Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision!

The U.S. Supreme Court dodged the issue of admissions based on affirmative action at the University of Texas in Austin, which allows discrimination in at least 25% of its openings by giving preference to students based on their race, ethnicity and other nonacademic standards in the name of increasing diversity . Excerpt: The high court ordered the appeals court to take another look at the case of Abigail Fisher, a white Texan who was not offered a spot at the university’s flagship Austin campus in 2008. Fisher has since received her...

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Obama’s vow to transform America, alive and well with new appointees

A column written by David Limbaugh in The Patriot Post shows that Obama is going to impose his agenda to transform America as we know it, in spite of the scandals and criticisms of his administration. In December, Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration for secretary of state because the confirmation process would have been too lengthy, disruptive and costly with her performance blaming a video for the Benghazi terrorist attack on the American consulate resulting in four American deaths. Excerpts: Now Obama is rewarding Rice for her...

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Florida’s New Affirmative Action Plan – create an unlevel playing field based on race!

As reported by CBS Tampa, the Florida State Board of Education passed a plan that sets goals for students in math and reading based upon their race. Excerpt: The board passed a revised strategic plan that says that by 2018, it wants 90 percent of Asian students, 88 percent of white students, 81 percent of Hispanics and 74 percent of black students to be reading at or above grade level. For math, the goals are 92 percent of Asian kids to be proficient, whites at 86 percent, Hispanics at 80 percent and blacks at 74 percent. It also measures by...

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Is Affirmative Action a violation of equal protection clause?

The Supreme Court term that began this Monday will deal once again with affirmative action, since many colleges now allegedly discriminate against majority students, with set-asides for minorities, regardless of student’s national test scores and placement tests results. In Fisher v. University of Texas, to be argued Oct. 10, the court will weigh Texas’ limited use of race to help fill out its incoming classes. The outcome could result in a major cutback in the use of racial preferences at the nation’s colleges. Diversity on...

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