kellory wrote: Try being a white, middleclass male. Every minority has their preferential treatment before you do. That is what quotas do. they lift the unqualified to take the position of a more qualified worker.
Woods Walker wrote: Besides, any smart businessman knows that the only color that really matters anyway is GREEN!!!! And just for the record, I don't hate Obama the man. I don't know him. What I hate is what he stands for, and what he's done/doing to this country. For that matter, I hate all Marxists and Communists, and he's much closer to them than he is to us.
buckhuntr15 wrote:kellory wrote: Try being a white, middleclass male. Every minority has their preferential treatment before you do. That is what quotas do. they lift the unqualified to take the position of a more qualified worker.
Kellory, it seems it got off course. The discrimination issue arose due to a (or some) particular store not hiring minorities - period! & being bold about it. I will repeat: I am Mexican. I don't want preferential treatment. I don't want to be a quota number. I love my wife (herself a hunter), but if a black or "hispanic" is qualified...., hire him/her. I, too, am sorry this "minority/quota/affirmative action" exists..., but maybe if people/corps did not behave like the ones in the article I posted......., there wouldn't be a reason for the same. On the other flip of the coin, it also sickens me when a person sues or cries foul (discriminaiton) when they are not hired because they ARE NOT QUALIFIED! I see it everyday and it just irrates me! I'd be offended if, for the sake of example, a Bass Pro shop hires me just because of my race, etc.
Indeed a difficult issue, but real. Kellory, I respect ur opinion, and msbadger - POWER TO YOU!!! Happy Hunting Season
msbadger wrote:I think you went a tad far afield...for this had to do with discrimination in regards to color...and yes I started us down this road by stating and giving examples of how discrimination in some areas is across the board...my bad....to the rest of your response....don't jest about the sumu wrestling for when I worked as a bartender then manager of a few night clubs...being a bouncer fell into that category....let me tell you back then I weighed in at a mere 120 and was able to take out a few heavy and highway and dry wallers.to their absolute surprise...I can take a punch but God can't help the one that throws it ....never judge a book by it's cover...I grew up in a neighbor hood of all boys...self defense was a way of life until you publicly took one of them out I also grew up in a construction family....raking blk top and stone all summer and running backhoes and bulldozers from the age of 12....
Perhaps it is just the area I live but when I go to the city to a womans clinic every year, I meet woman hunters from all walks of life and ages...many whom live in the city and suburbs
Quotas aren't right in how far they've been abused but men were the ones that caused their existence so many years ago
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