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Mmmmm . . (Affirmative Action) Bake Sale

Affirmative action is like nepotism: You end up with more unqualified people, and the qualified employees have to live 24 x 7 x 365 with people — including themselves — wondering if they are really there on their merits.  I feel sorry for the qualified minorities hired under Affirmative Action programs.  They can’t just enjoy what they do, they have live with everyone wondering if they really deserved the job.

Then there is the injustice to the more qualified candidates that don’t get hired.  And the customers and citizens subjected to substandard service or even unsafe conditions (in the cases of emergency responders).  Everyone loses.  Affirmative Action may have had a benefit at a point in time, but it has long outlived its usefulness.

In a free market, the bigots will lose.  You want to be stupid and not hire great employees just because they are black, or female, or whatever?  Great!  I’ll hire them and kick your company’s butt because I’ll have the best and brightest on my side.  Just look at the history of how college football became integrated.  The more schools like Alabama got whipped by teams with great black players, the less racist their recruiting practices got.  Go figure. And the athletes didn’t have to wonder if they were selected on their merits.  Blacks compete very well in athletics and entertainment, two of the most brutally competitive fields.  Don’t insult them and other minorities by saying they can’t compete in education and business.

See Berkeley College Republicans hold affirmative action bake sale.

A controversy over cupcakes is heating up at UC Berkeley in California, where campus Republicans are planning to hold an affirmative action bake sale on Tuesday.

At the sale, white men will be charged $2 for a baked good, Asians will pay $1.50, Latinos $1, African-Americans 75 cents and 25 cents for Native Americans, KGO-TV reported.

Women will get a 25 cent discount.

“The pricing structure is there to bring attention, to cause people to get a little upset,” Campus Republican president Shawn Lewis told the TV station. “But it’s really there to cause people to think more critically about what this kind of policy would do in university admissions.”

The Campus Democrats immediately slammed the sale, which Lewis said is meant to take a stand against an affirmative action-like bill for the University of California system that is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature.

On Friday, the student newspaper reported that the student government could vote to defund the Republican group over the bake sale. A hearing is scheduled for Sunday on the fiery issue.

What a shocker: The majority Left can’t take the sting of satire so they have to use their power to oppress free speech.

Since California solved all their other problems, they had time for this

See California passes bill mandating pro-gay teaching in schools, no parent opt-out | LifeSiteNews.com. What a freak state.  The Democrats have run that state into the ground, and now this.  Just another reason to vote Republican.

A bill requiring public schools to teach the “historical contributions” of homosexual Americans was approved by the California legislature on Tuesday, July 5. The bill also prohibits any school material or instruction that reflects adversely on homosexuality, bisexuality or transgenderism, and prohibits parents from removing children from classes over offensive material.

Bill SB 48 was sponsored by openly homosexual state senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) and passed in the Democrat-controlled Assembly by 49-25, with all Democrats voting for the bill and Republicans opposing it. The legislation passed the state Senate in April.

If signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, schools would have to introduce the homosexual curriculum after the bill becomes law in January.

“This bill will require California schools to present a more accurate and nuanced view of American history in our social science curriculum by recognizing the accomplishments of groups that are not often recognized,” said Assembly Speaker John Perez, the first openly homosexual speaker of the California Assembly.

Republican critics of the bill observed, however, that the measure has less to do with education than with homosexual indoctrination of school children.

Feminism unmasked

If the feminist movement was authentic, there would be many things you’d expect to see that don’t happen.

  • When a Jerry Brown staffer called Meg Whitman a whore, you’d expect NOW — the National Organization of (unaborted) Women – to back Whitman, not Brown.  But even though Whitman is pro-abortion, she has the audacity to oppose partial-birth abortion (aka infanticide) and supports parental notification laws (so your public schools can’t take your daughter to have your grandchild destroyed without your knowledge).  Therefore, Whitman is unsupportable by NOW, even when a male on her male opponent’s team calls her a whore.
  • They should be rejoicing about all the Republican women running for office.  But alas, they aren’t pro-abortion so NOW hates them the way they hate Sarah Palin.

The list goes on, but you get the idea.  Feminism isn’t about helping women, it is about abortion and the destruction of the family.

False teacher claims others abuse scripture but never proves it

Race-baiting false teacher Chuck “Jesus is not the only way” Currie claims that Focus on the Family misinterprets Bible verses about homosexuality and that it is hateful (see Pacific University Community Stands Up To Hate @pacificu #pacificu).

But he never even tries to prove what Focus gets wrong.  And even IF they were wrong that doesn’t mean they are hateful.  It just means they misunderstood the verses.

Keep in mind that Chuck made it through seminary without realizing that the Bible teaches that Jesus is the only way to salvation even though there are over 100 passages teaching that. So you want Bible lessons from Chuck like you want parenting tips from pedophiles.  Oh, and he’s a serial, unrepentant liar.

The truth sounds like hate to those that hate the truth.  And here’s the truth:

  • 100% of the verses addressing homosexual behavior denounce it as sin in the clearest and strongest possible terms.
  • 100% of the verses referring to God’s ideal for marriage involve one man and one woman.
  • 100% of the verses referencing parenting involve moms and dads with unique roles (or at least a set of male and female parents guiding the children).
  • 0% of 31,173 Bible verses refer to homosexual behavior in a positive or even benign way or even hint at the acceptability of homosexual unions.

Ironically, Chuck missed the point that this hate speech comes straight from the Left:

One of them, Holden said, included the phrase “abortion is green,” suggested that the 9/11 terrorists attacks were an inside job . . .

It is the Left that thinks abortion is good to cut down on the population.  Surely pro-abort Chuck doesn’t think that is hate speech!  Pro-abortion speech is the ultimate hate speech: It results in innocent human beings getting crushed and dismembered without anesthetic.  All with Chuck’s blessing.

More blather from Chuck:

On the Right, we see what feels like unprecedented hatred directed against women, Muslims and gays.  Just listen to Glenn Beck, Lars Larson, Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich or GOP New York State gubernatorial nominee Carl P. Paladino.

Oh, like Jerry Brown calling Meg Whitman a bitch?  Oh, wait, he’s a Democrat, so that’s OK!

The post also notes where Chuck will be preaching next.  And you have to know what a great preacher he is: He can’t even convert his atheist wife to his Hindu beliefs!