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Dear Mexican: What do you think of the affirmative action in the education system? I know the politicians and educators deny this, but we all know it’s happening. All the yellow and white kids have to work their asses off to gain admittance in a competitive school like UCLA or UC Berkeley. With Mexicans, all you’ve got to do is beat or match the average whitey or chino, and you’re there! School officials argue this is to help the minorities reach the top. Well, hello, you wabs are hardly minorities in the U.S. According to recent Census forecasts, you guys will BE the majority in a couple of years! And with the rate at which you guys have sex without birth control, we could be looking at next year!

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Dear Chinita: The Mexican has always opposed race-based affirmative action, because studies have long shown gabachas benefit from such programs the most, not racial and ethnic minorities. I favor a class-conscious approach: the son of a third-generation Kentucky coal miner deserves financial aid and opportunities more than some fresa whose family owns agave fields in Los Altos de Jalisco, you know? That said, your complaint is just as racist as you say affirmative action is. It’s based on a false premise that Mexicans who benefit from affirmative action somehow don’t work as hard as Asian Americans who aren’t eligible. And you know this how? You don’t. The straw man used by affirmative action opponent that stupid Mexican and black students are taking college slots away from deserving Asian Americans is Trumpism at its finest—take a “model” minority and use them to bash others. I don’t run a university, but my understanding of why administrators want diversity is that they want coeds to learn alongside a representation of all America, not just elites and eggheads. So let the undocumented Chicanos who went to a shitty public school and has two parents with grade-school educations in Mexico and work three jobs to barely make rent in a one-bedroom they share with two other families teach your overachieving ass a bit about life—you might be surprised what you learn, if your arrogance allows it. PS, nice of you to assimilate so much into America that you’re using the same Yellow Peril bullshit rhetoric gabachos used against the Chinese back in the day—progress!



I’m a gabacho who, by virtue of my Mexican stepfather, has a Mexican last name. Ironically enough, while my fellow gabachos never bother me about this, I get grief from Mexicans all the time. It usually happens in service situations where I’m paying with a credit card that reveals my family name. In these cases, Mexicans waiters and cashiers will frequently subject me to such indignities as having me produce multiple forms of ID, interrogating me as to my genealogy or glaring cruelly at my blond-haired, blue-eyed daughter and pointing out the obvious: “She doesn’t look like a Mexican!” The way I see it, I’m a perfect example of 21st-century ethnic diversity, but the Mexicans treat me and my beautiful familia like turds floating in their gene pool. ¿Por que? In college, my left-leaning professors had us all convinced that only gabachos were capable of racism and prejudice. I’m starting to think they might have been wrong.

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Dear Gabacho: Of course Mexicans can be racist—look how we treat Guatemalans—so why are you surprised? Because a leftist professor told you otherwise? Leftist professors also write eloquently and incisively, but you sure didn’t pick up on THAT…

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  1. What do I think about “Affirmative Action”?

    “Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.” — Henry David Thoreau

    The “enterprise” being the politically-motivated push to force government-approved unqualified applicants into higher social ranks beyond their modest abilities; the “new clothes” being this fine-sounding new euphemism for racial discrimination.

  2. anarchyst says:

    Affirmative action policies damage those who they are supposed to help.
    The largest problem with “affirmative action” is the implementation of “disparate impact” policies, which have actually morphed into laws and statutes, REQUIRING affirmative action to be used for all minorities of a certain race..
    Disparate impact policies lump in the unqualified with those who are truly qualified and damage those minorities who could make it on their own without help.

  3. Affirmative Action is one of many reward schemes invented by American victim cult leaders to buy the votes of American victim cult rank-and-file who crave illicit federal entitlements.

    Victim cult rank-and-file groups that benefit from AA entitlements include these people:

    Military Veterans

  4. anarchyst says:
    @Joe Franklin

    I must respectfully disagree with you, lumping military veterans in with your list of “affirmative action” beneficiaries. Quite often, military veterans get “the short end of the stick” because of deployments and other issues. Employment opportunities for veterans are frequently subject to the “old-boy (non-veteran)” selection system that, despite laws that are supposed to give veterans a “preference” are skewed towards selecting non-veterans. (Ask me how I know).
    Military veterans gave up a part of their lives, unlike every other group that you have listed. Active duty military personnel live under more restrictive rules that civilians and are quite often deployed away from home for extended times.
    In addition, military veterans are often smarter and more dedicated that the others on your list.

    • Replies: @Gross Terry
    , @Joe Franklin
  5. botazefa says:

    The straw man used by affirmative action opponent that stupid Mexican and black students are taking college slots away from deserving Asian Americans is Trumpism at its finest—take a “model” minority and use them to bash others.

    It’s not a strawman. Have you not bothered to read any of the work done by the owner of the website upon which you publish?

    • Replies: @interesting
  6. @anarchyst

    They gave up a part of their lives for money. America isn’t at war, you are mercenaries, so please bugger off with your bootsniffing.

    I always thank the UPS man for his “service” at work too, gives me a good laugh.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
    • Replies: @anarchyst
  7. @anarchyst

    Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP)

    Most departments and agencies in the Federal Government are required to have an affirmative action program for the recruitment, employment, and advancement of disabled veterans. The law requires agencies to develop annual Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) Plans.

    Each year, agencies must submit DVAAP accomplishment reports to OPM. The accomplishment reports must describe agency efforts to promote the maximum employment and job advancement opportunities for disabled veterans as well as certain veterans of the Vietnam era and of the post-Vietnam era who are qualified for such employment and advancement. As part of their submission package, each agency must include a signed statement certifying that the agency has an up-to-date DVAAP plan.

    OPM provides guidance and assistance to Federal agencies in developing DVAAP plans. Agency and OPM responsibilities are covered in title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 720, subpart C, and also 38 United States Code, section 4214. OPM reviews each submission to determine whether it is consistent with the applicable law and regulations. OPM submits an Annual Report to Congress on the employment of veterans in the Federal Government.


    I merely stated an easily verifiable fact.

    Todays volunteer military veterans are willing tools of PC tyrants.

    Veterans are rewarded with federal entitlements for their support of PC tyranny.

    A superior defender of American constitutional freedoms is armed law-abiding civilians.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  8. LauraMR says:

    I was forced to state a “race” in my applications that I actually don’t have and never got anything but upfront “there is never going to be a chance in hell you will get into this university, even if you pay in full”. Interestingly, my grades have always been top 0.5%.

    • Replies: @jim jones
  9. @botazefa

    of course not, he’s pushing a narrative not the fucking truth….

  10. anon • Disclaimer says:

    Why is this guy on this website?

    • Replies: @Anon
  11. anarchyst says:
    @Joe Franklin

    I appreciate you pointing out that “affirmative action” for veterans exists. However, in my day, (Vietnam veteran), the programs that were out there were inaccessible to veterans because of the civilian government employee “old boy” network. It was almost impossible for a veteran to get a federal job…
    As to your disdain for today’s military, I detect a certain amount of jealousy…

    • Replies: @Joe Franklin
  12. anarchyst says:
    @Gross Terry

    It is CIVILIANS (chickenhawks) who send the military on their missions.
    It is apparent that you never served in the military…they probably wouldn’t want you.
    Any chance that you were a protester during the Vietnam war?
    Of course, when the draft stopped so did the protests…

  13. Tiny Duck says:

    white guys have had affirmative action for 500 years

    what exactly have white guys created by themselves

    • Replies: @Dana Thompson
  14. Apparently you haven’t served with the men in brown shorts either.

    At least the UPS guys do something useful for me, unlike the military.

  15. @Tiny Duck

    Just about everything of value.
    You’ve got a pretty good schtick. You’ve conned a lot of people into thinking you’re some kind of troll, but actually your mission is to make the opposing viewpoint appear as ridiculous as possible, and you’re a virtuoso at it.
    Maybe I should keep quiet about it, but you’ve certainly blown your cover with your latest post. I want to be the first to say Kudos, friend!

    • Replies: @interesting
  16. Afro-Blacks have acquired an unbelievable amount of federal protected group entitlements, entitlements by law that never existed prior to 1960.

    1. Government enforced Affirmative Action for Afro-blacks
    2. Government 8A set-aside contracts for Afro-black owned businesses
    3. Deliberate broadcast media and government misrepresentation of violent felony Afro-black crime wave
    4. Frequent mass Afro-black rioting, assaulting, looting and arson without government prosecution or suppression
    5. Afro-Black terrorists organizations operate freely in public (Black Panthers, NBPP, BLM, BLA, Crips, Nation of Islam)
    6. Servile government support for historically black colleges and afro-black scholarship programs
    7. Unprosecuted afro-black Panther intimidation of voters at polls
    8. Politically partisan Afro-black churches and associations granted tax exempt status
    9. Most Afro-black children’s welfare financed by taxpayers
    10.Government anti-discrimination laws for Afro-blacks
    11.Hate speech law prosecutions in favor of Afro-blacks, and other protected classes
    12.Preferential immigration, asylum, and citizenship for Afro-blacks
    13. Disproportionate number of Afro-blacks in cushy federal government employment
    14. Many Afro-black voters not required to display photo ID
    15. Unrealistic portrayal of Afro-blacks in movies and TV
    16. Afro-black civil right organizations financed and led by filthy rich protected class people
    17. Election of the most unbelievably stupid members of the US congress
    18. Afro-black dominated city’s bailout by county, state and federal taxpayer
    19. Afro-black history month
    20. Ridiculous Afro-black studies in public schools and colleges
    21. Astronomical Afro-black STD and HIV rates are not a controlled public health hazard
    22. Banks forced to give loans to Afro-blacks with bad credit
    23. White supremacists blamed for Afro-black false flag hate crimes
    24. At least 70% of afro-black children are bastards
    25. Afro-black Caucus in the US congress
    26. Sanctuary cities for Afro-blacks, and other protected classes
    27. Afro-black diversity supremacy scheme imposed on white majority nations
    28. Afro-black athletes and rapper thugs glorified by mass media
    29. Afro-black on white people crime rate is lopsided and extreme
    30. President of the US promotes undue entitlements for Afro-blacks and other diversity people
    31. Afro-black only organizations allowed by law, white-only organizations outlawed
    32. BLM terrorist demand and receive reduced policing in black majority areas
    33. Feds assist Afro-blacks to extort money and concessions from local city tax payers
    34. White Privilege crap taught in public schools and universities.
    35 Afro-black wilding assaults, flash mob robberies, mall riots, and knockout game is rampant and unprosecuted.
    36. Black scholarships allowed in public colleges, white scholarships are illegal.
    37. Feds give tax money to immigrant negroes to bribe them not to join ISIS.
    38. Lowered academic standards for afro-blacks and other diversity people in public service jobs
    39. Federal government coerces private businesses to implement diversity policies, or else suffer federal prosecution, denial of tax breaks and business licenses, and denial of federal contracts.
    40. Criminal blacks conspire to assassinate police, no hate crime charges and no domestic terrorism label
    41.Obama signs EO forcing public schools to stop disciplining black thugs in school
    42. Blacks commit hoax hate crimes, and never are prosecuted for doing it.
    43. Blacks receive government sponsored grants to attend college, white Christian people get primarily loans.
    44. Frequent federal interference in local government prosecutions of violent black criminals.

    • Replies: @botazefa
  17. @anarchyst

    I appreciate you pointing out that “affirmative action” for veterans exists. However, in my day, (Vietnam veteran), the programs that were out there were inaccessible to veterans because of the civilian government employee “old boy” network. It was almost impossible for a veteran to get a federal job…
    As to your disdain for today’s military, I detect a certain amount of jealousy…

    In the old days, most ex-military came back to federal work as highly paid government contractors also with veteran hiring preferences.

    Nowadays, ex-military are all double and triple dipper’s receiving multiple federal government pensions.

    Such is an entitlement mentality!

    I’m not jealous of people that take mercenary pay to actively destroy constitutional freedoms and interfere stupidly in foreign affairs.

    The true enemy of the American constitutional republic is domestic.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  18. TheJester says:

    What Do You Think About Affirmative Action?

    Not much. It appears to be a way of admitting unqualified people to universities and technical institutes, giving them what used to be called social passes, and then selecting them for high-paying government and corporate jobs as a “sop” to political correctness and HR-mandated diversity statistics.

    As decision-makers, we all know there is the practical need to convince the Cultural Marxist Commissars that you are part of their team and accept Marxist-approved Social Science as true so they will (1) leave you alone, (2) give you a new washing machine, or (3) put you in the queue for a promotion.

    However, I’m confused. I thought we had put political science (or, what should be more aptly called, politicized science) to rest with the implosion of the Soviet Union in 1991.

    What am I missing?

  19. botazefa says:
    @Joe Franklin

    The natural and reasonable consequence of slavery is that later generations will try to correct the injustice. Civil Rights is an effort in that direction. Do you not agree that citizens in need are rightfully a major concern of a responsible citizenry? Is your beef that it has gotten out of control?

    • Replies: @interesting
    , @Joe Franklin
  20. JohnDough says:

    All the affirmative action college students I know are from mixed relationships. Basically and in a nutshell these students are indistinguishable from white all across the board. They have the best of both worlds. They even have upper degree parents with Phd’s and multiple Master’s degrees, and families with money. This is a travesty against all individuals from poor and formally uneducated families that these programs are supposed to help. It’s also a racist action against whites and Asians with similar challenged backgrounds.

    Many kids I know from these poorer classes aren’t in school because they can’t afford it or compete against affirmative action students who’ve attended $50K a year private schools or other select private schools. These kids went to school with the busing crowd and that has succeeded in leveling the playing field in a downward direction unfortunately. Busing has also been the great motivator for private schools and charters.

    In addition “gabacho” is a pejorative racist word and you use use it quite freely. Your column suffers from relative and situation based politicized morality. Time to practice what you preach Mexican.

  21. anarchyst says:

    I don’t think too many people would have a complaint about affirmative action, if it were based on family income and social status rather than race.
    Why should Oprah Winfrey’s (hypothetical) child get a “free ride” while a poor white kid from Appalachia is deemed to have “white privilege” and thus is denied the same opportunity?
    Affirmative action (the way it is practiced today) is evil and must be abolished…

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  22. TheJester says:
    @Joe Franklin

    Add all of these victim groups up and they must amount to something like 75% to 80% of our population … and still counting. That leaves an incredible burden on the few remaining White males who are allegedly responsible (according to the narratives) for victimizing everyone else and who are therefore responsible for compensating everyone else for the alleged victimizations. Are the few remaining White males who are not victims akin to history’s worst tyrants holding entire populations in bondage? Hard to believe!

    Something smells rotten here but the pay must be good … or there would not be such a clamor to demean oneself as a victim who is perpetually victimized by anonymous victimizers as an offhanded way to earn a living.

    • Replies: @interesting
    , @Joe Franklin
  23. @botazefa

    “correcting” an injustice with an injustice isn’t a solution.

    Blacks were doing far better from 1865 until 1965 then from 1965 till now… almost every measure.

    source: Thomas Sowell

  24. @TheJester

    “There is another class of coloured people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.”
    ― Booker T. Washington

  25. This is the culture that the Mexican criminals are destroying.
    This was in Spain.

  26. @TheJester

    Add all of these victim groups up and they must amount to something like 75% to 80% of our population … and still counting.

    My assessment of protected victim class groups is that victim class people comprise over 95% of the US voting population and 100% of Israel’s voting population.

    Here’s all of the federally protected victim class groups currently recognized by the US federal government:

    Women are federally entitled because of Male oppression
    Jewish are federally entitled because of Gentile oppression
    Queers are federally entitled because of Straight oppression
    Muslims are federally entitled because of Christian oppression
    Disabled are federally entitled because of Healthy oppression
    Afro-blacks are federally entitled because of White oppression
    Latinos are federally entitled because of Gringo oppression
    Hispanics are federally entitled because of Gringo oppression
    Military Veterans are federally entitled because of Militia oppression
    Native Americans are federally entitled because of Paleface oppression
    Asians are federally entitled because of Occidental oppression
    National Socialist are federally entitled because of Local-State Government oppression
    Zionist are federally entitled because of Anti-Fascist oppression

    This victim class supremacy scheme is tyranny supported by a super-majority of American voters and the US 2-party system.

  27. TG says:

    Divide and conquer. It’s an old story.

    The rich rob us blind and then set the proles to fighting each other for crumbs.

    You don’t have to be a Stalinist to think that Wall Street bankers have different interests from truck drivers and carpenters (even Adam Smith was on board with that thought). And you don’t have to think that all great fortunes are dishonestly won, to accept that many great fortunes are in fact dishonestly won, and that the rich and powerful are not at all shy about using their leverage to cheat and tilt the playing field in their favor.

  28. jim jones says:

    I had to deal with a local Government Agency recently about my property taxes, at the end of the telephone conversation they asked my ethnicity. I said “English”, and rather surprisingly they accepted it.

  29. Tiny Duck says:

    white men have received affirmative action for over 500 years

    Read Leonard Pitts on this topic

  30. anarchyst says:
    @Joe Franklin

    You are only half-correct in your statement that ex-military came back to federal work for military contractors, BUT this statement is only true for those who RETIRED from the military. You see, good connections are made by interfacing with civilian military contracting companies that have been awarded military contracts.
    For the person who does one or two enlistments and then leaves the service, these options are usually not available; hence the need for laws establishing “preference”. I maintain, that even today, these “preferences” are awarded to our veterans at a miniscule rate, the jobs being reserved for those civilians who have never served in the military.
    As to military pensions, the whole system is changing. Those who enlist today will not receive the same pension benefits as those who are presently serving. The federal government is moving military retirement benefits to a 401-k style system away from the present “defined benefits” plan.
    As to “double dipping” there is much more of that in the civilian government network than there is in the military. Quite often, cops, firefighters and other civilian government employees stack their benefits as overtime is figured in to the final retirement benefit amount. They work as much overtime as possible in their last 3 to 5 years before retirement in order to stack their retirement amount. For those who did not pay into Social Security, all they have to do is work for ten years, to receive full Social Security benefits on top of their bloated pension…look at the mess California is in, with pension obligations exceeding their state budget.
    Military service member retirees are required to accept an “offset” which reduces the amount of their retirement benefits if they are receiving a disability pension from the Veterans Administration.

    • Replies: @Joe Franklin
  31. @anarchyst

    Here’s a listing of some of the federal entitlements US military veterans currently enjoy:

    1. Affirmative Action
    2. Government 8a set aside contracts
    3. Rampant double-dipping and triple-dipping pensions from the US government
    4. Anti-discrimination Laws for veterans – employment, education, contacts, housing, building access, public accommodations, etc.
    5. Federal subsidized VA health care.
    6. Extensive college education benefits
    7. Veterans Administration subsidized housing for life
    8. 20 year enlistment military retirement pension
    9. Incessant government supported media propaganda claiming Veterans are heroes, not tools of tyrants, and propaganda that armed civilians are evil.
    10. Extremely generous and ubiquitous federal disability benefits

  32. MarkinLA says:
    @Joe Franklin

    There is nothing stopping anybody (other than infirmity) from becoming a veteran. So it doesn’t apply.

    • Replies: @Joe Franklin
  33. MarkinLA says:

    Actually all affirmative action is bad because it places people in positions they are not likely qualified for. That slightly behind black student who wants to be an engineer probably has a better chance of developing into one if he went to #5 State U instead of going to the flagship campus or an Ivy equivalent where his math deficiency will quickly turn him into a black studies major.

  34. @MarkinLA

    There is nothing stopping anybody (other than infirmity) from becoming a veteran. So it doesn’t apply.

    Anyone could optionally be queer or disabled and receive AA too, but what normal person desires to be degenerate so as to qualify for government entitlements?

    American volunteer military personnel are willing and morally degenerate tools of tyrants.


    1. to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate.

  35. @botazefa

    The natural and reasonable consequence of slavery is that later generations will try to correct the injustice. Civil Rights is an effort in that direction. Do you not agree that citizens in need are rightfully a major concern of a responsible citizenry? Is your beef that it has gotten out of control?

    Defining and protecting civil rights is a reserved people and state power, not a federal power.

    Refer to the 9th and 10th amendments for authoritative reference.

    Beside that fact, chattel slavery has been banished in the US for over 150 years now.

    No living Afro-black today has ever suffered or experienced chattel slavery.

    If contemporary blacks want reparations for slavery, then they should properly sue the estate and descendants of slave owners.

    Blacks won’t do it because it is unlikely they could prove injury to themselves in a court of law.

    Instead they demand illicit federal entitlements, like all the other victim cult freaks.

  36. Frankie says:

    So, typical macho Mexican – hates AA because it’s good for women, but not him. Be more stereotypical, please. In case you didn’t know, women are the ones who’ve been oppressed since the dawn of time, so maybe check your sexism.

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