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No Whites Need Apply For Bill Gates Scholarship
Gates Millennium Scholars ^ | 02/03/10 | me

Posted on 02/04/2010 8:26:19 PM PST by DwFry

Bill Gates has made his scholarship fund off limits to white teenagers. The Gates Millennium Scholarship fund is financed by a $1 Billion endowment Bill Gates made in 1999. The fund explicitly denies eligibility to white students.

“Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they: Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American;"


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1 posted on 02/04/2010 8:26:19 PM PST by DwFry
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To: DwFry

The Asians will prolly snap up almost all of them.


2 posted on 02/04/2010 8:27:11 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: DwFry

I think was posted several weeks ago.
The bottom line its his money and he can give it to whom ever he wants.


3 posted on 02/04/2010 8:27:38 PM PST by svcw (If you are going to quote the Bible know what you are quoting.)
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To: svcw

True. But I’m sure it was a lot of whitey buying his software that put him in the position to give to non whites.


4 posted on 02/04/2010 8:29:37 PM PST by VicVega (Saints are marching to Miami to win the Super Bowl.)
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To: DwFry

Well at least it’s not racist. :)


5 posted on 02/04/2010 8:30:00 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: VicVega

Well, then it’s whitey’s fault.


6 posted on 02/04/2010 8:30:47 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: svcw

Absolutely.

Lord help him if he attempted the opposite.


7 posted on 02/04/2010 8:31:33 PM PST by sayfer bullets ("...and if it stops moving, subsidize it." - RR)
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To: svcw
There could be some repercussions if he gives scholarship recipients preferential hiring opportunities. What is his justification?
8 posted on 02/04/2010 8:31:50 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: VicVega
So. Its his money.

9 posted on 02/04/2010 8:32:10 PM PST by svcw (If you are going to quote the Bible know what you are quoting.)
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To: DwFry

To be fair, there are scholarships only open to whites, to Norwegian descendants, to women, to rural students, etc.

I know, I had some of them.


10 posted on 02/04/2010 8:32:25 PM PST by Gingersnap
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To: svcw

No he can’t. If he specified whites only all hell would break loose, or even if he specified all races except for black, all hell would break loose. This is the new racism and we are just taking it, and it doesn’t matter that Gates is white, it is still racism.

I agree with you in theory that he should be able to give the money to whom he wants and if that was actually the case, that he could give it to whites only etc, then so be it.


11 posted on 02/04/2010 8:32:56 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: Gingersnap

Where are there White only scholarships?

Got a link?


12 posted on 02/04/2010 8:33:45 PM PST by DwFry (Baby Boomers Killed Western Civilization!)
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To: J Edgar
Justification? He doesn't need one.
But if you read the requirements to even apply, he tells you. Hiring is not the same thing as scholarships.
13 posted on 02/04/2010 8:34:22 PM PST by svcw (If you are going to quote the Bible know what you are quoting.)
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To: DwFry
He should mark his products then that he is going to discriminate against whites with the profit..
14 posted on 02/04/2010 8:34:58 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: DwFry

It’s how liberals view the world.


15 posted on 02/04/2010 8:35:06 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: svcw

“The bottom line its his money and he can give it to whom ever he wants.”

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Yes, he can, but, I hope he rues his decision someday.


16 posted on 02/04/2010 8:35:06 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: DwFry

Scholarships should not be based on race but on a totality of circumstances.


17 posted on 02/04/2010 8:35:47 PM PST by StilettoRaksha
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To: DwFry

54% of Hispanics describe themselves as white.


18 posted on 02/04/2010 8:35:59 PM PST by kabar
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To: svcw

Then so should landlords, employers and sellers


19 posted on 02/04/2010 8:36:09 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Gingersnap

To be fair, there are scholarships only open to whites, to Norwegian descendants, to women, to rural students, etc.

I know, I had some of them.

Where are these?? Rev AL and the NAACP would be all over that!


20 posted on 02/04/2010 8:36:35 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: DwFry
Bill Gates has made his scholarship fund off limits to white teenagers.

One of his scholarship funds. He's got others. The Gates Millenium Scholarship is apparently intended for low-income minority students.
21 posted on 02/04/2010 8:36:46 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: DwFry
Are whites still buying the products he sells? Is Bill "redistributing his wealth"?

Bill Gates - Listing of Political Contributions

22 posted on 02/04/2010 8:38:13 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: HerrBlucher

Ok. As someone who help kids get scholarships, there are race or ethnic scholarships all over the place.
You can get a scholarship because you are Italian or French, whatever.
Gates could have easily (and I don’t know if he hasn’t) given scholarship to German girls over six feet tall.
My SiL got a scholarship because he 50% Scott and left handed.
Its Gates money.


23 posted on 02/04/2010 8:38:29 PM PST by svcw (If you are going to quote the Bible know what you are quoting.)
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To: svcw

Can you name one “Whites Only” scholarship?


24 posted on 02/04/2010 8:40:49 PM PST by DwFry (Baby Boomers Killed Western Civilization!)
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To: svcw

German can mean any race. Lets see him specify whites only, he would catch hell, and you know it.


25 posted on 02/04/2010 8:41:24 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: DwFry

My son is half-Asian and his last name is Dutch. I suppose I should send in a picture of him with his application. /sarc


26 posted on 02/04/2010 8:42:01 PM PST by pray4liberty (Luke 21:17 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake.)
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To: svcw
“Hiring is not the same thing as scholarships.”

This is understood, but if scholarship recipients are given preference in hiring at Microsoft, then I believe a legal argument can be made that this scholarship racial profiling will be reflected in hiring opportunities, and therefore facilitates racial employment discrimination.

27 posted on 02/04/2010 8:45:36 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: 1rudeboy

Yes, yes it is.


28 posted on 02/04/2010 8:47:27 PM PST by VicVega (Saints are marching to Miami to win the Super Bowl.)
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To: svcw

its Gates Mo-Knee,

But dats why i gonna by a Mac..........


29 posted on 02/04/2010 8:48:33 PM PST by beericus (Putting the cool in conservatism, dip in the hip and a glid in the stride.)
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To: svcw

Bottom line is actually, he is a racist. He uses his money to promote racism.


30 posted on 02/04/2010 8:48:36 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: DwFry

A self-hating racist.


31 posted on 02/04/2010 8:50:40 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: svcw
My SiL got a scholarship because he 50% Scott and left handed.

Why didn't I know about that one? I've got a couple of people in my family who would qualify on those grounds.

32 posted on 02/04/2010 8:51:09 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SaraJohnson; svcw

See #9 for the response svcw will give you. I’ll save you some scroll time. But she wrote it so well.

“Sooooo. It’s his money”.

Yes, SJ, I agree with your comment.


33 posted on 02/04/2010 8:53:57 PM PST by VicVega (Saints are marching to Miami to win the Super Bowl.)
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To: DwFry
Just to make a point, those people who find Gates' scholarship program offensive could all start their own program.

Anyone could advertise (almost free on the internet) their own annual $100 scholarship competition, open only to students who meet their specific criteria.

Imagine the feedback: One hundred dollar scholarship competition, open only to white, heterosexual, conservative, American citizen, homeschooled, etc., whatever else it takes to narrow down the applicants to kids exactly like my own.

34 posted on 02/04/2010 8:54:55 PM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: VicVega

Whiteys for Mac and Linux!


35 posted on 02/04/2010 8:56:43 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: AnotherUnixGeek
“The Gates Millenium Scholarship is apparently intended for low-income minority students. “

So what happens to poor white kids in Billy's world? Are they tossed under the bus just because Billy is a guilty ridden lib-tard?

36 posted on 02/04/2010 8:57:10 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: svcw

He was lucky he got the trust fund...not all whites are that lucky.


37 posted on 02/04/2010 8:58:06 PM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He must be a fool. Maybe his father is the one who cataputeled his company to number one in the United States. There are so many whites who cannot afford or even be accepted to universities because their parents earn a certain level income, but still in reality not enough to enroll them in colleges that charge the unrealistic fees the universities are charging them today. This very rich man, with no contact with the realities of life, is helping to keep America under par with the rest of the world. Please, America, stop idolizing someone just because he has achieved success in some particular field and become so wealthy in the process. Brilliant and creative Americans are being overlooked because of these softhearted, bleeding hearts, who have achieved prominence for their achievements in one particular field, and feel they should be more benevolent to society. Someone once said, “charity begins at home”. To some extent this may be true.


38 posted on 02/04/2010 8:58:55 PM PST by imme09
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To: DwFry

American Americans need not apply.


39 posted on 02/04/2010 8:58:57 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: DwFry
Every time you don't pirate MS software, you support racism.

Really.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

40 posted on 02/04/2010 8:59:18 PM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: J Edgar

Or local minorities — poor whites in an almost-black neighborhood?


41 posted on 02/04/2010 8:59:36 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

LOL.

I Mac.


42 posted on 02/04/2010 9:00:40 PM PST by VicVega (Saints are marching to Miami to win the Super Bowl.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“Whiteys for Mac and Linux!”

If only I could translate that into a car license plate!


43 posted on 02/04/2010 9:01:23 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: J Edgar
So what happens to poor white kids in Billy's world? Are they tossed under the bus just because Billy is a guilty ridden lib-tard?

These scholarships IMHO are a pre-emptive strategy to discourage lawsuits against Microsoft, whose workforce is almost exclusively white and Asian.

I doubt there is any guilt or ideology behind the situation. It's just business.

44 posted on 02/04/2010 9:02:45 PM PST by freespirited (Congratulations Senator Brown. One down, 59 to go.)
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To: imme09

It’s widely rumored that Bill Gates has Asperger’s syndrome — a mild form of something that, when severe, is usually called autism. The person is intensely single minded, almost an idiot savant. It’s the reason that Bill Gates wrote the most clever software and cut the shrewdest business deals, yet never foresaw the Windows virus.


45 posted on 02/04/2010 9:03:19 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: svcw
Obama should take it away from him.
46 posted on 02/04/2010 9:03:37 PM PST by Big Horn (Rebuild the GOP to a conservative party)
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To: svcw

IIRC some years ago, the court overturned a will that left money to fund a school for fatherless white boys.


47 posted on 02/04/2010 9:04:17 PM PST by freespirited (Congratulations Senator Brown. One down, 59 to go.)
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To: beericus

My next one will be a Mac as well. Whites can just stop buying his products, too. He ought to not mind that, given the scholarships are targeted at non-whites.


48 posted on 02/04/2010 9:04:32 PM PST by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion. Pray for Obama,Psalms109:8)
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To: svcw
The bottom line its his money and he can give it to whom ever he wants

In a perfect world.

Steven Girard from way back Philadelphia left a fortune to establish what came to be known as Girard College for poor white males. Was always projected as a model operation with first class results.

Back in the fifties or early sixties a Philadelphia NAACP activist, Cecil B Moore, sued, won and the the will of Steven Girard was broken.

http://www.philly.com/dailynews/local/20100107_Girard_College_is_focal_point_for_MLK_day_of_service.html

Hey, they're just the facts.

49 posted on 02/04/2010 9:04:43 PM PST by MurrietaMadman (Luke 23:31)
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To: DwFry

He has no use for whites except to buy his products.


50 posted on 02/04/2010 9:06:15 PM PST by curth (Sarah Palin: Fighting for the Soul Of America)
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