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Dorner -- Another Angry Fatherless Black Man With a Gun

tibby2 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 8:30 AM
Make it shameful once again to be on welfare when you are able bodied and can work.
KPar Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 10:33 AM
Do that for a while, and the concept of shame will return on its own. Learning will resume...
McD2004 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:48 AM
How about, instead of shaming people, who mostly don't know how to feel it any more anyway, we set a time limit and child limit for receiving welfare. How about, "No money after the third out-of-wedlock child by different fathers." How about, "Work for Welfare." How about, "Lasts for one year while you find a job." How about, "Lasts for one year while you put yourself through college and can be extended year by year as long as you prove progress towards a degree and ends one year after college while you look for a job." There are many better ways welfare could be administered, yet, for some reason (progressive nanny mentality), we chose the worst possible way.
KPar Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:13 AM
Shame is the organizational equivalent of pain in an organism. Negative stimuli promote learning. Remove the stimuli, and what do you get? No learning.
Denny0103 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 8:59 AM
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...