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· Feeling like no one is fighting for working people?
· Ceos taking all our money?
· Corporations shipping our jobs out of the country?
· Companies escaping THEIR tax burden?
· Having no health care?
· Health care costs killing you?
· Making an economic decision to not utilize your Health Care?
· Having no retirement?
· Big business getting so big it seems to control everything?
· Gas prices with record profits for oil companies?
· Your hard work being exploited by a company?
· The banks exploiting the average hard working American?
· Being afraid to ask for a raise?
· The cost of living rising faster than your wages?
· Being laid off?
· Being over qualified for your job because you can't find a better paying one?
· Living pay check to pay check?
· Working in fear?
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Maxine Waters On Jobs, Unemployment: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell'
With California's jobless rate now 12 percent, the second-highest rate of unemployment in the nation after Nevada, talk about jobs, the economy and the partisan squabbling in Congress dominated the “Kitchen Table Summit.”
"I'm not afraid of anybody," Waters told the crowd. "This is a tough game. You can't be intimidated. You can't be frightened. And as far as I'm concerned, the Tea Party can go straight to hell."
Waters has been outspoken on the topic of the unemployment crisis facing African-Americans.
Last week, she blasted Obama for ignoring the black community during his bus tour through the midwest.
"We don't know why on this trip that he's in the United States now, he's not in any black community," she said at a jobs forum in Detroit. "We want to give him every opportunity, but our people are hurting. The unemployment is unconscionable. We don't know what the strategy is," she continued. “We’re supportive of the president, but we getting tired, y’all, getting tired."
On Sunday, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) echoed Waters' remarks, telling CNN's Candy Crowley that African-Americans are “totally frustrated, and people need to know that the president feels their pain.”
“Almost every African-American person I spoke to said he needs to fight, and fight harder,” Cummings said.