May 4, 2013

Bill O'Reilly: The Ugly American and Why The Republicans Lost The Election

One major problem with bill o'reilly--when he does get actual information from an important person and expert on the subject--bill can't understand that he is really getting some good facts.  bill never takes the facts in.  These people wonder why they lost the election--bill...this is're out of touch....out of touch and embarrassing.

copied from Mediaite........

BET Founder To O’Reilly: Obama Getting A Pass From Blacks, O’Reilly Pushes Back On ‘Institutionalized Racism’

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Last week Black Entertainment Television Founder Robert Johnson commented on the high black unemployment rate in the United States, remarking that the nation would never tolerate white unemployment being in the double digits. He sat down with Bill O’Reilly tonight to further elaborate, admitting that President Obama is getting a pass from the black community because they still have “immense pride” in the first black president and are still “hopeful” he’ll turn things around.
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Johnson explained to O’Reilly why Obama has consistently gotten overwhelming support among African-Americans despite high unemployment figures.
“African-Americans have immense pride in President Obama as a president. They see it as a major accomplishment in this country and embracing an African-American leader. And they’re positive and hopeful, probably, more than anything, that his leadership will make their lives better.”
However, Johnson told O’Reilly that black unemployment has been higher than the national average for decades. O’Reilly cited statistic showing black unemployment under eight percent in 2000, and how under Obama it has risen from 10-14 percent. He asserted that the “primary problem in the African-American community is out-of-wedlock birth.”
Johnson disagreed, saying it’s a combination of many factors, including the U.S.’ “legacy of long-term, institutionalized racism.” He cited the drastic wealth gap between white and black Americans, saying that African-Americans are generally the “last hired and the first fired.” When O’Reilly asked if these instances are more do to with performance than color, Johnson said that when a societal problem exists like this for 50 years, there’s more at work “than just the failure of the family.”
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