Skip to comments.Female CEO loses Lottery contract for nondiversity
Posted on 07/08/2013 6:43:11 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
The state Lotterys lucrative advertising contract, the source of the political downfall of former state Treasurer Tim Cahill, is again under fire after a marketing firm led by a prominent Boston businesswoman lost the bid under the states diversity program.
The Patrick administration is defending the award of the $5 million Lottery contract to Connelly Partners, which is not owned by a woman or a minority but got credit for doling out a paltry $12,000 subcontract to a woman-owned vendor.
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A company’s ability to compete is inversely proportional to the number of times they mention “diversity” in their literature.
Not enough freaks in their ranks?
so a FEMALE-OWNED businbess loses a $5million contract to a male-owned business that got credit for a $12thousand subcontract to a female-owned business
Sound like Obammunism! (i.e. crony socialism)
Government Diversity Contracting is the biggest scam this side of paving your driveway with leftover tar.
“There is nothing more hypocritical then rich liberals living in lily-white communities driving expensive cars with “Celebrate Diversity” bumper stickers.”
The only thing missing in that excellent summation is the word gated in front of communities.
Technically, she lost because she made an assumption [cue Felix Unger] and failed to provide a required attachment. Had she filled out that schedule as “not applicable, we ARE a woman-owned small business,” or better yet, offered an equally small subcontract to a minority-owned business, she’d be in like Flynn.
Giving preference to companies based on ‘minority’ status is illegal, wrong, and unconstitutional. It doesn’t matter if laws were passed to make this happen. Those laws are invalid and do not have the force of law.
The reason is that they discriminate on the basis of sex, race, sexual orientation, or part of the world that one’s ancestors came from.
There is nothing more hypocritical then rich liberals living in lily-white communities driving expensive cars with “Celebrate Diversity” bumper stickers.
In colorado we call that Boulder
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