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The Obama economy: More joblessness, more poverty, more misery

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Expert economist notes that the current economic slump is part of a long-term trend that began in the 1970s, noting that Americans – black and white – were better off in 2007, not to mention in 2000 2013 was the third consecutive year in which more than 45 million Americans lived in poverty Black Americans saw no improvement of the poverty rate in 2013, and, in fact, the rate is 4.7 percentage points (27.2 percent) higher than in 2000 By Charles Greene Five years after the end of the Great Recession, Americans are faring little better than they were before the ...

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Had Enough of Democrats?

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by Kevin Jackson of TheBlackSphere.net I can’t find the words to express my true outrage at what the Democrats did in ramming government controlled health care down our throats.  As the vote took place, it was a surreal moment, as if I was watching America being tortured. I asked myself this question.  Could the Democrats have gotten away with this, without the black vote? What I find amazing is just how ignorant black Democrats are in supporting these pimps.  For all their loyalty, black Democrats have gotten nothing but crumbs, handouts from the government, none of which helps  blacks or ...

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What Would Django Do? Arms and “The Man”

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by Jonathan David Farley, D.Phil. (Oxon.) Why do African-Americans side with liberal proponents of gun control?  Historically, guns have been the African-American’s greatest friend.  The great Ida B. Wells, who, like me, had to flee Klan supporters in Tennessee after writing a newspaper article, said that “a Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every black home….”  The National Rifle Association should try to win over black support by officially condemning the 1967 Mulford Act, the shameful law of the California Assembly banning the public display of loaded firearms. The campaign “What Would Django Do?” would also neatly ...

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Where was Obama?

Obama at NAACP Convention via Video

It turns out that the crowd at the NAACP national convention were paying attention to the fact that President Obama decided to pass on them this past week. Even though Vice President Biden was sent in to cover for him, the convention goers were shocked at his absence. Many people in attendance were asking why the first African-American President would skip over their convention in a critical election year. After all, it was in part of the NAACP’s efforts that he was elected 4 years ago. One prominent member of the organization was quoted as saying that his absence due ...

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