Skip to comments.Self-reliance: so easy that even a baby can do it
Posted on 04/16/2010 5:44:51 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus
Then the question struck me why it is that a six-month-old baby can exhibit the time-honored trait of self-reliance, whereas thousands of ostensible adults in New Orleans, Louisiana, apparently could not?
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Because no one told the baby that he can’t do it. The people of NO have 40 years of being told that the gummint is their only hope and that they shouldn’t even try.
Interestingly enough, during the early Katrina coverage, TV interviewed people who had just walked through blocks of water until they hit high ground & came out. I always wondered what might be the different circumstances between these people & the ones who went into the dome.
The custodian force is 100 percent black. I'm not mentioning this from a racist viewpoint, but how does that happen? PS, these folks are well paid.
As a side note, the majority of the wrench turners are white. I have no clue what this means.
Ruined by generations of taxpayer support.
The people of New Orleans were told over and over again that the levees would hold up to a Cat 5 storm, but your government lied to them.
I mentioned in passing to my brother the liberal that the Great Society programs, however well intentioned, had led to an increase in single parent households - particularly in the black community.
He said, why did I single out blacks.
I said, because there is a much higher rate of unwed motherhood in the black community, and it is the single highest predictor of poverty. And, that welfare discouraged intact households back then by reducing the payment if there was a father in the house. And that single parenthood is an increasing problem in other ethnic groups, but a smaller one.
My brother’s response - How dare I say that (let’s not get confused by the truth, dontcha know) and I’m one of them there racists.
“The custodian force is 100 percent black. I’m not mentioning this from a racist viewpoint, but how does that happen? PS, these folks are well paid. “
To top it ll off, they are FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS meaning they have a pension, benefits, and other perks 90% of us will not get upon retiring... but they will.
That’s another part of the problem right there - the absolute unwillingness of many in this country to have any sort of even-handed, factual discussion about racial matters that doesn’t end in some accusation of “racism” flying around.
He may wake or he may not.
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