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Revilo P. Oliver (left) and William L. Pierce by Douglas Mercer WHEN WILLIAM PIERCE was frustrated, back in the 1970s, that his message was not getting out, it was Revilo Oliver who suggested that he try his hand at fiction, telling him that the audience he was trying to reach might not read an essay, but…
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by Douglas Mercer IN 1997 Bill Clinton told a gathering of young White college students in Oregon that America was about to embark on its third great revolution. The first being gaining independence from England, the second the ending of slavery, and the third would be when America was no longer a European…
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by Douglas Mercer F. SCOTT Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby holds the honorable distinction of being the only book published prior to 1945 that contains the words “swastika” and “holocaust.” But that’s the least of it. Was F. Scott Fitzgerald a “racist”? Cover of the first edition…
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by Douglas Mercer SOMETIME IN the 1960s legal scholars on the left began to detect vague penumbras and emanations in the US Constitution, the existence of which no one before had ever suspected. Out of these spectral openings emerged new unheard-of rights: the right to contraception, the right to an…
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