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President Bystander Tackles 14 Percent Black Unemployment

mhood175 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:03 PM
14% unemployment in the black ballpark? So, what is unusual about that? That is par for the course! Nothing has changed! I'm surprised its that LOW!

WASHINGTON - The jobless rate has risen to nearly 8 percent, economic growth has screeched to a halt, and there's grumbling among President Obama's most loyal voters about 14 percent black unemployment.

So Obama swung into action last week to deal with it. He shut down his job creation council, an advisory group of top business people, labor leaders and other political cronies, with whom he rarely met during its two years of existence.

And then Alan Krueger, who chairs Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, issued an incomprehensible Orwellian statement, saying that the increase in unemployment was "further evidence that the...