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The Invincible Dogma

Madison6 Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 12:25 PM
Alas, Dr. Sowell, you forget that, just as all the children in Lake Woebegone are above average, so are all those in the US, or for that matter the world.
A long-standing legal charade was played out again recently, when Federal Express paid $3 million to settle an employment discrimination case brought by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Federal Express was accused of both racial discrimination and sex discrimination. FedEx denied it.

Why then did they pay the $3 million? Because it can cost a lot more than $3 million to fight a discrimination case. Years ago, the Sears department store chain spent $20 million fighting a sex discrimination charge that took 15 years to make its way through the legal labyrinth. In the end, Sears won -- if spending $20 million and...