Wednesday, January 22, 2014

How regressives (so-called progressives) keep making things worse

Nice piece by Brad Wilcox. Here's an excerpt:

"[I]n the real world this accommodationist agenda — accept the reality of family breakdown, don’t do anything to renew the two-parent family — would lock in three profoundly unequal and regressive trends in American life.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Why the Left Hates Families

A British reporter named Melanie Phillips has written a book about her experiences as a Leftist reporter at the Guardian. An excerpt from her book ran in the Daily Mail under the headline, Why the Left Hates Families. Here's a key excerpt: 

I was accosted angrily by someone I had previously thought of as a friend. 

‘How can you possibly say that family breakdown hurts children?’ he spat out at me.

‘The worst damage to a child is always done by the traditional nuclear family!’

I could only gaze at him, defeated by the stupendous shallowness of such an attitude. 

The ones who were the most aggressive and offended, I noticed, were those who had walked out on their families or were cheating on their spouses.

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