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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    but yet, even with all these "black only" scholarships, many black people want to whine, cry, bitch and piss themselves about how unfair the system is.

    if you are black and want to go to college, there are plenty of grants/scholarships/etc available to minorities to help you

    if you are white and want to go to college, there ain't **** for you and you are SOL unless you can afford to pay for it yourself
    I'm white and I received four scholarships (two for undergrad and two for b-school). They were merit-based and open to everyone regardless of race. People who blame minorities because they didn't excel enough to receive a merit scholarship are just bitter and looking to avoid responsibility for their own actions.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    I'm white and I received four scholarships (two for undergrad and two for b-school). They were merit-based and open to everyone regardless of race. People who blame minorities because they didn't excel enough to receive a merit scholarship are just bitter and looking to avoid responsibility for their own actions.
    bolded is the point. they were open to everyone.

    minorities who blame white people because, even though they did not have to excel, they lacked the motivation to try are just bitter and looking to avoid responsibility for their own actions.


    the point is, there is no excuse for a minority person to not go to college. in addtition to all the regular scholarships that white can get, they get special minority only opportunities. and they still want to piss and moan about the system not being "fair".


    FWIW, I got a scholarship for undergrad. so I am not "blaming minorities" for anything.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    bolded is the point. they were open to everyone.

    minorities who blame white people because, even though they did not have to excel, they lacked the motivation to try are just bitter and looking to avoid responsibility for their own actions.


    the point is, there is no excuse for a minority person to not go to college. in addtition to all the regular scholarships that white can get, they get special minority only opportunities. and they still want to piss and moan about the system not being "fair".


    FWIW, I got a scholarship for undergrad. so I am not "blaming minorities" for anything.
    I'll tell you what. I'll be less sympathetic to minority complaints that the system isn't fair, as soon as we have equality of opportunity for all races in education, health care, and criminal justice. Deal?
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    I'll tell you what. I'll be less sympathetic to minority complaints that the system isn't fair, as soon as we have equality of opportunity for all races in education, health care, and criminal justice. Deal?
    we already do.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    we already do.
    Then what is your explanation for why minorities are statistically more likely to drop out of school, less likely to go to college, more likely to live below the poverty line, and more likely to end up in prison? Genetic inferiority?
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBook View Post
    Are you kidding? With today's low recruitment rates it's very, very hard to get kicked out for something like incompetence. You'll get punished, sure, but not cut off from the teet of the american taxpayer. My best friend has told me enough stories about incompetence in the Army he's seen over the past 3 years to back this up with lots of examples. Plus the stories I've heard from my two cousins in the Marines and Navy (both career), and another friend in the Airforce.

    A good chunk of those in the military are basically those who can't succeed in the real world, and drag down the service for those who don't join up for self-serving reasons.
    This is so wrong. First of all, the military itself has slowed if not practically stopped recruitment, especially in certain services and for anyone that doesn't have at least a high school diploma. The Navy is looking for ways to put people out. The military is downsizing. There are not more opportunities available in the mililtary because a) in bad economies many people, even those with college degrees, try to join and b) the government has less money to actually spend on personnel, so they downsize.

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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Then what is your explanation for why minorities are statistically more likely to drop out of school, less likely to go to college, more likely to live below the poverty line, and more likely to end up in prison? Genetic inferiority?
    culture? why does it have to be whitey's fault? talking about looking to blame someone else for your own lack of responsibility.

    does whitey force the black kids to drop out of HS?

    does whitey force black kids to not apply for the plethora of minority only college scholarships?

    thanks to affirmative actions, those minorities with the motiviation to do so can get the same jobs as any white person

    does whitey force blacks to commit crimes?


    maybe minorities should ask themselves "what am I doing wrong?" instead of "who can I blame for my lack of success?"
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Temporal View Post
    I wish this group existed while I was in college, although I didn't grow up in Texas.

    Help should be given out based on individual need, not based on whether one belongs to an ethnic group.

    I know a South African white guy who fled his country because of violence against whites. Now he is struggling in Canada to make a life for himself, but he can't get scholarships because he is WHITE. It's a joke. He went to fill out university applications, and they ask: "Are you a visible minority?" He had to say no. That is basically like saying if your skin is WHITE, you cannot get financial help or reduced tuition.

    The system needs to be MERIT BASED. If you can't afford school, then you have merit for scholarships. I am tired of the reverse racism.
    I think it's ridiculous that 'whites' who are in majority in all of the US try to claim that they've actually been denied something becaue of race.

    All that happens is someone puts their application in - and it's processed *last* when it comes down to the last spots available. . . my advice: don't be the late-comer to the party.

    Regardless of how people feel about it - being white comes with advantages. It doesn't matter if you WANT that or FEEL that - it IS how things go when your race is in the majority.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    culture? why does it have to be whitey's fault? talking about looking to blame someone else for your own lack of responsibility.

    does whitey force the black kids to drop out of HS?

    does whitey force black kids to not apply for the plethora of minority only college scholarships?

    thanks to affirmative actions, those minorities with the motiviation to do so can get the same jobs as any white person

    does whitey force blacks to commit crimes?


    maybe minorities should ask themselves "what am I doing wrong?" instead of "who can I blame for my lack of success?"
    Culture, huh? Let's back up one step further then: If all races have equality of opportunity, what is your explanation for why some have cultures that discourage productive behavior and others don't? Genetic inferiority?

    Keep going, you're on a roll today. Don't worry, I won't "blame whitey." Far be it from me to call you a racist piece of ****.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Regardless of how people feel about it - being white comes with advantages. .
    list some and be specific. I am always hearing about this "white privilege" but no one ever seems to give any details. It's always a vague, generalized blanket statement "you've benefitted from being white"

    maybe those born rich have benefitted from being white, but tell some white kid born in a trailer park to a welfare mom how much he benefitted from being white.

    it much more "rich privilege" than it is about being white.
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