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Black America -- What If Obama Were White?

acetech Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 5:54 PM
My best friend who is black is very unhappy with Obama's performance. He will not vote for Obama. It's not hard to see what 800,000 new legal workers would do to unemployment for people looking for work for three years. Being a home owner and trying to restructure his loan with over three years of delays, nothing has happened yet. Costs of living has gone up and up with Gas at $4.39 a gal no one will forget.
What if President Obama were white?

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said last year, "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."

The problem to which Cleaver refers is black unemployment. At the beginning of the Obama administration, 12.7 percent of black adults seeking work were unemployed. Black unemployment is now 14.1 percent. Black teenage unemployment at the beginning of the Obama administration was 35.2 percent. Black teenage unemployment is now 37.9 percent.

Last month, Cleaver...