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Are blacks too dumb to compete? (Joseph Farrah Commentary)
World Net Daily ^ | 10/17/2012 | Joseph Farrah

Posted on 10/17/2012 1:50:32 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

There was a time in America when a black man was scandalously counted as three-fifths of a man for congressional apportionment.

(By the way, it was the Southern slave states that wanted blacks counted 100 percent for apportionment while northeasterners wanted them not to count at all. This was the compromise worked out.)

History is repeating itself in Florida and Virginia – and, I’m sure other states to come.

It’s not that Democrats don’t want to count black votes any more. In fact, they’d count them all twice if they could. Instead, mostly Democratic school officials in these states have created new academic goals that hold blacks to a lower standard than whites and Asians.

In other words, the so-called “progressives” running the education establishment in virtually every state as well as Washington don’t believe blacks are capable of achieving the same standards to which whites and Asians are held. That’s why I call “progressives” what they should accurately be called – “retrogressives.” Quite literally, on matters of race, they want to go back to the plantation mentality.

So performance goals are now curved on the basis of race – thanks to those politicians that blacks consider to be, for some reason, their friends.

With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Last week, the Florida state Board of Education approved a new six-year strategic plan with student-achievement goals that vary based upon race, income, disability and English proficiency. For example, Florida hopes to have 86 percent of white students at or above grade level in math, but for black students the goal is 74 percent.

This is insulting, degrading, counter-productive, unfair, racist, demeaning and hurtful to blacks.

That’s exactly what Jacksonville mom Dwan Johnson, an African-American, thought when she called the state’s action “embarrassing.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: affirmativeaction; africanamerican; blacks; bullconnor; democrat; kkk; orvalfaubus; racist; stormfront

1 posted on 10/17/2012 1:50:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Doesn’t Joe realize that they were held in chattel bondage until just a few years back, when “Black Moses” freed them during his 2008 campaign? How’re they supposed to compete when they were slaves a scant four years ago?


2 posted on 10/17/2012 1:58:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I have a few honest liberal friends who will say just that, not publicly of course, but to me, they have said that they cannot compete and must be taken care of. Most of them believe it is genetic, because when I raise the cultural issue (which I believe it is), they scoff...

Liberals are the biggest racists of all.

3 posted on 10/17/2012 1:59:13 PM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Personally, I wish these folks would hold off on anything racial until after the election. Nothing is going to be solved now, that can’t be solved after November 6th.

Show more judgement writers.

S&F, I’m not trying to give you a hard time for posting it.


4 posted on 10/17/2012 1:59:58 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We should ignore the absurd peripheral, and focus on the absurd Obama. People died. He lied!)
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To: SeekAndFind

According the liberal Democrats, they are too dumb to compete. Which is why they need the Barry Obama approved Affirmative Action and special classes.


5 posted on 10/17/2012 2:00:03 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Dumb or Dumber? Biden or Obama?)
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To: SeekAndFind

I would say no. However, many have been dumbed down to keep them on the plantation.


6 posted on 10/17/2012 2:00:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: DoughtyOne

We’re actually making some inroads into the Black vote. We don’t know if it’s going to be a good swing or not.

So what do we do? We pick this time to address Blacks with an issue like this.

What do we have, an electoral death-wish?

I guess it’s a great time to publish an article where we tell women they belong in the home too.

Just when you think you’re making progress, another wing-nut pops off.


7 posted on 10/17/2012 2:03:25 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We should ignore the absurd peripheral, and focus on the absurd Obama. People died. He lied!)
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To: DoughtyOne

Agree. I support WND. Yet there are many - Conservatives too! - who blast “World Nut Daily” as right wing lunacy. A bunch of Birther goons.

And headlines like this do not help.


8 posted on 10/17/2012 2:04:38 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I try to support endeavors that seek to advance the Conservative cause, but you’re quite right that WND blows it enough to cause people to dismiss it. That’s a real shame IMO.

And as you say, this headline...


9 posted on 10/17/2012 2:07:36 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We should ignore the absurd peripheral, and focus on the absurd Obama. People died. He lied!)
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To: SeekAndFind
In fact, they’d count them all twice if they could.

What do you mean, could? In Lake County, Indiana, not only do many of them vote twice, but some of them vote twice even though they've been dead for years.

10 posted on 10/17/2012 2:08:40 PM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: DoughtyOne; Admin Moderator

Last week some FReeper posted a vanity with a far less inflammatory headline. It was a joke. It was also “No Thanks”d by the mod.

That FReeper went on to post an Opus. (Who was that? I’m betting he is still FReeping. Ha!)

Anyway - It’ll be interesting to see if this article stays up.


11 posted on 10/17/2012 2:08:49 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

3/5s was to reduce/eliminate slavery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUVONzyPRhU


12 posted on 10/17/2012 2:09:52 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I despise this headline, and because it is (genuinely) racist and incendiary, I will not read the article.


13 posted on 10/17/2012 2:10:34 PM PDT by Lazamataz (CNN's Candy Boo Boo Child hosed the 10/16 debate. What an Obama-licker!)
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To: Paradox

I believe the largest factor is genetic, and I also believe that most on the left also know this though they’d die before admit it. As a matter of fact, it suits them to a tee if it’s genetic, because that almost ensures that the gap will never be closed. As long as they can blame it on external factors while knowing otherwise, they have the perfect self-perpetuating excuse to redistribute wealth, diminish freedom, and hang millstones around the middle-classe’s neck while insulting them at the same time-while they wear their self-appointed halos well away from the dysfunction in high-priced gated communities with private schools or public schools with special admissions standards (I want to see who is squawking the loudest re the NAACP’s suit against schools like Stuyvesant, it might be quite telling).

BTW-RIP J Philippe Rushton October 2 2012


14 posted on 10/17/2012 2:11:41 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Lazamataz

RE: I despise this headline, and because it is (genuinely) racist and incendiary, I will not read the article.

How would you re-phrase the headline? I see it as a rhetorical question which the author already answered.


15 posted on 10/17/2012 2:21:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I would rephrase it thusly: “Are we willing to believe a falsehood such as ‘ARE BLACKS TOO DUMB TO COMPETE?’”.

The article was down for a while, don’t know why it is back up.


16 posted on 10/17/2012 2:22:31 PM PDT by Lazamataz (CNN's Candy Boo Boo Child hosed the 10/16 debate. What an Obama-licker!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course not. It is their culture that is holding them back.


17 posted on 10/17/2012 2:23:06 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: SeekAndFind; Admin Moderator
Also, enemies of FR can cite ONLY the headline and 'prove' we are racists.

Would prefer to see the article removed.

18 posted on 10/17/2012 2:23:45 PM PDT by Lazamataz (CNN's Candy Boo Boo Child hosed the 10/16 debate. What an Obama-licker!)
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To: Lazamataz; SeekAndFind; Admin Moderator

2nd.


19 posted on 10/17/2012 2:26:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: SeekAndFind
Last week, the Florida state Board of Education approved a new six-year strategic plan with student-achievement goals that vary based upon race, income, disability and English proficiency. For example, Florida hopes to have 86 percent of white students at or above grade level in math, but for black students the goal is 74 percent.

Based on what happened in Florida, it's an excellent question.

20 posted on 10/17/2012 2:26:48 PM PDT by unique1
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To: SeekAndFind

Now I gotta buy another gallon of Clorox to disinfect my ‘puter.


21 posted on 10/17/2012 2:27:05 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: nickcarraway; Admin Moderator

3rd


22 posted on 10/17/2012 2:31:29 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: SeekAndFind

No, but learned helplessness is morally corrosive
Teaching learned helplessness is evil


23 posted on 10/17/2012 2:38:33 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: SeekAndFind

Come Pete?


24 posted on 10/17/2012 2:45:12 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: mrsmel
I believe the largest factor is genetic

Read the best selling book "Guns, Germs and Steel" and you will see how you are looking at it wrong.. mostly cultural but other non genetic factors come into play.

25 posted on 10/17/2012 2:45:39 PM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: DoughtyOne

Undead thread ping.


26 posted on 10/17/2012 2:47:52 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Of course not. It is their culture that is holding them back.

I agree. The article is a little more than inflammatory and degrading to those blacks that are nothing like the welfare kings and queens portrayed by the media which do exist but articles like that only serve to alienate and annoy the productive and educated blacks out there. They know Obama is not good for this country and will vote Romney more often than you would think. We need everyone’s vote to remove the Muslim king in office right now.


27 posted on 10/17/2012 2:51:28 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Responsibility2nd; All
That thread was by Arcy.

 

My post was pulled for "politically correct" reasons. I'm done!
Arcy
 

Posted on Wednesday, October 03, 2012 8:54:37 AM by Arcy

The moderator didn't think you guys were intellectually savy enough to see through the title of the post despite the body of the thread shining light on it. Personally, I think you guys are smarter than that, but obviously, he doesn't think so. So I'm done at FR. See you guys on the other side! Keep up the fight for the America we have know and love!

Arcy out.


 

28 posted on 10/17/2012 2:51:58 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Mansa Musa I of Mali – the obscure 14th century African king who was today named the richest person in all history.
29 posted on 10/17/2012 2:55:31 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

RE: Mansa Musa I of Mali – the obscure 14th century African king who was today named the richest person in all history.

Wealth does not necessarily equate to wisdom.

Did his kingdom prosper even as he is rich? THAT is what I want to know.


30 posted on 10/17/2012 2:57:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
ARE BLACKS TOO DUMB TO COMPETE?

Obviously no. If I thought so minority set asides, affirmative action and constant playing of the race card wouldn't bug me so much.

31 posted on 10/17/2012 2:58:36 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

Not at birth. Only after 10 years in public schools. They perform down to their teachers’ expectations.


32 posted on 10/17/2012 2:59:22 PM PDT by steve8714 (Code pink vaginas shown actual size)
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To: don-o

Black Americans are above all else, AMERICANS! The racism of demagogues {Sharpton, Jackson, Wright, Farrakan, Obama et al.} has taught a generation of Black Americans they are victimized ~ and it’s all BULLS**T !

Black America needs to hear the AMERICAN message of the REPUBLICAN Black leaders {Ambassador Keyes, Allan West, Herman Cain, et al.} and especially the message of MLK: you will be judged on the content of your character (or lack thereof) and NOW is the time to put the past behind; no more of the same old hyphenated-America... Get into the game as an AMERICAN, don’t be a Black-American, African-American, or anything else, just simply be AMERICAN, and the Black Community will prosper as well as our nation as a whole.

Grrr! Pardon my rant, but every body is entitled to My opinion... :o)


33 posted on 10/17/2012 2:59:47 PM PDT by delcopatriot
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To: Paradox

“I have a few honest liberal friends who will say just that, not publicly of course, but to me, they have said that they cannot compete and must be taken care of. Most of them believe it is genetic, because when I raise the cultural issue (which I believe it is), they scoff...

Liberals are the biggest racists of all. “

IQ tests have, for the last 100 years, shown a significant difference between whites, Hispanics, blacks.

Chinese and Jewish test scores are at the top.

Having said the unspeakable, I must draw the attention of those outraged by the preceding to the fact that there are many jobs where IQ is not needed.

The present black/hispanic Urban Ferals could become productive if, and only if, welfare is reformed and those capable have to find a job.

To facilitate their job finding success, remove ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS.

They are taking jobs which our fellow Americans need.

Yes, the above sentence does imply that Urban Ferals are our fellow Americans. They are, and we have a duty to them which mandates we reform education, and I here note that we can educate better without the Pooblik Skool Collectives.


34 posted on 10/17/2012 3:15:56 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Lazamataz

“Also, enemies of FR can cite ONLY the headline and ‘prove’ we are racists.

Would prefer to see the article removed.”

Laz, Laz

I am amazed - don’t you know Liberals will never like Free Republic, regardless of what we post. You know perfectly well Liberals know full well that if you hit on a Liberal wife (theirs) she would respond. They won’t forgive or forget, Laz.

The fact that no FR gentleman even gets near a Liberal is beside the point.

;-)

Are we to drop to the level of those who mobbed Darbyshire?


35 posted on 10/17/2012 3:24:59 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: SeekAndFind

Do you have to ask????????????????


36 posted on 10/17/2012 3:28:05 PM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: SeekAndFind

Apparently so. The smartest one had to bring his fat white baby momma to the debate with him.


37 posted on 10/17/2012 3:38:20 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Paradox
Most of them believe it is genetic, because when I raise the cultural issue (which I believe it is), they scoff...

Fascinating.

Though I do believe there is a genetic component [which, of course, varies widely,] the culture is the greatest contributor to black underachievement. Intelligence can be taught, but it's taught most effectively very early in a child's life.

I suspect that, if ignored till high school, you can still improve a highly-motivated child's intelligence, but not by much.

38 posted on 10/17/2012 3:39:40 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Teach a man to fish and you lose a Democratic voter.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Joe really ought to do some history homework before spouting off.

The three/fifths rule wasn’t quite a simple minded as he presents.


39 posted on 10/17/2012 3:50:28 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Florida hopes to have 86 percent of white students at or above grade level in math, but for black students the goal is 74 percent.”

Even if Blacks were a few ticks lower on the IQ scale they’d STILL be able to make the gap in expectations narrower than it is...WAY narrower, reading ain’t brain surgery. The problem lies elsewhere. Beside that, how “black” are American blacks anyway? I’ve read that most are something like half white compared to African blacks.


40 posted on 10/17/2012 4:01:42 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: DH

RE: Do you have to ask????????????????

Why direct the question to me? That was not my question.


41 posted on 10/17/2012 4:47:15 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: TalBlack

Quit babying them by playing the race card every time one fails. You will be surprised how quickly they recover and learn from failure. Just like everyone else.


42 posted on 10/17/2012 4:50:03 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: SeekAndFind
Blacks should be raising hell at the admission by the elite that they are the dullest tools in the shed.

The Kenyan must go.

43 posted on 10/17/2012 5:45:38 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: SeekAndFind

“It will probably be asked, Why not retain and incorporate the blacks into the State [instead of colonizing them]? Deep rooted prejudices entertained by the whites, ten thousand recollections by the blacks of the injuries they have sustained, new provocations, the real distinctions which nature has made, and many other circumstances will divide us into parties and produce convulsions which will probably never end but in the extermination of the one or the other race.” —Thomas Jefferson:


44 posted on 10/17/2012 11:00:48 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered ...)
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