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  • 'Virginia … we're not going back' (to $1.60 a gallon of gas or 5% unemployment)

    05/06/2012 4:54:22 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    Richmond-Times-Dispatch ^ | 5/6/2012 | By: Karin Kapsidelis
    President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday at rallies in Ohio and Richmond, where he cast the election as a choice between policies of the past or progress, and "a make-or-break moment" for the middle class. Before a boisterous crowd of about 8,000 at Virginia Commonwealth University, in the capital of a swing state that could be key to his securing a second term, Obama said that while the nation's economy still faces headwinds, it's making progress. He presented himself as a fighter for the middle class and cast presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney as a potential president...
  • The Welfare State of the Union (A permanent welfare class ill-equipped to return to work)

    02/10/2011 10:49:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 02/10/2011 | Jeffrey Folks
    President Obama has been speaking lately of what he views as an upswing in the economy. "The economy is growing again," he declared in the State of the Union address. Not surprisingly, he failed to mention that for 104 consecutive weeks, larger and larger numbers of Americans have become dependent on welfare. Or that within those families receiving welfare, fathers have become more and more irrelevant, and youth crime has increased. But, then, those are not facts that one expects to hear from the President in a State of the Union address, or anywhere else. What we hear, again...
  • Why So Many Blacks Fear Illegal Immigrants - Pt. 1

    01/28/2006 9:05:53 AM PST · by Founding Father · 32 replies · 1,407+ views
    BlackNews.com ^ | January 28, 2006 | Earl Ofari Hutchinson
    Why So Many Blacks Fear Illegal Immigrants - Pt. 1 By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, BlackNews.com Columnist Near the close of a recent spirited community forum in South Los Angeles on black and Latino relations, a young black man in the audience stood up and proudly, even defiantly, shouted that he was a member of the Minuteman Project. This is the fringe group that has waged a noisy, gun toting and headline grabbing campaign to shut down the Mexican border to illegal immigrants. GOP conservatives and immigration reformers denounce their borderline, racist rants. Their rhetoric didn't faze the young black man,...