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; European Youth 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 graph has been updated with the newest data through 2013, here: USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2013 ________________________________________________________   NOTE: This is a follow-up to a post made last year, “USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2008”, … Continue reading

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