and Group Preferences
Preferences are special privileges granted by law or policy based
upon an individual's race, gender or ethnicity. Common synonyms are targets, goals
and quotas. Affirmative Action was originally intended to prevent such
discrimination. But over the course of the past 25 years Affirmative Action has
largely been subverted by the quota industry (racial special interests) into a program of
The term Preferences was invented as a substitute for targets, goals and quotas because the latter had correctly come to be perceived as negative and discriminatory.
Group Preferences began appearing in widespread use during the 2000 presidential campaign. It was invented because preferences had inevitably come to carry the same negative connotations as targets, goals and quotas. Group Preferences has more than one meaning, depending upon your political party and your audience.
See Also: Official List of Protected Races
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