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Good Fathers Do More To
Stem Violence Than Gun Control

Investor´s Business Daily, by Larry Elder

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Posted By:pineledger, 2/23/2013 5:16:01 AM

Dads matter. President Barack Obama said it recently in Chicago, a city on track for 600 murders this year, the equivalent of two Sandy Hooks per month. Too bad he still does not understand that his left-wing ideology is the problem. (Snip) Obama, in Chicago, finally talked about the lack of fathers and the impact this has on crime rather than complain about the number of rounds in a magazine: "For a lot of young boys and young men in particular, they don´t see an example of fathers or grandfathers, uncles, who are in a position to support families

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Obama himself ought to know, and our country is paying the price.

I really hope this becomes a must-read.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Michaelus, 2/23/2013 7:39:12 AM     (No. 9192063)

Absolutely right. Where was Adam Lanza´s Dad? Oh yeah - out having fun with his new girlfriend. Rather than repealing the Second Amendment you might think we could get rid of the laws that favor this sort of thing - maybe even make divorce slightly more difficult.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 2/23/2013 8:04:42 AM     (No. 9192112)

You mean Dan Quayle was right???

It applied to bubba, it applies to zippy, and it applies to our entire welfare society.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/23/2013 8:08:56 AM     (No. 9192121)

I don´t foresee any fathers or families under the Obama vision. Children will have single or gay parents and be paid for by aid for dependent children -- like now.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman, 2/23/2013 8:22:21 AM     (No. 9192145)

I agree that you need a complete family to have a better success rate with raising kids. You have to be fully engaged with your children. Boy Scouts are a huge benefit. But I don´t see the Left supporting much of that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: blizzard, 2/23/2013 8:28:11 AM     (No. 9192157)

Good fathers teach their children how to properly purchase, care for, and safely shoot their guns. That is proper "gun control."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/23/2013 8:31:15 AM     (No. 9192165)

And I thought that the headline was talking about Jesse Jackson!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: voxpop, 2/23/2013 8:54:08 AM     (No. 9192204)

There are two authors of articles posted here that I always read: Victor Davis Hanson and Larry Elder. They have an unparalleled grasp of the issues.
Wish they would run for office.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/23/2013 9:37:05 AM     (No. 9192286)

Moral: Don´t be a dad if you can´t be a dad. Has the advantage of containing only words of on syllable, but requires some pre-planning.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Evocatus, 2/23/2013 9:45:33 AM     (No. 9192301)

Greatest line from the article:

"No Romance without Finance."


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Reply 10 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/23/2013 9:50:56 AM     (No. 9192307)

The statistics from the 60s and 70s on illegitimate births blew my mind.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyVet, 2/23/2013 4:24:44 PM     (No. 9192713)

Federal laws discourage marriage and the new tax laws even more so. The Obamataxcare bill increased the marriage penalty and did the recent law hiking the rate on "rich people." He can talk all he wants, but he does not "walk the walk."

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