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  • White student sues Texas med schools that rejected him for minorities with lower GPAs, MCATs

    02/01/2023 11:26:11 AM PST · by CFW · 52 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 1/31/23 | Jennifer Kabbany
    A white male student has sued six Texas medical schools that rejected him for admissions but allegedly admitted other students — namely students of color and women — who had lower MCAT scores. The class-action lawsuit was filed Jan. 10 by the America First Legal Foundation’s Center for Legal Equality.
  • Policeman’s Resignation Shows the Fallout Over Marriage Has Begun

    01/30/2023 6:47:29 AM PST · by Dr. Marten · 29 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | 01.27.2023 | Tony Perkins
    Last week, North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis (N.C.) bragged to The Washington Post that he doesn’t “vote for anything” that he thinks “will have a serious political consequence.” They were glib words for a man who’d just put his name behind a bill rewriting marriage for every American. Like the 11 other Republican senators whose moral courage collapsed before the nation’s eyes, Senator Tillis would have you believe there’s no fallout from his vote for same-sex marriage. But a young Georgia policeman who’s out of a job over his beliefs would beg to disagree.“Christians should not be fearful of this...
  • President Trump Calls for Canceling AT&T DirecTV After Newsmax Dropped

    01/26/2023 1:06:08 PM PST · by conservative98 · 91 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 26 January 2023 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    President Donald Trump Wednesday night joined the outcry against AT&T DirecTV's removal of Newsmax from its satellite and cable systems, calling it "disgusting" and saying that the move was a "big blow to the Republican Party and to America itself." In a post on his Truth Social, Trump wrote: "WOW. AT&T DIRECTV REMOVES NEWSMAX FROM ITS CHANNEL LINEUP. This disgusting move comes after “deplatforming” OAN last year. The Radical Left seems to have taken over the mind and soul of AT&T. This is a big blow to the Republican Party, and to America itself.” Trump continued: “For DIRECTV to drop...
  • DeSantis Hammers NHL Over ‘Discriminatory’ Job Posting: ‘Not Welcome In The State Of Florida’

    01/14/2023 1:47:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | January 13, 2023 | Ryan Saavedra
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis slammed the National Hockey League (NHL) in a statement Friday afternoon after the league posted what the state deemed to be a “discriminatory” job posting. “The NHL is proud to announce its first-ever Pathway to Hockey Summit launching during our 2023 All Star festivities in South Florida!” the NHL said in the job posting on LinkedIn. “The Pathway to Hockey Summit is a career event for diverse job seekers who are pursuing careers in hockey. The day will be filled with guest speakers and panelists, networking opportunities, and more!” The event takes place on February 2...
  • Vanity: Man Kicked out of Mall for Wearing “Jesus Saves” T-Shirt

    01/13/2023 9:29:13 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 79 replies
    Not a “news story” so posted as a Vanity. Video at link. Minnesota. John Mason @LivingGodsTruth I automatically assumed this was overseas, but it's right here in America.
  • Fighting Campus Bigotry with Prof. Mark J. Perry

    01/09/2023 6:31:31 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 1 replies
    Glenn's substack ^ | 1-9-23 | Glenn Reynolds
    When it comes to fighting the power, Prof. Mark J. Perry is doing it. He’s been filing complaints for civil rights violations against universities that discriminate on the basis of race and sex – for example, establishing all-women or all-minority scholarships or programs – because doing so, even if it’s for fashionable reasons, is against the law. I asked him a to talk about what he’s doing and why, and at the end he has some advice on how you can help, and an offer of assistance. I chime in with some other things you can do. 1. Please describe...
  • Biden’s Racial Discrimination for Federal Judges-5 of Biden’s appellate and district court judges are white men. 91 are women and minorities.

    12/29/2022 7:01:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 27 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 29, 2022 | Daniel Greenfield
    At what point does affirmative action become apartheid? Bloomberg Law breaks down the numbers for Biden’s judicial appointments. Of the 97 judges confirmed by the Senate in the last two years, three quarters of them are women, and nearly half of the appointees — including Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson — are women of color. And while most presidents pick from a pool of existing judges, government attorneys and lawyers in private practice, Biden has cast a wider net. About one-third of Biden’s confirmed judges have experience as public defenders and a dozen are former civil rights lawyers, according...
  • How a Trump-allied group fighting ‘anti-white bigotry’ beats Biden in court

    12/13/2022 12:34:37 AM PST · by blueplum · 9 replies
    WaPo ^ | 12 Dec 2022 | Beth Reinhard and Josh Dawsey
    ....America First Legal is headed by Stephen Miller, the architect of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants. While AFL lacks the name recognition and financial heft of many conservative counterparts, it has racked up notable court victories over the Biden administration. Casting itself as “the long-awaited answer to the ACLU,” AFL has weaponized the grievance politics embodied by Trump’s “Make America Great Again” movement through dozens of federal lawsuits... ...The group’s success is alarming civil rights advocates, who fear Miller has figured out how to harness the courts to protect America’s declining White majority ...
  • Account Closed: Banks and Businesses Cancel Christians

    12/02/2022 4:20:48 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 34 replies
    Faith Wire ^ | 12/1/22 | Dale Hurd
    When the National Committee for Religious Freedom, headed by former U.S. Senator and Religious Freedom Ambassador Sam Brownback, needed a bank account, they went to JPMorgan Chase. After only a few weeks they learned their account had been closed. Multi-Faith Charity Has Its Account Closed. Why? “I went in to make a deposit at a branch here in Kansas about three or four weeks after we’d opened up the account,” Brownback told us, “And the teller there said ‘That account’s been closed.’ And I go, ‘What?’ and they said, ‘That account’s been closed. Your funds will be sent to you...
  • California Workers Win $125,000 After Vaccine Discrimination Lawsuit

    11/22/2022 3:37:11 PM PST · by george76 · 6 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | November 21, 2022 | Juliette Fairley
    Five months after filing a lawsuit against the Goleta Water District in Santa Barbara, attorneys have secured a six-figure award in favor of five plaintiffs resulting from the utility’s restrictive COVID-19 employee vaccine mandate. “This was fairly early on that they offered this judgment that the plaintiffs were the prevailing parties, which means they did not want to litigate this case clearly and go to discovery,” said Mariah Gondeiro, an Advocates for Faith & Freedom lawyer. “I believe that we can use it in other cases as a precedent.” Advocates for Faith & Freedom, a nonprofit law firm, filed their...
  • Jeff Bezos sued by former housekeeper over working conditions, discrimination by other staff

    11/06/2022 4:15:59 PM PST · by Twotone · 18 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 3, 2022 | Annie Palmer
    A woman who says she worked as a housekeeper for Jeff Bezos is suing the Amazon founder and companies that manage his properties, claiming she endured “unsafe and unhealthy work conditions” and was subject to racial discrimination by other staff. Mercedes Wedaa said she was hired by Bezos’ staff in 2019 to help maintain the billionaire tech magnate’s Seattle-area property. Wedaa and other housekeeping staff regularly worked between 10 to 14 hours a day, and weren’t given adequate meal or rest breaks, she alleged in the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in King County Superior Court in Seattle. The lawsuit...
  • Scarborough: Herschel Walker Lacks 'The Capacity' To Be Senator

    11/06/2022 3:29:16 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 81 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Scarborough on the black Republican Herschel Walker: When I see Herschel out there, I actually see that as a tragedy for Herschel and his family. He doesn't belong there. He's been pushed out there by power -- by Donald Trump. He's not ready for primetime. And he keeps saying things that are just absolutely humiliating....He's not fit for the job. Not qualified for the job. And, and, and doesn't, [deep sigh] he doesn't have the capacity to effectively be a United States senator." Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Some Thoughts On Affirmative Action

    11/03/2022 6:32:37 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    Manhattan Contrarian ^ | 2 Nov, 2022 | Francis Menton
    The Supreme Court arguments in the Harvard and University of North Carolina affirmative action cases took place on Monday. I listened to some substantial portion, although it was not possible for me to listen to the whole thing (some 5 hours in total). From what I heard, I agree with most commenters that affirmative action in the form currently practiced throughout academia is not likely to survive. Affirmative action is one of those issues on which the opinions of our intellectual elites diverge almost completely from the opinions of normal people. In a piece on Tuesday (November 1) discussing the...
  • The double discrimination faced by Kurdish women in Iran (racist apartheid Islamist regime)

    10/19/2022 5:57:40 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 5 replies
    Al araby ^ | Oct 6, 2022 | Alessandra Bajec
    In-depth: The death of Jina 'Mahsa' Amini at the hands of the Islamic Republic's morality police sparked nationwide protests and has put a spotlight on the plight of Iran's long-oppressed Kurdish minority... With the protest movement following the lead of Kurdistan, the Kurdish cause has rapidly become intertwined with that of other oppressed communities in Iran.
  • In Australia, Christians are having to choose between their church or their job

    10/06/2022 8:11:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 06 October 2022 | David Robertson
    A Rubicon has been crossed in Australia. For the first time, someone has lost their job not because of something they said or did, but because of the church they belong to. Essendon AFL is an Australian rules football team. Based in Melbourne, it has a membership of over 80,000 and is a major player in what is a large and lucrative sport in Australia. This week it appointed a local businessman, Andrew Thorburn, as its chief executive. He lasted one day in the job and the story is best summed up by the Herald Sun headline, "Essendon's chief executive...
  • Conservatives, Pro-Lifers Subjected to Increased Political Violence After Biden Speech

    10/04/2022 5:53:55 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 3 Oct, 2022 | Eric Lendrum
    In the aftermath of a widely-panned speech by Joe Biden declaring all Trump supporters to be a “threat ot democracy,” conservatives across the country have been the victims of political violence, with some instances turning deadly. As reported by Fox News, the most infamous example to date took place in North Dakota, where an 18-year-old Trump supporter, Cayler Ellingson, was murdered by a 41-year-old man, Shannon Brandt, due to Ellingson’s political beliefs; Brandt ran the teenager over with his SUV and then fled the scene, later confessing to the crime to police but falsely claiming that Ellingson was part of...
  • Twilio CEO announces 11% of employees will lose jobs in 'Anti-Racist' focused layoffs

    09/19/2022 7:12:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 88 replies ^ | 9/16/2022 | Adam Sabes
    Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson announced in a message to all employees that 11% of its workforce would be laid off, stating that they made the layoffs through an "Anti-Racist" and "Anti-Oppression" lens. The San Francisco-based corporate communications company CEO said in the message to employees that the layoffs are "wise and necessary." "I'm not going to sugarcoat things. A layoff is the last thing we want to do, but I believe it's wise and necessary. Twilio has grown at an astonishing rate over the past couple years. It was too fast, and without enough focus on our most important company...
  • Explicit, unapologetic racism in the California courts?

    09/14/2022 4:18:32 AM PDT · by AJFavish · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 14, 2022 | Allan J. Favish
    The State Bar of California is the "regulatory arm of the California Supreme Court responsible for licensing and disciplining attorneys." The State Bar's mission is "to protect the public and includes the primary functions of licensing, regulation and discipline of attorneys; the advancement of the ethical and competent practice of law; and support of efforts for greater access to, and inclusion in, the legal system."In accomplishing its mission, the State Bar should follow the law. Therefore, the State Bar should explain why its encouragement of employers to match the racial composition of their attorney workforce with the racial composition of...
  • Incoming UK PM, Liz Truss,Vows 'No White Men' in Her Cabinet

    09/06/2022 7:25:05 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 88 replies
    Klaus Arminius on Twitter ^ | September 5, 2022 | Klaus Arminius
    Klaus Arminius @Klaus_Arminius 🇬🇧#UK Prime Minister candidate, Liz Truss, has vowed not to appoint Native British men in her cabinet.
  • Starbucks executives, directors are sued over diversity policies

    09/02/2022 12:57:16 PM PDT · by Ebenezer · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 31, 2022 | Jonathan Stempel
    Aug 31 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) executives and directors have been sued by a conservative think tank that believes the coffee chain's efforts to promote diversity amount to racial discrimination. In a complaint filed on Tuesday, the National Center for Public Policy Research objected to Starbucks' setting hiring goals for Blacks and other people of color, awarding contracts to "diverse" suppliers and advertisers, and tying executive pay to diversity. The plaintiff, a Starbucks shareholder, said those policies require the company to make race-baced [sic] decisions that benefit minorities, and violate federal and state civil rights laws.