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Dem Congresswoman Blames Black Unemployment On "Racism"
realclearpolitics.com ^ | August 23, 2011

Posted on 08/23/2011 12:09:00 PM PDT by VU4G10

"When you look at African American males, 40% of them are unemployed, those under 30 years of age. I understand exactly the entire nation must be involved in this recovery but the black community is experiencing a great recession. That's what we're experiencing," Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) told MSNBC.

"And all of the growth in the past 30 years, we see it slipping away. From home ownership, the middle class; it's slipping away from our hands. And it has a lot to do with many issues. Racism, shipping jobs overseas, access -- no access to technology. You know, the digital divide is there and many of the new jobs that's what it requires. So, we have a problem."

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1 posted on 08/23/2011 12:09:05 PM PDT by VU4G10
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To: VU4G10

i take this as further proof obama and his entire administration are in fact racist...


2 posted on 08/23/2011 12:10:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: VU4G10

Oh, geez.


3 posted on 08/23/2011 12:10:48 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: VU4G10

How many of those people she mentions have never worked a day in their life?


4 posted on 08/23/2011 12:11:49 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: VU4G10

no access to technology. You know, the digital divide is there and many of the new jobs that’s what it requires. So, we have a problem.”

Oh good grief.
THe ones who DO have access to digital technology are using it to flash mob rob.

Idiots.


5 posted on 08/23/2011 12:11:54 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Proud master of 2 golden retrievers. Best dogs in the world.)
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To: VU4G10

Let me guess, more “pie” would be the solution?


6 posted on 08/23/2011 12:12:39 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: VU4G10

God forbid we consider personal responsibility...........


7 posted on 08/23/2011 12:13:49 PM PDT by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: VU4G10

no mention of illegal aliens getting work permits?


8 posted on 08/23/2011 12:14:36 PM PDT by nbenyo
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To: VU4G10
Nice hat!!

For a clown...........

9 posted on 08/23/2011 12:14:50 PM PDT by Osage Orange ("Marine Sniper - You can run, but you'll just die tired!")
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To: VU4G10

The boy keeps crying wolf...the cries go more and more unheeded.


10 posted on 08/23/2011 12:14:57 PM PDT by MissesBush (Raising taxes on an economy in a death spiral is like taking up smoking when you have emphysema)
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To: VU4G10

Racism ay? Blame it on the black president and congressional black caucus slaves on the plantation. The race card is getting worn mighty thin these days.


11 posted on 08/23/2011 12:15:04 PM PDT by tflabo ( to have been selected)
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To: VU4G10
My boss is black. Six of my eight coworkers in my department are black. The production supervisors in the plant are black, and rose from the assembly lines.

The odd thing is that I never had to really think about it or that it mattered? They know there jobs and know how to run things. That's all that matters to me.

12 posted on 08/23/2011 12:16:53 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: VU4G10

Giving the democrat party the ability to play the race card on every issue seems to be one of the underlying reasons they worked so hard for Obama.


13 posted on 08/23/2011 12:17:00 PM PDT by Baynative (If the government was in charge of the desert , we'd soon have a shortage of sand.)
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To: VU4G10

No way in hell this stupid bitch could even define the term “racism” to have any correlation to what she is jabbering about.


14 posted on 08/23/2011 12:17:41 PM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: VU4G10

Call me crazy, but I’m just not in the mood to hire gangsta thugs who can’t speak worth a damn and are illiterate and who’s pants are falling to the ground, only to be held up by them grabbing their crotches. If if I DID hire them, I could never have the option of getting rid of them for poor performance, without being dragged through the court system. Maybe it’s just my racist whitey ways.


15 posted on 08/23/2011 12:17:50 PM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: VU4G10

As long as black kids visualize education as being “white”, they will not get those jobs requiring skills and knowledge.

As long as black communities experience looting and riots which destroy businesses, there will not be employers willing to establish businesses and provide jobs in those communities.


16 posted on 08/23/2011 12:17:55 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: VU4G10
Racism, shipping jobs overseas, access -- no access to technology.

She forgot to mention illegal immigrants. But hey, Obama just granted amnesty to God knows how many. How is amnesty going to help blacks in the job market?

17 posted on 08/23/2011 12:18:15 PM PDT by eekitsagreek (got no money and you got no car, then you got no woman...and there you are!)
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To: VU4G10
It's starting. They are doing what they do best. Agitating and riling up the thugs. Get ready my friends.
18 posted on 08/23/2011 12:18:15 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: VU4G10

That would be the liberal racism that works to ensure the Democrat base is hard to employ - government educated by union run non-schools, and handicapped by excessive government protections (e.g. minimum wages, setasides, HR policies, etc.)


19 posted on 08/23/2011 12:18:25 PM PDT by Rippin
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To: VU4G10

When are people going to associate the black unemployment rate with their horrendous H.S. graudation rates. It goes hand in hand. Don’t cry me a river over this!


20 posted on 08/23/2011 12:18:46 PM PDT by almost done by half
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To: VU4G10

I believe it is racism that is to blame. It’s those black racists who think that by pulling up their pants, getting an education and then working hard to earn a living they are acting white. So the opposite of acting white is being ignorant, lazy, slovenly and trash is being black?

Man, talk about racism.


21 posted on 08/23/2011 12:19:22 PM PDT by RickB444 (What one receives without working for, another must work for without receiving.)
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To: VU4G10
"So, we have a problem."

Umm...YOU have a problem Frederica.

That organ you call a brain has rotted away and has left a useless pile of goo.

22 posted on 08/23/2011 12:19:27 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Deploy. Dominate. Disappear.)
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To: VU4G10
Of course it's racism. . . .
White boys can work any time they want to.
The white boys not working now is because they would rather get unemployment than work.
When the world comes to an end, the MSM will make one last announcement.
"World Ends, Blacks hit hardest"
23 posted on 08/23/2011 12:20:08 PM PDT by DeaconRed (To the idiots that didn't believe us about ZERO: Hope you enjoy your less than a dollar in change.)
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To: almost done by half

graduation


24 posted on 08/23/2011 12:20:40 PM PDT by almost done by half
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To: nbenyo

Odd that.
Odd that every illegal that comes across the border can find a job in no time at all.
Odd that there are many Americans, born and raised by Uncle Sam welfare that can’t find any...........
Odd............


25 posted on 08/23/2011 12:20:53 PM PDT by Red Badger ("Treason doth never prosper.... What's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.")
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To: VU4G10

You have a cultural problem, lady. So — fix your culture.


26 posted on 08/23/2011 12:21:07 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: VU4G10
You know, the digital divide is there...

Snort. Yeah, black people don't have cell phones and computers.

27 posted on 08/23/2011 12:21:31 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Osage Orange

I am getting quite tired of racist pigs like this clown blaming all the problems they helped create on racism.


28 posted on 08/23/2011 12:22:17 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Osage Orange

Yeah right....thats a distinguished congresswoman. She looks like someone I would see at a casino boat. Welcome to Obamanation.


29 posted on 08/23/2011 12:24:14 PM PDT by thepatriot1 (...brought to you courtesy of the Red, White and Blue)
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To: VU4G10
hmmmm.... let's see... Pick up your pants.

Quit thinking that staying out of prison is a big deal.... you're NOT supposed to go to prison.

Don't get women/girls pregnant without marrying them and supporting your kids....

Speak English- ya know, fo' shizzle...

Finish school and stop thinking that if you make A's you're "acting white"... it means you actually learned something.

Stop getting on disability for fake seizures, fake mental retardation, back pain, heroin addiction, migraines,...etc.

Don't think of living in government housing, collecting government checks, eating what government food stamp provides is a family legacy to be proud of.

when 3 or more of you congregate in a store, don't think the merchandise is yours...it's not and you are just a common, lying thief with no redeeming value to society.

....and finally... look in the mirror, Maybe, just maybe that's the problem and not racism.

30 posted on 08/23/2011 12:24:13 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat, they sh#t on.)
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31 posted on 08/23/2011 12:24:30 PM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: almost done by half

Those graduation rates are deceptive. Even if the black graduation rate is 55%, many of those kids get to college and are seriously deficient in math and English language skills. I’d estimate that only about 60% of those on that 55% are functionally literate, so that means that less than one third of black students who were supposed to graduate this past spring are actually equipped to be productive members of society. Many of these people are not looking for jobs, so while the official black unemployment rate may be at 16%, their unemployable rate is probably near 35%, and going up every year.


32 posted on 08/23/2011 12:24:55 PM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." -Abraham Lincoln)
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To: VU4G10

Get OFF the government plantation!! Set my people FREE!!


33 posted on 08/23/2011 12:25:12 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: VU4G10

At least she admits she’s a racist. Recognizing she has a problems is the first step towards curing herself.


34 posted on 08/23/2011 12:27:59 PM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: VU4G10
"We have a problem". Yeah, you're right about that, lady. But you need to look no further than a mirror to see what the problem is -- so-called "leaders" in the black community who are more interested in hurling invectives and are wholly disinterested in accountability.

The shunning of Bill Cosby for his "controversial" comments by the black community is simply a disgrace and just shows how virtually impossible this problem will be to solve.

There, am I racist now?

35 posted on 08/23/2011 12:28:05 PM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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Would you hire this guy.....?

http://www.ircsheriff.org/community/online-tools/inmate-records-search/2011-00003935


36 posted on 08/23/2011 12:28:20 PM PDT by Capt_Hank (btu's...kcal's...to kJ's, but my activation energy is still high.)
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To: almost done by half

I actually just googles the black high school graduation rate and it is 47%, not 55%.So the stats I mentioned in my previous post are even worse.


37 posted on 08/23/2011 12:28:29 PM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues." -Abraham Lincoln)
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To: tflabo

I layed off 1 worker..... An Obama voter. I won’t hire libs, so it’s not racism, it’s just a by product of 95% obama support in the black community.


38 posted on 08/23/2011 12:28:55 PM PDT by No Socialist
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To: VU4G10
I need to get one of those hats!!!

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39 posted on 08/23/2011 12:31:40 PM PDT by vortigern
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Another "Racer" screams rasism, blaming Whitey, while the First Brotha is in the White House!
(When not on vacation)

Most Blacks, like Obamah and Michelle can't ever find blame in themselves but sure can blame a host of others that happen to be White.

Making America-Loving patriots out to be Klu Klux Klan members.

40 posted on 08/23/2011 12:32:33 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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has a lot to do with many issues. Racism,

I agree. Black entitlment is bankrupting society and the public treasury.

41 posted on 08/23/2011 12:33:23 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: VU4G10
has a lot to do with many issues. Racism,

I agree. Black entitlment is bankrupting society and the public treasury.

42 posted on 08/23/2011 12:33:37 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: vortigern

With that hat she looks like she’s ready to serve in the administration of President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.


43 posted on 08/23/2011 12:37:11 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: VU4G10

This is the racist dingbat who wanted congress to change the rules so she could wear her asinine hats while the House is in session.


44 posted on 08/23/2011 12:37:48 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Jim Robinson
Obamah, unilaterally calling for the halt of illegal immigrant deportations, bypassing congress and not enforcing existing law, should be grounds for impeachment.
45 posted on 08/23/2011 12:38:32 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: VU4G10

Frederica, then only way home ownership slips away is if one fails to pay for it!


46 posted on 08/23/2011 12:39:51 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: VU4G10

What % of African American males under 30 are employable and seeking work?

It seems to me that among the 40% that are unemployed, a great number of them may well be unemployable.


47 posted on 08/23/2011 12:41:45 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: VU4G10

Another imbecile heard from..


48 posted on 08/23/2011 12:41:50 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: vortigern

She wants to be a Mack Momma..


49 posted on 08/23/2011 12:42:59 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: VU4G10
I get a picture of young blacks walking in to apply for a job with half their ass hanging out of their pants, shoes untied, hat on sideways, and seemingly unable to speak plain simple english.
And then they blame whites because they can't get a job.
I guess they just need to be a little more hungry before the stupid wears off. Hunger is a great motivator. The free welfare ride needs to grind to a halt and all riders ushered into the real world of work or go hungry. Reality check time.
50 posted on 08/23/2011 12:44:55 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Rangers lead the way...... Delta, the original European home land security)
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