Obama economy devastates black employment, Black unemployment rate 11.6 percent, 1.7 million more not in labor force, Employment to population ratio plummets 5.6 percent since Democrats took congress
“The share of families with an employed member was unchanged at 80.0 percent in 2013. The likelihood of having an employed family member rose in 2013 for Asian families (to 88.8 percent) and for Hispanic families (to 85.1 percent). The likelihood for white and black families showed little or no change (80.1 percent and 75.7 percent, respectively).”…BLS report, April 25, 2014
“This commentary does not oppose CHD funding of genuine, grassroots community organizations, run and supported by individual members of a parish or diocese. There is potential value and virtue in the collective voice. However, when the CHD funds Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations as in the best interest of the poor and supports organizations which advance other agendas, it divests the poor of their right to an authentic voice. This process tends to treat the poor as exploited units of human capital, rather than as human beings created in the dignity of God’s image.”…Catholic Bishops Report
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.”…Jesus, John 8:32
Obama hope and change decimates blacks.
Two of the demographic groups who were the biggest supporters of Obama have taken the hardest hits in employment. Blacks and the young.
Democrats and the left continue to use blacks and the poor as “exploited units of human capital, rather than as human beings .”
When will the black community in the US wake up, boot the demogogues out and embrace candidates of all ethnic and political backgrounds?
Soon I hope.
“The truth shall set you free.”
Here are some numbers, straight from the US Labor Dept. BLS.
They are from January 2007 when the Democrats took control of both houses of congress, January 2009 when Obama took the White House and April 2014.
______________________Jan 2007______Jan 2009______April 2014
Employment to Population______59.4__________55.2__________53.8
Not in labor force___________9,666,000___10,312,000____12,035,000
39.8 percent of food stamp recipients are black.
Blacks are 13 percent of the US population.
Is it working for you?