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The Underclass

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 8:53 AM
Where are all the liberals to point out why they do not find compelling a column written by a black author using hard data unavoidably contrary to their views on racism and the plight of blacks?
Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 8:56 AM
Something more substantive than 'Uncle Tom' please.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Jul 04, 2012 9:05 AM
Because that's all they have. They don't accept real data, facts, regardless of source and coming from a black person just activates their inner racism.
Anthony Daniels, who writes under the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist who tells of his experiences with his patients in "Life at the Bottom." It's an insightful book of essays about the self-destructive behavior and attitudes of the underclass.

In one essay, "We Don't Want No Education," reprinted by City Journal, Dalrymple says that he cannot recall meeting a 16-year-old from the public housing project near his hospital who could perform simple multiplication operations, such as nine times seven. One 17-year-old told him, "We didn't get that far." This was after 12 years of...

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