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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    No one's under any obligation to be overt about their racism. So if a college picks a white student over a black student for racist reasons, and both students are equally qualified, how do you prove it?
    Yet you have many colleges picking black students over white students for racist reasons and they're not at all shy about it, yet liberals don't want to talk about that.
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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Yet you have many colleges picking black students over white students for racist reasons and they're not at all shy about it, yet liberals don't want to talk about that.
    I think that's a valid concern and you should definitely take it up with them. If a college picks a white student over a black student for racist reasons, and both students are equally qualified, how do you prove it?

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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    If you are for this, you are for segregation. If you are against this, you are for discrimination.

    Sad we can't have equality.
    We went from sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me to safe spaces.

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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    If you are for this, you are for segregation. If you are against this, you are for discrimination.

    Sad we can't have equality.
    Sad we can't have a decent educational system like Germany, Japan or the Netherlands. In the USA, whether or not you go to U of M's engineering or law school depends a lot on in which zip code you were born and raised. If you went to public school in Waterford or the other well to do sections of Oakland County, you stand a 1000x better chance of going to the state's top school than if you're from Detroit or even Pontiac.

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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    White people whining about affirmative action always struck me as silly. It's not like we have too many people of color in the top tier schools. So what if a few underprivileged kids catch a break and a white kid or two has to go to Michigan State?

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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    I think that's a valid concern and you should definitely take it up with them. If a college picks a white student over a black student for racist reasons, and both students are equally qualified, how do you prove it?
    If you can't prove it, why are you so concerned that it's going on? How do you know it's happening? We can prove that colleges are picking black students over white students, yet you just have a "feeling" that the reverse is happening.
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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    If you can't prove it, why are you so concerned that it's going on? How do you know it's happening? We can prove that colleges are picking black students over white students, yet you just have a "feeling" that the reverse is happening.
    Do you deny it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Yet you have many colleges picking black students over white students for racist reasons and they're not at all shy about it, yet liberals don't want to talk about that.
    If a marginal white student is passed over for an exceptional black kid, I think that's a good thing.

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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Let us hope that this is simply one step in getting rid OF ALL PREFERENCES in college admissions. And I do mean ALL. If we want to admit the most qualified based on HS GPA and some test scores like the SAT's - then lets use those and let in the best and deny admission to anybody else not making that standard of admission.

    How many here would support that?
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    Re: High Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    White people whining about affirmative action always struck me as silly. It's not like we have too many people of color in the top tier schools. So what if a few underprivileged kids catch a break and a white kid or two has to go to Michigan State?
    That is my favorite part. It is reverse racism. Screw him because he is white. Let's not judge him on his merit.
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