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Dorner -- Another Angry Fatherless Black Man With a Gun

DaleHogue Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:40 PM
Yes, any person whose family creates a situation wherein bad habits form can and, more than likely, will live through a number of relationships in which any type of abrasive behavior multiplies the chance he or she will be found lacking in the skills needed to cope with many of the events taking place. That having been said, it stands to reason that a fatherless family member will find very few such events that will cause anything close to a positive reflexive reaction. I'm not black nor do I belong to a minority group where persons must deal with some tough problems created by hateful and mentally disturbed individuals who cannot be expected to react in an acceptable fashion, therefore my reaction to this matter is positively negative!
My new book, "Dear Father, Dear Son," talks about the No. 1 social problem in America -- children growing up without fathers.

In 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote "The Negro Family: A Case for National Action." At the time, 25 percent of blacks were born outside of wedlock, a number that the future Democratic senator from New York said was catastrophic to the black community.

Moynihan wrote: "A community that allows a large number of young men to grow up in broken homes, dominated by women, never acquiring any stable relationship to male authority, never acquiring any rational expectations about the...