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The Quest for Islam-Based Affirmative Action

Lloyd Billingsley, Why the new Congress should give a new Obama-proposed racial classification the boot. “Court Commissioner Shama Mesiwala sees her new job as a way to represent her Muslim faith,” ran the February 21 headline in the Sacramento Bee. Presiding judge Kevin Culhane called the new Commissioner “highly accomplished,” and did not exaggerate. Shama

Decision Time Arrives for Controversy-Shy U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has managed to steer away from controversy in the three months since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. That’s about to get harder. The court is opening the last phase of its nine-month term, a six-week stretch that will feature rulings on affirmative action, immigration, abortion, contraceptive coverage, and Puerto Rico’s debt. A

America Has The World’s Most Predatory œVictims

John Hawkins, “Bullying isn’t cool. Bullying is lame. Bullying is ugly and has a stupid name. For a healthy world, bullying’s unfit. And I think I know what we should do to i-it. Do do do do do to i-it. Let’s all get together and make bullying kill itself. Bullying’s an ugly thing Let’s shove

Black Mayor who Helped Sebilius push Obamacare Charged with Fraud

 Why does it seem more black mayors are charged with crimes than white mayors? Detroit, New Orleans, Washington and now North Miami just to name the most obvious. Everyone knows about the crazy white dude in San Diego and even crazier white guy in Toronto, but per capita the difference has to be outrageous.  

Walter E. Williams: Coming End to Racial Preferences

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court 6-2 ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action et al. upheld Michigan’s constitutional amendment that bans racial preferences in admission to its public universities. Justice Sonia Sotomayor lashed out at her colleagues in a bitter dissent, calling them “out of touch with reality.” She went on to make

Why Liberals Like Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court punted on the University of Texas affirmative action case the other day. But the issue won’t seem to go away – except in California. California? Yes, California. Although seen as a bastion of liberalism in the public mind, the state passed proposition 209, banning affirmative action, 17 years ago. So what happened?

Affirmative Action = Racial Discrimination Against White Males

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Years ago, I worked for a utility company that was a government entity. As such they were given directives that they had to hire at least 20% minorities (blacks, Hispanic, American Indians and women). The utility was also union, which meant job openings had to be posted and candidates had to meet the required qualifications