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See the list of Asian Americans running for federal and state offices at Asian American Candidates.
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Want to maximize your impact?  See Close Contests

 

Defeat ACA5.  Preserve Proposition 209 of California’s Constitution.

3/10/20 San Francisco Chronicle: “California’s affirmative action ban, Proposition 209, targeted for repeal”
by Alexei Koseff
SACRAMENTO — Proposition 209 of 1996 is a part of CA’s Constitution. It prohibits state government institutions from considering race, sex, or ethnicity, specifically in the areas of (1) public employment, (2) public contracting, and (3) public education.
Lawmakers and civil rights groups said Tuesday they would try to repeal Proposition 209. They will ask the Legislature to put Assembly initiated Constitutional Amendment No. 5 (ACA5) on the November ballot. It would strip language from the state Constitution prohibiting universities, schools and government agencies from using race or sex in their admissions criteria, hiring and procurement decisions.  Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, the San Diego Democrat is sponsoring the measure.
It must pass both the Assembly and the Senate with a two-thirds vote by the end of June to qualify for the ballot in 2020. Voters could then repeal Prop. 209 by a simple majority.
Proposition 209 passed with nearly 55% of the vote in 1996.
The Legislature last considered the issue in 2014, when a proposed constitutional amendment that would have asked voters to reverse the ban on consideration of race and sex in college admissions passed the Senate before being caught up in complex racial politics.
Concerned that it would limit their children’s ability to get into California’s most selective colleges, Asian American groups mobilized against the measure. Their campaign included town hall meetings across the state and a drive to re-register Asian American Democrats as Republicans. That led three Asian American state senators who had already voted for the proposal to ask legislative leaders to hold it.
https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/California-s-affirmative-action-ban-15121025.php?utm_source=EF%3A+CA+Assembly+to+deny+AsAm+equal+op.+in+ed.+in+CA&utm_campaign=BOD+Result&utm_medium=email

3/25/20 National Review: “Repealing Prop. 209 Would Harm Asian-American Students”
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/california-prop-209-repeal-would-harm-asian-american-students/


Coronavirus Causes Anti-Asian Bias

3/27/20 ABC News: “FBI warns of potential surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans amid coronavirus”
https://abcnews.go.com/US/fbi-warns-potential-surge-hate-crimes-asian-americans/story?id=69831920&fbclid=IwAR18RRZuGHa87S4ds1fmrcwnGjbu0UJ_-RR6qMIJUJkwygBt7WKp_Utb8NY

3/18/20 Breitbart: “Ann Coulter: Cheap TVs, Expensive Flu”
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/18/ann-coulter-cheap-tvs-expensive-flu/

3/17/20 The New Yorker: “The Rise of Coronavirus Hate Crimes”
https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-uk/the-rise-of-coronavirus-hate-crimes

3/13/20 The Atlantic: “The Other Problematic Outbreak: As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, so too does racism”
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-covid19-xenophobia-racism/607816/

3/12/20 KERA: “‘A Spike In Prejudice’: DFW Asian-Americans Share Stories Of Racism As Coronavirus Rolls In”
https://www.keranews.org/post/spike-prejudice-dfw-asian-americans-share-stories-racism-coronavirus-rolls?fbclid=IwAR0pHedeo2sCjRN9aztPRE9GT9YybUJ55f-xXNv7aX9OQYdx8gzzoSLdPfk

3/8/20 Wall Street Journal: “Feds Sound Alarm Over Claims of Asian Discrimination in Schools:
Education Department notes increase in reports concerning harassment directed at Asian-Americans, unfairly tying them to coronavirus”
The U.S. Department of Education is urging school officials nationwide to address allegations that Asian students have been discriminated against over fears of the coronavirus, telling them that they are required to address such incidents under civil-rights law.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/feds-sound-alarm-over-claims-of-asian-discrimination-in-schools-11583591069

3/6/20 CBS News: “Coronavirus panic sparks racist incidents against Asian Americans”
https://www.yahoo.com/news/coronavirus-panic-sparks-racist-incidents-060552803.html

3/5/20 New York Post: “Straphanger sprays Asian man with Febreze in possible hate crime ”
https://nypost.com/2020/03/05/straphanger-sprays-asian-man-with-febreze-in-possible-hate-crime/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPFacebook&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&sr_share=facebook&fbclid=IwAR1KSMGbWwkrLvGzISJiKThmO3OBLzfE_LVfRVFmqZ-Rgsckb5s6Zuda688

3/4/20 NPR: “When Xenophobia Spreads Like A Virus”
https://www.npr.org/2020/03/02/811363404/when-xenophobia-spreads-like-a-virus

3/3/20 New York Daily News: “Appointee of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams goes on racist anti-Asian rant amid coronavirus fears”
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-coronavirus-xenophobia-mathylde-frontus-20200304-wxktsucyzfbzdcx6xkkwm665xi-story.html?fbclid=IwAR05Y2Q8w-46pge_Kw5uEkVlepqlMHSZxeRsQmjPgSaT6UIAMhwVXZoK7mI

3/3/20 SF Gate: “SF DA Chesa Boudin drops charges against one of two suspects in viral attack on Asian man”
https://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Chesa-Boudin-crime-video-Bayview-Asian-attack-DA-15099780.php?fbclid=IwAR229vdffRrns-YxUMY_vBjtSUvNeK0eXYgX-rLasxsqQVqMezykL2Nfzh8

2/14/20 CBS News: “Bullies attack Asian American teen at school, accusing him of having coronavirus”
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-bullies-attack-asian-teen-los-angeles-accusing-him-of-having-coronavirus/

2/14/20 BBC: “Fake US coronavirus flyers smear Asian restaurants”
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51506732

2/13/20 Reuters: “Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination”
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-usa-discrimination/fake-flyers-and-face-mask-fear-california-fights-coronavirus-discrimination-idUSKBN208063

2/3/20 Los Angeles Times: “Fear of coronavirus fuels racist sentiment targeting Asians”
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-02-03/fear-panic-around-the-coronavirus-fuels-racist-sentiment

see Hate Crimes for more articles

 

Charities for your consideration:

APIA Scholars
www.apiasf.org

Transfiguration School
www.transfigurationschoolnyc.org
Catholic school in NYC Chinatown

Sherry Chen Legal Defense Fund (not tax deductible)
https://www.sherrychendefensefund.org/

Fights discrimination against Asian American college applicants

Students for Fair Admission
https://studentsforfairadmissions.org/
filed lawsuit against Harvard
Students for Fair Admissions, 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 102-13, Arlington, VA 22201

Asian American Coalition for Education
http://asianamericanforeducation.org/en/donate/
http://asianamericanforeducation.org/en/home/
files complaints with Dept. of Education against universities which discriminate against Asian American applicants

Free the North Koreans

Helping Hands Korea
www.helpinghandskorea.org

Crossing Borders Ministries
https://www.crossingbordersnk.org/

The Link
www.linkglobal.org

North Korea Freedom Coalition
www.nkfreedom.org

Other Charities:

Betty Ann Ong Foundation
www.bettyong.org
stewardess on 9-11 flight

Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA)
https://www.facebook.com/manaaLA/
encouraging positive media coverage of Asian Americans

Center for Asian American Media
http://caamedia.org
supporting film and TV shows about Asian Americans

Museums

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
https://www.aiisf.org/

Japanese American National Museum
http://www.janm.org/

Chinese Historical Society of America (San Francisco)
https://chsa.org/

Museum of Chinese in America (NYC)
http://www.mocanyc.org/

Wing Luke Museum (Seattle)
http://www.wingluke.org/

Stop paying Bigots for the Left to discriminate against Asian Americans.  Stop donating to universities.  Universities run by Bigots for the Left discriminate against Asian American applicants and employees.  (See Reverse Discrimination)  Which engineering and medical schools have Asian American deans?

 

11/14/19 NBC News: “Washington state voters reject restoring affirmative action”
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/washington-state-voters-reject-restoring-affirmative-action-n1076861

Stop liberals from discriminating against Asian Americans!

In 1998, Washington state voters approved Initiative 200 which stated:

The state shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.

Initiative 200 effectively curtailed discrimination against Asian Americans (affirmative action).

In April 2019, the Washington Legislature passed Initiative 1000, which allows discrimination against Asian Americans (affirmative action).

Referendum Measure 88 will give voters, not politicians, the final decision on Initiative 1000.

If you live in Washington state, vote REJECT on Referendum Measure 88 to reject Initiative 1000 and to prevent discrimination against Asian Americans!  Please also visit https://reject88.com/ to volunteer and to donate. 

If you live outside Washington state, donate to Reject Referendum 88
https://reject88.com/

WA Asians for Equality
https://waasians4equality.org/2019/07/24/reject-i-1000/

5/14/19The Federalist: “Asian Americans Push Back Against Identity Politics In Washington State”
https://thefederalist.com/2019/05/14/asian-americans-push-back-identity-politics-washington-state/

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/washington-lawmakers-pass-initiative-1000-ending-a-2-decade-ban-on-affirmative-action/

 

 

Stop liberals from discriminating against Asian Americans!

A liberal judge says it is okay for Harvard to discriminate against Asian American applicants.  Help appeal her decision.  Make a tax deductible donation at https://studentsforfairadmissions.org/ or https://www.projectonfairrepresentation.org/

 

Help Hong Kong fight Communist China!

Freedom Hong Kong
https://freedomhongkong.org/en/

Americans, you have stood for liberty and freedom for 243 years, please stand with the people of Hong Kong in our fight for freedom.

Pressure your representatives in the House and Senate to support the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Support those who uphold freedom and human rights in the upcoming elections. Use your vote to fight against authoritarianism whether at home or abroad.

Have your voice heard by signing our petition on: https://actionnetwork.org/letters/co-sponsor-hong-kong-human-rights-and-democracy-act-of-2019

Find out more on: https://hkdc.us/

Citizen Power Initiatives for China
https://www.citizenpowerforchina.org/

 

Betty Ong Foundation
www.bettyong.org
(Stewardess on American Airlines flight 11, the first plane to be hijacked on September 11, 2001.  You hear her voice at the beginning of the movie “Zero Dark Thirty”)

9/11/18 NextShark: “Meet the Forgotten Asian-American Hero of 9/11”
https://nextshark.com/betty-ong-911/

Flight 93 National Memorial
www.honorflight93.org

9/11 Memorial
www.national911memorial.org

 

 

Bigots for the Left assaulted an Asian American journalist.
Help him sue the bastards! Contribute at Justice for Andy Ngo
https://www.dhillonlaw.com/justice-andy-ngo/

 

Donate to the Sherry Chen Legal Defense Fund (not tax deductible)
https://www.sherrychendefensefund.org/

9/15/15 New York Times: “Chinese-American Cleared of Spying Charges Now Faces Firing”
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/16/technology/chinese-american-cleared-of-spying-charges-now-faces-firing.html?_r=0

5/15/16 Wall Street Journal: “Fired Worker Files Complaint After Spy Case Dropped”
http://www.wsj.com/articles/fired-worker-files-complaint-after-spy-case-dropped-1463333511

5/9/15 New York Times: “Accused of Spying for China, Until She Wasn’t”
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/10/business/accused-of-spying-for-china-until-she-wasnt.html?_r=0

Bigots for the Left want to discriminate against Asian Americans by abolishing the Specialized High School Admissions Test. Contribute to the Scholastic Merit Fund at https://meritfund.org/ (not tax deductible)


Bigots for the Left discriminate against Asian Americans

Did you receive a college reject letter?
Are you Asian American?
Did the college accept a non-Asian American student with lower test scores and grades than yours?
Don’t get mad, get even.

Contact Students for Fair Admissions, headed by attorney Edward Blum. If you are selected as one of the plaintiffs, it will cover all expenses.
https://studentsforfairadmissions.org/

Also contact the Asian American Coalition for Education for help filing a civil rights complaint against the college.
http://asianamericanforeducation.org

If you file a civil rights complaint, you will need the names of the non-Asian American students, their test scores and grade point averages and some indication they are lower than yours (e.g. class rank, honors, etc.).

Stop paying Bigots for the Left to discriminate against Asian Americans.  Stop donating to universities.  Universities run by Bigots for the Left discriminate against Asian American applicants and employees.  (See http://www.asianam.org/statistics%20reverse.htm)  Which engineering and medical schools have Asian American deans?

On average, 17.8% of students at the 25 most selective colleges are Asian American.  Colleges 2019: https://asianam.org/colleges/colleges-2019/

Asian American enrollment at these colleges is below 17.8%.  Are you a chump?  Stop donating to them.

U.S. Air Force Academy  5%
U.S. Naval Academy  7%
U.S. Military Academy  8%
Claremont McKenna  11%
Vanderbilt  13%
Juilliard School  12%
Amherst  14%
Pomona  15%
Brown  15%
Dartmouth  15%
Northwestern  17%
Swarthmore  17%

For statistics on colleges from previous years, see https://asianam.org/colleges/

 

Reality check

Who sent Japanese-Americans to internment camps?
A virtuous liberal or an evil conservative?

Universities (colleges, medical schools, etc.) have been discriminating against Asian-Americans for 30 years.
Who runs universities?
Virtuous liberals or evil conservatives?
See Affirmative Action Backfires and statistics on reverse discrimination and medical school and Hall of Shame: college admission officers and  Hall of Shame: Bill De Blasio

How many Asian Americans do you see working in hospitals?
How many Asian Americans do you see in TV medical shows?
How many Asian Americans do you see in commercials?
Who runs Hollywood?
Virtuous liberals or evil conservatives?
See Hall of Shame: Hollywood and TV Medical Shows

Wen Ho Lee was wrongfully accused of espionage
Who brought these false charges?
Virtuous liberals or evil conservatives?
See Hall of Shame: the Wen Ho Lee Debacle

Only one bank (Abacus Bank in Chinatown, NY) was charged with a crime arising from the 2008 financial crisis.  It was acquitted.
Who brought these charges?
Virtuous liberals or evil conservatives?
See Hall of Shame: Cyrus Vance, Jr.

Many Asian Americans were wrongfully charged with industrial espionage
Who brought these meritless charges?
Virtuous liberals or evil conservatives?
See Hall of Shame: the Obama Department of Justice

If liberals are our friends, why do we need enemies?

 

Stop the Alt-Left from discriminating against Asian American students!

Donate to Students for Fair Admission

https://studentsforfairadmissions.org/

 

Thanks to The Sopranos (1999 – 2007) for casting Asian American men as a hit man, an immigrant business owner, a film director, and (gasp!) a medical doctor
David Chase, creator and executive producer
Producers: Martin Bruestle, Brad Grey, Ilene S. Landress, Henry Bronchtein, and others
Casting: Sheila Jaffe and Georgianne Walken
Directors: Timothy Van Patten, John Patterson, Allen Coulter, Alan Taylor and many others
Writers: David Chase, Terence Winter, Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green, Matthew Weiner and many others

 

Congratulations to New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio for being named to the Hall of Shame.

The socialist wants to discriminate against Asian Americans in favor of blacks and hispanics.

6/15/18 The Federalist: “De Blasio: Kick Asian-Americans Out Of Selective Schools To Give Unearned Preferences To Blacks, Hispanics”
https://thefederalist.com/2018/06/15/de-blasio-kick-asian-americans-selective-schools-give-unearned-preferences-blacks-hispanics/

6/14/18 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: “Malkin: Asian-Americans show why the left’s diversity agenda fails”
http://www.lubbockonline.com/opinion/20180614/malkin-asian-americans-show-why-lefts-diversity-agenda-fails

6/13/18 New York Post: “De Blasio’s ‘desegregation’ plan is an insult to Asian-Americans”
https://nypost.com/2018/06/13/de-blasios-divisive-desegregation-plan-is-a-slap-in-the-face-of-asian-americans/

6/11/18 National Review: “De Blasio’s Plan to Destroy New York’s Best Schools”
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/bill-de-blasio-education-new-york-best-schools-destroyed/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NR%20Daily%20Monday%20through%20Friday%202018-06-11&utm_term=NR5PM%20Actives

6/11/18 Wall Street Journal: “An Asian-American Awakening: A racial minority fights discrimination from elite schools and universities”
https://www.wsj.com/articles/an-asian-american-awakening-1528755635

6/10/18 City & State New York: “The way to diversify specialized high schools is to open more of them”
https://www.cityandstateny.com/articles/opinion/opinion/create-more-specialized-high-schools-new-york-city.html

6/10/18 The Villager: “‘Keep the test!’ Asian-Americans slam mayor’s plan on elite schools”
http://thevillager.com/2018/06/10/keep-the-test-asian-americans-slam-mayors-plan-on-elite-schools/

6/9/18 Fox News: “Plan to diversify elite NYC schools draws fire from Asians”
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/09/plan-to-diversify-elite-nyc-schools-draws-fire-from-asians.html

6/8/18 CNS News: “Patrick Buchanan: Is Mayor de Blasio an Anti-Asian Bigot?”
https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/mayor-de-blasio-anti-asian-bigot

6/7/18 New York Post: “De Blasio’s plan to ban high school admissions tests put on hold”
https://nypost.com/2018/06/07/de-blasios-plan-to-ban-high-school-admissions-tests-put-on-hold/

6/7/18 New York Daily News: “State Assembly puts off action on de Blasio’s desegregation plan for elite NYC high schools”
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-pol-carl-heastie-school-desegregation-20180607-story.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nydnrss%2Fnews%2Fnational+%28News%2FNational%29

6/6/18 New York Post: “Grace Meng slams de Blasio’s plan to scrap admissions testing”
https://nypost.com/2018/06/06/grace-meng-slams-de-blasios-plan-to-scrap-admissions-testing/

6/6/18 The College Fix: “Asian groups worry about ‘bias’ in NYC’s school diversity efforts”
https://www.thecollegefix.com/post/45605/

6/5/18 DYSKE: “Let’s Not Be Fooled by De Blasio’s “Solution” to Diversity Problem in Elite NYC High Schools”
https://dyske.com/paper/1293

6/5/18 New York Daily News: “Chancellor Carranza to desegregation plan foes: You don’t own these classrooms”
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-school-desegregation-plan-20180605-story.html

6/5/18 The Gothamist: “Asian-American Groups Protest Plan To Diversify Specialized High Schools”
http://gothamist.com/2018/06/05/asian-american_groups_push_back_on.php

6/4/18 CBS New York: “Mayor De Blasio’s Plan For Elite New York City High Schools Met With Anger By Many; Alumni, Parents Prepared To Fight Back, While Asian Students Wonder Aloud Why They Are Being Left Out”
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/06/04/mayor-de-blasios-plan-for-elite-new-york-city-high-schools-met-with-anger-by-many/

6/4/18 Spectrum News NY1: “Parents, alumni slam proposal to change admissions for NYC specialized high schools”
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2018/06/05/nyc-parents-alumni-asian-american-groups-slam-bill-de-blasio-push-to-scrap-shsat

6/3/18 New York Post: “De Blasio’s plan to destroy New York’s top high schools”
https://nypost.com/2018/06/03/de-blasios-plan-to-destroy-new-yorks-top-high-schools/?utm_source=facebook_sitebuttons&utm_medium=site%20buttons&utm_campaign=site%20buttons

 

Bigots for the Left discriminate against Asian Americans

Did you receive a college reject letter?
Are you Asian American?
Did the college accept a non-Asian American student with lower test scores and grades than yours?
Don’t get mad, get even.

Contact Students for Fair Admissions, headed by attorney Edward Blum. If you are selected as one of the plaintiffs, it will cover all expenses.
https://studentsforfairadmissions.org/

Also contact the Asian American Coalition for Education for help filing a civil rights complaint against the college.
http://asianamericanforeducation.org

If you file a civil rights complaint, you will need the names of the non-Asian American students, their test scores and grade point averages and some indication they are lower than yours (e.g. class rank, honors, etc.).

Stop paying Bigots for the Left to discriminate against Asian Americans.  Stop donating to universities.  Universities run by Bigots for the Left discriminate against Asian American applicants and employees.  (See http://www.asianam.org/statistics%20reverse.htm)  Which engineering and medical schools have Asian American deans?

On average, 17.6% of students at the 25 most selective colleges are Asian American.  Colleges 2018.  Asian American enrollment at these colleges is below 17.6%.  Are you a chump?  Stop donating to them.

U.S. Military Academy  6%
U.S. Naval Academy  7%
Pitzer  9%
Claremont McKenna  10%
Vanderbilt  12%
Juilliard School  14% (Dropped from 30% in 1993 to 14% in 2018)
Brown  14%
Pomona  14%
Amherst  14%
Dartmouth  15%
Swarthmore  16%
Yale  17%
Northwestern  17%
Cooper Union  17% (2017 info, did not submit info for 2018)

[Here are the schools which deserve your donations:

CalTech  43
MIT  26
Johns Hopkins  24
Columbia  23
Duke  22
Stanford  21
Princeton  21
Univ. of Pennsylvania 21
Harvard  20
Harvey Mudd  19
of Chicago 18
Cornell  18]

For statistics on colleges from previous years, see Colleges.

Discussion

10 thoughts on “Home

  1. This is on the big national level. Even at the local level it’s hard for Asian Americans to get their footing for political positions: http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2016/06/colton-slams-imposter-billy-thai-misleading-leaflets/#.V2ScY_krLIU
    Learn more about Billy Thai’s Campaign: billythai.com
    Like the FB page: facebook.com/billythaiforny/
    Join the group: facebook.com/groups/1046230008746329/

    Posted by Aimee Shiu | June 17, 2016, 7:55 pm
  2. Is this a Democrat Party ‘thing’ or is it just that these most regrettable things happen to be happening on Obama’s watch.

    I can argue that if Obama was really for racial unity, he’d have his people be more careful in taking these actions.

    Would a Republican administration do any better?

    The Democrats appear to be ‘flubbing it’….in football, if your team can’t move the ball forward ten yards in four plays, the ball goes over to the other team, and they get a crack at trying to move it forward ten yards in four plays. I may be belittling the injustice of the situation; my apologies for doing so. The point is, let’s give the other team (a.k.a. the Republicans) a chance with the ball and see if they ‘flub it’.

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | July 23, 2016, 11:31 pm
  3. Dear Mr. Kwiatkowski,

    I am unaware of Republicans indicting Asian Americans and then having to dismiss the cases as being without merit. As you noticed from reading the rest of the Hall of Shame, some Republicans have taken other unfair governmental actions against Asian Americans.

    Don W Joe
    Asian American Politics

    Posted by donwjoe | July 24, 2016, 7:20 am
  4. Note: for all of his embarrassing (especially to Republicans and right-leaning libertarians like me) talk about Hispanics and Muslims, I don’t recall that Donald Trump has had much to say, good or bad, about Asian-Americans. He has denounced what he asserts are ‘bad trade deals’, but that’s about all I’ve heard. Maybe I’ve missed it, in all of the furor over his ‘asking the Russians to find Hillary’s 30,000 missing e-mails’, or his assertion that ‘President Obama started Isis (he may have enabled it to become what it is today, but it wasn’t his idea) or even going back to his spat with Megyn Kelly.

    Anyone with knowledge along these lines, comment here and enlighten my ignorance…

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | August 12, 2016, 3:12 pm
  5. On the day of his inauguration, I wonder what you folks at Asian-American politics expect from a Trump presidency?

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | January 20, 2017, 9:29 am
  6. Looking at Don Joe’s post of July 24 of last year, methinks maybe I ought to read those ‘Hall of Shame’ entries and see what Republicans have done.

    Be aware that my own political leanings are libertarian…I tend to side with the Republicans on fiscal issues and either side with the Democrats or remain neutral on social issues. For instance, I try to ‘look the other way’ on gay marriage.

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | January 20, 2017, 9:34 am
  7. Most Asian Americans vote Democrat now so they expect the worse from Trump: hostile immigration policies, repealing Obamacare and fraying welfare programs. Republican Asian Americans may hope for less discrimination against Asian American applicants to universities, less onerous regulation of businesses, and more support for Taiwan.

    Posted by donwjoe | January 20, 2017, 10:12 pm
  8. The hot-button issues, as you can plainly see for yourself, involve Hispanics from south of the Rio Grande, and Muslims in general. I note that in history people have been suspicious of Catholics. I myself need to take a closer look at the conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in history – the English-Spanish conflict that led to the Spanish Armada, the Thirty Years’ War in Germany, and other situations.

    I think, repeat, think I understand the threat of Islamic terrorists infiltrating into the U.S. with the mass of refugees. I think, repeat, think, I understand the threat of Muslims trying to impose their religion on the world. I hate religious fanatics in general, regardless of denomination, though not intensely. preach to me if you will, but let me worship according to the dictates of my own conscience in the end… even if I ‘elect’ not to worship at all. I do happen to be an evolutionist. (Calling myself a ‘Darwinist’ might cause people to think I pray to Charles Darwin, which sounds a little bit crazy, don’t you think?)

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | February 2, 2017, 8:48 pm
  9. I see that February seems to be Black History Month. Is there an Asian-American History Month? How ’bout a mini-series on the internment of Japanese-Americans in World War Ii that we can put up against both versions of ‘Roots’. (I’m of 50% Sicilian extraction, and the only depictions I see of ‘my people’ on the big and small screen are as mobsters.)

    Posted by Joe Kwiatkowski | February 2, 2020, 11:22 pm
  10. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, takes place in May. There are several documentaries about the Japanese-American internment, including “Resistance at Tule Lake”. Movies include Go for Broke! (1951) and Come See the Paradise (1990)

    Posted by donwjoe | February 4, 2020, 6:47 pm

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