Systemic Racism from the Biden Administration

 

From The Daily Wire:

The Biden administration is segregating restaurant owners by race in prioritizing pandemic financial aid, barring white male restaurant owners from applying to a multi-billion dollar restaurant stimulus fund for three weeks, by which time the money may run out.

Ah, so actual systemic racism.

A lawyer said the move may be unconstitutional since the preferences are not remedying losses caused by government racial discrimination, but rather offsetting losses from a virus that ravaged the industry as a whole.

The point is valid but needs clarification. The losses didn’t come from the virus; the losses came from our government’s response to the virus.

The fund is experiencing extremely high demand, but the Small Business Administration (SBA) said it will initially only select applications from restaurants and other eligible small businesses that are at least 51 percent owned by “women, veterans, or socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.”

Socially disadvantaged individuals are defined as “those who have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice or cultural bias because of their identity.” Economically disadvantaged individuals are defined as a subset of socially disadvantaged individuals “whose ability to compete in the free enterprise system has been impaired due to diminished capital and credit opportunities as compared to others in the same business area who are not socially disadvantaged.”

This is flat-out horse manure. The policy is “White males need not apply.” There will be exactly zero effort to determine if any of the applicants actually suffered any real racial or sexual prejudice. This is based entirely on hatred of White men and nothing else.

I want to say that I hope a bunch of White men suddenly identify as Black women and sue the government for everything they can get — but I can’t say that because this needs to be taken on and defeated properly.

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  1. JamesSalerno Coolidge
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    I thought that this went without saying, but Zimbabwe and South Africa are not models to follow…

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  2. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    I was listening to a guy on Critical Race Theory and the biblical support for social justice. He made two very key points:

    1) Critical Race Theory and social justice are built on oppressing white people for past injustice (he spent a lot of time developing this argument).

    2) The Bible implies blind justice with an explicit command:

    Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly. Lev 19:15

    Reiterated in James 2.

    Anyone interested in hearing the guy, let me know. I linked one of his sermons in the PIT a while ago. He made a funny Thomas Sowell reference.

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  3. Gumby Mark (R-Meth Lab of Democracy) Thatcher
    Gumby Mark (R-Meth Lab of Democracy)
    @GumbyMark

    According to CRT, Ibram Kendi, and the Biden administration’s nominee to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice what you are describing is not racism.

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  4. Basil Fawlty Member
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    @BasilFawlty

    Freeven: I want to say that I hope a bunch of White men suddenly identify as Black women and sue the government for everything they can get — but I can’t say that because this needs to be taken on and defeated properly.

    Making fun of it is how you defeat it.

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  5. Freeven Member
    Freeven
    @Freeven

    Basil Fawlty (View Comment):

    Freeven: I want to say that I hope a bunch of White men suddenly identify as Black women and sue the government for everything they can get — but I can’t say that because this needs to be taken on and defeated properly.

    Making fun of it is how you defeat it.

    I think there is something (but not everything) to this.

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  6. Front Seat Cat Member
    Front Seat Cat
    @FrontSeatCat

    This is sick and very un-American, especially since many restaurants have suffered from the so-called social justice protests, aka riots, not just the pandemic. So to pick who gets relief based on race or gender? If the tables were reversed, and only white restaurant owners were receiving money, there would be more riots!  Our society is becoming critically ill and will soon need life support under this ridiculous administration.

    I will also add that in recent months DISH who we have for TV has added two black TV news stations (Not BET)?  What if there were two white stations. This is weird – they keep fueling this race thing now everywhere – it feel likes South Africa.

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  7. Fake John/Jane Galt Coolidge
    Fake John/Jane Galt
    @FakeJohnJaneGalt

    My country hates me and mine.  Soon will come the tone I will return the favor and act accordingly.   More and more will come to this point of view.  

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  8. Joker Member
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    @Joker

    Lets start where it will hurt. Somebody ask Joe if he’s racist, if not why not?

    This SOB effectively called me a racist just for being. He did it out loud, calling this a racist nation. What other country, what president or prime minister craps all over his constituants? Point to the law, point to the racists and we’ll take it from there. We’re about the most diverse country in the world, and if we were truly a racist nation, there would be no need for activists to cook up racial hoaxes. Nobody, except maybe white males, would want to immigrate here, yet we take in more refugees than the rest of the world combined. There wouldn’t be any minority success stories.

    Now President Silver Alert wants to hand out someone else’s cash in a blatently racist fashion. He’s somehow lecturing me for being a racist while behaving like a racist. I would have the same reaction if the program specifically benefitted whites – it’s wrong.  Cash for the needy makes some sense, but cash by color is un-American.

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