Immigration and the American Future

Immigration and the American Future Can immigration be expected to change America for better or for worse If we accept at face value President George W Bush s claim that terrorism represents the gravest threat to America as indeed it

  • Title: Immigration and the American Future
  • Author: Chilton Williamson Peter Brimelow
  • ISBN: 9780972061667
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • Can immigration be expected to change America for better, or for worse If we accept at face value President George W Bush s claim that terrorism represents the gravest threat to America, as indeed it may, then we must ask ourselves whether terrorism, by itself, is capable either of obliterating the United States as say Rome eradicated Carthage from the map of North Afri Can immigration be expected to change America for better, or for worse If we accept at face value President George W Bush s claim that terrorism represents the gravest threat to America, as indeed it may, then we must ask ourselves whether terrorism, by itself, is capable either of obliterating the United States as say Rome eradicated Carthage from the map of North Africa, or of destroying it by effectively replacing the existing nation on what historically has been American soil with another and different nation If the answer is No, then we must agree that the terrorist threat is in fact a subset of the immigration one and that mass immigration is a greater threat to the survival of our country than any terrorist campaign possibly could be Which, it seems to me, is saying a very great deal about the dangers posed to the United States by mass immigration From the Foreword, by Chilton Williamson, Jr author of The Immigration Mystique America s False Conscience

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      Chilton Williamson, Jr was born in New York City and raised there and on the family farm near South Windham, Vermont where he acquired a lifelong love of nature and of the outdoors, horses, fishing, and hunting.At Columbia College, he majored in European History and studied voice privately for some years, training to become an operatic tenor Having given up a musical career, Williamson did four years of graduate work in American history at Columbia before becoming History Editor for St Martin s Press in New York During his three years with St Martin s, he contributed numerous essays and book reviews to many publications, including Harper s, The New Republic, National Review, Commonweal, and The Nation.In 1976 Williamson became Literary Editor later Senior Editor for National Review The following year he moved to Block Island, Rhode Island, where he spent an isolated winter, gathering material for his first book Saltbound A Block Island Winter Methuen, 1980 and commuting every other week to the magazine offices in New York In Saltbound, Williamson interwines the history of the island from colonial days down to the present with a narrative account of his own experiences and adventures to depict an isolated traditional community transformed over three centuries by the forces of modernization and progress Williamson moved to Kemmerer, Wyoming in the summer of 1979 to begin work on what he originally planned as the Western equivalent of Saltbound Still on the payroll of National Review, commuting bi monthly to his office in New York for four days at a time, he went to work with a crew on a drilling rig in the famous Overthrust Belt, in those days the symbol of the Energy Boom, the Sagebrush Rebellion, and the New West From his lodgings in the Regency Apartments in Kemmerer, Williamson edited his reviews section, wrote his columns, worked long hours as a rigger and afterward at his desk making notes of all he had seen and heard that day, and completed his education as an outdoorsman begun years before in Vermont By paying close attention to experienced people who had something to teach him, he learned to shoot a rifle fast and with accuracy, to navigate and survive in the backcountry, to break his own horses and train them to the mountain trails, load a packhorse, and butcher and pack big game The literary result of his first year in the Rocky Mountain West is Roughnecking It Or, Life in the Overthrust Simon Schuster, 1982 a thoroughly reprehensible work that has been described as a kickass book Inspired by Mark Twain s classic, Roughing It, the book s theme is how the New West was foreshadowed by the Old, and how the Old West lingers on in the New Roughnecking It was excellently reviewed, and is said to have found its way into the syllabus of a University of Wyoming course devoted to the study of social problems in Wyoming Best of all, from the author s point of view, it won acceptance in the West as a kind of Oilriggers Bible Though presently out of print, it is still in demand by oilpatch veterans twenty four years after its publication.Williamson made his permanent residence in Kemmerer after arranging with National Review to become a long distance editor and contributor, working from his home In 1989 he left NR for a similar position at Chronicles A Magazine of American Culture, published by the Rockford Institute in Rockford, Illinois Early in 1994, Williamson inaugurated a regular Chronicles column, The Hundredth Meridian, that continues today Here he has recorded, for than a decade now, espisodes from his life and adventures as a Westerner hunting, fishing, horsepacking, backpacking, pushing cattle, breaking horses and his travels throughout the West, in particular the southwest and northern Mexico and including the great Indian reservations where he has many friends and acquaintances The first twenty two columns, deliberately planned as a serial book, have recentl

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