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Posted on 04/18/2012 3:47:53 PM PDT by agee
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In the US, blacks are 6 times more likely to be a victim of homicide than whites. 46% of the people arrested and convicted of murder are black, while blacks only make up about 13% of the US population. 86% of white victims were killed by w....
......left-wing ideology have, perversely, driven up the ills they were intended to reduce. The kind of thinking that limits opportunities for asians with quotas and has made higher education for men less likely, has also led to the boom in single parenthood. The challenge is to deal with the reality of the causes in ways that may seem harsh, but will ultimately be effective. From stay-at-home moms, to single parents, to root causes of many of societys ills, an honest conversation is hard.
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“Great Society”... “War on Poverty”... a giant sucking sound, and we’re all worse off.
It’s hard to have the honest conversations about these issues.
Why don’t Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson ever talk about the rampant violence committed by youth gangs in the inner city? The biggest danger to black people is other black people, many of whom are gang members. Yet to listen to the MSM, you would swear that the biggest danger to black youth is a white Hispanic with a gun, not black youth gangs with guns.
There are so many issues we can’t talk about. Why do so many minority girls and women have babies out of wedlock? Why do so many minority youth do so poorly in school? Why do disporportionate numbers of minority youth get in trouble with the law?
Why do gay men have disproportionately higher rates of sexually transmitted diseases than others?
Why are neighborhoods with mostly minority residents frequently slum areas?
Can we discuss the questions I just listed with liberals or members of the groups involved?
Yes, there certainly are a number of issues that just can’t be discussed.
You’d think that at spending at a rate of over $100,000 a second (no that isn’t a typo) we could lift a lot of people out of poverty real fast....The problem is that poverty isn’t just a matter of money. If it were the US wouldn’t ever have needed a war on poverty.