party has within its grasp long-term political control over several states, including California and Texas, the nation’s two largest (the Census Bureau reported this … Continue reading

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