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Star Parker on the Disappearing Black Middle Class

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    #70 Jersey

    With homeless people at all-time high, though the media isn't reporting it much, there's another disturbing story not getting much play.

    The disappearing black middle class.

    Star Parker writes about it here,"Why do blacks still let Obama off the hook?" and has some data that are simply astounding, such as the following:
    She further asks a profound question:
    I don't know the answer.
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    Oh Jesus, here they come, the "good folks" on here would have my head if I posted this, I can't even mention gang bangers without them sh!tting their pants and squealing their race crap.
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    poor persecuted harry.... posts pretty much only about blacks and Muslims and can't understand why people say things...
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    It gets down to the fact that conservatives have generally stood in the way of black equality. Right or wrong, blacks, like other minorities, associate equality and justice with the Democratic Party, which since the 1930s has led the drive to integrate the military, provide better education to the poor, pass civil rights legislation, introduce programs like affirmative action to address the wrongs of the past, passed laws that outlaw discrimination (which the Tea Party wants to bring back at least for private businesses), and forced the integration of numerous industries. While the Democratic Plan has not worked as well as one would hope, the Republicans have never had a plan, and as many of the posts in this forum sow, there is a lot of focus by Republicans on negative behaviors based on skin color, suggesting that racism is still alive and well in Republican circles.
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    The middle class has been disappearing amonst all races, not only amongst blacks.. the unemployment rates amongst blacks are the highest in the US, coupled with the highest rates of incarceration...

    While there are inroads, there are as many obstacles...

    To say that this phenonemon is unique to Obama is another right wing myth...

    You play the media card over and over again, of course you do not see it if you only ingest right wing sites.. it is there if you want to find it.

    Your fascination with blacks will soon only rival Harry B, and you may become a one trick pony.
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    I'm fascinated by what I read in the news and especially the double standard on how that news is reported, haven't you noticed it?


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    Harry's only rival in that department is the OP when it comes to a fixation on black people. I suppose this thread is an attempt by the OP to apparently soften his reputation of black-bashing towards a kinder, gentler stance of "concern" and "sympathy" for their plight. Of course, he can't get through it without a dig on black people in the end. What a shock.

    "Materialism of socialism"...too funny...as if capitalism isn't solely based on materialism by its nature. Blacks = socialists...but they can't seem to help themselves. It's evolutionary.:rofl:
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    I'm disappearing out of the middle class myself--I'm less than two years from owning my own plush but not ostentatious home.

    And that reminds me, Darryls, did you read recently that black men have a longer life span in jail than out of it? Wild stuff.

    Jail would be very bad for me since my butt's so cute. Not that I'd know, only girls and gals have told me so.
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    Why does a person get incarcerated, being in Corrections you should know the answer to that (please, none of the poverty crap, if you want to see poverty read about the 1930's)
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    A major factor is differential judicial representation, not many poor folks can afford private attorneys and PD's tend to be more realistic. The "war on drugs is another factor".. blacks tend to be given longer sentences, and for many doiong time is a rite of passage..

    Poverty has a whole bunch to do with it, but you do not want to hear it..
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    No did not read the article about the black men have a longer life expectency in jail.. where did you find it the KKK times???
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    Why are there so few Chinese in Jail, why don't we see any American Indians in TV Commercials, I don't think I have ever seen a Japanese Fire Fighter--------------------------------:confused:
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    Can you try posting articles from a source less insane and credulous than WND?
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    yeah, I particularly liked the materialism / socialism line, too
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    I think I'm beginning to understand whats wrong with my brain, I watch COPS a lot on TV, I'm going out in my garage now and Pray.




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    You can try googling it, silly.

    Here, let me do it for you: black men live longer in jail - Google Search

    I didn't know the Atlantic was a KKK publication. This was big news last week. I guess you spent too much time here getting on your high horse.
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    You got the joke in a way not expected.

    It's a serious point made by Star Parker that totally eludes you.

    Christianity, which American blacks practice in large if not overwhelming numbers in a manner more consistent than whites (as one who has lived in DC I loved watching the ladies with the flamboyant hats coming and going from churches), is based on a non-material view. I mean I'm no Christian, but the materialism--I generally call it the outright theft--buttressing the socialist left is fundamentally incompatible from the message from the carpenter from Galilee.

    Placing icons does not an argument make, CW, as much as you think you're being cute.
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    Liberals will always try to ignore the fact that the Black Community LOVES Christianity and Jesus, it's very hard to find anything that Martin Luther King ever said where he doesn't mention his Faith, God and Jesus. When the Black Community shot down Gay Marriage in California they were following the teachings of their Religion, that is a fact.
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    Here's the peer-reviewed article:

    All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality Among Black and White North Carolina State Prisoners, 1995–2005, Annals of Epidemiology

    From the abstract:
    Interesting that the opposite was true for whites (at least for "chronic causes of death").
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