Debtor's Dilemma: Pay the Mortgage or Walk Away

Well, in the post immediately preceding this one, we see that there are people whose financial situation is such that they have to [The Burning Questions]worry about eating between getting their monthly food stamp allotment.  That’s not the full story of the financial crisis as we’ve another group of people who, while not needing to concern themselves with food stamps, nevertheless seek to place themselves on the government dole... Read More

Coordinated warning to Obama from African Americans

An op-ed from Dwayne Wickham, a noted African-American columnist.  He’s reporting  on the Congressional Black Caucus’ anger at perceived slights from Obama.  The CBC recently boycotted some legislation to force some spending initiatives for neighborhoods and the unemployed in the districts they represent.  Several prominent African-Americans across the board are going after Obama in a coordinated fashion with the same talking points. They’re... Read More

Cornel West: Obama is for big business not the jobless

Well, it looks like some prominent African-Americans are taking the gloves off and starting to go after Obama as they should.  To be fair, Obama was somewhat hemmed in by certain things put in place by his predecessor such as the  $ 700 billion  Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to bail out Wall Street, but there really has been no movement to put much of anything in place to help the people as jobs continue hemorrhaging and home foreclosures... Read More

Myths that keep black Americans unemployed

An excellent op-ed from John McWhorter.  McWhorter is a well known African-American conservative and here he explodes the myths that African-Americans sometimes operate under that result in some remaining unemployed.  With respect to everything he says about the myth relative to securing employment, I’m in 100% agreement and there’s nothing to be added. Where we depart ways however,  is his contention that ending the war on drugs... Read More

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