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On Guns, Obama Finally Talks About the Culture of Fatherlessness

mread Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 9:53 AM
Where are the mothers of these fatherless children? What are these mothers teaching their children? When there is not a father present in the home why are these mothers having more children? Are these mothers are using the government public assistance to fund their children? Are these mothers looking at schools to raise their children? Are these mother using public housing to shelter their children? What are these mothers doing to their children?
BitsnPieces Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 10:24 AM
There was a story in the Philly Inq this summer about public housing and 1st, 2nd and 3rd having successions on apartments. I think it speaks to the mothers of these fatherless children teaching their children 'you don't need a man, we've got Uncle Sam.'
mread Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 10:42 AM
In Texas there is a lot of section 8 housing wrapped in income capped apartments that were built from 1995-2005. These places were very nice with afterschool care and all of the updated aminites. I drove through one of these apartment communites the other day and it was trashed. People who get something for nothing do not respect it or take care of it at all.
Dads matter.

President Barack Obama said it recently in Chicago, a city on track for 600 murders this year, the equivalent of two Sandy Hooks per month. Too bad he still does not understand that his left-wing ideology is the problem.

After the Sandy Hook tragedy, Obama, much of his party and much of the media have been calling for further gun control and advocating "common sense" measures such as limiting the number of rounds in a magazine, "universal" background checks and restrictions on "assault weapons."

But there is an 800-pound politically incorrect elephant in the room.

Most gun murders in...