Obama's news conference: Everything wrong with Democrats, encapsulated

In President Obama's news conference, he was correct that so many young people going to prison has devastated communities, but he fails to recognize that many of the policies that he and the Democrats advocate contribute greatly to the problem. The anti-poverty Great Society programs from the 1960s contributed greatly to the breakup of families, especially minority families.  The majority of minority children are born out of wedlock, and single parenthood is the greatest indicator of who will end up in poverty and dependent on government.  Democrats generally want to expand these programs, even with their terrible results.  It helps greatly to have two parents as role models. Also, it is generally Democrats who block big box stores from building in inner cities.  This takes away opportunities for inner-city youth to start moving up the economic ladder.  This causes teens and young adults to be on the street more or join gangs, and this causes more...(Read Full Post)