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A bright spot in Michigan

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 7, 2006 09:32 PM

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, […]

Two appealing decisions

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 10, 2005 12:03 PM

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 […]

AL GONZALES FOR AG?

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 10, 2004 11:25 AM

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 […]

RICK SANDER ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 7, 2004 09:46 AM

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.

Affirmative action at the Olympics

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 22, 2004 07:29 AM

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 […]

Republicans vs. conservatives

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 22, 2004 09:08 AM

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 […]