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Obama, Race and Affirmative Action: Why the Second Term Will Be Worse (Part I)

gyrene74 Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 8:36 AM
Our county coroner gave a speech regarding the murder rate in this town. He stated that in almost every case, he had to call New Orleans to locate the family of the victim. As he stated, and I quote" Katrina washed all this trash out of New Orleans, and now. we're having to deal with it. The most popular question for the coroner when he located the relatives, "Did he have any money in his pockets?" Even more disturbing, was the teenage black girl who asked the coroner if he could send her a sample of the victims blood, because " He might be my last baby's daddy, and I's gonna git me another check". That is the mentality we're dealing with today, and it just gets worse with time.

The accelerated transformation of the American economy and polity into a mandatory racially-based spoils system was a defining trait of President Barack Obama’s first term in office. Though perhaps understated, it is set to become an even more defining trait of his second.

Obama, by various accounts, wants to be more aggressive about suing banks, employers, schools and other institutions whose practices, however unintentionally, adversely affect “disadvantaged” (read: nonwhite) populations. This is the doctrine of “disparate impact.” Attorney General Eric Holder already has used it to extract hundreds of millions of dollars in coerced settlements from Wells Fargo and other...