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re: Home Sales in BR Decline; LP and AP Increase - dewster
[quote]I don't think so. The suburban areas around Baton Rouge are not even close to developed on the scale of other suburban areas around the country. As long as the suburban areas develop main traffic arteries that flow better than Baton Rouge, and provide better public schools, they will contin...


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re: Home Sales in BR Decline; LP and AP Increase - dewster
[quote]LINK[/quote] Wow. This has been going on for a while. [quote]Livingston and Ascension were the only parishes in Louisiana with an overall population growth of more than 20 percent. Both had major growth of all three races measured: black, white and Hispanic. [/quote] I didn't know...


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re: Home Sales in BR Decline; LP and AP Increase - dewster
So you are telling me that areas with a mostly good public school network are more desirable than areas with a mostly shitty public school network? This isn't exactly shocking news. ...


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re: China capable of shutting down US power grid - dewster
[quote]China capable of shutting down US power grid [/quote] It seems like our convoluted patchwork of power networks and disorganized grid actually plays to our advantage here. I don't think a cyber attack or any kind of attack can impact our power grid beyond a regional basis. That does ...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]quote:Do you think that diversity of skin color is the only way to obtain diversity of opinion, perspective, and thought? [/quote] [quote] No.[/quote] So why (if you understand and recognize that diversity of thought can be obtained without diversity of skin color) do you support unnece...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]I'm not sure many of you even understand what I'm saying. [/quote] Do you think that diversity of skin color is the only way to obtain diversity of opinion, perspective, and thought? ...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]There is evidence demonstrating benefits in diverse learning environments. Is there evidence available stating the contrary?[/quote] Do you have evidence that diversity of skin color (and thus racially discriminatory admissions) is the only way to achieve diversity of opinion?...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote] You need me to explain why someone who grew up in a Korean household may have a different perspective/approach than someone who grew up in a (insert other ethnicity) household? [/quote] You do understand that there is a difference between diversity of perspective and racial diversity r...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]To a degree. It wont be as varied as a room with 10 people who grew up in a Korean household, Nigerian household, Jewish, East coast, southern, etc etc you get my point. [/quote] No, I don't get your point. Please explain. Is it not possible that white people could have grown up i...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]I'm willing to change my views as long as board conservatives denounce Dr. Ben Carson.[/quote] I'm not sure what your view is, but I'm probably moderate for Tennessee (which is right wing in most places).....and as much as I like Ben Carson as a person, I don't think he is a big enough ass...


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re: Liberals: Why do black conservatives piss you off so much? - dewster
[quote]That is the "narrative" but that actually describes a lot of Dems [/quote] In fairness, both parties are run by coastal elites that probably consider my state an inconvenient spot on the map that does nothing but adds distance to their private flights from NY/DC/Boston to LA/SF. I imagi...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]Where did I say this exactly?[/quote] I interpreted the quote below as providing some reason why the academic requirements were so lax for black applicants relative to other groups. [quote]People forget that medicine is at least 50% social skills. [/quote] Perhaps I misunderstood...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]People forget that medicine is at least 50% social skills[/quote] So your argument is that vastly lower performing black students charmed their way into medical schools with their superior social skills?...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote] but are worth it to the eyes of admissions committees. [/quote] ...who are clearly filling a racial quota. [quote]Sometimes you get the feeling, especially judging based off some of these comments o this board, that no matter your success, that as a minority, your success will always g...


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]So are you pretty much saying it's Frustrating watching seats wasted for people that don't want to help people with more pressing needs? [/quote] What I mean is spelled out in plain text. You don't have to build a straw man. ...


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re: So I Hear LSU Has a Finalist For a Rhodes Scholar - dewster
[quote]I heard Anthony Jennings was going to be a finalist but his application was INCOMPLETE. [/quote] During the tornado warnings Sunday night, they were evacuating students on campus to Tiger Stadium because of the very low probability of a touchdown. ...


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re: So I Hear LSU Has a Finalist For a Rhodes Scholar - dewster
[quote]"As an HHMI Fellow, Fitzpatrick has conducted research on gene therapy techniques in rare diseases medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; the Pasteur Institute of Lille, France; and Harvard Medical School," the university said. Fitzpatrick has conducted public health research...


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re: GOP blogger on the missing story of the election - dewster
[quote]Problem is the story misses the governorships that were picked up behind the blue wall and in Illinois[/quote] I'm still shocked that happened. Just to be clear though, Rauner is a major businessman well embedded in the Cook County machine, much like Quinn was....


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re: Asians sue Harvard - minority quotas hurting their chance at admission - dewster
[quote]Applicants get ranked, and MCAT score is one of many factors that go into that ranking[/quote] Race is another factor, and a huge one at that. You'd be absolutely foolish to deny that given the facts presented in this thread and the major disparity in academic performance between blac...


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re: Washington Times noticed something curious about Obamacare FB page - dewster
You know that raving about politicians on social media takes up a lot of campaign dollars. I wonder how many tax dollars are spent pimping out bull shite legislation. Like the above poster said, "manufactured consensus". It's behind a lot of those election year protests in places like Ferguson ...


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