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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

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    I can't wait until China bombs the **** out of Chinese Taipei. That way we won't have to hear Chinese Taipei's little scrawny bitches complaining about how evil China is. See? I can act like a pussy and make ad homs without mentioning names too.
    funny how you knew exactly who they were talking about. i guess the shoe does fit.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    You'd have to ask Aunt S, I don't know the details of the study. But when it comes to criminal profiling you're correct that whites constitute the vast majority of those.
    So I'm thinking that the results of those studies might not be as depressing as she thought. Maybe they picked blacks for certain crimes because they are the ones most often associated with those crimes. Not racist, just logical thinking maybe?
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    There is something to be said for there being issues both culturally that are keeping some minorities down, as well as treatment in mainstream news (Missing White Woman syndrome, anybody?).

    However when the laws on the books are truly looked at, it kind of does suck to be a white, middle-class male, as the number of laws, policies, procedures etc. which discriminate against you are staggering. Applying for a job? Better hope no one applying is not a white man, otherwise you're screwed. Often times because of how easy it is to sue for perceived discrimination these days.

    Going to college? Not unless you scored perfectly on the SATs, have the coveted "My family is rich" scholarship, or are an ethnic minority.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    So I'm thinking that the results of those studies might not be as depressing as she thought. Maybe they picked blacks for certain crimes because they are the ones most often associated with those crimes. Not racist, just logical thinking maybe?
    I think the issue she was talking about was that portrayals of crime and race in the media end up distorting our perception of reality.

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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    funny how you knew exactly who they were talking about. i guess the shoe does fit.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    I went there this past summer. What makes you think I haven't been there? I was agreeing with you about the cultural thing and suggesting that parenting is a significant factor when it comes to academic success and how hard a child tries in school.
    Parenting isn't much of a factor here... parenting is pretty lousy on the whole... kids spend all of their time in school or in cram schools nowadays... it is cultural, but not so much parenting... especially once kids have reached middle school...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barbbtx View Post
    So I'm thinking that the results of those studies might not be as depressing as she thought. Maybe they picked blacks for certain crimes because they are the ones most often associated with those crimes. Not racist, just logical thinking maybe?
    Also, as they makeup less than 20% of the population in most areas, they are almost never most often actually associated with those crimes. However, the news media does love a nice story of black people with guns.

    Plus inherent racial prejudices still exist in many parts of the country.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maquiscat View Post
    Ah but look at 3rd and 4th generation immigrants of almost any origin. Chances are their work ethic is a lot lower than those that moved here. Even among whites there is a lot of entitlement mentality.
    I think there is some truth in this statement...
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    Parenting isn't much of a factor here... parenting is pretty lousy on the whole... kids spend all of their time in school or in cram schools nowadays... it is cultural, but not so much parenting... especially once kids have reached middle school...
    Well personally I think it's parents that teach and infuse their kids with work ethic. When I was in elementary school, my parents were always standing over my shoulder making sure I was getting my work done. By middle school I was handling my own stuff pretty well. And then I went off to college and got a little crazy living on campus and my grades were ****ty, and my parents made me move back home. I'm kind of ashamed to say I still have a lot of growing up to do even at 20, but I know if my parents weren't there to push me at the very beginning I'd be in a very different place right now.
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