davidl on April 28th, 2011

Following his outing of Barack Obama long form certificate of live birth,  L. Donald Trump has upped the ante and asked for the release of out nation’s first affirmative action president, from Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times: WASHINGTON–White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said President Obama will not release his academic records, commenting a day after […]

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Eric Florack on July 9th, 2009

I’m more than a little annoyed at what I find in the LA Times Op-Ed section this morning. The two cases were the latest skirmishes in the broader conservative war to reframe the way Americans view the issue of race. As many conservatives see it, we’re living in a chastened, post-racial America in which discrimination has […]

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davidl on May 31st, 2009

Diversity is not a synonym for affirmative action.   Rather diversity is code speak for bigotry.   Affirmative action is a narrowly tailored remedy for past proven discrimination.   Whereas diversity does away with the requirement to establish past discrimination,    It is  flat out racism, the dubious proposition that merit some attach’s simply by the trait of not being white.    […]

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