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Our view: In Erie, we want self-sufficiency, not poverty

There are 23 comments on the Erie Times News story from Sep 23, 2012, titled Our view: In Erie, we want self-sufficiency, not poverty. In it, Erie Times News reports that:

News that the city of Erie's poverty rate has declined, even as the percentage of children in poverty has grown, presents an opportunity for reflection and action.

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Since: Sep 12

Erie, PA

#30 Sep 25, 2012
TaxNoMore wrote:
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It's easy to blame all the poverty problems on the supposed insufficiencies of black people
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I blame it on one half black man.
Unemployment rates rose in 44 US states in July
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 44 U.S. states in July, the most states to show a monthly increase in more than three years and a reflection of weak hiring nationwide.
The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in only two states and were unchanged in four.
Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/08/17/2259 ...
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I'm Barack Hussein Øbama and I approve this message.
That's funny. Have you seen this?

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/05...

Since: Sep 12

Erie, PA

#32 Sep 25, 2012
info please wrote:
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50% over all 90% among blacks. We don't blame blacks we blame their white masters in the democrap party who created welfare to buy their votes (see: president LB Johnson) and destroyed their culture in the process.
The great experiment to learn what happens when all the material needs of a person is met and all moral obligations are erased has been a finished.
We learn they will vote democrat and contribute nothing else.
Ok, wait, 50 percent of all marriages fail, and somehow, that's proof, that lack of black marriages,(12 percent of the population by the way), is ruining a country of almost 400 million people???

Go back to middle school and learn how to add!!!

12 percent of 400000000,(us pop.) is about 48 million.

The remainder of the population (minus blacks) is about 350 million.

split that number in half, and you get around 176 million split households and single parent families. There are nearly FOUR times as many split white households in America!

I fail to see your point...tthat is, outside the fact that you're a fearmonger. Oh, wait....

Since: Sep 12

Erie, PA

#33 Sep 25, 2012
Barry wrote:
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Worthless. His policies have produced almost no jobs. At this point in Reagan's first term, he had created millions of jobs, Obama; just a few thousand. A horrible record.
Barry, you suck. Any idiot chatterbox can spit out complaints, but geez, do you have any facts to back you up?

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