what was your UG, alcibiades?
Alcibiades, we sound like the same person with similar goals, except you have the HYS acceptances and I have nothing (ha ha.) Maybe I just wish we were similar
Whereabout in the South are you from? I'm from South Carolina. Living in a cold climate for school is not all it's cracked up to be! I'm in grad school in Ireland, and the longer I stay here the better schools like Stanford and Duke are sounding to me...
Of course, first I need to be accepted somewhere. So mad that I didn't apply earlier.
What field are you leaning toward entering after law school? Is that the major reason you're leaning toward Yale, or are other factors (size, less stringent grading system) the major influences? Why the east coast bias?
welcome to LSD, alci!
how are you going to choose among HYS?
confirm that alcibiades has all three. his only pending ones are chicago and columbia now, the only two that have barely done any regular decisions yet.
Right, so i don't see why i should vote republican then if they don't consider my vote as valuable enough to consider my interests. and especially not help to ensure republican victory when most of their policies negatively effects people of color. iQuote
The reason why we have to change our vote is because no part now has to have policies in Black's interest because Democrats and Republicans KNOW we wont vote replubican, thus the republicans ignore us and democrats are like F****em, who else are they going to support. So we ahve to do something to send a clear and decisive message and they cant blindly assume where we will vote, and why not vote replublican because our issues arent being addressed anyway, so one time is all that will be needed to send a message, look at the hispanic vote in the last presidential election, it was like 50/40% thats why you saw them mofos doing all those commercial on radio in spanish both parties, when have you heard of that in the black community, both parties fighting for our votes
but i also mentioned voting third party. but vote republican, without them having to do any active recruitment for our vote and ensure policies that in the long run hurts our communities? plus, even if the democrats try to win back our votes, the republicans wouldn't care b/c as you've said, they don't see our vote as valuable enough to keep. i don't see this viewpoint as a win situation for black voters. and a big difference between black voters and latino voters is in sheer numbers. they are the the fastest growing minority, but when blacks were, republicans still ignored us then. #@!* that, i'm down for voting for a 3rd party, but i'm not voting for a political party who has no respect for my people's political force nor as a people in general. and help them keep my people on the bottom as their fat pockets keep growing? naw, this is one area in which i'm not feelin. maybe when (i'm trying to be positive) black people can have a greater turnout, and republicans start kissing our ass, we can talk a little more about this.
Ah heeeeeeeellllllll nooooooooooo ....
EDIT: I was initially going to try and post a response, but it seems like they are beyond hope. There's nothing that I can accomplish by posting a response -- I will inevitably sound like I'm being defensive, and thereby demonstrating that I feel the need to be defensive. I've shown my merits to the people that matter -- the Stanford admissions board. Not the morons on xoxo. Bitter fools.