White Privilege in Action? Social Services Lets Woman Who Did Nothing Wrong Keep Her Child

I really don’t like most discussions of white privilege because most of it seems aimed at making people feel guilty about factors beyond their control that they shouldn’t waste time feeling guilty about. This is done to serve agendas that often have nothing to do with fixing the problems that are allegedly addressed. Also, it is used to create division between people who ought to have common cause. What I mean by that last sentence is that people of similar economic means would normally Read more […]

Why We Get a Nanny State: Because We Want One

One mark of a nanny state is that it second guesses the decisions of parents. But maybe that’s what we want. I’ve posted about the Debra Harrell monstrosity thinking that everyone would recognize that the way she was treated is wrong and the charges leveled against her are ridiculous. Perhaps I am out of step. According to Lenore Skenazy at Reason.com, Americans want to criminalize allowing children to play unsupervised: A whopping 68 percent of Americans think there should be a law Read more […]