Birthrate of a Nation

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Reason readers were not alone in their skepticism of FOX anchor John Gibson's "Have more white babies!" rant. Gibson walked back his comments last night, explaining that he doesn't care what color the newly barefoot-and-pregnant American females are, as long as they're not Muslim.

My concern was simply that I didn't want America to become Europe, where the birth rate is so low the continent is fast being populated by immigrants, mainly from Muslim countries, whose birth rate is very high. That fact was coupled with a news item that said half of all babies in America under five are minorities and the majority of those are Hispanic.

I said, fine, but it was also a good idea if people other than Hispanics also got busy and had more babies. Those people would include both blacks and whites. I suppose Asians, too.

Tip of the hat, as before, to Media Matters.

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  1. I suppose Asians, too.

    But not the central or southwestern Asians. I mean the nice, yellow-hued Asians from the east. The ones we shouldn’t be buying cars from and whatnot.

  2. I wonder how many kids Gibson has? The bios I could find don’t mention any.

  3. I wonder how many kids Gibson has. His bios don’t mention any.

  4. “Those people would include both blacks and whites. I suppose Asians, too.”

    Are we sure this isn’t from an SNL skit? I mean, no real human being would actually be that clueless, right?

  5. “My concern was simply that I didn’t want America to become Europe, where the birth rate is so low the continent is fast being populated by immigrants”

    It’s not like your ancestors weren’t immigrants, Johnny…

    Cocksmack.

  6. “My concern was simply that I didn’t want America to become Europe, where the birth rate is so low the continent is fast being populated by immigrants”

    It’s not like your ancestors weren’t immigrants, Johnny…

    Cocksmack.

  7. Really, Gibson is a racist and oughta be fired. It’s the welfare state that’s the problem, not our aggregate ethnic/religious composition.

  8. Really, Gibson is a racist and oughta be fired. It’s the welfare state that’s the problem, not our aggregate ethnic/religious composition.

  9. How many cocksmacks must Gibson endure?

  10. Apparently Gibson’s married and has just one kid — a son. I wonder if he’d be willing to lend his wife out (if she’s white) for continuous impregnation sessions with some other people of that beige/orangey complexion he sports.

  11. Rick Barton has it precisely.
    Gibson sadly may have children. If there’s one immutable law of the universe, it’s that even the goofiest-looking fuck in the universe with brains full of shit can get a woman to squeeze out the fleshy byproduct of his salty seed.
    What a fucking moron.

  12. “How many cocksmacks must Gibson endure?”

    I think the server squirrels deserve more!

    God!

  13. Let me guess… he loves the idea of building a wall to keep all of those incorrectly-melaninned folks out?

    But the anti-immigrants aren’t racists, oh, no.

  14. So this guy is 60 and has only contributed 1 white child to this country. That’s not even replacement level. Methinks he better make some more babies before he criticizes the rest of us.

  15. Should be interesting in a half-Mormon, half-Muslim America in 100 years.

  16. Just realized whom Gibson reminds me of — Senator Kelly from the first X-Men movie.

  17. “Should be interesting in a half-Mormon, half-Muslim America in 100 years.”

    Multiple wives for everyone!

  18. “How many cocksmacks must Gibson endure?”

    Let’s find out!

    One…

    Two…

    Thuh-Ree!

  19. Everything is OK, I have it on good authority that all mutants are devout Christians.

  20. I can’t imagine why liberals think Fox is a Republican mouthpiece, or think that most right wingers are racist with standup guys like this fella on the mic. Must be something wrong with them for thinking that way. Sheeesh

  21. Glen Reynolds has an interesting response to Mr. Gibson at TCS Daily today. He thinks that the social costs of parenthood have been higher than the financial ones, and mentions some other things relevant to the “Baby Blues” thread.

    (I still can’t do the HTML stuff right to post the link, but the site is easy to find and navigate. I promise on the Bible and my Complete Works of Shakespeare to learn this by the end of the month.)

  22. It’s Tom Buchanan!

    “Civilization’s going to pieces,” broke out Tom violently. “I’ve gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. Have you read “The Rise of the Colored Empires” by this man Goddard?”


    “Why, no”? I answered, rather surprised by his tone.


    “Well, it’s a fine book, and everybody ought to read it. The idea is if we don’t look out the white race will be? will be utterly submerged. It’s all scientific stuff; it’s been proved.”

    […]

    “Well, these books are all scientific”? insisted Tom, glancing at her impatiently. “This fellow has worked out the whole thing. It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things.”

  23. How much cock could a cocksmack smack if a cocksmack could smack cock?

  24. Are we sure this isn’t from an SNL skit?

    This year’s writers WISH they could be this funny.

    Should be interesting in a half-Mormon, half-Muslim America in 100 years.

    You forgot half-Catholic.

  25. Did anyone else just get a flashback to A Boy and His Dog?

  26. This comes out the day after Bill O’Reilly declares that we have to stop the immigration reformers, because they want to overthrow “this country’s white power structure.”

    I’ve gotta hand it to Bush, he kept a lid on the Right’s racism for a few years. But now his popularity is down the tubes, and look what happens.

  27. “This comes out the day after Bill O’Reilly declares that we have to stop the immigration reformers, because they want to overthrow ‘this country’s white power structure.'”

    Do you have a link for the quote? I can’t find an O’Reilly transcript that says that (not that I doubt you).

  28. We are going to send suicide bombers to destroy all Infidels who commit apostacy by saying that BYU did not deserve to win the 1984 National Championship.

  29. I just need to know whether or not we need to be married first– what does the bible say?

    I hope joe will produce a link for the O’Reilley thing– if we’re lucky we’ll see both of these yahoos getting fired.

  30. Oh, yeah? Well BYU sucks now and sucked then!! As did Washington. UF was the real god. I mean, the real number one.

  31. I’ve got the perfect policy solution.

    The War on Abstinence

    I can’t wait for the Super Bowl ads.

  32. Daze: good call on the Senator Kelly thing.

  33. Some dim bulb over at TCS Daily had this brilliant comment to offer:

    “Nobody knows if they will be a good parent beforehand. If you decide to abstain from having a family because you feel you will be a bad parent then you are lying to yourself. The real truth is you enjoy your freedom and do not want to share yourelf totally with another person.

    Personally, I call that being selfish. As the saying goes where would you be today if your parents had your attitutde.”

    I run into this attitude every now and then – I always say the difference between me and my parents was that they actually wanted kids whereas I don’t. Then I have FUN with these people. I *love* to rub in the fact that I get to retire early, enjoy my freedom, don’t have to deal with what a pain in the butt kids are, and I’M GETTING AWAY WITH IT. I don’t want to breed, and you can’t MAKE me! Call me selfish all you want … it only makes me enjoy it more.

  34. Just realized whom Gibson reminds me of — Senator Kelly from the first X-Men movie.

    Haha, too true.

    Talk about incorrectly melanined people.

  35. dagny,

    You got it. This guy would need to breed with the darkest lady in africa, just so his kids would look like, what the rest of us refer to as “white.”

  36. “Those people would include both blacks and whites. I suppose Asians, too.”

    Are we sure this isn’t from an SNL skit? I mean, no real human being would actually be that clueless, right?

    Oddly enough, that reminds me of SNL’s Bill O’Reilly: “For my money, New York’s got more people than California…Probably New Jersey, too.”

  37. Let me see if I get this straight: John Gibson is concerned about the U.S. becoming like Western Europe, where immigrants best known for gang rapes and torching cars are overrunning the country; Hit & Run readers are concerned about… John Gibson.

  38. There’s no need to get hysterical about making — unless you fear the loss of White-Protestant cultural dominance:

    Baptists, don’t sell your birthright — Knight Ridder, May 17, 2005
    Greg Warner, the executive editor of Associated Baptist Press says that “many congregations have failed to teach a healthy understanding of human freedom, which was such an integral part of our heritage as Christians in America.”

    …The partnership with ABP and the Baptist Joint Committee is a natural one, says Baptists Today Executive Editor John D. Pierce. Not only is dissent discouraged in Southern Baptist Convention publications, but the “historic Baptist passion for religious liberty for all persons is not being heard from SBC leadership,” Pierce says…

    “In today’s America, evangelical Christians have a functional majority — their influence, for today at least, exceeds their number. And now they have started thinking like a persecuted majority,” Warner said…

    “It was easy to advocate such freedom when most Americans in most communities showed little religious diversity,” Pierce said. “pluralism is a threat to many Christians who want the government to give them an edge over other faith traditions.”

  39. Floyd,

    Probably because the solution to car torching mobs is not “more white people.”

  40. So now I guess Reason is one of those websites:

    People get outraged about something I’ve said, but most often it’s confined to the left-wing blogs that hate FOX, and hate me for speaking my mind, and for the war on Christmas and other things. Normally I ignore it. But this time I can’t. These attacks fit a pattern: Certain people and self-appointed media watchdogs purposely misinterpret what I’ve said in order to mount vicious, personal attacks.
    John Gibson

  41. I took a load of shrapnel during the War on Christmas. I’ll never forgive that bastard Gibson. So yeah, it’s personal.

  42. Joe:
    I’ve gotta hand it to Bush, he kept a lid on the Right’s racism for a few years
    That’s seriously amusing coming from someone who is an avowed racist.

    Floyd:
    Let me see if I get this straight: John Gibson is concerned about the U.S. becoming like Western Europe, where immigrants best known for gang rapes and torching cars are overrunning the country; Hit & Run readers are concerned about… John Gibson.
    It’s a chance to pat themselves and each other on the back, and for all to declare their superior, enlightened new-agey sensitivities. Gibson’s got a good point, but it’s very un-PC to acknowledge it with anything except derision.

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