Posts Tagged ‘race’

Disagreement vs Intolerance

Disagreement is rational and can be engaged with dialog and debate.  Intolerance is not rational and tends to shut down debate.  Unfortunately the left all too often seeks to counter disagreement with intolerance. 
The patter is clear:
Make coherent arguments against gay marriage, get labelled antigay.
Make coherent arguments on racial issues, get labelled a racist.
Make coherent arguments [...]

Race and Guns

The CDC makes available an online searchable database of mortality statistics.  You can slice and dice the data in all kinds of interesting ways.  I decided to poke around to see what I could find for firearms data and the results were pretty remarkable. 

I decided to run the data for Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  I [...]

Sen. Obama was Right on Fathers

There was a commentary in today's Inquirer complaining that Sen. Obama unfairly stereotyped black fathers when he took them to task for not being involved with their kids.  The piece says "that black fathers who aren't in the home are much more likely to sustain regular contact with their children than absentee white fathers or [...]