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So The Supreme Court Is Considering Looking At Affirmative Action Again?

Wow.

by Anonymousreply 1310/10/2012

Have to say I'm one of those rare types on the left who feel strongly in favor of abolishing this.

I'll always feel I was a victim of this sort of thing due to the way I was admitted to college and received desperately needed financial aid, or lack thereof.

It's time people. It's time to take race out of things like education and hiring and by doing so, give American society a little credit for having advanced such a long way in leveling the playing field.

You don't deserve financial help or an education or a job simply based on the color of your skin or your genitalia.

by Anonymousreply 102/22/2012

unreal

by Anonymousreply 202/22/2012

Get fucking rid of it!

by Anonymousreply 302/22/2012

We have not advanced enough, I think, as a society to do away with it.

We're probably closer to it than we were forty years ago, but not so close as to be considered a complete meritocracy.

by Anonymousreply 402/22/2012

Indeed

by Anonymousreply 502/22/2012

I too am very liberal but think AA needs to be ended.

by Anonymousreply 602/22/2012

bump

by Anonymousreply 702/24/2012

I did not realize AA was still in existence.

by Anonymousreply 802/24/2012

Here's hoping its goodby to Affirmative Action.

by Anonymousreply 902/24/2012

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by Anonymousreply 1002/24/2012

CNN legal analyst thinks that the Conservative make-up of the Court means a high probability of it ruling against A A

by Anonymousreply 1102/24/2012

If it's need-based, it makes sense. But we shouldn't have different rules/laws for people based on race.

by Anonymousreply 1202/24/2012

need-based?

by Anonymousreply 1310/10/2012
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