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Wendy McElroy: The Conservative Cookie Rebellion (Affirmative Action)

Another example of how the left -- both directly and (via the guns of the state) indirectly -- will often resort to violence to get its way:
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Want to buy a cookie? If you are a white male, that'll be $1; for white females, 75 cents; blacks, 25 cents. The price structure is the message.

Through Affirmative Action Bake Sales, conservative groups on campuses across America are satirically and peacefully spotlighting the injustice of AA programs that penalize or benefit students based solely on gender and race. The cookie rebels are being slammed by such a backlash that the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) — dreaded by many university administrators — just shot "an opening salvo" in the rebels' defense.

Read more: http://www.jewishworldreview.com/1203/mcelroy.html