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warrens Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-21-06 03:52 PM
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30. Let's offer them a
"College Republicans-Only Howard-Beach-Style Beating."
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  -BU College Republicans offer whites-only scholarship Jed Dilligan  Nov-21-06 02:55 PM   #0 
  - I'm offering head of the line privileges to young republicans  BOSSHOG   Nov-21-06 02:57 PM   #1 
  - They should name it the "Please pay attention to us" scholarship  bryant69   Nov-21-06 02:59 PM   #2 
  - That sums up my feelings as well. Just another attention-grabbing STUNT.  dicksteele   Nov-21-06 04:21 PM   #35 
  - Oh, it's "not about race"  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-21-06 03:00 PM   #3 
  - Who's the provost, Michael Richards? LOL  hsher   Nov-21-06 03:01 PM   #4 
  - LOL!!!  Minnesota_Lib   Nov-21-06 03:19 PM   #20 
  - There are lots and lots of racist scholarships  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 03:01 PM   #5 
  - That's the point the College Republicans are trying to make  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 03:03 PM   #7 
  - I don't see it as bigotry, not in any legally addressable sense  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 03:14 PM   #16 
  - I don't like affirmative action  newsdude   Nov-21-06 03:18 PM   #19 
  - Context  bryant69   Nov-21-06 03:05 PM   #8 
  - I Would Only Add  The Deacon   Nov-21-06 03:11 PM   #11 
  - But those whites who choose not to go...  Momgonepostal   Nov-21-06 03:20 PM   #21 
     - That Was My Point  The Deacon   Nov-21-06 03:35 PM   #26 
  - A local Norwegian cultural center offers scholarships...  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 03:20 PM   #22 
  - We got rid of racial preferences in CA,  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 03:23 PM   #25 
     - whiter and richer? Haven't many Asians also fared well in CA universities?  cryingshame   Nov-21-06 04:25 PM   #38 
        - Yes, and they continue to be heavily represented in the student body.  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 05:13 PM   #41 
  - A scholarship that benefits an oppressed minority is not bigoted  klook   Nov-21-06 03:11 PM   #12 
  - I would be fine with those if it were a caucasian group who had  unpossibles   Nov-21-06 03:15 PM   #17 
  - One way to eliminate any discrimination is to give scholarships to applicants who pass a test  jody   Nov-21-06 03:17 PM   #18 
  - there are lots of different kinds of scholarships...  Momgonepostal   Nov-21-06 03:23 PM   #23 
     - I agree. Have a nice day! n/t  jody   Nov-21-06 04:25 PM   #39 
  - The problem around here seems to be people using the word racist differently.  bloom   Nov-21-06 03:23 PM   #24 
  - Are you suggesting the United Negro College Fund...  Bornaginhooligan   Nov-21-06 03:37 PM   #27 
     - Quite the contrary  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 03:48 PM   #28 
        - I agree, though I am in favor  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 03:50 PM   #29 
           - See my post about the Norwegian cultural center  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 03:59 PM   #32 
              - No argument there  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 05:08 PM   #40 
                 - Because they see the other scholarships as racist, yes  TechBear_Seattle   Nov-21-06 06:54 PM   #43 
                    - Except maybe the "Rove is a genius" crowd  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 06:55 PM   #44 
                    - Except maybe the "Rove is a genius" crowd  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 06:56 PM   #45 
  - 25% Caucasian? How did they come up with 25%?  Nikki Stone1   Nov-21-06 03:02 PM   #6 
  - 25%? Would Tiger Woods or Barack Obama be welcome?  BringEmOn   Nov-21-06 03:10 PM   #10 
  - Well, probably because they came across some black-only scholarship  Kelly Rupert   Nov-21-06 04:23 PM   #36 
  - So how do you prove what percent caucasian you are?  Momgonepostal   Nov-21-06 03:09 PM   #9 
  - LOL  silverweb   Nov-21-06 03:11 PM   #13 
  - I'm sure these people love quadroons and octoroons. (n/t)  klook   Nov-21-06 03:13 PM   #15 
  - Geez. So..  ananda   Nov-21-06 03:12 PM   #14 
  - Let's offer them a  warrens   Nov-21-06 03:52 PM   #30 
  - Hey, I like it...  jmowreader   Nov-21-06 03:58 PM   #31 
  - Michael Richards Achievement and Recognition Scholarship  hadrons   Nov-21-06 04:01 PM   #33 
  - Hmmmm...  LWolf   Nov-21-06 04:15 PM   #34 
  - Very good point  Jed Dilligan   Nov-21-06 05:26 PM   #42 
  - Well according to this group Barak Obama would qualify.  cat_girl25   Nov-21-06 04:24 PM   #37 
 

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