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ScottyDoesNo October 13th, 2013 5:07pm

It is okay to discriminate against a better qualified black person in order to make room for a lesser qualified white person.

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porkchop New Jersey
10/15/13 7:44 am

Most qualified should prevail. I don't care what u are

DrReid Ever present.
10/14/13 1:37 am

No, but if there was a scenario, where whites where underrepresented, and the two applicants where relatively equal, then it is logical to aim for proportional representation.

spring27 California
10/13/13 7:56 pm

Affirmative Action doesn't allow unqualified minorities to get jobs. The applicants must meet all job requirements before being considered for a position.

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larkspur one race. human.
10/13/13 3:06 pm

How many times have you gone up against a black person for a job and they got it over you? Because you're obsessed with it.

ncbuc Get Over It
10/13/13 2:37 pm

Lol. Glad I don't consider myself libertarian either.

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magnum
10/13/13 2:52 pm

Not everyone is enlightened. Hopefully you'll come along someday.

EarlyBird Portland
10/13/13 3:38 pm

Magnum- you're a Libertarian? I thought you were an Independent!

magnum
10/13/13 4:43 pm

You could argue I'm both. I side with libertarians most of the time though.

EarlyBird Portland
10/13/13 4:50 pm

Do you follow rebelfury76?

magnum
10/13/13 4:52 pm

Nope. Good stuff? I'll check it out.

musicfreak Loving Life
10/13/13 2:08 pm

Wow, of course not!

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/13/13 1:32 pm

Disagree, but it's important first to define what "better qualified" means. If both candidates meet the standards, whether for a job or for a college admission, it's strictly a personal bias to declare one "better qualified". Better based on what?

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
10/13/13 12:39 pm

Isn't that what affirmative action is all about?!

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JiveYoungKing The Banter Boy
10/13/13 12:33 pm

It's kinda concerning libertarians said yes most often out the party filter (so far)... Lol wtf libertarians, isn't disagreeing with this the point?

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PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/13/13 1:19 pm

Maybe they mean legally, not morally.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
10/13/13 10:52 am

And you're making a very valid point Scotty. Affirmative action is racist and it does manifest itself on the personal level where one family gets a job and another doesn't. It's dumb, dumb, and dumber all rolled-up in a nice liberal sandwich.

magnum
10/13/13 10:59 am

Okie, the voice of reason

dudley northern Virginia woods
10/13/13 10:37 am

Funny how the gander doesn't like the goose's sauce

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magnum
10/13/13 10:28 am

So you mean just giving the same standards that are applied to white people? How dare you! You're only allowed to be racist towards white people in America.

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EarlyBird Portland
10/13/13 10:13 am

Looks like Scotty has trolls following him. Only a troll would vote yes to this.

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
10/13/13 12:41 pm

It's affirmative action. If it is done for blacks and other minorities, it should be done for whites as well.

listgarten SF Bay Area
10/13/13 12:46 pm

Whites aren't a minority

cyanospool The Deep North
10/13/13 12:46 pm

Affirmative action for everybody kind of defeats the intended purpose. For the record, I don't believe we should have it for anyone, but I'm just saying.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
10/13/13 3:23 pm

That's kinda the point, cyano. :P

cass95 Jesus 2021
10/13/13 10:10 am

Absolutely not. The better qualified individual should ALWAYS be first choice. PERIOD.

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jacmcmaho
10/13/13 10:15 am

Your completely right.... If it's not a private business, for a civil service job the best candidate should be hired. Period. But at a private business the owner should be able to do whatever they want

jacmcmaho
10/13/13 10:09 am

If it's a private business they should be able to hire whoever they want to

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digitalmush24 Montgomery, AL
10/13/13 10:12 am

At first I was taken aback by the idea of discrimination, but you have a point. If it's a private business and they want to sell to only a certain group of people, then they should be allowed to hire anyone they want by whatever means they want.