Thursday, March 05, 2015

Colleges Deduct 50 SAT Points For Being Asian-American

Gotta love that Race Conscious admissions policy.
Lee's next slide shows three columns of numbers from a Princeton University study that tried to measure how race and ethnicity affect admissions by using SAT scores as a benchmark. It uses the term “bonus” to describe how many extra SAT points an applicant's race is worth. She points to the first column.

African Americans received a “bonus” of 230 points, Lee says.

She points to the second column.

“Hispanics received a bonus of 185 points.”

The last column draws gasps.

Asian Americans, Lee says, are penalized by 50 points — in other words, they had to do that much better to win admission.

“Do Asians need higher test scores? Is it harder for Asians to get into college? The answer is yes,” Lee says.

The Los Angeles Times has the despicable, racist, story.

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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Did Boehner Ever Intend To Stop Obama's Amnesty For Illegals?

I doubt it: I think John Boehner's whole patter was a scam from the get-go.

I think Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) got it about right when he said of the Republican leadership's cave to Il Duce Obama on amnesty for lawbreakers:
This isn’t just an action that has passed through this body that I disagree with. This is an unlawful, unconstitutional order given by the President of the United States to his administration. This action deliberately sabotages our laws, allowing individuals who Congress has expressly mandated be expelled from our nation to stay, to live as citizens, and to hold jobs.
We don't have enough scofflaws in the US: We must attract more from other countries. Law abiding, low-skilled and unskilled American workers make too much money: We must undercut their earning power by bringing in more unskilled scofflaws.

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Monday, March 02, 2015

Is Boehner A Fraud? Is Boehner Pro-Amnesty?

I see two possible explanations for Boehnor's handing of the bill funding Department of Homeland Security: Boehner is an idiot for starting this with no Plan B, or he has no intention of stopping the amnesty, and never did: all this is a show. Too many big Republican donors want cheap labor, and they are delighted to screw American low skilled workers to get it. Boehnor is catering to the donors.

If he wanted to make it more difficult for Obama to claim Republicans shut down DHS, he should have the same bill passed again. Let Obama veto it. Then immediately pass it once more. Let Obama veto it. Again. Again, again, each time announcing that President Obama is shutting down DHS, AND announcing that the 'news' media are Democrats with bylines who cannot be trusted in anything they say, shilling for Obama. Announce both those things every single time. Say it loud and say it often.

Repeat. The media will have to cover the accusations of shilling: they will not be able to avoid it. It cannot make them any more hostile toward Republicans: They are already partisan Democrats.

Put THEM on the defensive for a change. Announce: "The 'news' media and the Democratic Party are one and the same." Loud and often.

Boehnor will not do this because I think this whole charade is exactly that: a scam to make conservatives think he is trying to stop amnesty.

Throw the bum out, and send a check to the Democratic National Committee for his first year's official membership in the Party.

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