1. Grievance mongers who counter their feelings of inadequacy through racial hate.
2. Need for a paycheck.
Here we have a perfect example of #2. This is really pathetic - but you paid for it, so soak it in.
Now follow the link and see if you can find the funny.
Notice Type: Special Notice
Synopsis: Added: Jul 24, 2012 11:30 am
Washington Headquarters Service intends to solicit on a sole source basis under the statutory authority permitting Other than Full and Open Competition as implemented by FAR 13.106-1 (b), Soliciting from One Sources to Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES), 2437 Bay Area BLVD., #100, Houston, Texas, 77058-1519. The Department of Defense (DoD) is energetically pursuing diversity through a magnitude of avenues to address barriers and issues impacting the full participation. The Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity, (ODMEO) requests the support of Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) to contribute to increasing diversity in the Department of Defense (DoD) workplace through outreach and programs. MAES will provide access to 10 Career/College Recruitment Fair events throughout the United States. The program will consist of 300-500 high school and college students over a one-year period.
MAES will provide the following deliverable(s):
• Recognition as a Co-Sponsor of Events.
• Access to High School/College students.
• Access to influencers in education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
• Attendance at Selected VIP Functions to build influencer base.
• Exhibit/booth space.
• Passes to the Sponsored Function to promote contact and communication.
• Advertisements in Convention/Conference Programs.
• Logo prominently displayed at Sponsored Function.
Cost of proposed contract $25,000
This notice of intent is not a request for proposals or quotations. Requests for copies of a solicitation in response to this notice will not be honored or acknowledged. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely with in the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether conducting a competitive procurement is in the best interest of the Government. Interested parties may identify their capabilities by responding to this requirement, no later than 11:00 pm EST, February 15, 2012.
In case you miss it and until or if they fix it, let me help you out below. Enjoy the schadenfreude.
For more fun - read the link again or just the pull quote. How do you like the disturbance in the time-space continuum?
How any of these people expect anyone to take their job seriously, I have no idea - but - being that they are using tax-payer money to actively discriminate on the basis of national origin; I guess we have to take them seriously.
Hat tip GM