|(46) Vanishing Vestige of Civil Rights
Paul Craig Roberts (08/08/02)
|Vanishing vestige of
civil rights (08/08/02)
Excerpted from the Washington
Times and from Townhall.com
"Does anyone remember what the civil rights movement was about? ... People were to be hired on the basis of merit and ability alone -- "the best person for the job." No other factor was to play a role.
"The ink was hardly dry on the 1964 Civil Rights Act before an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission bureaucrat, Alfred W. Blumrosen, illegally and unconstitutionally subverted the statutory purpose of the law. Judicial complicity and congressional distraction enabled Mr. Blumrosen to redefine discrimination from a purposeful action against an individual to the absence of proportional representation regardless of discriminatory intent. [Emphasis added.]
"The result is a massive system of race and sex discrimination against white males in order to achieve proportional representation of racial minorities and women.
"Now comes an astonishing report from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management: "Annual Report to Congress, Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program, Fiscal Year 2000," released in April 2002.
"This report to Congress makes brutally clear that despite the "equal opportunity" name of the program, the purpose of the federal program is to make certain there is no equal opportunity for whites in federal employment.
"The report uses tables and bar charts to make unmistakably clear that federal discrimination against whites goes far beyond merely achieving proportional representation for blacks. In all 22 independent federal agencies and in 16 of 17 federal executive departments, blacks are massively overrepresented.
"Did you know that the federal government pays its managers "superbonuses" for hiring, training and promoting nonwhites? According to a lawsuit filed against the secretary of energy by DOE employees, a DOE boss, Anibal Taboas, staffed the Argonne National Laboratory with minorities, while reassigning white males to dead-end jobs where they could be terminated under reduction in force polices." [See especially Adversity.Net at: DOE Lawsuit for details.]
"Note that no one in the government intervenes in behalf of white males who suffer discrimination ... Explicit government policies have made whites second class citizens.
"What is the future for whites in a political system where both political parties
pander to Third World immigrants and support racial privileges for minorities? Having lost
equal protection of law, what will whites lose next?"
Excerpted from Paul Craig Roberts' commentary as it appeared in the 08-08-02 edition of the Washington Times and in Townhall.com on 8-13-02 titled: "Vanishing vestige of civil rights".
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