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Watch Fox guest explode when activist calls Affirmative Action ban ‘racist’

Jennifer Gratz, CEO and founder of XIV Foundation, on Sunday blasted Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor for opposing a recent supreme court ruling which gave states the right to ban Affirmative Action. In a 6-2 decision on Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved initiative banning affirmative action in Michigan,…

Law professor: Supreme Court could send affirmative action to the ashbin

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley said Tuesday night that the U.S. Supreme Court probably has enough votes to rule against racial preference in college admissions. On Countdown with Keith Olbermann, he noted that Justice Anthony Kennedy, who very often determines contentious cases, had previously voted against affirmative action.…

Why are Republicans acting like the election was sprung on them by surprise?

There’s something intensely hilarious about Republicans acting like the election season was announced on them out of nowhere, giving them no time to prepare a suitable candidate. Steve Kornacki has an article about why the “white knight” fantasies Republicans are indulging, where some great candidate that can unify the nuts…

Supreme Court to hear case on affirmative action

The Supreme Court announced Tuesday morning that it will review affirmative action for the first time in almost a decade after a white student was denied acceptance into the University of Texas, according to The Associated Press. The case is being brought to the highest court after the 5th Court…

The most important Tumblr of all time has finally been born

I'm skeptical of claims that "affirmative action" means that unqualified people are getting the best jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities. With one exception: white dudes.  While many, many white dudes are objectively awesome, some of them—I'll just say it—have been graded on the curves of their white penises.   Which…

The least surprising reactions in the world pile up

Michelle Malkin put up that picture to discredit Colin Powell. Her caption is “Gravitas”. Perhaps she would feel he’s more dignified if he issued his endorsement while dressed as a cheerleader. I have yet to see a conservative grappling with this that avoids the temptation to race bait. Malkin comes…

Found Lacking

John McCain “lacks interest” in cultural issues like same-sex adoption and his own position on affirmative action. That’s nice-ese for “the pungent stench of John McCain’s own fail may one day force us to buy an air freshener”. Today, however, is not that day.…

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