Texas Race Case Defiance

Wall Street Journal, August 4, 2013

In the middle of the last century, opposition in Southern states to the Supreme Court’s racial rulings became known as massive resistance. Now liberal universities are using whatever means they can to avoid abiding by the law.

Consider the reaction by the University of Texas to the Supreme Court’s decision in June on racial preferences, Fisher v. University of Texas. Justice Anthony Kennedy and the conservative Justices with the exception of a dissenting Clarence Thomas refused to eliminate racial preferences in education. Instead, Justice Kennedy wrote a narrower opinion ruling that the school’s race-based admissions system had to be subjected to “strict scrutiny” and sending it back to the Fifth Circuit for rehearing. UT is now using legal acrobatics to stall the effects of his ruling.

In July, the University of Texas asked the Fifth Circuit not to rehear the case but to send it back down to the district court for further proceedings on whether plaintiff Abigail Fisher, who was denied admission to the university, still has standing to sue now that she has no further interest in attending. The university’s hope is that it will be able to dodge the Supreme Court’s order that its program meet the new standard. If Ms. Fisher lacks standing, the case will be moot and some other student would have to challenge the school’s policies in court. Such a new case could take several more years to play out.

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The university now says the case should be sent to the district court to sort out the “factual issues.” But the Supreme Court’s opinion is clear, noting that the decision on whether UT’s race-based admissions program can survive the test of strict scrutiny “must” be decided by the Fifth Circuit “in the first instance.”

None of this seems to matter to the University of Texas, which likely figures that even a far-fetched legal case might be able to tie things up and forestall any court guidance on its admissions policies through several more matriculating classes. The same goes for schools across the country that are watching how Fisher plays out and will take their cues from its resolution.

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  • The University of Texas itself did not physically say the case should be sent to the district court to sort out the “factual issues.”
    Go after the career of the actual flesh and blood person who is trying to keep racial quotas alive.
    I live in Texas, and I knew I couldn’t get into UT with my high school grades.
    What’s the matter black people? Texas Southern and Prairie View aren’t good enough for you?

    • Bo_Sears

      While unfair college admission policies are not Resisting Defamation’s issue, we have learned in fighting the anti-white narrative to do just as D.B. Cooper suggests, “Go after the career of the actual flesh and blood person who said that, and is trying to keep racial quotas alive.”

      Passive-aggressive behavior won’t work here, “personalize” the battle just as the old time community organizer said. You can’t fight a policy with a pillow, you have fight the leading personality who advocates this policy.

      At some point, affirmative action will take on an economic hue to advantage children from poor families, and we should take another look at it then. But for now, do what D.B. Cooper says.

    • me

      D.B. Cooper–
      Who has the time, money, or resources to do this? What we need is the equivalent of an SPLC (Semitic Pigs Lying Continually) for European Americans. It’s the only way we can actively start fighting back.

      • Bo_Sears

        Personalizing an attackback begins at home. Instead of emulating the old curmudgeons of America’s past sitting around the cracker barrel at the country store, and cringing, complaining, and crying, each individual needs to look around and pick a target to attackback. Our nation is a target-rich environment of injustice, deception, and class war.

        Pick a target (we picked the anti-white narrative), but do something lawful and painful for the offenders.

        There is no prince out there on a white horse planning to come to our libraries, schools, and city halls to rescue us. One person at a time has to step out to attackback against the contemporary inquisition, legalized sheep shearing on Wall Street, and outright degradation of our cultures, histories, and values. It’s up to each individual to tackle an offender personally and lawfully.

  • White Mom in WDC

    Knowledge is knowledge. Skill is skill. Doesn’t matter how and where you get it. Lincoln taught himself by reading under a tree.

    Why can’t black people do that?

    • So CAL Snowman

      Because obviously, sitting under trees reminds them of Southern lynchings and past racism. IF there were no trees in America, the blacks would be reading circles around us, sho ’nuff.

      • White Mom in WDC

        Amazing how everything ‘be rayciss’

      • MBlanc46

        So trees be raysciss, eh?

    • No trees in black neighborhoods. They destroy them as soon as the cities plant them, and they die.

    • Romulus

      I have some deep southern blood opinions about old “honest” abe. Social etiquette being as it is amongst us, ill decline from mentioning them here.

      • White Mom in WDC

        I am sure I share the same. If you are ever in the WDC/NOVA area, perhaps we can share over a drink.

        • Romulus

          Im no longer in the area. I live in a suburb of groidville Pennsylvania. The big city in the eastern part of the state. My ultimate goal is to move to where my maternal grandmother lives in Appalachia. I used to spend long hours in the library of Congress pouring over every manner of books on history events and the like. I couldn’t stomach the commute or the atmosphere anymore. Thank you for the offer. I m trying to make arrangements to attend the sept 9 th rally there with a few friends. That might be possible.

          • Romulus

            Did someone give me a down vote????!!! Whomever could it be?
            (sarcasm)

      • Sick of it

        Surely you couldn’t have a thing against the old tyrant? The old northwesterners (midwesterners) didn’t mind being told at gunpoint to support the Union. Delaware and Maryland didn’t mind submission at gunpoint. New Orleans enjoyed vibrantly diverse sexual situations under Benjamin Butler. Such a happy time!

        • Romulus

          I came across a book a few years back entitled “black rednecks and white liberals by Thomas sowell(black guy), who affirms what all southerners know. The entire Southern culture was created and perpetuated by the Scot-Irish. Primarily from Ulster. Which is why they take umbrage and any brothers claims of any significant contribution. Pure revisionist history. Country music is a DIRECT descendant of northern European/ Irish folk music. Then came blue grass and rock n roll. The accent, the manners,customs, traditions,self reliance, love of the land. All stem from from indigenous celts and Scandinavians. Dublin and limerick, to name a few were founded by Scandinavians. The only thing that isn’t truly of the emerald isle is the religion of the cross. Yet because the barbarians were deeply spiritual, St. Patrick had great success in beating the snakes out,so to speak. Wasp culture is pretty much extinct in America but one of the oldest remaining holdouts of ethnic American culture is The South. The north, excepting it’s rural components,is a now near continuous ethnic and cultural sewer. Nothing will hold it together but their belief in fantasy multi-culturism. Let’s hope we can maintain some semblance of our original character.

          • Wasp culture is pretty much extinct in America but one of the oldest remaining holdouts of ethnic American culture is The South.

            The conservatism of the South tends toward ethnocentrism/racialism or some expression of peoplehood, while the conservatism of just about everywhere else tends to some sort of abstract ideology.

          • CJ Haze

            That’s because we’ve been questioning diversity longer than anyone else here… Because we’ve been living with it the longest.

          • Touche. And yes, Patterson’s First Axiom, (Robert “Tut” Patterson was a Mississippian), does apply acutely. However, my point about conservatism-cum-nationalism and conservatism-cum-libertarianism can’t be glossed over. One white area and state after another after another that were previously very livable and desirable have been turned into left-minority holes because the conservatism-cum-libertarian ideology that the right side of those areas’ body politics adhered to left it defenseless against the invasion of both libertine leftists and non-whites. If, for example, the whites of California and Colorado were racially conservative instead of libertarianly conservative, both states would still be viable and functional.

          • Sick of it

            I do often like the writings of Thomas Sowell. Not sure about excluding German and Dutch folks from the above, especially considering many of our Christmas notions came via the Dutch. Germans were all over the South in the 18th century and even more immigrated in the 19th century. The French contributed to our population more than our culture, generally.

          • Romulus

            Particularly as it applies to Louisiana.

          • Sick of it

            I came from multiple waves of German immigrants, among other groups. American history makes one wonder how Americans were not diverse before the nutjobs took everything over.

          • Bo_Sears

            Sick: This is a very good point. We were an extraordinarily diverse nation by ethnicity, national origins, wealth, IQ, urban versus rural roots, and many large families, but since the Fifties, our diversity has been simply denied by becoming somehow a taboo to mention.

            Apparently, stripping us image-wise and media-wise of our richly-textured diversity, by telling us over and over again that we were a boring single-featured demographic affinity group is all it took.

            Then-US Senator Obama said as much in a radio talk back in 2008, just two days after his famous speech on race, when he referred to a white American lady as “a typical white person.” No diversity for her. He missed the sensitivity class on the day when our diversity was taught.

            But think about it…when was the last time you saw in any of the media sources larger than a village or township newsletter any reference at all to the complex and dynamic diversity we contain within ourselves? This taboo is one of the pillars of the campaign for “more diversity” — and without which deception, people would have laughed at the call for “diversity.” Let’s not let the campaign to strip us of our diversity succeed.

          • Sick of it

            Their lies include the denial of the very existence of anyone with an opposing viewpoint. They openly proclaim that what they want is what every American wants whereas, in reality, even today we have at least two nations inside of this country. Totally different viewpoints.

          • Romulus

            The interesting thing about those three groups, is that below the surface,you’d be hard pressed to find nary a difference. The french sold us a beautiful piece of others real estate, helped us in our revolution, at Yorktown. So they they do deserve a hat tip. Much of American language has French influence. It is of germanic/deutch origin, so that part needs no introduction. As for England, well, (I’ll focus on the “good”) we have a special relationship with our parent country.

          • Sick of it

            There are certainly cultural differences, some of which continue to this very day in said countries. Continuing with what you’re saying though, Dutch also heavily influenced the English language.

          • Irishgirl

            I submit that teasing out the differences among European cultures gets much more complicated when you consider that they have been interacting with each other for thousands of years before the USA existed as a country. The existence of terms like “Scots-Irish” reflects this.

          • Iron Helm

            ‘Scots-Irish’ is a propaganda invention of Irish-Americans.

          • Iron Helm

            I guess the ‘American language’ has no English influence then.

          • Iron Helm

            The Scots-Irish were overwhelmingly Anglo-Saxon, and an equal portion were actually from England. ‘Celtic’ music from Ireland is mostly an English introduction.

            The Scots-Irish were invented as people as a result of Irish propaganda.

          • Romulus

            English IS a germanic language. Modern American English is not the same as what the poem BEOWULF was written in. The monolithic structures in the UK we’re built long before the Anglo-saxons arrived in the islands ( at least 4500 yrs ago). Genetically speaking all the tribes of indigenous Europeans have more in common celts,gauls,genomics, than they do with the white meditteraneans. Simply a red headed Celt is more similar to a Norseman than a sicilian. The angles and saxons have been there since the 500’s. The druid tree worshipers culture was near identified to the Norse’ worship of Yggdrasil world tree). The black Irish (meditteraneans) didn’t start coming en masse into the islands until the Christians forcibly converted the barbarians.

            So, as stated earlier, the biggest impact of Southern culture,particularly Appalachia, comes from Ulster. See JIM goads “redneck manifesto! Prior to the invasions there would have been extraordinarily little difference between the celts, genomics, and Scandinavians. The ensuing intestinal warfare came about from those vying to be top dog, the influx of the ” new” people, with the new religion and the rise of all the ethno states. Which is how all of the nations of Europe we’re created. By individually powerful tribes. Cross reference the atlas of Christianity and the atlas of jewism(judaism) with the chronological history of Europe and then it’s easy to see how the modern played out.

          • Iron Helm

            But you said ‘German’, not ‘Germanic’. Guess I should be pleased that the rest of your disjointed and pointless post didn’t focus on the “Bad”.

          • Romulus

            Whatever tribal word designator or umbrella moniker used to describe the indigenous people, they were for the most part homogenous. THAT WAS THE POINT. If you couldn’t glean that from my comment, perhaps I could have worded it differently. Knowledge is never pointless. If you’d like to be constructive with your disagreements, please,contribute. If not, personal attacks to a fellow race patriot, does neither of us any good.

          • Iron Helm

            You attacked my Nation first by typing ‘good’ in a sarcastic tone.

            None of what you wrote had any relevance to what is being spoken about.

          • Romulus

            Like I said, the written word doesn’t always convey emotional content. It doesn’t always capture the intended feel. Readers will invariably differ in opinions.

      • me

        Abraham Lincoln–the first American Tyrant. The Bantu in Charge admires him very much, and is using the same tactics as ‘Lying Lincoln’ used for overreaching his Constitutional powers…

    • me

      Why can’t Bantus act like European Americans?

      • Romulus

        The short answer…. Because their not!

  • Spartacus

    Boycott this university, plain and simple. If your kid wants to go to college (I don’t know why anyone would want to anymore), send him somewhere else . If you have an executive job and have to hire someone, don’t hire anyone that went there. If you want to donate to a foundation, make sure it’s not one related to this s**t-hole . Tear it down legally, if you can’t do what actually needs to be done.

    • Romulus

      The thing about boycotting a location,avoidance or white flight, is that we will keep surrendering territory until there is no where Togo. We leave the cities and they are following. Once you bring a a foreign critter into your village, it’s next to impossible to remove them, unless……you treat them the same as you would a cockroach infestation.

      • Spartacus

        I’m afraid most people just aren’t ready to do the necessary deeds that logic and honor demand of them, so a strategic retreat at this point is still better than doing nothing .

        • Romulus

          One way or the other, the problems in America and Europe will reach critical mass. The international community isn’t daring much better.The masses really don’t comprehend the stresses on the global community/economy that 7.3 billion people incur. Yes, strategically,it is feasible for the moment. Our govt. Will do all it can to prevent a repeat performance of any world conflicts at macro scale while simultaneously enforcing stability here. It is very likely going to be a very bumpy ride back down to natural/sustainable carrying capacity. Did you notice I informed the readers of the Buy Alaska marathon on Sunday. The show is an advertisement for migration for those that can afford to exist the lower 48. Vast tracts of land and the push for people to go a little simpler makes it attractive to buyers. Yet the people that opened up the state generations ago aren’t as well off as the newer residents. The same pattern is being repeated all over rural America as real whites ,liberals and the tribe exodus the cities to avoid diversity while all the while promoting it. Just so long as they don’t have it in their either secluded location or hated community.

          • sbuffalonative

            We’re obviously on the razors edge in terms of the economy, government polices, world politics, et al.The current economic model get shakier and more unruly by the day. The fact that the government has to continually intervene just shows how unstable things are.

            There’s no doubt a crisis will happen and that because our current social, political, and economic policies are so fragile that successful intervention will be impossible.

            What that crisis will be and when it will happen I can’t predict.

            How the government reacts and how individuals react is unknowable until the specific crisis happens.
            It will be either the end or a new beginning.
            Which way Western man?

          • Sick of it

            Economic collapse followed by martial law seems the most likely situation. We could breakdown to the point of no civilization potentially, which could lead to a world government or a true worldwide collapse and basically reset of everything.

          • Romulus

            I enjoy sharing on this board immensely. It isn’t my intention to scare the stuffing out of people with an engineers macroperspective of the converging calamities western civilization is facing. Our msg. Board serves as a social outlet for informed opinions and collective unity and that is remarkable. I feel the need to steer the discussion sometimes into the macroperspective sometimes so that we here can connect the dots more readily. The more awakenings that join daily, the more we should bring them up to speed with all haste.

  • Sick of it

    We Southern folk came from a wide variety of peoples.

    • Romulus

      My oldest maternal ancestor was one of the founding council members of Jamestown.

      • Sick of it

        Nice. Like I said before, one of my oldest ancestors in America was born in New Amsterdam in 1620. Obviously a lot of that family migrated South.

  • humura

    By the time the case returns to the US Supreme Court, Obama may have appointed another radical who will fully affirm affirmative action and continued discrimination against whites.
    The US Court had an opportunity with this case to overturn affirmative action, but chose to rule on only a very narrow issue.

  • Romulus

    I happily concede.

  • sbuffalonative

    These people scheme like the Devil himself.

    • ms_anthro

      Well, the Devil is their master. Is it really that surprising?

  • Bardon Kaldian

    There is no some big plot behind it. The English are not, er…”sexy”. It boils down to it.

    • Iron Helm

      Actually, it was a very determined Irish effort to extinguish the English from American history.

  • It is interesting that segregation was the law of the land for over 200 years. It is also very Constitutional. Racial bias has been a problem in this country since the Civil Rights act was signed by Johnson. It opened up doors to allow unqualified students to enter colleges. Even the Bible commands segregation. Considering that Jesus Christ only came for the lost sheep of Israel, not all races, God Yahweh’s people are to be separated or segregated from other races.

  • MartelC

    The left/global elite have made a complete mockery out of the law and have eroded civil trust to further their agenda.
    a law passed that you don’t’ like? Get a leftist judge to declare it illegal.
    that doesn’t work? simply ignore it.
    Of course, eroding society is a feature, not a bug. Ever since the dark days of 1789 the left has been convinced that the only thing keeping them from their ideological utopias is the stubborn ‘old order’

    • SFLBIB

      “that doesn’t work? simply ignore it.”

      That’s what California did after Prop 209 passed court challenge.

  • saxonsun

    You’re right about English colonization of the South.

  • Sick of it

    Their intelligence is not our equal even in mathematics, as we had to teach them higher mathematics. They have not developed a radical new mathematical framework (which we really need for physics to progress further imo).

  • dd121

    Liberals do it because they feel better about themselves.

    • It takes a rather immature mindset to feel good about giving away something that isn’t theirs.

      It also takes an immature mindset to believe that a four-year college degree constitutes some magic white-man’s juju that instantly guarantees success. Leaving aside the overwhelming likelihood that Tramonius will drop out, how much actual economic benefit is a B.A. in “African-American Studies”, “Modern Music Appreciation”, or any of the other myriad “fluff” degrees available today?

  • SFLBIB

    “I never understood what any college has to gain by actively recruiting obviously low IQ, incompetent blacks to their classrooms.”

    Constitutional Law Professor Lino Graglia [of UT Austin] explains it:

    … The many arguments once offered for racially preferential admission to institutions of higher education — biased tests, remedy, diversity, role models, etc. — have more recently come down to a single one: “We can’t have” (i.e., it is not politically feasible to have) “an all white institution.”

    THE “AFFIRMATIVE ACTION” FRAUD
    by Lino A. Graglia*
    http://law.wustl.edu/journal/54/Graglia.pdf

  • With family names like Scott, Miles and Glyddrydd, the claim to Celtic ancestry isn’t mere “fashion”.

    • Iron Helm

      Miles is Norman and Scott is name given to Scottish people who settled in England in the middle ages. Either way, both family strains are probably mostly English. Most Welsh surnames are English in origin too.

  • Iron Helm

    For Irish-Americans, I think it is.