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Dorner -- Another Angry Fatherless Black Man With a Gun

Hamilcar Barca Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:29 AM
It is never too late to start making good decisions. Unfortunately, we as a society keep doing the things that have proven to be destructive. We punish achievement and subsidize sloth.
TommyMaq Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 11:05 AM
"We, as a society"?

You mean, as opposed to "we, as a herd of aardvarks?"
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...