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The Supreme Court decided, in the case of Schuette v Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigration Rights By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), that the convoluted reasoning that Michigan’s Proposition 2, which outlawed discrimination based on race by state agencies, including state universities was actually racially discriminatory in itself, was a stinking pile of …

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Sacrificing your own children for the greater good

Thanks to Robert Stacey Stacy McCain, I found this interesting article: If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person A manifesto. By Allison Benedikt|Posted Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at 5:50 AM You are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So, pretty …

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By one little adjective shall ye know them

Today being both the day on which Martin Luther King’s birthday is celebrated, and the ceremonial inauguration of Barack Obama for his thankfully last term occurs, it was of no surprise that The Philadelphia Inquirer would be having some stirring editorial celebrating both and noting the conjunction. Dr King famously said: I have a dream …

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The Sixth Circus and Affirmative Action

In a discussion thread on Patterico’s Pontifications, Milhouse wrote: Um, how can a constitutional amendment be unconstitutional? Apparently more easily than he thinks. In Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. University of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Michigan’s ban on Affirmative Action violated the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause, because it “unfairly placed …

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From around the blogroll

From North Carolina’s most famousest 21st century pirate: Warmist Thinks $1600 A Year Per Person To Pay For HotColdWetDry Is No Big Deal By William Teach November 23, 2012 – 2:38 pm But, all you climate terrorists Warmists should run right out and purchase carbon credits (Forbes) As above, this is a very common misunderstanding of the …

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Affirmative Action goes before the Supreme Court again

From ABC News: Affirmative Action: Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of University of Texas Plan By Ariane de Vogue At the Supreme Court today, the conservative justices had skeptical questions for a lawyer defending the University of Texas’ plan that takes race into consideration in the admissions process. One of their main concerns goes to the heart of the case: at …

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Chris Matthews, racism and Democrisy

Liberal flack Chris Matthews: The esteemed Mr Matthews said: I go back to living in D.C. all these years. I’ve lived there 40 years, a black-majority city, and anybody who wants to get up early in Washington and drive down North Capitol and drive past Florida Ave., sees nothing but young, but black people up …

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Is George Soros a racist?

From Foxfier: Allen West targeted by new Soros-backed SuperPAC – Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion 07 12 12 I have mentioned before how Allen West is on the top 10 target list for Democrats this year, Dem SuperPAC targeting “Tea Party 10″. For that reason, among others, West is on the Operation Counterweight list, and we have a separate Focus …

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One wonders what would be said were Mitt Romney to launch "White Americans for Romney"

OK, the title is false: no one actually wonders, no one wonders at all. We all know what would happen! But that sure didn't stop our 44th President from launching “African Americans for Obama.” If you took the time to listen to the President's message — and it's only 1:43 long — you'll note that …

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2003 + 25 = 2012?

In 2003, the United States Supreme Court decided the two University of Michigan Affirmative Action cases, Grutter v Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003) and Gratz v Bollinger, 539 U.S. 244 (2003) . In those cases, the Justices split hairs very neatly, declaring, in Gratz, that hard numerical quotas for minority admission to a state-supported university …

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