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Drowning in the waters of cultural decline

Race Issues
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 4/10/13, 10:50 am

Back in 2004 I read about a police department in Florida dropping the swimming requirement for officer candidates in order to attract more “diverse” recruits. I thought I’d heard everything. Why lower the standard of safety because it disproportionately affected blacks? A swimming requirement is racially neutral. Offer interested, non-swimming candidates lessons and help weaker swimmers improve before they apply. Or does the government think blacks are incapable of learning and improving?

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Banning racial discrimination is unconstitutional?

Race Issues
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 11/21/12, 01:35 pm

Last Thursday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled eight to seven that Michigan’s constitutional amendment that bans the government from granting preferences to or discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in employment, education, and contracting, was unconstitutional. The measure had passed in 2006 with 58 percent of the vote.

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Who's a racist?

Race Issues
by Cal Thomas
Posted 10/30/12, 10:35 am

On MSNBC's Ed Schultz program Friday night, the former chief of staff for Colin Powell, retired Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, said, of the Republican Party, "My party is full of racists … and the real reason a considerable portion of my party wants President Obama out of the White House has nothing to do with the content of his character, nothing to do with his competence as commander in chief and president, and everything to do with the color of his skin … that's despicable."

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