Tuesday, June 21, 2011

African-American unemployment at 16 percent

You tell me, who is suffering most because Obama is making the rich pay more in taxes, and won't lower the business tax?

African-American unemployment at 16 percent

While unemployment among the general population is about 9.1 percent, it's at 16.2 percent African Americans, and a bit higher still for African American males.

CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports that, historically, the unemployment rate for African Americans has always been higher than the national average. However, now it's at Depression-era levels. The most recent figures show African American joblessness at 16.2 percent. For black males, it's at 17.5 percent; And for black teens, it's nearly 41 percent.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/19/eveningnews/main20072425.shtml

A big Obama scandal

If the business section of a newspaper doesn't send you into depression nothing will. Is Obama's economy really moving in the right direction, as Democrats claim?

Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News investigative correspondent, talks with Laura about the latest developments in the scandal surround operation "Fast and Furious." Obama's administration officials are still fighting to keep the truth a secret but it looks like a head or two may roll soon. (link) 


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