"The family is the primary transmitter of social capital - the values and character traits that enable people to seize opportunities. Family structure is a primary predictor of an individual's life chances." - George Will
On this Father's Day, I want to highlight the BIGGEST PROBLEM IN AMERICAN SOCIETY - the reason for many of the other great problems in the U.S...This 1 picture is worth much more than 1,000 words.
"No explanation can fill the hole in a child's heart where a daddy ought to be." - Author Unknown
There are many reasons for this problem. Some are legitimate - Most aren't. Most are excuses for irresponsibility and selfishness.
"[Y]ou'll never hear a poor working-class mom struggling to pay the bills, put food on the table, and fulfill both parental roles celebrate her 'liberation' from the shackles of the traditional family model. Chances are when she lies awake at night contemplating her future and that of her children, she feels the absence of a husband and father lying in the bed beside her. Every day, she and her children pay the price for a culture that has marginalized the role of men to that of mere inseminator." - Ken Connor
Rome fell due to Christianity, demography and barbarians, disease, sloth, etc...I'm betting a thousand years from now when the historians are writing the American story, 'FATHERLESSNESS' will be one of the root causes of our decline and fall.
"How much has the moral decay of society contributed to the acceptance of men who feel no responsibility for children they've created? How much of a child's rage and anger comes from feeling abandoned or unwanted by their fathers? Eighty-five percent of the youths in prison are from fatherless homes. Children without fathers account for 63 percent of youth suicides, 70 percent of teenage pregnancies, 80 percent of rapists with displaced anger, 85 percent of children with behavioral problems, and 71 percent of high school dropouts. The left's immoral and destructive dogmas coincide with the rise of these deplorable statistics." - Lee Culpepper