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  • Pregnancy rates climb for Montgomery's Hispanic teens

    09/23/2011 8:07:36 AM PDT · by detective · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/22/11 | Rachel Baye
    Teen pregnancy among Hispanics is rising in Montgomery County, bucking a countywide trend of falling birth rates. The birth rate for Hispanic 15- to 17-year-olds was 39.7 births per 1,000 females in the period from 2007 to 2009 -- the most recent for which data is available. That is a jump from 33.3 births between 1996 and 1998 and only a slight drop from the 41.6 rate from 2006 to 2008, according to the Maryland Vital Statistics Administration.
  • CBC’s Cleaver Admits: If Obama Wasn’t President, Black Caucus ‘Would Be Marching on the White House’

    09/20/2011 9:33:02 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 31 replies
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | Sept 20 2011 | Bryan Preston
    What’s the most obvious difference between Bill Clinton and Barack Obama? Unhappy members of the Congressional Black Caucus “probably would be marching on the White House” if Obama were not president, according to CBC Chairman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.).“If [former President] Bill Clinton had been in the White House and had failed to address this problem, we probably would be marching on the White House,” Cleaver told “The Miami Herald” in comments published Sunday. “There is a less-volatile reaction in the CBC because nobody wants to do anything that would empower the people who hate the president.” Rather than march...
  • Black unemployment: Highest in 27 years (But they'll still keep voting for the Dems)

    09/02/2011 11:08:21 AM PDT · by Signalman · 16 replies · 1+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 9/2/2011 | Annalyn Censky
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The August jobs report was dismal for plenty of reasons, but perhaps most striking was the picture it painted of racial inequality in the job market. Black unemployment surged to 16.7% in August, its highest level since 1984, while the unemployment rate for whites fell slightly to 8%, the Labor Department reported. "This month's numbers continue to bear out that longstanding pattern that minorities have a much more challenging time getting jobs," said Bill Rodgers, chief economist with the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. Black unemployment has been roughly double that of whites...
  • Andre Carson: Tea party wants blacks 'hanging on a tree'

    09/01/2011 11:34:40 AM PDT · by americanophile · 61 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/31/11 | JAKE SHERMAN
    A top lawmaker in the Congressional Black Caucus says tea partiers on Capitol Hill would like to see African-Americans hanging from trees and accuses the movement of wishing for a return to the Jim Crow era. Rep. Andre Carson, a Democrat from Indiana who serves as the CBC’s chief vote counter, said at a CBC event in Miami that some in Congress would “love to see us as second-class citizens” and “some of them in Congress right now of this tea party movement would love to see you and me ... hanging on a tree.” Carson also said the tea...
  • Black Voters and the Battered Voter Syndrome

    08/25/2011 6:10:59 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 25, 2011 | George Boykin
    Black voters remain defiantly loyal to Obama, despite suffering from his mishandling of the economy and Maxine Waters' complaints about his focus on wooing white independent voters for his reelection. But of course, Democrats have long taken blacks for granted. This loyalty in the face of bad treatment is reminiscent of battered wife syndrome (BWS).
  • Cops Fear Violence Against Flash Mobs (as liberals do too)

    UPPER DARBY, Pa. - As police in Upper Darby, Pa., search for more young people involved in last week's flash mob, more adults are thinking about arming themselves with guns. People are talking about how afraid they are of being caught in the path one of these flash mobs while they're out minding their own business, and they want to be ready. Law enforcement officials say it's a nightmare in the making because ordinary, private citizens are getting gun permits. "We have people now that are fearful and carrying guns because of children. How sad is that?" Upper Darby police...
  • Dem Congresswoman: "The Real Enemy Is The Tea Party" (Florida Lib Joins Maxine Waters)

    08/23/2011 1:18:43 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 59 replies
    Real Clear ^ | 8/23/11
    "Let us all remember who the real enemy is. The real enemy is the Tea Party -- the Tea Party holds the Congress hostage. They have one goal in mind, and that's to make President Obama a one-term president," Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) said at a Miami town hall with constituents. Rep. Frederica Wilson blamed "racism" for the high black unemployment rate on MSNBC yesterday.
  • Black's Dilemma With Obama

    08/22/2011 4:15:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2011 | Star Parker
    Election of our nation's first black president is delivering an unexpected message to our black population. Blacks are discovering that what a man or woman does -- their actions -- is what matters, not the color of their skin. It seems ridiculous to point out that this was supposedly the point of the civil rights movement. Purge racism from America. But blacks themselves have been the ones having the hardest time letting it go. It is not hard to understand why black Americans were happy that a black man was elected president of the United States. It was kind of...
  • Barack Obama - Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants - Ram It Down Our Throats

    08/19/2011 4:35:46 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies
    Barack Obama Cannot Get Congress To Pass Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants So Now He Is Just Going To Ram It Down Our Throats Any Way That He CanAugust 19, 2011 If you are an illegal immigrant and you have not been arrested for committing a crime, the odds that you will ever be deported have now gone way, way down. With the Republicans in control of the House of Representatives, Barack Obama knows that he simply is not going to be able to get amnesty for illegal immigrants passed by Congress. But instead of giving up, Obama has decided to...
  • Allen West: I‘m Here to LEAD BLACKS OFF the DEMOCRATIC PARTY ’PLANTATION’

    08/18/2011 6:40:10 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 28 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | August 18, 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    ALLEN WEST: I‘M HERE TO LEAD BLAKS OFF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ’PLANTATION’ Billy Hallowell, on August 18, 2011 GOP Rep. Allen West believes that the Democratic Party is akin to a modern-day “plantation.” In an interview on Wednesday night’s “O’Reilly Factor,” he told guest host Laura Ingraham that he is the “modern-day Harriet Tubman“ and that he wants to lead fellow African Americans away from the the ”21st century plantation.” West made extremely bold statements throughout the interview, apparently undeterred by any negative response he might receive from the Democratic Party or from fellow African Americans. Commenting on anger...
  • Residents vent their ire over economy at Pelosi, Lee in Oakland town hall

    08/18/2011 11:45:52 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 08/17/2011 | Josh Richman
    They lined up dozens deep to tell of their economic struggles and to plead for help from the four Democrats lawmakers on the stage. A single mother laid off in 2009; an electrician who has worked only six of the past 24 months; a janitor locked out of her job over a medical-benefits dispute; and many more -- the frustration was palpable at the "Speak Out for Good Jobs Now!" town hall meeting that Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, hosted Tuesday night at Acts Full Gospel Church of God in Christ. Some of it was aimed squarely at House Minority Leader...
  • Betrayed by their Elders — And Their Party

    08/18/2011 9:44:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 18, 2011 | Tom Blumer
    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter needs to look at who really "damaged their own race." A week ago, in the midst of this, the summer of the flash mob — groups of mostly black teens who have attacked non-blacks at random in public places — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter angrily lectured his city’s young black thugs: If you walk into somebody’s office with your hair uncombed and a pick in the back, and your shoes untied, and your pants half down, tattoos up and down your arms and on your neck, and you wonder why somebody won’t hire you? They don’t...
  • Top Black Dem On Obama Bus Tour: "He's Not In Any Black Community"

    08/17/2011 1:24:12 PM PDT · by library user · 219 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 17, 2011 | Staff
    "We're supportive of the president, but we're getting tired. We're getting tired. So, what we want to do is, we want to give the president every opportunity to show -- to show what he can do and what he's prepared to lead on," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told a Congressional Black Caucus-sponsored gathering yesterday in Detroit. "Our people are hurting," Waters added.
  • Every Democrat once voted “No” on 14th Amendment;now they want to twist it to make Obama our king?

    08/01/2011 9:39:44 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 11 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | August 1, 2011 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Democrats have no shame, but this is a new low even for them. Recent talk from Democrats, especially Congressional Black Caucus,(CBC) members about having Barack Obama cite imaginary powers they find in the 14th Amendment as a way to rule by fiat are just flat out hypocritical. CBC member Representative James Clyburn of South Carolina clearly laid out the Democrats case for dumping our democracy and crowning Obama king so he can spend every last dollar we have. He said, “I’ve said time and time again, if the President gets up to August 2nd, without a piece of legislation, he...
  • Black Caucus urges Obama to use 14th Amendment debt fix (Compare to Emancipation Proclamation!)

    07/31/2011 10:03:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 30, 2011 | Mike Lillis
    The Democratic members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) urged President Obama on Saturday to sidestep Congress and hike the nation's $14.3 trillion debt limit on his own. In a letter to the president, the lawmakers argue that he has "both the authority and a moral obligation" to invoke the Constitution's 14th Amendment "to avoid an economic catastrophe of historic proportions." "We must not allow a political deadlock to cause the United States to default for the first time in our history," the CBC members wrote. "Now that Congress has borrowed money and incurred debt, we cannot – as a...
  • African-American Middle Class Eroding As Unemployment Rate Soars

    07/29/2011 7:58:22 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published July 28, 2011 | By John Roberts
    The unemployment situation across America is bad, no doubt. But for African-Americans in some cities, this is not the great recession. It’s the Great Depression. Take Charlotte, N.C., for example. It is a jewel of the “new South.” The largest financial center outside of New York City, it's the showcase for next year’s Democratic National Convention. It was a land of hope and opportunity for many blacks with a four-year college degree or higher. According to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute, in Charlotte, N.C., the unemployment rate for African-Americans is 19.2 percent. If you add in people who...
  • Unemployment Rate Soars Among African-Americans

    07/28/2011 6:57:17 PM PDT · by Freemarkets101 · 50 replies
    Brian Koenig ^ | 7/28/11 | Brian Koenig
    To put it lightly, the economy is a disaster, but for African-Americans, is it the Great Recession or the Great Depression? It could very well be the latter, according to newly-released data revealing widespread unemployment in the black community. (Fox News) - Take Charlotte, N.C., for example. It is a jewel of the “new South.” The largest financial center outside of New York City, it's the showcase for next year’s Democratic National Convention. It was a land of hope and opportunity for many blacks with a four-year college degree or higher. According to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute,...
  • Waters opens NAACP conference with fiery defense of race-conscious politics

    07/26/2011 12:58:14 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 40 replies
    Los Angeles Wave ^ | July 25, 2011 | Andre Herndon
    Rep. Maxine Waters delivered a blistering defense of race-conscious politics on Sunday, telling thousands of delegates to the NAACP's national convention that conservative politicians are actively working to roll back the voting rights of African-Americans ahead of the 2012 presidential election. "With only 15 months left before the next presidential election, Republicans are rewriting voting laws to require photo identification at the polls, reduce the number of days of early voting and to enhance voting restrictions against ex-felons and out-of-state students," Waters said, citing legislation signed into law by GOP governors in Texas, Wisconsin and Florida.
  • Ruinously Incompetent Obama Regime is Black America's Worst Enemy

    07/22/2011 5:35:24 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 22, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    "History is going to say that the black middle class was decimated..." Seems like the flexible Chicago Machine template for exploiting the minority vote -where Obama/Jarrett/Rezko profited from government projects while South Side blacks they promised new apartments got crumbling, unsafe slums instead- was (predictably) scaled-up to the national level for Obamanomics: over-promise, under-deliver, and take real good care of all your fellow racketeers in the process. Now that the False Messiah has blown trillion$ of the next two generation's money on would-be economic stimuli, myriad bailouts, and other misguided largesse, again crony-capitalist backers like GE and Jeffrey Immelt are doing just great...
  • Jackson Lee: Congress complicating debt ceiling because Obama is black

    07/15/2011 1:15:18 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 200 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | July 15, 2011 | Josiah Ryan
    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Friday strongly suggested that members of Congress are making it difficult for President Obama to raise the debt ceiling because of his race. "I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president,” said Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Why is he different? And in my community, that is the question that we raise. In the minority community that is question that is being raised. Why is this president being treated so disrespectfully? Why has the debt limit been raised 60 times? Why did the...