Skip to comments.Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
Posted on 07/16/2014 10:09:24 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side.
In certain corners of this town indeed, often in or very near Obama's own neighborhood public school education is a joke, there are no jobs, there are no opportunities and there sure isn't much hope.
The same can be said about areas in St. Louis, Detroit, Oakland and in many high-poverty communities populated almost exclusively by Hispanics and African-Americans.
Putting aside the question of whether we should or shouldn't take in needy children at the border, we might ask ourselves: If President Obama manages to get almost $4 billion to give Central America's kids succor, might he endeavor to come up with roughly the same amount to help the Hispanic and black children in crisis in his own backyard?
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Yup... Barack’s traditional base is now asking what’s so wrong with THEIR kids that they get the short end of this dramatic rescue stick.
It’s still a warped view of things, but even envy manages to illuminate some truths. Namely, that their god in the White Hut really does have clay feet.
” ....and there sure isn’t much hope”
But ..... but ..... I thought Obama was going to bring hope.
You are right...it is a warped view.
But if Eric Holder’s people wake up to what is going on...they will protest this far more forcefully than any of us anti-illegal immigration folks will. It’s a little bit worrisome, imho.
“But America (Obama!) seems to be investing in prisons, seems to be ready to invest in more court systems and deportations, in helping the situations in Central America, and not in the things that will build the fabric of community life here the way they say they want to build the fabric of life in other nations.”
Well he kind of stepped on a banana peel there didn’t he.
Uncomfortably close to “Charity begins at home” — probably too close for him to dodge the taint forever.
“It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago’s South Side.”
The $3.7B would disappear to no noticeable affect.
Just like it would at the border, or anywhere else this administration would claim to spend it.
While I am not sympathetic to a coalition based on feeding at the trough, I do recognize that for the coalition of the democrats, the black part of the coalition has played by the rules, and have almost nothing to show for it. It is amazing how badly they are being treated by the Obama administration. Rich lily whites have their pet issues put at the front of the line, like the keystone pipeline, banning coal, etc. Anything that would create jobs has been shutdown by lily whites. Blacks have gotten scraps in comparison. Now, near the end of the Obama administration, they find that they are behind even non Americans in line at the trough.
Blacks were taken for granted by Democrats... and have now been cuckolded.
And hey, at least it used to be a trough chiefly for domestic use. That was better than nothing.
Thanks, Barack, for bringing the reductio ad absurdam argument to illegal immigration.
What’s kind of funny is that looking through the fear campaigns to keep them apart, the tea party and blacks have a lot in common. The tea party are the black republicans.
If foreign aid were based on population, you can bet that these countries would do everything they could to keep their citizens from heading to the US.
Abe Lincoln had a point... Slavery is a Bad Thing.
The irony (for lack of a better word) that we elected a President who’s only experience was that of a “Community Organizer” in one of the worst communities in the country! And now he’s trying to community organize us all into oblivion!
And I thought the oceans would cease to rise and the planet would begin to heal.
Remember that in a few years Latinos will be the dominate minority here. 0bama is just speeding up the process.
Any minority that gets caught up in the liberal dragnet will soon penalize its posterity through abortions.
Thats why they have to be imported by the thousands.
No amount of money dumped into the inner city hell holes Will accomplish a thing,what is needed is a major attitude Adjustment,and That aint about to happen in any of our lifetimes.
They aint gonna act white!
Ya gots to member, dees nu kids be future demodummie voters.
“Ya gots to member, dees nu kids be future demodummie voters.”.
And the kids described in the cites across this nation are already here. Adding this new bunch, at whatever the cost only supports the liberal ba$tards agenda. The goal is complete and total control of the gubmint FOREVER. How many do you think will ever vote ‘conservative”?
The $3.7B would disappear to no noticeable affect.
In 2014, here in the United States, poverty doesn't have anything at all to do with money. Many of us made it from birth to Social Security eligibility and lived most of those years without smart phones, air conditioning, large screen TVs, and $200 basketball shoes.
Somehow, it never occurred to me to sell cocaine, participate in a drive-by shooting, join a street gang, or father an unknown number of children.