Friday, December 29, 2006

Why one Hispanic immigrant is being trashed for his blueprint for success

A fantastic op ed in today's Wall Street Journal showing you the total lunacy of the left who trashes one of their own who has chosen not to be a perpetual victim to become a success story, specifically, Puerto Rican born Herman Badillo who recently wrote the book, "One Nation, One Standard."

"The main focus of "One Nation, One Standard" is the Hispanic community, and his central theme is education, without which, he emphasizes, no amount of work or other opportunity will help a person rise. What's got his critics in a tizzy is Mr. Badillo's assertion that Hispanic parents cannot depend on the government to educate their children. Instead, he says, they must push their kids and rise up against a system that steers Hispanic and other minority children into segregated classrooms of designated underachievers."

Read the entire article here.

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