Tag Archives: 1990-1996

Republican Party Affirmative Action

“Republican Party Affirmative Action” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, April 1996 During this past year of heated political battle on the affirmative action front, liberal defenders of continued ethnic preference programs—from President Clinton to Jesse Jackson and beyond—have repeatedly suggested … Continue reading

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Trade Disaster Deferred

Trade Disaster Deferred, by Ron Unz Sacramento Bee, July 9, 1995 HAVING PULLED America back from the brink of a disastrous trade war with the Japanese, the Clinton administration deserves at least faint praise for its last-minute lack of commitment to … Continue reading

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Big Brother, Meet Big Sister

Big Brother, Meet Big Sister, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, June 12, 1995 Timothy McVeigh, alleged perpetrator of the Oklahoma City bombing, is said to have believed that, while he was in the Army, the government implanted a microchip tracking … Continue reading

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Immigration Mockery

Immigration Mockery, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, May 21, 1995 The revelation that Gov. Pete Wilson, leading scourge of the undocumented, had himself employed an illegal immigrant housekeeper will certainly deepen our political cynicism. Wilson joins the sorry band of … Continue reading

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Immigrants and American Values

“Immigrants and American Values” by Ron K. Unz The Family in America (Rockford Institute Center on The Family in America), May 1995 Immigrant alarmists often claim that current policies are leading America to a “clash of cultures.” There is certainly … Continue reading

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CCRI vs. Prop. 187

CCRI vs. Prop. 187, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, March 12, 1995 California, the leader in national trends, is approaching another crossroads: We can confront the challenges of our ethnic diversity either through the means symbolized by last November’s Proposition … Continue reading

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America’s 1 3/4 Party Realignment

“America’s 1 3/4 Party Realignment” by Ron Unz Unpublished, March 1995 Since November, the national media has focused its attention on the dramatic victory of the Republicans, and the final capture of the party by its conservative, Reaganite core.  Much … Continue reading

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Them vs. Unz: A Debate on Immigration

Them vs. Unz: A Debate on Immigration Policy Review, Special Letters Section, Winter 1995 Lawrence Auster, Vernon M. Briggs, Lawrence W. Fuchs, George B. High, Donald L. Huddle, Fred C. Ikle, Alan C. Nelson, Daniel A. Stein Ron K. Unz, … Continue reading

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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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Race-Norming in Sri Lanka

Race-Norming in Sri Lanka by Ron K. Unz The New Republic (Letters), July 12, 1993 It is astonishing that William McGowan’s article on the roots of the bloody civil war in Sri Lanka (“Mythconceptions,” June 7) nowhere mentions the words … Continue reading

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The Manchurian President

“The Manchurian President” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, May 1993 The following correspondence was found in the personal papers of a retired U.S. Senator from Arizona following his death from a stroke in 1998. Dearest H., Almost thirty years gone by, and … Continue reading

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A Mean Multicultural Military Machine

“A Mean Multicultural Military Machine” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, May 1993 July 4th, 1994. The Clinton-Rodham administration today announced the formation of a trail-blazing military unit planned as the first example of America’s new model Army of Peace, following the reorganization produced by … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Party of Roosevelt

“Farewell to the Party of Roosevelt” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, November 9, 1992 “But other Democrats…will alas have begun to think Republican. There was a book a few years ago, by a scholar named Nancy Weiss, about how American … Continue reading

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America’s Decline

America’s Decline by Ron K. Unz Commentary (Letters), August 1992 The May issue of COMMENTARY—containing the second round of your debate on American decline, and mostly attacking Edward N. Luttwak’s thesis on the “third-worldization” of America—arrived simultaneously with the nationwide … Continue reading

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