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Bias and bigotry in academia
World Net Daily ^ | July 19, 2010 | Patrick Buchanan

Posted on 07/20/2010 3:58:34 AM PDT by John.Galt2012

"To have the same chance of gaining admission as a black student with a SAT score of 1100, a Hispanic student otherwise equally matched in background characteristics would have to have 1230, a white student a 1410, and an Asian student a 1550."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: academia; blackstudents; preferences

1 posted on 07/20/2010 3:58:34 AM PDT by John.Galt2012
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To: John.Galt2012

Clearly the SAT test is biased.


2 posted on 07/20/2010 4:01:25 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: John.Galt2012
I thought colleges each had a set standard, regardless of race - just wishful thinking, I guess!
3 posted on 07/20/2010 4:03:50 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre

The best way to reduce racism would be to remove the “race identification” block on all applications. If you don’t know the race of an applicant, it makes it much harder to discriminate....IMHO


4 posted on 07/20/2010 4:10:21 AM PDT by John.Galt2012 (I'll take Liberty and you can keep the "Change"!)
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To: John.Galt2012

Obviously, it’s considered perfectly OK to discriminate against hard working intelligent achievers.


5 posted on 07/20/2010 4:12:34 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (How can I annoy a liberal today?)
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To: John.Galt2012

Say Pat, how about Spitzer getting your old job?


6 posted on 07/20/2010 4:12:54 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: John.Galt2012
The best way to reduce racism would be to remove the “race identification” block on all applications.

An even better way would involve hiding the applicants' name and sex from the admissions decider as well, as it is possible in many cases to discern a person's race and sex from this information. Have these decisions made strictly based on academic criteria without knowing at all what the names, races and sexes are of the applicants.

7 posted on 07/20/2010 4:13:48 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: John.Galt2012
agreed - whole heartedly!
8 posted on 07/20/2010 4:17:40 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: John.Galt2012
Never underestimate the power of the white male.

                            -- Micheal Savage
  

9 posted on 07/20/2010 4:27:48 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Paladin2
Clearly the SAT test is biased.

Of course it isn't. It is those who set the varying standards for the race/caste system that are biased. And they pass that bias on to all the students, because you must buy into that phoney mind-set: "All animals are equal in unequal ways." New-speak or double-think? It's not new, because hypocrisy is as old as civiization, probably a bit older.

This article at last explains the phenomenon of BHO. He probably got extra credit for being able to sign his own name. Even though we can't be sure just what his real name is.

10 posted on 07/20/2010 4:29:25 AM PDT by ARepublicanForAllReasons (Darn, lost my tagline... something about boarders, in-laws and bad language.)
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To: John.Galt2012

We now live in a color coded anti-white male feminized society that has been rubber stamped by the Supreme Disappointment. A Constitution not followed is worse than no Constitution at all. This state of affairs breeds contempt for the government in the intelligent, and a sentimental belief in the phony protections it was supposed to have in the weak minded. As such, the Constitution now provides a fig leaf for the naked aggression of the socialist statist agenda.


11 posted on 07/20/2010 4:31:18 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: AliVeritas

Thanks Pat, we all know the marxists scoured the web in search of racism... thanks for phoning it in.

They will scream racist in 5, 4, 3, 2...

(We all know it doesn’t matter whether it’s true or not)


12 posted on 07/20/2010 4:33:57 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray. Stop Barrystroika.)
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To: John.Galt2012

And they said that civil rights policy was supposed to “level the playing field.”


13 posted on 07/20/2010 4:36:41 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: John.Galt2012

CWII in 5, 4, 3...

LLS


14 posted on 07/20/2010 5:02:01 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Jack Hammer

If a person’s head tilts to the Left, then a “level” playing field would also tilt to the Left.


15 posted on 07/20/2010 5:02:20 AM PDT by Pecos
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To: John.Galt2012

Harvard will lose its “prestige” in a few years.
Clearly it will have to “adjust” its grading system to accomodate those who got in with lower test scores.
Perhaps they will do away with grades altogether, or, since it is such a “progressive thinking” institution, they will take a few points from those who do well and give them to the partiers and less studious.


16 posted on 07/20/2010 5:14:16 AM PDT by a real Sheila (REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
CWII in 5, 4, 3...

Looking for the exit. Unfortunately, the exit door will be blocked and eventually we'll have to physically fight our way out. Some things never change. Truth be told, I would actually prefer a desperate fight to the bitter end with "those people", crave it.

17 posted on 07/20/2010 5:24:16 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: a real Sheila
Harvard will lose its “prestige” in a few years.
Clearly it will have to “adjust” its grading system to accomodate those who got in with lower test scores.
Perhaps they will do away with grades altogether, or, since it is such a “progressive thinking” institution, they will take a few points from those who do well and give them to the partiers and less studious.

I wish that were true. The problem is that Harvard has a large amount of class valedictorians entering its freshman class every year from the top private and public schools in the country. Yes, Harvard does admit some minority students with lesser credentials who are regulated to African American studies and other p.c. type non-rigorous majors. But the core major studies are populated with the cream of the crop and the cream keeps beating down the doors to get in.

Harvard didn't change its standards they just added a couple of wings to place the people who don't belong there.

18 posted on 07/20/2010 5:53:36 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: John.Galt2012

Simple, just claim you are black. It worked for Mr. Skittles.


19 posted on 07/20/2010 6:17:40 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: central_va

I hope and pray that we do not see fighting... it is not something anyone wants to go through... but if it starts... I’ll stand beside you and other patriots. I have been preparing for years.

LLS


20 posted on 07/20/2010 6:20:21 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: John.Galt2012
Do not judge them by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. --MLK

HA! That's pretty funny, Dr. King! --Harvard et al Admissions Dept.

Patrick J. Buchanan bump to the top. The Culture War rages on.

21 posted on 07/20/2010 7:02:08 AM PDT by d-back
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