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The monolithic black vote and my Republican dad
WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Larry Elder

Posted on 11/14/2012 5:54:01 PM PST by Perseverando

Larry Elder explains how Barack Obama's party has betrayed minorities

In 13 wards in Philadelphia, reports the Inquirer, President Barack Obama received 99 percent of the vote! A local Democratic ward leader outlined the strategy: “In this election, you had to point out to people what was at stake. And in many cases, they felt that the Romney doctrine was not going to favor the working man.”

Obama appears to have held on to most of his percentage of the black vote from 2008 – even though the black unemployment rate in October reached 14.3 percent. Emmanuel Cleaver, the head of the Congressional Black Caucus, admitted: “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.”

Lower taxes, less government spending on domestic programs and fewer regulations mean a better economy for everybody. These were the policies of the ’80s under Reagan. The results for minorities? In late 1982, Reagan’s second year in office, the unemployment rate for blacks was 20.4 percent. By 1989, his last year, the black unemployment rate had fallen to 11.4 percent – a 9 percent drop. In late 1982, the unemployment rate for Hispanics was 15.3 percent. By 1989, it had fallen to 8 percent – a drop of over 7 percentage points. White unemployment, by contrast, fell “only” 4 percentage points.

Still, as one prominent black businessman once told me, “Voting Republican would be like voting for the Klan.” When I informed him that Democrats started the Klan, he replied, “That was then.”

In my latest book, “Dear Father, Dear Son,” I write about my Republican father. “No poor person ever gave me a job,” he would tell my Democratic mom in opposing tax hikes “on the

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2012; philadelphia; robthevote; victims

1 posted on 11/14/2012 5:54:04 PM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Beautiful.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 6:04:22 PM PST by kitkat
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To: Perseverando

Occams Razor DEMANDS consideratiion THAT.....
“Maybe blacks generally ARE STUPID”.....

Course if true.. then you have your Jews that vote over whelming for people that despise them.. and are proud of it..

AND hispanics that so... don’t know what “IS” happening..
they take Blacks and Jews as models.. and refuse to call themselves “bitchs”..


3 posted on 11/14/2012 6:16:57 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Perseverando

So, the vast majority of black folk voted for a foreign born socialist who uses a stolen social security number. And they voted for him purely because he be black? We expect this of them by now. Heck, they’d vote for Adolph Hitler if he was black.


4 posted on 11/14/2012 7:21:51 PM PST by LouAvul
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