High court upholds Mich. affirmative action banHigh court upholds...

There are 20 comments on the WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg story from Apr 22, 2014, titled High court upholds Mich. affirmative action banHigh court upholds.... In it, WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg reports that:

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#22 Apr 25, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Why are you so afraid to compete with minorities ? Are you really so lacking in self-esteem and confidence?
Affirmative action is like me running a race where the 5 black guys I'm running against are automatically given a two minute headstart because their skin is darker than mine.

Why are people like you so afraid to compete with me? Are you really lacking in self-esteem and confidence??

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#23 Apr 25, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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Affirmative action is like me running a race where the 5 black guys I'm running against are automatically given a two minute headstart because their skin is darker than mine.
Why are people like you so afraid to compete with me? Are you really lacking in self-esteem and confidence??
To be more accurate in your analogy, the running of the race would be 5 white guys and you and Affirmative Action would add one more Black guy make two Black runners to five white guys (And the additional one Black guy might be Hispanic or more likely Asian ;not necessarily African-American. Affirmative Action isn't a perfect solution to segregation based on race , it certainly can use some tweaking , but it is better than what we suffered with before.
Right On

Omaha, NE

#25 Apr 27, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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Affirmative action is like me running a race where the 5 black guys I'm running against are automatically given a two minute headstart because their skin is darker than mine.
Why are people like you so afraid to compete with me? Are you really lacking in self-esteem and confidence??
Exactly!!!!!!!!!
Cordwainer Trout

Elizabethtown, KY

#26 Apr 27, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> To be more accurate in your analogy, the running of the race would be 5 white guys and you and Affirmative Action would add one more Black guy make two Black runners to five white guys (And the additional one Black guy might be Hispanic or more likely Asian ;not necessarily African-American. Affirmative Action isn't a perfect solution to segregation based on race , it certainly can use some tweaking , but it is better than what we suffered with before.
You never suffered anything. People have even sat back and watched you burn down your own neighbrohoods. White people and Mexican people have suffered at your hands and now suffer even more with the increasing violent Black crime rates. You slaughter your own babies because you can't control yourselves.
Jorja Fox

Nellysford, VA

#27 May 28, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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So, you still can't back up your opinion, eh? Treating people differently based on the color of their skin is racism. Because you support that, it makes you a racist. Welcome to reality, Bucko.
We live in a racist world. Affirmative action was an attempt to correct that. The Supreme Court seems to be saying racism no longer exists and we know racism is alive and well.

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#28 May 28, 2014
Jorja Fox wrote:
we know racism is alive and well.
I agree! Liberals like you interject race into every subject. As long people like you are obsessed with skin color while the rest of us are trying to treat all races equally, racism will always exist.

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#29 May 28, 2014
Cordwainer Trout wrote:
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You never suffered anything. People have even sat back and watched you burn down your own neighbrohoods. White people and Mexican people have suffered at your hands and now suffer even more with the increasing violent Black crime rates. You slaughter your own babies because you can't control yourselves.
There is more white on white violent crime than all minorities put together. Whitey is the white plague--Cancer --on the human race.

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#30 May 28, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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Affirmative action is like me running a race where the 5 black guys I'm running against are automatically given a two minute headstart because their skin is darker than mine.
Why are people like you so afraid to compete with me? Are you really lacking in self-esteem and confidence??
Before Affirmative Action , you were 'running the race ' all alone--you can't stand competition low-self-esteem ingrate for all that you have in socio-economic advantages over the rest of society

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#31 May 28, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> There is more white on white violent crime than all minorities put together. Whitey is the white plague--Cancer --on the human race.
You're wrong on that and I can prove it, however, since you made the statement, prove it.

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#32 May 28, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Before Affirmative Action , you were 'running the race ' all alone--you can't stand competition low-self-esteem ingrate for all that you have in socio-economic advantages over the rest of society
Affirmative action = "equality" for the uneducated, inexperienced, inept, lazy and just plain stupid.

Yeah, it has proven itself in all manners of ways. Just look to your local Wal-Mart or Burger King for confirmation.

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#33 May 29, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Before Affirmative Action , you were 'running the race ' all alone--you can't stand competition low-self-esteem ingrate for all that you have in socio-economic advantages over the rest of society
You want to treat people differently based solely on the color of their skin. That makes you the textbook definition of a racist. You'd make MLK proud.

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#34 May 29, 2014
Bama Yankee wrote:
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Affirmative action = "equality" for the uneducated, inexperienced, inept, lazy and just plain stupid.
Yeah, it has proven itself in all manners of ways. Just look to your local Wal-Mart or Burger King for confirmation.
Have Wal-Mart and Burger King raise their minimum wage to $12 dollars an hour or more then watch what happens. You won't need affirmative action anymore as Blacks and other minorities begin to climb back in the Middle Class --expansion of the Middle Class ended when neo-Nazi Reagan was elected --why do you think that was?
Jorja Fox

Eagle Rock, VA

#35 May 29, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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I agree! Liberals like you interject race into every subject. As long people like you are obsessed with skin color while the rest of us are trying to treat all races equally, racism will always exist.
"While the rest of us are ""trying"" to treat all races equally." And you can say that with a straight face----that is why we need affirmative action--some people don't ""try"" hard enough.

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#36 May 29, 2014
Jorja Fox wrote:
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"While the rest of us are ""trying"" to treat all races equally." And you can say that with a straight face----that is why we need affirmative action--some people don't ""try"" hard enough.
You're a flaming racist. Must be hell being wrong all of the time, eh?

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#37 May 29, 2014
If your house was on fire and your family trapped inside, which firefighter would you prefer to kick down the door and rescue them?

The 6'4, 230 pound white guy who got hired because he beat out 50 other qualified candidates?Or the 5'5, 100 pound black chick who only got hired because of the color of her skin?
Jorja Fox

Eagle Rock, VA

#38 May 30, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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You're a flaming racist. Must be hell being wrong all of the time, eh?
You need to look into the mirror.

Why does giving minorities a fair chance bother you so much? You know as well as I do that a minority applicant will never get a job in some parts of this country.
Jorja Fox

Eagle Rock, VA

#39 May 30, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
If your house was on fire and your family trapped inside, which firefighter would you prefer to kick down the door and rescue them?
The 6'4, 230 pound white guy who got hired because he beat out 50 other qualified candidates?Or the 5'5, 100 pound black chick who only got hired because of the color of her skin?
The little girl wouldn't even qualify for the job....so your question is nonsense.

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#40 May 30, 2014
Jorja Fox wrote:
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The little girl wouldn't even qualify for the job....so your question is nonsense.
Wong! That's my point. Affirmative Action lowers the standards for minorities so that they can better compete with their white counterparts. Not anymore though :)

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Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#41 May 30, 2014
Jorja Fox wrote:
You know as well as I do that a minority applicant will never get a job in some parts of this country.
You're obviously deranged. This isn't the 1950s anymore. If anything, companies are bending over backwards to include minorities with their organizations because it's the PC thing to do nowadays.

You treat people differently based on skin color. That makes you a racist, plain and simple.

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#43 May 31, 2014
Sneaky Pete wrote:
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You're obviously deranged. This isn't the 1950s anymore. If anything, companies are bending over backwards to include minorities with their organizations because it's the PC thing to do nowadays.
You treat people differently based on skin color. That makes you a racist, plain and simple.
It's worse than the 1950's . Companies are 'bending over backwards today' to suppress average worker wages , make it more expensive to go to college by selling student college loans with hidden fees and huge usury interest rates attached to them, barely meeting minimum federal standards on workplace safety---but companies are paying their mostly White Male CEO's enormous billion-dollar salaries and stock-option pension benefits. Why not propose profit-sharing and stock option plans for the weak rank and file average plant workers? When was the time that Companies paid equal pay for equal work to Black or Women executives compared to their White Male peers? Never!

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