Skip to comments.Fellow Asian-Americans, Back Off of Affirmative Action
Posted on 10/15/2018 9:28:08 AM PDT by C19fan
Its incredible you got into Harvard especially with its racist admission policies!
I heard the sentiment of this impassioned exclamation all too frequently in the months following my acceptance. Everyone guilty of saying it meant well. They probably even believed that the last bit the one that never failed to provoke an internal grimace strengthened the compliment, elevating the gravity of my achievement. Of course, Id happily accept the praise if the sentiments fueling it didnt have the potential to harm other equally-deserving Harvard hopefuls. Unfortunately, that potential remains strong, more so now than ever. During this important political moment, I implore, from one Asian-American to another: Back off of affirmative action.
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I worked with two Harvard grads. I would never hire one. Over inflated opinion of themselves and expectation of compensation that is not in line with the position they are doing. Not big on details, big picture types.
LOL Asian virtue signaling. Left unsaid is ... Ive got mine, Jack.
It appears that many Asian-Americans join the oppressed minority club in spite of being the cultural opposites of most of the rest of the members.
Perhaps that comes from watching too many episodes of Kung Fu.
Affirmative Action is just an insulting, racist program. It just flat-out says: “Your kind will never be as good as the “normal” people, but don’t worry, we’ll bend the rules so that even below normal people like you can have a chance.”
Black people should be the ones who are demanding that this stuff ends.
I’m in so close the door..................
I remember the day I became a rapist. Worked fora medium sized state agency sacramento. meeting in Hdq to review the agency Affirmaitive Action goals (read quotes)
I pointed out we were at 12% Asian and that the state was 6 or thereabouts. I said if we hire more Hispanic females we died to hire fewer Asians. The room was quiet a the bosses jaw locke dup and his mind erupted. I also pointed out w head a white engineer who was african american (born of Italian parents in Ethiopia) and that no one in the room was really african american because they were born in the US. i said, you can’t assign racial designations to count tries because it is rare a country is all the same race, especially africa.
I was ‘tolerated”: the rest of my career a being too outspoken.
LOL I became “RACIST”:
Exactly. This is like Warren Buffett moaning and begging the government to raise his income taxes after he spent decades benefiting from Republican low taxes. If this Elyse D. Pham wants to put her PC credibility where her PC mouth is, she should leave Harvard and go to a state school so that a black or Latino can take her place.
America should have a public college system. It should be limited and free. Entrance should be acquired by testing one must earn the acceptance by achieving the high grade. If there is a tie the one with the highest IQ gets the position
Well, she doesn’t want the competition.
FWIW, Harvard used to (probably still does) apply similar quotas on Jewish people. They got sued and lost, but smart applicants hide their Jewishness on applications. Not sure how Asians would be any different.
Anyway, go to MIT, better school, less politics.
Don’t say that. You’ll cause a snowflake stampede to the safe rooms.
Yes, that would be a day to remember all right.
She seems to be saying that Asians should accept being denied college positions they have objectively earned because this is necessary to stick it to Whitey.
There is nothing in the Constitution that gives Congress the authority to establish a national system of schools at any level.
Affirmative Action is a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and as such is a disgusting abridgement of the rights of any impacted by it.
The absurdity of a self identified Asian claiming the right to have her race preferred over others is self evident. What is her claim to preferential status? That her ancestors had nothing to do with the founding and sustainment of the United States? That the Americans prohibited people from her country from entering the country on demand up until 1965?
Does anyone know of any nation that simply acquiesces to foreign intrusion? That kind of “discrimination” is exactly what the meaning of a nation is.
So as long as the rules favor her race over others, guess she’s OK with it. Funny how we all know she wouldn’t extend the same courtesy to anyone else if she were in her country of ancestry.
I could have become a The Rapist
My daughter-in-law graduated from Harvard in 1997. I’ve glanced at her yearbook and I swear she’s probably the only blue eyed blonde. The majority of her classmates were Asian as were her best friends.
I will say she has a negative opinion of the school. She’s often said that if her two sons were accepted she would strongly urge them not to attend.
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