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Barack Obama's presidency 'has not
helped cause of black people in US'

The Observer [UK], by Paul Harris

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Posted By:Bubbasuncle, 10/13/2012 9:09:41 PM

New York - Barack Obama's election win in 2008 was hailed by some as ushering in a post-racial age in the US. However, recent books and surveys have shown that black American progress has often either halted or declined. From increasing segregation in the workplace, to hundreds of thousands of young black men in prison, to stuttering levels of black voting and a black middle class sent into reverse by the recession, the election of America's first black president – and his fight to win a second term – seem to have had little impact on any of this. Some of the most shocking revelations

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Of course it didn't, race pimping is a huge industry. The idiocy of liberals just never ends.

Dateline [New York] next to author's name. Publication must have origin [UK]. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/13/2012 9:17:22 PM     (No. 8931206)

An unemployment disaster for Black youth and men. Wealth in the middle class is down overall, but it is even worse in the black community.
Obama has been a disaster except for government workers and select union members.
You need an Obama waiver.
Or of course if you are satisfied with your Obama phone.


Reply 2 - Posted by: avikingman, 10/13/2012 9:17:28 PM     (No. 8931207)

Ann Coulter's new book, "Mugged" lays this fact out in very clear fashion.

Among several others. Available at your library (sign up on line), or Amazon, et.al.
When you're done pass it on or donate it to your school, library, etc., but watch out for the censors - yes, the do exist.

Libs love to run library boards for one thing.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/13/2012 9:18:58 PM     (No. 8931208)

The only persons helped by race pimping is the head pimps....Jackson, Farhakhan, Sharpton,obama, Wright, holder....


Reply 4 - Posted by: Scribelus, 10/13/2012 9:21:40 PM     (No. 8931211)

How about helping the cause of ALL citizens in the USA, of which black people comprise a portion? Excising the intensely painful carbuncle that is the Obama might be useful.


Reply 5 - Posted by: zzzghy, 10/13/2012 9:31:21 PM     (No. 8931223)

What, exactly, is the "cause" of black people in the US?


Reply 6 - Posted by: Phantomll, 10/13/2012 9:37:33 PM     (No. 8931234)

But they'll still all vote for him.


Reply 7 - Posted by: devnull, 10/13/2012 9:41:46 PM     (No. 8931242)

Until blacks in America understand that they have more in common with Republicans than they do with the Democrat race pimps, nothing will improve for them. When blacks value true education, reject liberation theology, embrace merit, and quit consuming the poisonous dichotomy of race victim/black supremacy they will attain equality.
I am getting to be of the mind that equality is not the goal.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Penney, 10/13/2012 10:19:08 PM     (No. 8931304)

Correction: Barack 0bama's presidency 'has not helped the cause of ANYONE, ANYPLACE, ANY TIME!' In fact, his statist policies have put America the Beautiful's ship of state in reverse, here & abroad!!! As a result, the sinking economy is hurting everyone, plus, every opportunistic despot on the planet is taking advantage of America's, 'empty chair,' bad leadership.

It is time for voters, -we the people, to elect a real leader/champion for America and the principles of liberty secured through the USA's magnificent, 'compass,' which is the U.S. Constitution & Bill of Rights, in order to get this ship of state back on course! VOTE!


Reply 9 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 10/13/2012 10:31:19 PM     (No. 8931327)

Doesn't matter...they'll still vote for him...

Which is why they're doing poorly...


Reply 10 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/13/2012 10:45:06 PM     (No. 8931355)

How sad smart black Americans must suffer the stupidity of their dumber black brothers. There are loyal black Americans and like everyone else, they suffer the consequences of this imbecile. Hopefully, they will awake and speak out to get rid of the jerk.


Reply 11 - Posted by: JAN, 10/14/2012 12:32:36 AM     (No. 8931516)

He rushes to the defense of his Harvard buddy, Skip Gates but has not uttered a single word about the horrendous murders going on in Chicago.

This is a man without a soul.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/14/2012 1:08:22 AM     (No. 8931545)

Aside from their votes, zippy wants nothing to do with black Americans. ( Unless they are NBA stars or are shoveling money at him a la Beyonce )


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: marthaville, 10/14/2012 4:30:48 AM     (No. 8931619)

If Obama was concerned about the black community, he would attempt to do something about the generations of black males who are unable to find jobs because they have an inadequate education.

It's great to pump billions of dollars into a failed education model, but it does nothing for the black males long past school age who are unemployable. Long term support by various levels of government has proven to be no solution.

Obama needs to stop focusing on the numbers of black people who will vote for him and begin to concentrate on how to change lives one at a time.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/14/2012 4:54:30 AM     (No. 8931636)

What? Those Obama Phones didn't do the trick?


Reply 15 - Posted by: sinic, 10/14/2012 7:17:01 AM     (No. 8931710)

We've been "helping" blacks since I was a kdd...and I'm no spring chicken. Typical liberal solution to everything...start out with a noble cause, ramp it up, cross the line, and turn it into a costly fiasco without any real progress or solution in sight. Just keep pouring other peoples money into it. IT NEVER ENDS!! I hope that Romney/Ryan win this thing, take the Federal budget and dissect it into miniscule pieces, and start chopping the duplication, waste, fraud, and abuse out of it. I'll bet they could reduce the federal budget by 30% minimum...and nobody would notice a thing.


Reply 16 - Posted by: bobdog, 10/14/2012 7:35:21 AM     (No. 8931736)

It all starts with our children. Black kids in New York are being unfairly singled out for discipline far more often that non-blacks, which is unfair. Black kids in Florida are held to unreasonably high standards, which must be adjusted downward to make up for the societal disadvantages heaped upon them by uncaring whites. Black kids in Chicago are ruined by the thousands because of inadequate teacher salaries. Black kids in Wisconsin are punished every day because of the union busting Governor who refuses to guarantee a working minimum wage for Wisconsin's teachers. Black kids all over the country are disadvantaged by poor nutrition, even though they eat both breakfast and lunch at school, and at government expense.

We must do more. Or so we get told every day.


Reply 17 - Posted by: uno, 10/14/2012 7:37:24 AM     (No. 8931738)

It's not just Obama, it is the democRat party as a whole that has "not helped the cause of Black people in the US", whatever that is. We've spent 15 Trillion dollars on welfare over the past 48 years with nothing to show for it except that the problem is far worse and bigger than anybody can imagine! That right there should tell you that something is very wrong. Education has crumbled and is probably worse now than it was in the seventies. The drug problem is bigger. With over 70% of girls having kids without marriage there is no family anymore. Conditions are deplorable. DemocRats have destroyed the Black family with their concept of depedancy for votes. Victimhood only breeds more victimhood and dependancy. The government can't be Daddy yet that's exactly what we have. Finally this is a huge drag on the economy and the Obamboozler has ramped up welfare spending by over 40% yet where are the results? It can only be concluded that his aim must be to spend anyway in his drive to make this country weaker because it surely isn't to help Black people. The statistics just aren't there to justify it.


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: FunOne, 10/14/2012 7:40:03 AM     (No. 8931742)

Obama is in a position to financially help his blood brother in Africa, and chooses to ignore any responsibility. That tells you a lot about him.

But, here in the US, he did provide a large number of cell phones. That should be enough to guarantee some votes.


Reply 19 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/14/2012 7:46:26 AM     (No. 8931754)

No, it's worse than that. Not only has he not helped, he has made it significantly worse. What a great opportunity he has squandered.

If repairing race relations had been his one and only achievement, it would have been a magnificent legacy. He would have gone down in history as Lincolnesque. And the entire nation would have been justifiably grateful and proud.

Instead, he will slink away to his luxury villa in Hawaii like some deposed third world despot with his ill-gotten personal gains, to be ridiculed and reviled for the inestimable damage he has done not just to his race but to the entire nation.


Reply 20 - Posted by: provide, 10/14/2012 8:11:50 AM     (No. 8931803)

What about all those kids that were named Barack?


Reply 21 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/14/2012 8:12:19 AM     (No. 8931808)

I talk to several black friends frequently, at least I once did. Everyone of them voted black in the last election. So much for race relations. So did most of the Hispanics I know. Now there are race riots between Blacks and Hispanics going on in some of the California schools. That isn't going to work out well for them. Coming to a school near you soon.


Reply 22 - Posted by: Maybeth, 10/14/2012 8:13:24 AM     (No. 8931810)

The black middle class is getting slugged in the gut just as painfully as their white counterparts. These, it's interesting to note, are black people who have been schooled and have worked to attain their positions in society. Yet, many continue to support their executioner.
.... Eric Holder can only do so much. He can give black criminal types a 'get out of jail free' card, but he can't demand that Obama's plans for the rest of America only apply to Whitey.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: strike3, 10/14/2012 8:29:40 AM     (No. 8931850)

#10, your comments apply to all races equally. If not for the "dumb" white people, who have much greater numbers, Obama would not have been elected.

Only a very small percentage of blacks have money, therefore they are of no interest to King Obama. The most valuable thing most of them have is a vote.


Reply 24 - Posted by: susieq1, 10/14/2012 8:36:29 AM     (No. 8931866)


Talking about blacks and jobs, every government facility I go into that is who has the jobs.

A poll person called me and asked my race I told him American. What has the color of your skin got to do with anything?


Reply 25 - Posted by: walcb, 10/14/2012 8:42:30 AM     (No. 8931881)

The "black community" had it right in their first assessment of Obama--he isn't black enough. Raised by white people in an area nearly devoid of black people, he did not experience what it was to be black. They should have stuck with that one, but then we would have had Hildebeast.


Reply 26 - Posted by: LZK, 10/14/2012 8:52:20 AM     (No. 8931905)

How 12% of the American population can control the dialogue 24/7 is amazing.....

Black Americans are Americans and ALL Americans are hurting under obama's heavy hand....

I don't see Hispanic whinnnnning. I see them working hard at demeaning jobs and paying their way -- just like my Mother and my sister and I did when WE came to this country.

America is a "dream factory" -- help President Romney get the job and he'll get out of the American engine's way....

LZK


Reply 27 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/14/2012 9:15:19 AM     (No. 8931944)

Why did minorities need their own president and their own supreme court? They already have the DOJ, Affirmative Action and the EEOC.


Reply 28 - Posted by: southernboy, 10/14/2012 9:22:10 AM     (No. 8931954)

@#24 "If not for the "dumb" white people, who have much greater numbers, Obama would not have been elected…"

Truer words never spoken. The Black population is only 12-13%. Of this percentage the number voting black, even 95%, is not a huge number. It's the idiot White liberals that have placed this fool in office, and to this day defends their actions; rants and raves at anyone who dares say anything against their idol, repeat the 'Romney is rich' mantra until they are blue in the face…and will vote early (and often, if they can). And they will remain the stone in the shoe of America until they pass over the 'Great Divide.' Eyes and mind shut tight.


Reply 29 - Posted by: caddyjak, 10/14/2012 9:31:39 AM     (No. 8931972)

Looks like the RNC will never say it, so I will "HE AIN'T BLACK". 50 white, 44% Indonesian, only 6% black.......Why is it taboo to tell the truth????


Reply 30 - Posted by: Arby, 10/14/2012 10:25:25 AM     (No. 8932076)

The entire dims agenda since the new deal has not helped black people. They did better under segregation and Jim Crow laws than they do now. Their families were intact and their employment rates were higher. That doesn't mean that we return to discrimination; we must return to personal responsibility. Blacks did well in college before affirmative action. Read Thomas Sowell.


Reply 31 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/14/2012 10:34:21 AM     (No. 8932097)

Thank you, U.K.

If I was black, I'd be so enraged that the Democrats put forth this mindless piece of human trash and portrayed him as a Black-American smearing me and mine in the process with the taint of how irresponsible, useless, and thieving black people are ....

But then was Democrats who started the Civile War, fought to keep slaves, and loved them some Margaret Sanger


Reply 32 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/14/2012 10:38:19 AM     (No. 8932106)

If you think race relations are bad now, wait until Barky loses his job 11/6


Reply 33 - Posted by: Janjan, 10/14/2012 10:40:08 AM     (No. 8932111)

The Democrat Party has not helped the cause of black people. Noticeably absent from most liberal news networks and in the leadership of the party. Sharpton and Jackson are tasked with keeping blacks down, angry, hopeless and blaming whitey. Their strategy of buying votes with social programs has had overwhelming success with minorities. If Obama wins re-election we will all become ghetto dwellers.


Reply 34 - Posted by: Carpe Diem, 10/14/2012 11:22:44 AM     (No. 8932195)

Let's see:
Most of the NFL is black.
Most of the NBA is black.
Most of the MLB is black, black/hispanic.
Blacks are in 90% of movies.
Blacks are in 80% of commercials.
These are numbers I'm guessing at, but you get my drift. I doubt I'm far off.

So can someone explain to me, what's their problem?
To me they're a favored race.


Reply 35 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 10/14/2012 11:52:30 AM     (No. 8932246)

Obama certainly has not helped America. There are a few causes Obama has helped. Namely socialists, communists, marxists, and muslims. He has betrayed everyone else.


Reply 36 - Posted by: snakeoil, 10/14/2012 1:08:37 PM     (No. 8932377)

Take the word "black" out of the title and it's accurate. He is a unmitigated disaster for the entire human race.


Reply 37 - Posted by: krause, 10/14/2012 1:32:09 PM     (No. 8932432)

The dems answer is to raise the minimum wage, the result of which is less jobs. Mean while, Obama is promoting welfare by eliminating the minimum requirements, pushing food stamps, and offering other freebies. Throw a biscuit into a dog cage and see how fast they will go in. That's what the dems do to minorities.


Reply 38 - Posted by: NotaBene, 10/14/2012 2:07:54 PM     (No. 8932513)

Go ask the ObamaPhone lady in Ohio. They love Half & Half and think Romney sucks.

Jimmy Carter started the Community Development Act. During Clinton Acorn community organizers occupied bank boardrooms until mortgages went to the undeserving. As a result, we all lost about 40% of the value of our homes. Affirmative Action is a dangerous activity.

We should not have elected a Communist Organizer raised as a Muslim just for the color of his skin.



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FoxNews.com, by Staff    Original Article
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Government workers in the city of Seattle have been advised that the terms "citizen" and "brown bag" are potentially offensive and may no longer be used in official documents and discussions. KOMO-TV reports that the city´s Office of Civil Rights instructed city workers in a recent internal memo to avoid using the words because some may find them offensive. "Luckily, we´ve got options," Elliott Bronstein of the Office for Civil Rights wrote in the memo obtained by the station. "For ´citizens,´ how about ´residents?´"

Al Qaeda haunts August
as State Dept. issues worldwide
travel alert, closes embassies

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Washington Times, by Ben Wolfgang    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 8/3/2013 12:56:43 AM     Post Reply
Citing a potential al Qaeda attack, the State Department on Friday issued a worldwide travel alert and warned American citizens that the terrorist group may be plotting a strike in the Middle East, North Africa or elsewhere. “Current information suggests that al Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond, and that they may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August,” reads a portion of the alert, which lasts until the end of the month.

Democratic Congressman:
Tea Party ‘Same Group’ Of
‘White Crackers’ Who Opposed
Civil Rights

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/2/2013 1:02:38 PM     Post Reply
Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) suggested on Friday morning that the tea party movement is comprised of the same types of people who fought against the civil rights movement during the 1960s. Speaking with the Daily Beast, Rangel said of the movement: “It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police. They didn’t care about how they looked. He added that the tea party movement can be defeated similar to how the civil rights movement eradicated Jim Crow mentality: “It was just fierce indifference to human life that caused

Texas prison system running
out of execution drug

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Associated Press, by Micheal Graczyk    Original Article
Posted By: Az Roadrunner- 8/2/2013 4:31:07 PM     Post Reply
The nation´s most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Thursday that its remaining supply of phenobarbital expires in September and that no alternatives have been found. It wasn´t immediately clear whether two executions scheduled for next month would be delayed. The state has already executed 11 death-row inmates this year, and at least seven more have execution dates in coming months. "We will be unable to use our current supply of phenobarbital after it expires," agency spokesman Jason Clark said. "We are exploring all options at this time."

New Links Emerge in
the IRS Scandal

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Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley A. Strassell    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 8/1/2013 8:24:46 PM     Post Reply
Congressional investigators this week released emails suggesting that staff at the Federal Election Commission have been engaged in their own conservative targeting, with help from the IRS´s infamous Lois Lerner. This means more than just an expansion of the probe to the FEC. It´s a new link to the Obama team. In May this column noted that the targeting of conservatives started in 2008, when liberals began a coordinated campaign of siccing the federal government on political opponents. The Obama campaign helped pioneer this tactic. In late summer of 2008, Obama lawyer Bob Bauer took


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