- Julio M. Shiling
Political correctness (PC) has invaded every aspect of American life. Language has been a seminal target. A “homeless” person, in a literal sense, is someone without a home. The term is misleading. Yet, we know what the one refers to when we see it in the streets of our cities.
In another era, this group might be called “hobos” or “bums”. “Undocumented” versus “illegal” alien is another display of this semantic trickery, designed to not offend, which has become a de facto 21st-century crime. America’s homeless crisis owes its calamity a string of failed public policies.
The left looks at statistics and consistently errs as to the cause-and-effect binomial predominance. The socioeconomic disparities between black and white Americans are another paragon of this vicious error. Here, leftism points to false narratives substantiated by the radical, Marxist Critical Race Theory (CRT) and cries out “systemic racism” as the root cause. Public policy failures that have pulverized black families and have fortified a “noble victim” identity class, along with fomenting a crippling social network complex to feed into this worldview, points to a more probable cause for these disparities. Vagrancy in the United States has suffered a similar fate of miscomprehension by leftist politicians.Continue Reading …Here are the Root Causes of America’s ‘Homelessness’ Crisis