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Economic Mobility

nottalackey Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:32 AM
If you walk around holding your nuts, have your pants a foot below your waist, and speak in Ebonics where the most common noun is M. F., you are going to get discriminated against. Sorry. Mr. Sowell could go back to Africa if he wanted to. The above designated clowns would be put on the first plane back to the US if they tried. Since in their present state they belong nowhere, maybe they ought to change so we can stand them, but they are too self centered and have too low of character to figure that out.
Most people are not even surprised any more when they hear about someone who came here from Korea or Vietnam with very little money, and very little knowledge of English, who nevertheless persevered and rose in American society. Nor are we surprised when their children excel in school and go on to professional careers.

Yet, in utter disregard of such plain facts, so-called "social scientists" do studies which conclude that America is no longer a land of opportunity, and that upward mobility is a "myth." Even when these studies have lots of numbers in tables and equations that mimic the appearance of...