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John Payton: Test was discriminatory

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Something fishy in the New Haven case???

The reverse discrimination New Haven case that analysts are currently following is famous for one more interesting fact as well. It has often been discussed for the last couple of weeks that Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who was one of the judges at the appellate level who decided on that case, is at the top of many published lists of likely Obama [U.S. Supreme Court] nominees. She decided the case in favor of the City of New Haven or in other words – against the firefighters.

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Hardball with Chris Matthews on the New Haven “affirmative action” case

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Shame on New Haven

New Haven, Connecticut, where Yale University is located, is the city that reached to the surprising decision not to promote firefighters to lieutenants or captains. The reason for that was because there were no African American and only two Hispanic firefighters who were likely to be made lieutenants or captains based on the results, as the New Haven Register mentioned two days ago. Are we witnessing a wrongfully perceived “politcal correctness”, “multiculturalism” and “tolerance”? Are we witnessing biased opinions from both sides?

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