I got the Beaverton, Oregon annual report in the mail a few days ago. It’s also available online.
On page 7 we find a brief overview of the City of Beaverton, along with a budget breakdown.
In a city that’s 66% white, East Indians are featured. As we can see, from the prominent text box at the top, the city’s leaders are proud of the fact that “One in three residents identify as a person of color.” This fact is listed together with the most basic statistics, between the overall population, and the geographical size.
Over the years that I’ve been here, I have noticed more and more non-whites. In other words, and as this page implies, whites are being replaced. If “one in three” is “progress”, then wouldn’t “three in three” be even MORE progress? If Diversity is a good thing, and the percentage of non-whites (“people of color”) reflects this, then doesn’t it follow that a white population of zero is the ultimate goal? If not, then wouldn’t it be fair to ask, “What percentage of whites would be ideal?”
Don’t expect an answer to this question.
On page 12, a Somali refugee is highlighted. We’re told how Abdi Nor Iftin, author of the book “Call me American,” has been travelling the country and met with congressmen. Apparently, Iftin did not want to continue living in 100% diverse Somalia. He found the 66% white USA much more to his liking. Where will he go when the United States is also 100% diverse? Iftin says:
I grew up in a civil war where I could get killed for saying the wrong word.
I wonder if Iftin realizes that the Portland area is not much different in this regard.
On page 10 of the report there’s an article titled “Investing in Diverse Leaders in Our Community.”
The city is recruiting participants for this year’s Beaverton Organizing and Leadership Development (BOLD) Program to be held this March to May. The BOLD Program is a leadership and civic engagement training for emerging immigrant and refugee leaders and leaders of color in Beaverton.
The program includes hands-on sessions focused on strengthening cross-cultural relationships; building leadership, community organizing, and advocacy skills and providing an in-depth orientation to city government and opportunities for engagement.
It would be interesting to know how much money the BOLD program costs; I didn’t see it in the annual budget breakdown. Somehow, I doubt that Abdi Nor Iftin attended this course – yet he seems to be doing quite well for himself. Also, what concrete financial benefits are taxpayers getting in return for this expense?
Honestly, when I see how devoted Mediagov is to the false god of Diversity, it makes me want to move to Mexico. I’d rather live among “people of color” than among self-loathing whites who have no self-respect.