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Obama Issues Executive Order on ‘Diversity’ [no more hiring white people for fed jobs]
National Review Online ^ | August 19, 2011 | Roger Clegg

Posted on 08/20/2011 7:12:31 AM PDT by PapaBear3625

President Obama issued an executive order yesterday titled, “Establishing a Coordinated Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce.” It’s quite vague, extolling the value of diversity without defining it, and setting up a “government-wide initiative” for “all agencies” that will “develop and issue a Government-wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan.” Details later, and the devil, of course, will be in the details.

Still, it’s bad enough already. If government personnel are told to strive for diversity, then of course they will be putting their fat thumbs on the scale to ensure a politically correct racial, ethnic, and gender mix, and that means that there will be divisive, unfair, inefficient discrimination, with the best qualified people not getting hired and promoted.

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Obama has just told the federal government "no more hiring of white, straight, males unless you can document that it was absolutely necessary". Earlier in the week, Maxine Waters effectively told him "Do something NOW about black unemployment, or we will ignore you in 2012.

He's getting increasingly desperate.

1 posted on 08/20/2011 7:12:37 AM PDT by PapaBear3625
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To: PapaBear3625

Obama knows he has already lost the white heterosexual vote.


2 posted on 08/20/2011 7:13:44 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: PapaBear3625

It’s good to be the King!


3 posted on 08/20/2011 7:14:29 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: PapaBear3625

Just dayyyum!


4 posted on 08/20/2011 7:15:47 AM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: PapaBear3625

I sure hope someone is keeping a list of everything that has to be undone when this feces is voted out.


5 posted on 08/20/2011 7:16:49 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: PapaBear3625

He is doing this as if these hiring practices haven’t been in overdrive in the Federal government for years. Blatant reverse discrimmination.


6 posted on 08/20/2011 7:16:51 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: PapaBear3625

I almost hesitate to ask this, but could this administration possibly get any worse?


7 posted on 08/20/2011 7:17:35 AM PDT by giotto
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To: ilovesarah2012
Washington Times: "Obama: Whites need not apply". That's going to leave a mark.
8 posted on 08/20/2011 7:18:15 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: PapaBear3625

...racist bastard....


9 posted on 08/20/2011 7:18:46 AM PDT by Gritty ("Diversity" is a difficulty to be overcome, not an advantage to be sought - Ann Coulter)
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To: giotto

soon your electric bill will necessarily skyrocket.


10 posted on 08/20/2011 7:19:24 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: PapaBear3625

Diversity means non-White. When was the last time you heard detroit wasn’t diverse enough? Detroit is already nearly 100 percent diverse.

Diverse is a code word for non-White.
Anti-racism is a code word for anti-White.


11 posted on 08/20/2011 7:20:49 AM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: PapaBear3625
I want everybody to realize how insidiously our thinking is shaped by language with this example:

Think of the variants of the root for "diverse": adverse, perverse, obverse, averse, inverse, converse... The word implies opposition and conflict.

Now consider "diversity" in contrast to the word, "variety." The difference is obvious, the latter is merely an array of differences, while the former implies conflict of interest. Look at the consequences...

Wherever there is conflict, there is need for settlement: bureaucrats, police, lawyers, prison guards... Hence "diversity" as opposed to "variety" as far as the Slave Party is concerned has been a bonanza for the budding police state. Yes, the word is that insidious and so are they.

12 posted on 08/20/2011 7:21:26 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: giotto
"I almost hesitate to ask this, but could this administration possibly get any worse?

What we've seen to date is nothing compared to the shitstorm that's going to rain down if Obama wins in 2012.

13 posted on 08/20/2011 7:23:23 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: PapaBear3625

You’ll NEVER see that headline in the New York Times...


14 posted on 08/20/2011 7:23:42 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: PapaBear3625
This is interesting. I don't believe any executive order can trump veterans preference though. I'd welcome input from any folks who are knowledgeable. Can this really effect the preference given to say, disabled veterans?
15 posted on 08/20/2011 7:23:59 AM PDT by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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To: giotto

>>I almost hesitate to ask this, but could this administration possibly get any worse?

Oh yes! Special patches sewn to the shirts of Christians. Deportations of white people to “safe” places where we can “find work”.

Obama’s plan is not new. The white liberal elite think they’re safe—they’re just the last to go.


16 posted on 08/20/2011 7:24:08 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: PapaBear3625

This isn’t true is it? Does the E.O. Have a number? “This will not stand” as the Big Lebowski said.


17 posted on 08/20/2011 7:25:40 AM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: biggredd1

Our electric bill has already skyrocketed. We went from $75.00 last month to $211.00 this month. Same with our neighbors. It will continue to go up until the people say “No more”.


18 posted on 08/20/2011 7:25:49 AM PDT by RC2
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To: PapaBear3625

“Day-O Day-O daylight come and OBAMA GO HOME!”


19 posted on 08/20/2011 7:25:55 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: PapaBear3625

Rule by decree. The feds have become a force unto themselves, a force that we must bow down before, or else suffer their wrath. Let’s give the feds a taste of what happened to the last empire that tried to rule us by decree, and to show them how the US came into existence in the first place.


20 posted on 08/20/2011 7:26:20 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: PapaBear3625
From the Washington Times:

according to the Office of Personnel Management, federal employees in fiscal 2010 were 66.2 percent white, 17.7 percent black, 8 percent Hispanic, 5.6 percent Asian and Pacific Islander and 1.8 percent American Indian. Compared to the general U.S. population, the federal force is a bit too diverse. Blacks are overrepresented by 6.9 percent compared to the civilian work force, Asians and Pacific Islanders by 1.2 percent, and American Indians are more than double their proportion of the population at large. White Americans, who make up about 70 percent of the work force, are underrepresented by around 4 percent. Hispanics are also underrepresented despite the Clinton-era executive order 13171, “Hispanic Employment in the Federal Government.”

As it is whites are already underrepresented, guess the government will go on a hire whites only binge.

21 posted on 08/20/2011 7:27:01 AM PDT by engrpat (A village in Kenya is missing their idiot...lets send him back)
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To: BUGSWOL
Diversity means non-White

Yes, and the Federal work force is already extremely diverse. SO diverse that they need a whole county in Maryland to hold the diverse workers.

So for the Federal workforce to become MORE diverse, they will need to start getting rid of whites. They certainly can't hire any.

22 posted on 08/20/2011 7:28:04 AM PDT by Jim Noble (To live peacefully with credit-based consumption and fiat money, men would have to be angels.)
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To: Bryanw92

Y’all are failing to see the point. Yesterday he told his employment guy to cut departmental budgets. That means firing.

After the firings, (gee, who will those be?) this diversity jobs plan will kick in and voila! Obama just created hundreds of thousands of jobs.... For his peeps.

Totally under the radar.


23 posted on 08/20/2011 7:28:17 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin 2012 - Nothing but Net)
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To: giotto
From here:
Berry, along with Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director Jeff Zients, the President’s Management Council, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will release a strategic framework for the effort and guidance to agencies in 90 days to help them develop their own roadmaps for hiring, training and promoting more minorities, women, and disabled employees in an effort to diversify the federal government, particularly at the senior levels.

Agencies will have 120 days after that to devise their own plans for implementing the initiative. The governmentwide plan will be updated every four years, and agencies will be expected to revisit their own plans in the same time frame, officials on the conference call said.

“The federal government has a special opportunity to lead by example,” said Berry.

I think Barry was just reacting to the anger from the Congressional Black Caucus, and did not really think this through.

He has just made an enemy of every white male in the federal workforce, and their families, along with every white male who has been thinking of applying for a federal job. White females are also on notice that they are lower on the pecking order than minority females, and that will anger them. I mean, "diversity" was always the policy on hiring and promotions, but this EO effectively puts agencies on notice that their management will be judged primarily on minority hiring and promotions right up to Election Day. He has declared that he is looking after "his people" FIRST.

24 posted on 08/20/2011 7:30:01 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: RatRipper

“Blatant reverse discrimination.”

I have a Census story about that...


25 posted on 08/20/2011 7:30:16 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: PapaBear3625

Its already becoming true that you can’t be a teacher unless you extoll the virtues of homosexuality.

So its just a matter of time until the next generation is fully ‘indoctrinated’.


26 posted on 08/20/2011 7:30:27 AM PDT by Future Useless Eater (Chicago politics = corrupted capitalism = takeover by COMMUNity-ISM)
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To: PapaBear3625

Given that the fed workforce is about 39% minority, a percentage in excess of the minority population and workforce, and about 47% female, diversity programs should not be necessary.

Of course this means that every subdivision of every department must be scrutinized to make sure that it is properly diverse, and the paperwork filed, and more diversity outreach and education and compliance officials hired.

I think it’s time for a total mastectomy of the government teats.


27 posted on 08/20/2011 7:31:00 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: PapaBear3625

The accompanying verbal narrative that goes with this order is “that motherf@cker you’re thinking about hiring had better be black!”....


28 posted on 08/20/2011 7:32:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: PapaBear3625
I'm just going to start checking "African-American" on all future job applications. According to scientists, my ancestry can be traced to those early hominids who occupied the Great Rift Valley in Kenya a million years ago.

Doesn't this make us all African-American?

29 posted on 08/20/2011 7:32:17 AM PDT by Gena Bukin (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: PapaBear3625

They can hire white people as long as they are homosexuals.


30 posted on 08/20/2011 7:36:07 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: PapaBear3625

Yep, screw over white folks to please Maxine and her band of black commies.

Obama is such a treacherous liar. I hope our candidates call him out on this. Maxine and commies whine, Obama fixes it.

He sure is a healer, ain’t he?

Any white person who votes for him is a traitor and an idiot.


31 posted on 08/20/2011 7:36:36 AM PDT by dforest
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To: PapaBear3625
Obama’s vacationing in liberal elite land - Martha's Vineyard - where white people have plenty of money, eat at fine restaurants, walk on beautiful beaches, and eat expensive ice cream... Really, do they need jobs? I think NOT...

Best to give the jobs to Holder's people ...

32 posted on 08/20/2011 7:37:11 AM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: BUGSWOL

Why do you think federal, state, county and city job applications require the applicant to identify race? I’ll tell you why: So they know which applications to throw in the trash.

Whites need not apply.


33 posted on 08/20/2011 7:37:17 AM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: who knows what evil?
You’ll NEVER see that headline in the New York Times...

The NY Times did not mention it (of course). The Washington Post had a short mention in its "Local" section. Take a look at the comments on the WaPo article before they delete all comments.

34 posted on 08/20/2011 7:37:42 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: PapaBear3625
How about a ban on Presidential, or Agency “directives!!! Enough of this dictatorial rule. Where the hell is Congress and the SCOTUS on all of these????
35 posted on 08/20/2011 7:39:01 AM PDT by Dem Guard (Obama's 57 States = The Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC).)
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To: BUGSWOL
Diverse is a code word for non-White.

Correct. You've cracked the code. Other code phrases:

Sensible gun control: Unconstitutional gun confiscation

Choice: Abortion/infanticide

Immigration reform: Open borders and amnesty

Net neutrality & the Fairness Doctrine: Unconstitutional limits on political free speech

Healthcare reform: Bankrupt socialized medicine

Social justice: Unadulterated Marxism

Feel free to add to the list...

36 posted on 08/20/2011 7:39:16 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I’m with you. The next President needs to void all of Barry’s executive orders on the first day of office. Just for starters.


37 posted on 08/20/2011 7:39:16 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MSF BU

I don’t know about executive orders, but way back in 1970 I was in West Palm Beach just home from 2 tours in Viet Nam, And I tried to get a job with the city as a firefighter using my supposed advantage as a Viet Nam Vet. The Person I talked to flat out told me that I was wasting my time unless I was Black. He said they were ordered to hire Black only regardless of the test scores or Veteran status of any applicants.


38 posted on 08/20/2011 7:40:41 AM PDT by Desparado
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To: PapaBear3625

Every executive order, regulation, and law that have been issued, promulgated or passed since Obama took office needs to be revoked. Hit the reset button.


39 posted on 08/20/2011 7:44:16 AM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: who knows what evil?
CBS buried it in their MarketWatch section. CBS and WaPo are the only national media mentioning it, and they just have brief buried mentions. I think the MSM realizes how badly Barry has just stepped in it. I'm surprised that I haven't seen anything on Fox.
40 posted on 08/20/2011 7:44:16 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: BUGSWOL
Detroit is already nearly 100 percent diverse.


41 posted on 08/20/2011 7:45:38 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: PapaBear3625
Hussein 0bama is determined to start a race war, and the more people that are out of work, the more likely it is to happen.

FUBO GTFO !

42 posted on 08/20/2011 7:46:23 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: PapaBear3625
Obama's goal is two-fold.

First, stacking the Federal Gov with his people is a kind of redistribution and then, second, when anyone tries to cut Federal spending, he can scream "racism."

43 posted on 08/20/2011 7:47:15 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: engrpat
Hispanics are also underrepresented despite the Clinton-era executive order 13171, “Hispanic Employment in the Federal Government

True in general but as for specific agencies it is not. Hispanics make up over 50% of the US Border Patrol.

44 posted on 08/20/2011 7:48:11 AM PDT by Ajnin (Neca eos omnes. Deus suos agnocet!)
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To: Harley
Text of Executive Order
45 posted on 08/20/2011 7:48:39 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Diversity would mirror the population.
To ME that would mean there would be about 11% blacks working in the Federal government and if it exceeded that you’d freeze their hiring until the population percentages matched the employee demographics.

I still think you just hire the best person for a job. I think we also shrink Federal employment way down to what it used to be as a percentage of the population back in the 60s, not the over 10% of population that it is today.


46 posted on 08/20/2011 7:51:56 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

>>Y’all are failing to see the point.

I am NOT failing to see the point. When Obamastan is fully formed, the public sector is crushed under the weight of the government. All non-laborer jobs are government jobs. Only non-whites can have government jobs. This isn’t about jobs or taxes or the economy or even kickbacks to his peeps. Obama is a freaking communist! In the end, he thinks everyone gets a job and free housing and food. This is about slow genocide. We need to stop thinking that we are fighting for our 401k and start thinking that we are fighting for our existence.


47 posted on 08/20/2011 7:53:19 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: MSF BU
I don't believe any executive order can trump veterans preference though.

The order states "the head of each executive department and agency ... shall ... designate the agency's Chief Human Capital Officer to be responsible for enhancing employment and promotion opportunities within the agency".

So you're the "Human Capital Officer" (Director of Human Resources, whatever), and the President Hisself has decreed that he will hold YOU personally responsible for increasing black employment in your department. What do you think the Personnel people will do?

48 posted on 08/20/2011 7:53:27 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: PapaBear3625
As Obama's approval numbers began to move in the same direction as the employment numbers some months ago it was easy to forecast, as we did, that Obama, unable to run on his record, would mount a campaign of demagoguery with heavy emphasis on playing the race card.

He is now laying the predicate to accuse the Republicans of being racists if they dare oppose this blatant pandering to prefer one race over others or, more precisely, to prefer all races over one. Not incidentally, we see him also now laying the predicate to accuse the Republicans of racism against Hispanics if they oppose his new amnesty regime.

On the economic front he is doing the same with his forthcoming recovery plan. It does not matter that his recovery plan has been tried to the tune of trillions of dollars and failed. It does not matter that he is attacking a strawman when he alleges by inference discrimination in the government' s hiring practices. It matters only that he will assume the high ground and those who attack that position will be vilified in the media.

Nathan Bedford's first maximum of American politics: all politics in America is not local but ultimately racial.


49 posted on 08/20/2011 7:57:19 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: PapaBear3625

More about race - the election of 2012 will be the race elections - it is all Obama has to run on.


50 posted on 08/20/2011 7:59:18 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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