My New VDARE.com column:
Diversity Is Unity! It’s Also…Gang Warfare
By Steve Sailer
Santa Barbara, California is famously close to paradise. The cool Pacific waters and sun-warmed south-facing beaches endow the small city with the quintessence of the Mediterranean climate. Rich Americans began flocking to Santa Barbara in the late 19th Century, and, in contrast to today's plutocrats, they had excellent taste in architecture. The rebuilding of Santa Barbara's State Street in the Spanish Mission style after the 1925 earthquake was the aesthetic peak of white Californians' long Hispanophilic phase. Today, State Street is arguably the most pleasant downtown avenue to stroll in the country.
Or it was, until last Thursday afternoon, when California's growing Latino gang wars boiled over onto State Street, with a 14-year-old junior high school student stabbing a 15-year-old to death outside of Saks Fifth Avenue. ...
So why is gang war breaking out in Southern California now? [More]