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June 30, 2009



I think it was clearly the right decision. What I don't understand is how four Supreme Court justices couldn't see that, or at least pretended that they didn't. It's baffling.


Affirmative action is a double-edged sword. It can be a tool for equal protection or a tool for discrimination. As this case has shown, it was used here to discriminate against whites and a hispanic. It's time to set this tool down.


Nicholas, I read somewhere that the four dissenters kinda sorta admitted that the SCOTUS ruling was legally correct. They dissented based upon their feelings, not the law. Can't remember where I read it though, so no link :(.

It's very curious that the black firefighters scored noticeably lower than all other races though. I'd love to see a copy of the exam to see if it is in any way biased. Has anyone seen a copy of it?

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