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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

anonymous Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 3:59 PM
Something that I've been saying for ages, and which Dr. Williams reinforces, is that the so called "Great Society" and the programs that grew out of it have done damage to the black community and caused the deaths of black people far beyond the wildest dreams of the most raving, hard core KKK member.
Robert1824 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 11:56 PM
Anonymous, you're barking up the wrong tree. To blame all of our societal problems on LBJ's Great society programs is not only ridiculously simplistic but asinine . The causes are far ,far more complex and many have been caused by the disastrous social and economic programs of the GOP which have been infinitely worse than anything the Democrats have tried to do.
HongKongCharlie4 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 8:19 AM
Robert, I can't help but notice you fail to link to sources for your drivel.

HKC
Rich D. Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:07 AM
Yeah - the typical liberal response to the obvious - "It's more complex than that." See Moynahan, Daniel Patrick.
America is Over Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 7:11 PM
Yep. And liberals don't care because helping black people was never their goal.

There's a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn't have enough men to cover the department store's many entrances but he did have enough for the building next door. Let's see whether there are similarities between his strategy and today's gun control strategy.

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