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"It wasn’t until ‘The Great Society’ and the ‘War on Poverty’ and Lyndon Johnson that the black family began to fall apart. The old adage is ‘The road to hell is paved in good intentions’, and I believe that the liberals that designed the welfare programs were well intentioned but WRONG.
Rules are meant to be broken and programs are designed for people to capitalize on the weak points and misapply them to their advantage.
This is what I saw happen with the black families when the father moved out, stayed down the street and only came by for conjugal visits which increased the family’s income.
The black father and young men were no longer hard working heads of the their families but part of disjointed groups that were intent on personal gratification and working the system and they developed a ‘plantation mentality’ with the government being the great provider and not the men of the family.” Fred Reed