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Thank you, Professor Sowell by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2016 I first read Thomas Sowell in college -- no thanks to my college. At the majority of America's institutions of "higher learning," reading Thomas Sowell was a subversive act in the early 1990s when I was a student. It remains so today. Why? Because... Read More
I'm this much Native American, really! "Sacaja-whiner:" Elizabeth Warren and the Oppression Olympics by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Elizabeth Warren is the Harvard law professor running for Senate in Massachusetts as a Democratic populist-progressive champion. But don't call her "Elizabeth Warren." Call her "Pinocchio-hontas," "Chief Full-of-Lies," "Running Joke" or "Sacaja-whiner." Warren has claimed... Read More
Zombie investigates.
Ward Connerly's multi-state campaign to abolish government race and gender preferences rolls onward--defying the grievance-mongers, feminists, and open-borders extremists on the left and spineless GOP establishment officials on the right. This is a conservative movement that has support across racial, gender, generational, and partisan lines. Everywhere Connerly's organization has qualified on the ballot, it has... Read More
If any of you followed my work at the Seattle Times, you know how closely I covered the battle against government racial preferences in Washington state. You may remember that Washington passed Initiative 200 to ban government racial preferences in public hiring and education. Despite massive establishment opposition (led by my then-publisher), the measure was... Read More
The Bush Justice Department is going after the New York City Fire Department because minorities can't pass the FDNY written exam. Intrepid Heather Mac Donald blows the whistle on career DOJ bureaucrats chasing phantom racism: How much longer are public and private institutions going to be held hostage to black and Hispanic academic failure? The... Read More
For satirizing affirmative action scholarships. The indispensible Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is helping the CRs at the University of Rhode Island. More here.
The always-must-read Heather Mac Donald in the always-must-read City Journal: Conservatives asked at the NR Summit last weekend: Where are the leaders? Two words: Ward Connerly. Connerly's shameful treatment by liberal elites is topped only by his shameful treatment by GOP elites--some with the surname Bush--who have subverted his and his vast supporters' efforts to... Read More
An e-mail from Michigan about Ward Connerly's anti-racial preference initative: Still early, but I'll take all the good news I can get. 10:21 pm Eastern update. Reader tips me that local TV also confirms MCRI is passing! Once again, the anti-preference movement wins despite GOP losses nationwide. Same thing happened in 1996 in California and... Read More
Just in... Appeals Court Sides With Cheney in Lawsuit: And a surprise from the Left Coast... 9th Circuit panel rejects minority-contract awards: I've heard from many frustrated contractors in similar situations losing out to so-c
According to this article, White House counsel Alberto Gonzales is the leading candidate to replace John Ashcroft as Attorney General. This column by Robert Novak, written in January 2003, suggests that Gonzales is no friend of conservatives. An excerpt: Update: Over at The Corner, Roger Clegg writes: The problem with Al Gonzales as AG is... Read More
Those of you interested in affirmative action won't want to miss Rick Sander's forthcoming article in the Stanford Law Review. For the next several days, Sander will be blogging about his article at Eugene Volokh's site.
Here's an interesting letter from a former Olympic oarsmen, who reports that the international governing body of rowing is trying to diversify the sport by lowering competitive standards for ethnic minorities: I retired from competition after the 1988 Olympics. But I was vaguely aware that they've tightened things up quite a bit since I quit... Read More
Six years ago, Reagan conservative Reed Davis put his neck on the line in support of a grass-roots initiative to ban government racial preferences in Washington State. As chairman of the local GOP in ultraliberal King County, Davis made the first formal party endorsement of the effort. "We will do everything in our power to... Read More
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