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Coming End to Racial Preferences
Cybercast News Service, by Walter E. Williams

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 5/6/2014 4:24:26 PM

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 the incredible argument that the amendment, which explicitly forbids racial discrimination, itself amounts to racial discrimination. Her argument was that permissible "race-sensitive admissions policies," the new name for racial preferences, both serve the compelling interest of obtaining the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 5/6/2014 4:37:00 PM     (No. 9838803)

How does a "diverse student body" help a student pass their calculus exam. Are they not in college to LEARN ?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oldsfc, 5/6/2014 4:44:33 PM     (No. 9838810)

Well, they can major in black or latino studies. Or perhaps female black and/or latino studies. They don´t need no stinking calculus! That is an oppressive bigoted, course anyway. And when they graduate, they too can be unemployed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: web, 5/6/2014 5:10:21 PM     (No. 9838837)

According to The Wise Latina, Hispanics and Blacks are too stupid and/or lazy to make it without being given preference. She is more bigoted than I am.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zoidberg, 5/6/2014 5:30:20 PM     (No. 9838857)

It´s like Selma all over again.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: IowaDad, 5/6/2014 6:12:42 PM     (No. 9838905)

What is the value of diversity? Has anyone measured it? Diversity has a huge negative effect on institutional performance. Do the positive effects outweigh these negatives?

The greatest educational institutions in the US and around the world were never "diverse" during their ascendency to greatness.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 5/6/2014 6:40:27 PM     (No. 9838932)

The worst part of ´Diversity´ is that it is code for conformity. Try being a white male Christian conservative and see how much
diversity they are willing to tolerate.

It´s a scam of the first order.

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