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  • My Faculty Values and Your White Privilege

    11/29/2016 3:57:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2016 | Mike Adams
    Dear Professors Meinhold, Members of the UNCW Faculty Senate Steering Committee:I am in receipt of your brief 69-word statement, which was sent on November 23rd, 2016 to the entire faculty, staff, and student population at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. The statement, which was made in response to a recent free speech controversy, is problematic for a number of reasons.Let me begin by saying that I respect many of the members of the Faculty Senate Steering Committee. That is why I am so disappointed with your brief statement, which is predicated on a misapprehension of facts, wrought with...
  • FL: "Straw Purchase" v. Discrimination Crossfire Demonstrated

    11/29/2016 4:13:54 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 November, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Two teenagers go into a gun store. One is white. The other is black, and a Muslim. The white teen is advising the black teen on what to buy. Is it a "Straw Purchase"? Several stores have been sued for millions of dollars because they legally sold a gun to someone who later committed a crime. Gun retailers have been exhorted to be careful in who they sell to. They have been told to exercise judgment. They have been told that when in doubt, refuse to sell. The Reese family in New Mexico, had their lives ruined, and spent...
  • Ex-Sanders aide: 'We don't need white people leading the Democratic Party right now'

    11/25/2016 10:40:51 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-23-2016 | Eugene Scott
    The next Democratic National Committee leader needs to reflect the diversity of America, said Symone Sanders, former press secretary for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign and a CNN contributor. "In my opinion, we don't need white people leading the Democratic Party right now," she told CNN's Brianna Keilar Wednesday on "Wolf." "The Democratic Party is diverse, and it should be reflected as so in our leadership and throughout the staff at the highest levels from the vice chairs to the secretaries all the way down to the people working in the offices at the DNC," Sanders added
  • Business owner refusing service to Trump supporters [Albuquerque]

    11/23/2016 5:00:44 PM PST · by markomalley · 94 replies
    KOB TV ^ | 11/23/16
    There has been so much divisiveness in the two weeks since the presidential election, but an Albuquerque business is going a step further by refusing to have any dealings with Donald Trump supporters.Matthew Blanchfield runs 1st in SEO, an Albuquerque-based internet marketing company. He's making his case pretty clear in a blog post, writing “if you are a Republican, voted for Donald Trump or support Donald Trump, in any manner, you are not welcome at 1st in SEO and we ask you to leave our firm."In an interview with KOB Tuesday, Blanchfield said he has a moral obligation to stand...
  • Sowell: Football and Fallacies

    11/23/2016 2:43:47 PM PST · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 23, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    This is a football story with both political and legal implications. It was fourth down in a National Football League game, and the punting team came onto the field. The other team went into their formation to defend against the punt. Then somebody noticed that the man set to kick the punt was black. "Fake!" one of the defenders cried out. That cry was immediately echoed by others, and the defending team changed their formation, to guard against the kicker either running with the ball or throwing it. But in fact he punted. Why did anyone think he was not...
  • Whites need not apply for ‘Hamilton’ open audition (March 2016)

    11/19/2016 9:57:39 PM PST · by aquila48 · 66 replies
    NYPost ^ | March 30, 2016 | Lia Eustachewich
    Open auditions are being held for the hottest show on Broadway — but whites need not apply. Already the hottest ticket in town, rap-based musical “Hamilton” put out a casting call, seeking “NON-WHITE men and women” to audition for its Broadway run and touring companies. Producers are also looking for actors “ages 20s to 30s” who can sing and rap — but “no prior theater experience necessary,” the ad says. The seemingly prejudicial race and age poster flies in the face of the culturally diverse cast that has helped “Hamilton” surge to success and garner stellar reviews. The modern musical...
  • Broadway Union Takes Issue With ‘Hamilton’ Casting Call For ‘Non-White’ Performers

    11/19/2016 5:11:26 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 3/29/2016
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The hottest show on Broadway has won praise for its groundbreaking casting of black and Latino performers, but now, “Hamilton” may have run afoul of the strict New York City Human Rights Law. As CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported, the controversy was sparked by a casting notice posted by the producers of “Hamilton,” which specifically seeks “non-white” performers. One critic said “Hamilton” takes a story that “valorizes dead white guys” and replaces it with black, Latino and multi-ethnic performers playing America’s founding fathers. But as the blockbuster musical looks to expand to other cities, the casting notice...
  • White students not allowed to speak at UMich post-election walkout (VIDEO)

    11/17/2016 7:05:31 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 48 replies
    The College Fix ^ | November 17, 2016 | College Fix Staff
    Whites voted for Donald Trump, so apparently they aren’t allowed to protest him in anything other than servile roles. The Michigan Review notes that a logistics sheet for Wednesday’s 1,000-student walkout at the University of Michigan – to protest the election and “increase in hate crimes and other forms of violence against marginalized folx” – prescribed specific roles for whites in attendance.
  • Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Women and African Americans, Finds Study

    11/01/2016 6:16:06 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Fortune ^ | October 31, 2016
    Drivers for ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft treat African Americans and women differently from white men, according to new research released Monday.
  • Discrimination Due To Political Orientation And Identity

    10/28/2016 10:30:13 AM PDT · by LTC.Ret · 8 replies
    Please, think this through with me: There are few things that Americans are allowed to discriminate against without facing major legal challenges --- may I suggest another that needs to be added to the list. The Constitution specifically names and protects both our Freedom of Religion and our Freedom of Association. Both are voluntary choices that we make --- well, maybe, but we will address "choice" later. Still, we know that it is wrong to discriminate on the basis of anyone's choice of religion. We also know that our Country is about 40% "right" [R], 40% "left" [L], and 20%...
  • PODESTA # 32741 : CHRISTIANS EXPLICITLY EXCLUDED FROM TOP ADMINISTRATION JOBS, MUSLIMS PREFERRED

    10/26/2016 10:12:18 AM PDT · by Non-Compliant_Deplorable · 42 replies
    Here's proof of what we've seen happening: Muslim American candidates are selected for top Administration jobs, sub-cabinet jobs, and outside boards/agencies/policy committees." Christians are explicitly excluded. (Read the email, at link, and the two attachments.) "In the candidates for top jobs, I excluded those with some Arab American background but who are not Muslim (e.g., George Mitchell). Many Lebanese Americans, for example, are Christian."
  • The Ruling Class

    10/26/2016 10:07:07 AM PDT · by xzins · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 26, 2016 | John Stossel
    America is often described as a society without the Old World's aristocracy. Yet we still have people who feel entitled to boss the rest of us around. The "elite" media, the political class, Hollywood and university professors think their opinions are obviously correct, so they must educate us peasants. OK, so they don't call us "peasants" anymore. Now we are "deplorables" -- conservatives or libertarians. Or Trump supporters. The elite have a lot of influence over how we see things. I don't like Donald Trump. I used to. I once found him refreshing and honest. Now I think he's a...
  • LEAKED: Obama Team Kept List of Muslims For Top Jobs, Excluded Non-Muslims

    10/24/2016 4:49:46 PM PDT · by PROCON · 73 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Oct. 24, 2016 | Justin Caruso
    The newest batch of John Podesta’s hacked emails released by Wikileaks shows Obama’s transition team kept lists of Muslim and Asian candidates for jobs in the administration. According to an email chain from 2008, John Podesta received lists of exclusively Muslims and Asians to be considered for jobs in the Obama administration. The email chain revealed that in this process, Middle Eastern Christians were purposefully excluded, or set aside in a separate list, with an aide writing,~SNIP~ This follows a pattern of the Obama Administration using race and religion to determine hiring, with other leaked emails showing potential political appointees...
  • Americans Boycott Sam’s Club After CEO’s Racist Comments About White Males

    10/17/2016 2:42:07 PM PDT · by blam · 34 replies
    TGP ^ | 12-20-2015 | Jim Foft
    Jim Hoft Dec 20th, 2015 A boycott is being organized against Sam’s Club after racist, sexist comments by its far left CEO.Sam’s Club racist CEO — Rosalind Brewer Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer outraged customers after she admitted to openly discriminating against white males in an interview. Brewer openly admitted to institutionalized racism at Sam’s Club during an interview with Yahoo. Mad World News reported: “ Rosalind Brewer presides over one of the largest wholesale clubs in America, and apparently, she’s a raging liberal, according to Yahoo! Finance. She recently did an interview with CNN and revealed that to her,...
  • SoHo Pharmacy Catches Heat for Sign About Charging 'Man Tax' (TAXES FOR MEN)

    10/12/2016 3:13:01 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 28 replies
    SOHO — A small independent pharmacy in SoHo is catching heat for posting signs that state women can shop there without paying tax — while men have to ante up a 7 percent "man tax." The signs in the store windows at 137 Thompson St. are meant to raise awareness about gender discrimination in the pricing of consumer goods, Thompson Chemists owner Jolie Alony told DNAinfo New York.
  • 'White Privilege' survey in high school class sparks parents’ ire

    10/03/2016 1:07:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    'White Privilege' survey in high school class sparks parents’ ire Published October 03, 2016 FoxNews.com A high school in Oregon is coming under fire from some angry parents after students in one class were assigned a “White Privilege Survey,” leading to accusations the school was trying to push a particular brand of politics. The assignment was for a Literature Composition class at Aloha High School, KATU reported Thursday. Students responded to statements including, “I can be in the company of people of my race most of the time,” “I can be pretty sure that my neighbors in such a location...
  • Passenger Bumped from Seat to Appease Muslims [semi-satire]

    10/03/2016 9:04:03 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 2 October 2016 | John Semmens
    Booking her flight in advance and paying for her "guaranteed" seat didn't ensure that Mary Campos would get what she ordered. As she arrived at the boarding gate she was bumped to a different seat to "accommodate the cultural beliefs" of two Muslim men. United Airlines spokesperson Amir Fuol explained that "we regret that Ms. Campos was unhappy with the handling of the seat assignments on her flight. United holds our employees to the highest standards of professionalism and has zero tolerance for discrimination." Campos complained that "this blather from Mr. Fuol explains nothing. How do the beliefs of a...
  • FAA Sued For Reverse Discrimination (from 12/30/15)

    10/02/2016 6:36:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/30/2015 | Evan Gahr
    consider all the times whites are passed over for jobs because of this country’s diversity fetish. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Obama Transportation Department today were smacked with a class action race discrimination lawsuit for systematically purging highly qualified air traffic controller candidates from consideration in order to increase diversity. Mountain States Legal Foundation president William Perry Pendley, whose group filed the lawsuit, said in a statement that, “In abandoning years of hiring the most qualified and adopting a ‘test’ that is the epitome of psychobabble, the FAA told our clients their skills are less important than their race...
  • California Woman Forced To Change Airline Seat To Accommodate Muslim Passengers…

    09/30/2016 9:35:31 PM PDT · by pissant · 105 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 9/30/16 | Sundance
    It is always rather ironic how the mighty enlightened, limo-liberal, progressively-minded people can’t see the inevitable conclusions of their ideological and culturally Marxist arguments. If it didn’t effect all of us, it would be somewhat humorous to point their insufferable hypocrisies back at them. Oh well. At least in this story they were not baking a cake…. COTO DE CAZA, Calif. — A Southern California woman said she is the victim of discrimination, CBS Los Angeles reports. Mary Campos said her pre-booked ticket was given away by United Airlines. The reason? She’s a woman, and two men didn’t want to...
  • California Woman Forced To Change Airline Seat To Accommodate Muslim Passengers…

    10/01/2016 10:02:37 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 85 replies
    CTH ^ | 9/30/2016 | Sundance
    It is always rather ironic how the mighty enlightened, limo-liberal, progressively-minded people can’t see the inevitable conclusions of their ideological and culturally Marxist arguments.  If it didn’t effect all of us, it would be somewhat humorous to point their insufferable hypocrisies back at them. Oh well.  At least in this story they were not baking a cake…. All Your Accommodations Are Belong To Us COTO DE CAZA, Calif. — A Southern California woman said she is the victim of discrimination, CBS Los Angeles reports. Mary Campos said her pre-booked ticket was given away by United Airlines. The reason? She’s a...
  • Minnesota Students and Parents File Lawsuit Against Obama’s Bathroom Mandate

    09/09/2016 9:14:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 8, 2016 | Kelsey Harkness
    A group of students and parents from Minnesota filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the federal government and their school district for allowing a transgender student who was born male but identifies as female into the girls’ locker rooms, showers, and restrooms. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of challenges to the Obama administration’s bathroom mandate issued in May that requires public schools and universities nationwide to give transgender students full access to school facilities based on their gender identity instead of their biological sex. Schools that do not comply with the administration’s guidance could face legal action or...
  • No Media is Reporting What Just Happened to Trump in Detroit So We Will…

    09/03/2016 7:42:22 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 135 replies
    Conservative Post ^ | 9/3/2016 | AM
    Media doesn’t quite know what to do with the prayer shawl — and standing ovation — the GOP nominee received following his speech to an historically black church in Detroit. Donald Trump spoke at the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit on Saturday. The church was super happy to have him here… Everybody did really enjoy his speech. Donald Trump ended with a bible verse: I’d like to conclude with a passage from First John, Chapter 4: You know it! You see most groups I speak to don’t know that. But we know. If you want we can say it...
  • Message for Colin Kaepernick from someone who knows discrimination

    08/30/2016 5:18:43 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 7 replies
    News | 30 August 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Colin Kaepernick, I don't know if you will ever read this, but you should. Enough of the name-calling and demands that you leave the country. Just read... My wife came here as in illegal alien, a status not well-liked to this day. I forced (yeah...forced) her to get residency a quick as possible and then citizenship, to learn English to fluency, to drive a 5-speed manual transmission vehicle and to show respect for MY culture, this country, our laws and yes, our national anthem. I didn't do it in a really nice way...I didn't give her a choice. The hardest...
  • Public University Hosts Blacks-only Student Retreat – To Promote Inclusion

    08/23/2016 8:07:20 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 23 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 8-23-16 | Michael McGrady
    California State University Fresno recently held a three-day student retreat for black students that aimed to foster inclusion and help incoming African American students adjust to college life and get involved in the campus community. The inaugural “Harambee Student Retreat,” which took place Aug.14 through Aug 17, was free to participating students, who enjoyed housing, meals, workshops and activities meant to help aid in the “successful transition of incoming African American/Black students to Fresno State,” the university’s website states. About 40 new students plus about a dozen returning students took part, and about $16,000 was set aside in the university’s...
  • Blacks with college experience more likely to say they faced discrimination

    08/08/2016 6:17:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Pew Research Center ^ | July 27, 2016 | Monica Anderson
    A majority of black Americans say that at some point in their lives they’ve experienced discrimination or were treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity, but blacks who have attended college are more likely than those without any college experience to say so, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. About eight in ten blacks with at least some college experience (81%) say they’ve faced discrimination or been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity, compared with 59% of blacks who have never attended college. These differences also extend to more specific incidents of racial discrimination. For...
  • EEOC tells employers: Investigate employees who wear ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ caps

    08/05/2016 8:17:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/06/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: It might be discrimination or something You know that government can’t restrict your speech. Officially. But they can in all kinds of practical ways, just as they can do lots of other things to you without ever really taking an official action against you. Take the famous “Don’t Tread On Me” cap. Congress will never pass a law that says you can’t wear that cap, just because politicians may not like what the cap stands for. Constitutionally, Congress cannot do so. But if you think that means the government can’t come down on you for wearing...
  • Utah man says he’s a woman to help get justice for men in bars, pool parties on Strip (Nevada)

    07/31/2016 6:48:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL ^ | July 30, 2016 | PAUL HARASIM
    It was about a year ago when Steve Horner told young proprietors of the Wet Republic Ultra Pool at the MGM Grand that he had just transitioned to a woman and should be allowed to pay the woman’s price of $20 to get into the pool party. They looked him up and down and saw no signs that the person stood before them ever had any intention of being a woman for anything other than not paying the $33 entry fee for a man.
  • Cities bidding for NCAA games must submit details on discrimination

    07/23/2016 2:56:44 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | July 22, 2016 | Rick Rothacker
    The NCAA on Friday said cities looking to host future championship games must submit details by Aug. 12 about how they will protect participants from discrimination, a move that could hurt North Carolina's chances of landing future games. The announcement came one day after the NBA said it was moving the 2017 All-Star Weekend from Charlotte over a controversial North Carolina law known as House Bill 2. Cities that have already been awarded games will face a separate questionnaire deadline, which will be determined later, the NCAA said. [Snip] Cities bidding for games now must complete a questionnaire from the...
  • Bill O'Reilly Hits Home Run On America's Race Problems - Destroys Jesse, Sharpton, Obama, CBC

    07/23/2016 8:22:15 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 75 replies
    CNS News ^ | Bill O'Reilly
    Incredible video at link. O'Reilly tells truth about race problem in America. In the process, he destroys the race-baiting poverty pimps Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus. Watch it and you will be armed with facts to defeat any liberal race argument.
  • Texas School for the Blind posts position for FEMALE ONLY

    07/23/2016 7:23:51 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 34 replies
    Craigslist ^ | 23 July 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Texas School for the Blind has posted a position for a FEMALE ONLY who can work with adults and children. Can anyone check and see if there are some jobs for MALE ONLY applicants anywhere?
  • Sowell: The Dumbest Idea

    07/18/2016 12:40:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 19, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that people would be evenly or randomly distributed in incomes, institutions, occupations or awards, in the absence of somebody doing somebody wrong. Political crusades, bureaucratic empires and lucrative personal careers as grievance mongers have been built on the foundation of that assumption, which is almost never tested against any facts. A recent article in the New York Times saw as a problem the fact that females are greatly under-represented among the highest rated chess players. Innumerable articles, TV stories and political outcries...
  • Vanity: Fat Chicks Being Choosy About a Man's Height is Feminist Hypocrisy at Its Worst

    07/10/2016 8:51:16 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 109 replies
    self | self
    I've used a couple of dating sites in my time, and went to college with an active dating and hookup scene. Somehow, it is socially acceptable for non-thin girls to think a fit, in-shape male who happens to be short is "too short" for them, or that the girl is too good for them. Height can't be controlled at all and therefore, like race (whatever race tho, not just blacks but whites, reds, browns, yellows too), does not reflect one's values or personality traits. Weight can be easily controlled; fat girls are usually too lazy to go to the gym,...
  • Elite NYC school teaching kindergartners about 'white privilege'

    07/02/2016 4:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | July 2, 2016 | Paul Sperry
    An elite Manhattan school is teaching white students as young as 6 that they’re born racist and should feel guilty benefiting from “white privilege,” while heaping praise and cupcakes on their black peers. Administrators at the Bank Street School for Children on the Upper West Side claim it’s a novel approach to fighting discrimination, and that several other private New York schools are doing it, but even liberal parents aren’t buying it. They complain the K-8 school of 430 kids is separating whites in classes where they’re made to feel awful about their “whiteness,” and all the “kids of color”...
  • Quotas By Any Other Name

    06/29/2016 11:05:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 29, 2016 | Robert Knight
    Reverse discrimination is alive and well in the United States, judging by what transpired at the Supreme Court last Thursday and a bill that recently passed New York’s state assembly.In a 4 to 3 ruling, the court upheld the University of Texas’s affirmative action program to admit minorities over similarly or more qualified white applicants.Abigail Noel Fisher, who is white, had sued over her rejection in 2008.  Her case reached the Supreme Court in 2013, was remanded to the Fifth Circuit, and re-emerged this term.  Writing for the majority, Justice Kennedy denied her claim that the university’s race-conscious policy violates...
  • Trump's Palm Beach Club Roils the Old Social Order (1997 Article on Trump ending discrimination)

    06/28/2016 11:22:54 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 3 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 30, 1997 | JACQUELINE BUENO
    It's a warm Saturday night, and the party is getting hot at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach estate that owner Donald Trump recently converted into a private club. As the Beach Boys harmonize on a makeshift stage, hundreds of revelers, many of them decked out in Hawaiian shirts, straw hats and leis, dance in the aisles and gyrate on wooden lawn chairs. At the height of the fete, Mr. Trump asks the crowd: "Does this remind you of the Bath and Tennis Club, anybody?" The answer is a definite no -- among the evening's partygoers, and for many more of the...
  • Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Program at University of Texas

    06/23/2016 10:21:04 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 40 replies
    NY Times ^ | 6/23/2016
    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, Austin, handing supporters of affirmative action a major victory. The vote was 4-3. Only seven justices participated in the decision. Justice Elena Kagan had recused herself for prior work on the case as United States solicitor general and the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat remains vacant. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr., dissented....
  • Seattle homeless crisis episode 10: a former share memember testifies

    06/09/2016 7:13:29 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 3 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Mainestategop
    The following is the testimony of one David Campos, a former member of Share Wheel who witnessed first hand, discrimination, theft, fraud and other problems in SHARE My name is David Campos, I am a former member of SHARE. I was in Share from 2010 to 2012. I became homeless after I was laid off from work and my job got outsourced to China. I was able to get a part time job to help myself but it wasn't enough. I joined Share in 2010. I liked the place, it was laid back, everyone kept to themselves there were just...
  • Rep. Justin Amash Is Wrong on Transgender ‘Discrimination’ Policy

    06/07/2016 9:17:11 AM PDT · by milton23 · 9 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/6/2016 | Ryan T. Anderson
    Two weeks ago 42 Republicans voted to endorse President Barack Obama’s transgender agenda. They did it by voting for the Maloney amendment, which affirmed Obama’s 2014 executive order barring “discrimination” on the basis of “sexual orientation and gender identity” in the private employment policies of federal contractors. Over the weekend, Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., posted a characteristically thoughtful Facebook post defending his vote for the Maloney amendment. The overarching policy concern is whether the government should elevate “sexual orientation and gender identity” for special legal privileges, especially in terms of laws barring “discrimination.”
  • White people now finally excluded from the South African job market.

    06/06/2016 4:17:01 AM PDT · by SAT2014 · 58 replies
    South Africa Today ^ | South Africa Today
    The Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Amendment Bill eliminates all white people including the disabled. “The definition of black people is now clear and aligned with the Constitution,” Tlhoaele said.... Read more on South Africa Today
  • REPORT: More Than 90% Of Marijuana Arrests In NYC Are People Of Color

    06/01/2016 10:03:47 AM PDT · by blam · 54 replies
    BI ^ | 6-1-2016 | Jeremy Berke
    Jeremy BerkeJune 1, 2016 91.8% of the people arrested for marijuana possession and sale in the city of New York between January and March 2016 were people of color, according to statistics from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services obtained by the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP). PROP also found that 86.5% of New York Police Department (NYPD) misdemeanor arrests involved people of color, up 2% from 2015. Arrests for "small amounts" of marijuana were up a whopping 33.7% from last year. Robert Gangi, PROP's director, said in a press release that the statistics show that NYPD...
  • NYC Bars Must Serve Pregnant Women (Crazy Mayor's Human Rights Commission Counters "Discrimination")

    05/11/2016 7:52:12 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies
    The Spirits Business ^ | 9th May, 2016 | Annie Hayes
    New York Bars Must Serve Pregnant Women Policymakers in New York have released new guidance which compels bartenders to serve pregnant women alcohol if they ask for it. Published on Friday 6 May by mayor Bill de Blasio and human rights commissioner Carmelyn Malalis, the document aims to precisely state what actions constitute discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy. The purpose of the document is to ensure that pregnant women are not discriminated against by employers and are provided a safe environment to work in. The guidelines read: “Judgments and stereotypes about how pregnant individuals should behave, their physical capabilities...
  • State Attorneys General Wage War on Political Dissent

    05/10/2016 12:08:49 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 10 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/9/2016 | Tom Gantert
    Progressive state attorneys general are emerging as the new lieutenants in a nationwide war on political dissent, which includes using government power and even the threat of criminal prosecution to silence opponents of progressive theories. Across the country, state attorneys general and some other officials are trying to use courts to pry loose information on donors to center-right nonprofits, and threatening to bring criminal charges. While these nonprofits and climate change dissenters are the current targets, one attorney warns the tactic represents a danger to political free speech that is protected by the First Amendment. A group of attorneys general...
  • New Haven’s first black female police captain sues city, alleges gender, racial discrimination

    05/09/2016 3:47:58 PM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 45 replies
    The New Haven Register ^ | May 9, 2016 | Esteban L. Hernandez
    NEW HAVEN >> Less than three months after her historic promotion, the Police Department’s first black female police captain is suing the city alleging racial and gender discrimination dating to 2012. Police Capt. Patricia Helliger filed the civil complaint at Superior Court in New Haven last week after the complaint was released by the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities on Feb. 29 — 10 days after her ceremonial induction at City Hall. ... Helliger is represented by East Haven attorney Patricia A. Cofrancesco. The city of New Haven is listed as the first defendant, with Police Chief Dean...
  • Jewish Travelers Separated, Removed from British-based EasyJet Airline in Barcelona

    05/09/2016 8:26:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | May 8, 2016 | Hana Levi Julian
    A group of Jewish families that included elderly people, pregnant women and children were taken off an EasyJet passenger plane in Barcelona waiting to depart for Paris, according to a report on the European Jewish Press. One of the passengers, a Holocaust survivor, said the behavior of police who came to take the travelers off the flight was similar to that of the German Nazi SS police during World War II. The families were removed after the plane had been sitting on the tarmac for more than two hours, waiting for departure. Many of the Jewish men were wearing kippahs,...
  • Customers File Lawsuit Against Victoria's Secret Alleging Racial Profiling

    04/16/2016 10:31:34 AM PDT · by kevcol · 58 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | April 15, 2016
    Two black women are each seeking $4 million in damages from Victoria's Secret, claiming they were treated like criminals and ordered out of the Beverly Center store by management after a confrontation with an aggressive customer. A lawsuit filed by Shaunda McDaniel and Tammi Robinson alleges negligence, slander, intentional infliction of emotional distress, false arrest and violations of various state codes. . . . According to the complaint, the plaintiffs went to the Victoria's Secret store, located in a predominantly white and affluent area, last June 16 for the chain's semiannual sale. They were perusing the sale items when a...
  • HUD Threatens To Sue Landlords Who Screen Tenants For Felonies

    04/13/2016 9:25:46 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 86 replies
    Crime: The Obama administration has just made it easier for felons to move in next door. Landlords who don’t want tenants who are going to mug their neighbors or deal drugs will now be treated as racists and potentially sued. Last week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development issued new guidelines to landlords, warning that bans against renters with criminal convictions violate the Fair Housing Act because they disproportionately affect minorities. In effect, the Obama regime is now outlawing criminal background checks for apartment rentals, even though such screening is critical for the protection and security of tenants and...
  • 60 Big-Name Businesses Join Coalition Against Missouri 'Religious Liberty' Bill

    04/13/2016 11:52:13 AM PDT · by Cyberman · 50 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 04/13/2016 | Summer Ballentine
    More than 60 businesses including some of Missouri's biggest corporate names joined a coalition opposed to state legislation that would protect businesses objecting on religious grounds to same-sex marriages, the latest sign of a backlash against such proposals across the country. Agricultural giant Monsanto, prescription drug benefits manager Express Scripts, and pet food maker Nestle Purina are among employers to join the recently formed Missouri Competes, according to gay rights advocacy group PROMO, which released the list just hours before a House committee heard testimony from business, sports and religious groups. Dozens crammed in the Capitol basement for the late-night...
  • North Carolina Governor Tries to Step Back From Bias Law

    04/13/2016 10:48:30 AM PDT · by Cyberman · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/12/2016 | Richard Fausset and Alan Blinder
    Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina, whose state has been the subject of withering criticism since he signed legislation limiting bathroom access for transgender people and eliminating anti-discrimination ordinances based on sexual orientation, announced Tuesday that he would strengthen workplace protections for state employees and urge the General Assembly to modify part of the law.... He also said he would urge lawmakers to reverse course and allow people to bring discrimination cases in state court.... Since the measure became law, North Carolina has faced a barrage of criticism from business interests and warnings of boycotts and canceled investments. PayPal, an...
  • If You Don't Rent to Criminals, Are You a Racist?

    04/11/2016 5:32:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 10, 2016 | Jeff Jacoby
    You're a private landlord, renting apartments in a building you bought with your savings from years of hard work and modest living. You take pride in maintaining your property, keeping it clean, comfortable, and attractive. You charge a fair rent and treat your tenants with courtesy and respect. Your tenants, in turn, appreciate the care you put into the building. And they trust you to screen prospective tenants wisely, accepting only residents who won't jeopardize the building's safe and neighborly character. That's why you only consider applications from individuals who are employed or in school, whose credit scores are strong,...
  • Report: Carnival cruises have to ban Cubans from upcoming trips [Imagine if Blacks were banned]

    04/09/2016 5:29:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    chron.com ^ | 4/8/16 | Camilio Smith
    There’s been plenty of anticipation about booking trips to Cuba since travel restrictions eased in the past year. However, a first-person report in the Miami Herald says there are some people living in the U.S. who can’t take part in a Cuba vacation cruise.... [the Carnival representative] asked me to hold. She returned to read me a statement from the legal department: “Current Cuban law prohibits Cuban-born individuals from entering Cuba via ship or other sea vessel, regardless of U.S. citizenship status. For that reason, at the present time, Fathom cannot accommodate Cuban-born individuals.”