Archive For The “Discrimination” Category
Kaepernick may cost NFL owners a hundred million or more in lost broadcast income alone … football players bought themselves an expensive lesson in free market economy and trickle down economics… owners aren’t going to just swallow that.
“The downgrade comes at a time when the NFL is negotiating two important distribution deals that end after this season: Verizon’s $250 million a year streaming agreement and the $450 million a year Thursday Night Football deal for games shared by CBS and NBC.”
In case their view of you slipped past you last November:
“Clinton also spoke about how we as a country need to stand up against racist, sexist and homophobic rhetoric and not undo the progress we have made in recent years.“There is a concerted effort to turn back the clock on civil rights and women’s rights and gay rights and religious rights,” Clinton said, “and we cannot let that happen.”
Why do they do so well? Amy Hsin of the City University of New York and Yu Xie of the University of Michigan examined the progress of 6,000 white and Asian children, from toddlers through school, to find an answer. They rejected the idea that Asians were just innately much cleverer than whites: there was an early gap in cognitive abilities, but it declined to insignificance through school. The higher socioeconomic status of Asian parents provided part of the explanation, but only a small part. Their data suggested that Asian outperformance is thanks in large part to hard work. Ms Hsin and Ms Xie’s study showed a sizeable gap in effort between Asian and white children, which grew during their school careers.
People all over the planet are on the move, and whether anyone likes it or not, with each passing year Western nations will become more racially and ethnically diverse. But is that a good or a bad thing? According to most American politicians — even Colorado ‘s anti-immigrant zealot Rep. Tom Tancredo — diversity is a national boon. You’ve heard the rap: Diversity is our strength. We should celebrate it, blah, blah, blah. But are they all protesting too much?
Moore went on to talk about the importance of the United States becoming unified, noting the protests and racial strife gripping the country.
“We are all created in the image of God. I recall what Harry Truman said in his inaugural address. The American people stand firm in the faith which has inspired this nation from the beginning. We believe that all people are created in the image of God and from that faith we will not be moved. We’ve been moved,” Moore said, before O’Donnell cut into his speech and noted that he was talking about God “almost exclusively.”
“Yes I am jaded. Fifty nine meat eaters dead. How many animals will live because of this?”
“If you read some of the recent literature, you’ll realize there really is no such thing as whiteness, but we kind of made that up. That’s not my original thought, but it’s true,” Popovich said.
The event shocked and disturbed some of the children, many who went home crying that they were going to turn into the opposite sex.