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Obama To Unleash Racial-Preferences Juggernaut
IBD ^ | 11/9/2012

Posted on 11/11/2012 6:06:26 PM PST by Altura Ct.

...President Obama intends to close "persistent gaps" between whites and minorities in everything from credit scores and homeownership to test scores and graduation rates.

His remedy — short of new affirmative-action legislation — is to sue financial companies, schools and employers based on "disparate impact" complaints — a stealthy way to achieve racial preferences, opposed 2 to 1 by Americans.

Under this broad interpretation of civil-rights law, virtually any organization can be held liable for race bias if it maintains a policy that negatively impacts one racial group more than another — even if it has no racist motive and applies the policy evenly across all groups.

Equal Outcomes

This means that even race-neutral rules for mortgage underwriting and consumer credit scoring potentially can be deemed racist if prosecutors can produce statistics showing they tend to result in adverse outcomes for blacks or Latinos.

Already, Attorney General Eric Holder has used the club of disparate-impact lawsuits to beat almost $500 million in loan set-asides and other claims out of the nation's largest banks.

In addition to the financial settlements — which include millions in funding for affordable-housing activists — Bank of America, Wells Fargo and SunTrust have all agreed to adopt more minority-friendly lending policies...

Hiring Criminals

...Those who reject minority applicants for credit cards or charge them higher loan rates had better be prepared to prove to Cordray's diversity cops they aren't racist. Many have already decided it's safer to give black and Latino applicants preferential treatment, which of course is racism of another kind.

Other targets of the administration's "racial justice" juggernaut include: standardized academic testing, professional licensing examinations, employee background checks, voter ID requirements, student disciplinary codes, prison sentencing guidelines.

The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.investors.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: affirmativeaction; communistagenda; hugomugabe; nigazi; obamabackinbusiness; obamabacktobusiness; obamugabe; quotas; racialpreferences; racism
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1 posted on 11/11/2012 6:06:29 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

Will this be applied equally in the cesspool cities like Philadelphia, Chicago, Deetroit, etc., where Democrats OWN the government jobs, top to bottom, and they are 75%+ black in most cases?


2 posted on 11/11/2012 6:10:33 PM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Didn’t they do that with home mortgages? What could go wrong? Will affirmative action people run nuclear power plants?


3 posted on 11/11/2012 6:13:22 PM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Nachum

Ping


4 posted on 11/11/2012 6:15:54 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Altura Ct.

There is no telling what this crazy racist sumbi7ch will do now that he hasn’t got to run again.


5 posted on 11/11/2012 6:18:45 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Altura Ct.

“The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.”

wtf


6 posted on 11/11/2012 6:20:17 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Altura Ct.
What about the government then. How many blacks and Hispanics are in office? Are the going to sue themselves too?
7 posted on 11/11/2012 6:22:33 PM PST by knak (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing)
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To: Altura Ct.
Drumming up business for his shyster tort lawyer donors.

Even if businesses are coerced by Obama to institute racist policies those policies will still cause them to be sued and the lawyers make a killing on both sides.

Obama has already shown his contempt for the lower courts and he has a dear dear friend wearing knee pads under his robe for him in the CJ of the SCOTUS.

8 posted on 11/11/2012 6:24:09 PM PST by Happy Rain ("Old White Male Conservative and you can kiss my bleeping bleep!!!")
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To: Altura Ct.

Another hidden agenda from the voters.

Idiot Americans.


9 posted on 11/11/2012 6:25:08 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Altura Ct.

Wait, stop, I’m confused...since 0bama won with all these diversity voters...didn’t they become the new majority?

And if they are the new majority, doesn’t that make the rest of victims?


10 posted on 11/11/2012 6:25:40 PM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: yldstrk
If I'm guaranteed to an outcome which is equal to your outcome, without regard to merit -- I can sure guarantee you that I won't be working hard. At all. In fact, if I find myself working harder than you, I'm going to feel a fool. Nope. That's not for me. I'll let you be the hard worker. I'll kick back and just get my equal outcome on the mellow side.

Now: is that attitude going to permit a viable society? or will it ensure a society in steep decline?

11 posted on 11/11/2012 6:26:01 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: Venturer

Boy, it is on like donkey kong.

He must laugh himself to sleep each night.


12 posted on 11/11/2012 6:26:14 PM PST by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Isn’t Obamaland great?

Now shut your faces and go pay your taxes.

You racists need to pay your fair share. :)

/sarc(?????)


13 posted on 11/11/2012 6:28:00 PM PST by Tzimisce (Will there be anything to fight for in 2016?)
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To: Altura Ct.

There isn’t much to add what the racist alleged president will do, he hates real achievement and will continue to give away stuff to his people. America is dead.


14 posted on 11/11/2012 6:28:09 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Altura Ct.

If you want to be fair to everyone there’s at least 30 different races. How’s a company with 25 employees going to cover that?


15 posted on 11/11/2012 6:28:17 PM PST by Morris70
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To: AZLiberty

Yes, we had the CRA and it’s NINJA loans.


16 posted on 11/11/2012 6:28:50 PM PST by Lumper20 (I)
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To: Altura Ct.
The way to fight this is for EVERYONE to claim to be African-American.

Overwhelm the system.

Next time you fill out a form asking for your race, check the box next to African-American.

17 posted on 11/11/2012 6:33:34 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: Altura Ct.
The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.

No comment.

18 posted on 11/11/2012 6:35:08 PM PST by Chgogal (Obama murdered the SEALs.They "were hung out to dry, basically exposed like a set of dog balls.")
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To: Altura Ct.

Failure. Some other presidents they leave it. He pulls up quick to retrieve it.


19 posted on 11/11/2012 6:36:28 PM PST by posterchild (Remember that thou art dust, and to dust thou shalt return.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Good idea. And like Elizabeth Warren dare them to prove otherwise if they actually ask.


20 posted on 11/11/2012 6:38:18 PM PST by sheana
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“The way to fight this is for EVERYONE to claim to be African-American.

Overwhelm the system.

Next time you fill out a form asking for your race, check the box next to African-American.”

Ding ding ding, we have a winner. Out Alinsky Alinsky. Plus, this worked so well in the DMV that we need to expand it to the private sector.


21 posted on 11/11/2012 6:38:24 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Media goes nuts in 2004 because Bush went to the dentist 20 years ago. Benghazi? Nothing.)
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To: Chgogal

I just needed to put a new tag line in.


22 posted on 11/11/2012 6:39:43 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.)
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To: Altura Ct.

This being Veterans Day. How about applying veterans preference points to non federal jobs.


23 posted on 11/11/2012 6:40:09 PM PST by Morris70
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To: ClearCase_guy
If I'm guaranteed to an outcome which is equal to your outcome, without regard to merit -- I can sure guarantee you that I won't be working hard. At all. In fact, if I find myself working harder than you, I'm going to feel a fool. Nope. That's not for me. I'll let you be the hard worker. I'll kick back and just get my equal outcome on the mellow side.

Right. Businesses will just hire blacks and not insist they work, just to keep the feds off their case. These black employees will sit among the white employees and display their smugness over getting a paycheck without needing to work. The end result will be whites HATING blacks to a degree this country has never seen.

24 posted on 11/11/2012 6:41:00 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yes, I work my head off 10 years to get a beach house. I’m white. A Hispanic wants a beach house. ubama gives him one immediately to equalize


25 posted on 11/11/2012 6:43:45 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Yep. No matter how stupid or lazy a person is, he must be rewarded equally with the intelligent and/or diligent person. It’s only fair. Of course under this rule, why bother trying?


26 posted on 11/11/2012 6:46:49 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Altura Ct.

I look forward to my AA airline pilot, my AA brain surgeon, and my AA nuclear weapons specialist. All will be nice complements to our AA President.


27 posted on 11/11/2012 6:47:32 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: obama; FReepers
Shhhh .. listen !

It's the sound of phones ringing at Aryan Nation offices . . .

28 posted on 11/11/2012 6:49:25 PM PST by tomkat (a million tiny cuts .. add yours daily .. be creative)
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To: traditional1

yeah I guess they will have to fire everybody and hire 88% whites.


29 posted on 11/11/2012 6:52:07 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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30 posted on 11/11/2012 6:52:52 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

prove I am not.


31 posted on 11/11/2012 6:54:03 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: PapaBear3625

“Businesses will just hire blacks and not insist they work, just to keep the feds off their case. These black employees will sit among the white employees and display their smugness over getting a paycheck without needing to work. The end result will be whites HATING blacks to a degree this country has never seen.”

This is already the case.


32 posted on 11/11/2012 6:56:10 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: PapaBear3625

“Businesses will just hire blacks and not insist they work, just to keep the feds off their case. These black employees will sit among the white employees and display their smugness over getting a paycheck without needing to work. The end result will be whites HATING blacks to a degree this country has never seen.”

This is already the case.


33 posted on 11/11/2012 6:56:14 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Lumper20
Yes, we had the CRA and it’s NINJA loans.

Yep, the banks went from reluctant compliance to (thanks to competitive pressure from Countrywide) eager compliance. And when the whole house of cards came crashing down, they were castigated for "predatory lending practices."

No need to wonder why there've been no prosecutions. I'm sure that any eager-crusader Dems have been told - make that shown - that the Dems' own policies were a major cause of the blow-up.

That's the growth vector of the new fascism. If government's your business partner, then government takes the fall with you. It's not as easy for the liberals to use the old dodge as it used to be.

34 posted on 11/11/2012 6:56:42 PM PST by danielmryan
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“Next time you fill out a form asking for your race, check the box next to African-American.”

And you can back up your claim by using any anthropology text book from any university in america.


35 posted on 11/11/2012 6:57:12 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

NO no no....the correct way is to check the box “Native American”

If you were born in the US, you would be telling the truth and cannot be considered fraudulent since anyone born here is “Native”


36 posted on 11/11/2012 7:02:01 PM PST by neverbluffer
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To: Altura Ct.; mickie
I hope a suit on this gets to the Supreme Court before the monster packs it.

Of course, I'm not too sure of the Supreme Court right now on anything.

Leni

37 posted on 11/11/2012 7:02:20 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I have been saying that for years. Parents please....all newborn babies should at least should have their race listed as “other.”


38 posted on 11/11/2012 7:05:20 PM PST by Josa
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To: Altura Ct.

what about women? not a minority anymore? no, according to actual numbers, but come on, really?


39 posted on 11/11/2012 7:09:12 PM PST by jenk (My tagline is new.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Hasn’t the racial preference juggernaut been unleashed since the 60’s?


40 posted on 11/11/2012 7:10:50 PM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: Chgogal

No comment needed.

Liberals are stuck on retarded.


41 posted on 11/11/2012 7:13:56 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Altura Ct.

I already thought all things were equal in the loan application process. I think he means giving them preferential treatment; you know...the very thing that got us into the current economic mess we’re in. I guess the dummies just can’t acknowledge the truth; that there are groups of people that share many of the same traits; like failing to pay their bills, lying on loan applications, mishandling priorities as in having fun first (partying or shopping) and taking care of bills later...


42 posted on 11/11/2012 7:15:03 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Altura Ct.

Everyone needs to get their kids out of school now. Closing the test score gap, in schools, means harassing the white, achieving students until they leave or fail.

Heads up. I have just recently seen this in action. Just take yourself out of the government school system.


43 posted on 11/11/2012 7:27:04 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: Altura Ct.

>> The goal is to equalize outcomes based on race without regard for performance or merit.

Ergo, Obama’s second term.


44 posted on 11/11/2012 7:27:04 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Altura Ct.

It is time to dispense with the archaic system used by professional sports that allows them to select players based upon ability to such an extent that it allows terribly out of balance racial makeup of teams.

All pro teams should be required to have 12% AA players. No more, no less. The same goes for the Olympics. This inequity must end NOW!

Sports are racist!!


45 posted on 11/11/2012 7:29:29 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: AZLiberty

Yes, that’s what they used the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data to do back in the 80’s and 90’s - to find disparate impacts of mortgage rules. The DOJ back then used findings to stop bank branch expansions and mergers. Banks then loosened up lending practices and stuffed Community Reinvestment Act folders with tons of paperwork to show compliance. It marked the end of risk controls in mortgage lending.


46 posted on 11/11/2012 7:30:56 PM PST by gotribe
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To: Altura Ct.

I bumped into an old friend who is parttime professional in the medical field, and a fulltime teacher in DC. What he said about the quality of the black students (who are the uber-majority in most DC public schools), saddened me to no end.

He said that he couldn’t teach these kids. Besides lacking learning skills, they have a welfare, govt-is-going-to-give-me-everything if they are pregnant, unemployed, on drugs, mentality.

They expect the government to take care of them so that they don’t have to work.

Another friend, who taught in DC for several years, said the same thing. He was a big advocate of teacher-student collaboration on learning, but he said that with their backgrounds (no learning reenforcement at home (some exceptions), drugs, single parent homes/working mothers who don’t have time for helping with homework, the gang-mentality of neighborhood youth, lack of decent role models in the family, neighborhood or DC government, etc), they don’t stand a chance of succeeding as a group. Individuals will, but most won’t unless there is a total makeover of the educational system and the leftist thinking that guides it now.

What a damned shame. Black kids are being kept in another form of “educational slavery”, as well as helmed in by drugs, disfunctional families, led by crooked politicians, and operating under marxist ideological strategies (Bill Ayers as one of those marxist leaders in education).

Many of the Hispanics are beginning to mimic the Blacks re this welfare/entitlement mentality, which helps to explain why Obama got so many votes from both blocs.

I don’t have many answers but my friends, who are abandoning the teaching field do. It is nothing less than a total makeover of our entire educational system, with an emphasis on the fundamentals of learning re core curriculum, making the students learn how to read, write, and speak properly, and instill the “work ethic” as something to be looked up to and lived by (despite razzing from their friends).

Unless these changes occur some, Obama and his marxists will be able to maintain an addicting plantation mentality on many groups in America, thus preventing them from ever rising above a mediocre, dependent, and/or criminal existence.


47 posted on 11/11/2012 7:32:16 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Altura Ct.

Well, I guess the confederates won the civil war, and they had the blacks help too, I wish I were in the Watchmen’s universe!


48 posted on 11/11/2012 7:33:20 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: Altura Ct.

And Republican voters can expect Boehner to declare whatever Obama does is “the law of the Land.”


49 posted on 11/11/2012 7:33:56 PM PST by kreitzer
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To: Nachum

Nachum:

FYI: In case you want to segregate a list of links, I keyworded as many thread/articles I see where Obama Adm is quick out of the gate before anybody notices and can squeal.

Keyword “Obamabackinbusiness”

I planned to do so for the next couple of weeks, but given that we are moving into holiday season, and few will be paying attention, I suspect this will continue til the end of the year.


50 posted on 11/11/2012 7:33:56 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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