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The Real Casualties In The “War On Poverty”

It must be asked what we have gotten from this "war."


“Blacks are different” is a generalization being made by a long time public defender who goes by a pseudonym in order to speak freely and protect himself and his family from danger. “My experience has…taught me that blacks are different by almost any measure [from] all other people,” says the public defender, using the pen name Michael Smith. “I have no explanation for why this is, but crime has racial patterns.” While blacks commit many violent crimes, they commit “very few sex crimes,” the author of this outstanding report says. Crime patterns he has noticed break down into Hispanics committing mainly DUIs and sexual assault on children offenses. “The handful of whites I see commit all kinds of crimes,” says Smith; but in all of his many years as a public defender in a large Southern city, he has only represented THREE Asians–one of the being half black.

The most telling statement from this courtroom-weary man has to do with why blacks are so different from all of the other defendants he has represented. An “inability to see things from someone else’s perspective helps explain why there are so many black criminals.” When Defender Smith questioned one black robbery suspect about how one of the women he and two other blacks robbed at gunpoint may have felt, the young male said, “What do I care? She ain’t me. . .she ain’t kin. . .Don’t even know her.” This sentence is perhaps the most revealing in the entire essay: “They (blacks) do not understand the pain they are inflicting on others.” Any parent out there should quickly recognize this as being a characteristic of a very young child who himself is in a world of hurt!

But the long essay by Smith delves even deeper into the sociological and psychological reasons black males are so prevalent in crime stats. The writer says growing up without a father is a huge reason for the uncontrollable crime wave now strangling America, especially our inner cities. He said that often, an appearance in court is the only time a young black male sees the man who fathered him. And that often happens because the public defender’s office has sought out the older man. Apparently, growing up WITHOUT DAD is a mitigating factor that helps get a serious offense reduced to a lesser charge. The public defender employees often have to dress their accused, even to the point of having in their offices plenty of shirts, suits, ties, and proper clothing, as those accused simply do not know how to dress themselves appropriately.

What stands out is the fact that the black defendants have gotten themselves into the criminal justice system in large part because America’s false sense of charity has created and fostered a four-generation class of US citizens who, even though “adult” by years, are stuck psychologically in a permanently induced state of early childhood development. Our country’s damnable entitlement culture brought about by Democrat, liberal policies is enabled by a mainstream media that will not identify this dysfunction for what it really is (in other words, as a method of obtaining votes and control, for expiation of “white guilt,” for exploitation, for whatever.)

We are allowing 13% of America to abuse themselves and all of the rest of us. Why can’t we come out and say to black defendants that no longer will we enable them to go to jail and learn prison ways (which now often include indoctrination into the Hate America mantra of the Muslim prison movement) and then get out, only to go back in? “What the media only hint at is another reality: recidivism…Black men are arrested and convicted over and over. IT IS TYPICAL FOR A BLACK MAN TO HAVE FIVE FELONY CONVICTIONS BEFORE THE AGE OF 30!”

When you consider an unbelievable statistic that was actually reported this week on CNN, namely that within two years of leaving the NFL, a staggering 78% of players are bankrupt (and couple that with 76% of all US sports being dominated by blacks), you have to ask WHY? Why are we letting our political, media, and educational representatives destroy our culture, our children, our country, and our American way of life? “The media report that although blacks are 12% of the population, they are 40% of prison populations.”

It must be asked what we have gotten for LBJ’s (adjusted for inflation) TWENTY TRILLION dollars spent on the War on Poverty? What we’ve gotten is a permanent class of violent, offending children without fathers, a 73% illegitimacy rate, a give-me you-owe-me culture of “She ain’t me,” and a display of unfeeling cruelty from which we as a nation may never recover!

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