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Dorner -- Another Angry Fatherless Black Man With a Gun

Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 5:32 PM
A single anecdote does not a trend make, silly girl. There are kids who grow up in single parent families who end up being good, productive, citizens. However, the point we are making, and which you appear too thick headed to grasp, is that boys growing up without fathers are much more likely to turn out to be bad apples than are boys who grow up with a father. Some fathers are terrible parents and it might be better not to have them involved, but that's a small percentage. Some single mothers are terrible parents and could use a good man around to raise the kids. No family is perfect. We are talking about trends and causes for boys to run amok. Not having a father is one of the risk factors.
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...