Post a New Topic
Original post made
on May 13, 2013
Whoever steals a compressor already must have known it was in there. They would need a big truck to haul that away.
I doubt this could have been a random burglary.
I am a day laborer who has worked out of the Mountain View Day Worker Center for several months. The high moral character of the wonderful people that I became familiar with during those months makes me ashamed of my country and its people. Those "illegal aliens" have much to teach us, beginning with how they raise up their children into good, strong adult men and women.
It was extremely refreshing for me to spend three months working with these people. Yes, they are here illegally. Yes, they are colonists who have invaded our country. But they are, as a group, perhaps the finest people we have. Converting them into true citizens and integrating them into our society would inject badly needed moral leadership and family values into the decadent urban moral cesspools that we call cities.
When I studied economics in graduate school in the late 1970s, I was told that the effect of race on crime rates disappears when the statistical analysis properly accounts for income. IOW, when the statistician allows both income level and race as "explanatory variables", it turns out that all of the action is with the income variable; the measured effect of race is statistically insignificant. AFAIK, this is still true. Poor people commit crime. People do not commit crime because they belong to a particular race.
Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.
Post a comment
Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online.
Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information
We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.
Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?
- Bailey Park
- Blossom Valley
- Castro City
- Cuesta Park
- Jackson Park
- Monta Loma
- North Bayshore
- North Whisman
- Old Mountain View
- Rengstorff Park
- Rex Manor
- Shoreline West
- St. Francis Acres
- Stierlin Estates
- Sylvan Park
- The Crossings
- Waverly Park
- Whisman Station
- another community
Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
Cho's Los Altos finally opens
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 4,957 views
College Touring Tips
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 4,215 views
Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,439 views
Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,001 views
Anxious? Try Avoiding Avoidance
By Caroline Fleck | 2 comments | 871 views
Home & Real Estate
Shop Mountain View
Send News Tips
Circulation & Delivery
Palo Alto Online
© 2015 Mountain View Online
All rights reserved.