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October 23, 2007

Facts for the Day

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Hillary Clinton, who as a candidate has promised "a return to transparency," hasn't encouraged much in the way of transparency at the Clinton Library, where only one half of one percent of the 78 million pages of documents that are stored there have been made available to the public. One half of one percent! (Source.)

* The U.S. trade deficit in 1991: $31 billion. The U.S. trade deficit in 2006: $759 billion. $759 billion! But there's a sunny side to the news: the 2007 trade deficit looks to be down a bit. (Source.)

* Nutty immigration policies and high birth rates among immigrants mean that the U.K.'s population may hit 77 million by 2051. 77 million! That's already one crowded island-nation. Do you suppose that most natives would vote for this development -- assuming they were, y'know, ever consulted about their preferences in such matters?

* Another consequence of the U.K.'s current immigration scheme: The nonwhite population of the U.K. will grow by more than 300% during this stretch. 300%! In just a little over 40 years!! That means wrenching changes ahead, to put it mildly. Hey, elites: Haven't you ever heard of avoiding forseeable problems? (Source.)

* Even Britain's chief rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has called for an end to multiculturalism, which he finds "inexorably divisive." (Source, thanks to Steve Sailer.)

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at October 23, 2007




Comments

Just count yourself lucky that Hillary has let you see that one half of one percent, buster.

You don't think that Hillary, our future Prez, will turn out to share similiarities with our beloved Mr. Cheney, do you? Let's see...control freaks...enemies lists...spin...hmmmm.

Politicians...can't live with 'em, won't permit you to live without 'em.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on October 23, 2007 1:38 AM






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