Two top GOP presidential candidate hopefuls just breathed more life into the old “lazy Blacks on welfare” meme.
Half of Americans have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income.
48.5% of the population lived in a household that received some type of government benefit in the first quarter of 2010.
Bachmann urges base to carry the burden of the rich!
From 1980 to 2005, 80% of all new income went to the richest 1% of Americans.
The fact that the average income for 90% of African American is just slightly above the poverty line is simply appalling.
My family in Haiti has lived through a lot. From a shaky infrastructure, to natural disasters, to kidnappings, to coups. Even the youngest of generations have witnessed these things. Despite these hardships they have still remained proud of their country. They are still happy to call it home.