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BET Founder Slams Black Unemployment Rate

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 8:26 AM
Pistol:***Thank you, AmLib, for starting my day with a smile. There is no other reaction possible to "It is about managing.....prosperity". Left wing policy since JFK has invariably been anti-growth and anti-prosperity Raising the minimum wage is a perfect example. Gov't bailouts by both parties, and policy which encourages choosing welfare security over opportunity to enter the middle class have been the biggest barriers to growth and prosperity.*** Nope. You cannot be pro-growth without favoring counter-cyclical policies. Abandoning the republic to the business cycle not only consigns families and whole communities to obliteration, but also undermines the most precious and sacred thing of all: the civilized order.
MudontheTires Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 9:08 PM
"Abandoning the republic to the business cycle not only consigns families and whole communities to obliteration, but also undermines the most precious and sacred thing of all: the civilized order. "

Yeah, we all saw how wonderfully government management of the economy works in the USSR, Red China, etc.

Nothing but prog talking points, PatLib.

President Obama may not be addressing the nearly 14 percent unemployment rate in the black community, but that’s not stopping BET founder Bob Johnson from speaking up. Via CNS News:

This country would never tolerate white unemployment at 14 and 15 percent. No one would ever stay in office at 14 or 15 percent unemployment in this nation, but we’ve had that double unemployment for over 50 years,” Johnson said while speaking at the National Press Club about the gap between whites and blacks in America.

“The national average is 7.7 percent, and African-American unemployment is...