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A Nation of "Community" Children?!

Crossed the Rubicon Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:43 PM
Restorative to what?? Traditional values of faith and family?? I don't think so. Harris-Perry, and Obama as well, are the polar opposite of that idea. You're dreaming.

As a mother, I was fascinated to learn from Melissa Harris-Perry that my husband and my children aren't really ours:

We have never invested as much in public education as we should have because we've always had kind of a private notion of children: Your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven't had a very collective notion of these are our children. So part of it is we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families, and recognize that kids...