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Subject:  Re: Obama 'leads' blacks into poverty Date:  10/8/2012  12:37 PM
Author:  warrl Number:  647686 of 745101

"From 2005 to 2009, the average black household's wealth fell by more than half, to $5,677, while white household wealth fell 16 percent to $113,149, according to the Pew Research Center. In 2009, 24 percent of black households had no major assets other than a vehicle, compared with 6 percent of their white counterparts."

To the extent that this is the President's fault, that would be Bush not Obama.

To the extent that it's Congress's fault, blame is about equally divided between the two parties.

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