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(The Federalist Papers)   Obama's Presidential Library construction is requiring that at least 35% of the contracts to go minority-owned, local businesses. Of course, according to the fine people at the Federalist, this is blatant discrimination against white people   ( thefederalistpapers.org) divider line
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2017-09-01 07:36:02 PM  
Additionally, at least 35% of contracts must go to firms that are minority-owned.

The result of all this? That a reputation for doing the best job doesn't matter for contractors who want to be considered for the role.


Uhhhh, ok?
 
2017-09-01 07:51:46 PM  
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2017-09-01 08:22:03 PM  
I'm sure there are plenty of fine people on both sides.
 
2017-09-01 08:30:01 PM  
WAAAAA

/The song of the perpetual victims
//sad
 
2017-09-01 08:35:07 PM  
It's a 3.25/5ths Compromise. They should love it.
 
2017-09-01 08:53:42 PM  
FTFA: Additionally, at least 35% of contracts must go to firms that are minority-owned. The result of all this? That a reputation for doing the best job doesn't matter for contractors who want to be considered for the role.

Once again, the race-baiting rears its head. The ONLY time people question the competency of an individual or a business from the outset is when minority and/or women businesses are doing the work. For them white men will always be assumed to do a better job. On the plus side the site makes people use FB, so the Klansmen have to tone down the language just a bit--they might not be able to get away with the "n"-word, or calling Michelle Obama a fourth-rate pr0n star.
 
2017-09-01 08:54:38 PM  

SurfaceTension: I'm sure there are plenty of fine people on both sides.


Hasn't shown up in the comments there yet.

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2017-09-01 08:56:15 PM  
Museum of Failure.
 
2017-09-01 09:34:07 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 400x430]


If Mr. Trump referred to himself in the third person, you libs would be absolutely outraged.  The Lowell has spoken.
 
2017-09-01 09:35:01 PM  

BalugaJoe: Museum of Failure.


Are you talking about the building they will dedicate to you?
This is a library
What will be in Trumps?
Back issues of "Barely 18" and 6,000 copies of the Art of the Deal?
 
2017-09-01 09:36:32 PM  
Tucker Carlson tonight declared The Federalist as one of the "finest news sites out there"
That's all I need to know

Did Tucker always have a goiter?
 
2017-09-01 09:37:12 PM  

Mike_LowELL: Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 400x430]

If Mr. Trump referred to himself in the third person, you libs would be absolutely outraged.  The Lowell has spoken.


What if makes me randy?  Then what?
 
2017-09-01 09:50:09 PM  
Not allowing chattel slavery is blatant discrimination against white people.
 
2017-09-01 09:53:01 PM  
"I have never actually worked in construction or bidding but here's an opinion i pulled out of my ass"
 
2017-09-01 09:53:48 PM  
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I'd like to see how many Asian contractors get the business.
 
2017-09-01 09:53:59 PM  
Huh. What about all the times people actively discriminated against minority owned businesses? I guess there weee no problems then.
 
2017-09-01 09:54:00 PM  

Mike_LowELL: The Lowell has spoken.


So let it be written

So let it be done
 
2017-09-01 09:55:04 PM  
So 65% of whites still get the jobs?

Why are they whining?
 
2017-09-01 09:55:55 PM  
When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.
 
2017-09-01 09:56:26 PM  
Y an hoping when the time comes, the Trump Presidential Library will have a 35 foot wall completely enclosing it with Donald locked inside.
 
2017-09-01 09:56:34 PM  
We whiteys are always getting the shaft from The Man. High time this bullshiat got corrected.
 
2017-09-01 09:56:35 PM  

Gyrfalcon: So 65% of whites still get the jobs?

Why are they whining?


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2017-09-01 09:57:33 PM  

uber humper: When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.


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2017-09-01 09:57:55 PM  

Gyrfalcon: So 65% of whites still get the jobs?

Why are they whining?


Because they're racists who assume that 'minority-owned' = 'inferior'.
 
2017-09-01 09:58:27 PM  
If they used the percent of people in the area it would be at least 80% African-Americans.

Note my wife (who is Hispanic) worked near where the museum is going up, and we lived up in Hyde Park (actually around the corner from the Obamas house) 20+ years ago so we are familiar with the area and actually used to walk through Jackson Park (the actual Park)
 
2017-09-01 09:58:29 PM  

Solid State Vittles: We whiteys are always getting the shaft from The Man. High time this bullshiat got corrected.


It won't last much longer, whiteys are going to be dropping out of the gene pool soon.

White people don't fark.
 
2017-09-01 09:58:53 PM  

jso2897: uber humper: When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.

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Its pretty commom for government contracts. Most minority or veteran or female owned companies are just artificial creations for preferential federal contract treatment not actual minorities
 
2017-09-01 09:59:00 PM  

jso2897: Gyrfalcon: So 65% of whites still get the jobs?

Why are they whining?

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You saved me the trouble of posting that. Thanks.
 
2017-09-01 09:59:04 PM  

Gyrfalcon: So 65% of whites still get the jobs?

Why are they whining?


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2017-09-01 09:59:30 PM  
This will not end well.

/ Way too many years in government contracting.
// Guarantee there will be straw man businesses fronting at least half the contracts.
/// And, of course, the Chicago Way of doing business will not be suspended.
 
2017-09-01 09:59:50 PM  

Somacandra: FTFA: Additionally, at least 35% of contracts must go to firms that are minority-owned. The result of all this? That a reputation for doing the best job doesn't matter for contractors who want to be considered for the role.

Once again, the race-baiting rears its head. The ONLY time people question the competency of an individual or a business from the outset is when minority and/or women businesses are doing the work. For them white men will always be assumed to do a better job. On the plus side the site makes people use FB, so the Klansmen have to tone down the language just a bit--they might not be able to get away with the "n"-word, or calling Michelle Obama a fourth-rate pr0n star.


Umm yeah. Have you seen work standards in Mexico or Mumbai?
 
2017-09-01 10:00:37 PM  

uber humper: [img.fark.net image 349x269]

I'd like to see how many Asian contractors get the business.


A racial break down of Chicago does not necessary represent the racial break down of building contractors.

I'm sure you would love to post that again in regards to prison population.
 
2017-09-01 10:00:39 PM  

Somacandra: Once again, the race-baiting rears its head. The ONLY time people question the competency of an individual or a business from the outset is when minority and/or women businesses are doing the work.


OTOH, if you truly want to factor out racism in a society, it can't be applied in hiring decisions *at all* -  even to reward a minority-owned business. Why isn't that contractual stipulation illegal since race is a protected class?

In a perfect world, The only thing race should factor into would be making medical decisions based on genetic differences (IE, sickle cell anemia, skin cancer rates, etc).
 
2017-09-01 10:01:01 PM  

jso2897: uber humper: When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.

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lol
 
2017-09-01 10:01:23 PM  
I want the best working for me, race and religion is irrelevant.

That said, I can see why this would be controversial.
 
2017-09-01 10:02:03 PM  

BalugaJoe: Museum of Failure.


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2017-09-01 10:02:37 PM  

mrlewish: uber humper: [img.fark.net image 349x269]

I'd like to see how many Asian contractors get the business.

A racial break down of Chicago does not necessary represent the racial break down of building contractors.

I'm sure you would love to post that again in regards to prison population.


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2017-09-01 10:04:17 PM  
"My construction firm dates back to when only white men could own construction firms. You don't see any minority owned firms with that sort of track record. Check mate."
 
2017-09-01 10:04:17 PM  

uber humper: Solid State Vittles: We whiteys are always getting the shaft from The Man. High time this bullshiat got corrected.

It won't last much longer, whiteys are going to be dropping out of the gene pool soon.

White people don't fark.


neither do blacks:
/anything below 2.1 means an eventual decline in population.
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2017-09-01 10:05:50 PM  

Ocean_Pimp: jso2897: uber humper: When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.

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Its pretty commom for government contracts. Most minority or veteran or female owned companies are just artificial creations for preferential federal contract treatment not actual minorities


Oh wow. I guess if it isn't going to work 100% as intended then we are better off just getting rid of that provision.
 
2017-09-01 10:06:31 PM  
And if you were to ask anyone working at the Federalist to do any kind of construction work they'd say it was "beneath them" and then they'd get a bunch of Mexicans to do it for them, instead.
 
2017-09-01 10:07:20 PM  
Meritocracy is for suckers.
 
2017-09-01 10:07:44 PM  

mr lawson: uber humper: Solid State Vittles: We whiteys are always getting the shaft from The Man. High time this bullshiat got corrected.

It won't last much longer, whiteys are going to be dropping out of the gene pool soon.

White people don't fark.

neither do blacks:
/anything below 2.1 means an eventual decline in population.
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I'm looking at my home town Dallas where >5% of the school children are white and ~30-40% are in ESL. In 1960 it was like 85% white.

/if I have kids they'll be mixed race, so I won't be adding to that number
 
2017-09-01 10:07:51 PM  
You mean they stopped the "partnering" scam, where there is a small minority firm that qualifies gets the contract, who then sub-contracts most of the job to the usual suspects, as a 'partner' after the job starts?
 
2017-09-01 10:08:43 PM  

baorao: Ocean_Pimp: jso2897: uber humper: When I had a business in San Francisco, a lesbian business partner of mine was working on another deal where she'd lease her gender to a guy staring a dump truck company so that he could get city contracts.

[img.fark.net image 529x690]

Its pretty commom for government contracts. Most minority or veteran or female owned companies are just artificial creations for preferential federal contract treatment not actual minorities

Oh wow. I guess if it isn't going to work 100% as intended then we are better off just getting rid of that provision.


Who does the best work for the best price is the best solution.
 
2017-09-01 10:08:47 PM  
As long as there's a hot nerdy black librarian working there, I'm okay with this
 
2017-09-01 10:08:52 PM  

baorao: Oh wow. I guess if it isn't going to work 100% as intended then we are better off just getting rid of that provision.


no but its not like money is pouring forth from the heavens onto hard working brown folk

it ends up with the rich white guys at the end of the day. like it always does
 
2017-09-01 10:09:58 PM  

ambientlush: As long as there's a hot nerdy black librarian working there, I'm okay with this


you sound like a racist and a sexist.
 
2017-09-01 10:10:33 PM  
 
2017-09-01 10:10:50 PM  

uber humper: ambientlush: As long as there's a hot nerdy black librarian working there, I'm okay with this

you sound like a racist and a sexist.


Why?
 
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