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When Mexico Defeated Ireland

When Mexico defeated Ireland in the July World Cup soccer tournament, some 5,000 “fans” turned Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park, California, into a riot zone. Radical politics, not sports, lay at the heart of the riot. Some 300 police officers


Notes From the Immigration Front

In less than two generations, America has evolved from a nation of proud, courageous, freedom-loving citizens into a fragmented group of pandering, cowardly supplicants who spend their days pleading with ethnic “political piranhas” and their advocates in the media to


Closing the Barn Door

Ethnic groups were reportedly highly successful in registering new voters in the months before the 1992 national election. In California, the Secretary of State’s office was deluged with requests for registration forms and, in at least two cases, countless thousands