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Old 07-31-2009, 04:16 PM
 
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i dont understand the census. why cant the white hispanics just be counted in the general white or caucasian pop census,thereby giving them no special designation?i mean they seem to just be a group of spanish seaking white people with a tan from south, central america. anyway hispanics seem to me that they can be absorbed by the general white pop anyway say within 2 generations anyway. i believe blacks are going to be the number 1 minority again because hipanics are just another goup of white people. also the black ones can be called black, same goes for them.well, maybe they can be absorbed like the other whites{italians, russians if they learn english and adapt,maybe thats the problem, they dodnt want to let go like previous white groups did? one more thing, how did the mexican and white supremists unite in california jails if they didnt believe them to be white?
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you claim your own race when you fill out a census sheet?

Claim what you want to be.
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Correct. Hispanics can be counted as White, if they tell the census taker they are White.
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Rogers, AR
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i dont understand the census. why cant the white hispanics just be counted in the general white or caucasian pop census,thereby giving them no special designation?i mean they seem to just be a group of spanish seaking white people with a tan from south, central america. anyway hispanics seem to me that they can be absorbed by the general white pop anyway say within 2 generations anyway. i believe blacks are going to be the number 1 minority again because hipanics are just another goup of white people. also the black ones can be called black, same goes for them.well, maybe they can be absorbed like the other whites{italians, russians if they learn english and adapt,maybe thats the problem, they dodnt want to let go like previous white groups did? one more thing, how did the mexican and white supremists unite in california jails if they didnt believe them to be white?
I agree with the pp's in that it is a choice and why would you want to advocate taking that choice away? And you're implication of "absorbing" one culture into another is disturbing to say the least. It reminds me of the 1930's when Australia had the idea of taking away the half-white Aboriginese children and place them in White families in order to "absorb" that culture out of them and thus slowly ridding the country of the "Brown" people. And that is exactly how they described it, too. Absorb.

I wonder what you mean exactly when you say absorb? Do you mean to assimilate? Why on earth would anyone want to do that? I think the assimilation of the European immigrants into one "American" culture a shame and a sad and unfortunate side effect of mas immigration at that time.

Since we Hispanics are so close to Whites, according to you, how about you "absorb" into our culture/race?
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Old 07-31-2009, 09:15 PM
 
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iWell I just asked a question and people are getting hot headed. I said those thimgs becaause when I asked a lot of hispanics they say I am white,so my question is why bother to have hipanic category if u say u are white. I am arab. Last time I checked,there is no arab category so why can't I check asian? I could go either way, white or asian or african. I check black by the way being from libya and egypt

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Old 07-31-2009, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Well I just asked a question and people are getting hot headed. I said those thimgs becaause when I asked a lot of hispanics they say I am white,so my question is why bother to have hipanic category if u say u are white. I am arab. Last time I checked,there is no arab category so why can't I check asian? I could go either way, white or asian or african. I check black by the way being from libya
I've checked various races when I fill out forms. Depends on how I feel when I fill out the form.

Personally I don't think anyone should be keeping track. You can't assimilate when you do stuff like that.
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:45 PM
 
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Why can't whites be included in on affirmative action and free college given to hispanics?
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:47 PM
 
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Correct. Hispanics can be counted as White, if they tell the census taker they are White.
I do know a family that told their white kids to check the hispanic box when applying for scholarships and they got wonderful scholarships. No hispanic last name was needed. Both parents are white also.
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Old 08-01-2009, 12:31 AM
 
Location: Medina (Brooklyn), NY
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i dont understand the census. why cant the white hispanics just be counted in the general white or caucasian pop census,thereby giving them no special designation?i mean they seem to just be a group of spanish seaking white people with a tan from south, central america. anyway hispanics seem to me that they can be absorbed by the general white pop anyway say within 2 generations anyway. i believe blacks are going to be the number 1 minority again because hipanics are just another goup of white people. also the black ones can be called black, same goes for them.well, maybe they can be absorbed like the other whites{italians, russians if they learn english and adapt,maybe thats the problem, they dodnt want to let go like previous white groups did? one more thing, how did the mexican and white supremists unite in california jails if they didnt believe them to be white?
OMG, you are lacking much knowledge.

So called "hispanics" are not "Spanish speaking White people" they are Asiatic people aka mixed or mullato Moors (Blacks for communication purposes). When the Spanish and Portuguese came to the Americas and colonized, they raped (as usual) many of the indigenous women and that's how you get so called puerto ricans/dominicans/cubans/Mexicans etc. A mixed so called hispanic/latino is no different from a mixed so called African American person...except one speaks Spanish and the other speaks English (and in an alternate case, one might speak French (ie: Hatian) or Portuguese (ie: Brazil). Both are light skinned/light complexioned. Some so called hispanics/latinos are still full blooded Moors (Blacks) like Dominicans for example. Most Dominicans are still full blooded even though most will deny it to claim they are "Dominican".

This goes for Mexicans as well. As far as Mexicans uniting with Europeans (so called Whites) in jail...I'm not in jail so I don't know. But I know that if they are trying to be with Europeans they have a lack of knowledge of self. It's the same old trick, divide and conquer. Mexicans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Brazillians etc whether full blooded or mullato are no different from so called Blacks (Africans, African Americans, Hatians etc). We are all of the Asiatic race aka Moors.
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Old 08-01-2009, 12:41 AM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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OMG, you are lacking much knowledge.

So called "hispanics" are not "Spanish speaking White people" they are Asiatic people aka mixed or mullato Moors (Blacks for communication purposes). When the Spanish and Portuguese came to the Americas and colonized, they raped (as usual) many of the indigenous women and that's how you get so called puerto ricans/dominicans/cubans/Mexicans etc. A mixed so called hispanic/latino is no different from a mixed so called African American person...except one speaks Spanish and the other speaks English (and in an alternate case, one might speak French (ie: Hatian) or Portuguese (ie: Brazil). Both are light skinned/light complexioned. Some so called hispanics/latinos are still full blooded Moors (Blacks) like Dominicans for example. Most Dominicans are still full blooded even though most will deny it to claim they are "Dominican".

This goes for Mexicans as well. As far as Mexicans uniting with Europeans (so called Whites) in jail...I'm not in jail so I don't know. But I know that if they are trying to be with Europeans they have a lack of knowledge of self. It's the same old trick, divide and conquer. Mexicans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Brazillians etc whether full blooded or mullato are no different from so called Blacks (Africans, African Americans, Hatians etc). We are all of the Asiatic race aka Moors.

OK, that settles it. I'm checking Moors!
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