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Lowering the Bar

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In an effort to boost Minority hiring, the City of Chicago is considering eliminating the entrance exam for the police force.According to sources at NBC in Chicago:
Dropping the exam would bolster minority hiring and avert legal battles, according to one source, while others confirm that the exam could be scrapped to open the process to as many people as possible.
However, the lack of an exam would make Chicago the lone major city without one, and experts contend that the exam is integral to eliminating unqualified applicants.

So how would they judge who to hire? Based on last name? Color? Political affiliation? Without some sort of consistent standard, it’ll just be a continuation of dirty filthy politics in Chicago, not that the exam and psychological evaluation hindered it that much. Of course one of the proposed benefits of eliminating the test is that it will save money in testing costs. What will it cost tax payers in lawsuits and other cost for hiring unqualified applicants?

This is just one microcosm of the world Obama came from, and an extension of his presidency. Have a conclusion and make the circumstances support the conclusion. In other words, if we don’t have enough minorities, change the conditions to suit that end, even if it is unfair, or has negative consequences. This type of a priori thinking is not in the sole ownership of civil rights and the left: It is used in business as well. There the line goes: You can make the right decision, or make the decision and then make it right. Basically it comes down to supporting someone’s arrogant agenda and decision making in order for them to be right. It’s the arrogance of power and conceit. Justice demands more than this.

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Written by James Lagnese

January 6, 2010 at 9:39 pm

I am Back: Obama got the Nobel?

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The first thing I saw on TV Friday morning after getting some sleep after surgery was that Obama won the Nobel. At first I thought the anestetic was playing tricks on me or the vicodin was, or may be Fox News was doing a practical joke. Nope…


Obama winning the nobel is just another example of social promotion. You ask why? Well, for one, the closing date for nominating someone for the nobel prize was 11 days after his inauguration. Exactly what did he do in 11 days to deserve this prize? Absolutely nothing.

Most recipients, particularly in the sciences, don’t receive their award until they are dead or nearly so, having spent 40, 50 or more years in their discipline.

What was Obama’s discipline? Community organizer? One term senator? No wonder he won’t release his academic records. We might find out what a fraud he really is. Curtis Sliwa says this is premature adulation for what he will do, according MaObama’s supporters. What rubbish. How can you reward someone for what they might do? This is affirmative action and social promotion at it’s very worse.

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Written by James Lagnese

October 9, 2009 at 8:15 pm

Son of the Sfacime Promulgates Affirmative Action in Lending

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Andrew, ascendeme, tu sei provono sfacime! And he is!

Written by James Lagnese

October 13, 2008 at 11:20 am

Son of the Sfacime Promulgates Affirmative Action in Lending

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Andrew, ascendeme, tu sei provono sfacime! And he is!

Written by James Lagnese

October 13, 2008 at 11:20 am