Dorner: Another Fatherless Black Man with a Gun

Larry Elder, WND, February 13, 2013

My new book, “Dear Father, Dear Son,” talks about the No. 1 social problem in America – children growing up without fathers.

In 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote “The Negro Family: A Case for National Action.” At the time, 25 percent of blacks were born outside of wedlock, a number that the future Democratic senator from New York said was catastrophic to the black community.

Moynihan wrote: “A community that allows a large number of young men to grow up in broken homes, dominated by women, never acquiring any stable relationship to male authority, never acquiring any rational expectations about the future – that community asks for and gets chaos. Crime, violence, unrest, unrestrained lashing out at the whole social structure – that is not only to be expected, it is very near to inevitable.”

Today, 75 percent of black children enter a world without a father in the home.

Divorce is one thing, where, for the most part, fathers remain involved both financially and as a parent. When I pressed the point of murdering ex-cop Christopher Dorner’s father, one local news source told me his father apparently died when Dorner was small. He was reportedly raised, along with his sister, by a single mom. Little else is known.

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Why is it when white murderers go on a rampage, the media quickly delve into the relationship or lack thereof with the killer’s father? They want to know what went wrong with that relationship – and when and how and why.

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But what about Christopher Dorner? The media seemingly imposed a no-fly zone of silence over even writing or talking about his father.

The Los Angeles Times, for example, wrote: “Dorner grew up in Southern California with his mother and at least one sister, according to public records and claims in (his) manifesto.” Not one word about the father. {snip} Why? Is it that the media expect a certain level of appropriate behavior from whites–that when a white person commits a heinous act, we must necessarily explore what kind of relationship he had with his father?

But when it comes to black miscreants and their fathers … crickets. Why? To ask raises uncomfortable questions about the perverse incentives of the welfare state, which hurt the very formation of stable, intact families–the ones more likely to produce stable, non-paranoid children.

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  • Shattered

    The reason for this is simple. The mainstream media championed “progressive” policies that resulted in large numbers of black boys ending up without a father. They don’t wish to admit their own guilt so resort into a state of denial instead.

    • hastings88

      Worse than that, I think. Liberals detest the nuclear family and seek to deconstruct it. I see this in academia in the ideology of my fellow professors. Some of our textbooks for English Composition contain units of readings that directly challenge the nuclear family. Many English professors are radical feminists who want to control the “mastering narrative” of our culture and overthrow patriarchal family structures. In short, liberal women detest men and wish to remove them from influence over their own children and from power in general. Liberal men are weaklings and cowards who passively accept this.

      • Pelagian

        Name one college that isn’t shot through with that agenda … Or the almost as bad neocon agenda. I am glad my son is on scholarship so that we’re not paying a red cent to the academic establishment

    • Katherine McChesney

      The government rewards single mothers…especially the black ones.

  • Luca

    85% of children who show behavior disorders come from a fatherless home. – twenty times the average. 63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes – 5 times the average.

    http://thefatherlessgeneration.wordpress.com/statistics/

    The list goes on and on. And yet leftists in Hollywood, media, politics and academia continue to place single-motherhood next to saint-hood in our society.

    • Seek

      Name me one movie that celebrates single motherhood – or that has been the cause of single motherhood in actual women. These movies don’t exist. Many movies depict it because that’s what real storytelling does — depicts. But they don’t glamourize it.

      • Joseph

        Single mothers are depicted in a way that portrays the mother as a strong, silent heroine. A victim who is intelligent, industrious and nuturing in the face of a system stacked against her.

        What they don’t show are a bunch of addicted whores lying around all day until finally at 2:30 pm, they stumble out of bed because someone is pounding on the door at which time they send off their 8 y.o. daughter to some VD infected pervert so she can make another $10 so mom can get another hit. While we’re already semi-awake lets have some wine, a pop-tart and a smoke and get ready to hang around mating with whatever comes by to make a couple more bux then off to the tattoo shop. Oh yeah, don’t forget to shut the door to the back room so you don’t have to hear the baby screaming. Auntie is supposed to come and “babysit” him when she gets back from the disability office at 4:00. It’s all good.

      • Luca

        Forrest Gump, The Karate Kid, Cinderella Liberty, Mermaids, Mrs. Doubtfire, the Excorcist, As Good as it Gets, Sideways, Erin Brockovitch, The 40-Year Old Virgin, Mamma Mia, Flight Plan, Ray,

        • josh

          Ok but you’ll never find a TV show that celebrates single mothers!!

          • Luca

            LOL!

        • Seek

          Nice try, but no cigar, amigo.

          In the first place, depiction isn’t advocacy. A movie that shows a single mon isn’t “glorifying” or “celebrating” her singlehood. It’s simply storytelling. There happen to be a lot of single moms (and some dads as well) in this country, and lot happen to be doing a good job under trying circumstances. That’s reality. Films aren’t “defining deviance down” in showing as much.

          Second, audiences are smart enough to make up their own mind. They’re not automatons who subconsciously engage in copycat thought or copycat behavior when they see a movie. It’s never worked that way. Nobosy is going to avoid mnarriage because they see a movie about a single person who’s making out well.

          So you want some examples — recent ones, too (some of your examples are at least 30 years old) — that send a message that marriage beats singlehood, that single parents seek love or that children with only one parent need a second one? Here’s a very partial list: Click, The Family Man, The Switch, Big Fish, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Wedding Crashers, Boogie Nights, The Kids Are Alright, About a Boy, Super 8, Nine Months, AI: Artificial Intelligence, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Matchstick Men, The Fighter, Up, The Proposal, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Invention of Lying, Couples Retreat, Everybody’s Fine, Hope Springs, As Good as it Gets, Gran Torino, Dan in Real Life. I could mention another hundred but I’ve made a reasonable case, I would think.

          • Luca

            Fact is, illegitimacy rates have soared since 1965 when LBJ decide to reward bad behavior and call it a “War on Poverty”. Back then about 7% of children were born out of wedlock, now it is about 33% and in the black community over 70%. In practice, welfare rewards people for not marrying, they get paid more for each child and with no father in the home, the income levels are down to where the government becomes the daddy. Fact is, illegitimate kids and single mothers were almost never subjects of movies or TV sitcoms until after 1965, unless it had to do with widowhood.

            What do think propaganda is? Telling a story over and over again until it is accepted as truth. So the “story telling” is played over and over the way the authors want it to be depicted. Propaganda is brainwashing on a massive scale.

            The statistics for illegitimate children are horrific, regarding crime, suicide, drug use, prison populations, runaways, dropouts, and emotional illnesses to name a few. So why should such behavior be thrust into American theaters and living rooms to make it seem main stream? Same reason blacks are depicted as heroes and victims, gays are depicted as normal, women are depicted as absolutely equal to men, corporations are depicted as evil and whites are depicted as racists.

            The elite Liberals are trying to destroy, divide and dumb-down the American public so they can pilfer and control the richest nation on earth. You are one of the indoctrinated who has been exposed to this propaganda probably all your life. Because of this, you will not see the light, nor will you be able to veer off course from the agenda that has been implanted in your brain via government, Hollywood, TV, movies, pop culture, and academia. You have lost your common sense and your ability to think for yourself if you can’t see what is going on.

            Here is a test for you: Can you admit to the truth in what I have just written? Answer: Probably not.

    • John

      I was recently watching a documentary on the behavior of gorillas in Africa. The narrarator explained that the alpha male gorilla dominates a harem of females, which he keeps close watch over. If one of his females strays too far away, he issues a warning grunt. The older females immediately take heed and obediently return close to the male. In contrast, the younger, inexperienced females usually have not been properly conditioned to obey yet and require discipline to learn who is in charge in the band.

      In the video, a rather large alpha male issued a warning grunt for a wandering younger female to return. Willful and disobedient, she ignored him and strayed even farther way. In an immediate and brutal fit of rage, the alpha male raced toward her on all fours, tackled her, bit her repeatedly, and proceeded to rape her into compliance. After the rape, she followed him back and remained close to him, completely subjugated. Lesson learned.

      Tha documentary clearly revealed the natural way that bands of gorillas behave in Africa. Of course, the gorillas would not know how to behave if they were dressed in suits and ties and punished for soiling their sleeves or lapels during dinner. That would be quite unnatural.

      Back here in civilization, and the story at hand, the male who sired Mr. Dorner was no more a “father” to him than the aforementioned alpha gorilla was to the baby gorilla that he sired by the punitive rape of the younger female in the story. Like the alpha gorilla, I suspect that Mr. Dorner’s father acted purely on natural instinct, with no regard for the consequences of his actions.

      In contrast, White men and women have a natural and innate instinct to nuture our young and care for them as a family unit. Our natural instinct is to plan procreation.
      Frankly, from what we routinely observe, it is easily to surmise that Blacks are somewhere in between the behavior of Whites and the behavior of simians in most behavioral respects. I do not mean that to be disrespectful in any way. I am simply observing an evolutionary truth that should be obvious to all.

      • tarczan

        Are you sure that story wasn’t about a black man and woman?

        • josh

          Yes laugh at the evil black man;he mean to his woman.How awful! He is not sweet and caring–like you!! Let us white men be proud of how we are gruesomely walked over andscrewed over by our belching,farting fat empowered women!! Most of whom are trying to get with the aforementioned ghetto negroid!!

        • LaSantaHermandad

          Same thing!

      • Nobody

        I’m not saying they are related, but they are related.

    • Mr. Thornewhistle

      I was recently watching a documentary on the behavior of gorillas in Africa. The narrarator explained that the alpha male gorilla dominates a harem of females, which he keeps close watch over. If one of his females strays too far away, he issues a warning grunt. The older females immediately take heed and obediently return close to the male. In contrast, the younger, inexperienced females usually have not been properly conditioned to obey yet and require discipline to learn who is in charge in the band.

      In the video, a rather large alpha male issued a warning grunt for a wandering younger female to return. Willful and disobedient, she ignored him and strayed even farther way. In an immediate and brutal fit of rage, the alpha male raced toward her on all fours, tackled her, bit her repeatedly, and proceeded to rape her into compliance. After the rape, she followed him back and remained close to him, completely subjugated. Lesson learned.

      Tha documentary clearly revealed the natural way that bands of gorillas behave in Africa. Of course, the gorillas would not know how to behave if they were dressed in suits and ties and punished for soiling their sleeves or lapels during dinner. That would be quite unnatural.

      Back here in civilization, and the story at hand, the male who sired Mr. Dorner was no more a “father” to him than the aforementioned alpha gorilla was to the baby gorilla that he sired by the punitive rape of the younger female in the story. Like the alpha gorilla, I suspect that Mr. Dorner’s father acted purely on natural instinct, with no regard for the consequences of his actions.

      In contrast, White men and women have a natural and innate instinct to nuture our young and care for them as a family unit. Our natural instinct is to plan procreation.

      Frankly, from what we routinely observe, it is easily to surmise that Blacks are somewhere in between the behavior of Whites and the behavior of simians in most behavioral respects. I do not mean that to be disrespectful in any way. I am simply observing an evolutionary truth that should be obvious to all.

      • Joseph

        As far as I know, gorillas have nothing like “the knockout game” or “polar bear hunting”. We can only hope that someday they rise to the level of gorillas.

      • Luca

        Sub-Saharans, developed a survival strategy that suited their environment. Since they were hunter-gatherers and could build mud huts,they had no need to figure out how to get food and shelter in their easy environment. Therefore no need for intelligence The dangers were wild animals, warfare, disease, and infant mortality due to poor hygiene. To overcome these problems, they developed as fast runners, with stronger muscle mass, bone density and a high fertility rate to compensate for high mortality. The offspring needed few skills in life and therefore got little nurturing. This cycle continues today.

    • Mr. Thornewhistle

      I was recently watching a documentary on the behavior of simians in Africa. The narrarator explained that the alpha male dominates a harem of females, which he keeps close watch over. If one of his females strays too far away, he issues a warning grunt. The older females immediately take heed and obediently return close to the male. In contrast, the younger, inexperienced females usually have not been properly conditioned to obey yet and require discipline to learn who is in charge in the band.

      In the video, a rather large alpha male issued a warning grunt for a wandering younger female to return. Willful and disobedient, she ignored him and strayed even farther way. In an immediate and brutal fit of rage, the alpha male raced toward her on all fours, tackled her, bit her repeatedly, and proceeded to rape her into compliance. After the rape, she followed him back and remained close to him, completely subjugated. Lesson learned.

      Tha documentary clearly revealed the natural way that bands of simians behave in Africa. Of course, the simians would not know how to behave if they were dressed in suits and ties and punished for soiling their sleeves or lapels during dinner. That would be quite unnatural.

      Back here in civilization, and the story at hand, the male who sired Mr. Dorner was no more a “father” to him than the aforementioned alpha male was to the baby simian that he sired by the punitive rape of the younger female in the story. Like the alpha male, I suspect that Mr. Dorner’s father acted purely on natural instinct, with no regard for the consequences of his actions.

      In contrast, White men and women have a natural and innate instinct to nuture our young and care for them as a family unit. Our natural instinct is to plan procreation.

      Frankly, from what we routinely observe, it is easily to surmise that Blacks are somewhere in between the behavior of Whites and the behavior of simians in most behavioral respects. I do not mean that to be disrespectful in any way. I am simply observing an evolutionary truth that should be obvious to all.

      • Mr. Thornewhistle

        I apologize for the duplicate posts. The initial post disappeared. I reposted it. The, the repost disappeared and I surmised that the word “gorilla” or may have been triggering an auto-delete function. So, I changed “gorilla” to simian and posted again. This morning, I was surprised to see all three posts. Hopefully, a moderator can delete the first and the last and leave the one in the middle.

      • Sherman_McCoy

        Why should you worry about disrespecting a group of “people” who do not deserve it?

        • Luca

          I think he meant he didn’t want disrespect the gorillas.

  • ZB

    When this became the hot news item, I recall thinking, all this talk about his mother is understandable. The relationship between a mother and her son is unique. But not a single word, not one blip about Dad???? Obviously, he was not disadvantaged: Mom owns a home in La Palma, CA: not a lower class community. Also, she owns 2 acres of land in Big Bear and has since 1981 (think about the appreciation in value). Nonetheless, where is Dad?

    • Howard W. Campbell

      I read somewhere that his father died when he was a child. Somebody somewhere had to have some money for Dorner to attend an (almost) all-white private elementary school and to live in a mostly white neighborhood. He was not raised by a crack-head momma.

      That being said, I suspect that he was an example of regression to the mean. His biological father may have been above average, but his entrance into the Navy and the LAPD are clear cut cases of affirmative action. If he made it through Officer Candidate School; he should have had bat brains enough to know that police academies are structured in a similar manner to OCS and it is imperative that you follow rules and procedures.

  • I used to listen to him late at night several years ago on AM radio driving home late at night. He’s what the black community would call, “an Uncle Tom sell out.”

    On his website, he used to have a “Michael Moore, Where Are You?” section with a real time counter that ticked off days, hours, minutes, and seconds. The number of days were in the several hundreds. Moore apparently was a no shoe for an interview, and refused to discuss the matter.

    Al Sharpton filed a lawsuit on Elder some years ago. The average black does not even know who this guy is.

  • In 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote “The Negro Family: A Case for National Action.” At the time, 25 percent of blacks were born outside of wedlock, ….

    And welfare was a new concept, but within one generation everyone in America knew what the term welfare queen meant.

    • David Ashton

      George Gilder’s “Sexual Suicide” was another book that warned against the results of this trend.

    • The__Bobster

      To libtards, anyone using the term is an eeeeevil razzist.

  • The__Bobster

    I’ve found most bastards to be just that: real bastards. The male ones are hard to control once they get stronger than their mothers and there’s no bull elephant to knock them back into line.

  • edie

    why doesn’t the media report on this?
    WND EXCLUSIVE
    ‘Knockout Games’ a hit with black mobs
    Videos show gangs targeting teacher, disabled woman
    Published: 10/11/2012 at 7:15 PM
    Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2012/10/black-mob-knockout-games-now-spreading

  • Katherine McChesney

    Larry Elder voted for obama.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      You got’s to be sittin’ me.

      So much for thinking he was one of the 2% of intelligent Negroes.

      • Katherine McChesney

        No, I read on his site that he voted for him in 2008. I don’t remember if he voted for him in 2012, but the site said he supported many of obama’s policies. I’m not fooled by these so-called black conservatives until I’ve observed them for several years. They jump ship entirely too often.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    “But when it comes to black miscreants and their fathers … crickets. Why? To ask raises uncomfortable questions about the perverse incentives of the welfare state, which hurt the very formation of stable, intact families–the ones more likely to produce stable, non-paranoid children.”

    Whatever. Sure, stupidly thought out welfare is a factor but until people admit there are genetically determined racial differences and that these are very powerful determinants of behavior, white genocide is the only explanation/final solution. Same with “education”. Same with anything.

    Years ago as a liblefty duckspeaker I would have dismissed Hinton Helper’s “Of the Negroes in Negroeland” descriptions as racist and histrionic propaganda. But now descriptions of black Africans spitting out baby after baby and selling them into slavery to support themselves sounds very familiar.

    Today the r-style breeder does something very similar – busts out bastard after bastard, getting paid per bastard, and contrary to histrionic “I luv my babies!” outbursts, expects many will not make it much beyond adulthood, hopes one may become a rapper perhaps…I don’t know. I don’t WANT to know how they think this whole thing out. Find it revolting.

    But without the Truth, all we get is evil whitey.

    Our enemies, which include some of us, want us dead.

  • Garrett Brown

    He’s a hero to the mass media. It doesn’t really matter what his background was that lead him to insanity.

  • golden state

    Come on now. Even the liberal media scumbags knows there are certain things you can just assume as a certainty that are always 100% on the money. Thats ones an automatic..

  • purestocles

    “Parallel examples implicating food supply can be cited from the rodents and primates. In the latter group the general rule seems to be that adult males are added–and societies grow larger and more complex–only where particular auxiliary roles for males, such as defense or aid in parental care, become overridingly important to the fitness of the offspring.”

    If the foregoing statement by E. O. Wilson is true, then it would indeed seem to be the case that, as Moynihan observed in the 60’s, aid to black families that was contingent upon the father’s not being part of the household did indeed contribute to the breakup of the black family and therefore the current crop of fatherless children. White liberals, providing both “defense” and “aid in parental care” became surrogate fathers.

    What’s intriguing is the “more complex” part. Could this tendency account for the relatively primitive state of social infrastructure and organization in black-run communities?

  • toldev

    The lack of mention of Dorner’s father is a typical lie of omission that the liberal media engages in every day. In the liberal media’s view, to bring any attention to the status of Dorner’s father would fuel racist stereotypes.

    As I have become more racially aware, I catch the media in this sort of biased reporting more and more. I know that sounds like a black who claims that racism is everywhere, but that dishonesty and bias in the liberal media is there.

  • odious liberal

    It take a village…or a tribe….or a gang.

  • Tom Iron

    Our navy must be really hurting that this moron was considered officer material.

  • Superficial. Blacks are Blacks, father or no father.

  • Jefferson

    Only 25 percent of Black kids grow up in a 2 parent household. Yet in politically correct Hollywood, 99 percent of the Black kids that you see in films and television shows are portrayed as growing up in a 2 parent household.

    Good Times, The Cosby Show, My Wife And Kids, That’s So Raven, Sister Sister, Family Matters, The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, etc all portray 2 parent nuclear Black families.

    The nuclear family in the Black community keeps declining at such a rapid rate, that pretty soon a tv show or film about Black kids growing up in a 2 parent household will be considered science fiction.

  • MikeS

    Dorner: Another fatherless black man with a gun who should have never existed.

  • Johnny Clay

    It’s a sad state of affairs when you do a double-take when you see or hear about an intact black family.

  • LHathaway

    Which is it? Black men are mostly dangerous and predatory and it would be best if everyone could stay away from them? Or, we as a society need more black men in the home?

    Men in America need a renaissance of a sort. And then they need placed back in the home.

  • LHathaway

    “Liberal men are weaklings and cowards who passively accept this”.

    And males who accept the new ‘matriarchy’ are picked by women and then have children. If you don’t go along with all this ‘progress’ you’re less likely to be picked. It’s not to say they are weaklings and cowards, either. The new matriarchy has nothing against men fighting and competing with other men, quite the opposite, it’s only women’s bodies and feelings that must be protected.