“If progressives were cared about a level playing field, they would not have mocked Abigail Fisher for wanting the same admissions standards as Latino students in Texas receive. The only race-based barriers that currently enforced by the government are those that benefit ethnic and racial minorities. There has been no time in the last 30 years when progressives have been in front of the Supreme Court arguing for a level playing field.”
“Over 70% of African-American support race-based reparations (IAW, they want government money for being black). A higher percentage of African-Americans support race-based college admissions standards, 8A contracting set asides, and race-norming. Look at how African-Americans are pushing for different admission standards for magnet schools and school discipline by racial quota.
Also, I loved the distraction of your linking changes in the global economy to the United States having seperate and unequal standards for ethnic and racial minorities. How quick progressives were to forget the Supreme Court cases that showed that States like Michigan and Texas have/had blatant race-based double standards.”
NJProgressiveIndie on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:36:26
“What is happening with the economy is hardly a "distraction." But I certainly understand why you might, as you conveniently side-stepped how income inequality is primarily responsible in the decline of living standards for whites as much a blacks (even though black people are negatively impacted disproportionately).
I'm not even going to justify the rest of your comments with a response--which were obviously lifted from StormFront website....”
“How can funding be an issue when the inner city schools and schools with the most poor students are receiving more money than the suburban schools with all of the upper class white and Asian kids. How much more money do the schools with the poor students needs to get the administraiton to purchase paint instead of create no show jobs?”
Dec 7, 2013 at 17:55:48
“IF the U.S. was made a third world country 300 years ago, then why do so many people from other countries keep wanting to come here. To you think all the people sneaking across the borders care anything about American History. Do you really think they would ever understand that most American Indians were killed by diseases introduced by contact to Europeans.”
edorod77 on Dec 9, 2013 at 12:31:50
“Yawn. When your ancestors came here, they were pioneers in the New World. False. They "discovered" a new land. False. Regardless of HOW the Europeans killed the natives, they still killed them. Murder is murder. Now, others are continuing the trend Europeans started, and because these people are brown, it's turning America into a third world country. PLEASE. Immigrants have always built this country. Slaves, built this country. Americans just take the credit. American's don't know American history, why would someone,"sneaking across the border" care, when Americans don't know it?”
“Once again, Democrats are pushing the idea that the way to limit illegal immigration is to lower the standard of living in the U.S. to a third world country so that no one will want to come here.”
hpslo on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:00:26
“As far as I am concerned, that is just justification for what politicians are doing. People complain about inaction by politicians. People on the left and right agree on that one issue. But if we can't work together to force politicians to take action, they will be happy to sit down and wait it out....so that they don't disappoint either side...and can win the next election and be "on the top" and being paid for doing nothing.”
getofftheplantation on Dec 7, 2013 at 09:53:01
“The representatives that are holding hearings on this administration violating of the law and the Constitution cannot become paralyzed in their actions. This is congress suggesting that the President suspend the law.”
“Yet, the minority school systems are funded at a higher level than white suburban school districts. If more money does not solve the problem then what will? Are you really saying that minorities are incapable of operating their own schools and need the state to come in and do it for them?”
Dec 6, 2013 at 21:04:14
“The last thing any Latino politician is going to do is bother to appeal to white or blacks. they are generally elected from districts that are majority Laitno and cause the Latino politicians to be far to the left.”
spytheweb on Dec 6, 2013 at 23:51:00
“And Mexicans don't assimilate, that's why they live in the SW and don't spread across the country.
BTW, the Hispanic vote was 8.4% of the total vote and that was over 50 states!
we are talking about 0.16% per state. 3.0% of that voted for republicans.Now it's 0.11% for democrats per state. But large numbers are in some SW states which means there are not enough electoral votes to really do anything. The popular vote is not what counts.
What is a Latino? Do they speak Latin? Hispanic, same here, let's make up a word that ties all English speakers together even thou their cultures are different.
I have a daughter inlaw who's family is from Puerto Rico and get this, she does not speak Spanish, she's a American! I know Puerto Ricans are Americans but you would be surprised how many people don't assimilate to American culture, like Mexicans don't.
Come for the benefits stay for citizenship and still wave another country's flag.”
Dec 6, 2013 at 21:03:10
“Ramos wants immigration reform so that the U.S. will become a one party state with a massive peon class and a small patron class. Mr. Ramos knows that he and his family will be in the patron class and have increased political power due to the U.S. becoming a third world country.”
AMF 400 on Dec 8, 2013 at 00:11:12
Our nation has only one party, ever had. They differ on so many small details that is not really a great economically policies differences.
They do differ on social issues. Some people still think we are on the 80's....and they are losing election after election.”
mspender on Dec 7, 2013 at 19:47:04
“"... massive one one party state with a massive peon class and a small patron class..."
You really believe Republicans will take over and alone run things one day?”
edorod77 on Dec 7, 2013 at 16:12:06
“I think this place became a third world country when the Europeans slaughtered the natives.”
“LBJ also said that the Civil Rights Act would never lead to quotas and reverse discrimination. However, since then then government lied and had programs of hard racial quotas, separate and unequal standards, race norming, and minority set asides. What is amazing is how easily progressives have decide that blatant racial discrimination on the part of the federal and state governments is not only legal but good government policies.
What is amazing is how quickly minorities have gone from talking about how bad racial discrimination is to massively supporting separate and unequal treatment, racial repations, and government supported racism.
Do you really think that any form of conservative party would have ever been able to over come the racial pandering of Democrats and progressives.”
NJProgressiveIndie on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:08:41
“Which "minorities" "massively" support separate and unequal treatment? The ones hand-picked as "model minorities" by the right who are used as political stage props? And since when have anti-discrimination laws been blatantly discriminatory? Corporations have downsized/rightsized/outsourced American manufacturing and labor to the point of extinction--"China-tizing" the job market with cheap, low-paying service jobs with no benefits and no future--which is a problem for EVERYONE. And there was not a single "minority" on the board of directors in those corporations who made the decision to do so.
What is truly amazing is how you have come to the totally false and race-bating conclusions you have come to, while refusing to see what is clearly right in front of your own eyes.”
“I think it is progressives who support institutionalized discrimination and privledge. Remember when the State of Michigan got caught red handed when its race-based admission policy for the University of Michigan (which was kept in secret) was released.
There is no way to justify affirmative action because group guilt and group punish is baltantly unconstitutional. Also, the children receiving the benefits of separate and unequal treatment are the children of minority parents who also received the benefit of discrimination. When will it end and will minorities in the U.S. be willing to give them up when they become the majority.
You cannot support amnesty for illegal immigrants by claiming they want to come to the U.S. for all of the freedom and economic advantages and then claim that those same people of color are massively discriminated against.”
NJProgressiveIndie on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:37:44
“Institutionalized discrimination and privilege based on it represent everything progressives are against. And just because someone comes into the U.S. seeking democracy doesn't mean they won't be targeted by right-wing ideologues as scapegoats.
A democracy is either going to be a LEVEL PLAYING FIELD for EVERYONE where a person can advance and move forward as far as he or she is ABLE and WILLING to go--without barriers deliberately being placed in front of them by those who would march to hell and back to stop them because THEIR sense of "superiority," privilege and "entitlement" is "threatened"--or it will not.
“The month that all students student arcane black history disproves your point. What is amazing is that high school students probably know more about black history than about the founding fathers.”
MrsCommunity on Dec 4, 2013 at 18:22:39
“Your white privilege says that nobody else in America has accomplished anything or are even of any importance. Your entitlement tells you that even having a month which recognizes another culture is somehow cripples you.”
“It was not conservatives in front of the Supreme Court arguing that separate and unequal admissions standards based on race are good for universities in the Gratz, Grutter, Fischer and as far back as the Bakke decision. Since 1980 progressives have been in front of the Supreme Court arguing that separate and unequal are not only legal but good public policy.”
NJProgressiveIndie on Dec 6, 2013 at 12:43:32
“Let's get something clear. It is what conservatives are doing NOW that is the issue. Not what they USED to stand for before they decided to cast their lot with Dixiecrats and Birchers after being WARNED by a conservative that taking such a course would ultimately poison and destroy conservatism and the GOP. But the conservative/GOP leadership just couldn't RESIST Lee Atwater's siren-song of permanent political dominance with all the trimmings.
Even after Atwater on his deathbed expressed his regrets for the DAMAGE he did, conservatives and the GOP continue their self-destructive march to the far-right while trying to drag down the country along with that march.
Again, pick up a history book and follow the money and political trail after LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.”
sunfire1983 on Dec 5, 2013 at 19:00:55
“You are correct, conservatives don't do that. However, they are more than happy to have institutionalized discrimination and are all about keeping white privilege alive.
Affirmative action is essential to counterbalance some of the social injustice that goes on today. Conservatives complain about affirmative action but aren't actually interested in giving up white privilege. When you complain about injustices done to whites you come off as intellectual dishonest and to be honest with you racist as well.”
“It is always humorous when progressives find a way to justify separate and unequal treatment of ethnic groups because it will benefit either their demographic group or will help them politically.
I guess they missed the point that the cure for racism and discrimination is not more racism and discrimination.”
MrsCommunity on Dec 4, 2013 at 09:31:41
“You need to say this to the White Power of which you represent and are a part of.
Black and brown faces are not on U.S. currency and Black and Brown history is most definitely not the dominate culture represented in the history books in U.S. schools. Most other cultures do not exist and are erased in preference to the White Power structure both in the media and school curricula in America.”
NJProgressiveIndie on Dec 4, 2013 at 08:07:29
“There is only ONE ideology that justifies separate and unequal treatment of ethnic groups. And it isn't the one you mentioned.
I guess you never bothered to pick up a history book.....”
Dec 4, 2013 at 05:37:58
“Why would anyone interested in politics work hard to create another irrelevant political party when there are so many automatic Democratic voters in California. Any solution to California's problems is going have to occur instead the framework of the Democratic Party.”
BriS on Dec 4, 2013 at 12:38:57
“That goes for the GOP as well, who vote simply because of the "R" after their name. Which is why we are in the political mess we now have; very few actually take the time to investigate the candidates and what their position on the issues are.”
Dec 3, 2013 at 19:14:47
“The question for the future is now the impact of the irrelevant Republicans but what will politcs, policy, and governance be like in California as it becomes a one party state. How high will taxes go, how big will the state government be, and how much corruption will occur in the coming one party state.”
BriS on Dec 3, 2013 at 19:34:04
“Those are all legitimate concerns, and I share them myself. I hope that there is a viable 3rd party that steps up and keeps the Dem's in check.”
“The problem is that there are five major conferences and then another 60 teams outside the major conferences. There is no way that a four team playoff solves all of the issues. This year that would mean that the Auburn and Missouri would be playing for one of the four tickets in and Alabama would be in no matter the result of its last game.”
Nov 28, 2013 at 13:11:16
“A bunch of billionaires to want to lower the cost and value of labor in the U.S. and who seem to want to be a part of a small patron class n the U.S. while being served by a huge number of peon servants.
The question for the list of executives is why are they working so hard to eliminate the middle class in the U.S. and push so many career fields into the low-paying category.”
Towers3 on Nov 28, 2013 at 15:53:46
“C'mon now, it has nothing to do with what you said! It's politics! The majority is set to shift in 29 years, but it doesn't all of a sudden happen 29 years from now. State after state it's going to happen. From what I've read, it is happening right now in a couple but it should be on average two states a year if you believe the census. It will be those under 20 within about 7 or 8 years. What would you expect politicians or businessmen to do? Out with the old and in with the new! They don't care, votes are votes. BTW, and this is just a question, do you think that if the majority shifts and suddenly white people are the minority that they will still win all the elections? Also, do you think that they will still hold all of the top jobs? I'm asking because in Latin America all of the elected officials are Latin and all the jobs from janitor to CEOs are Latin along with almost all of the land ownership. Do you foresee that happening here?”
Nov 25, 2013 at 05:24:29
“HOw is adding millions of more automatic Democratic Party voters the solutions to the increasing percentage of the population that will will automatically vote for the politicains who promise to tax others and give them the money.”
“The U.S. will more closely resemble a South American country with a small patron class of Ivy League educated elites who dominate the government, the media, and finance along with a very large peon class who will have problems finding jobs, maintaining families, or having a decent standard of living.”
“Most of the single mothers know about contraception. HOwever, they want to have children. What is amazing is that the increase in single mothers becomes its own self-fulfilling prophecy since those single-mother families end up producing males that do not want to marry and that no woman wants to marry.”
Nov 24, 2013 at 19:54:47
“The Latinos want Republicans to pass comprehensive immigration reform even though every Republican who can count knows that it is demographic suicide and even though latinos vote at over a 75% for Democrats and recent immigrants are even more likely to vote for Democrats.
The Latinos activist are really just asking the Republicans to give up on politics and turn the U.S. into a one party state”
“I doubt if homosexual rights and marriage will be a big issue in 2035. The real issues will be that by 2035 entitlement spending will have squeezed out vritually everything else the government does. Taxes will be much higher, the private sector will be smaller, well over 50% of children will be born to single mothers, a large portion of the adult population will face the prospect of going through life without a job, and the birthrate of the middle and upper middle class will be so low that there will be no way the U.S. will be able to compete in the global marketplace.
Instead of homosexual rights, a bigger issue will probably be the cities and staes dominated by Latinos will require proficiency in Spanish to get a job or have a contract.”
speedyexpress48 on Nov 25, 2013 at 00:20:59
“Or we'll look like Canada, which looks horrible obviously...
pro-plan-now org on Nov 24, 2013 at 21:43:35
“well over 50% of children will be born to single mothers”
Perhaps not if we get the message about contraception out better.
And if that is these women’s wish, fine. But maybe we could use more strong male voices touting and proving their own merits ;)
We have a long way to go with awareness, education, and emphasis on contraception - and eliminating all the taboos.
Contraception: It’s okay to talk about it! Please do!”