I think the problem is that the above was just
the beginning, not where we are today. In the
beginning the goal was to eliminate discrimnation
against minorities in employment. A goal
which conservatives support. What it has
turned into 45 years later, through more
legislation and insane court decisions, is
Over the weekend I bought something on line and selected Free Economy
Shipping. The item has already arrived at the UPS depot from which our
deliveries are always made, but this item will be delivered tomorrow
by... Ta-da! The US Postal Service. So the Postal Service can deliver
items more economically than UPS itself can, even when they have to be
trucked from UPS over to the Post Office?
FYI,FEDGOV gives hiring preference to veterans.
that alone destroys your claim of "equality" in hiring.
that hiring preferences also extends to other groups.
IF you open your eyes and look around.Go in any FEDGOV office.
I would sure hope veterans get preferential treatment.
People who have served our country deserve a break, don't you think?
Besides, with the exception of a disability or a candy ass, there is
nothing stopping someone from serving.
The college debt is also increasing like mad. There is a video about " the
conspiracy" I don't think colleges are doing anything to reduce costs. They
let the govt help build more buildings, and can't pay for upkeep.
You're darned right it is. It seldom demonstrates competency in any
well defined activity that is useful to employers, but what it does
* ability to set long range goals at a young age and see them through to
* time management
* some exposure to critical thinking
* ability to navigate bureaucracy
Little of that ability was actually acquired *at* univeristy; rather,
the fact they attended university and completed it is the proof that
they have - probably already had before they started - that ability.
I used to chuckle silently about friends and colleagues of mine who
grumbled about how it was "unfair" that they couldn't get in as many
doors as I did, or were denied promotion opportunities, because they
didn't have "that piece of paper." They had no idea what that degree
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