The bulk of today’s problems for many blacks are a result of politicians and civil rights organizations using government in the name of helping blacks when in fact they are serving the purposes of powerful interest groups.
The protest chant that black lives matter appears to mean that black lives matter only if they are taken at the hands of white police officers.
Non-judgmental subsidies of counterproductive lifestyles are treating people as if they were livestock, to be fed and tended by others in a welfare state — and yet expecting them to develop as human beings have developed when facing the challenges of life themselves.
As with so many other issues, Obama’s biggest victims are never the ones he claims to help.
How important political power is to the ordinary black person?
Barack Obama belongs on the side of Selma’s oppressor, not on the side of Selma’s oppressed.
Blacks are far more statistically “over-represented” among basketball stars in the NBA than among people stopped by police in Ferguson.
Liberals believe that black people’s fate is determined by the beneficence of white people and government programs.
Liberals desperately need blacks. If the Democratic Party lost just 30 percent of the black vote, it would mean the end of the liberal agenda. That means blacks must be kept in a perpetual state of grievance in order to keep them as a one-party people in a two-party system.
The race card is nothing to play with. It can ruin us all.
Much of the pathology seen in many black communities is entirely new in black history.
How much of what we see is caused by discrimination?
Letting kids who are behavior problems in schools grow up to become hoodlums and then criminals is no favor to them or to the black community.
we could compare hard evidence on “the legacy of slavery” with hard evidence on the legacy of liberals.
Courts, bureaucrats and the intellectual elite have consistently concluded that “gross” disparities are probative of a pattern and practice of discrimination. Given all of the differences among people, such a position is pure nonsense.
Do you prefer that fewer people get killed or that kinder and gentler rhetoric and tactics be used?
If it is assumed that problems that have a devastating impact on black well-being are a result of racial discrimination and a “legacy of slavery” when they are not, resources spent pursuing a civil rights strategy will yield disappointing results.
What can help account for the racist character of the riots in Ferguson, Missouri? Is racism justified? Is black racism new?