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I’m this much Native American, really! “Sacaja-whiner:” Elizabeth Warren and the Oppression Olympics by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Elizabeth Warren is the Harvard law professor running for Senate in Massachusetts as a Democratic populist-progressive champion. But don’t call her “Elizabeth Warren.” Call her “Pinocchio-hontas,” “Chief Full-of-Lies,” “Running Joke” or “Sacaja-whiner.” Warren has claimed […]
One problem. California voters banned preferences in 1996.
Hello, comrades! The government’s take-over of the American health care system is almost complete. The federal government, which does all things so well, is one step closer to making our medical decisions and having access to our medical records. If that sounds like a far-fetched conspiracy theory, stretch your mind for a moment. Who could […]
If any of you followed my work at the Seattle Times, you know how closely I covered the battle against government racial preferences in Washington state. You may remember that Washington passed Initiative 200 to ban government racial preferences in public hiring and education. Despite massive establishment opposition (led by my then-publisher), the measure was […]
The Bush Justice Department is going after the New York City Fire Department because minorities can’t pass the FDNY written exam. Intrepid Heather Mac Donald blows the whistle on career DOJ bureaucrats chasing phantom racism: How much longer are public and private institutions going to be held hostage to black and Hispanic academic failure? The […]
For satirizing affirmative action scholarships. The indispensible Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is helping the CRs at the University of Rhode Island. More here.
The always-must-read Heather Mac Donald in the always-must-read City Journal: …for all the evasions of the political and educational elites, the growing anti-preference push, with initiatives contemplated in several more states in 2008, could be one of the most important populist movements of recent years. Racial manipulation, while not eliminated from California, has been greatly […]
An e-mail from Michigan about Ward Connerly’s anti-racial preference initative: Hi Michelle, Just a quick FYI – Michigan seems to be voting “Yes” on Prop-2….prohibiting affirmative action in the state. Interesting that CNN won’t call that “race” yet but has no problem calling the governor and Senate races with 1% of the precincts counted. Hey, […]
Just in… Appeals Court Sides With Cheney in Lawsuit: The Sierra Club and Judicial Watch alleged that energy industry officials had in effect become part of Cheney’s 2001 task force and that the panel was a federal advisory committee with an obligation to provide public disclosure about its operations. The appeals court disagreed, saying “There […]
According to this article, White House counsel Alberto Gonzales is the leading candidate to replace John Ashcroft as Attorney General. This column by Robert Novak, written in January 2003, suggests that Gonzales is no friend of conservatives. An excerpt: Gonzales’s views on affirmative action became widely known in Washington last year when, at a meeting […]
Those of you interested in affirmative action won’t want to miss Rick Sander’s forthcoming article in the Stanford Law Review. For the next several days, Sander will be blogging about his article at Eugene Volokh’s site.
Here’s an interesting letter from a former Olympic oarsmen, who reports that the international governing body of rowing is trying to diversify the sport by lowering competitive standards for ethnic minorities: I retired from competition after the 1988 Olympics. But I was vaguely aware that they’ve tightened things up quite a bit since I quit […]
Six years ago, Reagan conservative Reed Davis put his neck on the line in support of a grass-roots initiative to ban government racial preferences in Washington State. As chairman of the local GOP in ultraliberal King County, Davis made the first formal party endorsement of the effort. “We will do everything in our power to […]