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March 06, 2006

Support Steve

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

I don't know of any writer working today who does a better job of opening up dicey but pressing topics in humane and informed ways than Steve Sailer. Year after year, Steve has been bravely playing the role of the guy who's the first to bring up and examine loaded subjects -- subjects that I have a strong hunch we'll be hearing much more about in coming years. It's a heroic performance he has been putting on. (Steve's latest column is a topnotch example of his hefty and daring work.)

Needless to say, it's also an approach to a writing career that is probably pretty thankless in financial terms. Meanwhile, the cautious corporate journalists who take up the subjects Steve initially raised are doing very well for themselves indeed, thank you very much. Which makes it all the more important that those who value Steve's work show their appreciation. Steve is running one of his occasional fund-raising drives right now. If you enjoy and learn from Steve's writing, and especially if you're grateful that he's out there taking the big risks, please visit his website, click on the PayPal button, and send him a donation.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at March 6, 2006




Comments

If I ever gave money to bloggers, I'd give Steve some, not because I agree with him - we have lots of areas of disagreement - but because he can be depended on to state his opinions without fear or favor and darn it, he knows how to write.

Posted by: Robert Speirs on March 7, 2006 02:42 PM



I barely have enough money to support myself, and I never heard of Steve before this blog, but I'm glad I know about him now. I've watched this birthrate/marriage/housing schism here where I am in terms of red and white, no blue involved: I'm on the edge of the Blackfeet Reservation where the NA birthrate is high and the aging white families are shrinking. There are many confusing influences -- new categories arising, unsuspected dynamics in play. No conclusions. Yet.

Prairie Mary

Posted by: Mary Scriver on March 9, 2006 12:02 AM



Man, it's hard to figure out why I read him sometimes. He makes me really mad on occasion. But I keep doing it.

Posted by: Klug on March 9, 2006 01:10 AM






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