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Schema Thing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-23-10 03:04 PM
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16. Actually at least some of his kids aren't white.
if I'm not mistaken.
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  -Has Senator Webb lost his damn mind? ProSense  Jul-23-10 02:40 PM   #0 
  - I'm beginning to wonder if he had a mind to begin with.  DevonRex   Jul-23-10 02:43 PM   #1 
  - It doesn't matter what one tries to take away from this article, this is just  ProSense   Jul-23-10 02:49 PM   #3 
  - I want to know if his poor, oppressed white kids want to  CBR   Jul-23-10 02:47 PM   #2 
  - I think there's some truth to both points of view  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 02:51 PM   #6 
  - It is a fact that you cannot reverse centuries of  CBR   Jul-23-10 02:56 PM   #8 
  - + a million. Well said  Number23   Jul-24-10 01:47 AM   #104 
  - "Let's remember it alienates people whatever their skin color is to deny their own life experiences"  ProSense   Jul-23-10 02:58 PM   #11 
     - Serious question:  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 03:11 PM   #24 
        - "Do you think that affirmative action is still needed for women, in, for example, education? "  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:15 PM   #27 
           - Depends on the part of education, actually.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:24 PM   #37 
           - To the extent that Affirmative Action policies treat people differently  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 03:28 PM   #40 
              - Hmmm?  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:38 PM   #45 
                 - So honesty = coddling?  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 03:48 PM   #47 
                    - Honesty?  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:51 PM   #48 
                    - Let's break this down and tell me where you disagree  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 04:03 PM   #53 
                       - I disagree.  ProSense   Jul-23-10 04:07 PM   #56 
                          - I don't read him as calling for an end to Affirmative Action  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 04:14 PM   #59 
                             - It reads that way to me, and  ProSense   Jul-23-10 04:17 PM   #60 
                                - I understand  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 04:20 PM   #61 
                                   - "That *is* institutionalized discrimination, justifiable maybe, but it is, to me, dishonest to deny"  ProSense   Jul-23-10 04:25 PM   #62 
                                      - actually many laws that help the poor do discriminate against the rich  dsc   Jul-23-10 04:52 PM   #65 
                                         - " Discrimination merely means to treat one group of people differently than another." Actually,  ProSense   Jul-23-10 05:21 PM   #74 
                                            - than justify them  dsc   Jul-23-10 05:29 PM   #76 
                                               - "don't pretend that some number of white people don't wind up disadvantaged by them."  ProSense   Jul-23-10 05:31 PM   #77 
                                               - No it isn't  dsc   Jul-23-10 06:22 PM   #80 
                                               - Ross Douthat?  ProSense   Jul-23-10 06:36 PM   #81 
                                               - from your link  dsc   Jul-23-10 07:37 PM   #86 
                                               - That's exactly the misread Douthat made  ProSense   Jul-23-10 08:03 PM   #88 
                                               - I have no idea if it is poor whites or rich ones  dsc   Jul-23-10 08:13 PM   #90 
                                               - "study after study has proven that the cutoff score for blacks is lower than that for whites."  ProSense   Jul-23-10 08:21 PM   #91 
                                               - actually I think the SAT is likely biased  dsc   Jul-23-10 08:34 PM   #93 
                                               - You know what's indefensible  ProSense   Jul-23-10 08:45 PM   #94 
                                               - the overall numbers are irrelevent  dsc   Jul-23-10 09:49 PM   #99 
                                               - No  ProSense   Jul-23-10 09:54 PM   #100 
                    - I don't think the other member accepts your framing  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 03:53 PM   #50 
                       - Then they could explain why they disagree  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 04:00 PM   #52 
                          - of course it is.  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 04:03 PM   #54 
                          - I was not attributing bad motives to you  ProSense   Jul-23-10 04:04 PM   #55 
  - Actually at least some of his kids aren't white.  Schema Thing   Jul-23-10 03:04 PM   #16 
  - 1 is half Asian but all the white guys I grew up with in WV  CBR   Jul-23-10 03:07 PM   #18 
  - His kids are not all white.  11 Bravo   Jul-23-10 07:19 PM   #85 
     - I can assume he would like to trade places with my black husband  CBR   Jul-23-10 08:01 PM   #87 
        - Assume away. I've know Jim for over 20 years, but I'm not willing to assume ...  11 Bravo   Jul-23-10 08:32 PM   #92 
  - WTF?  Cary   Jul-23-10 02:49 PM   #4 
  - Remember this guy was a very active republican and switched  Bitwit1234   Jul-23-10 02:50 PM   #5 
  - remember his past job.  ChairmanAgnostic   Jul-23-10 02:54 PM   #7 
  - Very, very ugly on Mr. Webb's part, imo...  Spazito   Jul-23-10 02:56 PM   #9 
  - Sen. Webb  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 03:00 PM   #13 
     - Surprise, maybe not, but are you not disturbed by this "opinion" ...  Spazito   Jul-23-10 03:05 PM   #17 
        - I think he's wrong. nt  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 03:09 PM   #21 
           - thanks for your response, it is appreciated n/t  Spazito   Jul-23-10 03:16 PM   #28 
  - The most important sentence in Webb's article ....  JoePhilly   Jul-23-10 02:57 PM   #10 
  - People need to go read the entire piece before they judge it.  Pirate Smile   Jul-23-10 02:58 PM   #12 
  - There is nothing redeeming about this piece.  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:04 PM   #15 
  - It was different from what I was initially expecting which was why I said people should read the  Pirate Smile   Jul-23-10 03:21 PM   #33 
  - k  patrice   Jul-23-10 05:07 PM   #68 
  - Not that I entirely agree, but weren't we all just crowing here that we needed these conversations?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:02 PM   #14 
  - I think the reaction is an honest one. He made his case and it  CBR   Jul-23-10 03:08 PM   #19 
  - I'm not even talking about the validity of his comments.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:13 PM   #25 
     - I think anger is part of an honest discourse and the reaction  CBR   Jul-23-10 03:16 PM   #29 
        - No - we absolutely wouldn't.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:21 PM   #32 
  - This is my feeling too  NoNothing   Jul-23-10 03:10 PM   #22 
  - That's it exactly.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:14 PM   #26 
  - In reading it, I did not see an invitation to talk about issues of race....  Spazito   Jul-23-10 03:23 PM   #36 
     - I don't think that's fair.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jul-23-10 03:26 PM   #38 
        - I don't think it is unfair at all....  Spazito   Jul-23-10 03:51 PM   #49 
  - Seriously. WTF is wrong with him?  Raine1967   Jul-23-10 03:09 PM   #20 
  - We must be fair and willing to listen to all sides. Otherwise, we  OHdem10   Jul-23-10 03:11 PM   #23 
  - What I hear listening to Jim Webb  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:20 PM   #31 
  - I don't agree with Webb, but in a sense Shirley Sherrod made a like argument.  mzmolly   Jul-23-10 03:19 PM   #30 
  - No, she didn't  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:22 PM   #34 
     - "It's not about black and white it's about poor vs. rich." ~ Shirley Sherrod  mzmolly   Jul-23-10 03:27 PM   #39 
  - I understand what he is trying to say  KingFlorez   Jul-23-10 03:23 PM   #35 
  - He's pushing the conservative/teabagger lie.  ProSense   Jul-23-10 03:29 PM   #41 
     - I agree.  mzmolly   Jul-23-10 03:33 PM   #42 
     - I guess you just have to accept that  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 03:35 PM   #43 
  - I`m dismayed to see this attitude from Webb  Blue_Tires   Jul-23-10 03:35 PM   #44 
  - Good post. nt  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 03:42 PM   #46 
  - Well said! n/t  Spazito   Jul-23-10 03:55 PM   #51 
  - This is a Senator who  ProSense   Jul-23-10 04:13 PM   #58 
  - He needs an email from you..  butterfly77   Jul-23-10 09:04 PM   #97 
  - The "triangulation" strategy has always been to rebrand "centrist" Rs as Ds  struggle4progress   Jul-23-10 04:09 PM   #57 
  - Everyone loses their minds occassionaly...its HIS TURN for Gods Sake...give him a Break  opihimoimoi   Jul-23-10 04:42 PM   #63 
  - He's already had his chance: He signed a letter endorsing PNAC's plans for Iraq. nt  patrice   Jul-23-10 04:51 PM   #64 
     - was it a good plan?  opihimoimoi   Jul-23-10 05:01 PM   #66 
        - a piece of cake  BootinUp   Jul-23-10 05:07 PM   #67 
        - I saw it here during Webb's campaign for the Senate. It wasn't the orginal PNAC  patrice   Jul-23-10 05:10 PM   #69 
        - Its so hard these daze what with all the BS Crap flyin about....but then, thats the mission...to  opihimoimoi   Jul-23-10 05:13 PM   #72 
        - What do you think?  patrice   Jul-23-10 05:11 PM   #70 
        - Some said it was "Mission Accomplished".  patrice   Jul-23-10 05:12 PM   #71 
           - what was the plan and how was it accomplished....good or bad??  opihimoimoi   Jul-23-10 05:14 PM   #73 
              - google Project for a New American Century  patrice   Jul-23-10 05:27 PM   #75 
                 - I am confused....you just said above...it was a diff plan....  opihimoimoi   Jul-23-10 07:06 PM   #83 
                    - The acronym for Project for a New American Century = PNAC  patrice   Jul-23-10 08:11 PM   #89 
  - Very disappointing from Jim Webb  Uzybone   Jul-23-10 06:12 PM   #78 
  - Case study on how Webb is going for the "Independent" voter in Virginia  zulchzulu   Jul-23-10 06:21 PM   #79 
  - Maybe he is just saying that to get elected.  VMI Dem   Jul-23-10 06:53 PM   #82 
  - Tell us, what is the authorized interpretation of Webb's op-ed?  IndianaGreen   Jul-23-10 07:11 PM   #84 
  - In other words...  butterfly77   Jul-23-10 08:48 PM   #95 
  - Webb Calls For White Americans To End Government Directed Diversity Programs  ProSense   Jul-23-10 08:57 PM   #96 
  - If skin color is still the criteria for success in America then how  golfguru   Jul-23-10 09:08 PM   #98 
  - You know, there are a lot of variables in play  ProSense   Jul-23-10 10:23 PM   #101 
     - That data is 10 years old  golfguru   Jul-23-10 11:48 PM   #102 
  - Yes. //nt  Overseas   Jul-24-10 12:21 AM   #103 
  - Horrible editorial by Webb, but  Vattel   Jul-24-10 07:39 AM   #105 
  - But..  ProSense   Jul-24-10 09:48 AM   #106 
     - Basically I agree with you.  Vattel   Jul-24-10 07:59 PM   #107 
  - I'm torn by his comments actually  hollowdweller   Jul-25-10 10:53 AM   #108 
 

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