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Isn't affirmative action just legalized, blatant racism against white people?

White man scores 100. Black man scores 70. So we give the job to the black man. What's next, will the government give people a ten dollar bill every time they spit into a white person's eye while walking down the street? Or maybe the government will begin to put white people into concentration camps everytime they do something good for science or humanity. Because after all, everytime a white person does something good it's just beause they are holding the black man down.

Asked By: - 6/9/2010
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I think Affirmative Action is demeaning because it assumes members of those ethnicities are not capable of achieving the same scores without some type of special consideration. In fact, it is downright insulting to be told that one is a member of a group that is viewed to have less brainpower and ability than another... More
Answered By: Di - 6/9/2010
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Sounds fair to me well in your case anyway
Answered By: Love.Canada - 6/9/2010
 
Another one of these? Well for one I never get any handouts. And Two, don't worry; I doubt there will be any camps in the future. Stop being paranoid and racist; and go on with your life.
Answered By: Dylan RIP Dio \m/ - 6/9/2010
 
It's also racist against the minority it is suppose to be for.
Answered By: Thomas - 6/9/2010
 
Does it actually matter to you that the answer to your question is a resounding no?
Answered By: lunatic - 6/9/2010
 
It's not racism against white people it's minorities being racist against themselves.
Answered By: Lost to the Living - 6/9/2010
 
I'm completely against affirmative action but you should consider the socioeconomic disparity that still exists between the races, us only being three generations past the Civil Rights movement.
Answered By: Think Outside the Ballot Box - 6/9/2010
 
It definitely is racism. Nobody should look at skin color in hiring, college admissions, etc. The only issue should be capability.
Answered By: Bob G...The return of - 6/9/2010
 
Yes. I understand why it came about & perhaps it was a necessity of the time (being the lesser evil). However, we are quickly getting to the point where affirmative action does more harm to race relations than it helps. There are equal opportunity laws that people can use to protect themselves against wrongful... More
Answered By: Toxicpanduh #2 - 6/9/2010
 
Liberals will buy votes any way they can get them. How would you like an Affirmative Action Brain Surgeon working on you? When you get on a plane the pilot is an Affirmative Action pilot.? Your baby sitter...etc. Scary huh?
Answered By: November 2010 - 6/9/2010
 
I think you're overreacting. It only covers government employees and all it is a quota. It also applies to women.
Answered By: Scott Monster - 6/9/2010
 
i recently left a part time job working in the customer service desk of a major chain grocery store. i was instructed by the store manager to place an "x" in red ink in the upper right corner of every employment application turned in by a black person, so he would know to shred them without even looking at the... More
Answered By: myrrdin 810 - 6/9/2010
 
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