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Affirmative Action

A black kid from an upper-middle income family and school will get more preferential admissions treatment than this girl will. What an Orwellian euphemism, “affirmative action”. 1997 SAT Data In 1997, Stephen Epinshade found that being black is worth 230 points on the SAT, being hispanic is worth 185 points, being asian costs you 50 points, and being a legacy is worth 160 points when applying to a university.

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Blacks and Whites with Equal Educational Attainment Differ in Cognitive Ability

Black and White Americans with the same formal level of education differ significantly in their cognitive abilities. Specifically, within any given level of formal education Whites consistently outperform Blacks. Moreover, this effect is so strong that Blacks often underperform Whites who have lower levels of formal education than they do. Consider the following data from the General Social Survey. This public data is frequently used in social science research and contains a test of verbal intelligence as well as measurements of participant’s self-identified race and highest educational degree obtained. Verbal intelligence tests correlate at around .75 with full-scale IQ and so this …

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End Affirmative Action

While many are talking about the options for the Alt Right in its campaign to push further for a sane civilization, one stands out as a tempting and easily conquered target: Affirmative Action. Affirmative Action pervades all areas of life in the West. The primary damage it does is by putting employers, renters and sellers on the defensive through the legal presumption that if an ethnic, sexual or gender minority is turned down, discrimination is to blame. This leads to vast payouts in the courtroom and has made companies paranoid, causing them to be overly-solicitous to non-majority people. In hiring, …

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What a Joke: Michelle Robinson-Obama’s BA Thesis

  MICHELLE LaVaughn Robinson (now Michelle Obama) wrote a thesis at Princeton University as part of qualifying for her Bachelor of Arts degree. It is titled “Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community.” You can find the PDF copy of the entire thesis here. It appears to be a study about the changing attitudes of the Blacks who had previously graduated from Princeton University. Apparently, Michelle went to the school’s Alumni Records Office and asked someone named Pat Larue to help her in sending a questionnaire to these Black alumni. The focus of the questions seem to be ascertaining the extent to …

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