Let the SCOTUS look to Baltimore & that Solitary Black Mother on Gay Marriage

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Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Luke 21:33

Yesterday while most of the country was watching Baltimore the Supreme Court heard arguments to decide if the definition of marriage that had endured throughout human history was to be tossed out and redefined in a way that not only the founding fathers but most americans of a mere generation ago, would not have imagined.

Given that gay marriage only became legal in American in 2004 by a 4-3 vote in the most liberal state Supreme Court in the land (Massachusetts) and the unwillingness of Governor Mitt Romney to push back in the slightest against this idiocy,  the fact that the Supreme Court is expected to uphold the narcissistic idea that marrying within one’s own sex is a basic constitutional right is nothing short of remarkable (constant cheerleading by the entertainment/media complex not withstanding).

What’s even more remarkable in my eyes however is that events in Baltimore that have caused many eyes that would normally be on the court to be elsewhere have given the justices who will be ruling on gay marriage a look at the future they are preparing to create.

The riots give the answer to the question:  What do you get when you have a culture when the presence of both a father and mother is considered unimportant in the rearing of children?  The experience of the Black family over the last five decades  answers this question.

Consider:  At the same time that civil rights laws were freeing black Americans from centuries of legal restraints by narcissists redefining marriage (sound familiar) and humanity itself to suit their cultural desires, an event that should have been the prelude for black America to jump into a golden age,  two other forces from liberal America,  one cultural & one political,  arose that would have a catastrophic effect on the black family which had so nobly fought for the rights that were finally being acknowledged.

First came the sexual revolution that not only shattered the concept of sex within marriage as the proper moral norm but brought with it the contraceptive culture giving the illusion of divorcing sex from children (with abortion as the final card to play in an emergency).

Nearly simultaneously came the Great Society which among other things gave the poor, in the form of government cash assistance,  an incentive to abandon the family unit for single motherhood without a husband and father in the house.

This combination of incentives coming at this time of transition for the black family was the key ingredient in its destruction.  Single parent households,  abortion and absent fathers increased while marriage decreased.

The result, two generations later the norm within the black community is now the absence of an intact family with a father & mother present in the home and the further absence of a grandfather to reinforce fatherly values if accident or circumstance causes the fathers loss.

Normally the disastrous results of this, while apparent daily in the black community is invisible to society as a whole (with the exception of judges, police and social workers) but the crisis in Baltimore is giving the general population and the world a vivid view of this new cultural paradigm.  And the best illustration of this view came from an angry mother of a rioting son.

 Yesterday all over facebook and social media people cheered (with some liberal exceptions) the video of a black mother disciplining her son for taking part in riots.  In the midst of the cheering nobody seemed to ask the obvious question:

 Why was there only one mother of a rioter taking action?  Where were the rest of the mothers & fathers?

Every single one of those rioters had a mother, yet we only saw one taking actions.  Every single one of those rioters had a father, yet we didn’t see a single image of a father pulling a rioter of the street.

I submit and suggest that if black America had that same ratio of intact families with fathers and mothers in the home today as it did in the mid 50’s  the number of teens rioting would have been tiny as  their concern over the reaction of an angry father would have overridden the peer pressure to raid a mall, set fires or destroy & loot stores.

I further suggest that events in Baltimore vividly illustrate what happens to a culture when you have generations of people who do not have the traditional nuclear family to reinforce values, when the value of a male and female role models is discounted and when society or a subset of it rejects it as the desired norm.

Now in the end  the final responsibility for the actions of the rioters, the inaction of their parents, and their failure to said parents to imbue either the values or the fear that would preclude violent acts by their progeny,  lies with them.

But while theirs is the responsibility for succumb to the perverse liberal social & financial incentives society as a whole are paying the price allow with them for that choice.

It’s ironic the Supreme Court is deciding whether to allow states the choice of redefining marriage and absorbing the cultural costs that it will entail to children who will not have a father or mother or COMPEL the entire nation to follow the social paradigm of single sex parenting at the same time when while the entire nation and world are seeing the results of this cultural meme.

The justices and the people have a front role seat to the vivid warning provided by Baltimore of the results of such a decision

It’s a lesson I hope the Supreme Court pays heed to.

Let me close with this thought:

While cultures, technology, tastes as to what is socially acceptable might change (for example a century ago the elites of our land were big into the idea of eugenics until a fellow with a Charlie Chaplin mustache took the idea to its logical conclusion with horrifying results)  they don’t trump the realities of human nature and the reality is this:

When you create a culture that disregards the vital and unique role of the intact father & mother to raising of children and instead provide incentives,  both legally and culturally, to promote alternatives as equal and as healthy for the sake of a groups self-esteem  you are sowing the seeds of disaster that will bear fruit within the lifetimes of those foolishly promoting the exercise in narcissism that is gay marriage.

You have been warned.

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