Virginia Sen. Jim Webb called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column Friday, saying they have disadvantaged struggling whites and hurt the cause of racial harmony.
Webb wrote an op-ed column in Friday's Wall Street Journal that said a "plethora of government-enforced diversity policies have marginalized many white workers. The time has come to cease the false arguments and allow every American the benefit of a fair chance at the future."
Webb's press secretary, Jessica Smith, said Friday that the senator felt the column speaks for itself and that he would not comment further.
Federal diversity programs now primarily benefit new immigrants over whites and even black Americans, their original beneficiaries, wrote Webb, D-Va.
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Answer by NotPanicking at 9:01 PM on Jul. 23, 2010
I agree with Webb, it's usefulness has long passed.
I thought you believed in equal rights, sweet.
No race should be given higher priority over another.
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Answer by Youngwifey2 at 4:06 PM on Jul. 23, 2010
alright sweet...I won the bet. I knew you would post yet another racebaiting question before I could answer one of your posts. your response right here...wth is that supposed to mean. Racebaiter.
ITS THE NEW THING TO DO...OR NOT SO NEW...GET AMERICANS THINKING THEIR MINORITY COUNTERPARTS ARE THE REASON THEY CANT GET JOBS....TAKES THE FOCUS OFF THE POLITICIAN ANS EVERYONE GETS ALL RILED UP...
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