Blog Posts - Affirmative Action



U.S. SUPREME COURT - Two Politically Charged Decisions

"Busy day at SCOTUS yields support for affirmative action, roadblock for executive orders" PBS NewsHour 6/23/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The reduced Supreme Court weighed in on two politically charged cases Thursday.  Justices confirmed the consti...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 27, 2016

Pat Buchanan: Cultural Cleansing of Christian Males

By Patrick J. BuchananThe culture war against Christianity is picking up speed.Last week came word Saint Louis University will remove a heroic-sized statue of Fr. Pierre-Jean De Smet S.J. from the front of Fusz Hall, where it has stood for 60 years...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 3, 2015

Would Reparations be Good for America?

There is a must read, extensive piece in The Atlantic‘s Features section entitled “The Case for Reparations” that everyone should read. It gives as close to a complete history of racism against African-Americans in the U.S. (that ca...
by Sparking the Left on May 24, 2014

Affirmative Action should no longer be based on Skin Color

Affirmative Action should no longer be based on Skin Color...
by Make Houston Great on May 18, 2014

Affirmative Action should no longer be based on Skin Color

Affirmative Action should no longer be based on Skin Color...
by Make Houston Great on May 18, 2014

Mr. President, lets have a Real Conversation about Racism in America

A Brief for Whitey Friday – March 21, 2008…By Patrick J. Buchanan How would he pull it off? I wondered. How would Barack explain to his press groupies why he sat silent in a pew for 20 years as the … Continue reading →...
by Can America survive Obama? on May 17, 2014

OPINION - Shields and Brooks 4/25/2014

"Shields and Brooks on Georgia gun rights, Southern Senate races" PBS NewsHour 4/25/2014ExcerptSUMMARY:  Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the S...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 28, 2014

Equity Isn’t Always Fair

Last week, my husband and I took the kids to Cape Cod for a few days to start our Spring Break. In our haste to leave, I was betrayed by the mild temperatures and the shining sun and I forgot the kids’ jackets. We could get away with no jackets sin...

AMERICA - Better Idea on Collage Campus Integration and Affirmative Action

"Class Action:  A Challenge to the Idea that Income Can Integrate America’s Campuses" by Nikole Hannah-Jones, ProPublica 4/24/2014ExcerptUpdate April 23, 2014:  The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative actio...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 24, 2014

SUPREME COURT - Bans on Affirmative Action

"Why the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s right to ban affirmative action" PBS NewsHour 4/22/2014ExcerptGWEN IFILL (NewsHour):  Affirmative action made its reappearance at the Supreme Court today, as the justices weighed in on a Michigan ballot...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 23, 2014

LIBERAL JUSTICE ON THE SUPREME DEFENDS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

JUSTICE SONIA SOTOMAYOR was nominated by President Obama She is of Puerto Rican descent She claims “affirmative action” “opened doors” for her that would otherwise be closed. TRANSLATION: “I couldn’t get into law s...
by Bonjukianpatten.com on Apr 22, 2014

Supreme Court Affirms Michigan’s Ban On Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Affirms Michigan’s Ban On Affirmative Action   The Supreme’s are saying that this ban on Affirmative action is constitutional. I believe that the school of thought on this is if everyone in america is treated equally th...
by Bonjukianpatten.com on Apr 22, 2014

Affirmative Action Today – Should We Still Be Talking About It?

By Chelsea Keeler MSW Candidate Say affirmative action – two of the hottest buzz words in past decades – and watch the negative response. But … The post Affirmative Action Today – Should We Still Be Talking About It? appeared first on The...
by The Political Social Worker on Apr 15, 2014

SUPREME COURT - Michigan's Stance on Affirmative Action vs Equal Rights

"Does a Mich. amendment prohibiting affirmative action violate equal protection?" PBS Newshour 10/15/2013 Excerpt SUMMARY:  The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether Michigan voters can pass a law that prohibits racial preference in colleg...
by Mage Soapbox on Oct 16, 2013

Political Rundown – Still Shut Down

Welcome to this week’s Political Rundown! Thank you so much for your positive responses last week! I’m looking forward to keeping this weekly update going. But, it’s difficult to find content right now. Given that the government is...
by The Book Whee on Oct 16, 2013

College Students Talk Affirmative Action - Video

What I want to know is how the white guy is helped from affirmative action?
by just a conservative girl on Jun 25, 2013

All in the Name of Diversity - Hiring Lifeguards - Skin Color Yes, Swimming Skills, Not So Much

Phoenix, Arizona apparently has a number of public pools.  Those pools need lifeguards.  That seems perfectly reasonable.  I would feel much more comfortable knowing that if my children were swimming that there would be someone who cou...
by just a conservative girl on Apr 10, 2013

Online Dating Rules For Women

Harlequin Romance Report* – 2012 Survey ResultsWomen who are casually dating cite significantly higher pressure (64%) than their counterparts who are either seriously dating or not dating at all. The rules that rise to the top of the importance...
by On Line Dating on Dec 28, 2012

You know you live in a Country run by idiots when….

You know you live in a Country run by idiots if….  A Muslim officer crying “Allah Akbar” while shooting up an army base is considered to have committed “Workplace Violence” while an American citizen boasting a Ron Paul...

Being Redefined

As I mentioned yesterday, the word, “offensive”, now holds a new meaning (telling the truth to those who don’t want to hear it). And today I want to look at how our society has used words and redefined them to suit their selfish desires. And he...


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