Then we are on the same page. I just get tired of being told that I am the problem with the world. You and I can have a discussion about facts, but he stated he wants to talk with emotions. That’s why nothing changes. I can offer solutions to what I perceive are problems, but since I am white, they aren’t wanted. I can come to a position based on my experiences, but if it differs from what the black community ‘leaders’ see, then I am the problem. It drives me crazy. I grew up as a military brat. That is a culture all its own. I moved so many times crisscrossing the country I have a perspective that many others don’t. I have also traveled extensively and understand how fortunate I am to have been born in this country. I currently own my own company and don’t care what color you are or where you are from if you can do the job.
I didn’t shut down for one point. He was also wrong about what Scalia said. Scalia was referring to Affirmative action and how it can have a negative effect on someone admitted to a school based on race when they aren’t academically qualified. It sets that person up for failure at the tougher school, when they could’ve had a great college experience at a school they were better suited for and finished with a degree that could help them.