Monthly Archives: October 2012

Romney Most Popular in Kenya

If you ask the man on the street, “In which foreign country do you think Romney has the highest level of support?”, Kenya is about the last country in the world one would expect to hear. Yet that is what … Continue reading

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France Reaches 30% Diversity Among Newborns; Native Youth Get Angry

What share of France’s population is “diverse”, as the term is used today (i.e., non-European by ancestry)? People wonder, and — actually — it’s a bit of a mystery. Reliable racial data for France is hard to come by. An … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney and the Hispanics, Or, the Ghosts of 1912

In the post about Mitt Romney’s ancestry, I wrote this: Mitt Romney’s own father was expelled from his very birthplace, as a youth, by angry-Mexicans(!) George Romney was born in a Mormon colony in Mexico, in 1907. His parents had … Continue reading

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All 10 Million Europeans: The Specter of Endless Low-Fertility

Years ago, I came across an intriguing essay. It was entitled “All 10 million Europeans”, and was about Europe’s shrinking native population. What happens if birth rates fall permanently below death rates? …[T]here is no evidence that this [deaths exceeding … Continue reading

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The USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980 to 2010

NOTE: This is a follow-up to a post made last year, “USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2008”, the data for which ended in 2008. The CDC recently released final fertility figures for 2010, and used Census-2010 data to update … Continue reading

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Western Civilizational Pride, 1986-1992

A theory of mine, for some time now, has been that a swelling of ‘civilizational pride’ among Westerners began sometime in the late-1980s — as it became clear victory in the Cold War was at hand — and lasted through … Continue reading

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Mormon Fertility in the 21st Century and America’s Destiny

A recent post by Steve Sailer speculates on the future of Mormonism in the USA. “Ever since roughly 1890, Mormons have been trying to compensate for the weirdness of their founding era by closely emulating mainstream middle class white American … Continue reading

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